Special Sub-Topic: Corporal Nobbs of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch
|What is Corporal Nobbs' first name?|
Cecil. With a name like that, it's really no wonder that he prefers to be called 'Nobby'.
|In 'Feet of Clay', it is revealed that one of Nobby's ancestors was an upper-class member of society. What exactly was he?|
Earl of Ankh. Whilst Vetinari suffers from arsenic poisoning, the people of Ankh-Morpork try and bring back the previous monarchy. It seems to them that Nobby would make an excellent choice for a King.
|In 'Jingo', Nobby, Lord Vetinari and Colon must go undercover whilst in Klatch. What is Nobby disguised as?|
A female exotic dancer. It would seem he became quite attached to the notion of dressing as a woman...
|In 'The Fifth Elephant', who is Nobby constantly subtly hinting should promote him?|
Colon. While Vimes is in Uberwald and Carrot is chasing after Angua, Colon is Acting Captain, but doesn't seem to take the hint that Nobby is looking for a promotion.
|Also in 'The Fifth Elephant', traffic laws are introduced to Ankh-Morpork. What does Nobby do to ensure as many people as possible are arrested?|
Dresses up as an elderly woman and crosses the road very slowly. As mentioned before, he is quite attached to his dresses.
|In 'Night Watch' Nobby receives a special gift. What is it?|
A spoon. He'd never had his very own spoon before.
|Nobby is always carrying around a letter from the Patrician. What does this letter say?|
That he is human. Despite this, his species is not entirely certain.
|In 'The Truth', William De Worde is knocked unconscious, and wakes up to find Nobby standing over him. What does Nobby offer to do?|
Give him the kiss of life. Not surprisingly, this got him up pretty quickly.
|In 'Men At Arms', what does Angua think Nobby is?|
Colon's pet monkey. She is rather surprised to find that he has legitimate papers to prove his species.
|How is Corporal Nobbs described on the cover of 'Men At Arms'?|
Disqualified from the human race for shoving. Considering the Watch also consists of a six foot six dwarf, a real dwarf, a troll and a 'w...', he's cut out for the job.
|True or False: On Nobby's evening off, he folk dances.|
t. He is also an active member of the Historical Reinactment Society, much to the surprise of other officers.
|Which of these is Nobby best known for?|
All of these ('Accidentally' opening unlocked shop doors..., Stealing dead/unconscious peoples' boots, Kicking people in the groin, with steel caps). They're the things that make his Nobbiness complete.
|What did Nobby nickname Vimes' swamp dragon?|
Errol. After his brother, who the swamp dragon apparently resembles.
|In a short story by Terry Pratchett about the City Watch, upon discovering the body of a murder victim, who does Nobby suggest they arrest?|
The dead body. "I call it highly suspicious, being dead like that..."
|In 'Soul Music', Nobby and Colon are discussing Death's first name after an encounter with Susan. What name does Nobby suggest?|
Leonard. Colon thinks he may be getting old, as he is convinced that Death sounds like a Susan.
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