April 10th, 2004

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The Gathering of the Dead...

Wow, many thanks to everyone who came along and joined in the fun for Shaun of the Dead this afternoon! I think we had about 16 people for the drinks beforehand and the film itself!

I'm pretty sure we all really enjoyed the film too, I know I did and can recommend it to all of you if you want a light-hearted romantic zombie comedy flick (romzomcom)!

So thanks to daver2323 , pond823 , kostika  and grim, mrsdominic  and mrdominic, purplekaz , sinbadsilk , dj_steve_rbn , Andy & Toos, Andy & Kim and Rob & Claire for a great afternoon! Also thanks to ukmonty  for turning up at the pub after the film (however briefly) - sorry you had to go due to being on-call :-(

We'll all have to do it again sometime!

Tomorrow I'll be heading up to The Last Dance/Deathboy/Voices of Masada gig at Slimelight. It also looks likely that I'll be heading out to Oxford next Saturday to see The Mission with sinbadsilk. There might be some space available in the car if anyone else fancies catching them. I am going to order the tickets early next week so if you want in please let me know asap.</span>

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    cheerful cheerful
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Iraq - One Year On

CASUALTIES
US military deaths since 'major combat over' on May 1 2003: At least 514
Other coalition deaths: At least 67
Total reported Iraqi civilian deaths: Estimates from 8,865 to 10,715 *

COST
$33bn allocated so far for reconstruction

RECONSTRUCTION **
More than 200,000 recruited to Iraqi security forces
Oil exports up to 1.8m barrels a day, against 2m pre-war
Electricity back to pre-war levels
51 million new "Baath-free" textbooks in schools
170 newspapers in print

FORMER REGIME
46 of 55 'most wanted' captured or killed, including Saddam
Sources:

* Iraqi Body Count, to 8/04/2004
** Coalition Provisional Authority
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...Similar Items Found

Ok, you know when you loose an Ebay auction you get an email kindly informing you that you didn't get that 'must buy' bit of utter tat you were bidding on. Yes? Good. Then you'll also know that they list similar items that you may be interested in.

Still with me? Good.

Well, can anyone tell me what the following have got in similar interest to Return to Innsmouth (Cthulhu Film) that I was bidding on.

The matches I was given as alternatives are the following:

Lord of the Rings - Return of the King Film Cell
Smee In A Boat From Disney's Return to Neverland MIB
McDonalds Return to Neverland, Hook MIP
Corgi Film Back To The Future Car & Figure MIB
Oscar Film Stars Rise to Fame, Vintage Game
Full Set of My Word First Steps To Reading Books A-Z

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    HIM
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Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine

Calling all lovers of Cheese.

The man and the band will be playing London on Saturday August 7th. Venue has yet to be announced.

Keep an eye on his Official Website for further details!

His new CD 'I'd Like A Virgin' is also being released on April 20th and it includes the following tracks:


01 GIN & JUICE* (originally by SNOOP DOGGY DOGG)

02 YELLOW (originally by COLDPLAY)

03 GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS (originally by MOTLEY CRUE)

04 ARE YOU GONNA BE MY GIRL? (originally by JET)

05 A MESSAGE FROM THE OTHER DICK (Clark)

6 BUTTERFLY (originally by CRAZY TOWN)

07 HEY YA (originally by OUTKAST)

08 BEAT IT (originally by MICHAEL JACKSON)

09 MILKSHAKE (originally by KELIS)

10 DICK IN LAS VEGAS* (live at Sunset Station)

11 PERSONAL JESUS (originally by DEPECHE MODE)

12 MATERIAL GIRL (originally by MADONNA)

13 RC on NBC'S LAST CALL with CARSON DALY <

14 WAR ENSEMBLE (originally by SLAYER)

15 STAND UP* (originally by LUDACRIS)

16 A SONG REQUEST* (live at Sunset Station)

17 FEELING THIS* (originally by BLINK182)

18 99 LUFTBALLONS* (originally by NENA)

19 ROCK THE CASBAH (originally by THE CLASH)

20 LONGVIEW* (originally by GREENDAY)

21 SECRET HIDDEN TRACK* (the tiger story)

22 RADIO ANNOUNCEMENT*

23 ?????
*indicates explicit lyrics