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I read the news today (oh boy) - Current world events
21 December 2015
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EDIT: Never mind.

I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.

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21 December 2015
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By-the-way.......The US are highly rated these days and rightly so in Football.

 

One boast though........We did invent or codify most sports in Britain and the world's the richer for it.

 

Boris summed it up.....if you haven't seen it before.

 

21 December 2015
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Its the shortest day of the year today (22nd December) with the Winter solstice occurring at 04:49 (GMT time). After this the days begin to get lengthen. Thankfully.

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21 December 2015
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It's a rather long day here, funny coincidence a-hard-days-night-paul-11

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22 December 2015
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meanmistermustard said
Its the shortest day of the year today (22nd December) with the Winter solstice occurring at 04:49 (GMT time). After this the days begin to get lengthen. Thankfully.
 
  

I've been touting the longer days theory all day. My co-workers are looking at me as though I've lost my mind. It's hard to tell the difference from any other day, though.

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22 December 2015
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They day lasts the same time. It's the day light that changes. Maybe that's why people get confused.

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Annadog40 said
They day lasts the same time. It's the day light that changes. Maybe that's why people get confused.

Speaking of, you just reminded me. Next year is a leap year, so remember that, everybody. 

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22 December 2015
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Necko said 

  Next year is a leap year, so remember that, everybody. 

Anyone here born on 29 February?

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22 December 2015
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I'd be five years old if I was. 

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31 December 2015
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The BBC online site is down, all of it. Feels weird its not working.

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31 December 2015
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Probably someone who works for BBC Online deciding today was a good day to upgrade, and not realising what one/some of the new bits would do.

It's not just here that upgrades don't always go as intended. @Joe can take comfort from the fact that even the BBC goes down at times...

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31 December 2015
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Sources at the BBC saying it was a "distributed denial of service" web attack. Probably some bored 12 year olds with nothing to do after the Christmas period.

Strange how so many want the BBC gone yet 5 minutes of it not working and they are raging that they cannot access it and demanding it's fixed immediately.

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Sad times for Apple. They only sold 74.8 million iPhones in the last year making a rubbish net profit of $18.4bn. Tough times. ahdn_paul_01

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Has anyone seen the video of the nine-year old girl sobbing because her mother got her tickets to see Donald Trump? I'm older than nine, I hope, and there would be a higher chance of me crying because I'm going to see Ringo.

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27 January 2016
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If someone was taking me to see Trump, I'd sob too - not tears of joy, mind you.

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27 January 2016
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Trump makes me cry, too. And not happy, joyful tears.

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27 January 2016
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KaleidoscopeMusic said
Has anyone seen the video of the nine-year old girl sobbing because her mother got her tickets to see Donald Trump? I'm older than nine, I hope, and there would be a higher chance of me crying because I'm going to see Ringo.

Trump makes me laugh because he's so stupid (in my opinion). I haven't seen that video, tho. I'll probably look up that video, now that you mention it a-hard-days-night-george-10

Personally, if I was old enough to vote, I'd probably vote for Bernie (if he makes it far enough into votes or whatever you call it).

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natureaker said

Personally, if I was old enough to vote, I'd probably vote for Bernie (if he makes it far enough into votes or whatever you call it).

I like Bernie, but I don't think the economy would do well if it's socialist (I mean, look at it now). He's probably got the cleanest track-record of anyone, though.

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KaleidoscopeMusic said

natureaker said

Personally, if I was old enough to vote, I'd probably vote for Bernie (if he makes it far enough into votes or whatever you call it).

I like Bernie, but I don't think the economy would do well if it's socialist (I mean, look at it now). He's probably got the cleanest track-record of anyone, though.

People get so bent about socialism. There are many areas where the free market fails and government has a role. Spread the money around a bit more and it gets spent on more basic items which creates jobs. Spend it on a Ferrari and there are fewer knock-on effects.

 

And yes, I'm looking at it now. Maybe it's such a mess BECAUSE you don't have the right mix.

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The rodent has spoken. For only the 18th Groundhog Day since 1887, Punxsutawney Phil saw no shadow shadow this morning. EARLY SPRING!

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