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Friday, September 25, 2009

Friday Funnies - What does an Alternator do?

Friday Funnies - What does an Alternator do?

With the Piggiess vs Princesses clips we've been showing lately, the objective has been to find out who are the smarter bunch - the backs or the forwards.

One thing becomes apparent when watching this clip from the UK's show the Rugby Club though, and that is that it doesn't seem to be a backs/forwards thing.

When it comes to general knowledge, or more specifically in this case, knowledge of car parts, it's both the backs and the forwards of the Guinness Premiership who struggle to come up with solid answers.

While some players simply have no idea and admit it, others have a go at answering and in general fail miserably. Bob Casey is almost convincing with his matter of fact answer, while Harry Ellis comes up with an absolute shocker. Geordan Murphy's answer isn't far off that.

At the end we find some wise old heads coming up with it, but the question is, do you actually know what an alternator does? You will be the end of this clip.


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Posted at 12:13 pm | 16 comments

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Dave September 25, 2009 12:26 pm

Yes.. it is I. #1. Sorry kids.

Funny clip. I had no idea myself, but glad to see I'm not the only one. :)

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Anonymous September 25, 2009 1:05 pm

lol Harry Ellis must have a flying car or a good sense of humour. ;)

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Anonymous September 25, 2009 3:57 pm

Harry Ellis - thick as shit.

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The Schpoople Master September 25, 2009 4:24 pm

It, um alternates things? Good use of deductive reasoning there about half you, nice to see Nicky knows we Welsh are known for having huge intellects.

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Anonymous September 25, 2009 6:21 pm

I honestly had no idea! Not the easiest of questions, but it's safe to say, any football player would come up with worse answers.

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Anonymous September 25, 2009 7:05 pm

Honestly that made me giggle!!! Harry Ellis the altitude!!! nice 1RD made me laugh.....

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martin-offload September 25, 2009 7:55 pm

lol public school kids have someone else to fix there cars for them!

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Anonymous September 25, 2009 9:15 pm

So...What does an alternator do? Besides alternating

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vinniechan September 26, 2009 3:16 am

This is an interesting trivia quizz.
I remember someone was moaning that rugby players in the amateurs days were absolute quizz masters, and now professional players just play video games if not playing rugby

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Anonymous September 26, 2009 5:51 am

hahaha this is friggin hilarious!

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Lalla September 26, 2009 8:35 am

ALTERNATES THINGS
that's what I call a sharp deduction

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Anonymous September 26, 2009 10:29 am

lol geordan murphy took the safe option

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Anonymous September 26, 2009 10:44 am

Its been so long since Mike Tindall was behind the wheel couldn't remember!

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Anonymous September 26, 2009 12:39 pm

welshman got it right! shows our state education is working better than the public school system! and yes i am trying to provoke a class war! gogrugbynut

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Peej September 28, 2009 4:15 pm

Harry Ellis. I'm surprised he has the brain power to open his mouth.

On the Lions tour he asked someone (according to Tommy Bowe): 'Who's Nelson Mandella? Did he discover South Africa?'

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Laura McBeer June 04, 2010 4:07 pm

Geordan Murphy takes the cake!

"Alternates things", plain and simple!

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