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SleeperService



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Those floppy disks are deadly things you know...sharpen the edges and they turn into killer frizbees. A bit like a stackable version of OddJob's hat...


You really like wearing bandages on your hands then?? Cool

Nuclear waste includes just about all the structure at some stage surely. The radiation leads to rapid erosion of the material which then needs to be replaced and the glowing item 'stored' IIRC nuclear warheads needed rebuilding every few years for exactly this reason.

I really can't see fusion solving the waste issue if it ever works. I'll go with the flow that it will likely be a lot worse Confused
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SleeperService wrote:
RenewableCandy wrote:
Those floppy disks are deadly things you know...sharpen the edges and they turn into killer frizbees. A bit like a stackable version of OddJob's hat...


You really like wearing bandages on your hands then?? Cool
Funny you should say that. After that particular incident I took to wearing a cycling glove to protect the afflicted hand...it really did make me look like some kind of Bond villain. Probably the one who's cornered the world market in Uranium...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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You really like wearing bandages on your hands then?? Cool

You haven't seen 'The Feral Kid' in Mad Max 2 then? Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mobbsey wrote:
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You really like wearing bandages on your hands then?? Cool

You haven't seen 'The Feral Kid' in Mad Max 2 then? Rolling Eyes


Oh yes remember it well. Saw it at the cinema with my then current girlfriend. She fainted.

@RC That's a cut Shocked
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Oh yes remember it well. Saw it at the cinema with my then current girlfriend. She fainted.

It's always good to be honest about yourself. Quite early on in a relationship I went for a walk across a military base with my girlfriend and 200 policemen (a long story of bridleways and mixed-up dates).

25 years on we're still together -- although every now and again I have to remind her that she must have seen the early warning signs of what she was getting involved with Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So it was a bridleway.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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So it was a bridleway.

Not according to the USAF staff with guns who regularly tried to dissuade me from walking it (perhaps they don't have such quaint ideas of 'freedom' to walk in the US of A).
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Er, right. Not quite what I meant. Sorry about my poor attempt at a pun. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Er, right. Not quite what I meant. Sorry about my poor attempt at a pun. Wink

No, it wasn't an "M16 wedding" -- such gadgets are not allowed in Quaker Meeting Houses.

I've got a Cruisewatch video of one of my guided walks across local American bases. Perhaps I should find it and convert the VHS to digital and preserve on YouTube for posterity. It's painful to watch though... those were the days!, when my hair went half-way down my back (these days it barely goes half-way cross my head Crying or Very sad ).
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dunno how long You Tube will last. Couldn't you draw it out on vellum or embroider a tapestry?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tom Burke (first met him in ~1972 when we started FoE Liverpool) has an interesting piece at http://tomburke.co.uk/2012/02/22/tom-burke-political-commentary-nucleaire-nouvelle-generation-non-merci/
discussing our relations with the French.
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