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Forum: The Pit 10-07-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,139
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Posted By power freak
As a rule: the longer the coat, the less...

As a rule: the longer the coat, the less forgiving it is... The poster describes himself as "tall and pretty thin" so he should be OK with the added length but I'd still be cautious. A longer coat...
Forum: Community Archives 10-07-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40,066
Views: 500,760
Posted By power freak
I'm hardly an authority on Hitchcock, but my...

I'm hardly an authority on Hitchcock, but my favourites include (in no particular order):
Rear Window
Vertigo
Notorious
Shadow of a Doubt
Strangers on a Train

I guess they'd all be described as "the...
Forum: Community Archives 09-30-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40,066
Views: 500,760
Posted By power freak
Does it have any similarities in style to Brick...

Does it have any similarities in style to Brick or The Brothers Bloom? (Assuming you've seen them..) I had high hopes for Rian Johnson after Brick but from the trailer(s) I get the idea Looper is...
Forum: The Pit 09-16-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
I said 99% because very occasionally I see people...

I said 99% because very occasionally I see people who wear them well, but for the majority I advise against it... And I'm certainly not alone. They are hugely unpopular and within more "stylish"...
Forum: The Pit 09-15-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
Be careful of squared off shoes... For 99% of men...

Be careful of squared off shoes... For 99% of men it looks like you're working on a construction site.

Brogues will always be in fashion in one form or another. They also work well for dressing up...
Forum: The Pit 08-31-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,805
Posted By power freak
Misunderstanding basic mathematics: This...

Misunderstanding basic mathematics:



This displays that you don't appreciate the difference between possibility and probability, as a result any talk of quantum mechanics will be meaningless to...
Forum: The Pit 08-31-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,805
Posted By power freak
With all due respect... You don't nearly have the...

With all due respect... You don't nearly have the background to start talking about ideas such as these, as is evident by a monumental misunderstanding of basic mathematics and the concept of...
Forum: The Pit 08-29-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
I agree with it looking better with a brushed...

I agree with it looking better with a brushed case, not from a dressy/undressy view but simply with tradition. These watches are designed on instruments off ships (hence "marine") and are meant to...
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
Can't go wrong with a Stowa, perfectly...

Can't go wrong with a Stowa, perfectly understated design, finished really well and made with love. The marine is the line that they're best known for, a friend had a marine original for a while and...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 46,114
Posted By power freak
I agree my area is shit for beer... Maybe I'm...

I agree my area is shit for beer... Maybe I'm just shit at picking beers based on a name but I've noticed a similar hit rate at the national beer festivals though.

:cheers:
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 669
Posted By power freak
It kind of does[/QUOTE] Actually... In Harold...

It kind of does[/QUOTE]

Actually... In Harold McGee's seminal book (On Food and Cooking) he talks about various preparation methods for vegetables and the effect on nutrient content. Microwaving...
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 46,114
Posted By power freak
Are you UK/Europe based? Samuel Smith's Oatmeal...

Are you UK/Europe based?

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal and Taddy Porter are two of my favourite beers period, let alone within the stout/porter tradition. Fullers London Porter is the yardstick that other...
Forum: The Pit 08-25-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 46,114
Posted By power freak
In terms of technical stuff regarding brewing I...

In terms of technical stuff regarding brewing I don't really know anything really.

I will say as somebody who buys a lot of beer from small/independent brewers: I look for somebody that makes 1...
Forum: The Pit 08-25-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
I disagree... I'd say they're pretty easy to pull...

I disagree... I'd say they're pretty easy to pull off, you just can't wear them with regular jeans/chinos easily. They can be worn on their own, with a suit or used as a layering piece. A white/beige...
Forum: The Pit 08-25-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
Like both of those... Breitling is a brand that...

Like both of those... Breitling is a brand that couldn't be further from my "typical" watches but there's something about them, they make a lot more sense than the competition which just end up...
Forum: The Pit 08-25-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
Agreed.. Watches are some of the best investments...

Agreed.. Watches are some of the best investments you can make.(*)


What are you wearing? I recently picked up an IWC portuguese, there are probably better ways to spend that sort of cash but I've...
Forum: The Pit 08-24-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
If I think of something that might be suited I'll...

If I think of something that might be suited I'll post it here, I've got a few friends into that style of watch I'll ask them if I remember.

Either way buy something you'll like, in a fashion sense...
Forum: The Pit 08-24-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
I've had a quick look at nixon's site (not sure...

I've had a quick look at nixon's site (not sure what they look like these days) and there's quite some variety.. Looking at the watches you posted I see two main "styles" you seem to go for:...
Forum: The Pit 08-24-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 224,439
Posted By power freak
This... My god this. EDIT: I misread this; I...

This... My god this.

EDIT: I misread this; I thought you were recommending a Seiko above a Nixon...



I have a feeling my view on watches won't go down well on this website as I am a bit of a snob...
Forum: The Pit 08-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 102,637
Views: 933,534
Posted By power freak
Deal Noel :cheers:

Deal Noel


:cheers:
Forum: The Pit 08-18-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 102,637
Views: 933,534
Posted By power freak
Feel like I've aged by 5 years watching the...

Feel like I've aged by 5 years watching the arsenal game...

Bar Cazorla we had precisely no flair or originality, of course it didn't help that Sunderland stuck 11 men behind the ball for 90mins but...
Forum: The Pit 08-17-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 4,475
Posted By power freak
I'm in for a noir list... I haven't really got a...

I'm in for a noir list... I haven't really got a grounding in most other genres.

:cheers:

EDIT: The only problem I see is defining each genre. There's bound to be arguments as to whether particular...
Forum: The Pit 08-17-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 4,475
Posted By power freak
Going to post a list before I go insane trying to...

Going to post a list before I go insane trying to choose only 20 films...


1.) The Maltese Falcon
2.) Rear Window
3.) M
4.) Dead Man's Shoes
5.) Double Idemnity
6.) Dr Strangelove
7.) Vertigo
Forum: The Pit 08-17-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 4,475
Posted By power freak
No Country For Old Men? No. 1?... Certainly not...

No Country For Old Men? No. 1?... Certainly not for me jimmy. I am indifferent to most of the Coen's stuff but NCFOM I actively dislike. :shrug:


I didn't know this was going on, I might have a...
Forum: The Pit 08-15-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 102,637
Views: 933,534
Posted By power freak
Can hardly say it was surprising about RVP; but...

Can hardly say it was surprising about RVP; but of all the people to sell to... Juve at a severe discount would have made better sense.

But hey, if Piers Morgan throws himself off a bridge that is a...
Forum: The Pit 08-13-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 45,577
Posted By power freak
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:cheers:
Forum: The Pit 08-13-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 46,114
Posted By power freak
Got round to trying a few of these so I'll post...

Got round to trying a few of these so I'll post my comments:

Harviestoun - Schiehallion:
A beautifully crafted lager, sophisticated and balanced. It's slightly sweeter than drier in style but it's...
Forum: The Pit 08-12-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 45,577
Posted By power freak
It's a group of athletics meets in a number of...

It's a group of athletics meets in a number of different venues across the season. Some of the best athletes in each event race regularly and get points for winning and losing, whoever has the most...
Forum: The Pit 08-12-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 45,577
Posted By power freak
The next diamond league (Stockholm) on Friday!...

The next diamond league (Stockholm) on Friday! It's got a better line up of athletes than you'd expect too...



Closing ceremony: boring, but kept my attention marginally better than the opening...
Forum: The Pit 08-12-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 45,577
Posted By power freak
I have no fingernails left and my nerves are...

I have no fingernails left and my nerves are shot... But major congrats to Anthony Joshua! What a performance by the british (super) heavyweight.. He hasn't been competing in this sport very long...
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