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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Feb 2014, 12:43
Replies: 238
Views: 36,279
Posted By Cooling
Re: Old timers... (R1-R10)

I'm not dead FYI \o/
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Jun 2011, 02:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cooling
Re: More options for Alliance Forums.

These are not 'fairly major changes' at all. These are changes that could fairly be described as 'tinkering with shit nobody gives a **** about'. As for the alleged 'fundamental reworking of the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jun 2011, 12:58
Replies: 51
Views: 3,151
Posted By Cooling
Re: Changes to PA

PA is dead.

Its not dying. Its dead.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2011, 22:15
Replies: 51
Views: 3,151
Posted By Cooling
Re: Changes to PA

Translation: Jagex have done **** all and intend to continue doing **** all for the forseeable future. Ps. we changed the login system.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 May 2011, 22:44
Replies: 37
Views: 4,793
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 42 Name Vote

"A Complete Load of Wank"

I'm disappointed my suggestion was not considered appropriate enough for the list :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2010, 05:53
Replies: 64
Views: 6,893
Posted By Cooling
Re: Why have the extra week?

The only way this round could possibly get better is if the servers went down permanently.

Hope springs eternal.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Nov 2010, 23:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By Cooling
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Nov 2010, 10:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By Cooling
Re: remove the automatic report plz

No. Everything must be hardcoded into the game to make players' lives easier, because god knows they are too ****ing retarded to play the game on their own. You should be ****ing grateful that PA...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Nov 2010, 06:40
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By Cooling
Re: Galaxy Fund Banking System

What kind of retarded straw man argument is this?

Wow introduces things to players slowly, over time. It rewards players for taking the time to learn things. It is a fascinating game with great...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Nov 2010, 23:02
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By Cooling
Re: Galaxy Fund Banking System

I'm not sure which idea is more horrifically shit, this one or the insurance one.

For christs sake, this doesnt make the game more inviting for new players. It's ****ing unfathomable for new...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Nov 2010, 22:41
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Cooling
Re: Planet Insurance

I think we are all agreed that this idea is phenomenally shit.

Why don't we make PA even better by letting players buy ships on layaway, or using a bank loan reverse mortgaged against their...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2010, 21:41
Replies: 39
Views: 3,238
Posted By Cooling
Re: Mr. Netgamers 2010... and A Bold New Project?

Its a terrible idea that nobody would ever use. Facebook is pretty shit already; god help us if somebody created a far more shit clone of it (and who could be bothered doing that?) for the ten odd...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Oct 2010, 06:12
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Cooling
Re: Jagex Usernames Rule

Planetarion players can all go **** donkeys for all I care. Offensive planet names and fleets should be mandatory.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Oct 2010, 10:07
Replies: 27
Views: 5,486
Posted By Cooling
Re: Planetarion - Put an Axe through it

I don't see population as a useful or interesting feature of the game. First, I think it is simply something included in the game to adjust between ticks. It's an utterly uninteresting, trivial and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Oct 2010, 20:09
Replies: 28
Views: 3,018
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 39 stats?vote!!!

Please delete these Chinese advertising threads. They're ****ing annoying.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Sep 2010, 21:08
Replies: 198
Views: 19,434
Posted By Cooling
Re: Alliance Size for next round

This thread caused me to reflect on an allegory that I think best fits the current state of Planetarion:



We are on that ship Gentlemen. Sailing hither and yon aboard vessel populated by...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Sep 2010, 09:15
Replies: 198
Views: 19,434
Posted By Cooling
Re: Alliance Size for next round

If nobody thinks tag limits are a good idea - including most of the (few) people who aren't complete retards - why are they still persisted with, round after round, for no reason whatsoever? ...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Sep 2010, 11:33
Replies: 27
Views: 5,486
Posted By Cooling
Re: Planetarion - Put an Axe through it

I disagree with many of the points you have made, including this one. I will deal with them, as ever, in order.



You have listed three features that I have described as "irrelevant bolt on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Sep 2010, 09:46
Replies: 27
Views: 5,486
Posted By Cooling
Planetarion - Put an Axe through it

Planetarion does not need more features, it needs an axe put through it.

I have been reading with dismay the myriad of suggestions in this forum and elsewhere on ideas to improve Planetarion....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Sep 2010, 11:00
Replies: 64
Views: 4,797
Posted By Cooling
Re: Worst Round EVA

No you are.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Sep 2010, 08:24
Replies: 134
Views: 11,219
Posted By Cooling
Re: Favourite rounds!

Round 6 and Round 7 were my favourites.

Round 6 because of the politics, the epic nature of it, the interesting situations created by Deus, and the general skill of the playerbase. The stats were...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Aug 2010, 07:50
Replies: 39
Views: 2,677
Posted By Cooling
Re: personal data storage

Honestly you lot must be mentally ill. I've signed up under a false identity using false details in every round I've ever played.

So long as you don't put in something ridiculous like LORD...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Jul 2010, 12:16
Replies: 85
Views: 5,157
Posted By Cooling
Re: New Owner Prediction Thread

I'm dismayed by their stated intention to "work with the PA Team".

The PA Team are variously unimaginative; under resourced; inexperienced; unprofessional; uninspiring; and hopelessly...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Jul 2010, 10:52
Replies: 188
Views: 35,506
Posted By Cooling
Re: If I could make three changes to Planetarion, they'd be .....

1. Reduce the number of "races" to two or less and I would play again.

2. Remove the alliance member limits.

3. Remove all unnecessary bolt on features (covert ops).


I pause to observe...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Jun 2009, 04:30
Replies: 160
Views: 13,166
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 32 Predictions?

The criteria were, I assume, the same as they have always been. I will list them:

1) Don't be shit.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Jun 2009, 03:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,271
Posted By Cooling
Re: Hey Look This Was Me! Round 31

TRYING REAL HARD of TO WIN LAST PLACE (11:7:12) Xan

Size: 12 (1688)
Value: 2,490 (1690)
Score: 2,490 (1690)
XP: 0 (1690)

Ships (0 Total)

This round was probably the best round of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 May 2009, 10:22
Replies: 152
Views: 7,707
Posted By Cooling
Re: Ascendancy, the future?

Open the alliance to everyone; everyone who wants to join can. Make #ascendancy public, NAP the entire universe. Then pretend you're playing a cooperative war game.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2009, 04:21
Replies: 94
Views: 6,263
Posted By Cooling
Re: AD mods

This is R v Bow Street Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate Ex p. Pinochet Ugarte (No. 2) [2000] 1 AC 119 all over again Lokken :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Mar 2009, 06:59
Replies: 62
Views: 3,162
Posted By Cooling
Re: Galaxy e-drama

I liked last rounds thread better.

Honestly I don't know why anyone would willingly BP with such a persistently shit pack of drama queens.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2009, 10:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By Cooling
Re: 1:1 Scanners?

The people in 1:1 are far too important to ever agree to this.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2009, 12:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By Cooling
Re: Best Of ?

Best round - r7 (by miles)
Best ship - r3 Tarantula (lol Nodrog)
Best alliance - Fury
Best skin - Text Only
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Jan 2009, 07:40
Replies: 18
Views: 4,649
Posted By Cooling
Re: When is it BEST to use BONUS from upgrade

I can't understand all this bonus nonsense. The res point bonus effectively means jgps are available as soon as protection ends (tick 78 by my reckoning), which completely removes the exciting early...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jan 2009, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Cooling
Re: Irc Help

Advertising robot...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Jan 2009, 06:24
Replies: 435
Views: 37,504
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

I heard a rumour on irc that omen and asc are really two sides of the same coin.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Jan 2009, 06:07
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Cooling
Re: First came the FR/DE

I'd like to see an even bigger ship class called the "death star" that took heaps of resources but could kill an entire fleet automatically.


ps. don't you realise that most of your ideas and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Dec 2008, 00:50
Replies: 172
Views: 14,797
Posted By Cooling
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

I don't think it matters. There's no special IQ requirement to be an "officer", it doesnt require a degree from MIT. Planetarion is already a fairly complicated game... If a player can work out how...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Dec 2008, 13:13
Replies: 172
Views: 14,797
Posted By Cooling
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

As I recall, the purpose of Ascendancy from its inception was to show that there were other ways of playing this game, and that the traditional way of structuring an alliance was overly complex,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Dec 2008, 06:53
Replies: 172
Views: 14,797
Posted By Cooling
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

I'd have to agree with JBG: the individual players in Ascendancy really aren't that good. They tend to engage in some ****ing appalling things on a fairly regular basis. Notwithstanding that, most...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Dec 2008, 06:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By Cooling
Re: Top 100 scannable

This is very high on my list of things that are shit about Planetarion. I'm sure that if pa team waste time adding scan links to the t100 it will bring hundreds of players back to the game.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Nov 2008, 11:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By Cooling
Re: Question for Creators

Well I for one think that this is an absolute travesty, and the admins better do something about it right away!

Imagine if this happened to someone you know... it'd almost certainly ruin their...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Oct 2008, 11:18
Replies: 601
Views: 56,634
Posted By Cooling
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

I think the Apple alliance was way better than the Orange alliance.

Anyone who disagrees with me is an idiot moron.*




*This roughly approximates every post there has ever been on this...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Oct 2008, 11:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By Cooling
Re: i have joined newdawn

What is the meaning of life?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Oct 2008, 10:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By Cooling
Re: new quest

It's good to see you're finally engaging with the real issues.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2008, 10:29
Replies: 44
Views: 2,448
Posted By Cooling
Re: Landing Scans

I would be happier if you removed this useless scan idea, gave everyone the full stack of scans from the round start and removed amps/distorters permanently.

But we can't all have our way can we?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Oct 2008, 11:42
Replies: 601
Views: 56,634
Posted By Cooling
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Next round nobody will win.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Oct 2008, 06:32
Replies: 29
Views: 3,395
Posted By Cooling
Re: Login question

I've been on about this problem for years.

I can't be bothered playing a game that won't let me login half the time because I get the captcha wrong.

It should be changed to 1 + 1 = ?

Stop...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Oct 2008, 22:47
Replies: 35
Views: 3,997
Posted By Cooling
Re: 1 player = 1 galaxy

You could easily implement this retarded idea by removing the ban on multiing in the EULA.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Oct 2008, 10:11
Replies: 48
Views: 6,140
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 29 Name Competition

Voted for all of them, as per usual.

They're all pretty appalling really, but then, they always are.

Space Game Spreadsheet Round 29 was my suggestion, it didn't get picked :(
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Oct 2008, 11:55
Replies: 35
Views: 3,997
Posted By Cooling
Re: 1 player = 1 galaxy

What about my great idea:

1. Everybody starts with no planets
2. You have to research scans in order to find planets
3. You can't research anything until you have found a planet
4. Players can...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Sep 2008, 08:25
Replies: 34
Views: 4,190
Posted By Cooling
Re: Jumping through hoops

This thread is worse than a Kafka novel.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2008, 12:01
Replies: 64
Views: 20,965
Posted By Cooling
Re: New Covert Op Changes

Planetarion is going in the wrong direction. It should be easier to play, with simpler concepts and less pointless complication.

These changes make covops even more impenetrable to the new player.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Aug 2008, 07:26
Replies: 25
Views: 2,895
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 28 Name Competition

I voted for every single one of them.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Aug 2008, 09:46
Replies: 138
Views: 8,379
Posted By Cooling
Re: Ascendancy ‘giving something back’

This tactic was an unmitigated disaster and I unreservedly condemn all our HC's for coming up with such a shit idea.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jul 2008, 07:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By Cooling
Re: [ORBIT] Press Announcement (PR - PAID)

Oh how the mighty have fallen.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2008, 16:41
Replies: 53
Views: 4,407
Posted By Cooling
Re: New Owners of Jolt - PA

I'll bet Planetarion is about as irrelevant as chinese squat toilets to these guys.

Since that's been Jolt's outlook from day one, I highly doubt anything will change.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Jun 2008, 07:37
Replies: 67
Views: 2,373
Posted By Cooling
Re: The players have voted - round 23 skin sucks

If the future's what you are looking towards, scrap all the skins and replace them with a blank screen.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 May 2008, 13:44
Replies: 24
Views: 2,498
Posted By Cooling
Re: Official Vengeance Message

Would rather nail my hand to a board than join an alliance with (what sounds like) linkin park in its recruitment video.

Please try harder.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 31 May 2008, 13:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By Cooling
Re: 6th race, Amazon`s revisited

The game needs three races, not six.

You are moving in the wrong direction.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 May 2008, 22:37
Replies: 24
Views: 2,653
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round 27 Name Competition

I gave one vote to all of them.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 May 2008, 14:17
Replies: 29
Views: 2,149
Posted By Cooling
Re: Congrats Ascendancy

Asc were ****ing terrible and deserve nothing but invective.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 May 2008, 03:49
Replies: 60
Views: 5,459
Posted By Cooling
Re: Caj's BP r27

Your buddy pack is going to be shit :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 May 2008, 02:08
Replies: 96
Views: 4,155
Posted By Cooling
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

Ascendancy had its fair share of retarded crashes. We even made a list, but gave up keeping track when it went past ten.

All other things being equal, I think I am still correct in my assessment.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 May 2008, 00:58
Replies: 96
Views: 4,155
Posted By Cooling
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

Well if you want to blame your members for the loss, I'm happy to let you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2008, 13:54
Replies: 96
Views: 4,155
Posted By Cooling
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

The attack on our three heavy planets was just silly honestly. From our perspective, we sat back and roided denial silly while you wasted fleet after fleet on our best players.

It was...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2008, 04:44
Replies: 96
Views: 4,155
Posted By Cooling
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

They would have gained by the gap narrowing, regardless of which group of lemmings they decided to send against Ascendancy.

Tbh Denial could have chosen any one of our big planets to fleetcatch,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 May 2008, 06:37
Replies: 96
Views: 4,155
Posted By Cooling
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

It's Obama's New Hampshire speach.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 10:25
Replies: 362
Views: 12,314
Posted By Cooling
Re: Given the recent rumours I've heard...

You naughty scoundrels! Don't you know PA is a game of honour and chivalry?

All this is BANG OUT OF ORDER.

lol
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 06:37
Replies: 362
Views: 12,314
Posted By Cooling
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 02:12
Replies: 362
Views: 12,314
Posted By Cooling
Re: Given the recent rumours I've heard...

I admit to cheating on your mum JBG :(
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 09:46
Replies: 49
Views: 18,768
Posted By Cooling
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

Now I'm not from the United States of America, but the FBI are unlikely to give a flying **** about this sort of petty fraud.


They probably don't think of it as anything more than a tax on...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2007, 22:29
Replies: 49
Views: 18,768
Posted By Cooling
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_20050907/ai_n15809861

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/012599/tec_COL-4760.001.shtml

It looks like the idea is to turn you into a cheque...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2007, 11:58
Replies: 49
Views: 18,768
Posted By Cooling
Re: Emergency Assistance Needed

That's funny, my friend Dr Mbongo had exactly the same thing happen to him in Zanzibar.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2007, 10:23
Replies: 70
Views: 2,445
Posted By Cooling
Re: How very curious religious people are

I don't think you are suggesting anything very interesting.

Organised religion and faith would be viewed as inseperable by your average christian wouldn't they?

If the views of your average...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2007, 11:41
Replies: 37
Views: 1,538
Posted By Cooling
Re: Heroes season2

House uses an everyplot. Once you've seen one episode, you've seen them all. They throw the occasional non formulaic episode in now and then to 'spice things up a bit', and it has an overarching...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Aug 2007, 12:34
Replies: 190
Views: 11,748
Posted By Cooling
Re: Favorite HC

Sid in R5-6 Fury

Ohwai...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 12:58
Replies: 117
Views: 4,085
Posted By Cooling
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

Lets be honest guys. The only serious battle this round is the Total Roids Lost race. At this point I think Jester has it all but tied up....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2007, 13:05
Replies: 85
Views: 5,036
Posted By Cooling
Re: R23: Cluster ETAs

Remove ships altogether. The winner of the round should be the person who inits the most roids.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Aug 2007, 12:28
Replies: 85
Views: 5,036
Posted By Cooling
Re: R23: Cluster ETAs

The reason Cluster eta's were abolished in the first place was simply because they encouraged cluster block farming of the rubbish gals about halfway through the round.

They are arbitrary, add...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Aug 2007, 11:47
Replies: 85
Views: 5,036
Posted By Cooling
Re: R23: Cluster ETAs

Bring back ingal attacks :(

The number of times I've wanted to rape my galmates this round is just off the scale. Why should I have to suffer because of an arbitrary ingame limitation?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jul 2007, 12:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,854
Posted By Cooling
Re: Torz and the rest of ya

Lo shags

I came back for another round. The game is shit. Don't bother \o/
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 14:13
Replies: 45
Views: 1,555
Posted By Cooling
Re: The truth about UNHOLY

This thread is X-Files material.

Get out your Tin-foil hats folks, UNHOLY are microwaving your brains.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 00:34
Replies: 244
Views: 9,036
Posted By Cooling
Re: An Open Letter to the Planetarion Players

Won't be returning.

- Signed
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 05:15
Replies: 190
Views: 4,820
Posted By Cooling
Re: Cov Ops

Jonny left us :(

But I still see him occasionally!

It's great

You should join too! You'd love it in Descendancy, it's right up your alley.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 01:25
Replies: 190
Views: 4,820
Posted By Cooling
Re: Cov Ops

I joined Descendany because JBG said I should join and I wanted to play the game in an alliance with Jester and JBG, because they are awesome.

So I joined and thought "LOL I WILL BE SHIT THIS...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jun 2007, 05:19
Replies: 72
Views: 3,829
Posted By Cooling
Re: so whats happening?

The ****ing login questions are far too hard.

" 3478612342 - Eleventy Billion = ? "

wtf?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2007, 02:49
Replies: 174
Views: 6,817
Posted By Cooling
Re: R 22 Construction/Production

This solution would be far too simple!

We need to overcomplicate things instead, to make Planetarion more 'dynamic' and 'unpredictable'.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 07:52
Replies: 174
Views: 6,817
Posted By Cooling
Re: R 22 Construction/Production

To summarise this thread.

Idea almost universally agreed to be "very shit"

Uses a sledgehammer to crack a nut

Other alternatives are available.

These alternatives are simpler
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 07:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By Cooling
Re: Non-English Music

While our first official language is English (spoken by 99% of everyone) there is still some room for the Maori language (they are very musical!).

That said, almost all Maori music is sung in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jun 2007, 22:57
Replies: 97
Views: 5,647
Posted By Cooling
Re: r22 Prediction

It'd be way cooler if you didn't have to farm ships to get yourself to the #2 spot :(

Just sayin y'know, because only cool people who don't cheat are allowed to be winners at this game :rolleyes:
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Jun 2007, 04:24
Replies: 174
Views: 6,817
Posted By Cooling
Re: R 22 Construction/Production

Once upon a time planetarion didn't have all this 'factory' gimmickry.

They are needless addons that add nothing to the strategic depth or excitement of the game. Get rid of them, they are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2007, 12:01
Replies: 221
Views: 25,625
Posted By Cooling
Re: Zhil's Tame Planetarion History

No u r :(


ps: According to an old screenshot, it was 5 years ago o_O

(at least I'm pretty sure it was, I don't think I idled in Fury chans with Debbie, Empress, DA and Carson before then)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2007, 05:37
Replies: 221
Views: 25,625
Posted By Cooling
Re: Zhil's Tame Planetarion History

No I was sadder than yoiu! :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jun 2007, 12:07
Replies: 221
Views: 25,625
Posted By Cooling
Re: Zhil's Tame Planetarion History

I was abit sad when Allfather & co had my galaxy raped because of silly Fred getting deleted :(

Partly my fault for ****ing up Sandsnake's defense. Whoops :( I think we would have won the round,...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2007, 01:45
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By Cooling
Re: For the Love on Moses

You've probably done this a thousand times already, but I'd keep applying for jobs with high staff-turnover. They won't care a jot if you seem 'over-qualified' etc.

Consider trying for jobs at...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2007, 11:26
Replies: 87
Views: 3,324
Posted By Cooling
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

I live in a very small democracy.

I'm just starting to realise this.

Because whatever you think of the political system, whatever you feel about the foolishness of the political elite, your...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2007, 22:44
Replies: 64
Views: 3,161
Posted By Cooling
Re: And Justice For All

This is worse than what they did to Nelson Mandela. :(
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2007, 13:10
Replies: 160
Views: 6,339
Posted By Cooling
Re: Madeleine MCcann

I've avoided this story in the papers.

So far as I can tell, from reading this thread, and headlines; a little girl has been kidnapped in some awful third world country (Spain?) and JK Rowling...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2007, 10:43
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By Cooling
Re: Working/moving abroad

You'd be better off immigrating to Australia than New Zealand. The wages are higher and its probably an easier country to get in to on the whole. In addition it might be easier to integrate into...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2007, 00:16
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By Cooling
Re: Working/moving abroad

You could get a permanent Visa I suppose. If you have some IT skills then the country could probably use you for some purpose, but I'd suggest just worrying about getting a work visa for now.

1500...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 12:35
Replies: 15
Views: 694
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Re: Uni Application

I could suggest some elaborate plan of deception and lies that would probably result in failure.

But why don't you just ring this second lecturer and ask?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 11:35
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
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Re: Working/moving abroad

If you want to go further afield, why not try Australia or even New Zealand?

The weather is good, both countries speak English and have fairly developed economies. You don't need to be anything...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 03:46
Replies: 94
Views: 2,854
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Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

If it were me, and I was to go through duty free on a three bottle limit, with a budget. I would buy:

Kahlua Especial: Slightly better than the regular stuff, really just an excuse for them to add...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jun 2007, 13:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,831
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Re: Resource Donation

As far as I remember, their only real use was to soak fire on warfrigs because of their silly armour/cost ratio.

But I'm talking about a new modern up-to-date version of the Cargoship. One that...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 13:31
Replies: 87
Views: 3,324
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Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

Weirdly enough this just makes VAT more regressive.

The bottom 20% of households would probably receive around 15% of the aggregate benefit. The other 80% of households, because of their greater...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jun 2007, 13:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,831
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Re: Resource Donation

Bring back Cargoships


(perhaps you could attack newbies with them ingal to donate resources or something)
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 10:43
Replies: 87
Views: 3,324
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Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

What are the possible alternatives for the UK? Yes FPP is fairly unrepresentative, but you might find that the same centrist forces will dictate the political process even under a system like MMP...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 08:29
Replies: 152
Views: 6,944
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Re: Congratulations Greenhills

:(

Well at least you won a round of proper planetarion. :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 01:45
Replies: 152
Views: 6,944
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Re: Congratulations Greenhills

Didn't you win a harder round anyway Kile? :(

<3
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 01:25
Replies: 40
Views: 1,165
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Re: London 2012

If the logo manages to be an even more spectacular failure than Goleo the perverted Lion then I'll be impressed.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 13:06
Replies: 94
Views: 2,854
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Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

But he might read Orwell.

Just like Franz Ferdinand. He gets shot in the head, but all we think of is the band.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 12:55
Replies: 86
Views: 3,701
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Re: Festival Wrist Bands

I'm sorry Tom, but I don't see how you can possibly compare a paper wristband, mass produced in order to allow you through a gate, with a 'fashion item'.
It's the equivalent of a parking ticket...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 11:34
Replies: 15
Views: 711
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Re: Pay to stay jails [DDA]

Even at the lower levels of offending, you might find that the collective wealth of criminal gangs could be used to provide their members with a cozy prison cell. I don't mean to suggest that the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 11:02
Replies: 15
Views: 711
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Re: Pay to stay jails [DDA]

It seems like the perfect way to insinuate that society is prepared to accept a 'softly-softly' approach to white collar crime. Not that they seem to be using them for that purpose herel; but you...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 09:54
Replies: 86
Views: 3,701
Posted By Cooling
Re: Festival Wrist Bands

Why bother coming up with thread topics?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2007, 03:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cooling
Re: Are you a gamer?

80%

Consoles? What?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2007, 03:37
Replies: 56
Views: 1,841
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Re: if you were given fifty grand

I'd give it all to the Labour party for a peerage.


Or a high interest savings account. I really don't need the money.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 14:28
Replies: 34
Views: 890
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Re: Pathetic Ambitions

I hear the rare book rooms at our Uni Library are the 'it' places to take a nap. **** all people use them, they are air conditioned, dark and quiet.

I don't expect many people will care. Students...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2007, 04:38
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

Indeed it is. The music is pretty good though!

Indie Folk

Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha

I'm going to recommend this album to all and sundry, mostly because I love it, but also because it...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2007, 07:55
Replies: 52
Views: 1,842
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Re: Hey DDA where do you get your "gas" from?

Do we need a new Godwin's Law for the new millenium?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 11:16
Replies: 16
Views: 735
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Re: hey guys [food]

You havn't lived until you have tried Rollmops.

I've a jar of them for sale on eBay at the moment, with an offer of 50 cents for the whole lot. It was donated to the student food bank, and I...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2007, 10:11
Replies: 161
Views: 6,896
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Re: OK GD people, which book are you reading now?

It's really not that good :(

But that in itself is a good thing, because the next book will be packed with the interesting characters that were removed from AFFC in order to cut down the word...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2007, 12:19
Replies: 161
Views: 6,896
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Re: OK GD people, which book are you reading now?

I aim to re-read Ulysses this year ! Even if it takes me all year.

Currently reading Rip it Up and Start Again by Simon Reynolds. If you ever thought hey! I'd love to read a book about Postpunk...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 06:35
Replies: 442
Views: 22,038
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Re: A Plane Problem

****ing hell Tom.

This argument was put forth by the Flat Earth Society (http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/docs/better_and_flatter_earths.pdf) as early as 1957. (Scroll down for diagram)
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 03:23
Replies: 41
Views: 1,654
Posted By Cooling
Re: New Years Resolutions

1152 x 864 \o/
Forum: General Discussions 18 Dec 2006, 10:26
Replies: 32
Views: 1,085
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Re: Your favourite song title

Jakob - Nice Day for an Earthquake

It's always been one of my favourite song titles. The song is an instrumental track that starts of quite melodic and peaceful, then near the middle of the song...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 12:12
Replies: 50
Views: 3,894
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Re: The Christmas Repeal

I can't think of any English laws that I would like to see repealed (not living in England you see...)

But I would like to see you reenact the Buggery Act 1533, and if possible the Egyptians Act...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 10:19
Replies: 40
Views: 1,211
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Re: [Jesus]Movie review- The Nativity Story

I would just like to announce that Santa Claus revealed himself to me today in the mall and I am now a believer

:(
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 10:15
Replies: 96
Views: 2,201
Posted By Cooling
Re: Yo americans

The cynic in me wants to say: "Whats the difference anyway?"
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 12:36
Replies: 40
Views: 1,211
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Re: [Jesus]Movie review- The Nativity Story

Sorry Nod, she's already 6 months pregnant. In fact she was pregnant during shooting for the film, to her 19 year old boyfriend.

Some Mary. :rolleyes:

Travler will probably condemn her to burn...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2006, 22:16
Replies: 72
Views: 2,259
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Re: I've never been a tryer

ITT: Those GD users that are left frantically rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2006, 04:47
Replies: 74
Views: 2,170
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Re: TV Licenses

Here's a lovely quote from Lord Denning on who may or may not enter your home...

[/I]

I suspect the last caveat is the reason we need Lawyers in these situations. Nevertheless, the language...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2006, 11:49
Replies: 17
Views: 688
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Re: Bloody Illegal Immigrants, living it large at our expense!

I suspect that it is not the rationale for dettering or preventing the asylum seekers, but rather the result of that policy that people find so lamentable.

Illegal immigration is a problem in...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2006, 11:18
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Cooling
Re: Bloody Illegal Immigrants, living it large at our expense!

And now look what you lot are doing. Exporting Australia's "greatness" by deporting illegal immigrants (or "Asylum seekers") to third world pacific islands and incarcerating them prisons for an...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2006, 11:03
Replies: 36
Views: 1,072
Posted By Cooling
Re: Studing in the UK, do`s and don`ts.

I'd never seen a ticket barrier before visiting Sydney. I didn't know what they were or how to get tickets for them (vending machines!).

It took me ages to work out how to get out of the central...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2006, 23:12
Replies: 36
Views: 1,072
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Re: Studing in the UK, do`s and don`ts.

You scored 12 out of a possible 13

I've never been on the Tube :(
Never been to England either mind you.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2006, 04:28
Replies: 54
Views: 1,548
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Re: Travel to the US

Meanwhile, travelling within the Commonwealth requires no such proceedure. The question to then ask, is why would one wish to travel to the United States of America when one can enjoy the delights of...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2006, 11:36
Replies: 16
Views: 771
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Re: My science-fiction novel : Chapter 1

If you wish to write well using a first person narrative in this genre, then I suggest you try reading the Assassin series by Robin Hobb. It is Fantasy, not Science Fiction, but I think she is one of...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Nov 2006, 09:56
Replies: 16
Views: 771
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Re: My science-fiction novel : Chapter 1

I am afraid that if I criticise this piece, this poor lad will be wounded so deeply that he will spiral into an interminable pit of self loathing and despair.

So let me stick with the bit I liked!
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2006, 01:48
Replies: 132
Views: 3,843
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Re: Are you ready?

Ted Haggard made millions selling his belief on television. In fact I gather that is the primary aim of the money spinning evangelical movement. I suspect your happy clappy church is no different.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2006, 00:22
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Cooling
Re: My science-fiction novel

Wasn't Will Smith in this one?

If so, the movie was shit.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2006, 20:53
Replies: 68
Views: 2,372
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Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

The divergence in the sides for TA is far more subtle than in this game. The three sides in supcom are essentially identical right up to tier 3 in almost every respect. That may well be easier for...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2006, 00:10
Replies: 68
Views: 2,372
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Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

The game supports Dual Screen. Not in the current Beta mind you, but some folks have burrowed into the code (it is incredibly simple to mod) and enabled dual screen. It will definitely have this as...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2006, 23:02
Replies: 68
Views: 2,372
Posted By Cooling
Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

I've been mucking about with the Supreme Commander Beta, and thus far I quite like it.

It feels sufficiently similar to TA to keep me happy, though I have a number of issues with the game as it...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2006, 00:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
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Re: World Financial Group

After the "Tomkat Event", it seems the mods no longer approve of banning 'real' people for advertising.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 01:56
Replies: 15
Views: 855
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Re: Continuity or Performance?

I think that even then it tends not to annoy me very much. Again I've seen the Matrix dozens of times (studied it in highschool etc) and I still don't get annoyed when I notice some of the errors.
...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 00:40
Replies: 15
Views: 855
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Re: Continuity or Performance?

I find that I rarely notice such things, and that it does not detract from the movie when I do.

Really when you are engrossed in the story it is rather difficult to pick these things up....
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2006, 11:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
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Re: Mazda 6

New users ought to be prevented from posting for the first 2-5 (?) hours after they register.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 00:56
Replies: 22
Views: 837
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Re: Help with a climate presentation please?

Science will save us! Or at least: quasi-scientific speculation from Australia will save us! Thank you Yahwe for that ray of hope.

The current proposal for a tax on methane emmissions from sheep...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 00:26
Replies: 22
Views: 837
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Re: Help with a climate presentation please?

Not to be pedantic. But it is actually mostly sheep :(

50% of our total emissions come from methane, which comes from animals, which is why we can't do very much about our climate change...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2006, 12:06
Replies: 32
Views: 2,340
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Re: Parent Teacher Meetings

Tom this story was even better than the one you posted about having sex with the transvestite on the train.

Two thumbs up!
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2006, 10:40
Replies: 25
Views: 990
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Re: Spots

Roche spends an awful lot of money on marketing this drug to specialists.

"It's great! you wont notice a thing! All those news reports and horror stories are just hysteria, you'll be cured in no...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2006, 02:34
Replies: 55
Views: 2,925
Posted By Cooling
Re: World of Warcraft Southpark episode

I thought the episode was rather ordinary, it certainly didn't have me rolling in the isles.

I suppose this is what they wanted me to think:
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2006, 12:28
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By Cooling
Re: Internet and the Tory Party.

Theres always the National Front. Afterall, the Jews arn't really a race.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2006, 01:44
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By Cooling
Re: Internet and the Tory Party.

It is political advertising. Yes, it is simply another branding excercise in order to entrench a personality based "Presidential" political system. Is it indicative of a wider trend? I think so. Is...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Oct 2006, 06:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By Cooling
Re: Revocation of Independence

It has been done before. Everyone has read it. It was not penned by John Cleese. It is not amusing. Please go away.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2006, 11:35
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By Cooling
Internet and the Tory Party.

Today as I was reading the Guardian I noticed an article on the front page about this new David Cameron website (http://www.webcameron.org.uk), where his minders have decided it would be a good idea...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2006, 01:15
Replies: 18
Views: 861
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Re: colours

I've decided to jazz this thread up with some philosophical razmataz, partly because it has been rather silly thus far and partly because I spent three hours in a workshop yesterday discussing this...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2006, 02:37
Replies: 45
Views: 1,043
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Re: banner design help

Did you hear that folks? This is a serious graphics thread.

To show you just how serious this matter is, this chap is prepared to stump up with a credit for an online internet spreadsheet game. ...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Sep 2006, 06:59
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By Cooling
Re: Simple Dishes

Steak.

Buy steak.
Put steak on bbq or frying pan.
Cook steak.
Eat.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 11:56
Replies: 52
Gin
Views: 1,248
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Re: Gin

Gin and Lemonade? Do the two actually mix well? I probably wouldn't drink it :/

South (http://www.glasspac.com/shineawards/images/winners/2004/South-Gin.jpg) Gin is lovely.

Though it is...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 02:15
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

If you want it on the list, post a review or your thoughts on a particular artist/band.

Posting a list of bands you like takes absolutely no effort. As you have taken no effort, you cannot...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 10:24
Replies: 113
Views: 2,754
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Re: What Do You Like Drink While Gamming?

The post was made simply to point out how crap Tomkat's initial analogy was. Not to perpetuate it.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 09:13
Replies: 54
Views: 1,859
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Re: omg NOOOOOOOOO

http://www.encyclopediadramatica.com/index.php/Steve_Irwin

Obligatory warning.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 07:47
Replies: 113
Views: 2,754
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Re: What Do You Like Drink While Gamming?

I was just about to point out that conspiracy is a crime.

Then I read Yahwe's link. :(


Thus ends my exciting story about posting on an internet forum.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2006, 13:11
Replies: 35
Views: 795
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Re: so today I played

We don't have many snooker tables here, which I think is an awful shame.

People seem to think its a better idea to go to a 'pool bar' and play 8-ball on a 3/4 table :(

The hall I frequent...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 12:22
Replies: 23
Views: 626
Posted By Cooling
Re: Jury Duty

Do UK juries have majority verdicts (13-1)? Or must they be unanimous?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 05:41
Replies: 53
Views: 3,443
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Re: I am UNIQUE!

According to this there are exactly 0 of me in the United Kingdom.

However, in New Zealand there is a chap with the same name as mine; he is a lecturer in Environmental Management. It is a little...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Aug 2006, 11:23
Replies: 19
Views: 656
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Re: Travelling

I've always had a problem with Auckland as a New Zealand stopover on a round the world trip. Now I live there, and it is a lovely city, but I certainly don't think of it as a tourist destination as...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2006, 11:44
Replies: 19
Views: 656
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Re: Travelling

I can't imagine why you would want to hitchhike from one side of Australia to the other. It is largely desert, you would die - failing that, the trip would be very very dull.

Now I've done this...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2006, 11:58
Replies: 62
Views: 1,652
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Re: Googleearth

Can you not simply copy and paste your gibberish into Word and run it through the spell checker?

It is far better than forcing the rest of the forum to decipher it.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 02:56
Replies: 39
Views: 985
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Re: Theme Ideas

I went to a Revolutionaries themed party a couple of weeks back.

Only a few people turned up wearing Che t-shirts, the rest were pretty creative.

If that sounds horribly shit, I should...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2006, 05:48
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By Cooling
Re: So I tried PB out

That's rather hypocritical of you.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2006, 22:33
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By Cooling
Re: Oblivion

I did Kvatch at level 37. Hoho! lets see my feeble allies get utterly raped in under 3 seconds by a horde of storm atronach's and dearagoths.

And then I modded the game with a large number of...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2006, 07:39
Replies: 194
Views: 4,147
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Re: The Big Ol' War Thread

Just as a follow up to my previous post I thought I might post a video of the news story on it which contains a few images of the event.

I'm not sure why a peaceful anti-war protest needed to turn...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2006, 05:23
Replies: 194
Views: 4,147
Posted By Cooling
Re: The Big Ol' War Thread

Well today I went along to protest against the conflict outside the American Consulate. I don't have particularly strong feelings on the whole affair; however I regularly attend such things as a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2006, 16:03
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Cooling
Re: Indonesian tsunami

Why on Earth are we engaging in such speculative nonsense? There are any number of reasons for their actions; offering our 'theories' on the matter seems like an utterly pointless excercise.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2006, 13:05
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
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Re: 40 Days of Indefatigable Copying and Pasting

But did it really JJ?

(1) Science is great and can explain just about everything
(2) But it can't explain some mysteries!
(3) I've been watching an [authoratitive peer reviewed?] TV show cooked...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2006, 12:14
Replies: 115
Views: 2,840
Posted By Cooling
Re: Over-tired!

Look, pointful is not a ****ing word either

You can't have it both ways... you can't take the high horse and then claim the low road.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2006, 10:18
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
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Re: 40 Days of Indefatigable Copying and Pasting

Are you implying that the only means by which we can avoid such a horrible fate is to continue to read your brainwashed religious ramblings?

As if we should be afraid of this mystical fairy land...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2006, 02:13
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By Cooling
Re: Busted ...

The traditional english ideal of courtship is dying a very slow death so it seems.

Asking for the number of a faire maiden on a train? How indecent.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2006, 02:01
Replies: 62
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cooling
Re: Heating Up

Actually now it's fined up quite a bit and theres not a cloud in the sky.

Crowded House once wrote a song about Auckland, they called it four seasons in one day. Which is why I take an umbrella...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jul 2006, 21:55
Replies: 62
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cooling
Re: Heating Up

Well today it's raining and the temperature is around 10 C. I do not enjoy the winter. You northerns will garner no sympathy from me.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2006, 08:27
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
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Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

I do wonder how this idea of passing off other peoples work as your own without credit relates to your supposedly high and mighty Christian moral values?

Of course its hardly child molestation...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2006, 12:42
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
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Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

Well no wonder he couldn't respond constructively to any of the arguments in this thread.

The lackwit dosn't even understand what he is copying and pasting. (I'm shocked)

This thread ought to...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2006, 09:56
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

Jesus Christ I had no Idea! Well my friend you have certainly succeeded in converting me with this latest infallible argument of yours. You must be correct, goodness me there must be an intelligent...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2006, 10:36
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

I note that Travler did not actually attempt to respond to any of the criticisms of his argument. He chose only to respond to one of s|k's (very silly) ad homenium attacks with another ad homenium...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jul 2006, 13:48
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

No that's nonsense.

"God" in this sense is a placeholder for something special that acts as the first cause.
God is not the effect of anything, she is special.

If you do not understand this,...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jul 2006, 09:56
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

Of course it is, thats because he is reading from his "big book all about St Thomas Aquinas", which probably paraphrases the Five Arguments found in the Summa Theologiae.

I too have a big book...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jul 2006, 03:11
Replies: 194
Views: 4,147
Posted By Cooling
Re: The Big Ol' War Thread

We all know the two soldiers are just a convenient pretext for Isreal to reoccupy the territory of those it does not like. Countries no longer declare war, they wage peace in the misguided belief...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 11:26
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

Perhaps if people played devils advocate (hoho) on some of his points we could have an interesting discussion in any case.

I've never been to a lecture where the lecturer has been shouted down by...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 02:06
Replies: 253
Views: 6,727
Posted By Cooling
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

It's Philosophy 101 all over again.

And this, I submit to you, is the Big Bang. And this, I submit to you, is Purple Space Elephants. And this, I submit to you, is anything you want to believe.
...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2006, 12:53
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Cooling
Probationary Employment Periods

You all remember a few months ago when France almost burned to the ground when the government decided to push on with it's young persons probationary period legislation, which essentially allowed an...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 00:16
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
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Re: [Football] Italy v France

http://zidaneowned.ytmnd.com/
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 00:12
Replies: 497
Views: 5,553
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Re: [football] world cup 2006 prediction league

Well I predicted the score to be 1-1 ET (not in this thread) but got the penalties the wrong way around.

:(
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jul 2006, 22:43
Replies: 37
Views: 991
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Re: How much do you know about George Bush?

You scored 11 out of a possible 12
Superb. Don't misunderestimate the scale of your achievement
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2006, 07:46
Replies: 17
Views: 720
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Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2006, 12:06
Replies: 9
Views: 614
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Re: CV hoha

I'd send in a CV with the application, it can't hurt.

The worst possible thing to do** would be to write "See CV" on the application form. Reversing that logic, the best thing you could do is...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2006, 09:45
Replies: 58
Views: 1,229
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Re: Gambling

Most Casino's these days cut the deck and shuffle midway through in Blackjack, it makes card counting almost impossible.

Essentially the idea is to wait until the deck is 'hot' by noting down the...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2006, 02:02
Replies: 44
Views: 587
Posted By Cooling
Re: Pining over my gf

Write a ****ing song about it. Look I'll even start you off.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2006, 00:44
Replies: 58
Views: 1,229
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Re: Gambling

To expand on that a little (it's quite obvious once you think about it). As you can't bet on the 0 over time the house will always win.

A perfect game has a win ratio of 1:1 or over. The extra...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2006, 04:10
Replies: 58
Views: 1,229
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Re: Gambling

You'll be fine, you are smarter than all the fools who get addicted; I mean you can quit at any time right? It's such a small amount of money and you just keep winning! Never mind the fact that...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 10:42
Replies: 21
Views: 5,568
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Re: Oh great internet, fountain of knowledge...

The Supermarkets sell cotton shirts now do they? Oh what a quaint country you people live in.

In the end I found one that was largely white, but with an interesting diagonal weave that makes it...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 00:56
Replies: 497
Views: 5,553
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Re: [football] world cup 2006 prediction league

Part 3
.
20 Ecuador 2 - 1 Germany
20 Costa Rica 1 - 0 Poland
20 Paraguay 0 - 0 Trinidad&Tobago
20 Sweden 2 - 0 England
21 Iran 1 - 0 Angola
21 Portugal 1 - 1 Mexico
21 Holland 1 - 3 Argentina...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 00:36
Replies: 21
Views: 5,568
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Re: Oh great internet, fountain of knowledge...

I can't chip in, but I can offer sympathy (or empathy, what's the difference?)

I volunteered for a waitering job at a fundraiser on the weekend, this requires a nice plain white cotton shirt. Now...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2006, 10:32
Replies: 26
Views: 589
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Re: Request that JBG be banned

Don't hate, celebrate.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jun 2006, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Cooling
Re: Some wonderful health news

Down the road not accross the street kids.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2006, 12:36
Replies: 497
Views: 5,553
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Re: [football] world cup 2006 prediction league

PART 2
.
14 Germany 3 - 1 Poland
15 Ecuador 2 - 0 Costa Rica
15 England 3 - 0 Trinidad & Tobago
15 Sweden 1 - 2 Paraguay
16 Argentina 3 - 1 Serbia&Mont.
16 Holland 1 - 1 Ivory Coast...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 12:36
Replies: 282
Views: 7,107
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Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 11:31
Replies: 282
Views: 7,107
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Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

Now I'm to understand from your posts that he did have the passwords but he didn't have them at all! Which is to say he had them but couldn't see them. Which is to say he didn't have them at all...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 10:52
Replies: 282
Views: 7,107
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Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

The lack of actual information in this thread is just super.

I am led to believe that Idi hacked the forum using witchcraft or some form of dark magic.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 02:06
Replies: 497
Views: 5,553
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Re: [football] world cup 2006 prediction league

Shows what you know.

I know next to nothing about football and I'm winnnnning* !




*This situation is likely to change.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2006, 04:52
Replies: 15
Views: 334
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Re: Revision

Goodness I could probably answer the second question on Re A.

I had Legal Ethics yesterday. Answered questions on Role Differentiated Obligations, the Cab Rank Rule, Access to Justice as a...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 12:19
Replies: 53
Views: 1,628
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Re: Couldnt make this up

This is Welfare statism gone mad. What next? Giving money away to poor people?

It's positivly indecent.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 09:09
Replies: 22
Views: 384
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Re: One for Dace

Just don't have your passport **** up when you arrive here, or you'll be in the que with all the indian's for hours on end.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 12:34
Replies: 52
Views: 859
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Re: arcade page?

As long as he dosn't go near my Squid Hunter title I don't care.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 12:26
Replies: 497
Views: 5,553
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Re: [football] world cup 2006 prediction league

PART 1
.
09 Germany 2 - 0 Costa Rica
09 Poland 1 - 0 Ecuador
10 England 1 - 1 Paraguay
10 Trinidad&Tobago 0 - 3Sweden
10 Argentina 2 - 1 Ivory Coast
11 Serbia&Mont. 0 - 1 Holland...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 11:43
Replies: 36
Views: 412
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Re: The End is Nigh

Why are people all hopped up about this particular time.

People weren't nearly as excited when it was 1:23 am on 4/5/06 :(
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2006, 13:48
Replies: 30
Views: 493
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Re: All these changes to the forum.

The scoring for Weapons of Mass Destruction is backwards, and in fact allocates first position to the person who takes the longest to finish the game.

I would like to commend JJ on this small...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2006, 03:41
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By Cooling
Re: All these changes to the forum.

I'll close on your 50k yet 1-X :)

Until then, 44k Asteroids Champ \o/
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2006, 00:12
Replies: 30
Views: 493
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Re: All these changes to the forum.

I am teh winnar at space invaders :!
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2006, 11:03
Replies: 91
Views: 1,024
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Re: Going for the emo/sk8er boi look

The soles are coming off my favourite pair of shoes :(

I've been wondering if I should get them fixed. Or just bin them. Perhaps I could buy some Ados from a hardware store and glue them back up....
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2006, 13:00
Replies: 19
Views: 492
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Re: All these fun Planetarion Spam E-mails

Wow this 419 scam email sounds even more really real than all the other 419 scam emails that fill up my spam inbox.

They could be sent from the Leader of the Klingon Empire for all I care. I won't...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2006, 10:50
Replies: 91
Views: 1,024
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Re: Going for the emo/sk8er boi look

You'd be better off with the pair I mentioned above. As they are of a similar style, will not fall apart in five minutes, and look far less shit.

But if you want to look like a chav, go for it :up:
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2006, 10:43
Replies: 91
Views: 1,024
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Re: Going for the emo/sk8er boi look

Whats this rubbish. I can only wear a shoes of a certain colour if I am partaking in a specific activity?

What are you? Female?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2006, 10:08
Replies: 91
Views: 1,024
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Re: Going for the emo/sk8er boi look

Recommend you buy a pair of Adidas Rod Lavers' (http://www.uncrate.com/men/style/shoes/adidas-originals-rod-laver-001104.php) and start your quest to become footbag world champion.
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 10:49
Replies: 10
Views: 334
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Re: Earphones

You arn't after a pair of big headphones, granted - but for those that might be interested I've a pair of these...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 11:04
Replies: 12
Views: 417
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Re: [Anti-troll] OK. I`ve been thinking.

All of the above.

ps. This thread is about as exciting as burnt toast.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2006, 22:04
Replies: 91
Views: 2,060
Posted By Cooling
Re: cover versions

Stevie Ray Vaughan's cover of Little Wing.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2006, 21:58
Replies: 31
Views: 526
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Re: the BBC

I can watch BBC World Service on the general digital TV network. I imagine they pay for the feed, which is in turn paid for by subscription - we certainly don't get it 'for nothing'.

I can also...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 12:20
Replies: 13
Views: 845
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Re: Round Ze World

I thought I might offer some more practical advice for when you arrive in Auckland.

I'm going to assume your accomodation is in or near the central city. In which case, you will be arriving at the...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 10:29
Replies: 11
Views: 760
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Re: [Games] For those of you waiting for Supreme Commander

That vid reminds me of some particularly awesome recordings of Total Annihilation games I still have from ages past.

It looks much prettier to be sure. I can envisage bigger battles with far more...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 12:38
Replies: 13
Views: 845
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Re: Round Ze World

Well I live in Auckland.

So I guess I've been there!

I suppose you won't be staying very long. I can think of better places to go and get drunk. But In saying that the nightlife isn't so bad....
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2006, 09:13
Replies: 92
Views: 816
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Re: If you could go back in time...

I would go back in time and destroy the time machine before it was used.

Hopefully this would cause a logical paradox and **** up the time stream.
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2006, 12:38
Replies: 51
Views: 1,074
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Re: We haven't had a book thread in a while

I'd agree with the first comment to a degree, but you simply have to put the book in context. It was 'ahead of it's time' when it was written (arguably), and whilst it has been ripped off many times...
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2006, 10:19
Replies: 51
Views: 1,074
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Re: We haven't had a book thread in a while

Give Steven Eriksons - Gardens of the Moon a go if you are after good fantasy (assuming you havn't read it before). Various member of this forum will attest to it's brilliance.


I've just...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 12:41
Replies: 77
Views: 722
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Re: Just 4 more days to go

We have electronic conveyancing here.

It is a very shit system and should be thought through very carefully before it's introduction. Presently conveyancers can transfer or alter the title on a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 12:09
Replies: 77
Views: 722
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Re: Just 4 more days to go

Some people take to university differently than they do to highschool.

I'll admit though, these people are a very small minority.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 11:36
Replies: 77
Views: 722
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Re: Just 4 more days to go

That's how I understood things were - we really only have one system of land (almost all of it is registered) as the Torrens system was introduced well over a hundred years ago. There is virtually no...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 09:42
Replies: 77
Views: 722
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Re: Just 4 more days to go

A friend of mine failed Criminal last year and has to resit the whole paper. He choked on the exam, but to be fair he really didn't have a strong grasp of the subject.

Do you have much in the way...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 09:17
Replies: 42
Views: 1,100
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Re: I'm ****ing ecstatic I am

This year we seem to have a lot of 'older' bands releasing new albums.

I hear good things about the new Muse album in the works.

Unfortunatly we don't get very many good concerts down here, in...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2006, 07:49
Replies: 131
Views: 1,581
Posted By Cooling
Re: Big Brother

Ignorance is Strength
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2006, 11:31
Replies: 77
Views: 722
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Re: Just 4 more days to go

2 weeks until Equity. Then Ethics, then Employment Law a week later. And International Law to cap it all off a week after that.
Forum: General Discussions 14 May 2006, 21:52
Replies: 47
Views: 1,132
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Re: Your Nickname

I got it off the back of an air conditioning unit.
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 13:18
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

I'd write a review of No More Shall We Part, or Let Love In, or The Boatmans Call, or Tender Prey, but Abattoir Blues just sums up the whole lot. If you like that, you will like the rest.

Problem?
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 13:00
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

Well it isn't in the list and I think it ought to be. So...

Rock/Post-Punk

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues & The Lyre of Orpheus
Nick Cave's 13th studio album, and he still manages...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2006, 12:56
Replies: 21
Views: 242
Posted By Cooling
Re: How green a driver are you?

You scored 7 out of a possible 8

Not bad for someone who uses the metric system and dosn't have a ****ing clue how fast 50 mph is in kph.
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2006, 12:24
Replies: 49
Views: 550
Posted By Cooling
Re: Put yourself in my position

Just last week a friend of mine left a laptop (not his) in the bathrooms on campus. Five minutes later he thought "ohshit", went back and it was gone. It's a pretty expensive laptop, and now he owes...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2006, 14:45
Replies: 84
Views: 667
Posted By Cooling
Re: [To increase activity] Amusing Book Titles

Somebody set up us the Bomb: Post Apocalyptic urban design - Bringing Hiroshima into the 21st century

Governing Iraq: Sunshine, Lollipops, Rainbows and Pink Fluffy Bunnies - Inside the Mind of...
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2006, 07:02
Replies: 73
Views: 883
Posted By Cooling
Re: What games are you playing

I've been playing Oblivion... I really hope they patch it soon :(




Press the Enter key to end your turn.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2006, 13:46
Replies: 27
Views: 429
Posted By Cooling
Re: Windows Updates - one not to install for some of you!

Mine is legit, it uses some universities multi user licence key.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2006, 23:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cooling
Re: I'm in love with Milla Jovovich

For an action film, that looks pretty damned cool.

But imdb (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0370032/) thinks this movie is :(
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2006, 01:04
Replies: 99
Views: 1,937
Posted By Cooling
Re: What Are You Listening to RIGHT NOW !

Fat Freddy's Drop - Wandering Eye
Forum: General Discussions 23 Apr 2006, 11:14
Replies: 36
Views: 305
Posted By Cooling
Re: The Official T&F Fan Club Thread

This thread by T&F (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=2577585&postcount=1) made me giggle. :)
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2006, 10:12
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Cooling
Re: scary movie 4

Wow thats ****ing brilliant, another pointless pile of American cinematic shite that I can watch at the cinema! Watch me go, as I piss money into the wind on overpriced sugar drinks and heated corn....
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2006, 13:21
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Cooling
Re: Paperclip To A Record Contract

This was on the news here yesterday too. Probably exactly the same footage. On the other side of the world. Right into everyones home at the same time.

Isn't that odd? I find it a little surreal.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2006, 12:57
Replies: 89
Views: 1,131
Posted By Cooling
Re: The funny thing about cooking is...

I can cook a lively spagetti bol type meal, but its been getting pretty boring for me of late. I've been trying to think of ways to spice this particular dish up (figurativly not literaly).

It's...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2006, 12:47
Replies: 84
Views: 667
Posted By Cooling
Re: [To increase activity] Amusing Book Titles

The Ayn Rand Reader: A new philosophy for infants

No I Havn't Stopped Beating my Wife Yet: A Ministers guide to Question Time
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2006, 12:08
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By Cooling
Re: A mother takes a shower....

Dutch

I'm sorry... what?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2006, 11:14
Replies: 99
Views: 1,937
Posted By Cooling
Re: What Are You Listening to RIGHT NOW !

Joy Division - Transmission
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2006, 02:33
Replies: 92
Views: 857
Posted By Cooling
Re: Gentlemen, The Queen!

Her Majesty in right of New Zealand has but one official birthday.

I suspect this is because your Queen is not our Queen.

(Oh my poor undergraduates - how long it took them to understand...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2006, 02:21
Replies: 92
Views: 857
Posted By Cooling
Re: Gentlemen, The Queen!

Right you are - but alas our ways are not your ways; and our Queens (note the possessory inference) official birthday is always on the first monday in June



One might overshadow the other.
...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2006, 06:40
Replies: 92
Views: 857
Posted By Cooling
Re: Gentlemen, The Queen!

I shan't be celebrating any such thing until the first Monday in June.

It is appropriate, it is traditional, and it is official.

Celebrating Her Majesty's true birthday would be...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2006, 08:05
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Cooling
Enron - The Smartest Guys in the Room

As it is topical, I went to see this film last night and thought it was fantastic. Has anybody else seen it? I would highly recommend it.

The film is a documentary based on a book of the same...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2006, 23:50
Replies: 61
Views: 708
Posted By Cooling
Re: Book thread

The Bonehunters by Steven Erikson. It's the sixth book in a fantasy series that I (and many others) enjoy immensely. I tend to think he's one of the better authors in the genre (he can actually...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2006, 14:18
Replies: 168
Views: 1,880
Posted By Cooling
Re: Men who pay for sex are 'as bad as child abusers' - MP Fiona Mactaggart

It is threads like these that reaffirm my belief that Yahwe is the Cassandra of these forums.

As unlikely as it sounds, these things can happen. The consequences may well be pretty severe. They...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2006, 22:24
Replies: 261
Views: 4,872
Posted By Cooling
Re: travler

There is no cure for religious fundamentalism.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2006, 13:22
Replies: 23
Views: 538
Posted By Cooling
Re: Disney

Oh those poor multinational media organisations. My heart bleeds for their shareholders. Please oh please give us more advertising, it's what the people want.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2006, 12:36
Replies: 168
Views: 1,880
Posted By Cooling
Re: Men who pay for sex are 'as bad as child abusers' - MP Fiona Mactaggart

Look thats just rubbish Jonny. If all dogs are mammals and my cat is a mammal then my cat must be a dog. My cat isnt a dog. Therefore your dog isn't a mammal.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2006, 12:43
Replies: 261
Views: 4,872
Posted By Cooling
Re: travler

Suggesting that people are fools for not believing in religion is really rather ironic wouldn't you say?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2006, 00:01
Replies: 261
Views: 4,872
Posted By Cooling
Re: travler

GD is a gay time for all.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2006, 15:00
Replies: 42
Views: 394
Posted By Cooling
Re: Ohmygodwearegoingtodie !!!!

Slaughter all the people within the infected area and be done with this scourge.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2006, 12:33
Replies: 22
Views: 361
Posted By Cooling
Re: Amazing program I thought I'd share

It certainly isn't perfect, but it does a great job of brightening up my comp setup. You have to pay to unlock most of the presets, I don't imagine they will add all that much to the usefulness of...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2006, 11:22
Replies: 22
Views: 361
Posted By Cooling
Re: Amazing program I thought I'd share

It does a good job on my bookshelf speakers. Just the default gives it quite a warm pleasant sound. They are rather small speakers, they certainly benefit from a bit of digital wizardry.

With my...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2006, 12:05
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By Cooling
Re: So , Moussaoui is eligible to face the death penalty

Are you sneakily implying that we replace justice with the hurling of faeces Jonny? I've heard of natural justice. But I've never heard it said that we should "do as the monkeys do".
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 13:01
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By Cooling
Re: TV Licence Legal Help

You'd not get very far in the colonies then :(

The reverse may well be true.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 12:55
Replies: 57
Views: 975
Posted By Cooling
Re: Snakes on a Plane (2006)

It's a movie.

I was well aware that the plane would not actually explode.

If Samuel L. Mother****ing Jackson is in the movie then no doubt there will be bullets flying everywhere. They could...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 05:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By Cooling
Re: TV Licence Legal Help

There are different burdens of proof. Depending on the type of offense. Silly little regulations, accompanied by small fines generally require proof on a balance of probabilities. Not beyond...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 11:48
Replies: 90
Views: 1,812
Posted By Cooling
Re: Have you ever been arrested?

Fix the forums, they have gone spastic.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 11:28
Replies: 43
Views: 416
Posted By Cooling
Re: Motivation Duders

If you are stuck for words, use the Postmodern Generator to crank out a load of complete bollocks then change all the names/theories so it makes sense.

It can't be any worse than using GD posts.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 11:13
Replies: 54
Views: 1,436
Posted By Cooling
Re: [games] Oblivion, the sequel to Morrowind.

My copy took three days to arrive :(
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 09:19
Replies: 54
Views: 1,436
Posted By Cooling
Re: [games] Oblivion, the sequel to Morrowind.

Admittedly these days people have quite high expectations of games. It looks pretty darned good on my PC.

It is a huge improvement on Arena. I thought they would never be able to match the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 21:32
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Cooling
Re: Robert Jordan ...

The price of the novella's has got nothing to do with the author. It's a rare distribution by a smaller boutique publisher. The books cost more because it was such a small print run.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 09:36
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Cooling
Re: Robert Jordan ...

Really? I thought it was just as shite as the previous three or four.

Jordan seems to have gotten into a pattern of writing five chapters of the characters walking from point A to point B, then...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 05:34
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Cooling
Re: Punk ass cops

This thread started out so well.

I thought you were going to jail :(
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 05:32
Replies: 43
Views: 416
Posted By Cooling
Re: Motivation Duders

My dissertation isnt due until August \o/

I've only just picked a topic.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 05:29
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Cooling
Re: DVD recorders

The Panasonic machines are ace. All of them have an excellent feature set and are very easy to navigate. Their major bonus is that they are quite cheap in comparison to the other 'leading brands' in...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Cooling
Re: Photoshop fun?

She does.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2006, 12:30
Replies: 90
Views: 1,812
Posted By Cooling
Re: Have you ever been arrested?

I've been pulled over for overtaking an unmarked police car at speed.

Turns out we were both in a hurry and he didn't have his radar on.
He let me off with a warning.

I've not been arrested...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2006, 06:08
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Cooling
Re: Yahwe Explains ... Defamation

Qualified Privilege.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2006, 00:09
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Cooling
Re: Yahwe Explains ... Defamation

You might think this goes without saying, but you (your estate) cannot sue for defamation if you are dead.

This is because dead people are thought not to care very much about their reputation.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2006, 07:52
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Cooling
Re: Crazy Canadian Christians Freed

Look we've already had a thread about this. It's even on the first page.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2006, 22:19
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
Posted By Cooling
Re: The GD Music Archive

I think they are easier songs to get a feel for the music. Baby we'll be Fine and Mr November are top songs though, you are right there. :)
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2006, 13:04
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

Indie
The National - Alligator

Introspective, morose, honest and strangely uplifting. The National are just somthing special. The lyrics are complex, they reward repeat listening - every song has...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2006, 11:53
Replies: 41
Views: 556
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Re: House

Apparently I pay about £70 a week for a decent sized room in a large 4 bedroom house. Bills and highspeed internet included.

The house is twenty minutes by bus to the central city, and is...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2006, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 494
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Re: Kember Freed

This is good news

One of the Canadian chaps attends my university and a few of my friends have been involved in a few fruitless petitions and rallys.

I don't really understand their reasons...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2006, 10:04
Replies: 28
Views: 517
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Re: So the police broke our window tonight...

If a burglar knocked and got no reply, then proceeded break your window and enter your house, that would be breaking the law.

But if the Police do it, that is ok!

It is little wonder he turns...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2006, 08:36
Replies: 106
Views: 1,623
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Re: Yahwe's Career

Is this episode a dramatic fall from grace or a new beginning.

Either way you will eat humble pie.

Return to chambers.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2006, 13:42
Replies: 31
Views: 542
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Re: Latest Desktop

What program are you using for your dock?

It looks rather good.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2006, 12:45
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

UPDATE: I found some gems in this archive, so I've decided to 'give somthing back' by updating it :). Added all entries from Page 3 - 4. If I have missed any just pm me. Added several new sections,...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2006, 11:37
Replies: 45
Views: 945
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Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2006, 11:33
Replies: 57
Views: 975
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Re: Snakes on a Plane (2006)

This is absurd. Surely the movie will be set on a modern jet liner. These aircraft are pressurized. Opening the window would make the plane explode.

Obviously the passengers will be trapped on the...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 10:53
Replies: 53
Views: 983
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Re: The progression of terrible chat-up lines

To be fair, none of TK's (abysmal) chat up lines come close to "put your hand into my dick".
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2006, 00:29
Replies: 36
Views: 546
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Re: What's your favourite colour?

Mauve

What colour is it? I don't really know. It's mauve then.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 21:40
Replies: 8
Views: 255
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[Iraq] Whatever will they blow up next?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4740010.stm

This sort of silly behaviour could start a civil war. The damage to the dome is pretty epic - check the before and after photo's.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 09:55
Replies: 31
Views: 377
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Re: Dreams

I don't dream any more :(

Well of course I do dream but I never remember them.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 21:58
Replies: 106
Views: 1,227
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Re: to increase activity 2 (political compass again)

Economic Left/Right: -3.50
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.67

I seem to swing from the moderate left to the extreme left and back again.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 11:31
Replies: 7
Views: 176
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Re: Online Scams evolve!

Forget all those other Nigerian 419 scams. This one could be the real deal!

After all, these wealthy Hong Kong financiers had the wherewithall to send you the letter on 100% real paper.

That...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 06:10
Replies: 17
Views: 236
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Re: Blog madness

I prefer to read the blogs of people I know, or political commentators. I've never really read a developer or corporate weblog.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 06:01
Replies: 17
Views: 236
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Re: Blog madness

You don't seem to be reading many good blogs? :(

What do you get out of reading five Yahoo! weblogs?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 02:11
Replies: 27
Views: 280
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Re: Legal Falsities

A sign that never fails to amuse me is "All care, no responsibility".

What does this mean? We will take all care but will not be responsible for our failing to take care?

You might say that...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2006, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 266
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The Night Sky

The heat has been intolerable this evening and I cannot sleep - as it was much cooler outside I decided to go sit out on the deck and look at the stars. It is the perfect night for this, the sky is...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2006, 07:44
Replies: 38
Views: 392
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Re: Education as opposed to innate intelligence

One way in which you might 'broach the subject' with this poor fellow is to provide him with a D or a C- (I don't know what these grades are in your fancy system) in addition to some strongly worded...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 06:09
Replies: 3
Views: 374
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Re: total annialation

I've played a bit of Spring, a friend of mine was a big fan of it. Yes the community has gone downhill across the board, hence why only the dregs are left to play spring. I don't much like it, the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2006, 23:33
Replies: 58
Views: 807
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Re: [Rant] Ex-Girlfriend

Send her a card...

I'm sure Hallmark do a "You're completely mental, please stay away"

Women love cards.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2006, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 374
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Re: total annialation

I'll do it for you. At least for Supreme Commander (http://pc.gamespy.com/pc/supreme-commander/632026p1.html)

I'm looking forward to the game, but I don't think Chris Taylor has any real intention...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 03:11
Replies: 14
Views: 396
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Re: A special thread for special people

Whats wrong with Tomkat? :(
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 02:44
Replies: 7
Views: 261
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Re: Job Interviews

Read up on the Company and Position you are applying for. My father once asked one young chap to tell him what he knew about the business. His answer was something along the lines of "I don't know,...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 02:15
Replies: 27
Views: 839
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Re: Chuck Norris JOKES

This has been spreading around the internet like a cancer over the past few weeks. It is years old.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 00:41
Replies: 282
Views: 5,276
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Re: Total smoking ban passed (previously "Get in my son")

Consider the compliance cost issues (if any). Here there was seen as a need for pubs to provide their patrons with an outdoor garden bar (where possible). These have proved popular in some of the...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 22:07
Replies: 282
Views: 5,276
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Re: Total smoking ban passed (previously "Get in my son")

On the far side of the world (New Zealand) our glorious chief walla decided to enact this very same law.

Every pub owner the media talked to predicted utter ruin. Pubs would close across the...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 10:53
Replies: 68
Views: 939
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Re: WoW beater?

Not much.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 09:54
Replies: 68
Views: 939
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Re: WoW beater?

* With the odd exception.

Admittedly I actually enjoyed Battle for Middle Earth. It was oversimplified, but very well done. The sequel is also looking rather good.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 00:54
Replies: 68
Views: 939
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Re: WoW beater?

This game could be the next Matrix Online!


Nothing good ever comes from movie > game conversions. Or vice versa for that matter.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2006, 05:06
Replies: 19
Views: 596
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Re: Deadly Dick Strikes Again!

GD Headline:

Vice President Dick Cheney shoots man in face with bullets not cum.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 05:26
Replies: 119
Views: 2,477
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Re: Valentines Day

Grown ups give real gifts, like toasters! and irons!
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 03:23
Replies: 34
Views: 636
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Re: Halo 2 to be restricted to Vista

I've got the plane! I've got the plane! > Fly into tree.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 00:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,078
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Re: New poll dickheads

Voted for T&F. Quality :up:
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2006, 23:45
Replies: 20
Views: 747
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Re: The Rise And Dear Demise Of The Funky Nomadic Tribes

Jakob - A Nice Day For An Earthquake.


Its beautifully simple.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2006, 23:34
Replies: 4
Views: 485
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Re: [msn] what the faggoting ****

MSN is much less shit when you patch it.

Microsoft have gradually managed over the years to make it completely unusable.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2006, 01:50
Replies: 137
Views: 2,746
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Re: Jihad. Reality or Stage-Managed Psychological Warfare

1) God is the greatest possible being and thus possesses all perfections.
2) Existence is a perfection.
3) God exists.

O rly?

Think of the benefits!
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 21:41
Replies: 137
Views: 2,746
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Re: Jihad. Reality or Stage-Managed Psychological Warfare

The devout masses chained to their pews forced to listen to the shadow preist for all eternity?

Surely you can see this works both ways.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 20:58
Replies: 34
Views: 636
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Re: Halo 2 to be restricted to Vista

The fact that you have to pay for it is likely to encourage the piracy of Vista.

Whether or not you can play Halo2 on it will probably have very little real effect. Those that really want to play...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 11:33
Replies: 85
Views: 1,611
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Re: Job, what do you do?

Last year as a student I worked part time at a major Import company.

The work was pretty ordinary; turning plastic GE fridges into stainless steel ones by attaching covers to the doors. After...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 09:08
Replies: 17
Views: 883
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Re: Blu-Ray Discs vs HD DVD

Actually on rereading Wiki the single sided Blu Ray discs can apparently hold up to 4 hours of HD content. Not sure of the resolution though.

And I would think that dual layer players will be...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 04:54
Replies: 16
Views: 554
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Re: Can someone please tell me....

Nobody gives a flying **** about the log in questions of an internet space spreadsheet game.

Really.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 04:49
Replies: 17
Views: 883
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Re: Blu-Ray Discs vs HD DVD

Dual Layer Blu Ray discs hold twice that amount.

Single Layer DVD ~4.7 gb Dual Layer DVD ~ 8.0gb
Single Layer BRD ~20gb Dual Layer BRD ~ 40 gb

240 min of 720p, 1080i or 1080p content is...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 00:53
Replies: 17
Views: 883
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Re: Blu-Ray Discs vs HD DVD

There is no real demand from the studios perspective for such high density media. At this point Blu ray discs are an ideal size for high definition content, and can be gradually upscaled to meet...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2006, 07:01
Replies: 23
Views: 597
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Re: pig, which mental disorder do you have?

This thread fails to deliver.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2006, 00:11
Replies: 103
Views: 3,106
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Re: white russian

In a sense, the premise of postcultural narrative states that class, perhaps paradoxically, has objective value, but only if the dialectic paradigm of context is valid; if that is not the case,...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 11:02
Replies: 72
Views: 1,256
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Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 10:53
Replies: 24
Views: 867
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Re: I know this is old

It was awfully long.

Not in a bad way ('Alexander'), but I could never sit through the whole thing again.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2006, 10:41
Replies: 28
Views: 485
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Re: [phones]lo dudes!

Theres a clear plastic case for the n70 that will protect the phone and stop the first problem from happening.

It dosn't cost much, and the phone will last longer / not get scratched etc. But it...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 10:19
Replies: 3
Views: 333
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Re: lolz

Type "die" then click "I'm feeling lucky"
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 05:37
Replies: 65
Views: 1,492
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Re: Best Strategy Games?

Total Annihilation.

It's just better.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 10:20
Replies: 35
Views: 861
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Re: How much is your pirated stuff worth?

8000 pounds.

The games and the music skyrocketed it. Though I think I'd need to add on a bit for software as some of it retails for a lot.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jan 2006, 10:14
Replies: 196
Views: 5,113
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Re: I'm sick and tired of ****ing chavs/knackers/pikeys/scumbags...whatever you call them

We don't have these sorts of ruffians in the southern hemisphere. Is England becoming overpopulated?

I hope this disease isn't catching.

Perhaps it is time to leave this environment? Move away...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2005, 11:58
Replies: 63
Views: 1,247
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Re: What are you currently reading?

I've been reading Foucaults Pendulum by Umberto Eco.

It contains similar themes to the DaVinci Code. Though it was not written for ages 3 and up.

Next on the list will be a Feast For Crows.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2005, 11:30
Replies: 86
Views: 2,350
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Re: because we didn't have a favourite movie-thread in a while

The Truman Show.

Why? Its a load of wank. But listen... everyone has seen it and everyone has an opinion on it. You will be the life of the party if you are able to wax lyrical about that...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 11:16
Replies: 44
Views: 1,074
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Re: Sony are bastards

Working as a part time tech for an import firm, I see this sort of thing every day. The full time staff work often work on a policy of "If it aint broke don't fix it - credit the customer and keep...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2005, 11:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
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Re: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

It's a great book too, well worth a read.

This is the kind of movie Depp should be regarded for. Not that Pirates of the Carribean tosh.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Nov 2005, 05:19
Replies: 24
Views: 603
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Re: Firefox 1.5

Thanks pig :)

I too was still on the RC
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2005, 08:11
Replies: 11
Views: 455
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Re: A problem I have when writing and speaking I guess

Only the mentally ill (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=2959647&postcount=1) talk entirely in upper case.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2005, 07:25
Replies: 75
Views: 2,813
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Re: ' exercise your music muscle'

The purple building in the background possibly Deep Purple?

Edit: Also the painting of Mary and Jesus - The Mary and Jesus Chain.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2005, 04:54
Replies: 9
Views: 455
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Re: Need For Speed: Most Wanted

My Gallardo looks very similar to This (http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/873/1987gu.jpg)

The game is fantastic, get it.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2005, 13:17
Replies: 40
Views: 1,155
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Re: I honestly don't *believe* this.

Thus far you have managed to attract a mentally retarded New Zealand girl and a satanist from Manchester.

Surely things can only get better?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2005, 13:01
Replies: 156
Views: 3,809
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Re: Free Speech In Europe

The notion that free speech has always been and will always be unlimited is a fairy tale.

Keep in mind that the Holocaust is somthing of particular significance in Austria. Perhaps it is deeply...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Nov 2005, 08:02
Replies: 75
Views: 1,599
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Re: [:crymeariver:] Enby sad :(

The cad that went joyriding in my car managed to get himself involved in a police chase. He hadn't changed the plates and they clocked him doing 80 in a 50 zone. He drove it head on into another...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2005, 05:09
Replies: 6
Views: 535
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Re: Banner Blocking...

No website is worth turning on advertising.

I see it as a disturbing trend.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Nov 2005, 07:42
Replies: 261
Views: 146,864
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Re: The GD Music Archive

Rock


Smashing Pumpkins - Pisces Iscariot - This album is a gem. It is rare for a collection of B-Sides to contain so many amazing songs. Best described as a rough cut diamond, listening to this...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Nov 2005, 06:05
Replies: 48
Views: 1,487
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Re: What would you do?

If you care enough to post on an internet forum about it then it probably is the sort of thing that will affect the relationship.

At some point you are going to feel as if you 'have to bring it...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2005, 08:44
Replies: 21
Views: 525
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Re: All drug users should be arrested for supporting international terrorism!

Pirate levels off the coast of Somalia have increased. Therefore global warming in that region should be decreasing.

Piratey Graph (http://www.venganza.org/piratesarecool4.jpg)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 06:15
Replies: 176
Views: 4,857
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Re: Closing an account because of gal pic - too extreme?

Whether it is Child Pornography, or Pornography simpliciter is irrelevent.

He should be closed for both. Children play this game, won't sombody think of the children?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 06:02
Replies: 176
Views: 4,857
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Re: Closing an account because of gal pic - too extreme?

No, your galmate did.

I would imagine he is far more interested in his gal staying in the top ten.

His alliance is irrelevant.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 04:49
Replies: 40
Views: 1,058
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Re: It's a bit early....

Spare time in good company.


Failing that, a new amplifier for my stereo.

I hope for both of course.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 04:44
Replies: 176
Views: 4,857
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Re: Closing an account because of gal pic - too extreme?

Quoted for truth.

I am glad to see the PA Team and Jolt are finally enforcing the EULA appropriately.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 00:57
Replies: 90
Views: 1,720
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Re: Royalty

Do not forget that not only is the Queen Sovereign in right of England, but also retains Sovereignty in right of many other Commonwealth nations through various Governors General. Often this serves...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 10:31
Replies: 40
Views: 1,083
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Re: Slowly but surly children are sinking deeper into the mire...

George Bush now controlls the Kansas State Board of Education?

And here it was me thinking they are a group of misguided religious conservatives from the Southwest.

Apparently somone else is...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2005, 05:48
Replies: 84
Views: 5,164
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Re: omg gf problems - problem with gfs conservative parents gd help me

This thread is like marriage meets kindergarten.




Nb: Do not jump aboard the "Yahwe is wrong" bandwagon without having given it at least some cognitive thought. Age does not equal maturity....
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 09:28
Replies: 123
Views: 6,496
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Re: Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

All aboard the drama bus.





Ps: I don't think you should leave.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 08:47
Replies: 16
Views: 711
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Re: GF...Friends

Creating a new social circle from scratch in your final year of university seems like an awful lot of effort to me. Further to that, it does not seem as if it is absolutely nessecary. You are only...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 08:39
Replies: 24
Views: 833
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Re: anyone sick of christmas yet?

I am afraid the spirit of christmas is lost on me.

I give out of love. I give out of obligation.

I do not appreciate it when these two coincide.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Nov 2005, 09:29
Replies: 31
Views: 621
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Re: Dyslexia

An honest mistake then. Of course I prefer this result because it is simply an admission of human frailty.

A dubious symptom of a cognitive disorder seems much less appealing.

Which leads me...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 23:34
Replies: 64
Views: 1,433
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Re: Sex Education

It may well be that young children are being exposed to these 'facts' earlier in life in any case, simply through the widening of sexually explicit images and publications in the mainstream media.
...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 10:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
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Re: Easiest way to make money for doing generally little to nothing

Plant a money tree and grow your own you lazy ****
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 07:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
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Re: Easiest way to make money for doing generally little to nothing

Pyramid schemes are the way to go.

Set your own up, or alternativly join Amway and whore yourself out selling "Facial Disinfectant" or somesuch
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 08:15
Replies: 31
Views: 621
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Dyslexia

Tonight I discovered I have managed to wire my speakers completely out of phase, and mixed up the left and right channels to boot. For anyone with a HiFi system, this may seem especially retarded. ...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 01:07
Replies: 50
Views: 1,385
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Re: Bad spelling, short hand "ur" insanity!

A quick Google search finds 309 results for "doubledanger". Most of which point to internet forum accounts with only 3 - 5 posts asking questions about the PSP and Civ IV.

This one in particular...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2005, 12:25
Replies: 84
Views: 2,376
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Re: The big ole Civ 4 thread

Got it yesterday. Utterly brilliant.

Normal timescale seemed a bit too fast for me (though it would be ace for multiplayer). Thankfully they have included the traditional epic timescale for slower...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Oct 2005, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 534
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A Bridge to Nowhere

Alaska has decided to spend $220 Million on a new bridge to connect the town of Ketchikan (Pop 8,000) with the island of Gravina (Pop 50).

This bridge will be longer than the Golden Gate Bridge. ...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Oct 2005, 08:39
Replies: 8
Views: 417
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Re: The trial of Saddam Hussein

I thought the world had moved on from the Star Chamber

Evidently not.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 08:15
Replies: 33
Views: 674
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Re: Someone decide my history dissertation for me

If you enjoy 19th Century Russian history due to reading Dostoyevsky why not tie the two together somehow?

His books; at least to some extent must allow some degree of insight into the situation...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2005, 13:14
Replies: 33
Views: 910
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Re: Your Next Car Accident

I had a fellow steal my car, drive it about for three days, get involved in a police pursuit, then crash it head on into an oncoming vehicle at 70 kmph.

Just last week in fact.

Does that...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2005, 11:18
Replies: 43
Views: 1,212
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Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2005, 09:18
Replies: 8
Views: 361
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Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2005, 07:11
Replies: 203
Views: 5,167
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Re: hello!!

close thread, ban user
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2005, 07:45
Replies: 6
Views: 594
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Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2005, 10:58
Replies: 203
Views: 5,167
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Re: hello!!

This is a sensible post.

Though I fear your interest in this forum is likely to be fleeting.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 11:39
Replies: 203
Views: 5,167
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Re: hello!!

It could be me, I have a New Zealand IP :(

It is not, I assure you.

I am very proud of my country, and I fear any association will reflect badly on it.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2005, 09:30
Replies: 203
Views: 5,167
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Re: hello!!

The above poster is real.

I base this conclusion on the mindboggling array of spelling and grammatical errors, the sheer butchery of the English language, and the use of colloquialisms' such as...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 02:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
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Re: mp3 players, digital cameras and mobile phones

This is true when you are comparing phones with phones. But to speak of picture quality on a mobile phone camera is absurd.

But when you are talking Digital Cameras, the Megapixel rating is just...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2005, 01:50
Replies: 80
Views: 3,307
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Re: Things to bring to uni

Microwaves were banned in the dorm I stayed in after an Asian girl decided to roast a chicken in the microwave for a good eight hours while she went to class.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2005, 00:06
Replies: 80
Views: 3,307
Posted By Cooling
Re: Things to bring to uni

Wallpaper your room with tin foil.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Sep 2005, 01:20
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Cooling
Re: Throwing money at Hurricanes

Obviously some do not understand what a rhetorical question is.

I don't want to know where to donate, I don't intend to donate; these two things are clear.

Try again.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2005, 22:38
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Cooling
Throwing money at Hurricanes

According to the media, the magical underwater city of New Orleans needs my money for relief operations. Being a relativly apathetic person, I gave them nothing.

But if I did want to donate, who...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2005, 11:09
Replies: 29
Views: 836
Posted By Cooling
Re: Philosophy.

Your question is very broad, some might say it is too broad. I would like you to narrow it down a little.

To that end... You say you thought Nietzsche sounded foolish, that is understandable, he...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2005, 12:29
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Cooling
Re: The shape of things to come

Isn't this a lovely picture (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/17/Navy-FloodedNewOrleans.jpg/800px-Navy-FloodedNewOrleans.jpg)

Now to me, building a new city someplace else seems a...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2005, 21:30
Replies: 29
Views: 577
Posted By Cooling
Re: GD, help me decide what to do...

What a lovely doll house.

Have a tea party.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2005, 10:28
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Cooling
Re: whats the difference between...

Wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DECT)?

It does not tell you much about the difference, but just cursorly the frequency is different.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2005, 10:24
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By Cooling
Re: Earphones

Posting to agree with djbass, my pair of Koss UR-29's cancell out most of the surrounding noise. They arn't OTT but they do the trick as far as sheilding goes.

Obviously they are not what Dace is...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 09:38
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By Cooling
Re: First and Last Film

Fear and Loathing or Good Will Hunting

I cant decide which. Possibly the latter, as it is a more typical cinematic experience. You have tragedy, hubris and a love story all rolled into a compact...
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