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by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Just checkin
Replies: 19
Views: 7074

Re: Just checkin

Yes - but can you see that the link was far too subtle and clever for the likes of me?
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Scams and Hoaxes.
Topic: Crop circles not a hoax
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

Re: Crop circles not a hoax

Reg Presley - mentioned and quoted in the OP article - has died. :( http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/music-news/9848986/The-Troggs-singer-Reg-Presley-dies-aged-71.html The band recorded an album with three members of REM and the success of the Wet Wet Wet version, which featured on the sound...
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Just checkin
Replies: 19
Views: 7074

Re: Just checkin

Someone's in charge around here?
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Just checkin
Replies: 19
Views: 7074

Re: Just checkin

AH! I've got it - this is one of those 'clever' threads where you are only allowed to ask questions - isn't it?
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Just checkin
Replies: 19
Views: 7074

Re: Just checkin

Tinkerbell wrote:Have I just woken up in Australia...?
Why do you ask - are you upside down?
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Just checkin
Replies: 19
Views: 7074

Re: Just checkin

Croydon13013 wrote:No?
Putting a question mark at the end of a sentence doesn't turn it into a question?
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Wasp survival strategy fails.
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Wasp survival strategy fails.

I have been stung three times this summer. Each time it was when I disturbed a nest while working in the garden. Each time I was stung I was alerted by the sting to the presence of a nest and I destroyed it. If the wasps had just left me alone I wouldn't have known about the nests and wouldn't have ...
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Scams and Hoaxes.
Topic: Crop circles not a hoax
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

Crop circles not a hoax

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/black-country-crop-circles-prove-1244867#.UQaMBKLKh3o.twitter “The aerial photographs from 1945 are particularly useful for finding prehistoric remains because they were taken at a time before farmers began the extensive use of heavy machinery in thei...
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Corruption survey.
Replies: 3
Views: 457

Corruption survey.

I am engaged in a discussion on an expats forum about a survey by Transparency.org about corruption and bribery. It says that the UK is considerably more corrupt than Spain which is difficult to believe. Looking at the data, it seems that 21% of Brits have bribed the judiciary in the last 12 months....
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: JREF Forum.
Replies: 8
Views: 1321

Re: JREF Forum.

And I was just in the process of re-engaging with Jref. Oh, well...
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Did the World end for you.......?
Replies: 11
Views: 4038

Re: Did the World end for you.......?

The Guardian have a useful countdown monitoring the situation...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/ ... intcmp=122
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Silly Stuff.
Topic: Did the World end for you.......?
Replies: 11
Views: 4038

Re: Did the World end for you.......?

NO NO DD! You are a silly billy!!

It's not for another 45 minutes at 11.11 GMT.
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Expatsheild, Hola and TOR.
Replies: 3
Views: 814

Re: Expatsheild, Hola and TOR.

ery interesting Matt and thanks for all of that. I have stopped using proxy servers for various reasons - annoying ads being one - but also it is possible to receive much UK TV (and many other countries) through filmon.com for which you don't need a proxy (tell your boss's daughter that one). The is...
by chaggle
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Scams and Hoaxes.
Topic: Intricate crop circles of Buddhist symbol for infinite time
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Intricate crop circles of Buddhist symbol for infinite t

Tinkerbell wrote:I'm sure there's not a grain of truth in it, but things do tend to crop up :lol:
Hay! Any more of that and I'll give you a good threshing.