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by trebor
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australian general draws the line on sexual discrination
Replies: 20
Views: 6280

Australian general draws the line on sexual discrination

I point you towards: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaqpoeVgr8U&feature=youtu.be and http://www.army.gov.au/Our-work/Speeches-and-transcripts/Chief-of-Army-Press-Conference and http://images.theage.com.au/file/2013/06/14/4491191/CA_UNIWD_8-9MAR2013.pdf Lt Gen. Morrison is a legend in my book, as...
by trebor
Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Male field hockey player.
Replies: 120
Views: 9509

Re: Male field hockey player.

Just last month we had a team of random high school boys (of which I was the only one that had played field hockey before (apparently more popular for males in Australia as compared to males in USA....interesting)) and we demolished the girls league winning 1st team. We were simply faster and fitter...
by trebor
Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Couple on trial for abortion in Australia
Replies: 45
Views: 5276

Re: Couple on trial for abortion in Australia

Abortion can be done in Queensland, it is not outlawed completly, However I think the issue in this case is the couple going about the abortion in an illlegal, potentially unsafe way, when they could have done it legally. They had decided against surgical termination because they did not like the pr...
by trebor
Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3433092

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Okay, wet floor signs are there because the floor is wet. I am standing there telling people to go around, because the floor is wet. So when you walk through all of these, ignore me, and almost slip and fall, then get mad at me, too freaking bad. I'll just be ready with the mop next time to clean u...
by trebor
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3433092

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

THANK YOU DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING! YOU'VE COST ME A JOB WORTH $40 000! AND I WAS ROBBED TODAY! Explanation. Went through multiple interviews for a GAP year placement with the army, got through. Successful, you've got a job when one's available stuff. Yay for me. Except, you gotta get an optometris...
by trebor
Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3433092

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

THANK YOU DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING! YOU'VE COST ME A JOB WORTH $40 000! AND I WAS ROBBED TODAY! explanation. Went through multiple interviews for a GAP year placement with the army, got through. successful, you've got a job when one's available stuff. yay for me. except, you gotta get an optometrist...
by trebor
Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Australian Federal Election 2010
Replies: 170
Views: 18416

Re: Australian Federal Election 2010

The High Court has overturned the law that closed the electoral roll on the day the writs are issued. This means about 100 000 extra people will be able to vote. Sounds like a good decision - of course ideal would be what NSW is doing in automatically enrolling people when they turn 18 Ridiculous d...
by trebor
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Birds of Tokyo
Replies: 0
Views: 940

Birds of Tokyo

Do youself a favour and listen to their new album, it's self titled. While You're there listen to all of "Universes" as well :D
by trebor
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:56 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Top Bear!
Replies: 170
Views: 32431

Re: Top Gear!

All the people wondering who the Stig is....? I never thought the Stig was one person, think about it....You're a company lending your car to someone else, you'd want your employed, insured, practiced test driver to be the one driving it if possible. Therefore it makes sense to conceal the identity ...
by trebor
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:54 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Personal Records
Replies: 159
Views: 69835

Re: Personal Records

I set a personal record today! ...in heart rate fuck I'm out of shape. my pulse was 250. I decided to take it a little easier after that. Either you counted wrong or your heart rate monitor is bad at its job, cuz theres no way you got your HR to 250 It's not impossible, just highly highly improbabl...
by trebor
Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Remember Johannes Mehserle?
Replies: 30
Views: 3898

Re: Remember Johannes Mehserle?

That isn't even an attempt to answer my question. As I said, I personally can't reach a conclusion based on the video immediately available. You've reached a conclusion in one direction while the jury reached a different one. My question is why should I believe you over them? You obviously haven't ...
by trebor
Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "Psychic" octopus makes world cup predictions.
Replies: 45
Views: 6129

Re: "Psychic" octopus makes world cup predictions.

I think the octopus just like the german box better, Germany's won all but one game so far so it's not impossible to have 'predicted' amazing results just by repeatedly picking Germany. The case for picking Serbia, eh, maybe it wanted to try something different.....
by trebor
Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The Official Running thread!
Replies: 444
Views: 170729

Re: The Official Running thread!

I ran my first marathon last Sunday in 3 hours 24 minutes, my 21.1 km splits were coincidently identical. My entry was quite a spur of the moment thing as it's winter here and miserable, I've been lucky to get out for one or two runs a week. My running preparation could have been much better but on...
by trebor
Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Paul Graham on Nerds, Popularity, and thus School
Replies: 48
Views: 9005

Re: Paul Graham on Nerds, Popularity, and thus School

I have some serious issues with some parts of his argument. To outline where I'm coming from with my point of view, I am currently at school in Victoria, Australia. (A very high achieving school, probably accounting for my different point of view) We graded them from A to E. A tables were full of fo...
by trebor
Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Toy Story 3! ^^;
Replies: 87
Views: 23185

Re: Toy Story 3! ^^;

Another amazing Pixar movie! (Will they ever make a bad one...the answer is no.)

Thoroughly enjoyed Toy Story 3, I recommend to everyone person to go see it! Loved the whole escape sequence, excellently done.

P.S the short at the start is amazing! So cute and so well done!
by trebor
Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The Official Running thread!
Replies: 444
Views: 170729

Re: The Official Running thread!

Ran 6km today around our beautiful lake (dried up paddock :lol: ) for our school lap of the lake competition, came 19th, 27 something mins, very happy with the result! p.s woo! no longer the slowest member of my family to have ran the lake......now it's my 12 year old cousin....that's right...I'm ce...
by trebor
Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: basketball
Replies: 5
Views: 1898

Re: basketball

i am creating this post for people who love basketball and those who may want to play . somethings i would like to discuss are 1)how to increase your vertical leap and explosiveness of your jump 2) improving your shooting skills 3) improving your dribbling and maneuvers as you may have noticed the ...
by trebor
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:07 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: And Australia has a new Prime Minister
Replies: 1
Views: 381

And Australia has a new Prime Minister

http://www.smh.com.au/national/gillard--to-become-australias-first-female-prime-minister-as-tearful-rudd-stands-aside-20100624-yzvw.html Julia Gillard has been voted as leader of the Labour party, ousting the current Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Kevin Rudd had recently lost a lot of popularity in the...
by trebor
Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:59 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Advice needed: my workouts
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Re: Advice needed: my workouts

eparrishjr wrote:
DO these tips and the weight will pour off, its' worked for me.


Those are great tips and people would do well to follow them when trying to stay healthy in general, It's just I'm not trying to lose weight (If I did I may waste away)
by trebor
Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: What is a word?
Replies: 77
Views: 9404

What is a word?

I just recently had the misfortune of talking to someone who among other things said "if it's not in the dictionary it's not a word" while debating over whether 'oops' is a word or not (This originally started as I mistyped oops as opps). They said yes, as it is in the dictionary. I said n...
by trebor
Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:13 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: VCE EXAMS! (and anyone else in australia sitting midyears)
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: VCE EXAMS! (and anyone else in australia sitting midyear

yeah VCE exams are standardised across the state, so they can accurately compare schools and students. Not every subject has a midyear though, just the sciences and accounting I think?
by trebor
Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8940387

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I also don't know what a guy's expected split is, actually, so maybe 1.45 is normal for a guy's 500m split? I am just making guesses here I know guys whose 500 metre (I suppose it must be that) is edging 1.30, sometimes down to 1.25 even, but they go rowing A LOT. I had a go a few months ago, and g...
by trebor
Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:00 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: VCE EXAMS! (and anyone else in australia sitting midyears)
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

VCE EXAMS! (and anyone else in australia sitting midyears)

Anyone else on these forums doing their midyear exams this week? I had my Biology exam today, and man it was harder than expected, anyone elses thoughts on that particular exam? Our class sat last years exam in proper exam conditions as a practice and I would've gotten an A+, man I wish it was last ...
by trebor
Thu May 20, 2010 10:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gay sports men should not go public
Replies: 20
Views: 3583

Gay sports men should not go public

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/stay-in-the-closet-jason-akermanis-tells-homosexuals/story-e6frf9ix-1225868871934 A prominant AFL player has recently made comments about gay sports men, and urged them not to declare their sexuality as the 'sport may not be ready to cope with homosexual players...
by trebor
Mon May 17, 2010 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 99157

Re: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of

I don't know how well known this band is outside Australia but Karnivool are awesome! So are birds of Tokyo for that matter but I believe they are more widely known
by trebor
Mon May 17, 2010 8:28 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1158552

Re: What are you listening to?

You Grew on Me by Tim Minchin. And apart from that I've been going through a playlist composed entirely of Karnivool and Birds of Tokyo. Good choice, both bands very high on my most favourite list.....due largely to the incredible talent of the vocalist :D listening at the moment to 'New Day' Karni...
by trebor
Sat May 15, 2010 8:57 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Advice needed: my workouts
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Re: Advice needed: my workouts

Just chucking in an update, changed around my workout routine a bit seems to be showing some improvments.

also I backed off on the total weight for a while and did higher reps, especially on the squat, now my back has seemed to strengthen itself up, so no more weird bending :)
by trebor
Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:43 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Advice needed: my workouts
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Re: Advice needed: my workouts

Dave_Wise wrote:How tall are you? That might suggest the nature of the problem. And how's your flexibility?


bang on 6 foot I think, if not a tad taller. As to the 2nd question....used to be horrible, but I did lots of stretching to at least just be able to touch my toes, now I can go palms flat on the floor.
by trebor
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Advice needed: my workouts
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Re: Advice needed: my workouts

What sort of bad back are we talking about? Because if there's significant pain, you should rest it before you do any sort of serious weightlifting not a pain sort of bad back, more of a doesn't quite bend 'right'. When I bend over a large outwards arch appears in my Lumbar region....not painful ju...
by trebor
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10922
Views: 2326339

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

coincidence.
by trebor
Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10922
Views: 2326339

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi my name is Trebor (not my real name of course, however it isn't that hard to work out what it really is) I am 17, consider myself incredibly lucky to live in australia and attend one of the highest rated regional schools in victoria. (seriously Aus is about the greatest country on earth, except S...
by trebor
Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Advice needed: my workouts
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Advice needed: my workouts

Hey, just looking for any improvments that you kind people of the fora could make to my regular workout. I mostly devised this myself from my own knowledge and advice from coaches, but now I've finshed competition rowing I'm looking to change my aims from improving my rowing ability to upkeeping my ...
by trebor
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Personal Records
Replies: 159
Views: 69835

Re: Personal Records

xx23465xx wrote:any rowers?

2k erg 6:18


On slides or not? I heard it makes a difference, not that it matters that's a very fast time in any case.
by trebor
Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Personal Records
Replies: 159
Views: 69835

Re: Personal Records

records eh...hmm let me think of a few. 2km erg 6:48 (haven't done one since crew selection which was ages ago, might update this soon....hopefully quicker :wink: ) 3km run 10:30ish 10km run 43:12 (doing another fun run soon as well :D ) 400m sprint 54 sec 1500m run 5:05 bench 60kg x6-8 (depending o...
by trebor
Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Best time for running?
Replies: 17
Views: 3819

Re: Best time for running?

(Providing you're training in your aerobic zone of less than 85% max heart rate otherwise your body doesn't use fats as a predominant energy source anyway) I've heard this many times, and it really concerns me... Based on my age, my max heart rate is 195. However, when I run (even when I'm doing a ...
by trebor
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Best time for running?
Replies: 17
Views: 3819

Re: Best time for running?

Running in the morning from what I've learned from high school pe and heard from sports coaches defiantly kicks starts your metabolism, therefore you burn more fat during the day and while you run. (Providing you're training in your aerobic zone of less than 85% max heart rate otherwise your body do...
by trebor
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Favorite video game quote?
Replies: 220
Views: 21489

Re: Favorite video game quote?

-I once dug a pit and filled it with clouds....or was it clowns.... well whichever it was it began to smell...Ahah! must have been clowns. Clouds don't smell, they taste of butter. And tears.

-Ta ta! Come visit again! Or I'll pluck out your eyes, ha ha ha

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