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by melpomene
Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Awesome Shit Thread.
Replies: 6865
Views: 580617

Re: Awesome Shit Thread.

It appears I might be five years behind the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, but I've only just seen this thing and it's fucking disturbing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww
by melpomene
Fri May 03, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Jeff Hanneman is dead.
Replies: 61
Views: 6882

Re: Jeff Hanneman is dead.

Sad news, the guy wrote some of the finest metal riffs ever. RIP Jeff \m/
by melpomene
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Unintentionally funny trademe listings
Replies: 834
Views: 88449

Re: Unintentionally funny trademe listings

That is the finest "flatmate" wanted ad I have ever read; I'm moving to Auckland.
by melpomene
Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: funny shit thread
Replies: 16165
Views: 1293004

Re: funny shit thread

I'm glad he opened his mouth, i thought he might have been hiding 20 or 30 pizza rolls in there.
by melpomene
Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: RIP Luger Douche
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: RIP Luger Douche

Gig to help get Steve back home... With costs climbing to more than $11,000 to bring the body of a Wellington punk home, local rockers are getting together for a fundraising gig. Steve Andrews, 46, the flamboyant singer in 1980s and 90s Wellington bands Vas Deferens and Flesh D-Vice, died from head ...
by melpomene
Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: RIP Luger Douche
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: RIP Luger Douche

This is terrible news, especially the manner in which it appears to have happened.

RIP Steve. You were a good guy always up for a good laugh and i enjoyed getting on the piss with you both in Wgtn and London. Thanks for the Classic gigs too mate.
by melpomene
Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: CK's Olypmic's Thread
Replies: 234
Views: 43745

Re: CK's Olypmic's Thread

OK, so this may be slightly off topic and American-centric, but interesting piece none the less: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/08/05/sports/olympics/the-100-meter-dash-one-race-every-medalist-ever.html Apparantly the fastest 8 year old in the US would be good enough to have got a bronze me...
by melpomene
Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan
Topic: big win for aussie animal lib groups
Replies: 7
Views: 3175

Re: big win for aussie animal lib groups

Fucking shocking, but not isolated unfortunately. Cheers for the link.
by melpomene
Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Awesome Shit Thread.
Replies: 6865
Views: 580617

Re: Awesome Shit Thread.

Dead Kid wrote:This blog... so awesomely geeky, holy fuck: http://what-if.xkcd.com/1/


Worthily awesome site indeed, i enjoy learning about things i can't comprehend and laughing at the same time.
by melpomene
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Jon Lord passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 1203

Jon Lord passes away

http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/music/7290425/Deep-Purples-Jon-Lord-dies Legend... His huge sounds were a massive part of my introduction to metal, drugs and general chaos. RIP http://www.keyboardmag.com/uploadedImages/keyboardmag/articles/JonLord_1983.jpg
by melpomene
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Australia to deport "gentle Kiwi giant"
Replies: 63
Views: 3306

Australia to deport "gentle Kiwi giant"

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/6230872/Australia-to-deport-gentle-Kiwi-giant 8O I get the cancelling the visa for the assualt etc, but for the government to specifically overturn the decision for him to stay based on the fact that he's a huge scary bastard is fucked. I mean "not in the ...
by melpomene
Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:42 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: walk in silence or not
Replies: 6
Views: 1826

walk in silence or not

so it's been covered again, just keen to know if anyone knows who did the original? Have seen the same grid shit covering other street art in newtown

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by melpomene
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Saudi Arabia give women the vote
Replies: 9
Views: 1316

Re: Saudi Arabia give women the vote

Nah, don't worry too much about the most backward fucking country in the world fingering the inviting wormhole of civilisation. Yeah we'll let you vote...but you can fucking walk to the polling booth. http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/motoring/5695741/Saudi-woman-faces-flogging-for-driving
by melpomene
Thu May 19, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Backyard Burial vocalist R.I.P.
Replies: 113
Views: 15768

Re: Backyard Burial singer stabbed to death...

Detectives have also revealed a second woman has reported a murder confession to police from a fellow metal singer. It is now three months since the "ferocious and personal attack" when Hall was stabbed to death in his bed with a serrated knife as he slept. Although police have had severa...
by melpomene
Fri Mar 18, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: 2 free tickets to Acapulco...
Replies: 3
Views: 666

2 free tickets to Acapulco...

Just text 027 555 4578, go on, it's a lovely place... A convoy of gunmen chased their target into a home in the resort city of Acapulco and sprayed the residence with bullets on Tuesday, killing two small children and an elderly woman inside, authorities said. In a separate attack in Acapulco, which...
by melpomene
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Whose line is it anyway
Replies: 14
Views: 1668

Re: Whose line is it anyway

Huh, 6/10. not sure whether to laugh or punch myself. Man, Sheen is fucking nuts, that interview was one of the most bizarre things ive seen for a while.

The Colonel; well he's always been good for a moment of light hilarity.
by melpomene
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Backyard Burial vocalist R.I.P.
Replies: 113
Views: 15768

Re: Backyard Burial singer stabbed to death...

Terrible news. Only ever spoke to him at gigs but always had time for me. Fucking awesome singer in a great band that has given me VERY MANY happy memories. RIP mate.
by melpomene
Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Awesome Shit Thread.
Replies: 6865
Views: 580617

Re: Awesome Shit Thread.

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by melpomene
Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: CYF appalled by abuse to girl hiding in cupboard
Replies: 19
Views: 2620

Re: CYF appalled by abuse to girl hiding in cupboard

And further to the view that maybe the entire country needs to help sort this child abuse shit out; this story didn't even make the first 20 minutes of the news last night!? TVNZ banged on about the snow in Europe (like thats fucking news, its Winter) and ACC and this shit didn't even get a mention ...
by melpomene
Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: CYF appalled by abuse to girl hiding in cupboard
Replies: 19
Views: 2620

Re: CYF appalled by abuse to girl hiding in cupboard

Absolutely fucking terrible. It also appears the same girl was sexually abused by a "CYF certified" safe relative whilst in protective care a couple of years ago. The gene pool in this family must be seriously mutated. It's mind boggling that some children have such fucking terrible lives....
by melpomene
Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan
Topic: Vegan cheese in Wellington
Replies: 10
Views: 5807

Re: Vegan cheese in Wellington

Commonsense organics, most New Worlds but definately Wakefield Street and Thorndon, and some of those Asian supermarkets (Kilbirnie, Dixon Street etc). And i think SAFE website sells it, but not sure about how they post chilled goods.
by melpomene
Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: WTF!?!?! shit thread...
Replies: 3138
Views: 303374

Re: WTF!?!?! shit thread...

Attempts to assist thread revival, but fails to embed video

Still, pretty fucking odd:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM9o4Vnf ... r_embedded
by melpomene
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: punkas title for the best joke
Replies: 423
Views: 35044

Re: punkas title for the best joke

Skinny little Paddy goes into a lift, looks up and sees this HUGE black guy standing next to him. The big guy sees little Paddy staring at him, he looks down and says: '7 feet tall, 35 stone, 20 inch penis, 3 pounds of testicles, Turner Brown.' Paddy faints and falls to the floor. The big guy kneels...
by melpomene
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Football thread
Replies: 601
Views: 70159

Re: Football thread

Ryan Nelsen named in world cup best XI All Whites skipper Ryan Nelsen has been named in a football "World Cup Best XI" picked by American sports television channel ESPN. Nelsen earned his place by "defending defiantly throughout the tournament and heroically against Italy", it sa...
by melpomene
Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Football thread
Replies: 601
Views: 70159

Re: Football thread

Bugger.

Out witted by a Mollusc. Still, they say thery're quite intelligent.
by melpomene
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Football thread
Replies: 601
Views: 70159

Re: Football thread

Netherlands looking the bomb. Germany Netherland final will be a classic with a shit load of tension and old rivalry.

Do feel sorry for Uraguay, was kinda hoping they'd make it. First 2 goals were fucking great, worth watching just for those, but was a great game all round.
by melpomene
Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Awesome Shit Thread.
Replies: 6865
Views: 580617

Re: Awesome Shit Thread.

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by melpomene
Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Football thread
Replies: 601
Views: 70159

Re: Football thread

Actually, that's pretty fucking funny. Didn't really think about it but they must be heaving into their elephant foot rubbish bins.
by melpomene
Tue Jun 29, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan
Topic: Transfering vegan food ethics over to the ethics of textiles
Replies: 23
Views: 6674

Re: Transfering vegan food ethics over to the ethics of text

It sure is an interesting subject when you get to talking about it on a global scale. What seems the only answer to an "urban vegan" can quickly become flawed when it is applied to 7 billion humans; and indeed i think that is probably the crux of the matter. WAAAYYY too many people wanting...

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