"8 Out of 10" with real cats?

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"8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:46 pm

Somebody please explain this to me! I don't understand it!

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:35 pm

It's just a way they make statistics now. It started with cat food and now cats are relied on to make product choices all across the supermarket.
For example, 8 out of 10 cats prefer real butter to margarine, or 8 out of 10 cats prefer biscuits to deodorants.

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:03 am

No Matt. Why did they make Countdown a regular part of 8 Out of 10 Cats, and what do they mean by real cats?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:04 am

That is what they mean by real cats, unless I've misunderstood. Can you explain it Jason?
Do you think they made Countdown a regular part of 8 Out of 10 Cats or that they made 8 Out of 10 Cats a regular part of Countdown?
If you had it give it one name, would it be Catsdown or 8 Out of 10 Counts?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:35 pm

I think one of the new segments involves Countdown and cats. They made Countdown a regular part of their show.

How the heck?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Andy Wilson » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:07 pm

The last episode featured Jimmy Carr messing around with a couple of baskets of kittens as his caper during the letters round. I will assume this is what they meant.

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:21 pm

Will this be a regular feature of the show Andy?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:17 pm

I hope so! I love kittens! I have been trying to show you a kitten hidden inside your dog on Facebook, Jason! It will blow your mind when you see it!

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:22 am

Matt, I don't believe you

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Thomas Carey » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:31 am

Is it this picture?

Edit: it's not.
Last edited by Thomas Carey on Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:15 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:33 am

No.

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Guy Barry » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:59 am

On a point of information here, the strapline for the old Whiskas advertising campaign was never "8 out of 10 cats". It was originally "8 out of 10 owners said their cats preferred it" (cats not being generally capable of filling in surveys). Then someone complained to the Advertising Standards Authority, and the slogan was changed to the oh-so-snappy "In tests, 8 out of 10 owners who expressed a preference said their cats preferred it".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC1D_a1S2xs

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:08 am

I'm doing you a big promise Jason, you will love the cat in the dog! Let me find the picture...


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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Thomas Carey » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:43 am

That was the one I posted, Jason!
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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:34 am

Do you like cats Jason?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:46 pm

Oh! hu-hu-hu-hu-ho Matt!

I like cats if they're nice to me.

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:05 pm

But you can't even see the cat!!! Maybe it is being nice to you and you will never know!

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:43 pm

Yes Matt!

I can see it!

No problem

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:04 pm

YES!!!!!

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:10 pm

YOU'RE WELCOME!!!!!

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by David Barnard » Thu Aug 01, 2013 2:43 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:I hope so! I love kittens! I have been trying to show you a kitten hidden inside your dog on Facebook, Jason! It will blow your mind when you see it!
A kitten inside a dog? Are we advocating cross breeding now?

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:29 pm

I don't know David

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Eoin Monaghan » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:57 am

Great thread.

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Re: "8 Out of 10" with real cats?

Post by Jason Larsen » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:18 pm

Thank you Eoin!

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