Thursday, 17 July 2014

The name 'Looney Tunes' is a parody of Disney's 'Silly Symphonies'

Your targets this week:

1+ out of 8: Well done, you beat us!
3+ out of 8: We'd have won with you on our team!

The attendees
1) The statistician
2) The doctor

The ones that got away
1) For which fashion house was Marc Jacobs creative director from 1997 to 2013?
2) Which company designed the famous 'Kelly' bag?
3) Founder of of his namesake clothing company, from which country did Levi Strauss originate before moving to the United States at the age of 18?
4) What do the two letters in the name of the multinational clothing company H&M stand for?
5) If Queen Elizabeth has a morning mimosa, what champagne would be used?
6) In the wine industry, what do the letters WSET stand for?
7) Where would you find the Gallo winery?
8) In the Looney Tunes cartoons what does Bugs Bunny usually say when he wakes up? (The quizmaster went on to provide this 'clarification': "he says other things, but about, like, 80% of the time he says this one thing".)
9) In the cartoon Rocko's Modern Life what is the name of the cow?

The answers

The excuses

How did you do? Would you have beaten us (1 or more correct)? Would you have helped us win (3 or more correct)? Let the world know with the poll below, then read on for my alternative questions inspired by this week's Ones That Got Away!

My alternative questions
1) A custom-made Louis Vuitton trunk, accompanied by model Gisele Bündchen (in a Louis Vuitton dress), contained what notable object last Sunday (July 13)?

Question 2
2) Carried by Hermes in Greek mythology, what is the name of the staff pictured? It is often (but erroneously) associated with healthcare organizations due to its similarity to a traditional medical symbol.
3) What is the common English title of the (Johann) Strauss work whose original German title is An der schönen blauen Donau?
4) H&M is one of a handful of companies that owns a two-letter .com domain name (predictably, Which company owns the two-letter domain
5) Typically, a mimosa is an equal mix of champagne and orange juice, whereas a Buck's Fizz cocktail is a mix of two parts orange juice to one part champagne. If I have exactly enough champagne and orange juice to make 12 mimosas (with nothing left over), what is the maximum number of Buck's Fizzes (of the same size) I can make?
6) If that last question gave you flashbacks to your school days, here's another: spell the word beginning with S defined (according to as "a waiter, as in a club or restaurant, who is in charge of wines".
Question 7
7) The flag pictured features in which series of video games set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic United States?
8) Last week (July 10) saw the 25th anniversary of the death of which voice actor dubbed "The Man of a Thousand Voices"? His portfolio included (among many others) Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Porky Pig.
9) A heifer is defined as a young cow that is yet to do what?

The answers

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