WHO Poll
Q: 2020/2021 Where will we finish up this season?
a. Top Four, Champions League here we come
b. 5th-7th Europa League is well within our grasp
c. 8th to 14th anywhere in mid table is about right
d. We're in a dog fight before a ball has been kicked and we'll do well to finish 17th or just above
e. GSB have derailed our season before a ball has been kicked, the Championship beckons

easthammer 4:07 Thu Mar 19
Daily Quiz anyone?
If you are stuck at home and bored like me.
How about exercising the old grey cells?

I have for a number of years run quiz nights and couple of times a year. I was due to do one tomorrow which is now cancelled So I have a bank of questions sitting in my computer's hard drive. They are quite eclectic in their nature.

I am thinking I could put up a set of questions for which you write down your answers. After 30mins or so I will put up the answers. DO NOT POST YOUR ANSWERS. before I post the right answers.

You mark your own answers and post your score.

I will then record the scores and at the end of the "lockdown" we will see who is WHO's brainbox supreme. Obiviously no looking up the answers (you only cheat yourselves)

Word of warning these won't be easy questions as they have been devised for teams of six. Forming teams on here might be too problematic. So I'll try to pick out the easier questions.

Any interest?

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Turpinator 10:17 Sat Mar 6
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8 for me. Been to Chernobyl. Well worth it if in that part of the world

DiCaniosLefty 9:01 Sat Mar 6
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8. That’s more like it

Texas Iron 4:51 Sat Mar 6
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Mad Dog 2:06 Sat Mar 6
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I heard she personally went out and bought 12,000 copies to get it to the top spot

easthammer 1:16 Sat Mar 6
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The reason Reet Petite was considered a controversial Christmas No,1 (according to Top of Pops 1986) was that Paul Heaton claimed that right until the day before the final charts were published, Caravan of Love was way ahead but come the announcement from the BBC it was Reet Petite at No.1. He claimed that a run-in he had had with Magret Thatcher had caused pressure to be put on BBC to make sure his song didn't Top the Pops at Christmas,

Darlo Debs 1:15 Sat Mar 6
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6 as suspected

Syd Puddefoot 9:01 Fri Mar 5
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4 for me.

Far Cough 8:54 Fri Mar 5
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Aaaaaaaaagh 2

geoffpikey 8:41 Fri Mar 5
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Went for Like A Virgin as "controversial" #1. Shouldn't be controversial. But would have been. Wrong anyway, by 3 years!

The Communards were shite. HTH.

Mad Dog 7:05 Fri Mar 5
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Riosleft sock. Fyi 8! = 40320 ( the exclamation mark means 1x2x3x4x5x6x7x8)

Mad Dog 7:03 Fri Mar 5
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9. Missed the communalism one.

Big shout out to the chernobyl tv series for helping out with a couple of questions and my parents for buying me the Young ones and cliff Richard track as a gift. Used to love that song as a kid.

charlie paynter 6:31 Fri Mar 5
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I was also wondering why Reet Petite was controversial. I went for Mr Blobby!

zico 6:25 Fri Mar 5
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Aaagh,,, 5,,, Thought it might be Phamtom but put CATS and bizarrely Quadrophenia as totally forgotten Labyrinth. Loved Communards and Reete Petite but put down The Only Way is UP and Mistletoe and Wine for those! Why was Jackie Wilson beating Housemartins controversial?

riosleftsock 6:17 Fri Mar 5
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easthammer 6:01 Fri Mar 5
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1. Which Pop artist dedicated their third Album the UK No1 selling in 1986 to Sean Penn?
2. Who scored the “Goal of the Century” in1986?
3. What Comic Relief song was a No.1 hit in 1986?
Living Doll
4. Who finished runner up to Alain Prost in the 1986 F1 Drivers Championship after their tyre exploded in the Australian GP?
Nigel Mansell
5. Which Hi-NRG genre pop record was the best-selling single of 1986?
“Don’t Leave Me This Way” (Communards)
6. Which Soviet leader introduced the concepts of Glasnost and Perestroika at the 1986 27th Congress of the Communist Party?
Mikhail Gorbachev
7. Which Andrew Lloyd Webber show opened in London in October 1986?
Phantom of the Opera
8. In which 1986 film did David Bowie play the Goblin King?
9. What world event in 1986 was the worst of its kind (so far)?
The Nuclear Accident at Chernobyl
10. Which single was the Christmas No.1 in 1986 in the UK controversially beating the Housemartins’ Caravan of Love?
“Reet Petite” (Jackie Wilson)

Post your scores - more on Monday

geoffpikey 3:07 Fri Mar 5
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Oh, cheer up Cough.

Predictions have brought forth clues, clarifications and engage with easthammer for all his sterling work

Far Cough 3:02 Fri Mar 5
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sock, who gives a fuck what you think you've got, just post your scores after the answers are put up

riosleftsock 2:37 Fri Mar 5
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I reckon a 7, 8 or maybe even 9 today

geoffpikey 2:25 Fri Mar 5
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Huzzah for TOTP 1986 on TV last night! Didn't bloody help.

About 7 today, I reckon. And I need a "reverse" on Klopp-like form.

Turpinator 1:24 Fri Mar 5
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5 yesterday

Darlo Debs 12:59 Fri Mar 5
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Only got 1 yesterday....did better today might have got 5 or 6

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