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by redsturgeon
March 21st, 2019, 4:20 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Revoke Art 50 petition
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: Revoke Art 50 petition

I think being a bad winner is just as bad as being a bad loser.

John
by redsturgeon
March 21st, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Brexit all over?
Replies: 582
Views: 9865

Re: Brexit all over?

I've voted n the last hour.

Now over 900,000.

Should be a million by 3pm.

John
by redsturgeon
March 18th, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: how to get an upgrade
Replies: 35
Views: 776

Re: how to get an upgrade

Been upgraded twice. One a long time ago on an Iberian flight to Barcelona, first class...so long ago that I was offered a cigar to smoke after the very decent meal. Other time upgraded a few years ago Upper Class to Las Vegas. Shared the cabin with Theo Walcott and his stag party. He was was pleasa...
by redsturgeon
March 18th, 2019, 8:28 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Office Conversation of the Day
Replies: 88
Views: 2160

Re: Office Conversation of the Day

Now that most money is electronic, you can have amounts for which no coin exists. For example, when something is priced by weight. Your smallest coin might be 5p, but you could still pay £1.23 for your weighed fruit. The last time I looked 1p and 2p coins were still available! John Ah, but can you ...
by redsturgeon
March 18th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Office Conversation of the Day
Replies: 88
Views: 2160

Re: Office Conversation of the Day

UncleEbenezer wrote:Now that most money is electronic, you can have amounts for which no coin exists.

For example, when something is priced by weight. Your smallest coin might be 5p, but you could still pay £1.23 for your weighed fruit.


The last time I looked 1p and 2p coins were still available!

John
by redsturgeon
March 17th, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Settled status procedure can't cope with maiden names
Replies: 41
Views: 1013

Re: Settled status procedure can't cope with maiden names

Moderator Message:
I think this has gone far enough
by redsturgeon
March 13th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Macro and Global Topics
Topic: Musk endeavours
Replies: 1848
Views: 58852

Re: Musk endeavours

odysseus2000 wrote: Buying decisions tend to have a large emotional content & so we will find out how folk who need any of these things feel about buying Tesla.

Regards,


Are you talking about buying Tesla products or Tesla shares here?

John
by redsturgeon
March 13th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: Macro and Global Topics
Topic: Musk endeavours
Replies: 1848
Views: 58852

Re: Musk endeavours

odysseus2000 wrote:
Regarding VW, we should not forget that they conspired in a world wide campaign of lies & deceit for financial gain by deliberately falsifying the emissions from their diesel cars.

Regards,


But of course we can forget all of Elon's little faux pas...because?

John
by redsturgeon
March 12th, 2019, 11:56 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Exam success!
Replies: 24
Views: 549

Re: Exam success!

ohm run?
by redsturgeon
March 12th, 2019, 7:28 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Pineapples...who knew
Replies: 0
Views: 265

Pineapples...who knew

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/ ... 56e8c04fbb

This is how you should eat a pineapple!

John
by redsturgeon
March 12th, 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Exam success!
Replies: 24
Views: 549

Re: Exam success!

Well done Chris, I can personally attest to your prowess as Master Electrician!

John
by redsturgeon
March 11th, 2019, 5:18 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: One year later...
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: One year later...

You're right xfool, nothing to see here, let's not waste our time in idle speculation when we could be doing something useful, like trying to change people's minds on Brexit.

John
by redsturgeon
March 11th, 2019, 11:07 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: One year later...
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: One year later...

Well I found it interesting...I guess the alternative is when anything odd happens that leaves many unanswered questions we just shrug our shoulders and go, "meh".

Or we just accept the official line and if we are still around in 30 years time perhaps we find out more.

John
by redsturgeon
March 10th, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: One year later...
Replies: 12
Views: 526

One year later...

Does anyone still remember the Skirpals?

Here is an interesting article that raises a few pertinent questions.

https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingd ... ng-points/

John
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 2:52 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Labour party
Replies: 22
Views: 708

Re: Labour party

I agree many who disagree with the actions of Israel disagree with things like the illegal settlements and general treatment of the Palestinians, I think matters of domestic policy regarding financial or other internal issues are of little consequence to those outside Israel. Is Corbyn against the e...
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Who is most responsible for the current situation?
Replies: 30
Views: 694

Re: Who is most responsible for the current situation?

So again, in some sense, the blame could be laid at the door of a divided electorate? This entire situation stems from the actions of Leave voters at the referendum. The pretence that they don't shoulder a very significant proportion of the responsibility for our current situation is disingenuous. ...
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 2:34 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Who is most responsible for the current situation?
Replies: 30
Views: 694

Re: Who is most responsible for the current situation?

So again, in some sense, the blame could be laid at the door of a divided electorate? This entire situation stems from the actions of Leave voters at the referendum. The pretence that they don't shoulder a very significant proportion of the responsibility for our current situation is disingenuous. ...
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 1:02 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Labour party
Replies: 22
Views: 708

Re: Labour party

According to the Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6787779/Jeremy-Corbyn-vows-lead-fight-against-types-racism.html Personally I think his problem is that he trying to make Labour institutionally anti-Zionist. Despite attempts to separate the concepts, being anti-Zionist and anti-I...
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 7:54 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Labour party
Replies: 22
Views: 708

Re: Labour party

According to the Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6787779/Jeremy-Corbyn-vows-lead-fight-against-types-racism.html And we will root out anti-Semitism in our party, and in society at large.' Personally I think his problem is that he trying to make Labour institutionally anti-Zionis...
by redsturgeon
March 9th, 2019, 7:51 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Shut up about that, don’t question these things, …
Replies: 40
Views: 2470

Re: Shut up about that, don’t question these things, …

I think you will find that the US anti-immigration stance started way before the 1920s

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Exclusion_Act

John

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