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Has Ian Hislop ever won on 'Have I Got News For You'?

Question #134220. Asked by louisehaim.
Last updated Jan 16 2014.
Originally posted Jan 05 2014 6:42 PM.

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Ian Hislop has won twice on "Have I Got News For You".

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Hislop

Jan 05 2014, 8:16 PM
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The cited reference mentions the many times he was sued for libel, and states that "In his many court cases, Hislop has won only twice."

The next paragraph refers to his unblemished record appearing on every episode of "Have I Got News for You", but nowhere is there any mention of how many episodes he won.

Jan 06 2014, 6:26 AM
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Ian Hislop has won 133 games to Paul merton's 258.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Have_I_Got_News_for_You_episodes

Jan 06 2014, 7:19 AM
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Up to the end of the 2013 series, Ian Hislop has appeared in every single episode of the 401 episodes of HIGNFY since its inception in 1990. Of the 46 series, Hislop has won just three overall to Merton's 35 (with 8 drawn).

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Have_I_Got_News_for_You_episodes

Jan 16 2014, 4:43 AM
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