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  1. Poll: I voted SotA based on the ease of filming on low...

    I voted SotA based on the ease of filming on low funds, just shading Inversions on the assumption 70's would be easier to recreate than a medieval period.
    Inversions would probably be the more...
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    Yet the current thinking behind the Big Bang has...

    Yet the current thinking behind the Big Bang has it that the Universe was created from nothing in an instant...
  3. Thread: M & non-M

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    I'm with you on the 20 pages a day limit :( As...

    I'm with you on the 20 pages a day limit :(

    As for Transitions I'm lead to beleive (by some posts on here) that it depends where you live and that in the UK it's a Non-M and in the US it's an M...
  4. Poll: So there is.. the catchly named 2012 DA14,...

    So there is.. the catchly named 2012 DA14, passing 36,000 KM from the earth, roughtly the same prediction as Apophis in 2029 which I was mentioning above. In other news it's now predicted that...
  5. Poll: If you look now one is flying by...What can't see...

    If you look now one is flying by...What can't see it? What till 2029 when it comes rather close, or in 2036 we might not go to it, it could well be coming to us*!

    *This is only a 1 in 200,000...
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    It's always easier to question than to answer...

    It's always easier to question than to answer...
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    Now Now children don't start this all over...

    Now Now children don't start this all over again.....

    I accept that as a consequence of the war it did send a big "You won't like us when we're angry" message to the other high level involved in...
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    @adelatorre - I apologies for any offense that...

    @adelatorre - I apologies for any offense that might have been felt. I was having a subtle dig (in language terms at least) at the American posters (We have a phrase about Americans and the british...
  9. Poll: But what will they use to make this stuff? They...

    But what will they use to make this stuff? They will keep making more, faster, cheaper, that we will burn through what's left of the oil even quicker.
  10. Thread: M & non-M

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    Wow another one bought back from the dead.... I...

    Wow another one bought back from the dead....
    I agree with the earlier points about the fact that with every new M book (especially a new culture book) what we thought we knew gets revised and a...
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    Point taken - Being an English language Site,...

    Point taken - Being an English language Site, about a British writer it's very easy to forget that some of the members are not native English speakers...just look at the number of Americans we have...
  12. Poll: I don't know about surgery but most commercial...

    I don't know about surgery but most commercial flights are almost completely computer controlled. The days of having to be talked down by air traffic control when your pilot and co pilot carelessly...
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    I guess it sank without trace....no?....I'll get...

    I guess it sank without trace....no?....I'll get my coat...
  14. Poll: I think that was probably me, although I can't...

    I think that was probably me, although I can't remeber why I was feeling so cynical that day!
    I do however think it is a long way off and not until many of the issues around what to do with human...
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    I thought it's been a bit quite over here for a...

    I thought it's been a bit quite over here for a couple of weeks ;)

    Having read through all the posts i'm still not sure I understand what any potential conspiracy was supposed to have done. Was it...
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    I'd say CP isn't "about" the war, but it is set...

    I'd say CP isn't "about" the war, but it is set against the backdrop of the war, and it also does detail lot of the cause of the war and it's outcomes. i guess in the same war that LtW isn't about...
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    Yeah partly it's down to breaking the...

    Yeah partly it's down to breaking the habbit...and replacing it with an alternative...plus I pay 1.20 for a coffee (Freshly brewed Americano) and 20p for a mug of Earl Grey so I'll save 5 a week as...
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    I enjoyed the "The Girl..." trilogy. Having seen...

    I enjoyed the "The Girl..." trilogy. Having seen the Sweedish films first (the 2hour versions) it added a lot of back ground and made me realise what a good job of adapting the books they did.
  19. Thread: The Hobbit

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    Or like Bilbo NOT inviting Gandalf for tea...the...

    Or like Bilbo NOT inviting Gandalf for tea...the whole premise of the book is based on Bilbo inviting Gandalf for tea!!!
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    Earl Grey tea as I'm trying to cut back on my...

    Earl Grey tea as I'm trying to cut back on my coffee consumption.
  21. Thread: The Hobbit

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    In retrospect completing the book over dinner (I...

    In retrospect completing the book over dinner (I was on my own so nothing better to do) before going into the cinema was probably a mistake as my brain was screaming a little too loud in places,...
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    Mine logs me out after about 24 hours. Maybe...

    Mine logs me out after about 24 hours. Maybe their problem is not ticking the "Remember Me" check box, that's caught me out a few times.
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    I thought it was more like an Apple Keynote...

    I thought it was more like an Apple Keynote speech ;)
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    Back to look to Windward after a break to read...

    Back to look to Windward after a break to read The Hobbit prior to going to see it.
  25. Thread: The Hobbit

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    I agree that 3 Films seems too much along with a...

    I agree that 3 Films seems too much along with a bit too much filler trying to remind people that this is by the people who brought you LotR and trying to tie the 2 together where as the book doesn't...
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