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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby G-Man » Sat Apr 16, 2016 7:59 pm

re-rose rose wrote:Bat and G-man...I'm sorry for your wicked steps and the betrayal of of those who were supposed to nurture and protect you. If I could change your pasts, I would.

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Yes indeed, Rose. Hung out to dry pretty well gets it.

Sadly, as a borderline Aspie[1] I'm close to "Red cord in the bathroom*" territory, I don't think it was ever going to go well for me without some kind of intervention. At the moment I'm keeping the wolf from the door with some difficulty. I'm disinclined to go to what remains of my family in the hope of any assistance. They are "grim northerners" and therefore very uncomfortable about being associated with the stigma of "mental health" issues. I think they would be more inclined to commit a mercy killing.

So I'll ride it for as long as I can then jump off the bus. And who knows, I'm actually quite bright, I could still come up with something to get me through my twilight years.

*An emergency alarm system found in sheltered dwellings in the UK
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[1]See what I mean? That's rather a lot too much information :)
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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby fruitbat » Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:18 pm

I've found my past gives as well as it takes.
I was taught to be able to perform moderately complex tasks to a high standard whilst under huge stress.
If you are in a crashing vehicle with me at the controls and there is a way for us all to walk away, I will find it.
Equally truly, if I am at the controls then you are unlikely to be in an accident.

The people I can form relationships with, and even most of those with whom I cannot, enjoy decent and generally fair treatment at my hands.
I'd really like to be less pathetic sometimes and more effective and less affected, but it ain't like flicking a switch..

G-man, getting off the bus before your correct stop I am informed can mean an awful long and lonely walk with increased hazard.
The trick, if you can pull it off seems to be to have SUCH A NICE PERSONALITY that other people will provide shelter and food for you because having you around benefits them.
If you can manage to mean it, you get style points too..

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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby re-rose rose » Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:35 pm

ha=ha=ha. Lessons from a cat:

The trick, if you can pull it off seems to be to have SUCH A NICE PERSONALITY that other people will provide shelter and food for you because having you around benefits them.


If only we could grow fur and purr, we'd have them hooked. :lol:

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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby Linda Brown » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:46 pm

hey Rose...some women have already managed that trick.....by their sheer sexual prowess I guess...they manage to get everything they ever dream of. Amazing to me that all that works.....but obviously it works on some men!

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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby re-rose rose » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:25 am

ah, yes, the "weaker sex" at work. Creator may have had the last laugh there.

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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby G-Man » Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:32 am

Britain has chosen freedom :D

I thought Britain was lost to hypocritical champagne Socialism and dishonest politicians queueing to get their elbows in the Brussels trough but I was wrong. It was a close thing.

We will be punished for our treachery, the markets are going crazy.

Our Glorious Leaders may yet decide to ignore the will of the people.

We will see.

Common sense may yet prevail
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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby fruitbat » Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:14 pm

G-Man wrote:Britain has chosen freedom :D

I thought Britain was lost to hypocritical champagne Socialism and dishonest politicians queueing to get their elbows in the Brussels trough but I was wrong. It was a close thing.
*snip*


Not only did you think it, but you chose to share your wrong thinking with all and sundry a few weeks back..
Nevertheless in the spirit of fair play and forgiveness for which us English are famed, on behalf of my country I accept your admission of wrong thinking, and counsel that we put it behind us quickly and move forward to face the challenge that we now face. Again.

The bloody Spaniards!! Not only have we got to get our fishing grounds back, but now they are saying some rubbish involving Gibralter!! We gonna have to sort them out quickly 'cos who knows what the dastardly germans have in store for us, now we are spoiling their plans to dominate Europe (Undt zen, ze vorldt !!)

(Of course I can only write this without fear of retribution, because I know my German other half isn't going to read this forum)

Right-ho then, back to the gramophone to put on that seventy eight of Charlie Kuntz on the Mighty Wurlitzer playing "There'll always be an England" for the umpteenth time..

FB!

P.S. Actually, putting all banter and humour aside, for a moment, whilst I think it may be an absolute disaster in the short term, I felt an incredibly strong, and most unfamiliar feeling of pride in my country when I learned the news. I'm wondering if we can build on it and now ask the question; "Do we really want to be lead by a man who has alledgedly placed his genitalia in contact with a dead pigs head" and maybe just maybe stop allowing such people to exert "authority" over us.
<sensible mode *OFF*>
When we have sorted out that question then maybe we need to take a second look at Scotland and it's issues. For a start we ought to pull that nuclear sub base out of faslane and put it somewhere in the English mainland. If nothing else, at least then if the Jocks get really uppity we can threaten them with nuclear annihilation in a credible way.. At elast Spain hasn't got a nuclear strike force, they can TALK about Gib but they ain't gonna do squat.. According to that Kraftwerk Track RadioActivity on the album minmum maximum, (haven't got it? OK here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNUzfcNGKHo) we make approx 5,000 warheads worth of plute every year at sellafield. I wonder where it all went over the last ten years?? We must be seriously tooled up wid de nuclear items by now! O.K. back to sanity peeps, I have to see why my walkera x350 flightcontroller won't stabilise the copter or read its new GPS. And do I order the ublox M7 or stick with a variant of the M6.. (Apparently they have fiddled with the order of the data sentences with the M8 series, and you can only get the touted centimeter level accuracy if you implemement Differential GPS so I see no reason to go the extra expense for M8)
P.P.S this seems to explain the whole brexit thing rather neatly: https://vimeo.com/85914510
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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby nate » Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:11 pm

Hi Fruitbat. Indeed, it seems like Sellafield's plutonium stockpile remains an awkward little problem as recently as three years ago: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-21505271

Britain has accumulated the biggest stockpile of civil plutonium in the world. What was once a valued asset is now viewed as a costly liability and a target for terrorists.

Previous attempts to deal with the stockpile have gone wrong and the government now faces a dilemma. Should it try to turn the stuff into nuclear fuel or write off the plutonium altogether?

Amid tight security at the Sellafield nuclear plant in Cumbria, is a store holding most of Britain's stockpile of plutonium.

The UK is currently home to 112 tonnes of what is the most toxic substance ever created - and most of it is held in a modern grey building to one side of the site.


I remember back in 2010, a few months after Fukushima, having a very vivid dream/nightmare in which a reactor accident at Sellafield featured heavily.

And man, the impact this one 1975 Kraftwerk album had on early-1980s synthpop and New Wave music! I think I can trace a whole family tree of American and British songs about computers, atoms and radio to 'Radioactivity' and its little plaintive one-finger keyboard riff.... Thomas Dolby's 'The Golden Age of Wireless'... Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark's 'Enola Gay' to 'Dazzle Ships'... Rational Youth's 'Cold War Night Life'... most of Ultravox... and those are just the names people remember.(Eg, compare that riff with Blue Peter's 'Radio Silence': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JM4HWOYSVU and you hear the echoes..

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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby G-Man » Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:13 pm

Ich lese (hauptsächlich) Die Welt, auch der Leser-Kommentare. Daher glaube ich, dass der Durchschnittliche Bürger ist gleichermaßen unzufrieden

Zum Beispiel: "[Der Sieg d]ie echten Leute, die normalen Leute, die anständigen Leute."[sagt Farage]

Ja. Da kann man Herrn Farage nur uneingeschränkt zustimmen." [sagt Herrn Durchschnitt]
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Jetzt kennen wir das die "politisch korrekte Mehrheit" war ein Fiktion - ein zynischer Sieg der Propaganda. Der gesunde Menschenverstand hat sich durchgesetzt.

Ich sage zu Deutschland:

Deutschland! Sie müssen uns folgen!

Right, had to get that off my chest. It has been a tough time. I couldn't vote because I've been out of Alcatraz for more than fifteen years; but I have propagandized endlessly and mercilessly, with every weapon at my disposal, including telling the truth via online news outlets and my access to UK tourists (who could see exactly what I was talking about within a few hours of arriving here). My tram was often like Nigel Farage's surgery. And they wanted to hear it.

As far as The Enrichment is concerned, I leave it at "We have sensible legislation. This keeps out the bottom feeders. I will leave it as an exercise for you to walk through the streets of our towns and work out which parts of Melting Pot Britain's demographic are not in evidence" and they all to a man nod and say "We know exactly what you mean". And how could they not. The evidence is right there before them.

Online is a different matter. The weapon that got the Cultural Marxists most wound up was the fact that I lived in a paradise and they lived in what is fast becoming a third world shithole - and the simple reason for that (work permits, no benefits or social housing for five years). They have thrived on keeping Britons in the dark, in some kind of insular, jingoistic limbo - the huge wallop of cognitive dissonance I threw into the mix opened a few eyes, that's for sure. The Cultural Marxists could offer no defence so they had to go straight to their last ditch, a blend of condescension, threat and argumentum ad hominem; and they were seen for what they were. Thank God.

A stitch in time saves nine, as they say; but these condescending holier-than-thou creeps would sooner have sawn off a limb (although perhaps not their own) than acceded to the real and reasonable concerns of we "oiky, nasty, thick, racist Little Englanders" and I think that obdurate pursuit of their agenda of cultural dilution contributed a great deal to the death of one of our MPs under very distressing circumstances. As sad as that is, the lady in question happily swanned off to forrin parts on the electorate's shilling to earn herself Mother Teresa points - and waged a war against "Islamophobia and the Extreme Right"; at the same time under-age teenage girls in her constituency were being made victims of a Muslim rape and abuse ring.

The way in which some people laid on the faux sympathy and outrage and attempted to play that killing for all it was worth; whilst simultaneously laughing when some autistic British lad tried to see off Donald Trump; did not show them in a very good light. And not just in the red-tops, either.

Sorry for laying this on you. The next step is to get Trump in the Whitehouse. Then I hope that common sense can really prevail.
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Re: The Sound of the Night Sky

Postby fruitbat » Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:43 pm

I like to recount the rumour at every opportunity that clever english scientists at sellafield accidentally found a process that makes gold out of plute.

It kinda makes Gordy Brown selling off the glod so cheap a few years back make perfect sense and of course, if such a process turned out to be less ficticious than I believe it to be, then simply disclosing that the process exists and rolling out the 100 tonnes + of freshly made gold would be an economic "nuclear weapon" that could at a stroke cripple certain potential enemies.

And, to be fair it strikes me as a less fantastic idea than the one where we make 110 tonnes of the stuff and get stuck with it...

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