Numbers Quiz: Can you help with these?

(58 Posts)
GillW Fri 15-Nov-02 10:12:48

I'm normally quite good at these - but seem to have a mental block today (or I'm not on the same wavelength as whoever wrote this) as I can't get any of these at first glance. Any ideas? (They're along the Lines of 1 FTR = 1 for the Road)

1: 1 AB
2: 1 DU
3: 1 GLFM
4: 1 HR
5: 1 HT
6: 1 IAT
7: 1 MOV
8: 1 OTF
9: 1 OTP
10: 1 SDNMAS
11: 1 WM
12: 1 WOAU
13: 2 BONTB
14: 2 BT
15: 2 F
16: 2 GOV
17: 2 HABTO
18: 2 HR
19: 2 SOALT
20: 2 SUPFAE
21: 2 TIADS
22: 2 WDMAR
23: 2 WT
24: 3 C
25: 3 DE
26: 3 LMFS
27: 3 ML
28: 3 PL
29: 3 PO
30: 3 S
31: 4 JM
32: 5 GRMTLGTM
33: 6 BIAR
34: 6 C
35: 7 LB
36: 7 YW
37: 8 BIAB
38: 9 DW
39: 9 LOAC
40: 9 OOTE
41: 9 P
42: 9 POTL
43: 10 FWDMABD
44: 10 GH
45: 10 LT
46: 11 P
47: 12 LOH
48: 15 RBIS
49: 18 HGC
50: 34 KOTD
51: 38 SAWG
52: 40 N
53: 64 TDQ
54: 90 TOTS
55: 122 HWB
56: 157 MDOTSOGIF
57: 925 DJ
58: 978 ETUBKOE
59: 1773 BTP
60: 1775 HASAD
61: 1956 VTRDBA
62: 6666 AS
63: 10001000 OIAM

Tinker Fri 15-Nov-02 10:26:50

53 - 64 thousand dollar question

sobernow Fri 15-Nov-02 12:06:26

32. 5 Gold Rings My True Love Gave To Me
38. 9 Day Wonder
63. 1 In A Million

...nope, too hard for me!

SueDonim Fri 15-Nov-02 13:37:25

6. 1 in a thousand
39. 9 lives of a cat

Alibubbles Fri 15-Nov-02 14:13:06

Oooh, I love these quizzes. I'll have a go over the weekend! Just to start...

55. 122 Hadrians Wall built
58 978 Ethelred the uncrowned bastard king of England

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 14:34:37

blimey, Alibubbles, those are a bit clever!

I got no 2 - 1 degree under....

(Have printed off the rest for poring over!)

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 14:35:18

and 13 - to be or not to be (what a cheat!)

Alibubbles Fri 15-Nov-02 16:32:13

3. one giant leap for mankind

prufrock Fri 15-Nov-02 17:07:57

9. One of the people

Alibubbles Fri 15-Nov-02 17:38:13

40. One over the eight

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 17:58:45

But it says 9 OOTE - where does the 9 fit in?

Oh - does it mean 9 is one over the 8??? Another sneaky one!

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 18:02:10

63 means one in a million!

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 18:06:25

41 - 9 planets (that was DH)

Furball Fri 15-Nov-02 18:41:50

4 = One horse Race

10 = Oe sunny day not maketh a summer

13 = To be or not to be

14 = Two by two

50 = 3,4 knock on the door

57 = 9 to 5 desk job

Phew!

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 19:22:40

12 - one wheel on a unicycle

janh Fri 15-Nov-02 19:29:08

8 - one of the family

Furball Fri 15-Nov-02 19:42:25

59. 1773 Boston Tea party

GillW Fri 15-Nov-02 19:42:48

Got a few myself in the end....
5: Horse Town
15: Faced
16: Gentlemen of Verona
20: Shots under Par for an Eagle
24: Cheers
62: (All Sixes) And Sevens

GillW Fri 15-Nov-02 19:51:43

Got a few myself in the end....
5: Horse Town
15: Faced
16: Gentlemen of Verona
20: Shots under Par for an Eagle
24: Cheers
62: (All Sixes) And Sevens

GillW Fri 15-Nov-02 20:29:30

Don't know where that double posting came from.... A few more:

7: Man one vote
30: Stooges
47: Labours of Hercules
49: Hole Golf Course

Furball Fri 15-Nov-02 20:42:43

59. 1773 Boston Tea party

Xanthe Fri 15-Nov-02 23:08:03

10. One swallow doth not make a summer.

anais Fri 15-Nov-02 23:54:57

11 - one woman man?
22 - two wrongs dont make a right

Eeeeeerm, thats it I'm afraid!

Furball Sat 16-Nov-02 09:20:04

1. One armed bandit

25. Three day event

27. Three mile limit

28. Three point landing

44. Ten gallon hat

46. Eleven plus

Furball Sat 16-Nov-02 09:29:50

17. Two hands are better than one

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