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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-10-10 04:19 PM
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5. #5? No.
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  -Heres the theme of this weeks Friday Afternoon Challenge Question: Famous Places! CTyankee  Sep-10-10 04:07 PM   #0 
  - #2 is Pont D'Avignon?  nemo137   Sep-10-10 04:09 PM   #1 
  - No. And not in France...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:13 PM   #2 
     - Rats!  nemo137   Sep-10-10 05:23 PM   #51 
        - Oh, I'm sorry....  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 05:57 PM   #52 
           - Meh.  nemo137   Sep-11-10 01:35 AM   #76 
  - The third one is doubtless the Edison Lighthouse  gratuitous   Sep-10-10 04:15 PM   #3 
  - Ya!  elleng   Sep-10-10 04:19 PM   #6 
  - Hi, Ellen! Thanks for the link. I'd almost forgotten that song!  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:21 PM   #11 
  - No, not that lighthouse...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:19 PM   #7 
  - Is #5 Monte Cassino?  11 Bravo   Sep-10-10 04:17 PM   #4 
  - #5? No.  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:19 PM   #5 
     - Ah, Hell, the numbers are at the top. How about #4?  11 Bravo   Sep-10-10 04:20 PM   #8 
        - Yes, altho I tried to throw people off with a rarely used pic made by the German army  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:24 PM   #15 
           - To be honest, I have no idea.  11 Bravo   Sep-10-10 04:31 PM   #22 
              - You must be a little older...Monte Cassino is unknown to many younger people...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:33 PM   #23 
                 - Yup. I'm 59. My dad flew fighters in the Pacific in WWII ...  11 Bravo   Sep-10-10 04:41 PM   #31 
                    - I just found out a few years ago that the Allied bombing of Montecassino  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:53 PM   #37 
  - #6 spot where Thomas Becket was alleged to have been murdered  TorchTheWitch   Sep-10-10 04:21 PM   #9 
  - Hey, yes...have you been there?  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:22 PM   #12 
  - Unfortunately not - just know a lot about that era  TorchTheWitch   Sep-10-10 04:30 PM   #20 
  - If you want to see castles, go to Wales  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:37 PM   #28 
     - We took the Rheingold from Amsterdam down to Heidelberg  EFerrari   Sep-10-10 04:50 PM   #35 
     - Yeah, the Rhein is great for castles, too!  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:56 PM   #42 
     - Interesting - I wonder why?  TorchTheWitch   Sep-10-10 05:10 PM   #45 
        - It's mostly because...  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 05:13 PM   #49 
           - I'm Welsh on my father's side and I didn't know that. Actually, I don't know much about  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 05:59 PM   #53 
              - I'm Welsh on my mom's side.  geardaddy   Sep-11-10 09:10 PM   #77 
  - I've been! But then, I had to go, having taught "The Prologue"!  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 06:33 PM   #54 
     - What kind of course?  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 06:36 PM   #56 
        - H.S. Survey of British Lit. And by "had to go," I mean: Because I love everything England!  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:08 PM   #62 
  - I thought it looks like an old English church  EFerrari   Sep-10-10 04:27 PM   #18 
  - I'll try  sarge43   Sep-10-10 04:21 PM   #10 
  - Yep, see guesses above...I was waiting for someone to know the Turner painting  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:35 PM   #25 
     - Turner's style is unique. n/t  sarge43   Sep-10-10 04:46 PM   #34 
        - Turner really grows on you...I have begun to appreciate his art much more lately...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 06:35 PM   #55 
           - He was an Impressionist before the term was invented. n/t  sarge43   Sep-10-10 06:42 PM   #58 
  - Is #1 the Tower of London?  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:22 PM   #13 
  - That is close...but not England...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:23 PM   #14 
  - Hmmm.  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:25 PM   #17 
  - Not close in geographical terms...in another way...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:31 PM   #21 
     - Rouen, France?  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:35 PM   #24 
        - Wow! Terrific! How did YOU get it? (I thought it was pretty nondescript myself).  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:36 PM   #26 
           - I saw that stone  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:38 PM   #30 
  - bastille?  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-10-10 04:37 PM   #27 
     - As guessed already, it's the site of Joan of Arc's pyre in Rouen...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:55 PM   #39 
  - photos of actual well-used block on display in the Tower of London  TorchTheWitch   Sep-10-10 04:38 PM   #29 
     - Yeah, I remember that block  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:41 PM   #32 
        - I'd soooo want to touch it  TorchTheWitch   Sep-10-10 05:22 PM   #50 
           - I did have that urge a little.  geardaddy   Sep-11-10 09:11 PM   #78 
  - OK! Let's try --  smalll   Sep-10-10 04:25 PM   #16 
  - You have 2, 4 and 7 correct! Be advised that in a runoff #3 will need to be identified.  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:29 PM   #19 
  - Is #5 Masada, Israel?  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:44 PM   #33 
  - No...but famous none the less...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:51 PM   #36 
     - Jericho?  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:55 PM   #38 
        - You are in the wrong country...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 04:56 PM   #40 
           - Don't I know it!  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 04:58 PM   #43 
              - OK, I'm kind of guessing the theme here, so...  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 05:01 PM   #44 
                 - There really is no "theme."  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 05:10 PM   #46 
                    - OK, thanks.  geardaddy   Sep-10-10 05:11 PM   #47 
                       - Don't give up, there are other ancient places that have historical significance! nt  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 06:38 PM   #57 
  - #7 Chappaquiddick?  PA Democrat   Sep-10-10 04:56 PM   #41 
  - It sure is...itl looks different today...I was there a few weeks ago.  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 05:12 PM   #48 
  - #3 = Cape Trafalgar Lighthouse, Spain. #5 = Hisarlik, Turkey, AKA: Ancient Troy.  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 06:44 PM   #59 
  - Now, YOU are special. I never thought anyone would get THAT.  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 06:50 PM   #61 
  - For #3, I Googled (Images) "white lighthouse." For #5, I Googled  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:12 PM   #64 
     - Wow, national geographic did it? That's odd...they do so many sites!  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:14 PM   #66 
  - OK, got it! I guess you are the WINNAH, Winky Dink! Congrats...  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:17 PM   #69 
     - I don't know. I HAVE read books on Schliemann.....!  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:20 PM   #72 
        - Cool! How was it that you went to Rouen? I hear it is sort of out of the way? nt  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:33 PM   #75 
        - Congratulations, WinkyDink!  pinboy3niner   Sep-11-10 09:17 PM   #79 
  - Hint for #5: Look to a 16th century English writer....  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 06:50 PM   #60 
     - See above. :-)  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:10 PM   #63 
        - Uh, what? Trafalgar was in the early 19th century...???  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:13 PM   #65 
           - Isn't #5 the photo of the ruins?  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:14 PM   #67 
              - I guess we were asking what ruins?  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:15 PM   #68 
                 - That's what I posted! Ancient Troy!  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:18 PM   #70 
                    - And the poem by Marlowe (from Dr. Faustus) was" Was this the face that launched  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:20 PM   #71 
                       - (Hence, "Iliad.")  WinkyDink   Sep-10-10 07:21 PM   #73 
                          - Are you either a 1) Classics professor or 2) English lit professor. Or  CTyankee   Sep-10-10 07:29 PM   #74 
 

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