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by Mark James
Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:21 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 67520

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Bradley Cates take note. That's how you write a comedy blog.
by Mark James
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Yeah, it's an old one. "c4countdown.co.uk" is no good, always make sure you have "www." prefixed at the front, the www version works fine for saving login details. If you're like me and you start by typing "c4" into your browser and pressing down to pick from your history, you have to watch out you...
by Mark James
Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 101
Views: 18842

Re: Countdowners in the news

I now wish to live as a normal and respectable person again
Again?
by Mark James
Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: ITV1 7-30pm TONIGHT ......EBOLA-ARE WE PREPARED?
Replies: 8
Views: 1092

Re: ITV1 7-30pm TONIGHT ......EBOLA-ARE WE PREPARED?

The whole show is fixed.
by Mark James
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

http://www.elisabethsjoli.com/ This post was one of those "accidentally read from the bottom up" joys. When I saw nothing but a URL and noticed the domain was just a woman's name, I thought this was your excellently succinct way of asking "would you?". Make of this what you will, but my absolutely ...
by Mark James
Sat Oct 04, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Sweet. Cheers. I can't believe I never recognised her from all the other stuff she's done.
by Mark James
Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Without wanting to seem like a mad stalker, how would I find out who the girl in the Divine Comedy's video for the song "Bad Ambassador" is? Google isn't helping.
by Mark James
Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Two Tribes
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Two Tribes

Wasn't sure if anyone else mentioned this show. I liked it. The whole splitting people in to the tribes was kind of inconsequential (although it does create a bit of conversation between anyone who might be watching. I know I would prefeer starters to puddings (incidentally I hate that British peopl...
by Mark James
Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Numbers Game Suggestion
Replies: 10
Views: 1585

Re: Countdown Numbers Game Suggestion

I'd rather see the 4 large be mixed in with the small numbers and the contestants don't get to pick anything. Six random numbers and a random target. Probably lessesns the chance of 4 large too much and increases the chance of 6 small though. Maybe include more than one tile of each large number? Th...
by Mark James
Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: THE MILLION POUND DROP
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: THE MILLION POUND DROP

Mark, my point is, you would be more inclined to say female rather than male, as the answer to the question, If you KNEW for a fact, a group with 4 females in it, had won it. I'm not assuming everyone knows who won X Factor, but I'm assuming most of the ones who knew Little Mix had won it, would ha...
by Mark James
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: THE MILLION POUND DROP
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: THE MILLION POUND DROP

Steven M. McCann wrote:In fact, as a test, ask your family and friends the FA Cup question!
Just asked my dad, he loves football and in fact was a football manager for years and he answered Newcastle.
by Mark James
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: THE MILLION POUND DROP
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: THE MILLION POUND DROP

That was my point, Ryan, about the question been "loaded", I'm sure most people would have said female, knowing there were 4 in Little Mix! This is your problem Steven. You assume everyone will know who the fuck won X Factor. I'm pretty good at quizzes, I usually finish in the top three in every pu...
by Mark James
Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 394
Views: 32591

Re: Politics in General

Surprised there's been little mention of the Scottish Independance referendum. I'm interested to know what peoples thoughts are here. I don't know too much about it but from what I have seen I think a yes vote would be a bad idea. I'm willing to be convinced otherwise though.
by Mark James
Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 509
Views: 38676

Re: People you shouldn't trust

The thing that annoys me about the ice bucket challenge is the whole "you have 24 hours" thing. What's supposed to happen if I don't do it? I wouldn't mind doing it, the cold doesn't bother me, I have cold showers all the time, but I'm less likely to do something if it involves some sort of vague th...
by Mark James
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Only Connect Series 10
Replies: 21
Views: 3574

Re: Only Connect Series 10

The QI elves have a team this year. I'll be keeping an eye out for them.
by Mark James
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Wasn't sure where to put this question so I stuck it here but does anyone know why recently I'm having to log in all the time despite choosing the always log me on option when I do log in?
by Mark James
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 462
Views: 38546

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

I was trying out some googlewhacks the other night and tried squinancywort gharanas and got 1 result however it didn't actually lead me to a page but some kind of soundcloud downloadable thing which I couldn't get to work in any way. I was wondering if it counted as an actual googlewhack?
by Mark James
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 136
Views: 11640

Re: You Are The Ref

What happens in this situation. Numbers round 75 7 10 1 6 9 - 729 Player 1 declares they have it and says the following.... 75+6+81 81x9 = 719 719+10 = 729 Rachel says, no, 81x9 = 729. Do they get the points? The way you declare numbers would save him. When the contestant says 81x9 Rachel would imm...
by Mark James
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 516
Views: 70363

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a dream I was watching an episode of House and Neil Zussman was working for House and he had to prepare a presentation. I was trying to figure out which episode it was that he left the show and why House had sacked him.
by Mark James
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: THE MILLION POUND DROP
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: THE MILLION POUND DROP

You seem to be the only person who watches these shit shows and then you complain about them. If they annoy you so much how about just not watching them?
by Mark James
Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Maybe they'll update it but I should be first. Says I lost by three points but Khedira didn't play and should have been automatically substituted with Vlaar who scored six.
by Mark James
Sat Jul 05, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

I was so loving this world cup so far but tonight has ruined it. If Brazil win the whole thing I'll probably be physically sick. Horrible team with terrible players.
by Mark James
Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner
Replies: 428
Views: 44644

Re: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner

Every so often my windows desktop screen goes a bit nuts (it's windows 8). Instead of the background picture I have set up the screen turns black and often I'm unable to click on any windows that are active. I was playing a game on apterous the other night but the game screen disappeared and I could...
by Mark James
Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: £27,000 for getting beat...........
Replies: 21
Views: 1763

Re: £27,000 for getting beat...........

Rate the Swedish league, do you Callum? The quality of the league in a sense is irrelevant since all the teams are of a similar quality. The EPL is probably an easier league to win if you happen to be managing one of the top teams with an endless bank account. People praise Guardiola but I could pr...
by Mark James
Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

Fred Mumford wrote:
Ian Volante wrote:Excellent, first time for quite a while if I remember right too.
Yes, we were last unofficial champs during Euro 2000 - another tournament where we didn't do quite so well officially.
Yis were great in 1994 too, although why you changed your name to Ireland is anybody's guess.
by Mark James
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Why did I put Lichtsteiner in my team? I'd have been better off leaving in the Mexican who wasn't even playing this round.
by Mark James
Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Andy Platt wrote:League table seems to be constantly broken. Anyone (Mark H?) on more than 37 pts?
I have 40 points.
by Mark James
Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Next letter in sequence
Replies: 55
Views: 5380

Re: Next letter in sequence

Q Q S N D N J G F H W K M I ? Hint: This sequence is associated with the person I've been trying to add to Apterous Dictionary Corner for over a year. The hint made it very obvious for me. It's M for Made in Heaven. Although the sequence should have been Q Q S A A N J T F H T A T I. The words A and...
by Mark James
Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

2014-06-12 17:05:08 Mark James says: i think englands group ill see all four teams with 4 points 2014-06-12 17:05:22 Andy Platt says: nah, costa rica are useless 2014-06-12 17:05:24 Time's up and Barry Bridger was the only person to get it, solving it in 20.2 seconds and receiving 12 bonus points. T...
by Mark James
Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

2014-06-12 17:05:08 Mark James says: i think englands group ill see all four teams with 4 points 2014-06-12 17:05:22 Andy Platt says: nah, costa rica are useless 2014-06-12 17:05:24 Time's up and Barry Bridger was the only person to get it, solving it in 20.2 seconds and receiving 12 bonus points. T...
by Mark James
Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:50 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 509
Views: 38676

Re: People you shouldn't trust

JimBentley wrote: See also "You know your problem -"
I hate when people say, "You know what you're problem is".

As If I've only the one.
by Mark James
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Eoin Monaghan wrote:
Mark James wrote:On the McDonalds' site it says, thanks for registering, come back on June 8th to start selecting your team. It is June 8th and I can't select a team. Anyone know what's going on?
Any further luck? I have my team picked.
Never tried again. I'll stick with the mirror one.
by Mark James
Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Sean Fletcher wrote:Is this open to everyone?
Yeah, Here's the code 1387410-13839.
by Mark James
Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

I'm reliably informed that the Maccy D's one is a bit shit this year (100m for 23 players?!). Are people that bothered about playing the McDonald's fantasy football or would people prefer to do the Sun/Mirror ones? For those who don't check Apterous: Robin McKay's already set up a league on the Mir...
by Mark James
Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

On the McDonalds' site it says, thanks for registering, come back on June 8th to start selecting your team. It is June 8th and I can't select a team. Anyone know what's going on?
by Mark James
Sat May 31, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 509
Views: 38676

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Zarte Siempre wrote: I'm perfectly trustworthy. I'm a consistent level of arsehole.
Love this response.
by Mark James
Mon May 26, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 23158

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Anyone fancy doing a World Cup fantasy football league? I was looking around and found a few places doing one so I didn't know which one people would be keen on. The McDonalds one seems to be the official FIFA one. Any suggestions on which one to go for?
by Mark James
Sat May 24, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 509
Views: 38676

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who go to pubs but don't drink. Would you go to brothel to read a book? And I include designated drivers. In fact any group that has a designated driver. Just get a bloody taxi you cheap pricks.
by Mark James
Mon May 19, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 6648

Re: The best films of all-time?

10-00pm ITV 2 Tonight..... Yet another chance to see the most overrated film in Movie history! I am of course talking about.....The Shawshank Redemption! Nah, that's a great film. I would urge anyone who's not seen it to watch it if they can. I agree with Jim. I thought it was great. My only critic...
by Mark James
Fri May 16, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

Cheers. Good read that.
by Mark James
Fri May 16, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2014 FIFA World Cup
Replies: 62
Views: 5383

Re: 2014 FIFA World Cup

Really would have picked Stockdale in place of Forster I know he plays in an inferior league but Forster is actually the best keeper England have and should start. I'd have left Foster out myself. For another outfield player. I've never understood bringing three goalies. I think its over cautious. ...
by Mark James
Thu May 08, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 6648

Re: The best films of all-time?

Combined with the fact that you don't have a top 'X' or even a helpful opinion means you pretty much may as well have stayed away from the thread and kept your dullard opinions to yourself, yeah? I also have a bottom list of 2 which includes Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2. I think Dave wants to know the o...
by Mark James
Thu May 08, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 6648

Re: The best films of all-time?

Combined with the fact that you don't have a top 'X' or even a helpful opinion means you pretty much may as well have stayed away from the thread and kept your dullard opinions to yourself, yeah? I do have a top 'X'. I have a top list of 1 which includes Die Hard. I also have a bottom list of 2 whi...
by Mark James
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Deal Or No Deal "Red Light" indicators?
Replies: 45
Views: 6612

Re: The Deal Or No Deal "Red Light" indicators?

Steven M. McCann wrote:Yesterdays game (April 27th) had to be seen to be believed,
the player had 1,000 & 100,000 left in his last two boxes, gets offered 30,000 and still manages to go home with NOTHING!
I didn't see it but I still believe you. What I can't believe is that people still watch this show.
by Mark James
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 6648

Re: The best films of all-time?

Dave Preece wrote: You don't rate KB Vol. 2 as high as 1???
I rate them the same. They were both shite.
by Mark James
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 67520

Re: The C4C Football Thread

One of the best nights of my life. Check this out. He's only gone and done it again. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s5gxdzZOCE I love that he plays for my team in my league but this kid deserves to be playing at the highest level. The technique and the audacity to even try it is amazing. If it wa...
by Mark James
Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 101087

Re: Ask Graeme?

I beat Abdi and we both got two nines.
by Mark James
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 101087

Re: Ask Graeme?

What evidence is there (if any) to suggest that having the letters pick gives you an advantage for the round? It did for me in one round in the match I played. The first 8 letters I picked were U I A F D S O G. I realised that if an E came up I would have the word GAUDIES. I asked for a vowel in th...
by Mark James
Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless (In General)
Replies: 20
Views: 3567

Re: Pointless (In General)

Best final round ever. Shame your man blanked it. I knew every possible answer for Zep 4 and Appetite for Destruction and most of Nevermind.
by Mark James
Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown Prize Money?
Replies: 12
Views: 1255

Re: Countdown Prize Money?

Isn't Deal or no Deal paid for by the phone line you have ring to become a contestant (apparently the phone line for Who Wants to be a Millionaire paid for an entire series payout by the amount of calls needed to fill one episode, everything else was pure profit).
by Mark James
Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (Men) sitting down for a wee
Replies: 89
Views: 4858

Re: (Men) sitting down for a wee

Maybe I should put this in the coincidences thread but I'm at a friend's in the Netherlands and I've just gone upstairs for a piss because the seat on the downstairs toilet doesn't stay up. Similarly coincidental, I was given a link to this by someone on my facebook page who I'm sure is totally una...
by Mark James
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (People of all sexes) standing up instead of sitting down
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: (People of all sexes) standing up instead of sitting dow

Matt Morrison wrote:Amazing Mark. You're bringing the heat in every thread. Now I just need to know how you stand up to piss when you have your vagina on.
If I have a vagina on I'm usually lying down.
by Mark James
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (Men) sitting down for a wee
Replies: 89
Views: 4858

Re: (Men) sitting down for a wee

A-lolled in the office at Mark pissing up his nose. Mission accomplished. Sounds like you need to clean your bell-end more often if rogue pubes are a regular problem. I exaggerated the frequency of the event for comedic purposes. It might have happened maybe twice. That was Gev, not me. So it was. ...
by Mark James
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:07 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (People of all sexes) standing up instead of sitting down
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: (People of all sexes) standing up instead of sitting dow

I do a thing where I've just arrived home and I switch on the tv and instead of sitting down to watch it I stay standing up, but not only that, I also tend to have my body turned away from the tv but turn my head to watch it as if my body is ready to go do something else but my head has become enthr...
by Mark James
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (Men) sitting down for a wee
Replies: 89
Views: 4858

Re: (Men) sitting down for a wee

There's so much from everyone here that I agree with, even people who are disagreeing with each other, and I can't be bothered to quote everything so here' my two cents. The plumbers installed my toilet wrong so the toilet is too close to cistern and the seat won't stay upright. It means I tend to h...
by Mark James
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 516
Views: 70363

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a dream last night Jon O'Neill was showing me his DJ skills on a turntable. He didn't do anything though except play Undone-The Sweater Song by Weezer.
by Mark James
Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Link Dump
Replies: 327
Views: 35831

Re: C4C Link Dump

Go on youtube, start watching a video, make sure your not clicked in to the search bar and type 1980. Something cools happens.
by Mark James
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (S2 P4)
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: Spoilers for 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (S2 P4)

I'm sick of the guests in dictionary corner doing "comedy" songs and poems.