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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,146
Posted By zooterkin
My understanding of the way these percentages are...

My understanding of the way these percentages are calculated is that the company providing the service compares certain sequences of your DNA with those of the other people whose DNA they have on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,146
Posted By zooterkin
That really would be witless! :D

That really would be witless! :D
Forum: Trials and Errors Yesterday, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 193,742
Posted By zooterkin
Donald Trump was one of the perpetrators? ...

Donald Trump was one of the perpetrators? Because thatís what your sentence says.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th September 2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,146
Posted By zooterkin
The errors are not in the Daily Fail piece now,...

The errors are not in the Daily Fail piece now, so they’ve either been fixed or MSN introduced them....
Forum: Trials and Errors 30th September 2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,352
Posted By zooterkin
A body has possibly been found there now....

A body has possibly been found there now. (https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/sep/30/police-dig-moors-murder-victim-keith-bennett-skull-found)
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,862
Posted By zooterkin
Why would they need to, when Trump already has...

Why would they need to, when Trump already has the documents?
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,862
Posted By zooterkin
Disgusting; if you're going to wear a mask, wear...

Disgusting; if you're going to wear a mask, wear it over your nose, not under it.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th September 2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 15,429
Posted By zooterkin
Two polls have shown a 17% lead, and another...

Two polls have shown a 17% lead, and another today had 22% or so.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 158,224
Posted By zooterkin
Cases are rising again in the UK; from ZOE Covid...

Cases are rising again in the UK; from ZOE Covid symptom study data:

https://imgur.com/bXVio0k
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th September 2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 4,967
Posted By zooterkin
And Nord Stream 2 AG, which operated Nord Stream...

And Nord Stream 2 AG, which operated Nord Stream 2 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nord_Stream_2), has folded.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th September 2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 4,967
Posted By zooterkin
My understanding was that neither of the...

My understanding was that neither of the pipelines was currently in active use (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/sep/27/nord-stream-1-2-pipelines-leak-baltic-sabotage-fears), though damage...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 03:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By zooterkin
The lead scientist clearly has a sense of humour...

The lead scientist clearly has a sense of humour (https://www.theguardian.com/science/live/2022/sep/26/nasa-dart-mission-asteroid-redirect)!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th September 2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,091
Posted By zooterkin
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/26/chin...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/26/china-becomes-hothouse-of-intrigue-ahead-of-crucial-communist-party-congress
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th September 2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,091
Posted By zooterkin
Well, quite.

Well, quite.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th September 2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,091
Posted By zooterkin
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/09/24/...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/09/24/rumours-china-coup-swirl-congress-set-give-xi-unprecedented/
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th September 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,091
Posted By zooterkin
Betteridge’s Law of Headlines.

Betteridge’s Law of Headlines.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd September 2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Do you?

Do you?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd September 2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 122,502
Posted By zooterkin
:dl:

:dl:
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,862
Posted By zooterkin
Covfefe-fetchers, surely?

Covfefe-fetchers, surely?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
She was not going out as much as usual, had not...

She was not going out as much as usual, had not appeared at many of her Jubilee events, and the outgoing and incoming PMs had gone to see her at Balmoral rather than her going to London, so it was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Hardly sidesteps, it was clearly written before...

Hardly sidesteps, it was clearly written before the event, it's not a report of what happened. Confirmed by the timestamp on the byline: 09:47, 19 SEP 2022 UPDATED09:52, 19 SEP 2022
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
I'm sure, however, that there will be a renewed...

I'm sure, however, that there will be a renewed interest world-wide in people visiting as tourists over the next couple of years due to TV coverage of the pageantry.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th September 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 82,425
Posted By zooterkin
Because theyíve been sent a press release that...

Because theyíve been sent a press release that lets them fill space cheaply?
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,316
Posted By zooterkin
No votes for the Governator?

No votes for the Governator?
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th September 2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 86,792
Posted By zooterkin
You're probably right.

You're probably right.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 15th September 2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 86,792
Posted By zooterkin
You are evil. Also, the highlighted is an...

You are evil. Also, the highlighted is an oxymoron.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
You can check the current length of the queue...

You can check the current length of the queue here - cJxDwDzAwEs

:)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th September 2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
The queue isnít moving much faster.

The queue isnít moving much faster.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th September 2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Iím eternally grateful that I was in Japan for...

Iím eternally grateful that I was in Japan for that one.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Sensitive timing....

Sensitive timing. (https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/sep/13/king-charles-staff-given-redundancy-notice-during-church-service-for-queen)
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th September 2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By zooterkin
Is that article the only source of the...

Is that article the only source of the information you think is so important?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
At a time when food banks are in more demand than...

At a time when food banks are in more demand than ever, people are leaving marmalade sandwiches in memory of the Queen...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Now we have Charles III, there's a suggestion the...

Now we have Charles III, there's a suggestion the Post Office could be rebranded C3PO.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,862
Posted By zooterkin
Trump is being reported as arriving in DC in his...

Trump is being reported as arriving in DC in his golf clothes, reason unknown.

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Long live the King!

Long live the King!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Don't be daft, if that were the case, the Church...

Don't be daft, if that were the case, the Church of England would be opposed to cremation. More likely it's because they will be lying in state for several days (albeit in a sealed lead-lined...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Well, itís 25 years since Diana died, and that...

Well, itís 25 years since Diana died, and that still generates front page headlinesÖ
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Not as far as I’m aware, though it’s an academic...

Not as far as I’m aware, though it’s an academic question for me now.
ETA: you are correct, I always had generous employers.

https://www.gov.uk/holiday-entitlement-rights
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
I was at a gig last night; thankfully most seem...

I was at a gig last night; thankfully most seem to be going ahead, since it's a bad time for musicians in general so losing any income is not good. In the circumstances, and since the venue was a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
We've had four Williams, none of them have...

We've had four Williams, none of them have merited an adjective for their reign, in popular culture at least (I'm sure historians have them).

And four Georges, who shared 'Georgian'.

Who knows?...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 20,679
Posted By zooterkin
Not always, though it's usually a factor, and can...

Not always, though it's usually a factor, and can mean that something someone younger could recover from is fatal for them. My mum died in January from a perforated colon caused by unsuspected bowel...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th September 2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,275
Posted By zooterkin
So, how many other mass stabbings have occurred...

So, how many other mass stabbings have occurred since this one, and how many mass shootings in the same time?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th September 2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 15,429
Posted By zooterkin
I vaguely remember the same, I think his...

I vaguely remember the same, I think his preference was to be another George.

ETA: We didn't imagine it. ...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 6th September 2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 86,792
Posted By zooterkin
I use LaTeX for documents where I care about the...

I use LaTeX for documents where I care about the layout of the output.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th September 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,275
Posted By zooterkin
Ludicrous statement is ludicrous.

Ludicrous statement is ludicrous.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th September 2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,275
Posted By zooterkin
What does that have to do with this incident,...

What does that have to do with this incident, which happened in Canada?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th September 2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 77,747
Posted By zooterkin
35 seconds? Yes, would certainly be a major...

35 seconds? Yes, would certainly be a major concern. Didn't happen, though.

35 minutes, and explained by the weather conditions and type of ferry and its condition, is a different matter.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th September 2022, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 158,224
Posted By zooterkin
I was including store employees. None of them in...

I was including store employees. None of them in masks, and all the screens and other precautions have been taken down.

Iím being careful because Iím one of the few who hasnít had it yet, and Iím...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th September 2022, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 158,224
Posted By zooterkin
Well, the pandemic appears to be officially over;...

Well, the pandemic appears to be officially over; I went to Waitrose yesterday (towards the top of end of supermarkets in the UK, where you would tend to find the better educated and socially aware...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd September 2022, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 158,224
Posted By zooterkin
They dropped below 100k, but are creeping up...

They dropped below 100k, but are creeping up again now. Let's see what happens now the kids go back to school...
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