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 Post subject: Re: Quote of the week!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:22 pm 
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"Just remember, what you are seeing and what you are reading is not what's happening."

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 Post subject: Re: Quote of the week!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:48 pm 
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At least now we know how Elon got his Musk.

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When S2 passed by the black hole at a distance just 120 times that of the Earth from the Sun, it reached an astonishing orbital velocity of 8,000 km/s. That corresponds to about 2.7% of the speed of light.
That is shifting!

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 Post subject: Re: Quote of the week!
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I believe I remarked earlier this year how civilisation may have jumped the shark …
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Three thieves stole a shark from an aquarium by removing it from a tank and disguising it as a baby in a pushchair

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 Post subject: Re: Quote of the week!
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An update to this story:
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Creature returned safely after police receive tip-offs about bright orange getaway vehicle
The shark, by the way, is called Helen.

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 Post subject: Re: Quote of the week!
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The shark that launched a thousand ships?

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<chortles> Trump Derangement Syndrome? <guffaws>
Endless chortling and guffawing. Best laugh I've had for weeks.

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MPs who bring prostitutes into parliament will face the sack under Westminster’s first code of conduct
How odd that they would make a specific rule for this … I don't think I've ever worked anywhere that felt it necessary to explicitly state "no prostitutes in the workplace".

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