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The Old Man

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The Old Man last won the day on July 5

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About The Old Man

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    The Time Is Near.
  • Birthday 03/18/1970

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    T'interweb, tech, used to love building bespoke PC and PC gaming, web design, watching good films and inspiring television. Wish I had time to read books, enjoy music but mostly TV and surfing these days due to lack of spare time and energy.
  • Real Name
    Graham P. Smith

What I like about MillenniuM

  • Favorite Millennium Episodes
    Kingdom Come
    The Judge
    The Wild and the Innocent
    Loin Like a Hunting Flame
    Force Majeure
    Thrones and Dominions
    Paper Dove
    The Beginning and the End
    Beware of the Dog
    Sense and Antisense
    The Curse of Frank Black
    The Hand of Saint Sebastian
    Goodbye Charlie
    Midnight of the Century
    The Mikado
    A Room With No View
    The Fourth Horseman
    The Time Is Now
    The Sound of Snow
    Via Dolorosa
    Goodbye To All That
  • Least Favorite Millennium Episodes
    A Single Blade of Grass
    ...Thirteen Years Later
    Seven and One
  • Favorite Millenium Characters
    Frank Black
    Catherine Black
    Peter Watts
    Lt. Bob Bletcher
    Det. Bob Giebelhouse
    Lucy Butler
    Jim Penseyres
    Mike Atkins
    Cheryl Andrews
    Lara Means
    The Old Man
  • Favorite Millennium Writers
    Chip Johannessen
    Chris Carter
    Darin Morgan
    Erin Maher & Kay Reindl
    Frank Spotnitz
    Glen Morgan & James Wong
    Ken Horton
    Michael R. Perry
  • Favorite Millennium Directors
    David Nutter
    Perry Lang
    Thomas J. Wright
    Winrich Kolbe
  • Favorite Millennium Seasons


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  1. High Plains Drifter, Joseph McBrayer

    So sorry for Joe. Thanks for the update, Randee. If you are in touch, please send him our warmest regards as Gotham says and tell him we're thinking about him and missing him. He promised to take me to a baseball game one day if I ever get across to the US, so he must get better as I'm holding him to it!
  2. Meaning of Your Name

    Ok, it's all good fun. Smith, such a common name! Here goes... Interesting, I'd always assumed it was something to do with Blacksmiths, which is the medieval term for metal workers. Join me down at the river for a blood letting ceremony and I'll tell you more.... Are we all sitting comfortably? Good. Then I'll begin... I don't know about any blacksmiths or metal workers in the family, but on my father's side of the family and according to word of mouth, apparently a few generations back (great, great, great grandfather or so), a young lad ran away from school in South Africa after being beaten by his teacher for spilling some ink. He stowed away on a sailing ship and when eventually he was discovered out at sea, they took a liking to him and he became the captain's cabin boy. The story goes that he grew up on the ship and became an apprentice ship's carpenter and learnt his trade. Years later, he came to England and met a nurse, got married and stayed here. Somehow the family came to live in Birmingham. My grandad who is 97, moved from Birmingham to North Wales when my dad and his brother were boys. He was a steam train driver, which was apparently a high paid job back then. He just came home from work one night and told his wife and kids they were all moving to North Wales, and he took a demotion to work on the rail tracks, which apparently was unheard of. One son became a joiner (aka carpenter), the other a long distance lorry (truck) driver. Now both have grand-children. No sign of any metal workers though, as far as I know.
  3. High Plains Drifter, Joseph McBrayer

    Thank you Randee, have been thinking about Joe all day. 🤗
  4. Rainbows and Lightning

    I honestly miss Erin so much. So frustrating we never got to say goodbye to her. Every time I see and read her posts, content, articles on the main site etc it breaks my heart. Hope her family are doing okay. We lost one friend too many. Please, no more.
  5. High Plains Drifter, Joseph McBrayer

    Absolutely gutted, poor Joe and his family. So caught up in my own problems this year, this really puts things into perspective. Huge hugs Joe, you can do this old friend. Thoughts and prayers for a speedy, strong recovery. X X X
  6. Hi folks, Over the last few months I've been ill since January so when I've been up to it, I've had some time to work on the Millennium Group Home Page and it has been updated with a lot of nifty new bells and whistles. You may have already seen it, as I left it live whilst working on it. I dropped a hint in the Chatbox some time ago that I was working on something cool, well at least I think it is! Here's a video or just head over to check it out and have a play with it! https://millennium-thisiswhoweare.net/homepage.php Firstly, and this was asked for very long ago by the amazing @ethsnafu (who would have to be the most patient guy in the world if he were still waiting for me to learn how to achieve this!), there is a now a faux modernised implementation of the much loved Millennium Group voice recognition log-in. Secondly, you can choose from the various Millennium characters who used the vocal log-in and some extra effects for fans of our Chatbox boom! The default voice is of course Frank Black. I've converted the Javascript framework over from Mootools to jQuery. I've also been having a play around with jQuery to try and learn more about it, and so the Home Page now has some new special effects, especially if you are using Firefox as your browser. For some reasons, there is occasionally some fast scrolling when opening and closing things in Chrome. I've updated the Settings Panel to give you more customisation options. You can now reload/refresh the page using the small button at the top right, to see the special log-in approved message at any time. You can play around with the vocal log-in, by clicking on the waveform. I've updated the Twitter live feed blocks which now auto update, to include news from the BBC, TIWWA and tech news from Ars Technica. Added a background image of the The Suchow (Soochow/Su-chou) Planisphere Added 2 default short cut links to M-TIWWA and the TIWWA forums, you can still add up to 3 more of your own. You can still use the Google Search for web pages and images, and search Wikipedia. When using Google Search, you can also filter/restrict the search results to TIWWA as shown in the video. Brand new pop up Date Picker to make changing your count down date much easier! Option to instantly reset all settings back to default and clear cookies. Hope you enjoy the changes and find useful ways to use the page, even if just for fun!
  7. Happy Birthday Sadeyes!

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  8. Happy Birthday Sadeyes!

    Wow, @Walkabout you throw amazing par-tays!
  9. Cherry trees and an ancient oak near the Cathedral.

    Wow! I love Cherry trees!
  10. I love this, what a lovely photo!
  11. Happy Birthday Sadeyes!

    Happy Birthday Alex! Have an amazing birthday! Graham
  12. Happy Birthday High Plains Drifter!

    Happy Birthday Joe! Have a brilliant day! From one Old Man to Another!
  13. Lucifer

    It's pretty cool and offers a lot for the price. You definitely get more value from it if you have a Amazon Prime. In hindsight, I probably would have got the version with voice control, but when you get used to selecting a few letters in the search box, you find it autocomplete your search words so you don't have to type the whole word or sentence out. I bought one primarily to watch the Grand Tour series but I really like it for the YouTube app on it as I don't have a smart TV. I had an email to advise there's a software update for it which ads new functionally so I should try it out.
  14. Fortitude

    I'm halfway through Season 2 binge watch of Fortitude, this series just keeps getting better and more and more creepy! It has a Thing/X-Files feel to it. Season 2 is brilliant so far. Brilliant acting, great writing, stunningly shot, hugely atmospheric, oh and really scary polar bears. What's not to like?! I have to record them all, another one of those addictive shows where one episode a week is torture.
  15. Lucifer

    Not seen it yet but noticed it's available on Amazon Prime (I occasionally one of those Firesticks), so I added it to my watch list a few months back.