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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th August 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
So, Truss continued to trot out the Britannia...

So, Truss continued to trot out the Britannia Unhinged line - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/aug/16/leaked-audio-reveals-liz-truss-said-british-workers-needed-more-graft - well after its...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th August 2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Do you think he mighht have started to get the...

Do you think he mighht have started to get the message that he is talking a load of old bollocks?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th August 2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
What? Folk picked him up on details he didn't...

What? Folk picked him up on details he didn't understand? Folk resorted to mockery and ridicule? I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th August 2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
If only BlowJob hadn't blethered on about how he...

If only BlowJob hadn't blethered on about how he needed to stay in post and keep everything running smoothly...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Irony ceased to have any relevance in this thread...

Irony ceased to have any relevance in this thread many pages ago...

I'm looking at it as some form of performance art; just waiting for the eurythmy or interpretatatitive dance bit.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Carrot Flower King
See my edit to my post: I picked up on the Flower...

See my edit to my post: I picked up on the Flower Power trust thing and amended accordingly.

Either way, as you say, reiki should not be offered as it lacks any form of evidence base and if the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Carrot Flower King
This is not the first time some bovine manure of...

This is not the first time some bovine manure of this sort has been pulled by an NHS trust.

It is complete codswallop and a total waste of NHS money (the trust - Manchester University NHS Trust - ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,368
Posted By Carrot Flower King
*Bites tongue on obvious bad taste gag...*

*Bites tongue on obvious bad taste gag...*
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 12th August 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Well, there was a reason I asked that question...

Well, there was a reason I asked that question about what engineers get taught earlier ;)

I seem to recall this one being discussed at length a while ago on the old Bad Science...

One of my...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 12th August 2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
That Conan Doyle quote being used as if it's a...

That Conan Doyle quote being used as if it's a real thing must have been "Bingo!" for someone?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 12th August 2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I have pix of the Rendlesham "UFO"...It wasn't...

I have pix of the Rendlesham "UFO"...It wasn't working very well at the time, what with having been de-commissioned, but you can't have everything.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th August 2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
But...but...but...We are dealing with someone who...

But...but...but...We are dealing with someone who can get directional sound from a source not capable of that, who knows how to make polygraphs actually work, who knows how hypnotherapy really works...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th August 2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
See your post 244: you make a claim about which...

See your post 244: you make a claim about which direction the sound came from in the recording.

How can you know about direction if the recording does not have at least stereophonic sound?

If...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Yeahbut...Ion drives...Lights going...

Yeahbut...Ion drives...Lights going out...ish...Loadsa abductions, which are absolutely nothing to do with any other recorded phenomenon ever...Polygraphs....Hypnotherapists...I know loads about...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Person who believes polygraphs are A Real Working...

Person who believes polygraphs are A Real Working Thing and cites the word of a hypnotherapist for stuff complains that others are not proper sceptics...

Sounds about right for "UFO"/"alien...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I reckon he has no palate at all and something...

I reckon he has no palate at all and something like that Old Pulteney would be wasted on him. Mind, CFQ reckons it's wasted on anyone but her.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
He ignored me when I asked about incubuses and...

He ignored me when I asked about incubuses and succubuses and grey hags and the rest...

And I forgot to ask about Russians with snow on their boots or fairy/elven kingdoms beneath hills and folk...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Where are Bindi Bhaji and Tarka Dhal when you...

Where are Bindi Bhaji and Tarka Dhal when you need them? The Vindaloo-an Empire must be behind all this.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 03:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
No, you mis-heard: he was asking the waiting...

No, you mis-heard: he was asking the waiting staff to serve spirits to other people.

Carrot Flower Queen wants to know if he has any Old Pulteney 21 year old hidden away, as they've stopped making...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 03:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I have, indeed, mentioned Hunt's hypocrisy on...

I have, indeed, mentioned Hunt's hypocrisy on these matters several times, as it was on his watch that my job, along with many other nurses, was "disappeared" and that internal trust memos to senior...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th August 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
So, did we ever get an answer (just in case I...

So, did we ever get an answer (just in case I missed something in reading through all this) to the very basic question about recording sound in stereo?

I'd quite like to know about that...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
A "hypnotherapist"...That's pretty much as...

A "hypnotherapist"...That's pretty much as credible as believing in polygraphs...Hint: neither of them actually work. Doesn't an engineering degree (yes, I know you know how electricity works, being...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I did not call you crazy, as I don't do internet...

I did not call you crazy, as I don't do internet diagnosis.

I did suggest, and I will now state far more clearly, that claiming a degree in a relevant subject gives you some extra knowledge, then...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 04:31 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 44,518
Posted By Carrot Flower King
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/aug/08/po...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/aug/08/police-data-raises-alarm-over-welfare-of-strip-searched-children

Anyone surprised by this?

Didn't think so...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th August 2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
And yet another amazing thing the Lib Dems have...

And yet another amazing thing the Lib Dems have discovered once they are no longer part of a government -...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 15,736
Posted By Carrot Flower King
This is like Arnold Rimmer, but with added macho...

This is like Arnold Rimmer, but with added macho bluster...

Degree in electronic engineering and yet thinks polygraphs have some validity...Oh dear...

Swallows claims about abduction...Oh...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th August 2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Oh, look -...

Oh, look - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/aug/07/tories-call-for-boris-johnson-to-quit-as-mp-to-avoid-partygate-inquiry - Tory party wants to cover its arse and stop even a half-hearted...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,513
Posted By Carrot Flower King
There are many worse things than to have that as...

There are many worse things than to have that as an earworm.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th August 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Aaaaah, nevermind, there is always a useful idiot...

Aaaaah, nevermind, there is always a useful idiot like Richard Holden (C, NW Durham - which includes such prosperous towns as Consett and Willington...) toclaim that Sunak is right...

Holden,...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 02:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,513
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Still, it helped inspire Highway 61 Revisited, so...

Still, it helped inspire Highway 61 Revisited, so that's something in its favour...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd August 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,437
Posted By Carrot Flower King
More like the "I'll just carry on lying through...

More like the "I'll just carry on lying through my teeth!" defence.

I doubt Jones actually understands what pyschosis is.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd August 2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Meanwhile, we have a strong entry in today's "Who...

Meanwhile, we have a strong entry in today's "Who is the Stupidest Tory?" competition from Brandon Lewis, who is a serial winner of this competition, with this gem -...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,513
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Didn't Chucky once say he wanted to be "defender...

Didn't Chucky once say he wanted to be "defender of faiths" rather than "defender of the faith" ?

I guess he wanted to pick one of the ones which allows polygamy...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd August 2022, 02:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Quite: start Carrot Flower Queen running on how...

Quite: start Carrot Flower Queen running on how to set up, run, repair, modify with every daft change some manager or politician invents for no reason, keep up with tax and NI changes...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
It's longer than that: NHS trusts have been...

It's longer than that: NHS trusts have been making "efficiency" savings and returns on capital since trusts were imposed by Thatcher.

I never worked in a service from 1984 to when I retired in...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
The retired NHS payroll officer across the room...

The retired NHS payroll officer across the room from me took one look at the proposal Truss now tells us she didn't actually make (except she did) about regional pay in the public sector and began...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
^They are also policies which they both supported...

^They are also policies which they both supported in Cabinet, especially Truss who has spent more time in Cabinet than anyone else since 2010.

And look at all those bad things the gubbmint did,...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
And she's done a U-turn on that regional pay...

And she's done a U-turn on that regional pay thing...

But is still going to abandon taxes on junk food...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
It's almost as if Truss is a bit dim...

It's almost as if Truss is a bit dim...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st August 2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Well, she is some sort of parasite...

Well, she is some sort of parasite...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st August 2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carrot Flower King
It's what happens when you go south down the M69...

It's what happens when you go south down the M69 at too great a speed...

He's never recovered from the cultural impact of moving from Leicester to Coventry...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Well, I'm just reading Gilbert Slater's classic...

Well, I'm just reading Gilbert Slater's classic about enclosures...I'm sure Sunak and some of the Britannia Unhinged crew could come up with some things which would disadvantage the lower orders to...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th July 2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
For the sake of fairness Burnham and Hancock look...

For the sake of fairness Burnham and Hancock look a bit opportunistic on the contaminated blood thing, but not as hypocritical as Hunt or Norman Lamb over the generrality of their time in the DoH...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th July 2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Talking of opportunistic hypocrites, as I just...

Talking of opportunistic hypocrites, as I just was...Look what else Jeremy Hunt has now discovered since he's stopped being a long-serving Secretary of State for Health -...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th July 2022, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I don't buy this. Even if one assumes that...

I don't buy this.

Even if one assumes that the concept of introversion has any validity, many people who start out as shy, uncommunicative bairns who find talking very difficult (see both members...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th July 2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
That is what baffles me: I knew the school was...

That is what baffles me: I knew the school was good, as my kid sister and I know a few people who went there, but really to get someone as braindead as Truss to Oxford is the work of absolute...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th July 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Carrot Flower King
I don't have any friends... Mebbe Carrot...

I don't have any friends...

Mebbe Carrot Flower Queen counts...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th July 2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 100,604
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Why we are all ****** and our little individual...

Why we are all ****** and our little individual actions amount to the square root of sod all - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/29/drake-defends-short-private-jet-flights - and -...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th July 2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Carrot Flower King
Why resort to nonsense in reporting?

There is a perfectly good palaeontology story around this week about the discovery of freshwater plesiosaurs in Cretaceous sediments in Morocco -...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th July 2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,640
Posted By Carrot Flower King
There are a couple of pretty much exclusively RC...

There are a couple of pretty much exclusively RC "public" schools of the expensive variety, like Ampleforth...

That one definitely needs closing, especially as we've learned more about the abuse...
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