Date: 1/07/2018 11:22:00
From: sibeen
ID: 1246804
Subject: July '18 Chat

I’d better clean up around here.

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Date: 1/07/2018 11:29:38
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246805
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


I’d better clean up around here.

one month to go.

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:17:04
From: sibeen
ID: 1246815
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oh, look, a nice, shiny new chat thread.

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:20:53
From: Arts
ID: 1246816
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


captain_spalding said:

‘Ad outside future Adelaide university building ridiculed for apparent mansplaining’ – ABC News

When i look at it, i see a bloke saying ‘my dick is this big’, and a bunch of women thinking ‘nope, not what your girlfriend says’.

every time I see that I think he has a ponytail from the girl sitting behind him… it’s a terrible photo on so many levels

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:21:34
From: btm
ID: 1246817
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Oh, look, a nice, shiny new chat thread.

You know what old people are like, sibeen: they get set in their ways, and it’s really hard to get them to change.

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:23:23
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246818
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Oh, look, a nice, shiny new chat thread.

god, you’re soooooo needy.

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:27:03
From: party_pants
ID: 1246819
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Oh, look, a nice, shiny new chat thread.

Thanks.

Now may I have some coffee?

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Date: 1/07/2018 12:45:19
From: party_pants
ID: 1246824
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oh – whoops!

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/rocket-developed-by-japan-start-up-in-flames-after-lift-off/9928752

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:16:21
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246838
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:21:09
From: party_pants
ID: 1246840
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:29:51
From: Michael V
ID: 1246842
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

What is this “No Jab No Pay” legislation?

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:34:58
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246845
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

Lucky you, but getting back to my point.
If the government wants all children jabbed they should have legislated so but I think they knew they’d be on very shaky legal ground, instead they targeted the most vulnerable, the ones they have some control over, the poor.
They completely missed the vast majority of anti-vaxers the middle class hippies who are affluent enough to not be on government payments.
I’d like to see someone take it to the high court with the help of pro-bono lawyers, I reckon it’d get rolled.
I’m pro vaccination but that is beside the point.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:36:35
From: buffy
ID: 1246847
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Hello from Casterton. It’s a bit chilly here, but I’ve opened the doors to changeover the air in the house. And anyway, it was cooler inside than out. I’ll do some gardening, set the fires etc shortly.

Madam spurwinged lapwing had laid her eggs in the middle of the grass again. I drove the ute around here. I might go out with the camera and see how close I can get to her. Usually she doesn’t mind me because she knows me.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:39:44
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246850
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

What is this “No Jab No Pay” legislation?

Basically if parents are on some form of centerlink payments those payments will be reduced if they cant prove their children have been vaccinated.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:40:58
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246851
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Michael V said:

party_pants said:

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

What is this “No Jab No Pay” legislation?

Basically if parents are on some form of centerlink payments those payments will be reduced if they cant prove their children have been vaccinated.

http://www.ncirs.edu.au/consumer-resources/no-jab-no-play-no-jab-no-pay-policies/

more to it than that.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:47:00
From: Michael V
ID: 1246857
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Michael V said:

party_pants said:

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

What is this “No Jab No Pay” legislation?

Basically if parents are on some form of centerlink payments those payments will be reduced if they cant prove their children have been vaccinated.

Ah, OK. Thanks.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:49:00
From: Michael V
ID: 1246860
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

ChrispenEvan said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Michael V said:

What is this “No Jab No Pay” legislation?

Basically if parents are on some form of centerlink payments those payments will be reduced if they cant prove their children have been vaccinated.

http://www.ncirs.edu.au/consumer-resources/no-jab-no-play-no-jab-no-pay-policies/

more to it than that.

Thanks.

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Date: 1/07/2018 13:50:31
From: party_pants
ID: 1246863
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

Today the No Jab No Pay legislation starts, a terrible piece of legislation on so many fronts.

My house is at 6m above sea level. Looks OK from here.

Lucky you, but getting back to my point.
If the government wants all children jabbed they should have legislated so but I think they knew they’d be on very shaky legal ground, instead they targeted the most vulnerable, the ones they have some control over, the poor.
They completely missed the vast majority of anti-vaxers the middle class hippies who are affluent enough to not be on government payments.
I’d like to see someone take it to the high court with the help of pro-bono lawyers, I reckon it’d get rolled.
I’m pro vaccination but that is beside the point.

I disagree. It is linked to the Family Tax Benefit Part A, which extends well beyond the lowest income earners and benefit recipients and into the middle income brackets. Also in some states it includes subsidised child care places, which once again ropes in the middle classes.

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Date: 1/07/2018 14:02:16
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246868
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

CompuLab breaks out silent mini computer with a distinctly Minty flavor

Israel’s CompuLab has updated its mini computer for lovers of the Linux operating system. Again collaborating with the Linux Mint team, the Mini 2 represents the fourth generation of its MintBox line of small form factor fanless computers for silent operation and plenty of connectivity options.

more…

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Date: 1/07/2018 14:28:23
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246884
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


CompuLab breaks out silent mini computer with a distinctly Minty flavor

Israel’s CompuLab has updated its mini computer for lovers of the Linux operating system. Again collaborating with the Linux Mint team, the Mini 2 represents the fourth generation of its MintBox line of small form factor fanless computers for silent operation and plenty of connectivity options.

more…

Libre strays from the Pi path for powerful Renegade Elite computer

Over the past year, the Libre Computer Project has been offering a succession of alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B mini computer. But its new Renegade is a bit different. The Libre/Firefly collaboration sees the Renegade Elite single board computer packs hexa-core processing brains, 60-pin headers and USB-C connectivity.

more…

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:00:23
From: roughbarked
ID: 1246897
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

They moved Mrs rb to a private room in the general ward at midnight and unplugged all the cannulas and the catheter. This morning they took the infectious signs down and said she didn’t have the flu after all.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:01:33
From: wookiemeister
ID: 1246898
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They moved Mrs rb to a private room in the general ward at midnight and unplugged all the cannulas and the catheter. This morning they took the infectious signs down and said she didn’t have the flu after all.

lucky

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:02:31
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246903
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They moved Mrs rb to a private room in the general ward at midnight and unplugged all the cannulas and the catheter. This morning they took the infectious signs down and said she didn’t have the flu after all.

Very good news to hear.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:12:21
From: Michael V
ID: 1246906
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They moved Mrs rb to a private room in the general ward at midnight and unplugged all the cannulas and the catheter. This morning they took the infectious signs down and said she didn’t have the flu after all.

So what was it?

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:16:51
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246910
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The clouds are gathering and some of them look to have dark pregnant underbellies, whether there will be a birth we’ll just have to wait and see.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:18:01
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246912
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:29:12
From: sibeen
ID: 1246916
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

ChrispenEvan said:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

That was posted here yesterday. You’re useless.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:30:02
From: roughbarked
ID: 1246917
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


roughbarked said:

They moved Mrs rb to a private room in the general ward at midnight and unplugged all the cannulas and the catheter. This morning they took the infectious signs down and said she didn’t have the flu after all.

So what was it?

Some virus with an R in it’s name, she said. But I’m reasonably sure that they’ll probably come up with some other answer before too long hopefully.

She dsaid, “I could go back to school for a week before the holidays start”. I said no. Your holidays start as soon as they let you out of this horsepiddle.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:30:51
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246918
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Here it is PWM’s World Cup Winner.
Sweden.
Billy Hill has them at $51.
Mortgage your house, downsize your car, sell your wife’s jewellery.
You wont get a chance like this again to lead the life of a weather girl.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:30:52
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246919
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


ChrispenEvan said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

That was posted here yesterday. You’re useless.

must have been one of your posts i don’t read.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:36:35
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1246921
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


ChrispenEvan said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

That was posted here yesterday. You’re useless.

I’d seen the girl fall through the ceiling, but hadn’t known there was more to it until i saw the post here.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:50:25
From: party_pants
ID: 1246923
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


ChrispenEvan said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

That was posted here yesterday. You’re useless.

But you only started the new chat thread today.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:54:20
From: sibeen
ID: 1246925
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Melbourne…what a great side.

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Date: 1/07/2018 15:58:14
From: party_pants
ID: 1246926
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Melbourne…what a great side.

Almost as great as my tipping.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:09:50
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1246928
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

You missed a pretty good game of feetball last night party_pants. Seven goals in the end.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:29:32
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246930
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


You missed a pretty good game of feetball last night party_pants. Seven goals in the end.

Tonight Spain v Putin.
Croatia v Denmark.

Should be easy wins for Spain and Denmark.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:35:07
From: Woodie
ID: 1246932
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ham cheese and onion toasted sarnie.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:37:15
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246933
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

CompuLab breaks out silent mini computer with a distinctly Minty flavor

Israel’s CompuLab has updated its mini computer for lovers of the Linux operating system. Again collaborating with the Linux Mint team, the Mini 2 represents the fourth generation of its MintBox line of small form factor fanless computers for silent operation and plenty of connectivity options.

more…

Libre strays from the Pi path for powerful Renegade Elite computer

Over the past year, the Libre Computer Project has been offering a succession of alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B mini computer. But its new Renegade is a bit different. The Libre/Firefly collaboration sees the Renegade Elite single board computer packs hexa-core processing brains, 60-pin headers and USB-C connectivity.

more…

Udoo ramps up maker power with the Bolt super mini computer

Back in 2013, single board computer project Udoo launched on Kickstarter with a new mini computer that promised four times the power of a Raspberry Pi and all the functionality of an Arduino. Now the team is back with a powerful maker board called the Bolt that’s pitched as “ideal for AI, Computer Vision, AR, VR and IoT.”

more…

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:37:58
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1246934
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:

Ham cheese and onion toasted sarnie.

Tasty.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:39:34
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1246935
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Bubblecar said:

You missed a pretty good game of feetball last night party_pants. Seven goals in the end.

Tonight Spain v Putin.
Croatia v Denmark.

Should be easy wins for Spain and Denmark.

Not necessarily.

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:47:37
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246936
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

CompuLab breaks out silent mini computer with a distinctly Minty flavor

Israel’s CompuLab has updated its mini computer for lovers of the Linux operating system. Again collaborating with the Linux Mint team, the Mini 2 represents the fourth generation of its MintBox line of small form factor fanless computers for silent operation and plenty of connectivity options.

more…

Libre strays from the Pi path for powerful Renegade Elite computer

Over the past year, the Libre Computer Project has been offering a succession of alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B mini computer. But its new Renegade is a bit different. The Libre/Firefly collaboration sees the Renegade Elite single board computer packs hexa-core processing brains, 60-pin headers and USB-C connectivity.

more…

Udoo ramps up maker power with the Bolt super mini computer

Back in 2013, single board computer project Udoo launched on Kickstarter with a new mini computer that promised four times the power of a Raspberry Pi and all the functionality of an Arduino. Now the team is back with a powerful maker board called the Bolt that’s pitched as “ideal for AI, Computer Vision, AR, VR and IoT.”

more…

Asus muscles in on DIY computing space with the Tinker Board

Originally leaked in January, Asus has announced US availability for its Raspberry Pi challenger – the Tinker Board. The single board computer boasts a quad-core processor supported by 2 GB of system memory, UHD video playback and Hi-Res audio support, and a Bluetooth/Wi-Fi double act. It does cost slightly more than a Pi though.

more…

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Date: 1/07/2018 16:52:14
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1246937
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Libre strays from the Pi path for powerful Renegade Elite computer

Over the past year, the Libre Computer Project has been offering a succession of alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B mini computer. But its new Renegade is a bit different. The Libre/Firefly collaboration sees the Renegade Elite single board computer packs hexa-core processing brains, 60-pin headers and USB-C connectivity.

more…

Udoo ramps up maker power with the Bolt super mini computer

Back in 2013, single board computer project Udoo launched on Kickstarter with a new mini computer that promised four times the power of a Raspberry Pi and all the functionality of an Arduino. Now the team is back with a powerful maker board called the Bolt that’s pitched as “ideal for AI, Computer Vision, AR, VR and IoT.”

more…

Asus muscles in on DIY computing space with the Tinker Board

Originally leaked in January, Asus has announced US availability for its Raspberry Pi challenger – the Tinker Board. The single board computer boasts a quad-core processor supported by 2 GB of system memory, UHD video playback and Hi-Res audio support, and a Bluetooth/Wi-Fi double act. It does cost slightly more than a Pi though.

more…

I don’t want more, I’ve had enough.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:34:19
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1246941
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:

Ham cheese and onion toasted sarnie.

Pizza sandwiches here.

Bread spread with tomato paste and some garlic paste, then layered with pepperoni, tomato slices, sliced onion, sliced black olives, ANCHOVIES, cheese, fresh basil and oregano.. Top slice of bread, into the Geo. Foreman until done.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:36:11
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1246943
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


ChrispenEvan said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD-Jq_kbPR4

robbery gone wrong.

That was posted here yesterday. You’re useless.

A bit harsh.

Near useless.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:36:55
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1246944
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘Australian man loses limbs after falling from train in Canada
Posted 26 minutes ago

An Australian man has undergone full and partial limb amputations after falling from a train in Canada, local media is reporting.’ – ABC News

Damn. Poor kid.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:39:23
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246946
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Woodie said:

Ham cheese and onion toasted sarnie.

Pizza sandwiches here.

Bread spread with tomato paste and some garlic paste, then layered with pepperoni, tomato slices, sliced onion, sliced black olives, ANCHOVIES, cheese, fresh basil and oregano.. Top slice of bread, into the Geo. Foreman until done.

Sounds good, I will put all those on my next shopping list.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:44:52
From: buffy
ID: 1246949
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I have chicken stew tonight. Chicken mince, onion, leek, carrot, celery, cabbage. Chicken stock and a packet of chicken noodle soup.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:46:20
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1246951
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I have chicken stew tonight. Chicken mince, onion, leek, carrot, celery, cabbage. Chicken stock and a packet of chicken noodle soup.

A poultry meal.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:47:25
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246953
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


buffy said:

I have chicken stew tonight. Chicken mince, onion, leek, carrot, celery, cabbage. Chicken stock and a packet of chicken noodle soup.

A poultry meal.

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:50:08
From: Arts
ID: 1246955
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

we are going out to a restaurant for dinner tonight… it’s birthday week with my niece, nephew and mum all having birthdays in the next seven days…

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:50:48
From: buffy
ID: 1246956
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:52:26
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246957
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Agree.

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Date: 1/07/2018 17:58:44
From: Michael V
ID: 1246961
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Someone who is that bright would be taunted, teased, bullied and bashed by others of the same age. He’s better off being away from that nastiness, let me assure you.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:00:27
From: Arts
ID: 1246963
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

they can still be kids.. but thy obviously need the advanced education also. I think it’s more detrimental to hold back those who obviously excel at something

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:00:33
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1246964
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Went grocery shopping and witnessed “plastic bag rage” at the fruit barn. Told the customer to pull his fucking head in, they’ve been advertising the ban at the store and in the media for months, and it’s not the cashier’s fault. I informed the customer it would be most polite to apologise to the cashier, and then I bought the cashier a chocolate bar and gave her a hug because she’d been putting up with shit all day and had had enough.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:00:42
From: buffy
ID: 1246965
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Someone who is that bright would be taunted, teased, bullied and bashed by others of the same age. He’s better off being away from that nastiness, let me assure you.

But he will have no life understanding to be able to mix with the 18-19 year olds at uni. And they won’t be interested in him.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:02:16
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1246968
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

There is no rulebook for child prodigies but i am largely unconcerned. He’s still a kid with the only expectations being the ones he chooses for himself. It’s all about what he is passionate about and if that means uni mathematics so be it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:02:48
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1246970
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Michael V said:

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Someone who is that bright would be taunted, teased, bullied and bashed by others of the same age. He’s better off being away from that nastiness, let me assure you.

But he will have no life understanding to be able to mix with the 18-19 year olds at uni. And they won’t be interested in him.

It may be a bit sad, but he’s probably already used to separating himself from those around him.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:03:00
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246971
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Went grocery shopping and witnessed “plastic bag rage” at the fruit barn. Told the customer to pull his fucking head in, they’ve been advertising the ban at the store and in the media for months, and it’s not the cashier’s fault. I informed the customer it would be most polite to apologise to the cashier, and then I bought the cashier a chocolate bar and gave her a hug because she’d been putting up with shit all day and had had enough.

and this is why we love you.

:-)

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:03:20
From: Arts
ID: 1246972
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Went grocery shopping and witnessed “plastic bag rage” at the fruit barn. Told the customer to pull his fucking head in, they’ve been advertising the ban at the store and in the media for months, and it’s not the cashier’s fault. I informed the customer it would be most polite to apologise to the cashier, and then I bought the cashier a chocolate bar and gave her a hug because she’d been putting up with shit all day and had had enough.

well done DA

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:04:25
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1246973
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Disagree, sort of. School tends to reduce the brightest and best to the level of the slowest student. It can be enormously frustrating for them. And the schoolyard bullying doesn’t help a bit. Less bullying in university.

I once wrote a short course for high school mathematics that covered an entire year of advanced Year 12 mathematics and could have been completed in a fortnight by a bright student. Missy completed it in a fortnight without difficulty, then promptly forgot everything that was in it. So I think there was a problem with my teaching style.

Also, the longer it takes to get to university, the more a child’s head is filled up with unnecessary junk. The brain is not of unlimited capacity. Cut the time in half, and the capability for reaching much further in future is obtained.

I also think kids need to be able to specialize. In the past a child would work as an apprentice in the parents business, becoming an expert at a very young age. It was an excellent system that has been lost.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:04:39
From: Michael V
ID: 1246975
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Went grocery shopping and witnessed “plastic bag rage” at the fruit barn. Told the customer to pull his fucking head in, they’ve been advertising the ban at the store and in the media for months, and it’s not the cashier’s fault. I informed the customer it would be most polite to apologise to the cashier, and then I bought the cashier a chocolate bar and gave her a hug because she’d been putting up with shit all day and had had enough.

Good on you!

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:07:33
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1246976
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

they can still be kids.. but thy obviously need the advanced education also. I think it’s more detrimental to hold back those who obviously excel at something


^ this.
There are lots of opportunities for kids to socialise with kids their own age, and there are tons of immature morons at uni…

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:08:25
From: Michael V
ID: 1246978
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Michael V said:

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Someone who is that bright would be taunted, teased, bullied and bashed by others of the same age. He’s better off being away from that nastiness, let me assure you.

But he will have no life understanding to be able to mix with the 18-19 year olds at uni. And they won’t be interested in him.

He doesn’t have to mix with them except in lectures and tutorials. And that’s not the same as at the university’s tavern. He’ll study and do well and be in his third post-doctoral post before he realises there are other things to life. But he will have been spared the bashings. The targeted bashings. They are the worst.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:08:39
From: ChrispenEvan
ID: 1246979
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Arts said:

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

they can still be kids.. but thy obviously need the advanced education also. I think it’s more detrimental to hold back those who obviously excel at something


^ this.
There are lots of opportunities for kids to socialise with kids their own age, and there are tons of immature morons at uni…

LOL snap on ^this use. did mine before i saw DA had also done it.

:-)

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:10:11
From: Michael V
ID: 1246981
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

mollwollfumble said:


buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Disagree, sort of. School tends to reduce the brightest and best to the level of the slowest student. It can be enormously frustrating for them. And the schoolyard bullying doesn’t help a bit. Less bullying in university.

I once wrote a short course for high school mathematics that covered an entire year of advanced Year 12 mathematics and could have been completed in a fortnight by a bright student. Missy completed it in a fortnight without difficulty, then promptly forgot everything that was in it. So I think there was a problem with my teaching style.

Also, the longer it takes to get to university, the more a child’s head is filled up with unnecessary junk. The brain is not of unlimited capacity. Cut the time in half, and the capability for reaching much further in future is obtained.

I also think kids need to be able to specialize. In the past a child would work as an apprentice in the parents business, becoming an expert at a very young age. It was an excellent system that has been lost.

Apprentice to a (caring and thoughtful) professor would be a great start for a kid like that.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:11:23
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1246984
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

mollwollfumble said:


buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

Disagree, sort of. School tends to reduce the brightest and best to the level of the slowest student. It can be enormously frustrating for them. And the schoolyard bullying doesn’t help a bit. Less bullying in university.

I once wrote a short course for high school mathematics that covered an entire year of advanced Year 12 mathematics and could have been completed in a fortnight by a bright student. Missy completed it in a fortnight without difficulty, then promptly forgot everything that was in it. So I think there was a problem with my teaching style.

Also, the longer it takes to get to university, the more a child’s head is filled up with unnecessary junk. The brain is not of unlimited capacity. Cut the time in half, and the capability for reaching much further in future is obtained.

I also think kids need to be able to specialize. In the past a child would work as an apprentice in the parents business, becoming an expert at a very young age. It was an excellent system that has been lost.

I separated myself from other children in every school I went to.

I did a few friends but not many.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:12:03
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1246985
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

If the kid is good..then I am good.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:13:06
From: buffy
ID: 1246986
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:13:39
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1246988
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

I didn’t read it, but is it real or publicity for a Belgish sitcom?

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:14:21
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1246989
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Went grocery shopping and witnessed “plastic bag rage” at the fruit barn. Told the customer to pull his fucking head in, they’ve been advertising the ban at the store and in the media for months, and it’s not the cashier’s fault. I informed the customer it would be most polite to apologise to the cashier, and then I bought the cashier a chocolate bar and gave her a hug because she’d been putting up with shit all day and had had enough.

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:19:10
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1246996
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

ChrispenEvan said:


Divine Angel said:

Arts said:

they can still be kids.. but thy obviously need the advanced education also. I think it’s more detrimental to hold back those who obviously excel at something


^ this.
There are lots of opportunities for kids to socialise with kids their own age, and there are tons of immature morons at uni…

LOL snap on ^this use. did mine before i saw DA had also done it.

:-)


😃

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:20:56
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1247000
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

Were you at uni in 1968? Pivotal year for a generation.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:26:08
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247004
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:28:51
From: buffy
ID: 1247005
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


buffy said:

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

Were you at uni in 1968? Pivotal year for a generation.

My uni years were a decade later..1978-1981

By the way, both the other two did law. I think G did Law/Arts (although she took a gap year, not something that we did in those days) and M did Law/Science at Melbourne. M worked for one of the High Court judges shortly after graduating, and gave us a personalized tour of the High Court when we went to Canberra years ago. He has also worked for the Vic State Gov more recently. And I think he wrote the book on cyber law. Here is a recent interview with him. And he is still quite recognizable to me even though I haven’t actually seen him for about 15 years or so.

https://hope1032.com.au/stories/life/relationships/2017/do-we-have-a-right-to-free-speech-interview-with-mark-sneddon/

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:29:57
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247006
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

I think the autocorrect went mad.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:31:38
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1247007
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Witty Rejoinder said:

buffy said:

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

Were you at uni in 1968? Pivotal year for a generation.

My uni years were a decade later..1978-1981

You can tell I’m no whizz, miscalculating your age by 10 years. :-P

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:31:42
From: Arts
ID: 1247008
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

the point being – if a child shows potential they should be encouraged to take it as far as they can.. not held back out of some adult belief that ‘socialization with age peers is more important’ .. if they child has no problem socializing with age peers that can still happen regardless of educational institution.. if the child finds age peers don’t fulfill whatever age peers are supposed to fulfill they will find like minded peers if they are allowed to progress faster than an archaic prescribed system deems necessary.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:32:28
From: Michael V
ID: 1247009
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


buffy said:

I am concerned for kids like this. They need to be kids for a while.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-01/belgian-8-year-old-to-start-university/9928762

If the kid is good..then I am good.

Nods.

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:34:42
From: Arts
ID: 1247011
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I am reading a news article and they mention a ‘double ring ceremony” (the time setting is about 1972) what is a double ring ceremony?

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:34:47
From: buffy
ID: 1247012
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


the point being – if a child shows potential they should be encouraged to take it as far as they can.. not held back out of some adult belief that ‘socialization with age peers is more important’ .. if they child has no problem socializing with age peers that can still happen regardless of educational institution.. if the child finds age peers don’t fulfill whatever age peers are supposed to fulfill they will find like minded peers if they are allowed to progress faster than an archaic prescribed system deems necessary.

Oh, I don’t think you hold them back. I think you tailor things. And make sure they can be kids. They do not have maturity, even if they are bright.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:35:36
From: Michael V
ID: 1247014
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

Must’ve been lovely to go to a school where bashings for difference were not the norm. Happened at every school I went to. Perhaps I rubbed other kids up the wrong way.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:35:40
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247015
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I was a dunce at primary school, didn’t get it, didn’t want to be there apart from running and jumping, I was a champion at that.
I somehow managed to pass Scholarship (57%) to get me to secondary school where I blossomed at the science subjects, still wasn’t much good at English and Latin, got thrown out of the final year of the Logic class but I still set the Senior exam for it and passed with good marks.
I’m a slow learner at most things but persistent.
In the end I did good.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:37:51
From: Arts
ID: 1247016
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Arts said:

the point being – if a child shows potential they should be encouraged to take it as far as they can.. not held back out of some adult belief that ‘socialization with age peers is more important’ .. if they child has no problem socializing with age peers that can still happen regardless of educational institution.. if the child finds age peers don’t fulfill whatever age peers are supposed to fulfill they will find like minded peers if they are allowed to progress faster than an archaic prescribed system deems necessary.

Oh, I don’t think you hold them back. I think you tailor things. And make sure they can be kids. They do not have maturity, even if they are bright.

it’s very difficult to tailor things in a mainstream classroom… some teachers don’t have the skills and others don’t have the inclination… as I said before they can still be kids, it doens’t need school for that… I also am of the belief that some ‘kids’ aren’t ever going to be ‘kids’… they are not prodigy’s, they are just not of the same ilk as other age peers..

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:38:07
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247017
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


PermeateFree said:

Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

I think the autocorrect went mad.

Yes did a bit, but I think you know what I meant.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:38:41
From: buffy
ID: 1247018
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


buffy said:

Looks like I have to disagree about the gifted child. I was not a prodigy, but I was what is these days called gifted. And there were two others, a girl and a boy, in my cohort at primary school. In Prep, our teachers recognized us (they must have been good teachers). After 6 months we were put into Grade 1. But the next year we all did Grade 1 again, with a different teacher if I remember correctly. We were encouraged to work at our own pace and if we got ahead, that was fine and we went on to whatever was next on the curriculum. Mostly we just found ourselves extra things to do. I do think we were surreptitiously played off against each other, but I never noticed it at the time. All through school we stayed with our peers. Sometimes we were used as tutors. Nothing consolidates your knowledge like teaching it to someone else. At HSC level G was dux of Victoria, as I recall. M was very high up. Me not so much, but I certainly had many more marks than necessary to get into Medicine at Melbourne Uni. Which I didn’t want to do anyway. So for n=3, we’ve all done well in our lives while remaining with our peers. I do not recall particular bullying. But perhaps I was just off in my own little world anyway and didn’t notice it. I never saw any drugs at uni, so I must be very unobservant.

Must’ve been lovely to go to a school where bashings for difference were not the norm. Happened at every school I went to. Perhaps I rubbed other kids up the wrong way.

Bashings would simply not have been tolerated at the schools I went to. Government schools, but fairly strict. We had uniform checks. No makeup. No jewellery unless it was part of your religion – yes, lots of us wore crosses…

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:40:31
From: Arts
ID: 1247019
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


I am reading a news article and they mention a ‘double ring ceremony” (the time setting is about 1972) what is a double ring ceremony?

oh, I see it is just a wedding where both the groom and bride have rings… I had no idea it was any other way… there ya go

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:41:47
From: buffy
ID: 1247020
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Arts said:

I am reading a news article and they mention a ‘double ring ceremony” (the time setting is about 1972) what is a double ring ceremony?

oh, I see it is just a wedding where both the groom and bride have rings… I had no idea it was any other way… there ya go

Now I think about it, my father does not have a wedding ring. Mr buffy and I exchanged rings. It was usual with our age group.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:44:05
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247021
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Jimmy Fallon no longer wears a wedding ring because he got it caught when he fell and almost amputated his finger.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:45:41
From: Arts
ID: 1247023
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Arts said:

Arts said:

I am reading a news article and they mention a ‘double ring ceremony” (the time setting is about 1972) what is a double ring ceremony?

oh, I see it is just a wedding where both the groom and bride have rings… I had no idea it was any other way… there ya go

Now I think about it, my father does not have a wedding ring. Mr buffy and I exchanged rings. It was usual with our age group.

my dad wore a wedding ring… I really only remember one of our friends not wearing a wedding ring and it is because they are a painter and it gets paint all over it.. but they did both exchange rings at their wedding… I really didn’t think there was an option or time where it was only the bride who got a wedding ring… but since the female only gets an engagement ring I can accept it’s an archaic ‘belonging to him’ tradition

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:46:38
From: Michael V
ID: 1247024
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:47:50
From: buffy
ID: 1247026
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

My parents married in the 1950s.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:49:27
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247027
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

“Headless Pompeii victim wasn’t crushed to death after all”

Thank goodness for that, he still doesn’t look well though.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:50:38
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247028
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


buffy said:

Arts said:

oh, I see it is just a wedding where both the groom and bride have rings… I had no idea it was any other way… there ya go

Now I think about it, my father does not have a wedding ring. Mr buffy and I exchanged rings. It was usual with our age group.

my dad wore a wedding ring… I really only remember one of our friends not wearing a wedding ring and it is because they are a painter and it gets paint all over it.. but they did both exchange rings at their wedding… I really didn’t think there was an option or time where it was only the bride who got a wedding ring… but since the female only gets an engagement ring I can accept it’s an archaic ‘belonging to him’ tradition

Mrs SS doesn’t wear her engagement ring..
between renovating and delivering babies, it’s easier to not wear that to find a safe place and remember that place when you go looking for it

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:50:58
From: buffy
ID: 1247029
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Here you go…BBC says reasonably recent for men to wear wedding rings.

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-12986535

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:51:25
From: buffy
ID: 1247030
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Interwebs here in Casterton very slow tonight. I thought they’d updated the gear here.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:52:24
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247032
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Interwebs here in Casterton very slow tonight. I thought they’d updated the gear here.

Yup, that’ll do it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:52:39
From: buffy
ID: 1247033
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I don’t wear my wedding and engagement rings most of the time. I do a lot of gardening and it’s impractical to wear a ring. I stopped wearing them for work because of fitting contact lenses. Better to have bare hands. I do try to remember to be married when we go to Melbourne.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:54:51
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247035
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:55:54
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247036
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Since I quit working with food, I wear rings and two pairs of earrings. I was only allowed one pair of earrings in food retail.

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Date: 1/07/2018 18:56:03
From: buffy
ID: 1247037
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:



I reckon a Maltese Shih Tzu cross is worserer…

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:00:21
From: sibeen
ID: 1247039
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Where’s PP? I hope he’s well ashamed!

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:00:37
From: sibeen
ID: 1247040
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Interwebs here in Casterton very slow tonight. I thought they’d updated the gear here.

They did :)

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:01:08
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247041
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

We went to Old Petrie Town today as there was an animal expo. I didn’t realise the regular Sunday markets were also on… there were approximately 50 million people there.

The animal expo had many dogs for adoption, plus the local agricultural high school was showing their alpacas and sheep, and there were reptiles and sea animals.

Now I’m thinking about adopting a doggy but I was still sad looking at all the cool things for dogs so I don’t think I’m ready yet.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:01:24
From: buffy
ID: 1247042
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

It’s sped up again now. I’m on the wireless dongle.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:04:37
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1247044
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:


I reckon a Maltese Shih Tzu cross is worserer…

Wolves are descended from dogs, not the other way around. Mitochondrial DNA has proved that.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:07:09
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1247046
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Here you go…BBC says reasonably recent for men to wear wedding rings.

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-12986535

It is. That didn’t stop both my wives from trying, though.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:09:33
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247048
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


We went to Old Petrie Town today as there was an animal expo. I didn’t realise the regular Sunday markets were also on… there were approximately 50 million people there.

The animal expo had many dogs for adoption, plus the local agricultural high school was showing their alpacas and sheep, and there were reptiles and sea animals.

Now I’m thinking about adopting a doggy but I was still sad looking at all the cool things for dogs so I don’t think I’m ready yet.

Get one when you’re ready, they are good for kids to grow up with.
Don’t go for the prettiest one, go for one with a bit of character.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:10:16
From: buffy
ID: 1247049
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Divine Angel said:

We went to Old Petrie Town today as there was an animal expo. I didn’t realise the regular Sunday markets were also on… there were approximately 50 million people there.

The animal expo had many dogs for adoption, plus the local agricultural high school was showing their alpacas and sheep, and there were reptiles and sea animals.

Now I’m thinking about adopting a doggy but I was still sad looking at all the cool things for dogs so I don’t think I’m ready yet.

Get one when you’re ready, they are good for kids to grow up with.
Don’t go for the prettiest one, go for one with a bit of character.

I’m so glad I took PWM’s sage advice…

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:11:35
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1247050
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


PermeateFree said:

Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

:)

Good on her. And good on the apprenticeship system.

It’s not child labour until it puts children in either physical or moral danger.

I count children in advertising as putting the participant children in moral danger – it should be banned under child labour laws.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:13:22
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247052
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

IT’S PRETTY NOISY HERE, THERE’S RAIN ON THE TIN ROOF AND THE GENNERATOR IS GOING.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:13:28
From: Arts
ID: 1247053
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Arts said:

buffy said:

Now I think about it, my father does not have a wedding ring. Mr buffy and I exchanged rings. It was usual with our age group.

my dad wore a wedding ring… I really only remember one of our friends not wearing a wedding ring and it is because they are a painter and it gets paint all over it.. but they did both exchange rings at their wedding… I really didn’t think there was an option or time where it was only the bride who got a wedding ring… but since the female only gets an engagement ring I can accept it’s an archaic ‘belonging to him’ tradition

Mrs SS doesn’t wear her engagement ring..
between renovating and delivering babies, it’s easier to not wear that to find a safe place and remember that place when you go looking for it

it’s not if you wear it after, it’s exchanging them at the ceremony.. I take my rings off for certain tasks also and sometimes they don’t go back on for days.. but that doesn’t mean they weren’t exchanged at the ceremony…

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:15:14
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247054
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


IT’S PRETTY NOISY HERE, THERE’S RAIN ON THE TIN ROOF AND THE GENNERATOR IS GOING.

EXCITING

Have you lost power?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:16:42
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247056
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

They are selling meteorites on Ebay

reckon its real or a fake one?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:18:18
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247057
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Arts said:

my dad wore a wedding ring… I really only remember one of our friends not wearing a wedding ring and it is because they are a painter and it gets paint all over it.. but they did both exchange rings at their wedding… I really didn’t think there was an option or time where it was only the bride who got a wedding ring… but since the female only gets an engagement ring I can accept it’s an archaic ‘belonging to him’ tradition

Mrs SS doesn’t wear her engagement ring..
between renovating and delivering babies, it’s easier to not wear that to find a safe place and remember that place when you go looking for it

it’s not if you wear it after, it’s exchanging them at the ceremony.. I take my rings off for certain tasks also and sometimes they don’t go back on for days.. but that doesn’t mean they weren’t exchanged at the ceremony…

we haven’t had the ceremony to exchange rings.
one day we’ll get down to the registry office and do it.. maybe.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:18:38
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247058
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Peak Warming Man said:

IT’S PRETTY NOISY HERE, THERE’S RAIN ON THE TIN ROOF AND THE GENNERATOR IS GOING.

EXCITING

Have you lost power?

There are no mains at the Redoubt, I run on solar batteries and when they are low I fire up the genny.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:22:25
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247059
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Peak Warming Man said:

IT’S PRETTY NOISY HERE, THERE’S RAIN ON THE TIN ROOF AND THE GENNERATOR IS GOING.

EXCITING

Have you lost power?

There are no mains at the Redoubt, I run on solar batteries and when they are low I fire up the genny.

STILL NOISY ?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:23:01
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247060
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Peak Warming Man said:

IT’S PRETTY NOISY HERE, THERE’S RAIN ON THE TIN ROOF AND THE GENNERATOR IS GOING.

EXCITING

Have you lost power?

There are no mains at the Redoubt, I run on solar batteries and when they are low I fire up the genny.

How’s the temperature, bloody cold here. Fog till 10 this morning, cloudy during the day that cleared in the evening, the perfect conditions for cold.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:26:43
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247061
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

EXCITING

Have you lost power?

There are no mains at the Redoubt, I run on solar batteries and when they are low I fire up the genny.

How’s the temperature, bloody cold here. Fog till 10 this morning, cloudy during the day that cleared in the evening, the perfect conditions for cold.

A barmy 11 degrees but that will plummet if the cloud cover disappears.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:29:44
From: buffy
ID: 1247062
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

We’ve got a frost warning. And it’s feeling chilly now. I’ve got my fires going and the rooms I’m not using are closed up.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:30:04
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247063
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:30:50
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247064
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Collectable-Meteorites

Collectable-Crystals

Collectable-Mineral-Specimens

Gemstones

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:33:37
From: sibeen
ID: 1247065
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

Zombies.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:34:55
From: sibeen
ID: 1247066
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

mollwollfumble said:


Michael V said:

PermeateFree said:

Aelita Andre a pronominal young abstract artist. Russian birth, but raised in Melbourne. She is the youngest known professional artist, selling works by the age of 2 (although buyers were not at the time told of her age), is mainly 9 in this short video, which shows her working on some paintings that have a special quality about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C108WlIg-E

:)

Good on her. And good on the apprenticeship system.

It’s not child labour until it puts children in either physical or moral danger.

I count children in advertising as putting the participant children in moral danger – it should be banned under child labour laws.

Nah, the apprenticeship system is complete shit. Both sides of government have cut the crap out of it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:34:57
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247067
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


AwesomeO said:

What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

Zombies.

MMMmmmmm rum cocktails…

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:35:26
From: sibeen
ID: 1247068
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


mollwollfumble said:

Michael V said:

:)

Good on her. And good on the apprenticeship system.

It’s not child labour until it puts children in either physical or moral danger.

I count children in advertising as putting the participant children in moral danger – it should be banned under child labour laws.

Nah, the apprenticeship system is complete shit. Both sides of government have cut the crap out of it.

…and they couldn’t be wrong; could they?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:35:41
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247069
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Still raining ?

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:41:30
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247070
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


mollwollfumble said:

Michael V said:

:)

Good on her. And good on the apprenticeship system.

It’s not child labour until it puts children in either physical or moral danger.

I count children in advertising as putting the participant children in moral danger – it should be banned under child labour laws.

Nah, the apprenticeship system is complete shit. Both sides of government have cut the crap out of it.

All very interesting, but the young artist is not in an apprenticeship and could teach most adult teachers about art.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:58:05
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247072
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

No end game, always wanted a farm, a remote farm.
It’s turned out well, agisting cattle is ideal at the moment, and it’s a peaceful place to come and relax.

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Date: 1/07/2018 19:58:50
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1247073
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


captain_spalding said:

‘Ad outside future Adelaide university building ridiculed for apparent mansplaining’ – ABC News

When i look at it, i see a bloke saying ‘my dick is this big’, and a bunch of women thinking ‘nope, not what your girlfriend says’.

every time I see that I think he has a ponytail from the girl sitting behind him… it’s a terrible photo on so many levels

On the other hand, it is distinctly South Australian. It doesn’t have the brashness of Sydney, the pseudoculturism of Melbourne, or characteristics of Brisbane or Perth. It says “South Australia” so strongly that it almost shouts it. South Australia doesn’t have hangups over political correctness, or enthusiasm. It’s informal in a way that no other state is.

I like this photo. It attracts attention by its very lack of pretentiousness.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:00:19
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247074
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Still raining ?

Yep.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:00:42
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247075
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


AwesomeO said:

What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

No end game, always wanted a farm, a remote farm.
It’s turned out well, agisting cattle is ideal at the moment, and it’s a peaceful place to come and relax.

I was wondering if you were going to keep building, happens a bit, redoubt in the bush and every weekend or break the owner keeps adding stuff building toward a retirement holiday retreat.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:01:54
From: buffy
ID: 1247076
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Permeate, I have a question. I’m having another go at heaven + earth. It’s very wordy. Do you know what Ian Plimer is doing these days? He seems to have been quiet for some 9 years or so now. Perhaps he is just enjoying retirement or something. Wikipedia doesn’t have anything recent to say.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:10:37
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247080
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Permeate, I have a question. I’m having another go at heaven + earth. It’s very wordy. Do you know what Ian Plimer is doing these days? He seems to have been quiet for some 9 years or so now. Perhaps he is just enjoying retirement or something. Wikipedia doesn’t have anything recent to say.

No afraid not. I am not a fan of Plimer, but at a guess he is recovering from his loss of face over his global warming denial assertions. Evidence too strong for him to do so now I suspect.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:12:35
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247081
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Making some headphone amplifiers

Going to steam punk the cases.

Then later a matching steampunk PC case

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:13:38
From: buffy
ID: 1247082
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


buffy said:

Permeate, I have a question. I’m having another go at heaven + earth. It’s very wordy. Do you know what Ian Plimer is doing these days? He seems to have been quiet for some 9 years or so now. Perhaps he is just enjoying retirement or something. Wikipedia doesn’t have anything recent to say.

No afraid not. I am not a fan of Plimer, but at a guess he is recovering from his loss of face over his global warming denial assertions. Evidence too strong for him to do so now I suspect.

A Short History of Planet Earth was OK. He’s not a bad writer. heaven + earth is a lot more strident though.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:19:25
From: buffy
ID: 1247085
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I think I’ll go and sit by the open fire to watch Mystery Road. Final episode on shortly.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:24:06
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247086
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I’m going to watch Forbidden Planet 1956, starring Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis and Walter Pidgeon

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:24:45
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247087
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


PermeateFree said:

buffy said:

Permeate, I have a question. I’m having another go at heaven + earth. It’s very wordy. Do you know what Ian Plimer is doing these days? He seems to have been quiet for some 9 years or so now. Perhaps he is just enjoying retirement or something. Wikipedia doesn’t have anything recent to say.

No afraid not. I am not a fan of Plimer, but at a guess he is recovering from his loss of face over his global warming denial assertions. Evidence too strong for him to do so now I suspect.

A Short History of Planet Earth was OK. He’s not a bad writer. heaven + earth is a lot more strident though.

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:28:19
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247088
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Peak Warming Man said:

AwesomeO said:

What’s the redoubt for? Is there an end plan?

No end game, always wanted a farm, a remote farm.
It’s turned out well, agisting cattle is ideal at the moment, and it’s a peaceful place to come and relax.

I was wondering if you were going to keep building, happens a bit, redoubt in the bush and every weekend or break the owner keeps adding stuff building toward a retirement holiday retreat.

What I think will happen is that my niece and husband will start running their own cattle here, he’s hinted that he would like to build a herd of murray greys, one of the angus threw a murray grey and I bought it off the farmer and gave it to him for wiring the shack, it’s now pregnant……..so well see.
If that happens looks around I might get my agistment to be sort of off the books and not affect my part pension when I retire.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:33:02
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247090
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I’m watching The Hippopotamus, which is based on a book by Stephen Fry. I love the language used.

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Date: 1/07/2018 20:47:31
From: transition
ID: 1247091
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

BBQ at neighbors, few games of pool, and my day is done

got load wood earlier today, a visitor helped, drove while I chucked stumps in, worked well.

yawn

tiredness is visiting now.

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:00:00
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247092
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:

yawn

tiredness is visiting now.

It like gravity is something that I am both thankful for and yet find to be my greatest assailants.

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:02:01
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247093
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


I’m watching The Hippopotamus, which is based on a book by Stephen Fry. I love the language used.

eek
I’ve currently got his book on Greek Mythology to wade througgh.. One thing at a time.

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:05:23
From: btm
ID: 1247094
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


I’m watching The Hippopotamus, which is based on a book by Stephen Fry. I love the language used.

French?

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:24:08
From: sibeen
ID: 1247095
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

rushes in

There’s an ad on whilst the Logies are one and I was wondering who’s everyone choice is for the major prize?

rushes back to TV

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:24:52
From: buffy
ID: 1247096
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


buffy said:

PermeateFree said:

No afraid not. I am not a fan of Plimer, but at a guess he is recovering from his loss of face over his global warming denial assertions. Evidence too strong for him to do so now I suspect.

A Short History of Planet Earth was OK. He’s not a bad writer. heaven + earth is a lot more strident though.

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

How long ago was this?

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:58:20
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247098
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


PermeateFree said:

buffy said:

A Short History of Planet Earth was OK. He’s not a bad writer. heaven + earth is a lot more strident though.

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

How long ago was this?

There are Plimer references up to Oct 2017 here:
https://www.desmogblog.com/ian-plimer

It seems he hasn’t changed his views at all.

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Date: 1/07/2018 21:59:54
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247099
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


buffy said:

PermeateFree said:

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

How long ago was this?

There are Plimer references up to Oct 2017 here:
https://www.desmogblog.com/ian-plimer

It seems he hasn’t changed his views at all.

I was surprised he’s only 5 years older than me.

A mere lad.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:02:45
From: sibeen
ID: 1247100
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

It looks like everyone else is also engrossed in the Logies.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:09:14
From: sibeen
ID: 1247101
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Reading a novel where the reserve unit of the British SAS are a bit of a major player and called The Artists Rifles, so I went and looked them on on wiki. I just think the footnote is rather funny:

Originally the regiment was designated as Originally the regiment was designated as The Artists’ Rifles until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused. until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused.

Bloody modern education standards!

:)

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:11:23
From: sibeen
ID: 1247102
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Reading a novel where the reserve unit of the British SAS are a bit of a major player and called The Artists Rifles, so I went and looked them on on wiki. I just think the footnote is rather funny:

Originally the regiment was designated as Originally the regiment was designated as The Artists’ Rifles until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused. until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused.

Bloody modern education standards!

:)

Err, I may have hit ‘ctrl v’ a bit vigourously.

Originally the regiment was designated as The Artists’ Rifles until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:12:55
From: sibeen
ID: 1247103
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:13:51
From: Woodie
ID: 1247104
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


rushes in

There’s an ad on whilst the Logies are one and I was wondering who’s everyone choice is for the major prize?

rushes back to TV

What’s with all the dead plants on the tables?

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:16:30
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247105
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


sibeen said:

Reading a novel where the reserve unit of the British SAS are a bit of a major player and called The Artists Rifles, so I went and looked them on on wiki. I just think the footnote is rather funny:

Originally the regiment was designated as Originally the regiment was designated as The Artists’ Rifles until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused. until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused.

Bloody modern education standards!

:)

Err, I may have hit ‘ctrl v’ a bit vigourously.

Originally the regiment was designated as The Artists’ Rifles until the apostrophe was officially dropped from the full title in 1937, as it was so often misused.

What’s the bet they were called the bullshit artists.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:22:35
From: Woodie
ID: 1247106
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


It looks like everyone else is also engrossed in the Logies.

Not one of them has yet thanked whoever it was, that watched whatever it was they were actually in.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:24:30
From: Woodie
ID: 1247107
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Wonder if they’ll wheel Bert Newton out at the end?

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:26:59
From: party_pants
ID: 1247108
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:27:32
From: Woodie
ID: 1247109
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

GET OFF!!!!! NEXT!

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:28:38
From: btm
ID: 1247110
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

TIL the word fornicate is derived from fornix, the Latin for arch, because in Roman times it was common for prostitutes to wait for their clients under arches or in arched doorways.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:30:56
From: Woodie
ID: 1247111
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

Ya didn’t miss much. Flogged by them Brisbanians.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:32:23
From: sibeen
ID: 1247112
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

Well I had too. SWMBO and elder sprog are Brisbane supporters. It was ‘orrible.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:36:23
From: party_pants
ID: 1247113
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

Ya didn’t miss much. Flogged by them Brisbanians.

Yeah, I saw the score at half time when I got home, and that Fyfe and Sandilands were both off injured. Decided to do skip it and do something else. Another team fast asleep coming off the bye.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:37:31
From: party_pants
ID: 1247114
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

And I’m still waiting for PP to come in and apologise for his team’s abysmal showing.

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

Well I had too. SWMBO and elder sprog are Brisbane supporters. It was ‘orrible.

hey?? How did that happen. I assumed your whole house would Carlton.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:40:44
From: Woodie
ID: 1247115
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Only started watching it 1/2 hr ago. If they put another 10 minute ad break on, I’m going to bed.

Only watching it to see how fat they’ve all got since last year.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:44:17
From: party_pants
ID: 1247116
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


Only started watching it 1/2 hr ago. If they put another 10 minute ad break on, I’m going to bed.

Only watching it to see how fat they’ve all got since last year.

what are ya watching?

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:46:38
From: sibeen
ID: 1247117
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

party_pants said:

pffft. I didn’t even get to watch it.

Well I had too. SWMBO and elder sprog are Brisbane supporters. It was ‘orrible.

hey?? How did that happen. I assumed your whole house would Carlton.

SWMBO’s family are originally Fitzroy stalwarts and their allegiance was transferred to Brisbane.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:47:17
From: Woodie
ID: 1247118
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Woodie said:

Only started watching it 1/2 hr ago. If they put another 10 minute ad break on, I’m going to bed.

Only watching it to see how fat they’ve all got since last year.

what are ya watching?

The mutual backslap society. All of them telling everyone else how wonderful they are, when they actually hate each other’s guts. AKA Logies.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:49:01
From: party_pants
ID: 1247119
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


party_pants said:

Woodie said:

Only started watching it 1/2 hr ago. If they put another 10 minute ad break on, I’m going to bed.

Only watching it to see how fat they’ve all got since last year.

what are ya watching?

The mutual backslap society. All of them telling everyone else how wonderful they are, when they actually hate each other’s guts. AKA Logies.

Oh fuck that. I hate awards ceremonies. Haven’t even watched the Brownlow for a decade.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:50:09
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247120
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

btm said:


TIL the word fornicate is derived from fornix, the Latin for arch, because in Roman times it was common for prostitutes to wait for their clients under arches or in arched doorways.

How about that.

I spend much of my working life fornicating, and I never knew it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:51:22
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247121
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


sibeen said:

rushes in

There’s an ad on whilst the Logies are one and I was wondering who’s everyone choice is for the major prize?

rushes back to TV

What’s with all the dead plants on the tables?


Climate change?

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:51:48
From: sibeen
ID: 1247122
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


btm said:

TIL the word fornicate is derived from fornix, the Latin for arch, because in Roman times it was common for prostitutes to wait for their clients under arches or in arched doorways.

How about that.

I spend much of my working life fornicating, and I never knew it.

I often say that about civil engineers :)

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Date: 1/07/2018 22:52:57
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247123
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

btm said:

TIL the word fornicate is derived from fornix, the Latin for arch, because in Roman times it was common for prostitutes to wait for their clients under arches or in arched doorways.

How about that.

I spend much of my working life fornicating, and I never knew it.

I often say that about civil engineers :)

stop it or I’ll go blind.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:00:43
From: Arts
ID: 1247124
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

our dinner was lovely and delicious and far too much (as restaurants tend to do) .. and tomorrow I was planning on walking back from the kids UWA holiday sports program.. but they are forecasting 100% chance of rain.. which is pretty high in my book…. still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:04:03
From: party_pants
ID: 1247125
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


our dinner was lovely and delicious and far too much (as restaurants tend to do) .. and tomorrow I was planning on walking back from the kids UWA holiday sports program.. but they are forecasting 100% chance of rain.. which is pretty high in my book…. still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

Not just rain, they are saying 20 mm as the bottom end of the range. It’s not just gunna rain, it’s gunna bucket down.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:09:29
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247126
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:

still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

If you like pina coladas…

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:10:21
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247127
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I only watch awards ceremonies for the dead people montage.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:10:21
From: sibeen
ID: 1247128
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I made chicken rissoles tonight. First time for everything. I had some breast fillets in the fridge and just didn’t fancy pan fried chook, or even something done in the oven. So I got out the food processor and blitzed it down and then made rissoles. Did with mash, veg and gravy. As a first time effort it was average. I’ll do it again but adjust the ingredients.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:11:53
From: Arts
ID: 1247129
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

our dinner was lovely and delicious and far too much (as restaurants tend to do) .. and tomorrow I was planning on walking back from the kids UWA holiday sports program.. but they are forecasting 100% chance of rain.. which is pretty high in my book…. still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

Not just rain, they are saying 20 mm as the bottom end of the range. It’s not just gunna rain, it’s gunna bucket down.

I was thinking I can still walk in the rain… but it’s in for a bit in for the whole lot, because no one wants to sit next to a wet person on the bus….

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:13:04
From: Arts
ID: 1247130
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Arts said:
still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

If you like pina coladas…

I do.. but only a couple.. because they are too sweet…

what I love about that song is it is about a couple cheating.. but they cheat on each other with each other

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:13:19
From: Arts
ID: 1247131
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


I made chicken rissoles tonight. First time for everything. I had some breast fillets in the fridge and just didn’t fancy pan fried chook, or even something done in the oven. So I got out the food processor and blitzed it down and then made rissoles. Did with mash, veg and gravy. As a first time effort it was average. I’ll do it again but adjust the ingredients.

that’s the spirit

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:13:34
From: party_pants
ID: 1247132
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

our dinner was lovely and delicious and far too much (as restaurants tend to do) .. and tomorrow I was planning on walking back from the kids UWA holiday sports program.. but they are forecasting 100% chance of rain.. which is pretty high in my book…. still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

Not just rain, they are saying 20 mm as the bottom end of the range. It’s not just gunna rain, it’s gunna bucket down.

I was thinking I can still walk in the rain… but it’s in for a bit in for the whole lot, because no one wants to sit next to a wet person on the bus….

You could catch the bus part way home and walk the rest.

Just hope you got some good wet weather kit, might be a good test for it.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:15:42
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247133
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Divine Angel said:

Arts said:
still – I might consider a walk in the rain…

If you like pina coladas…

I do.. but only a couple.. because they are too sweet…

what I love about that song is it is about a couple cheating.. but they cheat on each other with each other


My favourite line is, “if you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain”.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:17:09
From: Arts
ID: 1247135
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

Not just rain, they are saying 20 mm as the bottom end of the range. It’s not just gunna rain, it’s gunna bucket down.

I was thinking I can still walk in the rain… but it’s in for a bit in for the whole lot, because no one wants to sit next to a wet person on the bus….

You could catch the bus part way home and walk the rest.

Just hope you got some good wet weather kit, might be a good test for it.

indeed… I’ll play it by ear and see what the day brings…

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:17:54
From: Arts
ID: 1247136
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Arts said:

Divine Angel said:

If you like pina coladas…

I do.. but only a couple.. because they are too sweet…

what I love about that song is it is about a couple cheating.. but they cheat on each other with each other


My favourite line is, “if you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain”.

hehe lyrical gold

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:41:27
From: Arts
ID: 1247137
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

did you go to the game today p_p?

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:42:22
From: sibeen
ID: 1247138
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


did you go to the game today p_p?

snigger

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:43:38
From: party_pants
ID: 1247139
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


did you go to the game today p_p?

No. I bought only a 3-game package rather than the full season.

So far I have had 2 wins from the 2 games I have been to. My next game is against sibeen’s mob in August.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:53:04
From: Arts
ID: 1247140
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

did you go to the game today p_p?

No. I bought only a 3-game package rather than the full season.

So far I have had 2 wins from the 2 games I have been to. My next game is against sibeen’s mob in August.

sure to win that one. eh?

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:56:20
From: sibeen
ID: 1247141
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

did you go to the game today p_p?

No. I bought only a 3-game package rather than the full season.

So far I have had 2 wins from the 2 games I have been to. My next game is against sibeen’s mob in August.

sure to win that one. eh?

They were supposed to shit in today’s match.

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Date: 1/07/2018 23:56:58
From: party_pants
ID: 1247142
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

did you go to the game today p_p?

No. I bought only a 3-game package rather than the full season.

So far I have had 2 wins from the 2 games I have been to. My next game is against sibeen’s mob in August.

sure to win that one. eh?

Hell no. Completely unpredictable.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:00:07
From: Arts
ID: 1247143
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

No. I bought only a 3-game package rather than the full season.

So far I have had 2 wins from the 2 games I have been to. My next game is against sibeen’s mob in August.

sure to win that one. eh?

Hell no. Completely unpredictable.

I don’ really care.. I just have this sense of unease when Shebs wins

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:05:26
From: party_pants
ID: 1247145
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

sure to win that one. eh?

Hell no. Completely unpredictable.

I don’ really care.. I just have this sense of unease when Shebs wins

I’ve given up on them for the season, some weeks ago. It doesn’t really matter if they win or lose, there is no way they are playing finals. It depends on which weeks they all turn up and try hard and which weeks they go through the motions. Quite an inexperienced team and the coach has them playing a style which is extremely demanding.

Anyway, I might watch some of the soccer until I get pissed off with the players socks being pulled up to high. Then I’ll go to bed and miss out on all the drama like I did last night.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:11:35
From: party_pants
ID: 1247148
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Spain score

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:11:53
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247149
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

Hell no. Completely unpredictable.

I don’ really care.. I just have this sense of unease when Shebs wins

I’ve given up on them for the season, some weeks ago. It doesn’t really matter if they win or lose, there is no way they are playing finals. It depends on which weeks they all turn up and try hard and which weeks they go through the motions. Quite an inexperienced team and the coach has them playing a style which is extremely demanding.

Anyway, I might watch some of the soccer until I get pissed off with the players socks being pulled up to high. Then I’ll go to bed and miss out on all the drama like I did last night.

Spain ahead, 1-0.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:12:21
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247150
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Spain score

Good, I don’t want the Russkies to win.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:14:12
From: party_pants
ID: 1247151
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


party_pants said:

Spain score

Good, I don’t want the Russkies to win.

I don’t really like either team, but one of them must win.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:14:55
From: kii
ID: 1247152
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Am I awake?

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:15:50
From: party_pants
ID: 1247153
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Am I awake?

No.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:17:58
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247154
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Am I awake?

You’d better be, or you’re having a pretty boring dream.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:18:05
From: kii
ID: 1247155
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


kii said:

Am I awake?

No.

Good.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:20:08
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247156
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Meanwhile:

Organisers of the Tour de France have formally forbidden Chris Froome from signing in for this year’s race, which starts on Saturday, in a last-ditch attempt to stop him competing, according to a report in Le Monde.

The race’s owner, Amaury Sport Organisation, has made the move in order to protect the image of the race because Froome’s appeal against his drugs test from last September has not been resolved. The cyclist has always maintained he never broke the rules.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jul/01/chris-froome-blocked-signing-in-tour-de-france

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:20:30
From: Arts
ID: 1247157
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

party_pants said:

Spain score

Good, I don’t want the Russkies to win.

I don’t really like either team, but one of them must win.

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:22:11
From: kii
ID: 1247158
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Am I awake?

You’d better be, or you’re having a pretty boring dream.

Well, someone made my toast and tea in the dream, exactly the way I like it….so that’s exciting.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:22:43
From: sibeen
ID: 1247159
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I was watching the F1, but Ricc’s car has just blown up so I’ve now switched over to the fallover.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:23:51
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247160
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Bubblecar said:

kii said:

Am I awake?

You’d better be, or you’re having a pretty boring dream.

Well, someone made my toast and tea in the dream, exactly the way I like it….so that’s exciting.

Goodo.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:24:19
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247161
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I haven’t had dinner yet so I’ve just put a chicken burger and chips in the oven.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:25:55
From: kii
ID: 1247162
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


I was watching the F1, but Ricc’s car has just blown up so I’ve now switched over to the fallover.

That’s exciting.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:27:18
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247163
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Arts said:

Divine Angel said:

If you like pina coladas…

I do.. but only a couple.. because they are too sweet…

what I love about that song is it is about a couple cheating.. but they cheat on each other with each other


My favourite line is, “if you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain”.

Sounds a bit iffy.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:27:18
From: kii
ID: 1247164
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oo…cool change today. Only gonna hit 100°F.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:27:22
From: party_pants
ID: 1247165
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Bubblecar said:

Good, I don’t want the Russkies to win.

I don’t really like either team, but one of them must win.

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

I wish I had your positive way of looking things,

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:28:13
From: party_pants
ID: 1247166
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

I don’t really like either team, but one of them must win.

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

I wish I had your positive way of looking things,

at

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:28:37
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247167
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Oo…cool change today. Only gonna hit 100°F.

If you had stayed here, no difference.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:29:34
From: sibeen
ID: 1247168
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

I don’t really like either team, but one of them must win.

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

I wish I had your positive way of looking things,

Pfft, she gets upset when some have an occasional gain.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:30:57
From: transition
ID: 1247169
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

lightnin’ hopkins in the headphones, album, some earlyish recordings

one of my favorites the mister hopkins

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightnin%27_Hopkins
“Samuel John “Lightnin’” Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins is “the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act”

linked picture may not open, we’ll see

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:34:32
From: Arts
ID: 1247170
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

I wish I had your positive way of looking things,

Pfft, she gets upset when some have an occasional gain.

my brief says ‘diss Shebs wherever you can’ it’s not personal dammit (well, not all the time)

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:36:28
From: party_pants
ID: 1247171
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:37:02
From: party_pants
ID: 1247172
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

so Russia get a decent chance just as I type that

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:37:50
From: party_pants
ID: 1247173
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

I like vodka and wine it’s so conflicting

I wish I had your positive way of looking things,

Pfft, she gets upset when some have an occasional gain.

Even a vicarious one.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:38:13
From: sibeen
ID: 1247174
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


lightnin’ hopkins in the headphones, album, some earlyish recordings

one of my favorites the mister hopkins

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightnin%27_Hopkins
“Samuel John “Lightnin’” Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins is “the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act”

linked picture may not open, we’ll see

Was in the car yesterday evening and the radio station I listen to had some jazz on. I asked younger sprog whether it did any thing for her and she replied in the negative. I fully concurred,

I just don’t get it. I don’t hate it, it just does nothing for me.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:38:39
From: kii
ID: 1247175
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


party_pants said:

It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

so Russia get a decent chance just as I type that

I have a soccer ball rolling around under the kitchen table.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:38:47
From: sibeen
ID: 1247176
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

A bit?

yawn

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:40:10
From: transition
ID: 1247177
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


transition said:

lightnin’ hopkins in the headphones, album, some earlyish recordings

one of my favorites the mister hopkins

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightnin%27_Hopkins
“Samuel John “Lightnin’” Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins is “the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act”

linked picture may not open, we’ll see

Was in the car yesterday evening and the radio station I listen to had some jazz on. I asked younger sprog whether it did any thing for her and she replied in the negative. I fully concurred,

I just don’t get it. I don’t hate it, it just does nothing for me.

oh yes but lightnin’ hopkins isn’t jazz, nothing like it

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:40:32
From: sibeen
ID: 1247178
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


party_pants said:

party_pants said:

It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

so Russia get a decent chance just as I type that

I have a soccer ball rolling around under the kitchen table.

If it throws up, or pisses, it’s probably a dog.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:40:46
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247179
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

Yes, keepballers vs clodhoppers.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:42:11
From: party_pants
ID: 1247180
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

penalty, Russia score.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:42:17
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247181
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


party_pants said:

It has gone a bit dull. Spain passing the ball around in their attacking half to three quarters are, not able to get the ball inside that last attacking quarter, Russia attempting the quick counter attack but really skillful enough.

Yes, keepballers vs clodhoppers.

And Russia draw even just I said that, but it was a set piece.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:43:04
From: kii
ID: 1247182
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

party_pants said:

so Russia get a decent chance just as I type that

I have a soccer ball rolling around under the kitchen table.

If it throws up, or pisses, it’s probably a dog.

Nah, it’s my physical therapy tool.

Also, Grace hasn’t peed in the house for ages. We’ve learnt to recognise her signals.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:43:40
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247183
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


transition said:

lightnin’ hopkins in the headphones, album, some earlyish recordings

one of my favorites the mister hopkins

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightnin%27_Hopkins
“Samuel John “Lightnin’” Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins is “the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act”

linked picture may not open, we’ll see

Was in the car yesterday evening and the radio station I listen to had some jazz on. I asked younger sprog whether it did any thing for her and she replied in the negative. I fully concurred,

I just don’t get it. I don’t hate it, it just does nothing for me.

There are many different kinds of jazz. Lots of short & sweet jazz standards in the old days.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:44:30
From: party_pants
ID: 1247184
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

I have a soccer ball rolling around under the kitchen table.

If it throws up, or pisses, it’s probably a dog.

Nah, it’s my physical therapy tool.

Also, Grace hasn’t peed in the house for ages. We’ve learnt to recognise her signals.

Grace has trained you?

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:44:54
From: Arts
ID: 1247185
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

I have a soccer ball rolling around under the kitchen table.

If it throws up, or pisses, it’s probably a dog.

Nah, it’s my physical therapy tool.

Also, Grace hasn’t peed in the house for ages. We’ve learnt to recognise her signals.

she’s trained you well

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:45:37
From: Arts
ID: 1247186
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

damn p_p.. I got distracted by the dead people montage on the logies

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:46:56
From: party_pants
ID: 1247187
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


damn p_p.. I got distracted by the dead people montage on the logies

It is your fatal weakness. I cannot help you.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:47:40
From: kii
ID: 1247188
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I should probably get organised to do something.

My Texas sage bushes need watering, so do my pot plants.

My eyes are bleary.

I’ve nearly sorted out the kitchen so we can use it until Stage 2 of the renovations. mr kii is being very good about having his comfort zones changed. Ever since he was assessed as having “adjustment disorder”, he’s been making jokes about me changing stuff around the house as we renovate.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:48:12
From: kii
ID: 1247189
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

If it throws up, or pisses, it’s probably a dog.

Nah, it’s my physical therapy tool.

Also, Grace hasn’t peed in the house for ages. We’ve learnt to recognise her signals.

Grace has trained you?

Exactly. :D

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:48:22
From: sibeen
ID: 1247190
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


sibeen said:

transition said:

lightnin’ hopkins in the headphones, album, some earlyish recordings

one of my favorites the mister hopkins

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightnin%27_Hopkins
“Samuel John “Lightnin’” Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins is “the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act”

linked picture may not open, we’ll see

Was in the car yesterday evening and the radio station I listen to had some jazz on. I asked younger sprog whether it did any thing for her and she replied in the negative. I fully concurred,

I just don’t get it. I don’t hate it, it just does nothing for me.

There are many different kinds of jazz. Lots of short & sweet jazz standards in the old days.

I’ve listened to heaps of jazz. Never found a track that I could say I love.

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:50:48
From: Arts
ID: 1247191
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

damn p_p.. I got distracted by the dead people montage on the logies

It is your fatal weakness. I cannot help you.

and you were my last hope

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:52:43
From: party_pants
ID: 1247192
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

damn p_p.. I got distracted by the dead people montage on the logies

It is your fatal weakness. I cannot help you.

and you were my last hope

there is another

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:54:35
From: Arts
ID: 1247193
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

It is your fatal weakness. I cannot help you.

and you were my last hope

there is another

my last

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Date: 2/07/2018 00:57:21
From: transition
ID: 1247194
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2h6Xfa7LCc
hopkins’ black cadillac, more upbeat
not sure you’ve had any black cadillac in the morning lately

upbeat again, mojo hand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoAhrEV6lgk
he’s gonna fix his woman

I more like his slower songs where he’s sorta story telling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Md9w915Nag
smokes like lightning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GkuK0IUYeE
going away

last two and few others similar I love

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:02:23
From: sibeen
ID: 1247195
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:05:19
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247196
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

I’d be surprised if I’d heard of any of them.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:05:49
From: party_pants
ID: 1247197
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

So Amanda Keller missed out. This week there has been some bizzare radio plug just before the news every hour urging people to vote for Amanda.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:07:29
From: sibeen
ID: 1247199
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

So Amanda Keller missed out. This week there has been some bizzare radio plug just before the news every hour urging people to vote for Amanda.

RRR in Melbourne must have missed the telex. Nary a mention.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:08:29
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247200
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

I’d be surprised if I’d heard of any of them.

Don’t think I’ve watched any commercial television channel at all this century.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:10:42
From: party_pants
ID: 1247201
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Bubblecar said:

sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

I’d be surprised if I’d heard of any of them.

Don’t think I’ve watched any commercial television channel at all this century.

You watched the Olympics, didn’t you?

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:11:37
From: kii
ID: 1247202
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

I’d be surprised if I’d heard of any of them.

I’ve heard of him, but wouldn’t recognise him if I saw him. I didn’t recognise Kim Basinger when I assisted her at bn.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:12:12
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247203
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

Bubblecar said:

I’d be surprised if I’d heard of any of them.

Don’t think I’ve watched any commercial television channel at all this century.

You watched the Olympics, didn’t you?

No.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:12:52
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247204
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Martin Tyler’s not very excited by this match either. Sounds like he’s mumbling in his sleep.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:14:42
From: party_pants
ID: 1247205
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Martin Tyler’s not very excited by this match either. Sounds like he’s mumbling in his sleep.

it’s been boring af

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:16:13
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247206
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

Martin Tyler’s not very excited by this match either. Sounds like he’s mumbling in his sleep.

it’s been boring af

You should have gone to bed, then it would have been a fast-paced goal fest.

;)

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:20:05
From: party_pants
ID: 1247207
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


party_pants said:

Bubblecar said:

Martin Tyler’s not very excited by this match either. Sounds like he’s mumbling in his sleep.

it’s been boring af

You should have gone to bed, then it would have been a fast-paced goal fest.

;)

I probably should. I am yawning a bit already but not so much as yesterday. I might be able to do another 25- or 30 minutes,

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:27:52
From: sibeen
ID: 1247208
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I have no dog in the fight, but fuck I hope Spain loses. Boring as.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:29:03
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247209
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


I have no dog in the fight, but fuck I hope Spain loses. Boring as.

Almost as boring as Russia.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:29:11
From: kii
ID: 1247210
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:30:40
From: party_pants
ID: 1247211
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

party_pants said:

it’s been boring af

You should have gone to bed, then it would have been a fast-paced goal fest.

;)

I probably should. I am yawning a bit already but not so much as yesterday. I might be able to do another 25- or 30 minutes,

fuck it.

Goodnight and enjoy the 54 result in the last few minutes,

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:31:08
From: sibeen
ID: 1247212
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:



Is the bloke on the left wearing socks?

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:31:53
From: kii
ID: 1247213
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:


Is the bloke on the left wearing socks?

Isn’t that you?

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:32:34
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247214
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:



Cruel and inhuman punishment.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:34:51
From: sibeen
ID: 1247215
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:


Is the bloke on the left wearing socks?

Isn’t that you?

No. That’s the other thing, chest hair, where the fuck is it?

I could provide enough hair for at least two decent cardigans with just one seasons shearing. I thought this clean chested scene was a new development.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:41:26
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247216
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


party_pants said:

Bubblecar said:

You should have gone to bed, then it would have been a fast-paced goal fest.

;)

I probably should. I am yawning a bit already but not so much as yesterday. I might be able to do another 25- or 30 minutes,

fuck it.

Goodnight and enjoy the 54 result in the last few minutes,

The rot’s well and truly set in, they’re plodding their way to a penalty shootout.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:41:40
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247217
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

Is the bloke on the left wearing socks?

Isn’t that you?

No. That’s the other thing, chest hair, where the fuck is it?

I could provide enough hair for at least two decent cardigans with just one seasons shearing. I thought this clean chested scene was a new development.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:43:01
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247218
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Final spark of life from Spain.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:44:57
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247219
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


PermeateFree said:

buffy said:

A Short History of Planet Earth was OK. He’s not a bad writer. heaven + earth is a lot more strident though.

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

How long ago was this?

Around 5. He teamed up with Gina Rinehart around the same time.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:53:02
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247220
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

And it’s going to another half hour of half chances and plodding before the penalties.

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Date: 2/07/2018 01:53:32
From: kii
ID: 1247221
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

O Canada O Canada………….

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Date: 2/07/2018 02:36:13
From: sibeen
ID: 1247222
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ooo, just got a spam email:

Good day!

We considered your resume to be very attractive and we thought the vacant position in our company could be interesting for you.

Our firm specializes in online services in the matter of business administration.
We cooperate with different countries and currently we have many clients in yours region.
Due to this fact, we need to increase the number of our destination representatives’ regular staff.

Part-time and full-time employment are both currently important.
We offer a flat wage from $1500 up to $7000 per month.

I’m not sure this mob is on the ball. I wouldn’t get out of bed for their upper limit.

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Date: 2/07/2018 02:42:03
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247223
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Russia win the lottery, what a farce.

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Date: 2/07/2018 02:43:52
From: sibeen
ID: 1247224
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Russia win the lottery, what a farce.

Why? Spain passed the ball around a lot. All very pretty. How many real attempts on goal did they actually have?

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Date: 2/07/2018 02:46:54
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247225
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Bubblecar said:

Russia win the lottery, what a farce.

Why? Spain passed the ball around a lot. All very pretty. How many real attempts on goal did they actually have?

Spain have only themselves to blame, but penalty shootouts are nonetheless farcical.

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Date: 2/07/2018 06:35:37
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247229
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Denmark vs Croatia now also about to go to a penalty shootout.

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:09:50
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247230
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Denmark vs Croatia now also about to go to a penalty shootout.

WTFBBQ

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:10:02
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247231
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Who’s offering what odds on Russia getting through to the Final?

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:13:30
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247232
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Who’s offering what odds on Russia getting through to the Final?

No chance,

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:15:45
From: kryten
ID: 1247233
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Weather report for buffy fine frosty and 0 degrees with 55% humidity

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:45:14
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247234
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cold and raining, got 22mm overnight.

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Date: 2/07/2018 07:57:52
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247236
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kryten said:


Weather report for buffy fine frosty and 0 degrees with 55% humidity

similar here.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:06:39
From: buffy
ID: 1247238
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cold in Casterton. Light frost. I’ve seen it whiter. But it feels cold down here in the valley. The weather station is up at the airport, so always significantly different from down in town. BoM says it’s 3 degrees up there.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:08:17
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247239
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Cold in Casterton. Light frost. I’ve seen it whiter. But it feels cold down here in the valley. The weather station is up at the airport, so always significantly different from down in town. BoM says it’s 3 degrees up there.

-1 here but the frost doesn’t look it.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:09:25
From: buffy
ID: 1247240
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


buffy said:

PermeateFree said:

I heard him give an address on the radio where he had around 20 reasons why global warming activists were wrong. It was absolute crap and I though he was fast approaching dementia.

How long ago was this?

There are Plimer references up to Oct 2017 here:
https://www.desmogblog.com/ian-plimer

It seems he hasn’t changed his views at all.

Thanks Rev. I didn’t find that on a Google search. I’ll have a look. I don’t think I’d really expect him to change his views.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:10:29
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247242
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Mrs rb just texted to say that the Dr said she could go home today.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:17:50
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247244
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


Mrs rb just texted to say that the Dr said she could go home today.

Did they find out what was up?

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:19:33
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247245
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


roughbarked said:

Mrs rb just texted to say that the Dr said she could go home today.

Did they find out what was up?

Not as fsr as I can tell.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:21:30
From: buffy
ID: 1247246
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

So Amanda Keller missed out. This week there has been some bizzare radio plug just before the news every hour urging people to vote for Amanda.

Tom Gleeson will be pleased. There will be no end of gloating.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:26:44
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247247
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

Grant Denyer has won the GOLD LOGIE

I could not pick this person out of a police lineup if my life depended on it. I have never heard of him.

So Amanda Keller missed out. This week there has been some bizzare radio plug just before the news every hour urging people to vote for Amanda.

Tom Gleeson will be pleased. There will be no end of gloating.

One can imagine.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:29:16
From: buffy
ID: 1247248
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Hah!

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/us-sonic-attack-cases-the-placebo-effect-in-reverse/9929368

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:36:13
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247250
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Morning, cool and overcast in the Styx.

I see Froome has been banned from taking part in the Tour de France…seems odd to ban one drug cheat when 90% of the peloton are also likely cheating as well.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:44:59
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247252
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Morning, cool and overcast in the Styx.

I see Froome has been banned from taking part in the Tour de France…seems odd to ban one drug cheat when 90% of the peloton are also likely cheating as well.

He has an appeal in, I reckon he’ll still ride.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:45:58
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247253
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

A comment on the news. “I wonder how many people clicked the off button when Bert Newton came on?”

My response was.. I thought that fat bastid was dead. maybe wishful thinking.

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Date: 2/07/2018 08:56:32
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247254
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


captain_spalding said:

Who’s offering what odds on Russia getting through to the Final?

No chance,

Persuasive, indeed. So, how did Spain manage to lose?

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:01:18
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247255
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Peak Warming Man said:

captain_spalding said:

Who’s offering what odds on Russia getting through to the Final?

No chance,

Persuasive, indeed. So, how did Spain manage to lose?

The Russian goalie had a very good game, apparently.

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:04:53
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247256
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Good morning. I am already at the library and the head librarian (who knows me pretty well now lol) has promised to come in a bit later when she’s not busy and show me the collection of stuff they have on the local cemeteries. I am very excited :)

Sunny at the moment, high chance of showers later and a top of 23 today.

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:05:33
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247257
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


Mrs rb just texted to say that the Dr said she could go home today.

That is Very Good News!

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:38:23
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247264
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

“Melissa Brunning got the shock of her life when a shark she was feeding latched onto her index finger and dragged her into the water.”

rofl, that’s the least shocking thing that I’d expect to happen while feeding a fkn shark…

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:39:51
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247265
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


captain_spalding said:

Peak Warming Man said:

No chance,

Persuasive, indeed. So, how did Spain manage to lose?

The Russian goalie had a very good game, apparently.

How did Russia score 2 goals with only 1 shot on target?

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:50:25
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247266
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Peak Warming Man said:

captain_spalding said:

Persuasive, indeed. So, how did Spain manage to lose?

The Russian goalie had a very good game, apparently.

How did Russia score 2 goals with only 1 shot on target?

They didn’t. Final score was 1-1 but Russia won 4-3 in the penalty shootout.

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:52:45
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247268
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

buffy said:

How long ago was this?

There are Plimer references up to Oct 2017 here:
https://www.desmogblog.com/ian-plimer

It seems he hasn’t changed his views at all.

Thanks Rev. I didn’t find that on a Google search. I’ll have a look. I don’t think I’d really expect him to change his views.

You should have Binged :)

No, I wouldn’t expect him to change either.

Confirmation bias is pretty powerful.

It also works both ways of course.

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Date: 2/07/2018 09:56:01
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247270
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

Peak Warming Man said:

The Russian goalie had a very good game, apparently.

How did Russia score 2 goals with only 1 shot on target?

They didn’t. Final score was 1-1 but Russia won 4-3 in the penalty shootout.

I must have misread the score sheet.

The Spanish goalie can’t be feeling that great today :)

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:01:14
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247271
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Morning all.

Got a Pharma question of Poik, if I may:

How would a bloke go about finding out the therapeutic dose of Amoxycillin for LRTI (presumed to be CAP, based on sputum colour and Hx)?

Asking for a friend…

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:08:24
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247273
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Morning all.

Got a Pharma question of Poik, if I may:

How would a bloke go about finding out the therapeutic dose of Amoxycillin for LRTI (presumed to be CAP, based on sputum colour and Hx)?

Asking for a friend…

Use Google ;)

Depends, but empiric treatment of ‘simple’ cases would be 500mg three times a day.

Sputum colour is woo science…

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:09:12
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247274
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Morning all.

Got a Pharma question of Poik, if I may:

How would a bloke go about finding out the therapeutic dose of Amoxycillin for LRTI (presumed to be CAP, based on sputum colour and Hx)?

Asking for a friend…

Use Google ;)

Depends, but empiric treatment of ‘simple’ cases would be 500mg three times a day.

Sputum colour is woo science…

or 1g three times a day.

Usually dr makes the call depending on likelihood etc.

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:16:16
From: Cymek
ID: 1247276
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Greetings

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:20:36
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247277
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Greetings and salutations, Cymek. How was your weekend?

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:22:13
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247278
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Morning all.

Got a Pharma question of Poik, if I may:

How would a bloke go about finding out the therapeutic dose of Amoxycillin for LRTI (presumed to be CAP, based on sputum colour and Hx)?

Asking for a friend…

Use Google ;)

Depends, but empiric treatment of ‘simple’ cases would be 500mg three times a day.

Sputum colour is woo science…

Google! I would never of thought of that….

Eh, the memory is telling me that colour was reliable in predicting between “That’ll grow” and “Probably wont grow” in the lab. Where’s JF when we need her?

Thanks for your help.

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:23:02
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247280
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

nods

Cymek, BUGF, others….

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:23:51
From: Cymek
ID: 1247281
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Greetings and salutations, Cymek. How was your weekend?

Was OK did some pruning of fruit trees, it went too quick feel like I never even left work

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:29:31
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247283
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


poikilotherm said:

Rule 303 said:

Morning all.

Got a Pharma question of Poik, if I may:

How would a bloke go about finding out the therapeutic dose of Amoxycillin for LRTI (presumed to be CAP, based on sputum colour and Hx)?

Asking for a friend…

Use Google ;)

Depends, but empiric treatment of ‘simple’ cases would be 500mg three times a day.

Sputum colour is woo science…

Google! I would never of thought of that….

Eh, the memory is telling me that colour was reliable in predicting between “That’ll grow” and “Probably wont grow” in the lab. Where’s JF when we need her?

Thanks for your help.

Depends on a lot of things but based on the minimal information given it wouldn’t be useful (and isn’t part of diagnostic criteria for CAP).

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:38:40
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247285
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Google! I would never of thought of that….

Eh, the memory is telling me that colour was reliable in predicting between “That’ll grow” and “Probably wont grow” in the lab. Where’s JF when we need her?

Thanks for your help.

Depends on a lot of things but based on the minimal information given it wouldn’t be useful (and isn’t part of diagnostic criteria for CAP).

Ahhh, OK. Hmmm…. My memory is a notoriously unreliable place to visit for some types of information.

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:48:44
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247286
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘Man stabs nine people, including six children, at birthday party in Idaho’

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/man-stabs-nine-people-at-birthday-party/9930566

He looks like a real charmer, too.

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:49:02
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247287
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Where’s JF when we need her?

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:50:18
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247288
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Rule 303 said:

Where’s JF when we need her?

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:52:00
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247289
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Must be a tough gig to be a defence lawyer. Take this Zlatko bloke. His teenage girlfriend ends up dead, he (allegedly) puts the body into a barrel. Now the lawyer has to work out how to get this guy acquitted.

Oh, the girl died from an accident/misadventure.

I’d hate to the be on the jury for that one. I suspect the evidence will be quite gruesome. Or maybe I would like to be on the jury for that reason. Hmm.

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:53:53
From: Neophyte
ID: 1247290
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Divine Angel said:

Rule 303 said:

Where’s JF when we need her?

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

Eh? Speak up, sonny…..and get off my lawn!

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:54:31
From: Neophyte
ID: 1247291
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Must be a tough gig to be a defence lawyer. Take this Zlatko bloke. His teenage girlfriend ends up dead, he (allegedly) puts the body into a barrel. Now the lawyer has to work out how to get this guy acquitted.

Oh, the girl died from an accident/misadventure.

I’d hate to the be on the jury for that one. I suspect the evidence will be quite gruesome. Or maybe I would like to be on the jury for that reason. Hmm.

I wonder if the folk at Snowtown are following it…?

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Date: 2/07/2018 10:59:26
From: kii
ID: 1247293
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Divine Angel said:

Rule 303 said:

Where’s JF when we need her?

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:01:20
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247295
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


captain_spalding said:

Divine Angel said:

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Clever. Hiding from a lunatic by hiding in a looney bin.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:05:56
From: kii
ID: 1247298
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Such an exciting day.

Shopped for a new Brita jug.

Stocked up on vegetables.

Saw my old silversmithing teacher, we caught up on stuff. Including where The Rocket Scientist is now.

Bought a potted yellow chrysanthemum and condolence card for Groucho Zappa’s wife – her brother died.

mr kii and I discussed how tired we are after a disrupted week with kitchen renovations. The builder returns tomorrow to check on the work. Plus the rangehood dudes are putting a hole in our roof tomorrow.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:06:49
From: kii
ID: 1247299
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Clever. Hiding from a lunatic by hiding in a looney bin.

I thought so. If she tracks me down I have a spare handle to use :D

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:13:47
From: transition
ID: 1247301
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

dumb’s up, imbibin’ the caffeine
tempted to make that a rhyme
I rearrangin’ few words let’s see
juggle juggle, yeah jugglin’ ‘em

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:16:14
From: buffy
ID: 1247302
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Mr buffy…if you are there, call me…

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:16:26
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247303
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Such an exciting day.

Shopped for a new Brita jug.

Stocked up on vegetables.

Saw my old silversmithing teacher, we caught up on stuff. Including where The Rocket Scientist is now.

Bought a potted yellow chrysanthemum and condolence card for Groucho Zappa’s wife – her brother died.

mr kii and I discussed how tired we are after a disrupted week with kitchen renovations. The builder returns tomorrow to check on the work. Plus the rangehood dudes are putting a hole in our roof tomorrow.

It’s an admirably varied sort of day.

More varied than my “day” of watching boring football, catching up on global insanity news, doing a bit of laundry and eating too much.

Still to come: shower and washing up. But tomorrow I’ll get back on with studio work and probably go for a walk.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:16:38
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247304
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

English County Cricket.
Three runs to get, seven wickets in hand, two overs remaining.
Captain-: We really should have won that.

LOL.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:21:33
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247305
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


dumb’s up, imbibin’ the caffeine
tempted to make that a rhyme
I rearrangin’ few words let’s see
juggle juggle, yeah jugglin’ ‘em

failed to rhyme but you had a good time
imbibin’ caffeine from the ol’ coffee bean

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:22:04
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247306
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Such an exciting day.

Shopped for a new Brita jug.

Stocked up on vegetables.

Saw my old silversmithing teacher, we caught up on stuff. Including where The Rocket Scientist is now.

Bought a potted yellow chrysanthemum and condolence card for Groucho Zappa’s wife – her brother died.

mr kii and I discussed how tired we are after a disrupted week with kitchen renovations. The builder returns tomorrow to check on the work. Plus the rangehood dudes are putting a hole in our roof tomorrow.

It’s an admirably varied sort of day.

More varied than my “day” of watching boring football, catching up on global insanity news, doing a bit of laundry and eating too much.

Still to come: shower and washing up. But tomorrow I’ll get back on with studio work and probably go for a walk.

Get yourself a little back pack and plan route, take your camera.
Just go a little bit further every outing and before long you’ll be hankering to go again and singing “I love to a wandering………… tra_alee tra_alah……………..with a knapsack on my back”

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:25:24
From: buffy
ID: 1247309
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

OK then. Turning off the phone. Heading home. Via the bakery and the chocolate factory and the bin at Hamilton (for the rose prunings).

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:25:49
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247310
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

This morning’s SMH tells me that the body representing GPs says we shouldn’t use pharmacy provided health checks because the greedy buggers are just after our money.

Thank goodness we have this reliable professional body without vested interests to report on this matter.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:26:45
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247311
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:27:59
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247312
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


This morning’s SMH tells me that the body representing GPs says we shouldn’t use pharmacy provided health checks because the greedy buggers are just after our money.

Thank goodness we have this reliable professional body without vested interests to report on this matter.

I found the comments amusing.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:28:44
From: sibeen
ID: 1247313
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


This morning’s SMH tells me that the body representing GPs says we shouldn’t use pharmacy provided health checks because the greedy buggers are just after our money.

Thank goodness we have this reliable professional body without vested interests to report on this matter.

ROFL

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:30:49
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247314
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

Cameo brooches.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:31:52
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247315
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Seven Ages of Eating.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:31:55
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247316
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

It looks like they are called “silhouette brooches”

HTH

(They may also be called cameo brooches)

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:33:17
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247317
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

This morning’s SMH tells me that the body representing GPs says we shouldn’t use pharmacy provided health checks because the greedy buggers are just after our money.

Thank goodness we have this reliable professional body without vested interests to report on this matter.

I found the comments amusing.

So do they have a point, or are they just after our bulk billing $$s?

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:34:01
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247318
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Bubblecar said:

kii said:

Such an exciting day.

Shopped for a new Brita jug.

Stocked up on vegetables.

Saw my old silversmithing teacher, we caught up on stuff. Including where The Rocket Scientist is now.

Bought a potted yellow chrysanthemum and condolence card for Groucho Zappa’s wife – her brother died.

mr kii and I discussed how tired we are after a disrupted week with kitchen renovations. The builder returns tomorrow to check on the work. Plus the rangehood dudes are putting a hole in our roof tomorrow.

It’s an admirably varied sort of day.

More varied than my “day” of watching boring football, catching up on global insanity news, doing a bit of laundry and eating too much.

Still to come: shower and washing up. But tomorrow I’ll get back on with studio work and probably go for a walk.

Get yourself a little back pack and plan route, take your camera.
Just go a little bit further every outing and before long you’ll be hankering to go again and singing “I love to a wandering………… tra_alee tra_alah……………..with a knapsack on my back”

I do need to start extending my walks. They’re usually only half an hour.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:37:24
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247319
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


The Seven Ages of Eating.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

Interesting that they say higher protein intake is recommended for my age group. I probably eat too much protein.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:37:41
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247320
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Divine Angel said:

I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

Cameo brooches.

Thanks! I kept thinking bust but I knew that wasn’t right.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:38:21
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247321
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


The Seven Ages of Eating.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

I’ve been stress eating :(

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:39:34
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247323
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Peak Warming Man said:

The Seven Ages of Eating.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

Interesting that they say higher protein intake is recommended for my age group. I probably eat too much.

fixed.

sorry.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:43:26
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247325
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


poikilotherm said:

The Rev Dodgson said:

This morning’s SMH tells me that the body representing GPs says we shouldn’t use pharmacy provided health checks because the greedy buggers are just after our money.

Thank goodness we have this reliable professional body without vested interests to report on this matter.

I found the comments amusing.

So do they have a point, or are they just after our bulk billing $$s?

Everyones’s after everyone elses money…

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:45:53
From: sibeen
ID: 1247326
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

There is a Canadian T20 competition that still has about two weeks to run for those needing a cricket fix.

kii, buffy…

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:51:16
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247327
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Bubblecar said:

Peak Warming Man said:

The Seven Ages of Eating.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

Interesting that they say higher protein intake is recommended for my age group. I probably eat too much.

fixed.

sorry.

Obviously I eat too much, but I’m talking proportions, not portions. For example, I should probably eat fewer legumes and more leaves.

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:51:46
From: Michael V
ID: 1247328
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Such an exciting day.

Shopped for a new Brita jug.

Stocked up on vegetables.

Saw my old silversmithing teacher, we caught up on stuff. Including where The Rocket Scientist is now.

Bought a potted yellow chrysanthemum and condolence card for Groucho Zappa’s wife – her brother died.

mr kii and I discussed how tired we are after a disrupted week with kitchen renovations. The builder returns tomorrow to check on the work. Plus the rangehood dudes are putting a hole in our roof tomorrow.

Oh how I wish my range hood didn’t dump its stuff straight back into the room…

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:52:06
From: Michael V
ID: 1247329
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


captain_spalding said:

Divine Angel said:

I often wonder what the SSSFers are up to. Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end…

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Who was that, then?

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:55:28
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247330
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Who was that, then?

Ele?

(Guess)

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Date: 2/07/2018 11:59:34
From: Michael V
ID: 1247331
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

Cameo.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:18:15
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247338
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:19:25
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247339
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:19:57
From: Arts
ID: 1247340
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Must be a tough gig to be a defence lawyer. Take this Zlatko bloke. His teenage girlfriend ends up dead, he (allegedly) puts the body into a barrel. Now the lawyer has to work out how to get this guy acquitted.

Oh, the girl died from an accident/misadventure.

I’d hate to the be on the jury for that one. I suspect the evidence will be quite gruesome. Or maybe I would like to be on the jury for that reason. Hmm.

sometimes it’s the defense lawyers job to just get the best possible outcome… that is conviction on a lesser charge (eg manslaughter instead of murder) and/or lesser sentence…

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:22:24
From: Cymek
ID: 1247342
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Divine Angel said:

Must be a tough gig to be a defence lawyer. Take this Zlatko bloke. His teenage girlfriend ends up dead, he (allegedly) puts the body into a barrel. Now the lawyer has to work out how to get this guy acquitted.

Oh, the girl died from an accident/misadventure.

I’d hate to the be on the jury for that one. I suspect the evidence will be quite gruesome. Or maybe I would like to be on the jury for that reason. Hmm.

sometimes it’s the defense lawyers job to just get the best possible outcome… that is conviction on a lesser charge (eg manslaughter instead of murder) and/or lesser sentence…

Going before a jury and being found guilty counts against you, the lawyer could say plead guilty the evidence is against you and we’ll get the best possible jail sentence

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:22:53
From: Cymek
ID: 1247343
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


Divine Angel said:

I’m having a mental blank. What are those brooches called, the ones with a silhouette on them?

Cameo.

Stan Lee in anymarvelmovie

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:23:53
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247344
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Good people, cavers. Do you have much in the way of caves up there?

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:24:35
From: Arts
ID: 1247346
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Arts said:

Divine Angel said:

Must be a tough gig to be a defence lawyer. Take this Zlatko bloke. His teenage girlfriend ends up dead, he (allegedly) puts the body into a barrel. Now the lawyer has to work out how to get this guy acquitted.

Oh, the girl died from an accident/misadventure.

I’d hate to the be on the jury for that one. I suspect the evidence will be quite gruesome. Or maybe I would like to be on the jury for that reason. Hmm.

sometimes it’s the defense lawyers job to just get the best possible outcome… that is conviction on a lesser charge (eg manslaughter instead of murder) and/or lesser sentence…

Going before a jury and being found guilty counts against you, the lawyer could say plead guilty the evidence is against you and we’ll get the best possible jail sentence

exactly

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:26:39
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247347
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


poikilotherm said:

Rule 303 said:

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Good people, cavers. Do you have much in the way of caves up there?

Yep, tons. Lots on private property, some on national park etc, only those in the know seem to get into them.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:27:28
From: Cymek
ID: 1247349
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:29:13
From: Michael V
ID: 1247350
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:29:17
From: Arts
ID: 1247351
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

I don’t know… I do know that you get to a point where it really hurts then it seems to not really hurt – so maybe?… but a lot depends on the individual and the artist’s technique and application skill….

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:30:41
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247352
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


poikilotherm said:

Rule 303 said:

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

Humid areas usually have the histoplasmosis thing, this area is not humid.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:36:45
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247355
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

poikilotherm said:

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Good people, cavers. Do you have much in the way of caves up there?

Yep, tons. Lots on private property, some on national park etc, only those in the know seem to get into them.

Nice. That’s always been the case, in my experience. The first rule of caving is nobody reveals the location of a cave unless they’re guiding you, or you’ve already got some serious cred. It’s not a bad policy.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:37:58
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247356
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


poikilotherm said:

Rule 303 said:

Oops, wrong fred.

I see the Banking Royal Commission is finally turning the spotlight onto the FIS (Funeral Insurance Scam) – It’s a glimpse into the depth of the darkness of which the human mind is capable.

In other news, an Aussie cave rescue team has gone over to Thailand to retrieve the footy team from the cave. I don’t know the exact details, but the early reports of the current (Thai) efforts didn’t sound even the slightest bit competent.

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

Heh.

Yellow card

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:38:47
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247357
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


poikilotherm said:

Rule 303 said:

Good people, cavers. Do you have much in the way of caves up there?

Yep, tons. Lots on private property, some on national park etc, only those in the know seem to get into them.

Nice. That’s always been the case, in my experience. The first rule of caving is nobody reveals the location of a cave unless they’re guiding you, or you’ve already got some serious cred. It’s not a bad policy.

Yea it’s a good idea. You can see with the relatively safer past time of canyoning, that allowing people to see where they are results in large scale resuces being needed on an almost yearly basis with the occasional death or 4.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:38:49
From: Cymek
ID: 1247358
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Cymek said:

Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

I don’t know… I do know that you get to a point where it really hurts then it seems to not really hurt – so maybe?… but a lot depends on the individual and the artist’s technique and application skill….

I’ll ask someone whose had one.
I was thinking of getting a combination brand/tattoo of the Ouroboros symbol and try to get the brand to scar raised.
Why you might ask, just because, I was thinking it will probably hurt quite a lot

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:41:33
From: Michael V
ID: 1247359
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Michael V said:

poikilotherm said:

Reminds me, I need to contact the local spelunking group.

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

Humid areas usually have the histoplasmosis thing, this area is not humid.

Underground is usually humid. Humid enough for the bugs to grow in bat shit. As two of my colleagues found out. One nearly died. It’s a long story and not very pretty. That bloke was off work for many months, after a long spell in intensive care at Toowoomba.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:42:42
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247361
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


poikilotherm said:

Michael V said:

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

Humid areas usually have the histoplasmosis thing, this area is not humid.

Underground is usually humid. Humid enough for the bugs to grow in bat shit. As two of my colleagues found out. One nearly died. It’s a long story and not very pretty. That bloke was off work for many months, after a long spell in intensive care at Toowoomba.

Shit eh. Ah well, I’ll think of him when I’m crawling through the next one.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:43:52
From: Arts
ID: 1247362
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Arts said:

Cymek said:

Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

I don’t know… I do know that you get to a point where it really hurts then it seems to not really hurt – so maybe?… but a lot depends on the individual and the artist’s technique and application skill….

I’ll ask someone whose had one.
I was thinking of getting a combination brand/tattoo of the Ouroboros symbol and try to get the brand to scar raised.
Why you might ask, just because, I was thinking it will probably hurt quite a lot

I have several but have a high tolerance to pain, so even sitting for four hours didn’t bother me.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:47:16
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247363
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Work colleagues…

“The victim had noticed something suspicious in his lunch and notified his bosses and the authorities, police said. Video footage revealed the suspect spreading a powdery substance on the victim’s food.”

https://www.smh.com.au/world/europe/probe-into-21-deaths-after-worker-caught-poisoning-colleague-s-lunch-20180702-p4zoym.html

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:53:44
From: sibeen
ID: 1247364
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

I only have one, upper right arm, and that was done about 25 years ago, but I really didn’t think it was that painful at all.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:58:04
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247365
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

poikilotherm said:

Yep, tons. Lots on private property, some on national park etc, only those in the know seem to get into them.

Nice. That’s always been the case, in my experience. The first rule of caving is nobody reveals the location of a cave unless they’re guiding you, or you’ve already got some serious cred. It’s not a bad policy.

Yea it’s a good idea. You can see with the relatively safer past time of canyoning, that allowing people to see where they are results in large scale resuces being needed on an almost yearly basis with the occasional death or 4.

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:59:13
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247367
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Rule 303 said:

Nice. That’s always been the case, in my experience. The first rule of caving is nobody reveals the location of a cave unless they’re guiding you, or you’ve already got some serious cred. It’s not a bad policy.

Yea it’s a good idea. You can see with the relatively safer past time of canyoning, that allowing people to see where they are results in large scale resuces being needed on an almost yearly basis with the occasional death or 4.

It’s a li’l bit harder to hide a canyon…

;-)

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Date: 2/07/2018 12:59:19
From: diddly-squat
ID: 1247368
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

simple answer is no (it doesn’t hurt less as the process goes on), but the level of pain is highly dependent on 1. where you get the tattoo and 2. what type of tattoo needle the tattooer is using (shading vs line work)

IME the pain associated with getting a tattoo isn’t unbearable by any stretch

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:00:30
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247369
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


poikilotherm said:

Michael V said:

Why? Do you wish to experiment with histoplasmosis?

Humid areas usually have the histoplasmosis thing, this area is not humid.

Underground is usually humid. Humid enough for the bugs to grow in bat shit. As two of my colleagues found out. One nearly died. It’s a long story and not very pretty. That bloke was off work for many months, after a long spell in intensive care at Toowoomba.

Aahh… See, I thought you were referring to the other kind of Spelunking.

yellow cards self

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:06:43
From: Michael V
ID: 1247371
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Michael V said:

poikilotherm said:

Humid areas usually have the histoplasmosis thing, this area is not humid.

Underground is usually humid. Humid enough for the bugs to grow in bat shit. As two of my colleagues found out. One nearly died. It’s a long story and not very pretty. That bloke was off work for many months, after a long spell in intensive care at Toowoomba.

Aahh… See, I thought you were referring to the other kind of Spelunking.

yellow cards self

I didn’t know there was any other type of spelunking. I suppose I’ll have to look it up.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:09:32
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247372
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Cymek said:

Question for those that have had a tattoo does your body kick in some endorphins to lessen the pain as the process goes on

I only have one, upper right arm, and that was done about 25 years ago, but I really didn’t think it was that painful at all.

Probably pissed.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:11:42
From: Ian
ID: 1247373
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Zlatko Sikorsky

…He also faces 16 other charges ranging from possessing weapons, dangerous drugs and dangerous operation of a vehicle.

Police will allege that Ms Beilby was brutally beaten in the lead up to her death, before being dumped in a barrel. 

.

Nah, I reckon she probly just slipped.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:16:11
From: transition
ID: 1247374
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

do the end of month accounts I s’pose

rolls eyes

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:33:59
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247377
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Heinz Big Red with a splodge of sour cream in it, toasted rye to dunk in.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:34:08
From: kii
ID: 1247378
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

This form is something of a retirement home for some SSSFers, isn’t it?

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Who was that, then?

Hunter Valley? And someone else….?

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:34:17
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247379
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Cymek said:

Arts said:

I don’t know… I do know that you get to a point where it really hurts then it seems to not really hurt – so maybe?… but a lot depends on the individual and the artist’s technique and application skill….

I’ll ask someone whose had one.
I was thinking of getting a combination brand/tattoo of the Ouroboros symbol and try to get the brand to scar raised.
Why you might ask, just because, I was thinking it will probably hurt quite a lot

I have several but have a high tolerance to pain, so even sitting for four hours didn’t bother me.


I’ve only got one small tattoo, on my ankle. I wouldn’t say it hurt, it was more like scratching as it is a shaded tat. It was really annoying but didn’t hurt.

I don’t have a high tolerance to pain.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:35:12
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247380
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oh kii, glad you’re here.

Chrisboston.com.au

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:35:14
From: kii
ID: 1247381
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Michael V said:

kii said:

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Who was that, then?

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:36:36
From: sibeen
ID: 1247382
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Rule 303 said:

Michael V said:

Who was that, then?

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

No.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:37:06
From: kii
ID: 1247383
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Oh kii, glad you’re here.

Chrisboston.com.au

Weeeeeee! Someone’s glad I’m here!

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:37:45
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247384
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

My sister has several tattoos, including a large one on her tummy. In certain positions, the vibrating tattooing needle gave pleasurable sensations…

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:39:09
From: kii
ID: 1247385
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Chrisboston.com.au

Not damaged or broken :(
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Date: 2/07/2018 13:39:44
From: kii
ID: 1247386
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

Rule 303 said:

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

No.

Your girlfriend?

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:50:06
From: sibeen
ID: 1247387
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

No.

Your girlfriend?

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:50:54
From: kii
ID: 1247388
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

No.

Your girlfriend?

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

Ele was a guy?

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:52:26
From: Michael V
ID: 1247390
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Michael V said:

kii said:

I’m not an SSSFer! I’m still hiding from the raving lunatic in Squabbly.

Who was that, then?

Hunter Valley? And someone else….?

I don’t think I came across Hunter Valley.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:52:37
From: sibeen
ID: 1247391
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

Your girlfriend?

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

Ele was a guy?

No. The guy from Canberra was involved with her in some way, IIRC.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:53:42
From: Michael V
ID: 1247392
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Rule 303 said:

Michael V said:

Who was that, then?

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

I don’t think so.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:57:08
From: Michael V
ID: 1247393
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Chrisboston.com.au

Not damaged or broken :(

I have a little white porcelain doll missing its head, arms and lower legs. I think it’s a “Frozen Charlotte”. I found it near an 1870’s silver mine site.

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Date: 2/07/2018 13:58:25
From: Ian
ID: 1247394
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well, at least we have a lock on this place and no (more) loonies are allowed in.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:00:16
From: sibeen
ID: 1247395
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ian said:


Well, at least we have a lock on this place and no (more) loonies are allowed in.

A few have snuck in, but with Boris as your doorman what can you expect.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:02:20
From: party_pants
ID: 1247396
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

persisting down here..

hopefully this time some of it makes it way over east.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:02:58
From: kii
ID: 1247397
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


kii said:

Chrisboston.com.au

Not damaged or broken :(

I have a little white porcelain doll missing its head, arms and lower legs. I think it’s a “Frozen Charlotte”. I found it near an 1870’s silver mine site.

Ooo…they are rather precious. I have a few.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:03:36
From: Cymek
ID: 1247398
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


persisting down here..

hopefully this time some of it makes it way over east.

We’ve had a decent amount of rain so far this winter

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:06:39
From: transition
ID: 1247399
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ian said:


Well, at least we have a lock on this place and no (more) loonies are allowed in.

comforting view, from within the asylum

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:22:35
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247402
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Michael V said:

kii said:

Chrisboston.com.au

Not damaged or broken :(

I have a little white porcelain doll missing its head, arms and lower legs. I think it’s a “Frozen Charlotte”. I found it near an 1870’s silver mine site.

Ooo…they are rather precious. I have a few.

My older sister has a little collection of Charlotte heads.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:29:25
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247404
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Rule 303 said:

Michael V said:

Who was that, then?

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

I can only hope not!

Ele was the first troll who made me realise there was no hope for the Good Ship SiSSyFuss, Could not have been handled worse.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:30:38
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247405
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

No.

Your girlfriend?

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

Zardoz?

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:32:03
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247406
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

Ele was a guy?

No. The guy from Canberra was involved with her in some way, IIRC.

First I’ve heard of it…

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:38:28
From: sibeen
ID: 1247407
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

Your girlfriend?

cough

From memory it was the guy from Canberra who could answer every question with a google link.

Zardoz?

That’s him. The name did escape me.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:38:50
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247408
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


kii said:

Rule 303 said:

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

I don’t think so.

This really does sound like a coversation in an old folks’ home.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:39:36
From: party_pants
ID: 1247409
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


kii said:

Rule 303 said:

Ele?

(Guess)

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

I can only hope not!

Ele was the first troll who made me realise there was no hope for the Good Ship SiSSyFuss, Could not have been handled worse.

Not half as bad as what she did to the Political Animal forums, in all their various guises after the ABC closed that one down.

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Date: 2/07/2018 14:52:43
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247410
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Michael V said:

kii said:

Rings a bell. Wasn’t she kingy’s girlfriend?

I don’t think so.

This really does sound like a coversation in an old folks’ home.

Beware of an old man in a profession where men usually die young.

;-)

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Date: 2/07/2018 15:16:31
From: Michael V
ID: 1247411
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Michael V said:

kii said:

Chrisboston.com.au

Not damaged or broken :(

I have a little white porcelain doll missing its head, arms and lower legs. I think it’s a “Frozen Charlotte”. I found it near an 1870’s silver mine site.

Ooo…they are rather precious. I have a few.

:)

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Date: 2/07/2018 15:18:29
From: Michael V
ID: 1247413
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Michael V said:

I have a little white porcelain doll missing its head, arms and lower legs. I think it’s a “Frozen Charlotte”. I found it near an 1870’s silver mine site.

Ooo…they are rather precious. I have a few.

My older sister has a little collection of Charlotte heads.

:)

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Date: 2/07/2018 15:35:36
From: Cymek
ID: 1247415
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

That lunch I had isn’t sitting nicely, ughh

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Date: 2/07/2018 15:42:37
From: transition
ID: 1247418
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

fried egg on toast, + sauce spiral

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Date: 2/07/2018 16:48:38
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247446
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:20:51
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247459
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Trump worshipped as God by an Indian village resident

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=vAEP-FhFGmA

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:23:12
From: Cymek
ID: 1247460
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Trump worshipped as God by an Indian village resident

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=vAEP-FhFGmA

Perverse cargo cult ?

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:24:49
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247461
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

Some answers.

https://www.quora.com/How-do-you-deflect-laser-beams

https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/70698/will-high-power-laser-penetrate-mirror

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:25:11
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247462
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Bubblecar said:

Trump worshipped as God by an Indian village resident

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=vAEP-FhFGmA

Perverse cargo cult ?

Seems it’s a village with no shortage of idiots.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:25:19
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247463
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Black Beauty meteorite suggests habitable primordial Martian crust

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:33:56
From: buffy
ID: 1247466
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

Ah, wasn’t that a Greek solution? A very, very, very long time ago?

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:34:42
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247467
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


poikilotherm said:

According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

Ah, wasn’t that a Greek solution? A very, very, very long time ago?

I don’t think Narcissus was weaponised was he?

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:35:59
From: buffy
ID: 1247468
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


buffy said:

poikilotherm said:

According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

Ah, wasn’t that a Greek solution? A very, very, very long time ago?

I don’t think Narcissus was weaponised was he?

No, some harbour or something and big mirrors.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:37:22
From: buffy
ID: 1247470
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poik, I have a question. Something I was reading the other day mentioned research about aspirin being better taken at night than in the daytime. It was something about personalized medicine. What search term do you think I should use to find such a thing? “aspirin time of day efficacy” didn’t work very well.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:03
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247471
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

NSW is making scalping illegal for ticket sales over 10 percent of original price.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:22
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247472
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Someone was talking about funeral insurance for aboriginals, Drum is doing it now.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:38
From: buffy
ID: 1247473
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Archimedes and Roman ships:

http://www.unmuseum.org/burning_mirror.htm

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:45
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247474
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:

NSW is making scalping illegal for ticket sales over 10 percent of original price.

Discussion on triple J atm

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:51
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247475
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

And probably not just aboriginals, day time TV is full of funeral insurance ads.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:38:59
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247476
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

poik, I have a question. Something I was reading the other day mentioned research about aspirin being better taken at night than in the daytime. It was something about personalized medicine. What search term do you think I should use to find such a thing? “aspirin time of day efficacy” didn’t work very well.

‘circadian’ should be in there.

eg. “aspirin circadian effectiveness”

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/hypertensionaha/54/5/1136.full.pdf

Studies have shown that aspirin may decrease blood pressure when given at bedtime but not when administered
on awakening

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:39:42
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247477
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

According to today’s Courier Mail, a ‘smart’ toilet is being developed. It analyses your wee and sends info to an app. It could potentially be used for employers to see if their employees are druggies, or to test depression and pregnancy. Mr Mutant suggests the results may even end up connected to your Centrelink account.

One of my several questions is, what markers are in urine to diagnose depression?

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:40:56
From: buffy
ID: 1247478
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


buffy said:

poik, I have a question. Something I was reading the other day mentioned research about aspirin being better taken at night than in the daytime. It was something about personalized medicine. What search term do you think I should use to find such a thing? “aspirin time of day efficacy” didn’t work very well.

‘circadian’ should be in there.

eg. “aspirin circadian effectiveness”

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/hypertensionaha/54/5/1136.full.pdf

Studies have shown that aspirin may decrease blood pressure when given at bedtime but not when administered
on awakening

Thanks. I thought it was an interesting idea.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:41:53
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247479
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


poikilotherm said:

buffy said:

poik, I have a question. Something I was reading the other day mentioned research about aspirin being better taken at night than in the daytime. It was something about personalized medicine. What search term do you think I should use to find such a thing? “aspirin time of day efficacy” didn’t work very well.

‘circadian’ should be in there.

eg. “aspirin circadian effectiveness”

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/hypertensionaha/54/5/1136.full.pdf

Studies have shown that aspirin may decrease blood pressure when given at bedtime but not when administered
on awakening

Thanks. I thought it was an interesting idea.

Seems to be there was a more recent study – use that search term then look at the dates, there’s one from 2015 and a clinicaltrial ref that links to multiple reports based on their trial.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:44:08
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247480
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


poikilotherm said:

According to the news.com.au, the font of all worthwhile news, China has a ‘scary’ laser weapon…couldn’t that kind of weapon be undone by getting a mirror and reflecting it back at the shooter?

According to today’s Courier Mail, a ‘smart’ toilet is being developed. It analyses your wee and sends info to an app. It could potentially be used for employers to see if their employees are druggies, or to test depression and pregnancy. Mr Mutant suggests the results may even end up connected to your Centrelink account.

One of my several questions is, what markers are in urine to diagnose depression?

Could be used to test if you’re taking your depression drugs, doubt it has much diagnostic value other than ruling other causes out.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:44:22
From: buffy
ID: 1247481
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


buffy said:

poikilotherm said:

‘circadian’ should be in there.

eg. “aspirin circadian effectiveness”

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/hypertensionaha/54/5/1136.full.pdf

Studies have shown that aspirin may decrease blood pressure when given at bedtime but not when administered
on awakening

Thanks. I thought it was an interesting idea.

Seems to be there was a more recent study – use that search term then look at the dates, there’s one from 2015 and a clinicaltrial ref that links to multiple reports based on their trial.

It suggests a whole big area of information. The thing I was reading also mentioned some other drugs (I think it must have been in SciAm) where the best time is different for different people.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:46:19
From: buffy
ID: 1247482
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ah, chronobiology. That is what the article was about.

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:48:38
From: buffy
ID: 1247483
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

This is it. But you have to pay…

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-gene-expression-runs-on-a-clock-and-what-it-means-for-medical-treatments/

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Date: 2/07/2018 17:51:36
From: buffy
ID: 1247485
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

There is more here than I wanted to know…

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3885389/

I probably shouldn’t have started this.

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Date: 2/07/2018 18:34:42
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247489
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

A huge meteorite just splashed into the ocean, and scientists want to find it

Residents of Ocean Shores, Washington, were startled on the evening of March 7 when a bright flash lit up the sky and a tremendous boom rattled the sleepy seaside town. “They thought it was a spaceship,” local resident Brittany Bryson told the Seattle Times.

more…

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Date: 2/07/2018 18:59:07
From: buffy
ID: 1247491
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

So, are we going with Jack Irish for another series? I’m not sure. Much as I like Guy Pearce, I’m not sure I need more Jack Irish.

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:01:08
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247492
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Upskirt camera attached to creep’s foot explodes, sending him to hospital

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:06:20
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247494
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘ello

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:07:05
From: buffy
ID: 1247495
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Hello ms.

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:09:10
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247496
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Hello ms.

hi buffy

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:21:44
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247500
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!
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Date: 2/07/2018 19:22:01
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247501
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

are we there yet?

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:24:16
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247504
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!

both my girls were perched put in front of a piano a real piano as babies. They both love music and creative art still as adults.

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:31:15
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247506
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

monkey skipper said:


sarahs mum said:

hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!

both my girls were perched put in front of a piano a real piano as babies. They both love music and creative art still as adults.

I still haven’t introduced him to the harmonium. I think he would just monster the stops. We’ll wait till he is older.

Meanwhile I will try to think of another toy

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:36:32
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247510
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


monkey skipper said:

sarahs mum said:

hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!

both my girls were perched put in front of a piano a real piano as babies. They both love music and creative art still as adults.

I still haven’t introduced him to the harmonium. I think he would just monster the stops. We’ll wait till he is older.

Meanwhile I will try to think of another toy

cardboard boxes are underrated , some big thick (easy to grasp) crayons or if you are brave a thick handled paint brush and paints to design a cubby house to play house or finger painting (i forget how old he is).

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:38:06
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247512
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

the play clams filled with balls is great sensory play experience and hand eye game too.

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Date: 2/07/2018 19:40:36
From: Arts
ID: 1247516
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!

so it’s for ages 0-2 but not suitable for those under 3????

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:11:11
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247530
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

monkey skipper said:


sarahs mum said:

monkey skipper said:

both my girls were perched put in front of a piano a real piano as babies. They both love music and creative art still as adults.

I still haven’t introduced him to the harmonium. I think he would just monster the stops. We’ll wait till he is older.

Meanwhile I will try to think of another toy

cardboard boxes are underrated , some big thick (easy to grasp) crayons or if you are brave a thick handled paint brush and paints to design a cubby house to play house or finger painting (i forget how old he is).

He has’t got walking together yet. He is crawling at speed. All of this is late. (16 months old) But he is getting fine motor skills beyond his age group.

His favourite thing atm is books with doors and windows to open. I ordered one last week for him through the book shop Sarah works at.

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:11:41
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247531
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


sarahs mum said:

hello hello.

I have a little pile of toys for when Henry visits. It was about 15 minutes into his visit yesterday that I brought them out. Hs eyes lit up and he turned happy.

Ride on toy. It has a lift up seat. He puts things in the seat compartment and makes Brm Brm noises pushing the ride on toy. There is a little bear. It can get squashed into the compartment too. There is a shape sorter. A maraca. A little car. He does like to play at the piano for a few minutes or so.

So I googled toy pianos thinking he could have one to play with on the floor. Silly idea really..He should just play at the piano rather than what I saw.

—————

Description: 100% Brand New. Shell Material: Plastic 3 Colors: Yellow, Red, Blue Body Size: 37 × 17m/14.4 × 6.6 inch (Approx) Height: 8.5cm/3.3 inch Type: Development Music Toy Age range: About 0-2 years Item: Music Learning Toy Battery: 3 x AA Battery (Not Included) Main functions: 5 Kinds of musical instruments 2 Learning modes 14 Keys with lighting Interesting of the drum, Hand pat drum 16 Lights, dynamic music With power switch Features: Happy clap drum Let baby learn music when they playing To enhance baby’s interest of learning and improve the Auditory sense Kids play along with lighting, quickly learn to play the song

WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Package Content: 1 x Music Toy Note: Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures, but not the same performance on different bodies as on the model. Thank you!

so it’s for ages 0-2 but not suitable for those under 3????

Versatile, isn’t it?

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:13:02
From: Arts
ID: 1247532
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:17:03
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247533
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

he might be secretly planning a footy week or something with the guys!

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:18:35
From: Arts
ID: 1247534
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

monkey skipper said:


Arts said:

first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

he might be secretly planning a footy week or something with the guys!

I hope he does, then I don’t have to put up with it and, ultimately, cater… :)

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:21:06
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247535
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ingloreous Bastards is on tonight, seen it before but it’s a tops movie. And yesterday they had Tarzan on who starred the bloke who played the Nazi officer so I guess they are showcasing him this week. He does a good precise and slightly menacing figure well.

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:24:39
From: Arts
ID: 1247536
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Ingloreous Bastards is on tonight, seen it before but it’s a tops movie. And yesterday they had Tarzan on who starred the bloke who played the Nazi officer so I guess they are showcasing him this week. He does a good precise and slightly menacing figure well.

Inglourious Basterds great movie – I agree, what channel?

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:25:39
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247537
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


AwesomeO said:

Ingloreous Bastards is on tonight, seen it before but it’s a tops movie. And yesterday they had Tarzan on who starred the bloke who played the Nazi officer so I guess they are showcasing him this week. He does a good precise and slightly menacing figure well.

Inglourious Basterds great movie – I agree, what channel?

Down here 7Mate at 9.

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:28:35
From: party_pants
ID: 1247538
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

How did the 6 kids get home?

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:32:51
From: Arts
ID: 1247539
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Arts said:

AwesomeO said:

Ingloreous Bastards is on tonight, seen it before but it’s a tops movie. And yesterday they had Tarzan on who starred the bloke who played the Nazi officer so I guess they are showcasing him this week. He does a good precise and slightly menacing figure well.

Inglourious Basterds great movie – I agree, what channel?

Down here 7Mate at 9.

ugh the ads and edits would drive me insane.. IIRC it’s a long movie anyway

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:33:25
From: Arts
ID: 1247540
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

How did the 6 kids get home?

one of the other parents

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:35:09
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247541
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

first day of school holidays went remarkably well

took six kids on the bus to the school holiday sport program then walked in the rain back to the city.. caught train to nearest station then walked home from there. My shoes and shorts got soaked, but that was mainly from the cars passing by on Riverside Drive and splashing up water (the walking path is too close to the road). It rained the whole way but wasn’t freezing, so the walk was pleasant.

After a warm shower I sat and watched some catch up TV of all the shows I record during the uni semester.. and I did a bit of house pottering. It was nice and quiet and stress free… the next couple of days also involve kids sports sessions and then the ids and I are off to Busselton for a couple of nights to participate in the mud rush on Saturday… Mr Arts is staying home and working.. hehe sucker.

How did the 6 kids get home?

one of the other parents

Correct response was “oh crap, BBL”.

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:38:27
From: party_pants
ID: 1247542
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:

Correct response was “oh crap, BBL”.

chuckle

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:39:42
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247543
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Sarah Clare is gone. :(

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:41:35
From: Arts
ID: 1247544
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

How did the 6 kids get home?

one of the other parents

Correct response was “oh crap, BBL”.

hehe I considered saying something similar but decided against it

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:42:42
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247545
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


Sarah Clare is gone. :(

Something she ate?

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Date: 2/07/2018 20:54:48
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247546
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Spider web spectacle enthrals early morning walkers in nature reserve

A mass colony of tent spiders have created a mesmerising display in a nature reserve on Australia’s east coast, capturing the imagination of locals.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:05:18
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247547
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


sarahs mum said:

Sarah Clare is gone. :(

Something she ate?

fancy butter chicken cook off.

Sad. I was enjoying her company again even if it was only on the tv.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:08:21
From: btm
ID: 1247548
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


He has’t got walking together yet. He is crawling at speed. All of this is late. (16 months old) But he is getting fine motor skills beyond his age group.

His favourite thing atm is books with doors and windows to open. I ordered one last week for him through the book shop Sarah works at.

Has he got a copy of The Jolly Postman (and the others in the series) yet, sm? He might be a trifle young for them just now, but he might enjoy opening the letters in them.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:15:21
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247549
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

btm said:


sarahs mum said:

He has’t got walking together yet. He is crawling at speed. All of this is late. (16 months old) But he is getting fine motor skills beyond his age group.

His favourite thing atm is books with doors and windows to open. I ordered one last week for him through the book shop Sarah works at.

Has he got a copy of The Jolly Postman (and the others in the series) yet, sm? He might be a trifle young for them just now, but he might enjoy opening the letters in them.

Looks like it is a bit old for him. But it sounds like a hoot. I’ll put it on my list.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:35:37
From: kii
ID: 1247551
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Great, just great. That shitgibbon Leyonhjelm needs to stfu.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:40:53
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247552
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Great, just great. That shitgibbon Leyonhjelm needs to stfu.

Should find a rock in the Pacific for him.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:49:11
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247553
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

About 370 tonnes of fireworks were ignited on Sunday night during the Northern Territory’s famous ‘cracker night’, but that also led to 27 injuries, 770 triple-0 calls and 679 grassfires.

From 6:00pm to 11:00pm more than 370 tonnes of fireworks, bought from pop-up retailers, were set off to celebrate 40 years of self governance in the NT — the only jurisdiction in Australia where it is legal to buy fireworks.

NT Major Events company spent $386,000 on fireworks displays across Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, as well as at 16 regional fireworks locations, including Palmerston.

A spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 27 people were injured across the Territory, including eight children.

Paramedics were called to two incidents, including for a four-year-old girl who was believed to have been hit in the eye at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, said Craig Garraway from St Johns Ambulance.

Another 23-year-old man sustained a minor injury to his groin near Mindil Beach, he said.

In Darwin and Palmerston 21 people presented to hospital with burns, lacerations and eye injuries.

Six were admitted for further treatment, although none of the injuries were life threatening.

One child was transferred from Palmerston to Darwin for treatment.

The spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 19 of those injured were bystanders.

NT Police said five infringement notices were also issued, with penalties reaching up to $1,500 for setting off explosions outside the legal time frame.

NT Fire and Rescue watch commander Craig Slack said it received about 770 triple-0 calls for about 310 fires in the Darwin region.

In total, 679 grassfires were reported, along with 98 fireworks-related disturbances and six structure fires.

The joint emergency services communication centre took 1,792 calls.

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:50:57
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247554
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

you might not have seen this shitgibbon story Kii.

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/main-players/donald-trump-st-andrews-us-president-s-secret-attempts-to-buy-landmark-hotel-1-4761915

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:52:51
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247555
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Longish read, post GFC thing, nice little elephant at the end.

https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n13/john-lanchester/after-the-fall

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:53:15
From: party_pants
ID: 1247556
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


About 370 tonnes of fireworks were ignited on Sunday night during the Northern Territory’s famous ‘cracker night’, but that also led to 27 injuries, 770 triple-0 calls and 679 grassfires.

From 6:00pm to 11:00pm more than 370 tonnes of fireworks, bought from pop-up retailers, were set off to celebrate 40 years of self governance in the NT — the only jurisdiction in Australia where it is legal to buy fireworks.

NT Major Events company spent $386,000 on fireworks displays across Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, as well as at 16 regional fireworks locations, including Palmerston.

A spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 27 people were injured across the Territory, including eight children.

Paramedics were called to two incidents, including for a four-year-old girl who was believed to have been hit in the eye at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, said Craig Garraway from St Johns Ambulance.

Another 23-year-old man sustained a minor injury to his groin near Mindil Beach, he said.

In Darwin and Palmerston 21 people presented to hospital with burns, lacerations and eye injuries.

Six were admitted for further treatment, although none of the injuries were life threatening.

One child was transferred from Palmerston to Darwin for treatment.

The spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 19 of those injured were bystanders.

NT Police said five infringement notices were also issued, with penalties reaching up to $1,500 for setting off explosions outside the legal time frame.

NT Fire and Rescue watch commander Craig Slack said it received about 770 triple-0 calls for about 310 fires in the Darwin region.

In total, 679 grassfires were reported, along with 98 fireworks-related disturbances and six structure fires.

The joint emergency services communication centre took 1,792 calls.

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

and it seemed like such a good idea at the time

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:56:09
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247558
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


About 370 tonnes of fireworks were ignited on Sunday night during the Northern Territory’s famous ‘cracker night’, but that also led to 27 injuries, 770 triple-0 calls and 679 grassfires.

From 6:00pm to 11:00pm more than 370 tonnes of fireworks, bought from pop-up retailers, were set off to celebrate 40 years of self governance in the NT — the only jurisdiction in Australia where it is legal to buy fireworks.

NT Major Events company spent $386,000 on fireworks displays across Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, as well as at 16 regional fireworks locations, including Palmerston.

A spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 27 people were injured across the Territory, including eight children.

Paramedics were called to two incidents, including for a four-year-old girl who was believed to have been hit in the eye at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, said Craig Garraway from St Johns Ambulance.

Another 23-year-old man sustained a minor injury to his groin near Mindil Beach, he said.

In Darwin and Palmerston 21 people presented to hospital with burns, lacerations and eye injuries.

Six were admitted for further treatment, although none of the injuries were life threatening.

One child was transferred from Palmerston to Darwin for treatment.

The spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 19 of those injured were bystanders.

NT Police said five infringement notices were also issued, with penalties reaching up to $1,500 for setting off explosions outside the legal time frame.

NT Fire and Rescue watch commander Craig Slack said it received about 770 triple-0 calls for about 310 fires in the Darwin region.

In total, 679 grassfires were reported, along with 98 fireworks-related disturbances and six structure fires.

The joint emergency services communication centre took 1,792 calls.

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

What do they expect ?

Explosives are explosives.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:56:12
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247559
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sarahs mum said:

About 370 tonnes of fireworks were ignited on Sunday night during the Northern Territory’s famous ‘cracker night’, but that also led to 27 injuries, 770 triple-0 calls and 679 grassfires.

From 6:00pm to 11:00pm more than 370 tonnes of fireworks, bought from pop-up retailers, were set off to celebrate 40 years of self governance in the NT — the only jurisdiction in Australia where it is legal to buy fireworks.

NT Major Events company spent $386,000 on fireworks displays across Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, as well as at 16 regional fireworks locations, including Palmerston.

A spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 27 people were injured across the Territory, including eight children.

Paramedics were called to two incidents, including for a four-year-old girl who was believed to have been hit in the eye at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, said Craig Garraway from St Johns Ambulance.

Another 23-year-old man sustained a minor injury to his groin near Mindil Beach, he said.

In Darwin and Palmerston 21 people presented to hospital with burns, lacerations and eye injuries.

Six were admitted for further treatment, although none of the injuries were life threatening.

One child was transferred from Palmerston to Darwin for treatment.

The spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 19 of those injured were bystanders.

NT Police said five infringement notices were also issued, with penalties reaching up to $1,500 for setting off explosions outside the legal time frame.

NT Fire and Rescue watch commander Craig Slack said it received about 770 triple-0 calls for about 310 fires in the Darwin region.

In total, 679 grassfires were reported, along with 98 fireworks-related disturbances and six structure fires.

The joint emergency services communication centre took 1,792 calls.

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

and it seemed like such a good idea at the time

It was a hoot.

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Date: 2/07/2018 21:59:04
From: kii
ID: 1247560
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


you might not have seen this shitgibbon story Kii.

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/main-players/donald-trump-st-andrews-us-president-s-secret-attempts-to-buy-landmark-hotel-1-4761915

No….

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:00:08
From: party_pants
ID: 1247562
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


party_pants said:

sarahs mum said:

About 370 tonnes of fireworks were ignited on Sunday night during the Northern Territory’s famous ‘cracker night’, but that also led to 27 injuries, 770 triple-0 calls and 679 grassfires.

From 6:00pm to 11:00pm more than 370 tonnes of fireworks, bought from pop-up retailers, were set off to celebrate 40 years of self governance in the NT — the only jurisdiction in Australia where it is legal to buy fireworks.

NT Major Events company spent $386,000 on fireworks displays across Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, as well as at 16 regional fireworks locations, including Palmerston.

A spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 27 people were injured across the Territory, including eight children.

Paramedics were called to two incidents, including for a four-year-old girl who was believed to have been hit in the eye at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, said Craig Garraway from St Johns Ambulance.

Another 23-year-old man sustained a minor injury to his groin near Mindil Beach, he said.

In Darwin and Palmerston 21 people presented to hospital with burns, lacerations and eye injuries.

Six were admitted for further treatment, although none of the injuries were life threatening.

One child was transferred from Palmerston to Darwin for treatment.

The spokesperson from the NT Health Department said 19 of those injured were bystanders.

NT Police said five infringement notices were also issued, with penalties reaching up to $1,500 for setting off explosions outside the legal time frame.

NT Fire and Rescue watch commander Craig Slack said it received about 770 triple-0 calls for about 310 fires in the Darwin region.

In total, 679 grassfires were reported, along with 98 fireworks-related disturbances and six structure fires.

The joint emergency services communication centre took 1,792 calls.

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

and it seemed like such a good idea at the time

It was a hoot.

I just watched a video on FB of a mate who now lives in Darwin setting alight some fire crackers in his backyard pool deck. Then I saw this a few minutes later and realised why he was doing it.

He was nearly another injury statistic, he thought the flame had gone out and just as he took a step forward to investigate they went off. His kids thought it was hilarious and one of them posted it up on FB.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:01:11
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247563
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

And there was thing in the news the other day asking ‘should we let our NT cousin become a State?’.

No. not until they grow up a bit and leave some attitudes behind.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:02:09
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247564
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:

He was nearly another injury statistic, he thought the flame had gone out and just as he took a step forward to investigate they went off. His kids thought it was hilarious and one of them posted it up on FB.

see what i mean?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:04:18
From: party_pants
ID: 1247566
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


party_pants said:

He was nearly another injury statistic, he thought the flame had gone out and just as he took a step forward to investigate they went off. His kids thought it was hilarious and one of them posted it up on FB.

see what i mean?

No. He has also lived in WA and QLD with pretty much the same attitude.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:05:56
From: party_pants
ID: 1247568
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


captain_spalding said:

party_pants said:

He was nearly another injury statistic, he thought the flame had gone out and just as he took a step forward to investigate they went off. His kids thought it was hilarious and one of them posted it up on FB.

see what i mean?

No. He has also lived in WA and QLD with pretty much the same attitude.

when I say “kids” the youngest just turned 20 and the elder is about 26. But I still think of them as kids.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:09:54
From: kii
ID: 1247569
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


captain_spalding said:

party_pants said:

He was nearly another injury statistic, he thought the flame had gone out and just as he took a step forward to investigate they went off. His kids thought it was hilarious and one of them posted it up on FB.

see what i mean?

No. He has also lived in WA and QLD with pretty much the same attitude.

Well, there’s the problem.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:29:22
From: kii
ID: 1247571
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Want.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:30:15
From: party_pants
ID: 1247573
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Want.


will that fit in with the new kitchen?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:30:47
From: kii
ID: 1247574
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

So much want….
https://lacamionnettebleue.blogspot.com/

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:31:28
From: sibeen
ID: 1247575
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


sarahs mum said:

“Territory Day is without doubt one of the busiest days of the year for the fire service, and last night was certainly no exception,” Mr Slack said.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/nt-firework-cracker-night-injuries-hospital-fires/9930232

And there was thing in the news the other day asking ‘should we let our NT cousin become a State?’.

No. not until they grow up a bit and leave some attitudes behind.

Don’t they still have cracker night in Canberra?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:32:25
From: kii
ID: 1247576
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


kii said:

Want.


will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:33:47
From: Arts
ID: 1247577
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


party_pants said:

kii said:

Want.


will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

:(

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:33:50
From: sibeen
ID: 1247578
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


party_pants said:

kii said:

Want.


will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

Hey, that’s bullshit! I’ve been keeping them all in line.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:34:08
From: kii
ID: 1247579
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Nauseatingly warm/muggy this morning :(

Have I mentioned how much I loathe hot weather?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:35:09
From: party_pants
ID: 1247580
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


party_pants said:

kii said:

Want.


will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

I missed that gossip – who got into bed with whom?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:36:08
From: sibeen
ID: 1247581
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/coffee-carbon-footprint/9930180

These sort of articles is precisely why the ABC should be de-funded.

I’m sure that arts would concur.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:37:44
From: Arts
ID: 1247582
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-02/coffee-carbon-footprint/9930180

These sort of articles is precisely why the ABC should be de-funded.

I’m sure that arts would concur.

anything that goes against my personal tastes and likes is totally uncool.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:40:57
From: sibeen
ID: 1247583
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

If I’m an Australian, but living overseas for an extended period do I still get to vote in a Federal election?

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:42:39
From: kii
ID: 1247584
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


kii said:

party_pants said:

will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

Hey, that’s bullshit! I’ve been keeping them all in line.

You’ve been too busy getting dressed up and playing with wires and things.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:43:16
From: party_pants
ID: 1247585
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


If I’m an Australian, but living overseas for an extended period do I still get to vote in a Federal election?

There is a time limit. I think it is 5 years.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:43:38
From: kii
ID: 1247586
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


kii said:

party_pants said:

will that fit in with the new kitchen?

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

I missed that gossip – who got into bed with whom?

You can draw your own conclusions. It’s a bit obvious to those who are watching.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:44:45
From: kii
ID: 1247588
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


If I’m an Australian, but living overseas for an extended period do I still get to vote in a Federal election?

It depends on a few things.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:46:09
From: kii
ID: 1247589
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

So…mr kii was told by facebook that he needs more friends :D

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:47:41
From: sibeen
ID: 1247590
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

If I’m an Australian, but living overseas for an extended period do I still get to vote in a Federal election?

It depends on a few things.

The question was raised as there is a court case starting shortly at the European High court where a brit expat is claiming he was ripped off by not being able to vote in the Brexit referendum. He hasn’t lived in the UK since 1982. I thought that was taking the piss.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:48:11
From: sibeen
ID: 1247591
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


So…mr kii was told by facebook that he needs more friends :D

Another fine reason not to join the site.

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Date: 2/07/2018 22:59:07
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247593
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


So…mr kii was told by facebook that he needs more friends :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jhnyiagnQE

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:10:13
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247595
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Going For Blood – Turner Brown

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:14:13
From: kii
ID: 1247596
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/watch-this-gigantic-lava-boat-float-down-a-terrifying-river-of-lava/

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:20:17
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247597
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:27:52
From: kii
ID: 1247598
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Suppose i should get ready for another invasion of workmen makes a mess in the kitchen. A hole in the ceiling/roof. The cats will be spending another day in my workroom. The dogs will be barking and whining. Men will be mansplaining. Hopefully they won’t over-engineer the kitchen hood, like the plumber did with the garden taps…..JFCOAS. One of my garden taps is so fucking hard to use now that I nearly cry with frustration. The on/off device has gone from a lovely to use lever to a fiddly piddly little valve handle thingy.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:35:54
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247599
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Nearly 100% of People in This Study Didn’t Wash Their Hands Properly While Making Food

A new study has revealed our hand-washing habits during food preparation are so abysmal, we could be spiking the family dinner table with harmful bacteria without even realising. But the good news is the problem is very easy to fix.

more…

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:36:21
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247600
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Nearly 100% of People in This Study Didn’t Wash Their Hands Properly While Making Food

A new study has revealed our hand-washing habits during food preparation are so abysmal, we could be spiking the family dinner table with harmful bacteria without even realising. But the good news is the problem is very easy to fix.

more…

Here are those steps: wet your hands, lather up with soap, scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds, rinse the hands, and dry them either using a clean towel or by air drying.

According to the study, both the control group and treatment group overwhelmingly – an average of 79.5 percent – failed to scrub their hands for at least 20 seconds. Many of them also didn’t wet their hands before lathering up, and didn’t dry their hands properly after rinsing.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:38:15
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247601
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/watch-this-gigantic-lava-boat-float-down-a-terrifying-river-of-lava/

dig it.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:46:20
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247602
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:48:00
From: sibeen
ID: 1247604
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


kii said:

https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/watch-this-gigantic-lava-boat-float-down-a-terrifying-river-of-lava/

dig it.

I’m sorta stunned at how fast that lava is flowing. I’ve always assumed it was a turgid flow, but that is just incredible.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:48:28
From: sibeen
ID: 1247605
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

I was shocked when I heard the news.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:49:51
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1247606
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


sibeen said:

kii said:

For the dolls…yes. If the forum dolls start behaving themselves I’ll let them use it, under Mr Car’s guidance. At present the forum diorama is locked in an old wooden chest, because of bullying and general bad behaviour.

Hey, that’s bullshit! I’ve been keeping them all in line.

You’ve been too busy getting dressed up and playing with wires and things.


I don’t even get a look in on this forum diorama… maybe that’s why i bully Roughy. Ever think of that?!?

stomps off back to bedroom

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:50:14
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247607
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Nearly 100% of People in This Study Didn’t Wash Their Hands Properly While Making Food

A new study has revealed our hand-washing habits during food preparation are so abysmal, we could be spiking the family dinner table with harmful bacteria without even realising. But the good news is the problem is very easy to fix.

more…

The leading theory on why our kids suffer Asthma and allergies is world-beating numbers is still the Hygiene Hypothesis.

Just sayin’….

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:54:42
From: party_pants
ID: 1247608
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

You are hoping somebody else has a better chance to win if he is not there?

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:55:29
From: party_pants
ID: 1247609
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Rule 303 said:

‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

I was shocked when I heard the news.


I heard the news today, oh boy.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:57:19
From: transition
ID: 1247610
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

last coffee, woman’s having cup of tea, + making toast

all fires going, all three, put saucepan of water on bedroom fires, to humidify, slow combustions dry the air a lot, and weather’s dry.

added vicks to the water, frightens the evil spirits away.

back on the ax tomorrow, mostly just light shit went straight into wood shed when unloaded other day.

‘bookwork’ all done

coffee landed

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:58:22
From: party_pants
ID: 1247611
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well, I’m going to give the first half of the soccer a go tonight.

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Date: 2/07/2018 23:59:01
From: sibeen
ID: 1247612
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:02:16
From: party_pants
ID: 1247614
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

probably not, enough to see a whole team suspended from international competition.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:03:22
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247616
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Rule 303 said:

‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

You are hoping somebody else has a better chance to win if he is not there?

There’s a couple of really good Aussies who could win, sure, but mostly I’m annoyed that he seems to have got away with cheating by using a performance enhancing drug.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:05:19
From: party_pants
ID: 1247617
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


party_pants said:

Rule 303 said:

‘nings all.

I see Froomey’s been cleared to ride Le Tour.

Not sure why, but I feel slightly disappointed.

You are hoping somebody else has a better chance to win if he is not there?

There’s a couple of really good Aussies who could win, sure, but mostly I’m annoyed that he seems to have got away with cheating by using a performance enhancing drug.

It is annoying that the matter has dragged on for months without resolution.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:06:54
From: sibeen
ID: 1247618
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

probably not, enough to see a whole team suspended from international competition.

9 filipino players were ejected and 4 aussies. The remaining filipino playres then fouled themselves out and the game was called off.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:08:39
From: party_pants
ID: 1247619
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

probably not, enough to see a whole team suspended from international competition.

9 filipino players were ejected and 4 aussies. The remaining filipino playres then fouled themselves out and the game was called off.

Yeah I read that bit. Wonder if they should be banned for 12 months?

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:09:38
From: party_pants
ID: 1247620
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Mind you, if Froome does compete, I hope he is ready for all the buckets of piss that will be thrown his way by angry crowds.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:12:48
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247623
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

I’ve never understood our tolerance for this behaviour in our footy code.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:19:31
From: party_pants
ID: 1247625
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


sibeen said:

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/basketball/australia-vs-philippines-basketball-game-erupts-into-huge-brawl/news-story/02463dc696affbf2d4ddc0ced627d3c3

Now that is not a good look for the game.

I’ve never understood our tolerance for this behaviour in our footy code.

IME the participants seem to enjoy it.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:34:57
From: kii
ID: 1247629
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


sarahs mum said:

kii said:

https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/watch-this-gigantic-lava-boat-float-down-a-terrifying-river-of-lava/

dig it.

I’m sorta stunned at how fast that lava is flowing. I’ve always assumed it was a turgid flow, but that is just incredible.

If you were on fb you could follow the volcano.

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Date: 3/07/2018 00:36:20
From: kii
ID: 1247631
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


kii said:

sibeen said:

Hey, that’s bullshit! I’ve been keeping them all in line.

You’ve been too busy getting dressed up and playing with wires and things.


I don’t even get a look in on this forum diorama… maybe that’s why i bully Roughy. Ever think of that?!?

stomps off back to bedroom

I think you have a representative doll or figurine. I had to stop playing around with the diorama as I needed to do actual work.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:06:38
From: party_pants
ID: 1247645
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

FUCK

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:09:05
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247646
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


FUCK

Why? Surely everyone’s rooting for Brazil.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:10:00
From: kii
ID: 1247648
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The plumbers are here to put a hole in my kitchen ceiling.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:11:01
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247649
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


The plumbers are here to put a hole in my kitchen ceiling.

I hope they know what they’re doing.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:11:31
From: kii
ID: 1247650
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I have stress nausea and reflux.

I hate my life sometimes.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:11:44
From: party_pants
ID: 1247651
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


party_pants said:

FUCK

Why? Surely everyone’s rooting for Brazil.

No way man. Hope all the more fancied sides get eliminated and it throws up an open final.

Anyway, that Neymar guy is a bit of a douche.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:14:27
From: kii
ID: 1247652
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

The plumbers are here to put a hole in my kitchen ceiling.

I hope they know what they’re doing.

Yep.

The main issue is the special high-tech roof covering we have. It’s guaranteed by the installers and as it has to be cut to put the flue in, the opening will have to be sealed according to the warranty.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:18:37
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247654
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Bubblecar said:

kii said:

The plumbers are here to put a hole in my kitchen ceiling.

I hope they know what they’re doing.

Yep.

The main issue is the special high-tech roof covering we have. It’s guaranteed by the installers and as it has to be cut to put the flue in, the opening will have to be sealed according to the warranty.

I’m sure they’ll do a fine job.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:22:00
From: kii
ID: 1247655
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Bubblecar said:

I hope they know what they’re doing.

Yep.

The main issue is the special high-tech roof covering we have. It’s guaranteed by the installers and as it has to be cut to put the flue in, the opening will have to be sealed according to the warranty.

I’m sure they’ll do a fine job.

They better. If the flue leaks when we get hit by monsoonal overflow I will be pissed off. Also mr kii is heading to Montana this month and I do not want to have to deal with leaking roofs whilst he is gone.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:27:12
From: sibeen
ID: 1247656
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

party_pants said:

FUCK

Why? Surely everyone’s rooting for Brazil.

No way man. Hope all the more fancied sides get eliminated and it throws up an open final.

Anyway, that Neymar guy is a bit of a douche.

A bit?

Look at the idiot at the moment.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:27:17
From: party_pants
ID: 1247657
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

what a sook

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:28:05
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247658
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Get on widda bleddy feetball.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:29:00
From: party_pants
ID: 1247659
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

Bubblecar said:

Why? Surely everyone’s rooting for Brazil.

No way man. Hope all the more fancied sides get eliminated and it throws up an open final.

Anyway, that Neymar guy is a bit of a douche.

A bit?

Look at the idiot at the moment.

this is why I hate him. I want him to go home crying to his momma.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:29:20
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247660
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Bubblecar said:

kii said:

Yep.

The main issue is the special high-tech roof covering we have. It’s guaranteed by the installers and as it has to be cut to put the flue in, the opening will have to be sealed according to the warranty.

I’m sure they’ll do a fine job.

They better. If the flue leaks when we get hit by monsoonal overflow I will be pissed off. Also mr kii is heading to Montana this month and I do not want to have to deal with leaking roofs whilst he is gone.

Why is he going to Montana?

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:38:13
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247661
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

More agony writhing.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:38:17
From: kii
ID: 1247662
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Bubblecar said:

I’m sure they’ll do a fine job.

They better. If the flue leaks when we get hit by monsoonal overflow I will be pissed off. Also mr kii is heading to Montana this month and I do not want to have to deal with leaking roofs whilst he is gone.

Why is he going to Montana?

Meeting up with his two remaining sisters and his brother’s widow. They are going to spread BIL’s ashes at some fishing spot in woop woop Montana. After this mr kii wants nothing to do with the widow as she is drama queen, over-the-top emotional drain.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:39:04
From: sibeen
ID: 1247663
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

If they treated just one or two players like horses I suspect this writhing around would quickly cease.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:39:42
From: party_pants
ID: 1247664
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


More agony writhing.

FFS, have a box of tissues on stand-by at each end.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:41:27
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247665
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Bubblecar said:

kii said:

They better. If the flue leaks when we get hit by monsoonal overflow I will be pissed off. Also mr kii is heading to Montana this month and I do not want to have to deal with leaking roofs whilst he is gone.

Why is he going to Montana?

Meeting up with his two remaining sisters and his brother’s widow. They are going to spread BIL’s ashes at some fishing spot in woop woop Montana. After this mr kii wants nothing to do with the widow as she is drama queen, over-the-top emotional drain.

Well I hope it’s not too draining an expedition.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:42:25
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247666
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Mexico going forward more but looking about as effective as Australia when they do the same.

That’s why it won’t be much fun if they go through.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:43:03
From: kii
ID: 1247667
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Bubblecar said:

Why is he going to Montana?

Meeting up with his two remaining sisters and his brother’s widow. They are going to spread BIL’s ashes at some fishing spot in woop woop Montana. After this mr kii wants nothing to do with the widow as she is drama queen, over-the-top emotional drain.

Well I hope it’s not too draining an expedition.

He loves spending time with his sisters. They have always looked up to him, so they spoil him :P SIL drives them nuts too. Always has.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:44:07
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247668
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

2-0, Brazil through.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:45:31
From: party_pants
ID: 1247670
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


2-0, Brazil through.

fucking bastards.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:57:23
From: kii
ID: 1247672
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Those kids in Thailand have been found alive.

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Date: 3/07/2018 01:59:37
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247673
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Those kids in Thailand have been found alive.

Good news. They must be pretty damn hungry.

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Date: 3/07/2018 02:00:46
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247674
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

Those kids in Thailand have been found alive.

Good news. They must be pretty damn hungry.

cold too.

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Date: 3/07/2018 05:11:51
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247676
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Japan score 2-0 so far in the second half, decent goals very much against the run of play. Belgium playing far better except when it comes to that final touch.

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Date: 3/07/2018 05:32:55
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247677
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Belgium now level. Turning into a smashing match.

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Date: 3/07/2018 05:56:02
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247678
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Belgium score the winner literally in the last second or two of stoppage time.

A fine match, best game of football I’ve seen in many a year.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:00:37
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247679
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I don’t know why I am awake. I didn’t go to sleep till one. It hardly seems enough.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:21:56
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247680
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


I don’t know why I am awake. I didn’t go to sleep till one. It hardly seems enough.

Morning sarahs mum :)

I got up at about the time you went to bed, after a decent seven hours. So I’ll be up until around 6pm.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:26:38
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247681
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Now about to cook a tasty lunch of sardines, eggplant, onion, garlic & olives in a creamy herb sauce, to serve with macaroni.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:27:30
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247682
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


sarahs mum said:

I don’t know why I am awake. I didn’t go to sleep till one. It hardly seems enough.

Morning sarahs mum :)

I got up at about the time you went to bed, after a decent seven hours. So I’ll be up until around 6pm.

I hope I can con myself into some more sleep. I might give it go soon. Reading the Tassie times atm.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:28:17
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247683
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Now about to cook a tasty lunch of sardines, eggplant, onion, garlic & olives in a creamy herb sauce, to serve with macaroni.

Too early for that.

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Date: 3/07/2018 06:59:23
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247685
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44688909

Guess they’ve just got to get them out now.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:02:58
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247686
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Morning -0.1 and clear in the Styx

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:04:18
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247687
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

morning folks

5.2 going for 18 today.. hopefully the workshop takes in a bit of that warmth

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:07:02
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247688
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44688909

Guess they’ve just got to get them out now.

It’s a bit sad the divers that found them didn’t have some mars bars on them.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:08:21
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247689
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44688909

Guess they’ve just got to get them out now.

Which doesn’t look asy.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:10:15
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247690
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


morning folks

5.2 going for 18 today.. hopefully the workshop takes in a bit of that warmth

Yes. Your shed/workshop looks like it could get very cold in winter.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:28:28
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247691
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

morning folks

5.2 going for 18 today.. hopefully the workshop takes in a bit of that warmth

Yes. Your shed/workshop looks like it could get very cold in winter.

don’t know if I’ve put any photos of it up yet..

here tis

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:33:13
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247692
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Morning

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:33:36
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1247693
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


I don’t know why I am awake. I didn’t go to sleep till one. It hardly seems enough.

Mini Me woke us up around 5.30. Better than the 4am starts of last week.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:35:20
From: buffy
ID: 1247694
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Good morning Holidayers. Five degrees and getting light. The horizon is very red. And it is gusting to about 50km/hr. Mr buffy wants to go to the bush after the accountant. I’m not so sure about that.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:36:33
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1247696
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Good morning Holidayers. Five degrees and getting light. The horizon is very red. And it is gusting to about 50km/hr. Mr buffy wants to go to the bush after the accountant. I’m not so sure about that.

we have a very orange sunrise here as well

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:39:23
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247698
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


buffy said:

Good morning Holidayers. Five degrees and getting light. The horizon is very red. And it is gusting to about 50km/hr. Mr buffy wants to go to the bush after the accountant. I’m not so sure about that.

we have a very orange sunrise here as well

No clouds and only a 10k breeze.

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:40:45
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247699
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Behave

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Date: 3/07/2018 07:53:32
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247700
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-03/crystal-waters-eco-village-celebrates-30-years/9929342

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Date: 3/07/2018 08:39:54
From: Michael V
ID: 1247705
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44688909

Guess they’ve just got to get them out now.

Amazing!

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Date: 3/07/2018 08:49:38
From: Michael V
ID: 1247706
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Good morning everybody.

Cool, clear and a bit breezy here.

Today: kitchen. First, Chinese-style spiced scrambled eggs. Then, strain and re-bottle the Vietnamese-style sweet chilli dipping sauce I made the other day. The solids have not released their bubbles and have floated to the top in an unmixable white-and-red mass (or mess?). After that, I intend to turn some chicken carcasses and pork bones into stock.

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Date: 3/07/2018 08:54:05
From: Michael V
ID: 1247709
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Morning

:)

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Date: 3/07/2018 08:56:25
From: Michael V
ID: 1247711
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Behave

Ha! Caught doing the Dutty Wine.

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:03:51
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247713
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Shakespeare rewrite means six-figure fine for exam board OCR

The exam board OCR faces a six-figure fine for an error in last year’s GCSE English exam which rewrote Shakespeare.

The paper confused the family of a key character, Tybalt, in The Bard’s Romeo and Juliet, suggesting he is a Montague when in fact he is a Capulet.

At the time, students took to Twitter to vent their scorn for the examiners.

Now England’s exams regulator Ofqual has announced that it intends to fine OCR £175,000 as the error meant the paper was “not fit for purpose”.

The question asked students: “How does Shakespeare present the ways in which Tybalt’s hatred of the Capulets influences the outcome of the play?”

But, in fact, Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin and so a Capulet himself, so the question should have referred to his hatred of the Montagues.

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-44687294

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:18:24
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247717
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

hmm, time to admit I’m getting old…had to look up a txt speak word for the first time.

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:27:57
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247719
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

World Cup comedy: Neymar suffers agonising injury (again), miraculous complete recovery as soon as he realises there’s no penalty kick to be gained from it.

Honestly, i don’t know how he’s going to manage his time at the 2020 Olympics – it’s going to be so tough for him to divide his time between the football, and the diving competition.

If the kid actually suffered half the injuries he claims, he’d be in a wheelchair by now. Come to think of it, it would be something to see him receive a real injury on the field, and how he reacts to that.

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:32:58
From: Rule 303
ID: 1247721
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


hmm, time to admit I’m getting old…had to look up a txt speak word for the first time.

Heh.

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:35:36
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247722
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:

World Cup comedy: Neymar suffers agonising injury (again), miraculous complete recovery as soon as he realises there’s no penalty kick to be gained from it.

Honestly, i don’t know how he’s going to manage his time at the 2020 Olympics – it’s going to be so tough for him to divide his time between the football, and the diving competition.

If the kid actually suffered half the injuries he claims, he’d be in a wheelchair by now. Come to think of it, it would be something to see him receive a real injury on the field, and how he reacts to that.

It’s not just a matter of diving. You then have to rhythmically writhe in agony, thrashing from side to side while clutching the mortally wounded region, grimacing and screaming.

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Date: 3/07/2018 09:40:01
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1247724
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


captain_spalding said:

World Cup comedy: Neymar suffers agonising injury (again), miraculous complete recovery as soon as he realises there’s no penalty kick to be gained from it.

Honestly, i don’t know how he’s going to manage his time at the 2020 Olympics – it’s going to be so tough for him to divide his time between the football, and the diving competition.

If the kid actually suffered half the injuries he claims, he’d be in a wheelchair by now. Come to think of it, it would be something to see him receive a real injury on the field, and how he reacts to that.

It’s not just a matter of diving. You then have to rhythmically writhe in agony, thrashing from side to side while clutching the mortally wounded region, grimacing and screaming.


And remembering to not smile or wink at your team’s fans, or get up too quickly once the ref awards the kick.

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Date: 3/07/2018 10:01:08
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247730
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Looks like those boys might still be down there for months.

>None of the boys can swim or dive and rescuers have said they may have to wait several months for the water to subside so they can carry the boys to safety, or teach them how to dive, though rescue teams are still pumping water out of the cave network.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2018/jul/02/thailand-cave-rescue-divers-search-for-missing-football-team-live

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Date: 3/07/2018 10:07:38
From: Cymek
ID: 1247732
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Greetings

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Date: 3/07/2018 10:40:16
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247741
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

A lot of prayers have been answered, the football side has been found.
Praise the Lord.

PeterT Ministries even dropped their rates on their Prayer Request page for the boys.

Hail Mary – $20, you save $5.
Lord’s Prayer – $50, you save $10
Full Rosary – $149.99, you save $50.
Terms and Conditions Apply.

Some good value there.

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Date: 3/07/2018 10:55:16
From: Michael V
ID: 1247750
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


A lot of prayers have been answered, the football side has been found.
Praise the Lord.

PeterT Ministries even dropped their rates on their Prayer Request page for the boys.

Hail Mary – $20, you save $5.
Lord’s Prayer – $50, you save $10
Full Rosary – $149.99, you save $50.
Terms and Conditions Apply.

Some good value there.

:)

Was it staged during the World Cup in order to make soccer seem interesting?

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Date: 3/07/2018 11:28:14
From: kii
ID: 1247766
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Anyway, I had a second viewing of a hummingbird supping from the callistemon flowers. This time the bird visited several blossoms. I was most happy about this.

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Date: 3/07/2018 11:29:48
From: Cymek
ID: 1247767
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Anyway, I had a second viewing of a hummingbird supping from the callistemon flowers. This time the bird visited several blossoms. I was most happy about this.

Hummingbirds are cool

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Date: 3/07/2018 11:35:26
From: kii
ID: 1247770
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The kitchen hood flue went in today. The hood will be installed on Wednesday. We’ve decided on the two cupboards for the walls over the kitchen benches, now to figure out the shelves.

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Date: 3/07/2018 11:37:31
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247771
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


The kitchen hood flue went in today. The hood will be installed on Wednesday. We’ve decided on the two cupboards for the walls over the kitchen benches, now to figure out the shelves.

What’s going on the shelves?

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Date: 3/07/2018 11:43:35
From: kii
ID: 1247778
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


kii said:

The kitchen hood flue went in today. The hood will be installed on Wednesday. We’ve decided on the two cupboards for the walls over the kitchen benches, now to figure out the shelves.

What’s going on the shelves?

Some cooking books, not all of them. Some crockery we use everyday, mugs on hooks. Tea canisters, a teapot or two. Some knick-knacks.

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Date: 3/07/2018 13:00:01
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247801
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Lunch-: Toast and vegemite/marmalade, tea(black & one)

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:02:26
From: sibeen
ID: 1247830
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/07/google-takes-sides-in-the-scooter-wars

Quick, another beaut investment opportunity.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:18:00
From: Michael V
ID: 1247846
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/07/google-takes-sides-in-the-scooter-wars

Quick, another beaut investment opportunity.

Thanks mate. You’re a bonzer bloke.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:24:16
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247854
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Nice try.

https://i.imgur.com/lFbcJAK.mp4

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:25:53
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247859
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Elizabeth Warren
27 June at 04:30 ·

Sunday morning, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what’s really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration.

There’s one thing that’s very clear: The crisis at our border isn’t over.

I went straight from the airport to the McAllen Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center that is the epicenter of Donald Trump’s so-called “zero-tolerance” policy. This is where border patrol brings undocumented migrants for intake before they are either released, deported, turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), or, in the case of unaccompanied or separated children, placed in the custody of Health and Human Services.

From the outside, the CBP processing center looks like any other warehouse on a commercial street lined with warehouses. There’s no clue about the horrors inside.

Before we could get in, CBP insisted we had to watch a government propaganda video. There’s no other way to describe it – it’s like a movie trailer. It was full of dramatic narration about the “illegals” crossing our border, complete with gory pictures about the threats that these immigrants bring to the United States, from gangs to skin rashes. The star of the show is CBP, which, according to the video, has done a great job driving down the numbers.

Then an employee described what we were about to see. “They have separate pods. I’ll call them pods. I don’t really know how they name them.” Clearly they had gotten the memo not to call them what they are: cages. Every question I asked them had a complicated answer that led to two more questions – even the simple question about how long people were held there. “Nobody is here longer than 24 hours.” “Well, maybe 24-48 hours.” “72 hours max.” And “no children are separated out.” “Well, except older children.”

The warehouse is enormous, with a solid concrete floor and a high roof. It is filled with cages. Cages for men. Cages for women. Cages for mamas with babies. Cages for girls. Cages for boys.

The stench – body odor and fear – hits the second the door is opened. The first cages are full of men. The chain link is about 12-15 feet high, and the men are tightly packed. I don’t think they could all lie down at the same time. There’s a toilet at the back of the cage behind a half-wall, but no place to shower or wash up. One man kept shouting, “A shower, please. Just a shower.”

I asked the men held in cage after cage where they were from. Nearly all of them were from El Salvador, Guatemala, or Honduras.

Then I asked them how long they had been there – and the answers were all over the map, from a few days to nearly two weeks (72 hours max?). The CBP agents rushed to correct the detained men, claiming that their answers couldn’t be right. My immigration specialist on the trip who speaks fluent Spanish made sure the men understood that the question was, “How long have you been in the building?” Their answers didn’t change.

Cage after cage. Same questions, same answers.

Next we came into the area where the children were held. These cages were bigger with far more people. In the center of the cage, there’s a freestanding guard tower probably a story or story-and-a-half taller to look down over the children. The girls are held separately in their own large cage. The children told us that they had come to the United States with family and didn’t know where they had been taken. Eleven years old. Twelve. Locked in a cage with strangers. Many hadn’t talked to their mothers or fathers. They didn’t know where they were or what would happen to them next.
The children were quiet. Early afternoon, and they just sat. Some were on thin mats with foil blankets pulled over their heads. They had nothing – no books, no toys, no games. They looked shell shocked.

And then there were the large cages with women and small children. Women breast-feeding their young children.

When we went over to the mamas with babies, I asked them about why they had left their home countries. One young mother had a 4-year-old child. She said she had been threatened by the gangs in El Salvador. She had given a drink of water to a police officer, and the gang decided she must be in with the police. The longer she spoke, the more agitated she got – that she would never do that, that she understood the risk with the gangs, but that the gangs believed she did it. She sold everything she had and fled with her son to the United States.

One thing you won’t see much of in the CBP processing center? Fathers caged with their children. After pressing the CBP agents, they explained that men traveling with children are automatically released from the facility. They just don’t have the cages there to hold them. Women with small children, on the other hand, could be detained indefinitely. I pressed them on this again and again. The only answer: they claimed to be protecting “the safety of the mother and children.”

CBP said that fathers with children, pregnant women, mothers of children with special needs, and other “lucky ones” who are released from the processing center are sent over to Catholic Charities’ Humanitarian Respite Center for help. That was my next stop in McAllen. Sister Norma, her staff, and volunteers are truly doing God’s work. Catholic Charities provides food, a shower, clean clothes, and medicine to those who need it. The center tries to explain the complicated process to the people, and the volunteers help them get on a bus to a family member in the United States.

Sister Norma introduced me to a father and his teenage son from Honduras. The father said that a gang had been after his son, determined that the boy would join the gang. The only way for the boy to escape was to run. The man left his wife and four daughters in Honduras to bring his son to the United States. His only plan is to find work here to send money home to his family. His cousin lives in New Jersey, so CBP sent their paperwork to the local ICE center in New Jersey, and they would soon begin the long bus ride there.

Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley provides a lifesaving service to people of all faiths and backgrounds, but with a humanitarian crisis in their backyard, they’re clearly stretched as thin as it gets. With more money and volunteers, they would gladly help more people.

I asked Sister Norma about the women and babies who were in indefinite detention. She said her group would open their arms and take care of them, get them cleaned up and fed and on a bus to a family member – if only ICE would release them.

“This is a moral issue. We are all part of this human family,” they say.

Next, I met with some of the legal experts on the frontlines of this crisis – lawyers from the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Border Rights Center of the Texas ACLU, and the federal public defenders.

I gave them a rundown of everything I’d seen so far in McAllen, particularly when it comes to reuniting parents and children, and they raised some of my worst fears:

The Trump administration may be “reunifying” families, but their definition of a family is only a parent and a child. If, for example, a 9-year-old crosses with an 18-year-old sister – or an aunt or uncle, or a grandparent, or anyone who isn’t the child’s documented legal guardian – they are not counted as a family and they will be separated.

Mothers and children may be considered “together” if they’re held in the same gigantic facility, even if they’re locked in separate cages with no access to one another. (In the world of CBP and ICE, that’s how the 10-year-old girls locked in a giant cage are “not separated” from their mothers who are in cages elsewhere in the facility.)

In the process of “reunifying” families, the government may possibly count a family as reunited by sending the child to a distant relative they’ve never met – not their parents. Some relatives may be unwilling to claim these children because it would be inviting ICE to investigate their own families.

Parents are so desperate to be reunited with their children that they may be trading in their legal right to asylum.

The system for tracking separated families is virtually unknown, if one exists at all. One expert worries that for some families, just a simple photo may be all the documentation that the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services have to reunite them. (I sincerely hope that’s not true.)

The longer the day went on, the more questions I had about how the Trump administration plans to fix the crisis they’ve created at the border. So my last stop of the day was at the Port Isabel Detention Center, about an hour east of McAllen. It’s one of the largest detention facilities in Texas.

The Department of Homeland Security had released some details on its plan to reunify families. The release noted that Port Isabel will be the “primary family reunification and removal center for adults in their custody.”

Let’s be clear: Port Isabel isn’t a reunification center. It’s a detention center. A prison.

There’s no ambiguity on this point. I met with the head of the facility. He said several times that they had no space for children, no way to care for them, and no plans to bring any children to his locked-down complex. When I pressed on what was the plan for reunification of children with their parents, he speculated that HHS (the Department of Health and Human Services) would take the children somewhere, but it certainly wasn’t going to be to his facility. When I asked how long HHS would take, he speculated that it would be weeks, but he said that was up to them. He had his job to do: He would hold these mothers and fathers until he received orders to send them somewhere else. Period.

So let me say it again. This is a prison – not a reunification center.

We toured the center. It is huge – multiple buildings isolated on a sun-baked expanse of land far from any town. We didn’t go to the men’s area, but the women are held in a large bunk-bed facility with a concrete outdoor exercise area. It’s locked, double-locked, and triple locked. Tall fences topped with razor wire are everywhere, each backed up by a second row of fences also topped with razor wire.

An ICE official brought in a group of nine detained mothers who had volunteered to speak to us. I don’t believe that ICE cherry-picked these women for the meeting, because everything they told me was horrifying.

Each mother told us her own story about crossing the border, being taken to a processing center, and the point that they were separated from their child or children. In every case, the government had lied to them about where their children were being taken. In every case, save one, no mother had spoken to her child in the days since the separation. And in every case, no mother knew where her child was.

At the time of separation, most of the mothers were told their children would be back. One woman had been held at “the icebox,” a center that has earned its nickname for being extremely cold. When the agent came to take her child, she was told that it was just too cold for the child in the center, and that they were just going to keep the child warm until she was transferred. That was mid-June. She hasn’t seen her child since.

One mother had been detained with her child. They were sleeping together on the floor of one of the cages, when, at 3:00am, the guards took her away. She last saw her 7-year-old son sleeping on the floor. She cried over and over, “I never got to say goodbye. I never got to say goodbye.” That was early-June, and she hasn’t seen him since.

Even though the CBP officials at the processing center told me that mothers with children that have special needs would be released, one of the mothers I spoke with had been separated from her special needs child. She talked about her child who doesn’t have properly formed legs and feet and walks with great difficulty. One of the mothers spoke of another mother in the facility who is very worried because her separated child is deaf and doesn’t speak at all.

The women I met were traumatized, weeping, and begging for help. They don’t understand what is happening to them – and they’re begging to be reunited with their kids.

Detainees can pay to make phone calls, but all of their possessions are taken from them at the processing center. The only way they can get money for a call is for someone to put money on their accounts. I asked if people or charities could donate money so that they’d be able to make phone calls to their family or lawyers, but they said no – a donor would need the individual ID number for every person detained at the center, and ICE obviously isn’t going to release that information.

Three young lawyers were at Port Isabel at the same time we were. The lawyers told us that their clients – the people they’ve spoken to in the detention center – have strong and credible cases for asylum. But the entire process for being granted asylum depends on one phone call with an immigration official where they make the case for why they should be allowed to stay. One of the first questions a mother will be asked is, “Have you been separated from a child?” For some of the women, just asking that question makes them fall apart and weep.

The lawyers are worried that these women are in such a fragile and fractured state, they’re in no shape to make the kind of detailed, credible case needed for themselves or their children. They had no chance in our system because they’ve lost their children and desperately want them back.

We stayed inside at Port Isabel for more than two hours – much longer than the 45 minutes we had been promised. When I finally went to bed that night, I thought about something the mothers had told me – something that will likely haunt me for a long time.

The mothers say that they can hear babies cry at night.

This isn’t about politics. This isn’t about Democrats or Republicans. This is about human beings. Children held in cages today. Babies scattered all over this country. And mamas who, in the dark of night, hear them cry.

I’m still working through everything I saw, but I wanted you to know the full story. The fight for these children and families isn’t over – not by a long shot.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:31:19
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247867
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Work to do.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:35:27
From: SCIENCE
ID: 1247871
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

good point
see you all later

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:35:48
From: Cymek
ID: 1247873
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Does anyone watch Preacher, it’s such a funny black comedy action series

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:36:08
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247874
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


Elizabeth Warren
27 June at 04:30 ·

Sunday morning, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what’s really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration.

There’s one thing that’s very clear: The crisis at our border isn’t over.

I went straight from the airport to the McAllen Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center that is the epicenter of Donald Trump’s so-called “zero-tolerance” policy. This is where border patrol brings undocumented migrants for intake before they are either released, deported, turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), or, in the case of unaccompanied or separated children, placed in the custody of Health and Human Services.

From the outside, the CBP processing center looks like any other warehouse on a commercial street lined with warehouses. There’s no clue about the horrors inside.

Before we could get in, CBP insisted we had to watch a government propaganda video. There’s no other way to describe it – it’s like a movie trailer. It was full of dramatic narration about the “illegals” crossing our border, complete with gory pictures about the threats that these immigrants bring to the United States, from gangs to skin rashes. The star of the show is CBP, which, according to the video, has done a great job driving down the numbers.

Then an employee described what we were about to see. “They have separate pods. I’ll call them pods. I don’t really know how they name them.” Clearly they had gotten the memo not to call them what they are: cages. Every question I asked them had a complicated answer that led to two more questions – even the simple question about how long people were held there. “Nobody is here longer than 24 hours.” “Well, maybe 24-48 hours.” “72 hours max.” And “no children are separated out.” “Well, except older children.”

The warehouse is enormous, with a solid concrete floor and a high roof. It is filled with cages. Cages for men. Cages for women. Cages for mamas with babies. Cages for girls. Cages for boys.

The stench – body odor and fear – hits the second the door is opened. The first cages are full of men. The chain link is about 12-15 feet high, and the men are tightly packed. I don’t think they could all lie down at the same time. There’s a toilet at the back of the cage behind a half-wall, but no place to shower or wash up. One man kept shouting, “A shower, please. Just a shower.”

I asked the men held in cage after cage where they were from. Nearly all of them were from El Salvador, Guatemala, or Honduras.

Then I asked them how long they had been there – and the answers were all over the map, from a few days to nearly two weeks (72 hours max?). The CBP agents rushed to correct the detained men, claiming that their answers couldn’t be right. My immigration specialist on the trip who speaks fluent Spanish made sure the men understood that the question was, “How long have you been in the building?” Their answers didn’t change.

Cage after cage. Same questions, same answers.

Next we came into the area where the children were held. These cages were bigger with far more people. In the center of the cage, there’s a freestanding guard tower probably a story or story-and-a-half taller to look down over the children. The girls are held separately in their own large cage. The children told us that they had come to the United States with family and didn’t know where they had been taken. Eleven years old. Twelve. Locked in a cage with strangers. Many hadn’t talked to their mothers or fathers. They didn’t know where they were or what would happen to them next.
The children were quiet. Early afternoon, and they just sat. Some were on thin mats with foil blankets pulled over their heads. They had nothing – no books, no toys, no games. They looked shell shocked.

And then there were the large cages with women and small children. Women breast-feeding their young children.

When we went over to the mamas with babies, I asked them about why they had left their home countries. One young mother had a 4-year-old child. She said she had been threatened by the gangs in El Salvador. She had given a drink of water to a police officer, and the gang decided she must be in with the police. The longer she spoke, the more agitated she got – that she would never do that, that she understood the risk with the gangs, but that the gangs believed she did it. She sold everything she had and fled with her son to the United States.

One thing you won’t see much of in the CBP processing center? Fathers caged with their children. After pressing the CBP agents, they explained that men traveling with children are automatically released from the facility. They just don’t have the cages there to hold them. Women with small children, on the other hand, could be detained indefinitely. I pressed them on this again and again. The only answer: they claimed to be protecting “the safety of the mother and children.”

CBP said that fathers with children, pregnant women, mothers of children with special needs, and other “lucky ones” who are released from the processing center are sent over to Catholic Charities’ Humanitarian Respite Center for help. That was my next stop in McAllen. Sister Norma, her staff, and volunteers are truly doing God’s work. Catholic Charities provides food, a shower, clean clothes, and medicine to those who need it. The center tries to explain the complicated process to the people, and the volunteers help them get on a bus to a family member in the United States.

Sister Norma introduced me to a father and his teenage son from Honduras. The father said that a gang had been after his son, determined that the boy would join the gang. The only way for the boy to escape was to run. The man left his wife and four daughters in Honduras to bring his son to the United States. His only plan is to find work here to send money home to his family. His cousin lives in New Jersey, so CBP sent their paperwork to the local ICE center in New Jersey, and they would soon begin the long bus ride there.

Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley provides a lifesaving service to people of all faiths and backgrounds, but with a humanitarian crisis in their backyard, they’re clearly stretched as thin as it gets. With more money and volunteers, they would gladly help more people.

I asked Sister Norma about the women and babies who were in indefinite detention. She said her group would open their arms and take care of them, get them cleaned up and fed and on a bus to a family member – if only ICE would release them.

“This is a moral issue. We are all part of this human family,” they say.

Next, I met with some of the legal experts on the frontlines of this crisis – lawyers from the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Border Rights Center of the Texas ACLU, and the federal public defenders.

I gave them a rundown of everything I’d seen so far in McAllen, particularly when it comes to reuniting parents and children, and they raised some of my worst fears:

The Trump administration may be “reunifying” families, but their definition of a family is only a parent and a child. If, for example, a 9-year-old crosses with an 18-year-old sister – or an aunt or uncle, or a grandparent, or anyone who isn’t the child’s documented legal guardian – they are not counted as a family and they will be separated.

Mothers and children may be considered “together” if they’re held in the same gigantic facility, even if they’re locked in separate cages with no access to one another. (In the world of CBP and ICE, that’s how the 10-year-old girls locked in a giant cage are “not separated” from their mothers who are in cages elsewhere in the facility.)

In the process of “reunifying” families, the government may possibly count a family as reunited by sending the child to a distant relative they’ve never met – not their parents. Some relatives may be unwilling to claim these children because it would be inviting ICE to investigate their own families.

Parents are so desperate to be reunited with their children that they may be trading in their legal right to asylum.

The system for tracking separated families is virtually unknown, if one exists at all. One expert worries that for some families, just a simple photo may be all the documentation that the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services have to reunite them. (I sincerely hope that’s not true.)

The longer the day went on, the more questions I had about how the Trump administration plans to fix the crisis they’ve created at the border. So my last stop of the day was at the Port Isabel Detention Center, about an hour east of McAllen. It’s one of the largest detention facilities in Texas.

The Department of Homeland Security had released some details on its plan to reunify families. The release noted that Port Isabel will be the “primary family reunification and removal center for adults in their custody.”

Let’s be clear: Port Isabel isn’t a reunification center. It’s a detention center. A prison.

There’s no ambiguity on this point. I met with the head of the facility. He said several times that they had no space for children, no way to care for them, and no plans to bring any children to his locked-down complex. When I pressed on what was the plan for reunification of children with their parents, he speculated that HHS (the Department of Health and Human Services) would take the children somewhere, but it certainly wasn’t going to be to his facility. When I asked how long HHS would take, he speculated that it would be weeks, but he said that was up to them. He had his job to do: He would hold these mothers and fathers until he received orders to send them somewhere else. Period.

So let me say it again. This is a prison – not a reunification center.

We toured the center. It is huge – multiple buildings isolated on a sun-baked expanse of land far from any town. We didn’t go to the men’s area, but the women are held in a large bunk-bed facility with a concrete outdoor exercise area. It’s locked, double-locked, and triple locked. Tall fences topped with razor wire are everywhere, each backed up by a second row of fences also topped with razor wire.

An ICE official brought in a group of nine detained mothers who had volunteered to speak to us. I don’t believe that ICE cherry-picked these women for the meeting, because everything they told me was horrifying.

Each mother told us her own story about crossing the border, being taken to a processing center, and the point that they were separated from their child or children. In every case, the government had lied to them about where their children were being taken. In every case, save one, no mother had spoken to her child in the days since the separation. And in every case, no mother knew where her child was.

At the time of separation, most of the mothers were told their children would be back. One woman had been held at “the icebox,” a center that has earned its nickname for being extremely cold. When the agent came to take her child, she was told that it was just too cold for the child in the center, and that they were just going to keep the child warm until she was transferred. That was mid-June. She hasn’t seen her child since.

One mother had been detained with her child. They were sleeping together on the floor of one of the cages, when, at 3:00am, the guards took her away. She last saw her 7-year-old son sleeping on the floor. She cried over and over, “I never got to say goodbye. I never got to say goodbye.” That was early-June, and she hasn’t seen him since.

Even though the CBP officials at the processing center told me that mothers with children that have special needs would be released, one of the mothers I spoke with had been separated from her special needs child. She talked about her child who doesn’t have properly formed legs and feet and walks with great difficulty. One of the mothers spoke of another mother in the facility who is very worried because her separated child is deaf and doesn’t speak at all.

The women I met were traumatized, weeping, and begging for help. They don’t understand what is happening to them – and they’re begging to be reunited with their kids.

Detainees can pay to make phone calls, but all of their possessions are taken from them at the processing center. The only way they can get money for a call is for someone to put money on their accounts. I asked if people or charities could donate money so that they’d be able to make phone calls to their family or lawyers, but they said no – a donor would need the individual ID number for every person detained at the center, and ICE obviously isn’t going to release that information.

Three young lawyers were at Port Isabel at the same time we were. The lawyers told us that their clients – the people they’ve spoken to in the detention center – have strong and credible cases for asylum. But the entire process for being granted asylum depends on one phone call with an immigration official where they make the case for why they should be allowed to stay. One of the first questions a mother will be asked is, “Have you been separated from a child?” For some of the women, just asking that question makes them fall apart and weep.

The lawyers are worried that these women are in such a fragile and fractured state, they’re in no shape to make the kind of detailed, credible case needed for themselves or their children. They had no chance in our system because they’ve lost their children and desperately want them back.

We stayed inside at Port Isabel for more than two hours – much longer than the 45 minutes we had been promised. When I finally went to bed that night, I thought about something the mothers had told me – something that will likely haunt me for a long time.

The mothers say that they can hear babies cry at night.

This isn’t about politics. This isn’t about Democrats or Republicans. This is about human beings. Children held in cages today. Babies scattered all over this country. And mamas who, in the dark of night, hear them cry.

I’m still working through everything I saw, but I wanted you to know the full story. The fight for these children and families isn’t over – not by a long shot.

It’s quite nightmarish.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:38:37
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247875
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Dog does his best.

https://i.imgur.com/1wHv7pA.mp4

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:49:17
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247878
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


Does anyone watch Preacher, it’s such a funny black comedy action series

I have watched Creflo A Dollar.

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Date: 3/07/2018 14:56:05
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247881
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Good day today, made some solid progress…in Wolfenstien. Too miserable outside.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:04:00
From: Cymek
ID: 1247882
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Good day today, made some solid progress…in Wolfenstien. Too miserable outside.

It’s a good game, reasonably difficult as well.
Did you get any games from the recent Steam summer sale
I picked up Bulletstorm for $10 US

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:05:12
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247884
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


sarahs mum said:

Elizabeth Warren
27 June at 04:30 ·

Sunday morning, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what’s really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration.

There’s one thing that’s very clear: The crisis at our border isn’t over.

I went straight from the airport to the McAllen Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center that is the epicenter of Donald Trump’s so-called “zero-tolerance” policy. This is where border patrol brings undocumented migrants for intake before they are either released, deported, turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), or, in the case of unaccompanied or separated children, placed in the custody of Health and Human Services.

From the outside, the CBP processing center looks like any other warehouse on a commercial street lined with warehouses. There’s no clue about the horrors inside.

Before we could get in, CBP insisted we had to watch a government propaganda video. There’s no other way to describe it – it’s like a movie trailer. It was full of dramatic narration about the “illegals” crossing our border, complete with gory pictures about the threats that these immigrants bring to the United States, from gangs to skin rashes. The star of the show is CBP, which, according to the video, has done a great job driving down the numbers.

Then an employee described what we were about to see. “They have separate pods. I’ll call them pods. I don’t really know how they name them.” Clearly they had gotten the memo not to call them what they are: cages. Every question I asked them had a complicated answer that led to two more questions – even the simple question about how long people were held there. “Nobody is here longer than 24 hours.” “Well, maybe 24-48 hours.” “72 hours max.” And “no children are separated out.” “Well, except older children.”

The warehouse is enormous, with a solid concrete floor and a high roof. It is filled with cages. Cages for men. Cages for women. Cages for mamas with babies. Cages for girls. Cages for boys.

The stench – body odor and fear – hits the second the door is opened. The first cages are full of men. The chain link is about 12-15 feet high, and the men are tightly packed. I don’t think they could all lie down at the same time. There’s a toilet at the back of the cage behind a half-wall, but no place to shower or wash up. One man kept shouting, “A shower, please. Just a shower.”

I asked the men held in cage after cage where they were from. Nearly all of them were from El Salvador, Guatemala, or Honduras.

Then I asked them how long they had been there – and the answers were all over the map, from a few days to nearly two weeks (72 hours max?). The CBP agents rushed to correct the detained men, claiming that their answers couldn’t be right. My immigration specialist on the trip who speaks fluent Spanish made sure the men understood that the question was, “How long have you been in the building?” Their answers didn’t change.

Cage after cage. Same questions, same answers.

Next we came into the area where the children were held. These cages were bigger with far more people. In the center of the cage, there’s a freestanding guard tower probably a story or story-and-a-half taller to look down over the children. The girls are held separately in their own large cage. The children told us that they had come to the United States with family and didn’t know where they had been taken. Eleven years old. Twelve. Locked in a cage with strangers. Many hadn’t talked to their mothers or fathers. They didn’t know where they were or what would happen to them next.
The children were quiet. Early afternoon, and they just sat. Some were on thin mats with foil blankets pulled over their heads. They had nothing – no books, no toys, no games. They looked shell shocked.

And then there were the large cages with women and small children. Women breast-feeding their young children.

When we went over to the mamas with babies, I asked them about why they had left their home countries. One young mother had a 4-year-old child. She said she had been threatened by the gangs in El Salvador. She had given a drink of water to a police officer, and the gang decided she must be in with the police. The longer she spoke, the more agitated she got – that she would never do that, that she understood the risk with the gangs, but that the gangs believed she did it. She sold everything she had and fled with her son to the United States.

One thing you won’t see much of in the CBP processing center? Fathers caged with their children. After pressing the CBP agents, they explained that men traveling with children are automatically released from the facility. They just don’t have the cages there to hold them. Women with small children, on the other hand, could be detained indefinitely. I pressed them on this again and again. The only answer: they claimed to be protecting “the safety of the mother and children.”

CBP said that fathers with children, pregnant women, mothers of children with special needs, and other “lucky ones” who are released from the processing center are sent over to Catholic Charities’ Humanitarian Respite Center for help. That was my next stop in McAllen. Sister Norma, her staff, and volunteers are truly doing God’s work. Catholic Charities provides food, a shower, clean clothes, and medicine to those who need it. The center tries to explain the complicated process to the people, and the volunteers help them get on a bus to a family member in the United States.

Sister Norma introduced me to a father and his teenage son from Honduras. The father said that a gang had been after his son, determined that the boy would join the gang. The only way for the boy to escape was to run. The man left his wife and four daughters in Honduras to bring his son to the United States. His only plan is to find work here to send money home to his family. His cousin lives in New Jersey, so CBP sent their paperwork to the local ICE center in New Jersey, and they would soon begin the long bus ride there.

Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley provides a lifesaving service to people of all faiths and backgrounds, but with a humanitarian crisis in their backyard, they’re clearly stretched as thin as it gets. With more money and volunteers, they would gladly help more people.

I asked Sister Norma about the women and babies who were in indefinite detention. She said her group would open their arms and take care of them, get them cleaned up and fed and on a bus to a family member – if only ICE would release them.

“This is a moral issue. We are all part of this human family,” they say.

Next, I met with some of the legal experts on the frontlines of this crisis – lawyers from the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Border Rights Center of the Texas ACLU, and the federal public defenders.

I gave them a rundown of everything I’d seen so far in McAllen, particularly when it comes to reuniting parents and children, and they raised some of my worst fears:

The Trump administration may be “reunifying” families, but their definition of a family is only a parent and a child. If, for example, a 9-year-old crosses with an 18-year-old sister – or an aunt or uncle, or a grandparent, or anyone who isn’t the child’s documented legal guardian – they are not counted as a family and they will be separated.

Mothers and children may be considered “together” if they’re held in the same gigantic facility, even if they’re locked in separate cages with no access to one another. (In the world of CBP and ICE, that’s how the 10-year-old girls locked in a giant cage are “not separated” from their mothers who are in cages elsewhere in the facility.)

In the process of “reunifying” families, the government may possibly count a family as reunited by sending the child to a distant relative they’ve never met – not their parents. Some relatives may be unwilling to claim these children because it would be inviting ICE to investigate their own families.

Parents are so desperate to be reunited with their children that they may be trading in their legal right to asylum.

The system for tracking separated families is virtually unknown, if one exists at all. One expert worries that for some families, just a simple photo may be all the documentation that the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services have to reunite them. (I sincerely hope that’s not true.)

The longer the day went on, the more questions I had about how the Trump administration plans to fix the crisis they’ve created at the border. So my last stop of the day was at the Port Isabel Detention Center, about an hour east of McAllen. It’s one of the largest detention facilities in Texas.

The Department of Homeland Security had released some details on its plan to reunify families. The release noted that Port Isabel will be the “primary family reunification and removal center for adults in their custody.”

Let’s be clear: Port Isabel isn’t a reunification center. It’s a detention center. A prison.

There’s no ambiguity on this point. I met with the head of the facility. He said several times that they had no space for children, no way to care for them, and no plans to bring any children to his locked-down complex. When I pressed on what was the plan for reunification of children with their parents, he speculated that HHS (the Department of Health and Human Services) would take the children somewhere, but it certainly wasn’t going to be to his facility. When I asked how long HHS would take, he speculated that it would be weeks, but he said that was up to them. He had his job to do: He would hold these mothers and fathers until he received orders to send them somewhere else. Period.

So let me say it again. This is a prison – not a reunification center.

We toured the center. It is huge – multiple buildings isolated on a sun-baked expanse of land far from any town. We didn’t go to the men’s area, but the women are held in a large bunk-bed facility with a concrete outdoor exercise area. It’s locked, double-locked, and triple locked. Tall fences topped with razor wire are everywhere, each backed up by a second row of fences also topped with razor wire.

An ICE official brought in a group of nine detained mothers who had volunteered to speak to us. I don’t believe that ICE cherry-picked these women for the meeting, because everything they told me was horrifying.

Each mother told us her own story about crossing the border, being taken to a processing center, and the point that they were separated from their child or children. In every case, the government had lied to them about where their children were being taken. In every case, save one, no mother had spoken to her child in the days since the separation. And in every case, no mother knew where her child was.

At the time of separation, most of the mothers were told their children would be back. One woman had been held at “the icebox,” a center that has earned its nickname for being extremely cold. When the agent came to take her child, she was told that it was just too cold for the child in the center, and that they were just going to keep the child warm until she was transferred. That was mid-June. She hasn’t seen her child since.

One mother had been detained with her child. They were sleeping together on the floor of one of the cages, when, at 3:00am, the guards took her away. She last saw her 7-year-old son sleeping on the floor. She cried over and over, “I never got to say goodbye. I never got to say goodbye.” That was early-June, and she hasn’t seen him since.

Even though the CBP officials at the processing center told me that mothers with children that have special needs would be released, one of the mothers I spoke with had been separated from her special needs child. She talked about her child who doesn’t have properly formed legs and feet and walks with great difficulty. One of the mothers spoke of another mother in the facility who is very worried because her separated child is deaf and doesn’t speak at all.

The women I met were traumatized, weeping, and begging for help. They don’t understand what is happening to them – and they’re begging to be reunited with their kids.

Detainees can pay to make phone calls, but all of their possessions are taken from them at the processing center. The only way they can get money for a call is for someone to put money on their accounts. I asked if people or charities could donate money so that they’d be able to make phone calls to their family or lawyers, but they said no – a donor would need the individual ID number for every person detained at the center, and ICE obviously isn’t going to release that information.

Three young lawyers were at Port Isabel at the same time we were. The lawyers told us that their clients – the people they’ve spoken to in the detention center – have strong and credible cases for asylum. But the entire process for being granted asylum depends on one phone call with an immigration official where they make the case for why they should be allowed to stay. One of the first questions a mother will be asked is, “Have you been separated from a child?” For some of the women, just asking that question makes them fall apart and weep.

The lawyers are worried that these women are in such a fragile and fractured state, they’re in no shape to make the kind of detailed, credible case needed for themselves or their children. They had no chance in our system because they’ve lost their children and desperately want them back.

We stayed inside at Port Isabel for more than two hours – much longer than the 45 minutes we had been promised. When I finally went to bed that night, I thought about something the mothers had told me – something that will likely haunt me for a long time.

The mothers say that they can hear babies cry at night.

This isn’t about politics. This isn’t about Democrats or Republicans. This is about human beings. Children held in cages today. Babies scattered all over this country. And mamas who, in the dark of night, hear them cry.

I’m still working through everything I saw, but I wanted you to know the full story. The fight for these children and families isn’t over – not by a long shot.

It’s quite nightmarish.

‘You are worse than I am’: Trump told Turnbull he admired offshore detention Ben Jacobs in Washington
@Bencjacobs

Fri 4 Aug 2017 04.36 AEST


Perhaps it is a competition or sport. Like golf. Trump is the worst now. Your play Malcolm.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:06:06
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247885
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


AwesomeO said:

Good day today, made some solid progress…in Wolfenstien. Too miserable outside.

It’s a good game, reasonably difficult as well.
Did you get any games from the recent Steam summer sale
I picked up Bulletstorm for $10 US

No, not sure why I missed it, I would have got the extra fallout 3 and 4 extensions.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:10:25
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247886
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I do like the game but I am not a fan of the overly scripted ones that restrict you to a linear path, I much prefer the open world ones. Looking at getting the new Farscape one. Having said that, walking down a detailed American street with KKK in regalia talking to armoured Nazis is a bit funky.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:13:05
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247887
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:15:57
From: Cymek
ID: 1247888
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


I do like the game but I am not a fan of the overly scripted ones that restrict you to a linear path, I much prefer the open world ones. Looking at getting the new Farscape one. Having said that, walking down a detailed American street with KKK in regalia talking to armoured Nazis is a bit funky.

Yes the upgraded Nazi’s are really good. I think I am up to that part, haven’t played it in a while, I remember it’s a mission soon after Blazkowicz gets his new body
Destiny 2 is an open world game, has some really cool weapons and armour, been playing that a lot lately

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:17:15
From: Cymek
ID: 1247889
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

What if various celebrities sang a song to help, “Sending our love down that well cave”

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:18:05
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247890
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Minesweeper’s pretty good.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:23:27
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247891
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

Lets hope they took the ball with them.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:26:55
From: Cymek
ID: 1247892
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


I do like the game but I am not a fan of the overly scripted ones that restrict you to a linear path, I much prefer the open world ones. Looking at getting the new Farscape one. Having said that, walking down a detailed American street with KKK in regalia talking to armoured Nazis is a bit funky.

What is the Farscape one, couldn’t see anything when I looked

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:30:37
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247893
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


AwesomeO said:

I do like the game but I am not a fan of the overly scripted ones that restrict you to a linear path, I much prefer the open world ones. Looking at getting the new Farscape one. Having said that, walking down a detailed American street with KKK in regalia talking to armoured Nazis is a bit funky.

What is the Farscape one, couldn’t see anything when I looked

Ooops, my bad Farcry 5.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:32:28
From: Cymek
ID: 1247894
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Cymek said:

AwesomeO said:

I do like the game but I am not a fan of the overly scripted ones that restrict you to a linear path, I much prefer the open world ones. Looking at getting the new Farscape one. Having said that, walking down a detailed American street with KKK in regalia talking to armoured Nazis is a bit funky.

What is the Farscape one, couldn’t see anything when I looked

Ooops, my bad Farcry 5.

Haven’t played those games, they look good, have so many games partially played or not at all at the moment

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:36:14
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247895
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


AwesomeO said:

Cymek said:

What is the Farscape one, couldn’t see anything when I looked

Ooops, my bad Farcry 5.

Haven’t played those games, they look good, have so many games partially played or not at all at the moment

I tend to get one and play it till the end which in some of the big games takes ages, however some like assassins creed I decide I don’t like the third person perspective and trade it back after a week or so. Didn’t like Witcher 3 either despite it getting rave reviews.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:39:07
From: party_pants
ID: 1247896
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

cable, winch, rescue pod – one at a time.

easy-pesy.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:46:51
From: Cymek
ID: 1247897
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Cymek said:

AwesomeO said:

Ooops, my bad Farcry 5.

Haven’t played those games, they look good, have so many games partially played or not at all at the moment

I tend to get one and play it till the end which in some of the big games takes ages, however some like assassins creed I decide I don’t like the third person perspective and trade it back after a week or so. Didn’t like Witcher 3 either despite it getting rave reviews.

Yes I prefer first person shooters as well, I’ve got Witcher 3 but haven’t played it

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:51:27
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247898
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:53:00
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247899
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

I can’t see how. Wouldn’t they want to see the bit of paper?

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:53:07
From: esselte
ID: 1247900
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


I tend to get one and play it till the end which in some of the big games takes ages, however some like assassins creed I decide I don’t like the third person perspective and trade it back after a week or so. Didn’t like Witcher 3 either despite it getting rave reviews.

The greatest strength of Witcher 3 is it’s characters and story-telling. It can be rough playing for the first few hours as you don’t really know the characters and the story is only just getting started. If you can get past that though, the game is amazing.

The NPC’s you meet, some of them you will love, some of them you will hate. Then you meet a character, one minute you love him the next you hate him, then you love him again and it all feels entirely organic. Then ten hours later doing some random side quest you suddenly realize you are in the middle of the Hansel and Gretel fairy-tale, you think about that a bit and then you make all these connections to other side quests you have done and then you realize that this is all actually connected to that love him and hate him guy that you met ten hours ago and it changes the way you feel about him again.

Witcher 3 pays off in big ways if you immerse yourself in the lore and pay attention to the things that are going on.

Did you play the whole thing and not like it or did you give up early on? If you played the whole thing and didn’t like it, fair enough; but if you didn’t get past the first couple of hours I’d highly recommend giving it another go.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:55:04
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247901
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

I can’t see how. Wouldn’t they want to see the bit of paper?

Yes, I’d imagine they’d want to see the signature but you never know these days.
It’s just that I’m bone lazy and don’t want to go to the bank if I don’t have to.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:55:15
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247902
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

cable, winch, rescue pod – one at a time.

easy-pesy.

Not straightforward as there are apparently 3 inverted humps, one very narrow and one very long. Must have been pure desperation for them to get that far into the cave.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:55:59
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247903
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

esselte said:


AwesomeO said:

I tend to get one and play it till the end which in some of the big games takes ages, however some like assassins creed I decide I don’t like the third person perspective and trade it back after a week or so. Didn’t like Witcher 3 either despite it getting rave reviews.

The greatest strength of Witcher 3 is it’s characters and story-telling. It can be rough playing for the first few hours as you don’t really know the characters and the story is only just getting started. If you can get past that though, the game is amazing.

The NPC’s you meet, some of them you will love, some of them you will hate. Then you meet a character, one minute you love him the next you hate him, then you love him again and it all feels entirely organic. Then ten hours later doing some random side quest you suddenly realize you are in the middle of the Hansel and Gretel fairy-tale, you think about that a bit and then you make all these connections to other side quests you have done and then you realize that this is all actually connected to that love him and hate him guy that you met ten hours ago and it changes the way you feel about him again.

Witcher 3 pays off in big ways if you immerse yourself in the lore and pay attention to the things that are going on.

Did you play the whole thing and not like it or did you give up early on? If you played the whole thing and didn’t like it, fair enough; but if you didn’t get past the first couple of hours I’d highly recommend giving it another go.

Gave up pretty early. Spoiled by Skyrim. Graphically it didn’t do it for me, and again, I prefer a first person perspective. Hex have it great reviews wnich is why I got it.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:56:09
From: party_pants
ID: 1247904
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

No

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:56:53
From: party_pants
ID: 1247905
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

Depending on global warming, the water table luxations and rainfall it could be 10 to 20 years before the soccer team gets out.

cable, winch, rescue pod – one at a time.

easy-pesy.

Not straightforward as there are apparently 3 inverted humps, one very narrow and one very long. Must have been pure desperation for them to get that far into the cave.

They can blast the obstacles aside.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:57:28
From: transition
ID: 1247906
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

another load carbonaceous combustible material derives of the mallee tree, for the phlogiston apparatus, for the purposes of assisting homeostasis, to end the wanky sentence.

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Date: 3/07/2018 15:57:32
From: Cymek
ID: 1247907
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

No

Surely you can send it down the wires

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:00:08
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247908
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


PermeateFree said:

party_pants said:

cable, winch, rescue pod – one at a time.

easy-pesy.

Not straightforward as there are apparently 3 inverted humps, one very narrow and one very long. Must have been pure desperation for them to get that far into the cave.

They can blast the obstacles aside.

Probably block the tunnel off altogether. The inverted humps of rock are huge.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:00:11
From: party_pants
ID: 1247909
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

No

Surely you can send it down the wires

the physical cheque needs to find it’s way back to the issuing bank for approval and verification.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:05:01
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247910
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:08:51
From: party_pants
ID: 1247912
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


party_pants said:

PermeateFree said:

Not straightforward as there are apparently 3 inverted humps, one very narrow and one very long. Must have been pure desperation for them to get that far into the cave.

They can blast the obstacles aside.

Probably block the tunnel off altogether. The inverted humps of rock are huge.

they’ll probably end up giving them some basic diving practice, and then have a pair of rescue divers lead each out one at a time, one in front, one behind, with the kid tethered to and breathing off one of the resue divers tanks.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:09:25
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247913
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

Harder than teak?

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:10:08
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247914
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

Harder than teak?

Apparently.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:11:17
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247915
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

Not Queensland then?

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:13:09
From: party_pants
ID: 1247916
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:19:02
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1247917
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Can you deposit a cheque into your bank account via internet banking?
Over.

rofl

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:23:06
From: buffy
ID: 1247918
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:27:19
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1247921
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

I am thinking from that picture cut bits and pieces as you like till you have it resting on some prongs, cut a prong so it is unstable in one direction, then when you cut the truck it will fall away leaving a prong still attached, if you know what I mean.

You don’t want a situation where a heavy trunk is supported on two throngs and by cutting one the trunk comes down as you cut.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:30:12
From: buffy
ID: 1247922
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

It is beautiful wood. Mr buffy cut one round from the heavy end today, but it had to be cut in half for us to move it. Don’t know what wood it is.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:30:46
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247923
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

There is a harder timber found on trees north of Birdsville, but the name will not come to me. Looks like a conifer with long spiky foliage, but incredibly hard wood having grown very slowly in the dry arid inland. It is not a commercial species with only limited distribution.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:33:26
From: buffy
ID: 1247924
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I have a lot of Chat to catch up on. We signed for the changes to our self managed super fund this morning. Mr buffy had already told V what we wanted to do, we are conservative, and she set it all up and went through it all with us. There was nothing we didn’t like, so we signed and she will shuffle things now. Changes came about because I rolled over my AMP to the self managed fund and therefore investments had to happen.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:39:34
From: party_pants
ID: 1247925
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

can you pull or push it over with chains/straps and a tractor?

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:40:59
From: esselte
ID: 1247926
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

Sandalwood?

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:44:03
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247927
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

PermeateFree said:


Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

There is a harder timber found on trees north of Birdsville, but the name will not come to me. Looks like a conifer with long spiky foliage, but incredibly hard wood having grown very slowly in the dry arid inland. It is not a commercial species with only limited distribution.

Found it!

Acacia peuce, commonly known as Birdsville wattle, waddy, waddi, or waddy-wood, is a tree species that is endemic to central Australia. The Arunda peoples know the tree as Aratara, the Pitta Pitta know it as Kurriyapiri and Red Ochre Father while the lower Arrernte know it as Arripar.

The glabrous tree grows up to 15 to 18 metres (49 to 59 ft) high, with short horizontal branches and pendulous branchlets covered in needle-like phyllodes adapted for the arid dry climate. It has a distinctive habit more similar to a sheoak or a conifer.

The wood is extremely hard and dense with dark red coloured heartwood. The trunk and branches are covered with a fibrous grey-brown bark.

The dull green phyllodes are sometimes continuous with the branchlet but are more often articulate,. They are quadrangular with a length of approximately 8 to 12 centimetres (3.1 to 4.7 in) sometimes as long as 40 cm (16 in) with a width of about 1 millimetre (0.04 in).

It is a very slow growing species and can live up to 200 years. Sapling and juvenile trees have a conifer like habit and can take 3 years to reach a height of 1 metre (3 ft). Some individuals are estimated to live over 500 years.

Inflorescences are simple and axillary supported on peduncles 12 to 15 millimetres (0.47 to 0.59 in) long. The inflorescence heads are globular and sparse with 5-merous flowers. The flowers are a pale-yellow colour and appear in autumn and spring usually following heavy rain events.

Following flowering the species will form long, flat, pods with a papery texture containing large, flat seeds.[

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acacia_peuce

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:47:00
From: buffy
ID: 1247928
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


buffy said:

party_pants said:

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

can you pull or push it over with chains/straps and a tractor?

It’s easier to cut up in the air. Mr buffy isn’t so good at kneeling these days. But the answer is yes, we have all that gear and that would be possible.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:48:41
From: Michael V
ID: 1247930
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

You know the tree with the hardest wood in the world is the bull oak.
Found only in Australia and Victoria.

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

Yes. Small end first.

Often the bit with the roots will stay where it is as you cut down to it. If it doesn’t, cut a piece of the trunk and put it under to “catch and support”.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:54:43
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1247931
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


buffy said:

party_pants said:

not sure what is is called but the local wood around Kalgoorlie is very hard. My neighbour had brought back a trailer of it. He bet me I couldn’t cleave it with a single blow. I swung at one block with the axe and the bloody thing just bounced off it leaving only a shallow dent.

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

Yes. Small end first.

Often the bit with the roots will stay where it is as you cut down to it. If it doesn’t, cut a piece of the trunk and put it under to “catch and support”.

He said what I would have said but was word efficient.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:55:57
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247933
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


party_pants said:

buffy said:

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

can you pull or push it over with chains/straps and a tractor?

It’s easier to cut up in the air. Mr buffy isn’t so good at kneeling these days. But the answer is yes, we have all that gear and that would be possible.

You usually find with trees that have fallen that way, is the branches have pushed into the ground and will support the trunk. Just start at the top and work your way back to the base and should it fall, you can easily step aside. I like dead trees like that, very easy on the back.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:57:07
From: buffy
ID: 1247934
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Thanks mv. It’s not still attached to roots. It’s just the bit from first branches upwards. The fence post splitters took out base to branches years ago.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:57:08
From: Michael V
ID: 1247935
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


It is beautiful wood. Mr buffy cut one round from the heavy end today, but it had to be cut in half for us to move it. Don’t know what wood it is.


The smaller pieces in the trailer look like a stringybark.

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Date: 3/07/2018 16:58:29
From: buffy
ID: 1247936
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Yes, there is some stringybark there mv, but the Big Dead Tree debarked years ago. Today we got the Big Dead Tree, a bit of stringy, and a bit of blackwood (A. melanoxylon)

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:02:44
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247939
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Fish and chips tonight, might go the mackerel.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:04:24
From: Michael V
ID: 1247941
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


Michael V said:

buffy said:

We have one like that, I think it might be messmate. We call it the concrete tree or the bugger me tree.

And on that fortuitous note, I need some advice. We have been out collecting firewood. This tree is nicely seasoned, been sitting up on those branches drying for a minimum of 20 years. We took some today. But advice needed about how to tackle taking it down gradually. I reckon you cut branches off and then rounds from the lighter lefthand end until you just have the largest bit of trunk left on two prongs. Not sure how to safely deal with that bit. Suggestions please.

I’m thinking cutting from the other end will just topple it onto the ground, so the heaviest bit should be tackled last.

Yes. Small end first.

Often the bit with the roots will stay where it is as you cut down to it. If it doesn’t, cut a piece of the trunk and put it under to “catch and support”.

He said what I would have said but was word efficient.

:)

Thanks.

:)

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:08:30
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247944
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Fish and chips tonight, might go the mackerel.

Just a cheese roll here, I had a pasta feast this morning.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:09:11
From: Michael V
ID: 1247945
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Thanks mv. It’s not still attached to roots. It’s just the bit from first branches upwards. The fence post splitters took out base to branches years ago.

Ah, righty-oh. You may need two bits of trunk to “catch and support”. Always a good idea to have a round under the trunk anyway, on the heavy side of your cut. If the trunk falls, it won’t fall to ground.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:11:06
From: Michael V
ID: 1247947
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Yes, there is some stringybark there mv, but the Big Dead Tree debarked years ago. Today we got the Big Dead Tree, a bit of stringy, and a bit of blackwood (A. melanoxylon)

What do the locals like as fence posts? That’ll be the likely timber.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:14:26
From: buffy
ID: 1247948
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


buffy said:

Yes, there is some stringybark there mv, but the Big Dead Tree debarked years ago. Today we got the Big Dead Tree, a bit of stringy, and a bit of blackwood (A. melanoxylon)

What do the locals like as fence posts? That’ll be the likely timber.

Yes, Mr buffy just told me it’s brown stringy that they used to use. Possibly still do. On our block you don’t cut down trees, we have covenanted. But we can take the downed stuff and it will be more than sufficient for our lifetime. Oh, hang on, we do cut down dead sapling blackwoods that got killed in the bushfire some years ago. They are never going to be habitat trees. We do have some quite impressive habitat trees though. I don’t know who lives in the hollows. I just know there are hollows. We are in the range for the endangered red tailed black cockatoo. I hope they are there. They like brown stringybark, apparently.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:15:13
From: Michael V
ID: 1247950
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Fish and chips tonight, might go the mackerel.

Spaniards?

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:18:03
From: party_pants
ID: 1247951
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Fish and chips tonight, might go the mackerel.

Spaniards?

Holy.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:18:19
From: Michael V
ID: 1247952
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


Michael V said:

buffy said:

Yes, there is some stringybark there mv, but the Big Dead Tree debarked years ago. Today we got the Big Dead Tree, a bit of stringy, and a bit of blackwood (A. melanoxylon)

What do the locals like as fence posts? That’ll be the likely timber.

Yes, Mr buffy just told me it’s brown stringy that they used to use. Possibly still do. On our block you don’t cut down trees, we have covenanted. But we can take the downed stuff and it will be more than sufficient for our lifetime. Oh, hang on, we do cut down dead sapling blackwoods that got killed in the bushfire some years ago. They are never going to be habitat trees. We do have some quite impressive habitat trees though. I don’t know who lives in the hollows. I just know there are hollows. We are in the range for the endangered red tailed black cockatoo. I hope they are there. They like brown stringybark, apparently.

:)

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:18:55
From: Michael V
ID: 1247953
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Michael V said:

Peak Warming Man said:

Fish and chips tonight, might go the mackerel.

Spaniards?

Holy.

:)

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:19:23
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247954
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

You missed a magnificent match this morning, party – Belgium vs Japan. It’s being described as a World Cup Classic and rightly so.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:20:55
From: party_pants
ID: 1247955
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


You missed a magnificent match this morning, party – Belgium vs Japan. It’s being described as a World Cup Classic and rightly so.

I was fast asleep at 3am, like any sane normal person.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:21:53
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1247956
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

You missed a magnificent match this morning, party – Belgium vs Japan. It’s being described as a World Cup Classic and rightly so.

I was fast asleep at 3am, like any sane normal person.

I’ll be missing Sweden vs Switzerland tonight as I’ll still be in bed but I’ll be up in time for England vs Colombia.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:21:56
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1247957
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Bubblecar said:

You missed a magnificent match this morning, party – Belgium vs Japan. It’s being described as a World Cup Classic and rightly so.

I was fast asleep at 3am, like any sane normal person.

I find your lack of eccentricity troubling.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:31:25
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247958
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:33:30
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1247959
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:43:07
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247960
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

hello

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:49:04
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247961
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

monkey skipper said:


hello

‘lo.

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:56:18
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247964
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


monkey skipper said:

hello

‘lo.

hey rb!

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Date: 3/07/2018 17:58:22
From: buffy
ID: 1247965
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Chicken and veg stew tonight.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:11:52
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247966
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:13:35
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247967
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

?

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:14:39
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247968
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

monkey skipper said:


roughbarked said:

They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

?

She went in with pneumonia.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:15:03
From: Michael V
ID: 1247969
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

1. Bugger.
2. Good.

Have they figured out what was wrong yet?

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:15:26
From: party_pants
ID: 1247970
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

Improvement is always good news. Best wishes for continued recovery.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:15:34
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247971
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


monkey skipper said:

roughbarked said:

They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

?

She went in with pneumonia.

oh dear.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:19:58
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247972
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

And we still don’t know when DV will get internet privileges.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:23:45
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247973
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


roughbarked said:

They still haven’t let Mrs rb out of hospital though she is much better.

1. Bugger.
2. Good.

Have they figured out what was wrong yet?

Not that they have told me.

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:24:57
From: roughbarked
ID: 1247975
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


And we still don’t know when DV will get internet privileges.

Did he go over the handlebars of his modem?

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Date: 3/07/2018 18:40:29
From: monkey skipper
ID: 1247980
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


And we still don’t know when DV will get internet privileges.

what ? why?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:24:23
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1247993
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:31:36
From: Arts
ID: 1247995
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

good evening… day two of school holidays survived… I was at the zoo prepping some BE for the Orang utans and other primates. I also got a special sneak preview of some babies that I can’t mention yet because the media release hasn’t happened.. but they are super cute.. walked to pick the kids up… the weather was much better than yesterday… and now a nice glass of Italian wine…

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:35:33
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1247996
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


good evening… day two of school holidays survived… I was at the zoo prepping some BE for the Orang utans and other primates. I also got a special sneak preview of some babies that I can’t mention yet because the media release hasn’t happened.. but they are super cute.. walked to pick the kids up… the weather was much better than yesterday… and now a nice glass of Italian wine…

What colour is it?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:36:36
From: Arts
ID: 1247997
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Arts said:

good evening… day two of school holidays survived… I was at the zoo prepping some BE for the Orang utans and other primates. I also got a special sneak preview of some babies that I can’t mention yet because the media release hasn’t happened.. but they are super cute.. walked to pick the kids up… the weather was much better than yesterday… and now a nice glass of Italian wine…

What colour is it?

the orang utans, the babies, the weather or the wine? (orange, black, lovely and white)

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:36:41
From: buffy
ID: 1247998
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Got an interesting comment from the financial adviser this morning. She says there is a move back to faxes and snail mail over emails in the industry because there is so much hacking of emails (apparently a lot of clients use gmail accounts) and thus really easy for the Bad Guys to get loads of personal information.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:37:36
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1247999
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:40:48
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248001
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Got an interesting comment from the financial adviser this morning. She says there is a move back to faxes and snail mail over emails in the industry because there is so much hacking of emails (apparently a lot of clients use gmail accounts) and thus really easy for the Bad Guys to get loads of personal information.

Did she have any comment on the benefits or otherwise of small business tax cuts?

It seems to me that they are very close to valueless, but since absolutely no-one else is saying this, maybe I’m missing something.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:42:39
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248004
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

>>Now a team has hit upon two mechanisms, “sequential selection” and “selection by survival alone,” as a possible solution to this “Gaia puzzle.”

I haven’t heard the term sequential selection used before.

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural sectional ?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:43:46
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248005
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

>>Now a team has hit upon two mechanisms, “sequential selection” and “selection by survival alone,” as a possible solution to this “Gaia puzzle.”

I haven’t heard the term sequential selection used before.

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural sectional ?

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural selection ?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:44:39
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248007
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

Gaia is woo.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:45:46
From: buffy
ID: 1248008
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


buffy said:

Got an interesting comment from the financial adviser this morning. She says there is a move back to faxes and snail mail over emails in the industry because there is so much hacking of emails (apparently a lot of clients use gmail accounts) and thus really easy for the Bad Guys to get loads of personal information.

Did she have any comment on the benefits or otherwise of small business tax cuts?

It seems to me that they are very close to valueless, but since absolutely no-one else is saying this, maybe I’m missing something.

Didn’t discuss that. My business is so micro we’ve only ever paid the lowest rates. And I think this year we may not have made a profit. Three days a week is right on the edge for what I do. (That’s for the retail bit, the selling of glasses. I have made money consulting. My business is broken into separate parts)

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:45:55
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248010
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Arts said:

good evening… day two of school holidays survived… I was at the zoo prepping some BE for the Orang utans and other primates. I also got a special sneak preview of some babies that I can’t mention yet because the media release hasn’t happened.. but they are super cute.. walked to pick the kids up… the weather was much better than yesterday… and now a nice glass of Italian wine…

What colour is it?

the orang utans, the babies, the weather or the wine? (orange, black, lovely and white)

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:46:11
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248011
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

The Rev Dodgson said:

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

>>Now a team has hit upon two mechanisms, “sequential selection” and “selection by survival alone,” as a possible solution to this “Gaia puzzle.”

I haven’t heard the term sequential selection used before.

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural sectional ?

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural selection ?

anthropic principle the cosmological principle that theories of the universe are constrained by the necessity to allow human existence.

Wouldn’t that come later once life gets going ?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:48:28
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248012
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

Gaia is woo.

then why is it being taken seriously here ?

Selection for Gaia across Multiple Scales
https://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-evolution/fulltext/S0169-5347(18)30118-6

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:50:59
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248014
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar might get rained on soon

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:52:47
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248015
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:54:58
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248016
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

>>Now a team has hit upon two mechanisms, “sequential selection” and “selection by survival alone,” as a possible solution to this “Gaia puzzle.”

I haven’t heard the term sequential selection used before.

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural sectional ?

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural selection ?

anthropic principle the cosmological principle that theories of the universe are constrained by the necessity to allow human existence.

Wouldn’t that come later once life gets going ?

Universes aren’t constrained by necessity to allow human existence, but any universe in which humans exist must have conditions (on at least one planet) that would allow humans to exist.

The discussion is about how life survives, once it has got going, so no.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:55:00
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248017
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Private health?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:55:55
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248018
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:56:16
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248019
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Have scientists solved the “Gaia puzzle”?

Is this really anything new?

It seems to me more like a starting point of basic assumptions.

Also it seems to ignore the anthropic principle.

Gaia is woo.

Depends which variant you are talking about.

The variant in the link just seems to be basic evolution, so not woo at all.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:56:38
From: Arts
ID: 1248020
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Arts said:

Peak Warming Man said:

What colour is it?

the orang utans, the babies, the weather or the wine? (orange, black, lovely and white)

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:57:35
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1248021
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


buffy said:

Got an interesting comment from the financial adviser this morning. She says there is a move back to faxes and snail mail over emails in the industry because there is so much hacking of emails (apparently a lot of clients use gmail accounts) and thus really easy for the Bad Guys to get loads of personal information.

Did she have any comment on the benefits or otherwise of small business tax cuts?

It seems to me that they are very close to valueless, but since absolutely no-one else is saying this, maybe I’m missing something.

I responded a few days back but you must have missed it. The short answer is that not all business tax cuts turn into income tax rises for the business owners. Instead it might encourage expansion, pay increases for employees, additional staff etc.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:57:39
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248022
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Charlie sounds like his surname might be Uniform Nancy Tango.

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Date: 3/07/2018 19:59:57
From: Arts
ID: 1248023
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

that does sound pretty shit..

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:00:31
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1248024
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Peak Warming Man said:

Arts said:

the orang utans, the babies, the weather or the wine? (orange, black, lovely and white)

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:00:50
From: Arts
ID: 1248025
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


Arts said:

Peak Warming Man said:

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

almost exclusively

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:02:27
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248026
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I read a thing about Teo in one of the weekend magazines, seems to me has carved out a formidable niche. He takes on operations that others won’t, so he has no real downside, if the patient dies it’s a shrug as it was considered inoperable anyway, and if it is a success it’s kudos cos everyone else thought it inoperable. It’s win win.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:02:32
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248027
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

:(

&

:(

:(

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:02:58
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248028
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


Arts said:

Peak Warming Man said:

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

LOL

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:04:18
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248029
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

buffy said:

Got an interesting comment from the financial adviser this morning. She says there is a move back to faxes and snail mail over emails in the industry because there is so much hacking of emails (apparently a lot of clients use gmail accounts) and thus really easy for the Bad Guys to get loads of personal information.

Did she have any comment on the benefits or otherwise of small business tax cuts?

It seems to me that they are very close to valueless, but since absolutely no-one else is saying this, maybe I’m missing something.

I responded a few days back but you must have missed it. The short answer is that not all business tax cuts turn into income tax rises for the business owners. Instead it might encourage expansion, pay increases for employees, additional staff etc.

No, I didn’t see that.

How would it do those things.

If you pay more wages or invest in the business, then that money is tax deductible (either immediately or as depreciation), so if you reduce the tax you reduce the incentive for those things, if anything.

If you choose to declare the money as profit then it is taxed, but all of that tax is claimed back by the recipient if it is paid as a dividend, so changes in company tax are of exactly zero benefit.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:05:56
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248030
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Would selection by survival alone be classified as natural selection ?

anthropic principle the cosmological principle that theories of the universe are constrained by the necessity to allow human existence.

Wouldn’t that come later once life gets going ?

Universes aren’t constrained by necessity to allow human existence, but any universe in which humans exist must have conditions (on at least one planet) that would allow humans to exist.

The discussion is about how life survives, once it has got going, so no.

ok.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:06:38
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248031
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:

She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Maintenance costs on haloes are hefty, you know.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:08:02
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1248032
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Witty Rejoinder said:

The Rev Dodgson said:

Did she have any comment on the benefits or otherwise of small business tax cuts?

It seems to me that they are very close to valueless, but since absolutely no-one else is saying this, maybe I’m missing something.

I responded a few days back but you must have missed it. The short answer is that not all business tax cuts turn into income tax rises for the business owners. Instead it might encourage expansion, pay increases for employees, additional staff etc.

No, I didn’t see that.

How would it do those things.

If you pay more wages or invest in the business, then that money is tax deductible (either immediately or as depreciation), so if you reduce the tax you reduce the incentive for those things, if anything.

If you choose to declare the money as profit then it is taxed, but all of that tax is claimed back by the recipient if it is paid as a dividend, so changes in company tax are of exactly zero benefit.

I’ll have another think about it.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:09:13
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248033
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Witty Rejoinder said:

Arts said:

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

almost exclusively

Drinking that wine in a room fitted with vanta black with no light on would help get the real experience of the wine itself

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:11:38
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248034
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Arts said:

Witty Rejoinder said:

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

almost exclusively

Drinking that wine in a room fitted with vanta black with no light on would help get the real experience of the wine itself

If you could ever find the glass.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:14:53
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248035
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Quail, big bronzed Aussie quail.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2018-07-03/quail-processing-facility-opens/9932284

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:17:39
From: Speedy
ID: 1248036
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Any tennis fans here who can help with this?

Little Speedy has entered a tournament and the rules state:

Score formats that will be used are : The best of two Tie Break sets and a 10 point match Tie Break in lieu of a third set if at one set all.

What does this mean?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:19:49
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248037
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Arts said:

almost exclusively

Drinking that wine in a room fitted with vanta black with no light on would help get the real experience of the wine itself

If you could ever find the glass.

It could be an interesting experience drinking a whole bottle in an isolation room with vanta black and total silence

To get to the experience of the wine itself.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:20:09
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248038
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Any word on Tamb?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:20:48
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248039
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Any tennis fans here who can help with this?

Little Speedy has entered a tournament and the rules state:

Score formats that will be used are : The best of two Tie Break sets and a 10 point match Tie Break in lieu of a third set if at one set all.

What does this mean?

If it is 6 games all in a set it will then go to a 7 point tie breaker.
If it ends up one set all the game match will then be decided by a 10 point tie breaker.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:21:19
From: Arts
ID: 1248040
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Any tennis fans here who can help with this?

Little Speedy has entered a tournament and the rules state:

Score formats that will be used are : The best of two Tie Break sets and a 10 point match Tie Break in lieu of a third set if at one set all.

What does this mean?

when the score is two sets all, the tie break will be a ten point match that needs to have a two point advantage for the win

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:21:57
From: Arts
ID: 1248041
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Arts said:

almost exclusively

Drinking that wine in a room fitted with vanta black with no light on would help get the real experience of the wine itself

If you could ever find the glass.

oh good lord, you don’t let go of the glass.. how the hell have you people been drinkign wine?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:22:04
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248042
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Speedy said:

Any tennis fans here who can help with this?

Little Speedy has entered a tournament and the rules state:

Score formats that will be used are : The best of two Tie Break sets and a 10 point match Tie Break in lieu of a third set if at one set all.

What does this mean?

If it is 6 games all in a set it will then go to a 7 point tie breaker.
If it ends up one set all the match will then be decided by a 10 point tie breaker.

fixed.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:22:46
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248043
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

And then Nick Mckim said,‘Leyonhjelm isn’t just a boor, he’s a bore.’

Because that is going to help.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:27:34
From: Speedy
ID: 1248044
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:27:43
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248045
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Witty Rejoinder said:


Arts said:

Peak Warming Man said:

The wine, so an Italian white, northern?

Do you often drink Italian wine in pitch-black rooms?

Why would you go out when you can drink at home, on your own…



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Date: 3/07/2018 20:28:47
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248046
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:34:54
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248047
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bit of shonkiness in MasterChef, maybe they didn’t pick up on it. If only the Masterchef person can use the garlic and ginger then that’s a bit of a clue if they get a ginger duck.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:36:01
From: Arts
ID: 1248048
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

win by at least a two game advantage

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:40:10
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248049
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


Speedy said:

Any tennis fans here who can help with this?

Little Speedy has entered a tournament and the rules state:

Score formats that will be used are : The best of two Tie Break sets and a 10 point match Tie Break in lieu of a third set if at one set all.

What does this mean?

If it is 6 games all in a set it will then go to a 7 point tie breaker.
If it ends up one set all the game match will then be decided by a 10 point tie breaker.

Why don’t they change the rules to whoever gets to the first ten points first wins

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:49:55
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248050
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


Divine Angel said:

Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:52:53
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248051
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Rule 303 said:

Divine Angel said:

Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

feed her the rejects from the 30 day cheap menu cookup..

she might not be as willing to stay afterwards..

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:52:58
From: Arts
ID: 1248052
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Rule 303 said:

Divine Angel said:

Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

my mum is different to me and my sister.. we always talk about what she has said to both of us on the same issue and are always amused that she has said different things. My sister is a big softie and mum will often exploit that, I’m more straightforward to and to the point and she won’t try any bullshit with me… it’s funny

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:52:59
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248053
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Rule 303 said:

Divine Angel said:

Well today has been pretty shite.

Woke up to find Mum asleep in her car on my front lawn. The derro was swearing and threatening her at midnight so she left.

She hasn’t found a place to live yet but she’s moving out on Thursday and says she will sleep in her car til she finds a place 🙄

Got a msg from a friend. She has a pineal cyst which doctors and specialists are unconcerned about and are saying they’re not causing her symptoms of migraines, forgetfulness, dizziness and droopy eye. She saw Dr Charlie Teo who agreed the cyst is causing her symptoms, and recommends removal… at a cost of $100k.

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

Maybe hire a caravan until somewhere else is found ?

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:54:38
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248054
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Divine Angel said:

Rule 303 said:

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

feed her the rejects from the 30 day cheap menu cookup..

she might not be as willing to stay afterwards..

She wouldn’t eat it. Anything she doesn’t want, she claims it contains an intolerance which will trigger a migraine 🙄

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Date: 3/07/2018 20:55:37
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248055
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Intolerance = ingredient

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:01:48
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248056
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Fever Tree – San Francisco Girls (1968) Very HQ

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:07:51
From: Speedy
ID: 1248057
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Speedy said:

Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

win by at least a two game advantage

Thanks Arts. So does this mean that, if it is a non-tie-break set and the set is at 6 games all, someone would need to get to 8 games and so on?

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:11:38
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248058
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The 13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me (1966) HQ

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:11:57
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248059
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


Rule 303 said:

Looks like MumAngel has moved in with you, BUGF.

She already lived here March and half of April. The funniest part is, she says she doesn’t want to intrude, which is why she won’t stay with my sister.

Heh.

Mums…

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:18:34
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248060
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Melanie – Lay Down (Candles in the Rain (1970)

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:23:46
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248061
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Arts said:

Speedy said:

Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

win by at least a two game advantage

Thanks Arts. So does this mean that, if it is a non-tie-break set and the set is at 6 games all, someone would need to get to 8 games and so on?

Yep.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:28:27
From: Arts
ID: 1248062
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Arts said:

Speedy said:

Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

win by at least a two game advantage

Thanks Arts. So does this mean that, if it is a non-tie-break set and the set is at 6 games all, someone would need to get to 8 games and so on?

if it is a deciding set then yes, you keep playing until someone leads by the advantage of two games

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:29:16
From: party_pants
ID: 1248063
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Speedy said:


Arts said:

Speedy said:

Thanks PWM and Arts for the tennis info.

Sounds like a “normal” match then, except we need to check if a tie-breaker is played after 5 games all in each set, as we do for other junior matches.

What is a non-tie-breaker set then?

win by at least a two game advantage

Thanks Arts. So does this mean that, if it is a non-tie-break set and the set is at 6 games all, someone would need to get to 8 games and so on?

Yes. But this can take forever. This is why the tie break was introduced, to speed things up. There was one match at Wimbledon where a set went to 70-68.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:31:29
From: Arts
ID: 1248064
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Speedy said:

Arts said:

win by at least a two game advantage

Thanks Arts. So does this mean that, if it is a non-tie-break set and the set is at 6 games all, someone would need to get to 8 games and so on?

Yes. But this can take forever. This is why the tie break was introduced, to speed things up. There was one match at Wimbledon where a set went to 70-68.

that took over eleven hours over three days… but it’s rare

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:32:59
From: buffy
ID: 1248065
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Where is sm? Still watching Back in Time for Dinner? Did you miss as much of that food as we did? I don’t think we’ve eaten any of that stuff. Well, not in the 2000s anyway.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:33:07
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248066
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (1966) HQ

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:33:30
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248067
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Doors – Light My Fire (1967) HQ

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:36:29
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248068
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Where is sm? Still watching Back in Time for Dinner? Did you miss as much of that food as we did? I don’t think we’ve eaten any of that stuff. Well, not in the 2000s anyway.

I watch the replay of that on Sunday nights. I will write a report then.

I have been watching the marriage pluralists on SBS2.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:36:34
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248069
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Yardbirds – For Your Love (1965) HQ

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:38:02
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248070
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Melanie – Lay Down (Candles in the Rain (1970)

I bought the sheet music for 40c. Tortured the family with that.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:39:59
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248071
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Oliver – Good Morning Starshine

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:43:27
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248072
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Doors – Love Her Madly 1971 (High Quality)

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:44:15
From: Arts
ID: 1248073
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

isn’t there a music thread for this?

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:47:18
From: kii
ID: 1248074
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


The Doors – Love Her Madly 1971 (High Quality)

Jim’s dead, man.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:53:04
From: kii
ID: 1248075
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

A quiet night at casa kii.

We drew outlines of cupboards on the kitchen walls. We think 2 cupboards 36” wide. Then fill in around them with shelves.

mr kii took the potted chrysanthemum and condolence card over to Groucho Zappa as he arrived home. It was good timing, yesterday was his MIL’s bday.

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Date: 3/07/2018 21:53:31
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248076
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

The Doors – Love Her Madly 1971 (High Quality)

Jim’s dead, man.

1. EAGLE ROCK Daddy Cool 25 1 2. THE PUSHBIKE SONG The Mixtures 23 1 3. BLACK NIGHT Deep Purple 28 13 4. MY SWEET LORD George Harrison 22 1 5. L.A. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Susan Raye 24 3 6. DADDY COOL Drummond 21 1 7. CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP Middle Of The Road/Lally Stott 19 2 8. I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM Helen Reddy 20 2 9. IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE Gerry Monroe 25 9 10. KNOCK THREE TIMES Dawn 19 3 11. I’LL BE GONE Spectrum 20 1 12. ELEANOR RIGBY Zoot 20 4 13. FATHER AND SON Cat Stevens 23 20 14. BAND OF GOLD Freda Payne 19 6 15. I THINK I LOVE YOU The Partridge Family 17 1 16. ROSE GARDEN Lynn Anderson 18 2 17. TOO YOUNG TO BE MARRIED The Hollies 16 1 18. THEME FROM LOVE STORY Andy Williams 18 5 19. FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN Ted Mulry 20 11 20. LOVE IS A BEAUTIFUL SONG Dave Mills 14 2 21. HOT LOVE T. Rex 16 2 22. BONNIE PLEASE DON’T GO Kevin Johnson 18 15 23. CHERYL MOANA MARIE John Rowles 12 31 24. I HEAR YOU KNOCKING Dave Edmunds 16 5 25. DOUBLE BARREL Dave & Ansil Collins 18 7 26. HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT Sammi Smith 19 13 27. HE’S GONNA STEP ON YOU AGAIN John Kongos 16 2 28. IT’S TOO LATE Carole King 16 5 29. ME AND BOBBY McGEE Janis Joplin 15 1 30. I DID WHAT I DID FOR MARIA Tony Christie 14 2 31. BLACK AND BLUE Chain 17 10 32. SWEET, SWEET LOVE Russell Morris 15 6 33. RESURRECTION SHUFFLE Ahston, Gardner & Dyke 12 13 34. MOZART SYMPHONY No. 40 Waldo De Los Rios 16 2 35. TOAST AND MARMELADE FOR TEA Tin Tin 15 10 36. SIGNS Five Man Electric Band 15 5 37. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN/HEY TONIGHT Creedence Clearwater Revival 15 6 38. PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND Allison Durbin/Ocean 11 5 39. NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE Delaney & Bonnie 16 6 40. SEASONS OF CHANGE Blackfeather 16 15 41. COME BACK AGAIN Daddy Cool 16 2 42. HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART? Bee Gees 14 2 43. JOY TO THE WORLD Three Dog Night 14 5 44. LONELY DAYS Bee Gees 14 8 45. CAMP Sir Henry & His Butlers 16 19 46. I HEAR THOSE CHURCH BELLS RINGING Dusk 16 10 47. WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW Tom Clay 16 4 48. BANNER MAN Blue Mink 14 13 49. SHE’S A LADY Tom Jones 14 3 50. ANOTHER DAY Paul McCartney 13 1 51. I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW/THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING Elvis Presley 13 11 52. SOFT DELIGHTS New Dream 15 21 53. BANKS OF THE OHIO Olivia Newton-John 12 1 54. TEACH ME HOW TO FLY Jeff St. John And Copperwine 15 16 55. AMAZING GRACE Judy Collins 14 6 56. APEMAN The Kinks 14 7 57. LOVE HER MADLY The Doors 14 6 58. GYPSY WOMAN Brian Hyland 15 10 59. BLAME IT ON THE PONY EXPRESS Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon 15 13 60. ARMSTRONG Reg Lindsay 14 6
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Date: 3/07/2018 22:00:29
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248077
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


isn’t there a music thread for this?

yes, forgot about that.

One of my younger brothers visited me last night with his 18 month old son

little one managed to push the tweeter cones in on both speakers which were at his height

I didn’t get annoyed, little finger will go exploring.

well I manged to get pull the tweeter cones out again by placing the vacuum cleaner hose over them gently

fixed up another tweeter cone that also had been pushed in years ago

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Date: 3/07/2018 22:09:59
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248078
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


kii said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

The Doors – Love Her Madly 1971 (High Quality)

Jim’s dead, man.

1. EAGLE ROCK Daddy Cool 25 1 2. THE PUSHBIKE SONG The Mixtures 23 1 3. BLACK NIGHT Deep Purple 28 13 4. MY SWEET LORD George Harrison 22 1 5. L.A. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Susan Raye 24 3 6. DADDY COOL Drummond 21 1 7. CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP Middle Of The Road/Lally Stott 19 2 8. I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM Helen Reddy 20 2 9. IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE Gerry Monroe 25 9 10. KNOCK THREE TIMES Dawn 19 3 11. I’LL BE GONE Spectrum 20 1 12. ELEANOR RIGBY Zoot 20 4 13. FATHER AND SON Cat Stevens 23 20 14. BAND OF GOLD Freda Payne 19 6 15. I THINK I LOVE YOU The Partridge Family 17 1 16. ROSE GARDEN Lynn Anderson 18 2 17. TOO YOUNG TO BE MARRIED The Hollies 16 1 18. THEME FROM LOVE STORY Andy Williams 18 5 19. FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN Ted Mulry 20 11 20. LOVE IS A BEAUTIFUL SONG Dave Mills 14 2 21. HOT LOVE T. Rex 16 2 22. BONNIE PLEASE DON’T GO Kevin Johnson 18 15 23. CHERYL MOANA MARIE John Rowles 12 31 24. I HEAR YOU KNOCKING Dave Edmunds 16 5 25. DOUBLE BARREL Dave & Ansil Collins 18 7 26. HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT Sammi Smith 19 13 27. HE’S GONNA STEP ON YOU AGAIN John Kongos 16 2 28. IT’S TOO LATE Carole King 16 5 29. ME AND BOBBY McGEE Janis Joplin 15 1 30. I DID WHAT I DID FOR MARIA Tony Christie 14 2 31. BLACK AND BLUE Chain 17 10 32. SWEET, SWEET LOVE Russell Morris 15 6 33. RESURRECTION SHUFFLE Ahston, Gardner & Dyke 12 13 34. MOZART SYMPHONY No. 40 Waldo De Los Rios 16 2 35. TOAST AND MARMELADE FOR TEA Tin Tin 15 10 36. SIGNS Five Man Electric Band 15 5 37. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN/HEY TONIGHT Creedence Clearwater Revival 15 6 38. PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND Allison Durbin/Ocean 11 5 39. NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE Delaney & Bonnie 16 6 40. SEASONS OF CHANGE Blackfeather 16 15 41. COME BACK AGAIN Daddy Cool 16 2 42. HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART? Bee Gees 14 2 43. JOY TO THE WORLD Three Dog Night 14 5 44. LONELY DAYS Bee Gees 14 8 45. CAMP Sir Henry & His Butlers 16 19 46. I HEAR THOSE CHURCH BELLS RINGING Dusk 16 10 47. WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW Tom Clay 16 4 48. BANNER MAN Blue Mink 14 13 49. SHE’S A LADY Tom Jones 14 3 50. ANOTHER DAY Paul McCartney 13 1 51. I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW/THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING Elvis Presley 13 11 52. SOFT DELIGHTS New Dream 15 21 53. BANKS OF THE OHIO Olivia Newton-John 12 1 54. TEACH ME HOW TO FLY Jeff St. John And Copperwine 15 16 55. AMAZING GRACE Judy Collins 14 6 56. APEMAN The Kinks 14 7 57. LOVE HER MADLY The Doors 14 6 58. GYPSY WOMAN Brian Hyland 15 10 59. BLAME IT ON THE PONY EXPRESS Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon 15 13 60. ARMSTRONG Reg Lindsay 14 6

Dusty Springfield’s brother Tom was a prolific song writer.
He wrote a lot of the Seekers songs, I’ll Never Find Another You, Georgie Girl, The Carnival Is Over, A world of Our Own and Adios Amour (Goodbye My Love)”, which was recorded by José Feliciano. To name a few.

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Date: 3/07/2018 22:21:03
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248080
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


Tau.Neutrino said:

Melanie – Lay Down (Candles in the Rain (1970)

I bought the sheet music for 40c. Tortured the family with that.

I love that video.

Don’t know how they got it past the safety review though.

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Date: 3/07/2018 22:28:06
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248081
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Tau.Neutrino said:


Arts said:

isn’t there a music thread for this?

yes, forgot about that.

One of my younger brothers visited me last night with his 18 month old son

little one managed to push the tweeter cones in on both speakers which were at his height

I didn’t get annoyed, little finger will go exploring.

well I manged to get pull the tweeter cones out again by placing the vacuum cleaner hose over them gently

fixed up another tweeter cone that also had been pushed in years ago

Good work. You can also (a) pop them back out by pushing a bent pin through them and use it as a puller, then seal the hole with nail polish, or (b) slice the cover out of the cone with a razor blade and fix in a new one with Super Glue, or © Replace them with Philips Piezo horns, like you’ve always wanted to…

:-)

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Date: 3/07/2018 22:51:28
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248082
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:20:41
From: kii
ID: 1248085
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

It’s muggy this morning. Highly unusual.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:26:23
From: sibeen
ID: 1248086
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


sarahs mum said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Melanie – Lay Down (Candles in the Rain (1970)

I bought the sheet music for 40c. Tortured the family with that.

I love that video.

Don’t know how they got it past the safety review though.

+1. I put Miss Safka on occasionally. The sprogs still love the roller skate song “brand new key”.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:30:53
From: kii
ID: 1248087
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


sarahs mum said:

Tau.Neutrino said:

Melanie – Lay Down (Candles in the Rain (1970)

I bought the sheet music for 40c. Tortured the family with that.

I love that video.

Don’t know how they got it past the safety review though.

The opening shots remind me of the film I starred in for a NIDA student. I wore a similar dress, clown make-up and stripey tights. The pipes were smaller and I had to crawl through them. In the rain. With bronchitis.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:50:24
From: sibeen
ID: 1248088
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:54:02
From: sibeen
ID: 1248089
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

BTW, I just giving a real life example and counterpoint to obvious fables that arts presents.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:54:10
From: kii
ID: 1248090
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

I’ll tell you what horror is…..waking up and the first thing you see is the tortoiseshell cat lying next to you with her head on your pillow. Like she’s a human or something.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:54:59
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248091
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

One of mine is out socialising, the other is in the final stages of preparing to piss off to France to follow Le Tour for three weeks.

You too can achieve god-like parenting, if you follow my 3-step program…

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:58:25
From: sibeen
ID: 1248092
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


sibeen said:

day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

One of mine is out socialising, the other is in the final stages of preparing to piss off to France to follow Le Tour for three weeks.

You too can achieve god-like parenting, if you follow my 3-step program…

Fuck that, I’d rather be a kid again and follow Le Tour.

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Date: 3/07/2018 23:59:48
From: party_pants
ID: 1248093
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

How ever will you cope? I suggest self-medication.

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:03:24
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248094
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Rule 303 said:

sibeen said:

day two of school holidays

The torture continues.

Today school reports came out for both sprogs.

I needed to have a discussion with both.

There’s no school on the morrow so they’ve stayed up.

They still want to chat.

The horror

One of mine is out socialising, the other is in the final stages of preparing to piss off to France to follow Le Tour for three weeks.

You too can achieve god-like parenting, if you follow my 3-step program…

Fuck that, I’d rather be a kid again and follow Le Tour.

What do you do for fun?

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:13:26
From: sibeen
ID: 1248095
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Rule 303 said:


sibeen said:

Rule 303 said:

One of mine is out socialising, the other is in the final stages of preparing to piss off to France to follow Le Tour for three weeks.

You too can achieve god-like parenting, if you follow my 3-step program…

Fuck that, I’d rather be a kid again and follow Le Tour.

What do you do for fun?

Fun?

I’m a parent :)

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:15:07
From: party_pants
ID: 1248096
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I loled :)

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:16:06
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248097
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Rule 303 said:

sibeen said:

Fuck that, I’d rather be a kid again and follow Le Tour.

What do you do for fun?

Fun?

I’m a parent :)

All going well, you’ll be a parent for the rest of your life.

Better find something…

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:16:28
From: Rule 303
ID: 1248098
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


I loled :)

Heh.

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:40:57
From: kii
ID: 1248101
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


I loled :)

snorts

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:43:11
From: party_pants
ID: 1248102
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

memo to Sweden: In soccer you get zero points for kicking the ball over the crossbar.

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:45:20
From: sibeen
ID: 1248103
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Christos.

We have a go at the brazilians, but there was a swedish player rolling around on the ground, screaming in pain, as the swiss advanced. As soon as the umpire ignored him he made a miraculous recovery.

Someone should have shot the fucker.

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:48:40
From: party_pants
ID: 1248104
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


Christos.

We have a go at the brazilians, but there was a swedish player rolling around on the ground, screaming in pain, as the swiss advanced. As soon as the umpire ignored him he made a miraculous recovery.

Someone should have shot the fucker.

ref should have a paintball gun,

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Date: 4/07/2018 00:49:56
From: sibeen
ID: 1248105
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

Christos.

We have a go at the brazilians, but there was a swedish player rolling around on the ground, screaming in pain, as the swiss advanced. As soon as the umpire ignored him he made a miraculous recovery.

Someone should have shot the fucker.

ref should have a paintball gun,

Yep, loaded with real fucking bullets. I really hate the histronics that soccer produces.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:02:03
From: kii
ID: 1248106
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Ugh…we’ve got a slow running drain. mr kii is unblocking it. Gawd, the stink.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:17:43
From: party_pants
ID: 1248107
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

Christos.

We have a go at the brazilians, but there was a swedish player rolling around on the ground, screaming in pain, as the swiss advanced. As soon as the umpire ignored him he made a miraculous recovery.

Someone should have shot the fucker.

ref should have a paintball gun,

Yep, loaded with real fucking bullets. I really hate the histronics that soccer produces.

I know. It takes some getting used to if you’re accustomed to a contact sport where players try to keep their feet as much as possible. To the point where I’ve seen a bloke trying to stand up on a broken leg. It is a big change to a non-contact sport where anything other than incidental contact is not permitted, it is beneficial to players to fall over at the slightest provocation. There is no way to stop it without seriously changing the nature of the game, seems crap to us but everyone else seems to like it just how it is.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:35:36
From: sibeen
ID: 1248108
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

party_pants said:

ref should have a paintball gun,

Yep, loaded with real fucking bullets. I really hate the histronics that soccer produces.

I know. It takes some getting used to if you’re accustomed to a contact sport where players try to keep their feet as much as possible. To the point where I’ve seen a bloke trying to stand up on a broken leg. It is a big change to a non-contact sport where anything other than incidental contact is not permitted, it is beneficial to players to fall over at the slightest provocation. There is no way to stop it without seriously changing the nature of the game, seems crap to us but everyone else seems to like it just how it is.

It would be quickly sorted if they let me umpire, and gave me a license to kill. It’d be resolved in a few games.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:39:27
From: party_pants
ID: 1248109
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


party_pants said:

sibeen said:

Yep, loaded with real fucking bullets. I really hate the histronics that soccer produces.

I know. It takes some getting used to if you’re accustomed to a contact sport where players try to keep their feet as much as possible. To the point where I’ve seen a bloke trying to stand up on a broken leg. It is a big change to a non-contact sport where anything other than incidental contact is not permitted, it is beneficial to players to fall over at the slightest provocation. There is no way to stop it without seriously changing the nature of the game, seems crap to us but everyone else seems to like it just how it is.

It would be quickly sorted if they let me umpire, and gave me a license to kill. It’d be resolved in a few games.

They could get rid of half of it if they had a proper added time system that actually added on the real time lost rather than just a guess. Half of it is just for wasting time.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:39:52
From: kii
ID: 1248110
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:42:09
From: sibeen
ID: 1248111
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


sibeen said:

party_pants said:

I know. It takes some getting used to if you’re accustomed to a contact sport where players try to keep their feet as much as possible. To the point where I’ve seen a bloke trying to stand up on a broken leg. It is a big change to a non-contact sport where anything other than incidental contact is not permitted, it is beneficial to players to fall over at the slightest provocation. There is no way to stop it without seriously changing the nature of the game, seems crap to us but everyone else seems to like it just how it is.

It would be quickly sorted if they let me umpire, and gave me a license to kill. It’d be resolved in a few games.

They could get rid of half of it if they had a proper added time system that actually added on the real time lost rather than just a guess. Half of it is just for wasting time.

Yep. I can’t believe they still rely on sheer fucking guesswork and chicken entrails as a timing system.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:43:32
From: transition
ID: 1248112
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

look-see at weather, 60% chance 1-5mm

no excitement there

coffee

windy dry outside

lady’s having salad with cheese on

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:45:01
From: party_pants
ID: 1248113
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

So many pretty women in the crowd though.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:48:34
From: kii
ID: 1248114
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


So many pretty women in the crowd though.

How about the men? Any man buns?

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:50:11
From: transition
ID: 1248115
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

salada, I see that reads salad without an a on the end.

this caring’s a tough game

lady’s been amused by the basketballers, like fuck the ball get rid of it

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:50:15
From: party_pants
ID: 1248116
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


party_pants said:

So many pretty women in the crowd though.

How about the men? Any man buns?

i don’t pay attention to the men, nit my department.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:51:25
From: kii
ID: 1248117
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well, I thought the Buttman comic was funny.

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Date: 4/07/2018 01:52:50
From: party_pants
ID: 1248118
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Well, I thought the Buttman comic was funny.

A bit freaky I thought, imagine being able to bend that far.

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Date: 4/07/2018 02:00:10
From: sibeen
ID: 1248121
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Well, I thought the Buttman comic was funny.

Truthfully, I thought it below par. Far below par.

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:23:12
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248127
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Checkout workers ‘abused’ over plastic bag ban.

Won’t anyone think of the checkout workers?

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:26:33
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248128
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Andrew Denton speechless as Guy Pearce says Kevin Spacey was ‘handsy’
https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/andrew-denton-speechless-as-guy-pearce-says-kevin-spacey-was-handsy-20180703-p4zpae.html

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:32:10
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248129
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Must be some good news around, goes searching.

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:37:53
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248130
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

What if clubs, large hotels offered a service for women’s security to consumers by having an small carry device that acts as alarm that calls security ?

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:45:15
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248131
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bioluminescent animals living fireworks.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/06/bioluminescent-animals-living-fireworks/

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:51:32
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248132
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

0-0 at half time between England & Colombia. A drab and scrappy match, as one might have predicted. Also quite a bit of nastiness going on.

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Date: 4/07/2018 04:52:35
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248133
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Just How Transparent Can a Criminal Justice Algorithm Be?

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Date: 4/07/2018 05:00:13
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248134
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Study Finds That a Large Number of Popular Android Apps Secretly Cast the Screen To Third Parties, But They Don’t Listen To Conversations – Slashdot

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Date: 4/07/2018 05:07:00
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248135
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/03/light-is-building-a-smartphone-with-five-to-nine-cameras/

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Date: 4/07/2018 05:11:25
From: Tau.Neutrino
ID: 1248136
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Morning

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Date: 4/07/2018 05:55:44
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248137
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

g’day. It is 6.3 degres and will later get to 19 or 20. R/H at 94%, wind at 7 kmph and will be sunny all day

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Date: 4/07/2018 06:24:16
From: kii
ID: 1248138
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well….we have a plumbing problem. It might be serious. Nothing to do with the new kitchen. Plumbers have squeeeezed in under the house to check. Grace is going nuts.

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Date: 4/07/2018 06:52:58
From: buffy
ID: 1248139
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Good morning Holidayers. Warm this morning – 8 degrees. A bit gusty. Dark.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:16:30
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248140
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Wind has calmed from 7kmph to 0 and the temp has dropped back to 5.6 degrees.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:28:02
From: kii
ID: 1248141
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Plumbers are now putting up the rangehood. Leak under house has been deferred until Thursday.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:36:29
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248142
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Plumbers are now putting up the rangehood. Leak under house has been deferred until Thursday.

Did they convince it not to leak until Thursday?

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:40:37
From: kii
ID: 1248143
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


kii said:

Plumbers are now putting up the rangehood. Leak under house has been deferred until Thursday.

Did they convince it not to leak until Thursday?


It’s a slow leak, something to do with the ring on the outlet pipe from the bathtub.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:46:08
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248144
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


roughbarked said:

kii said:

Plumbers are now putting up the rangehood. Leak under house has been deferred until Thursday.

Did they convince it not to leak until Thursday?


It’s a slow leak, something to do with the ring on the outlet pipe from the bathtub.

Sounds like accessibility is the big part of the problem.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:49:22
From: kii
ID: 1248145
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


kii said:

roughbarked said:

Did they convince it not to leak until Thursday?


It’s a slow leak, something to do with the ring on the outlet pipe from the bathtub.

Sounds like accessibility is the big part of the problem.

Yes, that is most likely part of the issue. I think it will take way longer than an hour or two, and it’s nearly quitting time. Last I looked the rangehood is giving them heaps. Noises coming from the kitchen indicate this as well.

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Date: 4/07/2018 07:50:03
From: kii
ID: 1248147
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/arts/jacqueline-kennedy-notes-library-dispute.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

An sad, but interesting read :(

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Date: 4/07/2018 08:04:55
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248151
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

England very lucky.
My tip Sweden is still alive.

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Date: 4/07/2018 09:55:23
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248167
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

They might be awhile…

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:06:44
From: Cymek
ID: 1248170
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Greetings

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:11:21
From: Michael V
ID: 1248172
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


They might be awhile…


Sure looks like it from that graphic.

If climbing gear is need to get out, how’d they get in?

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:17:01
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248179
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


poikilotherm said:

They might be awhile…


Sure looks like it from that graphic.

If climbing gear is need to get out, how’d they get in?

With difficulty I’d guess. I have no idea.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:19:25
From: Cymek
ID: 1248181
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Michael V said:

poikilotherm said:

They might be awhile…


Sure looks like it from that graphic.

If climbing gear is need to get out, how’d they get in?

With difficulty I’d guess. I have no idea.

Could you run air hoses with masks attached along its length and they hold their breath, swim to the mask breath in fresh air and continue until are on dry ground.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:31:42
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248182
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:

Could you run air hoses with masks attached along its length and they hold their breath, swim to the mask breath in fresh air and continue until are on dry ground.

I wouldn’t want to be trying that out in the current situation.

It takes some people quite awhile to get the hang of recovering their regulator and breathing when scuba diving, and that’s in comparatively benign conditions.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:33:38
From: kii
ID: 1248183
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Cymek said:

Could you run air hoses with masks attached along its length and they hold their breath, swim to the mask breath in fresh air and continue until are on dry ground.

I wouldn’t want to be trying that out in the current situation.

It takes some people quite awhile to get the hang of recovering their regulator and breathing when scuba diving, and that’s in comparatively benign conditions.

I can’t wait for the results of an inquiry into this.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:34:55
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248184
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

FMD.

“Capt. Akanand Surawan, a commander with the Royal Thai Navy, said authorities would now supply the group with four months’ worth of food and begin teaching the boys how to scuba dive.

Surawan’s reference to four months has been interpreted as a potential sign that authorities are considering waiting until after the rainy season ends in October to begin the rescue operation.”

4 months is a long wait…

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:37:33
From: Cymek
ID: 1248185
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


FMD.

“Capt. Akanand Surawan, a commander with the Royal Thai Navy, said authorities would now supply the group with four months’ worth of food and begin teaching the boys how to scuba dive.

Surawan’s reference to four months has been interpreted as a potential sign that authorities are considering waiting until after the rainy season ends in October to begin the rescue operation.”

4 months is a long wait…

Yes could go somewhat stir crazy, need to ship them things to do, like the entire series of Sex in the City to watch

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:43:32
From: kii
ID: 1248186
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well, we have a new rangehood that actually works. So, I cooked sausages for dinner to test it.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:46:34
From: kii
ID: 1248187
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Plus the plumbing issues is not as bad as we thought. Meaning I can maybe stop imagining the bathroom floor being dug up, and having to use a porta potty for 2 weeks.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:47:30
From: Cymek
ID: 1248188
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Plus the plumbing issues is not as bad as we thought. Meaning I can maybe stop imagining the bathroom floor being dug up, and having to use a porta potty for 2 weeks.

That wouldn’t be fun

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:47:42
From: kii
ID: 1248189
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Plus the plumbing issues is not as bad as we thought. Meaning I can maybe stop imagining the bathroom floor being dug up, and having to use a porta potty for 2 weeks.

We just will have a hole in the outside wall so they can access the bathtub’s drain.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:48:43
From: kii
ID: 1248190
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


kii said:

Plus the plumbing issues is not as bad as we thought. Meaning I can maybe stop imagining the bathroom floor being dug up, and having to use a porta potty for 2 weeks.

That wouldn’t be fun

No. Not at all. We have the bathroom on the list of renovations needed……but we are not quite ready to go forward with it.

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Date: 4/07/2018 10:55:59
From: kii
ID: 1248191
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:00:03
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248192
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


poikilotherm said:

Michael V said:

Sure looks like it from that graphic.

If climbing gear is need to get out, how’d they get in?

With difficulty I’d guess. I have no idea.

Could you run air hoses with masks attached along its length and they hold their breath, swim to the mask breath in fresh air and continue until are on dry ground.

Someone should call Jeff Tracy.

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:09:03
From: kii
ID: 1248193
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

A member of the Achille Serre Ladies Fire Brigade in London, 1926.

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:15:05
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248194
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

https://www.betootaadvocate.com/sports/netflix-release-new-true-crime-doco-investigating-disappearance-of-australian-cricket-team/

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:19:21
From: Cymek
ID: 1248195
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


https://www.betootaadvocate.com/sports/netflix-release-new-true-crime-doco-investigating-disappearance-of-australian-cricket-team/

Where did they get lost

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:26:10
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248196
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

lulz, what a gubmint, can now import workers and pay ‘em shitter than the median aussie.

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/its-now-easier-than-ever-for-hot-tech-talent-to-move-to-australia-2018-7

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:29:24
From: Cymek
ID: 1248197
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


lulz, what a gubmint, can now import workers and pay ‘em shitter than the median aussie.

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/its-now-easier-than-ever-for-hot-tech-talent-to-move-to-australia-2018-7

Capitalism at it’s best, could we take some Mexicans and pay them slave wages and then later decide to wall them out

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:34:36
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248198
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


A member of the Achille Serre Ladies Fire Brigade in London, 1926.

Do fireladies still get practice in smashing glass these days?
I suppose for bulletproof glass it would be a distance tougher.

In other news, played my first piece on the tenor viola da spalla today. A chromatic scale on all four strings.

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:36:50
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248199
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

mollwollfumble said:


kii said:

A member of the Achille Serre Ladies Fire Brigade in London, 1926.

Do fireladies still get practice in smashing glass these days?
I suppose for bulletproof glass it would be a distance tougher.

In other news, played my first piece on the tenor viola da spalla today. A chromatic scale on all four strings.

(Distance? What new spell checking error is this?)

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:46:48
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248200
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Cymek said:


poikilotherm said:

https://www.betootaadvocate.com/sports/netflix-release-new-true-crime-doco-investigating-disappearance-of-australian-cricket-team/

Where did they get lost

Somewhere between the Moon and New York city.

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Date: 4/07/2018 11:51:29
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248201
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Moll, there was a bit on an episode of ‘The Unbelievable Truth’ about violas.

It was said that viola players were not highly regarded in orchestras of the 18th and 19th centuries, being ‘recruited from among the refuse of violin players’, according a quoted source.

They were the butt of jokes like:

Q. What’s the difference between a viola player and a dog?

A. A dog can stop scratching.

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Date: 4/07/2018 12:04:56
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248202
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


https://cdndata.bigfooty.com/2018/07/521180_52bee4c084ac8043c50559d0d0b39e2c.jpg!

I loled :)

Shouldn’t that be “I ledol”?

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Date: 4/07/2018 12:09:06
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248203
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


kii said:

Well, I thought the Buttman comic was funny.

A bit freaky I thought, imagine being able to bend that far.

I thought it was weird rather than funny as well, but I confess to not getting the Buttman angle, which considerably bumps up the humour rating.

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Date: 4/07/2018 12:50:52
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248213
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

So how’s it going you fucking bastards and bitches?*

*normal Australian greeting

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Date: 4/07/2018 12:55:43
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248215
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


So how’s it going you fucking bastards and bitches?*

*normal Australian greeting

“It is a normal Australian behaviour.

“I am a normal Australian, I am elected by normal Australians, normal Australians call people bitches, bastards, shut up, various things of that nature.

“I don’t discriminate between men and women.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/david-leyonhjelm-defends-comments-sarah-hanson-young/9938138

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Date: 4/07/2018 12:57:24
From: buffy
ID: 1248216
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Hello Lunchtimers. Hot chook from Woolies in a hamburger roll.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:02:55
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248218
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:

Hello Lunchtimers. Hot chook from Woolies in a hamburger roll.

I had another vegetarian pasta dish (macaroni, fetta, eggplant, capsicum, onion, garlic etc) some hours ago.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:03:41
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248219
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:06:27
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248220
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:07:52
From: transition
ID: 1248223
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

me just up out of bed
coffeed’n now ‘nother
slowly I’s gettin’ there
now’re just rollin’ one
done oh yeah I inhale
find nicotinic receptor
nAChRs if abbreviate
got’t neurotransmitter
it acetylcholine, mate

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:08:26
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248224
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘Bed shortage keeps Bourke St accused out of high-security hospital

James Gargasoulas will face another hearing later this year to determine whether he’s mentally fit to stand trial, as a judge pushes to get him admitted to Melbourne’s Thomas Embling psychiatric hospital to fast-track his treatment for schizophrenia’ – ABC News

Lobotomy is off the agenda.

They’d be unlikely to find enough brain to operate on.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:08:40
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248225
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

The only reason I got 11 was because they don’t seem to know that “glaze windows” means exactly the same thing as “fit glass into windows”.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:09:09
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248226
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


Bubblecar said:

So how’s it going you fucking bastards and bitches?*

*normal Australian greeting

“It is a normal Australian behaviour.

“I am a normal Australian, I am elected by normal Australians, normal Australians call people bitches, bastards, shut up, various things of that nature.

“I don’t discriminate between men and women.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/david-leyonhjelm-defends-comments-sarah-hanson-young/9938138

bullshit. Leyonhjelm does not speak for me.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:10:10
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248227
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


captain_spalding said:

Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

The only reason I got 11 was because they don’t seem to know that “glaze windows” means exactly the same thing as “fit glass into windows”.

I made allowance for the quality of ‘journalist’ who the media employ these days.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:11:43
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248229
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


Bubblecar said:

Bubblecar said:

So how’s it going you fucking bastards and bitches?*

*normal Australian greeting

“It is a normal Australian behaviour.

“I am a normal Australian, I am elected by normal Australians, normal Australians call people bitches, bastards, shut up, various things of that nature.

“I don’t discriminate between men and women.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/david-leyonhjelm-defends-comments-sarah-hanson-young/9938138

bullshit. Leyonhjelm does not speak for me.

Leyjonhelm probably hasn’t set eyes on a ‘normal’ Australian for nearly twenty years.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:12:36
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248230
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

Bloody click bait.

Apart from which, I had a quick look and decided that my chance of beating c_s was very close to zero.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:13:10
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248232
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


captain_spalding said:

Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

The only reason I got 11 was because they don’t seem to know that “glaze windows” means exactly the same thing as “fit glass into windows”.

and a grazier fits grass into cows.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:13:11
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248233
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


captain_spalding said:

Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

Bloody click bait.

Apart from which, I had a quick look and decided that my chance of beating c_s was very close to zero.

Slow news day. Slow journalists.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:13:50
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248234
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


captain_spalding said:

Bubblecar said:

Quiz: Can you guess what occupation belongs to these job titles?

I got 11/12

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/job-titles-quiz/9885484

Got 12/12

Bloody click bait.

Apart from which, I had a quick look and decided that my chance of beating c_s was very close to zero.

Well you’re not likely to get more than 12 out of 12, no.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:14:02
From: sibeen
ID: 1248235
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

11/12.

Got ostler wrong.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:17:15
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248237
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


Bubblecar said:

Bubblecar said:

So how’s it going you fucking bastards and bitches?*

*normal Australian greeting

“It is a normal Australian behaviour.

“I am a normal Australian, I am elected by normal Australians, normal Australians call people bitches, bastards, shut up, various things of that nature.

“I don’t discriminate between men and women.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/david-leyonhjelm-defends-comments-sarah-hanson-young/9938138

bullshit. Leyonhjelm does not speak for me.

I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:17:42
From: buffy
ID: 1248238
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sibeen said:


11/12.

Got ostler wrong.

I got luthier wrong.

Oh, and fuller. Never heard of that one.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:18:28
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248239
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

captain_spalding said:

Got 12/12

Bloody click bait.

Apart from which, I had a quick look and decided that my chance of beating c_s was very close to zero.

Well you’re not likely to get more than 12 out of 12, no.

You can’t get closer to zero than zero :)

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:19:55
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248240
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

‘A New South Wales man who shot his estranged wife at close range with a high-powered rifle in front of their daughter has been jailed for at least 31 years.’ – ABC News

Good decision by the Supreme Court. He’ll almost certainly die inside.

More poor journalism. Says ‘high-powered rifle’, but details reveal it to have been a .22 bolt-action rifle.

.22s are lethal, no doubt about it. No-one laughs down the barrel of a .22 outside of tough-guy detective fiction. But, they’re not ‘high-powered’ rifles – the next step up from an air-rifle.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:21:17
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248241
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:


It is amusing, although apparently those people don’t think they’re “shunned by the mainstream” – they think they represent “normal Australians”.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:24:16
From: btm
ID: 1248242
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:

!https://static.ffx.io/images/$width_828/t_resize_width/t_sharpen%2Cq_auto%2Cf_auto/093aa158418877d39591407d7a27f0a8f127b6c1

It is amusing, although apparently those people don’t think they’re “shunned by the mainstream” – they think they represent “normal Australians”.

It reminded me of the “incels”; they also don’t seem to realise that the problem isn’t everybody else’s attitude, it’s their own.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:25:06
From: party_pants
ID: 1248243
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:


It is amusing, although apparently those people don’t think they’re “shunned by the mainstream” – they think they represent “normal Australians”.

Yes, the silent majority have silently voted with their feet and gone their own way. They increasingly represent a noisy minority. The postal survey on marriage is probably a good reflection of this.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:25:19
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248244
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

buffy said:


sibeen said:

11/12.

Got ostler wrong.

I got luthier wrong.

Oh, and fuller. Never heard of that one.

Having made several stringed instruments myself, I wasn’t likely to get “luthier” wrong :)

And I knew “fuller” from the substance known as “fuller’s earth”:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuller%27s_earth

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:27:34
From: buffy
ID: 1248245
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Work time.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:31:06
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248246
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Bubblecar said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:

https://static.ffx.io/images/$width_828/t_resize_width/t_sharpen%2Cq_auto%2Cf_auto/093aa158418877d39591407d7a27f0a8f127b6c1!

It is amusing, although apparently those people don’t think they’re “shunned by the mainstream” – they think they represent “normal Australians”.

True.

I didn’t actually know anything about him before recent events, but now I have consulted TATE I see he is a “Liberal Democrat”.

Shouldn’t there be laws against people telling lies in the name of their political party?

I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:31:08
From: kii
ID: 1248247
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Aaaargh!

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:31:57
From: captain_spalding
ID: 1248248
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


Aaaargh!

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:33:13
From: party_pants
ID: 1248249
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


Bubblecar said:

The Rev Dodgson said:

I thought today’s Wilcox was rather good:

https://static.ffx.io/images/$width_828/t_resize_width/t_sharpen%2Cq_auto%2Cf_auto/093aa158418877d39591407d7a27f0a8f127b6c1!

It is amusing, although apparently those people don’t think they’re “shunned by the mainstream” – they think they represent “normal Australians”.

True.

I didn’t actually know anything about him before recent events, but now I have consulted TATE I see he is a “Liberal Democrat”.

Shouldn’t there be laws against people telling lies in the name of their political party?

I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that.

This has been an issue since he was elected. There was some talk of legal challenges over using the word Liberal in the party name.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:35:26
From: kii
ID: 1248251
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

captain_spalding said:


kii said:

Aaaargh!

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:43:25
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248252
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


captain_spalding said:

kii said:

Aaaargh!

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:45:17
From: PermeateFree
ID: 1248253
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

Nah, they’re just bums.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:49:13
From: kii
ID: 1248254
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

That’s the lie everyone is brainwashed into believing.

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Date: 4/07/2018 13:58:02
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248255
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


roughbarked said:

kii said:

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

That’s the lie everyone is brainwashed into believing.

I don’t recall anyone telling me that recently.

On the other hand people and institutions from the USA are undoubtedly responsible for many great things.

I’d say that is insufficiently recognised, including by their current president.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:03:01
From: transition
ID: 1248256
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

>I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that

the term, the ideas behind, and what it’s employed for (politically) has about it faith in self-regularity aspects of social organization, i’d guess.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:08:44
From: The Rev Dodgson
ID: 1248257
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


>I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that

the term, the ideas behind, and what it’s employed for (politically) has about it faith in self-regularity aspects of social organization, i’d guess.

It seems to me the term might reasonably be used in that context, but that doesn’t seem to be how it is used in recent times.

The people who use it of themselves might more reasonably be called anti-libertarians, as far as I can see.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:13:15
From: transition
ID: 1248258
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

The Rev Dodgson said:


transition said:

>I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that

the term, the ideas behind, and what it’s employed for (politically) has about it faith in self-regularity aspects of social organization, i’d guess.

It seems to me the term might reasonably be used in that context, but that doesn’t seem to be how it is used in recent times.

The people who use it of themselves might more reasonably be called anti-libertarians, as far as I can see.

yeah I don’t know what’s the cause of the outbreak of bad manners and lack of reticence re expressing opinions.

lot of detachment in modern times, worse than armchair experts.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:17:21
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248259
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

roughbarked said:


kii said:

captain_spalding said:

Woke up and found that you’re still in DJT’s USA?

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

Because it’s the largest nation on Earth that isn’t a target for ICBMs.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:30:07
From: transition
ID: 1248260
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


The Rev Dodgson said:

transition said:

>I also object to the term “Libertarian”, which as far as I can see means – I should be allowed to do whatever I like, and everybody else should have their liberty curtailed in whatever way is required to allow that

the term, the ideas behind, and what it’s employed for (politically) has about it faith in self-regularity aspects of social organization, i’d guess.

It seems to me the term might reasonably be used in that context, but that doesn’t seem to be how it is used in recent times.

The people who use it of themselves might more reasonably be called anti-libertarians, as far as I can see.

yeah I don’t know what’s the cause of the outbreak of bad manners and lack of reticence re expressing opinions.

lot of detachment in modern times, worse than armchair experts.

there is something i’d call liberation ideology, that over the last fort years maybe has sort of gone around some truths about how minds work, sorta lost in that, partly because of that, is that minds at the functional level more operate from inhibitory mechanisms.

put crudely, for every one thing I do there are fifty+ constraining elements, and that’s just of what I do do. Then there are the many things I don’t do at all.

there is clearly the offer of experiencing this another way of, in which case the constraints, awareness of, is obliviated, by way of love of the displacement, without being aware of the displacement.

liberation ideology works in this territory, as does much TV, and advertising. Consumerism has an interest.

it’s in our ABC too. Like you’re regularly encouraged to binge.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:33:32
From: Arts
ID: 1248262
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

good afternoon.. another 12 kms in the.. it’s great to be alive… got stuff sorted for our trip tomorrow and now I am sitting down with a lovely laksa from the local tenten restaurant .. we are also going out to dinner tonight to celebrate my mum’s birthday, but I’ll probably jut have a salad since this laksa is filling and usually keeps me going all day… man, I love a laksa

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:37:39
From: btm
ID: 1248264
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


… this laksa is filling and usually keeps me going all day…

Sounds nasty. Laxatives have that effect on me.

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Date: 4/07/2018 14:40:48
From: Arts
ID: 1248265
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

btm said:


Arts said:

… this laksa is filling and usually keeps me going all day…

Sounds nasty. Laxatives have that effect on me.

I’ll die before I allow you to take away the joy of a good laksa

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Date: 4/07/2018 15:34:28
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248267
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

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Date: 4/07/2018 15:40:48
From: party_pants
ID: 1248269
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

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Date: 4/07/2018 15:50:19
From: transition
ID: 1248271
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

not sure if the stumps got harder, or i’m feeling my age

sharpen the ax in a moment, grinder job

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:03:36
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248272
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Peak Warming Man said:

While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:09:10
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248273
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Fish pedicure then lose your toe nails…

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2686152

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:11:33
From: Bubblecar
ID: 1248274
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

Luck plays a bigger role in soccer because it’s much harder to score, due to a relatively small goal mouth manned by a keeper, amongst other reasons.

This means much of the fine skill the players cultivate effectively goes to waste in regard to the outcome of many matches, which are often settled by chance.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:18:10
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248275
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

I’m having some OP rum to ward off the cold, it’s rather nice but I’ll put it aside shortly lest I begin talking jabbawocky. I’m older and wiser now.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:19:20
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248276
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:26:55
From: transition
ID: 1248277
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

done, was blunt as, now big bowl of pasta and back into it

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:30:53
From: party_pants
ID: 1248278
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

Interesting concept. I’ve never tried tipping on the basis of which team has more luck than the other.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:31:04
From: Peak Warming Man
ID: 1248279
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


done, was blunt as, now big bowl of pasta and back into it

You’ve chipped it.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:37:45
From: transition
ID: 1248280
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

>You’ve chipped it.

often get limestones in mallee stumps, stumps grow around them. Smashed through a few..

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:45:25
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248281
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Fish pedicure then lose your toe nails…

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2686152

That’s disgusting on so many levels.

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Date: 4/07/2018 16:51:56
From: poikilotherm
ID: 1248282
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


poikilotherm said:

Fish pedicure then lose your toe nails…

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2686152

That’s disgusting on so many levels.

It’s like an onion of disgust.

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Date: 4/07/2018 17:32:52
From: Michael V
ID: 1248284
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

poikilotherm said:


Fish pedicure then lose your toe nails…

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2686152

I’ll keep that in mind as I weigh up whether or not to use available treatments.

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Date: 4/07/2018 17:34:01
From: party_pants
ID: 1248285
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

… and it’s hailing outside

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Date: 4/07/2018 17:36:41
From: Michael V
ID: 1248286
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

transition said:


>You’ve chipped it.

often get limestones in mallee stumps, stumps grow around them. Smashed through a few..

Surprising that limestone chips steel, given the difference in relative hardness (calcite is much softer than steel).

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Date: 4/07/2018 17:51:51
From: Divine Angel
ID: 1248287
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

My graduation ceremony is on a Friday afternoon, and since no one is able to go, I’ve decided not to attend. I already have my testamur. I also have my final GPA, which is enough to earn me a place in Masters should I wish to continue.

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Date: 4/07/2018 17:57:43
From: Witty Rejoinder
ID: 1248289
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


My graduation ceremony is on a Friday afternoon, and since no one is able to go, I’ve decided not to attend. I already have my testamur. I also have my final GPA, which is enough to earn me a place in Masters should I wish to continue.

Well done.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:02:29
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248290
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

arvo folks

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:02:55
From: sibeen
ID: 1248291
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


My graduation ceremony is on a Friday afternoon, and since no one is able to go, I’ve decided not to attend. I already have my testamur. I also have my final GPA, which is enough to earn me a place in Masters should I wish to continue.

Girly swot.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:08:25
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248293
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Peak Warming Man said:


party_pants said:

Peak Warming Man said:

While the Swedes were statistically unimpressive against the Gnomes of Zürich I still think the Vikings will have too much self belief for England particularly given their past victories around York.

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

when Sweden played Denmark, the scoreboard read Swe-Den… the unused letters… Den-Mark…

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:15:57
From: party_pants
ID: 1248294
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Peak Warming Man said:

party_pants said:

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

when Sweden played Denmark, the scoreboard read Swe-Den… the unused letters… Den-Mark…

clever to spot that one.

I guess the same would work out for Poland v Andorra.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:16:13
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248295
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Peak Warming Man said:

party_pants said:

What the stats don’t show is that many of their shots not on target should have been. They kicked a fair few decent chances over the bar. They don’t have much in the way of quality forwards to finish, in other words. They might trouble England without actually scoring much.

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

when Sweden played Denmark, the scoreboard read Swe-Den… the unused letters… Den-Mark…

Well that’s cool and I think impossible with any other countries.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:17:14
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248296
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Peak Warming Man said:

England don’t have the flair of the Romance countries, it’s not in their DNA, it’s all steady lads, steady.
The reason PWM tipped Sweden some time ago is that they are somewhere in-between the two.
It’s funny though, you’d think that luck would play a big part in codes that use a pair shaped ball but not so, luck plays a far bigger role in soccer. I think the stars are aligned for Sweden and they’ll ride their luck to World Cup glory.

when Sweden played Denmark, the scoreboard read Swe-Den… the unused letters… Den-Mark…

clever to spot that one.

I guess the same would work out for Poland v Andorra.

Dohhh, I spoke too soon. Well done.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:18:25
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248297
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


party_pants said:

Stumpy_seahorse said:

when Sweden played Denmark, the scoreboard read Swe-Den… the unused letters… Den-Mark…

clever to spot that one.

I guess the same would work out for Poland v Andorra.

Dohhh, I spoke too soon. Well done.

What about the unused though?

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:20:55
From: party_pants
ID: 1248298
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


AwesomeO said:

party_pants said:

clever to spot that one.

I guess the same would work out for Poland v Andorra.

Dohhh, I spoke too soon. Well done.

What about the unused though?

I works out. The standard 3 letter codes are POL & AND. So the unused are ANDORRA.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:23:27
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248299
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


AwesomeO said:

AwesomeO said:

Dohhh, I spoke too soon. Well done.

What about the unused though?

I works out. The standard 3 letter codes are POL & AND. So the unused are ANDORRA.

it should work for and 6 letter country that ends with the same 3 letters as any other country starts with

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:24:09
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248300
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Divine Angel said:


My graduation ceremony is on a Friday afternoon, and since no one is able to go, I’ve decided not to attend. I already have my testamur. I also have my final GPA, which is enough to earn me a place in Masters should I wish to continue.

It doesn’t matter if no-one is able to go with you. It doesn’t matter that it’s as boring as boring can be. It’s still an experience not to be missed.

Missy didn’t go to her graduation ceremony. And regretted it. Says she should have gone. She couldn’t make it because of sickness (not sure if hers or her partner’s).

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:24:16
From: party_pants
ID: 1248301
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


party_pants said:

AwesomeO said:

What about the unused though?

I works out. The standard 3 letter codes are POL & AND. So the unused are ANDORRA.

it should work for and 6 letter country that ends with the same 3 letters as any other country starts with

sounds logical.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:25:28
From: party_pants
ID: 1248302
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

party_pants said:

I works out. The standard 3 letter codes are POL & AND. So the unused are ANDORRA.

it should work for and 6 letter country that ends with the same 3 letters as any other country starts with

sounds logical.

… where the 3 letter code is the first 3 letters of the name.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:27:25
From: mollwollfumble
ID: 1248303
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


… and it’s hailing outside

Was blowing a gale here when you wrote that. Over it now.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:33:18
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248304
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

kii said:


roughbarked said:

kii said:

Not quite.
Trying to go to sleep and I know it’s another day in this shithole country tomorrow

I’m constantly told it is the greatest nation on earth.

That’s the lie everyone is brainwashed into believing.

Yep. That’s what I thought.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:37:09
From: roughbarked
ID: 1248305
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


transition said:

>You’ve chipped it.

often get limestones in mallee stumps, stumps grow around them. Smashed through a few..

Surprising that limestone chips steel, given the difference in relative hardness (calcite is much softer than steel).

Remember it is embedded in a mallee root.

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Date: 4/07/2018 18:50:34
From: transition
ID: 1248306
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Michael V said:


transition said:

>You’ve chipped it.

often get limestones in mallee stumps, stumps grow around them. Smashed through a few..

Surprising that limestone chips steel, given the difference in relative hardness (calcite is much softer than steel).

probably didn’t do it, though some limestone’s extremely hard, when I see it I put it on the back edge, more though it’s when the ax is stuck and I work it out and that back edge gets all the twisting maybe.

I wasn’t real convinces when I wrote it, and didn’t see it happen.

so i’m on my hands and knees.

on the roof shortly ago..

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:30:40
From: Arts
ID: 1248309
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


party_pants said:

Stumpy_seahorse said:

it should work for and 6 letter country that ends with the same 3 letters as any other country starts with

sounds logical.

… where the 3 letter code is the first 3 letters of the name.

like denmark and sweden

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:31:59
From: Arts
ID: 1248310
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

mollwollfumble said:


Divine Angel said:

My graduation ceremony is on a Friday afternoon, and since no one is able to go, I’ve decided not to attend. I already have my testamur. I also have my final GPA, which is enough to earn me a place in Masters should I wish to continue.

It doesn’t matter if no-one is able to go with you. It doesn’t matter that it’s as boring as boring can be. It’s still an experience not to be missed.

Missy didn’t go to her graduation ceremony. And regretted it. Says she should have gone. She couldn’t make it because of sickness (not sure if hers or her partner’s).

I didn’t go to mine either and I regret nothing… load of pomp really

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:33:00
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248312
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

party_pants said:

sounds logical.

… where the 3 letter code is the first 3 letters of the name.

like denmark and sweden

did holland beat the netherlands this year?

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:35:15
From: Arts
ID: 1248313
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:35:49
From: party_pants
ID: 1248314
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

… where the 3 letter code is the first 3 letters of the name.

like denmark and sweden

did holland beat the netherlands this year?

No. Holland is a region with The Netherlands. A bit like asking if NSW beat Australia at cricket.

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:36:28
From: Arts
ID: 1248315
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

by the way DA.. congrats on the opportunity for masters. well done

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:36:28
From: party_pants
ID: 1248316
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

We got some hail out here today. Good thing you missed out on that during your walk.

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:36:43
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248317
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

can you put some back in the cloud and give it a push this way?..

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:36:45
From: Arts
ID: 1248318
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Arts said:

like denmark and sweden

did holland beat the netherlands this year?

No. Holland is a region with The Netherlands. A bit like asking if NSW beat Australia at cricket.

which they did, BTW

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:37:12
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248319
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Arts said:

like denmark and sweden

did holland beat the netherlands this year?

No. Holland is a region with The Netherlands. A bit like asking if NSW beat Australia at cricket.

ah.. when do they play the dutch?

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:37:27
From: Arts
ID: 1248320
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


Arts said:

most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

We got some hail out here today. Good thing you missed out on that during your walk.

I got sprayed by the river.. that was also fun.. but I do love walking in the wind.. it’s refreshing and makes you feel alive..

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:38:22
From: Arts
ID: 1248321
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Arts said:

most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

can you put some back in the cloud and give it a push this way?..

I can put a picture of the rain in a cloud

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:39:13
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248322
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

We got some hail out here today. Good thing you missed out on that during your walk.

I got sprayed by the river.. that was also fun.. but I do love walking in the wind.. it’s refreshing and makes you feel alive..

can’t you just like… take your pulse or something?…

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:40:00
From: Arts
ID: 1248323
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Arts said:

party_pants said:

We got some hail out here today. Good thing you missed out on that during your walk.

I got sprayed by the river.. that was also fun.. but I do love walking in the wind.. it’s refreshing and makes you feel alive..

can’t you just like… take your pulse or something?…

pfft, is that old thing still around?

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:40:39
From: party_pants
ID: 1248324
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


party_pants said:

Arts said:

most of my walk home toady was windy but pleasant.. and then the rain came and I got soaked again… it poured down.. but nothing that a nice warm shower doesn’t fix

We got some hail out here today. Good thing you missed out on that during your walk.

I got sprayed by the river.. that was also fun.. but I do love walking in the wind.. it’s refreshing and makes you feel alive..

OK, I’ll take your word for it, if I am ever feeling dead and stale.

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:41:58
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248325
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


by the way DA.. congrats on the opportunity for masters. well done

Dig it.

*scrolls back..

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:42:49
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248326
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Arts said:

I got sprayed by the river.. that was also fun.. but I do love walking in the wind.. it’s refreshing and makes you feel alive..

can’t you just like… take your pulse or something?…

pfft, is that old thing still around?

yeah, i’ve got a fistula, can feel my pulse without having to find it

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:46:48
From: Arts
ID: 1248328
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

this is a photo of the iconic ‘Boat house’ that featured on my walk home the last three days…

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday (Today)

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:49:16
From: party_pants
ID: 1248329
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

river level seems quite higher than usual.

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:50:24
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248330
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


this is a photo of the iconic ‘Boat house’ that featured on my walk home the last three days…

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday (Today)

there’s nowhere to tie your berley pot…

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Date: 4/07/2018 19:50:33
From: Arts
ID: 1248331
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

party_pants said:


river level seems quite higher than usual.

shivering with pre..cipi..tation

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:00:14
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248332
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


this is a photo of the iconic ‘Boat house’ that featured on my walk home the last three days…

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday (Today)

It’s just the right colour.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:03:55
From: Woodie
ID: 1248333
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:05:14
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248334
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

Does it come in any other colours?

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:06:08
From: Woodie
ID: 1248335
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Arts said:


this is a photo of the iconic ‘Boat house’ that featured on my walk home the last three days…

Wednesday (Today)

Is there a view from out the end?

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:06:33
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248336
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

I’m happy you’re happy.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:07:14
From: Woodie
ID: 1248337
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Woodie said:

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

Does it come in any other colours?

Tractor red and um……. red, but you can get a red one as well if you want.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:07:50
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248338
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

jeez that’s cheap.

What are parts availability like

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:09:00
From: Woodie
ID: 1248339
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

sarahs mum said:


Woodie said:

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

I’m happy you’re happy.

I can now put me gum boots and buckin’ hat on, and go slashin’ now Ms Mum. You know, like a proper farmer. :)

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:09:09
From: AwesomeO
ID: 1248340
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


AwesomeO said:

Woodie said:

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

Does it come in any other colours?

Tractor red and um……. red, but you can get a red one as well if you want.

Looks to me like a full sized one, I thought you were after a small yard type one. Well full sized as in small farm type, I know these days the full sized ones are huge.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:10:55
From: Woodie
ID: 1248341
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Stumpy_seahorse said:


Woodie said:

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

jeez that’s cheap.

What are parts availability like

Good apparently. Multiple sources, ‘cept the Melbourne mob (Agrison) told me they’d refuse to sell me parts if I didn’t buy the whole tractor from them.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:13:39
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248342
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


Stumpy_seahorse said:

Woodie said:

Well, the new toy has been ordered. Delivery Friday 13th. with 5ft slasher and discount.

Wadda yas reckon? here

jeez that’s cheap.

What are parts availability like

Good apparently. Multiple sources, ‘cept the Melbourne mob (Agrison) told me they’d refuse to sell me parts if I didn’t buy the whole tractor from them.

lol, yeah, there’s a few places like that

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:16:15
From: Woodie
ID: 1248343
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

AwesomeO said:


Woodie said:

AwesomeO said:

Does it come in any other colours?

Tractor red and um……. red, but you can get a red one as well if you want.

Looks to me like a full sized one, I thought you were after a small yard type one. Well full sized as in small farm type, I know these days the full sized ones are huge.

It’s big, Mr O. Not full size, as in a 55hp or 80 hp. Oddly enough, the smaller 28hp etc are dearer. About $2.5K dearer.

Even this Chong Dong brand 28HP is dearer. this one

And the zero turn mower I’ve got is 19.5hp, and I don’t thinks a 28HP will drive a decent slasher well enough.

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:18:18
From: Stumpy_seahorse
ID: 1248344
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

Woodie said:


AwesomeO said:

Woodie said:

Tractor red and um……. red, but you can get a red one as well if you want.

Looks to me like a full sized one, I thought you were after a small yard type one. Well full sized as in small farm type, I know these days the full sized ones are huge.

It’s big, Mr O. Not full size, as in a 55hp or 80 hp. Oddly enough, the smaller 28hp etc are dearer. About $2.5K dearer.

Even this Chong Dong brand 28HP is dearer. this one

And the zero turn mower I’ve got is 19.5hp, and I don’t thinks a 28HP will drive a decent slasher well enough.

yeah, we’ve been looking at the john deere 25hp and that’s a grand dearer and you still need to buy the bucket as well

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:18:42
From: sarahs mum
ID: 1248345
Subject: re: July '18 Chat

After last week’s record-breaking temperatures, the warm weather shows no signs of disappearing any time soon By the end of last week, Scots had been basking in high temperatures of 31.9 C (91.4F) – coming close to the hottest June day ever recorded in Scotland which was the incredible 32.2C (89.9F) at Ochtertyre in Perth and Kinross in 1893.

It was the driest June on record in south-east and central southern England, with just 6% of expected rainfall across counties like Essex and Dorset, the Met Office said. Scotland also enjoyed its highest ever temperature, with 33.2C recorded in Motherwell on June 28.

Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/news/scotland-s-weather-heatwave-set-to-continue-this-week-1-4762939

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Date: 4/07/2018 20:19:48
From: PermeateFree