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Diffney quiz 2017

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  • 22-12-2017 12:57am
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 6


    Final 3. Pulling my hair out. Numbers 11,19 and 34. All help welcome. Race on with the sisters!! Sad, I know.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 73,438 ✭✭✭✭colm_mcm


    Stick the 3 questions up


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,300 ✭✭✭✭razorblunt


    19. The Battle of Lerida 1942


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,461 ✭✭✭vandriver


    34 :500 Roman Numeral D


  • Registered Users Posts: 6 Lileyleitrim


    colm_mcm wrote: »
    Stick the 3 questions up

    Down to last one!! P 4th s by B.D.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6 Lileyleitrim


    razorblunt wrote: »
    19. The Battle of Lerida 1942

    Thank u!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6 Lileyleitrim


    vandriver wrote: »
    34 :500 Roman Numeral D

    Ta van driver. One left. P 4th S by B.D


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Education Moderators Posts: 27,166 CMod ✭✭✭✭spurious


    Ta van driver. One left. P 4th S by B.D

    Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan


  • Registered Users Posts: 6 Lileyleitrim


    spurious wrote: »
    Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan

    Genius!!! Many thanks.


  • Registered Users Posts: 663 ✭✭✭fluky1


    I don't know the answer to these

    M is 814 M H
    C na P, F 1946
    K 2 B with 1 S
    G (M 21st - J 20th
    01/04, L na (n)A (Gaeilge)
    Y the 1 TiW
    the M 7
    l 1 E and O the O
    1 for the R B
    5 F 2, E of B
    D B R 16, D A to B
    the S-H is N 9 in R
    C22 by J H
    158 S in D E
    U,M,L,C the 4 P


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,674 ✭✭✭brian_t


    Mweelrea is 814 metres high

    Gemini (may - june)

    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6 Lileyleitrim


    fluky1 wrote: »
    I don't know the answer to these

    M is 814 M H
    C na P, F 1946
    K 2 B with 1 S
    G (M 21st - J 20th
    01/04, L na (n)A (Gaeilge)
    Y the 1 TiW
    the M 7
    l 1 E and O the O
    1 for the R B
    5 F 2, E of B
    D B R 16, D A to B
    the S-H is N 9 in R
    C22 by J H
    158 S in D E
    U,M,L,C the 4 P

    Ulster, Munster etc 4 provinces. 158 seats in dail eireann, scrum half no.9 in rugby, dub bus route, 16 dub airport to Balbriggan. In one ear out the other, you're the one that I want. 01/04 LA na amadan. Cuman na poblacht founded 1946.


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Education Moderators Posts: 27,166 CMod ✭✭✭✭spurious


    Ulster, Munster etc 4 provinces. 158 seats in dail eireann, scrum half no.9 in rugby, dub bus route, 16 dub airport to Balbriggan. In one ear out the other, you're the one that I want. 01/04 LA na amadan. Cuman na poblacht founded 1946.

    Should be Ballinteer.


  • Registered Users Posts: 41 McNab416


    Two left that have stumped me so far - any thoughts on these?

    1 M M is A M P

    the 2 U S


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,461 ✭✭✭vandriver


    McNab416 wrote: »
    Two left that have stumped me so far - any thoughts on these?

    1 M M is A M P

    the 2 U S
    Two ugly sisters?


  • Registered Users Posts: 41 McNab416


    Yep that looks good. I've figured out the other one I think - One man's meat is another man's poison?


  • Registered Users Posts: 7 Chillli


    need help with 5,rnv 1mm is amp d since 1949


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,461 ✭✭✭vandriver


    Chillli wrote: »
    need help with 5,rnv 1mm is amp d since 1949
    That's not on the quiz?


  • Registered Users Posts: 41 McNab416


    5 roman numeral V
    One man's meat is another man's poison
    Diffney since 1949


  • Registered Users Posts: 7 Chillli


    Thank you very much would never have got them


  • Registered Users Posts: 7 Chillli


    sorry how about 3I of the AI


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,674 ✭✭✭brian_t


    Chillli wrote: »
    sorry how about 3I of the AI
    3 Inis of the Aran Islands


  • Registered Users Posts: 5 Karmarama


    brian_t wrote: »
    3 Inis of the Aran Islands

    I went for ‘Islands’ rather than Inis? Presume either are acceptable


  • Registered Users Posts: 5 Karmarama


    Any luck with:

    1 for the R B

    or am I missing the obvious?

    I’m getting stuck because all I can think is ‘1 for the Road’ but that leaves out the B???


  • Registered Users Posts: 667 ✭✭✭alexonhisown


    Karmarama wrote: »
    Any luck with:

    1 for the R B

    or am I missing the obvious?

    I’m getting stuck because all I can think is ‘1 for the Road’ but that leaves out the B???

    1 for the record books?


  • Registered Users Posts: 5 Karmarama


    1 for the record books?

    Of course! Super! Thanks!


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 irishsniper


    (59)
    5 F 2, E of B: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue"


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 irishsniper


    52. l 1 E and O the O: in one ear and out the other


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 irishsniper


    (38)
    21, k of the d: 21 key of the door


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 irishsniper


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    [font=Helvetica Neue Regular, Helvetica Neue, helvetica, sans-serif]2 W D M a R[/font]2 Wrongs Don`t Make a Right


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  • Registered Users Posts: 20 irishsniper


    Diffney Christmas Cracker Quiz 2017
    1. 100 C in a E: 100 cents in a euro
    2. 3.10 to Y: 3.10 to Yuma
    3. R na L 106.4 fm (Gaeilge): Raidio na life 106.4fm
    4. W L D by M 5: what lovers do by maroon 5
    5. the 12 T of I: the 12 tribes of Israel
    6. 6 P on a V T: 6 players on a volleyball team
    7. 15/07, S S D: 15th July, Saint Swithin's Day
    8. 1 M M is A M P: 1 man's meat is another man’s poison
    9. 5 C in C: 5 counties in Connacht
    10. 1001 N: 1001 nights:
    11. P 4th S by B D: Positively 4th street by Bob Dylan
    12. 1st T 1st: first things first
    13. 5, R N V: 5, roman numeral V
    14. the 2 U S: the 2 ugly sisters
    15. 1,2,3 O'C, 4 O'C R: 1,2,3 O'Clock, 4 O'Clock Rock
    16. a 1, a 2, M is B (Gaeilge): a haon, a dó, muc is bó
    17. 5 S of a P: 5 sides of a pentagon
    18. 1/2 a L is B than N: half a loaf is better than none
    19. D since 1949: Diffney since 1949
    20. the 30 Y W: The 30 Year War
    21. 1000 M in a K: 1000 metres in a kilometer
    22. 1 over P is a B in G: 1 over par is a bogey in golf
    23. M is 814 M H: Mweelrea is 814 metres high
    24. C na P, F 1946: Clann na Poblachta, Founded 1946
    25. B R 2049: Blade Runner 2049
    26. 26 L of the A: 26 Letters of the Alphabet
    27. 5,4,3,2,1, T are G: 5,4,3,2,1, Thunderbirds are Go
    28. 12 P on a S T: 12 players on a shinty team
    29. the N J 2: N by N: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
    30. 10 Y in a D: 10 years in a decade
    31. K 2 B with 1 S: Kill 2 birds with one stone
    32. a 3, a 4, B L (Gaeilge): 1 trí, a ceathair, broga leathair
    33. 2 W D M a R: 2 wrongs don't make a right
    34. 500, R N D: 500, roman numeral D
    35. 9 T out of 10: 9 times out of 10
    36. G of the G, V. 2: Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2
    37. 3 I of the A I: 3 Islands of the Aran Islands
    38. 21, K of the D: 21, Key of the Door
    39. A I F F, D 1-17, M 1-16: All-Ireland Football Final, Dublin 1-17, Mayo 1-16
    40. P H A ,7/12/1941: Pearl Harbor Attack, 7th December 1941
    41. G (M 21st- J 20th): Gemini (May 21st - June 20th)
    42. the 7th V of S: the 7th Voyage of Sinbad
    43. I the 1 by dj K: I'm the one by DJ Khaled
    44. the T of L, 3/10/1691: The Treaty of Limerick, 3rd October 1691
    45. 01/04, L na (n)A (Gaeilge): 1ú Aibreán, Lá na nAmadán
    46. P 2 and 2 T: put 2 and 2 together
    47. the 3 L P: the 3 little pigs
    48. Y the 1 T i W: you're the one that I want
    49. the M 7: the Magnificent seven
    50. R,R the 5th of N: Remember, remember the 5th of November
    51. the 40 F: The forty foot
    52. I 1 E and O the O: in 1 ear and out the other
    53. 40 W: 40 winks
    54. 1 for the R B: 1 for the record books
    55. 1 L T by A G: One last time by Ariana Grande
    56. the 6 W of H the 8th: the 6 wives of Henry the Eighth
    57. the 3rd W: the third wave
    58. 50 P for a B in D: 50 points for a bullseye in darts
    59. 5 F 2, E of B: 5 foot 2, eyes of blue
    60. D B R 16, D A to B: Dublin Bus route 16, Dublin Airport to Ballinteer
    61. T 19 to the D: Talking 19 to the dozen
    62. the S-H is N 9 in R: the scrum-half is number 9 in rugby
    63. C 22 by J H: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
    64. 158 S in D E: 158 seats in Dail Eireann
    65. 1st and F: first and foremost
    66. U,M,L,C the 4 P: Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connacht, the 4 provinces


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