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nordle
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I should add that there are some advantages to being stunted:

~ Likely to live longer as heart doesn't have to work as hard pumping blood round body, not as far to go.

~ Likely to be far fitter due to having to take twice as many steps when walking same distance.

~ Don't get concussion on Friday night when bashing head on the "Please mind your head" on the low ceiling beem sign in the local booza.

~ Less blood in body requires less booze to reach intoxication in previously mentioned watering hole.

~ Eating a single chocolate digestive can be considered lunch

~ Can fit perfectly in a Ford GT40


Damnit, so many positives, I think Im going to go and chop 1ft off my legs now.
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M0PHP
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nordle wrote:
I should add that there are some advantages to being stunted:

~ Likely to live longer as heart doesn't have to work as hard pumping blood round body, not as far to go.

~ Likely to be far fitter due to having to take twice as many steps when walking same distance.

~ Don't get concussion on Friday night when bashing head on the "Please mind your head" on the low ceiling beem sign in the local booza.

~ Less blood in body requires less booze to reach intoxication in previously mentioned watering hole.

~ Eating a single chocolate digestive can be considered lunch

~ Can fit perfectly in a Ford GT40


Damnit, so many positives, I think Im going to go and chop 1ft off my legs now.


Now you're making me feel guilty for winding up a school friend of mine as he was the shortest in our group Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think I've seen Joe Pesci do anything interesting like that, give us a demo please Very Happy
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linuxgirlie
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Go on, how tall are the rest of the LXF group?
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M-Saunders
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the sake of accuracy (and the impending legal action I'm taking against everyone on this forum, and their partners, and their partners' pets), I am about 5'4" I think -- although it's been years since I actually checked. You see, Nick, Paul and Graham are all 6'+, hence I seem even smaller in their presences.

Although in fairness, Graham hasn't made any wisecracks yet. He's nice.

SEE YOU ALL IN COURT!

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linuxgirlie
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blimey what do they put in the food over there? All over 6' !
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Deathchimp



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mike forgot Effy he's not tall.

Out of five Englishers, three are tall. Out of two foreigners, one is tall. Out of one woman, none is tall. Therefore:

60% of Englishers are tall
50% of foreigners are tall
0% of women are tall

Mike therefore statistically has more in common with a foreign woman than he does with an Englisher.
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M-Saunders
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Deathchimp's sci-facts are irrefutable. If we plot a graph of sizeism versus why some people prefer Aquafresh:

Code:

S |   .      .    .
I |    ..        .
Z |.    .      .    .
E | .      ..  .
I |  .    .   .     .
S | . ..  .    .  ..  .
M |.         .         
  +---------------------
      WHY AQUAFRESH


The results show a disturbing trend which could lead to many sizeist Aquafreshers being turned into crack-spliffing man-mentals in the next ten years.

And as a middle-aged Foster's drinker, I think the UNESCO-recognised Fact Index of my statements is, on average, 87% higher than a Bhutanese pimp.

END OF THREAD.
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crispibits
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you been drinking Spa water again?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you can't beat 'em, confuse 'em Smile

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nelz
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never trust graphs from short people, they can't reach to fill in the high points...
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towy71
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As someone of 6'3" I am vaguely worried about the attitude of some tall people and think that 5'4" is very big for a hobbit, lol
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nordle
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

M-Saunders wrote:
For the sake of accuracy (and the impending legal action I'm taking against everyone on this forum, and their partners, and their partners' pets), I am about 5'4" I think -- although it's been years since I actually checked. You see, Nick, Paul and Graham are all 6'+, hence I seem even smaller in their presences.

Although in fairness, Graham hasn't made any wisecracks yet. He's nice.

SEE YOU ALL IN COURT!

Smile

M


Except when you give evidence, then you won't see us in court as you won't be able to see over the dock! Smile
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andychannelle
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only time I ever went to the office and saw Mike, I thought he was just sitting down all the time. He looks taller in his photo - it's nearer the top of the page. Boom boom.

Andy (5'8" and gosh darn proud of it m'am)

Note to self: stop watching Basil Brush of CBBC.
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M-Saunders
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AndyCh added to 'the list'...

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