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by Duncan
Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: BB Avatars
Replies: 4
Views: 4124

That seems reasonable, easily done.

What is you two are up to upgrade wise ? I'm trying to keep up a bit more these days.
by Duncan
Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: BB Avatars
Replies: 4
Views: 4124

BB Avatars

Can I suggest that we disable remote avatars, i.e. using a link instead of having to upload. Seems to function as a workaround to the size limits, e.g. iamjohnmarra Will do this if no objections. John's (and maybe Ryan's too) I can grab the images and resize them, and copy over. Really big images sp...
by Duncan
Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: catch
Replies: 44
Views: 50327

One bat on its way. Cost was 11 quid, but about another fiver for postage. Seems very reasonable to me, and anyway I've paid. Did the baseball / softball equipment aquisition risk assessment preparatory meeting come to any preliminary conclusions about gloves by any chance ? Perhaps we can buy a hel...
by Duncan
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: catch
Replies: 44
Views: 50327

Looks good, I've put on a bid.

Do we need more than one bat ?
by Duncan
Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: catch
Replies: 44
Views: 50327

I've got my own glove, so that's a start.

Agree with Ryan on the softball option.
by Duncan
Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: catch
Replies: 44
Views: 50327

this one is different because it's ours
by Duncan
Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: catch
Replies: 44
Views: 50327

The forest will lose every time.
by Duncan
Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest In Fife on a Fike! (Bike)
Replies: 13
Views: 8427

I'd be up for this.
by Duncan
Sat Jun 09, 2007 1:29 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

XTC. Name sounds like a late eighties acid house outfit, but nay, tis of the New Wave. Apparently I knew lots of their songs already (such as Making Plans For Nigel) without remembering the name. Anyway, inventive, punk influenced, quite poppy in a still interesting early eighties fashion, with some...
by Duncan
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

Sorry, just got back from being away. Short I was after hasn't arrived yet though. No use I'm afraid.
by Duncan
Tue May 29, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Curious Yellow
Replies: 3
Views: 4412

Days !

I thought for ages it was the number of times she'd had sex !

I did the sums eventually and decided that that was unlikely.
by Duncan
Tue May 29, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Magda's secret shame
Replies: 2
Views: 4430

Magda's secret shame

Hello MB I'm very sorry, but I won't make it to the meeting tonight. I'm stuck MB with some work at college. I do however have a couple of films I'd like MB to show: Innocence by Lucile Hadzihalilovic (A strange and mysterious MB film about a girls' boarding school) and The Misfits by John Huston M...
by Duncan
Tue May 29, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Film on 11/6?
Replies: 3
Views: 4343

A diary with no Mondays ! Absolute genius !
by Duncan
Mon May 28, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Film on 11/6?
Replies: 3
Views: 4343

For years I've objected to the notion that we should have to write in the events book. It should be a given.
by Duncan
Mon May 28, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

Apologies, planning to come, but going to be late. Early Monday evening's not good for me atm.
by Duncan
Fri May 25, 2007 2:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

Just ordered We Are The Traffic and Red Light Go earlier this evening.

Not that we have to show them, but good to have.
by Duncan
Thu May 24, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

http://www.redlightgo.ws/

Icicle looks cool, but it's a bit of a tangent off The Bicycle Thieves, which would be great but not the most original.

Did I just make a bad pun ?
by Duncan
Thu May 24, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

I've started having a look here : http://uk.geocities.com/mikstar123/films.html One great double bill might be The bicycle Thieves and Pee Wee's Big Adventure, which apparently have the same plot. Saying that, I'd love to have a couple of short documentaries as well. Thinking of Red Light Go. Doc ab...
by Duncan
Tue May 22, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film Meeting 28/5/7
Replies: 21
Views: 19400

I showed Lolita on April 23rd, as per the changed schedule. Was that not right ? Keep forgetting to pick up the DVD, so possible it's been played again since. edit : Looking closely, it looks like nothing was rescheduled for May 21st when it got adjusted. Unless one of the other Kubricks was assumed...
by Duncan
Thu May 10, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

Nice to see this thread alive and well. My latest contribution would be !!! or 'chk chk chk' for pronounciation purposes. Guitary stuff with a touch of psychedelia, and great great basslines. Got a song called 'All My Heroes Are Weirdos', how could you not. For obscurity show offery, Peter Wyngarde....
by Duncan
Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FTP Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 5991

New password sent out.

I've sorted Ryan's access.

Agreed ftp isn't ideal. Not so much problem with the limited user accounts, but we could do with getting the full access ones deactivated.

What's a good sftp / ssh client ? Thinking for Windows I'm afraid.
by Duncan
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Film meeting
Replies: 10
Views: 10446

I've got the Lolita DVD.
by Duncan
Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computers/fuses go boom
Replies: 7
Views: 5740

I would ban plug in electric heaters and perhaps have a stock of old dressing gowns for people to put on. That's what I do at home to save on heating and it works great.

A little spartan perhaps, but that's reality now.
by Duncan
Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Another Office Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 10502

It's in. Needs a mouse, keyboard and net connection. A switch and a couple of network cables would do. Anything spare at Infoseed ? We could also use another power bar. Machine is Windows atm. Should add Linux, run one normally Windows one normally Linux I reckon. It's got Openoffice, firewall, spyb...
by Duncan
Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: photoshop embuggered
Replies: 2
Views: 4270

Bugger, I was having a go (unfruitfully) yesterday, wish I'd spotted this before. Will have another go tonight. In the meantime I installed Photoshop 7.0 so you can do stuff. Meant to mention earlier today of course. Tried to install Photoshop 9.0 (CS2) on the new machine, but the serial wouldn't wo...
by Duncan
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: The Mac Jukebox and what's to be done with it
Replies: 23
Views: 18747

Totally agree with what's here, my only worry is possible loss of sound quality converting to ogg. Nothing against ogg, but it's always a issue coverting between compressed formats. My only experience is ogg to mp3 (to make stuff work on an ipod) and the result wasn't great. I think if we're backing...
by Duncan
Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: DVD Player
Replies: 8
Views: 6346

Yeah, generic remote needs a code entered. Will require instructions for the remote and code for the player, likely from the web.

If someone posts the remote and the dvd player's details I'll have a look.
Or I'll get them in the cafe.
by Duncan
Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: DVD Player
Replies: 8
Views: 6346

Ejecting usually means it don't like the disc, so probably more than just the eject mechanism. DVD players are so cheap now that they're almost not worth fixing, although I do hate how disposable we (society) have become about things. On a more useful note, is the universal remote not still around ?...
by Duncan
Wed Dec 13, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: My 5
Replies: 3
Views: 5288

I've got the Chris Marker pair on VHS.
by Duncan
Wed Dec 13, 2006 12:37 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Film meeting tonight (12/12/06)
Replies: 10
Views: 11606

Only just seeing this.

Need rather more than eight hours notice I'm afraid. We're not all online so often.
by Duncan
Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Another Office Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 10502

I've got a machine almost ready to go for this, same spec as the existing one. Been sitting waiting for us to get cash which I guess we have now.

I'll finish it off.
by Duncan
Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

You know all anyone really needs is 1978 through 1983.

Maybe push 84 so we can have Hatful of Hollow.

Anyway, Gang of Four. Post Punk (but still quite punk) joy.

In particular, Return the Gift.

Especially for Jane and Dye,

"To hell with poverty, let's get drunk on cheap wine"
by Duncan
Mon Oct 23, 2006 4:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: ROBINS-very mature and PC- STAG PARTY!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 3473

were girls doing handstands admitted into the sanctum ?
by Duncan
Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

High time this thread was revived, despite the acts of idiot culture mess forum fascists mashing the Peoples' Forum into one long section. Anyway, Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids Amazing occasionally vocal, lots of instrumental electronica, with a dash of new romantic elegance from the early eighti...
by Duncan
Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I need an Amazing DJ/Band/Electronic music guru...
Replies: 5
Views: 4345

I'm sorry Danny, it wasn't intended to annoy particularly, and it wasn't even aimed specifically at you. It's just a statement of my distaste for such terms being applied to music, and my genuine reaction to it. I probably shouldn't make such sparse remarks, but, well, it's more fun than writing ess...
by Duncan
Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I need an Amazing DJ/Band/Electronic music guru...
Replies: 5
Views: 4345

Strange how uplifting can be so depressing.
by Duncan
Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Trial/Touch of Evil
Replies: 1
Views: 3149

Happening this coming Monday (Feb 27th) I believe.
by Duncan
Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Links to Art | Music | Literature | Philosophy Sites
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

http://www.themilkfactory.co.uk

Impress the girls / boys with those records that no one else has heard of.
by Duncan
Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Events !!! Get excited !
Replies: 6
Views: 5821

Events !!! Get excited !

http://www.theforest.org.uk/events.php This Week Has Amazing Highlights THURS and Friday are AK Press Days with The Trouble With Music. Discussions on all that is crap with the music industry. Discussions on too much pop, background music and the possible dangers and greatness of downloading. FRIDAY...
by Duncan
Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dirty Husband
Replies: 1
Views: 2690

Dirty Husband

The highlight of the Forest's festival events returns, brilliantly mental. Straight from the culture wires... Hello everyone, another Dirty Husband gig announcement. We're honoured to be playing with The Mass, Lapsus Linguae and IX on Tuesday 8th November at the delightful Subway, Cowgate. Doors 7:3...
by Duncan
Mon Nov 07, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Squatting in paris
Replies: 5
Views: 5761

I am at once impressed and unsympathetic ;)

Try reading Orwell, maybe he mentions one or two places...
by Duncan
Mon Nov 07, 2005 1:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: philosphy - just revenge
Replies: 5
Views: 6494

Indeed, don't be so quick to assume.
by Duncan
Wed Nov 02, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: forest ice-breakers
Replies: 10
Views: 7562

If you actually held up a bleeding finger and came out with that, I would be impressed. Remember kids, it's all smoke and mirrors, you don't actually have to deliberately cut yourself to do this, but if you manage to anyway you might as well get some fun out of it, especially if that involves freaki...
by Duncan
Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

Next week I'll mostly be listening to...

Oh my God, am I the last to know !? New Boards of Canada album, out on Monday and you can listen to the whole thing right now at http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/collective/evidence Going on a epic several day Scottish mountain crossing expedition next week, listening to this, does life get any better ? It'...
by Duncan
Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 253421

Sons and Daughters Loved them live last year at Truck festival and finally got round to getting hold of the LP. It's great, go listen. Pretty girls and cool boys with exciting voices and pleasing guitars. Oh, and also finally bought my first Echo and the Bunnymen. Porcupine. Very much suits my curre...
by Duncan
Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Committee Meeting - Sunday 18th September 2005
Replies: 4
Views: 4507

John Wayne references aside...
by Duncan
Thu Aug 18, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Happenings
Replies: 0
Views: 2672

Happenings

Dada The Dadaists cultivated interesting performance techniques which were used in provoking the audiences into challenging their current ideals at the times of performance. Which, consequently usually meant attacking the circumstances of culture which had precipitated the coflict surrounding the Da...
by Duncan
Sat Jul 30, 2005 3:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: toilet mural
Replies: 9
Views: 7888

Absolutely, take it down. The paint drying is just a side issue. The bathroom was already a very interesting space and this has just taken it over. The whole notion of a 'free space' gets massively overused and it's not even really a term we used in the early days of the forest. People get to do stu...
by Duncan
Fri May 27, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Meat Mondays
Replies: 2
Views: 4227

Mark, knowing you, you're probably being slightly facetious, but this is actually a very good idea. A Forest barbecue, make our Australasian inhabitants feel particularly at home, as we mock and butcher their accents, along with poor, defenseless, tasty animals to cook upon our fire. Let's make a ba...
by Duncan
Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: suggestion to improve the bb
Replies: 9
Views: 10324

You're all mising Jon's point, and he's dead right. The forum is a great thing but it doesn't need a separate forum page for every possible topic. Just makes it more effort to find stuff. They would all naturally divide themselves into threads anyway. Needs flattened, too much hierarchy.