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    Originally posted by Lazare View Post
    The clumsiness thing is very weird.
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    What you described in this post is a question of mindfulness imo.

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      Originally posted by Goodluck2me View Post

      No, not subject to work policy, it’s a doozy. That setting doesn’t appear anymore in W10!
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        that is a breathtaking amount of tabs

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          Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
          Can't see Carberry ever playing again for a prolonged period. Sadly, he's just too slight for the pro game.
          There's absolutely a place for someone his size at test level - he's pretty much the same profile as Ntamac. Joey however, is unfortunately made of crystal. Munster still haven't given an ETA on his return from injury. Not sure what to take from that but they wouldn't give an ETA on Murray's neck injury in the past.

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            Originally posted by Goodluck2me View Post

            No, not subject to work policy, it’s a doozy. That setting doesn’t appear anymore in W10!
            Try this setting for screensaver timeout -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ans...indows-10.html

            It should do what you're looking for provided your power settings don't conflict. Control Panel > System and Security > Power Option.

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              If anyone is doing a 3rd level course these OpenUni books are likely applicable to most courses, free via Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?i=digital...ty&ref=is_pp_2

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                Originally posted by Hectorjelly View Post
                that is a breathtaking amount of tabs
                That's just one window Another three windows in the background
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                  Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                  Just bizarre really. I don't think it reflects well on PP/Betfair/whatever.
                  What does it matter to them? They are just collecting a %. The longer the market is active the better from their perspective. Clearly it is active if money is going in.
                  Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                    Those Tipperary throwback jerseys are a thing of beauty.
                    Be fitting if they held out for the win here (also would be lolCorktastic, but that's just a bonus)

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                      Might be of interest to some on here.........

                      "Amazon customers warned about misleading product reviews ahead of busy Christmas period"

                      The Channel 4 documentary The Truth About Amazon investigated five-star ratings on specific products available on the website, finding that, for example, that popular products such as headphone adapters were boosted by unrelated items such as cat scratching posts, remote-controlled helicopters and even an inflatable birthing ball.

                      The programme also discovered that a ‘dog casino’ for pets, which had been reviewed more than 17,354 times and boasted an average 4.3 star rating, had pooled reviews left for other dog toys from the same range.
                      https://extra.ie/2020/11/22/news/wor...roduct-reviews
                      Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                        85 years is a long time to wait for a Munster.... Its a long long way to Tipperary!
                        No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity, but I know none, therefore am no beast.

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                          Originally posted by Wombatman View Post

                          What does it matter to them? They are just collecting a %. The longer the market is active the better from their perspective. Clearly it is active if money is going in.
                          Indeed as long as there is money there and Trump hasn't conceded they won't close it.

                          What doesn't make sense to me is that there is almost as much traded below 1.12 after most other similarly configured markets had closed and it became clear that any path to Trump being paid as a winner in that market lies in the fractions of fractions of a %. I see how a lot of it must be people buying money from people who want to close their positions but that cannot explain all of it.

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                            Originally posted by Hectorjelly View Post
                            that is a breathtaking amount of tabs
                            7 Guardian tabs. The woke gauntlet has been thrown!

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                              Twitter has me confused as to whether Grafton Street is a ghost town, or party central. It's like that cat in a box.
                              Person...Woman...Man......Camera..TV

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                                  The semis from 100 years ago. It had to be .

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                                    Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post
                                    The semis from 100 years ago. It had to be .
                                    Ugh.

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                                      Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post

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                                      I don't seem to get the same options?

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                                        Originally posted by coillcam View Post

                                        Try this setting for screensaver timeout -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ans...indows-10.html

                                        It should do what you're looking for provided your power settings don't conflict. Control Panel > System and Security > Power Option.
                                        thanks, i'll try that

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                                          Originally posted by Goodluck2me View Post

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                                          I don't seem to get the same options?
                                          Are you actually typing "power" into the search box ? It wont be in the populated menu. Only because I made the same mistake.
                                          This too shall pass.

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                                            Can anyone recommend a good place online to buy a chef's knife, or recommend a good knife.

                                            Budget €100
                                            I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                              I got a zwellig knife in arnotts for around that price in the sales a few years ago.

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                                                Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                Can anyone recommend a good place online to buy a chef's knife, or recommend a good knife.

                                                Budget €100
                                                I've used the smaller (12cm) version of this for 8 years now. I'd expect they are still as good https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wusthof-Cla...%2C192&sr=8-23
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                                                  Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                  Can anyone recommend a good place online to buy a chef's knife, or recommend a good knife.

                                                  Budget €100
                                                  We've had one of these for a few years very happy with it. Had an earlier version which was also good. Lifetime guarantee as well which they honour without quibble.
                                                  18cm chef's knife from Corin Mellor's 'Black Handle' range. Fully forged carbon steel blade with double-hardening process for corrosion resistance.

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                                                    Love Molly Tuttle.

                                                    Great little half hour for those of you who like your grass a shade of blue

                                                     

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                                                        Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                        Can anyone recommend a good place online to buy a chef's knife, or recommend a good knife.

                                                        Budget €100
                                                        buy a good oilstone or wetstone and learn how to sharpen a knife (loads of you tube vids) - it will be better than any money you spend on a knife. Those 4e Ikea yellow handled knives will be all you ever need.

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                                                          Meath match rigged by big money, big tech and the media. They should bring the lawyers in and demand a recount.

                                                          Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                            Originally posted by Gimmeabreak View Post

                                                            buy a good oilstone or wetstone and learn how to sharpen a knife (loads of you tube vids) - it will be better than any money you spend on a knife. Those 4e Ikea yellow handled knives will be all you ever need.
                                                            Back in the day when you'd see butchers using knives I'd only ever see them using the sharpening steel and never noticed them using a stone, was that a back office job or was it perhaps that they used the steel so often and so effectively that they didn't need to?
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                                                              Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post

                                                              Back in the day when you'd see butchers using knives I'd only ever see them using the sharpening steel and never noticed them using a stone, was that a back office job or was it perhaps that they used the steel so often and so effectively that they didn't need to?
                                                              Steel will help maintain prolong an edge (same as a leather strop in a barbers). But stones of a fine grit is how you put an insane edge on a blade. Wood chisels are polished to a razor edge on a whetstone too.



                                                              +1 for Ikea knives with a maintained edge for value.
                                                              The David Mellor knives above are very nice designs from one of the UKs best know industrial designers. Although the steel isn't going to be any different.
                                                              You can pay mad money for a japanese layer steel knife, probably superior but will wear out just the same if you don't maintain it.
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                                                                I'm in the midst of my yearly hunt for pre-season NBA outright markets.

                                                                The liability is always pretty small so if I really fancy a player for an award, I need to look around different bookies plus price discrepancies can be quite big. That said, I'm usually able to get a bookie to take a 2k or 3k liability without issue so 25e at 100/1 or similar.

                                                                I signed up to a relatively big bookmaker today and their liability was 100e so something in the region of €1.25 at 75/1.

                                                                The effort to then withdraw the remaining money is just painful.

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                                                                  Originally posted by oleras View Post

                                                                  Are you actually typing "power" into the search box ? It wont be in the populated menu. Only because I made the same mistake.
                                                                  what should i type in?

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                                                                    Made an accidentally top lunch there.

                                                                    Had some leftover three-bird roast from yesterdays dinner. Chopped it up. Also had a pack of Dunnes 'exotic' mushrooms. Chop chop chop. A bit of sesame oil then fry fry fry. Then after adding in the secret ingredient*, threw in a pack of Amoy Singapore noodles. What a lunch, what a dish, what a success story for starting the week.



                                                                    * yes, the secret ingredient that turned the dish into some amazing and a joy to behold. Ideally this would have been spoilered for the big reveal, but I don't think images in spoilers work anymore:







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                                                                    "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                      Thanks for all the suggestions lads. I'd say I'll opt for a wetstone and a good knife.

                                                                      Dobby tagged me in this tweet and I've sent the lad a message, highly doubt a custom made knife is within budget though..

                                                                      I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                                                        Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post

                                                                        Back in the day when you'd see butchers using knives I'd only ever see them using the sharpening steel and never noticed them using a stone, was that a back office job or was it perhaps that they used the steel so often and so effectively that they didn't need to?
                                                                        Front office short term remedy vs back office long term wellbeing

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                                                                          Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post

                                                                          Back in the day when you'd see butchers using knives I'd only ever see them using the sharpening steel and never noticed them using a stone, was that a back office job or was it perhaps that they used the steel so often and so effectively that they didn't need to?
                                                                          Would be surprised if most weren't using a stone. Worked part time in a butchers many moons ago and both steel and stone were in use.

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                                                                            Seems I managed to get until today in life thinking Dunkirk was in Scotland. It sounds Scottish, no? Not sure what was happening in my head whenever people mentioned about the war and Dunkirk - was I mentally imagining a war in Scotland?

                                                                            "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                              Ordering this for myself

                                                                              https://www.knivesandtools.ie/en/pt/...teel-sh004.htm

                                                                              Looks like just what I've been missing trying to get by for years with just a steel
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                                                                                Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                                                                                Ordering this for myself

                                                                                https://www.knivesandtools.ie/en/pt/...teel-sh004.htm

                                                                                Looks like just what I've been missing trying to get by for years with just a steel
                                                                                a steel is actually a totally unnecessary tool. try this with an onion/lemon - whatever knife you are using, place it flat/couple degree angle on the back of another knife and draw it across it once on each side of the blade. Test your cut again. All a steel does is smooth out the edge of the knife and remove micro folds in the blade edge that offer resistance in your cut. Doing that against the back of another knife is more effective. Most people don't know how to use a steel, or know what it's purpose really is. It's optics and feel good for the most part.

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                                                                                  Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                                                                  Made an accidentally top lunch there.

                                                                                  Had some leftover three-bird roast from yesterdays dinner. Chopped it up. Also had a pack of Dunnes 'exotic' mushrooms. Chop chop chop. A bit of sesame oil then fry fry fry. Then after adding in the secret ingredient*, threw in a pack of Amoy Singapore noodles. What a lunch, what a dish, what a success story for starting the week.



                                                                                  * yes, the secret ingredient that turned the dish into some amazing and a joy to behold. Ideally this would have been spoilered for the big reveal, but I don't think images in spoilers work anymore:







                                                                                  PAX-White-Mausu-Peanut-Rayu-600x777.jpg
                                                                                  Have seen that stuff for years and thought it looked nice, but it isn't vegan so they lost a grand in sales to me. Been eating this stuff from the tub recently, gorgeous

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                                                                                    Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                                                    Can anyone recommend a good place online to buy a chef's knife, or recommend a good knife.

                                                                                    Budget €100
                                                                                    Any decent set of budget knives? They don't need to to be great I chop veg like. Also a stone too then I guess.

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                                                                                        Maybe its Scott Adams of Dilbert fame punting away on betfair

                                                                                        6. Trump lawsuits are being tossed out of court. The fake news does not tell you the strongest evidence of fraud has not yet been presented to the courts. The first lawsuits were probably just to keep the fraud argument alive while lawyers dug for the good stuff.

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                                                                                          what happened to Scott Adams?

                                                                                          TDS?
                                                                                          "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                            I see I lost maybe €2,000 by selling ethereum at about €370 instead of €490 (and rising).
                                                                                            "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                              Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                                                                              I see I lost maybe €2,000 by selling ethereum at about €370 instead of €490 (and rising).
                                                                                              A mate has been bouncing off Ripple for months now all around 25c, way too much invested.
                                                                                              To say he's relieved elated is an understatement.

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                                                                                                Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                                                                what happened to Scott Adams?

                                                                                                TDS?
                                                                                                He is following a slightly exaggerated version of what is a common enough trajectory of an acquired mental illness suffered by many young men.

                                                                                                The typical scenario is that an academically clever, diligent white male adolescent is given access to the deranged ramblings of Ayn Rand. This causes a deep form of arrested development usually characterised by an intense sense of superiority and an equal and opposite contempt for other humans. This belief of the typical Rand reader that they are very much smarter than they are is held with enough confidence to convince other people and often this leads to a bright university and early career progression. Sooner or later the wheels fall off and the fallout can be quite unpleasant.
                                                                                                The Trump White House was packed with these types and as we can see with many of those their only real skill is self aggrandising salesmanship so when they are called on to show any uality or competence they always fail.
                                                                                                Sad.
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                                                                                                  Originally posted by Murdrum View Post

                                                                                                  A mate has been bouncing off Ripple for months now all around 25c, way too much invested.
                                                                                                  To say he's relieved elated is an understatement.
                                                                                                  There is a fork coming up, he should dump immediately after I guess!

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                                                                                                    Chinese rocket launch

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                                                                                                      Oh Edinburgh got a tough draw here, they will be gdoing well to get out of this
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                                                                                                        Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                                                                                        I see I lost maybe €2,000 by selling ethereum at about €370 instead of €490 (and rising).
                                                                                                        I was thinking of investing in ripple back then, remember asking you about it I think (2months?)
                                                                                                        Ripples doubled since then.
                                                                                                        I couldn't commit to a platform to buy. It all seems a bit complicated with wallets, seed codes, verification and cashing out etc just lost interest. Also the possible hacking etc.

                                                                                                        Mind you was just a grand or so.

                                                                                                        I would really need a very simple trading platform .Deposit with Visa. Buy, sell cash out.

                                                                                                        Just not tech, internet savvy. Bit Homerlike in that respect.


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                                                                                                          That was sick, Round 2 is so cruel.

                                                                                                          I'd say Niamh is kicking herself on the Oz Rules question, I thought I could see on her face she wanted to buzz but was holding back for one of the others to be more confident in the answer.
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                                                                                                            Originally posted by dinekes View Post

                                                                                                            I was thinking of investing in ripple back then, remember asking you about it I think (2months?)
                                                                                                            Ripples doubled since then.
                                                                                                            I couldn't commit to a platform to buy. It all seems a bit complicated with wallets, seed codes, verification and cashing out etc just lost interest. Also the possible hacking etc.

                                                                                                            Mind you was just a grand or so.

                                                                                                            I would really need a very simple trading platform .Deposit with Visa. Buy, sell cash out.

                                                                                                            Just not tech, internet savvy. Bit Homerlike in that respect.
                                                                                                            think you can do it on Revolut - no idea of fees
                                                                                                            His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                                                              Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                                                                                                              That was sick, Round 2 is so cruel.

                                                                                                              I'd say Niamh is kicking herself on the Oz Rules question, I thought I could see on her face she wanted to buzz but was holding back for one of the others to be more confident in the answer.
                                                                                                              She rang me after losing and said it was the 1st thing that came into her head. She heard the team name Collingwood and was going to buzz in straight away then but doubted herself after hearing other team names . Also disappointed as they were 85 to -5 up at one point. Still a great performance but obviously I'm going to say that.
                                                                                                              Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                                                                                Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post

                                                                                                                She rang me after losing and said it was the 1st thing that came into her head. She heard the team name Collingwood and was going to buzz in straight away then but doubted herself after hearing other team names . Also disappointed as they were 85 to -5 up at one point. Still a great performance but obviously I'm going to say that.
                                                                                                                Kohn from Imperial is an absolute beast. With a bit more support he could carry them all the way.
                                                                                                                Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                                                  Originally posted by Wombatman View Post

                                                                                                                  Kohn from Imperial is an absolute beast. With a bit more support he could carry them all the way.
                                                                                                                  Kohn is unbelievable. Would love to see the stats on starter questions. Defo one of the quickest players with the knowledge to boot.
                                                                                                                  Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                                                                                    Originally posted by elbows View Post

                                                                                                                    think you can do it on Revolut - no idea of fees
                                                                                                                    Yes you can. I just bought 100 ripples on there just now as a proof of concept. Two, three clicks, no bother.
                                                                                                                    "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                                                      Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post

                                                                                                                      She rang me after losing and said it was the 1st thing that came into her head. She heard the team name Collingwood and was going to buzz in straight away then but doubted herself after hearing other team names . Also disappointed as they were 85 to -5 up at one point. Still a great performance but obviously I'm going to say that.
                                                                                                                      It seems harsh to lose two really good teams either of whom would have won last weeks match. Would be fairer and more entertaining if they ran the quarter final format to bring it to the last eight and do a KO from there.
                                                                                                                      She did great, I would normally warn any contestant away from looking at Twitter but in her case all the reaction was positive
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                                                                                                                        Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post

                                                                                                                        Kohn is unbelievable. Would love to see the stats on starter questions. Defo one of the quickest players with the knowledge to boot.
                                                                                                                        At this stage he's a bit of an outlier.

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                                                                                                                          Tony concerned that we aren't worried enough about Covid.



                                                                                                                          Wonder what the Trump Reelection Worry Index would have looked like among IPBers?
                                                                                                                          Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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