August 29th saw the death of renowned actor Gene Wilder. So in honour of him and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2016-09-05 00:00 UTC to 2016-09-11 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great questions about Gene Wilder and the films he was in.1

Once the challenge is over, we'll tally the results and winners (by question score) here. Also don't forget to suggest and vote for new topics for our next possible challenge.

1) But don't feel compelled to add a tag to each and every of those questions, tag responsibly instead.

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The challenge is over and the top-voted question (with a score of 22 and ~1564 views) was asked by steelerfan, which makes her the winner of this challenge:

1. How did Mongo "punch" the horse?

The other questions asked, in order of votes are (the numbers are the votes and views):

  1. Why did filmmakers choose to portray "What is Sodomy" in this manner? (7 / ~585)

  2. How did Willy Wonka know the Golden Tickets would wind up in the hands of children? (6 / ~106)

  3. Was the lecture in the classroom scene real or fictional? (3 / ~54)

    Why did the plot instantly skip from the monster's escape to the townspeople's defense preparations? (3 / ~44)

  4. Why did George throw the book into his own suitcase? (2 / ~23)

    Was it a common practice to pronounce the fare on the cab door in the sixties? (2 / ~14)

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