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    Today, 12:11
    Good luck with that, considering a lot of old railway lines have been built on, or used in part for roads and road viaducts. This all sounds like...
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    Yesterday, 15:45
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Daily Wail and ad blockers in General
    I've never understood why someone can't write a browser app which implements a "Freeze" toggle button - Press it and all the moving, dancing,...
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    Yesterday, 15:41
    Let me guess, it was a thread about AI auto-driven cars, and OG overreacted to someone saying that if a jaywalking kid is killed by one then it's...
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    12th November 2019, 17:44
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Why I've gone off Amazon in General
    What annoys me no end is the way Amazon "hijacks" search results, appearing near the top, but on being clicked the result in effect is: "This item...
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    7th November 2019, 09:35
    and the rest - I've been saying this for years. If Labour win, then don't expect even half of an inheritance windfall. You'll end up with practically...
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    6th November 2019, 13:19
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is this the end? in General
    I must be honest, in all seriousness it's rather puzzling how these jump starters with such large amperages aren't hideously dangerous. I'd have...
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    6th November 2019, 11:28
    That's handy - Hugh Jardon is registered on CUK, so I'll PM him .. :rolleyes:
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    5th November 2019, 16:36
    Just had a call from an agent to say RBOS are looking for some python developers at their offices near High Holborn, and I look like an ideal fit. ...
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    5th November 2019, 15:29
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is this the end? in General
    1000 Amps? Pah - You could barely jump start an obstinate donkey with that! 20,000 Amps is more like it. :smokin NOCO Boost Max GB500 20000 Amp...
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    5th November 2019, 15:20
    I stopped listening to Radio 4 quite a while ago when it became clear it has turned into Women's Hour 24/7 ? Nothing whatever against women, but I...
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    5th November 2019, 15:07
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Jacob Rees Mogg in General
    WHat did he say again? Some Latin quote from Cicero? :rolleyes:
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    5th November 2019, 14:29
    OwlHoot replied to a thread QC opinion in General
    Or (seriously) the Turks would have literally blown them to smithereens. Weren't Turkish soldiers, who occupied Greece back then, using the...
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    5th November 2019, 14:26
    OwlHoot replied to a thread QC opinion in General
    Itemized invoice from a QC: For seeing you the other side of the street -- 50 guineas For crossing the street to greet you -- 200...
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    5th November 2019, 14:20
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Shall I... in Brexit
    Doubtless true, but other EU countries are also currently stagnating to some extent - Only last week I heard on the radio that Germany was...
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    5th November 2019, 14:12
    Would have been better to manufacture a load of T-shirts with the logo "Rugby World Cup Ch mps". Then they'd only have to sew in or write with an...
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    2nd November 2019, 12:08
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Shall I... in Brexit
    Correction, if the Brexit party can win it, then vote BXP, otherwise vote Labour. Socialists will get in sooner or later, as soon as enough thick...
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    1st November 2019, 13:26
    You retard? :confused:
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    1st November 2019, 09:38
    I read (I think in this thread although I'll be darned if I can find it) about folks finding more and more interviewers using the gattling gun quick...
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    31st October 2019, 13:14
    OwlHoot replied to a thread 1 day to go! in Brexit
    Mind you, on the positive side, I've always maintained this whole Brexit saga so far has been quite like a secular rerun of the Reformation - When...
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    31st October 2019, 13:04
    OwlHoot replied to a thread 1 day to go! in Brexit
    "The Ides of March are come" (well October), and I was really hoping BoJo would pull a rabbit out of a hat at the last moment and veto the extension,...
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    31st October 2019, 12:55
    Stands to reason dunnit? I mean it's all Fatcher's fault! :mad
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    31st October 2019, 12:53
    That may be so in principle, but if the firemen had deviated from the "stay put" rule then any survivors and relatives of victims etc could sue for...
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    31st October 2019, 12:49
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is this the end? in General
    Or you could just jack up the car slightly, and leave it running for an hour or two with a brick on the accelerator, like coppers on night patrols...
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    31st October 2019, 11:53
    Time to bring in new train safety regulations methinks - From now on, anyone who wants a fried breakfast should only be allowed to cook on the roof...
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    30th October 2019, 10:51
    There's not much demand for 12 year old powder monkeys in the Navy these days. :rolleyes:
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    27th October 2019, 08:47
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is this the end? in General
    You know one can always fit a higher capacity battery, as long as it physically fits in the slot. I bought a lorry battery for my previous Jag and it...
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    25th October 2019, 17:59
    They used to train ferrets to pull cables through narrow gaps and tunnels. Sounds like one could do the same with rats. (Rats can also be trained...
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    25th October 2019, 17:57
    OwlHoot replied to a thread All dead in a few hours in General
    The world would be a much nicer and cheaper place with three quarters of the global population fecked orf, and would give the environment a respite...
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    25th October 2019, 17:54
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is this the end? in General
    Something else you can do is have a rotary battery switch fitted. By rotary I mean you have to turn it like a tap to close the contact, which is much...
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