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Diffney Christmas Quiz 2016

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,923 ✭✭✭vektarman


    Thanks for the links Brian, I love doing this quiz every year.


  • Registered Users Posts: 8 AnnieWalkies


    I am stuck on three. No. 9. N 2: S R
    No. 24. C amach 2 M is 20
    No. 49. CCG, O 1824, C 1923


  • Registered Users Posts: 40 JoCav10


    Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising
    Cic amach 2 meadar is 20
    Cork County Gaol, opened 1824, closed 1923


  • Registered Users Posts: 8 AnnieWalkies


    Thanks so much JoCav10


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,923 ✭✭✭vektarman


    I'm stuck on the following if anyone can help please.

    5. 30 D H S
    20. 5 E in the P
    32. H is A 20/20
    40. 6 S on the A F
    57. N 2: S R


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    vektarman wrote: »
    I'm stuck on the following if anyone can help please.

    5. 30 D H S
    20. 5 E in the P
    32. H is A 20/20
    40. 6 S on the A F
    57. N 2: S R

    30 Days Hath September

    5 Events in the Pentathlon

    6 Stars on Australian Flag

    Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    vektarman wrote: »
    I'm stuck on the following if anyone can help please.

    32. H is A 20/20

    Hindsight is always twenty-twenty ?


  • Registered Users Posts: 2 koditaly


    I have 4 left if anyone can help:
    10. 100,000 F (gaelige)
    59. 147 M B in S
    62. 10,000 S i at a G
    64. 3 L L from K
    Thanks!


  • Registered Users Posts: 40 JoCav10


    59 147 Maximum break in snooker
    62 10,000 saw I at a glance (Wordsworth)
    64 3 Lovely lassies from Kimmage


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,324 ✭✭✭✭Cathmandooo


    100,000 failte
    Cead Mile Failte


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2 koditaly


    Fantastic!  Thank you


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    Some of the numbers given above don't match the quiz I have (e.g. the cic amach one) - are people digging out older ones?


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    Gaspode wrote: »
    Some of the numbers given above don't match the quiz I have (e.g. the cic amach one) - are people digging out older ones?

    There are always two Diffney quizzes every Christmas.

    Those are clues from Diffney Quiz Holly Bough 2016
    brian_t wrote: »
    It's from the Holly Bough newspaper published each Christmas by the Cork Evening Echo. I'm afraid that you have to buy it (I don't)

    https://www.facebook.com/corkhollybough/

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  • Registered Users Posts: 29 colin2503


    Merry xmas all,
    I am stuck on one last clue. [font=Roboto, RobotoDraft, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]the R S is 360.5 K L.  No doubt I'll kick myself but any help gratefully received[/font]
    [font=Roboto, RobotoDraft, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Thanks[/font]


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    colin2503 wrote: »
    Merry xmas all,
    I am stuck on one last clue. [font=Roboto, RobotoDraft, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]the R S is 360.5 K L. No doubt I'll kick myself but any help gratefully received[/font]
    [font=Roboto, RobotoDraft, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Thanks[/font]


    The River Shannon is 360.5 kilometres long.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1 SamanthaRiley


    Anyone have #41 S C D-it T 2


  • Registered Users Posts: 29 colin2503


    Anyone have #41 S C D-it T 2

    Strictly come dancing. It takes 2


  • Registered Users Posts: 864 ✭✭✭magicray


    Does anyone have these ones, they are driving me mad :) thanks - or even some clues

    D for M, 42 M S D 1

    The D Q Y and S O 17

    1 L for the R


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    Diffneys for men 42 Mary St Dublin 1
    The dancing queen young and sweet only seventeen
    Dont think I got that last one


  • Registered Users Posts: 864 ✭✭✭magicray


    Gaspode wrote: »
    Diffneys for men 42 Mary St Dublin 1
    The dancing queen young and sweet only seventeen
    Dont think I got that last one

    Thanks so much lol how did I not get the first one !!! I was def overthinking it


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  • Registered Users Posts: 482 ✭✭Innervision


    Stuck on these ones if anyone can enlighten me!!

    A the R H 31
    2 S to E S
    1 D by D
    K Z 2


  • Registered Users Posts: 40 JoCav10


    All the rest have 31
    Two sides to every story
    1 Dance by Drake
    Kill Zone 2


  • Registered Users Posts: 3 Come on the Dubs


    River Shannon is 360.5 km long.
    Can anyone help with (11)A the RH 31 (44)the D Q Y and S, O17 (15)10 CL
    Thanks


  • Registered Users Posts: 3 Come on the Dubs


    Is (49)20th CW 2oth Century Writers???


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    magicray wrote: »
    1 L for the R
    One Law for the Rich


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    Is (49)20th CW 2oth Century Writers???
    20th Century Women

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20th_Century_Women


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    River Shannon is 360.5 km long.
    Can anyone help with (11)A the RH 31 (44)the D Q Y and S, O17 (15)10 CL
    Thanks

    All the rest have 31

    You are the Dancing Queen, young and sweet, only seventeen (ABBA)

    10 Cloverfield Lane


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,678 ✭✭✭brian_t


    JoCav10 wrote: »
    1 Dance by Drake

    The song is called One Dance.

    I wonder if this would make any difference when Diffney check the answers.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3 Come on the Dubs


    Thanks all.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 96 ✭✭BennytheBall


    Would welcome a clue to help me get these last few please?

    B RnaG 2/4/1972 (Breithla?)
    na 10 (n) A
    A W, the 1st D of L
    na 4 C
    k 2, M G-A


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