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  1. Martyn

    Religion - I just don't get it!

    Now here is a subject that probably will go right off the rails and start the insults off. I'm not talking about all the religious(and non religious) wars I'm talking about our personal experiences and up bringing. My story is that I grew up in a very poor, single parent family on a council...
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    "We are not a soft touch"

    Romanian Gold Gang Told: 'UK Not A Soft Touch' Well are we? Long term in prison = more money from us
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    Interesting character

    He was that, a 6' 6" cross dressing mountaineer. You won't hear those words often in the same sentence. Chris Dale - Telegraph
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    Nobody likes a nonce

    Just desserts Colin Hatch, child sex strangler, killed in prison cell | UK news | guardian.co.uk
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    Beware Firefox users

    There is a Firefox exploit going around. Read about it here Rogue AV Masquerades as a Firefox/Flash Update - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab In the last day I have had two computers in with the 'Fake Antivirus' virus which disables your internet and running any sort of executable so be...
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    Just had theis phone scam on my business phone and home phone, so beware

    Virus phone scam being run from call centres in India | Technology | The Guardian I'm working on computers and getting rid of spyware and malware for a living now as part of my business so when this lady rang I thought I would string her along. It was an international call and I always pick...
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    How will you vote at the general election?

    Just thought I would poll to see how TLF will vote. No need to post if you don't want to and the voting is anonymous.
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    All you scrabble players

    I love playing scrabble(whether on a board of my Iphone) and I think i'm not bad but now the makers are to allow proper nouns in the rules. Good move? I don't think so, you can claim virtually any word now as long as you can prove it is a word. How does it work with a dictionary for checking...
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    How things can change in a week.

    Well yesterday was a big change in the Premiership. It seemed last week everything went well for Spurs with all their main challengers for the 4th spot getting knock backs then this week Citeh kill the gd more or less in one match and Chelsea beat united at OT. 5 matches to go and anything...
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    Snooker legend Alex Higgins rushed to hospital

    Snooker legend Alex Higgins rushed to hospital - Photo Galleries - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
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    Jose Mourinho

    Did you see him on Sky last night saying that he doesn't like Italian football. In fact every opportunity he gets he says he will , at some point, return to the Premiership. What do you think about him? Personally I really like him as a Chelsea supporter. He brought success to Chelsea as...
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    Whose face annoys you?

    There are a couple for me, I suppose it's because you don't like them but two who make me either switch over/off the tv or turn a newspaper page. They are Heather Mills and Gillian McKeith(maybe because she reminds me of Paul McCartney and therefore Heather Mills). Who are yours?
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    Colorzilla

    If anyone who does web design or are interested in the hex values etc of some web sites there is a plugin for Firefox. I used to use an app in Windows which worked well but as this is browser based(Firefox) it works on my Mac https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/271
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    Did you know.....

    ......Alec Issigonis the inventor of the Mini motor car was born in Izmir? Any other famous people born in Turkey?
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    Lucky escape

    Video: miraculous escape as lorry pushes car up the M1 - Times Online
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    A sad story this

    A farmer was trampled to death by his herd of cows after they were spooked by a fire engine siren. A firemen has been arrested on a charge of manslaughter by negligence. In the next village to us I often have to stop why the cows cross the road to be milked. It's just a freak accident rather...
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    English goalkeepers

    I was just watching a bit on Sky about English goalkeepers. There was some great ones on there, Gordon Banks, Peter Shilton & Ray Clemence amongst them but it really highlighted how we are short of class goalkeepers. For most of the last 40+ years we have had world class keepers but we now...
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    C4 tonight 9pm

    is a documentary about the no win, no fee adverts you see on tv. I saw a little bit about it at breakfast time this morning. The adverts say you get 100% of the claim but the claim by the lawyers is sometimes several times more. One case on this morning the claimant got £3000(against a...
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    Young marriages, do they work?

    We read a lot about young pregnancies these days which got me thinking about young marriages and your story. A lot of us on here are 40+ so may have a story to tell, happy or not. Mine is of success. We married when I was 22 and my wife was 17. We had two children by the time my wife was 20...
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    Happy Birthday Mirazz

    Have a good one and the same for anyone else with a birthday today.:roundgrin
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