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    Will you two buggers stop arguing about the name...

    Will you two buggers stop arguing about the name of the currency?

    Explanation for people who are too busy scoring points off each other to finish their statements properly:-

    Renminbi is the...
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    Bah! Humbug! Fucking little englanders wanting...

    Bah! Humbug!

    Fucking little englanders wanting to build fortresses along the channel to keep the horrible foreigners from polluting our pure and clean way of living. Instead of working with our...
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    Alternatively, the rhetorical question could have...

    Alternatively, the rhetorical question could have been answered with something like this:-

    Trump makes way for Turkey operation against Kurds in Syria
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    I wonder what changed to make that happen...

    I wonder what changed to make that happen...
  5. It's a bullnose moulding.

    It's a bullnose moulding.
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    And Ten pound tourists... :D

    And Ten pound tourists... :D
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    What's all that strange flat white stuff where...

    What's all that strange flat white stuff where the floor is supposed to be?
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    That sound as if the tool is slightly too far...

    That sound as if the tool is slightly too far above centre height.
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    I suppose there is some justification for an...

    I suppose there is some justification for an executive to be in favour of a lower interest rate if that executive is attempting to gain support by increasing the deficit in order to fund both tax...
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    Ass-you-me #5576 was actually a repsonse to...

    Ass-you-me

    #5576 was actually a repsonse to #5574
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    Maybe you didn't notice the largest depression...

    Maybe you didn't notice the largest depression since the great depression of 1929? 2000 was a bubble 2007-8 was a bubble. I had 10 years with no growth in real terms pay, but it was absolutely...
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    It must be difficult to live in a brain where the...

    It must be difficult to live in a brain where the whole world is out to get you. If you are so pissed off about all the immigrants, why not move to somewhere that doesn't have many, like Poland or...
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    What was Stuxnet then? And what do you call...

    What was Stuxnet then?

    And what do you call pulling out of the JCPOA and blackmailing companies and countries around the world to stop doing business with Iran?

    Believe me, those are attacks.
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    Pot, meet kettle, who is of colour...

    Pot, meet kettle, who is of colour...
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    The dollar is over valued. But there's not a lot...

    The dollar is over valued. But there's not a lot that can be done about that unless anyone else can come up with a reserve currency.
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    So, with sensible people running the show,...

    So, with sensible people running the show, instead of the amateurs we have in London! Cheap at twice the price!
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    It should be noted that we have not had brexit...

    It should be noted that we have not had brexit yet, so all those predictions are still due to happen...
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    It might work better if certain parties didn't...

    It might work better if certain parties didn't try to treat Iran like a small building contractor who can be stiffed on contract terms after the hotel is built...
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    Mea Culpa. Should have tracked back to Mattij's...

    Mea Culpa. Should have tracked back to Mattij's post. VAT free threshold €22 Duty free threshold €150. Oops,

    Sorry, blood sugar was low. :dopeslap:

    And, yes, you chaps have a pretty high de...
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    Since VAT is a percentage of price, it's always...

    Since VAT is a percentage of price, it's always given as a percentage. Otherwise, your 22 (no percent) would be more correctly stated as 0.22.

    :cheers:
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    Thing is, that whilst China has just under the...

    Thing is, that whilst China has just under the GDP of the US, it's got 4.3 times the population. So it isn't all that rich on a per capita basis.
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    Actually, they don't. The diameters of the...

    Actually, they don't. The diameters of the matching steps on each pulley need to be sized so that the belt length is the same for each speed, but the pulleys don't need to be identical. I have made a...
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    But why? what is the justification for this...

    But why? what is the justification for this interference in nations half way around the world from it?
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    I think the big advantage China has over the US...

    I think the big advantage China has over the US is that they don't have UPS and Fedex to rip them off over charges for getting items through customs at the other end. :eek:
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    I won't guarantee it for the Bridgeports, but...

    I won't guarantee it for the Bridgeports, but most step pulleys of this type are the same sizes but flipped over. Subject to shaft size, any needed clearances for bearings etc.
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