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September 6th, 2018, 20:03
Yes, I had a cat too once. Was great to keep the mice out of my house.
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September 14th, 2018, 17:02
Crossing the Alps on a space hopper.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands…roidApp_Signal
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September 14th, 2018, 17:30
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Crossing the Alps on a space hopper.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands…roidApp_Signal
Well that had to hurt. Hope he used some groin protection.
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September 14th, 2018, 20:03
Originally Posted by Ripper View Post
Crossing the Alps on a space hopper.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands…roidApp_Signal
I really have to start thinking about what to do when I retire in a couple of months.

pibbur who has spent some time thinking about … only things people already have done.
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1. The cat is alive! And pissed!!!
2. It's been 82 years. The cat is dead, and the stench is unbearable!!!
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September 14th, 2018, 23:51
Might I suggest you take your life in your hands and visit Australia!!
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September 17th, 2018, 22:35
The worlds population in 2018. Asia seems be to overcrowded.
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September 18th, 2018, 10:41
85 year-olds can sometimes be quite grumpy. This one has no patience for armed robbers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/455525…ers-goes-viral
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September 18th, 2018, 13:45
Originally Posted by Corwin View Post
Might I suggest you take your life in your hands and visit Australia!!
You may.

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September 24th, 2018, 13:30
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2…sports-protest
Swiss football fans forced a league match to stop as they protested esports.
Young Boys' "Ultras" threw tennis balls and console controllers onto the Stade de Suisse pitch at the 15 minute mark during their home game against Basel on Sunday, 23rd September, forcing the referee to pause the game.
You don't need to know fans didn't throw keyboards. Some things you can't live without, right?
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September 24th, 2018, 15:18
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…You don't need to know fans didn't throw keyboards. Some things you can't live without, right?
Good one, joxer.

pibbur who observes that they also didn't throw (healthy and useful) tomato(e?)s.
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September 25th, 2018, 00:01
Norwegians only safe from snakes in the Arctic Circle.

https://www.thelocal.no/20180709/rec…ing-hot-summer
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September 27th, 2018, 23:03
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Today I found out area phone code of Ecuador. I'm going to visit this country next month and decided to check this info in case of unforeseen circumstances. Want to book a few interesting excurtions in advance.
You forgot to mention the country code. Now I'm curious, don't keep me waiting or I'll have to google
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September 28th, 2018, 13:34
Printed comics for masses appeared only a couple of centuries back ofc.
Comics did exist before that, but to see and read them you'd have to travel where those were carved or painted.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_comics
An example of an early precursor to print comics is Trajan's Column. Rome's Trajan's Column, dedicated in 110 AD, is an early surviving example of a narrative told through sequential pictures, while Egyptian hieroglyphs, Greek friezes, medieval tapestries such as the Bayeux Tapestry and illustrated manuscripts also combine sequential images and words to tell a story. Versions of the Bible relying primarily on images rather than text were widely distributed in Europe in order to bring the teachings of Christianity to the illiterate. In medieval paintings, multiple sequential scenes of the same story (usually a Biblical one) appear simultaneously in the same painting.

Recently discovered roman tomb in Jordan was hiding yet another ancient comic:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart…dan-180970400/
there are nearly 260 figures featured in narrative scenes, with many speaking via comic-style speech bubbles.
You don't need to know that Superman doesn't appear in this ancient comic.
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October 2nd, 2018, 20:11
See, now, this is why I don't think horses should be allowed in pubs.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-45718…-in-french-bar
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October 3rd, 2018, 14:28
https://www.pcgamesn.com/steam-hardw…vey-resolution
Barely 6% of Steam users play above 1080p

That percentage dwarfs even 2560 x 1440, which has a share just under 4%. Intensely demanding 4K resolutions fair even worse, at barely over 1%.
You don't need to know that the 1% minority is louder than SLI minority and are hijacking every single steam forum game section asking/demanding that the game supports 4K "or else".
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October 3rd, 2018, 16:19
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You don't need to know that the 1% minority is louder than SLI minority and are hijacking every single steam forum game section asking/demanding that the game supports 4K "or else".
I've seen that ages ago with Multiplayer.
Now, that minority has won. Offline games are dying out.
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October 3rd, 2018, 16:31
Maybe in Germany. Not here. Here, noone plays ToR Online, everyone plays Kotor1 and Kotor2.

btw you don't need to know that Germany is preparing to "punish" Facebook.
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October 4th, 2018, 14:45
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ne…-quota-1148965
The European Parliament has approved new regulations for online streaming services, imposing a quota for home-grown productions on Netflix and co.
The guidelines will require that at least 30 percent of content carried on streaming services operating in the European Union originates from the region.
Is it bad news? I don't think so. Because now the very same Netflix and Amazon will be forced to allow EU audience outside of Germany and Austria to watch on their streams german rare gem Hindafing. Yea, Germany and humor, an impossible thing, but does exist!

You don't need to know that even if you VPN it, english subtitles aren't available. Currently.
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October 5th, 2018, 13:09
If you've ever thought that the one thing missing from your phone is a horrifying tentacle that can "interact" with you, you're in luck.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technolo…ls-across-desk
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