The Friday quiz, 19.10.12

By Toby Manhire In The Internaut

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19th October, 2012 Leave a Comment

1. The Koch brothers came under fire this week for telling employees that they all would “face the consequences” if they did not do what?

2. In this “missing word” question, simply identify the missing word from this week’s popular meme-thing:


3. Who tweeted the following this week?

I did not say all celebrities were scumbags. Check my tweet. And apology to any who misunderstood.

4. Spell space-jumper Felix’s surname. Spell it.

5. “I’m ashamed of it …  I want to take a bat to it. You can’t do anything with it. You’re supposed to, but it’s all a big lie.” What device, users of which, according to a controversial New York Times article this week, “suffer from shame and public humiliation”, is Rachel Crosby talking about?

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1. Vote for Mitt Romney.

2. Binder. For context and an interesting counterview to the giggles, read this.

3. Rupert Murdoch. What he had tweeted was:

Told UK’s Cameron receiving scumbag celebrities pushing for even more privacy laws. Trust the toffs! Transparency under attack. Bad.

And he apologised for another tweet, about Hugh Grant, this morning.

4. Baumgartner.

5. The Blackberry smartphone.

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