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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by flash_uk » 08:25 Fri 25 Aug 2017

Very classy!

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 09:13 Thu 31 Aug 2017

Yesterday I sat and observed a squirrel consuming seeds from pine cones.
How long time did it on average, during 15 minutes, use per cone?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by flash_uk » 09:52 Thu 31 Aug 2017

10 seconds

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Re: One quiz at a time

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10 seconds
It was not finished in 10 seconds.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 13:46 Mon 04 Sep 2017

I think it is appropriate, to make this a little easier, to point out that the pine cones in question are not from Pinus Ponderosa, but from Pinus Sylvestris.
All you good people with stopwatches who have been scouring parks and forests for feeding squirrels, over the weekend, can now come home again and start guessing. :D :tpf:

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 13:41 Tue 05 Sep 2017

32 seconds
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 17:35 Tue 05 Sep 2017

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Closer, but no cigar.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 17:49 Tue 05 Sep 2017

I do wonder what kind of person decides it would be fun to time how quickly a squirrel manages to eat all the seeds from a pine cone. I mean, that would be like someone who spends part of their life carefully gluing back together corks from old port bottles which have fallen apart when being opened.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 18:17 Tue 05 Sep 2017

Indeed.
Nature is wonderful, so much is going on without us seeing it. Not everybody needs adrenalin kicks all the time.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by flash_uk » 18:21 Tue 05 Sep 2017

42 seconds

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 19:12 Tue 05 Sep 2017

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Very close.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 21:48 Wed 06 Sep 2017

AHB wrote:
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Even closer.

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Re: One quiz at a time

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45 seconds

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Re: One quiz at a time

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flash_uk wrote:
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Even closer!!

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 14:50 Sat 09 Sep 2017

AHB wrote:
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That is nearest so far.

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Re: One quiz at a time

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48 seconds

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Re: One quiz at a time

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flash_uk wrote:
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Equal closest!

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 19:32 Sun 10 Sep 2017

47 seconds!!

I believe that entitles me to post the next question.

I recently visited South Africa. During my time there I tasted only one producer's fortified wine but purchased bottles from 4 others.

Name the producer I tasted and (at least) one of the producers whose wine I purchased.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 19:46 Sun 10 Sep 2017

Boplaas?

Is Google my friend?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 20:36 Sun 10 Sep 2017

I did indeed buy a bottle of Boplaas. I bought a bottle of the 2013 Cape Vintage Reserve. I also bought bottles from Allesverloren, Vergelegen and Overgaauw.

So which producer did I taste when I was in SA?
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Post by Cookie » 09:22 Sun 17 Sep 2017

AHB wrote:
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I did indeed buy a bottle of Boplaas. I bought a bottle of the 2013 Cape Vintage Reserve. I also bought bottles from Allesverloren, Vergelegen and Overgaauw.

So which producer did I taste when I was in SA?
Cavendish...'63 one would hope👍
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 13:40 Sun 17 Sep 2017

AXE HILL?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 20:39 Mon 18 Sep 2017

Not Cavendish, nor Axe Hill.
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