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by Ian Volante
Wed Mar 09, 2022 8:31 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Sports you would like to see.
Replies: 13
Views: 1436

Re: Sports you would like to see.

Gavin Chipper wrote: Tue Mar 08, 2022 9:49 pm Tennis but with cricket balls and bats. And to serve you bowl the ball. After that you play like tennis.
Inverse vigoro then. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vigoro
by Ian Volante
Tue Mar 08, 2022 12:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 196
Views: 37298

Re: Cricket

This article (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/rules_and_equipment/4404874.stm) is a reasonable summary. I think it assumes knowledge that the layman wouldn't have. My understanding was that you were supposed to have a straight arm when bowling, which I would take to mean the same thing as a...
by Ian Volante
Mon Mar 07, 2022 1:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 196
Views: 37298

Re: Cricket

It's still legitimate to discuss how much of an advantage they think it gave him. If someone asked if height gave an advantage in basketball, you wouldn't say "Well it's legal to be tall." I suppose you could say that all disparity in sporting ability or style is ultimately physiological ...
by Ian Volante
Fri Mar 04, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Fact or Bullshit
Replies: 27
Views: 2640

Re: Fact or Bullshit

Marc Meakin wrote: Fri Mar 04, 2022 10:45 am Does time, travel in a curve ?
If so wouldn't every event be, eventually cyclical?
It's a component of spacetime. Maybe this is a good place to start: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spacetime#Light_cone
by Ian Volante
Fri Mar 04, 2022 12:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Gavin Chipper wrote: Fri Mar 04, 2022 9:48 am Other than where there's a diving board, why do swimming pools ever need to make you out of your depth?
To facilitate heavy petting?
by Ian Volante
Fri Feb 18, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: The Monty Hall Problem
Replies: 22
Views: 7403

Re: The Monty Hall Problem

For interest: viewtopic.php?t=47
by Ian Volante
Wed Feb 16, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Sexual Predator (allegedly) Formally Known as Prince
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

Re: The Sexual Predator (allegedly) Formally Known as Prince

Marc Meakin wrote: Tue Feb 15, 2022 4:45 pm So much for her wanting her day in court
If it's not two extremely rich people against each other, this is the only likely outcome to my mind.
by Ian Volante
Wed Feb 16, 2022 12:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 784
Views: 715838

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

In an unusual fit of up-to-dateness, I watched most of 'This is Going to Hurt' the other day. Excellently dark humour, veering more often towards the dark.

A few big laughs for me, a rarity indeed.
by Ian Volante
Tue Feb 15, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Google Instant
Replies: 20
Views: 3246

Re: Google Instant

Did they just quietly get rid of this? No? This still happens for you? The main thing was not the suggestions but loading up a whole new page of results every time you press a button. But while we're at it, the suggestions are often awful. Often you'll type in a name and it will only come up with s...
by Ian Volante
Mon Feb 14, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Veganism Discussion
Replies: 117
Views: 13079

Re: Veganism Discussion

animal problems Assuming this was meant to be "animal products", it's one of my favourite malapropisms for a while. 'Plant Pioneers No Pork Pie' (for anyone interested: it was a bit dry as there was no jelly but the pastry and the protein filling were very nice). Co-op ones are far better...
by Ian Volante
Mon Feb 14, 2022 1:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Google Instant
Replies: 20
Views: 3246

Re: Google Instant

Gavin Chipper wrote: Fri Feb 11, 2022 9:10 pm Did they just quietly get rid of this?
No?
by Ian Volante
Mon Feb 14, 2022 1:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Anyone Going To Watch The Superb Owl?
Replies: 4
Views: 624

Re: Anyone Going To Watch The Superb Owl?

When American football was first on TV here I was quite interested, but the half-time show is a real killer. The game starts at 11:30, it takes them till 01:00 to get to half-time, so there's still an hour and a half to go - and everything stops. That must be bedtime for a lot of people in the UK. ...
by Ian Volante
Thu Feb 10, 2022 1:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Next Champion of Champions series
Replies: 197
Views: 32783

Re: Next Champion of Champions series

Serious question: Is Countdown not going to have a Champion of Champions anymore? Been an omnipresent question since about three CoCs ago tbh. No reason why they won't keep going with them still - I know the transition of presenters as well as COVID have used up a lot of resources recently. Don't s...
by Ian Volante
Wed Feb 09, 2022 1:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Genius things
Replies: 43
Views: 15272

Re: Genius things

Marc Meakin wrote: Wed Feb 09, 2022 12:53 pm
Callum Todd wrote: Wed Feb 09, 2022 12:41 pm Exciting news about fusion power.
I wonder if the government can tax this?
They already do tax energy supply.
by Ian Volante
Mon Feb 07, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Marc Meakin wrote: Sun Feb 06, 2022 9:54 am On a similar subject, will Queen Camilla become the Queen Mother when Charles dies?
I really doubt it, unless there's a bigger surprise waiting for us from the early 80s.
by Ian Volante
Mon Jan 31, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What books have you been reading lately?
Replies: 58
Views: 21693

Re: What books have you been reading lately?

The recent Billy Connolly autobiography is excellent fun, and gives quite a bit of insight. Been working through a selection of GK Chesterton works, which are of their time, but excellent fun. I can understand why Terry Pratchett looked up to him. I'm breaking these up by working through Lord of the...
by Ian Volante
Mon Jan 24, 2022 1:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Callum Todd wrote: Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:06 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote: Sat Jan 22, 2022 12:59 pm
Callum Todd wrote: Sat Jan 22, 2022 12:51 pm

Image

I found this guy with a bit of searching. Is this him?
Yes, it seems so. Thanks!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddy_O%27Connell

Looks like he's on Radio 4 these days
I find him quite listenable.
by Ian Volante
Wed Jan 19, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Records on the wiki
Replies: 19
Views: 6819

Re: Records on the wiki

Gavin Chipper wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:48 pm So 30 (and 200) would be "bottoms", whereas 29 would be a "top".
This place is becoming more like Grindr every day.
by Ian Volante
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 445
Views: 318492

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Quite enjoyed 'Witness for the Prosecution' over Christmas. One of Charles Laughton's last films, and a very good story all round.
by Ian Volante
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 467
Views: 280622

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Gavin Chipper wrote: Fri Jan 07, 2022 4:34 pm Sidney Potter.
Any relation of Harry?
by Ian Volante
Mon Jan 03, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2021 vision
Replies: 26
Views: 8447

Re: 2021 vision

Marc Meakin wrote: Sat Jan 01, 2022 7:11 am 2022 predictions.
Lewis Hamilton to make history and retire.
Lots of drivers have retired in the past.
by Ian Volante
Mon Jan 03, 2022 11:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Super Cool Funny Jokes
Replies: 144
Views: 20427

Re: Super Cool Funny Jokes

Elliott Mellor wrote: Mon Jan 03, 2022 9:38 am
Ian Volante wrote: Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:57 pm
Jon O'Neill wrote: Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:51 pm Bumped into a transvestite in Manchester yesterday...

...

He had a wig 'n' a dress.
Still don't get this.
Wig 'n' a dress/Wigan address :)
I thought it might be something like that. But...it's just not doing it for me.
by Ian Volante
Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Super Cool Funny Jokes
Replies: 144
Views: 20427

Re: Super Cool Funny Jokes

Jon O'Neill wrote: Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:51 pm Bumped into a transvestite in Manchester yesterday...





...






He had a wig 'n' a dress.
Still don't get this.
by Ian Volante
Thu Dec 23, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

I have recently learned that some people stand to wipe their arse. Whyever would you do that? You get different angles and can find stuff you might not have got from just the sitting position. So you need to do both, though you obviously start with sitting. Left and right handed as well. If you hav...
by Ian Volante
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Mark Deeks wrote: Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:27 pm See to me, those aren't reaction videos. Those are analysis, commentary, whatever. The ones that are just straight reaction....well, if it's not a dog getting the zoomies when seeing the owner it hasn't seen for two years, it's a tough sell on me
Fair enough I'd say.
by Ian Volante
Wed Dec 22, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Mark Deeks wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:58 pm Reaction videos. Who cares?
I quite like them in the context of musically literate people hearing stuff I love for the first time. Just for base shock or whatever, not so much.
by Ian Volante
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Marc Meakin wrote: Sun Dec 19, 2021 5:17 am
Mark Deeks wrote: Sat Dec 18, 2021 8:00 pm Yeah, that doesn't make sense. Why am I washing out my yoghurt pot if you're just going to incinerate it?
Also men peeing sitting down.
Guilty as charged of that but that is more because I'm on my feet all day at work
Stop trying to cross the streams.
by Ian Volante
Wed Dec 15, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What do you wear in bed
Replies: 26
Views: 2056

Re: What do you wear in bed

Marc Meakin wrote: Tue Dec 14, 2021 6:46 pm Also curious if pet lovers on here allow their pets on or even in the bed.
Two of the dogs sometimes get on the bed, but rarely sleep there.
by Ian Volante
Tue Dec 14, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What do you wear in bed
Replies: 26
Views: 2056

Re: What do you wear in bed

Aye, at this time of year, the bedroom's probably no more than 18C, but on a mild night, the winter quilt is often too much. Summer quilt goes on probably April to November. I've no problem sleeping in clothes (winter camping can be fun), but it's just restrictive and usually too hot in bed. Medical...
by Ian Volante
Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 921
Views: 509127

Re: People you shouldn't trust

I do wear my fitbit though mainly for the alarm Not an excuse. Put it on the side. It vibrates on my wrist though i think I would sleep through if it was on the side. Plus it monitors my sleeping pattern 😊 This. I share a bedroom with someone who doesn't want to be woken by my alarm clock blaring, ...
by Ian Volante
Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What do you wear in bed
Replies: 26
Views: 2056

Re: What do you wear in bed

Nothing but my dignity.
by Ian Volante
Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Mark Deeks wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 1:49 pm Why do you get boners in your sleep?
To stop you rolling out of bed.
by Ian Volante
Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Paul Anderson wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 4:19 pm
Mark Deeks wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 1:49 pm Why do you get boners in your sleep?
I imagine it's like morning glory but related to the fact we used to have two sleeps.
I thought this had been debunked.
by Ian Volante
Mon Nov 29, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 921
Views: 509127

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Marc Meakin wrote: Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:50 pm People who believe Jeff Bezos went to outer space
Do people claim he did?
by Ian Volante
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 1661
Views: 1939414

Re: Politics in General

Am... I the only person who has the news on in the background when working from home? I've worked in offices with BBC One / BBC News / Sky News on...? I usually have music on. In the office, the Comms staff always have news on, but where there's a telly elsewhere (rarely), they were only usually on...
by Ian Volante
Sun Nov 14, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 1654
Views: 794005

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Marc Meakin wrote: Sat Nov 13, 2021 9:47 pm I don't understand how Alaska can be the Easternmost State and The Westernmost state
It straddles the 180 degree line of longitude.
by Ian Volante
Fri Nov 12, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 445
Views: 318492

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Watched the second half of the Eiger Sanction last night. Not heard of it before, but it's probably the worst Clint Eastwood film I've seen. I hope the first half made up for it. Scenery and stunt work was decent though.
by Ian Volante
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 196
Views: 37298

Re: Cricket

Yes, very good. I'm surprised no one has mentioned the whole Azeem Rafiq case here. Indeed, I think it's more of a story than the Owen Paterson stuff. Well you would, but a sports club in turmoil compared to high-level government corruption really doesn't cut it. As for this whole Yorkshire thing, ...
by Ian Volante
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 784
Views: 715838

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Second series of His Dark Materials. As ever, some of the changes in narrative relative to the books I find a bit grating, but overall it's very well done.
by Ian Volante
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Hybrid Scrabble or Scrountdown
Replies: 6
Views: 4304

Re: Hybrid Scrabble or Scrountdown

Multiplying any score by the number of tiles placed would go a long way to balancing the tyranny of high-scoring short word plays.
by Ian Volante
Thu Oct 28, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 660
Views: 361228

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bechdel_test That this is a thing I don't think that's an obvious thing to exist. Tbh I really didn't know about it until I read an article about Edgar Wright so I was fishing on if it was obvious or not in the modern world. Im such a dinosaur I can't differentiate bet...
by Ian Volante
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 660
Views: 361228

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Marc Meakin wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:29 pm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bechdel_test
That this is a thing
I don't think that's an obvious thing to exist.
by Ian Volante
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1769
Views: 820983

Re: Ask Graeme?

Not really sure what I'm asking here but - teatime teasers. I'm part of the 8-9-8 gang - I had 8 letter teasers on my original series, 9 letters in my CoC and 8 letters in my Christmas special. I can't imagine there's too many people who've gone 8-9-8 (I'm the only one of the six who played the Chr...
by Ian Volante
Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Classic Aptochat moments
Replies: 222
Views: 187217

Re: Classic Aptochat moments

https://www.apterous.org/chat.php?base=1633543726&dir=earlier 2021-10-06 19:01:50 Liam Shaw started his 1st Top Dog game of the day. 2021-10-06 19:01:50 Liam Shaw started his 1st Top Dog game of the day. 2021-10-06 19:01:50 Liam Shaw started his 1st Top Dog game of the day. 2021-10-06 19:01:50 L...
by Ian Volante
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Do we rely too much on centralised communication?
Replies: 9
Views: 1788

Re: Do we rely too much on centralised communication?

Jon O'Neill wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:20 pm
Ian Volante wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:20 pm I do miss Trillian, which included all my chats on MSN, Yahoo, ICQ and something else that I've forgotten. Was dead good.
AOL Instant Messenger? Trillian was pretty cool.
That's the one.
by Ian Volante
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Do we rely too much on centralised communication?
Replies: 9
Views: 1788

Re: Do we rely too much on centralised communication?

I use Signal too, was handy yesterday.

I do miss Trillian, which included all my chats on MSN, Yahoo, ICQ and something else that I've forgotten. Was dead good.

More widely though, it was probably useful yesterday for people to see the folly of relying on one company for all their stuff.
by Ian Volante
Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is it time to end Countdown?
Replies: 57
Views: 9932

Re: Is it time to end Countdown?

Martin Hurst wrote: Mon Sep 27, 2021 9:38 pm Seems that the only ones who dislike her are the ones with axes to grind about her politics, which shouldn't be a red card offence but seemingly is nowadays. Sigh.
I've not heard anyone whinge about her politics. I don't even know what they are.
by Ian Volante
Mon Sep 27, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is it time to end Countdown?
Replies: 57
Views: 9932

Re: Is it time to end Countdown?

I’d say Carol Vorderman and Rachel Riley are evenly matched – Riley is better at the numbers than Vorderman, but Vorderman has a more outgoing personality than Riley. Having met them both, I'd say Rachel is much more outgoing and personable. Maybe Carol was getting jaded by that stage, but she seem...
by Ian Volante
Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Biggest sporting upsets or long odds victory?
Replies: 30
Views: 4492

Re: Biggest sporting upsets or long odds victory?

Marc Meakin wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 1:14 pm I wonder what odds the bookies would give you on your hewborn baby playing for England by their 21st birthday?
Not actually that difficult, especially if they pick a niche activity.
by Ian Volante
Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Biggest sporting upsets or long odds victory?
Replies: 30
Views: 4492

Re: Biggest sporting upsets or long odds victory?

Sheffield beating Wigan in the 1998 Challenge Cup final was very unexpected, Wigan were something like 20/1 on to win. Looking at in game-comebacks, there was a ridiculous Hibs-Hearts match a few years ago which may have been something like 4-1 or 32 at 90 minutes, but finished 4-4 (I think); and a ...
by Ian Volante
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Black To Front Spoilers for Friday 10 September 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 54)
Replies: 25
Views: 3376

Re: Black To Front Spoilers for Friday 10 September 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 54)

I know we had a big discussion about this a while ago, and I shouldn't be prejudiced and everything, and I'm all for diversity, but Anne-Marie said "haitch". Some dialects do this. Yeah I know. It was supposed to be a joke. Difficult in plain text. And I'm terribly defensive about stupid ...
by Ian Volante
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: TENNIS
Replies: 136
Views: 45278

Re: TENNIS

That's a terrible list, likely more based on stuff the author remembers rather than any depth of sporting understanding.
by Ian Volante
Sun Sep 12, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: TENNIS
Replies: 136
Views: 45278

Re: TENNIS

When everyone is so gushing and sycophantic in their praise of someone, across all media, Facebook etc., is it just me that thinks "Maybe it would be funny if they lose"? Edit - I also find the national mania slightly disturbing. One of the greatest underdog stories in professional sport....
by Ian Volante
Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Black To Front Spoilers for Friday 10 September 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 54)
Replies: 25
Views: 3376

Re: Black To Front Spoilers for Friday 10 September 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 54)

Gavin Chipper wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:26 pm I know we had a big discussion about this a while ago, and I shouldn't be prejudiced and everything, and I'm all for diversity, but Anne-Marie said "haitch".
Some dialects do this.
by Ian Volante
Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 196
Views: 37298

Re: Cricket

The Ashes is a best-of-five series, whereas a tournament would be a series of one-offs where the best team may just have a bad day at the office. They have just started a World Test Championship, which was won by New Zealand this year, but for English fans that feels a bit naff anyway. Speak for yo...
by Ian Volante
Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: MSO Countdown - Registration Now Open
Replies: 4
Views: 4749

Re: MSO Countdown - Registration Now Open

For some reason I hadn't picked up that this was on a weekday. Oh well, maybe next year.
by Ian Volante
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Words You Would Have Thought...
Replies: 479
Views: 201838

Re: Words You Would Have Thought...

Rhys Benjamin wrote: Fri Aug 06, 2021 6:59 pm Thanks for resurrecting this thread.

Why has MEDIAS been taken out again? Is it not the plural of social media? "I have updated the company's social medias."
It's already a plural. The problem is that the plural is used for the singular too.
by Ian Volante
Mon Aug 09, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Track and Field (and Road) Athletics
Replies: 261
Views: 80463

Re: Track and Field Athletics

Marc Meakin wrote: Sun Aug 08, 2021 2:32 pm I'm being flippant, but what if someone built a 100 metre track that goes downhill.
Would it be legal?
No, there's a tolerance limit for gradient.
by Ian Volante
Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd August 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 26)
Replies: 2
Views: 1087

Re: Tuesday 3 August 2021 (Series 84, Preliminary 26)

Rhys Benjamin wrote: Tue Aug 03, 2021 2:13 pm SUPERATE is pronounced Super 8.
Maybe where you come from!
by Ian Volante
Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Olympics 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 19805

Re: Olympics 2020

World records are tumbling. In the 400m hurdles, the previous world record (which was broken last month after 29 years) was broken again - by 0.75 seconds! The silver medallist broke the old WR by 0.5 seconds. The bronze medallist broke the WR that had stood until last month as well. This example o...