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140 things you
about the Dum Dums
- 1) They rock!
- 2) They can
be a bit odd, but we love them for it.
- 3) Josh has
limited amounts of t-shirts while Steve has many! (but
- 4) They are
NOT a boy band.
- 5) Josh
crowd surfs on occasions!
- 6) Stu is
often frightened, especially of girls who shout.
- 7) Josh is
always late and always getting lost and doesnt give
a crap or learn his lesson no matter how many times he
gets told off for it...
- 8) Josh gets
up very early.
- 9) Josh
seems to get the most mentions in lists like these.
- 10) They
love fans! (maybe)
- 11) The
album cover is backwards coz Steve's blond bit that was
in his hair is on the wrong side!!
- 12) Stu's
Dad played saxophone on 'Mr Executive' - a b-side on the
'Everything' single...."Not a lot of people know
- 13) Josh
reckons the 'stare at my cock' bit in Kind of day I
had is actually 'stare at my car' and we all have
- 14) Josh has
a severe little finger deficiency, and no one knows what
I'm (louise dumdedum) talking about do they??? but it is
a fact! I have photographic evidence x2!!!!!!!
- 15) If you
play 'can't get you out of my thoughts' backwards it is
actually an ancient Hebrew chant calling for the murder
of a rival leader. Again, 'not a lot of people know that!'
- 16) Josh
admits he 'gets off' on the fact that theres
pictures of him all over the website. ok he was joking *I
hope*, but thats so not the point!
- 17) They
- 18) Stu and
Steve are still Dummys...on the message board...*lol*
louisedumdedum thinks Stu is a very good lolly eater!
- 20) Does Stu
not like toilet talk or something like that!! (?)
- 21) Steve
lives in the best town ever because its the town is where
I live (Becki) (and I rock)!
- 22) Stu
isn't just a drummer!!!
- 23) Josh
finds barbie dolls beautiful.
- 24) They are
all absolutely gorgeous!!
- 25) Steve
cuts his own hair, and in his own words *made a mess of
it and a mess of the bathroom*.
- 26) Stu is
very scared of Marilyn Manson, he even gets scared at a
pic of him/her.
- 27) Josh
loves hedgehogs!!!!!!! and he does a great impression of
them, even if it does look like he is trying 2 squeeze
his own head!!!!!!!!! (superjosh 2 the rescue I
will save all the hedgehogs from getting squashed")
- 28) Stu
thinks that people called 'Ally' are German......
- 29) Stu
wears his pants in the shower because someone has drilled
a hole in the wall and is watching him.
- 30) Stu is
planning his own combustion at the height of their career.
- 31) Stu is a
much better drummer than they let on and should be forced
to sit there and do a drum solo before the others come on
at the start of each gig.
- 32) There
are only 100 interesting facts about the Dum Dums. This
is number 101.
- 33) Steve's
first instrument was the flute...then the drums...then
the bass...then the guitar...then the didge (the long
Australian type - I can't be bothered to work out how to
- 34) Stuart's
grandmother invented fruit!!!
- 35) Stu
thinks he's an angel sent down by Steve's Gran to save
him from something (and I'm not referring to Josh - only
- 36) Josh
picks his nose (- allegedly)
- 37) Josh
wears shorts backwards and says its his own fashion!?
38) Stu is gullible and believes
everything you say even after you tell him you made it up.
39) Josh has two cats called Puppy and
Barnaby and says Jesus looks after them when hes
40) Steve says one of Joshs cats
is so skinny it looks like its gonna fall down dead any
41) Josh says hes felt Steve up
loads of times and theyve had orgies (cant spell it!)!
- 42) Stu is a
- 43) Stu and
Steve are unbelievably lazy and can't be arsed 2 come on
this msg board despite it being about them! (ooh)
- 44) Josh is
actually 50 years older than he says he is. Quote: "The
plastic surgery has really paid off!"
- 45) Steve
has 2 cats and one of them dribbles everywhere.... which
- 46) Steve
wears girls clothes cos he likes the fit of them better.
- 47) Josh can
light an imaginary match on his face and start a fire
with it, then be amazed at doing so in time to the beat!
- 48) Josh is
the only one who can stack it big time on stage and get
away with it.
- 49) The Dum
Dums can also be written as: SMUD MUD.
- 50) Stu has
a fan called Kim.
- 51) Their
album 'It Goes Without Saying' rocks.
- 52) Steve
was once quoted as saying 'boo' to a goose.
- 53) Stu was
the first ever person on 'Mallet's Mallet'. He lost.
- 54) Josh
mooned from the 3rd floor window of Newcastle Arena 20th
- 55) Josh and
Stu are stuck like glue *there always together they leave
- 56) Steve
goes to bed early after a gig, but parties the night away
the rest of the time.
- 57) Josh
fell down the stairs at Glasgow SECC and thought that no
one was looking!!!
- 58) Steve
can play More than words by Extreme on the
- 59) Josh
once burned his job seekers allowance book on stage at a
gig (before they were signed).
- 60) Steve (literally)
bumped into Ewan McGregor at a tube station the other day!
- 61) They
considered calling themselves Raygun - *ages* ago!
- 62) They
played a Biker's festival once & had things like
"Are you f***ing Boyzone or someone?" yelled at
- 63) They
played a gig where the other band trashed the dressing
room and blamed it on them...then the two other bands had
a big fight! The boys (and myself-James) escaped though!
- 64) Josh
once had someone ask him if he was in the Dum Dums - he
said "No" and they replied "oh, sorry, you
just look like him!"
- 65) Someone
once told Josh & Stu that they'd met the Dum Dums and
that they were right arseholes - they have this on video!
- 66) They
have loads of stuff on video that *can't* be shown to the
public....so do I come to think of it! (James)
- 67) 'Hole In
Your Heart' used to be called 'Toilet Wall Star' .
- 68) On the
cover of 'Everything' (cd1), Stu has a fake eye! His
right eye, is actually his left eye!
- 69) Josh has
an extra toe on his left foot.
- 70) Stu is
actually Wendy in drag.
- 71) Steve
once won a medal. it was 'best in show' for the 2nd
annual Aldridge flower arranging show.
- 72) Stu used
to be best mates with Hamlet.
- 73) Steve
was named after his dads dead tortoise.
74) Steve can speak Dutch.
75) Stu is/was learning to speak Spanish.
76) Stu never used to be so shy he used
to be really talkative.
77) They respect their fans.
78) Stu is actually James in disguise
which is why we always get James on here but never Stu.
79) Steve is a hedgehog which is why
Josh loves him so much.
80) Josh is a secret A1 fan and is only
annoyed at them cos they never give him autographs or
take piccies with him.
- 81) Josh did
try & burn his Jobseekers book at a gig- Quote 'cos
were about to get signed!' But it failed to burn!! High
comedy value, as Josh got everyone to shout 'burn baby
burn' to try & encourage this thing to ignite!
- 82) Steve,
his brother & dad, in the Eighties all had matching
- 83) Whilst
growing up in Amsterdam Ste had a footy trial arranged
with AJAX- No less. But couldn't go due to a poorly foot
or something. So it was cancelled & never re-arranged.
And the rest is history!
- 84) Steve
wears a long necklace which is black stringy stuff and
has an unknown object on!!!
85) At least one Dum Dum drinks Dr
86) Steve drinks Coca Cola.
87) Steve drinks Becks beer.
- 88) One Dum
Dum owns a Nokia 3210 mobile phone.
89) Steve drinks.
90) Stu sometimes drinks and sometimes
91) Josh doesnt drink.
92) Steve likes absinthe or has been
seen drinking it.
93) Both Steve and Stu shop in Carnaby
94) Steve changes his top before coming
out after gigs.
95) Steve also eats lolly pops.
- 96) Steve
would want Eddie Izzard to play him in a movie.... or
Samuel L Jackson
97) Josh wants to be played by Harrison
98) Stuart wants to be played by Michael
99) According to Josh, Stu wants Max
from Hollyoaks to play him!
100) Josh got mobbed on the train the
way back from PITP Hyde Park...
101) Steve has v cool feet.
102) Josh is evil (sorry!)
103) The 3 items Josh would take to a
desert island with him are... sanitary towels, toilet
tissue and fingernail clippers.
104) Apparently when Josh was *little* (hehe)
he owned an orange silk t shirt.....(no offence to anyone
who has one!)
105) According to Charlie, Steve, like
herself is obsessed with cords!
106) Steve has burgundy cords.
107) Steve also has grey/blue cords,
which are slightly baggy around the ass, not that Sas was
looking or anything!!!
108) Stu collects beady blue bracelets.
109) Steves wrist is approx 1 inch
bigger than Saus
110) Joshs blue guitar (featured
in the everything vid) should have the
nickname 'retro fridge guitar'!
- 111) Stu
hates the word 'pants'.
112) Josh has the unique ability to blow
bubbles from off the end of his tongue.
113) The Dum Dums are lovely lads who
respect their fans and come out after gigs to say hi to
114) *Apparently* Stu used to do
Scottish dancing when he was a little kid.
115) Steve likes Reisen chocolate chews.
116) Stu likes Crunchies.
117) Josh used to live in America for a
118) Steve used to live in Amsterdam.
119) Stu comes from Crawley.
120) Stu wanted to see the Corrs at Hyde
121) They all like Bon Jovi.
- 122) Josh
fell off his chair backwards in Brighton whilst meeting
competition winners. so to hide the embarrassment he ran
round like a mad man jumping on everything- very amusing
123) Josh and Stu were running passed
the window at CD:UK doing silly things and it got a
mention in Smash Hits yeah!
- 124) The guy
with the glasses in Tom Cat has the same pink top (with
photos?) as Steve's!
- 125) James
the webmaster is Steves cousin. (simple, but
- 126) Josh
loves Peal Jam. (yay again)
127) Stu has the same jumper as Roddy
Woomble from Idlewild.
128) Steve's haircut makes him feel bald.
129) Steve has the Muppets ring tone on
130) Josh has mean people suck on his *green*
guitar that he never uses.
131) Stu has a bluuuuue drum kit.
132) Stu is a tropical raincoat. (?)
- 133) Josh
used to work at Chichester army barracks and wash dishes.
134) Someone that used to work at C.A.B
thought that josh was a sergeant!
135) Stu and josh used to go to
- 136) Josh
thinks he used to have perfect pitch when he was younger.
137) Steve was embarrassed when his
phone went off when he was signing autographs in
Manchester because of the ringtone (see louise dumdedum's
post about Muppet ringtone)
138) Stu borrowed Lolly's pink pompoms
and started playing with them at party in the park in
139) Stu has two monkeys called Ibrahim
- 140) We all