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« on: 23/06/2008 20:51:03 »
I've just found out that Davros is going to be on Dr Who this week. He is my favorite. He made me wet my pants when I was little such are his scary credentials. I can't wait. *Runs around room, flapping arms in wild excitement* Captain Jack is on too, so much male totty and Daleks too, oh joy.
Can you tell that I'm a big fan?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 23/06/2008 21:40:01 »
I thought Davros was the kebab seller from Harry Enfield's early days.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 23/06/2008 22:49:26 »
I thought Davros was the kebab seller from Harry Enfield's early days.

No, No, Davros has hideous features.  :)
 

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« Reply #3 on: 23/06/2008 23:13:23 »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davros

He is the master of the Daleks or as Rosalind sees them as a load of upside down pepperpots with sink plungers lOL
 

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« Reply #4 on: 23/06/2008 23:59:30 »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davros

He is the master of the Daleks or as Rosalind sees them as a load of upside down pepperpots with sink plungers lOL

I believe the hemispherical Dalek bumps were originally the floats from ballcocks, (for cisterns etc).
So when Davros or a Dalek appears on screen you can legitimately shout out "what a lot of ballcocks".  :)
 

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« Reply #5 on: 24/06/2008 00:28:26 »
No they've always been Sink Plungers
 

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« Reply #6 on: 24/06/2008 00:54:19 »
whatever happened to reading a good book?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 24/06/2008 11:55:57 »
No they've always been Sink Plungers
If the hemispheres were the cups from sink plungers they would have a large nipple-like socket where the plunger stick is attached.
I've never seen a Dalek with large nipples, with the possible exception of Anne Robinson. :)
The Dalek bumps are ballcock floats cut in half. The arm/weapon is a sink plunger.
[Plumbers-R-us must have made a fortune when the BBC special-effects boffin paid a visit].
« Last Edit: 24/06/2008 12:00:09 by RD »
 

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« Reply #8 on: 24/06/2008 12:52:23 »
I mean that the Daleks are upturned Pepper pots and the implements that they
use to "Ex-Terminate" with are actually Sink Plungers. I am not the only
person, who knows this but it seems that loads of others do too.

Re;Wiki-

Dalek's Physical characteristics
Externally, Daleks resemble human-sized salt or pepper shakers around five to six feet (152 to 183 cm) tall, with a single mechanical eyestalk mounted on a rotating dome, a gunstalk containing an energy weapon (or "death ray"), which can also be fitted with a projectile weapon, and a telescoping robot manipulator arm. In most cases, the manipulator resembles a sink plunger, but Daleks have been shown with arms that end in a tray, a mechanical claw, or other specialised equipment like flamethrowers and cutting torches. Daleks have used their plunger-like manipulator arms to interface with technology, crush a man's skull,the measure the intelligence of a subject,
Also to extract the brainwaves from a man's head (fatal, although it is implied that it doesn't need to be).
Dalek casings are made of a bonded polycarbide material dubbed "dalekanium" by a human in The Dalek Invasion of Earth. The Daleks also use this term for the material.




That picture is of a Dalek with the master - Davros !!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 24/06/2008 13:36:39 »
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The lower half of a Dalek's shell is covered with protrusions "Dalek bumps" which are spheres embedded in the casing.
These are described as "sense globes" or sensors
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalek




Are you sure this isn't Anne Robinson before her face-lift ?  :)
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« Reply #10 on: 24/06/2008 14:33:13 »
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The lower half of a Dalek's shell is covered with protrusions — "Dalek bumps" — which are spheres embedded in the casing.
These are described as "sense globes" or sensors
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalek




Are you sure this isn't Anne Robinson before her face-lift ?  :)


I am totally sure because that actor has had a lot prosthetisis done on them. Also didn't I say that about the household implements
yesterday??
PMd you too
 

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« Reply #11 on: 24/06/2008 14:58:35 »
I love it when the Daleks suck someones face off with their plungers. The Dalek in our play had tennis balls cut in half and stuck on. We didn't even bother to paint them to add to the naffness.
I thought Davros was the kebab seller from Harry Enfield's early days.
I always get muddled up between the Dalek leader and Kojaks sidekick. He was the really think one.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 24/06/2008 19:07:30 »
I always get muddled up between the Dalek leader and Kojaks sidekick. He was the really think one.

Kojak's sidekick Stavros was played by Telly Savalas's brother George, (a pseudonym was used in the credits).
This nepotism does rather explain George's role/performance.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 24/06/2008 21:44:58 »
I love it when the Daleks suck someones face off with their plungers. The Dalek in our play had tennis balls cut in half and stuck on. We didn't even bother to paint them to add to the naffness.
I thought Davros was the kebab seller from Harry Enfield's early days.
I always get muddled up between the Dalek leader and Kojaks sidekick. He was the really think one.

The really think one?
 

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« Reply #14 on: 24/06/2008 21:56:46 »
Talking about nepotism, did you know that the actress who plays The Dr's daughter is in fact the daughter of Peter Davidson, the former Dr Who, who wore the cricket gear and a stick of celery. I don't think that she is a very good actress and think some underhand casting went on. Even though she is rather beautiful, that can't have swung it as we all know that the Dr Who team bat for the other side.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 24/06/2008 23:06:59 »
we all know that the Dr Who team bat for the other side.

Australia!?  [:0]
 

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« Reply #16 on: 25/06/2008 02:15:52 »
Or the woman's softball team.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 25/06/2008 17:40:36 »
I am afraid I have never tested the density of their balls.
 

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« Reply #18 on: 26/06/2008 02:33:18 »
the women don't have the ones of which you seem WAY too fond.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 26/06/2008 08:04:15 »
the women don't have the ones of which you seem WAY too fond.

What about some of the women tennis players from a few years back.

 

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« Reply #20 on: 26/06/2008 10:29:19 »
the women don't have the ones of which you seem WAY too fond.

What about some of the women tennis players from a few years back.



Like Virginia Wade? Sue Barker or Billie Jean, Martina Navritalova
 

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« Reply #21 on: 26/06/2008 15:53:48 »
Yes. And Bette Stove.
 

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« Reply #22 on: 26/06/2008 20:16:06 »
To get back to the original topic, sadly it was a false alarm. It is not Davros that will appear on the next episode of Dr Who *sob* but it is going to be a new Dalek, that will be even more evil than Davros. I think if Davros does return it should be played by Russel T Davros himself!
 

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« Reply #23 on: 27/06/2008 08:00:02 »
I think if Davros does return it should be played by Russel T Davros himself!

Or Davros "The Cuprinol Kid" Dickinson. Note the change of weapon from plunger to gavel.

 

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« Reply #24 on: 27/06/2008 10:22:10 »
To get back to the original topic, sadly it was a false alarm. It is not Davros that will appear on the next episode of Dr Who *sob* but it is going to be a new Dalek, that will be even more evil than Davros. I think if Davros does return it should be played by Russel T Davros himself!

What about George Dubya Bush to play the megalomaniac Davros; George is going to be looking for work in a few months,
and he does have previous experience in world-domination. They won't even have to electronically alter his monotone voice.
 

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