Greetings one and all. As you recall, last week I invited you to send over your questions to Mr @RealBigOleDummy. We heard from literally SEVERAL of you (thanks to those who sent their questions). Despite @Abe's moaning and best efforts to sabotage my questions - here are the answers you seek. A specific name and shame MUST be directed to long term members who ignored this opportunity (mainly N, F, K and S)!!!!!!! You know who you are. I give you... REALBIGOLE DUMMY!!!! PROLOGUE: Before I start answering the questions, a little about me. My name is Alan Scott Jones but my friends and family call me Scott. Male of Welsh and German ancestry. Most everything else will be addressed in the answers to the interview questions. So let's get started! 1. How did you find the forum and what were your first impressions of it? I found the forums by way of a web search. Was looking for an answer to a question I had about the show. No I don't remember what it was. My first impression? To be entirely honest ..... so so. I was thought to be a sock puppet for someone and to be honest was quite put off by that and the constant suspicion I felt directed towards me. Also..... the entity know as Ant E was in rare form around that time and I considered him a troll of major proportions. I have since changed my mind on that. Both about the forum and Ant E. 2. What's it like being one of the 3 B's? Hmmmmmmmmm, now I WONDER who asked this? Well, if there was one more of us we'd be like the 4 horsemen now wouldn't we? And just as deadly to our adversaries! As B # 3, I must say its an honor to be such a thorn in the side of certain non B members. 3. Billy Salt was a bit like the poor mans Three B, wasn't he? He probably let your team down a bit.Or was it Bluey? Discuss. Well, Bluey was the very first to welcome me to the forums back in the long ago.He was also the first I sent a PM to which he answered with a surprise for me. I see his point now. Billy DID seem to drop off there didn't he? 4. When and how did you become a Red Dwarf fan. Now here's where I may lose some of you. And it answer's another question farther down the list. I almost want to lie, but I swore I would be truthful. So, I first saw Red Dwarf on a PBS station about 1 or 2am the night before I saw the parole board. Yes, I was in prison at the time and could not sleep for being worried. It was a series 1 episode Balance of Power. I was a fan instantly and have remained one. Must have been 1989. 5. What's your favorite red Dwarf episode and why? Now that's a toughie. My favorite episode is probably Queeg with Waiting for God a close second. Because I've probably watched Queeg , literally, a 100 times and it still makes me laugh as much as the first time I watched it. "Yeeeahhhhh, fight that flab"! 6. What's your favorite Red Dwarf season and why? Another toughie. I'm going with season 3 because it is so freaking good. Backwards, Marooned, Bodyswap, Timeslides, The Last day. I mean 5 out of 6 OUTSTANDING episodes! Polymorph is ok too. 7. If you have read them, what do you think of the Red Dwarf novels? I've read and own the First two, and love them! Chapter 3 of Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers NEEDS to be filmed! 8. What was the deal with you and Strat? He's gone now apparently. Not sure exactly what you mean here but I'm an Atheist and not shy about saying it. I don't think he liked that. 9. Are you @yoserian? !*&%&%$#^()&^@$@^ that slimy piece of username stealing, bottom dwelling hemorrhoid on a distended rectum! No. I've seldom been as mad as I was when I saw "him" using my username. Piece of *$^%@$^*^$ 10. Ya like jazziemon? Not ringing a bell. No disrespect intended. 11. Have you ever lived near a cheese shop? No. 12.Did you know it offends Ant E when I fall asleep? Well, I sure do now! 13. Who on the forum would you most like to meet? Trick question! I'd actually like to meet almost all of you. 14. What are you memories the forum member Simulant37? Truthfully I have very little if any memories of Simulant37. 15. Don't you think its a bit ridiculous Seb wants to ban people tagging things? Well, sorta. I DO see his point as explained in a thread post, but if its used to bug HIM, then he has the power and the right. Imho. I really like the tag system and hope it stays ..... just don't tag HIM to the point that its annoying. He IS the Boss you know. 16. Wotz ur favrit flava icecreem? Vanellerz 17. Where were u wen u woz away from da forum? I went to the other forums I'm a member of when I wanted to chat/talk. I ghosted here off and on ...... kind of like a kid looking in a candy shop. I missed you guys and girls. 18. Wotz ur opinion of ant eeeeeeeeeeeeeeee and duz u fink he iz truble? Well, I said I would be truthful. I like Ant E actually, in fact I have a grudging respect for him. hehehehehe besides I like putting him in his place when its called for. No, I don't think he's trouble. Furthermore, I don't think the forum would be the same without him. An asset in other words. 19. Long shorts or short longs? Short mediums 20.What excites you in life? Not much anymore sadly. New computer hardware comes the closest I suppose. 21.Will Bluey EVER mind his own business? Well, if he hasn't by now I don't see it happening anytime soon. So you might be out of luck..... 22.Why Bender? How can you even ask that?!? Bender is by far and without a doubt the coolest robot ever. (sorry Kryton, but you're second) His attitude for one "Kiss My Shiny Metal A$$", plus he has a heart that he tries to keep hidden. I can relate to that. 23.Complete the sentence... "each peach, pear plum............." ...has their place in the Sun". 24.What is your opinion of Jason Cook? I don't know who that is, so no opinion. 25.What is your opinion of Jason The Dragon? Again, I have no idea who this is. But dragons are cool. 26.What is your opinion of people called Jason? Well, Jason of the Argonauts fame I approve of. Jason Voorhees is scary but does kill a bunch of snot nosed teens so I'm ambivalent about him. 27.Is your name Jason? No,my name is Alan Scott Jones. But please call me Scott or RealBigOleDummy© indianacarnie will do also. 28.If Jason Cook had a fight with Jason the dragon, who would win? I'd bet on the dragon! 29.What other sites do you visit? (not porn) DemocraticUnderground/ BigOleDummy (politics) Twitter (occasionally)/AlanJones@indianacarnie TenForums/ where I'm a VIP as indianacarnie (tech help site) Sevenforums/ where I'm a Guru and Gold member as indianacarnie (tech help site) Nvidia/ BigOleDummy (tech and games) Ars Technica/BigOleDummy (Tech news) Cracked/ BigOleDummy (Humor) Game galaxy/Gog / BigOleDummy (Games) InternetArchives /indianacarnie (lots of things) A picture of me if you want to see it: https://www.tenforums.com/chillout-room/1356-post-picture-yourself-147.html (you won't have to join or sign in to see, but if you want to see my awards and rep. points you'll have to join)(I have one on Sevenforums too but its older, more awards and rep though lol) 30.What are your interests outside of Red Dwarf? Computers, Space exploration, PC games, Politics, Films especially Film Noir Star Trek:TNG 31.Andrew Ellard as forum mod or Seb P as forum mod? I've only ever known Seb as moderator I guess Mr. Ellard was before my time. Seb is a better mod than he gets credit for actually. 32.How old are you? Lol, OLD , ANCIENT I just turned 61 33.Do you have any grandchildren? Yes, I have the two most beautiful granddaughter's in the world! One's 17 and just got a free 4 year ride (ACADEMIC!) to the University of Minnesota. Japanese studies. The other is 10. 34.Do you speak any other languages? Ein wenig Deutsch. wusste mehr, als ich es bei der Armee lebte Minder Nederlandse Tratando de aprender español 35.Favourite Sport? FOOTBALL! American Football I should maybe add. 36.Favourite team in said sport? Denver Broncos! I was born and raised in Denver, been a fan since I was a little boy. 37.Ever been to the UK? Yes, I was there in late 1978/early 79 for 8 or 9 weeks. The UK had a bunch of Transportation strikes going on and I went there , as a solider, to drive supplies to the US air base's. Was based around Folkestone but drove almost everywhere. I was TERRIFIED driving that truck on the wrong side of the road (to me) at first!! It was magnificent! Loved the UK and think TO THIS DAY that you have the prettiest women in the world. (Hey.... I'm a guy,I remember things like that!) Very nice people, helpful and friendly. If ONLY you could learn to speak English....... Now...... don't let all that go to your heads now! 38.Would you rather know you were going to live forever or know when you were going to die? Well, I think living forever would end up getting pretty boring and I am getting nearer the end, so that. Wouldn't want to live forever anyway.