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by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Revolutionary!
Replies: 54
Views: 6142

Re: Revolutionary!

I believe I'll dust my broom.

A seminal song by a legendary pioneer and a criminally small Wikipedia entry.

More musicians should visit the crossroads & make a deal with the devil.
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Yes, a laser 300 times more powerful than the US power grid
Replies: 25
Views: 3946

Re: Yes, a laser 300 times more powerful than the US power grid

Why rob the Bank of England? We all know the Queen of England is the richest landowner in the world. Draconio should fry a corgi or two to show he means business. If the Queen has any sense, which she does, she will have hidden all her riches under her mattress. Also 93% of her wealth is invested in...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Yes, a laser 300 times more powerful than the US power grid
Replies: 25
Views: 3946

Re: Yes, a laser 300 times more powerful than the US power grid

Is anyone here hoping it falls into the hands of a crazed evil genius? I just want a headline saying something along the lines of
World's Most Powerful Laser Stolen By Zakron Draconio
Taken To Secret Undersea Volcano: World Holds Its Collective Breath
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fluoride
Replies: 6
Views: 1299

Re: Fluoride

http://dneiwert.blogspot.com/uploaded_images/Gen%20Jack%20Ripper-705565.jpg You know when fluoridation first began? Nineteen hundred and forty-six. Nineteen forty-six, Mandrake. How does that coincide with your post-war Commie conspiracy, huh? It's incredibly obvious, isn't it? A foreign substance ...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: British Bacon Week!
Replies: 14
Views: 1961

Re: British Bacon Week!

I hope this educational site gives you a list of all foodstuffs that are deliciouned by being wrapped in bacon.

Sausages, mushrooms, burger, more bacon...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Ethiopian Food! OM NOM NOM
Replies: 12
Views: 1850

Re: Ethiopian Food! OM NOM NOM

I was looking for Ethiopian restaurants in London when we were still going to go out for Ethiopian (stupid coldsore!!!!!) and I saw much reference to vegetarian-friendliness in reviews and sample menus. Tufnell Park. 2 mins from the tube. (Lalibela? I think it's called) Fortress Road, right outside...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Ethiopian Food! OM NOM NOM
Replies: 12
Views: 1850

Re: Ethiopian Food! OM NOM NOM

Do Ethiopian places tend to have anything in the way of vegetarian options? 'Cause there's this one Ethiopian place in my city that's very popular, but I've always been hesitant to try it for fear of waiting so long to get a table but then needing to leave for lack of suitable entrees. (I guess I c...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:53 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: She's a witch! Burn her!
Replies: 44
Views: 5659

Re: She's a witch! Burn her!

All they have to do is weigh her and if she is lighter than a duck, she's a witch. Anyway, I heard the women's movement is making great strides in this part of the world, thanks in part to Rana Husseini due to the fact she is still alive . Rape laws mean that a woman can prosecute a suspected rapist...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: What's the word I'm looking for?
Replies: 16
Views: 3035

Re: What's the word I'm looking for?

I was thinking more shoulderpads and garish lycra. Lots of lycra.
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Opening Lines
Replies: 79
Views: 34242

Re: Opening Lines

I almost forgot, the Football Factory:
Coventry are fuck all.

And then, just to clarify the opening line, it says "They've got a shit team and shit support. Hitler had the right idea when he flattened the place."
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's Official: Too Many People On Earth
Replies: 57
Views: 5486

It's Official: Too Many People On Earth

Despite the fact there's a good portion of earth uninhabited; anyone who has to commute into the city to work will agree there's Too Many People On Earth . Apparently by a good 1.2 billion. Damnation to those doctors and their never-ending efforts to make people live longer! Not to mention all those...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 8:54 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: What's the word I'm looking for?
Replies: 16
Views: 3035

Re: What's the word I'm looking for?

What is the word, what is the word.... dominatrix! Sorry, a friend of my wife's doesn't know much English, so he is prone to say "What is the word, what is the word..." followed by something delightfully inappropriate (the above one is my favorite). I'd say you're feeling a mixture of enn...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hip-Hop and Rap
Replies: 104
Views: 12972

Re: Hip-Hop and Rap

I'd agree that the "hood" or inner city housing projects and whatnot are not as bad as 1930's ghettos. But you gotta understand how shitty life can be for somebody born into that life man. Being held down by a ton of racist laws, confined to an area of your city where the only jobs you ca...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: What's the word I'm looking for?
Replies: 16
Views: 3035

Re: What's the word I'm looking for?

It's like some kind of anti-schadenfreude ; instead of taking pleasure from the misfortunes of others, you are feeling pained at the fortune of others. Whilst there is an element of envy in the situation; the positives you are taking out of it are aspirational. You aspire to be like your friend; env...
by Felstaff
Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Cloverfield [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
Replies: 144
Views: 15193

Re: Cloverfield [CONTAINS SPOILERS]

Why couldn't the parasites be nice, like the birds that eat ticks off a rhino. Wait, the symbiotic relationship between the two might not classify as parasitical. Does it? Anyway, as far as sequels are concerned; this film is too much of a cash cow to stop at just one. Hell, they wanted 10 series of...
by Felstaff
Sun Feb 17, 2008 1:27 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30718

Re: What instrument do you own?

Every house should own one of these , one of these , one of these , and a variant of one of these . As for me, I have combined my cheap left-handed Strat with a didgeridoo and an ocarina to produce a literally ear-shattering sound. It kinda looks like a machination from a Rube-Goldberg machine, and ...
by Felstaff
Sat Feb 16, 2008 2:28 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Book you are proudest to have finished...
Replies: 137
Views: 16223

Re: Book you are proudest to have finished...

James Joyce's Ulysses, for sure. Jesus Christ was that a mindfuck. You're goddamnèd right. But when it's the greatest piece of literature of all fucking time , it's certainly worth it. Is it actually worth reading? I mean, really? Perhaps my italics weren't slanty enough. It's worth reading because...
by Felstaff
Sat Feb 16, 2008 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hip-Hop and Rap
Replies: 104
Views: 12972

Re: Hip-Hop and Rap

Dude I'm sorry but you have no idea what you're talking about if you think the "ghettos" aren't as bad as they seem. I'll proceed to trash your post hardcore after I get out of class. Be prepared. Read the brackets (more specifically; the words in between them) carefully. No point trashin...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 484529

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

The Yiddish Policemen's Union

I'm disappointed the subject matter has little to do with the title.

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

I'm disappointed the subject matter has little to do with the title.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs From the 80s!?!?!
Replies: 46
Views: 8405

Re: Songs From the 80s!?!?!

Noff wrote:
Felstaff wrote:In the middle of the night, I go walking in my sleep, through the valley of fear.


That is so totally 90's.


Well spotted. This was solely because I refuse to acknowledge Uptown Girl's right to exist.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skins
Replies: 63
Views: 9870

Re: Skins

I hate on Skins all the time , probably because a.) it's so fantastic, and b.) I didn't watch the first series, so am picking up loose threads from the second. Episodes of which I have accidentally watched. Bill Bailey, in a room, sitting opposite Harry Enfield? The first 5 words of that sentence is...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Opening Lines
Replies: 79
Views: 34242

Opening Lines

This has probably already bindun before (so feel free to lock/merge/stroke chin), but what would you consider an excellent opening line to a novel/story/sequence of words? Any existing & Made up ones, with the latter being preferred. Some o' my favourites. "The man in black fled across the ...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs From the 80s!?!?!
Replies: 46
Views: 8405

Re: Songs From the 80s!?!?!

I, I just died in your arms tonight. Don't you love me, baby? Don't you love me, Whooooooaaaa! Last night a DJ saved my life. Last night a DJ saved my life from a broken heart. I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad, the dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had. Take on me, take ...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 100% Accurate Web-based Psychoanalysis!
Replies: 154
Views: 21798

Re: 100% Accurate Web-based Psychoanalysis!

Is it saying something about your personality by seeing familiar shapes in a graph?
Incidentally, mine looks like a medieval torture device.

I think the test also tried to tell me I had rage issues, but I had long since smashed my monitor before that bit came up.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Trainspotting (Irvine Welsh)
Replies: 5
Views: 2367

Re: Trainspotting (Irvine Welsh)

Spud being told he could shag her up the erse was one of the most classic scenes in Scottish literary history.

I did find it hard to substitute know for ken, however, as that just doesn't seem a natural interchange for me, ye ken?
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Book you are proudest to have finished...
Replies: 137
Views: 16223

Re: Book you are proudest to have finished...

danb wrote:James Joyce's Ulysses, for sure. Jesus Christ was that a mindfuck.


You're goddamnèd right. But when it's the greatest piece of literature of all fucking time, it's certainly worth it.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:51 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that influenced you as a child
Replies: 21
Views: 4247

Re: Books that influenced you as a child

Anything, anything by Roald Dahl.

Because you can have child abuse, poisoning, nudity, murder, graphic violence, supernatural ability, domestic violence, and abduction in a children's book.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:47 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Iain M Banks - Culture Novels.
Replies: 25
Views: 6187

Re: Iain M Banks - Culture Novels.

I would like to get more into Iain (M) Bank's science fiction. Is the Algebraist a culture novel? I've read Dead Air, Crow Road and Whit. Banks is somewhat of a champion for me, as he writes his novels in three months, like a robot, then has 9 months of time off. What a lifestyle! It's taken me one-...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome videogame music?
Replies: 149
Views: 19383

Re: Awesome videogame music?

Yes! Kula World. Only the game Super Monkey Ball wishes it could be!

It's been nearly three years since I've been able to actually use that phrase.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:27 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Portmanteaux
Replies: 124
Views: 18235

Re: Portmanteaux

Scientologist
or,
Idiologist

...which actually makes me a tautologist.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:22 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hip-Hop and Rap
Replies: 104
Views: 12972

Re: Hip-Hop and Rap

There is a fundamental difference between US and UK Hip-Hop and Rap. US lyricists have a tendency to focus on the allure of wealth, and the ability to live a luxurious lifestyle once they have 'escaped' a high-crime area (apparently called ghettoes, but I've looked at ghettoes on the History Channel...
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 9663

Re: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread

A monopoly of monocles.
by Felstaff
Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientology docs.
Replies: 58
Views: 8805

Re: Scientology docs.

MotorToad wrote:
Felstaff wrote:I was relieved by Paris Hilton today...

Fix'd!


Fixèd!
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientology docs.
Replies: 58
Views: 8805

Re: Scientology docs.

Famosity Level -> CNN Headline Mayor -> murdered Senator -> murdered CEO -> assassinated Welcome to the crazy world we live in. The Inventor of the cure for AIDS was murdered today... Paris Hilton was assassinated today... Johnny "Shoe Shine" Spinella was "taken care of" today...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 100% Accurate Web-based Psychoanalysis!
Replies: 154
Views: 21798

Re: 100% Accurate Web-based Psychoanalysis!

Says I'm likely to be schizophrenic! (score of 103) The hell? We don't likes it, precious. http://www.rdos.net/eng/poly12b.php?p1=85&p2=61&p3=46&p4=54&p5=66&p6=45&p7=40&p8=38&p9=58&p10=58&p11=32&p12=38 I seem to be an all-rounder, having one foot in both c...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientology docs.
Replies: 58
Views: 8805

Re: Scientology docs.

I wish I were important enough to be an SP. I doubt, even if I spend my entire life denouncing Scientology, I could build up enough anti-Kudos to garner their attention. What do I need to do to be bundled into a Scientolomobile and told not to continue my anti-Schmientologist propaganda? And how fam...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: blacker than black
Replies: 13
Views: 2749

Re: blacker than black

Somebody needs to make a 1x4x9 monolith out of this stuff... Why such specific dimensions? The squares of 1,2 and 3. It's from 2001: ASO. We could post it in the ape house of the local zoo and get them to scream at it and touch it a lot. Then one'll go--pardon the expression--apeshit and start poun...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think Plagiarism warrants a second look...
Replies: 24
Views: 2777

Re: I think Plagiarism warrants a second look...

The Seven Basic Plots of all literature: (according to 40 years of research by Christopher Booker) (brackets are mine own take on the plots) Overcoming the monster; (adversity) Rags to riches; (acquirement) The quest; (achievement) Voyage and return; (experience > innocence) Comedy; (misunderstandin...
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 9663

Re: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread

From a Gary Larson cartoon:
Ship of Fools, Car of idiots.
by Felstaff
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:08 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The milk left in the bowl after the cereal has been eaten.
Replies: 65
Views: 6088

Re: The milk left in the bowl after the cereal has been eaten.

Baileys on cereals, brandy butter on toast, scotch eggs.

You could start some kind of diner for recovering alcoholics who have fallen off the wagon. Just don't tell them there's no alcohol in a scotch egg. I should report that under the Trades Description Act.

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