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  1. Thread: Killer Rice

    by Newbear
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    Yes, cooked rice left at room temperature for a...

    Yes, cooked rice left at room temperature for a few hours (like those rice salads you see at parties) is a notorious cause of food poisoning.
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    I haven't scrolled through the whole thread so I...

    I haven't scrolled through the whole thread so I don't know if anyone has mentioned Iconic Interiors:

    https://iconicinteriors.com/designer_furniture/category/chairs/the_eames_lounger_and_ottoman/...
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    I've just caught up with this thread and want to...

    I've just caught up with this thread and want to add my thanks to the OP for his great initial post.

    Strangely enough for the last few weeks, after months of it lying unused, I have taken to...
  4. Thread: OLYMPICS

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    No doubt about that. The way he recovered from...

    No doubt about that. The way he recovered from that fall was remarkable.

    But there were so many great performances from the GB team yesterday, including some younger athletes with great futures,...
  5. +1 for Nationwide

    +1 for Nationwide
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    Excellent advice from Paul, who really knows what...

    Excellent advice from Paul, who really knows what he is talking about.

    The ones the OP is asking about seem to me to be overpriced - but, even so, you see that level of pricing all the time at...
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    There are two main systems (Braun and Phillip)...

    There are two main systems (Braun and Phillip) and at least two less common ones (Panasonic and Remington). Each has its advocates and each seems to suit different beards to different degrees.

    It...
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    Apart from anything else (and I am sure there are...

    Apart from anything else (and I am sure there are several other important factors), the Swiss central bank has proved incapable of devaluing the Swiss Franc however hard they try (and they have tried...
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    Instant coffee

    Instant coffee
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    Yes, I use a Protrek a lot but, admirier of...

    Yes, I use a Protrek a lot but, admirier of G-Shock though I am, I don't think this new model will be replacing it.
  11. Thread: What man bag ?

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    Yep. Perfect. Key point: zipped main enclosure. ...

    Yep. Perfect. Key point: zipped main enclosure.

    http://www.eastpak.com/uk-en/shoulderbags/shop-by/messengers-c307.html
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    The Aldi version of all cleaning products like...

    The Aldi version of all cleaning products like washing powder and dish washer tablets etc plus kitchen and loo rolls are just as functional as premium brands.

    On socks, I agree that all generic...
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    The lack of responses indicates perhaps that Pro...

    The lack of responses indicates perhaps that Pro Treks must be very reliable...

    ...as indeed mine turns out to be!

    The very helpful folk on a specialist ABC watch forum have shown me that the...
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    Casio Repair Service - any experience?

    I should never have said (in another thread) what a great piece of kit my ProTrek PRW-2000T is. Shortly after saying that the Altitude function started behaving very erratically. Of course. Sod's...
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    For something a bit different try a Conklin...

    For something a bit different try a Conklin Duragraph Ballpoint. I have one and I love it. It's a large American pen with a bit of history, lovely to write with and possessing striking art deco...
  16. Many thanks for the many helpful suggestions, all...

    Many thanks for the many helpful suggestions, all of which I will follow up.

    I am still somewhat inclined to the light boot option, for the ankle protection reason mentioned by Davidww.

    I'm...
  17. Lightweight/summer hill walking boots - recommendations?

    I usually wear Altberg Tethera boots for hill walking in the UK. Superb boots for hiking - three seasons (four if you don't need crampons) but chunky and not what you might want as everyday footwear....
  18. I never set off on a hill walk (mostly in the...

    I never set off on a hill walk (mostly in the Pennines) without my PRW-2000T.

    The compass is a good quick check on heading and a back up to a conventional compass. The barometer is an indication...
  19. great story and fantastic watch. Thanks for...

    great story and fantastic watch. Thanks for posting.
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    I agree. Low cost trackers are a better way to go...

    I agree. Low cost trackers are a better way to go than stock picking. But I wouldn't be buying the US or UK markets right now...
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    There have been a number of threads on shavers...

    There have been a number of threads on shavers and from the comments made I think all you can conclude is that some suit Phillips and some like Braun, with far fewer having tried the other makes.
    ...
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    For soul food, Amy Ruth's diner in regenerated...

    For soul food, Amy Ruth's diner in regenerated Harlem is a must:

    https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/amy-ruths-harlem

    It's close to historic places in American music - like the Apollo Theater...
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    Thanks for posting that - I didn't know that you...

    Thanks for posting that - I didn't know that you could do that with First Direct.

    Still. I do like to be able to have a face-to-face discussion, especially when something has gone wrong, as is...
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    All true. But there is no Handelsbanken branch...

    All true. But there is no Handelsbanken branch near me. And the phone/internet only character of First Direct (whom I accept provide excellent service) is one of the reasons I choose Nationwide. The...
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    Yes, Handelsbanken also get very good write-ups...

    Yes, Handelsbanken also get very good write-ups and have a great reputation. The problem seems to be the small branch network. Call me old-fashioned but sometimes I want to speak to someone in person.
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