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Forum: Lounge 2021-10-14, 20:45
Replies: 51
Views: 668
Posted By xilman
I don't care.

I don't care.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-14, 17:01
Replies: 1,026
Views: 83,019
Posted By xilman
At the funeral of one of my younger brothers he...

At the funeral of one of my younger brothers he arrived on a motorcycle hearse and entered the crematorium to Bat out of Hell by Meatloaf. Half-way through we had the first part of Stairway to Heaven...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-10-14, 15:20
Replies: 405
Views: 56,592
Posted By xilman
Neighbour wins privacy row over smart doorbell...

Neighbour wins privacy row over smart doorbell and cameras (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58911296)
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-14, 13:44
Replies: 51
Views: 668
Posted By xilman
Life is like an alimentary canal. It doesn't...

Life is like an alimentary canal. It doesn't matter what you put into it, you only get two things out of it, and one of those is hot air.

Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease.

Life...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-10-14, 08:05
Replies: 511
Views: 86,856
Posted By xilman
A 4.5 occurred overnight. This one was quite deep...

A 4.5 occurred overnight. This one was quite deep at 37km. More detail at https://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/sociedad/terremoto-record-palma-localizado-seismo-magnitud-4-5-jueves_1_8394252.html
...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-10-13, 19:16
Replies: 511
Views: 86,856
Posted By xilman
Mag 4.4 in La Palma, the strongest of five >= 4.0...

Mag 4.4 in La Palma, the strongest of five >= 4.0 since the eruption started.
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 17:07
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
I have little doubt that the reverse is true.

I have little doubt that the reverse is true.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 16:59
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
You may very well say that. I couldn't possibly...

You may very well say that. I couldn't possibly comment.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By xilman
Hey, don't blame me. You raised the issue.

Hey, don't blame me. You raised the issue.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 15:45
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
And your response to the spam and pescetarian...

And your response to the spam and pescetarian issues? I hope they consist of more than a single emoticon.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 15:32
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
I have read all your comments. In my view,...

I have read all your comments.

In my view, vegetarians and vegans (including but not restricted to Jains) are deluded.

I have no issues with people eating non-mammalian meat.

I also suggest...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 15:21
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By xilman
Did you learn your lesson*, though? SPAMMERS...

Did you learn your lesson*, though?

SPAMMERS ARE NO LONGER A PROBLEM. I HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH THEM ENTIRELY SUCCESSFULLY FOR OVER 30 YEARS NOW.

* Indicate precisely what you mean to say. Yours...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:52
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
Clearly false. You could give up trying to do the...

Clearly false. You could give up trying to do the impossible and admit that you eat animal tissue.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:51
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
The distinction should indeed be made. It is a...

The distinction should indeed be made. It is a distinction I was careful to take into account.

All the examples I gave are angiosperms.

Your turn.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By xilman
Yeah, thanks. I also can return your...

Yeah, thanks. I also can return your contribution in sevenfold size. Here you go:

What you wish me right now here in the next commentary will return to you in sevenfold size.
Amen!

Not...
Forum: Astronomy 2021-10-13, 14:38
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By xilman
I believe the technical term is "opportunity...

I believe the technical term is "opportunity cost".
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-10-13, 14:36
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By xilman
Curious! I've been using Ubuntu for many...

Curious!

I've been using Ubuntu for many years, and Firefux for the last two, and have never come across this one. Might it be a window manager or desktop environment misfeature? XFCE here.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:32
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
Except for those which do not use that as a...

Except for those which do not use that as a dispersal mechanism for their offspring.

Are you familiar with the existence of Sticky Willies, dandelions and coconuts?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:29
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
But fruit will (almost certainly) contain...

But fruit will (almost certainly) contain nematodes ---- which are animals by definition ---- and so it is almost certain that by eating fruit you will also eat meat.

Read the wonderful statement...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:14
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
In that case, everything is meat. Bacteria and...

In that case, everything is meat. Bacteria and nematodes are ubiquitous.

A bacterium is not an animal according to the biological classification in use for the last century. Biologically,...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:10
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By xilman
I do! They are all made by you. What...

I do!

They are all made by you.

What prize do I win?
Forum: Astronomy 2021-10-13, 14:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By xilman
Just Wait, Still Terrestrial.

Just Wait, Still Terrestrial.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 14:08
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
Not sure about the accuracy of the third. I...

Not sure about the accuracy of the third.

I would classify salami, prosciutto, biltong and steak tartare as all containing predominantly meat. None of them are cooked in any conventional sense.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 10:11
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_%28parrot%29

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_%28parrot%29
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-13, 10:10
Replies: 73
Views: 1,002
Posted By xilman
Insects are meat. Mice are meat. Shrimps are...

Insects are meat. Mice are meat. Shrimps are meat. Our digestive tract enzymes are evolved to process meat.

Some carnivores use other, larger, carnivores to open up carcasses.

Technology is...
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