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by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Trade Secrets
Replies: 130
Views: 16822

Re: Trade Secrets

yeah that's fucking horrible gevin
by Matt Morrison
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1406
Views: 316749

Re: Ask Graeme?

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:54 pm
How many times has an error been made in dictionary corner, whereby they allowed a word not in the relevant dictionary, or disallowed a word that was...?
justice for heather
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Future of this forum
Replies: 8
Views: 2012

Re: Future of this forum

I hate this place. It's an absolute shit show and I barely post any more. It used to be so awesome. These days I log on with some vague sense of excitement (that dissipates on a daily basis) and then watch that excitement drip away as I click through pages and pages of new posts from people I've nev...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 705
Views: 163448

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Most kids are shit. You get the occasional interesting one. It's no surprise, since people of all ages generally follow the same rule.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1101

Re: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?

Soya is shit. Almond is okay. Coconut is decent but I've heard it's not so good for you/the planet. Oat is very good. Cashew is nice if you can find it. Hazelnut makes everything taste like Nutella. For hot drinks, the best milk is no milk. Have you tried the hemp ? Rice milk is a more common one m...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1101

Re: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?

undoubtedly it is the Barista version of Oatly. The Barista version is worth it. oat milk in general is the best for coffee in terms of smoothness (some like soy can curdle) and oat milk is also pretty much the best for the planet too This is the best one I had too. The first few sips are acceptabl...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1101

Re: What is the best non dairy milk for coffee ?

undoubtedly it is the Barista version of Oatly. The Barista version is worth it.

oat milk in general is the best for coffee in terms of smoothness (some like soy can curdle) and oat milk is also pretty much the best for the planet too
by Matt Morrison
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 288
Views: 104314

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

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I don't know what this is but I know who it is. Tim Down.
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1406
Views: 316749

Re: Ask Graeme?

There is only one instance of two episodes having the same R1 selection and the same R2 selection. These were episodes 153 and 154 , so it was probably a shuffling failure rather than a remarkable coincidence. And worth mentioning the two R3s were 8/9 matching. Utter madness. Someone got shuffling ...
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Vid 5 Recaps
Replies: 12
Views: 1599

Re: Co:Vid 5 Recaps

I probably won't, but if I ever do host a Co event - and I probably won't - then I will definitely start it at number 3 or something just to freak Gevin out. Going to go the full hog and make up results for the first two events in which 50 people took part.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 34007

Re: You Are The Ref

Especially as he probably still goes to Ceefax for his news. Because he is so old. Like Jon Corby.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 4775

Re: Inventions corner

Have you gone vegan now then Marc?
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: ZoomDown finals!
Replies: 42
Views: 3931

Re: ZoomDown finals!

Great to see, thanks Fiona.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 4775

Re: Inventions corner

"phone" casual brag
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1406
Views: 316749

Re: Ask Graeme?

Ah, you can do that with SUBSTITUTE. I needed SUMPRODUCT around the maths though. =IF(LEN(D3)=9,IF(AND(SUMPRODUCT(LEN(D3) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(D3,{"A","E","I","O","U"},"")))>1,SUMPRODUCT(LEN(D3) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(D3,{"A","E","I","O","U"},"")))<6),IF(COUNTIF(B3:B7,LEFT(D3,1)),"V","C")&IF(COUNTIF(B3:B7,MID...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1406
Views: 316749

Re: Ask Graeme?

Think I got it son. =IF(LEN(D3)=9,IF(AND(LEN(D3) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(D3,"A",""),"E",""),"I",""),"O",""),"U",""))>1,LEN(D3) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(D3,"A",""),"E",""),"I",""),"O",""),"U",""))<6),IF(COUNTIF(B3:B7,LEFT(D3,1))...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1406
Views: 316749

Re: Ask Graeme?

Bit of an aside, but did some Excellery last night and came up with this horrendous formula: =IF(OR(LEFT(A1,1)="A",LEFT(A1,1)="E",LEFT(A1,1)="I",LEFT(A1,1)="O",LEFT(A1,1)="U"),"V","C")&IF(OR(MID(A1, 2, 1)="A", MID(A1, 2, 1)="E", MID(A1, 2, 1)="I", MID(A1, 2, 1)="O", MID(A1, 2, 1)="U"), "V", "C")&IF...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Bowling shoes are awesome in that they are designed to help you play the game properly and reduce injury. They weren't just designed to personally annoy Gevin. (That's just a happy coincidence). They allow for a degree of sliding that regular footwear doesn't and you don't want to scuff up the thro...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Bowling alleys haven't made you use their shoes for, I dunno, a long time. You just wear your own, as you're in flats.

That said, I still get bowling shoes because they are absolutely awesome.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Fiona T wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Most of you can ignore, but the software folks amongst you might appreciate this - I think we all have a duty to name our kids in a way to give us as much work as possible!

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/445 ... onscript-3
Ha!
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Fun stuff you've just found (music, games, etc)
Replies: 10
Views: 1756

Re: Fun stuff you've just found (music, games, etc)

Codewords I've always called those ones (your enigma code)
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 705
Views: 163448

Re: People you shouldn't trust

We've also talked about "text" a lot. I mean, I say "I fucking text you Gevin you prick". But then I am a bit common. However I don't go as far as to say "I sent you a texted", and that is a thing. Not sure of my point, but I love bringing up the "texted" thing. Yeah, there's a whole thread on this...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Text
Replies: 28
Views: 4152

Re: Text

There are some fucking NAMES in this thread. And I am still bewildered that you old OLD people think "texted" sounds ok.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 705
Views: 163448

Re: People you shouldn't trust

...they'll write (and say) "Dave Edwards' nose" rather than "Dave Edwards's nose". Even worse is when they do it with a name that ends in an s but isn't even like a plural... I found this mental. I think in my whole time I've never met someone who considers "Edwards" as a surname to be a bunch of E...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 705
Views: 163448

Re: People you shouldn't trust

We've also talked about "text" a lot. I mean, I say "I fucking text you Gevin you prick". But then I am a bit common.
However I don't go as far as to say "I sent you a texted", and that is a thing. Not sure of my point, but I love bringing up the "texted" thing.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Thanks Gevin. You made it a lot more SFW than I was planning to.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 4775

Re: Inventions corner

You're wrong about pizza being like other foods Gevin. I think "hot cheese and sauce sliding unexpectedly off a pizza" and "hot filling bursting out from biting into a pop tart" are literally the two go-to examples of shocking food-based burning.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 4775

Re: Inventions corner

There is a reasonable temperature difference between what can be eaten with your fingers versus utensils This is what I would dispute. It's all about what's too hot to put in your mouth. Your mouth is more sensitive than your hands to overly hot food. No-one find themselves in a situation where the...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 277
Views: 75244

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Gevin : food is hotter to the touch than to the mouth How come I can comfortably hold a slice of pizza in my hand yet it burns my mouth when I try to take a bite? Yeah I'm not sure if Marc is totally wrong or not (my original inclination was that he is) but definitely the pizza example is terrible ...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 4775

Re: Inventions corner

For and hose with young children it's a feff to cool their dinners down at mealtimes , usually fanning a newspaper works But as most people don't buy newspapers now my idea is to have a dome over the dish and a device to create a vacuum inside the dome thus cooling the food Or a can of co2 maybe Yo...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6618

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 201

here Chuckled when I read the opening line, and then looked down to realise I'd already been there 3 and a half years ago. Clicked the link and laughed again, before remembering I'd only clicked the link to remind myself why I'd laughed again when I made the comment after clicking it on and laughin...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6618

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013

But yeah, I'm not sure where the original discussion has gone? It's funny how the brain works. I 100% thought it was on C4C and it was Kate Richardson.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6618

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013

Top work Gevin. Thanks for the love on the GRAB.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Trade Secrets
Replies: 130
Views: 16822

Re: Trade Secrets

If you go to https://youtube.com./ (note the .) then you'll get a totally ad-free YouTube experience (well, until they cotton on and stop this working of course). e.g. https://www.youtube.com./watch?v=no1vf854aUc The . at the end of a host name is ignored by DNS servers, so youtube.com. resolves to ...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: apterous update
Replies: 34
Views: 3245

Re: apterous update

That's amazing that Phil did that. What a man. Much love as ever to him and Supee.
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 22, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Trade Secrets
Replies: 130
Views: 16822

Re: Trade Secrets

It's exactly as good as I think it is.
by Matt Morrison
Wed May 20, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Word related puzzles
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Word related puzzles

Nic.
by Matt Morrison
Tue May 19, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 394
Views: 136169

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

did you just watch the video of yourself doing the run before? if so how are you going to improve your own time?
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 4410

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

Gevin, you should shout at more people. For SURE.
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Best TV/Film Opening Credits
Replies: 13
Views: 1267

Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Just dropping in to say great work Noel. What age do you teach? I admit I only flicked through the assembly with the Stranger Things intro (I mean I watched all the intros but only flicked through that one completely) but mostly it seemed very fun rather than learny!
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 17, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 4410

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

I reckon she still wakes up bolt upright in the middle of the night, sweating, and thinking of you trying to get into her.
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 16, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Weird stuff that's happened to you
Replies: 24
Views: 4410

Re: Weird stuff that's happened to you

Haha. I'm not at all surprised this is the sort of stuff that keeps you up at night.

How wide was the pavement? Was there grass on the other side of it, a wall, or what? Could you absolutely not have walked around the gathering children and absolutely definitely weren't making some kind of point?
by Matt Morrison
Wed May 06, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 277
Views: 75244

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

That's a shame.
by Matt Morrison
Tue May 05, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

I certainly wouldn't have you on my table.
by Matt Morrison
Mon May 04, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

If you go to about 19:30 in this episode of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor , all forms of poncy salt are revealed to be joke items. Too lazy to click but i'm talking more about texture than anything - you, like the fucking prick you are, seem to think that powdered stuff is better because (scientific or ot...
by Matt Morrison
Sun May 03, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Ah, so it's the electric aspect of grinders. Gotcha. Yeah we have had an electric pepper grinder temporarily in the past but, aside from the battery life you point out, I prefer the manual feel of grinding. And the goddamn noise. I'm actually in the market for a new salt and pepper grinder set as on...
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 02, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 48
Views: 3827

Re: Who posts here?

Haha this is amazing. It would be nice if you arranged everyone by percentage too.
by Matt Morrison
Sat May 02, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

Hang on, I'm confused. Is there an issue with salt grinders in general? The use of the word "mechanical" somehow puts me on edge and makes me think you might be talking about a particularly special kind of salt grinder. Because yes, freshly ground rock salt is an entirely different thing to powdered...
by Matt Morrison
Fri May 01, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 133
Views: 12767

Re: Joke Items

aLSO YOU LOOk cooler with an analogue
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 705
Views: 163448

Re: People you shouldn't trust

ryan
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 48
Views: 3827

Re: Who posts here?

I remember when Gevin first started counting, I think I was about 6000 ahead of him or something. The little prick must be so proud of himself now.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: NHS-worship
Replies: 28
Views: 2400

Re: NHS-worship

I donate money. And close the curtains when all the neighbours do the fucking clapping.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 9706

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

Weren't they all sex offenders?
by Matt Morrison
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 549
Views: 176923

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Third season of A Touch of Cloth, six years too late. Brilliant as ever. Stonkingly silly.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 549
Views: 176923

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Series 3 of Ozark and Don't F**k With Cats (the asterisks are the proper fucking title, not me being a dick obviously).
by Matt Morrison
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 10473

Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread

You're biased as fuck because you love exercising. Spare a thought for people who like being social and people who like touching stuff.