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    I must say Grant Schapps comes across as a...

    I must say Grant Schapps comes across as a complete freaking idiot....

    There is "no shortage of fuel" and people should be "sensible" and fill up only when they need to, Transport Secretary...
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    Are there really 6m EU citizens living in the UK?...

    Are there really 6m EU citizens living in the UK?





    Are there really 6m EU citizens living in the UK? | National Statistical

    Also note that third national spouses of UK Nationals wishing...
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    ^ Yeah, let them eat cake....:rolleyes:

    ^ Yeah, let them eat cake....:rolleyes:
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    I guess half the poultry workers suddenly retired...

    I guess half the poultry workers suddenly retired after Brexit as well...
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    I hear there is a shortage of lorry drivers in...

    I hear there is a shortage of lorry drivers in the UK, but it has nothing to do with Brexit, Ha! Ha! It seems the government is still in denial over the colossal mistake of leaving the EU.

    Nothing...
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    Sticky: I managed a yearly high of 92,450 steps and 5 x...

    I managed a yearly high of 92,450 steps and 5 x 10hour days working last week. I've done more steps in a week-end in my youth but was well pleased with this at my age...
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    ^ Whatever the perceived problems with TD, and...

    ^ Whatever the perceived problems with TD, and those that like to squabble, it is nice to know someone is out there when you need some sort of support when times are bad.

    There have been a few TD...
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    Thanks for the kind words from TD members... ...

    Thanks for the kind words from TD members...

    Grand niece was finally diagnosed with lymphoma cancer but I haven't heard what stage it is at. She is being treated at the same hospital in Udon Thani...
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    Poll: It didn't certainly pop up, it was tracked from...

    It didn't certainly pop up, it was tracked from take- off and the time of hijack is known to the nearest couple of minutes. The passengers used their mobiles to tell the world what was happening ffs....
  10. The French failed to deliver on budget and local...

    The French failed to deliver on budget and local work. They were warned enough times. They deserve to lose the contract. Well done to the Aussies in finding a way out.

    It'll take a couple of...
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    Poll: Yes they did. It is well documented that they had...

    Yes they did. It is well documented that they had training on a B-727.
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    Covid is getting me down big time... We were...

    Covid is getting me down big time...

    We were vaccinated too late to enjoy the summer and I have loads of holiday left to enjoy the winter instead. However, we still can't get to our own home in...
  13. I read a study that suggested an oil pipeline...

    I read a study that suggested an oil pipeline could be economically viable and would help the West, ME, India, and Japan but not a great deal of gain for Thailand. The problem is that it is only a...
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    Scratching cats running along the curtains...

    Scratching cats running along the curtains heightens irritation, nightly games...
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    I did find a link in English... ...

    I did find a link in English...



    Coronavirus in Germany

    Proposing for himself rather than everyone and acknowledged as being a risky approach.
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    Poll: No, that was a question for Backspin.

    No, that was a question for Backspin.
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    Poll: The technology is available but it hasn't been...

    The technology is available but it hasn't been implemented on any commercial airliner in service. It certainly wasn't implemented on the two airliners that crashed into the WTC.

    Where's your link...
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    That's the biggest admission you'll get that Mad...

    That's the biggest admission you'll get that Mad Max was in the wrong.

    Good to see the stewards have given Mad Max a well deserved grid penalty.
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    Poll: Yes, in theory, they can, as illustrated by the...

    Yes, in theory, they can, as illustrated by the multitude of UAVs available.

    However, there are no commercial aircraft with remote control capabilities currently flying in the world.
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    Poll: Clearly you have never been in the cockpit of a...

    Clearly you have never been in the cockpit of a commercial aircraft and never been in a sim. It is also clear you also have no idea of the basic mechanics of flight. If you had then you would know...
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    Poll: Well actually it has. It is much easier than you...

    Well actually it has. It is much easier than you think.
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    Poll: Of course pilots could do it with ease. The...

    Of course pilots could do it with ease. The towers were almost the same width as an international airport runway. The hard bit was punching in the waypoint to get to NY.
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    Mad Max needs to learn to give way when he needs...

    Mad Max needs to learn to give way when he needs to. A little bit of patience and he'd have won the race.
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    ^ As if a glass of wine is going to increase the...

    ^ As if a glass of wine is going to increase the risk of catching covid. I really can't fathom some of the silly rules that governments decide to impose.

    Glad you enjoyed your meal.
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    Sticky: The UK day2 PCR testing scam could be on its last...

    The UK day2 PCR testing scam could be on its last legs, and about time too.

    Travel PCR tests could be scrapped in traffic light system review saving UK families hundreds of pounds

    Holidaymakers...
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    Poll: It was a crash demonstration to test, amongst...

    It was a crash demonstration to test, amongst other things, fuel additives in an aid to limit fires. It did not land six times, undercarriage wasn't even lowered.
    Controlled Impact Demonstration -...
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    I'd agree with that and can recall where I was...

    I'd agree with that and can recall where I was for both events. I was very young when JFK was shot but still recall the worried looks of my parents when they heard about it on the radio.

    The wife...
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    Which is exactly what Mercedes need. Russell will...

    Which is exactly what Mercedes need. Russell will probably need a season or two, but he has enough talent to take over from Hamilton. Bottas has been an excellent number 2 driver over the past...
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    ^ We're talking about more than 50 Brits on a...

    ^ We're talking about more than 50 Brits on a single site gaining German citizenship in the last three years.
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    ^ They don't look local to me, imported from...

    ^ They don't look local to me, imported from Korea or China?
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    ^ There are over 1 million UK citizens resident...

    ^ There are over 1 million UK citizens resident in the EU, so it's not just about me...

    ...and there are countless others that have lost the opportunity I have had.

    All but 2 of the Brits...
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    ^ Desperate for something to say or just want to...

    ^ Desperate for something to say or just want to have a dig at Cyrille despite him being correct?

    Even those UK citizens residing in the EU after Brexit are limited to work opportunities in the...
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    ^ We stopped for a spot of lunch, it's at access...

    ^ We stopped for a spot of lunch, it's at access height.
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    Step 2, checking out the camping gear, quickly...

    Step 2, checking out the camping gear, quickly followed the arrival of the Discovery. Mrs Troy was keen to find mushrooms in the black forest having seen a youtube video of the area around...
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    ^ Pedal walkers is about your limit when it comes...

    ^ Pedal walkers is about your limit when it comes to trekking.
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    That was an entertaining knock from Woakes and a...

    That was an entertaining knock from Woakes and a well deserved 50.

    India need to make a few runs tonight because the weather's turning and it could be difficult tomorrow.
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    :gay: Same here, but I have always found...

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    Same here, but I have always found them too narrow for my feet. The ones I have are very comfortable on roads as well, especially the heel, and I have increased daily walking by a...
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    Cockney Rebel - Loretta's Tale (1973) Steve...

    Cockney Rebel - Loretta's Tale (1973) Steve Harley - YouTube

    ...and the first smooch music a couple of years later...

    10cc - I'm Not In Love - YouTube

    Still brings back some very lovely...
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    ^ still debating when the wife should head back...

    ^ still debating when the wife should head back to Thailand. I won't be going as I don't want to get stuck again.

    Picked up the Discovery today, it's nice to drive and lots of newer features than...
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    ^ with half points dished out is a possibility. ...

    ^ with half points dished out is a possibility.

    Dutch GP next week-end so postponing until tomorrow may not be possible.
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    Like the 1968 German GP? A fantastic race for...

    Like the 1968 German GP? A fantastic race for Jacky Stewart but disastrous for many others. Far too dangerous to race under such conditions nowadays.

    This is going to get written off, more rain is...
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    I was swapping between worn walking shoes for the...

    I was swapping between worn walking shoes for the most part of the year while I was deciding which pair to buy next. The wife decided to buy me a pair to help me out, Columbia charter oak waterproof...
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    ^ We are in Sakon Nakhon province about half way...

    ^ We are in Sakon Nakhon province about half way between Udon and Sakon.

    Khon Kaen University has carried out quite a bit of research into crop farming, including tomatoes, and it should be easier...
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    This.... Athelia rolfsii - Wikipedia...

    This....

    Athelia rolfsii - Wikipedia

    ...as well as possibly other problems that caused our plants to die from the bottom up just as the first fruit were looking good. That's when we used seed...
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    Output from your random cliche generator?

    Output from your random cliche generator?
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    This is old news 'arry, I reported it in Sept...

    This is old news 'arry, I reported it in Sept 2019 when I had to renew my passport in case of a no deal brexit. The UK government was misreporting a 6- month validity requirement when exiting EU...
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    Sticky: ^ One of the Tussock moths, a bit of a pest on...

    ^ One of the Tussock moths, a bit of a pest on shrubs. Careful picking them as the hairs are mildly toxic.
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    What a magnificent first day for England! That's...

    What a magnificent first day for England! That's cheered me up no end, fantastic morning session. Heading into the last half hour with England having a first innings lead on the first day...:)
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    ^ Noted...thanks. Will make plans to go back...

    ^ Noted...thanks.

    Will make plans to go back late October/November and have a back-up plan of niece and husband taking a few days holiday to drive the wife home.

    I may go and pick her up at the...
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    Throwing money at a problem without understanding...

    Throwing money at a problem without understanding the problem is the surest way to lose your money and respect.

    Who is funding the Taliban?
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