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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 23,770
Posted By catsmate
Oh Burr, oh Burr, what has thou done, Thou has...

Oh Burr, oh Burr, what has thou done,
Thou has shooted dead great Hamilton!
You hid behind a bunch of thistle,
And shooted him dead with a great hoss pistol!
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
That is a ridiculous comparison. Most women never...

That is a ridiculous comparison. Most women never need or undergo termination of pregnancy. Most people at least occasionally consume alcohol.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th August 2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
Timed restrictions? Second browser? Virtual...

Timed restrictions? Second browser? Virtual machine?
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 23,770
Posted By catsmate
No, lethal injection. With dodgy drugs usually....

No, lethal injection. With dodgy drugs usually. However the spoilsport Attorney General Merrick Garland imposed a moratorium on Federal executions. Unlike Trump, who had thirteen people killed to...
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 23,770
Posted By catsmate
Where are the forum's resident Trumpettes and...

Where are the forum's resident Trumpettes and apologists? Rather quiet.....
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 34,170
Posted By catsmate
How sensible of them.

How sensible of them.
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
So? They may want to vote on abortion rights....

So? They may want to vote on abortion rights. They may want to keep abortion safe and legal. But they're not going to get the chance.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 12th August 2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
Cue Covid related emergency call out, exigency of...

Cue Covid related emergency call out, exigency of service, in 10...9...8...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 11th August 2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
Last week one of my SOs and I were dropping some...

Last week one of my SOs and I were dropping some supplies off to a friend at her boat when she decided that this was the perfect time, about 9PM, to drop down to her excellent local pub. She was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th August 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
And consensual S&M?

And consensual S&M?
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
I think the Republicans learned their lesson;...

I think the Republicans learned their lesson; Democracy is Bad.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 10th August 2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,471
Posted By catsmate
Thumbs down No. Demonstrably untrue. Kindly take...

No.


Demonstrably untrue.

Kindly take your childishly silly bigotry elsewhere.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 9th August 2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
I've had international project meetings be missed...

I've had international project meetings be missed because of the problem. I've lost count of the hassle in conversion, especially the time lost.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 9th August 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
I'm quite familiar with 8601. When it actually...

I'm quite familiar with 8601. When it actually becomes a generally used standard I will embrace it happily. This hasn't happened in the last thirty years and I'm somewhat doubtful, barring...
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Might I suggest ignoring (or Ignoring) the...

Might I suggest ignoring (or Ignoring) the childish, pseudo-libertarian trolling?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,154
Views: 291,183
Posted By catsmate
Pretty much what you'd expect from a Evolution...

Pretty much what you'd expect from a Evolution denying, Pearl Harbor crank really.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th August 2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 101,411
Posted By catsmate
So, that'd be a "no" then. Pathetic but hardly...

So, that'd be a "no" then.
Pathetic but hardly unexpected.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
You were, it was. and you did explain this.

You were, it was. and you did explain this.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: And yet you were the person to...

:rolleyes:
And yet you were the person to interject regarding service industry violence...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th August 2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,831
Posted By catsmate
Probably.

Probably.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th August 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Perhaps these would satisfy you? ...

:rolleyes:
Perhaps these would satisfy you?
Nurses and shop staff in UK face tide of abuse since end of lockdowns...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th August 2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 4,162
Posted By catsmate
It was big with Creation Ministries International...

It was big with Creation Ministries International and similar loons.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 75,583
Posted By catsmate
I always use DDMMMYYYY, i.e. 07AUG2022.

I always use DDMMMYYYY, i.e. 07AUG2022.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By catsmate
Or pretend to help. But frankly I couldn't...

Or pretend to help.
But frankly I couldn't imagine paying ~€85 for what's another fairly generic mouse.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Of course this "fact" is irrelevant to the...

Of course this "fact" is irrelevant to the various attempts by USAian Republicans to force a ten-year-old girl to risk her life by denying her access to date and legal termination.
:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By catsmate
Have the conspiracy theories started yet?

Have the conspiracy theories started yet?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd August 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Thankfully for USAian's diminishing human rights...

Thankfully for USAian's diminishing human rights you were wrong.

Indeed it was.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th July 2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,842
Posted By catsmate
Indeed, perhaps a little lenient.

Indeed, perhaps a little lenient.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,299
Posted By catsmate
"Public opinion" also supports access to safe and...

"Public opinion" also supports access to safe and legal abortion.
How did that work out?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,299
Posted By catsmate
US "society" is not reflected by the habits of US...

US "society" is not reflected by the habits of US politicians.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting...

Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting vasectomies after Roe – while they can (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jul/27/vasectomy-roe-v-wade-abortion-supreme-court)
What is next in...
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Yeah the stench of trollist misogyny is stong.

Yeah the stench of trollist misogyny is stong.
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,622
Posted By catsmate
It's his usual silly "libertarian"...

It's his usual silly "libertarian" posturing.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th July 2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,227
Posted By catsmate
No!!!

No!!!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,365
Posted By catsmate
The truth is unpalatable. That's your...

The truth is unpalatable.


That's your next PM you're talking about.....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2022, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,837
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: As I pointed out, fewer firearms in...

:rolleyes:
As I pointed out, fewer firearms in circulation mean fewer in criminal hands. Hence the generally lower armed crime rates in countries with greater restrictions on civilian possession.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2022, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,837
Posted By catsmate
Indeed, and fewer firearms in "legitimate"...

Indeed, and fewer firearms in "legitimate" circulation means fewer in criminal hands, as well as drastically reducing the accidental, suicidal and impulsive homicide levels.
And, in any case,...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,145
Posted By catsmate
The Milky Way, part of it, is ten light years...

The Milky Way, part of it, is ten light years away.....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,837
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: The firearm related homicide rate in...

:rolleyes:
The firearm related homicide rate in the UK is less than one half of one percent of that of the USA.
The suicide rate is approximately one fortieth and the fatal accident rate one...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Because it's bad PR.

Because it's bad PR.
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,497
Posted By catsmate
Ah yes, enough of the "right kind" of...

Ah yes, enough of the "right kind" of children.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,145
Posted By catsmate
And yet, despite all the nonsense, the light year...

And yet, despite all the nonsense, the light year (hyphenated or not) remains solely a unit of distance.
Not time, not velocity, not pressure, current or magnetic flux density.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 23rd July 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By catsmate
I rather liked Risc OS. OS/2 was an abomination...

I rather liked Risc OS. OS/2 was an abomination deserving death by fire.
And I speak as the SA/Tower lead in a migration project that involved deploying 17,000 machines loaded with the crapware.
On...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd July 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 101,411
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Perhaps I should have dumbed down my...

:rolleyes:
Perhaps I should have dumbed down my reply: Do you have a reliable, unbiased or non-wingnut source for your assertions?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd July 2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,958
Views: 144,521
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Have you an actually reliable source...

:rolleyes:
Have you an actually reliable source for your assertions this time?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd July 2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 101,411
Posted By catsmate
Have you a real source for your assertions?

Have you a real source for your assertions?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd July 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 101,411
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Meanwhile, back in the Real...

:rolleyes:
Meanwhile, back in the Real World......
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 21st July 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,145
Posted By catsmate
That "purity circle" would be what normal people...

That "purity circle" would be what normal people refer to as 'reality'.

The light year is a unit of distance not time.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 21st July 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,145
Posted By catsmate
The light-year is still a unit of distance, not...

The light-year is still a unit of distance, not time.
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