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Forum: General Discussion 28-07-2015, 15:33
Replies: 3,354
Views: 101,119
Posted By jackthom
Ever seen a blacksmith at work? They manage to...

Ever seen a blacksmith at work? They manage to make steel malleable over a coal fire.
Forum: Netflix 24-01-2015, 12:10
Replies: 960
Views: 197,611
Posted By jackthom
I'm wondering if this means they are planning to...

I'm wondering if this means they are planning to take off the entire programme soon. :(
Forum: Netflix 16-01-2015, 17:16
Replies: 960
Views: 197,611
Posted By jackthom
Just checked Argentina again and it's season 1...

Just checked Argentina again and it's season 1 that is not available; 2,3 & 4 are still OK.
Forum: Netflix 14-01-2015, 16:19
Replies: 960
Views: 197,611
Posted By jackthom
Having really enjoyed getting half way through...

Having really enjoyed getting half way through the 4 seasons of Justified I was horrified to spot that it expires on 15th Jan!

All is not lost however because it is still running on Netflix...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 19:24
Replies: 46
Views: 3,461
Posted By jackthom
Stephen Green is a vile character IMO, and...

Stephen Green is a vile character IMO, and certainly doesn't deserve interview time on any news broadcast.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 17:31
Replies: 50
Views: 5,488
Posted By jackthom
It's taken me this long to really start watching...

It's taken me this long to really start watching the programme and now I've sent off for the DVD boxed set.

The impression I got over the years from very occasional viewing was that it was simply...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:14
Replies: 4,390
Views: 103,997
Posted By jackthom
I'm just guessing you understand, but did...

I'm just guessing you understand, but did retirement have anything to do with that? It certainly improved my outlook no end.

Anyway let me tag on my Happy New Year to all our regular, and not so...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 14:53
Replies: 4,390
Views: 103,997
Posted By jackthom
Just make use of whatever you have.

Just make use of whatever you have.
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 14:39
Replies: 4,390
Views: 103,997
Posted By jackthom
I'd say that creating your own meaning and...

I'd say that creating your own meaning and purpose etc is the best way to be happy in life.

I certainly don't spend my life looking forward to the next one.
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 14:00
Replies: 218
Views: 5,798
Posted By jackthom
I'm not sure why others are not included in the...

I'm not sure why others are not included in the total nowadays. Here's a Wikipedia quote....



Maybe the writings have been mainly by Jewish scholars, I really don't know. :confused:
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 13:28
Replies: 218
Views: 5,798
Posted By jackthom
I see this thread as a discussion about free...

I see this thread as a discussion about free speech.

The gravity of the event itself is not in doubt IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 13:15
Replies: 218
Views: 5,798
Posted By jackthom
No problem at all with anyone asking that...

No problem at all with anyone asking that question. My answer would be it was and is a very big deal.

That isn't the question asked by the OP. The historical event and it's denial are not the same...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 12:53
Replies: 4,390
Views: 103,997
Posted By jackthom
Sentient puddles. :eek:

Sentient puddles. :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 12:44
Replies: 218
Views: 5,798
Posted By jackthom
I also don't see the slightest suggestion from...

I also don't see the slightest suggestion from the OP that "the holocaust isn't such a big deal".

As to whether denial should be a criminal offence, I'd rather these people were allowed to carry on...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 12:08
Replies: 157
Views: 11,094
Posted By jackthom
interesting stuff. I hadn't realised how widely...

interesting stuff. I hadn't realised how widely Super 16mm was being used.

Considering the things you listed that can go wrong in shooting the format, I'd imagine that if a programme was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-12-2010, 14:40
Replies: 250
Views: 15,557
Posted By jackthom
I think the point is that people don't watch TV...

I think the point is that people don't watch TV as close as they sit to a computer monitor.

I'm using a 22" widescreen computer monitor at 2ft 6".

That is the equivalent of viewing a 42" TV at 5ft,...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By jackthom
Then you could really save some money with a...

Then you could really save some money with a portable wireless timer/thermostat.

The receiver part usually plugs into the mains beside the boiler and in addition only requires a simple 2 wire...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 12:15
Replies: 48
Views: 3,491
Posted By jackthom
According to the T&Cs you aren't actually forced...

According to the T&Cs you aren't actually forced to contribute to, or even read a thread.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 14:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By jackthom
Sony S370 is also 99 at Amazon...

Sony S370 is also 99 at Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-BDPS370B-CEK-BDPS370-Blu-ray-Player/dp/B0038M1UTW/ref=cm_cr_pr_pb_t).
Forum: Broadcasting 27-12-2010, 14:29
Replies: 1,049
Views: 34,385
Posted By jackthom
Had some really useful Christmas presents this...

Had some really useful Christmas presents this year which will allow me a considerable amount of DOG-free viewing.


Thank goodness for DVD box sets. :)

Edit: I wonder if the only commercial...
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2010, 21:15
Replies: 4,390
Views: 103,997
Posted By jackthom
If thoughts aren't physical I guess there must be...

If thoughts aren't physical I guess there must be a ghost in the machine. :confused:
Forum: Sky 21-12-2010, 16:01
Replies: 48
Views: 4,417
Posted By jackthom
Great website and it's much nicer and quicker...

Great website and it's much nicer and quicker than navigating through the same info on Sky's website IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2010, 13:45
Replies: 44
Views: 2,185
Posted By jackthom
I'm going to play safe and wait until Saturday to...

I'm going to play safe and wait until Saturday to celebrate.

By then I should be able to tell whether the Sun is definitely going to get higher in the sky. ;)

Edit: Oops, I see you beat me to it....
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 13:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By jackthom
The advice to not refreeze is designed to...

The advice to not refreeze is designed to discourage people from putting food back in the freezer and forgetting about it for weeks or longer. :eek:

Although defrosted food will contain more...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-12-2010, 17:26
Replies: 30
Views: 3,303
Posted By jackthom
If you had a projector and were throwing the...

If you had a projector and were throwing the picture onto a 120" screen you might notice some difference.

On a 42" LCD I doubt it. :)
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