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Forum: Non WoT Discussion Today, 01:38 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ok, I stopped reading after that. funny as hell,...

ok, I stopped reading after that. funny as hell, even more so because you seem to be earnest.

According to the PISA...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-26-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
it would work best if they were all gay.

it would work best if they were all gay.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-26-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
EU and refugees

Reuters (http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/26/europe-migrants-idUSL8N0ZC01Q20150626)

So, for those of you that don't know, the EU Southern countries, particularly Italy and Greece have been...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-23-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Well that sucks :( At least we still have...

Well that sucks :(

At least we still have John Williams (Star Wars, Jaws, Harry Potter, ET and so on)

I'm gonna be listening to some of Horner's music today :)
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 06-08-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Read A Brave New World, I dare you... That...

Read A Brave New World, I dare you...

That said, this sort of thing depends so much on the author. I mean, I was an avid Tarzan fan as a teenager and while the female characters aren't exactly...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-08-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Dilbert

I don't know if I've been at an office job too long or if they got new writers but the Dilberts these past months have been really top notch.

This one encompasses pretty much all forums:...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 06-08-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ooh, cool! I bought City of Stairs last I was in...

ooh, cool! I bought City of Stairs last I was in a bookstore (it had a "recommended by the staff" card on it, gotta love the ABC in Amsterdam), haven't gotten round to reading it yet though.

The...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-08-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I had to google what qualifies as "craft beer"...

I had to google what qualifies as "craft beer" and apparently the definition is fluid (ha! punny!) which makes recommendations tricksy.

Personally, I enjoy the Belgian "double" beers, La Trappe...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-29-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I think the main difference is that DQ lacks the...

I think the main difference is that DQ lacks the element of fantastical (that's outside of the main character's head). Monte Cristo is all about the mysterious and rather far-fetched nature of his...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-29-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
You have a point. But Don Quixote was delusional....

You have a point. But Don Quixote was delusional. He *thought* he was a hero, but he had neither the physical capacity nor the monetary status to actually be one. He didn't have any superpowers...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-29-2015, 04:45 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
It's funny, I'd never really thought about it but...

It's funny, I'd never really thought about it but the Count of Monte Christo is possibly the earliest modern superhero. He's basically Batman. A super rich and secretive guy who battles against...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-29-2015, 01:31 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
For a bit of a change of pace. I started The...

For a bit of a change of pace. I started The Black Count by Tom Reiss. It's a biography of Alexandre Dumas' (author of The Count of Monte Christo, The Three Musketeers and sequels) father, who was a...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 574
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you also did a very interesting quote job. made...

you also did a very interesting quote job. made me go back and double check my own post :p

But, back on topic, for your training, are you going to adjust your nutrition as well? if so, any...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-27-2015, 04:21 AM
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Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I finished "The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real...

I finished "The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic" by Emily Croy Barker yesterday. It was very different from what I expected from the blurb on the back, and the first 50 pages or so were also a...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-27-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 574
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
You know, it's weird. The knee was acting up...

You know, it's weird. The knee was acting up again because I'd been doing a spring clean i.e. regular household chores - you know, vacuuming, gardening, tidying etc; but then for like half a day...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-26-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 574
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I've actually been cycling more than usual lately...

I've actually been cycling more than usual lately and it hasn't had a positive effect on the knee. As far as I can tell it's not had a negative effect either, so at least that's good.

Overall...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-26-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 574
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I don't have much to add to what Dav already said...

I don't have much to add to what Dav already said - it depends a lot on your body and how it works.

I do have a question though: anyone here that's into fitness and balance excercises? I've...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-21-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Finished! I must say, I liked book #2 the...

Finished!

I must say, I liked book #2 the best. Of course, my judgement may be clouded by the fact that I was somewhat sleep deprived while reading #3. I found particularly the ending a bit......
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-21-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 334
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oh that's awesome! it's a sea horse. :p ...

oh that's awesome!

it's a sea horse.
:p

We actually had an environmental activist say - and I kid you not - that we disturb the seal population by creating an artificial feeding ground for...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-20-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 334
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
They can't prove that because the seals swim away...

They can't prove that because the seals swim away as soon as they hear any noise :p

They tried to prove it in a controlled environment - in a pool - but all the test subjects escaped before they...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-19-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ah, sorry, McClellan as Gonzo said. I was...

ah, sorry, McClellan as Gonzo said. I was responding to my own post where I mentioned that I'd started the book so :p

Powder mage is the name of the trilogy. the first book is called Promise of...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-18-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
well I just disappeared into a dark hole for the...

well I just disappeared into a dark hole for the weekend. Am now halfway through the final book of the Powder Mage trilogy.

I must say - for me - this is the perfect combination of military...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 05-12-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,223
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I recently finished The Winter Witch by Paula...

I recently finished The Winter Witch by Paula Brackston - really evocative, atmospheric writing. It was a bit more fanatastical realism than actual fantasy, I thought; as a literary experience quite...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-08-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 980
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
aww, a fellow appreciator of Napoleon's civil law...

aww, a fellow appreciator of Napoleon's civil law code.

:rolleyes:

I am SO going to Waterloo on June 18th. Nerdgasm like you wouldn't believe...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 05-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
and they look funny at me when I mention going to...

and they look funny at me when I mention going to Waterloo on June 18th because 200 years.

The other day Dai had to/got to loan a synthesizer from a buddy of his (and not any synth either, that's...
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