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Forum: General Discussion Today, 19:48
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
OK at this point I am reassessing my view on you:...

OK at this point I am reassessing my view on you: you are either a very good troll or wilfully stupid.

We have explained how that bit of the trick works up to the point that saying anything else...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 19:33
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
Please, please end the thread...this is getting...

Please, please end the thread...this is getting too painful for words.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 19:25
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
And you are telling me that? 'Easy' yes, but to...

And you are telling me that?

'Easy' yes, but to actually create them takes amazing talent, imagination and years of practice. It is why even though I know a lot about magic when I see a trick that I...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 19:07
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
From the mouth of someone who knows nothing about...

From the mouth of someone who knows nothing about magic: 'only', 'more complicated than it is'.

Do you know how much effort magicians put in to making things look 'simple'? Years of practice and...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 18:36
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
If I hadn't had to speak to you on other threads...

If I hadn't had to speak to you on other threads I would be calling you a simple troll.

We really can not put it any clearer: THEY WERE NOT DEPENDING ON GETTING LUCKY - THEY WERE IN FULL CONTROL OF...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 18:26
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
It is actually you who does not have an extensive...

It is actually you who does not have an extensive knowledge of magic. It is indeed a 'forced choice'; there a more specific phrase for what was going on but 'forced choice' is good enough...in this...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 18:22
Replies: 76
Views: 1,883
Posted By alfster
The show is based around acts being given items...

The show is based around acts being given items and then they have to create tricks with them hence the patter is a bit rough,

You may not believe she was guided but she was to an extent and there...
Forum: General Discussion 22-02-2015, 10:29
Replies: 159
Views: 4,581
Posted By alfster
The speed limit was introduced to stop people in...

The speed limit was introduced to stop people in high powered cars (of the time) doing stupid speeds not to do with the oil crisis (as has been said).
It does seem speed limits on roads are being...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-02-2015, 09:37
Replies: 756
Views: 101,242
Posted By alfster
There was nothing mentioned about 'episode 8'...

There was nothing mentioned about 'episode 8' being anything 'special' when I saw it recorded. Although it was pretty surreal all round.
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 10:28
Replies: 43
Views: 1,720
Posted By alfster
They do it because OFSTED will pick up on...

They do it because OFSTED will pick up on anything to put the boot in and try and get a school into special measures to turn it into an Academy.
Forum: Showbiz 14-02-2015, 15:18
Replies: 65
Views: 9,370
Posted By alfster
Would have been removed if he had said anything...

Would have been removed if he had said anything like that.
Forum: Showbiz 14-02-2015, 15:17
Replies: 65
Views: 9,370
Posted By alfster
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motorsport/formul...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motorsport/formulaone/9902158/Lewis-Hamilton-looking-forward-to-seeing-old-friend-Adrian-Sutil-after-praying-for-Germans-F1-return.html

And do a Google search on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 14:41
Replies: 115
Views: 2,578
Posted By alfster
Which is actually quite good because it was the...

Which is actually quite good because it was the ability to make fire and eat cooked meat that start to help us evolve larger brains so that we were able to ook our way out of trees and evolve to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 11:16
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
Strangely that is what I think of religious...

Strangely that is what I think of religious people discussing or debating 'Does a god exist'.

Looking at lots of Youtube debates; Dan Barker, Matt Dillahunty, Stephen Fry, The Hitch etc the people...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 11:09
Replies: 83
Views: 2,712
Posted By alfster
Too true. A mate lives near Cardiff and we would...

Too true. A mate lives near Cardiff and we would sometimes go into Cardiff on a Rugby International day to soak up the atmosphere and see 'rival' supporters drinking outside pubs chatting.

When...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 10:59
Replies: 120
Views: 3,272
Posted By alfster
There is a knee-jerk reaction to people...

There is a knee-jerk reaction to people 'blacking-up' these days. It is not being done through malice but as fancy dress and WANTING to look black.

As what happened with this young football fan who...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 10:54
Replies: 82
Views: 3,296
Posted By alfster
And as human beings we sometimes forget and screw...

And as human beings we sometimes forget and screw up - or are you perfect and have never messed up in your whole life?
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 10:50
Replies: 82
Views: 3,296
Posted By alfster
That is one of the reasons why people drive off...

That is one of the reasons why people drive off without lights on. The times I have done it have been when I've been parked in a brightly lit city car park and then drive into a brightly lit city...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 01:02
Replies: 46
Views: 1,550
Posted By alfster
It's been getting more common for years now; some...

It's been getting more common for years now; some people having a weird belief that they have some undefined right to walk across a road at any time and the traffic has to stop for them.
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 21:27
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
Nice one. I tend not to waste to much on SULLA's...

Nice one. I tend not to waste to much on SULLA's post replies...having seen him posting for nigh on 7years and continually seen him post one liners with no willingness to engage in proper debate it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 20:46
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
I see you still haven't learnt how to...

I see you still haven't learnt how to debate.

One line closed replies are not 'debates'.
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 20:45
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
The media calls it an atheist church not the...

The media calls it an atheist church not the people who run the thing.

They really are shooting themselves in the foot by calling them assemblies and using an ex-church...they really should try to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 19:57
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
You could say the same thing about the pope or...

You could say the same thing about the pope or the archbishop of Canterbury or anyone on Thought For The Day and yet they still keep on about it.

Presumably you would prefer religion not to be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 19:53
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
So, you really think that those ideologies failed...

So, you really think that those ideologies failed because people 'wanted religion in their lives' rather than because they were fed up with being controlled, with being told what to think, with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 19:48
Replies: 1,486
Views: 42,169
Posted By alfster
Athiesm is NOT a movement as we keep telling...

Athiesm is NOT a movement as we keep telling you.

As for secular humanism: anyone can be one of those - it merely means you believe that there should be separation of church and state and that you...
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