Jussi Tuimala, a 33-year-old teacher from Turku, was a contestant on the 2016 spring season of the Finnish version of the show on March 26, 2016. He walked away with €5,000, having decided to walk away in the ninth question.

His run was shot in the January of 2016.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Arrange the following numbers or values in the right order from the smallest to the biggest
• A: Zero • B: Pi
• C: Roman X • D: Three
From the 6 contestants, 3 got it right, but Jussi (with a time of 4.52 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-D-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Jussi' Run to the Million Edit

€100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What does the word 'debate' mean?
• A: Debate • B: Weather broadcast
• C: Local derby • D: Sale

€300 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which person is mentioned in the song 'Lapsuuden sankarille' by Miljoonasade?
• A: Red Baron • B: Yuri Gagarin
• C: Neil Armstrong • D: Maverick
This is the song: link

€500 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the capital of Åland?
• A: Jomala • B: Eckerö
• C: Mariehamn • D: Godby

€700 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
'Oh my God! They killed Kenny!' is a legendary phrase from what animation series?
• A: The Simpsons • B: South Park
• C: Pasila • D: Pokémon

€1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following was not the Prime Minister of Finland in the 1990s?
• A: Harri Holkeri • B: Paavo Väyrynen
• C: Paavo Lipponen • D: Esko Aho
As Jussi mentioned, Paavo Väyrynen has never been the Prime Minister of Finland.

€2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which album by J. Karjalainen was chosen by local radio stations as The Album of the Year 2015?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Kuka sen opettaa • B: Sinulle Sofia
• C: Voitolla yöhön • D: Kiitos ei ole kirosana
Jussi said he knew what the answer cannot be, but he did not say his thoughts out loud, because he wanted to use 'Ask The Audience' lifeline. He picked three people from the audience to tell their opinions: Aino (from Espoo), J-P (from Helsinki), and Sami (from Espoo). They all said the answer is B: Sinulle Sofia. Jussi went with them and won €2,000. Aino, J-P and Sami got gift cards of Scandic Hotels for answering correctly.

€3,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What would a physician be talking about, if he said the word 'thorax'?
• A: Shoulder • B: Ear canal
• C: Chest • D: Death

€5,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which NHL team plays its home games in Madison Square Garden?
• A: Chicago Blackhawks • B: Detroit Red Wings
• C: New York Rangers • D: Toronto Maple Leafs

€7,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who wrote the programming book 'Hello Ruby', oriented mainly for children?
'Phone A Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Aino Havukainen • B: Timo Parvela
• C: Sanna Isto • D: Linda Liukas
Jussi decided to phone his workmate, music teacher Markus Heikkilä. Markus did not have a clue, so Jussi used '50:50' lifeline, removing the answers B and C. Jussi decided to walk away with €5,000. If he had gone for it, he would have answered D: Linda Liukas that indeed would have been the correct answer.
Preceded by
Joonas Malinen
Finnish contestant (2016 spring season)
Jussi Tuimala
Succeeded by
Jennifer Ståhlberg

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