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by JimBentley
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

OK, as per the other thread, it's the all-new Deathwatch 2017 Unlimited! Turns out I had missed a couple of deaths from last year, oddly enough both picked by Sean D. (Gord Downie and Jalal Talabani) - sorry Sean. Current standings: 1. Mark Deeks - 263 points - 4 hits 2. Sean D - 256 points - 4 hits...
by JimBentley
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Oscars 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 392

Re: Oscars 2018

Looking at this year's odds, it's pretty prohibitive in all the major categories due to there being an overwhelming favourite in almost all of them. Best Actor: Gary Oldman is 1/33, everyone else pretty much whatever price you want; Best Actress: Frances McDormand is 1/16, with Saoirse Ronan the onl...
by JimBentley
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2371

Re: Deathwatch 2018

So no rollover then ? Sure, I can continue the 2017 version without a cutoff. Until everyone's choices have died, or until I've died, whichever comes first. I'll have to check to see if I've missed any deaths from these first couple of months, though (don't think I have but you never know). I'll po...
by JimBentley
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2371

Re: Deathwatch 2018

Marc Meakin wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:51 pm
Who picked Billy Graham then ?
Sean D. had him last year. "One year out!" as Ken Bruce would say.
by JimBentley
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Oscars 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 392

Re: Oscars 2018

My tip for the best film Oscar is the Shape of Water, a truly stunning film. I'm guessing you've already heard about the allegations of plagiarism that have been levelled against "The Shape Of Water", Marc? What do you think? http://hollywoodnerd.com/did-the-shape-of-water-plagiarize-the-paul-zinde...
by JimBentley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 529
Views: 73474

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I wish I could remember my dreams in detail, but I never do. It's frustrating because often I'll wake up after a really exciting dream and remember bits of it in great detail, but a couple of seconds later, it's gone. I might remember the gist of it, like certain concepts that were involved, but as ...
by JimBentley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 122
Views: 12006

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Re. my last insanely long message, it was indeed the original Ted that I was thinking of, as I watched Ted 2 last night and it was nowhere near as good. There's no way I'd have been affected emotionally by that in any way, no matter how many drugs I'd taken. It was far too obvious in its attempts to...
by JimBentley
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cooking
Replies: 47
Views: 2128

Re: Cooking

I don't really like following recipes, I just can't be bothered with all that faff. I might read a recipe to get the basic gist of it, if it's something I've never made before, but that's about as far as it goes. Sometimes it's fun to try new things but to be honest, I tend to fall back on stuff tha...
by JimBentley
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 122
Views: 12006

Re: What films have you watched lately?

I really enjoyed this. New thread, drugs you've been taking lately? Why, thank-you! To be honest though, I'm not sure such a thread would be such a good idea. It's OK for old farts like me to go on about such stuff, because I don't really care who knows, but I'm not sure that this sort of "full dis...
by JimBentley
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 122
Views: 12006

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Watched "Ted" earlier on Channel 4 (actually Channel 4+1, I got in too late to catch the start on normal C4). Now, I've seen it before and remember enjoying it a lot (of which more later), but I was never sure how much of that was because it was any good, or funny, or whatever. I'm pretty sure I mai...
by JimBentley
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Probably won't interest many but....
Replies: 8
Views: 1080

Re: Probably won't interest many but....

The best song won this evening..... I agree, although I'm a bit biased as I stuck a few quid on SuRie as soon as I saw how her odds were plummeting. I've never seen anything quite like it betting-wise. The heavy favourite before anyone sang (Asanda) went from 1/2 to 8/11 to evens while she was sing...
by JimBentley
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 122
Views: 12006

Re: What films have you watched lately?

I know it's a few years old now, but I saw What We Do In The Shadows a few weeks ago and it was joyous. One of the funniest films I've ever seen, everything about it is pitch-perfect.
by JimBentley
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Former series champion slates the show in today's Guardian
Replies: 22
Views: 2231

Re: Former series champion slates the show in today's Guardian

Also, while we're talking about Carol, have I posted this before? If I haven't, that's pretty remiss of me. http://www.fahnn.co.uk/images/Carol.jpg I don't think this was one of her commercial opportunities, I think they just used her picture without consent, which makes it funnier. Oh, and don't tr...
by JimBentley
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 151
Views: 12949

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

This doesn't really fit here, but doesn't exactly deserve a new topic ("possibly not obvious things you've just found out"). I've always detested the smell of melted cheese, especially melted Parmesan cheese. I thought it smelled like vomit and would only eat it under duress. It was pretty much the ...
by JimBentley
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Former series champion slates the show in today's Guardian
Replies: 22
Views: 2231

Re: Former series champion slates the show in today's Guardian

It's so genuinely weird to read stuff about Countdown that's written by people who grew up with Vorderman. In the few episodes I've seen with her in, she is *absolutely unbearable*, yet there's a whole generation that sees her as a presenting icon. Crazy. I am somebody who grew up with Carol and pa...
by JimBentley
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: When is it too early to celebrate Christmas?
Replies: 18
Views: 1359

Re: When is it too early to celebrate Christmas?

Or the last week in September if you work in retail When I first started working in wholesale (1999), it wasn't unusual to start ordering Xmas stuff in June or July, as it took about 8-10 weeks for containers of Xmas-related tat to arrive from the Far East. This would bring them into the country fo...
by JimBentley
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

No-one's mentioned the Young brothers? It is a bit of a coincidence them dying within a month of one another but it's not a connection I'd expect most people to make. Malcolm I would perhaps expected to have got a comment on here, what with AC/DC and that, but George? Not so much. I knew who he was...
by JimBentley
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 246
Views: 19874

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Apparently it's at least partly based on which robots are ready when. Which is why some episodes end up more heavily loaded with top robots, as they actually know what they're doing. Wouldn't that only make sense if the loaded heat was the first of the series? Also, I got the feeling that they were...
by JimBentley
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:12 pm
Charles Manson and Jana Novotna.
I was amazed nobody had Manson, I could have sworn someone did. But they didn't.

Anyway, we're entering the Zone of Death (aka December) soon and I'm expecting movement on the leaderboard. This thing is not yet over.
by JimBentley
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 394
Views: 33897

Re: Politics in General

And it's a shame that Jeremy Corbyn has decided to react in the same way as all the other sheep. Couldn't agree more, it was disappointing. I kind of understand why though, this gets it out of the way quicker than him having to then do a bunch of follow-ups explaining why, which would then all be e...
by JimBentley
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

And now Hugh Hefner; standings @ 28/09/17:

1. Mark Deeks: 263
2. Jim Bentley: 203
3. James Laverty: 159
4. Thomas Carey: 109
5. Andy McGurn: 80
6. Marc Meakin: 56
7. Ben Wilson: 53
8. Euan Slatter: 28
by JimBentley
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

James Laverty wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:29 pm
Jake Lamotta died today. Another one for Deeks....
He's running away with it!

@ 21/09/17:

1. Mark Deeks: 263
2. James Laverty: 159
3. Jim Bentley: 135
4. Andy McGurn: 80
5. Marc Meakin: 56
6. Thomas Carey: 55
7. Euan Slatter: 28
8. Ben Wilson: 24
by JimBentley
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 151
Views: 12949

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! I never used to be able to click my fingers until I figured this out. Nowadays of course, my finger-snaps are much sought-after by all the top popu...
by JimBentley
Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Sorry for the delay, only just got around to updating this. With the death of Brucey, some movement has occurred on the leaderboard: 1. Mark Deeks: 213 2. James Laverty: 159 3. Jim Bentley: 135 4. Andy McGurn: 80 5. Marc Meakin: 56 6. Thomas Carey: 55 7. Euan Slatter: 28 8. Ben Wilson: 24 It's hotti...
by JimBentley
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ways to improve your Countdowning skills...
Replies: 18
Views: 4168

Re: Best ways to improve your Countdowning skills...

I don't mean to state the obvious but the strategy has already been formulated: TLDR: practise. WJS (What Jono Said) is the market leader in this area. This strategy has highly customisable performance metrics in all measured capacities and is thought to be the most useful generalised approach. Hist...
by JimBentley
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Genuinely sad that Chester from Linkin Park has died Blimey Marc, you're full of surprises! Never had you down as a Linkin Park fan. Random music fact: they wanted to be called Lincoln Park, but www.lincolnpark.com was taken, so they changed it to Linkin Park. I can't pretend that I ever liked his ...
by JimBentley
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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by JimBentley
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: TENNIS
Replies: 77
Views: 7379

Re: TENNIS

I think Federer's two grand slam titles this year make his claim for greatest ever stronger than it was before. As I alluded to before, Nadal had generally had the better of him in grand slam finals, so winning the Australian Open against Nadal definitely makes a difference. And Nadal is still play...
by JimBentley
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?
Replies: 74
Views: 3776

Re: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?

Then we have good old Carl Williams, who narrowly lost to Graeme Cole in the final. I don't know if this is just me misremembering things, but I have this recollection of Carl Williams actually being on apterous shortly after those finals were broadcast. He didn't play any games as far as I know bu...
by JimBentley
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?
Replies: 74
Views: 3776

Re: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?

Then we have good old Carl Williams, who narrowly lost to Graeme Cole in the final. I don't know if this is just me misremembering things, but I have this recollection of Carl Williams actually being on apterous shortly after those finals were broadcast. He didn't play any games as far as I know bu...
by JimBentley
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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I'm not going to hog everything, promise.
by JimBentley
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Well, since this thread looks like it may have run its course This is a marathon, not a sprint. Too right. And it needs to continue for at least a few more years so that you can point out that the image that I posted for "5234" was the same one that I posted for "963" five years previously, because...
by JimBentley
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Nah, there's no reason this thread can't continue forever.

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by JimBentley
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 182
Views: 11912

Re: EU Referendum

Interesting statistic . 13.5% of Brexiters have changed their mind Do you have a source for this though? I saw a poll on one of the political shows this morning (Peston, I think) which suggested that the remain:leave percentages were currently standing at (an amazingly coincidental) 48:52, so maybe...
by JimBentley
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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by JimBentley
Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Seems I'm the only one interested in this, which surprises me a bit. Ah well.

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If nobody does the obvious 15, I think this thread can be closed.
by JimBentley
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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by JimBentley
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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by JimBentley
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

Can I do two in a row? I'll remove it if it's against the rules.

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by JimBentley
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 52
Views: 8841

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

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by JimBentley
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

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Adam West dead at 88.

Genuinely sad about this.
by JimBentley
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 7910

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

I'm actually quite cool with the outcome. It's not ideal, in that the Conservatives are still the largest party and are still in charge, but other than that pretty much everything went the way I would have wanted. I freely admit to being a Corbyn fanboy and I'm really gratified that - despite the be...
by JimBentley
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Mark Deeks wrote:
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:32 pm
Got it from http://www.c4countdown.co.uk/viewtopic. ... 60#p170417 - is that something else?
Yeah, that was a list of people Marc thought were dead but were still alive.
by JimBentley
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Three of us picked Peter Sallis, 24 for the death at age 96, but I picked him first, so a 25 point bonus there. STANDINGS AS OF RIGHT NOW: 1. Mark Deeks: 149 2. Jim Bentley: 135 3. James Laverty: 128 4. Andy McGurn: 56 5. Thomas Carey: 55 6. Euan Slatter: 28 7=. Marc Meakin: 24 7=. Ben Wilson: 24 A...
by JimBentley
Mon May 29, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Blue Peter legend, John Noakes has died he was 83 My second hit of the year, much sadder about this one though. You're on a bit of a roll now...watch out Javier Perez de Cuellar, that's all I can say! Standings @ 29/05/2017: 1. Jim Bentley: 135 2. James Laverty: 128 3. Mark Deeks: 100 4. Andy McGur...
by JimBentley
Fri May 19, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 24355

Re: Deathwatch 2017

James Laverty wrote:
Mon May 15, 2017 9:18 pm
Brady's dead....
He is indeed...

Standings @ 19/05/2017:

1. Jim Bentley: 135
2. Mark Deeks: 100
3. James Laverty: 66
4. Andy McGurn: 56
5. Thomas Carey: 55
6. Euan Slatter: 28
by JimBentley
Tue May 09, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 7910

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

I wonder if you're allocating more of the UKIP vote to the Tories that I am - that's the big variable to my mind. Also, the Tory resurgence in Scotland I think is more notable than you have. Agree with Anglesey and Bristol West though. Yes, I think you're right on all those, so I've made a few chan...
by JimBentley
Mon May 08, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 7910

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Using a bit of guesstimation based on last week's results, I've now got the Tories at about 375, Labour about 170, Lib Dems ~20, Greens 2, SNP down below 50, UKIP lol. Tory majority of around 100. About 60 seats changing hands, mostly away from Labour. Long way to go yet, but Corbyn needs to work v...
by JimBentley
Sun May 07, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 7910

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

No No Wise words there from Thomas. Anybody got any thoughts about the local/mayoral elections last week? Major shock here in the Tees Valley mayoral election, with the Conservative candidate narrowly winning (even though the local Labour-dominated councils are much-criticised, Labour candidate Sue...
by JimBentley
Fri May 05, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll
Replies: 81
Views: 7910

Re: (I Think I'm Going To) Snap General Election Poll

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 12:17 pm
Noel Mc wrote:
Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:50 pm
Paul Worsley wrote:
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:52 am


It's an Alison Krauss song. Ronan Keating hasn't got any songs.
Never heard 'Life is a Rollercoaster'? Quality tune
He didn't write it.
Yes, it was Greg whatsit out of the New Radicals, wasn't it? Which presumably explains why it sounds almost exactly like "You Get What You Give".
by JimBentley
Thu May 04, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

I'm not convinced that it pulled up other people's performances. I mean, other British 400m runners might not have had Koch or Kratochvilova to compete against, but they've still often had plenty of runners faster than them to pull them up. If you're running 51 seconds, I don't see why someone runn...
by JimBentley
Thu May 04, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

This is actually quite an interesting phenomenon in itself. To return to the women's 400m, when the likes of Marita Koch and Jarmila Kratochvilova (I know, I'm absolutely obsessed with these two in particular*) were posting their drug-assisted times in the late 1970s and early 1980s, it actually pu...
by JimBentley
Thu May 04, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

This is actually quite an interesting phenomenon in itself. To return to the women's 400m, when the likes of Marita Koch and Jarmila Kratochvilova (I know, I'm absolutely obsessed with these two in particular*) were posting their drug-assisted times in the late 1970s and early 1980s, it actually pu...
by JimBentley
Thu May 04, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

...Kathy Cook's 49.40s was set around that time because she was competing against them. It's still the British record and I don't think she was cheating. If my memory (backed up by Wikipedia) is correct, Cook's British record was 49.43. This was surpassed by Christine Ohuruogu's 49.41 at the 2013 W...
by JimBentley
Wed May 03, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Remember kids: DRUGS ARE BAD. Can I have yours then? I've run out. I'd love to help you out, but since the Psychoactive Substances Act, it's become a hell of a job getting hold of them (for research purposes only, of course). I've made a rod for my own back really; having "researched" so many in th...
by JimBentley
Wed May 03, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

By the way, I don't think there's any chance of this happening. I think it's just posturing for whatever reason. It's also just an idea that's come out of European Athletics, and not something that's originated from the IAAF, who would be the arbiters of this. Agreed, it's pretty unlikely to gain a...
by JimBentley
Wed May 03, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Wed May 03, 2017 10:08 am
But yes, I actually for once find myself in complete agreement with you.
For once? I was under the impression we agreed on quite a lot of things.
by JimBentley
Tue May 02, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

In light of this - and with the World Championships barely a month away - I think it's time to resurrect this thread. For those who just want a very quick precis: a proposal has been made that all World and European athletics records set prior to 2005 should be erased from the record books (weirdly,...
by JimBentley
Tue May 02, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 7542

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Haha as if! I was about to post something about this. In fact, I'm going to do so RIGHT NOW.
by JimBentley
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Google search keyphrases
Replies: 16
Views: 2140

Re: Google search keyphrases

So searching for these terms puts your website at the top? I would try it out, but I might get some sort of record. No, it's any sort of hit at all, but I think the search result has to be clicked through to the site to appear in the list. Possibly. I'm not really sure how it all works, to be honest.