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    Old Harrovian But I believe Harrow School does...

    Old Harrovian

    But I believe Harrow School does take girls these days, so we can't jump to any hasty conclusions! :rolleyes:
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    That guy is crazy. A python has a reflex to...

    That guy is crazy. A python has a reflex to tighten its grip if it senses a heartbeat, such as in neck arteries, and can't stop even if it wanted to.

    And if/when the python round his neck started...
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    AtW suddenly stopped posting several days ago,...

    AtW suddenly stopped posting several days ago, come to think of it, about the time this guy was probably kidnapped! :eek:
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    Nooo! He mustn't risk it! :eek: ...

    Nooo! He mustn't risk it! :eek:

    http://home.bt.com/images/the-two-window-cleaners-stranded-1000ft-up-136403311396103901-160112125733.jpg

    I nearly bought an open-plan flat the size of a tennis...
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    Those objectives being to maintain the UK as a...

    Those objectives being to maintain the UK as a client state, subject to all EU laws and with no say in them.

    No thanks! :mad
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    FFS are you really quibbling over £5 ?! No...

    FFS are you really quibbling over £5 ?!

    No wonder the country is in such a mess when so many people are such penny-pinching misers!
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    :spel FOOG

    :spel FOOG
  8. It's also a crazy crime if you have any assets...

    It's also a crazy crime if you have any assets you care about, such as a house, because if you hit someone while driving and put them in a wheel chair for life for example, they could sue the pants...
  9. Thread: V3 anyone?

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    The Israelis had previously asked him nicely to...

    The Israelis had previously asked him nicely to back off from helping Saddam, but the guy was too, er, Bull headed to stop. .. :eyes
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    I know - I was joking! :laugh

    I know - I was joking! :laugh
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    Highlights? They should show the whole thing....

    Highlights? They should show the whole thing. There's nothing as exciting as a police chase! :D
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    Rag and bone man's cart? Milk float? They'd...

    Rag and bone man's cart?

    Milk float? They'd better hurry though, because I recently read there are now only a couple of thousand Dairy Crest milk delivery people left in the UK.
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    The words "loser" and "sucker" needn't disparage...

    The words "loser" and "sucker" needn't disparage someone's ability. It can be applied to some poor sod who is in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    So obviously he wasn't criticising the vets, but...
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    This trump supporter can at least post a correct...

    This trump supporter can at least post a correct link!

    2020-09-06 Lake Travis: Several boats sink at pro-Trump parade in Texas
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    2020-09-04 After 3,160 days... HS2 digging...

    2020-09-04 After 3,160 days... HS2 digging finally starts: Boris Johnson hails controversial rail link as engine for jobs growth as construction starts at last

    :eyes
  16. The CV suggestions are helpful, but I (among, I...

    The CV suggestions are helpful, but I (among, I dare say, others) am more interested in hearing impressions about the current IT contract market.

    I suspect Two Wolves's impressions are all too...
  17. Yes, he thinks that in the unlikely event of...

    Yes, he thinks that in the unlikely event of Brexit ever becoming a possibility, Remaining would be best.
  18. How are people on the bench finding the market?

    Been on the bench for over a month now, for the first time in over 20 years.

    I have enough to get by for now, but am applying on and off for around three or four contracts a week.

    I only apply...
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    FOOG! (May as well get that in early :D )

    FOOG!

    (May as well get that in early :D )
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    True of course, but then neither yet is all the...

    True of course, but then neither yet is all the extra tax revenue being discussed.
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    Yep, and cancel the insanely outdated HS2...

    Yep, and cancel the insanely outdated HS2 project. That will add £100 billion to the pot immediately (actually, probably double or more of that by the time the massive white elephant is complete).
    ...
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    Old Greg is subtly sabotaging this thread because...

    Old Greg is subtly sabotaging this thread because he has a wobbly tooth, and he's long overdue for a checkup, but is terrified of dentists! :laugh
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    India's looks the most efficient - Can't we copy...

    India's looks the most efficient - Can't we copy the Indian Health Service? :rolleyes:
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    For comparison, here is the Apollo launch and...

    For comparison, here is the Apollo launch and lunar insertion checklist

    It is a bit longer, but not much! :laugh
  25. Thread: Morning all

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    Morning Grice, er, all! :wave:

    Morning Grice, er, all! :wave:
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    What a wonderful idea - You'd see more sudden...

    What a wonderful idea - You'd see more sudden miracle cures than Jesus made by the Lake of Galilee, as all the hypochondriacs hobbling into outpatients with a slightly strained knee, and hordes of...
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    Do you mean as convinced as Cameron was as smugly...

    Do you mean as convinced as Cameron was as smugly convinced he would walk the Brexit referendum and never have to worry about Brexit again?

    Ot just fairly convinced? :rolleyes:
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    That was crabs, but I did manage to bag loads of...

    That was crabs, but I did manage to bag loads of large mackerels and a record-breaking tuna which I sold for £100,000!
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    I did a quick Google, and it seems there are two...

    I did a quick Google, and it seems there are two or three basic fishing rod designs, and with one (for game fishing?) holding it upside down makes it easier to use slight thumb pressure to regulate...
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    The smug metropolitan elite are just as stupid...

    The smug metropolitan elite are just as stupid but in different ways, not the least of which is being so arrogantly convinced of their rectitude and virtue they forget they are in a small minority,...
  31. The snag with modified general relativity...

    The snag with modified general relativity explanations is that the tiny effects for a spaceship passing a planet would presumably show up far more obviously in extreme-gravity situations such as...
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    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/167D6/...

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/167D6/production/_90081129_eu_ref_uk_regions_leave_remain_gra624_by_age.png

    <----- hard-won experience and knowledge | idealism and blissful...
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    The UK has hordes of foreign tourists. You of all...

    The UK has hordes of foreign tourists. You of all people, living in Kensington, should know that.

    So if there must be tax rises, the Government should somehow ensure we are craftily picking...
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    Well, true. I renovated the Houses of Parliament...

    Well, true. I renovated the Houses of Parliament during my community service, and moved Westminster Abbey a foot to the left to make room for a new traffic calming measure, which I'm proud to say I...
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    2020-08-14 A 25-year-old man has been charged in...

    2020-08-14 A 25-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant
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    It must be you! You're the mole gricer!! :eek:

    It must be you! You're the mole gricer!! :eek:
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    I find doom posts can be quite invigorating, sort...

    I find doom posts can be quite invigorating, sort of like jumping into freezing water (not that I'd try that)

    And it's always reassuring to know someone is worse off than oneself. :D
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    Every single one of the reader comments on those...

    Every single one of the reader comments on those articles said the UK should dish out the same! :laugh

    I agree actually, we should bring back birching and the cat o' nine tails. It would save...
  39. WHen will these idiots learn? The dog almost always survives!

    2020-08-28 Woman, 49, dies after racing into sea to try and rescue her dog Myrtle when it got into difficulty in the water :eyes
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    Flip me, these Gricer spotters are worse than...

    Flip me, these Gricer spotters are worse than Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder General.

    They see him here, they see him there, they see him everywhere.

    I'd watch out vwdan - Next they'll be wanting...
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    Chortle! :laugh The BBC only report what they...

    Chortle! :laugh

    The BBC only report what they want people to know, a carefully sanitised version of news, and they suppress anything else.

    For example, they didn't once mention the black guy in...
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    Apparently some Swiss company used for most watch...

    Apparently some Swiss company used for most watch repairs stopped making parts a couple of years ago.
  43. That's not the actual story though is it. The...

    That's not the actual story though is it.

    The politically correct organiser and/or the BBC used the absence of an audience as a pretext for not including "Rule Britannia" and (I think) Elgar's...
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    Trumpy must be chortling with glee on the quiet....

    Trumpy must be chortling with glee on the quiet. There's considerable evidence that many would-be Democrats, and a lot of blacks, are fed up and worried about the extremist carry on, mostly...
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    I'm inclined to agree, but the snag with catching...

    I'm inclined to agree, but the snag with catching an infectious virus more than once is that it gives more opportunity to infect others who haven't had it at all yet.
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    The second verse of the British National Anthem,...

    The second verse of the British National Anthem, would have been apt for the Brexit negotiations :D
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    I wonder if there was some reason they happened...

    I wonder if there was some reason they happened to release that video now, just before the US elections.



    I've long thought that would be the easiest way for advanced nomadic aliens to scoot...
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    Monday morning doom

    Can't see anything obvious on the Mail Online, but someone must have some surely. AtW needs cheering up!
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    But the second sign of senility is not being able...

    But the second sign of senility is not being able to remember any!
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    Maybe that suggestion was well intended. But...

    Maybe that suggestion was well intended. But sometimes, AtW, you can be really quite annoying. :rolleyes:
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