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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Correct! :clap: D ouglas C astle: Only a tower remains, the bulk of the structure having been demolished in the 1930s. It is associated with C astle D ouglas, Scott's last novel. It is around 40 miles from the much later and unrelated town of C astle D ouglas. The D ouglas C ause: An 18th century ca...
by RICHARDCFF
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

The first DC lies around 40 miles from (another) CD - same two words but in a different order...
by RICHARDCFF
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

The first DC in the puzzle is a shadow of its former self; the second DC pitted H against D
by RICHARDCFF
Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:46 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

The first DC in the puzzle has often been linked to CD; the second DC in the puzzle lasted for seven years
by RICHARDCFF
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:58 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Sgurr wrote:Dundee cake-making was one of the objectives of the Dundee cake-makers?


No, not that. :lol: Neither Dundee nor cakes feature in the answer, which comprises three different words...
by RICHARDCFF
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:46 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

DC was one of the objectives of the DC
by RICHARDCFF
Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Hamish's Mountain Walk?
by RICHARDCFF
Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:30 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Are these the four statues of Robert Burns by John Steell? One in The Octagon, Dunedin, New Zealand One on the Thames Embankment One in Central Park, New York One outside The McManus, Dundee Tim Correct, well done! :clap: I used Central Park, M anhattan in my clue as I thought NY would give the gam...
by RICHARDCFF
Tue Nov 16, 2021 11:20 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

TO is in D
CP is in M
TE (or TTE) is in L
TM is in D
by RICHARDCFF
Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Sgurr wrote:Would each of these locations be in the 4 countries of The UK?


No, only two of these locations are in the UK.
The identical things in these four locations are inextricably linked to two men, who never met and who were not even alive at the same time. One of these men was JS.
by RICHARDCFF
Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:47 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

TO, CP, TE and outside TM are four locations of what is in every respect the same thing. Hint: These are fairly detailed locations (ie not the name of a town, county, etc) and only the last is in Scotland.
by RICHARDCFF
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

I guess that BC will be the B annatyne C lub, which lasted between 1823 and 1861. One of the similar organisations which you listed, SC , must be the S palding C lub? As to BP , I've searched through a list of the Bannatyne' Club's publications and cannot find anything that matches - unless BP just ...
by RICHARDCFF
Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

It doesn't break the rules of this quiz, ...lapt... though the film maybe. Brigadoon lovers and sceptics alike might be interested in the book Brigadoon, Braveheart and the Scots: Distortions of Scotland in the Hollywood Cinema by Colin McArthur. Hardcover as much as £95.87 but I just downloaded th...
by RICHARDCFF
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:13 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Correct! :clap: :lol: B rigadoon, the Scottish village that appears for only one day every hundred years, including the day that Gene Kelly and Van Johnson turn up... The 1954 film did not receive favourable reviews ("Pretty weak synthetic Scotch") but I find a certain charm in the whimsic...
by RICHARDCFF
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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Re: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)

Not long afterwards, TA and JD returned and, to their surprise, found B again, where TA was reunited with FC
by RICHARDCFF
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:31 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a "P" please Bob - Scotland (2nd edition)
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