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Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th July 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,357
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Google is Your Friend - Unless You're Black

Thank you Frank. I thought the bold truth might be a bit much.

Personally I prefer all other primates to humans.

Especially Gorilla's.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th July 2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,357
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Google is Your Friend - Unless You're Black

Hi Suzanne,

I don’t post much now. I appreciate you’ve never seen a black person resembling a gorilla, no worries there.

The gorilla you did post, I earlier posted and deleted very quickly a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th April 2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,921
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Did the Philidalphia Experiment Really Happen?

I didn't believe in Father Christmas until I was at the pub last night and a bloke said he once new a chap that saw Father Christmas enter his room when he was six and leave presents at the end of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th March 2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,038
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do You Have A Phobia

Yes Thom, yes.

You are not alone. I too have the same nightmares.

He can fly apparently as well.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th March 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Went to a Chilli Festival Today, Big Mistake!!!

Hi Shane,

Please remember, when you go to a chilli festival and you hate chilli's, there is always a possibility you may not enjoy it.

I found this out at a local hand craft and knitting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I dreamed it, I liked it, I did it and I love it!!

It's all very nice and all that but I must say that Grand Father clock looks amazing. May I ask how old it is and if it has any history behind it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Amazing story in pictures

Have any of you watched the video's by Eldad Hagar from Help for Paws?

I often watch them. He rescues stray and abandoned dogs or dogs with health issues. He's a registered charity and has video's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By Richard Van
Re: So what does Einstein and I have in common??

The thing is, all humans and animals have brains and everyone and thing is born, so it has a birthday too and I'm fairly certain you weren't born in 1879 when Einstein was.

Let's be honest, the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th February 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,023
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Why No One Is Helping

John, what was it someone else was calling you the other week?

That's the second time I've seen someone call you something totally different to your actual birth name, which is Sarah.

Nothing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 664
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I had the most vivid dream...

If that image is anything to go by, it appears the stairway to heaven has been stolen from a council run play area.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th February 2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
Posted By Richard Van
Re: This is Just Crazy! New Sport for the Insane!!!

As the Russians can demonstrate here Kay, it may need to be higher.

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfB4fVi-yrE

Mind you I do wish they had more...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th February 2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,561
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Husband doesn't want a cat

I'd love to be in the courtroom when the reason for the divorce after 6 years is the husbands unwillingness to have a cat when the poor blighter can't park his equivalent of a cat, his car, in the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th February 2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By Richard Van
Re: History Buffs here?

That's quite remarkable.

I saw a documentary a while ago (and now I'll spend the day looking for it) where they found copper mines here (I think it was on the Cornish coast) dating from around...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th February 2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,735
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do You "Smoke" Electronic Cigarettes? You Might Want to Read This...

Hi David.

Do you mean the study or Ecigs?

If it's Ecigs, my dear fellow, you are well and truly allowed to have whatever opinions you like but consider this.

To me cigarettes and numerous...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,975
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Bodybuilders are a strange breed of individuals!

He told me the menstrual pills play havoc on his Tom Tinkle.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,975
Posted By Richard Van
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,975
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Bodybuilders are a strange breed of individuals!

This may sound weird but I've often thought the obsession some body builders have with building muscles is like a male form of anorexia only it doesn't have a name.

Let me explain, a lot of women...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Can You Help Decipher 'Screen Resolutions?'

Yup, I always see those figures and move on quickly. Today I have learned something new.

Glad you fel better there are two of us. See, I helped in the end. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Can You Help Decipher 'Screen Resolutions?'

Frank,

I too would have taken the time to tell you but I decided not to help you.

Let me explain why.

I haven't got a dickybird of a clue about what you were talking about either, so well...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Richard Van
Re: How to frighten the crap out of the postman

While we're on, I saw this not long ago, I think it's a golden labrador. I love the peoples reactions to it.

I saw that spider one Suzanne, the reactions to that are even better!
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 932
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Go Ahead. Eat All the Damn Eggs You Want

Over here not a week goes by where a glass of wine a day is good for you then the next it's going to kill you.

I'm an optimist and enjoy the saying "Is your glass half full or half empty" - "I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 4,514
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Canadian GMO apples approved for sale :(

Seriously? Hepatitis A berries? That's incredible when you consider how strict they are on allowing anyone flying into the country not to carry fruit, plants and food stuffs from abroad.

By the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,009
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I am having increasingly weird dreams :(

Hi Jennifer,

I had a dream last night that I had a pet elephant, only thing is, it was made of jelly. At one point it became my Aunt Delia before becoming my dog. During all this there was a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th February 2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,735
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do You "Smoke" Electronic Cigarettes? You Might Want to Read This...

I'm not sure where I read that, may have been the Allen Carr book which incidentally I've read twice but never finished.

I haven't smoked since May and yesterday I forgot to bring my Ecig with me....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th February 2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,735
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do You "Smoke" Electronic Cigarettes? You Might Want to Read This...

I wish I could say I was like that all the time Dennis. :o



Oh Dennis, I know you were publishing it for good reasons and I like that, it really wasn't a post disagreeing with you, just the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Mystery Mars Haze Baffles Scientists

Yes that's true about the same place. They mention auroras too, when you said it was an aura, I thought you meant an aura!



Aura (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aura_%28paranormal%29)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,735
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do You "Smoke" Electronic Cigarettes? You Might Want to Read This...

Hi Dennis, please don't think this response is aimed at you but more the anti vaping propaganda movement I've noticed for a long time.

In Britain over 2.5 million people have started vaping to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I need a BFF

I must admit Dan, whenever I see 'BFF' in the male sense, I do tend to think of a couple of chaps holding hands, which isn't really something I'd expect Mr Carpet to take very kindly to and the chap...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th February 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By Richard Van
Re: You know that 90% of statistics about lifestyle and common milestones are complete bullshit than

Well it was 89.465% on the site I looked at so it must be right.

It's on the binternets, I fail to see what more proof a human needs.

It's the web folks, everyone knows that has to be spot on....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th February 2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Richard Van
Re: ɪntə'næʃənəl fə'nɛtɪk əsoʊsi'eɪʃn - International Phonetic Association

Don't worry Butters, Riffle likes Science but you have to stand back when he does it.

It must be a fact because he once said so in his avatar.



I say that a lot too, in fact it's my...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,709
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Politician Wants to Turn Women In Yoga Pants Into Outlaws

Well Sal, publicity stunt or not, they do sell them and if you Google "Flesh coloured yoga pants" you'll see I actually took time to pick an image, as some are far worse than that.

Here's a white...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,709
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Politician Wants to Turn Women In Yoga Pants Into Outlaws

In fairness Alexa, you know those flesh coloured yoga pants you get?

I actually think it should be one strike and then life imprisonment for that.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Bring Back A Joining Fee?

Rules..., yes, I remember those.

Ah, the memories.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather

Sorry, I couldn't resist.

It's like watching paint dry waiting for those two to agree a date for a good scrap.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Introduction

Luckily it didn't take long and I now know never to do that again.

As for the other two I have heard of them and I know what they are. I most certainly won't be needing a reminder either.

I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Introduction

Dangle blip said the cup of tea not elephant in tent camp but why the hand cream on hot air balloons. John said car frost in BUY GIAVRAFART cucumber bandwagon is why apples red Mars dust in public...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Introduction

So you sign off as Ragaa, Richard and Ben?

Fair enough. Have a look at where your IP address says you are.

I see Ahmedabad in Gujarat is often called the "Manchester of India".

List of city...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Richard Van
Re: My work view today. Main reason why I love IM!

Yes, yes. I too think a lot while driving. Too much really.



When I hit the car in front normally. Those repair bills and insurance are going through the roof.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Introduction

Wait, you actually consider yourself a guru??? Has anyone else actually looked at you and said "you're a guru"?

No seriously, come on chap, don't be so modest.

Welcome to the forum.



No...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Am I Seeing Things?

I get that, I think.

What puzzles me is the fact in the top one all the pieces fill an area yet they don't fill the same area when they're moved about, yet their areas are still the same.

I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th February 2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Toronto Transit Removes Bus Route Sign That Is Shaped Like A P...s

I'm even more surprised someone hasn't been a long with a pen to make some rather more immature additions. :eek:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,663
Posted By Richard Van
Re: McDonalds Struggling - Selling "Secret Sauce" for $18k a Bottle

I think it's ok to replace that with anything so long as it's banned significantly worldwide Frank.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,008
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I'm snowed in...

I know you probably mean over there but I think up North here has a bit of snow but down south the best we got was a cm or 2. It was all gone a few hours later.

16.7 inches is a lot, certainly...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I HATE THREADS LIKE THIS!!!!!!!!

Just my reference to the game recently over your way where the guy got suspended, think it was basketball, I just used netball because I'm a Limey. I think it was 120 - 2 or something. You were in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I HATE THREADS LIKE THIS!!!!!!!!

Why you, you...you.... I'm so angry I can't type how I feel you paper bag popping denier of fun.

:mad:



Unfortunately not over here Frank. Realised is correct from where I type, if not from...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Richard Van
Re: I HATE THREADS LIKE THIS!!!!!!!!

Sorry, wrong thread, I thought this was a thread Steve started.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,614
Posted By Richard Van
Re: What would you do if you caught your spouse having sex with another??

Well done. Far better than I managed in a similar situation some years back.

On a different note, I was just yesterday watching a documentary about the legendary hitman, Richard Kuklinski...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Vicious Pitbull Attack

Thanks Kurt.

English Bull Terriers don't have a bad rep here at all that I know of. I seem to remember Princess Anne had a couple and I believe, and it may be a Daily Mail article so I can't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th January 2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Vicious Pitbull Attack

If I'm right I think they may have been Bully Pitbulls.

I've heard some are on steroids but I've not read into them too much.

They get very big though. Very.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th January 2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Business Forums

Thanks Dan,

That's brilliant, a search engine eh? I'd never have realised that.

Looks like I'll have to make my encyclopaedia set into a table or something.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th January 2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Business Forums

I think it's faster to ask on a forum and come back the next day.

What is this Google thing?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd January 2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By Richard Van
Re: If you had one dollar what would you do?

Well that's just greedy having a free money offer in your signature. Isn't it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd January 2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By Richard Van
Re: If you had one dollar what would you do?

Yes but I'd throw him off the scent by throwing my emergency brandy bottle as far away in the opposite direction as possible.

I'm well aware, somewhere out there, probably up a tree near my...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd January 2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Do countries other than the US have this?

There's a lady I know on Facebook who is possibly the worlds most boring person. Today she had a nail in her tyre. FB update one was to tell everyone she had a puncture and was waiting for the RAC....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd January 2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,602
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Hi! It's me, Terra. Remember me?

What ho Terra!

Sorry you've been through all this, it's not been an easy time for you, hopefully you're out the other end now. I remember going to your profile page recently and I noticed you...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd January 2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,259
Posted By Richard Van
Re: If You have a Billion Dollars What Would You Do

Take some beer and popcorn and a video camera too and take care moving it from the first back to the second, especially with a bad back.
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