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by arcadianagain
Sun Nov 20, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9789
Views: 194136

Re: Caption Competition

Helen of Troy had a face that launched a thousand ships, Bea`s just demolishes buildings
by arcadianagain
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9789
Views: 194136

Re: Caption Competition

Sometimes it`s just too much like hard work to think of anything funny to post
by arcadianagain
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Interesting things from the WWW
Replies: 39
Views: 10902

Re: Interesting things from the WWW

On the other hand foxes are vermin. They stole my pet duck and chicken and gave my dogs mange. Support hunting.
by arcadianagain
Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: British Accent Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 7921

Re: British Accent Quiz

[quote="caller"]I hate the word 'chav' and all it implies. Not sure what is has to do with accents though?


Because Vital Spark mentioned that her cousin, from Chatham, spoke in an accent that grated on her.
by arcadianagain
Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: British Accent Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 7921

Re: British Accent Quiz

Got 7/10 - but didn't have a second go as East Anglian accents didn't appear :( . I guess the guy couldn't get the Suffolk accent right 'boh' (like any actor who tries and fails). I love regional accents, but I've got a cousin who lives in Chatham (Kent) and speaks strong Estuary. After listening t...
by arcadianagain
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: British Accent Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 7921

Re: British Accent Quiz

For those interested the, British Library has a collection of recordings of hundreds of local accents somewhere in its archives. I stumbled across it once but have not been able to find it since. It is very detailed, for example there are 3 recordings in and around my small area of Dartmouth.
by arcadianagain
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: British Accent Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 7921

Re: British Accent Quiz

caller wrote:Estuary English is a new one on me.

"What's your accent?"

'Estuary English'

"Where's that then?"

'Dunno'.
I believe it to be the accents spoken around Essex and Kent towns of the Thames estuary.
by arcadianagain
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1852
Views: 49610

Re: The Rugby Thread

On UK TV yesterday they were featuring a new helmet designed to decrease the danger of concussion and brain injuries developed by the medical profession and endorsed by Alex Corbesiere(sp) an English international. It diminishes 90 degree impacts by over 70% and glancing impacts by over 50%. It does...
by arcadianagain
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9789
Views: 194136

Re: Caption Competition

Rodney Trotter goes to Russia
by arcadianagain
Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:02 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1852
Views: 49610

Re: The Rugby Thread

First win for Ireland in 111 years. Cricket commentators would call that a Nelson
by arcadianagain
Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:57 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: TREASON!
Replies: 23
Views: 7365

Re: TREASON!

hhfarang wrote:
We Americans have only been around for 241 years, mostly our thing is making huge corporations.
... and electing dishonest, self-serving, corrupt politicians. :|
Don`t grab all the glory HH, we`ve got Tony Bliar :cuss:
by arcadianagain
Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: TREASON!
Replies: 23
Views: 7365

Re: TREASON!

There was an abundance of waste grounds back then too where huge bonfires were built during the weeks building up to the 5th. It was a good time of the year for people to get rid of old furniture and anything else that would burn. You don't see many (if any) kids out touting for a 'penny for the gu...
by arcadianagain
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9789
Views: 194136

Re: Caption Competition

That`s disgusting, lilac flowers on yellow wallpaper
by arcadianagain
Wed Nov 02, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Team England 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3890

Re: Team England 2016

caller wrote:I think the FA are meeting FIFA tomorrow to discuss further.

It should be a very short meeting.
by arcadianagain
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9789
Views: 194136

Re: Caption Competition

Listen, I`m the director, when I said I wanted a couple of pneumatic models that`s not what I meant