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#117: Shrowded

1 was the first winner of this Grammy category way back in the 1950s while 2 won it last year. What category?

1

2

 

Answer: Best Album Cover.

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#116: You-know-this-answer

Connect: (One of them might lead you to it!)

Answer: All have played Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies.

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#115: Drop the “A”

Sorry for the late post today guys, got caught up with classes.

Connect:

Answer: Connect is Led Zeppelin.  Pic 1 is the Hindenberg disaster which features on their eponymous album “Led Zeppelin” and pic 2  shows the four symbols on the label and inside sleeve of their album “Led Zeppelin IV” representing (from left to right) Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham, and Robert Plant.

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#114: Bombed

Which book?

Answer: Toto Chan, the little girl by the window. Half points for “little girl by the window”.

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#113: They weren’t dead

Why did this place suddenly shoot to fame in the late 1940s and eary 50s?

Answer: Qumran, near the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea Scrolls were found by a native in these caves.

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#112: Brotherly love?

Identify from the world of sport.

Answer: The Schumacher brothers.

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#111: Is that a stork?

Okay, who? What’s he doing? Why?

Answer: David Shepherd performing his superstitious “jig” when the score reaches 111, 222, 333 and so on.

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#110: Tiger grandson

Claim to fame?

Answer: Aditya Thackeray, the 20 year old grandson of Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray. He has now been appointed as the chief of Yuva Sena, the youth wing of Shiv Sena.

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#109: Fruit of Hardwork

The Y that is created in a company or some other asset as a direct result of hard work by the owner(s). XY is a term used to describe the contribution made to a project by people who contribute their time and effort. It can be contrasted with financial Y which is the money contributed towards the project. It is used to refer to a form of compensation by businesses to their owners or employees. The term is sometimes used in partnership agreements where one or more of the partners contributes no financial capital. In the case of a startup company, employees might, upon incorporation, receive stock or stock options in return for working for below-market salaries. The term is sometimes used to describe the efforts put into a start-up company by the founders in exchange for ownership shares of the company.

What term XY?

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