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by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:27
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Spam email
Replies: 231
Views: 25669

Re: Spam email

Some people would believe that now and shove their smartphone into a bucket of water (Thinks....perhaps I'll start a conspiracy theory based on that and get people off their phones!). :extrawink:
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:25
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 8442
Views: 342767

Re: POLITICS CORNER

...not to mention the climate change bomb ticking away in the background!
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:23
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 12121
Views: 537414

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

..my son in law's brother's carriage driving establishment in Essex.. I guess he'll know about the Fenix Carriage & Driving Centre at Clayhidon, Devon. We went on a 3-hour guided tour of the establishment a couple of years ago. You'd love it - the workmanship of the restorers has to be seen to be b...
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:17
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 821
Views: 13388

Re: Seen in the News

Perhaps he'll get a place in the House of Lords - that would shake them up a bit! :laugh5:
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:13
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Site Anomalies
Replies: 27
Views: 470

Re: Site Anomalies

But surely the mighty Apple empire could never do anything wrong? :extrawink:

I never tell web sites and forums to keep me logged in. It only takes seconds to log in and logout. :smile:
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 09:01
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1630
Views: 18599

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

We wear masks if we have to share enclosed spaces with other people or have to get up close to them. Also beware of walking too close behind others. Otherwise, in the open air the risk of infection with covid is extremely low because any virus particles are diluted quickly and you won't get an `infe...
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 08:51
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Social Media
Replies: 84
Views: 4245

Re: Social Media

Conspiracy theories, misinformation and the heightened danger with the forthcoming US elections...
`Tech Tent: Why are we so misinformed?' LINK (Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC Technology correspondent)
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 08:47
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: Wildlife Corner
Replies: 973
Views: 66432

Re: Wildlife Corner

The Wildlife Trusts are warning that: `...proposed changes for the [planning] system in England will only make a bad situation much worse: failing nature, people, and local democracy too. The planning system should protect our beautiful green spaces and enable wildlife to thrive - but it's not. The ...
by Tizer
26 Sep 2020, 08:39
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13024
Views: 482554

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

What's this and where was it photographed?

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by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 09:17
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Spam email
Replies: 231
Views: 25669

Re: Spam email

Maz, wouldn't the real police station tell them it's a scam?
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 09:11
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 8442
Views: 342767

Re: POLITICS CORNER

It's fascinating on the latest Americast episode to hear what a Democrat and a Republican politician have to say, as well as getting the inside view on the Supreme Court problem... The death of the US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is still dominating the conversation in Washington. Jon...
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 09:06
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 4553
Views: 187607

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Stanley wrote: 25 Sep 2020, 02:52 Perhaps I'm just a mucky pup! Something to do with oil and the shed?
Give modern laundry detergent a try at low temperature, it's a powerful emulsifier! :smile:
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:50
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 5121
Views: 214941

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Powerful stuff, liquorice...
`Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice a day' LINK
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:47
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 12121
Views: 537414

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

I use `Select area to grab' most of the time.

This is great news. I hate how the county lines drugs pushers have been using youngsters throughout the country...
`County lines raids: 1,000 arrests and £1.2m drugs seized' LINK
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:42
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 821
Views: 13388

Re: Seen in the News

And here's the little chappie himself, complete with medal...
`Magawa the mine-detecting rat wins PDSA Gold Medal' LINK
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:40
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!
Replies: 2449
Views: 158704

Re: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!

This will have the bankers chattering around the world... (I've copied in a lot of the text in case Chinatyke can't access the beeb.) `'One day everyone will use China's digital currency' LINK `Chandler Guo was a pioneer in cryptocurrency, the digital currencies that can be created and used independ...
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:32
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING
Replies: 1490
Views: 100864

Re: CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING

`Global warming driving California wildfire trends - study' LINK `The new review covers more than 100 studies published since 2013, and shows that extreme fires occur when natural variability in the climate is superimposed on increasingly warm and dry background conditions resulting from global warm...
by Tizer
25 Sep 2020, 08:29
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 5426
Views: 371513

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

`Amazon unveils flying Ring security drone and Luna games service' LINK
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 10:29
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 4553
Views: 187607

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Trump probably does gargle with it - when he can't get bleach! :laugh5:
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 10:28
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1630
Views: 18599

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

Cathy, this the UK one...
`NHS Covid-19 app: How England and Wales' contact-tracing service works' LINK
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 10:24
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 12121
Views: 537414

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley, I thought you'd have installed the Gnome Screenshot app, it's dead easy and allows you a choice of options. Click on the Ubuntu Software icon to open the software store, click the spyglass icon top right to get the Search box, type in GNOME Screenshot. This will bring up a list of relevant ...
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 10:02
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 5121
Views: 214941

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

One of my NHS hearing aids failed. We can't visit audiology at present but I phoned and explained. I was asked to send it in by post. Got a call to say that having checked it they would send me a new one by post. Another call shortly after to say that the new one is the latest model and therefore th...
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 09:38
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING
Replies: 1490
Views: 100864

Re: CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING

The Australian coal mine owners, like oil companies, have known for 40 years or more that burning coal was endangering the climate so they've had plenty of time to adjust but instead tried to con us all into believing it wasn't dangerous. Coincidentally, this article appeared on the BBC web site a f...
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 09:29
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 4553
Views: 187607

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Using laundry detergent will kill all dangerous bacteria and viruses even at lower temperatures. The detergents physically destroy them.
by Tizer
24 Sep 2020, 09:09
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 8442
Views: 342767

Re: POLITICS CORNER

This won't surprise OGers... `US election: Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power' LINK `US President Donald Trump has refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses November's election. "Well, we'll have to see what happens," the president told a news conference at the Whit...

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