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    Boris is going to sort it. Although it's all gone...

    Boris is going to sort it. Although it's all gone very quiet this week...
  2. You don't catch Covid from 20s near a waiter. You...

    You don't catch Covid from 20s near a waiter. You catch it from 20m sat near someone. It's a real disease, not a zombie movie.

    This is the real cause of problems:
    Nottinghamshire tier 3: Crowds...
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    They can if they join the EU, and get loads of...

    They can if they join the EU, and get loads of funding due to being a poor nation.
  4. Wasn't he clever to indirectly shoehorn in how...

    Wasn't he clever to indirectly shoehorn in how wealthy he his that prices are down 75k :)
  5. Statistically, back then there was something like...

    Statistically, back then there was something like a 1:2000 chance of someone having CV. 50 people in the restaurant, probably 4 people within 2m of us and none facing us. Do the math as they say :)...
  6. It's not a case of either-or. This news isn't...

    It's not a case of either-or.

    This news isn't hugely surprising but the fault seems to lie with the venues not enforcing distancing, in my view. We took advantage of the scheme to visit a nice...
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    Because he refused to hold his views in check?...

    Because he refused to hold his views in check? Nah, far more likely he'd rather be suspended than act falsely (as he sees it). If he maintains the issue has been used to stir up dissent and blown up...
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    Bit late though.

    Bit late though.
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    Indeed. It's well known that the young vote...

    Indeed. It's well known that the young vote conservative and the old vote liberal. Oh, wait.
  10. Thread: Leeks

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    Leeks

    Leeks mistaken for machete spark Aberdeen police probe - BBC News
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    And many about Trump. It all just washes off ...

    And many about Trump. It all just washes off


    Ha, minnie citing evidence and facts, that's rich.

    How come they are releasing voting data before election day? Seems the sort of thing that isn't...
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    Carpentry TV show gets the Chop

    The Chop: Sky cancels TV carpentry show over contestant'''s tattoos - BBC News



    (admin note, your auto-URL thing doesn't escape characters properly...)
  13. Maybe your house is so small that's not a problem...

    Maybe your house is so small that's not a problem :)
  14. Well yes. But in theory manufacturers only need...

    Well yes. But in theory manufacturers only need to worry about the common interface when designing?

    You're very trusting. The quality of apps doesn't give me much confidence it's not just a couple...
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    Ah, it's one of those. A nice witch-hunt, any...

    Ah, it's one of those. A nice witch-hunt, any reasonable comment you might make is viewed as "YOU ARE A HUGE ANTI-SEMITE". I'm no JC fan but it's hardly controversial to suggest the media blew this...
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    Polling remains stable, in fact a few swing...

    Polling remains stable, in fact a few swing states have even gone blue again - though they're changing every day, flashing like police lights. No sign it mattes to people who weren't already locked...
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    AVoid contact with people you don't need to be in...

    AVoid contact with people you don't need to be in contact with. Take cautions when you do.

    I don't need to know the rules around the country, only where I live. So do you. And regardless, it's not...
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    On the topic of when we might have a result, this...

    On the topic of when we might have a result, this was interesting:

    https://twitter.com/peterhurford/status/1321881018849206272

    (admin, can we have the ability to embed tweets please?)
  19. This came up on twitter and I thought of you....

    This came up on twitter and I thought of you. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19 - Petitions

    If you genuinely think fraud/corruption is evident, DO something...
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    You'd think leaving it until 2 days before the...

    You'd think leaving it until 2 days before the election is a bit of a wasted chance.
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    I've mentioned multiple metrics. I mentioned...

    I've mentioned multiple metrics. I mentioned deaths, and someone complained that includes everyone who dies within a month of a positive test regardless of cause. So I mentioned excess deaths and...
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    We should remember the real Trump supporters, who...

    We should remember the real Trump supporters, who attend rallies, are a tiny, tiny minority of people who vote for him - what kind of weirdo goes to a political rally :)
    So big crowds means little...
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    "don't go to the pub" "don't go into other...

    "don't go to the pub"
    "don't go into other peoples' houses"
    "wash your hands, wear a mask, keep 2m apart"

    It's blinding obvious, you don't need to know every detail to tell if you are being...
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    Suspending JC took me by surprise.

    Suspending JC took me by surprise.
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    Well he is the healthiest president ever,...

    Well he is the healthiest president ever, remember.
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    Lock down or give up?

    These wishy washy local restrictions seem to being naff all, whether because the restrictions themselves don't work or (more likely IMO) because people think they're pointless and ignore them.

    As...
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    I was meaning the campaigning specifically, how...

    I was meaning the campaigning specifically, how he has the energy to do multiple rallies per day... at 70+ that is pretty remarkable.

    Although, 290 rounds of golf in 4 years - I'd want time off...
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    I mean, I'd start by googling your thread title :)

    I mean, I'd start by googling your thread title :)
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    I will give Trump credit for the amount of energy...

    I will give Trump credit for the amount of energy he has. The workload and pressure must be incredible, even for a young man.
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    Just saw that. I remember he came and gave a talk...

    Just saw that. I remember he came and gave a talk to our church 10 or 15 years back which was rather random as none of the young people knew who he was.
  31. eGates don't seem to care about that. But lots of...

    eGates don't seem to care about that. But lots of people don't know how to use them. THey'll spend multiple minutes trapped in the cage pressing random pages against the scanner.
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    Aren't private jets exempt or something?

    Aren't private jets exempt or something?
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    Dead people don't vote. Their family and loved...

    Dead people don't vote. Their family and loved ones do.
    All those who had CV seriously and are dealing with the effects vote, and so do their families.
    Those who are struggling to make ends meet...
  34. In this case we're talking the big companies...

    In this case we're talking the big companies teaming up to force a standard on manufacturers, which surely benefits all the big companies.

    Anyway, I suppose back to the original question the only...
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    Kiev from Tesco with Heinz beans, or home-made...

    Kiev from Tesco with Heinz beans, or home-made kiev with your own slow-cooked beans?
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    That's always been the case. It might be that it...

    That's always been the case. It might be that it gives a systemic inflation to reported CV deaths, but when those deaths jump from 30 to 300 it still suggests whatever the true figure is has jumped...
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    Yeah those carefully curated photos are entirely...

    Yeah those carefully curated photos are entirely trustworthy. Hardly like they don't exist for Trump, Pence, and every other big name who someone has an interest in attacking.

    I am enjoying...
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    Trump has set his stall out on the rebounding US...

    Trump has set his stall out on the rebounding US economy based on strong stock-market performance even during Covid, rather than on things like employment and poverty.
    Now even that is starting to...
  39. I'm largely resigned my data has to go via...

    I'm largely resigned my data has to go via someone's server, I'd like to at least know who it is and not have it bounce around some random Chinese servers. Privacy aside, the risk is they just stop...
  40. Every standard we have now was once "the new...

    Every standard we have now was once "the new standard" that had to fight all the proprietary mess.

    If you look at previous decades, we can see companies do benefit from standards. You only have...
  41. I might not love everything going to Amazon but...

    I might not love everything going to Amazon but at least I know it is. But the random Shenzen company selling the smart-plug...

    Came across this: Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up to...
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    Doing pretty damn well in the cushy White House...

    Doing pretty damn well in the cushy White House jobs daddy got them?
    There's been plenty of damning content on his family, the whole family is a mess.
  43. The joys of eGates. Making sure you pay close...

    The joys of eGates. Making sure you pay close attention to who is in front to detect who is clearly not going to be able to make it work and move to a different one.
  44. True, but we do end up with things...

    True, but we do end up with things standardising... USB, VHS, DVD, calendar formats. Lots of things in the browser world were created by MS/Google and taken on by others.

    I'm still unclear to what...
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    I'd heard things like: no registered suppliers in...

    I'd heard things like: no registered suppliers in certain areas, suppliers simply upping their prices, etc. I've never used anything like this but apparently prior schemes have been somewhat hit &...
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    Keir drives his car into a pedestrian and the...

    Keir drives his car into a pedestrian and the important thing is HE isn't injured?
  47. Inneresting. I wonder if it'd run on a NAS? Do...

    Inneresting. I wonder if it'd run on a NAS?

    Do others agree this whole IoT will end up standardising so you can just plug something in, and Google/Amazon/Apple does the rest? Of course some don't...
  48. You still have to install the TP Tapo app though...

    You still have to install the TP Tapo app though (at least to setup). Granted I'd trust TP-Link a lot more than "Best Smort plug 3334" but still, aren't you reliant on TP's server? i.e. does a...
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    Anyone tried this Green Homes Grant then?

    Sounded good on paper but I've heard bad things about previous schemes... anyone bothered to see?
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    Like a Trump victory celebration, it'll be in bad...

    Like a Trump victory celebration, it'll be in bad taste.
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