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    Our local Parish church has a pomegranate on it,...

    Our local Parish church has a pomegranate on it, original stonework from the early 16th century.

    Popular fruit in 16th century north wales.
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    Motorbike shop in Old Colwyn got robbed one...

    Motorbike shop in Old Colwyn got robbed one night, couple of bikes stolen.
    Made the local section of welsh news.
    Camera pulled out for a wide shot, showing the Police station next door.
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    More than a few years ago, an undercover reporter...

    More than a few years ago, an undercover reporter joined North Wales Police, and made a documentary for TV of the experience.
    It included a secret video recording of another off duty probationer...
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    I put a jib arm up in work, the pillar is held in...

    I put a jib arm up in work, the pillar is held in place by four M20 stud bars, held 250mm into the floor by chemical anchors.
    It is only for light duty, but I can put 150kgs at 3.5m radius without...
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    And nearly every customer order I have ever seen,...

    And nearly every customer order I have ever seen, has required "Delivery, duty paid" as part of its conditions.
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    If it is a Denon, go into Audio options on the...

    If it is a Denon, go into Audio options on the general settings. (I think bottom left white button on the remote around the direction selector ring) there is an option for Audio delay; I was on mine...
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    And the Kids school just got closed after a...

    And the Kids school just got closed after a positive test............
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    Put a big fluffy white "evil mastermind" cat in...

    Put a big fluffy white "evil mastermind" cat in front of the camera, with you gaffer taped to a chair in the background.
    Couple of "hench cats" in view, should get the message across, the cats are...
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    My Father was talking to a neighbour who has...

    My Father was talking to a neighbour who has their second jab, 2nd one knocked them around.
    Anecdotally people seem to react to the second dose more strongly than the first apparently, Dad (84) is...
  10. Thread: How lucky I am.

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    Also miss the works of Mr Banks, although some of...

    Also miss the works of Mr Banks, although some of his later works was more a left wing rant (Stonemouth); Dead Air being a personal favourite of the non M genre.
    Still got a couple of the later...
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    Currently the manufacturers have to make the...

    Currently the manufacturers have to make the codes publicly available, so they tend to be buried somewhere in the company website, in white print on a white background (Honestly)in one case.
    Andy...
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    Llamedos, sod em all. Helps if you know your...

    Llamedos, sod em all.

    Helps if you know your Monty Python as well, "Love in a canoe" coffee.
    Australian wine guide, "F in close to water"
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    Aftermarket software is available, google...

    Aftermarket software is available, google maverick diagnostics for one.
    Their software is actually being used by dealers on JLR, as it is better than the OEM diagnostics.
    How long they will last, I...
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    Well it certainly isn`t Serco or or Harding.

    Well it certainly isn`t Serco or or Harding.
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    Probably referring to the Republican Guard convoy...

    Probably referring to the Republican Guard convoy that was retreating from Kuwait and got hammered until the last second of hostilities; in attempt to reduce Saddam`s power in Iraq after the...
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    I was surprised, when I was 18, an HND, ten+...

    I was surprised, when I was 18, an HND, ten+ years experience, and the diary/interview was still a route to CEng; I was under the impression it was MEng only these days (I was offered a place on the...
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    Binging on "Castle", Resident Alien is worth a...

    Binging on "Castle", Resident Alien is worth a watch.
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    Sounds familiar. I would however suggest you...

    Sounds familiar.
    I would however suggest you speak with one of the mentors at the professional institute of your choice, I had been looking at IEng pre-pandemic, and had two mentor/advisors throw my...
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    I dont read it as snobbish attitude to...

    I dont read it as snobbish attitude to polytechnics; quite the opposite.
    I think Mr Carr is commenting on the demise of the polys doing what they did really well, and becoming market driven degree...
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    Red Eric, available in some French ski resorts;...

    Red Eric, available in some French ski resorts; actually a way of getting punter to pay for the disposal of toxic waste.
    As Monty Python said, "This comes with a message in the bottle, and the...
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    Angle grinder, chisel, lump hammer. Experience...

    Angle grinder, chisel, lump hammer.

    Experience of 1920s clay fired Ruabon Reds. Explosives might be considered.

    Just dont do what a kitchen fitter friend did, clack the brick so hard, it went...
  22. Apeks are running ten axis lathes, quite a few of...

    Apeks are running ten axis lathes, quite a few of them.
    One of their setters is now an applications engineer with the UK distributor of them.
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    The inane grin speaks volumes. Whoever put...

    The inane grin speaks volumes.

    Whoever put that thought in her head deserves a kicking; then another one just to make sure they got the message.

    (speaking as the father of a rather bright...
  24. Backhead fittings look in decent condition,...

    Backhead fittings look in decent condition, dirty, but decent.
    Whether there is a (valid) ticket on the boiler..........

    I`ve been doing bits for a local preservation railway recently, although...
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    Actually Chris, I would put it down to...

    Actually Chris, I would put it down to institutional inertia, as they were shite before they were privatised; like BT and British Gas.
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