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(Beau Bo d'Or, Tue 31 Mar, 15:45, 4 replies)
Ah! Those were the days.

(Beau Bo d'Or, Tue 31 Mar, 15:44, 3 replies)
Knife crime. The Tories are aghast.

(Beau Bo d'Or, Tue 31 Mar, 13:59, 2 replies)
Oh Grant, not again!

(monkeon, Tue 31 Mar, 11:49, 4 replies)
That's giving me the fear!

EDIT: Woo! Thanks for the FP :)
(The Silent Channel, Mon 30 Mar, 18:20, 3 replies)
Cleggmania!

(monkeon, Mon 30 Mar, 18:19, 5 replies)
On a scale of one to ten, this should be Band!

(AdrianJ, Mon 30 Mar, 18:03, 10 replies)
vote for policies, not personalities 2015

(benito vaselini, Mon 30 Mar, 13:53, 6 replies)


(Barbarossa, Mon 30 Mar, 13:44, 3 replies)
Cool!
Ooh look, one from last time...


(Barbarossa, Mon 30 Mar, 13:37, 2 replies)
We're really pleased to announce some B3ta changes:

1. Front page now mobile responsive - go on have a look on mobile or drag the right bit of your browser window and make the site narrow. Swish eh?

2. The images on the the 'best of the board' column can now be 600px wide. This allows you, dear artists, to use more pixels for your jokes. HISTORY FACT: When we launched it was 280 pixels wide, then 400px and now 600px. That means we've MORE THAN DOUBLED the width. Exciting!

3. We've now got a Facebook page - Welcome to 2009!

Despite being April 1st, this isn't a joke. If you've got any feedback then add it to this thread, and thanks to Ferret for doing the code. Huzzah.
posted by rob on 1st Apr at 10am
Still the best April Fools shenanigan IMHO
Rob Brydon does the whole of Ken Bruce's Radio 2 show in character back in 2011. It's like a Faustian descent into madness. With guest appearance from Peter Serafinowicz as Terry Wogan.

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linked to by barryheadwound on 1st Apr at 10am
Challenge
Election Posters
As we fast approach another election the propaganda posters are starting to appear. So we're setting another never ending image challenge going as a database for all the election poster bandwagons, past present and future. Who can forget "I've never voted Tory before" or "New Labour New Danger". Fill it up with your old ones, and feed in the new as they hit the presses.
See all 89 images (open)
set by HappyToast on 29th Mar at 5pm
Newsletter
It's time for B3ta newsletter 657! It's a really good one this week. We know we say that every week, but this week it's 100% true. Also, contains the absolute BEST Question of the Week story and a tricking superb Duran Duran article. READ IT
Read newsletter 657
published by rob on 27th Mar at 5pm
Question of the Week
Little Victories II
I once got bumped up to first class in the 90 minute leg of a 16 hour flight. Tell us about your insignificant little triumphs and minor victories. (Driving a Honda Accord doesn't count).
Read all 73 stories (open)
asked by McChinaman on 26th Mar at 12pm
Challenge
Xfiles
Yay, the XFiles is coming back so lets have a week of Mulder, Scully, the paranormal and nutjob conspiracy theories. How will the show fit in to modern day, will Deep Throat contact them via the Dark Net and will GoPro cameras put an end to grainy alien footage?
See all 59 images (open)
set by HappyToast on 25th Mar at 6pm
Newsletter
B3ta newsletter 656 is available now for you to peruse with your cyber-monocles over, uh, robot toast. Pip pip! There's stuff about Blade Runner, terrifyingly awful housemates, and the answers to your every dream or whim of fleeting pleasure*.
Read newsletter 656
published by rob on 20th Mar at 7pm
Question of the Week
Sexual Disasters
We've all been there. Tormented by Mr Floppy. Unable to find a condom at 3am. Getting cramp just when you're getting a rhythm on. A 10/10 at 1am who mysteriously becomes into a swamp donkey at 10am. The walk of shame. Tell us the tales of your sexual disasters. We won't judge.
Read all 63 stories (closed)
asked by McChinaman on 19th Mar at 5pm
Add B3ta on Facebook - ok about 8 years late but we've decided to make a Facebook page - in theory it'll show the frontpaged images and we'll also use it to announce newsletters, challenges and the Question of the Week.
posted by rob on 19th Mar at 2pm
Challenge
Music Sequels
Films are always getting follow ups, songs and albums less so, lets fix this by making Music Sequels.
Imagine the marketing approval and listener disappointment of things like Nevermind 2 and Return to the Dark Side of the Moon.
See all 161 images (open)
set by HappyToast on 19th Mar at 7am
Newsletter
Explosions! Something about Apple! A man having sex with a toaster! Luke Haines! Explosions! Yes, it can only mean that B3ta newsletter 655 is out now! Call to action!
Read newsletter 655
published by rob on 13th Mar at 3pm
Question of the Week
Housemates From Hell III
I once had a flatmate who was so lazy he had a fungus growing in a cup in his bedroom - it was white and whispy so he nicknamed it "Albert". Tell us your tale of living with the disturbed, the odd, the fragile and the downright filthy.
Read all 64 stories (closed)
asked by McChinaman on 12th Mar at 5pm
You asked for new icons and you've got them - by Bloop, by Monkeon, & by Q4nobody. If you'd like them on your account then donate now.
posted by rob on 12th Mar at 12pm
Challenge
Cats in films
We're doing cats in films this week. Recast classic movies with our feline friends and rewrite award winning screenplays from a cat perspective. Bonus points for filming your own cat and winning an Oscar.
See all 161 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 12th Mar at 7am
Newsletter
Spanking new B3ta newsletter 654 is ready for you to gzip into the archive of your choice. Featuring: Russell Brand choose your own adventure, very gory Disney-themed Claymation and a nazi wildebeest.
Read newsletter 654
published by rob on 6th Mar at 5pm
Challenge
Combine old works of Art
We're raiding the art galleries and mashing up great masters this week. Pick two or more famous old paintings and stitch them together to create something new. Introduce Whistler's Mother to the Laughing Cavalier and sail Napoleon's fleet across the Hay Wain.
See all 100 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 4th Mar at 10pm
Challenge
Stars of the past today
This week we're raising the celebrity dead and putting them to work. What sort of films would Charlie Chaplin make if he were shuffling about today, would Bob Ross ditch the brushes for a Wacom tablet and would Marilyn be flogging her arse on a reality show?
You tell us with pictures.
See all 82 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 26th Feb at 8am
Challenge
Film Spoonerisms
This week we're coming up with film spoonerisms, swap corresponding letters and do us a picture of the lolarious results.
See all 146 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 19th Feb at 8am
Newsletter
Brand-new good for you - B3ta newsletter 653 is out now. But whatever you do, don't tell anyone.
Read newsletter 653
published by rob on 13th Feb at 6pm
Question of the Week
Things you can't unsee...
The Eightball Says Yes wimpers, "Waiting for a bus on Upper Street, Islington twenty years ago I was approached by a very old and very potty woman. She must have been 80.
"She was licking her lips salaciously and saying 'fuck me, fuck me.' She then lifted her skirt to show me her fanny. I looked, I ran, I wish I could rinse my mind out, but the image remains."

Tell us and the internet what you cannot unsee
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asked by chthonic on 13th Feb at 1pm
Challenge
Animals at War
George Orwell never made a sequel to animal farm, but if he had, it no doubt would have included global warfare between all animal species.
Show us this hell in all its furry mayhem. Cats vs Dogs, Monkeys vs Parrots, Dolphins vs Beetles on Fruitbats.
Tool up Fido, it's war!
See all 109 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 11th Feb at 11pm
Newsletter
It's 93 years since the first robot was shown on film and yet they still don't have the vote - call that justice? In other news, B3ta newsletter 652 is out now, with the Facebook LOLs and the Nigel Farage candle and the shouting and the hitting and such.
Read newsletter 652
published by rob on 6th Feb at 5pm
Challenge
Lies
This week we want you to tell porkies. Come up with a massive fib and show us it in pictorial form.
Or if you can't think of your own, illustrate the terrible untruths people have tricked you with.
See all 50 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 4th Feb at 8pm
Question of the Week
Things You Still Can't Do Properly Despite Being a Proper Grown Up
An Inflatable Bearded Whumpus asks "What can't you do properly despite the fact you're a fully grown and responsible adult?"

Nothing instills confidence more than overhearing a builder on the site opposite muttering "Righty-tighty, lefty-loosey" to himself.

Basically, stealing the idea from this thread on reddit.
Read all 94 stories (closed)
asked by chthonic on 2nd Feb at 10am
Newsletter
B3ta newsletter 651 - title in a self depreciating way, "We bought it to help to with your Grandad's homework."
Read newsletter 651
published by rob on 31st Jan at 8am
Challenge
In drawers
This week, you've voted to rummage through your drawers and make something with the results.
Pick a drawer, open it, empty it, abuse it, take a photo and post it.
Or if that doesn't work, just photoshop the nick nacks you find.
See all 24 images (closed)
set by HappyToast on 29th Jan at 9am