Saturday, March 13, 2010
After years of research, scientists have discovered that women do not like the standard mouse given away with PC's. Scientists found that there is not a physical reason for their aversion; It is more of a Psychological problem.
Some women reported that their mouse 'just didn't feel right' in their hands. Based on the research, a new mouse has been designed especially for women.
Various field tests have been carried out on the new design:
Julie from Hounslow said:-
'It feels so much better. More comfortable, more like how it's supposed to be'
Susan from Chelmsford added:-
'I think mice were originally designed just for men, but this new type is definitely made for women. It fits right in with my lifestyle'
Hillary from Kent :said -
'I took to it like a duck to water, every woman should have one'!
Sally From London Said –
“It feels so natural”
Saturday, March 13, 2010
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'?
No. They're regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you
BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Geography isn't my strong point.
There's a clue in the title.
Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
I don't know.
I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...?
Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS )
What is the capital of Italy ?
France is another country. Try again.
Oh, um, Benidorm.
Wrong, sorry, let's try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Sorry, I don't know.
Just guess a country then.
THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)
Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: - Prison, or the Conservative Party?
The Conservative Party..
BEACON RADIO ( WOLVERHAMPTON )
For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis:
I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (this is my favourite!!!!!)
What was Gandhi's first name?
GWR FM ( Bristol )
What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
I don't know, I wasn't watching it then..
PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO MANCHESTER )
What's 11 squared?
I don't know.
I'll give you a clue. It's two ones with a two in the middle.
Is it five?
RICHARD AND JUDY (daytime show)
Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
RICHARD AND JUDY
On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Er. ... ....
He makes bread . . ..
Er .. ........
He makes cakes . . ..
Kipling Street ?
LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
I was really after the name of a country.
I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain ...
NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1)
What is the world's largest continent?
ROCK FM ( PRESTON )
Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre:
What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (LBC)
How many kings of England have been called Henry?
Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth ... ER. ER ... Three?
CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO BRISTOL )
In which European country is Mount Etna ?
I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I can let you try again.
Er ............ Mexico ?
PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE )
How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?
Contestant (long pause):
DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
In which country would you spend shekels?
Try the next letter of the alphabet..
Iceland ? Ireland ?
Daryl Denham: (helpfully)
It's a bad line. Did you say Israel ?
PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Er... ..... ...
It's got two syllables . . . Kor ..
Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . ..
OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . ...
What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB)
What religion was Guy Fawkes?
That's close enough.
STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (BBC RADIO 2)
Johnny Weissmuller died on this day.. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loin cloth did he play?
Friday, March 12, 2010
A bit about me –you’re welcome to nick it from me so I can find out stuff about you too
I give you money and send you into the grocery store to pick up 6 items. You can only pick one thing from the following departments... What is it?
1. Produce: Mangoes
2. Bakery: So Good For You brand of seed crusted whole wheat bread
3. Meat: Chicken breast
4. Frozen: low fat ice cream
5. Dry goods: brown rice
6. Dairy: skimmed milk
Let's say we're heading out for a weekend getaway. You're only allowed to bring 3 articles of clothing with you.
2. Leather jacket
If I was to listen in on one of your conversations throughout the day.. What 5 phrases or words would I be most likely to hear?
1. Ikkle bunny
2. Great workout this morning
3. I’m away to my bed
4. I’m catching up on sparks
5. *to DH* what do you want for lunch/dinner
What 3 things do you find yourself doing every single day, and if you didn't get to do, you probably wouldn't be in the best mood?
1. Working out without interruption from DH
2. listening to music
Sweet, you just scored a whole afternoon to yourself. What 5 activities might we find you doing? Working out, sparking, listening to music, cooking, going for a walk
We're going to the zoo. But, it looks like it could start storming, so it'll have to be a quick visit. What 3 exhibits do we have to get to?
1. The big cats
2. Monkey enclosure
You just scored tickets to the taping of any live show that comes on t.v. of your choice.
Ant and Dec’s Christmas Show provided Robbie Williams featured
You're hungry for ice cream. I'll give you a triple dipper ice cream cone.
Somebody stole your wallet. In order to get it back, you have to name 5 things you know are inside to claim it.
1. Picture of Robbie Williams
2. Friendship card from Jackie
3. Brain donation card
4. Organ donations card
5. Impulse perfume spray
If you could go back and talk to the old you when you were in high school, and inform yourself of 4 things, what would you say?
1. True friends tell you the truth
2. Save for old age- yes you will get old and grey- trust me!
3. Never a borrower or lender be………apart from a mortgage.
4. If you do lend money- consider it a gift- you’re unlikely to get it back
1. In one sentence, explain what ended your last relationship:
My relationship with DH has lasted 36 years- the previous guy wanted me as a trophy girlfriend to show off to his mates- very shallow! Ditched him!
2. What made you smile today?:
Getting more exercise and me time in to avoid the noise of F1 motor racing DH was watching- I disappeared up stairs for just over an hour had a luxurious shower and he was still there watching it.
3. What were you doing this morning at 8a.m.?:
Aerobics then a stint cycling and rowing
4. What were you doing 15 minutes ago?:
5. Something that happened to you in 1985?:
I can’t remember that far back!
6. Your first day of high school?:
We don’t have high school here- but at Grammar School I got to choose between learning Russian or German as a second language- chose Russian.
7. Last thing you said aloud?:
Okay babe- to DH- he was finally going for a shower after watching F1 in his jim jams LOL
8. Last thing someone else said aloud?:
I’m going for a shower….what a pee?
9. Worst thing currently on television:
The news- so depressing
10. What was in the mail today?:
A leckie (electric) bill
11. How many different beverages have you drank today?:
A fruit smoothie, tea and water 3
12. What is your favourite part of the day?:
First thing b4 DH gets up and I can spark and get my cardio in…..in peace
13. Your current To-Do list?:
Food shopping, dinner our tonight with bezzie mate, go to Uxbridge tomorrow for a wander around the shops (nice long walk), contact hospital about getting my DBS battery checked/
14. Where is your best friend right now?
Grooming a dog (that’s her job, professional dog groomer)
15. What colour is your toothbrush?:
16. What is out your back door?:
The garden- presently in good nick but also has some rubble from doing up the kitchen
17. Any plans for Friday night?:
Seeing Jackie for a meal at our fav restaurant
18. Least favourite place to shop:
Hounslow West-------it’s all shoe shops- stocking all the same shoes
19. Last thing you bought:
A necklace in Diamonds and Pearls b4 it closed down in Uxbridge
20. Last gift you received:
A dress and complimenting scarf from Jackie for Xmas- I bought it a few weeks back with the Xmas NEXT voucher she gave me
21. Funniest thing you heard all day:
while watching a wildlife show- a keeper was going to revisit some elephants he’d not seen for 5 years “I wonder what they’ll be like” he said. And I thought well d’you think they’ve turned into Zebra? They’ll be bigger………that’s all!!!!!!!!!!!!!
22. Favourite mug:
A friendship mug from Jackie- lilac and cream in colour- when ever I’m poorly I use it. Daft huh?
23. What colour is your front door?
It’s dark wood
24. Beautiful is:
Robbie Williams singing a ballad
25. Describe your keychain:
to many keys
26. Where do you keep your change?
In my purse or I have an empty out into the jar
27. Say something to the number 1 person in your Top 8 on Myspace:
Don’t go on there
28. What kind of winter coat do you have?:
Dark grey parka with a fur trimmed hood and sleeves for everyday use and a black leather coat trimmed with suede for posh!
29. What was the weather like on your graduation day?:
Didn’t have graduation over here in my day!
30. Last ice cream flavor:
Low fat Strawberry with pistachio sauce
31. Last rainbow you saw:
in the park about a week ago
32. Something you are excited about:
A- attention! who are you?
I am different things to different people; wife, friend……….but I am me!
B- baby fat.. how heavy were you at birth?
Under 5 pounds- can’t remember exactly- but remember having to be baptized, they didn’t think I’d survive!
C- circles.. how many times around before you get dizzy?
D- devious.. best prank ever?
Can’t think of one off hand
E- envious.. what quality do you wish you had?
Confidence at a party- I’m really not a party animal, prefer a small group of friends
F- fire! what gets you hot and bothered?
Politians who say they’re telling the truth and to trust them! You think???
G- guilty! of what?
Being a perfectionist.
H- high on life.. whats your favorite part about yours?
Friends and family
I- inconceivable!! what totally baffles you?
Why anyone would enjoy watching the news- so depressing
J- just like that! favorite position?
You want the SP on my case for an inappropriate post??
K- knees... walk on yours. how do you feel?
L- lights! or dark?
Lights always…..and I mean ALL WAYS LOL
M- maybe =) .. are you a tease, shy, or forward?
Can be all 3
N- night! what do you wear to bed?
Jim jams in the winter, nothing once it’s warm enough to go without
O- obsession.. what cant you get enough of?
Robbie Williams, sparks, sun and fresh air (in that order)
P- prohibition.. favoured alcoholic drink?
Q- quit it! what irritates you most?
Uncontrollable kids! And noisy kids!.
R- reverse.. how far can you walk backwards [without looking] before you hit something?
I’d be more worried what I step in!!!!!!!!
S- silent! something you've never told before?
I wish I’d got married!
T- talent! any nifty ones?
The patience of a saint when F1 is on!
U- utopia.. where would you live if money didnt matter?
V- violinin'.. play any instruments?
W- work.. what is your ideal job, realistically?
I’m retired now and happy to keep it that way.
X- marks the spot! whats your spot?
If you mean fav restaurant it’s gotta be The Grapes or The Pheasant- both are excellent.
Y- y did you do that? stupidest thing you've done...
Lordie I am always doing stupid things….where do you want me to start?
Z- best 'z' word ever?
Okay gotta go and do the food shop for the week then get ready to go out tonight.
I enjoyed doing that survey
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