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by The Binkster
Fri May 14, 2010 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's Compare Size!
Replies: 47
Views: 7999

Re: Let's Compare Size!

32831 songs
903 artists
3221 albums
111.7 days
179.76 GB

I love music way too much...
by The Binkster
Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 773052

Re: Doctor Who

Loved it! Much needed humour and awesomeness, thought the Fermat's Last Theorem reference was great (someone's gonna get some stick when I go back to University).
by The Binkster
Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Cambridge interview
Replies: 32
Views: 4242

Re: Cambridge interview

[First Year Phys Natsci at Clare] The best bits of advice I received: - You don't have to wear a suit, wear something you're comfortable and relaxed in. - Do not revise anything once you arrive in Cambridge, find something meaningless to amuse yourself. Anything academic will just stress you out and...
by The Binkster
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:53 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Anyone mind looking over my UKAS PS?
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Anyone mind looking over my UKAS PS?

Without reading it in too much detail the thing that really jumps out at me is the lack of any further reading on your part. Get some books in there, maybe 2 or 3 with a little sentence about each one, they don't have to be undergrad textbooks or the like just something that shows that you've put th...
by The Binkster
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Inspiration for a future jazz trumpeter
Replies: 6
Views: 1512

Re: Inspiration for a future jazz trumpeter

I'll just name some albums which will just make you go wow... Wynton Marsalis & Arturo Sandoval - Los Elefantes Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band - Swingin' For The Fences / XXL /The Phat Pack / Act Your Age (Wayne Bergeron is just a little good) Freddie Hubbard - Red Clay/First Light Miles Davis -...
by The Binkster
Sun Aug 30, 2009 11:46 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: (UK) After Secondary School
Replies: 17
Views: 2443

Re: (UK) After Secondary School

Okay, so, I'm just coming into my final (11th) year of school, and it's around this time that colleges and such come into the equation. I'm not going to lie, I have no idea what I'm doing and my school hasn't told us anything really. Unlike it is for some I'm the eldest sibling in my family and my ...
by The Binkster
Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Ways to keep busy in a boring class
Replies: 124
Views: 14582

Re: Ways to keep busy in a boring class

I start with an A4 sheet and make origami water bombs. I see how many I can make with one A4 sheet and my current record is 14. My old physics teacher had a great way of entertaining yourself.

"If you get bored, see how long you can hold your breath for and then try to beat it."
by The Binkster
Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Drinking and Video Gaming
Replies: 30
Views: 2891

Re: Drinking and Video Gaming

Or there is the COD4 (replace with any suitable shooter of your choice) Drinking Game, many a happy hour has been spent with this (and it usually gets you completely wasted). Unfortunately, it only really works for Seek & Destroy; we've tried to modify it but with little success. (It works best ...
by The Binkster
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: The where are you going to Uni 2009 thread
Replies: 43
Views: 4733

Re: The where are you going to Uni 2009 thread

Cambridge (Clare) to read Natural Sciences (Physical).
by The Binkster
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Final Tune
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Final Tune

Dream Theater - The Spirit Carries On
Porcupine Tree - Collapse The Light Into Earth

One of those two.
by The Binkster
Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:39 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)
Replies: 42
Views: 4631

Re: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)

Thank you! That should be most useful.
by The Binkster
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)
Replies: 42
Views: 4631

Re: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)

Athlondies wrote:...but my knowledge of pubs in Cambridge is virtually unrivaled. :)


You wouldn't mind giving me a list of recommendations would you? (Especially any within stumbling distance of the other college beginning with 'C')
by The Binkster
Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Little Known Music By Popular Artists
Replies: 9
Views: 2296

Re: Little Known Music By Popular Artists

Viggo Mortensen & Buckethead :D
by The Binkster
Fri Jul 17, 2009 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3692
Views: 637926

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Fear Falls Burning
by The Binkster
Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couple fun summer ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 1261

Re: Couple fun summer ideas

Completely different idea...

http://shop.usps.com/webapp/wcs/stores/ ... gory=11820

FREE BOXES!!!!!

(If you're in the States)
by The Binkster
Wed Jul 15, 2009 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Superpowers
Replies: 77
Views: 6112

Re: Superpowers

He arrives 10 minutes after he's supposed to by which time the situation has cooled down sufficiently for him to not be needed.

How about 'Premature Ejaculation Man'?
by The Binkster
Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:14 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)
Replies: 42
Views: 4631

Re: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)

- My problem with living far away is i) money; travel costs are large and ii) I have Aspergers', and if I have problems I'd like to be close(r) to my parents. You should be able to get an additional grant (which I don't think you have repay). I'm pretty sure Aspergers' Syndrome falls under the gove...
by The Binkster
Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 165354

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

I shall rotate everything hanging on your walls through an angle of about 10 degrees.
by The Binkster
Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 165354

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

I shall prevent you from ever turning your pillow over.
by The Binkster
Fri Jul 03, 2009 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)
Replies: 42
Views: 4631

Re: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)

Game_boy wrote:- Manchester or Birmingham, depending on which has a better reputation.


Manchester definitely.
by The Binkster
Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)
Replies: 42
Views: 4631

Re: Good Unis for Physics? (UK)

You're in exactly the same position I was in last year. I wouldn't discard any universities because of price - get a job! It is easily possible to earn £2000-£2500 every summer which on top of your student loan should be adequate (you can always work over other holidays as well). [You also get about...
by The Binkster
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Metal band suggestions
Replies: 46
Views: 4518

Re: Metal band suggestions

For Melodic Death Metal: Scar Symmetry Insomnium Amon Amarth At The Gates For just Metal in general: Opeth (Progressive Death Metal but the harsh vocals are fantastic and Akerfeldt has incredible clean vocals which he uses a lot, try Watershed because it's still "brutal" but without so man...
by The Binkster
Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What do other countries teach about The united states?
Replies: 78
Views: 9714

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

Usually very little, because compared to us Europeans you have very little :P (Jokes!)
by The Binkster
Sun Jun 14, 2009 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle!
Replies: 701
Views: 132856

Re: Omegle!

First hilarious conversation I've had... You: is there anything you wish to get off your chest? Stranger: yes Stranger: i love you, more than anything in my entire life You: awww Stranger: :] You: so sweet yet so deluded Stranger: oh, im very deluded You: i like that in a man Stranger: im only a man...
by The Binkster
Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97730

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Gamma Ray wrote:Sunn O))) are actually quite good.


They are! Black One is one of the best albums I've ever heard; it's like listening to pure evil.
by The Binkster
Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 11076

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

leinad wrote:Another great prog band is Umphrey's Mcgee. Their recent album, Mantis, is incredible. None of their other studio stuff is really worth much attention, but they have a lot of amazing live stuff on their website.


*applauds*

Also check out Phish and Dixie Dregs if Umphrey's Mcgee take your fancy.
by The Binkster
Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Brazilian Triangle. (Aircraft missing, possibly crashed)
Replies: 21
Views: 3197

Re: Brazilian Triangle. (Aircraft missing, possibly crashed)

It could well have been a lightning strike, but not the conventional strikes which we imagine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprites_(lightning)).
by The Binkster
Sat May 30, 2009 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97730

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

- RHCP are the most overrated, dull and uninventive band in existence (swiftly followed by Metallica and Nirvana) - The Who are not fantastic! - The Beatles are not overrated. The made the best pop-rock ever, they experimented and they pushed (the prevailing) musical boundaries with every single thi...
by The Binkster
Thu May 28, 2009 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Six Word Stories
Replies: 41
Views: 4202

Re: Six Word Stories

The Binkster wrote:Lots of beer. Now, no wife.
by The Binkster
Wed May 27, 2009 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Pun Wars
Replies: 18
Views: 1973

Re: Pun Wars

Sorry I didn't post earlier! I've been really tied down of late and the near perfect order of my life had been steadily unravelling. Fortunately, now, I've got everything sewn up.
by The Binkster
Fri May 15, 2009 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Most geeky thing you've done recently.
Replies: 133
Views: 50637

Re: Most geeky thing you've done recently.

All the music on my MP3 player (about 15000 songs) is now sorted in chronological order by artist and grouped by place of origin...
by The Binkster
Fri May 15, 2009 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3692
Views: 637926

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

by The Binkster
Thu May 14, 2009 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 11076

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

TheAmazingRando wrote:maudlin of the Well has released their new (final) album for free to download on their website at http://www.maudlinofthewell.net/. If you're at all interested in prog or avant-garde music, you need to give it a listen. Fucking phenomenal.


Quite simply the album of the year!
by The Binkster
Sun May 10, 2009 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Number War!
Replies: 88
Views: 11287

Re: The Number War!

Surely it's 24, it has the most integer factors!!
by The Binkster
Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things you lose easily
Replies: 72
Views: 9250

Re: Things you lose easily

Dignity.
by The Binkster
Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1194865

Re: What are you listening to?

Massive Illusion by Gazpacho (<< Highly Recommended for all Muse/Radiohead lovers)
by The Binkster
Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)
Replies: 41
Views: 4044

Re: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)

If you like Baroness, you should definitely check out Isis. Their album Oceanic is probably the most similar to Baroness, but Panopticon is probably their best. Their two most recent albums are also good, but a bit of a change in style. Well done that man! Might I also suggest Burst and The Ocean C...
by The Binkster
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)
Replies: 41
Views: 4044

Re: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)

A little bit of Mastodon, Baroness and Kylesa should go down a treat...
by The Binkster
Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your last words?
Replies: 221
Views: 18476

Re: Your last words?

"Gather round. There's $1,440,000 buried under the..."

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