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What time is it where you are right?
now - Melly
9:36 AM - ellbeecee
9:36 AM. *looks around for Ellbeecee* - LB: Ratchet Bear
She's upstairs. - Melly
Where are you Lucretia? - Melly
:) - Melly
I'm right ALL the time! - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
8:40 a.m. in OKC - Kirsten
(currently 6:40 am in California) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
It's 11:40pm here. - Melly
9:45am - ronin
It's 3pm in Yorkshire! - Heleninstitches
9:01am - Yolanda
7:01am - Mary Carmen
4:02pm (Milan!) - Monica Belushi
Where are you, melly? - Monica Belushi
9:03AM (Winnipeg, Canada) - AJ Batac
7:13am - Tamara J. B.
16:22. - Jenny H. from Android
6:52 PM - Hamed
07:23 - imabonehead
7:53 a.m., but it's an hour after you wrote that. And, I guess, 52 minutes after Mary Carmen responded. - Walt Crawford
11:07am - Meg VMeg
10:08am - lris
10:10 am - Steven Perez from Android
11:10am 2 hours after you posted. - Jim is digging out. from iPhone
17:11, almost done at work! - Xabaras (G.O.)
11:55 am (Chapel Hill, NC) - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
11:57 am - MoTO ChilliSauce
11:40 am - Betsy
As a married man, it is seldom I am right. :P - (Curtis/Alan) Jackson
12:12 pm - Brent Schaus
20:14 - Mark H
Now it's 3:18 PM. How'd that happen? - ellbeecee
6:01 (18:01, that is.) - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
Getting later and later. - Uli
No, wait! 18:02! - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
4:33 pm Pacific Time on April 23. - Corinne L
WITH A BASEBALL BAT! - Big Joe Silence
6:36pm CDT - Big Joe Silence
6:04pm Rocky mt time (with daylight savings) - Joe - Systems Analyst
8:13 in Michigan - Marissa
Hey, another Michigan person! *waves* It's 8:50 PM in Michigan now. - Laura
3pm in Hawaii (Maui) - Jennifer Dittrich from FFHound!
7:31 pm - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
9:33 in New Jersey. - John (bird whisperer)
My clock is blinking 12:00. - Not Me
6.24 am in Italia, going to running (ciao Lucretia! <3) - aurora from YouFeed
Mark H
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece -
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece
"Fans of Mystery Science tend to be above-average smart—you know, B-plus students and higher. And those are some of the people that first adopted the Internet. They were very passionate about the show. Later we did our first national convention, and about 2,500 people flew in from around the country. We also did the first live show, and afterward we had a party. On Monday morning somebody looked at one of these Usenet groups and there was a detailed, blow-by-blow description of who had come to the party, who they’d danced with, who had been drinking, and who hadn’t." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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This is not a Christian country | Lawyers' Secular Society - http://lawyerssecularsociety.w...
This is not a Christian country | Lawyers' Secular Society
A legal argument as to why David Cameron has recently been talking crap. Not that you needed any argument to know he was talking crap. But here's one anyway. In particular, I liked the quoting from 2010 of Lord Justice Laws in the case of a Christian claiming unfair dismissal when he refused to counsel gay couples: - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"We do not live in a society where all the people share uniform religious beliefs. The precepts of any one religion, any belief system, cannot, by force of their religious origins, sound any louder in the general law than the precepts of any other. If they did, those out in the cold would be less than citizens and our constitution would be on the way to a theocracy, which is of... more... - Mark H
Spidra Webster
The Definitive Stereotype Map Of Britain And Ireland -
The Definitive Stereotype Map Of Britain And Ireland
Falls a bit short. Is Cornwall actually known for being a center for UKIP? - Spidra Webster from Bookmarklet
Drunk Sailors FTW! - Mark H
And people from Cornwall can probably only just spell UKIP so, yeah, maybe. - Mark H
Ha ha, I think it's actually all pretty true ;-) - Heleninstitches
I think they did pretty well on the Britain side, from what I can see, but I feel like they punted on Ireland. - Spidra Webster
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On Facebook right now I'm discussing drinking with people from America and Thailand at the same time. That's half a world of time zones' difference. Oh, brave new world.
How can you be brave if you are on Facebook? - Todd Hoff
According to a former CIA friend of mine (current friend, former CIA, now private firrn employed by the CIA just to clarify) anyone on Facebook is incredibly brave. This was pre-Snowden info. - Mark H
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
My coworker ordered this Black Velvet drink: Guinness and Strongbow. I didn't know this was a thing! It's good!
My coworker ordered this Black Velvet drink: Guinness and Strongbow. I didn't know this was a thing! It's good!
Shot of blackcurrant cordial in it is good too. - Mark H
Black & Tan? - Eric - Watch Me Now
Black Velvet. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Aren't those usually made with Guinness and champagne (or other sparkling wine?) - Jennifer Dittrich
I...I can't imagine an Irish drink being called a Black and Tan. - Pete
The Guinness & champagne drink had a different name. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
+1 Pete - Brent Schaus
Oh, that's not right, Z. I mean, I'm all for a Guinness and cider drink, but why steal another drink's name? (Weirdly, the B&T drink name pre-dates the police force from what I've read - not that Americans aren't more than happy to roll around with grossly inappropriate or disrespectful drink names.) - Jennifer Dittrich
The name may pre-date the police force, but some current connotations are a tad unavoidable. - Brent Schaus
Guys. Look. I'm telling you what that restaurant called the drinks ok. I don't know the proper names! Also? I'm drunk. :D - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Work the beer, Z! And yes, I guess the name might have arisen before the auxiliaries. - Pete
Well, it isn't like Americans don't have tendency to just ignore everyone else's news and carry on with our own whatnot. Also see: Irish Carbombs (Yay, America.) - Jennifer Dittrich
right lol - Brent Schaus
in my rather extensive experience in American Irish pubs, you can order a Black and Tan (Guinness and Bass) but if you really want to impress them, you order a Half and Half (Guinness and Harp). A Snakebite is half beer and half cider and a Black Velvet is half Guiness and half cider. As for Irish Carbombs, plenty of Irish American folks drink them, but I have noticed people sometimes don't like to order them. At one pub in Baltimore they just called them "bombs," I think to avoid saying the term. - t-ra: lose,find,repeat
Snakebite was one of the drinks on that page too! It's an English-style pub though. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Snakebite is the national drink of goths - Pete
Well, snakebite and black(currant) - Pete
reminds me of blastaways... Diamond White and Castaway. I obviously didn't like myself in my youth ;-) - Heleninstitches
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RT @gizmodo: A 3D-printed ultrasound cast that looks awesome and heals you faster
RT @gizmodo: A 3D-printed ultrasound cast that looks awesome and heals you faster
This looks so good I'm tempted to go out and break my arm just to get one. - Mark H
I know what you mean. When I was 16, I had a cast on the same hand, that was about the same size as this one. This design would have been worthwhile for me if only to let a bit of the... uh... funk... escape lol - Brent Schaus
Mark H
This Amazing Technicolor Castle has been Abandoned for more than 20 Years -
This Amazing Technicolor Castle has been Abandoned for more than 20 Years
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"The Castello di Sammezzano is a show-stopper, a jaw-dropper. Hidden away in the Tuscan hills of Northern Italy, this electrifyingly beautiful Moorish castle was built a whopping 400+ years ago in 1605, but more than two decades, it’s been sitting empty, neglected, vulnerable to pillaging and to the elements." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"Marquis Ferdinando Panciatichi Ximenes, a largely forgotten but key cultural, social and political figure in Florence when the city was the capital of Italy. Ferdinando, who lived and died at the property, spent 40 years planning, financing and realizing this exotic castle that would become the most important example of orientalist architecture in the country– only to be left to ruin at the hands of modern-day investors." - Mark H
"After the Marquis’ death at the end of the 19th century, there was a period of uncertainty for the property and historical records appear to be rather patchy. During the war, the Germans came looting, stealing mainly from the castle’s surrounding park that had once been considered the largest and most exotic in Tuscany. They took many important statues and fountains of Moorish style,... more... - Mark H
The ceilings in that place are amazing. - Anika
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Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube -
"British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th Century. This week, the company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection — over 85,000 historical films – to YouTube." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"The archive — which spans from 1896 to 1976 – is a goldmine of footage, containing movies of some of the most important moments of the last 100 years. It’s a treasure trove for film buffs, culture nerds and history mavens everywhere. In Pathé’s playlist “A Day That Shook the World,” which traces an Anglo-centric history of the 20th Century, you will find clips of the Wright Brothers’... more... - Mark H
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If you've not seen the ISS pass overhead in the UK over the past few nights here are the remaining times this month when it's going to do so. Depending on how good your eyesight is and the altitude it passes at you might just be able to discern some structure in the station as it's overhead. - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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North Korean officials visit salon over Kim Jong-un 'bad hair' advert -
North Korean officials visit salon over Kim Jong-un 'bad hair' advert
"Karim Nabbach said: "We put up posters for an offer for men's hair cuts through the month of April. Obviously in the current news there has been this story that North Korean men are only allowed one haircut. "We didn't realise but the North Korean embassy is a 10-minute walk from the salon. The next day we had North Korean officials pop into the salon asking to speak to the manager. "He said 'listen this isn't North Korea, this is England, we live in a democracy so I'm afraid you're going to have to get out of my salon'."" - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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Rare Color Photos of Parisian Women from between 1930s and 1940s -
Rare Color Photos of Parisian Women from between 1930s and 1940s
Rare Color Photos of Parisian Women from between 1930s and 1940s
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"These color photographs of Parisian women were taken by French photographer Andre Zucca with rare Agfacolor film from between 1930s and 1940s. These photos show an almost ‘normal’ living by young Parisians under German occupation, which would have suited the Nazi propaganda effort. However, that aside, they are clearly not staged, and prove that even in war, women strove to remain feminine, none more than Parisians." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
good old days when women had grace. sigh sigh... - grizabella
there are more here by the same photographer by the way: - grizabella
I'm trying to remember a very basic BASIC program that was only two lines long and would make the same line of text run down the page. I remember the second line was 2 GOTO 1 Can anyone help me out with the first line?
1 PRINT "Something" - Mark H
Do you need the inverted commas? - Melly
Yes, usually. Some flavours of BASIC don't need the closing ones but what's inside the quotes is printed verbatim. Without the inverted commas you're printing a variable's value which would then require defining the variable. - Mark H
Thanks! It's been a while! - Melly
Mark H
A client wants some sensitive customer data sent to a third party. We liaise with the third party and get them to configure an SFTP server at their end. I write some code to extract the data, zip it, and send it over SFTP to the third party's server. Run it on the test system: fine. Run it on the live system: fine. Job well done.
This morning, to demonstrate it's worked correctly (not that we asked), the third party extracts what we've sent them, does some work on the data, and then sends the data back to us and our client to show that the process is just fine. The data (containing email addresses, names, account details, etc.) is in an Excel spreadsheet attached to an email. There has been much headdesking going on here. - Mark H
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Neighborhood Bully Sentenced to a Day of Taunting -
Neighborhood Bully Sentenced to a Day of Taunting
"Also 15 days in jail, seven months of probation, 100 hours of community service, an apology letter, anger-management classes and mental-health counseling, but the day of taunting is the amusing part." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that Edmond Aviv was sentenced to hold the "I AM A BULLY" sign after he pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. Aviv has allegedly been harassing his next-door neighbor, Sandra Prugh, and her family for the past 15 years, and this is the fourth time he has been convicted of it. According to this report, the Prughs have seven children,... more... - Mark H
"Police witnessed at least one of Aviv's acts, after Prugh called them to report kerosene fumes coming from his garage. Police found he had built a device with a fan that blew the fumes onto Prugh's property. The Plain Dealer quoted another neighbor who said Aviv had yelled racial slurs at him while he was growing up. "This punishment is great," he said. "Justice has been served."" - Mark H
Geez. I don't think he'll stop his behavior though. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
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Lauren Urasek shares some of the comments she receives from men. Found via - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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Is the mote around the village, or is this a smaller fort/castle thingy? - Eivind
It's more a fortified manor house than a castle. Definitely not a village. The battlements on the tower were only added after seeking permission from the King (I forget which one). From Wikipedia: "Originally dating to around 1320, the building's importance lies in the fact that successive owners effected relatively few changes to the main structure, after the completion of the... more... - Mark H
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Clearly I don't understand lenses because one 70-300mm is $154 while another is $1,399. I am woefully uneducated.
I'm looking for a telephoto lens that isn't going to cost $1K but I clearly have no idea what I'm doing. I have one lens that came with my camera 55-250mm which I used to get some moon shots but I'd like to get closer but I don't want a super crazy expensive lens. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Oops. Deleted my own comment. But yes, for that price difference I'd hit the Sigma. Speed of focus will be the killer on these lenses. I guess the Sigma is decidedly slower to focus so if you're shooting sports then it's going to be less useful but still very useable. - Mark H
Oh, thank you! I won't be shooting anything that moves too quickly so knowing that aspect helps. :) - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Damn, that's a pretty significant price diff between those 2 lenses. With the Canon you're basically paying extra for the: 1. USM AF motor, which is faster & quieter. 2. IS image stabilization which Canon always likes to charge a premium for and 3. The DO lens design which makes the overall lens shorter than it typically would be. But a 50mm bump isn't really all that much although I guess any lens past 300mm won't be any less than $700. - ronin
The Canon also has more lens elements (18 in 12 groups instead of 14 in 10 groups), and the lens coatings might be different. - John (bird whisperer)
Does the Sigma have Image Stabilization? I didn't see it listed. If not, and you hand-hold your camera, then that will be a huge factor at those F stops in lower light. - Eric - Watch Me Now
No the Sigma doesn't. This particular lens has been around for almost 10 years now. I don't think Sigma did OS lenses until 4 years ago. - ronin
Image stabilization could be useful. I'd use this lens with my camera on my tripod but I might want to use it while out & about. This one I can also afford - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Might be cheaper here if it's the same one - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Seems to be the same. That's a great price for an OS lens. - ronin
They look the same to me. - John (bird whisperer)
Shoot might not get here in time for the lunar eclipse... Might have to rent something. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Mark H
BBC News - The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic -
BBC News - The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic
BBC News - The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic
"In 1979, 16-year-old child prodigy James Dallas Egbert III disappeared from his room at Michigan State University. A private investigator, William Dear, was hired by James's parents to find their son. Despite apparently knowing little about roleplaying games, Dear believed that D&D was the cause of Egbert's disappearance." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"In 1982, high school student Irving Lee Pulling committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest. Despite an article in the Washington Post at the time commenting "how [Pulling] had trouble 'fitting in'", mother Patricia Pulling believed her son's suicide was due to him playing D&D. Again, it was clear that more complex psychological factors were at play. Victoria Rockecharlie, a... more... - Mark H
Morton Fox
I was looking through some of the oldest entries in my password manager. I’m surprised Excite Webmail still exists!!
That just sent me on a nostalgia trip. Made me think of Excite Chat which I used to love. That made me look up some info on it and hunt for screenshots. And that led me to this page which is hosted on angelfire - - and is exactly as beautiful as you can imagine. - Mark H
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What happened to Jai Alai?: Echoes of a dying game -
What happened to Jai Alai?: Echoes of a dying game
What happened to Jai Alai?: Echoes of a dying game
"Looking at the rows and rows of seats, you can imagine a different time. There were thousands of people every night, men in dark suits and hats packed shoulder to shoulder. They’d be waving programs, downing brown booze, smoking cigarettes from cigarette cases or, better still, puffing thick cigars that would fill the room with pungent smoke and give the air just below the giant ceiling lights a ghostly blue haze. As the men on the court used oblong baskets to hurl a goatskin ball over and over against a granite wall, the men in the crowd would be hollering and belly laughing and slapping each other on the back. There was a time when the audience at the Miami Jai Alai fronton was so loud, the players on the court could barely hear their own thoughts." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"There’s a dark side to jai alai’s history that’s a little hazier than the stuff in the small fronton museum. It involves meat grinders and brutal murders and the infamous Boston mobster Whitey Bulger. There were FBI investigations, federal indictments and plenty of frontons shuttered. And more and more, potential patrons worried that the games were fixed. Soon other gambling options... more... - Mark H
"These days, the casino is losing money on jai alai. The game only exists in America at all because that loss is well worth it for casino owners. Without jai alai, there would be none of those lucrative slot machines or poker tables on the other side of the building. See, aside from the Indian casinos, the only places you can gamble in Florida are pari-mutuels, which in order to offer... more... - Mark H
"This is the strangest irony of a dying sport. As frontons close, or switch over to simulcast betting only, the talent pool has been consolidated over the years. Then these bigger, better athletes face off against each other every day, sharpening the skill level even more. It’s as if all the talent in the NHL were concentrated on only the rosters of the original six teams, or if there... more... - Mark H
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"Where's Servo?" MST3K Print! from Secktacular on Storenvy -
"Where's Servo?" MST3K Print! from Secktacular on Storenvy
"Are you looking for a print that features a character from every single movie riffed on Mystery Science Theater 3000 from the KTMA pilot ("The Green Slime") through the final episode ("Diabolik")? THIS IS TOTALLY THAT PRINT, MAN." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
Which Language Should You Learn To Speak? -
Which Language Should You Learn To Speak?
" You got: Chinese. 祝贺您! More and more high schools are offering Mandarin these days, and as it’s the most-spoken language in the world, you’d be smart to start studying. In many ways, Mandarin Chinese is actually much easier to learn than European languages: there’s no subject/verb agreement, no plurals, no conjugations, and no tenses. Whether’s it’s business-related or just for personal enrichment, Chinese would be a worthy way to challenge yourself. You can do it!" - Jessie from Bookmarklet
Learn it, Jessie! I think you can do it! =) - Anika
Now Dominic's mad because the quiz said he should also learn Mandarin. :-P I think he was hoping to get French. - Jessie
Yeah I got Chinese too. I think the questionnaire is rigged. =p - ronin
Cheat off the Asian kid! - Dough Balls
Italian? - Betsy
Arabic - ellbeecee
I got Chinese as well. - Soup in a TARDIS
French. Which is good since I've already learned it. :-P - John (bird whisperer)
French. :) - Tamara J. B.
French. :-) - vicster: full-bodied
I got French... but I'm already kinda-sorta-bilingual. - Brent Schaus
Jessie speaks Chinese fluently (Spanish too!), so it seems the quiz worked out "right" for some people. Personally I suck as languages. Years of Spanish and all I can do is read the Bible and swear. - Soup in a TARDIS
"Years of Spanish and all I can do is read the Bible and swear" - TBF that's also what many Spaniards do. - Jessie
C++ - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Arabic. - Mark H
Chinese - Eric Logan
Spanish. BTW, who picks "Meet Joe Black"? That movie had the most self indulgent editing I've ever seen. - Andrew C (✔)
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BBC News - Peaches Geldof dies aged 25 -
BBC News - Peaches Geldof dies aged 25
"TV presenter Peaches Geldof, second daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died aged 25. "We are beyond pain," said her father, confirming her death. "She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us." "What a beautiful child. How is this possible that we will not see her again? How is that bearable?" Police in Kent said the death was "being treated as unexplained and sudden" at this stage." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
i'll be hugging my dotters extra tight when i pick them up from school today. i don't want to imagine. - Big Joe Silence
How awful. - vicster: full-bodied from FFHound!
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Gerd Ludwig documents the Chernobyl nuclear disaster’s aftermath in his book The Long Shadow of Chernobyl -
Gerd Ludwig documents the Chernobyl nuclear disaster’s aftermath in his book The Long Shadow of Chernobyl
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"Ludwig first visited Chernobyl in 1993 for a National Geographic story on pollution in the former Soviet Union. Access to Chernobyl was limited then, but after extensive negotiations, the local police force agreed to show him around in a school bus. During that trip, Ludwig was able to meet with some of the several hundred elderly people who had decided to ignore radiation levels and resettle without permission inside the exclusion zone. “At first Ukrainian officials discouraged them, branding them as illegal residents, but soon turned a blind eye, realizing that they preferred to die on their own contaminated soil instead of a broken heart in anonymous city suburbs,” Ludwig said via email." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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"Regardless of what he uses, he uses it to its fullest potential. If you’ve seen The Shawnshank Redemption, No Country for Old Men, The Assassination of Jesse James, Skyfall or even How to Train Your Dragon, you’ve seen his work. The guy’s got a resume, and it’s a wonder that none of his work has placed him an oscar yet. Here’s how a few of his most iconic shots were done" - Mark H from Bookmarklet
We should convert all golf courses into new housing estates with schools, hospitals & a park for the kids this'll solve all our housing shortage problems instantly! What's more important, a few elitists playing golf or decent accommodation for everyone? Discuss...
Destroying green space to build houses? Taking away privately owned land by force? Where does that slippery path end? Paid for by whom? And who will move to these out-of-city places? There are already plenty of houses all over the country but people won't move to them because they're already "away" from where they want to be. Sounds like you're advocating communist ghetto life. - Mark H
I admit I just rolled this out without much thought, but my intention was to provoke a debate about the housing shortage, not to make you angry Mark, sorry. As for ghettos, well my area at least is turning into a ghetto, we have so many flats being built on top of existing buildings and houses being turned into flats, that the population has increased dramatically, and some of these new... more... - Halil
Lotta working class people play golf. - Steel Penguin Slippy
I am from a small town and recently heard about our little town being over ridden by slum-lord types ruining things. There is not a single solution to the plight Halil. Are you able to move to a more age appropriate section of town? I make the assumption the newer neighbors may be younger? - Janet from FFHound!
Their age doesn't concern me that much, although yes they are younger, but it's just their lack of interest in engaging with neighbours or with the community. I was telling one neighbour about the campaign to prevent our local hospital from closing, and he knew nothing about where the hospital was or its name! I mean, seriously, how can you live somewhere and not know your local hospital or care/know about local issues? - Halil
I forgot to mention that Barnet council closed down and sold off a geriatric hospital which was also converted into flats and they've done this more than once, they also closed down and sold off Friern Barnet hospital, which is now a luxury gated estate. So clearly you're outraged by my initial post saying destroying green spaces, which I confess was a rash post, but somethings wrong if councils can sell off public parks, public libraries and hospitals to property developers! - Halil
Mark H
Your pavement squiggle markings decoded -
Your pavement squiggle markings decoded
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"They are the fleeting multi-coloured maps that chart the lay of the land beneath our feet. They tell those who dig up our roads where exactly the pipes and cables run, and, just as importantly, at what depth. Here we decode readers' road squiggle finds." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
"The product of convention rather than law, the different colours used in pavement markings refer to a particular utility. Red, for example, is the colour of electricity. Blue denotes water while yellow means gas, green means CCTV or cable firm networks and white, telecommunications (or general messages to contractors carrying out works). The numbers between the lines are used spell out the distance from the kerb of a particular pipe or a cable or - if a D is used - its depth." - Mark H
We need a color to mark the mini hyperloop package delivery system that will compete with amazon's drone delivery. - Amit Patel
Mark H
Portsmouth's proud history makes it the perfect place for a weekend break -
Portsmouth's proud history makes it the perfect place for a weekend break
"Old Portsmouth is also known as Spice Island because of its historical links with the spice trade and was once a magnet for sailors on shore leave. I enjoyed a drink on the patio of the Spice Island Inn overlooking the harbour – it’s certainly novel to have a glass of wine while listening to the safety ­announcements on the Isle of Wight ferry. This was a perfect spot to end a weekend in this nautical Hampshire city. Portsmouth may be losing the dockyards, but hopefully it will thrive as it’s a great place to visit. As Nelson famously said: England Expects. Luckily, Portsmouth delivers." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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Famous Architects Illustrated In The Style Of Their Buildings -
Famous Architects Illustrated In The Style Of Their Buildings
Famous Architects Illustrated In The Style Of Their Buildings
Famous Architects Illustrated In The Style Of Their Buildings
"Architect and illustrator Federico Babina has followed up his previous architecture-inspired work with another stunning series titled ‘Archiportraits’ that imagines the portraits of famous architects designed in the style of their buildings. He has turned 33 prominent architects like Zaha Hadid, Frank Lloyd Wright and Tadao Ando into abstract compositions, with their eyes, noses, facial features and hair created from windows, columns, staircases and floor plans." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
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