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Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2011, 23:34
Replies: 49
Views: 18,551
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Any of the old crew still around?

11111111111111111111111111111
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2010, 10:08
Replies: 98
Views: 16,152
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Almost a decade!

Not long now!
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2009, 09:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How olf wer you on November 9, 1989?

Timmy Mallet did a 'report' on the Berlin Wall coming down aimed at kids who didn't know what the shit any of it meant. As a result, I built a miniature Berlin Wall from Lego stretching diagonally...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2009, 08:34
Replies: 49
Views: 6,236
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 1 Oct 2009, 07:42
Replies: 49
Views: 6,236
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What book are you reading now?

Half-way through the second at the minute but I got straight into it. Found the first to be a bit of a slow burner until about half-way through but it certainly picked up pace and I'm glad that the...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2009, 07:55
Replies: 49
Views: 6,236
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What book are you reading now?

The Neutronium Alchemist by Peter F Hamilton, after whatever the hell the first one was called. And looking for more space-opera style suggestions after it, if anyone has any good ones
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2009, 09:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,703
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Celebrity Once Again

Breathlessly awaiting your guest spot on Law and Order: Sexagenarians Unit
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2009, 10:02
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Dating Software Script Asp/Access

Ain't no scrub gonna Access my back-end on a first date
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2008, 10:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Ally McBeal

If you like Ally McBeal you'll love Boston Legal. I used to watch Ally McBeal as well, and I used to laugh. I like girls, too!
Forum: General Discussions 3 Nov 2008, 01:25
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Election Prediction Thread

The whole Bradley thing, whilst interesting, is an event that took place 26 years ago. I'd be surprised if attitudes with regards to race hadn't changed in that time in Obama's favour. It also...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Oct 2008, 11:07
Replies: 30
Views: 3,973
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to make some money

79.70 and trending down =(

Edit: 82.20! This is exciting stuff!

Edit Edit: 71.80

Edit edit edit: 71.70?!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2008, 15:04
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Practical Ethical Question

Not especially.

You assert that with such a device in place, we'd see improved equality. I assume that you believe this because 'the rich' would fear annihilation by a disenfranchised 'poor' and...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2008, 14:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Practical Ethical Question

I doubt 3 billion people would presently rather die in a nuclear fireball than continue their current existence.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Aug 2008, 10:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Next PHase Begins...

Assuming no false-positives here, they illegally downloaded copyright software then got burned. £300 seems pretty arbitrary though.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2008, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2008, 23:31
Replies: 45
Views: 3,866
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Council strike, inflation and living cost

That's pretty fundamentally wrong
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jul 2008, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 7,017
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Printer USB Hub

If you have parallel ports on the back, consider something like this (http://www.netgear.com/Products/PrintServers/WiredPrintServers/PS101.aspx). It'll put the printers on the network, assuming you...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2008, 14:00
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Podcasts

This week's one has William Shatner on it, apparently. Can't fail.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2008, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Podcasts

The only podcast I actually obtain now is the Chris Moyles Show one. I don't even enjoy the show live but the podcast's fairly entertaining if you don't outright hate Moyles.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2008, 14:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Travllers Checks

Nationwide let you use your debit card for free abroad, though I don't know how they work exchange rates (they might give you a less favourable rate and cover their costs by skimming the difference I...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2008, 13:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Living Expenses

40%, rising to 50% when you include council tax (which you probably should, since it'll likely be higher the more rent you're paying). That was before my girlfriend moved in though, so it's down to...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2008, 09:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Out of the Stoneage

BetterSearch, Long Titles, NoScript, SiteAdvisor and TabBrowser Preferences to get a couple of tiny things fixed for tabs. Didn't realise I used so many actually, I forget about BetterSearch entirely...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2008, 09:27
Replies: 38
Views: 3,280
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2008, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Ouch

High five
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2008, 09:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 13 May 2008, 10:35
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 3-word Game

Too many words
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2008, 09:53
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 3-word Game

i'm gok wan
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2008, 20:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Extreme and illegal

If they're going to go out wearing cologne and good shoes then they deserve everything they get
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 3 May 2008, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Firefox... argh!

Basically the only change that Safe Mode makes for Firefox is to disable all of your extensions and force you back to the default theme. What extensions have you got installed at the minute?
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 30 Apr 2008, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Firefox... argh!

You can pretty much ignore the 'memory free' value Vista reports since it uses RAM differently than XP. To improve performance, and as well as it damned should, it uses as much memory as it pleases...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Spiritualism

Who doesn't
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2008, 14:07
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Spiritualism

There's my interpretation, fatboy
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2008, 12:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By pablissimo
Re: bit off subject but ipod problem

You can use an iPod as just a mass storage device - mine just shows up as a removable hard-drive and there're a couple mp3s on there in the root directory that I'm sure some other program could find...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2008, 12:49
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Beautiful, just beautiful.

This site has vastly improved Hangover Saturday, thankyou
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2008, 22:39
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Dichotomy

What?

Edit:
Wait, what?
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2008, 22:04
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Happy Birthday VdM

WHO THE **** IS VDM? It sounds like a goddamn sexually transmitted disease - we celebrate those now?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2008, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Printing Photos ( or good picture shops)

Concurring with Nod here - I use online things for cheap snaps because I'm lazy, but you're best going to a shop since they're going to have samples so you can judge the quality of the blown-up...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 19:43
Replies: 120
Views: 3,480
Posted By pablissimo
Re: GIF Ad Banners

A-Level ICT is so very far removed from Computer Science as to be a horrible taster, and I would have been put off doing it had I not known it was a crock of shit. I wish I'd done a 'proper' subject...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2008, 23:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A GD reddit?

Fred Astaire. At the end of Towering Inferno.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 20 Mar 2008, 10:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 8800gt

See I'm actually curious about this one too, because in the past I've not really given a crap who made the card so long as it had the core I was after. Where's MrL when you need him?

I was looking...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 20 Mar 2008, 00:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 8800gt

What's '350' translate to in dollars or pounds stirling?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2008, 13:57
Replies: 120
Views: 3,480
Posted By pablissimo
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Are then Photocopiers for Beginners, Coffee Machine Etiquette and Advances in Stationery part of the new 'breed mindless worker drones' programme of study?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 21:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,349
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Meeting your heroes

He wasn't Horn? Damn man, I need to pay more attention
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 21:24
Replies: 54
Views: 2,608
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Children Missing

Lofts, surely, are dusty. Also they aren't convenient locations for when you get home from work and really need a sex aid. Sure you're horny now, but will you be when you climb a dodgy step-ladder,...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 16:44
Replies: 54
Views: 2,608
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Children Missing

Looks like Captain Birdseye did her, and has since died of shame (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7302554.stm)
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 20:56
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Prince Abroad

Do enlighten us. Jesus Christ, you're a shit poster.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2008, 00:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,561
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Earthquake

I'm in Edinburgh, a city built largely on rock as opposed to flood plain. Also I was probably drunk.

Yeah didn't feel it.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2008, 21:28
Replies: 56
Views: 2,459
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Your Worries

I'm worried that my ass isn't as good as it used to be. I don't kid myself, it was never stunning to begin with but it had a little game at least, and I could go climbing without concerning myself...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2008, 20:22
Replies: 38
Views: 1,267
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Valentines

You're a ****ing hero.

Meanwhile, my ladyfriend's in York, some 210 miles away from Edinburgh which doesn't make for a particularly romantic night. Not that I mind too much - Valentine's Day's as...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 20:51
Replies: 55
Views: 2,963
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

What the **** happened here?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Feb 2008, 22:13
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Poverty

Absolute poverty is still a relative term if you're going to go on about 'less than $1 a day', and relative poverty is an equally arbitrarily defined state.

Edit:
If you're going to talk about...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2008, 10:26
Replies: 56
Views: 2,700
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Googling your name

shit you're a fed cheese it
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2008, 21:21
Replies: 56
Views: 2,700
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Googling your name

'Personal information' under the terms of the DPA doesn't mean what most people think it means though. It was something of a tragic lollercaust when people didn't want their forums information handed...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2008, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Rat learning to fly

Whilst factually correct, what the hell?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 17:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Rat learning to fly

ohgod i got it wrong?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 11:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Rat learning to fly

That was a goose learning to fly. A goose.

Quite why it was incapable and required jet assistance we may never care
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2008, 22:17
Replies: 76
Views: 5,459
Posted By pablissimo
Re: New PC

I'd go with that - if you're a developer or will in the near future be doing any extensive dev work then I'd rather have a second monitor than a top-of-the-range graphics card. However, web...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2008, 19:49
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I reckon its a spam bot

Until one comes along called 'freeclownporn' I stand by my assertion
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 14:30
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I reckon its a spam bot

Best bot name ever
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 15:01
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Computer Network Question

I had a headache this morning. I thought it was the Guinness from last night punishing my insolence, but now that I know I can blame my wireless LAN I can drink all night, every night and not feel...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2008, 15:55
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Computer Network Question

You will be wanting a wireless access point, if you have a wired router. Throw that into Ebuyer or something and see what comes up - hell, use Amazon, they're all much of a muchness.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 00:16
Replies: 89
Views: 3,080
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Annoying election process begins.

I've been spoilt by the West Wing and for some reason attribute some excitement or sexiness to American electoral affairs far beyond what is reasonable. However, I'm forever disappointed that neither...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 15:10
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

Kenny's problem seems to be 'why would you ask such a stupid question' and he's tearing down bits of the hypothetical situation because 'there'd be no point in having a runway-sized treadmill with a...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 22:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,496
Posted By pablissimo
Re: New Years Resolution

Oh no, it was awful, but 'the joke' was made within about fifteen seconds with what had to be some kind of level 1 burn or whatever the hell classification horn's up to these days


edit: 7,777...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 22:27
Replies: 25
Views: 1,496
Posted By pablissimo
Re: New Years Resolution

http://www.somethingawful.com/d/flash-tub/new-years-resolution.php

Sums it up pretty quickly
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 22:08
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

Let's do the Monty Hall problem next.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 20:30
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

This has to be the best executed joke of the New Year so far
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2007, 15:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,496
Posted By pablissimo
Re: New Years Resolution

I walked right into this one.

I do however have a real resolution - to have Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival replace my alarm clock sound on my mobile phone. This single innovation...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 21:29
Replies: 47
Views: 2,696
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 18 Dec 2007, 16:36
Replies: 47
Views: 2,696
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2007, 21:31
Replies: 28
Views: 3,503
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Top Five Authors

Noam Chomsky is a man unfamiliar with, or holds some deep disdain towards, full-stops.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 18:33
Replies: 34
Views: 2,027
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I do not, can not, understand

If there's a choice involved I don't see the problem - public schools used to teach boxing back-when, and there are probably more dangerous sports for kids to be a part of that are actively...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2007, 18:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,027
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I do not, can not, understand

I will be watching. Plans were afoot to get drunk for the Khan fight and keep drinking but I'll just be asleep, so instead I'll be sober and 'whacked out of my gourd' on coffee. Should be a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2007, 14:02
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

You'd have to get him near the treadmill first. ZING
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2007, 13:22
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

ohshit you've done it now
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2007, 12:10
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 09:58
Replies: 20
Views: 1,825
Posted By pablissimo
Re: tomkat: on a serious note

I imagine he means this (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=190492)
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2007, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By pablissimo
Re: interesting new books

Do what we always do and blame Karm. Or JJ.

I'll blame Karm, not you.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2007, 20:36
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A funny link (read: largely contentless) thread

You're just bitter he slagged off Bioshock =(
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2007, 20:20
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By pablissimo
A funny link (read: largely contentless) thread

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/profiles/view/Yahtzee%20Croshaw/posts

I'm pretty sure that one day I'm going to marry this chap.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Oct 2007, 21:30
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Long] Half Life

The voice in Portal creeps me out to the point that I want to marry her.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 19:23
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The new coolest optical illusion I've seen

I can't seem to control it, she just flips the other way on occasion. Very cool illusion though.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 00:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Events Day - Need your help!

Talk to Dace for an hour and the last one touching their pee pee wins.

Oh god, is it even acceptable to make Dace jokes any more?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 23:58
Replies: 112
Views: 3,828
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

I think the only reason that this is contentious is that you've seemingly positioned yourself as thinking that Excel is a simpler analogue of Access, which is demonstrably bollocks. Your previous...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 15:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Events Day - Need your help!

Just beat them with an orange in a sock, it'll be just as educational
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2007, 10:14
Replies: 112
Views: 3,828
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Teaching Access probably isn't necessary but the logical processes involved in database schema design are probably useful and more readily demonstrable with something like Access than just a...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2007, 19:15
Replies: 112
Views: 3,828
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

This is pretty much entirely wrong.

And you'd all be surprised at how often Access gets used in the wild. Ok, probably not that surprised, but still. If you can knock me up a data-driven...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2007, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Such an effing cheek!

Size doesn't matter. Pervert.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2007, 15:49
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Why?

I'm sorry, but what the **** is this thread about - what new favicon where?

Edit: Ohright, here. Caching's great.

It, incidentally, looks like the red eye of some monster appearing from the...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2007, 16:01
Replies: 79
Views: 1,826
Posted By pablissimo
Re: West Virginia and Homophobia

Can feel the love from all the way over here.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2007, 13:17
Replies: 79
Views: 1,826
Posted By pablissimo
Re: West Virginia and Homophobia

Hate crime legislation is retarded.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2007, 09:59
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2007, 13:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Aug 2007, 16:07
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By pablissimo
Re: .NET certification

I've never found a good one, and to be honest don't put much stock in professional programming qualifications anyway (with notable exceptions).

I taught myself C# over the course of a couple...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Aug 2007, 15:59
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nasty suggestion

Absolute values don't make sense - you'd have absurdly strong small ships and barely improved capitals.

AstroEmpires does it by each level of 'armour' research adding 5% to armour of all ships,...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2007, 11:00
Replies: 168
Views: 4,161
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

I worry that producing broadly unquestioning, obedient drones for the workforce seems a little, you know. Commie.

You hear, TK?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 13:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Success

The foursome-with-twins-and-a-midget on the roof of a collapsing building I have planned for my death begs to differ
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Success

Having hope being your driving force isn't a bad thing - it's probably better than resignation to a lonely impoverished death sitting in your own piss in a hospital ward, with your only worldly...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:40
Replies: 168
Views: 4,161
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

None of it taught, with the exception being through whatever disciplinary system there was in place, and most of my behavioural limits were probably set by my parents anyway. I'd have gotten the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:04
Replies: 168
Views: 4,161
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

There's been a lot of crap in this thread, but this is just bollocks.

School equips you to be able to do exams, and perhaps learn how to play hockey on the side. Most of my 'equipping' for the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 11:23
Replies: 97
Views: 4,657
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

Here's a woman who hasn't played strip-pin-the-tail-on-the-parcel.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 11:22
Replies: 57
Views: 1,462
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bumming smokes

Nodrog's not a coach, silly!
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 18:16
Replies: 57
Views: 1,462
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bumming smokes

You should kick them in the balls or something.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 17:38
Replies: 97
Views: 4,657
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 12:41
Replies: 57
Views: 1,462
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bumming smokes

Hippy.

I live in Edinburgh, where parking is absurdly difficult and expensive anywhere central and residential. My place of work is about 10 miles away, maybe four miles out of town, and I bus it...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 12:16
Replies: 48
Views: 4,270
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Student Accommidation

http://www.gumtree.com/
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 10:54
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Recruitment

Local agencies are almost always well better than internet ones, they have regular clients that they know to a more personal degree and will go further out of their way for you than Monster's...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 10:33
Replies: 57
Views: 1,462
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bumming smokes

Tight-ass.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2007, 13:41
Replies: 168
Views: 4,161
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What Should be Taught in Schools?

No language tuition?

Edit: Foreign
Forum: General Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 10:19
Replies: 73
Views: 2,338
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

I watched it last night and it's well worth seeing for some pretty visuals. I went expecting entertainment and was entertained. However, I thought this comic strip...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2007, 15:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,053
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2007, 14:52
Replies: 34
Views: 1,053
Posted By pablissimo
Re: American politics scares the bejesus out of me.

I think I'm saying that I don't understand Phang's seeming dismay over the relative popularity of a Republican who, in general, upholds 'traditional' Republican values. It's not exactly shock of the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2007, 13:44
Replies: 34
Views: 1,053
Posted By pablissimo
Re: American politics scares the bejesus out of me.

The entire country has, in general, fairly conservative views. His conservative views aren't in any way extreme (he's not saying 'kill all the gays'), and conservatism isn't necessarily bad.


In...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2007, 13:26
Replies: 34
Views: 1,053
Posted By pablissimo
Re: American politics scares the bejesus out of me.

So are most Americans (http://www.galluppoll.com/content/?ci=27628), with a majority favouring a ban on partial birth abortion. This is in line with Thompson's stance that late-stage abortions...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 18:00
Replies: 40
Views: 1,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: radical feminists lolz

Why change it to something that, when spoken aloud, still includes the sound 'men'? I know that 'womyn/women' probably isn't the greatest example of the case they'd want to make, but I can't help but...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 12:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By pablissimo
Re: European VAT

HMRC reckons (http://customs.hmrc.gov.uk/channelsPortalWebApp/channelsPortalWebApp.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pageImport_ShowContent&id=HMCE_PROD_009989&propertyType=document) that it's 17.5% if...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2007, 19:14
Replies: 86
Views: 3,060
Posted By pablissimo
Re: #forums

Requesting a link to grandfather's trouser rat
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2007, 17:00
Replies: 86
Views: 3,060
Posted By pablissimo
Re: #forums

That reminds me of the faux Starbucks-and-Becky IRC log where you pop into the channel because you've heard your name. Good times.

Edit:...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2007, 13:11
Replies: 40
Views: 1,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: radical feminists lolz

I bet I could make them feel...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2007, 12:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: radical feminists lolz

'Womyn' is pretty hilarious too
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2007, 13:57
Replies: 62
Views: 2,095
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Yes, I have read Tietäjä posts

What I mean is we have absolutely no idea what the context of your original complaint is. If it's a PD-related thing, you'll be lucky to find anyone over here who has half a clue as to what's going...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2007, 13:41
Replies: 62
Views: 2,095
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Yes, I have read Tietäjä posts

While I was reading the words there, it felt awfully like my head was full of cotton wool. You know, like there were waves crashing - all I could hear was the sound of blood rushing the hell away...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2007, 20:21
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2007, 18:34
Replies: 41
Views: 2,172
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Laptop Problems

Acers can be bought reasonably cheaply and I've had mine for two years now with absolutely no problems. My girlfriend just bought a newy, £500 or so, with a staggeringly pretty rigid screen though...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2007, 19:56
Replies: 86
Views: 3,060
Posted By pablissimo
Re: #forums

I'm going to join #forums right now because #forums was mentioned on the forum.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2007, 20:09
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By pablissimo
Re: My music video

Just get a webcam of Dace's crotch while it's playing and, you know. You can see where this is heading.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2007, 20:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By pablissimo
Re: XP SP2 Performance Issues

I currently have open Firefox with four low-image tabs, Word and MSN Messenger. Task Manager's registering around 600 meg of memory committed (bearing in mind that'll also include pages that've been...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2007, 19:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By pablissimo
Re: XP SP2 Performance Issues

I'd largely contend that the guy was talking crap. Almost all of the sites that show optimisation tips and tweaks manage a split of 50% 'legend' and 50% 'nonsense'.

You can improve boot times by...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 12:45
Replies: 40
Views: 1,264
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Answer a quick questionnaire for me

Here's a man who's missing out
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2007, 14:33
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Broadband

Best ISP I've been with in the past five years has undoubtedly been Nildram. On Pipex this year with no discernible issues, though as a result I've not had to contact their customer services. One of...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 18:22
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Under Siege : Glasgow

It did seem a particularly stupid city to target for blowing up. Way to try to start a fight with a taxi rank of Glaswegians, jackasses.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2007, 10:04
Replies: 34
Views: 1,654
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best uni for Computer Science

Hull's CS department is fairly well renowned for its links with Microsoft and other large companies, it's just unfortunate that it's located within Hull.

Edinburgh is where I did my CS degree, it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Jun 2007, 20:15
Replies: 41
Views: 6,931
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Round 22 Name

Unless round-names are tied to some storyline feature (which would require some notion of an evolving universe instead of round-after-round of the same), you're probably better to stick with...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 13:50
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Hey Guys!

Don't worry about it, we all make them. I don't think any less of you for screwing up.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 13:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

I am such a voter, though generally to appease the guilt I'd feel for not even turning up.

Plus it's only once every couple years.



The only people who are set to gain a better understanding...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Hey Guys!

Oh. My bad.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 12:57
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Hey Guys!

Is CyberNations actually a game yet, or is it still only one level above those "Which Simspons Character Are You" multiple-choice quizes?

The book it markets wasn't all that bad though
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 13:30
Replies: 87
Views: 3,355
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

I believe that when the minimum wage was introduced, around 5% of UK workers would actually have be affected by its introduction (that is to say that they did not already earn more than the minimum...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 13:17
Replies: 87
Views: 3,355
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who Wants to Be Second Best?

I was under the impression that most foodstuffs were VAT-exempt, at least in the UK.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 11:10
Replies: 87
Views: 3,355
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 09:34
Replies: 86
Views: 3,770
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Festival Wrist Bands

I'm probably the only person in this thread who thinks that Furball has managed to make himself look like a total jackass. Get bent.



For the couple of weeks I had mine on after Leeds I...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2007, 14:48
Replies: 94
Views: 2,895
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

It seems football is more expensive than drinking good whisky =(

From what's been said in the thread about whisky though, most of the suggestions are the cheap stuff that's perfectly passable but...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2007, 13:50
Replies: 94
Views: 2,895
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

It doesn't take long to get a general feel for what you like. In addition, whisky isn't as expensive a pursuit as you make out, especially when you can go to small specialist shops and get 100-250ml...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2007, 13:42
Replies: 75
Views: 2,117
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Mmorpgs

How much of this was actually, you know, real words?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2007, 13:39
Replies: 86
Views: 3,770
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Festival Wrist Bands

No it's not, it's like going to Leeds and buying a Leeds t-shirt with the line-up on the back, or doing the same with any gig/band/event. Except it's free!
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2007, 14:22
Replies: 38
Views: 1,952
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Help me Obi-GD, you're my only hope!

I'd give Mark Ronson a go from that list too. Lounge-esque versions of Britney Spears' Toxic, Coldplay tracks and Radiohead?

Outdoors, sunny day, a couple beers, Mark Ronson and Go! Team. Perfect.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2007, 13:18
Replies: 38
Views: 1,952
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Help me Obi-GD, you're my only hope!

On a sunny day, I imagine the Go Team's set'll be ace, and you can't go far wrong with the Who
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2007, 20:19
Replies: 116
Views: 6,250
Posted By pablissimo
Re: OMG , im CHEATING

This is probably the most stupid thing I've ever read on this forum.
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2007, 12:12
Replies: 75
Views: 2,117
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Mmorpgs

You bring enough commas for the whole class?

Just kidding, you're doing great.
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2007, 16:39
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Smoking Ban

Nah, let's just restrict the stop-and-quiz bill to only apply to Johnny Foreigner. Hey wait, that's basically the same thing!
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 21:05
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Smoking Ban

Yeah sorry I realise that was a stupid generalisation to make based upon limited experience. A couple of friends work in not-rough-but-calling-it-'banter'-would-be-a-push kind of pubs. Generally...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 21:02
Replies: 61
Views: 2,687
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Radio 1's Ten Hour Takeover

You ever listen to any of Gilles Peterson's show? I know it's Radio 1 and all but he did, at least once, used to run a brilliant weekly show of obscure 'world-wide' music.
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 20:57
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Smoking Ban

How so a pain? I never once had to eject anyone for not obeying the ban, and always used to ask people (nicely) to smoke away from the bar when I was working which they invariably didn't take issue...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 20:53
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Smoking Ban

I didn't give up smoking when the ban came in in Scotland, though I was always a 'polite' smoker and never enjoyed sparking up indoors anyway. It'll make ****-all difference to most people's lives....
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 18:30
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Calling All Wii Owners!

Don't know if anyone's seen it (replies of 'OLD' expected and considered retarded) but this (http://www.loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/208/Rejected%20WiiPlay%20Games) tickled
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 12:51
Replies: 61
Views: 2,687
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Radio 1's Ten Hour Takeover

Amen, sister.

Noone's yet mentioned Annie Nightingale, whose show is the only thing I listen to on Radio 1 beyond the Chris Moyles podcast. I did used to enjoy (read: love, adore, obsess over)...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 23:47
Replies: 94
Views: 2,895
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

If you like the Glen Garioch, try some "DoubleWood" Balvenie 12-year. I've had and enjoyed Balvenie in the past but hadn't tried anything two-cask from them, and it's awesome stuff. I've a litre of...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 23:42
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Gavin & Stacey

I experienced very little.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Gavin & Stacey

Are the clips on that page reasonably representative of the show?
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 20:52
Replies: 94
Views: 2,895
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

I wouldn't reckon that absinthe is something that is oft-demanded from a quiet of Methuselah and co but whatever
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 13:18
Replies: 94
Views: 2,895
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What should my home drinks cabinet contain?

Kahlua, Pernod and angustura bitters are the kinds of things you'll probably not use for months at a time (unless you like a long vodka) but regret not having when the opportunity arises.

Grouse...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2007, 01:07
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Calling All Wii Owners!

Giver, not a receiver? Selfless.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2007, 09:45
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

I've started enjoying simple cocktails that involve mint leaves, but I'm afraid to do it anywhere but 'exclusive' bars in Ed. Give me a recipe and I'll love you long-time and so on.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2007, 09:43
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Calling All Wii Owners!

I stand up for the bowling and boxing games, but otherwise there isn't much point. I can do significantly better at golf by sitting down and just flicking my wrist - the damned thing's crap if you're...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2007, 09:40
Replies: 29
Views: 773
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Lancaster University Library

Number 2's certainly the way things worked in Edinburgh; you weren't permitted to graduate if you owed any University department any money. So that includes rent, course fees and library fines I...
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2007, 08:57
Replies: 129
Views: 4,761
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Internet forums

I used to read a lot of what was in GBS over at SA but didn't find it enthralling enough to want to pay money for an account, especially since there's retarded hostility (of which we too are guilty)...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 22:45
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Hockey is for girls

The predictable follow-up reply to a Koen post, unless it's about Theam's sister, in which case

Nude pics please
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 21:53
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Social Ineptitude

Don't worry, if you don't get the girl there's a forum full of people dying for you to make a thread about it
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 21:50
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Marilyn Manson

If you're not lambasting dullards, you probably need a better thesaurus.
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 21:30
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

BB-Code

Got nothing special to say? Italicise! Think you can make a point without underlining at least one key phrase from your argument? Then it probably wasn't a very good point in the first...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 21:27
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Suck a dick

There're situations few and far between where 'suck a dick' isn't a conversation-stopping retort. Perhaps when your vicar asks you what you want with your tea, but then if you're the...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 21:23
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Coffee, cigarettes, amphetamines

There is nothing on this Earth that cannot be solved by some combination of the above. Possibly augmented with Fry's Turkish Delight.
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 16:45
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Speak your mind

Don't be one of those losers who keeps everything bottled up; your conversation will only be bland and uninteresting and the bored looks on the faces of so-called-friends (yes I'm...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 16:41
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Lie to yourself

Let's face it, you're a miserable **** and you drag down everyone around you. If you're not going to have the common decency to off yourself from the Forth Road Bridge or atop the...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2007, 15:12
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By pablissimo
Re: How to be a Better Human Being

Baffling

Noone wants to hear you dropping bombs, especially if they're trying to get their freak on in the adjoining bedroom and you've a case of the stinky lead balloons. Try baffling, the art of...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2007, 14:11
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Anagrams of your name

A penile hole joins lull
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 14 May 2007, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,983
Posted By pablissimo
Re: hard drive recovery

Other than the illegality of it, probably not. They're going to have to look at some of the data to see if it's been recovered or if it's gibberish, and since it's getting recreated things like...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 14 May 2007, 09:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,983
Posted By pablissimo
Re: hard drive recovery

Buy a cheap second drive and buy something for recovery purposes, if in doubt there're probably reviews in PC Pro or similar magazines that you can rely on fairly well. Assuming it boots off a CD and...
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2007, 18:34
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Oh Come On

But I don't get to wedge them in often enough =(
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2007, 16:12
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Oh Come On

I've never thought starting a sentence with 'and' was somehow correct but even if it turns out that there's some rule that says it's fine (or the absence of one saying that it's wrong) there're...
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2007, 16:05
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Touch-typing

85 wpm with two errors on whatever the **** nonsense about business I was typing, but that was on a laptop keyboard and I'm pretty sure I'd be more proficient on a proper one.
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2007, 13:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Touch-typing

I touch-type but I have no idea how or when I learnt to, I think it was just a natural progression. Makes typing and watching the tv easier though.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 May 2007, 09:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Would you use this programming language?

That's pretty much what these guys ('http://www.ffconsultancy.com/languages/ray_tracer/index.html') concluded. The study's not in any way an exhaustive language comparison but it, in this particular...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2007, 19:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,316
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Villas Badge

I'm surprised they didn't do the font in Comic Sans
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2007, 14:31
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [job]graduate recruitment[rant]

Yeah I'm not exactly feeling the sympathy for someone who couldn't be arsed preparing themselves for an interview.

Most graduate positions are massively oversubscribed and the companies involved...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2007, 09:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,430
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Turkish Delight

You can buy coloured ones too, duh
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2007, 09:14
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Is it me...

Not any more!
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2007, 14:04
Replies: 52
Views: 2,553
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Segregation rears its ugly head.....again.

Dressing up as a plumber and stroking Nod's 'ego' simply isn't tutoring. Or at least the kind that I would pay for.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2007, 17:01
Replies: 77
Views: 2,223
Posted By pablissimo
Re: That Feeling.

A miniature carton of UHT where the milk (rofl) has been replaced by the putrid effluent from a decaying human corpse, and the realisation that as the smell has hit your nostrils most of the fluid is...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2007, 10:35
Replies: 77
Views: 2,223
Posted By pablissimo
Re: That Feeling.

Post of the year.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Apr 2007, 13:07
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By pablissimo
Re: today I have been mostly listening to

Edit:

Nod's right, I just followed the trend generally ignoring the lead post. How poor.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Apr 2007, 13:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Brilliant Ideas Not Yet Realised

Take a jaffa cake and dip that bad boy in some strong coffee.

Now that's a spicy meatball.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2007, 10:39
Replies: 71
Views: 3,058
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Summer Meet

Too near a big milestone at work, and in London =(
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2007, 19:32
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Down and Out In London

Agencies are normally good, provided that you take whatever they give you. I've worked for at least a couple where they gave me shitty jobs (industrial laundry cleaning anyone?) with hopeless...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Apr 2007, 18:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Would you use this programming language?

I know it's not wholly functional, but a lot of programmers who are used to all-procedural programming struggle to adapt to anything functional. I've used Lisp for AI stuff before and toyed with...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2007, 12:32
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Adventures in the land of the thought police, episode 12

Oh by the way, after the disgusting and unforgivable way that France conducted themselves in the 19th century, we should institute a blanket ban on anyone saying they like the Eiffel Tower or Thierry...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2007, 12:24
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 19:44
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [football] PFA Awards

Fabregas, assuming that one of the criteria that they use is 'player is not a ****'.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 18:43
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 00:26
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By pablissimo
Re: April's Enemies List - nominations

I thought I had a bet on Numersixvalverde but it turns out I'd ****ed it all up, so whilst I didn't win any money I also didn't have to punch myself in the crotch.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2007, 20:46
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who?

House house house house house house house house house

He's a hero to me! <3
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2007, 16:08
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Dull I know but what was offensive

Ahh, see I misunderstood the original question and thought it was 'who purged the DB like a jackass'. Noooowwwww I see.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 22:11
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Dull I know but what was offensive

Was it not Fudge?

I think that's explanatory enough as to both the 'who' and the 'why'. Though we've not blamed Karm for anything recently so let's do that.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2007, 09:41
Replies: 67
Views: 2,083
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who wants to live forever?

You're not even trying any more, dude.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 12:37
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

If the Director's Cut were a test-card with the words 'Sorry for the inconvenience' and some easy-listening jazz playing in the background, it'd be an improvement.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 22:58
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

I just finished watching Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and whilst this may not be the thread for it I thought I'd just publicly declare that I'm going to kill every one of my shit-eating,...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 22:08
Replies: 227
Views: 6,633
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 20:56
Replies: 227
Views: 6,633
Posted By pablissimo
Re: bad rep/good rep.. what s the points and why no comments when issued?

Your sig made me think of the phrase luncheon meat truncheon. Shaaaaaaarinnnnnnnnnnng
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 18:44
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Looking for PA players in my area

Wallonnia has to be, like, the greatest named place ever. oh mani'msohighrightnowIS THAT ELVIS?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 18:40
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

:salute:

I'm not sure that really conveyed what I was going for but **** it, he looks so grinny
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2007, 10:08
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By pablissimo
Re: First Person shooters with a decent storyline.

The pathologically retarded AI opponents didn't blow the game for you first?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 22:59
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

My brother bought it on DVD and it's actually very entertaining. Especially with Arnie meeting the Ferrigno family for breakfast.

They don't make documentaries like that any more =(
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 21:47
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

Silly rabbit, Pumping Iron (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076578/) isn't sci-fi

:salute:
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 21:26
Replies: 131
Views: 4,529
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

Serenity was doubtless an excellent film, especially since they had a relatively small budget and the fairly difficult task of creating a film to suit the fans who had inspired its creation as well...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2007, 19:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Student Loan

9%, pre-tax, on eveything you earn over 15k. So about £450 a year
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2007, 11:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Student Loan

Yeah, I had this grand plan of paying it back with voluntary contributions, but in fact you could pay back any tiny amount per month and the real-value of the loan will be decreasing anyway (since if...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2007, 13:17
Replies: 67
Views: 2,083
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who wants to live forever?

Let's see stem-cells take care of your embarrassing surname
Forum: General Discussions 1 Apr 2007, 17:42
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By pablissimo
Re: April Fools

Facebook has 'funny' things in your news feed. If you replace the word 'funny' by '****ing moronic' and the word 'things' by 'nuggets of shit'.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2007, 18:11
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nightmare Posting

ifyoucantfityourreplyinonewordyousuck
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2007, 13:54
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By pablissimo
Re: calling all UK terry pratchett fans !!!!!

He did a great book about whiskey distilleries, too!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2007, 12:31
Replies: 27
Views: 961
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Songs that never get old.

Sasha - Xpander
High Constrast - Racing Green
Morrissey - How Soon Is Now

My musical taste is all over the damn place, but these are at least three tunes that I've left on repeat for days at a...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Mar 2007, 18:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Are you Agile?

See there're only four software devs in our place, which means that applying a specific methodology isn't really practical. I'm trying to institute an environment of test-driven development which...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2007, 18:41
Replies: 52
Views: 2,342
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who do you miss?

It certainly did. But I'd not have gone there so much if it weren't for Jahl. And snow. We had some appalling games of CS between us.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 Mar 2007, 15:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Are you Agile?

We don't strictly adhere to any methodology in particular in my place, mostly because the projects we're working on are less collaborative than things like Agile and CMM are really useful for. In...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Mar 2007, 15:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By pablissimo
Re: question about java script

I hate links that use JavaScript at all.

See www.rswww.com. I do a lot of electronics part ordering from them but because pretty much every link on the site is a JavaScript one it's entirely...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2007, 23:39
Replies: 113
Views: 3,897
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2007, 22:57
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Your thoughts and feelings

You should call it 'Tails of Woah'.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2007, 00:20
Replies: 113
Views: 3,897
Posted By pablissimo
Re: ITT you say things that you know will get you neg repped

High-five.



Edit:
The rep button actually disappears for banned users. ****ing sweet.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2007, 10:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Gf Poll

A year on Saturday <3

[Ignore the fact that that means we hooked up on Paddy's Day]

Edit: 8 vs 4, 66% / 33% based on Dante's calculations becuase I have no ****ing clue how 6/10 is meant to...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2007, 17:37
Replies: 59
Views: 1,499
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2007, 17:21
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By pablissimo
Re: robot rights. good, bad, or ugly ?

That you didn't know we'd mapped the human genome is in no way to say that the event 'happened and took everyone by surprise'. The Human Genome Project was established in like 1993, it's not like...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 21:00
Replies: 42
Views: 1,059
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What are you looking forward to?

That tune's great, and the vid. <3 T&F
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2007, 17:16
Replies: 49
Views: 1,132
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2007, 13:40
Replies: 49
Views: 1,132
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What would you like to be remembered for?

I'd like to be just memorable enough not to have a Wikipedia page. **** those fannies.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2007, 13:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,732
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Long time no see.

I recognise the avatar but I'm at a loss myself. But I'm sure you're lovely.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2007, 13:17
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Text messages

My phone keeps pretty much an unlimited number of texts, there're on the edge of 10,000 sent and received in there at the mo spanning 18 months. I think the best ones I get are probably from my dad....
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 20:42
Replies: 38
Views: 1,884
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Rhetorical questions

Whatever happened to the Likely Lads?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 14:30
Replies: 56
Views: 1,864
Posted By pablissimo
Re: if you were given fifty grand

If you bet on both red and black you could only possibly, in the best case, get your money back. And since you'd lose money if 0 or 00 come up (at about a 5% chance), your long-term expected return...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 19:55
Replies: 56
Views: 1,864
Posted By pablissimo
Re: if you were given fifty grand

Post it to the address round the corner.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 16:26
Replies: 26
Views: 1,039
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Are you a gamer?

44, screwing up a couple of stupidly easy ones and luckily guessing some hard ones.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2007, 14:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Pub opening Times

The Scotsman in Edinburgh opens at 6am, at least during the festival. You tend to find night-shift workers and postmen in there.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2007, 23:41
Replies: 29
Views: 1,656
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2007, 05:42
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Valentine's Day

Oh **** off. Once.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2007, 05:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Top Gear

To whom it may concern,

Massive amounts of it are probably scripted. It's not a documentary; it's entertainment, get over it.

Yours Faithfully,

The guy who isn't retarded.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2007, 18:08
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Valentine's Day

Did someone mention the gym?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2007, 16:43
Replies: 53
Views: 1,842
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I'm thinking about becoming vegan

I wet myself reading it just now, the phrase "Big Bird is a full-body Faggot" is almost poetic.


That was a pretty fundamental error.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2007, 14:30
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Valentine's Day

I'm going to a resso called Blonde, and apparently tomorrow evening is a set 3-course meal with a complimentary glass of champagne for £25 a head.

gogogo
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2007, 13:54
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Valentine's Day

A nice restaurant for a late candlelit (since that's all they do at this place) dinner and a couple of glasses of wine is my current plan, assuming I can actually book a table.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2007, 19:41
Replies: 38
Views: 1,054
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Examples of teamwork

Most of those aren't opinions about teams dude, they're about how you personally work in a team. Which is kinda talking about teamwork...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2007, 17:14
Replies: 38
Views: 1,054
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Examples of teamwork

Those guys eating each other when their plane crashed in the mountains was pretty good teamwork.

Otherwise I generally draw upon team-based events I did during CCF like the King's Cup. Making sure...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2007, 20:08
Replies: 52
Views: 1,374
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Cannabis Cameron

You could turn it anti-abortion before page 2, that'd be pretty perverted.


Edit: Pro-slavery?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2007, 14:38
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By pablissimo
Re: open source search

When you start playing Wii Boxing, the first fight you get's against a guy who looks like Jesus who I repeatedly punched in the balls instead of reading the instructions.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2007, 18:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,563
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Quiting smoking

I gave up at New Year and whilst I've admittedly had a couple of slip-ups once the first couple of weeks are out of the way it's all pretty smooth sailing. No patches or anything, and I didn't used...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2007, 12:19
Replies: 161
Views: 6,992
Posted By pablissimo
Re: OK GD people, which book are you reading now?

I have on my desk Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks which I entirely plan on starting this evening so consider this a spooky post from the future.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Feb 2007, 02:11
Replies: 42
Views: 3,233
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The Eitraides, a good surprise ?

The name's just a rip-off from Dune, right?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 23:02
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

I guess what I'm trying to say here is that at least Travler's not covered in Lisa Riley's vaginal mucus and having the shit kicked out of him by his entire family on national television, now a...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 22:51
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

"That's a hell of an act, what do you call it?"

and there was the longest pause


"The aristocrats"
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 22:50
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

You didn't pass out for long, but you awaken refreshed. A dream! But then, why are you still naked wearing a Lynam-brand pearl-necklace? And where's your penis, Tom, where's your ****ing penis? And...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 22:48
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

Anus torn and bleeding, your face smeared with a mix of your own penile blood and Riley's 'special sauce', you crawl away moaning, pleading to anyone who'll listen.

A light! A light at the end of...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 22:45
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

Oh it gets worse Tom, oh it gets worse. While Riley's straddling your face, puckered arsehole glistening with post-workout dew, Clarissa 'Two Fat Ladies' Dickinson Wright has her mouth round your...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 22:28
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

Lisa Riley's gelatinous buttocks atop your waiting face, one cheek either side of yours, your mouth and nose pushed against her gaping nether-maw and your eyes brilliant white with absolute,...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 21:00
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

You're just scared that Lisa Riley's going to swallow you whole. And I don't just mean your penis! Though she'd be swallowing that by extension so I guess you could go to heaven with that on the...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 19:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

What did the leper say to the whore?

Keep the tip.

HA! I'm here all week.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 19:49
Replies: 67
Views: 3,243
Posted By pablissimo
Re: An insightful and original thread

SEXUAL LUBRICANT

Seriously I don't know why I hate him any more but it's easier than figuring out why to like him.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 19:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

Hip deep in grease painted loins, baby.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 14:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

I'd be straight instead of bent.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 14:34
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

Every time you appear on here to post again after some absence my response seems to be "Who the **** are you?" and in this instance I'm not going to deviate.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2007, 12:36
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

I'm confused, there're two of you but people like one of you and hate the other one. What gives?
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 23:09
Replies: 298
Views: 11,306
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wife problems

Seems like the kind of way I'd want to go out.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 17:48
Replies: 58
Views: 2,010
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nominations for January's Enemies list

I think the Daily Mail's probably more your sort of publication.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 16:35
Replies: 58
Views: 2,010
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nominations for January's Enemies list

I'd nominate you for expecting more from the Sun but I'm hoping you've learnt your lesson.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 14:16
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

RammyRim!


Edit: Shit that was pay per post
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 12:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

I would imagine that a marketing agency could have a bot register on a forum then leave it for three or so months until people forget that it joined. Subsequently, when the marketing agency logs into...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2007, 11:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What to read first?

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=%22Hi+everyone%2C+I+just+registered+here+just+this+week.%22&btnG=Google+Search&meta=
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2007, 13:32
Replies: 52
Views: 2,342
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who do you miss?

Oh Pavil as well.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2007, 01:01
Replies: 52
Views: 2,342
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who do you miss?

I thought it was a rip-roaring time too, until that clown nonsense. I'll have to get down to somewhere at some stage. I've been meaning to try and get some kind of Dace-and-Kura thing going in...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2007, 00:55
Replies: 52
Views: 2,342
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Who do you miss?

Jahllovit from IRC, if only because I was going to beat her on my Mauro collection and then she left before I had the chance to be all 'hey I'm so winning'.

Jesus, #homely was so dorky, it was...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2007, 10:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Help save Mozarts penis.

If the courts have to step in to fix this then they'll be serving an interdict.

Interdicked woaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2007, 10:09
Replies: 31
So
Views: 883
Posted By pablissimo
Re: So

God ****ing dammit I saw that 'I'm waiting for some weightlifting advice' and then was about to dive in with a fake SilverSmoke post and then he went and ****ing posted already and I'm pretty...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 18:07
Replies: 31
So
Views: 883
Posted By pablissimo
Re: So

Deja poo more like
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 13:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Help save Mozarts penis.

Does planetarium mean the same in French as in English and if so why does the zoo feel they should encroach on Physics territory
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 13:29
Replies: 31
So
Views: 883
Posted By pablissimo
Re: So

Deja poo more like
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 20:27
Replies: 75
Views: 1,650
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Social Greetings

In case the other gentleman is infact a baboon and shits in it.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 10:53
Replies: 79
Views: 3,587
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Football] Paul Tomkins Article on Liverpool

aw, I'll pwotect woo fwom the big bwaad bwenitezzzz

yus i will yus i will yus i will
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2007, 10:49
Replies: 75
Views: 1,650
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Social Greetings

I quite like a good handshake. If someone brings a friend to something we're doing and I don't know them and they're just being introduced to me (as opposed to 'everyone this is X, X this is the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jan 2007, 14:48
Replies: 70
Views: 6,184
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Round 20 Name Competition

Orbit you he's just orbit stressed
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2007, 17:17
Replies: 58
Views: 2,010
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nominations for January's Enemies list

That would be a direct copy of Hugh Laurie doing it in the first series of 'A Bit Of Fry And Laurie'. At least I think it was the first series. Still, these young whipper-snappers best have credited...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 18 Jan 2007, 10:33
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bold suggestion

Yeah using existing IP wouldn't work, but there's no reason why a half-way adequate back-story, rounds based upon it like series of a tv show (where perhaps a single round has multiple chapters which...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2007, 10:27
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A.S.G.'s Rambling #115

It's surely an evolutionary imperative to want to blend-in to whatever social group you're part of. I'm not sure anything new has been said here, it's millions of years of evolutionary pressure which...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2007, 10:16
Replies: 35
Views: 656
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Stargate

I don't think they've shown the simultaneously for the past four years. Before Xmas the States are about a month and a half ahead, they go for their mid-season break around October/November. The UK...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jan 2007, 16:03
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By pablissimo
Re: *oops i did it again*

Where the hell is JBOY
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jan 2007, 13:29
Replies: 34
Views: 1,090
Posted By pablissimo
Re: About R20 name competition

Since pretty much every name has been entirely unconnected to any 'plot' elements that noone in Team arsed themselves to construct, we should go with a Splinter Cell-esque piss-take...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jan 2007, 14:21
Replies: 99
Views: 3,464
Posted By pablissimo
Re: With Marv gone

He's condescending, would brush off the slightest comment with glib remarks turning quickly to illiterate hostility and could, I'm sure, be convinced to write like a six year old if needs be. How is...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2007, 21:36
Replies: 56
Views: 1,607
Posted By pablissimo
Re: People thinking American's are stupid.

Oh come, Tom Clancy couldn't have been that great a foe. In the time it took him to describe in exacting detail how and by whom the symbols on the handle of the exquisite blade were carved, the...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2007, 11:12
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Stupid Bastard American Networks!

SG-1 always ends up a few weeks ahead on the UK's Sky One after the xmas break. Atlantis eps are 'available' seemingly from Canada.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jan 2007, 11:10
Replies: 99
Views: 3,464
Posted By pablissimo
Re: With Marv gone

If Marv can do it anyone can. Even Idler!

Also go bring Messiah and Fudge back.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 22:34
Replies: 39
Views: 758
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 22:25
Replies: 39
Views: 758
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 22:19
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

Are you just ignoring Kenny's brilliance or are you just plain sailing?

Well that wasn't very good =(
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 21:03
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

It's like he's an irony machine. It's also the first time in nearly seven years of forums typage that I've had my English language skills set-upon with such fervour.

I have failed.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:24
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

Yeah cos 'dumb' doesn't mean stupid. Also, get out
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,243
Posted By pablissimo
Re: VGA Planets - new game, looking for players

Yeah I'd be going along with '**** off you whiny tarts' or something similar but I guess yours is a little more diplomatic.

Oh screw it, **** off you whiny tarts.

It's the lack of nicotine...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:09
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

You are being ruinously shit. Stop it. It's embarassing for all of us.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:05
Replies: 56
Views: 1,240
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Migrationwatch: Does this make any sense to you?

It's still not quite as retarded a post as Kenny's 'Russian Space Pen' come-back but the race for jackass-of-the-year's hot hot hot!
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 16:15
Replies: 53
Views: 16,409
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Why I don't use the train

I'm really not looking forward to the day I'm too old. And it's only a couple years off =(((((((

But by the point I'll have a personal jetpack and everything will be :cool: again.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 14:20
Replies: 53
Views: 16,409
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Why I don't use the train

Then surely the article is correct? 'Sometimes' you violate the conditions of carriage by ending a journey early (it's in there, annoyingly), with the condition being that the ticket must state this...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 13:58
Replies: 53
Views: 16,409
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Why I don't use the train

I have trouble understanding why people don't get young-person's railcards, they're effing invaluable.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 11:27
Replies: 56
Views: 1,240
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Migrationwatch: Does this make any sense to you?

No Subway that I have been in has been assembly-line esque in its production of my sandwich. Sure, things are laid out in a linear fashion, but that does not an assembly line make. One person cuts my...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2007, 19:44
Replies: 56
Views: 1,240
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Migrationwatch: Does this make any sense to you?

The 'per hour' part of 'productivity per hour' is surely redundant; noone measures productivity by GDP alone but by GDP per capita which, based on reasonable assumptions, is the same as GDP per hour...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2007, 14:17
Replies: 53
Views: 16,409
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Why I don't use the train

The only long-distance journey I make with any frequency is Edinburgh-Liverpool return, which I can do for about £38 with my railcard, adding in a local train in Liverpool to and from my house to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2007, 20:37
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

Could an argument not be made that your punishment is more cruel/unjust than just ending his life? Let's say that he was to stay in prison until rehabilitated, in a 12x12 grey concrete room with...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2007, 10:23
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Whatever you do, don't open your Dell PC

We've something similar, the Precision desktops have a latch-esque thing at the back on the top that you slide which pops the whole side of the case off in a rather nifty fashion.

The...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2007, 14:22
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The New Year thread (part two)

Welllll, I guess 'ideally' the following are on the list

Give up smoking
Start eating more healthily (perhaps using Fitday or something to keep track)
Go for a run or head to the gym before...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2007, 03:42
Replies: 34
Views: 954
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Saddam, Hitler, Stalin, Hirohito... all were needed.

Disease is seemingly the most efficient way of sorting this kind of thing out; the highest mortality rates of most diseases are generally the young and the elderly or infirm, leaving the...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2007, 03:36
Replies: 83
Views: 1,524
Posted By pablissimo
Re: 2007: A Cultural Revolution

Your post was essentially unsupported, rhetorical and devoid of merit, and you got called on it. Then you got pissy because you got called on it. Are you serious?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Dec 2006, 00:02
Replies: 84
Views: 1,786
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Hypothesize : The tiniest event that could have changed your life.

How, genuinely out of curiousity, old were you at the point this happened? I'm generally a cynic but with an open mind for the odd story of triumph, so I'm shooting for a goal with some good news...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2006, 23:51
Replies: 84
Views: 1,786
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Hypothesize : The tiniest event that could have changed your life.

A phrase abused horribly by most who have little real appreciation of what the words mean, throwing them away like some pleasantry

Yeah there we go.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2006, 20:25
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Get on up :(

I'm truly saddened by this gent's passing.

Altogether now, LIVING IN AMERRRRRRRRAICAAAAA
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2006, 18:28
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By pablissimo
Re: So Anyway...

Essentially birds rub their holes together when mating.

Merry Christmas!
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2006, 13:01
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

So wait, you're saying that in a situation where the thrust of the engines cannot overcome the friction of the road/wheel/axle interfaces, the plane won't take off? I'm not sure I can disagree with...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2006, 11:41
Replies: 69
Views: 1,911
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Disappointment

Wait, Dace had sex?
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2006, 11:39
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

If there was enough friction to do what you're saying, the plane wouldn't be able to take off on a normal runway. So it's not really much of a plane, now.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 17:49
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Is it possible to kill a man with an ice bullet?

We'll not be having that sort of talk here.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 14:46
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

The movement of the treadmill isn't causing the plane to move (significantly, provided the plane generates enough thrust to counteract the friction between wheels and axel which is a given since it...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 13:56
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

If, in your mind, the plane can reach some arbitrary speed but go no further because the treadmill is working against it, how can it reach that speed at all? Surely in your vision of this, if the...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 13:09
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

They'd only be going infinitely fast if you interpret the question in a questionable (lol) way, surely?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 20:16
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

Well by the treadmill I was meaning the interface between the treadmill and the 'wheels' I guess. So the planes axels would have to be locked, the rubber on the tires have infinite friction with with...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 20:02
Replies: 442
Views: 22,162
Posted By pablissimo
Re: A Plane Problem

So is the gist of this that provided the surface of the treadmill doens't provide sufficient friction to keep the plane stationary, i.e. if the surface moved backwards one meter the plane would move...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 19:48
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

Since the ban en Ecosse even in England I smoke outside.

I just rock like that.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 23:56
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

Fake coughing is passive-aggressive bullshit. If you have a problem with what someone's doing you either say so, or shut the goddamn hell up and quit whining.

Like when there's a drunk guy on the...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 19:45
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

That poor son of a bitch.

I was privvy to an accountancy meal once. Jesus ****, I find it hard to understand why people would want to talk about their work all the time outside of it, but...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 17:52
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

WKD's a pronounciation thing that I had no problem with. I think if someone asked for a 'vodbull' I'd have taken the piss out of them to the same extent as I did with 'soco' but I can't think of any...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 13:22
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

If someone asks for lager, I ask them what kind they'd like (unless they've just returned, say, a Tennents glass to the bar because that's a bit of a giveaway) since we carry four. It's like if...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 10:15
Replies: 76
Views: 1,836
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Finish this sentence: "I will probably have to punch someone if..."

It was tried on me while I was working bar last year at least three times. So of course I took glee in questioning what it was exactly they wanted, making them point and then say the ****ing name....
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 13 Dec 2006, 09:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,452
Posted By pablissimo
Re: broadband

How much data are you shifting a month, roughly? I'm with Demon at the mo which has actually been pretty good (contrary to my earlier beliefs) but that's subject to a FUP (fair-use policy for anyone...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 00:22
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By pablissimo
Re: really funny daily show clip

John Oliver needs to get the **** away from Andy Zaltzman because that ****er's utter shit.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 00:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Jesus]Movie review- The Nativity Story

He threw me with His talk of it being on the 12th. Wait did I misuse the H in His there? Shit.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2006, 14:05
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Jesus]Movie review- The Nativity Story

I feel that your sentiment there was anti-rapture in nature and request you change it to 'what the heaven' or 'oh my stars'.

Edit: Also, how'd you see it so early, Travler?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 21:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,263
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2006, 13:31
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By pablissimo
Re: FAO London People

I say awesome all the time and fit into none of those categories!
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2006, 17:33
Replies: 57
Views: 2,048
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Good Comedies

Time Trumpet (written by Armando Iannucci, who co-wrote The Day Today amongst a host of other things) is ace though I don't know if it can be bought in DVD form. He was also the writer for The Thick...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2006, 16:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,108
Posted By pablissimo
Re: omgaliens

"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million-to-one," he said

"The changes of anythiiiing coming from Mars are a million-to-one," but still they come!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2006, 13:50
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By pablissimo
Re: gadgets for me for xmas

The hell, £200? I'll be happy with a couple pairs of hiking socks and Christmas dinner.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2006, 22:02
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Advent has arrived

I've gone with the one 1-X made me last year

<3
Forum: General Discussions 30 Nov 2006, 13:17
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Alexander Litvinenko

Soviet-Irish relations of course being the very lynchpin of 21st century world politics
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2006, 21:18
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By pablissimo
Re: help my sister win a trip!

I'd play an actual game of PA for a laugh.

Where was my parade dammit
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2006, 00:25
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2006, 22:50
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Money money money

Whatever happened to good old-fashioned cold-calling 'kits', dammit? The kind you used to see advertised by bits of yellow laminated A4 cable-tied to roundabouts on motorway sliproads.

****ing...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2006, 22:46
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Terminator vs Robocop

For some reason I read the forums main-page as saying GD's last-posted topic was

Thermodynamics vs. Robocop

which, 14 posts in, is likely to be pretty disorganised. WOAH! I went there.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2006, 20:32
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Nominations for November's GD enemies list

I was going to go for Jesus but I'd imagine there's a 'no fictional-characters' clause in the rules?

Otherwise yeah, put me down for twenny-bucks.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 24 Nov 2006, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Ntsc / Pal

What's the game/link? PC games have no requirement of standards such as PAL or NTSC so I'm confused as to why they'd be advertised as such.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2006, 15:16
Replies: 36
Views: 1,100
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Studing in the UK, do`s and don`ts.

I figured that because it was the Grauniad it was satirical so did the first few tube-related ones as 'being as obnoxious as possible'. That's what you ****s down there do, isn't it?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Nov 2006, 13:54
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Planetarion portal

Changing the front-page to show 'latest updates' would be good, since people've written (some) stuff but there's no real way of telling.

That does of course rely on people writing stuff as you say...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2006, 00:37
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By pablissimo
Re: My science-fiction novel : Chapter 1

I hate Tom Clancy novels because they just introduce crap that isn't required for the storyline to continue. People's names (Andrew Fletcher?) aren't necessary especially if the're not going to...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Nov 2006, 21:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Java] Recommendations

The 'painful attack' was by me (hence signed), and the comment you'd posted was worthless. But good on you to come back and post a better reply.

If you don't know any other object-oriented...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2006, 14:27
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2006, 14:09
Replies: 68
Views: 2,416
Posted By pablissimo
Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

From a gameplay point of view I love BF2, it's just painful how often/severe the patches are.

In fact scratch that, I like that a game is constantly updated but for
The patches are generally...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2006, 19:31
Replies: 68
Views: 2,416
Posted By pablissimo
Re: It's time to talk about games you're waiting for!

FFXII (even if all I've heard about it has been pretty negative for people who liked the strategy of the previous ones), and Portal looks pretty neat. C&C3 as well but the release date for that's...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Oct 2006, 14:34
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Formations

I've always liked the idea of implementing some greater degree of tactical combat into the game, at least if it were to provide the ability to perform more proactive defence (should that not be an...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 28 Oct 2006, 12:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [Java] Ignoring Letters

Use a regular expression in that instance. Something like ^[\w|\s]*$ maybe but I've done no regex stuff in years so someone else round here'd be better for that.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Oct 2006, 12:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Just a beautiful poem

I saw this on a Threadless t-shirt I intend to acqure:
Forum: General Discussions 19 Oct 2006, 23:21
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Last time it was bouncing balls...

If it was a girl, and slathered in non-toxic paint, and naked, then sure.

But kudos for thinking of me <3
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2006, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Where people drink?

The Links was better before the refurb though isn't a terrible place to drink. Many places have gone the way of it though; Drouthy's was ruined by refurbishment, the Steamie's not quite the same and...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2006, 18:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Where people drink?

Here (http://www.theauldhoose.co.uk/) almost exclusively in a non-union sense. Only reasonable place to play darts in the city. And the Pleasance union every night too, though I'm having a hard time...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2006, 13:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Spots

I'm pretty sure I've read that neither washing your face all the time nor changing your diet have any outside-the-bounds-of-statistical-error effect on the kind of hormonal acne young people tend to...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2006, 09:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Spots

I went the quack, got put on antibiotics (Oxytetracycline). They did absolutely nothing for three months then all of a sudden started working, was on them for probably 2 years. I've heard conflicting...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2006, 19:06
Replies: 221
Views: 7,866
Posted By pablissimo
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Sep 2006, 21:31
Replies: 40
Views: 1,741
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Log In Questions

Jesus Christ.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2006, 19:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By pablissimo
Re: I can't believe you guys still post here

Back to Steampowered for you

ps. Hi again. None of us have lives, except for those that left for PB or SA but then they're hardly better.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2006, 19:54
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Housing Law, Anyone?

It's shit like this that always has me
a) Making sure I clean the damn flat properly
b) Making sure I'm there for the final inventory check to argue the toss over any issues that arise
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2006, 19:52
Replies: 43
Views: 987
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Phone a friend!

Probably Tact, Mark or T&F but it'd depend on the question. I think for sheer broadness I'd go with Mark.

<3

Hugs.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2006, 19:50
Replies: 221
Views: 7,866
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [football] Champions League Prediction Thing III

I clearly didn't sabotage myself enough last time. This time...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2006, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Well, the new series of Spooks...

I utterly gave up on Spooks after the first episode of Season 3 which looked like it was filmed by either a new film school graduate or a retard, and was written by the same people who brought us the...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2006, 21:52
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Coup in Thailand?

Well sure the Coup is better when you get it in Thailand but we can't all afford that, don't look down on me because I get my Coup from my local Thai takeout you fascist.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2006, 16:34
Replies: 221
Views: 7,866
Posted By pablissimo
Re: [football] Champions League Prediction Thing III

Going out in the first rounnnnnndddd
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2006, 12:55
Replies: 52
Gin
Views: 1,268
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Gin

I've not had a Pimms in yonks, but I'm pretty sure you're going straight to hell for using cucumber as any kind of foodstuff.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2006, 19:21
Replies: 52
Gin
Views: 1,268
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Gin

I had a gin and tonic with cucumber for the first time not so long ago and was pleasantly surprised that cucumber actually had a use beyond being a sexual device.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2006, 16:27
Replies: 261
Views: 156,057
Posted By pablissimo
Re: The GD Music Archive

Electronica

Hybrid - I Choose Noise

If you've ever heard any other Hybrid stuff then this album will be far from alien with familiar themes and instruments from previous outings. Most of the...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2006, 11:20
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By pablissimo
Re: He's back!!!

Today I learnt a new word :up:
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 20:22
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bloggerz arena

Blue balls.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 20:14
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bloggerz arena

Marv's probably not blown his load yet today, maybe he can help. I fully trust he's there, cock in hand and finger up ass, just waiting to hit that button and cover the screen in ooooooooooooooze
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 20:01
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bloggerz arena

Well that's not very synergistic.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 20:00
Replies: 44
Views: 1,334
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Waistcoats

It's a trap (http://web.mit.edu/6.270/Teams/46/www/pictures/admiral_ackbar.jpg)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2006, 19:56
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Bloggerz arena

I'm not only game-savvy but I'm genned-up, in the loop and down with all that video shit. In bold.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2006, 07:31
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

Who's that Irish comic who's shit? You know the one
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Sep 2006, 07:28
Replies: 64
Views: 1,552
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Planetarion Articles & News

Did Leshy not a while back write some (pretty good) fiction based on PA's beginnings? Or am I just making shit up now?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 20:05
Replies: 85
Views: 2,428
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Two quick demands

The word dickhead is sorely underused, dickhead.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 19:27
Replies: 64
Views: 1,552
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Planetarion Articles & News

From vague recollection the major issues with every newsletter that's been attempted before, either in portal or email form were something along the lines of
Most interviews of PA people aren't...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 22:04
Replies: 48
Views: 1,402
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Tunes

Sorry for the bump but:

Just bought the new Kasabian album after having quite enjoyed the first, but goddamn I don't know where the acclaim for this one came from because it's just not very good....
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 21:50
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

National Lampoon films, excluding the excellent Animal House. **** that.

Edit: Catherine Tate.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 20:25
Replies: 113
Views: 2,772
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What Do You Like Drink While Gamming?

Dearest Sir,

Whilst I have not partaken of online video game entertainment for many a moon, I do recall that my tipple of choice was nothing more than a steaming cup of Assam with a splash of milk...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 19:00
Replies: 31
Views: 3,132
Posted By pablissimo
Re: What do you like to eat when on barbeque?

The two greatest things I've ever had on a BBQ were a rack of lamb (on a huge ass BBQ in Spain but goddamn does that and sangria go down a treat with a baked potato) and at a recent one Teryaki...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2006, 17:04
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Chat-Up Lines

I met Gail Porter during the Fringe and managed during a polite conversation with her to slip in 'I really like your bandana, very summery' without really thinking. She took it in good humour, I...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2006, 13:13
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Labelling images was never so much fun!

I'm always paired with morons, what's up with that?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 21:02
Replies: 32
Views: 816
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Weird Question

ASG is clearly a man who's not heard the Anfield Rap (http://youtube.com/watch?v=GMEvHl1dZuk)
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 19:56
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Chat-Up Lines

I was at a not-very-close-friend's birthday do at a pub in Ed just after the start of third year or there abouts. She was well-connected, being a member of loads of societies and there was quite the...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 17:08
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

Oh, those tartan fabric hats that include comedy ginger hair that always turn up when there're tourists around in Scotland. ****ing hell, why would you do that?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 15:08
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

Weekend at Bernies Those mash-up Garfield cartoons oh how zany! The word 'zany'
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2006, 09:15
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Wow my account still exists

What drugs have you been injecting into your eyeballs MAN I WAS SO WASTED this time?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2006, 19:51
Replies: 39
Views: 1,168
Posted By pablissimo
Re: Sum up your august in one sentence.

I spent five weeks working 12 hour days at the Fringe, and meeting Les Dennis didn't take the shine off the experience one bit
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