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  5. @holgate @mathowie Related: Does the US have the celebrity panel quizzes? Comedians giving “spontaneous” witty answers to questions?

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    Phil Gyford

    @holgate @mathowie (Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Have I Got News For You, 9 Out Of 10 Cats, QI, etc, etc, etc)

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  7. @holgate how *dare* you describe Tipping Point as 'luck based'? I think you're forgetting about the choice of four drop zones.

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  10. @holgate @mathowie Yeah, I think there’s a distinction between the older celebrity quizzes and newer(ish) (mainly) comedian quizzes.

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  12. @holgate @mathowie As you say, the latter presumably have Radio 4 as their collective ancestor.

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  18. @holgate @mathowie Same here - I didn’t realise there was a bigger concept than just “University Challenge”.

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  20. @blech @holgate I don’t watch any of them, so I’m improvising here. So long as I don’t repeat myself then I’ll be, erm, ah… DAMN.

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  25. @holgate @mathowie Have I Got News For You (4.71m); University Challenge (2.89m); Only Connect (2.51m); QI (1.67m); Eggheads (1.31m)

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  26. @philgyford @holgate @mathowie there is "wait wait don't tell me", but they take the points a bit too seriously

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  33. @holgate @mathowie @philgyford where does Blankety Blank fit in to the genus of celebrity quizzing?

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    Meg Pickard

  34. @mathowie such as? (I’ve long been gestating a post on game vs quiz shows and it’s be nice to have more US perspective.)

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