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    • Annie Turner

      Going for Gold - an English language quiz where foreign people competed against people from the UK

    • Katherine InLondon

      Pullling a Sickie to watch Going for Gold... Hated this show but watched it anyway

    • emma

      Going for Gold - Reminds me of being ill off school!

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