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[OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2020

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13 hours ago, Swewi said:

And I heard GB voted Abba- Waterloo (1974) as the best ESC song ever.

Maybe they did a stupid thing called "Brexit", yet they're still a monarchy and they have a great musical taste ;)

 

About yesterday - the Polish TVP made a commercial break during the part starring that transsexual host. The Polish law doesn't allow the public TV to make commercial breaks in the middle of one show (in football, when you have a 15-minute break between two halves, usually there's 7 minutes of commercial/autopromotion, one minute of studio, so that there is some other point in a schedule, and another 7 minutes of commercial/autopromotion).

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Not surprised Belgium gave 5 points to Waterloo. Not surprised. :coffee:

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All King Victor Emmanuel's Show Horses Can Make Really Beautiful People Fall

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8 hours ago, dcro said:

Not surprised Belgium gave 5 points to Waterloo. Not surprised. :coffee:

And France withdrew 'because Georges Pompidou died the week before', sure.

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100 points for whomever can tell me the final resting place of Napoleon without googling it.


“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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16 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

100 points for whomever can tell me the final resting place of Napoleon without googling it.

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I know he died on Saint Helena, but had to Google where they moved him at some point :p 

 

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6 minutes ago, heywoodu said:
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Saint Helena was what I was looking for. Arguably, the most thing to ever happen to the island (besides the airport being built and opened).


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2 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

Saint Helena was what I was looking for. Arguably, the most thing to ever happen to the island (besides the airport being built and opened).

 

Right, so the correct answer to your question wasn't what you thought was the correct answer, better check the facts before becoming a quizmaster :d 

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Just now, heywoodu said:

 

Right, so the correct answer to your question wasn't what you thought was the correct answer, better check the facts before becoming a quizmaster :d 

He died on Saint Helena, that’s the end of his story as far as I’m concerned.


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1 minute ago, Olympian1010 said:

He died on Saint Helena, that’s the end of his story as far as I’m concerned.

 

resting place

noun [ C usually singular ]

   formalUK  /ˈrest.ɪŋ pleɪs/ US  /ˈrest.ɪŋ pleɪs/

 

a place where someone is buried:

 

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I.e. Hotel les Invalides in Paris :p 

 

I had no idea he had a big public tomb there, one learns something every day and it's not even 10am yet :d 

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