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by clearbright
Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:05 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] Oxford, Home of Dreaming Spires & Better than Cambridge
Replies: 71
Views: 14577

Re: [UK] Oxford, Home of Dreaming Spires & Better than Cambridge

I've just started getting replies back from several of my friends who applied to Oxford...and it's been utterly unpredictable as far as I could tell in terms of which of them got in. Don't let it get you down, whatever result you get: if you didn't get in, there's often a better experience beyond Ox...
by clearbright
Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:02 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] Anyone around Reading?
Replies: 10
Views: 3601

Re: [UK] Anyone around Reading?

Same - Wokingham. Recently moved here, wondering how I'll meet people my own (university student) age. What're you guys doing then in terms of work? x
by clearbright
Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] Oxford, Home of Dreaming Spires & Better than Cambridge
Replies: 71
Views: 14577

Re: [UK] Oxford, Home of Dreaming Spires & Better than Cambridge

Hey guys, I am at Balliol college currently but our term finishes before interviews start. However, I will be going home to Wokingham which is pretty close by, so if a meetup does happen I would def pop back for a day :) Any plans for the rest of the day? Do not, whatever you do, attempt to sit in y...
by clearbright
Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: HELP!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1771

We called them Dingbats in my GCSE Latin class :)
by clearbright
Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Simplified Chinese versus Traditional
Replies: 4
Views: 3468

Can I not both read and write simply? ^_^

a friend of mine prefers to write traditional and the extra strokes and structure in the characters makes it easier to write neatly/more beautifully, she says.
by clearbright
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Ancient Culture Would You Live In?
Replies: 58
Views: 5226

Ancient Egypt FTW! As a cat though. For some reason, that place has always has a captivating feel for me. ^_^
by clearbright
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Physics Laws
Replies: 44
Views: 5963

Time, surely? Like Bernard's Watch.
by clearbright
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Worst Death Ever (split from Paranoia Live)
Replies: 62
Views: 6233

Oh God...any kind of death to do with childbirth, rape, or...oh god. *goes away shuddering and with mind crying silently*
by clearbright
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what if... - on Pets.
Replies: 132
Views: 12078

When I was little-r I always wanted a squirrel for some reason. Or a chipmunk. They just seemed to be quite intelligent little chaps that could sit on your shoulder, and flit around, in just the right swift flitting way. Okay, but for maximum coolness, I would compile my menagerie (that followed me ...
by clearbright
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3527650

Insignificant Deification's sig poem set me thinking: Girls can wear jeans And cut their hair short Wear shirts and boots Cause it's okay to be a boy But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading Cause you think that being a girl is degrading I've only recently been introduced to feminist literatur...
by clearbright
Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Organ Donation
Replies: 135
Views: 16541

Adding something possibly contentious to the discussion: What do you think of this? (link to New Scientist article) This article discusses the different ways in which card-carrying organ donors are treated following serious and potentially fatal injuries, compared to unregistered donors. This really...
by clearbright
Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 336523

Hello people. I am called Yuan, and I loved reading this forum, and so have come to roost here a while, during my summer holidays, before I must decide what uni course to pick. :) I live in Britain, so I'm going into the Upper Sixth Form.

I dispense hugs!
by clearbright
Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Which Animal..
Replies: 7
Views: 2709

a wolf maybe? :)

But that's a word game :roll:

(also, have given into this delicious mix of procrastination and logic games, so finally registered several minutes ago!)

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