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Your move, Sherlock.
in fact, my politics teacher WON. and this is why i am in love with him.
This is why I hate her.
it would be amazing wouldn't it?
we'd have a CONNECTION, cowcow, A CONNECTION.
Is YOUR politices teacher circa 1990
My grandad just smokes and plays the harmonium at religious events. Sometimes at the same time.
He watched the horse racing and the cricket and the football, and the Poirot things on ITV, but usually read or went for walks or bought new suits. Pretty cool guy.
died before I was born
My grandad just moans about how the country is going to the dogs and if you ever get a spot or something weird on your face he will point to it as soon as he walks through the door and slowly walk towards you still pointing at it. disgusted. utterly disgusted. and then he'll say WHATS THAT
He watched the cricket and Songs of Praise and, I think, Countdown, and did crosswords, but mostly he just fell asleep in his armchair and snored a lot.
seems so much fun. Falling asleep in armchairs, doing the crossword, collecting the pension, watching the horses, complaining about the cold but being utterly unaware it's the grim grip of Death tightening around your lungs... I don't want to have to go to the bother of getting a wife and kids though. Are you able to adopt a family when you get to 65? I'd like the full 2.4 package to have worry about me and try to put me into a home: 'son', 'daughter-in-law' with a nice rack that I'll unapologetically stare at during Christmas dinner, slaggy 'granddaughter', geeky 'grandson'. That would be nice, thanks.
but I did. I wish they'd bring it back, it was what a quiz show should be like - no nonsense, just questions and a mildly condescending but inobtrusive host. Now you're lucky to get five questions a programme in amongst all the "tension building" and they are along the lines of "Category: vegetables. What vegetable is long, orange and rhymes with parrot?".
QUESTION OR NOMINATE?
It puts crap like Eggheads and Weakest Link to shame.
Doubt anyone could get away with describing their occupation as 'fudge packer' on a teatime gameshow these days either ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL5mGb_bEBw ).
she also loved Going For Gold with a burning passion.
In other quiz news I've just realised I vaguely know someone who's going to be on University Challenge tonight. Apparently Bamos knows someone too but I think it's a different person. All this in the wake of DiS's own Manchester Whyman last week... mental.
Went out at around the middle stage i think.
i think she was out first!
and I was 2nd last to go out
ME > YR GRANNY
Is William G. as cool in real life as he seems on the telly?
William G Stewart is THE DON
he had light reactive lenses before every man and his dog had them.
I used to watch it loads. We worked out that when he asked a question beginning: "In which field of the arts..." 9/10 times it was Sculpture.
Also, from his wiki page: "He is known to be good friends with Nicholas Parsons. This was often referred to when a Nicholas Parsons related question was asked on Fifteen to One. He is also a keen morris-dancer."
I love how they were so strict about giving contestants only one chance that someone re-entered under a pseudonym and the production company took him to court.