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    Re: Decorative stemhead?

    This is the nicest steam head that I have seen, but it takes a fir bit of planning and forethought.

    116665

    This is quite elegant....
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    Re: Decorative stemhead?

    Glue in some fillers of the same timber as the apron. Then you can shape it any way that you want.
  3. Not a new virus, Polio making a comeback.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-62492791
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    Re: I’ve plateaued

    That is not a plateau, you have terraced. ;)
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    Re: Socialism

    Well, all the while you pay lip service to voting for representatives you are still a democracy, if a flawed one.
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Do you practice being obtuse, or is it a natural knack?
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    Re: Socialism

    That is an oversimplification. Democratic governments form a consensus through debate before they enact any change. See Edmund Burke.
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    Re: Socialism

    Have you got me on ignore?
    I have discussed this in a couple of posts.
    First off, if you define liberal democracy as complying with the principles of liberalism, then it can regulate finance to...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Your constitution is silent on abortion, abortion was not a thing when the Constitution was ratified. So I fail to see how the issue is a constitutional one.

    The issue is a pragmatic one. How...
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    Those are down to the Law of Unintended Consequences.
    In order to encourage cycling, the PTB offered financial inducements to the highway Authority to help pay for road works if they included cycle...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    No one turned it into a Federal Law?
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Yes, the "removal" is called emergency C section or induced delivery.
    Now stop being silly, do.
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    Or Stanley Baxter.
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    The UK has just closed a loophole.

    6 points is halfway to losing your license.
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    Re: Brittney Griner

    Got a link for that?
    https://theconversation.com/brittney-griners-sentence-is-in-line-with-russias-strict-drug-penalties-but-how-long-she-serves-will-be-decided-outside-the-courtroom-188271
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    I think that this proves that your position is NOT TRUE. ;)
    https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/goedel-incompleteness/
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    ^ Here have another try.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1b3Njndqo0
  18. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    Fairy Nuff.
    I'll leave you so sit in the vacuum of OR's refusal to engage.
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    Re: Socialism

    Voting on referendums, See Kansas. Is that what you mean by voting for other than their representatives?

    I don’t think that it is possible to provide any answer that will satisfy you.
    If a...
  20. Re: Interesting News Stories...From Your Communities and the World....

    Fantabulous News.
    Transatlantic Sessions is back. :D

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00116jn
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    My mother's side of the family were farming stock. So the Archers was a must, especially as the scriptwriters worked in advice about innovations and developments in agriculture as a sort of public...
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    Re: Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

    Cancer is a bitch.
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    I was forced to listen to "Sing something simple". It put me off of not quite close harmony for life.
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    For someone who hates it, you have listened to a lot of it. ;)
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    It is the "controlling women" that was a step too far. Being totally uncaring about the mother's well-being I will accept, but not "controlling"
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    Should that not be in your ears?
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I was with you until that last paragraph.
    Our laws are a balancing act that considers the well-being of the mother at all stages of the pregnancy, with the well-being of a fetus that is viable...
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    Re: Weird Ferry Sighting

    The same way that a pusher tug keeps a string of barges straight.
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    Re: Socialism

    Here you go.
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    Re: Socialism

    I look at the total picture. Not just the bit that you assume I would look at whilst ignoring the rest of the information provided.
    Meanwhile, I have answered the question that you thought you were...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    That you have to impregnate your dead brother's widow?
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    Only to Oregonians.
  33. Re: Help advice needed please! Getting a wooden Mirror dinghy back out on the water

    Hugh, that would be polyester resin in the tapes, not epoxy. Polyester is not as sensitive to UV.
  34. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    This is from your #175
    You forgot to edit out "in the USA."
    Which you quoted twice.
    I answered your question as written about the USA.

    If you had not included "in the USA" in your quote, the...
  35. Re: Help advice needed please! Getting a wooden Mirror dinghy back out on the water

    Well, the yellow paint looks sound, so just sand it and refresh.
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    To be pedantic, there is the Morning After Pill. Contraception or abortion? ;)
  37. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    Well, yes and no.
    You originally put the question in response to an OR post that was clearly and implicitly referring to the US system
    You did select a single line of his text, when framing your...
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    Re: As a kid…..

    The power of Hollywood. They were not going to make something that their biggest market would not relate to.
    We had Saturday matinées with a B Western
    We did have a domestic film industry, the...
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    But, where do you draw the line.
    Back in the day, means testing required claimants to sell their possessions, the tools that they needed to work at their trade, every stick of furniture except the...
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    Re: Socialism

    What is abstract about the fustercluck that is US politics.
    You want to discuss the abstract, don't link it to a specific set of circumstances.

    Now that might be related to my engineers mind,...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Katherine…

    Have a good one, Kat. Time to break out the Prosecco.
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    Re: Socialism

    Thanks for sharing the explanation.

    May I suggest that it is fine for you to think like that.
    But you could be doing yourself a disservice by arguing like that.

    You have put a meme in my mind:...
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    Re: Wonder if anybody was killed?

    A bit of fisheye effect there.
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    Re: Socialism

    No, you are splitting hairs.
    It is as if you are saying that you can jump from a height without suffering harm.
    Which is true.
    Until you hit the ground.
    Your pedantry is inappropriate.
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    Re: Socialism

    You sure about that? Can a republic run by oligarchs not also exist? That was sort of how the Republic of ancient Rome worked.
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    Re: Socialism

    Splitting hairs again. The process of passing legislation, or making an amendment, is not complete until it is complete. So no, the US cannot make laws that SCOTUS rules unconstitutional. The US...
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    Re: does anybody actually grow asparagus

    Pile some good well rotted manure on the bed and await events.
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    It occurs to me that the appropriate response should be, “We refer you to the reply given in the case of Arkell v. Pressdram.”
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    As far as I can tell, that applies to mathematical logic, not argument as in debate. Which is why I asked TLT for clarification.
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    Re: Letters from Wrocław

    Google tells us that it is a pilsner Aka larger


    https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/5164yhEVsML._AC_.jpg

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