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by Steven M. McCann
Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 168
Views: 30069

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Actually Jon, I WAS finished with this forum, but it was brought to my attention that the cowardly fuck, Vagcuntie, 9 days later, finally thought it was now safe to start calling me names!
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 168
Views: 30069

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Typical PC Bellend, calling anyone who has a different opinion to them names, there's quite a few on here.
Hurting about losing the "Baking" to C4 are you!
by Steven M. McCann
Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 168
Views: 30069

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

My original post was supposed to be lighthearted, but the complete overreaction by some on here (twisting my words to suit their own agendas) , suggests there may be more than a grain of truth in it. "Real" Top Gear is now on Amazon, Formula 1 is now shared by C4 and Sky. This forum is obviously far...
by Steven M. McCann
Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 168
Views: 30069

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

The Six Nations is now shared with ITV.
The Olympics?
Swimming.... yawn,Rowing.....yawn,Cycling.....yawn,Women's Hockey.... yawn,Men's Diving.....yawn,Gymnastics..... yawn,Sailing....yawn,.....etc etc etc.
Especially for you Marc, EASTENDERS... YAWN,YAWN,YAWN!
by Steven M. McCann
Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 168
Views: 30069

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Apart from Match Of The Day, the BBC offers virtually nothing of interest to the average straight bloke.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Bank Holiday Monday August 29th 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Re: Spoilers For Bank Holiday Monday August 29th 2016

Today's total mismatch wasn't exactly a treat for Bank Holiday viewers, they should have put the Racing from Epsom on instead!
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thusday August 25th 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2039

Re: Spoilers for Thusday August 25th 2016

I was convinced Martin's "Nine" was DENIALING, fine in Touchy Words, probably illegal everywhere else.
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday August 24th 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 785

Spoilers for Wednesday August 24th 2016

This game looks like it's going down to the wire.
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

Jim, it was Bob Paisley that turned Liverpool into the dominant force in English and European football, they certainly weren't before he took over, only 1 League Title, 1 FA Cup and 1 UEFA Cup in the previous 8 seasons more than backs this up. I accept most of Kenny Dalglish's greatest achievements ...
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

Bob Paisley and Kenny Dalglish two of Britain's greatest ever Football people, only ever got minor honours for all their magnificent achievements, while these Olympic Rowers/Cyclists/Athletes seem to get Knighthoods/Damehoods at the drop of a hat. I wouldn't be surprised if every single Olympic meda...
by Steven M. McCann
Sun Aug 21, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

Congratulations to Canada's Melissa Bishop the "REAL" Women's 800 metre champion.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

What exactly does a Team GB cyclist have to do to get disqualified, last night Mark Cavendish caused a pile up in the Omnium, yet keeps his Silver, tonight Jason Kenny overtook the Derny in the Keirin (which usually means instant disqualification), yet he gets away with it and of course wins the Gol...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3154

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016

I know it's only based on two series worth of data, but a near 25% better than average chance of getting a nine in the last letters selection, is still significant.
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3154

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016

These last couple of games have just confirmed what I have believed for well over a year, that the last letters selection is very "nine friendly" for want of a better expression. It may be a self fulfilling prophecy, but I spot more "nines" in the last letters selection than any other letters select...
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3154

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 15th 2016

The last letters selection seems to be producing more and more "nines", coincidence or deliberate?
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

Were the Rio Tennis Officials on Andy Murray to win Gold? nearly every time he was in trouble he would get a shocking call in his favour, throughout the Tournament.
Reminiscent of the sort of treatment visiting teams at Old Trafford used to get, in the Ferguson era.
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 37
Views: 2424

Re: Olympics

A quick preview of tomorrow's tabloid Olympic Headlines "Two of Tom Daley's fellow Team GB Divers strike Gold!"
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 10 August 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 10 August 2016

Has Countdown finally found it's own Eddie the Eagle/Eric the Eel?
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 8 August 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Re: Spoilers for Monday 8 August 2016

I have just watched this episode, UNBILLED? in RD2 and OUTPLANS? in the OUTSPAN round as possible beaters.
The Gyles Brandreth world record story, imagine listening to him speaking nonstop for for over 12 hours!
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 1st 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 981

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 1st 2016

I noticed when David James was telling his 1996 FA Cup Final story, he didn't mention that it was his howler that cost Liverpool the match!
by Steven M. McCann
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

The less said about yesterday the better.
The horses I will be stopping today.......
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD DAY 4
2-35. FORGE 6/1 E-W
3-10. FRANKLIN D. 9/4. WIN
4-20. TOP SCORE. 10/3. WIN
4-55. MISS EN ROSE. 13/2. E-W
5-30. INDULGED 5/1 E-W
These are the top prices currently available
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 9-00pm C5 Celebrity Big Brother.
Replies: 35
Views: 2169

Re: 9-00pm C5 Celebrity Big Brother.

Sir Cliff Richard, Nigel Farage, Roy Hodgson, Maria Sharapova,Diana Ross,Lindsay Lohan, Michael Gove, Tom Jones, Billy Idol, Frank Skinner, Michael Stipe, Bobby Brown etc etc etc..... are any of them actually going in? or have the tabloid's been telling "porkies" again!
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

At Jim's request! here's today's tips.
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD DAY 3.
2-00 RED RANNAGH 16/1 E-W
2-35 INTELLIGENCE CROSS 5/2 WIN
3-10 SWORD FIGHTER 5/1 E-W
3-45 YARROW 4/1 E-W
4-20 RHODODENDRON 6/5 WIN
4+55 DEVILISH GUEST 7/1 E-W
5-30 LATHOM 6/1 E-W
these are the top prices currently available.
Good Luck!.
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

I had to skip the horses today, Jim.(Long Story)
Hopefully normal service will be resumed tomorrow.
By the way BELEAVE in the last yesterday was a NR.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

Time to get those EURO 2016 losses back! GLORIOUS GOODWOOD DAY 1. 2-00 MUTAMAKKIN. 8/1 2-35 THUNDER SNOW 8/1 3-10. BUCKSTAY 14/1 3-45. A SOLDIER'S LIFE. 9/1 4-20. BOOM THE GROOM 6/1 4-55. BEST SOLUTION 7/1 5-30 BELEAVE. 8/1. THESE ARE THE CURRENT TOP PRICES AVAILABLE DO THEM EACH-WAY....... GOOD LUCK!
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Todays Episode of BBC'S Flog It.
Replies: 1
Views: 573

Todays Episode of BBC'S Flog It.

A guy came on with his Tibetan collection, the Expert told him to expect between £700-£1,000 for this particular figurine, ......... it went for £38,000! The Expert was a bit bolder in her forecast for the guy's star piece, another Tibetan figurine, she reckoned £12,000-£13,000, again she was a litt...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 12th 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1427

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday July 12th 2016

To answer your question, Gavin, when I picked up the receiver, a voice said "It's a long distance from Melbourne" I said "it sure is" and put the receiver down.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 12th 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1427

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday July 12th 2016

Sorry Peter, I was in the middle of starting today's Spoilers thread, when the phone rang and I didn't notice you already started one in the meantime.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 12th 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1427

Spoilers for Tuesday July 12th 2016 (Series 75 Prelim 10)

Stephen certainly pulled it out of the fire.
by Steven M. McCann
Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: EURO 2016

No doubt other Bookies will be offering better odds than Paddy Power,Jim, but with them, I have had £30 @ 7/2 Payet to score at anytime, £20 France to score a penalty @ 17/2 (will probably get one and miss it!) £20 on Portugal to get a Red Card @ 13/2. The 11/10 France to win in 90 minutes didn't re...
by Steven M. McCann
Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: EURO 2016

I see an English Referee Mark Clattenburg (rather than a GERMAN!) has been given the task of ensuring FRANCE lift the trophy on Sunday. The same Mark Clattenburg that ensured MAN. UTD lifted the FA Cup by twice refusing to play the advantage rule, when CRYSTAL PALACE were clean through on goal. Some...
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: EURO 2016

Well done UEFA, the ITALIAN Referee (less than a week after GERMANY put out his fellow countrymen) chosen to guide FRANCE through to the final, didn't let you down. The penalty for the opening goal was absolutely ridiculous and would never have been given against the French. The Germans barely got a...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th July 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 900

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th July 2016

Andrew has certainly improved these last couple of games (compared to last week) if he was an athlete, I think there would be one or two raised eyebrows, questioning where this improvement has come from!
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28 June 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 2)
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

Re: Wiki Recapper Possibly Needed. Spoilers for 28 June 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 2)

When Jon Culshaw is doing an impression, most of the, time I haven't a clue who he's supposed to be "doing" until he "helpfully" tells us. I have to admit, after I heard Stephen was a sort of Scrabble hustler, hopping between counties in search of a game, I expected him to be a far better player tha...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: EURO 2016

Well done UEFA, thanks to the crazy format, we've now got GERMANY, FRANCE, SPAIN, ITALY & ENGLAND plus the possibility of BELGIUM or PORTUGAL or both joining them in one half of the draw and a bunch of teams that have absolutely no chance of winning it, in the other half!
by Steven M. McCann
Tue Jun 21, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 182
Views: 18967

Re: EU Referendum

I see David Beckham has come out.........for the Remain side! Would it be cynical of me to think it will be Sir David in the very near future?
by Steven M. McCann
Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: EURO 2016

I have watched all the games bar Switzerland v Albania (a "Classic" apparently) and at least 1 if not both teams has put in a "rubbish" performance in nearly every match. Some examples...........BELGIUM against ITALY, AUSTRIA against HUNGARY, N. IRELAND against POLAND, FRANCE against ALBANIA, WALES ...
by Steven M. McCann
Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EURO 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

EURO 2016

Too many rubbish teams at this tournament, hopefully UEFA will see sense and get it back to 16 teams.
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

At last! the Racing Post Euro 2016 Tournament Betting Guide issue (£2-30p) is out today, anyone planning on having a few interest bets would be well advised to get a copy.
by Steven M. McCann
Tue May 24, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.
Replies: 11
Views: 1817

Re: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.

Howard Webb hates Liverpool more than he loves Man Utd, so I wouldn't pay too much heed to what he says. Two of the ITV pundits (with no Liverpool connection) that were convinced Liverpool had been robbed, were Lee Dixon & Glenn Hoddle. Michael Owen is trying to curry favour with Liverpool fans afte...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue May 24, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.
Replies: 11
Views: 1817

Re: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.

Sakho being daft enough to take a proscribed fat burner hardly makes him Lance Armstrong. Toure being able to catch the slow Kevin Gameiro doesn't prove anything either. ITV in their highlights show after the match, analysed the penalty incidents in great detail and all of their pundits were adamant...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue May 24, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.
Replies: 11
Views: 1817

Re: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.

Jon, the Ref denied Liverpool two blatant penalties plus another that was a bit more difficult to spot. Blatant penalty No.1 was when the Sevilla defender managed to both foul Firmino and handle it in the same movement and got away with both offences!. Blatant penalty No.2 was when the Sevilla defen...
by Steven M. McCann
Thu May 19, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.
Replies: 11
Views: 1817

Re: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.

Sevilla would win the Champions League if last nights Ref and his assistants took charge of all their games!
by Steven M. McCann
Wed May 18, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.
Replies: 11
Views: 1817

7-45pm BT Showcase Freeview 59. Liverpool v Sevilla.

BT aren't exactly shouting it from the rooftops that the Europa League Final will be broadcast live and free for everybody, on their Showcase channel this evening, so I thought I would give them a hand!
by Steven M. McCann
Mon May 16, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2016

How completely out of touch with the public are these juries? The Juries had AUSTRALIA winning by a country mile, they weren't even in the first 3 with the public vote. They gave POLAND 7 points out of a possible 492, the public vote had them 3rd with 222 points. Also the Juries bias against RUSSIA ...
by Steven M. McCann
Sat May 14, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2016

The almighty plunge on AUSTRALIA (5/2 from 24/1) after the Semi-Finals, suggests "show insiders" know something. The Russian plagiarists (they've pinched the video gimmock from last year's winner! ) will still be a tough nut to crack, 10/11 is the current best price available for RUSSIA. My own pers...
by Steven M. McCann
Tue May 10, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2016

The first Semi-Final is on BBC 4 now, for anyone that's interested.
by Steven M. McCann
Mon May 09, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 9th 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 9th 2016

How on earth did Susie miss SAVAGES!
by Steven M. McCann
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

GRAND NATIONAL DAY. The favourite and last years winner MANY CLOUDS could go close again but is no value at the current top price of 9/1. I have picked out five that I think are still decent prices. MORNING ASSEMBLY 25/1 SHUTTHEFRONTDOOR 16/1 GALLANT OSCAR. 20/1 SIR DES CHAMPS. 28/1 BUYWISE. 50/1 Th...
by Steven M. McCann
Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 4th 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 4th 2016

BRAWNIER as an alternative in the AIRBORNE round.
That's four ball's ups Steve's committed and we still have five rounds left.
by Steven M. McCann
Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 1st April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1598

Re: Spoilers for Friday 1st April 2016

RE: Susie's April Fool's Joke. Surely a few pretend "new words" slipped in throughout the programme (complete with made up definitions) would have been far more amusing,could have had people throughout the land reaching for their dictionaries or googling to look up say SHORTLINE from the first lette...
by Steven M. McCann
Fri Apr 01, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 4590

Re: Let's gamble

Until they play their FA CUP Semi-Finals on the weekend of April 23/24,I believe WATFORD, EVERTON & CRYSTAL PALACE should be opposed, betting wise. None of them are going to qualify for Europe via the league or get relegated for that matter. So basically, the FA CUP Semi-Finals is the one game none ...
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday March 31st 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 44)
Replies: 9
Views: 1526

Re: Spoilers for Thursday March 31st 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 44)

Pip will be kicking himself, Sean was awful today (by his own standards) and Pip has let him off the hook.
It's a shame Sean didn't play like this against Heather or Priya!
by Steven M. McCann
Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 19334

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

I know it's all a matter of opinion, but surely Sir Terry Wogan has been the biggest UK celebrity death of the year...........so far!
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 30th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 43)
Replies: 14
Views: 2425

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 30th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 43)

So Susie is now allowing offside goals? MINORISED is NOT in the Oxford Dictionary.
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March
Replies: 15
Views: 2009

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March

Thanks Johnny, I will have to look out for that.
by Steven M. McCann
Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March
Replies: 15
Views: 2009

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March

The one thing that "smug players" do?
Is it making the "loser sign" to unsettle their opponents?
Or maybe, the finger across the throat?