Posts tagged ‘2012’

November 7, 2012

Obama Wins 2nd Term as President

by duncanr

Breaking News !

Barak Obama has been re-elected President of the USA

November 5, 2012

Madhatters President Election Poll

by duncanr

At long f*cken last, americans will finally vote tomorrow to elect the next President of the USA. All the polls indicate it will be a close run race. Bur are Madhatters evenly split between the two candidates? Cast your vote below and let’s see if the madhatters vote mirrors the real thing.

Since this is only a bit of fun, cast your vote even if you do not live in the USA (after all, whatever bugger gets in, their foreign policies are going to affect the rest of us)

Get your own Poll!

November 2, 2012

Guardian Animated Guide to Republican and Democrat Parties

by duncanr

The USA elects a new President in a few days. For non-Americans, the Guardian published a couple of animated guides explaining the historical roots of the Democrat and Republican parties

Embedding of the Democrat video has been disabled but you can watch it on Youtube by clicking this link

July 17, 2012

Team GB Cunning Olympic Plan

by duncanr

The 2012 Olympic Games are almost upon us and Team GB is hoping for a record medal haul.

Recognising that mental attitude, and concentration, are just as essential to success as physical fitness, Team GB, have devised a cunning plan to confuse, confound, and disrupt the mental preparedness of these damn foreign types

Stage 1 of this cunning plan was trialled yesterday against the USA and Australia Olympic Teams with coach drivers pretending to be lost and . . .

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July 9, 2012

2012 Chap Olympiad

by duncanr

People outwith the UK often think of the inhabitants of this island as a tad eccentric

It’s a reputation that is hard to live up to at times but these chaps are giving it their best shot

June 30, 2012

Olympic Torch Greeted by Giant Penis

by duncanr

Cllr Makinson-Sanders is Mayor of Lough

Some folk think she’s a bit of a twat

Or more accurately – a big prick

This, over her decision to dress up as a sausage when the 2012 Olympic torch bearer passed through the town

Her aim was to publicise the campaign to get the EU to grant ‘protected status’ to the Lincolnshire sausage.

Many people watching, however, thought her costume looked not so much like a sausage – more like a giant penis

More here –

June 28, 2012

2012 Olympic Anthem

by duncanr

“Survival’ by Muse is the Official Anthem of the 2012 London Olympics

What do you think ?

May 29, 2012

And the Loser is . . .

by duncanr

The 2012 Olympics are almost on us and already the UK is in pole position to win an early Gold Medal

An Aussie paper is running a poll to discover the Worst Olympic Uniform

At time of writing this post, Team UK is leading the field of competing Nations with 18.9% of the vote, followed by Spain with 15.8%, and Australia with 8.92%

[the competitors Olympic uniforms, however, are way behind the naff uniforms of the Olympic Ambassadors with 29.78 % of the vote]

Click link to view the competition and cast your vote for the country with the worst uniform –

May 27, 2012

Zoo Euphoria

by duncanr

Staff at the Paradise Wildlife Park (UK) will be celebrating this morning after their choice to win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest – Sweden – romped home easy winners last night

P.S. meanwhile, it was ritual humiliation for the UK as the perma-tanned pensioner selected to represent the country came next to last in the voting

May 25, 2012

Cornish Kerfuffle

by duncanr

Oh dear, some Cornish folk are not very happy at the moment

What’s she on about?

Well, by a curious coincidence, the Archway at Land’s End had a new coat of paint just in time for the world’s media to descend on Land’s End to witness the 2012 Olympic torch begin it’s journey through Cornwall

And that’s when the trouble began . . .