Thursday, 31 December 2009 7 sports people named in the new year's honours list

  1. Jenson Button MBE
  2. Ross Brawn OBE
  3. Beth Tweddle MBE
  4. Jimmy Armfield CBE
  5. Claire Taylor MBE
  6. Vic Akers OBE
  7. Anna Hemmings MBE

Wednesday, 30 December 2009 7 major league baseball teams

  1. Toronto Blue Jays
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates
  3. New York Mets
  4. Detroit Tigers
  5. St. Louis Cardinals
  6. Chicago Cubs
  7. Boston Red Sox

Tuesday, 29 December 2009 7 items on a shopping list we found

  1. Sliced Bread
  2. Spring Onions
  3. Alpen Bars
  4. Wine
  5. Cabbage
  6. Milk
  7. Washing Up Liquid

Monday, 28 December 2009 7 defunct uk booksellers

  1. Ottakar's
  2. Hammicks
  3. Dillons
  4. Books etc
  5. Borders
  6. John Menzies
  7. Paperback Booksmith

Sunday, 27 December 2009 7 types of hinge

  1. Butt hinge
  2. Back flap hinge
  3. Cranked flush hinge
  4. Snake hinge
  5. Seat hinge
  6. Flush hinge and finial
  7. Loose pin hinge

Saturday, 26 December 2009 7 aircraft shaft engines

  1. In-line engine
  2. Rotary engine
  3. V-type engine
  4. Radial engine
  5. Opposed engine
  6. Turboprop
  7. Turboshaft

Friday, 25 December 2009 7 video codecs

  1. Xvid
  2. QuickTime H.264
  3. Huffyuv
  4. Lagarith
  5. FFmpeg
  6. Indeo
  7. Sorenson 3

Thursday, 24 December 2009 7 songs with snow in their title

  1. Snowblind - Black Sabbath
  2. Snow Queen - Carol King
  3. Snowbound - Genesis
  4. Snowman - XTC
  5. Snow, Snow, Snow - Randy Newman
  6. Snowballed - AC/DC
  7. Snowmen - Barenaked Ladies

Wednesday, 23 December 2009 7 French new wave directors

  1. Claude Chabrol
  2. Jean-Luc Godard
  3. Jacques Rivette
  4. Éric Rohmer
  5. François Truffaut
  6. Marguerite Duras
  7. Philippe Garrel

Tuesday, 22 December 2009 7 most frequently played Wii Fit Plus activities

  1. Ski Jump
  2. Skateboard Arena
  3. Driving Range
  4. Ski Slalom
  5. Rhythm Kung Fu
  6. Snowboard Slalom
  7. Balance Bubble

Monday, 21 December 2009 7 foods most people only have over Decemberween

  1. Dates
  2. Shelled Nuts
  3. Roasted Chestnuts
  4. Mince Pies
  5. Chocolate Liqueurs
  6. Sprouts
  7. Dried Figs

Sunday, 20 December 2009 7 oldest trees

  1. Prometheus (Great Basin Bristlecone Pine) - 5,000 years old : California, USA
  2. Methuselah (Great Basin Bristlecone Pine) - 4,800 years old : California, USA
  3. Sarv-e-Abarkooh (Cypress) - 4,000 years old : Abarkooh, Iran
  4. Llangernyw Yew (Common Yew) - 4,000 years old : Llangernyw, Wales
  5. Alerce (Fitzroya Cupressoides) - 3,600 years old : Chile
  6. Senator (Baldcypress) - 3,500 years old : Florida, USA
  7. Jardine Juniper (Juniperus Scopulorum) - 3,200 years old : Utah, USA

Saturday, 19 December 2009 7 sports in Wii Sports Resort

  1. Wakeboarding
  2. Frisbee
  3. Bowling
  4. Air Sports
  5. Power Cruising
  6. Canoeing
  7. Table Tennis

Friday, 18 December 2009 7 people who managed to turn up to work today

  1. Wanja
  2. Gill
  3. SuiWin
  4. Steve
  5. Roger
  6. Jeremy
  7. Tim

Thursday, 17 December 2009 7 chapters of the Bbhagavad Gita

A submission from my Dad this month, thanks for supporting the blog Dad :)

  1. Observing the armies on the battlefield of Kuruksetra.
  2. Contents of the Gita summarised.
  3. Karma Yoga.
  4. Trancendental Knowledge.
  5. Karma-Yoga action in Krisna Conciousness.
  6. Dhyana-yoga
  7. Knowledge of the absolute.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 7 linux distibutions

  1. Ubuntu
  2. Slackware
  3. Debian
  4. openSUSE
  5. Mandriva
  6. Fedora
  7. CentOS

Tuesday, 15 December 2009 7 classic science fiction authors

  1. John Wyndham
  2. Robert Silverberg
  3. Isaac Asimov
  4. Arthur C Clarke
  5. Philip K Dick
  6. H G Wells
  7. Ray Bradbury

Monday, 14 December 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. 1984
  2. Foam
  3. Libel
  4. Athena
  5. Cats
  6. Broigel
  7. 1066

Sunday, 13 December 2009 7 movie quotes with the words 'this one' in them

  1. 20 miles. 20 miles. And 40 other shafts just like this one. - Forbidden Planet
  2. We better keep our eye on this one. She's tricky. - Mary Poppins
  3. The Force is strong with this one. - Star Wars
  4. How many drops for you Lt.? 38...simulated. How many combat drops? 2....including this one. - Aliens
  5. This is my ninth sick day this semester. It's getting pretty tough coming up with new illnesses. If I go for ten, I'm probably gonna have to barf up a lung. So, I better make this one count. - Ferris Bueler's Day Off
  6. One toxocology report showed traces of catamine, that is a high powered sedative. Sedatives are used all the time doctor. this one's used on horses. Some of these guys are pretty big. - Armageddon
  7. I got a bad feeling about this one. When was the last time you felt good about anything? - Saving Private Ryan

Saturday, 12 December 2009 7 scarecrows

Friday, 11 December 2009 7 of the first Disney animated films

  1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - 1937
  2. Pinocchio - 1940
  3. Fantasia - 1940
  4. Dumbo - 1941
  5. Bambi - 1942
  6. Saludos Amigos - 1942
  7. The Three Caballeros - 1944

Thursday, 10 December 2009 7 animals that live in the arctic circle

  1. Arctic Tern
  2. Arctic Fox
  3. Polar Bear
  4. Arctic Hare
  5. Snowy Owl
  6. Caribou
  7. Walrus

Wednesday, 9 December 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Punch Drunk
  2. Lemon
  3. Pontificate
  4. Routemaster
  5. German
  6. Robin
  7. 12

Tuesday, 8 December 2009 7 trick taking card games

  1. Jass
  2. Napoleon
  3. Bridge
  4. Doppelkopf
  5. Écarté
  6. Piquet
  7. Bezique

Monday, 7 December 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. Our car was going to break down in the Cumbrian mountains
  2. What lay behind our fireplace
  3. Who would be moving in next door
  4. Our computer would die
  5. Gas pipes lay beneath our den's floor
  6. What a Kia Cee'd drove like
  7. The rules of spades

Sunday, 6 December 2009 7 cubist paintings by Picasso

A 7 from my Dad today, thanks Dad :)

  1. The Reservoir
  2. Two Heads
  3. Woman with Pears
  4. The Botjo
  5. Girl with Mandolin
  6. Wilhelm Uhde
  7. Ambrose Vollard

Saturday, 5 December 2009 7 traditional building materials

  1. Adobe
  2. Cob
  3. Rammed Earth
  4. Limecrete
  5. Mudbrick
  6. Wattle and Daub
  7. Bamboo

Friday, 4 December 2009 7 Squashes

  1. Ambercup Squash
  2. Butternut Squash
  3. Kabocha Squash
  4. Spaghetti Squash
  5. Turban Squash
  6. Petit Pan Squash
  7. Courgette

Thursday, 3 December 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Gershwin
  2. Sump
  3. Nat King Cole
  4. Arsenic
  5. Wart
  6. Ballistic Missile
  7. 3rd

Wednesday, 2 December 2009 7 Jeff Minter games

  1. Voidrunner
  2. Trax
  3. Headbanger's Heaven
  4. Meta-Llamas
  5. Hover Bovver
  6. Blitzkrieg
  7. Attack of the Mutant Camels

Tuesday, 1 December 2009 7 long running British TV series

  1. Top Gear
  2. Blue Peter
  3. Dr Who
  4. Match of the Day
  5. Panorama
  6. The Money Programme
  7. The Sky at Night

Monday, 30 November 2009 7 windows keyboard shortcuts

  1. Start-M - Minimize All
  2. Start-Shift-M - Unminimize all
  3. Start-R - Run
  4. Start-E - Explorer
  5. Start-F - Search
  6. Start-Ctrl-F - Find Computer
  7. Start-Break - System Properties

Sunday, 29 November 2009 7 norse gods

  1. Odin
  2. Baldr
  3. Tyr
  4. Freyr
  5. Loki
  6. Vili
  7. Tor

Saturday, 28 November 2009 7 actors who have played Scrooge

  1. Marc McDermott - A Christmas Carol (1910)
  2. Seymour Hicks - Scrooge (1935)
  3. Alan Young - Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
  4. Michael Caine - The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  5. Tim Curry - A Christmas Carol (1997)
  6. Simon Callow - Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
  7. Jim Carrey - A Christmas Carol (2009)

Friday, 27 November 2009 7 knitting stitches

  1. Twin Rib
  2. Close Checks
  3. Double Basket Weave
  4. Elongated Chevron
  5. King Charles Brocade
  6. Windmill
  7. Purled Ladder

Thursday, 26 November 2009 7 things you can put on your compost heap

  1. Freezer-burned fish
  2. Jelly
  3. Melted ice cream
  4. Tobacco waste
  5. Toenail clippings
  6. Coconut hull fibers
  7. Old beer

Wednesday, 25 November 2009 7 books by the Brontë sisters

  1. Jane Eyre - Charlotte
  2. Wuthering Heights - Emily
  3. Agnes Grey - Anne
  4. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne
  5. The Green Dwarf - Charlotte
  6. Shirley - Charlotte
  7. The Professor - Charlotte

Tuesday, 24 November 2009 7 World War II battles

  1. The Battle of Moscow
  2. The Battle of the Bulge
  3. The Battle of Midway
  4. The Battle of Guadalcanal
  5. The Battle of Iwo Jima
  6. The Battle of Okinawa
  7. The Battle of Britain

Monday, 23 November 2009 7 Australian Prime Ministers

  1. Kevin Rudd : 2007 - present
  2. John Howard : 1996 - 2007
  3. Paul Keating : 1991 - 1996
  4. Bob Hawke : 1983 - 1991
  5. Malcolm Fraser : 1975 - 1983
  6. Gough Whitlam : 1972 - 1975
  7. Sir William McMahon - 1971 - 1972

Sunday, 22 November 2009 7 files and folders in our 'Tidy Box'

  1. Killing the Alien
  2. Flat from Hell
  3. 15wattpygmy
  4. Metronome_Nikko
  5. Nextdoor!
  6. RAF
  7. Stuffing

Saturday, 21 November 2009 7 villages surrounding ours

  1. Ilmer
  2. Holly Green
  3. Horsenden
  4. Askett
  5. Meadle
  6. Owlswick
  7. Whiteleaf

Friday, 20 November 2009 7 products designed by Philippe Starck

  1. Archimoon K Lamp
  2. Louis Ghost Chair
  3. Bedside Gun
  4. Long and Hard Lights
  5. Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer
  6. Gold Gnome Stool
  7. Les Ministres Fruit Bowl

Thursday, 19 November 2009 7 films directed by William Castle

  1. Macabre (1958)
  2. House on Hauted Hill (1959)
  3. 13 Ghosts (1960)
  4. Homicidal (1961)
  5. Strait-Jacket (1964)
  6. I Saw What You Did (1965)
  7. Project X (1968)

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 7 science-fiction subgenres

  1. Post-apocalyptic
  2. Cyberpunk
  3. First Contact
  4. Military Science Fiction
  5. Comedy Sci-fi
  6. Slipstream
  7. Space Opera

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 7 spammers attempting to follow on Twitter

  1. Jerry Cash
  2. Kayla Gallegos
  3. Lacie Leblanc
  4. Deanne Clay
  5. Marylin Collier
  6. Cecilia Whitehead
  7. Jessie Hess

Monday, 16 November 2009 7 degree subjects

  1. David Beckham Studies
  2. Golf Management
  3. Surf Science
  4. Building Stage Puppets
  5. Belly Dancing
  6. BSc in Happiness
  7. Parapsychology

Sunday, 15 November 2009 7 varieties of potato

  1. Argos
  2. Asterix
  3. Bambino
  4. Dundrod
  5. Galactica
  6. Royal Kidney
  7. Sparkle

Saturday, 14 November 2009 7 dummy text generator sites

  1. Lipsum.com
  2. Malevole Text Generator
  3. Typetester
  4. FillerText.com
  5. Blind Text Generator
  6. Lorem Ipsum Generator 3
  7. Adhesiontext

Friday, 13 November 2009 7 early 1980s home computers

  1. Commodore Vic-20
  2. TRS-80
  3. TI-99
  4. BBC Micro Model B
  5. Sinclair ZX Spectrum
  6. Dragon 32
  7. Apple IIe

Thursday, 12 November 2009 7 types of music media

  1. Vinyl Record
  2. Cassette Tape
  3. 8 Track
  4. Sony Minidisc
  5. Compact Disc
  6. DVD Audio
  7. MP3

Wednesday, 11 November 2009 7 parts of a car engine

  1. Head Gasket
  2. Piston Rings
  3. Crankshaft
  4. Sump
  5. Connecting Rod
  6. Valves
  7. Ignition Coil

Tuesday, 10 November 2009 7 geographic terms

  1. Albedo - The proportion of radiation reflected from a surface
  2. Caldera - A bowl-shaped circular depression caused by the destruction of the peak of a volcano
  3. Hinterland - The rural outlying region that supports a town or city with agricultural products and raw materials
  4. Hypocenter - The point under the earth's surface where the energy of an earthquake is first released
  5. Isthmus - A narrow strip of land that is bordered on two sides by water and connects two larger land masses
  6. Karst - A landscape composed of limestone features including sinkholes, caves, and underground streams
  7. Lahar - A volcanic mudflow

Monday, 9 November 2009 7 music hall comedians

  1. Max Wall
  2. Stan Laurel
  3. Max Miller
  4. Clive Dunn
  5. Arthur Askey
  6. Harry Tate
  7. Arthur Roberts

Sunday, 8 November 2009 7 villages we've visited recently

  1. Childswickam
  2. Uffingham
  3. Birdlip
  4. Aston Somerville
  5. Birdwood
  6. Middle Littleton
  7. Great Tew

Saturday, 7 November 2009 7 tech podcasts

  1. This Week in Tech
  2. Cranky Geeks
  3. Diggnation
  4. Digital Planet
  5. Geekbrief.tv
  6. The Chris Pirillo Show
  7. ExtremeTech

Friday, 6 November 2009 7 snooker world champions

  1. John Higgins - 2009
  2. Ronnie O'Sullivan - 2008
  3. John Higgins - 2007
  4. Graeme Dott - 2006
  5. Shaun Murphy - 2005
  6. Ronnie O'Sullivan - 2004
  7. Mark Williams - 2003

Thursday, 5 November 2009 7 jazz trumpeters

  1. Kenny Ball
  2. Chris Barber
  3. Miles Davis
  4. Humphrey Lyttelton
  5. Blue Mitchell
  6. Dizzy Gillespie
  7. Tommy Dorsey

Wednesday, 4 November 2009 7 extinct languages

  1. Cuman
  2. Jassic
  3. Pentlatch
  4. Polabian
  5. Siuslaw
  6. Wappo
  7. Chemakum

Tuesday, 3 November 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Crack
  2. Elephant
  3. Delta
  4. Loire
  5. Gluten
  6. Pied Piper
  7. 2

Monday, 2 November 2009 7 nocturnal animals

  1. Flying Squirrels
  2. Minks
  3. Slow Loris
  4. Catfish
  5. Tarantulas
  6. Bats
  7. Foxes

Sunday, 1 November 2009 7 top places in the 2009 F1 Season

  1. Jensen Button
  2. Sebastian Vettel
  3. Rubens Barrichello
  4. Mark Webber
  5. Lewis Hamilton
  6. Kimi Räikkönen
  7. Nico Rosberg

Saturday, 31 October 2009 7 Pumpkins

Friday, 30 October 2009 7 Smurfs

  1. Brainy
  2. Handy
  3. Smufette
  4. Greedy
  5. Jokey
  6. Grouchy
  7. Papa Smurf

Thursday, 29 October 2009 7 UK student radio stations

  1. Lush Radio - University of Leicester
  2. Purple Radio - Durham University
  3. Fuse FM - University of Manchester
  4. Xpress Radio - Cardiff University
  5. Rare FM - UCL
  6. Oxide Radio - University of Oxford
  7. Subcity Radio - University of Glasgow

Wednesday, 28 October 2009 7 incense fragrances from the muse box set

  1. Orange
  2. Lavender
  3. Sandalwood
  4. Jasmine
  5. Cinnamon
  6. Ocean
  7. Aloe

Tuesday, 27 October 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Celebration
  2. Torque Wrench
  3. Rome
  4. Nicotine
  5. Cello
  6. Vitamin A
  7. Willow

Monday, 26 October 2009 7 counties we drove through today

  1. Buckinghamshire
  2. Oxfordshire
  3. Warwickshire
  4. Gloucestershire
  5. Worcestershire
  6. Wiltshire
  7. Hertfordshire

Sunday, 25 October 2009 7 albums by They Might Be Giants

  1. Lincoln
  2. Flood
  3. Apollo 18
  4. John Henry
  5. Factory Showroom
  6. No!
  7. The Spine

Saturday, 24 October 2009 7 things I see on the way to work

Friday, 23 October 2009 7 animals that make me laugh

  1. Emperor Penguins
  2. Meerkats
  3. Peacocks (especially in storms)
  4. Ostriches
  5. Beautiful Plumed Bird of Paradise
  6. Hamsters
  7. Partridges

Thursday, 22 October 2009 7 words used in Master Chef to describe the food

  1. Unctuous
  2. Divine
  3. Delicious
  4. Accomplished
  5. Perfect
  6. Fantastic
  7. Yummy

Wednesday, 21 October 2009 7 generic top level domains

  1. .com
  2. .net
  3. .org
  4. .info
  5. .biz
  6. .name
  7. .pro

Tuesday, 20 October 2009 7 works by Dante Alighieri

  1. Inferno
  2. Divine Comedy
  3. La Vita Nuova
  4. De vulgari eloquentia
  5. Paradiso
  6. Convivio
  7. La Rime

Monday, 19 October 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Sydney Harbour Bridge
  2. Phalanges
  3. Pumpkin
  4. Anthony Gormley
  5. Curved
  6. Diana Ross
  7. MN

Sunday, 18 October 2009 7 photos from Westbury Court Garden

Saturday, 17 October 2009 7 movies directed by David Fincher

  1. Alien 3
  2. Seven
  3. The Game
  4. Fight Club
  5. Panic Room
  6. Zodiac
  7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Friday, 16 October 2009 7 varieties of apple

  1. Lakenham Glory
  2. Baldwin
  3. Golden Reinette
  4. Howgate Wonder
  5. Catshead
  6. Rubinette
  7. Stayman's Winesap

Thursday, 15 October 2009 7 minor dilbert characters

  1. Loud Howard
  2. Mordac, the Preventer of Information Technology
  3. Ted, the Generic Guy
  4. Zimbu, the Monkey
  5. Phil, the Prince of Insufficient Light
  6. Dinosaur Bob
  7. Tina the Tech Writer

Wednesday, 14 October 2009 7 french fashion designers

  1. Yves Saint Laurent
  2. René Lacoste
  3. Jean-Paul Gaultier
  4. Christian Lacroix
  5. Pierre Cardin
  6. Nina Ricci
  7. Christian Dior

Tuesday, 13 October 2009 7 pre-google search engines

  1. Lycos
  2. Altavista
  3. WebCrawler
  4. Excite
  5. HotBot
  6. Inktomi
  7. Infoseek

Monday, 12 October 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Ford GT40
  2. Wrist
  3. Slavery
  4. Pickwick Papers
  5. Durdle Door
  6. Killer Queen - Queen - Brian May
  7. 20-29

Sunday, 11 October 2009 7 structures from Stowe Park

Saturday, 10 October 2009 7 Star Trek movies

  1. The Motion Picture
  2. The Wrath of Khan
  3. The Search for Spock
  4. The Voyage Home
  5. The Final Frontier
  6. The Undiscovered Country
  7. Generations

Friday, 9 October 2009 7 lines from 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' that have been used in everyday life

  1. Life? Don't talk to me about life
  2. Time is an illusion, lunch time doubly so
  3. Glad to be of service
  4. This must be Thursday, I never could get the hang of Thursdays
  5. Oh no, not again
  6. I'm sorry, but if you can't be bothered to take an interest in local affairs, that's your own lookout.
  7. Ah! This is obviously some strange use of the word "safe" that I wasn't previously aware of.

Thursday, 8 October 2009 7 non-gay gay icons

  1. Judy Garland
  2. Barbara Steisand
  3. Kylie Minogue
  4. Cher
  5. Leonardo DiCaprio
  6. Joan Crawford
  7. James Dean

Wednesday, 7 October 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. Doughnuts are traditionally ring shaped because the middle bit was cut out as it didn't cook fully
  2. Mobile phone aerials on the first models were not actually connected to the phone, but put there for effect
  3. How to open a garlic bulb with a single tap
  4. Our oven gloves have polka dots on the inside
  5. Bledlow is the home of rock!?!
  6. You can see Crystal Palace transmitter from the 10th floor of my work building
  7. The word spatchcock

Tuesday, 6 October 2009 7 words that can prepend cock

  1. Pea
  2. Stock
  3. Shuttle
  4. Ball
  5. Weather
  6. Hay
  7. Wood

Monday, 5 October 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. My Left Foot
  2. Symbiotic
  3. Cardiff
  4. Stamen
  5. Macbeth
  6. Beta
  7. Dunk, Flunk, Monk

Sunday, 4 October 2009 7 random books for the 2nd shelf of one of my bookcases

  1. The Satan Bug - Alistair MacLean
  2. Moonraker - Ian Flemming
  3. Naked Lunch - William S Burroughs
  4. Adrian Mole : The Wilderness Years - Sue Townsend
  5. Deadly Rich - Edward Steward
  6. Death by Bequest - Mary McMullen
  7. Book of Ghost Stories - Roald Dahl

Saturday, 3 October 2009 7 beads

Friday, 2 October 2009 7 potential first sentences for my next short story

  1. Nettie had always been a llama and as such was used to people laughing at her.
  2. The glass shattered on the cold hard floor sending shards spinning across the room.
  3. 'Why me?' James despaired as his head went into the toilet for yet another dunking.
  4. Looking out of the diner window, Marty could see the man in the long grey coat lurking by the phone box for the third day in succession.
  5. Starting at the beginning wasn't as simple as you would expect, Dr Patterson explained to the duty sergeant.
  6. Brian knew it could be done, he just didn't yet know how.
  7. It wasn't until Michael opened the fridge that he realised the implications of what he had overheard the night before.

Thursday, 1 October 2009 7 classic french dishes

  1. Boeuf Bourguignon
  2. Crème Brulée
  3. Salade Niçoise
  4. Tarte Tatin
  5. Soupe à l’Oignon
  6. Moules Marinière
  7. Mille Feuilles

Wednesday, 30 September 2009 7 freeview channels I haven't watched

  1. Big Deal
  2. Rocks & Co
  3. QUEST
  4. SuperCasino
  5. Gay Rabbit
  6. Russia Today
  7. Create & Craft

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 7 home revolutions from the 1970s

  1. Deep Freeze
  2. Colour Television
  3. Pocket Calculator
  4. Binatone Games Machine
  5. Cassette Players
  6. Digital Watch
  7. Food Processor

Monday, 28 September 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Zombie
  2. Florida
  3. Bedfordshire
  4. G20 Summit
  5. Bret Easton Ellis
  6. Damien Hurst
  7. 5th

Sunday, 27 September 2009 7 greek heroes

  1. Perseus
  2. Heracles
  3. Achilles
  4. Oedipus
  5. Theseus
  6. Odysseus
  7. Battus

Saturday, 26 September 2009 7 statues in Buscott park

Friday, 25 September 2009 7 humanity subjects

  1. History
  2. Linguistics
  3. Literature
  4. Performing Arts
  5. Philosophy
  6. Religion
  7. Visual Arts

Thursday, 24 September 2009 7 things with teeth

  1. Saw
  2. Comb
  3. Cog
  4. Winch
  5. Excavating buckets
  6. Mouth
  7. Rake

Wednesday, 23 September 2009 7 Things That Have Afflicted Australia on 22/09/2009

A topical submission from blog regular Elephino today. Thanks for your submission and good luck in the sandstorm!

  1. Gale force wind
  2. Hail
  3. Thunderstorms
  4. Flooding
  5. Earthquake
  6. Bushfire
  7. Dust storm

Tuesday, 22 September 2009 7 new species found in Papua New Guinea

  1. Bosavi Wooly Rat
  2. Bosavi Silky Cuscus
  3. Henamo Grunter
  4. Litoria Sauroni Frog
  5. A yet un-named fanged frog
  6. An extremely hairy caterpillar that Dr McGavin hopes to name after Dennis Healey's eyebrows
  7. A yet un-named camouflaged gecko

Monday, 21 September 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Nutcracker
  2. Nitric
  3. Arabesque
  4. Johann Strauss
  5. Athlete's Foot
  6. Fire
  7. 1/2 Crown

Sunday, 20 September 2009 7 photos from Ascott house's garden

Saturday, 19 September 2009 7 cars of note that we spotted on an otherwise dull journey today

  1. Plymouth Hemi Cuda
  2. Ferrari Testarossa
  3. Dodge Challenger
  4. Beautifully restored VW Campervan
  5. Ford Ranger Thunder
  6. Mark I Ford Escort
  7. Dodge Ram

Friday, 18 September 2009 7 of Oxford university's colleges

  1. Corpus Christi
  2. Jesus
  3. Kellogg
  4. Merton
  5. Oriel
  6. St Hilda's
  7. Trinity

Thursday, 17 September 2009 7 trainers my brother wore last week

Today's list comes from my brother, on his birthday as well (Happy Birthday Bruv).

  1. Superstar II
  2. Air Max 1
  3. Pegasus 89's
  4. Superstar 80's
  5. Air Max 95's
  6. ZX9000 CT
  7. Superstar Samples

Wednesday, 16 September 2009 7 breeds of goat

  1. Angora
  2. Black Bengal
  3. Dutch Landrace
  4. Grisons Striped
  5. LaMancha
  6. Peacock Goat
  7. Uzbek Black

Tuesday, 15 September 2009 7 chess variants played on different boards

  1. Alice Chess
  2. Courier Chess
  3. Flying Chess
  4. Los Alamos Chess
  5. Hexagonal Chess
  6. Grid Chess
  7. Cylinder Chess

Monday, 14 September 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Peacock Butterfly
  3. Waiting for Godot
  4. HMS Pinafore
  5. Tokyo
  6. Eyes
  7. 1

Sunday, 13 September 2009 7 works of Gothic fiction

  1. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
  2. The Turn of the Screw - Henry James
  3. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. The Lair of the White Worm - Bram Stoker
  5. Gormenghast - Mervyn Peake
  6. The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe
  7. The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson

Saturday, 12 September 2009 7 things not to say in a job interview

  1. I'm a team player. Unless the team includes women or vegetarians.
  2. I'm very organised and get things done. A bit like Hitler.
  3. Where will I be in five years? Certainly not in this dump.
  4. Could you tell me precisely what constitutes sexual harassment here.
  5. Is it OK if I sleep here until I find somewhere more permanent.
  6. Good things come to those who wait. Which is why I arrived 40 minutes late.
  7. I'm Internet-savvy. In my last job, I spent most of my time on Facebook.

Friday, 11 September 2009 7 famous Scots

  1. Alexander Flemming
  2. John Logie Baird
  3. William Wallace
  4. Alexander Graham Bell
  5. Robert Burns
  6. Walter Scott
  7. Lulu

Thursday, 10 September 2009 7 terms for leaving

  1. Make like a shepherd
  2. Skedaddle
  3. Mosey
  4. Split
  5. Dash off
  6. Make like a tree
  7. Motor

Wednesday, 9 September 2009 7 features in the grounds of Ascott House

  1. Chinese Dell
  2. Dutch Garden
  3. Venus Fountain
  4. Topiary Sundial
  5. Magnolia Dell
  6. Serpentine Walk
  7. Sunken Garden

Tuesday, 8 September 2009 7 2009 mercury music prize nominees

  1. Bat for Lashes - Two Suns
  2. Florence and the Machine - Lungs
  3. Glasvegas - Glasvegas
  4. The Invisible - The Invisible
  5. Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
  6. La Roux - La Roux
  7. Lisa Hannigan - Sea Sew

Monday, 7 September 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Braille
  2. Richard III
  3. Kraftwerk - The Model
  4. Radish
  5. Buzz
  6. Italy and Argentina
  7. 2nd

Sunday, 6 September 2009 7 things we found in Croome park

Saturday, 5 September 2009 7 class A drugs

  1. Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy)
  2. Cocaine
  3. Diamorphine (Heroin)
  4. Hydrocodone (Vicodin)
  5. Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
  6. Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth)
  7. Phencyclidine (PCP)

Friday, 4 September 2009 7 books that have been banned by governments

  1. Alice's adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll : Banned in the province of Hunan, China (1931) for the portrayal of anthropomorphized animals acting on the same level as humans
  2. Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak : Banned within the USSR until 1988 for its criticism of the Bolshevik Party
  3. Fanny Hill - John Cleland : Banned in the USA in 1821 for obscenity, then again in 1963. This was the last book ever banned in the USA
  4. Naked Lunch - William S Burroughs : Banned by Boston courts in 1962 for obscenity, but that decision was reversed in 1966 by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  5. 1984 - George Orwell : Banned by the Soviet Union in 1950, as Stalin understood that it was a satire based on his leadership
  6. Spycatcher - Peter Wright : Banned in UK 1985-1988 for revealing secrets
  7. The Well of Loneliness - Radclyffe Hall : Banned in the UK in 1928 for its lesbian theme

Thursday, 3 September 2009 7 writing credits of JJ Abrams

  1. Lost
  2. Alias
  3. Fringe
  4. Star Trek (2009)
  5. Mission Impossible III
  6. Felicity
  7. Armageddon

Wednesday, 2 September 2009 7 tanks

  1. Mother
  2. M4 Sherman
  3. Tiger
  4. Panther
  5. M1 Abrams
  6. Challenger II
  7. Leopard II

Tuesday, 1 September 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Apparatus
  2. New Forest
  3. The Fly
  4. Pegasus
  5. New Zealand
  6. Scalene
  7. Sodium Bicarbonate

Monday, 31 August 2009 7 types of camera

  1. Pinhole camera
  2. Plate camera
  3. Large format camera
  4. Box camera
  5. Rangefinder camera
  6. Compact camera
  7. Single lens reflex camera

Sunday, 30 August 2009 7 features I want in my new phone

  1. Capacitive touch screen
  2. 3G
  3. GPSr
  4. AD2P Stereo Bluetooth
  5. Adobe flash support
  6. Good camera
  7. Robust build

Saturday, 29 August 2009 7 trailers we watched tonight for films we are not going to see

  1. Legend of the Bog
  2. Chrome Angels
  3. Zombieland
  4. Downloading Nancy
  5. Spread
  6. Complacent
  7. Autumn

Friday, 28 August 2009 7 1000s

  1. The number of words a picture paints
  2. The number of years in a Millennium
  3. The number of corpses in the Rob Zombie movie
  4. The sum of Euler's totient function over the first 57 integers
  5. The number of steps on the Kokoda Walk
  6. The year in which Leif Ericson landed in North America, calling it Vinland
  7. The number of lists of 7 things in this blog (so far)

Thursday, 27 August 2009 7 Seatle grunge bands

  1. Nirvana
  2. Pearl Jam
  3. Alice in Chains
  4. Screaming Trees
  5. Mudhoney
  6. Soundgarden
  7. Temple of the Dog

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 7 'London' airports

  1. London Heathrow
  2. London Gatwick
  3. London City
  4. London Luton
  5. London Biggin Hill
  6. London Stansted
  7. London Oxford???

Tuesday, 25 August 2009 7 fictional companies in TV programs

  1. Massive Dynamics - Fringe
  2. Global Dynamics - Eureka
  3. DHARMA Initiative - Lost
  4. Blue Sun Corporation - Firefly
  5. Primatech Paper Co. - Heroes
  6. Wernham-Hogg - The Office
  7. Doublemeat Palace - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Monday, 24 August 2009 7 answers we got correct in this week's University Challenge

  1. Hill and Shill
  2. Low Density Poly Ethylene
  3. Whitechapel
  4. 8th
  5. Botticelli
  6. Snake
  7. Gary Newman

Sunday, 23 August 2009 7 of the items that make up the ground floor of our new hamster mansion

Saturday, 22 August 2009 7 other names for the Pattypan Squash

  1. Sunburst Squash
  2. Scallopini
  3. Button Squash
  4. Cymling
  5. Scallop Squash
  6. Custard Marrow
  7. Custard Squash

Friday, 21 August 2009 7 things I've had to check recently

  1. The lyrics to City Love by John Mayer
  2. Which is closer to Egypt, Italy or India
  3. The best way to cook a globe artichoke
  4. How to read a file line by line in Perl
  5. How to spell Carzey
  6. which spelling of Carzey I used in the blog
  7. Joshua Jackson

Thursday, 20 August 2009 7 largest moons in the solar system

  1. Ganymede
  2. Titan
  3. Callisto
  4. IO
  5. Moon
  6. Eurpoa
  7. Triton

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 7 terms for the toilet

  1. Privy
  2. Lavatory
  3. John (US)
  4. Loo (GB)
  5. Carzey (GB)
  6. Bathroom (US)
  7. Little boys/girls room (GB)

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 7 legumes

  1. Peanuts
  2. Lentils
  3. Mesquite
  4. Carob
  5. Clover
  6. Alfalfa
  7. Lupins

Monday, 17 August 2009 7 answers we got right in this week's University Challenge

  1. Strontium
  2. Ella Fitzgerald
  3. Wrung
  4. Jung
  5. Palette
  6. Nina Simone
  7. Mexico

Sunday, 16 August 2009 7 guitar effects pedals

  1. Flange
  2. Chorus
  3. OVerdrive
  4. Wah
  5. Delay
  6. Phase Shifter
  7. Compressor Sustainer

Saturday, 15 August 2009 7 translations of Beer

  1. Öl - Swedish
  2. Cerveja - Portugese
  3. Bière - French
  4. Cerveza - Spanish
  5. Birra - Italian
  6. Piwo - Polish
  7. Olut - Finnish

Friday, 14 August 2009 7 furniture design periods

  1. Gothic
  2. Baroque
  3. Rococo
  4. Neo-Classical
  5. Regency
  6. Art Nouveau
  7. Art Deco

Thursday, 13 August 2009 7 italian breads

  1. Ciabatta
  2. Focaccia
  3. Farinata
  4. Panettone
  5. Filone
  6. Taralli
  7. Piadina

Wednesday, 12 August 2009 7 DIY crimes the previous owner of our house has committed

  1. Not making sure things are level
  2. Wrecking screw heads
  3. Using glue when screws don't hold properly
  4. Hanging doors incorrectly
  5. Using the wrong sort of screws for a job
  6. Not masking things when painting
  7. Cuting square holes for round objects (light fittings)

Tuesday, 11 August 2009 7 works by Gilbert and Sullivan

  1. HMS Pinafore
  2. The Mikado
  3. The Pirates of Penzance
  4. Patience
  5. Thespis
  6. Trial by Jury
  7. The Gondoliers

Monday, 10 August 2009 7 of the locations of the twelve memorial crosses for Queen Elanor, wife of Edward I

  1. Charing Cross (True centre point of London)
  2. Cheapside
  3. Waltham
  4. St. Albans
  5. Dunstable
  6. Woburn
  7. Stony Stratford

Sunday, 9 August 2009 7 three letter words that can take any vowel

All words checked in the Collins Scrabble Dictionary.

  1. P_T (Pat, Pet, Pit, Pot, Put)
  2. B_T (Bat, Bet, Bit, Bot, But)
  3. T_N (Tan, Ten, Tin, Ton, Tun)
  4. F_N (Fan, Fen, Fin, Fon, Fun)
  5. D_G (Dag, Deg, Dig, Dog, Dug)
  6. B_N (Ban, Ben, Bin, Bon, Bun)
  7. B_G (Bag, Beg, Big, Bog, Bug)

Saturday, 8 August 2009 7 neolithic settlements

  1. Lough Gur - Ireland
  2. Lajia - China
  3. Sesklo - Greece
  4. Spirit Cave - Thailand
  5. Mehrgarh - Pakistan
  6. Knossus - Crete
  7. Skara Brae - Orkney Isles

Friday, 7 August 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. Our neighbours would put their house on the market
  2. Aubergines are known as 'Poor man's caviar'
  3. The formula for polygon rotations
  4. How to configure OGC Mapserver
  5. Too much nutmeg (>3 nuts) can kill you
  6. We can successfully grow peppers from seed
  7. Only the male and queen ants (not workers or soldiers) have wings

Thursday, 6 August 2009 7 bald actors

  1. Bruce Willis
  2. Vin Diesel
  3. Samual L Jackson
  4. Jason Statham
  5. Ben Kingsley
  6. Arnold Vosloo
  7. Patrick Stewart

Wednesday, 5 August 2009 7 pieces of post addressed to the previous owner of our house

  1. Win a year's free groceries
  2. Simply Suppliments
  3. 50+ Insurance Services
  4. Matalan
  5. Sky
  6. FeelFord Magazine
  7. Daily Express flower catalogue

Tuesday, 4 August 2009 7 towns with livestock markets

  1. Thame
  2. Winslow
  3. Colchester
  4. Salisbury
  5. Maidstone
  6. Hailsham
  7. Thrapston

Monday, 3 August 2009 7 classic synthesizers

  1. Minimoog
  2. Roland Jupiter 8
  3. Yamaha DX7
  4. Korg M1
  5. Fairlight CMI
  6. Roland D50
  7. Prophet 5

Sunday, 2 August 2009 7 edibles we are growing

Saturday, 1 August 2009 7 countries that drive on the left

  1. Malta
  2. Singapore
  3. Australia
  4. Ghana
  5. Suriname
  6. Malaysia
  7. Sierra Leone

Friday, 31 July 2009 7 poems by Lewis Carroll

  1. Ye Carpette Knyghte
  2. Atalanta in Camden Town
  3. The Lang Coortin'
  4. Three Sunsets
  5. Melancholetta
  6. Faces in the Fire
  7. Hiawatha's Photographing

Thursday, 30 July 2009 7 more bands with numbers in their names (8-14)

  1. Minus 8
  2. 9 Lazy 9
  3. 10cc
  4. Finger 11
  5. D12
  6. 13th Floor Elevators
  7. Fourteen 14

Wednesday, 29 July 2009 7 suspects in the Jack the Ripper murders

  1. Montague John Druitt
  2. George Chapman
  3. Aaron Kosminski
  4. Michael Ostrog
  5. John Pizer
  6. Francis Tumblety
  7. Dr Thomas Neill Cream

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 7 areas of the human brain

  1. Pituitary gland
  2. Hypothalamus
  3. Epithalamus
  4. Metencephalon
  5. Cerebral cortex
  6. Rhinencephalon
  7. Myelencephalon

Monday, 27 July 2009 7 stage winners of the 2009 Tour de France

  1. Fabian Cancellara
  2. Mark Cavedish
  3. Astana
  4. Thomas Voeckler
  5. Thor Hushovd
  6. Brice Feillu
  7. Fränk Schleck

Sunday, 26 July 2009 7 of my favourite American muscle/pony cars

  1. 1971 Plymouth Cuda 440 6 pack
  2. 1967 Shelby GT350
  3. 1969 Camaro SS 350
  4. 1968 Pontiac Firebird
  5. 1970 Dodge Challenger
  6. 1968 Plymouth GTX
  7. 1966 Ford Mustang

Saturday, 25 July 2009 7 of my favourite 'The Errant Artist' works this year

  1. Beyond the Realm
  2. Time Management
  3. Necessity is the Mother of Invention
  4. Bastet
  5. Up
  6. Oh Bats!
  7. Yay-Whoot and the Pooch

Friday, 24 July 2009 7 highland regions of Venus

  1. Aphrodite Terra
  2. Ishtar Terra
  3. Beta Regio
  4. Phoebe Regio
  5. Lada Terra
  6. Themis Regio
  7. Eistla Regio

Thursday, 23 July 2009 7 'Mr Kipling' cakes

  1. Manor House Cake
  2. French Fancies
  3. Lemon Slices
  4. Cherry Bakewells
  5. Mini Battenbergs
  6. Viennese Whirls
  7. Raspberry Swiss Roll

Wednesday, 22 July 2009 7 works by Antony Gormley

  1. Field
  2. Iron: Man
  3. Another Place
  4. Quantum Cloud
  5. Angel of the North
  6. Event Horizon
  7. One & Other

Tuesday, 21 July 2009 7 attractions at this year's Kimblewick country fair

  1. Terrier Racing
  2. Pony Rides
  3. Parade of Fox Hounds and Beagles
  4. Tractor Display
  5. Tug of War
  6. Vintage Vehicles
  7. Counrty Games for All

Monday, 20 July 2009 7 F1 drivers with most races prior to their first win

Later than previously advertised is this month's submission, brought to you by Elephino. Thanks as always for your continued support :)

  1. Mark Webber (130)
  2. Rubens Barrichello (123)
  3. Jarno Trulli (119)
  4. Jenson Button (113)
  5. Giancarlo Fisichella (110)
  6. Mika Häkkinen (96)
  7. Thierry Boutsen (95)

Sunday, 19 July 2009 7 commemorative coins

Saturday, 18 July 2009 7 London Art Galleries

  1. The National Gallery
  2. The National Portrait Gallery
  3. The Tate Modern
  4. Serpentine Gallery
  5. The Saatchi Gallery
  6. The Troubadour Gallery‎
  7. Whitechapel Gallery

Friday, 17 July 2009 7 spider families

  1. Orb weaving spiders
  2. Palp-footed spiders
  3. Purse web spiders
  4. Trapdoor baboon spiders
  5. Funnel-web tarantulas
  6. Dwarf hunting spiders
  7. Flat-bellied ground spiders

Thursday, 16 July 2009 7 things that have an appreciation society

  1. Seagulls
  2. Telegraph Poles
  3. The Semicolon
  4. Sardines
  5. Saunas
  6. Electricity Pylons
  7. British Sausages

Wednesday, 15 July 2009 7 Waddingtons' games

  1. Monopoly
  2. Sorry!
  3. Cleudo
  4. Risk
  5. Totopoly
  6. Buccaneer
  7. Purple People Eaters

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 7 food products introduced in the 1920s

  1. Heinz Tomato Ketchup
  2. Keloggs Cornflakes
  3. Campbells Ox Tail Soup
  4. Grape-Nuts
  5. Del Monte Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  6. Colmans Mustard
  7. Maxwell House Coffee

Monday, 13 July 2009 7 items on a shopping list we found in Tesco

  1. Dishwasher Tabs
  2. Fabric Conditioner
  3. Fruit/Bananas
  4. Fish
  5. Cereal
  6. Squash
  7. Yogurts (sic)

Sunday, 12 July 2009 7 desserts

  1. Tiramisu
  2. Rum Baba
  3. Crème brûlée
  4. Black Forest Gateaux
  5. Apple Danish
  6. Lemon Cheesecake
  7. Rubarb Crumble

Saturday, 11 July 2009 7 things at the Princes Risborough festival

  1. Hook a Duck
  2. Temporary Tattoos
  3. Plant Stall
  4. Hot Dog and Burger Van
  5. Tombola
  6. Library Book Sale
  7. Bouncy Castle

Friday, 10 July 2009 7 unchecked facts!

  1. Sheep in fact have retractable talons
  2. All birds are in fact shape-shifting Red Kites
  3. When music is buffering in last.fm the DJ is in fact on the toilet
  4. The fire in Dean Street today was in fact caused by the crash landing of an alien spacecraft
  5. Octopuses are in fact closely related to the domestic cat
  6. Facebook was in fact originally launched in 1995 under the name 'Book of Faces' but people weren't ready for it
  7. Kumquat hunting is in fact banned in 22 US states, including Rhode Island where it is a capital offence

Thursday, 9 July 2009 7 bloodiest battles on British soil

  1. Iceni vs Romans (AD61) - 80,400 casualties
  2. Battle of Towton (1461) t- 28,000+ casualties
  3. Battle of Bannockburn (1314) - 19,000 casualties
  4. Battle of Lewes (1264) - 10,000+ casualties
  5. Battle of Flodden (1513) - 100,000+ casualties
  6. Battle of Neville's Cross (1346) - 8,000 casualties
  7. Battle of Naseby (1645) - 7,500 casualties

Wednesday, 8 July 2009 7 test cricketers

  1. Graham Onions
  2. Stuart Broad
  3. Martin Saggers
  4. Ryan Sidebottom
  5. Gladstone Small
  6. Derek Pringle
  7. Brian Bolus

Tuesday, 7 July 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. Spreading sugar on your lawn suppresses weed growth
  2. You can't castle in chess if your king passes through check en route
  3. Spraying soapy water on plants prevents greenfly from landing on them
  4. There is an annual bike festival held just on the outside of our village
  5. The word restaurant comes from the name of a broth that was served during the French revolution
  6. Cutting off the heads of dead flowers causes new ones to grow in their place
  7. The croissant is in fact an Austrian pastry

Monday, 6 July 2009 7 things that annoy me about the press

  1. The inability to check even basic facts
  2. The misuse of statistics
  3. Jumping to conclusions
  4. Re-iteration of the same point over and over
  5. Sensationalising everything
  6. The need to attach catchy names to everything (Credit Crunch, Swine Flu)
  7. Seemingly writing to the lowest common denominator

Sunday, 5 July 2009 7 sports that have grand slams

  1. Tennis
  2. Curling
  3. NASCAR
  4. Golf
  5. Rugby Union
  6. Real Tennis
  7. Baseball

Saturday, 4 July 2009 7 more cover versions eminating from the Chinnor Bike Festival

  1. Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running
  2. Brian Adams - Summer of '69
  3. The Kinks - You really got me
  4. Steppenwolf - Born to be Wild
  5. Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water
  6. David Bowie - Jean Jeanie
  7. Brian Ferry - Let's Stick Together

Friday, 3 July 2009 7 cover versions from a local live band playing as I type this list

  1. Tainted Love - Soft Cell
  2. Simply Irresistible - Robert Palmer
  3. Word Up - Cameo
  4. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
  5. She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
  6. The Boys Are Back in Town - Thin Lizzy
  7. Fire - Jimmy Hendrix

Thursday, 2 July 2009 7 wild plants we battle with daily

  1. Selfheal
  2. Ground Clover
  3. Daisy
  4. Common Chickweed
  5. Dandelions
  6. Bindweed
  7. Himalayan Honeysuckle

Wednesday, 1 July 2009 7 bands with numbers in their names

  1. A1
  2. U2
  3. Us3
  4. 4hero
  5. Maroon 5
  6. 6Gig
  7. Zero 7

Tuesday, 30 June 2009 7 chefs

  1. Jamie Oliver
  2. Fanny Cradock
  3. Graham Kerr
  4. Keith Floyd
  5. Deliah Smith
  6. Rusty Lee
  7. Rick Stein

Monday, 29 June 2009 7 rodents

  1. Chipmonks
  2. Rats
  3. Groundhogs
  4. Gerbils
  5. Hamsters
  6. Porcupines
  7. Beavers

Sunday, 28 June 2009 7 transport related events that occurred in 1904

  1. Work began on the Panama canal
  2. The trans-Siberian railway is completed
  3. The first underground line of the New York subway opens
  4. The first catapillar track is manufacturered
  5. The Danish ocean liner The SS Norge runs aground and sinks killing 635 people
  6. Henry Ford sets a new land speed record of 91.37mph
  7. GWR 3440 City of Truru becomes the first locomotive to exceed 100mph

Saturday, 27 June 2009 7 things I've done today (lazy day)

  1. Scrambled some eggs
  2. Watched tennis
  3. Watered the cypress trees
  4. Watched the storm
  5. Eat Pizza
  6. Spoke to my dad
  7. Played chess

Friday, 26 June 2009 7 Swedish folk tales

  1. Sven fearless
  2. The snake cookers
  3. The tale of the copperpot
  4. The girl who stepped on the bread
  5. The stingy farmer
  6. Godfather death
  7. The black cow, the pot and the cheese

Thursday, 25 June 2009 7 stelar classifications

  1. Class O - > 33,000K (Zeta Ophiuchi)
  2. Class B - 10,500 - 30,000K (Rigel)
  3. Class A - 7,500 - 10,000K (Altair)
  4. Class F - 6,000 - 7,200K (Procyon A)
  5. Class G - 5,500 - 6,000K (Sun)
  6. Class K - 4,000 - 5,250K (Epilon Indi)
  7. Class M - 2,600 - 3,850K (Proxima Centauri)

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 7 Egyptian Gods

  1. Thoth - God of knowledge and scribe of the gods
  2. Osiris - God of the underworld
  3. Hathor - Goddess of love
  4. Khepri - God of creation
  5. Horus - God of the sky
  6. Ptah - God of craftsmen
  7. Seth - God of chaos

Tuesday, 23 June 2009 7 biggest robberies

  1. City Bonds - Bonds worth £292m
  2. Dar Es Salaam Bank - £146m
  3. Knightsbridge Safety Deposit - £40m worth of goods
  4. Banco Central - £38m
  5. Northern Bank - £26.4m
  6. Brinks Mat - £26m in gold and diamonds
  7. British Bank of the Middle East - £22m

Monday, 22 June 2009 7 bermuda triangle incidents

  1. USS Grampus - 15/03/1843 - lost
  2. USS Cyclops - 04/03/1918 - lost with 309 crew and passengers
  3. Carroll A Deering - 31/01/1921 - found aground and abandoned
  4. Flight 19 - 05/12/1945 - lost with 14 airmen
  5. PBM Mariner BuNo 59225 - 05/12/1945 - lost with 13 airmen while searching for Flight 19
  6. G-AHNP Star Tiger - 30/01/1948 - lost with 6 crew and 25 passengers
  7. Witchcraft - 22/12/1967 - disappeared with 2 onboard

Sunday, 21 June 2009 7 tranuranic elements

  1. Neptunium
  2. Plutonium
  3. Americium
  4. Curium
  5. Berkelium
  6. Californium
  7. Einsteinium

Saturday, 20 June 2009 7 seeds for wimbledon 2009

  1. Roger Federer, Switzerland
  2. Andy Murray, Britain
  3. Novak Djokovic, Serbia
  4. Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentina
  5. Andy Roddick, United States
  6. Fernando Verdasco, Spain
  7. Gilles Simon, France

Friday, 19 June 2009 7 types of trousers

2011-06-16: Oddly, this post has attracted more visitors than any other post (over 1400 visits via Google searches). If you came here from a Google search, I would love it if you would comment as I'm bamboozled as to why so many people are searching for types of trousers :)

  1. Pantaloons
  2. Jodhpurs
  3. Culottes
  4. Plus Fours
  5. Jeans
  6. Cargo Pants
  7. Jogging Bottoms

Thursday, 18 June 2009 7 'end of days'

  1. אחרית הימים - Judaism
  2. The apocalypse - Christianity
  3. Qiyamah - Islam
  4. Ragnarök - Norse
  5. Day of Purification - Hopi
  6. The coming of a great change - Mayan
  7. Kali Yuga - Hinduism

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 7 ingredients of WD40

Submission day! Today's submission is from Jules. Thanks for the support :)

  1. Decane
  2. Nonane
  3. Tridecane
  4. Tetradecane
  5. Dimethyl Naphthalene
  6. Cyclohexane
  7. Carbon Dioxide

Tuesday, 16 June 2009 7 Cornish lighthouses

  1. Godrevy Lighthouse
  2. Lizard Lighthouse
  3. Longships Lighthouse
  4. Pendeen Lighthouse
  5. Tater Du Lighthouse
  6. Trevose Head Lighthouse
  7. Wolf Rock Lighthouse

Monday, 15 June 2009 7 types of bean

  1. French Beans
  2. Butter Beans
  3. Broad Beans
  4. Runner Beans
  5. Haricot Beans
  6. Red Kidney Beans
  7. Mung Beans

Sunday, 14 June 2009 7 insects in our garden

Saturday, 13 June 2009 7 ice lollies from my childhood

  1. Fab
  2. Zoom
  3. Mr Men Ice Lolly
  4. Ice Pops
  5. Mini Milk
  6. Orange Maid
  7. Strawbery Mivi

Friday, 12 June 2009 7 winners of the Booker prize

  1. The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
  2. The Gathering - Anne Enright
  3. The Inheritance of Loss - Kiran Desai
  4. The Sea - John Banville
  5. The Line of Beauty - Alan Hollinghurst
  6. Vernon God Little - DBC Pierre
  7. Life of Pi - Yann Martel

Thursday, 11 June 2009 7 sports in the world games

  1. Synchronized trampoline
  2. Finswimming
  3. Dragon boat race
  4. Grass skiing
  5. Rock'n'roll dance
  6. Skydiving
  7. Beach lifesaving

Wednesday, 10 June 2009 7 most common problems that the AA are called out for

  1. Flat or faulty battery
  2. Flat tyre
  3. Lockout/lost keys
  4. Faulty alarm
  5. Alternator fault
  6. Starter motor fault
  7. Fuel problems

Tuesday, 9 June 2009 7 cat related idioms

  1. Cat got your tongue
  2. Cat-in-hell chance
  3. The cat's meow
  4. Curiosity killed the cat
  5. Raining cats and dogs
  6. Look what the cat dragged in
  7. Let the cat out of the bag

Monday, 8 June 2009 7 Wikimedia projects

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Wikinews
  3. Wikisource
  4. Wiktionary
  5. Wikispecies
  6. Wikiquote
  7. Wikibooks

Sunday, 7 June 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. There is a qualify option in gran turismo 4
  2. Guinea pigs should have at least 75cm x 1m cage space each
  3. There are over 300,000 species of beetle worldwide
  4. Wagtails can stand on one leg and still balance on a telephone wire
  5. The Palm Pre announces itself as an iPod to iTunes
  6. Rabbits can't vomit
  7. Cornwall, once a separate country, has never formally been integrated into England

Saturday, 6 June 2009 7 poems in the poetic edda

  1. Völuspá
  2. Hárbarðsljóð
  3. Lokasenna
  4. Völundarkviða
  5. Grímnismál
  6. Hávamál
  7. Alvíssmál

Friday, 5 June 2009 7 Greek Nymph classifications

  1. Dryads - Tree Nymphs
  2. Leimakids - Meadow Nymphs
  3. Oreads - Mountain Nymphs
  4. Naiads - Fresh Water Nymphs
  5. Nephelae - Cloud Nymphs
  6. Lampades - Underworld Nymphs
  7. Hyades - Rain Nymphs

Thursday, 4 June 2009 7 cars named after animals

  1. Ford Puma
  2. Dodge Viper
  3. Fiat Panda
  4. Mitsubishi Colt
  5. AC Cobra
  6. Triumph Stag
  7. Nissan Bluebird

Wednesday, 3 June 2009 7 things I use every work day

  1. Flex Builder
  2. Firefox
  3. puTTY
  4. Coffee Machine
  5. The Bakerloo line
  6. My Bike
  7. My Brain

Tuesday, 2 June 2009 7 costliest US Atlantic cyclones

Cost adjusted for wealth normalization

  1. "Miami" - 1926 ($157 billion)
  2. "Galveston" - 1900 ($99.4 billion)
  3. Katrina - 2005 ($81.0 billion)
  4. "Galveston" - 1915 ($68.0 billion)
  5. Andrew - 1992 ($55.8 billion)
  6. "New England" - 1938 ($39.2 billion)
  7. "Pinar del Río" - 1944 ($38.7 billion)

Monday, 1 June 2009 7 revolutionary leaders

  1. Che Guevara
  2. Vladimir Lenin
  3. Pol Pot
  4. Fidel Castro
  5. Napoleon Bonaparte
  6. Mahatma Gandhi
  7. George Washington

Sunday, 31 May 2009 7 stock market indices

  1. FTSE 100
  2. Nasdaq-100
  3. Dow Jones Composite Average
  4. BBC Global 30
  5. MSCI World
  6. S&P Europe 350
  7. Nikkei 225

Saturday, 30 May 2009 7 features I want in a laptop

A submission today, from Jules. Thanks for supporting the blog :)

  1. Immediately on ... no boot up or resume issues
  2. Long battery life with sensible power save
  3. Permanent GPS so that when travelling laptop knows location ...and last location when entering office
  4. Light weight, under 2Ibs but preferable smaller
  5. Multi touch screen ... and a keyboard
  6. Permanent 3g connection with wifi as well, no concept of dialling up a connection
  7. Easy installation of applications

Friday, 29 May 2009 7 Italian renaissance artists

  1. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
  2. Raphael Sanzio
  3. Sandro Botticelli
  4. Leonardo Da Vinci
  5. Alessio Baldovinetti
  6. Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (Donatello)
  7. Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Mòne Cassaài (Masaccio)

Thursday, 28 May 2009 7 political ideologies

  1. Conservatism
  2. Marxism
  3. Anarchism
  4. Fascism
  5. Liberalism
  6. Communism
  7. Socialism

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 7 sons from J C Hutchin's 7th Son Trilogy

Find out more at www.7thsonnovel.com

  1. John the pony-tailed lanky black sheep
  2. Michael the marine, the warrior, body perfection personified
  3. Kilroy 2.0 the obese bespectacled lunatic hacker
  4. Father Thomas, a hero at his parish in Oklahoma
  5. Jack the pudgy bearded geneticist
  6. Dr Mike, the well quaffed criminal psychologist on the cusp of micro celebrity
  7. Johnathan, the United Nations humanitarian

Tuesday, 26 May 2009 7 things you can wear round your middle

  1. Corset
  2. Harness
  3. Belt
  4. Holster
  5. Cummerbund
  6. Sarong
  7. Fanny Pack/Bum Bag

Monday, 25 May 2009 7 movies that have more than two sequels

  1. Nightmare on Elm Street
  2. Police Academy
  3. Haloween
  4. Friday 13th
  5. Alien
  6. Terminator
  7. Die Hard

Sunday, 24 May 2009 7 defunct formula 1 teams

  1. Jordan
  2. Super Aguri
  3. Benetton
  4. Brabham
  5. Tyrrell
  6. Cooper
  7. Venturi

Saturday, 23 May 2009 7 current WWE champions

  1. WWE Championship - Randy Orton
  2. WWE United States Championship - Montel Vontavious Porter
  3. WWE Divas Championship - Maryse
  4. WWE Tag Team Championship - The Colóns
  5. World Heavyweight Championship - Edge
  6. WWE Intercontinental Championship - Rey Mysterio
  7. WWE Women's Championship - Melina

Friday, 22 May 2009 7 names for our 2 forthcoming guinea pigs

  1. Pinot & Noir
  2. Inga & Nada
  3. Annan & En till
  4. Babe & Honey
  5. Bok & Choi
  6. Moo & Mew
  7. Echo & Bounce

Thursday, 21 May 2009 7 largest airlines

by scheduled passengers carried.

  1. Southwest Airlines
  2. American Airlines
  3. Air France
  4. Delta Airlines
  5. United Airlines
  6. Lufthansa
  7. China Southern Airlines

Wednesday, 20 May 2009 7 encryption algorythms

  1. 3DES
  2. Blowfish
  3. IDEA
  4. RC5
  5. RSA
  6. SEAL
  7. GOST 28147-89

Tuesday, 19 May 2009 7 post Tom Baker Dr. Whos

  1. Matt Smith - 2010-?
  2. David Tennant - 2005-2010
  3. Christopher Eccleston - 2005
  4. Paul McGann - 1996
  5. Sylvester McCoy - 1987-1989, 1996
  6. Colin Baker - 1984-1986
  7. Peter Davison - 1981-1984

Monday, 18 May 2009 7 best songs in this years Eurovision

Not the actual to 7, but the 7 that should have been at the top

  1. Estonia - Rändajad
  2. Malta - What if we?
  3. France - Et s'il fallait le faire
  4. Iceland - Is it true?
  5. Moldova - Hora din Moldova
  6. Croatia - Lijepa Tena
  7. Armenia - Jan Jan (Nor Par)

Sunday, 17 May 2009 7 basic patchwork patterns

A submission from my Mum today, thanks Mum :)

  1. Monkey puzzle
  2. Ohio star
  3. Jacobs ladder
  4. Dresden plate
  5. Log cabin
  6. Card trick
  7. Tumbling blocks

Saturday, 16 May 2009 7 animals in our home

Friday, 15 May 2009 7 jazz record labels

  1. Blue Note
  2. Tampa
  3. Pestige Records
  4. Verve
  5. Riverside
  6. Dreyfus Records
  7. Delmark Records

Thursday, 14 May 2009 7 closest geocaches to home

  1. Kung Fu Chicken
  2. Virtual Insanity
  3. Bledlow Station "Old SideTracked"
  4. Four Greens and a Ford
  5. Monks Trail
  6. White Leaf Cross
  7. At Peace

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 7 artists that I might not have discovered without last.fm

  1. Supreme Beings of Leisure
  2. Flunk
  3. Anja Garbarek
  4. Bitter:Sweet
  5. Róisín Murphy
  6. Peace Orchestra
  7. Jakalope

Tuesday, 12 May 2009 7 most common uk surnames

  1. Smith
  2. Jones
  3. Taylor
  4. Williams
  5. Brown
  6. Davies
  7. Evans

Monday, 11 May 2009 7 uk migratory birds

  1. Swifts
  2. Arctic Terns
  3. Firecrests
  4. Fieldfares
  5. Yellow Wagtails
  6. Redstarts
  7. Ospreys

Sunday, 10 May 2009 7 classic arcade driving games

  1. Grand Prix Circus
  2. Outrun
  3. Spy Hunter
  4. Pole Position
  5. Crazy Taxi
  6. Chase HQ
  7. Sega Rally

Saturday, 9 May 2009 7 peanuts books

  1. You're a winner Charlie Brown
  2. Peanuts for everybody
  3. Nice shot, Snoopy
  4. Have it your way Charlie Brown
  5. Good ol' Snoopy
  6. That's life, Snoopy
  7. Fun with Peanuts

Friday, 8 May 2009 7 common british butterflies

  1. Peacock
  2. Cabbage White
  3. Red Admiral
  4. Common Blue
  5. Meadow Brown
  6. Tortoise Shell
  7. Marbled White

Thursday, 7 May 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. How to put fencing up
  2. A swarm of bees would invade the local fête
  3. The power of event brokers in Flex
  4. We would be able to grow peppers successfully
  5. I'd get a cold
  6. Moving the compost bin would be as easy as it was
  7. We'd have a regular rabbit visitor to the garden

Wednesday, 6 May 2009 7 swine flu headlines

  1. CDC's testing foulups turn swine flu into hell for my family
  2. Hog farmers brace for financial pain of swine flu
  3. New swine flu concern going forward: Drug resistance
  4. Did We Overreact To Swine Flu Threat?
  5. Swine Flu: A Primer
  6. Why I'm Not Afraid of the Swine Flu
  7. Ohio poll: Media's swine flu coverage overblown

Tuesday, 5 May 2009 7 celebrations in May

  1. May Day - May 1st : United Kingdom
  2. Cinco de Mayo - May 5th : Mexico
  3. Finland's Day - May 12th : Finland
  4. Eritrean Independence Day - May 24th : Eritrea
  5. Europe Day - May 9th : Europe
  6. Remembrance of the Dead - May 4th : Netherlands
  7. Towel Day - May 25th : Worldwide

Monday, 4 May 2009 7 catagories of belief systems

  1. Abrahamic (Christianity, Islam, Judaism)
  2. Dharmic (Buddhism, Hinduism)
  3. Mystery Traditions (Kabbalah, Sufism)
  4. Pagan (Wicca, Heathenism)
  5. Taoic (Shinto, Taoism)
  6. New Religious Movements (Scientology)
  7. Ancient (Zoroastrianism)

Sunday, 3 May 2009 7 codewords (apparently)

  1. ogles
  2. bedevils
  3. jettison
  4. ginseng
  5. boll
  6. lavae
  7. scallions

Saturday, 2 May 2009 7 things from the village fête

Friday, 1 May 2009 7 things that annoy us in the garden

  1. Ants
  2. Dandelions
  3. Ground Clover
  4. Self seeding Himalayan Honeysuckles
  5. Thistles
  6. Moss in the lawn
  7. Sherman the clumsy footed Wood Pigeon

Thursday, 30 April 2009 7 hallucinogenic organisms

  1. Hawaiian baby woodrose
  2. Peruvian Torch Cactus
  3. San Pedro Cactus
  4. Nutmeg
  5. Ergot Fungus
  6. Mandrake
  7. Bufo alvarius Toads

Wednesday, 29 April 2009 7 popular pies

  1. Steak and Kidney Pie
  2. Pork Pie
  3. Pumpkin Pie
  4. Chicken and Mushroom Pie
  5. Apple Pie
  6. Mince Pie
  7. Game Pie

Tuesday, 28 April 2009 7 social networking sites

  1. Facebook
  2. Bebo
  3. Flixter
  4. Tagged.com
  5. Orkut
  6. MySpace
  7. Classmates.com

Monday, 27 April 2009 7 celebrity runners in this year's London marathon

  1. Gordan Ramsay - BT: 03:45:00
  2. Katie Price - PT: 05:00:00
  3. Kate Lawler - BT: 04:54:00
  4. Peter Andre - PT: 05:00:00
  5. Ronan Keating - BT: 03:59:00
  6. Nell McAndrew - BT: 03:10:52
  7. Helen Skelton - PT: 03:00:00

Sunday, 26 April 2009 7 tools from the garden shed

Saturday, 25 April 2009 7 tracks in the 2009 formula 1 season

  1. Melbourne
  2. Shanghai
  3. Monte Carlo
  4. Monza
  5. Singapore
  6. Suzuka
  7. Yas Marina Circuit

Friday, 24 April 2009 7 Chancellor of the Exchequer

  1. Alistair Darling
  2. Gordon Brown
  3. Kenneth Clarke
  4. Norman Lamont
  5. John Major
  6. Nigel Lawson
  7. Sir Geoffrey Howe

Thursday, 23 April 2009 7 of Shakespeare's lesser read plays

  1. Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  2. The Two Noble Kinsmen
  3. Cymbeline
  4. Timon of Athens
  5. Titus Andronicus
  6. King John
  7. Cardenio

Wednesday, 22 April 2009 7 highlights of this year's local fête

  1. Miniature Steam Train
  2. Falconry Display
  3. Maypole Dancing
  4. Brass Band
  5. Morris Dancing
  6. Dog Show
  7. Garland Judging

Tuesday, 21 April 2009 7 statuses of conservation

  1. Extinct
  2. Extinct in the Wind
  3. Critically Endangedred
  4. Endangered
  5. Vulnerable
  6. Near Threatened
  7. Least Concern

Monday, 20 April 2009 7 meals Britons know how to make by heart

According to a UKTV Food Channel survey:

  1. Spaghetti bolognese - 65%
  2. Roast dinner - 54%
  3. Chilli con carne - 42%
  4. Lasagne - 41%
  5. Cottage or shepherd's pie - 38%
  6. Meat or fish stir fry - 38%
  7. Beef casserole - 34%

Sunday, 19 April 2009 7 novels by Barbara Cartland

  1. Jigsaw
  2. A Dog, A Horse and a Heart
  3. Dancing on a Rainbow
  4. The Hell Cat and the King
  5. Love and a Cheetah
  6. Love Strikes a Devil
  7. The Scots Never Forget

Saturday, 18 April 2009 7 photos on my phone II

Friday, 17 April 2009 7 song remakes where the new is as good as the old (or better)

17th is submission day, this month from Elephino. Thanks for the list :D

  1. Black Betty - Ram Jam and Spiderbait
  2. 99 Balloons - Nina and Goldfinger
  3. Behind Blue Eyes - The Who and Limp Bizkit
  4. Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams and Bowling For Soup
  5. Beat It - Michael Jackson and Fall Out Boy
  6. Mr Sandman - The Pointer Sisters and Gob
  7. One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer - John Lee Hooker and George Thorogood

Thursday, 16 April 2009 7 famous Michaels

  1. Michael Bolton
  2. Michael Palin
  3. Michael Cane
  4. Michael Schumacher
  5. Michael Gambon
  6. Michael Douglas
  7. Michael Phelps

Wednesday, 15 April 2009 7 shires of the 'seven shires way'

  1. Oxfordshire
  2. Buckinghamshire
  3. Northamptonshire
  4. Warwickshire
  5. Gloucestershire
  6. Wiltshire
  7. Berkshire

Tuesday, 14 April 2009 7 teams in the Isaac Lord Sunday combination league

  1. Red Lion (Longwick)
  2. Bird in the Hand United
  3. Dog & Pot (Stoke Poges)
  4. FC Disraeli
  5. Golden Irons
  6. Pheasant
  7. Marlow Donkey

Monday, 13 April 2009 7 marsupials

  1. Eastern Grey Kangaroo
  2. Koala
  3. Common Brushtail Possum
  4. Numbat
  5. Tasmanian Devil
  6. Bandicoot
  7. Yellow-Bellied Glider

Sunday, 12 April 2009 7 movie sequels that sucked

  1. The Matrix Reloaded
  2. The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  3. Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
  4. Speed 2: Cruise Control
  5. Batman and Robin
  6. Highlander 2: The Quickening
  7. Crank 2 (Based purely on the trailer)

Saturday, 11 April 2009 7 images of us fencing

Friday, 10 April 2009 7 books my dad picked up for me at a jumble sale

  1. Edible and Medicinal Plants of Britain and Northern Europe
  2. A Garden for All Seasons
  3. Wildlife on Your Doorstep
  4. Flowers of the World
  5. Trees: Leaves, Bark and Fruit
  6. The Reader's Digest Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants and Flowers
  7. Wild Flowers - Their Habitats in Britain and Northern Europe

Thursday, 9 April 2009 7 fastest steel roller coasters

  1. Kingda Ka - Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA : 128 mph (206 km/h)
  2. Top Thrill Dragster - Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA : 120 mph (190 km/h)
  3. Dodonpa - Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan : 107 mph (172 km/h)
  4. Tower of Terror - Dreamworld, Coomera, Queensland, Australia : 100 mph (160 km/h)
  5. Superman: The Escape - Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, Santa Clarita, California : 100 mph (160 km/h)
  6. Steel Dragon 2000 - Nagashima Spa Land, Nagashima, Mie, Japan : 95 mph (153 km/h)
  7. Millennium Force - Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA : 93 mph (150 km/h)

Wednesday, 8 April 2009 7 MacTartans

  1. MacColl
  2. MacEwen
  3. MacIver
  4. MacIan
  5. MacLaren
  6. MacRae
  7. MacQueen

Tuesday, 7 April 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. The area of skin that an animal cannot reach to scratch is called the Acnestis
  2. The scientific study of molluscs is known as malacology
  3. The correct spelling is Restaurateur
  4. Eclipse has a snippet feature
  5. We had two frogs breeding in our pond
  6. Were were going to get a hamster
  7. Our neighbour's house was going up for sale

Monday, 6 April 2009 7 most expensive music videos ever made

  1. Michael Jackson - Scream : $7,000,000
  2. Madonna - Die Another Day : $6,000,000
  3. Madonna - Bedtime Story : $5,000,000
  4. Puff Daddy - Victory : $2,700,000
  5. Mariah Carey - Heartbreaker : $2,500,000
  6. Busta Rhymes - What's It Gonna Be?! : $2,400,000
  7. Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back to Me Now : $2,300,000

Sunday, 5 April 2009 7 things around our pond

Saturday, 4 April 2009 7 items we've secured for next weekend's fencing marathon

  1. 24 6ft x 6ft Fence Panels
  2. 25 3in x 3in Fence Posts
  3. 25 3in x 3in Metal Spikes
  4. 200 Decking Screws
  5. 1 Lump Hammer
  6. 1 Spirit Level
  7. 1 Father with Fencing Experience

Friday, 3 April 2009 7 famous twins

  1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
  2. Matt and Luke Goss
  3. Giovanni and Marissa Ribisi
  4. Maurice and Robin Gibb
  5. Ross and Norris McWhirter
  6. Ronnie and Reggie Kray
  7. Charlie and Craig Reid (The Proclaimers)

Thursday, 2 April 2009 7 natural ant deterrents

  1. Black Pepper
  2. Vinegar
  3. Mint
  4. Cayenne Pepper
  5. Chalk
  6. Cinnamon
  7. Crushed Garlic

Wednesday, 1 April 2009 7 birds I've been surprised to see in our garden

  1. Mallards
  2. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
  3. Kestrel
  4. Goldfinch
  5. Yellow Hammer
  6. Long Tailed Tit
  7. Jay

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 7 websites I've run

  1. Dadicons (now defunct)
  2. Frag.nu (now defunct)
  3. Moo 'n' Mew (now defunct)
  4. The Trough Site (now defunct)
  5. Gaia (now defunct)
  6. Lists Of 7 Things
  7. Growing a bear

Monday, 30 March 2009 7 portable computer storage media through the ages

  1. Punch Card
  2. Cassette Tape
  3. Floppy Disk
  4. CD Rom
  5. Zip Drive
  6. USB Flash Drive
  7. Solid State Drive

Sunday, 29 March 2009 7 words ending in 'mark'

  1. Skidmark
  2. Pockmark
  3. Benchmark
  4. Bookmark
  5. Earmark
  6. Birthmark
  7. Watermark

Saturday, 28 March 2009 7 items in my fridge

Friday, 27 March 2009 7 of the changes to the Formula 1 car rules in 2009

  1. Reintroduction of slick tyres
  2. KERS - Kinetic Energy Recovery System (where fitted)
  3. Rev limiting to 18,000RPM
  4. Limit of 7 engine changes per season without a penalty
  5. Lower (75mm) and wider (1800mm) front wing
  6. No testing during the race season
  7. Driver adjustable flaps on the front wing (where fitted)
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Thursday, 26 March 2009 7 adjectives and their origins

  1. Fastidious - Middle English, from Latin fastidiosus, from fastidium disgust, probably from fastus arrogance (probably akin to Latin fastigium top) + taedium irksomeness - Circa 1400
  2. Lascivious - Middle English, from Late Latin lasciviosus, from Latin lascivia wantonness, from lascivus wanton - Circa 1400
  3. Pugnacious - Latin pugnac-, pugnax, from pugnare to fight - Circa 1642
  4. Nefarious - Latin nefarius, from nefas crime, from ne- not + fas right, divine law; perhaps akin to Greek themis law, tithenai to place - Circa 1609
  5. Rambunctious - Probably alteration of rumbustious - Circa 1830
  6. Lugubrious - Latin lugubris, from lugēre to mourn; akin to Greek lygros mournful - Circa 1585
  7. Bodacious - Probably a blend of bold and audacious - Circa 1832

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 7 types of comedy

  1. Irony
  2. Banter
  3. Satire
  4. Rapartee
  5. Slapstick
  6. Farce
  7. Parody

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 7 countries in the G7

  1. Canada
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Japan
  6. United Kingdom
  7. United States of America

Monday, 23 March 2009 7 things written by Joss Whedon

  1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  2. Angel
  3. Firefly
  4. Dollhouse
  5. Titan A.E.
  6. Alien Resurrection
  7. Toy Story

Sunday, 22 March 2009 7 plants we purchased from the garden centre today

  1. Osteospermum - Copper Blue
  2. Lobelia - Richardii
  3. Bush Fuchsia - Dawn Star
  4. Verbena - Blue
  5. Petunia - Tumbelina Margarita
  6. Lysimachia - Persian Chocolate
  7. Nemesia - Pink

Saturday, 21 March 2009 7 things we bought from Lakeland

Friday, 20 March 2009 7 most recent films I've seen

  1. The Happening
  2. Death Note
  3. The Bank Job
  4. Untraceable
  5. Lucky Number Slevin
  6. Smokin' Aces
  7. The Departed

Thursday, 19 March 2009 7 most active volcanoes

  1. Etna, Italy
  2. Stromboli, Italy
  3. Yasur, Vanuatu
  4. Ambrym, Vanuatu
  5. Tinakula, Solomon Islands
  6. Erta Ale, Ethiopia
  7. Manam, Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, 18 March 2009 7 words and phrases banned by English councils for being jargon

  1. Predictors of beaconicity
  2. Improvement levers
  3. Coterminosity
  4. Double devolution
  5. Contestability
  6. Potentialities
  7. Re-baselining

Tuesday, 17 March 2009 7 problems with the new Chatswood-Epping Rail Link (Sydney, Australia) before it even opened

Submission time again, this month from regular submitter Elephino. Cheers mate :D

  1. It was originally designed to have a bridge, not a really long tunnel
  2. It was originally designed to go from Chatswood to Parramatta
  3. Due to the move to a tunnel, a station had to be removed from the planning due to being too deep underground
  4. The tunnel flooded at least twice as they were digging too close to the Lane Cove River
  5. The tracks lifted after being installed (they had actually been warned this would happen)
  6. It was over 3 billion dollars over budget and over 3 years behind schedule
  7. After announcing, in late January, an opening date of February 22, the line opened on February 23

Monday, 16 March 2009 7 parts of the human hand

  1. Carpal bones
  2. Carpometacarpal joints
  3. Metacarpal bones
  4. Metacarpophalangeal joints
  5. Proximal phalanx
  6. Interphalangeal joint
  7. Distal phalanx

Sunday, 15 March 2009 7 flowers blooming in our garden

Saturday, 14 March 2009 7 haiku poets

  1. Shuson Kato
  2. Masakoka Shiki
  3. Soseki Natsume
  4. Ryunosuke Akutagawa
  5. Kobayashi Issa
  6. Kijo Murakami
  7. Matsuo Basho

Friday, 13 March 2009 7 salad vegetables I'd not heard of

  1. Jicama
  2. Epazote
  3. Fiddlehead
  4. Kai-lan
  5. Radicchio
  6. Lagos bologi
  7. Winter purslane

Thursday, 12 March 2009 7 durable goods and their percentage of ownership in Iraq

  1. Colour TV - 95.2%
  2. Electric cooker - 93.5%
  3. Fridge - 88.9%
  4. Generator - 53.6%
  5. Washing Machine - 43.0%
  6. Car - 25.3%
  7. Computer - 7.4%

Wednesday, 11 March 2009 7 things we'll miss about Clemens

For those of you who don't know already, Clemens the cat died peacefully in his basket on the 9th of March, aged approx 18 (no-one but him knew his real age). This list is dedicated to him.

  1. His unique cat language, unlike any other cat; with words such as Ma! Mmmbung, MmmCa and his attempt at Hello.
  2. His love of cheese, he would go mad for it.
  3. His huge thumper like back feet.
  4. His yip when your stroked the side of his neck, his back leg would go into an uncontrollable circular scratching motion
  5. Hi mad, scalectrix moments when he would run up and down the stairs at high velocity.
  6. Attacking the auto feeder and always managing to open it at least 30 minutes before it was set to open.
  7. His habit for sniffing heaters, getting so close to them that he would have to pull away at the last moment to prevent his nose from burning.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 7 web safe typefaces

  1. Arial
  2. Times New Roman
  3. Century Gothic
  4. Impact
  5. Verdana
  6. Courier New
  7. Georgia

Monday, 9 March 2009 7 facts about Barbie

  1. Barbie was launched by toy maker Mattell on 9th March 1959
  2. Barbie was named after Ruth and Elliot Handler's daughter
  3. Barbie's full name Barbie Millicent Roberts
  4. She is from Willows, Wisconsin and went to Willows high school
  5. She has 4 sisters, Skipper (1964), Stacie (1992), Kelly (1995) and Krissy (1995)
  6. Barbie's first pet was a horse named Dancer
  7. Her first boyfriend, Ken, deputed in 1961

Sunday, 8 March 2009 7 books given to me by my Dad

  1. The Oxford book of wild flowers
  2. Percy Thrower's practical guide to trees and shrubs
  3. Balcony, patio and window box gardening
  4. Garden fact finder
  5. Garden guides - Patio, pots and window boxes
  6. Garden guides - Garden design
  7. Catwatching

Saturday, 7 March 2009 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. The cat was going to lose his sight
  2. The car was going to pass its MOT
  3. Where we were going to situate our veg patch
  4. There is a garage on Princes Risborough high street
  5. Lovefilm is run by Amazon
  6. Askett nursery has a loyalty card
  7. The Audi A2 has a sealed bonnet

Friday, 6 March 2009 7 British traditions that are dying out

  1. Elevenses
  2. Letter writing to friend and family
  3. Parlour games
  4. Sunday best
  5. Hopscotch
  6. Conkers
  7. Donkey Rides

Thursday, 5 March 2009 7 books people are most likely to have lied about reading

  1. 1984 - George Orwell
  2. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
  3. Ulysses - James Joyce
  4. The Bible
  5. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
  6. A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking
  7. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

Wednesday, 4 March 2009 7 roles that Bekie holds

  1. Artist
  2. Chef
  3. Gardener
  4. Book keeper
  5. PA
  6. Cleaner
  7. Veterinary Nurse

Tuesday, 3 March 2009 7 types of privvy

A rather odd one from my Dad today. Thanks Dad :)

  1. Chamberlain piano (Bucket lavatory)
  2. Chamber of commerce
  3. Chuggie
  4. Closet
  5. Comfort station
  6. The back house
  7. The grot

Monday, 2 March 2009 7 types of morris dancing

  1. Cotswold Morris
  2. North-West Morris
  3. "Border" Morris
  4. Sword Dancing
  5. Carnival Morris
  6. "Bedlam" Morris
  7. Stave Dancing

Sunday, 1 March 2009 7 story archetypes

  1. The hero
  2. The maiden
  3. The wise old man
  4. The magician
  5. The earth mother
  6. The witch
  7. The trickster

Saturday, 28 February 2009 7 characters from SSX 3

Friday, 27 February 2009 7 Matt Damon movies I've seen

  1. Chasing Amy
  2. Dogma
  3. The Talented Mr Ripley
  4. Ocean's Eleven
  5. The Bourne Identity
  6. The Brothers Grimm
  7. The Departed

Thursday, 26 February 2009 7 early John Carmack games

  1. Catacomb - 1990
  2. Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion - 1991
  3. Wolfenstein 3D - 1992
  4. Doom - 1993
  5. Heretic - 1994
  6. Hexen: Beyond Heretic - 1995
  7. Quake - 1996

Wednesday, 25 February 2009 7 gods of fire

  1. Adranus
  2. Gibil
  3. Vulcan
  4. Kagu-tsuchi
  5. Xiuhtecuhtli
  6. Huracan
  7. Nusku

Tuesday, 24 February 2009 7 sweet pancake fillings

  1. Lemon and sugar
  2. Ice cream
  3. Raspberries and Blueberries
  4. Cherry pie filling
  5. Stewed apples
  6. Maple syrup
  7. Chocolate sauce

Monday, 23 February 2009 7 types of candles

  1. Taper
  2. Votive
  3. Pillar
  4. Luminaria
  5. Floating
  6. Tea-light
  7. Speciality

Sunday, 22 February 2009 7 arcade games I loved as a teenager

  1. Ghosts and Goblins
  2. Salamander
  3. Defender
  4. Tron
  5. Commando
  6. Guantlet
  7. Outrun

Saturday, 21 February 2009 7 cars in my GT4 garage


Bonus points if you can name them all

Friday, 20 February 2009 7 sweets I remember from my childhood

  1. Spangles
  2. Double Dips
  3. Sherbert Fountain
  4. Chewits
  5. Rhubarb and Custard
  6. Drumstick Lollies
  7. Poppets

Thursday, 19 February 2009 7 breeds of cow

  1. Belted Galloway
  2. Black Baldy
  3. Square Meater
  4. Milking Shorthorn
  5. Tux Cattle
  6. Pustertal Pied Cattle
  7. Tasmanian Grey

Wednesday, 18 February 2009 7 fermented milk products

  1. Kefir
  2. Chass
  3. Doogh
  4. Clabber
  5. Blaand
  6. Crème Fraîche
  7. Viili

Tuesday, 17 February 2009 7 soups

17th is submission day. This month's submission come from my Mum :) Thanks Mum!

  1. Brodo misto
  2. Consomme
  3. Soupa a la biere
  4. Garboure
  5. Crème du Barry
  6. Crème de la courgette au brie
  7. Won Ton

Monday, 16 February 2009 7 pieces of advice from neighbourhood watch

  1. Car - Do not leave valuables in the boot/glovebox
  2. Car - Never leave your keys in the ignition
  3. Car - Always close windows, utilise any steering locks and lock doors
  4. House - Ensure all doors and windows are locked
  5. House - Utilise a door chain/bar to identify strangers before opening the door to them
  6. Personal property - Take car keys and handbags to bed with you
  7. Personal property - Mark your property with your house number and postcode

Sunday, 15 February 2009 7 bus shelters

Saturday, 14 February 2009 7 Royal Mail surcharge reasons

  1. Item opened and resealed
  2. New addressee
  3. Counterfeit stamps
  4. PPI mail found in post box
  5. Business mail forwarded
  6. Used stamps/meter
  7. Non readable impression

Friday, 13 February 2009 7 ways Jason Voorhees gets defeated

  1. Machete to the shoulder - Friday the 13th Part 2
  2. Axe to the head - Friday the 13th Part III
  3. Hacked to death with his own machete - Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter
  4. Drowns and is chained underwater - Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
  5. A girl with paranormal powers users her dead father to imprison Jason at the bottom of a lake - Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
  6. Gets covered in toxic waste and reverts to a normal boy - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
  7. Neice kills him and is sent to hell - Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
note: Jason wasn't the main antagonist in 1 and 5