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  • Psychotext 7 May 2014 16:02:15 54,301 posts
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    Licky Joe
  • Load_2.0 7 May 2014 16:12:51 19,354 posts
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    Billy McToucher.
  • Dougs 7 May 2014 16:13:38 68,038 posts
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    Zomoniac wrote:
    jablonski wrote:
    MyFitnessPal.

    I can't make dinner anymore without being grilled afterwards by my girlfriend about every tiny fucking ingredient that went in it.
    Surely she should be adding it as it's been made? I weigh and add each ingredient as it gets prepared, much easier.
    Really? I'm all for watching what you eat, but does this not take things a little far....
  • billythekid 7 May 2014 16:14:49 11,146 posts
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    Tony Blair
  • Nexus_6 7 May 2014 16:14:56 3,882 posts
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    Rolf Harass
  • Psychotext 7 May 2014 16:15:53 54,301 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    Really? I'm all for watching what you eat, but does this not take things a little far....
    It's all about the macros. If you want obsessive you should see how some bodybuilders go about it.
  • sport 7 May 2014 17:16:39 12,758 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    Dougs wrote:
    Really? I'm all for watching what you eat, but does this not take things a little far....
    It's all about the macros. If you want obsessive you should see how some bodybuilders go about it.
    Protein / bicep or GTFO!!
  • kinky_mong 7 May 2014 18:23:45 10,352 posts
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    Ray P. Bastard

    All the eurogamers who actually play with each other on xbl rather than just post pseudointellectual pc handwringing bollocks on the forums, love the shit out of biggy.

  • twelveways 7 May 2014 18:36:57 4,031 posts
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    Can anyone tell me what this company actually does?

    http://www.happen.com/what-we-do
  • Dougs 7 May 2014 18:39:42 68,038 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    Dougs wrote:
    Really? I'm all for watching what you eat, but does this not take things a little far....
    It's all about the macros. If you want obsessive you should see how some bodybuilders go about it.
    And that's fine if you're competing or something, but just your average bloke wanting to keep the weight off?
  • TheMayorOfJugs 7 May 2014 18:40:17 3,660 posts
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    Mercenary management it looks like.

    You pay them, they tell you what to do, charge you shitloads for their expertise, get their buddies contracts to make the changes to your business, leave you in crippling debt, and disappear from your life forever, even though they promised you'd always be together and elope to the Phillipines and have a private ceremony on the beach.

    Bastards.
  • twelveways 7 May 2014 18:41:45 4,031 posts
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    Kitchen Nightmares with a bill?
  • TheMayorOfJugs 7 May 2014 18:44:58 3,660 posts
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    Ya I think so.

    There's a company around here that will offer to merchandise your stuff in store, but tell you you have to pay for extensions and shelving and stuff, and they'll install it and lay it out nice, according to their expert sales knowledge. You can cut your costs by signing up to a supply contract with them, and their stuff will be overpriced, and delivery days are non negotiable and things like that.

    Arseholes, well and truly, most of them. It's a good scam though.
  • twelveways 7 May 2014 18:54:10 4,031 posts
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    They want to interview me about the future of children in China. Bit weird right? I thought it was an academic thing as I am a teacher but now I have checked their website I think otherwise.

    What kind of fee do you think I should ask for?
  • CosmicFuzz 7 May 2014 18:56:29 24,562 posts
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    At least 3 Chinese children I'd have thought.

    Everyone knows Jack Thompson - but how did he become the game-blaming activist he is today? Read Part One of my new mini-series!

  • BeardedGamerUK 7 May 2014 18:59:15 1,463 posts
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    BDaggers.
  • TheMayorOfJugs 7 May 2014 18:59:38 3,660 posts
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    Hahaha :D

    Seems they're a bit different to the 'innovators' I'm used to.
    Do you know other teachers who have done anything similar?

    Thats sounds bonkers.
  • CosmicFuzz 7 May 2014 19:06:16 24,562 posts
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    Sitting on the bus home and I think I have a xenomorph in my stomach. Either that or a big poo.

    Everyone knows Jack Thompson - but how did he become the game-blaming activist he is today? Read Part One of my new mini-series!

  • twelveways 7 May 2014 19:17:18 4,031 posts
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    A guy I used to work with put them on to me, he told me it was research for a 'book or something'. It's for a girl he knows.

    I've emailed them asking for more info about what it is for and how my input will be used, as well as if I will be compensated
  • Psychotext 7 May 2014 19:30:30 54,301 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    And that's fine if you're competing or something, but just your average bloke wanting to keep the weight off?
    Largely irrelevant on the whole, but who is to say she's not some sort of sportsperson or something. Yeah, I know.
  • sport 7 May 2014 19:42:16 12,758 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    Dougs wrote:
    And that's fine if you're competing or something, but just your average bloke wanting to keep the weight off?
    Largely irrelevant on the whole, but who is to say she's not some sort of sportsperson or something. Yeah, I know.
    You should always be competing. If not professionally, then at least against the rest of the blokes in your department for the attention of Tracy from Accounts.
  • prawnking1980 7 May 2014 19:46:37 4,622 posts
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    Really think the dementia advert where they sing a song missed a trick by not doing Never Forget by Take That.
  • Psychotext 7 May 2014 20:08:47 54,301 posts
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    I think they're trying to distance themselves from the whole "dementia = memory problems" angle... given it really doesn't.
  • thelzdking 7 May 2014 20:48:34 4,367 posts
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    Some UKIP thing on Sky News right now. Farage is doing his best to make his party not look like they are mostly made up of a bunch of pre-deluge Tory racists by making sure that most of the people around him on stage are non-white.
  • TheMayorOfJugs 7 May 2014 20:51:46 3,660 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    I think they're trying to distance themselves from the whole "dementia = memory problems" angle... given it really doesn't.
    Exactly, play through the the dementia side of The Shivering Isles, it's more like depression and paranoia.
  • Mola_Ram 8 May 2014 03:23:23 7,441 posts
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    Not too get EG going on one of its long discussions of toilet etiquette again. But I'm at uni, gone to the bog, and someone has pissed on the seat. As in, the seat is down, and there are numerous yellow droplets of piss, right there on the seat.

    I mean, what in the fuck. Do they really need to put a sign up there saying "please do not leave piss where other people are fucking going to be sitting"?!? Has it really come to this?
  • mrpon 8 May 2014 07:14:50 28,995 posts
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    "at uni" - keywords here.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • jablonski 8 May 2014 07:58:15 4,202 posts
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    Zomoniac wrote:
    jablonski wrote:
    MyFitnessPal.

    I can't make dinner anymore without being grilled afterwards by my girlfriend about every tiny fucking ingredient that went in it.
    Surely she should be adding it as it's been made? I weigh and add each ingredient as it gets prepared, much easier.
    Oh yeah I'd love that - looking over my shoulder through the whole process
  • jablonski 8 May 2014 08:00:48 4,202 posts
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    Mola_Ram wrote:
    Not too get EG going on one of its long discussions of toilet etiquette again. But I'm at uni, gone to the bog, and someone has pissed on the seat. As in, the seat is down, and there are numerous yellow droplets of piss, right there on the seat.

    I mean, what in the fuck. Do they really need to put a sign up there saying "please do not leave piss where other people are fucking going to be sitting"?!? Has it really come to this?
    This is an everyday problem if you use public toilets.

    It's when the hoverers shit on the seat when I lose my temper
  • Bremenacht 8 May 2014 08:53:34 18,458 posts
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    It's wall-plasterers I don't like. It's difficult to relax knowing all that is behind you.
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