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  • spamdangled 19 Sep 2013 23:47:44 27,269 posts
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    It's also fairly old... think I first saw it a few years ago. Still pretty clever though.

    Edited by darkmorgado at 23:48:06 19-09-2013

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  • localnotail 20 Sep 2013 16:03:57 23,093 posts
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    Did Rob Manuel co-edit the Grauniad today? http://www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2013/sep/20/video-games-cause-violence-claims-cause-violence

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  • B0rked_Gamer 21 Sep 2013 01:09:20 2,483 posts
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    about Yazoo

    "YAZOO was launched over 20 years ago with the sole aim of bringing fun to the nation by any means possible"

    :D

    Yazoo!
  • Carlo 21 Sep 2013 07:57:13 17,948 posts
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    sajasanman wrote:
    stick yazoo up your arse
    For fun?

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  • FWB 21 Sep 2013 09:15:34 43,848 posts
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    Names with the /a:/ sound - such as Barbara or Charlotte - are pretentious and the individual inflicted with it will grow up to be a twat.
  • Deleted user 21 September 2013 09:19:44
    First weekend in my new flat and as sad as it is with lats nights at work the first day I open the curtains for the living room and the entire fucking thing collapses. Entire curtain rail is on the floor. Very high ceilings and no ladder here or tools so this is fucking smashing.
  • mal 21 Sep 2013 21:49:57 22,339 posts
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    I just found out that Samuel West is older than Dominic West (no relation), which I found very surprising. I still think of Samuel West as being the upcoming generation, as his dad is still performing, whereas Dominic came to my attention already mature.

    Granted, not interesting. Just personally surprising.

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  • DrStrangelove 21 Sep 2013 22:36:24 3,372 posts
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    Cold bathrooms can be interesting. When sometimes your foreskin is so tightly packed that it swells before the piss goes out actually.

    edit: and no, by cold I don't mean room temperature.

    Edited by DrStrangelove at 22:38:50 21-09-2013
  • danathjo 21 Sep 2013 23:42:57 7,230 posts
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    sajasanman wrote:
    stick yazoo up your arse
    The only way is up your arse
  • danathjo 21 Sep 2013 23:43:29 7,230 posts
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    Wait, i'm thinking of Yazz
  • Trane 23 Sep 2013 09:12:17 4,050 posts
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    Went out for a few drinks Friday evening, got in and propped myself up at the bar and shortly after the barmaid arrived:

    Me: Could I have a pint of Peroni and a G&T please
    BM: Sorry, a pint of Peroni and what sorry?
    Me: A G&T, single
    BM: I'm sorry I don't know what that is....is it Gin?
    Me: Yes, with tonic
    BM: Oh OK, I've never heard it called that
    Me: Are you new to barwork?
    BM: No I've worked here for a while now

    .......

    Fucks sake! It was a pleasant conversation, I tried not to come across as patronising with that final question, it was taken in good humour. I was just amazed.
  • DFawkes 23 Sep 2013 09:26:50 22,603 posts
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    I'd have assumed you meant a Gin and Tea. No milk, obviously, just black tea with Gin. Excellent breakfast drink, that.

    Not really, of course. I can understand not having heard it before (I've never heard anyone order it like that around here, at least), but surely once she figured out the Gin part, the rest is easy to deduce?

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  • Trane 23 Sep 2013 09:30:05 4,050 posts
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    DFawkes wrote:
    I'd have assumed you meant a Gin and Tea. No milk, obviously, just black tea with Gin. Excellent breakfast drink, that.

    Not really, of course. I can understand not having heard it before (I've never heard anyone order it like that around here, at least), but surely once she figured out the Gin part, the rest is easy to deduce?
    That's what was particularly baffling, she had managed to deduce the gin part eventually, I mean there aren't many drinks that it could infer - but still didn't hazard a guess as tonic being the accompaniment!
  • Trane 23 Sep 2013 09:31:16 4,050 posts
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    i_hadacheeseburger wrote:
    Listening to too much of that dub trot and hippidy hop has fried her brain.
    She did sport the classic orange/mahogany tint that plagues so many girls in Swansea.
  • DFawkes 23 Sep 2013 09:40:20 22,603 posts
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    I certainly wouldn't invite her to join any sort of quiz team. She gets asked "What common drink is sometimes referred to as a G&T? Here's a clue: Gin and....", to which she shouts "TARANTULA!" and feels really smug about it as her Carer nods reassuringly at her.

    Maybe a bit harsh there, but she's not here :p

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  • warlockuk 23 Sep 2013 09:42:06 19,134 posts
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    sajasanman wrote:
    GoT is seriously good isn't it.

    Kind of annoyed I didn't read the books first.
    I think the TV series is better overall than the books tbh - probably from having more people involved to put in suggestions for what would make a better story. Effectively, he gets to tweak the story for a better visual effect. The Arya/Tywin stuff and the Red Wedding are two examples of things significantly improved on by the TV show.

    So don't feel bad you didn't read the books first. If anything, they *might* spoil the TV show for you. A bit. But not much.

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • Salaman 23 Sep 2013 09:48:04 18,870 posts
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    Shut up about the fucking books!
    Oh wait ... wrong thread.
  • neilka 23 Sep 2013 09:57:02 15,665 posts
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    Personally I preferred the books of Gin of Tonic.

    /seamless thread merge
  • Trane 23 Sep 2013 09:59:46 4,050 posts
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    :D

    /doffs cap, well played Sir.
  • warlockuk 23 Sep 2013 10:01:01 19,134 posts
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    Salaman wrote:
    Shut up about the fucking books!
    Oh wait ... wrong thread.
    This is the first time I mentioned 'em, I think - I stayed out of... THAT thread. 'cos the book fans are curiously overzealous.

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • Nexus_6 23 Sep 2013 10:06:41 3,872 posts
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    I am reading the books currently, having only seen series 1 and 2 so far. I am finding the experience great on so many levels, as the first 2 books merge with the series and I have the actors faces in mind when reading.

    On to the 2nd book of Storm of Swords and its fucking amazing. Will bash right on with the rest, which is also worth noting I for for 3.85 each from Asda....
  • Rusty_M 23 Sep 2013 19:30:45 4,579 posts
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    Ah fuck!

    Looks like we might have had an electric piano stolen.

    That's what you get for showing some goodwill and trying to help out friends of friends.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • Rusty_M 24 Sep 2013 12:29:02 4,579 posts
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    So if you lend something to someone and they don't return it and they stop responding to your attempts to contact them, is that theft or a civil matter?

    Anyone know if I can even go to the small claims court when I suspect the person lives in Paris?

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • Salaman 24 Sep 2013 12:54:56 18,870 posts
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    Maybe easier if you explain what happened rather than talking in riddles.
    A friend of a friend needed an electric piano? You lent it to them and they've since moved to Paris?

    Get onto the friend. Tell him to badger their friend on your behalf.
  • cubbymoore 24 Sep 2013 13:40:20 36,468 posts
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    Two chavvy types were in the game section of Sainsbury's yesterday, I overheard this exchange:

    chav 1: Last copy of GTA, sweet!

    Chav 2: What's that? (points at the GTA V official game guide underneath)

    Chav 1: That's the manual innit.

    Chav 2: Ah right, I remember when they were free.

    Chav 1: Yeah mate.
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