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by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What's your major?
Replies: 77
Views: 7489

Re: What's your major?

Adacore wrote:I did Chemical Engineering.

Another British chemenger here. Go to Frank Morton?
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 6288

Re: Scouting

Any UK Scouts/Guides out there? I seem to be the only one so far, which is a bit of a shame.

Anybody else planning to try to get on IST for Sweden 2011?
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do YOU say the word meme?
Replies: 108
Views: 30650

Re: How do YOU say the word meme?

meem er here as well. I've never heard it called anything else.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 6288

Re: Scouting

For both sides of the UK system, as nobody else has done it yet.

UK Guides
5-7 Rainbows
7-10 Brownies
10-14 Guides
14-26 Rangers

UK Scouts
6-8 Beavers
8-10.5 Cubs
10.5-14 Scouts
14-18 Explorers
18-26 Network
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scouts and Guides
Replies: 68
Views: 6288

Re: Scouting

Guide here. Went through from Brownies through to Rangers, became a young leader with the pack I was a Brownie with, then went to uni. Joined the Scout and Guide society at uni, which is great, just like a join Network and Ranger unit. Our national body is called SSAGO (Student Scout And Guide Organ...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I've become boring - What's your hobby?
Replies: 62
Views: 6703

Re: I've become boring - What's your hobby?

Well, I knit and sew. Currently knitting a Speckled Jim, and sewing an Adiopose. I'm also a Brownie leader (young Guides) and I'm the treasurer for the Scout and Guide society at my uni. I'm also trying to get a bit more fit and explore the local area by going for walks in places I've not been befor...
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great XKCD present exchange!
Replies: 327
Views: 23170

Re: The Great XKCD present exchange!

Message somebody who is offering, or offer something and wait for people to message you.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

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

Tylenol = paracetamol for those Brits out there.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!
Replies: 249
Views: 24070

Re: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!

I'm either in Birmingham UK or Cambridge UK depending on university terms. First card heading off to She as soon as I walk to a postbox.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4781
Views: 940179

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made apple crumble. Today I've not made anything as I don't feel very well. Apple crumble was tasty though.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

Re: Woman Thread - Holds 5% more blue liquid than other threads!

Woo for farmers tans and sock tans. I get them every summer. I've never been burnt, but then again, the least amount of clothing I wander around in is shorts and t-shirt and I live in the UK, so it's not that suprising.
by Mmmm, Pi
Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great XKCD present exchange!
Replies: 327
Views: 23170

Re: The Great XKCD present exchange!

Can't do this right at the mo, I'm swapping to home address next week. Would be up for sending out something to do with Cambridge in a week or so if anybody wants it.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: BSOD: Vista worse?
Replies: 33
Views: 2836

Re: BSOD: Vista worse?

Nah, the only reason why Windows ME isn't winning by a mile is that not as many people used it. It was so unstable, it even beats Vista into a cocked hat.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Luxury Nuts
Replies: 9
Views: 1388

Re: Luxury Nuts

Chocolate covered brazil nuts are a favorite of mine.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Joys of Good Cookware
Replies: 253
Views: 87902

Re: The Joys of Good Cookware

One thing to remember about cutting boards: glass and marble cutting boards aren't. They will destroy your knife edge, but they are pretty for serving or as a way to cover a section of counter you use a lot, because they're easy to clean. They aren't supposed to be cutting boards, you're supposed t...
by Mmmm, Pi
Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

Re: Woman Thread - Holds 5% more blue liquid than other brands!

I don't think I've ever seen a girl cellist wearing a skirt for any of the concerts I've ever done. Then again, most of the girls in the orchestras I've been in wear trousers, so they might stick out a bit in a skirt anyway.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gmail problems
Replies: 7
Views: 1041

Re: Gmail problems

It can't seem to decide if it's working or not for me either.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Important Issues: Cutlery Drawer
Replies: 47
Views: 6725

Re: Important Issues: Cutlery Drawer

I can't remember what it is at home, but at uni it's spoon fork knife because the only person in the house who cares about these things is the one who organised it.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!
Replies: 249
Views: 24070

Re: The Great XKCD Postcard Exchange!

Oooh, once I've brought some stamps and some Brummie postcards, I'd be happy to join in. I'll have to look up how much it costs to post them abroad though. To the internet!
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I declare February XKCD Mod Mental Health Awareness Month!
Replies: 387
Views: 54424

Re: I declare February XKCD Mod Mental Health Awareness Month!

I think it could be good fun for all actually. Mod away!
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Roll of Stamps: Ideas?
Replies: 53
Views: 4292

Re: Roll of Stamps: Ideas?

Well, I've no idea how many stamps you'd need to send a postcard to the UK, but that would be cool if you felt like it...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

Re: Woman Thread - Holds 5% more blue liquid than other brands!

I am loving the idea of hugging a uterus, so *hugs moo's uterus* as well. Moo gets hugs too of course. Mmm, wonder if I can find that knitting pattern for a uterus again as well. I always meant to knit it and never got round to it.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: ITT: Studenthood
Replies: 25
Views: 1910

Re: ITT: Studenthood

You know you're a student when you're drinking wine out of a pint glass because normal glasses are too small and they haven't been washed in ages anyway.
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 7419

Re: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!

Birmingham got at least four inches or so yesterday, but today it's really sunny. It's so going to freeze tonight though and I'll fall over lots on the way to uni tomorrow because the hospital I have to walk through doesn't seem to understand what grit is or why it's useful in cold weather. We didn'...
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1744602

Re: Today I Learned

Yesterday I learned that "Staying Alive" and CPR both go at 90 BPM. Today I learned that some people get offended if you didn't watch the Super Bowl. And today you'll learn that CPR actually goes at least at 100 BPM ;) And that the chorus of the song "Nelly the Elephant" with th...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The difficulties of computer use at my high school
Replies: 48
Views: 3312

Re: The difficulties of computer use at my high school

Our university doesn't have Firefox on most of the computers, but the engineers complained so much that now we have Firefox on our system. No idea if computer science have it too, I've never actually been into the computer science building.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

Re: Woman Thread - Holds 5% more blue liquid than other brands!

I'm hideously allergic to most kinds of metal used in jewellery, so they generally have to extricate the earring with pliers and anaesthesic after it has been buried in the swollen mass that was my earlobe. Yeah, I've done that and felt like a right silly person because of it. No earrings for me an...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:22 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you wouldn't recommend to a friend
Replies: 73
Views: 9047

Re: Books you wouldn't recommend to a friend

The only discworld book that I hated, Eric by Terry Prachett. It's his shortest, and it's his worse. So boring and the plot really doesn't go anywhere.
by Mmmm, Pi
Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nicknames
Replies: 162
Views: 14593

Re: Nicknames

I go by the name of Mazza, but have had many other nicknames in the past. My Brownies also call me Woodpecker if that counts. I've also been called Burger for a while, from my surname.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeon Keeper 2
Replies: 29
Views: 3259

Re: Dungeon Keeper 2

Oooh, Dungeon Keeper 2 was cool. Never played Dungeon Keeper 1, although I would have liked to try it.

I have to agree with Coin about the voice - no idea who it was, but brilliant casting.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2811035

Re: Confessions Thread - Large Hadron Confider

thecommabandit wrote:I think it's also the four-hundredth anniversary of Darwin's birth. Plenty of science to go around this year.


200 years since his birth, 150 years since the Origin of Species was published.
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:58 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your attendance at college or university - good or poor?
Replies: 44
Views: 5422

Re: Your attendance at college or university - good or poor?

Well, in first year in lectures the group was big enough for nobody to be too arsed if I turned up or not. We had our attendance recorded for labs and other practical things, and got hell if we didn't go. I still went to almost every lecture, only missing them if I was ill etc etc, although one lect...
by Mmmm, Pi
Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:28 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College/ University 2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4624

Re: College/ Uiniversity 2009

I'll (still) be at the University of Nottingham (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Nottingham) It's a decent place, that used to be in the UK's top ten, until the league tables brought in student satisfaction, you see, as good as it is, it's very much a "I have found paradise" *w...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Asterix and Obelix
Replies: 25
Views: 6379

Re: Asterix and Obelix

OOooh, that's a good idea. I think I've still got all of my Asterix and Tintin books upstairs somewhere. Must get them out and reread them again soon - they were my first comics.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many animals did you eat this Christmas?
Replies: 42
Views: 3408

Re: How many animals did you eat this Christmas?

Pig, cow, chicken, turkey. I think that's it.
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 11:05 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What drove you to the field you are studying?
Replies: 62
Views: 6249

Re: What drove you to the field you are studying?

I'm doing a chemical engineering degree. I wanted to do something with my maths and science skills, and didn't fancy just doing the one science for three years, I'd get bored. One of my A-Level teachers poked me in the direction of engineering, which sounded cool. I went on a Headstart course in She...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 10:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's wrong with your car?
Replies: 76
Views: 5891

Re: What's wrong with your car?

However, it's passed its MOT without needing anything done at least twice since I got it - how I've no idea - so...I can't hate it, since it's apparently a miracle car. My car has taught me just how crap a car can be and still pass an MOT. It's amazing. Then again, I do drive a 20 year old Reliant ...
by Mmmm, Pi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 10:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1744602

Re: Today I Learned

Philwelch wrote:Anyone else ever spend entire days walking around with their neck bent sideways because it's sore and stiff?

Yes, very yes. Although it's usually a result of falling asleep drunk, or a result of going camping.
by Mmmm, Pi
Wed Dec 24, 2008 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3482054

Re: Woman Thread - Holds 5% more blue liquid than other brands!

UK ladies, I discovered how fantastic The Brook clinic is today. My mum saw that I was getting stressed about the whole shebang, so she told me about the Brook clinic she used to visit as a young miss and how they'll help me. Which they did, all for free! The nurses were so helpful and full of so m...
by Mmmm, Pi
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1744602

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that trying to teach people stuff about computers over the phone makes you want to HURT THINGS. Going over there and showing them, or better yet, just doing it for them makes things a million times easier, even if it means you'll eventually be annoyed later So true, oh so true. I ha...

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