A bit of an alternative look at the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics. Yes a lot more happened at the Games other than the running and throwing!


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It was back in April 2011 when we could first apply for Games tickets believing we might actually get some. Back then the cheapest standard Olympic opening ceremony tickets were £20.12 each. How much were the most expensive?

 

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Which of the two mascots is pictured right?
 


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At the Olympic closing ceremony the Spice Girls stood a little precariously on top of what form of transport?

 

   
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What did Captain Luke Sinnott do at the Paralympic closing ceremony?

   
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The ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture and observation tower in the Olympic Park is how tall - 277 feet, 377 feet or 477 feet?

   
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Name the company who failed to employ enough security staff.

   
   


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What part did Monty, Willow and Holly do at the Olympics?
 

Nearly every advert seemed to have a Games theme. One showed the picture of someone who was going to compete in London - but didn't - as a youngster. Who (pictured right)?
   
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Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean) showed his musical prowess at the Olympic opening ceremony when playing just a single note on a keyboard while the London Symphony Orchestra were playing what tune?

     
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Well, if you rushed out and bought a stamp from the Post Office commemorating Andy Murray's gold medal in the tennis how much would it have cost you?