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Forum: Computers and the Internet 23rd June 2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 63,550
Posted By Norman Alexander
Yeah, punctuation is a dying art... But I'll...

Yeah, punctuation is a dying art... But I'll have a go! :)

PowerPoint crashing with multiple windows open. Upon closing one normally, only 2 windows (can be) open(ned) (w)then this happens.
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2022, 04:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,422
Posted By Norman Alexander
Joseph Kennedy.

Joseph Kennedy.
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 12:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,371
Posted By Norman Alexander
Only until the South counties started fighting...

Only until the South counties started fighting the North, or Union, counties and then threatened to secede from the state with violence.

Also...big-endians...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,402
Posted By Norman Alexander
Quick question: How many members ARE there in the...

Quick question: How many members ARE there in the Texas Republican Party? Less than 100?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By Norman Alexander
It won't be long now. She is winding down...

It won't be long now. She is winding down slowly.

And King Charles III is all for an Australian republic. I don't think he has really forgiven us for the ragging he got at his school year here.
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 978
Posted By Norman Alexander
Indeed that is all true. However... Secret...

Indeed that is all true. However...

Secret border crossers looking for work would possibly need to show proof of vaccination before they could be given even stoop labour. No self-respecting...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By Norman Alexander
They did in 1999 as well. Which is why L'il...

They did in 1999 as well. Which is why L'il Johnny could not put it up as a referendum question. He had to make the question "something else".
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,371
Posted By Norman Alexander
The United State of Texas. Has a...

The United State of Texas.

Has a certain...clunk to it.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
I suspect he will spend his time storming out.

I suspect he will spend his time storming out.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By Norman Alexander
Correct. Worth also noting that the ARM...

Correct.

Worth also noting that the ARM wanted a referendum on the very basic question: Do you agree Australia should become a republic YES/NO. Deciding the selection process would come after...
Forum: USA Politics 19th June 2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 978
Posted By Norman Alexander
Why not just vaccinate EVERY immigrant,...

Why not just vaccinate EVERY immigrant, regardless of how they entered. Don't even check their previous status, make it mandatory on arrival and note this on their record. Then you know for sure...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 19th June 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,422
Posted By Norman Alexander
How can this be a valid multiple-choice poll when...

How can this be a valid multiple-choice poll when every answer is the correct one?

Also, Planet X.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th June 2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Norman Alexander
Oh no! Anyway, what else is there to...

Oh no!



Anyway, what else is there to discuss?
Forum: USA Politics 19th June 2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 978
Posted By Norman Alexander
Define "entering the country illegally" in your...

Define "entering the country illegally" in your own terms.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,105
Posted By Norman Alexander
Wonder if the lack of basic education there means...

Wonder if the lack of basic education there means they think "one ounce" is like two truck-loads.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th June 2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By Norman Alexander
Slight derail... "Head Mate"?? "First...

Slight derail...

"Head Mate"??

"First Cobber"??
Forum: USA Politics 15th June 2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,092
Posted By Norman Alexander
Which Herschel are we talking to now?

Which Herschel are we talking to now?
Forum: USA Politics 15th June 2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,118
Posted By Norman Alexander
Trump's biggest mistake? Having a...

Trump's biggest mistake?

Having a psychopath for a father and Roy Cohn as a mentor.

Without them, he would have been just a failed grifter living comfortably in a trailer park wearing dirty...
Forum: USA Politics 13th June 2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,486
Posted By Norman Alexander
It would be FAR safer than taking them to church...

It would be FAR safer than taking them to church and putting them in the care of the clergy.

But we digress...
Forum: USA Politics 12th June 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,486
Posted By Norman Alexander
DeSantis will lose because he is "not that guy",...

DeSantis will lose because he is "not that guy", i.e. Biden. He's also "not that guy", i.e. Trump. That's his platform - being NOT(BIDEN) and NOT(TRUMP).
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,693
Posted By Norman Alexander
Oh, there's no comfort in the notion whatever. ...

Oh, there's no comfort in the notion whatever. You and TGZ are quite correct: the "useful idiot" has gotten out of control, and made things infinitely worse.

It's just that the intention was to...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,633
Posted By Norman Alexander
Spelling mistake? GRIPING news?

Spelling mistake? GRIPING news?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd June 2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,737
Posted By Norman Alexander
It's the old: God exists; prove me wrong!...

It's the old: God exists; prove me wrong! proposition.

Nope. Strawman, AND inversion of burden of proof. Both are logical fallacies which he should be well aware of.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st May 2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By Norman Alexander
It's not like the GG position has always been a...

It's not like the GG position has always been a gift position of influence an appointed role by the current PM to represent a permanently absent, geographically isolated and utterly disinterested...
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,693
Posted By Norman Alexander
It's quite clear that Marj is the prime example...

It's quite clear that Marj is the prime example of "useful idiot", emphasis on idiot. As soon as she is no longer useful, she will be binned and burned in a flash.
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,679
Posted By Norman Alexander
Here's why it failed so quickly. From the OP.

Here's why it failed so quickly. From the OP.
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,693
Posted By Norman Alexander
I suspect the "unofficial" Canadian response to...

I suspect the "unofficial" Canadian response to this will be:

1) Marj who??

2) Mind yer own feckin' business, horse-face!
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,679
Posted By Norman Alexander
Honestly, I wonder how many of these "nutbars"...

Honestly, I wonder how many of these "nutbars" are are from spam-farms.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
From where? Nah, I think I can guess... NB....

From where? Nah, I think I can guess...

NB. The incoming PM sets the form of the oath he takes when being sworn in by the GG. The whingers mistook that for the oath incoming senators take when...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th May 2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,120
Posted By Norman Alexander
Glub glub, mate!

Glub glub, mate!
Forum: USA Politics 30th May 2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,402
Posted By Norman Alexander
:D ETA: I shouldn't laugh. The US gun...

:D

ETA: I shouldn't laugh. The US gun crisis is very serious. But that was...noteworthy.
Forum: USA Politics 29th May 2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,693
Posted By Norman Alexander
a) How many of her votes were NOT fraudulent? ...

a) How many of her votes were NOT fraudulent?

b) Primary votes may not necessarily translate into election votes. It is just each side picking their gladiators, if I understand right.

c) Maybe...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th May 2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
Not just the Teals, it was just about everyone...

Not just the Teals, it was just about everyone but News Ltd.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 63,550
Posted By Norman Alexander
Pay that. :thumbsup:

Pay that. :thumbsup:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 63,550
Posted By Norman Alexander
Proxy. Have one of the on-site staff do it for...

Proxy. Have one of the on-site staff do it for you. Nice alibi too!
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 63,550
Posted By Norman Alexander
Finger puppets. Honest to deity, some staff are...

Finger puppets. Honest to deity, some staff are that so far down the brain scale...:rolleyes:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 63,550
Posted By Norman Alexander
Oh, you, too, huh!

Oh, you, too, huh!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th May 2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
One more...just one more...:)

One more...just one more...:)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th May 2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
Hmmm, they sound like what we might call...

Hmmm, they sound like what we might call "scrutineers"? Although for Australia, scrutineers are usually party-affiliated watchdogs.

In any case, the AEC staff do the counting, and this is...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 25th May 2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 645,020
Posted By Norman Alexander
Winmalee is near me. We have the constant...

Winmalee is near me. We have the constant dampness too. "Flower Of The Month" winner for the first 6 months of 2022 is Mildew. Runner-up: mold.

Haven't seen any leeches...yet. But I'm getting...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By Norman Alexander
There were at least two good guys with guns in...

There were at least two good guys with guns in the Uvalde school at the time. Didn't help stop it...

/derail
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,402
Posted By Norman Alexander
He is demonstrating a standard GOP qualification:...

He is demonstrating a standard GOP qualification: Goldfish Brain.
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,693
Posted By Norman Alexander
She didn't really "visit" them. She just opened...

She didn't really "visit" them. She just opened the door and stuck her nose in. Then she tried to be rude about them but it all fell flat. Turns out the only person there was nice and polite to...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,047
Posted By Norman Alexander
I would have hoped the "both sides" mandatory...

I would have hoped the "both sides" mandatory talk would have gone like this:

Occurrence X happened in history (or recently). All the extant evidence, including from those present at the time on...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
Oh, my heart goes out to Rupe. ...

Oh, my heart goes out to Rupe.






LOL no it doesn't. :D
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd May 2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,915
Posted By Norman Alexander
That sounds MUCH more like rival truck drivers...

That sounds MUCH more like rival truck drivers than any national conspiracy theory.

Global conspirators don't hire bunches of piss-weak three-tooth nobodies to cut brake lines or slash tires or...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
I hope they DO turn to the right-wing nutcases...

I hope they DO turn to the right-wing nutcases like Dutton. And that they shrink and shrink. Because they will be on the outer for a long time. Good riddance.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,812
Posted By Norman Alexander
Still think he is nowhere near the charisma of...

Still think he is nowhere near the charisma of some previous political leaders on both sides. Honestly, his good victory speech was still a bit of a drone. No doubting his abilities and intentions....
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 21st May 2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,220
Posted By Norman Alexander
Still not seeing a lot of differences with the...

Still not seeing a lot of differences with the Christian canon. I think it all started with the First Council of Nicaea (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Council_of_Nicaea), aka The First Global...
Forum: USA Politics 21st May 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,402
Posted By Norman Alexander
That was the real issue. He didn't give a...

That was the real issue. He didn't give a diddly-squat about anyone but his own perception.
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