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Forum: General Chat 22-08-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 279
Posted By Realist
A lot of young teens are being purposely made...

A lot of young teens are being purposely made dependent in today's society. Technology is an enabler. Smart phones get them hooked into contracts and further payments for apps and services. More...
Forum: General Health 22-08-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Realist
The future won't involve Mammography in its...

The future won't involve Mammography in its current form at all Susan I'm pretty sure of that.

Mammography has been shown to harm women more than it prevents deaths from breast cancer. It's been...
Forum: Food & Drink 22-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By Realist
Broad beans are fantastic. Delicious tasty green...

Broad beans are fantastic. Delicious tasty green gems imho and they also contain the anti cancer substance Amygdalin which is also found in Apricot Kernels. During the summer season I eat Broad...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 21-08-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By Realist
I'm interested to understand how you work out the...

I'm interested to understand how you work out the number of calories your body is burning at different times of the day and how many at night.

If you're counting calories you surely need the...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 21-08-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By Realist
I simply use the teaspoon method 4g sugar =...

I simply use the teaspoon method

4g sugar = 1 teaspoonful

So just divide the sugar content by 4 and then factor up for the entire product.

e.g

A product weighs 250g
the sugar content...
Forum: Money Saving Tips 21-08-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 736
Posted By Realist
Can we assume your house is paid off ? No...

Can we assume your house is paid off ? No mortgage?

And what have you done with your savings? Are they just sat in a crappy bank account earning laughable interest ?

If you invest wisely you...
Forum: Money Saving Tips 21-08-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Realist
Price isn't my priority when buying food My...

Price isn't my priority when buying food

My priorities are:

provenance
quality of produce
shelf life of produce
Origin of produce

I don't buy any meat from supermarkets, it's crap and I...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 21-08-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By Realist
The most important thing with bread is how it's...

The most important thing with bread is how it's made. Long fermentation times make for healthier bread.




Yep cereals are a real issue. 99% of the cereals in any supermarket aisle are...
Forum: Food & Drink 21-08-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,211
Posted By Realist
This is explained earlier in the thread. If...

This is explained earlier in the thread.

If you;re making soup properly then the first thing you do is fry off any onions and vegetables which creates the deepr caramelised flavours. For example...
Forum: Brexit Forum 21-08-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 674
Posted By Realist
You have to laugh at these Remaniac chumps TBH. ...

You have to laugh at these Remaniac chumps TBH.


Should we then, put old Compo, Corbyn in the dock and charge him with wilful duping and lying to the young electorate about wiping away their...
Forum: General Health 21-08-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By Realist
Don't really understand the comments here TBH. ...

Don't really understand the comments here TBH. It's just common sense scheduling.

Imagine you were running a car garage. You have 4 working bays and you know that MOT's take one hour each and...
Forum: Food & Drink 21-08-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By Realist
I agree. Go you. Buy British, buy local, buy...

I agree. Go you. Buy British, buy local, buy fresh.


I'd skip the spiralising nonsense though ;) Just a gimmick
Forum: Food & Drink 21-08-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 210
Posted By Realist
You might want to check the sugar content of that...

You might want to check the sugar content of that Asda Coronation Chicken too. I believe it's close to 10% sugar !!!

About 2 full teaspoons of sugar in just a small 100g portion of the stuff ! ...
Forum: Food & Drink 21-08-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,211
Posted By Realist
What part of the soup making process is this...

What part of the soup making process is this machine actually saving you?

Seems just the part where you leave the veg to simmer in a saucepan on a hob and then the final blending of it into a...
Forum: Brexit Forum 20-08-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 586
Posted By Realist
Not quite imho. It's a long standing and...

Not quite imho.

It's a long standing and very well known management technique to steer subordinates towards a certain way of thinking and to then later let the subordinates take a vote on what the...
Forum: Brexit Forum 20-08-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 586
Posted By Realist
You're welcome to your own opinion but it's not...

You're welcome to your own opinion but it's not an opinion shared by the majhority of referendum voting people of the UK.

BrExit in the long run will massively benefit the UK and free it from the...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 20-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By Realist
This is gold and confirms my own views Food...

This is gold and confirms my own views

Food education is absolutely key
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 20-08-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By Realist
I disagree, its not simple There are NO...

I disagree, its not simple

There are NO DIETS that work because by their very definition they are nothing but TEMPORARY eating regimes which will later on cease. When that happens the NORMAL...
Forum: Technology 19-08-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 410
Posted By Realist
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Worth a read


5 Ways Your VPN Is Not As Provate As You Think It Is


https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-ways-vpn-not-secure-think/
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 328
Posted By Realist
I wouldn't personally do the subscription thing. ...

I wouldn't personally do the subscription thing. Did it once for family. They end up being pressured to continue the subscription long after your gift gesture is in the dim and distant past. I...
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 517
Posted By Realist
Nope not at all. But I was fortunate to have...

Nope not at all.

But I was fortunate to have an independent life from age 18yrs which effectively "made me". I left home at that age, got a job, got a flat with a flat mate and never looked back....
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 517
Posted By Realist
errrrr . . . :blush:

errrrr . . . :blush:
Forum: Beauty 19-08-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 730
Posted By Realist
Jessie's fashion tips ...

Jessie's fashion tips

https://www.over50sforum.com/picture.php?albumid=809&pictureid=14134

This week I will be mostly wearing . . .

no underpants"
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 517
Posted By Realist
I certainly do the cooking in our house. I...

I certainly do the cooking in our house.

I have a wide repertoire but concentrate on feeding myself and wifey with plenty of good fresh vegetables every day and fresh fruit.

Tomorrow I'll be...
Forum: Brexit Forum 19-08-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 389
Posted By Realist
EU Fluff and Bluster

As the desperation increases in the EU camp as the realisation that the UK WILL leave on 31st Oct the arrogant old fools are now effectively shaking their fists at the UK and making silly threats.
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