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24th Dec 2006, 17:44
Evening (morning) folks. Merry Christmas to one and all. Posting a little early this week.


1...Questions posted on Monday, scran time. Answers whenever I feel like it, but usually within 24 hours of post time.

2...2 points for each lyrics question, one for the song title and one for the artist. TOTW/SOTW and trivia questions are normally worth a point apiece, but some questions may ask for additional information, worth extra points.

3...The clue in the lyrics section may be any line or lines from the song or chorus.

4...I am the judge. Heed me O ye great unwashed, for my decisions are final.

5...During the first 24 hours or until the first set of answers are posted, only one post per player containing as any answers as you like, will be accepted. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified. After the first set of answers have been posted, or the 24 hour limit has expired, there are no restrictions on posts (free for all).


1...A child of winter, a child of the snow
Child Of Winter/Beach Boys

2...There's always someone for each of us they say
I'll Never Find Another You/The Seekers - pp

3...I wouldn't touch you with a thirty-nine and a half foot pole
You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch/Thurl Ravenscroft - RD

4...We're always there to greet him when he tumbles into town
The Pony Man/Gordon Lightfoot - Scissors

5...Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet
Jingle Bell Rock - RD
Bobby Helms

6...We've already said goodbye
Go Now/The Moody Blues - flowman

7...You promised me Broadway was waiting for me
Fairytale Of New York/The Pogues with Kristy McNicholl - AeroSpark

8...She ain't no angel and neither am I
Thunder On The Mountain
Bob Dylan - pp
pp you had the correct album.

9...The child is a King the carollers sing
Mistletoe And Wine/Cliff Richard - Aerospark

10..The air is still within the silence of my room
Song For A Winter's Night/Sarah Mclachlan - pp
Would have accepted Gordon Lightfoot.

11..It's Christmas time and there's no need to be afraid
Do They Know It's Christmas/Band Aid - RD

12..Leavin' home out on the road
Jet Airliner/Steve Miller Band - pp

13..'Twas the night before Christmas, 40 below
Snoopy's Christmas - Scissors
The Royal Guardsmen - Cooda

14..She's a very kinky girl
Super Freak/Rick James - RD

15..Here we are as in olden days, happy golden days of yore
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas/Judy Garland - Aotw

16..I wonder how you're feeling there's a ringing in my ears
Show Me The Way/Peter Frampton - pp

17..Yo soy un hombre sincero, de donde crece la palma
Guantanamera - Scissors
Pete Seger or The Pozo Seco Singers.

18..Like a snake between two stones
Last Cup Of Sorrow/Faith No More - Scissors
Point anyone, in what deck of cards would you find the Cup Of Sorrow?
The Tarot deck - Copterfan

19..Why do birds sing so gay?
Why Do Fools Fall In Love/Diana Ross - RD
Would have accepted Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.

20..I don't care how much money I got to spend
The Letter - RD
The Box Tops - Cooda
Point for 30/30 Green Light 'cause he's new and there's a Joe Cocker question on the same song later. See rule 4.

TOTW What's that sound?
Each of the following songs feature a non-musical sound or noise, i.e. a phone ringing, a car horn, whatever. I supply the song title and artist. You supply the sound. (Thank you scran).

1...Indiana Wants Me/R. Dean Taylor
Police siren - Hobo
Hobo, I assume you meant TOTW 1.

2...Back In The USSR/The Beatles
Jet airplane landing - RD

3...Rhythm Of The Rain/The Cascades
Falling rain (thunderstorm) - Aotw

4...Fire/Ohio Players
Fire engine siren - pp

5...Suicide Is Painless/Johnny Mandel
Helicopters - RD

6...Leader Of The Pack/The Shangri-La's
Motorcycle - RD

7...Hush/Deep Purple
Wolf howling

8...Isn't She Lovely/Stevie Wonder
Baby crying - RD

9...Allentown/Billy Joel
Factory whistle - RD

10..You Dropped A Bomb On Me/The Gap Band
Bombs dropping - Aotw

11..Expressway To Your Heart/Soul Survivors
Car horns

12..Summer In The City/Lovin' Spoonful
Car horns, jackhammer - Copterfan

13..Sea Cruise/Frankie Ford
Seagulls, ship noises - Scissors

14..Money/Pink Floyd
Cash Register - RD

15..Lovin' You/Minnie Riperton
Bird sounds - Aotw

16..Bungle In The Jungle/Jethro Tull
Animal sounds (lion roar) - pp

17..Let 'Em In/Paul McCartney
Doorbell - pp

18..Monster Mash/Bobby Pickett
Squeaky door, coffin lid - Copterfan


1...What is the English translation of the Spanish place name in the song title in question L17?

2...What song in the lyrics section was covered by The Arbors in 1969 and by Joe Cocker in 1970?
The Letter - Cooda

3...What member of The Moody Blues joined Paul McCartney's group Wings?
Denny Laine - flowman

4...Name the singer who dubbed the singing voice of Audrey Hepburn in the film "My Fair Lady."
Marnie Dixon
barit, I had you figured for this one. ;)

5...Which song has been voted the #1 UK Christmas song of all time?
Fairytale Of New York -

The following five questions are based on the lyrics of the song "Christmas In The Trenches" by John McCutcheon.

6...Point each, on what event in what year is the song based?
The Christmas truce between British and German soldiers in Belgium in 1914.

7...Point each, name the narrator and his home town.
Frances Tolliver, I come from Liverpool...

8...Point each, name two carols the soldiers sang.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Stille Nacht

9...Point each, name the three items the soldiers traded.
Chocolate, cigarettes and photographs.

10..What will not happen to the ones who call the shots?
They won't be among the dead and lame.

11..What 'group' took their individual names from Alvin Bennett and Si
Warnoker of Atlantic Records, and Theodore Keep, and Atlantic sound engineer?
The Chipmunks - RD

12..Point each, name the six singers who sang a verse on the original Band Aid recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas."
Paul Young, Sting, Bono - RD
Boy George, George Michale - pp
Simon LeBon - Copterfan

13..Jim Henson had two songs that actually charted under two different Muppet character names. Point each (total of 4 points), name the songs and characters who sang them.
Rubber Ducky/Ernie - Aotw
Rainbow Connection/Kermit The Frog - RD

14..Elvis Presley had a seasonal hit with the song "Blue Christmas." Name the Warner Brothers cartoon character who covered the same song.
P-P-Porky Pig - RD

15..The song in question L10 was written where:
a...During a sumer thunderstorm in Cleveland, Ohio,
b...During the winter solstice in Kuujjuarapik, Quebec,
c...On Christmas Eve in Orillia, Ontario.
Written during a thunderstorm in Cleveland, OH.

16..The rest of the world calls this animal a reindeer. In Canada it's known as a what?
Will not accept moose. :p
Caribou - Aotw
Would have accepted gravel truck from the Aussies. ;)

17..Husky dogs are divided into Samoyed (Siberian) huskys and these, named for a saloon.
Malamute - barit1

18..In question L7, what did the old man say to the singer?
Won't see another one - Aerospark

19..Which female member of the Lee family was rocking around the Christmas tree?
Brenda Lee - barit1

20..Who was the only artist to appear on both the 1984 and the 2004 versions of "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
Bono - Aerospark

21..June 19th, 1925 - December 23rd 2006. His boomerang won't be back. :(
Charlie Drake - Aotw

22..From what animated Christmas special are the following lyrics taken:
Da-who dorays, Fa-who forays, welcome Christmas come this way,
Da-who dorays, Fa-who forays, welcome Christmas Christmas Day.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas - RD

This is a royal pain in the ass. Each time I edit this post I have to go back and correct all the double space stuff, because the edit function jumbles everything together. :mad: :mad:

24th Dec 2006, 18:14
Could you just go over the rules again? :}

Romeo Delta
24th Dec 2006, 18:22
Merry yuletide!

T3 - You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch, Thurl Ravenscroft
T5 - Jingle Bell Rock
T11 - Do They Know it's Christmas?, Various (can't remember what they called the group)
T14 - Superfreak, Rick James
T15 - Merry Christmas to You, various (I grew up with the Robert Goulet version)
T19 - Why do Fools Fall in Love?, Diana Ross and the Supremes
T20 - Baby Wrote Me a Letter

TOTW2 - Jet Plane
TOTW5 - Helicopters
TOTW6 - Motorcycle
TOTW8 - Baby crying
TOTW9 - Hammer
TOTW14 - Cash Register

T11 - Alvin and the Chipmunks
T12 - Bono, Sting, Paul Young, et al. :}
T13 - The only one I can remember is "Rainbow Connection" by Kermit D. Frog
T14 - Was that P-P-Porky?
T20 - Bob Geldof?
T22 - How the Grinch Stole Christmas

I think that went pretty well... Have a happy one!

24th Dec 2006, 18:23
rule #4, very creative Pigboat!:D

L2 I'll never find another you/ the seekers
L3 Your a mean one Mr. Grinch
L8 modern times/ bob dylan
L16 show me the way/ peter frampton

6 motorcycle
14 cash register
16 lion roar

T12 Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson

24th Dec 2006, 18:54
Merry yuletide RD, you been into the eggnog haven't ya? I'll presume you meant L instead of T. :p :p :p

Romeo Delta
24th Dec 2006, 20:01
Hic... Guilty, piggy. Apologies. I did indeed mean L.

MAn, thish shtuff ish goood... Gootta get anuther glassh...

Arm out the window
24th Dec 2006, 22:56
Onya, pigboat, and a merry Christmas to all.

5 Jingle Bell Rock-
15 Have yourself a merry little Christmas - Judy Garland

TOTW What's that sound?
2 Jet plane
3 Falling rain
5 Helicopter noise
6 Revving motorbike
10 A bomb!
14 Cash registers
15 Birds tweeting
18..Monster Mash/Bobby Pickett

11 The Chipmunks
12 Michael Jackson, Bono, Aaron Neville?
13 Rainbow connection - Kermit, and Rubber Ducky - Ernie?
16 Caribou
19 Peggy
21 Charlie Drake?

24th Dec 2006, 23:05
6. Go Now - Moody Blues
11. Do they know it's Christmas - various artists

8. Baby Crying
14. Cash Register
17. Whistling

3. Denny Laine
20. Boy George
21. Lonnie Donnegan

Happy Christmas everyone!

25th Dec 2006, 00:50
Dammit, late again. That's what I get for going flying with the hubby on Christmas Morning... :( :E

None left that I know, so Merry Christmas to All! http://www.clicksmilies.com/s1106/weihnachten/xmas-smiley-032.gif



25th Dec 2006, 19:03
Ok all, enough with the turkey and egg nog already. :p

Initial scores

Romeo Delta 21
planepsycho 12
Aotw 8
AeroSpark 6
flowman 3
Pseudonymn 1

Have a point for the nice Christmas greeting Pseudonymn. ;)

25th Dec 2006, 19:20
L10 song for a winter's night/ sarah mclachlan
L12 jet airliner/ stever miller band
4 fire alarm
17 doorbell

Romeo Delta
25th Dec 2006, 19:42

L11 - Band Aid (actually given away in T12; I missed it the first time around...)

Off to do the Christmas thing with the family! See ya!

25th Dec 2006, 20:46
L7 - Fairytale of New York, Pogues + Kirsty McColl
L9 - Mistletoe and Wine, Cliff Richard:O
L10 - Stay, Shakeapeares Sister?
L17 - Barcelona, Freedie Mecury+Monseratt Cabal (sp)?

Trivia 18 - Won't see another one
Trivia 20 - Bono

Edit: Bu**er! Just seen the rule about edited posts. Been updating as I go:rolleyes:

25th Dec 2006, 20:53
I reckon I got "we are the world" mixed up with "do they know it's christmas", obviously...duh
T12 George Michael, Boy George, Tony Hadley

25th Dec 2006, 21:37
More correct answers, scores updated accordingly.

I reckon I got "we are the world" mixed up with "do they know it's christmas", obviously...duh

T12 George Michael, Boy George, Tony Hadley

Another one pigged out on turkey and 'nog. :p :p

AeroSpark, it's Christmas so yer allowed one mistake. See rule 4. ;)

RD I wondered if anyone would catch that. :E

Romeo Delta
26th Dec 2006, 03:26
Thanks piggy! Didn't see it until the second time around...

Just noticed another couple I missed...

L20 - The Letter (I was going by the lyrics, but the song is titled differently) For the life of me I can't think of the singer, though... It's not Pete Seeger is it? Was that the hint?

TOTW9 - Whistle (work signal whistle)... I coulda sworn there was a hammer or steel press at some point in the song as well, though.

26th Dec 2006, 03:41
T17 - Malamute

T19 - Brenda

26th Dec 2006, 11:52
Merry Christmas everyone! V.late again!

TOTW12 - Car horns.
TOTW18 - Coffin opening.

More later...


Copterfan :ok:

26th Dec 2006, 11:59
oh and,

T12 - Simon le Bon.



26th Dec 2006, 13:20
4; the Pony Man - Gordon Lightfoot
13: Snoopy's Christmas
17: Guatanmera
18: last Cup of Sorrow - Faith No More
9: Oil derricks/Mining drills???
13: seagulls
18: car horn
5: Fairytale of New york???
12: Simon LeBon
Thats about all the answers, that we can get in this very very very busy office
Hope everyone had a great christmas. All the best for the new year

26th Dec 2006, 16:54
Some more correct answers there.

Updated revised scores

Romeo Delta 23
planepsycho 12
Aotw 8
Scissors 8
AeroSpark 6
flowman 3
Copterfan 3
barit1 2
Pseudonymn 1

Have you finally gotten to snooze yet, Copterfan? Richo hasn't been around, he's probably wandering around in a sleepless daze. :p ;)

26th Dec 2006, 18:12
TOTW2 Police Car/bike Siren

26th Dec 2006, 20:44
Hi Pigboat,

He's hiccuping behind me as I type...Just managing to get four hrs straight...eeee, s'not f'rever...:uhoh:

L18 bonus - Tarot pack.

Gotta go now...ahhh those halcyon days of a whole hour on the Sunday quiz......:{


Copterfan. :)

26th Dec 2006, 23:21
Another Xmas come and gone. Hope all quizers had as enjoyable a time as I managed. :ok:

13 - The Red Guardsmen
20 - The Boxtops

Trivia 2 - The Letter? :E

Bugga - gotta get back to work

cheers all

30/30 Green Light
27th Dec 2006, 05:38
L 20 Joe Cocker
Cheers all

27th Dec 2006, 06:52
:ugh: :ugh: :ugh: :ugh: :ugh:
ROYAL Guardsmen
:ugh: :ugh: :ugh: :ugh: :ugh:

27th Dec 2006, 20:14
That's it for this year guys. See y'all on January 14th (15th in Oz) with Quiz 701. Have a Happy New year folks, and health and happiness in 2007. :ok:

Final scores

Romeo Delta 23
planepsycho 12
Aotw 8
Scissors 8
AeroSpark 6
Copterfan 4
flowman 3
Cooda 3
barit1 2
Pseudonymn 1
Hobo 1
30/30 Green Light 1

Cooda you been reading the Collected Works of Mao Zedong or something? :p :p :E ;)