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Off Topic / Re: Friday chat - what's happening with you?
« on: 20 September, 2019, 10:05:06 pm »
Mrs X is away to Manchester with her sister - they live at opposite ends of the country and have a weekend away once a year somewhere in the middle.

So, binge watching Preacher S3.

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Games / Re: Last game played...
« on: 18 September, 2019, 04:46:39 pm »
again: I had to go online to find out how to finish the game's tutorial.

that was it for me and I quit the game, uninstalled the data, and sold the game on Ebay for a fiver, an act that feels less like a monetary transaction and more like passing on a cursed parchment that brings only misery.
A frustrating, joyless slog of a game.


My very experience of Endless Legend yesterday. Bought cheap on a sale, uninstalled when the tutorial asked me to put a marker on a "Dye Site" without explaining what that actually was. Life is too short, and I have lived more than half of it already.

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Off Topic / Re: Friday chat - what's happening with you?
« on: 15 September, 2019, 09:25:13 pm »
Watched SW Ep 1 last night and it was good. I think they could make a sequel.

I wish they had.

Actually it was Ep 4, A New Hope, but I get confused. The gag stands.

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Off Topic / Re: Friday chat - what's happening with you?
« on: 15 September, 2019, 03:39:41 pm »
Just ran the Cumbernauld 10K. 51:42 was the official time but I am going with my Fitbit's 50:55.

Either way, the fastest I have run for a couple of years.

Now just about to load up Astral Chain on the Switch.

Watched SW Ep 1 last night and it was good. I think they could make a sequel.

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Suggestions / Re: ‘Vote Dave’ tshirt please!
« on: 11 September, 2019, 07:31:53 pm »
They had to go and make two.

Bought the one without Dredd. And a lawgiver t. And some specials.

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Music / Re: Misheard lyrics
« on: 04 September, 2019, 12:06:32 am »
Don't want to start a new thread, but I am chuckling at hearing a Scottish commentator repeatedly refer to Boris Johnson as Maurice Johnston.

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Off Topic / Re: Friday chat - what's happening with you?
« on: 01 September, 2019, 08:24:47 pm »
I've been lost in an alcholic fugue since Friday: do on Friday (5pm-11.30pm), do on Saturday (2pm-8pm, then a bottle of wine); football this afternoon (11.30-5ish).

NOT a normal weekend.

I could do this week in week out... twenty years ago.  Now, I just want a cup of team and a mint club.

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Suggestions / Re: ‘Vote Dave’ tshirt please!
« on: 01 September, 2019, 08:21:50 pm »
Five

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Film & TV / Re: Wheel Of Time.....
« on: 26 August, 2019, 10:59:53 pm »
I saw the pilot just after reading the books and quite enjoyed it. Sure, it was made without a budget or care, but it was set before the books (at the time the previous Dragon was going nuts) and had a few nods to the books’ backstory.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 26 August, 2019, 10:56:42 pm »
Shazam.

No.

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General / Re: Trump and Judge Cal
« on: 26 August, 2019, 10:54:44 pm »
It’s just scary. Booth more than Cal, though.

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Books & Comics / Re: Millarworld forums
« on: 19 August, 2019, 09:40:58 pm »
Nope, but I'd guess Netflix closed them after they bought it.

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Prog / Re: Prog 2145 - Body Horror!
« on: 19 August, 2019, 06:20:50 pm »
No Prog today for me to read , or review - a big downer on Saturday

^^^^ same  :(

It's been at least four months since I got my subscription prog on a Saturday. Monday at best, often a Wednesday or Thursday.

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Film & TV / Re: Doctor Who Series 11 Discussion
« on: 01 August, 2019, 10:20:14 pm »
I am little late to the party just finished series 11. I hoped that I would enjoy it but that was not the case. I will give the next series a go because I do think there is some protentional in the new doctor.

My biggest problem is the stories. It mostly feels dark and sombre (where is the fun and silliest gone?). The companions I do not care for at all. The companions are always an important part of the series. At least I liked Jodie Whittaker more than Peter Capaldi as the doctor.

This. The stories were awful. Example: why was the Dalek in three pieces, not one? I guess script editors aren't used any more

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Books & Comics / Re: Adverts in 2000ad
« on: 30 July, 2019, 08:13:12 pm »
I really want a treble treat!

I really want to be 25 years younger...

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