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    It's far worse than that. What could happen if...

    It's far worse than that.
    What could happen if they were allowed to bring on a bottle of water that was not purchased in the 'Airside' shops?

    What really amused me was a flight to Iceland where...
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    http://www.nigelhewitt.co.uk/stuff/belgan2.jpg ...

    http://www.nigelhewitt.co.uk/stuff/belgan2.jpg

    OK so the barrel is about a century out of test so it would be a foolhardy idiot that put a ball in it...
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    Sally's trying to do that too... Moulting...

    Sally's trying to do that too...

    Moulting looks seriously uncomfortable and she's as scruffy as they come.

    Still, in the wild this is where the majority of deaths occur as the need to hunt to...
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    When my wife died I passed her sewing machine on...

    When my wife died I passed her sewing machine on to our daughter.
    Like I was never going to need it.

    It took two years.
    I have a nice sewing machine now with cool gadgets.
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    I have a water meter so I have no worries about...

    I have a water meter so I have no worries about getting the hose out because I'm paying for it so it's my call.
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    I make no secret of the fact that I'm...

    <trivial>
    I make no secret of the fact that I'm a bit of a PowerShell fanboy
    You can do anything on a PC with PS but...
    ...even I have to admit that 'there is always another gotcha'
    just when...
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    ROTFL Don't hold your breath. The one thing...

    ROTFL
    Don't hold your breath.
    The one thing about members of a cult is that they hate members
    of slight variants of their beliefs far more then unbelievers.
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    Stroke it and whisper comforting things in its...

    Stroke it and whisper comforting things in its ear.
    Works with the cat.
    (It doesn't but the cat knows it hasn't figured the tin opener yet so your life will be spared for now)

    That would...
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    Dammnit why do I always have to overdo things? ...

    Dammnit why do I always have to overdo things?

    The Prostate is about 30gms, say 20cc or less when it's on code. About the size of a walnut.
    Enlarged it is 30 to 50 and squeezes the urethea (the...
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    Oops. My fumble.

    Oops. My fumble.
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    Newtons is force, Kilograms is weight Get your...

    Newtons is force, Kilograms is weight
    Get your act together.

    Since Imperial's unit of mass is the slug why are you using pounds?
    (not kidding, look it up)
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    More than a honorific. When Rome went to war...

    More than a honorific.
    When Rome went to war they appointed an Imperator to be in total charge of things.
    None of this messing about with committees...
    .. just go an kill everybody who opposes...
  13. Of course not. They were condemned and then...

    Of course not.
    They were condemned and then handed over to the Secular Authorities.

    It was the Papal Bull known as 'Ad extirpanda' from its opening line
    that clarified the point and also...
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    When will I ever learn? If the deal...

    <sigh>
    When will I ever learn?
    If the deal looks too good to be true it is.
    Facebook advertiser. Proper advert not a post.
    Buy one get one free on really high capacity memory drives.

    Arrived...
  15. I believed bullshit for many years....

    <shrug>
    I believed bullshit for many years.
    Then I became an atheist.
    I don't think I was stupid, I just had my starting premises wrong.
    Hence I don't automatically kick at people for being wrong...
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    I'm getting too old for this lark. Assess the...

    I'm getting too old for this lark.

    Assess the problem on a pre-built micro computer assembly.
    Deduce the rules to make it fail when everybody else just says 'intermittent'
    Track back through the...
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    I confess I run the gear up and down depending on...

    I confess I run the gear up and down depending on the trip. (and the weather)
    Always a good helmet, always top bike gloves, but then a choice of jackets with armour
    Then the real choices begin...
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    Lighting would be a saving but how much of your...

    Lighting would be a saving but how much of your bill is lighting?
  19. Thread: Pee Valve

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    Putting on a pee-valve always reminded me to go...

    Putting on a pee-valve always reminded me to go before a dive so I never really needed it
    other than for a bit of schoolboyish entertainment on a boring stop.
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    I think it's "concealed carry" for the car. ...

    I think it's "concealed carry" for the car.
    Of course in the South you have a big shotgun rack behind your head in the pickup...
    Concealed carry is for <insert derogatory slur here in wide...
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    Video frame? One of my favourite pictures from...

    Video frame?
    One of my favourite pictures from my library was shot by a head camera and shows my hand reaching out for the ring on a buoy with the rope going down...
    To me that always marked the...
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    ROTFL I wrote simple HTML stuff for combro.com...

    ROTFL

    I wrote simple HTML stuff for combro.com (1990s et al) but then we got talked into an all singing all dancing
    site in WordPress.
    It was pretty but it always generated another bill every...
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    We get people confusing 'instrumentation' with...

    We get people confusing 'instrumentation' with musical instruments and 'chronoscope' with watches.
    Plus a lot of obvious scams purporting to be selling office stuff, machining stuff, and website...
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    Oh my. After my recent whinge about spanners I...

    Oh my. After my recent whinge about spanners I have a success to report.

    The first time a stud-extractor has actually worked for me.
    OK, probably the first time the job was even possible,...
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    https://www.dovepress.com/getfile.php?fileID=78512...

    https://www.dovepress.com/getfile.php?fileID=78512

    Eat meat, live longer.
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