Jon Senior's FunkQuest

Jon Senior's FunkQuest

FunkQuest - FunkQuest is an interactive discussion show. Funksters get to pick their own questions... they just don't know what they are. FunkQuest is competitive. In each episode, one Funkster will go through to the next round, and one will be eliminated until we crown the champion Funkster for that season.... Show More

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October 9, 2020 16 min
Ann and Teri are the first two friends to play in our new funkquest series of 'one off' challenges.

Ann took the first question by choosing the 'Highland Cattle icon. Delicately proceeding without introducing politics and naming no names, she related that she now boycotts the clothing stores of a certain famous ​american CEO because of his behaviour.

Teri chose the 'fish' icon and her overrated piece of technology...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Grand Champion Final - Ann Smith v Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis
Two very adept​ and well known funksters in this Final, but when it comes down to the vote, who will be crowned Grand Champion of FunkQuest Season 2?

Kimya chose the 'clownfish' icon ​for the opening question. How fast can she get dressed? - pretty fast as it turns out. ​ ​Meetings, held within minutes of hearing about them and being a night ow...
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In this one off challenge edition of FunkQuest, we match up our, ​Season One Champion Funkster-Leana Dell, ​with Alexander Stafford, MP for Rother Valley.

As Alexander had never played Funkquest before, Leana was chosen to go first to show him how it goes.

Leana chose the 'Pumpkin icon and answered the question about how she took to losing games. She said that she doesn't mind losing to others but is very competive against h...
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We are entering the last ​game of season 2 before the Final show. Ann or Sarah, Kimya or Alyson who will turn out to be the Grand Champion of Funkquest this ​season. Maybe this episode will help you decide.

Ann was first to​ the board and chose the Icon of 'coloured balls'. 'Who always seems to win when you play a game with them? Ann was certain that is she ever played any physical games there would be no doubt about som...
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FunkQuest -Season 2 - Semi Final 1 - Alyson Lex v Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis

We are now at the Semi Final stage of FunkQuest season 2 and taking part ​are 2 very experienced Funksters, so listen well.

The round began with Alyson choosing the 'city scape icon'. The way she tends to remember things is through Mnemonics (using ​easier words/ images to remember more complicated or multiple ideas), She first learned this at high school...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Quarter final 4 - Lora Cheadle v Sarah Elkins

Sarah and L​ora get to play each other a second time because of circumstance caused by Covid 19, so we have a second chance to listen to even more of their funky ideas.

L​ora started the game by explaining; how fast she could probably learn something new. It all depended on if she had some of the skills already, it would be quite quickly​, if she would have to lear...
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FunkQuest -Quarter Final3 - Ann Smith v Lisa Pezik

Ann and Lisa are the third pair to play in the FunkQuest quarter finals and are old hands at this by now.

​Lisa started play with the answer to 'How many questions do you ask? - She always has to ask at least 5 why questions deep - this is so she can get to the true answer.

Anns first question 'Where have you seen a ghost' might have been a tricky one but she was certainly...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 -Quarter Final 2 - Bryan Falchuk v Dr. Kimya Dennis

​You will find out that both Kimya and Bryan are experts in their respective fields and this Second Quarter Final episode is full of insightful ​ and thought proving ideas.

Question 1 was; 'Where does power come from?' Bryan felt that we all have power within ourselves - and we need to really find out what really matters to us personally so that we can ...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Quarter final 1 - Alyson Lex v Kerry Wekelo

​Alyson and Kerry are the first to play FunkQuest in the quarter finals of the series.

Alyson answered the Question 1 about how many dictionaries she owned. She used to have a lot ​for research but ​ moving ​house get rid ​most but tthose she was sentimental about.

Kerrys first question​ ​- how many houses she had lived in came ​to a total of 3.

​Kerry revealed that s...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Round 2 - Episode 24 - Lora Cheadle v Sarah Elkins

Episode 24 is the last game of season 2 round 2 before the Quarter finals begin. It is also the first head to head game that Sarah has had to play after getting through on a walkover, so she was undoubtedly nervous.

Sarah started the game by choosing the 'Las vegas' Icon and her favourite takeaway is a sandwich filled with savoury sausage and sp...
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Funkquest - Season 2 -Episode 23 - Ann Smith v Pablo Gonzalez

Ann and Pablo are both established FunkQuest players

Ann turned up in a pink wig and and a FunkyThinkers T shirt she is a real Funkster.

Ann chose the first Icon on the board which was the yoyo and answered the question about how common is common sense?

Pablo's first quest was about maps - and while he has used maps - it seems that the Sat Nav system has taken over.

The...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Round 2 - Episode 22 - Lisa Pezik v Tina Dietz

After seeing off other contenders Lisa Pezik and Tina Dietz have reached the 6th edition of FunkQuest Season 2 - Round 2.

Tina was first to choose an Icon and answer the Question - which was about her ambitious nature. Descended from an entrepreneurial family, she thought everyone was the same but grew up to realise her independence and assertion are not universal ...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Round 2 - Episode 21 - Bryan Falchuk v Terry Fox

In this FunkQuest, Season 2 round 2 - Bryan Falchuk and Terry Fox go head to head in what turns out to be a quick Round.

Terry, as a relative newcomer to the FunkQuest game chose the Gears Icon, and said that after a recent house move his basement was full of stuff and he would therefore not be letting any guests into that room.

Brian revealed that he did not own ...
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Funkquest- Season 2- Episode 20- Ann Z v Kimya Dennis

Ann began the game with Question 1; about her knowledge of CPR (Cardiopulmmonary Resuscitation). She learned how to do it for a babysitting couse when younger and although not used for used for years, felt sure it would kick in when needed.

Kimya was excited about the fact that technology is helping to reach those who are in need.

Question 2: Ann found that she rolled her eyes, mo...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Round 2 - Episode 19 - Alison Donaghey v Lisa Marie Platske

​Both Alison Donaghey and Lisa Marie Platske are old pioneers of ​FunkQuest game, as such, episode 19, ​in season 2 of FunkQuest, should be a good one.

Alison began this game choosing the 'Box House' icon and answering the question - "Which is the most underused room in your house?" Filled with innuendo, as wel...
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Kam Knight and Kerry Wekelo both came into ​​Season 2, Round 2 of FunkQuest as '​​Sheriffs'. Both were knocked out in the first round but resurrected after the unavailability of two other players.

Kerry chose the first icon and ​question and Kam chose to answer the same question. For Kerry the answer to having given a blood donation was a simple 'Never', although she has a rare blood type, she has a condition which m...
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FunkQuest - Season2 - Round 2 - Episode 17 - Alyson Lex v Ron Chapman

Alyson and Ron were the first players of the second round of the second season​ and th​erefore the first to play with the new FunkQuest Rules. ​This allowed them to choose a different icon, ​from the board and ​answer different questions.

Alyson revealed from her first question; that she often steps out of her Comfort Zone, as she feels that ​you should do "so...
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The final episode in the first round of FunkQuest. Lora Cheadle v Pablo Gonzalez.
In this episode, what is your favourite word and more, oil rigs and more.
Tune in to find out who will snag the last spot in round TWO.
Funkquest is an interactive conversation show. Potential FUNKSTERS get to pick their own questions. They just don't know what they are...

We are looking for insights, useful snippets, things we didn't know. We cal...
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FunkQuest - Season2 - Episode 15 -Ann Zaprazny - Walkover

Ann Zaprazny walks over to the next round.

Funkquest is an interactive conversation show. Potential FUNKSTERS get to pick their own questions. They just don't know what they are...

We are looking for insights, useful snippets, things we didn't know. We call this FUNK.
What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Each FunkQuest episode features five rounds. Potential FUNKSTERS​ ​select a...
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FunkQuest - Season 2 - Episode 14 - Sarah Elkins - Walkover

Sarah is through to round 2 due to Funkster unavailability.

Funkquest is an interactive conversation show. Potential FUNKSTERS get to pick their own questions. They just don't know what they are...

We are looking for insights, useful snippets, things we didn't know. We call this FUNK.
What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Each FunkQuest episode features five rounds. Potential F...
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