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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 1 2010, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Dernok
OT:Haircuts/Horse shows

"Hunter hair" sounded a bit silly to me (For modern age "hunters" the haircut shouldn't matter, as long as the hair's colour's the same as their safety-vests' : Bright yellow or orange! 8-)) so i...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 1 2010, 01:18 PM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 12 2010, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Dernok
Big Grin Be aware of Dihydrogen Monoxide!

Not really a new one but a goody!

From http://www.dhmo.org/facts.html :

What is Dihydrogen Monoxide?

Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO) is a colorless and odorless chemical compound, also referred...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 9 2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Dernok
Don't Argue with your Father!

A teenage boy had just got his driver's license and inquired of his father
as to when they could discuss his use of the car.

His father said he'd make a deal with his son: 'You bring your...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 1 2010, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 26 2010, 11:41 AM
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Views: 948
Posted By Dernok
Big Grin Psychopath Test

Got this in my mailbox today :

Psychopath Test

Read this question, come up with an answer and then scroll down to the
bottom for the result. This is not a trick question. It is as it reads....
Forum: Where in the World? Feb 24 2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Feb 18 2010, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #252

Ruins from before 1000 AD?
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 15 2010, 04:35 AM
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Views: 5,846
Posted By Dernok
Commodore 64

For those who don't have it : There's a complete and good looking C64 Dragonriders of Pern Box for sale on ebay (Austria).
...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 28 2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,551
Posted By Dernok
Re: Fred the Thread

Great! :bouncy: :bouncy: :bouncy:

Thanks!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 3 2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dernok
Re: What is the full address for your ebay site?

That's funny. They're obviously trying to earn some extra-bucks with the shipping. :irk:

I got mine - within germany :D - for 7,95€ each - including shipment.

I could order a set, have it first...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 3 2010, 10:59 AM
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Views: 2,172
Posted By Dernok
Re: What is the full address for your ebay site?

Well, the longer i have to wait to get my hands on it the more will i enjoy it. :)



Yep. But a rather worn copy so i'm looking for a better one. As it looks like the prices for this one -...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 3 2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dernok
Re: What is the full address for your ebay site?

Good tip and not only useful when collecting in foreign languages. There're a lot of english books on german ebay (shipping inside Europe is cheaper than from abroad) and the competition isn't that...
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Nov 26 2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,610
Posted By Dernok
Re: Drop-down-menus in italian

No italian in my folders, neither! :) Well done! :good:
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Nov 25 2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,610
Posted By Dernok
Re: Drop-down-menus in italian

My inbox is still named "Messaggi ricevuti".
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 24 2009, 03:40 AM
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Views: 722
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Nov 1 2009, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #242

Second guess sent.
Forum: Where in the World? Nov 1 2009, 06:03 AM
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Forum: Where in the World? Oct 30 2009, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #242

Well, that leaves : Nord-Pas-De-Calais ?
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 30 2009, 05:04 AM
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Forum: Where in the World? Oct 29 2009, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 29 2009, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #242

Pure coincidence. :shhh: I totally forgot about Vaalser Berg which i only know because a friend studied in Aachen and mentioned the "Dutch mountains" once or twice. :)

South of a horizontal line...
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 29 2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #242

Of course. Silly me! There're HILLS on the picture .... :) :)

France?
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 28 2009, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 28 2009, 04:31 AM
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Views: 1,659
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #241

Thanks! And congrats to you and Hans, too! :)
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 26 2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #241

Second guess. PM sent.
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 26 2009, 07:42 AM
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Views: 1,659
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #241

Although with all these arches it seems a bit "open" : Was it part of a fortress?
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Oct 26 2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,610
Posted By Dernok
Question Drop-down-menus in italian

Despite having my language environment set to english i get drop-drop-menus - for "Private Messages" only! - in italian.

I guess that "Messagi rivicuti" and "Invia Articoli" _is_ italian... :)
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 25 2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #241

Interesting picture. Haven't seen that many buildings with arches and crenels but i think i got it! PM sent.
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 24 2009, 11:47 AM
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Views: 1,659
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 19 2009, 03:28 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #240

A "mere" quarter of Russia is still huge...

So, what exactly is it on the pic : a christmas tree?
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 18 2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 17 2009, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #239

Ähm, err... Actually i was trying to respond to Hans' post :



:)

It seems i'm slightly messing up my reading and posting here. :irk: :)

To cite (always appropriate) Monty Python - "I'm...
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 17 2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,719
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #239

Sorry. :sorry: Didn't get it. :iws:
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 17 2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #240

Leningrad? Ähm, sorry : St.Petersburg? :)
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 16 2009, 03:13 AM
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Views: 1,986
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 16 2009, 03:11 AM
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Views: 2,719
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #239

Actually reflections like that this are quite common in google earth. They're not caused by mirrors placed deliberately to blind satellites but by roof windows which are coincidentally in the right...
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 12 2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 11 2009, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 5 2009, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Oct 5 2009, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Forum: Games and Miscellany Oct 4 2009, 03:56 AM
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Posted By Dernok
Re: Weird Science.

:):):)

I think i know that guy - Prawo Jazdy... :lol::cool:
Forum: Where in the World? Sep 30 2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,375
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Where in the World? Sep 29 2009, 07:48 AM
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Views: 2,375
Posted By Dernok
Re: Where in the World #237

<Nitpicking mode = On>

Well, most of it. :)

There're Ceuta and Melilla. Two enclaves under Spanish control on the African side of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 29 2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By Dernok
Re: A find...

How come i never find books at such prices? :irk: :) Congratulations! :cool:



I had mine (13,02$ on ebay, very good condition) shipped for 10$. Which actually is 5$ less than i usually pay for...
Forum: Where in the World? Sep 29 2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,375
Posted By Dernok
Forum: Games and Miscellany Sep 26 2009, 07:07 AM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By Dernok
Re: Country Anagrams

Can't think of anything else than "RAIN"...

How about something with some more possible permutations in it : Tchecoslovakia 8-)
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Aug 31 2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,000
Posted By Dernok
Re: Books you just couldn't finish!

Yep.



One of the astounding things he wrote is that the OKW did not only made plans (Which they unfortunately didn't pursue) to remove Hitler from power in the 30s but that they were totally...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Aug 31 2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,673
Posted By Dernok
Re: My new Bookcase Project

Looks great! I like the idea to leave the upper edges "open" to the side.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 31 2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dernok
Re: Keeping Track - Take Two

As an Open Source friend i use OpenOffice.orgs Calc for things like that.
I haven't created my McCaffrey database yet, so thanks for the hints so far.

One thing i'm not sure how to do it is to...
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