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by Big Kev
06 Jul 2020, 19:10
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 5315
Views: 368533

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Anyone who's using a Humax Freesat box, on demand services appear to be down. This looks to be Humax specific and is affecting the whole of the UK, the Freesat Twitter feed is full of complaints that Freesat are directing people to Humax support. They're not open until tomorrow morning... It's all ...
by Big Kev
06 Jul 2020, 18:05
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 5315
Views: 368533

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Sounds like a sensible compromise to me, why make life difficult when the technology is there...
by Big Kev
06 Jul 2020, 09:18
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1702
Views: 102093

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Stanley wrote:
06 Jul 2020, 02:33
I hope that is just some erratic blue obscuration at the top of the pane! (Or is it just me....)
It is.
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 19:32
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 5315
Views: 368533

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Anyone who's using a Humax Freesat box, on demand services appear to be down. This looks to be Humax specific and is affecting the whole of the UK, the Freesat Twitter feed is full of complaints that Freesat are directing people to Humax support. They're not open until tomorrow morning...
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 18:19
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1702
Views: 102093

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Wasn't sure where to put this...
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by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 18:16
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1702
Views: 102093

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

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by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 16:10
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Oooh! I was just guessing based on the wires :-)
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 13:32
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Very old telephone?
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 11:59
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

A generator?
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 08:34
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1103
Views: 12209

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

Sue wrote:
05 Jul 2020, 08:25
https://www.aquatechtrade.com/news/wast ... -sampling/



This was the beginning of April and was one of the articles I found, it was Holland
Same people, different article https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00973-x
:-)
by Big Kev
05 Jul 2020, 06:53
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11772
Views: 531316

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Tree down on Harrison Street
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by Big Kev
04 Jul 2020, 21:41
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1103
Views: 12209

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

There was also an article about waste water testing, in the Netherlands, at the beginning of April
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00973-x
by Big Kev
02 Jul 2020, 10:18
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Caterpillar?
by Big Kev
02 Jul 2020, 09:16
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I'm with Ian, early 1960s newly created island off the coast of Iceland.
by Big Kev
30 Jun 2020, 14:04
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Discobolus by Myron, never heard of Samuel Butler though...
by Big Kev
29 Jun 2020, 20:12
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 1784
Views: 43853

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

They look like they're having a great time Wendy :-)
by Big Kev
29 Jun 2020, 09:56
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11772
Views: 531316

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Tizer wrote:
29 Jun 2020, 09:28
Since lockdown we haven't used 5th gear.
This strategy has been adopted when driving the Yeti.
by Big Kev
29 Jun 2020, 08:00
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11772
Views: 531316

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Same reason I'm sticking with a turbodiesel. Spoke to Vicarage Motors this morning, they're keeping the MAP sensor on the shelf for a week, just in case.
by Big Kev
29 Jun 2020, 07:10
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: PUBLIC SERVICE CUTS
Replies: 527
Views: 46727

Re: PUBLIC SERVICE CUTS

From the BBC Funding of £1bn for 50 major school building projects in England is being promised by the prime minister. There will also be a further £560m for repairs to crumbling school buildings. "It's important we lay the foundations for a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed," sa...
by Big Kev
28 Jun 2020, 15:08
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11772
Views: 531316

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

The engine management light came on in the Yeti a couple of days ago, it then went into 'limp mode'. Thoughts were that it's not doing the daily commute so something had bunged up, a trip to Vicarage Motors and the diagnostic confirmed it. A turbo 'revive' (blow the crap out of the turbo vanes) and ...
by Big Kev
28 Jun 2020, 14:47
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1702
Views: 102093

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

And now, returning to jokes...

I've just had some of Elvis Costello's Mediterranean Meat Selection from Waitrose, it was very nice.

Olive Salami is here to stay...
by Big Kev
27 Jun 2020, 13:54
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12532
Views: 475759

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

It's size?
by Big Kev
27 Jun 2020, 10:44
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1702
Views: 102093

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

The URL https://www.facebook.com/susan.graham.73932/videos/4678788478813254/ which links to the video in Margaret's Facebook wall will work for me, as she's on my 'friends' list. The video was posted by Susan, onto Margaret's FB wall and, I suspect, has the viewing permissions set to 'friends of fri...

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