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by arcadianagain
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Aussie Talk
Replies: 22
Views: 8639

Re: Aussie Talk

maybe there are no Bogans in Thailand
by arcadianagain
Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:19 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1863
Views: 51621

Re: The Rugby Thread

Could make things interesting......... Six Nations: Bonus-point System Introduced for 2017 Tournament The Six Nations has announced there will be a bonus-point system in the 2017 championship to "encourage and reward try scoring and attacking play". Last season it was two points for a win, but that...
by arcadianagain
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9976
Views: 202144

Re: Caption Competition

No Boris, you`re supposed to be pulling not pushing
by arcadianagain
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1863
Views: 51621

Re: The Rugby Thread

What is it with these Barbarian teams? You hear and read little about them but they knock off teams you never expect they could or would. :banghead: Pete :cheers: Somewhat dying a death these days in a very congested rugby season, but traditionally playing the Baa-baas was the final game for a tour...
by arcadianagain
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9976
Views: 202144

Re: Caption Competition

Living proof that UK State benefits should be limited to £25,000 per family
by arcadianagain
Sun Nov 20, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9976
Views: 202144

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: 9976
Views: 202144

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: 11040

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: 7961

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: 7961

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: 7961

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: 7961

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: 1863
Views: 51621

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: 9976
Views: 202144

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: 1863
Views: 51621

Re: The Rugby Thread

First win for Ireland in 111 years. Cricket commentators would call that a Nelson