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    Slothrop replied to the thread Antartica..
    A friend of mine spent 18 months in the Antarctic as a base medic for the British Antarctic Survey. She didn't mention anything about...
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    From what I've seen, the new NHS app seems to do most of the stuff that everyone said the first one should have done - use the Apple /...
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    I try to avoid MMA stuff, but I do find the Gracie thing kind of fascinating - like, in the 70s and 80s you've this whole culture of...
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    So for an example, I did Shodokan Aikido for a while at uni. Aikido in general has two features - it doesn't have a competitive element...
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    Within whatever context it's alleged to work, I guess. I think on some level the question could be whether the body mechanics...
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    Having done a few odds and ends of martial arts over the years, something I find interesting is that while learning martial arts for...
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    "My orange box cutter makes the world go round..."
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Seasonings/spices.
    FWIW, pretty much all of my information on this topic comes from Taste by Kate Colquhoun, which is worth a read if you want a load more...
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Seasonings/spices.
    Historically it was a running joke on the continent that the English had sixty religious sects but only one sauce: melted butter. Which...
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Seasonings/spices.
    AIUI the medieval thing where meats were flavoured with loads of fruit, nuts and spices is a lot like the Victorian enthusiasm for...
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    Slothrop reacted to boxedjoy's post in the thread Cancellations with Like Like.
    There is a difference between people who are ignorant and people who are bigots, and I think it's crucial to understanding how these...
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Dune.
    Yes. Maybe more self-consciously literary than Dune or New Sun, kind of reminds me of some of Gene Wolfe's other stuff in that respect...
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Dune.
    Kind of feels like it belongs on the same list? Bad trip science fiction.
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    Slothrop reacted to borzoi's post in the thread Dune with Like Like.
    idk what affection people have for him as a director. its nice that he somehow can keep sweet talking hollywood into giving him 100...
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    Slothrop replied to the thread Dune.
    Have you read Hyperion?
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