Post something you've learnt today

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Matt Wilson » 03 Nov 2018, 15:22

Don't let students flirt with you, even if you do nothing to encourage it.
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Postby clive gash » 03 Nov 2018, 15:23

What was his name Matt?
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Rayge » 03 Nov 2018, 15:57

The Modernist wrote:A lot of my friends are more vulnerable than I thought.


There's intriguing. How do you get to learn that? And vulnerable to what?
That said, I don't expect, or really want, you to explain: it's just that it's a simple declarative statement that has a koan*-like ability to foment questions the longer you let it lie in your mind. And I, as a Romantic, prefer provocative questions to 'definitive' answers.






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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Matt Wilson » 04 Nov 2018, 18:21

the bile flowing wrote:What was his name Matt?


Wayne, and now that I think of it - I did encourage it.
goat boy wrote:For so long now Matt has BCB defined himself as being in opposition to Coan. He’s the Batman to their Joker but they can't deal with Batman ditching the gothic gloom of Gotham for Paris in the spring.

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Postby clive gash » 04 Nov 2018, 21:15

Provocative fucker.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Matt Wilson » 04 Nov 2018, 21:54

No, there was no fucking in this case. Therefore, I can't be a fucker.
goat boy wrote:For so long now Matt has BCB defined himself as being in opposition to Coan. He’s the Batman to their Joker but they can't deal with Batman ditching the gothic gloom of Gotham for Paris in the spring.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby clive gash » 04 Nov 2018, 22:04

Let BCB be the judge of that.
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Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Postby yomptepi » 05 Nov 2018, 09:40

the bile flowing wrote:Let BCB be the judge of that.


Guilty as charged.
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Postby Deebank » 05 Nov 2018, 11:33

Craig Warnock who played Kevin the Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits was the keyboard player in These Animal Men!
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Postby northernsky » 06 Nov 2018, 20:35

My eldest is selling mail-order clothes around our village to raise money for a school outing. I am now in possession of SO much more information than I needed about the underwear choices of our exclusively pension-age neighbours. :o :|

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Postby DEEPLANK » 11 Nov 2018, 13:45

the existence of a 'manosphere' (or, rather, that a term exists for it and that it's a defined thing)
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Postby yomptepi » 11 Nov 2018, 16:26

Donald Trump is not water proof.
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Postby Minnie the Minx » 15 Nov 2018, 16:39

Who Ronald Clark O’Bryan is and I rather wish I had never found out!
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Postby Hugh » 11 Dec 2018, 21:57

A Denny’s restaurant opened in Glasgow yesterday.

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Postby Jeemo » 12 Dec 2018, 08:00

Hugh wrote:A Denny’s restaurant opened in Glasgow yesterday.


If I was being picky and I am. It's not in Glasgow. It's in Renfrew and has a Renfrewshire post code. They have included Glasgow in their address for some reason.

Its about a 3 minute drive from me.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Hugh » 12 Dec 2018, 08:02

Yeah I knew that but I didn’t think it would make any difference to anyone except you.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Jeemo » 12 Dec 2018, 09:41

Hugh wrote:Yeah I knew that but I didn’t think it would make any difference to anyone except you.



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Postby Tagtucker Jones » 12 Dec 2018, 12:09

And me. Let me know if you want to go for a Lumberjack Slam some day.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 12 Dec 2018, 13:39

Tagtucker Jones wrote:And me. Let me know if you want to go for a Lumberjack Slam some day.


Yay! Tagtucker! :lol:
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Postby Jimbo » 12 Dec 2018, 14:19

… the very common practice during the first Cold War of condemning the Soviet Union for taking over much of Eastern Europe after the Second World War. This takeover is certainly based on fact. But the condemnation is very much misapplied if no mention is made of the fact that Eastern Europe became communist because Hitler, with the approval of the West, used it as a highway to reach the Soviet Union to wipe out Bolshevism once and for all; the Russians in World Wars I and II lost about 40 million people because the West had twice used this highway to invade Russia. It should not be surprising that after World War II the Soviets were determined to close down the highway. It was not simply “communist expansion”.


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