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    Re: Unusual Compensation

    280+ quid compensation from United Utilities because a shared rainwater drain had leaked into my (and my neighbours) house foundations. In addition, they replaced shared and private drains / grids /...
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    Re: Which Tablet?

    Archos 101 G9

    WiFi + 3G pay as you go.

    It's been a long time since I posted here, but spotted this thread.

    I'm also after a tablet I can use when out walking on the Peak District moors or...
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    Re: Carrying a DSLR around...

    Wear hiking boots, then people will mistrust YOU.
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    Re: Carrying a DSLR around...

    For short easy going - an expandable sports lunch bag. http://www.amazon.co.uk/EXPANDABLE-LUNCH-PICNIC-COOL-BOTTLE/dp/B001DSZ28S

    For medium going - a Kata EXO-12 GDC Medium Shoulder Bag. Nice...
  5. Re: [serious]How do you save a flash video from a website?

    It works for me - I don't get that message. Maybe it's how I've set IE up. Never mind, as long as it's sorted.
  6. Re: [serious]How do you save a flash video from a website?

    Actully, the file gets saved to your Temporary Internet Files folder, so you don't need any other software, just copy it somewhwere before you close IE if you've set IE to empty the folder when it...
  7. Re: [serious] Which is better for working out?

    Just for any namby-pamby southern flatlanders reading this:-

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillwalking
  8. Re: [serious] Which is better for working out?

    That's not bad for a start, although you're not being "stressed" by hills. I notice you're jogging at times - you'd be surprised at the number of people that give up after a few days because it makes...
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    News flash...

    BBC News:- Hundreds of small ships have done a historic 70th aniversary crossing of the English channel.
  10. Re: [serious] Which is better for working out?

    You've got to be kidding. 2k is barely a walk in the park, literally - unless you're a heavy smoker who's ridiculously out of condition. In any case, you're less likely to injure yourself walking...
  11. Re: What Camera Acc should I look at getting both short and long term?

    Jessops:- http://www.jessops.com/?tduid=81adc4c26a28a7f1121c48be81ee8c36&url=http://www.jessops.com

    I also use the "Top Rated" sellers on ebay as these are generally the major stores under a...
  12. Re: What Camera Acc should I look at getting both short and long term?

    I assume you don't mean taking the camera under water ?

    Have you seen what the news hacks use ? - clear polythene bags & masking tape.

    EDIT: forgot - cling film too.
  13. Re: What Camera Acc should I look at getting both short and long term?

    Graduated ND filter. Stops sky burn outs & saves hours of post-processing.

    A spare pair of lens caps (for both ends). You only really appreciate them when you have to change lenses in the wilds,...
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    Re: Priorities in case of an accident

    You should drive according to the conditions. If you can't avoid the dog (etc), you're driving beyond your capabilities. (The most commonly used word in insurance claims is "suddenly") There are 5...
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    Re: [serious]Photography - ND filters

    GND filters are almost mandatory in landscape photography - they can eliminate the need for editing. Although software editing is part and parcel of digital photography, I'd rather make a correct...
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    Re: [serious]Photography - ND filters

    I'm not sure of the EXACT effect you're after, but here are a couple of experimental shots I took in the local park. Trees & shrubs make taking pics of this conservatory difficult, and the...
  17. Camelot announce investigation into EuroMillions win

    Camelot today announced that their Security Division were to hold an official enquiry into the Liverpool syndicate who won 45 Million in last Friday's EuroMillions Draw.

    Payment of the prize...
  18. Thread: iTit

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    Re: iTit

    If it's not in stereo it will be regarded as a boob.
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    Re: The Ongoing Chit Chat Story

    ...and began gravitating towards him, as did a number of servant of indeterminate species and gender, offering him...
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    Re: The Ongoing Chit Chat Story

    Paragraph 2

    The black hole was ready to do a deal with Dumbledore because, since it had stopped spinning, it was embarassed as it was now a naked singularity. It wondered if Matalan stocked vomit...
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    Re: The Ongoing Chit Chat Story

    ... and explosively ejecting last weeks pickled...
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    Re: The Ongoing Chit Chat Story

    As it floated across the glacier, the baloon shouted back to Solomon Jambawambamama "Hey! You wanna see this - the grass is greener on the other side..."
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    Re: Anvil shooting

    I approve.
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    Re: Have you asked for a raise?

    The first time I asked for more money in my present job, the management laughed at me. I then wound up my colleagues about our pay until we ended up on strike - the first one at this depot for over...
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    Re: NASA: Moon Bombing

    Huh! The drivers were obviously subcontracted from Stagecoach. Their training school is well under par ;) The sensors are more likely to detect meths.
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    Re: Your least favorite smiley

    Don't be such a wimp ;)
  27. Re: Microsoft Free Anti-Virus now available

    I uninstalled AVG and Windows Defender and installed this instead - so far it seems ok. I must say that AVGs resident shield (avgrsx.exe) and defenders shield (MsMpeng.exe) were a pain due to hogging...
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    Poll: Re: Genuine or Fake

    It will end in November of this year when the LHC is powered up and creates the black hole.
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    Poll: Re: How long will you live?

    We are Borg. Death is irrelevant.
  30. Re: New way to deal with parking violations!!!

    Excellent!

    The bus driver will be able to claim a kings ransom for whiplash and pay off all his gambling debts.

    I usually just rip off the wing mirrors.
  31. Re: For the love of black shoes and brown marker pens!!!!

    I think he's been at the morphine again.
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    Re: Health Care and the Amish

    Not an issue with an NHS.

    Not an issue with an NHS. Is that one of the lines that the nay-sayers have been feeding you? If they say that happens in the UK, they're lying (again :rolleyes:). The...
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    Re: Health Care and the Amish

    And if these "freeloaders" happen to be your visiting grandchildren who were born in New Zealand, would you still think that way ?
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    Re: Special relativity

    As all matter is composed of complex energy patterns, it's likely that infalling energy patterns are reconfigured into the static energy configuration that is gravity.

    We'll know, briefly, in...
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    Re: The Milky Way

    Nice one, but where are the Galactic Positional System coordinates ? Access to the SOOC image would be nice.
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    Re: The Milky Way

    I demand awesome pics, a complete descriptive narrative of your setup and all EXIF data including GPS.
  37. Re: What do you do when you've had enough BS from the boss?

    He's paying you, yes ? So what do you think you should do ?
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    Re: Health Care and the Amish

    You're welcome. Have a good day :)
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    Re: Health Care and the Amish

    I can't understand the opposition of the general public to a US NHS, except that a lot of insurance salesmen and directors will lose their jobs - wages that can be better spent on surgeons and nurses...
  40. Re: Search and Replace Values In Registry...

    In Private Sub cmdReadValues_Click(), change "Dim i As Integer" to "Dim i As Long" - but why are you trying to load it as binary, 1 character per line ? Your text box may need to cope with over...
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