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Forum: Pets 28-04-2015, 13:12
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Shrike
Got a mouse infestation? Rent a cat!

A cleaning company has hooked up with a local cat charity to send out rescue cats to places infested with mice. Even if the cat doesn't catch mice, the theory is the cat's presence will shift the...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 09-04-2015, 09:42
Replies: 479
Views: 46,272
Posted By Shrike
I thought Olenna quite openly stated there was no...

I thought Olenna quite openly stated there was no way she would leave her Granddaughter in the clutches of such a mad man?
Anyway glad she's a regular, especially as we've lost the excellent Charles...
Forum: Advice 23-12-2010, 14:59
Replies: 61
Views: 8,674
Posted By Shrike
There is no border checking for anyone. You can...

There is no border checking for anyone. You can still see the old border posts at the side of the road in some places but they have been out of use for years - decades I think in the case of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-12-2010, 10:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By Shrike
I can't believe they wouldn't have given in to...

I can't believe they wouldn't have given in to pressure to do some specials even if not another series. Though whether those specials would have been any good is another matter.
Forum: The Apprentice 23-12-2010, 10:23
Replies: 47
Views: 4,196
Posted By Shrike
Stubaggs describing tourists as "Big moneybags...

Stubaggs describing tourists as "Big moneybags ready for me to dip my hands into" *Hannible Lecter slurps*

Paloma promising the moon-on-a-stick to bakery customers, and then deriding the bakery...
Forum: The Apprentice 22-12-2010, 21:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Shrike
Lordalun has done double firings before eg Jenny...

Lordalun has done double firings before eg Jenny McGuire and Jenny Celery after the Morrocco task. (By rights it should have been triple with Micheal "Good Jewish/Halal Boy" Sophocles too!)
But UK...
Forum: The Apprentice 22-12-2010, 21:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Shrike
The bakery sub team were always going to be...

The bakery sub team were always going to be making muffins etc for sale on the market stall during the day whilst waiting for Shibby to call through the hotel orders. They decided to ignore Shibby as...
Forum: The Apprentice 22-12-2010, 13:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,411
Posted By Shrike
Yes - they are currently recruiting candidates...

Yes - they are currently recruiting candidates now, so I assume will film in a few months and show it next Autumn, if grown-up 'prentice is in the Spring.
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2010, 13:29
Replies: 43
Views: 3,879
Posted By Shrike
Sounds like the tornados' younger brother - a...

Sounds like the tornados' younger brother - a Dust Devil (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_devil)

Though there are technical differences between the two:)
Forum: The Apprentice 22-12-2010, 12:48
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By Shrike
Grenadine traditionally was made from...

Grenadine traditionally was made from pomegranite, but not all grenadines are now. Also traditionally grenadine is quite syrupy and non alcoholic.
Given pomegranites have been banded about as one of...
Forum: The Apprentice 22-12-2010, 11:16
Replies: 24
Views: 3,086
Posted By Shrike
I would have thought that at the level Stella was...

I would have thought that at the level Stella was working recruitment is by head-hunting rather than candidates appling for advertised positions - so her lack of a degree becomes somewhat irrelevant?...
Forum: The Apprentice 21-12-2010, 14:50
Replies: 20
Views: 2,033
Posted By Shrike
I think only Michelle Dewbury left before a year...

I think only Michelle Dewbury left before a year was up? That year the job was pretty piss-poor - something about recycling computers that never got off the ground.
Forum: The Apprentice 21-12-2010, 14:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By Shrike
They wouldn't necessarily know that it was the...

They wouldn't necessarily know that it was the final task - as the earlier contestants were back for the task it would look like an ordinary task, but with Stella and Chris being the ones delegated...
Forum: The Apprentice 20-12-2010, 22:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,919
Posted By Shrike
I'm suprised such things still go on? I can...

I'm suprised such things still go on? I can understand the logic of cybersquatting a potential business site, but what is the value of StellaEnglish.com anyway? These days if people want info on her...
Forum: The Apprentice 20-12-2010, 22:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Shrike
I thought the Juniors showed up the adult...

I thought the Juniors showed up the adult apprentice by being generally far more professional.
If you find it overkill, then simply don't watch it and save yourself for the next grown-up...
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2010, 15:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By Shrike
You won't be saying that when you're a pensioner:(

You won't be saying that when you're a pensioner:(
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 20-12-2010, 15:20
Replies: 979
Views: 110,163
Posted By Shrike
I think we are seeing a classic male vs female...

I think we are seeing a classic male vs female take on this;)

As a simple bloke I can quite see how Peter might fail to spot that Olivia had been replaced, he undoubtably thought "way-hay! My lucks...
Forum: The Apprentice 19-12-2010, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 5,173
Posted By Shrike
The price is a good point as I'm sure the Prism...

The price is a good point as I'm sure the Prism one would be more expensive to manufacture?
Forum: The Apprentice 19-12-2010, 22:47
Replies: 39
Views: 6,593
Posted By Shrike
A Morbius strip only has 2 :D

A Morbius strip only has 2 :D
Forum: The Apprentice 19-12-2010, 22:44
Replies: 66
Views: 6,439
Posted By Shrike
StuBaggs "The Man, The Myth, The Legend - The...

StuBaggs

"The Man, The Myth, The Legend - The Brand"

(and his field of ponies;))
Forum: The Apprentice 19-12-2010, 22:41
Replies: 37
Views: 4,571
Posted By Shrike
A clear drink would have looked crap in that...

A clear drink would have looked crap in that bottle, the pink worked very well indeed - though of course thats more luck than judgement;)
I think it was always going to be a tough call to get blokes...
Forum: TV Shows: US 18-12-2010, 13:57
Replies: 20
Views: 2,639
Posted By Shrike
Sounds interesting, but we had a lot of this back...

Sounds interesting, but we had a lot of this back in the '70s with Eric Von Daniken. A lot of the 'evidence' he cited for alien influence actually had quite ordinary explainations when examined...
Forum: The Apprentice 18-12-2010, 13:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,684
Posted By Shrike
If you look carefully in his hair, in the right...

If you look carefully in his hair, in the right light, you can see a birthmark that says "666":eek:
Forum: The Apprentice 18-12-2010, 13:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By Shrike
On the face of it the final alone decides who...

On the face of it the final alone decides who wins.
In reality the final is always structured such that a winner isn't decided by any measurable means - ie no sales quantities, no items to collect....
Forum: The Apprentice 17-12-2010, 18:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,982
Posted By Shrike
Well I think you've hit on the problem there - we...

Well I think you've hit on the problem there - we have no way of knowing if the smug grin is cut in from some other time.
Best not to invest too much credance in our impressions of any reality show...
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