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Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 22:39
Replies: 385
Views: 30,734
Posted By jsmith99
It's possible he could be, though with the...

It's possible he could be, though with the verdict reversed on appeal. Though you'd think Morse might have mentioned that in later years.



With a hint of the dummy in Cabaret.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:52
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By jsmith99
Actually, we have no idea of the date of his...

Actually, we have no idea of the date of his birth, or whether it happened at all. But I imagine the calculation of the date of Easter has to do with the date of the Passover.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:47
Replies: 34
Views: 794
Posted By jsmith99
I'm happy to call an event by the dating...

I'm happy to call an event by the dating convention of the place where it happened. Hence I'll call it 9/11.

Similarly, the Russian Revolution of 1917 is referred to as the October Revolution....
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 11:21
Replies: 78
Views: 4,021
Posted By jsmith99
If the part about Balcombe did anything, it made...

If the part about Balcombe did anything, it made me, for one, feel sorry for the commuters who have to rise before dawn, drive miles to a station, and pay 3000 - 4000 a year for a crowded train...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 00:19
Replies: 121
Views: 4,039
Posted By jsmith99
Wasn't "original sin" invented in the days when...

Wasn't "original sin" invented in the days when people still thought the story of adam and eve was literal truth? What's the definition these days?
Forum: Mobile Phones 19-04-2014, 23:47
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By jsmith99
Another vote for the Moto G. It's my first...

Another vote for the Moto G. It's my first smartphone, and I think it's brilliant.

I must admit I'm having a job getting used to Android - I have a book on it, which I'm working my way through. But...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2014, 22:59
Replies: 148
Views: 4,119
Posted By jsmith99
I know - everybody knows Oedipus, but I have no...

I know - everybody knows Oedipus, but I have no idea what 'twerking' is.
Forum: General Discussion 19-04-2014, 11:07
Replies: 121
Views: 4,039
Posted By jsmith99
Actually, the OP's is a fair question. It was...

Actually, the OP's is a fair question.

It was the feast of the Passover, and none of the money changers were working. The Romans usually took account of natives' beliefs and festivals, so there's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2014, 10:43
Replies: 78
Views: 4,021
Posted By jsmith99
I had a look on Street View and Satellite, and...

I had a look on Street View and Satellite, and you can see the Residents Only car park, plus several other sets of parking bays on the road running off Newlands. In addition, you can clearly see...
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2014, 23:05
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By jsmith99
That's interesting, because I'm sure the...

That's interesting, because I'm sure the registration form I had from Kingston Council last year had that field blank, with a note that, for legal reasons, I had to tick the field anew every year....
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2014, 10:17
Replies: 173
Views: 5,819
Posted By jsmith99
What's it called when Pluto's orbit comes within...

What's it called when Pluto's orbit comes within the orbit of Neptune?
...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2014, 00:58
Replies: 78
Views: 4,021
Posted By jsmith99
I couldn't believe the arrogance of the people in...

I couldn't believe the arrogance of the people in the Sussex village. It's a public road, they don't own it, and they've no more rights over it than anyone else has.

If the commuters were coming in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-04-2014, 15:21
Replies: 385
Views: 30,734
Posted By jsmith99
I totally agree. Even on a rough council estate...

I totally agree. Even on a rough council estate in Newcastle, no-one would dream of swearing in front of a woman or child.
Forum: Politics 17-04-2014, 11:15
Replies: 45
Views: 1,081
Posted By jsmith99
Quite the opposite - it allows the old to spend...

Quite the opposite - it allows the old to spend their last penny the minute before they die. :)
Forum: Advice 17-04-2014, 11:09
Replies: 51
Views: 3,715
Posted By jsmith99
Which is a good principle for anything you put in...

Which is a good principle for anything you put in writing.

I feel the OP is right, though - it's none of his business.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-04-2014, 10:54
Replies: 385
Views: 30,734
Posted By jsmith99
Call me thick, but I've no idea what your remark...

Call me thick, but I've no idea what your remark actually means.



It may have been used in the effete south, but it certainly wasn't in use in the north-east in the 60s. I won't mention the word...
Forum: Soaps 16-04-2014, 23:04
Replies: 4,516
Views: 493,370
Posted By jsmith99
With maria, tyrone and fizz in the pub, does that...

With maria, tyrone and fizz in the pub, does that mean three kids left on their own?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-04-2014, 22:46
Replies: 385
Views: 30,734
Posted By jsmith99
Back in 1961-62 I was friends with a Jamaican man...

Back in 1961-62 I was friends with a Jamaican man married to a (white) Englishwoman. It happened, but was very rare. And they'd be met by a stunned silence in any pub or shop they went into. They...
Forum: Soaps 15-04-2014, 22:44
Replies: 624
Views: 13,888
Posted By jsmith99
He's setting her up for something, you mark my...

He's setting her up for something, you mark my words.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2014, 22:27
Replies: 210
Views: 21,331
Posted By jsmith99
I probably misunderstood,. I thought the police...

I probably misunderstood,. I thought the police asked the doctor if he'd ever seen Jane before. He said 'no', so they produced proof he'd been her (Jane's ) locum X years earlier.

It's not really...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2014, 22:19
Replies: 385
Views: 30,734
Posted By jsmith99
Actually, a lot of people smoked French...

Actually, a lot of people smoked French cigarettes in the sixties. It was regarded as "cool", before that word was ever used in that sense. In fact, all it proved was that they had no sense of smell....
Forum: Advice 15-04-2014, 19:34
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By jsmith99
A google search for "letter before action...

A google search for "letter before action template" gives millions of hits. Pick the most appropriate one and fill in the blanks.
Forum: Advice 15-04-2014, 19:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By jsmith99
For some reason I assumed you meant free parking...

For some reason I assumed you meant free parking for 30 minutes - hence my surprise. Or do you get the ticket without charge, just to prove your arrival time?
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2014, 18:51
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By jsmith99
Do you know how many millions companies spend on...

Do you know how many millions companies spend on designing the "perfect" packaging? Colour, fonts, images, all are designed with customer appeal in mind.

How do you think a company producing hot dog...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2014, 18:18
Replies: 210
Views: 21,331
Posted By jsmith99
Okay, thanks. For some reason I was convinced it...

Okay, thanks. For some reason I was convinced it was Emma Wray.



So why did the police produce the fact after the doctor said he'd never seen her (Jane) before? And if he was a locum 23 years ago,...
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