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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 09:23
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Views: 375
Posted By elfcurry
Weak.

Weak.
Forum: Politics 27-02-2015, 23:12
Replies: 1,788
Views: 27,297
Posted By elfcurry
We have a few pieces in a puzzle: 1. We know CO2...

We have a few pieces in a puzzle:
1. We know CO2 is a GHG
2. We know that humans have released large quantities of CO2 from fossil fuels and also reduced the planet's natural ability to recycle it eg...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-02-2015, 23:01
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Was it? I suppose they're easy if you know but I...

Was it? I suppose they're easy if you know but I don't follow music or show business news so for me both were real stinkers.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-02-2015, 17:43
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Going for 67k and got two stinker...

Going for 67k and got two stinker questions.

Shame!

12 in the final.

"Just need some pushbacks". Yeah, right!
Forum: Politics 27-02-2015, 13:49
Replies: 1,788
Views: 27,297
Posted By elfcurry
This sounds possible but rather unlikely....

This sounds possible but rather unlikely.

Imagine some academic went easy in reviewing a paper in the hope that the authors, knowing their work was lazy and flawed, would return the favour....
Forum: Politics 26-02-2015, 10:07
Replies: 1,788
Views: 27,297
Posted By elfcurry
I think this is sad. Spencer is among a minority...

I think this is sad. Spencer is among a minority of Christians - those who take the biblical story of creation absolutely literally (mostly the age of the Earth being a few thousand years and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 09:39
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Yes, she did contribute to a make it a closer...

Yes, she did contribute to a make it a closer final. Was Richie (?) given a low offer?

When the first two went out and she didn't seem a strong player, I thought she might throw caution to the wind,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 20:36
Replies: 1,083
Views: 102,430
Posted By elfcurry
Wolf Hall: The Inside Story (Afterwards at 10pm...

Wolf Hall: The Inside Story (Afterwards at 10pm on BBC4)
Mark Rylance, Hilary Mantel and director Peter Kosminsky join Kirsty Wark in the Chapel Royal of Saint Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 19:45
Replies: 1,083
Views: 102,430
Posted By elfcurry
Yes, but it's been well worth watching. Not too...

Yes, but it's been well worth watching.

Not too long to wait for the last part.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 18:51
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Yes, mixed success. :) He got 5 I said 4, not...

Yes, mixed success. :)
He got 5 I said 4, not accurate but too bad.
I said he'd go low but he went high and they played for 60k not 2k so I was very badly wrong.
I predicted 14 in the final chase...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 17:31
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Did she make four lucky guesses? My prediction:...

Did she make four lucky guesses?

My prediction: He'll get four, go low and they'll play for 2k. And get 14 right.


ETA: He got 5k, went high and won 59K so I was seriously wrong!
Forum: Politics 25-02-2015, 14:09
Replies: 1,788
Views: 27,297
Posted By elfcurry
Being a country boy, my analogy involved using...

Being a country boy, my analogy involved using rocks to make a leaky dam across a stream which I did as a child. Water still flows but some of it is held back for a while making the level upstream...
Forum: Politics 25-02-2015, 12:45
Replies: 1,788
Views: 27,297
Posted By elfcurry
Solenoid, why do you eschew science but cite...

Solenoid, why do you eschew science but cite opinions from ideologically-driven people such as Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) ? The name doesn't sound like a 'pure science' body of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-02-2015, 18:11
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Yes, I thought so too.

Yes, I thought so too.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-02-2015, 17:44
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
She didn't go low and perhaps should have gone...

She didn't go low and perhaps should have gone for the 66k. Never mind.

Fairly good team. If they work well together they could do well.
Forum: Politics 24-02-2015, 10:12
Replies: 219
Views: 6,485
Posted By elfcurry
Mostly I agree but I don't think your McLaren...

Mostly I agree but I don't think your McLaren example quite works as they haven't passed on IP.

A better parallel would be if an external company wanted to tender for an engineering part or...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 23:42
Replies: 3,023
Views: 449,542
Posted By elfcurry
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 23:27
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
Yes that'd be better. Then there could be low...

Yes that'd be better. Then there could be low offers but not negative, otherwise some would get through to the final, fight to win but go home out of pocket! (Would they still ask the others for...
Forum: Politics 23-02-2015, 20:01
Replies: 62
Views: 1,456
Posted By elfcurry
Why doesn't the government sell the NHS?

Yeah!

And the police and the army!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 17:30
Replies: 8,016
Views: 497,702
Posted By elfcurry
I knew the Aztecs were in Mexico. I wasn't sure...

I knew the Aztecs were in Mexico.

I wasn't sure between Baffin and Newfoundland but leaned the right way.
I knew it couldn't be Vancouver which is in the West.

Multiple choice does help if you have...
Forum: Politics 23-02-2015, 14:22
Replies: 32
Views: 585
Posted By elfcurry
"Ones who cannot be bought by the highest bidder"...

"Ones who cannot be bought by the highest bidder" Good.

People who don't put their own finances or advancement above the people they're supposed to serve.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 13:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,190
Posted By elfcurry
With his physical humour as Bean, he could be a...

With his physical humour as Bean, he could be a silent Maigret - the first French Mime Detective (Marcel Marceau?)
Forum: Politics 23-02-2015, 12:53
Replies: 219
Views: 6,485
Posted By elfcurry
Absolutely! I was trying to make a distinction in...

Absolutely! I was trying to make a distinction in my mind and I think you have it.

There's a big difference between someone using the experience or training they gained to earn money in parallel...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 10:38
Replies: 193
Views: 22,301
Posted By elfcurry
I'm glad this is coming back. I'm also pleased...

I'm glad this is coming back.

I'm also pleased to be reminded of Hinterland. Recently I was thinking of a dark crime drama where a woman's body was found in a remote country area in a story which...
Forum: Politics 22-02-2015, 18:48
Replies: 199
Views: 10,865
Posted By elfcurry
Still going...

Still going strong.
http://forum.ship-of-fools.com UK Election thread (http://forum.ship-of-fools.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=019279)
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