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    Today, 10:44
    As long as you can get away with it, there will always be cheating in sport. There's some evidence (if Wikipedia is to be believed) that Roman...
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    Today, 10:37
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    I guess the point I'm trying to make is that the law is a blunt instrument, but it is the only instrument we have got. If you start from the...
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    Yesterday, 19:45
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Jimbo - I agree with the "should not suffer" but we don't live in a perfect world. If we want to eliminate ISIS, we will kill a lot of innocent...
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    Yesterday, 19:27
    Sorry - me again - I just can't resist can I ?? this relentless desire for progress is what ensures our dominance on the planet or...
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    Yesterday, 16:32
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    But that's the problem with laws in the sense that they are binary - you can't be a little bit guilty or innocent, any more than you can be a little...
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    Yesterday, 14:04
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Sorry - I genuinely don't get the point you are making. However "distasteful" some of the stuff - particularly the historical stuff - that is now...
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    11-12-17, 23:13
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    We're never going to agree - even to differ - on this. If someone has to be forced or threatened to do something, then, by (my) definition, there...
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    11-12-17, 18:23
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    But surely it IS possible to equate one with the other - that's my point. If a man (and it's usually a man) coerces a woman into committing a s e x...
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    11-12-17, 16:52
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Take that argument much further, and you will be joining the Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, OBE, KCSG posthumus fan-club !! I accept it's a...
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    11-12-17, 10:23
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Your comment shows an unfamiliarity with the sentencing Policy of the Judiciary David . No it doesn't - I was being just a little faceitious. As...
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    10-12-17, 19:53
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    But one year each for 8 indecent assaults doesn't seem too unfair to me !!
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    10-12-17, 19:38
    Back to reality Frank. In many ways, we're in a similar position ........... health not 100% but financially comfortable, no real "would like that...
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    06-12-17, 22:32
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    reddiesel - of course it's not " a closed shop". Chris Evans is the son of a bookmaker and a clerical worker. Tess Daly (the other Strictly Come...
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    06-12-17, 19:26
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    Tony - it's not that I don't agree that her parentage gave her an "in" which got her foot on the ladder. But - people are worth what their agent can...
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    06-12-17, 18:05
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    I don't know. I suspect Mary Berry gets more, but as she is paid through an Independent Production Company, we're never likely to find out !!
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    06-12-17, 18:01
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Franks XKR Story. in General Chat
    Frank This may be "granny" and "egg sucking" but .............. are you aware just how difficult it can be to remove the reluctor rings. I assume...
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    06-12-17, 17:51
    As a man, I would say that you can only play the sympathy-and-understanding card once.
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    06-12-17, 17:46
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Spongers in General Chat
    I think they have been culled quite successfully. Since the "civil list" was abolished about 6 (??) years ago, most of the hangers-on have been...
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    06-12-17, 17:26
    Most of us know that situation before we get back from our honeymoon. 38 years is quite an achievement !!
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    06-12-17, 16:41
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    It's interesting to speculate isn't it ? It might have played out the way you suggest, although personally, I doubt it. First of all, I don't think...
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    06-12-17, 16:23
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Spongers in General Chat
    As always - depends on whose figures you believe and how you do the maths. The Sovereign Grant - the amount we give to the Royals to keep them in...
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    06-12-17, 08:52
    Frank - Yes - two of each. I haven't "been there done that" so can't speak from any personal experience, but, with the front subframe out of the...
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    05-12-17, 21:37
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    Not being "difficult" or controversial - just don't understand why this is society "moving on". A woman who was at the centre of a political...
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    05-12-17, 21:18
    http://www.xjkltd.co.uk/jaguar-xk8-xkr-front-suspension-vee-mounting-mja2360ah/...
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    05-12-17, 15:46
    Not a simple volts-to-switch-to-pump circuit - it all goes through the body processor module. But - first things to check are fuses 5 and 7 (both...
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    05-12-17, 08:46
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    The UK is perfectly capable of supplying all of it's essential fruit and veg. But not, I suggest, at a price people are prepared to pay. When you...
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    04-12-17, 17:55
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Alec - don't disagree with any of that but I think the horse has long bolted. If you buy Alaskan Salmon in Tesco it says "Made in China" on the...
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    04-12-17, 17:39
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    Alec. I have no personal knowledge but you're probably correct ............. a journalist will write a story, sometimes based on proper research but...
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    04-12-17, 12:03
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Lesser News in General Chat
    Alec. I think there are two different things - all newspapers have a political agenda - for example, the Guardian leans to the left, the Daily...
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    04-12-17, 11:26
    DevonDavid replied to a thread Breaking News in General Chat
    Yes - I agree that more came in than went out. However, that's not the same as "net migration increased" - it didn't. I voted 'leave' so I'm not...
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