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    Re: Truss and the Brit mortgage market

    https://scontent.fgla3-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/309188670_591971675997937_1349011949403969164_n.png?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=J24U6zmr8ccAX_yHPpQ&_nc_oc=AQn7LR-Vvk-PBOy8jpe4HSAqz...
  2. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    Instagram's spokesperson is not covering herself in glory.

    There is more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-63034300
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    Re: holy ****ing **** ted hoppe!!!

    The Gubmint might have to organize cooking lessons as well.
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    Re: holy ****ing **** ted hoppe!!!

    They would be better buying some prime time advertising on 't telly.
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    Re: Centerboard Lead Fairing

    Lead is soft enough that your plane will survive.
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    Re: Supreme Court; stacking?

    Why don't you join the 21C and appoint them on merit?
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    That is very English.
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    Re: One Point Oh Three

    At least our RWW's are not giving our criminals guns.
  9. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    An army enlistment officer has been shot, and there are reports of recruitment offices being torched.
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    Re: One Point Oh Three

    There are lots of adverts for feminine incontinence pads on our telly.
    The only trickle down that works is when Missy Lizzy forgets to wear hers.
  11. Re: Quick notes about Norway while I知 still jetlagged.

    Que?
    Even their cheese is brown,
  12. Thread: Rusty chain

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    Re: Rusty chain

    Boiled Linseed will do diddley squat, apart from making it sticky.
    I would look around for a galvanizing tank and get the chain dipped.
  13. Re: Judge bars enforcement of Delaware 組host gun restrictions

    The US of A really is circling the drain.

    "Gun Rights Advocates"? I have scraped better off the sole of my shoe.
  14. Thread: spade bits

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    Re: spade bits

    Perhaps I should have typed "When", not "For".:rolleyes: That bung bit of mine is sized for counter boring for 3/8 coach bolt heads into wood.

    This on from a auction site is threaded....
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    Re: Oar Curve Question

    That curve is so slight, I don't think that I would bother.
  16. Thread: spade bits

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    Re: spade bits

    I doubt it. There would be enough demand for a firm like Marples to make them. That one is a Marples & Son. For bunging wood decks laid on iron beams (and possibly for composite hulls), the stem...
  17. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    It is suggested that this emoji is what we need.
    https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/upsidedown-smiley-face-picture-id1342196035
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    Re: cheese rind?

    That makes good sense.
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    Re: Ukraine

    Wrong year. Bay of Pigs was 61, it triggered the Missile Crisis of 62.
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    Re: cheese rind?

    Might have been a colloquialism for the very edge, a bit like skin of your teeth.
  21. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    There is a bit of a difference between ballistic missile delivered warheads as close to the US as Cuba, and gravity bombs delivered by manned aircraft in Western Europe, the closest to the Russian...
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    Re: How do they?

    A design office might not have been able to outrank and control a ship manager if the Managing Director or yards owners wanted it done that way, especially in 1907.
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    I knew of that particular...
  23. Thread: spade bits

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    Re: spade bits

    Like this?
    120035
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    In order to beach stern first with the bow to the surf, the forefoot is deep and the stern floats in a couple of inches. So the rig is well forward, and they needed that long rudder to balance the...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Care. They were probably jealous.
  26. Thread: Omfg

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    Re: Omfg

    Trump up charges much?

    Is our language not wonderful? :D
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    Some might consider these quirky, but I love them.
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  28. Thread: Omfg

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    Re: Omfg

    Sop, is Colorado the only state where it is illegal to carry a holstered gun in a car?
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    Re: How do they?

    Not really. If she was built in a dock there would have been no need to reduce the launch weight on the ways, and so she could have been adequately ballasted to be stable.
    You need to control the...
  30. Thread: Omfg

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    Re: Omfg

    You should always respect the uniform.
    Unfortunately, the uniform is occasionally buttoned up around a total moron.
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    Re: Annoying truths

    No it is not, it is 4 foot, assuming that it does already go round the turtles.
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    Re: Annoying truths

    Polyprop is the only buoyant cordage, so it self-selects in this case.
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    Re: Islam's George Floyd?

    You are not born with any rights.
    The society that you are born into decides what rights you have.
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    Perhaps these are more to your taste?
    https://img.rasset.ie/000abc3c-642.jpg
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    And you don't need no stinkin' trailer.
  36. Thread: Memes and

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    Re: Memes and

    His landing on his head as a child never did him any harm....
  37. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    How about this animated map showing the extent of the front that they opened up when the first crossed into the Ukraine sovereign state?...
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    No. Not at all.
    Poster posts some really offensive content that encourage self harm and suicide. Not OK
    Platform algorithms flood your feed with more of the same. Most definitely not OK.
    The...
  39. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-62998484

    My bolding.
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    Nah, not better, just different.
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    The Japanese version

    https://www.visitsado.com/media/images/_u/detail0045_k07.jpg
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    Re: How did they do it.

    In which case you were probably stuck with piano wire and a turnbuckle to crank up the tension.
    The really fun job would be setting up the standing ways, under the hull, in amongst all the shores,...
  43. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I call cow flop.
    Yes, the US and the UK have a nuclear arsenal. . . . As a deterrent. . . . . Any nation that first uses nukes will know that they will be hit with similar force. That is waaaayyy...
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    Re: The US and the Holocaust

    This made me look into our record.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_refugees_from_German-occupied_Europe_in_the_United_Kingdom
    There were problems. Unions were concerned about the influx of...
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    Re: Islam's George Floyd?

    It is not the religion, it is the old men who use it to oppress women. That happens everywhere. You would expect good comms and education to reduce that tendency, but in some nations even that does...
  46. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-62991510
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    Re: How did they do it.

    Sorry, I meant Theodolite, I did not realize that dumpys were dumbed-down theodolites.
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    Re: How do they?

    Yep, it also prevents this happening minutes after launch.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6f/SS_Principessa_Jolanda_sunk.jpg

    SS Principessa Jolanda (1907)
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Fairly typical behavior, when you have got nothing, when you can't put up valid arguments to refute his policies and decisions, take the piss out of his age and disabilities.
    ...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    When Caneyawl quoted that, I thought he was telling truth about tRump.

    But that is what the GOP and their supporters do, is it not?
    Condemn their opponents for supposedly doing precisely what...
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