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Listeners vs Trade Unionists

Quiz show in which links must be made between seemingly random things. Listener crossword fans play a trade union group in the 3rd/4th place play-off.


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Hello, and welcome to one of my favourite stages of Only Connect,

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the third-place play-offs.

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This is the last shot at glory for the best two teams that didn't make the final.

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So, the stakes are high.

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Well, it's not like their homes are at risk if they do badly

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but their quizzing reputation could be,

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and given the current state of the economy,

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that's probably worth more. I am delighted to welcome back

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our valiant former semi-finalists.

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On my right, Andrew Lyman, a shift manager at a chemical plant

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who enjoys playing bridge and scrabble online.

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Jane Teather, a Middlesex cricket supporter

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and natural sciences graduate who now works as an information design consultant.

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And their captain, Dave Tilley,

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a blogging enthusiast with a love of Puccini and the Pet Shop Boys.

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They're all committed crossword solvers,

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committed particularly to the Listener crossword, hence they are the Listeners.

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Dave, you missed out on a seat in the final for the Antiquarians

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but third place is up for grabs tonight. Which has been your favourite game so far?

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Despite losing the last one because of the wall

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where we got four Guardian crossword compilers,

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though unfortunately Jane's husband has been in a deep sulk ever since

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because he wasn't one of them!

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Well, perhaps you'll have a new favourite game after tonight.

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You will be facing, on my left...

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Colin Whorlow, a maths graduate who enjoys bungee jumping

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and foreign travel.

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Nick Atty, a science-fiction fan with a PhD in genetics

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and a passion for country walking.

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And their captain, James Hastie, a civil servant

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who enjoys dancing the foxtrot and has an interest in astronomy.

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They are the Trade Unionists.

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You met the Analysts in your semi-final, were they your toughest opponents?

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They were very, very good winners in that round

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but in the quarter-finals, we were mortally afraid

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because the lady on their team was lightning-fast on the missing vowels.

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I wonder what you think of meeting the Listeners,

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fans of the Listener crossword. Am I right in thinking you have set the Listener crossword?

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That's right, I'm a Listener setter myself.

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-Are your opponents correct in rating that the best available crossword?

-No question whatsoever.

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Ask for his autograph and see if he writes it in a cryptic way -

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not his name, just hints at his name.

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-Get an anagram from him!

-(5,6).

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Let's get on with the quiz. Round One, shall we start there?

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I simply want to know

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the connection between four apparently random clues.

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Unionists, you won the toss but you're sending the Listeners in first.

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Listeners, please choose a question.

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Good old Twisted Flax.

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The good old Twisted Flax.

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BELL RINGS

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The music question. You'll be hearing the clues, first one now...

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# Oh, Lord, where did the feeling go... #

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-Big Country.

-Yep.

-What's it called?

-I can't think.

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Next one, please.

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# Come on, silver lady, take my word

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# I won't run out on you again, believe me... #

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-One more?

-Yes.

-Next, please.

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# Cos I love you... #

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BOTH: Nights In White Satin. DAVE AND JANE: Wedding anniversaries!

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-Satin, silver...

-Go on then.

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-Wedding anniversaries.

-I'm afraid that's not the connection.

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I'm going to play a little blast

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of the last clue.

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# I'm a real wild one

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# And I like a wild fun

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# In a world gone crazy Everything seems hazy... #

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-I'm going to go with our...

-I think that's enough of that.

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This is my favourite music question ever, what great pieces.

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-Do you know the connection?

-Yes, we think we do.

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The artists all have styles of music in their title.

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I don't have the first one. The second one...

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-David Soul.

-..was David Soul.

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The third one was Moody Blues, Nights In White Satin. And the fourth one?

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The fourth one was Iggy Pop and the first one was Big Country.

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They are artists who have styles of music in their names,

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their second names.

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Very well done for the bonus point.

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You may now choose your own question.

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Water, please.

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All right.

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Here's your first clue...now.

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Next, please.

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THEY CONFER QUIETLY

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OK... Next, please.

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-It sank.

-It sank.

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THEY CONFER QUIETLY

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All invented or done in Belfast...

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Next, please.

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Eddystone Lighthouse.

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That was destroyed...

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Ten seconds.

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I can't imagine why blood transfusion would be destroyed!

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No, I can't get it.

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Three seconds.

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Total stab in the dark. These are all things that were built

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-or processes that were invented in Belfast.

-They were not

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all invented and built in Belfast.

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A bonus chance for you, Listeners.

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I don't know.

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Er...

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White stars!

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Why?

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Er...

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-Titanic was...

-Titanic was a White Star Line...

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Er...

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And it ends there!

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This is a brilliant, if gruesome, connection.

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They all killed someone responsible

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for their creation.

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Alexander Bogdanov, a researcher involved in blood transfusions,

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died after having a blood transfusion.

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William Bullock, inventor of the web rotary printing press,

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died of gangrene after he got caught in the machinery.

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The designer of the Titanic went down with it.

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Henry Winstanley stayed overnight in his Eddystone Lighthouse

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the night of a terrible storm.

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Their creators died as a result of creating them.

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Listeners, please choose a hieroglyph.

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Two Reeds, please.

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OK. These are going to be picture clues, here's the first one.

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Who do you think it might be?

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Next one, please.

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That's Obama's dog, what's Obama's dog called?

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What's the first picture?

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SHE WHISPERS

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Next one, please.

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Jellyfish. Jellyfish, or do you think it's man-of-war...

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What's the first picture...

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Ten seconds.

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-Shall we go for it?

-Yes.

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Last one, please.

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-He's from Portugal.

-Three seconds.

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Portugal, or Portuguese. Man-of-war, Portuguese footballer.

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Portuguese is the connection.

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Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo,

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Portuguese man-of-war, Obama's dog - never mind its name,

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its genre is a Portuguese Water Dog.

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And that first picture, do you know who that is?

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnets From The Portuguese.

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She wrote Sonnets From The Portuguese

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for her husband, Robert Browning,

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because he nicknamed her "My Little Portuguese".

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Portuguese is the connection, well done.

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Unionists, your turn to choose.

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Horned Viper, please.

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Here is your first clue now.

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It's a straight line if you're talking about as the crow flies...

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Next, please.

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OK, I'm getting nothing.

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Next, please.

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-Silver River...

-Are these books by somebody I've never heard of?

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-Bird's Path means nothing...

-Next, please.

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Road to Santiago.

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So these are films starring...

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THEY ALL MURMUR

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Ten seconds.

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Do they translate... Argent...

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Three seconds.

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Translated from Spanish...

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-Mmm-mm?

-They all mean something in English

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-if you translate them into Spanish.

-Er...

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They all mean something in English if you translate them into Spanish?!

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Like you get "argento" or something.

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I'm not claiming to be totally on top of this question!

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No. If you had claimed that, I'd have had to reject the claim!

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-Nice try, but no. Listeners?

-I'll let Andrew explain.

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Er, they're all English translations

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of the names of South American capital cities.

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Ooh, wow, they're not, but... You're thinking Argentina - Silver River?

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Ish, that sort of, that sort of thing.

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-No, not really!

-No...

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I liked how confident you sounded! You nearly tricked me

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into giving you the point. I can't, because it's not correct.

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They are alternative names for the Milky Way.

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That last one, according to medieval legend, if you followed

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the Milky Way, it would lead you to the tomb of St James,

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in Santiago. That's why it's the Road to Santiago.

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Bird's Path, Straw Road, Silver River - just nicknames.

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-Listeners, it is your turn.

-The Eye Of Horus, please.

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All right. The Eye Of Horus, here's your first clue.

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THEY CONFER IN WHISPERS

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Next one, please.

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Hecatomb was the answer in a crossword recently.

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-Next one?

-Yes.

-Next one, please.

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Phew! That's a big number!

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Next one, please.

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-It started with 100.

-Three seconds.

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Andrew.

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They all have a connection through 100.

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The Senate has 100 members,

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the mythological creature, Argus,

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had 100 eyes.

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Ten, and all that,

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is one followed by 100 zeros.

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And...that's about it.

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That's absolutely enough. Well done.

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They all do have a connection with 100.

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The third one, ten duotrigintillion,

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yes, a "googol" would be another word, one with 100 zeros.

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A hecatomb, grimly,

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is the ritual slaughter of 100 cattle...

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if, for example, I'm coming for dinner.

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All have a connection with 100. Very well done.

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Back to the Trade Unionists.

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Only one remaining question - Lion, and the first clue is coming up now.

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Next, please.

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That's the one that passed through a civet before you eat it.

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Are they all passed through animals before you eat it...

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-I can imagine...

-Do you want to guess? Up to you, captain.

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-I would guess.

-Let's take one more. One more, please.

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That didn't help but I still think it's a go-for-it.

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I think that's less likely.

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All right, we'll take one point. Next, please.

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Saffron...

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-They're all expensive, aren't they?

-They're expensive things.

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THEY CONFER

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Five seconds.

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They are the most expensive forms of their various types.

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That's absolutely right.

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They're the most expensive of those foodstuffs.

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Yubari melons, first of the harvest, can go for up to £19,000!

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Melons from Japan. Kopi Luwak coffee, what can you tell me?

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Is that that coffee that is passed through the digestive tract

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of a civet before it's used?

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That's right, delicious! Civet coffee.

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Wagyu beef, that's Kobe beef, that's the beef

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where the cattle have drunk beer and been massaged.

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And saffron, how do they make it?

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-From crocus stamens.

-From crocus stamens.

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They need thousands of them to make saffron, so it's expensive.

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Most expensive foodstuffs of their type, well done.

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That means, at the end of Round One,

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the Trade Unionists have got two points.

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The Listeners also have two points.

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Onto Round Two, the Sequences round. This time,

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the clues go up to only three because my question is, what is the fourth clue?

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The teams must work out the connection and the sequence in order to tell me that.

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Listeners, you're first again, please choose a question.

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The Horned Viper, please.

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Right, you're about to see the first in a sequence, what is fourth?

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Time starts now.

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THEY CONFER

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Next one, please.

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Are we going in the wrong direction?

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-Capitals...

-Melbourne's not the capital.

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Could it be something to do with South America?

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Is it Sydney, not Melbourne?

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I can't remember, shall we try again?

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What's the one, don't they play in Darwin?

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-Darwin...

-Ten seconds.

-Next one, please.

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-I reckon it's going to be...Rio or Buenos Aires.

-Three seconds.

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Go on, then.

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Buenos Aires.

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I'm afraid not.

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So there's a possible bonus for the Trade Unionists.

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Palmerston.

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That's not the right answer but you're a lot closer!

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They are prime ministers who were in power

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at the time of a monarch's accession.

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-Oh!

-Wellington was prime minister for the accession of William IV,

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then Queen Victoria then Edward VII, then Asquith was the right answer

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because he was the prime minister for the accession of George V.

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Still, good stab. Your turn now

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to pick a question.

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Twisted Flax, please.

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All right. These are going to be pictures.

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What would you expect to see in the fourth picture?

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Here's the first.

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OK, so it could be something to do with...

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Next, please!

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-Three fingers...

-Something like touch the screen or something.

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Crouch, push... Next, please.

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-That's pause...

-Oh, Crouch, touch, pause, engage!

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Yep!

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Er, probably a picture with a wedding...sorry, engagement ring

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-for "engage".

-There is a picture

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of an engagement ring in that fourth space.

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Crouch, touch, pause, engage or engagement -

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stages in a rugby scrum. Well done.

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Back to you now, Listeners.

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Lion, please.

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All right, first in a sequence coming up.

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What's fourth? The clock starts now.

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Next one, please.

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Is it Egyptian?

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-Don't know. It looks Egyptian, doesn't it?

-Egyptian...

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Next one, please.

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Osiris.

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-Could be Ra.

-Or Horus.

-Horus.

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-Horus. Shall we go for Horus?

-Try Horus.

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Horus.

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It is our old friend, Horus. But why?

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Inspired guess!

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-You've just guessed an Egyptian god, haven't you?

-Yes!

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It could have been Ra. No, it's descent.

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Shu is the father of Geb, is the father of Osiris,

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is the father of Horus. Descent of Egyptian male gods.

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Still, you get the point.

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It's back to you, Trade Unionists.

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Two Reeds, please.

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All right, first in a sequence coming up now.

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Next, please.

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Bell ringing!

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-Right, so what can we...

-I don't know.

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We'll get the next one. Next, please.

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Major? Do majors...

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I think it could well be Major...

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Plain Bob Major, or just Major?

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Let's try it.

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THEY CONFER

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Those are the first bit, these bits come at the end.

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So it's Doubles, Triples, I think it could be Major, yes.

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-Major.

-Well done, it is Major.

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Can you tell me why?

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My learned friend tells me these are the ways

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of ending bell-ringing sequences.

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Not of ending the sequences, of ending the descriptions.

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They're something triple, double, or minor.

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That's right, it shows how many bells there are.

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In bell-ringing methods, for example, Grandsire Doubles,

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would mean that pattern on five bells, Minor is six bells,

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Triple is seven bells, Major would be eight bells

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so that's the next in the sequence.

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-Listeners, your turn.

-Eye Of Horus, please.

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Eye Of Horus. Horus has been good to you so far.

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Here is the first in the sequence.

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Next one, please.

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Are they getting flatter? Sphere, spheroid...

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-Disc, disc.

-Disc....

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Yeah, go on then!

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-Disc.

-I'm afraid that's not the answer.

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I'm going to show the third in the sequence to the Trade Unionists.

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Do you want to have a go at saying what's fourth?

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I think it's called the hyperboloid?

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It is not called that.

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The answer is "quadric" and I'll tell you why.

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They're not getting flatter, they're getting less specific.

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Each of these is a special case of the next.

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A sphere is a special case of a spheroid,

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a spheroid of an ellipsoid,

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and an ellipsoid is a special case of a quadric, the next one.

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Back to you, Trade Unionists. It will be the Water question.

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So the first in the sequence is coming up now.

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"I" in sphinx.

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THEY WHISPER

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Next, please.

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I think that's soup.

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COLIN WHISPERS

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It's a sequence, don't forget.

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Is it the only vowel or something?

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OK, so you're looking for a word that...

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with no vowels in at all.

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THEY MURMUR

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Next, please.

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-Oh, right, so a long...

-Five seconds.

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-It's a sequence.

-Er, strengths!

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We'll go with "strengths".

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That is brilliant.

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I didn't think anyone would get this. Well done.

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Can you explain why? Don't disappoint me!

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It is vowels...one vowel only, in words of increasing length.

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That's exactly what it is.

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Words that contain one vowel only,

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of six letters, seven, eight and nine.

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But it's believed that "strengths" is the only nine-letter word

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with a single vowel in it.

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You did very well to snatch at that with just a few seconds to spare.

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Well done, Colin.

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At the end of Round Two, the Listeners have got four points,

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but the Trade Unionists are ahead with eight.

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Time for the Connecting Wall.

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16 very difficult clues but four almost invisible groups

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are hidden within them. If you think that's a challenge,

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why not play along online, which you can do at the same time.

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Trade Unionists, it is your turn to go first this time.

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Please tell me if you would like Lion or Water.

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Water, please.

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Right, you have got two and a half minutes to solve this wall, starting now.

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Right, we've got Scapa Flow and Skye.

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-Murrayfield is...

-And a stadium, as is Millennium.

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Eden Park, and...

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So Millennium, Murrayfield, Eden Park

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and...

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OK, Chatham?

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I think you've got docklands, haven't you?

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THEY CONFER

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-You've got the Woolwich, Norfolk...

-The Border...

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And...

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And...

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Deptford...

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Woolwich, Norfolk...

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I think Skye is.

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OK, you can... I think there's dockyards.

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There's Rosyth and Chatham, and...

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NICK MURMURS

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You've used a minute.

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If we don't get anywhere in a moment...

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We're wasting our time.

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Then stop and let me...

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You keep looking whilst I'm doing this.

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-I'd like you to try something.

-OK.

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-Chatham, Rosyth...

-Rosyth...

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-Deptford and Scapa Flow.

-Deptford.

-And possibly Woolwich.

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OK, try...

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OK, try that without Scapa.

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All right, try it without Rosyth.

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Try it without Deptford.

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-Yeah!

-You've got a minute left.

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Barrytown Trilogy is the books that Roddy Doyle wrote, of course.

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-Deptford Trilogy!

-Deptford Trilogy, I think there is.

-OK.

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-Millennium Trilogy?

-That sounds good, Millennium Trilogy, definitely.

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-No, OK.

-Try those again with... Let's try... Try Norfolk.

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Try them again with Skye.

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Or Border, Border sounds good, actually.

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-Barrytown, Millennium...

-You've got 30 seconds.

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Yes!

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Right, so we've got Murrayfield, and Newlands...

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You've solved the wall, very well done. Four points immediately

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and I want to now ask you about the connections.

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Rosyth, Scapa Flow, Woolwich, Chatham.

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-I think you had this one.

-Dockyards.

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They are the sites of British dockyards,

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many of them closed or closing

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but original sites of dockyards.

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Barrytown, Millennium, Border, Deptford.

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We think these are trilogies.

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They are literary trilogies. You knew Barrytown, Roddy Doyle.

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Millennium Trilogy, that's Stieg Larsson.

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-The Border Trilogy, I don't think you knew?

-No!

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Cormac McCarthy. All The Pretty Horses, that's one.

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And the Deptford Trilogy, that's Robertson Davies.

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The next group - Murrayfield, Eden Park, Flaminio, Newlands.

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They're sports stadiums?

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We're only one place away from the final, I want an exact answer!

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-Rugby stadiums!

-They are national rugby stadiums, or stadia.

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And the last one - Bull, Skye, Norfolk, Cairn.

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These are types of terrier.

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They're simply types of terrier.

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You found the four groups and the four connections,

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that's eight points, plus the bonus two,

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it's a maximum of ten points, well done.

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Time to bring back their opponents and give them a new Connecting Wall.

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16 fresh, but equally difficult, clues still must be sorted

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into four groups of four.

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Listeners, it is the Lion wall remaining for you.

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You've got two and a half minutes to solve it, starting now.

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Audubon, bird... Oddie and Audubon are bird-watchers.

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Bond's a birdwatcher, there's one remaining for birdwatcher.

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-Let's think.

-Get rid of those, I've got another one.

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Lack, Effektiv, Malm, and Ivar...

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And Billy...oh, and Pax, they're IKEA brands.

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OK, take a step back.

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-Er, let's think.

-Watering can, trash can, billy can...

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-Yep.

-Yes. Jerrycan.

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Yep.

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No... Spray can.

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-So Billy is our IKEA brand.

-Flor...

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Er, Ivar, Pax... Effektiv, Ivar and Malm are definitely IKEA brands.

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There we go.

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You used one minute.

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-We've got Oddie, Bond and Audubon.

-Was Lack a bird person?

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I don't know, what would the other ones be?

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Vesta, Pax, Flora and Minerva are all Greek gods? Greek goddesses.

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Go on.

0:24:040:24:06

You've solved the wall, very well done. Excellent stuff.

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Four points. Let's see if you can get the connection, even bonus points for the maximum ten.

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Trash, jerry, spray, watering.

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-They're all cans.

-They're all cans.

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Trash can, jerrycan, spray can, watering can. The next group -

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Ivar, Billy, Malm, Effektiv.

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Er, things you can buy at IKEA.

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They are products sold at IKEA. You spotted that one quickly!

0:24:290:24:33

Are you keen IKEA shoppers?

0:24:330:24:34

-Not me.

-My wife is.

0:24:340:24:36

I'm sure our viewers know that other forms

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of flat-pack furniture, rug and vase are available!

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But those are products sold by IKEA. The next group...

0:24:410:24:45

Flora, Pax, Minerva, Vesta.

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-Goddesses.

-Give me more.

0:24:470:24:50

-Er...

-They were Greek?

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Vesta was the goddess of the hearth...

0:24:520:24:55

Now, as I said to your opponents, we are one away from the final,

0:24:550:24:59

-I want something very precise.

-Roman goddesses.

-They are Roman goddesses,

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that is correct.

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And finally, Lack, Oddie, Bond, Audubon.

0:25:050:25:08

Birdwatchers, twitchers.

0:25:080:25:10

Ornithologists is the longer word I was looking for.

0:25:100:25:13

Can you talk me through them a bit?

0:25:130:25:15

William Oddie, of Goodies fame and Countrywatch and all the rest of it.

0:25:150:25:19

James Bond is a keen birdwatcher.

0:25:190:25:22

James Bond, who wrote Birds Of The West Indies,

0:25:220:25:26

the spy James Bond was named after him, by Ian Fleming.

0:25:260:25:31

John James Audubon was a bird photographer.

0:25:310:25:34

He catalogued the birds of North America.

0:25:340:25:36

You don't know the first one, David Lack?

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-No.

-He wrote Darwin's Finches.

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You are right in telling me they're all ornithologists.

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So, at the end of that wall round,

0:25:450:25:47

you got four points for the groups, you told me the connections correctly, so that's eight points.

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Two bonus points for getting it all correct, a maximum of ten points.

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Let's see how the scores are affected by that.

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The Listeners have got 14 points

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but the Trade Unionists are ahead with 18.

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It will then all be decided by Round Four, the Missing Vowels round.

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We've taken the vowels out of well-known names, phrases or sayings,

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but given how hard the quiz has been so far, don't expect them to be that well-known!

0:26:150:26:19

What are the hidden clues?

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Fingers on buzzers then, teams.

0:26:220:26:23

The first group are...

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Unionists.

0:26:310:26:32

-Broadway.

-Correct.

0:26:320:26:33

Listeners.

0:26:350:26:37

-Rodeo Drive.

-Correct.

0:26:370:26:39

This one not so famous.

0:26:440:26:46

It's Peachtree Street. Next clue.

0:26:460:26:48

Listeners.

0:26:490:26:50

-Sunset Boulevard.

-Yes, it is.

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Next category...

0:26:530:26:56

-Listeners.

-Beekeeper.

-Yes, it is.

0:26:590:27:02

-Unionists?

-Abracadabra.

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As if by magic, you get a point.

0:27:060:27:08

Listeners.

0:27:130:27:15

-Protozoology.

-Yes, it is.

0:27:150:27:17

Unionists.

0:27:190:27:20

-Invisibility.

-Indeed so.

0:27:200:27:22

Next category, I'm sorry about this, it's movie spoilers.

0:27:220:27:25

Unionists.

0:27:280:27:29

-Rosebud was his sled.

-Yep.

0:27:290:27:32

Listeners.

0:27:340:27:35

Darth Vader is Luke's father.

0:27:350:27:38

Yes, he is.

0:27:380:27:39

I'm going to have to give away

0:27:430:27:45

the twist myself,

0:27:450:27:46

from The Crying Game, Dill is a man.

0:27:460:27:49

Next clue...

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END-OF-GAME JINGLE

0:27:500:27:53

There won't be a next clue, it's the end of the quiz.

0:27:540:27:57

I must tell you, if you were planning to watch Soylent Green,

0:27:570:27:59

you're going to know that Soylent Green is people.

0:27:590:28:03

I apologise for those spoilers,

0:28:030:28:05

for anyone who was looking forward to surprise cannibalism later, ruined it!

0:28:050:28:09

Looking then at the final scores.

0:28:090:28:12

The Listeners have got a very good 19 points.

0:28:120:28:16

But the winners and official third place

0:28:160:28:18

in this year's Only Connect, with 22 points, is the Trade Unionists.

0:28:180:28:22

-Very well done.

-Well done, guys.

0:28:220:28:25

Well done, Listeners, you're fourth in the series,

0:28:250:28:28

it's not easy to get there on this quiz so excellent, very well done.

0:28:280:28:32

You probably thought that was a difficult quiz.

0:28:320:28:34

Well, people thought the Napoleonic Wars were a murderous conflict...

0:28:340:28:38

Join me next time for the final.

0:28:380:28:40

This week, Waterloo. Next week, Passchendaele.

0:28:400:28:45

Goodbye.

0:28:450:28:47

Subtitles by Red Bee Media Ltd

0:28:490:28:52

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A trio of Listener crossword fans and three members of an executive council trade union group compete in the 3rd/4th place play-off. They compete to draw together the connections between things which, at first glance, seem utterly random, from blood transfusion to web rotary printing press to RMS Titanic to Eddystone lighthouse.