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by Metalchemyst
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: The Voting Age
Replies: 31
Views: 5239

Re: The Voting Age

I happened to see this article last night: https://unherd.com/2018/10/absurd-ageism-votes-16/ "The Votes at 16 campaign has to rank as one of the most cynical and opportunistic of our times. Crusades for the extension of the franchise have historically been waged by the masses and resisted by t...
by Metalchemyst
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: What pissed you off today
Replies: 70914
Views: 3076908

Re: What pissed you off today

Metalgal wrote:
WorMzy wrote:Make sure your image is only 100x100 pixels, and export it as a JPEG. Lower the JPEG quality as needed (you can normally get to ~80% without any serious loss of image quality).


Why are metal type people always so smart!
Maybe headbanging stimulates blood flow to the brain :rock:
by Metalchemyst
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: The UK political thread (formerly independence thread)
Replies: 1314
Views: 192171

Re: The UK political thread (formerly independence thread)

A very good article on race and immigration from the left-leaning New Statesman:

https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/u ... racist-won
by Metalchemyst
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: TV: Current and Recent
Replies: 6607
Views: 514779

Re: TV: Current and Recent

Any opinions on the first two Dr Who stories with Jodie Whittaker?
by Metalchemyst
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: The Book thread
Replies: 2264
Views: 266430

Re: The Book thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJmF97aDwIM

I'm in the middle of Michael Moorcock's Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy. He's very critical of some popular authors such as Tolkien and Lovecraft.
by Metalchemyst
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: EU Referendum and Afterwards
Replies: 150
Views: 47977

Re: EU Referendum and Afterwards

Most of the comments on here are against Scottish independence:

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/ ... -1-4811754
by Metalchemyst
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: EU Referendum and Afterwards
Replies: 150
Views: 47977

Re: EU Referendum and Afterwards

When we leave (probably) the EU, my hope is that, since we will no longer be able to blame problems on them, we will examine our system's faults and make the necessary changes.
by Metalchemyst
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: A free-for-all thread
Replies: 18367
Views: 1146497

Re: A free-for-all thread

My artistic instinct was spot-on!
by Metalchemyst
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)
Replies: 283
Views: 76938

Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

I'd never heard the full length Rainbow theme song before. It's surprisingly good, like Jethro Tull or something: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15_q-Ux ... e=youtu.be
by Metalchemyst
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: The rather morbid celebrity RIP Thread.
Replies: 809
Views: 213782

Re: The rather morbid celebrity RIP Thread.

I must mention Dennis Norden. His "It'll Be Alright on the Night" programmes are legendary.
by Metalchemyst
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: What pissed you off today
Replies: 70914
Views: 3076908

Re: What pissed you off today

^ Oh At the end of the year some of the other students buggered off without paying me their share of the bill. They were postgrads as well and I was only a first year. Blimey how much was that, for students I bet the electricity bill was massive! :o I don't remember, but it must have come out of wh...
by Metalchemyst
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: The rather morbid celebrity RIP Thread.
Replies: 809
Views: 213782

Re: The rather morbid celebrity RIP Thread.

^ I'm sure she will be. Good actress. And although Blakes 7 had cheap sets it was otherwise a well made programme.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=choR1HLDz8Q
by Metalchemyst
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: What pissed you off today
Replies: 70914
Views: 3076908

Re: What pissed you off today

^ Oh dear. Reminds me of when I was a student and, by chance, ended up being responsible for paying the electricity bill (I was the only one in the house when the man came to connect it up). At the end of the year some of the other students buggered off without paying me their share of the bill. The...
by Metalchemyst
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: EU Referendum and Afterwards
Replies: 150
Views: 47977

Re: EU Referendum and Afterwards

http://whatscotlandthinks.org/questions/how-would-you-vote-in-the-in-a-scottish-independence-referendum-if-held-now-ask#line There's a small but stubborn % of Scots who want to stay put, and I don't see that changing as long as Brexit is not a disaster. A second indy ref. would be pointless anyway u...