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Discussion in 'TV, Movies, Books about Zoos & Wildlife' started by Shorts, 15 Mar 2015.

  1. Shorts

    Shorts Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone out there confirm or deny the appearance of a UK zoo nerd (who I'm sure posts on here) on The Chase? I saw this via a very brief clip, where they were answering a question about Lammergeier, on this week's Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe.

    Will the person themselves comment and tell us about the experience? :)
     
  2. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    I have seen the clip in question too :p it is pretty damn amusing!
     
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    Indeed it is, the clip was also featured on the NTA awards as well!
     
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    Ooo not seen this
     
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    We must find out who this mystery (most likely a) Zoochatter is
     
  7. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    This was some time ago - either Charlie Brooker was a repeat or he's behind the times!

    It's a great appearance.
     
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    UK Zoo Nerd....

    Not seen this before. Seen him though, great bloke, got his book (well, one of them).
     
  9. Shorts

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    Thanks for everyone's swift replies, the you-tube clip confirms my suspicions.

    The show did have some "recycled" bits but I think the sequence (The Case summed up in X seconds) was new but (obviously now) featuring some old footage.
     
  10. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    Quite a lot of UK Zoochatters will know him as soon as they see it - he's a well-known and very knowledgeable chap (and writes a mean Facebook status..!).
     
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    Oh, we know exactly *who* he is - the uncertainty is whether he has an account or not :) quite a few of us know or have met him, he's a top bloke and well-known in the zoo enthusiast community.
     
  12. sooty mangabey

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    He certainly does appear here, occasionally - and will hopefully do so again, on this thread, soon!

    Did he go on to win the big lump of cash?
     
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    This is not the only quiz show this guy has appeared on,as everyone else has said he is a top bloke,and have to agree with maguari he does indeed write a mean facebook status!