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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 09:07 AM
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Posted By jimbob
Because the highlighted is the point

Because the highlighted is the point
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:09 AM
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Posted By jimbob
Well said

Well said
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jimbob
Guess what. If I had been invited to an...

Guess what.

If I had been invited to an event as a public acknowledgement of my work, I wouldn't expect to have to deflect questions.

And Ms Fulani answered the questions clearly and without...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Talking I disagree. There are probably better...

I disagree.

There are probably better tactical drones and hitting Russian strategic bomber bases on two separate days will mean that the Kremlin will have to consider spreading its air defenses...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:33 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Calling someone a racist without evidence is bad....

Calling someone a racist without evidence is bad.

Calling someone a racist for demonstrating racist behaviour is somewhat different.

And Hussey demonstrated that she didn't accept that black...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:18 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Exactly. In an institution predicated on the...

Exactly.

In an institution predicated on the idea that some families are superior
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 3,530
Posted By jimbob
Absolutely. A fairly trendy material that...

Absolutely.

A fairly trendy material that owes its good electrical properties to the uncertainty principle is graphene. The electrons are highly constrained in one dimension so the uncertainty in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th December 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Unless she lied and Hussey decided to apologise...

Unless she lied and Hussey decided to apologise and resign rather than correct the record.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th December 2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Likewise with my father. ETA, but I can...

Likewise with my father.

ETA, but I can remember enough of his parents to be sure that he was brought up properly.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th December 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Well apart from the stated 100km control range*,...

Well apart from the stated 100km control range*, this looks to have the endurance and speed.

https://ukrjet.ua/eng#topaz


*We know that Ukrainian engineers are very good at hacking and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th December 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
And in Manchester, it's pretty common too. ...

And in Manchester, it's pretty common too.

It's almost as though 1960s Hollywood caricatures of British people (eg Mary Poppins) are not good guides for how British people look and behave 6...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th December 2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 3,530
Posted By jimbob
Nope. That could be explained by classical...

Nope.

That could be explained by classical physics.

But I cannot see how one gets structure out of an infinite, uniform field with no boundaries unless random events perturb the uniformity.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th December 2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 3,530
Posted By jimbob
Yes, however some very elegant experiments show...

Yes, however some very elegant experiments show that the universe itself doesn't know* both the position and momentum



In fact underlying randomness is a good explanation for me as to how the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
<Sigh> If person X accuses Person Y of...

<Sigh>

If person X accuses Person Y of saying something bigoted and person Y apologises and doesn't dispute the description, it's pretty safe to say that both accept that version of events
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
She has not disputed it

She has not disputed it
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2022, 03:22 AM
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Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
She is saying that black Britons are not really...

She is saying that black Britons are not really British.

She doubled down

And then you add context, which Nessie highlighted better than me. Respect being a one way street.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
To say nothing of the part immediately before...

To say nothing of the part immediately before that, which I think is even more clear.


SH: “Well, you must know where you’re from, I spent time in France. Where are you from?”

Ms Fulani:...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd December 2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
One of those threads discusses that

One of those threads discusses that
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 06:23 PM
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Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Not with Prince Philip, who seemed to take...

Not with Prince Philip, who seemed to take pleasure in being offensive
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
Yup, and it's not as though the consort of the...

Yup, and it's not as though the consort of the previous monarch was renowned for avoiding racist terms.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd December 2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Claims that Russia's prison population has fallen...

Claims that Russia's prison population has fallen by 25% due to mobilisation.

https://twitter.com/BrynnTannehill/status/1599061581244952577?s=20&t=KAy3KiGtKrDxwszzhtAqXw

Also, by mobilising...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunit...

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/culturalidentity/ethnicity/bulletins/ethnicgroupenglandandwales/census2021





Of which 74% identified as White English, Welsh, Scottish,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 6,036
Posted By jimbob
The highlighted for starters

The highlighted for starters
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 04:02 PM
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Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
That doesn't sound like software engineering,...

That doesn't sound like software engineering, that sounds like code monkeying.

I'm neither but do appreciate some of the aspects of software engineering at a very superficial level
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 02:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,795
Posted By jimbob
Yup. Although I do have several friends who are...

Yup. Although I do have several friends who are devout Christians. And indeed a couple of devout Muslims, and one highly-secular Muslim


Yes, also "culturally Christian" (or Jewish/Muslim/Hindu)...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 02:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,795
Posted By jimbob
Remember that in England, the dominant...

Remember that in England, the dominant denomination was CofE.

Lots of people born before the 1970s (and later) would have identified as CofE but that included a lot who "don't believe in any of...
Forum: Trials and Errors 2nd December 2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 6,052
Posted By jimbob
. Vixen and Stacyhs Several mods have...

. Vixen and Stacyhs

Several mods have removed several bunches of off topic bickering - remember Rule 12

The topic is not the other posters regardless of the moral and intellectual deficiencies...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
The highlighted. The thing is that search...

The highlighted.

The thing is that search don't have any penalty for the user of a small userbase as long as the functionality is good.

Likewise for an email system.

But a social media site...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
Why would anyone join a Google Twitter clone? ...

Why would anyone join a Google Twitter clone?

It would start off with zero users.

Twitter had the advantage of prominence and being heavily used by journalists. That is eroding but there is no...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st December 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
I'm pretty sure that Trebuchet knows that, and I...

I'm pretty sure that Trebuchet knows that, and I seem to recall him saying that he's worked for Boeing.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
So you're not going to sign up to this? ...

So you're not going to sign up to this?

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-01/musk-s-neuralink-hopes-for-human-trials-approval-within-six-months
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st December 2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/spanish-polic...

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/spanish-police-say-blast-ukrainian-embassy-injured-one-employee-2022-11-30/

Letter bombs at Ukrainian embassy in Spain and Spanish arms manufacturer making...
Forum: Trials and Errors 30th November 2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,413
Posted By jimbob
Derail about the NZ case and unvaccinated blood...

Derail about the NZ case and unvaccinated blood split to

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=363145
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
I think he's about to find out a lot more than...

I think he's about to find out a lot more than that.

"Don't try to run a company by breaking employment law and privacy laws in the EU, whilst also violating FTC directives with criminal...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
Yes, several people on Twitter commented along...

Yes, several people on Twitter commented along those lines.

"Nice to see a Tesla doing a dangerous manouver"

"Nah, that's not a Tesla, it's not on fire"

"No, sometimes they're not on fire,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 125,660
Posted By jimbob
A good question

A good question
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th November 2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Winter is going to cause problems for Russian...

Winter is going to cause problems for Russian troops

https://twitter.com/ChrisO_wiki/status/1596819562443726848?s=20&t=DPui2rtrUjgRhI9uo8NoXg

Even before being finishing training, there are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/petergyang almost as...

https://twitter.com/petergyang

almost as though the Twitter Blue was an astoundingly stupid idea
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
Correction accepted.

Correction accepted.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2022, 09:08 AM
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Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
Nice one Elon ...

Nice one Elon


https://www.rte.ie/news/courts/2022/1125/1338351-twitter-injunction/

Could be costly
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th November 2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Yup. Moscow doesn't care about its people...

Yup.

Moscow doesn't care about its people and indeed would like for Kyiv to commit something it could spin as atrocities against the Russian people.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th November 2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 7,787
Posted By jimbob
I'm bored of the bickering and snide asides which...

I'm bored of the bickering and snide asides which cause bother, work, travails, tedium, boredom etc.* for the mods


*Complete at your leisure
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 54,844
Posted By jimbob
Exactly. We're a well loved and trusted...

Exactly.


We're a well loved and trusted brand, as you can see because we have decided to spread our message on a well loved and trusted outlet that also says that Jews are hiding the fact that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th November 2022, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
No, that would not help Ukraine militarily, and...

No, that would not help Ukraine militarily, and would probably be counterproductive.

The solution is to give Ukraine precision longer range weapons so it can hit Russian headquarters and logistics...
Forum: Trials and Errors 25th November 2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 6,052
Posted By jimbob
Concatenation of a member's name with (for...

Concatenation of a member's name with (for example) "Bizarroworld" is not civil
Forum: Trials and Errors 25th November 2022, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 229,126
Posted By jimbob
Concatenation of a member's name with (for...

Concatenation of a member's name with (for example) "Bizarroworld" is not civil



ETA:


Continued here

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=363048
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th November 2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
They have been targeting educational...

They have been targeting educational infrastructure and that looks systematic
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th November 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
Mapping incidents in Ukraine war ...

Mapping incidents in Ukraine war

https://maphub.net/Cen4infoRes/russian-ukraine-monitor

And on the subject of infrastructure attacks
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd November 2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 57,013
Posted By jimbob
Rishi, is that you? You missed the assertion...

Rishi, is that you?

You missed the assertion that Starmer supported Corbyn in 2019.

Which is a conversation that I don't think Sunak should want to start.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd November 2022, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 49,533
Posted By jimbob
I have found Bulgarianmilitary.com.to be a bit...

I have found Bulgarianmilitary.com.to be a bit sensationalist previously
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