More Reviews
REVIEWS ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red Review
"Unlimited World Red"? More like "Sorta Limited Town and Extended Areas... Red. And Blue. And Some Yellow."

Magic 2015: Duels of the Planesw Review
Flirting with disaster year after year, Duels of the Planewalkers has unfortunately overplayed its hand.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Hand of Fate Preview
Dungeons & Dragons mixed with the Batman: Arkham series... wait, what?!
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Sacred 3
Release date: 08/05/14

Hohokum
Release date: 08/12/14

Tales of Xillia 2
Release date: 08/19/14

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Release date: 08/19/14


LATEST FEATURES Women in the World of Villainy: Achieving the 50/50 Split
We're getting more women in our video games narratives, but why do men still make up the majority of enemies?

The Four Remaining Halo 2 Multiplayer Maps That Deserve a Remake
The Master Chief Collection is getting a total of six remade multiplayer maps from Halo 2 and we know two of them already.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Picking Your Gender: 5 Industry Professionals Discuss Queer Identity in Gaming
Women from Naughty Dog, ArenaNet, Harmonix, and Gamespot unite to talk about what they want from games in terms of diversity.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Kakulukia
Why Sunset Overdrive Can Go Suck A Lemon
By Kakulukia
Posted on 07/14/14
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Sayings & Phrases that make no sense.

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Misc
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 12137

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:28 am    Post subject: Sayings & Phrases that make no sense. Reply with quote

I was thinking last night with my mates after I said. "I know it like the back of my hand"

...what?! I dont know about you guys, but I dont know the back of my hand too well. Unless it's a masturbation joke, in which case it's in very poor taste for us sophisticated lot.

"I wouldn't go near her, she's like the village bicycle"

What IS this bicycle they speak of? I live in a village, and there isn't a shared bicycle we use to get the paper from the shops or something. Maybe it's from the old times? Why would you compare a whore to a bike anyway?!

"A feather in one's cap"

...I like achievements, but a feather as a reward - piss off!

Can you guys think of any popular phrases that make no sense whatsoever!?

and maybe we should make our own up! But let's not "beat around the bush".
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
De-Ting
Formerly Known as Prince


Joined: 11 Nov 2006
Posts: 7894

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quit beatin' around the bush and tell us some British ones, you chocolate teapot.
_________________

o--(^-^)--o
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
cyberjim2000
Forum Bum


Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 1779

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

De-Ting wrote:
Quit beatin' around the bush and tell us some British ones, you chocolate teapot.


I know one. In my British regiment in Mount and Blade, they're always telling me to "get stuck in".
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Eyebrowsbv31
xXRaNd_PaUl_420Xx


Joined: 24 Nov 2005
Posts: 2830

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cyberjim2000 wrote:
De-Ting wrote:
Quit beatin' around the bush and tell us some British ones, you chocolate teapot.


I know one. In my British regiment in Mount and Blade, they're always telling me to "get stuck in".


I believe that is a reference to the bayonet or a sword being "stuck in" to someone.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
cyberjim2000
Forum Bum


Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 1779

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Which one? brow2
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 9707

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh you.

Touch base. I hate this.
Nuts in a vice...why would I ever expose the twins to my workbench.
_________________
Star-Lord wrote:
I look around and do you know what I see? Losers.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Paradox
Up for group


Joined: 19 Mar 2002
Posts: 5588

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What if its a sexy workbench? It'd still be about as useful as tits on a fish.
_________________
.
.
Hail Hydra
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8871

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:52 am    Post subject: Re: Sayings & Phrases that make no sense. Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
...I like achievements, but a feather as a reward - piss off!

lol, how about "If it was a snake it'd bit you." Fuck man, I've met some nice friendly snakes in my time. We need to stop jumping to conclusions based on stereotypes.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/watch-dogs
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-14-by-a-nose-25991
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 2011

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:04 am    Post subject: Re: Sayings & Phrases that make no sense. Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
"I know it like the back of my hand"


That person clearly has never taken psychedelics. The back of my hand becomes crazy intricate and seems to go on forever. Like it's a foreign world.
_________________
“Yeah but when does EA come in when your trying for auto erotic asphyxiation and decide that you are really trying to commit suicide? Then they force you to do what they want.”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 15730

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All the British phrases I know are from my short time there and Killing Floor.

DOSH! GRAB IT WHILE YOU CAN LADS!
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
UghRochester
Fattest Jedi Around


Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 6848

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Sayings & Phrases that make no sense. Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
I was thinking last night with my mates after I said. "I know it like the back of my hand"

...what?! I dont know about you guys, but I dont know the back of my hand too well. Unless it's a masturbation joke, in which case it's in very poor taste for us sophisticated lot..

Actually, this was on Mythbusters before. They did an experiment with (don't know how many) volunteers. All of them passed except for one. I can be mistaken, because it's been a long time since I saw that.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
UrbanMasque
Don't Feed Him


Joined: 16 May 2007
Posts: 6068

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"You made your bed, now lie in it."


...why, don't mind if I do.
_________________
Shaft wrote:
I let her come up with the safe word...thats about it

De-Ting wrote:
One-on-one brings out the true nazi in people.

WickedLiquid wrote:
Today I got a restraining order from John Stamos.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address Yahoo Messenger
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8871

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UrbanMasque wrote:
"You made your bed, now lie in it."

This nicely made bed right here? OK.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/watch-dogs
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-14-by-a-nose-25991
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 2011

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why ever make your bed when your just going to get back in it later?

Infact my bed stays made all the time. I have one fleece blanket I use to keep me warm and I just sleep on top of my already made bed.





Chillin' like a villain, like Matt Dillon on penicillin.
_________________
“Yeah but when does EA come in when your trying for auto erotic asphyxiation and decide that you are really trying to commit suicide? Then they force you to do what they want.”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Mod-Chip
Senior Idler


Joined: 26 Dec 2001
Posts: 7375

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"I wouldn't touch her with a ten foot pole"

Well no shit, I don't know about you, but ten-foot poles can't be easy to maneuver, unless you're a pole vaulter...and I've never met a pole vaulter, and I don't know anyone who has.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
C_nate



Joined: 19 Apr 2009
Posts: 629

PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"The sun shines even on a dogs ass somedays."

I get the gist of what it is supposed to mean, but I always thought it was a really weird way to to say it and doesn't make much sense. Though I have to admit it is fun to say and I've found a few occasions to use it
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
cyberjim2000
Forum Bum


Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 1779

PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Have your cake and eat it too."

... what else am I going to use a cake for?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Paradox
Up for group


Joined: 19 Mar 2002
Posts: 5588

PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this great man covers the subject well.
_________________
.
.
Hail Hydra
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Misc All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum