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by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

"can't" have conversations, "language police", etc - nuanced conversations depend on people as well as platforms! Trans people's risk of suicide doesn't stop conversations, it just encourages a sensitive and indeed nuanced approach to the topic, as with any other subject linked to MH struggles and t...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

The giant post with very few sources is worthy of reading, without enquiring into the claims made or substantiating them - whereas the series of posts with credible references and evidence is worth picking holes in but not reading? Odd. If it's not about taking sides, then why hold the sources to di...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed May 27, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3051

Re: Cummings and goings

Re: 'private life' as some kind of concern. Basically, nah. He is in the public eye, therefore his personal life is a matter of public interest, and the typical privacy regulations have exemptions which are relevant to the story. You may not like it personally but, with the exceptions of photographe...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue May 26, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3051

Re: Cummings and goings

Whatever you make of the guy's actions (you could have the strongest opinions either way) the persistent obsession with this story is so depressing. It's been the first item on every news bulletin I've heard for two days. That's an eternity in modern news. In this time, the government has announced...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Top Tens
Replies: 10
Views: 757

Re: Top Tens

Nice idea for a thread. 1. Cuddling gerbils 2. Seeing friends 3. Watching Tonbridge games (although severe flooding of our pitch had scuppered this since the start of the year anyway) 4. Seeing family 5. Travelling 6. Going to the pub 7. Having social/birthday plans 8. Swimming 9. Getting Wagamamas ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who is the greatest series champion of the 2010’s
Replies: 42
Views: 2689

Re: Who is the greatest series champion of the 2010’s

Callum Todd wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:35 am
my upcoming tell-all autobiography, titled 'If I Did It: Confessions of a Cheater'.
If you did it? Are you saying... it wasn't you?
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Internal monologue
Replies: 19
Views: 1535

Re: Internal monologue

Edit : yep - like Gevin I sometimes get the "Come on Fiona" thing too, but that's more conscious pep talk myself. Oh, see, I do this (although actually this tends to be verbal if it's possible to do it quietly enough for people to not notice, or preferably in a place that no-one else is in - if it ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Internal monologue
Replies: 19
Views: 1535

Re: Internal monologue

Yes, but what I really want to know is how people's monologue specifically manifests. I'd say about 20% of mine is in the third person.
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 541
Views: 156248

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Bojack Horseman season 6 part 2: well i know what i'm talking about in therapy on Tuesday, fuuuuuuuckkkkkkkkk RuPaul's Drag Race UK: what the fuck, this is the best series of Drag Race proper in years. really, really funny! talented and entertaining queens. i have never laughed as much as Blu Hydran...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 45
Views: 4701

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

Terrible claim to fame: my sixth form boyfriend's dad was the UK's national road cycling champion in the 1970s and helped introduce BMX to the UK. Underwhelming celebrity spot: Margaret Mountford was on my Easyjet flight back from a post A-level holiday to Split in 2010. I thought this was a bit low...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 50
Views: 21157

Re: Football grounds you've been to

Looking forward to adding some more league grounds next year alongside my Tonbridge away trips. Yeah so this hasn't happened because £££, but I do have some new non-league grounds. 33. Priory Lane (Eastbourne Borough) - good burgers, toilets honk of piss 34. Park View Road (Welling United) - awful ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

Woah, the condescension. Anyway, Jono: it says a lot that you're claiming I'm the annoying or arrogant one in this discussion, as opposed to the person who started a 'debate' on a story they've not looked into properly and a subject that they've made it clear they know absolutely nothing about. A su...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

Have you literally ever done any reading or research into this topic or are you just wanking yourself off on the proposition of a big fun C4C debate like a Braintree Ben Shapiro? I think I know which one it is. more liek gammon chipper lolzzz!! - is 'not renewing a contract' synonymous with 'sacking...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would you like to lead the labour Party
Replies: 30
Views: 2598

Re: Who would you like to lead the labour Party

Can't say at the moment - we don't know for sure what sort of platform they'll be running on, and I don't really watch televised political stuff so all my impressions of candidates are based on social media impressions, pictures and what other people are saying. But the two biggest issues for Labour...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many jobs have you had ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1365

Re: How many jobs have you had ?

Wildly varies depending on definition. 1 long-term temp job 3 short-term temp jobs 1 stint of freelance proofreading/transcription 3 permanent jobs (1 zero hours contract, 2 proper contracts) Couple of little bits in my teens as well, including volunteering in a charity shop and being paid to teach ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Facebook Culls
Replies: 19
Views: 2460

Re: Facebook Culls

Yes, no (but I may do now).

I can only think of one unfriending that I regret, out of probably 500+ over the years.
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Rachel Riley Post
Replies: 12
Views: 2043

Re: Rachel Riley Post

Also: remember that if you're not a target of a particular kind of discriminatory abuse, you're unlikely to be better at identifying such discrimination than someone who is a target of it. I wouldn't presume to be able to lecture a person of colour on what constitutes racism, or a woman on what cou...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 662
Views: 213394

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

At some point, Damian Eadie announced to me and a few others that he was planning on getting a new bot introduced on apterous that was better than Apterous Rex. He'd decided the name for this would be "Apterous Jennifer" 8-) #feminism quelling the angry words a few of us put forward that it shouldn...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 662
Views: 213394

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Fuck knows what was going on in my head last night but... There was a Co-event on the coast in Syria which lots of familiar faces had turned out for. For some reason, the building we were in was like my mum's church building but it was located on an extremely tall pier. Giles Hutchings was diving of...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 694
Views: 150742

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Rebekah Vardy.
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Controversial Musical Opinions.
Replies: 59
Views: 7634

Re: Controversial Musical Opinions.

Also saw Suede who were pretty good, the music didn't suffer as much, but the crowd were insufferable. I hate any sort of hero worship and some people were delighted with themselves because they managed to brush their fingertips off brett when he jumped in the crowd. It was deplorable carry on. I f...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)
Replies: 77
Views: 36027

Re: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)

Also - Jen - can you expand on your inclusion of Paul Sinha? I think you have to spend time with him after the show for it to count, not just be in the audience for an otherly-famous thing. I'm sure you did, just checking. Almost offended you had to ask. Had a chat with him before one of his shows ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Religion
Replies: 473
Views: 48545

Re: Religion

Former churchgoer (not by choice) of 15 years checking in. Absolutely hated going by about the age of 8 or 9 - same stories every year, not allowed to ask questions about Bible plotholes, told that if you didn't go to church you went to hell. (Really lovely to hear when you have a parent who doesn't...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 26649

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

:D That's me told! A true power play.

(Why don't you tell him to reset his account, seeing as he is your best friend?)
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 26649

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Can't wait to see his reaction when he finds out. I know him and he has said he will.So don’t judge me on it. Dinos, when asked if this was true or not: "Haha! This is the first I've heard of it! 🤣🤣" Dinos, when asked if he knows you: "Lmao I've never heard of him! I would respond to the carnage bu...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 541
Views: 156248

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:13 am
Only people with half a brain watch Love Island
If I only have half a brain then I probably won't be very good at a Co-event, so I won't be attending Co:Rot. Sorry hun x
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 541
Views: 156248

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 - Not up to scratch. Awful decision-making throughout, and a cast that flunked every landmark challenge. Killing Eve season 2 - Not as captivating as the first season so far but I'm always here for Villanelle's style <3 Chernobyl - So bleak, but so excellent. I knew a lo...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed May 29, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 662
Views: 213394

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 2:00 pm
Had a dream that I was playing against James Robinson in a hotel and Zarte rocks up and asks to join in
Wouldn't be the first time Zarte has asked to play with Robbo in a hotel.
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu May 16, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Online Trophy
Replies: 4
Views: 3117

Re: Online Trophy

Tim Down wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 11:28 am
Ashton Hancock wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:34 am
I will then start a 30 second time which when Tim is up I will text ‘Answers Please’ In which you will both send your answers.
Sorry Ashton, I'm never up, only Down.
#pray4liz
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed May 15, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 26649

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

What if Zarte bribes the person who watches him so they don't tell you he's cheating? :(
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed May 15, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 26649

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 1:54 pm
Is there a confirmed address?
*comfirmed
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed May 15, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 26649

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Are you allowed to attend if you are a silly kid that's over the age of 16?
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu May 09, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

***IMPORTANT TRAVEL INFORMATION - PLEASE READ*** Due to Tube engineering works, it looks like Aldgate East might be an absolute arse to get to on Saturday. So I would STRONGLY RECOMMEND trying to divert via Shadwell. Shadwell is on the Overground and the DLR but if you're not au fait with London tr...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun May 05, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Five first-time players signed up. Still 11 spaces - reserve your place here

Edit: Now 10 spaces!
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu May 02, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 50
Views: 21157

Re: Football grounds you've been to

Meadowbank (Dorking Wanderers) - the women's bathroom was warm and for this I fully stan the Meadowbank stadium and talk about it constantly. Nice bar too. Weird stand layout though. Stadion Letzigrund (FC Zurich) - Massively underused for its size (wahey!). Genuinely shocking how few Lugano away fa...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

CONUNDRUMS This year's conundrums will be a mix of 8s, 9s and 10s. Interesting - will we know the length beforehand? No. If there's a consensus after the event that the conundrum format would have benefited from this (or was just pure shite) then I'll reconsider for potential future events, but I t...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

***It is EXACTLY one month until CO:LON 2019! Please read on for more details about the event... Otherwise you might get a surprise on the day.*** SIGN-UPS Firstly, we are currently on 52 signed up, so 20 spaces remain. For budgetary reasons*, if you know you can make it, it would be really helpful ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 541
Views: 156248

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Fleabag - Not finding it as funny as I thought I would? The Obama scene was very entertaining though. OK, so Season 1 might have underwhelmed me but Season 2 was *immense*. (Even aside from Andrew Scott being massively fanciable.) This Time - Massively hit and miss. The biggest hit is obviously Mar...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Aaaaand that's 50!

22 spaces left - pay here by PayPal, or message me on here/Facebook/email (jennifer.steadman@rocketmail.com) to arrange payment by bank transfer.

Edit: make that 51! 21 spaces left.
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)
Replies: 77
Views: 36027

Re: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)

Bumper fortnight for COCMEAT. 37. Innis Carson (pre-Christmas meet-up) 38. Aidan Linge (Zarte's birthday, actually we have hung out before but I forgot him from my list) 39. George Armstrong (Zarte's birthday) 40. SJ (SJ's birthday) 41. Phil Collinge (SJ's birthday) 42. Phil Makepeace (SJ's birthday...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

6 weeks left. 24 spaces left. You know what to do.
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 172
Views: 44290

Re: How many countries have you been to?

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:53 pm
Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:25 pm
sean d wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Excellent commitment to the cause Jen, picking up the micronations! :D
It's definitely commitment going to bloody Liechtenstein. I've seen plankton with more personality and purpose.
Racist 😁
*xenophobe ;)
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 172
Views: 44290

Re: How many countries have you been to?

sean d wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Excellent commitment to the cause Jen, picking up the micronations! :D
It's definitely commitment going to bloody Liechtenstein. I've seen plankton with more personality and purpose.
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 172
Views: 44290

Re: How many countries have you been to?

Feels annoying to have been to Italy for the second time, and still not 'completed' it in terms of countries because San Marino Yep. San Marino can get dicked. I take this back and apologise unreservedly to the fine state of San Marino. A perfect microstate. (Still lagging behind Norm, but +4 of Sw...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Thomas Carey wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:02 pm
Jennifer Steadman wrote:OldBob1998
I'm ex forces, apologise immediately or wallops. Also rip me
I'll wallop your block off. I'm a very tough man.
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Just under 8 weeks to go, and 38 are currently signed up. 34 spaces remain!

H 💋 y 🙏 p 🚡 e
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 4066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Another semi finalist (this may be who I was thinking of?): Chris Feetenby
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 4066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Tom S wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:35 pm
Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:01 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:38 pm
Has anyone made the semi-finals and then made a reappearance?
This isn't the person I'm thinking of, but yes.
Does this count?- http://wiki.apterous.org/Elisabeth_Jardine
Not as a semi finalist, which is what the messages you've quoted are about?
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 4066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:38 pm
Has anyone made the semi-finals and then made a reappearance?
This isn't the person I'm thinking of, but yes.
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 4066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Was there a semi finalist from a ye olde series who came back and lost his first game about a year or two ago, or am I misremembering? On people who haven't (yet) been given a second chance: I know that Pete Cashmore was trying to reapply a while ago - having won a series and been runner up in his C...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

2 MONTHS TO GO 💃🎉 32 people in. Will you join them? Places are going quickly, so don't dither for too long...

Register through PayPal now, or email me at jennifer.steadman@rocketmail.com to arrange a bank transfer if you don't have PayPal.
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Up to 20 entrants! 👸✨

It's the weekend! It's basically spring! Why not treat yourself to one of the 50ish remaining spaces? x
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 7555

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:54 pm
Video stream here
Game records here

15-13 to Zarte at the moment. Just over 7 hours left!
So they've done about 3 rounds?
Fuck off Gevin.
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 7555

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

Video stream here
Game records here

15-13 to Zarte at the moment. Just over 7 hours left!
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

TL;DR Info Date: Saturday 11th May 2019 Venue: Christian Street Community Hub, Christian Street (near Aldgate East) Admission: £10 - pay here: https://www.paypal.me/CoLon2/10 Doors open: 11am for an 11.45am draw; first game starts at midday. Hosted by: Jen Steadman, with support from Jeff Clayton G...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 12739

Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

If you were at CO:LON in 2017 or 2018, you may have noticed some little extras to enhance your experience. We’re talking individually rhinestoned goody bags, glow-in-the-dark aubergine badges, a proliferation of prizes, and GIFs or drawings to accompany people’s sign-ups. Not this year. This year, w...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:28 pm
So we can have a bet, and I'll give you generous odds. If she comes back to the UK, then if she is assassinated within two years of that, I'll give you £10, but if not, you give me £80. Deal?
Fuck off mate, we haven't all got shares in Bitcoin.
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

The thing that I can't get my head round is, 15 year olds are naturally rebellious but leaving her family to join the ISIS cause is a bit of a step up from a piercing or smoking weed. And more importantly, her parents must have been complicit and paid for her flights along with the other girls pare...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 702
Views: 128479

Re: Politics in General

I thought it was illegal in international law to leave someone stateless; if so, that should be the end of it regardless of the court of public opinion. Sure today it's an ISIS bride, but who will it be next? Given how recent something like Windrush is, I absolutely dread to think what this governme...