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February 2019: Prize Quiz

February 2019: Prize Quiz

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Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan (Hertfordshire Speakers)

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 22nd March 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the February Edition

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  1. What is the name of the keynote speaker at the 2019 D71 Spring Conference in Norwich? ______________________
  2. The club quality checklist is a useful measure of the______________________ of a club.
  3. Travelling Toastmaster (Jan 2019) Adrian Jefferson Chofor is pictured standing in front of which famous site in Paris. _______________________
  4. Which membership drive, and club growth incentive occurs between 1st Feb and March 31st? ____________________
  5. Deepak Menon, DTM, currently holds which Toastmaster Officer role? ____________________________
  6. Approximately how many clubs are there in D71? a)100 clubs b)200 clubs or c)300 clubs? _______________________
  7. Of the 10 Distinguished Club Program Goals (DCP), how many are Education and Training goals? __________________
  8. Which topic will be covered in the new Path to be made available in Pathways in February 2019? _______________________
  9. What is the name of the Region 10 Storyteller, Stand-up Comic and the first Toastmaster in Europe to be awarded a Pathways DTM? ___________________________
  10. After completing level 2 in Pathways, there is an option to complete The Pathways Mentoring program which consists of three sections: Prepare to Mentor, Mentoring and_______________________

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Orla Dowling (VMWARE, Division A Ireland). Very Many thanks to all those that took part

January’s Answers

  • Goals people aspire to achieve at the start of the New Year: Ans = Resolutions (11)
  • Surname of International CEO of Toastmasters International: Ans = Dan Rex (3)
  • City International CEO of Toastmasters visited in 2018: Dublin
  • The network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Ans=The Broads (9)
  • Cathedral City where the D71 Spring Conference will be held; Ans = Norwich (7)
  • According to International President, Lark Dooley, who owns each toastmasters club? Ans = Members (7)
  • City where International CEO gave a Town Hall lecture that was broadcast live. Ans=Columbo (7)
  • Judge who remains confidential in club contests Ans =Tiebreak (8)
  • Second name of D71 Toastmaster to have completed Presentation Mastery L5 Ans = Barad (6) [Errata]
  • City where 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking will take place? Paris (5)
  • Sporting metaphor used by 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking Ans= Boxing (6)
  • Final month of Toastmaster year Ans = June (4)
  • ………………of Truth outlines how to create a positive first impression of your club Ans = Moments (7)
  • The ………… Speaker Program recognizes those Toastmasters members who have achieved a level of proficiency that enables them to be paid, professional speakers. Ans = Accredited (10)
  • One of the Toastmasters Promises is to provide fellow members with helpful, ………………. evaluations Ans = Constructive (12)

Division Autumn ’18 Contest Photos

We invited the Division Directors to send in a picture or two from their contest if possible. This is what they sent

Division A Humorous Speech 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Left to right: Humorous Speech winner: Laura Mehigan (Cork Douglas TM); Division A Director Phillip O’Brien; 2nd place – Holly Blake (Carrigaline TM) and 3rd place – Paula Kelleher (Guardian TM) Division A Table Topics 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Left to right: Table Topics winner: Murt O Súilleabháin (Bishopstown TM); Division A Director Phillip O’Brien; 2nd place – John Keating (Republic of Work TM) and 3rd place – Eric Downey (Cork East TM)
The Humorous speech contest winner, Sean Dwan {“Roscrea Speakers” club}, with the Division “B” director, Larry Lyons. The table topics contest winner, Pat Sexton {“Speak Easy” (Mallow) club}, with the Division “B” director, Larry Lyons.

Division C Stephen Morrow (Lagan Valley) 1st place Humorous Speech

Division C Deirdre Davis (Phoenix Tara) 1st place Topics
Charles Shier (Contest Chair), Tom Murphy (Humorous Speech winner), Shaun Durkin (Division D Director). Charles Shier (Contest Chair), Kae Slattery (Table Topics winner), Shaun Durkin (Division D Director).
Hello from Division E contest

Humorous Speech winner Rob Partridge congratulated by Division F Director Pat Croke


Table Toipics winner Gerry McNutty congratulated by Division F Director Pat Croke


Division G Director Aleex Knibbs and Humorous Speech winner Peter Lawton


Division G Director Aleex Knibbs and Table Topics winner: Angéline Chenu


Division H Tom Farrell (North Bucks Speakers) 1st Place Humorous Speech. Left to right: Steve Campion (Division H Director), Ryan Parke, Tom Farrell, Kat Anderson, and Faye Ritchie (Area 14 Director and Contest Chair)

Division H Vinette Hoffman Jackson (Bedford Speakers) 1st place Table Topics. Left to right: Binal Sawjani (Area 44 Director and Contest chair), Samantha Fairclough, Vinette Hoffman Jackson, Clifford Hurst, and Steve Campion (Division H Director)

Division J Humorous Speech winner Dermot Carey (Uncensored Club) being presented with his trophy by P.J. Claffey, Area 57 Director, who was Contest Chair

Division J winner of the Table Topics Contest was Elaine Gallagher (Dublin Toastmasters Club) being presented with her trophy by Mairead Murphy, Area 7 Director, who was the Contest Chair
Division M Humorous Speech Contest winners 2018/19. Left to Right: Jill McGrath (Greystones) 2nd, Chris Werner (Dublin South) 1st, Will Doyle (Wicklow) 3rd. Division M Table Topica contest 2018/19 winners. Left to Right: Eoin Broin (Clondalkin) 2nd; Mary Burnham (Area 5 Director) Contest Chair; Carmel Wynne (Engineers) 1st; Patrick Byrne (UCD Smurfit) 3rd.

Division N Humorous Speech contestants. Kate Trafford of Warrington Toastmasters (2nd left) won

Division N Table Tropic contestants. On Right Division N Director John McFadzean and 2nd right winner Jonathan Carvell (Doncaster Speakers)

Division S Director Avril Stringer & Jim Boyd (Contest chair) – Humorous Speech contest winner – William Feek

Division S Director Avril Stringer & Pauline Dix (Contest chair) – Table Topics contest winner – John Wood

January 2019: Prize Crossword

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan (Hertfordshire Speakers)

Amended Version

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 15th February 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the February Edition

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Prize Crossword GridAcross

4    Sporting metaphor used by 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking (6)

7    One of the Toastmasters Promises is to provide fellow members with helpful, ………………. evaluations (12)

9    Second name of D71 Toastmaster to have completed Presentation Mastery L5 (6) error (5) BARAD

10    Surname of International CEO of Toastmasters International (3)

11    Goals people aspire to achieve at the start of the New Year (11)

12    The ………… Speaker Program recognizes those Toastmasters members who have achieved a level of proficiency that enables them to be paid, professional speakers (10)

14    According to International President, Lark Dooley, who owns each toastmasters club? (7)

Down

1    ………………of Truth outlines how to create a positive first impression of your club (7)

2    Judge who remains confidential in club contests (8)

3    City where 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking will take place? (5)

5    The network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk (3,6)

6    Final month of Toastmaster year (4)

8    Cathedral City where the D71 Spring Conference will be held (7)

13    City International CEO of Toastmasters visited in 2018 (6)

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Robert Beauchamp (Camulodunum Speakers)

December’s Answers

Christmas Word Scramble

Xmas Tree

dholrup Rudolph
sgcoeor Scrooge
scsrtiamh eert Christmas Tree
seglhi belsl Sleigh Bells
nsata clasu Santa Claus
storfy Frosty
mesoettli Mistletoe
eendrier Reindeer
cmieyhn Chimney
olne Noel
whaert Wreath
ksgnicto Stocking
scsrtiamh gindudp Christmas Pudding
stnpeesr Presents
emcin eisp Mince Pies

Dec ’18: Prize Cryptic Crossword

Guest edited by Alex Knibbs (Saffron Waldon Speakers)

 

 

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 4th January 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the January Edition

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Cryptic Clues Across

4 Named ruminant rumoured to have gone down in history (7)
7 Len lost messy cake (7)
8 Listen out for decoration (6)
12 Jovial demeanour at Xmas time (5)
14 Cockney rhyming eye is a tasty treat (5,3)
15 Can assault dishevel jolly fellow? (5,5)
16 Often pulled at Xmas time (7)
17 Nordic animal (8)
18 Chilly sounding fictional character (6,3,7)
21 Unusual German makes resting place for a special infant (6)
22 Being upon high seen from strange angle (5)
23 Gift holder hung at Xmas (8)
24 Considered beverage? (6,4)

Cryptic Clues Down

1 Dynamic and legendary – reveals illuminating item (6)
2 Santa’s helpers hiding in steel vessels (5)
3 Girl sung at Xmas? (5)
5 Gift from a wise man perhaps? (5)
6 Five set to create seasonal vibe (7)
9 Vanity, it can make for a Xmas scenario (8)
10 One of Rudolph’s mates (6)
11 Man brings sweet smell for essential oil (12)
12 Stole item strangely to entice kiss (8)
13 Sounds like you will, in short, find this log (4)
19 Popular bird from Ankara, maybe (6)
20 Santa’s vehicle damaged his leg (6)

Easy Clues Across

4 Pull’s Santa’s sleigh: the one with the red nose (7)
7 Densely textured German cake popular at Xmas (7)
8 Christmas tree decoration (6)
12 We wish you a _____ Xmas (5)
14 Small sweet-tasting Christmas pie (5,3)
15 Father Christmas (5,5)
16 You pull one, they go bang and reveal a small gift (7)
17 Rudolph was one (8)
18 Fun Christmas carol about a character with lumps of coal for eyes (6,3,7)
21 Away in a ______ (6)
22 A benevolent, supernatural celestial being (5)
23 Hang one of these up for Christmas gifts (8)
24 Warmed alcoholic drink popular at Xmas (6,4)

Easy Clues Down

1 Wax item that can be lit to provide decoration (6)
2 Santa’s little helpers (5)
3 Generic name for a popular song sung at Xmas (5)
5 One of the Magi’s 3 gifts (5)
6 Cheerfully and jovially celebratory (7)
9 ‘Birth’ – popularly ascribed to the celebrated on at Xmas (8)
10 Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, ______ and Blitzen (6)
11 Another of the Magi’s 3 gifts (12)
12 Parasitic plant hung up, under which folks hope for a kiss (8)
13 ____ log: traditional Xmas sponge cake (4)
19 Large bird with a fleshy wattle (6)
20 Santa’s main mode of transport (6)

Bonus Christmas Word Scramble

By Elizabeth Jordan DTM, Hertfordshire Speakers

1 Dholrup
2 sgcoeor
3 scsrtiamh eert
4 seglhi belsl
5 nsata clasu
6 storfy
7 mesoettli
8 eendrier
9 cmieyhn
10 olne
11 whaert
12 ksgnicto
13 scsrtiamh gindudp
14 stnpeesr
15 emcin eisp

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Phil Heath

November’s Answers

  • Full name of the 2018-2019 Toastmaster International President (9) (Lark Doley)
  • Frequency of publication of the ‘Toastmaster’ magazine (7) (Monthly)
  • The New International President encourages members to strive for this (4) (Gold)
  • The new TMI Headquarters is located on a street named after a Caribbean island (7) (Jamaica)
  • The first speech in all of the ten ‘Pathways’ Paths (10) Icebreaker
  • Need to complete this activity before and after each Pathways project (11) (Assessment)
  • As a Toastmaster, we promise to treat fellow members with respect and …… (8) (Courtesy)
  • This is a Toastmaster’s Core Value (10) Excellence
  • When evaluation a speech, Toastmasters use this method (8) (Sandwich)
  • Effective feedback should include both commendations and … (15) (recommendations)
  • The D71 conference to be held in Norwich next May is named after this WW2 Bomber (9) (Lancaster)
  • Full name of the Program Quality Director (7) (John Cox)
  • The first name of the 2018-2019 World Champion of Public Speaking (6) (Ramona)

September/October Prize Quiz

September/ October 2018: Prize Quiz

Guest edited by Alex Knibbs of Saffron Walden Speakers

 

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Instructions

  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the November Edition
September Crossword grid

September Crossword grid

ACROSS

2 club officer who holds the ‘purse strings’ (9)

4 club officer who typically maintains all club records and takes minutes at club meetings (9)

6 vocal quality or method of visual dissemination (10)

7 Toastmasters workshop for under 18s? (5,10,7)

9 a lovely little lavender is an example of this rhetorical device (12)

DOWN

1 Current Executive Director of Toastmasters international (6,3)

3 title of Ramona J Smith’s winning world championship speech (5.8)

5 one type of Toastmaster Club (9)

8 instrument used by an auctioneer – or a Toastmaster! (5)


Prize Quiz Results August/ September

Congratulations to winner Andy Nichols, Division E Director

Across Answers

1) xxxxx Toastmaster. Highest accolade. DISTINGUISHED

2) First speech delivered at Toastmasters ICEBREAKER

2) TMI community program for adults SPEECHCRAFT

4) Extemporaneous speaking TABLE TOPICS

5) TM promise to xxxx club meetings REGULARLY

Down Answers

6) One of Toastmasters values INTEGRITY

7) Specific projects in Pathways ELECTIVES

8) Number of Competent Communication speeches TEN

9) xxxx Mastery, one of 10 Pathways path. PRESENTATION

10) Provides word of the day at club meetings GRAMMARIAN

11) We learn best in moments of xxxxx ENJOYMENT

August 2018: Prize Crossword

August/September 2018: Prize Crossword

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan, DTM

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Instructions

  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the September/October Edition

Across

    • 1) xxxxx Toastmaster. Highest accolade.
    • 2) First speech delivered at Toastmasters
    • 2) TMI community program for adults
    • 4) Extemporaneous speaking
    • 5) TM promise to xxxx club meetings regularly

Down

    • 6) One of Toastmasters values
    • 7) Specific projects in Pathways
    • 8) Number of Competent Communication speeches
    • 9) xxxx Mastery, one of 10 Pathways path.
    • 10) Provides word of the day at club meetings
    • 11) We learn best in moments of xxxxx

July/ August Crossword Results

The Luck Winner is Clare Crowther ACS, ALB, AS, Pathways Guide from Hull Speakers

ACROSS

3. Minimum number of DCP goals a club has to achieve to be recognised as President’s Distinguished (4) NINE

5. Birthday month of Toastmasters International (7) – OCTOBER

7. First name of the D71 PR Manager (6) DANIEL

10. Surname of the Toastmasters’ International President for 2017-2018 (10) ARUNASALAM

13. City where the D71 Spring conference will be held in 2019 (7) NORWICH

15. Full name (first and surname) of a presenter of the Toastmasters Podcast (4,8) RYAN LEVESQUE

16. Number of Paths available in the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (3) TEN

17. City where the D71 Spring conference (May 11th -13th ) was held (4) CORK

DOWN

1. Number of levels in each Path of the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (4) FIVE

2. Nickname of the outgoing D71 District Director (3) RED

4. Host city of 2018 Toastmasters International convention (7) CHICAGO

6. Name of monthly magazine circulated by TMI at all its members ( 11) TOASTMASTER

8. Name of the gateway to Pathways Paths and Projects (4,4) BASE CAMP

9. Name of Toastmasters new education learning experience (8) PATHWAYS

11. The State where Toastmasters relocated its Headquarters in March 2018 (8) COLORADO

12. Middle name of the founder of Toastmasters International (8) CHESTNUT

14. Surname of current D71 District Director (7) OREILLY

July 2018: Prize Crossword

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan, DTM

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Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to Daniel Sandars by Friday 24th August 2018
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the August/September Edition

Crossword Grid July

Across

  • 3 Minimum number of DCP goals a club has to achieve to be recognised as President’s Distinguished (4)
  • 5 Birthday month of Toastmasters International (7)
  • 7 First name of the D71 PR Manager (6)
  • 10 Surname of the Toastmasters’ International President for 2017-2018 (10)
  • 13 City where the D71 Spring conference will be held in 2019 (7)
  • 15 Full name (first and surname) of a presenter of the Toastmasters Podcast (4,8) R
  • 16 Number of Paths available in the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (3)
  • 17 City where the D71 Spring conference (May 11th -13th 2018) was held (4)

Down

  • 1 Number of levels in each Path of the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (4)
  • 2 Nickname of the outgoing D71 District Director (3)
  • 4 Host city of 2018 Toastmasters International convention (7)
  • 6 Name of monthly magazine circulated by TMI at all its members ( 11)
  • 8 Name of the gateway to Pathways Paths and Projects (4,4)
  • 9 Name of Toastmasters new education learning experience (8)
  • 11 The State where Toastmasters relocated its Headquarters in March 2018 (8)
  • 12 Middle name of the founder of Toastmasters International (7)
  • 14 Surname of current D71 District Director (7)