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Forum: Books 02-Aug-2007, 18:31
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Finished Perdido Street Station, went straight...

Finished Perdido Street Station, went straight into The Scar then The Iron Council. All are still amazing second time around.


Now I've started on Ken Macleod's Fall Revolution series again. The...
Forum: Books 02-Aug-2007, 18:26
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
In Baldur's Gate 2 you had to register with the...

In Baldur's Gate 2 you had to register with the authorities before using magic.

David Gemmell's Jon Shannow novels were pretty much Wild West with magic.

The game Arcanum is based around a roughly...
Forum: Music & Musicians 02-Aug-2007, 18:21
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Neon Bible is definately growing on me too, after...

Neon Bible is definately growing on me too, after the initial disapointment.
Forum: Music & Musicians 02-Aug-2007, 18:20
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What happened to Jem anyway? She was the next big...

What happened to Jem anyway? She was the next big thing, then I haven't heard anything from her in years.

I'm not a big pop fan, but given I have to listen to Radio1 all day at work she was better...
Forum: Music & Musicians 02-Aug-2007, 18:17
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
I'm going too. The Sunday night can get a bit...

I'm going too.

The Sunday night can get a bit rowdy. People stop caring about the no-fires rule as they wont care about being booted out by then. The security are notoriously heavyhanded though...
Forum: Discussion 14-Jul-2007, 02:08
Replies: 54
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
I've heard the World Service still play his shows?

I've heard the World Service still play his shows?
Forum: Discussion 12-Jul-2007, 23:24
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Every band of the last 30+ years would cite him...

Every band of the last 30+ years would cite him as a massive influence. The guy that shaped their tastes, made them want to go out and start a band.

If you like music, you are indebted to him....
Forum: Current Affairs 12-Jul-2007, 23:10
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Does this more 'flexible' curriculum open the...

Does this more 'flexible' curriculum open the door on more highly opinionated teaching/teachers?

Teachers deciding that flexible means teaching their own beliefs like creationism, etc?
Forum: Books 12-Jul-2007, 22:56
Replies: 2,126
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Dont do it, Goody!! It's like crack! It's full of...

Dont do it, Goody!! It's like crack! It's full of annoying characters and annoying coincidences, but I'm still going to get 6 when I see it in paperback :(



Read all of Miéville's, T3CH. Unless...
Forum: Television & Radio 11-Jul-2007, 23:50
Replies: 44
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
I suspect evidence of 'naughty' things gets...

I suspect evidence of 'naughty' things gets erased slowely throughout history whenever the then historians encounter things their society frowns on.
Forum: Books 11-Jul-2007, 23:43
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Old thread, but people are always on the look out...

Old thread, but people are always on the look out for new SF. The annual Arthur C Clarke Award (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_C._Clarke_Award) shortlist has never disappointed me.
Forum: Books 11-Jul-2007, 23:33
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Halfway through China Miéville's 'Perdido Street...

Halfway through China Miéville's 'Perdido Street Station' again now. Quite literally the best fantasy book ever written. So utterly different from any other fantasy I've read. So witty and dark. No...
Forum: Television & Radio 11-Jul-2007, 23:22
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Latin 'cunnus' is unrelated to English/Germanic...

Latin 'cunnus' is unrelated to English/Germanic 'cunt'? There can't be any written evidence for that can there?


TBH I've always thought the raw harshness of the word meant it came from some...
Forum: Music & Musicians 11-Jul-2007, 23:16
Replies: 2,465
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
The Crimea - 'Tragedy Rocks', nice indie-rock...

The Crimea - 'Tragedy Rocks', nice indie-rock stuff. Their newest album is free on their website, supposed to actually be quite good.
Forum: Television & Radio 11-Jul-2007, 23:02
Replies: 44
Views: 2,656
Posted By Hotel2Tango
I take back everything I said about censorship....

I take back everything I said about censorship. Clearly not enough nudity (compared to some pretty intimate lesbian scenes last series), but it is good to see people say cunt on TV (which doesnt...
Forum: Current Affairs 06-Jul-2007, 23:47
Replies: 115
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
I thought the news said they were wearing suicide...

I thought the news said they were wearing suicide belts that they didnt manage to set off. That might have just been media speculation though.
Forum: Books 06-Jul-2007, 23:27
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
I've been getting quite a few of those sci-fi...

I've been getting quite a few of those sci-fi masterworks recently. Some good stuff there. Highlighting authors my eyes would normally just glance past on the shop shelves.


I've also noticed...
Forum: Discussion 06-Jul-2007, 23:16
Replies: 71
Views: 3,243
Posted By Hotel2Tango
I saw that three-ships ad earlier. Is the guy in...

I saw that three-ships ad earlier. Is the guy in it an ex-Hollyoaks actor?
Forum: Discussion 06-Jul-2007, 00:01
Replies: 64
Views: 2,367
Posted By Hotel2Tango
Ahhh, the good old days! Before we chased off...

Ahhh, the good old days!

Before we chased off Elrond and Funkmaster, etc.
Forum: Discussion 05-Jul-2007, 23:56
Replies: 71
Views: 3,243
Posted By Hotel2Tango
Rise of the Robots. The Singularity is on its...

Rise of the Robots. The Singularity is on its way...
Forum: Current Affairs 05-Jul-2007, 23:48
Replies: 115
Views: 4,648
Posted By Hotel2Tango
Yup, up until Iraq muddied the figures, the...

Yup, up until Iraq muddied the figures, the single group with the highest number of suicide bombers was the athiest (Marxist) Tamil Tigers.

Suicide bombers are better educated, more wealthy and just...
Forum: Current Affairs 05-Jul-2007, 23:09
Replies: 115
Views: 4,648
Posted By Hotel2Tango
One guy was born here right? Presumably he didnt...

One guy was born here right? Presumably he didnt need to train to become a doctor in order to blow himself up, as being born here would have already neatly bypassed our border security, etc.

How...
Forum: Music & Musicians 05-Jul-2007, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By Hotel2Tango
You need to get some 'Godspeed You! Black...

You need to get some 'Godspeed You! Black Emperor'. Some is a similar style to In The House In A Heartbeat, and in fact their song 'East Hastings' was used in the film. It was the first music used,...
Forum: Books 05-Jul-2007, 22:35
Replies: 2,126
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Posted By Hotel2Tango
Maul is a fantastic book. I read her 'Sound Mind'...

Maul is a fantastic book. I read her 'Sound Mind' recently. It's much more mad than Maul, but if you like one you should like the other.



FAO people who have read 'Of Fire And Night' by Kevin J...
Forum: Current Affairs 02-Jul-2007, 22:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,246
Posted By Hotel2Tango
You can't imagine how bad I felt when I woke up...

You can't imagine how bad I felt when I woke up to the news that there had been terrorist attacks in London just days after I posted this. So embarrassed!

Lucky for me they screwed up, eh? :)
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