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By tigtog on January 14, 2014
I need sleep, but I can’t go to bed without sharing my newfound knowledge that Unicycle Hockey is a thing. A thing with leagues and tournaments and everything.
By Orlando on January 8, 2014
It looks like we need a spillover thread from the Totally Esoteric Thread, since Hildy and tigtog have lots to talk about regarding biomechanics, and I really want to ask kittehserf why that particular Louis. Feel free to chat, mingle, circulate and find out more about whatever thing it was that that person knows about […]
By tigtog on December 31, 2013
Another bonus Open thread for the festive season. Share your current delights and frustrations, your best/worst bits of 2013, your hopes/fears for 2014, or anything else you want to talk about right now.
By Mary on December 22, 2013
Feel free to talk services, observances, decorations, rushing, shopping, gifts, surprises, feasting and family traditions heart-warming and otherwise. If anyone making other seasonal observances wants to join the thread, please do.
By tigtog on November 23, 2013
Share your feelpinions, but please be spoiler-aware!
By tigtog on November 3, 2013
Architecture: all gargoyles are grotesques, but not all grotesques are gargoyles.
By tigtog on October 20, 2013
The trailer features all the Doctor’s incarnations and a selection of friends and foes. It’s not giving anything much away except a sense of portent:
By Orlando on October 10, 2013
The Eastern suburbs’ community radio station, Eastside Radio, which also happens to be a great jazz-specialist station, will soon be hosting their own World Music Festival right near Central Station. Saturday 19 October, 1-8pm, Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills, FREE.
By Orlando on September 19, 2013
In honour of annual Talk Like a Pirate Day, this week’s Friday Hoyden is being brought forward a day, and is the fearsome pirate admiral, Madame Ching Shih.
By tigtog on September 4, 2013
Oh please I really need some escapist distractions. Here’s something for you, what have you got for me?
By Mindy on August 14, 2013
There will be a Hoyden and Femmosphere meetup in Enmore on Sunday August 18 at 12 noon. See you there!
By tigtog on August 5, 2013
If you’re the sort of person who prefers to be surprised, do not click on this thread!
By tigtog on July 24, 2013
This video was sourced from amazing geek girls around the world, as well as from some awesome Geeks – you can submit your own sign at the tumblr.
By tigtog on July 17, 2013
Trailer for Star Wars Downunder. Star Wars Downunder is a 30 minute Star Wars fan film which finally answers the age old question, that has confounded many a film buff before: What would happen if you crossed Star Wars with an Australian beer commercial. Answer? Star Wars Downunder: an epic tale of the good, the bad and the thirsty.