Leonard on University Challenge

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Leonard on University Challenge

Postby hydriot » Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:46 pm

Leonard was the answer to one of the questions in the final of University Challenge last night. The team got the answer to 'famous Canadian' wrong, guessing Neil Young.
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby confetti » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:33 pm

yes I saw that, really pleased with myself I got a University Challenge question right :lol:
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby howthelightgetsin » Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:56 pm

Yes I was impressed I beat that wonder kid on one question :)
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby MEB » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:05 pm

I was wondering if anyone would post this, I was sitting watching it by myself and screaming LEORNARD COHEN, IT'S LEONARD COHEN!! for some reason they didn't seem to hear me:D
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby davidrichards » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:24 pm

Have to say - I agree!
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby stephencharlton » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:21 pm

Questiom Master Jeremy Paxman is a Cohen fan. Saw him at Manchester June 17th 2008.
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby somewhat_nifty » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:12 pm

Paxo is a Cohen fan?! I knew it must be so!!
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby remote1 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:44 am

Oh shoot, that's gonna put me off Leonard Cohen, thanks! :cry:
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Re: Leonard on University Challenge

Postby Yorkshire Lad » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:57 am

They should have sung " One of us cannot be wrong " or possibly " You know who I am "
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