Thursday’s questions were:
1. Who said: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do that by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”?
2. Who is the author who wrote Cut and Run and Slaughter Falls under the pseudonym Alix Bosco?
3. It’s miel in French and Spanish, miele in Italian and honi or miere in Maori, what is it in English?
4. Who was Piglet’s grandfather?
5. Which teams met for the Bronze final in the 2007 Rugby World Cup?
Points for answers:
PDM got a bonus for being so familiar with A.A. Milne.
Andrei won an electrronic chocolate cake with 3 1/2 right and a bonus for extra information.
GD got two with a bonus for preferring Argentina (and a good try for #4).
Cadwallader got a bonus for turning up.
Answers follow the break:
1. Mark Twain.
2. Greg McGee. (He won last year’s Nagaio Marsh award for crime writing and came out a ocuple fo weeks ago when he was nominated for the award again, he also grew up in Oamaru.)
4. Trespassers W, which is short for Trespassers Will which is short for Trespassers William.
5. Argentian & France (Argentina won 34 – 10).