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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Giant Speck » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:45 am UTC

I hurt my knee getting out of my car this afternoon.

I'm 28. I'm not supposed to break yet.

For the time being, I'm taking Aleve and have a knee brace on.

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Samik » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:52 am UTC

When people use old email threads as containers for all future correspondences, because they are lazy and it's easier to just hit 'reply' than 'compose', so that I keep having emails show up with long-since-irrelevant subject lines.

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby addams » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:59 am UTC

Giant Speck wrote:I hurt my knee getting out of my car this afternoon.

I'm 28. I'm not supposed to break yet.

For the time being, I'm taking Aleve and have a knee brace on.

:cry:

Is it better, speck?

All that bike ridding is taking a toll.
A little pain relief and anti-inflammatory should help.

Did you get relief?
Are you walking like a man in his prime, again?
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Angua » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:45 am UTC

Did you know that women doctors are much more likely to be married to other doctors than male doctors??? Let's keep that in mind...

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Echo244 » Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:14 pm UTC

Wait, what?

"Any indirect adverse effect [on women] is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim"

Somebody must be dead proud of coming up with that one, to clamp down on anyone wanting or needing flexibility. Who the hell let them be the judge of proportionality or legitimacy?

Still, it's an intensely infuriating phrase that I shall quietly swipe and use on others.
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Postby Sableagle » Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:21 am UTC

NHS contract news, one of those subjects I try to avoid because I can't actually slap the minister clear across the chamber from here and would be left frustrated.

Minor grumble: people talking about football teams using the first and second person plural pronouns:
"We're playing Everton tonight."
"You're what? Three points away from relegation?"
"We got off to a good start."
The (French, Spanish, Cameroonian, Brazilian, Serbian, Italian, Russian, South African, Turkish and sometimes British) players, (Spanish, German and French) coaches and (Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Peruvian and German) managers are in a position to use such pronouns. Some guy a hundred miles away from the stadium who happens to have a £60 copy of the team's logo stuck to his £5 Chinese-made rucksack really shouldn't, and shouldn't be acting as if that logo makes him better than other people if that team wins games.

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More major complaint: people who consider footballers sacred and unimpeachable. Ched Evans got convicted of rape. Sheffield said he could keep playing for them anyway. Jennifer Ellis said they could take her name off their new stand. Someone posted on the website that he hoped Ched raped Jennifer Ellis. That guy? That guy is a problem. He and everyone who clicked "like" on that comment are problems.

It doesn't help when an organisation seems to take the position that football success is more important than not raping:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world ... 64416.html
Ms Hernandez’s mother flew to the university the day after her daughter was violently raped at a party in 2012 and demanded her daughter was seen by the university’s counseling centre. The centre responded that it was “too busy”. Her daughter was also refused academic accommodation while she was unable to concentrate on her studies after the trauma of the assault.


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Of course, a report that allegations are being investigated doesn't really make them any less ... what's the word? Horrifying?

Almost 100 girls in the Central African Republic have said they were sexually abused by international peacekeepers, with three claiming they were tied up and forced to have sex with a dog by a French military commander in 2014.

A spokesperson said three girls reported that they and a fourth victim, who has since died of an unknown illness, were tied up and undressed at a military camp by a commander from the French “Sangaris” force. They said they were then forced to have sex with a dog before being given 5,000 Central African Francs (£6) each.

A report leaked last year included claims that French troops forced refugee children fleeing violence to perform sex acts for food.


Ugh ...

... and apparently, to some people this looks like five scary, scary people who shouldn't be allowed on an aeroplane:

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In a statement to BuzzFeed News, United Airlines said the family was rebooked “on a later flight because of concerns about their child’s safety seat, which did not comply with federal safety regulations” and said the airline has “zero tolerance for discrimination”.


Could it be the uniforms? Football teams wear uniforms. Peacekeepers wear uniforms. Cabin crew wear uniforms. Is it the uniforms?
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby addams » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:33 am UTC

People!
People are Mean!
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Postby Link » Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:27 pm UTC

Twenty minute bike ride home from uni, and I'm completely waterlogged. My coat weighs twice as much as normal because it's full of water, my sweater's soaked, and foam formed on the knees of my trousers. Now I've been home for about half an hour, and the sunlight is so bright I can barely read my screen. You've got to be fucking kidding me!

Seriously. Fuck the weather.

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby addams » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:37 am UTC

That is Soo funny.
Thank you for sharing.

That foam on the knees of your trousers is a new one, to me.
I have had a lot of things. I've never had foam at my knees.

Why? Why did you?
What reacted in water?

Salt from your body?
Soap from the last laundry cycle?

In my experience, jeans, tight dense denim pants,
are hard to get out of when they are wet.
Was it hard for you to get undressed?

(shrug) On the bright side,
You can dry your coat in the sun.
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Postby Link » Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:50 am UTC

addams wrote:That foam on the knees of your trousers is a new one, to me.
I have had a lot of things. I've never had foam at my knees.

Why? Why did you?
What reacted in water?

Salt from your body?
Soap from the last laundry cycle?

Your guess is good as mine. It wasn't a lot of foam or anything, but a bit of... frothy, err, stuff, I suppose? I think it's mostly just because the repeated motion of the knees while cycling pushes air through the fabric. You probably don't need that much by way of a surfactant to get a froth with very small bubble size.

Getting undressed took a bit of effort, yes.

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby addams » Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:47 am UTC

Yep.
It is still funny.

Even more, now.
You rode your bike in a pouring rain.

That is difficult and uncomfortable.
That can be a dangerous thing, too.

Then, you fought your way out of wet clothes.
(tee-hee) You looked up into a bright sunny day.

That is funny stuff.
Do another one!
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Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:37 am UTC

addams wrote:That foam on the knees of your trousers is a new one, to me.
I have had a lot of things. I've never had foam at my knees.

It's caused by the detergents from washing. Some of it stays in the fabric and the rain re-moisturizes it. Then it starts to foam when you move. Tight pants have it more, loose pants less. Less detergent means less foam.
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Postby addams » Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:32 am UTC

Yes.
That makes sense.

Imagining a person fighting their way out of tight wet jeans is SO funny, to me.
I have had that experience. Have you ever tried to swim in tight wet jeans?
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Postby Neil_Boekend » Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:23 am UTC

Swimming with clothes on is part of the standard primary school stuff here in the Netherlands. Mind you, we have water EVERYWHERE so swimming is kinda a basic survival skill here.
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Postby eSOANEM » Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:33 pm UTC

you say that, but at the height of venetian power, most venetians couldn't actually swim.
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Postby Zohar » Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:56 pm UTC

That's because they had gondoliers to help them out!
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Postby Angua » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:01 am UTC

Many Nevisians don't swim. We're getting a bit better about it now, but loads of people are just too scared of the water to go swimming.
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Postby Deva » Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:10 pm UTC

Did it destroy the hornet nest(s)? (Loves residing in those.)

Spared something, at least. Looks quite fierce.
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Flumble » Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:57 pm UTC

That would've been me. I can't stand it when other places have big playgrounds with awesome equipment whereas my neighbourhoods only ever have small shitty stuff.

Also I can't stand it that they don't have these things in adult sizes (on regular playgrounds that is; there's the odd (paid) obstacle course somewhere out there). :x

On a serious note, it's really a waste. :(

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby addams » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:45 pm UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:Swimming with clothes on is part of the standard primary school stuff here in the Netherlands. Mind you, we have water EVERYWHERE so swimming is kinda a basic survival skill here.

That is interesting.
It makes sense.

Teaching a child how to swim while dressed,
and how to get undressed while in water are a smart skills.

The USA does not do much of that sort of thing, anymore.
Not sense we left "Duck and Cover" behind with the Cold War.

I took swimming classes as an adult at university.
We had to pass a swimming test before we could take a swimming class.

The best way for me to get out of tight jeans that are drowning me,
is to Not get into tight jeans that will drown me in the first place.

An ounce prevention
is worth a pound of cure.

Angua wrote:Many Nevisians don't swim. We're getting a bit better about it now, but loads of people are just too scared of the water to go swimming.

Why?
umm. You live on a beautiful tropical island.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis

umm. Don't Europeans come to your home to go swimming?
Why are the native Nevisians afraid of the water?

Do you have weird stuff,
like Australians do, in your water?

What a funny world.
I'd have imagined island people splahing in water, everyday.
Except when work or an important test pull you away.

There is so much I don't know.
Why did an island people learn to fear water?

***EDIT: Oh, Krealr; I'm so sorry.
That was a lovely playground.

Is it insured?
Maybe, the new one will be even better.
Maybe, you will need a plague for the PlayStructure Lost.

Plaques are important.
They help us with a sense of History.
You will have a New PlayStructure and New History to protect and tell.

Maybe, you can leave the name of the BadGuy off the Plaque.
And; Put the names of people that set things 'right' on the Plaque.

The children that help repair,
will remember The Day and tell their children someday.

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Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:33 am UTC

addams wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:Swimming with clothes on is part of the standard primary school stuff here in the Netherlands. Mind you, we have water EVERYWHERE so swimming is kinda a basic survival skill here.

That is interesting.
It makes sense.

Teaching a child how to swim while dressed,
and how to get undressed while in water are a smart skills.

I have never tried to undress while in the water, but I think it will be difficult. Soaked clothes tend to stick to the body (as I have noticed often after biking in the rain), greatly increasing the difficulty of getting them off. Getting your pants half off would hinder your ability to keep your head above the water, and thus increase the risk of drowning.
Of course, loose clothes could be easier.
The primary school "swimming with clothes" on was actually swimming to the side of the swimming pool and climbing out. With clothes on. I believe we swam like 50 meters (164 feet) in the top level (I believe that is for 12 year olds). It is quite doable although it costs like ten times the energy of normal swimming.
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Postby PAstrychef » Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:57 pm UTC

Many of the French casualties at Agincourt were caused by getting knocked offa house and drowning in about six inches of mud because of the weight of the armor being worn. Also needing to be in the first charge, since the English were sick, tired, hungry and going to just fall over.
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Postby Neil_Boekend » Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:52 pm UTC

PAstrychef wrote:Many of the French casualties at Agincourt were caused by getting knocked offa house and drowning in about six inches of mud because of the weight of the armor being worn. Also needing to be in the first charge, since the English were sick, tired, hungry and going to just fall over.
But there is a difference between mud and water and a difference between 15 kg of steel and 2 kg of cloth. I have swam with clothes on a couple of times during my primary school and it is quite doable, albeit energy intensive.

Also: reading the wikipedia page I must guess that there were people who drowned because there were people or even horses on top of them. It seems to have been quite crowded, and being face down in the mud with a 100 kg guy or an 800 kg horse on your back seems lethal.
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Postby Giant Speck » Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:38 pm UTC

addams wrote:
Giant Speck wrote:I hurt my knee getting out of my car this afternoon.

I'm 28. I'm not supposed to break yet.

For the time being, I'm taking Aleve and have a knee brace on.

:cry:

Is it better, speck?

All that bike ridding is taking a toll.
A little pain relief and anti-inflammatory should help.

Did you get relief?
Are you walking like a man in his prime, again?

It did get better, only for me to roll an ankle a few days ago.
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Giant Speck » Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:40 pm UTC

In other news, my debit card information was involved in a massive data breach for the fourth time in two years and my bank sent me a new card with a new number. I received the new card in the mail this morning and before I had the opportunity to activate it, someone used my stolen information from the breached account to make a $380 transaction at a Walgreens in Chicago, of all places. Thankfully, all I have to do is activate the new card and I don't have to wait for the bank to send me a completely new one.
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Postby Jumble » Sun May 01, 2016 5:55 pm UTC

So, the UK Tory party is tearing itself apart over Europe. The 'junior' doctors, with huge (and warrented) public support, are staging the first all-out strikes in their history against possibly the most unpopular health secretary ever and his illegal, misogynist contract changes. The tories themselves are threatening to rebel against a policy of forcing excellent and outstanding state-run schools to fart around as private 'academies'. And 'sir' Philip Green asset stripped £400M from BHS before reducing it to an unsustainable shell which he offloaded for a quid, with, oddly enough, a £500M hole in its pension fund. Oh, and he didn't even pay any tax because he siphoned it all through his wife in Monaco.

Corbyn and the Labour party's response: we're not antisemitic, we're anti-Zionist. (I won't even dignify the racist, hate-filled drivel of Livingstone, Galloway, Abbot or McCluskey with a response).

You useless, pointless, self-obsessed, racist, out-of-touch, immature tossers! What the actual fuck do you think you are for? It was left to a Tory mp to describe Green as 'the unacceptable face of capitalism'! So where are you bastards? Do you have nothing useful to say?

The U.K. needs an opposition party. If you are too obsessed with your internal politics and your dirty, grubby anti-Semitic habits to fill the role then, Corbyn et al, there is a way you can help. Fuck off and let a grown-up take over.
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Postby poxic » Sun May 01, 2016 6:59 pm UTC

*applause*
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Postby Fractal_Tangent » Wed May 04, 2016 10:22 pm UTC

I don't understand how it's so difficult to be the opposition party at the moment. You've got some dangerously weak leadership from Cameron, 2 or 3 people looking to be leader after he's left, awkward rubbish with the NHS, I'm sure you could find some way to blame all the stuff about the steel industry and BHS on them. I just don't understand why the labour party can't pull itself together and be an opposition party.
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Postby HES » Wed May 04, 2016 10:30 pm UTC

Because they're too busy trying to make their own leader look bad, rather than concentrating on the smirking twat on the other bench.
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Postby poxic » Wed May 04, 2016 10:30 pm UTC

If I were to hazard a guess based on politics everywhere, they've also gone to shit.
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Postby Echo244 » Thu May 05, 2016 9:39 am UTC

Also, no friends (or at least, none left) in the media, so anything they *are* doing (other than picking on their leader/each other, and digging up stuff from a couple of years ago to have a row about) gets ignored.

I was in London yesterday, and particularly annoyed by... whatever free newspaper it is, giving utterly uncritical support to Goldsmith, putting him on the front page, press releases as headlines, while attacking Khan. Whatever happened to reporting the news impartially, and reserving bias for comment and opinion pieces?
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Flumble » Thu May 05, 2016 6:23 pm UTC

Echo244 wrote:I was in London yesterday, and particularly annoyed by... whatever free newspaper it is, giving utterly uncritical support to Goldsmith, putting him on the front page, press releases as headlines, while attacking Khan. Whatever happened to reporting the news impartially, and reserving bias for comment and opinion pieces?

I have been told a long time ago that even our shitty newspapers (like De Telegraaf) are more impartial than virtually all UK newspapers, so it comes as no surprise to me.

But is it true though? Are all your news agencies/papers/companies biased towards a specific political view?

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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby elminster » Thu May 05, 2016 6:35 pm UTC

I actually quite like The Daily Telegraph in the UK, it's definitely one of the better ones. It's just that the bulk of the "newspaper" sales are tabloids that are hugely biased and mostly serving some other agenda. The free papers (Most likely the Metro) is primarily there to make money. There's only really a handful of papers that appear even close to unbiased. Sad state of affairs really, but most people get their news online or via the BBC these days. The BBC ofc isn't unbiased, but no where near as bad as shit like "The Sun" (Most popular 'newspaper' from the last time I checked), if you can call that "news".
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Sableagle » Thu May 05, 2016 6:54 pm UTC

"I know exactly who reads the papers. The Daily Mirror is read by people who think they run the country. The Guardian is read by people who think they ought to run the country. The Times is read by the people who actually do run the country. The Daily Mail is read by the wives of the people who run the country. The Financial Times is read by people who own the country. The Morning Star is read by people who think the country ought to be run by another country, and the Daily Telegraph is read by people who think it is."
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The Telegraph here is aka the Torygraph for its unswerving allegiance to the Cons. That's the Conservative Party, not the convicts.
The Guardian is Old Labour. New Labour under Blair the mass-murdering traitor and war criminal was indistinguishable from the Conservatives. Under Brown it was about to be sued for plagiarism by the estate of George Orwell. The G stayed true to its roots.
The Mirror has distinctly socialist allegiance, but we don't seem to have any distinctly socialist parties for it to support.
The Star is full of shit and dedicates more coverage to women's shoes at film premieres than to wars, war crimes, climate change, general elections, mass extinctions and scientific progress.
The Sun is owned by the same guy as Fox, and while it takes a more responsible and sociable stance than Fox does, it's still as close to Fox as it can be.
The Mail hates absolutely everyone who in any way differs from its cliched middle-class readers, and they like it because it reinforces their own prejudices by agreeing with them, much like the way Hitler agreed with widespread anti-semitism and resentment of better-off foreign countries in post-1928 Germany.
The Express had conspriacy theories about Princess Diana's death on its front page every week for ten years, got in trouble for its coverage of the Madeleine McCann case and is one of only two papers that ever dared challenge our collective worship of cats.*
The Independent either echoed Liberal Democrat party policies or wrote them. I was never quite sure which. Sometimes they both seemed to be echoing the results of political discussions I'd already had online. Yes, the government is monitoring everything we say. How else are they to know what to do? Amusingly, for a while the Indie and Sindie had different editors and they had an ongoing spat about how harmful cannabis was, so anyone who got the paper 7 days a week would be treated to both sides' exaggerated positions. It's a very London-centred paper, with "ten best" quite often being "in London" or "within 50 miles of London" but never being "more than 100 miles from London," and some articles and columns that give the impression they've forgotten about everything north of Bristol, OXford, Cambridge and Norwich. They also tend to have adverts for very expensive things. The cheaper version is still available in print and mentions Kanye West and Kim Kardashian more often than it mentions Israel or Syria.



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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby elminster » Fri May 06, 2016 4:35 am UTC

Oh wait, I was thinking of The Times, not the Telegraph. Its been years since I actually spent the time to go through a newspaper. I can't even remember properly because newspapers are such a bad source of news.
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby Zohar » Fri May 06, 2016 1:05 pm UTC

I don't mind that people are anti-Hillary Clinton and pro-Bernie Sanders, really I don't. But the vehement loathing and mindless lashing out at her is just ridiculous sometimes. Case in point - a picture that popped up on my feed by two Bernie supporters that shows Clinton and Trump smiling together in a picture at some event (picture in black and white for extra scariness) and the writing "REMINDER: THESE TWO ARE GOOD FRIENDS" or something similar to that.

Those exact same people used, just a few months ago, a picture of Clinton with Sanders behind her as proof for how Sanders was involved in her health initiatives in 90s (and therefor she must be lying when she said she didn't know what Sanders did at the time).

Those claims could be true! Maybe Hillary was lying about Sanders! Maybe she and Donald and their respective partners play Bridge every weekend! But using the exact same "tactic" to show completely opposite things is ridiculous and senseless.
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby HES » Fri May 06, 2016 1:51 pm UTC

That's what really annoys me about politics on both sides of the pond at the moment. I don't mind people having different opinions, that's king of the point. But the arguments and tactics being used throughout are stupid and entirely unconstructive.
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Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Postby eran_rathan » Fri May 06, 2016 5:55 pm UTC

fuck this godsdamned year in its fucking ear.

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