Kryptonite

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Kryptonite

Post by David Williams » Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:42 pm

A fictional, green, crystalline substance, absolutely nothing like perspex. Given as a trophy to convey the message "Well, we've just established you're not Superman, you loser".

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:13 pm

Huh?
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Re: Kryptonite

Post by David Williams » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:52 pm

Is it just me, then? It's not kryptonite. It doesn't look anything like what kryptonite would look like if it existed. Giving someone a trophy made of kryptonite would in any case be totally inappropriate and highly dangerous. It wasn't funny the first time Nick said it, yet it comes up every time. Just stop.

(I've only seen one of the finals so far, so if he has stopped, thank God for that.)

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Fiona T » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:07 pm

Superman isn't real.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by David Williams » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:01 pm

Huh?

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:11 pm

Kryptonite is a stupid name for it, yes, but the initial post was a little bit krypronitic.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Fiona T » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:18 pm

Damned heavy though - don't think it's perspex. Suspect some sort of resin. It has got a vaguely greenish tinge to it.

Would be a handy weapon to brain an intruder with!

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:22 pm

One would presume, from the vaguely odd ramblings above, that the trophy for this series of Countdown is a lump of green stuff?
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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:22 pm

A nugget of purest green, one might suggest.
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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Fiona T » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:59 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:22 pm
One would presume, from the vaguely odd ramblings above, that the trophy for this series of Countdown is a lump of green stuff?
Said Kryptonite

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Owen Carroll » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:12 am

People say the teapot is what they came for, I will come for the kryptonite.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:39 am

TMI

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Volante » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:02 pm

Doesn't look green to me.
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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:16 pm

David Williams wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:52 pm
Is it just me, then? It's not kryptonite. It doesn't look anything like what kryptonite would look like if it existed. Giving someone a trophy made of kryptonite would in any case be totally inappropriate and highly dangerous. It wasn't funny the first time Nick said it, yet it comes up every time. Just stop.

(I've only seen one of the finals so far, so if he has stopped, thank God for that.)
Would it be dangerous though? I'm not exactly an expert in Superman, but isn't it just dangerous to Superman because of something about only being able to be harmed by stuff from his own planet? So we'd probably be OK with it. But if we went to another planet and someone presented us with some earth, we'd be in serious trouble.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:27 pm

also earth is a shit prize because it's the third most common element

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:09 pm

Posting in random threads must be genetic.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:46 pm

Jenny James wrote:
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Hi I am Jenny the mum of Ashton Hancock.

He is really 11 years old.

I would like to apologise on Ashton’s behalf for his posts on this forum and I wish for all his posts to be deleted.

I also would like the access his account to be restored and him to be given a 2nd chance.

If his access is restored will continue posting and monitor his posts and he says he will think before he posts.

I would like to ask all the people who he insulted to forget it and we will move on in the right manner and hope you all forget it.

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Re: Ashton Hancock Account

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Martin Hurst » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:40 am

I once forged a note from my mum to get out of doing PE.

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Re: Kryptonite

Post by Ian Fitzpatrick » Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:58 am

It makes me cringe every time I hear him say it.
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