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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 14:11:23 17,614 posts
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    I'm guessing clangers and soup dragons don't count.
  • Rusty_M 11 Jan 2013 14:11:50 4,589 posts
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    Heaviest woman

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:13:15 43,246 posts
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    She beat the 80 days around the world thing?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • TheSaint 11 Jan 2013 14:24:27 14,201 posts
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    Correct. By eight days if I remember correctly.
  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:31:38 43,246 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 15,473 posts
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    Cape Horn and the Cape of Good Hope?

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  • neilka 11 Jan 2013 14:34:27 15,678 posts
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    Asparagus and dance
  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 14:35:39 43,246 posts
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    Your go Alastair.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Deckard1 11 Jan 2013 14:40:23 27,256 posts
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    I'd say around 4% of these questions have been answered without cheating.
  • RyanDS 11 Jan 2013 14:43:44 9,066 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 15,678 posts
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    I SAW ALASTAIR LOOKING AT HIS TEXTBOOK MR DECKARD1
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:05:22 15,473 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 15,473 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 27,256 posts
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    Scotland, England, England, Ireland.
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:14:02 15,473 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 11,052 posts
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    Land's End for southern and western, maybe?

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:19:53 17,614 posts
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    -oops-

    Edited by Bremenacht at 15:20:23 11-01-2013
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:21:27 15,473 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 17,614 posts
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    plus John o-groats and ummm... Cromer?
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:24:28 15,473 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 28,487 posts
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    Lizard Point?

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • LeoliansBro 11 Jan 2013 15:25:05 43,246 posts
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    Lowestoft, lizard, john o groats

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  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:25:39 17,614 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.
  • Mola_Ram 11 Jan 2013 15:26:23 6,991 posts
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    Australia
  • Bremenacht 11 Jan 2013 15:26:51 17,614 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Lowestoft
    Bugger. Bet that's it.
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:28:51 15,473 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 15,473 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 17,614 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.
  • Alastair 11 Jan 2013 15:35:16 15,473 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 17,614 posts
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    Wut? Where's that?
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