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    Sticky: ^ Such discrimination would put pressure on...

    ^ Such discrimination would put pressure on governments to approve vaccines and to administer to those that have money. It also encourages black market supply and forged certificates.
  2. ^ & ^^ Great detective work from Nev again... ...

    ^ & ^^ Great detective work from Nev again...

    I didn't know the 1911 was manufactured under licence in Thailand.
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    The pound is expected to stabilise now Brexit is...

    The pound is expected to stabilise now Brexit is over, but it won't be regaining its 2015 level any time soon, if ever.
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    I was inspired by this thread and nigelandjan's...

    I was inspired by this thread and nigelandjan's contributions when making my New Year's Resolution for 2021. I like to learn something different each year and decided to attempt to learn to draw this...
  5. Probably safer without an armed guard, who would...

    Probably safer without an armed guard, who would likely have to be shot to start with. The guy will be caught and the stuff recovered without unnecessary shootings.
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    Just for comparison, I have a Pajero sport with...

    Just for comparison, I have a Pajero sport with the 2.4L, which reports suggest has a worse fuel consumption c.f. 12l/100k, However, driving around at 80-100kph in 2wd, I get around 7-8l/100kph....
  7. Thread: Airline News

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    ^ Ryanair, TUI, and Turkish are the European...

    ^ Ryanair, TUI, and Turkish are the European airlines with firm orders. Doubt you'll be flying with these anyway 'arry.
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    Sticky: The wife heard that Gen P has been vaccinated....

    The wife heard that Gen P has been vaccinated. She said it was on the telly yesterday. Is this true, after his wait and see if the vaccine is safe bolox?
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    It's not about individuals, switch, haven't you...

    It's not about individuals, switch, haven't you worked that out yet?
  10. Worst I've eaten is sea cucumber, but I won't eat...

    Worst I've eaten is sea cucumber, but I won't eat many of the insects in Thailand.

    Saying that, there is a green beetle that has a fantastic taste and great as a flavouring in many dishes, bit I...
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    ^ Drama over with England knocking up the runs in...

    ^ Drama over with England knocking up the runs in quick order.
  12. I used to ensure at least world Service for FA...

    I used to ensure at least world Service for FA cup and the Ashes. I will always remember third test 1981, stuck in a bunker and listening to that recovery. I've also listened to the FA cup from some...
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    ^ Seeing them like that always reminds me of...

    ^ Seeing them like that always reminds me of Blade Runner....
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    Sticky: I am surprised Garden Centres and DIY centres are...

    I am surprised Garden Centres and DIY centres are still open in the UK. Not what I would consider essential, although it was a pain them being shut over the Christmas holidays in Germany.
  15. Both my ex and current wife had ectopic...

    Both my ex and current wife had ectopic pregnancies and both were operated on within 24 hours of diagnosis.

    It is an extremely dangerous, life threatening condition.
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    Sri Lanka must be rueing their first innings...

    Sri Lanka must be rueing their first innings score...21/3 is adding a bit of nerves.
  17. I thought the touristy bit was Penang and...

    I thought the touristy bit was Penang and Langkawi, but although nice enough, they don't compare with the Thai tourist areas.
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    ^ An early wicket to add some excitement...11/1

    ^ An early wicket to add some excitement...11/1
  19. All the same, it appears to have worked. I was...

    All the same, it appears to have worked. I was quite impressed with the measures taken when I was there March -> June. Certainly better than the measures taken in Germany and the UK, especially when...
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    Sticky: Norway has concerns about vaccinating the old and...

    Norway has concerns about vaccinating the old and weak after several deaths...

    Norway Raises Concern Over Vaccine Jabs for the Elderly

    Norway expressed increasing concern about the safety of...
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    I have to say I've never tried beef sausages,...

    I have to say I've never tried beef sausages, never even noticed them in the shops. Pork it's always been for me, except in religious friendly places, where I've had to put up with chicken...
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    Tell that to the grumbling fishermen, over 90% of...

    Tell that to the grumbling fishermen, over 90% of whom voted for Brexit....
  23. A 75% drop from 2019 numbers but still...

    A 75% drop from 2019 numbers but still optimistic...
  24. A Spoonerism rather than dyslexia? It was...

    A Spoonerism rather than dyslexia?



    It was a bad copy from the English Bill of Rights 1689.
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    Sticky: ^^ Bavaria is enforcing the wearing of FFP2...

    ^^ Bavaria is enforcing the wearing of FFP2 (KN95) masks on public transport and stores starting Monday. Only grocery and pharmacy stores open since the week before Christmas.

    Areas with new...
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    Wouldn't any generic PX24 be just as good and...

    Wouldn't any generic PX24 be just as good and cheaper?
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    ^ It was actually a facetious response to a...

    ^ It was actually a facetious response to a serious question but we are all used to your alternative world nowadays....
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    Brexit teething problems causing a bit of chaos...

    Brexit teething problems causing a bit of chaos for the fishing industry. Lorries with fresh produce being delayed at the French border causing lots of waste. Still they voted for it so they'll have...
  29. I can see how you might think this way from the...

    I can see how you might think this way from the information in the above mini doc, however, there is quite a lot of missing information that is quite important. I have had a quick read of the...
  30. I think that's a little harsh. Do you mean he...

    I think that's a little harsh. Do you mean he should have aborted take-off on the first indication? Nothing in the procedures to indicate he should.

    One it happened in flight they had 6-10 seconds...
  31. The lecturer clearly can't spell: "army".

    The lecturer clearly can't spell: "army".
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    ^ B36...Ten engines, that's a lot of...

    ^ B36...Ten engines, that's a lot of engines...the 4 outboard jets were used for take off assistance and shut down in cruise, they could be used for short periods in flight though.

    I don't know a...
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    Sticky: The Queen made Prince Philip give up smoking when...

    The Queen made Prince Philip give up smoking when they got married so its been many years since he smoked. Likes his beer though, apparently.
  34. ^^ You really are a silly little shit.... As...

    ^^ You really are a silly little shit....

    As for the only 2 reasons comment...silly dumb little shit.
  35. Apparently it nosedived into the sea from...

    Apparently it nosedived into the sea from ~11,000ft. Ex Continental Air 737-524 nearly 27 years old.

    Catastrophic failure? Or a heavily ND stab trim to scare everyone away from 737's.....
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    Stick to the first plan, but get several quotes...

    Stick to the first plan, but get several quotes with you buying the materials.
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    Smith responds to jibe with a century....

    Smith responds to jibe with a century....
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    ^ Street party?

    ^ Street party?
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    ^ Trump should be told to resign or face charges...

    ^ Trump should be told to resign or face charges of conspiracy. The kid has to go in order for the USA to restore its place in the world.
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    I enjoyed the book and the film...

    I enjoyed the book and the film...
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    I was reminiscing on the Johnson/Gove anti Turkey...

    I was reminiscing on the Johnson/Gove anti Turkey rhetoric that they spouted in 2016, which together with that horrible Farage poster, gave half the UK population the heebie jeebies...

    You need a...
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    Sticky: The UK variant is B.1.1.7 and has some 17 or...

    The UK variant is B.1.1.7 and has some 17 or more mutations.

    The S.A variant is 501.V2 and also has several mutations.

    The Spanish variant A222V spread across most of Europe pretty damn...
  43. Thread: Airline News

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    ^ Less than VW fine...

    ^ Less than VW fine...
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    With the death of the policeman, Trump has blood...

    With the death of the policeman, Trump has blood on both hands.

    I bet Bo-Jo and Farage wished they'd kept their distance from from the Trump now. Shit sticks and there's plenty of Trump shit.
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    Isn't that standard practice? Some mixed reports...

    Isn't that standard practice? Some mixed reports of gender, some saying male officer. I think it's irrelevant.
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    ^ Off topic, but I am after one of those roof...

    ^ Off topic, but I am after one of those roof tents for my Pajero Sport. Wife has been pestering me for a couple of years now to get one, either that or a trailer tent + kitchen unit.
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    I'm saying it's going to be an interesting...

    I'm saying it's going to be an interesting problem balancing "misinformation" with "censorship of information"...Nothing to do with what I personally believe.

    Latest reports are that Trump will be...
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    Unbelievable scenes and yet not unexpected with...

    Unbelievable scenes and yet not unexpected with Trump refusing to yield to the election result.

    It's going to be an interesting problem for the future, balancing misinformation spread through...
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    Sticky: ^ The Swedish approach was deemed a FAIL by...

    ^ The Swedish approach was deemed a FAIL by everyone, including the Swedish.
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    Remember Gove 2016, Turkey threat of criminal...

    Remember Gove 2016, Turkey threat of criminal invasion millions coming to the UK?

    Fitting that one of the first trade deals is with Turkey.

    Talk about being conned!

    Stupid is what stupid...
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