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If the 80s had dog waste bins...

(monkeon, Tue 22 Jul, 19:33, 7 replies)
1.21 jigger whats?

Woo, my third front page in eight and a half years!
(sandettie light vessel automatic, Tue 22 Jul, 15:14, 1 replies)

(monkeon, Mon 21 Jul, 21:38, 7 replies)
Hardly a modern invention guys.... ha ha

(robneymcplum, Mon 21 Jul, 14:26, 5 replies)
So that's how they make it...

(SentimentalS, Sat 19 Jul, 18:05, 7 replies)
I'm sorry

(barst, Sat 19 Jul, 16:12, 3 replies)

(Fresh Water Mole, Fri 18 Jul, 11:39, 12 replies)

(Ninj, Fri 18 Jul, 9:39, 12 replies)
Now you can enjoy your favourite websites on the go!

(The Silent Channel, Thu 17 Jul, 15:07, 9 replies)

(mofaha, Thu 17 Jul, 14:48, 15 replies)
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Bad Ideas
"Let's get all the fireworks and pile dog shit on top of them". I can't believe I actually said that, and I still can't believe I was the one who lit them and couldn't run away in time. Tell us about your spectacularly misjudged ideas.

Suggested by Pig Bodine
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asked by Scaryduck on 24th Jul at 1pm
Made up problems
This weeks challenge is to think up more of those made up problems that ad men use to sell products. Tongue cleaners on toothbrushes, scented tampons etc. Challenge suggested by Afinkawan.
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set by HappyToast on 23rd Jul at 10pm
Question of the Week
Public Nudity
Naked people in public never ends well. Ever let your dangly bits go on show? Ever witnessed something dreadful?

Suggested by Spanish Fly
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asked by Scaryduck on 17th Jul at 2pm
Microtonal keyboard composition
The board is like a normal board, but stretched out vertically into 106 tones per octave.

It's pretty heavy going at first and definitely not everyone's cup of tea, but I've found myself going back for just one more listen.

Judging by her other videos she put the time into learning the fundamentals of the keyboard, rather than just playing an otherwise normally toned piece with random tweaks to the pitch.

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linked to by Melatonin on 23rd Jul at 7pm
80s Now
This week we're painting the present with the dayglo and new romantic colours of the 80s. Fire up Photoshop and transform everything current in to a Duran Duran nightmare. Challenge suggested by Afinkawan.
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set by HappyToast on 17th Jul at 8am
B3ta newsletter 637 is in the shops now! And by 'the shops' we mean 'the internet'. Your AOL keywords this week are: Dinosaurs, Gove, Mel Smith, false economy.
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published by rob on 11th Jul at 6pm
Question of the Week
Anything For Money
How low have you sunk to earn a few quid? Have you ever been paid a tenner by a stranger in the street to crap in a jar? Me neither. Tell us about the depraved or humiliating lengths you've gone to in order to raise cash.
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asked by Scaryduck on 10th Jul at 3pm
Minimalist Movie Posters
This weeks challenge is to distil your favourite movie in to the simplest visual form and stick it up as a minimalist poster. Bonus points for stuff like Police Academy 6 or Stop or my Mom will shoot. Challenge suggested by monkeon
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set by HappyToast on 9th Jul at 9pm
It's time for B3ta newsletter 636 - written on a whim late on a Friday night. UV light, hardcore stuntmice, kings & queens - and punching George Osborne right in his horrible face.
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published by rob on 4th Jul at 10pm
Question of the Week
I once had to grease a custom official's palm to get out of a foreign country, a wad of bank notes worth about 45p which went straight into his pocket. In fact, everybody on our flight had to, the thieving scrote. Talk to us about corrupt officials, or confess your own wrongdoing. We won't tell anyone.

Thanks to Ye of Little Faith for the suggestion
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asked by Scaryduck on 3rd Jul at 1pm
Toy Mashup
This weeks challenge is to play Doctor Frankenstein with your playthings and combine existing toys in to one new glorious or horrific super toy.
Insert Barbie in to Ken and turn Toy Story in to the Human Centipede. Bonus points for ignoring Photoshop and using hacksaws and superglue on the real things.
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set by HappyToast on 3rd Jul at 8am
B3ta newsletter 635, out now - full of excellent stuff: Heckler put-downs, zombie Suarez, all the world's lightning strikes in real-time - and a thing we made that lets you decide what is the best thing out of a whole load of things!
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published by rob on 27th Jun at 4pm
Bigger Picture
This weeks image challenge is to rummage through art galleries and extend classic works of art in all directions. Show us what is going on beyond the boundaries of the frame, the things the original artist cropped out.
Suggested by cinquante neuf
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set by HappyToast on 26th Jun at 8am
Question of the Week
False Economies
Sometimes the cheapest option isn't the right one. I fondly remember my neighbours going to a well-known catalogue-based store and buying the cheapest lawnmower they stocked. How we laughed as they realised it had non-rotating wheels and died when presented with grass. Tell us about times you or others have been let down by being a cheapskate.
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asked by Scaryduck on 24th Jun at 12pm
B3ta newsletter 634, out now - bit packed as we missed last week.
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published by rob on 20th Jun at 6pm
Invent an animal
This week we're playing god and inventing some new animals. So head to the drawing board and think up the obvious omissions from the zoological society's database.
Bonus points for basing your creation on SCIENCE!
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set by HappyToast on 19th Jun at 8am
Question of the Week
Heckles II
It was my privilege the other month to see a particularly foul and abusive heckler literally chased out of a comedy club by enraged punters. So: Comedy nights, staff meetings, football matches. Tell us of epic or rubbish heckles.
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asked by Scaryduck on 12th Jun at 2pm
Delete things from history
Google have been told to delete search results and let things be forgotten. Lets take this rewriting of history further, erase parts of the past and act like some things never happened.
(suggested by fridgefreezer)
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set by HappyToast on 12th Jun at 8am
B3ta has finally joined Twitter - @b3ta is now posting about 6 images a day from the archives also anything newly frontpaged. It's Magic FM for nostalgic weblols. Smooth. Follow us on @b3ta. We've also got further plans for the account. So watch and wait.
posted by rob on 11th Jun at 10am
B3ta newsletter 633 - it's a bit of a mess this week as your editor is very very ill from drink.
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published by rob on 6th Jun at 5pm
Question of the Week
Eddie Spunkbubble says: I used to know a sad case who fancied himself as a bit of a 007 and bragged that he always carried a loaded 9mm pistol in his attache case "just in case". Overheard by an off-duty copper, he was asked to make good on his claim. A packed lunch, red face and a stern warning "not to act the twat" and he never did it again. Tell us of Walter Mitty types.
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asked by Scaryduck on 5th Jun at 11am
Fake Infographics
This week we want to see your own infographics, but instead of bothering to go to the effort of googling and/or fact checking the info, just make it all up.
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set by HappyToast on 5th Jun at 8am
It's B3ta Newsletter Issue 632, On-time and in your face* (*for "face" read "inbox"). It's full of ghosts, magic, Alan Partridge, soft toys and OTTERS!
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published by rob on 30th May at 5pm
Question of the Week
Sacked II
I once had a "friend" (I hated his guts) who lost two jobs on the same day - he drunkenly crashed the taxi he was driving when he was supposed to be at his office job. How have you been sacked?
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asked by Scaryduck on 29th May at 1pm
Smash Hits
This week we're heading back to the glossy pop and fun-fact filled days of Smash Hits magazine.
So pop down the newsagents on your BMX, grab a copy and then show and tell us what Duran Duran and Spandau are up to.
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set by HappyToast on 29th May at 8am
B3ta Newsletter 631 is fucking OUT, motherfuckers! Sir Ian Bowler attends the Ukip Diversity Carnival, David Lynch directs Return of the Jedi, turning and turning in the widening gyre the falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold.
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published by rob on 23rd May at 7pm