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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Grey, cool and breezy in...

    Morning all :wave:

    Grey, cool and breezy in North Notts.

    One meeting down, next in 30 minutes.

    Third coffee being consumed.

    HogCam footage reviewed.
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    Sticky: Afternoon all :wave: Today has so far been...

    Afternoon all :wave:

    Today has so far been mostly spent ripping up the bathroom floor to determine the extent of the water damage from the hitherto unnoticed leaking joint behind the toilet.
    ...
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    Sticky: I worked in slough many years ago. It was a...

    I worked in slough many years ago. It was a concrete wasteland populated only by chavs and their hideous squealing offspring, blowing their giro on Sunny D and a quarter of black.
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    Yep, magnetic filters. Well worth fitting in...

    Yep, magnetic filters. Well worth fitting in your case as they will catch the rust particles and sludge from the radiators so you can periodically remove and clean them. I'd remove the radiators in...
  5. It depends on where in the process they are. If...

    It depends on where in the process they are. If Felicitas have issued court proceedings then the mediation service is offered by the courts automatically. Neither side has to request it although...
  6. Mediation / ADR are court appointed services, you...

    Mediation / ADR are court appointed services, you have no choice in who is involved, they are appointed by the court. There is no cost to either side.

    It's there as an alternative to going to...
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    Do you know where that is? If it's reasonably...

    Do you know where that is? If it's reasonably close, as a last resort before lifting the floor you could drain the system and try inserting a flexible rod at the radiator valve and shoving it...
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    Sticky: Linux et al on the command line sed -i '$a...

    Linux et al on the command line

    sed -i '$a foo.txt' foo.txt | mv foo.txt INPUT.txt

    That will append the original file name to the original file and rename it.
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    Sticky: Evening all :wave: Long day out today, rode...

    Evening all :wave:

    Long day out today, rode over to Edale and then over Winnats Pass, down to Dovedale, Chapel-En-Le-Frith, back up over Mam Tor to Edale again and back home via various stupidly...
  10. Thread: Dangerous Lies

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    Paddy, If you are going to accuse people of lying...

    Paddy, If you are going to accuse people of lying in reputation comments it's best to actually read the article they are referring to in the first place.
  11. Thread: Dangerous Lies

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    Not to mention the ones from therapists,...

    Not to mention the ones from therapists, homeopaths and holistic practitioners who don't exactly fit the description of Scientific and Medical Professionals quoted.
  12. Have done this one? Time to pay for SA tax bills online.

    Self Assessment customers to benefit from enhanced payment plans
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    Got an AirBnB property?

    Better make sure you declare it.

    HMRC receives Airbnb letting data | AccountingWEB
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    Re-Shipping scam. They buy stuff using stolen...

    Re-Shipping scam.

    They buy stuff using stolen credit card details, have it shipped to your address, you send to them. They sell on at a premium as it's generally stuff thats not readily available...
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    Sticky: Afternoon all. Grey, cold and windy here atm....

    Afternoon all.

    Grey, cold and windy here atm.

    Gym session done. If I had a green ring it would probably be closed.

    Lunch was a bowl of broccoli, cauliflower and cheese soup and some left...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Blue skies, Sunshine,...

    Morning all :wave:

    Blue skies,
    Sunshine,
    Cool but not cold.
    No wind.
    Beautiful day.
    And I'm stuck inside here.

    Breakfast has been a couple of granola flapjacks left over from Sunday's...
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    Chap down the road from my Uni digs tried...

    Chap down the road from my Uni digs tried dissolving the body in acid in a lockup garage.

    'Cept it wasn't a body 'cos the previous application of hammer to skull was less than effective.

    Became...
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    Sticky: Ents tonight has been a couple of episodes of...

    Ents tonight has been a couple of episodes of "The world accordingto Jeff Goldblum" on Disney+

    Better than I expected it to be, funny and entertaining . Goldblum doesn't take himself so...
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    Sticky: Evening all :wave: Dinner has been a thick cut...

    Evening all :wave:

    Dinner has been a thick cut Sirloin Steak with Cauliflower Cheese and Green Beans, washed down with a rather acceptable Cabernet Sauvignon.
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    Sticky: Whereas you are Coffin Dodger?

    Whereas you are Coffin Dodger?
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    Meds are working then :)

    Meds are working then :)
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    NLYUK's Plan B exposed.

    Vietnam police seize more than 320,000 used condoms - BBC News
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    Sticky: Can't wait to see this one.

    Can't wait to see this one.
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    Sticky: In the last house we had a 4 way spotlight...

    In the last house we had a 4 way spotlight fitting in the office that regularly used to fire the bulbs across the room with a loud bang for no apparent reason. Once we ran out of bulbs I binned it...
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    https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1200...

    https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/120089567_1789637581189188_8328510198449663352_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_eui2=AeE-5OhQwd5S_Q4hZ5Pb4pL-wVmLCgRwKn3BWYsKBHAqfdLEcWc25QtvNnDGMiLH2...
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    Signed up in 2005 having been offered my first...

    Signed up in 2005 having been offered my first contract and needing advice on IR35....:eyes

    Since then a steady stream of contract work, agency and direct, except for a barren spell during the...
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    Sticky: Paint a dartboard on your arm and stand very...

    Paint a dartboard on your arm and stand very still :)
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    2020 Ig Nobels have been awarded.

    The Ig Nobels have been announced for this year and there are some corkers in there, including putting a crocodile in a helium tank to see what it sounds like :

    ACOUSTICS PRIZE [AUSTRIA, SWEDEN,...
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    Sticky: Our local Sainsbury's has started using the...

    Our local Sainsbury's has started using the personal hand held scanners. Pick one up on the way in. Scan stuff yourself as it goes into your bags in the trolley then scan a QR code on the checkout...
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    It's ok. Tim Martin says it's all just a...

    It's ok. Tim Martin says it's all just a misunderstanding.
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    It's a way better car than the one he did buy.

    It's a way better car than the one he did buy.
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    Sir Terence Conran Sir Terence Conran:...

    Sir Terence Conran

    Sir Terence Conran: 'Visionary' designer dies at 88 - BBC News
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    Sticky: Nah, don't recognise that one. You sure it was...

    Nah, don't recognise that one. You sure it was that film?
  34. Interesting reading past the headline, the claim...

    Interesting reading past the headline, the claim that Brexit will mean we can use state subsidies to boost the tech sector is another piece of misinformation. The EU rules already appear to allow us...
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    Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. Toots...

    Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals.

    Toots Hibbert: Jamaican reggae legend dies aged 77 - BBC News


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOkVSyyzu9I
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    Sticky: Single, married, Nurse Gladys lookalike?

    Single, married, Nurse Gladys lookalike?
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    Diana Rigg Another fond memory gone. ...

    Diana Rigg

    Another fond memory gone.

    Actress Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82 - BBC News

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-O-2cFlEhE2E/UeuBATQtLuI/AAAAAAAAMSE/esiQDiLnQO4/s1600/DianaRigg-Avengers.jpg
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EhRxJAKWAAAqLOl?format...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EhRxJAKWAAAqLOl?format=jpg&name=large
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    The thing about Veteran is that he looks funny,...

    The thing about Veteran is that he looks funny, he sounds funny and he has excellent timing. It's just what he actually says that can be worrying.


    With apologies to Barry Took.
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    Sticky: 'tis no longer. And we finally have a Hive...

    'tis no longer.


    And we finally have a Hive engineer booked for Thursday morning. Like pulling fecking teeth.
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    Sticky: 'tis

    'tis
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    Sticky: Bike ride done. A repeat of a rather good...

    Bike ride done. A repeat of a rather good off-road/gravel route I found a couple of weeks ago.

    Lunch eaten. Frittata with feta, olives, tomato and red onion.

    Now on a live chat with someone...
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    Sticky: Oh yes it is.

    Oh yes it is.
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    Sticky: Condolences. We lost our last cat to kidney...

    Condolences.

    We lost our last cat to kidney failure 2 years ago. Still miss him now.
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    Sticky: It wasn't bad, but the TV series is still the...

    It wasn't bad, but the TV series is still the definitive version for me.
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    Sticky: Except the masks aren't intended to protect you,...

    Except the masks aren't intended to protect you, they are to protect everyone else from any virus you may be breathing, coughing or sneezing out by catching the vapour droplets that carry it

    Still...
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    Sticky: If you only ever watch the Tour it would have...

    If you only ever watch the Tour it would have been easy to miss in fairness. Mainstream media didn't really cover it, although Froome's crash did make the front pages.
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    Not so much different muscles as different use. ...

    Not so much different muscles as different use. Running is long steady state effort and uses slow twitch fibres in the muscles, football is a lot of short sharp accelerations and hard sprinting...
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    Sticky: Sky ended their sponsorship in March last last...

    Sky ended their sponsorship in March last last year. They were Team Ineos for the 2019 season, and are now The Ineos Grenadiers for 2020 (named after a 4x4 car being produced by their new sponsor)....
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    Sticky: Still raining here. TdF highlights done. ...

    Still raining here.

    TdF highlights done.

    Another Brit in yellow, but only down to another obscure UCI rule.
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