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Messages - Link Prime

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General / Re: Things that went over your head...
« on: 22 June, 2017, 04:55:45 pm »
Reading the new Lawless book, I only just realised Kill a Man Jaroo is a pun on Kilimanjaro.

Ah c'mon.
That's Justin Credible.

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Off Topic / Re: Y'know what really grinds my gears?
« on: 22 June, 2017, 01:12:59 pm »
News articles composed of Twitter comments.

When did this become a thing?
Sure, you'd expect it from the gutter press websites, but when you have 'news articles' on RTE.ie simply printing the opinionated tweets of some randomers it's head scratching.
Or am I missing the point- is it the fact that 'Twitter is reacting' to something the actual news?

Now if you'll excuse me I have to go outside and shake my wizened fist at the sky.

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Off Topic / Re: Life's so drokking fantastic because (the rebirth)
« on: 22 June, 2017, 01:09:59 pm »
Which wing is for the Thrill containment storage?

The shed (as I've been informed).

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Help! / Re: Galway bound - Hive-mind recommendations?
« on: 22 June, 2017, 01:08:20 pm »
You must try a Galway Hooker too of course.

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Help! / Re: Galway bound - Hive-mind recommendations?
« on: 22 June, 2017, 01:06:59 pm »
I can only offer recommendations on food & drink, Ming.
Worth checking the following out;

Kai (http://kaicaferestaurant.com/)

Bierhaus (http://bierhausgalway.com/)


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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 21 June, 2017, 11:02:43 am »
Watched Rob Zombie's 31 last night, overall watchable, but it veered from wretchedly derisive to inspired (the inspired bits being the first and last 5 minutes).

Really great final scene, Aerosmith's Dream On was used perfectly.

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Off Topic / Re: Life's so drokking fantastic because (the rebirth)
« on: 21 June, 2017, 10:52:45 am »
It's been a long and very expensive slog for the past year, but the house build has finally started.
It's 51% excitement and 49% pure stress, but damn, I'm enjoying the ride so far.
A great spell of weather means we're ahead of the Death Star on our construction schedule- someone inform Lord Vader.

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Film & TV / Re: Doctor Who - Series 10 (Spoilers)
« on: 19 June, 2017, 10:59:30 am »
"Death by Scotland."

Brilliant :)

Great line.

A better episode this week than the last 3 in my view, but still not as good as the first half of the season.
The sheen is starting to wear off Bill & Nardole slightly too.

Still, only three episodes left with the mighty Capaldi (including the Christmas special)- I intend to enjoy them.
The teaser for next week looks great too.

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Games / Re: Nintendo Switch
« on: 19 June, 2017, 10:43:16 am »
Quite happy with the Nintendo E3 announcements.

I won't be expecting Metroid Prime 4 anytime before 2019 though.

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Off Topic / Re: Threadjacking!
« on: 16 June, 2017, 12:52:34 pm »
Get the popcorn for August 26th.

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Books & Comics / Re: New Comic Book Day Megathread
« on: 15 June, 2017, 08:50:52 pm »
On the topic of Ennis, I'd always be inclined to give his stuff a go.
His big hits- Preacher, Hitman, Dicks and The Boys were wildly entertaining over the years, and some of the newer stuff like Section Eight and Code Pru still raise a smile.

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Film & TV / Re: The Handmaid's Tale
« on: 15 June, 2017, 08:37:09 pm »
Wasn't going to bother with this mainly due to the glut of TV box sets out there and the seemingly reducing numbers of hours in the day.
Then I remembered that I recently slogged through Prison Break 5, the climax of which included a scene where the main good guy bypassed the main bad guys ultra high tech security scanners by tattooing the baddies face to his fingers, and thought I should introduce something a bit more thought provoking to my viewing repertoire.

And I'm ever so glad I did.
Watched the first three episodes- powerful, unsettling and compelling, with a little bit of 80s pop. A winner.

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General / Re: Non 2000ad artwork that you own ....
« on: 15 June, 2017, 11:34:26 am »
Great stuff Terry.
Movie posters wouldn't be my own personal niche, but they're gorgeous.

I assume difficult to obtain (and expensive)?

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Books & Comics / Re: New Comic Book Day Megathread
« on: 15 June, 2017, 10:59:56 am »
Didn't mean anything sneery there by the way Hawk, I was thinking more along the lines of "Warning: The following episode of The Walking Dead may contain scenes of violence and horror".
Always seems so laughably ridiculous.

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Film Discussion / Re: Bliss concept art for Alien: Covenant
« on: 15 June, 2017, 10:56:33 am »
A very talented artist, shame we didn't see more of his work for the House of Tharg.

Just had a flashback there of (I think) a series of Star-Scans that ran in the Meg, called 'World of Bliss'.
Anyone recall that or have I lost the plot?
Nothing on the usually dependable Barney.

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