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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2009, 04:14:44 PM »
... pardon me,i have a quiz dispute: on manfans 3 quiz, question 10 i chose someone other than the "correct"answer.it was my understanding the drummer who is indicated to be the 4th drummer in the quiz was just covering some gigs. is it kind of a trick question ? how many gigs did this drummer do for example? i will happily stand corrected,but i am curious to know how much one more correct answer would add to a score of 60%(i need all the help i can get)-many thanks-davey p.s.  please nobody cheat off this but i thought the correct answer started with a b-peace 

Not only is that a good point, Davey, it's bordering on the pedantic. You know I like that sort of thing.

The question to which Davey refers is 'Who Was Man's Fourth Drummer'. Not quite as straight forward as it appears, as one of the options given was indeed a stand in and as Davey points out is therefore debatable as to whether he should be included. If he is (and based on what Jules considers to be the correct answer would appear to be the case) then I can further complicate matters (hurrah!) as Nektar's Ron Howden also stood in....in which case the answer would be different again!

Perhaps the question would benefit from rewording, although ultimately I have every faith in the Italian Judicial sytem to find me completely innocent even though I lied to them and tried to stitch somebody else up.

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2009, 08:41:48 PM »
True, but Ron only sat in for one gig after Terry stubbed his big toe playing street football. That could've been a whole other question, elsewhere.
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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2009, 01:56:35 AM »
... pardon me,i have a quiz dispute: on manfans 3 quiz, question 10 i chose someone other than the "correct"answer.it was my understanding the drummer who is indicated to be the 4th drummer in the quiz was just covering some gigs. is it kind of a trick question ? how many gigs did this drummer do for example? i will happily stand corrected,but i am curious to know how much one more correct answer would add to a score of 60%(i need all the help i can get)-many thanks-davey p.s.  please nobody cheat off this but i thought the correct answer started with a b-peace  

Not only is that a good point, Davey, it's bordering on the pedantic. You know I like that sort of thing.

The question to which Davey refers is 'Who Was Man's Fourth Drummer'. Not quite as straight forward as it appears, as one of the options given was indeed a stand in and as Davey points out is therefore debatable as to whether he should be included. If he is (and based on what Jules considers to be the correct answer would appear to be the case) then I can further complicate matters (hurrah!) as Nektar's Ron Howden also stood in....in which case the answer would be different again!

Perhaps the question would benefit from rewording, although ultimately I have every faith in the Italian Judicial sytem to find me completely innocent even though I lied to them and tried to stitch somebody else up.
you want pedantic? well according to wikipedia technically terry williams could be considered their fourth drummer, but from the information i am privy to i stand by my answer(i'm going to see what that would do to my over all curve,allowing for the variable that i took the quizzes in the opposite order;maniac to bystander)...peace of pie-davey ..... hmm just checked, the answer is not much, even if 5 points were added i still blew that quiz badly(manfan 3) even compared to myself(a drop off in the curve).such as it is ...more peace...
« Last Edit: December 15, 2009, 02:03:52 AM by Davey »

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2009, 02:11:33 PM »
you want pedantic?

Yes, I certainly do, Davey. Hot, steamy and gagging for it.

The Nationsounds Judicial System is a market leader of fairness and balance. Mr Gough's quiz question requires strict calculation of the number of drummers. Bletchley Station X is already aware, as is Cheltenham GCHQ and Harper Valley PTA. This calculation is made more complex as there has been two stand ins, Mssrs Martinez and Howden.

I put it to you that it is inconsistent to include Mr Martinez but exclude Mr Howden from this calculation. A stand in is a stand in, the reasons and duration are immaterial. It is my considered view that Mr Gough is guilty of fettering his decisions and furthermore (and on and on and on....)

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2010, 11:03:41 PM »
Not so much a disputed answer, more a disputed question.

Manoraks 2, Question 6, 'Who's Intruding'.

Should there be a picture accompanying this question?

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2010, 12:21:55 AM »
Should there be a picture accompanying this question?

Nope.
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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #21 on: February 23, 2010, 12:41:08 PM »
Nope.

Ohh Jules! How you tease me! How you tantalise me! I am helpless to resist! I am under your spell!

Plus many other glib phrases intended to cover up the fact that I haven't a clue what the answer to the question is... ???

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2010, 01:19:13 PM »
Ha, I found this one easy, it's the ones on compilations album covers I can't do.. ..and anything about KON, which I loose interest in..
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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2010, 01:25:12 PM »
Ha, I found this one easy...

Aaaargh!

How can I look cool, detached and indifferent when I am inwardly seething with frustration? And who put these teeth marks on the desk? Errr....oh...




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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2010, 02:54:47 AM »
All questions are easy if you know the answer, and hard if you don't.

Today I sent a colleague a spreadsheet which I'd been working on. I mailed him to say I'd populated it with the latest figures, and I was pretty pissed off when he mailed back asking "is this all a tissue of lies?" I wasted an hour checking my results before realising I hadn't populated it with the latest figures. I'd copulated it with the latest figures. Still can't figure out how I transposed the P and the C.
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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2010, 12:14:56 PM »
I'd copulated it with the latest figures.

Errrrmmm....ummm....trying to understand this......do you often then smell it afterwards?


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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2010, 09:20:46 PM »
Where are the quiz questions

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2010, 11:37:25 PM »
Is there a prize for answering?  ::)

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2010, 01:12:56 AM »
Are you asking?

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Re: Disputed answers to quiz questions.
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2010, 01:48:24 AM »
He's not telling..  :D
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