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Interesting video

Post by Kirk Bevins » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:44 pm

Just saw this....was quite amusing to start off with then I fast forwarded the show a bit and found out it contained two of our very own c4cers :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yxTKf8g ... re=related

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Post by Adam Gillard » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:03 pm

Haha, just sounds like they're speaking Dutch or something. And the clock actually counts down, which kind of makes sense.
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Post by Jon O'Neill » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:09 pm

In this order, Carol actually laughs at the right place in the anecdotes!

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:28 am

Jon O'Neill wrote:In this order, Carol actually laughs at the right place in the anecdotes!
And Des's pronunciation of "Junaid" is almost correct!

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Post by Matt Morrison » Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:29 pm

First thread I saw that fit.


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Post by Phil Reynolds » Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:42 pm

Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?

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Post by Joseph Krol » Thu Mar 08, 2012 5:12 pm

Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Yes. However CTHULHU isn't allowed on Apterous, so he'd be out of luck if he offered it.
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Re: Interesting video

Post by Mark James » Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:55 pm

Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Aren't you supposed to, or it's not gonna make much sense?

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Post by Michael Wallace » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:26 pm

Mark James wrote:
Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Aren't you supposed to, or it's not gonna make much sense?
That's what I was thinking...

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:01 pm

Mark James wrote:
Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Aren't you supposed to, or it's not gonna make much sense?
Surely (and particularly given the title) most people would just see it as an amusing mash-up of Countdown and The Thing. The CTHULHU reference just adds another layer for those familiar with the Lovecraft universe; it makes as much sense with it as without it. Or am I being really stupid (which is hardly unknown) and missing something else?

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Re: Interesting video

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:52 am

Phil Reynolds wrote:The CTHULHU reference just adds another layer for those familiar with the Lovecraft universe
I have no idea what the Lovecraft universe is, but I know Cthulhu from South Park :D

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Post by Julie T » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:50 pm

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Mark James wrote:
Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Aren't you supposed to, or it's not gonna make much sense?
Surely (and particularly given the title) most people would just see it as an amusing mash-up of Countdown and The Thing. The CTHULHU reference just adds another layer for those familiar with the Lovecraft universe; it makes as much sense with it as without it. Or am I being really stupid (which is hardly unknown) and missing something else?
I certainly enjoyed it as an amusing horror/Countdown mashup.

I asked eldest son (27 years old BTW, so not a child - relevant given the further references) about the significance of CTHULHU, and he said it was from the occult, and found me this link to a spoof Dr Seuss "For Beginning Readers" version of a Lovecraft book about CTHULHU. Clever the way the writer has mixed the 2 genres, but scary stuff - definitely not for kids or the easily disturbed.

http://drfaustusau.deviantart.com/galle ... 4#/d4ba34e
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Re: Interesting video

Post by Mark James » Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:18 pm

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Mark James wrote:
Phil Reynolds wrote:Haha, very clever. Did anyone else spot the significance of the letters selection?
Aren't you supposed to, or it's not gonna make much sense?
Surely (and particularly given the title) most people would just see it as an amusing mash-up of Countdown and The Thing. The CTHULHU reference just adds another layer for those familiar with the Lovecraft universe; it makes as much sense with it as without it. Or am I being really stupid (which is hardly unknown) and missing something else?
Yeah, fair enough. I guess it made immediate sense to me what was going on because I had recognised Cthulhu (from South Park mainly but I'd seen the name crop up in a few things. Not overly familiar with Lovecraft) but that is just one layer as you say. It didn't make me think of the Thing at all though.

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Re: Interesting video

Post by Innis Carson » Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:44 pm

I think Cthulhu is perhaps more widely known that you realise Phil, particularly on the Internet. I'd heard of it and had no idea it was anything to do with Lovecraft.

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:19 pm

Innis Carson wrote:I think Cthulhu is perhaps more widely known that you realise Phil, particularly on the Internet.
Probably true of a lot of things. :oops:

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