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Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 14 2006, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Thom
Re: Ballybran Wildlife

They pay for all Liquor over a certain strenght, of which Yarran is included, since Killa asks Rimbol if his account would stand a Yarran Beer and his reply is "Yes and one for you two".

The only...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 14 2006, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Thom
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 13 2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,389
Posted By Thom
Re: Ballybran Wildlife

True, but it is cheaper usually to produce it on site - and it gives the 20000+ supporters to have jobs to do *G*
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 13 2006, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Thom
Forum: Café Archives Jun 13 2006, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Thom
Re: Jayru, in Hospital

Great News - has he a new book to keep him occupied? *g*
Forum: Café Archives Jun 13 2006, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Thom
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 12 2006, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Thom
Re: Word Association

Just William
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 12 2006, 08:13 AM
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Views: 53,498
Posted By Thom
Re: The Person Below Me Game

Definately, since it only seems to happen during the summer holidays!

TPBM is melting in the Summer Heat
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 9 2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By Thom
Re: Congratulations Becky!

Congrats!

We'll need a photo of it on the shelf *sage nod*
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 9 2006, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Thom
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 9 2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Thom
Re: My newest find - I LOVE this Drawing!

They're still blue-screens but it has to be a colour not in the foreground action - in a few scenes in HP&tCoS they actually used a yellow screen *g*
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 9 2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,362
Posted By Thom
Re: Jim Tillek's Docking Cavern

Maybe the Dolphins came and towed it away to have fun with, and it's now the Tillek's Palace besides the Upsurgence.

((Sorry saw the Night of the Dolphines Simpsons Episode last night :D))
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 9 2006, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By Thom
Re: Alternative Meals

Send them off to a Scout or Guide Group *sage nod*
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 8 2006, 04:33 PM
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Views: 493,497
Posted By Thom
Re: Word Association

Reviewing fiction books
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 8 2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,788
Posted By Thom
Re: My newest find - I LOVE this Drawing!

That's a great picture, although high-heels don't really lend themselves to flying!

Wonder if the library has a copy....
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 8 2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,389
Posted By Thom
Re: Ballybran Wildlife

Becky - No problem *g* who doesn't like to reread Anne's work?

Spiff - well Lanzecki does say it's the closest thing to an addictive substance that singers like, so it'd be expensive with a...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 8 2006, 05:11 AM
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Views: 493,497
Posted By Thom
Re: Word Association

Self-sealing stembolts
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 7 2006, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Thom
Re: Word Association

I never said that Campfire songs weren't gruesome - besides it's one taught to us by some Girl Guides; and I know for a fact my Mum's Rainbows (5-7) and Brownies (7-10) love it as well *rolls eyes*
...
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 7 2006, 05:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,389
Posted By Thom
Re: Ballybran Wildlife

That suggests to me that like "English Fish n Chips" if you make Beer in the Yarran style it's Yarran Beer regardless of whether or not it is made on Yarra, and possibly indicates that hops or...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 7 2006, 04:55 AM
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Views: 493,497
Posted By Thom
Re: Word Association

Microwave

((In case that's a bit obscure - the song that came to mind is a campfire one;
We all know Frogs go BANG in the microwave
BANG in the microwave
BANG in the microwave...))
Forum: Café Archives Jun 7 2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,776
Posted By Thom
Re: Pern movie deal with Copperheart Entertainment

The Harper Hall triology would make a good TV Mini Series - or even better, a return to the BBC 1/2 Sunday Teatime Childrens Adaptation - oh for the days of Narnia, Five Children and It, the Phoenix...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 7 2006, 04:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,522
Posted By Thom
Re: Map of Benden Weyr

I've always like Weston's the bests - if you look the holes are there (at least the big one) because it's actually two wings, a big one and a small one, with a single tendril of membrane linking them...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 7 2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,112
Posted By Thom
Re: Exams

Kath - I've got to agree with edi, that definately sounds like fun!
Forum: Café Archives Jun 6 2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,112
Posted By Thom
Re: Exams

BBC say the ASOS is off! And that an agreement has been reached!
:bouncy: :good: :bouncy:
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 6 2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,389
Posted By Thom
Re: Ballybran Wildlife

They had a Director of Farms and Fisheries, so I'd say it's a fair bet they had some fish farms.

And of course they had the Hops to produce Yarren Beer - doesn't Lanzecki say that the Guild...
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 6 2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By Thom
Re: Where in the World #21

Somebody's Tomb?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 6 2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,272
Posted By Thom
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 6 2006, 05:06 PM
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Views: 493,497
Posted By Thom
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jun 6 2006, 05:05 PM
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Views: 3,600
Posted By Thom
Re: i've just studied that...

We had a wonderful History of Science course this year - or rather 4 weeks of it, the remaining 16 were on the Philosophy of Science. I know I'm an inductivist realist who likes Kuhn's Paradigms, but...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 6 2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,522
Posted By Thom
Re: Map of Benden Weyr

Is it me or is that dragon on the UK cover a bit high up in the atmosphere?
Forum: Café Archives Jun 6 2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By Thom
Re: How we read

*lol* Why it is only some of us pay attention in lectures - maybe its because we're afraid Mnenmeth will scare us off the watch rim *g*
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 6 2006, 04:59 PM
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Views: 53,498
Posted By Thom
Re: The Person Below Me Game

Definately!

TNPTP is currently not reading a book by Anne or Todd
Forum: Café Archives Jun 6 2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By Thom
Re: How we read

*grins* One of our Bio lecturers gave us an entire handout on Bacteria written like that to see if we were paying attention - needless to say only a few of us noticed it and pointed it out to them at...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 6 2006, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 53,498
Posted By Thom
Re: The Person Below Me Game

Well it would provide an interesting read - how do you clamp a dragon?

((On your joke - another version is "Majesty, the peasants are revolting" to which the reply is "Finally something we agree...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 6 2006, 04:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,362
Posted By Thom
Re: Jim Tillek's Docking Cavern

It was still in one piece at the end of the First Pass when Kimmer checked on it, and still in the Cavern; but Tillek died back in the first 30 years - the exact date is escaping me at the moment *g*
Forum: Café Archives Jun 5 2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,970
Posted By Thom
Re: Jayru, in Hospital

Get Well Soon!
:good:
Forum: Café Archives Jun 5 2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,112
Posted By Thom
Re: Exams

Congrats Kath - taking on a full course or just drop in lectures? (As in only a couple of lectures in 10 or whatever)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 5 2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By Thom
Re: Atlas of Pern.

That's cheaper than what I paid but not by much - mine ended up at £9.60 including postage - and with the new printed-parcel-stamps I know I got postage value for money
Forum: Freedom Jun 2 2006, 04:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,559
Posted By Thom
Re: What about the farmers?

*grins*

"Freedom's Baliffs"

The Farmer return and want reimbursement for the materials aqquired by the Botanists *g* slightly out of character from what we know of them, but it would be a...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 1 2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,112
Posted By Thom
Re: Exams

We currently have 26 lecturers that I know of striking out of the two science faculties - even if there are more, that still leaves over 40 available to mark the final year papers - so we are...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 31 2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,362
Posted By Thom
Re: Jim Tillek's Docking Cavern

Now there's all the romance destroyed at once *g* but it's certainly an idea...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room May 31 2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,062
Posted By Thom
Re: I can't believe I won this!!!

Interesting stickdown/fold on the send White Dragon *g* or should I say White Drago! almost a second in the Matalan sense!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 31 2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,272
Posted By Thom
Re: How is "weyr" pronounced?

*lol*

There's the answer, staring us in the face....you haven't been staring at old tapestries recently have you?
Forum: Monthly AMC Book Discussions May 30 2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Thom
Re: DoP Trivia

Congrats!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 30 2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,272
Posted By Thom
Re: How is "weyr" pronounced?

In the audiobook of Dragonflight they use the "weir" pronounciation for both Weyr, and Watchwher (watchweir obviously *g*)
Forum: Café Archives May 28 2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,112
Posted By Thom
Re: Exams

Phylogenic is drawing trees to show how something is related - a genological tree for enzymes, or trees, or humans (or whatever you're looking at)

Allosteric is when an enzyme undergoes some...
Forum: Monthly AMC Book Discussions May 27 2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Thom
Re: DoP Trivia

Sent in an entry, but if it's late ignore it *g8
Forum: Games and Miscellany May 27 2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 53,498
Posted By Thom
Re: The Person Below Me Game

*nods* Apple Juice definately!

TNPTP watched Dr. Who 15 minutes ago
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box May 27 2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By Thom
Re: New Posts.....?

Wonderful!
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 27 2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,081
Posted By Thom
Re: Nagging Cheryl to create a Gallery of Maelin's portraits

Free coffee dispenser round the corner from Pern?:D
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