Monday, September 14, 2009

The Monday Quiz LXXXIX


Machines!

1. One of the machines that kicked off the modern world...



2.


3. Not a machine you'd want to be without.



4.



5. It's amazing so much hardware fits into a common ___________.




Submit your answers in the comments.

19 comments:

Rebel said...

1. combustion engine?
2. are you lookng for something more specific than "sewing machine"?
3. Not sure what you call it but that's the innards of your basic (western) flush toilet. One of the parts is called a ball-cock, and that's all I gots.
4. looks like a spark plug to me.
5. a watch? non-digital that is.

Cartophiliac said...

1. internal combustion engine
2. sewing machine
3. flush toilet
4. spark plug
5. wrist watch

The Calico Cat said...

1. engine
2. sewing machine
3. Toilet
4. spark plug
5. watch

La Gringissima said...

1. steam engine. that looks like a big ol paddlewheel.
2. sewing machine
3. turlet
4. spark plug
5. watch

d said...

steam engine / paddlewheel / mill
sewing machine
toilet
spark plug
watch

Nichim said...

1. It is the steam engine!
2. It is the sewing machine!
3. It is the flushing toilet!
4. It is the spark plug!
5. It is the wristwatch!

mrs.5000 said...

1 steam engine
2 sewing machine
3 flush toilet
4 that plug on the cord what connects up my computer thingies?
5 GPS unit! No, just kidding. They're certainly clock parts, so I'll assume it's a wristwatch.

fingerstothebone said...

1. combustion engine
2. sewing machine
3. toilet
4. I'm not sure this qualifies as a machine? Looks like some kind of a connector or terminator
5. watch

Dug said...

1. Flywheel? - Wool spinner? Circulating pump for heat?
2. Sewing Machine
3. Toilet
4. Spark Plug
5. Watch
I could be wrong about any of this and I'd be OK with that.

DrSchnell said...

1. perhaps an apparatus to drive a steam locomotive?
2. That would be a Nintendo Wii - No.... how about a sewing machine
3. The thingy inside your flush toilet
4. spark plug
5. wristwatch

Ben said...

1. Steam engine
2. Sewing machine
3. Toilet tank
4. Spark plug
5. Mechanical watch

Morgan said...

1. Cotton Gin
2. Sewing Machine
3. Telegram machine
4. Spark Plug
5. Watch

Jane said...

1) printing press?
2) sewing machine
3) Hmmm
4) spark plug
5) watch

The Calico Cat said...

quiz master - you are officially killing me. Robot posts so that you can avoid grading our quizzes & yet appear to be present.

Rebel said...

Yeah, if you're going to delay the results show due to something silly like... being out of the state or some such nonsense, then I'm going to change my answer for number 1 to "steam engine" due to my first answer being.... uh...wrong.

mrs.5000 said...

Huh! Now that you point it out, I haven't seen him for a few days...;)

DrSchnell said...

Yeah, well be careful - I was having dinner a few nights back at a friend's house across the continent from the City of Roses(someone who knows him from a previous life)and damned if that crazy SOB M5K didn't walk right into the house, much to my surprise. So, be sure to lock your doors!

Michael5000 said...

Hey! I'm back!

1. This is your basic Steam Engine. I'm going to have to toss out internal combustion engine, since it's, well, not. The combustion takes place offstage, in a boiler. I'm going to take "flywheel," though. And I think I'm going to call "engine" insufficiently specific. Arguably, I'm a big meanie.

2. That's a sewing machine, yo.

3. That's the gizmo in your toilet tank. It's called a "ballcock." Stop sniggering, Pearson.

4. Spark plug!

5. Watch!

Michael5000 said...

And the belated E.P.s go out to La Gringissima, d, nichim, Dug, DrSchnell, and Ben!