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  1. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    I would have some respect for them if they considered the outcomes of their moronic decisions.
    Heller armed the US, so you have 120 times more gun deaths per 100k of population than the more...
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    Re: The Great American Hobby Shop

    There is still a small hobby shop hanging on in Barrow.
    I bought the paint and plastic coals for the Traction Engine from them.
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  3. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Looks like hard work.
  4. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    https://i.redd.it/xobkagxotot01.jpg
  5. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    The legislative branch of your government are a bunch of incompetent, corrupt morons.
  6. Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    Frankly, I am appalled.

    I never had much respect for SCOTUS since Heller, then Roe v Wade, and now this.
    The biggest bunch of irresponsible morons outside the Cuckoos Nest.

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    Re: Anyone know this model?

    Just reduce the station spacing in the ratio 18/20 or to 90%, and you will be fine. No need to change the breadths or depths.
  8. Re: The Finnish and Swedish contributions to NATO.... if Türkiye allows.

    Yep, If you read the Memorandum (link provided) you will see that it is mostly about extraditing terrorists after due process.
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    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    Must be a slow day for news.
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    With that list of timber, I wonder whether is larch available?
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Not to mention the Chinese walking marriages, and that Himalayan hill tribe where the ground can only support a family if two brothers work the land and share a wife. Then, thanks to modern...
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    Got any proofs for that?
    Inquiring minds and all that.
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    That might be true in the US of A.

    I worked in a part of the UK nuclear industry, so i know how well regulated and the high levels of QA that are allied to it
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    Just because you are incapable of learning from your mistakes, does not mean that . . . .

    Consider the risks from coal mining:
    https://arlweb.msha.gov/stats/centurystats/coalstats.asp
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    Re: Custom built stow hatches.

    Screw an upstanding brass strip to the inside of the hatch coaming.
    Router a shallow groove in the hatch top to take a compressible rubber gasket that lines up with the upstand of the brass strip. ...
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    Re: The Bathroom...

    Cork tiles are warmer underfoot than lino.
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    "Killing is necessary"
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    Re: Oar handles too small?

    No reason why not.
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    It will be a lot easier to solve the storage of small quantities of waste than it will be to get huge quantities of CO2 and permafrost methane out of the atmosphere.
  20. Re: The Finnish and Swedish contributions to NATO.... if Türkiye allows.

    Trilateral memorandum between Türkiye, Finland and Sweden
    https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_197342.htm?selectedLocale=en
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    Just watched a documentary which included the Thorpe reprocessing plant, just north of me as I type.
    The vast majority of the spent fuel was reprocessed back into useable fuel, whist the relatively...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Here you go:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woke

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical_race_theory

    So to answer OR, No. They should go hand in glove.
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Just so.
    Which indicates that those who use it as a pejorative term must approve of social injustices and racial/gender prejudices.
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    Re: Modifications to Elfyn

    These sail quite well without any hole in the bottom at all atall. :)
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Well, when we are discussing science, something that in itself is important as a topic, a failure to understand, or even listen to scientific arguments is a bit fundamental.
    Refusing to accept that...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    This post is why I have an issue with the way the word is now used.


    How can that be used as a pejorative? Is being aware of prejudice a bad thing?
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    Re: Wildfire in Wales

    Actually, your irony is closer to the truth than you think.
    The bluestones that are the oldest part of Stonehenge were originally installed as a henge in the Welsh site of Waun Mawn in the Preseli...
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    Re: Wildfire in Wales

    This might amuse you, https://silurian-reef.fieldmuseum.org/narrative/412
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    Re: Wildfire in Wales

    Wedged in between
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/Silurian_plate_tectonics.png
    Baltica and Laurentica.

    Although they may not be Silurian, the same species of big trilobites...
  30. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    As a contrast, our local councils are saving money by allowing the verges, even in towns, to grow into wild flower meadows, to the benefit of bees and other pollinators.
    When some council employee...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    You apparently do not know me that well.
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Short memory or what?
    I have repeatedly posted links to the Greeks, and have referred to several TV documentaries about tribes practicing various forms of gay sex before they settle down to...
  33. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    Well, I was thinking just in terms of your veggie patch.

    Is there a craft brewery near you, from where you can cart away spent hops? They do well as a soil improper.

    Grassy meadows are boring....
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    I do get the impression that a lot of people using "woke" as a pejorative do not really know the dictionary meaning of the word.:rolleyes:
  35. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    We have improved our soil by mulching with our own compost.
    We compost everything, kitchen peelings and trimmings from veggies, grass and hedge cuttings, mixed with shredded paper (correspondence...
  36. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    Anemone, anemone, fecking predictive spelling.:(
  37. Re: What are the 'good' things Trump did for this country?

    Can I play?

    Skidmark demonstrated for the world to see how corrupt US politics is becoming.
  38. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Yep, you lot vote total morons to positions of power, we voted for BREXIT and Boris the Buffoon..
  39. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    ^ Four of those are good eating.
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    OK, your turn. How can it be genetic when societies do/have not displayed the aversion?
    Don't forget, the issue is distribution, not degree.
  41. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    You could wait and see what seeds were dormant in the soil. That would be natures way.
    If it were the UK, a mix of English (not the Spanish) bluebells, wood anatomy and so on.
  42. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Nah, your RWWs are such slow readers that they have not finished the OT yet. They only know Joshua from the plastic dashboard ornaments.
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Au contraire. There is lots of evidence, from antiquity and from recently discovered tribal societies, that show no aversion, but no evidence that aversion, even slight aversion, was universal.
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    You must be an early to bed person. It is only 10.30 here.
  45. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    Or dig an underpass lined with a couple of bricks.
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Nah, genetics are not necessary, and does not fit all the anthropological gaps. If it were genetic, even only a little bit if that were possible, there should have been no gaps.

    Now that is an...
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Why are you so wedded to the genetic hypothesis, when the cultural alternative has a far better fit to the data and has an equal standing in the literature.?
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    I have pointed out before that if there were a genetic component, gay sex would not have been a social norm, as it was ain many cultures.
    If it were hard-wired, the aversion would be distributed,...
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    I wish that you would tell us to what you refer.
    If it is the disgust reflex, G. is wedded to it being genetic, and refusing to accept the more plausible proposal that it is cultural, a meme,...
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    Re: George Is Wrong

    Forum History, some here will recognize the reference.
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