42 TechnologyNews42 Technology through to quarter finals of ‘Only Connect’ TV quiz

42 Technology through to quarter finals of ‘Only Connect’ TV quiz

What connects pop group JLS, a snooker table, Odin’s horse Sleipnir, and an arachnid?

The Technologists, 42 Technology's Only Connect quiz team

Answering questions like this, three engineers from St. Ives consulting firm 42 Technology successfully pitched their wits and skills in lateral thinking against a team of amateur runners to make it through to the quarter finals of BBC Four’s ‘Only Connect’ quiz show. Simon Jelley, Bruce Lin and John Loveluck, competing as The Technologists, beat The Joggers and are next due to appear on Monday 31 October at 8.30pm.

‘Only Connect,’ described by presenter Victoria Coren as “the hardest quiz on TV,” calls on participants to make connections between apparently unconnected things. The answer to the earlier question? They all have eight legs.