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Forum: Glurge Gallery 02 April 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 40,411
Posted By Squirt
Psalm 15 has a good quote you could respond with...

Psalm 15 has a good quote you could respond with :


and suggest that perhaps calling other people fools is hardly a Christian thing to do.
Forum: Automobiles 16 February 2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 117,800
Posted By Squirt
Dry air has a density of about 1.275 g/l at ...

Dry air has a density of about 1.275 g/l at STP, and pure nitrogen has one of 1.251g/l at STP, so you'd need to have 40 litres of bubbles before there was even one gram of difference! Of course,...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 09 November 2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 202,895
Posted By Squirt
It takes some doing to make a list of twelve...

It takes some doing to make a list of twelve cities and get six of them wrong.
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 November 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,510
Posted By Squirt
It's like someone has written a glurge without...

It's like someone has written a glurge without ever truly understanding how they work or what the point of them is. It reminds me of those "novels" people used to write in junior school, that were...
Forum: Computers 02 September 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 16,449
Posted By Squirt
Also, 403 was a room where no one was allowed to...

Also, 403 was a room where no one was allowed to go, 501 was a room that was never actually built and 204 was a room that was just kept totally empty.
Forum: Language 26 August 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,234
Posted By Squirt
The merchant ship sailor thing sounds wrong - I'm...

The merchant ship sailor thing sounds wrong - I'm pretty certain there was never a "standard" for merchant ships in that way, so each ship would have it's own crewing standard. Also, are coffins...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 23 June 2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 39,474
Posted By Squirt
I'm not sure that "courtly" was the word they...

I'm not sure that "courtly" was the word they were looking for there, exactly.
Forum: Trivia 07 April 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,830
Posted By Squirt
I remember hearing a story ( possibly a legend )...

I remember hearing a story ( possibly a legend ) about somneone in the late 1800's who sent a letter to a friend of theirs, who was a travelling missionary in Africa. It was addressed:

Rev....
Forum: Automobiles 15 February 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 77,685
Posted By Squirt
Using my famed "3 minutes spent on Wolfram Alpha...

Using my famed "3 minutes spent on Wolfram Alpha and Google" research technique, the US has quite a higher rate of fatal accidents than the UK - 1.0191 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles per...
Forum: Food 07 January 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 219,060
Posted By Squirt
I suppose it might be possible that Gatorade...

I suppose it might be possible that Gatorade somehow changes the rate at which alcohol is absorbed, but I've a feeling alcohol gets into your blood pretty quickly anyway, so it won't change too much....
Forum: Fauxtography 06 January 2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,230
Posted By Squirt
No, this is the far more sane situation where...

No, this is the far more sane situation where someone says they saw God in a somewhat unusually shaped vegetable.
Forum: Science 31 December 2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,525
Posted By Squirt
Whilst Queen Elizabeth is well known for her...

Whilst Queen Elizabeth is well known for her scientific research, I always thought her main areas of interest where in physics, mainly high-temperature superconductivity - specifically the d-wave...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 21 December 2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,746
Posted By Squirt
Lots of these sorts of glurges seem to claim that...

Lots of these sorts of glurges seem to claim that the US has only ever fought in defensive wars, or wars to liberate others. I think there's a little more acceptance in the UK, for instance, that in...
Forum: Fauxtography 12 November 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,149
Posted By Squirt
He's clearly the caretaker of the US Strategic...

He's clearly the caretaker of the US Strategic Bicycle Reserve.
Forum: Fauxtography 02 November 2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 70,389
Posted By Squirt
Yes, it's sad that so little news has managed to...

Yes, it's sad that so little news has managed to trickle from the remote, isolated shores of Japan since 1945. For all we know, the people of Japan may have reverted to uncivilized savagery -...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 22 October 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,518
Posted By Squirt
Once you have a stretched o-ring ( temptation )...

Once you have a stretched o-ring ( temptation ) then you stand a good chance of a slow leak of water ( sin ) soaking through your floorboards, and causing mould ( satan ), mildew ( hell ) and even,....
Forum: Politics 11 October 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 27,003
Posted By Squirt
You could probably get the GBP equivalent of...

You could probably get the GBP equivalent of $90,000 in benefits in the UK, but only in some pretty unusual situations. If you had a large family, or one with special housing needs, and lived in a...
Forum: Military 06 October 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,979
Posted By Squirt
Surely the only real threat to Australia in the...

Surely the only real threat to Australia in the 1930's came from Japan? Whilst no one could have easily forseen the extent of the Japanese advance, a Pacific war was likely to make large islands...
Forum: Military 04 October 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,696
Posted By Squirt
I've always assumed that there was a difference...

I've always assumed that there was a difference in medal awarding criteria between the US and the UK, based on pics in the news and so on. A British solider would have had to have served in every...
Forum: Fauxtography 01 October 2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,063
Posted By Squirt
I managed to spook a deer once whilst riding my...

I managed to spook a deer once whilst riding my bike, and it tried to run away, but misjudged the whole thing and ended up crossing my path at a sprint a couple of yards in front of me. It wasn't...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 September 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,442
Posted By Squirt
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/28/ansel-...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/28/ansel-adams-photographs-worth-200-million
(http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/28/ansel-adams-photographs-worth-200-million)

According to the...
Forum: Medical 31 August 2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,927
Posted By Squirt
There's no way any approval board nowadays would...

There's no way any approval board nowadays would allow the injection of an HIV culture into a healthy human, even if they volunteered and regardless of beliefs of the researcher and subject. You...
Forum: Crime 16 July 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,877
Posted By Squirt
Even at the worst of the pyramid scheme scandal...

Even at the worst of the pyramid scheme scandal and recession, the Albanian GDP was still about $8 billion, by the numbers I can find ( and that's 1997 dollars ).
Forum: Fauxtography 30 June 2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,293
Posted By Squirt
Well, what do you expect? Of course Democrats...

Well, what do you expect? Of course Democrats are going to hire that sort of person. I mean, LSE graduates? Whatever next, SOAS alumni?
Forum: Fauxtography 15 June 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 38,186
Posted By Squirt
I think the IRA did something vaguely similar,...

I think the IRA did something vaguely similar, with a mortar mounted on the back of trucks, or vans inside vans firing through a hatch in the roof ( I don't think they were disguised as such though...
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