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 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: Crowd funding on a grand scale

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:48 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 144


Didn't it start along the lines of.... "Once again we stop the roar of London's traffic...."


Or am I thinking of something else?

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Splanchnology

 Post subject: Re: Splanchnology
Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:43 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 124


Not a word I'm likely to be tossing into casual conversation....

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Why....?

 Post subject: Re: Why....?
Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:48 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 185


Purwell wrote:
It may be because they have chosen to hide their online status.


This... :whathesaid:

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: What if the Internet went down?

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:35 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 547


Quote:
Back to printed catalogues and phone orders?


No phones. Anything that knocked out the internet would knock them out too...

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: What if the Internet went down?

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:26 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 547


....but no one would hear him!

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: Helen of Troy ?

 Post subject: Re: Helen of Troy ?
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:21 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 154


While on the subject of wealthy daughters, did anyone see that TV programme last night about the disappearing daughters of Sheikh Mohammed, the Ruler of Dubai?

Very interesting..... and quite disturbing.

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: What if the Internet went down?

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:13 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 547


A electromagnetic pulse from a nuclear bomb would do it...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9097658/Electromagnetic-pulses-explained.html

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: A virulent strain of fact resistant humans

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:06 pm 

Replies: 66
Views: 915


You don't have to get up into space to see the curvature of the Earth. Lighthouse could see it from her aeroplane.

But really, the Earth is just a disc resting on the back of four elephants standing on the back of a giant turtle! :wink3:

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Random facts

 Post subject: Re: Random facts
Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:01 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 869


The 4th Doctor Who, Tom Baker, was once a monk.

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: George H W Bush has died

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:26 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 299


Yes, I get that. But has he actually ever served?

(Genuine enquiry. I don't know.)

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: Abuse of our Young

 Post subject: Re: Abuse of our Young
Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:32 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 319


It's not really the smart phones that are to blame, it's what the kids use them to access.

They should be easy access to the greatest reference source and information portal that is the internet, but what are they used for? Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter....

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: A virulent strain of fact resistant humans

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:22 am 

Replies: 66
Views: 915


Things must be getting desperate. They've bought in David Attenborough...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46398057

 Forum: Stateroom   Topic: George H W Bush has died

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:50 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 299


Has he been in the services, Major?

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: We could have done this first!

Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:40 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 446


What, exactly, would be "void"?

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: One for the gardeners.

 Post subject: Re: One for the gardeners.
Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:37 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 249


I'm afraid it is. :whathesaid:

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: One for the gardeners.

 Post subject: Re: One for the gardeners.
Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:41 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 249


I grow border collies. They plant themselves...

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 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Who do you share your birthday with?

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:35 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 429


The "Dune" author Frank Herbert, Betty Boothroyd, Ray Reardon, Paul Hogan, Jesse Jackson, Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver.

(Almost Simon Cowell, but he arrived a day too soon.)

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Bah Humbug.

 Post subject: Re: Bah Humbug.
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:13 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 362


That KFC one with the chicken is quite good. Made me laugh anyway...

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Remove The Stickies?

 Post subject: Re: Remove The Stickies?
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:09 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 254


They've both been posted to this month. I'll release them when no one is posting to them any more.

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Anyone else had on of these

Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:52 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 593


How do you check the source of an incoming email please? In your email program, look through the menus for "View Source" or something like that .. The "source" is the underlying code behind the email. (Mostly html ) It'll look like a load of gobbledegook, but just look at the to...

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Happy Birthday Ciderman

 Post subject: Re: Happy Birthday Ciderman
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:46 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 208


Sorry I'm so late with this, but Many Happy Returns. Hope you had a good one...

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Happy Birthday, KE!

 Post subject: Re: Happy Birthday, KE!
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:38 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 277


Sorry I'm late with the birthday wishes, Many Happy Returns.

Sorry to hear about the rash, hope it doesn't turn out to be shingles. I understand that can be very unpleasant. Best wishes. :blowkiss:

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Why?

 Post subject: Re: Why?
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:33 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 287


Massive petitions go in all the time asking for a ban on the sale of fireworks to the public. It would be a popular move. I agree. Should be organised displays only, and those ONLY on 5th November and at midnight on New Year. If people want a few fireworks at home for their young children, I don't s...

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: Random facts

 Post subject: Re: Random facts
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:26 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 869


A horse's hoof equates to our fingernail, and the V shape on the sole of the horse's foot is called the Frog.

 Forum: Lounge Room   Topic: "Not secure"

 Post subject: Re: "Not secure"
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:11 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 321


No, no one can change the postings you submit. Those who have said that the reason for the browser messages you get are because the site uses http instead of https, are correct. The https is to protect private information on sites like shopping sites. I've never considered it necessary for this site...
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