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We’re playing Citation Needed. I have an almost randomly selected article from everybody’s favorite
reliable source of knowledge, Wikipedia, and these folks can’t see it. Every fact they get right is a point and a ding [DING], And there’s a special prize
for particularly good answers, which is: Oh my! And today we are talking about…
The Arctic Winter Games. Oh ho ho ho *ho* ho! What the hell was that? That’s one of the events. Yeah! Best chuckle. In a cold environment. It’s probably gonna be pretty parky out, so I’d imagine your outdoor events
would be pretty quick, really. You need a hearty chuckle to warm you up. You would; a hearty, belly chuckle. Who’s he? He’s the Chuckle Brother! You’re right, though, it is very cold. Do you know where it’s being hosted this year? — Errr… the Arctic.
— The Arctic. GARY: You made this mistake…
CHRIS: Twice in as many shows. It’s actually not in the Arctic this year. Well, that’s a load of balls then! Is it in the Antarctic? No. Oh. Are we talking, it’s not in the Arctic
but on some kind of technicality, the nearest place? It’s just below the Arctic. GARY: Yeaaah, right. Is that the old name for the Winter Olympics,
and is it in Sochi? — No, it’s not.
— Okay. — No, not at all.
— Oh, good shout though. Good shout. Svalbard! These are entirely different games. What could be so different that you can’t do…? I imagine this is crazy stuff
like hollowing out your own canoe. We’ll get to games in a minute.
First, where is it? Tromsø? Alaska? CHRIS: Greenland?
TOM: Fairbanks, Alaska. Point to you. [DING] Oookay. And you asked who was going to be involved in this… Well, the catch here is that it’s not for the world, it’s for… …Inuit and other indigenous peoples only. Point. It’s for all the cultures around the Arctic. [DING] Ahh. Can someone tell me any of the contingents, rather than countries,
that are coming from all around the world…? So the people that live in Greenland, and all the… Yeah. Greenland is a contingent, yep. Point. [DING] And Canada? Northwest Territories, yep, another point. [DING] Finland, Lapland? — The Sami people.
— Yes. Finland. — So the general area up there, yeah. [DING]
— Yes. The Yukon’s coming up from Canada… The Yamalo-Nenets from Russia. MATT: That is a lovely word.
CHRIS: Cool. It is. I say, it’s… It’s like I’m saying,
‘Oh yes, the Wiltshire Yamalo-Nenets.’ ‘I know them… didn’t they own most of Cheshire?’ This from the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Okr… aw, you can’t have ‘Yamalo-Nenets’
and then tip it off with ‘Okrug’ on the end. I’ve got an ok-rug in my hall. [Laughter] So, we may as well get to this, then: What kind of events are being played
at the Arctic Winter Games? That aren’t — I mean, there’s the obvious ones, yes. There’s alpine skiing, and there’s figure skating, there’s ice hockey and the games to do with that. What are the ones you wouldn’t find at the Olympics? So is it speed snow structure building?
Out of snow bricks? Speed-gloo! Ooh. It’s a good idea, but no. Iditarod? Dog sled racing? Yes! Dog mushing. [DING] Erm… snowmobile racing. Ohh! Ooh. Now that’d be lovely…
There is no mechanically assisted ones in here. There’s biathlon, in which you have
a gun to mechanically assist… Is there a Flintstones-style snowmobile?
[Laughter] That’s called alpine skiing,
and I’m giving you a point for it. [DING] That’d be great, though.
Snowmobile racing would look brilliant. Well, X Games, they do it, don’t they? Winter X Games? Yeah. There are a couple you wouldn’t expect in here, which are very much more… Elementary rocketry. …indoor sport. Squash. — Erm… close…
— Yes. — Badminton.
— Point! [DING] Thank you. What! F*** off!
I say ‘elementary rocketry’ — not right. — He says ‘badminton’…
— Yup. At least that’s a sport!
[Laughter] CHRIS: True, that’s true…
GARY: Are you telling me rocketry is not a sport? It’s not in the X Games yet. Eh, it should be. I don’t know if they have, like,
a Double X Games, for the… — Or Triple X Games, I was just thinking that…
— Triple X Games! Now that I would pay to see. MATT: You’d probably have to pay.
GARY: You probably would have to, yes! In fact, I’m fairly certain,
should any of our viewers Google that, you will in fact be able to pay to see that. Now, there’s one here
which you’re never going to get the name of, which is called ‘Dene Games’, D-E-N-E. I may be pronouncing that wrong; it may be Dené.
[NB: It is.] And there is no reference to this anywhere on Wikipedia, so before we started, I went out
and had a look at what these are. And these are traditional forms of competition
of the Northern cultures. Okay. Do you want to guess what they are? Because they are interesting, to say the least. Are they sports? Is this where you end up with
weird things like toe-wrestling and… Oh! You know, you’re pretty damn close. — Yeah.
— It’s that kind of thing. Thumb wars, that kind of thing. So I’m going to give you the names, if you can tell me what this involves… Stick Pull. Is that where you try… Oh… two guys holding a greased stick, isn’t it? Something like that, pulling against each other? It’s not greased, but yeah.
It’s the one who ends up with the stick wins, Or the one who drags
the other person’s hand past them. Oh, all right, okay… Yeah, because I’ve seen that. I think they do that
up on one of the northern Scottish isles as well. Oh, right. Because that culture feeds in
from Nordic and things as well. — Yes, it will, yeah…
— So I think I’ve seen that one. How about Finger Pull? Pull my finger! Well, you could — I mean… You know what? Point. [DING] Is it who pulls the finger and farts loudest?
Seriously, tell me. — No. No it’s not.
— Oh, come on… Is it like a game of peanuts? Have you each got hold of
the other person’s one finger and… — Yep.
— First one to scream out loses? It’s not first one to scream out.
I’m giving you the point… [DING] It’s the first one to —
well, they take turns defensive and offensive. It’s the first person to straighten the other person’s finger. — Ohhh!
— Ohhh! And according to the thing I’m looking at,
they have buckets of ice water on hand… There is a judge who’s making sure
you’re not doing jerking motions that will dislocate something, but other than that… CHRIS: It’s a smooth sort of…
TOM: Yeah. Woooh. That sounds quite painful, actually. It almost… well, right, I’ll, er…
I’ll happily try… — Everybody… it’s live Finger Pull.
— Do you want to make sure we’re in shot here? Hang on, we need to commentate. Hold on. Right, let me see how this goes. I can’t even see because of…! I think… I wrap my finger round like that… — Tom Scott, wrapping his…
— (There we go. And now I have to try…) — Tom Scott is going for an offensive…
— (Ugh!) — Who’s offensive, who’s defensive?
— I’m offensive! GARY: Tom Scott is offensive. We all knew this anyway.
CHRIS: I do find him offensive. Erm, he’s pulling very hard on Matt Gray’s finger… That’s actually surprisingly difficult. — Let’s try it the other way.
— Okay, yeah. Go. Okay, and Matt Gray now offensive… — Aagh!
— Ah! Well, that lasted. Okay! Matt is better at this game than I am.
[Laughter] Quite easy, really. Does anyone want to make a comment
about the strength of Matt Gray’s right hand? Anyone? Not me, at the moment…
[Laughter] …sit here and be a little bit
disappointed in myself… Well, everybody…
Matt, we’ve found where you’re going next. It’s the Ice Games for you. As Britain’s representative in the Finger Pull. [Laughter] Can you imagine,
you’re the country’s champion finger-puller? How many fetes and stuff are you ever gonna open? Pull my finger?
[Laughter] Oh, that’s a sponsorship, if ever there was one. Erm… Pole Push. — Do you push a pole?
— Is it where you push a pole? You do, but I’m going to need more than that… Have you got two teams
trying to hold it up or something? — I’m going to give you the point there, Gary.
— Oh, wow, okay. It’s basically reverse tug-of-war. [DING] — In that, rather than trying to pull the team past…
— Okay yeah, you’re trying to drive the other team… You’re trying to drive the other team past… A back marker rather than a centre marker. I like the idea of people who play these games going to see a tug-of-war contest
and yelling that ‘You’re doing it wrong!’ ‘Wrong way, you fools!’ There are two more in this category. One is Hand Games. And this is the simplest damn thing, and I can play it right now if there is,
er, something around here… here we go. We can literally play Hand Games right now… Tom’s opened his wallet. Bloody hell. TOM: Which hand?
MATT: Right hand.
GARY: Left. Therefore, one of us wins. Matt Gray wins! Point. [DING] Seriously?
[Laughter] That is the Hand Games. And there are all sorts of regulations
on what you can and cannot do as a distraction. Like have a live fish in your hand when you open it. — Yeah.
— Magic. I want to see that in a stadium
of eighty thousand people. Yeah! All I’m seeing is a slightly more interesting
version of watching Derren Brown. Aw, he’d be banned outright, wouldn’t he,
the wizard. The sorcerer. He’d have in one hand, no coin,
and in the other hand, a coin that then disappears
and reappears in the other. Magicians. The last one is the wonderfully titled Snow Snake. Heh heh, right. That’s not a cock joke, Gary. Oh, I think you’ll find it is.
[Laughter] Please tell me it’s a spitting cobra covered in snow. No. Crawl as far as you can in the snow, on your belly. You’re not crawling, yourself. — No, I’m not. I’m sat in a chair.
— Your wife. Drag someone through the snow,
make it look like they’re crawling. No, you’re definitely…
You’re getting an object to move through the snow. A snake. — No.
— A rock. Stick? Cocktail stick. I’m going to let you have ‘stick’. Spear. [DING]. Oh, all right. Okay, yeah. Er, so you’ve got… Do you glide it along the ground? Underhand spear slide sort of affair. And a point for underhand. [DING] — Ah!
— Exactly right. That is Snow Snake. GARY: Well, it couldn’t be overarm, could it.
MATT: It’s like long curling. That’s spearing. Thunk! ‘Oh, no.’ You have an icy surface,
and you see how far you can send your spear. Cool! There is another set of games… So you have the Arctic Winter Games,
you have the Winter Olympics, and then you also have
the World Eskimo Indian Olympics, WEIO… which is held in July or August. Ah? Which is ‘games rooted in ancestral
hunting and survival techniques’. Does anyone want to take a guess
on a couple of the events that are… Laugh at Bear Grylls. Real Life Canoe Battleship. — Wait, what?
— ‘F-3!’ Yeah! Lob a rock. Just a big tarpaulin hung over the middle,
with a little, I dunno… a little ice pool or something,
and bunging rocks over the side, yeah. — Are either of us right?
— No! Not even close. There is a game called Drop The Bomb. Is that where you go s*** in someone’s front yard? Because on ice, you would need the grip and everything to be able to get away with that, wouldn’t you.
[Laughter] Not leaving footprints and stuff that can be traced. Er, Drop the Bomb.
No, it’s, erm… A person kind of lying face down,
arms outstretched as a cross… — Right…
— Three spotters position them, Participant tightens all their muscles,
the spotters lift the body… and have to carry them as far as possible
before their arms sag and they can’t hold themselves in that position any more. MATT: Ah… I think we did that at school.
GARY: We are trying this *now*. We also have the Ear Pull. Does anyone want to take a guess how that works? Er, that’s…! Is it something a bit like that? It is, isn’t it? …point. [DING] Not strictly. There are two people
sitting down facing each other, with twine looped around each other’s ears. GARY: Ooo.
CHRIS: Oh yeah, I’ve seen this one as well, actually. MATT: Yes, I’ve seen that.
CHRIS: Yeah and you pull away like that. TOM: Yeah.
CHRIS: Yeah, I’ve seen this one on the telly as well. How’s it work then? So… It’s just a loop of string that
hooks round the back of your ears, and you just pull away. And it says here, it is ‘stamina to pain’. — Yeah.
— Yeah. That is all it is. It’s an endurance competition
rather than speed or agility. You see, and they all laughed
when you got that dodgy Sky subscription to the Indigenous Peoples’ Satellite Network. I don’t know how I’ve seen all these things!
But several of them I’ve seen, yeah. You just — at one point, have you got
a ‘lost week’ or something? More than one.
[Laughter] Now the photograph’s going to come up
of you competing in the events. I don’t remember any of this!
I’ve got all these medals, though… ‘He is from the South.
He is known as Joel of the Sun.’ Put this on late at night,
around about half eleven, post-pub. Just after the pubs have… We would all enjoy watching men trying to pull each other’s ears off. See, that’s what they could do on BBC Three. Yeah! Just toe wrestling and gut barging and stuff like that as well, give it a proper international… Cheese rolling once a year… I don’t get that. What, cheese rolling? It’s just running downhill, innit? It just — well, it’s downhill… With a cheese that can kill you. It’s more so rag-dolling down a hill… …with a cheese that can kill you. As long as there’s an already dubbed-on ‘boing!’
for every time someone hits the floor. I’ve got ‘Too Much Cheese Can Kill You’
going round my head. CHRIS: Too much…! [Laughs] GARY: [singing] ‘…cheese can kill you!’ ‘If you can’t make up your mind…’ [Laughter] ‘Torn between the Edam
and the Gouda you left behind…’ — Yes!
— Heyyy! ‘You’re heading for disaster
‘cos you didn’t see the rind…’ — Ohhh.
— Yes! ‘Too much cheese will kill you…’ ALL: ‘…every time.’ On that note…
You know, I keep doing this, but… Gary, congratulations, you win the show!
[Laughter and applause] — You’ve won the Freedom of the City.
— Ah! No, sorry, you’ve won the Free Dom of the City.
So do enjoy him. Ohh. Yes, sir. — Until then, that’s been Matt Gray…
— Bye-bye! That’s been Gary Brannan… That’s been Chris Joel… I’ve been Tom Scott, and we’ll see you next time! That was our season finale. Thanks for watching! If you’ve liked the series, then do let us know. Or better yet, point your friends our way. We should be back some time in early autumn
with another run of shows But until then, there are more than thirty audio episodes of our reverse trivia podcast at techdif.co.uk. See you soon.

The Arctic Winter Games and Dropping the Bomb: Citation Needed 1×09
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100 thoughts on “The Arctic Winter Games and Dropping the Bomb: Citation Needed 1×09

  • May 15, 2014 at 12:16 am
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    Season finale and we finally get our first "Name of Matt Gray's penis joke" in snowsnake.  Cause as we all know, what this show is lacking compared to the podcast is more jokes about Matt Gray's penis

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  • May 15, 2014 at 12:49 am
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    excellent series, watched a few of the older ones over on techdif's site too, really hope you guys make some more!

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  • May 15, 2014 at 12:55 am
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    Very entertaining, thank-you

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  • May 15, 2014 at 2:21 am
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    Hilarious bastards. Don't disappoint us, give another season!

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  • May 15, 2014 at 4:38 am
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    You missed-ery biscuits. 

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  • May 15, 2014 at 5:31 am
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    I'll be delighted to see you all next season ^^

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  • May 15, 2014 at 9:33 am
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    I think I have a problem with TechDif, I saw the image and thought, "Hey look, it's the bounciest man on the internet!"

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  • May 15, 2014 at 11:51 pm
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    When will the mystery biscuits actually be revealed and worked into the game?
    I think there could be a game around testing the phrase "Everyone's favourite Gary Brannan" in a Are You Dave Gorman? type way.
    Looking forward to seeing more. Well done all

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  • May 16, 2014 at 2:28 pm
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    What about the Muc-Tuc eating contests?

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  • May 16, 2014 at 7:51 pm
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    Next time,do arctic summer games!

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  • May 17, 2014 at 8:50 pm
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    YOU guys should get a slot on BBC3!!

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  • May 19, 2014 at 8:21 am
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    That was another brilliant show

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  • May 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm
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    Autumn?! I have to wait for Autumn to see you all talk about random facts of Wikipedia and hear wonderful voices, accents and impressions?
    I'll just have to listen to the podcast and rewatch all of Citation Needed.

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  • May 28, 2014 at 1:01 pm
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    Chris looks like John Simm!

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  • June 8, 2014 at 12:34 am
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    I'd love to see this with your own wikipedia page as the subject.

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  • July 8, 2014 at 6:14 am
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    I can't say how much I love these videos. Admittedly, I'm from America and don't understand half of the references made, but these videos are hilarious anyway. Please keep making them!

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  • August 28, 2014 at 12:47 am
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    I think I just found my new favourite youtuber

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  • September 2, 2014 at 6:56 pm
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    I LOVED the way you said "Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug" 😀 I myself am from around there, BTW, but not quite. Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. 

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  • September 7, 2014 at 10:10 am
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    Chris probably saw it on QI. They did the ear pull and the greasy stick pull. Allen Davies vs Ross Noble and BRIAN BLESSED vs Sean Lock.

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  • October 6, 2014 at 8:08 am
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    Great show!

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  • November 11, 2014 at 10:06 pm
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    "Not in the Arctic" means south of the Arctic Circle. (By the way, Tromsø is way north of 66˚ N.)

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  • December 5, 2014 at 4:35 am
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    I just discovered this. Now I shall watch them all.

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  • December 8, 2014 at 9:47 pm
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    I've done Snow Snake before.

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  • December 9, 2014 at 12:59 am
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    I love the cheese song!!!

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  • December 14, 2014 at 5:57 pm
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    OMG! canoe battle ship sound awesome!!! though i think it should be done with water balloons not rocks…

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  • December 27, 2014 at 3:13 am
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    After a few more episodes, there should be enough Chuckle Brothers references in order to make a compilation!

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  • January 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm
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    11:39 Last Man Standing (aired 2007 on BBC3) has already done that. Admittedly there wasn't an ear pulling episode though.

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  • January 19, 2015 at 9:47 am
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    This is surprisingly funny … More please. 

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  • January 30, 2015 at 11:43 pm
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    Ah, I see a buzzer this time.

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  • February 1, 2015 at 10:11 pm
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    you nered to get that Too much loive will kill you parody made quickly it is hillarious!

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  • April 14, 2015 at 6:24 pm
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    Pole push is more like reverse stick pull, isn't it?

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  • May 23, 2015 at 7:02 pm
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    Well, he was obviously watching QI….

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  • August 11, 2015 at 5:49 am
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    Hand games are surprisingly hardcore. It's awesome

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  • October 14, 2015 at 5:01 am
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    they all sound like dave lister from red dwarf during this episode.

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  • December 10, 2015 at 10:33 pm
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    Peter Serafinowicz did a sketch called "Which Hand Is It In" which is basically hand games in a "Who wants to Be a Millionaire" format. Amazingly funny.

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  • December 12, 2015 at 1:45 am
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    BBC has shown it it was last man standing has Chris seen this was a series featured a group of athletic individuals travelling around the globe to take part in different tribal or traditional sports.

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  • January 27, 2016 at 8:34 pm
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    Ear-pull… check out BIlly Connolly's Journey (something) the Edge of the World…. one episode actually has a demonstration of this!

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  • February 1, 2016 at 3:23 pm
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    Some of these were on QI at some point.. Might have been where this was seen?

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  • February 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm
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    Category: Education
    Now to puzzle out what exactly I've actually learned from this show…

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  • February 3, 2016 at 6:23 pm
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    Nice garden.

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  • February 15, 2016 at 12:53 am
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    The whole "that's not a sport" argument doesn't work for these kinds of events. Remember that city planning was once an olympic event! =)

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  • February 15, 2016 at 8:55 pm
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    He might of seen it on QI there was a full segment around these games

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  • February 17, 2016 at 10:43 am
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    I have no problem with swearing but Tom saying cock genuinely shocked me haha

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  • March 17, 2016 at 3:08 am
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    Give a raise of hands, who looked up triple x games.

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  • April 12, 2016 at 2:45 am
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    There are quite a few native games that we do in here, in Labrador, that aren't mention in the video.

    Seal/High Kick -> jump, kick a small suspended seal doll, and land on the foot you kicked with. Each round the seal is raised a bit. Highest kick wins.

    Owl Hop -> hop on one foot as long as you can. If your other foot touches the ground, you're out. Last hopper wins.

    Bench Reach -> Kneel on the edge of an bench, and someone hold your legs on so you don't fall. Reach out and grab a badminton birdie a meter or so away, and straighten up.

    Seal Crawl -> it's a race. Competitors line off, laying face down, with their noses on the start line. Cross your legs and "walk" on your hands to the finish, dragging your feet behind you, but your knees can't touch the floor.

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  • June 13, 2016 at 4:23 am
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    Has anyone noticed that during the finger pulling, Tom hooks his finger under Matt's, but Matt hooks his over Tom's? No wonder he won!

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  • June 20, 2016 at 3:30 am
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    I feel bad for the dying plant on the windowsill. I know its probably long since died, but still.

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  • June 23, 2016 at 8:20 pm
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    Wow. as a Canadian I was aware of the north-west territories and the Indians/Eskimos we have but didn't really think they got along/communicated with other similar groups around the world.

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  • June 24, 2016 at 9:22 pm
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    no mystery biscuits?

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  • July 11, 2016 at 12:51 am
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    4:10 ish – it was the latter

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  • August 9, 2016 at 11:14 pm
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    Matt was using an illegal grip

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  • September 21, 2016 at 12:28 pm
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    Watching this with a stuffy nose and drinking water is a bad idea…

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  • October 12, 2016 at 8:02 am
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    …the Iditarod isn't just dog sleddiŋ, it's only ðe one particular race. Oðer dogsled-bæsed races are avælable.

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  • October 26, 2016 at 4:24 pm
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    Tom mentioned alpine skiing, then gave Matt a point for alpine skiing.

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  • February 12, 2017 at 10:17 pm
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    Drop the bomb is a lot like a gymnastics rings routine, although the person isn't required to do a backflip and then return to the cruciform position.

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  • February 15, 2017 at 6:55 pm
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    I love the contempt with which Gary says "magicians".

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  • May 27, 2017 at 2:34 am
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    This was the greatest thing because I have heard of the Arctic Games from a random book footnote & I love them.

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  • June 17, 2017 at 4:44 am
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    When he said "Stick Pull" I thought he said "Stick Porn"…

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  • June 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm
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    I'm watching from the most recent episode (6×03) backwards, so it has taken me a few days to get here, but after googling "xxx games olympics" (actual search term) … that would actually be London 2012. So London actually held the XXX Games.

    Just in case nobody ever mentioned that.

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  • June 22, 2017 at 2:03 pm
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    no mystery biscuits? damn, that song definitely deserved it.

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  • June 22, 2017 at 6:41 pm
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    Amazing that "speed-gloo" didn't get any reaction from the others.

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  • June 24, 2017 at 4:04 am
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    I've done snow snake, it's fun as hell

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  • July 23, 2017 at 4:32 pm
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    You've seen these things on QI. 😛

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  • July 28, 2017 at 6:44 am
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    According to Wikipedia, the freedom of the city is what Brits call the key to the city.

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  • August 6, 2017 at 5:48 pm
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    What's that recording rig?

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  • August 20, 2017 at 7:54 pm
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    My farts are on the offensive.

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  • August 23, 2017 at 2:51 am
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    The cheese thing at the end was excellent!

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  • September 7, 2017 at 1:36 pm
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    Knee jumping is a cool artic /indigenous game. Sitting on knees jump to standing don't fall over

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  • October 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm
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    😀 loving the Queen interpretation. That'll surely pop to mind next time I hear that song.

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  • November 14, 2017 at 6:33 pm
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    I would certainly like an owl towel, but not if it was From Simon Cowell and certainly not if it was made of actual owls. That would be a very foul towel. Not as foul as a bowel towel though. However, if just an image of the organ was displayed, a bowel towel may be quite a bit more useful to a prospective doctor than an owl towel. One to certainly avoid is the prowl towel, it stalks about and howls and growls, actually that might just be a wolf.

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  • November 28, 2017 at 3:37 pm
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    “Tom Scott is offensive. We already knew this.”

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  • December 7, 2017 at 11:11 pm
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    Hand games, pole push… It all seems XXX Games to me. 🙂

    And the Dene are a northern people of Canada. It is indeed /'de ,ne/ (DAY-nay).

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  • December 21, 2017 at 8:12 pm
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    Simon Cowell's owl bowel towels

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  • December 23, 2017 at 6:02 am
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    I kind of wish that they would go back to it just being them and not the studio audience, I find that its not as entertaining.

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  • December 26, 2017 at 8:47 am
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    That finger thing sounds like a German bar game.

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  • December 28, 2017 at 8:16 am
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    WAH!  That means I've watched them all!  More please.

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  • December 29, 2017 at 7:14 pm
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    We need a full version of "Too much cheese will kill you"!

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  • January 1, 2018 at 12:06 am
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    Spent my transition from 2017 to 2018 watching this! Happy new year!! 🙂

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  • January 8, 2018 at 1:21 pm
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    Application resident below fire breathe temple nevertheless onto rebel either.

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  • March 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    I've actually been in snow snake competitions. It's very popular with northern state boy scouts in the US my patrol had a six foot long snake called the dragon.

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  • March 10, 2018 at 9:53 am
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    I'd like to see a sports comedy film about Matt Gray and the other Technical Difficulties who go and participate in the Dene Games' Finger Pull, with Tom as the incompetent comic relief guy. Coming soon to theatres: Cool Fingerings.

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  • March 13, 2018 at 7:46 pm
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    The ok-rug pun works better with subs on

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  • April 29, 2018 at 4:32 pm
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    Alot of nob gags in this one folks

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  • May 3, 2018 at 8:04 am
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    I'm surprised no one giggled at stick pull…

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  • June 15, 2018 at 10:45 am
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    Well, most samis live in Norway. Anyways, have watched these videos several times now, amaizng stuff

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  • July 26, 2018 at 7:33 am
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    I'm frankly disappointed that at no point during the hearty chuckle round of jokes did anyone comment "Santa/Father Christmas always wins". It's the Arctic Circle for crying out loud, obvious gag is obvious!

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  • August 25, 2018 at 4:29 pm
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    I love how when you hover over this video on the "Related Videos", it shows a clip of Matt and Gary staring into the camera with mystery biscuits falling.

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  • September 4, 2018 at 11:58 pm
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    I thought the prize at the end was going to turn out to be Köln's cathedral…

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  • September 13, 2018 at 2:31 pm
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    Owls ! Everybody is fond of owls! Except for mice and shrew and Simon Cowel…!

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  • October 4, 2018 at 12:47 am
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    4.5 years later, I wonder if the half dead plant survives.

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  • October 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm
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    Gary Brannan: Real life canoe battleship (9:27)
    Tom Scott, about three seconds later: Wait, what?

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  • October 27, 2018 at 4:45 pm
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    Sweet dreams are made of cheese
    Who am I to diss a brie?
    I cheddar the world and the feta cheese
    Everybody's looking for stilton.

    Some of them want the ossau
    Some of them want the österkron blue
    Some of them want the roomano
    Some of them want the chabichou

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:58 am
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    Liked for the cheese song

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  • November 25, 2018 at 2:02 am
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    /r/theocho

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  • May 5, 2019 at 10:52 am
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    Methinks Chris saw QI with Brian Blessed.

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  • May 9, 2019 at 12:39 pm
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    'okrug' means district

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  • June 8, 2019 at 11:46 am
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    This also qualifies as the 'Matt is Bas At Directions Special':

    Tom: It's just below the Arctic.
    Matt: Is it in Sochi?

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  • July 5, 2019 at 8:05 pm
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    How often does Matt actually win?

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  • August 11, 2019 at 9:38 pm
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    The ear pull was in Malcolm in the middle

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  • August 12, 2019 at 11:13 pm
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    Boom boom boom, now let me hear you say WEIO …

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