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29th Apr '18 12:02:56 AM GuyYouMetOnline
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** TEC proceeds to use the rest of the quiz questions to explain [[BigBad Grodus']] entire plan to Peach, and then rewards her "victory" by allowing her to send a message to Mario, which she of course uses to relay the new information.

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** TEC proceeds to use the rest of the quiz questions to explain [[BigBad Grodus']] entire plan to Peach, Peach without technically violating Grodus' order [[ExactWords not to tell her about it]], and then rewards her "victory" by allowing her to send a message to Mario, which she of course uses to relay the new information.
5th Feb '18 12:44:31 PM cwickham
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-->'''Apart from''' '''''The Idiot's Lantern''''' ''',what other story features "faceless ones"?'''

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-->'''Apart from''' '''''The Idiot's Lantern''''' ''',what Lantern,''''' '''what other story features "faceless ones"?'''
5th Feb '18 12:43:59 PM cwickham
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** This was openly parodied in one issue:
-->'''Apart from''' '''''The Idiot's Lantern''''' ''',what other story features "faceless ones"?'''
---> a) ''The Faceless Ones''
---> b) ''The Faceless Ones''
---> c) Look, just send us your entry, okay?
3rd Feb '18 5:21:35 PM nombretomado
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"Hey hey, reader! Welcome to the Wiki/TVTropes Ultimate Competition line! Answer the following question to win an {{egregious}} prize: a five-week holiday on beautiful [[SugarBowl Sugar Bowl Beach]]!

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"Hey hey, reader! Welcome to the Wiki/TVTropes Ultimate Competition line! Answer the following question to win an {{egregious}} JustForFun/{{egregious}} prize: a five-week holiday on beautiful [[SugarBowl Sugar Bowl Beach]]!



* NGamer once ran a contest with the following (paraphrased) question: "Who is the star of ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious''? A) Vin Diesel B) Jim Petrol C) Kim Oil. Send your answers to itsvindieselyouidiots@ngamer.co.uk."

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* NGamer ''Magazine/NGamer'' once ran a contest with the following (paraphrased) question: "Who is the star of ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious''? A) Vin Diesel B) Jim Petrol C) Kim Oil. Send your answers to itsvindieselyouidiots@ngamer.co.uk."
22nd Oct '17 5:35:14 PM nombretomado
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*** One of the shows found guilty of this, ChannelFive's ''Quiz Call'', at least didn't have questions that were too easy -- it had questions which looked like they ''should'' be easy, but where the accepted answers were [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW0cIRrsWRk& completely insane]].

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*** One of the shows found guilty of this, ChannelFive's Creator/ChannelFive's ''Quiz Call'', at least didn't have questions that were too easy -- it had questions which looked like they ''should'' be easy, but where the accepted answers were [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW0cIRrsWRk& completely insane]].
22nd Oct '17 4:38:00 AM DaibhidC
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* Parodied at the end of one episode of ''Series/OnlyConnect'', where Victoria Coren-Mitchell says the viewer competition question is 'Is it Puff the Magic Dragon' or 'Puff the Magic Hamster'?" ... and the number to call is a six digit number where the digits can be added together to form a prime that is in the Fibonacci sequence.

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* Parodied at the end of one episode of ''Series/OnlyConnect'', where Victoria Coren-Mitchell says the viewer competition question is 'Is "Is it Puff 'Puff the Magic Dragon' or 'Puff the Magic Hamster'?" ... and the number to call is a six digit number where the digits can be added together to form a prime that is in the Fibonacci sequence.
22nd Oct '17 4:36:54 AM DaibhidC
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* Parodied at the end of one episode of ''Series/OnlyConnect'', where Victoria Coren-Mitchell says the viewer competition question is 'Is it Puff the Magic Dragon' or 'Puff the Magic Hamster'?" ... and the number to call is a six digit number where the digits can be added together to form a prime that is in the Fibonacci sequence.
-->'''Victoria''': Please don't. There's no prize. I haven't even bothered to work out if such a number exists. But I'm sure by next week [[ViewersAreGeniuses one of you will have let us know]].
25th Jun '17 9:10:50 AM nombretomado
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* NGamer once ran a contest with the following (paraphrased) question: "Who is the the star of TheFastAndTheFurious? A) Vin Diesel B) Jim Petrol C) Kim Oil. Send your answers to itsvindieselyouidiots@ngamer.co.uk."

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* NGamer once ran a contest with the following (paraphrased) question: "Who is the the star of TheFastAndTheFurious? ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious''? A) Vin Diesel B) Jim Petrol C) Kim Oil. Send your answers to itsvindieselyouidiots@ngamer.co.uk."
18th Jun '17 2:08:22 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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-->''"Call in at £60 a minute and answer this question to win a fridge magnet! What is the capital of Britain - is it A, London, or B, 1948?" "[[TooDumbToLive Errrrm...I'm gonna phone in twice, make sure I get it!]]"''

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-->''"Call in at £60 £60 a minute and answer this question to win a fridge magnet! What is the capital of Britain - is it A, London, or B, 1948?" "[[TooDumbToLive Errrrm...I'm gonna phone in twice, make sure I get it!]]"''
28th May '17 1:45:15 PM nombretomado
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"Hey hey, reader! Welcome to the TVTropes Ultimate Competition line! Answer the following question to win an {{egregious}} prize: a five-week holiday on beautiful [[SugarBowl Sugar Bowl Beach]]!

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"Hey hey, reader! Welcome to the TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes Ultimate Competition line! Answer the following question to win an {{egregious}} prize: a five-week holiday on beautiful [[SugarBowl Sugar Bowl Beach]]!
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