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by Matt Morrison
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

Haha, yes. Sadly it's looking less and less likely we'll do Cambridge, so you guys can have a nice time in Wetherspoon without me trying to force you to follow the hipster crowd!
by Matt Morrison
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Book recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Book recommendations

Jono is doing a book a week as his new year's resolution for 2018. He'll pop along soon with some of the highlights I'm sure.
I copied some of them from what people recommended him on Facebook and will report back.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Talents and party tricks
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: Talents and party tricks

These things always sound ridiculous written down. In this instance, definitely don't listen to Gevin, Marc.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Talents and party tricks
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: Talents and party tricks

Perfectly willing to tongue kiss a man in exchange for two girls keeping their part of the bargain, that one time.

I still pull out the "making your arm shorter" trick sometimes, it's surprising how many people don't know it. Obviously it's a bit shit but still fun.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

The Blue Moon on Norfolk Street would be a great option for post-event drinks: https://goo.gl/maps/8f5afnijx4K2 It looks scary from the outside but once you get in its friendly, does decent food and pizza (not tested but Google says so), serves great beer, and has a pool table, quiz machine, table f...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 286
Views: 25774

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Aww, that's slightly disappointing to hear Gevin as I was incredibly excited to see that an on-screen version of one of Mieville's books had finally been produced, but at the same time knowing the incredible worlds he weaves and seeing the fact that it looked like a non-high-budget BBC production di...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 654

Re: Music Covers

Cake have done some very decent covers. Everyone knows I Will Survive (I recall Gloria Gaynor described it as her least favourite cover as they done a swear in it) but there are two others on Fashion Nugget that I prefer - Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps is brilliant (and in a way hard to compare to the 7...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 488
Views: 45339

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

I think you're right about both parts really - it's still a reflex action in response to the feel of the first footstep (that's another point we haven't discussed, I don't think the arms are ever likely to come out for balance until after step 1, right?). But yes it is also pain anticipation - but t...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 488
Views: 45339

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Well, the trouble with trying to stop it is that you're naturally going to go to the other extreme I reckon - the one Marc mentioned, arms by your side and not moving at all, right? That's even less natural, our arms don't do that when we're doing a normal walk with normal shoes on normal ground wit...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 488
Views: 45339

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

It's definitely a thing Mark. Ignore Gevin, who only ever leaves the comfort of his bed with running shoes on. It's almost more related to the way you are trying to "creep" with your legs, and that typical learnt-it-from-the-TV exaggerated creep necessarily involves exaggerated arms too. https://vig...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 654

Re: Music Covers

I don't think Cash's Hurt is bad, not at all, but I would definitely say I dislike it overall because I always got irked, as a big NIN fan, that nobody recognised it as a cover. They also love to trot out a quote from Reznor where he described Cash's version as better, or it being "his song now" or ...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 654

Re: Music Covers

I prefer Killswitch Engage's Holy Diver to Dio's.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:07 pm
I would say that given the topics on this forum right now, anyone who has done stand-up comedy about cruelty in horse racing must be pretty good.
I'll do your dirty work for you, you whore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL2EpfD9Wvs
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Is the Grand National cruel to horses
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: Is the Grand National cruel to horses

Yeah, that is an absolutely terrible argument Marc! For me there is absolutely no question that horse racing is a cruel sport.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Netflix reboots
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Netflix reboots

Since Indra has started to get into watching the old series with me, I'd love a new version of Knightmare. That shit would be mad.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

I think the thing about that sort of quick-fire one-liner comedy is that you tend to find yourself lightly tittering throughout. It's kind of vanilla in that, as you say, you'd expect there to be something for everyone, it's pretty easy comedy (to get, not necessarily to write, and Vine is excellent...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Marmite people.
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Marmite people.

Gevin.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

Freud, get over here! Not sure what happened there, but yes - Richard.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

Oh, think I might have mentioned this elsewhere but seeing Henning Wehn in a small club before he was famous (or heard of, at all) was quite an experience. Everyone stony silent and thinking he was just some weird German who'd walked in off the street unprepared - except for me and one friend who we...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

I'm considering going to Stanhope when he comes to London later in the year, it's just pretty damn expensive. But as far as "pretty damn expensive" goes, I regretted not going to see Louis C.K. when he came a couple of years ago, and look how that worked out. Some of my favourite comedians, ones I c...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Re: Stand-up comedy

Thanks Gevin.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1038

Stand-up comedy

The whole blocking Meakin from threads is bullshit these days. But here's another.

Can a mod please move the last 4 posts from Meakin thread into here? viewtopic.php?p=176200#p176196

Thanks.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 164
Views: 16658

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

I use quadrice, quintice, sextice, heptice, octice, nonice, tennis.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 286
Views: 25774

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

We have watched episode 1 which we enjoyed, though it's not always totally easy to pick up the thick dialogue. Will get round to more but haven't done in the past month for some reason. Recently we busted through 11.22.63 which had your typical Stephen King plotholes in it but we still enjoyed and w...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 164
Views: 16658

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

I only got definite confirmation today when I bothered looking it up that there's nothing after "thrice".
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

Does everyone here weigh themselves naked?
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

Haha. You are mean people.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:40 am
Dare I ask what's an R ?
Runningsworth, knowing Gevin. That's all he's interested in, running around and around and around.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

If you're allowed to count your lightest weight as your weight, then I can actually claim 9 stone. I went on a 24-mile marathon training run today and was 9 stone afterwards, and that was actually after drinking quite a bit first. So I would have been even less. Congratulations, you hit your goal. ...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

By the way I had a go at cold pressing and it actually took me ages to even work out how to make it register on the scale, I was just squeezing the main plate on top and would have looked an absolute fool. Turns out the weight on my scales is measured through four feet, so cold pressing is an absolu...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

I done a poo and now I weigh 97.4kg. I know I wrote 97kg earlier but I think I meant 97.8kg. Or 98. Or 98.7. But most probably 97.8kg. But basically I ruined it by getting it wrong earlier.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

You are still bigger than me Mark? But you are a couple of inches taller. And also I have no muscle whatsoever and a tiny willy so I'm more pure fat.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

Oh and in the fat stakes I'm currently 97kg which is like 15st 5lb or something. In a similar way to how I used to measure my age compared to Michael Owen, I now sometimes measure my wait by MMA weight class. So I'd be a light heavyweight once I've done my weight cut. I did just have a big lunch of ...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: How much do you weigh?

I haven't been on C4C for a while. When I scrolled through this thread, I thought three things:
- USB ports on the scales
- "cold squeezing" is a great phrase
- is that why you didn't come to Colin this year?

Two points to Gevin and one to Mark.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 286
Views: 25774

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Speaking of last trains, I'll give you this free - it's better than anything you'll get from wasters like Bieber or Swift nowadays. I've got that on cassette single (I've got all the KLF singles in the same format, in fact). Bet there's nobody else here who can say that. a) Gevin is into KLF? b) ar...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Truly Dumb Designs.
Replies: 35
Views: 2909

Re: Truly Dumb Designs.

A problem with one tap (as demonstrated where I work) is that they are sensor-activated, so some bright spark has removed the option I had of just hot or just cold water. Especially in the summer, this is bloody annoying. Oh god yeah I hate those. Bad temperature control is better than no temperatu...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: aptoSOS.07
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: aptoSOS.07

just because you've overtaken my posts amount it doesn't make me a nobody
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 127
Views: 14576

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Victoria. Really interesting the whole one take thing. Quite impressive.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Truly Dumb Designs.
Replies: 35
Views: 2909

Re: Truly Dumb Designs.

Took me a couple of re-reads as well Ian. I just managed to resist making the comment first. :)
by Matt Morrison
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 286
Views: 25774

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Marc Meakin wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:27 am
Have you seen the film that was made a couple of years ago ?
which one
by Matt Morrison
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Calling Mike Brown
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: Calling Mike Brown

done for you philip. best of luck!
by Matt Morrison
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Oscars 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

Re: Oscars 2018

give meakin his rights back
by Matt Morrison
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 7279

Re: Deathwatch 2018

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:49 am
I like to be able to look back and see who died in a given year
What the fuck are you
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 4374

Re: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018

There's a chippy down the road from the venue that people went to last year and it were reet good. Come to Co:Leeds so you can go to the chippy. As a point of balance, I didn't think all that much of the chippy. The service was slow, and whilst the product seemed OK, it was quite greasy. I'd advoca...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 9556

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

Genuinely awesomely, apart from the towel fluff.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 9556

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

Oh yeah! You're 12 hours more of a shit than I thought.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 9556

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

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:26 pm
And get well soon!
Haha. 4 hours of reflective questioning.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 9556

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

Callum Todd wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:29 pm
My printer was fucked prior to my first ever parkrun
https://greatist.com/move/whats-ideal-warm-up
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 3650

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:12 pm
This might be a bit close to the London Marathon for me, but we'll see.
Come but just don't drink as much lime and lemonade as usual.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 518
Views: 44657

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky. What's even more stupid is that they pay full price for these jeans, sometimes even more than an unripped pair. Why don't they just buy a pair of well-worn second-hand jeans from a charity shop or something? It would be much ...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17
Replies: 81
Views: 13409

Re: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17

fucking hell i miss oc so much
by Matt Morrison
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 164
Views: 16658

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Mark James wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:51 pm
Puffer fish inflate themselves with water not air.
https://i.imgur.com/xA7NDV1.gifv
by Matt Morrison
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 9556

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

Might as well get in the Ibis anyway, it won't be Colin without me anyway.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Cleverclogs
Replies: 12
Views: 1842

Re: Cleverclogs

What would be your worst single word emphasis Gevin? Where would "There were a couple of methods actually" rank for you?
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The New Crystal Maze
Replies: 11
Views: 1682

Re: The New Crystal Maze

They had Adam Buxton as a severed head doing one of the riddle games, which is fucking brilliant because I love him. Another interesting thing happened in this one where he basically gave one of the riddle answers to the girl as she was - I don't even know if this is the politically correct way of s...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The New Crystal Maze
Replies: 11
Views: 1682

Re: The New Crystal Maze

Haha. I enjoyed this but I'm going to wait for you to finish. I'm off on holiday on Saturday so hoping to read the rest when I return!
by Matt Morrison
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 37
Views: 4965

Re: Football grounds you've been to

Did you see this one doing the rounds Jen? http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/ ... 66340.html
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the pub
Replies: 25
Views: 5615

Re: Countdown in the pub

That's wonderful.