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1  Forum / Sanctum Sanctorum / Re: Charts and Graphs thread on: January 18, 2018, 05:18 pm
When they hear a nuclear missile was on the way they stopped watching porn and ran around screaming "Oh God We're All Gonna Die!", and after the all clear they all went back to masturbating in celebration.

Damn it feels good to be a human.
2  Forum / AV Club / Re: Star Wars: The Trouble With Porgs on: December 23, 2017, 06:56 pm
Especially the bit about Rey fighting a porg.
3  Forum / General Discussion / Re: What do any of you people even do for a living on: December 11, 2017, 04:21 pm
I work for an information analysis company. We suck in information on just about any business / resource / environment sector you can think of, and interpret and add value to it and pump it out to clients. We employ around 9000 people in offices around the world.

The business unit I work for specializes in financial info, specifically the actions companies take that affect their shareholders (dividends, take-overs, spin-offs etc., ) and we confirm and format that info in a way our clients can use to STP populate their own systems.

Basically, we do the checking so that our clients do not have to employ pricey people who know what the hell is going on, and so can outsource the downstream actions to centres in India or Poland or whatever.

It still seems weird to me that I started off as a typical poorly-paid clerk in various stockbrokers offices shuffling paper around all those years ago, and now I am a rare and treasured expert resource.
4  Forum / Linkies / Re: News Stories That You Love on: November 30, 2017, 04:04 pm
Purported Yeti Samples Are Genetically Identical to Asian Bears, DNA Study Says

one turned out to be from a dog. The other eight were from Asian bears one from an Asian black bear, one from a Himalayan brown bear, and the other six from Tibetan brown bears

5  Forum / AV Club / Re: The Charlie Brooker Appreciation Thread on: November 27, 2017, 05:31 pm
Wait, no... I mean, no...2017 wipe?

Godammit, if that week doesn't include getting drunk, getting into a fight, and watching Screen Wipe, Christmas and New Year are cancelled.

I will spend the holiday period watching back-to-back IKEA and Coca Cola adverts in penance.
6  Forum / Linkies / Re: Videos of Various Variety on: November 13, 2017, 03:47 pm
Godammit, some of those marbles just don't know the meaning of sportsmanship, the cheating bastards.
7  Forum / AV Club / Re: Electronic Shit, man... I'm in the ZONE on: October 07, 2017, 02:14 pm

Kiwi musician Nigel Stanford has fun with industrial robots:

8  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: September 19, 2017, 01:24 pm

9  Forum / Linkies / Re: News Stories That You Love on: September 14, 2017, 01:49 pm
Lizard rescued from bedroom turns out to be smelly old sock

The officer, Vic Hurr, said she approached the unmoving reptile "cautiously" at the house on Goring Road, unable to identify its breed.
10  Forum / Science! and Sports / Re: Awesome Science Photos and Videos on: August 26, 2017, 03:10 pm
Babylonians had a method of trigonometry way more accurate than what we use.

Article above. Video below:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9-ZPGp1AJE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9-ZPGp1AJE</a>

It's all down to using base 60 rather than decimal.

11  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: August 26, 2017, 02:41 pm

12  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: August 22, 2017, 09:14 am

13  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: August 17, 2017, 03:10 pm

14  Forum / Dumbtown / Re: I want to start a podcast on: August 09, 2017, 03:41 pm
If the podcast turns out yet again to consist of a 3 hour close-up of Rem's testicles, I may withhold my support.
15  Forum / Sanctum Sanctorum / Re: john mccain is a feral ghoul on: July 28, 2017, 03:17 pm
I thought you were talking about John McClane from Die Hard, I was terribly confused.

16  Forum / Linkies / Re: News Stories That You Love on: July 12, 2017, 02:04 pm

UK Railway company puts 15-year-old work experience student in charge of Twitter account.

The company were actually more than happy with him.

17  Forum / Dumbtown / Guess the Missing Word Competition! on: June 21, 2017, 04:12 pm
Weekend's TV listings:

All competitors are allowed 187 guesses.

My guess is:

Model of the battleship Potemkin.
18  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: June 01, 2017, 03:35 pm
19  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Holy SHit, USA, what are you doing? on: May 19, 2017, 02:59 pm
20  Forum / General Discussion / Re: Thread for people who haven't posted in roughly a decade on: May 01, 2017, 12:27 pm
Blimey, what the hell were you drinking!?
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