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  1. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Us Brits are all fluent in French. It's just like English but slower and louder. Sometimes we have to repeat ourselves several times because the French don't understand French very well.

    (It's...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Look again. It's not a second wave, it's a third. You had one in March, one in June and now another in October. Worse, they're not really "waves" in the US, they're "step ups" because you've...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    He doesn't mention naturally acquired herd immunity (in fact, he doesn't mention herd immunity at all) he says that the memory T cells produced as a side effect of a vaccine is likely to be...
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    Re: Complie option grayed out

    Agreed. Thread closed.
  5. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Hope you're OK, DD. That sounds pretty full on.

    My recycling bag blew away. We sure have it tough in the UK.
  6. Thread: Post Race!

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    I'll give odds of twenty to one that it was because he was already a customer...
  7. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I feel you're being overly critical
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Yeah, I figured it probably was but didn't have time to look up the numbers so underplayed my point to avoid accidental hyperbole.

    You're correct but I feel the "naturally" part has become...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    He's bland but still a lot better than the alternative.

    In other news, the evidence that you can be re-infected with Covid is growing. This feels like it's got to the point where it's really...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Copying Data

    I know you've resolved this but you still might find this link useful in the future. Check the first answer. Basically, instead of deleting and re-adding the users (which can be easy to muck up)...
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    Re: Need some help

    You've posted in the code bank forum which is for code submissions rather than questions. I'm moving this to General Development for now but you're going to need to provide more informationbefore...
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    Re: convert vb6 program to vb.net

    Moved to project requests. You're likely to get better responses in here.
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    Re: Presidential Debates

    Don't be so hard on yourself... you look lovely in that outfit.

    I agree with almost all of that, I just don't see tariffs as the answer if the concern is the welfare of the third world. But, like...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    The quarantine part is clearly implied:rolleyes:, though, you're right that it would be pointless without it.
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    Re: Presidential Debates

    Happens to the best of us. You crossed that Rubicon when you agreed to become a mod.

    @Dil, I agree with alot (pretty much all, in fact) of what you said in post 125. Growing up in Nigeria and...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    For me that's the strongest argument for making sure we don't move on and stop talking about it. I know what you mean, though, it can be exhausting. But "All it takes for evil to succeed..." as the...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    A lot of good if your goal is Test and Trace. If you're carrying infectious, the risk of you passing it on increases exponentially over time. You meet 5 people today and put them at risk. Each of...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    To be clear, I don't disagree with anything you're saying about education, I just think it misses the point.

    This discussion was started on a premise that we shouldn't make restitution for the...
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    Re: Presidential Debates

    I think there's media bias in both directions. On the face of it that screenshot makes it pretty hard to deny that there was a left leaning bias at play there. On the flip side, watch Fox news for...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    The delay isn't the time it takes for the test itself, it's the logistics. The test itself takes less than 24 hours and in the UK we typically turn them around within 48 hours. We may not have the...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    Why not? I believe we can. We need to examine not just systemic racism but the causes of systemic racism. We need to look at why that systemic racism perpetuates and deal with that. That's the...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    In an ideal world, yes.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Nor us. Not that you'd believe it from the Government rhetoric.

    I was listening to an interesting interview yesterday where a virologist was pointing out that test and trace was largely pointless...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    Fair enough and I'm not arguing that education isn't worth addressing. My objection is that that's where we seem to want to stop. We satisfy ourselves with doing the easy thing instead of pursuing...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Some voices were calling for it, yes. But then Boris caught it and was confronted with the reality of what that would actually mean for real people. There aren't many good things to say about Boris...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I saw the same thing but assumed the arrow had been put there by Trump opponents as a dig at him. Do you think it was put there by Trump supporters? Because that would be new levels madness. Talk...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    We recognise it's happening but I'm seeing a whole lot of denying the science for a response.

    On the left, labour are calling for increased measures and a circuit breaker lockdown - except in the...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    By focussing on quality of education (and it's correlation to wealth) you're still looking at effects, not causes. They're important effects, certainly, and they are causes going forwards but you...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    But that's the problem. Because this is repeatedly used as an excuse to do nothing. And if I'm honest, I believe it's often deliberately used for that purpose to avoid actually engaging with an...
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    Yep, definitely, Cats. Master Wossy knows that.

    @Fafalone, I agree with a lot of what you've said, particularly about the systemic effects that slavery has left us with. I'm really glad that...
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    Re: Presidential Debates

    So does anyone have any comments on the VP debates? I didn't watch them gut would be curious to hear what you Americans think of them.


    Don't reckon you're going to get another Presidential...
  32. Re: Programmatically Apply The Same Formula To Each Cell In A User Selected Range

    It could technically be either .Net or Office but, since you're going to be working so closely with the Excel API, you're likely to get better answers in Office.

    Moved.
  33. Thread: Post Race!

    by FunkyDexter
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    Re: Post Race!

    You recover by eating Pi
  34. Re: Sometimes you come across a news article with so many levels of ?!

    OB just won. I might as well go ahead and close the thread now.
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    I didn't know the tremors films were still a thing. I saw the first years back and loved it though.
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    Re: Question 6.16 in book

    Thread moved to appropriate forum.

    In all honesty, though, you're unlikely to get much help with your question in the way you've asked it. Members of this forum will be happy to help you with...
  37. Re: How to print the information posted on the CwVList object (Included in the VbWidg

    Moved to main forum. Codebank is for code submissions rather than questions.
  38. Thread: Post Race!

    by FunkyDexter
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    Re: Post Race!

    Thanks. I don't think that's hit the news at all over here. My knowledge of hurricane forces etc. is pretty negligible but that looks nasty.

    Good luck and best wishes, DD
  39. Re: Sometimes you come across a news article with so many levels of ?!

    Depends whether you took the red pill or the blue pill.

    edit>Thinking about it, you'd really regret having taken the blue pill.
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    Re: Reparations for slavery

    Interesting aside, the snail is the first animal that humans ever actively farmed.
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