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by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sun Jul 31, 2011 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4822
Views: 957145

Re: Today I Made:

I've cooked some chicken for tomorrow, and now am making a good portion of stock with the remainders for freezing. Tonight I'll be making tomato and bacon soup. Finally getting back into cooking after months of life being stupid at me :)
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 457876

Re: Questions For The World

UK here. I eat with my fork in my dominant hand (left) and my knife in my right, and chop as I eat/need to. I am the only lefty in my family, so I probably learnt it backwards from them.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Four in hand is what I was taught to do in school. It bothers me that my tie wearing days were when I was young and foolish so I couldn't appreciate them - even if my tie was in questionable school colours. I feel like I've missed out on something. I need a job wear wearing a tie is suitable or some...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Spoilered for tmi and stuff related to above convo: I don't have much to say that hasn't already been said, but here's my two pennyworth: I find PIV quite hard work; I need lots of play and lubricant in order to get there. I do enjoy it, although I can be sore afterwards and I don't ...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue Jun 21, 2011 7:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

I just realized that I have no clue if other people have trouble controlling visualizations. Like, If I try to picture something on top of a table, it might keep moving to beneath the table no matter how many times I try to visualize it on top. Or if I picture someone running and they trip, then I ...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I set goals and rewards for myself. "ok, after x pages on this report, I get an hour (usually turns to an hour and a half) on Mass Effect." Or go out to eat. Or whatever. If you have enough time, you can try working on it in stages. Complete x-percent this week, and don't worry about the ...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

PictureSarah wrote:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/19/skinny-women-make-more-money_n_872799.html

Well, fuck.
I made the mistake of starting to read the comments. Ugh ugh. I do not recommend.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

I wish it *were* Wednesday. Today is going in weird slow motion where we just move from annoyance to annoyance in a slightly overlapping fashion so that I have to start paying attention to two things at once every time I'm trying to finalise resolutions on the prior thing. This has been my day, too...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 923492

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Roast beef, Yorkshire puddings, mash, and roast veg, with chocolate gateau for dessert. Awesome OM NOM.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sat Jun 11, 2011 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 457876

Re: Questions For The World

Does the UK have fraternities and sororities? Wikipedia tells me they're mostly a US thing and that Europe has an analogous thing called corporations, but that article then says only of England "There are very few corporations in London, all of which were founded by students from continental E...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I have a love/apathy relationship with my body hair. I especially have really bad facial hair (thanks, PCOS!) and haven't found a decent way of removing it on a regular basis (2/3 times weekly if I want to be completely hair free all the time). Maybe if I get in a decent financial situation I'll get...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sat May 21, 2011 9:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 923492

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Awesome: Moving into a flat today. Not mine, as I'm renting, but still mine rather than a house share :D And it's closer to work and my SO will be there next sunday (assuming the world hasn't ended by then).

Not so awesome: No phone line, so no internet for a while :(
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 19, 2011 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 761156

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

It also depends on the product. If it is to be aimed at children, such as sugary cereals, they will be placed low to the ground where kids will find them. Kasha on the other hand is an "adult" cereal, where healthy or organic is stressed, and is placed typically at the top. Mid level is d...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Mon May 16, 2011 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I'm late to this, but congratulations! :) I like moo-ling, or Ziggy/Bowie. I think I was just called the sprog.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

Does she believe in life after love? (I now have this stuck in my head >.>) According to credible sources, you is cher. So answer the question, do you believe in life after love? Do you feel something inside you saying "I really don't think you're strong enough"? Well, what else am I supp...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

*pokes the internet* I wanna watch Derren Brown online, stop freezing!
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

I really should stop eating bourbon biscuits, but om nom. Who needs willpower, anyway? //Glomps on blue-eyes.// You is share? *glomps back* Might be a bit awkward, what with the beak and all, but I have faith in your resourcefulness. *hands over biscuits* Oh no, Cher is here?! Does she believe in l...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

I really should stop eating bourbon biscuits, but om nom. Who needs willpower, anyway?
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4822
Views: 957145

Re: Today I Made:

I've never tired artichoke either! Sounds like something I need to look into.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu May 12, 2011 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4822
Views: 957145

Re: Today I Made:

Technically yesterday, spinach and mushroom risotto. I have recently discovered spinach - where has it been all my life? Om nom.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Tue May 10, 2011 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

*takes copious notes on self defence* Re: shoes. I need a pair of flats that will give me some ankle support and last longer than a month (I'm on my feet at least 8 hours a day, doing a fairly hectic job), that will not result in crippling pain (so I can cook when I get home from said day)...any ide...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sun May 08, 2011 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770387

Re: Today I Learned

//Takes Amie by the elbow and capers about chanting to the downfall of Manchester.// As long as it's just the footie team. I've only just moved to Manchester and it would be extremely inconvenient if it fell now. TIL: That both Omeprazole and Domperidone are useless against my nausea. This is not a...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri May 06, 2011 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

They consider the risk for anestesia (this might be the wrong word, but I can't be arsed to get my dictionary right now) and surgery complications too big if your BMI is above 30. And since I'm very short (150cm), have a pair of freakishly huge boobs (J-cup) and have a lot of muscles (hi kickboxing...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri May 06, 2011 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

*badum tish*
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri May 06, 2011 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Felltir wrote:
blue_eyedspacemonkey wrote:I would actually pay someone to get rid of my ankles for me right now (it would make my life awkward but probably less painful in the long run?).

Also: my job would be so much better without customers.


I will do that job.
Brilliant. I'll bring the alcohol, you bring your weapon of choice?
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri May 06, 2011 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I would actually pay someone to get rid of my ankles for me right now (it would make my life awkward but probably less painful in the long run?).

Also: my job would be so much better without customers.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Wed May 04, 2011 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Dear ankles, I really need you to work with me on the whole standing/walking without being in pain thing. I've given you supports, I've taken painkillers (which I feel is more than my fair share of the work), what more do you want from me? I'd even take you for physio (not that the doctors think tha...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sun May 01, 2011 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Rawr social awkwardness leading to isolation. Rawr. *shakes fist*

I also need this teeshirt.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

*hugs* what everyone else has said. My parents weren't terrible, but the emotional abuse was there and definitely had an effect. I've moved out and away and have been infinitely happier for it. I'm having to have therapy to deal with some of the residual issues, but I'm happy, most o...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

/poké
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

/poke /poke


FT the second: What is the point of wisdom teeth? *downs paracetamol*
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

This means war!

/poke
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

:o did you just poke me, sir?
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9362854

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

Nothing wrong with a bit of pomp and ceremony taking everyone's mind off of their troubles. Seeing a couple happy, and married, is nice. Plus it provides the government with a fantastic opportunity to break bad news. Like British hospitals will have to make bigger cuts than previously thought /cyni...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I has a sick. Stupid sick people. I really should've thought working in a pharmacy through more :P
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770387

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: something truly awful. My place of work has a back office PC which among other things, is used to check emails. The browser it appears* to use to check emails? IE 5.5 . *I say appears because I'm not even sure how that's possible. I want to not believe it and believe that although it says it's ...
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I keep considering doing a mood tracking journal anyway, so yeah, this will make me do it and not just consider it. My hormones and period and all that related stuff are out of whack, so the results should be interesting.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3531198

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

But it's such a handy way to dismiss women's problems!

Seriously though, most of the time, I know it's PMS, people do not have to tell me. And telling me I'm PMSing is not going to magically make me not PMS. It might magically make me want to smack people, though.
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 923492

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I've found a nice flat to rent. With a communal gym! And a dishwasher! And it's beautiful. And within our expected price range. I'll be moving (and living with my SO again after being apart for a few months) in just over a month. *Happy dance*
by blue_eyedspacemonkey
Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3577174

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Grr, going to take 15 working days for my new glasses to come back. I'm getting headaches every day that I can only assume are related to my vision. I need my glasses nooow. Stupid lenses. Stupid eyes *grumble grumble*

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