Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Quick Quiz Question

What do David Cameron, Ming Campbell and I have in common?

[prepares himself for an onslaught]

UPDATE:Some hilarious suggestions so far - some even true, but not the one I'm looking for.

UPDATE Thur 9am: Daily Referendum got closest. The answer is that David Cameron, Ming Campbell and I all go to the same dental practice. You really did come up with some hilarious answers though. And some highly insulting ones too!

124 comments:

Anonymous said...

Are you all gay?

Suz said...

They have a cat in hells chance of ever becoming the Prime Minister

graybo said...

The second letter of your surname is "a".
What's my prize?

Madasafish said...

You all have "A" as the second letter in your surname.

Easy.
Next question?

Matthew Revell said...

You've all got Scottish names, at least in part.

Anonymous said...

One testicle

Christopher Glamorgan said...

(1) You are all Prospective Parliamentary Candidates at the next general election.

(2) You are all members of the same Clan.

alex said...

referendum?

Anonymous said...

You're all classed as Scots by the English Democrats?

Charlotte Corday said...

You've all got surnames that can be used as first names, ie Cameron Diaz, Campbell Brown and Dale Winton,

Anonymous said...

Unbelievable vanity

Anonymous said...

You're all losers?

You lost at the last election

Ming has lost the confidence of a large number of his party

Cameron will lose the next election because he is a fool.

Iain Dale said...

Some, er interesting suggestions so far. No one is anywhere near though.

Apart from the last comment, natch.

Daily Referendum said...

You are all 6'2"

bing crosby's stunt double said...

Your initials are also acronyms.

Or are you all types of soup?

cchq said...

You all think Normo Tebbs is a right &£%#

chris (m) said...

Could it be that none of you passed the 11+ ?

Anonymous said...

You all hate Thatcher?

Bayleaf said...

The press caught one looking at a toilet, and think the other's career is going down one?

verity said...

You were all born in the same month?

richard said...

You're all Liberal Democrats?

Unity said...

Alzheimers?

Bluetongue?

Foot and Mouth?

Foot in Mouth???

Oh, and anonymous? About this one testicle thing?

Is that each or between the three?

Are you suggesting that there's something rather Greek and mythological going on here that we don't know about?

Paul Linford said...

You're all in the list of the Top 500 political bloggers in the UK?

Mog said...

You are all gonna be at the Tory Conference!

So am I BTW!

Looking forward to making your acquaintance Mr Dale.

Old Fart said...

Mrs Dale's Diary?

antifrank said...

I don't know, but Winnie the Pooh and William the Conqueror have the same middle name. Do I get a consolation prize?

Devil's Kitchen said...

Iain Campbell Dale --> Ming Campbell --> Er...

You all have big foreheads?

You've all written articles in the Telegraph?

You all think that Labour will win the next election?

DK

Anonymous said...

Receding Hair Lines

jailhouselawyer said...

You all three failed to become MPs at your first attempt?

I Watch Vox Politix said...

Is it something to do with Norfolk North?

The Libdems won it
You lost it
And David Cameron declined the opportunity to stand as PPC.

Madasafish said...

Second attempt:
One is old enough to draw his old age pension and the other two should?

Letters From A Tory said...

Crikey Iain, I didn't realise you're about to lose your job as well.

Anonymous said...

Birth sign?

Anonymous said...

Syphilis.

Big Chip Dale said...

I'll raise that 'one testicle' remark.

Two testicles?

Chuck Unsworth said...

Nothing, absolutely nothing at all....


Be profoundly grateful for that.

dizzy said...

Campbell

Anonymous said...

Nothing.

I'm a regular reader of this blog. And an optimist.

beaubodor said...

They both believe they have age on their side.

Anonymous said...

All out of touch ivory tower dwellers?

Anonymous said...

All doomed to die in well-deserved obscurity.

Carl Eve said...

A desire for world domination and the complete subjugation of the weak and pathetic masses...

Ah, Ming Campbell - sorry, I misread that as Ming the Merciless...

In that case my answer is only two thirds correct.

ian said...

Guilty memories of the same awful debauched night.

Anonymous said...

Are the three of you going to find a gun and go tebbit hunting, you may have to gets cycles as Tebbit knows how to get on his bike

Anonymous said...

you owned a book shop ,maybe your going to sell mingies a book by our Dave on how to stay in parliment and get to be PM by giving up greens.

livingnext2romanians said...

None of you would use a toilet cubical after Gordon Brown?

Anonymous said...

You are all closet socialists ?

AnyoneButBrown said...

You are all bloggers (although Ming gets one of his "young turks" to do the interweb thingy)

Anonymous said...

You are all liberals..

Ming in the Liberal Democrats

Cameron is a 'liberal' conservative.

Iain is a 'liberal' in the yankee sense of being someone who doesn't blow a fuse when someone mentions 'gay marriage' or 'embryo research' and would consider living in San Francisco, if it wasn't for the threat of those pesky earthquakes..

dr spyn said...

All are left handed.

Anonymous said...

You have the same middle names ?

Anonymous said...

None of you are quite well known enough to appear on "I'm a celebrity, get me out of here !"

Anonymous said...

You are all 'sons of the manse' ?

Anonymous said...

You were all raised by stay-at-home mothers ?

Anonymous said...

You all had scholarships to schools you couldn't otherwise have afforded [apart from David Cameron..]

Anonymous said...

You've all got the middle name Harry ?

Anonymous said...

You were all Head Boy/Prefect at school ??

Anonymous said...

You have all enjoyed fagging in the past ?

Anonymous said...

3rd nipple

Anonymous said...

I think what you all have in common is..

Nadine Dorries..

Anonymous said...

You've all 'had' Mariella Frostrup..

Anonymous said...

Mariella Frostrup has 'had' all of you, in a manner of speaking..

Anonymous said...

You've all got Blue Peter badges ?

tjm said...

Receding hairlines?

Anonymous said...

You've all got Audis ?

Anonymous said...

You've all got terriers as pets ?

beachfreak said...

You all failed to win a seat first time round. But despite that, you're all destined for eventual glory. Apart from Cameron.

Oh, and you're all rather nice. But Ming is probably the only one who is happy with this situation.

Anonymous said...

You're all opposed to ID cards?

Anonymous said...

You're all closet liberals.

jailhouselawyer said...

I don't know what happened to my winning answer which I posted, but all three of you failed to win your first seats as MPS.

Dizzy: I thought of that but I could only find 2 out of the 3 with a Campbell connection.

Anonymous said...

Same dealer?

Peter North said...

OMG, /natch?!!! You are so GAY!

I think the answer is:

You're all a bit thick...in the trouser department.

Now, do I get a go on it?

chatterbox said...

You all have ancestral roots in the same part of Scotland?

HF said...

Both are under attack from our "independent" media.

verity said...

I know! I know! I think I know! You've all got Jack Russells! ??

Anonymous said...

Ah, Verity is ahead of me ! I think I said Terriers - not the same thing at all !

Go on, give her the t-shirt NOW !!!!

Anonymous said...

righty-ho - I'm bored now - tell all or I'm off to Guido for the evening..

Anonymous said...

This 'quick quiz' was posted about eighteen hours ago.

If we were going to win something we might hang on; so either give a few clues or we're going to bugger off down the pub...

Daily Referendum said...

You all go to the same optician.

Your all members of the same golf club or you all have the same handicap.

You all started off in PR

Daily Referendum said...

Wear the same ties.

Go to the same Tailor.

Barber.

Daily Referendum said...

They got married abroad and you are going to have a civil wedding abroad. Do I need to buy a hat?

Daily Referendum said...

Born in India?

Wrinkled Weasel said...

You are all boxers and not briefs.

Pathetic, I know.

Is it a receding hair question?

Daily Referendum said...

All refuse to be a member of a certain club because they don't allow women in.

Daily Referendum said...

All joining the Labour party?

(below the belt I know)

Daily Referendum said...

None of you read my blog?

Anonymous said...

You all have a partner with a tatoo.

You all did the Atkins diet (but it only worked in Ming's case)

You all grew up on a farm.

verity said...

You all happen to have the same nickname: Bing Crosby's Stunt Double?

fnusnuank said...

Neither of them can take advantage of the failures of Labour.

The first question for the Conservatives is when will they get rid of Cameron.

The second is who will take his place and actually represent the conservatives amongst us.

As for Brown attracting those that voted for Thatcher, how risible.

Fred said...

losing your hair- though for different reasons- tupping, ageing, and cursing (your own party)

Cromer Cruiser said...

You all think "British" Gordon is a humourless awkward British student politico who has screwed the British economy and is going to get found out by the British electorate (did I say Brtish yet?) before the next election.

I'm just a girl who can't say no said...

You all wear speedoes!

doctor nick said...

You're all on Mogadon

Geoff said...

Verity, "all got Jack Russells"?

How many of us are lucky enough to have cloned ex-England wicketkeepers captive in the basement?

I'm jealous.

back end of a bus said...

You all fancy Oona King

miss whiplash said...

You've all been spanked by Lady Elspeth

Anonymous said...

you have all had unexplained bladder infections?

verity said...

You're all Jewish?

beachfreak said...

You're all very good swimmers.

beachfreak said...

No, scrap that. You're all members of the Magic Circle.

beachfreak said...

Wait, hold you hard. You don't have kids.

Does Cameron have kids?

Someone get me a researcher. NOW!

beachfreak said...

God this is getting dull.

beachfreak said...

You suffer from sleep apnoea?

Unlike me.

Night night.

Damon Lord said...

You are all green reptilian aliens and helped kill Princess Diana, or so David Icke said.

Anonymous said...

You all want Boris to be the Tory candidate for London Mayor

Grand Master said...

You're all freemasons?

Se Coe said...

You are all ex-Olympic 100metre champions?

Claire Rayner said...

You all have "innies"?

Jilly Cooper said...

You all have had affairs with Anne Widdecombe?

verity said...

You're all love rats?

Newmania said...

Was it you three that vandalised the Blue Peter garden ?

skip said...

all sold their gas guzzler cars to go green?

Anonymous said...

You'd all hug JHL

Chris Paul said...

1. All Scots
2. All vasectomised
3. All own dogs
4. Not cats
5. Mothers called Dorothy
6. Fathers called Donald
7. That's quite enough now

M. Hristov said...

Menzies Campbell was the loser in three seats. David Cameron was the loser in one seat and Iain Dale was the loser in one seat. You have all been defeated on the Election Battleground.

Alternatively, you all have Scottish ancestry.

Probably you have all been signed up for a re-run of a very old comedy sketch.

David Cameron (standing on a table) - I went to Eton. I am a descendant of William IV and Mrs Jordan. My father in law is a baronet. I am upper class. I look down on him. Looks at Sir Menzies Campbell.

Sir Menzies Campbell (standing on a soapbox) - I went to Glasgow University. I am a Queens Counsel (senior barrister). I married a Major-General's daughter. I am middle class. I look down on him. Looks at Iain Dale.

Iain Dale (slouched on Doughty Street sofa) - I am a blogger. I support "The Hammers". I love Margaret Thatcher. I am an "Essex Boy". I am working class. I look up to them (well, the upper class one at least).

Vienna Woods said...

You all drive Audis'?

jailhouselawyer said...

If that was a quick quiz question, I would hate to see one of your long, slow ones...

Be sure that you all three update your wikipedia entries to reflect this startling relevation...

Chris Paul said...

Did you know Iain that a Menzies Campbell - the only one with much going for him on eBay - was a Professor of Dentistry in Bonny Scotland? Edinburgh I believe. So it's not right about the vasectomy? The link to the eBay item has now gone, alas, but another copy is available here. Open wide.

chris (m) said...

Could it be that none of your country estates has mains drainage?

Anonymous said...

Is this a subtle reminder of Gorgon's 'private' dental work ??

Perhaps you should switch to his dentist !

BJ said...

Pull the other one Iain. You really expect us to believe that Ming Campbell has his own teeth?

Wrinkled Weasel said...

Over a hundred posts. It proves your readers love quizzes - or just finding new ways to insult you!

Letters From A Tory said...

That's weird, I would have thought that Ming's teeth would have all fallen out by his age?

verity said...

David Cameron, Ming Campbell and I all go to the same dental practice.

I could just kick myself for not having thought of that.