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Title: ? about u2 on pointless
Post by: imedi on July 03, 2015, 08:52:00 AM
 ;D https://youtu.be/Ob2H1CbG7tA shocking lol
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Post by: WookieeWarrior10 on July 03, 2015, 09:50:28 AM
Wow, that's horrible.
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Post by: tom_b1807 on July 03, 2015, 10:29:04 AM
I remember watching this live, I sincerely hope for their own sake that U2 weren't watching that! Reckon I could have got all of them to be honest.
Title: Re: ? about u2 on pointless
Post by: an tha on July 03, 2015, 10:46:08 AM
About what I would expect from that cross section of people.

U2 have never really had a massive single that has really burned into Joe Publics mind so people knowing lots of their singles would never really be likely in my view.

That isn't a bad thing either, I just wish they would stop trying to get one!
Title: Re: ? about u2 on pointless
Post by: imedi on July 03, 2015, 01:07:24 PM
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About what I would expect from that cross section of people.

U2 have never really had a massive single that has really burned into Joe Publics mind so people knowing lots of their singles would never really be likely in my view.

That isn't a bad thing either, I just wish they would stop trying to get one!

i would agree with alot of that apart from one and with or without you...  u2 for me never put their best stuff out as a single..even i cringe when i hear all because of you and get on those horrible boots
add to that 4 people who are not u2 fans no surprise to be fair the other 4 made up for the first group :)
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Post by: Smee on July 05, 2015, 04:37:27 AM
only 9 from 200 people could name 2 of u2s biggest hits of the millenium....thats kinda sad
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Post by: Nico on July 05, 2015, 07:06:49 AM
I saw a quiz when some woman could only get 3 or 4 Beatles songs. Amazingly weird
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Post by: THRILLHO on July 05, 2015, 05:14:48 PM
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About what I would expect from that cross section of people.

U2 have never really had a massive single that has really burned into Joe Publics mind so people knowing lots of their singles would never really be likely in my view.

That isn't a bad thing either, I just wish they would stop trying to get one!

i would agree with alot of that apart from one and with or without you...  u2 for me never put their best stuff out as a single..even i cringe when i hear all because of you and get on those horrible boots
add to that 4 people who are not u2 fans no surprise to be fair the other 4 made up for the first group :)

Yea he's said this before in another thread about not having a huge single everyone knew.
Sbs, wowy are the obvious ones that joe public knows.

Wait you actually heard aboy and boots on the radio? I literally never did..
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Post by: SpookyElectric on July 05, 2015, 07:08:06 PM
I got the pointless answer.  you can call me an egghead.


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Post by: Marvinho on July 31, 2015, 12:26:31 PM
Today the finalists had "name any track from The Joshua Tree".
They went with "Where the Streets Have No Name" which scored just 11!
They got two pointless answers and won the money - Running To Standstill and Red Hill Mining Town.
My choices were Exit, Mothers of the Disappeared and Trip Through Your Wires all of which were pointless.
The missus said "If we were on there today I'd say YES! We've won!" when that came up.
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Post by: Canadanne on July 31, 2015, 01:13:42 PM
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Today the finalists had "name any track from The Joshua Tree".
They went with "Where the Streets Have No Name" which scored just 11!
They got two pointless answers and won the money - Running To Standstill and Red Hill Mining Town.
My choices were Exit, Mothers of the Disappeared and Trip Through Your Wires all of which were pointless.
The missus said "If we were on there today I'd say YES! We've won!" when that came up.

I had a feeling The Joshua Tree would be one of the options when I first saw the category! Glad the guy came up with some decent answers - though was Streets really the most obscure track he could think of to make up the numbers?!
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Post by: Marvinho on July 31, 2015, 01:28:33 PM
I was amazed that it only got 11!