most boring things ever

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

ohhhh

sports commentators on TV
7
9%
prog rock
7
9%
Lord of the Rings films and things like that
13
17%
doctors waiting rooms
12
16%
newspapers
0
No votes
Sunday mass
11
14%
The Queen
8
10%
Top Gear
8
10%
IT trade fairs
10
13%
Stevenage
1
1%
 
Total votes: 77

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Re: most boring things ever

Postby kath » 09 Mar 2014, 16:12

Jimbo2 wrote:
kath wrote: it felt like an entire phone book of names being read out...


Not quite that many at mine today. There were only seven grads but no pomp was spared. It went from 10 am to 3:30. Holy fuck was it boring.


five and a half hours... for seven people??

i'm gonna have nightmares.

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Re: most boring things ever

Postby Charlie O. » 09 Mar 2014, 16:32

GoogaMooga wrote:Bored of the Rings

That was GREAT!

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Re: most boring things ever

Postby Deebank » 09 Mar 2014, 18:08

Trade fairs is/are a very soft target. They're always going to be fantastically boring if you don't have a dog in the fight.
I expect John would piss himself with excitement at LanguageTeachingEx'14 though.
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Re: most boring things ever

Postby PENK » 09 Mar 2014, 20:56

Loki wrote:
never/ever wrote:* People complaining about the evil stuff Piers Morgan/Sarah Palin/Republicans/Tea Party/NRA (etc) say

Politics in general. UGH.


Politics might not be incredibly exciting but at least it's important.

Unlike Top Gear or Stevenage.

Then again, Stevenage isn't Milton Keynes.

Can you imagine an episode of Top Gear filmed in Milton Keynes?
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Re: most boring things ever

Postby Phil T » 09 Mar 2014, 21:28

Tapiocahead wrote:I went to Stevenage last year for a football match. There is a quite interesting cycle path scheme there.


After a comment like that, I vote we put you on that list.

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Re: most boring things ever

Postby Quaco » 10 Mar 2014, 16:31

the masked man wrote:
Quaco wrote:Did you have these AOL "free internet minutes" CDs in the U.K.?

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Definitely one of the most boring things ever, along with Poco and bulk chocolates from 1993.


At one point you couldn't open a magazine in the UK without one of those discs falling out. And they were constantly being pushed through my door with the post. It felt like AOL was entreating me to join a cult and it was never going to let me forget about their existence.

I read a stat that at one point AOL was responsible for producing something like 25% of all CDs being manufactured in the world.

Ha! That's amazing. They really were dreadful things.
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Re: most boring things ever

Postby JQW » 10 Mar 2014, 17:06

the masked man wrote:I read a stat that at one point AOL was responsible for producing something like 25% of all CDs being manufactured in the world.


A stat I read was that at one point, 50% of all manufactured CDs carried the AoL logo. That will have included both discs produced by AoL themselves, and other CDs containing some AoL content, such as magazine cover discs.
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Re: most boring things ever

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 09 May 2018, 22:18

PENK wrote:Can you imagine an episode of Top Gear filmed in Milton Keynes?


imagine?
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