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by jillton
Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388204

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

I dunno, the person was about 16 so yep that's the lingo they use, but they should have maybe sussed out a bit about the company before sending that in. It wasn't my call anyway, my supervisor deleted the email immediately, but not before telling everyone in the office and keeping it as evidence for...
by jillton
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388204

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Me: "Who was that phone-call for?" Intern: "Andy... Who's that?" Me: "He's the overall boss... Who was looking for him?" Intern: "They didn't say." Me: "You didn't ask?" Intern: "No..." Me: "Okay then, did they say what they were calli...
by jillton
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1718363

Re: Today I Learned

TIL that my parents actually support my chosen career-path, after years of me feeling like they were pushing me away from it.
by jillton
Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 6 Nations 2012
Replies: 79
Views: 10045

Re: 6 Nations 2012

----------------------> Scumbag rugby fan, watches 6 Nations.... Only cares about games Ireland play. (Whoah, whoah, I'm guessing your Welsh?? Last year when Wales played against France, I was in Paris and Mr Dream Man... As in, we watched the sun rise at the Eiffel Tower, we got croissants for brea...
by jillton
Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 339107

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

My night was beyond disappointing. I love dancing. To (almost) anything. My preferences are indie-rock/pop-rock/pop. Went out with friends to a new location tonight, fully expecting there to be dancing (as this is what I was told would happen). Ended up chatting with friends for about 3 hours while ...
by jillton
Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

RollingHead - It depends what kind of make-up you're talking about. For general every-day face wash/cleansing I use Cetaphil - It's available in almost every pharmacy in Ireland (as far as I know), it's about €14 a bottle but trust me it is so worth it. It's really good for sensitive skin - A friend...
by jillton
Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

Meridian you are bang on about Sephora!! We don't have it in Ireland which is heart-breaking, but overall it's the best place in the world for make-up! Felt like I finally understood the true meaning of "kid in a candystore" the first time I went there. Their own brand stuff is lovely and ...
by jillton
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 6 Nations 2012
Replies: 79
Views: 10045

Re: 6 Nations 2012

Whoop Ireland! Not the best game ever, but... yay!

Going out tonight is gonna be FUN!
by jillton
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

jillton, See KestrelLowing's post on the previous page for more info. Kestrel's in a very male-dominated profession (engineering), where it's hard enough for any woman to get taken seriously, but doubly so for a young woman who looks very young for her chronological age. I was responding to the ima...
by jillton
Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

KestrelLowing - Make-up isn't about NOT looking like yourself, but enhancing the features that you already have! If you don't want to go too caked-on I'd recommend Bobbi Brown moisturizey something or other. Bobbi Brown's theory with make-up is that it shouldn't look like you're wearing any. Again, ...
by jillton
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Dublin - Ireland Meetup??
Replies: 41
Views: 38531

Re: Dublin - Ireland Meetup??

Anyone interested in a 2012 meetup??
by jillton
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 6 Nations 2012
Replies: 79
Views: 10045

Re: 6 Nations 2012

raising allusions of crowd violence because of the lack of local bars in St Denis? Clearly they've never been to Paris, there's loads of bars in that area!! Personally I think the teams should have had a 30 man penalty competition on the thawed end of the pitch to give everyone something to watch. ...
by jillton
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My overachieving friend
Replies: 20
Views: 3014

Re: My overachieving friend

SecondTalon totally nailed it. It's cool that you realise that you guys aren't being the best of friends to this guy and are actively looking for a solution to this, well played OP! As well as a) confronting your friends about it b) Not hanging out with friends if it continues and/or c) occassionall...
by jillton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cats and the Weird Things They Do
Replies: 69
Views: 11724

Re: Cats and the Weird Things They Do

I will preface this by saying that although I love most animals, I'm not the biggest fan of cats, nothing against them, I just never really "got" them. (that said I love all the cat stuff on the internet!) The first thing that swayed my opinion of cats was my friends cat. An old boyfriend ...
by jillton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 6 Nations 2012
Replies: 79
Views: 10045

Re: 6 Nations 2012

I'm just discovering this topic now and I'm VERY happy about it!! Also pleasantly surprised that xkcd-ers are also into rugby. (In a "posh" part of Dublin where the 2 wouldn't necessarily go together). I considered going to Paris for the weekend as I've a friend who lives there so free acc...
by jillton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: things to do before you die
Replies: 46
Views: 7822

Re: things to do before you die

Oh goodness, so many things!! - Be an amazing aunt to my nephew!!! - Become fluent/bilingual in French - Relearn Gaeilge so I get back to being fluent in my native language. - Get fit enough to run marathons (allowing me to raise money for awesome charities... Aaaaand hopefully acquire a killer body...
by jillton
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 3965

Re: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

@ichef - that's an awesome story!! I love hearing things like that about famous people being really cool. In 2006 Arcade Fire were playing a show in Dublin. I went online to get tickets but to no avail, it sold out in under a minute. Because the show was booked before they exploded everywhere and be...
by jillton
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most annoying examples of hypocrisy
Replies: 47
Views: 16399

Re: Most annoying examples of hypocrisy

Any Irish politician ever.... Taoiseach (same as Prime Minister) Enda Kenny in national address to Ireland "You are not responsible" (for the crap economy). Less than a week later at an E.U meeting in Davos "People were greedy and went mad borrowing" and that's why the economy in...
by jillton
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How can I get my parents to take me somewhere?
Replies: 36
Views: 5724

Re: How can I get my parents to take me somewhere?

i'm pretty sure that if you said to your parents: "i want this wireless adapter, if i buy it from this guy 30 minutes away i'll save $5 over the amazon price but you'd have to drive me there" they would hand you 5 dollars and tell you to go to amazon. Problem solved. Also, as has already ...
by jillton
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 3965

Re: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

Oh no!

Evilduckie that's heart-breaking!!!
by jillton
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

Just for fun I thought I'd post my make-up "routine", I've been sick the last few days and haven't worn make-up so thought I'd just snap each step as I was doing it. This is my day-to-day make-up, although my "night time" make-up is pretty much the same with just more eye-liner a...
by jillton
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 3965

Re: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

This is one that happened to my sister. She used to travel a lot for work (works for an Irish/American company), and had taken some time off from work while in the states to hang out with a good friend of hers. Said friend is Irish, not really famous himself (but kind of), but knows a lot of REALLY ...
by jillton
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 3965

Re: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

That's cool.

I guess Dublin is such a small city it's not too difficult.

Although Rufus Wainwright walked past me on my street in Paris...
by jillton
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 3965

Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

So I shared my meeting with Joff from GoT in the films and TV shows section... I was wondering if anyone else on here has any hilarious celeb encounters? The idea of this is not to name-drop or show off about how cool you are, but if you made a tool of yourself in front of your idol I wanna know abo...
by jillton
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

It does!! My eyes do the same!

That's why I tend to go for one colour all over and drama things up with eye-liner & falsies.
by jillton
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)
Replies: 2124
Views: 358756

Re: A Song of Lice and Ire

There's just something about Joffrey's face that makes you want to slap him. Apologies for bumping but I had to share this with people who'll appreciate it. I got into the series quite late, and hadn't read the books at all. I *really* got into the series and my best friend got me a box-set of the ...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3485823

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

*shudders* I kicked that lemsip's ass!! It was blackcurrant flavour so not as bad as the real deal lemsip. And, for good measure I drank it out of my Wonder Woman mug... I bet she wouldn't be so upset by a drink (no matter how repugnant it is). And giant spoon of manuka honey has been taken. Yay for...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3485823

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I'll be taking a giant spoon of manuka honey once I get this Lemsip business done. Then I'll be wearing about 10 layers of clothing in bed with my electric blanket on full-blast.... I'm gonna sweat this mo-fo out of me if I can. Fingers crossed I'll feel somewhat human before my interview tomorrow. ...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3485823

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

LEMSIP!!! Why does it have to taste SO horrifyingly disgusting?? Why can't medicine actually taste nice? Darn you Lemsip! Either start tasting better, or stop working so well so I won't have to force you upon myself everytime I get a cold. Off I go to boil the kettle and pour in about 5 tea-spoons o...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Community
Replies: 188
Views: 108298

Re: Community

I saw it, it was awful.

She has so much potential. Why was she never picked up as a model? She's so beautiful.
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

Mayhaps - Don't use concealer all over your face, just where the red areas are. I love that you DON'T want to cover your freckles, a girl I was in college with caked on make-up to hide her freckles. I think freckles are gorgeous. I love summer, 'cause that's the only time I get any kind of visible f...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2986586

Re: Postify your facerity

Zarq - I love that you pointed out that you were joking.

Amazing!
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2986586

Re: Postify your facerity

Isn't that called a child-minders??
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2986586

Re: Postify your facerity

Maybe it's just because my sister has a baby and I'm a little bit broody. Maybe it's because my nephew is about the same size. But I just nearly died of cute. Oh me yarm!! I want one!!! (but one that I can return when it cries/poops as I'm nowhere near responsible or grown up enough to deal with a b...
by jillton
Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2986586

Re: Postify your facerity

Image
by jillton
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Replies: 41
Views: 11038

Re: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

A friend of mine is currently writing her Modern English Lit dissertation on how Lisbeth isn't actually as super pro feminist as we thought. She's not saying what she does isn't good, but she's just arguing some things about her character/actions. She makes some good points, however I've been told I...
by jillton
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Community
Replies: 188
Views: 108298

Re: Community

Whitney Port of The Hills??
Does she have her own TV Show?
I would watch that...
by jillton
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Makeup 101
Replies: 137
Views: 50656

Re: Makeup 101

@natashatasha It's too late for me to start doing make-up and taking pics, I'll post some when I have time, but I think I might have the same colouring as you - lightish brownish hair, pale skin & blue eyes. Depending on my mood/time in the morning sometimes I just lash on a pile of mascara (I a...
by jillton
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Beauty of XKCD
Replies: 13
Views: 4525

Re: The Beauty of XKCD

Alternative suggestion - it helped my old roomie and I bond. She's super crazy good at maths & science, I'm basically retarded at both - she used to explain the maths/science comics to me so I wouldn't miss out on the humour. Any thing Star Wars or otherwise "pop culture" related I exp...
by jillton
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help re: Stolen iphone 4s...
Replies: 6
Views: 2004

Re: Help re: Stolen iphone 4s...

*sigh*

I got a call today for an interview on Thursday - if that works out I'll be able to justify getting a new (second-hand!) iphone. The piece of poo I'm using at the moment is driving me insane!!

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