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At 8/11/12 05:47 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/8/12 10:25 AM, Bahamut wrote: Five? That's more than I've done since the start of the decade. :P
Maybe you should just start reviewing again? :P
Nah, I don't feel like it. And besides, I should genre/icon mod instead. On an additional note, I've put my metal review site offline for a while. Not sure when I'll bring it back.

I know what you mean. I just review during the week end now. I just don't feel like it during the week.

Just watch as climate changes makes a nasty turn... eventually.
"I see. So you're saying warming makes it colder. Well, aren't you the queen of crazy land! Everything's the opposite of everything!"
I don't believe in any global warming bullshit. :P

It's about time the problems with the special characters get fixed...
I really don't know what to think of "global warming". I mean, it sure has been warmer at some time, since the vikings discovered "Greenland" at some point, which now is largely covered with ice.

We don't associate non-England countries as Britain anyway.
That's a common misconception around the world, I'm afraid. People think "Great Britain=England", when in reality, England isn't even a country. :P
I don't even care what England actually is at the end of the day.

It's just a nice way to piss some people off. :P


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Both teams registered wins today and I think that we just took massive steps toward promotion. My liver is not is bad shape, since I had to drive when we got back, which I wasn't happy about.

Still, good to get back to winning ways. Now to report it on the official channels.


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At 8/11/12 05:10 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/11/12 05:47 AM, Bahamut wrote: Nah, I don't feel like it. And besides, I should genre/icon mod instead. On an additional note, I've put my metal review site offline for a while. Not sure when I'll bring it back.
I know what you mean. I just review during the week end now. I just don't feel like it during the week.

I hardly feel like reviewing at all. It's to the point where I've put my review site on hold until I can truly get it off the ground. Well, that and I feel my parents don't deserve to know what I do on the internet.

I don't believe in any global warming bullshit. :P
It's about time the problems with the special characters get fixed...

You mean they have or they still need it done? I'll find out when I see this post when I type £.

I don't even care what England actually is at the end of the day.
It's just a nice way to piss some people off. :P

You can go ahead and piss whoever off, I have other things to worry about.

At 8/11/12 07:04 PM, Coop wrote: Still, good to get back to winning ways. Now to report it on the official channels.

Busy day for you, yes? I always like it when my day has a full schedule ahead. Just means there's a lot of stuff to do.

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At 8/10/12 08:42 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/10/12 05:31 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/9/12 08:45 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/9/12 03:29 AM, Coop wrote: Listening to:
Thin Lizzy - Thunder & Lightning
Now that's a good tune!
I prefer Cold Sweat, or Out in the Fields, but that is one of their best.
I mostly knew Cold Sweat from Helloween's cover. Must have listened to that to death but same goes for everything else they've done.

There is a very distinctive sound for the pieces by Thin Lizzy, but the same can be said for bands like Status Quo, AC/DC and so forth. I'm not sure it hurts them, though.

Also, what do you make of Muse saying that Dubstep is the new Metal? I couldn't resist giving this hornet's nest a kick!

I may be a BBS mod as well as user of the year but that doesn't give me enough comments on my posts.
No, I meant that you post more News Posts than I do.
Eh, quality over quantity.

My news posts of late have hardly been of quality - I just write a lot of words, that make vague sense.

At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/7/12 05:51 PM, Coop wrote:
At 8/7/12 04:53 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/6/12 04:40 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/5/12 07:04 AM, Haggard wrote: Even more harsh? I can't imagine how this should be possible. As far as I know, there was only one brand for each product in the GDR, and commercials wheren't allowed.

I once read that people bought many many tooh brushes, when there where rumours that the only factory that produced them was about to be closed down.
I don't recall people having to show massive outpourings of public grief, when the leader of the GDR passed away, or that everyone had to display a picture of their Eternal Leader, or Beloved Leader in their homes. Still, I've lived in neither, so would only know from what i have seen from biased news reports.
Yeah, I guess they where still fed up with all those pictures of Adolf, that where about everywhere, so it wouldn't have been a smart move to tell people to put up pictures of the socialist party. But I'm pretty sure that pictures of Ulbricht and Honecker where on display in public buildings.
Close parallels, but I think that the North Koreans have been oppressed for longer and more harshly than East Germany was. They both existed before the partition of Germany and still exist today, while Germany was reunited in emotional scenes in the aftermath of November 9th, 1989.
I think, the brainwashing just works better in North Korea.

"Thank you. It was cold down there on the floor..."

The people of East Germany needed about 40 years to finally stand up and protest against their government, which is quite a long time. But we don't know too much about the situation in North Korea... maybe people there are happy there? Who knows.

I doubt that they are happier - the country isn't prosperous and the people have suffered for years, due to the meddling of the international community, much as the situation with East / West Germany and the Middle East has.

I'm looking forward to the ladies' hammer throw, as the British entrant is a former ballerina and she actually looks quite attractive... for a hammer throwing woman.
I was watching women's weight lifting (because gymnastics where on at th eother TV station). Weight category: 58kg. Those women looked very petite, but I don't think I could lift as much weight as they did. :o
58kg... that's just a shade over 9 stone. I am 10.5 stone (66.8kg) and struggle to press that weight above my head. These girls can do that with ease. Hell, they probably press more as a warm up.
I'm about 90kg, the girls should have a few more problems with that weight. :P
Anyway, Team Germany now has 10 Gold medals and is 6th in the medal count. Not too bad. "Only" 2 more gold and they can pass South Korea!

Well, at getting on for 4pm, it's looking difficult for you now. We've just won gold number 29 and we might have a shot at number 30 in the Modern Pentathlon later on.

At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/11/12 07:04 PM, Coop wrote: Still, good to get back to winning ways. Now to report it on the official channels.
Busy day for you, yes? I always like it when my day has a full schedule ahead. Just means there's a lot of stuff to do.

Well, I've got so much writing to do that I'm not even considering Lord of the Rings Online, or Borderlands... yet.


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At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/11/12 05:10 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/11/12 05:47 AM, Bahamut wrote: Nah, I don't feel like it. And besides, I should genre/icon mod instead. On an additional note, I've put my metal review site offline for a while. Not sure when I'll bring it back.
I know what you mean. I just review during the week end now. I just don't feel like it during the week.
I hardly feel like reviewing at all. It's to the point where I've put my review site on hold until I can truly get it off the ground. Well, that and I feel my parents don't deserve to know what I do on the internet.

I've been there myself. Not reviewing anything because I didn't feel like it. At the same time I was telling myself that, I "didn't have the time", when in reality, all I did was sitting in front of the PC, not doing anything. >_>

I don't believe in any global warming bullshit. :P
It's about time the problems with the special characters get fixed...
You mean they have or they still need it done? I'll find out when I see this post when I type Ã'£.

If they had it fixed already, I would've typed "got fixed" instead of "get fixed". :P

I don't even care what England actually is at the end of the day.
It's just a nice way to piss some people off. :P
You can go ahead and piss whoever off, I have other things to worry about.

On the other hand, it may not be a smart move to piss of a dragon.

At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/7/12 05:51 PM, Coop wrote:
At 8/7/12 04:53 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/6/12 04:40 AM, Coop wrote: I don't recall people having to show massive outpourings of public grief, when the leader of the GDR passed away, or that everyone had to display a picture of their Eternal Leader, or Beloved Leader in their homes. Still, I've lived in neither, so would only know from what i have seen from biased news reports.
Yeah, I guess they where still fed up with all those pictures of Adolf, that where about everywhere, so it wouldn't have been a smart move to tell people to put up pictures of the socialist party. But I'm pretty sure that pictures of Ulbricht and Honecker where on display in public buildings.
Close parallels, but I think that the North Koreans have been oppressed for longer and more harshly than East Germany was. They both existed before the partition of Germany and still exist today, while Germany was reunited in emotional scenes in the aftermath of November 9th, 1989.
I think, the brainwashing just works better in North Korea.
"Thank you. It was cold down there on the floor..."

The human brain is good in denying unpleasant things.

The people of East Germany needed about 40 years to finally stand up and protest against their government, which is quite a long time. But we don't know too much about the situation in North Korea... maybe people there are happy there? Who knows.
I doubt that they are happier - the country isn't prosperous and the people have suffered for years, due to the meddling of the international community, much as the situation with East / West Germany and the Middle East has.

As far as I know, they get told every time that they can be happy to live there and that the rest of the world is a hell hole. I don't know, but I think if I was told the same thing over and over again, I just might start to believe it.

I was watching women's weight lifting (because gymnastics where on at th eother TV station). Weight category: 58kg. Those women looked very petite, but I don't think I could lift as much weight as they did. :o
58kg... that's just a shade over 9 stone. I am 10.5 stone (66.8kg) and struggle to press that weight above my head. These girls can do that with ease. Hell, they probably press more as a warm up.
I'm about 90kg, the girls should have a few more problems with that weight. :P
Anyway, Team Germany now has 10 Gold medals and is 6th in the medal count. Not too bad. "Only" 2 more gold and they can pass South Korea!
Well, at getting on for 4pm, it's looking difficult for you now. We've just won gold number 29 and we might have a shot at number 30 in the Modern Pentathlon later on.

11 gold (thanks to Field Hockey) to 13 south korean gold. Close, but not good enough.
However, 44 medals in total is NOT even close to what was expected from official side: 80 medals+. LOL!


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At 8/12/12 11:17 AM, Criminal-23 wrote: I've finally achieved the Deity Whistle a.k.a. Flute of the Gods.

I wouldn't call it a flute - they have the capability of playing more than one note, after all.

At 8/12/12 01:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/7/12 05:51 PM, Coop wrote: Close parallels, but I think that the North Koreans have been oppressed for longer and more harshly than East Germany was. They both existed before the partition of Germany and still exist today, while Germany was reunited in emotional scenes in the aftermath of November 9th, 1989.
I think, the brainwashing just works better in North Korea.
"Thank you. It was cold down there on the floor..."
The human brain is good in denying unpleasant things.

Or things that just can't be believeable

The people of East Germany needed about 40 years to finally stand up and protest against their government, which is quite a long time. But we don't know too much about the situation in North Korea... maybe people there are happy there? Who knows.
I doubt that they are happier - the country isn't prosperous and the people have suffered for years, due to the meddling of the international community, much as the situation with East / West Germany and the Middle East has.
As far as I know, they get told every time that they can be happy to live there and that the rest of the world is a hell hole. I don't know, but I think if I was told the same thing over and over again, I just might start to believe it.

Tell yourself a lie often enough and you'll believe it to be true.

Anyway, Team Germany now has 10 Gold medals and is 6th in the medal count. Not too bad. "Only" 2 more gold and they can pass South Korea!
Well, at getting on for 4pm, it's looking difficult for you now. We've just won gold number 29 and we might have a shot at number 30 in the Modern Pentathlon later on.
11 gold (thanks to Field Hockey) to 13 south korean gold. Close, but not good enough.
However, 44 medals in total is NOT even close to what was expected from official side: 80 medals+. LOL!

I was thoroughly impressed with team GB's performance in the Olympics, from the athletes themselves, to the behind the scenes crew, which made this a very successful and enjoyable games.


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Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.

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At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 08:42 AM, Bahamut wrote: I mostly knew Cold Sweat from Helloween's cover. Must have listened to that to death but same goes for everything else they've done.
There is a very distinctive sound for the pieces by Thin Lizzy, but the same can be said for bands like Status Quo, AC/DC and so forth. I'm not sure it hurts them, though.

Can't say I like Status Quo all that much. They only have a few standout songs and the rest is highly forgettable and even now they're still recording new albums. AC/DC may fall to repetition but they at least were able to write a fair amount of good tunes.

Also, what do you make of Muse saying that Dubstep is the new Metal? I couldn't resist giving this hornet's nest a kick!

I even listened to the new Muse song. I guess I'll have to write them off now as they couldn't hold out much with The Resistance and it doesn't look like they'll do well here either. I really hate the popularity of dubstep. It's a genre with very little innovation that was blown out of proportion. This genre is certainly nothing like prog rock that still lives today in various forms.

Eh, quality over quantity.
My news posts of late have hardly been of quality - I just write a lot of words, that make vague sense.

I have an idea for another post later on so stay tuned.

At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/11/12 07:04 PM, Coop wrote: Still, good to get back to winning ways. Now to report it on the official channels.
Busy day for you, yes? I always like it when my day has a full schedule ahead. Just means there's a lot of stuff to do.
Well, I've got so much writing to do that I'm not even considering Lord of the Rings Online, or Borderlands... yet.

Tempting, right?

At 8/12/12 01:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: I hardly feel like reviewing at all. It's to the point where I've put my review site on hold until I can truly get it off the ground. Well, that and I feel my parents don't deserve to know what I do on the internet.
I've been there myself. Not reviewing anything because I didn't feel like it. At the same time I was telling myself that, I "didn't have the time", when in reality, all I did was sitting in front of the PC, not doing anything. >_>

I have loads of free time but I spend it all just lazing around on the laptop. I should earn medals on here, I should make more icons but nope, all I'm doing is being a lazy fuck. I suppose video games and TV are great ways to make yourself lazy.

You can go ahead and piss whoever off, I have other things to worry about.
On the other hand, it may not be a smart move to piss of a dragon.

No fucking shit, Sherlock!

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At 8/13/12 10:05 AM, Bahamut wrote: Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.

Burden? Lighten up, we won!

At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 08:42 AM, Bahamut wrote: I mostly knew Cold Sweat from Helloween's cover. Must have listened to that to death but same goes for everything else they've done.
There is a very distinctive sound for the pieces by Thin Lizzy, but the same can be said for bands like Status Quo, AC/DC and so forth. I'm not sure it hurts them, though.
Can't say I like Status Quo all that much. They only have a few standout songs and the rest is highly forgettable and even now they're still recording new albums. AC/DC may fall to repetition but they at least were able to write a fair amount of good tunes.

It was one of the few things that I disliked about the Olympics. Their song "Now you're a winner", or whatever bollocks it was called kept getting played, despite the fact that it's the same as most of their other works and therefore as deserving of airtime, i.e. as little as possible.

Also, what do you make of Muse saying that Dubstep is the new Metal? I couldn't resist giving this hornet's nest a kick!
I even listened to the new Muse song. I guess I'll have to write them off now as they couldn't hold out much with The Resistance and it doesn't look like they'll do well here either. I really hate the popularity of dubstep. It's a genre with very little innovation that was blown out of proportion. This genre is certainly nothing like prog rock that still lives today in various forms.

They're certainly an alternative band, but even I don't agree with their ideas about Dubstep and Metal.

Eh, quality over quantity.
My news posts of late have hardly been of quality - I just write a lot of words, that make vague sense.
I have an idea for another post later on so stay tuned.

Ok, I don't, so there's little point in reading mine...

At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/11/12 07:04 PM, Coop wrote: Still, good to get back to winning ways. Now to report it on the official channels.
Busy day for you, yes? I always like it when my day has a full schedule ahead. Just means there's a lot of stuff to do.
Well, I've got so much writing to do that I'm not even considering Lord of the Rings Online, or Borderlands... yet.
Tempting, right?

I must have played for all of an hour on Sunday, when usually, if there is no cricket, I'll play for 5-6 hours.


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At 8/14/12 02:56 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/13/12 10:05 AM, Bahamut wrote: Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.
Burden? Lighten up, we won!

If that's what you call winning... Well, nothing to see here.

Can't say I like Status Quo all that much. They only have a few standout songs and the rest is highly forgettable and even now they're still recording new albums. AC/DC may fall to repetition but they at least were able to write a fair amount of good tunes.
It was one of the few things that I disliked about the Olympics. Their song "Now you're a winner", or whatever bollocks it was called kept getting played, despite the fact that it's the same as most of their other works and therefore as deserving of airtime, i.e. as little as possible.

And there wasn't even any Iron Maiden there? Apparently that shitty One Direction "band" was there. How can you even give this any credibility?

I even listened to the new Muse song. I guess I'll have to write them off now as they couldn't hold out much with The Resistance and it doesn't look like they'll do well here either. I really hate the popularity of dubstep. It's a genre with very little innovation that was blown out of proportion. This genre is certainly nothing like prog rock that still lives today in various forms.
They're certainly an alternative band, but even I don't agree with their ideas about Dubstep and Metal.

Dubstep I certainly don't see right with. It might have been alright if they were doing something different with dubstep but... they're not really doing anything special. It's that same obnoxious noise that I hear from other dubstep.

I have an idea for another post later on so stay tuned.
Ok, I don't, so there's little point in reading mine...

It's all about Winter loving.

Tempting, right?
I must have played for all of an hour on Sunday, when usually, if there is no cricket, I'll play for 5-6 hours.

I may not be into sports but cricket is a nice priority. As for me, I don't mind spending 12 hours with my friends over at that Liverpool shop on Saturdays.

At 8/14/12 03:27 AM, Haggard wrote: Real life level up!
31!
Only one day late to claim this achievement.

Happy belated birthday then.

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At 8/13/12 04:39 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/12/12 01:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote: I think, the brainwashing just works better in North Korea.
"Thank you. It was cold down there on the floor..."
The human brain is good in denying unpleasant things.
Or things that just can't be believeable

Like the death strip, for example.

11 gold (thanks to Field Hockey) to 13 south korean gold. Close, but not good enough.
However, 44 medals in total is NOT even close to what was expected from official side: 80 medals+. LOL!
I was thoroughly impressed with team GB's performance in the Olympics, from the athletes themselves, to the behind the scenes crew, which made this a very successful and enjoyable games.

But the IOC failed big time on a few occasions. Like, disqualifying the wrong athlete, or "forgetting" to deduct points for a mistake in Gymnastics.

At 8/13/12 10:05 AM, Bahamut wrote: Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.

The Paralympics will start in a few weeks.

At 8/12/12 01:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/12/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: I hardly feel like reviewing at all. It's to the point where I've put my review site on hold until I can truly get it off the ground. Well, that and I feel my parents don't deserve to know what I do on the internet.
I've been there myself. Not reviewing anything because I didn't feel like it. At the same time I was telling myself that, I "didn't have the time", when in reality, all I did was sitting in front of the PC, not doing anything. >_>
I have loads of free time but I spend it all just lazing around on the laptop. I should earn medals on here, I should make more icons but nope, all I'm doing is being a lazy fuck. I suppose video games and TV are great ways to make yourself lazy.

The TV is to blame. It's like, if you turn it on, one hour has passed in just a blink of an eye.

On the other hand, it may not be a smart move to piss of a dragon.
No fucking shit, Sherlock!

I have my bright moments.

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Thanks!

At 8/14/12 01:42 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/14/12 03:27 AM, Haggard wrote: Real life level up!
31!
Happy belated birthday then.

Thanks!


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Coop greets Clock Day with a little (muted) fanfare. Congratulations to:
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At 8/14/12 04:09 AM, Criminal-23 wrote:
At 8/13/12 04:39 AM, Coop wrote: I wouldn't call it a flute - they have the capability of playing more than one note, after all.
Aye, that's true. It appears there are no accurate alternatives for the word 'whistle', or is there?

Well, if there were, it wouldn't be a whistle, would it?

At 8/14/12 01:42 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/14/12 02:56 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/13/12 10:05 AM, Bahamut wrote: Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.
Burden? Lighten up, we won!
If that's what you call winning... Well, nothing to see here.

Some people just can't see the wood for the trees.

Can't say I like Status Quo all that much. They only have a few standout songs and the rest is highly forgettable and even now they're still recording new albums. AC/DC may fall to repetition but they at least were able to write a fair amount of good tunes.
It was one of the few things that I disliked about the Olympics. Their song "Now you're a winner", or whatever bollocks it was called kept getting played, despite the fact that it's the same as most of their other works and therefore as deserving of airtime, i.e. as little as possible.
And there wasn't even any Iron Maiden there? Apparently that shitty One Direction "band" was there. How can you even give this any credibility?

Because I'm enthusiastic and I don't think that anything that is not metal is not music. Seriously, I dislike Madonna, but she just writes music and songs that I don't like. She's got to be good, because otherwise she would not sell so many records.

I even listened to the new Muse song. I guess I'll have to write them off now as they couldn't hold out much with The Resistance and it doesn't look like they'll do well here either. I really hate the popularity of dubstep. It's a genre with very little innovation that was blown out of proportion. This genre is certainly nothing like prog rock that still lives today in various forms.
They're certainly an alternative band, but even I don't agree with their ideas about Dubstep and Metal.
Dubstep I certainly don't see right with. It might have been alright if they were doing something different with dubstep but... they're not really doing anything special. It's that same obnoxious noise that I hear from other dubstep.

I do hate that sound that they use for Dubstep. I'll stick to Metal and Rock, because we don't need a New Metal, the old one is perfectly healthy and happy.

It's all about Winter loving.

Tempting, right?
I must have played for all of an hour on Sunday, when usually, if there is no cricket, I'll play for 5-6 hours.
I may not be into sports but cricket is a nice priority. As for me, I don't mind spending 12 hours with my friends over at that Liverpool shop on Saturdays.

Ah, MTG. I remember playing that, though with cricket, it's gone off the boil, somewhat.

At 8/15/12 02:19 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/13/12 04:39 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/12/12 01:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/12/12 10:43 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/10/12 02:17 PM, Haggard wrote: I think, the brainwashing just works better in North Korea.
"Thank you. It was cold down there on the floor..."
The human brain is good in denying unpleasant things.
Or things that just can't be believeable
Like the death strip, for example.

Quite.

11 gold (thanks to Field Hockey) to 13 south korean gold. Close, but not good enough.
However, 44 medals in total is NOT even close to what was expected from official side: 80 medals+. LOL!
I was thoroughly impressed with team GB's performance in the Olympics, from the athletes themselves, to the behind the scenes crew, which made this a very successful and enjoyable games.
But the IOC failed big time on a few occasions. Like, disqualifying the wrong athlete, or "forgetting" to deduct points for a mistake in Gymnastics.

Hey, we're still proud that we got Bronze in the team Gymnastics. Silver would have been incredible...


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29,000 posts!

I was hoping to make 30k before the end of 2012 but due to decline of activity on the BBS overall, it's not easy to make over 10 posts a day. Infact, I only find myself doing half of that these days. If I was to estimate when 30k will happen, I'll say February 2013. I'll have 30k EXP well before that happens.

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At 8/15/12 02:19 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/13/12 10:05 AM, Bahamut wrote: Are the Olympics over and done with already? If so, good! I'm glad the burden is put behind us all now.
The Paralympics will start in a few weeks.

At least the MAIN burden is over.

I have loads of free time but I spend it all just lazing around on the laptop. I should earn medals on here, I should make more icons but nope, all I'm doing is being a lazy fuck. I suppose video games and TV are great ways to make yourself lazy.
The TV is to blame. It's like, if you turn it on, one hour has passed in just a blink of an eye.

Well, I don't use TV itself to watch TV shows. I would if Futurama wouldn't take a fucking eternity for new episodes to be aired over here. At least Red Dwarf X is only a few months away.

At 8/15/12 03:47 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/14/12 01:42 PM, Bahamut wrote: If that's what you call winning... Well, nothing to see here.
Some people just can't see the wood for the trees.

Just remember, second place is a fancy word for losing. Wait, if we're third then what does that suggest?

And there wasn't even any Iron Maiden there? Apparently that shitty One Direction "band" was there. How can you even give this any credibility?
Because I'm enthusiastic and I don't think that anything that is not metal is not music. Seriously, I dislike Madonna, but she just writes music and songs that I don't like. She's got to be good, because otherwise she would not sell so many records.

It's not that there's non-metal music being played. There would be the odd notable rock artist there but on the other hand, if they cannot give any credit to heavy metal, then simply, FUCK YOU! Unless of course, all the big acts like Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath simply said no to this tripe. I know for a fact that David Bowie and The Rolling Stones declined and I'll say good on them. I'm willing to assume everyone who was there did it for the money.

Dubstep I certainly don't see right with. It might have been alright if they were doing something different with dubstep but... they're not really doing anything special. It's that same obnoxious noise that I hear from other dubstep.
I do hate that sound that they use for Dubstep. I'll stick to Metal and Rock, because we don't need a New Metal, the old one is perfectly healthy and happy.

Last time we had nu metal, it sucked balls.

I may not be into sports but cricket is a nice priority. As for me, I don't mind spending 12 hours with my friends over at that Liverpool shop on Saturdays.
Ah, MTG. I remember playing that, though with cricket, it's gone off the boil, somewhat.

Eh, standard format can be a bit of a hassle if you're not active in Magic.

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