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Forum: Amusement Bark 14 March 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,457
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http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/redditors-ar...

http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/redditors-are-making-sure-terry-pratchetts-name-lives-on-forever--lJjYpijRag
Forum: Social Studies 02 March 2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,048
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I'm more than a bit uneasy about him posting...

I'm more than a bit uneasy about him posting information about his daughter AND then a selection of the tweets that obviously caused her a lot of upset. As he says, it's out there now.

I have...
Forum: SLC 01 March 2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,105
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yup, ESA. ...

yup, ESA.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/dr-matt-taylor-weeps-as-he-apologises-for-controversial-sexist-shirt-worn-after-rosetta-mission-comet-landing-9862118.html

The original shirt...
Forum: SLC 28 February 2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,105
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I ordered "That Other Shirt"!

This might qualify as a "little thing that makes me happy", but I wanted the T-shirt to have its own thread.

http://dpegb9ebondhq.cloudfront.net/product_photos/27444905/slim_20fit_400w.jpg
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 February 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,755
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All yesterday I definitely saw blue and black....

All yesterday I definitely saw blue and black. Then everyone started messing with it and I assumed that any pictures I saw in white and gold had been altered to illustrate the point, or i wondered if...
Forum: SLC 27 February 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 248,590
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Walking home along our street after a run, and...

Walking home along our street after a run, and hearing kids whining and yelling. Then realising it wasn't MY kids.
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 February 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,526
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I think Spaced coincided with the point in mine...

I think Spaced coincided with the point in mine and mr E's lives when we were living almost exactly the same lifestyle as the protagonists, which probably explains why I love it so much. I don't...
Forum: SLC 22 February 2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,002
Posted By Embra
How sad: like others I do hope that her family...

How sad: like others I do hope that her family can find out about how much she will be missed by her snopes friends.
Forum: SLC 10 February 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 248,590
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Smallest son and I saw a kingfisher...

Smallest son and I saw a kingfisher (https://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/discoverandlearn/birdguide/name/k/kingfisher/) by the river today.
Forum: The Doctor Is In 07 February 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,999
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LadyLockeout, I hope everything goes smoothly for...

LadyLockeout, I hope everything goes smoothly for you.

My SIL had Bells Palsy the year before last. Hers was quite severe and it took her over a year to recover. She's a saxophonist and the BP...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 January 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,794
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It's also worth pointing out that Article 10 of...

It's also worth pointing out that Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides for freedom of expression (although it is one of the "qualified" rights, which may be subject to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,316
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Well, yes. I was posting it to complement...

Well, yes. I was posting it to complement Andrew's post about why Bobby Jindal might not have bothered to go to Ireland because there were hardly any muslims there. Possibly he might be interested...
Forum: Social Studies 20 January 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,054
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If he's lucky it will just be "remember that time...

If he's lucky it will just be "remember that time when my dad acted like a total knob?"
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 January 2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,316
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Lifting the veil on Irish Islam...

Lifting the veil on Irish Islam (http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/lifting-the-veil-on-irish-islam-29941427.html)
Forum: Social Studies 20 January 2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,054
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Totally. And instead Alex has been on the...

Totally. And instead Alex has been on the national news making a sad face while his dad complains about birthday boy's mum. I can't think of any way in which that is a Good Thing.
Forum: Social Studies 20 January 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,054
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I think that although it is of course polite to...

I think that although it is of course polite to tell people if you can't come to a party, it is correspondingly polite for the party-giver to overlook non-attendance.

Sure, the non-attending...
Forum: Social Studies 19 January 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,054
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Listening to this story on the radio this...

Listening to this story on the radio this evening, I wondered what possessed the invoice recipient to take the story to the media? Bin the "invoice" and have a laugh about it, but I'm not sure why...
Forum: Social Studies 19 January 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,673
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What does it mean? ...

What does it mean? (http://www.cnduk.org/information/item/435-the-cnd-symbol)
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 15 January 2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,117
Posted By Embra
I would say Cbeebies...

I would say Cbeebies (http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies) is aimed at children up to about 7 years old. There is also CBBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/) for older children.

Here's the website for the TV...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,316
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"Terrifying picture of how a typical Muslim from...

"Terrifying picture of how a typical Muslim from Birmingham guards the city gates against infidels":

https://twitter.com/pavilionopinion/status/554403646281375744/photo/1
Forum: Business Bytes 15 January 2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,138
Posted By Embra
I don't have enemies, but I do have a nemesis....

I don't have enemies, but I do have a nemesis. Doesn't everyone?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 119,814
Posted By Embra
What everyone gets wrong about Charlie Hebdo and...

What everyone gets wrong about Charlie Hebdo and racism:

http://www.vox.com/2015/1/12/7518349/charlie-hebdo-racist
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 January 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 119,814
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I had read that the BBC had a new policy not to...

I had read that the BBC had a new policy not to show any images of Mohammed at all, but apparently they don't:
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 January 2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 119,814
Posted By Embra
:) Thank you for the extra context. Nice to see...

:) Thank you for the extra context. Nice to see you popping in.

Also, I can't read your present location without mentally adding an extra "-na" to the end. Too much exposure to the muppets as a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 January 2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,872
Posted By Embra
The duty is to "have due regard to" the need to...

The duty is to "have due regard to" the need to prevent people from being drwn into terrorism.

This is a formulation used in other bits of legislaiton as well, including the Equality Act 2010,...
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