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er i say it smowdge: or DO YOU HATE FUNDIN?
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FIRST OF ALL: look away now, there be massive spoilers in this discussion.
SECOND OF ALL: look away now if you are Christopher Tolkien, nothing here will lift yr spirits.
THIRD OF ALL: look away now if you routinely despise Tolkien and all works, viz[…]

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The Annual Between Christmas And New Year Pub Crawl 2013: The Islington…Something Or Other…
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Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s FTABCANYPC time!
This year for our 14th crawl we will be having a little saunter around Islington.
Every year, on the 29th (except when it wasn’t) we go an a merry trail around a l[…]

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Pop World Cup 2014 – Groups List
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UPDATE: Finally sent out details. If you are a manager listed here and you haven’t got them then a) check your spam folder and b) shout at me cos I probably got your email wrong…
UPDATE 2: Unfortunately, Italy manager Tom Schaller has had[…]

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Young hearts run free
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It’s the 13th issue of Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie’s run on Young Avengers tomorrow. Aside from a foreboding moment for triskaidekaphobic fans, it’s the start of the end of this season. A season I have miserably failed to liv[…]

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Manage A Team In The Pop World Cup 2014!
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So here we are. The 32 qualifiers for the football World Cup have been decided, which means it’s time, once again, to get ready for the POP WORLD CUP.
The point of this post is very simple. If you want to be a manager in the Pop World Cup, put […]

Pop Science
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The Inch – Pilot (Tom Ewing Guest)
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Ten years, or considerably more, ago Friday nights were easy. Some of us involved in FreakyTrigger would go to the pub. We would have a suitable amount of beer, and then often as not retire to my house, where a few more beers were drunk and maybe som[…]

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Time Reconsidered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Who Eps: #18 RESURRECTION OF THE DALEKS
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or “Lytton must be exterminated when it is convenient”
… being a show-by-show TARDIS-esque (ie in effect random) exploration of Doctor Who Soup to Nuts, begun at LJ’s diggerdydum community, and crossposted at FT.
In which 5IVE and disgruntled[…]

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Going Back To My Routes: Kanto
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“Isn’t technology wonderful?” says one of the inhabitants of Pallet Town, Kanto – your home in Pokémon Blue, and the root of every Pokémon game, and every Pokémon journey, ever since. It’s a statement of outright optimism from the dawn o[…]

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Going Back To My Routes: Intro
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This is a set of posts about the Pokemon series of games – one long post for each Pokemon generation.
I wanted to write about something my sons cared about – pop music doesn’t quite cut it yet. And also I had that critical itch you […]

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