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  • C++ software contractor.
  • Medieval combat instructor (steel combat).
  • Sword and shield tournament fighter (SCA).
  • RPG fan (mainly horror games).
  • I also like training (try to get in two training sessions every weekday).

Also, most importantly, father of two!


Mar
31
comment Was any of 'The Hunt for Red October' necessary?
But it didn't work? They could detect it, even a sonar operator on the fly could make the relevant adjustments. Would it really be worth all of that trouble?
Mar
31
comment Was any of 'The Hunt for Red October' necessary?
I thought that the Dallas was tracking it and then lost it when the drive was engaged (apart from the singing) and later Jones kept investigating and eventually played the sound at 10x speed?
Mar
31
asked Was any of 'The Hunt for Red October' necessary?
Mar
27
comment Why and how did sherlock fake his death?
Oh, sorry - yes I see where you are coming from now.
Mar
27
comment Why and how did sherlock fake his death?
I thought that the directors stated they had not provided the definitive explanation of what happened and therefore this might or might not have been done?
Mar
27
answered Why and how did sherlock fake his death?
Mar
24
comment Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself
Fantastic! I had given up hope of this!!! Thanks :-)
Mar
24
accepted Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself
Mar
19
comment Looking for movie with quote “People who sit at home and watch sitcoms… those people are dead”
Hmmm .. nothing else springs to mind :(
Mar
19
comment Looking for movie with quote “People who sit at home and watch sitcoms… those people are dead”
I do not have the sources to make it a proper answer, it is just vaguely bouncing at the back of my memory!
Mar
19
comment Looking for movie with quote “People who sit at home and watch sitcoms… those people are dead”
Goodfellas? There is a narration by the leading character of the difference between mob life and mundane life. Also Fight Club seems in keeping with the quote?
Mar
17
comment How did Maximus become a slave?
I am not an expert but generally depression means people find it difficult to motivate themselves. My impression, when the actual arena opened, was that the 'joy of battle' motivated him a little. It was enough to get him going and gave him something to vent his rage on.
Mar
17
comment How did Maximus become a slave?
I don't think he cared at that point. It did not seem to occur to him that he might be able to get to Caesar until the slave owner mentioned it. Do not underestimate how depression can effect people. At that point his wife and child were dead, as far as he was concerned had nothing to life for until the potential for revenge appeared.
Mar
17
comment How did Maximus become a slave?
I cannot remember who it was as it has been several years since I saw the film but one of the slavers or fellow slaves mentions him being a desterter, I think it was as he was trying to disfigure the tatoo? Is it really a large gap? He is found, barely alive, by someone who sold him to a gladiator stable. Exactly what happens is hazy as we are seeing it from Maximus's point of view.
Mar
17
answered How did Maximus become a slave?
Mar
14
comment How did Harris throw Mahoney out?
TBH I had forgotten it :-) However, I think the answer you gave is the only one which really makes sense!
Mar
14
accepted How did Harris throw Mahoney out?
Mar
14
comment How did Harris throw Mahoney out?
No, I was leaving it open in case anyone else had any input but it has probably been left long enough
Mar
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
7
accepted In Inbred, what was the problem with where they outsiders were staying?