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Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 17:29
Replies: 155
Views: 6,471
Posted By Johnbee
It is not possible for normal people to...

It is not possible for normal people to objectively measure the question of whether the BBC is biased to the right or left, because it would mean too much work.

However there is an important point...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2010, 16:39
Replies: 18
Views: 3,937
Posted By Johnbee
Hey, don't knock TCM, it is a channel I watch...

Hey, don't knock TCM, it is a channel I watch fairly often and would miss if it went.
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 20:53
Replies: 68
Views: 4,562
Posted By Johnbee
< The responses to this thread have been some of...

< The responses to this thread have been some of the funniest I have seen in ages (and i haven't even had a snifter tonight) >

Did they give you an uncontrollable flick?

The OP very badly needs to...
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2010, 20:37
Replies: 136
Views: 5,626
Posted By Johnbee
It will be a bit annoying to get constant nag...

It will be a bit annoying to get constant nag messages each time I want some cash. Because the Minister, and the radio presenter, repeatedly said it would be 'a few pennies' which of course is not...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 20:16
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Johnbee
Check the version of Audacity which has been...

Check the version of Audacity which has been installed. It has to be a version which will work for Win 7. It is quite easy to download and install the wrong one because they keep the older version...
Forum: Freeview 27-12-2010, 20:57
Replies: 34
Views: 16,369
Posted By Johnbee
Our reception is superb, easily good enough for...

Our reception is superb, easily good enough for analogue with a set top aerial but not anywhere near good enough for many channels of freeview.

It is certainly worth asking the landlord if he/she...
Forum: Movies 27-12-2010, 20:22
Replies: 112
Views: 6,043
Posted By Johnbee
I agree with the OP insofar as I think Titanic is...

I agree with the OP insofar as I think Titanic is a very good film. It is hated by some, of course because it is rather anti-establishment: the upper classes are not shown in a very good light and...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-12-2010, 20:00
Replies: 57
Views: 5,241
Posted By Johnbee
Try The Burglar In The Closet, by Lawrence Block....

Try The Burglar In The Closet, by Lawrence Block. There are quite a few other 'Burglar' books by Block, all very entertaining.if you don't mind the hero being a baddy. Sample:

It was lunch hour...
Forum: Politics 27-12-2010, 19:27
Replies: 180
Views: 4,027
Posted By Johnbee
It is of course good news that the Conservatives...

It is of course good news that the Conservatives are behind in the polls because it might encourage them to withdraw some of the ideologically motivated cuts, such as scrapping the (profit making)...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 19:08
Replies: 20
Views: 5,653
Posted By Johnbee
It depends upon whether you think that you are...

It depends upon whether you think that you are getting enough sleep. If you are then of course just get up and get on with it. But if not you will have to find out why you wake. Do you get cold,...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 18:53
Replies: 44
Views: 1,941
Posted By Johnbee
I am fairly sure that the OP is correct in the...

I am fairly sure that the OP is correct in the impression given by the police. However I would describe it more as taking a long time to getting round to dealing with a case, rather than actual...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-12-2010, 18:15
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Johnbee
It depends on the operating system. I run...

It depends on the operating system. I run Windows 7 and use the 32 bit version, which can not use much more than 3 GB of memory and will use the swap file if you like to load up a lot of programs at...
Forum: Politics 26-12-2010, 20:59
Replies: 97
Views: 3,508
Posted By Johnbee
< We're running the biggest deficit in UK...

< We're running the biggest deficit in UK peacetime history, and cuts have to be made, so maybe the moronic Guardian >

I will once again point out to the loony right that The Guardian supports...
Forum: Advice 26-12-2010, 20:45
Replies: 91
Views: 8,987
Posted By Johnbee
I don't think that you should regard a person you...

I don't think that you should regard a person you have known for one month as your personal posession. You do sound a bit desparate to trap someone, and if I can tell that from on message, he...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 20:36
Replies: 742
Views: 30,275
Posted By Johnbee
It is fairly obvious that a person who won't...

It is fairly obvious that a person who won't bother to mke sure his Nan has a nice Cristmas dinner is going to complain about other people having a nice Christms dinner, so what's new?

Why is it...
Forum: Politics 24-12-2010, 19:11
Replies: 152
Views: 6,856
Posted By Johnbee
I think that it is likely that a large proportion...

I think that it is likely that a large proportion of muslims think that if people attempt to kill muslims then muslims should fight back even to the point of killing the attackers.

This is as...
Forum: Politics 24-12-2010, 18:55
Replies: 166
Views: 10,098
Posted By Johnbee
There will be a generqal election as soon as...

There will be a generqal election as soon as Cameron is certain he will win, or when the full term is up, whichever is sooner.
Forum: Advice 24-12-2010, 18:45
Replies: 31
Views: 1,470
Posted By Johnbee
It's quizmas.

It's quizmas.
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2010, 18:38
Replies: 33
Views: 1,429
Posted By Johnbee
How do you kill a woman with a razor blade? Give...

How do you kill a woman with a razor blade?

Give her arsenic
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-12-2010, 21:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,552
Posted By Johnbee
In short, the answer is certainly no, it is not...

In short, the answer is certainly no, it is not 'worth' it. Of course people who want to pursue you for some reason will be able to tell if for example you use a forum or newsgroup with multiple...
Forum: Advice 22-12-2010, 21:02
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Johnbee
It is supposed to be daft to use a debit card on...

It is supposed to be daft to use a debit card on the web, and fairly safe to use a credit card. If you use either, in the end your bank will phone you up about your number being abused by somebody -...
Forum: Politics 21-12-2010, 21:27
Replies: 68
Views: 3,015
Posted By Johnbee
To the OP: Pop along to any magistrates' court...

To the OP:

Pop along to any magistrates' court any day you like and watch the proceedings. I suppose it had better be in London. It will be a rather long succession of street vendors 'causing an...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 21-12-2010, 20:50
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By Johnbee
In order to set up what you term an intranet, the...

In order to set up what you term an intranet, the IT department will have purchased a mulitple user copy of software specially for the purpose, such as Novell Netware, or Windows Server.

They will...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-12-2010, 20:35
Replies: 124
Views: 9,987
Posted By Johnbee
My probem with TV is tha we only see the same few...

My probem with TV is tha we only see the same few people the whole time, appearing on each others' shows. I suppose on radio that is understandable because people are on the radio only because they...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-12-2010, 20:23
Replies: 164
Views: 6,820
Posted By Johnbee
< Don't you mean SOME say it's too right wing...

< Don't you mean SOME say it's too right wing and SOME say it's too left wing? >

If you take a look at newsgroups you will radidly see that there are people who quite honestly believe that Stalin...
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