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Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2007, 12:38
Replies: 85
Views: 3,380
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Football]Well it's all over

My opinion of Chelsea has improved dramatically over the course of this season, particularly the latter half, which seems to have drawn out all the pathetic hatred and criticism mostly from followers...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2007, 16:45
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Ephor
Re: Napoli geniuses

I don't know how things work on the continent, but in the UK I believe a bookmaker is not necessarily bound to pay on a bet - it is a gentleman's agreement. I would imagine that they wouldn't honour...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2006, 20:20
Replies: 74
Views: 2,824
Posted By Ephor
Re: TV Licenses

I received several letters from TV licensing last year and didn't bother to respond; nothing happened.

How good is TV detecting equipment anyway? I can't imagine it would be particularly easy to...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2006, 01:04
Replies: 54
Views: 4,103
Posted By Ephor
Re: In your youthful, wisdom what is the besy way to advertise a website?

Drink ten pints of premium beer and shout out your slogan to anyone that's there to hear!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 01:11
Replies: 88
Views: 3,088
Posted By Ephor
Re: Another School Shooting

It's late and to be honest I probably forgot what the context is/was. I didn't really intend it as a reply to your post as such, but as a more general observation.

Edit: It was a throwaway remark,...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 00:45
Replies: 88
Views: 3,088
Posted By Ephor
Re: Another School Shooting

I'd speculate that the overwhelming majority of milk truck drivers would find it very difficult to acquire a gun in the UK.

Edit: As an aside, I'd be interested to see how the use of firearms pans...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2006, 23:42
Replies: 39
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ephor
Re: Boris Johnson and the Tory Party

School canteens have never offered a broad menu, due to the budget and the way that food is prepared in a canteen it's infeasible. At the school I went to there was very little choice. Personally, I...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2006, 12:51
Replies: 221
Views: 9,913
Posted By Ephor
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2006, 14:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ephor
Re: The pro-Israeli lobby strikes again.

The fact that this lie may resemble the accusations of Jenny Tonge does not necessarily mean that the two are one and the same thing though. If a peer is moved to make these accusations I'd be...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2006, 18:54
Replies: 65
Views: 2,514
Posted By Ephor
Re: Odd moms

Schemie is a schemie, junk food is junk.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2006, 16:44
Replies: 221
Views: 9,913
Posted By Ephor
Re: [football] Champions League Prediction Thing III

1st round : Part 1 of 6
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12 Barcelona 3 - 1 Levski Sofia
12 Chelsea 2 - 1 Werder
12 Bayern Munich 2 - 0 Spartak Moscow
12 Sporting 1 - 3 Inter
12 Galatasaray 1 - 1 Bordeaux
12 PSV 2 - 2...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2006, 00:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ephor
Re: I'm in a bit of a spot

Spike the tea/coffee of the four colleagues you like the least with a laxative beforehand. Sitcom solution to a sitcom problem, virtually guaranteed not to backfire.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 00:46
Replies: 69
Views: 2,954
Posted By Ephor
Exclamation Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

Given that all things are done either to amuse me or garner my respect, you are wrong. :(
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 00:24
Replies: 69
Views: 2,954
Posted By Ephor
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

No? You mean these are meant to somehow make one appear serious or something?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2006, 00:00
Replies: 69
Views: 2,954
Posted By Ephor
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

Suffixing 'gate' to anything vaguely scandalous.

'All-round entertainers'.

'Making it Irish'.

Images of Che Guevara.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 23:18
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ephor
Re: Weird Question

Robbie Earle played in an iconic Wimbledon side and the first Jamaican side to qualify for the World Cup, and has since remained in the public eye through a number of media positions. He has the the...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 20:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ephor
Re: Weird Question

In the past the BBC has preferred presenters, announcers and the like with the received pronunciation. Now they're either trying to sell to, serve, or exploit the image of those crazy celts. It's all...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2006, 11:35
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By Ephor
Re: Is it wrong..

Go ahead, his mother seemed to find the experience hilarious. :up:
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2006, 18:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Bats] Have you seen them recently?

A bat flew into the side of my head while I was walking home a couple of weeks ago true story.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2006, 16:14
Replies: 83
Views: 2,601
Posted By Ephor
Re: Whats the stupidest argument you've ever had?

A few months ago I argued with a friend about how long it'd take to (thoroughly) clean an oven, and after cleaning the oven whether or not you could restore it to the level of cleanliness it had been...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2006, 12:01
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By Ephor
Re: Fictional characters GD users most remind you of

dda makes me think of Sam the Eagle (http://members.tripod.com/Tiny_Dancer/samflag2.jpg) from the muppets.

Edit: Only because his avatar is an eagle. :(
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 23:12
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

This is the crux of the matter - diplomacy is a tool to bring about a compromise between two sides, not one for a third party to bring those two sides into co-operative subjugation. The position of...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 17:13
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

Whose democratic process are we restarting here?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 17:04
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

I don't disagree with most in that ultimately Israel should stay within their own borders, disarm and consume 250% more MDMA but I think it's ridiculous that these demands are bandied around as part...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 16:47
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

withdraw to their own internationally recognised borders
request that an international force patrols the border, rather than the IDF
concentrate on internal security rather then border...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 16:05
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

Demands like those are not going to move anyone closer to peace. Having said that, I have little doubt that the people involved in this conflict will continue having it your way.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 16:01
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

Please tell us more about what they should do in the middle east.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2006, 15:33
Replies: 93
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ephor
Re: An angry crowd is attacking the UN building

A large portion of the Middle East would probably benefit from more policing, but that can only be provided with the consent of those living in the area.




Is this actually your approach to...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2006, 14:40
Replies: 72
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ephor
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

How are the laws passed to fight terrorism (not my words) responsible for some idiot getting fined for swearing? This is a genuine question, some sort of reference to a specific piece of legislation...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 22:02
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Ephor
Re: Tory Immigration Policy

Is it good that political parties adapt their policies to win votes? I suppose on a basic level it reflects those parties "listening to the people" but it seems that the real result is that we get a...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jul 2006, 22:33
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Football] Squad Of The World Cup

Buffon (Italy), Lehmann (Germany), Ricardo (Portugal)

Lahm (Germany), Grosso (Italy), Sagnol (France), A. Cole (England), Cannavaro (Italy), Zambrotta (Italy), Carvalho (Portugal), Marquez...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2006, 15:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Ephor
Re: Certain people

Three of my girlfriends have been called Gemma, although one was spelt 'Jemma' (she was ethnic and that). I don't even particularly like the name.




I've never met a remotely likeable Proxi...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 15:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By Ephor
Re: Orange Walks

Combat 18 doesn't really exist any more, in fact it was rumoured to be an elaborate Mi5 sting operation. Whatever the truth behind that, the security services certainly cracked down on their...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 14:56
Replies: 86
Views: 4,930
Posted By Ephor
Re: England / Scotland

Using language such as "pulling their/our/your/his/her/its weight" suggests that because London is "pulling its weight" and the rest of the nation isn't "pulling its weight" then Londoners must be...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 14:48
Replies: 86
Views: 4,930
Posted By Ephor
Re: England / Scotland

Scots that have been driven out of England probably wouldn't rush to relate their experience with an Englishman (or a Welshman, I don't mean to cause offence when I say that people north of Hadrian's...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 14:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By Ephor
Re: Orange Walks

This is a good point, but the current history curriculum is certainly biased towards teaching British history (probably as much as African American Studies is afrocentric), and this certainly doesn't...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2006, 14:24
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By Ephor
Re: Orange Walks

The government certainly shouldn't be giving money to quasi-religious groups, though I suppose their intention is to sell our 'culture' as a tourist attraction (we certainly need the money). I...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2006, 12:24
Replies: 86
Views: 4,930
Posted By Ephor
Re: England / Scotland

London is in no way comparable with Washington DC, just as it would be unfair to compare Birmingham/Manchester/Liverpool to New York. I don't see how the statement "New York is economically stronger...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2006, 12:04
Replies: 86
Views: 4,930
Posted By Ephor
Re: England / Scotland

Aren't all the notorious hooligans banned from travelling abroad during international football competitions? Yeah the sanitised ingerland faithful probably got on fine, but what about Canary Wharf?
...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2006, 11:53
Replies: 86
Views: 4,930
Posted By Ephor
Re: England / Scotland

Please, tell us more*!



I'm sick of hearing about how great London is at making us all richer; it is no coincidence that the 'institutions' you speak of choose headquarters near those of, well,...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 05:41
Replies: 306
Views: 4,814
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Dole

Benefit workers are a very mixed lot, but I'm fairly certain they're trained to 'weed out' suspicious claims and make the process generally unappealing. Of course this is ridiculous as the atmosphere...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2006, 16:14
Replies: 152
Views: 2,575
Posted By Ephor
Re: The world in 50 years; Predictions?

Yeah life's funny like that.

PS If this computer doomsday crap were to happen, what would be the difficulty in us just creating a really big magnet? Two points on the matter though:

- it's...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jun 2006, 15:36
Replies: 32
Views: 1,734
Posted By Ephor
Re: Worker ants

Not many people in the UK work for a subsistance, they work to 'better' theirselves according to their worldview/philosophy/delusion. Given that we permit 'pop culture' to fill a void in education...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2006, 14:51
Replies: 84
Views: 1,697
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Bored]What do you do better than anybody else?

I can hold my breath for ten minutes!
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2006, 13:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ephor
Re: Remember the South African guy in Lethal Weapon II?

We (UK) could have given them a decent package and still saved money against all those rulings. :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 03:28
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Ephor
Re: My life never seems straightforward.......

#1 and #3 seem fairly complementary, but how are you not going for #2?

PS #2a seems like one of those traps women leave. I'm paranoid.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 03:01
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By Ephor
Re: [TV] Gosh this annoys me

Cheesy adverts are pretty detestable yeah, but life's too short to start getting annoyed about the invasion of shitty american culture.

That said the current burger king marketing, with its oh-so...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 02:49
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Ephor
Re: Couldnt make this up

I bet criminals across the country are stealing cars and scaling houses for a free KFC as we speak! Why isn't anybody doing anything about this?!
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 01:54
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Ephor
Re: Couldnt make this up

Edit: sorry - what I meant to say was the situation is a joke on all sides. 'Society' (on any level) won't like this kind of thing, but I honestly don't even know what to say about the issue anymore....
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2006, 03:26
Replies: 32
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ephor
Re: Equality

Another side issue, what is meant by 'potential'? Obviously I know what it means in a conventional sense, but I don't think it's a useful value given the importance of external influences on the...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2006, 03:05
Replies: 32
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ephor
Re: Equality

Charities like Oxfam certainly make good money for the third world on the shame our society feels, but I don't think the West really gets a bad deal out of the situation on the whole. Of course,...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 22:03
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Ephor
Re: Generic BBC News Article Link

How many jews is Jesus worth? :(
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2006, 21:00
Replies: 91
Views: 2,982
Posted By Ephor
Re: cover versions

Eric Clapton - Crossroads
Oasis - Cum On Feel the Noize
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 00:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Ephor
Re: Ireland....soon to be known as Pedoland

Makes sense to me, I only briefly read the report but the old legislation seems draconian and inflexible toward sentencing. The lines people draw on the topic are divisive enough without laws...
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2006, 16:36
Replies: 51
Views: 1,785
Posted By Ephor
Re: We haven't had a book thread in a while

Obvious suggestion maybe, but have you read Fever Pitch? I bought it recently but haven't started reading it yet.
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2006, 16:14
Replies: 92
Views: 1,482
Posted By Ephor
Re: If you could go back in time...

I'd go back in time twice to spitroast Britt Ekland when she was hot. On the way back I'd infiltrate the hotel used by Spurs before their last game of this season and poison them!
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2006, 19:53
Replies: 62
Views: 1,397
Posted By Ephor
Re: Emo or Chav

Seriously, what the ****? This thread is about dressing like a chav not serenading us with your self-loathing middle class bullshit. :chav:
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2006, 23:13
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Ephor
Re: A saw in a pie

I'm told you can fit quite a lot 'up there'. Y'know, like babies and shit.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2006, 15:59
Replies: 57
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ephor
Re: What extension are you?

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Often my life does seem scripted. Usually Fawlty Towers but on a good day I get Seinfeld.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2006, 22:17
Replies: 92
Views: 1,357
Posted By Ephor
Re: Gentlemen, The Queen!

My friends and I are planning a leaflet drop so that we can show our hard-nosed Republican neighbours how our monarch's service has enriched our backward province!

I'm having trouble starting the...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2006, 15:11
Replies: 99
Views: 3,000
Posted By Ephor
Re: What Are You Listening to RIGHT NOW !

Ian Brown - Dolphins Were Monkeys
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2006, 06:16
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Ephor
Re: Specialist street drugs

The prescription drugs most closely associated with abuse are sedatives; these aren't drugs that add a little spice to life.

I don't know anything about ritalin other than "it's a bit like speed",...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2006, 19:04
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Ephor
Re: Specialist street drugs

Why do you particularly want to use these drugs recreationally?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2006, 01:07
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By Ephor
Re: wrong order? WRONG ORDER?!

totally unacceptable
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2006, 18:34
Replies: 43
Views: 1,073
Posted By Ephor
Re: What words If any

Accommodation and Nietzsche (I still pronounce this wrong too, even though consciously try not to) among others. I always notice it the first time I review it though.

Sometimes I'll forget or...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 22:16
Replies: 143
Views: 2,236
Posted By Ephor
Re: Im really sorry, i promise not to do it again. Im not really a scumbag chavette ..

Why Glasgow? Surely being placed in an economically deprived community would only make them worse?

I know plenty of people back home (Belfast) who want out, maybe the government could operate some...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 21:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Ephor
Re: TV Licence Legal Help

Citizens Advice Bureau?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 13:14
Replies: 65
Views: 1,437
Posted By Ephor
Re: List!

My grandma had 'In My Life' by the Beatles played at hers, that struck a chord. I really don't know what I'd choose for me though.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2006, 13:05
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By Ephor
Re: Punk ass cops

Why was it her business? If the account is accurate, she's the one that came over and instigated any point scoring. Some people love that; outlining just how far they could take it when they've...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 18:22
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Ephor
Re: Robert Jordan ...

He seems to think that because he's destined to write these books or whatever he can will himself to live long enough to see his goals complete. Fantasy author right?

Pratchett would advise him...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 18:06
Replies: 264
Views: 248,011
Posted By Ephor
Post Re: The GD Music Archive

Hip-Hop


Aesop Rock - Labor Days

Second full length release offering a bleak reflection of consumerism and its connection with working class culture, Labor Days ably demonstrates Aesop Rock's...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 03:01
Replies: 90
Views: 2,755
Posted By Ephor
Re: Have you ever been arrested?

If I knew that I'd have learnt some kind of lesson! Somehow I found myself in a standoff with one of them - unfortunately the circumstances before the fact aren't so clear as those after.

And yeah...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 02:44
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Ephor
Re: The best Beatles album is Rubber Soul

Abbey Road; ignoring the first eight tracks.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2006, 21:52
Replies: 90
Views: 2,755
Posted By Ephor
Re: Have you ever been arrested?

3 times.

I was once given a kicking by hotel staff in Magaluf as the Guardia Civil watched on. Considerably more painful. :down:
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2006, 18:57
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ephor
Exclamation Re: A byte walks into a bar

Aqua Teen Hunger Force (http://www.adultswim.com/shows/athf/)
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2006, 21:35
Replies: 50
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ephor
Re: This thread is not about abortion

1. execute doctors
2. let god decide
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2006, 12:42
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ephor
Re: RIP Jinky

I can imagine it must have been really easy to attain "greatness" in the era that gave us Pele, Eusebio, Best, Beckenbauer and Cruyff.

Nice one.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2006, 05:19
Replies: 62
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ephor
Re: Giving up the booze

I decided to stop smoking cannabis on Saturday.

What do I do now? :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2006, 23:53
Replies: 41
Views: 1,402
Posted By Ephor
Thumbs up Re: lame-ass excuse to break up

"Please stop referring to yourself, in the third person no less, as 'beautiful.' You look like a horse."

!!
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2006, 20:15
Replies: 54
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ephor
Re: Selfishness v Society

I don't know much about your background but I can imagine it stands in stark contrast to mine. For whatever reason we weren't born with the same status; should I be more, less or equally grateful for...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 00:53
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Football] Different CL tonight

That's true, but the whole yellow card incident with Reyes and Casillas was (a) farcical and (b) typical of Arsenal.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2006, 23:55
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Football] Different CL tonight

Arsenal were for more clinical than Madrid throughout. Lehmann played well and made the few saves that were asked of him, but Madrid just looked blunt for the large part.

I wish Reyes would quit...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2006, 06:55
Replies: 38
Views: 673
Posted By Ephor
Re: Education as opposed to innate intelligence

In all honesty I have consistently underachieved from day one, and from day one I have consistently been drawn aside and told that although I may be capable I need to work on 'x'. This has achieved...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 19:47
Replies: 72
Views: 1,776
Posted By Ephor
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 21:45
Replies: 137
Views: 3,809
Posted By Ephor
Post Does anyone "respect all religions"? I don't...

Does anyone "respect all religions"? I don't respect any religion; given my opinions surrounding 'religion' any respect would be weak-minded hypocrisy. If indeed a Muslim were to say they did not...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2006, 21:47
Replies: 32
Views: 928
Posted By Ephor
Re: [football] Our defence is a joke

The problem's created in midfield. Most forward play is ditacted through the middle, and Petrov/Nakamura go forward to cover for Hartson (who can't handle the pace because he's fat and old etc) which...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2006, 11:54
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ephor
Re: It's been a while...

Cannibal Ox - The F Word (RJD2 remix)

Not much else to say.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2006, 20:42
Replies: 66
Views: 3,993
Posted By Ephor
Re: National Stereotypes

The English upper class generally don't have a clue, but are good fun so long as you play their game. The working class are amicable, as long as they're not too aggressive. The middle class don't...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2005, 03:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Ephor
Re: seriously guys...

Just as their Panzers were a blight to the British soldier over 50 years ago, this new German armour will hinder the light-infantryman's advance!
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 07:25
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Ephor
Attitudes

I don't know what I hope to achieve in this post; possibly catharsis, possibly just a little attention. Maybe someone will learn something from it.

Since my late teens I have exerted a reasonable...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 06:25
Replies: 52
Views: 1,898
Posted By Ephor
Re: Post film/meet thread <3

Toccata & Fugue:

I asked this on Friday, but can't remember the given answer; how did you get a slot at BAFTA to show your film?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 06:19
Replies: 63
Views: 1,625
Posted By Ephor
Re: What are you currently reading?

I haven't read it (either in the sense of my studying it or a literal one). If I were to write a review it would be worse than my comparison. It is possible that Joyce shouldn't be mentioned in...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2005, 06:32
Replies: 66
Views: 1,995
Posted By Ephor
Re: A British and American cultural conflict

It's just a difference in etiquette, and the gulf is probably not as broad as you imagine. What is important to remember is that a forum tends towards intensifying our perception of eachother.
...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2005, 21:28
Replies: 63
Views: 1,625
Posted By Ephor
Re: What are you currently reading?

A Portrait of the Young Man as an Artist by James Joyce. A good book, though not as good as Ulysses or Finnegan's Wake in my mind.

Anyone recommend anything in the vein of Kafka?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2005, 19:33
Replies: 52
Views: 1,898
Posted By Ephor
Re: Post film/meet thread <3

Just woke up; really enjoyed last night. I enjoyed the film, the company and even the Sports Cafe. But now I need food. Will post later.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 23:51
Replies: 53
Views: 1,338
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Football] Who will be first to go - The 2005/06 Sack Race

Went for Souness, I don't think he'll be spending Christmas in Newcastle.

Ferguson won't leave until the season is over (I doubt the Glazers would sack him), I think Villa have enough quality to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2005, 00:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Karate Kid

I watched this film. There were some pretty memorable moments, but none quite so memorable as Morgan Freeman lauding "the best shop in Glasgow" after watching a half hour of mockney gangsters being...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 23:46
Replies: 34
Views: 1,456
Posted By Ephor
Re: So we went wild boar hunting last week....

Why did you shoot a blackbird?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2005, 12:46
Replies: 55
Views: 1,778
Posted By Ephor
Re: Reality TV goes out of this world.

Jesus Christ could you imagine that (from the viewpoint of the "contestants")? You're "in" the "middle of space" (which presumably you'd know little about), and as though being caught in a fight...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 11:47
Replies: 36
Views: 985
Posted By Ephor
Re: Laaahhhhhnnnndaaaaahhhhnnnn shootings

The sentence is pretty misleading. I feel like such a pedant. :(
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 06:33
Replies: 33
Views: 999
Posted By Ephor
Question Re: dressing up for halloween

A lot of people with whom I live "dressed up" both tonight and last Saturday. Being the greatest killjoy ever I naturally abstained, and can't comprehend why other people would "dress up". :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 28 Oct 2005, 05:58
Replies: 49
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ephor
Re: Types you just can't stand to communicate with

"Strong views" are fine, but not when they're expressed by wankers. I have particular problems with "chinless wonders" (http://community.webshots.com/photo/345509217/345526408FSUSlz)*, and hate...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Oct 2005, 05:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By Ephor
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2005, 18:34
Replies: 49
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ephor
Re: Types you just can't stand to communicate with

My philosophy class is divided equally between people who are "okay" (a few of whom I can relate to) and utter pricks. Three in particular stand out for pretty much the same reason. "Nietzsche guy"...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2005, 17:17
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Ephor
Re: Dear XYZ

get a ****ing hair cut for christ's sake
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 19:54
Replies: 48
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ephor
Re: Seeing them in daylight...

The lighting is too poor to tell if his hair is ginger. :(
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 19:35
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Ephor
Re: Student Jobs

:salute:



What kind of experiments do you do? Could you pm me any contact details?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 04:06
Replies: 48
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ephor
Re: Seeing them in daylight...

Subject displays signs of "having a mouth"?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 04:00
Replies: 48
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ephor
Re: Seeing them in daylight...

Why not just "ask her out" anyway?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 03:58
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Ephor
Re: Student Jobs

Medical experimentation. :(
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 03:53
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Ephor
Exclamation Re: Student Jobs

I'm surprised this came before the "rentboy" suggestion, but not at all disappointed! Is this a viable option? If it were, I doubt I'd make a good sample.

Unfortunately night work might well...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 03:39
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Ephor
Question Student Jobs

I'm a student. I have a part-time job working at a bar at the moment; the pay's okay but that's only really because its based in central London and the sideline opportunities are nothing that...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 03:19
Replies: 48
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ephor
Re: Seeing them in daylight...

I find trying to slow play a relationship more often leads to regret than satisfaction, but I'm probably doing it all wrong. That said, if a girl brushed me off like that I sincerely wouldn't care...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 18:27
Replies: 33
Views: 851
Posted By Ephor
Re: Someone decide my history dissertation for me

I've always wanted to increase my understanding of the conflict between Israel and Palestine, and on a totally unrelated note to research into the relations between old Highland clans in Scotland.
...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2005, 17:31
Replies: 75
Views: 2,121
Posted By Ephor
Re: [football] Fifa's World Player of the Year

1. Ronaldinho (Barcelona, Brazil)
2. Steven Gerrard (Liverpool, England)
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Juventus, Sweden)
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2005, 18:11
Replies: 64
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ephor
Re: Something worries me

Recently I have been waking up in the middle of the night with the notion that there are people in my room (not people wishing me harm, but people I am entertaining). :(

edit: To make this sound...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2005, 17:30
Replies: 134
Views: 3,212
Posted By Ephor
Re: Scrap Rep

I'd like to retain the comments others make about my posts, but scrap anonymity and the numerical rating system. Without the last two people may be disuaded from making personal attacks* over...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2005, 16:51
Replies: 40
Views: 1,138
Posted By Ephor
Re: football and money

If a wage cap were instituted, would there be anything preventing clubs offering players 'incentives' for their employment?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 03:11
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By Ephor
Question Re: Hairstyles

Unfortunately my rule over my scalp has slipped into despotism. All executive decisions traditionally had to be taken democratically, which was complicated needlessly by the rampant factionalism that...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 02:35
Replies: 39
Views: 1,327
Posted By Ephor
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 01:51
Replies: 39
Views: 1,327
Posted By Ephor
Re: Eating habbits and body health

Since going to university I have cut down to one meal a day consumed at about two hours past midnight. Sometimes I 'leave a bit'.

Am I going to die?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2005, 20:33
Replies: 50
Views: 2,545
Posted By Ephor
Re: GD Awards

-----------------------------------------------Top Five-----------------------------------------------

Best Overall Poster - Wouldn't know where to start.


Most Respected Poster - I have...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 7 Oct 2005, 04:11
Replies: 22
Views: 5,456
Posted By Ephor
Re: Simple Thread

Porn isn't blocked, just p2p, torrent, irc; even ****ing online chess.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2005, 04:08
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Great Wall of China

I feel obliged to thank you all for sharing your wisdom, even if it does leave me disappointed (I should be used to this by now).
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 7 Oct 2005, 04:03
Replies: 22
Views: 5,456
Posted By Ephor
Simple Thread

Essentially, my university has opted to apply some form of firewall to the network which basically means I can't do anything that I might enjoy.

Is there any way around this?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Oct 2005, 03:59
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Ephor
Exclamation Re: Why eating too much american food is bad for you

That series consistently made/makes me want to work in Whitehall. Such is its power.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2005, 05:25
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By Ephor
Re: Battlefield 2 Patch 1.03 out!

Thanks for not having me confront my own mortality/insignificance (or worse still the premise that Western society isn't crafted around a fallacy) this time.

PS Nietzsche is out, but Beckett is...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2005, 05:18
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By Ephor
Question The Great Wall of China

Having done little research into the way the human eye perceives the light that bombards it, I was left rather stumped by a question posed earlier in the day.

Why is the Wall of China the only...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2005, 19:05
Replies: 28
Views: 982
Posted By Ephor
Re: If God was real...would you love and obey?

If the Christian God were real, how could you comprehend his action or reason anyway? I'd repent my 'sins' and hope for the best, but then I don't feel bad about my life.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2005, 01:58
Replies: 45
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ephor
Re: Dirty Secrets

I own all four Smiths albums. And consider them 'essential listening'. :(

Other than that I am pretty much a kleptomaniac.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 06:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

While I don't wish to make an enemy of you or anybody else, the very idea of it seems farcical, I am offended by the line of your questioning. Throughout this thread you have attempted to undermine...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 06:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

I applaud your persistence in trying to troll me on whatever line you spin, though you should know that I don't feel at all obliged to continually appease your ego. As such it may be better for you...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 06:09
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

In perfect honesty I wouldn't know yet whether I am good or bad at it as I have yet to study the subject formally. I can say that I have enjoyed reading texts in my own time and that I have generally...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 06:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

Out of interest, why did you study it in the first instance?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 05:51
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

By 'career in...arts subjects' I mean a career that bears some resemblance to the subject studied at university.

In the instance 'there's no way I intend to finish after graduating and try and...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 05:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ephor
Re: Take Heart, A University Degree Can Get You...

Is it not taken for granted now that to pursue a career in most arts subjects a student will need to study postgraduate? I am about to begin my BA in Philosophy, but there's no way I intend to finish...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2005, 05:28
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Greatest Creation of our Time

I suppose I meant 'a layman's take' to mean a generalised summary of a subject.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2005, 22:01
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Greatest Creation of our Time

I agree, but find the invention of Wikipedia adds less to the sum of its parts than that of, for example, radio.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2005, 17:56
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Greatest Creation of our Time

I don't know if you can call Wikipedia a 'creation' as such - to me it's just the reworking of an old idea into a new format. There's also a sense that given the technology and learning available to...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2005, 17:41
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By Ephor
Re: Reputation

I refuse to be one of those posters that feel the need to validate their presence by pointing out their use of irony.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2005, 23:59
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By Ephor
Re: Spices

I use Old Spice. The women love it.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2005, 23:45
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ephor
Re: Fat People

Why should you?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2005, 03:13
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ephor
Re: Fat People

Nonono, I'm not about that. I'm not comfortable as such with my current weight, though I am confident I can overcome it and in fact aim to achieve a fitness beyond my present peak.

I can...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 13:07
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ephor
Re: Fat People

In hindsight, I was ten going in and during training probably gained some muscle. I am a fairly unhealthy eater, but I always exercise so it's not really an issue. Of course with my shin broken I...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 12:59
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ephor
Re: Fat People

I'd like to say that I've been sent here by some higher authority to monitor and guide your discussion, but realistically I think it was a heads up between this and Ulysses as I had taken a heady mix...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 08:52
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ephor
Fat People

After reading the thread on prejudice it is apparant that one of the more common 'prejudices' is that against fat people. In honesty, while I wouldn't object to this majority outright it does...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 08:32
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By Ephor
Re: Oh how pathetic

Are you even from London?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 08:02
Replies: 98
Views: 2,771
Posted By Ephor
Re: What is your prejudice?

I would be surprised if people in general don't experience the same anxiety as me. Maybe you believe it or not, but my present condition doesn't trouble me, otherwise I may have been less confident...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Sep 2005, 18:29
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Ephor
Forum: General Discussions 23 Sep 2005, 03:39
Replies: 69
Views: 1,828
Posted By Ephor
Re: It Has to be said, its youre a muslim, youre praising allah like never before

I'm not too concerned about Bush waging war against the Middle East as long as I can stay out of the collateral, but I'm not sure that would be possible if he did so against God. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2005, 20:44
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By Ephor
Reputation

I gather that people are sick of threads regarding the reputation system, so I figured that was a pretty damn good topic to use for my first thread on GD.

In any case I'd like to say that as a...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2005, 20:28
Replies: 98
Views: 2,771
Posted By Ephor
Re: What is your prejudice?

I could say I'm prejudiced against black people; if I was to walk down a street I would find a group of similarly dressed black people quite viscerally fearsome. But similarly I would find a group of...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 20:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ephor
Re: It is Official

Once, when cooking something in a saucepan and simultaneously boiling water in a kettle, I picked both up and left the saucepan where the kettle should be and the kettle on the hob.

After a couple...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2005, 15:19
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By Ephor
Re: Irresponsibility Personified

I am 300* in debt, have yet to apply for my student account and received an infopack about the accomodation I have to choose between this morning (having said that, I did apply through clearing**)....
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2005, 19:05
Replies: 46
Views: 1,440
Posted By Ephor
Re: Wow Wow Wow

You won't remember me, but hi anyway. :)

Is Radium still around?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2005, 16:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ephor
Re: Football Manager 2005

Ochoa* (plays for some Mexican team) is good, but he's 18 or so. You'll need a year or two before you want to put him in a decent side. As Manyoo second season I've got Cech in - Chelsea bought...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2005, 23:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By Ephor
Re: Does anyone here have...

My two elder brothers both have hairy backs. :(
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2005, 21:56
Replies: 64
Views: 2,248
Posted By Ephor
Re: what sports do you do?

Football, snooker and rugby in about that order.

Squash is meant to be a good individual sport, it's something I want to take up when I move.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2005, 15:13
Replies: 52
Views: 3,318
Posted By Ephor
Re: Unionism in Northern Ireland

I've lived in England for the past few years, so I'm not exactly in the loop anymore, but as I hear it it's neither better nor worse than it was when I left.

The area in which I grew up, Ardoyne,...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2005, 05:26
Replies: 52
Views: 3,318
Posted By Ephor
Re: Unionism in Northern Ireland

In Belfast your education (and pretty much everything else) depends very much on where you live and who your parents are. I have a Mormon friend who was never taught certain things that we had been...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2005, 05:04
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By Ephor
Re: Confession

pix plz
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2005, 04:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ephor
Re: Your most embarrasing moment, EVER.

After 'getting it on' in a toilet cubicle with someone who was (a) a friend of my brother's, (b) the sister of someone I once counted as my best mate and (c) probably the least attractive person in...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2005, 14:18
Replies: 72
Views: 1,780
Posted By Ephor
Re: The Joys Of Being Irish

For one day in three hundred and sixty five I wish I was still back in Belfast, there's something a bit obscene about St. Patrick's Day in England. :((((

And there's no Black Bush...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2005, 14:40
Replies: 45
Views: 1,295
Posted By Ephor
Re: [Discuss]Football and morality.

Yes, and assuming it hits you side-on, it hurts an awful lot.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2005, 06:18
Replies: 37
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ephor
Re: feel good songs?

Johnny Cash (I think) - A Boy Named Sue
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2005, 05:46
Replies: 57
Views: 1,818
Posted By Ephor
Re: facial hair

I generally have a face like sandpaper whenever I'm neither involved or looking to be involved with somebody, but I don't pretend that I could commit fully to a beard however. Some people gripe over...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jan 2005, 15:47
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Ephor
Re: An apology

Though I would not attempt to justify those actions, consider the following:

Late in the 1960s a growing discontent emerged in Northern Ireland, which lead to a growth in support of Republican...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2005, 15:38
Replies: 45
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ephor
Red face Re: Bus Fares

1.20 from Ardoyne to Belfast city centre; not a service I'd use though.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2004, 13:35
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By Ephor
Re: Chav Towns

Belfast (http://www.chavtowns.co.uk/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=511)

Relatively sound, but it's easier living here if you're known around your neighbourhood - I can't imagine why...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 13:20
Replies: 141
Views: 4,041
Posted By Ephor
Re: So whats your "thing"

Dark hair and eyes.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 13:06
Replies: 139
Views: 5,110
Posted By Ephor
Re: Univeristy

Bristol, studying Physics and Philosophy.

Dropped out of Queen's Belfast last year.
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