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  1. Napster

    Doncaster 97/98

    an excellent read and a cameo from Anton Johnson http://inbedwithmaradona.com/journal/2016/8/28/fire-and-loathing-in-south-yorkshire-doncaster-rovers-1997-98
  2. Jam_Man

    Jason Williams on loan to Bury Town?

    Derek Bish @BishDerek Sports editor of Bury Free Press, Haverhill Echo, Newmarket Journal, Suffolk Free Press & Diss Express. Southend fan. Views are my own. Derek Bish @BishDerek · 41m Had a chance to speak to Phil Brown himself and he's looking at possibility of #southend striker Jason...
  3. yogi bear up the cagire

    Charlie hebdo

    Pour calmer le jeu après le film Innocence of muslims, Charlie annonce avant tout le monde la sortie d'Intouchables 2! Également dans le journal, les paradis fiscaux de Bernard Arnault, les religieux qui s'engagent pour le mariage homo, et la presse lèche-cul qui remplace la presse...
  4. Daily Mail - worth a look?

    The Daily Mail isn't a paper I've ever bought but I often see it get blamed on here for all sorts so I'm thinking it may be worth having a look at such an influential journal.
  5. Shrimpergarry

    One more friendly? (Takely 4/8)

    The Dunmow Broadcast & Recorder, a journal which I'm sure you all subscribe to, is reporting a possible friendly between Takeley and a Southend United XI next Tuesday. Anyone heard anything from our end...
  6. Cello Scrotum

    Enjoyed this article on the BBC web site: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7853564.stm In particular: A top doctor has admitted her part in hoodwinking a leading medical journal after inventing a medical condition called "cello scrotum". Elaine Murphy - now Baroness Murphy - dreamt up...
  7. Pun-ify my Research Journal Article

    Ok, at work I've done the world's most boring journal paper... but what is quite common nowadays is to have a witty/funny title to make it stand out, as everyone searches by abstract anyway so the title isn't really that important. My working title is: "Review of Software Packages used for...
  8. Irish_Shrimper

    Kerry Katona or Vanessa Feltz

    Simple really. Gun to your head, which one would you smash the big fat annoying and irritating flabby granny out of? :D Katona
  9. mosquito ultrasonic noise device

    Below is an article on the new "mosquito ultrasonic noise device" that is apparently only audible to 25 years and under (approx), It omits a high pitch noise that is painful to the ears but supposed to be harmless. It has be designed to disperse young people that are hanging around areas were...
  10. Interpol Shrimper

    4 week hangover

    From AFP (it wasn't me before anybody says!!!) It may be the longest hangover in the history of binge beer drinking. When a 37-year old man walked into a hospital emergency room in Glasgow, Scotland last October complaining of "wavy" vision and a non-stop headache that had lasted four weeks...
  11. fbm

    My fight against the flab

    In my signature there is a link to a journal about a drastic diet I have embarked on since the end of May. I have lost over 3 stone now and will be concluding the diet fairly soon. Smudger made a reference to it on the Shrimpers boards somewhere but rather than get all off topic, if anyone is...
  12. Referee's get out clause

    Just in case the ref makes a bad decision tonight! New scientific research suggests that football referees are unable to apply the offside rule correctly because it is too complex for the brain and eye to process accurately. The study by a Spanish doctor, Francisco Belda Maruenda(...
  13. Invaluable advice.

    Instructions apparently given to the US military. "Aim towards the enemy." - Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher. "When the pin is pulled, Mr Grenade is not our friend." - US Marine Corps. "Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are...
  14. Napster

    Toughest quiz of the year

    average score is 2 (I think I've got 4). From the Guardian: "Scire ubi aliquid invenire possis, ea demum maxima pars eruditionis est" 1. In 1903: 1 who founded the WSPU? 2 what speed limit was imposed on motor cars? 3 who was the Sublime Paralytic, who died of cholera? 4 whose weekly...
  15. Napster


    Man changes name to Bubba Bubba Bubba An Illinois man has changed his name from Raymond Allen Gray Jr to Bubba Bubba Bubba. He said he got the idea of changing his name in full from banter at work. A female colleague referred to him as Bubba, Bubba, Bubba and another colleague believed that...