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Rory Gilmore
25781.  Mon Oct 03, 2005 11:39 am Reply with quote

This is all quite interesting. We can all agree then, that not every star in the universe is spherical as they bulge at the equator and the surface is not completely smooth for any length of time?

Rory Gilmore
31091.  Sun Nov 13, 2005 4:42 pm Reply with quote

Five consecutive episodes with no unanswered questions.

31406.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:56 am Reply with quote

OK then, I was very confused about the bit with the shark's tooth. Where did that come from, or did I nod off half-way through the episode?

Rory Gilmore
31426.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:40 am Reply with quote

It made sense at the time, I'm sure.

31430.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:04 pm Reply with quote

Was it just me, or was it a strange piece of editting. I just remember them chatting away about stuff, then suddenly Stephen's holding a shark's tooth and talking about it as though they've just finished some long discussion about it.

Perhaps I was a little tired when I watched it. Must try watching the repeat on Thursday night.

31495.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:11 pm Reply with quote

Well spotted - the shark's tooth was from a question which got cut from the broadcast version, but there was no way into the next question without mentioning it. We confess, it was what Natalie would probably call a bit random.

31504.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:28 pm Reply with quote

You see Flash, that's like twice that you've used that. It's catching...pretty soon, the random word will be normality.

31505.  Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:29 pm Reply with quote

Yes, my apologies. That was my fault.

It was a particularly difficult programme to edit and there was just no way out of this particular clunker.

I was watching it with a lot of people in the QI Building and had to cough very loudly as it went by.

Otherwise, though I say it myself, I thought the episode flowed seamlessly...

31575.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 5:58 am Reply with quote

Thank god. I thought I was suffering from one of those sleep disorders, where you nod off for ten seconds without knowing it and the only way you can tell something odd has happened is because when you wake up England have lost three wickets and/or there's a completely contextless shark's tooth on the screen.

31621.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:45 am Reply with quote

Yeah, I thought I'd been abducted by aliens and lost some time or something.

Then I remembered discussions here about how each show's recording normally lasts about 2 hours and then has to be editted down, so I figured it was something to do with that.

Glad to hear I'm not losing (any more of) my marbles.

31688.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 1:28 pm Reply with quote

Once again, I can only apologise for the ghastly trauma caused.

31692.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 1:43 pm Reply with quote

I didn't notice anything.

Rory Gilmore
31718.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 2:37 pm Reply with quote

I thought he was just producing the teeth out of interest.

31720.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 2:40 pm Reply with quote

I missed it. I remember seeing the sharks tooth. But didn't question why it was there. I just thought, "Oh, a sharks tooth."

Rory Gilmore
31731.  Wed Nov 16, 2005 2:53 pm Reply with quote

Quite. And quite interesting, it turned out.


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