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Alan H
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Science knowledge

#1 Post by Alan H » January 1st, 2015, 1:13 pm

Summer Quiz: Measuring up

I got 15 out of 20...but some are somewhat specialised!
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Re: Science knowledge

#2 Post by thundril » January 1st, 2015, 2:02 pm

I got 16, but a lot were lucky guesses!

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#3 Post by Dave B » January 1st, 2015, 4:59 pm

A miserable 12 :redface:

Some I had no idea about some I should have gone with my first instincts.
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#4 Post by Tetenterre » January 2nd, 2015, 1:28 am

14 - every guess was wrong!
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#5 Post by Sel » January 2nd, 2015, 5:34 pm

13 - should have paid more attention to information I would never use!!! LOL
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#6 Post by Fia » January 3rd, 2015, 3:14 pm

14... some lucky guesses!

I loved the possibility that a horse's height could be measured in piggots :laughter:

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#7 Post by Alan H » January 3rd, 2015, 5:15 pm

Fia wrote:14... some lucky guesses!

I loved the possibility that a horse's height could be measured in piggots :laughter:
Ha! I missed that!
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#8 Post by Dave B » January 3rd, 2015, 6:13 pm

According to the converter app on my phone length measurements include such thing as the smoot (same as an inch) and the twip (96480 to the inch).

That makes me about 6078340 twips tall :D
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#9 Post by getreal » January 3rd, 2015, 8:22 pm

I got 14 too. Lots of luck!
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#10 Post by Dave B » January 3rd, 2015, 10:11 pm

Looks like I am still the dunce on this one :sad2:

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#11 Post by jdc » January 6th, 2015, 2:15 am

Dave B wrote:Looks like I am still the dunce on this one :sad2:

:laughter:
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Re: Science knowledge

#12 Post by Nick » January 7th, 2015, 2:40 pm

Crikey! I scored 18! Shome mishtake, shurely!

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