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UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#1 Post by bazodee » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:21 pm

Here's the final question of a recent episode of British BAM (Covid edition)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCs_9aV ... Hd5j75TAkU

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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#2 Post by kroxquo » Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am

Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#3 Post by SportsFan68 » Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:31 am

kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
A long while back, somebody here, or more likely in an older version of the Bored, said that the million dollar question was a reward for getting the real toughies at $250K and $500K.

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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#4 Post by Bob78164 » Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:28 pm

SportsFan68 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:31 am
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
A long while back, somebody here, or more likely in an older version of the Bored, said that the million dollar question was a reward for getting the real toughies at $250K and $500K.
I think Fresca (a/k/a Ken Basin) might disagree with that assessment. --Bob
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#5 Post by SportsFan68 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:54 pm

Bob78164 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:28 pm
SportsFan68 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:31 am
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
A long while back, somebody here, or more likely in an older version of the Bored, said that the million dollar question was a reward for getting the real toughies at $250K and $500K.
I think Fresca (a/k/a Ken Basin) might disagree with that assessment. --Bob
I thought it was easy. It was one of the very few at that level I knew before the answers came up. But to this day, I can't tell you if the first moon golf shot was hit with a six or a seven iron.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#6 Post by Bob Juch » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:18 pm

SportsFan68 wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:54 pm
Bob78164 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:28 pm
SportsFan68 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:31 am
A long while back, somebody here, or more likely in an older version of the Bored, said that the million dollar question was a reward for getting the real toughies at $250K and $500K.
I think Fresca (a/k/a Ken Basin) might disagree with that assessment. --Bob
I thought it was easy. It was one of the very few at that level I knew before the answers came up. But to this day, I can't tell you if the first moon golf shot was hit with a six or a seven iron.
It was a six iron.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#7 Post by Bob Juch » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm

kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
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#8 Post by kroxquo » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:15 pm

Bob Juch wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
Where in Carolina do you live? I'm in Goldsboro.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#9 Post by Bob Juch » Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:14 pm

kroxquo wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:15 pm
Bob Juch wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
Where in Carolina do you live? I'm in Goldsboro.
I lived in Raleigh for over two years starting in 1982. We went to the coast a lot. I moved to Columbia, SC in 2009, and lived there for almost four years. I moved from there to Raleigh for a year. I got a job with Lincoln Financial and thought I'd have to move to Greensboro, but when I was told I would work from home, I moved to the Tucson, AZ area.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#10 Post by Estonut » Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:30 am

Bob Juch wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
So proud of your ancestor that you can't even spell his name correctly. When he captured Blackbeard, did he add him to his collection of slaves?
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#11 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:47 am

Estonut wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:30 am
Bob Juch wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm
kroxquo wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:50 am
Maybe it's the fact that I live in North Carolina and have been to Ocracoke Inlet where Black Beard was killed, but to me that seems like rather an easy question for the million.
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
So proud of your ancestor that you can't even spell his name correctly. When he captured Blackbeard, did he add him to his collection of slaves?
WTF? Lt. Governor Spottswood is not my ancestor and his name is correct. All he received of Blackbeard was his rotting head.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#12 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 am

Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:47 am
Estonut wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:30 am
Bob Juch wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:28 pm
Easy for me for the same reasons, but also because Lt. Governor Spottswood, who sent out the raid that captured Blackbeard, was the father-in-law of my distant cousin, Nathaniel West Dandridge.
So proud of your ancestor that you can't even spell his name correctly. When he captured Blackbeard, did he add him to his collection of slaves?
WTF? Lt. Governor Spottswood is not my ancestor and his name is correct. All he received of Blackbeard was his rotting head.
It's Spotswood
Oh please.

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#13 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:18 pm

Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 am
Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:47 am
Estonut wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:30 am
So proud of your ancestor that you can't even spell his name correctly. When he captured Blackbeard, did he add him to his collection of slaves?
WTF? Lt. Governor Spottswood is not my ancestor and his name is correct. All he received of Blackbeard was his rotting head.
It's Spotswood
I can't help it if he can't spell his own name. :lol: His father was Robert Spottiswoode.
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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#14 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:56 pm

Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:18 pm
Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 am
Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:47 am

WTF? Lt. Governor Spottswood is not my ancestor and his name is correct. All he received of Blackbeard was his rotting head.
It's Spotswood
I can't help it if he can't spell his own name. :lol: His father was Robert Spottiswoode.
Gis child and grandchild are listed as Spotswood...
Oh please.

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Re: UK WWTBAM £1 Million question

#15 Post by wbtravis007 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:01 pm

Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:56 pm
Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:18 pm
Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 am


It's Spotswood
I can't help it if he can't spell his own name. :lol: His father was Robert Spottiswoode.
Gis child and grandchild are listed as Spotswood...
Maybe Sprots would know.

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#16 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:41 pm

Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:56 pm
Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:18 pm
Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 am


It's Spotswood
I can't help it if he can't spell his own name. :lol: His father was Robert Spottiswoode.
Gis child and grandchild are listed as Spotswood...
I know. Spelling was flexible.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
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