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Here’s something to tickle your senses September 7, 2010

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Hard to pick a winner here… (From the Mother-country!! where people supposed to be smart)
 
BRAINS OF BRITAIN    and they vote while they live among us! 

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman : What is another name for ‘cherrypickers’ and ‘cheesemongers’?
Contestant: Homosexuals.
Jeremy Paxman : No. They’re regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you.

 

BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston : Where do you think  Cambridge  University is?
Contestant: Geography isn’t my strong point.
Jamie Theakston : There’s a clue in the title.
Contestant: Leicester

 


BBC  NORFOLK
Stewart White : Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
Contestant: I don’t know.
Stewart White : I’ll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Contestant: Arm
Stewart White : Correct. And if you’re not weak, you’re…?
Contestant: Strong.
Stewart White : Correct – and what was Lord Mountbatten ‘s first name?
Contestant: Louis
Stewart White : Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
Contestant: Frank Sinatra ?
LATE SHOW (BBC  MIDLANDS )
Alex Trelinski : What is the capital of  Italy ?
Contestant: France .
Trelinski: France is another country. Try again.
Contestant: Oh, um, Benidorm.
Trelinski: Wrong, sorry, let’s try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Contestant: Sorry, I don’t know.
Trelinski: Just guess a country then.
Contestant: Paris .

 

THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)
Anne Robinson : Oscar Wilde , Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: – Prison, or the Conservative Party?
Contestant: The Conservative Party.

 

BEACON RADIO (  WOLVERHAMPTON )
DJ Mark : For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis : I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?

 

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
Bamber Gascoyne : What was Gandhi ‘s first name?
Contestant: Goosey?

 

GWR FM (  Bristol )
Presenter: What happened in  Dallas on November 22, 1963?
Contestant: I don’t know, I wasn’t watching it then. 
  

 

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO?  MANCHESTER )
Phil : What’s 11 squared?
Contestant: I don’t know.
Phil : I’ll give you a clue. It’s two ones with a two in the middle.
Contestant: Is it five?

 

RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard : Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman ?
Contestant: Forrest Gump .

 

RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard : On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant: Er. … ..
Richard : He makes bread . . .
Contestant: Er .. …..
Richard : He makes cakes . . .
Contestant: Kipling Street ?

 

LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
Contestant: Barcelona .
Presenter: I was really after the name of a country.
Contestant: I’m sorry, I don’t know the names of any countries in  Spain .

 

NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1)
Question: What is the world’s largest continent?
Contestant: The Pacific.

 

ROCK FM (  PRESTON )
Presenter: Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci .
Contestant: Who Framed Roger Rabbit ?

 

THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre : What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
Contestant: Magna Carta?

 

JAMES O’BRIEN SHOW (LBC)
James O’Brien : How many kings of  England have been called Henry ?
Contestant: Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth … ER. ER … Three?

 


CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO  BRISTOL )
Chris Searle : In which European country is  Mount Etna ?
Caller: Japan .
Chris Searle : I did say which European country, so in case you didn’t hear that, I can let you try again.
Caller: Er ……..  Mexico ?

 

PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO  NEWCASTLE )
Paul Wappat : How long did the Six-Day War between  Egypt and  Israel last?
Contestant (long pause): Fourteen days.

 

DARYL DENHAM ‘S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
Daryl Denham : In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant: Holland ?
Daryl Denham : Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant: Iceland ?  Ireland ?
Daryl Denham : (helpfully) It’s a bad line. Did you say  Israel ?
Contestant: No.

 

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
Phil Wood : What ‘K’ could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant: Er… …. ..
Phil Wood : It’s got two syllables . . . Kor . .
Contestant: Blimey?
Phil Wood : Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . .
Contestant: (Silence)
Phil Wood : OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
Contestant: Walked?

 

THE VAULT
Melanie Sykes : What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
Contestant: Nostalgia.

 

LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB)  
Presenter: What religion was Guy Fawkes ?  
Contestant: Jewish.  
Presenter: That’s close enough. 
 
 
  STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (BBC RADIO 2)
Wright: Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loin cloth did he play?
Contestant: Jesus .
       

 
 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

   

 

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