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by wst
Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Really good ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING food
Replies: 292
Views: 58373

Re: Really good ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING food

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I have that for lunch every day that I'm at work and not on some on-site errand 100 miles away.

It's basically most-of-a-proper-English-Breakfast in a baguette.
by wst
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3077570

Re: Postify your facerity

My life has peaked. There's a picture of me in front of an explosion. Things can only go downhill from here.
by wst
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3077570

Re: Postify your facerity

I swear this place wasn't so echoey when I was last here?
by wst
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3077570

Re: Postify your facerity

Because I suck at cropping here is a link to a photo of me a month ago (ish). Only because it's a sight more interesting than any other photos of me ever. Oh and for the hell of it... I'm on the far left, and I have no idea what my face was doing. And I'd be grateful for someone to shop an explosio...
by wst
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Motorsport Thread (possible spoilers)
Replies: 117
Views: 35341

Re: The Motorsport Thread (possible spoilers)

Been a while since I've been on the fora, but I digress a tad. Since whenever-it-was, I've got a job, got money (of a sort), and got friends with a workshop and a racing team/serious driving skills... And a Jensen Interceptor. And this - Clicky That's an 496ci/8.1 litre, roughly 600hp (probably flyw...
by wst
Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How often do you wash your jeans?
Replies: 55
Views: 6706

Re: How often do you wash your jeans?

Varies - I don't often wear jeans, so they might get washed... some time or another. I really have no idea, I haven't worn them much. As for other trou, generally when they get too many stainy-like things on them, like food or drink spills. I don't worry about oil on the bottom of the right inside l...
by wst
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What do you think the next type of engineering will be?
Replies: 26
Views: 3335

Re: What do you think the next type of engineering will be?

I feel that the next 'big' engineering will be the one that will give the most benefits to aviation and motor vehicles generally. Improving the efficiency of existing designs until something else revolutionary comes along that takes off properly... Something like that would receive a lot more fundi...
by wst
Mon Nov 08, 2010 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What do you think the next type of engineering will be?
Replies: 26
Views: 3335

Re: What do you think the next type of engineering will be?

gbagcn2? Seems like them again, but this is an interesting question. For such a useless poster, they do spark interesting debates. Metamaterial engineering seems like it would be a subset of nanoengineering, at the scales current metamaterials seem to be built at. Meanwhile, nanoengineering seems t...
by wst
Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: You are the last person left on earth. What do you do?
Replies: 256
Views: 47177

Re: You are the last person left on earth. What do you do?

I would imagine I would be fighting off the hordes of zombies that no doubt caused me to be the last person on earth in the first place due to some accident in a scientific lab that released a virus that only I was immune to. Early in the thread it was established that you woke up one day and no-on...
by wst
Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:48 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Hoverboard!
Replies: 20
Views: 3480

Re: Hoverboard!

I was planning on using foot power for thrust, except possibly in some special cases where I want to be dramatic and can pull out a chemical reaction in a bottle for some action-reaction force. (after checking the slope of the ground first of course) I have no idea what I'd use for that; it'd have ...
by wst
Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question for any gearheads out there:
Replies: 18
Views: 1679

Re: Question for any gearheads out there:

Internetmeme wrote:Absolutely cheapest way that wouldn't likely end with grave injury?
A way that uses a chainguard is a way that will protect you from a risk of grave injury.
by wst
Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question for any gearheads out there:
Replies: 18
Views: 1679

Re: Question for any gearheads out there:

If you're absolutely sure... use a chainsaw. It's already got gearing to fit a chain onto it, works in multiple orientations, etc. Trigger-based throttle, which just moves a butterfly valve, incredibly simple. Ensure you have a chainguard to save your legs from certain death.
by wst
Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Rent is 2 Damn High-- Greatest Political Party Ever
Replies: 24
Views: 2863

Re: The Rent is 2 Damn High-- Greatest Political Party Ever

Hopefully you're not trolling... Irrelevant line, and quite stupid. I'd always heard of the USA's political system being called a "Two party system", I thought there were only two parties and no more. I had no reason to research further because I can't vote. Anyway. Thanks to the people w...
by wst
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Rent is 2 Damn High-- Greatest Political Party Ever
Replies: 24
Views: 2863

Re: The Rent is 2 Damn High-- Greatest Political Party Ever

I thought there was only a choice of two political parties in the USA. This confuses my entire understanding of the USA's voting system (though the whole thing is pretty confusing I can at least grasp the concept of two parties that are dire enemies and that supporters of one party don't get on well...
by wst
Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google has automated cars
Replies: 88
Views: 7321

Re: Google has automated cars

I'm not sure how the cars are programmed with snow in mind. This raises another good point. Computerised gearboxes, so far, have not made friends with snow. In last winter's minor (well, major, for the UK, minor for the rest of the world at this latitude) snowfall here in the UK a lot of people wit...
by wst
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google has automated cars
Replies: 88
Views: 7321

Re: Google has automated cars

I enjoy driving, and will continue driving a manual car pretty much until health makes it unwise. It'll be nice knowing that I don't have to worry about the nuts holding the other wheels as much as I often have to now.
by wst
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9442
Views: 1535804

Re: Minecraft

Redstone is pretty much always near the bottom of the map. How do you get there without a permanent light source? Well, getting there doesn't require much light; you can dig straight down and use ladders to get back up, or you can dig a narrow diagonal staircase. Either way, I would think temporary...
by wst
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: No Pay, No Spray
Replies: 190
Views: 15374

Re: No Pay, No Spray

Yes, they should have acted first. Why... is there no provision to just put the fire out and bureaucracify later? Because they have no authority to enforce collection and historically less than 50% of the per call services were actually paid for. How about running the system like marine salvage? Th...
by wst
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: No Pay, No Spray
Replies: 190
Views: 15374

Re: No Pay, No Spray

Those small-town, "conservative values" that said mayor promotes by demonizing and blaming a man for his own tragedy. You know, this kind of mentality is exactly whet people like Tea Partiers promote, to "carry your own weight". Self-professed Christians being most un-Christian....
by wst
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue
Replies: 18
Views: 3110

Re: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

The Reaper wrote:Obviously it was the secret cult that derived from sex between Illuminati and ninjas.
Too obvious, and the MPAA will probably jump in and say it was the fault of pirates, now you've mentioned ninjas.
by wst
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue
Replies: 18
Views: 3110

Re: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

One of the languages used in programming stuxnet was C. This is obviously an allusion to 'cookie', which is the cookie monster's favourite food. The cookie monster is a muppet. Bunsen Honeydew is also a muppet, and beaker is his long-suffering lab assistant. Beaker has come to associate science with...
by wst
Tue Sep 28, 2010 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Owner of Segway Dies Testing Off-road Version
Replies: 16
Views: 2764

Re: Owner of Segway Dies Testing Off-road Version

And at a maximum of 7mph you don't slide far when you're spreadeagled on your front. Ok, you look stupid, but you don't look dead.
by wst
Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3408
Views: 795450

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was working to build a bridge (IRL) using minecraft techniques... then I went into a porn shop and bought a magazine about architecture, and I went home. There was a breakin, and I ran down the street and caught one of the 2 burglars. Then I woke up, sweating profusely. Realising it was just a dre...
by wst
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The XKCD smiley
Replies: 17
Views: 2956

Re: The XKCD smiley

TheKrikkitWars wrote:Smileys require a colon, or semi-colon for the eyes. Anyone who believes you can have a smiley without that particular factor must eventually come to understand that they're kidding themselves, and everyone is laughing at them when they're out of ear shot.
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by wst
Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 92485

Re: Fallout: New Vegas

You could view it as growing more streetwise in the wasteland. Until the Lone Wanderer gets out of the Vault, he's in a pretty messed up social structure with an omnipotent Overseer. He gets out of the Vault and stuff's going to be pretty weird. He's going to be that 'vault guy', but as he gets mor...
by wst
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 92485

Re: Fallout: New Vegas

You could view it as growing more streetwise in the wasteland. Until the Lone Wanderer gets out of the Vault, he's in a pretty messed up social structure with an omnipotent Overseer. He gets out of the Vault and stuff's going to be pretty weird. He's going to be that 'vault guy', but as he gets more...
by wst
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help with game of Assassins
Replies: 18
Views: 1833

Re: Help with game of Assassins

That was an elegant setup and flawless execution. When did he realise that all was not as it seemed?
by wst
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 92485

Re: Fallout: New Vegas

With the expansions, the level cap is raised from 20 to 30. One of the perks is 'Almost Perfect', which raises any S.P.E.C.I.A.L stats lower than 9 up to 9, leaving the 10's alone. As you can get a Vault-Tec Bobblehead for every S.P.E.C.I.A.L stat, which raises them 1, you can get straight 10's. It'...
by wst
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 92485

Re: Fallout: New Vegas

I'm still going through my first playthrough of FO3, I went on a holiday for a month and completely lost the flow of the game for a few days when I restarted playing it last week, from where I'd got to. New Vegas looks good, but like my copy of FO3, I will probably end up getting it form the preown...
by wst
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sir Terry Pratchett and his sword
Replies: 16
Views: 2345

Re: Sir Terry Pratchett and his sword

Whoa, fark still exists :shock:
by wst
Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 92485

Re: Fallout: New Vegas

I'm still going through my first playthrough of FO3, I went on a holiday for a month and completely lost the flow of the game for a few days when I restarted playing it last week, from where I'd got to. New Vegas looks good, but like my copy of FO3, I will probably end up getting it form the preowne...
by wst
Sun Sep 19, 2010 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770633

Re: Today I Learned

Ha-harr I didn't learn anything today but YSK that this bonny day be International Talk Like a Pirate Day and you scurvy currs should be keel-hauled for not parlaying in this vernacular.

That be all.
by wst
Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

I think the sun really just falls in the middle. Technically it's on the right, but I'm not really sure. The Daily Express is the left version of the Daily Mail. It's basically the same, but now the problems it reports could be solved by Diana being alive.
by wst
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

No, I skimmed through the cartoons, hummed and haa'd at the sudoku, drew mustaches on faces, and threw it in the bin. Why?
by wst
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

No, that's frogs.
by wst
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

The correct term is Jerry, old chap. Care for some Pimms?
by wst
Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

Well, I suppose so. I mean, it's not like he didn't get the best seats on the plane or anything...
by wst
Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Cardinal pulls out of UK visit with Pope

Article link A senior Papal adviser has pulled out of the Pope's UK visit after saying arriving at Heathrow airport was like landing in a "Third World" country. Cardinal Walter Kasper reportedly told a German magazine the UK was marked by "a new and aggressive atheism". The Vati...
by wst
Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Meat should not eat meat.
Replies: 170
Views: 15269

Re: Meat should not eat meat.

Grass fed beef are ionic carbon? Funky. (It's carbon dioxide that is being referred to, not carbon. Poor carbon is abused so.) And I know there are some parts of a carnivore one should really not eat... the liver is one, iirc. Which is waste, really. When I went to a matanza, they used all of the pi...
by wst
Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Idea for an xkcd comic
Replies: 25
Views: 3596

Re: Idea for an xkcd comic

He drove himself off, and then the piss was forcibly extracted.

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