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Light

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From https://twitter.com/search?q=%40louis_gave&src=typd
Tweeting about the situation in Venezuela.

"What did Socialists use for light before they had candles?"


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Electricity!

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Re: Light

Maybe we can consider candles to be analog and electric light as digital

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Maybe we can consider candles to be analog and electric light as digital

The analog would fail in a slight breeze.

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The analog would fail in a slight breeze.

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That's all it takes to shut down our power around here, then we get out the candles.
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Re: Light

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Question:

From https://twitter.com/search?q=%40louis_gave&src=typd
Tweeting about the situation in Venezuela.

"What did Socialists use for light before they had candles?"


Answer

Electricity!

Coming here soon
They didn't: They sat in cold, dark rooms and were persuaded by the politicians that it was 'good for them'.

Likewise queuing for bread and other essentials was all part of the joy of a socialist state.

Come to that; remember how long it used to take to get a phone line connected in this country in the days of the GPO?
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Come to that; remember how long it used to take to get a phone line connected in this country in the days of the GPO?
Then in the late 1960s we were delighted to be given STD

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Then in the late 1960s we were delighted to be given STD

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I recommend penicillin for that, Harold.
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Happened to me once, but I got some strong tablets and all was well again.
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Happened to me once, but I got some strong tablets and all was well again.

A lot better than those brush things I'm told they used to use.
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I thought they used things like item 3 in the following webb page

https://mentalfloss.com/article/4917...-exist-museums

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A lot better than those brush things I'm told they used to use.
I suspect that was a military scare story.
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Thought we'd banned political threads, or does a bunch of old farts talking the usual old fart nonsense not count as political anymore?
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Thought we'd banned political threads, or does a bunch of old farts talking the usual old fart nonsense not count as political anymore?
What ban? A couple are closed.

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Farts? Did someone call for farts? Give me a minute.....
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Thought we'd banned political threads, or does a bunch of old farts talking the usual old fart nonsense not count as political anymore?
No "old farts" on here so maybe you've got confused ( it happens in old age ) Watching the BBC Parliament Channel and seeing those sat in the "House", constantly talking nonsense, could be the cause of your confusion.

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