Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Quiz Answers

Ex British PM John Major was seen as a bit of a nerd. This was reinforced when he remarked that he tucked his shirt into his underpants. Clearly I retain trivia of such little relevance, of which no one else ever noticed.

Ex Australian PMs Menzies and Howard had very bushy eyebrows. Howard had his severly trimmed once and the grooming was very obvious.

Koo Stark was an on again off again 'friend' of Prince Andrew, the Queen's son. I think she was also a Sun page three girl.

American President Bill Clinton's intern Monica Lewinski did not have her blue dress dry cleaned after Bill unloaded his cum all over it. He should have argued that his pants fell down and he had a spontananeous ejaculation. It would have been more believable.

While High Riser lives in Melbourne, his municipality is City of Port Phillip and not City of Melbourne.

Famous soccer player/coach, whatever, George Best made the statement about fast cars etc. He is dead now.

Kath in Geneva is obsessed with Jorgis.

Clive James lived in Kogarah and trolley buses, electrically powered buses, ran in Kogarah.

West Gippland town? Warragul. Major Melbourne arterial road, Warrigal Road.

Major gay pron star at Bel Ami, either Johan Paulik or Lukas Ridgeston. Both were quite eateable. No one got that.

Michael Magee? An amusing poem called A Bush Christening by 'Banjo' Patterson.'On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few, And men of religion are scanty, On a road never cross'd 'cept by folk that are lost, One Michael Magee had a shanty.'

I think it was the Toyota Crown, or perhaps the Corona that had operation of indicators by turning the horn ring in the centre of steeting wheel left or right to operate the indicators.

The Watsons Bay tram line was closed down as were all the Sydney tram lines. But public pressure had it reinstated. The government, hell bent on shutting down all Sydeny tram lines, did not make a mistake the second time it was closed down. As the last tram ran, following along behind was an overhead wire crew who took down the electric wires and I htink some track was quickly removed.

The old Victorian Racing Centre (VRC) building was demolished to construct Highriser's abode. An ugly medium storey building replaced by an ugly highrise building.

The Jewish Alms Houses were a row of terraces just north of St Kilda Junction in St Kilda Road. They were essentianlly grace and favour accomodation for poor Jewish people. Correct Hels?

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Quiz


What was special about the way former British PM John Major dressed?

What bushiness did former Australian PMs Howard and Menzies have in common?

Who was Koo Stark?

Which political figure might suggest there should be a lot more dry cleaning in this world?

While Highriser's address is St Kilda Road, followed by Melbourne, does he live in the City of Melbourne?

Who said, "I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars - the rest I just squandered".

What dog breed is the person who is goofing off in Geneva currently obsessed with?

What does Clive James and trolley buses have in common.

Which town in West Gippsland and major arterial road  in Melbourne have the same name that is spelt differently and is confused by many, even locals. Take a bow Jah Teh, you are latest among the the usual high flyers who get it wrong.

I'd better put one in for the lads who bat for the other team. Who was the first famous film company Bel Ami actor? Either of two answers are acceptable.

What name was Michael Magee's son christened?


What was distinctive about the operation of the indicators in a certain a 1970s Toyota car?


Which closed down Sydney tram line was reinstated by public pressure?

If you have been reading me seriously since day dot, you would know what building was on the site where the High Rise was built. It was?


While we are talking about buildings, what were (self explanatory really) and where the were the Jewish Alms Houses?


Hehe, like I could tell you not to use google. I am really clever and I know all the answers to my own questions. Think of it as a personal satisfaction thing to match my thoughts rather than being accurate, or just have a go and have a laugh.