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    Re: Nothing humorous about it

    He's just winding everyone up as usual, I put him in the brownshirt camp.
  2. Re: Deadly 'Love Vine' Penetrates Wasps' Homes (and Drains Their Bodies).

    Lear or Nash, or Flanders and Swan?
  3. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Busy as all heck here and in a very bad mood. Reason? it's called the law of increasing expectations.
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    Re: a joint mission

    Meanwhile the space telescopes are failing, and frankly just getting older and there is no budget to replace them.
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    That has been suggested before Laura Ellen, the circus would not pass muster in some 3rd world countries.

    I note that despite the terrorist activity and the risk people are still turning out in...
  6. Re: Saudis kill and dismember journalist in consulate in Istanbul

    Foreign minister claims the royal family 'had no knowledge' and it was a huge mistake……………………...

    It was that alright.
  7. Re: Donald to with draw US from nuke treaty with Russia.

    Well the promise was to pull it all down…………….
  8. Donald to with draw US from nuke treaty with Russia.

    Any comments at all?

    "President Donald Trump revealed Saturday the United States intends to withdraw from a 31-year-old nuclear weapons agreement with Russia, delivering a severe blow to the arms...
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    #72.
    Several failed States there.
  10. Re: Saudis kill and dismember journalist in consulate in Istanbul

    So the Saudi story changes hour by hour. (which one does Donald find 'credible') The Saudis 'say now that it was a terrible mistake and the prince didn't know. There are 15 people, including the...
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    Re: It's amazing what you find at the dump.

    My first bicycle, several bits collected and put together. A wooden boat a few years ago. A Blaxland boat motor, still awaiting proper restoration, but it turns over. Oh yes, a small stainless steel...
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    Re: Specialized wooden boat.

    Where's the galley, and the head?
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    Re: Things we regret selling

    The first house I restored, beachside, sand stone, old in Australian terms, a labour of love. Worth millions now.

    A 12ft Huon Pine dinghy I bought, and sold sight unseen.
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    Re: The Point of No Return

    and social media, modern electronic warfare, and blind stupidity means that the 'secret police' are redundant.

    And yes SV, there are a couple of them right here.
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    Re: Emotional support hardware

    Mine's called a boat…….
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    Re: Your first car

    Late 30's Singer rag top coupe…………. in bits on a trailer. Five quid.
  17. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    I hope Phelps is not counting her chickens, early and postal votes seem to be going the liberal way and it's only a few hundred in it now.
  18. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Ian has been hilarious for a long time.
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    And that's not fraud?
  20. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    I too noted that. I just shook my head, but likely the Libs had a contract with Sky, or the place actually has no ABC feed.
    But there's no place to hide from the result. Question is are the Libs...
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    Of course there's voter fraud in the US, many States practice suppression of those with the right to register and vote.
  22. Re: Saudis kill and dismember journalist in consulate in Istanbul

    Well Juan certainly got this right…...

    There is no "conservatives" in the Republican Party
    There is no "left" in the Democratic Party
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    Re: Proud Boys in Florida

    #5
    SB is looking for a job. I think he'll be disappointed.
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    Re: Parallels Too Strong to Ignore

    Despite much evidence to the contrary, and your damaged and politically corrupted judicial institutions, I have more faith in the ultimate sense and strength of your democratic institutions and the...
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    Re: Do you think there will be a second vote?

    They are thinking of their own, and the party's political future and not the future of the country. Typical Bl**y politicians.
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    Re: The best sports car

    "MG's were all horrible cars... but that really has nothing to do with it :)"

    How right you are Norman. An aunt had a drop head Delage but I don't think it qualifies. I called my MG TC a '5 day a...
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    Re: Sharkbite and pex-feels like cheating

    Right angle bends have the habit of reducing pressure on the 'out' side of the line, and building up pressure on the 'in' side.
    At least that is what I remember a plumber telling me.
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    Re: Elizabeth Warren releases DNA analysis report

    #327
    blurt!!
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    Re: Life is precious and fleeting

    Always take a couple of these along whenever you read the press or listen to a political speech....
  30. Re: It's not really populism... it's really a battle of elites

    Here it's not about personal wealth so much, as twice removed bribery by industry, lobby groups and some social pressure groups.
    In a country reckoned as over 70% secular (according to the census)...
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    There is nothing they can say that is as reliable as say…………….Donalds tweets…………………...
  32. Re: FREE woodworking plans for house furniture and so forth

    Not for a couple of years. But I have downloaded some kayak plans and an Instructible on SOF boats. At that time there seemed to be no problems, but that 'puter and all contained has long gone to the...
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    Surely the hit squad realised that they were signing their own death warrants as well?
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    Well, let's face it Ska, the Americans slaughter each other at an astounding rate, they slaughtered round 5000 of their own and who knows how many 'collateral' deaths on a lie in Iraq, Afghanistan is...
  35. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Probably because the Salvo's had a better reputation than the Government……….. but after the child abuse enquiry?
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    So a court of justice is supporting illegal behaviour by the State (read Government)?

    You are indeed in trouble.

    It's the State government's problem, not the would be and entitled voters. The...
  37. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Green has called it for Phelps.
    Will she ever sit……………. a general election very soon?

    …meanwhile in NSW, even the Port Stevens sharks are acting up………………….
  38. Thread: GOP idiocy.

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    Re: GOP idiocy.

    Despite recent activities, they make our mob look pictures of probity.
  39. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Watching the coverage, in the first paragraph the Lib spokesman said Bill Shorten failing because there was no protest vote for labour. And then he said it again.
    Thanks for the mention.
    BTW, if...
  40. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Rained here too Bobby, but not cold. 24 mm for the week so far, and that is very welcome.

    Doing some very bad welding in the shed today. Sometimes I've got it, sometimes not.
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    ….and we still get idiots and the downright crooked.
  42. Re: I woke up unable to speak English after cycling accident

    I have heard of this happening after a stroke.
  43. Re: Sexism, rape culture, modern feminism and everything else you've been wondering a

    Ish the very fact that Donald and his party have defied convention, ignored good governance and rung in another obvious plant makes it corrupted by nature of it's appointments.
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    Re: Life is precious and fleeting

    I have always wondered why the trolls get so much attention..
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    Re: Queen of the Mississippi

    A sort of 19th Century one of these………..

    https://www.princess.com/images/learn/ships/sea_princess/photo_gallery/sp_dp_cp_exterior_lg.jpg
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    Re: Voter suppression.

    I don't suppose your 'constitution' is much help in these cases or it'd have been invoked before. Or is a case of 'selective' conformation?
  47. Re: Model making, plastic kits and scratch. Astounding.

    I just looked, I still have the Durango and NW work train I mostly scratch built with a Shay, a powered crane and a leading snow plough car. I'd forgotten I kept it.
  48. Re: Saudis kill and dismember journalist in consulate in Istanbul

    Well they got away with 911, so why would they not suppose that the murder of some obscure journo would get any attention?
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    Re: Something to get your teeth into!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0fKSDuhkV4
  50. Re: A 6-Metre Great White Shark Ate a Dead Whale in Front of a Boat Full of Tourists

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0fKSDuhkV4
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