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This Week:
* DOCTOR WHO - is Malcolm Tucker
* BATMAN - Can you draw him with your eyes closed?
* BRASS EYE - The Pilot

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B3ta email 593  - 9 Aug 2013

Read this issue whilst tugging your forelock
http://b3ta.com/newsletter/issue593 

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  B3tans - hello! We made a TV show for C4 at the
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: WHAT B3TA PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS WEEK

  >> Malcolm Tucker Is Dr Who! <<
  "Thought I'd try to beat the inevitable
  bandwagon," writes BobbyBigBalls. "NSFW as it's
  Malcolm Tucker."
http://www.b3ta.com/links/1044898


  >> Graham Murkett on the porn block. <<
  Somegreybloke is unsure whether David Cameron's
  porn block goes far enough. The UK must be 100%
  child-safe. 100%.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/1045105


  >> Jaws 19 <<
"We want hoverboards," exclaims Eddache. "But
before we can, we have to make a bunch of Jaws
movies." This is because Back to the Future 2 is
set in 2015 and features an ad for Jaws 19.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Jaws_19


  >> IT swank or It's wank <<
  "Still not entirely sure why I made this,"
  confesses creator a username. Crowdcheck your
  harsh judgements of IT tat.
http://itswank.com/


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: WATCH THE ASHENS MOVIE NOW!
  
  Stuart Ashen writes - 

  "A comedy adventure feature film? On YouTube?
  For free? Sounds like a good deal to us. Maybe
  this is the future of online video - we don't
  know, but we do know you can spot our very own
  Ginger Fuhrer in it, if you keep your eyes
  open..."
http://bit.ly/gamechild


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: QUESTION OF THE WEEK
  MTFU
  
  We wanted to know when have you'd stepped up
  and been brave. Or failed to:
http://b3ta.com/questions/mtfu/

  Here's three stories of killing things to make
  your Friday that much funner:

  * CHICKEN - "My folks live in that there
  countryside and for a while they kept chickens.
  When one of them got ill, they separated her from
  the rest of the flock so that nothing would
  spread - did all the right sorts of things - but
  it became apparent that this chook was on a
  downward slope. Dad didn't have it in him to
  wring the chicken, which resulted in a visit to
  the vet. In a farming community. With a chicken.
  To have it put down. I'm not sure that he ever
  held his head high in the town after that."
  (barryheadwound)


  * SPIDER - "At the moment I'm staying with my
  parents' hotel in the tropics. The other night a
  man came up and asked me to please remove a
  couple of spiders from his room as they were too
  big and he couldn't handle them. He was at least
  2m tall and must have weighed around 120kg. I am
  a 1m60 female and tip the scales at 48kg after a
  big dinner. I gently ushered the tiny 5cm spiders
  out of his room with my hands while his
  girlfriend stared at him in disgust. I don't
  think he got any that night." (snakelady)


  * MOUSE - "A while back I caught a mouse in my
  kitchen. It was just sitting on the worktop
  staring at me when I turned on the light,
  probably a bit too surprised to move and hoping
  I'd just go away. What could I do with it? Throw
  it outside? Then it would just come back in. No,
  I needed a humane way to kill it. I could have
  just left it in a jar with the lid screwed down
  until it suffocated but that seemed a bit cruel.
  I know, car exhaust! Right, let's start my car.
  Battery flat after sitting there for weeks.
  Bugger. Right, let's try my girlfriend's car.
  No, I can't find the keys and they're probably
  in the bedroom. Let's not wake her up with a
  mouse in a jar, eh? Okay, and the van is diesel
  which has non-toxic exhaust fumes. So that is
  how I came to be standing in the back garden at
  3am in my underwear trying to kick-start a
  recalcitrant motorbike, to provide some carbon
  monoxide to do away with a mouse that had
  probably already died of boredom." (gordonjcp)


  >> This Week - Exposed <<
  Ever been naked in public? Have you ever exposed
  yourself, indecently or otherwise? Tell us your
  adventures as a prolific sex pest or accidental
  flasher:
http://b3ta.com/questions/exposed/


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: USVSTH3M SLOT
  It's been quiz week. A whole week of quizzes.

  >> Stock Photography Quiz <<
  Can you match the pictures to the ridiculous
  search terms they were found under in the stock
  photography library?
http://toys.usvsth3m.com/stock-quiz/


  >> Are You a GIF Prediction Genius? <<
  What happened next? But with funny stuff from
  the internet.
http://toys.usvsth3m.com/areyouagifpredictiongenius/


  >> Guess the City <<
  Test your geography skills by identifying a
  metropolis from its outline - or just use the
  easymode clues.
http://toys.usvsth3m.com/guessthecity/


  And if you like this stuff then consider
  following @usvsth3m via your twitterotron -
  we've now got 5,000 followers and we plan to
  dole out the Kool-aid shortly:
https://twitter.com/usvsth3m


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: SITES IN BRIEF
  Stuff we like that wasn't made by our mates

  >> Can you draw Batman with your eyes closed? <<
  We tried - it looks like a cross between a dog
  and an ant.
http://www.blindasabatman.com/


  >> George Washington fighting a Tyrannosaurus <<
  Artist Mark Wagner makes peculiar images out of
  one dollar bills.
http://artsy.net/artist/mark-wagner 


  >> The Inception Button <<
  Everything is better when you press the
  Inception Button. BWAAAARH.
http://inception.davepedu.com/


  >> Vintage WTF <<
  Surprisingly, even our great-grandparents had a
  great sense of humour. 
http://vintagewtf.tumblr.com/


  >> Endless, odd internet things <<
  Just keep refreshing to waste away whatever tiny
  shred of your productivity that remains.
http://iwantmoar.com/


  >> Play every Sega Megadrive game in your browser <<
  Yay! And Mum isn't going to tell you to put away
  your console and tidy your room.
http://www.ssega.com/


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: VIDEO SCHMIDEO
  Three videos because you don't have time for video

  >> Limmy's first 300 Vines <<
  Around 30 minutes of comedian Limmy's six-second
  sketches. A remarkably intense experience. And a
  interesting insight into what TV could be
  constrained by conventions such as narrative or
  form.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPRrFEXFKdo


  >> Brass Eye Pilot <<
  Some of this stuff wound up being featured on
  the main programmes, but there's previously
  unseen material for the connoisseur.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Brass_Eye_Pilot


  >> Cat dressed as shark riding a Roomba <<
  What more is there to say? Other than, we
  suppose, other brands of robotic vacuum cleaner
  are available.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/1045594


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: TWEET OF THE WEEK
  Radio Times idiot  

  @notdangle writes, "Enjoying this angry Radio
  Times letter from someone who switched Audio
  Description on and hasn't realised." 
https://twitter.com/notdangle/status/365237088595087361

  And a Follow Friday, HuffPoSpoilers take the
  linkbait tweets and rewrite them with the
  missing details.
https://twitter.com/HuffPoSpoilers


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: FUNNY NAME CORNER
  Ruud Wanck

  Imagining him pulling you off a project:
http://t.co/bBjD1DVmCH


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: B3TA IMAGE CHALLENGE
  Results from the Hitchcock Challenge

  Last week we wanted you to celebrate the 
  twisted brain of film's very own Alfred 
  Hitchcock

  Your favourites included:
 
  * TERROR: Tippi Hedren flustered by 
  playful, innocent crows (HappyToast)
http://www.b3ta.com/board/10990479
 
  * HYSTERIA: blubbering youtube windbag 
  suffers shower scene savagery (Q4nobody)
http://www.b3ta.com/board/10989996
  
  * SOAP: more bathroom terror, this time
  featuring long-distance trackman (1.618...)
http://www.b3ta.com/board/10989591
  
  All these images, and the highest as voted by
  you can be found here:
http://www.b3ta.com/challenge/hitchcock/


  >> New challenge: Punctuation <<
  This week's daunting task is to add a 
  comma, apostrophe or whatever to familiar 
  brands, slogans and names to make them 
  different and lolworthy and great. 
  Challenge suggested by HappyToast
http://www.b3ta.com/challenge/punctuation/


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: STAR IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

  Make something cool and tell us about it. If
  you are in it then people will see your stuff.

  Things we'd really like to see include

  * CUP OF TEA SIMULATOR - for when getting up
  and reaching for the kettle is just too much
  effort.
  
  * A BAN ON ALCOHOL - with LSD psychedelic
  retreats every 6 months. The world would be a
  better place, yes? 

  * SEX ROBOTS - maintaining relationships is
  hard. Much easier if you could just download
  something from the Apple Store.

  Send contributions via the mail form.
http://www.b3ta.com/mailus/

  BTW: If you've sent something in that hasn't
  been featured then don't be put off - we look
  at everything you send us.


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  THANKS:
  This issue was written by Rob Manuel with
  David Stevenson. Stuff sent in by The Poke,
  The Tramp Surveyor, JamTallons
  Image challenge by Fraser Lewry.
  Mike Trinder is QOTW bloke.
  Subjlols via 
  
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  TOP TIP:
  Fool your hand into thinking you're having a
  wank. By rubbing it on a dildo.

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