Which “That Mitchell & Webb Look” Sketch Is Your Life?

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Zoe Samuel

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What repetitive task are you required to do at work?

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Let's thrash out some absolutely colossal issues. First up, the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Solutions?

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How many work colleagues do you have?

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Do you even know what the soup of the day is? How do you even venture to ask such a question?

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To whom do you answer?

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How do you feel about watches with calendars on them?

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What's the worst thing that could happen to you on the job?

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Why was that a bad miss?

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In what recreational activity do you engage after work?

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When is the football happening?

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Who considers your job to be glamorous?

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Who should be disqualified from passing judgment on a major government spending plan?

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How far do you commute to your job?

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What is the moral of the tale of The Good Samaritan?

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Who is your nemesis?

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How would you take out a group of international terrorists who are holding the president's daughter hostage?

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What is your living situation?

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What is your life's work?

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Who is wearing the hat?

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What fashion item can you not leave home without?

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If I finish chipping this flint by time-when-sun-is-hottest, can you tie it to a stick by time-when-we-all-get-hungry?

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In what special but non-essential (to your job) skill do you excel?

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What do you do to be "good with people"?

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In the real world, who sits around at home and says, "I'm going to take out all of my 10-pound notes and compare their colour"?

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What would you do to give first aid to someone struck by a Ford Mondeo?

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What sort of tree would you plant in your front lawn?

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What qualifies as a perfectly reasonable observation?

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Would you pay to get into a shark tank?

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Is it worth it to buy a season ticket?

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What is 75 minus 60 times minus 10 expressed as an irrational number?

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About This Quiz

David Mitchell and Robert Webb are two of the most insightful comedians of their generation. Their insights are thrilling, with "I can't believe I hadn't thought of that" simplicity expressed cleverly and in ways that resonate. From Abraham responding weirdly to God suggesting some new religious practices, to a sketch about Sherlock Holmes slowly and tragically losing his marbles in his dotage, "That Mitchell & Webb Look" brilliantly packages complex ideas in easily understood and hilarious jokes.

Of course, life isn't always like that. Or is it?

What if your life was populated by strange people with stranger points of view? What if your dinner parties always involved a demanding guest who turned out to be someone famous? What if you suddenly realized that you were one of the baddies? These aren't absurd questions because they are questions aimed at determining how your life is like the lives depicted on "That Mitchell & Webb Look." With several seasons' worth of material on record, "That Mitchell & Webb Look" has a sketch for every situation and a quip that sums up every lifestyle, no matter how abnormal. Do you feel like your life is a sketch written by two of the great comedic minds of the 21st century? It is, and with this quiz, you'll know which "That Mitchell & Webb Look" sketch best depicts it.

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