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by wst
Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Discrimination Against Deaf American Teacher
Replies: 15
Views: 2984

Re: Discrimination Against Deaf American Teacher

kernelpanic wrote:
Weeks wrote:You don't have to sign all your posts with "Yours Sincerely, Magius Cabal" since there is a signature option in the User Control Panel you can use.
This. Why is it that only the people with very few posts do this?
One word.


Ixtellor
by wst
Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Getting killed by a meteor
Replies: 19
Views: 2695

Re: Getting killed by an meteor

So at the very least serious injury would most likely occur right? Well if I remember correctly one woman that was hit only had a large bruise but the meteor hit her after going through the second story of her house. So if it had hit her before hitting her house, she'd be in a bit more pain, I'd ha...
by wst
Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: UK election- GREAT SCOTT, IS THAT AN ELEPHANT?
Replies: 514
Views: 42216

Re: UK election- GREAT SCOTT, IS THAT AN ELEPHANT?

Wait, so apparently I am eligible to vote.

I dislike all of the politicians pretty much equally. I want all of them to just die.


Time to waste a vote :D
by wst
Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Apple Employee Misplaces New iPhone
Replies: 24
Views: 2893

Re: Apple Employee Misplaces New iPhone

J the Ninja wrote:(Or, you know, just use the web browser regardless of what smartphone you have...)
Heard of Flash?
by wst
Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Infrastructure advantages of 4G
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Re: Infrastructure advantages of 4G

That use of 'upkeep', tzv, seems newspeaky :p I reckon... 'maintain' would work better ;) I don't really like this mobile internet lark, because my town only gets GPRS, yet 1 mile out of town there's EDGE and 3G fiiine... (my phone is 2.5G, not full 3G or HSDPA, so EDGE availability is nice... anywa...
by wst
Tue Apr 20, 2010 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's Volcano time again
Replies: 111
Views: 10869

Re: It's Volcano time again

Hawknc wrote: As much as I've liked seeing lower-carbon forms of transport being used
I don't think carbon dioxide is a concern when a volcano is spewing thousands of tonnes of the stuff into the air :p
by wst
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Motorsport Thread (possible spoilers)
Replies: 117
Views: 35335

Re: The Motorsport Thread (possible spoilers)

I want to be back in the UK for the Japanese GP, I want to see how my driving on Forza motorsport on Suzuka matches up with the F1 ;)
by wst
Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What word processor do you use?
Replies: 28
Views: 3042

Re: What word processor do you use?

google docs is CLOUD BASED I'm pretty sure it's just as silicon-based as Word is. ;) There's currently a fuckoff big cloud that's silicon-based... I use OOo when at home and on the netbook, and MS Word. 03 at college. The one thing I prefer about Office 03 is the Calibri font. I want that. OOo has ...
by wst
Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's Volcano time again
Replies: 111
Views: 10869

Re: It's Volcano time again

Test flights are being undertaken to assess risk. Flying a crew of Captain, First Officer, and a few engineers, and monitoring everything there are sensors for, and post-flight inspection to see what damage the aircraft has (or hasn't) incurred. I'm surprised there aren't even turboprop services av...
by wst
Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Say You've Gone Back in Time
Replies: 42
Views: 6244

Re: Let's Say You've Gone Back in Time

Adacore wrote: Maybe I should brush up on my latin.
Average Joeius Bloggsius spoke Greek. They'll look at you oddly and walk away :p
by wst
Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's Volcano time again
Replies: 111
Views: 10869

Re: It's Volcano time again

Does anyone know *why* planes can't fly? All the media are not reporting that all airports are closed. None seem to mention why. I mean it's not like it's a dense pillar of ash coming our way. What is it? a few parts in a million or something like that? I haven't noticed anything strange while walk...
by wst
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's Volcano time again
Replies: 111
Views: 10869

Re: It's Volcano time again

Stuck in Spain for an extra week here... good and bad... I was looking forward to returning to the UK for the first time ever and I had plans and everything. Kinda... annoyed as hell kinda. And kinda happy. But I would rather an extra week away from a beau while remaining in one piece than being spr...
by wst
Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let the cat speak!
Replies: 89
Views: 14353

Re: Let the cat speak!

Spoiler:
BbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbN


Well, the 10 minutes fuss and scratches trying to get her to the keyboard... not really worth it.
by wst
Wed Apr 07, 2010 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Why is water used in nuclear reactors?
Replies: 29
Views: 3672

Re: Why is water used in nuclear reactors?

kernelpanic wrote:It's definitely the cheapest, and water expands about 1600 times when it evaporates. Other liquids like ethanol expand only around 600 times and are much more expensive.
Unrelated, but that just explained to me exactly how water injection adds so much power to an internal combustion engine. Thanks!
by wst
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: UK election- GREAT SCOTT, IS THAT AN ELEPHANT?
Replies: 514
Views: 42216

Re: UK election- GREAT SCOTT, IS THAT AN ELEPHANT?

I quite fancy OMRLP - http://www.omrlp.com/ Their manifesto - Healthy Drinking Health Matters: show by example. To stop young people's excessive drinking and having a good time the politicians should convert all their 30 or 40 bars at Westminster into milk bars. Their restaurants should be conve...
by wst
Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sony to disable PlayStation 3 operating system feature
Replies: 89
Views: 18522

Re: Sony to disable PlayStation 3 operating system feature

2 major selling points for the PS3 were - free online gameplay. Complete gameplay. Against others, like XBL Gold, but FREE! All you need is the console!. The other one was being able to run Linux on it. I'm sorry, being able to run Linux wasn't an even remotely major selling point or they wouldn't ...
by wst
Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Streetbikers and Your Bike (Photos Plx)
Replies: 92
Views: 51094

Re: Streetbikers and Your Bike (Photos Plx)

You guys are p nuts. I tried a bike once (pit bike, 125, offroad).... just... blergh. My first 1st-2nd change nearly got me off the back and lying in the mud so I stuck the bike in neutral and slowed down, then rolled back to my brother (who owns the bike) in 1st and said 'your turn'. Now I understa...
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9354471

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

Cat, you have sharp claws. I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't try climbing up me when I'm holding you. Ow ow ow. The lacerations will never cease.
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Birds chirping? 2AM? What?
Replies: 16
Views: 4475

Re: Birds chirping? 2AM? What?

Like the teenage guys in their riced out hatchbacks that stalk my local area, exhaust pipes braying out a boomy note, subwoofers emitting a 'thud thud' heartbeat, conveying their need to mate in only the way a dirty bassline can.


For added humour, read that in the voice of David Attenborough.
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Shower Poll
Replies: 70
Views: 8104

Re: The Shower Poll

Sasha wrote:I tend to face directly into the stream of water. I say directly because the showerhead is mounted at the height of my face, and I have to aim it straight out to get my head wet.
I... just duck down...
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bill O'Reilly pays marine father's legal costs
Replies: 62
Views: 6664

Re: Bill O'Reilly pays marine father's legal costs

When ol' man Phelps dies, I want guys kissing guys, women kissing women, dogs kissing cats, everything that makes them cringe happening within a 500 metre radius of the funeral. Bonus points for nudity and orgasms.
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Birds chirping? 2AM? What?
Replies: 16
Views: 4475

Re: Birds chirping? 2AM? What?

I'm typing this on my netbook with one of those wireless dongles. It's chaos here. i'm trying to find shelter. Everywhere... just birds. Black clouds of birds blocked out the sky about an hour ago. An inch of guano lines the pavements. Women turn to see who wolf-whistled at them only to have their e...
by wst
Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:31 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sony to disable PlayStation 3 operating system feature
Replies: 89
Views: 18522

Re: Sony to disable PlayStation 3 operating system feature

Not even going to approach this from the 'what defines a computer?' angle. You're overcomplicating things. 2 major selling points for the PS3 were - free online gameplay. Complete gameplay. Against others, like XBL Gold, but FREE! All you need is the console!. The other one was being able to run Lin...
by wst
Wed Mar 31, 2010 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How have you destroyed a computer?
Replies: 101
Views: 21593

Re: How have you destroyed a computer?

Image

Now to find the one about the P4 EE that lost 3 pins :D
by wst
Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality
Replies: 118
Views: 8413

Re: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality

The problem could solve itself. Haha, so true. It's like survival of the fittest: if safety precautions were taken to a minimum, there wouldn't be any bad pilots after some time and air traffic would be safe once again. Well yes, but a bad pilot, much like a bad driver, may well take a good pilot d...
by wst
Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality
Replies: 118
Views: 8413

Re: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality

The problem could solve itself. Haha, so true. It's like survival of the fittest: if safety precautions were taken to a minimum, there wouldn't be any bad pilots after some time and air traffic would be safe once again. Well yes, but a bad pilot, much like a bad driver, may well take a good pilot d...
by wst
Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How was your earth hour?
Replies: 25
Views: 1616

Re: How was your earth hour?

Yeah, not having light everywhere is kinda nice, but it didn't happen here because no-one really gives a fuck. If people gave a shit about something, they wouldn't give it a special hour/week/day, they'd just do it all the time. If I cared about the environment, I'd turn the computer off every night...
by wst
Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality
Replies: 118
Views: 8413

Re: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality

National American is redundant ;)
by wst
Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beating the fil ter?
Replies: 21
Views: 2054

Re: Beating the fil ter?

Yeah, but the videos don't sell on the internet for even half as much without screaming occurring.
by wst
Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 117701

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

I'm pretty sure my voice just dropped an octave looking at that pic.


Badass.
by wst
Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality
Replies: 118
Views: 8413

Re: Jetpacks soon to be a semi-affordable reality

Yeah, but that's not cool, not sci-fi, and not a good product name. Even though it's right.
by wst
Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Internet in the running for Nobel Peace Prize.
Replies: 32
Views: 4575

Re: blagotube in the running for Nobel Peace Prize.

He didn't use dynamite for killing people. It's a legit mining tool anyway, and has helped humanity a lot. So what that other people used it to kill people? Not his fault >_>
by wst
Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Internet in the running for Nobel Peace Prize.
Replies: 32
Views: 4575

Re: blagotube in the running for Nobel Peace Prize.

Robstickle wrote:Obviously it should be Moot!
Yeah, the guy who's just declared war on another website because of spammers.

Real peaceful. (But justified, I guess)
by wst
Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3575168

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Key Skills. Ok. so, hypothetically, you have no preferences for something other than how much money it costs. Xbox 360 or PS3? A typical question. Which is handled terribly. Ok, you look at the console prices, but you also want to get 20 games at the same time as you buy the console you choose. Neve...
by wst
Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Making a HUD
Replies: 13
Views: 3392

Re: Making a HUD

You can use transparent material. Think about when you look into a shop window. If you focus your eyes to the distance of (Distance from you to window) + (Distance from window to object this side of the window), you can see the reflection, despite it being transparent. The effect is reduced when the...
by wst
Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I am angry: let me rant at toothpaste
Replies: 46
Views: 9115

Re: I am angry: let me rant at toothpaste

Cosmetics are fucking nasty. Those chemicals that the girls use in the 'Health and Beauty' courses in my college (No guys. so I'm not stereotyping. THere just aren't any guys on those courses.) for stuff like... nail varnish and... stuff, we'd have to fill out all sorts of forms to use. They'll fuck...
by wst
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: High-Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Cane Sugar
Replies: 38
Views: 5122

Re: High-Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Cane Sugar

My contribution - Video - sfw

Ok, I'll add some words. HFCS tastes like shite, so I've heard. I get sugar-sweetened drinks out here in the U of K so I haven't had personal experience with them, as far as I know.
by wst
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 117701

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

I fear this will stretch or something... will spoiler it!

Spoiler:
Image
Yeah. Me post shower, sans glasses.


Or a linky, if you prefer - http://kupax.com/pfiles/463/IMG00400-20100321-1255.jpg
by wst
Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Math identification
Replies: 9
Views: 1238

Re: Math identification

I'd let you look after my teenage daughter that I don't have. But you have a bit of the 'Cedric Diggory' to your look. I'd worry you'd bite her or something. *hides*
by wst
Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Squirrel Banned From Rollercoaster Ride
Replies: 16
Views: 2324

Re: Squirrel Banned From Rollercoaster Ride

Yeah, I carry my friend Catherine on my shoulders. She climbs up to them. It fucking hurts when she digs in.

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