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by Mmmm, Pi
Fri May 21, 2010 10:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 14249

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

http://www.speedtest.net/result/821589245.png Not too bad, as the download is rated at 8 MB. Hell, it's cheap enough, I'm not too bothered. We're getting it for £7.50 a month, which works out to be about $10. I should really remember to do one on campus next time I'm there on a Saturday, it's stupi...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun May 02, 2010 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why isn't buying food online popular?
Replies: 17
Views: 1816

Re: Why isn't buying food online popular?

I do my normal big food shop online. I'm a student, don't have a car and the only way to the supermarket from my house is two buses or a very long walk. It's cheaper for me and my housemates to club together and get a big order every so often then it is to get the bus. Instead, the Tesco van pulls u...
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: UK election- GREAT SCOTT, IS THAT AN ELEPHANT?
Replies: 514
Views: 36604

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

I'll be using both my local election votes, although I've no idea who to vote for at uni yet, as I have no idea who's standing. In Cambridge I've got the big three, the greens and UKIP to choose from in the locals. For the general election, I'll probably be voting in Cambridge. Be interesting to see...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Think: What color do you associate Chemistry with?
Replies: 97
Views: 9046

Re: Think: What color do you associate Chemistry with?

Chem is dark green, also called forest green. Mainly because my chem books have always been dark green.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I'm another engineering student here, this time in chem eng. I'm in a class of about 70:30 men to women, so it's not as bad as it can be, but I've had to really fight against sexist jokes and comments for two years. This year as the main two guys who generally started it are spending a year studying...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)
Replies: 527
Views: 57248

Re: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)

The student's union of my university has given the scout and guide society more money then we've ever had in our grant application. Woo for having enough money for transport for the first time ever! Last year we got £200 to get people to Edinburgh, this year we've got £300 just to go to Leeds, both ...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Head Hair
Replies: 202
Views: 75955

Re: Head Hair

My hair's become more curly with time. It's also darker then it used to be as well.
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

Just noticed that I was on 399, and thought I'd stick the 400th somewhere cool. I get blood clots/tissue sometimes, although they aren't usually as big as that, it has happened in the past. I wouldn't say it's anything much to be worried about. Major hugs for podbay though, that really doesn't sound...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: XKCD goes 2B: Portraits of the Fora
Replies: 124
Views: 16761

Re: XKCD goes 2B: Portraits of the Fora

As I saw you're trying to do people in the woman thread, and most of my posts are in there, I'd like to be stuck on the bottom of the list if you don't mind. If you get round to me at some point, that would be cool, if not, then thank you for drawing these other cool people for me to have a look at....
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Hardest Major
Replies: 114
Views: 87402

Re: Hardest Major

I'd have to ask how you define Hardest. Medicine is one of the hardest for the workload, Nursing for the placements, Languages are also up there with the contact hours. Amount of time spent in library etc goes to stuff like law and arch. How hard it is to get your head around goes to the physics and...
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

I have a silver ring I brought while on holiday in Boston that I used to wear all the time, but now my fingers are less fat and it tends to slip off my finger, so I don't wear it as much.
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:14 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What do other countries teach about The united states?
Replies: 78
Views: 8366

Re: What do other countries teach about The united states?

Yeah, about the only time you'll do the history of America as a subject is if you choose to, or your teacher feels like doing something a bit unusal. I happened learn about the JFK assassination and the American West in secondary school here, but I'm very much in the minority. Most people don't do a...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

In the house, unless my feet are cold, I'm barefoot. If they are cold, then I've got my slippers on. I'm also barefoot if I'm just going outside to hang the washing up, or to put the bin out. If it's any further then that then I've got shoes of some description on. If I'm just sitting around in a pa...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What made you feel incredibly stupid?
Replies: 551
Views: 56432

Re: What made you feel incredibly stupid?

Lots of times I wake up, put my glasses on, then spend ten minutes looking for my glasses, only to realise when I turn the light on that I'm actually seeing in focus. Also when you're hunting for something in the cupboard, only for you to realise it's front and centre of the middle shelf and so righ...
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

I've never actually bothered to try on a bikini, although wouldn't be adverse to it. Would be a bit worried about my boobs popping out though. I've only ever worn one pieces, and really need a new swimsuit. Don't generally go swimming that often, so they don't get a lot of use.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)
Replies: 384
Views: 111413

Re: so something really awesome happened at wal-mart today

If somebody's seen wearing an xkcd t-shirt on campus here, the chances are you've just met a physics student.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7496
Views: 631857

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Closest I can come is a Russian book given to me by my Polish friend, so not that close

A staple gun?
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun May 31, 2009 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7496
Views: 631857

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Cold and slightly moldy, but yes.

A cuddly toy?
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun May 31, 2009 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

Such a bad pun. I'd say no just so they'd have time to go write a better joke.
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat May 30, 2009 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

I don't know about last names yet - would really depend if I was known by my last name anywhere and what his was like. I'd certainly want to go for non traditional rings - I need something that will stand up to getting knocked about if it's going to last on my finger more then about a week.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu May 28, 2009 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

Wooo knitting! Currently knitting a tardis after finishing a dalek a while ago.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue May 26, 2009 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

Yeah, I've never been able to get inside a Lush. Can't even get near the door without wheezing. It's a shame really, would like to try some of their stuff but I really can't handle the smell.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri May 15, 2009 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Explorer scouts
Replies: 31
Views: 3495

Re: Explorer scouts

Yeah, in the UK Explorer Scouts are just what they call the group above Scouts in the age range. They go from 14 - 18.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed May 13, 2009 6:02 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Which US/UK University?
Replies: 22
Views: 2718

Re: Which US/UK University?

Don't forget for Oxbridge that although the unis themselves are reasonably similar (although certainly not the same), the cities they are in are completely different. Oxford is much bigger, and a busier city. You get the impression that it's not just there for the university. Cambridge is smaller, q...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu May 07, 2009 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 53652

Re: Plans for the weekend!

Panicking about exams pretty much all of next week, and possibly even doing some revision as well.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed May 06, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

A page or so late, but congratulations on the wedding, Artemisia! You both look great, your dress looks fabulous, and I love your husband's glasses.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue May 05, 2009 10:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The circus skills thread (Unicycles and more!)
Replies: 59
Views: 3958

Re: The circus skills thread (Unicycles and more!)

It's all about the stiltwalking. Not that I'm much good at it myself, but apparently I'm good at teaching others how to not fall over. I'm normally there to get in the way if they stop moving.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue May 05, 2009 10:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT:We discuss Duct Tape
Replies: 48
Views: 5072

Re: ITT:We discuss Duct Tape

I've used it to fix quite a number of broken tent poles, I've splinted somebody's leg with it and an umbrella, I've made a pair of gloves with it for a stage costume for a friend, I've used lots of rolls of gaffa when teching and many other things I can't be bothered to write down.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue May 05, 2009 10:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

Yeah, I was going to suggest diabetes as well. Get thee to a doctor at the very least, defo sounds like something you'll want to get checked out by somebody.
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun May 03, 2009 11:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tweenbots
Replies: 22
Views: 2675

Re: Tweenbots

That's really sweet. I'd certainly help it out, just because it's cute.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri May 01, 2009 11:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Jumping Stilts
Replies: 7
Views: 1821

Re: Jumping Stilts

I've had a go on jumping stilts. They're actually pretty easy to get used to, but defo take it easy at first. Don't try any of the jumping around like a loon until you can cope with simpler stuff like walking and running. Make sure you're on a large flat surface when you first start out - sounds sil...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 5361

Re: Scouts and Guides

Thanks for the addition of Guides!

If I had wanted to do an activity that Guides did on my own more regularly, then I would have joined another group to do just that. Like I did with my archery group.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 5361

Re: Scouting

Just a bit of a nitpick, can we have Guiding added to the thread title? Would be nice to make sure the guides are welcome in here too. I feel I've gained so much as a result of being in Guides. I've met some really great friends, of all ages, I've been places I'd never even heard off, I've done thin...
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1284316

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread

Offically our group is called the LGBTQ Association. Unoffically quite a few people call them Gay Club. I *think* the Q is for Queer. The main thing they've been going on recently is for having some gender nutral toilets around the Student's Union for trans or anybody who doesn't want to define eith...
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread-The thread that gives (every month)

I really need to get a new swimming costume. Might try a bikini on for the lolz, but I doubt I'd actually use it so won't be buying it. I do want a nice looking one piece though that isn't going to to see through.

Loving the new safespace tag on this tread as well, it's so needed.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: Woman Thread - The thread that gives (about once a month)

Don't the big red streaks go away when you flush the toilet anyway?
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: Woman Thread - The thread that gives (about once a month)

Ahh, that's really sweet, and totally a good sign.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!
Replies: 249
Views: 21224

Re: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!

She wrote:I got my first postcard today, from Mmm, Pi in Cambridge.

Glad to hear it got through OK.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3057480

Re: Woman Thread - The thread with the fallopian touch!

My first thought on the viewing of those shoes was "Wooow, those shoes are standing up on their own!". Second thought is that those shoes are really pretty and look really nice.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 5361

Re: Scouting

Cool, glad there's somebody else out there. Yeah, I remember the horrible grey beaver uniforms - my brother was one. With the new uniform the Ranger rugby shirt looks really similar. Sorry, I should have been a bit more specific, I was talking about the next World Scout Jamboree. I'm hoping to try f...

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