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    I was in San Ysidro(yes, that one) in 1983 and...

    I was in San Ysidro(yes, that one) in 1983 and saw the "wetbacks" jumping the border.

    There was a "rat run" along the back of the motel we were in; they went past by the dozen, per hour while we...
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    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/brexit/brexit-delay...

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/brexit/brexit-delay-boris-johnson-government-admits-for-first-time-pm-will-asks-for-article-50-extension-if-deal-fails/ar-AAIRyBe?ocid=spartanntp

    I have a matock and...
  3. Slight skew, did you pursue the previous tenants...

    Slight skew, did you pursue the previous tenants through the small claims court to recover the money/ costs, or just take it up the arse like it seems to be expected?
    Not had the un-paid rent issue,...
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    Trespass is a civil crime, people my age were...

    Trespass is a civil crime, people my age were brought up to believe that it was a serious one that got you in deep do-do; Michael Fagin disprove that myth.
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    Pinching the parking space and causing...

    Pinching the parking space and causing inconvenience is not illegal, getting upset about being inconvenienced, and then inconveniencing the source of the problem is.
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    This is the crux of the UK legal system, everyone...

    This is the crux of the UK legal system, everyone is brought up knowing "The Law": they are however wrong.


    Being an arse is not illegal, shitting on people, is not illegal: however being upset...
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    Name the company, they would then have to prove...

    Name the company, they would then have to prove otherwise.
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    When I was in college, the chemistry dept....

    When I was in college, the chemistry dept. devised a "goo" that was used to affix notes to the drivers window of badly parked vehicles; so not a new idea.

    I got a note one evening about clattering...
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    One is civil, one is criminal.

    One is civil, one is criminal.
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    Just tried registering for a "Brexit is coming"...

    Just tried registering for a "Brexit is coming" event next Monday; you have to set up an account, with password.


    "Fu**borris", gets you locked out of the site.
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    Makes you wonder if they are compensating for...

    Makes you wonder if they are compensating for something.
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    The boring bar is in the science museum South...

    The boring bar is in the science museum South Kensington, the building it operated in, is about three miles from me.

    Wilkinson had an iron works here in Bersham, set up the original Brymbo steel...
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    I sent a parcel with Fedex, turned out it could...

    I sent a parcel with Fedex, turned out it could sing!

    Problem was "Wherever I lay my hat" was a little too prophetic.
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    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/brexit/brexit-is-a-...

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/brexit/brexit-is-a-necessary-crisis-–-it-reveals-britains-true-place-in-the-world/ar-AAIv6bZ?ocid=spartanntp

    Worth a two minute read, makes a couple of points I made...
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    Priti Patel is an unpleasant example of a human...

    Priti Patel is an unpleasant example of a human being. Wait for the hanging bill.


    I`ve asked the question before why politics is so attractive to so many "first generation" children of...
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    A third of the cabinet don't have "British" born...

    A third of the cabinet don't have "British" born parents (Raab has a "British" mother), one was born in Agra and the PM was/is a dual national. Arguably Mogg is from another dimension.

    Love to...
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    I have a genie, also other freezer is not on...

    I have a genie, also other freezer is not on domestic supply.

    Also supply of gas/meths for camping stoves, charcoal for bbq, and access to a pile of firewood.


    Not expecting the end of the...
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    So who hasn't been filling the freezer, stocking...

    So who hasn't been filling the freezer, stocking up on non perishable dry goods and tinned stuff?
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    This is news?

    This is news?
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    We don't.

    We don't.
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    Remember, Turkey just bought british steel. ...

    Remember, Turkey just bought british steel.

    Lot of very modern plant in Turkey; saw a photograph of a machine shop over there, looked like sticking the top three from the UK in one building. With...
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    Says the man with the ban button...……….

    Says the man with the ban button...……….
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    JCB get all their castings from Turkey.

    JCB get all their castings from Turkey.
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    Exactly. No doubt it will be my fault for lack...

    Exactly.

    No doubt it will be my fault for lack of preparation, however as 2/3rds of my customers are European owned what should I do, ring up and ask "Do you have any intention of closing down...
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    There was an interview on R4 a few weeks back...

    There was an interview on R4 a few weeks back with Max Hastings: it was fairly obvious that Borris is not on his Christmas card list.
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