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    ??? Number Challenge Quiz

    Go on. See if you can link the numbers to the abbreviated phrase...

    Without using Google!


    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR
    3. 9 P in the SS
    4. 70 TSY and T
    5. 57 HV
    6. 39 B in the OT
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W
    9. 40 D and N of the GF
    10. 18 H on a GC
    11. 10 DS
    12. 24 BBB in a P
    13. 13 UFS
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W
    16. 80 DA the W
    17. 76 T in the BP
    18. 9 L of a C
    19. 90 D in a RA
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J
    22. 3 M in a B
    23. 1 W on a U
    24. 0208 DC for GL
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C )
    30. 29 D in F in a LY

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amarula View Post
    Go on. See if you can link the numbers to the abbreviated phrase...

    Without using Google!


    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR
    3. 9 P in the SS
    4. 70 TSY and T
    5. 57 HV
    6. 39 B in the OT 39 Books in the Old Testament
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W
    9. 40 D and N of the GF 40 Days and Nights of the Great Flood
    10. 18 H on a GC
    11. 10 DS
    12. 24 BBB in a P
    13. 13 UFS
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W 40 Winks
    16. 80 DA the W 80 Days Around the World
    17. 76 T in the BP
    18. 9 L of a C
    19. 90 D in a RA
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J
    22. 3 M in a B
    23. 1 W on a U
    24. 0208 DC for GL 0208 Dialling Code for Greater London
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D 101 Dalmations
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C )
    30. 29 D in F in a LY 29 Days in Feb in a Leap Year
    Now I'm off to Google for the rest lol

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    This looks tough.

    No 8 - Seven wonders of the world?
    No 10 - Eighteen holes on a golf course?
    No 13 - Thirteen unlucky for some?

    Is no 3 nine planets in the solar system?
    Is no 18 nine lives of a cat?
    Last edited by Curio; 01-01-2009 at 02:50 PM. Reason: Made addition

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    Quote Originally Posted by dudette View Post
    Now I'm off to Google for the rest lol
    I did look them up, but to make it fairer, I've waited all day and have only put in what I can remember... ( not good lol)

    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR
    3. 9 P in the SS 9 Planets in the Solar System
    4. 70 TSY and T
    5. 57 HV 57 Heinz Varieties
    6. 39 B in the OT 39 Books in the Old Testament
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W
    9. 40 D and N of the GF 40 Days and Nights of the Great Flood
    10. 18 H on a GC 18 Holes on a Golf Course
    11. 10 DS
    12. 24 BBB in a P 24 Blackbirds Baked in a Pie
    13. 13 UFS
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W 40 Winks
    16. 80 DA the W 80 Days Around the World
    17. 76 T in the BP 76 Trombones in the Big Parade
    18. 9 L of a C
    19. 90 D in a RA 90 Degrees ina Right Angle
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J 12 Members of a Jury
    22. 3 M in a B 3 Men in a Boat
    23. 1 W on a U 1 Wheel on a Unicycle
    24. 0208 DC for GL 0208 Dialling Code for Greater London
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D 101 Dalmations
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C )
    30. 29 D in F in a LY 29 Days in Feb in a Leap Year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amarula View Post
    Go on. See if you can link the numbers to the abbreviated phrase...

    Without using Google!


    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR
    3. 9 P in the SS
    4. 70 TSY and T
    5. 57 HV
    6. 39 B in the OT
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W 7 Wonders of the world
    9. 40 D and N of the GF
    10. 18 H on a GC
    11. 10 DS
    12. 24 BBB in a P
    13. 13 UFS
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W
    16. 80 DA the W
    17. 76 T in the BP
    18. 9 L of a C
    19. 90 D in a RA
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J
    22. 3 M in a B
    23. 1 W on a U
    24. 0208 DC for GL
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C ) 7 swans are swimming (twelve days of christmas)
    30. 29 D in F in a LY
    Those are the only ones I can figure out that haven't been answered already.

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    Sorry, I see No 8 was answered already, I missed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dudette View Post
    I did look them up, but to make it fairer, I've waited all day and have only put in what I can remember... ( not good lol)

    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR (This is something to do with 45 speed on a record)
    3. 9 P in the SS 9 Planets in the Solar System
    4. 70 TSY and T
    5. 57 HV 57 Heinz Varieties
    6. 39 B in the OT 39 Books in the Old Testament
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W 7 Wonders of the World
    9. 40 D and N of the GF 40 Days and Nights of the Great Flood
    10. 18 H on a GC 18 Holes on a Golf Course
    11. 10 DS
    12. 24 BBB in a P 24 Blackbirds Baked in a Pie
    13. 13 UFS 13 Unlucky for some
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W 40 Winks
    16. 80 DA the W 80 Days Around the World
    17. 76 T in the BP 76 Trombones in the Big Parade
    18. 9 L of a C 9 Lives of a Cat
    19. 90 D in a RA 90 Degrees ina Right Angle
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J 12 Members of a Jury
    22. 3 M in a B 3 Men in a Boat
    23. 1 W on a U 1 Wheel on a Unicycle
    24. 0208 DC for GL 0208 Dialling Code for Greater London
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D 101 Dalmations
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C ) 7 Swans a swimming (Twelve Days of Christmas)
    30. 29 D in F in a LY 29 Days in Feb in a Leap Year
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    Good to see some more answers. Can't think of anymore right now though.

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    1. 12 Z in a B Zeroes in a Billion
    2. 45 S at W a RR (This is something to do with 45 speed on a record)
    3. 9 P in the SS 9 Planets in the Solar System
    4. 70 TSY and T 70 Three Score Years and Ten
    5. 57 HV 57 Heinz Varieties
    6. 39 B in the OT 39 Books in the Old Testament
    7. 3 W on my W
    8. 7 W of the W 7 Wonders of the World
    9. 40 D and N of the GF 40 Days and Nights of the Great Flood
    10. 18 H on a GC 18 Holes on a Golf Course
    11. 10 DS Is this 10 Decimal System?
    12. 24 BBB in a P 24 Blackbirds Baked in a Pie
    13. 13 UFS 13 Unlucky for some
    14. 10 GB ( H on a W )
    15. 40 W 40 Winks
    16. 80 DA the W 80 Days Around the World
    17. 76 T in the BP 76 Trombones in the Big Parade
    18. 9 L of a C 9 Lives of a Cat
    19. 90 D in a RA 90 Degrees ina Right Angle
    20. 7 S on a FPP
    21. 12 M of a J 12 Members of a Jury
    22. 3 M in a B 3 Men in a Boat
    23. 1 W on a U 1 Wheel on a Unicycle
    24. 0208 DC for GL 0208 Dialling Code for Greater London
    25. 180 MS at D
    26. 147 MB at S
    27. 101 D 101 Dalmations
    28. 14 L in a S
    29. 7 SAS (TD of C ) 7 Swans a swimming (Twelve Days of Christmas)
    30. 29 D in F in a LY 29 Days in Feb in a Leap Year

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    I have to admit that I have lost the original source of the questions for the answers dudette, but you seem to be doing really well

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