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22nd Aug '16 1:06:06 AM Morgenthaler
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** Brighton is referred to as SkidRow-on-sea.

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** Brighton is referred to as SkidRow-on-sea.Music/SkidRow-on-sea.
13th Jul '16 9:01:40 AM gravious
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* PrecisionFStrike: The Eye's unapologetic editorial stance tends to draw threats of litigation fairly frequently. In the case of Arkell vs Pressdram they responded to one such threat with quite possibly [[http://www.lettersofnote.com/2013/08/arkell-v-pressdram.html one of the finest F-Strikes in history.]]

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* PrecisionFStrike: The Eye's unapologetic editorial stance tends to draw threats of litigation fairly frequently. In the case of Arkell vs Pressdram they responded to one such a threat with quite possibly [[http://www.lettersofnote.com/2013/08/arkell-v-pressdram.html one of the finest F-Strikes in history.]]
13th Jul '16 9:00:27 AM gravious
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* PrecisionFStrike: The Eye's unapologetic editorial stance tends to draw threats of litigation fairly frequently. In the case of Arkell vs Pressdram they responded to one such threat with quite possibly [[http://www.lettersofnote.com/2013/08/arkell-v-pressdram.html one of the finest F-Strikes in history.]]
1st Jul '16 3:08:54 AM gewunomox
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* Spiggy Topes and the Turds. A fictional band from TheBritishInvasion, who are a very transparent parody of the TheBeatles

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* Spiggy Topes and the Turds. A fictional band from TheBritishInvasion, who are a very transparent parody of the TheBeatlesMusic/TheBeatles
21st Jun '16 10:40:34 AM AgProv
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* Gnome: a spoof editorial by the fictional proprieter Lord Gnome or his lackey E. Strobes. (Lord Gnome appeared in the 1993 TV special ''The Bore of the Year Awards'', played by the ''Eye''[='=]s real-life contributor and majority shareholder PeterCook.) Also, "The Curse of Gnome", where they point out that people who've won libel cases against them generally come to a bad end.

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* Gnome: a spoof editorial by the fictional proprieter Lord Gnome or his lackey E. Strobes. (Lord Gnome appeared in the 1993 TV special ''The Bore of the Year Awards'', played by the ''Eye''[='=]s real-life contributor and majority shareholder PeterCook.Creator/PeterCook.) Also, "The Curse of Gnome", where they point out that people who've won libel cases against them generally come to a bad end.
11th Jun '16 1:39:43 PM DaibhidC
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* "The Adventures of Mr Millibean"- Replacing ''The Broon-ites'', Ed Miliband and the Labour Shadow Cabinet in the style of the ''WesternAnimation/MrBean'' cartoon spinoff.

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* "The Adventures of Mr Millibean"- Replacing ''The Broon-ites'', Ed Miliband and the Labour Shadow Cabinet in the style of the ''WesternAnimation/MrBean'' cartoon spinoff. Itself replaced by ''ComicStrip/AndyCapp-in-Ring'', about Andy Burnham's bid for Labour leadership, then by a text piece which was simply "Jeremy Corbyn Writes" (after a brief experiment with a strip portraying Corbyn as [[Franchise/StarWars Obi-Wan Kenobi]]).
11th Jun '16 1:26:13 PM DaibhidC
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** A related joke is reporting banal celebrity or royal news in a generic way stripped of all names to show how CaptainObvious it is, such as reporting on Prince Harry having a scandal as "Nineteen year old boy goes out, gets drunk, does ill-advised things; nation stunned".

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** A related joke is reporting banal celebrity or royal news in a generic way stripped of all names to show how CaptainObvious it is, such as reporting on Prince Harry having a scandal as "Nineteen year old boy goes out, gets drunk, does ill-advised things; nation stunned". The ultimate example of this was the cover on the birth of Prince George, which just consisted of the huge headline "WOMAN HAS BABY".
12th May '16 3:24:52 PM AgProv
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12th May '16 3:22:46 PM AgProv
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12th May '16 3:21:57 PM AgProv
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