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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Thommos sister » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:45 am

Cricket: Who took over as Australia's captain when Steve Waugh retired in 2004... easy peasy
T.S :D
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Bernie R » Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:05 pm

This cricket teaser has us stumped :lol:
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby filsgreen » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:53 pm

I'm bowled over by it. :D
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Thommos sister » Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:14 am

You bowled this maiden over with your replies :D Ricky Ponting!! T.S
Who was awarded the George Cross for defusing the bomb which had dropped on the Gas Works in Garston and could have blown up the village and everyone in it for miles around. He did it alone. Famous name in Garston and much remembered!! T.S
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby philrob » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:30 pm

T.S. I think his name was Harold Newgard, or something like that?

I remember reading about the achievement somewhere in a book about heroes.
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Thommos sister » Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:42 am

You win Phil, it was Lt Harold Newgass who worked inside the filthy tank for 2 days and 2 nights to defuse the bomb.
Great memory mate!! over to you T.S :D
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby philrob » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:50 pm

Tina
Would you mind setting another question please? :)
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby philrob » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:37 am

Sorry Tina - I have had a bad couple of days! :twisted:

My question - What is a pluviophile?
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby filsgreen » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:06 am

Is it someone who loves rain? Because a pluviometer measures rain fall. I'm sad because I've got a weather station in the garden. :oops:
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby philrob » Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:11 pm

Phil - Well done! :) :)

Over to you for the next question.
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby filsgreen » Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:30 pm

Thanks Phil, here is a nice easy one.

who was the last Viceroy of India?
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Thommos sister » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:25 am

Lord Mountbatten?? T.S
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby filsgreen » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:21 am

That is correct TS. :D
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Re: Bill Tomo's Trivia Questions Thread

Postby Thommos sister » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:32 am

Oh wow, I only knew that 'cos Ma loved him to bits!!
and what his wife's full name?? T.S :D
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