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If you were to appear on Mastermind what would your specialist subject be? Lighthearted😉

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Sago Tue 16-Aug-22 19:03:14

If I was to appear on Mastermind my specialist subject would possibly be;

Avoidance tactics.
Culinary frugality.
Wines I have known, loved but not remembered.

What would yours be?

TillyTrotter Tue 16-Aug-22 19:19:53

Things I have bumped into in my car since 1978. (a workman’s tarmac roller; a parked moped; a traffic cone which got caught underneath and was dragged along)

Inedible food I have sweated over to produce, since 1968

Garments I have started to knit but never finished

grannydarkhair Tue 16-Aug-22 19:30:04

Books I have never finished.
Clothes I have bought because I will lose weight.
Films I have watched to the end because they’re bound to get better (should take a hint from the way I treat books).
People I’ve insulted without meaning to do so.

Calendargirl Tue 16-Aug-22 19:40:30

Crisis I have fretted about and lost sleep over which have never happened.

Embarrassing moments in my life when I have wished the ground would open and swallow me up.

Witty remarks I should have made, but thought about too late.

Kate1949 Tue 16-Aug-22 19:43:12

The art of whinging

The art of catastrophising

Opportunities I have missed through fear

Blossoming Tue 16-Aug-22 19:43:15

Putting one’s foot in it.

AGAA4 Tue 16-Aug-22 19:52:21

The ability to look busy doing nothing.
Browsing the internet.
Taking ages to look for something I have put in a safe place.

Oldbat1 Tue 16-Aug-22 20:38:33

My friend made it to the mastermind semi final a few years ago.

I would like to think of a topic I could answer just one question on!

Smileless2012 Tue 16-Aug-22 20:50:11

How about pseudonyms Oldbat. Q. How did you come up with your GN name?

What was your friends specialist subject?

Germanshepherdsmum Tue 16-Aug-22 21:00:46

The art of procrastination.

Excuses for not doing all manner of things.

The bits of neglected housework which the casual observer will not notice.

Housekeeping tips for sluts.

GrannyGravy13 Tue 16-Aug-22 21:02:29

How to embarrass your children

How to embarrass your grandchildren

Places for hiding gifts, that are not discovered until after the intended event

henetha Tue 16-Aug-22 22:21:58

How to be more decisive....I think.

Kate1949 Tue 16-Aug-22 22:31:06

henetha grin My sister always says 'I used to be indecisive but now I'm not so sure'.

pandapatch Tue 16-Aug-22 22:57:50

Things I am keeping because they might be useful one day

Georgesgran Tue 16-Aug-22 23:06:13

Men I have known.


Baggytrazzas Tue 16-Aug-22 23:10:21

hosing door mats

Mollygo Tue 16-Aug-22 23:10:50

Sports I have never shone at.
Things I would never eat
And, like Pandapatch,
Things I am keeping because they might be useful one day

DanniRae Wed 17-Aug-22 08:12:48

Experiences I have missed out on because of "what if....."
Things I have been very keen on and then completely changed my mind
Overthinking everything

Bellanonna Wed 17-Aug-22 08:37:12

Things my husband has kept which never became useful one day

GrannyGravy13 Wed 17-Aug-22 08:46:06


hosing door mats


Oldbat1 Wed 17-Aug-22 08:58:33


How about pseudonyms Oldbat. Q. How did you come up with your GN name?

What was your friends specialist subject?

Haha. Name was given as a term of endearment by work colleague (I think anyway).
Friends specialist subject was works by an author. Being shown again this week. English isn’t her first language either. Amazing.

LucyLocket55 Wed 17-Aug-22 09:12:51

Where have I put my glasses?
Where have I put my car keys.
Weird places I have put my glasses/car keys.

Luckygirl3 Wed 17-Aug-22 09:23:06

How to fight your way through the NHS and care systems.

Heaven knows I have had enough practice!

Fleurpepper Wed 17-Aug-22 09:32:03

Procrastination- but then I'd have to wait a bit.

GrandmasueUK Wed 17-Aug-22 09:33:24

Lists I have made (and added to, after the event, so I can cross more items off)