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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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 28
Views: 394

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: 43595

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: 7857

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: 745

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: 494

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: 494

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: 3315

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: 3315

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: 3315

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: 1289

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: 3315

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: 3832

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: 5075

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: 10561

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: 10561

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: 3832

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: 3832

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: 3832

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: 1702

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: 2490

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: 2490

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: 2490

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: 894

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: 2490

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: 2490

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: 16
Views: 11956

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: 1615

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: 3662

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: 3662

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: 1790

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: 2188

Re: How many of your Facebook friends are dead?

One of mine would have had her 30th birthday today, good timing Gevin!
by Matt Morrison
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many of your Facebook friends are dead?
Replies: 26
Views: 2188

Re: How many of your Facebook friends are dead?

Three for me. All of them taken way too young and in three different but consistently sad circumstances.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2490

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Qualifying

Qualifying will be set up, announced and begin around 14th/15th August kind of time.
Only 35 signups so far, so hoping we can get closer to the 48 of last time... come on!
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 590
Views: 120935

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:34 pm
I had a couple last night I think actually. All a bit vague, but I seem to remember Moose winning a game at a CO-event to much applause and over-reaction, including Moose shouting out his own name.
If I understand correctly, it's people like you who ruined CoC.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Degrees do you have
Replies: 25
Views: 4048

Re: What Degrees do you have

Noel Mc wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Peter Mabey wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:04 pm
BA (pass only) Maths - subsequently paid fee to register as MA.
Oxford/Cambridge? Or does anywhere else do this?
I don't know anything about this, but it reads like "I got a BA and then I paid to upgrade it to an MA without doing any work". Is that what is meant? Is this common?
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 10561

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

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:08 pm
You should jack
rude
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one

Goodness me I posted this weeks ago and thought it was another turkey. I mean, it was a shit idea but people ran with it so you saved face. It's not a shit idea, it just tends to be a bit played out as most people will have seen this kind of thing somewhere before. Any non-Countdown suggestions sho...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2490

Apterous World Cup 2018: Announcement

It's later than the real World Cup this time, but this is still fucking happening! 32 players. Obviously. One per team in the real thing. However, the tournament is most definitely open to all - we'll just run a qualifying round as before to whittle down to 32. Last time we had 48 entrants, of whic...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Left handed apterites
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Re: Left handed apterites

This just made me think of "One-handed apterous".
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Inquisitive media
Replies: 1
Views: 885

Re: Inquisitive media

Thanks Jen!
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one

fuck i thought that was only a book.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 502
Views: 64785

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

we have a vicar friend and my only-lightly-informed opinion would proffer: - more sermons and services than you'd expect - community work, varied levels of involvement from "attending" to "actively hosting" - a surprising amount of meetings, both at Vicar of Dibley-style parish level and also with r...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3805

Re: World Cup 2018

difficult butt to crack
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3805

Re: World Cup 2018

I'm having a great time.