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by Roy Hunter
Fri May 19, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Books and Authors, Films and Directors
Topic: The Video Games Thread
Replies: 1429
Views: 300579

Re: The Video Games Thread

FBC! Long time no see! Welcome back!
by Roy Hunter
Wed May 17, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1412
Views: 360199

Re: Happy Birthday

some twerp suggested that Google Translate was sufficient evidence to rebut his correction to a mis-translation. I rebutted the French translation, which I double checked with my French instructor, whose first language is French, yamuppet. Anyway, happy birthday Davey! No you didn't. You completely...
by Roy Hunter
Sun May 14, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Recipe ideas needed
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Recipe ideas needed

Tonight's dinner: Tuna steak, Greek salad, coleslaw, chips, veggie kebabs. Tuna steak (about 150g) I did on the barbecue, but you can do it on the grill or in a frying pan. One sliced chilli pepper, one sliced clove of garlic, a dab of olive oil, off you go. If you're going to do it in the oven inst...
by Roy Hunter
Wed May 10, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1412
Views: 360199

Re: Happy Birthday

Happy birthday DavidH, 70 today. A classical scholar and linguist who enlightened youth with his teaching throughout a long and illustrious career, he left this forum after some twerp suggested that Google Translate was sufficient evidence to rebut his correction to a mis-translation. Little wonder ...
by Roy Hunter
Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Did you hear who died?
Replies: 1413
Views: 330593

Re: Did you hear who died?

Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, 88, he was old. Ridiculously smart, but old.
by Roy Hunter
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Word of the Day
Replies: 5336
Views: 751617

Re: Word of the Day

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:See "paraplegic."

Parapelagic
-noun
a fish with a disability (it keeps sinking).
by Roy Hunter
Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Word of the Day
Replies: 5336
Views: 751617

Re: Word of the Day

StayThirstyMyAguila wrote:
    A boy cow that got hit by a car, resulting in the loss of two of its legs.

Surely that would be a parable?
by Roy Hunter
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Books and Authors, Films and Directors
Topic: Watcha listenin' to?
Replies: 1909
Views: 385713

Re: Watcha listenin' to?

This really happened. If smartphone footage appears, I will post it. Played a gig in a hipster bar tonight. In the middle of a set of originals, we played a cover - a jazz standard - called ' Don't Get Around Much Anymore '. After we finished, an uber-hipster with an oiled beard and bicycle clips ap...
by Roy Hunter
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Word of the Day
Replies: 5336
Views: 751617

Re: Word of the Day

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
StayThirstyMyAguila wrote:Bible (n.)

  1. The proper terminology to describe conjoined twin boy cows.

    A boy cow who likes both boy cows and girl cows.

    A boy cow with two sets of wings.
by Roy Hunter
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 3179
Views: 500830

Re: Did you know?

DavidH wrote:Sorry, STMA, but "protégé" is French for "protected". The Latin equivalent is protectus (-a, -um).

Hey! Welcome back, David!
by Roy Hunter
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Oregon Wedding
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Re: Oregon Wedding

Bobby is happy to give out letters of good standing, but I'm not sure if he gives an address with that. You could ask?

Email him, the address is available at the main site www.venganza.org

Best of luck with the wedding!
by Roy Hunter
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1412
Views: 360199

Re: Happy Birthday

by Roy Hunter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Did you hear who died?
Replies: 1413
Views: 330593

Re: Did you hear who died?

daftbeaker wrote:

I know that's how it's reported and it is technically true but calling him that is like calling Osama Bin Laden a motivational speaker.

OK then, Colin Dexter was a Classics teacher.
by Roy Hunter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Forum Clock
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Forum Clock

*audibly rolls eyes*

The forum uses UTC, just like the rest of the internet.

You set your own timezone according to where you are.
by Roy Hunter
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Did you hear who died?
Replies: 1413
Views: 330593

Re: Did you hear who died?

Chuck Berry, 90, he was old.

EDIT: here is a letter Carl Sagan wrote to Chuck on his 60th birthday.

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