How Simon Cowell gets his best ideas Thu-06-Mar-14 08:30 Share this Tell Us What You Think WTF 0 LOL 0 FAIL 0 OMG 0 HOT 0 CUTE 0 ] By Jay-Jay FeeneySIMON COWELL says he gets his best ideas once he has had an alcoholic drink and a smoke in the early hours of the morning.He says, "I always think there is a time in your day when you can be creative. For me, one or two in the morning, couple of vodka and limes, couple of cigarettes. I'm in a calm place, I can think. You May Also Like 12 Million Americans Watch Debut X Factor USA Show Are One Direction splitting up? Bars and Melody - Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer act | Britain's Got Talent 2014 Britney close to signing on for X Factor judging gig Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .