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Spartak
03-08-2005, 16:46:14
AS part of my course, I need to deliver a 20 minute presentation and can't think of anything interesting to talk about. can anyone suggest something light, mildly amusing that won't be the slight be self referential, sport or work related?

20 minutes on gay twattery is not on the agenda....

Thanks lots.

Drekkus
03-08-2005, 16:48:19
"The funside of customs rectal exams"

protein
03-08-2005, 16:54:47
The history of martial arts development from the beginning in India, development in China and Japan to perfection in Brazil.

protein
03-08-2005, 16:55:32
The physics of Star Wars.

Spartak
03-08-2005, 16:56:23
Originally posted by Drekkus
"The funside of customs rectal exams" The Customs doctor is known as brownfinger :brwncard: :vom: Not something we have to deal with thank christ.

Spartak
03-08-2005, 16:56:51
Originally posted by protein
The history of martial arts development from the beginning in India, development in China and Japan to perfection in Brazil. Yeah, right. can you come and do it then?

Gramercy Riffs
03-08-2005, 16:59:50
Neighbours: 1986 to 1990 - From Daphne and Des to the Alessi Twins

Spartak
03-08-2005, 17:00:03
Originally posted by protein
The physics of Star Wars. I'm already considered a geek, I'm not sure how helpful that would be. Maybe particale physics as described by britney spears?

Immortal Wombat
03-08-2005, 17:24:09
The history of bean cultivation, and its importance to agricultural societies.

Spartak
03-08-2005, 17:25:38
really?

Immortal Wombat
03-08-2005, 17:30:05
might do as a last resort.

Cruddy
03-08-2005, 18:02:31
If it was me I'd do a 20 minute presentation on improving presentation skills.

Either that or the millieu (criminal underworld) structure of Europe. Might make them think twice before dissing me.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
03-08-2005, 18:08:01
Do a 20 minute presentation on the Singularity, or the hope of nanotechnology to extend lifespans indefinitely. Something that'll mess with their heads.

Spartak
03-08-2005, 18:15:17
Originally posted by Cruddy
If it was me I'd do a 20 minute presentation on improving presentation skills.


I wa sthinking about that but I guess its covered inthe course so I'd get accused of plaguiarism.

I also thought of 20 minutes of how not to do a presentation but then I thought that sucked too.

Japher
03-08-2005, 18:18:03
Salt!

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0142001619.01._AA240_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

Spartak
03-08-2005, 18:22:26
Hmmm. Nah to difficult...

Japher
03-08-2005, 18:25:12
Just read the book... I hear it's good. Either that or pick something out of:

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0679734163.01._AA240_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

Engineering disasters!

Japher
03-08-2005, 18:32:22
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0761563520.01._AA240_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

Why not? A presentation on presentations...

Immortal Wombat
03-08-2005, 18:48:20
Stylish Assassinations Through the Ages

fp
03-08-2005, 18:50:20
The 5 Best Poos Of My Life.

Japher
03-08-2005, 18:51:49
bowl movements... come now, be proper

"Why Chicks Don't Like You"

Lazarus and the Gimp
03-08-2005, 18:53:27
I did one of those workshops once. The topic I chose was "How to rule the world: Global domination in 5 easy steps".

fp
03-08-2005, 18:54:02
Originally posted by Japher
bowl movements... come now, be proper


I suppose you're right. How someone could narrow it down to only five is beyond me.

Spartak
03-08-2005, 19:31:45
Originally posted by Lazarus and the Gimp
I did one of those workshops once. The topic I chose was "How to rule the world: Global domination in 5 easy steps". :lol:

Provost Harrison
03-08-2005, 19:45:45
Originally posted by Spartak
AS part of my course, I need to deliver a 20 minute presentation and can't think of anything interesting to talk about. can anyone suggest something light, mildly amusing that won't be the slight be self referential, sport or work related?

20 minutes on gay twattery is not on the agenda....

Thanks lots.

Drat, when I first started reading I thought 'gay twattery is just the subject for you!' but you've dashed my homes.

So how's about k-hunts? :D

protein
03-08-2005, 20:06:07
Illicit drugs in our society. Which are the most enjoyable?

Spartak
03-08-2005, 21:58:50
I wouldn't know.

Venom
03-08-2005, 22:03:16
One of the subjects you know best. Wanking: The Joy and Pain

MDA
03-08-2005, 22:28:55
do a gluten talk!

Spartak
03-08-2005, 22:36:43
Originally posted by MDA
do a gluten talk! I already bore for England on that subject. I think it might be too much.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
04-08-2005, 00:13:04
How about promoting nuclear-powered space craft?

http://www.nuclearspace.com/a_liberty_ship.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaseous_fission_reactor

Spartak
04-08-2005, 00:15:06
Better... Maybe something APOD related?

alsieboo
04-08-2005, 00:59:02
I vote frogs. what happened to your frog avatar anywho, I miss it

fp
04-08-2005, 06:46:25
It just couldn't compete with mine. ;)

Dyl Ulenspiegel
04-08-2005, 09:04:33
The essence of Britishness in a globalized world.

Spartak@work
04-08-2005, 10:26:37
Originally posted by Dyl Ulenspiegel
The essence of Britishness in a globalized world. :vom:

The Norks
04-08-2005, 11:24:31
how about a talk on the lifecycle of moles? People don't spend enough time considering the velvet miner.

Funko
04-08-2005, 11:24:53
That has to be a euphemism.

Funko
04-08-2005, 11:26:04
And you could have "velvet miner's on strike" for impotence.

The Norks
04-08-2005, 11:27:14
gives a whole new meaning to going down't pit...

MDA
04-08-2005, 11:52:18
Hamster cheese and your health.

alsieboo
04-08-2005, 12:59:08
Originally posted by fp
It just couldn't compete with mine. ;)

frogs are way better than toads

Dyl Ulenspiegel
04-08-2005, 14:10:05
Originally posted by The Norks
the velvet miner.

:lol:

The Norks
04-08-2005, 17:21:26
a toad hopped into my living room off the patio a couple of nights ago- I don't know who was more shocked, me or him.

Looked a bit like my boss

Spartak
04-08-2005, 18:03:50
Originally posted by alsieboo
I vote frogs. what happened to your frog avatar anywho, I miss it By request ;)

Spartak
04-08-2005, 18:13:21
Thanks for all the suggestions. Gave me a laugh. I rmembered somethingw ork related I could use. After a little digging I even found the presentation I wrote for my former boss that I cana dapt. Inn other words, I don't have to prepare much! Hurrah!

(yes I know its famous last words and that I should take 9 x 20 minutes for every 20 minutes I deliver if I don't know the presentation well).

fp
04-08-2005, 18:17:24
Originally posted by Spartak
I rmembered somethingw ork related I could use. After a little digging I even found the presentation I wrote for my former boss that I cana dapt.

It hink yours pace barisb roken.

Dyl Ulenspiegel
04-08-2005, 18:19:32
Presentation title: "Bikng JOn ;iller"

Immortal Wombat
04-08-2005, 18:35:33
Just write a normal presentation and run it through this (www.weaver1.btinternet.co.uk/jm.html).

Provost Harrison
04-08-2005, 18:45:31
Originally posted by MDA
Hamster cheese and your health.

Dear [Tesco manager]

I have recently purchased a large ball of emmenthal cheese from your store and I was shocked and horrified to discover a hamster living inside of it! I demand an immediate refund and an investigation into how this could possibly happened.

Yours,

Disgusted from Eltham.

Spartak
04-08-2005, 20:18:00
Originally posted by fp
It hink yours pace barisb roken. :lol:

protein
04-08-2005, 20:42:15
Originally posted by Immortal Wombat
Just write a normal presentation and run it through this (www.weaver1.btinternet.co.uk/jm.html).
WOW! :beer:

Venom
04-08-2005, 20:50:05
Needs more erros in it.

MDA
04-08-2005, 21:53:27
A contrast/comparison of Star Wars and Catch-22.

We did it in intro Political Science in college. Fun class, thanks Mr. Peterson.

MDA
04-08-2005, 21:55:40
How-to technical presentations are good - like... how to change the oil in your car, Anything useful that not everyone knows how to do but you can explain in a way that is understandable to them.

alsieboo
04-08-2005, 22:11:50
Originally posted by Spartak
By request ;)

yaaaay!!

Drekkus
04-08-2005, 22:22:16
Originally posted by Immortal Wombat
Just write a normal presentation and run it through this (www.weaver1.btinternet.co.uk/jm.html). Only on level 5 drunkeness it gets to Hib Nukker level.

Immortal Wombat
04-08-2005, 23:03:39
It can get to Hib Nukker on level four. Level five takes you to the rather rarer Lpm >o;;er level.

Drekkus
04-08-2005, 23:33:11
Level 4 was far too comprehensible.

Funko
05-08-2005, 09:28:33
That Jon Millerify thing is brilliant. :lol:

Spartak@work
05-08-2005, 09:29:47
Has JM seen it?

Immortal Wombat
05-08-2005, 14:17:01
Dunno. Jon?

Drekkus
05-08-2005, 14:42:42
Did you make it, IW?

Immortal Wombat
05-08-2005, 14:48:38
Yes.

Drekkus
05-08-2005, 14:56:49
Cool.

MDA
05-08-2005, 14:57:59
i lovei t

ebst tool evah.

JOn Miller

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
05-08-2005, 21:35:36
You need to modify it to Jon Millerify a web page with HTML output. At last, we can read CG the way is was meant to be read, through the eyes of Kpm Nukker.