The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

February 16, 2018


The Big Linux Locomotive Name Quiz Application

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k!% quiz locomotive name

4-10-0?

Patricia? Are you there?
What?
Enormous Differences between Edward and Timothy!
What?
Now Shortly there Are None!
What?
Magnificent fours and zeros!
What?

Mastodon

2-10-4?

Temporal Tampering with Surly Susan
What?
Jon!
What?
No, John!
What?
Johnny?
What?

Texas

4-4-0?

Texas?
What?
Texas
What?
Taxes? or Something like Tex or Francis?
What?
Tim, that's it, Timothy!
What?
"Surly Mastodon," Timothy replied, Surly Susan in agreement!!
What?
What?
What?
No, that wasn't it, King Edward the Confessor?
What?

Eight-Wheeler

2-10-4?

Not 8-Wheeler but anyway what did he confess? It was a he?
What?
Who?
What?

Selkirk

2-8-4?

I was just going to say "Selkirk" but thought "Dunkirk" instead!
What?
Does "Dunkirk" count?
What?
Trick question, Dunkirk was a Count!
What?
Count Dirkirk! :-) (smiley! :-) _
What?

Kanawha

4-8-0?

Kanawha Who?
What?
Kanawha Sondheim, my tiny lost second cousin from Bermuda!
What?

Twelve-Wheeler

4-6-0?

Ten-Wheeler
Right!

Oh God don't tell me I got one!

2-8-8-2?

Eight-Wheeler
What?
Eighty-Eight Wheeler!
What?
Ok, Twenty Wheeler!
What?
I have it: Two people with spiders between them!
What?
Spiders
What?
Spidee?
What?

Chesapeake

4-8-4?

Chesapeake? "I'd rather not look!"
What?
Look Away! Now! The spiders are coming!
What?
We're part of a spider sandwich!!!
What?
Run!!! Run!!!
What?

Niagara

0-10-0?

Tensies!
What?

Ten-Coupled

2-2-2?

Six of us into the Bed! QuizMaster Out!

QuizMaster Out!

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