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Episode 85

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,

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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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Are you going to dig deep today, Eggs?

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-Definitely.

-Definitely.

-Excellent.

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Now if you'd like to work on a question from the Eggheads while you

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watch at home, Beth, you have one for us?

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I do.

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What are the six countries that have a top-level Internet domain

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code starting with the letter D?

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I see. So .D something?

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OK. We'll find that the answer from Beth at the end of the show.

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Now, hoping to get one over on our quiz champions today

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are the Tinpot Miners.

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The majority of this team study mining engineering

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at the University of Exeter's Penryn campus

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and quiz together regularly at Seaview Inn in Falmouth.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, I'm Lewis and I'm a student of mining engineering.

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Hi, I'm Alex, I'm also a student of mining engineering.

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Hi, I'm Anthony, I'm a mining engineering graduate.

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Hi, I'm Elliott and I'm studying business.

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Hi, I'm Nick and I'm studying economics.

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So Lewis and team, hello.

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-ALL:

-Hello.

-So this is all about Falmouth.

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You are based down there, are you, Lewis?

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Yeah, we are.

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We are based in Falmouth on the Penryn campus of Exeter.

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-Very beautiful there, isn't it?

-It's lovely being down there, yeah.

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The sea is brilliant, in the summer especially.

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Yeah. Do you do some surfing and stuff?

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I said I would when I went down there, but I didn't get to do it in the three years.

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But, yeah, maybe if I go down there again, I think I will.

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So you are graduates or students of mining, the first three of you?

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-Yes, that's right.

-Hence the team name.

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-Yeah.

-Does that mean you are aiming at careers in mining?

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We hope so, yeah. I think, us three are, definitely.

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Yeah. The two on the end, are you interested in mining at all?

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-Not really.

-Not really?

-Not really, if I'm honest.

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-You're just friends?

-We're just friends with them, yeah.

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So you quiz together, or separately?

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Yeah, we don't quiz with Elliott and Nick, but

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we quiz with... Well, I quiz with Anthony and Alex

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as well at the Seaview Inn.

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It's called Quiz Go.

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It's like a combination of a quiz and bingo, which is... Yeah.

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It's really good fun.

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Right, have any of you done that, you Eggs, Quiz Go?

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-No.

-No. Quiz Went?

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Not at all. So that's good. They are drawing a blank on that.

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That's a good start for us.

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We should introduce a mining round, shouldn't we, to make it fair?

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-It all comes in Science, doesn't it?

-It comes in Science.

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Well, we'll see. Good luck Challengers.

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

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If they fail to defeat the Eggheads, that prize money rolls over,

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as you know. Tinpot Miners, the Eggheads are storming at the moment.

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They have won the last 11 games.

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I don't know if that's good or bad.

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Slight pressure.

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It's pressure, but the jackpot is £12,000,

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that's the good thing. So it's worth being here.

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-Shall we have a go?

-Let's do it. Definitely, yeah.

-Let's do it.

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

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So it's one of you, please, against either Dave, Pat, Beth,

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-Kevin or Judith.

-Nick, I think.

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-I'll take this one.

-Who do you want to play?

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OK, Nick.

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Would you like to play...

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Shall we go with...

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-Dave, maybe?

-Dave?

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-Shall we take on Dave.

-Yeah.

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Very good. Nick from the Tinpot Miners taking on Dave from the Eggheads.

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Not quite mining.

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It doesn't matter for you, because you're not a miner.

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To ensure there is no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in our legendary Question Room.

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History, Nick, do you want to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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OK, good luck against Dave.

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Here we go. According to the popular but possibly untrue legend,

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for whom did Sir Walter Raleigh lay down his cloak so that she would not

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have to step into a muddy puddle?

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I'm pretty confident that I know this one.

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I know Walter Raleigh was around at the time of Elizabeth I,

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so that's my answer.

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Elizabeth I is right.

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Dave, your question.

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In 64 AD, during the reign of the Emperor Nero,

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what disaster befell the city of Rome?

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I believe he fiddled while Rome burned,

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so I'll have to go a huge fire.

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A huge fire is right.

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Eggheads, is that true, that myth,

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legend of fiddling while Rome burns?

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Urban legend, probably.

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-Probably not true?

-No.

-He probably didn't play the fiddle?

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He probably didn't, no.

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He wouldn't have been called a fiddler at the time anyway,

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-so it was just, yeah...

-Yeah, OK.

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So, back to you, Nick.

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Approximately how many Allied troops were evacuated from Dunkirk between

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May 26th and June 4th 1940?

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OK.

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Not too sure specifically here.

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So I think I'm going to have to go for,

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er, 340,000.

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Yes, you're right. Well done.

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340,000 is correct.

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A big evacuation.

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Dave, in 1978, which man became the first non-Italian Pope

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of the Roman Catholic Church for 455 years?

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Jorge Bergoglio was Francis,

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from Argentina.

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So it's not him. Joseph Ratzinger, I think, was Benedict XVI

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from Germany. No.

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Um, I think it's Karol Jozef Wojtyla,

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John Paul II. 1978.

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Brilliant, Dave. Good quizzing.

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Mr Wojtyla is the right answer.

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OK, Nick, your question.

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Which 66-year-old holy Roman Emperor died

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whilst crossing a river in Anatolia in 1190,

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whilst travelling to the Holy Land to take part in a crusade?

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OK.

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Charlemagne is the only Roman emperor I have heard of there.

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I'm pretty sure he was the first.

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In which case I think I'll stick with my guns

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and go with Charlemagne.

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Dave, what do you think, is he right?

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I think it's Leopold I, myself.

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-Eggheads?

-Barbarossa.

-It's the other one.

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The other one is Barbarossa. Frederick I of Barbarossa.

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Dave, you can take the round with this.

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In 1861, who became the first prime minister of an united Italy?

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Right, that's a tough question.

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Um...

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I have not heard of any of those names in terms of the unification of

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Italy. All I was thinking of was Garibaldi.

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And maybe even Cavour coming in.

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But I've not heard of any of these.

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I've not heard of him, but Camillo Benso is my guess.

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Let's have a look. Kevin?

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Yeah, that's good, actually, because Dave mentioned Cavour.

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And he is normally known as Cavour, which was his title.

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-Ah.

-He was the Count of Cavour.

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But his family name was Camillo Benso.

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Well, you mentioned Cavour, and actually that's the same guy.

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-Is it?!

-It's because of the family name, yeah.

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So Camillo Benso is absolutely right, well done.

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Very good. Three out of three. You can see how good these Eggheads are.

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Nick, you played well, but you got beaten I'm afraid and you won't be in the final round.

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Come back to us, please, gentlemen. We'll play on.

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Right, the Tinpot Miners have lost one brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads are still over there with their mining implements,

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digging away. And the next subject for you, Arts & Books.

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CHALLENGERS GROAN

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-Not good.

-Not what we wanted.

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-Is this me?

-I think it is you.

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-Take one for the team.

-All right, OK.

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Who would you like to go for?

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Team captain, who am I picking?

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Um, would you like to take on Pat?

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-Yeah.

-Go on.

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-Pat, I think.

-OK.

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Anthony from the Tinpot Miners taking on Pat from the Eggheads.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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Anthony, you were born in Johannesburg?

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-Yeah, that's right.

-So you came to the UK to study?

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I moved here when I was five with my little brother.

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My parents decided the education would be better over here.

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You are also one of the Tinpot Miners?

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-Yeah, that's true.

-With the intention of what of doing

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mining in South Africa, or Europe, where?

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I'm really not sure at this point.

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I thought I would do a Masters, but I would have to find a job at the end of that.

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So I decided I would just dive in right now.

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What kind of mining would it be - gold mining?

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Oh, specific. But I suppose I could get into that.

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Yeah. Or coal, does it not matter?

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-At this point, not really. I'm just trying to see where I can land, really.

-OK.

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-Any suggestions, Pat?

-Just keep digging until you find something.

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Yeah, very sensible.

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He is wise, isn't he? He is very wise, Anthony, isn't he?

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Oh, yes. That's why he won £1 million on Millionaire.

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OK, Arts & Books, would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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All right, I sensed it wasn't necessarily anybody's first choice,

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this subject. So good luck, Anthony.

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-Thank you.

-Jane is the first name of which of these fictional characters?

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I have a feeling that it's Miss Trunchbull,

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purely because I saw Matilda recently.

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So I'm going to go for that one.

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Miss Trunchbull. There's a strange correlation between the

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first and the second answer.

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I think... Was she Agatha Trunchbull?

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-Yes. That's right.

-Have I totally misremembered that?

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-No, you are right, yeah.

-And of course Miss Marple

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is Agatha Christie's creation, and she was Jane Marple.

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Goodness me.

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Pat, your question.

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With which genre of literature is the author, Alistair MacLean,

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most closely associated?

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I think he wrote things like Ice Station Zebra.

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I think the things he wrote were thrillers.

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They were, indeed, thrillers.

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OK, Anthony, back to you.

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Which character from a play is secretly in love

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with a character named Roxanne?

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I know the film.

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I think Baz Luhrmann did a remake of it and I've forgotten it.

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But I feel like it's Cyrano de Bergerac.

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Cyrano de Bergerac is the right answer.

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Well done. With that French actor, who was that?

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-Depardieu.

-Gerard.

-Gerard Depardieu, that's right.

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OK. Pat, your question.

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"This was the most unkindest cut of all",

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is a famous line from which of Shakespeare's plays?

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I think this is one of those occasions when we should not

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go for Hamlet.

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I think it relates to the assassination of Julius Caesar.

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It might actually relate to Brutus' contribution to the assault.

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I don't think it's Much Ado About Nothing, which is a comedy.

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And I think for once it's not Hamlet.

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So I'm going for Julius Caesar.

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Julius Caesar is correct.

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And was it part of the famous funeral speech then?

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It may be by Mark Anthony to the killing of Caesar.

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OK, we go back to you, Anthony.

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Which poet famously wrote,

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"Any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind"?

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And you need to get this right.

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I'm going to have to take a complete stab in the dark

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and go for William Wordsworth.

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Any of your team know?

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-Not a clue.

-I think I would have went with that.

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I mean, he's the most well-known.

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-He's the only one I recognise.

-Yeah.

-Definitely poets, all of them.

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John Donne is the answer.

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Anthony, sorry. Pat's won through and will be in the final as well.

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And the Eggheads are in good shape here, so Challengers,

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round three is the time to come back.

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So we had John Donne there.

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"Any man death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind".

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Where is that from?

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That is from a poem called No Man is an Island Entire of Itself.

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And that's as far as I can get!

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JEREMY CHUCKLES

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And when was he writing, John Donne?

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Late 16th, early 17th century.

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Metaphysical poet, is that what they call him?

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-What does that mean?

-Dealing with the realm of the spiritual.

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So beyond physics, beyond the physical world.

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I think he was the Dean of St Paul's, or something like that.

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-Was he?

-Wasn't he?

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-He was Dean of St Paul's.

-Yes, he was Dean of St Paul's.

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OK, as it stands the Tinpot Miners have lost two brains

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from the final round. What do we do now?

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What's the thought?

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-Try and win a category!

-Try and win something.

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A good round now, definitely.

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A good round now would be very useful indeed.

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The subject is Music, gentlemen.

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I think you can out class them on lots of music, I think.

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It's not ideal, but...

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-We'll have to give it a go, I think.

-Yeah.

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Are you going to go for it?

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I will.

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-OK, it's going to be Alex.

-And who do you want to take on?

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We could just carry on down the line I mean, I don't think...!

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-Beth? Yeah?

-Yeah, go for it.

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-I'll take on Beth.

-OK, so you're making progress from Dave...

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I see the logic. This is brilliant.

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No-one's ever done this before!

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Alex from the Tinpot Miners taking on Beth from the Eggheads on Music.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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You were a runner, Alex, or you are a runner?

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Well, now and again back a few years ago, when I used to play football.

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Yeah, I had a bit of a good time on the wing

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when I used to be quick, before university.

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You then ran for Wales, did you?

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Yeah. Under 17s.

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Basically the chairman thought I was quick on the wing,

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and he just sort of said, there's a bit of a spare seat,

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really, or run, and that's how it happened, really.

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What distance were you running then?

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-It was the 200, it was.

-At what sort of level?

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It was UK-based - Scotland, Ireland, Wales and England.

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Terrific. And so did you stop that at some point, or what?

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Not really. I mean, I wasn't really a sprinter as such.

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The chairman saw there was a spare space,

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and he thought it would probably be a good idea, so I had a go.

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OK, well good luck racing Beth here.

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It's Music. Would you like to go first or second, Alex?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. Which song begins with these lines,

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"Look into my eyes, you will see what you mean to me.

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"Search your heart, search your soul,

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"and when you find me there you'll search no more"?

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Can you repeat the first, please?

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Which song begins with these lines, "Look into my eyes, you will see,

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"what you mean to me, search your heart, search your soul,

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"and when you find me there, you'll search no more."

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I just, yeah, I had to re-...

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Get it through my ears. I think that is Bryan Adams.

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(Everything I Do) I Do It For You.

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Yes, it is, well done.

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(Everything I Do) I Do It For You.

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OK, Beth. Which of these albums was released first?

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Back to Black was sort of, mid-2000s,

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Parklife was mid-1990s,

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Brothers In Arms was probably early '80s,

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but it's definitely Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits.

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Brothers in Arms is quite right, Beth.

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Second question to you Alex.

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The word skirl,

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S-K-I-R-L,

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refers to the sound made by which musical instrument?

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I don't know I understand what a zither is.

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Oh, skirl, skirl...

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I will have to have a guess on this one.

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I'll go for bagpipes.

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The bagpipes is right. Well done.

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Got any Scots on this side?

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No. No, we haven't.

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Beth, who found fame as the lead singer in the band The Cure?

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They're all frontmen of bands.

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Jimmy Somerville was The Communards,

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the lead singer of The Cure was Robert Smith.

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Yeah, Robert Smith, obviously.

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Not remembering Feargal Sharkey's band is quite serious.

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Feargal Sharkey was the lead singer of The Undertones.

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-The Undertones! That's right.

-Yeah, that's quite a major thing.

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I remember him as a solo artist.

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-What can I say?

-Yeah, that's even more unfortunate.

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-Tragic, I know.

-Robert Smith is the right answer, there.

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You've got your point. Well done. OK.

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Alex, according to musical legend,

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the young Mozart risked excommunication by writing down from memory

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which piece of music after hearing it performed at the Vatican?

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I'll have a bit of a think.

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I'm not sure.

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But something tells me maybe Handel,

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so I'll go for Messiah by Handel.

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OK, Beth. Can you help us with the dates, or the logic here?

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Oh, the dates I can't help you with.

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But I can help you with the right answer.

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-Go on.

-Which unfortunately is not Messiah, it's Miserere by Allegri.

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Miserere by Allegri.

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Anyone help us out with the other two after Mozart or,

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is it possible that he could've written one of those down or what?

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-No, well, he could because they both precede...

-Right.

-..Mozart.

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So, yeah, it's possible that he could've done either, yeah.

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Yeah, it could've been any of them, Alex.

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None of them were after Mozart.

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Miserere by Allegri, as Beth says, is the right answer.

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That's a shame.

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Yeah, because it lets Beth in now with the third question.

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So Beth, you can get your place in the final with this.

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To Those Who Pass The Borough,

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and What Harbour Shelters Peace

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are songs from which opera by Benjamin Britten?

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Can I have the names of the songs again, please?

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Yeah, there's two of them. To Those Who Pass The Borough

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and What Harbour Shelters Peace. What Harbour Shelters Peace.

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Songs from which opera by Benjamin Britten?

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I'm not a fan of English composers at all.

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I'm going to go with the one that I've...

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I've not performed any of them

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and I'm more oratorio singing than opera singer.

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I'm going to go with Peter Grimes.

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-Eggheads, do we like that?

-Yes.

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-Yes.

-Yes, we do. Peter Grimes is right.

-Lucky me!

-Well done.

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-Three out of three.

-So sorry, Alex.

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Alex, knocked out by our Egghead.

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Another Egghead in the final round.

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So we've got one more round to play before the final.

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Please return to us and we'll do just that.

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As it stands, the Tinpot Miners have lost three brains from the final

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round. The Eggheads have not lost any,

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and have had a number of games where they've been playing really

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strongly, haven't they? And the next subject is Sport.

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-Yes!

-Is that good?

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-At last.

-We think so.

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Yeah.

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-This is Elliott for this one.

-Elliott, our business student.

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-Yes.

-Which Egghead would you like to take on?

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I'm guessing it's Kevin cos you're going one at a time.

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I'll carry on the pattern. See if we can take Kevin out before the final.

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Yeah, well, he has to be faced at some point for sure.

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So, Elliott, from the Tinpot Miners, taking on the Ironman,

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from the Eggheads.

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That's Robert Downey Junior.

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To ensure there is no conferring,

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for the last time please go to our famous Question Room.

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Right, Elliott, good luck to you.

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-You're studying business?

-Yeah, I am, yeah.

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-Where are you studying at?

-Down in Bath, nice place.

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OK, and based in London, normally?

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-Yeah, doing a bit of work in London at the moment but originally from Hertfordshire.

-What's your...

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-Is your aim to be a miner as well or...

-It's not.

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I think we'll leave that to the guys, the three of them.

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I don't want to go down a hole for the rest of my life.

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-OK. Good luck here.

-Thank you.

-Sport it is.

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Against Kevin. Let's see if you can pitch him out.

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-That would be really, really handy.

-OK.

-First or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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And here we are with your question, Elliott.

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In which year was the boxer Anthony Joshua born?

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Well, I'm 21.

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And, I doubt he would be...

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Would he be only 23?

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How much older than me?

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I'm going to go with 1989.

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Yeah, well done. 1989.

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Brilliant boxer.

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Did you see that bout, Kevin, between Joshua and Klitschko?

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-I saw some of it, I didn't see the whole thing.

-One of the best ever.

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It was up and down, and you couldn't tell who was going to win.

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-Yeah.

-A bit like Eggheads, most days.

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-Yes, exactly, yeah.

-All right.

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Your question. In the men's version of which sport are there two teams

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made up of ten people on each side

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and the match divided into four periods of 20 minutes each?

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So ten, ten men per side?

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Ten men per side, and the match divided into four periods

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of 20 minutes.

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That would be lacrosse.

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Lacrosse is quite right. Elliott, your question.

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Which football club came second behind Chelsea

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in 2016/2017 English Premier League season?

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That's easy, that's my club, Tottenham Hotspur.

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I promise we didn't ask you that deliberately.

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-OK.

-Tottenham Hotspur is the right answer.

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As a Chelsea fan, I feel your pain.

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-Really sorry about it.

-I'd say thanks, but...

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-Yeah.

-As we always say, it's happened again.

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Kevin. Harold Larwood was a major

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name in which sport in the 1930s?

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He was a fearsome bowler in cricket.

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Cricket is correct.

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-So nothing to choose between you so far. Two points each.

-OK.

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Elliott, how many Olympic medals did Steve Ovett at win in his career?

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I'm not entirely sure.

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So I'm going for the middle ground and go for four.

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Four is your answer, then. He is a contemporary of Sebastian Coe.

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-Dave?

-I think it's two, I think he just won two in 1980.

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I think he won the gold in the 800 metres,

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which he wasn't expected to win.

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And bronze in the 1,500 metres, which he was expected to win.

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And that he qualified in '84 for the 1,500 metres

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but collapsed with dehydration,

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didn't make the podium whereas Coe defended his title.

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Very good, Dave. The answer, Elliott, is two, I'm afraid.

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OK, Kevin. Your question to take the round.

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Tim Visser and Richie Gray,

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have played international rugby union for which team?

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Kevin, for the final place...

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-What was the first name?

-Tim Visser.

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So that's V-I-S-S-E-R.

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Yeah, and Richie Gray

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International rugby union for which team?

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I might be going wrong here, but I believe that's Scotland.

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If you've got this right, you're in the final.

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And it's a clean sweep by the Eggs.

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The answer is Scotland. Well done, Kevin.

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Sorry, Elliott, knocked out there on Sport.

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As a Spurs fan, I know that's hard to take.

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It is. Again.

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Please, return to your teams, we'll play the final round for £12,000.

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So, this is what we have been playing towards.

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It's time for the final round, which as always is General Knowledge.

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

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

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All from the Challengers' side, I'm afraid.

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Alex, Anthony, Elliott and Nick from that Tinpot Miners,

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would you please now leave the studio?

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Lewis, you're playing to win the Tinpot Miners £12,000

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and it can be done. Dave, Pat, Beth, Kevin, Judith,

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you're playing for something that money can't buy,

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which is to keep this storming run the Eggheads are on, going.

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And you're playing for the shirt.

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

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They're all General Knowledge, Lewis.

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Normally, I would say you can confer but it's tricky with your friends back there.

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But now we see whether you with you one mining brain

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can take down the deep-sea divers of the Eggheads.

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Let's see, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Good luck, very tense here with £12,000 to play for.

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What is the name of the highest point in the Peak District?

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OK, so...

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Ben Macdui that implies more Scotland

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with the Ben in front.

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I think, anyway.

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Kinder Scout, I've never heard of.

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But then, Scafell Pike - is that in the Peak District?

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It's a tough start.

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I'll...

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I'll go with Scafell Pike.

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Scafell Pike is your answer.

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Let's check, where is Scafell Pike, Eggheads?

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-Lake District.

-Lake District.

-It is the Lake District.

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-It's a high place.

-Yeah.

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It's Kinder Scout in the Peak District.

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OK.

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Eggheads, The Real Slim Shady is a song by which rapper?

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Eminem, Judith.

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OK, that is Eminem, I'm told.

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You knew that?

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No, I didn't.

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Eminem is the right answer.

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So they're ahead

0:25:200:25:22

but you can pull back now.

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Which actress first found fame as Allison MacKenzie in the American soap opera Peyton Place?

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I can't gauge how old that would be.

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I don't know, maybe Meryl Streep, is...

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..slightly. Well, I can gauge how old she is.

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Um...

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I've not heard of Mia Farrow.

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I don't know if I should've or not.

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Diane Keaton I've have heard of.

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Usually when I'm watching this, it's normally the one that

0:25:520:25:55

I don't think it is, is normally the right answer.

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And that would lead me towards Mia Farrow.

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But...for some reason I'm going to go with Diane Keaton.

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-It's Mia Farrow.

-Oh!

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You used the brilliant logic

0:26:120:26:14

that you think it's Diane Keaton but that's probably going to be wrong,

0:26:140:26:16

so you'll go for the one you don't think it is,

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which is Mia Farrow which would've been right but then you went back

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-to Diane Keaton.

-Yeah.

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-I felt your pain.

-It always works, as well.

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-You're right, it does always work.

-Yeah.

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OK, Eggheads. You can take the contest with this question.

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In the 2016 presidential election,

0:26:310:26:33

it was announced that Hillary Clinton had been diagnosed with which medical condition?

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-She had pneumonia.

-Pneumonia.

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-Yeah.

-I think pneumonia, yeah.

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-Yeah, pneumonia.

-Pneumonia, yeah.

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She had pneumonia.

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If this is pneumonia,

0:26:500:26:52

you've taken the contest cos there's no way back for our Challenger.

0:26:520:26:56

If not, we play on.

0:26:560:26:58

The correct answer is pneumonia.

0:26:580:26:59

We say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

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APPLAUSE

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Commiserations, Lewis.

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I should've gone second there, I think.

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-It's always the case, though.

-I'm sure you would've got, well...

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-I guess these, you will have know your Scafell Pike, as well.

-Yeah.

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-I'm sorry about that. It's really hard when you're on your own.

-It is, yeah.

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-I was begging for a mining question to come up there.

-I was.

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I don't know think I would have got it right.

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We needed gold, we needed silver, we would've settled for anything - tin, copper, anything.

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So sorry, the Eggheads, I almost feel like I'm apologising for them now.

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They've done what comes increasingly naturally to them.

0:27:300:27:33

This winning streak continues.

0:27:330:27:34

And it does mean that the Challengers don't go home with the £12,000.

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So the money rolls over to our next show, no easy way to say it.

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Eggheads, congratulations.

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Who will beat you? Five again.

0:27:430:27:45

Honestly, what are you eating for breakfast?

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Oh, before we go, Beth, you had a question.

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I did. I asked you what the six countries that had the top-level Internet domain codes

0:27:500:27:54

starting with the letter D.

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They are, let's start with the easy ones,

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.DE is Germany,

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.DK is Denmark,

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.DJ Djibouti...

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-Oh!

-And then we go.

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.DM, Dominica,

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.DO Dominican Republic,

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and the one that people might not have thought of is

0:28:120:28:14

.DZ which is Algeria.

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That's a very, very good question.

0:28:170:28:20

I hope you got that at home.

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Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers have the brains to unseat them.

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£13,000 says they won't do it.

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Until then, goodbye.

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