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12th Apr 2004, 00:10
Hi gang, sorry I'm late. My computer's knackered. MacAfee missed a virus. I may not be back online for a few days. Oh, and scran is still on Secret Assignment.

1...Questions posted Monday morning scran time. Answers whenever I feel like it.

2...2 points for each lyrics question - one for title, one for artist. Some trivia questions may ask for additional info, worth extra points.

3...There is no rule 3.

4...Judges decision is final.

5...During the first 24 hours, only one post per player containing as many answers as you like. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified.

6...After 24 hours, there is no restriction on posts (free for all).

1...Indian summer, Abilene.
Dark Horse/Amanda marshall - Reynolds

2...I've been working so hard.
Footloose/Kenny Loggins - ndbfinal

3...Oh, what will you give me?
The Bells Of Rhymney/The Byrds - Cooda

4...When I want you in my arms.
(All I Have To Do Is) Dream/ Everly Brothers - ndbfinal

5...Here's my story, it's sad but true.
Runaround Sue - TamedBill
Dion - Cooda

6...Long as I remember.
Who'll Stop The Rain/CCR - Cooda

7...Who's gonna ride that chrome three wheeler?
Fire Lake - RT
Bob Seger

8...I listen to the wind, the wind of my soul.
The Wind/Cat Stevens - Reynolds

9...Once I thought I knew everything I needed to know.
Lonesome Day/Bruce Springsteen

10..I've got no roots baby there's wind in my blood.
Long Way To Go/John Bottomley - Reynolds

11..I will never love you, the cost of love's too dear.
We'll Sing In The Sunshine - RT
Gale Garnett

12..Yesterday the child came out to wonder.
The Circle Game - RT
Joni Mitchell or Tom Rush

13..Men walkin' 'long the railroad tracks.
The Ghost Of Tom Joad/Bruce Springsteen - Reynolds

14..We got preachers dealin' in politics and diamond mines.
Wasteland Of The Free/Iris Dement - Reynolds

15..How still lies the bay in the light western airs.
Make And Break Harbour - RT
Stan Roger - Reynolds

Song Of The Week
America/Simon and Garfunkel
1...What does the singer have in his bag?
Some real estate - RT.

2...What did they buy?
A pack of cigarettes and Mrs. Wagner's pies - RT

3...Where did they board the bus?
Pittsburgh - RT

4...What did he say to Cathy?
Michigan seems like a dream to me now - Greaser

5...How long was he hitchhiking?
Four days - RT

6...From where?
Saginaw - RT

7...What did Cathy say the man in the gabardine suit was?
A spy - RT

8...What was the function of his bow tie?
A camera - RT

9...How long ago did they smoke their last cigarette?
An hour ago - RT

10..Where were they counting cars?
The New Jersy Turnpike - RT

11..What were they all looking for?
America - RT

1...What colour were the bells of Cardiff?
Green - Reynolds

2...On shore leave from the "John B" where would you roam?
Nassau Town - Cooda

3...Which singer was shot by the founder of her fan club?
Selena - Greaser

4...Which group's lead singer is seven feet tall?
Midnight Oil's -Cooda

5...Which musical group took their name from a Monty Python skit?
Toad The Wet Sprocket - Reynolds

6...Who used to be the lead vocalist for the Commodores?
Lionel Ritchie - TamedBill

7...Who is Sylvester Stewart better known as?
Sly Stone - Phnuff

8...The butcher, the thinker and the drummer are occupations in which song?
Everyday People

9...Dave Prater was a member of which musical duo?
Bonus point, how did he die?
Sam and Dave. In a car crash - Reynolds

10..What did the grim bells of Lina say?
Who killed the miner?

11..Where does CCR get stuck again?
Lodi - Cooda

12..Which member of the Police was born in the United States?
Stuart Copeland - Reynolds

13..Which group took it's name from the original group formed by "Pop" Christy in 1842?
The New Christy Minstrels - Cooda

14..What will hypotnize the Guess Who?
Coloured lights - Reynolds

15..What question did the Baha Men ask?
Who let the dogs out? - FLB

16..Who were Aaron, Art and Cyril?
The Neville Brothers - Cooda 1 point/TamedBill 1 point
(Bill, I duffed the original question and had to edit it. Have a point)

17..Marty wore a white sport coat. What colour was his corsage?
Pink carnation - Cooda

18..Dion's girl ran around. What was her name?
Sue - Cooda

19..If you're pulling out of Kankakee, which train are you on?
City of New Orleans - Reynolds

20..Why did James Keelaghan name his dog Sinatra?
Because of his eyes. (The dog had blue eyes)

12th Apr 2004, 00:30
you got any songs that have been actually played on a radio? :E

12th Apr 2004, 00:47
Sure thing. Just for you.:cool:

1...Hey! Do you know what you are?

2...Maybe you should stay with yo' mama.

3...Hey! I'm only fourteen.

12th Apr 2004, 01:37
G'day PB. Hope it's warming up back east.


7. Fire Lake.

11. We'll sing in the sunshine

12. The Circle Game

15. Make And Break Harbour

Song Of The Week
America/Simon and Garfunkel

1. Real Estate

2. A pack of cigarettes and Mrs. Wagner pies

3. Pittsburgh

4.. Iím lostí

5. Four Days

6. Saginaw

7.. A Spy

8. A Camera

9. An hour ago

10. New Jersey Turnpike

11. America

12th Apr 2004, 02:28

5). Run around Sue.

song of the week;

1). Cigarettes.

3). Pittsburg.

4). I'm lost - I'm empty and aching but I don't know why. (but she was asleep)

7). a spy.

8). a camera (be carefull).

10).New Jersey turnpike.

11). America.


6). Lionel Richie.

12). Andy Summers.

16). .........brothers.

12th Apr 2004, 06:16
Waddya mean 'late' pb? I'm on public holiday down here....:}

6...Who'll Stop the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival

2...Nassau Town (sp)
4...Midnight Oil
11... Lodi
13..New Christy Minstrels
16..Neville brothers?
17..Pink Carnation
19..Spirit of New Orleans

Fletchers Left Boot
12th Apr 2004, 09:20
Trivia - 15

Who Let The Dogs Out?

only one left by this morning that I could have answered :-(

Ascend Charlie
12th Apr 2004, 10:48
Lyrics 8. Where do the children play? Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam

The Greaser
12th Apr 2004, 11:17
song of the week:

4. Michigan seems like a dream to me now

TRivia :

3. Selina

13th Apr 2004, 00:47
Partial scores:

Rollingthunder 14
Cooda 9
TamedBill 3
The Greaser 2
Fletchers Left Boot 1

Lot of stuff still open.
I'm using MSN Messenger to edit this, and it's a pain. My computer goes in tomorrow to get wiped.
Geez Cooda, you guys get more holidays down there than France.:E

13th Apr 2004, 01:41
2. I've Been Working - Bob Seeger
8. The Wind - Cat Stevens
10. Long Way To Go - John Bottomley
13. The Ghost of Tom Joad - Bruce Springsteen
14. wasteland Of The Free - Iris Dement
15. Stan Rogers
5. Toad The Wet Sprocket
9. Sam & Dave, car crash
12. Stewart Copeland
14. Colo(u)red lights
19. The City of New Orleans

13th Apr 2004, 05:00
Hope your computer gets better soon pb.

I'm back at work today.
So this is a four day week to be followed by a five day week :{ followed by a four day week (Anzac Day Holiday) :) and then another four day week (May Day Holiday) :}

Then its back to five day weeks until mid-June :zzz:
However, I have to take two weeks leave before the end of May :E

Lyrics 5 wouldn't be Dion by any chance?

And thanks for getting that train's name right Reynolds...I was getting hung up on the Spirit of Progress that I used to ride when a little nipper. :ok:

13th Apr 2004, 05:09
a four day week (Anzac Day Holiday) ... mmmm, NZ gets the ANZAC Day holiday as well...on a Sunday....
1. Dark Horse - Amanda Marshall

13th Apr 2004, 10:03
Trivia 7
Sylvester Stewart=Sly Stone

Trivia 9
Sam andDave. Dies in car crash

Trivia 12
Stuart Copeland?

14th Apr 2004, 00:16
We'll be commemorating ANZAC Day on Sunday 25th, starting with the Dawn Service.

Monday's for the recovery session. :yuk: :}

14th Apr 2004, 00:27
Surely 18 is the answer to 5 (Dion?!?!?)

14th Apr 2004, 00:35
4. Dream - Everly Brothers

Ascend Charlie
14th Apr 2004, 00:39
Lyrics 8
The wind - Cat Stevens

14th Apr 2004, 01:23
Latest scores:

Reynolds 18
Rollingthunder 14
Cooda 10
TamedBill 3
The Greaser 2
Fletchers Left Boot 1
Phnuff 1
Ndbfinal 1

Still some stuff left.
2 open
3 open (Reynolds you just gotta get this one if ya got trivia 1 & 10.)
7 artist
9 open
11 artist
12 artist (I can't believe Binos would miss the artist for lyrics 12.) :D

8 (Phnuff, if you got the answer to 7, this one is easy)
20 (What was Sinatra's nickname)

Still using MSN Messenger. Supposed to have everything back to normal tomorrow.;)

14th Apr 2004, 03:09
aaaaggggh, of course
1. Green
10. Who killed the miner? (and I think it's the bells of Blaina...)

14th Apr 2004, 04:38

lyrics 2 - something by the Eagles?

lyrics 3 - Bells of Rhymny ? my version's by the Byrds

14th Apr 2004, 05:52
2. Underneath the Gun - Limp Bizkit?

No, no, wait; "I've been working so hard". Aargh!!! I can HEAR it! How about :

2. Footloose - Kenny Loggins?

16th Apr 2004, 22:29
Ok all, that's it for this week. I finally got the bugs outta the system and back on line. Scran should be back on Monday.

Final scores:

Reynolds 18
Rollingthunder 14
Cooda 12
TamedBill 3
Ndbfinal 3
The Greaser 2
Fletchers Left Boot 1
Phnuff 1