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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Jamie » 09 Dec 2011, 02:27

Moonraker wrote:No, honestly, I have rarely seen Harry Hill. I always thought he was rather silly...?



Yep, that would be the one. That's pretty much why he left the medical profession I think. Had a habit of moving the jaws of recently deceased corpses with one hand while imitating a voice himself, as if it were speaking.

Earned him a few odd looks, I imagine.
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Moonraker » 09 Dec 2011, 11:44

JamieUK wrote:
Moonraker wrote:No, honestly, I have rarely seen Harry Hill. I always thought he was rather silly...?

[He] Had a habit of moving the jaws of recently deceased corpses with one hand while imitating a voice himself, as if it were speaking.

Hmm. Looks like my first impression were right, then. :|
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 09 Dec 2011, 12:25

JamieUK wrote:Yep, that would be the one. That's pretty much why he left the medical profession I think. Had a habit of moving the jaws of recently deceased corpses with one hand while imitating a voice himself, as if it were speaking.


I guess we can all be grateful that he left such a caring profession!!!

Nicely put, Nigel. Respect at all times in life and death, as we also upheld in the hospital I worked for.

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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Lucky Star » 09 Dec 2011, 22:39

JamieUK wrote:Yep, that would be the one. That's pretty much why he left the medical profession I think. Had a habit of moving the jaws of recently deceased corpses with one hand while imitating a voice himself, as if it were speaking.

Earned him a few odd looks, I imagine.


Er I think JamieUK is joking on this one guys. Harry Hill is very funny indeed. Rather slapstick perhaps but I quite like a bit of that sort of humour now and then.
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Jamie » 10 Dec 2011, 03:02

Lucky Star wrote:
JamieUK wrote:Yep, that would be the one. That's pretty much why he left the medical profession I think. Had a habit of moving the jaws of recently deceased corpses with one hand while imitating a voice himself, as if it were speaking.

Earned him a few odd looks, I imagine.


Er I think JamieUK is joking on this one guys. Harry Hill is very funny indeed. Rather slapstick perhaps but I quite like a bit of that sort of humour now and then.



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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Timmylover2 » 21 May 2012, 10:39

Anita Bensoussane wrote:I keep meaning to ask whether anyone else finds "Search Forums" slow to use. If I search for a word and the thread I'm looking for doesn't come up on the first page, I generally have to wait ages till it allows me to click on page 2. The same happens if I want to refine my search, or start a new search. A message comes up saying something like, "Sorry, you cannot search at this time. Please wait and try again." It doesn't always happen, but it happens quite often.


I find this happenin' quite often too. Is it 'cos my computer is either a Windows XP with 32-bit Intel Pentium II or an early first-generation iPad?

Post-script: what is"Do not automatically parse URLs" and what is BBCode? Is it anything related to the BBC?
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Fiona1986 » 21 May 2012, 11:55

Searching is intentionally limited by the forums, so no matter how fast your computer us you cant search any faster. The BB Code has nothing to do with the BBC except sharing its initials.
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 21 May 2012, 13:14

Timmylover2 wrote:...what is "Do not automatically parse URLs" and what is BBCode?

"Do not automatically parse URLs" means "Do not make links clickable".

BBCode is formatting that uses square brackets, e.g. [ i ] text in italics [ / i ].
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Moonraker » 21 May 2012, 13:55

Anita Bensoussane wrote:"Do not automatically parse URLs" means "Do not make links clickable".


What's the point of a link if it's not clickable? :?
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Timmylover2 » 11 Jun 2012, 06:34

A link is not a link if it isn't clickable, is it?
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby 7upromana01 » 18 Jul 2012, 17:55

It's a link-that-is-not-a-link
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Re: One thing that really bugs me about this forum...

Postby Fiona1986 » 18 Jul 2012, 18:50

Not sure what the exact definition of a web-link is, but I'd assume it would be a web address that when clicked on would take you to that site.

I suppose some people may not trust links on websites so disable them in case they accidentally click on one. If they did want to visit that site they could copy and paste the not-link into their browser address bar.
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