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351  General / The Forum / Re: Obama signs bills, middle east wierdness around Iran on: September 10, 2013, 13:24:07
Here are facts not conspiracy Smiley

http://www.wanttoknow.info/911/9-11-facts

They can't even spell mujahideen correctly.  Laughing 

There is more than one way to spell or translate it, as with most Arabic. That is essentially the dutch way.

That is all well and good, but none of the articles cited under the first entry refer to it; not quite sure how those can be facts.
352  General / The Forum / Re: Obama signs bills, middle east wierdness around Iran on: September 10, 2013, 12:40:29
Here are facts not conspiracy Smiley

http://www.wanttoknow.info/911/9-11-facts

They can't even spell mujahideen correctly.  Laughing 
353  General / The Forum / Witchcraft in the UK. on: September 10, 2013, 11:58:41
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23986595

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"The spells and things that you're reading in the Harry Potter books, those aren't just something that are made up, those are actual spells. Those are things that came from witchcraft books," says Tess.


 Eek Tut Tut Cry Laughing Laughing Laughing
354  General / The Forum / Re: New phone thread on: September 10, 2013, 11:54:17
 Two Thumbs Parts of upper Knowle have little to no reception, but I am generally fine in my house on Orange.
355  General / The Forum / Re: New phone thread on: September 10, 2013, 11:02:34
I was on 3 for a bit - terrible. Am on giff gaff now, but you have to buy your own phone for that  Two Thumbs

How is the Giff Gaff reception? I presume it piggybacks on whatever is the nearest, strongest signal, so should always be good? I'm thinking of going that way and keeping the phone I have; I don't need a new one.
356  General / The Forum / Re: Today I have spoken to a lady called... on: September 09, 2013, 11:34:30
Saami Salami
357  General / The Forum / Re: Does it take skill to make a mixtape? on: September 09, 2013, 09:37:08
Yes.
358  General / The Forum / Re: Robocop 2014 on: September 08, 2013, 17:54:44
This looks great, compared to Robocop 3  Cry and the TV series  Cry Cry Cry.

I doubt it will match the original two, but it doesn't look awful like the Total Recall remake does. Robocop was the first 18 film I went out of my way to watch (on video): I was 11.
359  General / The Forum / Re: Who would you most like to meet? on: September 05, 2013, 13:25:42

Alive - Stephen Hawking would be an interesting conversation.

Would it though? Everything he would say would probably go over my head.

Yes, I wouldn't be talking science shit, it would be about chicks and Eastenders - "I miss Pat Butcher, don't you Steve?"

When did Pat leave?

Google says 2012. I wouldn't actually know these things.
360  General / The Forum / Re: Podcasting for Dummies (Me) on: September 04, 2013, 10:24:38
If you are recording just your voice in an untreated room then I would suggest a dynamic cardioid mic like the SM58 as bloke has mentioned.

Some form of audio interface would be a good purchase, nothing fancy, just something with a combined jack/xlr input and some means of adjusting the gain.

Something like this

http://www.musicmatter.co.uk/e-mu-0204-usb?origin=google-product-ads&gclid=CO_ymqO1sbkCFS3HtAodfwkApA

or

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alesis-portable-Channel-24-Bit-Interface/dp/B000H8XW3W

And a stand for the mic.
361  General / The Forum / Re: Today I have spoken to a lady called... on: September 03, 2013, 14:33:05
Roger Cockram. What a glorious name.
362  General / The Forum / Re: Who would you most like to meet? on: September 03, 2013, 11:41:10

Alive - Stephen Hawking would be an interesting conversation.

Would it though? Everything he would say would probably go over my head.

Yes, I wouldn't be talking science shit, it would be about chicks and Eastenders - "I miss Pat Butcher, don't you Steve?"
363  General / The Forum / Re: Who would you most like to meet? on: September 03, 2013, 10:49:30
Dead - ODB.

Alive - Stephen Hawking would be an interesting conversation.
364  General / The Forum / Re: Who would you most like to meet? on: September 03, 2013, 10:47:18
Alive: Bruce Dickinson

I saw him in Boots once as he lives local.
365  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 14:45:48

And whats a community payback order for minor cannabis offences if its not national service?

Are those who are doing community payback expected to fight overseas? Or do, as the name suggests, a bit of community payback by tidying up. If you want to apply the term 'national service' to anything that benefits the country, paying tax could be seen as that, but that isn't the point of the discussion, we are discussing the recognised concept of national service/conscription.

That comes in time..

What does?
366  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 13:15:46

And whats a community payback order for minor cannabis offences if its not national service?

Are those who are doing community payback expected to fight overseas? Or do, as the name suggests, a bit of community payback by tidying up. If you want to apply the term 'national service' to anything that benefits the country, paying tax could be seen as that, but that isn't the point of the discussion, we are discussing the recognised concept of national service/conscription.
367  General / The Forum / Re: You're Tehran me apart on: August 23, 2013, 12:45:29
A recent article

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-07-14/world/40575308_1_tourists-destination-visitors
368  General / The Forum / Re: You're Tehran me apart on: August 23, 2013, 12:43:53
http://www.irangashttour.com/en/main.htm?gclid=CP6Txaa-k7kCFcLHtAodx1IATg

Iran what tour?
369  General / The Forum / Re: You're Tehran me apart on: August 23, 2013, 12:43:02
I know an Iranian ex pat who does go back very occaisionally. As a tourist, I've no idea what it would be like to go; possibly not an ideal location, but it would be good to see the origins of the modern civilised world and language (what is left that is, following war). Bring back Persia.
370  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 10:55:29
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23792414

NEET is currently 9.1%
371  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 10:11:08
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iranian_calendars Go back in time, visit Iran!
372  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 10:10:34
I am presuming Iran use a different calender to us? "Thus far, this regulation is expected to be in effect up to 04/11/1390"

I spotted that too. I guess so, but the top left has a reference to 2013 too.
373  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 10:04:33
There are around 800,000 eighteen year-olds in the UK.  What's the something useful you're going to have them all do just based on being able to read?

what are the majority of them doing at the moment?

university or college

awesome, more unemployed graduates

Only 9%

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23080323

374  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 23, 2013, 10:03:18
There are around 800,000 eighteen year-olds in the UK.  What's the something useful you're going to have them all do just based on being able to read?

what are the majority of them doing at the moment?

university or college

Yep

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18623398

70% in FTE. Only 8.1% NEET.

Iran has National Service but they also have the option of buying out of it provided they meet the right criteria.

http://iranianembassy.nl/en/consular.php?content=2102

375  General / The Forum / Re: Today I have spoken to a lady called... on: August 22, 2013, 09:59:45
Ms P King
376  General / The Forum / Re: Colston Girl's school "will not permit the promotion of homosexuality" on: August 21, 2013, 15:17:09
I knew a few girls who went there too. One repressed mute, two who would have sex with anyone anywhere and one normal one.
377  General / The Forum / Colston Girl's school "will not permit the promotion of homosexuality" on: August 20, 2013, 16:11:07
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23768312

Well it didn't and has now said:

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Among the schools identified was Colston's Girls' School in Bristol, which has now said it will withdraw the policy that the governing body "will not permit the promotion of homosexuality".

 

I'm not sure about how one goes about 'promoting homosexuality', surely your attraction to one sex or the other or both is how you are and isn't likely to be changed by some classes on sexual education?
378  General / The Forum / Re: Temporary vacancy on: August 20, 2013, 13:06:52
https://jobs.civilservice.gov.uk/company/nghr/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTM1OTQ0NiZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT0xMzA0Jm93bmVyPTUwNTAwMDAmb3duZXJ0eXBlPWZhaXImYnJhbmRfaWQ9MCZ2YWNfbmdoci5uZ2hyX2dyYWRlPTE2NjQ1MCZ2YWNfbmdoci5uZ2hyX3JlZ2lvbj0xNjY2NDkmcmVxc2lnPTEzNzY1Nzc2NjEtZWMxO

Another vacancy; deadline is 6 September
379  General / The Forum / Re: Cat Burglar on: August 20, 2013, 11:00:26
Cats > envirotards.
380  General / The Forum / Re: Looks like Hijack is a forum for ravers so I doubt this would be of interest... on: August 19, 2013, 17:27:46
What is Mary Berry for? To please 100 year old men as young slip of girl?
381  General / The Forum / Re: Looks like Hijack is a forum for ravers so I doubt this would be of interest... on: August 19, 2013, 16:00:40
I fucking hate Paul Hollywood.  I'M SO ANGRY!

That Mary Berry isn't particularly appealing either and the failed comediennes presenting it get on my tits. Shame as some of the contestants have been pretty good from ones I have seen bits of.
382  General / The Forum / Re: Conscription / UK National Service on: August 19, 2013, 12:53:22
It'd do a lot of you work shy up your own ass young people the world of good Laughing

 Bad Teeth http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8585026.stm


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Every year in the UK about 24,000 people leave the Armed Forces for "Civvy Street".

And it's apparent that some ex-servicemen find the transition hard.

It is feared as many as 1,100 of them end up sleeping rough on the streets of London every night. And according to MoD figures, 3% of prisoners - nearly 2,500 - are ex-military.

The army teaches you a living: panhandling.
383  General / The Forum / Re: Brit walks into a bar... now with video! on: August 15, 2013, 11:27:36

The is a 2hr DVDs worth of material in Navaho's and Scrampys posts alone.

Car parks, Africans with cricket bats, Bendy cocks, Phone ink, Nicky Blackmarket etc etc

There is some comedy gold in there.
384  General / The Forum / Re: Left-Handers Unite! on: August 15, 2013, 11:26:16
I slash right to left, top to bottom.

I do that with zeroes too.
385  General / The Forum / Re: Left-Handers Unite! on: August 15, 2013, 10:14:58
Do other lefties find writing  the symbol & trickier than it should be? It is the only symbol I find unnatural because it starts and ends on the right.
386  General / The Forum / Re: Brit walks into a bar... now with video! on: August 15, 2013, 08:46:24
Good work. I'm sure you can work some DJing anecdotes into there.  Smiley

Or some classic hijack memes  Wink
387  General / The Forum / Re: Left-Handers Unite! on: August 13, 2013, 11:06:28
I am a lefty, but not for everything. I just bought a lefty guitar and I write left handed, but I use a knife, scissors, throw, clean my teeth, play tennis and various other things right handed. I use a mouse at work with my right hand (on windows) but use my left at home (on my mac). I'm not totally ambidextrous and still consider myself as left handed, but I can do a lot with both hands.
388  General / The Forum / Re: Today I have spoken to a lady called... on: August 07, 2013, 18:22:38
Mr and Mrs Pu
389  General / The Forum / Re: Zat0ichi in music related thread shock - CLICK HERE on: August 07, 2013, 09:01:17
Nu emo step ?

Rant-Step
390  General / The Forum / Re: Chemical Records - Gone into adminstration on: August 07, 2013, 08:57:10
same as digital village, changed to dv247.com, they'll selling off the shelving in a few weeks or months

DV has been DV247 for years. The operating name won't have changed, the business was called White Rabbit Records before their 'collapse'. There is something rotten about that one though.

As for Chemical, there website doesn't seem to have changed in the last week and I think the name changed from Chemical Records to just Chemical some time ago. 
391  General / The Forum / Re: Zat0ichi in music related thread shock - CLICK HERE on: August 06, 2013, 20:37:29
Horrible. I almost switched off as soon as I saw the beardy weirdy, I gave it until he started to talk again and then switched off.
392  General / The Forum / Re: oh dear on: August 05, 2013, 12:03:09
I don't miss hangovers

Never had one.  Tongue
393  General / The Forum / Re: Famous guns on: August 02, 2013, 12:46:10
He-Man had a gun?
394  General / The Forum / Re: Chemical Records - Gone into adminstration on: July 30, 2013, 13:13:35
Some chat about it here, no facts, just banter, some claim confirmation of the matter.

http://dnbforum.com/showthread.php/165259-Chemical-Records-going-into-Administration
http://www.dogsonacid.com/showthread.php?t=757427
http://www.dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=276191

395  General / The Forum / Re: Rap-rock/metal band, SENSER playing this Fleece TOMORROW! on: July 29, 2013, 11:43:33

 Two Thumbs

back in the day...

I recall them from 93/94. They were terrible.
396  General / The Forum / Re: Cameron's web filter // somebody think of the children [merged] on: July 29, 2013, 11:42:25
Now lads mags are due to have their covers censored or with additional covers...

Only in Co-op.

I'm sure service stations had this for jazz mags for many years.

397  General / The Forum / Re: An expensive shopping trip on: July 25, 2013, 17:31:50
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398  General / The Forum / Re: Abbey Road Studios - The New Root (Bristol duo) on: July 24, 2013, 15:32:27
All the best Dave, but this venture sounds like it is working the wrong way around. They should be supplying studio time and re-couping costs from sales. What deal have you in place, if any? Will you own the publishing etc? What deal are you getting on sales? Whilst the discount sounds good, is it because the studio is already struggling and are using this as a lure to get you in? I'm not trying to piss on your chips, just wondering what is promised once you have raised the money and what has been agreed in contract terms. I'm no expert, but I would suggest you consult an expert about this: Musicians Union offer free legal advice to members, otherwise a musical lawyer or well versed music agent.

Second post in this thread is very good:

http://www.soundonsound.com/forum/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=1058460&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1#1058460

10K will get you over 30 days of recording in a studio that charges 300 a day.  Two Thumbs

399  General / The Forum / Re: online magazine for mature hipsters on: July 24, 2013, 10:21:42
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In this, his first column he finds out what up with the vinyl resurgence


 Puke

I seem to recall that term being lampooned in Futurama.
400  General / The Forum / Re: Storm Last Night on: July 23, 2013, 15:21:12
Just call her 'partner' or wife.  Smiley
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