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D'ivers Fuckwits
34 years old
August 8, 1985
Ulster, disputed zone, British Empire.

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  1. google hangouts or similar

    24 March 2020 - 08:00 PM

    trying to organise a few big online meets, with family and friends and the like.

    whilst Zoom sounds good, its limited to 40 mins?

    is google hangouts still useful, what was the upper limit on it when we used to do them? how do you even start one? is it like a chat room and pass out an invite or do i just keep inviting people?

    tell me what to do!!

    we want to have a virtual engagement party for all Nualas SA friends this weekend basically, I'm trying to orgnaise
  2. Lock down Mafia?

    22 March 2020 - 12:35 PM

    Any interest in a game?
  3. 2020 Resolutions

    01 January 2020 - 07:35 PM

    its that time of the year again.

    we lay out ambitious goals that we have no real intentions of achieving

    Big definable targets:

    - Finish apartment (we are in but its no where near complete)
    - Get the Driving Range open
    - The majority of the working year be done on a 4 day week
    - Build my Workshop

    Generic Life styles :

    - Get a bit fitter (as usual)
    - Save some more money
    - Keep learning German
    - Write/ draw something on a regular basis (unlikely but we can hope)

    Personal goals

    - Run a 10k
    - Build and sell a piece of furniture from scratch
    - Avoid drawing from savings at all (pretty much wiped them out last year, that was driving range/apartment related in my defense)
  4. December Book club of Gods and Shadow

    27 November 2019 - 08:54 PM

    Ok people

    December book is

    Gods of Jade and Shadow: by Silvia Moreno-Garcia


    spoiler blocks for everything you post please, with a label for what chapter up to it covers!
  5. Book club #4. SENLIN ASCENDS, STARTS 31st Oct

    23 October 2019 - 06:14 AM

    With Apty McAptersonface stepping down from running the book club, I'll try and step in.

    One thing I think will alter is just one thread per book, and we'll operate on the spoiler tag option.
    Purely because if the book club continued the OTher Lit forum will be clogged with our stuff.
    Ideally this will eventually be a busy enough club that we sub forum it, but so far there's only been a few for each book.

    I would say this uptake is a dual pronged problem. I (personally) find it very difficult to stick to the weekly deadlines, either having no time and dropping off behind, or having enough time to read, in which case I plough on as it's not in my nature to stop mid point in a book if I have time to carry on.

    Hence my thinking of yes, we have suggested weekly reading areas and discussion breaks, just one thread so if someone reads on they can post their thoughts/questions in separate spoiler tag chunks that people can read as they catch up.
    The second problem I think is some people had already read the choices and didn't want to reread or weren't engineer by the offering. Nothing we can do with that.

    Anyway, I am enjoying it as it is a bit more focused than the what are you reading thread and it's nice to see other thoughts and takes on books as you have just finished them and they're fresh in your mind.

    I'll open up for suggestions, for the next book, with a view to getting it picked this weekend, a week for people to get a copy then we'll start.

    My suggestions:

    A death in the Family - by Karl Ove Knausgard. (Lady friend just finished it and reco'd it too me as being something vastly different to what I normally read)
    Sixteen ways to defend a walled city - KJ Parker (have it sitting on my TRP)
    Senlin Ascends - Josiah Bancroft (same, on trp)

    book, senlin Ascends, spoiler breaks, parts 1, 2 & 3. Label spoilers appropriately


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    07 Aug 2019 - 19:48
    Can't believe you're 34 ... geez where does the time go?
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    08 Aug 2017 - 09:10
    Awww, that's nice - she found a Daddy. ;)
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    08 Aug 2017 - 01:25
    Happy 32nd. Welcome to the demographic that young people collectively refer to as "old". ;)
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    14 Jan 2017 - 21:47
    You *are* supposed to work for the answer, you know. ;)
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    14 Jan 2017 - 21:45
    Because it wasn't a fucking basketbal, just a ball but noone seemed to be able to figure that one out. ;)
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    26 Jul 2016 - 21:25
    Fair enough. I'm glad you didn't unfriend me though! I missed all the little interesting things you were doing in life, but I figured you fell prey to the Facebook algorithms; I didn't realize you'd deleted your account.
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    26 Jul 2016 - 21:21
    Done, btw. And I can't find you on Facebook so maybe you ditched it or unfriended me or summat.
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    26 Jul 2016 - 21:00
    But I'm lazy!
    (Okay, I'll do it for you. Even though you can always message me on Facebook. :p)
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    08 Aug 2014 - 08:43
    I can't believe you're 29!!! Happy birthday, you incomprehensible leprechaun. ;)
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    06 Nov 2012 - 15:14
    Well you knew it was about to happen :P No, Kel is super-excited for us actually. Dr Matt even dropped in on us when Kat was in the hospital, 'twas quite nice actually.
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    King Lear 

    19 Sep 2012 - 00:08
    We'll just ignore that as irrelevant!
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    King Lear 

    18 Sep 2012 - 02:15
    I totally just gave you your 500th rep.
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    22 Jul 2012 - 03:23
    Let us know when you are a few days away from Brisvegas
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    29 Jun 2012 - 21:50
    Ever seen a grown man naked?
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