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Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:54 pm

In light of Boris Johnson's appointment as foreign secretary and people tonight on Twitter getting some of his gaffes mixed up with Prince Philip's, let's have a quiz.

Do not use Google at any point; this is just a bit of fun.

This is also going on the Tube Challenge forums.

Please PM your answers to me by Wednesday 20 July 2016, 23:59 BST.

Who said or did the following, Boris Johnson or Prince Philip?

1 - (upon hearing Madonna was doing the theme for "Die Another Day") "Are we going to need earplugs?"
2 - (on the British embassy in Berlin) "It's a vast waste of space."
3 - "Cats kill far more birds than men. Why don't [we] have a slogan: "Kill a cat and save a bird?""
4 - "The only reason I wouldn't go to some parts of New York is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump."
5 - "I'd like to go to Russia very much - although the bastards murdered half my family."
6 - "[The Queen] has come to love the Commonwealth, partly because it supplies her with regular cheering crowds of flag-waving piccaninnies."
7 - "I thought it was against the law for a woman to solicit."
8 - (on the Garden Bridge) "I don't quite know what the point of this thing is."
9 - "If we could just stop the tourism [in London], we could stop the congestion."
10 - "The French don’t know how to cook breakfast."
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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:09 am

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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:44 am

The correct answers were as follows:

1 - (upon hearing Madonna was doing the theme for "Die Another Day") "Are we going to need earplugs?" - Philip
2 - (on the British embassy in Berlin) "It's a vast waste of space." - Philip
3 - "Cats kill far more birds than men. Why don't [we] have a slogan: "Kill a cat and save a bird?"" - Philip
4 - "The only reason I wouldn't go to some parts of New York is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump." - Boris
5 - "I'd like to go to Russia very much - although the bastards murdered half my family." - Philip
6 - "[The Queen] has come to love the Commonwealth, partly because it supplies her with regular cheering crowds of flag-waving piccaninnies." - Boris
7 - "I thought it was against the law for a woman to solicit." - Philip
8 - (on the Garden Bridge) "I don't quite know what the point of this thing is." - Boris
9 - "If we could just stop the tourism [in London], we could stop the congestion." - Philip
10 - "The French don’t know how to cook breakfast." - Philip

The winner came from the Tube Challenge forum, who scored 4/10.
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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Graeme Cole » Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:21 am

Rhys Benjamin wrote:The winner came from the Tube Challenge forum, who scored 4/10.
So the person who got the most correct answers did worse than would be expected by random guessing?

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:44 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:The winner came from the Tube Challenge forum, who scored 4/10.
So the person who got the most correct answers did worse than would be expected by random guessing?
Probably only one entrant.

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Post by JimBentley » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:22 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Graeme Cole wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:The winner came from the Tube Challenge forum, who scored 4/10.
So the person who got the most correct answers did worse than would be expected by random guessing?
Probably only one entrant.
I actually entered but Rhys discarded it as coming from a Trotskyite entryist and so ineligible. Then he asked me for £25.

(I scored 6½ by the way)

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Post by Rhys Benjamin » Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:09 am

JimBentley wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Graeme Cole wrote: So the person who got the most correct answers did worse than would be expected by random guessing?
Probably only one entrant.
I actually entered but Rhys discarded it as coming from a Trotskyite entryist and so ineligible. Then he asked me for £25.

(I scored 6½ by the way)
I did raise a small chuckle at this...

There was more than one entrant. Entries were a bit on the low side so I started doing the quiz on some of the Surrey members, who could only muster 3 out of 10 between a group of six of them...
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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Euan Slatter » Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:19 pm

In case you were still wondering, i was the one from the Tube forum who got 4.From random guessing
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Post by Charlie Reams » Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:36 am

Euan Slatter wrote:In case you were still wondering, i was the one from the Tube forum who got 4.From random guessing
With a result that good I expect Rhys will have to ban you from future quizzes.

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Post by Stephen Moore » Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:49 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:
Euan Slatter wrote:In case you were still wondering, i was the one from the Tube forum who got 4.From random guessing
With a result that good I expect Rhys will have to ban you from future quizzes.
I got 4/10 too, from the tubechallenge forum!
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Post by Euan Slatter » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:01 pm

Stephen Moore wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:
Euan Slatter wrote:In case you were still wondering, i was the one from the Tube forum who got 4.From random guessing
With a result that good I expect Rhys will have to ban you from future quizzes.
I got 4/10 too, from the tubechallenge forum!
No one cares about you Stephen ;)
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Post by Thomas Carey » Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:38 pm

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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Stephen Moore » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:50 pm

How could you Euan! :x
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Post by Euan Slatter » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:52 pm

Stephen Moore wrote:How could you Euan! :x
Very simple: type thw words in Quick Reply, hit submit
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Post by Stephen Moore » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:58 pm

Euan Slatter wrote:
Stephen Moore wrote:How could you Euan! :x
Very simple: type thw words in Quick Reply, hit submit
You know what I mean! How could you say that?
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Re: Boris or Philip - Who Said/Did It?

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:01 am

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