Scavenger Hunt List 2011

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Category Item Number Item Max Points

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2011 1 A student protest 4

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2 A tuition fee 2

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3 A Clegg effigy 6

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4 A Justin Beiber effigy 6

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5 An uprising 4

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6 The biggest Royal Wedding photograph 3

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7 Your team's Eurovision entry 8

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8 An Arab Spring 3

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9 Demonstration of AV 3

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10 A ballot paper 2

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11 A Superinjunction 4

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12 O'bama's pint of Guinness 3

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13 An RSA SecureID token 3

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14 An impossible exam question 3

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Hipsters 15 Glasses without lenses 1

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16 Leggings 1

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17 Chequered shirt (up to 5, must be wearing all of them) 1 each

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18 Low necked t-shirt 1

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19 Pretentious band t-shirt 1

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20 Skinny jeans 1

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21 Distressed tee 1

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Royal Wedding 22 The Duke of Cambridge (bonus with his Duchess) 100

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23 Bunting 2

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24 Royal Memorabilia 2

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25 A Carriage 3

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26 A Grumpy Bridesmaid 5

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27 Something more important from 29/04 2

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28 An emergency plan in case Kate said no 4

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29 A wedding dress 6

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30 Top hat and tails 4

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31 A glass slipper 4

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32 A wedding hat, as preposterous as possible 6

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33 Stag do photos 2

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34 Longest dress train 2

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35 Cartwheeling whilst dressed as a vicar 4

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Ghostbusters 36 Zener cards 1 per card, max 3

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37 Demonstration of ESP 5

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38 Ectoplasmic residue 3

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39 Fireman's pole 2

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40 Tobin's spirit guide 4

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41 Spores, moulds and fungi collection 5

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42 Levitating book/girlfriend 5

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43 Edible replica of Stay Puft Marshmellow Man 4

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44 Sign announcing the end of the world 1

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45 High voltage laser containment facility 4

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46 Bill Murry 7

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47 Total protonic reversal 2

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48 Twinkie (bonus points if 35' long and 600lb) 3

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49 Cross some beams! 1

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50 Jumpsuit 2

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Student Life 51 Photos of a team member outside a Cambridge pub 1 each, max 6

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52 Microwave chocolate cake (must be tasty) 5

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53 Worst Room 2

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54 Cheapest food 2

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55 Recipies including baked beans 0.5 each, max 3 points

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56 Least available free floor space in a room 2

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57 A traffic cone 3

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58 A (real) text from last night 2

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59 Most credit cards belonging to one person 1 each

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60 Video of fastest complete checkout at a Sainsbury's self-service automated checkout, including receipt 6

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61 May ball poster 1

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62 May ball prop 2

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63 May ball wristband 2

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64 Ticket to the St John's 2011 May Ball (massive bonus points if we can keep it!) 4

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65 Cambridge xxxxtreme ironing 6

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66 Punt racing 3 per punt

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67 Most people on a punt 0.5 points per person

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IT Crowd 68 Cuke 4

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69 Moss's mug 3

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70 Cradle of Filth, techno style 3

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71 A stress detector machine (bonus if it works) 4

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72 New emergency services advert 7

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73 THE SHOOOOOOOES 2

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74 Street countdown re-enactment (a proper match, we can judge) 10

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75 Flammable sea parks model (bonus points if burnt down, with explanation) 8

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76 Wear an Aunt Irma t-shirt 6

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77 Grand Designs DVDs (bonus points if you don't have a receipt) 2

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78 Gay! A gay musical! 6

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79 Enrol in a German Cookery course 3

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80 Shithead of the Year Award 3

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81 A Flappy Duck take away dinner 5

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82 Have a conversation about football in front of us 4

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83 The Internet 3

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Webcomics 84 Memorabilia 4

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85 A Machine of Death story 6

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86 An enactment of a Machine of Death story 8

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87 An original dinosaur comic (we'll provide whiteboard if required) 4

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88 Dr McNinja 5

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89 Flute Cop 5

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Outside the Bubble 90 Name the top ten in the charts 2

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91 A recent receipt from somewhere at least as far as Girton 2

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92 A paycheque (not a payslip) 4

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93 The reality checkpoint 2

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94 Ironing board 3

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95 Spaghetti quantity measurer 2

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96 Marigolds 2

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97 Oven baking tray 1

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98 Something from Anglia Ruskin 1

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99 Something from The Other Place 2

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100 Something from MIT 3

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Travel 101 Stamps in a passport 2 per country, max 8

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102 Foreign currency 1 per currency, max 8

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103 Photos from famous locations with team members in (at least two) 2 each, max 6

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104 Beach towel 2

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105 Sand castle 4

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106 Improvised native dress 5

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107 Flip flops 1

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108 Inflatable crocodile 3

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109 Travel sized items 1 per item, max 3

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110 Foreign phrasebook 2

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111 Travel guides 1 per continent

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112 Massive summer hat 2

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113 Most uninviting tourist brochure 5

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114 Holiday snaps from Girton 6

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115 Girton passport stamp 8

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116 Surfboard 2

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117 Strong suncream 2

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118 Strong DEET 3

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119 Postcards 1 per continent

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120 Suitcase 1

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121 Trashy souvenirs 2

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College Life 122 Alcohol 4

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123 Most college clothing being worn 1 per item

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124 Most beer mats 4

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125 Longest Sainsbury's receipt 4

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126 College-crested crockery 4

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127 Mr. ASBO 4

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128 Man in tweed 3

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129 Your picture at Gardie's 3

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130 A Footlight 4

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131 Gowns (points per college) 1 each, max 5

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132 A doctor's bonnet 3

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133 A plan to fortify your college against zombie attack 6

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The Recession 134 Cheapest five course meal (sacrifice quality not quantity) 5

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135 Best explanation of the recession (bonus points if it involves pipes) 6

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136 A video on saving money 5

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137 Someone dressed entirely in newspapers 3

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138 Cardboard box house (must be able to fit at least one judge) 4 + 2 per judge

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139 Something made from toilet roll 3

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Portal 2 140 Combustible lemons 4

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141 Cave Johnson quotes recited from memory 1 each, max 6

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142 A weighted companion cube 4

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143 A personality core 3

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144 Aperture Science Laboratories memorabilia (doesn't have to be official) 2

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145 Long fall boots 4

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146 GLaDOS 4

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147 An ASHPD (bonus points if it works) 6

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148 Complete test chambers in co-op, bonus if with another team 1 per chamber, max 5

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Bible Stuff 149 An Ark 6

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150 A snake 5

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151 A fig leaf (bonus points if that's all you're wearing) 2 (bonus +4)

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152 A plague of locusts 3

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153 Jesus (points if you beat the judge) 4

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154 A Biblical family tree 2

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155 Technicolour dream-coat 6

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156 The 10 Commandments (bonus points if on stone tablets) 2

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157 Five loaves of bread and two fish 6

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158 Walking on water 5

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159 Demonstrate the Christian Side Hug in front of the judges 2

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160 Prove the existence of God 4

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161 Disprove the existence of God 4

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Christmas in June 162 Crackers 2

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163 Santa Claus (points for age and girth) 6

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164 Myrrh 4

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165 A satsuma 1

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166 A snow ball 2

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167 A Snow Ball ticket 4

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168 Brussel Sprouts 1

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169 A Christmas card 3

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170 Some coal 2

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171 A Christmas postage stamp 4

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172 Some mulled wine 9

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173 Pigs in blankets (bonus for quantity) 3

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174 A stocking (bonus for extra legs) 1

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175 An ugly Christmas jumper 1

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176 12 days of Christmas items 4 per item

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177 Presents in Christmas wrapping paper 3

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Harry Potter 178 A broomstick 4

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179 A wand (bonus points if Harry Potter style) 2

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180 Harry Potter cosplay 8

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181 Fan fiction set in Cambridge 8

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182 Invisibility cloak 8

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183 Marauder's Map of your college 7

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184 The Deathly Hallows 2

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185 A Chamber of Secrets 4

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186 As many spells as you can from memory 0.5 points each

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187 Butterbeer 6

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188 Snape 5

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HHGTTG 189 A towel 1

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190 A pan-galactic gargle blaster 7

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191 A packet of peanuts 1

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192 Vogon poetry 5

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193 A babelfish 2

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194 Hoovooloo 1

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195 Someone with two heads 4

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196 A bowl of petunias 5

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197 Two white mice 7

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198 A probability drive 2

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199 An infinite improbability drive 5

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200 A heart of gold 6

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201 Bistromath 3

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202 A cow that wants to be eaten 6

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203 Deep Thought 4

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204 God's Final Message To His Creation 2

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205 The Guide 4

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206 A properly labelled book of matches 4

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Engineering 207 Working, energy productive cold fusion

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208 A steel rule 1

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209 Some steel 1

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210 Something better than steel 2

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211 Explain why there's no such thing as centrifugal force 3

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212 Explain why centrifugal force exists 3

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213 A uniform rod 2

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214 A point mass 4

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215 A 4.6 ohms within ± 1% resistor 8

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216 Bust a myth 6

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Rocky Horror 217 Pink rubber gloves 1

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218 Toast 1

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219 Rice 1

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220 Meatloaf 2

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221 Old fashioned rattle 2

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222 Micky Mouse Hat 2

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223 Eddie's Teddy 2

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224 Charles Atlas 3

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225 Cards for pain 1

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226 Rendition of science fiction/double feature (bonus if as the usherette or the lips) 7

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227 The time warp (bonus if in full Transylvanian regalia) 5

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228 Bring us Dr Frank'n'Furter and his Creation 5

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229 Fishnets 2

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Dr. Who 230 8/9th Doctor regeneration 5

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231 The Eye of Gallifrey 3

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232 A Dalek 4

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233 Time Lord robes 6

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234 TARDIS key 3

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235 Tom Baker scarf 4

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236 Doctor Who cosplay 6

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237 A Sonic Screwdriver 4

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238 A Weeping Angel 6

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239 The Rod of Rassilon 5

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240 Bad Wolf 4

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241 6 authentic copies of the Mona Lisa 6

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242 Fish fingers and custard 6

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243 A recorder 2

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244 A monocle 4

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245 A cravat 4

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246 Psychic paper 4

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247 Banana daquiri 6

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248 A Bow Tie (they're cool) 2

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249 A fez 6

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250 A stetson 5

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251 Vashta Nerada 6

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Computer Science 252 A reasoned argument between vim and emacs (bonus points for correct conclusion) 5

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253 The source 2

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254 A python 4

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255 A ruby 5

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256 A ruby on some rails 3

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257 Some Java 2

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258 The Sea 4

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259 HAL 9000 5

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260 A (working) difference engine 10

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261 Electric sheep 4

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262 Free (as in beer) beer 4

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263 Frank King (bonus points if in clock keeper/time lord outfit) 6

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264 A penguin (bonus points if in Tux pose) 4

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265 Most twitter followers 2

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266 Get #cush11 trending 50

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Recursion 267 Complete the recursion section n

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One Liners 268 Your mum jokes (must be original or hilarious) 3

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269 Most esoteric your mum joke 3

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270 Proof of fattest mum 3

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271 Most offensive joke 3

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272 Most vanilla joke 3

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273 Funniest inoffensive joke 3

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274 Least funny offensive joke 3

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275 Funniest no-soap radio joke 3

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276 Best innuendo 3

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277 Best "that's what she said!" 3

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Eddie Izzard 278 An evil herbivore 4

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279 A jazz chicken 6

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280 A tray 1

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281 A squirrel with a flute 4

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282 Covered in bees! 6

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283 A coffee 1

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284 Cake OR death 4

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285 A sock in a toaster 4

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286 An elephant on skiis 8

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287 A flag 2

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288 A James Mason impersonation 6

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Health 289 Hiccup cures 1 each max 3

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290 Cough cures 1 each max 3

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291 Hangover cures 1 each max 3

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292 Plague victim 1 each max 3

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293 Worst artificial skin disease 7

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294 A doctor's prescription 3

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The Middle East 295 Magic carpet (bonus points if a judge can fly on it) 7

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296 Falafel 1

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297 Hummus 1

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298 Pitta Bread 1

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299 Copy of the Shahname 3

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300 Arabic dictionary 2

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301 Head of Xerxes 6

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302 Achaemenid noble dress 6

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303 Explain the Palestine-Israeli conflict 5

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304 A new democracy 3

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305 A Bin Laden conspiracy theory (and defend it to us) 4

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306 Recite the "Fatiha" (first sura of the Qur'an). Points for accuracy and flair. 8

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Olympics 307 Egg and spoon 2

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308 Javelin 4

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309 Running shoes 1

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310 Shot put 4

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311 Medal 3

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312 An Olympian 5

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313 Beijing Olympics memorabilia 4

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314 Ticket to an event 5

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315 A better logo 7

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316 Better mascots 7

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Back to School 317 Dress up in school uniform 4

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318 Career aspirations 7

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319 Biggest set square 3

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320 Entertaining school days story 4

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321 Worst exam results of a Cambridge student (GCSEs or similar) 6

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322 An anti-bullying video 7

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323 Most amusing euphemisms in a pro-abstinence video 8

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324 Rendition of The Elements 10

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325 A Naughty Corner 4

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326 A ball pit 6

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327 A Where's Wally book (you must be able to find Wally) 4

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Films in 30 seconds 328 Thor 8

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329 Harry Potter (all of them!) 8

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330 Lord of the Rings 8

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331 The King's Speech 8

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332 Finding Nemo 8

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333 Reservoir Dogs 8

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334 Withnail and I 8

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335 Star Wars Episode 7 8

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336 Chariots of Fire 8

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337 Honey I shrunk the kids 8

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338 Pirates of the Caribbean 8

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339 Film clip made from LEGO 8

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Tell Us A Story 340 Most woe 6

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341 Most awkward 6

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342 Best thing that ever happened 6

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343 Most endearing 6

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344 Most inspiring 6

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345 Most comical 6

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346 Lovecraftian 6

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347 Strangest 6

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348 Best party 6

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349 Angstiest 6

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Old Things 350 Oldest Varsity hoody 2

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351 Oldest may ball ticket 4

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352 Oldest person 4

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353 Oldest book 4

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354 Oldest thing (points for accurate geological dating) 4

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355 Oldest Fellow 8

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356 Oldest coin 4

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357 Oldest joke 4

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358 Oldest pick-up line 4

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359 Oldest wine 6

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360 Oldest canned food 3

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Obsolete 361 A Betamax tape 7

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362 A VHS tape 3

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363 A polaroid 3

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364 A minidisk or player 4

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365 A floppy disk 2

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366 Some 35mm (or more archaic!) film 2

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367 A TV watch 5

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368 A thermionic valve (vacuum tube) 6

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369 A cassette tape 3

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370 A Nokia 3310 5

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371 A Zip disk or drive 5

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372 A Vinyl disk (bonus points for music taste) 2

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373 Gramaphone 8

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374 A Laserdisk 6

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375 A ball mouse 2

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376 A typewriter 7

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377 A quill 3

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378 Some obsolete currency 4

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379 A slide rule 5

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380 A log table 5

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381 An HD-DVD 4

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Games 382 Old consoles 6

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383 Mousetrap 4

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384 As many Mario games as possible 1 each, max 6

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385 Poker chips 4

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386 Pogo stick 6

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387 £1,000,000 in Monopoly Money 6

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388 Level 80 WoW character 4

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389 Solve a Rubik's Cube 2

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390 Play hopscotch on King's Parade 4

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391 Professor Plum in the Library with the Spanner 5

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Pokemon 392 A completed Pokedex 10

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393 128 rare candies 2

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394 Missingno 2

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395 Things that the towns are named after 3 per item, max 12

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396 Pokemon cosplay 4

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397 Pokemon LARP 6

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398 Play Pokemon TCG in front of us 6

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399 A level 255 Snorlax 4

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400 A level 0 Snorlax 4

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401 Charizard Pokemon Card (bonus points if shiny) 5

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402 Ancient Mew Pokemon Card 5

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403 Team Rocket song 6

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404 A Pokedoll 4

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The Past 405 Frock Coat 4

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406 Sword Stick 8

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407 Cobblestone 3

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408 Corset 3

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409 Hansom Taxi 10

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410 Pipe 4

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411 Penny Farthing 7

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412 Pocket Watch 5

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413 A message in a bottle 2

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The Future 414 Tomorrow's newspaper 8

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415 Hover car 6

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416 Hoverboard 6

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417 Your future self 4

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418 A Laser 3

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419 A Cambridge graduation certificate 4

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420 A space suit 6

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421 A square melon 5

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422 A monkey butler 6

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423 Diet of pills 4

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424 Soylent Green 4

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Blast from the Past 425 Your favourite item from a past year's list max 10

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Sherlock 426 Nicotine patches 3

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427 The pink phone 3

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428 A Jade hairpin 4

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429 Analyse a judge as Sherlock (bonus points for lack of tact) 5

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430 Lucky cat 4

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431 Jim Moriarty's number 1

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432 Riding crop 3

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433 An ASBO 5

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434 Lipstick 1

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435 Human eyeballs 4

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436 Wedding ring 2

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437 Chinese tea pot 3

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438 Watson's revolver 3

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439 Remix of theme song 6

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440 Carl Powers' shoes 2

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441 London A to Z (bonus points if cipher included) 4

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Playing Dirty 442 A photograph of another team doing anything on the list That item's points

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443 Dastardly prank on another team 10

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444 Duel with another team, at dawn, on a bridge. As properly as you can. NERF guns ideal. Video evidence required. 15 for winners, 10 for losers

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445 Pirate punting 7

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446 Bribery cake 7

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447 Bribery afternoon cream tea (massive bonus if punted from Grantchester, with proof) 6

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448 Bribery brownie 3

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449 The single item that fits as many list items as possible 1 per list item

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Botany 450 Watering can 2

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451 Ginko leaf 3

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452 Red weed 4

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453 Hellebore 4

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454 Venus fly trap 6

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455 Triffid 6

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456 Cactus 2

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457 Rose 3

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458 Money tree 4

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459 Green thumb 2

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460 Longest daisy chain 0.2 points per daisy

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461 Four-leafed clover 5

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462 Gnome (bonus points for fishing rod) 6

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463 Rake 3

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Films 464 The One Ring (bonus if real) 4

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465 The Golden Compass (Alethiometer) 6

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466 A White Whale 4

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467 Girl with a Dragon Tattoo 6

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468 The Angry Inch 4

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469 The Moulin Rouge 5

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470 The Fifth Element 5

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471 A Clockwork Orange 6

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472 The invisible man 7

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473 The Black Pearl 5

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474 Flux capacitor 6

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475 Mosquito in Amber 4

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Scott Pilgrim 476 Play "We Are Sex Bob-Omb" to the judges 10

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477 An incredible bass solo 4

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478 Rollerblades and goggles 4

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479 An unopened Amazon package 4

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480 Vegan shepard's pie 6

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481 A mithril skateboard 4

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482 A hole in the moon 4

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483 Infinite sadness 3

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484 Have a bass battle, bonus if with another team 8

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485 Battle amp to amp, bonus if with another team 10

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486 Ramona's bag 2

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487 A fighting robot 3

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488 A glowing head 2

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489 The Power of Love 4

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490 The Power of Understanding 5

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491 A 1-up 2

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Love nor Money 492 Love 5

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493 Respect 5

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494 Friendship 5

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495 Forgiveness 5

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496 Happiness 5

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497 Talent 5

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498 Immortality 5

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499 Peace 5

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500 Honour 5