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PostSubject: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:04 pm

Hi,

Just missed the end of this programme, but I understand that the winning contestant answered questions on Rorke's Drift..... Maybe available on BBC I player.....


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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:16 pm

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Just missed the end of this programme, but I understand that the winning contestant answered questions on Rorke's Drift..... Maybe available on BBC I player.....


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I have just found the programme on the BBC I player ......
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set the counter for 8.11

I got one question wrong


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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:41 pm

I watch this.

Henry Hook was not a cook. He should have got that wrong,

Is mealie another name for maize.
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:08 pm

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I watch this.

Henry Hook was not a cook. He should have got that wrong,

Is mealie another name for maize.

Hi 24th

Hook was the hospital cook Idea

I think it must be


I got full marks :lol:


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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:34 pm

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24th wrote:
I watch this.

Henry Hook was not a cook. He should have got that wrong,

Is mealie another name for maize.

Hi 24th

Hook was the hospital cook Idea

I think it must be


I got full marks :lol:


Cheers

I thought that he was the cook for that day (someone would take it in turns to cook) ?
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:02 pm

No Hook was not a Cook. He was making tea for the sick on that day, it was his turn. They use to take it in turns. Hook was not a cook by trade.
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:11 pm

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Check out " Bills post"
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:19 pm

24th wrote:
No Hook was not a Cook. He was making tea for the sick on that day, it was his turn. They use to take it in turns. Hook was not a cook by trade.

He was the hospital cook Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:37 pm

Possibly on the day of the Battle. But he was an Infantry Soldier not a cook.
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PostSubject: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:16 am

Hi
At Rorke's Drift, there is no military cook for the "B" company, the character played by Kerry Jordan in the film Zulu has never existed.

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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:26 pm

Thanks Chris, lots of fun.
I got the eyebrow one wrong - still can't rememebr the name of that hill!
The questions were pretty easy I thought due to the fact these were celebrities, not experts in their field.
They might have phrased the Hook question better, such as, "what duty was Henry Hook performing..." but cook is obviously the answer they were after.
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:55 pm

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Thanks Chris, lots of fun.
I got the eyebrow one wrong - still can't rememebr the name of that hill!
The questions were pretty easy I thought due to the fact these were celebrities, not experts in their field.
They might have phrased the Hook question better, such as, "what duty was Henry Hook performing..." but cook is obviously the answer they were after.

Hi Tasker,

Yeah it was a bit of fun, not too taxing really, and I got the same question wrong..... as for the Hook issue, I am sure that Hook himself had said that he was on cooking duty that day, so yeah the answer they were looking for was a cook.... that was the answer I gave anyway.....

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PostSubject: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1   Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:23 pm

Hi Chris

Welcome and well done mate, hope you enjoy the forum.

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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:53 pm

Hi Martin,

Thanks for the welcome mate, enjoying the forum, and reading the posts.....


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PostSubject: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:32 am

Hi Chris

Welcome and well done mate, hope you enjoy the forum.

No specialist chef to RD.

Cheers

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PostSubject: Celebrity mastermind BBC 1.   Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:44 am

Hi Chris .
Welcome to the forum and hope you enjoy your time here .
cheers 90th. Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:08 am

HI,

Thanks everyone for the welcome, I saw the film "Zulu" years ago, and have been hooked ever since.....


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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:16 am

A wonderful, inspirational, classic British made film is Zulu.
No one has done more than Stanley Baker to hook people into the subject of the AZW, yet on here, the film is often belittled pedantically, for a few small artistic liberties, such as the battle happening in the hours of daylight, and not in the dark. Could you imagine a film shot entirely in the dark?!?!
Who cares. Take it as it is - one of the best films of all time.
Enjoy the forum Chris, and keep enjoying Zulu!
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PostSubject: Re: Celebrity Mastermind BBC 1 Today   Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:14 pm

Hi,

The Christmas television has been awful this year, like can you imagine Christmas T.V. without the film "Zulu"... LOL


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