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by Tripps
20 Apr 2019, 13:20
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 6373
Views: 307343

Re: POLITICS CORNER

I don't for a minute think anything untoward happened, and I'm glad it was a success. I just wanted to point out that someone who wanted to make mischief could do so, and the LIbdems have some form in that direction. :smile:
by Tripps
20 Apr 2019, 10:58
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

David, could you be persuaded to clean the plaque up a bit. Could get you a dinner at the college.. Yes of course, I shall conquer my aversion to heights, and the 'treating' is probably best avoided. I'd probably show myself up. :smile: I checked 'cleaning plaques' on google and was surprised that ...
by Tripps
20 Apr 2019, 10:48
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 6373
Views: 307343

Re: POLITICS CORNER

It's actually all quite straightforward - if you're a qualified lawyer. :smile: I've skimmed through it - I'd say someone with an axe to grind could make a credible case. I I have little contact with local politics, but have been told by several people that the Libdems are quite ruthless in their el...
by Tripps
19 Apr 2019, 12:13
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

PanBiker wrote:
19 Apr 2019, 11:05
I wonder if that is Martha?

Pretty sure to be I'd guess. :smile:
by Tripps
19 Apr 2019, 10:38
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 6373
Views: 307343

Re: POLITICS CORNER

It's very complicated isn't it?

Stanley is politically aware (woke?), and hasn't fully 'got it'. What chance the rest? :laugh5:
by Tripps
19 Apr 2019, 10:34
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

We must keep an eye on her activities David! I've done that already. :smile: I have had a print out of the Phi Beta Kappa paper for quite a while now, and I did some revision last night. There's quite a lot of information here I now know what Kipper und Wipper means. That'll impress her next door. ...
by Tripps
19 Apr 2019, 10:20
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!
Replies: 1880
Views: 145895

Re: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!

Having slept on it - I like this situation even less. :smile: I haven't yet read the small print to see what rescue cover they've 'sold' me. There are several levels and it might not match what I already have with Britannia Rescue. I'll check it out. It's Good Friday so I can't amuse myself by phoni...
by Tripps
18 Apr 2019, 14:44
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!
Replies: 1880
Views: 145895

Re: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!

Thank you Sir - here's your bill for the major service on your vehicle - I'll just run through what we have done - and you will note that each major Nissan service includes an update to your Satnav software which is worth £100, and a years full subscription to the RAC rescue service for UK and Europ...
by Tripps
17 Apr 2019, 16:59
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 6373
Views: 307343

Re: POLITICS CORNER

I came across this a few days ago - politics was so much more simple then. :smile:

Brexit means Brexit
by Tripps
17 Apr 2019, 16:56
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: POVERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

I was in Cambridge this afternoon, and couldn't resist a short detour to look if this memorial plaque was still there. It is - but could do with a good clean up. :smile:
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Those steps need a handrail or climbing ropes. :smile:
by Tripps
06 Apr 2019, 11:06
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3866
Views: 188490

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Good to hear that it all seems to have gone well. :smile:

I think any patient that is a member of this site should have it marked in red on the front of their notes. "Member of OGFB - likely to know more than you do about their condition, and treatment" :laugh5:
by Tripps
06 Apr 2019, 11:02
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2390
Views: 170651

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Stanley wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 05:35
Interesting that House hasn't changed at all.....
I saw some deeds once that referred throughout to the 'dwelling house or messuage' which it seems includes the land and outbuildings. There is also 'curtilage' which I can't be bothered to look up. :smile:
by Tripps
06 Apr 2019, 10:55
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3036
Views: 167999

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I used to marvel as to what it had cost to build all those properties and wondered where the money had come from. It taught me a lesson I am still aware of today, I remember that building - usually viewed from my bicycle on the way back from Buxton. I seem to recall it was mainly downhill. :smile: ...
by Tripps
05 Apr 2019, 12:16
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: BOB'S BITS
Replies: 2402
Views: 162410

Re: BOB'S BITS

Stanley wrote:
05 Apr 2019, 11:55
It was in Britain, in the mid-1950s, that Cubby Broccoli conceived the James Bond 007 idea,
I think Ian Fleming may have had some input as well, and with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang . :smile:
by Tripps
05 Apr 2019, 10:09
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 4624
Views: 349890

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Tizer wrote:
05 Apr 2019, 09:19
The program was able to convincingly add fake malignant growths to images of lungs taken by MRI and CT scanning machines.
But why would they want to do that? Sounds like 'project fear' from a software company? :smile:

This however, has already happened, and is quite scary. Ukraine
by Tripps
03 Apr 2019, 09:01
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 6373
Views: 307343

Re: POLITICS CORNER

PS. The woman is barking mad as well as being an idiot. Welcome to the club. :smile: I posted this on 10th June 2017 after her great success in the snap General Election. "Mrs May made the same victory speech outside Number 10 which she had prepared for a win with a large majority. She then gave an...
by Tripps
03 Apr 2019, 08:54
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: QUOTE OF THE DAY. TRIPPS ORIGINAL
Replies: 1078
Views: 89076

Re: QUOTE OF THE DAY. TRIPPS ORIGINAL

It was later revealed that the Cabinet had also to hand over their mobile phones whilst they were in Number 10. We also learn that 14 of the 24 disagreed with her course of action, but were overruled.

Remember Spitting Images?

"And the vegetables? " - "they'll have the same. . . "
by Tripps
02 Apr 2019, 17:58
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: QUOTE OF THE DAY. TRIPPS ORIGINAL
Replies: 1078
Views: 89076

Re: QUOTE OF THE DAY. TRIPPS ORIGINAL

BBC news reporter outside 10 Downing Street waiting expectantly for the promised important (latest) statement from the Prime Minister. " The Cabinet have been in there for so long that may soon be liable for Council Tax. She's not letting them out before she's made her statement - so she can get her...
by Tripps
02 Apr 2019, 12:32
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9846
Views: 488692

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Tizer wrote:
02 Apr 2019, 11:33
The newspapers often change the contents of specific online pages
AS far as I can deduce, this wasn't a news item which changed, it was their April Fool feature, and it wasn't moved somewhere else, then replaced by another spoof - it it was pulled.

I am still wondering why? :smile:
by Tripps
02 Apr 2019, 09:50
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8677
Views: 397914

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Stanley wrote:
02 Apr 2019, 02:04
being in a seat which is facing backwards is the safest in the event of a rail crash
And on an aircraft too. I flew to Singapore in 1963 facing backwards all the way. The military insisted on rear facing seats to be awarded the air trooping contract. :smile:
by Tripps
01 Apr 2019, 10:52
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9846
Views: 488692

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

David, that's the first time I have ever seen Mail Online. Is that really the future for newspapers? By the way, no signs of Larry's cat flap on my page..... That's a mystery - it was there when I posted it, as I always check that a link works. Can't find any trace of it now, and it was a very good...
by Tripps
31 Mar 2019, 23:16
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9846
Views: 488692

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley wrote:
31 Mar 2019, 01:51
An email from Uncle Bob asking me to explain English hot water systems
Tell him it's what you mix with your Benedictine. :smile:

It's only 12 15 on first day of April and already I've seen this - Cat flapNot before time I'd say. :smile:

Time for bed said Florence. :extrawink:
by Tripps
31 Mar 2019, 19:24
Forum: TV
Topic: GOOD TV
Replies: 1533
Views: 99982

Re: GOOD TV

The 'Race around the world' has reached the China - Vietnam border, and some of them have just passed through Nanning. Not far from where Chinatyke lives in Pingguo. It's a lot larger and a lot more modern than I imagined, and it was raining.
Sometimes I'm a little bit jealous. :smile:
by Tripps
30 Mar 2019, 23:04
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9846
Views: 488692

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Burnley v Wolves on match of the Day. I smiled when saw and advert on the pitchside rotating hoarding for Benedictine. Those who have been keeping up will know all about why it's only there on this Premiership ground. :smile:
by Tripps
30 Mar 2019, 19:14
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?
Replies: 5958
Views: 297126

Re: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?

The purists will have a fit when they see the words `Guinness beer' on the label! I hadn't noticed that and agreed with you. However I did a bit of 'due diligence furtling' and found that surprisingly Guinness Beers they might be right. :smile: I just had one - on a bed of corned beef hash, (no one...

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