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Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2006, 19:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By Ebany
Re: IT Contracting

There are a number of Ltd Co Providers you can go through who manage it all for you for a fee, who will take you through everything and tell you if it works out better off for you. I know one of the...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 19:58
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] Broadband / Telephone packages

My parents have the talktalk one from the Carphone Warehouse, which takes them a while to get up and running (demand has been very high as it has been featured on a few moneysaving websites) but once...
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2006, 17:52
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By Ebany
Re: CV Help

Definitely compress the GCSE list, but do specifically mention that 2 of them were Maths and English - they're basic skills but the employer cant assume it for low level jobs, so its worth a mention....
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 20:01
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Ebany
Re: Council tax dilemma

Essentially, yes, the students are exempt from council tax, so it is purely his presence that makes the household have to pay at all. It would be entirely their goodwill if they paid any part. I am...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 18:27
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Ebany
Re: Council tax dilemma

If you are the only non-student then you will get the 25% single person discount as there is only one person elegible to pay in the house (the same as if there was only one person in the house at...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2006, 23:27
Replies: 28
Views: 480
Posted By Ebany
Re: So I want to go out in the city of London tomorrow...

Go to the planetarium. If you go there with Madame Tussauds you can skip the queue for only slightly more, and you see twice the fun.

No-one wants to see the planetarium, but when its a 3 hour...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2006, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Work] Good news ... Bad news ... Bad news

If you have any interest in recruitment I can see if Reed have anything going up that way. I don't know how keen they would be on part time though. Otherwise (and I was always advertising this before...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 20:09
Replies: 32
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ebany
Re: TV Licence Legal Help

As I recall, the situation with shared houses is partly the locks on doors thing, but that can be overridden if there are some communal rooms (for which kitchens, hallways and bathrooms don't count)...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By Ebany
Re: a rant, as i haven't had one in a while

That does seem especially dumb that they cant do what they were intended for. At least the ones I work with do (mostly) what they are meant to, I just get frustrated with the level of 'cant let the...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 10:34
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By Ebany
Re: a rant, as i haven't had one in a while

At the end of last year I was trying to get a new mailmerge document added to our system, as for reasons best known to themselves they don't have one which will pick out the clients fax number (I can...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2006, 22:13
Replies: 47
Views: 1,671
Posted By Ebany
Re: Find Me A Job...

KPI will be recognised by anyone in a recruiting/staff managing role as that is what is used to tell if staff are doing their jobs. Given that this is aimed for a job in recruitment, they will be...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2006, 00:38
Replies: 53
Views: 1,406
Posted By Ebany
Re: Just brainstorming I guess

When I got bad eczema I had to go back to the doctors about 4 times to get progressively stronger steroids to sort it out, finally ending up with a big tube of the strongest one they could give me,...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2006, 19:01
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Ebany
Re: Goodbye Croydon... Hello Manchester!

Didsbury won't be too bad for Stockport if you dont mind going round the ring road (I have no idea what that part is like, but I think in rush hour its pretty nasty). Its still a little studenty...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2005, 21:08
Replies: 77
Views: 1,892
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Avatar Christmas Hat thread

Yay, I still had the image saved from last year :)
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 08:26
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Ebany
Re: An interesting puzzle/question

Given it is equivalent to the question 'A couple have a child. a while later, the same couple have another child. Will they look the same?' In both situations 2 children are being produced from...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 09:08
Replies: 60
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ebany
Re: Gay/Lesbian adoptions

As I said above, children are children, and if they want to bully a particular kid they will find something to tease them about. If they are the most popular kid in school every other kid will go...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 00:04
Replies: 60
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ebany
Re: Gay/Lesbian adoptions

Earlier on there was a program called Wanted: New Mum and Dad, oddly enough about the adoption process. Last week they had a boy who went to a gay couple, specifically chosen for him as he still had...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2005, 12:10
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ebany
Re: Girl's dress sizes

My immediate thought was does she spend considerable amounts of time wearing a corset. That sounds like a very unnatural shape for a girl...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2005, 09:06
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By Ebany
Re: Quick help

Yup, thats it, I just got it on DVD recently and watched it about a month ago.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Sep 2005, 16:31
Replies: 54
Views: 2,758
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Stalkers, help me!

Surely if anything I'm helping him look like less of a nerd, not that its really neccesary on this forum. It would really be possibly too geeky to carefully maintain a backup place to play the game,...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Sep 2005, 13:19
Replies: 54
Views: 2,758
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Stalkers, help me!

I would, but it would require a very long throw at the moment as he is in Norwich whereas I am in Cambridge. Thats howcome he has internet at the moment, ours wont be up for another week or so.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Sep 2005, 12:23
Replies: 54
Views: 2,758
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Stalkers, help me!

Ahem, thats only there cause my computer died and I was stuck using the laptop for a few days. Its not like you carefully think 'Oh, I must upgrade the laptops copy' each time a new patch comes out.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2005, 13:36
Replies: 54
Views: 2,758
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Stalkers, help me!

Whe he usually doesnt answer the phone, is a bugger to contact, I get all his emails and generally seem to be his secretary it can be a good place to start though...

Oh, and everyone who is...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2005, 13:26
Replies: 54
Views: 2,758
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Stalkers, help me!

PM me and I'll give him a call when I'm on lunch in about half an hour. He routinely doesnt answer his phone though.

PS - did it not occur to you to try contacting his wife to get to him?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 12:40
Replies: 83
Views: 1,633
Posted By Ebany
Re: So, what are you stealing today ?

We aren't stealing stuff cause we are still waiting to get internet at our new flat. I think I would get in trouble for stealing stuff onto my work computer, and when they currently let me do so much...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2005, 15:57
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Ebany
Re: broadband(ish) question

Dont know if it will be relevant in the slightest, but without the question what can I do! I noticed elsewhere you mentioned BT causing issue, and on another forum someone had a problem with Wanadoo...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 22:17
Replies: 61
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ebany
Re: Micheal's babie

They can help them through now from about 3 months early, I think to any decent hospital these days 2 months is no biggie.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 22:06
Replies: 61
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ebany
Re: Micheal's babie

Having just checked back it appears that hes arrived about 2 months early, which would explain why he is a bit of a lightweight. I was 9lb something when I was born so he is kinda small. My brother...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 21:24
Replies: 61
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ebany
Re: Micheal's babie

Thats all I heard too. He's probably a little busy to post on here just now.

I got all worried when both of our mobiles got a text at about half six in the morning! Was relieved to see it was...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 20:15
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ebany
Re: Budgets suck ass

Damn all you people with cheap rents. Mine seems to be about 4x yours (though it is for 2 people, so I guess its 2x really...)

Bloody expensive Cambridge. :mad:
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 15:50
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ebany
Re: Budgets suck ass

Tempting, but I think I'll try discussing it with her first. So far she has been studiously avoiding the subject during any phone calls.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 09:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ebany
Re: Budgets suck ass

Depressingly I monitor our finances very carefully - it helps when all income is either weekly or termly, but the outgoings are monthly. I have jst been going over them after receiving the letter...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2005, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Ebany
Re: Absolute ****s

Thanks for the warning, I hadn't sorted ours yet (we go away next Saturday). They claim if you do it online they will get it to you in 7 days. We shall see.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2005, 20:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ebany
Re: New Potatoes

My apologies for bringing this thread to Marks attention and making him feel the need to post utter tripe.

Maybe the Irish can eat it.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2005, 20:34
Replies: 41
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ebany
Re: New Potatoes

While you can survive on a whole range of choices of foods, I would suspect the problem the irish had was that potatoes were their staple foodstuff (as carbs tend to be in those places where...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 11:04
Replies: 41
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ebany
Re: New Potatoes

New potatos are small, young potatoes, hence their appearance at a specific time of year, before the 'old' potatoes. They are typically 'waxy', as opposed to 'floury' - and make very bad chips or...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2005, 11:19
Replies: 90
Views: 1,897
Posted By Ebany
Re: Newsflash : Arrogant car drivers found to be "complete faggots", survey says

IT wouldnt have made it into the papers if that was all they had to do. Both the reports I have seen they have tried this and been told 'Nope, you still shouldnt have broken the LAW! You should have...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2005, 21:34
Replies: 48
Views: 1,535
Posted By Ebany
Re: i25 Bank Holiday Weekend

I somehow doubt that I would feel overly welcome.

And thanks for clearing up that boucytigger was Wendy. I had expected it was.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2005, 08:18
Replies: 46
Views: 882
Posted By Ebany
Re: When Your Kid(s) Is (Are) Being Born

I have this unfortunate suspeicion I am rquired to be wherever the birth is taking place - which I prefer the idea of being in hospital. Mark is required to be there as well, being sworn at,...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 15:58
Replies: 55
Views: 1,356
Posted By Ebany
Re: What would you do....?

Think 'Thank Christ, he can go through the months of discomfort, the stretch marks and the horror of childbirth and I can sit at home pretending to be sympathetic. And then I get a baby to play with....
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 15:17
Replies: 55
Views: 1,356
Posted By Ebany
Re: What would you do....?

Seems I'm not a girl any more :(

I am afriad to say I plan to produce a little Mark or two at some point (planning on a couple of years time, but if by accident it happened sooner then we would...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2005, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Ebany
Re: theres something about this story thats making me giggle like a maniac

My Grandma and Grandad used to take me on that when I was little. Its minature, but not one of those stupidly tiny things where the driver is 3 times the size of the engine. It goes quite a long way...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2005, 17:46
Replies: 55
Views: 2,008
Posted By Ebany
Re: Coming to a city near you....

Last weekend in July is my birthday :D I should think we will be back in Cambridge by then though as I have to be back at work on the Thursday following the wedding. Making the trip back north again...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2005, 12:09
Replies: 67
Views: 1,347
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Happy Thread

The GNER ones that do London to Scotland still have smoking carriages. Then they put all the 'book 6 months in advance and pay loads less' seats in the carriage next to them so they have to put up...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2005, 23:23
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Unhappy Thread

I saw a comment on one of my wedding forums from a woman who following her marrriage put on make-up to go to bed every night, so her husband didnt see her without make up on for 7 years!

She...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2005, 19:49
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Help] Letter of Interest

2 very minor suggestions, that arent vital, but may make it look a little better -

In the second sentence, use 'myself' instead of 'me'. I think theyre pretty interchangable, but myself just...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 09:49
Replies: 70
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ebany
Re: Am I ill?

Erm, at least 2. Probably more. I'm really not too sure though.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 00:41
Replies: 138
Views: 2,332
Posted By Ebany
Re: Divs at work

Now, I dont know how many others here can say they have met both the antagonists in this argument. I had been determinedly keeping out of it. But enough is enough.

I cannot belive Leshy would make...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 00:20
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 00:15
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By Ebany
Re: That thread I promised Deepflow

Probably not. It depends how much of a fight you put up really.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 00:13
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By Ebany
Re: My sink seems to have clogged itself with my hair.

If your sink is clogged with your hair you submt to the horrible task of pulling the hair out by the bits caught over the drain. Otherwise...pay someone.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2005, 00:10
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By Ebany
Re: That thread I promised Deepflow

You dont appear to have followed me here

They have been wanting to know abiout the elegible males.

Your willingness has bugger all to do with it!
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2005, 23:34
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By Ebany
Re: That thread I promised Deepflow

Given the extent of emotion that seems to have gone into this girl, and given its probably a good idea if you arent available for you to bring a girl so the ones I have invited know you arent an...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2005, 23:11
Replies: 70
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ebany
Re: Am I ill?

You must be better in 3 weeks time. I have a number of girls enquiring what provision of elegible young males I have made for them. You are one of their options.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2005, 17:04
Replies: 68
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ebany
Re: i'm buying a house!

Oooo, looks nice. Very bright, which can be an achievement in those kinds of terrace. I found that one on another property search site and wondered if that was it, before you posted the new improved...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2005, 14:40
Replies: 68
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ebany
Re: i'm buying a house!

Dont suppose you have any links to the house details? I'm nosy. I noticed you put a little comment about this in another thread on Friday and it led to me spending half the day looking at houses...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2005, 10:15
Replies: 108
Views: 5,614
Posted By Ebany
Re: AudioScrobbler

Signed up, but I'm at work and his old thing cant cope with music, so it will have to wait til one of the rare occasions I get to play my music at home. Then it can really mess up the list by adding...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2005, 10:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ebany
Re: I need your help: MP3 players

That was my reason for not wanting one of those! I will say that on seeing the actual thing its not as ugly as I had thought. I got myself a Zen Micro cause it was prettier and I dont need as much...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2005, 10:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2005, 09:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ebany
Re: I need your help: MP3 players

I just got Mark an iRiver which I think covers all those (not sure about the album art, but I know it has a colour screen.) I think it was this one...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2005, 15:30
Replies: 126
Views: 2,530
Posted By Ebany
Re: I ahm1

I was taking a look at the BT website to make sure I was remembering right about the 00 first for international numbers (as someone else has said), and its come up with a lovely page all about...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2005, 06:54
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ebany
Re: I think we should be thankful for VBulletin.

Is it that complicated to highlight and delete?
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2005, 23:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2005, 17:13
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ebany
Re: I think we should be thankful for VBulletin.

I have spent some time hunting around and have been depressed to find that the fairly few 'womens' boards that are around almost invariably have appalling forums. One in particular where I have...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2005, 17:46
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Ebany
Re: Just a quick question guys

For their own employees, the Inland Revenue classes full time as over 30 hours.

I have had full time jobs working 35 and 37.5 hours a week (not including breaks)

I wouldnt have thought the Job...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2005, 13:30
Replies: 29
Views: 938
Posted By Ebany
Re: Dylan Moran on C4 tonight

I would assumne because they give the impression of being cheaper. Of course, thats slightly spoiled when you get to the end and find you still owe a huge amount of money...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2005, 12:35
Replies: 58
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Views: 1,983
Posted By Ebany
Re: :)

Many congratulations and I wish we could have been there. I shall have to stick your present in the post.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 13:36
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: Shite.

Umm... the men I've picked th eoutfits for are in tailcoats...I should think either would be fine....

I think we are going to be forced to stop our reception fairly early, but its a friday night...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 13:11
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: Shite.

I would expect it to be a smart do, but you never know, plus some weddings can be ultra-smart, and some are just regular-smart.

I think ours is heading towards ultra-smart. At least I dont have...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 12:06
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: Shite.

Oh god, what to wear, thats the other point I've been forgetting!

Is it a smart do? I need some hints here...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 12:05
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: Shite.

We included details about that in the invite!

Theres either the list at debenhams (I wanted argos cause I love browsing the argos catalogue, but my mum complained - shes such a snob sometimes -...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 09:52
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: Shite.

Yup, we're at that point too.

You can see how organised we all are!
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 07:01
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Ebany
Re: This ISP..

He's doing that, they're pissed off with him for not paying his bill since January. But they still wont stop providing his damn internet!
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2005, 16:40
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Ebany
Re: This ISP..

One of my workmates is with Tiscali and is having major problems with cancelling as they tell him that he has to call to tell them he wants to cancel, then its 30 days till they stop providing,...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 17:44
Replies: 139
Views: 2,710
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet VII - The First Initiative

By the look of things if we get a seperate room then its not much different to the price of a cheap hotel, and I like my en-suite and things too.

Plus I snore, so its for everyone elses benefit...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 17:15
Replies: 139
Views: 2,710
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet VII - The First Initiative

Thats the info I'm waiting on too. I plan to get a hotel for me and Mark - I dont much like the idea of sharing a bedroom with a bunch of guys I've only just met - but I'd like to get one close to...
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 16:05
Replies: 67
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ebany
Re: so anyway say hi everybody

Wow! Thought you were insisting it wasnt a shotgun wedding ;)

Congrats!
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2005, 23:56
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Ebany
Re: vinyl -> mp3

Stereo with line out (headphone) and a record player, to computer with a line in (microphone) and record using something that will record sound (sound recorder?) and then encode with your program of...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2005, 17:56
Replies: 61
Views: 1,071
Posted By Ebany
Re: Pope Bono I ?

We've had the BBC 'vati-cam' on for the past while. The picture is screwed for some reason, but the sound is coming through fine.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2005, 11:02
Replies: 54
Views: 1,394
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet V - The Hunt for the Bed

I just went right through and it looks like they haven't got any available in that offer in London that weekend. :(
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 09:37
Replies: 39
Views: 1,974
Posted By Ebany
Re: Your Life

Employment and Location:

Cambridge, and working in a call centre. Such fun. Its good as call centres go though, and they pay quite well (for a call centre). I am doing a bookkeeping course and...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 15:08
Replies: 34
Views: 713
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Grand National

I was tempted by him and asked what Paddy thought. He said the horse is a bit young, but its a good jockey and a good weight, and he is good on soft.

This meant next to nothing to me.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 14:13
Replies: 34
Views: 713
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Grand National

Reccommendations from a guy at work who seems to have a bit of a clue:

1st - colnel rayburn (so thats looking good)
2nd - it takes time
3rd - fondmort

And for a reserve - spot the difference...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 13:53
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Ebany
Re: mortgage advice

www.fool.co.uk

Good for all kinds of financial thingys
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2005, 08:56
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Ebany
Re: "Detachment"... what's the word for it?

Sounds like upmarket temping to me, I know that Randstad is a temp agency. There are loads over here, you need to find the right type to deal with you though if you want something specialised. The...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Apr 2005, 09:42
Replies: 66
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ebany
Re: Friends, I'm going to be perfectly upfront with you.

I earn more than that for being a call centre monkey. OK I'm in the South, but still. I was only on a little less for being a call centre monkey in the North when I was up there.

You need a...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2005, 19:58
Replies: 104
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet Poll IV - The Voyage Home.

I never have much fun trying to share a double bed with Mark, specially if it only has a double duvet. It may be safer for us to have singles. It depends how we are for money I guess, though in my...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2005, 18:35
Replies: 104
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet Poll IV - The Voyage Home.

That hostel look quite good Ste. For some reason I am paranoid about hostels though. No idea why.

edit: I wish Deepflow, I wish.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2005, 16:54
Replies: 104
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet Poll IV - The Voyage Home.

Looking around at hotels online there seem to be a lot with rooms that sleep up tp 4 - anyone want to share to bring the prices down?

It look like we can get something for about £50 for both...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2005, 14:49
Replies: 39
Views: 788
Posted By Ebany
Re: a monday morning rant

As I understand it, customs randomly check parcels, and the ones they check get charged, so its all down to luck.

My Monday has been pretty good, I'm on the late shift so I had a nice long lie...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 19:12
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Ebany
Re: Moving out into the world.

Most landlords do not like you installing cable or sattelite.

ADSL is the best option as thats just through the phone line that I assume you have already. Getting the line activated for ADSL has...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2005, 00:26
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Ebany
Re: Spore: Will Wright "does" Peter Molyneaux

Basil is much snugglier than Nixon
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2005, 13:34
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Ebany
Re: Bored

Well, I'm not on my own, but I have nothing to do and virtually no callers to call stupid. I have a sore throat, which is always a plus when you work in a call centre, and to top it all off I have...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 16:32
Replies: 48
Views: 848
Posted By Ebany
Re: Talk about sequels being shit

It was enjoyable enough. It would have been better if you lot hadnt been moaning all the way through. :p
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 16:24
Replies: 48
Views: 848
Posted By Ebany
Re: Talk about sequels being shit

I had no no clue what it was about before I saw it and I quite enjoyed it. The others were annoyed cause it was all wrong. So I suspect it partly depends if you have any idea of what you are...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 12:55
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By Ebany
Re: NTL upgrades are GO (and free)!

Nildram are upgrading everyone to a 2Mb connection, and are lowering the price. (Apparehntly its now going to be £25.99 a month I think they said). They are, however, annoyingly introducing a 'fair...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 00:48
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ebany
Re: One big HUG from Chika

As my grandma always used to say 'If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all'.

While I feel that may be a touch extreme, generally think very hard before saying things that aren't...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 00:26
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ebany
Re: One big HUG from Chika

OK, needlessly dismissive and rude then. And you basically called her a bitch (while hiding it behind maybes and things).

A pity, you started out so well, but i see you degenerating rapidly. I...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 00:04
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ebany
Re: One big HUG from Chika

No, she said that she no longer feels like smashing in your head with a garden implement, but she isnt quite at the 'Wow, lets be best mates' stage yet. Which is reasonable.

The shut up was then...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2005, 18:00
Replies: 154
Views: 3,196
Posted By Ebany
Re: Attention full-blooded men! I need help!

Maybe her battery went flat and youre worrying about nothing.

Just wait and see.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 22:56
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Firefox] Possibly bad news

I use opera at home but Firefox art work as I find it gets by better with my even more measly RAM of 128Mb. Given when I first started using it there was only 64Mb, its getting better (and I havent...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 18:14
Replies: 72
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ebany
Re: What if you'd die...

I suspect Mark might mention it if I passed away, much as I would prbably make some comment were he to die.

Of course, if we both die it may prove more difficult, but our housemates know of this...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 00:03
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Ebany
Re: Hapland

I've got the iittle man out the room, but he keeps being run over by something out the box.

As a tip, click the grey thing above the yellow up arrow, and then click the arrow for something that i...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 19:51
Replies: 56
Views: 1,520
Posted By Ebany
Re: I need a suit

I've only had good experiences with Slaters, as JammyJim mentioned. While they have many assistants out to help you get the right size and everything (and to help you find what you are after, as they...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 18:45
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 18:22
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By Ebany
Re: Everyone, be careful! There's a MSN virus about

They key thing I've always been told to look out for with paypal ones is that a real email from them will say 'Dear <Your real name here>' Whereas fake ones will say Dear paypal member or Dear <your...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2005, 23:59
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mothers Day

I sent a card to my mum, and she is visiting me next weekend so I will get her something then. Usually she gets a bunch of flowers delivered.

At church today they had arose and a chocolate for all...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 18:26
Replies: 87
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ebany
Re: well, i have gone and done it now :D

Nope. Assuming the special licence comes through OK.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 15:29
Replies: 87
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ebany
Re: well, i have gone and done it now :D

It does depend exactly what you are going for. A while back when Mark and I were considering a quick and quiet thing it could have been done quite fast. We dont appear to have that as an option now...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 14:50
Replies: 87
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ebany
Re: well, i have gone and done it now :D

Well you can start being specific when the date is set....we've filled in forms and everything.
If it gets to under 6 months away and you still dont have a set date then its not good. Weddings take...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 11:39
Replies: 87
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ebany
Re: well, i have gone and done it now :D

You look like youre going grey in that picture... have you aged a lot recently?

But she looks nice. And I'm annoyed if you go for May cause then you'll be married before us. Keep the 22nd of July...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 12:02
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By Ebany
Re: Junk mail (snail mail, not email)

I know one guy who would get lead (god knows where from) and whenever he got something with a reply paid envelope in it would put in a thin sheet of lead and send it back. The postage paid part just...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 13:54
Replies: 158
Poll: GD Meet.
Views: 3,289
Posted By Ebany
Re: GD Meet.

Getting to Manchester from Cambridge either involves going via London (which is bad, and involves changing train 3 times)), or taking a very slow train (which means changing once, but takes half an...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2005, 22:18
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By Ebany
Re: the "what a marvellous day" thread

Miserable weather, but a fairly fun day.

I had Marks mum and little sister and my best friend visiting to try to find wedding and bridesmaid dresses. I found a great dress for me, which is a...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2005, 16:18
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By Ebany
Re: I like pancakes

I always used to have jam. I once had melted mars bar and is was gorgeous.

This year I was too full after dinner, and I'm supposed to be on a diet, and I think the only toppings available were...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2005, 17:41
Replies: 52
Views: 2,195
Posted By Ebany
Re: IQ Test

Ebany, your IQ score is 136

Like a meticulous collector, you've fed your brain a unique set of facts and figures over the years. Words, numbers, you've got it all. That's what makes you a Facts...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2005, 16:56
Replies: 103
Views: 2,805
Posted By Ebany
Re: £10,000 per month or £1,000,000 once?

I havent neg or pos repped anyone. At all.

I'm too placid. And lazy.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2005, 15:58
Replies: 103
Views: 2,805
Posted By Ebany
Re: £10,000 per month or £1,000,000 once?

If I had to go round asking on internet message boards for sperm I think that would be time to kill myself.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2005, 15:30
Replies: 103
Views: 2,805
Posted By Ebany
Re: £10,000 per month or £1,000,000 once?

I assume this is either tax free or the 10k is a post-tax figure (as I doubt the government would let you get away with all that with no tax on it). If not the tax and so on takes a big chunk out of...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 20:32
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Ebany
Re: I really cant believe this.

Mark has actually met the guy, and I think I saw him once when I was in the branch, so hes not some weird little kid working from home. I already know exactly how much should be taken in tax, so I...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 20:17
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Ebany
Re: I really cant believe this.

It wouldn't be if the email I sent to him hadn't been formal. Given there is only a professional relationship between us, I would have expected a professional reply in return. Not some badly typed...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Ebany
I really cant believe this.

I sent an email about the amount of tax taken from some pay, all nice and businesslike, proper punctuation and everything, and this is what I got back from the chap at the recruitment agency:


...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 19:33
Replies: 98
Views: 2,359
Posted By Ebany
Re: Sued for being nice

And also to point out everyone talking about the 'old lady', she was 49, and was at home with her 18 year old daughter and her elderly mother. It wasnt some little old lady at home on her own.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Ebany
Re: So I'm opening an ISA...

I do also now have a full pdf copy of the pre-budget report, but I'm not bored anough to go rooting through all 262 pages to find the relevant part.

Also this stuff is all from December, so I...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Ebany
Re: So I'm opening an ISA...

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/1a0d49fc-4469-11d9-9f6a-00000e2511c8.html

It appears he changed his mind, unless hes done it again since then.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2005, 10:09
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Ebany
Re: So I'm opening an ISA...

www.fool.co.uk have a lot of info on this kind of thing. They often email me with details of who have the best rates, but I dont seem to have one in my spam box just at present, it gets cleared out...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Feb 2005, 10:21
Replies: 103
Views: 2,805
Posted By Ebany
Re: £10,000 per month or £1,000,000 once?

Clearly he hasnt thought to try this with actual numbers.

Or maybe he has...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2005, 13:23
Replies: 38
Views: 685
Posted By Ebany
Re: Cheque bouncing?

Pst-dating cheques is generally technically against your terms of use, but few people know it and its generally ignored. Most of the time its not like the bank can tell anyway.

While its...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2005, 23:24
Replies: 103
Views: 2,805
Posted By Ebany
Re: £10,000 per month or £1,000,000 once?

We generally eat lots of nice big meaty meals. Today we had Chicken Gumbo, we have pizza and burgers and chilli and chicken and bacon melts, and generally fatty, cheesy things like that.

The £50...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2005, 18:27
Replies: 38
Views: 685
Posted By Ebany
Re: Cheque bouncing?

Which bank was this with?

If a card says its cheque guarantee its reasonable to assume that it will guarantee any cheque within its limit (as I said, so long as it had that info on it, did it?)....
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2005, 16:14
Replies: 38
Views: 685
Posted By Ebany
Re: Cheque bouncing?

Oh, and with the charges, you are bound to be charged for unauthorised overdraft. Some places also have a 'misuse of card' fee., though I dont know if you would get that on top, I think is usually...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2005, 16:11
Replies: 38
Views: 685
Posted By Ebany
Re: Cheque bouncing?

So long as the details of the card were actually on the cheque - just being in possession of a card doesnt automatically guarantee all cheques you write up to that limit. The cheque requires the card...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2005, 07:58
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Ebany
Re: Remember that IKEA advert?

I believe it was 'Chintz'

As in the lovely old flowery fabric gradparents have everything covered in.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2005, 20:46
Replies: 296
Views: 4,939
Posted By Ebany
Re: Do you have a gay in the office?

You havent clearly explained quite what it is that he is doing that bothers you so much. Does he come along and start talking about how he had a really good shag last night and he loves having c-ck...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2005, 19:37
Replies: 71
Views: 1,823
Posted By Ebany
Re: Where do you picture yourself in five years time

Given I'm going to be the only one working still at that point, this is where my plan might fall apart. Thats one of the reasons I want to work from home, I can do everything that way. Plus uni...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2005, 13:11
Replies: 71
Views: 1,823
Posted By Ebany
Re: Where do you picture yourself in five years time

Hmm, married, hopefully a child by then, still being housed by the university cause Mark will still be doing something academic, working fom home doing something accountanty, and with quite a lot of...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2005, 16:21
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By Ebany
Re: How long do you use the interweb?

I have no work so I spend upwards of 6 hours a day on here. The managers dont care though, they are generally doing the same kind of thing. :)
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 14:33
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By Ebany
Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Duly impressed, though it was Laura Bow II to be precise..

I was just hunting out that game cause I couldnt remember what it was called and it was bugging me, then I thought I might as well let it...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 14:15
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By Ebany
Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

This (http://img182.exs.cx/img182/9977/game1ey.png) is one from a way back. I'll be impressed if anyone gets it.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 22:51
Replies: 62
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebany
Re: Women drivers

My wedding ring finger is longer, therefore I didnt have a shortage of testosterone.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 21:37
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By Ebany
Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Thats Captain Comic!

and I know I recognise that driving one, but cant think what on earth it was called.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 21:01
Replies: 62
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebany
Re: Women drivers

Not that I'm aware of.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 20:58
Replies: 62
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebany
Re: Women drivers

I'm the oldest one in my house...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 20:55
Replies: 62
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebany
Re: Women drivers

My wedding ring finger is longer than my index finger. Does that mean I'm allowed to drive?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 15:07
Replies: 27
Views: 592
Posted By Ebany
Re: D.n.a

random, so long as its one of each chromosome. Otherwise the baby doesnt work right.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 15:05
Replies: 78
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ebany
Re: Wetherspoons to ban smoking

You have. You went to one with me and Mark in Durham. Where the girl played with your hair.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 14:58
Replies: 27
Views: 592
Posted By Ebany
Re: D.n.a

Thanks to wondrous things going on the chromosomes can get all mixed up and confused, so you can get chromosomes of mostly X1, but that bit in the middle there is from X2, and things like that, so by...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 14:53
Replies: 78
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ebany
Re: Wetherspoons to ban smoking

Its certainly nice to know there will be somewhere I can go for a drink where I dont end up stinking afterwards. I dont know if its something I'm particularly sensistive to, I can always smell it...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 18:10
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By Ebany
Re: It's bloody snowing

And now its pissing down. Great fun for going home in.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 15:57
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By Ebany
Re: It's bloody snowing

No snow yet, but its looking grim outside. Apparently the forecast said sleet if anything. I want some snow, but not until after 7, as I dont want to cycle home in it (or on it).
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2005, 18:39
Replies: 59
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ebany
Re: The what are you doing right now thread

Doesnt really appeal much, I do next to no work with absolutely do what the hell you like internet access for when there isnt anything to do, good facilities, free phone to use for anything so long...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2005, 16:52
Replies: 59
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ebany
Re: The what are you doing right now thread

Im sitting at work waiting for people to phone up. I've had 3 calls since 10am. I'm very bored.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2005, 13:24
Replies: 45
Views: 845
Posted By Ebany
Re: Bus Fares

From my house to work is either £1.80 if I'm just going one way and can get the damn bus driver to understand that - which isnt easy, I work right by the Park and ride car park, but live in the city...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 00:52
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Ebany
Re: broadband (again)

Just as an aside wrt your old nildram account, if you transfer it then you only get a 14.99 installation charge rather than the full fee, cause thats what we did (and my account had been kinda...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2005, 13:20
Replies: 31
Ppd
Views: 713
Posted By Ebany
Re: Ppd

I have exactly 1.00 apparently. Though I should probably be lower than that cause I lost an account waaaaay back.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2004, 11:09
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Flaming Lips.

I dont like that nail varnish. It makes you look all wrong. :(
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 12:26
Replies: 37
Views: 777
Posted By Ebany
Re: Has anyone else done this?

Depends more on the account. Student accounts are generally nice. Regular accounts get annoyed if you go over your limit without agreement. HSBC give you a few leeways but if you go beyond those you...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 10:18
Replies: 37
Views: 777
Posted By Ebany
Re: Has anyone else done this?

Checked mine last night. I keep a close eye on it, but nothing from the bank holidays has gone on yet. I'm fairly sure I'm still on the right side of my overdraft limit though. I get more money on...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2004, 12:33
Replies: 48
Views: 1,336
Posted By Ebany
Re: Suprnova is dead and I'm happy

There was an artice on the BBC NEws site a bit ago about how someone is developing a means to use torrents and filesharing in general as a means of distributing files and still making people pay. I...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Dec 2004, 21:33
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By Ebany
Re: ****ing CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

The likes of Lush and Body shop do cosmetics and bathing products, not really candles. For those, the likes of Boots (as suggested before), random department stores (debenhams, john lewis kind of...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Dec 2004, 21:30
Replies: 39
Views: 849
Posted By Ebany
Re: Opera 8 Beta is out

Ah-hah, thanks for that :) I did spend a while going through the plugins looking for ones that I would like but must have missed that one. I shall sort it out when I am at work tomorrow (sassn frassn...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Dec 2004, 18:03
Replies: 39
Views: 849
Posted By Ebany
Re: Opera 8 Beta is out

I use opera at home, but firefox at work, as it uses less of the paltry 128Mb of RAM I have there (it used to only be 64 until it was noticed that it meant that IE loaded really slowly and I have to...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 17:09
Replies: 103
Views: 1,862
Posted By Ebany
Re: School Uniforms

Where I went to school it meant that the public knew which school to complain to when kids where running riot around town. To the extent that my school completely changed the uniform because it was...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2004, 21:32
Replies: 88
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ebany
Re: [comic] This is the only viable joke at the moment ....

Weee, I'd not seen the one with me in before :)
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2004, 14:55
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Ebany
Re: Ever...

Pah, short hours. 7:45-4:15 here.

Though we go the second the lines shut at 4, we just have the extra 1/4 hour just in case.

Next week I'm doing 11:45 til 8:15 though, so I get lots of lie in...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2004, 13:36
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Ebany
Re: Ever...

I've been at work since 7:45. I have half an hour still to go until my luch break. I am starving. I am bored.

Saturday work is horrible.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2004, 13:06
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Ebany
Re: Money that likes to bounce

If its a first offence, and you explain the situation, then you might be lucky.

but dont bet on it.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2004, 22:28
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By Ebany
Re: Real Time Google Search

It just seemed the obvious thing to test it with. I checked ebany first. my mind usuallu goes blank when faced with a search engine, and then that just came to mind.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2004, 21:22
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By Ebany
Re: Real Time Google Search

It looks like its been fiddled with to stop it bringing up the obvious porn options. Not the less obvious ones though. 'barely' got it suggesting barely 18 and barely 19, and hot sugested hot girls. ...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2004, 11:04
Replies: 33
Views: 657
Posted By Ebany
Re: What odds do you give a relationship

I'd say that in some ways online relationships can have a better chance than, say, someone you meet in a club, as you actually have a chance to talk and get to know one another before other things...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 11:23
Replies: 75
Views: 1,739
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 11:09
Replies: 73
Views: 1,897
Posted By Ebany
Re: Gothandsilver's first poll!

Theres also 412 communities with crying as an interest.

Plus would someone be bothered to go as far as making an lj for a gimmick?

Actually, knowing some people, maybe...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 22:20
Replies: 75
Views: 1,739
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 20:29
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By Ebany
Re: The EU doing something good for the UK.

I think it was mentioned yesterday, or at some point...I read it at work (its a choice of the Mail or the Sun - though I often ended up reading both) and I'm sure I read it somewhere.

But then,...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2004, 23:47
Replies: 55
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ebany
Re: People who use the toilets when they should use the urinals

How did a thread about pissing end up talk ing about football?

Well, actually, I can kinda see a link there....
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2004, 16:45
Replies: 55
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ebany
Re: People who use the toilets when they should use the urinals

I've used the mens loos on many occasions and we really arent that interested in watching you pee (well, most girls aren't. I guess theres always a few...) In that kind of situation I'd more expect...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2004, 21:50
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

I think you may scare the guests somewhat if I have you as a bridesmaid. Plus its hard enough finding dresses to suit the three I have already, without having to try to find something that fits you...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2004, 21:39
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

Yup, we've been engaged a while and are planning things for next summer.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2004, 19:30
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

Thats a lot cheaper than I managed to find. In Durham it was £90 something for a wedding licenese. We were considering it for a while, but then decided not to.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2004, 20:26
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

My mum and dad would never forgive me if I had something small where my dad didnt get to walk me down the aisle and also I want a cheesy disco and thats a good reason to have one.

When you're an...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2004, 19:47
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

That would be nice.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2004, 19:13
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

Yes its traditional, but that doesnt mean it always happens these days. More and more people are paying for themselves, and sadly this follows though to mean that fathers are starting to think it...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2004, 16:50
Replies: 69
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ebany
Re: I am gettin married!

Congrats! Hope youve either got lots of savings or kind parents to fund it all! Weddings are horribly expensive if you (she) want all the nice things. Be involved in the planning, loads of men arent...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2004, 10:56
Replies: 35
Views: 693
Posted By Ebany
Re: are you any good at spelling?

I got 8/10, another one got by supersede, and also minuscule.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 13:22
Replies: 28
Views: 580
Posted By Ebany
Re: I realise

We aim for £55 between two of us, and within the house we plan to put in £20 each a week for dinners and communcal food (milk and the like) and then we will have £15 left for breakfast and lunches....
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 12:58
Replies: 35
Views: 703
Posted By Ebany
Re: How much "social networking" do you do at work?

Thankfully we dont seem to have any soap discussions here, although we do all sit around and moan about Wife Swap (we dont actually watch it mostly, we just complain about it - one of the women keeps...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 12:39
Replies: 35
Views: 703
Posted By Ebany
Re: How much "social networking" do you do at work?

Not shoes especially, but shopping, and family, and so on. And whatever tat is in the papers.

I merely mention football from experience. Every workplace I have been in, the men talk about...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 11:46
Replies: 35
Views: 703
Posted By Ebany
Re: How much "social networking" do you do at work?

And football.

The men always talk about football.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 11:40
Replies: 35
Views: 703
Posted By Ebany
Re: How much "social networking" do you do at work?

We went along to a pub where the uni CCG club was playing on Tuesday night.

THERE I didnt feel like a nerd. I felt positively normal.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 11:01
Replies: 35
Views: 703
Posted By Ebany
Re: How much "social networking" do you do at work?

We spend a lot of time sitting about doing nothing anyway (I'm working in a very quiet call centre so we spend most of our time sat around waiting for calls), so we natter a fair bit. They have also...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2004, 15:35
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Ebany
Re: I need to change my underwear.

Thinking about it, surely it makes sense to make the overall pass mark fairly low, as then there is much more space to grade the candidates that pass, and you dont end up with a situation like there...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2004, 14:06
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By Ebany
Re: I just ate...

Is that the banana ones with 'ADDED GLUCOSE!!!!'

One of the few foodstuffs saying 'Look! We put in even MORE sugar! Arent we great!'
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2004, 13:55
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Ebany
Re: I need to change my underwear.

Starbucks clearly goes to a mean uni
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 20:15
Replies: 49
Views: 1,221
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Love Thread

I love Mark :)
I love being able to lie in before work at the moment
I love having real, do-what-you-like internet access when I am waiting for calls to come through and there is no work left.
I...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Ebany
Re: serious question

That just makes me even more worried.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 20:06
Replies: 23
Views: 618
Posted By Ebany
Re: i have come up with a new idea for a reality TV show

Was this the one who was in the Sun yesterday and the Mail today (Dont blame me, theyre the papers we get at work) who claims she wants to get thin, but wont exercise or cut down what she eats.
...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 19:53
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2004, 13:10
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Ebany
Re: Happy :):):)

I approve of you beating Christs.

Theyre bastards.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2004, 17:51
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Ebany
Re: computer systems again :)

I'm sure Mark would build one easily for that price, but hes in the wrong place now. Ask him though. There again, you will probably see him before you read this.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Nov 2004, 12:12
Replies: 35
Views: 876
Posted By Ebany
Re: So I've got my xmas decorations already up

I like to have mine up from the 1st of December, and it seems that some of the others in the household are the same, so probably around then. They come down when someone can be bothered.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 15:08
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

You clearly dont know just how much rubbish Mark downloads. And the 90Gb to fill is out of over 700Gb I think.... there are over 300Gb of films alone, not including shorter videos (episodes of a...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 14:00
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

As I said, theres 5 of us there, and we all use the net a lot, and there is Mark who will use any remaining bandwidth to download tat. He still has 90Gb of his hard disks to fill.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 13:46
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

Now why didnt I see that when I read that whole damn page?

1GB a day!?!?!?! No chance of us keeping under that limit. Just in case, I think we will stick with nildram.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 13:35
Replies: 32
Views: 611
Posted By Ebany
Re: 2k posts in 4 months

I think the people who say MrL spammed would start crying if they set foot in our house.

All conversations there are like that, except its not just Mark who does it.

Though I'm not saying that...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 13:22
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

I've been hunting all over the ntl website and have read right through their terms of use and I cant find anything there referring to the limit. Does anyone know anywhere on the official ntl website...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2004, 11:36
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

We probably will be, after discussions last night we are too scared of the limit being enforced to risk it, so we will keep waiting for the BT line (grr, sassn frassn useless BT) and then get a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2004, 15:04
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

The 12 month part wouldnt worry us overly (we have a 12 month tenancy in the house, it would probably be about a month over but we wouldnt mind that) its just the thought of being stuck if they did...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2004, 13:38
Replies: 51
Views: 1,382
Posted By Ebany
Re: I don't know what you think

Mark should get his internet back around the start of December but I don't know how much time he will be spending on the forums. He should be a busy boy with a job by then.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2004, 13:19
Replies: 51
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] NTL finally does something decent

Hmmm....we are having trouble currently with BT saying it will take another 3 weeks before they can give us a phone line to then install ADSL onto, but the house is also wired up for ntl. This is of...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2004, 20:59
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By Ebany
Re: my lil“english questionnaire

its usually a sanitary towel, or sanitary panty liners (damn I hate the word 'panty'). And they used to be lovely towel things you would take out and wash and re-use, so its just that they have...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2004, 18:42
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By Ebany
Re: Imagine yourself winning the lottery

I went through all this a number of times back when the lottery started (and have done on occasion since when the mood takes me). It generally equates to buy a nice house (approx £1mil at most), a...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2004, 14:05
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By Ebany
Re: Official Paypal?

So did it actually come from Paypal or from someone else? Given the things Paypal says to look for in scams is them being addressed to 'Paypal User' rather than your name (which it hasnt done) and...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 12:51
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

It was my ex's sister. She is looking ****ing fabulous as well.

Instead I pulled one of Roady's ex's mates.

I can't remember a great deal, other than arguing about money.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2004, 21:51
Replies: 577
Views: 9,921
Posted By Ebany
Re: The GD Truth Thread

Never seeing them again ever, but then, I hardly communicate with them as it is. The thought of being stuck that close to my brother forever is a hideous idea.

Whats your favourite crisp flavour...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2004, 11:23
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

You were informed you moron, about a month ago. You said you couldn't come because you wouldn't be in Edin until the following week, and wanted to see your other half when you got there anyway.
...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2004, 11:17
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

So what times are people showing up, now we have established you are all coming along today.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 19:45
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Come tonight, we're having all the fun tonight!

And......it'll be fun!
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:27
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Will they be alive again if I defrost them right? If they will then I will have to keep them frozen for a few years, but after that they'd be good, otherwise I'm not really into puppy meat.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:24
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ebany
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Bring me presents! Its my birthday next friday.

No wrecking the house, we have to give it back next week, and they dont want it broken.

I have a limited idea of who is coming though as Mark...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:22
Replies: 57
Views: 1,198
Posted By Ebany
Re: Hello treefriends.

Me n Mark, we think thats it. Maybe Ravisher, but I dont know - he didnt respond when I asked.

Quiet night tonight, main party tomorrow.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jul 2004, 21:18
Replies: 33
Views: 603
Posted By Ebany
Re: General Knowledge

oh, and ps:

Krypton, xenon, helium, and neon also separate from the other gases in the column but remain a mixture because the temperature of the column is not cold enough to liquefy these gases....
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jul 2004, 21:11
Replies: 33
Views: 603
Posted By Ebany
Re: General Knowledge

Also you wouldnt need to liquiside the Helium cause once you got cold enough to get everything else out you will be left with pure He gas.

Additionally that table misses out the somewhat relevant...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2004, 22:31
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By Ebany
Re: Cardiff

My brother isnt from there but he is there now, so I don't know if he counts. Last I knew he wasnt any of the above, but he may have changed.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2004, 22:26
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Ebany
Re: [UK] never mind the buzzcocks

According to the Radio Times listings search, its not on.

No idea when it may be returning.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2004, 07:45
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By Ebany
Re: my impressions of scottland

Go to a family planning clinic and say 'can I have some condoms so I dont get up the duff please.'
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jul 2004, 19:51
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By Ebany
Re: Old Games

I had 7th guest. I lost it and now you cant get it from anywhere for love nor money :(
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2004, 19:38
Replies: 41
Views: 802
Posted By Ebany
Re: Want to hear something totally ridiculous?

I'd have thought she could get some real comeback on them for forcing her to leave her children at home on their own. Given that if something had happened to them if she had left them alone...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2004, 09:38
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Ebany
Re: Genocide beats Paper.

Not with that hair.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Ebany
Re: Genocide beats Paper.

It would have to have been very early cause I've been shown the baby pics, and there was definitely only one of him.

But then, I guess if youre hiding a secret twin, you dont include him in the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 21:03
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Ebany
Re: Genocide beats Paper.

If you ignore the frankly hideous hair, then yes, I guess he does.The mouth isnt quite right, but its the same face shape and bland expression.
Forum: Clownshoe Corner 3 Jul 2004, 20:42
Replies: 75
Views: 34,904
Posted By Ebany
Re: sue johanssen is a twat

Rofl!!! She probably got sore cause you'd been going so damn long she got bored and dry. Just thrusting around for half an hour is liable to bore any girl. I get sick of it if it goes on for more...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 20:42
Replies: 75
Views: 2,926
Posted By Ebany
Re: sue johanssen is a twat

Rofl!!! She probably got sore cause you'd been going so damn long she got bored and dry. Just thrusting around for half an hour is liable to bore any girl. I get sick of it if it goes on for more...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 20:23
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Gay]Music For Your Wedding

Aah, but you're men, youre not supposed to be interested.

Although, I'm trying to manage mine as cheap as is plausible, with allowances for all the family etc who I have to invote (and do want to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 20:21
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Gay]Music For Your Wedding

I detest my mouse. I write a nice post, and actidentally touch a button and its gone :-(

Anyway, basucally, I said its generally the bride that picks the music, if youre lucky you get a bit of a...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2004, 20:02
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Gay]Music For Your Wedding

Well I've been thihnking about this a lot lately, but then, I'm a girl, and I''m planning a wedding.

But I'm not telling you anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:43
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:34
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

And you would have confused them wonderfully.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:19
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

Well, you were the easiest to describe exactly how showing up with you in tow may confuse people who think I'm a nice quiet little thing. Skiddy would have just amused everyone by having difficulty...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:07
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:06
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

You were the easiest to describe, and I reckoned she would be the type who would find you interesting. Although, I seem to recall telling her about skiddy some time ago. I think you got a brief...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 21:01
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By Ebany
Re: So tonight , its friday night, Youre going out clubbing ...

Its Friday night, I'm home alone and shall be staying that way, I've just spent 2 hours soaking in the bath, and I'm having singa-longa-winamp for the rest of the night. God help the neighbours.
...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2004, 19:05
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

I was talking asbout how it might spoil my image if I brought along people from on here. We have to chat about something..theres bugger all work to do, so I'm getting dangerously close to revealing...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 20:37
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

between 5:45 and midnight on a saturday?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 20:17
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

She lives somewhere in Newcastle. Dont have a clue where though. Clearly you should come along for Sport Relief and get to meet her.I suspect you would get along rather well.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 20:09
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

Somewhere local. She does it in the evenings so she can work full time. She just had her last exam yesterday.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 20:05
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

I dont generally take my camera to work with me. Shes small, blonde, and likes her motorbike. And a student. And evil.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 19:39
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

She sounded quite willing to fight you for him.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 19:31
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

Aah damn, oh well, lots of other people have been press ganged into it (like myself).

Although one of my colleagues quite fancied meeting MM....she thinks you sound like her kind of guy!
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2004, 07:34
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

Given I dont have a copy of said video its not really a viable option. And I wouldnt do it anyway. I could d/l something, but I doubt it would be anything new to most people.

Go on, MM, you know...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2004, 21:31
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

Sport Relief gets its call centres from people like my manager volunteering their staff to do it for free, for one night only.

We usually do recruitment.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2004, 21:16
Replies: 44
Views: 723
Posted By Ebany
Anyone in the Newcastle area feeling nice?

My call centre has gone and volunteered its services for Sport Relief (the sporty version of Comic Relief) on the 10th of July (thats a Saturday). As such we need people to man the phones so that...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2004, 07:27
Replies: 47
Views: 944
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Vatican says.....

That picture near the top just gives me a mental image of some african woman collecting up the villages condoms and giving them all a wash and is now hanging them out to dry before they re-use them...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2004, 13:06
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Ebany
Re: bored bored bored

Well we are having a farewell party on the weekend of the 24th July, and then moving will occur sometime that week. I want it over and done with by the Friday cause thats my birthday.

I'm not...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2004, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Ebany
Re: bored bored bored

We were up at 8am to tidy. I didnt know what time she would be arriving and I wanted to be sure everything was done in time. Shes just called to say shes around Leeds. How long does it take to get...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2004, 12:25
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Ebany
Re: bored bored bored

Be happy. I'm sat waiting for my mother to arrive for a visit!

Not good.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2004, 16:12
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2004, 07:31
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By Ebany
Re: Need info - UK Driving

You can help us move too. We got told last night we have to move out by the end of July cause the landlords want the house back. The day after my birthday, damn them!

As such, I now get to live...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2004, 21:55
Replies: 46
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ebany
Re: advocaat

This thread needs a [football] tag. I thought it was about a dodgy form of alcohol that only comes out at christmas.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 19:32
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Ebany
Re: virgin trains

When we went down to Cambridge it was a right pain finding the cheap ones - I couldnt find ANY of the cheapest at all. Watch out for special days, like bank holidays etc, these will be very hard to...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 19:24
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Ebany
Re: virgin trains

While you dont exactly need a reservation, the cheapest tickets are generally limited numbers and so you get allocated a seat when you book. And you mostly have to book at least a month in advance. ...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 07:31
Replies: 45
Views: 837
Posted By Ebany
Re: Improving yourself

My grandma and grandad lived in bexlyheath. I have nothing but rose-tinted memories of the place.

Although the shops were dire.

My cousins are still round there though.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2004, 07:36
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Ebay] Dace

Scarily I thought it said [Ebany]Dace too. And I was a lot more worried than you were.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jun 2004, 17:50
Replies: 66
Views: 1,936
Posted By Ebany
Re: ITT i ask for advice in the form of a story

Are you and your sister particularly close? If not then it may not be tha5t different to is Cat got together with any guy, aside from occasional confusion about who she was coming to visit when she...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2004, 14:49
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By Ebany
Re: Ok... I`ve cut my credit cards up.

As far as I am aware, Visa electron and solo are basically the same, just visa electron is accepted in a lot less places. While I guess this will stop you buying things on impulse more, it is very...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2004, 17:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By Ebany
Re: MMs avatar...

No, hes just disabled and cant get out much and doesnt have a lot to do with his time. So when something bad happens he goes and bothers members of parliament.(they had a big puzzle a while ago about...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2004, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By Ebany
Re: MMs avatar...

My daddy knows Ann Widdecombe. I think she was our MP and he would write her letters moaning about things cause he has nothing better to do. I seem to recall she visited once to discuss one of them....
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2004, 18:19
Replies: 48
Views: 1,081
Posted By Ebany
Re: Venus transit tomorrow...

I tried to look first thing this morning when the sun came out from behind the clouds for a few seconds but couldnt see anything so I thought I'd look a bit later when it may be more central and...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2004, 20:51
Replies: 48
Views: 1,190
Posted By Ebany
Re: I cant ****ing believe this

While I'm not saying thats anywhere in your plans for this girl, it sounds like he doesnt want to think about his little girl being grown up. Hell, by the time I was 19 my dad had seen me take boys...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2004, 09:42
Replies: 48
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ebany
Re: Just for Henry's sake...

I must admit, I'm not sure how the 'looking after things' ones particularly indicate maturity, given that I looked after cats when I was about....12, and was babysitting for kids under 1 at the...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2004, 12:10
Replies: 86
Views: 2,086
Posted By Ebany
Re: UK Big Brother

Stuart more than prides himself on his intelligence... I suspect him of having got those hallowed A-Level certificates laminated for easy cleaning.
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2004, 11:58
Replies: 86
Views: 2,086
Posted By Ebany
Re: UK Big Brother

Yes, but most of us don't seem to be utterly convinced that its going to happen though. Except you, of course.
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2004, 11:54
Replies: 86
Views: 2,086
Posted By Ebany
Re: UK Big Brother

I just hope he pulls the transsexual
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2004, 11:51
Replies: 86
Views: 2,086
Posted By Ebany
Re: UK Big Brother

Yes, but this discussion was started about a bloke who made such comments as 'well, it would be nice to be known as the most intelligent man in the world.' and suchlike....
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2004, 19:23
Replies: 72
Views: 1,621
Posted By Ebany
Re: MrL_JaKiri

He should bring it for meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :D
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2004, 16:10
Replies: 72
Views: 1,621
Posted By Ebany
Re: MrL_JaKiri

texting involves locationg and charging the phone. Thats far too much hassle. But you'd be most welcome tomorrow (and anyone else who feels inclined to show up). I dont think we have any desperate...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2004, 18:47
Replies: 72
Views: 1,621
Posted By Ebany
Re: MrL_JaKiri

Well, I'm doing nothing from tonight till Tuesday morning.

He still has to go to work tomorrow.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2004, 19:48
Replies: 57
Views: 1,754
Posted By Ebany
Re: Dante's Inferno Test

As I said above, if you copy from the little bit of texy it gives you to copy and paste it seems to reduce all the extremes to just Very Highs. I had an extreme and was thinking much the same thing...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2004, 19:43
Replies: 57
Views: 1,754
Posted By Ebany
Re: Dante's Inferno Test

The Dante's Inferno Test has banished you to the Sixth Level of Hell - The City of Dis!

Here is how you matched up against all the levels:
Level | Score
Purgatory | Very Low
Level 1 - Limbo |...
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 15:55
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

And G is 'Goonies'. Not 'The goonies', in spite of this being the correct name.
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 15:52
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

E is escape from new york. I tried that a while back and it didnt accept it. Given while typing it just there I managed about 6 typos along the way, I'm guessing I know why.
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 15:27
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

Cause it's L maybe? Perhaps I should have made that clearer
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 15:01
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

And I got it at last. Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 14:59
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

That L is really bugging me. It looks so damn familiar, but I cant think what it is!

As for the new ones I've got:
B - *batteries not included
C - the dark crystal

and the E looks like its...
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 14:01
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By Ebany
Re: movie alphabet quiz

N is Annie, J is Beetlejuice and W is Willow, Z is Return to Oz
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 13:39
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

Well, the IR jobs are 1) doing different work, 2) permenant, as opposed to our temporary ones, 3) better paid and 4) in different areas. So people dont tend to be interested in both. Plus we dont...
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 11:00
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

Yes, it is the place at the waterfront, we just call it what the IR tell us to, It causes some confusion sometimes, as other people call it Brierley Hill and new staff get very confused.
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2004, 10:57
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

I'd very much doubt it. One magazine photoshoot and a film that was never finished, so it would be quite a surprise if you did have anything with me in.
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2004, 20:52
Replies: 51
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ebany
Re: What the **** is the problem with me and girls (\o/)

I dont think I ever expected any guy I pulled in a club to talk to me, at least until we left, and by then there were other things on my mind. If a girl makes it that obvious she wont need much...
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2004, 16:45
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

We havent done London since last summer. I'll try to remember to let you know if we do them again though. My company does most of the high volume recruitment for the Inland Revenue, so its patches...
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2004, 08:38
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

This job is just taking calls from people who want jobs with the Inland Revenue, or, with the ones elsewhere in the country, actually working for the Inland Revenue.

I dont know how long the owrk...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2004, 20:59
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

I did figure that you probably wouldnt be interested in a £5.25 per hour call centre temp job skiddy. I considered all the people I was aware of being in this area, discounted them all, and then...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2004, 20:42
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Re: Anyone want a job?

Leshy - you can commute it if you want to, but it may not be cost effective.

Emby - not everything I do is porn related, although that remains the best paid few hours work I've ever done.
...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2004, 19:18
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Ebany
Anyone want a job?

Mainly in the Newcastle area, if youre round here I can get you one piss easy cause my call centre is desperate for people so that me and the other better paid people can get on with doing the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 07:48
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Ebany
Re: new way to fold clothes

Distinctly old, I got this off here some....8-9 months ago, and have been using that technique ever since. It works a treat though :)
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2004, 07:22
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Ebany
Re: interest free loans from bank

With HSBC you can do anything you like with the account (I lived for over a term without ever going below my overdraft limit) and they won't bat an eyelid. They absolutely adore students. Since I...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2004, 18:53
Replies: 48
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2004, 06:32
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By Ebany
Re: What is the name...

How on earth do you get down there to establish that specific part is the smelly bit?
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2004, 20:41
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Ebany
Re: educate me on what money i can mouche

http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/index/family_parent/health/help_with_health_costs.htm#prepaymentcertificates

and another one specifically with regard to the prescriptions.
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2004, 20:35
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Ebany
Re: educate me on what money i can mouche

http://www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk/cms.asp?Page=/Home/Customers/WorkingAgeBenefits/497#16

and there

(edit: KaneED looked where I did)
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2004, 20:32
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Ebany
Re: educate me on what money i can mouche

http://www.entitledto.co.uk/outofworkbenefits.asp

try there
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2004, 19:20
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Ebany
Re: A Good CV Writing Program

I dont think there are any really good CV writing programs you can get for free, as the level of intelligence it would need to stop any CV it writes looking like it was written by a program would...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2004, 19:08
Replies: 33
Views: 562
Posted By Ebany
Re: I solve your problems

You go around testing that one out and I'll chop your bits off.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2004, 19:06
Replies: 33
Views: 562
Posted By Ebany
Re: I solve your problems

Its for picking up women in the supermarket.

Apparently.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2004, 18:59
Replies: 33
Views: 562
Posted By Ebany
Re: I solve your problems

The one that got mentioned a couple of posts before, and that Dante enquired if it was a really bad chat up line.

Admittedly it may not be clear to those who didnt read the metro that that was...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2004, 18:43
Replies: 33
Views: 562
Posted By Ebany
Re: I solve your problems

Its a good read first thing while waiting for the train. Lets me think I'm keepling slightly up-to-date with the news, and its better than staring blankly into space.

And yes, its an apalling chat...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2004, 06:38
Replies: 33
Views: 562
Posted By Ebany
Re: I solve your problems

You've been reading the Metro yesterday, havent you...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2004, 19:51
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By Ebany
Re: CrazyThoughts.com

'Are children who act in rated 'R' movies allowed to see them?'

I am really hoping their 'R' rated movies arent the same as our 'R' rated movies....
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2004, 16:50
Replies: 59
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ebany
Re: my hometown is going to hell in a handbasket

indeed students dont pay council tax, but sadly we arent students so we do :(
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2004, 15:53
Replies: 59
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ebany
Re: my hometown is going to hell in a handbasket

Up a tiny little back alley.

Towards Nevilles Cross.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2004, 15:53
Replies: 59
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ebany
Re: my hometown is going to hell in a handbasket

us students dont pay council tax? I wish! £122 a month thats being until the council tax benefit gets processed too :)

£370 for a 3 bed flat is pretty good. Id generally say when a house is...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2004, 14:07
Replies: 59
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ebany
Re: my hometown is going to hell in a handbasket

So you tell us all about how crap your current area is, and then moan the area you'd like to live in is overpriced? Seems to me the area you live is has to be cheap or no bugger would stay!

£120 a...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2004, 07:29
Replies: 59
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ebany
Re: my hometown is going to hell in a handbasket

Is £216 a month that unreasonable for a house? (Thats dividing it between 3, if it was that much in total I'd be a very happy bunny).

And I'd have someone new to nag to do housework. :)
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 19:34
Replies: 138
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ebany
Re: Why CCTV does work.

They have found that prisons have a higher than usual proportion of men with XYY chromosomes.

Just as a little point. But that isnt something castration will have much effect on.

Also I'd...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 18:50
Replies: 148
Views: 3,337
Posted By Ebany
Re: itt custom avatars for all

As the actress said to the bishop.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 18:47
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Ebany
Re: humanitarian justifications are merely a cover for selfish interests

He doesn't define it merely as the operation of governments, and even so you have bodies like the UN
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 18:38
Replies: 148
Views: 3,337
Posted By Ebany
Re: itt custom avatars for all

You know.

Football.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 18:35
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By Ebany
Re: JBOY Look Out!

Because the door would have been locked.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2004, 18:29
Replies: 148
Views: 3,337
Posted By Ebany
Re: itt custom avatars for all

You couldn't hold onto the ****ing lead could you :(
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 20:45
Replies: 148
Views: 3,337
Posted By Ebany
Re: itt custom avatars for all

Something to do with Supermarket Sweep! Something Gay no doubt! Lighthearted, fancy free, mothers lock up your daughters, Dale Winton's on the town!
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 20:43
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 20:34
Replies: 27
Views: 537
Posted By Ebany
Re: acro for mod

It was fun for a week now?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 20:23
Replies: 27
Views: 537
Posted By Ebany
Re: acro for mod

More like FyAG am I write
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 20:08
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 19:33
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By Ebany
Re: Friday Night / Weekend Plans?

Watching The Mysterious Cities of Gold
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2004, 19:30
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2004, 17:53
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By Ebany
Re: Short Term Income...

Send a clip to Youve Been Framed.

I really need to find better Saturnay night activities.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2004, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Greatest Media Player Ever?

I have it kicking about somewhere. I found it was very good for testing downloads early on in kazaa, to avoid the annoyance of downloading something for a day only to find its not the film it claimed...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2004, 09:24
Replies: 259
Views: 3,798
Posted By Ebany
Re: The proposed law

On the housing benefit form I was filling in recently, it repeatedly said that it did NOT cover motgage payments, only rent. They seem to think if you own a house and are that badly off you should...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2004, 18:56
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By Ebany
Re: What Can I Legally Do?

You can drive a crane.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2004, 18:49
Replies: 52
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ebany
Re: ITT, Hitler isn't real

I was talking to a girl at work today and she told me she was part of a test group when she was at school and was never taught ANY history from before the second world war, which I thought was a bit...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2004, 18:39
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Ebany
Re: Room 101

I am another woman and I am not interested in that either.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2004, 19:45
Replies: 59
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ebany
Re: Does anyone live in kent (uk)?

The London Borough of Bromley (http://www.bromley.gov.uk/portal/homepage.jsp?g11n.enc=ISO-8859-1) official website seems pretty sure which it is. I think it used to be part of Kent, and the rich...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2004, 15:11
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Ebany
Re: here kitty

ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2004, 15:08
Replies: 31
Views: 581
Posted By Ebany
Re: Sunderland OUT of FA Cup Final

Yup, they are.

Well, at least this means he wont be bugging me for a trip to cardiff :)
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2004, 13:49
Replies: 31
Views: 581
Posted By Ebany
Re: Sunderland OUT of FA Cup Final

I'm assuming that was Grimbles point.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2004, 13:35
Replies: 31
Views: 581
Posted By Ebany
Re: Sunderland OUT of FA Cup Final

Indeed, given by the time he sees this he will know one way or the other, it really wont make much difference.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2004, 09:17
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Ebany
Re: Teeth.

Ive had a lot of teeth removed (I had too many to fit in my mouth apparently so they had to take several out before I got my brace :() and the only part that hurts is the injections beforehand to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2004, 15:18
Replies: 259
Views: 3,798
Posted By Ebany
Re: The proposed law

With all this argument about whether a pub is public or not, has anyone considered that 'pub' is actually short for 'public house'?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2004, 15:17
Replies: 259
Views: 3,798
Posted By Ebany
Re: The proposed law

Given that in Manchester the ticket prices can vary hugely on the busiest routes (from 50p to over £1 for the same damn trip) it is very common there for people to choose which bus company (although...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2004, 15:05
Replies: 59
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ebany
Re: Does anyone live in kent (uk)?

Having tried both, I prefer it up here arounf Durham. When I lived in Kent...well, it was great as long as a big field was enough to keep me occupied all day, but as soon as I wanted stuff to do it...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Apr 2004, 07:35
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By Ebany
Re: So its April Fools

This one wasnt exactly hard to spot.

http://www.google.com/jobs/lunar_job.html
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2004, 17:25
Replies: 48
Views: 859
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Football] Your favorite to win the UEFA EURO 2004?

Yeah, it's not like Mutu or Crespo could ever play well in Serie A.



John Terry is the best defender in the UK. (Yes, Deffeh, even better than Balde)

Ferdinand, on the other hand, hasn't...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2004, 17:06
Replies: 259
Views: 3,798
Posted By Ebany
Re: The proposed law

See: Voltaire

[edit]

MrL.

And, to prove it's me:

Poom/Wright/Breen/Cooper/McCartney/Piper/Whitley/Thornton/Arca/Smith/Kyle
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2004, 19:19
Replies: 27
Views: 592
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2004, 08:30
Replies: 102
Views: 1,890
Posted By Ebany
Re: Games we own, but don't give enough love to

I had head over heels on the speccy. It was a huge game, I think we only ever got off the first planet once or something. Given there wes then another 6 planets or something to go and complete, and...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2004, 17:57
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Ebany
Re: Good websites to find jobs

One of the best ones is www.reed.co.uk . While it is an agency, they allow anyone to advertise their jobs there, so it has a huge number of jobs, and there is good information and a quick online...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 22:23
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Ebany
Re: Christ On A Bike !

Damn you. Now I have that Mr Blobby song going round my head.

HELP MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 20:45
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Football] How much are YOU worth to your team?

aah, but i bet you would rather go to the pub with kylie. I am at a basic disadvantage on that question as they dont provide an alternative, sexy male for me to choose. I cant say I have any...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 20:03
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Football] How much are YOU worth to your team?

The somehow managed to get me worth £22,510. I didnt think I'd even be worth that much.

They lacked a 'dont care' option for a few of the questions.

I had a few problems with the ones that...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 18:50
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Ebany
Re: And hence the liberals said, "Let the children have porn and be self-gratified"

I dont see why it will make a great deal of difference one way or another really. Its not like the kids that wanted to havent been getting their grubby little mitts on porn since the age of 12...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 18:42
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

There are jobs doing this, someone has to respond to these texts, and it might as well be me. Generally the pay is worked out a lot more specifically though. When I did the phone work I was paid for...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 18:29
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

Scats just not my thing, baby.

And boring fantasies are just the kind of thingsa that don't turn me on. I'm sure they do it for the person concerned, but they dont for me. For example, I'd find a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 15:04
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

Well, it didnt say I have to have broadband, but she asked if I do. They may be OK with people on dialup, but prefer those on broadband. I will see if I get to find out.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 14:34
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

Generally its cause it all works through your internet (you dont sit there with a mobile typing in replies to people - god knows I wouldn't do it if that were the case, I'm the slowest texter in the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 11:22
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Ebany
Re: O2 Online: I need to kill somebody

I worked for O2 online(via an external company - sales :() and I would really advise against using them. If you manage to get your phone you are past the first hurdle (this can be a difficult task in...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 20:11
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By Ebany
Re: .reg files, MS Email

Well I didnt know where you wanted to use it.

And you could have reset that one before I got home from work and I wouldnt have minded at all. Poor thing could probably use a reset. Its been on for...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 20:02
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By Ebany
Re: .reg files, MS Email

I dont know if that was for Outlook 2002 - but that option isnt there in my security tab.

Looks like they didnt want to make it easy for idiots to turn off (at least not without seriously fking up...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 19:54
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By Ebany
Re: .reg files, MS Email

I like outlook. But anyway...

after investigation I found out how (I have a suspicion I now have a security hole in my computer...) and had yo tweak my registry settings and reset to be able to...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 19:29
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

What in the world gives you the impression that either sex would actually be telling their actual thoughts and fantasies. To be good at any of this sort of thing you have to pick up what THEIR...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 08:20
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

As and when I get more info I will pass it on.

And given Mark spends all his time online, and this pays better than the job he does at the moment, then depending on the set up he can do it while...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2004, 20:20
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ebany
Re: Would you take this job?

Well I've gone for it too. No idea about the bonuses, although I'd guess they are to do with keeping someone 'chatting' for a certain number of texts or something similar. Given its an area of work I...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2004, 15:01
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Ebany
Re: im so bored

Are you trying to claim thats interesting?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2004, 14:50
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Ebany
Re: im so bored

You could come here, but I don't know if we will be doing anything interesting either. Although Mark says we need to drink that other bottle of port...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2004, 23:26
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ebany
Re: Having lies on your CV

If someone in Human Resources can't read that for exactly what it says they deserve to be lied to. What it does do is say that you have at least some ability with language.

And why is saying...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2004, 23:17
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ebany
Re: Having lies on your CV

Making it sound fancier is not lying.

'I was singlehandedly responsible for the preparation and distribution of newspapers and magazines to a daily deadline' sounds a lot better than 'I did a...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2004, 23:10
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ebany
Re: Having lies on your CV

There is a big difference between 'embellishing the truth' ie making what you did at your last job sound a lot fancier than it was (which is pretty much expected these days on CV's, hell, its done in...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2004, 08:27
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By Ebany
Re: Friends, romans, countrymen! lend me your ears...

Well if you dont fancy anything simple then take a browse through http://cake.allrecipes.com/ and pick one you like the look of.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2004, 21:37
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By Ebany
Re: Friends, romans, countrymen! lend me your ears...

If you add all of those they sold you a box with nothing in and a regular cake recipie on the back... There isnt all that much in cake really.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2004, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By Ebany
Re: Friends, romans, countrymen! lend me your ears...

A nice sponge cake is very easy, My mum did one where you just throw everything in a bowl and whisk it up with an electric whick and there you go. I cant remember the ratios of butter:sugar:flour...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2004, 20:54
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By Ebany
Re: mp3 players

I believe his point is the expense of the harddrive based players, as to get a reasonable amount of storage space puts the price up a lot. An MP3-CD player can store a large amount of music (I have...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2004, 20:27
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By Ebany
Re: Hypothetically Speaking

My friend works in a council tax office. If she comes online I will ask.

Shes told me that the council isnt half as good at hunting down non-payers as they would have us believe. From what I...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2004, 19:51
Replies: 46
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ebany
Re: Stupidity

Now you have cleared that up, yes, it was bloody stupid.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 20:19
Replies: 46
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ebany
Re: Stupidity

However, thinking about it further, you mentioned it was a lamp, by this do you mean it was the type just plugged into a wall with its own switch, not the main light for the room? If it was just a...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 20:17
Replies: 46
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ebany
Re: Stupidity

I've often changed bulbs when the power is on (in caseswhere there are multiple switches for a single light so you cant tell if its on or not) and they certainly dont get too hot to touch in the time...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 19:00
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

Oh for gods sake the pair of you just quit arguing. PCs are good for playing some things, and you can get a prefectly good one for cheap if you know where to look and how to build your own rather...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 18:26
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

Anyway boys, stop bickering over PC's vs PS2's as thats not at all what skiddy was wondering about and you have totally buried me telling him to buy me a pressie in amonget your arguing.

Play...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 17:28
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

My shiny computer :D
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 16:30
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

Get both, and get me a PS1 while youre at it :D
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 15:51
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

It hums a bit, but its hardly loud enough to be an issue. And we got a wireless mouse which is good enough for a rempte control. We could get a proper remote control (I've seen one on the net...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2004, 15:48
Replies: 77
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ebany
Re: xBox or PS2

We have a computer to do that. It was spare...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2004, 17:48
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

He isnt arguing over which is more complex, and hasnt been throughout this whole thing (aside from occasional very brief comments) He is mostly arguing over your assertion that maths is finite. How...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2004, 16:26
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Ebany
Re: ebay crap again

Given they arent selling his 'personal services' I dont see how it could be considered prostitution, plus, as they have pointed out, they have had to add small print at the bottom saying that they...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 23:49
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

And who says all of physics is 100% totally correct for everything in the universe? I certainly doubt physicists would. Plus the sides of maths that may have yet to be discovered may have no impact...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 23:43
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

By some of the most truly appalling and obvious spelling and grammatical errors I've seen in some time. And I'm really not one who is generally bothered by such things. The sheer quantity of errors...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 23:40
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

Plus I would say your repeated statements that Maths is finite is impossible to prove. Many times people have felt we have found the answer to many things in science only to find later under further...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 23:33
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

Well given Qdeathstar seems to be determinedly developing a new language all of his own, in his case language is clearly more complex.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 22:45
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

You could stick your head out. That might make it more pleasant for you...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 21:33
Replies: 157
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ebany
Re: Complexity

I'm sure chicken kiev (JUST chicken Kiev) doesnt make a balanced meal.

Even with the guinness.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2004, 20:59
Replies: 38
Views: 564
Posted By Ebany
Re: [Shock Deffeh thread] Something that restores my faith in humanity and warms my heart

Why is it something that isnt easy for him to do though? Sure, maybe the first few times he had to either ask someone to lead him/direct him/wander round for hours following his nose to the booze,...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2004, 20:10
Replies: 67
Views: 1,644
Posted By Ebany
Re: The worst ****ing t-shirts in ****ing history

I dont drink your guinness because its vile. I might have done a couple of years back before my taste-buds rebelled, but these days I stick to nice drinks.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2004, 20:01
Replies: 67
Views: 1,644
Posted By Ebany
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2004, 19:59
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Ebany
Re: What do you make of this?

I got one of those too.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2004, 19:50
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Ebany
Re: Manchester, Tomorrow

Tib street is good :D I got some really good videos there once.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2004, 08:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By Ebany
Re: I love my new broadband connection

I'm told my test wont be accurate cause I'm in the UK :(

Apparently mine is faster than the average ADSL user in the UK, so I guess thats good.

(Edit) According to a UK one I googled for, my...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2004, 19:38
Replies: 47
Views: 931
Posted By Ebany
Re: Well hows was your valentines day?

I had to go to work :(

I was amused to see a guy walking out of town at just past 8 looking sheepish with a bag from clintons cards though.

It was nice when I got home from work. I got...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2004, 19:20
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Ebany
Re: Credit Card Question

I would suggest going to the trouble of reading the terms and conditions that would have come with the card. On the assumption that you probably threw them out or cant find them, they are also...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2004, 23:26
Replies: 77
Views: 1,116
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Chronicles Continue

By the sound of it, yes, she does like you. And I can understand her not wanting to say yes when you ask her out while utterly wasted cause it would be extremely awkward if you wake up in the morning...
Forum: Clownshoe Corner 14 Feb 2004, 23:26
Replies: 80
Views: 27,933
Posted By Ebany
Re: The Chronicles Continue

By the sound of it, yes, she does like you. And I can understand her not wanting to say yes when you ask her out while utterly wasted cause it would be extremely awkward if you wake up in the morning...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2004, 20:27
Replies: 27
Views: 692
Posted By Ebany
Re: He lived n a house, a very big house

Its a bit of man met. No idea which bit. Crappy uni as it is.
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