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Blodwyn Pig

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London quiz
« on: February 20, 2021, 06:43:52 pm »
a cycling chum sent me this, and its rather good, no answers tho. See how you get on, we got them all bar 2.

A brain teaser to keep the little grey cells working when you're not cycling

LONDON PLACES

Eg. A lucky number of relations.                   Seven Sisters

1  Youngster in stream
2  Old father’s honey drink
3  A coal miner’s forest
4  Old taxi transport
5  1760 yards finish
6  Orinoco's home
7  Dog's not quick
8  Month of festivities
9  Songster in dockyard
10 Bee for hire
11 Building materials weigh a lot
12 Feline crossing
13 Robin has a long one
14 Dark priests
15 US president’s daughter
16 Applaud the radio enthusiast
17 Great Shark’s religious haunt
18 Turret tor
19 His Aunt Lucy from Peru
20 Tall funeral procedure
21 Capital radio tower sounds like ear tube
22 Tasteless drink in convenience
23 Girl’s doll in a tin
24 Ruler in a temper
25 Empty lady's prison
26 Not amused
27 Wooded entrance
28 Hit ball on green body part
29 Oriental meat
30 Road slopes down to water
31 Pachyderm and keep

Re: London quiz
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2021, 06:53:02 pm »
Some answers below:
















1  Youngster in stream

Kidbrooke.

12 Feline crossing

Catford.

4 Hackney

Re: London quiz
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2021, 06:56:26 pm »
6 Wimbledon

Re: London quiz
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2021, 06:57:34 pm »
14 Blackfriars

Re: London quiz
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2021, 06:58:12 pm »
19 Paddington

Time for someone else to do some more 😀

offcumden

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2021, 07:11:58 pm »
28. Putney
29. East Ham
30. Bank
31. Elephant and Castle

Blodwyn Pig

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2021, 07:18:36 pm »
NO!      Don't tell everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you'll spoil it!! ::-)

offcumden

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2021, 07:24:24 pm »
Point taken!

Give us a time limit - say a week or two - then publish all the answers that you think you know so that we can check our responses.  We can then compare notes, and maybe answer any that you may have missed.

Re: London quiz
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2021, 07:44:48 pm »
17
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Mr Larrington

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2021, 08:07:18 pm »
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Satisfying the Bloodlust of the Masses in Peacetime

cygnet

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2021, 09:04:23 pm »
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Reasonably Inconsiderate

Re: London quiz
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2021, 09:09:12 pm »
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Wowbagger

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2021, 10:53:01 pm »
As per Mr. L with:

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Re no 1: just outside London, near Upminster, there is Childerditch.
Bach without a doubt.

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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2021, 11:02:30 pm »
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« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2021, 08:06:05 am »
10 Bee for hire
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robgul

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2021, 08:27:27 am »
I'm just missing #10 . . . . .
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Wowbagger

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2021, 10:17:35 am »
#30 is my only gap.
Bach without a doubt.

Wowbagger

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2021, 10:18:47 am »
10 Bee for hire
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And there I was working my way around "Queen sway" and stuff like that. Miles off...
Bach without a doubt.

Re: London quiz
« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2021, 10:42:20 am »
30 Road slopes down to water

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I'm not 100% convinced

robgul

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2021, 10:48:30 am »
I'm just missing #10 . . . . .

I now have it - and a full house.

.... where was Mornington Crescent - that surely warrants listing ?
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bhoot

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Re: London quiz
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2021, 10:57:41 am »
A quick scan of the London map and I have 30. Failed on 10 and 28.