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by FoundationStepper
Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 160832

Re: bikes

is there a ergonomic or other reason to have the tiny handlebars as per that vid, or even better, proper drop down bars but put the brake in the middle with same net effect of bringing your hands together in the very middle? I just don't understand it
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 1045787

Re: Gripe thread

Maybe have a good scout around, there might be something closer to wing chun than MMA... (or maybe more internal focused than sparring) and if it is regular you should hopefully be able to find a training night that doesn't have a student at it! Such a good thing for centering yourself really - you ...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 1045787

Re: Gripe thread

martial arts?
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 288905

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

i saw a decent cheap shop on vic street, recently opened - at the end of the viet restaurant section near to church
by FoundationStepper
Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the news thread
Replies: 3700
Views: 254206

Re: the news thread

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/resid ... 1ahsy.html

"HUNDREDS of residents in Melbourne's western suburbs face ''chronic'' sleep disturbance from noise pollution generated by the $4.3 billion Regional Rail Link, the state's environmental watchdog has warned in unreleased reports commissioned by the former Labor government."

hmmmm...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 147799

Re: The Travel Thread

China pics!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliot_lari ... 282484727/

hard time with a 4yo but wow - food and culture wise, incredible

feral toilets though
by FoundationStepper
Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 1045787

Re: Gripe thread

dear man

take your meds

sincerely, god
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

bu about to go on sichuan chilli banquet for my birthday lunch!! got 15 peeps to chip in for variety of spicy chinese goodness at sichuan house bring on the pain!! Happy Birthday!!!!! thanks - was a bomb diggity - cumin pork ribs, ma po tofu, cold sechuan chilli noodles, kung pao chicken, spicy fis...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 1045787

Re: Gripe thread

Fents wrote:60% humidity right now :( evap has been switched to fan only! damn you storms!


Before air con. we tried putting a large wet muslin cloth or thin sheet, over the rails of the cot, and a fan blowing on this. its a reasonble stopgap if you don't have room cooling
by FoundationStepper
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

bu about to go on sichuan chilli banquet for my birthday lunch!!

got 15 peeps to chip in for variety of spicy chinese goodness at sichuan house

bring on the pain!!
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 28, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

10pt can be too small, depending on font - IMHO

less is more with applications and general writing IMO. shows ability to distill message and get point across.
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 403639

Re: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...

i think there is a total recall remake coming soonish. its based on a philip k dick short story I think, the central idea and scope for ambiguity in ending were pretty solid. anyone watch I, robot? I saw a bit and it looked, well at least interesting on the topic of robots, one of the best kids movi...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Aussie Farmers: direct delivery service
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Re: Aussie Farmers: direct delivery service

there are 3 girls sitting behind me.... hmm you become more fascinating by the day...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the alma-X-files
Replies: 141
Views: 8304

Re: the alma-X-files

Earth could be getting a second sun, at least temporarily in 2011. Dr. Brad Carter, Senior Lecturer of Physics at the University of Southern Queensland, outlined the scenario. Betelgeuse, one of the night sky's brightest stars, is losing mass, indicating it is collapsing. It could run out of fuel a...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 403639

Re: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...

well, kindergarten cop was a pretty effective subversion of the post-feminist discourse of relationship and childrearing dynamics. and twins provided an insightful critique of current worrying trends in genetic manipulation and dna strand privitisation. and total recall taught me about what happens ...
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Aussie Farmers: direct delivery service
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Re: Aussie Farmers: direct delivery service

me too almax, where do you work?
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the alma-X-files
Replies: 141
Views: 8304

Re: the alma-X-files

kayne was inducting swift in traditional masonic humiliation ceremony yanno
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the alma-X-files
Replies: 141
Views: 8304

Re: the alma-X-files

yanno, i think almax is unfairly maligned as the resident crackpot of mbc just try ozreggae for some masonic goodness: m MTV’s Video Music Awards have often incorporated dark and strange acts, containing some occult symbolism. This year’s version, however, outdid itself. The show left most people wo...
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 403639

Re: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...

liked the other guys too - some very funny moments and overall held together well watched despicable me up to about when he adopted them but wasn't sustaining my interest - didn't like the little yellow things really and couldn't suspend my disbelief enough at why he adopted them really. toy story 3...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

not in a lewd way, more a power handshake sort of display way
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

did you show them your willy? that's normally a clincher
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

it's nice to be regular again, isn't it
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPad
Replies: 163
Views: 8732

Re: iPad

quest for glory ftmfw!
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPad
Replies: 163
Views: 8732

Re: iPad

sounds like not such a great thing for kids - terrible for posture unless they come with a stand, and don't help for touch typing. i sometimes think about the ohs requirements my work has for posture, do schools have to pay attention to this stuff? I've been seeing so many kids, mine included, devel...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 160832

Re: bikes

fixies are all the rage in beijing:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliot_lari ... 528943415/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliot_lari ... 528943415/

freaking hipsters everywhere with their modded (rust) coloured chains and bikes. even the old men and ladies are in on it. sheesh

but if we follow the trend over here we may end up with these beasties:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliot_lari ... 528943415/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliot_lari ... 528943415/
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Headphone repairs/parts
Replies: 19
Views: 3606

Re: Headphone repairs/parts

i may have an unsued minijack to microjack sennheiser cable for sale if anyone is interested.
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPad
Replies: 163
Views: 8732

Re: iPad

ipad 2 might satisfy some of your wants too
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPad
Replies: 163
Views: 8732

Re: iPad

i think i saw someone with a card reader / ipad port adaptor - this might solve one of your issues
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Wedding Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 2303

Re: The Wedding Thread

let the meat cake?
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Flood aid
Replies: 42
Views: 2416

Re: Flood aid

Not to minimize their suffering, but there are many, many people in the world who could use a fundraiser who have no option of buying insurance and no government to support them, and who are in serious life or death situations all the time. If we're talking about effectiveness for money, then donat...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The MB dubious ethics and P.C. police thread.
Replies: 77
Views: 3822

Re: The MB Ethics and morals thread.

I think it should (does for me) make you think about efficiency in replies. I have to work on that for general emails and iphone kind of forces you to do it. Often emails are too long
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The MB dubious ethics and P.C. police thread.
Replies: 77
Views: 3822

Re: The MB Ethics and morals thread.

absolute wrongtown to use again and if you do it i'd boycott you

HATE!

Would also unsubscribe. there was a rash of these in reggae circles, fucking dropdead stoners
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 69135

Re: The Book thread...

I'm not sure what your point or rebuttal is? An clear relationship between having local manufacture and having Australian content ?

I'm interested to understand the reasons people want to maintain the current case, beyond the purely instinctual. I'm a bit confused about the arguments
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

deviant wrote:my mate snuck the gas in while his missus was popping out... they have the masks in the dunny! as if you wouldn't


Sounds very familiar... Helps with mental conditioning I say
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Wedding Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 2303

Re: The Wedding Thread

Bridal dance? If you are going to do a waltz or something it takes time to practice, get confidence and resolve power plays on the dance floor

Used to teach wedding couples
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 69135

Re: The Book thread...

increased cost for consumables that 'improve' our quality of life also has an impact on everyone. if its really +30% this could have a significant impact in some areas too, like uni book costs for students. the issue is less that we build a rigged system that 'protects' certain areas to a point (eve...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 69135

Re: The Book thread...

Here we go: m The Federal Government's economic advisory body the Productivity Commission has come up with a plan to cut the cost of books. A key plank of the plan would see the scrapping of copyright provisions which prevent the import of a title if the book is produced here. It says the current re...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 69135

Re: The Book thread...

perhaps the logic is that we all pay more for books / forced local printing etc to enable local publication (i.e. printing press) - which satisfies a labour argument. this in turn provides an avenue for local content publication? is this is the case, it seems another pretty clear cut case of proppin...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 69135

Re: The Book thread...

no as it the reasoning seemed specious given the little I understood about the topic. I didn't understand how limitations on what can be imported and when makes it more more likely for local books to be bought. if the product is attractive it should sell regardless (again its like the car thing - am...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

Even bigger Biggups to my wife for an amazing birth, its life changing stuff watching that. No drugs (not even gas), natural birth and i tell you what you will never experince anything in your life that can prepare you for it. Shit you did better than me, I was huffing on that stuff Congrats! every...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: TEN YEARS OF NOTHING - not one fucking thing!
Replies: 62467
Views: 1716173

Re: THE THREAD ABOUT NOTHING!

aroes wrote:http://www.theknightstemplarofaustralia.com.au/


Watch the posted video on YouTube.

by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

yeah your guy is certainly affordable I don't know for sure but it seems a fairly clear cut case of not being responsible on her part. if it was me id speak to the gym, but thats my kind of personality - they should have insurance. but then you don't want to cost her a job - on the other hand if she...
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the youtube thread.
Replies: 2386
Views: 170290

Re: the youtube thread.

andy_hoffman wrote:haha david firth giving shit to the pop music industry

Watch the posted video on YouTube.




!!! :lol:
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

thought about hitting up YMCA for osteo costs? they should have insurance and really shouldn't let people push you to that point - sounds like inexperience I know a great PT who works (parks and her studios included) in north fitz/carlton sort of area FYI m Starr is a proper legend - very knowledgea...
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 885889

Re: The Big Up Thread

good pain, bad pain
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 1045787

Re: Gripe thread

whens the mule back open?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: dickhead lol
Replies: 32
Views: 2345

Re: dickhead lol

andy_hoffman wrote:New age fun with a vintage feel!
Image


Hipstamatic!

http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/s ... 19dbs.html
by FoundationStepper
Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Red Letter Media - Revenge of the Sith review
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Re: Red Letter Media - Revenge of the Sith review

phantom menace review still the best imho - although this one has an excellent deconstruction of editing and framing in the third part

these reviews are great because they explain to you exactly why the movies left you feeling so unsatisfied and disengaged
by FoundationStepper
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Help Us Change
Topic: the redesign mb.c thread
Replies: 34
Views: 88169

Re: the redesign mb.c thread

wow im like 9 months late on this one - what happened to these ideas?