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 PostPost subject: 10 things I've done that you (probably) haven't        Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:31 pm 
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1. Got lost in an underground cave system for 3 hours while out caving with friends.
2. Had to ascend 10 meters up a stupidly narrow tunnel when we finally found a way out and took 15 minutes per person (4 people).
3. Witnessed a light plane (Piper Cherokee) make an emergency landing after a engine failure.
4. Cleared the "runway area" near the light plane of people while it took off again after fixing its engine.
5. Organised the rescue of my friend who fell off a cliff while camping (including making a "H" for the helicopter in the sand on the beach).
6. Had the Norovirus stomach bug twice in 3 weeks (the bug thats been spreading the UK at a rate of 150,000 people a week).
7. Got a producer 3 days after I started driving and was suspected of drug dealing (bad area of town, so they have to have an excuse for something).
8. Helped reduce CO2 production by buying a small solar system to run bedroom lights and my laptop.
9. Spent nearly an hour trying to think of these.
10. Got all excited when I saw lost was starting again early next month. :)

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1) cared for about 40 drunk people at a party
2) bought CO2 emmissions
3) eaten
4) slept for 3 days and nights without food and water in the forrest.
5) rescued the live of a friend
6) planted trees in the public garden of our house (with 10 flats in it)
7) tried hacked your schools proxy
8) dunno
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3) eaten


I think everyone does that... :)

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yeah i know... It was an insect, I just don't know how it is called in english...


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- Smashed my alarm clock with a crowbar because it was set 1 hour too early.
- Drove around in the mountains of Turkey for about 5 hours with barely any idea how to get down.
- With the help of a friend planned the ideal terrorist attack on my hometown to take out all electricity, communications and roads (Or maybe everyone does this?)
- Won £120 at a LAN party for best photograph (local newspaper held a competition)
- Blew up a printed circuit board when I plugged in a transformer the wrong way (it was awesome, fried the metal off the board up to the diodes, didn't blow the fuse amazingly)
- Watched a friend do almost the same thing with a different transformer, this one blew up when it tried to transform 230V to 6500V, creating a large cloud of smoke and a small explosion, even more awesome.
- With the help of a friend, ran away with over 1000 logins and passwords including admins, home adresses, emails and passwords from a fairly large site, I decided to delete the data though.

That's all I could think of, might edit with more.
Edit: Added last one

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- ate the meat of a Gazella
- drunk a whole bottle of vodka Gorbatschow in one go (at 12am)
- killed a mole with a with a power supply
- celebrated sylvester at the Brandenburg Gate 2 times
- swiped more than 300 usernames with passwords from our school network
- stayed overnight in these houses:
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4. Go to a school ~80 miles away. From monday to friday, for 1 year
5. Get drunk and sing "YMCA" with my boss

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:52 pm 
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I did that too

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drunk a whole bottle of vodka Gorbatschow in one go

and also a bit later a bottle malibu with orange juice (yummy)

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swiped more than 300 usernames with passwords from our school network


nice one

ah! I have something

8 ) got 350 € for the idea of reviving the web using stuff like flickr and so on ;)
9) killed a bird with axe (a dedorant) - it was not by purpose - I sprayed into one hole in a tree and then i fired the gas --> :P
10) started to create a firework rocked (without instructions) with a friend - it was too dangerous, so we started to produce botoulins....


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:00 pm 
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Ludacris wrote:
I did that too

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drunk a whole bottle of vodka Gorbatschow in one go

and also a bit later a bottle malibu with orange juice (yummy)


lol. I was 14 years old when I did that. It was somethin' like a test of courage ... 8-)
And can't remember of anything after that...

That was one of the most idiotic things in my life...

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:04 pm 
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D.Konieczny wrote:
Ludacris wrote:
I did that too

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drunk a whole bottle of vodka Gorbatschow in one go

and also a bit later a bottle malibu with orange juice (yummy)


lol. I was 14 years old when I did that. It was somethin' like a test of courage ... 8-)
And can't remember of anything after that...

That was one of the most idiotic things in my life...


Well, ok, for me it was 3 month ago. the malibu came about 5 hours later (we lay in bed(5 in a bed for 2) and well afaik I even shared it...) anyway, at the next day I was totaly "nüchtern" (no idea how it is called in english)... :^)

Edit... I am sorry, it was not vodka Gorbatschow but bacardi...


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I think you can use the word "sober" :wink:

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D.Konieczny wrote:
I think you can use the word "sober" :wink:


Sober means not drunk, so its the opposite of what he meant.

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Andy wrote:
D.Konieczny wrote:
I think you can use the word "sober" :wink:


Sober means not drunk, so its the opposite of what he meant.


No, when you are "nüchtern" you are not drunk :P

And he wanted to say, that he was totally sober the next day.

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Ah yeah that was it :P ( i forgot to learn my vocab xD)


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1.Reformatted a harddrive once every day for 30 days and installed 98lite each time.
2.Beta tested ubuntu for 6months.
3.Moved my entire software collection to iso's using emulation.
4.Given a lecture on astrophysics.
I can't think of anything else.


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1.Decided at school that when they got new computers, they had to pay to get rid of them.

SO decided to confront them and managed to get 3 whole computer systems with monitors for nothing...

2.Managed to break the screen on just about every phone i've had.

3.Had a follow spot (lime light) Bulb decide to explode and take out a £200 lens

4.Managed to pretty much live by the same routine for over a year:
*Wake up go to school
*Come back and play Counter Strike 1.6
*Eat mars bar ice creams
*Consider doing any work i may have then leave it to the last split second to do it
*Sleep

5.Philippa bet you havent done her :P

6.Got the smallest room in the house and share it with my girlfriend.

7.Setup my own networking and wired up LAN cables in the house

8.Managed to wear the same pair of shoes everyday for the past year and a half

9.Lose a 2 different whole nails from my fingers:
*When i was younger and managed to drop a brick on my little finger (took the nail off)
*3-4years ago when taking a tyre off a car at garage managed to squish nail beween drum and wheel rim, nail came off soon after
*Almost lost next nail after that as well.

10.Drive my car back when the headgasket may be broken (yet the engine/heater decided to remain freezing ><)


Probally loads of stuff i can't think of at the moment but its a start...


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1. Keeps a home server based on Windows 2000 Advanced Server.
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1. gotten caught, well, "doing something" by my parents... (think American Pie)
2. fixed a computer for somebody and found a loose hard drive inside the computer (i asked the dude if i could keep it, he said it was ok, and it was filled with porn, but is now my linux hd)
3. got into the skillsusa (google it)
4. waited 6 1/2 hours to reinstall vista on my laptop from recovery cd, only to recover from the hd, which took 1/2 hour
5. drove from massachusetts to florida in the back of a jeep- with my mom, 2 sisters, and aunt
6. dropped a laptop down the stairs after having it for 2 days
7. returned the laptop above, claiming it came like that
8. had a dell explode on me (desktop, not laptop)
9. dropped a trojan wrapper on the bus without realizing it (it wasnt mine, thats the worst part, it was my sisters... :^) )
10. failed physical education in school


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1. When I was 13 I got challenged by my mum to turn £10 into £100 in two weeks. I succeeded. (Actually turned it into just short of £750)
2. Built 3 of my own businesses up from scratch
3. Passed my driving test only having 3 lessons, and no faults (minors) in the test.
4. Had someone crash into my car at <90mph on the motorway
5. Outwitted a Police man (even he was impressed)
6. Gained the title "North East Lincolnshire & Humberside Regional Rally Champion" 4 years running
7. Met Stephen Fry, Jeremy Clarkson, Bill Bailey and Alan Davis on the set of QI
8. Ate mouldy Fish, Ice-cream and out of date mars bars for breakfast
9. Driven a Porsche 911 GT
10. Rebuit a Vauxhall Astra from a rusty shell, to 410bhp immaculate road-legal car in less than 6 months

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1. Used an Atari 1040STE as main computer for a time in 2002 or so.
2. Used DOS as main operating system for 10+years(1992-c.2002).
3. Installed Linux on a Freevents X59 laptop.
4. Corrected an experienced computer technician on a computing matter, at the age of 13.
5. Acted as a technician at primary school, at the age of 10.
6. Contacted ken.
7. Contacted Tim Paterson.
8. Attempted to use UNIX 5 and 2.11BSD as main operating systems.
9. Dome critical work using Windows 1.01 (was English Coursework, and I used WRITE).
10. Read about the "you know you're a programmer if" list and actually set my UNIX root passwords to "c8h10n4o2" (the chemical formula of caffeine)(not connected to the Internet).

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I've only got one or two, but here goes...
1: Bypassed school filters sucessfully
2: Managed to obtain school's administrative passwords


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1: Run around the common room in a neighboring girls-only school in G-strings and a white shirt while yelling "Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas" and handing out lollipops... until I got taken to see their principal...

2: Won student choice award at dress-up day for my portrayal of the Ugly Stepsister from Cinderella

3: Worn a bondage shirt quite a few sizes too small while playing whole-school rugby

4: Performed in Kapa Haka (NZ cultural dance) infront of over 300 people in a flax skirt

5: Sung a verse from "Let's Go Get Stoned" by Ray Charles infront of 100-200 people at a school slave day

I can't think of anything else... I'm not really that exciting tbh.


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-an amiga 500 with 200 floppies
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-went to NYC
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-went to turkey


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11) Or school IT admin blocked almost every site. I set up a proxy at the site of our class and now the whole school uses it :P


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