Things that are stuck in your head all the time


#1

NOT songs, or jingles or anything else that’s entirely audible for that matter.

Inspired by a bit in today’s football thread (but this isn’t a sports thread Theo), when Darius Vassell (a middling English footballer) made a surprise transfer to Turkish side Ankaragücü he got a hero’s welcome and there was a man with a banner that said ‘Hands in the air Vassell is here!’ and I think about it all the time despite it being like seven years ago and it not being something with any kind of legacy or relevance.

Got anything like that?


#2

Hair follicles


#3

#4

Every time I get to a particular downhill stretch on my morning commute, I always have the thought “Aerodynamics of a brick” because the cars always get bunched up behind the lorries.

Then I think “you always think that”.

Then I think “you always think that”.

Then I


#5

This is the exact sort of thing I’m talking about, thanks very much.


#6

Alan Partridge’s Air Bass. Think about it/perform it at least once a day.


#7

A load of the shite that I’ve read / written on DiS


#8

Anything specific?


#9

Not all the time but clips from the simpsons just come to my head, good recent ones:



#10

‘So near, so Spar’ crossed my mind the other day


#11

Loads of things. This requires a lot of thought.

Off the top of my head though – the “Are you a horse?” bit from The Thick Of It.


#12

‘Diffusion is the random movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration’.

I wrote this as an answer on a GCSE Physics paper in 2002 and it hasn’t left my head since.


#13

“Osmosis is the movement of water from a high concentration to a low concentration through a partially permeable membrane”


#14

I’d have docked you a mark for “random” there, tbqfhumble.


#15

TUNG-STEEEEN!


#16

When good Vikram dropped his burger on one of the Spoons crawls


#17

And you say these are steamed hams even though they’re clearly grilled


#18

Ha. Yes.

“Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? In this part of the country? Localised entirely within your kitchen?”

“Yes”