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by Marc Meakin
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 179
Views: 8470

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 680

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: 680

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: 5573

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: 5573

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: 5573

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: 5573

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: 5573

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 5573

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 739

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: 135
Views: 9816

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: 191
Views: 9202

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: 86
Views: 5735

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: 191
Views: 9202

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: 86
Views: 5735

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: 86
Views: 5735

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: 86
Views: 5735

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: 2343

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: 643

Re: Personality types

Campaigner for me, very similar scores to Mr D
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 15, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 135
Views: 9816

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Update of a couple of notable deaths over the last week.
Geoffrey Baylden (Catweazel)
Powers Boothe (Sin City)
by Marc Meakin
Fri May 12, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Too quick!
Replies: 6
Views: 746

Re: Too quick!

maybe there should be a non timed version for people with such difficulties
by Marc Meakin
Fri May 12, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Countdown App
Replies: 7
Views: 2343

Re: The Countdown App

Other apps are available too
by Marc Meakin
Thu May 11, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

For once, I think Corbyn is right to duck any TV debates if Mrs May is not present as the less you see of him the more chance Labour has of doing well. All other parties would attack Corbyn as they cannot attack May. Its a bit like when England are crap at football and the injured or absent players ...
by Marc Meakin
Mon May 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

May could kill a baby live on air and the Tories would still get in
by Marc Meakin
Sun May 07, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Yes, it was Greg whatsit out of the New Radicals, wasn't it? Which presumably explains why it sounds almost exactly like "You Get What You Give". The New Radicals tune is sublime, Life is a Rollercoaster is average at best It's about as sublime as pouring concrete in my ears. From who's perspective 😀
by Marc Meakin
Sun May 07, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

No, no , no no , no no, no no there's no limits
by Marc Meakin
Fri May 05, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Never heard 'Life is a Rollercoaster'? Quality tune He didn't write it. Yes, it was Greg whatsit out of the New Radicals, wasn't it? Which presumably explains why it sounds almost exactly like "You Get What You Give". The New Radicals tune is sublime, Life is a Rollercoaster is average at best
by Marc Meakin
Thu May 04, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 108
Views: 4172

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Kelly Southerton has come up with a novel solution to resetting records.
Just add an extra metre to every distance so all records would be fresh.
Although that doesn't solve field events.
by Marc Meakin
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Paul Worsley wrote:
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:52 am
Anthony Endsor wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:02 pm
. I'm sure we've all heard of the Ronan Keating song - you say it best 'when you say nothing at all' :lol:
It's an Alison Krauss song. Ronan Keating hasn't got any songs.
Lost for words.........is a song writen by Ronan Keating
by Marc Meakin
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

...a Socialist Yes, god help us if the people actually doing the work get any kind of ownership of the fruits of their labour. Far better that the profits remain in the hands of a few people at the top of the tree. After all, they know best, don't they? And we wouldn't want the plebs getting above ...
by Marc Meakin
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Thread Of Random (for Marc)
Replies: 142
Views: 6354

Re: Thread Of Random (for Marc)

Joey Barton is beyond parody
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Marc Meakin wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:22 pm
Corby is beyond parody
I did mean Corbyn, but if the cap fits :D
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Corby is beyond parody
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

I do hope that the working class will not have to turn to the likes of Ukip to be represented.
The Labour party is such a shambles and only a new, new Labour, type shake up can save it.
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

I think in NI, what happened in the last Assembly Election will continue. Unionism is on the wane here. The Alliance party in particular are nabbing most of the moderate UUP supporters. DUP may grow slightly in their share of the vote, but only because they'll be subsuming the more conservative UUP...
by Marc Meakin
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 18
Views: 1764

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Andy McGurn wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Greg Wilhere
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Angelo Abela
These are nearly as
obscure as some of the people on my famous names list
by Marc Meakin
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Favourite board game
Replies: 73
Views: 7212

Re: Favourite board game

I played a game of Star Wars Risk recently.
Capturing Tatooine, doesn't have the same enjoyment as capturing Irkutsk, for me
by Marc Meakin
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 18
Views: 1764

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipeda Article

Mark Deeks wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:50 pm
Shovell from M People.
I can Imagine lots of members of even greater groups than M People will have members without Wiki pages
by Marc Meakin
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 18
Views: 1764

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Eric Monkman,
Graeme Cole
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Maybe we might get the perfect storm of complacent tory voters not bothering to vote and a 99% turn out of labour supporters creating another hung parliament.
Either way we are faced between a cock and a hardface
by Marc Meakin
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

Maybe we might get the perfect storm of complacent tory voters not bothering to vote and a 99% turn out of labour supporters creating another hung parliament.
Either way we are faced between a cock and a hardface
by Marc Meakin
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

I think Thanet north and South, Rochester and maybe Gillingham in Kent and Clacton, Basildon and Southend could be targeted by UKip along with a few northern Labour marginals. I think labour voters who hate Corbyn may defect. I think the Lib dem turncoats can only get marginal remainer seats if they...
by Marc Meakin
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 5573

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

This election will be the death knell of the Labour Party as we know it. They will go an SDP/LibDem style break up. The Lib Dems may get a few extra seats from the deluded masses who think we can unBrexit. The one trick pony that is the SNP might be in for a shock and Sinn Fein will win enough seats...
by Marc Meakin
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Music connection question
Replies: 60
Views: 5109

Re: Music connection question

Continued Smile Like you mean it, the Killers It started with a Kiss, Hot Chocolate Kiss,Kiss, Holly Vallance Kiss Me, Sixpence none the Richer Me,Myself I , Joan Armatrading I try, Marge Simpson voiced Macy Gray Try Remember, Vince Hill Remember the Time, MJ Time after Time, Cyndi Lauper Time clock...