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Discussion in 'off topic' started by George J, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

    You have me confused with Nick Robinson.
     
  2. CHE

    CHE pfm Member

    I was once interviewed on TV by someone who recently attempted to be elected as Prime Minister. I think I still have it on tape somewhere.

    CHE
     
  3. Bjork67

    Bjork67 pfm Member

    On a works do over christmas i was throwing up and boy george who was the Dj walked past.
     
  4. eternumviti

    eternumviti pfm Member

    I vaguely knew that lot in the late 70s. My then girlfriend shared a flat in Devonshire Close behind Harley Street with Rusty Egan, and there was a regular procession of the Blitz Club crowd, Stevie Strange, Boy George and so on. Never went to The Blitz Club, not my bag.
     
  5. tqineil

    tqineil pfm Member

    The blonde Scouse nightmare?
     
  6. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    Paul O'Grady?
     
  7. deebster

    deebster pfm Member

  8. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    He went to my school you know (he says, name-droppingly).
     
  9. deebster

    deebster pfm Member

    Have a pint for yourself
    And a pint for the drag TV guy
     
  10. eternumviti

    eternumviti pfm Member

    I used to work with Dave Alibone. He was briefly the radio operator on the Prinz Eugen.
     
  11. CHE

    CHE pfm Member

    The very same. We had a disagreement on how to pronounce the word 'plethora'; she claimed her elocution teacher taught her proper, like.

    CHE
     
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  12. Craig B

    Craig B Re:trophile

    I dated Miss Moneypenny's (Lois Maxwell's) niece; does that count?
     
  13. Thorn

    Thorn pfm Member

    I'm descended from Dick Turpin's paternal grandfather.
     
  14. DCA

    DCA pfm Member

    My Dad used to drink in the same pub Sammy Davis Junior never drank in!:rolleyes:
     
  15. SteveT

    SteveT pfm Member

    When I lived in Catford many moons ago I lived near the sweet shop that was owned by the parents of Blakey from On the Buses. I never saw Blakey mind but that must count for something surely.
     
  16. Bjork67

    Bjork67 pfm Member

    o_O I"ll get you butler
     
  17. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats


    I've got one thing to say to you. Olive!
     
  18. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    I met Bill Clinton in 1974, and was soaking wet and half-naked at the time.

    It was a Saturday morning in October, 1974, I had just got up and gone to take a shower. As soon as I got back to my dorm room there was a knock on the door, so with a towel around my waist I answered, and there stood Bill Clinton with his hand out. I shook it (holding up the towel with the other hand...), he introduced himself and asked if I was registered to vote, and if he could count on my vote in November. He was running for the Arkansas 3rd Congressional District, against the incumbent Republican John Paul Hammerschmidt. I informed him that yes I was registered, but in a different district and my own Democratic Congressman would get my support. He informed me that there was still time to change my registration and support him, to which I politely declined. He shook me hand again and went off to knock on the door of the next dormitory room.

    Clinton lost that election, but two years later he ran for office as Arkansas Attorney General and won, then two years after that ran for Governor and won.
     
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  19. chiily

    chiily PFM Special Builder

    My Dad was Donald Neilson's (The Black Panther https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Neilson armed robber, kidnapper and murderer) best mate since infants school. My Dad was interviewed for BBC News and appeared in a TV documentary about Neilson.

    And my sister dated Peter Frampton for a while back in the 70s.
     
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  20. eternumviti

    eternumviti pfm Member

    Did she show him the way, everyday?

    Sorry, that was terrible.
     
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