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by RockDoctor
Mon May 10, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Security certificate expired
Replies: 13
Views: 6538

Re: Security certificate expired

Cody wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 8:27 am <chortles> The cycling proficiency test is a very dim memory!
I misread the rules and did my cycling proficiency test at the bottom of the swimming pool.
by RockDoctor
Sun May 09, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Security certificate expired
Replies: 13
Views: 6538

Re: Security certificate expired

Cody wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:52 pm We had a certificate? That's news to me!
Yeah. Riding 100m in a straight line WITHOUT training wheels.
And without falling off.
Twice.
by RockDoctor
Sat May 08, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Security certificate expired
Replies: 13
Views: 6538

Re: Security certificate expired

Error code: SEC_ERROR_EXPIRED_CERTIFICATE
The certificate is down again. At least, just now it was. Does someone have the remote reboot stick, or shall I launch the thermonuclear reset?
by RockDoctor
Sat May 08, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Let's have 5 examples of sci-fi "terrorist-like" attacks, regardless if they succeeded or not, i.e. defused, or abandoned. You know the drill, one per "universe"/author, books, games, movies, series, or other media. One of the current Star Trek Reboot series starts off with a &q...
by RockDoctor
Thu May 06, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Not so cute, but maybe John Cooper Clarke's poem " (I Married A) Monster From Outer Space " might count? I fell in love with an alien being Whose skin was jelly – whose teeth were green She had the big bug eyes and the death-ray glare Feet like water wings – purple hair I was over the moo...
by RockDoctor
Thu May 06, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Has this message, uhhh torus-jumped from another thread? ISTR seeing it in an OXP thread a day or so ago. Is the database (behind the phpBB) feeling a bit poorly? Anyway .... Right. Well if you are suffering from chiplessness/crisplessness and desperately looking for something to do, please sneak a ...
by RockDoctor
Wed May 05, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 704
Views: 317043

Re: Quote of the week!

I now have visions of a Black Monks Gunship landing on the Old Trafford pitch and causing chaos! During the Krikket World Cup, final over? I'm not sure I'm quite up to speed on these various ball games. The aim is to hide the ball inside one of the players, isn't it? In which case, the solution in ...
by RockDoctor
Tue May 04, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 704
Views: 317043

Re: Quote of the week!

Cody wrote: Mon May 03, 2021 6:22 pm
The Premier League is to bring in a new owners' charter to stop future attempts to join a breakaway Super League.
Wasn't the Premier League itself a breakaway league?
Can't we just put out a contract on them with the Black Monks?
by RockDoctor
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Disembodied wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:38 am
spud42 wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:33 am Red Dwarf. Dave Lister
Dave Lister would definitely qualify. That makes three.
I think Rimmer would disagree with the "intelligent" criterion.
by RockDoctor
Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale
Replies: 23
Views: 10987

Re: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale

There's already a Serenity somewhere in the OXPs, Is that in Staer9's "Shipset" OXP? No, it's an old-style OXP which doesn't work through the OXP manager. Box (where the OXP is stored) is playing up. Or maybe Staer9's account / files have gone? From Staer9's profile page : Last active : 2...
by RockDoctor
Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale
Replies: 23
Views: 10987

Re: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale

I'll get that OXP while my hangover is unhanging.
by RockDoctor
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

RockDoctor wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:28 pm Well, my reading of "Hothouse" was that ...
Also, I'm far enough from the poisoned chalice to fight for my proposition.
by RockDoctor
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 6213
Views: 1104929

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Well, my reading of "Hothouse" was that as the enhanced intelligence settled in and allowed Gren to be more successful in their literal struggle for survival, Gren becomes more accepting of the morel symbiont. Also later, Poyly, deliberately positions herself over their sleeping child so t...
by RockDoctor
Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale
Replies: 23
Views: 10987

Re: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale

Pictures are on Flickr A quick question - were these all take on on the same camera and lens? It should be something the software can deal with, but I should have asked earlier. Changes in focus shouldn't make much odds, but going from fisheye to telescope in one set would probably make life more c...
by RockDoctor
Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale
Replies: 23
Views: 10987

Re: Spaceship Found in a Car Boot Sale

Pictures are on Flickr - I would prefer not to leave them there indefinitely, please let me know when you have what you want. I've listed it on eBay, so I may not be able to take more pictures if someone buys it quickly. https://www.flickr.com/photos/150868539@N02/albums/72157719018692862 This is s...