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    man o' the year got a reaction from gibbon in Cool night star gazing   
    Orion not visible in summer.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Bedrag Justesen in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Bricks & Mortar in Cool night star gazing   
    The light grasp on my modest refractor is insufficient.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from LC1 in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Gordie Lastchance in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Anglepoise in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from TheBlueCat in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from The Grey Man in Cool night star gazing   
    The light grasp on my modest refractor is insufficient.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from The Idiocrat in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year reacted to SNACR in Cool night star gazing   
    Don't know where you are exactly but I seem to recall it's somewhere in the south west. The Lockyer observatory is in Sidmouth do various open days if the kids are interested in astronomy. .
    I would actually say their old school planetarium is a superior experience, to the genuinely interested, than the new fangled digital Patrick Moore one at the National Space Centre - in fact I'd dismiss the National Space Centre as total wank that's not worth a quarter of the admission and that's before you take into account how much Tim Peake shit there is. 
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    man o' the year reacted to whitevanman in Cool night star gazing   
    Very clear night in South Wales tonight. I wish I'd brought my telescope with me. I did get a great view of Saturn the other night. I've got a 6" reflector but I keep looking at the 16" reflectors on eBay, what a view that would give!
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    man o' the year got a reaction from whitevanman in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from swiss_democracy_for_all in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from stokiescum in Cool night star gazing   
    Actually planets. Carted telescope to top of hill for better southern aspect. Looked at Jupiter (3 moons visible tonight) and then Saturn. Rings bright and clear and Titan also visible.
    My youngest was thrilled and even my wife and our eldest came up to look.
    Splendid night and one they will remember forever as they had never seen Saturn before.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from twocents in Tommy Robinson thread   
    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/maximum-security-belmarsh-prison-is-like-a-jihadi-training-camp-says-former-inmate-a3249911.html
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    man o' the year got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Earthquakes - is the big one about to happen?   
    Stromboli? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48857422
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Bus Stop Boxer in Mattress in a box.   
    We use Millbrook contract beds. They are well priced and excellent quality. Apart from the odd weirdo we generally have good feedback regarding our beds and sleep quality.
    my own best ever was a hotel in Tokyo with a very special memory phone bed. easily the most confortable bed I have ever slept in.
    It was this hotel : https://www.keikyu-exhotel.jp/hotel/takanawa/languages/en.html
    The breakfast , which was inluded was great too!
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    man o' the year reacted to The Masked Tulip in When has a good player ever made a good manager?   
    Won a load of medals playing for Liverpool being part of the most successful scoring partnership ever up until that point.
    Became player-manager of Swansea taking them from the old 4th division to the top of the then 1st division in straight years. Then had a bit of a career with several European clubs including some Spanish club called Real Madrid. Did some miracles for Wales when they had trouble fielding 11 players and, something which still makes me laugh, had one of the Welsh team players ask who he was, what had he ever done in football and why should they play for him? Because he has more talent in his little toe than you do in your entire body mate.
    The above still is from the night Swansea got promoted to the then second division by beating Chesterfield. I remember it well. Swansea were 1 - 0 down needing a victory to get promoted. Tosh, then as player-manager and substitute, brings himself onto the pitch in the last 10 minutes or so. What could he do?
    Well, he took a free-kick from outside the penalty box to Alan Waddle in the box who made it 1 - 1. The crowd went crazy. But still it was not enough to get promoted. The clock was ticking down. Just minutes were left. Swansea get a corner. Who else would you want in the box at that point other than John Toshack. Ball goes into the box. Tosh rises up above everyone. Back of the net. Swansea 2 - 1 up. Crowd goes fecking nuts. Whistle goes. Promotion. Thousands on the pitch.
    I was there with my dad. I am there even now.
     
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    man o' the year got a reaction from One percent in Next PM   
    Hunt made a speech without using the word "entrepreneur".
    Disappointed as that is one of our drinking owrds tonight!
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Frank Hovis in trans madness   
    Even more perplexing is that apparently it was "Christianity Class". 
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Carl Fimble in trans madness   
    The death of 9-year-old Rhuan Maycon was a case that shocked Brazil. The report released by the Federal District Civil Police revealed that he was alive when he was beheaded by his own mother, Rosana Auri da Silva Cândido, 27, with the help of comrade Kacyla Pryscila Santiago Damasceno Pessoa, of 28. The initial coup was given in the chest followed by 11 stab wounds in the back.
    Investigations found that a year before the murder, women had amputated Rhuan's penis. To the police, Rosana claimed that he wanted to be a girl and so did the procedure. The woman further claimed that she did not feel any love for the child and that she disrupted her relationship with Kacyla.
    In his profile on Twitter, Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro published a video questioning the silence on the part of the media. Eduardo connected the case with the so-called gender ideology and quoted advocates as Erika Kokay and Jean Wyllys. This same silence was also questioned by the singer Buchecha in social networks.
    "A lesbian mother and her partner cut a boy because they wanted him to be a girl. They cut the child's penis and murdered it. I have not seen any LGBT activists or artists express themselves with the usual vehemence, political parties of their own causes - wrote Buchecha
    The relationship of the case with the ideology of gender was also raised by the actor Carlos Vereza. On Facebook, he warned of the deconstruction of sexuality on international ideological grounds.
    - In addition to being castrated in his masculinity, the two ideologues, without anesthesia, tried to create the female sex instead of castration. The construction of sexuality is replaced by chaotic pansexualism, an all-erotic vow, decontextualizing the structures of Judeo-Christian civilization.
    Federal Rep. Flordelis laments that something like this could have been avoided since the boy's custody had been given to his father. Member of the Commission on Human Rights and Minorities, the parliamentarian points out that once again the right of the child has been neglected and criticizes the ideology of gender.
    - "I am concerned about the introduction of this ideology into the pedagogical practice of schools. This will have disastrous consequences for the lives of children and families. What is most serious is that we want to introduce this proposal silently in the Municipal Education Plans, without the major stakeholders, parents and educators, being called to discuss it. Those who adopt the term gender are not wanting to fight against discrimination, but to deconstruct the family"
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    man o' the year got a reaction from ashestoashes in Chris Froome - the greatest British sportsperson..   
    Having broken my Femur in the past the idea of himcoming back after 6 months as a docotr has just suggest in an interview is unlikely, The remodelling of the of the bone around the break forms and much thickened area on the bone which last for a several years afterwards. This in itself would impede efficiencient muscle movement in the area of the break..
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Gordie Lastchance in The triggered generation   
    It looks like Poppy Willow may be doing GCSE retake Maths in sixth form. Still a complaint like this may gain enough sad- sap marks to push her above the pass mark this time! = Result.
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    man o' the year got a reaction from Shaneyson in UK car exports to China fall by 72% in January   
    I have not been to China but was in Japan last year. If China is going the same way as Japan with cars the type of cars produced by the UK (and the USA and Europe really) are completely unsuited to that market. The Japanese are buying tiny fuel efficient cars. Surprisingly at the moment they are not electric nor hybrid. We clearly stadn little chance of selling our cars there while they are looking for these by the million:
     

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    man o' the year got a reaction from UmBongo in UK car exports to China fall by 72% in January   
    I have not been to China but was in Japan last year. If China is going the same way as Japan with cars the type of cars produced by the UK (and the USA and Europe really) are completely unsuited to that market. The Japanese are buying tiny fuel efficient cars. Surprisingly at the moment they are not electric nor hybrid. We clearly stadn little chance of selling our cars there while they are looking for these by the million: