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Messages - M.I.K.

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Off Topic / Re: RIPs
« on: 30 March, 2020, 03:07:40 PM »
Alan Merrill, 69, songwriter, COVID-19.

(best known for the song I Love Rock 'n' Roll).

My sister and mother were friends with him on facebook, and by that I mean friends enough to frequently have proper conversations with him. My mum last spoke to him just a few days ago.

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Off Topic / Re: activities of the trapped
« on: 25 March, 2020, 01:15:44 PM »

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Games / Re: Freebies and/or bargains
« on: 21 March, 2020, 01:46:44 AM »
Headsnatchers free on Steam for a limited time.

Tomb Raider (the 2013 version) free on Steam for a limited time.

Mable & The Wood free on gog.com for a limited time.

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Website and Forum / Re: Can't buy 2020 Specials Bundle from webshop
« on: 19 March, 2020, 06:38:48 PM »
Thought it might be. I'll try again (quite a bit) later. Thanks for replying.

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Website and Forum / Can't buy 2020 Specials Bundle from webshop
« on: 19 March, 2020, 05:39:08 PM »
I keep getting a "failure.Socket error 111: Connection refused" error message.

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Off Topic / Re: The Political Thread
« on: 03 March, 2020, 03:02:32 AM »
He also said:

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There is a curse.
They say:
May you live in interesting times.

Terry P didn't come up with that one...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_you_live_in_interesting_times

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Film & TV / Re: Doctor Who (13th Doctor)
« on: 02 March, 2020, 01:32:09 PM »
Also i think that clears up the whole brain of moebius snarl in a tiny bow now :lol:

Wait, what?  What did I miss?  Was that in the bit where the Doctor fought the Matrix with her memories?  Someone explain please!

Yes. Faces.

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Film & TV / Re: Batman in Weegeeville!
« on: 28 February, 2020, 01:18:28 PM »
Oh, good grief. How many Batmen do we need? When did Affleck pass the torch in film as well?

They're not the heroes we need but the ones we deserve, (or something).

I still say Robert Pattinson needs to be Johnny Alpha.

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Off Topic / Re: Threadjacking!
« on: 27 February, 2020, 06:57:07 PM »
Or a similar school.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 16 February, 2020, 04:09:49 PM »
Ah man, I loved Moviedrome.  It's how I saw Trancers and Terminator.

Also, Cox directed my favourite ever film.  Repoman, obviously!

I'm also a huge fan of Repoman. Saw it five times when it was first released in the cinemas. I remember seeing a version of it on the telly some years later. I can't recall if it was on BBC or ITV, but the version shown was slightly dubbed, so that the words "Fuck" and "Mother-fucker" were, respectively, replaced with "Flip" and "Melon-Farmer".

Really wish that I had taped that particular version.  :D

Alex Cox also oversaw that redubbing.

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Off Topic / Re: It's a bit warm/ wet/ cold outside
« on: 13 February, 2020, 09:17:42 PM »
I haven't noticed an increase in wasps, but over the past couple of decades these facehugger gits have become increasingly prevalent up here from a starting point of zero.

They're also far too fast for my liking...

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With speeds clocked at 0.53 m/s (1.9 km/h; 1.2 mph; 1.7 ft/s), the giant house spider held the Guinness Book of World Records for top spider speed until 1987 when it was displaced by solifugids, although the latter are not true spiders


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Film & TV / Re: Inside No. 9 (BBC2)
« on: 12 February, 2020, 12:45:49 PM »
That episode foreshadowed nine years ago.
(SPOILERS, obviously.)

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Film & TV / Re: Doctor Who (13th Doctor)
« on: 05 February, 2020, 01:33:43 PM »
I noticed it as well. I also thought Graham's "What you going to call yourselves? 'Three Idiots Roaming'?" comment was more than a bit insensitive. He's only just met them and now he's dishing out jokey insults based upon the name of a vlog one of them did with her friend who's just exploded?

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General / Re: how to do a prog slog
« on: 02 February, 2020, 04:28:12 PM »
Just so ye ken ah'm no makin' this up... One link and another.

Also worth noting for future reference that there's a tramp called "Clarty" in the Judge Dredd "Fungus" storyline.

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