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    I think it is. When proof reading, I also found...

    I think it is. When proof reading, I also found that formatting errors stood out more on paper than on screen.
    Since working from home, I've found it easier not to print stuff - I use one screen...
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    Yes, I once had a set of "sabatier" knives and...

    Yes, I once had a set of "sabatier" knives and they were utter garbage - had blunt spots on them from the box and didn't hold an edge well. I think the brand was "V Sabatier"
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    Does it require printing, or can you view it on...

    Does it require printing, or can you view it on screen? (and use the search text function to find stuff quicker)
  4. Free: use GIMP. Select parts of images and...

    Free: use GIMP.

    Select parts of images and combine as multiple layers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg1yBHYtZQ8
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    Especially with a group of people (and dog)...

    Especially with a group of people (and dog) trying to nab him, jab him, tab him, grab him!
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    I loved my set (now my ex-wife's set) of Global...

    I loved my set (now my ex-wife's set) of Global knives. I recently bought a set of Ikea 365+ knives, which have a very similar look/feel to globals (at about 1/3 the price!). The main thing is to...
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    Webbing here:...

    Webbing here:
    https://www.dirdirect.com/Halcyon-Webbing-Replacement.html
    (non Halcyon brands also available from the same supplier). Available with different colours of "H"

    Advice on setting it...
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    I just had to renew my Water Hygiene Card. I've...

    I just had to renew my Water Hygiene Card. I've often thought that I could answer the questions and pass without having done the course (I've done it several times as it needs to be renewed every 5...
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    That must be a supplier error? All the QRBs are...

    That must be a supplier error? All the QRBs are standard "filofax" spacing.
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    I feel for you - that happened to me last March,...

    I feel for you - that happened to me last March, although she hit the B pillar and set off all the seatbelt tensioners and side airbags, writing the car off.

    Fortunately, as the "non-fault"...
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    Pastafarianism I think. I would go for "Church...

    Pastafarianism I think.

    I would go for "Church of the Second Coming of the Great Prophet Zarquon.", but I'm not sure there's enough space on the form.

    I could say Humanist, but it's more of an...
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    Is the dump valve a safety device or just there...

    Is the dump valve a safety device or just there to avoid straining the motor?
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    Three texted me to say that the Pay As You Go...

    Three texted me to say that the Pay As You Go 3-2-1 (3p/minute, 2p/text, 1p/MB) is changing to 10-10-5.

    That's a 200-400% increase!
    not such a problem for me as I only use that sim aas a spare...
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    More than the 40mph speed limit, which is why I...

    More than the 40mph speed limit, which is why I despair at the "we should reduce the speed limit" reaction to this type of story - if the driver was doing 60+ in a 40mph limit, what makes you think...
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    "Just run at it, shouting!"

    "Just run at it, shouting!"
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    I thought that UK customs were currently waiving...

    I thought that UK customs were currently waiving inspections / physical checks for the next few months to try and avoid holdups.
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    But they didn't have facebook in 1978! :grin:

    But they didn't have facebook in 1978! :grin:
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    Or the ban stick?

    Or the ban stick?
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    So ebay will charge you the extra 20%, transfer...

    So ebay will charge you the extra 20%, transfer the purchase price to the vendor and send the 20% to UK.gov.

    Interesting that ebay are adding the "+20% VAT will apply" tag to items from EU...
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    What did you win it for?

    What did you win it for?
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    I wish TikTok had left it available for him to...

    I wish TikTok had left it available for him to open an account, since is was slagging them off and trying to ban the entire platform a few months ago.
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    According to the new rules, the supplier of your...

    According to the new rules, the supplier of your cells has to register with the UK government for VAT, charge you VAT, then pay it to the UK gov. Packages under 135 are chargeable for VAT at the...
  23. They won't want to go there - Canada has gun...

    They won't want to go there - Canada has gun controls.
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    That would be hilarious if it wasn't such a sad...

    That would be hilarious if it wasn't such a sad indicator of our own government's incompetence: If I fly here from Spain, I can bring my ham sandwich with me. If I come from Gibraltar (almost a...
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    My mate got stopped at the "fruit fly patrol"...

    My mate got stopped at the "fruit fly patrol" border going from one state to another. Because fruit farming is the maor industry in the state, you're not allowed to carry fruit in your car in case...
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