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Quiz #8 - Computers

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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,910 ✭✭✭barnicles


    PM Sent
    :D:p


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,118 ✭✭✭shrapnel222


    MP envoyé :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 67 ✭✭scotchannie


    submitted :-)


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 10,912 Mod ✭✭✭✭Ponster


    1. Java 16
    1. C/C++ 13
    1. Basic 2
    1. Cobol 2
    1. html 1
    1. Hugo 1
    1. Pascal 1
    1. SQL 1
    1. VB 1
    1. linux 1
    1. Binary 1

    Come on people. You have to name the most popular answer, not just any answer... hugo?




    2. byte 15
    2. Megabyte 10
    2. gigabyte 9
    2. Bit 2
    2. kilobyte 2
    2. Ram 1
    2. Yobibit 1

    Before anyone says it, I know that all these are multiplies of bits but I didn't group them together as there would have been no real point in doing so.


    3. Internet Explorer 19
    3. Firefox 16
    3. explorer 3
    3. Google 1
    3. MSN 1


    Hmmm, I wonder who surfs using MSN? :)


    4. Dell 34
    4. HP 2
    4. IBM 1
    4. Microsoft 1
    4. Sony 1
    4. Toshiba 1


    For info....Microsoft don't actually make computers :)



    5. floppy 35
    5. Iomega Bernoulli disks 1
    5. Microfiche 1
    5. Minidisc 1
    5. Tape 1
    5. Vinyl 1


    Obvious answer here...



    6. bill gates 26
    6. John Backus 3
    6. Alan Turing 2
    6. Amstrad 1
    6. Bill Joy 1
    6. Clive Sinclair 1
    6. Gordon Moore 1
    6. Howard Aiken 1
    6. James Gosling 1
    6. Martin Richards 1
    6. Steve Jobs 1
    6. Tim Berners-Lee 1


    Bill wins out over all of people that some would consider 'real' heros of the age of the computer.


    7. playstation/PS2/PS3 25
    7. xbox/360 8
    7. Nintendo/Wii 6
    7. Space Invaders 1

    I grouped answers together here or else it would have been impossible to score properly. I pity the kid with just Space Invaders though....


    8. Solitaire 30
    8. Minesweeper 5
    8. hearts 2
    8. Jezzball 1
    8. Pinball 1
    8. reversi 1



    9. world of warcraft 27
    9. Warhammer 3
    9. Dungeons & Dragons* 1
    9. final fantasy 1
    9. Inclomplete Union 1
    9. KAL online 1
    9. Lord of the Rings 2
    9. Mazewar 1
    9. Runescape 1
    9. Second Life 1
    9. Tomb Raider 1


    10. Ctrl 10
    10. Esc 9
    10. WinKey 6
    10. Delete 3
    10. @ 2
    10. enter 2
    10. Alt 1
    10. Caps Lock 1
    10. F1 1
    10. f5 1
    10. Home 1
    10. Pause/Break 1
    10. Scroll Lock 1
    10. Slash 1


    Ahhh, I was hoping I'd get a few of these answers. It seems that some of the younger members don't remember typewriters all that well. 'Enter', 'Caps lock' '@' and 'delete/backspace' are all keys found on typewriters.


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 10,912 Mod ✭✭✭✭Ponster


    And the computer geek with these answers is...



    Square_igloo 580,00

    1. Java
    2. Megabyte
    3. Internet Explorer
    4. Dell
    5. floppy
    6. Bill Gates
    7. playstation
    8. Solitaire
    9. World Of Warcraft
    10. CTRL



    The rest of the gang.....


    christeb 577,50


    dulpit 568,00


    ecaf 567,50
    genie_us 552,50
    jaffa20 552,50
    Mark Hamill 545,00
    Lariainne 520,00
    Aisling 520,00

    Sean_K 515,00
    spike440 515,00
    See Ye 510,00
    Mathew 505,00
    $hifty 500,00
    Cacio 495,00

    Jane LS 88 487,50
    rgiller 487,50
    patrickc 487,50
    Macros42 482,50
    Tony 2 Tone 472,50
    Blisterman 465,00

    Janets on clubs 455,00
    jobucks 452,50
    Shrapnel222 440,00
    Culchie 430,00
    Eliza64 430,00
    Flojo 420,00

    Karlr42 407,50
    Sulukie 405,00
    Quality 400,00
    shinobi 395,00
    elmolesto 385,00
    Scotchannie 380,00

    sully 357,50
    Barnicles 352,50
    Peadar06 315,00
    lorweld 312,50
    nummnutts 310,00
    Suziewong 297,50
    Baby4 97,50


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,151 ✭✭✭Thomas_S_Hunterson


    Dang, I can't believe people said bill gates. He didn't even enter my head:pac:


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,590 ✭✭✭✭dulpit


    3rd in my first one of these quiz things, not bad... Cheers ponster...


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 12,807 ✭✭✭✭Orion


    It hurt me to say Gates - really hurt me - but I had to go for the most popular answer from the great unwashed :D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 580 ✭✭✭karlr42


    I'm glad someone said Bill Joy :D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 11,148 ✭✭✭✭KnifeWRENCH


    Yay! :D

    I'm shocked I won because I know feck all about computers tbh! :)


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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,524 ✭✭✭jaffa20


    Came joint 4th.Not bad :D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,407 ✭✭✭Baby4


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  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 10,912 Mod ✭✭✭✭Ponster


    Baby4 wrote: »
    This post has been deleted.

    Well I suppose that someone always has to come last !


    Your answers weren't incorrect but some were a little too obscure to get many points, for example:


    1. SQL
    4. Sony
    5. Microfiche
    6. Howard Aiken
    8. Hearts
    9. Mazewar


  • Registered Users Posts: 527 ✭✭✭Spike440


    I would have got away with it too if it wasn't for that pesky Steve Jobs.


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