One quiz at a time

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 12:50 Wed 02 Sep 2015

PhilW wrote:A toilet seat? (I can just see Derek coming home to his mum and dad, waving his prized new possession made in woodwork).
You can tell Daniel is keen to win.
A question, if we're allowed - was this something you chose to make, or were told to make?
None of the above.

I seem to remember that there was a choice of two or three items to be made and I chose this one.

An obscure hint: the item was used by my parents for many years. Without modification, its purpose changed from around 1982 onwards.
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Post by djewesbury » 13:24 Wed 02 Sep 2015

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PhilW wrote:A toilet seat? (I can just see Derek coming home to his mum and dad, waving his prized new possession made in woodwork).
You can tell Daniel is keen to win.
A question, if we're allowed - was this something you chose to make, or were told to make?
None of the above.

I seem to remember that there was a choice of two or three items to be made and I chose this one.

An obscure hint: the item was used by my parents for many years. Without modification, its purpose changed from around 1982 onwards.
A bit of wood for them to beat you with? You were 17 in 1982 and thus too big for them to beat. From them on it was hung on the wall, where it remains to this day, inspiring fond memories for all - a real Turnbull family conversation piece!
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 14:27 Wed 02 Sep 2015

djewesbury wrote:A bit of wood for them to beat you with? You were 17 in 1982 and thus too big for them to beat. From them on it was hung on the wall, where it remains to this day, inspiring fond memories for all - a real Turnbull family conversation piece!
No.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by djewesbury » 14:29 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A glockenspiel?
Oh, not my turn. Phil, ask him if it was a glockenspiel.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Glenn E. » 15:36 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A cutting board?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by PhilW » 16:05 Wed 02 Sep 2015

An egg-rack?
Later used as hamster climbing frame one Derek had left home for university and it was safe to have animals in the house again?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 18:28 Wed 02 Sep 2015

No, no and no.
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Post by djewesbury » 19:33 Wed 02 Sep 2015

Some wood?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by PhilW » 20:15 Wed 02 Sep 2015

I did contemplate "toothpicks" and "sawdust", but for now I'll go with bookends?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AW77 » 20:42 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A dinner tray?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by PhilW » 20:43 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A box?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Glenn E. » 20:50 Wed 02 Sep 2015

a tv dinner stand?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by JWEW » 21:34 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A croquet set

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by flash_uk » 21:50 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A teapot stand

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by PhilW » 22:28 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A letter-opener?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 22:55 Wed 02 Sep 2015

Nothing?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 23:53 Wed 02 Sep 2015

PhilW wrote:bookends?
Close.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by djewesbury » 23:56 Wed 02 Sep 2015

A pipe rack
A boot rack
A walking stick rack
A coal scuttle
A bus driver
A terribly good period novel

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 00:00 Thu 03 Sep 2015

djewesbury wrote:A pipe rack
A boot rack
A walking stick rack
A coal scuttle
A bus driver
A terribly good period novel

Oops more than one guess.
All incorrect, but will be rejected one at a time as other guesses come in so you need to wait for six more guesses from other people before you are allowed another guess.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by djewesbury » 01:04 Thu 03 Sep 2015

Was it more or less boring than any of the above...? Or, did it become more or less boring after 1982?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 06:16 Thu 03 Sep 2015

djewesbury wrote:Was it more or less boring than any of the above...? Or, did it become more or less boring after 1982?
Not your turn.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Glenn E. » 15:41 Thu 03 Sep 2015

A bookshelf?
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by djewesbury » 15:54 Thu 03 Sep 2015

Not my turn.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by DRT » 21:21 Thu 03 Sep 2015

Glenn E. wrote:A bookshelf?
Yes, which turned into a CD rack in 1982. It looked something like this...
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Glenn's turn.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 22:14 Thu 03 Sep 2015

The answer to Glenn's question is £100.

My turn. Now I just have to think of a question.
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