Tonyblack wrote:No danger of that - we're all really nosey here.
That's why we're on here in the first place.
meerkat wrote:I write in Word only if it's important...
I use UltraEdit. It's an excellent editor! No, I don't have shares in the companymeerkat wrote:I don;t save or keep it there. I download it to my dongle and then delete it on Screen. I do not trust this modern Computer stuff!
When I first met my friend, Lorraine, she was in art college. She didn't have a clue about computers, but she had a Hotmail account and used to write up her college work on there and send it to herself.poohcarrot wrote:Believe it or not, but if I want to write something long and don't want to lose it, I use my hotmail account and save it on draft.
Or the "reply to a post" function on this site, then save it in hotmail.
There's a link to it here on the Useful Links thread.pip wrote:bump. can't have this slip away
pip wrote:Right finally had a bit of time for this. Might have left a gap or two and i don't have a pic handy.
Real First Name: Paul
Location: Kildare Ireland( just bought place there)
Birthday: April 29th
Occupation/Former occupation(s): GIS Analyst, Remote Sensing Technician, Geophysicist, occasional lecturer in GIS. (Basically Map maker and Surveyor along with research)
Hobbies: Reading, Playing Football, Travel ( I aim to visit at least one new country each year(Hungary this Year)), Movies, Collecting Antique maps and books.
Things you love: Ice cream , Chocolate, That feeling you get when you’ve won a hard fought contest at the death
Pet Peeves: Losing a hard fought contest at the death, Drivers who can’t drive, Parroting the latest headlines as a personal viewpoint.
Discworld and Pterry favourites list (you can have more than 1 if you want!)
Book: Night Watch (Just amazing)
Favourite passage: Pretty much any with Nobby and colon debating logic
Character: Sam Vimes (I loved watching his climb from nothing and who he has become.)
Song: Hedgehog song , Does any other matter.
Pterry Quote: Where did you get the idea for the Discworld?
- I stole it from an old man I met and now I've decided to tell you all.
Quote from a book: There were a few rivers, and the occasional town or at least the name of a town, probably put in to save the cartographer the embarrassment of filling his chart with, as they said in the trade, MMBU.
Place in the books: Oddly enough Deaths Home
Your personal favourites (you can have more than 1 if you want!)
Food: Spagetti Bolognese
Beverage: Jameson 20 year old
Season: Winter ( Love curling up with a book)
Book:Aside from terry pratchetts work , The Man in the High Castle (Philip K Dick) American Gods (Neil Gaiman), Metaporphoses ( Ovid ), Pompeii ( Robert Harris)
Movie: Logans Run, Rollerball (Original), Soylent Green, Total Recall, Bill and Ted, UP(best montage ever)
Actor or Actress: neh
TV Show: Currently - The Big Bang Theory,
DVD or Video (Blue Ray – whatever): The complete THE MYSTERIOUS CITIES OF GOLD special edition
CD: Queens greatest hits 1
Singer/Band: Jonny Cash
Song: A Boy Named Sue / Show Must Go On
Fast Food Restaurant: Pizza Hut
Board Game: Monopoly
Computer Game: Gears of War
Musical Instrument: Guitar
Cologne or Perfume:
Things to do at the Weekend: Play a football match or go to one or a City break
Vacation Location: Oxford
Word or Phrase: phenomenological
Your Profile/Adopted Character Info
Name and nickname: Pip
Joined the forum on: 3 /09/2010
Favorite posting place on the Forum: Broken Drum
Why did you choose that name/character?: Used to use initials – pjpw for forums and people seemed to automatically use pip instead so stuck with it then
What made you register on this forum?: Liked what I read , seemed friendly and its members intelligent. How wrong was I.
Tell us your ‘what if’s’
If you could be anyone/thing in one of the novels who/what would you be?: The Luggage – Such a fun existence . Rincewinds adventures without the danger.
If you lived in Ankh-Morpork which trade/guild would you want to join?: Historians Guild – It would be interesting I think.
If you could go on a date with a character who would it be?: Angua. I like strong women
If you were deputising for Death, whose soul would you most like to take – and why?
Any auditor. It would be more satisfying than a proper soul. Anyone else I’d feel terribly guilty