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    Actually the bridge is the ideal time to board...

    Actually the bridge is the ideal time to board the boat as it chugs past
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    I tried 'Automatic' watches in the past and I...

    I tried 'Automatic' watches in the past and I don't move my wrist enough to keep them 'charged'. I'm guessing the quality watches have a finely engineered automatic device which requires less...
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    Still hanker after a Omega Speedmaster the one...

    Still hanker after a Omega Speedmaster the one that went to the moon

    Other than that all of mine are solar powered. Any of the quality makers cracked that yet?
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    True UK Techies did OS1.2 -> CPN -> Arthur ->...

    True UK Techies did OS1.2 -> CPN -> Arthur -> RiscOS

    If you wanted to run any of the inferior OS's you could on RiscOS.
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    Odd that they can feed the dog but not themselves

    Odd that they can feed the dog but not themselves
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    They have also shut down private hospitals due to...

    They have also shut down private hospitals due to the way that it has been financed, ensuring that the NHS will not 'catch up' on elective surgery for about 3 years.

    These are real people, some...
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    Given the demographics I think lockdown was a bad...

    Given the demographics I think lockdown was a bad idea, and shutting down the NHS worse. We now have over 40,000 people waiting for tests for breast cancer alone.
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    Where everyone will survive and the National...

    Where everyone will survive and the National Covid Service will not collapse.
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    Once you've mastered the 'fashionable' GOTO band...

    Once you've mastered the 'fashionable' GOTO band waggon, write some self modifying code.
  10. Thread: .NET 5

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    Poll: UWP

    UWP
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    Digital Guru

    Digital Guru
  12. HMRC know who it is that got the money, they...

    HMRC know who it is that got the money, they should pay it back via their taxes.
  13. Thread: Facemasks

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    What a waste of effort. If you have it stay at...

    What a waste of effort. If you have it stay at home, if you haven't had it catch it soon. I guess the revenue income from car parking atrocities has been hit so they need the income to pay for the...
  14. As had been said not true, but also take into...

    As had been said not true, but also take into account that the figures were fudged. More died from Gonorrhoea during WW1 than the fighting.
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    It is all bollox. Currently we have around 20K...

    It is all bollox. Currently we have around 20K extra deaths over a normal year of seasonal flu, with a vast majority of those in the 75+ group. Currently there are expected to be an extra 10K deaths...
  16. Have you tried to get hold of Triple Sec since...

    Have you tried to get hold of Triple Sec since lockdown? I usually stock up on it but have nearly run out and Tescos and Sainsbury's appear to have rationing in place :(
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    So much for free speech. Who died and made you a...

    So much for free speech. Who died and made you a Deity?
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    I think all violent armed robbers should be...

    I think all violent armed robbers should be treated equally. Let Justice have its day!
  19. Thread: My Lunch

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    I use WMC for all sorts. When in season they have...

    I use WMC for all sorts. When in season they have Wild Hare which is delicious.
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    British library should have copies

    British library should have copies
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    Then again it did appear (from the above) they...

    Then again it did appear (from the above) they were referring to actual footage which you could judge yourself. BBC said little about the actual incident although it was all there. I can't comment as...
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    I did notice that there does not appear to be any...

    I did notice that there does not appear to be any video of initial contact and arrest. So we will get the story come the court case(s).

    Secondly if I were a US Cop approaching a known armed robber...
  23. Thread: WTF

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    The only risk being considered is that to the...

    The only risk being considered is that to the NHS. TBH you want to catch it now when it's weak, not next Winter.
  24. I'm sure we covered this piece of scaremongering...

    I'm sure we covered this piece of scaremongering earlier.
  25. Thread: David Icke

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    Seems our very own NickFritz already called it. ...

    Seems our very own NickFritz already called it.

    We're Doomed I tell you

    Not to mention the debunking of the UFO videos from the previous week.
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    Although I agree that a large chunk of Diabetes...

    Although I agree that a large chunk of Diabetes II is caused by Obesity, it not the only cause. It (as in my case) can be hereditary.
  27. Thread: Lockdown Lite

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    There was this, which appears to be repeating...

    There was this, which appears to be repeating itself in Manchester

    Also I saw an NAO statistic that 40%+ ICU beds were unoccupied, but can't locate ATM.
  28. Thread: Lockdown Lite

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    Going back to original statements from HMG the...

    Going back to original statements from HMG the purpose of lockdown is not to protect the vanishingly small %age that might die from it. It is to stop the NHS from being overrun (in the NHSs...
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    More like "return to the country that subsidised...

    More like "return to the country that subsidised your training, now that we have exhausted our reserves paying you to do your job"
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    Thought for the Day: Don't.

    Thought for the Day: Don't.
  31. According to Private Eye this model was brought...

    According to Private Eye this model was brought to you by the same bloke that modelled the Foot and Mouth outbreak a few years ago. The NAO slammed that model also when it was discovered that it...
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    If it was then why mark it as...

    If it was <insert CUK target> then why mark it as Fragile?

    Thanks Paddy, I'll look them up.
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    As a matter of interest, if one wanted to ship...

    As a matter of interest, if one wanted to ship something fragile from Switzerland to the UK what is the best method? Doesn't have to be quick.
  34. Thread: Antibody tests

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    They only appear to be immune to one strain.

    They only appear to be immune to one strain.
  35. Sir Tom...

    Sir Tom
  36. Whether you get the anti bodies naturally or via...

    Whether you get the anti bodies naturally or via a vaccine is immaterial. As the saying goes what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

    I've also had it and my wife also, before the sensational...
  37. Given that almost *everyone* will get the Virus...

    Given that almost *everyone* will get the Virus and those that survive will have produced their own anti bodies what steps have been taken that should not have been?
  38. He (and carer) appeared on Michael Balls R2 show...

    He (and carer) appeared on Michael Balls R2 show Sunday. Was the best piece of Radio over the whole W/E. Was made up that MB made time for him on the show. Target then was £100,000 and MB hoped it...
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    Just to be clear the daily sensational 'death'...

    Just to be clear the daily sensational 'death' figures are for media consumption and are missing everything that isn't hospital related.

    The ONS figures collate everything reported up to the cut...
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    I suspect the medics from the US are doing a...

    I suspect the medics from the US are doing a proper job.
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    Sticky: and that's just whilst on CUK :)

    and that's just whilst on CUK :)
  42. That's the good thing about Bitcoin...

    <old gag>That's the good thing about Bitcoin standards, there's so many to choose from</old gag>
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    You could run RISCOS on a R-Pi and then BBCBASIC...

    You could run RISCOS on a R-Pi and then BBCBASIC VI has the same assembler directives as for the original 6502 but for the ARM chip. Best of both worlds.
  44. Shurely shom mishtake?

    Shurely shom mishtake?
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    Brings a whole new angle to playing 'Top Trumps'

    Brings a whole new angle to playing 'Top Trumps'
  46. Thread: #ClapForCarers

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    Hang on. All this was foretold in 'The Kings Men'.

    Hang on. All this was foretold in 'The Kings Men'.
  47. Thread: Good news

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    Paid 103.9p for my Unleaded at the w/e

    Paid 103.9p for my Unleaded at the w/e
  48. Thread: Transport

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    Proof I guess is that given a serious crime,...

    Proof I guess is that given a serious crime, caught on this omnipresent CCTV, pops up on Crimewatch 2 years later unsolved ….
  49. Thread: Hikikomori CFL

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    Did my (ruined by the storms) fence over the...

    Did my (ruined by the storms) fence over the weekend. Pressure treated panels but still sprayed them. 2hr drying time. Where did you get the 12 weeks from?
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    Some non-CV19 content

    Before Nick pinches this for the Monday links

    Life at Bletchly
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