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Not to call me that. Incidentally, is your dad a headmaster? Was he MY headmaster?
Question your sue.
Seriously, my headmaster was called Mr Grindrod and I imagine it's not that common a surname. If you gave him a date he could tell you what was number one that week, all the way back to the 60s. Which was bloody impressive.
as that guy from the WKD adverts. Hi Sue!
My head hurts, and jokes with camp accents don't work on the internet. I assumed you could hear me. I might go back to bed.
My Dad's a teacher, but never a headmaster. It's funny - for an unusual name, I quite often get people saying: "Oh you must be so-and-so's brother" etc.
Are you English? Do you live in a castle? Is it haunted?
I once got asked these 3 questions as and opening conversational gambit by a fat american gentleman called 'brock'. I was sat next to him on an overnight greyhound trip through rural canada. Longest night of my life.
was a bit of a tangent but it made sense in my mind. All americans assuming you must know their great aunt Radicus because you live in London etc.
ALL Americans. There are NO exceptions.
that actually worked.
What time you in today then?
Scratches Marco's head.
Mutual grooming, i likey!
*picks lice out of bobbys scalp*
What? Where did that come from??
We need that users list back...
...but not for long !
white, 1 sugar. thanks.
More than coffee this morning. Day 11 of a 12 day shift. Oh yes.
This board has gotten alot less active since it was revamped. Are you all quiet/tired/busy ???
did you do that? Making pizza?
people go to for pizza and food in general when drunk. I guess you didn't run it under cold water.
Perhaps the dog actually burnt you so you'd give up the pizza.
I'm guessing you don't make pizza that often, pat.
You called her "Pat"...
Nah, I saw pat at the end of all my posts. It's like 'f'real' or 'know what i'm sayin' etc.
Nice strategy! You realise you'll have to keep up the pretence forever, now.
I actually thought that name was made up?
I seriously thought you'd made it up. Is that chris guy really named Budget because that would be ace!
Your car has arrived Mr Budget
The name's Budget Chris De Budget.
my real name was 'budget'- but its not. my real name sucks big time. don't tell them bob! if you do i'll tell them your middle name(s).
Grindrod isn't astounding enough
You're welcome to tell them, Chris!
Anyway, your secret's safe with me!
can i tell? it's a blinding quadrouple whammy of a name.
Go for it - just make sure you get it right!
there. i've done it. a feel a strange mix of guilt and pride
Good work. you remembered it all!
Now wash your hands.
the sort of name I want to give my son. Mrs Bamos doesn't understand the middle name fascination, but the more names, the better it looks on a cricket scorecard. Which is clearly what you should think about when naming a child.
R C W Grindrod works brilliantly. Like I T Botham. And many others.
I never thought that would be your really name, Mr Grindrod! I thought it was some kind of suggestive in-joke. That's ace.
finding out peoples real names. Or, in this case, having them confirmed. As much as I love a nickname, you can't beat the beauty of knowing what people's mothers call them.
tell everyone that your real name is:
Percival Poddington Bromley Armthorpe?
is so dull. I wish I had some middle names to stretch it out a bit.
yes, that's it. It's lame. What's yours?
ANDREW warn, to you. I was named Andrew after the bassist in the Faculty, Andrew Prolearthreat.
and thewarn's name is?
Stefan Peter Appleby.
Oh yes. I have a selection of business cards available for anyone who wants one. And some who don't.
sadpunk's name? I was intrigued when he claimed someone was 'nearly right' with Merlin...
I'm not revealling my full name for fear of identity theft!
There's one or two of you on here who are just dying to be me!
My initials are M.A.W.
My brother's initials are R.A.W.
My first sister's initials are S.A.W.
and my other sister's initals are L.A.W.
being serious? Is your middle name actually Andrew? cos I'm gonna get bloody freaked if it is!!
they're on to me!
name is Andrew, yes.
bugger. we really are the same person.
we've/I've got a spare dEUS ticket then?
If we're in the same place at the same time, we both die?
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They're all doing it.
I'm getting a Nike one done.
Have to find some Nike kitchen utensils....
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I'm here! But not at work, woop, so I've had a nice lie-in. I'm looking for a new job on the internet. Any suggestions?
found a decent job paper or internet site but then my industry is all contacts and internal opportunities.
when you said suggestions did you mean sites???
In my dressing gown, having a smoke and waiting for the right light so as to go out and shoot a spooky church in the east of Stockholm for a video
Mrs Anschul is making trousers for the Swedish Queen and and has just finished dresses for the Queen and Princess Victoria (the future Queen) for their visit to London Tomorrow
Ain't life grand
I wish I was you!
It's not how it sounds from that little blurb
this is the church
and this is the cemetry
It contains the grave of Olof Palme, the Swedish Prime Minister who was shot dead (assasinated?) by and unknown gun man in 1986 - that's what I'm going to shoot!
the grave (or rather the obelisk headstone) of the sculptor Johan Tobias Sergel who you, if you live in Stockholm for long enough, will realise had an enormous influence on how this city looks.
What a fun thing to do! Better than being stuck in anoffice in Reading... What's it for?
The video to my dead band's first single - Your Grace
If they're dead, how are you going to play TOTP?
you require a top twent single to be on top of the pops and I doubt we'll ever have a UK top twenty single
If we do they'll have to play the f*cking video!
to hear your band died. Err. Is that why you're filming a graveyard? I guess it must be...
The video is a like a masonic architecture tour of stockholm with a sub-plot conspiracy theory symbolically linking the deaths (assasinations?) Of Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh, Prime Minister Olof Palme and Duke Bernadotte - the latter being Swedish Politician and UN mediator (the first ever UN mediator) in the Arab-Isreali war in 1947/48
no one was ever convicted of any of these murders and in the case of Bernadotte his murderers went on into the Israelli Parliament and even to the top ruling jobs
Rock and roll eh?
No one was convicted of the murders of Palme and Bernadotte
Are you a 'media-type', Patricide?
but in the tiny part of it in the north.
All the london based jobs are for business writers and other snoozeworthy jobs.
Squirrel - um can't help with agencies and only know the same sites you will.
what is it you do?
arts marketing. Or ideally, radio. I think I've found most of the really useful sites now, I just need to keep checking...
Do you do coke?
yes but the white stuff - I do not! and it's not a stereotype depending on the publication you work for
I must renew my subscription to that. Sadly I've spent all my money on coke so it'll be a while.
The agency we use to hire people here is called something like Jugglers, not sure if that's any use to you Squirrel.
where do you work?
a little media analysis company. Give me a little while and I'll have the details of the agency, just waiting for the person who knows to come out of a meeting. Can't promise it'll help, but you never know!
The agency we sometimes use is called RP Cushing Recruitment, which specialises in market research, marketing, design and creative jobs.
The website is www.rpcushing.com
Hope that's of some use to you.
Know someone who works there. She wouldnt do such a thing!
I cant think of any puns.
there are alot of people in the industry who live through the nose :D
You're in a jolly mood today.... PAT!
It's just typical in CERTAIN media circles.
Jolliness - remember Jolly Ranchers? I'm just yapping more as there are no notes.
I did just get a new job, now I need another new job. :(
And yes, sites, agencies etc, if anyone has any bright ideas. I'm getting there, and I'm not unemployed yet, hopefully all will be fine.