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by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

RIP Brucie you hung on for a long time
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best 9 of all time
Replies: 10
Views: 936

Re: Best 9 of all time

SLEEPSUIT by Chris Davies .
Thinking about it,it was probably a conundrum
by Marc Meakin
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

The legend that is Glen Campbell had died
Mark Deeks may be pleased though
by Marc Meakin
Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 110
Views: 5063

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Just watched Icarus on Netflix , gripping documentary on doping.
by Marc Meakin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Robert Hardy (Siegfried ) and Hywell Bennet (Shelly ) have both died today
by Marc Meakin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 90
Views: 6767

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Very good. The right ending even though I wasn't sure exactly why Max made his choice....maybe it was a B.O thing
by Marc Meakin
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 197
Views: 10705

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Project Runway: Season 7 had some great clothes and eased me into the show, but Season 8 is so much better so far - better editing, more interesting designers, more drama. Don't particularly care for any of the judges although the criticisms can be glorious, but Tim Gunn is wonderful and I'd love h...
by Marc Meakin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 117
Views: 6672

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

That Sam Shepard isn't (or wasn't ) Sam Elliott
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

RIP Sam Shepard.....not immortal after all
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 445
Views: 32881

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Oxford Circus and Cambridge Circus used to confuse American tourists in my bus conductor days. Also pronunciation of place names like Plaistow being Plarstow and Bicester being Bister
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 488
Views: 30977

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Wedges were very hip in the seventies.
I stick to potato wedges now
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Genuinely sad that Chester from Linkin Park has died Blimey Marc, you're full of surprises! Never had you down as a Linkin Park fan. Random music fact: they wanted to be called Lincoln Park, but www.lincolnpark.com was taken, so they changed it to Linkin Park. I can't pretend that I ever liked his ...
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Genuinely sad that Chester from Linkin Park has died
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: TENNIS
Replies: 77
Views: 6296

Re: TENNIS

Federer, GOAT.
message ends
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Oh I forgot Martin Landscape.....I mean Landau of Space 1999 fame
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

George A Romero has died. Although he was carrying a Zombie donor card
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 5789

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Matt Morrison wrote:
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:55 pm
Well, I mean you can't even manage one in a row, but you know what I mean.
Well I like to create a bit of excitement in a meh thread.
Either that or I haven't grasped copy and paste on my tablet :D
by Marc Meakin
Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40468411
Well there you have it........or maybe you don't.
RIP a true movie critic legend
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 117
Views: 6672

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

When you see footage of a skydiver pull the chord on the chute and they appear to go up when actually it's the cameraman still accelerating that makes it seem that way.
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Favourite board game
Replies: 77
Views: 7941

Re: Favourite board game

I've had to bump this as I cannot start topics. The world Scrabble Championship is in Nottingham this year ( was originally meant to be Doha ) It is from the 22nd to the 27th of August and anyone can enter it is only £100 to enter. Could be tempted if I can find a cheap hostel/guesthouse. Details ca...
by Marc Meakin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 5789

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Is that how many points they will get next season :D
by Marc Meakin
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 182
Views: 9614

Re: EU Referendum

The bottom line was the whole referendum was flawed.
It should never have been a binary choice
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 182
Views: 9614

Re: EU Referendum

Interesting statistic . 13.5% of Brexiters have changed their mind
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Not a good year for children's TV legends.
Brian Cant has passed away
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Helmut Kohl has just died
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Have DC guests become worse or have I just become more intolerant?
Replies: 9
Views: 940

Re: Have DC guests become worse or have I just become more intolerant?

Bring back Tim Vine.
He is usually quite funny/silly and usually gives value.
End of anecdote
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Have DC guests become worse or have I just become more intolerant?
Replies: 9
Views: 940

Re: Have DC guests become worse or have I just become more intolerant?

Probably not the mildly racist anecdote from June Sarpong , that's for sure
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Ok penny has dropped.
Ian was responding to the DUP not having a platform
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Isn't it ironic that one of the only available parties to not have a platform during the debates were the DUP. Speaking of which, Both John Major and David Cameron would not form a coalition with the DUP. Why didn't she ask the Lib Dems? Yes they did, along with the other NI parties. I don't rememb...
by Marc Meakin
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Zombie Parliament, that sounds fun.
Bring on the next General election , I say.
by Marc Meakin
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

They would do anything for a bit of power.
The principled ex MP Nick Cleft can testify to that
by Marc Meakin
Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Isn't it ironic that one of the only available parties to not have a platform during the debates were the DUP.

Speaking of which, Both John Major and David Cameron would not form a coalition with the DUP.
Why didn't she ask the Lib Dems?
by Marc Meakin
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Batman is dead. RIP Adam West
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

I thought it was during a penalty shootout.........sudden death :shock:
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Yeah John Noakes is on that list too
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Three of us picked Peter Sallis, 24 for the death at age 96, but I picked him first, so a 25 point bonus there. STANDINGS AS OF RIGHT NOW: 1. Mark Deeks: 149 2. Jim Bentley: 135 3. James Laverty: 128 4. Andy McGurn: 56 5. Thomas Carey: 55 6. Euan Slatter: 28 7=. Marc Meakin: 24 7=. Ben Wilson: 24 I...
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 6336

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Lots of respect for Mr Fallon for his comments last night about the Tories but after the coalition fiasco, I cannot bring myself to vote Lib Dems. By the way could one of you politics experts explain the situation about if there is a hung parliament and the Tories have a small lead but not an overal...
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 29, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Blue Peter legend, John Noakes has died he was 83
by Marc Meakin
Sun May 28, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Greg Allman has died aged 69
by Marc Meakin
Sun May 28, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

I see the Aaran Ramsey goalscoring curse has claimed another victim
by Marc Meakin
Sat May 27, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Earn Money Online
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: Earn Money Online

When Roger Moore died, his family were shaken, but not stirred
by Marc Meakin
Tue May 23, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 13942

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Roger Moore has just passed away
by Marc Meakin
Tue May 23, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 197
Views: 10705

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Just watched the first two episodes of American Gods.
Utter Suite
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 22, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 90
Views: 6767

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Might not be Netflix, I found it on Showbox app (naughty me ).
Just checked, it's on FX.
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 22, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 197
Views: 10705

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon May 22, 2017 5:54 pm
Anyone watching The Trial?
Is it a bit like a post watershed Crown Court ?
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 22, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 90
Views: 6767

Re: What films have you watched lately?

I see you are watching a collection of classic black and white films, interspersed with some modern dross.
I watched All about Eve and Whatever happened to Baby Jane.
I was inspired after watching the excellent Feud on Netflix
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 22, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 90
Views: 6767

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Haha, I'm not the only person who's watched Drive recently then... Kingsman: Far less funny than expected. 5/10 Drive: Boring. Gosling pretty. Nice soundtrack. 4/10 It Happened One Night: Unexpectedly funny, charming and enjoyable. 8/10 Fifty Shades Of Grey: TERRIBLE acting. Grey = creepy stalker. ...
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 22, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 90
Views: 6767

Re: What films have you watched lately?

I watched it too and enjoyed it but was distracted by how much the stuntman character reminded my of Julian Assange (AKA the Ecuadorian cuckoo clock )
by Marc Meakin
Sun May 21, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Countdown App
Replies: 7
Views: 2520

Re: The Countdown App

Sorry ,when I was referring to other apps I didn't mean countdown ones.
I do like the Mind Sports Academy's Scrabble app
by Marc Meakin
Tue May 16, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Personality types
Replies: 7
Views: 795

Re: Personality types

Campaigner for me, very similar scores to Mr D