Special Sub-Topic: The Ankh-Morpork City Watch
|What is the motto of the City Watch?|
Fabricati Diem, Punc. Make My Day, Punk. Nil Mortifi... is the motto of the Guild of Assassins, Quanti Canicula.... belongs to the city and Non Sumet.... is the motto of Lady Sybil Vimes. If Carrot gets his way the Watch motto may well change.
|What type of establishment took over the former Watch House in Cable Street?|
Dwarf delicatessen. The Cable Street Watch House was fire damaged during the Glorious Revolution as recorded in 'Night Watch'.
|Commander Vimes has a particular hatred of which section of Ankh-Morpork society?|
Vampires. Despite the Patrician's opinion that the Watch should reflect all areas of society, Vimes still draws the line at vampires.
|Which Watch member is, possibly, a descendent of a previous Earl of Ankh?|
Nobby. Unbelievable as it is, Cecil Wormsborough St John Nobbs may possibly be the great grandson of Edward St John de Nobbes, Earl of Ankh. However, Nobby still has trouble convincing some people that he is even human.
|The Forensic Section is manned by which two Watch members?|
Cheery Littlebottom and Igor. When first set up, the section consisted solely of Cheery Littlebottom. Cheery trained as an alchemist but left after an accident blew up the Guild Council. Igor is also the Watch medic.
|What is the role of the reformed Cable Street Particulars?|
Undercover work. The Particulars were reintroduced by Commander Vimes as a plain clothes division, employing people who had skills not normally found in a street copper.
|The Watch's favourite drinking place is The Mended Drum.|
f. They prefer to drink in The Bucket in Gleam Street. This is because very little happens in Gleam Street, so they can get on with the business in hand. Usually a pint.
|At the time Sam Vimes joined the Night Watch, who was the Captain?|
Tilden. 'Mayonnaise' Quirk was a corporal in the Watch who transferred to the Day Watch and eventually made Captain. Findthee Swing was in charge of the original Cable Street Particulars and 'Snouty' Clapman was the jailer at Treacle Mine road.
|Which part of Discworld is Angua originally from?|
Uberwald. Her full name is Delphine Angua von Uberwald. She is the daughter of Baron Guye von Uberwald and Mme. Serafine Soxe-Bloonberg of Genua. otherwise known as Silvertail and Yellowfang.
|What number badge does Commander Vimes have?|
177. All watchmen carry a copper badge, but this is not where the name 'coppers' comes from. The word copper could come from the French word "cappere," meaning to seize or take. French Norman influences on the English language could account for this. Tracing the language back to it's Latin roots, we find capere meaning to seize or take.
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