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Forum: Off topic 2021-09-15, 00:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,296
Posted By Mia
Seems that way - even I qualify, and I very much...

Seems that way - even I qualify, and I very much remember being something of a baby of these forums.

I do think being a grownup is kind of a fake idea though. I definitely don't feel very grown...
Forum: Off topic 2021-02-13, 00:48
Replies: 295
Views: 21,864
Posted By Mia
Hello, MBN! So this thread is a mess... How...

Hello, MBN! So this thread is a mess...

How am I coping in a pandemic? Well, better than I ever expected tbh. I've been working from home for almost a year now, and while I really didn't get on...
Forum: General 2019-05-25, 00:25
Replies: 341
Views: 57,220
Posted By Mia
I'm wrestling with this in my head right now. I...

I'm wrestling with this in my head right now. I definitely can't afford to pay for the 799, and I kind of want to go for the 399 but it's not easy to justify that sort of expenditure. Past me would...
Forum: Off topic 2018-05-10, 17:39
Replies: 59
Views: 7,869
Posted By Mia
Well, uh, I literally just lost my job today as...

Well, uh, I literally just lost my job today as my company is closing due to financial difficulties, but up to now I have been working as a legal administrator for a small law firm which specialises...
Forum: Off topic 2017-10-16, 21:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By Mia
I think this also applies to difficult questions...

I think this also applies to difficult questions that someone wants you to agree with, that you just... don't, or something someone thinks is true that isn't. You don't want to be confrontational, so...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-16, 12:45
Replies: 78
Views: 10,991
Posted By Mia
This is very saddening to hear. I really don't...

This is very saddening to hear. I really don't know what I can say in this situation, only that this must be absolutely horrible and that I wish you all the strength and courage that you need to deal...
Forum: General 2017-09-09, 19:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mia
I've often thought that those police officers on...

I've often thought that those police officers on Zeelich in LBA2 who yell "Murderer!" at Twinsen kind of have a point...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-11, 00:25
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
Oh, I thought it was a Netflix show, but...

Oh, I thought it was a Netflix show, but apparently it's both BBC America (which to me is distinct from BBC anyways) and Netflix. Huh.
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-10, 21:06
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
I haven't dared to check out the new Dirk Gently...

I haven't dared to check out the new Dirk Gently yet because I loved the BBC one so much (before it got cancelled!) I also hugely enjoyed the BBC radio adaptation of the first book. People keep...
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-15, 23:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mia
There is if you also press +Delete. For when...

There is if you also press +Delete. For when things are really going wrong in your life.
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-18, 19:58
Replies: 156
Views: 14,706
Posted By Mia
https://65.media.tumblr.com/ac630c455a84be363694b7...

https://65.media.tumblr.com/ac630c455a84be363694b79c6c60ee48/tumblr_ogun74b9DV1sbot7eo1_540.jpg

I'm so bored with the "smartphones have ruined everything" attitude. Almost as grating as anything...
Forum: Off topic 2016-10-22, 13:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mia
not completely wtf...

not completely wtf (https://forum.magicball.net/showthread.php?t=8623)
Forum: Off topic 2016-08-05, 19:59
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By Mia
My sister used it a couple of times in London and...

My sister used it a couple of times in London and said it allowed her to get very near the hospital she needed to get to and was cheaper than other accommodation in the same area and yes, she's still...
Forum: Off topic 2015-04-16, 11:06
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Whoops, that should be August 17 not August 16....

Whoops, that should be August 17 not August 16. Edited. Sorry!
Forum: Off topic 2015-04-15, 17:31
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Here's one that came up in the news here...

Here's one that came up in the news here yesterday, as an exam question in Singapore:

Albert and Bernard want to know when Cheryl's Birthday is. She gives them 10 possible dates:
May 15, May 16,...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-31, 17:51
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Been thinking about this. I'm not 100% there, but...

Been thinking about this. I'm not 100% there, but here's my working.

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Member Announcements 2015-03-15, 01:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Mia
I'm awake right now, I mean it's around 11:20pm...

I'm awake right now, I mean it's around 11:20pm on the day before my birthday,where I am.



You seem to have confused me for a pedant. Linguistics student don't care if you get it wrong -...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-11, 23:41
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Tbh this sometimes happens when I forget I don't...

Tbh this sometimes happens when I forget I don't have a particular ingredient I need. I live 5 mins from a 24 hour supermarket, though, and the dish is usually salvagable!
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-09, 17:27
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
It's not hard, right??? She was utterly stumped. ...

It's not hard, right??? She was utterly stumped.

Sorry. Thought I'd throw in an easy, lighthearted one there.
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-09, 16:08
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Real life logic that my friend failed to solve...

Real life logic that my friend failed to solve today. There are thirteen seats in one of her classes for fourteen students. Usually her friend saves her a seat, but this friend won't be there today,...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-07, 19:35
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
They don't know how many of each eye colour there...

They don't know how many of each eye colour there are on the island, though.

I did explain why the Swedish guy made a difference in a previous post, but I'm not sure how well I explained it... it...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-06, 18:00
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
See, in the version I was told, there is a guru...

See, in the version I was told, there is a guru with green eyes who may only speak once, at noon, on one particular day. What she says is: "I can see someone with blue eyes."

This version also...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-06, 13:55
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
[[spoiler removed]]

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-06, 03:22
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By Mia
True. I only had to deal with them for a year...

True. I only had to deal with them for a year anyway, I decided programming wasn't for me and switched out to Theatre Studies. I do sometimes wonder where things would have led if I'd stayed in...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-06, 03:10
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
I've actually come across this one before. It...

I've actually come across this one before. It takes some serious logical - not lateral - thought, but it's pretty cool when worked out (or if the answer is given, as it was to me :D)
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-05, 23:32
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By Mia
I don't know, but I was in a computer science...

I don't know, but I was in a computer science class of 9 guys and me when I was 16/17 and it wasn't the friendliest of environments! The first day I showed up they told me I must be in the wrong...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-05, 23:27
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
You're lucky I still remember this riddle... yep,...

You're lucky I still remember this riddle... yep, it's water!
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-05, 01:23
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By Mia
My advice for starting to learn Java is to get...

My advice for starting to learn Java is to get into good habits early on - like Darkflame said, learn how to divide your code up into classes. Pick up on your early mistakes and make sure you know to...
Forum: Off topic 2015-02-27, 18:50
Replies: 28
Views: 2,324
Posted By Mia
As with most things, I know a song about that. ...

As with most things, I know a song about that.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGl5SUB8IXM

Another interesting thing about that case is that the mental changes don't seem to have been permanent...
Forum: Off topic 2015-02-26, 23:46
Replies: 28
Views: 2,324
Posted By Mia
I wouldn't go so far as to say active but I pop...

I wouldn't go so far as to say active but I pop in occasionally :P
Forum: Off topic 2015-02-26, 20:04
Replies: 28
Views: 2,324
Posted By Mia
Yep, it's a really prevalent and annoying myth!...

Yep, it's a really prevalent and annoying myth! However, brain imaging shows that all areas of the brain are active all the time - some much more than others, but no area is completely...
Forum: Off topic 2014-02-07, 15:31
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,913
Posted By Mia
There were a couple of cases of drug-dealing...

There were a couple of cases of drug-dealing websites accepting Bitcoins. There was a case of someone stealing a lot of Bitcoins from one of these websites and although some people managed to trace...
Forum: Off topic 2014-01-25, 19:52
Replies: 44
Views: 3,390
Posted By Mia
There's a good reason that authors tend not to...

There's a good reason that authors tend not to generally release draft versions of their books etc - it's not exactly what they want to present to their audience, hence it not being in the final cut!...
Forum: Off topic 2014-01-02, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By Mia
I don't know exactly how one can even win this...

I don't know exactly how one can even win this race... feels a little bit like a Caucus race somehow, just going round in circles.

So everybody has won and all must have prizes!
Forum: Off topic 2014-01-01, 19:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By Mia
The game of life is hard to play You're gonna...

The game of life is hard to play
You're gonna lose it anyway.

Happy 2014, folks!
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-29, 19:08
Replies: 545
Views: 54,146
Posted By Mia
This...

This (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3iPrBrGSJM) is one of the best card tricks I've ever seen.
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-29, 14:06
Replies: 93
Views: 7,569
Posted By Mia
Possibly for the same reason I use f.lux...

Possibly for the same reason I use f.lux (http://justgetflux.com/). It saves my eyes!
Forum: Fan Fics 2013-11-28, 19:09
Replies: 64
Views: 16,300
Posted By Mia
Someone like Tara Gilesbie...

Someone like Tara Gilesbie (https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6829556/1/My-Immortal), presumably.
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-28, 04:42
Replies: 93
Views: 7,569
Posted By Mia
He was doing this instead of working on his...

He was doing this instead of working on his dissertation. Procrastination at its finest. I was torn between telling him to get some work done and asking for more orange peel art!
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-27, 15:12
Replies: 93
Views: 7,569
Posted By Mia
I wish I could claim credit for it, but it's the...

I wish I could claim credit for it, but it's the work of a friend who enjoys making "orange peel art."
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mdpiv78BoH1rr4ameo1_400.jpg
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-27, 13:02
Replies: 93
Views: 7,569
Posted By Mia
My desktop background is on shuffle, and you're...

My desktop background is on shuffle, and you're lucky enough to get to see this one:

http://oi42.tinypic.com/axlix.jpg
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-22, 22:13
Replies: 27
Views: 2,934
Posted By Mia
We are all made of stardust and come from a far...

We are all made of stardust and come from a far off galaxy...
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-21, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mia
I thought those blocks were greyed out, though. ...

I thought those blocks were greyed out, though.
It's been a loooong time since I played anything with a gameboy.
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-21, 14:01
Replies: 66
Views: 5,942
Posted By Mia
I would say it's not enough of a match to seem...

I would say it's not enough of a match to seem likely. Your idea was based on a flat earth and gravity working in a slightly different way, but this movie is two neighbouring planets where the...
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-20, 18:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mia
So I should have left the phone case blank then....

So I should have left the phone case blank then. With one falling block.

If it wasn't a bad game of Tetris there would be very little on the case! I charted it wrong initially, though, so I ended...
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-19, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mia
Well my phone case looks like this: ...

Well my phone case looks like this:
http://25.media.tumblr.com/7bab6e487b2efb436d538a9d6fc2db7e/tumblr_mvxb4tcyu71rr4ameo2_r1_500.jpg

I messed up the pattern slightly, so you have to imagine that...
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-18, 23:19
Replies: 70
Views: 5,522
Posted By Mia
Oh no, not offended in the least :) People from...

Oh no, not offended in the least :) People from this forum have had me down as Dutch before now, so that was why I was asking. People do study English grammar in other places!
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-18, 23:13
Replies: 70
Views: 5,522
Posted By Mia
So what's my native language then, Zee? Just...

So what's my native language then, Zee? Just curious where you think I'm from...
(It's England. So.)
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-18, 23:04
Replies: 70
Views: 5,522
Posted By Mia
As for me, when searching my lexicon for synonyms...

As for me, when searching my lexicon for synonyms I sometimes think of the French translation first. Not terribly helpful.

To be honest, "correct" English grammar isn't necessarily used and using...
Forum: Off topic 2013-11-18, 03:56
Replies: 70
Views: 5,522
Posted By Mia
If I were you, I would think about the...

If I were you, I would think about the subjunctive tense, in which were is both singular and plural.
But then I am a scary linguistics student who likes to study grammar.
Forum: Off topic 2013-03-29, 19:00
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Like this: ...

Like this:
http://media.tumblr.com/8da34705b56e2d1508bb53235a65cb15/tumblr_inline_mke1opPKlL1qz4rgp.gif
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-26, 01:39
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Ah, you've spotted my speed stacking cup. I...

Ah, you've spotted my speed stacking cup. I wondered if anyone would :)
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-24, 23:54
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mia
So no one has ever considered pouring into a...

So no one has ever considered pouring into a glass? Ever?
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-24, 19:32
Replies: 50
Views: 3,684
Posted By Mia
Oh wow. I thought the whole point of Barbie...

Oh wow. I thought the whole point of Barbie having little sisters was that they didn't want her to be a domestic mum, but they did want her to "have kids".
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-24, 18:36
Replies: 50
Views: 3,684
Posted By Mia
Barbie doesn't have kids, she has three sisters....

Barbie doesn't have kids, she has three sisters. Skipper, Shelly and Kelly.

I think Skipper may have had a kid at some point, not sure?

Why do I know this stuff???
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-24, 13:48
Replies: 50
Views: 3,684
Posted By Mia
I don't think Ditzy has quite worked out how to...

I don't think Ditzy has quite worked out how to leave the revolving door he keeps trying to exit through.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-24, 13:05
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mia
It already is, or can be. Mine is. This is the...

It already is, or can be. Mine is. This is the first step on the way to Microsoft getting rid of Windows Live Messenger, allegedly.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-23, 18:33
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Of course it does ;)

Of course it does ;)
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-23, 17:51
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Mostly wandered around and had a look at the...

Mostly wandered around and had a look at the scenery, it's really beautiful here in the snow. Also just chatting and drinking lots of tea (and later, more alcoholic drinks!) :)
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-23, 17:14
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Yesterday I met elliptic/a_lipstick. He's...

Yesterday I met elliptic/a_lipstick.

He's really nice and quite different from how you might imagine!
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-22, 00:47
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Um... ok then. Not sure why, but... ok.

Um... ok then. Not sure why, but... ok.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-21, 23:54
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I would definitely blush more/be more offended at...

I would definitely blush more/be more offended at being called easy than being called open. I really don't see open as an innuendo at all.

If you'd said that to me in real life I would probably...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-21, 18:53
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Hey, at least I didn't say "I'm easy," which is...

Hey, at least I didn't say "I'm easy," which is something I often say when I have no strong preference for something, and which is always misinterpreted!

But yes, that is what she said, she being...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-21, 18:29
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I got bored out in a pub with friends just before...

I got bored out in a pub with friends just before Christmas and started doing it with my empty glass and they were just staring at me... then one of them tried to copy and I ended up teaching them...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-21, 18:02
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
It's starting to come way more naturally to me...

It's starting to come way more naturally to me now, it didn't take me long to learn how to sing Call Your Girlfriend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CamJBIZIEa4)
I'm...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-19, 22:06
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
It doesn't work with everything, it has to have...

It doesn't work with everything, it has to have the right rhythm. If you have a suggestion, I'm open :)

Thanks for the compliments as well |)
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-19, 20:39
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
It's all muscle memory, right? Shouldn't be too...

It's all muscle memory, right? Shouldn't be too hard to pick it back up!
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-19, 20:32
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I learned how to the cup game when I was about 12...

I learned how to the cup game when I was about 12 on summer camp, but I've only just learned to sing and do it at the same time!

Thanks, people!
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-19, 19:57
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
You're gonna miss me...

You're gonna miss me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=it1PJRyBpRc)
Screen door (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=h_68ziwa9Ls)
These definitely aren't...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-19, 15:38
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I've spent this morning teaching myself to do...

I've spent this morning teaching myself to do this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=1708WI4RH-Q) and this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lZzp1u1PDQ). I already knew how to do that cup rhythm,...
Forum: General 2013-01-19, 12:41
Replies: 81
Views: 8,697
Posted By Mia
Yeah, that wasn't a 100% serious comment. Because...

Yeah, that wasn't a 100% serious comment. Because I don't study punctuation! :lol:
I think I spend too much time hanging out with other linguists. But we're cool!
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-19, 03:10
Replies: 211
Hi.
Views: 11,591
Posted By Mia
I think he might be a programmer by virtue of his...

I think he might be a programmer by virtue of his job title. Not that that necessarily means anything.
Forum: General 2013-01-19, 01:05
Replies: 81
Views: 8,697
Posted By Mia
As a linguist, I'm telling you there's no such...

As a linguist, I'm telling you there's no such thing as wrong usage of the English language, as long as Polaris is making himself understood. Which he is.

Don't be a prescriptivist. We don't like...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-17, 15:13
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
I think so! That wasn't expressed very well, I...

I think so! That wasn't expressed very well, I was trying to say that people think their right to argue is being taken away, not their right to have their opinion taken as a serious candidate for the...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-17, 04:45
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
One of the problems is that "free speech" often...

One of the problems is that "free speech" often becomes shorthand for "I can do, say and think whatever I like, and therefore continuing to debate with me is somehow disrespectful and you should just...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-17, 04:13
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
Refusal to understand is maybe the wrong choice...

Refusal to understand is maybe the wrong choice of words. I don't wish to just pile on and attack Streggy for his point of view, but this is an issue which I feel very strongly about, for various...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-17, 00:17
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
No, as Anakin said it's the point EVERYONE is...

No, as Anakin said it's the point EVERYONE is trying to make but Streggy refuses to understand.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-16, 13:21
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
From Lipstick's link: Myth Men who rape or...

From Lipstick's link:
Myth Men who rape or sexually assault are mentally ill or monsters.
Fact Studies have indicated that as few as 5% of men are psychotic at the time of their crimes. Few...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-16, 03:33
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
"While people perceive dress to have an impact...

"While people perceive dress to have an impact on who is assaulted, studies of rapists suggest that victim attire is not a significant factor. Instead, rapists look for signs of passiveness and...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-15, 19:49
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
You might be referring to SlutWalk...

You might be referring to SlutWalk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlutWalk) which isn't necessarily naked. I've definitely seen pictures like that from there.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-15, 18:57
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
This. A million times this.

This. A million times this.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-15, 02:24
Replies: 184
Views: 15,723
Posted By Mia
Basically you're saying girls hold the...

Basically you're saying girls hold the responsibility for not getting raped, not that men hold responsibility for NOT RAPING. Only by covering up "appropriately" can we prevent rape from happening to...
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-08, 19:54
Replies: 51
Poll: Bicycles!
Views: 3,015
Posted By Mia
I would have a bike, but you're telling me to...

I would have a bike, but you're telling me to run? Wouldn't using the bike be quicker?
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-08, 17:33
Replies: 51
Poll: Bicycles!
Views: 3,015
Posted By Mia
The point is that at the time, I wasn't single. I...

The point is that at the time, I wasn't single. I would hope such gentlemen would not care to follow a lady who was already taken.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-08, 16:52
Replies: 51
Poll: Bicycles!
Views: 3,015
Posted By Mia
Bit dicey, though - what if no men were around to...

Bit dicey, though - what if no men were around to come rescue me?
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-08, 15:22
Replies: 51
Poll: Bicycles!
Views: 3,015
Posted By Mia
True story, I once chipped my nail polish whilst...

True story, I once chipped my nail polish whilst repairing a puncture for my bicycle. It was absolutely tragic.

Another time, I fell off my bike in the middle of the road and my then-boyfriend...
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-06, 03:16
Replies: 141
Views: 8,430
Posted By Mia
Yeah, what the hell? And English...

Yeah, what the hell?



And English universities don't have to do that at all. :rolleyes:
I don't know if you realize you're trying to be Scottish nationalist with a Scottish person. :lol:
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-06, 02:28
Replies: 141
Views: 8,430
Posted By Mia
However, if I were to go to a Scottish university...

However, if I were to go to a Scottish university I would still have to pay ridiculous fees. Life is not fair.
Forum: Off topic 2013-01-05, 18:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mia
That drink was banned at my school, apparently...

That drink was banned at my school, apparently for health reasons. Twinsen probably doesn't share those concerns, though.
Forum: Member Announcements 2013-01-05, 16:31
Replies: 141
Views: 8,430
Posted By Mia
I bet there is a justifiable reason somewhere....

I bet there is a justifiable reason somewhere. The influence might have come from somewhere else, or it's just an accent that's similar to American but comes from your surroundings. I study...
Forum: General 2012-12-22, 02:26
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
These are children with higher-pitched voices...

These are children with higher-pitched voices than you'd find in adults and the boys' voices will definitely not have broken. Possibly the voices are being provided by a female. You know Bart Simpson...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-21, 21:15
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
That happened to me in a dream I had where I was...

That happened to me in a dream I had where I was killed by a train. I was really quite worried when I woke up!
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-21, 15:18
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
Why is everyone complaining about the world...

Why is everyone complaining about the world ending? There’s no point in acting surprised about it. All the planning charts and demolition orders have been on display at your local planning department...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-21, 04:24
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
They were never clear on timezones,...

They were never clear on timezones, unfortunately. Maybe I'll warn you guys if something happens. Maybe not. I realised something quite significant at about 1:00 am, but it was personal. Perhaps...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-21, 02:14
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
Right here. And no, no life shattering events...

Right here. And no, no life shattering events have occurred.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-20, 23:33
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Nope. I used to assume they were common, but I...

Nope. I used to assume they were common, but I grew up with Scottish children's music.
So, the song tells you these things to the tune of She'll be coming round the mountain.
Not throwing your...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-20, 22:27
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
It's very yummy, especially with golden syrup...

It's very yummy, especially with golden syrup added (lots of people don't like it, though). But you mustn't eat it with a fork. Also, you can't shove your maternal grandmother off a bus or throw your...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-20, 18:58
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
It's the title of a book (which I just realised...

It's the title of a book (which I just realised no one here probably knows). Lighten up a little.
No, they're not always happy. No, that's not the point. :rolleyes: The point is that having divorced...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-20, 16:09
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Divorced kids are happy kids! I'm betting you're...

Divorced kids are happy kids! I'm betting you're actually in the majority. I'm a rarity amongst my friends in that my parents are still together.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-20, 15:28
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
That can work, though. It really does depend on...

That can work, though. It really does depend on the situation (plus how amicable the parents are willing to stay toward each other)! However, custody of children is still a very contentious issue...
Forum: General 2012-12-20, 13:44
Replies: 69
Views: 4,150
Posted By Mia
In my mind, it implies that they don't actually...

In my mind, it implies that they don't actually like each other, or pretend not to, but actually Serge respects and admires Steven. Sounds like classic soap opera fodder to me! Doesn't her friend...
Forum: General 2012-12-19, 19:27
Replies: 69
Views: 4,150
Posted By Mia
It's not just gossip talk, it's a flipping soap...

It's not just gossip talk, it's a flipping soap opera. You could spin that out for at least a series.
Forum: General 2012-12-19, 18:53
Replies: 69
Views: 4,150
Posted By Mia
Does admiration mean something different over...

Does admiration mean something different over there? :?
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 18:32
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I drink vanilla chai. Or copious amounts of hot...

I drink vanilla chai. Or copious amounts of hot chocolate.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 17:21
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Then I am correct and you are not 20. This is not...

Then I am correct and you are not 20. This is not complicated mathematics. :rolleyes:



No, I don't understand the need for coffee, because I'm caffeine free. Sucks to be you and have a caffeine...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 16:40
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Really? Could have sworn you're at least a couple...

Really? Could have sworn you're at least a couple of years older than me. Anyway...



No, we're just consumerists. And that was likely the most exciting thing in my day, aside from discourse...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 16:31
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
I bought a toaster this morning. I also bought...

I bought a toaster this morning. I also bought some picture books. What's your point?
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 16:27
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
But he's not 20 himself :p

But he's not 20 himself :p
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 16:25
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Ha! Maybe he can give you a break, but...

Ha! Maybe he can give you a break, but...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 16:18
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Thirteen's a legal requirement to sign up to...

Thirteen's a legal requirement to sign up to certain websites in the USA. The times have changed, and education about internet safety in schools is very different now - have a look at Netsmartz...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 14:39
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
True. We're adamant that my sister won't get an...

True. We're adamant that my sister won't get an iPhone for quite a long time.

I was given my mobile phone because I started walking to high school by myself. Now kids as young as some of the seven...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-19, 14:13
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
They have Facebook, although a lot of them...

They have Facebook, although a lot of them probably shouldn't (She's twelve. A lot of the ten year olds I work with also have Facebook). They use Twitter as well.

And text messaging can be far...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 22:47
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Nope....

Nope. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20222998) Microsoft bought Skype last year and are intending to ditch MSN for it, now.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 22:32
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
It's not dead. It is integrated into Skype, now,...

It's not dead. It is integrated into Skype, now, though. Also, my little sister and her friends don't have MSN and I did at their age. Culturally, it's quite interesting watching what she's now doing.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 21:23
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
I thought Skype killed MSN. It's certainly why I...

I thought Skype killed MSN. It's certainly why I stopped using it. I rarely use Facebook chat.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 12:46
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
That, as my Latin teacher put it, I have a really...

That, as my Latin teacher put it, I have a really selfish nickname.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 04:59
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
No, mate. I'm from the MSN generation, I've seen...

No, mate. I'm from the MSN generation, I've seen what Smiley addiction does to people!
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 04:04
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Yes. I'm not actually calling you guys out on...

Yes. I'm not actually calling you guys out on anything. Tone's pretty hard to convey on the internet, unfortunately!

If you do start being genuinely creepy that's when I stop talking to you.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 03:27
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
It was followed by this: but still. I...

It was followed by this:


but still. I also vaguely recall he might have added me on MSN and been disappointed that the picture was the same as my MBN one... I think he's just awkward, though,...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 03:01
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
And here I was just thinking that you'd made the...

And here I was just thinking that you'd made the mistake that's been made here before of thinking it stands for Missing In Action. Gah.

You're not the first one to point that out though:


...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 02:43
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
No one's shouted "MIA!" at me for years. Ah,...

No one's shouted "MIA!" at me for years. Ah, nostalgia.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-18, 02:25
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Why am I suddenly in capitals? Just curious...

Why am I suddenly in capitals? Just curious...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-17, 18:23
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
See, that's just you misspelling my real name....

See, that's just you misspelling my real name. Which you shouldn't be able to do, it's not difficult!
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-17, 18:09
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Who says "yes" to "Would you like me to stalk...

Who says "yes" to "Would you like me to stalk you?" :rolleyes:

I don't mind you seeing stuff that's here, (I did put it here!) but please keep in mind that I'm not that person any more! Thanks.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-17, 17:52
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
It's significant because I respond differently to...

It's significant because I respond differently to that name, like I respond differently to people who use my real name vs people calling me Mia or others of my nicknames. They imply different levels...
Forum: The site and forum 2012-12-17, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By Mia
I'm fairly sure we also used to have a graph for...

I'm fairly sure we also used to have a graph for the entire forum, somewhere. I forget where, now, though.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-17, 15:33
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
The stalking is actually quite worrying. The...

The stalking is actually quite worrying. The other day on Facebook he called me by a nickname I'd forgotten I revealed on here, so I thought it was someone else and then I got very confused.
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-12-16, 17:09
Replies: 45
Views: 2,779
Posted By Mia
I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello.

I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-14, 14:22
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
That is a very disturbing film, but ...

That is a very disturbing film, but

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: General 2012-12-14, 01:12
Replies: 69
Views: 4,150
Posted By Mia
Um, what? That's why you want to see women???

Um, what? That's why you want to see women???
Forum: Fan Art 2012-12-12, 15:36
Replies: 50
Views: 6,107
Posted By Mia
And with a little more looking, you get: ...

And with a little more looking, you get:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_liz5ceGayw1qgj7c9o1_500.jpg

which is just amazing.

These are also pretty cool:
...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-12, 02:27
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
I can honestly say that I haven't.

I can honestly say that I haven't.
Forum: Fan Art 2012-12-12, 02:11
Replies: 50
Views: 6,107
Posted By Mia
Found on tumblr: ...

Found on tumblr:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/50736640b6077c08b91cc24b16e4eeb3/tumblr_mew5upsCve1riajobo1_500.jpg

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9d7ayIdVI1qka8rko1_500.jpg
...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-12-11, 19:54
Replies: 45
Views: 2,779
Posted By Mia
He needs to find the sand sculptors. Maybe...

He needs to find the sand sculptors. Maybe they'll make him a sand witch.

(I apologise for making a joke out of your misspelling).
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 23:53
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Pour white wine on it, scrub gently with a tissue...

Pour white wine on it, scrub gently with a tissue and then use some salt and regular rug cleaner to get the stain out.

I know stuff about cleaning!
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 21:56
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
He did imply that the only reason to get married...

He did imply that the only reason to get married is so someone will make you sandwiches...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 21:45
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Then he should make his own damn sandwich! Or if...

Then he should make his own damn sandwich! Or if he's too lazy to do that, I hear they sell pre-packaged sandwiches in some shops.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 21:40
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
I mean to say it was once not old and tired....

I mean to say it was once not old and tired. Never been funny, though.

And I'll be glad to do your laundry if you want me to turn everything pink or grey!
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 21:35
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Hence my telling him that the kitchen is where I...

Hence my telling him that the kitchen is where I keep the knives.

The sandwich/kitchen joke is old and tired and just plain unfunny, now. Why won't you let it die???
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-10, 21:19
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
So Kasia can marry, but keep her own surname....

So Kasia can marry, but keep her own surname. Simple.
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-12-07, 20:25
Replies: 64
Views: 4,701
Posted By Mia
What, exactly, would you be looking for?

What, exactly, would you be looking for?
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 20:14
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Well then this is simply not true.

Well then this


is simply not true.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 18:48
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Well that depends which church you go to, doesn't...

Well that depends which church you go to, doesn't it? This one "The Church" you refer to is... what?
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 18:07
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Random scripture quoting annoys me as well - are...

Random scripture quoting annoys me as well - are you actually proving anything that way? I can quote random passages from any literature that are meaningful and make a lot of sense to everyday life....
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 12:44
Replies: 71
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mia
The Mayan calendar already ended and we're still...

The Mayan calendar already ended and we're still here. You have to account for calendar changes, leap days, etc. Really the world should have ended back in Summer 2011.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 03:58
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
I'm a Christian, but I don't really care if...

I'm a Christian, but I don't really care if others don't believe in anything, as long as they stay respectful.


Which that wasn't. Seriously, people have been telling me I'm a sheep for a long,...
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 03:40
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Exactly. I never said atheism was invalid, it's...

Exactly. I never said atheism was invalid, it's the way people choose to act about it.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-06, 02:54
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Being an atheist is the "cool" thing to do these...

Being an atheist is the "cool" thing to do these days. And people act as if atheism is actually a belief system in and of itself, rather than just not believing in a deity.
Forum: Dear moderators 2012-12-05, 17:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By Mia
I saw stephanmildred with the devil.

I saw stephanmildred with the devil.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-04, 18:30
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Can I not find this "Truth" in my NIV Bible? Or...

Can I not find this "Truth" in my NIV Bible? Or my ESV Bible?
I've never understood why people get so picky about which translation to use.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-04, 02:37
Replies: 37
Views: 2,538
Posted By Mia
This thread is over 5 years old... you're not...

This thread is over 5 years old... you're not helping my perception of you as a stalker.
Forum: Off topic 2012-12-04, 00:10
Replies: 313
Views: 29,922
Posted By Mia
Uh... that's not me. Good observation skills,...

Uh... that's not me. Good observation skills, there.
Forum: General 2012-12-03, 02:11
Replies: 28
Views: 3,911
Posted By Mia
No, he's not Dr. Horrible. Dr. Horrible was far...

No, he's not Dr. Horrible. Dr. Horrible was far nicer.
Forum: General 2012-11-28, 15:07
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
The rhyme scheme clearly works a lot better in...

The rhyme scheme clearly works a lot better in that version. Nid, magie, jolie and planète, tête and bête. Interesting that the tense changes (I think), and Sendell IS the prettiest but Funfrock WAS...
Forum: General 2012-11-28, 00:39
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
I think the "Funfrock is a dirty beast" was added...

I think the "Funfrock is a dirty beast" was added to almost rhyme with the English translation, because in French that would be something like "FunFrock est une bête sale" and sale doesn't rhyme with...
Forum: General 2012-11-27, 23:58
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
I wonder how the translation matches up. I've not...

I wonder how the translation matches up. I've not actually played the game in French, it might be interesting to see how everything matches. The ferryman's song makes a lot of sense in English. I...
Forum: General 2012-11-27, 22:49
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
Good. Because I actually spent half my childhood...

Good. Because I actually spent half my childhood singing random songs. Actually, to be honest, I still do that now! It's probably more stupid as an adult...
Forum: General 2012-11-27, 22:35
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
I might have. I don't have to prove myself to...

I might have. I don't have to prove myself to you, though. I can't prove that I used to wander around singing it as a child, either, so you probably don't believe that as well.
Forum: General 2012-11-27, 22:28
Replies: 34
Views: 5,213
Posted By Mia
I used to wander around singing that song as a...

I used to wander around singing that song as a kid. I was cool.

It's Sendell which makes her nest
In the heart of the planet
Sendell does her magic well
But it might make your head swell...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-27, 01:28
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
We were not all 12ish in 2004. When I joined...

We were not all 12ish in 2004. When I joined these forums aged 14 in 2006 I was very much one of the youngest here. I bet most of the people here are the same age as you, Zee.
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-26, 22:37
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
I was 12 years old back in 2004. I've always felt...

I was 12 years old back in 2004. I've always felt young around here, but sheesh.
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-26, 21:58
Replies: 39
Views: 2,488
Posted By Mia
Abandonware is a very mucky concept. It seems to...

Abandonware is a very mucky concept. It seems to me that you're using it here to justify not paying for a game simply because it's old. You might not feel like paying for it, but that's your...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-26, 21:12
Replies: 21
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mia
I think she was saying that even though she's not...

I think she was saying that even though she's not Ms. Fantastic she still has talents.
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-26, 17:41
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
There's two people being debated here, I think....

There's two people being debated here, I think. One with 8 characters and one with a confusion between 8 or 10. But who I was referring to, 7 or 8, could very likely be you Double-J!

[[spoiler...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-25, 03:25
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
Yours is, but it's not you :lol:

Yours is, but it's not you :lol:
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-25, 03:18
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
Interesting, because I was actually going for 7...

Interesting, because I was actually going for 7 stars now. Genuinely unsure if we mean the same person.
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-11-24, 20:58
Replies: 89
Views: 5,199
Posted By Mia
I have a feeling Polaris is referring to the...

I have a feeling Polaris is referring to the legnendary "comma monster", make of that what you will.
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-23, 20:00
Replies: 39
Views: 2,488
Posted By Mia
Before LBA was available on GOG we'd probably...

Before LBA was available on GOG we'd probably have been more sympathetic, but now there's no excuse.

I don't have a huge problem with illegal downloading generally. I do have a problem if people...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-22, 19:26
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
Reasons why I'm really thankful for the NHS here.

Reasons why I'm really thankful for the NHS here.
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-21, 02:20
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
Well if you can see at 15 feet what someone else...

Well if you can see at 15 feet what someone else can see at 20, I think that probably helps a lot - you can see where you're aiming much more clearly. They used to confiscate contact lenses, but now...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-21, 02:02
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
20/20 is perfect vision. -1.50 and +1.50 and...

20/20 is perfect vision. -1.50 and +1.50 and stuff is your prescription. iirc, Tiger Woods vision is now 20/15, and a lot of golfers use contact lenses to get them to that level.

Also, I used to...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-21, 01:43
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
I wear glasses, and have done since I was very...

I wear glasses, and have done since I was very young. I tried and hated contact lenses as a teenager and have been a bit scared of trying them again.

Hasn't Tiger Woods has his vision "corrected"...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-20, 12:39
Replies: 109
Views: 5,030
Posted By Mia
If you insist......

If you insist... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKFfXfJGesU
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-16, 23:53
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
Aw, thanks! This place really is a bit of a boys'...

Aw, thanks! This place really is a bit of a boys' club...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-16, 23:22
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
Every so often, someone asks where all the girls...

Every so often, someone asks where all the girls went, and they tend to be shocked that I'm still around. I certainly used to be girl-in-residence around here!
Not that I've ever posted very much.
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-16, 23:13
Replies: 170
Views: 7,134
Posted By Mia
I guess I'll have to reevaluate my gender...

I guess I'll have to reevaluate my gender...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-08, 15:02
Replies: 109
Views: 5,030
Posted By Mia
I see. Three films appear to be imaginary, in the...

I see. Three films appear to be imaginary, in the mind of Jasiek. Well, you can disown them but you can't stop them from existing... personally I didn't think they were THAT bad, but I can see how a...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-06, 11:46
Replies: 109
Views: 5,030
Posted By Mia
http://jefbot.com/comics/2012-11-06-wishuponadeath...

http://jefbot.com/comics/2012-11-06-wishuponadeathstar.jpg
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-03, 21:14
Replies: 109
Views: 5,030
Posted By Mia
His voice is so irritating and trying to get down...

His voice is so irritating and trying to get down what he's saying in a coherent format quickly enough is practically impossible. I was willing him to shut up so I had a fighting chance with some of...
Forum: Off topic 2012-11-03, 21:02
Replies: 109
Views: 5,030
Posted By Mia
Does this make Princess Leia a Disney princess? ...

Does this make Princess Leia a Disney princess?

I'm reserving judgement on this one. It's possible (and not unlikely) that they can really mess it up, but it's also possible that we'll get...
Forum: First aid 2012-10-31, 23:18
Replies: 28
Views: 4,967
Posted By Mia
So did you ever get the pipe trick to work??

So did you ever get the pipe trick to work??
Forum: First aid 2012-10-30, 19:47
Replies: 28
Views: 4,967
Posted By Mia
Yeah, definitely don't fuck with that guy. He'll...

Yeah, definitely don't fuck with that guy. He'll probably just enjoy it...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-09-19, 12:33
Replies: 60
Views: 4,700
Posted By Mia
If you tape them together, you get the same...

If you tape them together, you get the same effect, right?
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-09-17, 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By Mia
Thanks guys! I'm rubbish at drawing, so to each...

Thanks guys! I'm rubbish at drawing, so to each their own.

Space constraints meant I didn't do his full body, what I did was on the largest board we have (also why it cuts off into a straight line...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-09-16, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By Mia
Hama bead Twinsen

For those of you who may not know, hama beads are little plastic beads that you fuse together using heat (of an iron) to make pictures. One of the girls my mum childminds wanted me to play hama beads...
Forum: Off topic 2012-07-26, 01:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Mia
With the amount of fruit that my family produces...

With the amount of fruit that my family produces we have to freeze a lot of it so it doesn't go off! We have a special freezer for the purpose, full of plums, apples, gooseberries, redcurrants,...
Forum: Off topic 2012-04-16, 21:51
Replies: 89
Views: 6,320
Posted By Mia
Word Rescue...

Word Rescue (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIXsvR4NX7E)? Shot in the dark here. There were monsters called Gruzzles that you had to 'slime'. You could play as either a girl or a boy (the boy was...
Forum: Off topic 2012-04-06, 11:04
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
Coincidentally I was talking about this with a...

Coincidentally I was talking about this with a friend who's studying game design recently. She'd produced this (http://presstriangle.co.uk/2012/02/11/doing-it-myself/) for one of the assignments. I...
Forum: General 2012-03-08, 18:39
Replies: 49
Views: 7,947
Posted By Mia
There are attachments here.

There are attachments here.
Forum: General 2012-03-08, 02:23
Replies: 54
Views: 12,352
Posted By Mia
I took a pre-school French "class" - me and Mr....

I took a pre-school French "class" - me and Mr. French Language are probably closer than any of my other languages. I can do a tiny bit of Spanish, barely any German, and I can count in Japanese....
Forum: General 2012-03-07, 22:16
Replies: 54
Views: 12,352
Posted By Mia
I think trying to play through the game in French...

I think trying to play through the game in French would definitely be an eye-opener for me. I don't speak French fluently, but I reckon I know enough that it'd be quite interesting.
Forum: General 2012-03-06, 21:56
Replies: 54
Views: 12,352
Posted By Mia
"Funfrock, you suck, big time! I'm gonna take you...

"Funfrock, you suck, big time! I'm gonna take you out and I don't mean for a pizza!"
We laughed uncontrollably at that, it just didn't seem to fit the tone of the rest of the game.
Forum: General 2012-02-27, 19:12
Replies: 49
Views: 7,947
Posted By Mia
It's all to do with self-belief. Baldino is so...

It's all to do with self-belief. Baldino is so absent-minded he probably didn't remember whether or not he'd given Twinsen the radio, and believing he had was able to contact Twinsen because he...
Forum: General 2012-02-23, 22:41
Replies: 31
Views: 4,290
Posted By Mia
But as a spacesuit it presumably has oxygen (or...

But as a spacesuit it presumably has oxygen (or whatever Twinsunians breathe) so he might sink but he'll be able to breathe underwater.
Forum: The site and forum 2012-02-23, 22:34
Replies: 131
Views: 27,626
Posted By Mia
I think it does... you can pronounce ugly with...

I think it does... you can pronounce ugly with three syllables if you're that way inclined.
Forum: The site and forum 2012-02-23, 15:46
Replies: 131
Views: 27,626
Posted By Mia
I assume it was meant to read 'National Anthem',...

I assume it was meant to read 'National Anthem', and the Australian National Anthem is Advance Australia Fair. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rErvPnd-2E&feature=related)
Forum: General 2012-02-22, 20:07
Replies: 12
Views: 3,394
Posted By Mia
He was obviously taking a holiday on Desert...

He was obviously taking a holiday on Desert Island to go to the temple of Bu, and came back just in time to watch his friends get abducted. The abductors had calculated their teleportation ray for...
Forum: General 2012-02-21, 20:07
Replies: 30
Views: 7,019
Posted By Mia
That can be a disappointment. I was looking to...

That can be a disappointment. I was looking to see if I still had LBA installed on a computer so I searched for "lba". It came up with lots of Nickelback songs. I was not impressed.
Forum: General 2012-02-21, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 7,019
Posted By Mia
My sister does that! I don't know why she looked...

My sister does that! I don't know why she looked at me so oddly when I told her I had to get medicine for my DinoFly. She knows LBA fairly well.
I have seen several cars where the last three letters...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-02-16, 00:13
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Mia
People who are bots are less awesome. Thankfully...

People who are bots are less awesome. Thankfully you don't appear to be one, so I can say welcome!
Forum: General 2012-02-16, 00:11
Replies: 30
Views: 7,019
Posted By Mia
I haven't experienced anything like that... I...

I haven't experienced anything like that... I agree that the cookie looks a tiny bit like Funfrock. I do remember watching some comedian or other on TV and my dad saying "He sounds like a character...
Forum: General 2012-02-10, 16:05
Replies: 27
Views: 9,138
Posted By Mia
Or is that where Atlantis is?

Or is that where Atlantis is?
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-10, 16:05
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Oh my, reminds me of this one: 1 11 21 ...

Oh my, reminds me of this one:

1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
13112221
etc.
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-09, 23:33
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
I've recently been playing an amazing strategy...

I've recently been playing an amazing strategy game called 'My Kingdom for the Princess'. It's very clever and although it claims to be a "time management game" it actually takes quite a bit of...
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-08, 19:07
Replies: 89
Views: 6,320
Posted By Mia
This might be Supersolvers: Gizmos and Gadgets...

This might be Supersolvers: Gizmos and Gadgets (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wei0C21LBNM). You would have to go round a warehouse and solve puzzles to go through doors and pick up the best option...
Forum: General 2012-02-08, 14:09
Replies: 24
Views: 8,030
Posted By Mia
It probably causes you to lose man points. Why on...

It probably causes you to lose man points. Why on earth were you playing Barbie games??
Forum: First aid 2012-02-08, 12:37
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
This was a while ago. I found a savegame that was...

This was a while ago. I found a savegame that was near enough where I wanted to be, so it was all OK.

I know J_McKalling wanted my savegame of the problem to see if he could work out what was...
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-02-07, 19:49
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Mia
Please do, no one else seems to like it much. We...

Please do, no one else seems to like it much. We need rid of it, it's been taking up space around here for goodness knows how many years!
Welcome!
Forum: Member Announcements 2012-02-07, 02:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mia
If you actually notice, the unicode swastika is...

If you actually notice, the unicode swastika is backwards from the Nazi swastika, as is the one used in Buddhism, iirc. I'd be a lot more worried if a right-inverted swastika were available in...
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-07, 02:21
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
I just finished Puzzle Bots. It's not terribly...

I just finished Puzzle Bots. It's not terribly complicated, but it's very cute and the storyline is hilarious. Very enjoyable!
Forum: General 2012-02-06, 23:03
Replies: 35
Views: 9,731
Posted By Mia
I remember I would always wait to save over land...

I remember I would always wait to save over land because I was rubbish at being quick enough to pick up from a save over water. It was definitely possible to pick up, but I never managed.
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-03, 18:25
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
Yeah, haha, in Outnumbered basically the producer...

Yeah, haha, in Outnumbered basically the producer takes the kids into a corner and says "Well, why don't you ask them about this?" or "Tell them what you think about that." That's why, unusually for...
Forum: General 2012-02-03, 16:52
Replies: 24
Views: 8,030
Posted By Mia
I had a horseriding game once. I was 8. It was...

I had a horseriding game once. I was 8. It was called "Barbie Horse Adventure," or something similar. You should only put horse riding in LBA if it is markedly better than that game, because even at...
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-03, 15:50
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
I'm not even sure how many people are aware that...

I'm not even sure how many people are aware that there are more. I always think there should be more Oz movies!
See here (http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/emerald-city-confidential.html) for Emerald...
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-03, 13:52
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
If you know L. Frank Baum's Oz at all, even just...

If you know L. Frank Baum's Oz at all, even just the Wizard of Oz, Emerald City Confidential was a point and click game which I really enjoyed. If you know Oz well it is really interesting to see how...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-02-02, 23:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Mia
I think it's something about the way I did her...

I think it's something about the way I did her eyes, or the whole perspective shift given that she's supposed to be further away from the viewer than Twinsen.
I'm actually using these as practice...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-02-02, 15:58
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Mia
Thank you everyone! I refined my charting...

Thank you everyone! I refined my charting technique and came up with this:
http://i55.tinypic.com/2ypgi7s.jpg
I didn't try Zoe before because I didn't think I had any yellow thread, but I found...
Forum: News 2012-02-01, 22:44
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
What so "I don't actually have the parcel, but I...

What so "I don't actually have the parcel, but I can tell you who does." "In that case we're going to act as if YOU had it when the music stopped. Good luck with that..!"
Forum: News 2012-02-01, 22:03
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
It's like a demented game of pass the parcel. If...

It's like a demented game of pass the parcel. If you happen to have it when the music stops...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-02-01, 01:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Mia
Cross stitch is a type of sewing, which that is...

Cross stitch is a type of sewing, which that is :)
This was my first experiment with creating my own charts for cross stitch, I'm sure the next time I do it it will be a lot better.
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-01, 00:34
Replies: 89
Views: 6,320
Posted By Mia
I remember Lego Chess, but that was clearly Lego...

I remember Lego Chess, but that was clearly Lego pieces doing the moving. The other chess game I remember was one where you played the Nobles, Princess, Prince, Queen and King, and it was supposed to...
Forum: Off topic 2012-02-01, 00:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mia
You'd love it in my house! Singing when I do the...

You'd love it in my house! Singing when I do the washing up makes the whole thing more fun. I'm also liable to break out into song from random words in conversation, which sometimes leads to...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-31, 23:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mia
All the time. I even sing about what I'm doing,...

All the time. I even sing about what I'm doing, so it really is like a musical!
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2012-01-31, 22:57
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Mia
Twinsen Cross Stitch

Look what I did today :D

http://i39.tinypic.com/mlnnk8.jpg

I am aware that this is far from perfect. It is, however, the first time I have created a chart and followed it myself, so I am...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-31, 21:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mia
It has been said to me, more than once, that...

It has been said to me, more than once, that being around me is sometimes like living in a musical. That is probably more true of the characters in LOTR, although in a very different way.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-30, 13:37
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
If you have lemons... I make lemonade from...

If you have lemons...

I make lemonade from the lemon, set up a lemonade stand and attempt to raise money for the cause of putting Mornington Crescent back in London.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-29, 22:54
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,913
Posted By Mia
I'm mostly using a laptop these days, but I think...

I'm mostly using a laptop these days, but I think the monitor I have is VGA. Hmm.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-29, 19:23
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,913
Posted By Mia
We're living in the future! (Yes, I know that...

We're living in the future! (Yes, I know that makes no sense). Unfortunately, I don't have a TV. Rats!
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-29, 15:34
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mia
See here ...

See here (http://www.hypable.com/harry-potter/2012/01/27/harry-potter-and-the-massive-movie-makeover-an-examination-of-how-harry-has-changed/)for an analysis of how and why the Harry Potter books...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-29, 00:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mia
Nope, he has delusions of grandeur and is using...

Nope, he has delusions of grandeur and is using the 'royal we'.

Does it take a long time to print a model, given that it has to do a number of layers?
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-27, 16:36
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
You mean quadruplets? No. I originally solved...

You mean quadruplets? No. I originally solved that riddle as part of a computer spelling game where you beat up enemies, so I was given a list of letters to spell the solution from, which could make...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-27, 15:38
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Riddles! These might be very well known, I'm not...

Riddles! These might be very well known, I'm not sure.

Shapeless, I take shape. Unguarded, I escape.
Death in excess, death without slake. What am I?

I face my brother, he faces me.
By our...
Forum: First aid 2012-01-25, 00:50
Replies: 8
Views: 5,917
Posted By Mia
Only when I'm REALLY frustrated. It amuses...

Only when I'm REALLY frustrated.

It amuses me that you are comparing LBA to real life, although yes, running into walls in real life is generally not a good idea, and the fact that it was...
Forum: News 2012-01-25, 00:22
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
Vevo is the company that uploads music videos to...

Vevo is the company that uploads music videos to youtube, I believe. I think Google themselves admitted that youtube would almost certainly disappear overnight if the bill passed.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-24, 19:43
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Ooh, I love Perplexcity cards! I know someone who...

Ooh, I love Perplexcity cards! I know someone who has some season 2 ones, but there's no way of getting the answers for them...
Forum: News 2012-01-24, 16:11
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
That's what I'm saying, there's no way of knowing...

That's what I'm saying, there's no way of knowing whether or not each download is a lost sale! I'm definitely not saying that no one who downloads would not have bought it legally otherwise. And the...
Forum: News 2012-01-24, 04:34
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
"Piracy is stealing." No, it isn't. If I go into...

"Piracy is stealing." No, it isn't. If I go into a shop and take a DVD without paying, that's stealing. If I download a movie, the movie is still there once I've downloaded it, it's just a copy....
Forum: News 2012-01-23, 22:13
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
I wasn't actually aware of any FBI raid, thanks...

I wasn't actually aware of any FBI raid, thanks for the update! The thing is that this is like trying to kill a weed - chop one down and a million more alternatives pop up in its place! We saw this...
Forum: News 2012-01-23, 01:36
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
I'm wondering if sites are already starting to be...

I'm wondering if sites are already starting to be affected by the prospect of this legislation... two video streaming sites, Videozer and Videobb have started to delete anything and everything that...
Forum: News 2012-01-22, 17:56
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
If you press your ear to someone's leg you can...

If you press your ear to someone's leg you can hear them say "What are you doing?"

You can plant a pasta tree in your backyard in order to reduce your carbonara footprint.

Pluto is no longer a...
Forum: News 2012-01-21, 18:27
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
Someone I know just described this as "Laws being...

Someone I know just described this as "Laws being suggested by rich old technophobes in order to protect other rich old technophobes and their outdated business models against the internet." Exactly....
Forum: News 2012-01-21, 16:35
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
It's not just SOPA and PIPA... I give you ACTA...

It's not just SOPA and PIPA... I give you ACTA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmQN93NqqDM&feature=share).
Forum: Fan Fics 2012-01-20, 02:01
Replies: 25
Views: 4,262
Posted By Mia
No, because I WASN'T THERE!!

No, because I WASN'T THERE!!
Forum: News 2012-01-19, 16:32
Replies: 112
Views: 31,931
Posted By Mia
The problem with SOPA is that it is entirely too...

The problem with SOPA is that it is entirely too vague! I was very confused about the whole thing, but this (http://blog.reddit.com/2012/01/technical-examination-of-sopa-and.html) explained it quite...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-18, 00:43
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
I'm sorry, but I think you have to remain in the...

I'm sorry, but I think you have to remain in the area of play, i.e. the London Underground network, or otherwise use other train networks. Manoevering the crane from the play area was fine, but...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-18, 00:32
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
Ugh, that means I have to take the Queen of...

Ugh, that means I have to take the Queen of Spades and get 13 extra points! Why Colonel Mustard?? Makes it harder, but I can still get to Victoria invoking Madison's 5th conjecture.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-17, 22:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mia
I listened to The Hobbit on audiobook on a long...

I listened to The Hobbit on audiobook on a long car journey many years ago, where they pronounce it with the mau pronounced like in mouth. So that's how I've always pronounced it. *shrug*
I always...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-17, 21:25
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
*Ahem* You appear to have confused the Scottish....

*Ahem* You appear to have confused the Scottish. They are used to playing Morningside Crescent, and as such have given us Morningside Crescent in return.
Oh well, I will put another piece on the...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-16, 17:01
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
I can't see how to make 4, which is a square...

I can't see how to make 4, which is a square number... or 1, if you believe that it is a square number!
Forum: Fan Fics 2012-01-14, 20:59
Replies: 25
Views: 4,262
Posted By Mia
FB2K's post was incredibly flawed for the...

FB2K's post was incredibly flawed for the following reason: POLAR BEARS AND PENGUINS LIVE AT OPPOSITE POLES!
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-13, 18:21
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
I could make a number 2, which is a squared...

I could make a number 2, which is a squared symbol... :P
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-13, 17:25
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
I know how you can make a square from four...

I know how you can make a square from four matches going in a cross... never had to do it from just 3.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-13, 15:39
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Am I allowed to break the matches?

Am I allowed to break the matches?
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-13, 14:12
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
Yep, it's Monopoly. Well done!

Yep, it's Monopoly. Well done!
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-13, 12:56
Replies: 293
Views: 19,021
Posted By Mia
OK, well this was one of my favourite...

OK, well this was one of my favourite brainteasers:

A man pushes his car up to a hotel and tells the owner that he is bankrupt. The owner sighs and takes all the man's money. What's going on?
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-12, 03:25
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
Well, spades are trumps, so all being well I...

Well, spades are trumps, so all being well I should be able to get to Hammersmith via Marble Arch, using the Kirov manoeuvre.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-11, 21:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
I'm going to use a double backpass, as common in...

I'm going to use a double backpass, as common in the Chalk Farm '88 variation and finish Kentish Town, remove my knight, and claim 8 points and 2 barrels of beer.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-11, 14:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
Ooh, that gives me four in a row, which allows me...

Ooh, that gives me four in a row, which allows me to slot in Chancery Lane quite neatly, leaving you with no choice but to shunt if you want to get anywhere fast.
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-11, 11:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
If I had passed Go, yeah, that would have put me...

If I had passed Go, yeah, that would have put me in nid. I did think that through!

Professor Plum in Oxford Circus with the Revolver.

Let's see you get out of that double backpass!
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-11, 01:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mia
Move from Vine Street --> Maida Vale, not passing...

Move from Vine Street --> Maida Vale, not passing Go.
Forum: Fan Fics 2012-01-10, 17:01
Replies: 25
Views: 4,262
Posted By Mia
I've taken part in a few Collaborative Fiction...

I've taken part in a few Collaborative Fiction attempts in my time, including paragraph alternation and so on. One of my favourites involved everyone writing their own opening paragraph, then...
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-09, 18:58
Replies: 69
Views: 3,079
Posted By Mia
Good trick if you can do it... :P

Good trick if you can do it... :P
Forum: Off topic 2012-01-04, 16:06
Replies: 69
Views: 3,079
Posted By Mia
I was taught to play chess by Lego people. I...

I was taught to play chess by Lego people.
I have not improved much since then, so generally I give up or ask that that we play suicide chess, which is much more fun!
Forum: Dear moderators 2012-01-01, 23:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Mia
I turned 11 in 2003. I have often felt like a...

I turned 11 in 2003.
I have often felt like a child whilst browsing this forum.
It's often fun telling older people what year you were born and watching them freak out about being old, though!
Forum: Off topic 2011-12-26, 01:58
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Mia
Feliz Navidad! (and just for Jasiek, Io...

Feliz Navidad!
(and just for Jasiek, Io Saturnalia!)
Forum: Dear moderators 2011-12-21, 23:56
Replies: 46
Views: 2,376
Posted By Mia
OBras deliberately deleted his original post,...

OBras deliberately deleted his original post, after Chaosfish told him he had ruined the thread. I don't remember what Double-J said.
Forum: General 2011-11-26, 17:22
Replies: 34
Views: 6,790
Posted By Mia
The title of "Friendship is Magic" doesn't...

The title of "Friendship is Magic" doesn't inspire me, to be honest.
Forum: General 2011-11-25, 19:50
Replies: 34
Views: 6,790
Posted By Mia
Nothing so awesome, unfortunately. My Little...

Nothing so awesome, unfortunately. My Little Pony, which I hated even when I was young enough to be the target audience!
Forum: Off topic 2011-11-21, 22:13
Replies: 118
Views: 6,652
Posted By Mia
I would need a skipping rope, a blue t-shirt,...

I would need a skipping rope, a blue t-shirt, green skirt and red shoes and to put my hair in bunches. Fairly simple, I would think, except I can no longer skip very well.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-11-13, 00:36
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Mia
Doesn't look like it....

Doesn't look like it. (http://forum.magicball.net/showpost.php?p=410283&postcount=1)
Forum: First aid 2011-10-31, 00:51
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
It wasn't removed from my inventory I don't...

It wasn't removed from my inventory I don't think, rather I hadn't picked it up as I usually would have when playing and it disappeared from the places it could be picked up from.
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 23:36
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
Nope, I don't think I did anything other than the...

Nope, I don't think I did anything other than the way it was intended. I didn't go to Desert Island before removing the storm or anything like that. It was most strange not to find the gallic acid,...
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 22:25
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
But what I did for the other file was run as...

But what I did for the other file was run as administrator. Actually just downloading it like Renesans said worked. Thank you all, though!
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 22:07
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
I ran as administrator and tried running in...

I ran as administrator and tried running in compatibility mode for Windows XP, but I'm now getting a different error about the file 'COMDLG32.OCX' not being correctly registered.
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 19:36
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
I'm running Vista and I get the error message:...

I'm running Vista and I get the error message: "Component 'Vertmenu.ocx' or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid." :(
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 18:08
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
Yeah, I went back to the neighbour to check that...

Yeah, I went back to the neighbour to check that I wasn't being stupid and I really haven't already given him the gallic acid. I too, thought it was entirely possible that I had already got it, but...
Forum: First aid 2011-10-30, 16:33
Replies: 33
Views: 7,236
Posted By Mia
Where is the gallic acid?

In LBA 2, having come back from Zeelich and needing to restore the neighbour's map so I can get my new level of magic, I went to the store and Keroaac's house. The gallic acid is not there any more....
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-10-29, 14:35
Replies: 35
Views: 2,397
Posted By Mia
Ah. I've only used the "polite" form of what's...

Ah. I've only used the "polite" form of what's up: Comment allez-vous? (How's it going?)

You can also use Ciao in French. I have been accused of language mixing when doing so, but they do actually...
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-10-29, 01:42
Replies: 35
Views: 2,397
Posted By Mia
Well, ça va means how are you? or I'm fine, not...

Well, ça va means how are you? or I'm fine, not hello. That's bonjour.

Welcome!
Forum: First aid 2011-10-26, 12:35
Replies: 38
Views: 9,730
Posted By Mia
I genuinely thought that if you abandoned it...

I genuinely thought that if you abandoned it somewhere random the guy found it for you. Maybe not.
Forum: First aid 2011-10-25, 23:03
Replies: 38
Views: 9,730
Posted By Mia
I thought if you left the car lying around long...

I thought if you left the car lying around long enough the guy at the racetrack took it and you had to try and win it back from him. I don't know if just leaving the island should have been enough to...
Forum: News 2011-10-25, 14:33
Replies: 120
Views: 101,738
Posted By Mia
Yeah, that's not clear in the game at all. If I...

Yeah, that's not clear in the game at all. If I remember rightly, Funfrock just says that the children were necessary to lure the wizards there, I assumed to rescue them!
Forum: News 2011-10-21, 23:34
Replies: 120
Views: 101,738
Posted By Mia
Is it caused by FunnyFrog's graphic patch? I've...

Is it caused by FunnyFrog's graphic patch? I've always had problems controlling the car and I never used it.
Forum: News 2011-10-21, 19:50
Replies: 120
Views: 101,738
Posted By Mia
I've bought and used it, and yes, there is no car...

I've bought and used it, and yes, there is no car bug! I had no idea what it was like to be able to have full control of the car!
Forum: Off topic 2011-10-18, 14:52
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
In 2002 I was still in primary school! I'm so...

In 2002 I was still in primary school! I'm so young...

My friend and I spent yesterday playing in the park, and I rediscovered just how cool swinging and playing on the seesaw are! We just don't...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2011-10-14, 00:41
Replies: 67
Views: 11,744
Posted By Mia
Woah! I'm really impressed that you managed that...

Woah! I'm really impressed that you managed that in Minecraft. Looks really good! How long did that take you?
Forum: General 2011-10-13, 17:37
Replies: 48
Views: 7,476
Posted By Mia
The same thing happened to me, the error message...

The same thing happened to me, the error message from AVG being that it's an exploit link to an exploit site. Chrome is just refusing to show it.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-09-26, 19:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mia
Am I the only one who knew of this before? I...

Am I the only one who knew of this before? I think I saw it in a speedrun, maybe.
Forum: Off topic 2011-09-03, 00:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mia
Is that the two parter? In Search of Mornington...

Is that the two parter? In Search of Mornington Crescent and Everyman's Guide to Mornington Crescent. Both are very good :)
Forum: Off topic 2011-08-30, 17:37
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
Things are being resolved, that was a bit unfair...

Things are being resolved, that was a bit unfair of me. It's just that it seems to be deliberately trying to be as confusing and leaving as many threads hanging as possible. Having to keep track of...
Forum: Off topic 2011-08-30, 13:50
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
They left Hitler in the cupboard! This really...

They left Hitler in the cupboard! This really bugged me; they didn't do anything about the weird things he saw (he saw the Tardis, he saw the strange people who are from a different time...)

I...
Forum: Off topic 2011-08-30, 11:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mia
The Long Hot Satsuma is a bit hit and miss as far...

The Long Hot Satsuma is a bit hit and miss as far as I'm concerned, but I did enjoy it.

If you like ISIHAC, you may enjoy Hamish and Dougal (You'll Have Had Your Tea) which is basically extended...
Forum: The site and forum 2011-08-15, 03:30
Replies: 35
Views: 6,841
Posted By Mia
Hospitals could have it interfere with their...

Hospitals could have it interfere with their equipment (allegedly).
Forum: Off topic 2011-08-10, 19:43
Replies: 29
Views: 2,589
Posted By Mia
We're not even sure. There was a peaceful protest...

We're not even sure. There was a peaceful protest against the shooting by police of a man called Mark Duggan, but I'm not sure of the details of that. That got completely out of hand. Then the...
Forum: General 2011-07-30, 22:40
Replies: 48
Views: 4,785
Posted By Mia
I guess that answered my question. You're just...

I guess that answered my question. You're just warped. (It really isn't that kind of book at all.)
Forum: General 2011-07-29, 16:03
Replies: 48
Views: 4,785
Posted By Mia
Depends on what you like. Most of the book isn't...

Depends on what you like. Most of the book isn't actually about her locking up her father, it's about the poverty of the family and the sense of community between everyone who lives there. It's a...
Forum: General 2011-07-29, 13:38
Replies: 48
Views: 4,785
Posted By Mia
Hardly! It's based on a book about a girl who...

Hardly! It's based on a book about a girl who lives in an abandoned castle and keeps a diary. Anyway, her father wrote an amazing novel once, after having been in prison, but failed to produce a...
Forum: General 2011-07-22, 01:33
Replies: 48
Views: 4,785
Posted By Mia
Ah, from the "I capture the castle" school of...

Ah, from the "I capture the castle" school of thought!

Alternatively, just warped.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-07-04, 12:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mia
Maybe the language barrier at work again. I was...

Maybe the language barrier at work again. I was referring to pronunciation, but I guess if they are speaking English to refer to the Biblical one they would pronounce it the English way and if their...
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-07-03, 15:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mia
In Spain and Latin America it's pronounced...

In Spain and Latin America it's pronounced differently to the Jesus in the Bible, although I did once get a Spanish guy introduce himself to me as Jesus pronounced the biblical way, which was kind of...
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-25, 20:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By Mia
Hot and delicious maybe, but useful? Nah.

Hot and delicious maybe, but useful? Nah.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-24, 19:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By Mia
You're about as useful as a chocolate teapot.

You're about as useful as a chocolate teapot.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-23, 22:57
Replies: 22
Hi
Views: 1,868
Posted By Mia
The plan is to replace everyone with bots and see...

The plan is to replace everyone with bots and see if anyone (including the bots) notices. Yep.
I was reading about a reverse Turing test where people had to convince people that they were computer...
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-23, 20:01
Replies: 22
Hi
Views: 1,868
Posted By Mia
Ah, I think I mistyped things as in the 10 topics...

Ah, I think I mistyped things as in the 10 topics a forum boils down to. I also said if you're very cynical, which you don't have to be! And we're not all completely sex-mad.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-22, 21:52
Replies: 22
Hi
Views: 1,868
Posted By Mia
You might.

You might.
Forum: Member Announcements 2011-06-22, 11:59
Replies: 22
Hi
Views: 1,868
Posted By Mia
If you're very cynical, you can boil down all...

If you're very cynical, you can boil down all human life and relationship to the same thing.
Forum: General 2011-06-18, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By Mia
That reminds me of a completely crazy scene in a...

That reminds me of a completely crazy scene in a spelling game I once had, where it was a disco and you had to spell words in order to dance and through your wild dance moves beat up enemies! I don't...
Forum: Off topic 2011-06-15, 23:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By Mia
Tangled was a really good film. It was released...

Tangled was a really good film. It was released in 2011 in the UK, though. I really, really enjoyed it when I took my little sister to see it, and I wasn't expecting to at all!
Forum: Off topic 2011-06-07, 19:33
Replies: 61
Views: 4,301
Posted By Mia
It is. They're just never going to give you...

It is. They're just never going to give you helpful advice. I think that was sarcastic.
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-21, 21:18
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mia
I'm just hanging out, watching my boxsets... if...

I'm just hanging out, watching my boxsets... if the world has ended I don't know about it. Ignorance is bliss, right?
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-21, 17:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mia
The World Ends Today

So apparently the world is ending today. After 6PM GMT we will have 5 months of earthquakes. The good and holy will be taken to heaven, away from all the carnage.

Peace out and Farewell!
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-19, 17:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By Mia
How about Movies I actually saw in 2010: ...

How about Movies I actually saw in 2010:
Inception
Alice in Wonderland
Toy Story 3
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
TRON:Legacy

Yeah, I think that's it. They have to be my top 5, don't they?
...
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-14, 17:56
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
Smith's Dalek episode was frankly laughable -...

Smith's Dalek episode was frankly laughable - coloured daleks? Are they power ranger daleks now? Daleks are synonymous with Doctor Who, yes, but that doesn't mean they should be placed in every...
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-13, 13:25
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
My feelings exactly, but if I dare think that...

My feelings exactly, but if I dare think that Eccleston was a better doctor I get loudly shouted down, normally! Just because Tennant was in the job for longer...
The pirate episode was a lot better...
Forum: Off topic 2011-05-11, 15:41
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,906
Posted By Mia
Why do you think Smith is a terrible doctor? I...

Why do you think Smith is a terrible doctor? I like him, he has a certain charm about him. I wonder if you suffer from the fabled "TennantMania"?
Forum: Off topic 2011-04-16, 22:52
Replies: 18
Views: 2,867
Posted By Mia
The only big box game I ever had, aside from...

The only big box game I ever had, aside from Little Big Adventure 2, was... Detective Barbie and the Mystery of the Carnival Caper. I highly doubt that will make it onto your list :P I don't have the...
Forum: Off topic 2011-01-08, 19:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mia
I'm sorry I haven't a clue has done this several...

I'm sorry I haven't a clue has done this several times with "cut price" versions of songs as well as movies.
e.g. "Come and look at the Window Box Maud!"
Forum: Off topic 2010-12-25, 11:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By Mia
Io Saturnalia, then Jasiek! To everyone else, a...

Io Saturnalia, then Jasiek!
To everyone else, a Merry Christmas :P
Forum: Fan Music 2010-12-10, 20:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mia
I've been saying it for years: Mozart rocks my...

I've been saying it for years: Mozart rocks my world.
Also a big fan of Beethoven and Bach.
Why don't we play at being composers? You be Beethoven, He can be Mozart... and I'll be Bach!
Forum: Off topic 2010-11-18, 18:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mia
Wait a minute. I'm not so easily distr - Ooh...

Wait a minute. I'm not so easily distr - Ooh shiny!
Forum: Off topic 2010-11-17, 18:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mia
I don't hate Harry Potter. I actually think it is...

I don't hate Harry Potter. I actually think it is very good and incredibly clever. It is, however, overrated. They are not equivalent. Harry Potter is NOT the best thing ever, as some people like to...
Forum: Off topic 2010-11-17, 13:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mia
It seems there are many people on this forum...

It seems there are many people on this forum suffering from the delusion that I wish to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One online. I don't. If I want to see it at all it will be in a...
Forum: General 2010-11-06, 17:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Mia
Once you get in, you can't get out! Except that...

Once you get in, you can't get out!
Except that you can and I do. I'm very self-disciplined thanks to the course I take, so there's not a lot of chance of addiction. I do know how tempting it is to...
Forum: General 2010-11-06, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Mia
LBA on TV Tropes

So I was wandering around the internet, you know, as you do, when I stumbled upon a website called TV Tropes. This website is in itself a good read, and I got caught up in reading a lot of it.
...
Forum: The site and forum 2010-11-05, 00:12
Replies: 131
Views: 27,626
Posted By Mia
Reality is always such a drag... Basically, I...

Reality is always such a drag...
Basically, I think what has happened is that you all grew up. Now you have other stuff to occupy your time, which is why you don't post here and hence the forum is...
Forum: Off topic 2010-11-02, 00:21
Replies: 210
Views: 22,059
Posted By Mia
You have confused this thread with another. This...

You have confused this thread with another. This is to post physical desks!
Forum: Off topic 2010-10-31, 20:56
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Today I: Finished formatting a 3600 word...

Today I:
Finished formatting a 3600 word English essay.
Wrote a 1500 word Theatre essay.
Sent off my university application (eeeeek!)
Went out to buy sweets for trick or treaters who have thus...
Forum: Off topic 2010-10-02, 23:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mia
I wear a suit nearly every day. It is otherwise...

I wear a suit nearly every day. It is otherwise known as a school uniform. Black jacket, black trousers/skirt, white shirt. You know what's annoying about Ladies' suits? They hardly ever have...
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-21, 23:34
Replies: 46
Views: 3,423
Posted By Mia
Well I'm a figment of my friend's imagination....

Well I'm a figment of my friend's imagination. Does that make me a sockpuppet in a way?
Forum: General 2010-09-11, 20:17
Replies: 29
Views: 3,899
Posted By Mia
Is there any room for me to live on the random...

Is there any room for me to live on the random island off Desert Island where the turtle takes me? I doubt it, so I'll go and live in a cave on Citadel Island. Or just pitch a tent on the cliffs....
Forum: News 2010-09-01, 22:39
Replies: 32
Views: 11,585
Posted By Mia
That's pretty cool.

That's pretty cool.
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-04, 20:17
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Mia
Shall we hear the cuttings the team have brought...

Shall we hear the cuttings the team have brought along?
(News Quiz)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/comedy/newsquiz_presscuttings.shtml
or this wonderful commuter cat...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-26, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By Mia
I do that! I don't remember ever dreaming about...

I do that! I don't remember ever dreaming about things like that, but there was a game I had called Gizmos and Gadgets where I would regularly get stuck on the puzzles only to wake up the next day...
Forum: General 2010-06-20, 00:08
Replies: 41
Views: 5,924
Posted By Mia
LaserQuesting as it's known here is also pretty...

LaserQuesting as it's known here is also pretty popular, but again is fairly flawed. It's one of those things kids do for their birthdays - you go bowling or to the cinema... or you go to LaserQuest...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-17, 00:39
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By Mia
During a sexual health talk my teacher made the...

During a sexual health talk my teacher made the most appalling joke. A new World Cup condom, the Robert Green condom - it's very slippery and it will guarantee that you won't catch anything. Groan.
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-28, 18:22
Replies: 545
Views: 54,146
Posted By Mia
I thought this...

I thought this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEVU-YLpM8A) was pretty funny, it's a bit sexist but I'm allowed to post it and think it's funny because I'm a girl!
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-26, 00:04
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By Mia
I would, but I'm busy sulking because Scotland...

I would, but I'm busy sulking because Scotland still haven't made it. Beyond a joke. (Not that we'd win anyway :D)
Don't even know who half the England players are! Screw this I'm going to stick...
Forum: General 2010-05-22, 01:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Mia
Isn't it more like a fortress for protecting a...

Isn't it more like a fortress for protecting a town/castle? I always thought of a citadel as being like a walled city where there is a castle.
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-15, 23:10
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By Mia
A friend reliably informs me that there has been...

A friend reliably informs me that there has been a donation of $3333.33, which is quite astounding.
Also, having seen him playing some of the games on his laptop, I think I agree with him when he...
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-23, 20:33
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By Mia
Exactly! That's my situation. I don't have a tv,...

Exactly! That's my situation. I don't have a tv, and if it became a requirement I would be very annoyed, as there is a REASON I don't have one.
Not everyone does have an internet connection, I know...
Forum: Member Announcements 2010-02-14, 15:41
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Mia
Hello!

Hello!
Forum: Fan Art 2010-02-13, 13:44
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By Mia
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-07, 23:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By Mia
Mozart rocks my world.

Mozart rocks my world.
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-20, 23:17
Replies: 7
Views: 6,133
Posted By Mia
[/LIST] Didn't Chaos also post an imdb link to...

[/LIST]
Didn't Chaos also post an imdb link to an LBA movie at some point?
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-10, 19:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By Mia
Uh, in the Monopoly game I have one of the...

Uh, in the Monopoly game I have one of the options is whether or not you allow the computer to cheat... so therefore the computer can cheat :P
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-21, 00:03
Replies: 256
Views: 13,576
Posted By Mia
"You may not" is forbidding: "You may not go...

"You may not" is forbidding: "You may not go outside because I do not want you to."
"You cannot" is saying it's physically impossible: "You cannot leave the room because you are locked inside."
...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-15, 21:20
Replies: 40
Views: 2,353
Posted By Mia
I don't remember the last time I was in...

I don't remember the last time I was in McDonald's. My friends and I usually opt to go for Subway instead. Although it probably isn't that much healthier and is a bit more expensive it tastes a heck...
Forum: News 2009-11-14, 20:51
Replies: 372
Views: 74,776
Posted By Mia
I'm glad I never had to learn English as a...

I'm glad I never had to learn English as a foreign language. The rules make little sense and I can completely understand when people get it wrong or fail to understand it themselves.
Forum: News 2009-11-13, 00:07
Replies: 372
Views: 74,776
Posted By Mia
After working at a games company, he realizes...

After working at a games company, he realizes that the process to create a game is very complex (detailed and difficult) and takes a long time.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-11, 21:17
Replies: 52
Views: 3,634
Posted By Mia
My laptop has a scroll lock key but it's the same...

My laptop has a scroll lock key but it's the same key as Num Lock.
The interesting question regarding keys is about the Pause key. When pressed it appears to do nothing, giving rise to the...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-10, 20:19
Replies: 52
Views: 3,634
Posted By Mia
And when you wish to search for something on...

And when you wish to search for something on Google, do you really read the text underneath the box where you type, or are you so absorbed in what you wish to search for that you don't give it a...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-10, 00:18
Replies: 52
Views: 3,634
Posted By Mia
Keep in mind also, that people like me are...

Keep in mind also, that people like me are redirected from google.com to google.co.uk in the search bar, so do not get to see google.com's homepage. It is actually almost an impossibility for me to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-07, 22:56
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,752
Posted By Mia
Sesame Street! It's 40 years old! (Best kid's...

Sesame Street! It's 40 years old!
(Best kid's show ever, involving muppets and teaching children valuable lessons about life, the alphabet, counting... I'm still a huge fan of the older episodes!)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-07, 16:38
Replies: 58
Views: 3,880
Posted By Mia
I tried to set up an account for Puzzle Pirates...

I tried to set up an account for Puzzle Pirates as PurpleButterfly and it wouldn't let me because of the word "butt". It isn't even really a kid's game, and even so, "butt" is hardly that offensive....
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-11-05, 19:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Mia
Happy Bonfire Night... (+birthday)

Happy Bonfire Night... (+birthday)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-31, 21:19
Replies: 28
Views: 3,438
Posted By Mia
But I told you! Day-Month-Year! Yes, I'm...

But I told you! Day-Month-Year! Yes, I'm British...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-30, 19:33
Replies: 28
Views: 3,438
Posted By Mia
I prefer date-month-year because that's what I'm...

I prefer date-month-year because that's what I'm conditioned to, but I am aware that other countries do month-date-year. year-month-date is just clumsy.
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-28, 20:48
Replies: 3,816
Views: 276,898
Posted By Mia
http://i35.tinypic.com/eug8xg.jpg I just look...

http://i35.tinypic.com/eug8xg.jpg
I just look pretty sad. Aww. I was trying to look happy! And the photographer kept calling me on it and yelling at me to be happier... which doesn't help.
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-28, 19:27
Replies: 3,816
Views: 276,898
Posted By Mia
In my sister's wedding photos, I look like I...

In my sister's wedding photos, I look like I haven't bothered to make an expression at all, even though I was trying to do a non-over the top realistic looking smile. Because I can't smile on...
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-28, 18:18
Replies: 3,816
Views: 276,898
Posted By Mia
Um... yes. But don't worry, I can't pull a...

Um... yes. But don't worry, I can't pull a convincing fake smile either!
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-28, 12:33
Replies: 52
Views: 6,760
Posted By Mia
Just to say, our school SPU forum was phpBB and...

Just to say, our school SPU forum was phpBB and that was definitely run like a business, not a community. It was because of the nature of the forum (it was to help us with our written coursework),...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-27, 18:10
Replies: 52
Views: 6,760
Posted By Mia
I don't want to move. I like it here. I see no...

I don't want to move. I like it here. I see no good reason to move when people are perfectly happy staying put.
Forum: General 2009-10-27, 17:40
Replies: 25
Views: 3,035
Posted By Mia
I'm not actually very much older than LBA......

I'm not actually very much older than LBA... isn't that a strange thought? I'm only 2 years older.
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2009-10-16, 22:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By Mia
No, he doesn't.

No, he doesn't.
Forum: News 2009-09-22, 19:05
Replies: 372
Views: 74,776
Posted By Mia
But we always hold this project to heart (take to...

But we always hold this project to heart (take to heart is probably a better translation) and your enthusiasm is precious to us.
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-15, 18:35
Replies: 545
Views: 54,146
Posted By Mia
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/189341/guitar_and_ma...

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/189341/guitar_and_marionette/
This is amazing! But it will get stuck in your head...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-06, 15:04
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
Well, yesterday my sister got married, which was...

Well, yesterday my sister got married, which was quite cool. I had my hair and makeup done professionally, which was very good, and I really enjoyed the wedding and the reception. I was not,...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-20, 14:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mia
I'm at denial... getting wet cause of de water.

I'm at denial... getting wet cause of de water.
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-08-02, 12:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By Mia
No, I'M MIA. Sorry, had to be done.

No, I'M MIA.
Sorry, had to be done.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-26, 16:44
Replies: 115
Views: 7,970
Posted By Mia
Ah yes, the talk of my sixth form. Lots of people...

Ah yes, the talk of my sixth form. Lots of people are wearing white socks in tribute, plus in the sixth form centre I have been subjected to a lot of Michael Jackson music.
R.I.P Michael Jackson.
Forum: First aid 2009-06-07, 23:29
Replies: 23
Views: 3,751
Posted By Mia
Scroll to the very bottom of the page and there's...

Scroll to the very bottom of the page and there's a drop-down list of themes at the bottom left :)
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-05-20, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By Mia
I wished them both a happy birthday on facebook! ...

I wished them both a happy birthday on facebook!
And I now hope they had a happy birthday here!
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-14, 17:50
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,913
Posted By Mia
Yes, and you can also overbalance your bike that...

Yes, and you can also overbalance your bike that way from the weight. Plus cycling is not always the answer, I do not cycle as much as I feel I should because I don't always feel safe on the roads.
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-05-05, 19:43
Replies: 20
Me!
Views: 1,735
Posted By Mia
Hi there! I'm Mia! Enjoy your stay!

Hi there! I'm Mia!
Enjoy your stay!
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-03, 16:25
Replies: 60
Views: 3,392
Posted By Mia
Yeah, well I never learned France wasn't in...

Yeah, well I never learned France wasn't in England in any of MY geography classes. We learned about rivers and oil and globalisation, and on one occasion how to read a map, but nowhere was I taught...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-03, 16:07
Replies: 60
Views: 3,392
Posted By Mia
Geographers can't tell you where anything is...

Geographers can't tell you where anything is anyway. Geography is a useless subject.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-02, 22:39
Replies: 60
Views: 3,392
Posted By Mia
I played cricket for the first time ever on...

I played cricket for the first time ever on Wednesday. And I suck.
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-05-02, 13:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Mia
H p y B r h a !

H p y B r h a !
Forum: Fan Music 2009-04-19, 20:43
Replies: 49
Views: 4,560
Posted By Mia
Time is too recognisable! I recognised it even...

Time is too recognisable! I recognised it even before I was told it was a cover! I like it :) it's a good cover.

Neon Pirates sounds good too, you wouldn't think of mixing trance with a sea...
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-04-18, 23:41
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By Mia
Hello and welcome. Yes we take time to...

Hello and welcome.

Yes we take time to register. And in my case, we take time after registering before posting ;)
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-16, 21:28
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By Mia
My point exactly. The evangelical atheist....

My point exactly. The evangelical atheist. Jehovah's "I never saw nothing and you can't prove it."
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-16, 17:09
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By Mia
Jasiek is the Jehovah's "I never saw nothing" of...

Jasiek is the Jehovah's "I never saw nothing" of religion.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-15, 15:09
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By Mia
Try to hold a civilized discussion of religion -...

Try to hold a civilized discussion of religion - end up with playground politics and being told you're wrong over and over again. Neither side will ever be willing to back down, so religious...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-15, 15:03
Replies: 1,593
Views: 139,159
Posted By Mia
I remember posting the milk shake picture!...

I remember posting the milk shake picture! Someone liked it enough to repost :D
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-14, 13:40
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By Mia
Now that's just mean.

Now that's just mean.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-13, 19:14
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By Mia
You pagans may have been here first, and it may...

You pagans may have been here first, and it may be a fertility holiday, but I believe you called it Easter and us Christians hijacked the name and the festival because we're like that :P
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 23:41
Replies: 92
Views: 3,654
Posted By Mia
Ahem, the cheshire cat had the face wiped off the...

Ahem, the cheshire cat had the face wiped off the smile, not vice versa.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-11, 12:10
Replies: 92
Views: 3,654
Posted By Mia
I've seen scaredy cats shy away from rats before...

I've seen scaredy cats shy away from rats before now, but cats do bully dogs. It's sereotypically thought that dogs chase cats but I've never seen it happen.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-10, 21:08
Replies: 92
Views: 3,654
Posted By Mia
Observe how a cat can climb and grip things with...

Observe how a cat can climb and grip things with their claws - even if it is your lap accidentally whilst they try to stay on. Cats do use their claws for things other than attack, although if you...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-10, 16:20
Replies: 28
Poll: who are you?
Views: 1,744
Posted By Mia
I'm Mia. And that is all. I refuse to accept...

I'm Mia.
And that is all.
I refuse to accept that I am simply one of you, because everyone KNOWS I'm just a figment of my friend's imagination.
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-14, 13:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By Mia
I wasn't alive in the 80s! *Feels proud and...

I wasn't alive in the 80s!
*Feels proud and wonders how many people's heads she can mess with by this information*
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-10, 13:58
Replies: 106
Views: 4,305
Posted By Mia
How about sol-aero / being called solero as well...

How about sol-aero / being called solero as well as aerosol because of the play on words? I don't know...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-10, 00:41
Replies: 4,031
Views: 276,907
Posted By Mia
OK, my dad likes to tell a story about some...

OK, my dad likes to tell a story about some friends of his at university who went trick or treating to his house, someone opened the door and when asked said "trick" and someone else poured water...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-03-08, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mia
My friend's brother has a t-shirt that says - "I...

My friend's brother has a t-shirt that says - "I hate people who take drugs... like police and customs security officers."
Slogans on t-shirts can be quite fun, I was walking around a couple of days...
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-03-03, 12:27
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By Mia
Way to overreact *sigh*

Way to overreact *sigh*
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-03-03, 00:44
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By Mia
Don't mind the squabbling infants as you step...

Don't mind the squabbling infants as you step into this magical paradise!
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-14, 13:59
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By Mia
I have a ridiculous number of French francs.

I have a ridiculous number of French francs.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-11, 21:59
Replies: 106
Views: 4,305
Posted By Mia
I wanted to call a band Tough Cookies at one...

I wanted to call a band Tough Cookies at one point, but they didn't listen to me. Probably a wise idea, but I still have hope that someone will use the name someday.

You could call your band ...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-07, 15:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mia
I'm not complaining about Oxford or Cambridge -...

I'm not complaining about Oxford or Cambridge - they're fair enough and I don't want to go there anyway. I'm complaining about other stupid universities where the offers for IB and A levels are so...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-05, 21:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mia
Cambridge is BLOODY hard to get into, judging by...

Cambridge is BLOODY hard to get into, judging by all the scary Oxbridge talks we've been having, so I can see why you're saying what you are. However, being able to get through it must be quite an...
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