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    Which is just silly; as any fule know, totatototototo is a froot!...
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    1082 ref 1071 - Concur about the browser version; not tried the mobile "app"....
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    1025, 1026 - Who is going to believe that Israel actually had at least one aeroplane that could carry a 10 thousand kg conventional bomb and drop it with reasonable accuracy? The cited Douglas A-4 (Probably an E variant in...
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    1010 - In the UK "Mexican rice" has token quantities of tomato, capsicum, veg oil and black beans added; it can just about be made into a palitable starch/carbs for a meal by adding 1 tsp dried chilli flakes to...
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    I'm more likely to shout "redcurrant jelly"......
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    Furry boots they fae Big Man? (the 7200 lumen ones; my Mother has macular degeneration and I have a couple of corridor spaces that might benefit)...
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    These days, Windoze lets you tie a computer to, say, Hectorina McGlumpher "because it is more secure if only Hectorina or IS Department can use 'her' computer". Believe it or not; that is the rationale used....
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    See your "deep south" location and raise Inverewe Garden at 57:46.5N. And this is why I'm not working through the back catalogue of your generalisiations etc......
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    Remind me who it is who grows food plants at 52 north. Pretty much anyone in Scotland, for values that include anything people eat as "food plants". Ok, we might use (heated sometimes) greenhouses, but one of the few times...
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    If I "read it in the Grauniad", the first thing I do is fact-check it....
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    The closest I can come to arguing with any of that is that I honestly did not expect to be a survivor, being about 10 to 15 miles from 5 Ground Zero points in 3 directions....
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    Greg, stop hiding the actual publisher and subject of political links under your own interpretation. Finding the publisher of this piece (helpfully contained in the URL you hid) was enough to tell me to not bother clicking through on it....
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    633 @ 631 et al - That's getting into marginal costs of operating the ship, as well as harbour fees, and I think fees for moving containers. 633 @ 617 - I was "slightly wrong" in that DC is inland...
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    601 answer to 440 - I was "somewhat aware", at least to the extent that the AC was only used to carry Harrier 1s (any variant) to the Falklands. 351, 350, 441 - I still don't see how, given the...
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    569 - Rocketpjs said "I suspect the next thing on the chopping block will be the 'big box' megastores that ... are in the process of having their lunch stolen by the Big Muddy River" You have a company called...
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    s/GUGS/GUCS...
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    Hmmmmm. Were you at GUGS in 1987?...
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    various, ending with 465 - And, indeed, subject to appropriate twist-locks, one 10 and one 30 foot, two x 10 and one 20 foot or even four by 10 foot. 48 foot (and 53 foot) are rare in Europe because...
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    440 John, in answer, see this photo.jpg) * of the Atlantic Conveyor off the Falklands in 1982. The foredeck, ahead of all the containers carries a Westland Wessex on the main helideck. * Link is borked and defies my attempts...
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    Greg, allow me to supply an illustration of the result. In summary there are 6 seats that voted Con, 4 that voted Lib Dem, and one, repeat one, that voted Lab. The rest all voted SNP. On look, that's nearly...
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    419 Greg said "A lot of the outer Isles regard the SNP the same way the SNP regard the evil English." Ballcocks! Until recently I lived in Eilean Siar, and the sitting MP has been Angus MacNeil (SNP) since 2005....
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    410, 411 - Service Number 1 from Dumbarton cemetery gate to Freelands Place, Dalmuir. 16 request stops (if people wish to board or disembark), 8.6 miles, 32 minutes scheduled by bus. 415 - Mostly agreed, but my present address would...
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    John at 341 in reply to Rocketpjs at 306 - Obvious issues are that:- 1) The top level of each stack is not a constant. 2) At each port you now have to offload the top container from each stack...
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    Pretty much, except that you have to get a man from your crew aboard to catch the line, since there are no crew....
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    I wasn't talking about all these legal fal-de-rols and fripperies. I was talking about how the ship is registered somewhere as owned by a company, and if it is found abandoned (by sailing crew) the first person/company to get a...
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    Did you not understand, or just ignore, how I used the term "owner of record" in the original statement? Company $number on the Liberian shipping register is just as much an owner of record as, say, Cunard is....
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    Had it been found in open waters by Dod G Salvors, of Rotterdam, NL, they could have used the recourse of sending the message "Your vessel $name" found adrift. Will you accept Lloyds Open Form?" to the owner of record....
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    Well, it's more like a dictatorship, but some species of "big cats" do form groups....
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    I always treated both the Skylark and Lensman series as "technobabble", although the term had yet to be invented....
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    160 - JHomes, I can't find a use for StreetView atm, but satellite can help give an idea of the architecture of an area (more so if combined with business map pins). 169 para 3/4 - Quote from my HC...
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