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Happy Birthday Dotsie

Postby poohcarrot » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:00 pm

It's December 7 in Japan so;

Happy Birthday Space Cadet! :lol:



Pre-birth - Communicates with her mother using Morse code
1971 - Born with a plastic slide rule in her mouth (The Who)
1972 - Starts speaking. First words are, "Yeah, right, whatever!"
1973 - Discovers the meaning of the word "sarcasm", can even write it and spell it correctly
1974 - Prefers Star Trek to the Wombles or Magic Roundabout
1975 - Builds a Focault's pendulum out of Lego
1976 - Builds a Forth Bridge out of Meccano - hasn't finished painting it yet
1977 - At infant school builds a Small Hadron Collider out of old washing-up bottles and sticky back plastic - would have discovered the "God Particle" if only the lunch time bell hadn't rung
1978 - Thrown out of the church choir for arguing with the Vicar that it was scientifically impossible to change water into wine
1979 - Invents the first mobile phone network using 47 empty Heinz baked bean cans and 23 miles of string - causing gridlock in the streets of Manchester
1980 - Appears on Blockbusters and wins 10 games in a row, but is disqualified for giggling hysterically every time she says, "Can I have a "P" please Bob? Can I have an "E" please Bob?"
1981 - Invents the Beta Max video player
1982 - Becomes Head Girl at her school
1983 - Becomes a Smiths fan
1984 - Loses her job as co-host of Countdown just prior to the launch of the programme, for calling Giles Brandeth a "smarmy git". Is replaced by Carol Vordemon
1985 - Writes Sir Geoffry Howe's speech that finishes off Thatcher
1986 - Solves a Rubik's Cube in under 10 seconds underwater, blindfolded and wearing oven gloves
1987 - Proves scientifically that the Garden Of Eden was actually sited in Manchester
1988 - Coins the words "Glasnost" and "Perestroika"
1989 - Knocks the first part of the Berlin Wall down
1990 - Graduates Cambridge Bsc
1991 - Graduates Oxford Msc
1992 - Graduates Harvard Phd
1993 - Graduates MIT Phd
1994 - Creates the world's first Artificially Intelligent robot. Unfortunately programs it with her own personality, and after suffering a week of sarky comments, destroys it with a sledgehammer
1995 - Writes "Good Will Hunting"
1996 - Wins an Oscar
1997 - Maps the human genome
1998 - Meets and marries Mr Dotsie
1999 - Single-handedly saves the world from the Milleniun Bug
2000 - Creates "Dotsie" the world's first cloned sheep
2001 - Forms rap group with other scientists called "Had-Ron DMC2 (squared)
2002 - Wins Grammy for reworking of "Einstein-a-go-go"
2003 - Over lunch one day invents Su-dotsie-ku" - later shortened to Sudoku
2004 - Programs "Deep Blue" the computer that beats the Russian chess Grand Master Kasparov (or Karpov, or something-or-other 'ov)
2005 - Writes the script for Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth"
2006 - Takes up jogging in order to be fit enough to pilot the UK's first space rocket, which she herself has designed
2007 - Awarded the Nobel Prize for science
2008 - Invents the "Yike" bike as an April Fool's joke
2009 - Wins at Guildty

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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:09 pm

:lol: Happy Birthday Dotsie! :lol:
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Postby Morty » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:23 pm

Happy Birthday Dotsie.

From one Manc to another


Pooh a fantastic post read it twice and PMSL both times
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Postby Cheery » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:35 pm

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Postby Lord Ponsamby-Smyth » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:47 pm

We dont get stamps in here for nothing, so aint going to send you a card im afraid, but a few minutes on the computer is mine while Bernie watches the door is about all I can manage at the moment.

Back in da house....
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Postby chuckie » Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:23 pm

Happy Birthday Dotsie :)
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Postby Tristan » Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:35 pm

Happy birthday, Dotsie, here's a grand (:mrgreen:) cake from me, hope you like it:


:lol: And I wish you a wonderful year and of course lots of Discworld/Pratchett books. :wink:
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Postby Dotsie » Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:13 pm

:lol: Thanks guys. Loved that post pooh, especially the first link - Mr Dotsie liked it too, despite the presence of the lovely Chris Pine :lol: Think he preferred the second one though :shock:

And pooh. You and I should always dance together :P

Will be spending tomorrow mooching around the Christmas markets here in Manc, before retiring to the pub 8)
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:11 pm

'Arpy Burfday me Dearie!!!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:21 pm

ImageHAPPY BIRTHDAY Dotsie when it comes. :)
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:23 pm

Happy Birthday Dotsie :D
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:42 pm

Happy Birthday Dotsie!

:lol: Well that's gonna take some beating isn't it? :P
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Postby Catch-up » Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:31 pm

Happy Belated Birthday Dotsie! :D Hope you had a wonderful day.
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Postby Batty » Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:30 pm

Happy Birthday, Dotsie! Image
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