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Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2005, 3:40 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Kate Bush

Kate definitely has a small but devoted fan base in the US, but she has never had a great deal of mainstream success. Since US radio used to be strictly formatted in the early 80s and most of her...
Forum: USA
Nov 2nd 2005, 4:40 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 2,375
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: US Sport, what's your bag?

As one of the few Brits how has actually suited up to play American football and thereby can speak from experience, those big guys are quick and terrifyingly strong. There are a couple of oversized...
Oct 19th 2004, 9:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Canadian Humor

Reefer Madness?
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 27th 2004, 3:40 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 2,964
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Women Bosses

Over the years I have had several work-related disagreements with my bosses. In my experiece, I have found that my male bosses always kept disagreements in perspective and recognized that it was just...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2004, 6:34 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Which is your favorite family restaurant chain ?

TGI Fridays - only because I used to bartend at one while at uni and constantly met incedible females (all single men should bartend).

Actually, after years of going home while reeking of potato...
Sep 21st 2004, 5:41 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 935
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: NHL...any ideas????

Manc, it is easy to have this view when your team is in a major market and has an owner that is willing to plonk down the cash to keep the best players. It's great when your team wins all the time,...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 7th 2004, 2:56 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,771
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Cornish Pasty

The people in my area have never heard of Cornwall, let alone pasties. How I miss my oggies...

Actually, I had an "authentic" pasty at the British embassy canteen some time ago. It wasn't even...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 3rd 2004, 2:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Luverly Chopper

My dad was an H-3 pilot in both the Royal and US Navy. He is now very involved with the development of a Brit-built copter for the US government. I still have fond childhood memories of the day when...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 31st 2004, 7:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: EU Claims it Won Olympics

That sounded arrogant?
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 31st 2004, 6:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: EU Claims it Won Olympics

The dynamic would be different. If the 5 best athletes in a certain event were from the EU, then the sixth best athlete from another country would have little hope of winning the gold. But if the...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 31st 2004, 6:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: EU Claims it Won Olympics

EU has a good idea (probably stolen from Manc), but the medal count is flawed. If the EU was to actually constitute one team, they would not be able to have as many entries in every event, greatly...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 31st 2004, 5:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: EU Claims it Won Olympics

Page 3 was a very important part of my formative years.
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 31st 2004, 5:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Oggie Oi!

EU Claims it Won Olympics

I think Roman Prodi is on par with Manc the Master Manipulator in developing self-serving statistics ;)


http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2004401679,00.html
Forum: USA
Aug 31st 2004, 2:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Kumars at No 42

I hope you weren't looking forward to seeing "The Ortegas". It was shelved and will probably never air.
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2004, 7:29 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 3,276
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: British Gold Medal Thread

In DC, we have a saying - "Torture the numbers until they confess". Manc, you most certainly are a Master Inquisitioner. ;)
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2004, 4:32 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,465
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: NBC's Olympic coverage sucks a big one

NBC invested a lot of money in the Olympics and has to pull high ratings for the national telecasts, so they feature the events and stories that Americans care most about.

NBC's cable partners...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 23rd 2004, 3:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,406
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Aug 20th 2004, 3:30 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,336
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Fight

I was in a fairly good scrap at a hockey game about six months ago. I think I got the better of the other guy (he instigated it), but some observers may have disagreed. I ended up getting 6 stitches...
Forum: USA
Aug 19th 2004, 4:23 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 3,276
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: British Gold Medal Thread

Best not to judge the Aussies by that method.
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 19th 2004, 3:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: mp3 downloading

kazaa lite, a cracked version of kazaa without the adware and spyware, is an easy program to navigate, but most of the sites where you can download it for free have been shut down by kazaa's lawyers...
Forum: USA
Aug 9th 2004, 7:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: advice please

Boiler is giving you good advice. K-1 is the best way to go if you truly intend on being with this woman. It is generally easier to obtain a K-1 than a K-3, but requires you to get married within 3...
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2004, 3:54 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Cheap air fare

$299 round-trip from DC to Manchester on BMI. Tickets must be purchased by August 13, travel must be between Oct 30 2004 and March 5 2005.
Aug 5th 2004, 2:53 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 4,110
Posted By Oggie Oi!

When people complain that Brits only get a...

When people complain that Brits only get a passing mention in "Saving Private Ryan" (as cited in the article), it is not an issue of distortion, but of marginalisation. The film begins with the...
Aug 3rd 2004, 3:00 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 4,110
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Gawd, I don't think it is Hollywood that is...

Gawd, I don't think it is Hollywood that is distorting history here..
Aug 2nd 2004, 10:06 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 4,110
Posted By Oggie Oi!

Re: Hollywood Accused Of Distorting British History

I read an article about how Hollywood completely changed the facts in a film called Enigma, which was about breaking codes used by the Germans I think. It was a totally British operation in WW2 but...
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