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21) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers thread part 19 (Message 1577596)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile The Simonator
You are probably right.
Cows have 4 stomaches and maybe not acid at all.

The rumen, or first stomach (technically they have one stomach with four compartments but let's not get picky) which contains the masses of bacteria that break down cellulose and other hard to digest bits of grass is around neutral pH. Later stomachs are acidic though.
22) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1577593)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Much more background on this story,

http://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/terror-at-home-numan-haiders-journey-from-suburban-teen-to-jihad/story-fnii5sms-1227069638644

Now that should fill in the large gaps of the original link has. ;-)

Cheers.


One person's comment about him from Facebook:
“He was an average normal youth who spent his time hanging out with his friends, attending local mosques, and doing what every other youth does. Yet he was categorised as a “terrorist” by this deceiving unjust government, and considered a threat to the local community,” Thorne wrote.
Well, he was! He proved that by stabbing two policemen.
23) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers thread part 19 (Message 1577587)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Watch out! Too early.
It can start fermenting again in your stomach.
Cows sometimes eat grass with yeasts in it.
There bellies swells up like ballons and they get very sick unless treated.

Cheers.
Mumintrollet AKA "Cowboy"

Our stomach is pH 1, doubt any yeast can live for long in that.
24) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Jumbled word game (Message 1577585)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Aluminium is correct.
25) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1577557)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
I'm not saying we should bleat on about human rights, as far as i'm concerned the bad guy got what was coming to him.
It's just that in Britain we have a vast swathe of hand-wringing Guardian readers who would be outraged by the police's actions. Or as outraged as a bunch of wet vegan hippie types can muster up the energy to be.

Not that i want the police to go round shooting people as normal practice, but in this case it seems to me a fair response.
26) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1577536)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
You can add 26,000,000 more if the USE gets its finger out...

Aussie police don't mess around

...otherwise, be prepared to see this at home(all European countries).

When it does happen (& it will), I hope we have another Winnie in power!

One of the comments caught my eye:
If that was Britain the Lefties would be screaming about human rights
I fear he's correct.
27) Message boards : Cafe SETI : is it a hoax? (Message 1577240)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
And here they are :)
Lord Flashheart's Grand Entrance.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKfbSHW9uGA
I also remember Rik in a Comedy show where he was an anarkist living together with one punker, one rocker and one hippie...

32 seconds: typically high quality set!

You're thinking of The Young Ones
28) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe - restocked & opened 27/7/2014 (Message 1577072)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Doesn't need to, pizza in my house never gets anywhere near its sell by date.
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The Doctor Will be Back ... (Message 1577042)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Don't blink!



I know i'm referring to an episode two doctors ago, but this seemed the most appropriate thread.
30) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1577037)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Bentgate

Well, if people do this...

"Just casually sticking a £700 smartphone in your pocket is an increasingly reckless thing to do."

..what more can one expect?

Even the most recent smartphones are not designed to be put in pockets where they are going to be under the most chassis strain
So where exactly are they designed to be put?
31) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe - restocked & opened 27/7/2014 (Message 1577031)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
I have a desktop in the study/office, media-centre in the lounge, laptop freely roaming, phone ditto, wireless IP security camera and wireless light-switches that randomly alternate when i'm not in the house or can be switched by smartphone when i am. I kinda need the WiFi active on my router.
32) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Jumbled word game (Message 1577021)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Provided i was correct, new word:

Ulnaimimu
33) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Jumbled word game (Message 1577018)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Alright, take care; I hope you're ok.

A long one, but hopefully easy for most of us... ;~}

tarelearsixrertt

They're much easier to spot when they have unusual letters, in this case 'x'.
Zs are good too.

Extra-terrestial.

I'm particularly good with 9-letter words, but that's what years (actually over two decades) of watching Countdown does to you.
34) Message boards : Cafe SETI : is it a hoax? (Message 1577017)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
Having a BA, in biology, I know that there are instances of multiple-breasted
individuals. However, it's always been an even number, and the excess, over
two, are removed.

I'm amazed that anyone would want more than two.

True, and they go downwards, not sideways.
35) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1577008)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
There's a bit of a 'teenage boy', in every man.

I read that in the voice of Julian Clary!
36) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: DENIAL (#3) (Message 1577000)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The Simonator
And here's a screen grab of the summary page.
37) Message boards : Politics : Stupid or Not Stupid? #2 (Message 1576578)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The Simonator
I wonder how many of them drove there...
38) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1576575)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The Simonator
In theory, the Queen has the ultimate authority over parliament, in practice she doesn't use it.

To The British in This Thread:

What would happen if The Queen/King attempted to Exercise this Authority?

Interesting question, and one to which i do not have an answer.

Some sections of society would thank her, others wouldn't. Though given the direction political protest has gone in recent years, i fear i'd expect to see phrases such as "protestors took to twitter to express their outrage" in the news media.

Because, as we all know, there's nothing that a social media campaign can't fix. Just look at how many 'likes' those food-aid charity pages get on facebook, and how there's now no famine anywhere in the world!
39) Message boards : Politics : Lump of rock or artwork? (Message 1576556)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The Simonator
I'd say your holiday snaps are more art than a sadistic iron.
40) Message boards : Politics : Bad idea for a TV series? (Message 1576555)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The Simonator
If this can be published:


Then very little else could surprise me.


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