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Forum: General Discussion 31-03-2015, 06:42
Replies: 59
Views: 3,097
Posted By originalbob
Not really surprised. Went into my local B&Q a...

Not really surprised. Went into my local B&Q a while back to price up some kitchen units and wanted a design running up based on a rough draft I had on me. The two members of staff sitting there...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2015, 20:31
Replies: 80
Views: 2,288
Posted By originalbob
Had they coexisted I think Roman vessels would...

Had they coexisted I think Roman vessels would have been outclassed in a naval encounter with Vikings as, if I recall correctly they were only geared up for operation in relatively shallow waters...
Forum: Movies 07-03-2015, 10:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By originalbob
They tried a more modern take on the wizard of Oz...

They tried a more modern take on the wizard of Oz a few years ago in the three pert series 'Tin Man'. The titular Tin Man was an Oz law enforcer if I recall correctly- will have to dig it out again...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-01-2015, 18:58
Replies: 1,343
Views: 91,183
Posted By originalbob
How on earth did this get scheduled for a prime...

How on earth did this get scheduled for a prime time Saturday evening slot on ITV? needs to be taken off air before another episode is screened, reworked with another host (ant and dec maybe?) and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2015, 18:44
Replies: 163
Views: 6,668
Posted By originalbob
For me, the piece of forbidden knowledge I want...

For me, the piece of forbidden knowledge I want access to is to know what the alien lizards who are supposed to be ruling the planet did with/to the Ark Of the Covenant, the Holy Grail, the gold of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 18:27
Replies: 114
Views: 7,319
Posted By originalbob
Moi aussi

Moi aussi
Forum: Movies 16-11-2014, 09:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,600
Posted By originalbob
Another vote for Michael Keaton and Adam West...

Another vote for Michael Keaton and Adam West from me!
Forum: Advice 28-10-2014, 19:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By originalbob
Do most of my repair jobs on my glasses myself as...

Do most of my repair jobs on my glasses myself as Dad was a manufacturing optician before he retired and showed me how- spent some of my Saturday mornings as a kid earning pocket money doing odd jobs...
Forum: General Discussion 17-10-2014, 19:33
Replies: 123
Views: 3,746
Posted By originalbob
Sea levels will be higher as the Arctic ice...

Sea levels will be higher as the Arctic ice melts. We'll still be waiting for workable fusion power. North America starts down the road towards a coalition of independent states along the lines of...
Forum: Movies 27-09-2014, 08:42
Replies: 70
Views: 3,427
Posted By originalbob
Another Kubrick film-A Clockwork Orange. Watched...

Another Kubrick film-A Clockwork Orange. Watched it recently for the first time in about 10 years.It hasn't aged well.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2014, 17:26
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By originalbob
Up a ladder putting up coving. Something to do on...

Up a ladder putting up coving. Something to do on a Sunday afternoon I suppose....
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2014, 14:52
Replies: 621
Views: 14,767
Posted By originalbob
[QUOTE=Billy-One-Ball;73407178]Nasty, patronising...

[QUOTE=Billy-One-Ball;73407178]Nasty, patronising and hideous are the attributes normally found in the religious zealots. Especially when they are judging people, preaching fire and brimstone, and...
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2014, 14:46
Replies: 621
Views: 14,767
Posted By originalbob
I have a great deal of respect for the basic...

I have a great deal of respect for the basic teachings of the worlds major religions. However-I'm not religious because what I don't have any respect for is the monolithic organisations that many of...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 23-06-2013, 08:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,203
Posted By originalbob
Would have to pitch my vote in for Thunderbirds,...

Would have to pitch my vote in for Thunderbirds, being that sort of age.If it's not allowed, then Batman: The Animated Series
Forum: Showbiz 26-12-2012, 15:26
Replies: 131
Views: 9,749
Posted By originalbob
Gerry Anderson has passed away

Just picked this up from the BBC website.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-20845407
He will be sadly missed.
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 26-12-2012, 13:20
Replies: 90
Views: 15,347
Posted By originalbob
Not really worried about the number of channels,...

Not really worried about the number of channels, but a rethink on the forthcoming price increase would be nice-any more and I'm off!
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2012, 09:07
Replies: 55
Views: 3,532
Posted By originalbob
There's something to be said for spending...

There's something to be said for spending christmas day on your own. A leisurely Christmas dinner with a bottle of rather good wine,and just chilling gently!
Forum: Movies 15-04-2012, 07:04
Replies: 117
Views: 9,269
Posted By originalbob
Another vote for Alien 3 here.Think this is a...

Another vote for Alien 3 here.Think this is a very atmospheric film with fine performances from the main players.Alien Resurrection - meh. And don't even get me started on the abominations which...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 10-03-2012, 07:41
Replies: 130
Views: 12,458
Posted By originalbob
Watched the first couple of episodes and...

Watched the first couple of episodes and thought....no.The cancellation really was a mercy I think.
Forum: Movies 21-12-2011, 06:41
Replies: 66
Views: 5,693
Posted By originalbob
Just seen a picture of Richard Armitage in full...

Just seen a picture of Richard Armitage in full armour as Thorin.Is it me or does he look like a Klingon?
Forum: Gaming 11-12-2011, 08:02
Replies: 88
Views: 6,623
Posted By originalbob
Another vote for Elite and Paradroid.The Ultimate...

Another vote for Elite and Paradroid.The Ultimate isometric view games for the Spectrum (Alien8 et al).Way beyond their time!
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2011, 21:14
Replies: 165
Views: 8,457
Posted By originalbob
Another vote for Blackpool.Live there and...

Another vote for Blackpool.Live there and continually being accosted on the way home of an evening by assorted scroungers,drunks and druggies.Place is a dumping ground for benefit scroungers from...
Forum: Advice 17-10-2011, 08:50
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By originalbob
With a sort of answer to your question, I would...

With a sort of answer to your question, I would imagine that the Financial Services Authority would stop you from opening up your own insurance company, unless you can prove that you can satisfy...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 08-10-2011, 18:20
Replies: 60
Views: 4,110
Posted By originalbob
The Discovery from 2001

The Discovery from 2001
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 24-09-2011, 10:52
Replies: 613
Views: 65,986
Posted By originalbob
:DWould have said a move sideways instead! Fringe...

:DWould have said a move sideways instead! Fringe can do no wrong in my eyes-even the worst epsiodes are better than much of what is on TV at the moment.
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