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by mamuta
Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Talent
Replies: 18
Views: 3408

chiemdu wrote:i wish i knew whether i and my friends are talented or not.
...so try to check it! Sing or dance or play football or...whatever :lol:
by mamuta
Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Current News
Topic: death penalty once again
Replies: 17
Views: 28948

Suppose there is somebody who killed ten people in a bank robbery, then he regreted it. Should we pardon him? What about the family of the ten dead people? We don't have to consider their feelings? Where's the justice? It's not so simple: just imagine a drunk driver who killed ten people in an acci...
by mamuta
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Current News
Topic: death penalty once again
Replies: 17
Views: 28948

What's wrong with death penalty? We are not God, we are not infallible, we can't be sure if one is guilty or not and if he regrets enough to forgive him. But for me the main problem is how to measure crimes and faults? I think it is so subjective, sometimes we get involved in case so emotionally......
by mamuta
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Norway
Replies: 9
Views: 8218

Re: Norway

Fjords! They are just as splendid as I imagined them. Twenty-four hours of daylight (the village is beyond the Arctic Circle). There are no mornings, afternoons, evenings, nor nights. You simply go to bad when you feel like taking a nap. The are not many activities here I'm jealous! I've always dre...
by mamuta
Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American or Britain English?
Replies: 23
Views: 9155

Actually, I only write in English...and speak in my mind, don't even pronounce what I'm writing.:) because there's no one around here to talk in English. As to accent, I think that AmEn is hard to understand to me. Just like me! And I prefer British English, too. For me AmEn is slapdash and messy. ...
by mamuta
Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Talent
Replies: 18
Views: 3408

Re: Talent

Who do you consider a talented person? Or, what the criteria a man should have to be considered talented? For me a talent is a possibility which has been given to us. We can use it or not. If you support it with hard work you should gain really impressive effects. And there is one little difference...
by mamuta
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: Current News
Topic: Is China as totalitarist as we read ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5698

Don't be so merciles for xiaomifeng. It's not so easy to noticed the cage when you are inside of it.. :?
by mamuta
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: Current News
Topic: death penalty once again
Replies: 17
Views: 28948

I voted YES. It's a very difficult question, but I voted according to my beliefs.
by mamuta
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:23 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: lets discuss Russian literature
Replies: 23
Views: 19932

The Master and Margarita is my favourite! I've read many classic Russian writers and poets: Lev Tolstoi, Alexy Tolstoi, Dostoievsky, Gorky, Pushkin, Mayakovsky etc., but this one is very special. It's beyond me how he managed to wrote it in such grim and merciles times :? ...and it is so close to m...
by mamuta
Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Where do you like to go in 2007 vacation?
Replies: 72
Views: 34008

**Elena** wrote:Which Russian towns did you visit?
I was in Kiev, Rostov on Don (is it correct?) then I went to the mountains near Kazakstan's border (forgive me mistakes in names, please!). When I was returning to Kiev I spent 36 hours in the train... :roll:
by mamuta
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Traveling in your country
Replies: 1
Views: 2268

My country is a mosaic of miscellanious places: mountains, highlands, lowlands, lakes, seashore...everything you want. I recommend you to visit Krakow...very sophisticated city. Marvellous!
by mamuta
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Where do you like to go in 2007 vacation?
Replies: 72
Views: 34008

**Elena** wrote:I spent a week in Prague from 27th may till 2d june this year.
Oh, I think Ksju is a bit jealous now, she wrote she dreamed about it. Did you go by plane? Some time ago I've travelled in Russia by train and it was the longest journey in my life so far...
by mamuta
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Reading in English is a waste of time!
Replies: 83
Views: 150035

Re: Hand up!

...there are two kinds of reading. First kind: That you are reading a news paper, silently, without moving your lips, or hearing your ears. Second kind: That you are reading carefully and with well pronounciation, and at this kind, i find that i can improving my talking skill, find out new vocabula...
by mamuta
Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second chances
Replies: 59
Views: 23962

Re: Second chances

Ms.A.Z wrote:If God can forgive any crime made by human then why cant human forgive and give a 2nd chance to man kind like themselves!
OK, but I'm not so perfect... :?
by mamuta
Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Where do you like to go in 2007 vacation?
Replies: 72
Views: 34008

From your opinion which countries should be popular among Russian??? In my opinion: all on the whole world! :D I'll try to explain my astonishment in Prague: I saw there many Russian in guided tour or in school trips (they looked very young) so I started to consider if it is very convenient or very...
by mamuta
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Where do you like to go in 2007 vacation?
Replies: 72
Views: 34008

Ksju wrote:Oh my dream of course Prague...
I really hope that this year it finally happens!!!
I was in Prague two months ago, it's really marvellous place. I saw many Russian there and I was a bit surprised because of it: why it is so popular among you?
by mamuta
Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second chances
Replies: 59
Views: 23962

A girlfriend/ or wife is like a person that works in your 'company'(:arrow: she lives with you, raises your children, etc. ) : you hired her because she was suitable person for your 'company' (:arrow: she loves you, you love her, etc. ) and you in your turn pay her the salary (:arrow: it may be you...
by mamuta
Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second chances
Replies: 59
Views: 23962

Tora wrote:would you like to be given the second chance? :wink:
In my opinion: yes, but with a different person 8)
by mamuta
Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a mysterious phone call
Replies: 12
Views: 5873

Xkalibur wrote:...That's a huge job, man. :)..I've got more important things to do...I have no desire to do all those things. :roll:
...but I suppose you want someone to do all those things FOR YOU, pal :lol:
by mamuta
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: **A Woman/Man in the Earth **
Replies: 8
Views: 12167

Good luck! 8)
by mamuta
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: **A Woman/Man in the Earth **
Replies: 8
Views: 12167

Xkalibur wrote:also I need Ferrari. .. :)
Hmm, what about champagne and caviar, Xkalibur... 009? :D
by mamuta
Fri Jun 08, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: How useful will wind power be in the future?
Replies: 10
Views: 32782

There are lots of barriers hindering the development of the renewable energy sources in my country: legal and financial barriers, lack of information, difficult access to new equipment and technologies etc. For me important problem is to avoid conflicts with nature and landscape protection. There ar...
by mamuta
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: what country...??
Replies: 10
Views: 6392

Oriani, idalia - you are boasters! :lol:
by mamuta
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Only english speakers
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Do you have any Polish highlander in your family? You wrote Nowy Sącz and I immediately thought Zakopane... so many highlanders from Zakopane went to US :D
I wish you GOOD LUCK with your exams!
by mamuta
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: what country...??
Replies: 10
Views: 6392

In my opinion you should go to the country which is quite different than yours. Have you ever seen snow or icebergs? Or do you know something about mediterranean countries? What about Japan?
But if you want to go to a paradise, I recommend Cyprus - it's a real Eden.
by mamuta
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Only english speakers
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Good heavens, what is WSB-NLU? I've never heard about it! :shock:
by mamuta
Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: Fantasy novels, their artwork and synopsis
Replies: 29
Views: 25743

Firstly, as an author forgive me please telling anything without reading your novel. I've only read your book description and I'll try to express my impressions: - I classyfied your book as a novel directed to young people (are they your planned TARGET?); - your description is so accurate, that I st...
by mamuta
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stalking
Replies: 36
Views: 7318

.... Have you ever considered hiring Danyet as your bodyguard? :D :D :D It's a marvellous idea! Where are you, Defender of Galaxy? There is something for you: a beauty and a monster :D And forgive me joking, LennyeTran, please...and perhaps you should try this way: to start with mocking that guy :r...
by mamuta
Fri Jun 01, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: Fantasy novels, their artwork and synopsis
Replies: 29
Views: 25743

Hi, and congratulations! I'm a fan of fantasy and science - fiction novels. I prefer very simple covers: not so many colours, not so many symbols. Synopsis is important, I like to know something about author. In my opinion, you should decide first who is your TARGET: your potential reader and conseq...
by mamuta
Wed May 16, 2007 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help
Replies: 10
Views: 3424

My advice to you is to ignore him Three days or Four at least to see if he cares about you or missing you… Just to see if he is going to ask about you. Don't be hurried dear..maybe he will send msm to you…Who Knows :!: :!: For me it was an excellent advise. Did it work? And why are you so shy? Perh...
by mamuta
Wed May 16, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: She is too shy about verbalizing sexual needs and desires?
Replies: 15
Views: 8277

hmmm...it seems danyet based on his own experiences :lol:
by mamuta
Wed May 16, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you hate your school?
Replies: 16
Views: 18286

Chet Baker wrote:... why I should study something that I don't have any chance to use in the rest of my live, such as "Pure Maths" :?:
Are you SURE about what will you do in the rest of your life? No chances for changing? In my point of view as wide is your knowledge as better prospects and opportunities you have...
by mamuta
Tue May 15, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you hate your school?
Replies: 16
Views: 18286

I loved my primary school, I hated my secondary school and my opinion about studies is fifty - fifty. How should I vote? :roll:
by mamuta
Thu May 10, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Inspired By the Book "Around the World in 80 Days"
Replies: 33
Views: 12371

LennyeTran wrote:I'm afraid of height. :cry:
so can you fly by plain?
by mamuta
Wed May 09, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: where have you travelled lately?
Replies: 2
Views: 3173

I've been in a churchyard lately, too. :lol: I was in Prague (the capital of Czech Republic) and I was in an old churchyard in the Vysehrad district. What a marvellous place!
by mamuta
Wed May 09, 2007 7:38 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Inspired By the Book "Around the World in 80 Days"
Replies: 33
Views: 12371

...cruising only...Or you can do it by using other means of transportation such as taking a train, cab, camel, donkey, horse, or you can walk. Flying is way too easy. What about balloons? There are balloons' competitions in my town and I've dreamt about flying this way. I'm jealous because of their...
by mamuta
Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: What country do you like to know?
Replies: 12
Views: 7781

I dream about a very special holiday – nothing as typical as lying on the beach, sunbathing, swimming in a warm sea, not at all. I want to join to a small group of experienced travellers and start with a great adventure in Norway. I expect to see fantastic seashore with fjords, glaciers and enormous...
by mamuta
Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Children should take both parents' surnames.
Replies: 46
Views: 81670

Re: "Children should take both parents surnames."

pocahontex wrote:...it will make a long name. Sometimes you'll face a difficulty to write your name onto a test paper because there is not enough room to write such a long name.
I haven't thought about it but you're absolutely right!
by mamuta
Mon Apr 16, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think I should change myself?
Replies: 13
Views: 4265

Today I've learned a new well-known English saying: 'Stick and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me'. Is it really true? :?
by mamuta
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it's true: A global warming?
Replies: 71
Views: 35756

hey, you've promised something! :?
danyet wrote: ...Don't be lazy! If you are lazy then keep your opinions to yourself!
I cannot come to terms with your role as a defender of galaxy.... perhaps you are defender of Mr Ball? :roll:
by mamuta
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to make it get longer faster?
Replies: 30
Views: 6366

oh you...naughty boys...and girls :oops:
by mamuta
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Children should take both parents' surnames.
Replies: 46
Views: 81670

Thx LennyeTran for your fascinating family story :)
by mamuta
Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it's true: A global warming?
Replies: 71
Views: 35756

Thx :wink:
by mamuta
Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Children should take both parents' surnames.
Replies: 46
Views: 81670

Dixie wrote:... I don't think it's allowed for the children to have the surnames in different order. That would be a mess!
but you are not sure, aren't you? That's the point :roll:
by mamuta
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it's true: A global warming?
Replies: 71
Views: 35756

[quote="danyet"]Some of the worlds best weather scientists say that global warming is bunk...[quote]
Your 'most reliable hurricane forecaster' is Mr Nobody for me. He's only an emeritus. Let him go with the wind :evil:
by mamuta
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Children should take both parents' surnames.
Replies: 46
Views: 81670

...My first surname is my father's, my second surname's my mother's...this has changed and now you can have your mother's surname as your first...Children take their parents' first surnames... Hm, interesting. Now I see some problems. For example: you and your brother - is it possible you have diff...
by mamuta
Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Children should take both parents' surnames.
Replies: 46
Views: 81670

I agree, no problem for me, but I notice some difficulties in the future. How should we name our grandchilden? :?
by mamuta
Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To say "I love You"
Replies: 25
Views: 6141

Oriani, I'm really sorry about your friend. I hope time will help you.
And, dear fellows, it's a clue for us. Our poet said
Let's hurry up with loving people, they leave us so early We should remember it every day...
by mamuta
Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Current News
Topic: Television Programs Trigger Environmental Damage Should not
Replies: 4
Views: 5694

danyet wrote:Yawn! I think I'll take a nap.
Surprising for me but I agree with you... :? you'd better present your own opinion, wewe
by mamuta
Sun Mar 18, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: the highest place you would like to climb
Replies: 12
Views: 6174

Los Andes...for me sounds fantasitic and mysterious. I wish I will go there but I'm sure it would never happen :( ...so many brilliant places I've never been so far. The main consolation is that the mountains always ARE