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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey, mild at around...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey, mild at around 16°C, and only a vague chance of rain this afternoon. Dunno what the weather's coming to :ind
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    Sticky: TV here was a bit of something on iPlayer about a...

    TV here was a bit of something on iPlayer about a nasty Russian prison whilst eating, and later another episode of S2 of Spiral/Engrenages.

    Feeling quite tired this evening, and it looks as if...
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    Sticky: Chicken dhansak out of the freezer for tea, with...

    Chicken dhansak out of the freezer for tea, with the usual rice and naan; very tasty :tongue
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    Sticky: Just cleaned the deep fat fryer, which was...

    Just cleaned the deep fat fryer, which was desperately in need of an oil change. But I won't be using it this evening, so I'll leave it until tomorrow before refilling it. This also gives it a chance...
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    Sticky: As it's Tuesday, should somebody call Charley's...

    As it's Tuesday, should somebody call Charley's and tell them to pop round to M&S for some breaded haddock?
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    Sticky: :yay: :banana: :yay: I suppose… :rolleyes:

    :yay: :banana: :yay: I suppose… :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Sausages in soft white rolls for lunch. Very nice...

    Sausages in soft white rolls for lunch. Very nice :tongue

    Getting rather grey out there, though not actually raining yet :ind
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: A bit overcast but...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    A bit overcast but generally pleasant enough out this morning :)

    We still have the thunderstorm warning, though the forecast on the phone just mutters about showers in...
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    Sticky: Tonight's TV was the first two episodes of S2 of...

    Tonight's TV was the first two episodes of S2 of Spiral/Engrenages :bluelight

    I manage to pick out the odd word or even phrase from the remnants of my O Level French, at which I was apparently so...
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    Sticky: Ribs and chips for tea :tongue It's quite mild...

    Ribs and chips for tea :tongue

    It's quite mild out, and not too cloudy; very nice sunset earlier, judging by the bits I saw :)

    Still got the weather warnings for thunderstorms over the next...
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    Commiserations, but better they spot it now :) ...

    Commiserations, but better they spot it now :)

    I've been on Ramipril since my first heart attack, apart from a few days when I was in hospital with my second heart attack, after I pointed out that...
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    Sticky: More map stuff going on :bang:

    More map stuff going on :bang:
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    Sticky: Bacon bap (wholemeal) for lunch :tongue

    Bacon bap (wholemeal) for lunch :tongue
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    Sticky: Just found that although I put laundry and...

    Just found that although I put laundry and detergent in the washing machine and selected the appropriate program about three hours ago, I didn't actually start it :eyes
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    Zeffirelli: Italian film director Franco...

    Zeffirelli: Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - BBC News
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    Just tried it as you have it in those VirtualHost...

    Just tried it as you have it in those VirtualHost configs; works for me :)
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    Sticky: :(

    :(
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    Sticky: Which has led to me finding a few bonus links on...

    Which has led to me finding a few bonus links on the subject to post downthread, so a good thing in the end :)
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    He (Ben Feist) seems to be aware that there's...

    He (Ben Feist) seems to be aware that there's still a month to go, judging from his Twitter feed: "@mcvloothuis @NASA @STEMWomen Not quite yet. July 16th is the 50th anniversary of launch." EDITED to...
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    Sticky: :laugh Probably all those leap seconds. They...

    :laugh

    Probably all those leap seconds. They soon add up :)
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    :rollin: It was, wasn't it? Well, the 16th,...

    :rollin:

    It was, wasn't it? Well, the 16th, but still July :)

    Somebody should tell the chap running the site. Maybe they're just having a dry run? :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: And, though I says it as shouldn't, I reckon it's...

    And, though I says it as shouldn't, I reckon it's a bloody good selection this week :smokin
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    Sticky: Linux Links are up :)

    Linux Links are up :)
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    Monday Links from the Bench vol. CDXCIV

    Getting these up ASAP, because you want to open the first one in a new tab and keep it open with the sound on for the next few days :smokin EDIT: Or maybe wait a few weeks; see below.


    Apollo 11...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey but mild out :ind...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey but mild out :ind

    Still got our severe weather warnings for thunderstorms tomorrow and Wednesday though :yay:
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    Sticky: Tonight's classic movie was The Lost Weekend...

    Tonight's classic movie was The Lost Weekend (1945), which I don't believe I've ever seen before, or if I have it was so long ago I'd completely forgotten it. Very good I thought :cheers:
    ...
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    Sticky: I think that one's already on the list - I've got...

    I think that one's already on the list - I've got a vague plan to watch a bunch of Westerns of that ilk some time :)

    Tea here has been some M&S Cajun chicken bits, with fries and lashings of...
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    Sticky: And it did :) Mind you, that's only about...

    And it did :)

    Mind you, that's only about three lines of code added to the template generated by Xcode :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: I'm back on one of my occasional forays into...

    I'm back on one of my occasional forays into SpriteKit, Apple's framework for sprite-based games. I've got a blob appearing on the screen, and now I'm going to make it move… :bang:
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    Sticky: It's gone very grey here over the last hour or...

    It's gone very grey here over the last hour or so, and it's a bit breezy, but the forecast insists there won't be any rain even though there's showers within a few miles according to the radar. We...
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    Sticky: The rain has been cancelled, both for today and...

    The rain has been cancelled, both for today and tomorrow :)

    Severe weather warning of thunderstorms for Tuesday and Wednesday! :yay:
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    Sticky: No need for an eviction notice nowadays, just cut...

    No need for an eviction notice nowadays, just cut off the Internet and watch them flee :laugh
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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: There's been sunny...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    There's been sunny spells but it's clouding over now. Likely to be some showers soon, apparently :ind
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    Sticky: Tonight's first big feature was Terminator 3:...

    Tonight's first big feature was Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), in which humans try to kill Terminators, Terminators try to kill humans, and everybody tries to kill everybody really. This...
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    Sticky: :yay: :banana: :yay:

    :yay: :banana: :yay:
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    Sticky: To the Chinese for tea, just for a change, and...

    To the Chinese for tea, just for a change, and very nice it was :tongue

    They apparently weren't busy; there was a haphazard conjecture about something to do with Father's Day offered to explain...
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    Sticky: Stiff competition for that title, including...

    Stiff competition for that title, including Professor Sir Christopher Ricks, with whom I had a chat about bootlegs during a break in a talk on Dylan that he gave at my university one evening in 1981...
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    Sticky: Sunny here too now; everything outside is still...

    Sunny here too now; everything outside is still pretty soggy from a number of heavy showers earlier, but it's quite mild and pleasant out there :)

    These facts determined during an amble up to the...
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    Sticky: Sausages in rolls for lunch :tongue The...

    Sausages in rolls for lunch :tongue

    The weather thing says "showers", and the back yard does appear damp so there must have been one. But it seems the main ones aren't due till teatime.
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Fairly overcast but...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Fairly overcast but mild out there today :)



    It's well worth a watch when you're in the right mood, i.e. not in need of explosions, car chases, monsters etc.
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    Sticky: Tonight's opening feature was one of those films...

    Tonight's opening feature was one of those films one is supposed to have seen, but which I never had: The Shawshank Redemption (1994). Very good I thought (thereby confirming the opinion of the rest...
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    Sticky: Place is going to pot with you gone :D I...

    Place is going to pot with you gone :D

    I didn't get around to having any lunch, meaning I had lots of calories in reserve on MyFitnessPal. So I expended them wisely on tea: chips, sausages, bacon,...
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    Sticky: Most of the decent ones are gone now :ohwell

    Most of the decent ones are gone now :ohwell
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    Sticky: It's about my only reason to get out of the house...

    It's about my only reason to get out of the house at the moment :ohwell
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    Sticky: Having been busy with work this afternoon, I need...

    Having been busy with work this afternoon, I need to do the shopping this evening. The traffic outside is still in tail-end-of-rush-hour mode so I'll give it another twenty minutes or so :ohwell
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    Sticky: It's named after him, because one of the creators...

    It's named after him, because one of the creators is a fan: Django (web framework) - Wikipedia :)
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    Sticky: Got sunny out there a few minutes ago :eek ...

    Got sunny out there a few minutes ago :eek

    Back to normal now though :ind

    I've just created 29 separate issues on GitHub for this project. But they're just "Discussion about {thing}" with a...
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    Sticky: Found a couple of slightly stale croissants I'd...

    Found a couple of slightly stale croissants I'd forgotten about in the bread bin. Only a few days out of date, so a quick blast in the oven and some raspberry jam turned them into a perfectly...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey again, but...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey again, but showers instead of continuous rain, which I suppose could be regarded as an improvement :ind



    Bummer :( :hug: <- manly
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    Sticky: Tonight's film was Jurassic Park III (2001)...

    Tonight's film was Jurassic Park III (2001), in which there's more of the same; so lacking is it in anything to distinguish it from its predecessors, in fact, that they couldn't even think of...
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