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by katastrofa
Today, 7:10 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for Brexit?
Replies: 587
Views: 21411

Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

I don't know if it's Norway-specific anymore, but helgefylla is apparently a part of the ritual: "The second thing you can expect from a drunk Norwegian is promiscuity often leading to sex. Wait a second I didn’t say Norwegians are promiscuous, not anywhere any time, but on a Friday or Saturday even...
by katastrofa
Today, 1:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need Help: Vegetarian Recipes
Replies: 94
Views: 19129

Re: Need Help: Vegetarian Recipes

Nice dahl
(I always replace canned coconut milk with coconut shreds blended with water. I think I have some food allergy to coconut fat.)
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 11:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 989
Views: 50996

Re: Your rants here

I've started using an iPhone app called Gett to call taxis. More convenient than Uber (especially when you have the whole 7-seater for yourself).
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 867
Views: 63811

Re: All about Cats

(She's alive.)
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:31 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 989
Views: 50996

Re: Your rants here

Yes, it’s the “boss.” It sometimes comes with a hint of sarcasm. As if to say “You think you are superior, don’t you? Well think again.” When I’m actually thinking “In which folder is the email with the address?” Or it can be innocent. But then it feels very unPC, as if I’m the owner of some cotton...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 1:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 989
Views: 50996

Re: Your rants here

Alternatively, he doesn't know what do to at work and gets frustrated about it. Come up with some tasks/workplan or you'll come across as a bad boss.
Ask him to call you "Your Heartlessness" :-)
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by katastrofa
November 11th, 2019, 11:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 867
Views: 63811

Re: All about Cats

Thanks for the explanation, Cuchulainn and Bearish xx

Isn't she adorable? The photo doesn't give away the natural colour of her fur: calico silver and pink. Have a look at the back of her neck :-)
She's purring while I'm working - trying to work :-)
by katastrofa
November 11th, 2019, 9:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is medicine a science ?
Replies: 185
Views: 30614

Re: is medicine a science ?

Re-running a code is not reproducing but repeating. If you want to reproduce the result, write your own code based on the description of method in the article ;-)

The vegan doctors' petition quotes several big independent research studies, not their own findings. Still, it smells nori wraps...
by katastrofa
November 11th, 2019, 3:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 867
Views: 63811

Re: All about Cats

My baby :-)
by katastrofa
November 11th, 2019, 3:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Random photo's
Replies: 1852
Views: 84872

Re: Random photo's

Sakura season in Scotland (it's Hirosaki Park)
by katastrofa
November 11th, 2019, 1:48 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2128
Views: 87206

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

South by Southeast, people seem more sensitive about innuendos.
by katastrofa
November 10th, 2019, 10:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is medicine a science ?
Replies: 185
Views: 30614

Re: is medicine a science ?

Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in education and research.
Sounds a bit fishy.
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