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Forum: General Chat Today, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 283
Posted By Tedc
I am using a new theory, for my exercise program....

I am using a new theory, for my exercise program.

I am convinced that, if I jog around the field backwards, I get younger & younger.

Trouble is, I keep bumping into people which causes any...
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Today, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Tedc
There's a big one a few miles away,in Crowthorne....

There's a big one a few miles away,in Crowthorne.

Haven't heard it, for a while, but it got tested every Monday morning at 10am.

At a place called Broadmoor - which sounds nice!

(not!)
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Tedc
Boris, Bring Back Air Raid Warnings!

Hey, during WW2, if the was an air raid, Sirens would be switched on to warn the public

An up and down siren tone, blasted out very loudly, meant "Quick - get in your shelters, ASAP"

A...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 374
Posted By Tedc
We all have to get our information from...

We all have to get our information from somewhere, Zaphod, all our history, Politics, personal relationships, etc are based on "opinions" and speculation, unless we are, actually, there to see it all...
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Tedc
It came about, not that long ago, in the UK, ...

It came about, not that long ago, in the UK, that you could not punish anyone, for not doing the job, unless you could show they had signed up to a job description/standards of performance and were...
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Tedc
I, and I think, many others, might take Boris to...

I, and I think, many others, might take Boris to task if he capitulates on Brexit leaving plans.

The lefties would have to find a better figurehead, than their recent choices, but other Parties...
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
I think that the HS2 stories are, merely, a...

I think that the HS2 stories are, merely, a diversion (with a financial objective).

Something to kill off, with a suitable fanfare of trumpets, next year.

The DT is, also, talking about the...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 290
Posted By Tedc
I'm setting a do ration on Christmas Gatherings,...

I'm setting a do ration on Christmas Gatherings, this year.

:-(
Forum: Home & DIY 22-11-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 41,475
Posted By Tedc
Facebook Messenger Fake "See Yourself" Message!

If you get a message, on Facebook Messenger, called "See Yourself" do not click on it!

i.e. Do not click to see the enclosed video!

What it does is immediately grabs your Facebook/Messenger...
Forum: General Chat 22-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Tedc
Take A Tip From Me!

Going to the Tip used to be an agonising experience..
Join a long queue on arrival, show your credentials, unload your stuff under the watchful eyes of the staff.

Since the big Virus, it's now...
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 22-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Tedc
That could be interesting. You can't get...

That could be interesting.

You can't get fired for not doing your retirement efficiently, but it could be interesting to have a list & mark oneself on how well you're doing what you said!.

:lol:
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 21-11-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Tedc
But they got caught, LD! :038:

But they got caught, LD!

:038:
Forum: General Chat 21-11-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 736
Posted By Tedc
When China, and some others, give it some real...

When China, and some others, give it some real attention, I'll stop using my little motor!

:twisted:
Forum: General Chat 21-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 736
Posted By Tedc
Think I know All!:lol:

Think I know All!:lol:
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
Yes, Satisfied people rarely rush to do a poll. ...

Yes, Satisfied people rarely rush to do a poll.

:-(
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 21-11-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Tedc
I agree! If a boss comes over with a Brand...

I agree!

If a boss comes over with a Brand New, re-written, document, it's not a bad idea to make sure that the date is correct for the day you sign up.

A "new" document with a 6 month old date...
Forum: Technology 21-11-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Tedc
Then again, would you believe that there are...

Then again, would you believe that there are 70,000 Used PCs on eBay, today!

That's just the used /refurbished ones!

All those hard drives!

All that information.

Maybe they are all...
Forum: Technology 21-11-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Tedc
Just had a look, on eBay, and there are 83 Used...

Just had a look, on eBay, and there are 83 Used USB sticks on there, today.

Plus some others tagged as "refurbished" or "for Parts".

Maybe they've all been scrubbed.
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 21-11-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Tedc
Smile How Do You Know What Your Job Is/Was?

These days, when we are in a job, we are supposed to know, exactly, what the job is.

That would be advised to us, in the form of a written "Job Description", which tells us of all the things we...
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
Any private company, following that concept,...

Any private company, following that concept, would find it very hard to compete, or even, survive.

:shock:
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
How did I know that any response , from you,...

How did I know that any response , from you, would suggest that all successful performers must be "Sucking Up" to the Management?

A less envious view might be that they are doing what the boss,...
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
In Companies which do these annual reviews, the...

In Companies which do these annual reviews, the bosses are also reviewed, by annual surveys of their staff (and Customers) in exactly the same way.

To take your example, a Boss getting 5 or 6 low...
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
In a private business, that would have to result...

In a private business, that would have to result in performance being reviewed, improvements made, and the "do the same in return" players being shown the door.

To not do so is to invite...
Forum: Politics & Govt 20-11-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Tedc
The Tories do need Corbyn to re-emerge, on the...

The Tories do need Corbyn to re-emerge, on the slopes, publicly, for a few months.

That should be enough to kill off Skier!

He'll be off the Piste!

:mrgreen:
Forum: Politics & Govt 20-11-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,808
Posted By Tedc
The Civil Service must look like The Bay Of...

The Civil Service must look like The Bay Of Biscay to all right minded Politicians who find themselves trying to do any meaningful Management Swimming in there.

Puts my mind back in the into the...
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