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Paul McLoughlin, a nurse from Bingley, West Yorkshire, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 6 March, 1999. He walked away with £64,000.

WWTBAM RunEdit

Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the most, put these four languages in order by the number of people who speak them.
• A: Mandarin Chinese • B: Italian
• C: English • D: Russian

From the 10 contestants, 6 got it right, but Paul (with a time of 4.91 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-C-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Paul's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to a golfer's assistant who carries his clubs?
• A: Caddie • B: Sherpa
• C: Gopher • D: Donkey


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which line divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres?
• A: Tropic of Cancer • B: International Dateline
• C: Equator • D: Tropic of Capricorn


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which month of the year was named after Julius Caesar?
• A: June • B: July
• C: August • D: September


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What does Arthur Daley call his wife in the TV series 'Minder'?
• A: The other half • B: The missus
• C: The old lady • D: 'Er indoors


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
How many months in a year have thiry one days?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Five - 3% • B: Six - 6%
• C: Seven - 83% • D: Eight - 8%


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
For what is 'Fax' an abbreviation?
• A: Faculty • B: Facility
• C: Facsimile • D: Factor


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which character in mythology opened a box and released all the evils into the world?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Ariadne • B: Pandora
• C: Helen • D: Cassandra


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What are 'the devil's bones'?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: A rock formation • B: Bamboo canes
• C: Dice • D: Sharks' teeth
Paul did not know, so he decided to call his stepdad Terry, who was 50% sure it was Dice. He decided to go with him and won £8,000.


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word describes the lined pattern visible in polished wood?
• A: Nap • B: Flush
• C: Milling • D: Grain


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which river flows through Dublin?
• A: The Liffey • B: The Shannon
• C: The Boyne • D: The Foyle


£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Proper 'Cajun' food comes from which American state?
• A: Florida • B: Georgia
• C: California • D: Louisiana


£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is not a language?
• A: Tamil • B: Urdu
• C: Telugu • D: Dervish
Paul had no idea, so he decided to walk away with £64,000. The correct answer was D: Dervish.

SourcesEdit


Preceded by
Michelle McGeachy
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Paul McLoughlin
Succeeded by
Martin Smith

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