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Forum: Politics 23-02-2015, 17:54
Replies: 219
Views: 6,434
Posted By alaninmcr
There is the crime of...

There is the crime of malfeasance/misfeasance/misconduct in public office, for which the maximum sentence is life.
Forum: Politics 21-02-2015, 17:44
Replies: 68
Views: 1,925
Posted By alaninmcr
Many of the problems Russia has with the Baltic...

Many of the problems Russia has with the Baltic states are because, for political reasons, those countries have been allowed to treat Russian (and Polish) speakers as second class or even...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2015, 17:51
Replies: 98
Views: 3,562
Posted By alaninmcr
The world being round was known to the ancient...

The world being round was known to the ancient Greeks; Eratosthenes calculated the diameter of the Earth. Some also hypothesized that the Sun orbited the Earth and made quite good estimates as to how...
Forum: Politics 06-02-2015, 18:43
Replies: 4,031
Views: 165,235
Posted By alaninmcr
Ukraine did take the Russian rather than the EU...

Ukraine did take the Russian rather than the EU deal, which is why their elected president was removed.
Forum: Advice 31-01-2015, 23:53
Replies: 53
Views: 4,684
Posted By alaninmcr
I think the OP's stepdad died 20 years ago, so it...

I think the OP's stepdad died 20 years ago, so it isn't as if they are immediately starting a "find my dad" mission.
Forum: Advice 31-01-2015, 23:49
Replies: 35
Views: 2,694
Posted By alaninmcr
You have been on penicillin for 20 years :o Have...

You have been on penicillin for 20 years :o Have they checked the effect on the bacteria in your gut?
Forum: Politics 31-01-2015, 23:36
Replies: 40
Views: 1,273
Posted By alaninmcr
I think the support for Podemos is, in the short...

I think the support for Podemos is, in the short term, very bad for Greece. The EU will take it as an indication to be as brutal as possible in order to prevent the anti-austerity contagion spreading.
Forum: Politics 31-01-2015, 22:58
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alaninmcr
More extreme than the pro-Kiev groups on Facebook?

More extreme than the pro-Kiev groups on Facebook?
Forum: Advice 31-01-2015, 21:26
Replies: 35
Views: 2,694
Posted By alaninmcr
Go back to the doctor. After a course of...

Go back to the doctor. After a course of antibiotics, the bacteria should be dead. Having repeat prescriptions just "encourages" the development of resistant strains.
Forum: Politics 25-01-2015, 19:20
Replies: 208
Views: 6,682
Posted By alaninmcr
Many Greeks think that the current policies...

Many Greeks think that the current policies represent short and long term ruin.
Forum: Showbiz 24-01-2015, 18:52
Replies: 32
Views: 4,760
Posted By alaninmcr
To be totally callous, it is perhaps better that...

To be totally callous, it is perhaps better that he died doing this than that he continued to make videos suggesting it was OK training on train-tracks.
Forum: Showbiz 20-01-2015, 21:02
Replies: 32
Views: 4,760
Posted By alaninmcr
Even if he had succeeded, apart from being very...

Even if he had succeeded, apart from being very stupid, it would have been extremely cruel to the train driver.
Forum: General Discussion 20-01-2015, 13:59
Replies: 208
Views: 8,485
Posted By alaninmcr
Do the MCB claim that Islam is a peaceful...

Do the MCB claim that Islam is a peaceful religion? AFAIK it's something that Western politicians started claiming after 9/11.
Forum: General Discussion 19-01-2015, 09:49
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By alaninmcr
Yes, but in previous interviews, the examples of...

Yes, but in previous interviews, the examples of his personality changing included that he no longer shared details of his life, that he refused to go to church with the family, and was spending his...
Forum: Advice 18-01-2015, 18:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By alaninmcr
I'd actually be less likely to do something like...

I'd actually be less likely to do something like this if offered money; it would make me worry that the person had some dubious intent.
Forum: Advice 14-01-2015, 15:59
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By alaninmcr
As far as I know, neither. Like other debts, it...

As far as I know, neither. Like other debts, it is paid out of the person's estate before the estate is distributed to the heirs. If there is not enough money to pay the debt, then it is effectively...
Forum: Advice 14-01-2015, 15:35
Replies: 94
Views: 9,307
Posted By alaninmcr
I don't think she is trying to be nice about it....

I don't think she is trying to be nice about it. She is doing it in a way that makes sure she makes the decisions while avoiding all responsibility and, perhaps, guilt.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2015, 14:50
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By alaninmcr
Normally people who go to see mediums are only...

Normally people who go to see mediums are only hurting themselves - and their bank balances. To me this stupidity is worse and downright cruel to the families and friends of those killed to claim...
Forum: Showbiz 08-01-2015, 17:12
Replies: 20
Views: 2,668
Posted By alaninmcr
Possibly. She is now slightly "famous", even if...

Possibly. She is now slightly "famous", even if it is for this.
Forum: Doctor Who 01-01-2015, 13:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By alaninmcr
I'm fairly sure it's the Orbital version...

I'm fairly sure it's the Orbital version (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H_o6ncUz3g) of the theme tune.
Forum: Advice 01-01-2015, 12:05
Replies: 50
Views: 6,984
Posted By alaninmcr
According to...

According to http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/26/section/84 it is up to 6 months in prison and/or a fine of 5,000 . There should also be theft charges.
Forum: Politics 29-12-2014, 15:20
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By alaninmcr
Really? What about the invasion of Iraq, air...

Really? What about the invasion of Iraq, air strikes on Libya and the proposal to bomb Syria? Just because the targets aren't in Europe doesn't make it less bat shit crazy.
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2014, 09:36
Replies: 364
Views: 28,581
Posted By alaninmcr
A train did go missing in India. It got diverted...

A train did go missing in India. It got diverted into strange parts of India's huge network http://www.ibtimes.co.in/lost-found-missing-train-tracked-bihar-after-17-days-609006
Forum: Showbiz 28-12-2014, 09:27
Replies: 875
Views: 306,541
Posted By alaninmcr
Yes - it is Joey's friend's mum who should be...

Yes - it is Joey's friend's mum who should be ashamed at bothering someone when they are eating. There is a difference between when a celebrity is "on duty" and "off duty". It's as rude as seeing...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2014, 14:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By alaninmcr
Your parents are totally correct. It does you no...

Your parents are totally correct. It does you no good to be discussing feelings with her. However difficult it will be, you need to stick to practical discussion about the house and to try to sort...
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