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    Default Moments in History.

    This looks like the ideal thread in which to have a quiz on world events during the last three decades of the 20th Century. These events dont have to be earth shattering or century defining. They can be like the pic below.

    What is the significance of this foto. Easy one for the Brits to kick off this new thread.
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    I'm actually rubbish at history

    My educated guess would be it's the London Bridge which was sold to the yanks ??

    That said .... it doesn't look 'that' impressive so it's prob not


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    Is it true that they thought they were buying tower bridge? more to the point how would one dismantle something this big and reconstruct it ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tex View Post
    Is it true that they thought they were buying tower bridge? more to the point how would one dismantle something this big and reconstruct it ?
    We can only imagine the costs involved of dismantling .. transporting.., reassembling plus all the people who took their own 'cut'


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    Quote Originally Posted by tex View Post
    Is it true that they thought they were buying tower bridge? more to the point how would one dismantle something this big and reconstruct it ?
    According to QI, that was an urban myth - they knew exactly what they were buying
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    Quote Originally Posted by zabadak View Post
    According to QI, that was an urban myth - they knew exactly what they were buying
    In that case it was not beyond the yanks to build a bridge of there own , as Zincubus pointed out its not that spectacular is it?
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    What is the historical significance of this photograph?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tex View Post
    What is the historical significance of this photograph?
    Are they the "Busby Babes"? The Man Utd team that died in an aircrash, last photo of them all alive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zincubus View Post
    I'm actually rubbish at history

    My educated guess would be it's the London Bridge which was sold to the yanks ??

    That said .... it doesn't look 'that' impressive so it's prob not




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    this proves you are not rubbish at history @Zincubus. Quite A FEAT.

    London Bridge is a bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It was built in the 1830s and formerly spanned the River Thames in London, England. It was dismantled in 1967 and relocated to Arizona.
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