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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:16 AM
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Posted By zooterkin
Well, that's a load of unsubstantiated nonsense. ...

Well, that's a load of unsubstantiated nonsense.

I'm perfectly capable of driving a manual car (I've been doing it for forty years), but the last few cars I've had have been automatic. I haven't...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th August 2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 5,348
Posted By zooterkin
That’s not what it says.

That’s not what it says.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,548
Posted By zooterkin
He converted to Islam in 1977. The fatwa was in...

He converted to Islam in 1977. The fatwa was in 1989; hardly still 'newly-converted'.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th August 2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,708
Posted By zooterkin
Certainly does, though it's been endlessly...

Certainly does, though it's been endlessly retweeted (and tweeted as if original by at least one other poster).

There is a video of Johnson in a Greek supermarket, but nobody shouts anything at...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th August 2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 145,281
Posted By zooterkin
They've been around 120k for the last three or...

They've been around 120k for the last three or four days.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 11th August 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 189,617
Posted By zooterkin
I wonder what attracted Mrs Jones to...

I wonder what attracted Mrs Jones to multi-millionaire Alex?

(Thank you, Mrs Merton.)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th August 2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 145,281
Posted By zooterkin
Daily new cases in the UK according to the ZOE...

Daily new cases in the UK according to the ZOE Covid Symptom study (https://health-study.joinzoe.com/data) have been dropping, but the rate of decline has levelled off in the last couple of days. ...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
See post 2.

See post 2.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
No. Bollocks....

No.

Bollocks. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homosexual_behavior_in_animals)

Not sure what your point is, and I'm pretty sure you're wrong anyway.


Then what, exactly, was the point of your...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 76,175
Posted By zooterkin
Well, that wouldn’t sort in the order that arth...

Well, that wouldn’t sort in the order that arth wants.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 6th August 2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 189,617
Posted By zooterkin
I've obviously spent too much time on this site,...

I've obviously spent too much time on this site, since I wasn't fazed at all by references to this case, but I've seen a number of UK folks on Facebook confused because in the UK Alex Jones is female...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th August 2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 145,281
Posted By zooterkin
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/jun/26/ca...

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/jun/26/can-our-mitochondria-help-to-beat-long-covid
https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/full/10.1164/rccm.202108-1903LE...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 625
Posted By zooterkin
Well, he'll have found the answer to that last...

Well, he'll have found the answer to that last September.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th August 2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 189,617
Posted By zooterkin
And $45 million punitive damages. ...

And $45 million punitive damages.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/05/alex-jones-punitive-damages-sandy-hook-family
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 145,281
Posted By zooterkin
Yes, there do seem to be a lot of similarities. ...

Yes, there do seem to be a lot of similarities. The suspicion is that there is a dysfunction in the mitochondria as a result of the viral infection. ...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th August 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 189,617
Posted By zooterkin
I found this investigation...

I found this investigation (https://www.thisamericanlife.org/670/transcript) into Jones' early life by Jon Ronson rather revealing.

I've linked to the transcript of the podcast; if you prefer...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 35,125
Posted By zooterkin
Whilst there was some relevance to this thread in...

Whilst there was some relevance to this thread in the original mention of the Alex Jones Sandy Hook case, please take any discussion of that to the existing thread...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th August 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 189,617
Posted By zooterkin
Ordered to pay $4.1 million. ...

Ordered to pay $4.1 million.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/04/alex-jones-defamation-trial-verdict-sandy-hook?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
Well, I was never a member at all, though I went...

Well, I was never a member at all, though I went to a few services as a Scout, and went to a C of E school, so not particularly an expert either!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
As far as I'm aware, the Anglicans don't really...

As far as I'm aware, the Anglicans don't really go in for excommunication much, though apparently until 1963 you could be sent to prison if it did happen to you.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
Sandi Toksvig (a National Treasure in the UK) is...

Sandi Toksvig (a National Treasure in the UK) is not impressed. (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/04/sandi-toksvig-lives-at-stake-anti-gay-anglican-church-declaration-justin-welby)



...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 3rd August 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,067
Posted By zooterkin
You be careful, we don't want people spamming the...

You be careful, we don't want people spamming the forum like that with 8 posts in 11 years...


These might be interesting, if you haven't come across them before.
...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd August 2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
/me points vainly at the topic of the thread,...

/me points vainly at the topic of the thread, over there...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd August 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
Full text of Lambeth 1.10....

Full text of Lambeth 1.10. (https://www.anglicancommunion.org/resources/document-library/lambeth-conference/1998/section-i-called-to-full-humanity/section-i10-human-sexuality)
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd August 2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,523
Posted By zooterkin
Homosexuality still a sin, says Welby

Moving with the times, as ever, the Archbishop of Canterbury affirms (https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/aug/02/justin-welby-affirms-validity-of-1998-declaration-that-gay-sex-is-a-sin) that the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
:confused:

:confused:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th July 2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 63
Split Thread: Condoms and Consent
Views: 1,497
Posted By zooterkin
Look up mens rea and actus reus.

Look up mens rea and actus reus.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th July 2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,192
Posted By zooterkin
:dl:

:dl:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th July 2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,192
Posted By zooterkin
Pointing out that someone is wrong is losing our...

Pointing out that someone is wrong is losing our minds?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
I guess that's true, though wasn't a factor for...

I guess that's true, though wasn't a factor for anyone in my family.

We're selling my mum's house, and it's in the same borough as my sister's; the fact that it's in the catchment area for the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
I may be slightly biased, since I went to a...

I may be slightly biased, since I went to a grammar school, which is still going, my children each went to one (both of which are still going, in a different area from mine), and my sister's three...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
I’m confused by that ‘but’.

I’m confused by that ‘but’.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th July 2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
We just have to look at the occasional appeals...

We just have to look at the occasional appeals for funds for medical care from some of the US-based members of this forum to know what it would be like. I was dumbfounded the first time I saw one of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,178
Posted By zooterkin
Do you have any real-world experience of kids?

Do you have any real-world experience of kids?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th July 2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,178
Posted By zooterkin
Look out, Skynet next....

Chess robot breaks seven-year-old boy's finger during Moscow Open (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62286017)



Video on this link:
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 23rd July 2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,192
Posted By zooterkin
Which would you rather do, walk a country mile,...

Which would you rather do, walk a country mile, jump a country stile, or eat a country pancake?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th July 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,192
Posted By zooterkin
Why not?

Why not?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 20th July 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By zooterkin
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy?

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,192
Posted By zooterkin
They did sort-of explain it in Solo....

They did sort-of explain it in Solo. https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Kessel_Run
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 18th July 2022, 05:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,895
Posted By zooterkin
Given the weather, hiding in a fridge would be a...

Given the weather, hiding in a fridge would be a sensible option.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th July 2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 145,281
Posted By zooterkin
Over-50s will be offered flu and Covid boosters...

Over-50s will be offered flu and Covid boosters this autumn in the UK. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/15/over-50s-in-england-to-be-offered-covid-booster-and-flu-jab-in-autumn
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th July 2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
That's fine for women, but what about ladies? :)

That's fine for women, but what about ladies? :)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th July 2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,950
Posted By zooterkin
How many did you expect, and why? Please show...

How many did you expect, and why? Please show your calculations that mean the current results mean that a significant change to our current understanding of the universe is necessary.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th July 2022, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
Well, 14 million of them did vote for the...

Well, 14 million of them did vote for the Tories/Johnson, and 17 million voted for Brexit.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 14th July 2022, 03:55 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,497
Posted By zooterkin
Well, except when they quote Leviticus, etc, to...

Well, except when they quote Leviticus, etc, to justify homophobia or other prejudices.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 14th July 2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,497
Posted By zooterkin
I find https://www.biblegateway.com/ very useful...

I find https://www.biblegateway.com/ very useful for bible references. Many different versions and translations available.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th July 2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 76,175
Posted By zooterkin
No, the code wasn’t that old.

No, the code wasn’t that old.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th July 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 76,175
Posted By zooterkin
I had to modify some code on a large project I'd...

I had to modify some code on a large project I'd worked on, to update the data it stored and accessed. The bright spark responsible, who was one of those always giving the impression that he was a...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th July 2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,729
Posted By zooterkin
Well, he is still breathing.

Well, he is still breathing.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th July 2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,950
Posted By zooterkin
You mean the six-way flare? That's probably the...

You mean the six-way flare? That's probably the least enhanced part, it's a consequence of the panels being hexagons, and the stars being point sources of light.
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