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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jun 2014, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By ChubbyChecker
A Total Loss of My Roids - And other PA related songs

It's been many years since I've played this game. I did pretty well in Round 13 and if memory serves I quit halfway through Round 14, never to return, or at least that's what I thought...

Anyway,...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Oct 2009, 18:02
Replies: 19
Views: 3,682
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Favorite "song"

Just thought of another good one: The Song Remains The Same by Led Zeppelin. Not their best song by any means though.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Oct 2009, 10:37
Replies: 19
Views: 3,682
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Favorite "song"

I can't really think of many off the top of my head but Your Song by Elton John is pretty good.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2009, 14:53
Replies: 22
Views: 3,685
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Would you rather shoot or shag Katie Price

I reckon I'd get into less trouble if I shagged her so I'll go with that. Even if I raped her I hear she's not the type who'd go to the police. ha! ha!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2009, 14:50
Replies: 49
Views: 6,242
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What book are you reading now?

I've just finished Winter: A Berlin Family, 1899 - 1945 by Len Deighton.
It doesn't really go in depth into the history as the book mainly concentrates on the (mostly personal) lives of the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2008, 05:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ally McBeal

I used to watch Ally Mcbeal back when they first showed it on Channel 4. At some point though (after the first or second season I think) it stopped being a comedy show and become a soap opera. I was...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2008, 20:27
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Tooth trouble

A couple of weeks ago I noticed that the filling in one of my teeth is going black. Of course the first thing I did when realising this was go on the internet to find out what it means. My Google...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2008, 19:25
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

There was only two of us in the office this week, me and the shit one. It was a struggle but I managed to keep my head in a "I'm leaving soon anyway so I don't really care if things fall to pieces"...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2008, 20:47
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

Wanting to leave on good terms and bending over so they can shaft me any which way they like are two very different things. I don't know if you know this but not all companies are run by pixies and...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2008, 10:42
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

I dunno, that's just the way he described it to me. I guess that's also why he didn't realise he was going to lose his bonus until it was too late. Maybe they do it so that you don't earn your bonus...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2008, 03:57
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

I spoke to my mate today. His last working day was today (Saturday). He's not travelling with me, he's just quitting his job. He told his boss two months ago that he would be leaving his job in two...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2008, 12:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Theft

A mate of mine lives in Lancashire, I live in Buckinghamshire. Whenever he used to come down he got the train and never bought a ticket. He actually moaned that when he went through London he had to...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2008, 20:02
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

Listen here grandpa, we're in the 21st century now. Employees are no longer a valuable asset, they are a disposable commodity, to be used and discarded as and when required. Once you're in the door...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jun 2008, 11:06
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

No worries dude, I am familiar with your posting style :)



That's probably good advice. Especially now that I'm going to be spending the next year surrounded by poor people who would like...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2008, 21:41
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

I personally think I have done the right thing up til now. I will try to explain myself further than I have done even if it's only for my benefit:

My main concern when creating this thread was...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2008, 20:57
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

Thank you very much for your input Mr "I could have said this two months ago but I was too busy arguing with wakey to bother". As for why I told them before I needed to, I've mentioned my reasons in...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2008, 20:19
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

Not yet. The issue is that they want me to hand my resignation in now stating that my last day will be the 1st of August (or possibly the 5th of August, I haven't decided yet). My contract states...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2008, 20:43
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

I figured that now's as good a time as any to revisit this thread. First I shall reintroduce the cast (see post 1 for clarification) :

The tortoise: A little bit older, not a lot wiser. He means...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 19:31
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

The countries I will be going to are, in order:

Ecuador
Peru
Bolivia
Paraguay
Brazil
Argentina
Possibly Uruguay
Chile
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 21:35
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

My primary objective is to not get sacked so that I have as much money as possible by the time I quit.
My secondary objective is to get a good reference.
My tertiary objective is to have a job...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Apr 2008, 22:50
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Work place dilemma

Like I said I work in the food industry. I don't really want to go into more detail about what type of company it is (I don't want to "do a horn" after all). I work in the Purchasing department,...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 23:12
Replies: 78
Views: 4,766
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Work place dilemma

Right, I have a little situation and I'm not sure what to do about it. First of all, let's introduce the characters in my little soap opera, in order of appearance:

The grizzled veteran: This girl...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 19:46
Replies: 95
Views: 2,583
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Lib Dems

Long John Silver
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2008, 16:06
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I Have A Dream...

I can see it now, galloping along the beach front; horn with an open shirt and his long blonde hair flowing in the wind.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2008, 22:38
Replies: 54
Views: 2,566
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What is a Liberal?

I used to frequent a forum that was made up mostly of Americans. Whenever a slightly political discussion came up the Americans would start calling people liberals as if it was an insult. I always...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2008, 15:07
Replies: 47
Views: 1,454
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A question about morality

It's wrong to kill people. However abortion doesn't necessarily kill people. Abortions in this country are done pretty early (first trimester is it? I can't remember), the logic being that the embryo...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 22:52
Replies: 89
Views: 3,915
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Best rep thread ever

I was surprised by the originator of a couple of reps, both positive and negative. I haven't had any rep from Yahwe though.

I personally think no good will come of us knowing who's repping us but...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2007, 19:12
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Travelling

The only real reason I wanted to go to San Diego was to see the zoo. I wasn't planning to spend much time there. There don't seem to be any real attractions. Though a couple of days looking around...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Nov 2007, 20:55
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Travelling

A mate of mine is going to go travelling next year, starting sometime in April. Here's where he's going and how long he's planning to stay in each place (in order) :

India (4-6 weeks)
Thailand...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2007, 20:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Robert Jordan

I've only read the first 7 books. Is it worth reading the rest?

And oh yeah, shame he's dead. The illness he had was pretty damned serious though so it's no surprise.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 18:39
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: top 5 tv shows of the 1990s

I like your list ASG, especially X Files. I stopped watching it after season 5 but the first three seasons or so were great. I'll probably watch them again soon, see if they're as good as I...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2007, 12:23
Replies: 73
Views: 2,339
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

I saw Transformers last weekend.

The main reason to see it is to see the robots you remember from your childhood come to life in amazing CGI. Other than that the film doesn't really have any...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 13:29
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Fallout 3

If you've been following the development of Fallout 3 then you'll know that information has slowly been trickling out about it over the last few months. First we had the news that Bethesda have...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2007, 14:08
Replies: 51
Views: 1,844
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A moral question

There`s a lot of people in this world. Seeing as thousands of people die every day, even if I spent all my savings it would still be a drop in the ocean. Therefore I wouldn`t spend any money on it.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 17:39
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Dune

I thought the first book was very good (of course).

I read the second book and thought it was pretty rubbish. From what I hear each book gets progressively worse so I didn`t bother reading any of...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 19:14
Replies: 55
Views: 1,879
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Smoking Ban

This isn`t going to encourage me to quit. It`ll Just be an inconvenience having to go outside when I do decide to have a cigarette. Far less of an inconvenience than giving up would be.

I`m in...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 14:41
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Dealing with Young People

Seeing as you are a lot older and have a lot more experience than them I assume that they will expect you to know what you`re talking about. So on the plus side they`ll listen to you and probably do...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2007, 08:42
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Lancaster University Library

I take it you go to Lancaster University. Which college? Which subject? I was a Grizedalean back in the late nineties / early nouties.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 19:41
Replies: 32
Views: 815
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: 24 *spoilers*

Season 1 was good because it was novel and it brought something new to our TV screens.

Season 2 was shit because it was basically a rehash of season 1 without even having the decency to try and...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2007, 21:54
Replies: 77
Views: 2,227
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: That Feeling.

You're looking pretty ripped SS, I'm impressed.

I've actually been hitting the gym pretty hard myself lately. Maybe when I'm as buff as you we can get together and wrestle? Naked of course.
...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2007, 18:39
Replies: 50
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Vitamin Tablets and their ilk.

I take a multivitamin and multimineral tablet every day. I've been doing it on and off for about 7 years now.

When I stop taking the pills I actually feel physically worse. Not hugely, but...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2007, 22:16
Replies: 227
Views: 6,642
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: bad rep/good rep.. what s the points and why no comments when issued?

Just because the United States didn't ratify the Kyoto Treaty doesn't mean it hasn't had any influence on the country. A number of US states have introduced targets on reducing carbon emissions which...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2007, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Console War

Look what I found:

http://nexgenwars.com/

Now we can see at a glance how well each console is doing. Super!

I have no idea how accurate those figures are by the way.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2007, 10:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,144
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: First Person shooters with a decent storyline.

That's exactly what I was going to suggest!

The people I know that don't like Mafia tend to dislike it because you spend a lot of time driving around at no faster than 40mph. If you do go faster...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 21:50
Replies: 131
Views: 4,539
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

Serenity was a good film. Problem was it was only really good if you had seen the series and already knew the characters, seeing as there was little to no character development in the film itself....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Apr 2007, 17:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Been vaguely inactive (Unoffical TGV announcment)

If there's going to be a Planetarion Wedding then at the very least we should be shown the pics! :mad:
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2007, 12:46
Replies: 67
Views: 2,091
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Who wants to live forever?

I don't think overpopulation will be a major problem, at least not in the long term. Birth rates are already falling all over the world and this trend should continue into the future. Also it...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2007, 21:05
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Console War

Yes, this is true. It still doesn't change the fact that some time soon you're going to have to upgrade your CPU, motherboard and RAM just to be able to play the latest games though. The Playstation...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2007, 20:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Console War

Buy a $600 PC today and it will play some games. It will have no chance to play games that are released in 3 years time though. On the other hand spend $600 on a PS3 today and it will be able to play...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2007, 18:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Console War

Spending hundreds of dollars on what? Are you saying that console gaming is more expensive than PC gaming? Cos if you are then you are wrong!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2007, 16:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By ChubbyChecker
The Console War

Seeing as the PS3 has been released in Europe I figured that now's a good a time as any to see what your thoughts on the different consoles are. Here's mine just to start us off:

The Xbox 360
...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2007, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Apprentice 2007

The fact that both the previous winners have quit their job kind of makes me think that Alan Sugar might not be such a great boss to have.

So far I've watched the first season of the American...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2007, 12:30
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Drugs, lies and deceit

I await your further contribution with baited breath!



I hear it's not gay if you (pretend you) don't enjoy it.



If you didn't tell anyone at all then the guilt would eventually consume...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2007, 16:44
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Drugs, lies and deceit

This story has it all, everything that's in the thread title anyway.

Our tale is set in February 2000. It was a simpler time back then. Some people actually still liked Tony Blair, the Millenium...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2007, 23:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Gf Poll

So I guess that means that roadrunner loses.

Good game guys, good game.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2007, 23:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Tuition Fees

My point is that a 2:2 from a good University is worth more than a 2:1 from a crap University, yet employers don't take this into account in their recruitment process. Sure, the specifics of what you...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2007, 22:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Tuition Fees

The real problem with the British University system is twofold:

1) Employers don't differentiate between real courses and mickey mouse courses. I heard on the radio recently that of the top 5...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2007, 18:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Tuition Fees

Should education be free? Well, yes, that would be nice. Unfortunately though we live in a world where lecturers and tutors expect to get paid and facilities don't build themselves. So somebody has...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2007, 20:45
Replies: 24
Views: 963
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Roadtrip through California

You might be thinking of this thread:

http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=193257
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2007, 21:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Conservatives, New Danger

What this Mercer bloke said isn't particularly bad. Basically he said that teasing occurs in the army and it's not a race issue or a gender issue, it's just the way it is. Nothing wrong with that....
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2007, 20:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Conservatives, New Danger

Being in the army isn't like working in an office. In the army you partake in rigorous physical exercises which in itself makes the whole experience more intense. In such an environment then some...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2007, 16:36
Replies: 47
Views: 1,621
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Incest is best?

According to the article I quoted when siblings have a kid together there is a 50% chance that the kid will be disabled. This sounds very high to me and it's quite right that the law forbids it. Even...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2007, 20:58
Replies: 47
Views: 1,621
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Incest is best?

Looks like a brother and sister in Germany have decided to take their relationship to a new level:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/6424937.stm

In light of this do you think that laws...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2007, 21:56
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Catch-22 UK style

It's like in Schindler's List when Ben Kingsley doesn't have his papers on him so the Nazi's stick him on a train to a concentration camp and so Liam Neeson has to come and save the day and get him...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2007, 21:53
Replies: 57
Views: 1,864
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: English Fatty

Did you know that Scotland has a higher number of deaths due to heart disease than any other country in the world?

Well, now you know!

It's due to their crap diet by the way.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Mar 2007, 18:47
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: 'Accept incoming jgp'

I agree. I think it was a mistake when they made it possible for alliance mates to jgp you regardless of your distorter level.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2007, 20:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,660
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: How's your general knowledge?

Congratulation! guest
You have completed the contest
Your Score is : 1556
Total time taken : 525 seconds

Is it my imagination or are 90% of the answers "A"?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Feb 2007, 10:52
Replies: 52
Views: 2,295
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Freebies worth playing?!

I suppose the trick is to make paid accounts a strong enough incentive for the serious players (eg having to upgrade to join a buddy pack) while at the same time giving the not so serious players an...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2007, 20:53
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: why cant they bury him already :(

He's dead anyway, I don't think he particularly cares when he's buried.

EDIT: The article you've linked is dated January the 17th. Got anything more recent?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Feb 2007, 15:32
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Timezones

I don't particularly like the original idea but one thing I've thought of as a result of it is maybe factor time zones into the shuffle.

What I mean is when you sign up a planet you are asked what...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 9 Feb 2007, 13:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,965
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: TGV recruitment in round 20

News just in:

Ex TGV HC admits to allowing current TGV members to farm his planet. When asked to comment Mr Avenged said "If I could go back and do it all again I wouldn't change a thing".
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2007, 13:31
Replies: 22
Views: 856
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: While You Were Away

No, not this guy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Stern

Howard K Stern is an attorney:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_K._Stern
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2007, 13:09
Replies: 22
Views: 856
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: While You Were Away

From this article:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/6344725.stm





So it turns out she won the old man's money (news to me) and she was married when she died (also news to me) so...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Feb 2007, 12:51
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ways to attract new players?

Hi Villeh, I think I shared a galaxy with you in Round 13 (my IRC nick is Predator). You were in Angels at the time and told me you were going to get me in then promptly dissapeared off the face of...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2007, 21:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,566
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Quiting smoking

The problem with cigarettes is that once a smoker always a smoker. I know people who've quit for 15 years and then suddenly started smoking 10 a day again. I also know people who quit 10 years ago...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2007, 10:46
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: GD Bloodbowl League

Have you played the PC game Chaos League? That's pretty much a rip off of Blood Bowl. I've even heard that Games Workshop have given the developers the license to develop an actual Blood Bowl PC...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 19:13
Replies: 91
Views: 2,125
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: cover versions

Speaking of covers the Sugababes and Girls Aloud are soon to be releasing a cover of Walk This Way by Aerosmith and Run DMC.

Yes, it is a shit cover.

They're doing it for Comic Relief though so...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 19:03
Replies: 86
Views: 1,967
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Environment

mmm.... soapy coffee, yummy!

And pig, I find your willingness to walk to work very noble. However, I can't help but think your environmentally friendly transport policy might have something to do...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2007, 16:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: UFO:Enemy Unknown aka X-COM Defence

Some people say that Terror From the Deep is the same as Enemy Unkown but I didn't find that at all. Terror From the Deep is just plain shit by comparison.

So in short, play Enemy Unkown!
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2007, 13:17
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: UFO:Enemy Unknown aka X-COM Defence

I've played the first in the new series (Aftermath was it? I can't find my copy, I think I lost it / threw it away). It's not a terrible game. The gameplay is ok, not as good as Enemy Unknown, but...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 23:21
Replies: 177
Views: 7,481
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Official Prehistoric Monkeys Announcement

I would think that the HC's would shoulder more of the blame than a regular officer or a member.



I have been in an alliance with ChronoX and Dexter. Like I said though the Dexter I know might...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 20:56
Replies: 177
Views: 7,481
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Official Prehistoric Monkeys Announcement

mmmmm.... let's see..

Kitty: Admitedly I've never been in an alliance with her but wasn't she HC in Subh when they ever so disgracefully crashed and burned?

Dexter: I might be thinking of a...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 20:31
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Predicting the future of international politics: China

Oh, well, erm, that makes sense. I initially thought it might have something to do with Lenin and Stalin's late night sessions together:

*Lenin and Stalin are in a darkened room together,...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 17:59
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Predicting the future of international politics: China

Why did these communists decide to have made up names instead of the names they were born with? Seems a bit geeky to me.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2007, 19:49
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: American Idol - Again

Even Simon Cowell is in it. :up:
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2006, 11:38
Replies: 34
Views: 955
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Saddam, Hitler, Stalin, Hirohito... all were needed.

A higher birth rate is only a short term solution. When this new generation gets old you'll need an even higher birth rate and so and so on and where does it all end???

A much better solution...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 15:22
Replies: 50
Views: 3,999
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Christmas Repeal

Then maybe the fine should be a percentage of your annual income. Like that guy in Finland who owned Nokia or something who ended up paying thousands of pounds for a speeding ticket because he's so...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 15:14
Replies: 50
Views: 3,999
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Christmas Repeal

I'd like to change the way the points system works in regards to speeding fines. I don't mind paying the fine, I just don't like the 12 points and you lose your driving license system.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2006, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2006, 11:23
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Why Jack Straw?

You're right, he wasn't insulting their religion, merely showing a complete lack of understanding of somebody else's culture. At best it showed him as ignorant.



If this is true then that just...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2006, 02:24
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Why Jack Straw?

In that case, damned if I know why they chose him. I guess he's just an idiot who likes putting his foot in it.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2006, 01:42
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Why Jack Straw?

Well, he's the Home Secretary isn't he? Seems like the obvious choice.

Also, I think the fact that he even brought it up was pretty damned distasteful. I mean, you don't mess with a man's (or...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2006, 23:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The story of the GD Meet (or 'count the gins')

Maybe she was wondering why you had the picture of a 12 year old on your camera.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 18:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Going to the USA next year

I have no idea where it is but I think Yosemite National Park is worth seeing.

Also, you say you want to see the Rocky mountains. Why? I'm sure they look pretty much the same as European mountains.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2006, 04:47
Replies: 72
Views: 2,313
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I've never been a tryer

So you made some shit posts and got neg repped for it. Oh the humanity!!!!!


And yes, there do seem to be fewer threads recently. Oh well :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Nov 2006, 02:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: So long, and thanks for all the fish

Bloody hell, I thought you left years ago.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2006, 11:21
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A Day In The Life Of Hillbillies - Funeral Edition

Something doesn't add up :confused:



I've never been to a funeral but from what I hear it's pretty common. Often the wake is even held in a pub.
That's the UK anyway, don't know what it's...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 9 Nov 2006, 15:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Flash

Well, depending on how it's set up it could be that only the administrator is able to install programs. Some work places are very anal about that sort of thing.

So my suggestion is find the guy...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 9 Nov 2006, 14:56
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Didn't get 100XP for defending

But fleets 1 and 2 were out, only the base fleet and fleet 3 were defending. So that should be 50 xp to each fleet.

It's a mystery! :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 8 Nov 2006, 20:56
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Nancy Pelosi

Is she the first ever female speaker of the house or something? :confused:

If so, who really gives a shit?


What does a speaker of the house do anyway?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2006, 19:24
Replies: 68
Views: 2,423
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

I feel your pain man!




Fate? Fate??!?!?!! It's coming dude, Bethesda are making it! Though I'd be very surprised if we saw anything about it before E3.


Also I'm waiting for Neverwinter...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Oct 2006, 05:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The need to bring in new players to PA

This has been discussed before. One argument against it was that you could refer people who were going to play anyway (people who play round after round) thereby getting free credits for nothing. One...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2006, 05:39
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Parent Teacher Meetings

When you have your next Parents Evening you should introduce yourself by saying "Hi I'm Mr Rattle, people call me "The Rattle Snake"". That'll get the ladies going.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2006, 03:33
Replies: 55
Views: 2,952
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: World of Warcraft Southpark episode

I thought it was pretty shit, probably the worst episode of the season so far.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2006, 05:56
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Boris Johnson and the Tory Party

Descends? I think you mean transcends!
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2006, 05:33
Replies: 52
Views: 2,451
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A Gym / Muscle Question

People tell me that rowing machines are supposed to exercise your legs more than your arms but it doesn't work that way for me. My arms always ache after ten minutes and my legs feel like they...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2006, 05:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,511
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Age of Empires vs Civilisation

I used to limit it to just the Enlightenment Age when I first started playing it. Then I realised I didn't need to do this. Instead I'd start my attack in the Enlightenment Age, then by the time the...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2006, 05:37
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Boris Johnson and the Tory Party

"I spent a lot of money on crisps, ice cream and beans. The rest I just squandered."

- dda.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2006, 05:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,511
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Age of Empires vs Civilisation

I suppose you could play Age of Empires 3.

I suppose you could also play Civilisation 4.

But what you should really do is play something in between, ie Rise of Nations. It rocks :up:

Don't...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 06:50
Replies: 48
Views: 2,911
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HC Hand-over

Welcome back smelly belly :up:


-Predator.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 06:04
Replies: 52
Views: 2,451
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A Gym / Muscle Question

I usually do ten minutes on the bike (legs) and ten minutes on the rowing machine (arms) to warm up. As a result I never injure myself :up:
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 05:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Alpha Male Confrontation

heh, yeah, I can relate to a lot of what happens in that book.

To be honest I was such a prick during my time in hospital I'm surprised they didn't give me a lobotomy :o
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2006, 06:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Alpha Male Confrontation

If you insist...

Basically one night I wasn't feeling too good. I was in my room thinking my internal organs were going to come flying out of my mouth or some such when I heard some raised voices...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2006, 06:31
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The Alpha Male Confrontation

I can sort of relate to these sorts of mind games. When I spent time in a psychiatric ward we had pecking orders and little personal wars too.

When I was first admitted to hospital I was a tad...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2006, 05:39
Replies: 80
Views: 2,913
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: How women dont endear themselves to us men

So I've heard. Load of bollocks though. When I was shit at golf I thought it was the worst thing ever. Then I started getting good at it and gave it up cos I got bored. After all, why ruin a...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2006, 07:36
Replies: 87
Views: 2,330
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A question for economists...

Or they'll have you arrested for defacing the Queen's image (maybe).


EDIT: Oh, and to answer the original question, as other people have said it would cause deflation due to the fact that the...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2006, 21:08
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Chat-Up Lines

Just had a look at his website. Some of the stuff that happens to him is hilarious :D
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2006, 00:28
Replies: 111
Views: 4,706
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Aug 2006, 10:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: InSomnia Topic

I wonder how long it'll last this time.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 09:55
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Jury Duty

I'd love to be on a jury. Especially if all the other jurors thought he was guilty but I decided to say he was innocent so that we'd be sequestered in luxury accomodation for a while. "I think he...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2006, 23:18
Replies: 41
Views: 1,249
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: KoeN for sexiest Netgamers person

It's not feint, it's faint. The praise is weak, not fake. ie to say that Theamion is the sexiest Netgamer is weak praise.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2006, 19:23
Replies: 93
Views: 3,367
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Aug 2006, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Splitting the universe

I still think that putting new players in galaxies with experienced players is the way to go. Things aren't working great in that regard atm but I think the best way to fix that is to tweak the exile...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 12:58
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Tips for curing hang-overs?

I find drinking lots of water to be the best cure.

Although on an episode of Brainiac they tested lots of different methods and they found that the best cure was drinking a couple pints of lager.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Jul 2006, 13:15
Replies: 52
Views: 2,487
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Brainstorming - what should Planetarion be?

This is a good idea but I'd like to see something more ambitious, adding more strategy to the meta game itself, not just planet management. At the moment the game is all about having the planet with...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Jul 2006, 12:54
Replies: 66
Views: 3,023
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Races

Of course we could reduce the number but I don't think that's a good idea. The way it works now it means that people who accumulate a lot of roids have to invest a lot of time into HCT research,...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2006, 19:05
Replies: 83
Views: 2,249
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Is Wales a Country?

If the United Kingdom is a country then Wales can't be a country too. It just does not make sense!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Jul 2006, 15:34
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Free account time limit

People with free accounts do contribute to PA, anything that increases the number of planets in the Universe is good. Also some people with free accounts still use IRC. Some of the best banter I've...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2006, 19:12
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: One Man 80 Wives

Yeah, it's a new one. The new episodes aren't particularly good either, what with all the "wacky" storylines. The old episodes at least have a retro 90's feel to them.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2006, 17:55
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: One Man 80 Wives

That 80 wives thing reminds me of that Simpsons episode where Abe Simpson goes to visit his long lost brother on a tropical island. To misquote:

Abe: This is paradise.
Abe's brother: Yes, and I...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 17:50
Replies: 94
Views: 5,279
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2006, 20:58
Replies: 94
Views: 5,279
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Favourite Quote from a movie

One of my favourite movies when it comes to quotability is The Untouchables. e.g. "He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue."

"Hey mister, you forgot you...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Suggest me cocktails if you want

I've been to a website where you type in all the ingredients you have and it tells you what cocktails you can make. Can't remember the url though.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 12:44
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A brief review of movies I have seen lately

Yeah, the shepherd's past was one of the more intriguing potential storylines in the series. Having it as the subject of the second movie would have been great, especially since they've pretty much...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 03:52
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 03:40
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A brief review of movies I have seen lately

Yeah well, having him as a James Bondesque figure for those particular scenes translates a lot easier onto the big screen than having him as some sort of overly polite upper class bumbling baffoon....
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 02:46
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Congratulations to Germany

One thing that's puzzled me this world cup is that tune they keep playing at the end of every match. What is it? The music sounds like Go West by The Pet Shop Boys but I can't for the life of me...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2006, 02:42
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A brief review of movies I have seen lately

He's always been very protective of his sister though. I think that if the captain had got her in trrouble in the series like he did in the film then the doctor still would have planted him one right...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jul 2006, 17:34
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A brief review of movies I have seen lately

I watched Serenity today. Old I know, but I didn't want to watch it before watching all the Firefly episodes. A good decision I think, because one of the main draws of the film was watching the...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jul 2006, 18:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,654
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Why I'm Grumpy

I bet he's got a bigger cock than you.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2006, 14:40
Replies: 40
Views: 840
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: World War I

The main problem I see with Germany winning WWI is what would happen to the Franco - German tensions that had been ongoing since German unification. I don't think Germany would have felt particularly...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2006, 21:46
Replies: 40
Views: 840
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: World War I

Did it change the way the world was? Did it have any positive effect on the countries directly / indirectly involved? Social change is a big one, I suppose military change could be taken into...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2006, 21:09
Replies: 40
Views: 840
Posted By ChubbyChecker
World War I

Having just watched a documentary about the battle of the Somme (not as futile as some would think it seems) it got me wondering about World War I in general.

World War I was supposed to be "the...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2006, 17:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: If WWII had been a online real time strategy game

Churchill always did have a way with words :up:
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 19:34
Replies: 37
Views: 1,363
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 19:14
Replies: 55
Views: 1,535
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: England / Portugal

I'm supporting Germany too now. Don't know why really. Maybe because I don't want to see no South American team (ie Brazil) win it on European soil.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 13:35
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Six Monthly Poster Activity Log

Oh dear, I'm out of the top 50. Must try harder.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2006, 11:18
Replies: 59
Views: 2,463
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Jewellery

I broke my watch the other day. Not only did the strap break, the little bit of plastic on the watch itself that holds the strap in place snapped off. I have to get a new one soon, I feel lost...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2006, 22:24
Replies: 101
Views: 1,708
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Football] Portugal vs Holland

The Portugese didn't impress me too much. I reckon we'll give them a good thrashing and get Scolari back for '02 and '04.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2006, 18:51
Replies: 66
Views: 558
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Football] England vs Ecuador

Germany - Argentina should be a good game. I'll be looking forward to that.

As for England's performance, we tend to struggle against mediocre teams. I think we'll give Portugal / Holland...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2006, 23:40
Replies: 30
Views: 516
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Cash-Stripped?

You must be pretty good at it if you're expecting to get a million quid in return.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2006, 22:50
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [football] a thought

America always does badly, they just did exceptionally well in 2002.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2006, 20:13
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Time to call in the sexual harrassment panda

Not everyone's as depraved as you are.


Anyway, to continue my daring tale, Tyrone was in today but Shaniqua wasn't. I spoke to Tyrone and he says that the agency did in fact speak to him and...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 19:36
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Time to call in the sexual harrassment panda

Work's pretty boring usually. Go in, do the work, go home. Hum drum stuff really. But today there was a little bit of drama to spice things up a bit.

There I was doing my work when Shaniqua and...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jun 2006, 22:31
Replies: 152
Views: 1,970
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The world in 50 years; Predictions?

War. War never changes...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2006, 19:45
Replies: 82
Views: 902
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [football] Eng V T&T

I only watched the second half (damned work) but I thought we played well. We just kept pushing them and pushing them and it was only a matter of time until we'd break them. Much better than some of...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2006, 19:21
Replies: 282
Views: 7,233
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

So it's agreed, it was idimmu.

I'll get my pitch fork and burning torch...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2006, 16:10
Replies: 282
Views: 7,233
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

I received this message at 21:49 last night. Now, I know it wasn't me that got locked out because I'm always signed in. So some fiendish rogue has been trying to log in to my account!

Anybody else...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 May 2006, 22:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Marv explains timezones

I live in Somalia, what time is it here?

:confused:
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 22:09
Replies: 131
Views: 1,623
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Big Brother

So it's Richard, Lea and Sezer up for eviction this week. No big surprise really, especially considering that Sezer and Imogen weren't allowed to vote.

Personally I think Richard is pretty safe,...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 14:07
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Anti-troll] OK. I`ve been thinking.

You on Atkins or something?

Carbs are your enemy!
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 15:19
Replies: 91
Views: 2,125
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: cover versions

A quick search tells me it might be Reel Big Fish.
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 15:02
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Anti-troll] OK. I`ve been thinking.

I don't understand the [Anti-troll] tag.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2006, 20:15
Replies: 91
Views: 2,125
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: cover versions

All the songs on Garage Inc. are covers. In fact pretty much all the songs on CD1 are worthy of mention, though you probably haven't heard the originals of most of them.

Speaking of Guns n Roses,...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2006, 15:07
Replies: 91
Views: 2,125
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: cover versions

I like Always On My Mind by The Petshop Boys.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 12:36
Replies: 35
Views: 993
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Worst news of my life ever

You should have had less sex with her.
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2006, 18:50
Replies: 131
Views: 1,623
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Big Brother

I liked it last night when Sezar got his big brotherhood cap. Looking at the faces of the existing members you could just see them thinking "Oh..... great :( ".

As for Shibang, I'm glad he's in...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2006, 16:20
Replies: 78
Views: 920
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A few things that are crap

Having cancer must be pretty crap.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2006, 20:40
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Decent Advert

Ronaldinho: Hey Cantona, what is the portugese for joga bonito?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 May 2006, 15:15
Replies: 90
Views: 1,811
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I want a Second Planet

I would add that they can't:

Be in the same alliance
Be in the same galaxy
Attack the same galaxy

If these restrictions were in place I wouldn't see a problem with it really.

Also make it...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2006, 22:30
Replies: 66
Views: 827
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: the da vinci code

The media attention is there because 50 million people have read the book.

As for the film it's been slated in all the reviews I've read. I'm still going to watch it though.
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2006, 23:07
Replies: 131
Views: 1,623
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Big Brother

The problem with normal people is that they tend to be very boring. Stick a bunch of wackos in there and at least we're garantueed some entertainment.
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2006, 22:32
Replies: 131
Views: 1,623
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Big Brother

Having watched the first episode tonight I have to say that it has potential. I'll probably give it a chance for the next couple of weeks, see how it goes.

My tip for first evictee is either Dawn...
Forum: General Discussions 17 May 2006, 20:32
Replies: 32
Views: 1,699
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Sooo, I am 40 today

I work with a 41 year old and she's a bit of a milf.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2006, 18:46
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: We often think...

It wasn't the primary reason for invading Iraq. Officially they (Bush and Blair) kept harping on about WMD's, that was the primary reason. Blair even went so far as to say he'd resign if no WMD's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2006, 21:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: lame action thb

To take you down of course
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2006, 21:32
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: a question or two

Dunno really
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2006, 17:16
Replies: 35
Ps3
Views: 426
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ps3

I wish I worked where you work. "Testing" games consoles all day and all night long.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 May 2006, 17:05
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Self-Exiling is driving me insane.

I think what we've had in previous rounds (maybe it was only last round, I forget) whereby people in buddy packs can't self exile or be exiled was good because it meant that all galaxies at least...
Forum: General Discussions 14 May 2006, 20:39
Replies: 47
Views: 1,146
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Your Nickname

I really can't remember what was going through my head when I picked my forum nick.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 May 2006, 11:42
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: question about defending XP

I've started doing that. Sacrificing 1 thief for the sake of 100 xp is a pretty good deal :D
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2006, 11:40
Replies: 54
Views: 869
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Sony E3 Conference Concludes

While what we've seen so far isn't too impressive I still think that Sony's legion of fans will still go out and buy this console in droves.
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 21:13
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I'm Off The UN Bandwagon

We could call it The League of Nations and not let the US join.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 May 2006, 13:37
Replies: 63
Views: 1,097
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Banshees are a joke ...

At least recluses only freeze banshees. When a Zik attacks a Terran the phoenixes die before they even fire.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 May 2006, 20:02
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Delay Production Cov Op

Sounds good to me. Building ships for incoming sucks anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2006, 11:41
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What games are you waiting for?

Fallout 3. Though the fact that Bethesda are making it doesn't bode too well.

Also Dragon Age. I haven't read much about it but considering it's being made by Bioware it'll probably be good. It's...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Apr 2006, 15:27
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Preventing XP for Defence removing the need for scans

As we know you get 5 xp per tick for defending a planet outside of your galaxy.

Now, if you only have 1 fleet out defending (which is often the case) you can tell when an attacker has recalled...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2006, 15:12
Replies: 73
Views: 894
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What games are you playing

At the moment I'm playing Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura.
Not quite as old as Day of the Tentacle, but it's close!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Apr 2006, 16:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Apr 2006, 16:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Donations

This thread doesn't have nearly enough bitching and whining in it.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2006, 16:16
Replies: 94
Views: 1,259
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: word up faggots

This makes it sound like your absence was from your own choosing. Surely not?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2006, 20:39
Replies: 20
Views: 358
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: hmmmmm :/

My parents got back from Egypt yesterday and they weren't blown up or anything.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2006, 20:37
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Finally they have done a sequel \o/

I like the name, Titanic: Two the Surface
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2006, 16:40
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Alliance

Good to see you're being discrete :up:
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2006, 09:50
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: scary movie 4

Scary Movie was good. 2 and 3 were shit.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2006, 21:00
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I stole this from SA ...

It makes him sound exactly like he appears in the movies.

So yes, a twat :D
Forum: General Discussions 1 Apr 2006, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By ChubbyChecker
World of Starcraft

All you World of Warcraft nutters out there might want to take a look at this:

http://www.gamespot.com/pc/rpg/worldofstarcraft/news.html?sid=6146918


Looks like it'll be a pretty decent game....
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2006, 21:16
Replies: 54
Views: 1,499
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [games] Oblivion, the sequel to Morrowind.

Now that they've got this silly little game out the way I hope they can ramp up production on Fallout 3 next :up:
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2006, 18:19
Replies: 22
Views: 319
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [uk] in the interestings of avoiding maternal wrath

I usually don't bother but I just found out that my sister got her a card so I'll have to do it too now to avoid being disowned.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2006, 23:37
Replies: 52
Views: 1,834
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I have no money

Get paid to do a medical trial.

I hear the risk of ending up in intensive care is pretty small.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Mar 2006, 15:07
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: alliance funds

If you do that the no. 1 planet will be decided by the alliance that chooses to give all their resources to their highest scoring member.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Mar 2006, 19:27
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: PDS Type Construction

I discussed the idea extensively in this thread:

http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=186959

As you can see the idea was declined.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 22:41
Replies: 27
Views: 461
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The time has come....

You look more normal than I expected.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 19:12
Replies: 41
Views: 1,112
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Very Sad Incident

I'm not saying he shouldn't have been banned but deleting all his posts was a bit excessive.

Now some threads don't make sense (not that they made much sense before).
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 13:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,490
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: awww, I remember, back in the day...

You can rekindle some of the old magic by choosing Retro v1 as your forum style. You can find it on the bottom left of the screen.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 21:56
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Balls Please ...

Well, the prize was a leg of ham.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 21:12
Replies: 82
Views: 3,393
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: How to dump your girlfriend in 3 easy steps (for pig!)

horn seems to have been giving off this desperately lonely and unloved vibe lately.



Do the chicks dig it?
Forum: Clownshoe Corner 9 Mar 2006, 21:12
Replies: 82
Views: 68,835
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: How to dump your girlfriend in 3 easy steps (for pig!)

horn seems to have been giving off this desperately lonely and unloved vibe lately.



Do the chicks dig it?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 20:55
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Youre Fired!

They're getting rid of the boy / girl teams next week which should make things more interesting.

Also Jo should have been kicked out yesterday.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 19:08
Replies: 173
Views: 1,832
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alcohol or Pot?

I've been through periods of heavy stonage and periods of heavy drinkage.
Getting stoned a lot just made me apathetic and unwilling to do anything, least of all socialising. Whereas getting pissed...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 19:08
Replies: 55
Views: 655
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Please indulge me on my 5000th post

Posting to agree with Nodrog.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 17:55
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: E by gum cheats ahoy

You goody two shoes!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 15:44
Replies: 458
Views: 6,887
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ascendancy - winners of Round 16?

Who's Emma Watson? And why don't the people that post on her forum make any sense?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 15:34
Replies: 458
Views: 6,887
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ascendancy - winners of Round 16?

I'd personally find it funnier if they won via merger. Each to their own though I suppose.



To win the round! \o/
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 15:29
Replies: 458
Views: 6,887
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ascendancy - winners of Round 16?

Well, they're both XP whoring you see. And Ascendancy have just about enough space left to merge with DLR you see. And DLR have very high average scores you see. And the merger would make an alliance...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 15:10
Replies: 458
Views: 6,887
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ascendancy - winners of Round 16?

I was just thinking that Ascendancy should merge with DLR. It'd be a match made in heaven!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Mar 2006, 19:48
Replies: 186
Views: 1,923
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Strategy for PA?

That's a good sign. Up til now alliances have been too dominant, to the detriment of the game.

Though to bring cluster alliances back I think something drastic will have to happen. Either hard...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Mar 2006, 18:18
Replies: 186
Views: 1,923
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: New Strategy for PA?

What I'd like to see is a continuation in the reduction of the alliance limit so that players are forced to look elsewhere for defence. ie cluster alliances. I think this would help the game greatly,...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2006, 17:48
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A game worth playing

I liked the beginning but the higher up levels of the game seem a bit silly. For example you've got a bunch of little lizards walking around in a city you've created. Who built the city? The lizards...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:52
Replies: 58
Views: 966
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Political Soapbox

I especially like these two:
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2006, 01:20
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Munich (the film) - no spoilers contained

I think it showed that both sides are pretty messed up. And while it didn't provide a solution it showed that what's been going on over the last few decades clearly isn't getting either side anywhere.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 01:05
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: temp jobs

A good idea would be to find out where all the temp agencies in Cardiff are (the Yellow Pages would be good for this) and give them all your CV.

If you're lucky one of them might offer you some...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2006, 00:46
Replies: 35
Views: 800
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: my job made me lose the will to live today

Did you make a joke about dead babies that nobody laughed at?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 01:46
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: the aristocrats

I saw The Aristocats many many years ago. Any resemblance?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 00:39
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I know this is old

I thought Gangs of New York sucked, switched it off half way through. Maybe it gets better later.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 16:36
Replies: 36
Views: 1,120
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What should I watch?

I think Munich was quite good at showing both sides of the conflict. I still didn't like it that much though. Too long and drawn out.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 03:43
Replies: 36
Views: 765
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Fuss about Danish Drawings

I wasn't saying it's not possible, just that it has its ugly side; much like a Middle Eastern style democracy would have its ugly side too.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 00:38
Replies: 36
Views: 765
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Fuss about Danish Drawings

If "a muslim" were to look at the British National Party or France's Fronte Nationale or some other extremist group (the Republican party, lol!) then they'd probably come to the conclusion that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Feb 2006, 17:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,166
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: No substantial increase in planets ....

Round 9.5 was very different to now. Firstly, it was only a couple of years after pay to play started. People playing the game probably still stayed in touch with their friends from back in the Round...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2006, 01:49
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Animation] The Ultimate Showdown

Anything with Optimus Prime in it can't be bad.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 15:14
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: i want

ITT 1-X reveals his David Hasselhoff obsession.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 14:05
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: i want

You might be able to find it on Kazaa.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2006, 00:29
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A little Train Help if possible.....

You're in the army? Were you involved in that naked wrestling scandal from a couple of months back?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 22:33
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: My Job

You make it sound as if 20 years isn't very much.

lol!
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 14:46
Replies: 71
Views: 1,737
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Euromillions

If you do win anything make sure to find out if you have to pay tax or not (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4642446.stm).



Yikes!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 21:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Buddy packs fro the next round

I think the no exiling for buddy pack members is a good idea. It will make it far less likely for there to be dead and inactive galaxies which outweighs the cons imo. It's also unlikely for you to...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 18:27
Replies: 71
Views: 1,737
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Euromillions

100m is just a drop in the ocean if you're going to give it to schemes like that. Better to spend it on yourself, get more of an impact that way.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2006, 19:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Im a bad bad person

A mate of mine went to the pub to see some mates of his. There was a girl there that he knew, but not so well. She had marks on her arms which were visible cos she was wearing a sleeveless top. He...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2006, 14:54
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: cricket bats

You Germans and your wacky sense of humour.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2006, 16:10
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Grub's up!

They're trying to figure out why whales are becoming extinct.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2006, 16:01
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I Am So Glad I've Finished My Exams...

Or you could have just gone to the library.

You've gotta think outside the box!
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2006, 21:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Neighbours Plane Crash

Why do you think David is dead. Although it would serve him right after giving his lottery winnings to the Salvation Army.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2006, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 1,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Neighbours Plane Crash

So, who do you think is dead? I think maybe that Alex guy, would be a convenient way to get rid of him. Everybody else will be fine I think.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2006, 13:48
Replies: 78
Views: 2,950
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Your Beautiful

Why can't you marry the one you're with? Is she Muslim? (hi Flavius)
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2006, 20:57
Replies: 71
Views: 1,577
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Cheer Up Goths

Que?


Is this some sort of Scottish humour that non Scots wouldn't get?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 00:45
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Kyoto

I guess we can thank Maggie Thatcher for that. Since she closed practically all the coal mines (the UK currently has a grand total of 2 left in operation I believe, with one of them closing soon) we...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 00:08
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Kyoto

Tony's solution to this is to build more nuclear power stations. Even less CO2 emissions ftw! \o/

Apparently renewable energy is not a viable solution.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2005, 22:52
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By ChubbyChecker
He's behind you!

I went to a pantomime today. One of the guest stars was Basil Brush. Every time he said "boom boom kids!" we had to say "boom boom Basil!". Truly magical.

Anybody else been to a panto lately?
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2005, 18:31
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Kyoto

A large part of the reason why the UK is meeting its targets is because we've been using a lot less coal fueled power stations over the last few years. Apparently oil fueled stations produce less...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Dec 2005, 21:40
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Panic attacks

From my experience with mental weirdness I'd suggest telling someone about what you're feeling and why. Once you've voiced it it no longer seems so bad.

So kind of like counselling. But if you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Dec 2005, 00:12
Replies: 51
Views: 4,144
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Is It Possible To Get Planets Naps with the Whole Top15?

Pretty cool.
Kind of reminded me of the guy who ate nothing but Mcdonald's meals for 30 days.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Dec 2005, 02:06
Replies: 74
Views: 2,321
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: An inquiry to HR

You appear to have missed the point of Alliance Discussions.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Dec 2005, 21:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Ship designs

Says the guy who drew a tie fighter and called it an interceptor.

The force is strong in this one!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Dec 2005, 20:53
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: time investment to win?

If you have a good galaxy and a good alliance then doing well doesn't take too much effort from your part. The main thing is to attack every day, preferably with two fleets, so that you get the...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2005, 00:53
Replies: 63
Views: 1,259
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What are you currently reading?

I've just started reading Casino Royale by Ian Fleming.

I haven't read any of the other James Bond books so I don't know what to expect.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2005, 00:49
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Question

I believe you are required to have a break if you work for 7 hours or more.

I'm too lazy to search for the specific law / whatever though.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2005, 08:49
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Remember when I said I wanted a PSP?

If you buy a Japanese PSP doesn't that mean you can only play Japanese games?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Nov 2005, 18:07
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Limited number of exiles/self exiles

Something that was suggested before R15 (by Kal I think) was to make it so that members of buddy packs can't self exile or be exiled. I like this idea as it will mean that there are at least some...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Nov 2005, 14:49
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: suggestion- minister responsibilities

I doubt whether it would be used much. I'd rather see efforts going into allowing clusters to organise attacks in-game.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2005, 14:34
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Take That

I doubt whether many people will go seeing as Robbie isn't getting involved.

Maybe the arena will be full of 20-25 yr old males looking to score!
Forum: General Discussions 24 Nov 2005, 13:15
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I honestly don't *believe* this.

Nobody ever sends me fan mail :(

Maybe I should get my name changed to FredDurst.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Nov 2005, 19:36
Replies: 32
Views: 1,117
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Nov 2005, 22:35
Replies: 52
Views: 2,541
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: How did Angels get #1.

You used to be cool man.

Back when you didn't make threads about this, only posted in others.

Now who is the Devil!?!?!?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Nov 2005, 21:57
Replies: 61
Views: 2,203
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Friends! Foes! To Arms!

I don't really know what you're talking about but you refer to me as a dragon so you get my vote :up:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Nov 2005, 21:50
Replies: 159
Views: 4,014
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: One week in

It's reverse psychology dude. Tell the world how shit they supposedly are and then take the victory while everyone is busy underestimating them. Worked last round, don't see why it shouldn't work...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 20:45
Replies: 159
Views: 4,014
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: One week in

They sure seemed mighty comfortable with their #2 spot in Round 13. And weren't they napped with Exil at the time too?



The beginning is important and as you've already said there's not too...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 20:27
Replies: 159
Views: 4,014
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: One week in

At this stage of the game roids are cheap to come by so there's not much point in the top alliances attacking each other just yet.

Though I think we can rely on Angels falling back on their fence...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 13:45
Replies: 84
Views: 2,410
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The big ole Civ 4 thread

I agree. I played the hell out of Civ 3 and while the new features (eg resources) entertained me for a while I finally realised that it was actually not that good. It's ok for the first couple...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Oct 2005, 12:48
Replies: 65
Views: 2,136
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Any good reasons not to make alliance tags and/or value public?

Certain people in top alliances do have access to who is who. However they are unlikely to look up the alliance situation of any given planet in a galaxy raid, they'll just pick a target depending on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Oct 2005, 11:58
Replies: 65
Views: 2,136
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Any good reasons not to make alliance tags and/or value public?

Public alliance tags may also lead to less incoming on planets that are in a top ranking alliance. After all if your alliance organises an attack on some random galaxy you won't want to pick the...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Oct 2005, 20:42
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Serenity is a pretty good film, although not particularly lifechanging.

I like how the film was advertised as being by the creator of Buffy and Angel; no Firefly in sight.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 14:45
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Rant] Spitting feathers

I'm not opposed to nuclear power. We might as well do something with all that uranium / plutonium / whatever-it-is-that-it's-called that the Canadians / Australians / whoever-else-may-have-some have...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 14:36
Replies: 35
Views: 1,023
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: This geezer...

In the picture he looks like he's getting ready to nick something. I hope you kept an eye on him.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Oct 2005, 20:40
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: R15 Research Costs

It costs time. And as we all know time is money. So it'll cost you lots and lots of money.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Oct 2005, 20:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1,061
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Eating habbits and body health

If you want to lose your belly then you need to eat less, simple as that. You could do 5 hours of exercise a day and still gain weight as long as you eat enough.
As for what you should eat, eat 3...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Sep 2005, 08:26
Replies: 39
Views: 985
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Oh, the hell that is my life!

I agree. Coleslaw for one is pretty bad.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2005, 23:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A strange question....

I quite like the idea of 5 week rounds. Keep the ticks at 1 per hour and halve the research time for all research (Heavy Cargo Transfers should maybe not be reduced by that much though). ...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2005, 17:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,520
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: 16 Years old - stabbed to death

I've heard of Ilford.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2005, 09:13
Replies: 81
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: CGI Kiddie Porn!!!

They have child porn because they are paedos. They did not become paedos after acquiring the child porn. You seem to be propagating some sort of slippery slope argument which (imo) does not exist.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2005, 21:45
Replies: 98
Views: 2,203
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What is your prejudice?

People who don't see things my way.

They can go take the highway!
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2005, 20:05
Replies: 81
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: CGI Kiddie Porn!!!

You misunderstood my post. What I meant was that allowing child porn that doesn't include children (cgi, etc...) will reduce the demand for porn that involves actual children. I don't think that...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2005, 15:00
Replies: 81
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: CGI Kiddie Porn!!!

I think that the argument is similar to downloading mp3's off the internet. For years music companies were bitching about how bad illegal downloads were and how they were destroying the industry....
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 23:04
Replies: 81
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: CGI Kiddie Porn!!!

Because even if the little kid isn't being penetrated I still think that being involved in softcore porn would still mess him/her up psychologically.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 22:58
Replies: 81
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: CGI Kiddie Porn!!!

By simulated you mean a grown man pretending to have sex with a little kid? Seems pretty wrong to me.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 23:47
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Crash

That's the point though. People should be able to say as many racially motivated things as they like, it's a free country. Whether or not they actually are racist should be decided by their actions.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 22:41
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Crash

I laughed quite a bit throughout the movie, five or six times. Not a single other person in the audience laughed at all though (even the people I was with) so maybe they just didn't think the movie...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 21:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Job Well Done

Just looking at the top 100 does give a very skewed view on what the races are like. If you go here (http://www.sandmans.co.uk/?p=racestats) you'll see that Cats are in fact the best race (You have...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 20:29
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Crash

I watched the film today and thought it was great.

The best way I can think of to describe it is that it does what American History X tried to do but does it a hell of a lot better.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Sep 2005, 16:37
Replies: 207
Views: 11,018
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Round XV Galaxy System

6:10's success was largely due to the flawed exile system. Let's fix that before we go implementing crazy ideas like a second shuffle. :)

Also, multiple shuffles would discourage good players...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2005, 23:18
Replies: 38
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2005, 20:39
Replies: 38
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The things happening to you when you rejoin PA...

I have no idea what coffee tastes like. I don't think I'm missing much though cos people tell me the smell is better than the taste and imo it smells shit.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Sep 2005, 20:34
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: structure killers

Maybe.

The betrayal is still felt though!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Sep 2005, 10:19
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: structure killers

I was told last round that it would be fixed but it seems it hasn't been fixed.

I feel betrayed.

Betrayed!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Sep 2005, 10:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Jumpgate scan

I quite like the way jpg works now. It means that dedicated scanners have yet another thing they have to do, ie keep a fleet free. It also encourages more people to research jpg, which I like.
...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Sep 2005, 08:28
Replies: 207
Views: 11,018
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Round XV Galaxy System

People exploited the exile system for their own gain this round. So what? Who are you to tell them how to interpret the rules? PA Team's job next round is to make sure this doesn't happen again. Not...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2005, 21:36
Replies: 52
Views: 1,407
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What would you do?

If you call selling LSD to kids work.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Sep 2005, 21:10
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Alliance member count

News flash: F-Crew are only one of many alliances that take on noobs.
Change the limit and noobs will be scrambling for more alliances than they currently do now since there will be more alliances...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Sep 2005, 14:46
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Alliance member count

I don't doubt that it's harder.
You say you already lose players who wish to move up the ranks, so sticking to the 75 limit shouldn't be a problem.



You appear to be living under the delusion...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Sep 2005, 14:17
Replies: 207
Views: 11,018
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Round XV Galaxy System

I quite like this idea, though having a time based limit as well would be good imo. Many galaxies won't be too fussed about the cost, especially those galaxies with a large number of roids.



If...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Sep 2005, 08:17
Replies: 207
Views: 11,018
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Round XV Galaxy System

The problem you're adressing is the result of an over exploitable exile system. What we need to do is improve the exile system for R15 so that good players stay in their galaxy instead of making a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Sep 2005, 16:52
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Alliance member count

I'm sorry, I must have made a typo. You see, when I said that they can kick out some of their better members what I actually meant to say was that they can kick out some of their better members.

...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Sep 2005, 15:31
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Alliance member count

If a training alliance wants to remain a training alliance they can kick out some of their better members (not officers necessarily) in favour of taking in newbies.

And the new alliances that will...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Sep 2005, 13:21
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Fear

You made him a cuppa while naked? That's very hospitable of you.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Sep 2005, 13:17
Replies: 52
Views: 1,407
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What would you do?

Go through all your posessions, get rid of the stuff you don't want and organise the stuff you do want.

If you're as consumer driven and as disorganised as me it'll take you a long time :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Sep 2005, 10:35
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Alliance member count

I pretty much agree with you. I think that the alliance limit should really be as low as possible. In a world with 20 planets in a galaxy (R15 will have smaller galaxies if Kal goes through with his...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Sep 2005, 10:16
Replies: 207
Views: 11,018
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Round XV Galaxy System

The decision has to be based on what would be good for the game as a whole, not on what the vocal minority that happen to post in this thread want. I think Kal is clever enough to realise that...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 6 Sep 2005, 12:35
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By ChubbyChecker
New PC speakers

Right, what I'm after is some new speakers for my PC. My current ones are almost 10 years old and are only 10 watts so don't really cut it any more.

Ideally I'd like to have only two speakers. All...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2005, 22:00
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: I want to know the online UN/Rogue nation game that used to advertise here?

I found it fun until the point where the questions start repeating themselves. I never joined the United Nations or whatever it's called cos that looks uber gay.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Sep 2005, 21:56
Replies: 43
Views: 2,392
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What u get from Planetarion ?

I play to have fun.

Many say it, surprisingly few mean it.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Sep 2005, 21:52
Replies: 112
Views: 6,982
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Raise your hand if you miss the old days

I agree with Phil^ and The Real Arfy. And furball too I suppose :D
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Sep 2005, 15:33
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A note to Mr. Jolt

2 days doesn't seem that bad to me. Companies are nutoriously slow at responding to e-mails.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2005, 22:54
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Does anyone here have...

I've got a hairy back and I'm planning on getting it lasered when I can be arsed. I have the money, just not the motivation.
I have a damned hairy front too but there's no way I'm ever getting rid...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Aug 2005, 23:36
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Between rounds.

No rest for the wicked.



;)
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2005, 21:40
Replies: 38
Views: 927
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: What pet(s) would you have?

Replace the word hamsters with the word gerbils and you are me! :eek:

I found all the animals other than goldfish too much work with little reward. The goldfish on the other hand were relaxing to...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2005, 14:33
Replies: 38
Views: 927
Posted By ChubbyChecker
What pet(s) would you have?

If you could have any combination of pets what would they be? I'd go for fresh water non-tropical fish (goldfish and such like). Sounds pretty boring but I think they make ideal pets. They don't take...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2005, 22:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,281
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: So the case is finished

I reckon this guy shot JFK. Somebody lock him up!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Aug 2005, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Suggestion :Auto elect GC

What Kal means is that the planet with the most votes becomes GC. If a planet has 4 votes then he can still be GC as long as nobody else has more than 4 votes. So your idea would actually make it...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Aug 2005, 21:16
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Daily attacks !

I think that due to the way you've worded your post this is going to turn into people arguing about the merits of getting rid of prelaunch.

I personally can't think of any solution to what you're...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Aug 2005, 14:33
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Pedophile!

That's pretty harsh, Buscemi is one ugly mofo.




Although I do see what you mean.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Aug 2005, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] The exile system for Round 15

Oh, I get it. Not let all the free planets flock together.

Seeing as there's no point in exiling a free planet you'd hope that the galaxies heavy on paid planets won't throw out all the free...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Aug 2005, 07:41
Replies: 133
Views: 3,653
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: And Hydra

Took more than 3 days this time.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Aug 2005, 07:33
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Either show me proof of these supposed bulls**t (I have no idea why you decided to put those stars in there, seeing as the word shit isn't even censored) ideas, or where I've tried to flame or tried...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 23:59
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] The exile system for Round 15

Actually, wait a minute, didn't realise what I was saying earlier. If you make it so that free planets are unable to self exile won't this just make the problem of the galaxies low on paid planets...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The exile system for Round 15

Looks good.



I would prefer 48 ticks personally. 48 still gives you a strong incentive not to exile but doesn't punish you too much if you have a good reason to hop about a bit.


...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 21:49
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Rewards for inviteing people to PA..

It could be done at tick 200 or after, after all there's still a pretty big incentive to upgrade then, reward or no reward.

I know I said tick 72 earlier but I was pretty much picking out a random...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 20:05
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Pedophile!

I'd let him give me sweeties any day.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 19:04
Replies: 98
Views: 3,619
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HEY! Where do you think you're going?

If someone behaves reasonably towards me then I will behave reasonably towards them. I am not in the business of bullying people just for the sake of it.

And I have never acted aggressively to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 18:52
Replies: 98
Views: 3,619
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HEY! Where do you think you're going?

He told me what to do so I told him what to do. Where's the problem?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 17:57
Replies: 98
Views: 3,619
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HEY! Where do you think you're going?

Why should I think harder? Who are you to tell me how hard to think? Why should I care what your assessment on the situation is? Why are you such a nob jockey? Do you think that maybe if you knew I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 16:27
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

I'm not working at the moment, I'm currently claiming disability benefit. I hope that I won't be needing it for much longer though.



If you show me the exact post where I am crying about...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 16:00
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Oh look, retard no. 1 appears to have found a friend. For convenience let's call him retard no. 2. What retard no. 2 fails to realise is that a retard in a herd is not particularly dangerous since he...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 14:51
Replies: 98
Views: 3,619
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HEY! Where do you think you're going?

Maybe they'll hold ND to ransom:

"Nobody move, this is a hold up! Give us the 5 credits you're going to win at the end of the round because of us or we'll go join somebody else!"

If they pull...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 14:48
Replies: 28
Views: 612
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss] Unpaid planets cant be ministers

Kal wants to make every galaxy have a minimum number of paid planets next round. If you have too few paid planets in your galaxy then you are unable to exile. I personally don't like the idea but...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 14:39
Replies: 71
Views: 2,175
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A necessary evil?

What about if you leave your alliance during the round?

Also, I don't see what problem this would solve. If you think that somebody's alliance is going to cause a problem for you then you're not...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 13:08
Replies: 98
Views: 3,619
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: HEY! Where do you think you're going?

The only reason I can think of for them wanting to leave is cos they want to be in the winning alliance. LCH and 1up are pretty much full to the brim so they won't be going there.

ND it is then.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 12:48
Replies: 47
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

There is a slight possibility that I may very well have changed my mind since then. I know it's a wild theory, I know it's unlikely, but people do sometimes change what they believe to be true when...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Aug 2005, 09:49
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

Maybe you're right. However:



This particular chief does not appear to have any Indians.


EDIT: Thing is if the likes of 1up even have 20 crap members (I doubt it) them joining another...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 08:56
Replies: 71
Views: 2,175
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A necessary evil?

A galaxy is a group of people who don't know each other brought together to live under the same roof. The game works in such a way that it encourages them to cooperate with each other but it doesn't...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 08:42
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: First and Last Film

The thing about a lot of the great films is that they're great because they're unique. This'll be lost on someone who's never seen a film before. So if I had to go with a film that is great but can...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Aug 2005, 22:07
Replies: 71
Views: 2,175
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A necessary evil?

After actually reading the thread it seems that you are correct. I was being lazy and not actually reading the words that were in front of my face. As an attempt to make a comeback from this I shall...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Aug 2005, 20:54
Replies: 71
Views: 2,175
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: A necessary evil?

Has anybody stopped to think what would happen if we had private galaxies?

All the best players would be concentrated in the top galaxies and the quality would deteriorate as we go down the chain....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Aug 2005, 15:07
Replies: 47
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

The current game engine will not allow this idea to be implemented.



It does matter when the PDS fires because if the initiative of the PDS is lower than the attacking ships then it will kill...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Aug 2005, 00:25
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Man points

Who cares about man points dude?



It's all about the e-points baby!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 23:15
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

His behaviour here is actually quite interesting. Let's take a look:

Now that he realises he is under fire again he has decided to actually attempt to fight back by throwing wild accusations at...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 22:22
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

The idea that forcefully exiling someone destroys the purpose of a galaxy is a valid one. However it destroys it for the 50 people who happen to be exiled throughout the course of the round. The...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 22:03
Replies: 50
Views: 1,637
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: DJs midround rant about the state of the game

Improving the galaxy system would be a lot more productive than doing any of that.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 21:54
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

Looking at the alliance rankings it seems that the opposite is the problem. If we didn't have many people willing to run an alliance then there'd be a small number of alliances, all with 90 or more...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 17:35
Replies: 39
Views: 1,304
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Kjeldoran's position in Angels

It's always nice to see people airing their dirty laundry in public.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 16:27
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

I don't think that the number of people playing the game is really an issue. If we had 10 times more players I think it would be a really bad idea to allow alliances to have 10 times more planets....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 16:07
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Why not? First you give them some good luck then you give them some bad luck. Where's the problem? If you're not willing to give them bad luck then you shouldn't have given them any good luck in the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 15:12
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Since you've asked me to enlighten you I will:

I originally asked the question of what we are going to do about the current no. 1 alliance and no. 1 galaxy running away with the victory.
I then...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 15:04
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

I think it makes sense that you want to reduce the limit but why to 75? Seems to me that going to 60 will increase the benefits without many or even any disadvantages.

As for asking the alliances,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 14:52
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Get the hell out of this thread. You are not relevant here.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 13:49
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

I've already said why it isn't unfair so I won't bother going on about it. What I will say though is this:

Revising my idea I would like to forcefully exile the no. 1 player from each of the top...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 13:36
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

Then change the limit during the course of the round. Having an incorrect formula is not going to make the situation any better.



The issue here is about viable alliances. Take TGV for...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 13:17
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

The problem is that at tick 36 you were subjected to a shuffle. Assuming you were even in a buddy pack you were allowed to choose a grand total of 2 other people to shuffle with you. The 3 of you may...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 10:19
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

I really don't see why we should do this. Not only is it hard to balance and open to abuse, it's also pointless. Deciding the number of maximum planets in an alliance before the round starts is...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 01:47
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

If it's just the black ones then I'm willing to let it slide.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 01:15
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

I never said that any of your posts were serious, all I said was that I was unwilling to continue this charade. Just because something is humourous that doesn't mean it's not a charade.

EDIT: And...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 01:08
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Regarding this supposed e-penis I have made the point I was trying to make perfectly clear and see no sense in continuing the charade.

Does this mean I'm going to stop posting in this thread?...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Aug 2005, 01:03
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

From what you're saying it seems that you think that the member count should be reduced because there would be plenty of people willing to run an alliance to cope with the larger number of alliances...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:57
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Since you insist on talking about Metallica I will give you my opinion on the matter: They are one of the best bands ever that write and perform some great songs. I really don't care if anybody...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:45
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Metallica are obviously cool because I have a giant e-penis and somebody with an e-penis as giant as mine would not have an avatar of something that happens to be uncool as their avatar.

Your...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:39
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

I fail to see why you think you are good enough to aim your comments at me seeing as your e-penis is so much smaller than mine. You only need to take a look at our respective post counts to see that.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:35
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Stop trying to make valid points in a bollocks thread.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:33
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

The problem with us spamming each other is that my post count will increase at the same rate as yours and I will always be stuck 3,000 or so posts above you so we really would be going on for ever...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:25
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Well, my post count is over 3,000 and nobody around here listens to a word I say so I suggest you get yourself a higher post count than mine and see what happens.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2005, 00:17
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

It's all about the post count baby.

E-penis for the win! \o/
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 23:58
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

I got bored after reading a few posts but here is one good point that I hadn't considered:



The relevant bit is when he mentions that people are looking for an alliance up to their standard....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 23:26
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

I agree with you regarding the top planet and top alliance, there should be no in-game restriction on them. The whole point of an alliance is for them to work together within the confines of the game...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 21:59
Replies: 51
Views: 2,297
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Shared uni rooms - good or bad?

Yeah. I still think it would be pretty terrible living in the same room as someone though, having to have them there even when you just want them to piss off. And sleeping with them day in and day...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 21:54
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Alliance member count

Yeah, that's pretty much the same conclusion I came to. More alliances with lower member counts means a likelihood of more cooperation between alliances. I still think there is a strong argument in...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 21:33
Replies: 51
Views: 2,297
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Shared uni rooms - good or bad?

Seems to me that if they lived next door to you in a hall then this shouldn't prove too much of an obstacle.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 21:32
Replies: 56
Views: 1,848
Posted By ChubbyChecker
[Discuss] Alliance member count

I was wondering if the number of planets allowed to be in any 1 alliance should be reduced. Maybe down to 70, maybe even as low as 60.

If you take a look at the state of the game at the moment...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 21:03
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Normally I'd say yes but in this case I think I'll decline seeing as I don't want to go to jail.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 20:55
Replies: 58
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Xbox stuff from codes, anyone ever won like this?

Maybe shag them first. Then you could market it as snuff porn.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 20:54
Replies: 51
Views: 2,297
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Shared uni rooms - good or bad?

I've never done it myself but it sounds like a complete nightmare. I mean, what happens when you want to have a wank under the covers? They're going to hear you, that's what.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 18:25
Replies: 47
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

Well, it is impossible to have a zero loss attack against a PDS whore. A PDS whore is likely to have 80% or more of his structures as PDS. I did say that SK's should target PDS first but even if they...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 17:51
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

You're right about me harping on about a dead idea, I only did it because the thread had started becoming about something else (rightly so) and all I wanted to do was keep the flame train going. I'd...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 17:43
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

I'm not saying that he shouldn't have brought it up, I'm saying that he shouldn't criticise me for making an on topic response to the on topic point that he was making.



This new way of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 17:32
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

hehe ;)

I think that would be a bad idea to be honest because it would reduce the number of roids in the Universe. Never a good idea.

Off topic by the way :p
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 17:13
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

I'm glad you've decided not to contribute any more since you have nothing else left to contribute.

Like I said I don't think your ideas are irrelevant, it's just that we have them now and if you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 17:11
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

You're right.

That is why I think that not allowing alliances to defend their planets in the no. 1 galaxy is a good idea. Helps you get past that formidable cross defending problem. I know a lot...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 16:59
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

Seeing as you don't seem to want to fundamentally rework the system I fail to see why you are saying that the system is fundamentally flawed.



I say that you can only destroy 20% of somebody's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 16:27
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

He's saying that the small planets in 6:10 lost a lot while the big planets lost practically nothing. When you look at how many roids the entire galaxy lost this makes it look like nobody lost a lot....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 16:09
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

http://www.sandmans.co.uk/?p=viewgalaxy&x=6&y=10

One planet in 6:10 with over 1000 roids lost roids today. The rest lost nothing.

So it appears that you are correct.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 15:57
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

You told me that you would not reply to any further posts that I made. I then accepted this fact and as a consequence expressed my hope that somebody other than you would enter this thread and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 15:34
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Just goes to show that they're not being hit hard enough.

And before anybody starts droning on again I do realise that it's possible that at this point it's not possible to hit them hard enough...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 15:00
Replies: 112
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Oh look, another peon coming in here and throwing unfounded accusations around as if they are gospel. Not only are your accusations uncalled for they are not grounded in any form of fact and are...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 14:54
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

Well, it seems I provoked you into making a productive post. Lucky me. I know you say you won't respond to my post but maybe somebody else will.



I personally think we should get rid of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 14:04
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

Why is it always the idiots on these forums that try to criticise me? If you deem yourself worthy to criticise me then prove me worthy of your criticism. If you cannot then you are nothing but a fool.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 13:41
Replies: 47
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

I listened to every single letter of every single word and I responded accordingly. You on the other hand completely ignored the fact that I effectively destroyed all the points you were making and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 12:31
Replies: 47
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

I think one of the best arguments in favour of this idea is that it will discourage stagnation.

Like I said you are allowed 150 structures, no more. For this reason everybody is capable of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Aug 2005, 12:10
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: [Discuss, yet again] Bringing Back PDS

I never thought much of PDS to be honest but I think bringing it back in this new form might be a good idea. Here's why:

You are allowed 150 structures, no more. You also have to spend time...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 12:01
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: Mo Mowlem Dead

I never thought much of her to be honest. Though obviously it's a shame she's dead.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 11:40
Replies: 112
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

And nothing. I'm not saying whether you're right or wrong, just that it isn't relevant to this thread.



Your post would have been deleted? I wish it had been seeing as it was off topic.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 10:46
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Views: 1,637
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: DJs midround rant about the state of the game

You're right in a way. However things like adding the prelaunch system have done a lot for making the game a lot more accesible to the casual gamer. It does not take a casual gamer to attack a lot....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 03:19
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

For the same reasons as I gave to Orion Treet I have to say that you are probably right.



Then they should prove it. They should cooperate with each other rather than with their alliances....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 02:35
Replies: 112
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Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

You may have a point here. What would possibly happen if this idea is hard coded into the game is that the Universe will see any new galaxy turning up at the number 1 spot as easy prey and launch...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2005, 02:29
Replies: 112
Views: 2,788
Posted By ChubbyChecker
Re: The beginning of the end?

Yes, that is what I'm suggesting. Like I said many people wouldn't like it and I don't think it's something that will ever happen. In my opinion it would be a good thing though because it would make...
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