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by M. George Quinn
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 17
Views: 2577

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

Yusss! I've spent 10 years off the forum, too. Just to be on the safe side.
by M. George Quinn
Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Impossible Rachel
Replies: 20
Views: 3448

Re: Impossible Rachel

I'm going to carry on believing it anyhow
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deliberately Silly Factoids
Replies: 45
Views: 3286

Re: Deliberately Silly Factoids

Mark Kermode and Mark Lamarr are cousins. Genesis came up with their name after Phil Collins used a bible instead of a cowbell on the first track they recorded. Due to a birth defect Chris Moyles has one testicle much bigger than the other. He calls it his Danny Dyer. Bob Hoskins invented the curren...
by M. George Quinn
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Impossible Rachel
Replies: 20
Views: 3448

Re: Impossible Rachel

Thanks!
by M. George Quinn
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Impossible Rachel
Replies: 20
Views: 3448

Re: Impossible Rachel

Wow. That's impressive. How many possible ones are there?
by M. George Quinn
Tue Feb 16, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Impossible Rachel
Replies: 20
Views: 3448

Impossible Rachel

Apologies if that has come up before, I did do a search and found nothing.

How does Rachel know when the numbers are impossible?

Does she work it out herself or has someone run it through a program and let her know?
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 155
Views: 16907

Re: How many countries have you been to?

Eire, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Murica, Spain, Czech Republic, Monaco,
9
I may have briefly set foot in Germany...not sure
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who are your heroes?
Replies: 20
Views: 2176

Re: Who are your heroes?

They were until the whole Townsend debacle.
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 187
Views: 33324

Re: What films have you watched lately?

John Wick: Marley and Neo. Not wick. 7/10
Star Wars 7: Stepson dropped spoiler. Dead now. 8/10
Spectre: Not too shabby. Bit long 6/10
Ex machina: Creepy alco with sexy robots 9/10
Birdman: As much fun as meningitis 2/10
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Derren Brown - The Events
Replies: 584
Views: 35568

Re: Derren Brown - The Events

I'll see how it goes!
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Derren Brown - The Events
Replies: 584
Views: 35568

Re: Derren Brown - The Events

Sleight of hand versus slight of hand.
by M. George Quinn
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Quiz Trippers
Replies: 10
Views: 2806

Re: Quiz Trippers

I've just started watching it. It's shit so far. Although Kevin Quinn the "Santa Claus" of the group is the one that Scott beat . Although Kevin said he lost by only 10 points when in fact it was 20. Lying bastard. Edit: It's really shit and almost unwatchable. Haha. It was really crap. That's my D...
by M. George Quinn
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who butters your bread? [Updated poll]
Replies: 56
Views: 1875

Re: Who butters your bread? [Updated poll]

Self-employed entertainer. Not really work as I just play with toys and tell jokes but it keeps a roof over my head and beer in my belly.
by M. George Quinn
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How autistic are you?
Replies: 97
Views: 3323

Re: How autistic are you?

Another 24 here
by M. George Quinn
Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Derren Brown - The Events
Replies: 584
Views: 35568

Re: Derren Brown - The Events

It was really no different to any other trick whereby a prediction is supposedly in view but not revealed the whole time. From a spectators point of view yes but the methodology must be different. I could take a card from a sealed envelope with the winning lottery numbers on it but I couldn't do it...
by M. George Quinn
Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Breakfast
Replies: 57
Views: 4663

Re: Breakfast

No pancakes, no beans. All the rest by the shovelful.
by M. George Quinn
Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 28
Views: 951

Re: Mammals

Reciever
by M. George Quinn
Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite Oxymorons
Replies: 45
Views: 1360

Re: Favourite Oxymorons

There's a company here called "valuecabs" which I like to call an oxymoron on wheels.

It's not.

But that's what I like to do, so nyah.
by M. George Quinn
Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Super Cool Funny Jokes
Replies: 135
Views: 7170

Re: Super Cool Funny Jokes

Not yet, I bought a video camera at christmas and still haven't worked out how to use it properly. I've some audio recordings but they're a bit fuzzy. A friend of mine has a clip of me on his phone dieing on my arse which won't be going on youtube... I'm doing a lot of it in the next couple of weeks...
by M. George Quinn
Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:49 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Super Cool Funny Jokes
Replies: 135
Views: 7170

Re: Super Cool Funny Jokes

a) I just won a competition to be an MP for a day – i'm quite looking forward to it - all expenses paid! b) I recently went to see a Revenge Counsellor - he was quite expensive. He used to be free but one day he just woke up and thought "I'LL MAKE THEM PAY FOR THIS!!". c) I wanted to get some trous...
by M. George Quinn
Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: what's your top 10 favourite films?
Replies: 101
Views: 4378

Re: what's your top 10 favourite films?

I did, however watch Rope last night and it would easily make it into my 10 favourite films of all time. Jono, I hope you saw last night's special episode of Psychoville which was a pastiche of Rope and was shot entirely in two continuous takes (and was also very, very funny). Great to see all thre...
by M. George Quinn
Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: In the news again...
Replies: 52
Views: 2875

Re: In the news again...

Heh, I just saw the mention on HIGNFY and popped over here to see if it was mentioned. I remember the 'shocking' news when it came out years ago. My girlfriend, at the time, mentioned she had read it and therefore concluded that the whole show was rigged and even the contestants knew the letters. I ...
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Which two letters come next in the sequence?
Replies: 81
Views: 4410

Re: Which two letters come next in the sequence?

I was on the right track for a couple of days just didn't get the last little bit.
Jon Corby wrote:YO,LI,TO,TH
I found this in a similair sequence yesterday that continues TH,YO,IM,TO,TH,ST
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Word-Wizardry level 4: The Voyage of Theseus
Replies: 25
Views: 1759

Re: Word-Wizardry level 4: The Voyage of Theseus

I was thinking hand as in; the third hand on my watch is the second hand.
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:49 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Which two letters come next in the sequence?
Replies: 81
Views: 4410

Re: Which two letters come next in the sequence?

Don't answer that question. I've just got it.

Woo hoo.
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Which two letters come next in the sequence?
Replies: 81
Views: 4410

Re: Which two letters come next in the sequence?

Is it to do with music?
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Limerick Competition
Replies: 36
Views: 1549

Re: Limerick Competition

Ha! Well, if he eats it a certain way I guess it's a different kind of bear, in which case it puts a new slant on eating Bill, too.
by M. George Quinn
Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Limerick Competition
Replies: 36
Views: 1549

Re: Limerick Competition

Here are mine from the poetry thread (it is rather arrogant quoting one's self but on the other hand I'm not here much nowadays and I think everyone has forgotten how hilarious I am) From the Des O'C and Vord days: Some say Des can no longer rock, But he still gives the ladies a shock, At 3:25, They...
by M. George Quinn
Tue May 05, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Unfortunate names
Replies: 37
Views: 1409

Re: Unfortunate names

Matt Morrison wrote:I know a guy called Chris Peacock. That's probably the best I've got.
There was an article in some rag a few months ago about a Mr and Mrs Peacock who named their child Drew.
by M. George Quinn
Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Puppet boy
Replies: 40
Views: 1269

Re: Puppet boy

I've no idea either. Must be magic. There's alot of this guy on youtube, well worth a search.

Here's a handy talent:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybRNdbzMXgs
by M. George Quinn
Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Puppet boy
Replies: 40
Views: 1269

Re: Puppet boy

by M. George Quinn
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Eyeball it!
Replies: 19
Views: 1454

Re: Eyeball it!

3.95
Got a few 1.0s and a 0.5 but then mucked it up with some way out ones.
by M. George Quinn
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tastes in comedy
Replies: 72
Views: 2385

Re: Tastes in comedy

Nice finish. If you're ever in Belfast on a Monday give us a shout and we'll give you a spot.

I spent £300 on a camera over christmas and still haven't learnt how to work the thing. I'll see if I can get it working by tomorrow and put some of my shtick on the youtube.
by M. George Quinn
Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 1252
Views: 60155

Re: Birthdays

Happy birthday to everyone who has had a birthday since I was last in this part of the forum.
by M. George Quinn
Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tastes in comedy
Replies: 72
Views: 2385

Re: Tastes in comedy

I hummed and hawed then went for TC.

My favourite comedian changes weekly.

I do love Dylan Moran. Am into Daniel Kitson and Tony Law at the mo.

I do some countdown material...
by M. George Quinn
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Sandwich/Sandwiches
Replies: 195
Views: 5501

Re: Sandwich/Sandwiches

I voted 2 samwidges but wanted to vote 2 or 0 incase anyone cuts through the filling.
by M. George Quinn
Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Have you read this twaddle!!
Replies: 27
Views: 1125

Re: Have you read this twaddle!!

Thank god for that.

Colin sounds delightful especially with the attractive packaging based on the work of Jackoff Nutsack.
by M. George Quinn
Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: I am in a big rut!
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Re: I am in a big rut!

Hi, everyone! I thought my Internet connection was working fine, but then all of a sudden some links I like to visit went dead, one by one. For example, one of those links was the link to one of my old newspapers. Links like those ones are updated daily, so I don't know why the most current copy of...
by M. George Quinn
Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Really
Replies: 21
Views: 1170

Re: Really

I feel like I'm being cued to say "really?"
by M. George Quinn
Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Red Dwarf returns
Replies: 25
Views: 1405

Re: Red Dwarf returns

The Grant/Naylor partnership broke up after the 6th series and Doug Naylor then wrote it with other people (like Kryton) so I kind of assumed that Rob Grant must be the funny one...
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A Question of Genius
Replies: 43
Views: 3412

Re: A Question of Genius

by M. George Quinn
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Puppet boy
Replies: 40
Views: 1269

Re: Puppet boy

In about 1968, I was walking through the street in Portsmouth and a bloke was demonstrating several card tricks. One of them was that he held out a pack of cards, fanned them and they were all different, then he fanned them again and they were all the same - nine of spades. They all had proper 'bac...
by M. George Quinn
Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Puppet boy
Replies: 40
Views: 1269

Re: Puppet boy

Oh heck, just spotted this thread. I should really pipe in, I sup hoes.

Hello! It's all magic. Shut up.

Hope that helps.
by M. George Quinn
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Super Cool Funny Jokes
Replies: 135
Views: 7170

Re: Super Cool Funny Jokes

Phil Reynolds wrote: Saw Rich's new live show The Headmaster's Son the other week, and very good it was too.
I'd love to see that, have heard good reports about it. I didn't like the last OFIF one as much as I did menage a un.
by M. George Quinn
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Egg or Chicken
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Egg or Chicken

In what case I should've said which...

I'm changing my avatar I can't even take myself seriously.
by M. George Quinn
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Egg or Chicken
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Egg or Chicken

Michael Wallace wrote:
M. George Quinn wrote:Can we vote on something more interesting now, like what tastes better on toast?
What are the options?
I was going to stick with egg or chicken?
by M. George Quinn
Sat Mar 21, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Egg or Chicken
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Egg or Chicken

There's a HEYlarious cartoon somewhere of a chicken and an egg in bed with an egg smoking a fag and a chicken looking unfulfilled. Do you see what they did there? As I mentioned; HEYlarious. Assuming Darwinism, I reckon a long, long time ago (IAGFFA) that there was probably a chickenesque creature t...
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A little lighthearted poem
Replies: 18
Views: 718

Re: A little lighthearted poem

Not sure if you missed it or you were just getting even. Correct response:
What? That guy from Siddley?
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A little lighthearted poem
Replies: 18
Views: 718

Re: A little lighthearted poem

Were you making love to an Australian man?
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A little lighthearted poem
Replies: 18
Views: 718

Re: A little lighthearted poem

Oh sorry, my mistake
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A little lighthearted poem
Replies: 18
Views: 718

Re: A little lighthearted poem

I don't get it. What's a kiddley stone?
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A Question of Genius
Replies: 43
Views: 3412

Re: A Question of Genius

I got my leg caught in a mangle and couldn't reach the keyboard.
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: -FUNNY- Jokes
Replies: 34
Views: 1087

Re: -FUNNY- Jokes

A priest books into a hotel and says to the blonde receptionist,
“I hope the porn channel in my room is disabled."
"No," she says, "it's just regular porn... you sick puppy."
by M. George Quinn
Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A Question of Genius
Replies: 43
Views: 3412

Re: A Question of Genius

Me dad's on it next week so I spose I'll have to watch it.
by M. George Quinn
Sat Aug 30, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: No Countdown next week :(
Replies: 74
Views: 3061

Re: No Countdown next week :(

Your all useless at grammar. Its something you should of learned at school.
by M. George Quinn
Tue Aug 26, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: No Countdown next week :(
Replies: 74
Views: 3061

Re: No Countdown next week :(

Unusual court case in the papers today; apparently the word ‘interesting’ is currently suing a certain Mr Larsen for defamation of character…
by M. George Quinn
Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:19 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Arithmetician Search Begins
Replies: 58
Views: 2665

Re: Arithmetician Search Begins

That's probably it, Jason. They're worried a male hostess would spend all his time belching and scratching his groin whereas a female could look pretty and knit things for the crew.
by M. George Quinn
Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: FAO Charlie Reams
Replies: 16
Views: 950

Re: FAO Charlie Reams

There used to be but the pigeon died.
by M. George Quinn
Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:14 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 1252
Views: 60155

Re: Birthdays

Well, I am delighted that that is all sorted, Jason. Yay for us.

Do you think some kind of celebratory shindig might be in order?
by M. George Quinn
Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 1252
Views: 60155

Re: Birthdays

'Great Kate' sounds delightful.

I thought it would only be fair to help you sort out the 'raccoon boy' business once and for all.

It all becomes clear if you look at Michael's avatar:

You see that fox with silver eyebrows recieving an enema?
Well, he's thinking about a raccoon...