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  1. The flu vaccination is injected into muscle so...

    The flu vaccination is injected into muscle so any tensing can cause soreness. Good time to detach oneself and return when its all over.
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    59206 How's the post Brexit lorry park coming...

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    How's the post Brexit lorry park coming along? <snigger>

    I heard rumours it will be named after Farage...the man with a dream that turned into a nightmare....
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    Trump is still ahead in far too many states for...

    Trump is still ahead in far too many states for my liking.
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    59199 I bought a Kelly Kettle so I could have...

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    I bought a Kelly Kettle so I could have a brew while the wife picked mushrooms...

    ...A bit of cotton wool, some birch bark, and dry wood, together with a sparker, and we had boiling water...
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    How's the UK Galileo replacement going? ...

    How's the UK Galileo replacement going?

    <snigger>
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    ^ Too young and it's too moist, too old and it...

    ^ Too young and it's too moist, too old and it loses its flavour...or so I'm told. One year old is best of both worlds...
  7. They waited until he sobered up before arresting...

    They waited until he sobered up before arresting him. Hi-so kid needs to be made an example of but money rules.
    Red number plate ending 5555 has a ring of irony about it...
  8. For sure, those with weakened immune systems must...

    For sure, those with weakened immune systems must be careful about vaccinations. However, in the case of the label above, I think <0.1% is defining Rare rather than being the upper bound of the death...
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    ^ Agreed, I like jasmine rice to be sticky enough...

    ^ Agreed, I like jasmine rice to be sticky enough to put in a bowl and turn upside down onto plate. Has to be one year old rice according to Mrs Troy.
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    ^ A closed mind is not a detective's mind.

    ^ A closed mind is not a detective's mind.
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    Enjoyed that, thanks. I thought men would...

    Enjoyed that, thanks.

    I thought men would still be wearing hats, but apparently not. Post war civvy freedom...amongst other reasons.
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    It appears the talks that were declared "over" by...

    It appears the talks that were declared "over" by Bo-Jo last week will resume tomorrow.

    Bo-jo really should look at the hand he's been dealt and play it wisely. It's a bit of a bugger when you've...
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    speedos provide embarrassing episodes diving,...

    speedos provide embarrassing episodes diving, offing swimwear.

    ...^ bah!
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    ^^ I agree SA, Tempest is a dead duck. I can't...

    ^^ I agree SA, Tempest is a dead duck. I can't see anything right about it and plenty of things wrong.
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    58906 Gets a vote of approval from me... ...

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    Gets a vote of approval from me...

    ...one of the things I hate most in Thailand is paying good money for mediocre wine...
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    Siam is archaic misrepresentation

    Siam is archaic misrepresentation
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    Stupefied Thais, under Prayuth's epic failings,...

    Stupefied Thais, under Prayuth's epic failings, initiate expressive demonstrations.
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    They went years ago after stealing Noddy's car...

    They went years ago after stealing Noddy's car...
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    games about murder excite sadists

    games about murder excite sadists
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    ^ You need a buyer of fresh fish for best profit...

    ^ You need a buyer of fresh fish for best profit margin. Shellfish is the best margin and sold mainly to EU. Couldn't buy in local markets sometimes because better money abroad.

    No EU means no...
  21. Thread: Daily Moan

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    I have a couple of books on the study of ants...

    I have a couple of books on the study of ants from the 1920/30s. Fascinating experiments are included on ant foraging and communication.

    Peppermint oil mixed with water and sprayed around the...
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    I see Bo-Jo has decided to back down on 15...

    I see Bo-Jo has decided to back down on 15 October being the deadline for a trade deal with the EU.
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    The article was related to Illinois PD...

    The article was related to Illinois PD investigation of possible illegal gun ownership in Illinois. The investigation showed he did not possess the gun in Illinois and so additional charges were not...
  24. Thread: Airline News

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    Are you sure that shouldn't read, Reduced by...

    Are you sure that shouldn't read, Reduced by 20,000? They are down to 145k now.
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    supercruise is flying at supersonic speed without...

    supercruise is flying at supersonic speed without the use of reheat. Reheat is still required to pass through the transonic region into the supersonic region due to the high wave drag.

    The J58 is...
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    My credentials? Not obvious enough yet? ...

    My credentials? Not obvious enough yet?

    Concorde had Olympus turbofan from the initial design...and only variants of the -593 were ever fitted. It was always smokey and always with reheat required...
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    So did I...didn't mind the noise of concorde...

    So did I...didn't mind the noise of concorde either.
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    The problem with making things up is when you...

    The problem with making things up is when you tell it to an expert...

    Concorde engine was the Olympus, originally the -591 and upgraded to the -593. Reheat whacks up the volume and the video is...
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: You can see the...

    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

    You can see the reheat/afterburner, which caused the noisy take-off...and then the sonic boom at altitude...

    Concorde Take Off; Sonic Boom - YouTube
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    ^ & ^^ Thanks for the information. I need to have...

    ^ & ^^ Thanks for the information. I need to have a chat with the dealers and work out what is feasible. I personally preferred the build quality of the New Holland compared to the Kubota but there...
  31. Railway warnings have been around for over 100...

    Railway warnings have been around for over 100 years. Approaching trains are a devil to see and not something drivers should be required to avoid by sight alone. Barriers were invented for a reason...
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    Clearly you don't know the rules SA. Ten hour...

    Clearly you don't know the rules SA. Ten hour limit, to be monitored with a clock system, now applies across the EU. Not all countries are fully compliant at the moment. Yes there are exceptions, but...
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    ^ Confine those ranges to make the gap look...

    ^ Confine those ranges to make the gap look bigger eh.....

    Biden needs to be around 60% to be safe and 70% to show the world that Americans aren't as stupid as they seem...
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    It is only one type of drag. What about wave...

    It is only one type of drag. What about wave drag? What about friction drag? what about the compressibility effects of air? One graph about one type of drag is way too simplistic.

    This is my field...
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    ^ Thanks, there's a lot of things to learn and...

    ^ Thanks, there's a lot of things to learn and find out before making a decision on the tractor. We only have 25 rai of rice farm and the work in the area is single season so I was thinking of...
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    Deary me...if only things were so simple. I'm...

    Deary me...if only things were so simple. I'm afraid there's an awful lot more to it than that. I guess you need to read up on aerofoil shape and design for supersonic flight as well as how you are...
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    I'm hoping these shitshows will finish forever as...

    I'm hoping these shitshows will finish forever as well. They won't but there's always Hicks...
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    I was referring to the US ban on concorde flights...

    I was referring to the US ban on concorde flights resulting in them being limited to JFK and Washington. Also supersonic is only allowed over the oceans.

    Anyway, supersonic has been done. Where's...
  39. Thread: Dinner

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    I spotted some pearl onions in the shop yesterday...

    I spotted some pearl onions in the shop yesterday so decided on Troy's version of coq-au-vin.

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    Didn't bother with reducing the sauce before serving up...

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    Good comfort food for...
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    It would be good to see the Hulk get in the...

    It would be good to see the Hulk get in the points after his introduction to the circuit and starting 20th....
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    Bumping an old thread to ask the same question...

    Bumping an old thread to ask the same question yet again.

    I am after a tractor that can do the family fields and provide some work during the season. A two-wheeled 'donkey' has served it's purpose...
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    ^ Why do I bother... ...

    ^ Why do I bother...

    https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/seminar-20200114-lpf_en.pdf

    Download and read, my point is related to slide 13:



    and slide 17:
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    One hopes the US will have the same bans in place...

    One hopes the US will have the same bans in place that they did for the Concorde....:)
  44. Thread: Dinner

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    Wife loved it so it'll be on the menu again soon....

    Wife loved it so it'll be on the menu again soon. Next time I'll serve up on a bed of pasta to make it more pleasing to the eye

    Tough bunch on here...
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    ^ I stand corrected, you are quite right.

    ^ I stand corrected, you are quite right.
  46. Thread: Dinner

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    58621 Beef Stroganoff today, using the BBC...

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    Beef Stroganoff today, using the BBC recipe: Beef stroganoff recipe - BBC Good Food

    I like it with tagliatelle and parsley added to the pot before serving. Mrs Troy took most of the cream...
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    Ferrari in third and fifth after final practice....

    Ferrari in third and fifth after final practice. This could be an interesting race...
  48. Definitely one to avoid if possible. I see a lot...

    Definitely one to avoid if possible. I see a lot in my garden in the rain season too and this pic was taken in June.

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    This comes in third behind the banded krait and spitting cobra of...
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    Whipped cream to you and me Nev....:) Oh, and...

    Whipped cream to you and me Nev....:)

    Oh, and you forgot to add the 1 tblspn of Brandy that turns them into....Brandy Snaps...
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    Top right, below the stamp, suggests it was a...

    Top right, below the stamp, suggests it was a chicken once. Lord knows what happened to it afterwards.

    I didn't know you could cook chickens in a refrigerator, meatbirds on the other hand...
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