Brian Lucey

Brian Lucey

  • Commented on The coming storm
    Who had "Iran Pakistan war" as a wildcard?...
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: Season of Skulls
    This did seem quite American :(...
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: Season of Skulls
    Not just Australia that has some long lived oral tradition that encodes geology! https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ten-ancient-stories-and-geological-events-may-have-inspired-them-180950347/ the Rama's Bridge and Klamath Lake are 5-7k years old....
  • Commented on I should blog more, but ...
    Yes Baal seems too obvious. I can see The Problem Under Palmyra as a nice short fanfic...
  • Commented on I should blog more, but ...
    Yes Baal seems too obvious. I can see The Problem Under Palmyra as a nice short fanfic...
  • Commented on I should blog more, but ...
    Can I move away from the discussion on computer obsolescence for a moment? It's that or talk about how in 1985 I had a desktop computer with a 5 megabyte hard disc internal drive which was the wonder of the...
  • Commented on I should blog more, but ...
    Nicotine is a wonderful blissful drug. As an ex smoker I have to constantly sublimentally remind myself that taking up the vaping it's not a good idea. If you have never smoked you don't get how incredibly addictive it can...
  • Commented on Do my Laundry
    Rereading Apocalypse Codex ...who is Officer Green, who got owned by the senior auditor "I don't work for you anymore Michael" officer Green quavered "not this century you bastard" ??? From subsequent context that appears to be an officer who...
  • Commented on Pushing it back
    A good solid Silurian Hypothesis novel is needed...
  • Commented on Do my Laundry
    Back to the request. This post prompted me to go back and start rereading the entire thing from the start. I'd like to see some sort of resolution or nod to the other races that share this planet..Deep Ones and...
  • Commented on Do my Laundry
    I would love to get some clarity as to exactly how powerful Bob and Mo have become. It's clear that at some stage they transcended humanity but even after having read the entire series a couple of times I'm still...
  • Commented on Place your bets
    Even if convicted to prison time Trump won't go to any sort of regular jail. They'd probably detain him in a apartment complex newly designated as one. Or in officers quarters on a base....
  • Commented on Obligatory Hugo eligibility post
    20+ articles....was a mad year, a lots of stuff coming from the lockdown finally coming to fruition https://www.linkedin.com/posts/blucey_research-students-academicresearch-activity-6881975017404469248-fjme...
  • Commented on On inappropriate reactions to COVID19
    The Para's had already blooded themselves in Ballymuprhy a few months previous to Bloody Sunday and got clean away. They killed 9 innocents, and in some cases bragged about it after. They, among others, shot a priest going to give...
  • Commented on On inappropriate reactions to COVID19
    Ireland now has 78% 16+ pop fully vexed, and horsing it into the 12-15y olds before school opens next month. Thankfully, for a variety of reasons, there is little anti-tax sentiment here. It a combination of a reasonable level of...
  • Commented on On inappropriate reactions to COVID19
    OF COURSE its on Facebook OF COURSE its mostly populated by USAians...
  • Commented on Because I am bored ...
    1000% I have been driving for 37 years and and have never got a speeding ticket or a in fraction not because I've always driven perfectly but because of iv driven with the assumption that this is a deadly dangerous...
  • Commented on A death in the Firm
    Meanwhile https://news.sky.com/story/new-royal-yacht-named-after-prince-philip-to-be-commissioned-within-weeks-costing-as-much-as-200m-12292880 A quarter of a billion cash money for a royal yacht seems rather a waste no?...
  • Commented on A death in the Firm
    Re teabags In every shop large and small across Ireland, where tea is even more ubiquitous than UK,loose tea is sold. Proper tea not vile Tetley's and other drek...😁 Try this https://barrysteashop.ie/collections/loose-leaf-tea/products/barrys-classic-blend-loose-leaf-tea Don't know if they sell to UK anymore,...
  • Commented on Central Banking on Mars!
    Having been a burning clown car for the last several years the UK government has somehow stumbled in to the aura of competence in re Vaccination....
  • Commented on A Quick Infomercial
    Of the three authors only one is faculty at LSE. The others are a doctoral candidate at same and an assistant professor in HK, all three are research associates at an LSE research center....
  • Commented on A Quick Infomercial
    Charlie I'm a editor in chief for two mid-level academic journals, with about 15y editing experience at various levels. As it is in your world, in mine. Academic publishing houses are fast more baroque, fief ridden, siloed, then your might...
  • Commented on What happens now?
    Said person seems to have branched into writing a Qanon comic.......
  • Commented on So you say you want a revolution
    On bullshit and bullshitters, see Frankfort, "On Bullshit" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Bullshit and links therefrom...
  • Commented on So you say you want a revolution
    Ramekins That's what they are....
  • Commented on So you say you want a revolution
    56, Irish imperial is used solely and mainly for height, for some reason, in colloquial. "he's a good six foot" Everything else is metric. I was never taught imperial measures in school. From 1969 !!! school was metric. A slug...
  • Commented on So you say you want a revolution
    So long as Scotland leaves in a constitutional fashion, whatever that is in UK terms (in effect WM saying fine, go so) there is no Catalonia precedent ....
  • Commented on So you say you want a revolution
    I'm not sure anybody in the European Union will believe that Johnson will adhere to anything is signed up....
  • Commented on Countdown to Crazy
    In response to the statement this morning on Irish radio (https://twitter.com/morningireland/status/1325725852966019072?s=20) that a US=UK trade deal was not a priority (from a leading congressman) and in the teeth of repeated cross-party commentary that the IMB would scupper any such anyhow...the...
  • Commented on Countdown to Crazy
    OGH ... You seem to be getting more and more depressed about the possibility of the UK, or more likely England, coming through the next 5-years without massive socio political unrest. I'm interested know what was the tipping point that...
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