KT53


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WHAT IS THE WORLD COMING TO?

Posted: 17/12/2016 at 10:25

It's easy and dangerous to generalise about the effect of the virtual world.  It is likely to have a greater impact on younger people because they have grown up with it and it's just part of their day to day life.  You can blame the parents at least as much as the youngsters, for letting them (in many cases encouraging them) spend so much time in their rooms on smartphones and in chat rooms.  It keeps them quiet doesn't it??  I've seen plenty of people who are a long way from the first flush of youth, with phones on their desks, and being totally incapable of leaving the damn thing alone for more than 5 minutes.


I do agree that people constantly checking texts and other social media in company drives me mad.  The analogy with somebody sitting doing a crossword in a similar environment is a good one, it just wouldn't have happened.


I'm not so sure that the virtual wife is such a bad thing.  At least you could switch it off when it wanted to go shopping .  I'm now off to find my tin hat and flak jacket. 

Last edited: 17 December 2016 10:27:01

A home-made fungicide

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 08:15
Edd says:


Your body regulates acidity in your (second brain) The stomach. 


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 No wonder I'm so intelligent, I've got a massive brain 

A home-made fungicide

Posted: 15/12/2016 at 15:55

Nature doesn't add fungicide when it spreads the seeds, we don't need to either.  Fungicides etc may increase germination levels but aren't a necessity.

Big Dreams Small Spaces 2017

Posted: 15/12/2016 at 08:26

Is it a new series or are they recycling an old one?

Jobs You Think Are Going to be Easy.

Posted: 15/12/2016 at 08:25
Clarington says:


.....explain the dangers of putting a metal fork in a toaster"


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 What!?  How else do you get the bread out when it gets stuck?  Have I been doing it wrong all these years?  They must be forgetting to put the wellies and rubber gloves on first - idiots!!

Jobs You Think Are Going to be Easy.

Posted: 14/12/2016 at 08:16

Why do they make it so difficult to change car bulbs these days?  On one previous car all I had to do was pull a flap back in the boot and had direct access to the back of the light cluster.  One quick twist and the bulb holder and bulb were in my hand.  With my last car (a Ford so it was my own fault!)  there were screws to undo, then press down and push the entire light fitting out...  On my wife's Micra I couldn't even get my hand in to follow their instructions on bulb removal.  Lately I've used Halfords and let them suffer the hassle.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 12/12/2016 at 10:59
aym280 says:

I hope they are all on the post show tours so that we have a level playing field,  .. according to James Jordan ..


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 You mean Mr Conspiracy Theory.  I'm surprised I didn't see him moaning about Ola not winning I'm a Celeb!

Strictly is back!

Posted: 12/12/2016 at 07:49

OK, now we know who is in the final, what's your 1,2,3?


I'd like to see Ore and Louise as 1 and 2 (don't mind which way round), although Danny has been superb.


I hate the term, but the 'journey' for those 2 has been much greater than for Danny.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 11/12/2016 at 20:05

Probably the correct 3 in the final, although I actually thought Claudia out performed Danny in the dance-off.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 11/12/2016 at 12:53

Have to agree about Claudia's rumba.  To me it looked like dancing to numbers.


As for Craig, each year he seems to take a dislike to one or two of the competitors, or their pro, and will be much harsher with his comments and criticisim with them than with others.  I'm not suggesting that he shouldn't be critical, particularly in the latter part of the series, but he needs to be more even handed that he is. 


When he put the 8 up for Ore, he sat there with a face like a slapped a*** on him.  Grow up!

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