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by Cassi
Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445537

Re: Questions For The World

I am bad at patience, though I know ST speaks the truth... I've not really been around all that much either -- well, I have been, but quietly -- so I think we have probably just managed to be in different threads for the past two years. Yea, no plans to leave the UK. Bricking it about the new job an...
by Cassi
Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445537

Re: Questions For The World

I am good! Degree finished two years ago -- though just having done a quick egosearch of your posts it looks like it's been that long since we have crossed paths here, though I am sure you haven't been gone that long?! Just got a job that will finally let me move out of home though, so I will probab...
by Cassi
Fri Sep 20, 2013 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445537

Re: Questions For The World

Hey Jumble, long time no see! I am not convinced by iOS 7 as of yet. So far I have found more things that annoy me than things I like, but I am generally anti change and need to give things time to grow on me, so we will see. Seems to be running fine on my 4, anyway, which is something. (And yes, I ...
by Cassi
Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

What biggles said. I remember reading somewhere (I think probably in Watching the English by Kate Fox) about someone testing the reflex of saying sorry for things that clearly aren't your fault by accidentally-on-purpose bumping into people at stations, and I seem to recall something like 80-odd per...
by Cassi
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

Which isn't to say that there's not a problem here -- there was this quite recently, which is pretty monumentally stupid behaviour...
by Cassi
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

That is very catchy! Also Australian, just for the record...
by Cassi
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3423423

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I still can't say my t's properly after nearly 9 years of living in the UK. They either come out as d's or way over emphasised, because I have to kind of leave a gap around them. This was somewhat problematic when I spent 3 years living with someone named Bertie, who was also very quick to point out...
by Cassi
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Yeah, that was spot on. Actually looks like it's only on pre-order though (which I did find on Amazon too). Also, are the books new from TBD? I'm definitely looking for used ones now. New point - a decent website to buy used books in the UK!? Ha I've used http://www.betterworldbooks.co.uk/ with dec...
by Cassi
Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you find new books?
Replies: 22
Views: 20982

Re: How do you find new books?

Max, long time no see! :) Don't worry, I've not really been around/talking about my life recently all that much, so I doubt you actually missed that much there. :P

Maybe I should go for browsing a book store instead, though we don't have any big ones around...
by Cassi
Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you find new books?
Replies: 22
Views: 20982

Re: How do you find new books?

I've actually just started using Goodreads today, because I thought maybe I should try actually looking at how much I am reading for a while, because I genuinely have no idea these days. My reading has been falling into a mixture of books I am interested in myself, and books I am kind of interested ...
by Cassi
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you find new books?
Replies: 22
Views: 20982

How do you find new books?

I work in a library and help with book ordering, and read quite a lot myself. So I am always on the lookout for new books, but sometimes I wonder if I'm missing any obvious sources of finding them! For myself I go off recommendations from friends and amazon, or books that have reviews from authors I...
by Cassi
Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I had my first major awkward mooncup moment in a public toilet today (after I think about 4 years of using it now)... By complete chance I ended up in a parent and child cubicle, which has 2 toilets and a sink in it. And I thought great, I can actually rinse my mooncup out properly! Empty it, then g...
by Cassi
Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Coincidentally, the best way to eavesdrop is to have earphones in your ears that aren't outputting any sound. I am an unabashed eavesdropper. Drop some eaves on those bitches. However, you have to be careful not to react to what they are saying. (I've had this problem on the train a few times, when...
by Cassi
Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22278

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

I have. More than once. Also I am not a fan of actually having to line up leaps of faith, as I've had some nice deaths jumping off of viewpoints because I can't see anything and have to just guess... (Though tbf I have been known to do that in the past as well, but not nearly as often!) ...But no, g...
by Cassi
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22278

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

I also had a nightmare in sequence 8 Chasing Hickey...I couldn't figure out what to do, because if I shot him I desynced, but I could never seem to get close enough to tackle him, but he went in circles, so it wasn't like I was meant to follow him anywhere. I eventually realised part of the ...
by Cassi
Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22278

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

Yea, I had a lot of trouble with it. It won't let you fire until you have lined up the target with the barrels. (And I'm sorry if I'm about to state the obvious and this isn't the trouble you are having, but it's what happened to me!) The target is in the middle of the screen, and the barrels are ri...
by Cassi
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:20 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Quick cheap simple vegetarian food
Replies: 19
Views: 10627

Re: Quick cheap simple vegetarian food

This stuff is very good. Or Sainsbury's basic italian hard cheese isn't bad.
by Cassi
Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Banana Ripeness: How do you eat yours?
Replies: 21
Views: 8073

Re: Banana Ripeness: How do you eat yours?

Definitely 7+, I am always mildly disappointed by 6, and anything below that I struggle to finish. It was great when I worked at a supermarket, because I could get bags of perfectly ripe bananas for free, because they were considered too brown to sell anymore. (I mostly don't buy bananas, because I ...
by Cassi
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I've had my IUD for 2.5 years and have used my mooncup with it for all but the first month (and the month I lost it). I've never had any issues and don't really even think about it anymore, tbh.
by Cassi
Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912799

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

There are few things less appealing when already cold than the thought of a cold shower. :(
by Cassi
Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Pros: - More cost effective - More comfortable (possibly a personal thing, and will only apply after a bit of use and learning the best position for it) - Better for the environment - Never have that awkward moment at someone else's house when they don't have a bin in their bathroom - Can be used fo...
by Cassi
Fri May 04, 2012 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3423423

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I don't buy purses from US based stores anymore, because 9 times out of 10 they will be ever so slightly too small to fit a £20 note in, which is extremely irritating. (Not that I often have £20 notes in my purse, to be fair. Or any cash, really...)
by Cassi
Tue May 01, 2012 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

You know, the thing is, I'm a 34D, and I really don't feel like my chest is that large. But maybe it's just because I'm tall and have a fairly wide build, so they just don't seem large in proportion? But yea, I do quite like that idea and would be considering it if my size was an option...
by Cassi
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

On IUD insertion: Mine went incredibly smoothly. I took a couple ibuprofen about a half hour before, but they didn't give me anything there. The entire procedure, from walking in to walking out, was probably only about 15 minutes, with the actual insertion taking all of maybe 2. There was no real pa...
by Cassi
Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

How old are you and where do you live? I just went to the doctor myself when I wanted to go on the pill, but that's a lot easier with the NHS when I didn't have to worry about paying for anything (and also I was 18 and not that far off going to uni anyway, so probably a bit different). Maybe try tak...
by Cassi
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445537

Re: Questions For The World

Yea, I've not had the Dracula thing seriously in a few years now if I'm being fair. Though it's still common for people to reference Transylvania, because they don't know anything at all about Pennsylvania and well, they sound practically the same, right?
by Cassi
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445537

Re: Questions For The World

Well I tend to be doing well if people know it's not where Dracula is from, so I'm going to go out on a limb and say generally no...
by Cassi
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: eReader Owners Thread (Kindle, Nook, Kobo etc)
Replies: 51
Views: 16725

Re: eReader Owners Thread (Kindle, Nook, Kobo etc)

Well I am now on Kindle number three. Kindle number two came just a couple weeks after Christmas, when Kindle number one decided it was fun to restart itself every few minutes. On Friday, when I turned Kindle number two on, the screen became covered in lines, which only got worse every time I restar...
by Cassi
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 895319

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I have a car! It's really exciting! And I even pretty much remember how to drive after three and a half years of not driving!
by Cassi
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

On the topic of Valentine's Day and also general woman thread related things (spoilered for potential weight related triggers)... Last night I went to the Valentine's formal at my old college with the boy, since I was up for the weekend, it was a cheap but reasonable meal for us and a chance for...
by Cassi
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

What is the 7 fold? Is that different from the other one (folding in half) besides the punch down that they mention in the instructions? It's in the fold post Enuja linked to. When I actually think about it, I'm not quite sure how I take it out...I think I do a sort of c shape thing and just angle ...
by Cassi
Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I use the 7 fold because I found sometimes the punch down wouldn't pop open very easily. I've had my cup for about three and a half years now and would definitely never go back. I actually have 2 now, after losing one and buying a replacement, which of course meant I immediately found the original o...
by Cassi
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Things that are annoying: immediately after coming back from my break at work and therefore unable to go to the toilet, feeling Shark Week starting... Things that are less annoying: Shark Week starting earlier than expected in the week before seeing the boy, meaning it will hopefully be out of the w...
by Cassi
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3423423

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Rant: my older cat needs ear drops twice every day for the next week, and the look she gives me when I do it says she hates me and thinks I'm a horrible person. I wish it was easier to communicate with animals. It makes me feel sad seeing my little kitty giving me such an emotionally pained look wh...
by Cassi
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: eReader Owners Thread (Kindle, Nook, Kobo etc)
Replies: 51
Views: 16725

Re: eReader Owners Thread (Kindle, Nook, Kobo etc)

I got a Sony reader a few Christmases ago, and the Kindle 3G this Christmas. The Kindle is definitely a massive step up -- a lot faster (I had to hit the next button about 3/4 of the way down the page on the Sony to try to avoid waiting ages for the page turn, but obviously it's difficult to time so...
by Cassi
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I have this lightbox, and it really does work wonders (when I bother to use it, anyway). I am pretty sure I would have spent 99% of the winter of my first year of uni in bed without it, which probably makes it worthwhile even if I have been pretty terrible at actually using it more recently...
by Cassi
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

My coats arrived, and the black one is hideous and absolutely nothing like it said it would be. I've emailed to find out if it's the page or what they sent me that's wrong before I sort out the return... The other one fits a bit oddly, so I think I might order a size up and see how that is. Going to...
by Cassi
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

So I have been planning on buying myself a nice new coat after Christmas with my Christmas money, but since Asos have a sale on today I decided to have a look...and have bought two. One will be going back, but I can't decide between them and since they have free returns, seemed best just to get both...
by Cassi
Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I now have two mooncups, after giving my first one up as lost, suffering through a Shark Week without it, and then deciding I was not doing that again (of course after spending quite a lot of time digging through all my stuff looking for it, I found it about a week after buying the new one without e...
by Cassi
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3377199

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Isotope: the hormonal IUD is probably worth considering, as it has quite low hormone levels compared to other options. It also would be less of an issue while you're abroad as well, since it only needs to be checked once a year. I gather it can be quite expensive and some doctors are reluctant to gi...

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