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Forum: Politics 16-09-2010, 09:02
Replies: 70
Views: 3,065
Posted By thepuffin
So many posts and nobody has actually quoted what...

So many posts and nobody has actually quoted what he said:

"Meanwhile, one of the Pope's senior advisers - Cardinal Walter Kasper - will not make the trip after he was quoted as telling a German...
Forum: Politics 31-05-2010, 19:40
Replies: 415
Views: 13,790
Posted By thepuffin
It's perfectly simple. He has a house. He buys...

It's perfectly simple.

He has a house. He buys another one. He sells the first one within 36 months. CGT is not applicable in this scenario. No tax evasion. None. It doesn't matter which is his...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 12:02
Replies: 102
Views: 5,227
Posted By thepuffin
One of the last things a Minister of the Crown of...

One of the last things a Minister of the Crown of an outgoing Government is supposed to do is to write a detailed letter to their successor giving them advice and useful knowledge that will help the...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 11:33
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
Source? Source?

Source?



Source?
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:41
Replies: 36
Views: 1,258
Posted By thepuffin
So what's your source then?

So what's your source then?
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:39
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
No. They mean contracts that Labour knew would...

No.

They mean contracts that Labour knew would be cancelled by the incoming Conservative administration and rushed through to try and bind future government policy.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 17-05-2010, 10:37
Replies: 100
Views: 15,314
Posted By thepuffin
Nobody's mentioned The Scotsman yet? Until I...

Nobody's mentioned The Scotsman yet? Until I moved up here I thought the Daily Mail was the lowest a newspaper could get. Then I read The Scotsman!
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:29
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
Days to do what? Until the state opening of...

Days to do what? Until the state opening of parliament and the Queen's Speech there's very little a new Government can do other than make announcements of their plans. Let's face it, if they didn't...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:22
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
This is the closest I can find on a cursory...

This is the closest I can find on a cursory examination: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200708/cmhansrd/cm080218/debtext/80218-0004.htm

Specifically the third point by George Osbourne...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:12
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
Why is taking money out of the economy bad? Why...

Why is taking money out of the economy bad?

Why is the Swedish schools policy "ridiculous"?

Your arguments lack depth and stink of resentment because your team lost the election. Can you try a bit...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 10:09
Replies: 222
Views: 5,533
Posted By thepuffin
Can you explain, with reference to the coalition...

Can you explain, with reference to the coalition document and other factual sources, which policies you disagree with (and why)?

Or are you just another Labour sock puppet hovering around to call...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2010, 09:54
Replies: 76
Views: 2,170
Posted By thepuffin
What about UK Govt borrowing and the subsequent...

What about UK Govt borrowing and the subsequent spending commitments that entails? Figures of 50bn a year in interest repayments alone sound pretty staggering to me.
Forum: Movies 13-10-2009, 12:45
Replies: 139
Views: 16,363
Posted By thepuffin
Saw this last night and came out a little...

Saw this last night and came out a little disappointed.

Me: 30 year old (childless) woman in a relationship.

I cried and giggled and cried all the way through Wall-E but the so-called "touching"...
Forum: Movies 06-03-2009, 15:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By thepuffin
Other eminently forgettable films such as Shallow...

Other eminently forgettable films such as Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, A Life Less Ordinary and 28 Days Later. So that would be 4 of the best British films of the last 15 years, along with the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-01-2009, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By thepuffin
If you look at the already quoted wikipedia...

If you look at the already quoted wikipedia article you'll see that the example SQL for an equi-join uses the INNER JOIN syntax. An inner join *is* and equi-join.

I'd be raging at my lecturers if...
Forum: Movies 05-01-2009, 11:12
Replies: 73
Views: 5,634
Posted By thepuffin
WALL-E is an emotional rollercoaster for me, even...

WALL-E is an emotional rollercoaster for me, even on DVD. Giggle, cry (sad), giggle, cry (happy), giggle, cry (sad), cry (happy).
Forum: Movies 05-01-2009, 11:08
Replies: 111
Views: 6,498
Posted By thepuffin
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey Had the misfortune to...

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
Had the misfortune to sit through this long and rambling crap where nothing actually happens (especially during the 5 minute psychadelic sequence) once. Never again.

2....
Forum: Movies 05-01-2009, 10:57
Replies: 905
Views: 79,359
Posted By thepuffin
Ha! I finally watched this film on DVD last...

Ha! I finally watched this film on DVD last night, having seen the show in the West End orginally and listened to the theatre soundtrack more times than I can count.

I'm basically torn in two. I...
Forum: Movies 02-11-2008, 16:13
Replies: 318
Views: 24,527
Posted By thepuffin
Really? For the benefit of those of us who...

Really?

For the benefit of those of us who clearly missed the message, what was it?

(Because otherwise I'll keep pointing out the Emperor is naked)
Forum: Movies 02-11-2008, 11:02
Replies: 318
Views: 24,527
Posted By thepuffin
Quantum of Solace, Truckload of ***** Casino...

Quantum of Solace, Truckload of *****

Casino Royale promised so much. Here was a Bond that felt real; he felt pain, he made mistakes and most of all, he was about more than gadgets and paperthin...
Forum: Movies 11-09-2008, 09:24
Replies: 43
Views: 2,087
Posted By thepuffin
WALL-E | | (Big Gap as WALL-E was soooooo...

WALL-E
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| (Big Gap as WALL-E was soooooo good)
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Toy Story
Toy Story 2
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Monsters Inc
Finding Nemo
The Incredibles
Forum: Movies 02-09-2008, 12:32
Replies: 51
Views: 2,933
Posted By thepuffin
"How many sequels are enough?" ZERO Breaking up...

"How many sequels are enough?"

ZERO

Breaking up a pre-determined story (such as The Lord of the Rings) into three parts is fine, unnecessarily extending a finished work by bolting on extra bits...
Forum: Movies 05-08-2008, 10:25
Replies: 200
Views: 12,251
Posted By thepuffin
I love that quote from Keith Vaz! He just shows...

I love that quote from Keith Vaz! He just shows what an idiot he really is. One, his daughter can't go on her own as it's a 12A, so if he doesn't want to take her, that's fine (and shows the...
Forum: Movies 01-08-2008, 15:36
Replies: 100
Views: 7,631
Posted By thepuffin
Wow some of the comments on here have me...

Wow some of the comments on here have me baffled.

Who would have thought that an animated film about robots could have such a wonderfully human story? Everything about WALL-E and EVE was perfectly...
Forum: General Discussion 16-07-2008, 14:21
Replies: 176
Views: 5,018
Posted By thepuffin
Well you would! ;)

Well you would! ;)
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