Re: Dubious award
Take some aspirin for your headache or attend an anger management course.
23 posts • joined 5 Jul 2016
Mankind then starts all over again and fucks up the environment and when that planet is fucked you look for another one. Let's completely fuck up our current planet before we waste time looking through the pile of shite we've left for another.
Mankind: the only species of life that started at the top and worked its way down.
"UK Owners should be banding together and suing VW"
Get real. The Americans can do it because they are (as a nation) independent from VW (as a company). VW is a German company whose interests are served by Angela Merkel who in turn yields total authority in how the EU is run and financed. The German government will not permit VW to be sued in a class action style lawsuit like the US can do. Any attempt to punish VW will be resisted within the EU. It will not damage the Eurozone because that is controlled by Germany and France and is artificially managed and manipulated by the ECB whose president, Mario Draghi, is essentially a puppet for Germany and France. Financial punishments for VW within the EU will be for window-dressing functions only. Don't expect any compensation from VW. The EU will not sanction it.
The last Will and Testament of a dying company is to be admitted to the Company Hospice where it can wallow in its own shite. It has no future but The Big Corporate Death. So, while there is still time, dig out the lawyers and pick a fight with a lesser firm in the hope that what the lawyers make will not consume everything a court might award.
The sooner ShiteBerry gets flushed down the pan, the better.
Pity. The 747 is a workhorse whose reliability and service life is legendary. Unfortunately, the horse-pulled Clapham Omnibus went the same way when horses did nothing more harmful than shovel hay in at one end and provide for roses from t'other. The invention of the new-fangled petrol-powered engine did for it as modern aircraft have done for the 747.
When the last one rolls off the production line a lot of people will fondly remember the passing of a great aircraft.
The B52 bomber was introduced in the 1950s and is still in service. Don't expect the 747 to disappear from the radar screens anytime soon. Except, unfortunately, for those still in service with Air Malaysia.
I run Win7 on my iMac using BootCamp and Win7 is where I'm sticking. If I'm ever forced to upgrade I will scrap the partition and switch to one of the Linux offcuts if they'll run on my iMac partition and if not, I'll delete the partition and let the iMac OS take it back.
My old laptop is a different story. I reformatted and reinstalled Win7 and then let it upgrade to Win10. To be honest it doesn't look bad and appears to be a little snappier than Win7 but I don't really care. From what I've seen I'd never part with £100 for what is a great solution to a problem I never had. I can see no compelling reason to use Win10. Apart from all the hype and super-speak it really is very underwhelming and for my needs, rather pointless. So long as Win10 is free I'll let my laptop languish in the corner, mostly unwanted. There it can rust with Win10 onboard.
As they say, "Use Microsoft Win10. 350 million users can't be wrong" to which the corollary applies "Eat shite. 350 million flies can't be wrong."
I recommend you read Roger Bootle's book "The trouble with Europe". It's surprisingly prescient considering it was revised a few months before the referundum. Never underestimate the resilience of good 'ol Blighty. The clue's in the name, Great Britain. Great is what we are because Great is what we do. MPs come and go as do governments but there's one rock of solidity No. 10 can rely on and that's the Chief Mouser To The Treasury, namely, Larry the cat.
"Autopilot did not detect a wood stake on the road, hit more than 20 wood stakes, tire on front passenger side and lights FLYED away..." (my emphasis)
It's not very different to what we hear in the UK every day. For example:
I was sat. They was sat. I was stood. They was stood.
A few years ago a Dyson technician came to our home to repair a grinding noise coming from the machine. A few minutes later he replaced some parts and switched the machine on. Everything was tickety-boo. He switched the machine off and said "That's put an end to them racket noise."
In 2011 the MOD sold £1bn of Harrier jets and spares to the US Marine Corps for a knockdown price of £34m. The F35 is value for money. If only we had some ships to store it on for safe-keeping until the Septics ask for them back. No matter how poor countries are they always have money for armaments.
The F35 will keep the MOD happy until something new comes along.
The information is worth a lot and we the "owners" will get no payment in return. Once the lawyers and health insurance companies get their hands on it then anonymity will pass away. Even with the best intentions in the world the government will not be able to protect identities fully and once Google get their way they'll get it all regardless anyway.
Consider writing to your GP and insist your data is not collected for distribution. It won't help but Royal Mail at least will benefit from the sale of the stamp.
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