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by timgraham
Mon 27 Sep, 2010 14.34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Aggressive charity ads
Replies: 90
Views: 13737

Re: Aggressive charity ads

Well no, they wouldn't have anything to say about that. They're dead. Assuming you're referring to compensation, why should modern-day Africans gain financially from the suffering of their 200-year-old ancestors? Because the suffering went on until a lot more recently than 200 years ago. You could ...
by timgraham
Mon 27 Sep, 2010 11.53
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Aggressive charity ads
Replies: 90
Views: 13737

Re: Aggressive charity ads

On a more sincere note: given how much Britain has taken from, for example, African nations, should we not try and make things right by helping them out? What did we take from African nations exactly? Did..did you miss the few hundred years of history when the British were annexing bits of territor...
by timgraham
Sun 12 Sep, 2010 14.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1228
Views: 242485

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

Oh dear, I just saw the Fosters ads and it's little wonder everybody is confounded by this country. The fact that what they're selling tastes like arse doesn't help either.
by timgraham
Mon 31 May, 2010 14.29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Apple iPad
Replies: 111
Views: 14958

Re: Apple iPad

I see your 'cult' and raise you.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSAXEVXvNz8
by timgraham
Wed 19 May, 2010 09.36
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 77% of Voters Didn't Want The Liberal Democrats
Replies: 67
Views: 7560

Re: 77% of Voters Didn't Want The Liberal Democrats

I think the more relevant question is where you expect a nuclear attack to come from? The Americans and the Russians are looking at cutting back their stockpiles of nukes, and the fewer that there are sitting around, the less likely it is that something can go wrong with them. Having said that my op...
by timgraham
Sun 09 May, 2010 14.38
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Proportional Representation
Replies: 45
Views: 5139

Re: Proportional Representation

I can't imagine that being too popular, I thought the point was to try and make it easier to vote? If you've got two separate polling days it doesn't help much - and in a country where you don't have compulsory voting (this is an unusual thing for an Australian) it probably won't do too much for tur...
by timgraham
Sun 31 Jan, 2010 05.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Old City Pictures
Replies: 25
Views: 3639

Re: Old City Pictures

I love this kind of thing. This is the Manchester Unity Building, a fantastic art-deco building in the centre of the CBD here, on the corner of the busier streets, Collins and Swanston. This is, I believe, looking up Swanston St. towards the building shortly after it opened in the middle of the Grea...
by timgraham
Thu 21 Jan, 2010 13.16
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Budget Hotels
Replies: 13
Views: 2698

Re: Budget Hotels

Or if you fancy it, youth hostel? I've stayed in some remarkably lovely ones in the past. I know, I know... Rowan in a youth hostel?! I dunno how they are in the UK but there are some pretty good ones around here; often they're just converted hotels. I stayed in a bunch of them up and down New Zeal...
by timgraham
Fri 08 Jan, 2010 10.40
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: It's Snowing!
Replies: 198
Views: 23546

Re: It's Snowing!

Bureau of Meteorology wrote:Forecast for Saturday
City Change, mostly sunny. Min22Max34
...
Forecast for Monday
City Sunny. Min19Max41
Sigh.
by timgraham
Sun 13 Dec, 2009 14.09
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The great beverage debate.
Replies: 59
Views: 7336

Re: The great beverage debate.

I think the main thing that people missed from the stores shutting down was the wireless, which was free if you were on Telstra at the time.
Nick Harvey wrote:
timgraham wrote:My dearest mother is a militant tea drinker.
May one enquire about all your other mothers?
Ha, they're doing well.
by timgraham
Sun 13 Dec, 2009 11.44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1228
Views: 242485

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

This is a beautiful thing.