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  • EMarkM 30 Aug 2013 12:51:08 3,793 posts
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    @the_dudefather Heh :)
  • chopsen 30 Aug 2013 13:19:02 16,937 posts
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    You Can't Be Too Careful.
  • senso-ji 3 Sep 2013 13:33:15 6,368 posts
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    Man who raped woman may have contracted HIV from her
  • Psychotext 3 Sep 2013 13:46:17 56,999 posts
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    I really, really hope he has.
  • Bremenacht 3 Sep 2013 13:53:03 21,458 posts
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    He'll probably try to sue her.
  • Carlo 3 Sep 2013 14:15:30 18,384 posts
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    the_dudefather wrote:
    Action news!
    Meanwhile, in retarded Great Britain...
  • localnotail 4 Sep 2013 18:44:01 23,084 posts
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    Houses of Parliament officially full of wankers.
  • Trowel 6 Sep 2013 13:41:21 18,606 posts
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    Russian cosmonaut quits for "more interesting job"
  • sport 6 Sep 2013 14:37:04 12,972 posts
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    I didn't realize Fruit was our PM.
  • Trafford 8 Sep 2013 00:42:53 6,718 posts
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    Testicle eating fish found in Paris

    Edited by Trafford at 00:43:32 08-09-2013
  • Ziz0u 9 Sep 2013 08:57:08 8,813 posts
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    Crash in Pinelands, Durban, South Africa

  • Ziz0u 9 Sep 2013 08:58:52 8,813 posts
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    22 dead
  • Nexus_6 9 Sep 2013 09:02:06 3,926 posts
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-23994131
  • Mr-Brett 9 Sep 2013 10:22:41 13,261 posts
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    That crash is brutal :(
    I hope we get automated systems working soon.

    On a lighter note: Feral Pig Steals 18 beers and picks a fight with ha cow.
  • DFawkes 9 Sep 2013 10:29:46 25,492 posts
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    Nexus_6 wrote:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-23994131
    I quite enjoy Star Trek, but if that sort of thing is involved in being a true fan, I think I'll pass and watch a soap. No-one into that sort of thing on those. Then I'll watch some classic Animal Hospital, followed by some of Gary Glitter's greatest hits. Wholesome family entertainment for all.

    Seriously, is everyone that's ever been on TV into that sort of thing? It's a bit disturbing.

    Edited by DFawkes at 10:33:10 09-09-2013
  • Tom_Servo 9 Sep 2013 14:13:03 18,082 posts
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    107 year-old man killed in shootout with police
  • sirtacos 10 Sep 2013 01:48:05 7,438 posts
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    In a perverse way, there's more dignity to it than dying in a retirement house whilst shitting in a colostomy bag. Not many centenarians get to go out with a bang.
    So... good for him, I guess.

    Edited by sirtacos at 01:48:42 10-09-2013
  • RightBean 10 Sep 2013 02:00:03 701 posts
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    I agree with sirtacos
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 10 Sep 2013 08:04:29 41,735 posts
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    These three girls can exorcise me any day!
  • Immaterial 10 Sep 2013 12:42:07 1,755 posts
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    'nurturing' link to shrivelled balls.
  • Psychotext 10 Sep 2013 12:46:02 56,999 posts
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    So wait... they didn't think to test testosterone levels at the same time as measuring bollock size?
  • X201 11 Sep 2013 12:34:40 16,388 posts
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    Man advertises cat on Craigslist to find owner after accidentally stealing him while drunk



    http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/11/man-advertises-cat-on-craigslist-to-find-owner-after-accidentally-stealing-him-while-drunk-3958558/
  • Deleted user 11 September 2013 14:52:19
    There's an article on Yahoo about Brian Cox and time travel that got me thinking (oh crap, Yahoo article makes someone think!), haven't we been doing it since we got on the back of an horse? Getting from A - B faster than your legs can carry you is a form of time travel isn't it? I mean, if you walk/run from your position to a distance of say 100 miles away then that'll probably take you a few days, but jump on a horse (which lets face it, is the first wet time travel machine) or on/in any other vehicle then you'll arrive at your destination a lot quicker.

    Now tell me I'm wrong! :D
  • Nexus_6 11 Sep 2013 14:57:22 3,926 posts
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    You're wrong.
  • Deleted user 11 September 2013 14:59:57
    Nexus_6 wrote:
    You're wrong.
    And you have evidence of my wrongness I suppose?

    Edited by DOOMologist at 15:00:24 11-09-2013
  • nickthegun 11 Sep 2013 15:00:39 63,446 posts
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    Technically, by jumping on the horse, you are time travelling as gravity affects time the further away you are from earth, so if you spent your life on a tall horse, you would be slightly younger than if you had spent it on the ground.

    So, by complete accident, he is kind of right.
  • Deleted user 11 September 2013 15:05:25
    nickthegun wrote:
    Technically, by jumping on the horse, you are time travelling as gravity affects time the further away you are from earth, so if you spent your life on a tall horse, you would be slightly younger than if you had spent it on the ground.

    So, by complete accident, he is kind of right.
    Accident! :mad:
  • DFawkes 11 Sep 2013 15:06:18 25,492 posts
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    Doesn't relativity or something also mean time will pass differently when you speed along on a horse, relative to someone walking? An insanely slight difference, but a difference none the less.
  • Deleted user 11 September 2013 15:09:39
    You're not travelling in time, though. You're travelling relative to time as it is to someone stationary on Earth. Plus you'll be talking something like travelling relative to time as a fraction of a fraction of a fraction. I could work out the maths, but I'm just going to do a random guesstimate and say it would make 0.1x10^-1000s difference, which would eventually be offset by the fact that everything averages out due to differing altitudes. So jumping on a horse at an altitude of 100ft would probably be the same as just being at 105ft.
  • the_dudefather 11 Sep 2013 15:09:46 9,600 posts
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    I can travel through tim, but I can only go at the rate of 1 hour an hour
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