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June 27, 2010

Kick off

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1277683159 ) Play

Here’s keeping with the spirit of the season. Something in (1) and the event in (2) share a name. Identify/connect:

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Answer:

(1) described a board game called Phutball (Philosophers Football). (2) is a Monty Python sketch of the same name.


25 Responses to “Kick off”

  1. Logik
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    Phutball / Philosopher’s Football


  2. dineshk
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    Phutball (Philosopher’s football) – a game described in “Winning ways for your Mathematical plays” and also a sketch of absolute genius by Monty Python.


  3. Raghuvansh
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    Philosophers’ football aka phutball. Monty Python etc etc.


  4. Rogi
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    Phutball (Philosopher`s Football)


  5. Manish Achuth
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    Philosophers’ Football
    Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays and Monty Python sketch.


  6. Dibyo
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    philosopher’s football – great q!


  7. shrik
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    Phutball and The Philosopher’s Football Match from Monty Python.


  8. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Phutball or Philosopher’s Football


  9. krudebox
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    Philosopher’s Football.


  10. Rahulk
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    (1) Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays

    (2) The Philosophers’ Football Match

    (1) has a two player board game called the Philosopher’s Football or Phutball

    (2) is a Monty Python sketch depicting a football match in the Olympiastadion at the 1972 Munich Olympics between philosophers representing Greece and Germany


  11. shenoyvarun86
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    Phutball match?


  12. Philosopher’s football.

    1. Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays Vol. 1, which has an account on the board game Phutball or Philosopher’s Football.
    2. Monty Python’s Philosopher’s football match.


  13. udupendra
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    Philosopher’s Football


  14. byslexia

    Phutball


  15. Qbrain
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    The connection is “Philosophers’ Football”

    1. philosopher’s football(also called Phutball) is a two-player board game described in “winning ways for your mathematical plays” by Elwyn, John and Richard
    2. The Philosophers’ Football Match is a Monty Python sketch depicting a football match in the Olympiastadion at the 1972 Munich Olympics
    between philosophers representing Greece and Germany.
    Confucius is the referee, Georg “Nobby” Hegel captain of German team and Socrates captian of greek team. Socrates scores the only goal of the game


  16. lanu
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    Philosophers football. The book in the first pic, ‘Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays’, talks about Philosophers football.The second pic is monty python’s philosophers football sketch.


  17. mankuTimma
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    The Philosopher’s football.
    1)Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays describes a two player game with that name. But it is in 2nd volume not the 1st.
    2)Monty Python’s sketch with the same name featuring football match between Greek and German philosophers.


  18. varuns88
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    Phutball


  19. Kaiser Soze

    Philosopher’s football (Phutball)


  20. madhur
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    1.Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
    2. Monty Python Philosopher’s football

    COnnect: The Philosophers’ Football Match


  21. philosopher’s football – Phutball


  22. Phutball


  23. winning ways??


  24. Bharath
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    winning ways for your mathematical plays

    Philosophers football (2) is one of the tactics mentioned in the book

    pic 2 is Monthy Python’s International Philosophy Football Cup


  25. Anirudh Patil

    Dining Philosopher’s and Philosopher’s playing football..


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