If a shape-changing creature (or whatever) took your form how long would it be before someone noticed it wasn't you?



And what would be the give away?

If it had a bit of time to do some research what three (or, go on then, five) things would they need to know to ensure a successful long term impersonation?


Nice try


PIN: 4135
Phone number: 07613 369456
Bank account: 40 31 99 70344851

Now please leave me alone


As soon as it smiled the game would be up.


Left hand always inside jumper sleeve
Inability to address people by name
Inability to sustain eye contact




I don’t get it


Alright, this is definitely the real Elaina.


It would have to fall over and apologise a lot


I just think there would have been a much simpler way to ask the question and get the same information…


I know I’m human.


Agreed: the ‘or whatever’ in parentheses in the thread title is superfluous


Take my form, please. I take my form everywhere, but she finds her way home.


Pretty hard to get the right balance of waifer thin misplaced arrogance and pensive anxiety


I reckon it would slip up by being considerably better at football than I am


Did you get this idea from the Red Dwarf VI episode ‘Psirens’?


think people on here would quite quickly notice that my patter had improved remarkably


My form? WLLDWL ?


Had to give my credit card number 5647 4567 7721 8943 and 3 digit security code 344 over the phone yesterday! always freaks ma nut out mate!


I know this isn’t your number because it’s my number. Next thing you’ll be telling me your date of birth is 7/7/1985 and your mum’s maiden name is Briggs!