Let's talk about...random things!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by -Danielle-, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. rjessop

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    Ah I remember my University open day. The trip up to the frozen north. The wind howling through the abandoned factories and chemical plants. The odd smell and yellow haze over the town from the sole remaining operational chemical plant. The aggressive beggars and trafficked sex workers lining the streets, simultaneously desperate for money and contemptuous of 'southerners'.

    I had a blast. You'll have a great time :)
     
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    Ah, it must be one of the nicer parts of the north-west if that's the case! Occurrences like this are probably one offs...

    But I'm looking forward to it, provided I don't get robbed or mugged on the train ride it should be a good experience.
     
  3. Cell

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    Sounds like Middlesborough to me.

    It's really, really cold tonight. Glad I'm not going out in this.
     
  4. rjessop

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    Bingo! Ah the good old days.
     
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    I remember going on a night out with a school mate who did his masters at Uni there. Microwaved chips at the takeaway. Utterly grim.
     
  6. Ch1cken

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    You mean they had the balls to microwave chips in front of you?
     
  7. rjessop

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    Microwave chips? Luxury. It's known for inventing the "Parmo", which is like a pizza made of breaded chicken and covered in bechamel sauce. One of the advantages of said parmo is that it looks about the same after you've vomited it up as when you started eating it.
     
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    Oh god I tried a parmo in Sunderland when visiting my ex. It was a mistake.
     
  9. Ch1cken

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    My view of Middlesborough has drastically declined reading these posts.
     
  10. rjessop

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    Yeah but I did have a good time. Just avoid the bad bits if you ever visit.
     
  11. rjessop

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    Also you can buy a house there for £20k. Not all that much more than my annual rent...
     
  12. Cell

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    The uni is apparently pretty decent.
     
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    It educated Mr Jessop... make of that what you will. XD
     
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    Universities are dens of villainy and sedition - you can never trust anyone who has attended one...or even worse, works in one! :p
     
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    Especially not those PhD types, they're the worst...
     
  16. Cell

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    Only trust those who drop out due to not bothering to turn up as more important thing called, like the pub.
     
  17. Ch1cken

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    Leeds sent me a few emails with questions, perhaps they'll give me a uni offer soon too. Will be a bit of a trickster moment from them if they ask me for more details just to say no.
     
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    Leeds seems alright to me, been once.
     
  19. Ch1cken

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    now i got an email saying i have to go to manchester, rate city out of 10 pls
     
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    9. Manchester is ace.

    (Went to university at Salford, Lived in Salford most of his life, but Manchester was just too big and busy, hence moved to Leeds)
     

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