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United Kingdom Decoder

Guess each short answer. Then combine the first letters of each answer to make a famous quote.
  • Except for the quote, all the answers are a single word
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Jun 26, 2017
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Hint
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Dog breed that often
represents the UK
Cockney ______ slang
Revolution that began in Britain
circa 1770
London's river
London concert venue:
Royal _____ Hall
Tallest mountain: Ben _____
Admiral who died at Trafalgar
Place to find The Angel in London
Religious leader:
__________ of Canterbury
Sport named for a town in
Warwickshire
Bob's your _____
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Answer
Hometown of the Beatles
Name of two queens
Biggest supermarket chain
Busiest airport
The Battle of Waterloo was won on
the playing-fields of ____
Also known as Cymru
Counterparts of the Saxons
Empress of India
__________, my dear Watson
Another word for a wrench
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+1
level 71
Jun 10, 2015
These decoder puzzles are great! More please!
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level 69
Aug 25, 2015
There are decoders posted so far for baseball, golf, cricket, Harry Potter and Star Wars.
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level 67
Aug 25, 2015
I'd love to help you make more of them if you want any assistance.
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level 69
Aug 25, 2015
Great, what say you just post some? My suggestion, if you want one, would be to choose your favourite country then make a decoder about that.
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level 58
Aug 26, 2015
And don't forget Geography Decoder
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level 72
Aug 25, 2015
I love 'em, too.
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level 77
Jun 11, 2015
Thank you Neil Gaiman!
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level 14
Jun 13, 2015
I'm from the UK and can't spell Thames. There is no hope for me.
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level 59
Aug 25, 2015
If you are basing the Quote clue on the lyrics of "Rule Britannia", then the words are Britannia RULE the waves". There is never an "s" to make RULES. A frequent error, which used to be drilled into every British schoolchild.
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level 71
Aug 25, 2015
^ this is true.
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level 65
Sep 1, 2015
Yup
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level ∞
Jun 26, 2017
Fixed
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level 50
Nov 5, 2017
No-good Yank here, even I knew that one. Of course the seas belong to the US Navy now, but that's a different matter entirely - partly because it comprises a force powerful enough to destroy the surface of the planet seven times over. Also because we keep crashing into things. I feel the latter is a greater threat than the former.
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level 23
Aug 25, 2015
I kept reading "another word for wrench" as "another word for wench", kept trying slut and wondering why it didnt work
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level 61
Aug 25, 2015
That's because the correct word would have been "slattern"!
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level 60
Aug 25, 2015
Or "slammerkin."
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level 69
Aug 25, 2015
The directions say all the answers are one word, but the first answer is shown as Bull Dog. (Not that the quiz cares about spaces, but it just seems inconsistent.)
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level ∞
Aug 25, 2015
D'oh! Removed the space.
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level 51
Aug 25, 2015
I misspelled Heathrow :(
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level 48
Nov 3, 2017
To me it seems like your spelling is correct :þ
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level 60
Aug 25, 2015
Happily, I got the quote.
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level 16
Sep 1, 2015
indubitably, my dear watson!
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level 54
Nov 24, 2015
Not really a United Kingdom Decoder, is it? England decoder with a couple of token plug ins.
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level 54
Feb 12, 2016
Also worth pointing out that there has only been ONE Queen of the UK(sic) named Elizabeth. Elizabeth 1st was Queen of England, prior to the creation of the United Kingdom.
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level 55
Dec 21, 2016
It doesn't actually say 'Queen of the UK'. I just read it as a Queen somehow associated with the UK, be that England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Great Britain or the UK as a whole.
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level 68
Nov 2, 2017
and also two Marys. Non-unique answer (as is Thames - London has many rivers!)...
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level 65
Jun 26, 2017
Victoria works, but not Queen Victoria?
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level 59
Jun 27, 2017
Perhaps because it needs to start with V.
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level 59
Aug 9, 2017
No idea what 'The Angel' is, guessed Islington from the first letter.
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level 74
Nov 2, 2017
The Angel is a small area in the Borough of Islington in London - remembered from the London edition of the Monopoly board game. It's also the name of the pub in the same area.
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level 46
Nov 2, 2017
great quiz - but spanner is not another word for wrench, it is the only word I have ever heard used in Britain
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level 72
Nov 2, 2017
I watch a lot of British TV shows and I hear spanner used - just heard it this week watching an old Midsomer Murder with Honeysuckle Weeks. (I love that name.)
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level 48
Nov 3, 2017
Greenland was saying spanner is not ANOTHER word, but the ONLY word. That is, that nobody uses "wrench".
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level 34
Nov 2, 2017
Got 100% rather quickly. But then, I live in Surrey, so...
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level 56
Nov 4, 2017
Same, but I live in NZ...
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level 79
Nov 2, 2017
Question for someone more versed in English/British history than I - there were not two queen Marys - Bloody Mary and the wife of William III? Does one not count for some reason or is it just that the answer doesn't fit the solution? Nice quiz BTW - I love these decoder quizzes
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level 68
Nov 2, 2017
There is also a Royal *Festival* Hall in London
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level 68
Nov 3, 2017
Why is a spanner being linked specifically to the UK? Doesn't anyone else call it that?
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level 71
Nov 3, 2017
Other countries that use British English do.
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level 62
Nov 3, 2017
Too American! jk
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