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17.03.2013 08:42:45 ~ Happy Paddies Day!

Happy Paddies Day! Bacon gets it! source: imgur YAY! Yet another annual parade in the rain day, Before we disappear into town to celebrate in our customary fashion, we decided to share: Polar bears Everyone boasts of "Irish ancestry" today. But would you believe us if we told you Polar Bears can legitimately claim lineage? True story Patty's day? Marcus Campbell shares some Pronunciation Tips to ... [ read more ]

15.03.2013 12:45:03 ~ Muppets

Muppets "Why are there so many songs about rainbows, and what's on the other side?
 Rainbows are visions, but only illusions, and rainbows have nothing to hide.
So we've been told and some choose to believe it. I know they're wrong, wait and see.
 Someday we'll find it, the rainbow connection. The lovers, the dreamers and me." The opening verse of the opening ... [ read more ]

09.03.2013 11:32:34 ~ Justin Bieber, pop scrotum

Justin Bieber, pop scrotum Pop scrotum source: The Irish Sun Enough said... ... [ read more ]

08.03.2013 19:32:02 ~ ThingsTo: Kiss kiss bang bang

ThingsTo: Kiss kiss bang bang ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! Ironman3 is barreling towards us. Yay! Everyone knows we love Tony Stark playing Robert Downey jr. What may not be as well known is Shane Black is ... [ read more ]

10.02.2013 11:03:28 ~ You deplete me!

You deplete me! Share your love for the Hallmark holiday with this fantastic t-shirt! Valentine's day is almost upon us. While we're packing for a short holiday to Saudi Arabia (they even ban red objects on the 14th of Feb over there - clearly an awesome use of authority) for reasons that don't include a crushing loneliness, we said we'd re-share this ... [ read more ]

08.02.2013 07:59:02 ~ Community season 4

Community season 4 It's bacckkkk! source: Wikipedia We mentioned Community all the way back in 'ThingsTo #1'. Despite a few changes to the helm, the show is back with season 4. We're off to watch it now! ... [ read more ]

09.02.2013 10:50:41 ~ The magnificent Mr.T

The magnificent Mr.T World renowned as a fool pitying, Bad-Attitude, Sylvester Stallone punching, World of Warcraft wandering, Snickers sales-man - grabaGAFF takes a look at the man behind the chains. As a pale young lady growing up in South Tipperary all those years ago, I harbored a deep secret. Something I've never shared with another living soul; I really really wanted to ... [ read more ]

02.02.2013 11:37:18 ~ Oh dear...

Oh dear... Not a Django Unchained reference... source: imgur Not sure what to say about this one... ... [ read more ]

20.01.2013 11:35:57 ~ Arrested Development

Arrested Development Have you spent the last number of years lamenting the cancellation of this classic in your cold basement? Been amassing common household chemicals in proportions vaguelly hinted in 'Fight Club'? Surrounded by dozens of 'Fuck you Fox' posters? Well lament no more you murderous lunatic, those delightful folks at Netflix are footing the bill and a fourth season of our ... [ read more ]

29.12.2012 13:25:10 ~ Ever after

Ever after Here we consider an emptiness in life and the act of filling... With Christmas shelved for another year, we can safely emerge from our penthouse of solitude and prepare for the New Year. And while the prospect of paralysis by alcohol holds a strong appeal, our time in the cold and dark over the festive season has given us time ... [ read more ]

10.12.2012 12:19:20 ~ It's beginning to look a lot like...

It's beginning to look a lot like... How can I offend thee? Let me count the ways ... * Happy insert appropriate holiday of choice here With the 25th of December drawing closer we'd have liked to have shouted out to all our friends who don't celebrate this particular festival... but legal stepped in screaming "Are you out of your ****ing mind you ... [ read more ]

04.12.2012 08:31:41 ~ Royal College of Surgeons Sandyford students

Royal College of Surgeons Sandyford students Studying at Reservoir House? Hungry? A tasty suggestion for students at the Royal College of Surgeons Sandyford! Disclaimer: I'm not your average foodie (being an ardent subscriber to the Homer's "food goes in here" school of thought). But I can appreciate a great meal, especially when it's presented as an experience. Introducing Pizzicato* While we were initially drawn to ... [ read more ]

09.09.2012 17:29:10 ~ Screw typing!

Screw typing! Every once and a while grabaGAFF will launch a feature so grounding breaking, so revolutionary, so goddamn obvious that we are rendered slack jawed in muted awe. This is not one of those times... D'uh! Mapping! Well, not mapping per-say. More the ability to know where you are and what's around you. A me-here-that-there-ility if you will. And we're finally gotten ... [ read more ]

14.10.2012 19:44:19 ~ ThingsTo: Read Douglas Adams

ThingsTo: Read Douglas Adams ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! Source: The man himself It’s an interesting project we’ve begun, to choose elements that we think are important that YOU try out, is quite a cocky idea if not ... [ read more ]

08.09.2012 12:36:15 ~ ThingsTo: Way of the gun

ThingsTo: Way of the gun ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! ThingsTo #5 Watch 'Way of the Gun' In an effort to appear to actively evangelise the various ThingsTo items we suggest and not give the impression we're ... [ read more ]

08.09.2012 11:24:14 ~ ThingsTo: Strangers (on a *)

ThingsTo: Strangers (on a *) ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! ThingsTo #4DO - strangers on a * Least imaginative related image, Ever. Source: Wikipedia We enjoyed researching this one, but first things first: We're going to avoid commenting on ... [ read more ]

08.09.2012 10:30:02 ~ Introducing our mascot

Introducing our mascot Every enterprise should have a mascot. MGM have the lion, DC have Batman and YTMND has Sean Connery. They are an embodiment of the spirit and qualities innate to each endeavor, a source of strength and solace. Seeing that grabaGAFF.com is an enterprise of sorts, albeit a half assed and scarcely competent one, we've decided that we too ... [ read more ]

08.09.2012 10:02:20 ~ ThingsTo: Jobs well done

ThingsTo: Jobs well done ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! ThingsTo #3 DO - The hat tip Pictured: a hat. Missing: tipping Ever been employed? Thankless pain in the ass, isn't it (or a 'hole pain', as we colloquially call ... [ read more ]

09.08.2012 08:54:19 ~ ThingsTo: The Newsroom

ThingsTo: The Newsroom ThingsTo? A series of thoroughly un-researched suggestions of things for you to see, listen, watch and do this college semester from the grabaGAFF gang. It's like the bucket list, but different! ThingsTo #2: Watch Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" Jeff Daniels being a complete anchor Source: HBO Anyone who's spent a few seconds on our about us page will have figured this was ... [ read more ]

05.09.2012 13:56:46 ~ It's ON! Black Mesa:source style!

It's ON! Black Mesa:source style! Black Mesa Source source: BMS Here at grabaGAFF.com we appreciate the classics (and hate Robyn Fenty). So when we learned of the beginning of a count-down on BlackMesaSource.com we got more than a little excited. We're literally wishing our lives away in anticipation of this!! In other, unrelated, news Development of GaG is scheduled to have a small hick-up ... [ read more ]

04.09.2012 12:27:29 ~ Disclaimers

Disclaimers We've been putting a lot of thought and effort into improving the level of privacy here lately (coming soon!), which has veered our thoughts back to the various legal and privacy related disclaimers that litter grabaGAFF.com. Originally intend as a CYA when we ran an ill-fated user forum, our privacy and disclaimer policies have languished, unloved, for many years. Sadly such ... [ read more ]

25.08.2012 13:15:22 ~ The difference between an apartment and a flat...

The difference between an apartment and a flat... Apartment Flat And the difference is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!! Zero, zilch, nadda! They're interchangeable, albeit different countries will favor one over the other. Consequently we're removing 'flat' as a property classification option because our marketing department says so and we're contractually obliged to obey them. ... [ read more ]

24.08.2012 16:58:26 ~ ThingsTo...

ThingsTo... Sry? What now? Every once and a while one of us (or, an esteemed friend, colleague, neighbor, friend of neighbor, barman, barwoman, space cosmonaut, janitor) will share an experience, idea or whatever falls outside the concepts of experience and ideas, that we find SO awesome we feel we have to share it. We hate facebook (did we just say that out ... [ read more ]

13.08.2012 16:10:11 ~ Soft launch: We blue it!

Soft launch: We blue it! FINALLY credit: Dreamworks Once upon a time we embraced mother nature and became 100% greener. Today, with a sense of the end to recession beckoning seductively from over the distant horizon, we cast off our sense of environmental responsibility and reach for the SKY! Gone are the heavy shackles of a drab green and myriad grays, replaced by ... [ read more ]

26.07.2012 11:25:20 ~ Public service announcement

Public service announcement The following has been well known in the design and development community since 2007, but as the games have arrived we felt we should share with a wider audience. The venerable Olympic rings Source: Wikipedia Citius, Altius, Fortius Designed for the International Olympic committee in 1912 and debuted at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics, the five Olympic rings (above) represent the five ... [ read more ]

23.07.2012 12:28:24 ~ A call to Arms

A call to Arms Sign up now! Source: J.M.Flagg (1917) Skip the sales pitch: Add my property Notice the stir in the air? That's students, masses of them, just over the horizon. All of them looking for somewhere to live for the duration of the coming semester. And you could be that roof over their head, if only you could reach them somehow... Enough of ... [ read more ]

23.07.2012 12:28:24 ~ A call to Arms

A call to Arms Sign up now! Source: J.M.Flagg (1917) Skip the sales pitch: Add my property Notice the stir in the air? That's students, masses of them, just over the horizon. All of them looking for somewhere to live for the duration of the coming semester. And you could be that roof over their head, if only you could reach them somehow... Enough of ... [ read more ]

22.07.2012 12:08:18 ~ I think it's broken!

I think it's broken! Ermmm... source: unknown Over the coming days we'll be rolling out the new (and partially improved) grabaGAFF website. And while we've planned against it, there is the possibility that things could break here and there for a short period of time. In the event that this happens to you, please accept our apology and bear in mind we're ... [ read more ]

22.07.2012 12:08:18 ~ I think it's broken!

I think it's broken! Ermmm... source: unknown Over the coming days we'll be rolling out the new (and partially improved) grabaGAFF website. And while we've planned against it, there is the possibility that things could break here and there for a short period of time. In the event that this happens to you, please accept our apology and bear in mind we're ... [ read more ]

18.07.2012 11:11:00 ~ Meet the Team

Meet the Team Who is Mysterion? source: Leslycorazon.wikispaces.com Ever lay away at night wondering who has that much free time one would need to try help those in need of student accommodation? What would such a person look like? Are they even real people? Or strange hunched mole-people? Or monkeys? Lots and lots of monkeys running some program that prevents gaffes like ... [ read more ]

07.07.2012 12:14:21 ~ Counter-Strike:Global Offensive

Counter-Strike:Global Offensive Counter-strike: GO Source: VALVE All work on grabaGAFF has been temporarily suspended as we get to grips with the beta of VALVE's new online shooter. :) ... [ read more ]

10.10.2011 12:51:36 ~ First!

First! Some memes need to die faster than others! This one should be first... ... [ read more ]

10.10.2011 12:51:36 ~ First!

First! Some memes need to die faster than others! This one should be first... ... [ read more ]

07.04.2012 20:12:06 ~ Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished We don't pretend to know the first thing about the law, but we're very pleased to learn the FunnyJunk lawyer Charles Carreon has dropped his baffling lawsuit against the always great The Oatmeal site. Also, with today being the fourth, and in honor of our America friends, we've just finished watching an exciting dramatisation of a great victory against that ... [ read more ]

07.04.2012 20:12:06 ~ Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished We don't pretend to know the first thing about the law, but we're very pleased to learn the FunnyJunk lawyer Charles Carreon has dropped his baffling lawsuit against the always great The Oatmeal site. Also, with today being the fourth, and in honor of our America friends, we've just finished watching an exciting dramatisation of a great victory against that ... [ read more ]

24.06.2012 09:20:09 ~ In Progress

In Progress Tireless development? Credit: Kev GaG redevelopment continues in its typical, orthodox manner. Never let it be said that we don't spend our precious Saturday nights poorly. Also, our developers have a great eye for pillows! ... [ read more ]

24.06.2012 09:20:09 ~ In Progress

In Progress Tireless development? Credit: Kev GaG redevelopment continues in its typical, orthodox manner. Never let it be said that we don't spend our precious Saturday nights poorly. Also, our developers have a great eye for pillows! ... [ read more ]

23.11.2011 10:49:37 ~ I'meh legend

I'meh legend The last man on earth is not at home.. An unnecessary amount of zombies were harmed in the making of this video. In cinemas next year. Copyright XMIIX. In Technicolor. Coming Soon. ... [ read more ]

23.11.2011 10:49:37 ~ I'meh legend

I'meh legend The last man on earth is not at home.. An unnecessary amount of zombies were harmed in the making of this video. In cinemas next year. Copyright XMIIX. In Technicolor. Coming Soon. ... [ read more ]

18.06.2012 10:10:06 ~ Operation BearLove Good. Cancer BAD.

Operation BearLove Good. Cancer BAD. Operation BearLove Good, Cancer Bad. Credit: The Oatmeal For those of you trapped in 1955 dancing with their mother for the past few weeks, we'd like to bring to your attention the less than amusing battle growing between The Oatmeal and FunnyJunk: The Oatmeal blog post Arstechnica coverage We can't help but get a little depressed at the thought that ... [ read more ]

13.10.2011 10:10:48 ~ Blog

Blog Productivity, GaG style! Pictured: El Presidentie. Not Pictured: A plan. Rolling like it's 2004 baby! We've been building the latest version of GaG when some idiot suggested we document the experience ala the amazingly poor but still published for posterity 'developer diaries' from 2004. Except this time it'd be in blog format, the way it should have been in 2004. And, just ... [ read more ]

13.10.2011 10:10:48 ~ Blog

Blog Productivity, GaG style! Pictured: El Presidentie. Not Pictured: A plan. Rolling like it's 2004 baby! We've been building the latest version of GaG when some idiot suggested we document the experience ala the amazingly poor but still published for posterity 'developer diaries' from 2004. Except this time it'd be in blog format, the way it should have been in 2004. And, just ... [ read more ]

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