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Nick Strickland, a customer service representative from Reading, Berkshire won £64,000 on November 6th and 9th, 2000.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Put these breeds of shark in alphabetical order.
• A: Hammerhead • B: Thresher
• C: Basking • D: Tiger

From the 8 contestants, 5 got it correct. But Nick got it right in the fastest time; a time of 5.76 seconds. The correct order was C-A-B-D.

Nick's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the rippling effect caused by spectators standing up and raising their arms in turn?
• A: Mexican wave • B: Russian roulette
• C: Irish jig • D: Spanish omelette


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a type of computer disk?
• A: Saggy • B: Floopy
• C: Droopy • D: Dangly


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a large-billed tropical bird?
• A: Toucan • B: Threecan
• C: Forcan • D: Fivecan


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Bondi Beach is a popular tourist attraction in which city?
• A: Los Angeles • B: Sydney
• C: Cape Town • D: Barcelona


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which first name links the guitarist Mr Marvin and the late country music star Mr Williams?
• A: Chuck • B: Buddy
• C: Hank • D: Buzz


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these colours does not appear on the flag of Germany?
• A: Black • B: Blue
• C: Gold • D: Red


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is not a member of Enid Blyton's Famous Five?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: George • B: Tarquin
• C: Dick • D: Julian
Ask the Audience Results: A: 6% • B: 75% • C: 5% • D: 14%


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In DIY, what is the name for the narrow strip of thin wood used for edging?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Baffle • B: Chamfer
• C: Beading • D: Bevel
Nick didn't know, so he phoned his friend Nathan, who said C: Beading. Nick went with this answer and won £8,000.


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Ingrid Bergman starred in which of these classic films?
• A: Breakfast at Tiffany's • B: High Noon
• C: Citizen Kane • D: Casablanca


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the surname of the explorer after whom America was named?
• A: Columbus • B: Da Gama
• C: Magellan • D: Vespucci


£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Royal Tunbridge Wells is one of only two English towns with a 'Royal' prefix. Which is the other?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Leamington Spa • B: Cheltenham
• C: Buckingham • D: Windsor


£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the first British golfer to win the US Open Championship?
• A: Tony Jacklin • B: Edward Ray
• C: Harry Vardon • D: Nick Faldo
Nick didn't know, so he walked away with £64,000. He thought it was either A: Tony Jacklin or D: Nick Faldo. The correct answer was C: Harry Vardon.
Preceded by
Debby Sutcliffe
UK contestant (Series 8)
Nick Strickland
Succeeded by
Maureen Calder

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