Episode 38 Eggheads


Episode 38

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads, the show where a team of five quiz Challengers

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pit their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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Challenging our quiz goliaths today are Don't Dare Lacrosse Us.

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Now, this team are all members of the University of Oxford Lacrosse Club.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Jen, and I'm an engineering student.

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Hi, I'm Cal, and I'm a classics student.

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Hi, I'm Cat, and I'm a human sciences student.

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Hi, I'm Shamus, and I'm a biology student.

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Hi, I'm Zoe and I'm a medical student.

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So, Jen and team, welcome.

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-Thank you.

-Thank you for joining us here.

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-You've broken off from your studies to come up here?

-Yes.

-OK.

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And tell us about the lacrosse, Jen,

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which has obviously brought you together.

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Yep, so we're both parts of the men's and women's squads

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at Oxford and we have weekly matches against other universities

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and train four to five times a week.

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And there's a little bit of a nice parallel here

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because, Judith, you are or have been a lacrosse player.

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Yes, when I was at school.

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I played on the wing.

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On the wing? Nice.

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I used to be able to run in those days, which I can't do any more.

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What's it called when you do that thing?

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This thing? It's cradling.

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Can you run with it without doing that or does it fall out?

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You can, but it sometimes makes it easier for the other team

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-to tackle the ball.

-Oh, I see. So they can give you a thwack?

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Oh, yeah.

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But if you run with your stick down, the ball falls out of the stick.

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You have to sort of hold it up and move it to keep the ball inside the net, haven't you?

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-Listen, I wish you all the best.

-Thank you.

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Good luck. Stay sharp, stay focused.

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Every day there is £1,000 worth of cash up for grabs for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize-money rolls over to the next show.

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So, Don't Dare Lacrosse Us,

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the Eggheads are getting into their stride.

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They've won the last four. So there's £5,000 to win today.

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I really hope you do it. Good luck.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Music.

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We have Judith and Beth, Kevin, Pat and Steve you can choose from.

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-Right.

-Who did we say we're going to go?

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Cat, are you good at music?

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I was saying I'm happy to have a stab at that.

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-I think you should go for it.

-You'll be fine.

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OK, and who are we going to take on?

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Cat against which one?

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Who looks as if they're not very musical?

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-Who do we think, guys?

-Who's your instinct, Cat?

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-I think one of the women.

-OK. Beth?

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-Yeah, go for it.

-OK, yeah.

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Very decisive. I can see you've got a strategy.

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It's Cat from Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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versus Beth from the Eggheads on Music.

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And to ensure there's no conferring

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would you please go to our famous Question Room?

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So, Cat, what are you studying when you're not doing lacrosse?

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-I study human sciences.

-OK, and what would that be, roughly?

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So it's quite a broad degree.

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It's half humanities, half sciences subjects.

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We basically study all the ologies -

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psychology, ecology, sociology, physiology, all of them.

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OK, well, good luck. We're on Music here.

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-Or musicology, maybe I should call it.

-Yes.

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And, Cat, would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first.

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Here we go. Good luck.

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What is the real name of the musician and singer known as Suggs?

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OK, so I've never heard of Suggs,

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so that doesn't help very much.

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I've heard of Reginald Dwight, maybe.

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But, honestly, I'm going to have to have a complete stab at it.

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And I think I'm going to go with...

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Reginald Dwight, just purely because that name rings a bit of a bell.

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OK, let's see. Reginald Dwight,

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-does anyone on your side know who it is?

-No, no idea.

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Eggs?

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-It's Elton John.

-Elton John is Reginald Dwight.

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Boy George is George O'Dowd.

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-So he's Graham MacPherson.

-Right.

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-And he was the singer with Madness.

-Oh, OK.

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He still is, actually.

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Still going very strong.

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Beth, your question.

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What line follows, "When you walk through a storm,"

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in the song You'll Never Walk Alone from Carousel?

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# When you walk through the storm

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# Hold your head up high. #

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-There.

-That's nice.

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Well, that's the answer, isn't it? Yes, well done. Brilliant.

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Hold your head up high.

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Rarely do we get answers delivered as classily as that.

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Thank you. Cat, your question.

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Which 1993 film was turned into a stage musical

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with music by Tim Minchin

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and opened in London's Old Vic Theatre in the summer of 2016?

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So I know Tim Minchin, I can picture him.

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I don't think it's Sleepless In Seattle.

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So I'm going to pick between Mrs Doubtfire and Groundhog Day.

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I'm going to go with Mrs Doubtfire.

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It's wrong, I'm afraid.

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But you were choosing between the right two. It was Groundhog Day.

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OK, Beth, your question.

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You can take the round with this, actually, Beth.

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Which music hall song features the line,

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"I wouldn't give you tuppence for your old watch chain"?

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Oh...

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That sounds like...

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I mean, they're all sort of musical songs, aren't they?

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But if somebody is giving tuppence for something,

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I wonder if they're shouting for any old iron.

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Yeah, Any Old Iron.

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The answer is Any Old Iron, Beth.

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Well done. You got two out of two.

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Sorry, Cat.

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Just cos there's no way back from that position,

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so you've been knocked out.

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Beth will be in the final round, but it's very early days.

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Still hope for our lacrosse team here.

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Please come back, rejoin your teams.

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As it stands, Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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have lost one brain from the final round,

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the Eggheads have not lost one yet.

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And I stress yet.

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The next subject is Sport.

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This has got to be good.

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-I think we're...

-Yeah.

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-Yeah, yeah. I think it was going to be me who did Sport.

-OK, Jen.

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Who would you like to take on here? A tricky choice.

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I think Judith.

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-Take on Judith, yeah.

-Judith, I think.

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So it's Jen from Don't Dare Lacrosse Us...

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-It's all going to be lacrosse questions, isn't it?

-Oh, dear.

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It should be. ..versus Judith from the Eggheads.

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So two great lacrosse players.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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Now, Jen,

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you were the winning cox for the Woman's Oxford Rowing Team in 2015.

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-Yeah, I was.

-Congratulations.

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So tell us about the race.

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So it was the first race that the women were on the Tideway

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with the men and shown on TV and to have the same platform.

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And we managed to win it, which was great,

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but it was just great to have women's sport given that opportunity

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-to reach the millions across the country.

-Oh, wow.

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-Well, congratulations.

-Thank you.

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-And the lacrosse is going well for you?

-I'm loving it.

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Yeah, the team was really friendly when I switched sport

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and it's just a great vibe.

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All right, Jen, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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Here we go. Good luck. Sport.

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Which of these rugby union players was a member

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of the England team that won the 2003 Rugby World Cup?

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OK. So I don't think it was Owen Farrell,

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I think he's more recent.

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I think I'm going to go Will Carling.

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-It's Matt Dawson.

-Oh, OK.

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OK, Judith.

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The tennis player Jimmy Connors won his first Grand Slam singles title

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in which decade?

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Well, definitely not the '50s.

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And I don't... I think he was the '70s.

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-The 1970s is right.

-Oh, phew.

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OK, back to you, Jen.

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In which position did the Southampton and England footballer

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Matt Le Tissier usually play?

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OK.

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So I don't think he was a goalkeeper.

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I'm going to go midfielder.

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-Absolutely right.

-Yes.

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Midfielder it is. Scored a lot of goals as well.

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Judith, approximately how tall

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is the British world champion boxer James DeGale?

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-SHE CHUCKLES

-No idea.

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It depends, if he's a bantamweight

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he might be five foot six, I suppose,

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and if he's a heavyweight he might be six foot six,

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and I don't know what he is.

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I'm going to say six foot.

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You're playing very well, Judith.

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-You're right.

-Oh.

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OK, Jen, you've got to stop her.

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You must get this question right to stay in.

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In July 2016 the American athlete Kendra Harrison

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broke a women's world record

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that had stood for almost 28 years in which event?

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I actually remember watching her break this record,

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and the travesty was that she, I don't think,

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made the Olympic US team for Rio

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because she'd had a fall or something in the trials.

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And I'm pretty sure it's the 100 metre hurdles.

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Jen, you're absolutely right. 100 metre hurdles it is. Well done.

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Two out of three.

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Judith, get this right, you're in the final.

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The England cricketer Adil Rashid is what type of bowler?

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-Adil?

-Rashid.

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Rashid.

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I think he's a spin bowler.

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If you've got this right

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you've equalled your record Sports victories of six on the trot.

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Spin is right, Judith. Well done. You're in the final round.

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Sorry, Jen. She knocked you out there.

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She's playing very well on Sport at the moment

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and has gone through and triumphed.

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Please come back and rejoin your teams

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and we'll see what happens next.

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As it stands Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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have lost two brains from the final round.

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The Eggheads are still just sitting there.

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They think it's all over, but you've got to show them...

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it is in a minute.

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The next subject is Arts and Books. Who would like this?

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-Do you go anything about it?

-I know nothing.

-At all?

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-Do we want to save Cal?

-I think it probably would be...

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Yeah, I'll go Arts and Books.

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OK, Cal, classics student.

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Lots of books.

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And you can have any one of the gents.

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Well, they all know their stuff pretty well

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but I think I'll take Steve.

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OK, so it's Cal from Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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versus Steve from the Eggheads on Arts and Books.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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Cal, Arts and Books,

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-would you like to go first or second?

-I'll go first, please.

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And here is your first question.

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Which of these characters features

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in stories set on the fictional island of Sodor?

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OK. Well, Bilbo Baggins lives in the Shire.

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That's definitely not an island.

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Peter Rabbit, I'm not sure if there's any reference

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to an island at all.

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He lives in the garden

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near the person he goes and steals carrots from.

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But I'm pretty sure I remember from watching Thomas The Tank Engine

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back in the day that Thomas lives on an island.

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so I'm going to say Thomas The Tank Engine.

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Yeah, one could go wrong on this question,

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and you've got it right. Well done. Thomas The Tank Engine.

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Steve, in which decade did Enid Blyton die?

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I don't honestly know.

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She was obviously very prolific and she wrote throughout her life,

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but I think she was writing in the '60s,

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so, on the basis of that, I will say 1980s,

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although I'm not ever so sure.

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-Steve, 1960s.

-Right.

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OK, Cal, this is good now.

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Your second question. Keep the advantage.

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Which Yorkshire village is the site of the parsonage

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at which the Bronte family lived for many years?

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I haven't actually read any Bronte novels, but I know...

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I've seen snippets of Jane Eyre on TV,

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there was a TV series a couple of years back,

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and they all sound like Yorkshire villages,

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so I don't totally know between them. But...

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I think...

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Hebden Bridge is ringing a bell for me, so I'm going to go with that.

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Let's see if Steve knows.

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-It's Haworth.

-It's Haworth.

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Haworth it is.

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Back to you, Steve. See if you can catch up.

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Which art institution has regional outposts at Montacute House,

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Bodelwyddan Castle and Beningbrough Hall?

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Right...

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Cos Bodelwyddan, I suppose that does sound a bit Cornish.

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I know there's a Tate Gallery in St Ives.

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Hmm. Really don't know.

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On the basis that one of them sounds a bit Cornish,

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and against my better judgment, I'll say Tate Galleries.

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Eggheads?

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-Portrait Gallery.

-National Portrait Gallery is the answer.

-Yeah.

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So two zeros in a row.

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-This is unusual play from Steve.

-Hmm.

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He's blown a gasket here, Cal.

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So get this one right, you're in the final.

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Who wrote the collection of poems Selling Manhattan,

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winner of a Somerset Maugham Award?

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I think Somerset Maugham Awards are a British poetry award,

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so I think all of them are British poets.

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I haven't heard of Sylvia Plath or Carol Ann Duffy

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writing any such poetry...

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..so I'm going to go with Dorothy Parker.

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-It's Carol Ann Duffy.

-Oh, no.

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So have you let him back in? Let's see.

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Steve, get this one right and we go to Sudden Death.

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Get it wrong, you're out.

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Which British writer had a brush with death in 1865

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when he was involved in the Staplehurst rail crash?

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Hooray, I know one. Charles Dickens.

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Charles Dickens it is. Well done.

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So 1-1 after three questions. Cal, we go back to you.

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Sudden Death now. Gets a bit harder,

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-I don't give you alternative choices.

-OK.

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Between 2005 and 2015

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which writer twice won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction?

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Sebastian Faulks.

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No, Hilary Mantel.

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Steve, this for the round.

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The surrealist painter Rene Magritte was born in which country?

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Belgium. Oh... Yeah.

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Too late, you've said it.

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Yeah, you're right, Steve. Belgium.

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You just answered it out like that,

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it just came out, almost an involuntary spasm.

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Yeah, yeah.

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So I'm sorry, Cal.

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Hey-ho. Live to fight another day.

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Steve is in the final and you've been knocked out.

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Come back to us and we'll play the last round before the final.

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So, as it stands, Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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have lost three brains from the final round.

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The Eggheads have still not lost a brain.

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The next subject is Science.

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Now, have we got a scientist?

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It's got to be Shamus.

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Shamus is a biology student. Brilliant, Shamus.

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Against which Egghead - Pat or Kevin?

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-I think I'm going to take on Pat, please, Jeremy.

-OK.

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So Shamus from Don't Dare Lacrosse Us

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is taking on Pat from the Eggheads on Science.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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OK, Shamus. I know this cuts both ways, doesn't it?

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As a scientist doing science, it's never the happiest position.

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Yeah, hopefully I can do all right, Jeremy.

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And you're biology, aren't you?

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So if physics or something comes up, then...?

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I can give it a go, but unsure.

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OK. Well, let's see what comes up.

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Shamus, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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Here we go. Good luck.

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A contact lens is so called because it is located in contact

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with which part of the eye?

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I'm not completely sure on this, Jeremy.

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I think I should know because I wear them myself.

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I'm drawn to cornea.

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So, yeah, I'll go cornea, please.

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Yeah, retina, optic nerve, I think, are towards the back.

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That would be very painful.

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Cornea is right.

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Pat, your question.

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In the human body, what is the name of the first part

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of the small intestine?

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I think the uvula is the little fleshy appendage

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at the back of the mouth.

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And the trachea is the...windpipe.

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So I think the piece of the intestine is the duodenum.

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Is he right?

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Yes, everyone likes that. Duodenum is right.

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OK, next question to you, Shamus.

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In surgical equipment, what name is given to a narrow tube

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that is inserted into a vein to administer medication?

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I don't think it's nebuliser or doppler.

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I'm going to go with cannula, please.

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OK, let's check with Zoe because you are a medical student.

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I am indeed. I think it's the cannula.

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Cannula is right.

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Pat,

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the product copal,

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used to make varnish,

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is obtained from what?

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Well, sea anemones are almost overwhelmingly water, I think.

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So I'm not sure you'd harvest very much of anything from them.

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In the past, the lac beetle was very important for shellac,

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which is a sort of polish-like material.

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And obviously trees,

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you can get resins and things from trees.

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I think... I'm torn here.

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I think I'll go for trees, but I have slight concerns.

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-Trees is right, Pat.

-Well done.

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Very, very good indeed.

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When they're on fire,

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this lot, you need a lot of water to put them out.

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Shamus, the disease leprosy is also known by what name,

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after the surname of the Norwegian physician

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who discovered the bacillus that causes it?

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I'm not sure on this one at all, Jeremy.

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I'm trying to perhaps pick a name that sounds

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more Norwegian than others.

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I'm going to go for Hansen's disease.

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-Well done.

-Well done.

-Eggs?

-Yes.

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Yeah, they like that. Hansen's disease.

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So, three out of three for our biologist.

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Will Pat get knocked out here? Let's see.

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In 1997, the chemical element with the atomic number 109

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was named after which leading scientist?

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Of those three the only one with a chemical element is Lise Meitner,

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who I think was famously sort of excluded from a Nobel award.

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She had done a load of work, I think it was with Otto Hahn,

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but she was just left off the nomination, rather unfairly.

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But she got an element in the end, so I think it's Lise Meitner.

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Lise Meitner is quite right.

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So three out of three for you both. It gets a bit

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more tight and tricky now, Shamus.

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We go to Sudden Death, OK?

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I don't give you alternatives.

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What is the positive square root of 3,600?

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I'd like to go for 60, please, Jeremy.

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60 is quite right, Shamus. Well done.

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Pat, your question.

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The chemical elements with the atomic numbers 1 and 2

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both have names beginning with what letter?

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That's H.

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And do you know which they are?

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Hydrogen and helium.

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Yep, that's right. H it is.

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OK, your question now, Shamus. Here we go.

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A hectare is equal to how many square metres?

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Again, I'm unsure.

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I'm going to go for 60 square metres, Jeremy.

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No, it's actually... That is...

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In a way, you can take comfort from the fact you're not close.

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-It's 10,000.

-OK.

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So we're talking...

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We're an acre or an acre and a half or something?

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-No, it's more than that.

-It's more than that, is it?

-Yeah.

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-OK, so it's 100 by 100, basically?

-Yeah.

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So, Pat to take the round.

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In April 2016, who became the first man to complete a marathon

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in space on a treadmill aboard the International Space Station,

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running along with those tackling the London Marathon on Earth?

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I think I'll go for Tim Peake.

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The marathon in space in April 2016 was indeed by Tim Peake.

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Well done, Pat. You've got it right.

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Sorry, Shamus. You fought very well there.

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Knocked out on science.

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So we're going to have a full complement of Eggheads in the final.

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Come back to us and we'll play that final round.

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So this is what we have been playing towards.

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It is time for our final round which, as always,

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is General Knowledge.

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But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head to heads

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won't be allowed to take part in this round.

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So it's Jen and Cal and Cat and Shamus from Don't Dare Lacrosse Us,

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please leave the studio.

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-Good luck, Zoe.

-Thank you.

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You're playing to win Don't Dare Lacrosse Us £5,000.

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Steve, Pat, Kevin, Beth and Judith, you are playing for

0:22:280:22:31

something money can't buy - the Eggheads' reputation,

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and to keep this roll rolling.

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As usual, I will ask each team three questions in turn.

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This time they're all General Knowledge. You can confer.

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I'm sorry that doesn't help you.

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Zoe, the question is, can you, with your one brain, defeat these five?

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I know the answer is yes because we've seen it happen.

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-Would you like to go first or second?

-I'll go first, please.

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First question for Zoe.

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From the Italian for stained,

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what is an espresso coffee served with a dash of foamed milk known as?

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Macchiato.

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Well done. Macchiato is right.

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Eggheads.

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Nubuck, N-U-B-U-C-K,

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is a type of what?

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-It's leather.

-It's leather.

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It's a synthetic, a sort of synthetic leather.

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-It's synthetic suede backwards.

-Yeah.

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Are we all happy with leather?

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We think that's leather, Jeremy.

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Leather is right.

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OK, Zoe, back to you.

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Which of these is a meaning of the English noun chagrin,

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or cha-grin, sometimes people say? C-H-A-G-R-I-N.

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It doesn't really sound like a word that might be associated

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with pleasure, perhaps.

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Really not quite sure but I think I'll go for annoyance.

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I'm glad you did. You're right.

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Eggheads.

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Which Greek philosopher, born around 428 BC,

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was the tutor of Aristotle?

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-It's Plato.

-Plato?

-Yeah.

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-I mean, you'll know...

-Oh, yeah, it's Plato.

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Plato regarded Socrates as his mentor.

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I mean, Epicurus stands slightly apart in the tradition.

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You could say that Socrates

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was the teacher of Plato,

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and Plato was the teacher of Aristotle.

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So it's Plato.

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You're absolutely right. Well done. Kevin especially. Plato it is.

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OK, back to you, Zoe. See if you can get the third one right.

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Which British comedian, born in 1894,

0:24:510:24:54

was known as the Cheeky Chappie?

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Oh. I'm not great on my comedians.

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It'll be a bit of a stab in the dark

0:25:080:25:10

with this one, I think.

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Um...

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I'm going to go for Max Miller.

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-Is she right?

-Yeah.

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Yes, you're right.

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JEREMEY LAUGHS

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-You're playing really well, Zoe.

-Yep.

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Oh, this is such a great game!

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All right. So, having had the full four team-mates knocked out,

0:25:250:25:28

you've got three out of three in the final round.

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And, Eggheads, if you get this wrong then they have won the jackpot.

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The Hope Six Demolition Project released in 2016,

0:25:340:25:39

was the first UK number one album for which British female singer-songwriter?

0:25:390:25:44

-PJ Harvey.

-PJ Harvey?

-I think so.

-Yeah.

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It definitely rang a bell.

0:25:510:25:53

-I thought her before it came out.

-Oh, OK.

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-Fine.

-And you think it is, yeah?

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We think that's PJ Harvey.

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PJ Harvey. Do you know the answer here?

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-No.

-PJ Harvey is right.

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Well done, Kev.

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So 3-3.

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Kevin powering the Eggheads back there.

0:26:070:26:09

We go to Sudden Death. It gets a bit harder,

0:26:090:26:11

-I don't give you different choices.

-Yep.

-Zoe, your question.

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The architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died in 2012,

0:26:140:26:18

was born in which country?

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Oh. Um...

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Niemeyer.

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I'm really not sure. Um...

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Norway?

0:26:320:26:33

The answer is...

0:26:330:26:36

-Do you know?

-Brazil?

-Was it Brazil?

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-Brazil, they all say.

-Brazil.

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Brazil is the answer.

0:26:400:26:42

Your question, to take the contest.

0:26:420:26:45

Cochon d'Inde is a French term for which creature?

0:26:450:26:50

-Cochon?

-Cochon d'Inde.

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Can you spell it?

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Cochon, and then D'-I-N-D-E.

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Cochon d'Inde, something of India.

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Indian pig.

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A porcupine then or something.

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-Cochon d'Inde.

-So it's C-O-C-H-O-N...

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-Yes.

-..and then D'I-N-DE.

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-Correct.

-Is what sort of creature?

0:27:100:27:13

Cochon d'Inde is a French term for which creature?

0:27:130:27:17

What would they mean by "d'Inde?"

0:27:170:27:19

Do they mean East Indies or West Indies?

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Or India, do you think?

0:27:210:27:23

-It's just a...

-Just foreign.

0:27:230:27:25

I did know this. I've read this or heard it,

0:27:250:27:28

and I now can't remember.

0:27:280:27:29

-Cochon is a pig.

-How about guinea pig?

0:27:290:27:31

-Well, that's what I'm...

-Cochon d'Inde.

0:27:310:27:33

-Guinea pig would fit.

-Yes.

0:27:330:27:36

What do you think?

0:27:360:27:37

Happy to go with guinea pig?

0:27:370:27:39

-Guinea pigs.

-Yeah, we'll try that.

0:27:390:27:41

We're not sure, linguistically, here, Jeremy,

0:27:410:27:45

but cochon means pig

0:27:450:27:47

and d'Inde seems to have some kind of geographical derivation,

0:27:470:27:52

so it's a bit...

0:27:520:27:54

it's a bit awkward, really.

0:27:540:27:57

Anyway, we'll go for guinea pig.

0:27:570:27:59

The answer is guinea pig.

0:27:590:28:01

We say congratulations, Eggheads. You have won.

0:28:010:28:04

They... Well, a sterling performance in the final round

0:28:080:28:11

and all three questions right and then Sudden Death.

0:28:110:28:13

-They're hard to beat, all five.

-Yeah.

0:28:130:28:16

-Zoe, thank you for playing.

-Thank you.

-Thanks to the team.

0:28:160:28:18

Commiserations to Don't Dare Lacrosse Us.

0:28:180:28:20

The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them.

0:28:200:28:22

They still reign supreme over quiz land.

0:28:220:28:25

Recently, all five of you have been here

0:28:250:28:27

and I feel you're actually on a bit of a roll here.

0:28:270:28:29

It does mean the Challengers don't go home with the £5,000,

0:28:290:28:32

the money rolls over to our next show.

0:28:320:28:34

Eggheads, well done.

0:28:340:28:36

Who will beat you?

0:28:360:28:37

Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers have

0:28:370:28:40

the brains to defeat the Eggheads.

0:28:400:28:42

£6,000 says they don't. Till then, goodbye.

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