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    France 23 - 21 Argentina Audacious drop goal...

    France 23 - 21 Argentina

    Audacious drop goal from the French with 8 minutes to go gave them the lead, then Argentina miss a long-range penalty in the dying seconds.

    Wonderfully tense match.
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    Rugby World Cup 2019

    Starts in Tokyo today, 20th September.

    I've been following the build-up closely, particularly Eddie Jones's England squad. I had residents' tickets and saw both of England's warm-up matches at...
  3. Thread: Brown Face?

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    Think your response was at the same time as my...

    Think your response was at the same time as my edit - we mention the same thing ...
  4. Thread: Brown Face?

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    I'm with Rand, I'm struggling to see any...

    I'm with Rand, I'm struggling to see any conclusions that can be drawn from the colour of the characters - heroes & villains - in Disney's Aladdin.

    They're all Arabian in colouring.

    Or are you...
  5. Thread: teevee sucks

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    Yep we've started MindHunters. Despite the cheap...

    Yep we've started MindHunters. Despite the cheap sci-fi sounding name, it isn't sci-fi and is really rather good.

    Slow-paced and intelligent.
  6. Thread: teevee sucks

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    Still loving Legion. Halfway thru S2 now. It...

    Still loving Legion. Halfway thru S2 now.

    It seemed, on first appearances, that some of the episodes, while sumptuous and interesting, do little to progress the story trajectory. Such as the...
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    :D :up:

    :D :up:
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    Enourmously rampagingly huge congratulations to...

    Enourmously rampagingly huge congratulations to the three of you. :up:
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    2nd attempt at a snap election failed. That's now...

    2nd attempt at a snap election failed. That's now Boris's sixth Commons defeat in the space of a week.

    He's making Theresa May look like a strong leader with a real ability to deliver by...
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    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6977...

    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/69779475_466040484241222_4039942016388300800_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQl31QwKMUhVAU6hiwONnps7qdcX1-yns6Hukg0iqIw-t6_q6Sa4eAOTXb1yC1XS5Ts&_nc_ht=scontent-lh...
  11. Thread: Wheels

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    Seen plenty of these around Amsterdam, but until...

    Seen plenty of these around Amsterdam, but until recently never in London. And now I've seen a few on the streets.

    They appear unwieldy on busy London roads when I've seen them, and traffic seems...
  12. Thread: Wheels

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    E-bikes are fantastic. I've been sniffing...

    E-bikes are fantastic.

    I've been sniffing around bikes for my commute, and wanted to try an E-bike, though one that folds so that I can take it on the train.

    Ordered a GoCycle GX, a sleek...
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    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6745...

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  14. Thread: Brexit Begins

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    ... in our planning for moving our Euro-clearings...

    ... in our planning for moving our Euro-clearings operation from London to Paris ... my boss originally said to me not to worry too much, with all the shambles and disagreements Brexit will never...
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    Pull my finger.

    Pull my finger.
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    We need a caption competition: ...

    We need a caption competition:

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/3853/production/_108491441_trummp.jpg
  17. Under UK law you are legally permitted to defend...

    Under UK law you are legally permitted to defend your home from intrusion with reasonable force.

    If you are attacked by a burglar and in the resulting fight the attacker dies, that would be...
  18. Thread: King of Israel

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    "ordered"

    "ordered"
  19. Fortunately you live in a country with laws that...

    Fortunately you live in a country with laws that do not value property over life.
  20. Thread: Brexit Begins

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    Well, collaborating with Europe is 'fighting for'...

    Well, collaborating with Europe is 'fighting for' Britain, but I suspect that's where our opinions differ.
  21. It's just more 'deterrent' that doesn't work.

    It's just more 'deterrent' that doesn't work.
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    I don't understand why Beijing doesn't go all...

    I don't understand why Beijing doesn't go all dictatorship on HK and send in the troops, crushing the protest, and removing HK's semi-autonomous status to prevent a repeat.

    It's not like the...
  23. Thread: RIP UKIP

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    And yet that has made zero difference to what...

    And yet that has made zero difference to what really matters to Nige, which is making headlines and being the voice of Little England. Creating consecutive political parties is just one way that Nige...
  24. Thread: RIP UKIP

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    Farage's 'job' is acting as a beacon for the...

    Farage's 'job' is acting as a beacon for the bigoted and the xenophobic. If he loses a vote here, he forms a new party there.

    As long as there are idiots who want a Little England which keeps the...
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    Educate yourself. :up:

    Educate yourself. :up:
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