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  1. crazy pyro

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    Oh dear, not the best picture of either of them!
    Princess Beatrice's hat as well... It looks like something you'd expect a Marvel supervillian to be wearing!
     
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    Is that how they do it now? 5 years ago, you had to have someone that's had their licence for 3 years (or 3 1/2 years, can't remember) in the front passenger seat.
     
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    While you're down there!!!

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    It may well still be the same, I'd been told it was the 21 age limit by my mate (I've not started driving yet due to parental cash issues so it's not been a major concern so far).
     
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    Yea, I suppose they would have to be at least 21 to have had their licence for 3 years; so we're both right :laugh:
     
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    thats the age limit by default. average pass age= 18

    so,
    18+3=21
     
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    did anybody see the cartwheeling priest?
    before the ceremony some priest did a cartwheel along the aisle lol
     
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    yep, that guy was crazy :roll:
     
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    it were quite brilliant indeed!
    i was upset to not see the red arrows!
     
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    William did say he wanted a low-key wedding afterall... but how on earth English royalty can do it that way I have no idea :eek:
     
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    Low key to them is only 5000 people there not 20,000 lol
     
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    haha :D
    in a huge church, with cartwheeling priests
    and typhoons that ITV said cost £90,000 to keep in the air for an hour, that could be bombing colonel gadaffi into submission
     
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    I'm pretty sure that the Paveway IV bombs which we're dropping on Gadaffi's chums cost a few grand a piece, the opening salvo of the No Fly Zone cost in excess of $600 million for 112 missiles (granted a hell of a lot more fancy cruise missiles) but still, military hardware is not cheap!
     
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    Going to GUILDFORD (ASH) tomorrow! Indeed long journey from sheffield to there...

    someone to meet up and collect something....
     
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    i agree, but our military budget is something like 50 billion quid a year...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Elizabeth_class_aircraft_carrier
    look at that lol
    we have a low amount of troops, so we can spend all the defense budget on high-tech powerful equipment like that...
    so we can afford to replace the missiles we fired overnight



    huskie, parking is an absolute NIGHTMARE in guildford. so i wish you good luck :)
     
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    Spectrum am going in guilford by train i don't have any car atm. had an ford zetec last year..

    here is my journey planner:

    Sheffield to ASH

    Sheffield (SHF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    10:57 12:30 1h 33m

    Travel by Train with CrossCountry

    Leg 2 of 3
    Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Reading (RDG) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    13:03 14:42 1h 39m

    Travel by Train with CrossCountry

    Leg 3 of 3
    Reading (RDG) to Ash (ASH) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    15:03 15:37 0h 34m

    Travel by Train with First Great Western


    ASH to SHEFFIELD

    Ash (ASH) to Reading (RDG) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    16:02 16:35 0h 33m

    Travel by Train with First Great Western

    Leg 2 of 3
    Reading (RDG) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    17:11 18:49 1h 38m

    Travel by Train with CrossCountry

    Leg 3 of 3
    Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Sheffield (SHF) on Sunday 1st May 2011Departs Arrives Duration
    19:01 20:40 1h 39m

    Travel by Train with CrossCountr
     
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    Spectrum: Fair point, we do seem to spend a lot on things like light bulbs...
    Huskie: It sucks that you have to spend 9 hours on a train, but look on the bright side... Plenty of time to read!
     
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    read? who does that? Time to watch a few movies if i was him:)

    @spectrum we made a lot more money (i mean a lot, like 50x or something ridiculous) selling weapons to gaddafi before the war then we have spent fighting him
     
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    I've never been able to spend more than 4 hours doing one thing and one thing only, unless it's building something, then it's ok, mainly because there's a good amount of variation.
    I read one hell of a lot as a child and watch films to relax, generally if I'm on a long train journey I'm taking time out of school to be there so I alternate between reading and working.
     
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    same, i read a lot as a kid, now i watch movies as most books are incredibly boring, only books i currently think are worthwhile are the hitchhiker guide to the galaxy - i spend so much time laughing whilst reading those people think theres something wrong with me
     
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    I've moved on to graphic novels lately, horrendously expensive to buy myself but my local library has kept me going for about 2 years and I have a friend whose been collecting for at least 20 years now, every month or so I go over and visit him with my best mate, borrow a pile of graphics and lend him a couple from my collection. Science fiction on the side, but I read a load of technical stuff as well just to know a bit further than a-level requires since the more physics and maths you know... well, the more you know!
     
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    yeah i don't read gfx novels cause there too expensive.

    only paper based thing i'm thinking off buying is scott pilgrim as apparently the comics are actually good

    tekken movie - http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/12263994/Tekken/Product.html

    sounds like its gonna be crap - like fight club but without the physcological element
     
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    You wanna read some of Jeff Noon's books - his stuff is epic... Vurt is one of my favourites, and it's crazy.

    There was some talk of them doing a film of Vurt, which would be amazing.
     
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    I'd seriously suggest The Walking Dead, it's probably the best comic I've read so far (excepting Sandman, that is fantasy/ mythology at its true best) I'd suggest taking a look at the AMC series even if you don't want to get into reading the comic, it's brilliant.
     

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