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(monkeon, Wed 18 Sep, 22:25, 12 replies)

(pun courtesy of Filthy Rich and Catflap)
(The Twisted Omentum, Wed 18 Sep, 11:26, 3 replies)

(HappyToast, Tue 17 Sep, 17:55, 8 replies)
Painting monsters
Hello there,

Long time lurker on old accounts that was too afraid to post. Wanted to post some of my art as it's good to get new eyeballs on it. I paint monsters and nationalism at the moment and have plenty of inspiration to work through.

I will now shut up, this is no doubt the wrong place to post these. I can't do anything right. I am sorry, moderator.

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(Wefail, Tue 17 Sep, 16:41, 27 replies)

(Dr. Strange, Mon 16 Sep, 19:39, 5 replies)
They're still at it

(HappyToast, Mon 16 Sep, 13:56, 6 replies)

(cumquat may, Mon 16 Sep, 4:50, 2 replies)
Mark Ruffalo's reply to Boris Johnson in full

(HappyToast, Sun 15 Sep, 22:18, 11 replies)
Reviving this for the challenge...

(A Nonny Mouse, Sat 14 Sep, 10:42, 4 replies)

(atomic, Sat 14 Sep, 2:03, 2 replies)
TURN NOTIFICATIONS ON - we've introduced a feature on the board so that your browser gets a notification if someone replies.

Turn this on by replying to a post on the board and checking the "Get reply notifications?" checkbox.

Or if you don't want to, don't. But speaking as someone who checks the board whilst doing other things, I find it useful so I can reply to replies - Rob.
posted by rob on 17th Sep at 1pm
ButtyStock - the number 1 free crisp sandwich photo site I made this!
I hired several people to each produce around 100 photos of crisp sandwiches, paying them with hundreds of bags of crisps.

Some fell by the wayside under the weight of the challenge (and looming best-before dates on the slightly dodgy crisps), others rose to the occasion. All must hate me now, but luckily none were hospitalised with salt poisoning.

All the pics are released under CC0/public domain, and I'll probably add a few hundred more at some point.

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created by malevole on 19th Sep at 12pm
B3ta newsletter 727 - out now.
This Week:
* QUIZ - Goth or Moth?
* CONFESSIONS - "I ate my son's Easter egg"
* BOT - Everything Is Cancelled - including YOU
Read newsletter 727
published by rob on 16th Sep at 12am
Reinvent things better
Everyday items are great, but what if they were greater? Reinvent the things around you so they do the things they do, but better and more. Show us remote controlled pre buttered toasters, kettles that pour 5 different hot drinks at once and all sorts of other stuff.
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set by HappyToast on 14th Sep at 3pm
B3ta newsletter 726 - out now:
* TOOL - Have you tweeted more than Shakespeare?
* ANOTHER TOOLS - Convert yourself into triangles
* DANCE - Like a groovy Soviet
Read newsletter 726
published by rob on 8th Sep at 10pm
It's been 13 years since we last did celebrity autobiographies so we felt it's time for an update. Pick your favourite (or most hated) celeb and think of an amusingly relevant title for their book. Then design the cover (again).
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set by HappyToast on 7th Sep at 9pm
Music Toys
Hasbro have bought Death Row Records so we can hopefully look forward to Dr Dre's Guess Who and Snoop's spliff shaped Jenga set any day now. Celebrate this meeting of cultural minds with your own range of music/album/song based toys.
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set by HappyToast on 1st Sep at 10am
B3ta newsletter 725 - out now.
This Week:
* GAME - "Can we have our ball back mister?"
* GOLD BLEND AD - Remade cheaply on a phone
* HEADLINES - Gashed-up for cheap amusement
Read newsletter 725
published by rob on 31st Aug at 11am
Getting Old
We're all getting older and more forgetful and our knees hurt and we can't see as well as we used to and the tv has to be a little bit louder and we're getting more forgetful and our knees hurt and getting older is hell. Photoshop everything else getting older to make us feel better.
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set by HappyToast on 25th Aug at 8am
B3ta newsletter 724 - out now
This Week:
* AIRPODS - why you should feel bad about them
* WIN A HORSE - with Cyriak dot book dot net
* FREE EGGS - If you keep chickens
Read newsletter 724
published by rob on 24th Aug at 2pm
Complete the joke "Why did Cyriak cross the road?" and win a signed copy of his book.

As you may know Cyriak AKA Mutated Monty from these very parts has written a book.

We've got FIVE SIGNED COPIES to give away.

Complete this tiebreaker "Why did Cyriak cross the road?" and we'll pick the winners in a week's time.

Add your entries to this thread on the messageboard.

'Horse Destroys The Universe" is out on the 29th of August and is available to preorder on Amazon.
posted by rob on 23rd Aug at 2pm
Everyday Effects
Life is very dull compared to the movies, so lets make things more exciting by putting special effects in to everyday activities. Give us explosions, lens flares and cg enhancements to the most mundane of things.
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set by HappyToast on 17th Aug at 3pm
B3ta newsletter 723 - out now.
This Week:
* SUNSETS - And how to find them
* VAMPIRES - More concentrated in the south UK
* DEEP FAKES - Uk politics blah blah blah
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published by rob on 16th Aug at 9pm
B3ta newsletter 722 - out now.
This Week:
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published by rob on 11th Aug at 8pm
Unlikely Movie Adaptations
The same old films are getting made and remade, Hollywood needs to look further afield for source material so lets give them some ideas. Make movie adaptions of reference books, scientific papers, life stories and anything else they'd never think of looking at.
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set by HappyToast on 10th Aug at 8am
B3ta newsletter 721 - out now!
* MAN CHESTS - that look like human faces
* PHOTOS - that move just like real-life
* PUBS - mapped to nearest tube station
Read newsletter 721
published by rob on 4th Aug at 12am
Summer Special
It's the Summer holidays so put on your swimsuit, roll out a beach towel and photoshop your favourite films, tv shows and pop stars doing Summery stuff.
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set by HappyToast on 2nd Aug at 4pm
Political Sitcoms
Boris is in charge but we can't face a whole week of him so lets do political sitcoms instead. Mrs Gordon Browns Boys, Catastrophe that sort of thing
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set by HappyToast on 28th Jul at 8am
Letter Change Music
It's a words and music week, pick a song or album and replace a letter to make a new word and ideally a funny. It's a letter change music challenge.
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set by HappyToast on 19th Jul at 9pm