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by dubsola
Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dubsteppin'
Replies: 98
Views: 46369

Re: Dubsteppin'

Cool, I was hoping that was the case. I've got loads. You'll have to find them on youtube as I'm going from memory, and when I've just mentioned artists it's because I can't think of the specific songs that are most like this, but believe you might find something you want there. Let me know if anyth...
by dubsola
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dubsteppin'
Replies: 98
Views: 46369

Re: Dubsteppin'

Something like this?
by dubsola
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:43 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Bloc.
Replies: 4
Views: 3688

Re: Bloc.

Except for the queues. They made everyone get in and out of tents like they were ordinary venues, queuing for ages to get past a single security guard checking everyone individually. As far as I can tell, this is a new thing in festivals, where tents or arenas are sold to external organisations (eg...
by dubsola
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Bloc.
Replies: 4
Views: 3688

Re: Bloc.

I almost went, but decided it was just too much money. I can imagine how upset you were. You even missed the impromptu shipping container drumming.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/jul/09/bloc-weekend-2012
by dubsola
Wed Jul 11, 2012 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Liquor Thread
Replies: 1264
Views: 250731

Re: The Liquor Thread

Speaking of rum... well, perhaps this rum I am about to speak of should not be spoken of when also speaking of Sailor Jerry, or Captain Morgan. Let me start again. I have on my shelf, a bottle of Diplomatico's finest creation, The Ambassador. The peak of the Diplomatico range, as created by Golden B...
by dubsola
Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

A simple stew with beef, potatoes, carrots and onions braised in oatmeal stout, seasoned only with salt and pepper. Rather good. Browning the beef and onions thoroughly helped, I think. Sounds wintery! And yeah, it always amazes me how much flavour you can get out of vegetables (you would have got ...
by dubsola
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28481
Views: 3022476

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I honestly cannot see much of a difference other than the fact that hamburger is usually ground chuck, whereas steak tartare comes from a higher grade of beef. Less likely to be contaminated during the butchering process, alas I understand it. I believe it's also minced after the fact, not in the s...
by dubsola
Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Inspired by #1075: Ask an Airline Pilot
Replies: 55
Views: 9670

Re: Inspired by #1075: Ask an Airline Pilot

On the inside or the outside?
by dubsola
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1243314

Re: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt

What do you dudes with beards do about beard-druff? Apparently my chin is a mess underneath all the hair. I tried normal hair shampoo but it didn't do the greatest job. Anything I could try? I suppose shaving the whole thing would help but I'm too lazy/busy to shave regularly (kid) and so this is e...
by dubsola
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

How delightful!
by dubsola
Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

Ribeye. I am pretty proud of my skills with a steak, having had a few good comments (like "Oh my god , this is the best steak I've ever had"). But even tonight, where I treated my ribeye pretty cavalierly, it is so good. I think good quality steak is pretty hard to mess up. I was cavalier ...
by dubsola
Tue May 29, 2012 11:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 269803

Re: The radical idea that women are people

The Great Hippo wrote:particularly when it's none of your goddamn business

This is key. People's appearance is nobody else's business.
by dubsola
Sun May 27, 2012 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

marcel wrote:right now, I am making:
Pangasius with chard and tomatoes in a ginger-garlic marinade with spelt bulghur. Really curious how this will work out.

I'd never heard of this fish, but now that I know, I'd imagine it was pretty tasty. Was it?
by dubsola
Thu May 10, 2012 9:24 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 320396

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

I'm not sure I've tried their IPA, but I am not a huge fan of their beers either. London Piride is *everywhere* but unfortunately it tastes dishwatery to me. I remember enjoying their vintage ale, so maybe try that one, and also perhaps the Bengal Lancer - can't remember if it was nice, but might be...
by dubsola
Fri May 04, 2012 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

Yum, and yum.
by dubsola
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Community
Replies: 188
Views: 104332

Re: Community

At first, I felt a little "I think we just crossed a line!"-ish. But on rewatching (yes, I have a habit of rewatching shows I really like), it looks a little like Abed chose to squeal and collapse. Like, he's upset that Annie is messing with his stuff and wants to teach her a lesson. And w...
by dubsola
Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 124768

Re: Men's Fashion

I like CK Eternity.

I suppose you could take a bag of coffee with you and smell that before you smelled the perfume.
by dubsola
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Slang.
Replies: 54
Views: 6903

Re: Slang.

Ah yes, indeed.
by dubsola
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Slang.
Replies: 54
Views: 6903

Re: Slang.

Angua wrote:Oh, from that context I'd say he was saying 'wind' but it's written down in dialect so it's missing the d.

Pretty sure wine = wind in the dialect.
by dubsola
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Slang.
Replies: 54
Views: 6903

Re: Slang.

And that word is... Tump . Used as the word Tip, Knock, or even Dump may be used, but oddly enough almost always used in connection with either small, unsecured swing sets or beverages, and is seldom distant from the word Over. It even seems to specifically refer to the act of knocking an object of...
by dubsola
Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Slang.
Replies: 54
Views: 6903

Re: Slang.

"bare": adverb "Work was bare long today" - very I thought bare was more like "many" - as in, "There were bare chicks at this party". Caribbeanisms 'to lime' = to hang out 'walk with' = bring (eg 'Make sure you walk with your textbook' 'carry' = can be used f...
by dubsola
Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Slang.
Replies: 54
Views: 6903

Re: Slang.

English urban slang: "long": adj "Work was long today" - tiresome, painful, drawn-out "safe": adj "That guy is safe" - trustworthy or generally good. Loads more where that came from. A lot of it comes from the Caribbean influence, as the kids want people to ca...
by dubsola
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

I never skin broad beans. They are generally fine unskinned.
by dubsola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Fried Foods, or oh god why am I eating this?
Replies: 17
Views: 13735

Re: Fried Foods, or oh god why am I eating this?

I always get the deep fried dough sticks when at dim sum. They are awesome.

I don't really do too much deep frying at home, not having a deep fryer and also wanting to keep the home a place where mostly healthy food is eaten.
by dubsola
Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

Laserdan wrote:I never in my life would have thought that Bryan Cranston is that good. It's just mindblowing.

Me neither. He was so great.

When Walt was begging Jesse, he did it in a way that I had not a doubt in my mind that he didn't do it.

Begging Jesse?
by dubsola
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Desktop PC powers on, then off
Replies: 3
Views: 2476

Re: Desktop PC powers on, then off

It's an Antec power supply. It's possible that a fuse has blown in the supply, I'll take a look to see if it looks like there are any that need replacing / can be replaced. Still, seems like the motherboard is definitely damaged what with the bulging capacitors. I can't afford to replace it now so I...
by dubsola
Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:50 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Desktop PC powers on, then off
Replies: 3
Views: 2476

Desktop PC powers on, then off

When I hit the power button, the fan spins, the power light comes on, but for <1 second, then it all turns off again. I thought it was the power supply, but lacking a tester, I took it to my local PC repair shop. Straight away the guy says 'It's the motherboard, the capacitors are bulging, there's a...
by dubsola
Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

That's a load of codswallop. I can only assume you've not tried to empathise. She has an asshole husband! Walt consistently puts her and her family at risk. He is completely dishonest.
by dubsola
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Groooovy
Replies: 16
Views: 5883

Re: Groooovy

Some Teutonic funk: George Kranz - Din Daa Daa. You might recognise this song as it's been sampled a bazillion times.
by dubsola
Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living alone: anecdotes and such
Replies: 69
Views: 12709

Re: Living alone: anecdotes and such

I lived alone for a couple of years and quite enjoyed it at first. I'd just moved out of my parents house and loved the freedom. I would spend an entire afternoon and evening playing around with toys (eg computers), go eat a 1 dollar burger, then watch TV till I fell asleep. After a while it got old...
by dubsola
Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: National Parks
Replies: 19
Views: 4255

Re: National Parks

Yosemite National Park is a little far from Kansas to really consider for this trip but is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. Hiking was great. Views, spectacular. I drove through Yosemite - it was all I could do - stopping only to look at the half dome and again to dip my feet in a s...
by dubsola
Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK Police recorded racially abusing detainee
Replies: 32
Views: 5597

Re: UK Police recorded racially abusing detainee

Indeed, but the cities of the UK tend to be much more diverse than the non-cities.
by dubsola
Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

I find her acting perfect for her character. A lot of people find Skylar justified, but it's quite unfair to her, given the circumstances. You could have said much the same thing at the end of season 2. Things just have to go a different direction. However, I think they could do a really solid seaso...
by dubsola
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

Why do you dislike her?
by dubsola
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Community
Replies: 188
Views: 104332

Re: Community

by dubsola
Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:51 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

Indeed. Skylar is a good character.
by dubsola
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71171

Re: Breaking Bard

I'm a little uncertain about S5. Perhaps they should stop now, it would be difficult to build up anywhere near the same amount of tension as between Gus and Walter. Maybe if Walter got caught...
by dubsola
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

The more risottos I try the more I become convinced that it's gotta be either mushroom or butternut squash. Those two are perfect.

I love the taste of smoked mackerel but it is a very strong flavour. I think it works best in salads. Like this one.
by dubsola
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792667

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I bought some wild rice, camargue red rice, and brown basmati rice. On the advice of the store owner, I cooked it up with a ratio of 1:1:4 respectively, and it turned out very well. I made a sort of stuffed cabbage dish - the rice was cooked in a bit of vegetable stock for flavour, and I f...
by dubsola
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania
Replies: 33
Views: 8393

Re: Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania

I know someone who had to undergo a mock kidnapping as part of training / evaluation for a forthcoming visit to places where these things can happen. They knew about it beforehand. This is ridiculous. Not only did the children AND the parents not know about it beforehand, but it doesn't seem like th...

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