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by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)
Replies: 187
Views: 32203

Re: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)

My sentiments precisely. As a game that got an aggregate score of 94% across the board but has aged (visually) as well as Michael Jackson, there's a massive demand for it to be source'd up, so lovers of the game (of which there are millions) can relive the fantastic gameplay, level design and fun se...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)
Replies: 544
Views: 262313

Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

During an English lesson,
I learnt,
That,
Poems don't have to rhyme at all!
And you can make up words,
Like folozle,
Magnog,
And most importantly,
Monoonongong.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hmm...thats how much pr0n a second?
Replies: 17
Views: 2735

Re: Hmm...thats how much pr0n a second?

Instant messaging would become even instanter.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: OmniPodent
Replies: 1
Views: 1151

OmniPodent

From a suggestion by wery67564 What would the Almighty have on His iPod? (HePod, iGod, Creative ZEN player, etc.). God in this context is a construct of an all-knowing, all-seeing, good-taste deity. I'll add hypothetical in there before the Fervents launch on a pro/anti-religionology tangent. I sugg...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whats your default ebay search?
Replies: 27
Views: 3447

Re: Whats your default ebay search?

I've got some orcs too. I bought an Orc Army box for 40k on the cheap when my Friendly Local Gaming store was going under. I am rife with miniatures. :D Praetorian Imperial Guards. Those colonial warriors from some limited edition 40k in the 90s. They kicked seven-levels of hell out of everyone. I ...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2713
Views: 284100

Re: Mornington Crescent

We have a winner. So round 14, it appears.

I'll start with the execrable Hobbs End, (formerly Hobs Lane) and I'll hold the parse for three moves.

Those of you fully versed in the Quatermass Induction rule will know where I'm going with this.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: I've lost my faith in the human kind... (Child Molestation)
Replies: 27
Views: 3271

Re: I've lost my faith in the human kind... (Child Molestation)

Think the world can't get any worse? 200 people have claimed to be abused at a child home in Jersey . This was from 40 years ago, and over 1 / 3 of the people are only just coming forward now. Nearly 80 people keeping secrets like that from the world for their entire young life. Oh, the humanity, in...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Legal Aid For WikiLeaks
Replies: 0
Views: 882

Legal Aid For WikiLeaks

Hurry, the free speech of the internet has been censored by the man. Fortunately, the BBC is there with reports of legal aid to ungag the whistle-blowing site.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54495

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

Nicole is my middle name: my actual first name is unspeakably horrible. Its one of those names that you're too old for once you pass 13. I'm going for Gladys? Ethel? Marjorie? Actually I've noticed a lot of ladies tend to dislike their names once they hit 13 if they have an -ella -issa or -iyah suf...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:29 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best outro to an album?
Replies: 57
Views: 6982

Re: Best outro to an album?

I've decided to make a CD of perfect outro songs (even if they're not the ending song on the original album). A Day in the Life - Life in a Glasshouse - Brain Damage/Eclipse - Hard to Handle - All Around the World (Reprise) - I am the Walrus - Part of the Process - Get Miles - Fake Empire - Resurrec...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:08 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Redux: Website's argument on Logic, Language, and Philosophy
Replies: 92
Views: 17820

Re: Redux: Website's argument on Logic, Language, and Philosophy

We should let him back in, so he can be a kind of foil. An in-joke if you will. Where those in on it always completely agree with his pompous delusional self-importance, and those not in on it will all be like 'wtf? this guy's an ass! Don't agree with him' Besides, I'd like to hear some of his opini...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:53 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2713
Views: 284100

Re: Mornington Crescent

I'll hedge my bets, and go for the low yield Zone 5 straight-runner. Cockfosters to...


...British Museum

Remember we're playing the 1952 rules so that move should be perfectly acceptable, and sets the next player into automatic knip.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Change an Acronym
Replies: 227
Views: 24764

Re: Change an Acronym

Introverted, Alcoholic, Arrogant Yuppie

JPEG
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)
Replies: 416
Views: 51404

Re: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)

By Jove, you're right. And it did come first. This creates a consternation. Do I just give +16 points here, as it was first, or do I have to make readjustments> (i.e. -8 for SoapyHobo and -4 for Kellsbells.) Or I could just take off the 12 cumulative points for my error, meaning my current standard ...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best outro to an album?
Replies: 57
Views: 6982

Re: Best outro to an album?

A quick scan reveals only one person has mention the outro to Sgt. Pepper. Something's wrong on the internet . AND it is obviously you ! Beatles=overrated, Sgt Pepper=overrated^2 If I had sleeves I would roll them up right now whilst biting on my lower lip, and not simply because you could have use...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)
Replies: 187
Views: 32203

Re: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)

You know this is never going to be released, at least not in a finished state, right? What? Noooooo ! Yes! Of course it will. It's a toss-up between this and FFVII for the PS3 between "best updated game that Felstaff has nostalgia-stained love for" It will be a triumph. I'm making a note ...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442792

Re: For those of you in London, UK

The Ship? Would that be the one on Lime Street?
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2713
Views: 284100

Re: Mornington Crescent

Good. Freeing up the District Line and the Jubilee all the way to Dollis Hill means I can recoup some of my losses and start anew with the less-hazardous Livingstone Manoeuvre (ibid. 1972) and start making headway with East Putney . (Now don't you go thinking I'm going to re-route to the Euston Euro...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)
Replies: 187
Views: 32203

Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)

So, um, this may exist as a thread, but there's a lot of Half-Life 2 out there already to go trawling through. So... I'm excited . But it probably won't even be released until September 14th 2012. That's four years, 6 months, and 16 days away. :( Because Half-Life: Source was, effectively, pants. An...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best outro to an album?
Replies: 57
Views: 6982

Re: Best outro to an album?

A quick scan reveals only one person has mention the outro to Sgt. Pepper.

Something's wrong on the internet.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2713
Views: 284100

Re: Mornington Crescent

Fuck!

Right. Seeing as I'm on the defensive, I'll double back the Piccadilly Line and take Hounslow West, enabling the only cross-loop that avoids the Watford Gap. Bit risky, but what choice do I have?

God Damn it.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2713
Views: 284100

Re: Mornington Crescent

Sorry I'm late, but I'll have a crack at it. Sneaking in underhandedly, I'll take a third running filter with Camden Town , which allows me to strengthen my pincer attack with the north-eastbound line at Archway . And that, I believe gentlemen, will prevent you from quartering the Central Line, at l...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Best Television Show
Replies: 50
Views: 6447

Re: Best Television Show

SteaL7h wrote:Nothing beats Lost.


I could. Quite severely. With a blunt instrument. Until it gave me the answers I crave, but fear to wait for as I cynically expect to be disappointed.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis
Replies: 26
Views: 3225

Re: Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis

They can't see the suck for all the nostalgia. Hey, hey, hey! Diligent Oasis fan here! Yes, they are one of the most flawed bands around, and they have simple chord structures lifted straight off of other established hits (T. Rex, anyone?) Their lead singer has grit-like demons infesting his once b...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Redux: Website's argument on Logic, Language, and Philosophy
Replies: 92
Views: 17820

Re: Redux: Website's argument on Logic, Language, and Philosophy

6-month reanimation aside, this thread has brought something to my attention. Anfurny, or whatever his name is. I know him, or at least his avatar. Ach, but I don't know where. That smug bile-raising photograph leapt out and hit me with a great fist of angry recognition. Is it a photograph of somebo...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Earth Tremor UK
Replies: 21
Views: 4842

Re: Earth Tremor UK

From b3ta: (those boys are quick at peurile satire)

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by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Rudimentary Fitness Test
Replies: 49
Views: 4772

Rudimentary Fitness Test

Apparently, if you can walk up 3 flights of stairs , at a brisk pace, one at a time, without getting out-of-breath, and an overly elevated heart-rate, you are fit. Seems easy enough. I work on the fifth floor of my building, and as someone with an innate fear of lifts/elevators I walk up and down it...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Energizing Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 4250

N-Trancetastic

When I hold you ba-a-a-a-aby
Feel your heart beat close to me
Wanna stay in your arms forever
Only love can set you free

Also: Faithless - Insomnia
Also: Gorillaz - 19/2000
Also: Fatboy Slim - Right Here, Right Now
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Earth Tremor UK
Replies: 21
Views: 4842

Re: Earth Tremor UK

Californian earthquake report: "Then the buildings collapsed, killing thousands of people." UK earthquake report: "I was in my sitting room and the grandfather clock was rattling rather violently." Didn't feel it in London, btw. Fortunately, this ivory tower does have secure foun...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The death penalty
Replies: 109
Views: 9175

Re: The death penalty

I'm sitting on the fence in terms of bringing back a-hangin', or whichever method is deemed apt. But I am facing towards the pro-slaughter of mass murderers, but only for those who kill policemen, women, children, and a category I fall into. I was thinking about this this morning; it is no use calli...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442792

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Well as everyone's getting in a to-and-fro about institutional banter, I'll throw my two pence wildly about. As a King's College, London Alumnus, we have several ribbings for various, [haughty deriding cough] lesser , institutions. We call UCL a former polytechnic that churns out artists that play b...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis
Replies: 26
Views: 3225

Re: Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis

I like Do You Like Rock Music more than BSP's first album Also Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea , for me, > Rid of Me And yep, I'm pretty sure Scottish falls under British. I might put a Belle & Sebastian album somewhere in my top 10. And it's a reader poll; Q magazine's readership de...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 193761

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

I sneeze louder than any living creature on earth.

You heard that sneeze five minutes ago? That was me. It's effectively an intercontinental ejaculation.

Also, rotating my spine makes it sound like a dedicated, but overexertive maraca player/toy machine gun
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)
Replies: 416
Views: 51404

Re: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)

Rodan, re: the monopoly hotel. Can't find it in the post! It may be because I blinded myself this morning, no thanks to a Filipino au pair with a hunting bow and three oysters (long story) so if anyone can direct me to the "first monopoly hotel posting" by Rodan, I'm sure we can arrange po...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Favourite poem(s)?
Replies: 115
Views: 19860

Re: Favourite poem(s)?

Wordsworth wrote:I wandered lonely as a cloud


Wordsworth you tit, you lived in England. There are no lonely clouds here; they attack the skies relentlessly as a great swathing army of monotonous grey.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Opening Lines
Replies: 79
Views: 34229

Re: Opening Lines

It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears’ house. Its eyes were closed. It looked as if it was running on its side, the way dogs run when they think they are chasing a cat in a dream. But the dog was not running or asleep. The d...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:30 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Sir Geoffrey saved the world
Replies: 1
Views: 1186

Re: Sir Geoffrey saved the world

Through his jive talkin', and being more than a woman, he saved the world through curing the deadly Night Fever virus (Falsetococcus Gibbous), which ultimately allowed everyone to (ha! ha! ha! ha!) stay alive.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis
Replies: 26
Views: 3225

Q Awards - Best Brit Albums Evar? No-way-sis

For the first time since, well, 1997, Radiohead's OK Computer didn't win the Q Award for Best British Album in the World Ever, Ever. Instead it was, bizarrely, beaten by Oasis' first two albums, Definitely Maybe & (What's the Story) Morning Glory? I find this a bit odd, cause Oasis have been on ...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whats your default ebay search?
Replies: 27
Views: 3447

Re: Whats your default ebay search?

I'll link you the thread I made about strangest things On e-bay I'll open your elixir. but remember once you take the blue pill (I think it's the blue pill) you can never go back. page 2 of said thread I have seen it... I can't un-see it. The box has been opened, and as expected it's full of sex to...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)
Replies: 416
Views: 51404

Re: XKCD Scavenger Hunt (Caution: may involve leaving computer)

One of the easier +16 points for SoapyHobo , for the monopoly hotel. Double points if you would have included the monopoly man in the picture (top-hat/monocle!) By painting windows/doors/paraphernalia on the hotel, you would have invariably received ~329 ManPoints©; ...more, if it had been on fire .

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