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    I'm following the advice of AtW :eek: 8K...

    I'm following the advice of AtW :eek:

    8K upscaling may be good but its an awful lot of extra pixels to invent and 8K content won't be around in quantity for a while. I can also get the 4K model...
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    QE65Q95T or QE65Q800T

    What new TV?

    I like the Samsung as the LG OLED is actually too thin and looks warped to my eye :nerd

    Should I go 4K with the QE65Q95T with the invisible one connect cable or 8K splendour with...
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    I like faggots...

    I like faggots ;)
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    Why should I? The vendor should follow the...

    Why should I?

    The vendor should follow the rules and if they don't the rules should be changed to ensure compliance which is what appears to be happening.
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    That's a good move:grin The Chinese especially...

    That's a good move:grin The Chinese especially take the piss with VAT and postage taking advantage to our disadvantage:wink
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    Cartoon Nostalgia

    An old cartoon character came into my head the other day from my childhood, that good old varmint chasing Debuty Dawg. So I watched some of the old episodes on YouTube and had a great evening last...
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    I think the Arabs themselves, especially the...

    I think the Arabs themselves, especially the Saudi's are doing a good job with the killing, Trump is probably saving lives. The alternative with the Democrats will probably make the situation worse,...
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    Get a Marloe...

    Get a Marloe, I've got the original Cherwell and for the price is a very nice mechanical watch that looks good:happy
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    Spot the person who uses MSSQL. Learning SQL also...

    Spot the person who uses MSSQL. Learning SQL also entails learning the different syntax required for different DBMS. I prefer MySQL where you can do easy result set windowing with the limit clause....
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    There's a one hour free parking area by the long...

    There's a one hour free parking area by the long term car park about 3 minutes walk from the terminal. Enter the concourse road though and you'll need a credit card to get out:eek:
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    Dirty work and fiddly. Working in a hot loft or...

    Dirty work and fiddly. Working in a hot loft or damp basement or overflowing garage with stale air and ancient crap wiring isn't fun, A job for the youngsters unless one likes a permanently sore back...
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    Never used Twitter and it doesn't trigger me....

    Never used Twitter and it doesn't trigger me. just amused by the stupid lengths these businesses are going to to prove they're woke:puke:
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    Are you blacklisted?

    Not any longer according to twatter. So is Lewis's new black paint job a racist statement? Is it cos it's black? Perhaps the BBC needs to go back through old Dr Who episodes and clean up the master...
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    You'll find driving on the other side fine, just...

    You'll find driving on the other side fine, just position yourself on the correct side of the road and go. The issue tends to be junctions, different give way rules and many cyclists and trams in...
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    Why can't small businesses win big? By your...

    Why can't small businesses win big? By your measure when I'm competing against say Siemens who're a 1000+ times bigger for public sector contracts I should automatically lose but I don't, not...
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    Haven't a clue what racists want because I don't...

    Haven't a clue what racists want because I don't know any. I know people who have an aversion to others but not normally because of the colour of their skin although cultural differences do cause...
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    Freedom is alien to their belief, they're just...

    Freedom is alien to their belief, they're just thugs intent on criminal damage and self aggrandisement, Trump is right.
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    What are you on or are you always an obnoxious...

    What are you on or are you always an obnoxious prat like most of the posters on this thread? FTAOD Boris is dong a good job in difficult times much better than any alternative could do. Any one would...
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    Is the American civil war now deemed to be...

    Is the American civil war now deemed to be racist? Perhaps the descendants of slaves want to purge history so they can have collective amnesia of what happened and forget about the trials and...
  20. We are the least racist and most tolerant...

    We are the least racist and most tolerant society. If anything racism has grown not in regular society but in ethnic sub cultures to better sharpen the differences they want to project. Whole...
  21. Thread: Antifa

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    Antifa may be named as Anti fascist but in...

    Antifa may be named as Anti fascist but in reality they are fascists behaving much like the Nazi brown shirts pre WW2 and have been labelled terrorists because that's what they are in that they...
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    Ian Blackford Hypocrite

    Why Ian Blackford isolated himself after 600-mile trip to Skye home during lockdown | HeraldScotland
    Ian Blackford under fire after travelling 600 miles to Skye DURING coronavirus lockdown | UK |...
  23. Biden, he's more senile than Trump:eek What I...

    Biden, he's more senile than Trump:eek What I don't understand is that if the Dems think they have an open goal with Trump as the opposition why they put up a no hoper like Biden:rollin:
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    Scruples? Probably took the opportunity to jump...

    Scruples? Probably took the opportunity to jump before he was pushed, probably can't take the heat in Scotland:wave:
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    You're alternative is? We have the best that's...

    You're alternative is? We have the best that's available at the moment and I'd much rather have DC than AC and PM who lied and lied and lied to take us to war causing death and destruction that...
  26. Also bollocks. At that point it was a Far East...

    Also bollocks. At that point it was a Far East problem like SARS and MERS and they'd have looked silly locking down if it turned out to be a damp squib. Covid spreads and kills as it will and what...
  27. Utter bollocks are you suffering from something?

    Utter bollocks are you suffering from something?
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    Positive effects

    I was always intrigued why the MIL and cohorts could rack up substantial amounts in their bank accounts whilst living on the minimum state pension. I knew how but am now in the same position:) It's...
  29. Thread: Stay Alert

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    Yes the dickheads are still prevalent:tumble:

    Yes the dickheads are still prevalent:tumble:
  30. Thread: Stay Alert

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    I see the dickheads are out in force on this...

    I see the dickheads are out in force on this thread
    :spank::tumble:
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    Are you the guy who used to spam me with adverts...

    Are you the guy who used to spam me with adverts for high yield developments in various cities? Finally managed to block their emails by finding a unique tag in the email text:wave:
  32. Is this a competition? When the 2nd wave hits...

    Is this a competition? When the 2nd wave hits will it be the same story? Do we just look at absolute numbers or rates per million which shows a different story? As we count a Covid death as anyone...
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    My parents in law took their Marina to South...

    My parents in law took their Marina to South Africa in 1976 and as far as I know its still running:banana:
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    With changes to road tax and stupid pricing where...

    With changes to road tax and stupid pricing where even cheap BMW's can cost north of £40K when optioned up I'll be sticking with my five year old diesel estate and it can just run and run:freaky:...
  35. Poll: If there is a vaccination available I guess it'll...

    If there is a vaccination available I guess it'll be effectively mandatory if you want to join others doing stuff such as working in an office, cruising and so forth. Insurance companies will...
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    All blockchain does is provide great certainty...

    All blockchain does is provide great certainty that a sequence of transactions hasn't been tampered with, how will that transform IT services which for the most part aren't simple transactions? You...
  37. I'd like to see the charisma free zone that...

    I'd like to see the charisma free zone that inhabits the labour upper echelons achieve anything never mind make a positive contribution to the current situation. If they'd have been in charge we...
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    Ah so Merkel has fooked up again by buying flu...

    Ah so Merkel has fooked up again by buying flu vaccines for last years flu that don't cure Covid19 and won't cure Covid20 and won't cure winter 2020 flu. All at a time when Germany might be getting a...
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    Sprogtastic ...

    Sprogtastic

    :yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay:
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    Agree but I'm investing for potential benefits...

    Agree but I'm investing for potential benefits rather than possible returns. Not a lot and I can afford to lose the money being invested but some of these companies if not most will survive.
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    Which trading platform?

    OK I want to buy some specific shares mainly cruise companies and travel/hotel groups in order to get benefits for future bookings given the shares have tanked. But what trading platform will be best...
  42. Thread: Second Wave

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    Isn't this why the government is investing in the...

    Isn't this why the government is investing in the R&D to find suitable medical solutions? The government doesn't need to get its investment back in the first instance because their first priority is...
  43. Thread: Middle man

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    You should ask O'Leary why he's stealing peoples...

    You should ask O'Leary why he's stealing peoples money and breaking the law by providing worthless vouchers instead of refunds for cancelled flights:rolleyes: I'm not affected by Ryanair but am by...
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    Bring back national service with the first year...

    Bring back national service with the first year spent as auxiliary staff for Covid hospitals and care homes. A free will included with basic training and student fees written off or a tax rate...
  45. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: Yes I get that but even then the virus particles...

    Yes I get that but even then the virus particles are so small they can still get beyond the mask but it may reduce the spread.

    Ultimately as with the common cold we're all going to get it or have...
  46. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: Face masks

    If we're told to wear face masks where are they coming from? Single use for a limited period to cover a population of 70+ million equates to multi millions a day. And do they work, probably not. The...
  47. A lot of 'would not's' and we only have your word...

    A lot of 'would not's' and we only have your word for your honesty and integrity and are you suggesting that UK ministers aren't being single minded in tackling this crisis:eek: At least they're...
  48. I think the doomsayers on CUK are out of their...

    I think the doomsayers on CUK are out of their depth and thrashing around looking for sufficient filler to hide the deep crevices of chips on their shoulders. Pray tell how you would have solved all...
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    Refund vouchers and general moan

    I booked an airport hotel and parking for May through Holiday Extras which I cancelled over a month ago for none Covid reasons. It was cancellable with a full refund and this was confirmed by email....
  50. The government isn't inept and is doing the best...

    The government isn't inept and is doing the best they can. I'm impressed by the Nightingale hospitals and distribution systems put in place. Sweden is doing herd immunity and have lowish rates of...
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