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  1. @Stylin_and_Profilin up until the early 1990's the maximum cash prize on a quiz show was £6,000 due to the Broadcasting Act. Hence why a lot of the 70s and 80s gameshows had prizes instead of cash (Generation Game, Sale of the Century, 321, Bullseye etc).

    When that legislation was repealed there was a surge of gameshows which offered bigger prizes like Play Your Cards Right and Catchphrase. The big change was when Millionaire hit the screens then other channels followed suit with humongous prizes.

    The main reasons why Eggheads and Pointless has such low prizes in comparison is that they are a daily quizshow so the budget is a lot less than the weekly primetime gameshows and the BBC have reduced the prizes after a scandal a few years ago when a BBC radio contest was found to be fixed which stopped competitions for quite a while. Back in the day you won premium bonds for picking goal of the month on MotD and that has not been reinstated. 

    Gameshows and quizshows aren't regulated by the Gambling Commission as the contestants aren't risking their own money. It is regulated by OFCOM. 


  2. Week 19 fixtures  

    Premier League

    Brighton & Hove Albion 0-1 Chelsea (Sunday 1:30pm)
    Crystal Palace 1-2 Leicester City
    Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United
    Liverpool 3-1 Manchester United (Sunday 4pm)
    Southampton 1-2 Arsenal (Sun 1:30pm)
    Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-2 Bournemouth

    La Liga
    Levante 0-2 Barcelona (Sunday 7:45pm)
    Valladolid 1-2 Atl├ętico Madrid (3:15pm)

    A-League
    Adelaide United 1-2 Melbourne City (Sunday 8am)
    Newcastle Jets 0-0 Perth Glory (Sunday 6am)

  3. On 11/13/2018 at 7:13 PM, Jon-Carr_92 said:

    Surely that means getting the ball rolling on next year's Royal Rumble Lottery running because wasn't the rule @Glenryck Pilchards made if a number has been drawn, you can't choose it.

    I'm guessing the male runner up would get it instead.

    I refrained comment on this as I wanted to see who would potentially win the Mixed Match Challenge before I made a decision. After seeing who is in the final at TLC if you are daft enough to pick number 30, knock yourself out.


  4. Week 18 fixtures  
     

    Premier League
    Bournemouth 1-2 Liverpool (12:30pm)
    Burnley 1-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
    Cardiff City 1-2 Southampton
    Chelsea 0-0 Manchester City (5:30pm)
    Leicester City 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur (7:45pm)
    West Ham United 3-1 Crystal Palace

    Serie A
    Cagliari 0-1 Roma (5pm)
    Lazio 1-1 Sampdoria (7:30pm)

    Austrian Bundesliga
    Admira Wacker 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg (4pm)
    Rapid Vienna 1-1 Sturm Graz (Sunday 4pm)

  5. Week´╗┐┬á17┬áfixtures┬á┬á
    Premier League
    Arsenal 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Sunday 2:05pm)
    Chelsea 4-1 Fulham (Sunday noon)
    Liverpool 2-0┬á´╗┐Everton (Sunday 4:15pm)
    Newcastle´╗┐┬áUnited 0-1┬áWest Ham United┬á
    Southampton 0-0 Manchester United (5:30pm)

    FA Challenge┬á´╗┐Cup´╗┐┬áSecond Round proper
    Lincoln City 2-0┬á´╗┐´╗┐Carlisle United
    Maidstone United 0-1 Oldham Athletic
    Walsall 2-1 Sunderland´╗┐

    Germa´╗┐n Bundesliga´╗┐´╗┐
    Werder Bremen 1-1┬áBayern Munich´╗┐┬á(2:30pm)

    Eredivisie´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐
    Feyenoord 1-2┬áPSV Eindhoven (Sunday 1:30pm´╗┐´╗┐

  6. 42600-1-voss.farming-electric-fence-ropeIn all seriousness though have you considered putting a deadbolt at the top of her bedroom door? 

    My 18 month old lad has started to do his Ultimate Warrior shaking the top rope impression with the baby gate and the little git managed to pull one side off. Fortunately no injuries but I've wrenched the screws as tight as can be so it won't happen again

  7. Week 16 fixtures  
    Premier League

    Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal (Sunday 1:30pm)
    Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Chelsea (5:30pm)
    Watford 1-3 Liverpool
    West HamUnited 0-4 Manchester City

    Championship
    Aston Villa 0-0 Birmingham City (Sunday noon)
    Brentford 0-2 Middlesbrough w/me (5:30pm) 

    Scottish Cup Round 3
    Beith Juniors 0-2 Ayr United (1:30pm)
    Edinburgh City 1-3 Inverness Caledonian Thistle (Sunday)
    Stenhousemuir 1-0 Falkirk


    Ligue Un´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐
    Paris St Germain´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐┬á´╗┐3-0┬áToulouse (4pm´╗┐)
    ┬á´╗┐´╗┐

  8. I am sure for the majority of contestants that is correct @Astro Hollywood but I was informed a few months ago that it is not always the case. 

    When David Haye was in the jungle he had in his contract that he must eat 2000 calories a day, otherwise it could hamper his career in boxing (lolz I know) as it would take months to get back in ring-shape. So they snook in food for The Hayemaker. If they are willing to give allowances for him, they will do it for others too.

     

    I won't say who my source is but lets just say that they are a colleague of a current contestant.

  9. Week 15 fixtures  
    UEFA Nations League

    Albania 1-1 Scotland (Saturday)
    Czech Republic 2-0 Slovakia (Monday)
    England 2-1 Croatia (Sunday 1pm)
    Italy 0-1 Portugal (Saturday)
    Northern Ireland 2-0 Austria (Sunday 5pm)
    Wales 1-1 Denmark (Friday)

    Africa Cup of Nations qualification (various groups)
    Guinea 0-2 Ivory Coast (Sunday 5pm)
    Morocco 2-1 Cameroon (Friday 7pm)
    South Africa 1-1 Nigeria (Saturday 1pm)
    Togo 0-1 Algeria (Sunday 4pm)
     

  10. Week 14 fixtures 

    Premier League

    Crystal Palace 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur (5:30pm)
    Manchester City 0-0 Manchester United (Sunday 4:30pm)


    FA Challenge Cup First Round proper

    Aldershot Town 1-2 Bradford City
    Bromley 0-2 Peterborough United
    Ebbsfleet United 2-0 Cheltenham Town
    Exeter City w/@Grecian 1-1 Blackpool 
    Maidstone United 1-0 Macclesfield Town
    Metropolitan Police 0-4 Newport County


    La Liga

    Atl├ętico Madrid 3-0┬áAthletic Bilbao (5:30pm)
    Celta Vigo 1-2 Real Madrid (Sunday 7:45pm)

  11. Funny that this topic should come up, as I am actually appearing on mine and @PowerButchi's favourite quiz show on the current series of Fifteen to One. I haven't been given an exact date yet when it will be broadcast but it should be mid-December. 

    I currently have applications in for !mpossible, Cash Trapped and Millionaire, so fingers crossed! 

    But if I could have a go on any game show of all time it would be Nickelodeon's Guts. I always wanted to hoist the glow in the dark trophy above my head

     

  12. Premier´╗┐┬áLeague
    Arsenal 1-2┬á´╗┐Liverpool (5:30pm)
    Cardiff City 0-1 Leicester City
    Chelsea 3-0 Crystal Palace (Sunday 4pm)
    Everton 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
    Newcastle United 0-2 Watford
    West Ham United 0-1┬á´╗┐Burnley
    Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur (7:45pm)

    Serie A´╗┐
    Fiorentina 1-2 Roma (5pm)
    Udinese 2-0┬áMilan (Sunday 7´╗┐:30pm)

    Austrian Second League´╗┐
    Austria Klagenfurt┬áw/Fog Dude´╗┐┬á1-1┬áGuntamatic Ried (1:30pm)´╗┐´╗┐
    ┬á´╗┐´╗┐

  13. Premier´╗┐┬áLeague

    Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
    Burnley 0-1 Chelsea (Sunday 1:30pm)
    Crystal Palace 0-2┬áArsenal´╗┐┬á(Sunday 1:30pm)

    Fulham 2-3┬áBournemout´╗┐h´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐
    Southampton 1-0┬áNewcastle United´╗┐

    ´╗┐┬á
    National League South´╗┐
    Billericay Town 1-1 Dulwich Hamlet w/@Stinky Dad

    La Liga
    Barcelona 3-1┬áReal M´╗┐adrid (Sunday 3:15pm)

    Ligue Un
    Olympique de Marseille 1-1┬áParis St Germain´╗┐┬á(Sunday 8pm)

    Major League Soccer (Sunday 8:30pm)
    New England Revolution 2-0┬áMontr├ęal Impact┬á
    Vancouver Whitecaps 1-2┬áPortla´╗┐nd Timbers
     

  14. When you go to the pub and ask for a Coke and they reply "Is Pepsi alright?" 

    Of course it fucking is just pour me a bloody drink. Even worse some of the chain pubs now don't do full fat Coke or Pepsi now due to the sugar tax. For some ungodly reason Diet and Zero sugar versions of Cola give me crippling wind and I refuse to drink them because of it, so if other pubs are going to continue this trend they are only going to encourage me to drink drive. 

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    Unfortunately I have to give up my first boy Murray as he cannot be trusted with my one year old. Earlier this morning he snarled and went for my son and slightly caught his cheek. This is the second incident in the space of three months and I cannot risk a third time happening. 

    It is with a really heavy heart that we have to do this. He is a great placid dog normally, but cannot cope with a boisterous toddler. I am hoping a member of the family or a close friend can take him in, if not he will have to go back to The Dog's Trust. We got him as a two year old in 2010 and it is going to be really weird not to have him about, but I don't want my little one to be scared of dogs or worse to be disfigured for life. 

  16. Week 11 fixtures 

    Premier League

    Bournemouth 2-1 Southampton
    Chelsea 0-0 Manchester United (12:30pm)
    Huddersfield Town 0-4 Liverpool (5:30pm)
    West Ham United 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

    FA Challenge Cup last qualifying round
    Dunston UTS 0-2 Gateshead w/@FailedPromoter (12:30pm) 
    Harrogate Town 2-1 Wrexham

    Scottish Cup Round 2
    Cowdenbeath 1-1 Clyde
    Stirling Albion 0-1 Queen's Park

    Ligue Un
    Nice 2-0 Olympique de Marseille (Sunday 8pm)
    Strasbourg 1-1 Monaco (7pm)

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