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Old 22nd May 2017, 04:58 PM
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Old 22nd May 2017, 04:59 PM
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Old 22nd May 2017, 05:01 PM
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Old 22nd May 2017, 05:07 PM
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None of the above voltarine, but as a former player I'm very happy you mentioned real tennis.

Loki got it right! Archery. The Scorton Silver Arrow, the winner gets an actual silver arrow, or they did. The original is in a museum.

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Old 22nd May 2017, 05:16 PM
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It had to be a really old sport, before most ordinary people had time or inclination for recreational activities, like archery or aristocratic like jousting. Archery seemed a good bet coz every male had to do it and it also could have been a different country like china.

Now to think of a question.
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Old 22nd May 2017, 05:19 PM
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Ok, from very recent news (that's a hint). Tell me somewhat about the smallest ever satellite.
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Old 22nd May 2017, 06:17 PM
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Ok, from very recent news (that's a hint). Tell me somewhat about the smallest ever satellite.
It's very small (palm sized) and was made by a schools student and NASA launched it into space.
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Old 22nd May 2017, 07:40 PM
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Yep. NASA had a comp and an 18 year old came up with this:



64 gm with 8 sensors and NASA is launching it next month.
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Continuing with the space theme what is the largest satellite in orbit around the earth?
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