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by electoralfraud
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

Thursday 9th? If so, you can probably count me as potentially up for a meeting.
by electoralfraud
Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

Hey everyone, wish I could've made it along but I've been snowed under with my new job. Goddamned banking crisis bollocks. What a time to join a financial regulator huh?

Plus we're not allowed to access forums or anything on the internet that might involve fun from work :(
by electoralfraud
Fri Aug 01, 2008 11:30 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

I could be up for that. I was supposed to start work on monday, but they pushed my starting date back a week, so I shouldn't be busy.
by electoralfraud
Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:27 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

Well the Hyde Park component of the experience had to be called off due to inclement weather. Moo, Felltir and myself had a good chinwag in a Sam Smiths, applied an 'Actual Size' sticker or two (good thinking Moo, I've already applied two of the three you gave me, including one on the physiology cha...
by electoralfraud
Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

For the purpose of recognising each other...

For those who weren't at the meetup in the olde cheshire cheese off fleet street, my pic is in this thread; but I don't have a black-eye anymore and I'll wear a 'no raptors' t-shirt.
by electoralfraud
Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

That sounds fine to me. Cya there.
by electoralfraud
Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

Thankyou for the heads-up Moo. Friday 11th sounds good, count me in.

[edit: I can wear my new xkcd t-shirt! And no more black-eye :) ]
by electoralfraud
Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Death

I have nothing against Imperial or the LSE or any other institutions. I am sorry for any jokes that may have offended. Felstaff or anyone else: how is this Friday at a pub? (July 4th or summat)..?
by electoralfraud
Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:47 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Is anyone else in London at the end of the week? Wed, Thurs, Fri, etc? Soz, we had a BBQ over the weekend and we swore we would keep on cooking/eating until all the meat had been consumed (Did you know that Asda do 20 sausages for 80p?). GKT, KCL, BBK, UCL, UCD, QMC. And who-ever said the Colleges d...
by electoralfraud
Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Could I propose something for next week?

Beers [etc] in St James Park (on the deck chairs), then onto Chimes: as is tradition this time of year in London [for grads and students and the like].

Week starting the 23rd June.
by electoralfraud
Wed May 28, 2008 12:40 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Anytime from 11th June for me, as I think I expressed on doodle. Get coding?! Only if I can write it in basic on a 486 and everyone just downloads it from the 56k modem, adds their numerical contributions into the pre-agreed areas of code applicable to them, uploads it, and the last person to downlo...
by electoralfraud
Wed May 14, 2008 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Err, everyone seems to want it before the 14th of June so far... My tuppence is to ask for it sometime after the 11th of June :-/ Thats my last exam. Thursday the 12th of June? Or absolute awesomeness Friday the 13th :D (Just got my XKCD t-shirts through the post YAY!) [Edit: just seen 26/05/08 - I'...
by electoralfraud
Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:41 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: London Expo 2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1503

Re: London Expo 2008

Hmmm, I didn't know about this, but it seems pretty good. I'll probably try and make it along even though I have exams around that time. It seems they're having some sort of Bleach:DS tourney or something; must get some praccy in before then. I'm going to sign up to the forums right now and start lo...
by electoralfraud
Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2711
Views: 283407

Re: Mornington Crescent

Well, lets get the ball rolling. I shall attempt the Double Back-Flip Knifing Maneuver. I have, per the rules, let a pint of my own blood, so I am free to play Angel . This should be interesting... Personally I prefer goats blood. But we'll see in the end game. You know I want Wellington and Cthulu...
by electoralfraud
Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2711
Views: 283407

Re: Mornington Crescent

I think that last round was played a tad too conservatively. This round we should have a rule set encouraging some more extravagant, (but risky) moves - to that end, whatever ruleset we chose, I move that we implement the Guy Fawke's Amendment - double points for all maneuvers listed in Appendix 73...
by electoralfraud
Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2711
Views: 283407

Re: Mornington Crescent

I think that last round was played a tad too conservatively. This round we should have a rule set encouraging some more extravagant, (but risky) moves - to that end, whatever ruleset we chose, I move that we implement the Guy Fawke's Amendment - double points for all maneuvers listed in Appendix 73...
by electoralfraud
Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo (inc. HD remix)
Replies: 0
Views: 941

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo (inc. HD remix)

I thought it high time that the forum had a puzzle fighter thread. I'm surprised there isn't one already with all the intelligent people on the forums. For those that don't know this game already, it is a puzzle game made by Capcom based on the streetfighter series, with gameplay very loosely based ...
by electoralfraud
Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2711
Views: 283407

Re: Mornington Crescent

Aros Grove huh? The Elephant and Castle Utica defense it must be then. Not as well known and maybe not as strong as the Carthaginian defense maybe, but I believe the strength lies in obscurity; and since in 108BC Cathage had already fallen, by these rules that move would surely be madness. I believe...
by electoralfraud
Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Moo wrote:What's the nearest tube station / landmark to that, electoralfraud? Just to get an idea where it is.


Erm, Elephant and Castle I'd have thought. Burgess Park is just south of Elephant.
by electoralfraud
Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2711
Views: 283407

Re: Mornington Crescent

I may be getting ahead a little of some people here, but i believe the recent beta-release amendment rules concerning the demolition of the Astoria for Crossrail (see: crossrail beta v3.7) should allow me to jump in with a ' Pete n Dud 'Neasden' ' move to Mornington Crescent . Classic? Non? Much lik...
by electoralfraud
Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yatzhee = Hat Guy?
Replies: 37
Views: 3372

Re: Yatzhee = Hat Guy?

Surely Yahtzhee is Charlie Brooker reprising his PCZone days? Oh for when videogames journalists were good!

REDEYE! CHARLIE BROOKER! STUART CAMPBELL!
And you pissants may think Yahtzee good?
THESE WERE NOT MERE MEN! THEY WERE GODS!
by electoralfraud
Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Thankyou Moo and Robin. Felstaff: yes, sorry the post was rather last minute, but my birthday this year snuck up on me and I realised the other day I had organised absolutely nothing. After having gone bowling last year and promised karaoke shennanigans at bloomsbury bowling this year, its a quiet(-...
by electoralfraud
Wed Apr 02, 2008 1:06 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Would anyone care to try and meet up for a few drinks on thursday? It's my birthday on friday and I also just won the premium bonds (lower tiers), so somewhat of a double celebration. Did you guys go to the waterfront in the end? What did everyone (non-KCL) think of the place? I think some charm has...
by electoralfraud
Wed Mar 19, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Apologies for not having posted sooner as the meetup is at 4, but I'm unable to make it this evening.
by electoralfraud
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

I'll probably be up for some chips and cheese at the waterfront or something.
by electoralfraud
Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Unfortunately I can't make this evening, but next wednesday sounds good. Will that be at the waterfront? I agree about the curly fries (but with cheese as well) - they are pretty damn tasty there, although that could just be the combined effects of alcohol and altitude.
by electoralfraud
Fri Mar 07, 2008 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Just let me know when the next one is and I'll try and be there. With that quantity of jelly you could buy some sausage skin and sew it into a human shape, fill it with jelly and pigs organs and hook it up to the mains to see if you can create some sort of jelly golem/homunculus. If it did come aliv...
by electoralfraud
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

I'll be there (Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese) as near to six as I can make it if people still plan to go. Could anyone (or someone) turning up please post that they are doing so before 4.30pm; I'd like to try and watch the chelsea game with friends if there isn't any likelihood of people going to this. If...
by electoralfraud
Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:03 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Sounds ok I suppose; I at least know where the pub is, even if I haven't been in so couldn't comment on a sheltered area for cancer peddlers like myself. I have to say at those times I might be a little late as I have an early dinner engagement to go to in Holborn which may take me to 7-7.30. Althou...
by electoralfraud
Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: Pub Quiz

Anyway, I'd be up for a pub quiz next wednesday. Where and when would it be? I'm no pub expert so I'm not making any suggestions, but just thought I'd mention that this Wednesday suits me too. Even if the quiz ends up not materializing. Aye. if there isn't a pub-quiz its no bones with me, a meet-up...
by electoralfraud
Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:02 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Plastic Soul: Where and when and how much please? If we have spare places... are any UOL and The Sorbonne OK to make spare places and all that?
by electoralfraud
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:41 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: Pub Quiz

'Gimperial' is only a bit of friendly intercollegiate ribbing really, its just become a little more obligatory now they've left UOL. As Felstaff points out theres more than enough smacktalk to go around in london. pode, lighten up. Better than ICL? In what aspect or for what subject? You're chatting...
by electoralfraud
Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Anyone planning on going to this Picocon thing tomorrow? I just saw it on boingboing: http://www.boingboing.net/2008/02/22/picocon-ill-be-at-th.html

Seems like it might be worth a look, even if it is at Gimperial *spits*.
by electoralfraud
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:36 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Konversation (irc) replacement for WinXP?
Replies: 5
Views: 4441

Re: Konversation (irc) replacement for WinXP?

Thanks very much d3adf001.
That looks about right, I'll give it a try tomorrow.

I noticed that bucket now has a rickroll but the E.A.Poe quotes that were tirelessly entered seemed surplus to requirements when bucket underwent its lobotomy :(

Goddamned philistines.
by electoralfraud
Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:26 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Konversation (irc) replacement for WinXP?
Replies: 5
Views: 4441

Konversation (irc) replacement for WinXP?

I didn't think this was really 'hard' enough for computer sciences, etc (especially since they said "this is not tech support")... but move to wherever seems appropriate please. I got my PC back up and running and connected to the internet recently, but I've now got WinXP installed instead...
by electoralfraud
Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:13 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Greenwich is in Greater London, so I think its a fair statement even though Greenwich isn't central within London. Red and White football scarf? Are you a Gunners fan by any chance? I'm deep in bandit country here and the ambulance depot has just exploded. I'm watching it burn through the window (th...
by electoralfraud
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:35 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442638

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Am I right in thinking that'd be the pub with the lightening effects, cobwebs, and the spooky sounds when you're in the toilet? I think I may have been in there a couple of times. If you propose a time and date that we can argue about for several months until everyone gets fed-up, or we find one tha...
by electoralfraud
Thu Dec 27, 2007 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0362: "Blade Runner"
Replies: 105
Views: 20723

Re: Blade Runner

This thread made me feel very old. I can't believe just how many people who read this comic haven't seen Blade Runner. And how many people seem to not have bothered watching it all the way through at least. Kids these days... And I bet you all thought the new 'I am Legend' film was really good as we...
by electoralfraud
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Videogames Live Philharmonic London.
Replies: 0
Views: 525

Videogames Live Philharmonic London.

I just got back from this. The London Philharmonic playing videogames themes. Excellent! Although they didn't play the secret of mana themes :( Did anyone else go? If so, why weren't you on DS picochat? Until One Winged Angel there were all of 2 of us on there! Catch the carbon fibre 'stein guitar o...
by electoralfraud
Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal!
Replies: 385
Views: 63165

Re: Portal!

Portal song = automatic #1-10 chart song. I have it on my mp3 player already. Re-record it with the female vocals and an emo band underneath.

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