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Hi,

I was wondering if the North American and UK versions of Trivial Pursuit have different questions.

I am looking at buying a friend that moved to the states the UK version of the game for Christmas.

Any help would be great.

Thanks
 
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I believe they probably would, but don't know for sure. When I was growing up, my mother bought us a copy of Trivial Pursuit in Canada and it was definitely a Canadian version with lots of questions about Canada. It got to the point where if we didn't know something, we would just guess Pierre Trudeau and half the time it would be right.
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Doing our hobby thing, can we try to tempt you away from trivial pursuit to something more... Good..?

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They already have the game. It would mainly be for the questions. Being able to choose from American or British.

I am always open to suggestions though
 
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Wits & Wagers is the only trivia game I'll play. I doubt they have British based questions though.
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matthean wrote:
Wits & Wagers is the only trivia game I'll play. I doubt they have British based questions though.


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is a more inclusive game, by which I mean the advantage of trivia experts over those with less trivia knowledge is much less than in Trivial Pursuit.

 
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Yes. The questions are different.

I remember playing an American version with some British friends some years ago.

Some categories more so than others. Science is science wherever in the world you are. The same for Geography (even if it had a N American bias) - we tended to do OK on those. However when questions turn to sport or TV shows we didn't stand a hope.



Hope this helps,


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matthean wrote:
Wits & Wagers is the only trivia game I'll play. I doubt they have British based questions though.
no, they don't but it's easy enough to cherry pick them.
 
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They definitely have different questions. I bought a copy of Trivial Pursuit Steal Card Game on Amazon. After we started playing it was obvious that the game was a Canadian version. I was able to answer a fair number of questions (used to live in Detroit and work in Ontario) but my friends were completely clueless.

Pete (thinks most Trivial Pursuit versions are localized)
 
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