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chocco
20-11-03, 17:22
Can you find the connection that links each of the answers to the first nine questions?

1. What was Muhammed Ali's name before he changed it?

2. Who supplied the voice of the genie in the 1992 film "Aladdin"?

3. How many counters does each player have at the start of a game of backgammon?

4. What was the title of the Beatles' first single?

5. Which actress won Oscars in the 1930s for the films "Jezebel" and "Dangerous"?

6. Which football team won the F. A. Cup in 1988 as Dave Beasant became the first goalkeeper to save an F. A. Cup final penalty?

7. How old is a quadragenarian?

8. What is the name of Kevin the teenager's friend played by Kathy Burke in a series of sketches with Harry Enfield?

9. Which song gave Windsor Davies and Don Estelle a number one hit in 1975?

10.
What is the connection?

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John Falstaff
20-11-03, 17:57
Answers I know:-

1) Cassius Clay

2) ?

3) ?

4) Love Me Do

5) ?

6) Watford

7) 40+ (?)

8) ?

9) Whispering Grass

10) Dead easy - Chocco asked the questions, and ipso facto links the answers!

:D

Nicky
20-11-03, 18:42
2. Robin Williams

5. Bette Davis

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[ 20. November 2003, 19:57: Message edited by: Nicky ]

chocco
20-11-03, 19:51
John....All bar one of your answers are correct. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Nicky...Your answers are correct. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Well done both and thanks. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif
Here are the answers:-

1. What was Muhammed Ali's name before he changed it?
Cassius Clay

2. Who supplied the voice of the genie in the 1992 film "Aladdin"?
Robin Williams

3. How many counters does each player have at the start of a game of backgammon?
15

4. What was the title of the Beatles' first single?
Love Me Do

5. Which actress won Oscars in the 1930s for the films "Jezebel" and "Dangerous"?
Bette Davis

6. Which football team won the F. A. Cup in 1988 as Dave Beasant became the first goalkeeper to save an F. A. Cup final penalty?
Wimbledon

7. How old is a quadragenarian?
40

8. What is the name of Kevin the teenager's friend played by Kathy Burke in a series of sketches with Harry Enfield?
Perry

9. Which song gave Windsor Davies and Don Estelle a number one hit in 1975?
Whispering Grass

10.
What is the connection?
Tennis
Clay is a surface on which it can be played
Venus and Serena Williams are two famous players
15 is the score given to winning one point in a game
Love is the score a player has in a tennis game before they win a point
The Davis Cup is a tennis tournament
Wimbledon is a tennis tournament
40 is the score given to winning three points in a game
Fred Perry is a famous tennis player
Grass is a surface on which it can be played.
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John Falstaff
21-11-03, 20:59
How did I forget Wimbledon!?

I remember the match as a fine Liverpool team was beaten by the kick and run merchants! We all thought civilisation as we knew it was over.

:(

And not a single scouser among us!

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Harryu
21-11-03, 21:14
Originally posted by John Falstaff:
How did I forget Wimbledon!?

I remember the match as a fine Liverpool team was beaten by the kick and run merchants! We all thought civilisation as we knew it was over.

:(

And not a single scouser among us!

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