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#557977 - Sat Oct 16 2010 05:01 PM Puzzle
ren33 Offline
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A friend in England, aged 93, sent me this. Results later. One at a time please!
1940 WD's F is releasedDONE
1937 The new IC bans D
1936 V, "TPC" launched
1934 WO allow W to WS
1933 GOM invented Done

1929 New TL system to be S
1928 HPT first introduced in France DONE
1927 IL invention DONE
1926 PI find A-TS
1925 B returns to the GS done
1923 I becomes available to D DONE
1920 B abolishes C
1912 LE of C forced to A DONE


Edited by ren33 (Mon Oct 18 2010 03:52 PM)
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#557981 - Sat Oct 16 2010 05:13 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: ren33]
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1928 Home Pregnancy Test first introduced by Selmar Aschheim and Bernard Zondek. smile
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#557993 - Sat Oct 16 2010 06:49 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: flopsymopsy]
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1912: Last Emperor of China forced to Abdicate.
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#558000 - Sat Oct 16 2010 07:13 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: WesleyCrusher]
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I'm shocked that you would know that, flopsy.

Then again...how old are you exactly? smile
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#558002 - Sat Oct 16 2010 07:15 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: WesleyCrusher]
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1940 Walt Disney's 'Fantasia' released

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LOL, DG, you're not shocked at all!


Edited by flopsymopsy (Sat Oct 16 2010 07:17 PM)
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#558014 - Sat Oct 16 2010 07:40 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: flopsymopsy]
ren33 Offline
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1927 Iron Lung invention
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#558024 - Sat Oct 16 2010 08:22 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: ren33]
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1933 Game of Monopoly invented

Rumour has it that the Horseman token was modeled on the Deputy from South Dakota but my mother told me not to spread rumours so I couldn't possibly comment!
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#558030 - Sat Oct 16 2010 09:30 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: flopsymopsy]
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1925 Britain returns to the Gold Standard. Consequently, flopsy's teenage teeth now worth a fortune. smile
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#558393 - Mon Oct 18 2010 11:43 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: deputygary]
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1923 I becomes available to D ; Insulin becomes available for diabetics

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#559389 - Fri Oct 22 2010 08:04 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: szabs]
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I'm really curious about the rest of the answers to this puzzle.
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#559404 - Fri Oct 22 2010 08:58 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: deputygary]
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1937 - the new Irish Constitution bans divorce (I hope this is right!)
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#559405 - Fri Oct 22 2010 08:58 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: deputygary]
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1920 Britain abolishes conscription?

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#559431 - Fri Oct 22 2010 09:43 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: dippo]
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1936 Volkswagen, The People's Car launched

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#559436 - Fri Oct 22 2010 10:15 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: ren33]
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1934 Wimbledon Officials allow women to wear shorts?

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#559595 - Sat Oct 23 2010 01:31 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: deputygary]
ren33 Offline
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I am curious too, Gary, but it seems there is going to be a question for every year this century, and the answers will not come out for a long time
As soon as i get them I will post them!
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#578224 - Sat Dec 18 2010 09:59 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: midsomerval]
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Good one, I never would have figures that out...
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#600203 - Mon Feb 28 2011 06:10 PM Re: Puzzle [Re: socialcharlotte]
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1936, Volkswagen, The Peoples Car is launched

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#604532 - Sat Mar 12 2011 04:18 AM Re: Puzzle [Re: leelee63]
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1929 New TL system to be S

New Train Line system is Subway - The City of New York announced that its new train line would be a subway.
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