British Commentary YouTuber, Memeulous, Includes 'Balls Road' In Oxton In His Latest GeoGuessr Video
Memeulous, A Comedic Commentary YouTuber From London Features The Borough Of Wirral In His 'Inappropriate Geoguessr Moments' Video
You can view the most relevant part of the video at 7 minutes at 15 seconds in.
Memeulous, a comedic commentary YouTuber from London featured a local road as the thumbnail to his video.
Balls Road in the Oxton Area of the Borough of Wirral in the Liverpool City Region was a key part to the YouTuber's video. The now increasingly famous Balls Road runs from the heart of the designated conservation area village nestled in the bustling metropolis down towards the River past the historic Williamson Art Gallery & Museum with a stunning view of the suburban rooftops and of the skyscrapers in the not-so-far distance.
The reason why it was featured in the video, however, was for some numerous reasons. The title of the commentators video almost says it all: 'Inappropriate Geoguessr Moments'. He plays the popular online game Geoguessr and is playing a mode that is out to look for harmless areas around the UK that could be interpreted as rude or inappropriate through a certain lens.
In the video, with the relevant part in which Memeulous is pouring over the map of Liverpool, you can find at 7 minutes at 15 seconds in.
The video was uploaded onto his second channel, George M, on the 15th March 2021. At the time of writing this article, the video has amassed more than 80,000 video views. His secondary channel has over 1.08 million subscribers and his main channel has earned 4.35 million subscribers.
The Search For The Borough of Wirral
The Wirral is the largest Borough in the Liverpool City Region metropolis by land-size, and the second largest Borough in regards to population with more than 325,000 people. So it is not too hard to miss if you know where you are looking for, however, if you are not from the City it may be difficult to find.
Although the Borough of Wirral has the Liverpool 0151 Phone Area Code, makes up a third of the Port of Liverpool (alongside City of Liverpool and Borough of Sefton), was the 'Birthplace of The Beatles', is the home of Liverpudlian legends such as Pete Burns and Dixie Dean, and is an integral part of the Liverpool Bay Area - it is often overlooked on its contributions, mainly due to a lack of public knowledge.
Memeulous was looking for Wirral as quickly as possible to complete the game and score his points, however, was struggling to find it.
'The question is: Where is The Wirral? I'm not sure. I know it's around Liverpool.' - Memeulous.
'Wirral? I swear it was like here. Like, The Wirral is here I swear it is! I've been to The Wirral! Okay, I'm gonna guess The Wirral is here.' - Memeulous.
The YouTube comedian was getting rather annoyed at being unable to find The Wirral. He said: 'The question is: Where is The Wirral? I'm not sure. I know it's around Liverpool.
He added: 'Wirral? I swear it was like here. Like The Wirral is here I swear it is! I've been to The Wirral! Okay, I'm gonna guess The Wirral is here.'
Forgetting Where Wirral Was, Just Minutes Later
Within a matter of minutes after having found the Borough, Memeulous had set himself a challenge, can he complete the game with an extra added challenge - Time Per Round: 30 Seconds.
The most relevant part of the video can be found at 8 minutes and 58 seconds into the video. In the rush of the moment, and against the timed clock, Memeulous forgot where Balls Road was... and selected an area in Kent.
Memeulous' Postcode Confusion
The entertainer was thrown off with the CH Postcode and the lack of the L Postcode. The reason being that the Borough of Wirral had it's postcode changed from the Liverpool Postcode (L), which Wirral originally had since the introduction of postcodes.
In 1999 it was changed to the Cheshire Postcode (CH) to due to essentially, a contribution of the lack of infrastructure in the Liverpool Metropolitan Area and it being easier for The Royal Mail to just move the postcode to the newly built hub in Cheshire. By doing this The Royal Mail would be able to make the most of the new hub and simultaneously be avoiding any tolls in the Liverpool Tunnels.
This has left a massive gap in the Liverpool Postcode Area where Wirral should be; leaving L41 to L49 and L60 to L66 completely blank.
With the Liverpool City Centre being one of the only City Centres in the UK to have toll roads (the Liverpool Tunnels; Birkenhead Tunnel and Wallasey Tunnel). The tolls were meant to be scrapped after the cost of the completion of the tunnels had been paid for, however, it never was and still remains to this day.
This has left a massive gap in the Liverpool Postcode Area where Wirral should be; leaving L41 to L49 and L60 to L66 completely blank from the Liverpool Area Code.
The Borough of Wirral is not the only part of the Liverpool Region that does not have the L Postcode. Parts of other city boroughs such as Sefton, Halton and St. Helens are also without the L Postcode in places.
Anyway, this unfortunate knock to the branding and identity of the Liverpool City Region can be left for another time. You are here to read about Memeulous and how Scouse Culture impacts the world in ways you may not even realise in this article.
Memeulous & The Eboys
Memeulous forms one of the four members of the British group, The Eboys, which produce a multitude of entertaining content that some have claimed in jest, are a carbon copy of The Sidemen; another well known British entertainment group led by the multi-hyphenate YouTuber, rapper and entertainer, KSI.
The Eboys comprise of Memeulous, WillNE, ImAllexx and James Marriott. The four created the group channel together during the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic and often feature on one anothers YouTube Channels; making so many guest appearances they are practically fixtures making up the furniture their other friends' channels.
It is also worth noting that Memeulous wears a mask in order to conceal his identity, as he wishes to remain anonymous to maintain his privacy. Only his first name is known, George, and is now known for his iconic bandanna, glasses and peak cap.
The commentary YouTuber is known for his videos discussing his opinion on various topics whilst playing a variety of video games. His most recent series is focused on playing the location-based video game, GeoGuessur, in which the player is placed into a random location on Google Maps with no context and has to guess the part of the country or world they are in from observing the environment such as street signs, shops and phone number area codes on the sides of lorries and so forth.
If you too want to visit this now increasingly famous road which has further been put on the map by Memeulous, you can check it out with the address below:
Borough of Wirral,
Liverpool City Region, UK.
Please Note: I am a huge fan of Memeulous & The Eboys and could not help but insert a little bit of humour throughout this article that brings a rather amusing spotlight to a fantastic part of the Liverpool City Region that is often overlooked, and how Scouse Culture is never too far away.
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