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  1. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Satoshi has made it onto the latest OED new words...

    Satoshi has made it onto the latest OED new words list. Credibility doesn't come much stronger than that. Buy, buy, buy...
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    I love the reflections in this one, particularly...

    I love the reflections in this one, particularly on the tender and front of the first carriage which help to highlight the train as a whole.

    I'm sure that this would drop straight onto a souvenir...
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    I have always been aware that the internal...

    I have always been aware that the internal political structure of F1 is somewhat arcane and never really fussed about not having a full understanding of it. However I find myself wondering yet again...
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    There appears to be a couple of GMTs on sales...

    There appears to be a couple of GMTs on sales corner you might want to look at... :^)
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    BST column added for local convenience....

    BST column added for local convenience.
    http://aquantumoftime.org/images/susuka_schedule_bst.png



    As I understand it Suzuka is currently 8 hours ahead of us. Have I got that right?
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    Interestingly Plusnet were early pioneers in...

    Interestingly Plusnet were early pioneers in throttling/prioritising/managing the throughput on their network. This often led to friction with some of their more communication savvy users and a...
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    Many thanks for all the informative and helpful...

    Many thanks for all the informative and helpful replies.

    There seems to be a reasonably broad consensus confirming what I already suspected might be the case.

    Given their relatively low value...
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    Any wood/log burners here

    A slightly random question I know, but given autumn will soon be upon us here goes.

    This spring we had someone in to cut back a few willows at the bottom of our garden which were starting to get...
  9. Concur here also. I've come full circle having...

    Concur here also. I've come full circle having started with inkjets before moving on to lasers after getting frustrated at their low quality and lack of reliability/robustness. I have since returned...
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    I can hear and feel the noise just sat in front...

    I can hear and feel the noise just sat in front of my screen.
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    Indeed, with Inkberrow providing the model for...

    Indeed, with Inkberrow providing the model for The Archers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inkberrow
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    There's a number of nice villages of varying...

    There's a number of nice villages of varying sizes to be found in the rough triangle made by the A44 down to Evesham on the east and the M5 down to the M50 on the west. Being to the east should keep...
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    This item perhaps, which I seem to recall being...

    This item perhaps, which I seem to recall being broadcast on Radio 4?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-49319760

    I already had the app loaded but hadn't realised it was being so widely used...
  14. Thread: Bitcoin

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    https://www.watfordfc.com/club/bitcoin-confirmed-n...

    https://www.watfordfc.com/club/bitcoin-confirmed-new-sleeve-partner

    And if that doesn't bring credibility and acceptance...
  15. Bad news I'm afraid. Unfortunately I'm going to...

    Bad news I'm afraid. Unfortunately I'm going to have to withdraw the Clio. I took it out of the watch box over the Bank Holiday weekend to photograph it, having already made a cursory visual check...
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    Not for the first time I'm beginning to suspect...

    Not for the first time I'm beginning to suspect that there may possibly be some in the upper echelons of Liberty Media who are seriously wondering exactly what it is that they have bought.
  17. Thread: Free Solo

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    Alex Honnold hosts the climbing support desk for...

    Alex Honnold hosts the climbing support desk for Wired. An entertaining and informative, (for at me least,) ten minutes.

    https://youtu.be/kDUeh8nyLT0
  18. Thread: Bitcoin

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    If anyone happens to have any loose Satoshi lying...

    If anyone happens to have any loose Satoshi lying around looking for a good cause, then you might be interested in this youtube feed(er).
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    A very nice selection and I'm particularly taken...

    A very nice selection and I'm particularly taken with the SRP639K1 Yellow Fin Baby Tuna. Do Seiko do anything similar to this one with a quartz movement?
  20. Some years back when I was making fairly regular...

    Some years back when I was making fairly regular business trips to the States which occasionally covered a weekend, this is exactly the approach I took. In particular I can recall a very pleasant...
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    "This article is exclusively for Spectator...

    "This article is exclusively for Spectator digital subscribers." Hopefully not the town itself as well.

    Nice evocative shot. I spent many a weekend there in my youth staying with friends from...
  22. Apologies also for a lack of updates recently due...

    Apologies also for a lack of updates recently due to other distractions. Anyway, it would appear that the climate control on the Clio has kicked in and it is now back at +4 seconds thus far.
    ...
  23. And for those who can still remember The Goon...

    And for those who can still remember The Goon Show.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tjHlFPTwVk
  24. Poll: I can remember purchasing the 2 extra 256 x 4 bit...

    I can remember purchasing the 2 extra 256 x 4 bit RAM chips to double the standard 256 bytes of memory my Science of Cambridge MK14 was originally supplied with.

    If you are really missing the old...
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    Thanks for that Duncan. It's very much...

    Thanks for that Duncan. It's very much appreciated.



    Doesn't seem like an unreasonable investment, even if only for the experience of using it.
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