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[PCF]Falcs

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Reply #350 on: January 07, 2019, 11:10:10 AM
Nice little surprise for you in January there then Wooster!


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Reply #351 on: January 07, 2019, 05:12:38 PM
Maybe I should fire it into an ISA.
...better interest than the tax office and I can use it to pay part of next years bill.  :wink:


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Reply #352 on: January 07, 2019, 06:44:34 PM
Went to Kwikfit this morning. Obviously they didn't have a tyre that fitted so now it's Wednesday.

I forgot to mention Blackcircles.
I've used them a few times, especially for bike tyres (hard to find fitters) and their fitted prices are pretty good.  :cool:
https://www.blackcircles.com/

i.e. a Michelin CrossClimate+ for my car is £6 cheaper (fitted) from them (at ATS) than from KwikFit (Balby Road)
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Reply #353 on: January 07, 2019, 09:15:32 PM
It's a lease car and the conditions are tight. I was limited in the choices I had.


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Reply #354 on: January 07, 2019, 11:17:39 PM
Ahh..   :wink:


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Reply #355 on: January 07, 2019, 11:37:03 PM
Someone had the audacity to voicemail me, because I've put them on block basically, to 'apologise' what she said to me. As if I'm going to unblock her...


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Reply #356 on: January 07, 2019, 11:40:05 PM
Oh, so we now have 3 admins..........mmmm, where's mine?  :cry: :laugh:


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Reply #357 on: January 08, 2019, 12:08:58 AM
I'm flying Norwegian Air this time, in a 787 Dreamliner. Heard great things about it and they are brand new, so that's good.
I'll just need to talk to them nicely at customs, so they let me in.


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Reply #358 on: January 09, 2019, 04:00:50 PM
4pm thereabouts and it's still daylight, but mornings have hardly moved. The days grow longer in an asymmetrical way.


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Reply #359 on: January 09, 2019, 05:13:43 PM
I'd like to see the flat earthers try to explain that.  :cheesy:


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Reply #360 on: January 09, 2019, 05:50:54 PM
And, interestingly, they do that differently each year because of an odd wobble in the Earth's orbit.


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Reply #361 on: January 09, 2019, 08:22:48 PM
I'd like to see the flat earthers try to explain that.  :cheesy:

Probably they would say the ‘flat earth’ still spins on an axis


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Reply #362 on: January 10, 2019, 10:09:12 PM
I ran over a fox last night.
It was already dead (ish) and it turns out my car has a lot more ground clearance than I thought.

Ether that or it's still under there.
I'll find out in a couple of days.  :azn:


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Reply #363 on: January 11, 2019, 01:50:25 PM
Sold my homing pigeon on eBay .......... again.


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Reply #364 on: January 11, 2019, 03:43:02 PM
 :cheesy:


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Reply #365 on: January 12, 2019, 02:26:17 AM
Never take a job that involves long term nightshift  unless you can live with your sleeping patterns being screwed for the rest of your life.

I had an early shift on Wednesday, that got delayed until 11am, got home around 4pm and snatched an hour of sleep after dinner before going out to another job that was expected to take from 20:30 until the early hours, but wasn't too bad and I was back in bed for around 2am.
Problem with that was that I had to leave for a job in Elgin at 6am yesterday (Friday) and, for some inexplicable reason, I woke up at the same time I went to bed at the night before (Thursday)....wtf!?!
I thought I'd drop back off again, but I didn't, the result being that I was on the bones of my arse by the time I got back from Elgin and had to go to bed at 7pm......woke up after 3hrs and I'm still wide awake at half two on Saturday morning....half an hour after the time I woke up at on Friday.


I have plenty of booze in the house....I wonder if I should get drunk and see if that sorts it out. :azn:
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Reply #366 on: January 12, 2019, 10:32:49 AM
It might knock you out but it won't give you a good night's sleep.


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Reply #367 on: January 12, 2019, 11:59:45 AM
I managed to drop off around 3:30.
I have a day to switch it around, because I have three 5am starts from Monday.  :cry: :cheesy:


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Reply #368 on: January 12, 2019, 01:34:41 PM
I’m wondering if the Chinese lunar robot has now ended doubts to whether theUS landings were indeed fake

Plenty of shadows


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Reply #369 on: January 12, 2019, 05:58:59 PM
The Apollo missions landed on the side of the Moon that faces Earth (it doesn't rotate on its axis to any notable degree).
The 'Dark Side' faces away from us, which is why the Chinese mission was so difficult and necessitated an extra satellite (quite a way out) to relay transmissions from the Moon back to Earth.



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Reply #370 on: January 12, 2019, 11:28:57 PM
Not quite getting you there

There will always be shadows somewhere, and I am not convinced about the doubters who say there were shadows on the moon. I have seen photos taken of the moon, there are dark bits where there are craters and mounds

As shown in this picture



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Reply #371 on: January 12, 2019, 11:43:55 PM
WTF are you on about man?

The 'dark side' of the Moon isn't in perpetual darkness, it's only called the dark side because it always faces away from the Earth, but it get as much sunlight hitting it as it orbits the Earth as the rest of it does.
Therefore the shadows cast on it by the position of the Sun are pretty much exactly the same as we get on Earth.

This is the main point you should take from this conversation:
Every surface of the Moon faces the Sun in a period of about 28 days, therefore the shadows cast within craters or by mountains on its surface, change in the same way that they do, every 24hrs, on Earth.
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Reply #372 on: January 13, 2019, 12:13:46 AM
Btw..your picture.
It's a composite image* taken by an orbiting satellite over a period of how many hours?

If you could pick out which aspects you think are craters and which you think are hills, that would be lovely.
I'd need that confirmed by the topographical reference maps though, along with the image timestamps (to confirm the position of the Sun at the time they were taken)...just to confirm you didn't mistake craters for hills or vice versa.  :wink:


*It's easy to spot if you know what to look for, by the fact it's a series of fucking stripes.
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Reply #373 on: January 13, 2019, 05:23:07 PM
The little dimples mainly on the bottom of the picture are craters are showing shadows


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Reply #374 on: January 14, 2019, 03:01:25 PM
I got that all back to front mate...I thought you were doubting it.   :huh:

Then again, even my arse doesn't know if it's breakfast time or dinner time with the hours I've been working.
Which is probably why I was talking out of it. :embarrassed:

I noticed the site was down at 5am this morning, had it been down for a while?