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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:21 pm

Sorry that you had to read all the boundary stones LQ :gflower: Yes Mischief! You are correct :D the alias of the forum member is renierdutoit. Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Doge of Venice - Renier Zen was the 45th Doge of Venice, reigning from 1 January 1253 until his death in 1268

Two numbers that follow each other below 10 will help – 4 and 5. He was the 45th Doge of Venice.

Wine and Olive farm - Du’SwaRoo wine and olive farm is located just North of Calitzdorp.

Austria and Germany and a boundary stone - The letter D, standing for "Deutschland" can be seen on a boundary stone at the border between Austria and Germany.

Atomic number 92 - Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U

In France the rain woke them, hammering on the roof – Roof is Toit in old French

Whilst a cloud of smoke appear in Scotland - Toit relates to Cloud of Smoke in Scottish Gaelic

Not lost in translation - translating “roof” and “cloud of smoke” to old French and Scottish Gaelic respectively – toit.

= renierdutoit - the alias of the forum member.

Thank you LQ and Mischief for participating :gflower:
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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by Mischief » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:27 pm

Once again Grantmissy,thank you for taking the time to compile the Guessing Games :k
Lion Queen some of your answers,queries got me thinking................... :think: :think: :think:
Nice to take the grey matter out for a meander :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Mischief :P

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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:34 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

:gflower: :gflower: :gflower: :gflower: :gflower:

Wow well done Mischief!!!

Thanks GM!!! I'm a complete sucker for trivia!!! So loved reading about all this stuff I know nothing about and about which I will probably remember nothing!!!

Your games always inspire me to learn more!!!

Let the games begin!!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:04 am

Alias

The Bold
National Velvet and Penchant
The Fair
Kings, Counts and Dukes
The Fortunate
A Kiss, Waking up and Then …. Everyone Lived Happily Ever After minus one Letter
A Consequence of Benford's Law
The Tall
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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by renierdutoit » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:12 pm

Philip1?
PRETORIUSKOP 28/07/2017
LOWER SABIE 29-31/07/2017
PRETORIUSKOP 01/08/2017

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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:28 pm

Renier :D Yes you are correct :dance: :thumbs_up: . The alias of the forum member is Philip 1. Very well done :clap: :clap: :clap: .


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The Bold – King Philip III of France

National Velvet and Penchant - "National Velvet" is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who rides her horse to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. Penchant is a synonym for fondness. Philip, as in the given name, literally means horse-loving or fond of horses from the Greek.

The Fair - King Philip IV of France

Kings, Counts and Dukes - The name Philip is the given name of many kings, counts/dukes past and present.

The Fortunate – King Philip VI of France

A Kiss, Waking up and Then …. Everyone Lived Happily Ever After minus one Letter - Prince Phillip who is a character in the 1959 Disney film Sleeping Beauty.

A Consequence of Benford's Law- 1 (one) is the most common leading digit in many sets of data, a consequence of Benford's law.

The Tall – King Philip V of France

= Philip1 which is the alias of the forum member.
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Re: The Guessing Game

Unread post by renierdutoit » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:53 pm

Thanks Grantmissy :thumbs_up: ! I was particularly impressed by your previous one... :wink: :wink: :wink:
PRETORIUSKOP 28/07/2017
LOWER SABIE 29-31/07/2017
PRETORIUSKOP 01/08/2017


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