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by Rachie_D
Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Travel Recommendations: Ireland / Scotland
Replies: 14
Views: 6519

Re: Travel Recommendations: Ireland / Scotland

Ah man, that Scotland trip sounds incredible to me. Inverness is one of my favourite cities. If it's a nice day then just a wander up the river to some small islands is absolutely gorgeous. Near Glencoe there's also a small Nature Reserve that I did my dissertation research in. It has a walk that's ...
by Rachie_D
Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

When asking for my train ticket yesterday morning I was asked if I wanted a child's fare. When I was explaining this to my French colleague he said it was a compliment. I explained to him that actually, as a 24 year old, being told I look under 16 is not exactly a compliment. Gahh!
by Rachie_D
Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Chrismo's Dog House and Beer Garden
Replies: 507
Views: 371448

Re: Chrismo's Dog House and Beer Garden

I was supposed to be heading to London this weekend with my boyfriend to have scary introductions to his closest friends. Unfortunately he had an accident at work and will be in a burns ward for the next week at least. I was planning on staying up tonight because I've been so interested in the Scott...
by Rachie_D
Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

Can't get past this level on Theme Hospital :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
by Rachie_D
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Has anyone seen Sin City 2 yet? Yes. you sure you're a young lady? That's totally a dad answer! For my boyfriend's sake I hope so! @Black_Flag_11 I have seen it! I really enjoyed it (apart from being very ill and missing a chunk - pardon the pun). It wasn't quite up to the same standards as the fir...
by Rachie_D
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

P-F1 Mod wrote:Before or after it becomes a different country [possibly]?


After I think (though hopefully not).
by Rachie_D
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

Just booked my birthday trip to Inverness! Can't wait!
by Rachie_D
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Has anyone seen Sin City 2 yet? Yes. you sure you're a young lady? That's totally a dad answer! For my boyfriend's sake I hope so! @Black_Flag_11 I have seen it! I really enjoyed it (apart from being very ill and missing a chunk - pardon the pun). It wasn't quite up to the same standards as the fir...
by Rachie_D
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Black_Flag_11 wrote:Has anyone seen Sin City 2 yet?


Yes.
by Rachie_D
Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The TV Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 366613

Re: The TV Thread

Was that the episode with John Sim playing the The Master? I loved that double episode. It was a triple episode I think. Simm was amazing. Anyone been watching the Great British Bake off? Its an odd one this year, but still fun nonetheless Diana, killer of baked Alaska's/dreams! http://m.bbc.co.uk/...
by Rachie_D
Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

Went to a drive in cinema to watch Sin City 2 last night. Thought it would be a fun date, something a bit different. 5 minutes before we get there I start to feel really sick. Convince myself I'll be fine (sometimes I find mentally blocking out sickness can help) and start to believe I might pull it...
by Rachie_D
Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

I work in a care home for people with dementia which can be quite depressing at times. Today however I was told I looked lovely, told that someone loves me and given a kiss from two of the residents. Some days they really do put a smile on your face. Tufters, she is absolutely gorgeous. We had a sca...
by Rachie_D
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What you listening too?
Replies: 554
Views: 289416

Re: What you listening too?

I went to 2000Trees festival this weekend and really enjoyed the following: The Computers (my new favourite, like Elvis on steroids!) Public Service Broadcasting Nordic Giants My favourite festival I have ever been to! Absolutely lovely little site. Did you have fun? The weather was awesome this we...
by Rachie_D
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

My sister got married on Saturday and it was literally the best day ever. Aching all over now though.
by Rachie_D
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Scottish Independence, yes or no.
Replies: 421
Views: 111951

Re: Scottish Independence, yes or no.

I voted English and no. If they vote for independence then I have no problems with that, my no is that I don't think it would make any sense for the Scots to become an independent country at this time.
by Rachie_D
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

As it's been an ongoing topic in here recently there's this quiz that is about the most expensive movies ever made. Thought I'd share!
by Rachie_D
Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

How can you have a second least favorite player? Do you just not like them a little less than the one you don't like? I've only had time to see 1 match at the French this year, but it was Tsonga's first round match and I always live watching him play - he's such an entertaining and really likable g...
by Rachie_D
Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

Share please! As per your request: Thor Go to Google Maps and get directions from "Snowdon" to "Brecon Beacons" and see what happens (Has to be typed in and not via auto-correct) This is incredible! On another note my favourite tennis player has just beaten my second least favou...
by Rachie_D
Wed May 28, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Hi all! My wife & daughter will be away for a few days and I want to take the opportunity to catch up on some movies that we wouldn't normally see together. So that would be anything she considers too absurd / violent / science-fictionny or combinations thereof. Just to give you an idea, stuff ...
by Rachie_D
Sun May 25, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

French Open has started, my favourite player is doing well. This looks like a good setup for Wimbledon :D

On the other hand I'm going to spend my Sunday night chilling out listening to Fatherson and playing Age Of Empires. Awwww yeahhhh.
by Rachie_D
Sun May 25, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The TV Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 366613

Re: The TV Thread

Been watching a lot of Chuck recently. I know it's nothing special but I really do love it. Quietly amusing if somewhat predictable but still thoroughly enjoyable.
by Rachie_D
Sun May 25, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

@Rachie, did you watch The Breakfast Club? I watched it at the weekend and really really enjoyed it. It seems that 1980s movies about teens are generally higher quality than those that came after it (with the exception of Clueless and Mean Girls). 16 Candles and Fast Times at Ridgemont High are fan...
by Rachie_D
Thu May 15, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 10749

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014

I don't have much to go for with this topic so am cheating a bit I guess xD Ach, will have to do unless I meet someone famous in the next 2 weeks...
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by Rachie_D
Wed May 14, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 10749

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014

My only real (recognisable) celebrity photos are from Goodwood too. Timo Glock, Bruno Senna, James Martin (the chef bloke), Henry Fonda, plus some others with their helmets on. I suppose you could stretch the theme to include other types of celebrities, other than humans. Cars and animals can be ce...
by Rachie_D
Mon May 12, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Been getting my fill on Netflix recently and have watched Into the Wild, Stand By Me and What's Eating Gilbert Grape in the past few days. Really enjoyed all three actually even if they were a bit depressing at times. Going to watch The Breakfast Club later.
by Rachie_D
Tue May 06, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

minchy wrote:
Rachie_D wrote:After months and months I've finally finished my drawing of Cap.

That's very nice, my only criticism is that it's Captain America ;)


Well I've already done Thor... :P
by Rachie_D
Mon May 05, 2014 10:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

After months and months I've finally finished my drawing of Cap.
by Rachie_D
Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Currently Reading....?
Replies: 155
Views: 49934

Re: Currently Reading....?

Finished 'A Feast For Crows' fiiiinally second time around. I actually enjoyed it this time but I think it was because I kept looking ahead and putting it down with a good chapter coming up next. I've just picked up 1984 to read, too. Enjoying it a lot more than Wuthering Heights which I'm 3/4 of th...
by Rachie_D
Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 10875

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014

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About the greenest picture I think I have!
by Rachie_D
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

I'd planned to post this in the football thread but it's worthy of a mention here. In the professionl game, where the boundaries of sportsmanship are stretched for the purpose of gaining any advantage possible, somebody actually puts his hand up to his own rash action: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/...
by Rachie_D
Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 229434

Re: Awesomeness

Starting to think there is a direct correlation between nice weather and bigger tips. Either that or it's something to do with the days my boss pours us alcohol...
by Rachie_D
Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

People that go on social media to complain about things they can EASILY change. For example, complaining about something on tv (in this case the curling). Now I understand that a lot of people find the sport boring, that is fine! But there is a simple solution - change channel, turn off the tv, go ...
by Rachie_D
Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 635858

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Film I cannot stop watching: Tangled. Got nothing to do today? Tangled. Tonight? Tangled. Tomorrow? Hey, here's an idea... Tangled. I'm just addicted.
by Rachie_D
Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

People that go on social media to complain about things they can EASILY change. For example, complaining about something on tv (in this case the curling). Now I understand that a lot of people find the sport boring, that is fine! But there is a simple solution - change channel, turn off the tv, go s...
by Rachie_D
Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread
Replies: 119
Views: 22663

Re: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread

What a crazy day for Slovenia! Tina Maze won gold in giant slalom (her second gold medal in Sochi after winning in downhill) and our national hockey team beat Austria 4:0 to progress to quarterfinals! We have 148 registered male hockey players in Slovenia (2 million inhabitants) and we've made it i...
by Rachie_D
Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Official Artwork Thread
Replies: 98
Views: 30235

Re: Official Artwork Thread

Emma Stone picture I've been working on.

Honda, they are absolutely incredible! I'm insanely jealous of your talent there.
by Rachie_D
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread
Replies: 119
Views: 22663

Re: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread

T.J. Oshie is THE MAN! That was intense. I was at work and they put it on for me because I wouldn't shut up about it. Got home for the second period and spent the next however long swearing at my laptop (was supporting Russia) but holy crap those penalties took it to another level. I can't take it ...
by Rachie_D
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Official Artwork Thread
Replies: 98
Views: 30235

Re: Official Artwork Thread

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Fiiinally finished the picture of Leigh Halfpenny. Now who to draw nexxxt? :D
by Rachie_D
Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread
Replies: 119
Views: 22663

Re: XXII Olympic Winter Games thread

BBC receives more than 300 complaints over Jenny Jones snowboarding commentary No doubt 300 complaints from 300 people who'd never even heard of snowboarding before it came on TV. They were pretty OTT at times, and did say some stupid things, but it was exactly what you'd expect from boarders at a ...
by Rachie_D
Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407050

Re: Annoyances

I need to lose as much weight as possible, and change my diet completely by my birthday in June. I have a pretty decent motivation to do so as of right now, but I lack any sort of sustainable willpower to do stay with it for 4 months. What I do is whenever I want to lose weight I change one meal a ...