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Recent content by PaulR

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    Shaken not stirred

    James Bond is laid off from MI6 and at the job centre there are only two jobs available, one in a call centre and the other in a fabric colouring plant. "Huh, " says Bond, "you expect me to talk?" "No Mr Bond, " replies the interviewer, "I expect you to dye. "
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    Will This Fit My Toyota Rav4 3 Door.

    It's only 9" long. How will you fit it inside?
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    Broadband Speed Part 3

    Is that slightly improved speed for FTTC? How far from you is the cabinet? Frankly it's pathetic if it is FTTC.
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    On the way back from Lidl.........

    Oops! We ran into some problems. The requested page could not be found.
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    I'm at pet shop buying a bag of dog food for my dog. While in the queue, a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. Now, why else would I be buying dog food? So, being top notch with the banter, I told her "No, I don't have a dog, I'm starting my Dog Food Diet again" and that I probably really...
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    You're right. When his death was announced I immediately thought of something similar.
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    Just Sharing This Jeremy Wilkin has died Aka Captain Black, & Gordon Maxwell in UFO

    Not very old. According to Wikipedia he died on the 19th of December 2017. I certainly don't recall his death being announced then. RIP Jeremy.
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    A Win10 problem

    I had a panicky phone call from a mate round the corner on Wednesday about his laptop which had trapped itself into a loop of recovery. After trying many other things I eventually did exactly the same thing and to my surprise it worked exactly as you found. The deletion of programs/apps that...
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    I think Amazon have some problems with their descriptions

    Sam Fox was a phenomenon that completely passed me by. Her charms were something that didn't attract me at all. And her music career - the less said about that the better.
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    Kinks' Jim Rodford dies

    He still was bass player for the Zombies, certainly the last several times I saw them, and his son Steve played drums with them. He wasn't in the original line-up, although he was asked to join back then. He was a founding member of Argent though. I was fascinated by his strange bass guitar...
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    Author Peter Mayle dies aged 78

    'A Year in Provence' author Peter Mayle died yesterday aged 78 at a hospital near his French home. After the success of the book he was forced to sell up and he moved to the USA for several years. He later returned to France to live in a village on the other side of the Luberon where he kept...
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    Peter Wyngarde dies

    Looked at with modern eyes Jason King looks rather peculiar. They were enjoyable at the time though. RIP Peter
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    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46..

    Dear oh dear. Just so young and with a family. RIP Dolores.
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    Earthquake detection and predictions

    I wonder if they'll take any notice of the alert in Hawaii?