Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

 

Winston Churchill declared war on Japan with quite a politely worded letter. When facing some criticism for his approach he had another gold Churchill quote ready: “when you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite”. (source)

 

In 2000, as estimated 90% of the world’s LSD was produced by just 2 guys… who were pulled over trying to move their lab. (source)

 

Ever heard of British boy band ‘Blue’? No? Well it could be because they were in New York on 9/11 and remarked that the event was “being blown out of proportion… what about the whales?”. (source)

 

In the ’70s the USSR set up lighthouses run by their own nuclear power plants. A couple of the generators are now missing. (source)

 

Turns out the US has indeed signed the UN Convention Against Torture. Guess they just plain forgot? (source)

 


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  • Tiberius

    Kaleidoscope eyes, Lucy in the sky with dim ones (LSD)link 2.

    • James Howlett

      Nice one Tiberius – thought this would have been tougher!

      • Tiberius

        Srgt Peppers was one of my favorite albums as a kid.

  • Cowgirl

    I remember ‘Blue’ – they disappeared and now I know why.

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