Monthly Archives: January 2014

Capitalism 101

There is currently an undercurrent of anger running through the internet, over the tendency for holidays to cost significantly more during school breaks; things going round Facebook, news stories on the BBC, government petitions, etc… I don’t think there’s anyone … Continue reading

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Top five heroic sacrifices

I’m not generally an emotional guy when it comes to fiction; I don’t well up at sad films, I don’t get teary eyed at the death of beloved characters, I didn’t even cry at the start of Up (which I … Continue reading

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Top 5 movie cameos

Not much to say about this one. I promised it a few weeks back, so here it is. Cate Blanchett – Hot Fuzz For anyone who didn’t notice Cate Blanchett in Hot Fuzz, she plays Simon Pegg’s girlfriend near the … Continue reading

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Man vs booze

On Saturday, I was somewhat disappointed to discover that my Baileys was ludicrously out of date. Now, just to clarify, I don’t mean that it had gone slightly past its best before date; if I’m willing to eat out of … Continue reading

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Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ (the Theme from D&D)

Tonight, I’ll be presenting my thoughts on character creation methods in roleplaying games. Those of you that don’t care about that sort of thing, can watch this amusing video instead (couple of swears, so NSFW) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTLp14MKDDU. One of the … Continue reading

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Where’s my hoverboard?

Douglas Adams once said: “I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the … Continue reading

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Big Bang vs Community

I just caught a recentish episode of Big Bang Theory, while eating some banana bread with chocolate chunks (unimportant to the story) – it was the episode where they all play D&D and, at least to me, it really highlights … Continue reading

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