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Do you have a GSOH?

  • Yes

    Votes: 57 50.4%
  • Sometimes

    Votes: 16 14.2%
  • No

    Votes: 12 10.6%
  • What's a GSOH?

    Votes: 28 24.8%

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blessmycottonsocks

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Proverbs! Make your bleedin mind up!
Either 'Too many cooks spoil the broth' or 'Many hands make light work'.
Which is it?

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder" .... or "out of sight out of mind"?

As for "an eye for an eye'", I can see the logic behind forbidding any punishment that exceeds the severity of the crime.
 

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My mother-in-law was of this opinion. If you had time to sit down and read you were wasting your time as there were other things to be done. In her opinion all fiction is a complete waste of time. Why would you want made up stories as an adult. And this was from one of the most creative and artistic people I’ve met.
My late father said this about us kids playing card games.
No matter that it's fun with banter and laughter, and it's downright gasp sociable. It was a waste of time, only slightly more pointless than reading storybooks.
 

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Mr. Banooka

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My late father said this about us kids playing card games.
No matter that it's fun with banter and laughter, and it's downright gasp sociable. It was a waste of time, only slightly more pointless than reading storybooks.

I’ve a friend who is the life of the party, great fun to be around etc, but has zero imagination. Anything that isn’t rooted in reality is totally pointless to him.

i think I’ve mentioned him on here before; He’s the friend who said that Hot Fuzz is the worst film he’s ever seen.
 

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I am usually pretty relaxed about people not liking the same stuff as me, but I'd have trouble accepting anyone as a friend who didn't enjoy Hot Fuzz!
We have put it down to him having no frame of reference as he’s not seen any of the movies that Hot Fuzz riffs on. He’s actually got a great sense of humour.
 

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I can recommend Fesshole on Twitter for vulgar humour.

Example -
I once tried to suck my own dick using a pipe from a vacuum cleaner to help me reach.
The suction forced extra blood into my lips and they turned purple. I made up a story to explain the colour of my lips which I had to repeat many times.

Think I alarmed Techy with belly-laughing at that one. :rollingw:
 

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Double entendre overload - I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: The Complete Lionel Blair
Blair hated Clue and especially Humphrey Lyttelton. He resented the jokes about him.
He could have sued but that would've made him look sour and unsporting.

Soon after Lyttelton's death Blair was on the BBC R4 Saturday morning live magazine programme* and the host asked him to say a few words about Lyttelton.

His response was (doing my best to remember) 'He was a horrible, horrible man. You should only say good things about the dead. Good, I'm glad he's dead. I hated him.'

There was a stunned silence before the host moved swiftly on.
Fantastic radio. :rollingw:

*Until a couple of years ago you could still listen to it and I did, and it always made me laugh. :)
 

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Blair hated Clue and especially Humphrey Lyttelton. He resented the jokes about him.
He could have sued but that would've made him look sour and unsporting.

Soon after Lyttelton's death Blair was on the BBC R4 Saturday morning live magazine programme* and the host asked him to say a few words about Lyttelton.

His response was (doing my best to remember) 'He was a horrible, horrible man. You should only say good things about the dead. Good, I'm glad he's dead. I hated him.'

There was a stunned silence before the host moved swiftly on.
Fantastic radio. :rollingw:

*Until a couple of years ago you could still listen to it and I did, and it always made me laugh. :)
Yeah, I was shocked by that. But Humph did push it too far.
 

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Yeah, I was shocked by that. But Humph did push it too far.
I found the jokes funny - the rather laboured lead-up was part of the fun - and I'd assumed Blair didn't mind. It was a surprise to find he most certainly did. In that context it resembles homophobic playground bullying.
 
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