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Forum: Technical Yesterday, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By spiney2
i would not expect generic sat receivers with...

i would not expect generic sat receivers with built in internal hard disk at the price mentioned. more realistically 200 upwards ?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 16:15
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By spiney2
power rectifier diodes are sturdy things and...

power rectifier diodes are sturdy things and rarely fail.

yes if you short cct the stepdown transformer secondary the enamel will start to melt, with some smoke and a nice sweet smell, and possibly...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:00
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
just an ordinary roman citizen able to fluently...

just an ordinary roman citizen able to fluently speak ad100 latin and discuss contemporary roman empire politics and sleazy personal gossip would be "a bit of a clincher" ....... especially if a 7...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:56
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
jean buridan talking in medieval latin. now that...

jean buridan talking in medieval latin. now that would be fascinating .......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:54
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
has hitler ever been reincarnated (not as a cat!)...

has hitler ever been reincarnated (not as a cat!) ? that would be quite interesting ......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:52
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
ludwig boltzman discussing his pre quantum...

ludwig boltzman discussing his pre quantum statistical mechanics in late 19th century german would also be "convincing" ......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:50
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
you never get anything like - for example - a...

you never get anything like - for example - a reincarnated Newton explaining how he came to the idea of fluxions, and whether he was gay. in a way that would convince biographers and historians of...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:46
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By spiney2
satellite tv especially. i saw a complete...

satellite tv especially. i saw a complete bullfight on some fta channel .......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:44
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By spiney2
i forget what popular science website i saw it...

i forget what popular science website i saw it on, but there are now "virtual reality holidays" .........

personally ive never wished to travel much, but those people with the "wanderlust instinct"...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:35
Replies: 21
Views: 466
Posted By spiney2
major's achievements were the traffic cones...

major's achievements were the traffic cones hotline and railway privatisation.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:32
Replies: 21
Views: 466
Posted By spiney2
brown and darling acted very promptly just before...

brown and darling acted very promptly just before bank cash machines were about to stop working and the entire uk financial system "just stop". thus saving us from a 1930s style economic depression...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:28
Replies: 21
Views: 466
Posted By spiney2
... some americans will be worse off under...

... some americans will be worse off under obamacare than unregulated private insurance, but however you change the system it will always leave some people worse off ......
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:26
Replies: 21
Views: 466
Posted By spiney2
obamacare had a bad start due to computer...

obamacare had a bad start due to computer problems. its not just the nhs .......

...... bit early to say how well it will work but must be better than no medical insurance for the people previously...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:24
Replies: 21
Views: 466
Posted By spiney2
neoliiberal tax avoiding multinational companies...

neoliiberal tax avoiding multinational companies now "buy" political partes. so nobody votes because it is a waste of time.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:20
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By spiney2
or more precisely, capitalism for the poor and...

or more precisely, capitalism for the poor and socialism for the rich.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:17
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By spiney2
all strong political ideologies become...

all strong political ideologies become indistinguishable. ie for most citizens there was little practical difference whether living under the nazi or soviet police states.

i forget who said this but...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:13
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By spiney2
live in london, and the rest of the world will...

live in london, and the rest of the world will come to you instead.

not any cheaper, but probably less physically exhausting.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
nobody ever "remembers" dying from The Black...

nobody ever "remembers" dying from The Black Death in medieval europe. which is statistically unlikely, considering that half the population died from it.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:05
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
james brown still selling records after he died....

james brown still selling records after he died. proves he has Soul.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 14:47
Replies: 191
Views: 11,169
Posted By spiney2
help ! been following instructions for "fancy...

help ! been following instructions for "fancy teapot cover" in Marshall Cavendish "wonderful ways with macrame" (in 800 weekly parts) and now find i am securely bound to my kitchen chair with 75...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 14:36
Replies: 191
Views: 11,169
Posted By spiney2
been getting marshall cavendish The Origami...

been getting marshall cavendish The Origami Bible, issued bi weekly in 2,759 easily affordable parts.

Started making "the algerian casbah" - needs rather a lot of origami paper - and now find i am...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 14:22
Replies: 191
Views: 11,169
Posted By spiney2
on my cassette deck, why does the dolby have a...

on my cassette deck, why does the dolby have a red light and CrO2 a yellow light ? why not the other way round ?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:14
Replies: 52
Views: 1,404
Posted By spiney2
cancer is not "one thing", but normal cell...

cancer is not "one thing", but normal cell multiplication "gone wrong". so best treatment depends which cells and where in body. there is unlikely ever to be a single "cure".
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:07
Replies: 35
Views: 1,106
Posted By spiney2
dont tell police about The Sabine Women lets just...

dont tell police about The Sabine Women lets just keep quiet about that one .......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:00
Replies: 85
Views: 2,731
Posted By spiney2
dont you just get slowly promoted "up the tree of...

dont you just get slowly promoted "up the tree of life" ?

goes something like: lysogine, plankton, starfish, dinosaur, treeshrew, gorilla, neanderthal, jesus, david cameron.
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