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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #225 on: October 02, 2011, 12:32:23 PM »
Raven's Quill 4: start at 04:30:18pm AND finishes at 04:38:18pm
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #226 on: October 02, 2011, 12:44:28 PM »
Raven's Quill 5: starts at 04:42:57pm AND finishes at 04:51:36pm
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Well done Raven's Quill -- you have completed the Slalom event. Best of luck with times and penalties. ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #227 on: October 02, 2011, 04:43:04 PM »
Annmarie 3: starts at 06:23:40 AND finishes at 06:37:08pm
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #228 on: October 02, 2011, 04:44:34 PM »
Annmarie 4: starts at 06:39:53pm AND finishes at 06:52:59pm
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #229 on: October 02, 2011, 04:45:51 PM »
Annmarie 5: starts at 06:55:42pm AND finishes at 07:05:37pm
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Congratulations Annmarie -- you have completed the Slalom. Well done. ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #230 on: October 02, 2011, 04:51:17 PM »
Entrants to date with number of sets completed out of the 5:


1.   Frogg 1/5
2.   DGSquared 5/5
3.   Chrissie 5/5
4.   Rohishetty 1/5
5.   prince_capri 5/5
6.   KateB 1/5
7.   Silt 5/5
8.   Boshman 5/5
9.   bowmorebill 2/5
10. Andrewf 5/5
11.  heidi52 5/5
12.  Raven's Quill 5/5
13. Annmarie 5/5
14.  Blue Moon Cafe 5/5
15.  max_with_word_processor 5/5
16.  Alice, a Country Gal 5/5
17.  Amanda George 5/5
18.  Matt Walker 2/5


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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #231 on: October 02, 2011, 05:36:50 PM »
Only one person so far has completed a set  of questions with a perfect 15/15.  That means some of those fast times will incur penalty points!

Still everything to play for.

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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #232 on: October 02, 2011, 05:48:01 PM »
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max_with_word_processor 4: starts at 09:46:20pm AND finishes at 09:54:57pm
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #233 on: October 02, 2011, 06:00:05 PM »
max_with_word_processor 5 starts at 09:57:36pm AND finishes at 10:02:33pm
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Well done! You have completed the Slalom. Good luck ;D ;D ;D
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #234 on: October 03, 2011, 04:54:26 PM »
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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #235 on: October 04, 2011, 03:29:40 PM »
Last few hours!

Frogg

     Rohi

Matt

      Kate

Bill



Don't you guys want to finish?

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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #236 on: October 04, 2011, 04:01:43 PM »
3 hours to go!

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Re: MWC Slalom starts today
« Reply #237 on: October 04, 2011, 07:03:53 PM »
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ANSWERS Set 1:

1. In what type of building would you find a nave?

A. Courthouse
B. Chapel
C. Hospital

2. Where would you find The Queen of Wands?

A. Alice in Wonderland?
B. Rochester Cathedral
C. Deck of Tarot Cards

3. Gerard Manley Hopkins established what?

A. A teaching hospital
B. Sprung rhythm
C. Irish high jump  record

4. Mariana’s trench is where?

A. On the moon
B. Under the sea
C. In the Milky Way

5. What is a flying buttress?

A. An architectural feature
B. A mythological female goat
C. An app for a phone

6. If ‘M’ = productive mechanism and ‘C’ = controlling mechanism, what does ‘S’ equal?

A. Sub-particle
B. Sequence
C. Segment

7. Which of these if the odd one out?

A. Bombay Sapphire
B. Colombian Emerald
C. Australian Opal

8. Which company began its early life above a pizzeria and a Japanese restaurant?

A. FaceBook
B. Bebo
C. Youtube

9. What year was Jesamine released by the Casuals?

A. 1968
B. 1969
C. 1970

10. Kala-azar is which of these?

A. Minor character in Disney’s Aladdin
B. A tropical disease
C. A magical incantation

11. Which wax has the highest melting point?

A. Beeswax
B. Candelilla
C. Carnauba

12.Alcanet root will give what colour to an oil?

A. Green
B. Brown
C. Red

13.On a convict ship to Australia, prior to 1815, how much water per day were felons allowed?

A. 2 pints/1.15l
B. 4 pints/2.30l
C. 6 pints/3.45l

14.How does vanilla grow?

A. On trees
B. On vines
C. On shrubs

15.Ninkasi was the Mesopotamian goddess who protected what?

A. Cattle
B. Beer
C. Honey



ANSWERS Set 2:

16. John Roebling designed the Brooklyn Bridge – what caused his death?

A.  Consumption
B.  Syphilis
C.  Tetanus

17. What country was ruled by the Ming Dynasty

A.  Japan
B.  Thailand
C.  China

18. What historic cinematic event took place in the Carthay Circle Movie Theater?

A.   First feature length cartoon, Snow White?
B.   First private detective character on screen in Murders in Rue Morgue
C.   First talkie The Jazz Singer?

19. Who played the original Godfather in the trilogy?

A.   Marlon Brando
B.   Al Pacino
C.   Andy Garcia

20. Which of these is not an observatory?

A.   Castle of the stars
B.   Castle of the heavens
C.   Castle of the firmaments

21.  Who was the lead singer of 'The Who.'

A.   Rod Stewart
B.   Roger Daltry
C.   Dave Dee

22.  What game would you bear off your pieces?

A.    Mah Jong
B.    Backgammon
C.    Scrabble

23.   Which one of these is not a member of ‘Take That’?

A.    Gary Barlow
B.    Jason Orange
C.    Joe McElderry

24.   What is laver bread?

A.    Seaweed
B.    Enriched dough
C.    Bird food

25.   What do the Parthenon and Ziggurat of Ur have in common?

A.    They were designed by the same person
B.    They were built at the same time
C.    Their walls appear straight but are in fact curved

26.   What is a Splayd?

A.     A tool
B.     A weapon
C.     A cutlery item

27.   Which one is not a sci-fi writer?

A.     Roald Dahl
B.     Edgar Rice Burroughs
C.     Lee Childs

28.   Which is not a dance?

A.     Tarantella
B.     Villanelle
C.     Flamenco

29.   A morning suit should be worn when?

A.    At a funeral
B.    At a wedding
C.    At an interview

30.   Odd one out?

A.    Blackfoot
B.    Wappo
C.    Chokwe




ANSWERS Set 3:

31. Who judged the catwalk-off in Zoolander?

A.   Donald Trump
B.   Tommy Hilfiger
C.   David Bowie

32.  What is burking?

A.   Simultaneously burping and being sick/vomiting
B.   A method of killing
C.   A form of sexual entertainment

33.  Who would be most likely to filibuster?

A.   A politician
B.   A stable boy
C.   A farmer

34.  A groomsman’s wedding corsage should be worn where?

A.   Waistcoat
B.   Left jacket lapel
C.   Right jacket lapel

35.  Pearls signify what?

A.   Purity
B.   Longevity
C.   Wealth

36.  Who would use pitons?

A.   A horse rider
B.   A rescue worker
C.   A phlebotomist

37. Where is kohl applied?

A.   Lips
B.   Cheeks
C.   Eyes

38. What gets ‘weighed’ on a ship?

A.   Foresail
B.   Rudder
C.   Anchor

39. Which plant could grow on Mars [theoretically]?

A.   Strawberry
B.   Asparagus
C.   Blueberry

40.  What is Ma’s favourite drink?

A.   Rum
B.   Brandy
C.   Champagne

41.  Which character played the middle brother in Bonanza?

A.   Adam
B.   Hoss
C.   Little Joe

42.  What was Nick Daws most recent book?

A.    How to write any book in 28 days
B.    Essential English for Authors
C.    Kindle Kash

43.   Factor VIII is important for what?

A.    Computer programming
B.    Blood clotting
C.    Sun protection

44.   Which is not a word for love?

A.    Amore
B.    Amare
C.    Amour

45.   Who killed Christopher Marlowe?

A.     Ingram Frizer
B.     William Bradley
C.     Francis Walsingham



ANSWERS Set 4:

46. What is the name of Bone’s skeleton girlfriend?

A.  Shakira
B.  Shannon
C.  Sheena

47. What do Victor Hugo, James Joyce and Nigel Tomm have in common?

A.  They all wrote in French at some point in their career
B.  They all called for the abolition of corporal punishment
C.  They all have been cited as writing the longest sentence

48.  Which was not an existentialist author?

A.   Albert Camus
B.   Jean Paul Sartre
C.   Ivan Karamazov

49. Cataracts are found where?

A.   Amazon
B.   Nile
C.   Euphrates

50. What is ‘Alice a country girl’ fond of?

A.   Lightning
B.   Dragons
C.   Roses

51. Where in a book would you find a prologue?

A.   Beginning
B.   Middle
C.   End

52. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is an example of what?

A.   dieselpunk
B.   steampunk
C.   clockpunk

53.  Who holds the record for the most posts on MWC?
A.    Gyppo
B.    Fire-fly
C.    510bhan

54.  Which of the following was not a film?

A.    Conditioner
B.    Shampoo
C.    Hairspray

55.  Where would you use a gerund?

A.    In the garden
B.    In a manuscript
C.    In the bedroom

56.   What creatures would be out of place at a rodeo?

A.     Snakes
B.     Steers
C.     Stallions

57.   Edinburgh - odd one out?

A.     Fringe
B.     Tattoo
C.     Piercing

58.    Dracula was set where?

A.     Scotland and Transylvania
B.     England and Transylvania
C.     England and Romania

59.   What character would be out of place in a ‘hard-boiled’ book?

A.     Humpty Dumpty
B.     Sam Spade
C.     Don Everhard

60.   Roald Dahl’s book ‘The Witches’ based which character on his mother?

A.     Mrs Jenkins (Bruno’s mother)
B.     Grand High Witch
C.     Grandmother




ANSWERS Set 5:

61. What is cardamom?

A.  Spice
B.  Herb
C.  Alcohol

62. Which is a childhood illness?

A.  Croop
B.  Croup
C.  Croak

63. Which of Henry VIII’s wives was polydactyl?

A.   Anne of Cleves
B.   Anne Boleyn
C.   Catherine of Aragon

64.  A flying fox is a type of what?

A.   Squirrel
B.   Fox
C.   Bat

65.  Rod Stewart was the lead singer of which band?

A.  The Rolling Stones
B.  The Faces
C.  The Kinks

66.  How many pages were in a ‘Penny Dreadful’?

A.   4
B.   8
C.  12

67.  Charles Dickens Pickwick Papers was originally published as a serialisation in how many parts?

A.  20
B.  30
C.  35

68. Which number Doctor Who was played by Chris Eccleston?

A.  8
B.  9
C. 10

69. What genre is Raymond Chandler famous for writing?

A.  Children’s fiction
B.  Crime/detective fiction
C.  Comedy fiction

70. Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ is their . . .?

A.  Motto
B.  Logo
C.  Slogan

71. The Golden Wreath of Struga is an award for what?

A.  Poetry
B.  Athletics
C.  Film

72.  What is a Pine Marten?
A    Animal
B    Bird
C    Fish
 
73. Raymond Briggs characters: who’s wrong?

A.  Snowman
B.  Bogeyman
C.  Sandman

74. Which is a swimming stroke?

A.  Moth
B.  Butterfly
C.  Ladybird

75.  Which car is not named after a person?

A.  Mercedes Benz
B.  Bugatti
C.  Alpha Romeo




Well done everyone who competed and congratulations to all the finishers.  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Thank you. ;)