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Lots of questions on different subjects where you have to try to answer the latest question and if you are right then its your turn to ask the next question.

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#160859 by Tallscot
Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:49 am
In that case, it's Julian Fellowes. I didn't know he was a peer.

#160861 by wildrover
Sat Oct 24, 2015 12:29 pm
Yep - he was made a peer in 2011. He is married to a lady-in-waiting to one of the royals after all.

#160862 by Tallscot
Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:27 pm
Which word, meaning a time limit, originated during the American Civil War as a term for a distance beyond which an escaping prisoner would be shot?

#160865 by Tallscot
Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:35 pm
Anyone fancy a guess before I wrap this one up?

#160871 by wildrover
Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:51 am
I was waiting to see if anyone else wanted a go - it must be deadline. It's a fascinating derivation.

#160872 by Tallscot
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:19 pm
Deadline it is.

#160878 by wildrover
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:35 am
When this building was completed a few years ago it was the second tallest building in the world. In which city is it?


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#160879 by Buzzie
Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:35 pm
My instinct is to say Shanghai, however there are a couple of other possibilities nagging me

#160880 by wildrover
Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:33 pm
Right corner of the world but still a little over a thousand miles away..

#160896 by Tallscot
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:33 pm
Seoul?

#160902 by Buzzie
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:24 pm
It's definitely in China but can't for the life of me think of any cities! It's not Beijing, does it being with Q?

#160907 by wildrover
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:07 pm
It is in China and is named after the former name of the city in which it is located. It has been a major port for hundreds of years and was captured and occupied by the British in the Opium Wars. A language and a well known cooking style are named after the former name of the city.

#160942 by Tallscot
Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:15 pm
Canton, although I have no idea of the current name?

#160950 by wildrover
Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:24 pm
Correct, it's now Guangzhou located in the south about 50 miles from Hong Kong.

#160955 by Tallscot
Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:56 pm
Which singer had solo albums called Toltec and Lost Tapes of Opio?
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