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  1. Bo$$

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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
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    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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    Look what happened to me at 3 this morning...
     
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    that like the TV show? i've seen an episode of that and that was OK

    all this talk of comics reminds me i didn't get round to finishing death note - the TV show (see:http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51327)

    @ic your pic dosn't work
     
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    How'd you manage that?
     
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    pub brawl?
     
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    Yeah stupid pic.

    A friend was jumped so I tried to break it up and I got a couple of boots to the face. 3 guys against 1.

    :(
     
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    Aw that's horrible. hope it heal soon..
     
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    It'll go back to normal in a few days. In a rather sadomasochistic way, I hope my eyeball stays red.
     
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    just watched enemy at the gates, what a film
     

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