Ooh, I could vote in an ILM poll

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Write-in vote for 'test-drive a Tonka'

Gavin, Leeds, Thursday, 25 July 2019 18:01 (one year ago) link

he’s singing “frighten a faerie” i think ?

budo jeru, Thursday, 25 July 2019 18:11 (one year ago) link

given they're supposed to be deliberately small/weak achievements to match his stage persona's campness/homosexuality

no family is safe when I crush a grape

geoffreyess, Thursday, 25 July 2019 18:51 (one year ago) link

a lot of oohs here too


del griffith, Thursday, 25 July 2019 19:19 (one year ago) link

Interestingly, a full year before "Ooh I Could Crush a Grape", Stu Francis released the clunkily titled "I Could Have Crushed a Grape".


Can't find any trace of this on YouTube though :(

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Tuesday, 30 July 2019 12:40 (one year ago) link

Written and produced by Brian Chatton (Francis at least had a co-write on "Ooh.."), a session guy with a fairly credible track record who, nonetheless, also played on this 'Horrible 70s album titles like I've Got My Own Album To Do' perennial:


Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Tuesday, 30 July 2019 12:45 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Saturday, 24 August 2019 00:01 (one year ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Sunday, 25 August 2019 00:01 (one year ago) link

five months pass...

Classic poll.

Load up your rubber wallets (Tom D.), Sunday, 16 February 2020 22:35 (one year ago) link


nashwan, Sunday, 16 February 2020 23:27 (one year ago) link

five months pass...

missed this and therefore "jump off a doll's house" missed a deserved vote

I misremembered "Wrestle an Action Man" as "arm-wrestle an action man"

I occasionally over the years have found myself repeating some of these phrases out loud to the bemusement of my kids.

オニモ (onimo), Friday, 7 August 2020 12:37 (nine months ago) link

"Prize open a mince pie" has been slept on imo

Udo Starmer (Tom D.), Friday, 7 August 2020 12:46 (nine months ago) link

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