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Stamp Trivia Quiz #4 - Sunday Nov 11, 9.00 *am* AEDST! (i.e. Sydney Time)

NOTE -- 9 am and not 9 pm as per previous Trivia fests.

MargoZ came up with an impromptu Trivia night one evening in July, and despite being unadvertised in any way, and held pretty late at night, it got quite a rapid following, and a good time was had by all. :)

Since then she has hosted 4 worldwide real times quizzes ..and each one gets more participants and more response.

Night one was July 22 with a great win by Pertinax Full details and all questions from that night are here:

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=1913

MargoZ is a librarian and she dug out another bunch of 30 great stamp related questions for night #2 on August 12.

That night was won strongly by jrg

Again a huge success with 639 posts and over 4,000 page views so far. Read all about that one here:

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2239

Nothing too hard or complicated in these we stress. Perfect for even newer or younger collectors to join in with. You can even submit questions of your own!

Night #3 was September 16, which was another huge successes and has near 5000 page views from Registered members alone. That was jointly won by jrg and iomoon in our closest tussle yet! All questions and answers are posted here:

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2580

What we do is post the questions in a regulated manner on this thread come Sunday morning, to allow more member banter between questions.

The first Member to answer it correctly gets a point - but you will not know it is correct until the next question is asked.

Discussion on it can swirl if someone disputes the answer we have! Read the last quizzes .. the between questions banter is often VERY funny!

If you have never played, do please take a moment to READ this page of a recent quiz to see exactly how it works in real time, and the kind of banter that goes on:

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2580

A question like:

"What is the world's most valuable stamp"

as an example, has no DEFINITE answer as the prime contender has not been on the market for decades, and the owner is locked up in Jail for Murder. (So we will not be asking that question!)

The most expensive stamp ever sold from Britain or Australia for example is far easier to be precise on.

So, if the question posted is:

"What year were the very first triangular stamps issued?"

Whomever's post CORRECTLY answers it first wins that point.

Yes you can look these things up in catalogues etc if you wish of course. Some questions might need that. Like:

"What year were the first stamps from Nepal issued?"

I would know that unless I looked it up, therefore EVERY member has a pretty even chance unless you collect Nepal actively!

WHERE??

Right here on this very thread. :)

WHEN??

Eastern Australia - 09:00 AEDST - Sunday 11th November - (i.e. Sydney Time)

Which is we understand - but please double check our figures here, is - https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock

New Zealand - 11:00 - Sunday
London/Europe - 22:00 - Saturday
Southeast Asia/Malaysia 04:00 - Sunday
USA/Canada Eastern - 17.00 - Saturday
QUEENSLAND as usual is doing their own thing and it is 8am there!


NOTE THE NEW TIMES AT 9 AM AND NOT 9 PM AS THE LAST FEW HAVE BEEN

We chose this time being Sunday when most folks are about, and it allows VERY easy participation for all Australians and Kiwis, and is good for Europeans being Saturday evening.

For our growing band of America/Canadian regulars is it a SUPERB time for you, and we want to see a LOT of new faces who always said "too early" before!

We also had a lot of older locals who said late Sunday evening was past their bed-time - well no excuses on THIS one!

THE PRIZE .. well we got very creative here.

The winner will get an EXCLUSIVE user handle designator no other member has, and a 10 carat flashing white diamond designator replacing their current red, blue or gold star etc. You keep this until we have the next Trivia Night. It will look like this:

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Indeed we set up a fake member thread showing EXACTLY how it will look on a Member handle here:

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=1911

So if Fred Smith wins who now has 12 posts they can have us change you over to this. If Billy Brown with 1000 posts wins - same deal.

You may of course opt NOT to change what you now have, if you like your Red star or Gold star etc - your choice entirely. Needless to say all past winners have worn their 10 Carat diamond with some pride. 8)

There are few rules basically .. just turn up at your computer on the time shown, and we are good to go. The few rules are:

1. Glen Stephens will recuse himself but be present to act as adjudicator if things get deadlocked over an answer, and be the final word, so the questions can move on.

2. David Benson is an FIP Accredited Senior Stamp Judge, and has kindly offered to once again double check the final questions, and has also recused himself from competing. David helped out in previous quizzes with adjudicating protests as the quiz went along, and won hands down by all reports. 8)

3. Some questions require just a multiple choice answer - i.e. A/B/C/D/E etc. Any comedian who answers "A/B/C/D/E" will receive no mercy from the Judges, and will have a point DEDUCTED for good measure!

4. Members playing **MUST* have at least 2 posts to their name to participate. So for the ARMY of you who have joined, made just one "welcome" post and got your tacky yellow "Newbie" star still, this is a perfect chance to make another post ot two to get that ugly "TOTAL NEWBIE" hairshirt off your back! :idea: :idea: :idea:

Likewise if you have friends or buddies at the local stamp club who have NOT signed up yet, this is the perfect time to jog their memory and forward this email on to them please, or give them a call.

Also we have a LOT of Members I have not seen post for weeks - often months ..... come and join us in this one. :P

We now have well over 1,400 members worldwide and about 80,000 posts, and over 1,200,000 page views - and this is in a few short months of starting from ZERO.

We really have a fun little on-line "Community" in place here, and please come and join in the club. We will have around 100,000 posts by year end. With YOUR input we will get there!

All you need is a bowl of nibbles and a glass (or three) of something nice to get your grey cells working.

Cheating ... sorry, "further research on questions" is permitted. (Heck how can we stop you?!) But speed is the going to be the key here I'd say - same as in the last quizzes

How long will it take to post 30 questions - well we know for CERTAIN! Questions will be posted at almost exactly 3 minute intervals - Glen Stephens has a stop watch all set up. Each new question will have the answer to previous one, to save you refreshing as much as game 1. There is a 6 minute "Loo" break after Question 15. 8)

If we get 30 or 40 members logged in again it will be a TON of fun I think, and we will do it again monthly or so if this one works out again. We might change future ones to the person who get the right answer asks the next question, but can't answer of course, so that will really keep it interesting!

Thanks again to MargoZ for suggesting it, and writing the questions, and taking many hours doing so - and for David Benson and Glen Stephens for double checking their correctness and wording. See you all Sunday morning for ozzies -- and in your own time zone for everyone else!

Over to the Members... this is YOUR board and whether this works of not is squarely in your lap.

See you this Sunday morning AEST for STAMPBOARDS TRIVIA NUMBER FOUR!

Add your comments and suggestions to this thread by all means! We want this thread to get to 700 posts again, so add as much light hearted banter as you wish. 8)

And to all reading this - by all means email a few questions you'd like Margo to consider adding to the next quiz - simply email to margaret@stampboards.com - she DOES ask that you add a URL link to the source of somewhere kosher to VERIFY your answer, as that is helpful for members to learn from, and helps stop bickering as to veracity of answers!


Glen Stephens

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POSTSCRIPT from MargoZ - 11th Nov 2007

Now the quiz has finished, for member reference - here is the full list of thirty Q and As

Thanks to everyone for their kind words, for the questions submitted, and for a lot of fun. email MargoZ at margaret at stampboards.com any questions YOU have for consideration for the next quiz! :D



QUESTION 1

The first postage stamps of Fiji (The famous "Fiji Times Express") were issued in:

A) 1840s
B) 1850s
C) 1860s
D) 1870s


Answer (D) They were first issued in 1870


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QUESTION 2

What profession did Edward Stanley Gibbons have prior to becoming a stamp dealer?


Answer A chemist or pharmacist.

Source - https://www.stanleygibbons.com/150/history.html

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QUESTION 3

Which 'Star Wars' character was recently voted "most popular" in US Postal Service poll related to the 2007 Star Wars stamp issue?



Answer Yoda.


Source https://www.boxxet.com/Star_Wars/America_Voted_and_the_US_Pos ... r.18afo2.d

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QUESTION 4

The former French colony of "Affars and Issas", which issued stamps from 1967-1977, subsequently issued stamps under what name?



Answer Republique de Djibouti or Djibouti Republic

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QUESTION 5

What year was the first multi-coloured (i.e. not bi-coloured) stamp issued in Australasia ?



Answer 1897 New South Wales 2½d + 2/6d Charity issue.


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QUESTION 6

What was the first multi-coloured (i.e. not bi-coloured) stamp printed in Australia?



Answer 1962 5d Inland Mission issue


Source ACSC. Printed on the Chambon Press, at the Note Printing Branch Melbourne. (The 4 colour 1956 Olympic Games high values were printed overseas.)

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QUESTION 7

Who was the fourth USA president to appear on a USA stamp?



Answer Andrew Jackson - on the 2c black of 1863 (The 'Black Jack').

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QUESTION 8

What currency has the Faroe Islands used on all its stamp issues since 1940?

A) Euros
B) Francs
C) Kronas
D) Zloty
E) Sterling
F) Markka
G) Rouble



Answer
C - (Danish) KRONA


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QUESTION 9

For how many consecutive years has Australia issued Christmas stamps?

A) 25
B) 30
C) 35
D) 40
E) 50
F) 60


Answer (E) 50 years - - the first issue was 1957


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QUESTION 10

Which country issued the world's first stamp with the word 'Xmas' on it? And in what year? (Point winner must get BOTH parts correct.)


Answer
Canada - 2c Map multi-colour in 1898


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QUESTION 11

Which twentieth century USA President is depicted on used strip of 3 common looking stamps discovered in a shoebox, auctioned in October 20, 2007 for $US 165,000?

Answer President Warren G. Harding on the 1923 2c black, Scott 613 ... an otherwise common issue unless in a scarce perf. Sold by Matthew Bennett Auctions.

Source https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?p=79344

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QUESTION 12

Which stampboards.com member purchased this stamp ?


Answer Jay Parrino from Kansas. His board handle is 'ExtremeStamps'

Source https://www.stampboards.com/profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=449

He has a single used copy for sale right now at $US1¼m - https://jayparrino.com/Items/01103964


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QUESTION 13

The last stamp issued inscribed 'Jugoslavija' (Yugoslavia) was issued in:

A) 1970's
B) 1980's
C) 1990's
D) 2000's



Answer (D) - 2003


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QUESTION 14

Before NZ postage stamps were available for use on mail from Pitcairn Island, the mail was hand-stamped from 1920-26 with at least 16 different straight line rubber stamps, bearing a slight variety in wording, but ALL of which had one three word common phrase. What was that phrase?



Answer "No Stamps Available"

Source Stanley Gibbons Catalogue has a complete priced listing, and photos of all 16 handstamps.


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QUESTION 15

Which very well known singer/songwriter with a career spanning several decades, of middle eastern heritage but Canadian citizenship, was depicted on a Canadian stamp issued in 2007?


Answer Paul Anka who has a Syrian/Lebanese background.

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QUESTION 16

From January 2008, "Stanley Gibbons Australia Auctions" will trade under which EXACT 2 word name?


Answer Mowbrays Australia

Source their full page ads in "Stamp News"!


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QUESTION 17

The first 'Channel Islands' stamp set of 1948 consisted of 2 stamps (1d and 2d) both depicting islanders collecting a substance. What was it?

A bonus point for also naming the local terminology for it!



Answer Seaweed (or "Vraic" )


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QUESTION 18

What stamp issuing entity issued the first stamp depicting Captain Cook?


Answer New South Wales, in October 1888 - 4d brown orange.



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QUESTION 19

British postage stamps were used legally for sending mail from 7 of the 9 countries listed below. Name the two EXCEPTIONS on this list where British stamps were NOT legally used from. The point winner needs to name BOTH countries.

A ) Azores
B ) Bolivia
C ) Cuba
D ) Fernando Po
E ) Haiti
F ) Jamaica
G ) Mexico
H ) Puerto Rico
I ) Singapore



Answer (A) Azores and (I) Singapore did not at any time legally use British stamps for mail.

Source The detailed listing in Gibbons following GB issues - "British Post Offices Abroad"


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QUESTION 20

In what year were the first stamps inscribed 'St Helena' issued?


Answer 1856


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QUESTION 21

The first 1d stamp of Newfoundland in 1857 (SG 1) had what specific shape?

A ) Square
B ) Rectangle
C ) Triangle
D) Circular
E) Diamond



Answer (A) Square - the 1d brown purple. The first set also had triangular and rectangular stamps in it.


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QUESTION 22

What 2007 stamp issue was voted "most popular" in a poll conducted on the Australia Post website in October this year?

(Note - a mint 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge stamp was offered by them as a prize!)



Answer Australian Botanic Gardens stamp issue (September).

Source https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2711

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QUESTION 23

The famous and large sized Spanish 'Goya Nude' stamps (salivated over by many a stampboards member in their adolescence!) were issued in what year?

A) 1925
B) 1927
C) 1930
D) 1933
E) 1936
F) none of the above



Answer (C) - 1930


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QUESTION 24

Who or what was responsible for the wanton destruction of mail delivered in areas of Cornwall and Wales earlier this year?


Answer Snails


Source https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2488&highlight=snails
https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=447&highlight=snails

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QUESTION 25

In the Twentieth Century, what was the last year the Kingdom of Serbia issued stamps? ?


Answer 1920


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QUESTION 26

The first stamp issued from Aitutaki (SG 1, Scott 1, Michel 1) depicts:

a) A volcano
b) Queen Victoria
c) Mount Cook
d) Maoris
e) King Edward VII
f) Captain Cook
g) Native outrigger canoe
h) Avarua Harbour
i) The Sacred Huia Bird



Answer (C) Aitutaki SG 1 - the 1903 ½d green overprinted pictorial of New Zealand depicted Mount Cook



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QUESTION 27

A well known British Commonwealth stamp issuing country has this Latin motto on their Coat of Arms - which has appeared on many of their stamps - "Indus Uterque Serviet Uni". That wording has recently been changed to one in English, and which is now very widely used reading - "Out of Many One People."

What is the country?

Bonus point for the most fanciful interpretation of the original Latin motto



Answer JAMAICA

Source
https://sci.odu.edu/sci/scire/22edition/staff/national.html

Coat of Arms

The original Coat of Arms granted to Jamaica in 1661 was designed by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, William Sanderoft. Apart from a partial revision in 1957, it remains virtually the same as was originally designed. The Arms show a male and female Arawak Indian, standing on either side of the shield. which features a red cross and fruit superimposed on it.

The Crest is a Jamaican crocodile surmounting the Royal Helmet and Mantlings. The original Latin motto, "Indus Uterque Serviet Uni", has been changed to one in English: "Out of Many One People."

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QUESTION 28

And whilst we are on the subject of Jamaica and her stamps - what well known object appears both on the Jamaican Coat Of Arms outlined above, and was ALSO the watermark design on their first postage stamp issue of 6 stamps in 1860?


Answer The Pineapple

Source All stamp catalogues, and https://sci.odu.edu/sci/scire/22edition/staff/national.html also https://www.jamaicapost.gov.jm/who_we_are/historyofstamp.htm

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QUESTION 29

Australia issued an "instant" 45c stamp each time one of our athletes won a Gold Medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

How many Olympic Gold Medals were won by Australian team members in Sydney (NOT counting the follow-up Paralympics) :

A. 5

B. 10

C. 15

D. 20

E. 25

F. 30

G. None of the above.



Answer G - none of the above. Australia issued 16 x Gold Medal Winner stamps. Also one x 45c stamp of Kathy Freeman lighting the torch around the same time


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QUESTION 30

And lastly - Margo's feminist finale! In our long running poll on what % of stampboards members are male versus female, the voting after 5 months is about WHAT percentage who voted are female?

A - 10%

B - 15%

C - 20%

D - 25%

E - 30%



Answer (C) - approximately 20% of our members who voted are female

Source https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=995 - if you have not voted - please take a moment to do so!

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Glen,

Looking forward again to yet another Trivia night (er..morning, er..afternoon for me). May not be able to stay to the end but will definitely be there at the beginning.

Hope we get to see many more new faces and some pretty good bantering (which always makes the whole thing so much more fun and memorable).

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Thanks for the time slot change :)

Previous trivia nights have kept me out of bed till just on 1:00am and with work the next day that is not a good look ....

A teams event (if we can get enough participants from each country) would be a good one at some time. Perhaps three per team per country/region and add up combined results for a country score? :)

Cheers, see you Sunday

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9am AEST will be a unique experience for Glen :lol: :lol:
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This will make for a nice change. Instead of being drunk, I will have a hangover.

And I will have to miss Church....oh, the sacrifices I make for this Board. :D

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Instead of being awaken from wonderful dreams, I will be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, for once.

Though mid afternoon is my nap time.

The sparkling diamond is there for the asking.

Can we get two little symbols if we win the trivia and Roly's competition on the same day?

:D :D :D :D :D :D

I fling the gauntlet!

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iomoon- you''ll have to reduce the size of your avatar to fit all of the glittering prizes in! :D
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Margo .. please cancel those 5 volcano questions you had in.

Let's teach these pushy Texans a thing or two about HUMILITY. :P
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Glen, Margot, I don't know how you guys do this!

Here I am with a thread offering over $A50 cat. in prizes, and get only two or three people posting responses who want to win a post-free "gift".

You start something with a worthless (unless I win it of course :D ) temporary on-line bauble, and will rack up 700 posts in two hours.

Shameless plug for "beat the champ" coming up:

http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=3302

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fromdownunder wrote:Glen, Margot, I don't know how you guys do this!



You start something with a worthless (unless I win it of course :D ) temporary on-line bauble, and will rack up 700 posts in two hours.

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Forget the Earth, I already have the Moon.

Actually a couple of them.

For others, give Norm's quiz a go (before I stump him).

Just kidding. :D :D :D :D :D

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iomoon wrote:Forget the Earth, I already have the Moon.

Actually a couple of them.

For others, give Norm's quiz a go (before I stump him).

Just kidding. :D :D :D :D :D
C'mon Iomoon, go for it! One more challenge and I am reducing the maximum number of links I can use to four, and after I win :D twenty more, it will be down to three.

Once it gets to three I will be imposing a time limit on myself to provide an answer. I am determined to be beaten on this!

Of course, it still may not happen. I'm that damn good. :evil:

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MargoZ wrote:9am AEST will be a unique experience for Glen :lol: :lol:
I can vouch for that - Last Sunday to be precise. Had a great time meeting you both.

My apologies for this next quiz as I will be nowhere near a computer at 9.00 am on Sunday. :cry: :cry: :cry:

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If we take up Roly's suggestion of an international challenge, why not an intra-states challenge also.

Vics v SinneyCiders v Queerslanders vs rest. ????

I'm sure it would be a no contest with the Vic. Bushrangers winning......

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Nah, lets keep it strictly INTERNATIONAL! 8)
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Point of Order:

9am AEST (as in Qld) is actually 10am AEDST (as in Sydney).

So what time are we really starting?
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John...you know Sydney is the centre of the UNIVERSE!!

9AM SYDNEY time 8)
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Two days after we post this up, and now email all members you NOW tell us this??!!!

How on earth do folks in the rest of Australia know what you lot up there are doing with your clocks? 8)

Shame, we could have mentioned that on the email.

We start 9 am SYDNEY TIME .... what they do about milking cows in Bundaberg is sadly not our concern.

You might have lost your Triva crown if you logged in and we were half through. :D

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Haven't been near the board for a few days, hence only seeing it tonight.

You might want to change the thread heading to say AEDST rather than AEST....
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Done! :)
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GlenStephens wrote:Margo

Let's teach these pushy Texans a thing or two about HUMILITY. :P


A Texas rancher visited some friends in Chicago. They decided to show the Texan the big city.

They showed him the skyscrapers, and he said, "We've got tombstones at home taller than those."

They showed him Lake Michigan, and he said, "I have a pond on my ranch bigger than that."

That night the Chicagoans wanted to put him in his place, so they go two snapping turtles and put them under the sheets on his bed.

He crawled into bed and had an unpleasant surprise. He jumped out of bed, yelling. When the hosts came rushing in, the Texan demanded, "What are those things in my bed?"

"Those are Chicago bedbugs," they said. Taking a closer look, the rancher replied, "Sure enough, they are. Small ones, aren't they?"

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Even the bed bugs are bigger in Texas. :D
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Probably apocriphal, Iomoon, but here's one back:

Kerry Packer was in a private game in Vegas, when a Texan, not knowing who he was, swaggered up, and said to him

'I've got $11,000,000.'

Packer looked him up and down and replied

'I'll toss you for it. Heads or tails?'

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Only 17 hours to go :!:

Just a reminder about how it all works:

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Post by iomoon »

fromdownunder wrote: Kerry Packer was in a private game in Vegas, when a Texan, not knowing who he was, swaggered up, and said to him

'I've got $11,000,000.'

Packer looked him up and down and replied

'I'll toss you for it. Heads or tails?'

Norm


Sounds like he and Clayton Williams would have been a fine match.

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thank you so much,
I have always wanted to do a quiz but before now they were always 9pm or around there and I wasn't aloud to do them but now i am.

YAY. :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Hi Corey- your wish has been granted! :D


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what's my passworrd? need I one to log on? GL to y'all !
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Is it nearly time :?:

It's still last night here :!:
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palsy2001 wrote:what's my passworrd? need I one to log on? GL to y'all !
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10 minutes to go!
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Reporting for Duty Sahh!

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OK, posts per page has temporarily now been reset for 100 per page. so we start at post 35 and in 70 or so posts we go to page 2 and Margo wili try to remind folks as we change to each page.
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Good Morning Everyone.
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apptec wrote:Good Morning Everyone.
Good evening, H :wink:
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Good morning, afternoon, evening :D

Just a reminder:



Posts per page have been altered to 100 per page view to reduce the number of times you'll have to refresh - I'll try to remind everyone a little before we go onto a new page.



Also just make a quick post NOW, and when doing so, untick the box 'Notify me of responses' (or you'll end up with 600 emails!)



Starting VERY shortly.....



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Refresh button refresh button refresh button, just getting in some practice.

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I may have to bow out this time,

electrician due.

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MargoZ wrote: Also just make a quick post NOW, and when doing so, untick the box 'Notify me of responses' (or you'll end up with 600 emails!)
Think you have to do that every time you post...
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iomoon wrote:I may have to bow out this time,

electrician due.
:D :D

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Post by BACK O BOURKE »

Not only are they bigger in Texas, but they build them quicker.

I picked up a Texian at Sydnet Airport many years ago, I was a taxi driver. He wanted to see the sights of Sydney, so off we went.

We went past Centre Point Tower and the Texian asked how long it took to build, I replied 3 years to which the Texian informed it was only a 6 month job in Texas at worst.

Next land-mark Sydney Opera House,the Texian asked how long it took to build, I replied 7 years to which the Texian informed it was only a 2 year job in Texas at worst.

The Texian then spotted the Sydney Harbour Bridge, asked what was the name of the bridge, to which I replied "I don't know, as it was not there this morning".
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OK ... 60 seconds to go ... on your marks ...
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G'day all now 8:58 Melbourne Time. Don't know what it is in Sinney.
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:evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

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Is it time yet.....

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Unticked the box and ready to go.
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May the best timbrologist win!



QUESTION 1


The first postage stamps of Fiji (The famous "Fiji Times Express") were issued in:



A) 1840s

B) 1850s

C) 1860s

D) 1870s?
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1850s
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