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Re: Three Questions

Postby narnia fan 7 » Apr 24, 2016 5:05 pm

3. WHEN did the first person orbit the earth?

April 12 1961 Yuri Gagarin became both the first human to travel into space, and the first to orbit the earth.


1. WHERE in Europe would you find Picardy and Flanders?
2. WHY do some people and organisations use the herb rosemary for remembrance, instead of poppies?
3. WHEN was the first dinosaur fossil discovered?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby waggawerewolf27 » Oct 08, 2016 7:01 pm

1. WHERE in Europe would you find Picardy and Flanders? Flanders is a region in the Northern, Dutch-speaking region of Belgium, around the city of Brussels. But Flanders, "where the poppies grow", tends more to be associated with the southern part of Belgium which borders Picardy, whose main town is Amiens, is a province of Northern France. Both southern Belgium and Picardy were heavily involved with much of the fighting in World War I.

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY do some people and organisations use the herb rosemary for remembrance, instead of poppies?
3. WHEN was the first dinosaur fossil discovered?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby ValiantArcher » Mar 18, 2017 3:38 pm

2. WHY do some people and organisations use the herb rosemary for remembrance, instead of poppies? Rosemary is associated with memory. This idea seems to come from folklore, but recent studies indicate that rosemary does promote memory.

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY do people love stories? (You can just give a reason you love them, if you'd rather not try to sort through the theories. ;)))
3. WHEN was the first dinosaur fossil discovered?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby Sonny » Apr 04, 2017 2:25 pm

2. WHY do people love stories?

So they can live vicariously in the character's lives.

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY do most plants need sunlight to live?
3. WHEN was the first dinosaur fossil discovered?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 03, 2017 2:56 pm

3. WHEN was the first dinosaur fossil discovered? Allegedly in 1676, when a huge thigh bone (femur) was found in England by Reverend Plot. This was reported nearly a century later, and after that, in New Jersey, a nearly full skeleton of a dinosaur was found. Probably dinosaur bones had been found all along, giving rise to much myth and legend.

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY do most plants need sunlight to live?
3. WHEN exactly in the year is the Hunter's Moon?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby stargazer » May 07, 2017 9:36 pm

3. WHEN exactly in the year is the Hunter's Moon?

In the Northern Hemisphere it usually occurs in October though it may not come until November (it's the first full moon after the Harvest Moon, which is the one nearest the September equinox).

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY do most plants need sunlight to live?
3. WHEN was the first manned supersonic jet flight?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby Sonny » May 12, 2017 6:27 am

2. WHY do most plants need sunlight to live? Plants make their own food through a process called photosynthesis. This process uses sunlight to synthesize the food from carbon dioxide and water. Incidentally, the byproduct is oxygen, which humans and other animals need to survive.

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?
2. WHY was the supersonic Concorde airliner discontinued?
3. WHEN was the first manned supersonic jet flight?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby The Rose-Tree Dryad » May 12, 2017 3:05 pm

1. WHERE in the United States of America would I find a large city with links to a decidedly humble French medieval king born 800 or so years ago?

About halfway down the eastern border of the State of Missouri, along the western bank of the Mississippi River. (St. Louis, named after Louis IX of France.)

1. WHERE did the first manned spacecraft land on the moon?
2. WHY was the supersonic Concorde airliner discontinued?
3. WHEN was the first manned supersonic jet flight?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby ValiantArcher » May 13, 2017 9:28 am

3. WHEN was the first manned supersonic jet flight? October 14, 1947

1. WHERE did the first manned spacecraft land on the moon?
2. WHY was the supersonic Concorde airliner discontinued?
3. WHEN was The Silver Chair first published?
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Re: Three Questions

Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 14, 2017 8:55 pm

3. WHEN was The Silver Chair first published? 1953, according to my copy of the book.

1. WHERE did the first manned spacecraft land on the moon?
2. WHY was the supersonic Concorde airliner discontinued?
3. WHEN did the American Revolution start and finish? (I'm not American)
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Re: Three Questions

Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 23, 2017 7:11 pm

2. WHY was the supersonic Concorde airliner discontinued? The Concord was developed in a time when fuel was easy to come by but was considered uneconomic to operate. Though it was reliable and there was only one accident involving this aircraft, it was retired finally in 2003. The Oil crisis of the 1970's made it extremely expensive, and its mechanics were also very complex, and so would-be operators rethought their options.

1. WHERE did the first manned spacecraft land on the moon?
2. WHY was the author of a book, A virgin bride, Volume 81, published in 2014, relevant to the anniversary of a Royal death to be commemorated in UK next Thursday (31/8/2017)?
3. WHEN did the American Revolution start and finish? (I'm not American)
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