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Old 04-24-2006, 05:36 PM   #41
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When I get back to Finland, I think that I'm going to have to send you a few bags of Finnish salmiakki.
That would be most appreciated. I suppose I'd have to get someone to film me as I try it.

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I went to London on Saturday, because my parents went to London for the weekend and wanted to meet me there... I know, they are a little crazy for travelling such a long way just to meet me.
No matter how old you get, you're still their "baby".

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But anyway, they brought me lots and lots of various kinds of salmiakki candy! Now I can live again!
Parents can be cool like that.
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Old 04-25-2006, 12:22 AM   #42
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Did you see that fat thing from Big Brother collapse? The photographs in the newspaper were amusing.
You mean Jade Goody? I heard she was running in it, didn't hear she collapsed though. Not really surprising I guess, I bet she looked like a beached whale, flopping about on the ground.
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You mean Jade Goody? I heard she was running in it, didn't hear she collapsed though. Not really surprising I guess, I bet she looked like a beached whale, flopping about on the ground.
Ooh no. I read that she didn't make it past the 18-mile point (on the Isle of Dogs), but not that she collapsed.

I would feel sorry for her if she'd genuinely tried, but she seemingly hadn't bothered to prepare in the least. It said in the Metro she did four training runs then gave up, because they were "too boring". A typical marathon training schedule involves running 30+ miles a week for months.

She planned to walk around and didn't even manage that. When she was last logged by the magical mats outside Canary Wharf at four-and-a-half hours, my mum (twice her age) was 8 miles ahead on the Embankment.
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I read that she prepared for the marathon on a diet of "Chinese take-away, curry and beer." hehe.

She jogged the first 8 miles, walked the next ten, then collapsed and paramedics had to wheel her off as she gasped "I'm dying, I'm dying!"
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I read that she prepared for the marathon on a diet of "Chinese take-away, curry and beer." hehe.
Ah, so she was on the "Seebaruk & Thrift Store Scott" plan, then.

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She jogged the first 8 miles, walked the next ten, then collapsed and paramedics had to wheel her off as she gasped "I'm dying, I'm dying!"
You see, this is where people lose the benefits of our carefully crafted regimen- They forget to include the one-on-one, non-traditional aerobic exercises.
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Ah, so she was on the "Seebaruk & Thrift Store Scott" plan, then.
Hehe, add in some porn and it's the perfect work out regime!
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Hehe, add in some porn and it's the perfect work out regime!
That would be the solo aerobic exercises.
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And up, and down, and up, and down, aaaaaaaand....rest!
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So, Metroid Prime Hunters is coming out today, I know what I need to do when I finish working today.

Man I've seen some bad movies while I've been here, we've watched most of the movies that the local Vue has had and those movies include:

Alien Autopsy, Scary Movie 4, Failure to Launch (before going to the theater, I had no idea what this one was about, but if I'd known that it's a Sarah Jessica Parker&Matthew Mccauggahneneyyhey movie, I would've definitely passed this one...), American Dreamz, Silent Hill and 16 Blocks...

I did like 16 Blocks a bit though.

EDIT: Oh yeah and I did also see Tristan + Isolde, and during last weekend we saw Mission Impossible 3 and some british comedy called Confetti.

So one can say that we have seen a lot of movies during our time here.
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This is starting to fell like my own blog, but yesterday I went Southampton, a nice city. Clearly a lot bigger than Basingstoke, 2x times bigger to be exact. I got Southampton FC's official kit for £10, wth man?!

Oh, still a few days before Da Vinci Code comes out, I can't wait to see it.

Still 11 days to go before it's time to go back and leave England behind.
I don't want to leave, but there's some much fun stuff to do in Finland immediately when I go back that I guess I'll manage.

I have to do lots and lots of travelling every day now, no time to waste!
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So...have you spotted any adventure gamers in their natural habitat, mouse in one hand and bacon sarnie in the other?
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This is starting to fell like my own blog, but yesterday I went Southampton, a nice city. Clearly a lot bigger than Basingstoke, 2x times bigger to be exact. I got Southampton FC's official kit for £10, wth man?!
You paid that much for it?

Sorry to hear you've gotta go back home soon matey, hope you've enjoyed it over here. Sorry the weathers been a bit wank, same as always.
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So...have you spotted any adventure gamers in their natural habitat, mouse in one hand and bacon sarnie in the other?
Not yet, but I plan to spot at least one ag person before I go back to the Cold North.

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You paid that much for it?
Hehheh, I collect club shirts man, like yesterday I found Newcastle's shirt for £11, now I just need to find a damn Fulham shirt somewhere, but nobody has those...

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Well, that's ok, I have had a total of three absolute awesome sunny days while I've been in here.
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Not yet, but I plan to spot at least one ag person before I go back to the Cold North.
Let me know if, for some inexplicable reason, you find yourself in Oxford.
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Not yet, but I plan to spot at least one ag person before I go back to the Cold North.
Awesome! So who's the lucky gamer?
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Newcastle? Traitor! Why the hell would you want a barcode shirt? Get a Sunderland one, they're quality, and people will admire and respect you more for it. As for a Fulham shirt, you could try one of the big sports shops here in London, some of them stock all the premier strips.
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Sunderland? Going down, matey.
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Sunderland? Going down, matey.
Ahhh but with Quinny and his billionaire backers running the show next season, and O'Neill at the helm, we'll be sailing back up in no time
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Awesome! So who's the lucky gamer?
You will all propably find out that secret when I post the pics of my journey after I've returned to Finland.

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Newcastle? Traitor! Why the hell would you want a barcode shirt? Get a Sunderland one, they're quality, and people will admire and respect you more for it. As for a Fulham shirt, you could try one of the big sports shops here in London, some of them stock all the premier strips.
Hahhah! Newcastle has the same black&white stripes that our local team in Vaasa has. I did see several Sunderland shirts at the shop, but decided not to buy one.

Thanks for the help, I'll try to find a Fulham shirt tomorrow as I will be going to London, they at least used to have those at Lillywhites, but last time I asked them, they were out of stock or something like that...
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Hahhah! Newcastle has the same black&white stripes that our local team in Vaasa has. I did see several Sunderland shirts at the shop, but decided not to buy one.
Wanker! Our club needs all the money it can get man!

Hope you manage to find the Fulham shirt, and have a safe trip back
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