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  1. Ah GM food such as we can expect from the US of A...

    Ah GM food such as we can expect from the US of A when we get a trade deal :smokin
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    (1) it's definitely worth a reboot (2) Mine...

    (1) it's definitely worth a reboot
    (2) Mine speeded up considerably once Google Drive had finished its work. I wonder if iCloud only uses the network when it's fairly quiet (I was downloading iCloud...
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    Bah! :mad: Bloody Brexit.

    Bah! :mad:

    Bloody Brexit.
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    They will be very blessed soon, as the UK swoops...

    They will be very blessed soon, as the UK swoops in to replace EU dairy imports to Indonesia!

    Indonesia minister proposes dairy tariffs to fight EU biodiesel duties - Reuters
  5. Well I disagree! The BBC tells me that Sweden has...

    Well I disagree! The BBC tells me that Sweden has NOT negotiated an opt-out:

    "Some European Union countries have negotiated "opt-outs" in areas of EU policy they do not want to join.

    In the...
  6. No. It's you mum. I'm surprised you don't...

    No. It's you mum. I'm surprised you don't recognise her, although perhaps you never knew her :happy
  7. You are poorly informed on this subject. I'll...

    You are poorly informed on this subject. I'll refrain from calling you a dummy, but Chicken from the US is much likely much better than the tulip we get from:

    "Brazil and Thailand together account...
  8. (1) They're not. Where's your evidence for that...

    (1) They're not. Where's your evidence for that statement?
    (2) Jo Swinson is on the record as saying she'd ignore the result on a 2nd referendum if it didn't go her way.

    So really, what's the...
  9. I wonder what this even means? It's written in...

    I wonder what this even means? It's written in English and yet I don't understand it :confused:
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    Excellent news, thank you.

    Excellent news, thank you.
  11. "JEREMY CORBYN’S plea for opposition parties to...

    "JEREMY CORBYN’S plea for opposition parties to back him in a bid to prevent a no-deal Brexit has been welcomed by Tory Remainer rebel Dominic Grieve."

    Dominic Grieve is not "Tory Rebels"

    In...
  12. They can, but they haven't.

    They can, but they haven't.
  13. American food standards have done this average...

    American food standards have done this average American any harm!

    https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/631155176523497472/3KuRos5t_400x400.jpg
  14. I thought there were 17,410,743 ? Oh, I...

    I thought there were 17,410,743 ? Oh, I remember, you're in Ireland now :tongue
  15. There were plenty in Tesco this morning. Mind you...

    There were plenty in Tesco this morning. Mind you I was there at 8am to avoid the cauliflower stampede.
  16. Quite so. If Parliament holds off on the...

    Quite so.

    If Parliament holds off on the confidence vote until after the legal case in Scotland, and until after the NI power sharing motion on Sep.9th, then if these two fail, then by the time...
  17. Lying? If he loses a confidence vote, there will...

    Lying? If he loses a confidence vote, there will have to be an election.
  18. Thread: Rebel Scum

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    I suspect that their efforts will make No Deal...

    I suspect that their efforts will make No Deal more likely, because the EU has absolutely no reason to take Boris seriously if they think he's about to be thwarted.

    If the thwarting fails, there...
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    I think you're right. I'm just in the process of...

    I think you're right. I'm just in the process of ditching Dropbox and using iCloud instead, with Google as a second backup, so downloading and uploading to and from this and that is all I've been...
  20. Correct :happy Good, innit? Oh but...

    Correct :happy

    Good, innit?

    Oh but apparently Dominic Grieve, who self-proclaims to be a constitutional expert, reckons this can be prevented. Dominic Cummings, who says he doesn't know very...
  21. Thread: 1.10

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    Exchange rate prediction? I hope so. I'm already...

    Exchange rate prediction? I hope so. I'm already reaping the Brexit dividend :cool:
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    It's the uncertainty... all will be well after...

    It's the uncertainty... all will be well after Brexit :tongue
  23. That's hardly a "bet" now is it? Of course there...

    That's hardly a "bet" now is it? Of course there will be a GE well before the end of the year: Boris will want / need a majority in the house to create the new environment in which the UK will thrive...
  24. And that's exactly the date I'd choose. BoJo can...

    And that's exactly the date I'd choose. BoJo can say he's delivering Brexit. Polls close at 10pm. We leave the EU at 11pm. Although I think he'll go for November 7th because some fool said that there...
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    SL is entirely correct. Unless the OP is...

    SL is entirely correct.

    Unless the OP is planning to work the weekends, then IMO mentioning some vacation is not lying. But I won't be the one answering the questions that SL refers to (and yes,...
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    But this time it's true! Maybe.

    But this time it's true!

    Maybe.
  27. Thread: Web scraping

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    A friend of mine uses this to great effect for...

    A friend of mine uses this to great effect for scraping data
    Browser Automation, Data Extraction and Web Testing | iMacros Software
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    My young people are just trying to buy their...

    My young people are just trying to buy their first place. Oh well !
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    Well, Remainers have Boris and Brexit to get...

    Well, Remainers have Boris and Brexit to get hysterical about, but I need something too :happy
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    A kindler, gentler dictatorship?

    Anyone else wondering if Grieve's proposed government of national unity will usher in a radical (insane?) socialist government that quickly tries opponents for political crimes and refuses to...
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    Same old same old from our European "partners"...

    Same old same old from our European "partners" :laugh
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    "outrage about the power and influence of his...

    "outrage about the power and influence of his controversial aide"

    But it was ok when Alistair Campbell was the de-facto PM for Bliar.
  33. Your Russian / North Korean / Chinese /...

    Your Russian / North Korean / Chinese / Venezuelan methods are no good here :happy
  34. But didn't Parliament vote overwhelmingly for...

    But didn't Parliament vote overwhelmingly for Article 50 and also to leave on Oct.31?

    What irrevocable decision do you think Boris will make in the run up to a GE?
  35. Ah, so a lot like the EU then :ohwell

    Ah, so a lot like the EU then :ohwell
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    To be fair, the Tory traitors I heard were...

    To be fair, the Tory traitors I heard were talking about an "elder statesman" Labour leader, and today I read that Yvette Cooper or Hilary Benn are the candidates they have in mind.

    ...
  37. Maybe you should offer to take on the roles of...

    Maybe you should offer to take on the roles of Brexit negotiator, chancellor, foreign secretary, PM, in fact you could do all their jobs so much better than they do, you seem to know every such a lot...
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    I disagree... if your say you're in the US for...

    I disagree... if your say you're in the US for meetings and TO RECEIVE training, plus some vacation days
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    Missed this? Jaguar Land Rover announces...

    Missed this?
    Jaguar Land Rover announces electric car investment - BBC News
  40. Thread: 1.20

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    Excellent! :smokin

    Excellent! :smokin
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    He's got more money than Yoww...

    He's got more money than Yoww
  42. Thread: Leaks

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    I thought this would be a thread about bedwetting...

    I thought this would be a thread about bedwetting remainers :mad
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    Negotiating tactics! Good 'innit ? :tongue

    Negotiating tactics! Good 'innit ? :tongue
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    Fantastic news, for exporters, like me :glasses

    Fantastic news, for exporters, like me :glasses
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    Edit: the conversation has since moved on,...

    Edit: the conversation has since moved on, rendering my comment pointless and some Dutch fella wrong.
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    :rollin: oh dear god no, no one actually votes LD...

    :rollin: oh dear god no, no one actually votes LD when it counts! Oh deary deary me!
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    Oh shhhh now, how dare you question the "received...

    Oh shhhh now, how dare you question the "received wisdom" (of the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters) :rolleyes:
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    Is is asking for the Root password? Is the user...

    Is is asking for the Root password?
    Is the user in the sudoers group?
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    That's the Yorkshireman in you coming out!...

    That's the Yorkshireman in you coming out! They're what? £2 each :happy
  50. This is off message. Stop it!

    This is off message. Stop it!
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