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Post 1

Ming Mang

Hello Barnacle!! smiley - smiley
You work for the BBC? (interest, interest) What do you do?
I'm an ACE, which basically means I've volunteered for the 'official' job of meeting and greeting newcomers to the guide - a 'welcome mat' as someone said. smiley - smiley I think they were being sarcastic when they did say it, but it's a fair description I guess. Except that not all of us are flat and hairy... smiley - winkeye
If you feel a need to meet completely different people, then the Beach http://www.h2g2.com/A207686 is a good place to do it. And get donuts. smiley - bigeyes
If you have any questions at all, then you can drop by my page (just click on my name) and ask, or go and ask all the ACEs at their homepage http://www.h2g2.com/Aces and they will do their utmost best to help you. smiley - biggrin Cos we're friendly people. smiley - winkeye

Hope you enjoy h2g2!

¦M¦


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Post 2

Barnacle

Hi Ming - or do I call you 'Emperor'?

Yep, I work for the BBC. Officially I'm a project manager, working mostly on overseas studios in all those places you only hear of when there's a reporter looking harassed in a flak jacket with shrapnel whislting past his ears. I supply the facilities they need, and then occasionally someone drops by and blows them up. Which is nice. smiley - smiley

This week I are mostly working in Paris trying to get a refurbished studio online. I just heard that a 4 inch water pipe burst all over it on friday smiley - sadface and half the equipment got lost in the post over christmas...but apart from that, things look good!

I'll probably get over to the beach but only if they let me drink coconuts. I promise not to wipe my feet.

Neil


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Post 3

Ming Mang

smiley - smiley No, just call me Ming. Just to clear this, I'm female, everyone seems to think I'm male... smiley - winkeye

Oh, right. Does the word 'variety' describe it or have I got this wrong?

Ah- that doesn't sound good... positively bad in fact... smiley - sadface Good luck with it. smiley - smiley

Yes, I'm sure they'll let you drink coconut milk, but you'll have to find the coconuts first... smiley - winkeye

¦M¦


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Post 4

Barnacle

Ming,

*Interesting* is the word,as in the ancient chinese curse 'may you lead an interesting life'.

Neil


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Post 5

Ming Mang

Ahh... yes, I think I understand that... smiley - winkeye
And do you enjoy it?

¦M¦


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Post 6

Barnacle

When I've finished a job, I enjoy it. When I'm deep in a problem, I enjoy it. When they stop shooting at me, I enjoy it. The bits in between, sometimes not so good!

Neil


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Post 7

Ming Mang

*grins* Sounds logical! smiley - smiley
So how're you finding h2g2?

¦M¦


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Post 8

Barnacle

Oh there's lots of great stuff here. I've just posted another which will either cause a slight giggle or get me lynched...

A510878 is the reference...

Neil


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Post 9

Ming Mang

*giggles* Brilliant! smiley - smiley
I think it will cause several giggles smiley - biggrin. You should be an author!

¦M¦


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Post 10

Barnacle

Well, there goes *my* knightood smiley - sadface


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Post 11

Barnacle

Well, there goes *my* knighthood smiley - sadface


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Post 12

Ming Mang

Ah, don't look at it like that! I can't think how you could look at it instead, but don't look at it like that! smiley - winkeye
I don't think any Royal people will see it though, so you could still be in with a chance. Well, the same chance as you had before you wrote it, anyhow... smiley - winkeye

¦M¦


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Post 13

Barnacle

Which are somewhere between 'fat' and 'thin'.

Ah well, time to hunt up the old towel and head for Rio (I wish...)


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Post 14

Ming Mang

*grins* Well, I'm sure you've got more of a chance than me.

¦M¦


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Post 15

Barnacle

Hey somebody likes it - Shazz is putting it in the post - should be there from Monday noon UK

Neil


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Post 16

Ming Mang

Hey, cool! Well done, that's really good, to get something in the Post!! smiley - biggrin I said you ought ot be an author! smiley - winkeye
I'll go and see what's been said about it. smiley - smiley If anything. smiley - smiley

¦M¦


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Post 17

Barnacle

RE being an author - those nice people at Analog Science Fiction keep sending 'em back smiley - sadface


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Post 18

Ming Mang

WHAT!!? They keep sending them back?! smiley - sadface
They obviously don't recognise talent when they see it. *disapproving frown*
Well, keep trying anyway! smiley - smiley

¦M¦


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