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Newsbiscuit's parallel Universe. . .

For a few scary seconds this morning, a casual click on Chat saw me take a warp-drive leap into what looked like the old NB website, and it was populated by very recent posts complaining that the new...

0 bang2rights 27.02.10 8:30am
bang2rights
A trip down memory lane - remember this?

Woman's Hour, Anyone catch this yesterday? Just the usual stuff about periods being a nuisance, and the embarrassing side-effects of poking a clove of garlic up your bum., Really. I kid you not.,...

1 Scroat 26.02.10 11:10pm
rickwestwell
According to the Writer's Room I have 'one voice'...

how do they know? I do an excellent Michael Crawford "Oooh Betty!"...

0 riesler 26.02.10 9:39pm
riesler
Little does she know that I know that she knows that I know she's two timing me

Once you get a catchy song like that in your head it can be very hard to remove...

2 Des Custard 26.02.10 9:27pm
virtuallywill
Does anybody know what happened to Writer Ken from Brighton

He was NB's very own Barbara Cartland - a regular contributor at one time...

6 edward hack 26.02.10 7:03pm
Scroat
How to see who's on NB (it rhymes!)

Hit "private messages", tells you everyone who's on that moment...

1 rikkor 26.02.10 4:42pm
Des Custard
Des, vy. nice W. Side Story FP.

Vy clever. Don't know how to vote anymore, otherwise I would have given it two 5's...

1 rikkor 26.02.10 4:40pm
Des Custard
TWAT OF THE WEEK

I'm going to tentatively start a new thread called TotW each Friday. Current favourite is Nigel Barrage...

8 Scroat 26.02.10 10:51am
The All New Jeni B
Getting better every day

Our new home is shaping up nicely - every time I pop in, someone's unpacked another box or put out some pot pourri. Well done all concerned, we salute you. Now either we have been treated to an...

14 Mary Evans 26.02.10 10:03am
Mary Evans
Great LA today, GC

I particularly like it because I actually live in a place called 'West Bank' - not [i]the [/i]West Bank (as it's in Scarborough) - and have had literally years of fun marking envelopes addressed to...

1 malgor 26.02.10 8:50am
Genghis Cohen
Hello, my name's Reg Dwight and I'm an idiot.

Is this a meeting of "burnt-out old fags anonymous?"...

6 regdwight 26.02.10 7:25am
sauce
Fists of Fury-licious blue box now missing.

I will be Bobby Sands-ing it until it returns...

7 rikkor 26.02.10 6:53am
rickwestwell
Do you like my greenhouse?

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z38/dcoxell/DSC03040.jpg...

9 Scroat 25.02.10 6:51pm
The All New Jeni B
Excuse me nice admin lady but

why does my 'gravatar' appear on my profile but not on my posts?...

7 wallster 25.02.10 5:13pm
edward hack
Last Poster

Is there a way to permanently credit the actual poster of the sub itself, rather than the latest commentator on the sub.or am I not pressing the right buttons., Maybe insert (name tag) at beginning...

5 edward hack 25.02.10 4:10pm
malgor
Error 404 - Not Found

Damn - we've lost that bloody error again. And just when I wanted to read more subs by "guest"...

0 theumpire 25.02.10 4:03pm
theumpire
Great FP Ludo

'Unsightly creasing' is almost poetic...

8 Scroat 25.02.10 3:56pm
jp1885
**** NEAT O ****

Discussed this with Mr. Hack this morning, and I have volunteered to bring the Neat O back. Probably on Sunday. I'll do a post in the chat room, and then all Neat O entrants can be replies. This...

4 Scroat 25.02.10 8:45am
edward hack
"Drunk Man Straddled Aeroplane"

The Chandos Christmas night out has finally hit the press:, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/8530508.stm Especially nice bit:, "Police on high alert arrived to find one of...

4 allmyownstunts 25.02.10 8:13am
edward hack
one liners vs longer pieces

Would it be possible to somehow distinguish pieces that are just a title from those that contain body text? Saves clicking on non-existant stuff...

8 sauce 24.02.10 11:55pm
malgor
Changed Password

I just changed my password and my new one is adjudged "good". That's the best mark I have ever got for any of my NB submissions...

2 theumpire 24.02.10 8:30pm
fun and games
Comment on new layout...

I get this new lay out, and think there's good ways to have structured discussions. A half-formed thought though Wondering if there is any way to introduce some sort of live update (RSS feed?) as a...

6 Jammydodgers 24.02.10 5:39pm
Ian Searle
how do you delete items on here, please?

i submitted the last one twice, by mistake...

0 PluckyMunky 24.02.10 5:13pm
PluckyMunky
i don't want to be nasty or nothing

we all have stories to tell but why should we be interested in the Coles?...

3 PluckyMunky 24.02.10 4:29pm
PluckyMunky
Can anyone direct me to the Post up a Story room please?

I know, I should have listened when they were telling us about these changes...

2 ronseal 24.02.10 11:41am
ronseal
Bad news for Alistair Darling.

John Prescott has threatened to unleash the forces of Hull upon him...

0 jacques 24.02.10 11:35am
jacques
Blimey ... are we here for real now?

Like the quick links at the top - ty. btw, good FP, Mr Hack. I managed to read it, and laugh (no one on the left wing - v good), despite footie theme...

2 sauce 24.02.10 11:35am
Stan
Well done Mr. Hack!

Great FP - well done on popping your Newsbiscuit cherry!...

10 jp1885 24.02.10 11:33am
Stan
Dear Nice Admin Lady...

I know you've got a lot on, but when do you envisage completing the switchover to the new forums, ie losing the old ones? Just wondered really. You're doing a grand job...

2 Scroat 23.02.10 11:06pm
Scroat
This one's crying out for biscuitification

[url=http://uk.tv.yahoo.com/blog/article/407452/]BBC demotes Royal Family members on 'death list'[/url] If only my brain was working at the moment...

2 jp1885 22.02.10 11:48pm
rikkor