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Forum: Sciences and Environment 22nd January 2015, 22:34
Replies: 455
Views: 24,351
Posted By Quail
Oat milk is nice and creamy. Though I didn't...

Oat milk is nice and creamy. Though I didn't drink tea or coffee much before I went vegan so I don't actually know how it compares.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 22:26
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
I guess the thing that sets public toilets apart...

I guess the thing that sets public toilets apart from stairways or whatever is that when you go to the toilet you're doing something that is generally quite a private thing, so experiencing...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 22:04
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
Pretty sure this isn't serious, but how would you...

Pretty sure this isn't serious, but how would you even enforce something like that? You can't tell by looking at a man if he's cis/het.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 22:02
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
I think that the potential impact of being...

I think that the potential impact of being harassed in a public toilet would probably be greater than that of being harassed while walking in a busy street...

Though having said that I have no...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 21:32
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
I think being on the receiving end of gendered...

I think being on the receiving end of gendered violence in a toilet is a pretty shit situation though, which could leave someone feeling as though they can't piss safely in public. But then... trans...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 18:04
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
Interesting. As far as I'm aware nobody has ever...

Interesting. As far as I'm aware nobody has ever complained about gender neutral toilets in the feminists spaces I've been part of but perhaps in a wider movement riddled with sexism there might be...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 22nd January 2015, 16:13
Replies: 155
Views: 6,229
Posted By Quail
In this country it's mostly events etc that are...

In this country it's mostly events etc that are organised by women and queer people which have gender neutral toilets.
Forum: Politics 22nd January 2015, 14:23
Replies: 117
Views: 3,397
Posted By Quail
Care to elaborate? You finding something idiotic...

Care to elaborate? You finding something idiotic isn't a valid argument against it.
Forum: Politics 21st January 2015, 09:52
Replies: 117
Views: 3,397
Posted By Quail
Okay... I think this thread is on the verge of...

Okay... I think this thread is on the verge of becoming a pointless flame-fest. I urge you all to engage with the meaningful points and stop with the personal insults. Any personal insults after this...
Forum: Politics 19th January 2015, 09:43
Replies: 29
Views: 962
Posted By Quail
I think it's hard to say, because obviously now...

I think it's hard to say, because obviously now I'm not very well off, communism would benefit me immensely, anarchist ways of organising can and do benefit me, etc. If I woke up tomorrow as a...
Forum: Sports & Health 16th January 2015, 14:07
Replies: 68
Views: 1,602
Posted By Quail
I'm probably somewhat biased as a vegan with...

I'm probably somewhat biased as a vegan with lactose intolerance... But I'd say if milk is making you ill, stop drinking it.

Depending on where you live and your budget, there are probably...
Forum: Learning 15th January 2015, 20:27
Replies: 82
Views: 2,160
Posted By Quail
30k words sounds like a lot. I don't know how...

30k words sounds like a lot. I don't know how many words my thesis was in the end. At the uni I went to, mathematicians don't get a word count, we just had to do somewhere between 40 and 60 latex...
Forum: Learning 13th January 2015, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Quail
Opposition to homosexuality is often rooted in...

Opposition to homosexuality is often rooted in sexism, which is not necessarily religious. Religious institutions may use sexism as a way of controlling people but sexism and homophobia are certainly...
Forum: Learning 13th January 2015, 14:59
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Quail
Many communists don't believe in marriage as an...

Many communists don't believe in marriage as an institution, and find an equality based on queer people better fitting in to a heteronormative society (i.e. one which promotes heterosexuality as the...
Forum: Sports & Health 13th January 2015, 14:46
Replies: 100
Views: 15,076
Posted By Quail
Toast with leftover super-strength garlic butter....

Toast with leftover super-strength garlic butter. Followed by gingerbread flavour soya dessert :drool:
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 12th January 2015, 09:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By Quail
I've never read it because I've heard it's pretty...

I've never read it because I've heard it's pretty terrible and I don't want to waste precious reading time on a terrible book promoting a world view I find repugnant. Though I am kind of curious...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 09:35
Replies: 82
Views: 2,160
Posted By Quail
I handed in my dissertation for my MSc...

I handed in my dissertation for my MSc Mathematics in November. I haven't actually been awarded the degree yet, but I voted Master's degree anyway because I've done all the work.

Man, I miss...
Forum: Discrimination 8th January 2015, 16:03
Replies: 135
Views: 4,488
Posted By Quail
I think that the point is that some people blame...

I think that the point is that some people blame the poor treatment of Palestinians at the hands of the Israeli state on Jewish people in general, so it is important to remember that as communists we...
Forum: Discrimination 8th January 2015, 13:11
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Quail
^ Ignore above poster. They're banned now. ...

^ Ignore above poster. They're banned now.

So, the results of my entirely scientific investigation are in:

Jeans in the menswear are limited to fewer colours - grey, brown, black, blue, maroon...
Forum: Discrimination 8th January 2015, 09:41
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Quail
I know right, what the hell is that about? As if...

I know right, what the hell is that about? As if women don't need to put things in their pockets.

On a more serious note though, I think there is quite a big difference between how acceptable it...
Forum: Sports & Health 7th January 2015, 17:35
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Quail
True, but this is only safe for a small weight...

True, but this is only safe for a small weight loss. I know someone who lost so much water weight for a weigh-in they had a seizure.
Forum: Sports & Health 7th January 2015, 16:32
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Quail
I just want to add that I want to get in shape...

I just want to add that I want to get in shape for healthy reasons, i.e., I want to fight in Judo competitions in a certain weight category and build up my general fitness. I have had plenty of...
Forum: Sports & Health 6th January 2015, 17:57
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Quail
Joined the group, so now I'm not only accountable...

Joined the group, so now I'm not only accountable to my diary, I'm accountable to *gasp* other people. Not looking to lose masses of weight but I feel a bit unfit at the moment (and have gained...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 5th January 2015, 19:57
Replies: 455
Views: 24,351
Posted By Quail
Sorry to just butt in, but no, I don't think this...

Sorry to just butt in, but no, I don't think this isn't what TFU is saying at all. At some point it may have been necessary to kill animals for food and clothing, but it certainly isn't now.

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Forum: Sciences and Environment 4th January 2015, 09:09
Replies: 455
Views: 24,351
Posted By Quail
Unfortunately this post is another kind of meat -...

Unfortunately this post is another kind of meat - SPAM. This is your first post so I'll just give you a warning and refer you to the rules....
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