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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:38 pm

Teppic wrote:Just watching a repeat from the H series on Dave.

Sandi Toksvig mentioned Hans Christian Andersen put "I am not dead, I'm asleep" signs next to his bed because he feared being buried alive. Is this where Pratchett got the "I Aten't Dead" idea for Granny Weatherwax from? :?:
It's possible. I don't know if Terry has ever said that's where he got the idea from. :)
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Postby Penfold » Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:42 pm

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Tonyblack wrote:Who was that woman with the puppet on the last show? :shock: I hope they don't have her on there again. :roll:


She was the reason we didn't watch the xl one... so annoying

It was great to see it back to its normal high quality self last night. Trying to avoid spoilers but;

spoiler box wrote:Watching a respected physicist (Prof. Brian Cox) enjoying the conversation about Ewok tossing on Titan almost had me wetting myself with laughter. :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:06 pm

And Sue Perkins was on, and I think she's great! :D
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Postby Teppic » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:27 pm

I didn't mind the ventriloquist thing as a one-off, but last night's episode was quality - best in the series so far. Great guests and Prof Brian Cox was made for QI really, would like to see him back.
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Postby meerkat » Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:54 pm

Brian Cox is LOVELY! And the man has a sense of humour, so rare in Scientists! Well, the ones I used to work with anyway! :roll:
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Postby Willem » Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:54 am

meerkat wrote:Brian Cox is LOVELY! And the man has a sense of humour, so rare in Scientists! Well, the ones I used to work with anyway! :roll:


Isn't/wasn't he a musician in some band too?
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Postby spideyGirl » Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:04 am

"Things can only get better, can only get better, now I found you" :D
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Postby Penfold » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:26 am

spideyGirl wrote:"Things can only get better, can only get better, now I found you" :D

http://youtu.be/oCtK0E50OLc :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:23 pm

watched the xl version last night and i agree it was a v good episode :D
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Postby Kin Arad » Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:47 pm

I just watched a QI from the B series, where Alan + Stephen swap - hilarious!!! :lol: :lol:
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Postby pandasthumb » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:09 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
Teppic wrote:Just watching a repeat from the H series on Dave.

Sandi Toksvig mentioned Hans Christian Andersen put "I am not dead, I'm asleep" signs next to his bed because he feared being buried alive. Is this where Pratchett got the "I Aten't Dead" idea for Granny Weatherwax from? :?:
It's possible. I don't know if Terry has ever said that's where he got the idea from. :)


Didn't he also travel with a coil of rope in case of fires - and the need for escape?
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Postby Sister Jennifer » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:59 pm

Tonyblack wrote:And Sue Perkins was on, and I think she's great! :D


Bonanza!

I love QI. Australia was a bit slow getting it but am glad it's finally here. They have amazing guests on. I think Sue Perkins is great as well.

My husband, children & myself are the only people I know in real life who watch it. How sad is that? The kids don't get all of what they're talking about but some of it sinks in & they have a giggle at Alan, Bill Bailey & co.

My family always catch me out though, if I'm trying to sound intelligent about something they go, 'Learn that from Stephen Fry did ya?'. Cheeky sods.

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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:09 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I must get Sharlene into it. Although it will have to have subtitles as she finds British English hard to understand sometimes. I have to translate during British war movies. :wink:
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Postby spideyGirl » Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:14 pm

Tonyblack wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:

I must get Sharlene into it. Although it will have to have subtitles as she finds British English hard to understand sometimes. I have to translate during British war movies. :wink:


Even I need a translator during some of those, whato, bombs away chaps :)
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Postby meerkat » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:21 am

Pink Popsie to Red Leader, coming in! :lol:
I say! The Cad has stolen my wallet donchaknow? :lol:
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