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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 14:11:23 15,753 posts
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    I'm guessing clangers and soup dragons don't count.

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  • Rusty_M 11 Jan 2013 14:11:50 4,349 posts
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    Heaviest woman

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  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:13:15 41,864 posts
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    She beat the 80 days around the world thing?

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  • TheSaint 11 Jan 2013 14:24:27 13,629 posts
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    Correct. By eight days if I remember correctly.
  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:31:38 41,864 posts
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    Cool.

    What are the names of the southernmost tips of Africa and South America?

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 14:34:17 14,953 posts
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    Cape Horn and the Cape of Good Hope?

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  • neilka 11 Jan 2013 14:34:27 14,942 posts
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    Asparagus and dance
  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:35:39 41,864 posts
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    Your go Alastair.

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  • Deckard1 11 Jan 2013 14:40:23 25,413 posts
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    I'd say around 4% of these questions have been answered without cheating.

    Called it

  • RyanDS 11 Jan 2013 14:43:44 8,699 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Cool.

    What are the names of the southernmost tips of Africa and South America?
    Cape Aghulas and....
  • neilka 11 Jan 2013 14:46:16 14,942 posts
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    I SAW ALASTAIR LOOKING AT HIS TEXTBOOK MR DECKARD1
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:05:22 14,953 posts
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    Nah, the only thing I've googled today was the date of the battle of Bosworth.

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:07:23 14,953 posts
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    Right, name the most northerly, southerly, easterly and westerly points of the British mainland.

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  • Deckard1 11 Jan 2013 15:12:18 25,413 posts
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    Scotland, England, England, Ireland.

    Called it

  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:14:02 14,953 posts
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    Nearly, although Ireland isn't part of the British mainland.

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  • w00t 11 Jan 2013 15:15:51 10,976 posts
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    Land's End for southern and western, maybe?

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:19:53 15,753 posts
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    -oops-

    Edited by Bremenacht at 15:20:23 11-01-2013

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:21:27 14,953 posts
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    w00t wrote:
    Land's End for southern and western, maybe?
    It's actually neither. :)

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:21:30 15,753 posts
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    plus John o-groats and ummm... Cromer?

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:24:28 14,953 posts
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    Bremenacht wrote:
    plus John o-groats and ummm... Cromer?
    You're getting warmer...

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  • mrpon 11 Jan 2013 15:24:46 27,645 posts
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    Lizard Point?

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  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 15:25:05 41,864 posts
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    Lowestoft, lizard, john o groats

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:25:39 15,753 posts
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    Oh! Archnamurden or whatever it's called for the West - that Scottish Peninsula with the lighthouse at the end. So, for the south, Lizard point?

    Can't think of the furthest east - somewhere on that Norfolk coast anyway.

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  • Mola_Ram 11 Jan 2013 15:26:23 6,231 posts
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    Australia
  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:26:51 15,753 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Lowestoft
    Bugger. Bet that's it.

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:28:51 14,953 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Lizard Point?
    You are currently in the lead...

    Lands End and John O'Groats are commonly mentioned together because they are essentially so far apart, but they aren't the most northerly, southerly or westerly points.

    Hint, the most westerly point is also in Scotland.

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:32:50 14,953 posts
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    LBro is correct for easterly, and I will allow Ardnamurchan point for westerly. There's a little bit of rock slightly further west but I can't be arsed to split hairs.

    But you haven't got the most northerly point yet.

    Edited by Alastair at 15:33:13 11-01-2013

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:33:30 15,753 posts
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    John O'Groats isn't the most northerly? Then I'm stumped. Lowestoft sounds right for the E, Archnamurden for the W, J'oG for N and Lizard point for S. Pretty sure two of them are right.

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  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:35:16 14,953 posts
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    Bremenacht wrote:
    John O'Groats isn't the most northerly? Then I'm stumped. Lowestoft sounds right for the E, Archnamurden for the W, J'oG for N and Lizard point for S. Pretty sure two of them are right.
    Three are correct. But JoG isn't.
    I'm not sure anyone is going to get it so I might as well tell you that it's Dunnet Head.

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:37:05 15,753 posts
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    Wut? Where's that?

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