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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Disembodied » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:36 pm

Picking fruit is more fun than you think, jobseekers told
(NB: this advice may be coming from someone whose only experience of picking fruit is in Waitrose)

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:32 pm

Re: Elite source code...
You can always have a look at the source code for Oolite instead, as a sort of poor-mans substitute for the real thing.
There's nothing poor about it, at least if you're playing it right. Right on, Commander!

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by another_commander » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:36 am

Cody, where are these last two from?

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:47 am

From the commentards on this El Reg article.

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:27 am

It is thought that rates of [drug] use are higher among clubbers and festivalgoers than the population as a whole.
You don't say!

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Disembodied » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:37 am

I have broken more Elton John records, he seems to have a lot of records. And I, by the way, I don’t have a musical instrument. I don’t have a guitar or an organ. No organ. Elton has an organ. And lots of other people helping. No we’ve broken a lot of records. We’ve broken virtually every record. Because you know, look, I only need this space. They need much more room. For basketball, for hockey and all of the sports, they need a lot of room. We don’t need it. We have people in that space. So we break all of these records. Really we do it without like, the musical instruments. This is the only musical: the mouth. And hopefully the brain attached to the mouth. Right? The brain, more important than the mouth, is the brain. The brain is much more important.

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:32 pm

WTF? That can only be the Orange One!

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Disembodied » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:51 pm

Yes, it's a verbatim quote of Donald Trump complimenting himself on his own rhetorical skills. "The brain is much more important", indeed - even though, as he so wisely points out, its attachment to the mouth may be open to question.

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:42 pm

Five daughters of hereditary peers are to challenge a law that stops them from being elected to the House of Lords.
They are taking the government to the European Court of Human Rights in a bid to end the system of male primogeniture which has resulted in almost all titles being passed to male heirs.
I've got a simpler solution - scrap the lot of them!

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by RockDoctor » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:58 pm

Disembodied wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:51 pm
Yes, it's a verbatim quote of Donald Trump complimenting himself on his own rhetorical skills.
Remembering the words that come out of his mouth for more than three seconds? Longer than he can do himself. That's cruel! Crueler than pulling the wings off (sorry, considering the forum, "oof") flies. And much more ethically defensible.
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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Disembodied » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:46 am

It should have been obvious - I thought it would be obvious - but I would like to clarify, just in case it wasn't. In a key sentence in my remarks, I said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." The sentence should have been: I don't see any reason why I wouldn't - or why it wouldn't be Russia. So just to repeat it, I said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." And the sentence should have been - and I thought it would be maybe a little bit unclear on the transcript or unclear on the actual video - the sentence should have been: I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia. Sort of a double negative.

So you can put that in, and I think that probably clarifies things pretty good by itself.

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by CaptSolo » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:37 pm

It should have been obvious - I thought it would be obvious - but I would like to clarify, just in case it wasn't. In a key sentence in my remarks, I said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." The sentence should have been: I don't see any reason why I wouldn't - or why it wouldn't be Russia. So just to repeat it, I said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." And the sentence should have been - and I thought it would be maybe a little bit unclear on the transcript or unclear on the actual video - the sentence should have been: I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia. Sort of a double negative.

So you can put that in, and I think that probably clarifies things pretty good by itself.
"I don't see any reason why I wouldn't {f***, not right... fix it} - or why it wouldn't {getting tired of this s***, damn them} be Russia."

"So you can put that in {wish I could tell them all where to put it}, and I think that probably {f***, probably?} clarifies things pretty good by itself."

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:50 pm

<chortles> Trump Derangement Syndrome? <guffaws>

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Cody » Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:09 pm

A Massive, Black Sarcophagus Has Been Unearthed in Egypt, And Nobody Knows Who's Inside
... it revealed three skeletons and red-brown sewage water, which gave off an unbearable stench.[...]they initially lifted the lid of the tomb by just 5cm before the pungent odour forced them from the inspection scene entirely.

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Re: Quote of the week!

Post by Disembodied » Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:38 pm

A mind-controlling parasite found in cat feces may give people the courage they need to become entrepreneurs

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