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    Poll: Interesting article (IMHO) 2021-01-21 ‘New...

    Interesting article (IMHO)

    2021-01-21 ‘New McCarthyism will prove an Orwellian mistake,’ says US historian



    Exactly what I've been saying!
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    Some of those are absolutely unbelievable - I...

    Some of those are absolutely unbelievable - I mean for example, how can someone get a marble of all things stuck in their penis?! :eek:
  3. It's no good just working on Tuesday - It must...

    It's no good just working on Tuesday - It must work every day of the week! :tongue
  4. A party of rich Covidiots visited North Devon...

    A party of rich Covidiots visited North Devon from London a couple of weeks ago for a day's pheasant shooting on Exmoor, which caused a mini-outbreak of Covid in Dulverton after one of them turned...
  5. It will obviously also release a lot of office...

    It will obviously also release a lot of office space for residential dwellings, and give work to builders doing the conversions.
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    There may be more to this than meets the eye. For...

    There may be more to this than meets the eye. For example maybe the perps were being tracked by the FBI or someone and Twitter was asked to hold off on banning them or alerting them before their...
  7. Am I the only one who thinks she should be...

    Am I the only one who thinks she should be arrested for sedition and racked in the Tower?! :devil
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    I wonder if this is genuine :laugh ...

    I wonder if this is genuine :laugh

    https://image.vuukle.com/21414c90-8f1a-445b-989f-74a955755b28-fb3d4a79-ab89-4937-bab9-c1bcd56e0889
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    Poll: Yes, the health services in continental Europe...

    Yes, the health services in continental Europe are so much better than ours ..

    https://image.vuukle.com/0f57a5a1-c402-4568-8fb0-126c84a03b2b-8c642c82-db6f-4275-a14f-66c886ac13ea
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    There's plenty of snow here now. Must toddle...

    There's plenty of snow here now. Must toddle outside and follow the cat's paw prints to solve the mystery of where she goes each day!
  11. When entering a supermarket, I take a large...

    When entering a supermarket, I take a large dollop of alcoholic handwash and wipe it across the outside of my mask.

    Nearly fainted once, due to breathing the fumes close up, but it must help...
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    Larry King, aged 87

    Larry King, aged 87
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    Where on Earth are you? Murmansk? There isn't a...

    Where on Earth are you? Murmansk? There isn't a trace of snow down here in sunny Devon. Might do a spot of sunbathing later :glasses
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    Gibbon, if you don't already have a complete set...

    Gibbon, if you don't already have a complete set of the Loeb Classical Library, ebook copies can be downloaded free from zlibrary

    Here's one to get you started : Greek Lyric: Sappho and Alcaeus...
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    Wow, I'd like to see the wine bottle that top...

    Wow, I'd like to see the wine bottle that top fits! :D
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    Have to admit, I would also have moved out the...

    Have to admit, I would also have moved out the Churchill bust, not because I disapprove of what he stood for or his achievements (despite a few mistakes) but because with its hideous tree bark skin...
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    Teenagers are all too willing to rebel against...

    Teenagers are all too willing to rebel against their parents and older generations, but most are pitifully anxious to conform with each other. :laugh
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    Apparently in his Oval office makeover, Citizen...

    Apparently in his Oval office makeover, Citizen Bidet has turfed out Churchill's bust and replaced it with one of socialist Cesar Chavez.

    Can't see his time in office ending well :laugh
  19. They're behind a paywall! :tantrum:

    They're behind a paywall! :tantrum:
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    Not really, if the vaccine almost always reduces...

    Not really, if the vaccine almost always reduces the symptoms of a later infection to a mild dose of the sniffles.

    (and if anyone declining the vaccine subsequently catches it and goes down big...
  21. Hehe! You forgot to hover! Actually, a few of...

    Hehe! You forgot to hover!

    Actually, a few of their articles are quite interesting if you ignore their weather hyperbole, Wayne Rooney obsession, makeover trivialities, "you're doing it wrong"...
  22. Seems I was ahead of my time back in April (Old...

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    Seems I was ahead of my time back in April (Old Greg, take note! ) :smokin

    2021-01-19 New '21st Century iron lung' ventilator designed by British experts could revolutionise Covid...
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    I would also compare a graph of urban population...

    I would also compare a graph of urban population density by country, in which I think the UK comes out practically the highest.
  24. Phew, that's reassuring! :D

    Phew, that's reassuring! :D
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    Cheers! What was the answer, or are you still...

    Cheers! What was the answer, or are you still working on it? :tongue
  26. Even if it was all handled impeccably correctly,...

    Even if it was all handled impeccably correctly, the very fact that so many people believe it was abused is the problem.

    It should be like Caesar's wife, "above suspicion". :smile
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    Maybe the Government will say that the stamp duty...

    Maybe the Government will say that the stamp duty holiday will be allowed for every purchase where the two sides' solicitors first made contact with each other for that purchase within the deadline.
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    Of course, but it's harder to upsize than...

    Of course, but it's harder to upsize than downsize, especially as one gets older, unless one has shedloads of spare cash.
  29. Absolutely, and just fixing the proximate cause,...

    Absolutely, and just fixing the proximate cause, namely the creaky, rackety, barely functional, wide open to abuse postal voting system, would be a start.
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    .. who I imagine would immediately apply the...

    .. who I imagine would immediately apply the legal princple "Nemo iudex in causa sua" - No one should be judge in their own cause. :nerd
  31. Thread: Worn garments

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    Huh? I don't get this. Are you saying 98% of boys...

    Huh? I don't get this. Are you saying 98% of boys should be castrated?! :eek

    I guess it would reduce the population a bit in the long run, so it's not all bad, but all the same it seems a bit...
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    Don't tell me, let me guess - It's all in Excel...

    Don't tell me, let me guess - It's all in Excel spreadsheets, right? These amateurs seem to have a thing about Excel :laugh

    I assumed it was an "accidental on purpose" deletion, e.g. to lose...
  33. Alexei, when it comes to politics, to say you...

    Alexei, when it comes to politics, to say you lack subtlety is the understatement of the year :laugh
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    How does that old saying go? "From Hell, Iraq,...

    How does that old saying go? "From Hell, Iraq, and Halifax, good Lord deliver us!" :laugh
  35. If it can be proved he was aware of the Capitol...

    If it can be proved he was aware of the Capitol trespassing while it was in progress then maybe he could be charged with Misprision of Treason
  36. Third time (at least) UK Government trying to introduce bee-killing pesticides

    I've just signed the THIRD petition that calls for a continuation of the ban on bee-killing pesticides. The first two caused the plans to be shelved.

    2021-01-09 Stop the UK from allowing EU banned...
  37. Has it been established that Trump actively...

    Has it been established that Trump actively encouraged the hotheads to invade the Capitol? My impression was he merely approved of the demo outside it, and later (albeit after a slight delay) he...
  38. I think in times to come, when on present trends...

    I think in times to come, when on present trends there will be essentially no worthwhile work requiring humans, there will be a level of censorious busibody wokeness that puts the efforts of even...
  39. In that hypothetical situation, if Trump did so...

    In that hypothetical situation, if Trump did so then (depending on the specific circumstances) it would be equally stupid and in the long run counterproductive.
  40. I must say, I think the Democrats would be very...

    I must say, I think the Democrats would be very stupid to pursue these cases too rigorously and vindictively once Trumpy has gone and the dust has settled, because it will simply entrench and...
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    Maybe a bit early to mention it, but what if you...

    Maybe a bit early to mention it, but what if you meet someone else at some point, and you're cooped up in a one bedroom flat?
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    Haven't tried it, but apparently if you press ESC...

    Haven't tried it, but apparently if you press ESC while a paid Torygraph page is loading it lets you read the whole page! :smile
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    That link pops up a subscription offer of either...

    That link pops up a subscription offer of either $1.99 per month or $290 per year. I wonder which works out cheaper over a year. :laugh
  44. I wonder how quickly the Senate can push through...

    I wonder how quickly the Senate can push through articles of impeachment of Trumpy and arrest him on a charge of sedition, or even treason!
  45. If I drank a litre of diet coke I reckon I could...

    If I drank a litre of diet coke I reckon I could do maybe 10 loud burpees, but God only knows how anyone can do 1000 a day! :eek
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    Not to worry AtW, you can always start reading...

    Not to worry AtW, you can always start reading the Mail Online, or (pause for effect ...) Zero Hedge! :laugh
  47. The usual suspects having a punch up bitch...

    The usual suspects having a punch up bitch slapping contest in this thread? :D
  48. Room temperature superconductivity at normal atmospheric pressure?

    An interesting ArXiv paper has just been published that claims to have achieved room-temperature superconductivity at normal atmospheric pressure, across a periodically perforated Niobium sheet:
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    The Sun isn't exactly flavour of the month in...

    The Sun isn't exactly flavour of the month in Liverpool either
  50. Maybe all the Christmas booze and turkey has...

    Maybe all the Christmas booze and turkey has dulled my wits, but it doesn't seem at all clear what the first comment there (by someone called Isabella Eckerle) is supposed to imply, or in other words...
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