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by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 2:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: we're doomed...
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we're doomed...

QuoteOriginally posted by: playernearer to earth we're doomed if yellowstone park volcano erupts or the volcano on the canary islands awakensYes - when las palmas slides into the sea the whole eastern seaboard will be 20m under water for days. Bad news if you live in NY.
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 1:49 pm
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Topic: thomas the tank engine DVDs
Replies: 49
Views: 137295

thomas the tank engine DVDs

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: linuxuser99But if I follow this line of arguement then I'd surely ditch Latin for Sanscritspecious reasoning at bestWhy so? It's a completely valid analogy.
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 1:41 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Risk Consultants
Replies: 5
Views: 136010

Risk Consultants

I'd try networking through the Securities Institute - they have exactly such a forum already I think.
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 1:40 pm
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Topic: thomas the tank engine DVDs
Replies: 49
Views: 137295

thomas the tank engine DVDs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperwelcome back professor hamilton.Latin is of course the best way to learn grammar as well as a splendid way to enlarge one's vocabulary.But if I follow this line of arguement then I'd surely ditch Latin for Sanscrit - since it is the root of all indo-european lang...
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 12:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: thomas the tank engine DVDs
Replies: 49
Views: 137295

thomas the tank engine DVDs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn> I wasted 5 years that I will never get back learning Latin However, if you want a job at the Vatican, Latin is mandatory.Also, doctors.In the UK they long dropped the requirement for Latin from med school entry. AFIK the only UK university which serves as a ...
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 11:48 am
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Topic: thomas the tank engine DVDs
Replies: 49
Views: 137295

thomas the tank engine DVDs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCIs the Muzzy stuff good ?Yes - depending on the age of the kid. I like the style and the constant repetition is good for getting basic vocab home. I think it would have worked a bit better if my kid had been slightly younger (they say 5 - 11 - my kid is 7/8; but thi...
by linuxuser99
September 14th, 2005, 7:38 am
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Topic: thomas the tank engine DVDs
Replies: 49
Views: 137295

thomas the tank engine DVDs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn> Why should our students today study Latin and why begin in the third or fourth grade? It teaches them things that you don't get in other subjects. In the old country we did Latin for memory training (de Bello Gallico and Livy by heart), declensions (rex, rex...
by linuxuser99
September 8th, 2005, 4:52 pm
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Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: brontosauruscare to elaborae for those without the text at hand?John 8:2-11 - be generous when condemning the faults of others, you probably have faults yourself.Luke 18:9-14 - dont make a great big show of how holy and "better" you are - be humble and private.you know ...
by linuxuser99
September 8th, 2005, 4:07 pm
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Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

>> it's an issue of whether you regard homosexuality as a mental illness or a valid "lifestyle alternative". Time to quote Jesus I think:John 8:2-11 KJVLuke 18:9-14 KJV
by linuxuser99
September 8th, 2005, 8:57 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Career Advice
Replies: 49
Views: 140022

Career Advice

<t>>> 4. Would switching into a top MBA make a difference?>> Yes, though not for us. HR departments like MBAs from top schools, we are OK about them.Next to impossible to get onto a decent MBa without significant work experience. Time spent doing a PhD will not count for this. the admissions comitte...
by linuxuser99
September 7th, 2005, 4:15 pm
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Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCI'm told that a large % of heterosexual men have had at least one phase of finding other men attractive. Also people change their minds about very deep parts of their personality.Most gay men who've told me about their lives speak of a period when they liked women. ...
by linuxuser99
September 7th, 2005, 1:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: linuxuser99 "a former homosexual" yeah right........And the one on the far left with the black waistcoat's real name is Billy-Bob, he drives an 18 wheeler for a living and he's been "straight" now for 18 months.
by linuxuser99
September 7th, 2005, 8:56 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Bath Vs Birkbeck
Replies: 12
Views: 137204

Bath Vs Birkbeck

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: BBertieWant to work in trading (Fixed income). My assumption is that since I will have analyst postions only availble to me, the differences in course structure won't be a limiting factor. How close to the mark is that opinion?Also does the general reputation of the uni...
by linuxuser99
September 7th, 2005, 7:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

<t>>> "The shocking callousness of New Orleans' gay activists towards the severe suffering of its fellow citizens cannot be adequately articulated in a news report," says James Hartline, a former homosexual, who describes the "Southern Decadence" festival as being "replete with tens of thousands of ...
by linuxuser99
September 7th, 2005, 7:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Orleans: Holy Crap
Replies: 259
Views: 148454

New Orleans: Holy Crap

>> Were any wilmotters spotted?Only with jizz.
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