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Old 23rd January 2022, 02:44 PM   #4081
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same here except for a little hiatus when it was forest floor and a short hiatus when it was pavement. I have used some pyrtethrin and borax based pesticides on the foundation of the house but even when my kids were kids they found the vertical rocks too slippery to crawl.
Well, you'll note Gaetan's reference cited indoor pesticides. As I expected he's been conflating just any pesticides with herbicides (I guess ignoring fertilizers). Then making up some corruption and bribery scheme that still couldn't stop some from being banned. Then attributing that success to a professional association of those very for profit doctors he's been bemoaning for pages and pages.

It's like shooting fish in a barrel when that barrel is the barrel of the gun, and one of the fish is pulling the trigger.
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Old 23rd January 2022, 02:47 PM   #4082
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It was a picture to show you the danger of chemicals

Lawn and garden weed killers can be tracked in the house by pets or people, and left in carpets and rugs.
It was not a picture when you said it. It was a mistake. Herbicides are not pesticides, and if you don't use them you don't have them, and if you don't have carpets nothing is left in them, and not all chemicals are equally dangerous. And even though it's true that some chemicals are dangerous, and even though it's true that some can cause, or contribute to the cause of, cancer, it is simply not true that the cause of babies getting cancer is that they crawl on pesticide-laced lawns. That is just wrong, and your inability simply to admit this taints everything you say.
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Old 23rd January 2022, 03:48 PM   #4083
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Weed killers are herbicides not pesticides. Guess when they can't "be tracked in the house"?




When you don't use them. Oh look another way of beating the profit motive, don't buy the stuff.
You fellows are killers working for your corrupted government
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Old 23rd January 2022, 03:59 PM   #4084
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Originally Posted by Gaetan View Post
You fellows are killers working for your corrupted government
I work for no government and you just can't agree with even yourself.

Again, I sincerely and strenuously recommend you seek professional help. Heck, find some non-profit mental health clinic, phone service or website that will help you. Just, please, get help.
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Old 23rd January 2022, 04:08 PM   #4085
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Originally Posted by Gaetan View Post
You fellows are killers working for your corrupted government
If that is so then you should be ashamed of yourself for being so obviously ineffectual. You've been working at this for a long time. The result does not suggest competence. You'd benefit the world more just by shutting off your computer and saving some watts.
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Old 23rd January 2022, 11:20 PM   #4086
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Originally Posted by Gaetan View Post
You fellows are killers working for your corrupted government
What, you really think everyone here is American?
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Old 24th January 2022, 09:08 AM   #4087
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What, you really think everyone here is American?
WE are all Spartacus.
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Old 24th January 2022, 09:19 AM   #4088
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WE are all Spartacus.
Since for Gaetan it's all about the Benjamins, even when his assertions mean it can't be, it would have to be something more like...


WE are all Spondulicus!

Spondulics
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Old 24th January 2022, 10:26 AM   #4089
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Since for Gaetan it's all about the Benjamins, even when his assertions mean it can't be, it would have to be something more like...


WE are all Spondulicus!

Spondulics
Yikes. Talk about obscure. It does indeed show up in Webster's first New International, in that little bottom area where slang and utterly obsolete and peculiar words reside. Herewith from my 1913 Edition:

spondulics.jpg

But Latinized, it sounds more like some nasty substance, similar to Santorum. "Excuse me, but do you know you have a little spot of spondulicus on your trouser leg?"
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Old 24th January 2022, 10:57 AM   #4090
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Yikes. Talk about obscure. It does indeed show up in Webster's first New International, in that little bottom area where slang and utterly obsolete and peculiar words reside. Herewith from my 1913 Edition:

Attachment 46161

But Latinized, it sounds more like some nasty substance, similar to Santorum. "Excuse me, but do you know you have a little spot of spondulicus on your trouser leg?"
Wait, wasn't he a US Senator?

Yep, Rick Santorum, maybe that explains what a slippery stinker he was/is.
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Old 24th January 2022, 03:27 PM   #4091
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You fellows are killers working for your corrupted government
What government? I'm British for one, and I work for what is essentially a Quango.
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Old 25th January 2022, 02:51 AM   #4092
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What government? I'm British for one, and I work for what is essentially a Quango.
I recognise that's some kind of alien, but does it shape-shift?
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Old 25th January 2022, 04:41 PM   #4093
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It is easier to say that i am wrong that to say why i am wrong
Gaetan, you have done a fabulous job of proving yourself wrong.

If a no money world was such a great idea, why are you the only one who seems to think it will work?

I would rather have money in the bank and in investments, so I don't have to work daily to gather food and water. And when I get older, I can pay people a fair wage to make repairs to my home or to maintain my yard, if necessary.
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Originally Posted by MarkCorrigan View Post
What government? I'm British for one, and I work for what is essentially a Quango.
Originally Posted by Jack by the hedge View Post
I recognise that's some kind of alien, but does it shape-shift?
Actually, it's a type of fruit, a Quince/Mango hybrid - excellent for making chutneys, jams and preserves because it's sweet and has a lot of pectin.
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Old 26th January 2022, 04:32 PM   #4095
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You fellows work for the führer American and British.
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Old 26th January 2022, 05:10 PM   #4096
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You fellows work for the führer American and British.
Hiya, Gaetan. We've not conversed in a while but I have a question for you:

I'm unemployed but don't qualify for any benefits. I don't agree with your views on healthcare, the pharmacological industries or economics.

What nonsensical conspiracy are you going to claim that I'm a part of?

PS: I'm not American, but I am British (in case that helps).
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I don't agree with your views on healthcare, the pharmacological industries or economic
You were informed then you are blind or deeply corrupted. Just the sleeping pills make between 300 and 500 thousands deaths every years in US then the real killer is not the covid but the corrupted health care system.
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You were informed then you are blind or deeply corrupted. Just the sleeping pills make between 300 and 500 thousands deaths every years in US then the real killer is not the covid but the corrupted health care system.
Do you have evidence to support this claim ?

What proportion of these deaths are suicides ?
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Do you have evidence to support this claim ?
I put the link 5 or 6 times

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What proportion of these deaths are suicides ?
They die of illness like cancers
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You fellows work for the führer American and British.
I don't. Like I said, I work for a quango (I think it counts? It's certainly quasi-autonomous and non governmental now). I don't work for the British secret service, much to the disappointment of one of my former lecturers.
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