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Gripes, whines or laughter to do with Stump Spot - The Game can go here.

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had a minor glitch setting it up. hope no one got caught between actions.

The game is going and the proposal thread locked.

Thanks to spot for letting us put him in the hot seat.

Pinky, you'll wear him out! :wah:

I think you've picked the wrong category though. History is probably his strongest mental fact file.
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you been stumped :wah:

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Anyone asking a question in this game must know the answer to the question.

If you can't provide an answer then the question will be moved to this commentary thread as an "aside".
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spot;585834 wrote: Very.

Here's a webpage, I thought I ought to have a look given how weird it sounded.

http://www.alittlechristmasmagic.com/Re ... Facts.html

Except now I need to convert Kilos to stone. Times 2.2 to pounds, divide by 14 to stone...Adults- Female Average June Weight- 73.8 Kg 162.36 lbs.

Female Average January Weight- 85.4 Kg 187.88 lbs.

Male Average June Weight- 99.6 Kg 219.12 lbs.

Male Average January Weight- 92.3 Kg 203.06 lbs.

Note: these weights are the lower end of their annual weight cycle. By autumn cows will be well over 200 lbs. and bulls over 300 lbs.So the figures on alittlechristmasmagic come out as:

Males at midsummer, 18 stone, and at midwinter 15 stone.

Females at midsummer, 14 stone, and at midwinter 12 stone.

Maximum pre-winter weight, males over 21 stone, females over 14 stone.

Maybe the guy you met kills them for meat around 20 months old? Lots of farmed reindeer are. Or maybe he has a distinct variety of reindeer?

There are deer herds farmed for venison near where I live which are about the weights you quote, but they're not reindeer.

No it was some kind of sanctury in Crews hill, Enfield and they were definitely Reindeer . The guy uses them on telly at Christmas ( been on Richard and Judy ;) )- I thought eight stone sounded kind of silly but thats what he said .
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spot;585946 wrote: The Sears Tower - yep and Red Indians, presumably.

Umm. Other than Red Indians, in Arizona. It'd be nice to think it was gophers or wolves but I doubt that. Nobody hunts the skunk. What's left? Bald-headed eagles. The other one is Camels ( i have no idea why )

Pacific Grove, California- It causes a misdemeanor if you kill or threaten a butterfly

Ventura County, California- Cats or dogs can't have sex without a permit.

Sarasota, Florida- It is illegal to wear swimwear while singing a public place.

Chicago, Illinois- A hat pin is considered a concealed weapon.

Michigan- It is illegal for a woman to cut her hair without her husband's consent.

Minnesota- It is illegal to mock skunks.

Brainerd, Minnesota- Every man must grow a beard

Ohio- It is illegal to sell beer while wearing a Santa Claus suit, even if you are a dog.

Seattle, Washington- It is illegal to sell lollipops. Suckers are fine.

Virginia- All bathtubs must be outside, not in the house.

Toronto, Canada- It is illegal to ride a streetcar on Sunday after eating garlic.

Cleveland, Ohio- It is illegal to capture mice without a hunting license.

Arizona- It is illegal to hunt camels.

Kentucky- It is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

Louisana- It is illegal to rob a bank, and then shoot the teller with a water pistol.

Indiana- It is prohibited to bathe in the winter.

Kentucky- You must take a bath at least once a year.

Alaska- It is illegal to look at a moose from a flying vehicle.

Atlanta, Georgia- is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

Idaho- It is forbidden by law for one citizen to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.

New York State- It is illegal to shoot a rabbit from a trolley car.

Somalia, Africa- It is illegal to carry old gum on the tip of you nose.

New Jersey- It is illegal to slurp soup.

Arkansas- A man is allowed to beat his wife, but no more than once a month.

Chicago, Illinois- It is illegal for a woman that weighs 200 pounds to ride horses in shorts.

Miami, Florida- It is illegal for a man to wear a strapless gown.

Mesquite, Texas- It is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.

Connecticut- It is illegal to walk across the street on your hands.
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spot;586058 wrote: We are but a band of children,

We are few, and weak and small,

But we want to work for Jesus,

And there’s work enough for all.



There are many little children,

Far away across the sea,

Who have never heard of Jesus,

But to idols bend the knee.



’Tis the Bible that will lead them

From the darkness into light,

And we all are glad to help them

Break away from heathen night.




Ok.
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Nomad;586101 wrote: Stop deleting me. Thats not your place or function to do so.


You aren't being deleted.

Your comments are being moved to the comment thread. :wah:
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koan;586103 wrote: You aren't being deleted.

Your comments are being moved to the comment thread. :wah:




Shifty. Very shifty. Im reporting you to the mod squad.
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Nomad;586106 wrote: Shifty. Very shifty. Im reporting you to the mod squad.


I await the report. :D
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spot;585946 wrote: The Sears Tower Yep and Red Indians, presumably.

Umm. Other than Red Indians, in Arizona. It'd be nice to think it was gophers or wolves but I doubt that. Nobody hunts the skunk. What's left? Bald-headed eagles.


The answer is Camels .

Seattle, Washington- It is illegal to sell lollipops. Suckers are fine.

Virginia- All bathtubs must be outside, not in the house.

Toronto, Canada- It is illegal to ride a streetcar on Sunday after eating

garlic.

Cleveland, Ohio- It is illegal to capture mice without a hunting license.

Arizona- It is illegal to hunt camels.

Kentucky- It is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

Louisana- It is illegal to rob a bank, and then shoot the teller with a water pistol.



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Oh this is so cool - I stumped Spot!!!



Bless him, I didn't think I'd be able to do that.



Spot, just so you know - I didn't go to a Catholic school (I'm a Methodist), I grew up in the town where St Cuthbert Mayne was executed so heard about it when at school.
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pantsonfire321@aol.com;586250 wrote: The answer is Camels .

Seattle, Washington- It is illegal to sell lollipops. Suckers are fine.

Virginia- All bathtubs must be outside, not in the house.

Toronto, Canada- It is illegal to ride a streetcar on Sunday after eating

garlic.

Cleveland, Ohio- It is illegal to capture mice without a hunting license.

Arizona- It is illegal to hunt camels.

Kentucky- It is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

Louisana- It is illegal to rob a bank, and then shoot the teller with a water pistol.



** Lets see if this one gets deleted **


It wasn't deleted, it was moved to the commentary thread - as will this be in a couple of hours. There's two side-by-side threads for each of these games, one to play and one to comment in.

The question was "....and in Arizona what is it illegal to hunt", not "....and only in Arizona what is it illegal to hunt". It's illegal to hunt bald-headed eagles everywhere in the USA, including Arizona (see http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html ... 20_II.html). I might have tried cows as well but I'm not sure hunting cows is actually illegal.

http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp lets you search all Arizona's state legislation, you might like to put "camel" into the search box.

Snopes mentions the story too - http://www.snopes.com/legal/arizona.asp:We could spend the rest of our lives trying to track down and verify all these wacky laws, an effort which in nearly all cases reveals only that the alleged laws never existed, or fell off the books so long ago that no one can demonstrate they were ever real. But, as a nod to the subject, we thought we'd tackle a few entries having to do with our neighbor state, Arizona. [...] So, it's possible Arizona once had a law way back when intended to stop people from shooting escaped or abandoned camels. Nowadays, however, the Arizona Game & Fish Department is the organization that regulates hunting within Arizona, and it says it has no regulations regarding camels.
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spot;586266 wrote: When's not easy. 1934? That might be a year or two early. Oswald Mosely's Fascist Union marched through the Jewish quarter of London's East End trying to provoke newspaper headlines, and he got them when the residents decided there were some things up with which they would not put.

Okay, I checked, it was October 1936...

Bryn stumped Spot!


I'll quite happily give you a couple of years on that one - I only wish I had a picture of the wall painting of the event to post
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Bristol mythology has it that there's a hole shot through in its tail.

I'll tell you why I reckon the Bristol myth is wrong, too. The spire of Mary Redcliffe is enormous, nobody in his right mind would think a spire could get so tall. The myth is that a captured officer of Napoleon's army was being taken, with other prisoners, through Bristol by an armed detail having been landed at the port, and the locals were mocking them as inferior to the British Army, saying "they couldn't hit a barn door at twenty paces". Having his honour so insulted, the officer asked the detail's commander for permission to borrow a rifle, took aim at the weathervane and spun it with a single shot. Honour satisfied, he handed the rifle back and they went on their way.

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I find it hard to believe that prisoner guards in England would be armed with rifles, which were not even on general issue to the troops who were fighting. Also, to hit anything with a musket at any range over 50 feet, was a minor miracle.
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Chookie;586459 wrote: I find it hard to believe that prisoner guards in England would be armed with rifles, which were not even on general issue to the troops who were fighting. Also, to hit anything with a musket at any range over 50 feet, was a minor miracle.I repeat it as I heard it, I made the same query when I heard it and got the same reply. I reckon it's six generations that tale was handed down before I told it to you. No, I don't think a musket would have been a possible weapon either. It's ridiculous to suppose the detail was armed with rifles but maybe there were other specialist troops nearby who provided one to see what happened, who can tell. Without a rifle to hand the offer to prove the point couldn't have been made in the first place.

Bristol was a major army transit point during the Napoleonic war, it was shifting markedly that decade. That was the time the slave trade out of all the UK ports finally came to an end, and though it had been declining for a while Bristol was even then still the third port in terms of number of ships behind London and Liverpool.
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juno;586667 wrote: This has been moved and makes my comment look silly! (ok I'm used to looking silly but still ... :( )


I don't see how it changes the relevance of the comment.

The top of the post says Re: Stump Spot - The Game and this thread is about Stump Spot - The Game. There is no way of missing your point of reference.

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