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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:33 pm 
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Earlier this week, new British WWTBAM host Jeremy Clarkson delivered his first £1 million question. Here's the clip from YouTube. I'm really happy to see how classic the setting was.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72RgD0F ... eMATdM7rCg


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bazodee wrote:
Earlier this week, new British WWTBAM host Jeremy Clarkson delivered his first £1 million question. Here's the clip from YouTube. I'm really happy to see how classic the setting was.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72RgD0F ... eMATdM7rCg


I liked what one of the commenters said:

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Any question with a Sir Winston Churchill as an option has a guaranteed Winston Churchill as an answer. That is what I learned from years of attending British school.


That's thinking outside the box.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:22 pm 
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silverscreenselect wrote:
I liked what one of the commenters said:

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Any question with a Sir Winston Churchill as an option has a guaranteed Winston Churchill as an answer. That is what I learned from years of attending British school.


That's thinking outside the box.
The British counterpart of the "Nixon rule." (There's an exception to that rule in the most recently posted transcript.)


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:11 pm 
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jarnon wrote:
silverscreenselect wrote:
I liked what one of the commenters said:

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Any question with a Sir Winston Churchill as an option has a guaranteed Winston Churchill as an answer. That is what I learned from years of attending British school.


That's thinking outside the box.
The British counterpart of the "Nixon rule." (There's an exception to that rule in the most recently posted transcript.)


I have given my kids a "Dickens rule" for Knowledge Bowl questions. Always go with "A Tale of Two Cities."


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Spock wrote:
jarnon wrote:
silverscreenselect wrote:
I liked what one of the commenters said:

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Any question with a Sir Winston Churchill as an option has a guaranteed Winston Churchill as an answer. That is what I learned from years of attending British school.


That's thinking outside the box.
The British counterpart of the "Nixon rule." (There's an exception to that rule in the most recently posted transcript.)


I have given my kids a "Dickens rule" for Knowledge Bowl questions. Always go with "A Tale of Two Cities."

If they're wrong, it'll be he worst of times. :roll:

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:18 am 
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The time Churchill would have been a FS he was wandering in the wilderness

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