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Forum: Home & DIY Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 346
Posted By Bruce
Health issues? What health issues? don't they...

Health issues? What health issues? don't they just use the mobile phone network?

The Australian government have just introduced a $10000 fine for companies refusing to install smart meters when...
Forum: Home & DIY Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 137
Posted By Bruce
Why does it need a box? Our gas meters like...

Why does it need a box?

Our gas meters like our water meters are just outside in the open. Save yourself the money the meter is not yours so why worry?.
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 8,408
Posted By Bruce
Let's get this straight - the figures I quoted as...

Let's get this straight - the figures I quoted as an example previously but which you decried as being "ludicrous" are now suddenly accurate? Make up your mind.

So what you are now claiming is...
Forum: It's Christmas! Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By Bruce
Christmas Road Closures and Fireworks

The local Saturnalia worshippers at the so called Anglican Church (bloody foreigners) are closing my street and setting off fireworks to terrify the poor animals in the manger.
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Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Yesterday, 02:05 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 8,408
Posted By Bruce
A few things. First - I don't claim to be an...

A few things.

First - I don't claim to be an expert yet, despite having no medical or statistical qualifications, you are giving out medical advice based on some statistics solely interpreted by...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 344
Posted By Bruce
One can't help but remark that this is a very...

One can't help but remark that this is a very dodgy thing for someone from a country with an unelected governing House of Aristocracy to say.
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 344
Posted By Bruce
...or you could have just said, "We are much more...

...or you could have just said, "We are much more interested in playing the fiddle than putting out the fire."
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 12:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 344
Posted By Bruce
I have read many articles here that say much the...

I have read many articles here that say much the same though I think ' international joke' is a bit strong. Certain the news reports are one of bewilderment more than anything - how can they stuff up...
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 8,408
Posted By Bruce
The "Bureau" is, funnily enough, called the UK...

The "Bureau" is, funnily enough, called the UK Office for National Statistics. Where else do you think I would look? Your 'research' is obviously less rigorous than you think and seriously flawed.
...
Forum: Science and Environment Yesterday, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By Bruce
It doesn't use solar power it has a plutonium...

It doesn't use solar power it has a plutonium power plant which will last until 2027(ish) and which generates heat as well as power (apparently - it's in the newspaper reports)

ôSpace is big. You...
Forum: Brexit Forum 11-12-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 3,355
Posted By Bruce
Honestly, I just don't see what the fuss is...

Honestly, I just don't see what the fuss is about, you are all fighting over nothing. The British government has a very clear, concise, forward looking plan which they have put into a flow chart so...
Forum: Brexit Forum 11-12-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 3,355
Posted By Bruce
The claim was made about the UK. So your point is?

The claim was made about the UK. So your point is?
Forum: Science and Environment 11-12-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By Bruce
I was just reading an article which indicates...

I was just reading an article which indicates that Voyager 2 has not left the Solar System yet but is in interstellar space. It will not leave the Solar System until it reaches the Ort Cloud.


...
Forum: Brexit Forum 11-12-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 428
Posted By Bruce
The pantomime continues... If it weren't so...

The pantomime continues... If it weren't so serious it would be comical.

Sterling dropped again today.
Forum: Photos and Art 11-12-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Bruce
For me Christmas is the sound of Cicadas, some...

For me Christmas is the sound of Cicadas, some years they are deafening.

Here is a Green Grocer from my garden this morning.

...
Forum: Science and Environment 11-12-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By Bruce
I have mentioned it before but there are three...

I have mentioned it before but there are three deep space tracking stations round the globe. They have a web site:

https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html

As you can see it tells you which space...
Forum: Technology 11-12-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
That's correct - from memory 400v above earth and...

That's correct - from memory 400v above earth and 200v below earth (or was it the other way round?)

I think NSW heavy rail uses 1.5kv or at least that is the figure that sticks in my mind.
Forum: Brexit Forum 11-12-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 3,355
Posted By Bruce
I have to say that is one of the wildest claims...

I have to say that is one of the wildest claims ever.

Mad cow, Salmonella eggs, dodgy chicken meat, Horsemeat burgers??? Come on? Seriously?
Forum: Brexit Forum 10-12-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 3,355
Posted By Bruce
It is that Boris that upset them. eJWUmSbt0Ms

It is that Boris that upset them.

eJWUmSbt0Ms
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 10-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 475
Posted By Bruce
Have your news organisations stopped working? ...

Have your news organisations stopped working?
...
Forum: Technology 10-12-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Bruce
If it's portability is your criteria why not just...

If it's portability is your criteria why not just move closer to the source, double the speed and save yourself $15?
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 10-12-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 475
Posted By Bruce
It looks like the Brexit mobs are just warming up...

It looks like the Brexit mobs are just warming up though.
Forum: Technology 10-12-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
Electric motors do accelerate very quickly....

Electric motors do accelerate very quickly. Remember the London Trolley buses? if you jumped on those as they took off you could end up hanging off the pole on the back platform like a flag
Forum: Technology 10-12-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
I always buy a spare battery with a new camera...

I always buy a spare battery with a new camera but I have already bought chargers for the new cameras from Ebay
Forum: Technology 09-12-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
It is true. I now have cameras that charge by USB...

It is true. I now have cameras that charge by USB rather than a separate battery charger.

I suppose the good thing about all this is that you can buy chargers with four or more USB outlets and you...
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