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by OZ_Nick
Tue May 23, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: Books and Authors, Films and Directors
Topic: Great Adaptations - Book To Films
Replies: 41
Views: 30412

I vote for Kubrick's 2001 which strictly speaking is not based on a book at all but on a short story. The movie is almost completely unlike the story, but it conveys the central idea extremely well which IMHO is to pose the question "What if we were to find unequivocal evidence of extra terrest...
by OZ_Nick
Tue May 23, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Pirate Discussion
Topic: The Continuous Salty Tale
Replies: 3906
Views: 958182

... he found the Vegemite jar instead...
by OZ_Nick
Tue May 23, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Pirate Discussion
Topic: Dear Auntie Blackbeard... Yer piratical problems solved here
Replies: 1791
Views: 669220

Well, Oi been follerin yer advice an I tried the Peuguot factory in Estonia, but they be sayin' they not in favour o public drunkenness, cutless wavin', pistol shootin' or debawtcherry (whatever that be - tho they seemed to like me way wi' the wenches). Also, they did not seem to appreciate being ca...
by OZ_Nick
Tue May 23, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Pirate Discussion
Topic: World Cup 2006: The Pirate National Soccer Team
Replies: 362
Views: 127902

Yaaarrr! Let me at 'em coach! Oi bin a praktisen me penalty cutless work an Io reckon we'll show them lubbers just wot good* honest** seafarin lads can do! Temporary Probationary Acting Second Mate One-Eyed Nick * For a given value of "good" ** For a given value of "honest"
by OZ_Nick
Thu May 18, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: Pirate Discussion
Topic: Dear Auntie Blackbeard... Yer piratical problems solved here
Replies: 1791
Views: 669220

Deer Arentee Blekbeered, Oi bin aworking for a larje internashernal pirateerin outfit an I aheared that the scurvey swabs be aplannin to skuttel me ship on acount of kontractuwell changes. They be claymin they tryin to find me anutha ship in the fleet but a lot o me shipmates are in the same strife ...
by OZ_Nick
Wed May 17, 2006 10:44 pm
Forum: Pirate Discussion
Topic: STICKY FOR YARRRRGGGHHHHHHHH!!!
Replies: 8619
Views: 1970796

Too many AAAAAARRRGGHHs and YAAAAARRRSSSS herabouts me buckos, what we really need is a few good

AVVVVAAAAAAAARRRRRSSSSTTTT ME HEEEEAAARRRTTTIIIEEESSS!!!!!!!

:fsm_yarr:

Nick
by OZ_Nick
Fri May 12, 2006 1:24 am
Forum: Books and Authors, Films and Directors
Topic: The Last Continent - A view from downunder
Replies: 1
Views: 3177

The Last Continent - A view from downunder

Hi there Discworld fans! After something Auntie Dee Dee said elsewhere I am re-reading The Last Continent (for about the third of fourth time). I thought it might be interesting to explore some of the references that could be missed by those not well acquainted with this wide brown land, even thogh ...
by OZ_Nick
Mon May 01, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Kangaroo Tail Soup
Replies: 1
Views: 3380

Kangaroo Tail Soup

Made this over the Easter break at a mate's place in the high country up near Omeo in the Australian Alps. I didn't have a recipe so I just made this up. Very delicious. Ingredients: 1 skinned kangaroo tail 250 g middle cut bacon, chopped (1/2 lb for metric unbelievers :fsm_yarr: ) 2 large onions 2 ...

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