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St Lawrence's Primary Stack Attack Challenge

23rd February 2017

Miss Bartliff from St Lawrence's Primary was another brave contestant on our Stack Attack Challenge...

Posted by Ben at 1:59pm

Ellie's sexy dance moves

23rd February 2017

Scientists have invented the perfect move to attract the opposite sex and Ellie has smashed it...

Other stuff going on today on the show...

A list of the most boring jobs has been revealed and anything legal gets the number one spot. Ben then said, imagine being married to someone with the most boring job and hearing about it second hand… His handy tip is to ask at least three follow up questions to make it look like you really care. Sometimes he takes notes.

Ellie missed most of the Brits because she was trying to reconcile her relationship with her mother after Ben insulted her choice in budget hotel. Ellie’s Mum has said she can’t stay with her now in the hotel because of their comments. Ben has tried to make it better by getting a card for Jill for her birthday tomorrow. You can see the card on FB/twitter, it’s ridiculous. Jill then tweeted that a bottle of prosecco might be needed to close the rift… demanding!

GAME WHEEL at 7.30am
This week on the Game Wheel you can win a trip to Selby Superbowl for a game of tenpin bowling for a family of four.

Today it was Three Second Soundtrack and the answer was Gladiator. Kate was our winner.

SCREEN STARS
We started our new competition to win 2 tickets to the Vue every morning at 6.20 am… Screen Stars. Today, 'mostly I hate that I don’t hate you. Not even a little bit. Not even at all’. The answer was 10 Things I Hate About You and Sam was our winner.

PANIC
We started our new game Panic to win £25 if you can name 5 things related to the ‘Panic List’ from your chosen subject. If you panic, you will receive a panic button!

Today Scott crashed and burned not knowing any Shed Seven songs!

Tomorrow it’s Jill Brennan’s birthday so we will see if the rift is finally mended.

Posted by Ben at 12:26pm

Ellie is the girl on the train

20th February 2017

Ellie was furious at the weekend because the blatant disregard for train etiquette when she was coming back from Edinburgh. She had to move to let another lady in to the seat next to her and they had a quick chat. Ellie then said 'sorry I'm going to have to be boring and sleep because I've only had a few hours' sleep'. Ellie shut her eyes and then ten seconds later the lady asked her another question… she opened her eyes slowly to emphasise she was sleeping and then shut her eyes again. Ten seconds later the lady asked another question… ELLIE IS SLEEPING PLEASE LEAVE ME ALONE!

Ellie then revealed she likes to use the train as a setting for an imaginary movie. She stares out the window puts on some emotional music and just imagines an award-winning monologue. Turns out she's not the only one as Karen rang up and says she does the same thing, and imagines she's in music videos. Specifically Will Young's music videos, which we all thought was a bit strange.

Ben is having a parenting dilemma. They have reintroduced the naughty step but Nick has turned it around on them after they found him having a nap on the naughty step. Nick now goes to the naughty step when Ben and Jess annoy him, thus giving him all the power. He won't leave the naughty step until they give him what he wants. Evil genius.

GAME WHEEL at 7.30am
This week on the Game Wheel you can win a trip to Selby Superbowl for a game of tenpin bowling for a family of four.

Today it was Fake News. Which of these two stories are fake? 1. a family took their dog in for plastic surgery so it looked more like the dog from The Mask. 2. Liam and Cheryl are planning to call their baby Jim if it's a boy because Liam's favourite movie is The Mask. Story two is fake and Samantha was our winner.

SCREEN STARS
We started our new competition to win 2 tickets to the Vue every morning at 6.20 am… Screen Stars. Today, 'Eat my shorts!'. The Simpsons was the answer and Hannah was our winner.

PANIC
We started our new game Panic to win £25 if you can name 5 things related to the ‘Panic List’ from your chosen subject. If you panic, you will receive a panic button!

Today Rachel gave it a good go but couldn't name five Michael Jackson UK number 1s.

Posted by Ben at 12:04pm

Fifty Shades Darker drama

15th February 2017

Ben and Ellie both exceeded at having an awful Valentine's Days. Ben bought his wife 'the mug of love' which she described as his 'lowest moment' and then he panicked, bought flowers and got told off for buying flowers at Valentine's prices. Oh, and Nicholas smashed Jess' iPad which he left for her to find in the morning because she had gone to bed early. Ellie was really ill so was sat with her hot water bottle, in bed, alone. She had said earlier that 'she just wants to be held'. Then in an act of true love her Mum turned up at the door with comforting treats and a cuddle (worth noting she lives in Notts).

Ben had set up a Valentine's surprise for Ellie… to go and see 50 Shades Darker. With him. 'Unfortunately' Ellie was ill so Ben had to go alone like a total weirdo. His review was absolute garbage. His main issue was the lack of plot (no sure people go for the plot) and what is Christian Grey's job? Ben wants it as he seems to do no work and just have a great time.

GAME WHEEL at 7.30am
This week on the Game Wheel you can win a pair of tickets to see Elton John at the First Direct Arena in York.

Today it was The Baffler. What flies without wings? Not including Westlife. We had loads of answers we had to accept; flag, kite, hot air balloo. But the answer we were looking for was time and Richard was our winner.

SCREEN STARS
We started our new competition to win 2 tickets to the Vue every morning at 6.20 am… Screen Stars. Today, 'So Mowgli went away and hunted with the four cubs in the jungle from that day on. But he was not always alone, because years afterward he became a man and married'. The answer was the Jungle Book and Jo was our winner.

PANIC
We started our new game Panic to win £25 if you can name 5 things related to the ‘Panic List’ from your chosen subject. If you panic, you will receive a panic button! This week, you will win a ticket to the Moonlight Drive-in Cinema at the Designer Outlet York just for taking part.

Today Carl smashed panic in record time naming five days of the week in French in about three seconds.

Posted by Ben at 1:42pm

Valentines Eve show update

13th February 2017

Ellie had a bit of a tragic weekend. She went home and a new lock and alarm has been installed at her house and no codes were given to Ellie. She then was in a bar alone and the minimum spend was £5 on card so she had to get two drinks. The bar was pretty full and she heard a couple snooping for seats say 'no, there's two drinks, there must be more someone else there'. There wasn't. Then she convinced a bunch of 17 year olds in Maccies that she deserved to skip the in the queue because she was just getting chips and there was just her. Ellie thought she swindled them but Ben pointed out that they probably felt sorry for her as she has become Bridget Jones.

With Valentin's Day on the horizon we have found the least romantic story of all time. Ellie's brother rang her up to ask if he could give his girlfriend and old teddy that her ex boyfriend gave her five years ago. WHAT?! Ellie's Mum now feels so bad for the girl she's gone out to buy a present for her from Ellie's brother.

GAME WHEEL at 7.30am
This week on the Game Wheel you can win a Minster FM pen!

Today it was the Fake News. There are two news stories, one is fake and you have to work out which I fake news. Today the stories were: a new app has been released which gives you £10 for reporting other drivers who park illegally OR China is replacing building with forests because the air pollution is so bad. Story 2 was fake news, they are just putting shrubs on the roofs.

SCREEN STARS
We started our new competition to win 2 tickets to the Vue every morning at 6.20 am… Screen Stars. Today, 'I love you Molly, I always have. Ditto'. A moving performance from both of us. And Maggie was our winner.

PANIC
We started our new game Panic to win £25 if you can name 5 things related to the ‘Panic List’ from your chosen subject. If you panic, you will receive a panic button! This week, you will win a ticket to the Moonlight Drive-in Cinema at the Designer Outlet York just for taking part.

Today Jo gave a valiant effort naming 4 different types of melon but couldn't quite make it to five.

Tomorrow Ben has a Valentine's surprise for Ellie and Cat (we're nervous) and we are talking about Jill Brennan friend of the show's love life.

Posted by Ben at 11:47am

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