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10 minutes ago, Brew said:

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HOUSE  !!!

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We call it Bingo today but when I was little they called it housey housey...

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Question 14

Didn't the Greeks keep Lord Byron's heart?

I hereby claim my pint for a supplementary answer

His dog, Boatswain, has a pretty fine memorial at Newstead Abbey

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Well done LizzieM  you get the Gold Star.

 

Nexr nottstaligia meetup organized by Brew will buy you a drink.

 

Thanks to all members for giving us a laugh "CHEERS"

 

PS, I will buy you a drink not Brew he can just sort out the meetup.

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Said it twice Brew, because I'm sat right at the back and didn't think anybody heard me.  :rolleyes:

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15 hours ago, Beekay said:

HOUSE  !!!

just have got to check your numbers So Sorry Beekay but you have not won! maybe tomorrow. 

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Bloody swizz I reckon. Wouldn't be surprised if it's  a fiddle. Think I'll go back to the Adelphi or Capitol. :shout:

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Mary and her quiz set me thinking.

 

Threatened to do this awhile back and never got around to it. The pictures are all clocks in and around Nottingham, you've all seen them - but where are they?

 

Two easy ones to start...

 

 

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Morrison's Bulwell  i'm sure the other is or was on Clumber St.

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Give us Colonials a chance Mary1947! 

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I right... I wrong..  ;)

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Correct...

 

 

Two not so easy:

 

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Thanks Mary1947, enjoyed the quiz, got about 14 correct, would have been about 9 prior to joining this site however. 

Wasn't Tommy Lawton renowned for his heading ability? certainly gave me a headache, that one!;)

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On 5/23/2020 at 6:08 AM, mary1947 said:

Just seen Made in India  do they mean the 45 record or was it Robin Hood ?

 

I didn't spot that Mary.  All I can add is that India and various 'colonies' continued to manufacture 78s after UK and US went all 45 ish..

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Clocks second one is it the news office on Parliament St. 

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No Mary, its a retail shop

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Boom boom well done RR.

 

 

 

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The first is on the building next to what was the Odeon cinema Angel Row. Now occupied by a company called Cash Generators.

 

Two easier ones:

 

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Last Clock on Boots building came to me at 5 20 this morning but RR beat me to it. 

 

now second picture is it the face of the council house clock? 

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That chip shop off Vernon Road & Vicky Centre clock, forgot it’s name? that mechanical one.

 

Yesterday under that Zara/Boots clock was a young girl with all her belongings living in the doorway Mrs Red thought she had a baby with her, sad to see, still bothering me, can’t even look after our own. 

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@radfordred Are there good support centres/churches/hostels in Nottingham who will help  homeless people?   I hope so for the sake of the young girl you saw yesterday..

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You're spot on again RR

Re; the girl in the doorway I hope she goes to the council, I'm told Nottingham CC now has enough accommodation for all itinerants. 

 

Clocks again, sorry they are so small.

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