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by Matt Morrison
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 938

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

Nonsense. You only have to look at sexy truffles, which don't exist in fist-sized versions, to know you're talking shit. Some reasons why small chocolates might not exist in large form: - they are higher quality and would be too expensive for the consumer to eat in one go at a larger size - they are...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 938

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

I don't think they do at all. For me, Roses/Street are much cuter, have more tradition/emotion tied to them, and, on a far more logical level of judgement, provide a lot more variety which is the whole point of these sort of boxes right?
by Matt Morrison
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1908
Views: 153195

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Ah nice one Gevin. I didn't actually know this, since I spend so long in the flipping quick reply box. Dunno why it only works with the full editor.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 938

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

Haha :) I haven't missed chocolate this much in ages actually.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 938

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

I put Galaxy Caramel top and ended up putting Malteaser bottom, but mainly because I can't remember exactly what it's like. All the others are miniatures of proper bars, whereas the Malteaser Celebration isn't a mini Malteaser. Really embarrassing spelling mistakes/comprehension errors in here. It'...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 938

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

Not answering as I was prepared to rank bar mitzvahs and half-birthday parties.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What documentaries have you been watching.
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: What documentaries have you been watching.

Adam Curtis stuff is awesome.
Highly recommend Bitter Lake and HyperNormalisation.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:40 am
FFS Robbo, way to ruin No NuT November.
Haha, two days left as well. You know Robbo couldn't hold it in. Emoticons bursting everywhere.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 218
Views: 52660

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Have we done early Matthew Corbett and Charlie?

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by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 13925

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

The only effort I am willing to go to to convince you otherwise would be to show you the amount of money I've earned, and I feel like that is just playing into your hands. I guess we're not talking about corner kebab shops here, we're talking about big companies willing to put aside a couple of perc...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 25
Views: 5361

Re: Steam codes

by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 379
Views: 61500

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Sorry, Heather called it already - Meal or No Meal
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 25
Views: 5361

Re: Steam codes

Haha no, I'm not letting you do that you little shit. It'll turn up again in another Humble Bundle before long! (But thanks, highly kind)
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 13925

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

Travelodge Black Friday code 25OFF will give you Travelodge for £60.75 Exclusive 15% cashback on Quidco takes it down to £51.64 (not sure how long this rate is on as it's extraordinarily high) Use the £2.50 today-only Quidco offer for £49.14 That's pretty fucking good. If you're not a Quidco member,...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A load of old tats
Replies: 17
Views: 2010

Re: A load of old tats

Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples There was a guy on Masterchef yesterday with massively stretched ear piercings (like, both earlobes were just big holes with what looked like black plastic rings to keep the holes open) and I'd be terrified that something could get caught in on...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 25
Views: 5361

Re: Steam codes

Could I have speedrunners please (and if you're feeling really generous, ultimate chicken horse as well?) Thanks a lot :) Looking back I don't know why I gave you ultimate chicken horse. I can't remember if I thought I already had it or I wasn't excited by it, but subsequently got high with a frien...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 25
Views: 5361

Re: Steam codes

Ian Volante wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:03 pm
Are Colin McRae or Dirt still available? I like a good driving game, and I've not had one on my laptop for a long time (excluding emulated oldies).
coming right at you via PM
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 25
Views: 5361

Re: Steam codes

[*] Super House of the Dead Ninjas (+ True Ninja Pack)
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Two pizza cutters, in a variety of geometric shapes.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 379
Views: 61500

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Yep. But you also only like one song. Entertainment is not for you.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:18 pm
I wear what my partner lovingly calls 'Night Knickers
This is wonderful. Gevin would like a photo for clarification.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Maybe the tattoo question should have its own thread because in the last twenty years or so it's becoming quite common Agree with Gevin it's not a good suggestion for this thread. Hang your head in shame. But then raise your head again because this is a great new thread. I bet there are some intere...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Mark Deeks wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:42 pm
I just wear what I wore the day before.
STOOOOOOOOOOOOODENT.
Mark Deeks wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:42 pm
bald people are exempt
Wow. I have a comb and a brush. Wow.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Marc Meakin wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:57 am
No wallet , although I do keep my credit / debit cards etc in a tin.
This made me chuckle since the word "although" doesn't work at all here.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Pizza cutter? Ridiculous suggestion. I think this was a really good suggestion, and I daresay nearly everyone here has a pizza wheel or a dedicated pizza cutter in a different geometric shape. You're the dick here. Not got a microwave though. Not a bad shout. Though I still think not as ubiquitous ...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

A food processor (this will separate the grown ups and the children).
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Can highly recommend slippers, even though I only ever seem to wear mine when I go for a sleepover (cute) at my mate's house who has a dirty "outside-y" floor. They are super cool. I usually sleep with my tits and bits on display but I do have a pair of loungewear-type shorts and (separate) t-shirt ...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 174
Views: 45647

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Thought you meant Ashwin Shah for a minute.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 43
Views: 8668

Re: Football grounds you've been to

The Dripping Pan is a fucking horrible name for anything other than things I don't like.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Is Chase Tag a thing ?
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Re: Is Chase Tag a thing ?

Ian Volante wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:56 pm
No, but I'd call it tig.
Raised in the mean streets of Jo'burg.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Team Assignations & Group Stage
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Team Assignations & Group Stage

Also managed to spot the fuck up I made adding the fixtures on apterous before Zarte spotted it for me, so that's good.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Team Assignations & Group Stage
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Apterous World Cup 2018: Team Assignations & Group Stage

Previously: Announcement | Qualifying Player/Team Assignations Sorry for the fact that this is taking fucking ages, but hey, at least what with starting way after the World Cup Proper finished it doesn't feel like we're working to a particular deadline (other than 2022, perhaps)... We finally have ...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Can you swim?
Replies: 56
Views: 3709

Re: Can you swim?

See, Mark's a good guy. And yes Gevin I guess it's fair to differentiate "swimming" and "being in the water", which I think both Mark and I have alluded to. I like them both but being in and around water is the best part for sure. I understand why you didn't get this at first as there is no way to h...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Can you swim?
Replies: 56
Views: 3709

Re: Can you swim?

I just cannot agree with you at all Gevin. That's all I have time to say right now, but I'm hoping to find modern C4C-ers agree with me more than with you and do the work for me.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Can you swim?
Replies: 56
Views: 3709

Re: Can you swim?

Seems to be this: viewtopic.php?p=2 (IDs 0 and 1 no longer exist)
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: An appropriate question
Replies: 7
Views: 1431

Re: An appropriate question

Any update here?
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Can you swim?
Replies: 56
Views: 3709

Re: Can you swim?

Criminal Prosecution. It means Jason is posting to us from prison. Consider it a trial run for the next lot of posts from Richard Brittain. Wow. I like swimming by the way. I used to be pretty good (I remember doing 50 lengths for a BHF sponsored swim when I was young enough that 50 lengths was dec...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: How to host an event (for dummies)?
Replies: 28
Views: 4646

Re: How to host an event (for dummies)?

Yeah Graeme at his best.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)
Replies: 20
Views: 5544

Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Great shout. Forgot to update this. I've hit 11 then! Truly wonderful.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 12637

Re: C of C Draw......

Haha, not necessarily the response I expected, but that's for the best.
This thread is already a car crash, no need to rubberneck.

Glad to hear it's going well (as obviously it would).
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 12637

Re: C of C Draw......

You know you done fucked up when you make Graeme swear.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: How to host an event (for dummies)?
Replies: 28
Views: 4646

Re: How to host an event (for dummies)?

Totally agree you cannot have more than one group per table. I'm far from the most ADD around, but I found that really distracting/annoying/frustrating at Colon.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: How to host an event (for dummies)?
Replies: 28
Views: 4646

Re: How to host an event (for dummies)?

Basically, no-one wants to play more than six games I do. Irritates me how long people give for lunch breaks. Less wandering around, more Countdown. Or make the whole event shorter. The pub's for chilling, the Countdown tournament is for playing Countdown. I'm up for making events shorter. I don't ...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: How to host an event (for dummies)?
Replies: 28
Views: 4646

Re: How to host an event (for dummies)?

Great tips. Great idea for a thread too. I think there's a small part of all of us that is tempted to host an event, though I imagine that is almost exclusively due to either "I know this cool venue/place to go afterwards that everyone would love" or "I would love to proudly show Countdown people ho...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How often do you go to the toilet?
Replies: 18
Views: 2025

Re: How often do you go to the toilet?

Am I the only one who can take a shit and then after I have wiped and washed my hands, can then immediately take a piss. This was discussed a while back I believe. In the "men who sit down to wee" thread possibly, or one of the other similar threads at the time. I do this from time to time, and I b...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement

says The Most Photogenic Man In The World.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement

Didn't think you were gonna accept the faceless :( I won't. They signed up agreeing to the rules, so I'll give them a chance to provide a picture. They don't have to have one on apterous (as I can't grab them from apterous anyway). But yeah, I expect I'll have to do some shitty eliminating and rein...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement

Did something change in Pro Ranks by the way Gevin?

Checked last year's and Heather had a pro rank of 545th.
This year there are 8 people unranked entirely (lowest ranked player is 183rd).
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Qualifying
Replies: 0
Views: 997

Apterous World Cup 2018: Qualifying

Previously: Announcement The 16 top-ranked entrants are in the main competition. The rest of us lowly 32 will qualify or return to local competition by way of double elimination action. The first round of randomly-drawn 16 fixtures is now in the system, so play away! https://www.apterous.org/to_tou...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Qualifying

I've just done the top 16 via Pro Ranks, like we did last time. As before, it has thrown up some ridiculousness with massive names like Ben, Graeme, Ryan and Gevin not currently ranked due to inactivity. This crudely formatted list shows the top 16 entrants based on pro ranks, numbers at the end bei...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Qualifying

Ok, got my 48 signups. Even though I'm pretty sceptical about some of the faceless amongst them. Let's hope they all get knocked out in qualifying.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 13925

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

Apropos of not much, has Colin ever been held in Lincoln rather than Hykeham?
by Matt Morrison
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Susie coming to town!
Replies: 6
Views: 1826

Re: Susie coming to town!

Ah, Wimborne.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why don't you like basketball?
Replies: 66
Views: 5087

Re: Why don't you like basketball?

Mark James wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:00 pm
[...]it requires a basket to play. There's no jumpers for goalposts equivalent for basketball.
One of the most important and biggest differences. Especially when we're talking about impressionable young kids.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why don't you like basketball?
Replies: 66
Views: 5087

Re: Why don't you like basketball?

I can tell you why I love football. It's the goals. There's no feeling like when your team scores a great goal, or winning goal. Every football fan can relate to this. For me the greatest goal was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's last minute winner in the 1999 Champions League final. Other goals that stand o...
by Matt Morrison
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Susie Dent's Two Words
Replies: 18
Views: 2142

Re: Susie Dent's Two Words

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:59 am
What are the two words?
fuck you
by Matt Morrison
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many of your Facebook friends are dead?
Replies: 26
Views: 2403

Re: How many of your Facebook friends are dead?

One of mine would have had her 30th birthday today, good timing Gevin!