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Postby Rainswept on Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:16 am

The answer is 42.
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Postby Zankou 2.0 on Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:52 pm

What is the only letter that does not appear in the Periodic table of Elements?
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Postby Rainswept on Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:55 pm

J?
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Postby Zankou 2.0 on Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:19 pm

Your turn.
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Postby Rainswept on Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:27 pm

What three movies have swept the major Oscars (Film, Actor, Actress, Director, and Screenplay)
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Postby St John the Blasphemist on Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:13 am

No idea, but 26 days seems long enough. Shall we ask another question?

Who originally wrote & sang Respect (hint: not Aretha Franklin - not female either)?
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Postby Beardyoldblaggard on Sat Oct 27, 2007 9:11 am

Billy Connolly?

oh no, that was D.I.V.O.R.C.E.
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Postby black bart on Mon Oct 29, 2007 6:10 am

St John the Blasphemist wrote:No idea, but 26 days seems long enough. Shall we ask another question?

Who originally wrote & sang Respect (hint: not Aretha Franklin - not female either)?


Was it the Late Great Otis 'Sittin on the dock o the Bay waitin ta be a Pirate' Redding.
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Postby St John the Blasphemist on Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:42 am

Black Bart gets it! St Otis!
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Postby Beardyoldblaggard on Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:01 pm

where's yer question Bart ye lubber
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Postby black bart on Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:38 am

Sorry I didn't realise...I was waiting for someone else to ask away...OK, OK, I'm a busy man, but here goes...

What is the origination of the saying "On Cloud Nine"?
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Postby boghog on Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:00 am

Isn't it from Dante? IIRC, he suggested that Heaven and Hell are symmetrical: just as the ninth circle of Hell is the worst part reserved for the most heinous sinners, the ninth level of Heaven was the best part of Heaven, reserved for the most righteous believers.

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