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Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Envy of the world ?

You've obviously not seen Michael Moore's 'Sicko' - it's full of the same sort of thing and many much worse!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Good enough source for you, Nigel (key finding number 1)?
...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

This bit is truly shocking:

"It comes as separate research found an overwhelming majority of English Conservatives believe Scottish independence or the collapse of the Northern Ireland peace...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Yeahbut it's not 'real' news like you get from the Mail, Breitbart, Sun or Fox!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Will Theresa May demand her 'bung' back from the DUP, if they don't support her Brexit 'deal'?

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

Presumably they've done the costing, and coal brings in more money than the Great Barrier Reef tourists.

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

All pretty much my thoughts, John!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Q1: Why are tourists coming over?
A1: The pound is cheap.

Q2: Why are prices in shops higher?
A2: See A1.

Jim
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Using the P mode?

Would the 'P' Mode help me with my benign enlarged prostate?

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Yeah - the U.K. is set to become a giant theme park. With summers set to be like the last scorcher, I don't fancy walking around in a suit of armour for tourists!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

Re. number 4. Newsthump spot-on as usual:

http://newsthump.com/2018/10/05/toilet-paper-boards-air-force-one-still-attached-to-massive-turd/

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/10/07/michael-gove-let-homeowners-scavenge-waste-council-dumps/

But as usual, Newsthump has a better take on it:
...
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

'Order-order' - is that the the 'poor man's Breitbart' or Fox News?

Jim
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 421
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Salt & Vinegar?

We could meet up and do 'swaps'!

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 421
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Salt & Vinegar?

I've got an ex GPO moving coil multimeter (it may be a Taylor - I don't currently have it to hand). I got it off a stall in St Albans that used to sell surplus equipment cheap. The needle was stuck...
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

I guess that's a 'tick list' for 'Wornish'!

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

In centuries to come an alien race will visit the Earth, which will be a hothouse with many species extinct - including our own.

They'll find plenty of money though!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 421
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Salt & Vinegar?

Yes, me too!

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Jim Ford
Aurora Alert!

Glendale Aurora Alerts report:

"Aurora likely on camera over the whole UK at the moment for those in dark sky areas. Likely to be high and may even go overhead in northern Scotland."
...
Forum: Announcements 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: More from Photokina

Ooo - I like 'wacky' lenses like the fisheye!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

This is a photography oriented site and this particular forum is The Lounge, where you can "....have a chat about something else for a change. Just keep it clean and polite!"

I have no problem...
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,965
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Interesting echo of Shelley's 'Masque of Anarchy':

"Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you
Ye are many --...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: An Archetypic Mushroom: Fly Agaric Amanita muscari

Huh, what did you say - I was distracted?

;)

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: A few birds and an interloper at Calke Abbey today

I think that the chaffinch is a male - maybe immature.

Jim
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