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    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2013
    • CommentAuthorKradlum
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2013
    It'll be funny if they turn out to be Sylvester McCoy ones that had been deliberately destroyed to save future generations from the horror.
      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2013
    There's been a minor but nevertheless worrisome outbreak of salmonella in the United States.

    Good thing we've got the Department of Agriculture looking in on this sort of...

    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2013
    I'm still eating cookie dough.
      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2013
    Just so long as it's not American cookie dough.
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    The old Willam Hartnell and Patrick Troughton episodes of Dr Who are fucking terrible anyway. They look as though they were made for 25p in the BBC car park, and probably were.
    • CommentAuthorScrymgeour
    • CommentTimeOct 9th 2013 edited
    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeOct 9th 2013
    @ Scrymgeour : I assume you meant to link to this :

    Nuclear fusion milestone passed at US lab
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    Indeed.... Although I feel that the original link was apt somehow
    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeOct 10th 2013
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    • CommentAuthorScrymgeour
    • CommentTimeOct 14th 2013
    @Kay, I remember seeing them somewhere here before. I can't remember what we concluded about their veracity
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    Small animals kept alive for months in a tiny plastic pouch, sustained by a miracle nutrient solution? Sounds like bullshit to me.
    • CommentTimeOct 14th 2013
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    Yup, the packaging part is definitely true.
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    A-yup. In my home city there was this one maths researcher who was a biker, had his sword in his work room over a Manowar poster, IIRC.

    Also I seem to recollect that in the 18th and 19th centuries the only mandatory subjects in the university were rhetorics, theology and fencing.
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    @Vornaskotti: A sword and top hat is waaay cooler than that cap and gown nonsense we have in the states. I'm kind of jealous of the Finns now.