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So is it over to Dorsetgal now? :o

 

After all she knew 2 answers and I only guessed the date after other people ruled out the 50's & 60's :D

 

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I see Simply Pauls just come in with the name :rolleyes:

 

If it's Ok with you Nediam I'll give the ding to Dorsetgal because she was initially on the right track.

 

Carolyn

 

edited cus i can't spell :o

Edited by T-girls

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If it's Ok with you Nediam I'll give the ding to Dorsetgal because she was initially on the right track.

 

Carolyn

 

edited cus i can't spell :rolleyes:

 

Fine by me T-girls :o:o

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If it's Ok with you Nediam I'll give the ding to Dorsetgal because she was initially on the right track.

 

Carolyn

 

Thanks!

 

Ok back to something, albeit tenously linked with geocaching.

 

I live on the edge of a large urban heathland, like many such areas in Southern England, it is the perfect habitat for all of the native British reptiles.

 

The ding will go to the first person to name all of them.

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I live on the edge of a large urban heathland, like many such areas in Southern England, it is the perfect habitat for all of the native British reptiles.

 

The ding will go to the first person to name all of them.

 

I'll start the ball rolling... since snakes are reptiles I will say grass snake and adder,

 

Helen

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Adder,

Grass snake,

Slow-worm

Common Lizard (bound to be a common summat-or-other :rolleyes: )

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Still more!

 

Something tells me that this probably isn't a reptile but I'll have a guess anyway:

 

Newt ?

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Is a sand lizard the same thing as a common lizard? Or are they two different species?

 

Edited to suggest: Tor three different species of lizards with Common Sand Lizard being the third?

Edited by The Forester

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Adder,

Grass snake,

Slow-worm

Common Lizard (bound to be a common summat-or-other :rolleyes: )

Smooth Snake (cheers Forester :o )

Crocodiles - seriously :o:D

Edited by Nediam

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Sand Lizard? or something... (OK Forester said that) But I'm pretty certain theres something rareish, lizardwise... that lives on the Dorset Heaths....

Edited by Birdman-of-liskatraz

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I'll add red eared terrapins to the

 

adders

slow worms

smooth snakes

grass snakes

common lizards

sand lizards

 

already named.

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Tries again...

 

Snakes

 

Adder

Grass Snake

Smooth Snake

 

Lizards

 

Common Lizard

Sand Lizard

Slow Worm

 

Nope I give up!

Edited by Birdman-of-liskatraz

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Tries again...

 

Snakes

 

Adder

Grass Snake

Smooth Snake

 

Lizards

 

Common Lizard

Sand Lizard

Slow Worm

 

Nope I give up!

 

Ding to the Birdman, you are the first person to name al 6 without any red herrings, oops, I mean red terrapins!

 

The two rare ones are the smooth snake and the sand lizard; most summers I manage to see all 6 at some stage while exercising Caesar aka GeoDog on the heathland. We also have a returning colony of sand lizards to the patio, usually arriving early May with first young around towards mid June.

 

Here's a pic I took of them last summer. The green one is the male.

 

sandlizards06.jpg

 

Here endeth the reptile lesson and over to the Birdman! :laughing:

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As you may know I'm from Cornwall. Not too far away from Liskeard, near the village of Rilla Mill is a small cheese factory.

 

The cheese it produces is covered in the leaves from young nettles which are picked by local children to earn a few Pounds of pocket money.

 

The cheese is called Yarg - why such a strange name?

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As you may know I'm from Cornwall. Not too far away from Liskeard, near the village of Rilla Mill is a small cheese factory.

 

The cheese it produces is covered in the leaves from young nettles which are picked by local children to earn a few Pounds of pocket money.

 

The cheese is called Yarg - why such a strange name?

-Its Gray backwards - as in Allan and Jenny Gray :laughing:

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As you may know I'm from Cornwall. Not too far away from Liskeard, near the village of Rilla Mill is a small cheese factory.

 

The cheese it produces is covered in the leaves from young nettles which are picked by local children to earn a few Pounds of pocket money.

 

The cheese is called Yarg - why such a strange name?

-Its Gray backwards - as in Allan and Jenny Gray :laughing:

 

DING - That was impressively quick!

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Can I join in?

Gray, the name of the family who make it, spelled backwards

 

Edit: oops, too slow :laughing:

Edited by jennie.m

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I'm from the North East of England, renowned once for Shipbuilding & Mining.

 

What was the name of the largest Tanker to be built on the Tyne?

:laughing:

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I'm from the North East of England, renowned once for Shipbuilding & Mining.

 

What was the name of the largest Tanker to be built on the Tyne?

:laughing:

Jahre Viking?

 

Probably the biggest but I don't think it was built on the Tyne :laughing:

 

Edit:-

Ooh, late thought, is it "infamous?" e.g. Exxon Valdez

Edited by Nediam

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I didn't think anything all that large has been built on the Tyne for years, so I'll go way back and say the Torrey Canyon. Big in its day, and another infamous one.

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G Force is the closest so far - Esso Northumbria was the first Super tanker Built on the Tyne @ 253,000 Tons but there were a couple bigger - Keep trying

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G Force is the closest so far - Esso Northumbria was the first Super tanker Built on the Tyne @ 253,000 Tons but there were a couple bigger - Keep trying

 

The largest super tanker built on the Tyne was - the 'Tyne Pride' weighing in at 262,222 tons....

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The largest super tanker built on the Tyne was - the 'Tyne Pride' weighing in at 262,222 tons....

 

He's right you know. Here is a picture :ph34r:

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Should the exact correct tonnage being given worry me? I suppose I should have included the 'no googling' rule in my original post :ph34r:

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awww and I knew that off the top of my head NOT!! eagerly awaiting next question? will have allopicia soon from all the scritching :ph34r: minxyy

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DING DING- moggoly got it right, well done - next question please. Fancy having a ship that size at the end of your street!!!

:ph34r:

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Okay - here goes. What is another name for a person who loves cats?

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Okay - here goes. What is another name for a person who loves cats?

 

Someone who has yet to discover the unquestionable faithfulness of a dog :ph34r:

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Okay - here goes. What is another name for a person who loves cats?

 

Someone who has yet to discover the unquestionable faithfulness of a dog :ph34r:

:ph34r::D:D

 

I dunno our cats pretty faithful.....She always faithfully keeps my seat warm :D Useless at fetchin' the paper though :D

 

I'll have a go at something like a Feliophile - based on the latin for cat :D

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I'll have a go at something like a Feliophile - based on the latin for cat :ph34r:

 

Nope - keep guessing... ! :ph34r:

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Okay - here goes. What is another name for a person who loves cats?
A Cat Lover :ph34r: This is another name for a person who loves cats, and I claim my ding... :D:ph34r:

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Right, I'll try to make good my poor attempt a few posts back.

 

I believe this one is felinophile

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Well a fear of cats is ailurophobia, so I'll guess at an Ailurophile

 

DING - Correct!

 

It comes from the Greek language - ailouros (cat) and philos (lover of) - therefore an ailurophile is a lover of cats.

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Well a fear of cats is ailurophobia, so I'll guess at an Ailurophile

 

DING - Correct!

 

It comes from the Greek language - ailouros (cat) and philos (lover of) - therefore an ailurophile is a lover of cats.

Learnt that from the Bamboozle quiz on Teletext a couple of weeks ago, incredibly educational these quizzes. :laughing:

 

OK, as it's a PUB Quiz, what is the name for somebody who collects Beermats?

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Is it a "beermattilist"??? :laughing::laughing:

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OK, as it's a PUB Quiz, what is the name for somebody who collects Beermats?

 

Sad :laughing:

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OK, as it's a PUB Quiz, what is the name for somebody who collects Beermats?

 

Someone who has yet to discover the inherent draw of what is behind the bar instead of on it!

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Someone in our office does pub quiz's and regularly tries questions out on us!! This being one of them, if I remember rightly it's a tegestologist.

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Someone in our office does pub quiz's and regularly tries questions out on us!! This being one of them, if I remember rightly it's a tegestologist.

DING

I learnt that one in 19**, when I was a student. It was on the back of a beermat!

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