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Social Networkers vs Antiquarians

Quiz show in which links must be made between seemingly random things. Three online pals play a trio of history buffs in the first quarter-final.


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Hello, and welcome to Only Connect, the quarterfinals.

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Both teams here won their original heats,

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so for them it's a sort of returning home,

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like to your parents' after your first school disco,

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a warm welcome followed by some awkward questions.

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Joining me on my right

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Roger Pratley, a folk-music aficionado with a passion for Indian cuisine,

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Sean Carey, a former bingo-club manager

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who enjoys athletics and 1970s music,

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and their captain, Beth Webster,

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a trombone player with a Masters from Birkbeck College

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who enjoys Formula 1 racing.

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They're all committed fans of social media.

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They are the Social Networkers.

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Beth, you beat the Vegetarians in your heat.

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How have you preparing for the quarterfinal?

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We've been having a few revision sessions,

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completing all the walls online, all bolstered by a teacake.

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NOTHING boosts brain power like a teacake.

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They say eating a lot of fish is the key.

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Perhaps that was a problem for the Vegetarians.

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Lentils just won't cut it!

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Your opponents this time are the Antiquarians.

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On my left, it's Simon Belcher,

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a science communications graduate studying astronomy,

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Debbie Challis, a Pilates enthusiast

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with a doctorate in art history,

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and their captain, Will Howells,

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a stand-up comedian with a Masters degree in physics and astrophysics.

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They share a keen interest in history. They are the Antiquarians.

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Will, you beat the Fantasy Footballers.

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What was the secret of success?

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I think partly it was a profound knowledge

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of all of human civilisation and history,

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but mostly lucky guessing.

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Well, I hope you know all the answers tonight,

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but guessing could take you a long way.

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Later on during the show,

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you'll be able to play along with the Connecting Wall

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if you've got a computer with you.

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But that's all for later.

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And if TV on its own is excitement enough,

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all you need is a nice, big teapot

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full of brandy, and we're going to play round one.

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I just want to know what's the connection between

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four apparently random clues.

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Networkers, you won the toss,

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but you're making the Antiquarians go first.

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So, Antiquarians, please pick a question.

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Eye of Horus, please.

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First one will be the Eye of Horus,

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and your first clue is coming up now.

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-Aneres? Is that a star?

-I don't think so.

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Shall we take the next one? Next.

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Seltaeb? "Beatles" backwards. "Serena" backwards, though?

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"Beatles" backwards, the band.

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-What's Serena? Serena's a person. Shall we take the next one?

-Yeah.

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Next.

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-Robert. They're all just names backwards.

-Yeah.

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Beatles isn't a first name. Er, Beatles, Robert, Serena.

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Shall we take the fourth one? Next.

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Oprah.

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Oprah, Robert, Beatles, Serena.

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-BELL

-Yes?

-They're names backwards.

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In the quarterfinal,

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that is not an answer I can accept.

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There is a possible bonus

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for the Social Networkers.

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I'll let Sean answer.

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They're companies that have been created by the person in question,

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but they have reversed their name.

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That's it. They are trading names or brand names made up from one

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of the founders' names backwards.

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Aneres, that's Serena Williams'

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clothing line. The Beatles had a company, Seltaeb.

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Trebor, the sweets company, was founded by Robert Robertson.

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And Harpo Productions, Oprah Winfrey's production company.

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A bonus point for you, Networkers. Please pick your own question.

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We'll have Twisted Flax, please.

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OK. Ah!

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It's the music or sound question.

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You'll hear the clues. Here comes the first one now.

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OPERATIC ARIA - MALE AND FEMALE VOICES SINGING

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Next, please.

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PIANO AND CELLO

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Is that about a swan?

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Something to do with a swan. Next, please.

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# Ride it on out like a bird in the sky

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# Ride it on out like... #

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BELL

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Songs with swans or music with swans, to do with swans.

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You're quite right.

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What do you think you heard?

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Swan Lake.

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Swan Lake you didn't hear!

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That would have been the fourth.

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-It was Saint-Saens.

-Carnival of the Animals.

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-That was the second one.

-And T-Rex, Ride A White Swan.

-The first

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was the madrigal The Silver Swan.

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We had yet to hear Swan Lake,

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although a good guess for what would be next. Well done.

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Back to you, Antiquarians, to pick a question.

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-Two Reeds.

-Two Reeds.

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You're going to be getting some picture clues.

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The first one is coming up now.

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Any names?

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-No idea.

-Next.

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-Dancing of the Skeletons?

-It's not Daughter Death, is it?

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By the Auschwitz guy? We'd have that question on here, surely.

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Shall we go through to the next one?

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-Yeah.

-Next.

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-Oh, Blue Screen of Death.

-BELL

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Death.

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That is the correct answer.

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Yes, we WOULD have that question!

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Josef Mengele's a favourite.

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He's like Father Christmas to us!

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Known as the Angel of Death.

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That second picture looks like a supermodels' party but is in fact...

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-Do you know?

-Is it the Danse Macabre?

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It's Holbein's Dance of Death

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to fit in with this clue. The Blue Screen of Death was that third one.

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That's an error screen on a PC.

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And the fourth picture, the Wall of Death on a fairground ride.

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A nice, chirpy question, wasn't it?

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Well done. You get the points for that.

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-Over to the Networkers for a question.

-Horned Viper.

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Horned Viper. First clue coming up now.

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Colours. Colours made by chemicals?

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Next, please.

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-Atropine.

-Atropine is...

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Derived from...

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Is atropine a hormone?

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-No.

-Oh, OK.

-Next, please.

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Amyl nitrate.

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-Could they all be used as drugs?

-I don't know.

-Amyl nitrate's popper.

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-Amyl nitrate...

-Next.

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You've got five seconds.

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Nope? OK, there's a possible bonus

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available for the Antiquarians.

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I... Cell?

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Why would it be cell?

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Because maybe Colin Sell from I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

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and maybe atropine is in a cell.

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And the other two?

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Er, you might end up in a cell if you illegally sold amyl nitrate,

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and you might paint it with Prussian blue!

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Good attempt, but no! Should have

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been a giveaway in that fourth one.

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-These are all antidotes.

-Oh!

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Prussian blue is an antidote to thalium poisoning,

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atropine an antidote to sarin, amyl nitrate

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an antidote to cyanide poisoning -

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not how I use it -

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and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, of course, the antidote to panel games.

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They're all antidotes. No points there.

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-Antiquarians, please pick your own hieroglyph.

-Water.

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Water. Your first clue is coming up now.

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-Could be anything.

-Yeah, animals? Next.

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A song? The biggest animals?

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African elephant.

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Shall we take the next one? Next.

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It's a river. Mud? Mississippi mud cake. Mud?

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-But hippo has river in the name, as well. It's Greek "potamos".

-Next.

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-One thousand is M.

-Ten seconds.

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Mud?

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-Roman M. Anything?

-Three seconds.

-BELL

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Mud.

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What's that fourth clue about?

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Didn't really know.

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-Oh, you normally do better than that!

-It's the M in "mud"

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-is a thousand in Roman numerals.

-That's a pretty good attempt.

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Of course, it's completely wrong.

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Thank you for trying. Networkers, what do you think?

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The letter M?

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So...when their guess was mud,

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because the letter M in "mud" is a thousand,

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I would have thrown it over for the bonus to you and it was M?

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No, no, no, no!

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This could be one of those occasions

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when you're too sophisticated.

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Pare it back, think simply.

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These are -

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I think you'll to kick yourselves -

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placeholder words

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when counting seconds.

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-One thousand...

-One elephant, two elephant, three Mississippi,

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four Mississippi, five one thousand.

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Placeholder words for counting seconds, that was.

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Networkers, there is one question remaining in round one. It's Lion.

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We'll have that, then!

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I think you should. The first clue is coming up now.

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Anybody know? Don't know? Nobody know?

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Right. Next.

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-Is that "Gotcha!"?

-Is that "Gotcha!"?

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-Are you sure?

-Isn't that the Belgrano?

-That's '92?!

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-"Up yours, Delors"?

-Next.

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I really haven't a Scooby on that one. >

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-Shall we keep going?

-Next.

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-Ten seconds.

-What might The Sun headline be?

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-I can only think of whatsit.

-Three seconds.

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No, I don't know.

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OK, bonus points available again

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for the Antiquarians.

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We think it's the lights going out.

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We don't know the first, but we think The Sun says,

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"Will the last person to leave Britain turn out the lights?"

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If Kinnock won the election.

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The third one is the lights going out all across Europe,

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and in Earth Hour, people are supposed to turn off their lights.

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Right. They say that Roosevelt's last words were,

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"James, will you please

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"turn out the light?"

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Turning out lights. You get the bonus point this time. Well done.

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That means the scores at the end of Round One see

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the Social Networkers with three points,

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the Antiquarians also with three points.

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Round Two, you'll remember, is about sequences.

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There are still four clues, but you may not see the fourth one.

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I want to know what it is.

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Antiquarians, you're first.

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Please select a hieroglyph.

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Eye of Horus, please.

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Starting with the Eye of Horus.

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The first in the sequence will be shown. What is fourth?

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Time starts now.

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There was a crack in the floor, which was an artwork in Tate Modern.

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-You've got the sesame seeds and...

-That's right.

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-We need to get the next one.

-Next.

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That was there. They had, like, bunks and stuff.

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Was that because of an environmental disaster set in the future?

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Next.

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-Sesame seeds.

-Sesame seeds. I think you're right.

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-BELL

-Ceramic sesame seeds.

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I'll take it. Sunflower seeds.

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But I think you know what the answer is. What's the sequence?

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They're the exhibits in the main Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern.

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That's what they are.

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They're descriptions of them.

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The names - Shibboleth is the crack in the floor,

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Disaster depicts an environmental disaster,

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steel structure is Darkroom and Seeds came next,

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porcelain seeds on the floor.

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People were supposed to be able to

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walk on them.

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They roped them off because people walking on them caused dust,

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then they found out that

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they'd been painted with lead.

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They might have poisoned everybody!

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Networkers, please pick a question.

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-Horned viper, please.

-First in a sequence coming up. What's fourth?

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-Time starts now.

-This is popes.

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-Popes.

-Popes?

-Is it popes?

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Next, please.

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-No, it's not.

-It's something to do with popes though.

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It's definitely to do with popes, but I don't think Pope Benedict.

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-It could be Peter, but shall we wait and see?

-Next.

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-Peter?

-Peter?

-Yeah. BELL

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-First, Peter.

-I'm afraid that is not the correct answer.

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A possible bonus for Antiquarians.

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-First, Julius.

-That's not right either.

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I think you both know that

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popes is the connection.

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What it is

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is the most popular papal names.

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There have been 14 popes called Clement, 15 Benedicts, 16 Gregorys.

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The most popular papal name is John.

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21 Johns.

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Antiquarians, it's your turn to pick a question.

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-Twisted flax, please.

-OK, first in a sequence coming up.

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What is fourth? Your time starts now.

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INDISTINCT MUTTERING

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But isn't it a comic? A cartoon?

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-Next.

-This is bridges over the...?

-Bridges over the...

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-What other ones would there be?

-Brooklyn?

-Shall we see the next one?

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Next.

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-Manhattan Island? Is that a bridge as well?

-I don't know.

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-I haven't got a clue anyway.

-Yeah, Brooklyn.

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BELL Brooklyn.

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-You're right. Do you know why?

-We think they might be bridges

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moving along the Hudson.

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They're bridges over New York's

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East River going north to south.

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Next along would be Brooklyn. You get the points.

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-Social Networkers, please choose.

-Two reeds, please.

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These are picture clues. What would you expect

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to see in the fourth picture? The first one coming up now.

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Arabesque.

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Next.

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-Milking...

-Nine ladies dancing, eight maids a-milking,

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seven swans a-swimming, six geese a-laying.

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BELL Six geese a-laying.

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Do you want to have another go?

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You've got dancing, milking.

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-What's your answer?

-Laying. Just laying.

-Just laying.

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These are, as I think you know, from the 12 days of Christmas,

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but you're not seeing

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nine ladies dancing

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or eight maids a-milking, just the acts.

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Dancing, milking. Swimming would be next, and laying.

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Coming in after two clues, you get three points. Excellent.

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-Back to the Antiquarians to choose.

-Lion.

-Lion.

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First in a sequence coming up now.

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INDISTINCT MUTTERING

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-Take another one.

-Next.

-One and three.

-Is this a sequence?

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Yellow, green, yellow and red. Is it traffic lights?

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No, that's red and... Next.

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That's yellow as well. If you add one and three, you get yellow?

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Is it traffic lights?

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So, green, you'd have red and yellow. Or is it something else entirely?

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Five seconds.

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BELL

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Two and three equals red.

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That's so random.

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And, unfortunately, not correct,

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Possible bonus

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-to the Social Networkers.

-Two equals green.

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No, you're wrong as well. You were guessing numbers.

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The colour is red,

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but you want the number four. It's not traffic lights,

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these are train signals,

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stages in a railway signal. So the second light goes green,

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one and three, yellow,

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this is going backwards.

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The third light is yellow and four equals red, meaning stop.

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Social Networkers, again, there is only one question remaining, water.

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-We'll have that then, please.

-And the first clue is coming up now.

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Anything? Next.

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Is this hardness? The scale of hardness?

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I can't hear you.

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It could go up to diamond. Next.

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Oh, no, it's things in the Earth. It's going down. What's the core?

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-What's the core?

-What's the core of the Earth made of?

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-Is it just a complete iron core?

-Ten seconds.

-Molten magma?

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Yeah, but that's made of something.

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-Shall we just go with iron?

-Five seconds.

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-BELL Iron.

-What sort of iron?

-Molten iron.

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Not the answer I'm looking for.

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I'm going to go over to the Antiquarians for a possible bonus.

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And I don't want to hear chat, I want a very specific answer.

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Em, gaseous... I... Oh... The...

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-Iron core?

-Iron core.

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I'm not going to take it.

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I was tough on you there. As you suspect,

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it's constituent parts

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of the Earth going inwards.

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The problem is you said molten iron.

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Molten iron is the third.

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Deep in at the core, solid iron and nickel.

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I would have taken solid iron from you but not molten,

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because that wouldn't be the next stage.

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So I'm being tough and in this quarterfinal heat at the end

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of the second round, the Social Networkers have got six points

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but the Antiquarians are ahead with seven.

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Round three is the Connecting Wall

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and these connecting walls will be going live online

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if you feel like depressing yourself right along with the teams.

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Go to your computer and you'll find them there.

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Social Networkers, you'll be the ones playing it on TV, though,

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and you've got the choice - lion or water?

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-Lion, please.

-OK.

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Sort these 16 clues into four groups of four if you can. Time starts now.

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-Weather. Forecast, Vane, Report.

-Station.

-Balloon.

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Try those first.

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BUZZ

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No. OK, so weather station, weather report, weather vane. Forecast?

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BUZZ

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-Oh, wedding anniversary.

-Things you can throw. Yeah.

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-So you can throw rice.

-Petals? Bouquet, confetti?

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-BUZZ

-No.

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Um. Petals, petals, gray...Wotton? What's Wotton?

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Is there something... Does it start with a two?

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Order of the Garter.

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-Something a bride might have, a garter.

-Bouquet, stocking. Diamond?

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BUZZ

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-Oh, Lord.

-You've used one minute.

-Draw. Drawback.

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Cable, cable... Oh, my goodness me.

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Do you throw the garter at the end of a wedding as well?

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BUZZ No.

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It's not things you hold, is it? Stockings hold up garters.

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Anne Rice, Anne Diamond. No.

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Harriet Vane?

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These are all people who are married to...

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-Blue stocking?

-Things that fall?

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We're going to have to start randoms.

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Staple, staple.

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-That's not...

-Anagram.

-It's not an anagram.

-Isn't it Carols?

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-Pardon?

-Carols. Is there a Carol Wotton?

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We're going to have to start...

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BUZZ

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-You've got about 40 seconds left.

-Bouquet...

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Carol Gray's certainly an actress.

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Carol Wotton. Carol Rice?

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There's Anne Diamond, Anne Rice. Anne Wotton?

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Oh, dear me. This is awful. Blue stocking, blue diamond.

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-Yeah.

-Blue cable...

-Blue rice, blue vane...

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You've got about ten seconds now.

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Oh, dear me.

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-BUZZ

-No.

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And that's it, your time is up.

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Don't worry, it's a very tough grid. You did well to get one group,

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I'll give you a point. The connection?

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Report, Forecast, Balloon, Station.

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-Weather.

-They can be prefaced by weather, absolutely right.

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Three points still available for connections in the groups you didn't find.

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Let's resolve the wall. So Gray, Wootton, Hallward, Vane.

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-Harriet?

-No.

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-To be honest with you, you know it or you don't.

-No.

-This is a tough one if you haven't read it.

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-They are characters in The Picture of Dorian Gray.

-Oh!

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Dorian Gray himself, Sybil Vane, Lord Henry Wootton

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and Basil Hallward.

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The next group - Stocking, Diamond, Cable, Rice.

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Can they be preceded by a colour?

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Blue stocking, brown rice, blue diamond...

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Preceded by a colour?

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Purple cable. I'm afraid that's not the answer.

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-They are types of knitting stitch.

-Oh!

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Had you spent last night knitting over a film

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of The Picture of Dorian Gray you'd be laughing.

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What about the last one?

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-Garter, Confetti, Bouquet...

-Things that are thrown at weddings.

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That's right. You knew that category was in there,

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things thrown at weddings and the garter is a possible,

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but you couldn't quite get the four. Never mind.

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You got a point for the group and two further connections.

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Three points, not bad in a quarterfinal. Time to bring back

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the Antiquarians for another tough quarterfinal Connecting Wall.

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16 fresh clues, of course, need sorting into four connected groups of four.

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You've done it before, unfortunately you have to do it again.

0:22:090:22:12

So you'll get the wall-to-wall because the line's been taken.

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Your time starts now.

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Camilla is a consort. The Viceroy is a...

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Cherie is a Prime Minister's consort, if you like.

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Viscount, another title.

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-Contra. Oil contras.

-Squidgy was Diana.

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OK, Diana. Would it be, though? Nicknames for...

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-Condesa, I don't know.

-Viking is a probe.

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Emir is a leader of...

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-Viscount is a title.

-Isn't Comte the same as Viscount?

-And Viceroy?

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BUZZ

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-Contra?

-Condesa, I think, is like a count.

-Or Contra?

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I think Emir is as well. That's the other...

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-Is Vimy a nickname for someone?

-I don't know what that is.

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Wellington, beef Wellington. Zipper is a zip.

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Is it shortened or is it a brand name of something?

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Anton du Beke from Strictly Come Dancing.

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Camilla is a dancer in Strictly Come Dancing,

0:23:140:23:17

Ola is a Strictly Come Dancing dancer.

0:23:170:23:21

You've used a minute.

0:23:210:23:22

-Condesa? Vincent.

-There we go.

-OK.

0:23:220:23:28

Beef Wellington...

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-Viscount, so Vimy is a title maybe?

-I don't know.

0:23:290:23:32

Viking is the same word?

0:23:320:23:33

-I think they are words for Count or, like...

-Comte?

0:23:330:23:37

-Viscount, Condesa...

-And just guess one. We've tried Emir already.

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-We don't have Counts in English, it's Earl and Countess.

-Yeah.

0:23:430:23:47

-OK, Cherie is a nickname, Squidgy is Diana.

-You've got a minute left.

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Assuming that Zipper's a nickname, do you think... So maybe those.

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-I don't think Cherie's a nickname.

-Wellington. Duke of Wellington.

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Wellington boot.

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-Contra was a scandal. Contra oil.

-I don't think...

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That's the same as that and that. Comte, Contra, Viscount, I've tried.

0:24:080:24:16

-Who else? Viking?

-I can't see anything.

-Viking's a space probe.

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-Viceroy in India.

-A wordplay or...

-People who lead.

0:24:220:24:28

Zipper, zipper, what's zipper? Squidgy, zipper.

0:24:280:24:33

-It's Zippo lighter, isn't it?

-Yeah.

0:24:330:24:35

-A zipper is a thing...

-Ten seconds now.

0:24:350:24:38

Your boots might have a zipper. Um, er...

0:24:380:24:41

Emir of Kuwait.

0:24:410:24:44

-Viceroy...

-Three seconds.

0:24:440:24:48

That's it.

0:24:480:24:50

You're out of time. But you've got a group. Well done. That's a point.

0:24:500:24:54

Can you tell me the connection?

0:24:540:24:56

Camilla, Vincent, Ola, Anton.

0:24:560:24:58

-They're all professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing.

-That is exactly what they are.

0:24:580:25:02

You also get points for the connections you didn't identify,

0:25:020:25:05

so let's resolve the wall.

0:25:050:25:08

Zipper, Contra, Cherie, Squidgy.

0:25:080:25:12

-Were they scandals? Or do we think nicknames?

-Zippergate, Squidgygate.

0:25:120:25:16

Yeah, gates.

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I'll take it. They're scandals referred to as gates.

0:25:170:25:20

Zippergate, the Monica Lewinski business with Bill Clinton,

0:25:200:25:23

Contragate, the Oliver North affair. Cheriegate?

0:25:230:25:26

-Do you remember that?

-Was it to do with her psychic?

0:25:260:25:30

It was the wife of Tony Blair. It was to do with the purchase of flats in Bristol.

0:25:300:25:35

That was that thing. Squidgygate, Princess Diana and a friend on the phone.

0:25:350:25:39

They were taped. So, yes, scandals known as something gate.

0:25:390:25:42

Next group - Viking, Vimy, Wellington, Viscount.

0:25:420:25:46

-Forms of ships or boots.

-Don't waste your time, it's neither.

0:25:460:25:51

-They are Vickers aircraft.

-Oh!

0:25:510:25:54

Vickers Viking, Vickers Wellington. The last group -

0:25:540:25:57

Condesa, Viceroy, Emir, Comte.

0:25:570:25:59

They're all Counts in different countries.

0:25:590:26:03

I'm afraid they're not, because an Emir is not the same as a count at all.

0:26:030:26:07

You went a little too specific.

0:26:070:26:09

They are simply titles in the nobility.

0:26:090:26:11

Condesa is actually female and would be a countess.

0:26:110:26:14

An Emir, a Muslim prince. Just titles in the nobility.

0:26:140:26:17

But you got a point for the group you found and two more

0:26:170:26:20

for the connection, a total of three points.

0:26:200:26:23

Let's see what that does to the scores going into round four.

0:26:230:26:26

Very close scores. It will all be decided in Round Four,

0:26:340:26:38

the Missing Vowels round, where you have to identify the names, words,

0:26:380:26:42

phrases or sayings with the vowels removed

0:26:420:26:45

and the consonants squidged up.

0:26:450:26:47

Fingers on buzzers. The first group are

0:26:470:26:50

all rival factions.

0:26:500:26:53

-BELL

-Networkers.

0:26:550:26:56

-Cavaliers and Roundheads.

-Correct.

0:26:560:26:58

Don't know this one? It's bloods and crips. Next clue.

0:27:020:27:05

-BELL

-Antiquarians.

0:27:080:27:10

-Autobots and Decepticons.

-From Transformers. Correct.

0:27:100:27:15

No? This one's to do with the Twilight novels.

0:27:190:27:21

Team Edward and Team Jacob.

0:27:210:27:23

Next category - Mathematical curves.

0:27:230:27:25

-BELL

-Networkers.

0:27:270:27:28

-Elipse.

-Correct.

0:27:280:27:30

Don't know it? It's a cardioid, a heart-shaped curve. Next clue.

0:27:360:27:41

It's tough, isn't it?

0:27:440:27:47

This one's lemniscate, like the infinity symbol.

0:27:470:27:49

Next clue.

0:27:490:27:52

Come on, teams.

0:27:540:27:55

-It's an equiangular spiral.

-BELL

0:27:550:27:57

Too late, I've started giving the answer.

0:27:570:27:59

Let's move away from maths and onto things you can insure against.

0:27:590:28:03

BELL

0:28:050:28:06

-Antiquarians.

-Car theft.

-Correct.

0:28:060:28:08

That last one was cancelled wedding.

0:28:140:28:16

But I'm afraid it's now a cancelled quiz,

0:28:160:28:19

because it's the end and in a very close-run thing,

0:28:190:28:22

the Social Networkers have got 11 points,

0:28:220:28:25

but the Antiquarians just win with 12.

0:28:250:28:27

You're through to the semi-final. Unlucky for you, Social Networkers.

0:28:270:28:31

You had a really good run, but I'm afraid it stops here.

0:28:310:28:34

Please join me next time when anything could happen.

0:28:340:28:38

When I say anything I don't mean ANYTHING.

0:28:380:28:41

If you see a rap star involved in an airport hijack

0:28:410:28:43

you're probably on the wrong channel.

0:28:430:28:45

Goodbye.

0:28:450:28:47

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Three online pals take on a trio of history buffs in the first of the quarter-finals. They compete to draw together the connections between things which, at first glance, seem utterly random, from elephant to hippopotamus to Mississippi to one thousand.