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Forum: General Health Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce
Who left the gate open? Realist and facts are...

Who left the gate open? Realist and facts are strangers.

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https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/concerns/febrile-seizures.html
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce
Australia has eradicated measles since 2011 (I...

Australia has eradicated measles since 2011 (I think it was) the only cases of measles in this country are people who catch it overseas and import it.

No, it was 2014.
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Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Bruce
This afternoon's news: A 60-kilometre fire...

This afternoon's news:

A 60-kilometre fire front is ravaging areas north of Sydney, as more than 100 blazes take hold amid deteriorating weather conditions.

NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) deputy...
Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Bruce
21 Canadian fire fighters arrived in Sydney...

21 Canadian fire fighters arrived in Sydney yesterday to help with the fire fighting efforts and give local crews time to recuperate.
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Forum: Brexit Forum 06-12-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 835
Posted By Bruce
The problem with that is that history shows when...

The problem with that is that history shows when fighting France Britain, more often than not, comes second.

...but then again history teaches us that the only thing people learn from history is...
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce
So what? They didn't like each other? Churchill...

So what? They didn't like each other? Churchill has form for treating friends and allies like sh!t. Britain got their comeuppance when de Gaulle said, "Non" so they weren't allowed in, now they can't...
Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Bruce
NSW on Fire

Worth watching this news report there is a terrific bit of film of how quickly a fire can grow and move. The noise of a bush fire is horrendous.


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The air was full of smoke when I...
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce
Isn't it amazing you take unsupported 'evidence'...

Isn't it amazing you take unsupported 'evidence' as a fact yet question what I said. There is plenty of evidence to show how that drunk Churchill treated de Gaulle here's a bit for starters:
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Forum: General Chat 05-12-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce
Oh come on! de Gaulle, as leader of the free...

Oh come on! de Gaulle, as leader of the free French, was treated appallingly during the war by that pig Churchill. Can't blame de Gaulle for getting his own back really.
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 309
Posted By Bruce
Driving on a wet road! I would love to drive on a...

Driving on a wet road! I would love to drive on a wet road, haven't seen one for a couple of months.

As for the sun? yes, I drive in the sun.

My car has a gear for Day (D) and one for Night (N)...
Forum: General Health 05-12-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce
According to Wikipedia: The outbreak has...

According to Wikipedia:

The outbreak has been attributed to a sharp drop in measles vaccination from the previous year, following an incident in 2018 when two infants died shortly after receiving...
Forum: General Health 05-12-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce
60 (mostly) Children Dead

A measles outbreak in Samoa has led to the death of about 60 people, mostly children, according to the latest figures on this morning's radio news.

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/

All...
Forum: Food & Drink 04-12-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 804
Posted By Bruce
Absolutely, lager is fine. Beer battered fish is...

Absolutely, lager is fine. Beer battered fish is an institution here.
Forum: Photos and Art 04-12-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By Bruce
What a coincidence! my lawn is also going varying...

What a coincidence! my lawn is also going varying shades of brown, it's the drought you know. ;-)

https://www.over50sforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=11172&d=1575438956

Even better it...
Forum: Food & Drink 04-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 804
Posted By Bruce
Looks nice but the batter would be much improved...

Looks nice but the batter would be much improved if the soda water was replaced by beer. It is the only way to make batter
Forum: Photos and Art 04-12-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 14,278
Posted By Bruce
Thanks. I wish I could take the credit but my...

Thanks. I wish I could take the credit but my daughter and son in law organised it - it was a great weekend. My youngest son bought his drone along so there are some terrific movies too - I wish I...
Forum: Food & Drink 04-12-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 232
Posted By Bruce
I was visiting a local Buddhist Temple (the...

I was visiting a local Buddhist Temple (the largest in the southern hemisphere) and in their cafe I had a vegetarian steamed pork bun (Chinese thing). To be honest I could not tell the difference...
Forum: General Chat 04-12-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 377
Posted By Bruce
My grandmother's house in Cheltenham had a dip in...

My grandmother's house in Cheltenham had a dip in the middle of the back lawn where by father and uncle dug a hole to build the Anderson Shelter, after the war it was taken down and the hole filled...
Forum: Technology 03-12-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By Bruce
Fibre is the only way to go, fortunately I was...

Fibre is the only way to go, fortunately I was one of the lucky ones that got the NBN fibre to the home before the current government of no hopers changed it to fibre to the node. At least it is free...
Forum: Photos and Art 03-12-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 14,278
Posted By Bruce
Not strictly today but on the weekend. For my...

Not strictly today but on the weekend. For my youngest son's 30th birthday the entire family went camping to Wollondilly River Station for a couple of days. It was at the end of a long dirt road but...
Forum: General Chat 03-12-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 162
Posted By Bruce
What a difference a day makes! Yesterday in the...

What a difference a day makes! Yesterday in the south of NSW it set records for the coldest December day but where I live it was just cold and windy 20C with winds gusting to 40kph and more, Apart...
Forum: Photos and Art 03-12-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By Bruce
I was surprised to read this but if it is so why...

I was surprised to read this but if it is so why not buy a compact camera?

You seem to have an amazing amount of expensive and bulky equipment and might be better off with a compact camera. I...
Forum: Technology 03-12-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By Bruce
I don't have a contract I can terminate at any...

I don't have a contract I can terminate at any time. Keeps them on their toes.
Forum: Technology 02-12-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By Bruce
Doesn't it depend on what you are paying for? ...

Doesn't it depend on what you are paying for?

I pay for 100/40Mbs and generally I get 97ish down and 38 up so I am happy with that. When I first paid for this service I was getting 50 - 70 down,...
Forum: Technology 02-12-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 184
Posted By Bruce
What? you came home to find your house tilted by...

What? you came home to find your house tilted by 9 degrees? or your house temperature was less than 10C?

It is not at all clear. In winter it gets below 10C but that has never affected my...
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