Old YouTube competition vid where bloke drives to stone circle to moan about VII

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  • #222448

    Warbodog

    I can’t find it on YouTube any more, anyone know what I’m talking about? Maybe he’s even here.

    It was an entry for some Robert Llewelyn-fronted competition or other in the early years of YouTube, c.2008. Other people did animations and stuff, this was just a rural goth going about his day and intermittently berating Red Dwarf VII to camera wearily.

    I guess I mainly remember it because it was the first vlog I ever saw. I found it weird that someone would put that on the internet expecting people to actually watch it, and even weirder that I was actually enjoying it. It didn’t win.

    Worst nostalgia ever? I may be procrastinating from loads of work.

    #222450

    Jonathan Capps

    G&T Admin

    Hah! This was an entry to the Series VII DVD fan film competition and the “rural goth” is Mick, long time friend of everyone who runs this site and Fan Club man.

    Unfortunately, it does seem he’s removed the video from his channel, because I enjoyed it a huge amount at the time.

    #222451

    Warbodog

    I thought it was from a few years later and a YouTube-based competition, as I remember Robert pulling a hurt face when discussing it as a runner-up, saying it was painful to hear but funny.

    But it’s likely that your inside knowledge and long-term personal acquaintance probably beat my hazy reckons.

    #222453

    Jonathan Capps

    G&T Admin

    No, you’re absolutely right, because he’s actually holding the VII DVD in the video so it can’t be for the Fan Film competition.

    #222454

    Warbodog

    Oh yeah – accompanied by the line “to make this video, I had to actually go out and buy this piece of shit” or something to that effect.

    #222455

    Seb Patrick

    Wasn’t there a competition to make a video about what your favourite extra was? I can’t remember what the prize was, or what won, but I do remember that I was going to enter and didn’t; and also that 2008 sounds about right for when it was.

    #222458

    Pete Part Three

    Damn. Now I really want to watch this again. Come back, Mick!

    #222460

    Seb Patrick
    #222461

    Ridley

    Is TORDFC Mick the G&T mick?

    #222464

    Warbodog

    You’re all discussing it here, complete with sadly dead video link:

    http://www.ganymede.tv/2007/10/gany-made-in-titan/

    #222468

    John Hoare

    G&T Admin

    GAH WHAT THE VIDEO HAS BEEN REMOVED

    THIS IS AGAINST MY PRINCIPLES AND EVERYBODY SHOULD FOLLOW MY PRINCIPLES

    #222473

    Pete Part Three

    >You’re all discussing it here, complete with sadly dead video link:

    Past Me is ten years younger and gets to watch Mick’s video. What a tosser.

    #222474

    Jo TORDFC

    Is TORDFC Mick the G&T mick?

    Yup! Same lovely Mick 😊

    #222608

    Manbird

    >>”this was just a rural goth going about his day”<<

    You absolute bastard. Here I am, a semi-pro writer trying to make a name for himself, hugely fond of ghost stories, somewhat resentful of Mark “I Bloody Love Nigel Kneale, Me!” Gatiss getting recognition for coining the term ‘folk horror’, about to unleash the epithet ‘rural gothic’ on the world in an upcoming article for a well-known film magazine, and you trump me to the term before it’s even reached print.

    How do you sleep at night, eh?? Not knowing I was here, never having heard or met me, but getting to put into print a term that I was hoping to dine off for years…

    You unbelievable git.

    #222610

    Warbodog

    I’d love to be a rural goth. I’ve ended up more as a tropical goth, which really doesn’t work.

    #222611

    Darrell

    Rural Goth and Tropical Goth both sound like tip-top craft ales. I’ll have one of each, please.

    #222612

    Mr-Stabby

    Oh yeah i remember that competition. I actually still have the video I made. It’s painful to watch now, but hey i have no problem embarrassing myself for your pleasure….

    https://youtu.be/vuQtJq1q2E0

    #222616

    Lily

    “This video contains content from BBC Worldwide, who has blocked it on copyright grounds.”

    Woah, they don’t hang about.

    #222629

    Jawscvmcdia

    “This video contains content from BBC Worldwide, who has blocked it on copyright grounds.”

    Bastards!

    #222647

    Mr-Stabby

    Wow….arseholes ! :D

    #222648

    Mr-Stabby

    Wow….arseholes ! :D

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