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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:26 pm

    Better than I thought @Lhiver but @ScorpionPW clearly has my measure in the trivia game
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:17 pm

    Okay everyone this fortnights trivia is the covering music! I've tried to cover a few different genres and decades so hopefully there'll be at least one question everyone will know!

    1. Keith Moon and John Entwistle of The Who are said to have inspired the name of which other classic rock band?

    2. What was Freddie Mercury‘s real name?

    3. What singer has had a Billboard No. 1 hit in each of the last four decades?

    4. What track was Jimi Hendrix’s only Top 40 hit?

    5. Van Halen famously banned what colour M&Ms in their rider?

    6. “The Day the Music Died” refers to the tragic deaths of which artists?

    7. Cardi B starred on what reality show?

    8. Which Beatles album includes the tracks Here Comes the Sun and Come Together?

    9. Which band is created as being the worlds first ever 'virtual band'?

    10. Which musician connects the bands Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds?

    Okay everyone, I'm excited to see your answers! I'll be posting the answers next Saturday!

    @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Peace Dove @Alvarosyd @Runz @WildeReformed @chasityhd2 @Simply me @Focused ☀ @Mishme @bertalc1 @Shine01
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:44 pm

    I like to think my music knowledge is pretty good @Lhiver but these questions are next level!!


    1. Keith Moon and John Entwistle of The Who are said to have inspired the name of which other classic rock band?

    Led Zeppelin

    2. What was Freddie Mercury‘s real name?

    Got me on this one

    3. What singer has had a Billboard No. 1 hit in each of the last four decades?

    Gotta be that Christmas crap with Mariah Carey - hahahaha

    4. What track was Jimi Hendrix’s only Top 40 hit?

    Purple Haze????

    5. Van Halen famously banned what colour M&Ms in their rider?

    This I know............brown

    6. “The Day the Music Died” refers to the tragic deaths of which artists?

    Richie Valens, Buddy Holly and whoever else was on the plane

    7. Cardi B starred on what reality show?

    Next question.......

    8. Which Beatles album includes the tracks Here Comes the Sun and Come Together?

    It wasn't Sergeant Pepper...........either Help or Abbey Road.......

    9. Which band is created as being the worlds first ever 'virtual band'?

    Gorillaz??

    10. Which musician connects the bands Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds?

    Nick Cave..............legend!!!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:59 pm

    I don't think I now mant @Lhiver but I'll have a crack...

    1. Keith Moon and John Entwistle of The Who are said to have inspired the name of which other classic rock band?

    2. What was Freddie Mercury‘s real name? Farrokh Bulsara

    3. What singer has had a Billboard No. 1 hit in each of the last four decades? Mariah Carey

    4. What track was Jimi Hendrix’s only Top 40 hit?

    5. Van Halen famously banned what colour M&Ms in their rider?

    6. “The Day the Music Died” refers to the tragic deaths of which artists?

    7. Cardi B starred on what reality show? Rhythm and Flow

    8. Which Beatles album includes the tracks Here Comes the Sun and Come Together? Abbey Road

    9. Which band is created as being the worlds first ever 'virtual band'? Gorillaz

    10. Which musician connects the bands Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds?

    Aaand I think that's about all I possibly know :D
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:53 am

    hey hey! Here are this fortnight's trivia answers!!!

    I wanna say good job to both @ScorpionPW and @PnorkelPW , This was really one of the trickier trivia's we've had, although I thought that the Gorillaz q would be trickier than it was lol. But you both did well. And @PnorkelPW I 100% agree, Nick Cave is an absolute legend!

    1. Keith Moon and John Entwistle of The Who are said to have inspired the name of which other classic rock band?

    Led Zeppelin

    2. What was Freddie Mercury‘s real name?

    Farrokh Bulsara

    3. What singer has had a Billboard No. 1 hit in each of the last four decades?

    Mariah Carey

    4. What track was Jimi Hendrix’s only Top 40 hit?

    “All Along the Watchtower”

    5. Van Halen famously banned what color M&Ms in their rider?

    Brown

    6. “The Day the Music Died” refers to the tragic deaths of which artists?

    Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

    7. Cardi B starred on what reality show?

    Love & Hip Hop

    8. Which Beatles album includes the tracks Here Comes the Sun and Come Together?

    Abbey Road

    9. What band was the first ever entirely virtual band?

    Gorillaz

    10. Which musician connects The Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds?

    Nick Cave


    I'll be back next week with a new set of q's!!!
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:22 pm

    Nice one @Lhiver …………I was watching Rage last weekend and a Gorillaz song came on………I told my daughter “That’s the first virtual band” and then your question came up that week……….just lucky I guess

    Looking forward to next week!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 02, 2021 9:08 pm

    I've learnt alot here @Lhiver...I think it shows my youth how much of this I didn't know haha...I've started looking forward to the trivia, its a good bit of fun each week :)
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Aug 07, 2021 10:43 am

    Hey everyone! It's trivia time again!!! Let's pop on those thinking caps! This weeks questions have been put together by the wonderful @Peace Dove

    1. How many languages are written from left to right?

    2. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Venus Williams or Serena Williams?

    3. Which monarch officially made Valentine's Day a holiday in 1537?

    4. Iceland diverted roads to avoid disturbing communities of what?

    5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)?

    6. Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?

    7. The ancient Phoenician city of Constantine is located in what modern-day Arab country?

    8. Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones?

    9. What was the first feature-length animated movie ever released?

    10. Which country won the first-ever soccer World Cup in 1930?

    Who wants to give it a crack? @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Angel.w @UltraViolet @Rob123 @Anon1 @EtherealAngel111 @Starlee @nancyrose @Jak88
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:29 pm

    Orright! Let’s see how I fare with @Peace Dove 's trivia this week………


    1. How many languages are written from left to right?

    87……….what a question!!


    2. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Venus Williams or Serena Williams?

    Serena


    3. Which monarch officially made Valentine's Day a holiday in 1537?

    Henry V111


    4. Iceland diverted roads to avoid disturbing communities of what?

    Seals


    5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)?

    Marie Curie


    6. Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?

    This I know from Chef days - Honey


    7. The ancient Phoenician city of Constantine is located in what modern-day Arab country?

    Oman………..at a total guess…..obviously


    8. Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones?

    Only thing big enough I can think of is Russia


    9. What was the first feature-length animated movie ever released?

    Steamboat Mickey……..or sumfink involving Mickey Mouse


    10. Which country won the first-ever soccer World Cup in 1930?

    France???


    No such thing as an easy quiz with you lot!!! – LOLOLOLOL
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:49 pm

    Alright, I'll give it a crack @Peace Dove but I'm not gonna lie, this is a bit out of my depth I think! :D

    1. How many languages are written from left to right?

    Absolutely no clue

    2. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Venus Williams or Serena Williams?

    Serena


    3. Which monarch officially made Valentine's Day a holiday in 1537?

    King Henry VII


    4. Iceland diverted roads to avoid disturbing communities of what?

    Penguins


    5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)?



    6. Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?

    Twinkies


    7. The ancient Phoenician city of Constantine is located in what modern-day Arab country?

    Algeria

    8. Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones?

    Russia


    9. What was the first feature-length animated movie ever released?

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs


    10. Which country won the first-ever soccer World Cup in 1930?

    Brazil
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:27 pm

    Twinkies, I love that answer @ScorpionPW. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Wed Aug 11, 2021 9:03 pm

    Haha, it was the first thing that came to mind @Peace Dove :lol:
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Aug 14, 2021 11:12 am

    Okay everyone! Here are this fortnights trivia answer!!!

    1. How many languages are written from left to right? 12

    2. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Venus Williams or Serena Williams? Serena Williams

    3. Which monarch officially made Valentine's Day a holiday in 1537? Henry VIII

    4. Iceland diverted roads to avoid disturbing communities of what? Elves

    5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)? Marie Curie

    6. Which is the only edible food that never goes bad? Honey

    7. The ancient Phoenician city of Constantine is located in what modern-day Arab country? Algeria

    8. Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones? Russia

    9. What was the first feature-length animated movie ever released? Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    10. Which country won the first-ever soccer World Cup in 1930? Uruguay

    How did we go everyone?

    @ScorpionPW I'm slightly devastated that twinkies wasn't the answer lol
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:29 pm

    LOL...well @Lhiver, I'm just going to pretend it is twinkies :lol:
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Aug 28, 2021 11:09 am

    A new fortnight a new round of trivia!

    This week the theme is sport!



    1. How many AFL teams are there?

    2. In which country was Rugby invented?

    3. How many players are on the court during a game of netball?

    4. Who is the world highest paid football player

    5. How many gold medals did Australia win at the 2020 Olympics?

    6. What sport was renamed “artistic swimming” in 2017?

    7. What AFL team has won the most Wooden Spoons?

    8. Where would you find Phar Lap the Horse?

    9. What is the name of the New Zealand’s national Rugby Union team?

    10. In which town was Australian Cricket legend Don Brandman born?

    Good luck everyone!

    @Simply me @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Deyfhob @Peace Dove @kegs777 @coda @Zenpoppy @Jessjess @BonsaiBeginner @Rob123 @CatMumofone
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