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Forum: Police Blotter 24 September 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,143
Posted By Richard W
From reading about what can constitute "resisting...

From reading about what can constitute "resisting arrest" in the USA, including apparently arguing with the arresting officers or talking back, it would be surprising to me if she hadn't engaged in...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
I'm not working at the moment so the devices I...

I'm not working at the moment so the devices I refer to are personal ones. I did always lock my work laptop when away from my desk. Personally I'm more usually concerned about my personal information...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
I meant device, yes. I also meant that in some...

I meant device, yes. I also meant that in some cases, it's probably quite easy to log in to one's device, at which point all the saved passwords and security information would be readily available.
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Forum: Rantidote 24 September 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 213
Posted By Richard W
And you started it by making a political post on...

And you started it by making a political post on a forum... should we be expecting you to disappear and stop replying shortly?

(Not that I think you're likely to get much disagreement round here...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 163,878
Posted By Richard W
He must be a northerner. (Indeed, it says he grew...

He must be a northerner. (Indeed, it says he grew up in Lancashire - I'd not read that before I made my assumption). In the south of England, we tend to prefer there to be not much head on our beer....
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 163,878
Posted By Richard W
Oi! The beer originally had a much better head...

Oi! The beer originally had a much better head than that, but it went away during the time that it took to show my mum how to take a decent photo using my phone!

And UEL, my parents don't live in...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
My security concern with the whole idea is when...

My security concern with the whole idea is when you haven't got a new computer or phone, or had to log into Google or anything, but somebody else "obtains" your existing one, and suddenly all the...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
Google must have remembered your password at some...

Google must have remembered your password at some point in the past, though, in order to populate the password field on the new Chromebook. So if you thought you'd turned off the thing that made...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 79,073
Posted By Richard W
Well, when I actually bought these traps a couple...

Well, when I actually bought these traps a couple of years ago I decided against the humane ones because letting the mice out somewhere in the woods would just mean they got eaten by something, while...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 163,878
Posted By Richard W
In pubs, or if selling beer, they do... not for...

In pubs, or if selling beer, they do... not for personal use though. If it was one from a beer festival, it would have markings (some of the beer festival ones even include a line for 1/3 pint these...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 163,878
Posted By Richard W
Supposedly it's a pint glass, believe it or not!...

Supposedly it's a pint glass, believe it or not! I think it might only be two-thirds, though. The whole bottle (500ml, less than a pint) didn't look like it was going to fit in it in one go. (I used...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
Well, wouldn't want to be in the minority...

Well, wouldn't want to be in the minority (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1988011&postcount=319)...

(eta) Oh, hello Lainie, did you go somewhere?
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 163,878
Posted By Richard W
Indeed, that's why I've not posted pictures for...

Indeed, that's why I've not posted pictures for ages either! But I remembered I had a Flickr account that I'd not used for ages, and I think that still works...

If you can see it, here's a picture...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 26,906
Posted By Richard W
I saw the Lotus Elan +2 again today, driving past...

I saw the Lotus Elan +2 again today, driving past this time, so I saw it from the front. It was definitely an Elan +2. I'm assuming it's the same car I saw before.

Later on I also saw a Jaguar...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 22,172
Posted By Richard W
The name and the herb (with an "h"!) are...

The name and the herb (with an "h"!) are pronounced the same way, here - with a short "a", as in "cat".

I've heard Americans pronounce basil in a way that I would write as "bay-sil" (a long "a",...
Forum: SLC 21 September 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 79,073
Posted By Richard W
I'll swap it for the mouse I just saw in mine! I...

I'll swap it for the mouse I just saw in mine! I think it's about time I did some cleaning...

It was a surprisingly bold mouse. It just disappeared under the washing machine, which is good because...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 September 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 143,038
Posted By Richard W
I've played the first three as well - there was a...

I've played the first three as well - there was a box set a few years ago that included the games up to Exile. I think the PC I had at the time struggled with Exile, though, so I'm not sure how much...
Forum: Business Bytes 20 September 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Richard W
Better than forgetting to pressurise the cabin: ...

Better than forgetting to pressurise the cabin:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/20/nosebleeds-on-indian-flight-after-crew-forget-to-pressurise-cabin
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 26,906
Posted By Richard W
An Alfa Romeo in British Racing Green?! Bah!

An Alfa Romeo in British Racing Green?! Bah!
Forum: Rantidote 19 September 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,827
Posted By Richard W
"Popish country"? Is that like Danny Boy or God...

"Popish country"? Is that like Danny Boy or God Save Ireland?
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 19 September 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By Richard W
The whole Guardian story is here: ...

The whole Guardian story is here:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/18/stormy-daniels-tell-all-book-on-trump-salacious-detail-and-claims-of-cheating

I tend to agree with smittykins's...
Forum: Rantidote 18 September 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 77,953
Posted By Richard W
I've got a crappy phone like that with too little...

I've got a crappy phone like that with too little memory. The annoying thing is that when it gets like that, it won't even let me open the media app to delete them! It tells me that it has too little...
Forum: SLC 17 September 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,450
Posted By Richard W
If you apply for a job at a home goods store such...

If you apply for a job at a home goods store such as Homebase, they will let you start work and then give you on-the-job interview tests which consists of the managers coming in undercover and...
Forum: Business Bytes 17 September 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Richard W
The original name was going to be...

The original name was going to be "Kraft-durch-Freude-Wagen", apparently... ("Strength-through-joy Car").

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/17/herbie-bug-vw-beetle-volkswagen

...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 September 2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 143,038
Posted By Richard W
You might be right about the "resist" ending -...

You might be right about the "resist" ending - you can certainly read it as the cult being responsible too; as well as removing the need for Joseph to actually have prophetic visions and impeccable...
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