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by katastrofa
Yesterday, 10:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

What are the best seats in De Norske Opera Hus? Obvsly, next to me, but which place is best scene view and acoustics-wise?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 9:23 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 118
Views: 15061

Re: Python tricks

But you can learn a lot in the process! Who doesn't want to know every-f***-thing about internal representations of floating point numbers! ;-)
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 4:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stuff that Physics_(+ &)_mathematicS can explain
Replies: 19
Views: 4644

Re: Stuff that Physics_(+ &)_mathematicS can explain

Reminded me a bit of the (negative) impact of Leon Kass (GWB's ethical adviser) and his "wisdom of repugnance" on stem cell research. It all sits in our cortex.
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 3:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stuff that Physics_(+ &)_mathematicS can explain
Replies: 19
Views: 4644

Re: Stuff that Physics_(+ &)_mathematicS can explain

String theory is not the first violin any longer! Other discoveries are being drowned in news from genetics and biology or the AI buzz ;-) Besides, it's probably hard to question something which consist of many separate parts floating in the sea of undefined or questionable philosophical and mathema...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 801
Views: 41408

Re: All about Cats

I like all the names! I should bring more cats from Egypt (which is a really nasty place when it comes to - non-existent - animal welfare :-() .
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 10:01 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

Cuch, I see now why you are so fond of the EU. What I like most is when people hassle me I say "It's EU law". Works every time. I work for one of the A8 countries and we sometimes crash against the "EU laws". The problem is nobody never knows how to implement them... so we move on! BTW, Norway deci...
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

I have a Berry phase in the summer, but today I also increased my Barles Cabbage number.

Anyway, I've heard that all male swinger clubs are popular in Britain, but I would never suspect that we had one here!
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 4:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

Mrs Cuchulainn's is 2. Lucky woman! But Stewart Lee's show is not bad. Many hidden parodies of famous film styles and scenes - probably Iannucci's touch. The Think of It and In the Loop were only just acceptable - I appreciate the poetic dialogues, situational humour and acting, but there wasn't eno...
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 4:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

Shall I suggest an edit to this website to include his Wilmott number?
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 3:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2009
Views: 89461

Re: Stupid question of the day

Aren't we all? I'm watching his Comedy Vehicle series in the evenings and they are painfully hilarious (especially after ABS exercises). And I thought you had a sense of humour.  I once slept in the bed of his comedy partner (Richard Herring). (Am trying to outdo Cuch!) So if I go to bed with Richa...
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 9:42 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for Brexit?
Replies: 483
Views: 9913

Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

One is reminded of the old joke about why computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused. Because Oct 31 = Dec 25
Great joke, but I think the last (?) version of BoJo's plan mentioned Xmas :-)
For the record, I'm not a computer scientist - I despise them! ;-D
by katastrofa
July 14th, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need Help: Vegetarian Recipes
Replies: 72
Views: 2587

Re: Need Help: Vegetarian Recipes

Khinkali - the XL version of Chinese dumplings (at least in this edition). Easily veganised (veggie or mushroom filling). Doesn't requite women's inborn kitchen skills or a fully equipped kitchen ;-) IMG_8009.JPG For gym addicts, any raw salad can be turned into a high-protein meal if you add some ...
by katastrofa
July 13th, 2019, 9:41 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for Brexit?
Replies: 483
Views: 9913

Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

So cliché...
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by katastrofa
July 13th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 801
Views: 41408

Re: All about Cats

That's fantastic! Thank you!
Mau sounds interesting too - an Egyptian way of commemorating one of my favourite actresses and movies, Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany - Holly's cat's name was Cat :-)
by katastrofa
July 13th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 801
Views: 41408

Re: All about Cats

I need to choose the name for my cat girl (to put it in her passport, before she can come to live with me). She's from Egypt, picked from the street in Cairo. I'd be grateful for suggestions :-) Goose (from Egyptian goose) is the only thing that comes to my mind so far :-( Other options: Amina (from...
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