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RE: A Field Full of Interesting

Posted by "John K. Bilsbury" <stockport.ixie-at-googlemail.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

HJ:
> Now that could be JKB or Han. How many bumps?

Oi![1]
Must be Han, I'm still in Australia.

[1]Said with as much indignation as I can muster. This prolonged stay in Oz has
involved three square meals a day and no proper physical work so I'm not looking
quite as svelte as I might hope :-(

--
JKB.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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Re: XKCD says it best, as ever...

Posted by Marquis DeCarabas <marquis.decarabas83-at-googlemail.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31 August 2012 20:41, A <alanixion-at-googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 31 Aug 2012, at 17:11, mike newton wrote:
>
>> http://xkcd.com/1095/
>
>
> Every fleeting thought you've ever had in your life,
> no matter how bizarre,
> is someone's lifelong obsession.
> And he has a website. - Skif's Internet Theorem
>

Can I play the 'Roy Orbison in Cling Film' card? I think Gary Smith of
this parish found it originally.

http://michaelkelly.artofeurope.com/karl.htm


--
De Carabas.

At the service of Angel Islington......

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Re: XKCD says it best, as ever...

Posted by Andrew <fifi-at-kickingtyres.co.uk> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments


On 31 Aug 2012, at 20:41, A <alanixion-at-googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 31 Aug 2012, at 17:11, mike newton wrote:
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>> http://xkcd.com/1095/
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> Every fleeting thought you've ever had in your life,=20
> no matter how bizarre,
> is someone's lifelong obsession. =20
> And he has a website. - Skif's Internet Theorem
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> For every subject you can think of there are at least 3 web sites.
> The owners of these web sites know each other and at least one of
> them hates at least one of the others.
> -- mnlooney's view of Skif's Internet Theorem
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> I wonder what happened to the cow-orker who once threatened to =
register soapyfrogporn.com ....
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> "Your search - soapyfrogporn - did not match any documents."


Don't forget rule 34. The internet has pretty much confirmed that.

a

--
When a passenger of the foot, hooves in sight, tootel the horn trumpet =
melodiously

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Re: Disgruntled electrics

Posted by Neil The~Hippy <hippyweb-at-btinternet.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31/08/12 06:35 PM, Paul Willis wrote:

> All of those symptoms sound like constipated pixies....

Shhhh, I thought they were a secret....


--
Neil The~Hippy http://www.hippyweb.me.uk

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Re: OT: Google & Adobe - Cheeky fskers!

Posted by Neil The~Hippy <hippyweb-at-btinternet.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31/08/12 04:06 PM, Russell Brown wrote:

> Anyway.... serves you right for pandering to users of 'Flash' - thank
> fsck it's dying and going away.
>
"Flash - a-ah - saviour of the universe"....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5rWtZI-AB8

HTH
--
Neil The~Hippy http://www.hippyweb.me.uk

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Re: XKCD says it best, as ever...

Posted by A <alanixion-at-googlemail.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31 Aug 2012, at 17:11, mike newton wrote:

> http://xkcd.com/1095/


Every fleeting thought you've ever had in your life,=20
no matter how bizarre,
is someone's lifelong obsession. =20
And he has a website. - Skif's Internet Theorem

For every subject you can think of there are at least 3 web sites.
The owners of these web sites know each other and at least one of
them hates at least one of the others.
-- mnlooney's view of Skif's Internet Theorem

I wonder what happened to the cow-orker who once threatened to register =
soapyfrogporn.com ....

"Your search - soapyfrogporn - did not match any documents."

HTH, Alan
--=20
And the songbirds are singing,
Like they know the score.

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Re: Disgruntled electrics

Posted by John Greystrong <ixion-at-greystrong.org> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31/08/2012 15:51, H D wrote:
> Hello folks,
>
> My Clio (110k miles, 10 years old) is getting a bit disgruntled in the
> electrics dept.
> The rear o/s door doesn't clunk immediately like the others when I
> lock up, it goes zzzclunk.

Probably the door motor.

> The front o/s window doesn't always like descending (sometimes there's
> a short delay before it bursts into action, sometimes it just doesn't
> work at all until I try several times - it still works eventually)

I'd suspect the switch.

> The front and rear squirties are totally weedy. The rear wash stopped
> some time ago, the fronts have got weedier and weedier, to the point
> where it won't even squirt above the wipers. I can hear something's
> trying to make it squirt and yes, I *have* checked the washer fluid, I
> have plenty. I had the nozzles replaced recently too.

Washer motor?
>
> Are they related?

Only in that they're all roughly the same age.

John

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RE: A Field Full of Interesting

Posted by "Iline, Mark" <m.iline-at-ucl.ac.uk> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

Well, she should be there http://www.facebook.com/#!/scaryboots .

Lists Guy Martin as her favourite athlete, so can't be all bad...


Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ixion-bounces-at-ixiemaster.ixion.org.uk [mailto:ixion-
> bounces-at-ixiemaster.ixion.org.uk] On Behalf Of andy pugh
> Sent: 31 August 2012 18:28
> To: Adamx
> Cc: ixies
> Subject: Re: A Field Full of Interesting
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> On Wednesday, 22 August 2012, Adamx wrote:
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> >
> > Electromagnetic Field is a three-day UK camping festival for people
> > with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers,
> > geeks, scientists, engineers, artists, and crafters.
> > There will be people talking about
> > everything<https://www.emfcamp.org/talks>
> >
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> So, I decided to go, and I am now sat an a straw bale under a bridge und=
er
> the M1 drinking beer in an attempt to become sociable. ;-)
>=20
>=20
> --
> atp
> If you can't fix it, you don't own it.
> http://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

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Re: A Field Full of Interesting

Posted by John Greystrong <ixion-at-greystrong.org> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31/08/2012 18:46, Andy Pugh wrote:
>
>
> On 31 Aug 2012, at 18:42, John Greystrong <ixion-at-greystrong.org> wrote:
>
>> On 31/08/2012 18:28, andy pugh wrote:
>>
>>> So, I decided to go, and I am now sat an a straw bale under a bridge under
>>> the M1 drinking beer in an attempt to become sociable. ;-)
>>
>> Typing on your phone is not being sociable. Mingle man, mingle :-)
>
> I am astonished to find that 25% of this audience are those funny chaps with bumpy fronts.

Now that could be JKB or Han. How many bumps?

John

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Re: A Field Full of Interesting

Posted by Adamx <bassspine-at-gmail.com> on 31 August 2012 | 0 Comments

On 31 August 2012 18:28, andy pugh <bodgesoc-at-gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Wednesday, 22 August 2012, Adamx wrote:
>
>>
>> Electromagnetic Field is a three-day UK camping festival for people with
>> an
>> inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, geeks,
>> scientists, engineers, artists, and crafters.
>> There will be people talking about
>> everything<https://www.emfcamp.org/talks>
>>
>
> So, I decided to go, and I am now sat an a straw bale under a bridge
> under the M1 drinking beer in an attempt to become sociable. ;-)
>
> Well done, that man.
--=20
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the
mastery of life.
=96 Frances E. Willard, How I Learned To Ride The Bicycle, 1895

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