Rare Bear

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  1. Rare Bear

    Bye bye Treason May?

    Irish prime minister speaks
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    When did you (mostly) stop buying things?

    About 25 years ago I was forced to go on a course on ISO 9000 as it was then. The guy giving the initial introduction gave an example of quality control. You want to produce boxes of matches. The specification that you give to the guy who actually makes them says that there should be 40 in a box +- 2. The specification also say that one in five should break when being used. That is quality control
  3. Rare Bear

    Bye bye Treason May?

  4. Rare Bear

    More madness from Ireland

    100 asylum seekers into town of about 1600 Still, after an Inishowen winter they may want to go back to where they came from.
  5. Rare Bear

    Bloody telephone scammers

    Yes, I used to waste as much of their time as possible and I get very few such calls these days.
  6. Rare Bear

    Helicopter crash at Leicester City

    I think that the Duke of Edinburgh was the first person in the country to earn a civilian helicopter rating,
  7. Rare Bear

    Sensible lightweight motorbike suggestions

    What's the block from? Looks like it's fro something with pushrods?
  8. Rare Bear

    Bombs sent to Hildebeast and Hussein

    I read in one of the papers this morning that the filler was a mixture of sulphur and bits of glass. You might get a smelly fire at best.
  9. Rare Bear

    Scottish Goats finally get a predator

    Hand load.
  10. Rare Bear

    Printer irritation - Samsung CLX 3305

    I've got a Brother HL-1440 that I bought about 17 years ago. £200 then, probably paid for itself several times over by not having to replace dried up ink jet cartridges.
  11. Rare Bear

    Bye bye Treason May?

    Curious, the current Tory party's greatest asset is the Labour leader and the Labour party's greatest asset is the Tory leader.
  12. Rare Bear

    VAT for private schools -- Hammond again

    The same thing for private health insurance.
  13. Cruel to the poor Rottweiler.
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    Over the Border (Brexit thread)

    The funny thing is that the Irish customs are still a PITA if you live in the Republic despite there being no border posts. Try driving a UK registered car in the Republic if you are a resident of the Republic.
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    Golly gosh words we no longer use

    Is that not a high yeller?