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Discussion in 'Scotland' started by westford, Nov 12, 2002.

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  1. Arriss

    Arriss Jedi Master star 4

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    AngelaJade
    I've heard of that short - it's supposed to be hilarious! [face_laugh]
     
  2. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    Jon and I were supposed to catch the SW in 30 mins thingy at the Fringe a few years ago but, as always, couldnt get parked in Embra for love nor money so decided against it and headed back to sunny Glesga...stopping in at the Paul Klee and Daali exhibitions on the way back.

    Feckin Embra and its funny parkin malarky!
     
  3. AngelaJade

    AngelaJade Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Yup, Edinburgh's a bugger to park in alright. Especially at festival time.

    Couldn't find a download of the play on the 'net (unsurprisingly) but here's their official site...

    http://www.swin30.com/

    :)
     
  4. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    Cool. I'll take a swatchy at that when I have a chance.

    Thanx
     
  5. hans_maiden

    hans_maiden Jedi Youngling

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    Aug 31, 2003
    Name: Izzy
    Age: 30
    Where are you from? glasgow, living in west midlands
    What are you doing on the Scottish board? peeing mysyelf at mrdankdonks glaswegian rendition of the force. i regret to say i am a newbie
    Favourite Star Wars episode: jedi
    Favourite Star Wars character: han solo (obviously)
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? green budgie
    How's the weather? mince
    Tea or coffee? tea
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? irn bru
    Whisky or whiskey? whyte & makay
    Last dream you remember: too embarassing to re-tell, lets just say the words smear test. get the general idea?
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: eddie izzard
    Last book you read: the assassination of marilyn monroe
     
  6. JediMasterGuff

    JediMasterGuff Jedi Master star 5

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    Name: Ross
    Age: 15
    Where are you from? Falkirk
    What are you doing on the Scottish board? Nothing else to do.
    Favourite Star Wars episode: AOTC
    Favourite Star Wars character: Obi-Wan
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? Hawk
    How's the weather? Not bad for Scotland
    Tea or coffee? Neither
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? diet irn bru
    Whisky or whiskey? Not a drinker
    Last dream you remember: Not telling
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: AndrAIa from ReBoot
    Last book you read: Shatterpoint.
     
  7. AngelaJade

    AngelaJade Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Oooooooo, newbies!

    *waves*

    Welcome! :)
     
  8. darththunderbird

    darththunderbird Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Name: Amy Norton
    Age: 14
    Where are you from? Marshfield, MA..but im a scot..at heart
    What are you doing on the Scottish board? like i just said,im a scot at heart, and i have about 75 percent scottish blood in me
    Favourite Star Wars episode: attack of the clones
    Favourite Star Wars character: anakin, or darth maul
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? ummm...i really have no clue
    How's the weather? wicked cold
    Tea or coffee? coffeeee!!!
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? neither...i dont like soda (or any fizzy drink, for that matter)
    Whisky or whiskey? whatever floats your boat
    Last dream you remember: hmm..me and hayden christensen.....need i say more?
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: uh..well..um...someone y'all probably dont know
    Last book you read: UFO's, JFK, and ELVIS (a book about how our govt. is corrupted and JFK was a conspiracy)


    now, im here for 2 reasons...first of all, im wondering if any of you are familiar with Rob Roy M(a)cGregor?
    ...the reason im askin is because i am a direct descendant of him, (hes my great X6 grandfather) and i am trying to trace my genealogy...so if any of you are related to him, or know how i can get info on his descendants, PLEASE PM me...also, is Ewan McGregor related to him? i heard somewhere that he was...

    the second reason is that I was interested in hearing other peoples point of views on the starwars saga
     
  9. Zoe

    Zoe Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Name: Zoe
    Age: 19
    Where are you from? Yorkshire, Australia, Singapore... I haven't quite decided.
    What are you doing on the Scottish board? Preparing myself for Scotland - going to St Andrews to do biology in September.
    Favourite Star Wars episode: ANH
    Favourite Star Wars character: Obi-Wan
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? Sloth
    How's the weather? Too hot.
    Tea or coffee? Tea - English breakfast
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? Neither
    Whisky or whiskey? Whiskey
    Last dream you remember: Having to re-do my A-levels but I hadn't revised for them... more like a nightmare than a dream.
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: Luke Skywalker's ROTJ haircut (I was 6).
    Last book you read: The Scar.
     
  10. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 28, 2001
    greetings Zoe

    you better stock up on wooly jumpers if you're moving from Singapore to St Andrews...... something of a climate change to cope with there.

    // remembers last time I went camping in St Andrews
    // shivers
     
  11. darththunderbird

    darththunderbird Jedi Padawan star 4

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    "my foot is on my native hearth, and my name is Rob Roy McGregor"

    'S Rioghal Mo Dhream

    E'en Do bait Spair Nocht .


    we are the MacGhriogairs


    Ard Choille!


    rock on clan gregor!
     
  12. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    Name: Rachel
    Age: 16
    Where are you from?: Born in Minnesota, raised in Missouri
    What are you doing on the Scottish board?: That would seem like a good question, wouldn't it? Well I'm about a third Scottish and I'm very proud of my heritage.
    Favourite Star Wars episode: ESB (predictable)
    Favourite Star Wars character: Han, Obi-Wan/Ben
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose?: Human
    How's the weather?: If you asked the weathermen, they'd say there was a foot of snow. But, of course, they never get it right. It's still sodding cold, though.
    Tea or coffee?: Green tea. Drank too much coffee as a little kid, kind of got sick of it.
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola?: I've never had Irn Bru. I should ask my history teacher how he gets his, because he loves it.
    Whisky or whiskey?: Well, I don't drink, but if I did, I'm sure I'd chose whisky ;)
    Last dream you remember: I had a dream I was at school. Isn't that exciting. [face_plain]
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: ...Kevin Spacey? ;)
    Last book you read: The Twighlight Years by Arikoshi Sawaka

    And I'd like to thank the true Scots who've humoured me so well here ;)

    [hl=darkgreen]-sj loves kevin spacey[/hl]
     
  13. Zoe

    Zoe Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Thanks, MrDankDonk! Yes, I've heard it is a little bit cold up there - I'm sure I'll get lots of terribly fashionable thermal underwear for Christmas. [face_laugh]
     
  14. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    I recommend wooly underwear, a wooly hat , an electric blanket and a drink habit of roughly half a bottle of Grouse a night.

    works for me anyway :D

    and speaking of mild drunkeness, can anyone tell me what the fudge DarthThunderbird was trying to tell us above ?

    oh, and hello Rachel Solojones
    please-ta-meetcha !
     
  15. darththunderbird

    darththunderbird Jedi Padawan star 4

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    alrighty...well the first thing i said was the two mottos of my clan..the second was our war cry ...the quote at the top is the quote on Rob Roys grave.
     
  16. darththunderbird

    darththunderbird Jedi Padawan star 4

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    i had just felt like being random
     
  17. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    [face_laugh]

    don't worry about it, Thunderbird....

    I imagine that you don't get to use that war-cry terribly much in real life anyway..... feel free to practice on us.......

    ps
    have you ever lifted a highlander type broadsword ?
    I'm quite a big guy myself, but I tell you, the fellas that used to wave those heavy bastards about must have been real brutes......
     
  18. darththunderbird

    darththunderbird Jedi Padawan star 4

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    they must have....i just found out that in 2006 my family is takin a trip to the highlands of Scotland...we are gonna visit the towns where my ancestors came from, and of course, visit ol' Robby's gravesite. its 1 1/2 years away, but i cant wait
     
  19. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    I'd like to have a chance to visit the towns of my own ancestors. My grandma has done a ridiculous amount of research into our geneology and I'd like to put some of it to good use!

    I've never tried to pick up a broadsword, but I image those buggers must be really heavy. I have this Spanish sword and I'm still amazed at how heavy it is, and it's probably not half the size of a broadsword.

    [hl=darkgreen]-sj loves kevin spacey[/hl]
     
  20. darth_libido

    darth_libido Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Jan 16, 2004
    Name: alex macleod
    Age: 27
    Where are you from? glesgie
    What are you doing on the Scottish board? i'm from scotland
    Favourite Star Wars episode: empire strikes back
    Favourite Star Wars character: the storm trooper that hit his head
    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? a ferret
    How's the weather? cold, wet, windy, altogether pleasant and nice, although i haven't been out yet
    Tea or coffee? both
    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? irn bru
    Whisky or whiskey? whisky none of that foreign stuff
    Last dream you remember: being eaten alive by sharks
    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: my best mate's mum
    Last book you read: "the company" by robert littell, read it on the plane back from australia last week.
     
  21. Darth_Seeth

    Darth_Seeth Jedi Youngling

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    Feb 24, 2004
    Name: Eh? See that name on the left of this? That's me. Not my real name, of course - but a false one. Yes.

    Age: Physiologically; emotionally; mentally . . . Sidious knows.

    Where are you from? Somewhere in the glorious South. Of Scotland, that is. It varies.

    What are you doing on the Scottish board? Just killing time while the coffee-machine's burbling.

    Favourite Star Wars episode: Currently - AOtC.

    Favourite Star Wars character: Sidious, of course.

    If you could be re-incarnated as an animal, what one would you choose? Homo Sapiens.

    How's the weather? Fresh 'n' cold. Lovely.

    Tea or coffee? Coffee.

    Irn Bru or Coca Cola? Whatever.

    Whisky or whiskey? Addictive & dangerous. I prefer THC.

    Last dream you remember: Life is a dream.

    Most embarrassing person you've ever fancied: I don't get embarassed.

    Last book you read: 'Coleridge - Darker Reflections' by Richard Holmes. There was no butler, so he didn't do it.

    ==============

    A Scottish subdivision, eh?

    Wha's like us?!

    Oh - coffee's ready!
     
  22. AngelaJade

    AngelaJade Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Ooooh, more noo-bees! *waves*

    And hope you enjoy St. Andrews, Zoe - my alma mater. I'd advise investing in socks. Lots of socks. Oh, yes.

    :)
     
  23. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    Oct 26, 2000
    Hello to all the new Scots

    //waves
     
  24. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    //thinks
    ****must be a slow day on the Rubber Bondage forums if Minxy has time to show her face in here*****
     
  25. WhiteHorse

    WhiteHorse Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 3, 2002
    Hiya.
    Tiago from Portugal here. 25y old. :)

    Would like to take the opportunitty to invite all the ppl from Scotland to Portugal. :)
    We will host the FanForce Europe 2004 meeting. So would be cool if someone from there would represent Scotland. :)

    The meeting is in Lisbon, and in the summer (from 4 to 8 August). :)

    Here goes some links in case you are interested:
    - [link=http://boards.theforce.net/Europe_Region_General_Discussion/b10026/12664811] The Discussion Board of this is event.[/link]
    - [link=http://lisboncandidacy.no.sapo.pt] The Website of the meeting. With Info, Schedule, Prices and Photos.[/link]
     
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