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    Yesterday, 23:06
    I reckon these bounce back loans and top ups will lead to a huge wave of insolvencies in a few years, when it dawns on some directors that it isn't...
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    Yesterday, 22:59
    I'll need one of those if/when Boris bottles it and caves in to the EU (which I'm fairly sure he is currently doing, although I'll be pleasantly...
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    Yesterday, 22:55
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Got in car crash in General
    Might be OK with some new panels, and they can bend a whole car frame back straight on a large jig. But it's mostly the labour costs these days...
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    Yesterday, 22:49
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Fair Cop II "The Sausage" in General
    Nope, but they're red hot on speeding, like this lot of clowns I snapped on my mobile as I drove past the other day :rolleyes:
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    20th November 2020, 12:47
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Cipher Command in General
    Yep, I can go along with most of that, and I've often said much the same, but I don't agree with 3c03538c036
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    20th November 2020, 12:45
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Is Priti a bully? in General
    Absolutely! No doubt sheep think a sheepdog nipping at their ankles is "a nasty piece of work", but the sheep need herding all the same!
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    19th November 2020, 13:45
    OwlHoot replied to a thread DOOM: Food problems in General
    Nothing if it's a proper Cornish pasty you can drop down a tin mine shaft, and when you reach the bottom to check, it's fine and still in one piece!...
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    19th November 2020, 13:41
    Indeed. The Indo-Europeans were also the first to tame and ride horses, which would probably have helped their migrations & conquests. (Actually,...
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    19th November 2020, 13:35
    Because Cornwall is remote even by Devon standards. For me, living a few miles north west of Tiverton, a drive to say Truro would take a good two...
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    19th November 2020, 09:32
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Good Law Project in General
    OG is projecting, by posting an acronym that applies mainly to Remainers like himself ("You Lost, Get over it") :rolleyes:
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    18th November 2020, 21:17
    OwlHoot replied to a thread DOOM: Food problems in General
    Unfortunately, botulism looks OK and smells OK :eek:
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    18th November 2020, 21:12
    There are quite a few Indo-European words that have hardly changed in 8000 years, and in some cases probably 100,000 years or more (not that the...
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    18th November 2020, 17:24
    Ditto, and where I am on the southern part of Exmoor, we aren't even beset by tourists and their traffic! :banana:
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    13th November 2020, 00:09
    OwlHoot replied to a thread DOOM: Stonehenge in General
    :bang: Mind you, Newgrange in Country Meath would make a great spot for a multi-lane motorway roundabout! Seriously, I think a long tunnel is a...
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    13th November 2020, 00:05
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Fight... in General
    Is this a sign Boris is wobbling and going soft on Brexit now Biden has been elected? :mad
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    11th November 2020, 19:21
    OwlHoot replied to a thread DOOM: CGT in General
    I wonder how long it will be before they start bumping up inheritance tax too, treating it like income tax ! :mad
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    4th November 2020, 08:12
    OwlHoot replied to a thread New features wish list in General
    Oh that. I thought NAT was talking about German motorways!
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    3rd November 2020, 21:25
    Once she's trained, she should do as she's biden (Haven't read the thread yet, but I bet someone beat me to that!)
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    2nd November 2020, 23:21
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Doom: Panic Buying... in General
    FFS! You'd think after the last lockdown these mutton-headed imbeciles would have taken the opportunity to buy and put aside a few extra supplies of...
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    2nd November 2020, 23:17
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Five ⭐️ thread in General
    Trivia: George Washington was the only US six star general there ever was, or will be.
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    2nd November 2020, 23:13
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Cater Allen New Website in General
    Oh feck, I wonder what it will make of the tilde in my password! :frown I suspect if your password is "; delete from account_table where 1=1;" all...
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    2nd November 2020, 19:16
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Extinction millenium in General
    20 Odd Slang Terms and Activities from the Roaring Twenties That Prove Young People Have Always Been Confusing edit: Oh, I've just gone and...
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    2nd November 2020, 18:58
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Random emoticons in General
    As you must use it so often, I'd have thought you could find while blindfolded! :laugh
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    2nd November 2020, 18:55
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Cater Allen New Website in General
    Are you saying that paying a VAT bill was potentially the most important last task you had to do in this life? :rollin: Sort of reminds me of...
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    2nd November 2020, 05:23
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Extinction millenium in General
    Yup, and the word is a similar construction to "neer do well" which I think was Tudor slang from around the same time.
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    1st November 2020, 17:46
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Cater Allen New Website in General
    Oh God, nor more of them. I live on Exmoor, and mobile coverage here is as bad as it was in medievil times! Sometimes I have to wait several...
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    1st November 2020, 17:42
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Cater Allen New Website in General
    Why did they have to mess around with the old website? It seemed perfectly OK to me. :confused: (Haven't tried to use the new one yet)
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    1st November 2020, 17:41
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Doom: English Lockdown in General
    True, but if pubs and non-essential shops are all shut then there will be less reason for most people to be out and about on the roads
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    1st November 2020, 17:39
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Male Chastity in General
    Is that the Bluetooth model that a hacker can lock shut? :laugh
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    30th October 2020, 11:39
    OwlHoot replied to a thread Extinction millenium in General
    Nah, for once the learned Dr Johnson was barking up the wrong tree! It was originally Elizabethan (i.e. around the time of Drake and Raleigh)...
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