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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #100 on: 24/04/2004 23:29:12 »
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Right then......
I'm called Toni (Montana because of Al Pacino's character in Scarface)  I studied Sociology at the University of London so normally have little contribution to make to most of the threads but enjoy reading and learning along the way.  Work in IT support for a bank, although would happily travel and live out of a ruck sack for the rest of my days.  After graduation I lived in Vancouver for a year and then Melbourne.  And am home in front of a pc on a Saturday night, lol.




oh, and nice to know you a bit better Toni. And don't worry about not being abe to reply to things, unless something is geology or geography based, i'm not that much help... i prefer to add a lighter note to things [:o)]

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #101 on: 25/04/2004 00:03:19 »
Well...if You're not that much help Richy...what does that make me ? eh ?.....I can't even get the job as Non-Moderator that I applied for last night !!!!

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #102 on: 25/04/2004 11:58:26 »
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Well...if You're not that much help Richy...what does that make me ? eh ?.....I can't even get the job as Non-Moderator that I applied for last night !!!!

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I guess we are all just specialists in certain areas???

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #103 on: 27/04/2004 07:57:34 »
hmmmm....  I can't decide if I want to post here.  One of my favorite tings about this site is wondering what everyone pictures me like.  I have given away a lot of clues, but still, not sure if I'm ready to spill all.  There are some people on here that I still wonder a great deal about as well.
I'm gonna hold off for now I think.

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #104 on: 27/04/2004 11:15:31 »
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hmmmm....  I can't decide if I want to post here.  One of my favorite tings about this site is wondering what everyone pictures me like.  I have given away a lot of clues, but still, not sure if I'm ready to spill all.  There are some people on here that I still wonder a great deal about as well.
I'm gonna hold off for now I think.

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YES, it's time to spill all, well not all..I've kept 99.995 back !!...c'mon matey...we want it all and all the juicy bits too !!!...you're teasing us now !!!!!!!...and that's not fair !!!...just a brief summary will do, say....the last 25 years !:D

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #105 on: 27/04/2004 19:30:10 »
I wrote a nice long reply and then realized you guys don't want to hear my rant.  Maybe another day when my life looks worth telling about.  I think I had one of those days back in 1990.

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #106 on: 28/04/2004 00:08:38 »
Past 25 years seems a bit excessive.... how bout I start from the end of my last prison sentence?

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #107 on: 28/04/2004 00:12:20 »
ooooh..tell all !!!

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #108 on: 28/04/2004 04:05:21 »
OK, I'm in:

I got a master's degree in electrical engineering, specializing in wave propagaion and atmospheric remote sensing.  I learned how to use a computer and it's been downhill since then.  I now work an IT job handling crop insurance databases for the USDA (dept. of Agriculture for those who don't know).  I work in Kansas City and own a small farm in northwest Arkansas, so I drive back and forth a lot.  Like Toni, I would happily hike around and live out of a rucksack.  Actually, a bicycle would be even better, and if I had my camera in the sack, life could not get any better.

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #109 on: 28/04/2004 21:44:29 »
Justin, I picture you in a lab, with tables everywhere and you are tending to your flies and other tasks, totally engrossed in what you are doing.  When your attention is not required for a task, you think about many things, but generally you have a busy mind.  You are aware of flies buzzing by your head, but it does not bother or distract you.  Hair dark blonde or light brown, about 4 inches long.  Roughly 5'9" and comfortable in a T-shirt and khaki pants.

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #110 on: 28/04/2004 22:03:42 »
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Justin, I picture you in a lab, with tables everywhere and you are tending to your flies and other tasks, totally engrossed in what you are doing.  When your attention is not required for a task, you think about many things, but generally you have a busy mind.  You are aware of flies buzzing by your head, but it does not bother or distract you.  Hair dark blonde or light brown, about 4 inches long.  Roughly 5'9" and comfortable in a T-shirt and khaki pants.

Anyone else want to describe how they see Justin?



I don't need to... he emailed this picture of himself to me yesterday...
 

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #111 on: 28/04/2004 22:22:43 »
LOL, no offence to people who like to look like that but that's grim.

I reckon Justin's got piercings and tattoos.
 

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #112 on: 28/04/2004 22:34:43 »
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LOL, no offence to people who like to look like that but that's grim.

I reckon Justin's got piercings and tattoos.



possibly like this? ;)
 

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #113 on: 28/04/2004 22:52:22 »
haha, yeah just like that, but a few more piercings
 

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #114 on: 28/04/2004 22:53:19 »
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haha, yeah just like that, but a few more piercings



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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #115 on: 29/04/2004 04:38:18 »
Lauging so hard........

Donnah makes Justin sound so good.  Is she right?

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #116 on: 29/04/2004 04:51:34 »
oh... donnah....   but the flies DO distract me!!! (well sometimes)
here I came into this thread to actually give a real answer, but now this is TOO fun!!!  You guys screwed yourselves out of a real answer for now by entertaining me.
I'll let ya'll know that I absolutly HATE tattoos. (no offense to any of you who have them)
keep guessing!!

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #117 on: 29/04/2004 05:12:22 »
and no Neil, I wasn't ever in prison, that was a joke.  Still working on a night in jail (one of my goals in life) but I can't figure out anything that will put me there that doesn't test my morality, leave a big scar on my criminal record, or end up costing me a lot of $$
any suggestions?

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #118 on: 29/04/2004 10:39:32 »
Mayo, if you lived here in the UK, just don't pay your TV licence and you can go spend a few weeks in Jail, do nothing AND watch television for free!!
 

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« Reply #119 on: 29/04/2004 17:30:37 »
What is a TV License?  Do you have to pay for it if you don't watch TV?  I find the whole concept offensive!

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« Reply #120 on: 29/04/2004 19:27:40 »
well...it's kinda like this. (MEGA SUMMARY)..you pay a license to the BBC...about 109 a year and you get a load of TV with NO adverts and a ton load of radio too.....it's a mass-debateable thing over here...we also do get tons of tv too with adverts but at least they're not every 5 seconds like they are in the states !!...

Richard...as you probably know James Whale refuses to pay his license and he's never been done for it  !!

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« Reply #121 on: 29/04/2004 19:57:47 »
So, you have to pay this fee or go to jail?!?

Here, you pay for a feed from a cable provider and get anywhere from 50 to 500 channels, many of which are commercial free (many are not).  but if you don't want TV, you don't go to jail.  Personally, I don't watch TV.  I pay for the cable because that's all my dad does is watch TV, and I get high speed internet from the same provider, all at a discount because it's all on the same account.  I do sometimes watch a movie (like about once a month or two) since it is available.  I can't live without high speed internet though.

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« Reply #122 on: 29/04/2004 20:09:17 »
Me too !!...long live broadband or cable internet ..YAYY !!!....there have been instances when people have gone to jail but I think it is as a very very very last resort....we also pay for cable/satellie tv with a ton of channels too but admittedly they all have adverts. Of course , me being up so late I do watch a ton of tv when I'm not 'fingering' this website....(err...and a few others too !!! *cheeky chuckle*)

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« Reply #123 on: 30/04/2004 00:26:49 »
so even if you don't own a TV you still have to pay the fee???  why don't they just add it on to everyone's taxes then instead of charging you a seperate bill??  I'll never understand europeans (but at least they make more sense than Americans)

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Re: About yourselves!
« Reply #124 on: 30/04/2004 02:48:21 »
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Can you imagine this fellow in about 60 years in the geriatric ward?

I cancelled my cable last year because we don't watch TV.  I get impatient with things that waste my time, like commercials (unless they are good) and pointless shows.  I love a good movie though.  My son just downloads whatever he wants to watch.
 

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