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scran
10th Nov 2002, 21:45
"I feel the need.........the need for speed!!!!!"


Rules: (with thanks to Jolly – adapted from his)

1. Questions posted on Monday – time at my discretion. Answers posted on Friday or whenever quiz complete/I feel like it.
2. 2 points for each correct answer to Lyrics questions. 1 point will be awarded for answers that contain part of the answer – ie, song correct but wrong artist. The 2nd point will be awarded to the first person to “fill in the gaps”.
3. There is no Rule 3
4. Judge's decision final.
5. During the first 24 hours from the quiz being posted
- you are allowed ONLY ONE POST (containing answers to as many questions as you like).
- Additional posts will be ignored.
- Edited posts will be disqualified.
- Complete answers will take precedence over earlier partial answers
6. After the first 24 hours there is no restriction on posts (usual free for all rules). Do not edit your posts. If you want to add or correct something post a new reply. The points go to the first person to get the correct answer. "First" is taken as the posting time. If you edit a post, the editing time will be used.


Lyrics Questions (Note – clue is first line or lines of the song)

1. “Thank you for coming home sorry that the chairs are all worn”
Gold – Spandau Ballet - Jolly

2. “I don’t want half hearted love affairs”
Perfect – Fairground Attraction - Jolly

3. “My head is in a spin”
Feels Like I’m in Love – Kelly Marie - Jet

4. “Living on free food tickets”
Love of the Common People – Paul Young - Flowman

5. “Poor old Johnny Rae sounded sad upon the radio”
Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners - Jet

6. “Here she comes”
Little Town Flirt - Del Shannon - Jolly

7. “Hey everybody yeah”
It’s a Long Way There – Little River Band - Pigboat

8. “When the night has come and the land is dark”
8. Stand By Me – Ben E King - Flowman

9. “I could hardly believe it”
How Am I Supposed to Live Without You – Pigboat – Michael Bolton - Jolly

10. “I don’t want another heartbreak”
This Kiss – Faith Hill -Pigboat

11. “I have climbed the highest mountains”
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2 - Jolly

12. “I’ve never seen you looking as lovely as you did last night”
Lady in Red – Chris DeBurgh - Kenny

13. “What’ll you do when you get lonely”
Layla – Eric Clapton - Kenny

14. “You and me we come from different worlds”
Only Wanna Be With You – Hootie and the Blowfish – Jolly

15. “If I could grant you one wish”
The Way You Loved Me – Faith Hill - Jolly


Album of the Week – Top Gun

Questions are from both the Movie Soundtrack Album and the Movie itself

1. Who performs the “Top Gun” theme?
1. Harold Faltermeyer and Steve Stevens – Straight Up

2. What is the “Callsign” of the character played by Kelly McGillis?
2. “Charlie” – Straight Up

3. In the movie, what is Maverick’s ‘real’ name?
3. Pete Mitchell – Straight Up

4. What is ‘one of life’s simple joys’?
4. “Playing with the boys” – line is from the song of the same name – Straight Up

5. What Squadron is on Goose’s helmet?
Open

6. In the movie, what is the callsign of Maverick’s RIO in the final dogfight?
6. Merlin – Straight Up - I'll give you this one Stright, but you made it hard for yourself - the question is specific - the FINAL dogfight

7. What was the name of the Admiral’s daughter that Maverick ‘went ballistic’ with?
7. Penny Benjamin - Straight Up

8. How much was the bet between Goose and Maverick?
8. $20 - Straight Up

9. What is the name and callsign of the character played by Val Kilmer?
9. Tom Kozanski – Iceman - Straight Up

10. Who performs the song ‘Hot Summer Nights’? For a bonus point, who is the lead vocalist for the group?
10. Miami Sound Machine – Gloria Estefan - Straight Up

11. On which aircraft carrier did Viper serve with Maverick’s father? For a bonus point, in which squadron?
11. USS Oriskany – VF51 - Straight Up

12. On what date did Maverick’s father disappear?
November 5th, 1965 - Jolly

13. What was Viper the first man to win?
Not quite answered yet

14. What song contains the line “ ‘cause there’s no place for second best”?
14. Mighty Wings – Flying Irishman

15. What is the ‘farewell’ on the notice/bulletin board in the shower room?
15. ‘Have a Bandit Day’ – Flying Irishman

16. What model number are the Migs? For a bonus point, what type of aircraft are the ‘actual’ Migs?
16. Mig 28’s - Straight Up – F5E and F’s - Jet
And who said Mig 27's? Shame on you!!!!

17. In the movie, what is the name of Anthony Edwards character ‘Goose’?
In the actual movie, Goose's "real name" is never used, but after Goose is killed, Maverick is cleaning out Goose’s room, and picks up Goose’s dogtags, which were on top of his name patch, and you see the name – Nick Grady - only from the credits/Google will you get Nick Bradshaw - no points awarded - see rule 4.


Trivia

a. Name the four original members of the instrumental group The Shadows (point each). For a bonus point each, What was the groups original name, why did they change it, and who was the 5th member of the group during the time of this original name?
a. Hank B Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris, Tony Meehan - Flowman:
The Drifters: The name clashed with that of an american group of the time:-– Brian Bennett – ReynoldsNo 1 - and I’ll also pay Cliff Richard

b. Who is Peter Sarstedt’s brother (a singer in his own right)?
Eden Kane is the one I wanted - Flowman

c. What is Manfred Mann’s real name, and for a bonus point, in which country was he born?
c. Mike Lubowitz – South Africa – Reynolds (I’ll give you this one)

d. What is Lulu’s real name?
d. Marie McDonald McLachlin Lawrie - Reynolds

e. What connection with aviation did the group Hedgehoppers Anonymous (Their single was “It’s Good News Week” – 1965) have?
e. All were members of the RAF (known as The Trend Setters when discovered). – Cooda (I’ll give you a point also Reynolds, but I’m not sure they were pilots)

f. Name the four members of the 60’s Australian Group The Seekers (point each)
f. Athol Guy, Judith Durham, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley - Flowman

g. By what name were the Animals originally known around Newcastle (UK)?
Will also accept the Kontours - Reynolds - I had info that they used another name - any takers?
g. Alan Price Combo –Reynolds (and another point) –

h. Who saw him standing there by the record machine? Bonus for title
h. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – I Love Rock and Roll - Jet (your sister maybe????)

i. For a point each, name the Corrs. For a bonus point each, what is the main instrument each plays?
i. Andrea - yes she sings(but so do the others) but the instrument she plays is the Tin Whistle
Caroline – Drums, Sharon – violin, Jim – Guitar - Jolly


j. What connects the artists who recorded “Say What You Want”, “Yummy Yummy Yummy” and “The Ballard of Davy Crockett”?
j. American States – Texas, Ohio Express and Tennessee, Ernie Ford - Flowman

Jet Dragon
10th Nov 2002, 21:54
Mornin' Scran

Lyrics

3. It Feels like I'm in Love - Kelly Marie
5. Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
12. Lady in Red - Chris ???


AOTW

9. Iceman
16. Mig-27 - actually F5's

Trivia

6. Robin Sarstedt
9. Joan Jett (& the Blackhearts) - I Love Rock 'n' Roll

Cheers

JD

Kenny Carter
10th Nov 2002, 21:55
morning scran

lyrics
12...Lady in red - chris de burgh
13...Layla - Eric Clapton AKA derek & the dominos

aotw
1...kenny loggins

trivia
a...Hank Marvin
f...Athol Guy, Judith Durham. Garth Porter
h...joan jet - I love rock-n-roll
i...Andrea

see ya
kc
:)

jeez jd, got me by one minute
:D

Jet Dragon
10th Nov 2002, 22:00
Yeah -at the risk of disqualification I screwed up the references to the trivia questions though.

6 should be b
9 should be h

it's been a bad weekend for a pom in OZ:D
and Liverpool lost too:( :(

flowman
10th Nov 2002, 22:19
Lyrics
4) Paul Young-love of the common people
6) do wah diddy-manfredd mann
8) Stand by me-Ben E. King
12) Lady in red-Chris de Burgh

Trivia
a) Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Brian Bennet, Jet Harris
f) Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Bruce Woodley, Keith Potger
J) states of the U.S.A.
c) Germany, don't know his real name

flowman

reynoldsno1
10th Nov 2002, 22:27
Trivia

a.) Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris, Tony Meehan. They were known as the Drifters, but changed to avoid confusion with the US band of the same name. Brian Bennett was in the band at this time
c.) Manfred Lubowitz, South Africa
d.) Marie Lawrie
e.) They were all RAF pilots
g.) The Kontours

pigboat
10th Nov 2002, 23:11
Evenin' scran. Late again, shovelling six inches of light flurries outta the driveway.

Lyrics
7...It's A Long Way There/Little River Band
9...How Am I Supposed To Live Without You/Laura Branigan
10..This Kiss/Faith Hill?
11..I Want To Be In Love/Melissa Etheridge

CoodaShooda
10th Nov 2002, 23:35
6...My Best Friends Girl - The cars



e...RAF Ground Crew
f...Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Bruce Woodley, Keith Potger


Not a good morning....my head hurts ;)

Straight Up
11th Nov 2002, 01:01
Lyrics

4. Paul Young - 'Common People'
8. Ben E King - 'Stand by me'

Album of the week

1. Harlold Faltermeyer & Steve Stevens
2. 'Charlie'
3. Pete Mitchell
4. 'Playing with the boys'

6. Sundowner (I thibk, Or possibly it was Merlin, One was in the dogfight, the other was Goose's replacement when still on the course, any chance of a bonus point for that?)
7. Penny Benjamin
8. $20
9. Iceman, Tom Gezanski
10. Miami Sound Machine, lead singer is Gloria Estefan
11. VF 51, the Oriskany
13. The Top Gun trophy
14. 'Through The Fire' by Larry Greene

16. Mig 28s - actually F5s (Tiger IIs I believe) with bad paint jobs.
17. Nick Bradshaw

Jolly Hockeysticks
11th Nov 2002, 02:03
Morning scran,

Lyrics

1. True - Spandau Ballet

2. Perfect - Fairground Attraction

9. How am I supposed to live without you - Michael Bolton

11. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2

14. Only Wanna Be With You - Hootie & the Blowfish

15. The Way You Love Me - Faith Hill


Trivia
i. Andrea - vocals, Sharon – Violin, Caroline – Drums, Jim – guitar/keyboard

JH

kopbhoy2
11th Nov 2002, 09:34
4. “Living on free food tickets” - Love of the Common People by Nicky Thomas (later covered by Paul Young & also by Stiff Little Fingers though it wasn't a hit for them)

djk
11th Nov 2002, 15:16
#6 on the lyrics could also be "Femme Fatale" by The Velvet Underground... first lines of the song..

"Here she comes
You better watch your step
She's going to break your heart in two
It's true"

newswatcher
11th Nov 2002, 15:49
Sheryl Crow 1996 - Oh Marie

Here she comes,
she's all dressed up in daisies
Half the time you'd swear that she is crazy

Or
Primal Scream 1986? - Velocity Girl

Here she comes again
with vodka in her veins
been playing with the spike
she couldn't get it right

Or
Fireball Mail C&W 1943. Words by Jenkins & Floyd
Various artists, including Charlie Feathers

Here she comes
look at her go
There she goes,
eaten that coal



I must get out more!

scran
11th Nov 2002, 21:33
OK - original post updated....

Progress scores are:

Jolly - 18
Straight Up - 16
Flowman - 13
Jet - 6
Pigboat - 5
Kenny - 4
Reynolds - 4
Cooda - 1

Still open are:

Lyrics 6 (clue given)

Album 12, 13, 14, 15
Might be a protest on 17 - watch this space

Trivia b, c, d (FULL name please), g (another option) i (another point available)


Have fun!!!!!

(PS - Brite e-mailed me, but was late, and scored 5, but she did have a total of 28 odd correct answers, including a few that are still open - been Googling again girl? -

FlyingIrishman
11th Nov 2002, 21:41
TOP GUN:

9: Tom Kasanski - Iceman
13: The Top Gun trophy
14: Mighty Wings
15: Have A Bandit Day
17: Nick Bradshaw

reynoldsno1
11th Nov 2002, 22:26
Cor, hard rules,eh?

Trivia


c.) I'll try Michael Lubowitz, but it's still South Africa
d.) Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie
g.) The Alan Price R&B Combo, preceded by the Kansas City Five

flowman
11th Nov 2002, 23:38
Trivia

b) Robin Sarstedt

scran
11th Nov 2002, 23:41
Revised Scores -

Jolly - 18
Straight Up - 16
Flowman - 13
Reynolds - 7
Jet - 6
Pigboat - 5
Kenny - 4
Irishman - 2
Cooda - 1

Flying Irishman - sorry, already had an answer for Album 9, but 14 and 15 are correct.

Reynolds - points for Trivia c, d and another point for g
(Now I'm being nice to you - don't complain about the rules or I'll take points off!!!!:D :D ;) )

Can we be a little more specific with Album 13?

:eek: :eek:

flowman
11th Nov 2002, 23:41
Trivia
Eden Kane--or Richard Starstedt as he was called originally

Re the Corrs, Andrea plays the tin whistle

flowman

Lyrics

"here she comes"- velvet underground title-"here she comes"

briteandbreezy
12th Nov 2002, 01:43
Scran......


Ya don't hafta 'Google' when ya know the people I know!!!! ;) :p

Banana99
12th Nov 2002, 01:48
6. Do Ah Diddy Diddy Dum Diddy Do

Jolly Hockeysticks
12th Nov 2002, 01:59
Lyrics

6. Little Town Flirt - Del Shannon


Album
6. Fungus


JH

Jolly Hockeysticks
12th Nov 2002, 05:43
and for trivia b. if you don't like Eden Kane (Richard Sarstedt) you could try Clive 'Wes' Sands (Clive Sarstedt).

Album 12
November 5, 1965

JH

Straight Up
12th Nov 2002, 06:32
OK Scran, lets try this one again.....

Album of the week

13. The Top Gun Plaque

Is plaque better than Trophy? Or am I on the wrong track again?

SU

newswatcher
12th Nov 2002, 09:07
Banana99, you are suffering from a deficit to the value of "T". Manfred Man's song starts - "There she was....."

OK Scran, now I'll have to set Sheryl Crow on you!

scran
12th Nov 2002, 21:35
OK - Revised Scores are:

Revised Scores -

Jolly - 21
Straight Up - 16
Flowman - 15
Reynolds - 7
Jet - 6
Pigboat - 5
Kenny - 4
Irishman - 2
Cooda - 1


Jolly is correct with November 5th, 1965, No 6 is indeed Little Town Flirt.

Flowman gave me Eden Kane, and read the question as to what INSTRUMENT Andrea plays, the Tin Whistle.


Now, with Album of the Week......

For 13...be specific!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm also a little disappointed in the responses to 17 - The "real name" of Goose IS NEVER MENTIONED in the movie.........however, after Goose is killed, Maverick is cleaning out Goose’s room, and picks up Goose’s dogtags, which were on top of his name patch, and you see the name – Nick Grady - the only place you can get Nick Bradshaw from is the Credits or Google.......so no points for anyone - RULE 4!!!:p :p :p


It's my bat and my ball and I'll not play if you're not careful!!!! :D :D

And can no-one (except Brite, who had help!!) tell me the Squadron on Goose's Helmet?


Bonus 5 points if you can also tell me the squadrons Nickname........
:D