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  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread All about football (soccer).
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  • Hydrino

    Replied to the thread Coronavirus around the world.
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    (Quote from Ghost)

    "Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth." Einstein

    https://m.jpost.com/health-sci…ted-for-under-1day-675612

    Let me know how your Lysol experiment goes.
  • UK Man

    Replied to the thread Noisy neighbours.
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    (Quote from Splinter)

    You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours?

    To be honest in the town where we live there isn't one street that doesn't have a hotchpotch of buildings in design. That one actually looks fine to me!! At least it's not in a state of…
  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread Noisy neighbours.
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    (Quote from Rice)

    The local council shut them down a couple of weeks ago and put this on their wall:


    The builders then returned on Monday and said they had permission to only work on the ground floor. We were never even consulted about this radical change…
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread Noisy neighbours.
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    Are you sure they have permission?
  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread Noisy neighbours.
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    Here's what they are doing next door which begs the question, what kind of criteria does the local council use for giving permission?
  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread Covid-19 vaccine.
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    (Quote from Rice)

    In Utopia, yes.
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread Covid-19 vaccine.
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    Breaking news in the Washington Post:

    WHO calls for moratorium on booster shots of coronavirus vaccine through September, citing global disparity

    “WHO officials said Wednesday that a moratorium is necessary while poorer countries struggle to access
  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread British ship hijacked by Iran?.
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    Iran is up to some really nasty business at the moment.
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread Outstanding military figures.
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    What a courageous man! I’m glad his story is being kept alive.
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread Watching the dollar.
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    I’m trying to remember the exchange rate in 2014, to compare it to today’s official and blue rates. Was it around 12/dollar?
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread British ship hijacked by Iran?.
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    I’m very glad an international incident has been averted. I wonder how these 9 men boarded the ship in the first place?

    (“The men who boarded the MV Asphalt Princess were reportedly armed and are said to have ordered it to sail to Iran“)
  • Rice

    Replied to the thread Coronavirus around the world.
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    While I’m not following the rather loaded (undocumented, untested, etc) immigrant part, I can definitely shed some light on your first concern. The problem with relying on antibodies developed through having had COVID is that the levels of these…
  • daniel

    Reacted with Like to Splinter’s post in the thread Outstanding military figures.
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    What incredible fighting spirit!

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  • daniel

    Replied to the thread Coronavirus around the world.
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    Rice .... I'm not sure if the ones whom are vaccinated, and have never had covid, are anymore protected than the ones who have had covid
    and now have natural immunity. Explain to me how a government tries to get a handle on a pandemic and yet allows…
  • Splinter

    Reacted with Like to Semigoodlooking’s post in the thread Watching the dollar.
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    Yesterday when looking through old emails for work, I found a document from when me and my wife moved into an apartment back in 2014. The document was all the things we needed to buy and their cost. I paid 4200 pesos for my washing machine, 3500 for the…
  • Semigoodlooking

    Replied to the thread Watching the dollar.
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    Yesterday when looking through old emails for work, I found a document from when me and my wife moved into an apartment back in 2014. The document was all the things we needed to buy and their cost. I paid 4200 pesos for my washing machine, 3500 for the…
  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread Outstanding military figures.
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    What incredible fighting spirit!

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  • Splinter

    Replied to the thread British ship hijacked by Iran?.
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    The Royal Navy has apparently sorted it out.
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-58083671
  • Rice

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    Tuesday August 3 2021
    The Telegraph
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    Ship 'hijacked' off coast of United Arab Emirates
    The British navy warned on Tuesday of a "potential hijack" of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman, without elaborating.
    The British military's