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Recommend me a website

Postby jawooga » Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:13 pm

Really bored, at home, ill.

So as the title suggests, web site recommendations please, for a bit of escapism.

Likes: all sport, travel, food & drink
Dislikes: soaps, celebrity gossip

I have penciled in Inner Ring.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby alan sherman » Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:41 pm

Youtube? There are some amazing videos or trials riding, mountain biking. motorcycling and then you can go off from the related videos into all sorts of odditities. Drift tricycles anyone?

Particular highlights to search for:
"if only all MTB videos were like this"
"Red Bull downhill rio favela"
"Megavalanche" 30 minute video of a British guy going down some french mountain in a bunch start MTB race.
Anything with Danny Mcaskill in

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby jawooga » Mon Oct 01, 2012 13:03 pm

Thanks Alan

I couldn't believe the Brazilian Favela downhills. And the Megavalanche was unbelievable - some bloke in a cow onesy in the video I saw. I don't watch much MTB, but that is a lot more interesting than the boredom of the olympic race. :)

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby Hoopdriver » Mon Oct 01, 2012 13:30 pm

I'll put in a shameless plug for mine - I'm a professional magazine writer and photographer (Time, National Geographic, Conde Nast, Nature, National Geographic Traveler, Adventure) and I like to think what I've made in my own time is reasonably good.

Here's the link
http://my-bicycle-and-i.co.uk/

Get well soon...

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby jawooga » Mon Oct 01, 2012 14:30 pm

Hoopdriver wrote:Here's the link
http://my-bicycle-and-i.co.uk/


Thanks. That is a very nice. An Interesting and easy read and my god you have a lot to say! Bookmarked.


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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby ALIHISGREAT » Mon Oct 01, 2012 16:22 pm

badly_dubbed wrote:redtube?

:mrgreen:


+1 hours of fun to be had.

Not really cake stop material though! :wink:

Cycling:
road.cc if you haven't discovered it yet.
forums.roadbikereview.com
cyclingtipsblog.com
bigringriding.com

Non-cycling:
youtube... seriously just go on youtube.
Jalopnik - for petrol heads.
Gizmodo UK for tech/gadgets etc.
Engadget - the same


Stumbleupon - for finding random websites searching by interest. -> you can put in all your interests and then get a random website when you click.. or you can 'stumble' just one interest at a time.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby jawooga » Mon Oct 01, 2012 17:15 pm

Thanks. Yeah I didn't need redtube at that point in the afternoon :)

I'll have a look at stumbleupon - sounds good. I actually used up a lot of my day browsing pro race, imagining I was a defence lawyer, watching the Paul Kimmage coffers mount up.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby craprider » Wed Oct 03, 2012 07:27 am

alan sherman wrote:Youtube? There are some amazing videos CATS

Playing the piano
being tickled
chasing laser pointers


There, i fixed it.
agreed though, related videos gets you to some weird places.

Stumbleupon is great for time wasting.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby BowtomePhil » Wed Oct 03, 2012 07:35 am

You Tube and watch 70's wrestling....Classic era for British Wrestling (and I confess, I thought it was real, nobody could convince me otherwise. Just watched a few last night, how was I so stupid!)

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby craprider » Wed Oct 03, 2012 07:40 am

BowtomePhil wrote:You Tube and watch 70's wrestling....Classic era for British Wrestling (and I confess, I thought it was real, nobody could convince me otherwise. Just watched a few last night, how was I so stupid!)


Haha, i watched some recently. I love the blue rinse brigade in the front row.
imagine your nan screaming for Big Daddy to draw blood!

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby BowtomePhil » Wed Oct 03, 2012 07:52 am

Big daddy and giant haystacks came to where I live. I should have sussed it wasn't real when Giant Haystacks always ran off. I had front row, my mate was giving giant haystacks some stick. He lent over the ring and told him in no uncertain terms what he was going to do to him, my mate turned white, and he was black.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby symo » Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:50 am

Weeblstuff.com
+++++++++++++++++++++
we are the proud, the few, Descendents.

Panama - finally putting a nail in the economic theory of the trickle down effect.

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby mattwood » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:38 pm

I'd give a shout out to Cracked.com

Pretty good, and some of it is quite interesting, although very much for the US audience

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby meesterbond » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:44 pm

The 'what if' section of xkcd is my favourite place on the whole internet... followed by the cartoons

http://what-if.xkcd.com/

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Re: Recommend me a website

Postby dw300 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 13:08 pm

http://www.sickipedia.org/ - a bit of anti-PC relief

http://www.straightdope.com/ - interesting answers to questions you always asked yourself, bit like the 'What if' section previously mentioned.
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