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Fri Feb 12

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 17:37

Re: Tall metal post on the pavement?

Let's hope its got a durgo valve fitted if it's a stink pipe or it could get smelly when temperatures rise !

For anyone else wondering what a "Durgo valve" is

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Mon Feb 8

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:26

Re: Eye prescription - is this right?

Does this look right? - particularly the Axis being 95 for one eye and 6 for the other.
I understand this refers to how spherical the eye is.


Sort of. It's related to the deviation from 'perfect' curvature of an eye's cornea or [more]

Sat Feb 6

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TMFTarantula posted to the Films board. 19:54

'The Epic Uncool Of Philip Seymour Hoffman'

A long article (c.7,400) which offers an "extensive survey, and critical summary, of" Philip Seymour Hoffman's "career in film."

"Hoffman was an artist who didn’t play roles so much as inhabit them. [more]

Fri Feb 5

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 23:28

Re: Child exploitation ??????????

No. Legally, you can work for nothing, as many people do at charity shops. Or you can work for minimum wage. Anything in between is illegal.

It's not as simple as that:

"Calling an unpaid worker ‘unpaid’ or ‘a [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 19:33

Re: Anyone up North - Stotties?

Haven't tried it -- although am now very much tempted to -- but there's

http://neil-pearson03.blogspot.co.uk/

which uses a breadmaker for the dough.

It includes [more]

Wed Feb 3

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TMFTarantula posted to the Films board. 22:40

Watching paint dry...

"British filmmaker Charlie Lyne, maker of 2014’s Beyond Clueless, is irritated with the British Board of Film Classification, and he found a clever way to express it. He submitted a movie for review with the title Paint Drying that [more]

Thu Jan 28

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TMFTarantula posted to the Music Music Music board. 21:47

Building A Beat...

"Watch jazz legend Elvin Jones build a drum beat"

http://boingboing.net/2016/01/28/watch-jazz-legend-elvin-jon...

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 21:13

Re: Oil maths

So, how much do we save per litre on the upper band...

It's impossible to work that out, given that you say

"The oil is sold in price bands - 500-900 being a band, 900-2000 being a cheaper band. I don't know how much [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - General board. 19:34

Re: Legal aid reform scrapped

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35432581

"A major restructuring of the criminal legal aid system in England and Wales has been scrapped, Justice Secretary Michael Gove has
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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 18:32

Re: New laptop

Can anyone offer any advice as to which would be a good one to get? I would prefer it to have a number pad.

Laptops usually don't have a number pad - that's the price of being laptop sized.

But USB numeric keypads are cheap [more]

Sun Jan 24

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TMFTarantula posted to the Curiosity Corner board. 20:45

Point of interest

"The Austrian village of Jungholz is connected to the rest of the country by a single point, the summit of the mountain Sorgschrofen. The summit marks a “quadripoint,” a point that touches four distinct territories — here, Austria to the north [more]

Wed Jan 20

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 16:46

Re: Activity 'Favourite Posts

There may be a way to do this currently, I don't know, but would it [be] possible for posters to save their favourite posts, including their own, for quick reference.


You could use the "My Links" box on your [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 11:20

Re: Uber Nuisance

... so I'm questioning your conclusion rather than saying outright that it's wrong.

I concede that "Jeanette Miller wouldn't appear to know her law very well" was perhaps a tad harsh :-)

But I do think it'd have [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:52

Re: When Elton John dies . . .

> I'm Still Standing

Do you think, when he goes, they'll play this one much? Seems a little....inappropriate maybe?


Less inappropriate than "Better Off Dead", perhaps.

(It's on "Captain Fantastic [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 09:23

Re: Uber Nuisance

> I realise being parked with your engine running is not illegal.

In fact, it is.

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Tue Jan 19

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TMFTarantula replied to the Oil & Gas - Companies board. 12:20

Re: WTI/Brent

Hi all

As it's not about O&G companies, this discussion would be more appropriate on the Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends board

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 12:04

Re: When Elton John dies . . .

Even though I don't like the guy (I actually think he is a dick), I do understand the contribution that he has made to British music.

Always important to bear in mind that much/half of the contribution - certainly in the case of Elton [more]

Fri Jan 15

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:54

Re: Washing Up

There are (depending on which source you read) between 2-10x the number of bacteria in your body compared to human cells

That myth has just been exploded -

"It's often said that the bacteria and other microbes in our [more]

Thu Jan 14

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 17:42

Re: Any chilly Nest users here?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/01/14/nest_foul_up/

Another argument against smart meters?


It may (or may not) be an argument against [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 10:06

Re: Adblocker for Chrome on PC (Win 10)

I get the dire warning from Chrome before installing 'It can read and change data on all of the websites that you visit'.

Any ad bloker has to be able to read the data on the website you visit to work out what is an ad and what [more]

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