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Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2008, 16:13
Replies: 38
Views: 4,396
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What's going on here then?

Alessio welcomes you into the warmth of his folly and you aren't even grateful. :mad:
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2008, 21:50
Replies: 38
Views: 4,396
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What's going on here then?

hello.

in brief: nodrog and jbg hardly post anymore. dante's disappeared off the face of the earth. queball doesn't post anymore. nor does idi. t&f posts a little. horn left because jer's an...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2008, 19:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Mass media [long]

By the way, I saw a small advert advertising "manufacturing dissent" yesterday. It's a film that criticises michael moore. I obviously know little about it, but it sounds great if it's trying to...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2008, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Mass media [long]

I'd hope most people see bias when they read, but if most of what you read doesn't include robust evidence, and omits counter evidence if possible, even a variety of these media outlets fail to...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2008, 18:41
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Out of the Stoneage

there are free flv players. don't see the problem really. my media player plays them. i'm sure there are flv plugins around for whatever you use.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2008, 16:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Mass media [long]

The word you were looking for was, "beautiful."


I've found most journalists I know go out of their way to omit conflicting evidence from their articles if they can possibly help it. These...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2008, 15:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Out of the Stoneage

foxmarks - i use different computers, helps me sync all my bookmarks
adblock plus - as mentions
download helper - helps me download flash movies from youtube and lots of other sides. there's quite...
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2008, 21:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hebdomad
Mass media [long]

I no longer purchase physical newspapers. I usually glance at the headlines of the ones that fit my bias in the morning before work and scan their websites later on to look for anything interesting,...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2008, 17:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hello

Every second of your life you encounter an overwhelming number of startling experiences begging you to open up your mind, to realise your ability to reify beauty.

Yet you choose to suppress...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2008, 16:50
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hello

You're doing it again. It's clear he wants to start a debate on the problems and joys of friendship in virtual communities. He even tried to write in capital letters to show his enthusiasm for the...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2008, 11:50
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

this thread's bad enough as it is tomkat.
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2008, 11:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Economic Efficiency

I thought the answer was simply that, in asg's example, 1) the time it takes to transport something may not matter that much in relation to potential cost savings, 2) and the lower cost of...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2008, 22:03
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

I found it bizarre that in replying to his enquiry you effectively claimed his input on this forum, on that particular topic, was banal and uninteresting, not just to you but to the majority,...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2008, 16:30
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

I was objecting to your claim that nobody really cares about his "horrifically banal interpretations of socio-economics," and that we'd already gone over this subject adequately.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: July 7th 2005

That was sarcasm, with a touch of parody, again, by the way.



I always assume that people realise. Strange.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 14:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Defrag

I'm not going to research into NTFS, so let's just assume it's as bad.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 14:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Defrag

I always thought that unix-based filesystems mitigated or abated filesystem fragmentation. I had thought this because of my experience with unix filesystems, around 15 years. After you said that I...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 13:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,470
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Help Thy Neighbour

I helped an old lady across the road about 3 years ago. She didn't thank me. I haven't helped anyone since.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 13:50
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

This was quite a nice debate and then you all started to attack UltimateNewbie. :crymeariver:





Oh you didn't mention you and some others on this forum had already pursued it adequately....
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2008, 13:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: July 7th 2005

All conspiracy theories are false. If they were true, they wouldn't be conspiracy theories. Stands to reasons. I'll watch it later.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 20:03
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

Bulk of thread good; last paragraph sarcasm.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Defrag

Okay, here's how you read this post:

Pick up a pen. Move your swivel chair back two arms-length away from your monitor. Outstretch an arm and place the pen in that hand. Turn counter-clockwise...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 16:24
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

Well, that's a difficult question to answer, but I am glad you've asked. Allow me to attempt a response.

I started this thread by mentioning that I hate the Spectator because of its blatant Tory...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 15:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Defrag

It's shocking windows still uses a filesystem that needs to be defragmented.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 15:36
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

I'm too busy too reply at the moment. I'll have a look next week sometime.
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2008, 16:42
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

Mz, I'd be quite keen on Latin in schools because it exercises memory and analytical skills, among other things, like an increased understanding of French, Spanish and Italian. I wouldn't suggest...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2008, 15:10
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

Because I mentioned market economics? The fact what I worry about happens now, but, arguably, to a lesser extent? You should probably put content into your posts, that way we'd communicate.
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2008, 14:49
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

This idea has a worrying precedent. Since British universities started to depend on student admission and graduation for their funding, universities have had to decrease their entry and graduation...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2008, 15:00
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

I haven't read the article yet, and I may well love the idea, but for the record, my first thoughts about this were the same as lokken's. There's something about a large group of parents and the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2008, 00:04
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

This article about the Swedish education system sounds interesting. Care to go into detail?

What I hate about The Spectator the most is its unashamed bias. At least the Guardian goes for...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2008, 17:36
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Spectator

I blame modern education, you know.
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2008, 17:10
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hebdomad
The Spectator

does anyone read it? Or know anyone who does? Thoughts? It pains me.

I can only read about three paragraphs of any article in that magazine because after that I imagine the article author's head...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2008, 16:39
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

It's not about omitting groups, but concentrating on the poorest in society before those who are richer. Without this concentration you encounter social distortions between the rich and poor that the...
Forum: General Discussions 17 May 2008, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Jesus Christ

I wish I'd thought of Unicode when I'd chosen my username. Sigh.
Forum: General Discussions 14 May 2008, 13:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By Hebdomad
Manchester Apocalypse: place your bets now!

I want your estimates for the:

(1) death toll
(2) winner of the match
(3) number of times the referee stops the match because of the crowd
(4) incidents of racism (that are reported in the...
Forum: General Discussions 13 May 2008, 12:31
Replies: 29
Views: 2,748
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: 3-word Game

as is TomKat's
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2008, 13:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,748
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: 3-word Game

Come now, he'd finished the sentence. His full stop should have directed you to this fact. If we can't even do crappy threads correctly, how on earth will ascend to the higher levels of forum...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2008, 14:07
Replies: 29
Views: 2,748
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: 3-word Game

tomkat's girlfriend, who
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2008, 20:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Storyboard

Word has it that your girlfriend has a healthy middle-ground.
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2008, 12:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Storyboard

Has GD gone through some kind of content wormhole. Is this some kind of Dutch plot to destroy society at its root? Is there some kind of hidden irony in these threads. Is this man actually the head...
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2008, 20:35
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Shaolin

There are red blobs under your name. Does the institute know this?
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2008, 19:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Hebdomad
Extreme and illegal

Welcome to the long and drawn out criminalisation of extreme pornography (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7364475.stm), even when it's between consensual adults. Graham Coutts seems to be the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2008, 15:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Snoop Dogg

what djbass said.
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2008, 00:22
Replies: 5
Tk
Views: 971
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tk

You're suppose to enjoy education :(
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2008, 22:54
Replies: 27
Views: 2,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Higher Education

Actually, part-time seems a good option.
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2008, 11:45
Replies: 27
Views: 2,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Higher Education

It's probably pre-A Level stuff, but read "a very short introduction to economics" if you haven't already. I enjoyed it and I became more interested in macroeconomics, which it only touches on very...
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2008, 16:16
Replies: 27
Views: 2,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Higher Education

ASG, why do you want to study economics? I ask because if you've studied Politics then I guess you're not solely interested in how to increase a country's economic output, however you want to define...
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2008, 14:08
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

As I tried to allude to with my discussion of GDP, it depends on how you define "better." The medium income of a country is useless because outliners will distort that figure wildly. I've already...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Spiritualism

You always manage to contort all situations into talking about men's cocks. You're basically MM's gimmick account gone wrong.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 13:51
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By Hebdomad
Spiritualism

There's not enough disrespect for science on the forum, and definitely not enough wildly irrational believes, although travler helps to be fair.

Dream Interpretation (please give):

Last night I...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 13:21
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

Oh and GDP is the amount of produce a country produces. This is different, although often not realised, from the quality of life and wealth of a population.

It would only equate to the wealth of a...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 13:11
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

The corporation ruse is quite popular in the UK apparently. I was speaking to an old friend who wanted his employer to put him on a contact instead of a salary. Then he'd set up his own company...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 15:16
Replies: 80
Views: 4,189
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Child poverty in the UK

I really wish you'd add some content to these threads. It's pretty much impossible to get your point across (and get people to listen to it) when you act like such a ****.

Nevertheless, isn't...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2008, 17:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Students/Teachers: Microsoft Office 2007 Offer

You'll eventually need to open .docx files.
It's the idea that it's a monopoly.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2008, 17:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Snooker thread 2008

Yes it does. For instance, golf: those who play it have a serious mental deficiency. See how it works? For a further example, Deepfow:


Now in this fictitious scenario, the the sport is played...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2008, 17:38
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Students/Teachers: Microsoft Office 2007 Offer

Don't upgrade. It's pointless.

Install the MS update for whatever version of office you are using so you can access the horror that is .docx file format and rest in the calm peace that comes from...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2008, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Jesus Christ

No-one leaves.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2008, 14:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Snooker thread 2008

Snooker is a strange game: it appeals to those who are so elderly that they can't cope with anything more exciting and drug users who see elementary physics as supremely profound. I expect with...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Apr 2008, 12:16
Replies: 20
Views: 2,079
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: congrats to green_cat and cr0!

I'm laughing manically at the fact you posted this on GD. It's like detailing the triumphs of Judaism to a Nazi guard and the leader of Hamas.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2008, 16:44
Replies: 38
Views: 2,524
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: He wouldn't gerrymander a bee

A thread full of links to the latest events with intermittent nonsense? Oh, why won't someone think of the children!
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2008, 14:19
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Britain's Got Talent

I want to reply to your post in the form of song, but I can't think of what song I'd like. I thought about In Limbo by Radiohead because of the sea reference, but it's basically an instrumental...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2008, 13:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Britain's Got Talent

I will personally see that his hopes and dreams are dashed and that he realises the futility of popularity contests (because he'll never win one), and once he's an emotional wreck plagued by thoughts...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2008, 12:52
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: I found another Jesus (religion)

You're just too good to be true.
Can't take my eyes off you.
You'd be like Heaven to touch.
I wanna hold you so much.
At long last love has arrived
And I thank God I'm alive.
You're just too...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2008, 11:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Making friends =)

I really hope the press summary for his arrest ends, "as soon as he had killed his brother and buried the bodies he hoped to disappear into the internet."
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2008, 11:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Vista SP 1

Installing Vista is like condoning child pornography.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2008, 20:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Happy Birthday VdM

I'd like to wish Pablissimo a happy christmas as well.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2008, 19:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Making friends =)

It's hilarious you've chosen to ask GD how to go about sleeping with 16 year olds. If any of them are fat, Dace could probably lend you a hand.

I just want to clarify something, though: you're...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2008, 19:43
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Britain's Got Talent

Yes there are.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2008, 19:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tibet and the Olympics

I looked up Merkel's current electral support, and it's not too dissimilar from Brown's, so okay. I can but hope.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2008, 15:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tibet and the Olympics

I didn't realise Brown and Merkel weren't attending the opening ceremony. Impressive, for politicians.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2008, 23:48
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Beautiful, just beautiful.

Hey Louise. Did you know that, whenever you use the internet (even the BBC), a paedophile or muslim can track your IP address? Every time you post on the “Tiffany Lampshade Forum” you’re basically...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2008, 23:33
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Hebdomad
Beautiful, just beautiful.

http://ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydontyougolivethere.com/
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 13:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Dichotomy

Well, you could see that the people who want "government to be more and more responsible for their well being" actually want society to do that, and see government as the distributor of society's...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 13:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tibet and the Olympics

As ASG said, it's not about boycotting the games but raising Tibet's profile and attempting to mitigate China's suppression, and threats are quite useful for that.

I'm not sure if it'll work...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2008, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Hebdomad
Stereotype threat (and lift)

This is the theory that you internalise your stereotype and then act it out. You can read more about it here (http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=how-stereotyping-yourself-contributes-to-success)...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:29
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Blogs

appreciated.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:27
Replies: 78
Views: 6,100
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Work place dilemma

I haven't read the wakey-yahwe arguement. I've not read any of yahwe's posts for about 2 months and I stopped reading wakey's posts after his second since he returned to the fore. I feel about 400%...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 12:55
Replies: 38
Views: 2,524
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: He wouldn't gerrymander a bee

http://www.sokwanele.com/map/all_breaches

yo.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 12:01
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Subprime crisis

I watched this video last night. Thanks for the link.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 11:52
Replies: 78
Views: 6,100
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Work place dilemma

Smudge is right. You either inconvenience your boss or cause the unnecessary unemployment of one of your colleagues. If you set the place alight the company will gain the insurance money, your...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Arguments

Yeah but I still can't forgive him for patenting continuation-based web servers when he worked at Yahoo, though. His main retort on reddit was, "if you're angry about this then you don't understand...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2008, 17:48
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Hebdomad
Arguments

I've noticed it happens here quite a lot, and some users have previously linked to some sites on logical fallacies, but here's a short essay (http://www.paulgraham.com/disagree.html) on the topic. Je...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2008, 17:56
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Firefox plugin Adblock Plus.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2008, 17:53
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

So, it's not possible to engage a student in concepts of more worth, to a point where they are having fun?

Therefore, all those mathematicians (and any others who are engaged in subjects that...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2008, 00:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Hebdomad
A GD reddit?

I guess we all read quite a few articles of interest on the internet. (Right?) It'd be quite awesome if we could all share and comment on the articles other GD users read.

I quite like...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 23:30
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

By the way, if you want a crazily large (14,000 words) but enormously wise lament on the state of mathematics in schools, click here (http://www.maa.org/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf) for the PDF.
...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 23:19
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

The concepts behind internet-based communication, data storage and correlation, etc. Teaching javascript would be as retarded as teaching students how to create animated gifs, unless you used...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2008, 21:02
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

I like these threads. They give me a warm feeling inside.

When I was at school I took Information Technology as an A-Level. IT was like a poor man's Computer Science. I guess ICT is like a poor...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2008, 13:39
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Animated GIFs are people too.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 17:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: General Thoughts of the Day

Thought of the day

lol!

[edit]

You Are Gay isn't nick, right? I had thought You Are Gay was nick, right from the start. But now there's a general consensus that he is, I've decided he can't...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 17:47
Replies: 54
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 17:42
Replies: 54
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Children Missing

Especially when it's been stuffed under a mattress for a week.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 17:39
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: GIF Ad Banners

In this hilarious new episode TomKat tries to teach ICT.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2008, 20:27
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Blogs

I spend around 3 hours reading articles online these days. Far, far too long.

Here are some I read:

boingboing.net
Charlie brooker's guardian page (updated about 3/4 times a week)
New York...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2008, 13:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Purposefully disabling your child

The choice of embryo is immaterial in my opinion. What matters is if the parents are able to give the child an environment where he or she can enjoy life.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2008, 14:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: General Thoughts of the Day

You're comparing a man who wants to break up a fairly powerful country to a man who wanted to rile one country into attacking many others. Just saying.

I've navigated life in zombie mode today but...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Mar 2008, 20:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: New to Programming

Oh dear god, Java.

Please bear in mind, in Java there's tendency to start making GUIs as fast as possible without understanding underlying programming algorithms - like binary search and linked...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 17:26
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

well actually,







you're right. i'm horn.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 17:25
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

it's not like i'm on irc and the forums all day, either.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 17:24
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

besides, i'm only moderately socially crippled with the propensity for great leaps of creativity while I'm procrastinating.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 17:21
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

i dunno. horn probably would have written "your life" and not "you're life". i reread that post as well. the horror of it all.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 15:00
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

neer.

horn's paid idi to supply him with the old password hashes, the ones idi stole a while back.



because one can gain the seed that created those hashes through the pirated versions...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 10:58
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

That wasn't the question. It was better enunciated in the second paragraph.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2008, 10:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

posting in support of atomsmasher.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 18:17
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

Perhaps if you're kind enough and you have enough free time you could fix my question. When it looks like the correct question then you could answer that. I'm not sure of my retort as yet, but as I'm...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 18:04
Replies: 58
Views: 3,143
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Top 5 Comedians

One of the major benefits of digital radio is BBC 7.

While flicking through channels the other day I came across Lee and Herring on BBC 7! It wasn't classic Lee and Herring, but it was definitely...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 17:48
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

Without government, what makes you think people will free associate in the way you'd prefer?

Put another way, according to the Guardian's expose of an internal BNP document, they are waiting...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 02:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Imagine

That's a fair point, Nodrog. I should have specified further. However, people affliate with those with similar cultures to their own. I wasn't claiming they should or should not, but what people (of...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 00:45
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

However it can be improved.

Let's say there is a change in the social fabric of the UK. Even then we'll still have divergent opinions and ideas which will need a fair form of representation, one...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 00:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Imagine

I'll make sure my points loop in future. I hear 606 is a good beat.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2008, 13:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By Hebdomad
Imagine

that you have middle-easten or affiliated heritage, that you like most people in the world believe the invasions into iraq and afghanistan were western self interest, that you see pictures like these...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2008, 12:55
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Earthquake

I thought a small rugby team was attacking the house at first. It didn't last long enough though. I wanted to go driving in it. I wasn't in the UK for the 2001 so at least I got to experience this...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2008, 12:45
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

Nice I'll keep a look out for both authors but your emphasis on social aspects instead of the voting system vindicates the current political system. I agree if you want change you must focus society...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2008, 13:20
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

Question: if the GD became the bastion of revolution in the UK, which member would shoot which member first? I reckon nodrog would have dante shot pretty quickly.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2008, 12:49
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

The UK has the perfect system because now we all believe we're going to get screwed in all possible holes no matter who's in government we're quite happy to get screwed in all possible holes no...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Feb 2008, 18:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: New to Programming

You need to learn about ASM and C to understand how your computer works. C will teach you memory management. ASM will teach you about processor cycles.

You need to learn about functional...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2008, 17:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: I know nobody cares

You Are Gay views GD, and rightly so I must say, as spiritual enlightenment. Its desultory discourse helps You Are Gay veer away from the pernicious materialism that plagues his life and brings him...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2008, 20:16
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

I'd vote for you.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 18:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who killed diana?

I didn't really mind her. I certainly do not have t&f's furore. I am, however, sick of how the newspapers constantly churn out reams of mediocre articles on her. I feel in a similar way about Maddy...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 18:37
Replies: 17
Views: 3,706
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hi everybody!!!

I used to have only a mild amount of disdain for demiGod (that means I used to sometimes dream about you), but now he's placed a car in his avatar I vote we ban him.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 18:29
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

They're trying to leave.

They've got half-way out. The SNP (Scottish National Party) is trying to convince the Scottish people that they should go the rest of the way, mainly through economic...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 14:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By Hebdomad
Who killed diana?

The jews did it.

Diana was a hamas insurgent.

Soviet spy.

The bolcheviks did it.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 14:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hmmm...

what spam bot icon? i think i need to type what three times to fully articulate myself: what?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 13:57
Replies: 50
Views: 2,387
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Forwarded email

That was a beautiful post. I'm still rereading those paragraphs. I particularly liked how you called him incoherent and ignorant. But there is one (very, very, very, very, very) small problem with...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 13:15
Replies: 95
Views: 3,465
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Lib Dems

I vote you take MM's advice. It's quite a worn track, though. You should try the Al-Fayed stratagem and blame an international conspiracy involving the top ten or so people in power. I'd read that.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 21:52
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bedlam

And Achilles, you should probably read Rosseau's discourse on inequality if you haven't already.

SPOILER:

He claims we're all screwed because everyone compares themselves to everyone else....
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 20:06
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bedlam

That's not a question but thanks for the information.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bedlam

If anyone else has any questions tonight I'm free until nine o'clock.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 20:04
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bedlam

The quantification of self-worth through the degradation of others.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 19:53
Replies: 56
Views: 3,202
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Your Worries

I hope your girlfriend posts pictures of her jizz on the internet.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 16:03
Replies: 34
Views: 1,683
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bridget Jones Diary

It's a nice approach Texan but in future you'd be wise to take nodrog's advice because then you can properly claim that Britons are clearly dangerous to the otherwise healthy genetic world-stock and...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 15:55
Replies: 56
Views: 3,202
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Your Worries

I'm worried that I'm not worrying enough :(
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 15:51
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: mutant ape-man

I want a post count of 1 :(
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 15:51
Replies: 55
Views: 3,869
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

I often wonder if Mark has an elaborate love-making ritual that makes use of the logical connections between the body's meridian lines and only ejaculates when he feel his blood flowing around his...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2008, 17:54
Replies: 51
Views: 2,675
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

Mild visual snow.
Poor ocular convergence/saccades.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2008, 22:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Polls

I was going to make the same point (or link to thefreedictionary.com), KaneEd, but I thought it better to ignore yahwe.........................
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2008, 20:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By Hebdomad
Polls

Re our previous discussion, Bad Science (http://www.badscience.net/?p=605) has a good article about statistics used in newspapers. You should also note that I doubt the Guardian or the Independent...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2008, 21:13
Replies: 76
Views: 6,496
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: New PC

Don't buy a comuter. There. I've solved the problem for you. There's no need to thank me; I am benevolent and gracious like an internet-enabled Mother Teresa.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2008, 21:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The big picture

Can someone please explain the joke because either I understood it and it wasn't funny or I didn't understand it and it wasn't funny. If the joke is that no-one knows the plan then...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2008, 00:10
Replies: 76
Views: 6,496
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: New PC

Don't play games. Or do what Nodrog said.

Find the most resource intensive program you're likely to use in college. Buy a computer that will run that.

Spend the rest on Acid.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2008, 19:29
Replies: 32
Views: 2,831
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bookish? Inquisitive? Snobbish?

Okay I'll do it before Sunday (the day) at least. Oh and Djbass: I'm going to include computing books. I'm a little upset I can't include all the essay and journal articles I've read on the web...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2008, 00:04
Replies: 32
Views: 2,831
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Bookish? Inquisitive? Snobbish?

Nodrog's method is far easier, especially as most of my books are in a suitcase ready for transportation at the moment. Library thing is great though; although it's a pity you can't seem to add...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:14
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: It's Official. I Don't Live in Paradise.

Sorry to hear that. We could probably play top-trumps if you like. I reckon we'd give you a good run for your money in the teenage pregnancy stakes.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jan 2008, 00:41
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personality Test

I think you'll find you meant "that'll learn him".
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jan 2008, 00:10
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personality Test

Hello Sun_Tzu. Humbly, on behalf of the good spirited people on these forums, I would like to warmly welcome to general discussions. I have read only a few of your posts yet I see you are an...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jan 2008, 18:09
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personality Test

I did the personality test but instead of categorising me it told me I was adopted.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 20:42
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 00:06
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

You mean Naomi Campbell you racist.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 22:21
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personality Test

Cheetara was hot. Panthra was definitely the best though.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 10:35
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Unless you're on the wrong end of Mao's barrel you are most easily pliable when you acquiesce to perception and belief.

If someone can make you believe that this is the ideal personality, that...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 02:41
Replies: 66
Views: 3,815
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personality Test

Guise, guise, guise...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 02:38
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Remember moi?

The what?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jan 2008, 07:03
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personal Territory

And shit, paging silversmoke to thread #3136003
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jan 2008, 06:43
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personal Territory

Guy, guys... I realise this may be too late, but this thread is 400% funnier with this http://www.thesixtyone.com/ElectricSix/collection/collection_item/560/ playing.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jan 2008, 00:15
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Remember moi?

Incidentally, I'm in a hospital with my woman. This is a cryptic message for Deepflow. I am now sending you positive energy through the internet. Breathe in, breathe out. You are now in a warm, safe...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2008, 19:36
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Remember moi?

KaosTrigX! Oh, how I've missed you. The good times, the bad times, the times I forget - all beautifully formed memories in my mind. Because of you, I am now suffused with the opulence of existence....
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2008, 05:01
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Often, polls are a political tool and not a representation of reality.

When people start to believe polls then polls contort reality i.e. people believe X will win an election, what issues are...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 17:23
Replies: 35
Views: 1,928
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Windy Weather

That changes when you spend enough time abroad and gain perspective - english resorts excluded. Unless you never learn another language, your time abroad consists of smashing cafes while following...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 17:17
Replies: 37
Views: 1,811
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Computer Network Question

vote for an increase in djbass's post volume.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 02:39
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Personal Territory

Amen,



brother.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 23:23
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

I blame Karm.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 23:21
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

then it must be true. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=If9EWDB_zK4 i know you weren't taking that as the truth but i still wanted to post the youtube link. are you getting me, bruv?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 23:17
Replies: 37
Views: 1,811
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Computer Network Question

i meant plug the access point into your existing setup. thought i didn't mention access point, so my mistake. (incidentally, am i the only one who hates it when people say "my bad"? south park is a...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 16:54
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 03:37
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What good are men anyway?

that's not a 5-10 minute read you blatant paedophile. it wasn't that interesting. culture and historical necessity determines a society's gender relationship. news at ten. i see the point of all...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 00:51
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Out of interest, do you know the in-show names of soap opera characters? I generally name them things like "the doctor who's clearly nobbing his secretary" and "the long haired hippy who's dating...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2008, 18:53
Replies: 37
Views: 1,811
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Computer Network Question

Yes and that's exactly what you need to do. Go buy a wireless router.

I've had no experience with the "powerline" stuff djbass spoke about. That all sounds quite magical.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2008, 21:10
Replies: 264
Views: 202,843
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Music Archive

everyone wants to goto japan. i liked that one.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2008, 02:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who is the sympathetic one here?

http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=2678000
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2008, 01:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who is the sympathetic one here?

Tactitus is right. You could collect a share of the profits which would certainly offset if not cover the wasted money. Time to revolutionise the DA's office, DDA.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 21:34
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who is the sympathetic one here?

As Mr. T has no evidence of the alleged misdemeanours surely the Jury wont be able to pummel Ms. P? In this instance I'd like to see Dante's legalised revenge idea tested: you'd get a transvestite...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 19:26
Replies: 264
Views: 202,843
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Music Archive

I still need to get hold of some James Holden. I'm just too lazy, Phang. Also, I learnt about CocoRosie this week. I want some of that. It sounds great.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 02:59
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

I wouldn't say it was a problem in Parliament, I'd say it's a problem in society.

If you believe networking is sine qua non for opportunities then the bigger your inherited network the bigger your...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 23:20
Replies: 89
Views: 4,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Annoying election process begins.

I thought you said the states that stage their primaries earlier, Iowa for example, have a larger impact on who runs for president in each party?

[Edit] Oh the impact they have on chosing...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 15:46
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

Then it's biased towards those who take great pride in and put much energy in regulating others. At least with moderators the forum more or less chooses the moderators i.e. if enough posters moan -...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 00:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: They didn't study!

I aim to be a little crazy and very insouciant in my old age. And didn't you say they can't fire you before you retire, DDA? I suggest you become constructively belligerent at work. You know it makes...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 00:14
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: I saw a play about the internet

I wouldn't see a play about GD. As you more or less said in the other thread, it would be a 3 hour production where a large number of random people debate yahwe's persona at great length and in...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 23:50
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

I read Dante's post and although I agreed to a certain extent I was dying to scream something out, but cura and horn have already done so. So (QTF):




I have three neg reps that I can see....
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 19:31
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

Heheh. I read that as "the fact it was [yahwe] who was raping [or rapping] me."

I more or less agree with Achilles' point. I think it's wise to protect the forum from devolving into a some kind...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 13:30
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

I sometimes PM people when I find grammatic or orthograhic errors in their posts. Why neg rep them? First you exclude them because of their spelling then you find yourself searching ebay for gas...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 03:14
Replies: 89
Views: 4,627
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best rep thread ever

It's nice to see the anonymous appreciators. Out of three negative reps only one came from yahwe. Actually I neg repped him a while ago and he sent me a message asking me to quit such a silly game...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 02:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: They didn't study!

not seen b4. fnd fny.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2007, 00:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Back in the days...

hey achilles was pretty harsh : o

also, on reading this thread i had deprecatory thoughts about the thread starter for reminiscing about a web-browser but then i remembered that i was quite fond...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 23:56
Replies: 20
Views: 7,837
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: merry christmas

we were doing so well. you had to let the side down pyrit.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 18:43
Replies: 20
Views: 7,837
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: merry christmas

for king and country, i did my best to minimise entropy. that was my gift - to the universe. as i figured receiving gifts may also increase entropy i similarly refrained from that. someone also told...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 18:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: I am an internationalist.

what about unity in diversity.........? :'-(
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:42
Replies: 20
Views: 7,837
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: merry christmas

Hah - I liked the "Not known for violence. She was a ୭ucking tiger!" comment on that meta filter article.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2007, 21:17
Replies: 47
Views: 3,065
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: brave man died along whit the time we had the time all of it

Re: The topic

Who is this erstwhile brave man? Was bud bravely exhorting his unconventional wisdom and did this cause his GD death? Does he see time as his perennial enemy? Answers on a postcard.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 20:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Existentialism

I'd begin with myself. I'd find people who were timid enough to agree with me. Then I'd rally those people to kill those who tended not to agree with me. Eventually I'd gain momentum and I'd claim...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 20:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Michael's second son

congratulations.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 04:08
Replies: 47
Views: 3,065
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: brave man died along whit the time we had the time all of it

I suppose we could have banned him only from GD. Isn't AD wont to these kind of posts :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2007, 02:30
Replies: 56
Views: 2,738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: little joke

shocking.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2007, 01:19
Replies: 56
Views: 2,738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: little joke

Detective furball could check if that machine has a web-server running and then hack it to obtain its server logs and turn up at bbud2's doorstep cock in hand.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2007, 23:26
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Polyphasis sleep or Uberman sleep

Thank you. I've never really appreciated sentences that have ended in the phrase a large block of cheese before now. It seems like a laudable cause to take up.

Generally, when I have no reason to...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2007, 15:35
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

That's suppose to be a woman? :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2007, 15:30
Replies: 56
Views: 2,738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: little joke

yeah the fun around it kind of faded away now, i'm all in favor of new people not getting bullied away from this forum but you gotta draw a line somewhere :(
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2007, 14:57
Replies: 56
Views: 2,738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: little joke

touché!
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2007, 14:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: since i know there are a few discworld fans in pa

You didn't mention that the subject header for the announcement was "embuggerment" :(
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2007, 14:48
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

No, that's the address of her-his mail server.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2007, 19:09
Replies: 56
Views: 2,738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: little joke

Isn't furball Phil^'s gimmick? :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2007, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Polyphasis sleep or Uberman sleep

The theory seems to hypothesise that a lot of sleep is either redundant or compressible.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2007, 00:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Polyphasis sleep or Uberman sleep

There's also some interesting polyphasic blogs in the comments section of the kuro5hin article.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2007, 00:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Hebdomad
Polyphasic sleep or Uberman sleep

As I want the facts and nothing but the facts to show you here's a link to the wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyphasic_sleep) article. There's also something on kur5hin...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2007, 18:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best Game Review Ever

Well, as you've said girls don't have sex may I suggeset you contact MM who could arrange something I'm sure. And this was about Valve promoting hilariously subversive ideas about its preferred genre...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2007, 01:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Fcuknig Cheeky Bitch

In an ideal world, he would have inserted the USB stick up her arse in front of the horrified crowd. I believe they call that tough love. She would have understood in time and become a better person...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2007, 16:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Fcuknig Cheeky Bitch

You should have smacked her. It's the only way they'll ever learn.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2007, 16:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best Game Review Ever

I don't like the first person perspective. I also think Golden Axe (original) was the apex of computer game development.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2007, 16:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Best Game Review Ever

On second thoughts, I'm probably best to propose to whomever scripted the game in such a way.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2007, 16:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hebdomad
Best Game Review Ever

Read it (http://www.gamesradar.com/gb/pc/game/news/article.jsp?articleId=20071207115329881080&releaseId=2006071916229527001&sectionId=1006&pageId=20071207115724980042). It's on "Portal". It's the...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: my own christmas present

i remember reading the red dwarf books when i was around 14. they were ace.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 15:37
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

Fair enough. I'm not keen on that particular tax collector though.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 04:10
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

Go, go, go. You have the knowledge. Become one with netstat. I await the IP address.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 04:06
Replies: 70
Views: 2,910
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: How very curious religious people are

Is lokken your father? I'm a little curious as to why lokken knows and why you do not particularly because it makes it look like lokken has had you trapped in his cellar for the past ten years with...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 03:30
Replies: 70
Views: 2,910
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 02:19
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

Excellent. Please do report this. What instant messenger protocol do you use? As long as she doesn't use a proxy to access the internet you may be able to obtain her IP address. With this information...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2007, 15:06
Replies: 70
Views: 2,910
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: How very curious religious people are

I'm still trying to comprehend "making 2 peep and just being a dick whit them." i'm all for sexual experimentation but i'm unsure how it relates to o' the Father.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2007, 15:01
Replies: 264
Views: 202,843
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Music Archive

cd2 of radiohead's in rainbows is pretty interesting. the tracks are less polished than cd1's but are more charming for it. well, not less polished but the tracks do not conform to the radiohead...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2007, 14:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: my own christmas present

i. the algebraist by iain m. banks was the last sci-fi book i really enjoyed.
ii. hocus pocus by kurt vonnegut was the last fiction book i really enjoyed.
iii. do androids dream of electronic sheep...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2007, 13:20
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

It took her a minute and 15 seconds to google "welsh universities"? I also like how after failing to convince you with the details she then attacks your mentality. I quite enjoyed reading that. I...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2007, 23:30
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

It's common internet parlance but refined to depreciate grammar and meaning bringing us all closer to god. His posts seem awful in the thread's context but should you free yourself from the fetters...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2007, 17:53
Replies: 49
Views: 22,846
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

I agree with whatever Bbud2 said. I guess Bbud2 mistook this thread for one on counterstrike and subsequently assumed that travler's having problems with his fibular veins which prevent him from...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2007, 17:48
Replies: 10
Ste
Views: 1,214
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Ste

Can't they just poke each other on facebook or something?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 22:39
Replies: 70
Views: 2,910
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: How very curious religious people are

bbud2 is awesome. i demand he continues. i'd like it if he's speaks about the beginning of the universe and unrequited love in the style of drunken antediluvian. you can make up your own meaning for...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 23:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Math

I'm sure there are introductory statistics books out there.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 22:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: JBG stocks up for Christmas

Put him on ignore if you care that much and don't worry about the conversations you miss out on because they invariably end up with yahwe professing his love for his internet persona in a supposedly...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 17:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: JBG stocks up for Christmas

Guess what song is in my head now? I've Got You Under My Skin by Frank Sinatra. Best Cancer gag ever.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Nov 2007, 12:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Math

If you're not keen on maths, use qualitative analysis instead.

Otherwise you should probably check the BBC's keystage websites. I believe they go up to GCSE level. Once you're happy with those...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2007, 13:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,930
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: [football] england

Also, so many people beamoans italy for their style of play...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Nov 2007, 15:38
Replies: 24
Views: 2,930
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: [football] england

Because I'm no fan of certain humiliation I haven't watched the recent matches. But I've always thought that we tend to collect a bunch of world-class footballers and hope to god they win matches;...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2007, 23:30
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Happiness

Hey I stopped watching TV years ago and I do feel much happier.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2007, 23:27
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Happiness

Dear Self,

1) Don't go to work.
2) Always remember to buy stout, even if you don't feel like drinking it at that moment, as unlikely as that may sound.
3) Do not do something because it seems...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2007, 00:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Law Question

but you wrote this in a thread :confused:
it is a big thing. it's very big. i've compared.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2007, 19:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Law Question

I know professional photographers who require their models to fill out a minor model release form. I guess this does not apply to celebrities though else most of the tabloids would be bankrupt by now.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2007, 14:15
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

Yeah, I didn't use OiNK although I did read up on the ratio system (which seems like a good idea except for the centralised nature of its data storage). However, I'd question your assumption that...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2007, 09:21
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

Linking to the material then? "He ran the site, the site had links to lots of material, he has access to and has thereby accumulated lots of stolen material?" as a possible police conclusion.

...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2007, 01:42
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

Well, he was seeding hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of material. I doubt your average policeperson knows how the bittorrent system works. And if you read policeperson and you experienced a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2007, 00:37
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

Anyway, don't people learn? Napster's centralisation was its downfall.

You need a decentralised service that uses proxy servers that mask the distributor IP address to a fairly large number of...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Nov 2007, 23:54
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

If he made that much money from donations I'll ram a vase up my rectal passage repeatedly throughout the month of december to the tune to Maria Carey's I will always love you. If his visitors decided...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2007, 00:46
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copyrighted material

A read a while back (on slashdot probably) a Canadian firm created some quite impressive "digital paper". Not heard about it since.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Oct 2007, 17:39
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Preventing Iran from getting 'the knowledge' to build nuclear weapons

I'd say it was less of question of financing but more of a question of when the public forgets about Iraq a little and when they have a fully formed image of Iran posed to send nukes across to blow...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2007, 23:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copyrighted material

Do you know what I think would be useful? A way of reading digital text using a computer but on a format that is not as ridged as laptop screens are at the moment.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 23:59
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copyrighted material

It's not about destroying the needed bureaucracy but restructuring it so the artist controls it through retention of copyright.

Record labels are evil due to their confiscation of copyright and...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 23:33
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

please don't feed the troll.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 23:31
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copyrighted material

I agree with dante on two points in particular. As soon as someone devises a way to pay that's as easy as pressing a key on your mobile phone to give directly to an artist revenue streams will...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 17:23
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copywrited material

Fair enough, but when I'm able to pay for something I appreciate through surplus cash I believe I will do so.

Also, I just remembered NBC freely stream the first series of Heroes (for US viewers)...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Man's Benefits of Getting Married

Don't worry Aryn still loves you.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 16:04
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copywrited material

Yes but if television companies did want to feign an infinite amount of possibilities they merely need to prepare the "lezz it up" option to account for around 85% of all possible requests.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 15:59
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Copywrited material

Printed media including books and stories: until decent digital paper arrives to the masses it's fine.
Music: as soon as they cut loose from big record labels and find new avenues the artists...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2007, 20:20
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

It's not wise to generalise on the whole population: "people". You really have to use subsets. As Gay You Are reiterated poor people are more likely to steal even from artist they view as above...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2007, 05:19
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

I found all the music channels pretty awful when we had cable.

I'd also say that if only 5 people wanted to buy a band's music and 100 people wanted to steal it then it's more the band's fault for...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 22:54
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

In lieu of a well thought-out post I'm just going to say that I support the hopeful destruction of music industry as it is even if that involves stealing from artists. This is mainly because I reckon...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 18:27
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

It'll be interesting when someone devices a way of reading books using a digital medium that isn't awful.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 18:25
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

The minimum rate was £0.00.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 18:22
Replies: 178
Views: 6,873
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: OiNK closed down...

Aren't radiohead making a profit from In Rainbows?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 18:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2007, 04:43
Replies: 31
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: ww3 closer than u think!?

Near? Is that the correct answer? Near?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2007, 23:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: ww3 closer than u think!?

If after 2014 religious types realise they're still here I'd recommend shopping around for different religions. They get lucky. Bingo, rapture!
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2007, 18:59
Replies: 31
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: ww3 closer than u think!?

We've been practicing.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Oct 2007, 17:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: irc at uni

http://http-tunnel.sourceforge.net/

that's also useful and free if you've got access (can install programs) to an external server.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2007, 03:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2007, 03:16
Replies: 31
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: ww3 closer than u think!?

mr l is annoyed lol.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Oct 2007, 00:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: irc at uni

http://www.http-tunnel.com/html/solutions/http_tunnel/client.asp may be useful.
apparently:

Low Bandwidth Service Features:

Free option for moderate users
Sufficient for Instant...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2007, 23:23
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2007, 19:08
Replies: 69
Views: 3,645
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Desert Island Discs

If that's the case I'd sell the islands built-in hifi on ebay and buy so much French porn its mass could also work as another island. A holiday home.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2007, 19:05
Replies: 69
Views: 3,645
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Desert Island Discs

I would take 8 CDs each with a different case material. I would then attempt percussion maybe even Jazz.

I would take take a lot of blank paper, maybe 2000 sheets, and fashion a book detailing the...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Oct 2007, 01:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: irc at uni

the unix server is your access to an unrestricted world.

to talk to the server you use putty which uses ssh - which is just a secure protocol.

you could use putty to talk directly to the...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2007, 00:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: clownshoe corner

i am sleeping under your bed.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2007, 00:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: clownshoe corner

i'm not really dead. i am sleeping. i am waiting to pounce.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2007, 20:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: clownshoe corner

it depends on your definition of dead.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Oct 2007, 19:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Radiohead

I'll buy it (the box set) because I support their circumvention of record lables.

If I knew the money was going directly to the artist I believe I would buy more music. I believe the rising...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 18:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The new coolest optical illusion I've seen

ahah. i can get her to turn on each half-turn by just alternating my vision to the text on each side of the image. crazy.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 18:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The new coolest optical illusion I've seen

At first I could only see her spinning clockwise. Later, I managed to see her spinning anti-clockwise. I can more often than not make her spin in the other direction after about 5 spins if I...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 00:08
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

So you're using Excel as a tool to help them learn about databases. A spreadsheet is as much as a database as notepad is a database.

I'm going to teach you how to drive a lorry, using a moped!
...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 21:54
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 21:51
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

data entry isn't database design and creation dude. but okay i agree to whatever you're arguing.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 21:41
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Because - and this is an important point so please read slowly so as not to miss anything - you're a teacher. It may be my idealist expectations of such a professional, but they're supposed to teach...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2007, 21:16
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Instead of going into the technicalities of database design can we just finish by asserting that TomKat is part of the problem?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2007, 00:28
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Also, although TomKat's students will leave school with a poor understanding of when and when not to use a database (as opposed to understanding that a spreadsheet will suffice for data management)...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2007, 00:09
Replies: 112
Views: 4,923
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Just download Open Office - it's free and compatible.

MS Office can be quite useful, but why someone would want to spend 600 pounds on it, and only use one or two of its programs in a normally...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2007, 11:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Snap uk election?

To stop furball whipping his cock out, I'm still unsure if the economy is on the downturn - I can't see the current mortgages crisis affecting investment. If anyone wants to argue it is - ideally in...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2007, 02:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Snap uk election?

I heard about the recruitment too.

Everyone became annoyed with Blair and now the Tories have the heir to Blair, some slight movement towards reducing taxation along with lots of shouting about a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2007, 17:40
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A query

Transference!
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2007, 17:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A query

It can be both.

Also, if you make someone happy it creates a better atmosphere, which benefits you and others. You could do that just to create a better environment for yourself and still not...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2007, 17:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Such an effing cheek!

Damn you pab.


Cock?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2007, 20:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A query

dda wins absolutely nothing by pointing out the benevolence part that I overlooked! You can all stop discussing it now if you want.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2007, 19:00
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A query

Yeah but you're conciously trying to be funny, so surely there's a reason for it? I'm not including unwittingly making people laugh, to clarify.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2007, 18:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Hebdomad
A query

Is making other people laugh merely a way to endear them to you and are you a sociopath if you make jokes for your own benefit alone?

Reply in your own time.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2007, 18:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Such an effing cheek!

It's gone or dead.

And horn...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2007, 02:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The end of Belgium?!

that doesn't make it any less ironic, dude, but I welcome to artificiality point to this discussion with width and girth.

Moreover, when you can, you won't and you don't stop?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2007, 00:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The end of Belgium?!

Oh and at least there's some irony: the country which works as the central organising point for the world's biggest trans-national accord detirmed to work together as opposed to against each other is...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2007, 00:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Hebdomad
Such an effing cheek!

Seeing as I'd stayed awake an hour longer than I'd planned I moved a good foot or so and got into bed, looking forward to seven hours of unconsciousness until work beckons again. But the furry little...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2007, 00:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The end of Belgium?!

It's likely this has popped up again because it's been 3 months and the Flemish and Walloons still haven't sorted out a coalition arrangement, but coalition arrangements often take around 3-4 months...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2007, 12:14
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Challenges

Or,

3. Reverse the peroid of englightenment!
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2007, 12:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Why?

red.

the new one is much better, however it's odd we have the new favicon, the one which fits in with the portal's theme, yet the portal has the old one.

ah sunday.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2007, 23:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2007, 18:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Why?

Yet the portal has the old favicon. There are dark forces at work here, make no mistake.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Sep 2007, 22:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Why?

I like the idea that it's a roman soldier's helmet the wrong way around, depicting Western Civilisation's maldirection (definitely should be a recognised word), or possible ascension if you want to...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Sep 2007, 21:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hebdomad
Why?

Surely the question that drives humanity forward into new era, after new era to a point where such fragile words mean nothing in comparison with future, better means of communication that should...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Sep 2007, 18:33
Replies: 97
Views: 5,813
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

to be honest, at first i thought you were just using such words to move into nodrog's meme of involving philosophy wherever possible, mainly because i don't follow a lot of the stuff to which you're...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2007, 10:19
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I don't find maths worrying particularly.

I'm quoting myself now:
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2007, 10:15
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The Third Way

Yes way!





And read what T&F suggested. It's the standard work and Blair has also co-written books with the author. I don't mind the third way so much, I prefer it to neoliberalism anyway,...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2007, 10:35
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

Farther down the the road. Seems to be a human predilection.

Welcome to this thread.

Only when you agree with whatever authority and when the authority states its intention as, say, teaching...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 23:02
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

To create and to advance ideally. Or for money and employment if that's too hard to explain.

I don't agree with all your opinions yet I respect your right to impart them, especially if you were...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD pyramid

Nod seemed to say he'd probably change his mind in the morning so it's no wonder he's deleted them. They were interesting though.

Sharur: I'd say it's impossible to definitely say what you'll need...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 22:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Out of the blue eh

Sorry to hear that Pig. When he's better it may be wise to encourage him to exercise both sides of his brain (analytical and creative). I'm not doctor but as strokes normally affect one side of the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 14:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD pyramid

I happily destroy my pyramid and change it from a pyramid to another structure all the time. Claiming I know now what I'll need/want next year is a little silly, like claiming to know what you want...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 14:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Five Years Time

Locationally, I don't care too much as long as it's pleasant enough. But in FYT I merely want to be better at the things I enjoy doing and want to start doing. I'd obviously lie in an interview...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 14:07
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I would say discipline and respect are hugely important yet I find it troubling how most often teachers (mainly in catholic schools and the like as Pig said) have to drill this into students instead...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 08:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD pyramid

Interesting!

I seem to have missed out peer recognition/respect or simply don't focus on it so much. It's not like I've painted the sistine chapel lately but in regard to the decent things I have...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2007, 18:20
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD pyramid

Hey this is all fine. I didn't ask you to agree with Maslow, merely to use his model to rank the things you need. If you don't care about safety/comfort you don't have to include it.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2007, 14:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Hebdomad
The GD pyramid

For anyone who's studied sociology or the like must have come across Maslow's pyramid. For the rest of you, it's a quality of life or "needs" pyramid, with the most essential things at the bottom and...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2007, 08:48
Replies: 31
Views: 2,102
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Movie Archive

On second thoughts, we could abandon genre and just sort films by user. I guess ASG is going to merge our suggestions into the first post?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 17:42
Replies: 31
Views: 2,102
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Movie Archive

Factual/Drama

Battle of Algiers - 1966 - (Gillo Pontecorvo) - 9/10

This factual Oscar-winning black-and-white Italian film depicts Algiera's battle against French colonialism - the methods that...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2007, 14:49
Replies: 30
Views: 4,199
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The BBC strikes out against stupid conceptions of property

I was trying to veer away from the concept of private property to that of respect. In each of your cases the tenant/leaseholder/freeholder all have various agreed rights that others should respect....
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2007, 11:45
Replies: 30
Views: 4,199
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The BBC strikes out against stupid conceptions of property

To either qualify or argue with my former point, I suppose stealing's morality depends on how a service provider obtains, works with and provides the resource.

In the case of wireless access, the...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2007, 21:23
Replies: 30
Views: 4,199
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The BBC strikes out against stupid conceptions of property

When someone puts effort into obtaining a service using solely their own financial means, and they don't explicitly indicate that others can use it, yet others do use it, then it's morally "wrong"...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2007, 01:39
Replies: 30
Views: 4,199
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The BBC strikes out against stupid conceptions of property

Incidentally, I stopped sharing my connection because of some stories I heard about users connecting to open hubs for malevolent ends (the moral of this story is fear your neighbour!). As I recall,...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2007, 00:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,199
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The BBC strikes out against stupid conceptions of property

I purposely set-up an unsecured wireless network a while back mainly because I liked my neighbours. If I found them using up all my bandwidth I would have ceased this though. But the point is I...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 15:42
Replies: 48
Views: 4,658
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Student Accommidation

Yes you should definitely not do it because nod has done it and it's something most other people do no do (except nod) and this is the reason that you should not do it unless it's something you've...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Get those terrorists!

But most people are not interested in politics at all. It's conjecture to suggest how the government/media can manipulate them, but I'm not optimistic that they'll link lies about Iraq to this.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 14:59
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I was speaking about the education system as a whole, not just the secondary school system, and I assumed nod and dante were doing the same because of their kind of suggestions that involved a...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 14:37
Replies: 38
Views: 2,309
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Sexual encounters

On reading the headbutting part I managed to spit at my workplace screen through the intense urge to laugh. On the plus side though you can now legitimately use the sentence "The closest I've ever...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 14:07
Replies: 48
Views: 4,658
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Student Accommidation

For future reference, it's accommodation.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2007, 16:50
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2007, 15:21
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I'd like a quite a few years dedicated to the subject of learning.

In secondary school and sixth form I only did well at computer science, mainly because my intelligence seems naturally geared in...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2007, 15:16
Replies: 168
Views: 5,885
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I'm sure I'll regret this when I'm running through sewers trying to escape from police dogs in a desperate attempt to leave the country, but I really like Nodrog's plans, except for the lack of...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2007, 15:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Get those terrorists!

Dante, I agree that it's a domino effect starting with society's most brave and that this threat probably does not affect the crucial first stage of the domino effect. However, the new...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 23:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 23:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Get those terrorists!

Illegal opposition to policy does not equal violence 100% of the time, as the poll tax example served to prove. Even violence was used there (youtube has a good example) yet they were normal...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 12:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Get those terrorists!

Jakiri, where did you read about these changes?

I agree it's bad now, but it's likely to get worse, a far more worrying prospect which people tend not to see.

When the government enacted both...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 12:32
Replies: 50
Views: 2,655
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The end of british democracy?

Too late sucker - I've written three paragraphs, an hour later, but it's still more worthwhile.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 12:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hebdomad
Get those terrorists!

I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but - bastards, utter bastards (http://politics.guardian.co.uk/terrorism/story/0,,2146692,00.html). I remember Blair's putrid statement "but the rules of the...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 21:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By Hebdomad
When I laugh

the sound is not dissimilar to the sound an otter makes while under phaser-based interrogation. While reading this (http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/story/0,,2094751,00.html) article I...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 13:33
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: I have problems logging

I really wanted a thread on logging, too. The lumberjack song plays in my mind. A thread of Zen wisdom from a remote lumberjack inexplicably connected to the internet was too much to ask for it seems.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 00:32
Replies: 14
Views: 5,026
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Yahwe's Essay #1

Since when has a joke constituted mentioning a topic the author reasons no-one has heard about?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2007, 02:10
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By Hebdomad
The Conservatives only benefited because Bane was mentally ill

A common occurrence, I feel. (http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/law/article2093575.ece)
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2007, 18:30
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Litvinenko, again

Nodrog, when you define the "serious"ness of a comparision then a valid comparison is analogous to one you agree with in whatever detail you care to go into, which is normally that point when you...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 20:06
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Litvinenko, again

Even with the possible Berezovsky/Lugovoi swap, the Foreign Office must surely know it's against the Russian constitution to extradite their own people, so I still feel the request and subsequent...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 15:29
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Litvinenko, again

MI6 tried to kill Gaddafi.

Even though that helps the UK verses Russia debate which I thought pointless to go down :(
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 15:26
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Litvinenko, again

Hicks, you're making some good points, but you're falling into the strawman fallacy. No-one has said the Russian government is "noble" or "go Russia stick it to the UK and US ! they think they can...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 02:07
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Litvinenko, again

It merely strikes me as a little odd. Russia refused to cooperate with the UK investigation ages ago, it all died down, but now it suddenly becomes an issue again at a time when the US needs Europe...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2007, 22:08
Replies: 387
Views: 16,355
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

there, there, phang. that downfall parody makes it all worthwhile.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2007, 18:56
Replies: 59
Views: 2,218
Posted By Hebdomad
Litvinenko, again

Do tell me what you think, but aren't the expulsions of Russian diplomats a little bizarre?

The Litvinenko case was huge at the time, but has it really taken this long to "get tough on Russia?"...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jul 2007, 01:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Moving to London

I hear there's an extremely simple way to end up in Cuba.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jul 2007, 01:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hello

Welcome back Sir.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2007, 18:06
Replies: 264
Views: 202,843
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Music Archive

It's a long time since I've listen to Glass and I've lost the CDs so I can't give a exact answer. But what I love about Music for 18 Musicians is that it's uplifting in a similar manner to Mogwai's...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2007, 15:52
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Student Loans

Bad term really - although I didn't actually say middle class. More non-elites and down.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2007, 22:46
Replies: 264
Views: 202,843
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The GD Music Archive

Nodrog was the second person in two days to mention Steve Reich to me. Can someone recommend some of his stuff. I like this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtYWOaxL0GE&mode=related&search=). It...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2007, 18:39
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Student Loans

It's the start of a slippery slope. I predict that the government will need to give more incentives and flexibility to the private companies to take up these contracts after a while. These will...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2007, 16:47
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Hebdomad
Student Loans

This post is more or less bereft of content. It's merely here so I can place a little note in history. Then in a couple of years, maxiumum, I can refer back to it and say "I knew." ... Guys, I think...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jul 2007, 21:21
Replies: 73
Views: 3,056
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

can anyone tell me if transformers is any good then?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2007, 00:35
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Hebdomad
Shit Dante!

Perhaps the best way to go about this is to hire Google to create a special version of their search engine that censors what the government deems dangerous? ...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2007, 22:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: iphone

the phone is too big from what i've seen. all this hype is annoying. all i want is a phone with a big enough memory to make my mp3 player redundant an okay camera and a usable interface. i've 2 out...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2007, 13:28
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: [Formula1]Stepneygate

A thread about formula one that's not about Hamilton is not technically a thread, you know.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2007, 21:15
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Good morning tanks...

What was the point of the French accent?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2007, 16:12
Replies: 73
Views: 3,056
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

heh.

Someone, with good taste, said that movie was a bit awful. I doubt I'll see it. I read an article in the Guardian about independent directors circumventing hollywood and releasing stuff...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 00:55
Replies: 46
Views: 1,797
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Rape sentence too 'lenient'

That forum is great! Who said plastic brilliance is the only alternative. (Must remember to recommend that when someone asks for an alternative forum again...)



When society fails the police...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 00:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Alex Gopher - "Gordini Mix" / Air - "Brakes On Mix"

Someone post a youtube link please.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 00:23
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Under Siege : Glasgow

You're my favourite poster since travler.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 17:11
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Job Interview

"Have you ever had an occassion where there was no information available to guide your decision, not locally, and you had to look elsewhere for an answer?"

What answer did you give? That's quite a...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 21:12
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Hebdomad
July's Ontological Ambivalence List

You've read the title; hop to it.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 23:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What do you call 10 englishmen on the bottom of the sea?

the problem with the current word processor paradigm is that it combines content with layout. this is a natural urge on behalf of the users, but it's not particularly efficient for horn's 800 page...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 13:50
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 13:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What do you call 10 englishmen on the bottom of the sea?

What about fat people then?

This thread is educational!
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 13:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Pictures of my new 3-4 month old babies

very cute.

I thought this post was going to be a defence of gay couples adopting though.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 12:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: What do you call 10 englishmen on the bottom of the sea?

So do people just stop sinking after a while and float to the top?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 12:01
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By Hebdomad
Oh please...

He would only be a good choice if the choice was between him and George W. Bush. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6244358.stm)
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2007, 10:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Oh, Britain, Bastion of anti-corruption.

This post made me lol.

You know, I've got the perfect solution to all this. I'm surprised no one at the OCED convention thought of it. Instead of fighting corruption, just accept it. Then, instead...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2007, 16:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2007, 13:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By Hebdomad
Oh, Britain, Bastion of anti-corruption.

It looks like the US may enforce some justice. U-S-A! U-S-A! (http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/this_britain/article2711185.ece#2007-06-26T08:24:29-00:00). Who leaked this corruption thing anyway?...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2007, 13:17
Replies: 39
Views: 2,032
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Poland's fairly brilliant EU negotiating strategy

I always thought the point of including countries with lesser economies was to increase the single market, and thus our bargaining power against the US, China and India.

Poland's Prime Minister...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jun 2007, 19:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: June's Jealousy List

I'm jealous of Karl Marx's beard. It looks like it took dedication to get it like that. But I'm really jealous of Asian genetics for their propensity to produce superbly wispy beards such as this one...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2007, 19:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A three state solution?

Simple solution: Football. Create a Israeli/Palestine football league. The two nations will soon realise that stability and ergo less bombing each other will pave the way for decent football matches....
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 13:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

I spoke of intermediaries, not of Joe Bloggs devoting all his time to reading Hansard. I find it weird that you think exposing government to the electorate to a greater extent wouldn't matter, but...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 13:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Hey Guys!

It's not My Bad, it's My Mistake! :angry:

Oh and hi Qdeathstar.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 12:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

It's in his sig.

I agree transparency won't abate political apathy. But it's still important because voters gain a greater understanding of what their government is doing, normally through an...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 23:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

I keep meaning to read Dante's blog post and reply. I'm not sure where to start on your rant. Apart from electoral reform, I'd say transparency is the second most important reform. But that is only...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2007, 17:35
Replies: 87
Views: 4,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

Shit you're right. Let's not even try!
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2007, 19:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2007, 19:19
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: London 2012

they should keep the one mr l posted, the one they used for the bid.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2007, 19:17
Replies: 87
Views: 4,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 20:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,697
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tears on my keyboard

you've ****ed the thread up. congratulations.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 20:45
Replies: 53
Views: 2,443
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Working/moving abroad

I'd vote for Canada. Doing a TEFL course and checking out a particular country sounds a good idea too. My friend did a eight hundred euro course and got a job pretty much straight away in Poland...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 20:39
Replies: 39
Views: 1,697
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tears on my keyboard

Looks cool. Would be better if I were the kid and had steering capability though.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 20:07
Replies: 39
Views: 1,697
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Tears on my keyboard

Well, I have no idea who you are and I don't remember you ever posting, but welcome back. Please consider posting something interesting in the future.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 19:35
Replies: 87
Views: 4,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

I would agree that political culture is at the root of all political problems. As I mentioned previously, ideally I'd prefer what I'd call a political renaissance among the electorate, for the want...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 17:07
Replies: 87
Views: 4,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

Proportional voting would enable more parties to emerge and thus more of a choice and thus coalitions (which would in itself change the political direction due to the resultant lack of single party...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 13:55
Replies: 87
Views: 4,450
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

I would support labour for the minimum wage, freedom of information act, european social chapter and the gay rights. However the civil liberties stuff and Iraq pretty much efface all that. But again,...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 17:48
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: London 2012

graphic design is clearly your calling. [edit] someone needs to create that. come on.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 17:35
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: London 2012

I like your reason for not liking #7 and #3 is my favourite, although it would be nice if it were a little simpler and looked like he was running away from armed police, but i guess that would be...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 16:46
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: London 2012

Is anyone agreeing with ASG? I'm curious.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 14:47
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hebdomad
London 2012

To me, it says "London's broken." It's worse than Villa's new badge fer sure. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/olympics_2012/6718243.stm)
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2007, 20:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: FAO: tomkat

Big Brother would be out of my life if it weren't for televisions in pubs. The only real problem it gives me is that some people I like seem to like it and/or have some unfortunate interest in it....
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2007, 16:20
Replies: 38
Views: 2,447
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Help me Obi-GD, you're my only hope!

Arcade Fire
Bjork
Billy Bragg
Bright Eyes (definitely)
Fatboy Slim
Four Tet
Mr Scruff (although he was unfortunately awful when I saw him a couple of months ago)
Rufus Wainwright
The Who...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2007, 12:24
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Gavin & Stacey

This is one of those shows which is funny (for bbc3) but makes me cringe far too much to watch.
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2007, 12:20
Replies: 37
Views: 1,395
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: A Powder Keg?

Am I the only one thinking "Judge Dread"? A more informed citizenry would be ideal but that would leads to more transparency which would open up the parliament and executive to far too much scrutiny...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 20:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: It's wrong on many levels - I'm sorry

hahah, schnappi is great. that's the kind of thing I'd play permanently to induce violent behaviour in flatmates as well. it's quite catchy too. snii snar schnappi schnappi schnappi schnap!
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 18:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: It's wrong on many levels - I'm sorry

I have to post a second time for former post solidarity to confirm that the enjoyment I experienced from the audio visual output of the previous link I posted is on par, if not better, than the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 17:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: It's wrong on many levels - I'm sorry

Lord - Nerdwave is rising? This is awesome, horn, awesome.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFlBJ1xZK10&NR=1
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 16:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By Hebdomad
Re: Margaret Hodge

Welfare states are difficult to manage with immigration. I always said you were a smart lad.
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