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Evanelpus
14th Oct 2008, 13:58
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)

Jeremy Paxman: What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and cheesemongers'?
Contestant: Homosexuals.
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.
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.
White: I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Contestant: Arm.
White: Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...?
Contestant: Strong.
White: Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
Contestant: Louis.
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 Pounds, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis: I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?



UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE

Bamber Gascoigne: 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

Q: Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
A: Forrest Gump.



RICHARD AND JUDY

Leslie: On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant: Er . .
Leslie: He makes bread . . .
Contestant: Er . . .
Leslie: 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 in1918?
Contestant: Magna Carta



JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (LBC)

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)

Searle: In which European country is Mount Etna?
Caller: Japan.
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 (after long pause): Fourteen days.



DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)

Daryl Denham: In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant: Holland?
Denham: Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant: Iceland? Ireland?
Denham (helpfully): It's a bad line. Did you say Israel?
Contestant: No.



PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)

Wood: What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant: Er . .
Wood: It's got two syllables . . . Kor . .
Contestant: Blimey?
Wood: Ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . .
Contestant: (Silence)
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 loincloth did he play?
Contestant: Jesus

Roger Sofarover
14th Oct 2008, 14:12
:}:}:}:ok:

No that makes up for all the dumb American threads that Brits have started. Priceless.

My biggest giggle was for

Bamber Gascoigne: What was Gandhi's first name?
Contestant: Goosey?

tony draper
14th Oct 2008, 14:40
Hee hee! great stuff.:ok:

Parapunter
14th Oct 2008, 14:45
I always remember a vox pop that made it onto It'll be alright on the night. Confused looking lady: I think Christmas is wonderful; they should have it every year...:ugh:

DBisDogOne
14th Oct 2008, 14:53
LMFAO!! Brilliant, half the office is in tears, (tragically,the other half don't get it.....).

Roger Sofarover
14th Oct 2008, 14:56
DogOne

By the sounds of it, you need to have an office quiz then!!

13thDuke
14th Oct 2008, 15:24
Just for the sake of balance :) - an American one. It was the US version of Mr & Mrs (I'm sure someone will know the proper title).

Host: "What's the strangest place you've ever 'made whoopee'?"
Female contestant: "Err, in my ass?"

Storminnorm
14th Oct 2008, 15:34
It all sounded like a typical series of flight deck
conversations to me!
Don't know what the fuss is about. :ugh:

Roger Sofarover
14th Oct 2008, 15:38
Duke

similar to this one:}

YouTube - sex on the kitchentable (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=RWm_bfkxCwg)

eticket
14th Oct 2008, 15:53
Does this American one count?

YouTube - Deal or No Deal - Contestant Doesn't Recognize Her Sister (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=UGR7hh0se2k)

I think it does. :p