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  1. Poll! I liked to be liked and subtle praise, but I...

    I liked to be liked and subtle praise, but I don't like people kissing my arse or being on show.
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    Poll! I've heard of that. I used a related substance...

    I've heard of that. I used a related substance called Phenibut for a couple of years for anxiety, it's quite well known in the English-speaking countries.
    High doses can make you feel drunk or make...
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    Poll! I suffer fairly often with anxiety and this leads...

    I suffer fairly often with anxiety and this leads me to becoming depressed. I learned my way out of it to an extent but not enough to be completely free of it. The worst thing about the depression...
  4. I might have this a bit, yes. I'm mid 20s and...

    I might have this a bit, yes. I'm mid 20s and don't have my own house (I rent) and it'll be a few more years before I can get a mortgage. I don't currently have a girlfriend either and not much in...
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    Having only one X chromosome also makes males...

    Having only one X chromosome also makes males more likely to have disabilities or be stillborn because if either the X or the Y chromosome is significantly damaged then the male offspring will be...
  6. Important!  Regarding the English and our Celtic admixture,...

    Regarding the English and our Celtic admixture, personally I don't think it matters. The Celts were the original great race of Western Europe, they just got fatally crippled from being attacked and...
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    Important! Poll! Since then I also planted a peach (which failed),...

    Since then I also planted a peach (which failed), took and rooted cuttings off the willow and ended up with a few more and this year I'm trying out Paulownia tormentosa in my new garden as it's meant...
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    Idk, I grew them in a hot, sunny room before and...

    Idk, I grew them in a hot, sunny room before and they did much better than outside. They produced lots of fruit and very early too whereas outside the plants just looked ill all the time and it took...
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    I've grown Totem tomatoes and Apache chilli's...

    I've grown Totem tomatoes and Apache chilli's indoors before in a window. Both are dwarf plants and produce loads. Totem is a cherry tomato but yields a lot and Apache chilli's are small but it gets...
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    I don't buy enough to hoard anyway, most of my...

    I don't buy enough to hoard anyway, most of my stuff is usually necessary and practical. I'm not minimalist but I'm not into having too much stuff either.
    However my partner is the exact opposite,...
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    Important!  I moved a few months ago so have had to start...

    I moved a few months ago so have had to start again. I've only got a tiny garden now and whilst me personally I'd have had it full of trees (especially fruit trees) and vines making it like a little...
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    Important!  You could always try growing things up walls to...

    You could always try growing things up walls to save space. If you live in a place with warm summers then grapes might be good.
    Strawberry plants in window boxes or hanging baskets are nice too.

    ...
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    Important!  Yeah, that stuff sure can grow fast. I might...

    Yeah, that stuff sure can grow fast. I might spread a bit in the lawn and keep it wet to see if I can use it to patch up gaps.



    I'd like to grow these too but all I can find is the fancy...
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    The Flemish were important in the development of...

    The Flemish were important in the development of England. During the Middle Ages a important part of the English economy was exporting wool to Flanders.
    The Flemish also helped the English pacify...
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    There's usually a bar code under your armpit, you...

    There's usually a bar code under your armpit, you have to go into a supermarket and get them to scan it and they'll tell you if you're made in Germany or Wales.

    No, really though, most people...
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    Bring the Brits back! :D The Americans...

    Bring the Brits back! :D



    The Americans tried nicking our women too.



    Probably not a good idea that...
  17. English is very distinct from the other Germanic...

    English is very distinct from the other Germanic languages, some people place it on its own branch between West and North Germanic. It's developed relatively isolated from other Germanic languages...
  18. Bloody idiot. The first one in 120 years and...

    Bloody idiot. The first one in 120 years and someone shoots it! :thumbdown
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    Important! Poll! Some people have said to replace the blue with...

    Some people have said to replace the blue with green for Wales instead and take out the white cross. I'd hate it personally.
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    Important! Poll! That's what I've noticed too. What's it to be...

    That's what I've noticed too. What's it to be Scotland? Celts or wannabe Nordics?
    I'm quite confused because last week they kept going on about how Celtic they all are. ;)



    Same here. I don't...
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    Important! Poll! I'm aware of it. Who'll buy it though? England?...

    I'm aware of it. Who'll buy it though? England? :D Norway and Sweden have a surplus of hydro-power - they export electricity to Denmark when their wind turbines aren't turning.
    Why would they want...
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    Important! Poll! British! It's a British parliament. When have did...

    British! It's a British parliament. When have did the English get a generous devolution settlement like you folks north of the border?

    From the alliance, as soon as the oil is gone so is...
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    I'd expect a Swede to say that. Control over...

    I'd expect a Swede to say that.

    Control over a territory doesn't mean much alone, Hungary used to control much of Central Europe for centuries and yet the people there aren't all Hungarians by...
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    Most people I know of who've moved there have...

    Most people I know of who've moved there have lived up to that, I think they seek a easy life more than anything.

    I've never actually seen many small town or rural Brits really think of moving to...
  25. :D 'Weald' still means wood in those areas of...

    :D 'Weald' still means wood in those areas of England where it is used, but 'Wold' is quite devoid of trees.
    The Weald is actually thickly wooded by English standards. The Old Norse term which means...
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