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  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 17:59:01 3,283 posts
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    So has anyone ever done stand up before?
    I'm doing it for the first time tomorrow night and am very nervous.
  • w00t 17 Feb 2009 18:00:09 10,976 posts
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    /pages cubby to the thread

    (I think)

    The day charity died - NEVER FORGET

    (the mic was OK in the end)

  • neilka 17 Feb 2009 18:00:17 14,942 posts
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    Take a deep breath, push up on the armrests, straighten your legs and it's pretty plain sailing from there.
  • kalel 17 Feb 2009 18:00:52 83,875 posts
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    Do you have lots of self-loathing and needyness issues? If so, you'll probably be a great stand up.
  • _Price_ 17 Feb 2009 18:02:38 3,071 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Do you have lots of self-loathing and needyness issues? If so, you'll probably be a great stand up.

    Paging Gremmi....
  • Deleted user 17 February 2009 18:02:44
    How about that airline food?
  • _Price_ 17 Feb 2009 18:03:08 3,071 posts
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    \o/
  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 18:03:51 3,283 posts
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    Should be sorted so. :p

    Fear of public speaking shall be a joy to overcome, considering I don't just collapse under pressure.
  • neilka 17 Feb 2009 18:07:47 14,942 posts
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    Make sure you smash everybody's phones in case they try to steal your material. In fact, best to just gas the entire audience at the outset in case they try memorising anything.
  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 18:08:54 3,283 posts
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    'Thank you and good night'

    /burns pub


    Yeah that'll work.
  • cubbymoore 17 Feb 2009 18:17:24 36,441 posts
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    What is the deal with black people?
  • Fatiguez 17 Feb 2009 18:19:30 8,655 posts
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    They're simply lashing out against centuries of oppression.
  • Lukus 17 Feb 2009 18:29:10 18,955 posts
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    GARLIC BREAD

    kill me

    Paintings & Photographs

  • askew 17 Feb 2009 18:37:48 11,454 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    Take a deep breath, push up on the armrests, straighten your legs and it's pretty plain sailing from there.

    I like this!
  • _Price_ 17 Feb 2009 18:39:17 3,071 posts
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    Unless you're sitting on a bar stool.
  • cubbymoore 17 Feb 2009 18:43:02 36,441 posts
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    Just a couple of tips.

    Make sure you've got some small notes on you when you go on, just in case.
    Don't drink any alcohol beforehand, drink lots after.
  • DaM 17 Feb 2009 19:22:59 12,606 posts
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    Tell them the one about the guy with the murdering landlady!

    Good luck!
  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 19:39:35 3,283 posts
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    DaM wrote:
    Tell them the one about the guy with the murdering landlady!

    Good luck!

    Haha, I might just if i fluff up my set.
  • Azazel 17 Feb 2009 19:42:55 720 posts
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    Plenty of dick jokes.
  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 19:48:15 3,283 posts
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    I need to think of some counter heckles now.
  • Lukus 17 Feb 2009 19:50:55 18,955 posts
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    "NO, YOU ARE!!"

    Paintings & Photographs

  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 20:00:13 3,283 posts
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    Yes, that'll be my secret weapon.:)
  • daithi90 17 Feb 2009 23:51:53 3,283 posts
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    Ok, I'm official at the 'crap my pants' stage of nerves.
  • cubbymoore 18 Feb 2009 00:09:22 36,441 posts
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    First rule of countering a heckle, repeat what the guy has said so everyone knows what the heckle was, it gives you more time to think of a comeback too.

    Or you can just do what Harry Hill does and say "you may heckle me sir but I'm safe in the knowledge that I have a roast dinner waiting at home for me"
  • daithi90 19 Feb 2009 00:35:03 3,283 posts
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    \o/

    I love Angela Lansbury!
  • Trowel 19 Feb 2009 00:36:40 16,849 posts
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    ...she solved the murder of your compere?
  • belta 19 Feb 2009 01:08:53 306 posts
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    a black guy a gay and a cripple walk in to a mosque.........
  • daithi90 19 Feb 2009 09:26:52 3,283 posts
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    Trowel wrote:
    ...she solved the murder of your compere?

    She was a vital part of my set.
  • DaM 19 Feb 2009 09:34:34 12,606 posts
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    How did it go then?

    /checks Youtube for phone footage

    Oohh.....
  • daithi90 19 Feb 2009 09:37:53 3,283 posts
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    Got the most laughs of the night and qualified for the final.
    It's such a good feeling when the audience laugh at the first joke. Got rounds of aplause aplenty!
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