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by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 6104

Re: TENNIS

Federer, GOAT.
message ends
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 48
Views: 4370

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 110
Views: 5274

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: 7789

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: 48
Views: 4370

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: 9273

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: 9273

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 852

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: 852

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 5932

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 845

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 9584

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: 5882

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: 9584

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: 5882

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: 5882

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: 5882

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: 2454

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: 729

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: 145
Views: 12269

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: 827

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: 2454

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 5932

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: 4419

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: 5932

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: 5932

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 ...