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    Sticky: Tribute to Terry Jones on BBC2. That's helping...

    Tribute to Terry Jones on BBC2.

    That's helping get some value from my extortionate licence fee.

    Goodness me, the weather lady seems to have misplaced an arm.
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    Sticky: No probs. :D Just caught 5 minutes of Dr...

    No probs. :D

    Just caught 5 minutes of Dr Pimplepopper on Reality, there was a black lady having Seborrheic keratoses frozen off with liquid Nitrogen.

    All 300 or so of them. :eek:

    Talk about...
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    Sticky: He's stuck in 1885 with a borked time machine. ...

    He's stuck in 1885 with a borked time machine.



    I was implying that the current Chinese solution will end up like Survivors.

    It's SARS all over again with 7.5 billion croaked. :smokin
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    Sticky: 'Snot a problem. The Chinese have just found a...

    'Snot a problem.

    The Chinese have just found a solution. :smokin

    YouTube
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    Aye, bringing Stalinism to the UK. You really...

    Aye, bringing Stalinism to the UK.

    You really couldn't make it up.

    We thought Kinnock had cleared out all that nonsense back in the 80s.
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    I've got an L shaped corner desk with another...

    I've got an L shaped corner desk with another desk butted up against the short bit of the L.

    All totally unusable because of all the computer and electronicky crap on top of it.

    I end up doing...
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    Sticky: I'm off for an X ray in the next couple of days....

    I'm off for an X ray in the next couple of days.

    Thanks for asking. :eyes

    Tea was the last of the roast beef with carrots & onions and an over generous sprinkling of hot smoked paprika. :eyes
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    Sticky: 2.5 hours between posts. How is the mighty TPD...

    2.5 hours between posts.

    How is the mighty TPD fallen. :(

    It used to be green fields around here & at this rate that's the way it'll stay. :D
  9. Why people from Morriston are known as monkeys -...

    Why people from Morriston are known as monkeys - Wales Online
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    :( Never watched Grease but I have very...

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    Never watched Grease but I have very vague recollections of 77 Sunset Strip.
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    Sticky: Walk walked. In a fit of unusual enthusiasm I...

    Walk walked.

    In a fit of unusual enthusiasm I took a carrier bag with me on the trudge.

    It came back down full to the brim with crushed drink cans.

    I'm gonna need a bigger bag. :smokin
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    Sticky: You can't do that with electrical waste*. I'm...

    You can't do that with electrical waste*.

    I'm tempted to put some of it for sale on the vintage radio site when I get a round tuit.

    But I've been getting a round tuit for the last five years or...
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave: ...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave:



    Dunno, but if you find out can you please let us know?

    I've been attempting without any success to dispose of acres of electronic crap and still haven't...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Apparently whatever...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Apparently whatever woke me at 05:15 managed to do it again but I went back to sleep until a more bearable hour.

    Dry (as in no current precipitation).

    Damp from the...
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    Sticky: :smokin :eyes A lot. I've won knocking...

    :smokin :eyes



    A lot.

    I've won knocking on for 10,000 and lost about 1900.

    Or something similar.
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    Thanks for that, I've been attempting to remember...

    Thanks for that, I've been attempting to remember his name all day. :oldgit: :confused:

    Then I finally remembered who it was, only to find this. :rollin:
  17. One was magick numbers in the code, the other was...

    One was magick numbers in the code, the other was somewhere I decided I didn't want to work.

    At a third place it took me 3 weeks to realise I know nothing about writing safety critical software...
  18. Never heard of a Morriston Monkey before. When...

    Never heard of a Morriston Monkey before.

    When I started working in 3M there was much talk of "Turks", a slightly confusing term for anyone from "over the bridge", an equally confusing term for...
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    Sticky: Ah. The lurgy commonly known as :oldgit:itis....

    Ah.

    The lurgy commonly known as :oldgit:itis. :smokin


    Tea: M&S chunky breaded haddock, orange segments & custard, 1.05 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Today's Freecell score was 89% with the...
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    Sticky: Today's enterprise was purchasing replacement...

    Today's enterprise was purchasing replacement smoke detectors for the one I destroyed yesterday in a fit of rage.

    Turns out Wilko win again, with a two pack of the same ionisation detectors for...
  21. He must have met me. I've left a couple of...

    He must have met me.

    I've left a couple of contracts at lunch on the first day. :smokin
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    Sticky: Nope. I've had new boxes of 10 MN1604 batteries,...

    Nope. I've had new boxes of 10 MN1604 batteries, well in date, that are effectively flat.



    Quite. :eyes


    Walk walked.

    Gloriously sunny out, though icy in places just to make it...
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    You wot?:confused:
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    Sticky: Sunny. CBS ish. Now looking for smoke...

    Sunny.

    CBS ish.

    Now looking for smoke alarms to replace the one I destroyed yesterday when the replacement batteries proved unable to shut the fecker up.:mad :mad: :devil :smokin

    The other...
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    Ah, the monsoon zone. You've got webbed feet...

    Ah, the monsoon zone.

    You've got webbed feet haven't you. :eyes
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    Sticky: Commentary now watched having woken unbidden at...

    Commentary now watched having woken unbidden at 05:15 yetafeckinggain.:suicide:

    Morning.

    Dry.

    Cold.

    Dunno if it's sunny since the fecking sun isn't fecking up yet.
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    Sticky: Back to the Future duly watched along with the...

    Back to the Future duly watched along with the specials and am now 20 minutes into the commentary with the text stuff turned on too.
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    YouTube...

    YouTube

    :smokin
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    Sticky: :wave: The afternoon's Freecell score was 88%...

    :wave:

    The afternoon's Freecell score was 88% with the running average firmly stuck at 82%.

    Tea was more of yesterday's roast beef with orange segments and custard for sweet and 1.05 pints of...
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    Sticky: That's brought back some memories of the...

    That's brought back some memories of the Strangelove parents busily engaged in the process of making marmalade.

    Kept 'em busy & quiet I suppose. :eyes

    It was very nice marmalade that used to...
  31. Further to the Francis Spufford Black Arrow...

    Further to the Francis Spufford Black Arrow thing:

    Vertical Empire, A: History Of The British Rocketry Programme (Second Edition): Amazon.co.uk: Charles N Hill: 9781848167964: Books

    Another...
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    Sticky: Plainly put there by an admirier of H2G2 in...

    Plainly put there by an admirier of H2G2 in "Beware of the leopard" mode. :smokin

    Glorious day.

    Walk walked, during which a woodpecker was spotted :igmc:

    Great Spotted Woodpecker (D. major)...
  33. Worry not, that twat writes nothing else. HTH.

    Worry not, that twat writes nothing else. HTH.
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    Sticky: Having done the dishes, had a dump, and fed the...

    Having done the dishes, had a dump, and fed the birds with yet more bird seed and fat balls, now in with the hoi polloi after a Very Cold walk down town.

    Strewth it's bracing today.
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    Maybe they've not been infected with the PC virus...

    Maybe they've not been infected with the PC virus yet. :smokin



    Never!

    Cymru am byth!

    Boyo, there's tidy then.:smokin
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Brrrrrrr. 16.2 deg...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Brrrrrrr. 16.2 deg in here this morning.

    Sunny.

    White sky.

    Frosty, very.
  37. That chap definitely has an inneresting history....

    That chap definitely has an inneresting history.

    One might be innerested in what his dad does too. :smokin
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    Sticky: Oh, it's a millennium. Thanks. The Oak Island...

    Oh, it's a millennium. Thanks.

    The Oak Island nutjobs have hit bedrock on the latest hole so they're not going to find anything much there.

    They found some pottery in the spoils, some of it...
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    Sticky: Doctor Who was almost average. Tea was chili...

    Doctor Who was almost average.

    Tea was chili con carne with rice, the new batch being lacking sommat, which I discovered afterwards was the tomato paste and/or tomato ketchup. :smokin

    Which was...
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    Sticky: :wave: Watching Vera :wave: There seem to be...

    :wave: Watching Vera :wave:

    There seem to be an awful lot of adverts in this.
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    Haven't bothered with ST Discovery despite having...

    Haven't bothered with ST Discovery despite having watched all the rest (apart from Nemesis which resides in the pile even yet).

    I doubt I'll bother with the Picard thing when that eventually turns...
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    Long long ago, far far away, they did things...

    Long long ago, far far away, they did things differently then, "something for the weekend, Sir" came in packets of three for 3/6d* in the barbers. :oldgit:






    *that's 17.5p for the...
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    Sticky: :wave: Walk walked :glasses Very bright &...

    :wave: Walk walked :glasses

    Very bright & shiny.

    Beef roasted and rice pud pudded.

    I still don't have my eye in on when the pud is done, thusly today's effort was overcooked again.

    Made...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave Dry....

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    Frosty.

    Cold. 16 deg in here this morning and that's warm compared with the lean-to.
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    Sticky: Did I neglect to relate that lunch was poached...

    Did I neglect to relate that lunch was poached tomato and scrambled egg on Morrisons sunflower & pumpkin seed toast, followed by 1.05 pints of good Glengettie tea?

    The afternoon's Freecell score...
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    Sticky: Walk walked in the glorious sunshine. Happily...

    Walk walked in the glorious sunshine.

    Happily enough the ice had melted on the road by the time I started out. :D

    Overtook a horse & rider on the way up the hill.

    Either I'm a very fast...
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave: Stone me...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    Stone me the pavements were slippery on the way down.:eek:

    Sideways to victory!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. Sunny. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS.

    Frosty.
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    Sticky: You know not of which you speak. I have...

    You know not of which you speak.

    I have observed both and there's not fecking much to choose between them.

    The evening's entertainment was the concluding 70 minutes of Appaloosa which was...
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    Sticky: ^^^WTAS. :hug: Indeed, m'lud. I have a...

    ^^^WTAS. :hug:



    Indeed, m'lud.

    I have a fair number of their CDs plus a number of the same things on vinyl, though not on the less popular 78.

    Tea was M&S chunky breaded haddock.
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