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Friday, 17 July 2015

The Joy of Six Countdown 2 Friday Quiz 6



OK this will be a bit different to the norm.

1. What event on the 16th of June triggered Gneisenau taking command of the Prussian Army.

2. What is the new location of The Joy of Six

3. The Joy of Six has it's pre show Curry on the eve of the show, what did Wellington have?

4. Which company famously gave the reason for putting up their figures price on needing to buy a number of high performance cars?

5. What other Napoleonic battle is going LARGE at the Joy of Six and what is it's connection to me?

So some of the answers to the questions can be found on this blog, lets see how you do :-)

Answers.
1. Blucher was trapped under his horse during a cavalry charge and was badly bruised but was able to take command on the 18th

2. It's close to the Workstation where it has been held previously, now it's at Heartspace at Sheffield Hallam University.

3. He had to make do with a Ball, bet he wishes he could have made a JoS curry night!

4. Peter at Baccus used this reason with tongue placed firmly in cheek.

5. Ligne is the battle and a group that includes a couple of good mates are part of the team, can't wait to see it.

Normal service again next week.

14 comments:

  1. Is it really Friday again already? Just off to track down some answers although now have a hankering for curry!

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    1. I am missing the curry as I needed to finish off a whole bunch of stuff

      Ian

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  2. 1.No idea - naked ambition?
    2. Hallam University and I'll be there on Sunday
    3. Beef Wellington?
    4. No idea - I need to read your blog more thoroughly
    5. I suppose Quatre Bras?

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    1. I am glad you got 2. right, looking forward to seeing you there :-)

      Ian

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  3. * Ligny
    * Somewhere in Sheffield [it's all down south so not really worth knowing ;) ]
    * a microwave meal?
    * don't know - but I'd love to know!
    * bataille de la belle alliance

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    1. Ah, bugger - misread the first question. Don't know.

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    2. Always good answers from you Roy

      Ian

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  4. 1. Ligny wherein Herr Blucher was lost in a cavalry countercharge and took some time being found.
    2. No idea, wrong side of the pond for moi
    3. A ball.
    4. Don't know
    5. Waterloo

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  5. Hard questions!! wonder who the buggers are in q4?

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    1. It was Baccus but all in jest :-)

      Ian

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  7. . Ligny
    2. Hallam University
    3. Beef
    4. Dare I say ... Baccus
    5. I know this one ... erm ... erm ... Ligny

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    1. You are probably correct with number three but not quite what I had in mind LOL

      See you tomorrow my friend and hope it's a very good show for you

      Ian

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