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Old 09-28-2014, 12:03 PM   #41
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OK, for 23 points, what and where is this statue?
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:39 PM   #42
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Queen Maeve in Burlington Road - full frontal nudity in the middle of Dublin. At a giant size. The massive statue of legendary Connacht Queen Maeve in front of Connaught House (an office complex near the Grand Canal, using the old version of spelling) may well be the most sexually explicit monument in Dublin. Or, come to that, all Ireland. From XXL-long legs to rounded buttocks, from bare breasts to a (thankfully thick) thatch of pubic hair.
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You win. Pretty tough way to earn 23 points.
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Old 09-28-2014, 09:08 PM   #44
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Ohio statue:

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A song about the statue:

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Old 09-28-2014, 09:11 PM   #46
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More about my namesake (NSFW).

Queen Maeve of Connaught, a photo from Dublin, South | TrekEarth
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23 points for Meadbh:

And some additional historical information: (23 points for redduck).

The modern pronunciation of this name is 'Mave' to rhyme with 'save', but in ancient Irish it may have been pronounced 'made-b'.
Queen Maedhbh is a mythological figure from the old tales of Ireland. She was Queen of Connaught, the westernmost of the five provinces of Ireland3. She was a warrior queen, and led her people into battle. The most famous story about Maedhbh is how she was annoyed to find that her husband owned a better bull than she did, so she decided to lead a raid to steal the best bull in Ireland, and in doing so started a war between Ulster and the other four provinces. The hero Cú chulainn was given the task of single-handedly defending Ulster against the rest of Ireland because the other men of Ulster had been cursed.
This huge statue depicts Maedhbh as a giant woman with a spear in one hand, the head of a bull in the other and a crow on her shoulder. The statue is naked to represent her enormous sexual appetite.
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Who and where is this statue for 200 points.
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Dublin, St Patricks Cathedral; Sir Benjamin
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Dublin, St Patricks Cathedral; Sir Benjamin
Correct you get 200 points. Full name on statue is Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness.
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Correct you get 200 points. Full name on statue is Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness.
So now what do I do with the points??
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So now what do I do with the points??
Meadbh, started the points maybe Meadbh could tell us.
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This is a "not so famous" one. But I saw it every school day as a child.

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I'll award 250 points for identifying this one. (hint: it's in New England)
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Knight the horse @ Welton Fountain.
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At what famous site is this statue? (Hint: it is in western Ireland)
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Knight the horse @ Welton Fountain.
Correct, but what town is it in?
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Correct, but what town is it in?
Waterbury, Connecticut.
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Meadbh, started the points maybe Meadbh could tell us.
Hmm. How about I buy you coffee for 1000 points?
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