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Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"'The first episode was full of one liners though "you're scottish, fry something" brilliant :P ' Aye, I loved that! And Amy is rather lovely ..."
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Tammie, I guess I was overly cryptic/subtle. I've actually seen all three episodes thus far. :-p Fairly impressed by Smith and Gillon pairing, storylines have ranged from a bit meh (the opener), to ok-but-derivative (Ep.2) to utterly godawful…"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Tammie: Um. It's due to start here in a couple of weeks, but ... well, let's just say patience is not my greatest virtue. :-)"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Tammie: yep, the Peoples Republic of Scotia is in the time zone as the English oppressor state! ;-) And speaking of time zones, I've just joined your TARDIS group. :-)"
Apr 19, 2010
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Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Shawn: we try to make a point of doing the Kim Stanley Robinson Mars thing, and engage as much bacchanalean revelry as possible for that bonus hour!"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"Heh! Happens to the best of us, Mike!"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"LOL. Mike, you may have set your clock forward, bud. everyone else put theirs back. But don't take my word for it: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=22. ;-)"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"I hear ya! Trying to remember the time difference with Scotland has been a challenge, as it changed twice in as many weeks (daylight saving!)"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"(As in, 8pm - we might be behind Aussie economically, but our millennium was ten years ago too!)"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"Oh, no worries, my belief in the power of a roaring log fire, a cuddlesome girlfriend and a glass of pinot to warm me up is based on rigorous empirical testing! :-) Still up? It's only 2000 here."
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Mike: cheers. Tbh, not really that worried. We have the woodburner roaring away tonight, and the place is roasting. Anyway, we have our faith to keep us warm. ;-)"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"@Shawn: Incercargill? It's usually the lowest temp on the radio weather forecast anyway."
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"The difference, folks, is that we tend to have double glazing and central heating in Scotland!"
Apr 19, 2010
Colin Gavaghan commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"Hello. I've just recently arrived in Dunedin from Scotland. The place seems great so far - pretty vibrant intellectually and culturally, especially given its size - though we've yet to survive our first winter! Colin"
Apr 19, 2010
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At 6:54pm on July 3, 2010, John Jubinsky said…
Hi Colin! Have a very happy birthday.
At 12:26pm on April 21, 2010, Leslee Love said…
Thanks for joining TARDIS!! Glad to have ya!
At 8:02pm on April 9, 2010, Colin Gavaghan said…
Thankyou for the welcome, folks. :-)

I've recently moved to New Zealand, and although it is a particularly friendly society, I find the air of polite respect around matters of religion to be a bit stifling. I'm hoping this community will give me the occasional opportunity to speak a bit more frankly about certain things.

Cheers,

Colin
At 5:16pm on April 6, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hello Professor Colin. Welcome to this friendly meeting place
where we recognise that gods are fake and religion is a great fraud used to control people; and how it is tragic and inexcusable that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years.

Terry Meaden (formerly an associate professor of physics in Canada)
founder of the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 260 discussion topics. We invite you to join us.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
At 10:40am on April 6, 2010, Atheist Princess said…
Welcome to Atheist Nexus ( :
At 5:27pm on April 5, 2010, A Former Member said…
Colin, I’m not the official welcome wagon, but I do spend a lot of time on A|N, so I’ll take the liberty to tell you a little about the site.

There are three ways to join the conversations. You can use the CHAT ROOM, or you can post a discussion in the FORUM or in one of the GROUPS. The FORUM is open to everyone, but to post in a GROUP you must first join it.

I've started eleven groups here, so please join any you think might interest you: HERCULANEUM: A PLACE FOR MEN, FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS AGO, THE KNIFE & FORK, HUMANE ATHEISTS, CONSUMER ETHICS, A TRICK OF THE EYE, ODDITORIUM, ARS POETICA, LOVERS OF SHAKESPEARE, QUOTH THE RAVEN, and LINGUAPHILES & SESQUIPEDALIANS.

When joining a group, be sure to select FOLLOW at the bottom of the discussions page. The unspoken preference for responding to the comments of another member tend to be that you copy, paste and italicize the text to which you are referring, and then write your response below that. That way everyone knows to whom or what you are referring. Welcome aboard. I hope you enjoy it here.
 
 
 

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