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The 1% Club viewers were stunned by the contestant’s geographical misfortune

Everyone’s favorite shiny-floor quiz show returned to screens on Saturday, with Lee Mack putting more contestants through increasingly difficult brainteasers. But this edition of The 1% Club had viewers scratching their heads over one contestant’s bizarre confession.

It was surprising enough to see that the contestant got one of the easier early questions wrong, but it got even worse when he started talking about his reasoning for the incorrect answer.

This seemingly simple question outsmarted one participant in The 1% Club.  (ITV)This seemingly simple question outsmarted one participant in The 1% Club.  (ITV)

This seemingly simple question outsmarted one participant in The 1% Club. (ITV)

The second question on this week’s show asked: ‘An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a bar. Which one is wrong?’ A large majority of participants noticed that “Engilshman” was not the correct spelling, but an unlucky quizzer named Toby got it wrong.

“I posted Scotsman because I honestly had no idea,” Toby said. Mack sympathized, saying he thought “it’s actually hard to watch”, but his sympathy disappeared when Toby explained that he didn’t think “Scot” was even a real word.

Mack said, “Didn’t you think it was a real country? Like Mordor or something?’

“Until yesterday I thought Manchester was in Scotland, but apparently that’s not the case,” Toby continued. ‘I’m from London. I’ve never been anywhere higher than London.’

It’s fair to say that viewers weren’t particularly forgiving of Toby’s limited knowledge of geography.

In disbelief, Mack asked if Toby was “taking the Mickey” and added, “When I saw you I thought ‘great, I can make a lot of jokes about the little kid still in school,’ but I’m starting to have doubts.” that you ever went to school.”

Mack then moved on to another contestant, who was also unsure that Scotsman was a real word. So Toby wasn’t alone, even if his knowledge of non-M25 places left a lot to be desired.

Toby then explained that he planned to spend some of the show’s profits on paying his friend back for the Taylor Swift tickets she bought. Mack then joked that instead of worrying about the situation, he would “shrug it off.”

The 1% Club with Lee Mack has become one of the biggest game shows in years.  (ITV)The 1% Club with Lee Mack has become one of the biggest game shows in years.  (ITV)

The 1% Club with Lee Mack has become one of the biggest game shows in years. (ITV)

Two of the contestants on this week’s episode made it through the entire game and reached the final question, which in theory can only be answered by one percent of the population. They both had the chance to pay out £5,000 or answer the final question, potentially winning £99,000.

This is what they had to deal with…

One of the remaining participants, Mitel, noted that the sentence is a palindrome – it reads the same backwards as it does forwards – and therefore the answer is “worm.” He left the show with the jackpot of £99,000.

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