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!Taskmaster Spain (aka Dicho y hecho)
* One episode featured a task previously seen in Series 4 of the original version: to fell a series of arranged rubber ducks, using a series of implements, but standing always behind a red rope, getting in front of it only to prepare the objects that were going to be used. Actress Goizalde Nuñez decided to move the rope and fell the ducks with her own hands, since the rules didn't specify that the rope couldn't be moved.

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* The team task in "My Eyes Are Circles" is to paint the best still-life protrait. One team member would be blindfolded and would be completing the painting, while the remaining team members would remain seated and direct the painter using only a given set of words. With the boys' team, Rhod decides that he and Phil would grab James's hand and guide his brush, which isn't explicitly forbidden in the rules of the task. [[spoiler:Despite protest from Jessica and Kerry that the boys veered into cheating, Greg awards the boys with 3 points and the girls with 2]].


* In "A wind-dried puffin", a task required the contestants to stack cans from a shopping trolley onto a table, while also saying "Hi, I'm from X" (X being a country) while also shaking Alex's hand, and they had to do this every 10 seconds. At the start, Alex had asked them to tie themselves to the table via the noose before reading the task out, and [[spoiler: Bob]] had noticed that the task never said he needed to tie himself up to do the task, while the others presumed the opposite. [[spoiler: Bob and Mark came first, Nish came third, Sally fourth, and Aisling came last]]

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* In "A wind-dried puffin", a task required the contestants to stack cans from a shopping trolley onto a table, while also saying "Hi, I'm from X" (X being a country) while also shaking Alex's hand, and they had to do this every 10 seconds. At the start, Alex had asked them to tie themselves to the table via the noose before reading the task out, and [[spoiler: Bob]] had noticed that the task never said he needed to tie himself up to do the task, ''remain'' tied up, while the others presumed the opposite. [[spoiler: Bob and Mark came first, Nish came third, Sally fourth, and Aisling came last]]


** The contestants were tasked with keeping a basketball on a running treadmill. Prohibited from touch the treadmill itself, Hugh realized that he could simply unplug the machine and won by a margin of ''months''.

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** The contestants were tasked with keeping a basketball on a running treadmill without touching the ball or the treadmill. Prohibited from touch the treadmill itself, Hugh realized that he could simply unplug the machine treadmill, and won by a margin of ''months''.



** One task is to get a stuffed camel through the smallest gap possible. Most of the contestants try to shove the camel, either whole or cut up, through small spaces. Mel, however, runs off in a taxi, and run around with the camel in a ''"Baby GAP" store'' (the smallest of the GAP clothing brand stores). [[spoiler: Greg awards her first place for her ingenuity]].
** In the same episode one of the tasks involves working out what was inside a zipped up sleeping bag. The contestants were not allowed to look inside the bag or take anything out. Hugh unzips the bag, and then lifts it upside down so the contents fall out, and in the studio he argues that he hadn't physically taken anything out. [[spoiler: Greg disqualifies him.]]

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** One task is to get a stuffed camel through the smallest gap possible. Most of the contestants try to shove the camel, either whole or cut up, through small spaces. Mel, however, runs takes off in a taxi, and run runs around with the camel in a ''"Baby GAP" store'' (the smallest of the GAP clothing brand stores). [[spoiler: Greg awards her first place for her ingenuity]].
** In the same episode episode, one of the tasks involves working out what was what's inside a zipped up sleeping bag. The contestants were are not allowed to look inside the bag or take anything out. Hugh unzips the bag, and then lifts it upside down so the contents fall out, and in the studio he argues that he hadn't physically taken anything out. [[spoiler: Greg disqualifies him.]]



* In "Their waters so delicious", both Sally and Mark abuse the [[ExactWords wording of a task]] that wouldn't let them touch the floor, or another object that they'd been previously stood on, in order to get a coconut as far away from the Taskmaster house as possible. Mark ''piggybacks'' one of the boom operators (the Task stated '''Mark''' couldn't touch the ground, not anyone else that he happened to be riding on). [[spoiler: Mark gets disqualified for immediately touching the ground when dismounting from the boom operator]]. Sally stays on a table, while Alex posted a coconut to ''the Prime Minister of Fiji''. [[spoiler:Sally came first, as the coconut made it nearly two miles away to the post office, although posting restrictions (and presumably the 20 minute time limit) prevented it from actually being shipped any further]].

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* In "Their waters so delicious", both Sally and Mark abuse the [[ExactWords wording of a task]] that wouldn't let them touch the floor, or another object that they'd been previously stood on, in order to get a coconut as far away from the Taskmaster house as possible. Mark ''piggybacks'' one of the boom operators (the Task stated '''Mark''' couldn't touch the ground, not anyone else that he happened to be riding on). [[spoiler: Mark gets disqualified for immediately touching the ground when dismounting from the boom operator]]. Sally stays on a table, while Alex posted posts a coconut to ''the Prime Minister of Fiji''. [[spoiler:Sally came first, as the coconut made it nearly two miles away to the post office, although posting restrictions (and presumably the 20 minute time limit) prevented it from actually being shipped any further]].

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!Taskmaster Sweden (aka Bäst i test)
* The contestants are given the task to make a train honk. Marko "Markoolio" Lehtosalo first tries going to a train station to ask the conductors to honk while they're stopped, but has no luck finding anyone willing to do so. Then he comes to the realisation (complete with a "ding" sound effect added) that a train can also be a procession of people. So he organises the bystanders around the station into a human train with himself in the lead, then [[SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud goes "Honk, honk, honk!" himself]]. The semantics expert the show consults judges his interpretation as legit, and he wins the task.


* In "Look at Me", all the contestants had to draw a painting of Greg on an easel several feet away surrounded by a red mat, with only paint or paintbrushes being allowed to touch the canvas or the mat. Hugh put two mats down to reach the canvas, Joe stuck a paintbrush onto a long stick, Lolly did the same thing as Joe, with her canvas falling over near the end and instead just knelt down and continued painting it. However Mel and Noel decided to roll up a portion of the red mat with a paintbrush to stand next to the canvas. [[spoiler:Hugh got disqualified, Lolly came fourth, Mel came third, Joe came second, and Noel came first]].

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* In "Look at Me", all Me":
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the contestants had to draw a painting of Greg on an easel several feet away surrounded by a red mat, with only paint or paintbrushes being allowed to touch the canvas or the mat. Hugh put two mats down to reach the canvas, Joe stuck a paintbrush onto a long stick, Lolly did the same thing as Joe, with her canvas falling over near the end and instead just knelt down and continued painting it. However Mel and Noel decided to roll up a portion of the red mat with a paintbrush to stand next to the canvas. [[spoiler:Hugh got disqualified, Lolly came fourth, Mel came third, Joe came second, and Noel came first]].first]].
** The contestants were tasked with keeping a basketball on a running treadmill. Prohibited from touch the treadmill itself, Hugh realized that he could simply unplug the machine and won by a margin of ''months''.


* In "The Poet and the Egg", one task is to throw a teabag into a mug from the furthest distance. Frank uses a thin cardboard box put up against a wall to guide wet teabags into the cup, Roisin exploits the ExactWords of the task, and drops the teabags into the cup at height with a ladder (the task never said the teabags had to be thrown vertically). Like Frank, Tim uses a catcher to guide the teabag into the mug, and opts for tarpaulin, and he uses a ball catcher to throw a teabag wrapped onto a tennis ball, and throws it into the mug. Josh however, attempting to broaden his target, says that he would define "mug" as "a receptacle larger than a cup, that you drink tea out of." He proceeds to pull the wheelbarrow out of the shed and promises to drink tea out of it by the end of the task. [[spoiler: Tim comes first, Frank second, Romesh third, and Roisin fourth. Greg disqualifies Josh, though not because he used a wheelbarrow, but because [[FelonyMisdemeanor Josh put the milk in first.]]]]

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* In "The Poet and the Egg", one task is to throw a teabag into a mug from the furthest distance. Frank uses a thin cardboard box put up against a wall to guide wet teabags into the cup, Roisin exploits the ExactWords of the task, and drops the teabags into the cup at height with a ladder (the task never said the teabags had to be thrown vertically).horizontally). Like Frank, Tim uses a catcher to guide the teabag into the mug, and opts for tarpaulin, and he uses a ball catcher to throw a teabag wrapped onto a tennis ball, and throws it into the mug. Josh however, attempting to broaden his target, says that he would define "mug" as "a receptacle larger than a cup, that you drink tea out of." He proceeds to pull the wheelbarrow out of the shed and promises to drink tea out of it by the end of the task. [[spoiler: Tim comes first, Frank second, Romesh third, and Roisin fourth. Greg disqualifies Josh, though not because he used a wheelbarrow, but because [[FelonyMisdemeanor Josh put the milk in first.]]]]


!Taskmaster DK (aka Stormester)

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!Taskmaster DK Denmark (aka Stormester)


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!Taskmaster Finland (aka Suurmestari)
* During the Finnish version of the "collect the most tears" task, Mikko Leppilampi hits upon the idea of filling the cup with tear-shaped crystals from the Suurmestari House's chandelier and then using a bottle of artificial tears. In this case, his reading of the rules was disallowed.


* "A Coquettish Fascinator" features an instance of Greg and Alex helping out a contestant with a loophole abuse in the wording of the task (similar to the flag meal example in Series Three episode "Little Polythene Grief Cave). Phil successfully fitted all ten pairs of glasses in the box he selected, but in the process of stacking them, one of the glasses broke. [[PetTheDog In a rare show of leniency to Phil]], Greg notes that the task requirement is not to break a ''pair'' of glasses, so his attempt was allowed to stand [[spoiler:and Phil wins this task]].

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* "A Coquettish Fascinator" features an instance of Greg and Alex helping out a contestant with a loophole abuse in the wording of the task (similar to the flag meal example in from Series Three episode "Little Polythene Grief Cave).Three). Phil successfully fitted all ten pairs of glasses in the box he selected, but in the process of stacking them, one of the glasses broke. [[PetTheDog In a rare show of leniency to Phil]], Greg notes that the task requirement is not to break a ''pair'' of glasses, so his attempt was allowed to stand [[spoiler:and Phil wins this task]].




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!!New Year Treat
* The task is to fit the largest item through the hole of a donut without breaking the donut itself. All of the contestants come up with fairly Loophole-y solutions to the task, to varying degrees of success:
** Krishnan uses a long rope to tie multiple items together, arguing that once tied they qualify as "one item". [[spoiler:Greg allows it, though he only gets third.]]
** Shirley used a knife to cut out the center of one of the donuts, expanding the size of the hole she had to work with and allowing her to get a large pipe through the donut hole. [[spoiler:Greg allows it, and she gets second.]]
** John tried several different approaches before realizing he could use liquid, and poured a large amount of tea through the donut. [[spoiler:It's allowed, but the revelation came late enough in the task that he only got enough tea through to qualify for fourth place.]]
** Nicola puts the donut on the tip of a cactus, arguing that because part of the cactus did go through the hole, the whole cactus should count as her item. [[spoiler:Greg ''does not'' allow it, saying that the only thing she got through the hole was a small chunk of cactus. Nicola finishes last.]]
** Rylan uses a camera and some ForcedPerspective trickery to make it appear like he got a life-size plastic cow through the hole of the donut. [[spoiler:Greg allows it, specifically because "[[LampshadeHanging it will piss off a bunch of people on the internet]]". Rylan wins the task.]]




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\n* In "Dog Meat Trifle", the contestants are tasked to neatly put clothes on a clothes rack about 8 feet away, but must not ''step'' outside of the small square they are stood in. The contestants used the hangers, the clothes and mannequin provided to hook the rack and drag it to them, but Katherine was the only one who thought to lie down with her feet inside the square to do so. Since she never stepped outside, Richard was perfectly willing to argue in favour of her strategy to Greg.





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\n* In "Moments of Silence," the task is to extract and then drink a tablespoon of coconut water. The task takes place in the lab and each contestant is provided two whole coconuts and several implements on the table. There is a caveat that if two more more contestants choose the same extraction method, they would each be disqualified. Katherine, after pondering all the items, takes another look at the task, then walks out of the lab into the kitchen and grabs a coconut water drink. [[spoiler:Despite being the slowest, Katherine won the task.]]


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** The contestants had to create cocktails, with the caveat being that they had to throw out their efforts if they made any noise exceeding 60 decibels. After numerous failed attempts, Mawaan realized that he now had a bin full of mixed ingredients and decided to pour some in a glass (along with bits of muck and hair that had been in the bin as well) for Alex to sample.


** One task required the contestants to draw a picture of "the animal that is watching you" while looking into a mirror at all times, with the added clue that the animal was wearing a hat. The intended solution was for the contestants to work out that there was a statue of a duck wearing a fez on the other side of the mirror. Johnny, however, happened to be wearing a hat as part of his outfit, and since he reasoned that he was technically an animal and he was technically watching himself by looking into the mirror, he simply drew a self portrait. After some convincing from Johnny and Alex, Greg conceded that this tactic was allowed by the ExactWords of the task [[spoiler:and declared Johnny the winner.]]
** The next task required the contestants to move water from Barrel A to Barrel B within 10 minutes, while not being allowed to move the barrels until 5 minutes had passed. Mawaan readied a garden hose, and when the 5 minutes had passed he lifted Barrel A above Barrel B and sprayed the hose into it, causing the water to then pour into Barrel B. [[spoiler:This technique comfortably won him the task.]]


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** One task required the contestants to draw a picture of "the animal that is watching you" while looking into a mirror at all times, with the added clue that the animal was wearing a hat. The intended solution was for the contestants to work out that there was a statue of a duck wearing a fez on the other side of the mirror. Johnny, however, happened to be wearing a hat as part of his outfit, and since he reasoned that he was technically an animal and he was technically watching himself by looking into the mirror, he simply drew a self portrait. After some convincing from Johnny and Alex, Greg conceded that this tactic was allowed by the ExactWords of the task [[spoiler:and declared Johnny the winner.winner (as it was also a good self-portrait).]]
** The next task required the contestants to move water from Barrel A to Barrel B within 10 minutes, while not being allowed to move the barrels until 5 minutes had passed. Mawaan readied a garden hose, and when the 5 minutes had passed he lifted Barrel A above Barrel B and sprayed the hose into it, causing the water to then pour into Barrel B. [[spoiler:This technique comfortably won him the task.task, even though he had lost most of the water originally in Barrel A.]]



** One task required the contestants to draw a picture of "the animal that is watching you" while looking into a mirror at all times, with the added clue that the animal was wearing a hat. The intended solution was for the contestants to work out that there was a statue of a duck wearing a fez on the other side of the mirror. Johnny, however, happened to be wearing a hat as part of his outfit, and since he reasoned that he was technically an animal and he was technically watching himself by looking into the mirror, he simply drew a self portrait. After some convincing from Johnny and Alex, Greg conceded that this tactic was allowed by the ExactWords of the task and declared Johnny the winner.
** The next task required the contestants to move water from Barrel A to Barrel B within 10 minutes, while not being allowed to move the barrels until 5 minutes had passed. Mawaan readied a garden hose, and when the 5 minutes had passed he lifted Barrel A above Barrel B and sprayed the hose into it, causing the water to then pour into Barrel B. This technique comfortably won him the task.


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** One task required the contestants to draw a picture of "the animal that is watching you" while looking into a mirror at all times, with the added clue that the animal was wearing a hat. The intended solution was for the contestants to work out that there was a statue of a duck wearing a fez on the other side of the mirror. Johnny, however, happened to be wearing a hat as part of his outfit, and since he reasoned that he was technically an animal and he was technically watching himself by looking into the mirror, he simply drew a self portrait. After some convincing from Johnny and Alex, Greg conceded that this tactic was allowed by the ExactWords of the task and [[spoiler:and declared Johnny the winner.
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** The next task required the contestants to move water from Barrel A to Barrel B within 10 minutes, while not being allowed to move the barrels until 5 minutes had passed. Mawaan readied a garden hose, and when the 5 minutes had passed he lifted Barrel A above Barrel B and sprayed the hose into it, causing the water to then pour into Barrel B. This [[spoiler:This technique comfortably won him the task.

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* In "Hippopotamus":
** One task required the contestants to draw a picture of "the animal that is watching you" while looking into a mirror at all times, with the added clue that the animal was wearing a hat. The intended solution was for the contestants to work out that there was a statue of a duck wearing a fez on the other side of the mirror. Johnny, however, happened to be wearing a hat as part of his outfit, and since he reasoned that he was technically an animal and he was technically watching himself by looking into the mirror, he simply drew a self portrait. After some convincing from Johnny and Alex, Greg conceded that this tactic was allowed by the ExactWords of the task and declared Johnny the winner.
** The next task required the contestants to move water from Barrel A to Barrel B within 10 minutes, while not being allowed to move the barrels until 5 minutes had passed. Mawaan readied a garden hose, and when the 5 minutes had passed he lifted Barrel A above Barrel B and sprayed the hose into it, causing the water to then pour into Barrel B. This technique comfortably won him the task.

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