Hopeful

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    Hopeful got a reaction from mattydread in Why are the So-Called BBC such arseholes?   
    FFS, listen to me, don't come here Sara.
    There are lots of things I'd like to have been, but TPTB in this country fucked most of them over.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Another Shipman?   
    I thought that AI already was nearly there,
    Dr types patient's symptoms into Google and Google replies with some probable illnesses.
    Dr asks you your age and decides that given your age it's cheaper to choose indigestion over bowel cancer
    You die from bowel cancer
     
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in Gardening What are you sowing now?   
    Bought some potted herbs on yellow label reduced each at 0.09p each yesterday. Now all the seedlings are divided and potted up in planters in the garden.
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    Hopeful reacted to shindigger in Count Dankula/Paul Joseph Watson/Sargon of Akkad 'join UKIP' in order to spite anti-racist campaigners   
    The rift between Walters and UKIP needs to be mended. She took quite a few with her.
    The fucking Hamiltons also need firing in to space.
    Batten may be the one to bring the 2 together, as he is far more sceptical of the ROP than Nigel.
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    Hopeful reacted to eight in Qanon: high level intel, AI or LARP?!   
    I had a bit of a weird experience. As many of you will know, I have a bit of an interest in the Madeleine McCann, er, situation. A long time ago now, I began to wonder about the role played in events by David Miliband, who became foreign secretary around the same time and seems to be instrumental in springing the McCanns from a likely plea bargain situation. Now obviously he has heavy Clinton connections, as does another connected figure who I'd rather not go into right now. So when the Pizzagate thing broke, with all that stuff about the Podestas and their resemblance to the efits, well I'd never heard of the Podestas prior to that, but let's just say that the whole thing didn't come quite so out of left field for me as it might have for others.
    But I'm also intensely aware of the possibility of "Loon Bait", as Nuggets Mahoney once memorably described it.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from Frank Hovis in When the oil (and sand) runs out   
    People focus on transport and often overlook the complete reliance of agriculture on petrochemicals from diesel fuel to fertiisers to pesticides to food shipment, which supports billions of people.
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    Hopeful reacted to dgul in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    offence is:
    So, it was the perp.  But who would cause an explosion, but not be a terrorist?  I suppose someone doing it for the jolly of it, or espionage, or a disgruntled employee, etc -- but those seem very far fetched.  I guess it could be that the guy did something stupid accidentally -- perhaps he was on the train playing a game of 'let's see how big a spark I can get with my keys across the terminals', and then the thing got out of hand -- but I can't see how that would lead to an arrest (or that they'd know, etc).
    None of this makes sense.  As I've mentioned, IMO TPTB are withholding info and more will come out in the fullness of time, like in 50 years so something.
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    Hopeful reacted to Van Lady in Credit deflation and the reflation cycle to come.   
    @DurhamBorn
    Thank you for bringing this top notch and fascinating thread to this forum. Thank you to all interesting contributors too.I don’t have anything to add but I read it daily.
    Epic!
     
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    Hopeful got a reaction from OurDayWillCome in Free beer tomorrow. If we have any   
    We should conserve helium,
    We certainly shouldn't put it in party balloons
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    Hopeful got a reaction from One percent in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    Was it a drill ?
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    Hopeful got a reaction from One percent in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    Was it a drill ?
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    Hopeful reacted to Happy Renting in Films to depress the f**k out of you   
    Try watching it backwards.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Another Shipman?   
    I thought that AI already was nearly there,
    Dr types patient's symptoms into Google and Google replies with some probable illnesses.
    Dr asks you your age and decides that given your age it's cheaper to choose indigestion over bowel cancer
    You die from bowel cancer
     
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in My Word! Average household monthly spend   
    What if they spend £5 on jeans but £2k on a piece of work kit that helps separate them from the rest that pay £200 for a cheaper less capable version.
    or £5 on jeans, but £500 on some lobster pots to get a fresh supper.
    I don't think it's virtue sigalling, it's just dfferent priorities. Material things that don't add value to me, have no value to me.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from mattydread in Why are the So-Called BBC such arseholes?   
    FFS, listen to me, don't come here Sara.
    There are lots of things I'd like to have been, but TPTB in this country fucked most of them over.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in Jams and preserves   
    Our ice cream maker bowl is full of something in the freezer, runner beans I think.
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    Hopeful reacted to The Masked Tulip in Another Shipman?   
    Next time you go into the surgery you will tell your symptoms to the doctor and the doctor will say "Alexa, ............?"
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    Hopeful got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Another Shipman?   
    I thought that AI already was nearly there,
    Dr types patient's symptoms into Google and Google replies with some probable illnesses.
    Dr asks you your age and decides that given your age it's cheaper to choose indigestion over bowel cancer
    You die from bowel cancer
     
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in Gardening What are you sowing now?   
    Bought some potted herbs on yellow label reduced each at 0.09p each yesterday. Now all the seedlings are divided and potted up in planters in the garden.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in Jams and preserves   
    We make  Rumtopf
    This is a good book too Ices - Definitive guide  esp the rhubarb crumble ice cream. This is the best designed home ice cream maker IMO as, unlike in other brands, it is the bowl that turns and not the paddle, and so it churns until the ice cream is set, which is long after other types sieze because the mix has got too stiff.
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    Hopeful reacted to The Masked Tulip in Qanon: high level intel, AI or LARP?!   
    Makes the taking down of Al-Waleed bin Talal in Saudi recently even more fascinating.
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    Hopeful reacted to shindigger in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    Van of peace anniversary yesterday I believe.
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    Hopeful reacted to Option5 in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    Or if he's not guilty he'll be discharged
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in Suspect package explosion Tube   
    If it's a second offence he'll be recharged
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in My Word! Average household monthly spend   
    What if they spend £5 on jeans but £2k on a piece of work kit that helps separate them from the rest that pay £200 for a cheaper less capable version.
    or £5 on jeans, but £500 on some lobster pots to get a fresh supper.
    I don't think it's virtue sigalling, it's just dfferent priorities. Material things that don't add value to me, have no value to me.