In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

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In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Malcolm Tucker
4
31%
Nigel Farage
3
23%
Dominic Cummings
1
8%
Vlad the Impaler
5
38%
 
Total votes: 13

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In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by John Upham » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:25 pm

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:24 am

I voted for Malcolm Tucker. I don't know who he is but I didn't like the other options.
I suspect the people and businesses of Barnard Castle would vote differently.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Alan Walton » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:46 am

Myself

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:20 am

I'm surprised Jim Sillars of the SNP wasn't an option.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by MJMcCready » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:52 am

Vlad because there's a very good song written about him.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Martyn Harris » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:23 am

Nigel, because if necessary he could operate the balloon by speech alone.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Neville Twitchell » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:59 am

Surely they are all full of hot air, so keep all of them.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:16 pm

Poll closed already?
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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Neville Twitchell » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:25 pm

Who initiated the poll? Does't say.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Alistair Campbell » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:28 pm

Simon Rogers wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:20 am
I'm surprised Jim Sillars of the SNP wasn't an option.
I'm intrigued by this thought...
Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:16 pm
Poll closed already?
I don't think so - I just voted (you can probably work out who for). (I would have voted for Jim had he been a candidate - I think he would make a good dinner guest.)

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:53 pm

"I voted for Malcolm Tucker. I don't know who he is but I didn't like the other options."

Malcolm Tucker (played by Peter Capaldi) was a fictitious character in "The Thick of It", probably based on Alastair Campbell (I assume not the one above!). Tucker was a sort of mild-mannered version of Dominic Cummings.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:58 pm

Neville Twitchell wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:25 pm
Who initiated the poll? Does't say.
John Upham initiated the poll.
I thought Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and Donald Trump would be in the poll along with the now former SNP MP who broke the Covid rules.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:26 pm

Get your votes in before it closes.
How do you set up a poll?
Perhaps we could have a poll on your favourite James Bond or Dorctor Who actor.
The Not Chess Category has been gradually drying up.

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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by John Upham » Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:54 pm

Simon Rogers wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:26 pm
Doctor Who actor.
K-9 was my favourite. Of course he then went onto other roles with Jim Belushi.


Here is a picture before make-up :



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K-9 before make-up
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Re: In a hot air balloon who would you rather be left with?

Post by Reg Clucas » Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:27 pm

Not Vlad, as he might impale the balloon, causing a rapid descent. Cummings might be an option, as his excellent eyesight would be useful for navigation. But it would be very tempting to have the opportunity to heave Farage out of the basket! :)

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