Sunday, July 29, 2007


    So here's the connect finally... Its Nokia...The first pic is the Church in the finnish town unveiled in 2005, the person is Fredrik Idestam - the founder of the company, and if you all remember, Nokia was a collaboration among three companies- one of them being a rubber manufacturer...Nokia tires are very popular still in that region and pretty well known for the metal studded bicycle tires which come in handy on snowy days....

    Pic Quiz

    Identify these falls...(no photoshop fx here!!!)

    Hint: Its been there featured in so many movies...including Babel last year

    Tanya with the right answer there...Its the Iguazu Falls...

    Question of the Day!!

    This French phrase originally (in the 16/17th century) was a polite way of asking people "How was your visit to the toilet", because many of the royal people at that time suffered from digestion problems caused by the rich food. So, this phrase was kind of used to enquire about their state of well-being. But, nowadays this is probably the first thing you would say if you meet a French-speaking person. What phrase ?

    Comment-Allez-Vous...Gud wrk Nadu... Harish - its gud to see you!!!

    Quickie #2

    Charles Dickens : The Mystery of Edwin Drood :: F. Scott Fitzgerald : ??

    Its the Last Tycoon - Nadu again!!!


    What is common to the terms "360flip-sexchange", "pretzel-flip" , "gazellespin" , "nose-hook impossible" , "halfcab-heelflip"? (Note: There are hundreds of other terms similar to the ones listed)

    Nadu cracked it!! It is Skateboarding

    Thursday, July 26, 2007

    Question of the day!!

    As a lawyer, X participated in the military commission trying the Lincoln assassination conspirators. X was also a Major General in the Union Army during the Civil War. While serving as governor of New Mexico (1878-81) he made the statement ``All calculations based on our experiences elsewhere fail in New Mexico.” This has been called the "The Curse of X". His greatest claim to fame is writing a novel during his gubernatorial stint. It was one of the best selling novels of the 19th century. Who?

    Answer - Ramprakash wrote "
    The answer is Lew Wallace who is the author of "Ben Hur" which was later made into an epic was the first book to be blessed by the Pope." Absolutely right !!!Too jus copy-pasted it...:)

    Thursday, July 12, 2007

    Pic Quiz #2

    Identify this gentleman

    Answer: Terry Pratchett...Avishek getting it there

    Wednesday, July 11, 2007

    Quickie #2

    'A' played for Italy while his brother 'B' plays for Australia.
    They joked about the possibility of becoming the first set of brothers to ever face off against one another in an international soccer match. Ironically, Italy and Australia ended up playing each other at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, but neither of the brothers was present in the national squads. Who are 'A' and 'B'?

    Akshay and Avishek getting this is Max and Christian Vieri...Way to go...

    Pic Quiz

    Identify this female...

    No, Its Desire Wilson..the first female to win an F1 race

    Hint :Think Sports


    Revlon was founded by Charles Revson, then why is it called Revlon and not Revson?

    Akshay cracking this...The L in Revlon is due to Charles Lachman...

    Tuesday, July 10, 2007

    Identify this Logo

    Akshay gets that one...It is the Mensa International Logo

    The much awaited answers



    3)Cutty Sark

    4)Joop van den Ende and John de Mol of endemol group


    6)Trefoil Knot

    7)Deja Vu - the single by Beyonce, the Adobe format DjVu and the movie

    8)Biocon - Kiran Mazumdar Shaw's company

    9)Woodworm Cricket Company - Andrew Flintoff, Kevin Pieterson are the two key ppl...even Ernie Els

    10)The colours are so simply because, when the company was setup in California, they wanted to grab the locals attention and so kept the colours on the Spanish Flag on their logo coz' the population was predominantly Spanish

    Good Job ppl!!!

    Thursday, July 5, 2007

    Now connect easier one!

    with respect to...

    And yes...if i have given away the answer thru the labels...hehehe...But good wrk Deepu...Daniel Powter's Bad Day was replaced by Daughtry's Home as the song to be played in the background whenevr a contestant would be eliminated

    Sunday, July 1, 2007

    Connect the following!!

    And do explain...

    And if i say good job, then i am not saying enough coz that was a tremendous job. Not only did you get the connect but also the the correct links to each and every pic. But yea, the teapot pic was actually a Scuttle and so the connect would be 'All are characters in the Little Mermaid...but an awesome answer. Gr8 thinking Tania and Basu