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Old 3rd January 2008, 06:19 PM   #61
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To do this trick on a Mac it Command+click (hold down the Command Key - the one next to the space bar with the Squiggle on it & maybe a tiny apple - and click the link)

Newer macs it opens a new tab, older Macs it opens a new window
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Old 4th January 2008, 03:01 AM   #62
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amo las pelis de Scorsese. Pues, mis favoritos no son los temas mafioso, o algo asi. si, me los gustan, pero "age of Innocence" y "King of Comedy" son mis favoritos, y tu? Cuales tus favoritos?
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Old 4th January 2008, 10:07 AM   #63
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Hey! That trick with clicking the wheel does work in IE7. How useful. Thanks Elle.
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Old 4th January 2008, 10:12 AM   #64
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amo las pelis de Scorsese. Pues, mis favoritos no son los temas mafioso, o algo asi. si, me los gustan, pero "age of Innocence" y "King of Comedy" son mis favoritos, y tu? Cuales tus favoritos?
Acabo de ver No Direction Home de Scorsese, sobre Bob Dylan, buenisimo
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Old 4th January 2008, 03:30 PM   #65
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In a similar vein, I find that having a quick virtual explore on Google Earth before actually going to somewhere new throws up useful information. In Madrid, for instance, GE will show the nearest metro or cercanias station. Useful in saving a long, unintended walk.
On the other side of the coin, the poorish definition of the free GE makes me curious as to what I am actually seeing and encourages me to go see. This was how I "discovered" the wonderful Parque Juan Carlos a week ago because I just had to see exactly what was that strange landscape GE was showing me.
I'm the same. If I see something interesting on GE I go and check it out.
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Old 6th January 2008, 04:47 PM   #66
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Default great thread - here's some of my tips

Best website I've come across with hints and tips (not all IT based)...
http://lifehacker.com/

Best journey to undertake in Spain in winter - the train north from Madrid passing via Avila.

Interesting blog on life in Spain (apart from Ben's, of course)
http://colindavies.blogspot.com/

Wine to try in Spain - Albarino (white wine from Galicia)

Place to visit in England - Bath.

Also parks to visit in London - Hampstead Heath, Richmond and Holland Park.
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Old 6th January 2008, 08:01 PM   #67
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Interesting blog on life in Spain
http://colindavies.blogspot.com/

Wine to try in Spain - Albarino (white wine from Galicia)
I'll definitely second those two!
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Old 7th January 2008, 10:32 AM   #68
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Happy New year all!

I'll recommend two bands:
Shooglenifty http://www.shoogle.com/
Corquiéu (http://www.corquieu.com/)

My new Christmas present, the Creative Zen Vision W

The isle of Skye (an t'Eilean Sgitheanach)

Tony Dixon whistles and flutes
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Old 7th January 2008, 10:36 AM   #69
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Tony Dixon whistles and flutes
Is he the tailor making the wedding outfit?

(Those from the US will not understand. Don't try!)
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Old 7th January 2008, 01:59 PM   #70
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(Those from the US will not understand. Don't try!)
I've just about given up.
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Old 8th January 2008, 11:42 PM   #71
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Default Black menus and windows

They take a while to get used to, but after a while you feel the difference.
No more retina-burning with light-coloured menus in your operating system. Set everything dark, your eyes will thank you.
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Old 9th January 2008, 07:16 PM   #72
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I'd like to recommend the new film 'American Gangster'. Great stuff. Drugs, guns, sex, violence, bad guys - just what a man likes from a trip to the cinema!
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Old 9th January 2008, 07:38 PM   #73
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I'd like to recommend the new film 'American Gangster'. Great stuff. Drugs, guns, sex, violence, bad guys - just what a man likes from a trip to the cinema!
I saw that movie and liked it a lot as well so I second that.
Also, for any indie movie fans out there, I HIGHLY recommend Juno. The dialogue, acting, topics, and humor put so many Hollywood Blockbusters to shame. Really, a great film.
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I saw that movie and liked it a lot as well so I second that.
Also, for any indie movie fans out there, I HIGHLY recommend Juno. The dialogue, acting, topics, and humor put so many Hollywood Blockbusters to shame. Really, a great film.
Well, I've just watched Barbie: Princesa de la Isla. If I say it was anything other than excellent I'll be in trouble.
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Old 10th January 2008, 12:45 AM   #75
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Well, I've just watched Barbie: Princesa de la Isla. If I say it was anything other than excellent I'll be in trouble.
On an unrelated note, I recommend being really sarcastic at least once today.
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Old 10th January 2008, 01:04 AM   #76
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On an unrelated note, I recommend being really sarcastic at least once today.
In that case...

That was a really entertaining piece of cinema.
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Old 10th January 2008, 01:13 AM   #77
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I'd like to recommend the new film 'American Gangster'. Great stuff. Drugs, guns, sex, violence, bad guys - just what a man likes from a trip to the cinema!
In a similar vain of Denzel movies I would recommend ;

1. Training Day - very topical pero los angeles
2. Man on Fire -

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Old 10th January 2008, 11:13 AM   #78
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I'd like to recommend the new film 'American Gangster'. Great stuff. Drugs, guns, sex, violence, bad guys - just what a man likes from a trip to the cinema!
Great flick indeed. The only thing I dislike is the name given to the film, 'American Gangster'?, couldn´t they come up with something better and less obvious.

The mafia genre may not be better after AG as it doesn´t take you where Goodfellas, Casino, The Godfather, etc... do, but I think it is good quality entertainment with some social insight of life in rotten New York at that time.

The music on the film is great too!!. Fantastic score from some of the best soul and funk of the 70's, with great songs from Anthony Hamilton, Sam&Dave and Bobby Womack.

The song 'Across 110th Street' has always been one of my favourites from Womack and it appears in AG.
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Old 10th January 2008, 01:54 PM   #79
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Returning to the Denzel theme..

I second the recommendation for Man on Fire and would also recommend his newer film The Great Debators (although it's not at all an action movie), I was really surprised how much I enjoyed it.
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Once Upon a Time In America, though not a Scorcese film, is one of my favorites. It was actually directed by Sergio Leone of spaghetti western fame (The Good, The Bad and The Ugly...). It has a great cast; Robert DeNiro, James Woods, Danny Aiello, Joe Peschi, Tuesday Weld and a 14 year old Jennifer Connely. The direction is exceptional. The atmosphere created pulls you in. It is pretty long at 4 hours.
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