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Started by uranrising on Aug 6, 2020 11:45:29 AM
Am I the only one ...?

Name anything(s) you have done that you sense maybe nobody else has ever has.

Tricyrtis - 06 Aug 2020 12:33:19 (#35 of 106)

I'd forgotten about Dorry, he was a strange one.

tasselhoff - 06 Aug 2020 12:33:43 (#36 of 106)

He's a bit of a technophobe. He arrived at her hotel in France after doing a gig in Geneva, hiring a car, refusing to use GPS, and ending up lost. They spent most of the evening discussing how modern stuff was rubbish. That and him telling her he and Paul Simon still chat regularly on the phone, discussing songs and how to arrange them.

Shadrack22 - 06 Aug 2020 12:35:08 (#37 of 106)

9/46 references on JtT to Art Garfunkel are Tasselhoff re-telling that anecdote his daughter.

Shadrack22 - 06 Aug 2020 12:35:30 (#38 of 106)

10/47 now.

tasselhoff - 06 Aug 2020 12:36:19 (#39 of 106)

I'm rather proud. The Sean Connery one is my personal best and I've probably told that one as many times.

tasselhoff - 06 Aug 2020 12:37:06 (#40 of 106)

Shadders is just jealous because he hasn't got such great anecdotes

Moschops - 06 Aug 2020 12:37:30 (#41 of 106)

I'm probably the only person on here that has given a very drunk Robin Day a lift to the station while he tried to cop off with a woman in the back of the car.

tasselhoff - 06 Aug 2020 12:37:48 (#42 of 106)

I'm not allowed to tell the greyhound one any more.

Delighted_User - 06 Aug 2020 12:38:25 (#43 of 106)

'That and him telling her he and Paul Simon still chat regularly on the phone, discussing songs and how to arrange them.'

But they've been slagging each other off for years, so much so that when I typed their names into Google to verify I hadn't imagined it, it suggested 'Simon & Garfunkel feud' to me.

tasselhoff - 06 Aug 2020 12:39:16 (#44 of 106)

He said that was a load of old cobblers invented by the media.

Moschops - 06 Aug 2020 12:39:30 (#45 of 106)

They just do that for the record sales

FrankieTeardrop - 06 Aug 2020 12:39:33 (#46 of 106)

Chatted to Delia Derbyshire about all her achievements, while at working at a temp job in a bank

Tadagee - 06 Aug 2020 12:39:50 (#47 of 106)

Been in a taxi with Edwina Currie who, without prompting, handed over a signed photo of herself from a bundle she carried with her.

wickeltisch - 06 Aug 2020 12:40:51 (#48 of 106)

I'm probably the only person on here who doesn't know who Robin Day is.

browserbutton - 06 Aug 2020 12:41:33 (#49 of 106)

Travelled on the top of a bus from Jalalabad to Kabul.

And very cold it was.

wickeltisch - 06 Aug 2020 12:43:23 (#50 of 106)

I'm probably the only one on here who was in the DDR the day the Berlin Wall was built.

Unfortunately I was not the only one at all.

spartak - 06 Aug 2020 12:46:49 (#51 of 106)

Sat 2 rows behind Jimmy Carr at the closing ceremony of London 2012.

Lento_ - 06 Aug 2020 12:49:30 (#52 of 106)

I once went to a barbeque where the two people cooking the food were Piers Morgan and Andy Coulson.

Shadrack22 - 06 Aug 2020 12:49:49 (#53 of 106)

I'm probably the only person on here who doesn't know who Robin Day is.

Veteran political journalist and interviewer, mainly on the BBC. Wore hornrimmed spectacles and a bow tie. Regarded as abrasive. Died in 2000.

wickeltisch - 06 Aug 2020 12:51:21 (#54 of 106)

Thanks. Lots of British celebrities are unknown to me (like Delia Derbyshire mentioned above).

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