Login/Join to Participate " there are many ways that people think the world began:the big bang theory,god or other scientific explanations.what do you believe initiated/caused the world to be created?" Views: 15936 Replies: 136 " not to get banned from!!!! i got banned from there for being a registerd member of another message board.other people i know have been banned for speaking their mind and having their o..." Last Reply: 25th Apr 2008 by Stone Views: 8095 Replies: 70 " I guess everybody has followed the 'recent news' (oxymoron) about the unrest in Tibet and the reaction of the Dalai Llama, better speaking his "threat" to step down as the 'Dalai Llama'..." " Here's a thread dedicated to notifying of upcoming UK terrestial TV (ITV, BBC , CH4 etc) programs/documentaries that, from their description, sould like they'll be of relevance to recen..." Posted: 23rd Apr 2008 by Pele Views: 885 Replies: 3 " Article in Variety Mag. hereJust thought it was interesting.I am interested in seeing a couple of them on trapeze.It says this is a knock off of the Aus one.How'd that go?Was fire danci..." Posted: 16th Mar 2007 by Pele Last Reply: 22nd Apr 2008 by Birgit Views: 7161 Replies: 69 " There have been some shows on Discovery/TLC/whatever lately about people who are well beyond the realm of morbid obesity. You know the ones. They're 700+lbs, can't walk, haven't been ou..." Last Reply: 22nd Apr 2008 by Pele Views: 1046 Replies: 5 " so, while maybe megs tone of writing sometimes leaves a lot to be desired, i for one would have liked to have seen a measured response to her post.but for her thread to be deleted witho..." " Just thinking in the 'hype' of myspace, facebook etc:If I were to generate Artificial Intelligence, I would need so much input of various kinds about humans, that I would generate a web..." Posted: 18th Apr 2008 by mcp Last Reply: 21st Apr 2008 by Pele Views: 1985 Replies: 24 " Yeah where is the old chappy? And what are these rumors I hear about him being banned?" " Dammit. I just had to turn down a contract to do club passing in a TV advertisement because of the ethical standards of the company who would have been employing me I suppose this is ha..." Posted: 12th Apr 2002 by Kyrian Last Reply: 19th Apr 2008 by Mojojo Views: 26924 Replies: 190 " I'm mostly out to ask the people from England, Oz, and NZ, who supposedly speak the same language as us americans... heh. Basically, I want to know what people's sterotypes of americans..." " OK. So here's the deal.Back three years ago (almost to the day) I met this great guy named Mike. We both lived in Ann Arbor.We had an amazing, intense, and incredible relationship. I..." 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It should be more or less undisputed that we are heading to hell in a handcart by burning too many fossil fuels and too much oil in particular. There ar..." Posted: 5th Apr 2008 by CERA Views: 616 Replies: 0 " http://blog.wired.com/underwire/2008/03/anti-emo-riots.htmlOuch." Last Reply: 29th Mar 2008 by Poje Views: 1529 Replies: 19 " i though this was kind of cool in a oh dear war driven robots to destroy us all kind of way http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200601/kt2006011617112710160.htm this just opens up a whole n..." Last Reply: 28th Mar 2008 by FireTom Views: 902 Replies: 3 " Just crossing this article at YahooYeah I know its my third thread in two days... (sigh) me but I have not been unfaithful to HoP... Written by : YahooIs it possible to regain tr..." 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Posted: 6th Mar 2008 by Geeza Views: 1202 Replies: 13 " In mid Jan of this year I moved into a room in a house with 5 mates. The room i moved into used to be rented by another mate who's company offered him a pay rise and also agreed to pay..." Last Reply: 12th Mar 2008 by Chelly Views: 6370 Replies: 44 " Ok... well this is a thread for you to voice your appreciationsand to start I'll say... I totally appreciate the mods and the search thingo in the toolbar... and hopefully there isn't ..." " EDIT EDIT EDIT well this beautiful thread started as one thing but since someone recently already invited you all to list those little thigns that make you happy i thought of something ..." Last Reply: 10th Mar 2008 by Pele Views: 1075 Replies: 12 " Honestly, I had never heard of him, BUT without him we wouldn't have what we have today......well I'm sure SOMEONE woulda thought of RPGs but ya know.....ok i'm done, discuss....board g..." 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