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Wezzit with a twist quiz
« on: February 14, 2021, 09:38:50 pm »
Well, I've been very bored so put another quiz together...
I did something similar to this a while back for another hobby and it turned out to be quite hard so hopefully this doesn't turn out to be too harsh.

All you need to do is work out which 'major' cave lies below each image (all from google earth).  Some images contain more than one cave but the answer I'm looking for is the largest / most significant cave in each (no need to list all the minor sites).  All are well known in their respective areas.  They could be anywhere in the UK.

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Answers in a few days.  I've an idea for another quiz in a couple weeks time if I'm still bored and you all seem keen.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2021, 10:04:36 pm »
I like this! Will take a bit of trawling Google Earth though!  ;D

Got 18 on the first scroll through, but that's it so far...

I reckon mikem will win.  ;)

Edit: Got 1 as well  :)

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2021, 10:15:08 pm »
Know the first three / 4 & 12

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2021, 08:34:35 am »
Possibly first 3 and 9.  Very tough it’s one.   :)

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2021, 11:48:29 am »
Great, got a day off and lots to do and now I'm going to have to spend time on this! 🙂

Only joking! Thanks Tim, great idea.  :thumbsup:

Pretty sure I've got 8 of them straight off and a few more I need to check on. Haven't got a clue about the others!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2021, 02:23:24 pm »
Very distracting! No 6 was hard, and 5 off the beaten track but think I have them all.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2021, 02:44:13 pm »
No2 looks much greener than I remember. Must have been on one of the two days of summer we have around here.

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Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2021, 03:25:53 pm »
Got 1 and 12 at a quick glance. Will try again later after work.

Edit: number 4 and 18 as well - really need to work now!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2021, 03:53:18 pm »
Stuck on 8, 10, 11, 15 and 16.

Think I've got the rest.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2021, 04:05:10 pm »
Stuck on 8, 10, 11, 15 and 16.

Think I've got the rest.

Well I've got 16, but my list of stuck ones is longer than yours: 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15  :-\

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2021, 06:39:37 pm »
A fun idea.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2021, 08:02:55 pm »
Is anyone going to start filling in some answers or do we need clues??

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2021, 08:10:22 pm »
I think number one is Otter Hole as that muddy river will be the Wye and the cave is under Chepstow racecourse

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #13 on: February 16, 2021, 08:19:50 pm »
2 is Eldon Hole

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2021, 08:25:36 pm »
3 is Alum Pot

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2021, 08:29:32 pm »
3 down 17 to go

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2021, 08:36:09 pm »
4 is on my stuck list... though I'm sure it's blindingly obvious to anyone who knows...

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2021, 06:56:50 am »
4 shows the ruined church that is next to the cave if that helps you Pete

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2021, 08:36:31 am »
Hence I assume it's blindingly obvious if you know... I just can't think of a single cave next to a ruined church, so I'm guessing I've never been to it...

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Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2021, 08:38:55 am »
Well it’s a long way from Durham, but not as far from where you currently live. The wine made here is popular in Scotland.

I’m no good at cryptic clues but here’s the letters:

(6,3)

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2021, 08:52:34 am »
Bakers pit, who wants 5?

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #21 on: February 17, 2021, 08:58:15 am »
Definitely never been to Bakers Pit, perhaps I should?

Not been to 5 either, but it's a very distinctive bit of coastline, so the only option is Ogof Gofan

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #22 on: February 17, 2021, 09:03:46 am »
6) Grove Cliff Caves/Flagpole

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2021, 09:11:40 am »
Got 18 out of 20 now.  :)  Still stuck on 15 and 16.

Got the last few by thinking 'That looks like a certain area of the peak', 'That looks a bit Scotlandish', 'That's on the coast. What well known caves do I know that are by the sea?'

15 looks a bit Mendipy or Forest of Deanish, to me. 16 not got a clue.

I haven't got anywhere in N. Ireland so maybe they are there?

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2021, 10:20:46 am »
Likewise, no clue for 15.

16 is in the Dales if that helps. I ended up going the wrong way in the dark and the fog after a trip their once. Definitely lacking in features during those conditions... Fortunately I was able to retrace my steps based on the wind direction and got my bearings sorted once back at the shake hole.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2021, 11:32:24 am »
Cheers Pete. Did wonder about the Dales for 16, had a couple of ideas so will check it out now.

Got 15 now. Not Northern Ireland but North ......!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2021, 11:54:40 am »
Got 16 now.  :thumbsup:  So that's all of them.

Haven't got lost there but did once come across some interesting rigging from a group of teenagers who were in front of us. On the second pitch (I think it was), their rope was tied into the first P hanger, then threaded through each one out to the pitch head, through one of the Y hang anchors, across to and through the opposite one and then down the pitch! I know it's not the done thing to mess with another groups rigging but we did re-rig that one!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2021, 12:02:08 pm »
I thought 15 might be tricky.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2021, 12:14:38 pm »
Anyway, I know 8 is Smoo Cave, but not sure about 7...

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2021, 04:06:42 pm »
Eye know number 7. Make sure you can swim or you might go glugy glugy in the deep water.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2021, 04:46:42 pm »
It's not the cryptic caves thread!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2021, 05:28:51 pm »
Please can those that have finished this help out those that are still limping along?
Anyone willing to share publicly the answer to image 7?
8 is Smoo says Mike M and 9 looks like wookeyole to me...

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #32 on: February 18, 2021, 05:34:55 pm »
9 is indeed wookey, so is 7 llygad llwchwr?

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2021, 05:50:22 pm »
is 7 llygad llwchwr?

It certainly looks like it now you mention it. Why didn't I think of that!

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2021, 05:52:03 pm »
It was my best guess before Hugh's clue

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2021, 06:12:31 pm »
Would 10 be P8?

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #36 on: February 18, 2021, 07:34:21 pm »
Well I guess it's time to put you all out of your misery...

The answers:

1. Otter Hole
2. Eldon Hole
3. Alum Pot
4. Bakers Pit
5. Ogof Gofan
6. Grove Cliff Caves (or Flagpole)
7. Llygad Llwchwr
8. Smoo Cave
9. Wookey Hole
10. P8
11. Cnoc nan Uamh (knockers)
12. Eastwater Cavern
13. Sell Gill Holes
14. Porth Yr Ogof
15. Poachers & Ogof Hesp Alyn
16. Ireby Fell Cavern
17. Ogof Draenen
18. Swildons Hole
19. Ogof Craig A Ffynnon
20. Pant Mawr Pot

Do you want another quiz at some point or have you had enough of my quizzes by now?

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #37 on: February 18, 2021, 07:43:14 pm »
Thanks Tim
I enjoyed this even if I didn't get them all.

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2021, 07:51:07 pm »
Enjoyed it and the other one, but rather too few from the Peak and Pennines for me to get on this one  ;D

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Re: Wezzit with a twist quiz
« Reply #39 on: February 21, 2021, 02:36:35 pm »
I hadn’t noticed that the answers had been put up!

Cheers Tim, I really enjoyed that. I got them all so that probably means I spend far too much time looming at maps and aerial photos!! 😂

If you're happy to do another quiz, that'll be great!

 

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