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Episode 80

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, and you are on form at the moment, aren't you?

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-Very much so.

-Yeah.

-You really are.

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Challenging the might of our quiz Goliaths today

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are the Waterbed Warriors from South Wales.

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Now, everyone in his team shares a mutual appreciation

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for the waterbed, either selling them or sleeping on them.

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They've even taken the name "warriors" from the fact

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that they've been defending waterbeds for years

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and trying to get everyone to believe them

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when they say that they are better than normal beds. Let's meet them.

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Hello, I'm Terry and I'm a waterbed sales manager.

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Hi, I'm Jayne and I'm a civil servant.

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Hello, I'm David and I'm a waterbed company director.

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Hello, I'm Natalie and I'm a civil servant.

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Hi, I'm Bart and I'm a sales manager.

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-So, Terry and team, hello.

-Hello.

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Lovely to see you, and, Terry, you are a waterbed sales manager?

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-Correct, yes.

-So...

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I don't know, how many Eggheads have slept on a waterbed? Have you...?

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-No?

-I've slept on one.

-Barry, of course!

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BARRY LAUGHS Known as "He's Been To Every Answer".

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So... I must admit, I haven't.

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And I'm assuming it's a great big giant bag of water.

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-Actually everyone thinks that. It really isn't.

-Right.

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The actual technology with a waterbed is inside the bag,

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and it's the number of fibre layers

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and where they are and how they're tethered.

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And of course, the heat in there

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is controlled from each side of the bed.

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-You can heat the water up?

-You have different temperatures on each side if you want,

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and different firmnesses on each side if you want.

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-And is it made of leather, or plastic...?

-It's vinyl.

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-Vinyl?

-Vinyl.

-Right.

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So do you use them at home yourself, Terry?

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-Absolutely, we've got three in the house.

-And are they very large?

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-Can they be large?

-They can be whatever size you want,

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but the majority of waterbeds

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are five foot by six foot six, or six foot by six foot six.

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I might need a large one.

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Is it circular or is it square?

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-It's an oblong, but it can be seven feet long for you.

-OK.

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And they're made to order on whatever size.

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What happens if the pillow falls off the end?

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-We do a water pillow, as well. Water pillows don't move.

-Really?

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So you would have... Would that be Velcro, or...?

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No, water pillows are so heavy that they don't move,

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so therefore you mustn't do pillow fights with them,

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you'll knock each other's heads off.

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And the upside, for those of us who haven't tried them,

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is what? Better back and better posture?

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Yeah, anyone with bad backs, they're good for.

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Allergies, because of course you can't get dust mites

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in an ordinary bed.

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People are supposed to throw their mattresses away every six years. They don't.

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So they're breathing the skin that they've shed every night.

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-You don't do that in a waterbed.

-Right, OK.

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Well, look, this is, it's more than a pillow fight

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we've got today with these Eggheads, but, Challengers, good luck.

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

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for our challenging team.

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If they fail to defeat the Eggheads though,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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Now, Waterbed Warriors, the Eggheads have won the last six games,

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so they are steaming along here

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and you need to give them a serious puncture.

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£7,000 if you can let the water out. OK?

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Are you ready? LAUGHTER

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We certainly are, thank you.

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

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So one of you, please,

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against either Lisa, Steve, Barry, Pat or Chris.

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We've worked it out and it's David who's taking Geography and...

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-Who are you going to...?

-Not Barry. Erm...

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Not Barry.

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Need someone.

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-Oh, gosh.

-Steve or Chris.

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-Steve, Lisa or Chris.

-Chris, then.

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It's Chris, please.

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Right, Dave from the Waterbed Warriors,

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versus Chris from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in our famous Question Room?

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So here we are on Geography, against the great Chris,

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and I think you might have sold him a waterbed. Don't you think, Chris?

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-It's something to think about, Jeremy, yeah.

-Yeah.

-I'll be working on it.

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OK, would you like to go first or second, David?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here is your question.

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Which of these UK cities has the largest population?

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Ely's a very small country town, really, sort of city. Erm...

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It's got to be Liverpool.

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It is Liverpool, well done.

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Chris,

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the Massif Central is an upland area of which country?

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It's in the middle of France, Jeremy.

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France is right, Chris. Well done.

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OK. Back to you, David.

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After Sicily, what is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea?

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Malta's fairly small.

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I... Sardinia's below...

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I'm going for Cyprus.

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Let's see if the Eggheads know. Is that right?

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-I'd have gone for Sardinia.

-I think it's Sardinia.

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Yeah, Sardinia is the right answer.

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Chris, question in hand.

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Can you take the lead?

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Which city is often referred to as "the frying pan of Europe",

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due to the high temperatures recorded there?

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Well, Nice is on the Mediterranean,

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which would keep temperatures down a wee bit.

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Milan's on the Lombardy Plain, which can get quite hot.

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And because it's far south, I'll go with Seville.

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Yes, Seville is correct. So he's taken the lead, David.

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You need to get this one right.

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The Republic of Karelia is a part of Russia that borders

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which other independent country?

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So, Karelia.

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K-A-R-E-L-I-A.

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I'm pretty sure it's not the Ukraine or Finland,

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-so I'm going for Kazakhstan.

-Well, let's check with Chris,

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cos this will be a bit of a World War II history here,

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-Chris, which you love.

-Well, yeah.

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The Karelia Suite by Sibelius, a great Finnish piece of music,

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-so it's Finland.

-And was that...?

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-Cos there was trouble, argy-bargy, wasn't there?

-Oh, yeah.

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Well, Finland became independent

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and the Russians really wanted Finland back.

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And there was the Winter War in 1939.

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Finland is the answer there.

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Sorry, David, knocked out by Chris...

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-Right.

-..who may even get even better if he gets a waterbed.

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As a result, you will not be able to help your team in the final round,

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so, David and Chris, come back to us, please, and we'll play Round Two.

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So, as it stands, the Waterbed Warriors have lost one brain

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from the final round. The Eggheads have not lost any so far.

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And it's Arts & Books now, Terry and team.

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Oh, we know who this is now.

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-I'll take that.

-OK.

-I'll take that for the team?

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Who's taking History, then? Cos I would've taken Art & Books.

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-OK, you're taking that then, are you?

-OK.

-So it's Jayne, please.

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OK, Jayne.

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Civil servant, against anyone but Chris.

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Who shall I go for? Er, Lisa?

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-I thought you were going to take History.

-OK.

-Lisa.

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OK, Jayne from the Waterbed Warriors

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taking on Lisa from the Eggheads.

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Let's see who makes a splash here. Please take your positions.

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OK, Arts & Books. Good luck, Jayne.

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Let's see if we can get the Challengers back into this

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and would you like to go first or second?

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Erm, I'd like to go first, please.

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Jayne, your first question is

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what did Rip Van Winkle do for 20 years in the short

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story of the same name by Washington Irving?

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-I...

-JAYNE SIGHS

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I think he slept.

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So sleep. I'll go for sleep.

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Sleep is correct.

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Lisa,

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Which of these writers was born first?

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Hm.

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Not sure on Defoe's dates.

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Erm, Roald Dahl was born in 1916...

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I think it might be Daniel Defoe.

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On that basis, we'll go for Daniel Defoe.

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Daniel Defoe is correct, well done.

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Jayne, your question.

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What is the name of the central character in John Bunyan's

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The Pilgrim's Progress?

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JAYNE SIGHS

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It's not a book I've read, but...

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I don't think it's Christian.

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Erm...

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I don't think it's Joshua, so I'm going to opt for Virgil.

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It's actually a story about, I suppose, Christian life or whatever.

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-Christian is the answer.

-Oh...

-OK.

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So, Lisa, your chance to take the lead.

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The British artist Peter Blake is usually credited with

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designing the cover for which of these studio albums?

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Lisa...

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I think he did Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is correct,

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which recently had a 50th.

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OK, so you need this one, Jayne.

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The artist Sir Peter Lely, best known for his paintings

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of the English aristocracy, was born in which year?

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So he is Sir Peter Lely. L-E-L-Y.

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I don't think it's 1618. That just seems too early.

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Erm...

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I'm going to plump for 1818.

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So more recent. Let's...

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It's not somebody I've heard of. Eggheads, can you help with this?

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Born in 1618.

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I believe he famously painted Cromwell "warts and all".

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Cromwell "warts and all". So he goes right back to the 1600s.

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-Oh...

-The answer is 1618, Jayne.

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Sir Peter Lely has knocked you out, all those centuries back,

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and Lisa's in the final round.

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Come back to us and we're going to play Round Three.

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As it stands, the Waterbed Warriors have...sprung a leak here.

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The Eggheads have so far not lost any brains at all.

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The next subject for you is Music.

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I'll take this.

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-OK, Nat's going to take that one.

-I don't want to be left on my own.

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-OK, Natalie...

-You've got to...

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I'll take whatever comes last, no problem.

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Against which Egghead?

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You've got the three in the middle here.

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-What do you think? What about that...?

-What do you think, Terry?

-No, I'm drawn to that shirt.

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It's got to be... It's got to be you, Barry.

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So it is Natalie from the Waterbed Warriors versus Barry

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with the alluring shirt from the Eggheads,

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and please take your positions.

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Barry, any good music you've discovered recently?

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Ariana Grande.

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-Oh, yes, she was wonderful in that Manchester concert.

-I never listened to her

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before the Manchester, but afterwards I fell in love with her.

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-Yeah, no...

-And her music, as well.

-She is quite something.

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How about you, Natalie? What are you listening to?

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Usually anything David makes.

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Any music he makes on his guitar is fine by me.

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-This is your partner, David...

-Husband, Jeremy. Husband.

-Husband.

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-Husband.

-So you listen, you sit around, listening to David's music.

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-That is dedication.

-Yeah. Yeah.

-Brilliant.

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OK. Well, there we go.

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I don't know if we can guarantee you a question on David's music

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-in this round, but, Natalie, good luck.

-Thank you.

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-Would you like to go first or second?

-I'll go first, please.

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So, here we go. Your first question.

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What is the usual translation of the title of Richard Strauss's opera

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Der Rosenkavalier?

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Is it...?

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I'm trying to think of a literal description.

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I don't know for sure.

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From the sound of it, I would say...

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The Knight of the Rose.

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The Knight of the Rose is quite correct. Well done.

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Barry,

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which of these UK number one singles was released first?

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Oh, goodness me.

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BARRY LAUGHS

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I'm all at sea on this one. Er...

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I think Feargal Sharkey is probably the oldest of those acts

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to get a number one, so I shall go for A Good Heart.

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And you're right, A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey.

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So, Natalie, your question.

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Witness is the title of a 2017 album by which singer?

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Witness. Is it...?

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2017...

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I'll go for Katy Perry.

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Yes, it is Katy Perry.

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Good answer.

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Barry, to catch up.

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Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

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representing which country?

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Salvador Sobral.

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Well, I make a point of always missing the Eurovision Song Contest

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because I really believe it's unmitigated tripe

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from beginning to end, but I believe the winner came from Portugal.

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Portugal is correct. Well done.

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Yeah, and it was a rather plaintive, lovely song he sang, actually,

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-written by, I think, his sister maybe.

-Yes.

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It was a moment where...it wasn't so crazy.

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OK, so, here we are and it's your third question now, Natalie.

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Can be crucial. Which Elvis Presley song was adapted

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from an American Civil War ballad called Aura Lea?

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And it's two words, A-U-R-A and then L-E-A. Aura Lea.

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I'm not altogether sure and I'm not sure whether I'm really looking at

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the translation or more the time period of the original.

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I will go for Love Me Tender.

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-Let's see. I think Terry knows this. Terry?

-I didn't, actually, Jeremy.

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I would have gone Crying In The Chapel for some reason.

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But I don't know why.

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Love Me Tender is the right answer.

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-Well done.

-It's a miracle!

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Barry.

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Which composer's only completed opera was entitled Genoveva?

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And this to stay in, Barry.

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Well, Beethoven's only opera was Fidelio.

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Berlioz wrote The Trojans and he may have written other ones.

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But I think Genoveva was Robert Schumann.

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Genoveva was indeed Robert Schumann. Well done, Barry.

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Nice play. So, three questions each.

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The scores are level.

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-That's a shame, Natalie, isn't it?

-Indeed.

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If he'd just slipped up there, it would have got you

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into the final round.

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OK, Sudden Death now, Natalie. It gets a bit harder.

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-I don't give you alternative answers.

-OK.

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In classical music,

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Lang Lang is a world-famous soloist on which musical instrument?

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So it's two words, both beginning with L, both the same, Lang Lang.

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Obviously, I don't know.

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Erm... I'd say violin.

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-Piano.

-OK.

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Barry can take the round with this.

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The Joan Baez song Diamonds And Rust concerns her former relationship

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with which famous singer?

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Well, I listened to a lot of Joan Baez in my protest days.

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And I do know she had a very early relationship with Bob Dylan,

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so that will be my answer.

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Bob Dylan is the right answer, Barry. You're in the final round.

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Sorry, Natalie. Knocked out.

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Looking difficult for our Challengers,

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but not by any means impossible.

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Return to us, please, and we'll see what The Waterbeds can do.

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So, as it stands, The Waterbed Warriors have lost three brains

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from the final round.

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As yet, the Eggheads have not sprung a leak

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and the next subject is Science.

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That will be Bart's.

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-OK, Bart.

-And against...

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So, it's Steve or Pat.

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OK. Pat, please.

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Right, Bart from The Waterbed Warriors takes on

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Pat from the Eggheads.

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Last round before the final. Take your positions, please.

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Bart, I think this is a good round for you, isn't it?

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-I hope so.

-Because you love electronic music.

-Yes.

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And video games and I did geology and archaeology at university,

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so I've got a kind of fair grounding in science, I hope.

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So, Bart, would you like to go first or second against Pat?

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Pain up front, I'll go first please.

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Here we go with your first question.

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What name is given to the world's largest bivalve mollusc?

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HE CHUCKLES

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That's got to be giant clam.

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Yes, it is a giant clam.

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Pat, Lithobius forficatus, the common centipede,

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typically has how many pairs of legs when fully grown?

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Er... Even for a centipede, I think

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1,500 pairs of legs would be a logistical problem.

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I think millipedes have more legs than centipedes.

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I'm not sure centipedes tend to have actually...

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They don't generally deliver on 100 feet, which would be 50 pairs.

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The common centipede...

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So, assuming that's the sort of chap I've seen...

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..wriggling around underneath a stone...

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150's a lot of pairs, isn't it?

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I'll have to go for 15.

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15 is the right answer.

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Bart,

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which gas makes up about 90% of the atmosphere of Jupiter?

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Ooh...

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Hm...

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I'm going to say it's not carbon dioxide.

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And Jupiter, if I'm right...

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I'm going to say nitrogen.

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-Ooh!

-I can hear some gasps on this side.

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-Hydrogen.

-Hydrogen is the answer.

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Yeah.

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Pat, your question.

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What type of diet did the Coelophysis genus of dinosaurs have?

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I'll have to ask for a spelling, please.

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Yes, Coelophysis is C-O-E-L-O-P-H-Y-S-I-S.

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I think, for a dinosaur, or certainly a dinosaur of any size,

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a frugivorous diet, eating fruit, might be a challenge.

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Erm... Fruit tends to be transient and low-ish volume

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so it would take a lot of fruit to keep a big dinosaur going.

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No, this is difficult.

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This is boiling down to a fairly blind guess, really.

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One temptation is to go for frugivorous just

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because of the novelty,

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because you hear about lots of carnivorous

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and herbivorous dinosaurs.

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Perhaps there was a specialist who did subsist on fruit.

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I don't think it could have been that big, though.

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I've no real reason to pick between any of them,

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so I'll go for frugivorous

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on the assumption that there were fruiting trees at that time.

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I love it. Just for the sheer novelty of it.

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-Carnivorous is the answer, Pat.

-Oh.

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So, level, third question

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to you, Bart. Bit of a let off there.

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Press the advantage.

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Which device in a smartphone or a tablet computer automatically

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detects changes in orientation so that when the unit is turned

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the appropriate view can be displayed on the screen?

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It's not an oscillator.

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It's not an antenna... It's an accelerometer.

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Accelerometer is quite right.

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-Doesn't sound like it, but it is.

-Marvellous!

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OK, you're ahead now.

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Pat needs this to stay in.

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Announced by astronomers in 2012

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as the largest galaxy cluster ever seen in the distant universe,

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it was given the name El Gordo which translates into English as what?

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Well, I think around Christmas time in Spain, they have a special...

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..lottery that they call El Gordo.

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And it's the fat one.

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The fat one is correct.

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So, level, after three.

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And we go to Sudden Death.

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And you start, Bart, with this question.

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Native to Siberia, Alaska and the Rocky Mountains,

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the Melissa Arctic is what type of insect?

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Something in my head says butterfly, but I've got no idea why.

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I'm going to say butterfly.

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Butterfly is correct.

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Playing well.

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To stay in, Pat,

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in the SI system of units, what is the name of the unit of equivalent

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dose of ionising radiation named after a Swedish physicist?

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Well, in radiation, we've got the Becquerel. He's a French chap.

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We've got Gray. I think he was British.

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We've got Sievert.

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And we've got the rad, so they've a...

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They've an abundance of different units.

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I think it's the Sievert.

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Sievert is right.

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Back to you, Bart.

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The powerful ALMA telescope is located at an altitude

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of 5,000 metres in which South American country?

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5,000 metres, so it's got to be in the Andes.

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Which gives us...

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..Chile or Peru?

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I've got a friend from Chile, so I'm going to say Chile just to say that.

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JEREMY LAUGHS Chile's correct.

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Well done.

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Pat...to stay in,

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the Swedish botanist and physician Carolus Linnaeus,

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who formalised the modern system of binomial nomenclature,

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lived during which century?

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He's either 1600s or 1700s.

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I think I'll go for 1700s,

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which is the 18th century.

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18th is quite right. 1707-1778.

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So, Bart, you've got to battle on here.

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Which bird of prey, found in the British Isles,

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has the scientific name Pandion haliaetus?

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I've got a friend who is going to absolutely nail me if I get

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this wrong because he's obsessive with bird watching.

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Erm...

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I've got to just hazard a guess. Osprey?

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Osprey is the right answer.

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Great quizzing here, Bart.

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OK, back to you, Pat.

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Fantastic round, this.

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For what does the letter I stand in Ito or ITO,

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the name of the chemical compound commonly used in touch screens,

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flat screens and solar panels?

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Chemical compound?

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Well, it could either be a chemical elements like Indium...

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..or it could be something like inorganic.

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We've got OLEDs, which are organic light-emitting diodes.

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Could you have inorganic...

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..something something?

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I'm afraid I think I'm running out of inspiration here.

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I think I'm going to have to go with the element indium.

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Indium is the right answer.

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And ITO is indium tin oxide and it's used because it conducts

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electricity and bonds to glass easily and is transparent.

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OK, Sudden Death. You're playing brilliantly, Bart.

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Here's your question.

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In 1824, Jons Jacob Berzelius, a Swedish chemist,

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was the first to isolate and describe

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which non-metallic chemical element in the carbon family?

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History of chemistry is something that never really kind of...

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I just didn't do enough reading about that.

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Obviously, there's compounds of carbon,

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but I can't think of any element that relates to carbon.

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Obviously, my knowledge isn't enough. Erm...

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Carbon-14?

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No. Pat, do you know the answer?

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No, I'd be guessing selenium or something. I'd be guessing.

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The answer is silicon.

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And actually, silicon makes up 27.7% of the Earth's crust

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and is the second most abundant element after oxygen.

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Pat, your question for the round.

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In physics, which law states that the volume of a fixed mass

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of gas is directly proportional to its absolute temperature

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provided the pressure remains constant?

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I think that's Charles' law.

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-Let's check with the Eggheads. Eggs?

-Yes.

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-Yep.

-Yes, it is Charles' law. Well done. Oh, Bart!

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You played so well.

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-Really.

-Thanks.

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That was just one of the best Science rounds

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I've ever seen on Eggheads. Really, really, really well done.

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Sorry, Pat is a fearsome player as well.

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So, come back to us and we'll see what the final holds.

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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, all from the Challengers' side,

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Jayne, David, Natalie and the brilliant Bart

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from The Waterbed Warriors, would you please now leave the studio?

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So, Terry, you're playing to win The Waterbed Warriors £7,000.

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Lisa, Steve, Barry, Pat and Chris,

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you are playing for the Eggheads' reputation.

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

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They're all General Knowledge, Terry.

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Normally I say you can confer, but that's going to be tricky.

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But the real question here is can you, with your one brain,

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defeat these five over here on the Eggheads' side?

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

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I'll go first, please.

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All right, so, Terry, seller of waterbeds,

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here is your first question.

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In which city was the radio broadcaster Ken Bruce born?

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OK, not a big radio fan.

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Erm...

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My feeling is Cork, so that's my answer.

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-He is quite Scottish.

-Scottish?

-Yeah, I'm afraid.

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Oh, well, I'll have to duck when I go from here now, then!

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He was born in Glasgow where we are based now.

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-Sorry about that.

-Not at all. He may...

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Yeah, his accent is a bit Scottish.

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OK, Eggheads.

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In Australia, what is the approximate population

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of the greater Darwin area?

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Eggheads, is it...?

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I wouldn't have thought it was many.

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-Darwin's quite a small place, isn't it?

-145,000, I would say.

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Yeah, I would say that.

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I think it must be bigger than 14,000.

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But certainly not 1.4...

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-I'd go for 145.

-Yeah, so would I.

-Lisa?

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I'm going to keep my mouth shut and let the people that know

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something about it talk about it, really.

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So, Pat, you've got the casting vote, then, really.

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Well, 14-and-a-half seems just a bit too small so maybe 145?

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If it's greater Darwin, you'd assume it's...

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Yeah, add some suburbs and whatever.

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As you can tell, Jeremy, we're not absolutely sure.

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But process of elimination leads us to 145,000.

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145,000 is the right answer.

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-Well done, team.

-Well done, gentlemen.

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Back to you, Challenger.

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Manchester United played against which football club

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in the 2017 Europa League final?

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OK... Need to think a little bit more

0:26:230:26:26

because if I'd thought about the first one,

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Bruce would have led me to it, wouldn't it? Erm...

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OK, I don't follow Manchester United, as you can probably gather.

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I don't think it's Ajax.

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Erm... Valencia?

0:26:410:26:43

The problem is my brain is leading me to Lyon,

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but Valencia is the one that's more likely for the quality

0:26:490:26:52

of the football, I would have thought, isn't it? Erm...

0:26:520:26:57

You should always go with your gut, I suppose, so we'll go Lyon.

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Lyon is your answer. I'm afraid it's wrong.

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-It's Ajax.

-Ha! The one I...

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The one you ruled out.

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OK...

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So, you can take it with this question, Eggheads.

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Which of these London landmarks was designed by the architect John Nash?

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-Marble Arch.

-Marble Arch, definitely.

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-Tower of London is much too early.

-Tower of London's Norman.

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-And Nelson's Column is Railton and Baily.

-Railton and Baily.

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Tower of London, yeah, that was William the Conqueror.

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Yeah, I think we've got pretty unanimous agreement

0:27:310:27:33

with this one, Jeremy. Marble Arch.

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Marble Arch is your answer.

0:27:350:27:37

If you've got this right, there's no way back for our Challenger.

0:27:370:27:41

The correct answer is Marble Arch.

0:27:410:27:43

We say congratulations, Eggheads.

0:27:430:27:45

You have won.

0:27:450:27:46

It's hard when they're all five there.

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It's hard when you don't know the answers, Jeremy.

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-LAUGHTER

-Actually, the Bruce one, I should have got that from Bruce.

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Oh, I'll tease him about that when I see him at Radio 2.

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-All right, well, commiserations, Waterbeds.

-Yeah, thank you.

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And some great warlike behaviour from... Particularly from Bart.

0:28:050:28:07

That really was stunning, Bart.

0:28:070:28:09

On any other day against any other Egghead,

0:28:090:28:11

you might well have been in the final and maybe Bart would have

0:28:110:28:14

known about Ken Bruce and it could all have turned out differently.

0:28:140:28:17

-Definitely.

-But here we are.

0:28:170:28:18

The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them.

0:28:180:28:20

This winning streak continues.

0:28:200:28:22

It does mean the Challengers don't take the £7,000 away,

0:28:220:28:25

so we roll it over to our next show.

0:28:250:28:27

Eggheads, genuine congratulations.

0:28:270:28:29

You played very strongly today.

0:28:290:28:31

Who will beat you?

0:28:310:28:32

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

0:28:320:28:35

can take them down, stop the run.

0:28:350:28:37

There will be £8,000 to win.

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Until then, goodbye.

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