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Diffney Quiz 2010 - Hollybough

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  • 12-11-2010 7:01pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 23


    Got the Hollybough today. For me that's the first step in the relentless march towards Christmas. I started immediately on the Diffney Quiz. Not doing too badly, but I am looking for answers for the following:
    (Don't forget to use the 'spoiler' to blank the answers)
    7. The B H 100
    17. It's B 7 H and 15 D
    21. 5 V in the A
    23. The 7 D M by A C
    26. 4 D on a P
    34. The A at N 8/11/1960
    37. The O 1 for M by J S
    38. The 1st W C
    41. 1 M M is A M P
    43. H S M 3: S Y
    45. N 1, K E
    46. 8 L of a S
    50. 24 L in the G A
    54. 3 P for a D G in R
    55. 4 C P of the C
    58. 568 M in a P
    60. 33 M R at the S J M


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    43. H S M 3: S Y
    High School Musical 3: Senior Year ... It's embarrassing that I know that :pac:


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    37. The O 1 for M by J S
    The Only One For Me by John Spillane?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    7. The B H 100
    The Billboard Hot 100


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    17. It's B 7 H and 15 D
    It's been 7 hours and 15 days

    Sorry for all the separate posts by the way, as soon as I posted one another came to me!


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    21. 5 V in the A
    5 Vowels in the alphabet


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    50. 24 L in the G A
    24 Letters in the Greek Alphabet


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    54. 3 P for a D G in R
    3 points for a Drop Goal in Rugby


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    58. 568 M in a P
    568 Ml in a Pint


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    34. The A at N 8/11/1960
    The Ambush at Niemba 8/11/1960


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    41. 1 M M is A M P
    Just googled this, never heard of the saying myself - One man's meat is another man's poison


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    38. The 1st W C
    1938 The 1st World Cup


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,528 ✭✭✭jubella


    46. 8 L of a S
    8 legs of a spider?


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    55. 4 C P of the C
    4 Cardinal Points of the Compass?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    Thank you Folks. That was quick. That leaves 45 and 60. Keep the brain cells working ...


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    Thank you Folks. That was quick. That leaves 45 and 60. Keep the brain cells working ...

    Put us out of our misery on these 2 then please :)

    23. The 7 D M by A C
    26. 4 D on a P


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    26. The 7 D M by A C
    The Seven Dials Mystery by Agatha Christie


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    I still need:

    26. 4 D on a P
    45. N 1, K E
    60. 33 M R at the S J M


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    Here's the entire quiz as a PDF. There's a €500 prize - and photocopies are accepted.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    60. 33 M at the S J M.
    33 Miners at the San Jose Mine


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    26. 4 D on a P.
    I'm not so sure about this one.
    4 Digits on a PIN?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,749 ✭✭✭✭Inquitus


    26. 4 D on a P.
    I'm not so sure about this one.
    4 Digits on a PIN?

    Would be in not on you'd think, but perhaps.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    38. The 1st W C

    isn't the first World Cup
    It just came to me, it's:
    The First Wives Club


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    I agree totally with the 'on v in' distinction - that's why I was dubious.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5 hillbilly26


    any body got these??
    4: the T of P 123
    9: 3rd T L
    10: f-16 FF
    12: M L for 969 Y
    13: the A are 4500 M L
    15: 2010 S W the W C
    26: 4 D on a P
    40: a B 52 B
    44: F T M 1790- 1856
    47: M B is 952 H B
    48: C at half the P
    49: 10 D that S the W
    56: W I 64 by the B
    59: D '63(O W a N)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    The T of P 123.
    The Taking Of Pelham 123

    3rd T L.
    3rd time lucky

    F-16 FF.
    The plane: F-16 Fighting Falcon

    M L for 969 Y.
    Methuselah lived for 969 years

    The A are 4500 M L.
    The Andes are 4,500 miles long

    2010 S W the W C.
    2010 Spain won the World Cup


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    A B52 B.
    A B-52 bomber

    F T M 1790-1856.
    Father Theobald Mathew

    M B is 952 M H.
    Mt Brandon is 952 metres high

    C at half the P.
    Cheap at half the price

    10 D that S the W.
    10 days that shook the world

    W I 64 by the B.
    When I'm 64 by The Beatles

    D '63(O W a N).
    December '63 (Oh What A Night) - go on, sing along I bet you know it :-)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 23 SerenityNow


    Sorry! Finger trouble. Number 60 should have been
    33 M R at the S J M
    33 miners rescued at the San Jose Mine


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5 hillbilly26


    20: the B of the R P 13/12/1939
    27: R G , B 2/3/1949
    32: 5 on a T I by E B


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14 Towzer100


    Can somebody please tell me what 4 D on a P is??

    Thanks!!


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5 hillbilly26


    Is 28: 1st watch, 8.00PM to midnight??


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