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by Dobblesworth
Tue May 03, 2011 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How the US *actually* got Bin Laden
Replies: 20
Views: 2931

Re: How the US *actually* got Bin Laden

...

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... zuh?
by Dobblesworth
Mon May 02, 2011 6:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 77087

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

I'm just waiting on the inevitable tape sent to Al-Jazeera where he taunts the West in saying they only killed a decoy. Looking at alleged images shown from Pakistani news channels, it's hard getting a conclusive opinion looking at a bloodied corpse, shot in the head, when you're running off source ...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: I've got a question for yall:
Replies: 19
Views: 2510

Re: I've got a question for yall:

Boromir in LotR: Fellowship?
by Dobblesworth
Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

Replace that warlock with a disco priest, resto drood, resto shaman or healadin. Replace the two rogues with about ten dps of any class/gear level. Heck, make it an entire raid of game-savvy maestros with full Vicious gladiator gear, 4k resilience, who don't need the noob elf in the corner to remind...
by Dobblesworth
Fri Apr 15, 2011 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I can't help but think playing your bagpipes in your back garden in a tight-ish residential area at eight o'clock in the evening at pretty much full volume multiple times a week is an antisocial thing to be doing. But I may be wrong.
by Dobblesworth
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 165201

Re: Portal 2

Likewise. I've sorta been tempted by The Ball and Amnesia and a few others in that cluster****. I hope their potato sack content (e.g. one puzzle level in the ball is the enrichment centre ) stays in the respective games after P2's release, as college bandwidth allowances, looming exam period, an ai...
by Dobblesworth
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Engineering Professor Meme
Replies: 33
Views: 8836

Re: Engineering Professor Meme

I think I've had my fair share of those over the past three years. Particularly the supervisions/tutorials classically scheduled to last an hour, which I've had overrunning by an hour plus without even fully covering the material.
by Dobblesworth
Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Watches
Replies: 65
Views: 14515

Re: Watches

I find myself terribly reliant on my watch. Sure when I'm out and about I often have my Android on me to tell me the time, or at home I can look at the bottom right hand corner of my laptop screen, but I feel especially 'naked' almost without the characteristic weighting of a watch on my left wrist ...
by Dobblesworth
Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: 1999!
Replies: 2
Views: 3277

Re: 1999!

It does seem rather underwhelming that it is simply ye olde google typeface with the search button launching you straight to the current present-day goggle results and page design.
by Dobblesworth
Sat Apr 09, 2011 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Where the gell is "Learning Curve" comic?
Replies: 6
Views: 29664

Re: Where the gell is "Learning Curve" comic?

It'd be an xkcd if the text weren't printed throughout as some generic sans serif font out of a word processor. I can certainly vouch for, in my experience, the EVE one being the original. Heck look at the Dwarf Fortress one and we see plenty of contradictions in typeface/capitalisation. It's partic...
by Dobblesworth
Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Nice to know scrubs in online games still feel the need, when attempting to order their peers around and influence flow of battle, to insinuate our sexual preference belongs with the same gender.
by Dobblesworth
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: What webcomics have you STOPPED reading?
Replies: 177
Views: 102016

Re: What webcomics have you STOPPED reading?

I've given up on Darths & Droids, having previously been quite big on it, but dropped off my readership during the Attack of the Clones arc as they invented some crazy backstory linking Jango Fett with Darth Maul and them being investigator partners together. Left it alone a few weeks or beyond,...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 165201

Re: Portal 2

"Atlas" and "P-Body".

Yeah they're just gonna be Orange and Blue to me as far as I'm concerned, 'cos those names on the line above sound completely pulled out of G-Man's quantum rectum, even if it is Word of God.
by Dobblesworth
Sun Feb 06, 2011 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake? Answer: No.
Replies: 40
Views: 6606

Re: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake? Answer: No.

ST: correct. I will indeed clarify this was me watching the Dungeons trailer on Steam and seeing FMV-ish cutscenes interspersed with game footage, and finding their development lacking.
by Dobblesworth
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake? Answer: No.
Replies: 40
Views: 6606

Re: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake? Answer: No.

I never played DK. I guess Dungeons is a nice concept, but I was massively put off by the CGI in the trailer of interaction cutscenes. If that's ingame content, then it's behind the times. Yes this is the days of Minecraft, but when their UI and gameplay shots look fairly polished/zoomed-out far eno...
by Dobblesworth
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.
Replies: 197
Views: 27640

Re: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.

Slightly more appropriate pigs flying strip: http://www.gucomics.com/comics/2011/gu_20110121.jpg Rather liked that trailer. Choice of music rather awesome, maybe intentional that they used the exact same piece they used in the Scott Pilgrim movie trailers, albeit never brought out for the full featu...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*
Replies: 342
Views: 50297

Re: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*

http://i.imgur.com/6FYZl.png The stupidity of these people is unbelievable. Those righties have some nerve to call themselves a paragon of 'wiki without the liberal bias' and then happily copypasta images from that other freely-editable online encyclopaedia while playing the creative commons card...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0846: "Dental Nerve"
Replies: 135
Views: 34513

Re: 0846: "Dental Nerve"

Who is this presumed alcoholic Randall refers to who has the nerve to call himself a name with an arbitrary insertion of the monetary symbol for a rather devalued backwater currency?
by Dobblesworth
Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas: What did you get?
Replies: 144
Views: 21338

Re: Christmas: What did you get?

From sister: - A-Team DVD - "ThyFace", a short-ish book of screengrabs of Our Lord And Saviour's social network account pages from the few years leading up to crucifixion. - "A Simples Life", autobiography of Alexandr Orlov the meerkat, from the CompareTheMeerkat.Com cash cow spr...
by Dobblesworth
Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

My readings of late of WHU , a guy who has in the wake of BRK become one of the foremost theorycrafting hunter bloggers, mostly transmitting down the EJ thinking to the masses, have informed me vigorously that Survival is blitzing ahead in comparison to the other two, and in the wake of an axed voll...
by Dobblesworth
Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:47 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Tran Logacy
Replies: 99
Views: 25148

Re: Tron Legacy

Saw it this afternoon, enjoyed it thoroughly. - Daft Punk soundtrack blew me away. The bass on the speakers sounded about as rumbling as that little refrain thumping from Inception. - Disco scene was very enjoyable. Hi I'm going to strut around like a David Bowie with a snazzy cane, dance along ...
by Dobblesworth
Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

For your insolence, and despite having nothing to rant about, I'm posting here, just so my CaramellPokemonDansen trio down there can get some stagetime.
by Dobblesworth
Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 366738

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

With regards to a select minority of protesters in London today on the afternoon/evening of a vote on higher education funding: ISHTST: You do not throw missiles, whether it's your placards, metal police modular fencing, paintballs, firecrackers, fireworks, at either the police cordon itself, or the...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who shares a bed with you?
Replies: 98
Views: 9177

Re: Who shares a bed with you?

Bigbear: a teddy purchased on a P&O ferry service across the Channel, pretty much before I was even a one-year-old, so that ball of fluff has been around almost 21yrs. Fur colour is a sortof centrist brown. I long ago lost the original P&O t-shirt he came with; used to buy him bonus attire a...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

I'm surprised that cramped little office in there wasn't crumbling under the strain of his bloated ego. Very well then, I stand corrected and applaud him on his legal tactic of gathering twenty players and flying straight to Twilight Highlands, and farm a high-respawn mob point, with him tagging and...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: My Favorite Gay Rights Awareness Campaign. EVER.
Replies: 73
Views: 8432

Re: My Favorite Gay Rights Awareness Campaign. EVER.

As much as I too "h8" alphanumeric spelling, I'm guessing the ref to Proposition 8 does give symbolism to it.
by Dobblesworth
Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

So with this new game release of Catalysm this week, I took the opportunity back in September, when I spied that copies curiously seemed to be in stock, to pre-order the collector's edition off Amazon. Knowing it was November/December release I was happy to let that sit in the pipeline and not conce...
by Dobblesworth
Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

... Six hours? (based on EU launch time and achievement timestamp) *flicks through to wowhead achievement* *posters connect that character with a certain renowned figure, famous for hacking/exploiting his way up to the level cap* Yep, it's Athene again guys. A youtube video has him asking for an en...
by Dobblesworth
Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

I'm waiting til at least the weekend to start playing Cata. I pre-ordered the CE off Amazon back in September, and that's got a shipping destination to my house up in Newcastle, while I'm still here in Cambridge for the remainder of this week. Also, the college internet policy limits you to 5GB of b...
by Dobblesworth
Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: In need of a C IDE
Replies: 10
Views: 1615

Re: In need of a C IDE

Another vote for Visual Studio Express. Bit of a bulky download package, but with the assurance of free software and a fairly robust piece of a kit.
by Dobblesworth
Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

Uhhhh Koltira is a dude. You may be thinking of Larissa, whom Alliance players work with in Borean Tundra to find Thassarian. Thassarian was in the Alliance Expedition to Northrend from the time of WC3 ROC. He gets slain by Falric/Marwyn [Captains in Arthas' force and his initial death knight recrui...
by Dobblesworth
Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

A message to the student left: I'm all cool with your disagreement with the tuition fee hikes proposed by the Browne Review and the potential rise that would come about in 2012. I even to a partial extent am unnerved by "it's over nine thousaaaaaand" on the pricetag, I understand you for t...
by Dobblesworth
Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 463207

Re: WoWzers!

One of the pre-Shattering quests has you go to Throne of Elements in Nagrand, there you see an Earthen Ring council between a broken, a Wildhammer dwarf and Thrall. The jist is that Thrall wants to be all shaman-y and heal the land and do what he can, but in the eyes of the elements, this conflicts ...
by Dobblesworth
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I'm putting this here rather than, as you'll see, the dream thread, since it's making me batshit insanely distraught. So in the, sort of, hour or so before you can consider yourself woken up, and you suddenly find yourself in the tail end of a dream being finished off by the psychedelic subconscious...
by Dobblesworth
Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 850358

Re: Awesome Thread (because we need more awesome)

viscusanima wrote:Guys guys guys I have an interview at Cambridge :D

Cantabrigian High-Five!
by Dobblesworth
Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 366738

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

That Greek character that is an ancient parallel to our modern T? The one regularly used when you want to talk something-time, but t is taken for time and T temperature? Stop pronouncing it "tor". Speak Tau to rhyme with Tao to rhyme with "the sound you'll probably make when I punch y...
by Dobblesworth
Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: German/ french magazines or easy books for A level
Replies: 4
Views: 1626

Re: German/ french magazines or easy books for A level

I suppose you could try Der Spiegel. Suddeutsche Zeitung is another of the big German (inter)nationally read broadsheets IIRC. http://www.dw-world.de/ Deutsche Welle is one German news page I used back in A-Level research days, read articles back and forth German/English and it will probably retain ...
by Dobblesworth
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Undergraduate Statics Textbook
Replies: 19
Views: 2869

Re: Undergraduate Statics Textbook

The structural mechanics I did earlier in my engineering course recommended Meriam-Kraige, and dynamics-mechanics recommended its parallel, so I went with a combo I found in Heffers/Blackwell [university text providing bookstore] with both together for some sort of decent discount. Can't say I've ha...
by Dobblesworth
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162001

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Felltir wrote:If I say to you "don't shove your breasts into my face, it freaks me out", an appropriate response is not to take your top off and claim that all I need is a real woman.

Fuck you.

Even the straight guy in me is thinking that 'woman' is entirely out of order.
by Dobblesworth
Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90054
Views: 8179592

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

And to think I believed my friends from The North and my gap year work placement boss when they said "oh yeah, everyone finds someone at university". Not much time left if that's the case. *buggers off to bed to muse and ponder* Maybe I'm thinking of someone else around here, but didn't y...

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