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AtW
18th February 2011, 12:39
It looks well nice! :eek:

I should have moved to London ten years ago! :tantrum:

On a positive side - I'd probably end up living next to sadguru :eyes

Spacecadet
18th February 2011, 13:22
London:
http://i.thisislondon.co.uk/i/pix/2008/04/towerhamlets_415x275.jpg

Birmingham:
http://images.icnetwork.co.uk/upl/birmmail/oct2008/6/4/E0E83F16-05F1-29E5-3B3A59FECE24A3A8.jpg

sasguru
18th February 2011, 13:23
It looks well nice! :eek:

I should have moved to London ten years ago! :tantrum:

On a positive side - I'd probably end up living next to sadguru :eyes

Of course London looks nice - some parts of it anyway.
Only complete provincials who don't have the wit to check out the parts beyond a mile of the termini think otherwise.

As for living next to me you couldn't afford it. Not even if SKA was successful.
HTH.

cojak
18th February 2011, 13:26
Of course London looks nice - some parts of it anyway.
Only complete provincials who don't have the wit to check out the parts beyond a mile of the termini think otherwise.

As for living next to me you couldn't afford it. Not even if SKA was successful.
HTH.

I love it, and I stay opposite King's Cross!

All life is there, I can tell you... :happy

sasguru
18th February 2011, 13:27
I love it, and I stay opposite King's Cross!

All life is there, I can tell you... :happy

Compared to what it was in the 80s, KC has been well and trul smartened up. Its all relative.

cojak
18th February 2011, 13:29
Compared to what it was in the 80s, KC has been well and trul smartened up. Its all relative.

Then they need to get a wiggle on with South Kensington, now that is a shithole...

amcdonald
18th February 2011, 13:42
I love it, and I stay opposite King's Cross!

All life is there, I can tell you... :happy

I bet you make a lot of chargeable hours there as well :wink

cojak
18th February 2011, 14:02
I bet you make a lot of chargeable hours there as well :wink

Well, more than you could afford, laddie.

<sashays off to work...>

d000hg
18th February 2011, 14:31
first time visited the City firmI'm not sure if my translation neurons are faulty or yours are, but what does this mean?

AtW
18th February 2011, 14:35
I'm not sure if my translation neurons are faulty or yours are, but what does this mean?

It means - long live the City, the crown jewel in Her Majesty's Britannia :smokin

OwlHoot
18th February 2011, 15:32
I'm not sure if my translation neurons are faulty or yours are, but what does this [city firm] mean?

Isn't it some kind of football fan jargon?

AtW told us recently he was going to a football match for the first time.

stek
18th February 2011, 16:00
Flat beer and no gravy on chips - forget it.

DimPrawn
18th February 2011, 16:38
Better than Moscow anyway, especially the weather.

BBC Weather | Moscow (http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/58?&search=moscow&itemsPerPage=10&region=world)

AtW
18th February 2011, 16:42
Better than Moscow anyway, especially the weather.

BBC Weather | Moscow (http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/58?&search=moscow&itemsPerPage=10&region=world)

oh ffs - it's clear sky tonight, with sunny intervals tomorrow and nice fluffy white clouds in the following days - what more do you want? :mad

Bunk
18th February 2011, 16:45
oh ffs - it's clear sky tonight, with sunny intervals tomorrow and nice fluffy white clouds in the following days - what more do you want? :mad

Well, a maximum daytime temperature of about -17 would be nice for a start. -18 is just too chilly :frown

AtW
18th February 2011, 16:49
Well, a maximum daytime temperature of about -17 would be nice for a start. -18 is just too chilly :frown

It's ok, that's not the low temp that will get you killed there :devil

stek
18th February 2011, 16:50
Better than Moscow anyway, especially the weather.

BBC Weather | Moscow (http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/58?&search=moscow&itemsPerPage=10&region=world)

Try the infamous Tunnel of Death - tunnel' smerti in Moscow - some crackers on here...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCM5XYu-e8Q

stek
18th February 2011, 16:55
Better than Moscow anyway, especially the weather.

BBC Weather | Moscow (http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/58?&search=moscow&itemsPerPage=10&region=world)

Last time I was in the Urals, it was -32c in the day, you were advised not to speak or open your mouth, otherwise your vocal chords would freeze. Mine did!

Also your cheeks felt like you'd been to the dentist for a filling - numb, totally numb. Still - it's an invigorating crispy cold, quite pleasant and the polar (har-har) opposite to the +1c at Heathrow a day later, cold, damp and horrid...

minestrone
18th February 2011, 16:57
Last time I was in the Urals, it was -32c in the day, you were advised not to speak or open your mouth, otherwise your vocal chords would freeze. Mine did!


I think they just told you that.

MarillionFan
18th February 2011, 16:59
It looks well nice! :eek:

I should have moved to London ten years ago! :tantrum:

On a positive side - I'd probably end up living next to sadguru :eyes

Consider it a lucky escape. You could have been a victim of street crime. Youths rolling about stabbing each other.

I wouldn't go back if I was you.

stek
18th February 2011, 17:00
I think they just told you that.

No, they did. I was speaking and told not to. Within a minute or so I couldn't speak, like losing your voice. The correct technique is to grunt and hmm with your mouth closed.

AtW
18th February 2011, 17:02
Within a minute or so I couldn't speak, like losing your voice.

Bedwetter :eyes

d000hg
18th February 2011, 21:08
Flat beer and no gravy on chips - forget it.How do they flatten the beer specially for London? :eyes

stek
18th February 2011, 22:39
How do they flatten the beer specially for London? :eyes

I've no idea! Maybe less sputum?

MarillionFan
18th February 2011, 22:52
http://www.24dash.com/media/image/2009/01/13/10421/380_Image_gang_south_london.jpg


Yo, yo, yo. Mr AtW. Wez wanna buy yor best stoln credit card deteals from SKA innit, werd!

Sysman
19th February 2011, 13:09
first time visited the City firm


I'm not sure if my translation neurons are faulty or yours are, but what does this mean?

I read that as meaning he went to see his vulture capital backers.

SueEllen
19th February 2011, 13:35
I've no idea! Maybe less sputum?

Nah we have special drinking water.

Depending which part of the Thames river you live nearish to some of the water would have gone through the digestive systems of 7 other humans before you get to consume it.* :D

Though there are two water companies who supply small parts of Greater London ( on the outskirts) who get water from different sources like boreholes.

BTW you aren't safe if you are in parts of the Thames Valley either as Thames Water supplies them.


* I just love telling people that.

suityou01
19th February 2011, 13:43
Try the infamous Tunnel of Death - tunnel' smerti in Moscow - some crackers on here...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCM5XYu-e8Q

Vodka and driving just don't work. :laugh

AtW
19th February 2011, 13:47
I read that as meaning he went to see his vulture capital backers.

Nah.

stek
19th February 2011, 13:47
Vodka and driving just don't work. :laugh

Apparently it's because it goes under the Moscow river, and in true Soviet style it leaks and leaves black ice on the road.

Have to hand it to the bendy-bus driver though, he caught it in the end and only twatted the tunnel wall once....

suityou01
19th February 2011, 13:49
Apparently it's because it goes under the Moscow river, and in true Soviet style it leaks and leaves black ice on the road.

Have to hand it to the bendy-bus driver though, he caught it in the end and only twatted the tunnel wall once....

I thought this. Rispek :D

Sysman
19th February 2011, 15:12
Nah.

Has SKA Majestic 12 got a branch in the City now?

AtW
19th February 2011, 15:28
Has SKA Majestic 12 got a branch in the City now?

Not yet...

cojak
19th February 2011, 17:56
If you settle around Silicon Roundabout let me know, I'm working around 30 metres away from it. :happy

suityou01
19th February 2011, 18:28
If you settle around Silicon Roundabout let me know, I'm working around 30 metres away from it. :happy

Does he get a CUK discount? :wink