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    how about something like this? ...

    how about something like this?

    http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Stories/Features/2012/Creating-safer-countries---recovering-from-war-in-northern-Uganda/
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    I guess they might do a warm-up gig. Angels and...

    I guess they might do a warm-up gig.
    Angels and Airwaves and Lostprophets each did one a few years ago, just one small-ish show in London before playing Reading / Leeds.

    I'm hoping the Offspring...
  3. :eek: I like the skull logo so much more for...

    :eek:
    I like the skull logo so much more for knowing some background!
    That's really cool, esp about Napster. Never realised!
  4. Reading it through, fairly quickly, so from a...

    Reading it through, fairly quickly, so from a first-time-reader POV: (though from one who already understands evolution and agrees with your arguments)



    For readability and emphasis I'd put...
  5. Feelings Gotta Get Away (?) Million Miles Away...

    Feelings
    Gotta Get Away (?)
    Million Miles Away
    Jennifer lost the war
    She's got issues


    OK here are mine
    -Compete with others
    -Stay in, letting them win
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    hm, alternatives include clapping him on the...

    hm, alternatives include clapping him on the shoulder in a manly way or hugging him jokily, overdoing it.

    My dad ruffles my hair and simultaneously punches me in the stomach.
  7. There's talk of electoral reform here in the UK;...

    There's talk of electoral reform here in the UK; one of the concessions the Conservatives made when forming the coalition with the LibDems was to agree to hold a referendum on the voting system. The...
  8. A practical argument in favour of allowing gays...

    A practical argument in favour of allowing gays in the military to be open about it is that it reduces the risk of blackmail. Not that there would be much shame in being Outed these days; but surely...
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    I've often been told that you can't dream about...

    I've often been told that you can't dream about dying; if you feel you're falling, you wake up before hitting the ground. I don't know how that jives with this -

    I dreamt the other day that I was...
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    I saw them live at Reading a couple of days ago...

    I saw them live at Reading a couple of days ago and really had a good time - I couldn't not really, they're one of my favourite bands - but they didn't absolutely blow me away. There were a couple of...
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    Isn't this like when a kid bangs his elbow or...

    Isn't this like when a kid bangs his elbow or something and his mum rubs it better? That really works, I need to start doing that again.

    I thought people only watched TV and listened to music in...
  12. Thread: Photo Album #4

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    Wow, I saw them yesterday! Rise Against & The...

    Wow, I saw them yesterday! Rise Against & The Donots supported Green Day in Mainz. I hadn't really liked Green Day's latest album or given it much time (I used to be totally obsessed and maybe...
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    My friend has IBS so she has to steer clear of...

    My friend has IBS so she has to steer clear of gluten.

    Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. So avoiding things like bread, pasta, cerals, biscuits, crackers, cakes, pies, some...
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    I'm stuck in a town full of celebrating Germans...

    I'm stuck in a town full of celebrating Germans ;_;



    I was the only England fan in the whole bar; I had nobody to rage with about the disallowed goal or be ashamed and depressed with. Awww...
    ...
  15. My visa invitation was from St Petersburg uni...

    My visa invitation was from St Petersburg uni (though I studied in an institute connected with the uni) and I went to Moscow for a week, no problem. You could take the night train Fri evening - Mon...
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    I'd be for it but only if it turned out to be one...

    I'd be for it but only if it turned out to be one of their best songs ever, like top 5.
    The song "Green Day" by Green Day is a mega disappointment and I have no idea why they chose to name...
  17. Cool, I know that area pretty well! That uni is...

    Cool, I know that area pretty well! That uni is close to the FSB Petersburg branch :) My friend lived with a host family a few streets away.

    Most of the student dorms seem to be on Vasilievskiy...
  18. Wooo I studied there last autumn! Where are you...

    Wooo I studied there last autumn! Where are you studying? Are you living in student dorms or with a host family?

    The time I spent there was the best 4 months of my life so far. It's really cool...
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    I met my first Mormons the other day! I'm in...

    I met my first Mormons the other day! I'm in Germany at the moment and had to source some new balcony furniture because I've been using my flatmates' old balcony furniture as a writing desk. I found...
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    Hi Dexter, When you're playing fairly old...

    Hi Dexter,

    When you're playing fairly old songs live, do they kind of lose their meaning because you've played them so often?
    How do you avoid this (if it happens)?

    Cheers.
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    That was really really interesting. I never...

    That was really really interesting.

    I never even knew Israel was blocking aid to Gaza and putting the Palestinians "on a diet". I guess the flotilla achieved its awareness-raising aim.

    I wonder...
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    Why do you want Turkish-Israeli relations to...

    Why do you want Turkish-Israeli relations to break down?
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    I think this song is either about the break up of...

    I think this song is either about the break up of a relationship or a death.

    1. Break up of relationship interpretation
    "Cancer" is a metaphor for something destructive that is growing inside the...
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    The first verse makes me think it's about the...

    The first verse makes me think it's about the media stirring things up - "clever words", "a mob jumps to their feet". I think it could be a reference to the way the media have been reporting on the...
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    ^ He answered a similar question in an interview...

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    He answered a similar question in an interview - good interview, worth watching - you can find in this thread http://www.offspring.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41315

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