Things you didn't realise ....

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Things you didn't realise ....

Postby pablo jaye on Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:42 am

A thread for those 'D'oh' moments, when the penny finally drops and you realise that you had missed the bleedin' obvious.

I was up early this morning and 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' was on the box ... and I suddenly twigged that George Peppard of 'The A Team' fame played the supporting role to the gorgeous Audrey Hepburn.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Patito on Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:59 am

Having only ever bought second hand, I didn't realise that only cars 3+ years old had to get MOT'd every year :oops:
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby White Goodman on Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:34 am

That the lyrics to Somewhere over the Rainbow are

Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high

and not

Somewhere over the rainbow, weigh a pie

I realised this about 2 months ago . I'm 43 .
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby view from the shires on Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:02 pm

That the Queens name isn't Smiling Big Eileen (Down in the Tube Station at Midnight)
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby somerset-hammer on Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:13 pm

That No, means No..
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Tenbury on Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:19 pm

That getting old was so s--t.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby hammerdivone on Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:21 pm

Tenbury wrote:That getting old was so s--t.


It's only **** if that's what you make of it. As the saying goes 'One Life, Live It'
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby ironstu on Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:35 pm

Good thread.

Not from me personally but there's a feature on the radio called "Shouldn't Be News" which has a few ridiculous ones. Last night one person said that when they was a kid and heard a competition on the radio or TV that they to ask for a certain Bill Payer's permission if they wanted to enter! They never worked out who Bill Payer was so never entered any. Made me chuckle.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:40 pm

Until the last few years, I always thought the clocks went back for 6 months, then forward for 6 months. Turns out its back for 5 and forward for 7! :oops:
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby PF. on Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:38 pm

Twinkle Twinkle Liitle Star, Baa Baa Black Sheep, & The Alphabet Song are all the same tune.

(I’ve got a 3 year-old and a 1-month old baby.)
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby CMNinja on Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:10 pm

I have always thought a 'brown trout' was a euphemism for a poo - last summer a friend invited us over to eat some brown trout he'd caught that day. It took Mrs Ninja to explain that it is, in fact, a fish and that my friend didn't hate me.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby The Collector on Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:28 pm

White Goodman wrote:That the lyrics to Somewhere over the Rainbow are

Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high

and not

Somewhere over the rainbow, weigh a pie

I realised this about 2 months ago . I'm 43 .


In a similar vein, “this song is dedicated to a one eyed dove”. Mammas and Papas.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby pablo jaye on Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:31 pm

A mate of mine once asked 'Where is Odocola Bay ..... you know, the one that Otis Redding sang about sitting on?'
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Polaroid on Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:32 am

I now realise that The Band were singing "Take a load off Annie" :oops:
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Samba on Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:09 am

Chaka Khan's I'm Every Woman was not Climb Every Woman
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby WHU Independent on Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:37 am

There is no overtime in your life. You have an amount of time and then you are done. I've woken up to this a while ago and I refuse to work with people I don't like, making money for people I don't know, for not enough money for the work you do and with zero satisfaction for what you do, Live your life as it is your last day because some day it will be.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Status Kev on Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:38 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Until the last few years, I always thought the clocks went back for 6 months, then forward for 6 months. Turns out its back for 5 and forward for 7! :oops:


I only realised that last year myself.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby DasNutNock on Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:43 am

Polaroid wrote:I now realise that The Band were singing "Take a load off Annie" :oops:


No, they were definitely taking a load of fanny.
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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby spod on Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:00 pm

That Ebeneezer Goode was about, you know, drugs.


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Re: Things you didn't realise ....

Postby Etonhammer on Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:42 pm

view from the shires wrote:That the Queens name isn't Smiling Big Eileen (Down in the Tube Station at Midnight)


Was it live or was it........ :D
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