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by FoundationStepper
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Help Us Change
Topic: the redesign mb.c thread
Replies: 34
Views: 70097

Re: the redesign mb.c thread

great work andy! - would be great to run with your logo(s) i reckon, doesn't seem to be steam for a comp (mind you i forgot this section was even here, people must be missing it)
by FoundationStepper
Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Book thread...
Replies: 862
Views: 66320

Re: The Book thread...

hey re discussion about about costs of local books... i thought the reason it was exxy here was tarrifs / restrictions put in place by the gubbermint to ensure local printing jobs? moreso than economies of scale... a year ago labor were looking at removing these restrictions, there was lots of argum...
by FoundationStepper
Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:01 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Travel Insurance?
Replies: 44
Views: 3390

Re: Travel Insurance?

heres a +1 to travel insurance direct (online purchase) - on the ground its mondial i think we just used them for my sons gastro/rotovirus hospital admission, they actually approved the claim within a few hours of us being admitted + receipt of medical statement lots of calls to check up on us, no d...
by FoundationStepper
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

spiral wrote:supervisor has said my phd application is good to submit - goes in next week hopefully


will of course be revisions etc but still big milestone

:clap:

in what?
by FoundationStepper
Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: T.V
Replies: 3501
Views: 270228

Re: T.V

for those of you missing stringer bell, he is main role in bbc series 'luther' on ABC on fridays

saw 2 eps pretty reasonable uk cop show if you like that sort of thing

he holds it well

hope to watch sherlock remake produced? by stephen moffatt of Dr Who, meant to be v good
by FoundationStepper
Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 986642

Re: Gripe thread

Plus we lost his most treasured toy had since one week old, small jungle lion...

Lost on day one

We left gim in bed and Hotel staff threw him out because he was dirty!

Poor wee boy in strange land and his dad is writing on a bloody music forum!
by FoundationStepper
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 986642

Re: Gripe thread

In a hospital in Beijing with son with severe dehydration from possible rotorvirus

Not fun and screws our plans for this arts residency
by FoundationStepper
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

pissed off at the age and other melbourne coffee culture speak about 'only two blends' - FFS, one i enough if you do it right... its a real wank IMO, there are places where quantity of blends does not equate to great quality or consistency of good coffee, some of the age and MCR top toss spots inclu...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 986642

Re: Gripe thread

that aside, if the person above her gives a stuff about workplace culture and how a message like that would make people feel, then perhaps there is a way of anon raising it with them - print out on desk? you can spin it either way but to me it indicates something very wrong in the attitude of the pe...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP Technics?
Replies: 10
Views: 704

Re: RIP Technics?

wonder if those who were going to digitise/sell their vinyl would have generally done so by now i haven't and cant imagine i will - no time and while I don't love my collection like i did cant see myself clearing it, and my decks in a hurry, even though I don't use them just pondering, and how this ...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

bu plane to china in 24 hours

small downs deliriously tired
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: THE HIPSTER BASHING THREAD
Replies: 206
Views: 52055

Re: THE HIPSTER BASHING THREAD

the 80s thing - glasses, something retro on necklace - kind of makes me think someone is projecting memories of being a white kid who likes hip hop but isn't cool enough to be in the gang. now they are an adult they make an ironic dig at the whole thing but doesn't realise they are broadcasting thei...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: THE HIPSTER BASHING THREAD
Replies: 206
Views: 52055

Re: THE HIPSTER BASHING THREAD

to me its something along the lines of an article CIA posted a while back its that thing of subcultures having a whole aesthetic, centred around at least something (e.g. music, some (quasi)-political statement) - so there is a look to identify with something else but the hipster aesthetic is a colla...
by FoundationStepper
Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

just had another good coffee at mule w/ hamish at the controls
by FoundationStepper
Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

huge - went to little mule yesterday - coffee nice - you weren't around but was suprised to see you are in with the switchboard guys, my regular when passing through the cbd

nice little outfit
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Home Printer
Replies: 15
Views: 947

Re: Home Printer

the 'printerjam' is a good a'lround model, made by mistabishi I think

dadjokes
by FoundationStepper
Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Street Art
Replies: 723
Views: 73981

Re: Street Art

this thats the best one ive seen so far, love the use of objects
by FoundationStepper
Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: GetUps pro-choice petition
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: GetUps pro-choice petition

tis illegal in most states, technically, but not applied strictly.
by FoundationStepper
Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: GetUps pro-choice petition
Replies: 8
Views: 630

GetUps pro-choice petition

I'm still signed up to Getup but am well sick of them generally, don't give money but every now and then they still seem to be on point. This petition responds to the current court case in QLD where a couple are facing jail for taking RU486. Might be a bit bull and I'm not sure the point of a melbou...
by FoundationStepper
Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

cool - i was mislead by the line 'We’re still working through the teething stage here so the food is not quite ready. '

the menu button is a little hard to find - maybe put a link in the text as well?

congrats on the progress
by FoundationStepper
Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

bu huge - props to anyone having wins in their small business

what kind of coffee you use? doesn't say on website

no food there yet?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

boo sucks to doppler sounds when moving past stars though. wtf?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

saw the hubble movie at imax

needed more space stars and stuff but still was pretty good

awesome end bit with web of galaxies

i find 3d shots of people/normal scenes too busy with depth of field - distracting and too much time focusing on the 3d aspect. seems to suit CGI much more
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 140693

Re: The Travel Thread

ADD_Boy wrote:In Tokyo.


sneaker shopping....
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: ULTIMATE BREAKFASTS
Replies: 158
Views: 7710

Re: ULTIMATE BREAKFASTS

Apte on Heidelberg Rd in alphington. This is on an industrial road and doesnt look much chop from the outside, but its HANDS DOWN THE BEST big breakfast ive had anywhere. its all about everything on the plate being perfection, and the added bonuses of killer hollandaise and spicy chutney. keep on d...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

well if it was in the agreement they signed---- would like to see that...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

im wistfully wistful that it gets fixed!
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

a clause on the sale doesn't change the noise protections under law unfortunately. the live music taskforce committed to implementing the 'agent of change' concept, makign noise assessment and control the job of the developer. its the only way. You would have to look at how well that was implemented
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: mb.c community help board
Replies: 247
Views: 16116

Re: mb.c community help board

its a risk - im leaving the country at end of month, and standard USPS will likely take 2-3 weeks, but might be more....

so going for the premium USPS makes sense - wouldn't do fedex (around 35) as they likely charge for the passage through customs...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: mb.c community help board
Replies: 247
Views: 16116

Re: mb.c community help board

best option for mac powerbook replacement battery?

looking at nupowers from the states, $100 plus around $40 for fast shipping. reputable and still cheaper than $200 here for a mac battery....

any thoer thoughts?
by FoundationStepper
Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

got mine today - only $800 but still, better than a kick in the teeth
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 831263

Re: The Big Up Thread

mrj wrote:bring on Hong Kong and China.


where you going to? we heading to beijing for a month (november) then yunnan and HK in december
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279059

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

sounds like they need an equivalent of a beyond the sword upgrade - perhaps part of a tactical sales plan?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279059

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

enjoying civ IV - haven't played since civ II I think... getting to just post industrial era, on top of the pack but with three friendly civs who all like each other - waging war on one might be easy enough but likely to open me up to attack on all fronts - I;m wondering about dominance by culture o...
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: TEN YEARS OF NOTHING - not one fucking thing!
Replies: 62467
Views: 1608525

Re: THE THREAD ABOUT NOTHING

2.03?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

i read that the originoal cut for event horizon was a lot more 'suspense' than 'horror' (changed due to precreening feedback) - a sort of the shining in space... it turned out pretty b grade but it would have been good to see it in its intended form
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279059

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

apophenian wrote:They have removed religion, espionage and corporations


I'm still struggling with the use of esionage... but removing religion seems a bit confining, its an easy way to maintain early game peace

still the great people (religion) generally hasn't helped so far
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279059

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

much different in Civ v on technology, diplomacy, etc?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

re solaris, have listened to the soundtrack muchly. said it before here but I think the number 6 music on battlestar galactica is a bit of a solaris soundtrack rippoff
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

+1 on pace and character. wrapped up really satisfyingly too

reminds me i want to revisit solaris and stalker

anyone seen the clooney version of solaris?
by FoundationStepper
Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

fantastic movie - one of the best ive seen in ages
by FoundationStepper
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 384727

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

anyone seen this hubble 3D movie at imax?
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: T.V
Replies: 3501
Views: 270228

Re: T.V

huge wrote:qi is rad.


:retzielikes:

I has man-crush on stephen fry
by FoundationStepper
Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPhone.. zomg
Replies: 1722
Views: 83813

Re: iPhone.. zomg

thanks guys don't have time to make minty before I go (if ordering parts etc) but like the idea. the prob with the duracell one is i'll only get one charge, and this is for keeping kid entertained on flight to china (maybe 2-3 charges needed!!) waas thinking more like this: m or this: m which is lik...
by FoundationStepper
Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: looking for a room! (also, studio rental?)
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: looking for a room! (also, studio rental?)

i think youll be hard pressed on studio front - that access/secutiry thing - its all geared to visual arts
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: TEN YEARS OF NOTHING - not one fucking thing!
Replies: 62467
Views: 1608525

Re: THE THREAD ABOUT NOTHING

Brain wrote:check out the graffitti on the shop that George Michael crashed into - awesome

Image



love it! everyone at work has been lolling
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279059

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

yeah keeping eye out on that too, cheers. gotta check whether it would run on ppc

i know a little bit of these other larger strategy games with more a combat element but is there anything that kind of catpures the civilization vibe?
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPhone.. zomg
Replies: 1722
Views: 83813

Re: iPhone.. zomg

anyone bought a travel battery booster for an iphone - want to get one but don't know of a retail store locally

like a casing for aa batteries, acts as a power supply to recharge on road