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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:43 am

The scientist describing the WMDs in Iraq had lierally git his imformation based on the mocie The Rock
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Callum Todd » Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:58 pm

The word 'disease' is dis - ease. Because you're not at ease when you have a disease.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:20 pm

Callum Todd wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:58 pm
The word 'disease' is dis - ease. Because you're not at ease when you have a disease.
Wow.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:07 pm

Discover.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:20 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:07 pm
Discover.
Disgruntled.
You cant be gruntled though
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:19 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:20 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:07 pm
Discover.
Disgruntled.
You cant be gruntled though
I bet you were pretty gruntled when you came up with it!

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Johnny Canuck » Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:09 pm

Callum Todd wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:58 pm
The word 'disease' is dis - ease. Because you're not at ease when you have a disease.
Along similar lines, "painstaking" is "pains + taking", as in taking great efforts -- spent way too long thinking it involved wooden posts.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:45 am

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:19 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:20 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:07 pm
Discover.
Disgruntled.
You cant be gruntled though
I bet you were pretty gruntled when you came up with it!
Turns out you can be gruntled.
Not sure of the dis word i was thinking of
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:47 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:45 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:19 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:20 pm


Disgruntled.
You cant be gruntled though
I bet you were pretty gruntled when you came up with it!
Turns out you can be gruntled.
Not sure of the dis word i was thinking of
It came from "disgruntled" though as a joke, rather than the other way round.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Fiona T » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:08 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:45 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:19 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:20 pm


Disgruntled.
You cant be gruntled though
I bet you were pretty gruntled when you came up with it!
Turns out you can be gruntled.
Not sure of the dis word i was thinking of
I'm dismayed and disconsolate at the disruptive disdain with which you appear to regard this thread.
The whole thing has left me quite dishevelled.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:07 am

All these years I have been opening my bananas wrong.
Apparently, you dont open them from the stalk end you open them from the other side for a more satisfying peel
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:54 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:07 am
All these years I have been opening my bananas wrong.
Apparently, you dont open them from the stalk end you open them from the other side for a more satisfying peel
This keeps rearing its ugly head. It is complete bollocks.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:46 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:54 am
Marc Meakin wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:07 am
All these years I have been opening my bananas wrong.
Apparently, you dont open them from the stalk end you open them from the other side for a more satisfying peel
This keeps rearing its ugly head. It is complete bollocks.
Strong feelings here. Let's never talk of this again.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:59 pm

Also the core of an apple is the best part to eat (probably not the pips though)
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Callum Todd » Thu Mar 11, 2021 6:04 pm

The right way to eat a banana is obviously from the middle outwards.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:03 pm

John Cleese was 35 when Fawlty Towers first came out. But he's still alive now at 81, so it goes to show that aging terribly in your earlier years isn't always a precursor to dying early.

Similarly, Murray Walker was always an old man and survived for decades that way.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:51 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:03 pm
John Cleese was 35 when Fawlty Towers first came out. But he's still alive now at 81, so it goes to show that aging terribly in your earlier years isn't always a precursor to dying early.

Similarly, Murray Walker was always an old man and survived for decades that way.
By that reckoning Ronnie Wood might get a telegram from the King
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:44 pm

BBC London News is really, really shit.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:58 pm

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:44 pm
BBC London News is really, really shit.
Interestingly you can take any elements of BBC, London and News and add shit after it
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Mark James » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm

The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:03 pm

Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
I remember the song by Britney called if you seek Amy is also a clever play on words
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:01 pm

Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
Can you explain it to me then?
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:55 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
Can you explain it to me then?
It doesn't sound like it wants to be explained if it's what I think.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Fiona T » Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:39 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:55 pm
Ian Volante wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
Can you explain it to me then?
It doesn't sound like it wants to be explained if it's what I think.
Ian is such an innocent little flower
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Mark James » Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:47 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
Can you explain it to me then?
Let's just say Jacket should be read as two words rather than two syllables.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:23 pm

There was another song from The (British) Beat called Save It For Later which was rude if you have a dirty mind
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Fiona T » Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:53 am

Tis weird what we humans have decided is "rude".

The rest of the animal kingdom has no such prudishness :)
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:17 pm

The theme tune for the 6 Mllion Dollar Man is virtually the same as Emmerdale
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Ian Volante » Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:23 pm

Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:47 pm
Ian Volante wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:24 pm
The Blink 182 album title "Take off your Pants and Jacket" is a pun.
Can you explain it to me then?
Let's just say Jacket should be read as two words rather than two syllables.
Gawd, I'd never have thought of that.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:28 pm

When you take a selfie it is a mirror image.
Well on my camera at least
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:34 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:28 pm
When you take a selfie it is a mirror image.
Well on my camera at least
That's one for joke items. Cameras that do that.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Mark James » Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:59 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:34 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:28 pm
When you take a selfie it is a mirror image.
Well on my camera at least
That's one for joke items. Cameras that do that.
I'm sure most cameras have the option to flip it. On my phone it looks mirror imaged while you're taking the picture but I have selected the option that flips it when it saves the picture. In fairness though I only realised that option exists after reading this thread and checking if my phone takes mirror imaged selfies. I don't think I've taken a selfie since doing my profile pic for here.

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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:16 am

Mark James wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:59 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:34 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:28 pm
When you take a selfie it is a mirror image.
Well on my camera at least
That's one for joke items. Cameras that do that.
I'm sure most cameras have the option to flip it. On my phone it looks mirror imaged while you're taking the picture but I have selected the option that flips it when it saves the picture. In fairness though I only realised that option exists after reading this thread and checking if my phone takes mirror imaged selfies. I don't think I've taken a selfie since doing my profile pic for here.
I rarely do selfies, I'm 58 ffs, but I got my shiny AC 12 DI Meakin mug and wanted to show my sister-in-law.
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:17 am

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:34 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:28 pm
When you take a selfie it is a mirror image.
Well on my camera at least
That's one for joke items. Cameras that do that.
I thought of putting it in there but wasnt sure if i was being an old man with a smart phone
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Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:23 am

It's fine to have the option of it coming out mirror image, but by default it should be normal. Having the wrong default makes for a joke item.

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