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Golf quiz: answers

November 1, 2010 in Quizzes

Yesterday turned out to be a bit busier than I expected so, finally, here are the answers to the questions I posted on Saturday.

Well done to Chris Keane, the lady who put this quiz together.

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Golf quiz: Right on target

October 30, 2010 in Quizzes

Whenever I host a quiz, I like to give the clientele a little something extra.  Anyone can write 100 (or 60) questions but can you create a quiz that folks will remember in the months and years ahead?

So it was a pleasant surprise to find that last night’s quiz at the Ballyhaunis Golf Club was a real diamond in the rough (pun pun).  It was a small quiz, in terms of entry, with just nine tables taking part, but the production quality on show was first class.

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Wordle answers

June 9, 2009 in Culture

Here are the answers to the Wordle pictures I posted yesterday.

Click continue… whenever you feel ready.

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Wordles of famous songs

June 8, 2009 in Culture

Ever heard of wordle.net?

It’s a very handy website which generates word clouds from any block of text, identifying individual words and then showing them at a size relative to their frequency (in the fashion of the Topics box on the right of this page).

Since things are a bit quiet these days on the quizzing scene, I’ve come up with a use for wordle.net.  After the continue… you’ll find Wordles of 10 famous songs (or their lyrics, to be accurate).  See if you can identify them from the words alone.

Here’s ‘Firestarter‘ by The Prodigy, by way of an easy example:

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