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Happy Red Nose Day!

So. Today is Comic Relief day. Have you got your Red Nose? Alas, I haven't because I've actually not seen them for sale anywhere... I fail, I know.

Anyway, in the spirit of things and people doing something funny for money, here we go.

10 Downing Street has a big red nose on the door:
Number 10 celebrates Red Nose Day

Peter Serafinowicz is having a vegetable pop star competition. I don't know if this is being done anywhere other than on his Twitter, but you can find it here.

Copied directly from Twitter, for your amusement, some of the entries are:
queen - we are the champignons
ringo star anise
Hot Chip
pat beanatar - love is a cabbage field
lenny okravitz
Nat King Coleslaw
Peter Serafinospinach & Robeetroot Popper (the stars of Little Mouse pop video!!)
The Artichoke formerly known as Prince with Little Red Courgette
Ocean Colour Bean
Buddy Cauli with his hit "Veggie Sue"
My Morning Jacket Potato
The Vegetable Soupremes
Onion Roses
Guns & Radishes
Aubergine Vincent
good charlotte potatoes
The Cumin League
Bruce Springgreenssteen
sweetKORN
celeRey Charles
celeriACDC
Justin Timberleek
Destiny's Chard
Motley Crudites
Phil Cauliflower - No Jacket Potato Required
The Divine Broccoli
Iron deficiency Maiden
Kate Mash
Four Carrot Tops
Beetroots Manuva
Bob Barley
Ian Dury and the Broccoli Heads
Soft Celery
Shallot Church
cABBAge
Leguman League
Dill Collins
Dusty Springbean

And I'll leave it there I think. Would just like to say that these are not my entries, and all credit goes to the lovely people who thought them up! For more, check out @serafinowicz. If you think you can do better, join in but remember that you have to donate to Comic Relief to play: http://www.justgiving.com/peterserafinowicz
I would play, but I can't think of anything worthy for this, so I'm passing it on to you guys!

Oh, and if you wanted RND icons...

Comments

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zeraparker
Mar. 13th, 2009 02:57 pm (UTC)
That looks awesome on the door!

Haven't seen them on sale here, either. *ponders*
I think in celebration of RedNoseDay, I'll rewatch Top Gear Ground Force XDDD
ladyofsalzburg
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:17 pm (UTC)
Hehe tis rather good :)

I think Comic Relief is a British thing... but I can't be sure that it hasn't ventured elsewhere now. It's a two yearly phenomenon and I normally go out and buy a red nose, for RND, but I've not been out much this week, and where I've been hasn't sold them! Maybe I'll have to see if there are any left next week, just so I can feel I've done something for it all.

Not sure if I've seen TG Ground Force... but it sounds like a plan to watch it, cause celebrities do silly things for Comic Relief
zeraparker
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:36 pm (UTC)
We have it here in Germany too, at leats during the last years. Dunno, maybe its on another date here.

Have alink: http://hessmo.com/Hessmo/TG_Specials.html The guys trying to redo someones garden - Top Gear style of course. Chaos ensues.
ladyofsalzburg
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:42 pm (UTC)
Je ne sais pas. This is the 21st year of RND.

Oooh I'll have a look at that, thanks! Just got to finish watching a sketch with David Tennant and Catherine Tate from last time
zeraparker
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:50 pm (UTC)
Tell me what you think of it when you saw it, its like the most hillarious embarrasing thing they ever did XDDD
ladyofsalzburg
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:52 pm (UTC)
That's got to be impressive then cause they do lots of hilarious things!
zeraparker
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:56 pm (UTC)
'Gardening, how hard can it be?' XDDD
ladyofsalzburg
Mar. 13th, 2009 03:59 pm (UTC)
Yus XD. They really should learn not to say those immortal words of 'How hard can it be?' cause every time they do, they always get challenged. However, when Hammond said that about F1 racing, it created a rather interesting challenge...
zeraparker
Mar. 13th, 2009 04:11 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I loved that episode XD
ladyofsalzburg
Mar. 13th, 2009 04:13 pm (UTC)
It was one of the best :D
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