Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Del » Fri May 31, 2013 9:30 am

Batty wrote:
Batty wrote:
Del wrote:
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Real First Name: Del
Age: Ancient
Gender: Female
Location:Brisbane
Occupation/Former occupation(s): Gabby saleswoman
Hobbies: cuddling marsupials
Things you love: koalas
Pet Peeves: People who won't let you get a word in edgeways.
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Comments about your picture(s): No comment required!
Discworld and Pterry favourites list (you can have more than 1 if you want!)
Book: I like them all. ALL, I tells yer!
Favourite passage: The hallway leading to my bedroom.
Character: Mr Bean
Song: Song? SONG? What - Just ONE???? Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Season: Summer.
Book: Most everything that has ever been written. EVER.
Movie: Anything that is scary and will allow a single female to sqeeze the knee of the male sitting beside her ...
Actor or Actress: David Tennant
TV Show: Dr Who, Mr Bean

Favorite quote: Always look on the bright side of life


Anything else you'd like to share with us? Um ... let me think ...

Thought I'd bump this, for the newcomers ... :whistle:
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby pip » Fri May 31, 2013 9:51 am

The jury is out on that one Del
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Square12 » Fri May 31, 2013 10:38 am

Personal stats
Real First Name: Al
Age: 32
Gender: male
Location: Madrid for one more month (will edit later)
Birthday: 29th March
Occupation/Former occupation(s): English teacher / holiday rep, kitchen pot wash, McDonald's burger flipper, office monkey, car park attendant
Hobbies: reading, watching tv, watching films, travelling
Things you love: wildlife, the English language, my family, my friends
Pet Peeves: people walking slowly side by side blocking the pavement, people making judgements about a whole nation/religion based on tiny minority

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Comments about your picture(s):
Me as a vampire
Most recent pic of me

Discworld and Pterry favourites list
Book: good omens but its my favourite of many that I love
Favourite passage: whichever one I last read
Character: probably death, or detritus
Song: glod, glod, glod, glod
Pterry Quote: will add later when I edit
Quote from a book: will add later when I edit
Place in the books: lancre or ankh

Your personal favourites (you can have more than 1 if you want!)
Colour: red or silver or black
Food: Sunday roast
Beverage: Whisky
Flower: fuchsias are nice I guess
Season: autumn
Book: good omens
Movie: Shawshank redemption, Italian job, starship troopers, dogma, I could go on
Actor or Actress: Michael Caine (just because I watched Italian job recently)
TV Show: ncis, black books, spaced, red dwarf, a team, leverage, Sherlock, game of thrones, doctor who, I could go on
DVD or Video (Blue Ray – whatever): well see films and tv shows
CD: the one I use as a frisbee
Singer/Band: run DMc
Song: always look on the bright side of life
Fast Food Restaurant: KFC
Board Game: chess
Computer Game: twisted metal world tour
Things to do at the Weekend: sleep, read, smoke shisha and watch tv
Vacation Location: somewhere I haven't been
Word or Phrase: floccinaucinihilipilification, oxymoron, paradox or cheesemonger
Sport/athlete: snowboarding / Bradley wiggins
Favorite quote: advice dad gave before uni "you're going to be offered stuff be sensible"
Additional comments: fave style of music ATM is grime and old Skool hip hop

Your Profile/Adopted Character Info
Name and nickname: square12
Joined the forum on: the sofa / my iPad / a day in the beginning of April 2013
Favorite posting place on the Forum: broken drum and games
Why did you choose that name/character?: it's my netnik square is an old school nickname and 12 is my lucky number
What made you register on this forum?: was looking for hints for the compleat ankh morpork based app

Tell us your ‘what if’s’
If you could be anyone/thing in one of the novels who/what would you be?: greebo
If you lived in Ankh-Morpork which trade/guild would you want to join?: teachers
If you could go on a date with a character who would it be?: Susan sto helit
If you were deputising for Death, whose soul would you most like to take – and why?
Albert, so he'd need a new employee
Anything else you'd like to share with us? Happiness
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 31, 2013 11:07 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: Nice one, Square.
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Penfold » Fri May 31, 2013 12:59 pm

Nice one Square. :D
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby pip » Fri May 31, 2013 1:10 pm

Good one
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Fri May 31, 2013 3:57 pm

Penfold wrote:Nice one Square. :D


as above! :P
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Batty » Fri May 31, 2013 4:03 pm

so below! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri May 31, 2013 8:04 pm

As above the above. :mrgreen:
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby michelanCello » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:31 am

And above :D
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby jaznbonnie » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:32 pm

Ditto :D
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Del » Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:18 pm

I wish to add my agreement with the aforementioned remarks pertaining to the previously posted bio and pics by square. Hoorah!
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby The Mad Collector » Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:07 pm

as above :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

http://www.bearsonthesquare.com
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby Square12 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:15 pm

Well thank you all
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Twurp’s Peerage ~ Forum Peeps Bio-pics

Postby BonesofElvis » Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:21 pm

Personal stats

Real First Name: Austin
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Location: Gloucester
Birthday: 08/08/1965
Occupation/Former occupation(s): Archaeologist, Community Heritage Officer
Hobbies: My job is also my hobby
Things you love: Cultural heritage, astronomy, good books
Pet Peeves: Bad ale and cheeky kids

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Excavating a Roman bread oven in London (Paternoster Square)

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Chairing a seminar in Gloucester

Discworld and Pterry favourites list

Book: Carpe Jugulum
Favourite passage: Too many to choose from
Character: Cohen the Barbarian
Pterry Quote: “If you have enough book-space, I don’t want to talk to you.”
Quote from a book: "The reward for toil had been more toil. If you dug the best ditches, they gave you a bigger shovel." Carpe Jugulum
Place in the books: Unseen University

Your personal favourites

Colour: Black
Food: Steak
Beverage: Belgian wheat beers
Flower: Red rose
Season: Summer
Book: The World According to Garp - John Irving
Movie: The Name of the Rose
Actor or Actress: Ron Perlman
TV Show: Battlestar Galactica (reimagined)
DVD or Video: TISWAS collection
CD: Doremi Fasol Latido - Hawkwind
Singer/Band: Black Sabbath


Song:



Fast Food Restaurant: I avoid them all like the plague. :shock:
Board Game: Settlers of Catan or Ticket to Ride
Computer Game: The Mass Effect series
Musical Instrument: Saxophone
Cologne or Perfume: Shower gel and a smile
Things to do at the Weekend: Football and beer
Vacation Location: Cres - Croatia
Word or Phrase: "Have you been smoking crack again?"
Sport: Marathon/Athletics
Favourite quote: "I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally."
Additional comments: !Warning! large parts of the above are subject to change.

Your Profile/Adopted Character Info

Name and nickname: Bones of Elvis -
Joined the forum on: Look to the left, you'll find it under the avi
Favorite posting place on the Forum: So far it's the Broken Drum
Why did you choose that name/character?: It's a pun on my job and the name of a song by one of my favourite punk bands - Inner City Unit



What made you register on this forum?: You looked like a friendly bunch. :D

Tell us your ‘what if’s’

If you could be anyone/thing in one of the novels who/what would you be?: Vetinari
If you lived in Ankh-Morpork which trade/guild would you want to join?: Assassins
If you could go on a date with a character who would it be?: Adora Belle Dearheart
If you were deputising for Death, whose soul would you most like to take – and why? Simon Cowell, for crimes against music.

Anything else you'd like to share with us? Not right now.
"The reward for toil had been more toil. If you dug the best ditches, they gave you a bigger shovel." - Terry Pratchett, Carpe Jugulum.
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