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  • thelzdking 14 May 2013 17:14:21 4,367 posts
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    Nope. To clarify I am looking for the largest building built for a parliament to meet in and do its thing.
  • President_Weasel 14 May 2013 17:24:34 9,212 posts
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    The one in Romania is crazy enormous, if I am thinking about the right building. I assume you're counting "chamber of the people's deputies" type things as parliaments?

    North Korea also has an overcompensation thing going on with public buildings, but I am going with Romania.
  • thelzdking 14 May 2013 17:29:46 4,367 posts
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    You are correct, it is Ceausescu's Palace in Romania!
  • twelveways 14 May 2013 17:34:51 3,978 posts
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    Does the forbidden city in Beijing count as one building?

    edit:
    Guess not :(

    Edited by twelveways at 17:36:55 14-05-2013
  • President_Weasel 14 May 2013 17:45:42 9,212 posts
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    Awww jeah, king of quizzes.


    In the middle ages there was a general belief in the existence of unicorns, and while there were no actual examples of unicorns there were some items that were considered to be "unicorn horns".

    From what animal did these actually come, and what in fact are they?
  • Alastair 14 May 2013 17:48:05 15,615 posts
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    Narwal tusks

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  • President_Weasel 14 May 2013 17:51:50 9,212 posts
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    They can't all be 6-part poultry terminology questions.

    Ally Starr's go.
  • cubbymoore 14 May 2013 18:04:04 36,488 posts
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    Aliphylaxstair shock. He's so good it looks exactly like he's googling the answers.
  • Trafford 14 May 2013 21:40:29 5,739 posts
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    It amazes me that they could score Narwal horns in the middle ages. Aren't they Arctic based?
  • President_Weasel 14 May 2013 21:42:50 9,212 posts
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    They were extremely rare and thus vastly expensive. I believe they were traded south.
  • Trafford 14 May 2013 22:11:29 5,739 posts
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    Yeah I suppose it was hard to find a corkscrew in them days.
  • 4gate 14 May 2013 22:23:31 362 posts
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    @cubbymoore If he'd googled that one he would have spelt it right.
  • Alastair 14 May 2013 23:20:59 15,615 posts
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    Narwhal, amirite?
    Anyway, LBro mentioned the Pentagon as largest parliament. It isn't, but it is the largest something else....

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  • DrStrangelove 14 May 2013 23:45:28 3,766 posts
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    Heaviest building on earth? Something like that.

    Or just the world's largest pentagon.
  • Alastair 15 May 2013 08:07:14 15,615 posts
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    /Roy Walker
    It's good, but it's not right.


    At least, it's not the answer on the card.

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  • twelveways 15 May 2013 08:09:20 3,978 posts
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    Bunch of idiots
  • Trowel 15 May 2013 08:31:22 17,685 posts
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    World's biggest office isn't it?
  • cubbymoore 15 May 2013 08:33:51 36,488 posts
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    Biggest pentagon.
  • Alastair 15 May 2013 08:34:51 15,615 posts
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    Trowel wrote:
    World's biggest office isn't it?
    Winner!

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  • Trowel 15 May 2013 08:40:40 17,685 posts
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    Who was the original It Girl?
  • LeoliansBro 15 May 2013 08:42:26 43,857 posts
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    Clara Bow?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Trowel 15 May 2013 08:45:39 17,685 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Clara Bow?
    Correct! Good quick answer!
  • LeoliansBro 15 May 2013 08:47:53 43,857 posts
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    Thanks to that Arena doc on Godesses.

    The larva of what creature lives underwater in a mobile tube 'shell' made from little rocks and debris?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Alastair 15 May 2013 08:52:11 15,615 posts
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    Caddis Fly

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  • LeoliansBro 15 May 2013 08:53:48 43,857 posts
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    Team Quiz is on FIRE today. Your turn Alastair.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Alastair 15 May 2013 08:59:20 15,615 posts
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    OK, on this day in 1948 the Australian cricket team, on tour in England, set a first-class world record that still stands by scoring XXX runs in a day against Essex.

    How many runs? (Closest by 09:15 is the winner)

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  • LeoliansBro 15 May 2013 09:05:02 43,857 posts
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    650.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • 4gate 15 May 2013 09:15:28 362 posts
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    649
  • JuanKerr 15 May 2013 09:16:04 36,241 posts
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    750
  • twelveways 15 May 2013 09:17:32 3,978 posts
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    812
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