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This topic contains 45 replies, has 12 voices, and was last updated by  philippe_j 12 years, 2 months ago.

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  • #4605

    Steph
    Participant

    :lol:

    Been inordinately busy both @ work and @ home lately, and ‘relief sessions’ have usually been of the 23:30 to 00:30 or 01:00 variety…

    There’s only 24 hours in a day, but I could *really* do with more atm :wink:

  • #25626

    Steph
    Participant

    WTF? I was replying to Skyclad in the Greatest Moments etc. and then… :? :roll: :oops:

  • #25628

    Skyclad
    Participant

    Hit new topic rather than post reply?

  • #25629

    Steph
    Participant

    Erm… to my very great shame… probably :oops:

    Must post more and get used to the layout.

  • #25631

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Okaaaayy…….

    U see what happens when you stay away from the boards for so long……I hope you’ve learned your lesson.

  • #25643

    Steph
    Participant

    *hangs head in shame*

    Your fault anyhow, you lot made the ‘dig on the Friday, not the Staurday like I was hoping :twisted:

  • #25651

    philippe_j
    Participant

    is he talking about wanking, here?
    Or am I missing something…
    :lol:

  • #25653

    lk_
    Participant

    Leave it to the French to bring self love into the conversation…

  • #25660

    Steph
    Participant

    is he talking about wanking, here?
    Or am I missing something…
    :lol:[/quote:37c59570b2]

    Ignoramus :lol:

    See the thread I mention in my second post for the context – and watch your six, sniper, for that deserves some mk 82 iron on yo ass next time I clock ya in BF2 :twisted:

  • #25661

    lk_
    Participant

    Speaking of which what’s people’s name in BF2. I’m IzaBound…. I play on the TIG servers a bit

  • #25663

    Steph
    Participant

    ambro25 here.

    Will get on TiG soon as I get the full version (hopefully in tomorrow’s mail), atm still on Oman m’player demo map, mostly on jolt.co.uk servers (07 or 08 ).

  • #25668

    MooTV
    Participant

    Sgt. Pat_Sharpe

    I have a thing for cheesy 90s gameshows.
    Was Bob_Holness for a while too.

  • #25669

    Pete
    Participant

    Pete :( :oops:

  • #25670

    Pete
    Participant

    Now that I think of it its anyware from Guy Selby to C*nt Jones, like to keep me team mates guessing!!

  • #25672

    MooTV
    Participant

    :wink:
    When we first got introduced to Guy Selby, myself and the other lads playing at the time thought Guy Selby was a really thick bot.

    He kept driving the vehicles off the cliffs of Wake Island. Little did we know that Pete was having the greatest laugh off in the corner.

    Mentalist.

  • #25677

    philippe_j
    Participant

    I wish I could bring my Shuttle to the LYIT and play online, but I doubt they’d allow it, or have the ports open anyway
    :cry:

    I am so deprived gaming right now, haven’t even had a LAN in months :(

    Shame cos BF2 really feels solid, to play. Even if the specs are ridiculously high, at least I like the gameplay (what I can see from the demo) much better than BF1942 or even BFV (although you just can’t beat Vietnam for the music :P )

    As for nicknames, in a LAN I just prefer real names: it makes it easier to know who to hit (physically) after they have dropped a grenade just in front of their whole team… (if only the fool did it just the once, but nooo, ALL the freakin time).

    Philippe

  • #25689

    Pete
    Participant

    He kept driving the vehicles off the cliffs of Wake Island. Little did we know that Pete was having the greatest laugh off in the corner.

    Mentalist.[/quote:5ddf295d69]

    It was hilarious hearing the lads a-cussin’ “that fookin’ bot Selby killed me again, drove me off a bridge in a jeep!”

    Had to share it eventually though, kept laffin’ out loud

  • #25697

    Nooptical
    Participant

    for that deserves some mk 82 iron on yo ass next time I clock ya[/quote:c18ee3e26f]

    Well there is no need for that kind of ludeness on the boards to be quite honest. Self-love is one thing……but this….!

  • #25717

    Steph
    Participant

    I did say ‘on’, not ‘in’… :twisted:

    You’re just as perverted as phillipe_j :roll:

  • #25751

    philippe_j
    Participant

    I am not a pervert. I am just French. It’s you guys who are such prudes… :wink:
    Nobody called me a pervert anymore once they saw the amount of porn on my drives… ironically.

  • #25754

    lk_
    Participant

    Everyone needs a bit of porn… sorry 15 hours of work with no break brain is currently on auto drive and its decided to throw the brakes out the window.

  • #25774

    Steph
    Participant

    I am not a pervert. I am just French. [/quote:394cf4045d]

    ROFL :lol:

    Pot…kettle…black… springs to mind somehow :wink:

  • #25775

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Pot…kettle…black… springs to mind somehow[/quote:f35df653cf]
    Uuuh, nope, I don’t get that one.
    Personally I was thinking Serge Gainsbourg :wink:

    Philippe

  • #25777

    Steph
    Participant

    Ask around or check my user name sig’ :wink:

    [on purpose] me likes being cryptic, it would be too easy otherwise [/on purpose]

  • #25780

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Ah, I learnt a new expression today. I prefer “C’est l’Hopital qui se fout des Templiers”. But I guess to each their own idioms :P

  • #25781

    Steph
    Participant

    Ah, I learnt a new expression today. I prefer “C’est l’Hopital qui se fout des Templiers”. But I guess to each their own idioms :P[/quote:fd95496211]

    Well, yeah, it’s a good FR equivalent. I just don’t use FR in this Forum, question of politeness for other posters :)

  • #25783

    philippe_j
    Participant

    yup, same here. Although I’ve always been amazed by the number of Irish people that can actually speak French. It’s quite impressive.

  • #25784

    omen
    Participant

    The average able to speak french is probably higher than the average able to speak irish :)

  • #25785

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    c’est vrai! :)

  • #25786

    lk_
    Participant
  • #25791

    MooTV
    Participant

    Here’s one for yees.

    “Moi voiture est tombe en panne et je suis une sandwich jambon”

    It means
    “My car has broken down and I am a ham sandwich”.

    Don’t know how many times that little beaut has got me out of a scrape.

    Being able to ask for butter always helps too.

  • #25792

    Skyclad
    Participant

    As I have stated previously on these forums,

    “Le singe grimpe sur l’arbre” can get you out of an untold number of scrapes.

    Dave

  • #25793

    MooTV
    Participant

    Now, I may have refered to my sandwich in that sentence as “une”.
    Now, I’m not sure if sanwich is feminine or masculine. If anyone can tell me how I’d appreciate it…
    but keep it clean. I’m not separating my bread to get to know my filling.
    :wink:

  • #25794

    philippe_j
    Participant

    The average able to speak french is probably higher than the average able to speak irish :)[/quote:3c705de27c]

    You know, it’s funny you say that, because whenever somebody tells me their French isn’t too great, I tell them “well, it’s at least as good as my Irish”.
    The funniest was this weekend: some drunken idiot started looking for trouble in the jacks with an Irish mate of mine who was speaking French to me. Until my mate started asking him to speak in Irish, if he was so bloody proud… the big guy then quietly went away. LOL.

    MooTV : All you need to travel abroad is to know how to ask for food, drink, and the toilets, the rest you can always use “sign language”.
    *starts waving arms frantically, speaking loudly and sloooooowly*

  • #25798

    Steph
    Participant

    MooTV : All you need to travel abroad is to know how to ask for food, drink, and the toilets, the rest you can always use “sign language”[/quote:4a959e5854]

    Nah, that’s overkill – Beer’s enough (and easy enough to remember even when sh*t-faced) :wink:

  • #25800

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Dutch Gold, svp!

  • #25801

    gizmo
    Participant

    Poison…absolute and utter poison… :?

  • #25805

    lk_
    Participant
  • #25807

    Ronny
    Participant

    The funniest was this weekend: some drunken idiot started looking for trouble in the jacks with an Irish mate of mine who was speaking French to me. Until my mate started asking him to speak in Irish, if he was so bloody proud… the big guy then quietly went away. LOL.
    [/quote:e6b8ba5585]
    Myself and I friend were walking down the street. A few lads started shouting at my friend for wearing an England shirt. My friend, already grinning, calmly started talking Irish to them. Never seen such looks of confusion in my life! Now if only they knew what he said to them.. :wink:

  • #25808

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Ronny : LOL :lol:

    lk: aye, pointing at stuff and miming, my favourite language.
    Can create some interesting misunderstanding if you are trying to talk about skiing, though :wink:

  • #25809

    omen
    Participant

    Having lived in Florence for 6 months and failing to learn the language, I can confirm that a couple of simple words and numbers are enough to get you by.
    Point and say the number of those things you want. A few pleasentaries always help too :)

  • #25810

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Yeah, well, I suppose it’s true enough (having tried it myself), but I jsut don’t know how you can survive the whole experience of having nobody to talk to, you know?
    I’d love to go to Japan, one day, but without knowing the language?
    I’m not sure I’d be as good as your man in Shogun (or the Arab in The 13th Warrior) :wink:

  • #25811

    Max Marshall
    Participant

    yeah, game development is deadly isn’t it…

  • #25812

    omen
    Participant

    Well i was there working with a group of irish so had people to talk to, and that also caused the not learning…

  • #25813

    lk_
    Participant

    yeah, game development is deadly isn’t it…[/quote:385ccf4a4d]

    Now you’re just going completely off topic

  • #25814

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Indeed. The precise phenomenon I try to explain to newcomers around here. To no avail. We have reached a sort of critical limit, now, where there are so many foreign students, and in fact so many of each countries, that they barely need to interact with Irish people at all.
    A sad state of affair IMHO, especially as it only exacerbates the local racist/xenophobic feelings :? (especially frustrating for me who is integrated in the community, to find myself grouped with people who make no efforts whatsoever)
    Ah well :roll: … I guess we drifted a bit off topic :oops:

    lk_ : no need to employ sarcasm, now… :wink:

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