clapometer


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clapometer

(ˌklæˈpɒmɪtə)
n
a device that measures applause
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The only surprise was that they brought a 1950sstyle clapometer out at the end when everyone could see what was really required at that point was a crapometer.
There are also daily staple choices such as steak or a caesar salad and each day Pascal served up an ooh and aaah clapometer and each evening Frank shared some matching wines.
As well as the tally chart of tunnel banter and downputting chant clapometer from the stands, the thing which will really be occupying the minds of of managers Pardew and Poyet as their heads hit the pillow on Sunday night is, 'just who was it who won the touchline style stakes?
Little did Pam Ayres know, when she recited her witty poem with the rather lengthy title, Pam Ayres And The Embarrassing Experience With The Parrot, that the Clapometer would swing in her favour and the postal vote from viewers would clinch her victory.
In the mid-70s, Syd and Eddie were talent spotted in Liverpool at the WookeyHollow and auditioned for Opportunity Knocks, scoring 77 on the clapometer.
There was even a clapometer to judge the five leadership candidates.
However, according to the clapometer, Peter Mandelson's ovation lasted only 40 seconds.
The whole text is then staged by the editors, with a running commentary on the events, little bracketed asides giving audience reactions, and the incredibly annoying clapometer that gives a star rating for each performance.
Increasingly, their comments bear little relationship to the songs they've just heard so maybe it's time to bring back the clapometer - and not just as a gauge of Frankie's sexual health.
Green's clapometer was also a better gimmick than the audience jeering at every slightly negative phrase uttered by Cowell.
Then it was the first taster of album two - "you're like the clapometer," said Paloma, "if you don't like it, it won't go on the album".
The clapometer at the Manor went up a few notches when Padraig Harrington and Fisher stopped the rot with a convincing 3&2 success against out-of-sorts Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, with Fisher doing most of the damage.