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Today, 5:42 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Seven days to go.
Boris might be interested in this one as 7 is the international dialing code for Russia!
On the lighter side, according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New7Wonders_of_the_World...
Yesterday, 3:14 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Eight days to go.
And... the only possible candidate for any mention at all must be the 8 Bit microprocessor.
Whether it was the Z80 or the 6502, they formed the basis of the early home computers....
Dec 4th 2019, 5:02 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Canada 2% Nato

Not any more.
It must have come as a bit of a shock when the Wall fell and Germany was reunited. What task had NATO then? Who would pay the bills?
In the time since, NATO has been looking for a...
Dec 4th 2019, 5:43 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Nine days to go.
Immediate thoughts on the number 9 pointed upwards to the heavens and, as I learned in my youth, to the nine planets... except poor old Pluto got demoted so that was out... although...
Dec 3rd 2019, 7:03 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Really.. but it's kind of you to take the trouble to let me know ...
Dec 3rd 2019, 6:01 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Ten days to go, and the significance of Number 10 is what it's all about.
Scratching my head I came across this https://mysticalnumbers.com/number-10/
One snippit among many describes the French...
Dec 2nd 2019, 4:43 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

No I wasn't aware of this etherial message, but there are only eleven days to go.
Did you know that 11 is a Prime number, which is quite apposite since there were 11 candidates vying for Prime...
Dec 2nd 2019, 12:37 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Random stuff - the anything else thread

Paper making is highly energy intensive. One review indicates " The pulp, paper and printing sector accounted for 5.6% of industrial energy consumption in 2014"...
Dec 1st 2019, 6:11 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Random stuff - the anything else thread

Really? I'm still using a wooden stick.
Dec 1st 2019, 7:49 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Twelve days to go.
Twelve. Did you know that the prime derivatives of twelve are 1,2 and 3.
And...
Did you know that 1 + 2 + 3 = 6?
And...
Did you know that there are 6 letters in the word...
Nov 30th 2019, 7:22 am
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Thirteen days to go.
Thirteen... Did you know that 13 = 6 + 7 ?
And...
Did you know that 42 = 6 x 7 ?
And...
Did you know that 42 is the answer: the answer to life, the universe and everything ?...
Nov 29th 2019, 10:20 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

I'm ready to be proven wrong and like most on here have a fixed view on what's going on and any of us can be wrong.
However, I do firmly believe that only the conservatives have an identifiable path...
Nov 29th 2019, 9:28 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Do I detect just a little anti-Boris feeling creeping in under the skin...?
And do I perceive just a little denigration of our hero by comparing him with the Horned One...?
And am I discerning just...
Nov 29th 2019, 8:38 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

I strongly suspect that once Johnson made it clear that Brexit with a deal was being pushed then support for the one-man one-policy Brexit Party started to weaken. It also became obvious that they...
Nov 29th 2019, 7:17 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

I see your point, but Boris can always highlight the appalling behaviour of MPs in the Commons that forms the background to the phrase and this, unlike less tangible arguments, can easily be...
Nov 29th 2019, 6:56 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

It doesn't matter what you think it means, or for that matter what it actually means.
He'll point to having ended the A50 phase and the endless parliamentary squabbling as what he meant.
Two weeks...
Nov 29th 2019, 6:39 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Don't knock it. It's a short perfectly understandable phrase that gets the message across and keeps the Brexit argument where he wants it. It reminds people that, well that Brexit headache, rightly...
Nov 29th 2019, 6:23 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Partly.
This election has three main pivotal points that the voter will consider.
Party affiliation, Brexit preference and Leader personality.
Most people never meet or see their MP so they're...
Nov 29th 2019, 5:44 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

OK, so let's analyse the statementOriginally Posted by BristolUK "He'd be as bad a neighbour as Trump."

What makes this statement absurd is the reference to Trump. Surely, in this entire...
Nov 29th 2019, 5:10 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

You see, it's comments like this that make the point for me. They're so absurd that they end up making the opposite case.
But I stand to be wrong, it's happened before. Can't quite remember when but...
Nov 29th 2019, 4:47 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: PM Boris

Tick tock ... tick tock ... time passes.
Only two weeks remaining now for the fence sitters to decide what direction they'd like the country to take.
And how will they do this? What information...
Nov 28th 2019, 7:24 pm
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Views: 34,280
Posted By dave_j

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7732719/Boeing-fuselage-ruptured-777X-stress-test-blowing-passenger-door-damaging-wing.html
Apparently the reports that a cargo door failed earlier were...
Nov 28th 2019, 4:58 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Trump Trump Trump

I think you've highlighted the reason why the Dems could very well lose.
The Dem psychology, like that of many who think they have a lot to lose, is to try to keep what they have regardless.
And...
Nov 27th 2019, 10:19 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

One reason these tests are made is to ensure that the factor of safety designed into the structure has been well understood. The fact that it failed within an envelope where the structure should have...
Nov 27th 2019, 7:32 pm
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Posted By dave_j

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

This is a bit worrying.
Boeing, like it's planes, seems to be coming apart at the seams.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-777x-fuselage-split-during-162111214.html
and.... I don't like...
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