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Reply # 48672 14-Oct-2006 21:54
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Otago may have been robbed but Vista/windows just robbed me of my afternoon.

Now I am without a desktop due to XP installation media not working as planned.




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Reply # 48693 15-Oct-2006 10:06
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Starwars/Bill Gates anyone?




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Reply # 48694 15-Oct-2006 10:10
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Pebbles said herself in the IRC channel that she's never watched Star Wars, so she's got no idea of the inside references to the Emperor, Death Star, Windows Mobile and everything else...





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Reply # 48696 15-Oct-2006 11:00
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freitasm: Pebbles said herself in the IRC channel that she's never watched Star Wars.


Surprised  Where has she been residing?  On Cybertron?







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Reply # 48698 15-Oct-2006 11:17
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I just asked my sister (23yrs) to identify Star Wars characters from the original trilogy DVD cover art.

She correctly identified Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, "Leia's bed buddy" (didn't know him as Han Solo), an Ewok and Yoda. Laughing

She doesn't know how she knows the names, and claims to not have watched the films in their entirety.









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  Reply # 48702 15-Oct-2006 12:09
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I can name a lot of characters and even some quotes even though I haven't seen it!!! I haven't been in a closet all my life, just haven't seen them







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  Reply # 48729 15-Oct-2006 18:24
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And when you come out of that closet, theres a whole community here waiting for you Tongue out



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  Reply # 48751 15-Oct-2006 22:38
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I don't mean that type of closet, and I wasn't even in it!!! shesh, misreading my words







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What's you all-time favourite pastime? Riding motorcycles - well would be once I get mine going again.

What Job you in at the moment? Systems Engineer for Datacom

What would your dream job be? Systems Engineer working on Macs while riding motorcycles and drinking beer.

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What's you all-time favourite pastime?
Playing on my new computer (last one fell off the shelf) ACER Aspire SA85 with 19" LCD wide screen, being with my kids, like to see more of my wife but she works weekends Friday to Monday at Telecom 123 (10 1/2 hrs a day) I work Monday to Friday


What Job you in at the moment?
Currently Administrator for Tertiary Provider in Hamilton, but have new job starting on 20/11/06 as Office Administrator for eCogent.biz small family biz that works with farmers  (and uses technology) to gain better profits visit here more $$ so all good.


What would your dream job be?
Love to use all new gadgets maybe a beta tester for new Pocket PC's, PPC software and other tech stuff or going to business and training them on the use of new technology (Apache...)


Also a bit OT but any way GO WAIKATO... the Lion tamers Cry, lol finally after 14 years it's ours!!!

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What's your all-time favourite pastime?
Boring but, those rare days when it's sunny, there's nothing that needs to be done all day (very rare) and cricket, F1, football replay and motoGP are all on at different time throughout the day. Deck chair, cold beer, tv outside!  Haven't done it in years but I still remember that's what I used to love.

What Job you in at the moment?
Security, stadium and event manager.


What would your dream job be?
same as current job, but with a few more zeros on the end of my cheques. or for free if it means working at ashburton grove (Arsenal FC) in the same role.

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