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Is the UK the most damn fine & dandy place to live?

  1. Yes without a doubt

    12.5%
  2. Yes but only with a cup of Earl Grey

    16.7%
  3. Would be better with a half decent government

    45.8%
  4. No it's crap!

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    i heard people using it on the anime clubhouse, so i assume it means he watches anime

    EDIT:Oh, he posted a link, looks like it means 'loner'
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    Its means more of a "home person", but usually intepreted as being an anime enthusiast (or freak, depending on how you look at it). I am a bit of both
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    it means someone with, and i quote your own definition 'No Life'

    I could never be one of those, sounds way too boring :laugh:

    Anyone want to start a petition for a Sky anime channel
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    Fourstaff Moderator Staff Member

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    No "standard life", that is what they mean. While I like spending my time at home, I also do spend a lot of time online with my friends, and there there is TPU (doesn't amount to much actually). its more of "lets go out and enjoy but minus the effort".
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    Anyone want to start a petition for a Sky anime channel?
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    Fourstaff Moderator Staff Member

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    I will support if they do subs rather than dubs. I don't really like dubs because most of the emotion is lost during translation. I watched Gundam UC in dub recently, it was almost unwatchable.
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    i think it depends on the show, guyver has some really good dubs in my opinion, it all depends on the voice actors

    Problem is i have no idea how you would create a petition, or how you would get sky to see it
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    Its fine for simple anime, but once you start to watch crazier things you will lose a lot of meaning. You cannot watch Monty Python in Russian, it just doesnt work.
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    i know, that's why i said it should depend on the anime, you can't get Dubs for some though so it would have to be subs, overall i think we should make them show anime, at the moment film4 shows anime occasionally but only like 2-3 times a month

    They wouldn't even have to get a new channel, 99% sure Sky family could be changed to sky Anime after 9pm and no one would notice
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    I don't like sky they did the opposite to us, they tried to increase prices. Fat chance so when we moved into this house we never took them up on their offer to move our connection for a fee.

    I like watching programs on bbc iplayer. Yesterday i watched a program on Hawking and how he did a u turn on one of his proposed theories after 30 years and said he was basically wrong. I watch a lot of other stuff like Mock the Week and Top Gear though.

    Otaku is like a Japanophile in western terms, someone who is into anime and or cosplay that sort of stuff Japanese stuff mainly. It was originally an almost mocking term in Japan about people who stayed in and had obsessive interests but people started to use it in reference to other things.
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    but would you subscribe to sky if they did an anime channel?
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    Mock of the week is just pwnage
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    This is why you don't do subs/dubs. Meaning gets changed in translation.
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    Lost in translation?
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    Not exactly lost, because it gets modified/ chopped and changed.
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    well if you can show me somewhere i can learn Japanese, then no subs/dubs, but until then, as tekken 6 once said
    *actually i have been thinking about trying out this. but it's a bit expensive, on the other hand they've been around for years now and there's a six month money back guarantee, so there's not much to lose -->http://www.rosettastone.co.uk/learn-japanese
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    Start with subs, and pay attention to what they say. 100 Hrs in you should be able to understand basics. Also, get your school to contact the Japanese cultural centre and get a teacher, they might be able to teach basics for free. Dubs will not be helping you to understand any Japanese.
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    Japanese cultural centre?
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    I read subs and dubs and got excited,then i realised i was thinking of a different context :slap:

    Anyway!
    any of you guys had a motherboard thats slow to POST? it just dawned on me to check the PSU voltages but it just seems strange,erratic i guess.
    Sometimes it will post as normal and other times it might take 5 minutes to get into bios...

    Suggestions?
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    So, from their website at least, these people would fund, or at least subsidise, and provide provisions for, the education of Japanese language

    That sounds good, i tried to get them to teach parkour, and they said no due to lack of funding, so with subsidy, i might be able to get Japanese out of them

    You can cut it down significantly, by disabling unused controllers, if you disable the floppy controller, as well as any serial and parallel ports on your board, you can generally cut a few seconds of post.

    EDIT:Anyone want a Core I7 laptop for £250 -->http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110723403927&clk_rvr_id=252226615661&_rdc=1 from the PC world ebay outlet
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    Yes i know this,i always disable pretty much all the legacy stuff aswell as anything i dont think would be used,
    not to save time but just to keep the registry as minimal as possible-it helps with troubleshooting.

    I will try the processor in another mobo,for its either the psu or the mobo i guess.
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    it's good if your fourstaff or kieren, who need it for 'work' and have to 'use the i7's at Uni' :)
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    Indeed, but I still want to play my games. And I note sarcasm there, I don't "need" an i7, i7 is preferred otherwise you will be spending more time than necessary. It adds up when you have to repeat again and again to improve your code and make sure everything works.

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