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    Judas
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Feb 28, 2023 12:05 pm

    1. Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, and cousins Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson are member's of which iconic 1990s boyband?
    Backstreet Boys

    2. What was the only song to win a Grammy in the category of Disco?
    Get Lucky, Daft Punk

    3. Nick Cave was born in which Australian Town?
    Brisbane

    4. Which beloved Australian group won the Triple J hottest 100 in 2021?
    The Wiggles

    5. In 2022 Daniel Radcliffe portrayed which Musician?
    No idea

    6. Which Marvel soundtrack has won two Grammy's?
    The Avengers

    7. What was the first music video was played on MTV?
    Where's your head at

    8. Which famous, late, British designer worked closely with the Sex Pistols?
    Cruella De Ville

    9. What was Britney Spears' first single?
    Hit Me Baby One More Time

    10. Who is in both Blur and Gorillaz?
    A monkey
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Feb 28, 2023 9:20 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver, I've been waiting for this! :D

    1. Backstreet Boys

    2. Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees?

    3. No idea?

    4. The Wiggles

    5. Weird Al Yankovich

    6. Black Panther Soundtrack

    7. Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles

    8. Absolutely no clue?

    9. Hit Me Baby (One More Time)

    10. Del the Funky Homosapien
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Mar 04, 2023 10:58 am

    Alrighty, it's answer time!

    1. Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, and cousins Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson are member's of which iconic 1990s boyband?

    The Backstreet Boys

    2. What was the only song to win a Grammy in the category of Disco?

    I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. The award was only presented once in 1980, due to the general backlash about Disco it was never presented again.

    3. Nick Cave was born in which Australian Town?

    Warracknabeal - out near the Wimmera Mallee Districts!

    4. Which beloved Australian group won the Triple J hottest 100 in 2021?

    The Wiggles! with their cover of Elephant by Tame Impala

    5. In 2022 Daniel Radcliffe portrayed which Musician?

    Weird Al Yankovich

    6. Which Marvel soundtrack has won two Grammy's?

    Blank Panther

    7. What was the first music video was played on MTV?

    Video Killed the Radio Star - a very tongue-in-cheek choice there

    8. Which famous, late, British designer worked closely with the Sex Pistols?

    Vivienne Westwood, as mentioned by @PnorkelPW she worked closely with Malcolm McLaren and they had a son together, Joseph Corre.

    9. What was Britney Spears' first single?

    ...Baby One More Time

    10. Who is in both Blur and Gorillaz?

    Damon Albarn, although Del the Funky Homosapian does feature on multiple Gorillaz tracks best known being Clint Eastwood


    @Judas @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 05, 2023 7:06 pm

    Love the extra knowledge on those answers @Lhiver..........there's some great little extras I'll be sticking in the memory bank.

    I'm pretty happy with my efforts.........some right, some wrong, and some I thought I had right that I was very wrong :lol: :lol:

    Can't wait for the next quiz
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Mar 06, 2023 9:06 pm

    Haha I didn't do too badly @Lhiver :lol:

    Learnt a few things too, love it as always!
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Mar 11, 2023 3:46 pm

    Hello everyone! It's time for our trivia! This will sadly be the final trivia I will be posting as I will be leaving the forums next Saturday, however, the wonderfulIn whic @Sunflowerseed will be taking over and keeping the trivia train going!

    I thought this week's theme could be history!

    1. How many wives did Henry VIII have?

    2. In which year did man first walk on the moon?

    3. How long ago were the pyramids built?

    4. In which year was Australian Federation?

    5. Which two countries were predominantly involved in the Cold War?

    6. Which prison was famously stormed on the 14th of July 1789?

    7. Which English Queen only ruled for 9 days?

    8. Who was the world's first female Prime Minister?

    9. How many times has Edvard Munch's Scream been stolen?

    10. Who painted The Last Supper?

    I'm looking forward to hearing everyone's answers!

    @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Judas @Charlie74 @Jaydelouise @Sparkles123
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 12, 2023 7:39 pm

    @Lhiver .............you're Lhieaving???? (sorry, couldn't resist)

    Thank you for all the tags and posts and creating the trivia and being so awesome on the forums. It's been great sharing space with you on here. All the best with whatever it is that's taking your focus from here.

    I hope I can do orright on for this last trivia...........you've left a great trivia legacy for @Sunflowerseed
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 12, 2023 7:49 pm

    Orright so history isn't a strong point for me but here goes.................

    1. How many wives did Henry VIII have?

    I think it's 6


    2. In which year did man first walk on the moon?

    1969???


    3. How long ago were the pyramids built?

    A long, long time ago...............I'll take a point please :lol:


    4. In which year was Australian Federation?

    1908???


    5. Which two countries were predominantly involved in the Cold War?

    USA and Russia


    6. Which prison was famously stormed on the 14th of July 1789?

    The Bastille............thanks year 8 French class


    7. Which English Queen only ruled for 9 days?

    Queen Shortstay


    8. Who was the world's first female Prime Minister?

    Margaret Thatcher??


    9. How many times has Edvard Munch's Scream been stolen?

    Twice?


    10. Who painted The Last Supper?

    Leonardo Da Vinci?
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Mar 14, 2023 10:19 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver, I've been looking forward to this! :D It's sad that you're leaving but all the best with whatever the future holds for you. You've been great to work with on the forums so thank you :)

    Not sure how I'll go but here goes!

    1. How many wives did Henry VIII have? 6

    2. In which year did man first walk on the moon? 1969

    3. How long ago were the pyramids built? 5000 years?

    4. In which year was Australian Federation? 1901

    5. Which two countries were predominantly involved in the Cold War? Russia and The United States

    6. Which prison was famously stormed on the 14th of July 1789? No idea?

    7. Which English Queen only ruled for 9 days? Lady Jane Grey

    8. Who was the world's first female Prime Minister? Not sure?

    9. How many times has Edvard Munch's Scream been stolen? No idea?

    10. Who painted The Last Supper? Leonardo da Vinci
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Mar 18, 2023 11:04 am

    Thank you @PnorkelPW and @ScorpionPW It's been amazing working with both of you on here! Everything you've shared and written here in these forums has been incredible and empowering for all the members here!
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Mar 18, 2023 11:27 am

    Okay everyone! Time for the trivia answers!

    1. How many wives did Henry VIII have?
    6 wives, Catherine of Aragon, Anna Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleeves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr.

    2. In which year did man first walk on the moon?
    1969

    3. How long ago were the pyramids built?
    Approximately 5,000 years ago

    4. In which year was Australian Federation?
    1901

    5. Which two countries were predominantly involved in the Cold War?
    The United States and USSR

    6. Which prison was famously stormed on the 14th of July 1789?
    The Bastille, Paris.

    7. Which English Queen only ruled for 9 days?
    Lady Jane Grey - between Edward VI and Mary I, Her reign is contested.

    8. Who was the world's first female Prime Minister?
    Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon and Sri Lanka three times between 1960 and 2000.

    9. How many times has Edvard Munch's Scream been stolen?
    This was a bit of a tricky one, there are 4 versions of the painting two have which have both been stolen once.

    10. Who painted The Last Supper?
    Leonardo Da Vinci

    How are we feeling about those? I feel like You both did well @ScorpionPW and @PnorkelPW
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Mar 20, 2023 9:12 pm

    Thank you for your kind words @Lhiver, I hope your new role is everything you hope it to be :)

    Not too bad at all, did much better than I thought I would! :lol: Can't wait for the next one!
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    Sunflowerseed
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 26, 2023 11:57 am

    Hi everyone, as you all know, I will be taking over Trivia from this week~ Good luck and hope you all will have fun~

    1. What event occurs at Walthamstow Stadium?

    2. What number is at 12 o’clock on a dartboard?

    3. What were the first modern Olympic pole vaulters’ poles made of?

    4.The custom of sending cards, flowers, chocolates and gifts on Valentine’s Day originated in which country?

    5. What year did the ‘ILOVEYOU’ virus began infecting computers worldwide?

    6. What US state’s National Guard still calls itself “the Green Mountain Boys”?

    7. Who met in groups of 13, also called covens?

    8. NADTA is a trade agreement between the US and what other two countries?

    9. In chess, which piece only moves diagonally?

    10. Ranidaphobia is a fear of what?

    @ScorpionPW, @PnorkelPW, @brisgirl27, @AAA, @tayb
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 26, 2023 7:46 pm

    It's great to have the trivia continuing.

    Let's see how I go...............


    1. What event occurs at Walthamstow Stadium?

    Quiddich???


    2. What number is at 12 o’clock on a dartboard?

    This I know.........20

    3. What were the first modern Olympic pole vaulters’ poles made of?

    Bamboo???


    4.The custom of sending cards, flowers, chocolates and gifts on Valentine’s Day originated in which country?

    Hallmarkolavakia??? :lol: :lol:


    5. What year did the ‘ILOVEYOU’ virus began infecting computers worldwide?

    2007???


    6. What US state’s National Guard still calls itself “the Green Mountain Boys”?

    California???


    7. Who met in groups of 13, also called covens?

    Pagan witches?


    8. NADTA is a trade agreement between the US and what other two countries?

    Australia and England???


    9. In chess, which piece only moves diagonally?

    The Bishop


    10. Ranidaphobia is a fear of what?

    Rudolf the red nose reindeer??? :lol: :lol:


    Great questions @Sunflowerseed............I was very challenged but feel like I'm going to learn a lot too
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Mar 27, 2023 10:00 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Sunflowerseed :D I've been excited for this!

    1. What event occurs at Walthamstow Stadium? Greyhound racing

    2. What number is at 12 o’clock on a dartboard? 20?

    3. What were the first modern Olympic pole vaulters’ poles made of? Bamboo?

    4.The custom of sending cards, flowers, chocolates and gifts on Valentine’s Day originated in which country? Italy?

    5. What year did the ‘ILOVEYOU’ virus began infecting computers worldwide? 1997?

    6. What US state’s National Guard still calls itself “the Green Mountain Boys”? No idea

    7. Who met in groups of 13, also called covens? Witches

    8. NADTA is a trade agreement between the US and what other two countries? Not sure

    9. In chess, which piece only moves diagonally? Bishop

    10. Ranidaphobia is a fear of what? Frogs
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