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Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 17:35
Replies: 61
Views: 5,011
Posted By elfcurry
Reminder: Resistance (French, set in WW2) ...

Reminder: Resistance (French, set in WW2)

Tonight 9pm More 4
Forum: Politics 25-08-2015, 13:40
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Subtitle of your BBC story: "The vast majority...

Subtitle of your BBC story:

"The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study. "
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-08-2015, 23:55
Replies: 148
Views: 9,209
Posted By elfcurry
I assumed he's US special forces sent by Odelle's...

I assumed he's US special forces sent by Odelle's double-dealing Colonel. I also assumed the nasty black bloke who keeps turning up is indirectly working for them too. Yes?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-08-2015, 20:58
Replies: 61
Views: 5,011
Posted By elfcurry
Resistance: More4 Fridays 9pm

Six-part WW2 French Resistance drama on More 4 on Fridays 9pm
Subtitles.

New: Resistance Brand new series: Drama set in World War II about a group of young French heroes fighting for freedom from...
Forum: Politics 23-08-2015, 10:53
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Who is it? What do they say?

Who is it? What do they say?
Forum: Politics 22-08-2015, 10:57
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
I think BC's rather endearing when he copies...

I think BC's rather endearing when he copies grown-up words and pretends he's making sense.

Awww. :)
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 17:47
Replies: 163
Views: 5,353
Posted By elfcurry
Maybe it was someone's last day.

Maybe it was someone's last day.
Forum: Politics 10-08-2015, 13:39
Replies: 116
Views: 5,836
Posted By elfcurry
This is terrible news. So we have to wait...

This is terrible news.

So we have to wait another month? :(
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2015, 09:09
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By elfcurry
Thanks. Yes, that's exactly how they look. I got...

Thanks. Yes, that's exactly how they look. I got some from a tree in a churchyard a few years ago but I can't remember how the wine tasted. I did ask if I could pick them and was told "go ahead, fill...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2015, 00:20
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By elfcurry
Today, for the first time this year I went out to...

Today, for the first time this year I went out to pick blackberries for wine. I came back with none at all as I found a tree by the path very close to home, dropping its yellow fruit, with much more...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-08-2015, 20:50
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By elfcurry
Underwear perhaps?

Underwear perhaps?
Forum: Politics 05-08-2015, 11:56
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
The mistake was soon corrected. No harm was done.

The mistake was soon corrected. No harm was done.
Forum: Politics 05-08-2015, 11:44
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
I'm not 'defending the IPCC' I'm saying they...

I'm not 'defending the IPCC' I'm saying they allowed an error to slip past checks and into a document. It was mildly embarrassing and there were at fault.
The mistake was soon corrected. No harm was...
Forum: Politics 04-08-2015, 17:36
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
There's a difference in intent between lies and...

There's a difference in intent between lies and errors.

One is a deliberate attempt to deceive people while the other is accidental - sloppy and unfortunate and a result of insufficient checking or...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-08-2015, 18:35
Replies: 61
Views: 5,011
Posted By elfcurry
I was out when it finished and recorded it....

I was out when it finished and recorded it.
(Must get around to watching sometime. Am I risking spoilers?)

Something different on BBC4 tonight: Young Montalbano.
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 17:35
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
OK, thanks for the pdf.

OK, thanks for the pdf.
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 17:05
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Well a book is a source but you didn't say that...

Well a book is a source but you didn't say that before or who wrote it. Actually I want both the (online) sources of the quotes and the source for the text around them. The latter probably includes...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 16:53
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
I suspect you're right that there is some...

I suspect you're right that there is some low-level 'corruption' in a lot of what humans do - exchanging favours and back-scratching and old boys network.

I find it much harder to see that...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 16:34
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Again you clicked the quote button to put some...

Again you clicked the quote button to put some text in a grey box.

'Some text' - who cares? Source please. Why hide it?

(As with provenance of wine, antiques or supposedly historic documents,...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 15:57
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
"I'm giving you evidence..." What evidence - an...

"I'm giving you evidence..."
What evidence - an unattributed quote?

Unmoved.

"You're pretty sure they're right? On what evidence?"
On the basis that every reputable science body in the world and...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 15:13
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
He has often told people here they don't...

He has often told people here they don't understand science - mostly because some* people look at sciencey-looking webpages written by people whose uninformed views they agree with, think the 'the...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 14:41
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
What "corrupt politics that now permeates climate...

What "corrupt politics that now permeates climate science" ? In whose opinion? Facts please.

If I had evidence that something accepted by mainstream science was wrong, what makes you think I'd keep...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 13:20
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Your interpretation of my position is quite...

Your interpretation of my position is quite wrong. I support science which resulted in AGW and LOTS of scientists produced LOTS of papers which almost all agree on the basics and improved our...
Forum: Politics 31-07-2015, 11:39
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Sort of true - it was a poor choice of word as...

Sort of true - it was a poor choice of word as it's not impartiality itself that I care most about but getting as close to the facts/truth as possible, which means avoiding being influenced by people...
Forum: Politics 30-07-2015, 21:43
Replies: 2,026
Views: 31,973
Posted By elfcurry
Abe, you forgot to mention where that second...

Abe, you forgot to mention where that second quote came from - it's not from njp.

I googled it and I'm a bit suspicious that the first two were wuwt and the others similar. If there's a robust and...
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