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YORE MAs pub quizz thread [NO CHAT!]

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  • I used to play for Barcelona, as did my brother and we have both represented Spain at international level. My brother is one inch smaller than me. Who am I?

    Ronald de Boer
    played for Barca :)
    so did brother Frank :)
    1 inch taller then him :)
    both represented.. Holland :(




  • :D;):D;)




  • Arragh I assumed football too.

    Would it be Severiano Ballesteros?



    [Aside: I had €20 on Angel to win Augusta. Woohoooo!:D]

    I'm older than Minecraft goats.





  • Not Seve.




  • Julio Iglesias


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  • Don't firemen have international competitions ?
    I duly nominate Jose and Hose-B




  • not footballers....
    interesteing....

    what about the Gasol Brothers...




  • Marc is an inch taller than Pau at seven foot one. By the way Pau gets paid $290,500.00 a week. I wish I was tall.:(




  • Marc is an inch taller than Pau at seven foot one. By the way Pau gets paid $290,500.00 a week. I wish I was tall.:(

    feck me I wish I was tall, that was a tough one, had to ask a mate in work on that one....

    alright I will keep it going....

    what country brought in the first law for criminalising porn and what year was it...




  • Excellant question. The subject matter stops people looking up the answer from work, not that any of us google the questions anyway. :D

    I figure it's got to be one of the more fundalmental church&states type countries (like that narrows down the list!). I'll take a stab at...Ireland.

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  • OldGoat wrote: »
    Excellant question. The subject matter stops people looking up the answer from work, not that any of us google the questions anyway. :D

    I figure it's got to be one of the more fundalmental church&states type countries (like that narrows down the list!). I'll take a stab at...Ireland.


    nope......




  • India?




  • nope....




  • After some exhaustive research I have come up with ... Japan?




  • I'll say the US of A
    but I think that was more Hayes code




  • After some exhaustive research I have come up with ... Japan?

    japan... not accoprding to my sources....




  • I'll say the US of A
    but I think that was more Hayes code

    nope well before hayes code...




  • You mean there was porn before cinema :eek:

    Who'd have thunk it.

    Victorian Britain ?

    Or are you counting some Muslim banning of erotic books in the 7th century ?




  • You mean there was porn before cinema :eek:

    Who'd have thunk it.

    Victorian Britain ?

    Or are you counting some Muslim banning of erotic books in the 7th century ?


    yep porn has been around for a long long time... pompeii had a lot of it...

    and you are spot on with Victorian Britain...

    "The depiction of sexual acts is as old as civilization (and can be found painted on various ancient buildings), but the concept of pornography as understood today did not exist until the Victorian era. Previous to that time, though some sex acts were regulated or stipulated in laws, looking at objects or images depicting them was not. In some cases, specific books, engravings or image collections were censored or outlawed, but the trend to compose laws that restricted viewing of sexually explicit things in general was a Victorian construct. When large scale excavations of Pompeii were undertaken in the 1860s, much of the erotic art of the Romans came to light, shocking the Victorians who saw themselves as the intellectual heirs of the Roman Empire. They did not know what to do with the frank depictions of sexuality, and endeavored to hide them away from everyone but upper class scholars. The moveable objects were locked away in the Secret Museum in Naples, Italy and what could not be removed was covered and cordoned off as to not corrupt the sensibilities of women, children and the working class. Soon after, the world's first law criminalizing pornography was enacted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1857 in the Obscene Publications Act. The Victorian attitude that pornography was for a select few can be seen in the wording of the Hicklin test stemming from a court case in 1868 where it asks, "whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences." Despite the fact of their suppression, depictions of erotic imagery were common throughout history"

    from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pornography




  • I was going to ask
    what wasn't made illegal because Queen Victoria didn't believed it happened ?
    except it look like it was an urban myth according to QI.
    Oh well
    Be back in a bit with the real question.


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  • It's a picture round. Looking for the name of this buxom wench.

    2418717222_74acb9f83f.jpg




  • Thats the fertility goddess. Venus of Dusseldorf?...something Germanic sounding anyway.

    I'm older than Minecraft goats.





  • Close enough you got the Dorf :pac:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venus_of_Willendorf

    over to you.




  • The power of the Dorf! Wonderful. :-)

    Ok, Who was the youngest man to walk on the moon...and how old was he at the time.

    I'm older than Minecraft goats.





  • I think he was 23.




  • Charles Duke 36yrs




  • Hogzy wrote: »
    Charles Duke 36yrs
    Spot on Sir. In 1972. :)
    [Passes the batton to Hogzy]

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  • What is the Roman numeral for the number 600?




  • DC


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  • Any chance of posting up a new question there Des? :)

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