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    Sticky: It's a hard taskmaster :laugh

    It's a hard taskmaster :laugh
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    Sticky: Lazy, decadent lunch of a big bag of BBQ Hula...

    Lazy, decadent lunch of a big bag of BBQ Hula Hoops :tongue
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey here, but mild at...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey here, but mild at 18°C and dry for now :ind
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    Sticky: And it turns out I like it enough that I watched...

    I like that one, as is perhaps indicated by the fact I've watched it at least twice according to TPD records, and I suspect may have watched it a further time or two but failed to record it here...
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    Sticky: Tea tonight has been chicken in red wine sauce...

    Tea tonight has been chicken in red wine sauce with chips and peas, and exceedingly nice too :tongue

    The chicken thighs were the last ones I got from the Sainsbury's meat counter before it closed...
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    Sticky: That whole business of L. Ron scamming Parsons...

    That whole business of L. Ron scamming Parsons was quite amazing :laugh

    I've got a very good biography of Parsons, Strange Angel. Worth a read should you stumble across it :)
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    Sticky: Probably there to napalm anybody who tries to get...

    Probably there to napalm anybody who tries to get their hair cut :eek:
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    Sticky: Finally got something working that's been a right...

    Finally got something working that's been a right pain to deal with :banana:

    There's still a special case I haven't quite narrowed down, but that's only affecting a few hundred of several million...
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    Sticky: Well, the police one tends to turn up and dither...

    Well, the police one tends to turn up and dither about some spot for a bit, then shift somewhere else and dither about there, rather than proceeding briskly from A to B. I think it's because my flat...
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    Sticky: Helicopter bimbling about outside :bluelight

    Helicopter bimbling about outside :bluelight
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    Sticky: Zingy chicken, tomato and lentil soup for lunch,...

    Zingy chicken, tomato and lentil soup for lunch, with the usual bits of bread. Just the thing for a grey, damp, breezy day :tongue

    Reverse trundling has been done :)

    And a towel wash (light...
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb ...

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    There's a shower going on outside, though it seems to be tailing off now :)
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey, a mere 14°C, bit...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey, a mere 14°C, bit of a breeze though not what you'd call windy, and it's both been raining and is forecast to persist with showers throughout the day :frown
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    Sticky: Tonight's viewing started with backtracking to...

    Tonight's viewing started with backtracking to the episode of ST:TNG I'd skipped, S4E11 Data's Day (TV Episode 1991). Although these ones that centre about one of the main characters going on about...
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    Sticky: I like that one, as is perhaps indicated by the...

    I like that one, as is perhaps indicated by the fact I've watched it at least twice according to TPD records, and I suspect may have watched it a further time or two but failed to record it here :D
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    Sticky: I should add that this second reload wasn't due...

    I should add that this second reload wasn't due to my mistakes, for a change; I'd sorted out a bunch of stuff and wanted to reset to a known starting point to make sure it all ran smoothly from...
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    Sticky: Tea has been chicken tikka masala with the usual...

    Tea has been chicken tikka masala with the usual rice and naan :tongue

    There's been a shower, but the sky seems to have cleared to see extent now :)

    Oh, and trundling was done earlier to help...
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    Sticky: Sainsbury's are having a right laugh with my...

    Sainsbury's are having a right laugh with my contents insurance renewal quote :eyes

    I can get the same cover elsewhere for less than half what they want to charge me :eek
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    Sticky: It's a declarative language for defining,...

    It's a declarative language for defining, querying, and occasionally breaking databases :bang:
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    Sticky: Who bothers keeping count? :D

    Who bothers keeping count? :D
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    Sticky: Just ran a SQL update command then realised it...

    Just ran a SQL update command then realised it was writing to completely the wrong column :laugh

    Now waiting for a recent backup to restore. Ah well, I was overdue for a break :D
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    Sticky: Just occurred to me that maybe you're getting...

    Just occurred to me that maybe you're getting different numbers because you're a mod and can see deleted posts? That's assuming you can, of course; I know an administrator account can, and I assume...
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    Sticky: Light lunch of some cocktail sausages and a bag...

    Light lunch of some cocktail sausages and a bag of plain crisps :tongue
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    Sticky: I accidentally left that selected when I was...

    I accidentally left that selected when I was working out how multiquote works :laugh

    It sets a cookie with the postid of the posts :)
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done :emb Green ring not...

    Exercise bicycling done :emb

    Green ring not closed because the workouts app decided to ignore the first five minutes or so :eyes

    Ah well, I'll make it up by recording trundling as an "Outside...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Another grey day,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Another grey day, 15°C, only a slight chance of rain later, not particularly breezy :ind
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    Sticky: Tonight's televisualisation was The Salisbury...

    Tonight's televisualisation was The Salisbury Poisonings (TV Series 2020) on iPlayer. It was supposed to be just the first episode, but it was so good that I ended up watching all three :)
    ...
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    Sticky: Tea was the rest of the chicken casserole from...

    Tea was the rest of the chicken casserole from the other evening, with chips and peas; and very nice it was :tongue
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    Sticky: It never got anywhere much with the gaps here....

    It never got anywhere much with the gaps here. Overcast now, still with occasional light showers, and although it's officially 20°C out there the breeze through the window feels a bit colder than...
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    Sticky: Looking up from my armchair (one of the benefits...

    Looking up from my armchair (one of the benefits of very tall windows) I can see blue showing through a few tiny gaps in the cloud. Not enough to make a sailor's trousers yet though :)
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    Sticky: We had some respite, but it's drizzling again now.

    We had some respite, but it's drizzling again now.
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    Sticky: Buttered wholemeal toast for lunch :tongue

    Buttered wholemeal toast for lunch :tongue
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    Sticky: Admin Control Panel -> Users -> Edit User ->...

    Admin Control Panel -> Users -> Edit User -> Primary Usergroup and select "Banned Users" from the list :D
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    Sticky: Lots of rain has arrived :frown Very gloomy...

    Lots of rain has arrived :frown

    Very gloomy with it. It makes a change, and the trees will be pleased :)
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    Sticky: Linky here :)

    Linky here :)
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey, though not quite...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey, though not quite as heavily overcast as it has been - there's some almost-gaps which I could imagine might let some wan sunshine through, but which probably won't...
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    We're in lockdown here, it's not like I have...

    We're in lockdown here, it's not like I have anywhere to go in the morning :D
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    If only somebody who knows the city well, maybe...

    [/QUOTE]

    If only somebody who knows the city well, maybe even lives there, had posted something like that upthread. It could have saved everybody a lot of argufying.

    Oh, hang on, what's this:
    ...
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    Sticky: More HTML maps stuff done, committed and pushed,...

    More HTML maps stuff done, committed and pushed, and just as I'm about to leave the desktop for the night I get a GitHub email with a couple of comments on the pull request pointing out stupid typos...
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    Sticky: Tea has been some beef in red wine sauce out of...

    Tea has been some beef in red wine sauce out of the freezer, which I had with rice, just for a change :tongue
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    Sticky: Going rather grey again here now :ind The...

    Going rather grey again here now :ind

    The chestnut trees now allow glimpses of tiny slivers of the opposite side of the road through gaps between their leaves; it seems the leaves must shrink...
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    Sticky: Mundane laundry done, and draped over the...

    Mundane laundry done, and draped over the clotheshorse :)
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    I gather many or even most of the new cases are...

    I gather many or even most of the new cases are in areas such as Belgrave and Spinney Hill that have a high BAME population and a lot of Victorian terraced housing, so it's probably due to a...
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    There still seems to be a lot of traffic on the...

    There still seems to be a lot of traffic on the road compared to what it was like in the early days of the original lockdown. I wouldn't be surprised to find people aren't taking it seriously, which...
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    Sticky: Mundane laundry on :tumble: And the sun is...

    Mundane laundry on :tumble:

    And the sun is out! :eek
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    Sticky: Lunch in the plague-ridden enclave today has been...

    Lunch in the plague-ridden enclave today has been zingy chicken, tomato and lentil soup, with wholemeal bread. Lovely stuff, and only 170 calories a bowl because, although the vegans don't want...
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    Sticky: Nice to see the city on the news, even if it is...

    Nice to see the city on the news, even if it is because of a virulent plague :)

    That place with the blue hoardings behind the bloke talking live used to be a Clarks shoe shop. I got some very...
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    Sticky: The first thread in the forums is threadid#7 and...

    The first thread in the forums is threadid#7 and the first post is postid#9. I assume 0-6 and 0-8 were where admin was mucking around trying to get it working then deleted them manually from the...
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