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    I actually think it did work very well with it...

    I actually think it did work very well with it being a move towards consensus politics instead of one side vs the other.

    Sadly unless there is a vote in parliament to change the electoral system...
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    The coalition, while it did work to reign in some...

    The coalition, while it did work to reign in some of the excesses of the Tories, has had the effect of reducing the Lib Dem's (who were becoming an important third party) to a sideline party...
  3. I think you are more likely to be the next course...

    I think you are more likely to be the next course ala Eddie in Rocky Horror Picture Show
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    Unfortunately there is no cure for stupidity. The...

    Unfortunately there is no cure for stupidity. The information is out there for people with regards to how to behave with bears but there is always one that thinks "I know better" (or just doesn't...
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    Agreed - the important paragraph for me was this ...

    Agreed - the important paragraph for me was this


    In other words, they waited until after the bear had associated their camp with food before deciding that they should actually move it.

    I...
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    I don't know how anyone manages to properly...

    I don't know how anyone manages to properly diagnose a fracture without an X-ray or surgery unless they have the previously unknown personal ability to see through skin and tissue.
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    Unfortunately I have to agree with Barrygoss and...

    Unfortunately I have to agree with Barrygoss and say that I reckon that diving deaths and injuries will be up substantially due to skill loss and fitness.

    I know I have lost a fair bit of fitness...
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    I bought a slightly older version of this one...

    I bought a slightly older version of this one (link) a while back and it has done everything I wanted so far (probably a dozen small jobs of various types). Mine wasn't keyless chuck but apart from...
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    Does that not qualify him to be the next PM?...

    Does that not qualify him to be the next PM?
    Lied while in public office - check
    Cheated on partner - check
    Oversaw contracts being awarded outwith due process - check
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    Most of the stuff that Danny Macaskill does on a...

    Most of the stuff that Danny Macaskill does on a bike is absolutely insane.
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    Remainers - Roaming charges will return Leave...

    Remainers - Roaming charges will return

    Leave - That will never happen

    Reality - charges return. Note O2 have announced plans to reintroduce them as well.
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    Definitely illegal in this case according to the...

    Definitely illegal in this case according to the information provided - they knowingly instructed the work and the contractor did the work while in full knowledge that the wild birds are nesting.
    ...
  13. Thread: Jabbed?

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    I see you made a mistake there as well - they...

    I see you made a mistake there as well - they don't appear to lose the ability to think. They just think about their own pockets and not about the voters that put them there. A very quick look at...
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    It is amazing what can be achieved with one pan...

    It is amazing what can be achieved with one pan and a kettle if you use a bit of ingenuity. Some carbs (rice/pasta), some meat/veg (from wherever you are that day) and a few herbs (which will take...
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    Why would our government want to think about...

    Why would our government want to think about doing anything sensible like that?

    In other news, I got my second jab on Tuesday - Pfizer with very little by way of after effects
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    I hope you are right and that indeed lasts into...

    I hope you are right and that indeed lasts into the long term. If successful, it will inevitably have substantial effects for the entire area as the marine flora and fauna will inevitably spread from...
  17. Thread: Inflation!

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    I suspect that the building industry may end up a...

    I suspect that the building industry may end up a victim of its' own success in that, due to unsustainable prices as well as a dramatic shortage of labour (partly due to loss of EU labour), there may...
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    I would have thought course participation was...

    I would have thought course participation was pretty much a binary choice - you attend (and get the benefits of the course) or you don't (and miss the benefits of it). To think there is a middle...
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    So to sum up "So if you can compress the course...

    So to sum up "So if you can compress the course into a few hours at some point Saturday (but I won't tell you which hours), then I will do the course".

    Asshat
  20. Thread: Energy

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    Alternative would be Watchdog on BBC

    Alternative would be Watchdog on BBC
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    I would suggest that this is exactly the sort of...

    I would suggest that this is exactly the sort of case that Ofgem would be interested in.
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    Impressive solution to rainwater ponding though.

    Impressive solution to rainwater ponding though.
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    I hope your broadband connection goes better than...

    I hope your broadband connection goes better than mine - 6 weeks including 10 visits by Openreach to find and connect a cable (upgrading from fibre to the cabinet to fibre to the property) from my...
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    Saw an incredible bit of twattery on FB (so might...

    Saw an incredible bit of twattery on FB (so might be true or not, who knows?)

    "We are better off under the tories - we now have 4 foodbanks, we only had one under the previous lot"
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    ftfy.

    ftfy.
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