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#103858 by feey
Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:30 pm
1. Which 1983 top 10 (Snowy White) single begins: 'Saw you flying by, flash of turquoise blue, I just had to try, to keep your life in view'.

2. The motor car pioneers Charles and Henry both had surnames beginning with which letter.

3. In some Central American regions which large cleaver-like tool is beleived to be the best weapon to kill the mythical cadejo.

4. Which three-pronged spear features widely in mythical, historical and modern culture.

5. The name of which plant precedes 'ville' to give the name of Desperate Dans home town.

6. Which is the only mythical creature featured in the Chinese calendar.

7. Founded in the late 1850's, which paint company have their headquarters in Darwen, Lancashire.

8. In the Swahili language 'Simba' refers to which animal.

9. Instituted in 1940, what is the highest civilian decoration awarded in the UK.

10. Omonia, APOEL and Doxa Katokopia are top flight football clubs in which European country.

And the connection?
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#103866 by Red Devil 66
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:03 am
. Bird Of Paradise

2. R - Charles Rolls and Henry Royce

3. Machete

4. Trident

5. Cactus

6. Dragon

7. Crown

8. Lion :D was born in Kenya, one of the 1st words I knew.

9. George Cross

10. Cyprus

#103879 by feey
Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:50 pm
Red Devil 66 wrote:1. Bird Of Paradise

2. R - Charles Rolls and Henry Royce

3. Machete

4. Trident

5. Cactus

6. Dragon

7. Crown

8. Lion :D was born in Kenya, one of the 1st words I knew.

9. George Cross

10. Cyprus


all correct so whats the connection then, ?

#103891 by silverside
Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:47 am
With the exception of Number 2 "R" I can picture the rest appearing on national flags.

#103892 by feey
Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:42 am
silverside wrote:With the exception of Number 2 "R" I can picture the rest appearing on national flags.


well done silverside you are spot on,

Connection - They all feature on national flags
Bird of Paradise - Papua New Guinea,
'R' - Rwanda,
Machete - Angola,
Trident - Barbados,
Cactus - Mexico,
Dragon - Bhutan,
Crown - Liechtenstein,
Lion - Sri Lanka,
George Cross - Malta,
Cyprus - Cyprus (obviously!)