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#499122 - Sat Oct 10 2009 03:51 AM For the Brits
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Identify these towns or cities in the British Isles.

*1) Goes in front(5) - Leeds
*2) Cattle crossing (6) - Oxford
*3) Bottle bung(4) - Cork
*4) Left sides orifice (10) - Portsmouth
5) Propels the boat(5)
*6) State of despondency(6) - Slough
*7) Servants sound(9) - Maidstone
8) Shipshape and fashionable(7)
*9) 5 line verse(8) - Limerick
10) Finished behind dunce (5)
*11) Not the new one in USA(4) - York
*12) The direction to finish(8) - Southend
*13) Mark of wound on town( 11) - Scarborough
*14) Unfinished pigs with tutor(7) - Swindon
*15) Sounds like whats in your tyre(3) - Ayr
16) tinpower steamers(anagram)( 15)
*17) Spoil the opening(7) - Margate
18) Omit lOO m.p.h.(7)
*19) Prohibit interment(7) - Banbury
*20) Centres ontown( 12) - Middlesborough
21) Carry on teasing(7)
*22) Order to deliver by cockney thief(7) - Andover
*23) Brownish river(6) - Dundee
*24) Explosive alternative(6) - Bangor


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#499123 - Sat Oct 10 2009 04:02 AM Re: For the Brits
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9.Limerick
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#499124 - Sat Oct 10 2009 11:28 AM Re: For the Brits
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19.Banbury


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#499125 - Sat Oct 10 2009 11:30 AM Re: For the Brits
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Loc: Hastings Sussex England�UK...
2. Oxford.
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#499126 - Sat Oct 10 2009 01:22 PM Re: For the Brits
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24- Bangor
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#499127 - Sat Oct 10 2009 04:36 PM Re: For the Brits
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7. Maidstone
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#499128 - Sun Oct 11 2009 04:02 AM Re: For the Brits
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#499129 - Sun Oct 11 2009 04:41 AM Re: For the Brits
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14- Swindon, I think.
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#499130 - Sun Oct 11 2009 06:17 AM Re: For the Brits
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Loc: Hastings Sussex England�UK...
22. Andover.
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#499131 - Sun Oct 11 2009 07:50 AM Re: For the Brits
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Oh Great, well done
Aren't you all clever?
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#499132 - Sun Oct 11 2009 07:51 AM Re: For the Brits
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#499133 - Sun Oct 11 2009 03:33 PM Re: For the Brits
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8. Trim
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#499134 - Sun Oct 11 2009 08:04 PM Re: For the Brits
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Santana, I think you're on the right track there; I've been wracking my brains over this one. However, Trim only fits the first half of the clue, there are another 3 letters for 'fashionable' making the total of 7. There's no Triminn or Trimmin, I looked, lol. Perhaps if we put our heads together...
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#499135 - Mon Oct 12 2009 12:01 AM Re: For the Brits
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#499136 - Mon Oct 12 2009 03:44 AM Re: For the Brits
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Oops, I hadn't noticed there were 7 letters ...

I guess that knocks out Antrim too


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#499137 - Mon Oct 12 2009 03:56 AM Re: For the Brits
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#499138 - Mon Oct 12 2009 05:26 AM Re: For the Brits
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21. Taunton.
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#499139 - Mon Oct 12 2009 06:43 AM Re: For the Brits
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Keep going all, I have another complete set of 25 if you would like?
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#499140 - Mon Oct 12 2009 06:50 AM Re: For the Brits
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I thought I would update the list
1) Goes in front(5) - Leeds
*2) Cattle crossing (6) - Oxford
*3) Bottle bung(4) - Cork
*4) Left sides orifice (10) - Portsmouth
5) Propels the boat(5) ?
*6) State of despondency(6) - Slough
*7) Servants sound(9) - Maidstone
8) Shipshape and fashionable(7)Bristol
*9) 5 line verse(8) - Limerick
10) Finished behind dunce (5) ?
*11) Not the new one in USA(4) - York
*12) The direction to finish(8) - Southend
*13) Mark of wound on town( 11) - Scarborough
*14) Unfinished pigs with tutor(7) - Swindon
*15) Sounds like whats in your tyre(3) - Ayr
16) tinpower steamers(anagram)( 15) ?
*17) Spoil the opening(7) - Margate
18) Omit lOO m.p.h.(7) Skipton
*19) Prohibit interment(7) - Banbury
*20) Centres ontown( 12) - Middlesborough
21) Carry on teasing(7)Taunton
*22) Order to deliver by cockney thief(7) - Andover
*23) Brownish river(6) - Dundee
*24) Explosive alternative(6) - Bangor


Edited by ren33 (Mon Oct 12 2009 06:52 AM)
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#499141 - Tue Oct 13 2009 04:27 PM Re: For the Brits
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10) Dover

(D on dunce's cap + over)

PS Middlesborough has got too many letters for Number 20. Just saying.
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#499142 - Tue Oct 13 2009 05:32 PM Re: For the Brits
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Keep going all, I have another complete set of 25 if you would like?





Looks like people are enjoying doing all your legwork for you, Ren- you may as well post the rest.
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#499143 - Tue Oct 13 2009 05:41 PM Re: For the Brits
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Not sure how you get Bristol for #8, shipshape and fashionable, Tryst, care to expand on that for us?
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#499144 - Tue Oct 13 2009 06:29 PM Re: For the Brits
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Madmags I dont usually post links but this explains it very well: Shipshape and Bristol fashion
Ozzz I am not trying to make people do the answers for me, honest! My cousin sent me the two quizzes for me to enjoy and out of the goodness of my heart I passed them on to you all. Honest! There is no prize. Really!
I dont know the answers myself either. I will post the other quiz if people want?
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#499145 - Tue Oct 13 2009 06:36 PM Re: For the Brits
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Yes, please, more questions!

And if No. 5 could possibly be in the past tense, I'd say it was Roade...
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#499146 - Wed Oct 14 2009 01:33 AM Re: For the Brits
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Thanks for that interesting link, ren. I'd never heard that expression before, even though I'd lived in Bristol for seven years! You live and learn. And No. 5 is driving me crazy...

Yes, please post the other set.
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