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    I think it's quite reasonable to argue mass...

    I think it's quite reasonable to argue mass extinctions could follow from climate change. I don't know if that argument IS right but that CC COULD cause it if things are extreme enough is reasonable....
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    If you start from a premise that flies in the...

    If you start from a premise that flies in the face of what the entire scientific community is arguing, you can claim whatever you like.
  3. Is there an easy way to monitor my internet connection and log issues?

    I'm reasonably happy with our PlusNet fibre service but typically once every two days it will drop for 1-2 minutes while we're watching Netflix or something - maybe I note my phone isn't working and...
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    The point being that as well as not being...

    The point being that as well as not being re-used, bags were very rarely recycled and just went to landfill.

    Which raises the question, are bin bags generally designed to biodegrade or are they...
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    Juncker rules out Brexit extension

    That's put the cat in amongst the pigeons. A move to pressure everyone into "better the devil you know"?
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    Nah, that's hardly credible at this point.

    Nah, that's hardly credible at this point.
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    TBP only get support when it seems Brexit might...

    TBP only get support when it seems Brexit might be at risk. Most of their support is likely to fade if a half-decent deal is on the table, leaving only the vocal minority. Boris is fairly popular...
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    They'd probably say the bigger point is...

    They'd probably say the bigger point is disruption to get the message across, not protesting specific things that are bad.

    No idea if that's a good tactic but then I don't know if they are...
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    In some countries the trains would just run...

    In some countries the trains would just run anyway. That'd soon put the protestors off. And the trains would be on time.
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    It was suggested he was fat FOR a role but I'm...

    It was suggested he was fat FOR a role but I'm not familiar with any of his other work.
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    Are you familiar with the past tense, I used it...

    Are you familiar with the past tense, I used it in my post...
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    Trying to get through the biggest piece of...

    Trying to get through the biggest piece of legislature in decades (centuries?) without a majority. Boris definitely has balls but really... even with DUP they still fall short don't they?
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    That's the article I was thinking of too. It does...

    That's the article I was thinking of too. It does not say most Leave voters want no deal. It says they prefer no deal to ongoing/cancelled Brexit.
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    I don't think that's true at all. They prefer it...

    I don't think that's true at all. They prefer it to staying but the majority would prefer a GOOD deal. At this point I'm not sure if they would rather a bad deal, no deal, or just any deal!
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    I guess I've watched it recently, and several...

    I guess I've watched it recently, and several times, so it stuck out since it's set with no gap in the timeline. If you spliced scenes in BB with scenes in EC it would really stand out.
    Maybe a...
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    I used to love GD. No idea if it's still even...

    I used to love GD. No idea if it's still even going.
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    What was the legal wording of "got a deal?"...

    What was the legal wording of "got a deal?"
    Interesting point though.


    So it looks like DUP won't accept it and Labour will be whipping their MPs bloody to vote it down too.

    How about, agree...
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    Surely a no deal exit is far worse for DUP in...

    Surely a no deal exit is far worse for DUP in terms of a hard border being imposed?
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    "a great new deal" - did Trump write the speech?

    "a great new deal" - did Trump write the speech?
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    No, it IS very green. XR discourage their people...

    No, it IS very green. XR discourage their people doing these kind of protests but activists aren't the best at being told what to do!

    What is this glue they use to attach themselves to trains and...
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    Brexit has indirectly led to rather more...

    Brexit has indirectly led to rather more discussion on the subject of a unified Ireland than I can recall. It'd make sense in all reasons except those that matter.
  22. Thread: 16 days to go

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    That's such triggering language.

    That's such triggering language.
  23. A political party who got 48% of the popular vote...

    A political party who got 48% of the popular vote at a GE would consider that amazing.

    It'd certainly be hilarious.
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    I think that was just a lazy way to do it. But...

    I think that was just a lazy way to do it.

    But then I thought the whole thing was lazy. I don't mind the slow pace, if something is actually happening.

    Compare it to Clint Eastwood's The Mule...
  25. Well just withdraw it all from your Ltd and fold...

    Well just withdraw it all from your Ltd and fold the company.

    In the old days that might even have worked.
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    Even compressed to a single episode, it would...

    Even compressed to a single episode, it would have been a non-episode IMO. BB was great to a large degree based on attention to detail and in really strong characters, even the minor ones.

    EC...
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    I watched El Camino last night. I wouldn't say...

    I watched El Camino last night. I wouldn't say it's awful, but it's a big disappointment. It's a bit early for spoilers but there aren't many really because from my point of view, nothing really...
  28. If it was cancelling the transaction they'd...

    If it was cancelling the transaction they'd simply undo it at whatever rates were used. But I don't know if transactions can be cancelled, because that implies they can take money out of your account...
  29. Thread: 16 days to go

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    16 days? Possibly more like only 5 or 6

    16 days? Possibly more like only 5 or 6
  30. Would there not be an option to have them simply...

    Would there not be an option to have them simply reverse the transaction, or is that not something that exists?

    Maybe simply agree you'll take it as payment on account for the next 8-10 months.
  31. Thread: Brexit RomComm

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    So even if they DID agree a deal in the next few...

    So even if they DID agree a deal in the next few days, in what way would that be 'agreed' in any practical way? Customs and borders and all that can't just implement new measures overnight.

    Could...
  32. Thread: Brexit RomComm

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    Brexit RomComm

    It's like a classic will-they-won't-they near the end of the penultimate act.
  33. Thread: Mac OS Catalina

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    I have no idea what that means, or implies... Can...

    I have no idea what that means, or implies... Can you elaborate?

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A6003 using Tapatalk
  34. Thread: Mac OS Catalina

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    I've seen quite a few groups advocating against...

    I've seen quite a few groups advocating against upgrading, since it kills their niche interest legacy applications. I own paid applications that fall into this category - there may be newer versions...
  35. Presumably the debt is from rapid growth and...

    Presumably the debt is from rapid growth and buying premises?

    Or does PE run as a franchise?
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    1)It doesn't look like any anuses I ever saw -...

    1)It doesn't look like any anuses I ever saw - but then I've not looked at that many!
    2)Why would an anus automatically strike them as pornographic... says more about the viewer IMO
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    Poll: Maybe you weren't smacked that you can recall....

    Maybe you weren't smacked that you can recall. Your post suggests you may well have been dropped or thrown on your head at a young age.
  38. Poll: Will Boris get a deal agreed with the EU by 31-10-2019?

    Can he pull it out of the bag or is this just filling time?

    Polling...
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    Poll: That's an interesting comparison. I think we can...

    That's an interesting comparison. I think we can agree being physically restrained in such cases is not abuse. Some would claim that you should never even restrain your kids (other than for their...
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    Poll: Loads of people say smacking is terrible and...

    Loads of people say smacking is terrible and never needed, only rational discourse etc. Then you meet their kids and they're little tulips, and their arguments seem somewhat weakened by the evidence...
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    I imagine "closet" is designated the terminology...

    I imagine "closet" is designated the terminology of hate-speak these days.
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    So only gay people want to watch programs...

    So only gay people want to watch programs featuring gay people?

    Such a homophobe. Send them to the correctional camp!
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    Poll: Boasting about your inability to think isn't...

    Boasting about your inability to think isn't helping anyone.
  44. Thread: Get Brexit Done

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    It's "what the population really want"

    It's "what the population really want"
  45. My current understanding is that first of all...

    My current understanding is that first of all this is all raw TCP/IP, you build a message byte-by-byte in a very exact way and then send it over ethernet. This message says "I want to receive a...
  46. Yes, because there are people here I trust.

    Yes, because there are people here I trust.
  47. Google doesn't know if the information is correct...

    Google doesn't know if the information is correct or trustworthy... relying on whatever Google finds is not good practice.
  48. Is it still a legal requirement to show your company details on your website?

    What are the current rules here? I ask because we're looking for a local accountant for a new business and one that is listed as a FreeAgent partner displays neither their address nor company number...
  49. Guarding your back.

    Guarding your back.
  50. The open connection thing may very well be my...

    The open connection thing may very well be my rustiness on low-level network coding, possibly it just sends stuff to our monitored port which does sound a bit more sensible.

    Why there are multiple...
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