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Posted: 17 Apr 07 17:26 - Edited By: Mark Lowton, 17 Apr 07 17:28
And I'm really pissed off about it!

I went to this website http://www.thekeyboard.org.uk/ which is one man's philosophy on everything.

It's extremely well written and asks an incredible amount of questions to some of the most prolific questions we face every day.

I stumbled across it trying to find some answers. What a fool I was!

Initially I was interested in his discussion of the universe, where it came from, why it's here, etc. But then I got sucked in to the rest of the site. I have only read about 1/3 of his articles, but it's going to eat up my whole day if I don't stop now!

I found his 'Can we survive the next major asteroid impact?' quite chilling. Particularly this event, which I had never even heard about:


At midnight GMT on August 10th 1998, asteroid ML14 crossed the orbit of the Earth at the exact point the latter had occupied only 18 hours earlier. Had ML14 reached that point at 06.00 the previous morning, an area the size of France would have been totally devastated by 06.05. By 08.00 most of the world's vegetation would have been in flames. By late October 30-40% of the human race would be dead or dying. ML14 has a diameter of 2 kilometres.

I'm just off to change my underpants.

If you want to waste some time, this is a really good way to do it. (Going to the website that is, not changing your underwear. Although - for all the good wondering about the universe does for you, changing your pants is a pretty good way to spend some time!)

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Posted: 17 Apr 07 20:18
Moose&Squirell here:

We don't believe in all that philosophical mumbo-jumbo...not unless it comes with a box of Depends!

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Posted: 18 Apr 07 01:02
Awww. Poor Mark wasted an afternoon getting to play around on his computer while the rest of us spent the day at work.

Are we supposed to feel sorry for you?

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Posted: 18 Apr 07 12:12
Yes - Everyone should feel sorry for me!

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Posted: 19 Apr 07 12:45
Mark, I recommend Micheal Talbot's the holographic universe it will answer your universe questions and its a cracking mind bending read.

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Posted: 19 Apr 07 14:46
^ You are today's featured writer, Hull lad! Congratulatories!

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Posted: 19 Apr 07 16:30

Yes - Everyone should feel sorry for me!

Moose&Squirell here:

We definitely feel sorry for you. Better?!

M&S:)

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Posted: 19 Apr 07 17:21 - Edited By: Mark Lowton, 19 Apr 07 17:22
Just knowing you're still there keeps me going M&S

and going...

and going...



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Posted: 19 Apr 07 17:54

Just knowing you're still there keeps me going M&S

and going...

and going...


...and you still haven't gone!

M&S:)



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Posted: 19 Apr 07 20:14 - Edited By: aningeniousname, 20 Apr 07 19:37
Cheers Monkey! I dedicate this great and prestigious honour to you hull's greatest living ex pat. A name to rank alongside Wilberforce, Marvel and collier when in the far distant future they write the definitive history of this great metropolis.

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Posted: 20 Apr 07 07:58
Why, thank you.

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Posted: 20 Apr 07 12:14
Better to waste an afternoon than a whole day before realising you f##ked up

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Posted: 20 Apr 07 13:42
That sounds like a Chinese proverb

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Posted: 20 Apr 07 17:13
"The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."

- Bertrand Russell

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Posted: 20 Apr 07 22:10
So I didn't waste it after all.

I feel so relieved.

Maybe I can quote that in my work, and perhaps my boss won't be so pissed off

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Posted: 21 Apr 07 00:17

Quote: Mark Lowton

So I didn't waste it after all.

I feel so relieved.

Maybe I can quote that in my work, and perhaps my boss won't be so pissed off
Just tell him:

"It's ever so much better to be pissed off than pissed on."
- Gnarly Erik

If he's still pissed, just quote from the Bible:

"Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath."
- Ephesians IV.26

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