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by Matt Morrison
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: Steam codes

Thomas Cappleman wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:56 pm
  • The Stanley Parable
Yes please :)

Also Secrets of Raekiton and Song of the Deep if you're sure you won't play them :)
by Matt Morrison
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: Steam codes

Zarte, Ben, no problem both of you. Again, forgot to think about bringing login details to work so will sort you both out tonight or tomorrow night (depending on how drunk and late I am when I get home tonight).
by Matt Morrison
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: Steam codes

Thomas Carey wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:42 pm
Could I have speedrunners please (and if you're feeling really generous, ultimate chicken horse as well?) Thanks a lot :)
Both yours. I'll PM you later, haven't got my login details at work.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Numbers Attack Tournament - Final Results
Replies: 14
Views: 887

Re: Numbers Attack Tournament - Final Results

I really don't remember this. And the 404s aren't helping. But thanks for the reminder Gevin!
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: Steam codes

Can I claim the Shadow of Mordor one please? Sent via PM Tom. I did this as a gift link from Humble Bundle as it then removes the key from my own HB account and keeps my list a bit cleaner. However, I'm not sure if this means you get the key easily or if you have to use your email address or someth...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: Steam codes

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:09 pm
What does any of this mean?
Digital distribution of video games. I know you already know that you dick.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Songs that make you switch off the radio
Replies: 17
Views: 941

Re: Songs that make you switch off the radio

Yes, it does need a new thread. Can someone else other than me please say "Meakin should be allowed to make threads again now" please? FFS
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Steam codes

I quite often chuck a tenner or so at Humble Bundles to get my hands on one or two games from my wishlist, leaving over a load of bits that I either don't want or already owned on Steam. Currently have codes going spare on all of these, let me know if you want any: Caveblazers Colin McRae Rally DiRT...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1086

Re: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018

Lloyds customers - I don't know how dynamic this is related to your own spending, but check your Everyday Offers. I've got 5% off Travelodge and it lasts until 14 Dec 2017. So I'm now hoping for a triple layer of savings - Travelodge sale, Topcashback cashback, and then Lloyds cashback on top. Finge...
by Matt Morrison
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 51
Views: 1795

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

As a web person, i've always found it slightly strange that old BBC articles maintain the stylings of the BBC website at the time rather than fit into the of-the-time BBC website design. Very strange, an odd lack of separation between content and style that is supposed to be the backbone of web desi...
by Matt Morrison
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 133
Views: 6324

Re: How many countries have you been to?

f1?
by Matt Morrison
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 133
Views: 6324

Re: How many countries have you been to?

canada soon
by Matt Morrison
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 51
Views: 1795

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

You have to go to sleep at the time chosen by whichever of you wants to go to bed later, and get up at the earlier time. Whilst you're obviously mental (and whilst that whilst I respect your reasoning) this particular part is surely totally wrong. And we have a kid! Hmm.. or maybe it's wrong becaus...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 51
Views: 1795

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

Paul Worsley wrote:
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:56 am
Dance like there's no-one watching.
Does this include when you know for sure that no one is watching?
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 51
Views: 1795

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

- make a cup of tea (I could probably fumble my way through it, but it's definitely something that most people can do) You saved yourself a bit with the brackets but I still think this deserves being picked at. Anyone can make a cup of tea. I have never ever been a tea drinker yet have never failed...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 51
Views: 1795

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

Ian Volante wrote:
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:06 pm
Enjoy listening to songs that I've heard 64,775 times before.
Quite an intriguing one. Obviously you're going for hyperbole, but realistically when would a song's joy die for you? There are many, many tracks that I can't ever imagine suddenly not enjoying.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 139
Views: 8380

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Isn't the whole point in these things is that they aren't groundbreaking, and people are shocked by their having felt like they were groundbreaking discoveries only for a moment's thought to lead them to believe that no, they're actually "REALLY obvious"? The only difference with the finger snapping...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 139
Views: 8380

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

The noise made when clicking your fingers is the sound of the finger hitting your palm not the finger and thumb rubbing together. Yes, I love this one! What am I missing here? Why on earth would anyone think a finger and thumb rubbing would produce a sudden sharp click sound? I think it's more of a...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 488
Views: 62672

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Ben Wilson wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:35 pm
I'm alternately giving Dan McColm and Dylan Taylor...
:o
Ben Wilson wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:35 pm
...lessons on how to drive a train
:(
by Matt Morrison
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 449
Views: 33958

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Does anyone know of any place names in other countries that the natives find funny but that someone who knew nothing of the language wouldn't get? Finally got round to asking my Finnish colleague. He was short of time so could only link me to this image list, but says there are some others that are...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 295
Views: 22718

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

threatened from behind
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the pub
Replies: 20
Views: 2022

Re: Countdown in the pub

Please no :'(
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the pub
Replies: 20
Views: 2022

Re: Countdown in the pub

Just pleased to see a Deeks post in this thread that didn't involve telling me off re: Hipchips. ;-)
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the pub
Replies: 20
Views: 2022

Re: Countdown in the pub

Hmm. I don't see tons of donut shops popping up here in London. But then this is London. Everything that pops up these days is hipster as fuck, and desserts do well in this category. This year there have been notable rushes on bubble wrap waffles , candy floss-wrapped ice creams , and mermaid mering...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 7
Views: 960

Re: COC timeline

I'm sure there were a million posts about it before, especially in the run up to the announcement of the 30th thing. I think generally it was a case of the rise of apterous meaning that COCs are now dominated by players that are so good they alienate the show's core audience? I could be wrong but th...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 3307

Re: Problems with Java

Oddly, my work laptop is working on Firefox. Charlie also told me he has no problems on Firefox, so whilst it's widespread it's not complete. Will work with him to help solve it when I get home.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 3307

Re: Problems with Java

Ah, I done this: https://www.apterous.org/ticket_view.ph ... 270#p58545

But yeah, I tried clearing cookies and cache too already.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5014

Re: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017

Haha thanks for typing all that out Z, sounds mental. How did it all go? Is there photos/information on the winning efforts on some of the relevant games, e.g. the high-glass one or the card-jump one? Great effort organising all that, I now understand what that weird massive drinks holder thing on t...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2109

Re: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017

I think if Christmas was still a respected religious festival, like Hannukah or Diwali or something still is, then you'd be absolutely right Heather. However, Christmas has become something pretty gross and superficial these days. However one's experience is balanced (individually or as part of a fa...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5014

Re: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017

Haha. Can we know what the other games were? I was around for the start of the Height one.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5014

Re: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017

Don't forget to mention it on Twitter too Gevin.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 488
Views: 62672

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

HEATHER HAD ONE WHERE I HAD THE HAIR OF BOB DE CAUX.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 449
Views: 33958

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

The guy I wanted to speak to has gone home. Monday!
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 449
Views: 33958

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Fuck, forgot again. Might do it in a minute. Maybe Monday. Lucky I wrote that post. Thanks Ian.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2109

Re: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017

Honestly one of the worst sentences ever.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2109

Re: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:23 pm
After the busiest ever Countdowning year, just two tournaments remain - Co:Brum and the FOCAL finals
Did I misunderstand or did you just take a big steaming dump on Zarte and JR? (and maybe others?)
by Matt Morrison
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 151
Views: 24608

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

wasn't it darts180 or something like that?
by Matt Morrison
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 197
Views: 11018

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Catastrophe is excellent.
Cuckoo turned out to be surprisingly good, classic British sitcom sort of thing.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 449
Views: 33958

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Mark James wrote:
Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:49 pm
Does anyone know of any place names in other countries that the natives find funny but that someone who knew nothing of the language wouldn't get?
Yes. This is a reminder for me to update tomorrow at work.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Former contestants
Replies: 16
Views: 2509

Re: Former contestants

Image
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 6193

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Well, I mean you can't even manage one in a row, but you know what I mean.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 6193

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Can you do two in a row?
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN 2011 results & feedback
Replies: 80
Views: 8764

Re: COLIN 2011 results & feedback

I dunno if I actually said it at all, but I lost count the number of times I was thinking to myself "I just fucking love this, this is awesome" on Saturday night. This. The whole thing was touching as fuck. I don't want to go into naming people right now as I'm meant to be keeping this brief, but M...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN- your stories
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Re: COLIN- your stories

Feel free to use whatever you like from the Colin report I did once. Pretty sure it's on here. Unless that was Colon.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 6193

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

He had long enough. But yeah obviously I only posted it to annoy him :) :) :) :o :o :D :)
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Favourite board game
Replies: 81
Views: 9455

Re: Favourite board game

Can we let Marc start topics again please
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 50
Views: 6193

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Image
by Matt Morrison
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5014

Re: .co.mk3 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 12th August 2017

Wolverton returns are £20, but I can get a single to and from MK for £12. Assume that is actually better for the way home as people will be in MK, but what about the morning bit, how would I get from MK to Wolverton, and what would it cost? Are there barriers at Wolverton or would I be fine just usi...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 1427

Re: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)

There's a guy called Moose? Please let him be Canadian.
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 26, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Earn Money Online
Replies: 5
Views: 1009

Re: Earn Money Online

Spam nepotism.
by Matt Morrison
Tue May 23, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Former contestants
Replies: 16
Views: 2509

Re: Former contestants

haha wow
by Matt Morrison
Mon May 22, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Former contestants
Replies: 16
Views: 2509

Re: Former contestants

You could get into the quarters with 2 wins? Crazy.
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 20, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Irritable vowel syndrome
Replies: 8
Views: 908

Re: Irritable vowel syndrome

what is a moose
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 12, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Too quick!
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Too quick!

Time for voice-activated apterous?
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Google search keyphrases
Replies: 16
Views: 1878

Re: Google search keyphrases

There are few threads that are guaranteed an A-lol but every update in this one just gets me.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 295
Views: 22718

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

You're so full of lies: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/greatnotley/n ... -feb-2017/
But I do love the write up on the pacing. WOW.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 295
Views: 22718

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Why are you egevin chapwell in the list