If you've had trouble posting recently then don't worry, you're not alone, but we know why. It would appear to be the fault of some people in China spamming the board and trying to post (I kid you not) Lou Bega MP3s at a rate of 270000 an hour. So the board is going to shut down later today for a bit of weasel work but it'll be back up asap. In the meantime there's always this
deep_stoat 9:30, reply
Reply here if you... oh.
Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes update: the production crew have managed to knock down three walls, one of them a medieval dry stone wall. Luckily dry stone walls look much the same knocked down as they do still standing, so it might be ok.
In a small town in N Wales called Denbigh over the past six months, with the shady owner of a girls boarding school (calm down Spank). Greg was seeing a local woman of ill repute up here from some time, apparently everything bar her occupation made the national press?
soapy_handerton 15:50, reply
He was a little surprised to find they were unisex but was settling down in a cubicle for a posh piss when he was interrupted by elephantine farting from the next cubicle followed by proper pebble dashing of the toilet. When he heard the bolt go back he had to peek round his door to see who could have made such an incredible noise - of course, it had to be, Gloria Hunniford.
deep_stoat 14:39, reply
and the conversation inevitably led to discussing how she'd coped with the death of her daughter. by the end of it my ex was a blubbering mess and hugely embarrassed to be in such a state, but said gloria was wonderfully understanding and really lovely about it. So, although she might occasionally blow some serious mud, she's generally very nice
car_snow_gin 15:04, reply
And look at all those posters/lurkers who are no longer posting. Not like it was, once was fields, corn laws, woooosh
chestrockwell 16:01, reply
haha! been literally days since someone posted that
car_snow_gin 17:15, reply
Jon Fat Beast has died. If you ever played at the Bull and Gate (or went to see Carter) then you'll know who I mean. Shame, the music scene needed more people like him not less. Or is it fewer? I really don't care.
And yes, he did look a bit like Kuato in Total Recall.
deep_stoat 12:53, reply
Fewer characters=less interest.
Fewer strokes=less irritation.
thebestnameshavegone 0:14, reply
Apart from making a sentence ugly I've never seen a practical example where incorrect use leads to the wrong conclusion.
However, the Typeface / font argument is very much still alive in my world.
deep_stoat 8:27, reply