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Re: General knowledge

Post by stoupaduck on Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:26 pm

The book was adapted for a play which had a short run in the West End during the 70s
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Post by Chas on Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:59 pm

Presumably, Leonard Rossiter played the title role, then.

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Post by stoupaduck on Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:01 pm

Nope
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Post by Chas on Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:35 pm

I feel like an Oozlem bird ..... ever decreasing circles!

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Re: General knowledge

Post by Guest on Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:01 pm

Was Geoffrey Palmer in it?

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Post by stoupaduck on Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:02 pm

No, but you're getting warmer
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Post by Chas on Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:17 pm

Claw strutching time ..... if my memory cells haven't totally deteriorated, I think a regular member of the Royal Court company of the early 70s was Pauline Yates, who also played Mrs. P.

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Post by stoupaduck on Tue Nov 01, 2011 6:22 pm

Good try - wrong straw Laughing
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Post by Chas on Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:48 pm

stoupaduck wrote:Good try - wrong straw Laughing
Especially as I now think Ms Yates first name is actually Marjorie.

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Post by Guest on Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:45 am

John Barron?

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Post by stoupaduck on Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:49 am

John Barron it is.

Probably the only one of the "Reggie" cast with sufficient gravitas to perform the camp commandant role - it was a bit odd because even though I fought against it I kept wondering if he'd slip in, "I didn't get where I am today......"
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Post by stoupaduck on Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:37 pm

errmmmmm..... Lydia?
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Post by Chas on Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:51 pm

stoupaduck wrote:errmmmmm..... Lydia?

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Post by Guest on Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:31 am

Yes, I know. Sorry. Been terribly busy in all sorts of ways. I haven't forgotten. Maybe tomorrow...........

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Post by Chas on Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:51 pm

........ ah, tomorrow and tomorrow ....

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Post by Guest on Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:36 pm

Well, now it's today. Sory for the delay.

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Post by saunders on Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:19 pm


Isaac Newton?
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Post by Chas on Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:08 pm

Looks nowt like the bloke in the frontispiece of "Principia Mathematica" .....

Looks more like François-Marie Arouet before he turned to revolt and looked like this -

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Post by Guest on Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:27 pm

And is otherwise known as..................

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Post by Chas on Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:45 pm

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm?

Voltaic pile .... voltage regulator .... revolting intellect ....oh, yeh!



Voltaire ........ I think.

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Post by Guest on Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:18 pm

Yes. Well done. That didn't take long, did it.

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Post by Chas on Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:28 pm

I know my revolutionary philosophers (and philosophical revolutionaries).

Tom Paine for President!



Q: what measurement is calibrated by use of grass, leaves and trees Question

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Post by Guest on Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:01 pm

Hooray for Tom Paine!!!

No idea about the other............. on my second enormous bloody mary plyus bucks fizz - in charge of dinner - hecky thump.

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Post by Chas on Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:16 pm

This year may be the exception to my normal pitiless view of turkeys .... were you safe to operate a kitchen Question

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Post by kidder on Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:08 pm

Is it something to do with the environment in particular Chas. Maybe mitigation in a climate change model?

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