The famous and beautiful Martha Thelma Buchta is our winner! She will be receiving her prize shortly in the mail – please congratulate her heartily and enviously. I’ve also added the answers (for your reading enjoyment) to the questions throughout the blog.
Oh, and yes, the final (and most interesting) days of our trip to Key West are still just about finished! We’ve saved the best for last!
Trivia question #17
Q – How long did Phyllis sleep in the car on the way to Key West?
A – Zero minutes
Trivia question #18
Q – How many fiber one bars did Andrea eat in the car on the way to Key West?
A – Two and a half – that’s alot of gas!
Trivia question #19
Q – What sort of dangerous alcohol was in Andrea’s first Key West beverage?
A – Grain Alcohol – only the finest for me!
Trivia question #20
Q – Where did we see our first chicken of the weekend?
A – Mallory Square
In Washington DC what denotes that an area is closed off?
A) a magical brown bit of twine B) an official looking guard C) a loud beeping noise with a flashing light
What name have we chosen for my cousin’s future child?
A) Sophie B) Honkey C) Sea Bass
In the town of Winchester, what official marker denotes that a road is closed?
A) three cones in the road B) a sign that says “road closed” C) a magical yellow string
What is Winchester known as?
A) All-American City B) All-America City C) Home of Apple Flapple
Who had the most security today?
A) Jean Fricke (grand marshal and country western singer) B) The Virginia Senator C) Miss Virgina
What is the title of most of the beauty queens we experienced today?
A) pretty ladies B) Honorary Fire Chief C) Miss United States
The way to downtown Winchester uses:
A) Jubal Quick B) only premium gasoline C) Jubal Early
Mindi purchased several brush art animals today made from seeds, glue, wire, leaves, and seed pods. What sorts of animals did she buy?
A) two giraffs and a non-family-friendly joey B) a red-jay, squirel , and sharp nosed hummingburd C) five squirels who she’s named and is designing costumes for
Decipher the following phrase: KEB it up!
What are the Apple Blossom Festival Colors?
A) a faded Italian flag B) Pink and Mint C) Blue and White D) it depends on what kind of apple you’re eating
Jed Daiger is the big winner in our competition.
Second place goes to Mike Strange
Third place goes to Martha Buchta
Fourth Place goes to Patrick Hayes
and noteworthy effort goes to the following: Lauren, Andy, Bev, Marie, The Hendrys, and The Blums.
Finally, the special “spicy award” going to Chuck!
Thanks to everyone for playing – you really made our trip a fun one!
Well, that’s as good as our French is ever going to get.
Our game is over and most of your votes are in but if you’d like to put in a few more by tomorrow (March 16th) by 5pm est we’ll still accept your answers.
At 6pm est from 11606 Ottawa Ave we will award the prize and bragging rights appropriately.
We’ll keep you posted!
The most expensive cats at Harrod’s cost how much:
a) Harrod’s does not sell pets b) Harrod’s had dogs but not cats c) The male and female together would be 3500 GBP d) There was one male for 2000 GBP
Which of these did Natty finish eating?
a) Fish & Chips b) Chocolate Puppies in Harrod’s c) Chocolate sprinkle covered doughnut d) Croissant
True or False: Will Carr threatened to moon our neighbors pod on the London Eye?
Who was married at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London?
A Burberry scarf at Harrod’s costs:
a) 58 GBP b) 72 GBP c) 98 GBP d) 115 GBP
Which of these are real London Underground stops?
a) Cockfosters b) Canada Water c) Chalk Farm d) All of the Above
Dublin’s Domino’s has a special Simpson’s pizza, what is it?
a) Cheese filled Doht! b) Ah Carumba Fajita Pizza c) Bart’s Bacon Cheeseburger Special
So that we could avoid the rain and lengthy walk, how much did Frank and Andrea pay for taxi fare today?
a) Zero euros – we’re cheap, not lazy.
b) 8.25 – and saved ourselves a wet forty-minute walk!
c) 2.25 – it seemed far on the way there!
In St. Stephen’s Green, which of the following options ARE you allowed to bring into the park?
a) a chair b) a bicycle c) a catapult d) a dog e) fireworks f) advertisements
The name of the bar at the top of the Guinness Storehouse that overlooks Dublin is called
a) The Head b) Gravity c) Arthur’s Pub d) Skyline
Arthur Guinness signed the lease on the brewery in Dublin for how many years?
a) 9000 years b) 999 years c) 2000 years d) 900 years
Our taxi driver in Dublin got married in?
a) Orlando b) London c) Sheffield d) New York
Where did Frank and Andrea find reliable and cheap internet access in Dublin?
a) subway b) mcdonalds c) insomnia cafe d) their hotel room
When Andrea booked the Trinity Lodge Hotel she made which following mistake
a) registered Frank and Andrea Hendry for a stay b) reversed her month and date according to European standards c) ) failed to pay the deposit almost losing them the room in a foreign country
The Donchester/Sheffield airport is also known as:
a) the Robin Hood Airport b) the Maid Marion Airport c) the John Lennon Airport
The painting reproduction in our room is of:
a) a couple dining b) a nude woman with a cat lying on her backside c) seven sheep d) a woman holding a cat affectionately e) three woman holding flowers
Which of these items were suggested to be taken off in the case of an emergency landing on Ryan Air?
a) high healed shoes b) glasses c) earings d) all of the above
Why, in 1068, did William the Conquerer build a motte-and-baily castle on the present site of Clifford’s Tower in York?
a) to impress the local royals b) to gain a prominent spouse and to increase his stronghold in parliament c) to strengthen his military presence in the north
What does it mean to “post a pudding”?
Frank lost Andrea’s memory card. Where did he find it?
a) on the floor in front of him b) held safely in the safe at Bolsover Castle c) on his half eaten plate at the Bakewell pudding shop
Who did Andrea steal her second scone from?
a) Bev b) Will c) Natty
Which drinks did Andrea and Frank choose for their morning beverage?
(Hint: Look carefully)
How much snow warranted this newspaper headline?
a) 3 mm b) 3 cm c) 3 meters
Frank and Andrea are dressing up like:
A) pirates b) native Americans c) Vikings
Where is Henderson’s Relish made?
Our current cheers count is 5, what is the time of our first cheers:
a) 1:55am (on the plane) b) 2:37am on the plane c) 10:02am at the airport
Where is frank standing when he sees this object?
how many sweaters combined are frank and andrea taking abroad?