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TT #29

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Everyone loves stats. And everyone who has a blog loves learning who came a-visiting and why. So, with thanks to Statcounter I’m revealing 13 questions or queries that people wanted answers to on my site. how believable is die hard 4.0 – I’m guessing not very. Afterall, the whole premise is pretty unbelievable, never mind the fact that John McClane

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TT #28

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Thirteen Things about Lugh The end of July or start of August marks Lughnasa which is the Celtic harvest festival. In Ireland, summer is technically over now[1] August is the first month of Autumn, or Fall for you all from the US. The festival takes its name from Lugh, or Lug, or Lú. Lúnasa, from Lugh, is the Irish word

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TT #27

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Thirteen Things about Me I shall go to football this evening. Unless it rains. I’m already hacking my lungs up, so running about in the rain would be silly. I should go buy some cough medicine, but laziness intervened. And I’ve run out of my throat lozenge thingies. Well, not run out, but forgotten, or lost. Whatever, it all means

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TT #26

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Thirteen links for you to enjoy. Firefly set to Strauss Go on! You know you want to click. Dog de Tour de France Golf, the latest sport to be hit by drug-cheat rumours. Think you know about Rome? Well, see if you can answer these questions via Metafilter Daniel Herbert talks to The Roar and says Ireland are going to

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TT #25

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image nicked from Samulli Thirteen Things about cats I’ve had The first cat I remember having was Blackie. This was back in Dublin, so don’t remember much about her. She had a kitten that we kept, named Sooty. Yes, we are terribly original when it comes to our cat names. After we moved our neighbours called around and deposited a

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TT #23

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Wow, can you believe that I’ve been doing this Thursday Thirteen stuff for 23 weeks now? I was wondering what to do for this week’s Thursday Thirteen but then I got an email from Carl, linking to this post and providing perfect inspiration. So this T13 is a couple of responses to that post. And yes, I know, I shouldn’t

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TT #22

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yet another banner nicked from Samulli Well after last week’s zombie excitement, we’re back to the more usual T13 fun, these are just 13 random things that popped into my head. I wish my chair at work was a different size. Actually it is probably the table and ‘puter that is the problem. Sorry chair. Not really ergonomically designed at

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TT #21

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“They’re out there.”

She was really starting to get on my nerves. I knew they were out there. I’d seen them, I’d been chased by them, legging it down the road screaming in terror as hordes followed me. I didn’t need her to tell me they were out there.

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TT#20

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Thirteen of my favourite songs. Well, 13 that the automatic “highest rated” thingy picks out. So it may not actually be that accurate as I haven’t gotten around to rating all the songs on the mp3player. But whatever Óró Sé Do Bheatha ‘Bhaile – Sinead O’Connor[1] Also was used in The Wind That Shakes The Barley Returns a King –

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TT #19

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On account of the fact that pirates are cool, and that I really enjoyed POTC: AWE I give you this week’s Thursday Thirteen: 13 items of piratey goodness. Yes, the product of a google image search, but still, look pirates! Garrrrr. Pirate flags. They’re so cool. This one was flown by Calico Jack Calico Jack, aka Captain Jack Rackham, had

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TT #18

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Image nicked from Everybody lies Thirteen Things about today Today being election day you see. Polling station close at 10.30 this evening, so you’ve no excuses for not voting. If you haven’t made up your mind yet, check out Mycandidate.ie and find a person you like. Because I haven’t changed my address I’ll have to travel up to Sligo to

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