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who will be very interested in this service.
And I spent, once more, about £4 on AQA this weekend.
It told me Nick Cave's birthday though, so it was cash well spent.
This is the man I was thinking of.
Good question. You should ask AQA - and I'm sure the person you don't like would be interested to know the answer.
twentynine... very efficient
i'm on the edge of my seat
Where's my answer you free fucking bastards? :(
It was DiS-centric, that's all I shall reveal until they provide answers.
a.k.a 82275? And they've been about for a few years now.
I remember getting my first 3 questions free from them.
Infact, I regularly get text's from them giving me free questions hoping i'll start using again.
could be wrong, but i think aqa started first. 82ask is also more corporate-driven (aimed at businesses).
'AQA: Julio Baptista is not bad at football. It's just that managers haven't worked out how to use him to full effect. He needs time and a lot of faith'
Question: why is Julio Baptista so bad at football?
...trying to think of a question that's near impossible to answer?
'if everything is solid, gas or liquid, what is fire?'
drownedinsound... or ask why a particular user is such a bell... usually get some good answers
"Fire is neither solid, liquid nor gas but the movement of electrons. It is not a state of matter, but matter that is changing form."
...about the battle of the bands I'm going to tonight.
1) how many cigarettes can you fit in a penguin's mouth
2) how many big macs could you fit in the titanic
3) why did kid a only get a 4
asked what is the worst question they have ever been asked. Awaiting response.
say this one
I used to work for AQA. Didn't know it was still being used!
and their marketing has gone into overdrive over the last few weeks. they were giving away free 'aqa cocktails' (whatever those are) last week in london and they're also bringing out a cd containing some of the bands they've been asked questions about, including popular workshop and emmy the great.
[ps. i work for them. but not as much as i used to]
for answering these questions?
if you pay me.
whats the going rate?
I spent a good couple of weeks of my holidays working for them, and ended up earning about £100. Got a bit tedious in the end though.
"As special as you are, AQA believes Kaka's beliefs would be tested but not broken by your offer of marriage. Kaka tithes his income to the church"
Wow. And. Sad.
AQA: 'Oscar Wilde was bissexual. He was imprisoned in 1895 for gross indecency- homosexual acts. He had a number of lovers of both sexes in his life'
Fancies Manda Rin AND John Disco
good work as ever mr mahon
unless they do it glibly
how long does it take?
OK got it.....yup its a glib easy answer....i.e. the minimum that they could get away with, not answered the spirit of it. Just answered me as if I were a child or a tabloid reader.
What was the question, and what was the answer?
Q: What's the first question on my Higher Maths Exam tomorrow?
A:AQA can't reveal what will be on exam papers. AQA is sure you will have no trouble with the questions, as you are well prepared & have worked hard.
Q. Is the Pleasure Unit in Bethnal Green really as much of a dump as my friend says it is?
A. Apparently, the colour brown is used a lot in the Pleasure Unit. Plus, there's a massive pillar in the middle of the stage. Maybe worth just 1 visit.
I'll show you the text if you don't believe me. It's uncanny.
That truly is amazing! I'm intrigued as to their methodology.
Especially as it's all in the second paragraph of his post: http://drownedinsound.com/articles/1958427
I'm actually a bit freaked out.
that one of aqa's 700 or so researchers might've been to the pleasure unit before.
but it's the (probably coincidental) fact that their answer was very similarly worded to the post I was thinking of which amused me.
Google "Pleasure Unit", "Bethnal Green" and "dump", or whichever search terms you care to use, and see how many pages you have to scroll through to get to Stealthy's post.
Q: 'why am i such a douche bag'
A: a douche bag is a devise used to introduce water into the body. it also means someone whois annoying. AQA thinks you must haveannoyed someone'
...the actor David Spade?
AQA thinks Joey is simply lucky enough to possess similar genes to that of David Spade. There may be some unknown relationship within his heritage.
Responce of the day.
agree on the ponce bit.
but but....I didn't do it.
I shall be lenient on this occasion. But I still regard you as an accomplice after the fact.
I'm not really as mean as Jamie_Summers.
what is the hilarious response to: "Euripides trousers?"
all I got was some ridiculous blibba blabba about something he invented. DAMN YOU AQA!
Actually, my friend asked it, but I predictive-texted for him. I think it involved who had ever sold the most tinned goods, or something like that. For some reason they couldn't find the answer, but they said, 'Heinz and Coca-cola would be contenders.' And they apologised.
I asked where Jean Baudrillard is buried, it told me he's still alive!Either shoddy research or his death was some postmodern conspiracy. Who do I complain to?
Did it really? Nice.
I text them back saying they were misinformed, their reply:
"AQA apologises for the incorrect information and will update its database. Some random trivia: no word rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple"
I am placated for now, or at least until I think of a word to rhyme with one of these.
"What is the difference between an assumption and a presumption?"
Apparently "Assumption is an acceptance that something is true without question or proof. Presumption is to believe that something is true, without certainty".
Thank fuck that's cleared up. I'll sleep sounder in my bed tonight!
my flatmate asked AQA that exact question a while ago.
that wasn't a very AQA response.
i'd adopt if i were a lady.
i'm off to bed.
A: AQA believes that the physical act of love typically occurs between getting into bed and sleep itself. As sleep induction starts on average between ten minutes and an hour before full sleep patterns are detected in the body, and the average adult household owner getting seven hour's sleep from 11 o' clock, we'd say around 10:35am. Opinion polls show that those who believe they have experienced love at first sight do so predominantly during journeys to and from the workplace.
i made it up.
Like i did all the others.
aren't you just a sherlock.
A: AQA is a text service that...[blah blah blah]
A: AQA suggests that you are living in an area of disproportionately regular annual rainfall. It is not, as pop music would suggest, because you lied when you were seventeen. We trust you didn't.
A: AQA feels that this question would be better directed to your lawyer.
A: All humans emit frequencies that for the most part are either too high or too low to be heard. The nervous system and circulatory systems vibrate at high and low frequencies respectively, to the extent that they cannot be heard naturally by the human ear. Please don't call AQA Kenneth.
A: I don't know.
A: I can't answer that.
yesterday I received the following text at stupid o'clock in the morning:
"Gaylord is a real name for a boy. It is French in origin and means happy, strong, brave and noble. Gaz is a 'massive' gaylord: strong, brave and noble".
I'm not sure what question was posed to AQA to get that answer.
"Why is Gaz a massive gaylord?"
Im a retard (and a gaylord)
AQA: Heartbrokenstar is a 23 year old Welshman called James Ainsworth. He is doing a Masters Degree at Cardiff and music is his life.
a google search for heartbrokenstar leads direct to his DiS profile, which links to myspace and others. so if they investigated the sites he writes for they could see they're all music sites.
so yes, THOMMO (as above). yes i am. :-P or something.
Will it send me texts that cost moeny or soemthing????
The first one is free, and after you see what a good idea it is you start paying for it. Same principle drug dealers use.
if you text a question to 63336 it'll cost you £1. it won't send you spammy crap you don't ask for.