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Pinno's Christmas quiz 2016

pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
edited December 2016 in The cake stop
Answer the following questions and use the first letter of each answer to form a cycling related anagram. Not as tough as last year (which no-one got).

1. Collective noun for a type of fast herbivore usually found on the plains in Africa and Asia.
2. Handy item when it's raining but often giving up the ghost because of Barbara's.
3. Dutch term for going around in a circle.
4. Mr. "You pancaked my van! I'm gonna kill you, fool!"
5. Not a Tomtom.
6. If you are useless at fettling, you go here.
7. Getting high, courtesy of the Shamen.
8. Slap of a particular colour?
9. Cyclist or swirling fluid.
10. Froome swears by the equation x2/a2 + y2/b2 = 1, where 2a and 2b are the lengths of the major and minor axes.
11. Hair raising descent whipped up leaves successfully and salvaged season for this man.
12. Laid back cyclist preferred rig.
13. Synthetic polymer resembling rubber, resistant to oil, heat, and weathering may keep extremities warm.
14. Damn squeaking BB30's may benefit from installation with this.
15. Boingy stuff used in a saddle for example?
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  • crumbschiefcrumbschief Posts: 3,399
    Hey hey good to see Pinno

    2. U Umbrella
    7. E Ebeneezer Goode
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 9,944
    4 T Mr
    5 G Garmin
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,392
    8. T Tangoed
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    @ Crumbschief and Orraloon. Yep.
    @ Stevo. Nope.
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,392
    Pinno wrote:
    @ Crumbschief and Orraloon. Yep.
    @ Stevo. Nope.
    I'm out. TFD - CBA.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    @ Crumbschief and Orraloon. Yep.
    @ Stevo. Nope.
    I'm out. TFD - CBA.

    :roll: My 4 year old lost at Snakes and Ladders today. She flounced too (in similar style).
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,392
    Just can't answer any other questions apart from ones that have already been got.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • crumbschiefcrumbschief Posts: 3,399
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    @ Crumbschief and Orraloon. Yep.
    @ Stevo. Nope.
    I'm out. TFD - CBA.

    :roll: My 4 year old lost at Snakes and Ladders today. She flounced too (in similar style).

    lol Skynet knows nuffin,take that machine.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    12 - Recumbent.
    Too tired to think, going to bed.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    Veronese68 wrote:
    12 - Recumbent.
    Too tired to think, going to bed.

    Yep. Spot on.

    You can come back tomorrow. :D
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  • 6: L - LBS?
    9: E - Eddy (Merckx)
    11: C - Chaves at Lombardy?
    13: N - Neoprene
    15: G - Gel
    Open O-1.0 Open One+ BMC TE29 Titus Racer X Ti Seven 622SL Kestrel RT1000 On One Scandal Cervelo RS
  • 14: L - Loctite
    Open O-1.0 Open One+ BMC TE29 Titus Racer X Ti Seven 622SL Kestrel RT1000 On One Scandal Cervelo RS
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 9,944
    3 R Ronde (as in van Vlaanderen)?
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 9,944
    1 H Herd? Going for the obvious, 1st question is always easy, right?
  • 1: A Antelope
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 9,944
    10 O Osymetric
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    edited December 2016
    6: L - LBS?
    9: E - Eddy (Merckx)
    11: C - Chaves at Lombardy?
    13: N - Neoprene
    15: G - Gel

    6. Yes
    9. Yes
    11. No
    13. Yes
    15 No
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    Lookyhere: Correct

    1. A, Correct

    Orraloon:

    3. Close but no cigar.

    WS:

    14. L, correct.
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  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,639
    15 - Spring
  • 14 Prayer
    My blog: http://www.roubaixcycling.cc (kit reviews and other musings)
    https://twitter.com/roubaixcc
    Facebook? No. Just say no.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    14 Prayer

    Divine intervention seldom works.
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Pinno wrote:
    Answer the following questions and use the first letter of each answer to form a cycling related anagram. Not as tough as last year (which no-one got).

    1. Collective noun for a type of fast herbivore usually found on the plains in Africa and Asia.
    2. Handy item when it's raining but often giving up the ghost because of Barbara's.
    3. Dutch term for going around in a circle.
    4. Mr. "You pancaked my van! I'm gonna kill you, fool!"
    5. Not a Tomtom.
    6. If you are useless at fettling, you go here.
    7. Getting high, courtesy of the Shamen.
    8. Slap of a particular colour?
    9. Cyclist or swirling fluid.
    10. Froome swears by the equation x2/a2 + y2/b2 = 1, where 2a and 2b are the lengths of the major and minor axes.
    11. Hair raising descent whipped up leaves successfully and salvaged season for this man.
    12. Laid back cyclist preferred rig.
    13. Synthetic polymer resembling rubber, resistant to oil, heat, and weathering may keep extremities warm.
    14. Damn squeaking BB30's may benefit from installation with this.
    15. Boingy stuff used in a saddle for example?
    Quotes to save going back a page.
    8 - rouge
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    8. Rouge. Well done that man. You have hidden talents VN.
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Pinno wrote:
    You have hidden talents VN.
    Very hidden.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    Garry H wrote:
    15 - Spring

    INope, soz mate.

    We have:

    1.A
    2. U
    3. Dutch term for going around in a circle.
    4. T
    5. G
    6. L
    7. E
    8. R
    9. E
    10. Froome swears by the equation x2/a2 + y2/b2 = 1, where 2a and 2b are the lengths of the major and minor axes.
    11. Hair raising descent whipped up leaves successfully and salvaged season for this man.
    12. R
    13. N
    14. L
    15. Boingy stuff used in a saddle for example?
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    You have hidden talents VN.
    Very hidden.

    My hidden talents are so well hidden, I can't even find them.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 9,944
    orraloon wrote:
    10 O Osymetric
    Ahem
  • FocusZingFocusZing Posts: 4,373
    15 foam.
  • FocusZingFocusZing Posts: 4,373
    10 Watts
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,384
    orraloon wrote:
    orraloon wrote:
    10 O Osymetric
    Ahem

    Nope.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
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