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Website and Forum / Re: Note to Wake
« on: 11 December, 2002, 03:11:01 AM »
Aren't we all, my friend, aren't we all. I completely realise how much of a geek I'm being; but I've seen people point out website errors to Wake in the past, couldn't help but notice the Dekker one, bit back my shame and just went for it. I wouldn't mind, but in 'reality' I really fucking hate pedants. But now I've found my true self. Like, did you guys also notice how in issue 45, Megaman's hyperpowers suddenly seem to work outside the Sol Energy Zone? Like, with no explanation at all? Like, continuity, you guys? Like, hello-o?

Website and Forum / Note to Wake
« on: 11 December, 2002, 01:55:21 AM »
Hi Wake, I'm not sure if it's important but I noticed a tiny error on the Character Profiles section of the website, specifically Judge Dekker's page. It says her last appearance was in the Judge Dredd story 'Bingo', whereas it was actually in Judgement Day, when she blew herself up taking loads of zombies with her.  
JB 'Pedantic as Fook' C

General / Re: Another question to Scotch (ye...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 11:17:49 PM »
'Head like a well-skelped arse' is used in Ireland, so I have a fair idea of what that's about.

General / Re: Another question to Scotch (ye...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 05:39:20 PM »
Sweet holy  christ on toast! Well, I for one am converted.
Praise Bob and pass the pipe...

(Also, cheers for the Bogey Man Scottish dictionary. Not sure how, but I'm familiar with most of the terms, but there is a few gems there I've never hears before.)

General / Re: Another question to Scotch (ye...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 06:16:32 AM »
'Just the same way as Jaysus B Christ, drinks Guiness, has about twenty children and likes whickey?'

I also have eyebrows on my cheeks and a pig under my arm, bejapers, so I do, so I do.

General / Re: Another question to Scotch (ye...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 01:38:17 AM »
One more thing, sorry:
Do people really say 'Jings' in Scotland? (I might as well bleed this Scotland thing dry while we're on the subject.  Don't you just hate a tourist? Especially one that isn't even in your country.)

General / Bejabbers! Oh, be the hokey! Sure I see it all now, so I do!
« on: 11 December, 2002, 12:35:41 AM »
'cos coupons get stamped.'
I see! I never thought of that, but it explains everything. Especially when it comes out of the mouth of someone like Frank Begbie.

And as for 'Helpmaboab':
'Someone said it was a replacement for Grud or Jeebus, so that's probably right.'
Seems reasonable enough.

Thanks for all your help, Scotch people! Oh, all right, then, 'Scots people'.

General / Re: Another question to Scotch (ye...
« on: 10 December, 2002, 08:22:56 PM »
veI figured it meant 'Oh dear'; but what I was wondering was how it translated literally. Is it like 'Help me, Bob', as in the Irish 'Oh, Jayzus Christ above help me' (substituting the word 'Bob' for the impolite use of the Lord's name), or is it like 'Help my Bob', as in 'My son / brother / friend, Robert, will appreciate The Almighty's help with this particular conundrum'.

Also, why does Irvine Welsh call a face a 'coupon'? I usually suss most of his colloquialisms fairly quickly, but is this rhyming slang or what?

I will be more than happy, by the way, to explain any Irish colloquialisms or quirks of language in return for your collective Scottish kindness in my hour of need.

General / Another question to Scotch (yes, Scotch) people
« on: 10 December, 2002, 07:21:22 PM »
What does 'Helpmaboab' mean? The Middenface lad  has said it loads of times, as have loads of other Scots characters in loads of different comics, but I've never heard it spoken aloud. It seems to translate literally as 'Help my Robert'. Also, is the Scunner Campbell still knocking about the Highlands these days?

Off Topic / Re: Christmas Things That Really ...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 12:44:50 AM »
'You cannot "follow" a star'.
I was going to make a shit joke about stalking Mavis from Coronation Street for three months, but then I thought of a good point intead: What about sailors in the old days? They followed stars.
'All I ask is a tall ship,
And a star to steer her by'.
             Unknown (by me)

Off Topic / Re: Christmas Things That Really ...
« on: 10 December, 2002, 07:32:52 PM »
Being hungover on Christmas morning then eating loads of chocolate anyway; and feeling rough as all fuckery by the time dinner comes around. Although I've stoppedgetting buckled on Christmas Eve over the last year or two.

General / Re: 2002 Awards: Best Cover..........
« on: 10 December, 2002, 07:12:28 PM »
'The punk Union Jack one.'
I liked that a lot, but preferred Kev Walker's '2000ad - kills all known Thrill Suckers - DEAD'.

General / Re: 2002 Awards : Best Meg Reprint...
« on: 10 December, 2002, 07:23:23 PM »
BAD Company, with Cinnabar a close second.

General / Re: 2002 Awards : Best Message Boa...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 01:32:08 AM »
Well, i voted for it, but on closer inspection I still can't see how it's a cat. I'm going to put it here and look at it for a while.

General / Re: 2002 Awards : Best Message Boa...
« on: 11 December, 2002, 12:51:53 AM »
There is no possible way I could make it even to ShedCon, never mind that other thing that's going on in London.
So I'm going with the 534 Club thread, because of my gold member...

...ship with the club.

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