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by Matt Morrison
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: apterous update
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: apterous update

That's amazing that Phil did that. What a man. Much love as ever to him and Supee.
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 22, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Trade Secrets
Replies: 104
Views: 10610

Re: Trade Secrets

It's exactly as good as I think it is.
by Matt Morrison
Wed May 20, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Word related puzzles
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: Word related puzzles

Nic.
by Matt Morrison
Tue May 19, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 378
Views: 124451

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

did you just watch the video of yourself doing the run before? if so how are you going to improve your own time?
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 3226

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

Gevin, you should shout at more people. For SURE.
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Best TV/Film Opening Credits
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Just dropping in to say great work Noel. What age do you teach? I admit I only flicked through the assembly with the Stranger Things intro (I mean I watched all the intros but only flicked through that one completely) but mostly it seemed very fun rather than learny!
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 3226

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

I reckon she still wakes up bolt upright in the middle of the night, sweating, and thinking of you trying to get into her.
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 16, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 3226

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

Haha. I'm not at all surprised this is the sort of stuff that keeps you up at night.

How wide was the pavement? Was there grass on the other side of it, a wall, or what? Could you absolutely not have walked around the gathering children and absolutely definitely weren't making some kind of point?
by Matt Morrison
Wed May 06, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 244
Views: 60001

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

That's a shame.
by Matt Morrison
Tue May 05, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 50
Views: 1459

Re: Joke Items

I certainly wouldn't have you on my table.
by Matt Morrison
Mon May 04, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 50
Views: 1459

Re: Joke Items

If you go to about 19:30 in this episode of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor , all forms of poncy salt are revealed to be joke items. Too lazy to click but i'm talking more about texture than anything - you, like the fucking prick you are, seem to think that powdered stuff is better because (scientific or ot...
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 03, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 50
Views: 1459

Re: Joke Items

Ah, so it's the electric aspect of grinders. Gotcha. Yeah we have had an electric pepper grinder temporarily in the past but, aside from the battery life you point out, I prefer the manual feel of grinding. And the goddamn noise. I'm actually in the market for a new salt and pepper grinder set as on...
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 02, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 48
Views: 3101

Re: Who posts here?

Haha this is amazing. It would be nice if you arranged everyone by percentage too.
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 02, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 50
Views: 1459

Re: Joke Items

Hang on, I'm confused. Is there an issue with salt grinders in general? The use of the word "mechanical" somehow puts me on edge and makes me think you might be talking about a particularly special kind of salt grinder. Because yes, freshly ground rock salt is an entirely different thing to powdered...
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 01, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 50
Views: 1459

Re: Joke Items

aLSO YOU LOOk cooler with an analogue
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 653
Views: 143304

Re: People you shouldn't trust

ryan
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 48
Views: 3101

Re: Who posts here?

I remember when Gevin first started counting, I think I was about 6000 ahead of him or something. The little prick must be so proud of himself now.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: NHS-worship
Replies: 28
Views: 1320

Re: NHS-worship

I donate money. And close the curtains when all the neighbours do the fucking clapping.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 66
Views: 4008

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

Weren't they all sex offenders?
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 538
Views: 151032

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Third season of A Touch of Cloth, six years too late. Brilliant as ever. Stonkingly silly.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 538
Views: 151032

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Series 3 of Ozark and Don't F**k With Cats (the asterisks are the proper fucking title, not me being a dick obviously).
by Matt Morrison
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 4415

Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread

You're biased as fuck because you love exercising. Spare a thought for people who like being social and people who like touching stuff.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who is the greatest series champion of the 2010’s
Replies: 42
Views: 2187

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

100% Callum Todd. He fucked the system by cheating on Apterous to make his opponents think he was way better than he was, intidimidating them into underperforming just enough so that he could narrowly beat them as his true (still quite good) self. Shove that up your apto arses This is going straigh...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 629
Views: 120885

Re: Politics in General

Martin Peters wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:49 pm
Such as Dancing On Ice with H and Matt.
When did I... I don't remember this at all.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 170
Views: 23162

Re: You Are The Ref

I would like it if someone screamed to buzz
by Matt Morrison
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 131
Views: 45050

Re: Countdowners in the news

I find it really strange - but maybe I shouldn't - that Robbo's tweet got covered by at least two news sources, with links, yet the tweet still has absolutely no likes or retweets, and just one comment (someone telling him it isn't funny). Mad disparity.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 538
Views: 151032

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Marc Meakin wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:03 am
Matt Morrison wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:55 pm
the outsider :-o
Good ?
absolutely. tense, creepy, slightly scary, exciting. not sure what's going to happen. highly recommended so far.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Code of Conduct
Replies: 23
Views: 4273

Re: FOCAL Code of Conduct

Jon O'Neill wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:50 am
Good personal hygiene should be required.
Not washing hands after going to the toilet is a bannable offence.
From personal experience (of watching other men very carefully in the toilets), the numbers at Colin would be decimated. And at the Fox & Hounds afterwards, the dirty locals.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020 - CANCELLED
Replies: 27
Views: 8865

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020

Torn about the 9 vs 15 final. Pros and cons to both for sure, but I'm fairly confident it's not a definitely bad thing. Does it make for a better result? Probably - more likely the best player wins after 15 than after 9, 9 round finals so often end in a conundrum race. Does it make for a better fina...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 10
Views: 5660

Re: Mastermind

ah yeh that rings one
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 10
Views: 5660

Re: Mastermind

I feel like this has been discussed before, but has anyone done countdown on mastermind?
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 45
Views: 3882

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

I feel a bit like living in London is cheating as I've had quite a lot of walked past/cycled past/saw on the tube encounters with celebrities of various stature, which I can try and recall but I suspect you're not that interested in. A really shit celebrity spot would be Big Brother 16 contestant Aa...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 12554

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

so if it was sunday you would think "this Monday" was 6 days ago?
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 12554

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

this monday is the next monday to exist not including today if today is a monday. sometimes next monday can be this monday.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The first lexicographer
Replies: 10
Views: 1579

Re: The first lexicographer

Haha good work Mark.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Facebook Culls
Replies: 19
Views: 2269

Re: Facebook Culls

I always mean to "remove some people at some point" (definitely not organised enough to call it a "cull", especially as I reminds me of how wanky it is when people announce they are going to do a cull before they do so - yawn) but yeah, laziness. My favourite facebook hobby is saying yes to Countdow...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 244
Views: 60001

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Jon O'Neill wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:30 pm
Also you don't even have to remove the peeler from the surface of the potato to continue peeling.
I'd go so far as to say that if you do remove the peeler from the surface of the potato, you won't be able to continue peeling at all.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020 - CANCELLED
Replies: 27
Views: 8865

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020

Ronan M Higginson wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:42 am
Great to see this is back, definitely in for this currently :D :D :D
More or less definitely than every other event held this year?
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020 - CANCELLED
Replies: 27
Views: 8865

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020

I don't think the "family and friends" option has been a thing for a year or two now. It's the other way round - when you're just sending money without it being tied to a third party transaction (e.g. eBay), the assumption is that it is (what was) for "friends and family" and you have to explicitly ...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: ProRanks history video
Replies: 11
Views: 1982

Re: ProRanks history video

nice work Tom!

What was Ned up to with his 2348? Who is Jake Thornhill?
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Outing Gevin! (& similar fun activities suitable for a rainy Tuesday afternoon)
Replies: 23
Views: 4174

Re: Outing Gevin! (& similar fun activities suitable for a rainy Tuesday afternoon)

Imagine thinking that Rachel had an extra curricular interest in you and it turns out that it's just Damian stalking you. Love it.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 739
Views: 145989

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Also I would be tempted to put people who do name their kids after themselves in the people you shouldn't trust thread. It's not only narcissistic but shows a total lack of imagination. Good call, although sometimes it might be a "family tradition" rather than narcissism. Still fails on the total l...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 18822

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:43 am
Fiona T wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:43 pm
Why do Jill and Jonathan get a star? How does one earn a star? :)
I was wondering too. Can't be the curry.
First two signups for Spin the Bottle in the afternoon break.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 18822

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:40 pm
Put Jono and the Morricocks down for the curry too.
Whilst this is a hilarious joke, it has the potential to cause confusion and annoyance for the organisers, us, and for you.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 653
Views: 143304

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who sit next to you on a table seat when there are empty double seats nearby. This is fine. As a tall person, I want a table seat because I am more comfortable without having to have knees pressed into the seat in front. And of course there are plenty of other reasons to do with the actual t...
by Matt Morrison
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 18822

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Ah fuck me. Really should have sorted out the hotel before it went crazy. Was £55 for Saturday night last time I looked. It's like the Lincoln Travelodge caught AIDS.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 18822

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Ah yes, I did. That is why my name appears on the first post in this thread. Because I paid.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: No Shit Sherlock
Replies: 20
Views: 3565

Re: No Shit Sherlock

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:48 pm
The bad person in that scenario is Rachel Riley, unless he was bullying her personally.
If it was purely a block based in a difference of opinion, that's disappointing.
I think you're disappointing.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down? [DO NOT POST IN THIS TOPIC FOR ANY OTHER REASON]
Replies: 604
Views: 189908

Re: Is Apterous down?

Charlie Reams wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:52 pm
Please don't chat in this thread, I have to drop everything to read new posts in here (including my trousers).
by Matt Morrison
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 653
Views: 143304

Re: People you shouldn't trust

If either of you want, or don't want, to forgive me for being correct then that's fine, or not fine.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 653
Views: 143304

Re: People you shouldn't trust

If you're talking someone describing themselves I believe the difference lies in eating vs the whole of life. However, if you're talking on a menu, then yeah generally they are used interchangeably although some places use a more literal version of plant-based - e.g. an Oreo is vegan, but it is not ...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Controversial Musical Opinions.
Replies: 59
Views: 7165

Re: Controversial Musical Opinions.

I might as well do live music while I'm here. If you go to see a band live it's not as good as listening to their recorded music. Objectively, I agree. in terms of technique etc, it's never going to be as polished. But the energy of the musicians and the crowd, the show, the volume allowing the mus...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 276
Views: 92844

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Gevin on the baking show (credit to Heather).

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