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    Originally posted by Denny Crane View Post
    We're been in business from the 14th Raoul
    ?
    "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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      Originally posted by Lao Lao View Post

      Anybody any experience with Change Management?

      Am just starting to look into it with work - Am I massively over simplifying it by saying that it essentially project management under a new fancy title/buzz words?
      Yep I'm deep in this world but somewhat learning as I go as we'd be somewhat poor at it. There's definitely some differences but In a lot of companies all projects will have a change element. It's more just a focus on the people element of change as opposed to a simpler project delivery that effects little or no people.
      airport, lol

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        Originally posted by Micknail View Post
        Merkel stepping down at end of this month.
        Guy most likely to succeed her is known for doing this, which I am provisionally calling a Hitch move:

        It's like how the classic way to get 62% in an exam is to write it completely indecipherably. For fear of undermarking good answers and overmarking bad answers, and not wishing to actually spend the time understanding what was written: a low 2:1 is always the answer. Allegedly.
        "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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          If you found Eliot Page attractive when he was in Juno, does that mean you are gay?
          "I can’t find anyone who agrees with what I write or think these days, so I guess I must be getting closer to the truth." - Hunter S. Thompson

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            Originally posted by AndyFatBastard View Post
            If you found Eliot Page attractive when he was in Juno, does that mean you are gay?
            Think it means you now were gay. Even if you weren't gay at the time, you now were gay.

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              Originally posted by eamonhonda View Post

              Yep I'm deep in this world but somewhat learning as I go as we'd be somewhat poor at it. There's definitely some differences but In a lot of companies all projects will have a change element. It's more just a focus on the people element of change as opposed to a simpler project delivery that effects little or no people.
              Prosci is a decent resource btw.
              airport, lol

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                Originally posted by Emmet View Post

                Think it means you now were gay. Even if you weren't gay at the time, you now were gay.
                Bitemporal gayness.

                Makes sense.
                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                  Are you not meant to refer to the person as they then were, not how they now are. Unless you are using them then to discuss them now.

                  Bob was an awful driver in the 1980s. [past specific, use gender at the time]

                  Mary gets very emotional when driving. [current specific, use current preferred gender]

                  Even when she was younger she was an awful driver [refers to past but speaks about a current characteristic, so use current preferred gender]



                  Do please correct me if I'm wrong so I don't end up on the front page of an outrage mag.
                  "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                    Simon Covneys phone was hacked before ? Why are we only hearing about this now ? What a bunch of gangsters the lot of them.
                    This too shall pass.

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                      Originally posted by AndyFatBastard View Post
                      If you found Eliot Page attractive when he was in Juno, does that mean you are gay?
                      Be more worried about Paedo leanings there.

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                        Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                        Are you not meant to refer to the person as they then were, not how they now are. Unless you are using them then to discuss them now.

                        Bob was an awful driver in the 1980s. [past specific, use gender at the time]

                        Mary gets very emotional when driving. [current specific, use current preferred gender]

                        Even when she was younger she was an awful driver [refers to past but speaks about a current characteristic, so use current preferred gender]



                        Do please correct me if I'm wrong so I don't end up on the front page of an outrage mag.
                        You are definitely going to get cancelled.
                        "I can’t find anyone who agrees with what I write or think these days, so I guess I must be getting closer to the truth." - Hunter S. Thompson

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                          Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                          Are you not meant to refer to the person as they then were, not how they now are. Unless you are using them then to discuss them now.

                          Bob was an awful driver in the 1980s. [past specific, use gender at the time]

                          Mary gets very emotional when driving. [current specific, use current preferred gender]

                          Even when she was younger she was an awful driver [refers to past but speaks about a current characteristic, so use current preferred gender]



                          Do please correct me if I'm wrong so I don't end up on the front page of an outrage mag.
                          Netflix have changed the credits for whatever show she did from Ellen to Elliot. Apparently the name pops up at the end of every episode and they contacted her after she came out to ask if she wanted to change the credits and she did, so they did.

                          Wouldn't get too hung up on it if I were you.

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                            Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post

                            Be more worried about Paedo leanings there.
                            When he was 20?
                            He garnered critical acclaim for portraying the title role in Jason Reitman's film Juno (2007)
                            “Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.”

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                              Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                              Are you not meant to refer to the person as they then were, not how they now are. Unless you are using them then to discuss them now.

                              Bob was an awful driver in the 1980s. [past specific, use gender at the time]

                              Mary gets very emotional when driving. [current specific, use current preferred gender]

                              Even when she was younger she was an awful driver [refers to past but speaks about a current characteristic, so use current preferred gender]



                              Do please correct me if I'm wrong so I don't end up on the front page of an outrage mag.
                              Can't really work when talking to the person though can it. I'm talking about last year so I'm calling you Bob in the story.
                              I'd think the way it should work is you refer to Elliot in Juno like "he was playing a pregnant woman" etc.
                              The character and actor get separated.

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                                Got the second driving test fail out of the way today. 12 errors, when 8 are permitted. And a whopping nine of the errors were for lack of progress. I feel they are slightly making it up on the spot, as it was just nerves holding me back. But it is what it is. The examiner said - you probably just need to buy a car and drive around in it loads.

                                So, in surprising speed, I have now bought a car. I sat down, filtered cars down to electric only, and literally ordered a car in ten minutes, finance was approved two hours later, and a 2018 Nissan Leaf is turning up on Monday.

                                This begs a few questions:

                                1. Does a car normally come with a numberplate? I seem to need a numberplate for insurance. Weirdly that is not a googleable question - I guess it has to come with a numberplate, but want to be sure before emailing the warehouse?

                                2. Is it super super super strict that you can't drive by yourself, like say how drink driving is handled, or is it something that might just get a nod if you aren't acting the bollix and just driving around the neighbourhood practicing your turns?
                                "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                  Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                  Strewel will know more than I do obv but I usually just get a smattering of salamis + some ham. I don't get any packets.

                                  Like this order was:
                                  2 * Salame di Coscia
                                  2 * Salamini 'Happy'
                                  2 * Salame Osteria
                                  a bitta ham
                                  a Coppa

                                  delivery fee is €25 and it all comes beautifully packaged
                                  Fantastic.
                                  Copied this and it's on the way.
                                  Should see me in meat for months, thanks hugely.

                                  Now, just need cheese recomendations
                                  People say I should be more humble I hope they understand, they don't listen when you mumble
                                  Get a shiny metal Revolut card! And a free tenner!
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                                    No way is that not a fishing exercise.

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                                      Originally posted by Tar.Aldarion View Post

                                      Can't really work when talking to the person though can it. I'm talking about last year so I'm calling you Bob in the story.
                                      I'd think the way it should work is you refer to Elliot in Juno like "he was playing a pregnant woman" etc.
                                      The character and actor get separated.
                                      Ah okay?

                                      I was thinking of a famous economist, now known as Deirdre McCloskey, who was Donald McCloskey up until the age of 53. I thought I remember reading before that when citing her earlier work, you were meant to cite the work by the previous name of Donald as that was the publication name. I frequently use her work hence it popping into my mind.
                                      "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                        @hitch - just take her over to the Walkinstown roundabout for a spin, you'll be like Lewis Hamilton after 10 mins

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                                          Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                                          It's like how the classic way to get 62% in an exam is to write it completely indecipherably. For fear of undermarking good answers and overmarking bad answers, and not wishing to actually spend the time understanding what was written: a low 2:1 is always the answer. Allegedly.
                                          Long story that I've probably told before but my leaving cert history which I'd absolutely aced got a NG but it was sent back to the school with with a note on the cover of the transcript that said that the examiner 'refused to read any further', the inference to the school was that the handwriting was illegible (at that time it was standard to turn out > 20 tightly spaced foolscap pages in a 3 hour a LC honours history paper) . But I knew the truth was I'd got a SF/IRA fellow traveller as an examiner and he couldn't handle having to deal with my devastating and irrefutable critiquei n Question 1 of the venerable Padraig Pearse as a savage thug, proto fascist, probable peadophile and certainly the single worst Irish poet ever published.
                                          That N.G. remains one of my proudest achievements, the school and the good teacher I had then were adamant I should get it remarked but I wasn't arsed to. Would love have the transcript now
                                          Turning millions into thousands

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                                            So, our record defeat is 7-0 if memory serves me corrrectly (over 7.5 goals is 100/1 tonight - seen worse 100/1 shots)

                                            20 years to the day since we beat the Dutch, was a great day.

                                            Might inspire them to something tonight (insert eek face)

                                            COYBIG
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                                              Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                              Got the second driving test fail out of the way today. 12 errors, when 8 are permitted. And a whopping nine of the errors were for lack of progress. I feel they are slightly making it up on the spot, as it was just nerves holding me back. But it is what it is. The examiner said - you probably just need to buy a car and drive around in it loads.

                                              So, in surprising speed, I have now bought a car. I sat down, filtered cars down to electric only, and literally ordered a car in ten minutes, finance was approved two hours later, and a 2018 Nissan Leaf is turning up on Monday.

                                              This begs a few questions:

                                              1. Does a car normally come with a numberplate? I seem to need a numberplate for insurance. Weirdly that is not a googleable question - I guess it has to come with a numberplate, but want to be sure before emailing the warehouse?

                                              2. Is it super super super strict that you can't drive by yourself, like say how drink driving is handled, or is it something that might just get a nod if you aren't acting the bollix and just driving around the neighbourhood practicing your turns?
                                              It will have the same number plate it was issued with on day 1. (assuming its not an import)

                                              Driving unaccompanied...we all did it...
                                              This too shall pass.

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                                                You bought the car sight unseen? Not that I am a frequent buyer of automobiles but surely you want to (at the very least) tool around in it for a few mins.

                                                Think it's the right thing to do as you will actually get a ton of practice in and your confidence will go up accordingly.
                                                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                  Originally posted by ComradeCollie View Post

                                                  When he was 20?
                                                  Wow I thought it was a pregnant teenager angst movie. she looked about 12 so would not be anything I'd consider as a woman , more a child . I'm a bit hypocritical though as when Britney Spears came out 1st I got a tad hot and irritable

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                                                    Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                                    Got the second driving test fail out of the way today. 12 errors, when 8 are permitted. And a whopping nine of the errors were for lack of progress. I feel they are slightly making it up on the spot, as it was just nerves holding me back. But it is what it is. The examiner said - you probably just need to buy a car and drive around in it loads.

                                                    So, in surprising speed, I have now bought a car. I sat down, filtered cars down to electric only, and literally ordered a car in ten minutes, finance was approved two hours later, and a 2018 Nissan Leaf is turning up on Monday.

                                                    This begs a few questions:

                                                    1. Does a car normally come with a numberplate? I seem to need a numberplate for insurance. Weirdly that is not a googleable question - I guess it has to come with a numberplate, but want to be sure before emailing the warehouse?

                                                    2. Is it super super super strict that you can't drive by yourself, like say how drink driving is handled, or is it something that might just get a nod if you aren't acting the bollix and just driving around the neighbourhood practicing your turns?
                                                    Yep, has a number plate.

                                                    Unaccompanied is the greyest of grey areas. We've all done it when learning to drive because if we didnt, time would have been severely limited. But, these days, enforcement is a lot stronger than it was 15 years ago and even a quick look @GardaTraffic on Twitter shows loads of cars impounded for unaccompanied learner.

                                                    It's a risk but whether it's worth it is up to yourself to judge. Not sure where you live but if you have any quiet streets in a little square type route, you could just take it out and nip around the same few streets for an hour close to home.

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                                                      Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                      You bought the car sight unseen? Not that I am a frequent buyer of automobiles but surely you want to (at the very least) tool around in it for a few mins.

                                                      Think it's the right thing to do as you will actually get a ton of practice in and your confidence will go up accordingly.
                                                      I just bought it from carstore.ie which seems to have a great reputation, it has a years warranty so they can't be selling a fuckup, not sure what else I'd be able to pick up by going to the store to inspect it. And its a Leaf which is generally regarded as a decent enough car.

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

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                                                        Originally posted by oleras View Post

                                                        It will have the same number plate it was issued with on day 1. (assuming its not an import)

                                                        Driving unaccompanied...we all did it...
                                                        It seems it is an import.
                                                        "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                          Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                                                          It seems it is an import.
                                                          In that case they wont VRT and reg it till its sold, which is now, they have direct access to the number plates so its instant for them to generate one for you, ask them what the reg is and they will let you know for the insurance.
                                                          This too shall pass.

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                                                            Hitchhiker's Guide To... if you do the test in your own car (wear well), you'll only have a license to drive an automatic. Not a bad thing as thats the way things are going. Just might be an issue if renting a car outside of the US.
                                                            Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                              Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post
                                                              Hitchhiker's Guide To... if you do the test in your own car (wear well), you'll only have a license to drive an automatic. Not a bad thing as thats the way things are going. Just might be an issue if renting a car outside of the US.
                                                              Yeah, I'm kinda grand with the automatic licence. Happy to go all-in on my prediction that every new car will be electric within a few years, and therefore the supply of automatic cars will increase astronomically and make the gearstick ability redundant.

                                                              The Leaf itself seems like a very decent car. No idea though.
                                                              "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                Originally posted by oleras View Post

                                                                In that case they wont VRT and reg it till its sold, which is now, they have direct access to the number plates so its instant for them to generate one for you, ask them what the reg is and they will let you know for the insurance.
                                                                Make sure to get a lucky one.

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                                                                  Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                                                                  The Leaf itself seems like a very decent car. No idea though.
                                                                  Is it red?
                                                                  “Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.”

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                                                                    Originally posted by dobby View Post

                                                                    Yep, has a number plate.

                                                                    Unaccompanied is the greyest of grey areas. We've all done it when learning to drive because if we didnt, time would have been severely limited. But, these days, enforcement is a lot stronger than it was 15 years ago and even a quick look @GardaTraffic on Twitter shows loads of cars impounded for unaccompanied learner.

                                                                    It's a risk but whether it's worth it is up to yourself to judge. Not sure where you live but if you have any quiet streets in a little square type route, you could just take it out and nip around the same few streets for an hour close to home.
                                                                    Yeah, certainly a lot stricter than a few years back i'd say but it's pretty important (invaluable almost) to get out and about yourself. If Guards still have discretion in this regard and aren't a dick then i'd say they will let you away as once it's obvious you aren't taking the piss (not too far from home, not speeding, not on motorway etc).

                                                                    Other than that Hitch, i'd try maybe and get a friend to go out with you a couple evenings a week. It won't feel as formal as with a driving instructor and you'll gain much more confidence.

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                                                                      Fair play Hitch, I put off driving for a long time too. Bought a cheap van and drove it round a mates yard and the surrounding industrial estate for a few evenings and it was a big boost. It's like every other skill, at the start there are just too many variables and sensory inputs to deal with but as they become ingrained you will find yourself someday eating cornflakes in a bowl perched on your knee while yammering on phone, adjusting radio and waving at someone you know as you merrily trundle around.
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                                                                        Turning millions into thousands

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                                                                          Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                                                                          I worked with a really good UX guy for a while. Insane the things they spot.
                                                                          "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                            I read the middle, top then bottom haha.

                                                                            In my interview as an intern for my first work experience they gave me a picture of a UI and asked me to find the 10 mistakes, I found 23.

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                                                                              Originally posted by ComradeCollie View Post

                                                                              Is it red?
                                                                              It is red!
                                                                              "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                3 One or two of us should decamp to HH and we can do a chauffeur driven Leaf South Dublin pub crawl and test his non-drinking status

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                                                                                  Hitchhiker's Guide To...

                                                                                  Drive short distances and as often as possible. Definitely grab a mate with the full licence and go for a few spins together. A casual conversation rather than an instructor saying watch the pedestrian will settle you a lot more. Eventually, it's all muscle memory and less anxiety about progression, roundabouts and the rest. I'd argue that it's tougher to get a licence in Dublin than down in the sticks. The junctions are trickier, more traffic and lots of cyclists to watch out for. I started to drive when I was 28 and found it tough at first too. There's no substitute for road time though.

                                                                                  Originally posted by Dice75 View Post
                                                                                  3 One or two of us should decamp to HH and we can do a chauffeur driven Leaf South Dublin pub crawl and test his non-drinking status
                                                                                  Should also be part of the driving test where you have to prove capability in dealing with drunken passengers.

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                                                                                    SHIT IS HAPPENING

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                                                                                      Stop the count!!!

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                                                                                        HH My brother has a similar electric Leaf a few months now and says its brilliant. Even has a turbo boost type mode where it goes from 0-80 in jig time so this should help your progressing.
                                                                                        HH is hilarious. He often reminds me of Julius Benedict from Twins with the random questions he asks. So well educated but its like every bit of knowledge he has is out of books hes been reading constantly since birth. And now he's recently unleashed to the wider world ala Julius.

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                                                                                          coillcam was really impressed by your golf progress, especially as I seemed to be stagnating, and after a full spring /summer of playing twice a week, I still hadn't beaten my best score of last year of 93.

                                                                                          No big deal, just a little frustrating as my game has come on leaps and bounds from last year, but still shooting too many 7s and 8s.

                                                                                          After your last post, started watching the videos you recommended, and watched all the "how to break 100" and all the "how to break 90". They're all pretty much just common sense, but a good few resonated with me.

                                                                                          Anyway, went for a round today, and left my driver at home, and though I would focus on my 3 and 5 wood. I pretty much hit my 3 wood further than my driver anyway, but with a much narrower band of hooks and draws so was keen to try that.

                                                                                          Ended up shooting an 88 (9 under with course index adjustment ),so absolutely delighted with myself!

                                                                                          Cheers for the tips and in a strange way, motivation posts!
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                                                                                            This is all very well but can they do it on a wet Wednesday against Azerbaijan ?
                                                                                            Turning millions into thousands

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                                                                                              jesus Idah had a great game for a striker who won't have had a single shot on target.

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                                                                                                Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                                                                                                This is all very well but can they do it on a wet Wednesday against Azerbaijan ?
                                                                                                Oh SP.

                                                                                                And that rampant narcissist does SFA for 88 minutes yet everyone will be saying how great he is.
                                                                                                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                  as usual, it's the hope that kills you.

                                                                                                  Great performance from lots of 'no-name' players tonight. Very good stuff.

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                                                                                                    Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                                                                                                    This is all very well but can they do it on a wet Wednesday against Azerbaijan ?
                                                                                                    Ask me hoop!

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                                                                                                      Fk Ronaldo anyway , big Tyrone head on him.


                                                                                                      Broke his never beat the Irsih record too but no mention of it.

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                                                                                                        James McCLean has been a great servant through the years. But why bring him in this evening? Shirley there has to be someone else. Allowed the cross for 1st goal. Through 1-1 with keeper but poor touch makes it only a half chance.
                                                                                                        Everyone will go on about how good the performance was. Still no wins in the Kenny era?
                                                                                                        Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                                                                          Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post
                                                                                                          James McCLean has been a great servant through the years. But why bring him in this evening? Shirley there has to be someone else. Allowed the cross for 1st goal. Through 1-1 with keeper but poor touch makes it only a half chance.
                                                                                                          Everyone will go on about how good the performance was. Still no wins in the Kenny era?
                                                                                                          We beat Andora 4-1

                                                                                                          Not massive options up front. Long was out due to Covid although it can be argued he is also past his best.

                                                                                                          Maybe Parrott or Horgan on instead.

                                                                                                          Think he wanted McClean for a bit of pace so we could put a ball over the top and take some pressure off the defence.


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                                                                                                            Been a long time since I felt genuine disappointment after an Irish result and I did not think it would come against Portugal! Best performance in a long time and definite signs of improvement. We go again.

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                                                                                                              I got an Amazon echo thing to play audible books on as I had recently taken to plugging my phone into speakers for it like a luddite. It's great for audible.

                                                                                                              But I keep saying Hey Google instead of Alexa and I feel like I've accidently said an ex-girlfriend's name.

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                                                                                                                Originally posted by shrapnel View Post
                                                                                                                coillcam was really impressed by your golf progress, especially as I seemed to be stagnating, and after a full spring /summer of playing twice a week, I still hadn't beaten my best score of last year of 93.

                                                                                                                No big deal, just a little frustrating as my game has come on leaps and bounds from last year, but still shooting too many 7s and 8s.

                                                                                                                After your last post, started watching the videos you recommended, and watched all the "how to break 100" and all the "how to break 90". They're all pretty much just common sense, but a good few resonated with me.

                                                                                                                Anyway, went for a round today, and left my driver at home, and though I would focus on my 3 and 5 wood. I pretty much hit my 3 wood further than my driver anyway, but with a much narrower band of hooks and draws so was keen to try that.

                                                                                                                Ended up shooting an 88 (9 under with course index adjustment ),so absolutely delighted with myself!

                                                                                                                Cheers for the tips and in a strange way, motivation posts!
                                                                                                                G'wan the shrap! Delighted to see that sort of improvement. You're going to keep breaking 90 now.

                                                                                                                ​The driver is actually a difficult club to hit. Completely different swing and so easy to make mistakes if you're not on the money. Grind it out on the range and get a lesson. It's well worth it when you can rely on the big dog.
                                                                                                                ​​​​​​
                                                                                                                Huge fan of Matt/golf sidekick. His strategy is spot on and so easy to follow. For us amateurs trying to break 90 it's all about steadily plodding around making fewer mistakes. To break 80 we'll need to start chipping/putting really well and also have some decent long game.

                                                                                                                I kept my first ball that I birdied and also one I won a my first comp with. Nice way to remind me of what I've done and where I've started from.

                                                                                                                Keep at it and the handicap will shoot down in no time.

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                                                                                                                  Originally posted by hotspur View Post
                                                                                                                  I got an Amazon echo thing to play audible books on as I had recently taken to plugging my phone into speakers for it like a luddite. It's great for audible.

                                                                                                                  But I keep saying Hey Google instead of Alexa and I feel like I've accidently said an ex-girlfriend's name.
                                                                                                                  This is not how I ever thought you'd be behaving.

                                                                                                                  Planted some Gooseberry plants last year (before covid) as you were asking about where one could find them. Think it takes 3 years for them to be proper bushes, but they'll always be the Hotspur bushes for me.
                                                                                                                  “Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.”

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                                                                                                                    Originally posted by hotspur View Post
                                                                                                                    I got an Amazon echo thing to play audible books on as I had recently taken to plugging my phone into speakers for it like a luddite. It's great for audible.

                                                                                                                    But I keep saying Hey Google instead of Alexa and I feel like I've accidently said an ex-girlfriend's name.
                                                                                                                    Just program her to respond to OK Google. She won't mind!

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                                                                                                                      Some decent value points here about NFTs. Not intended as self-praise, I'm always surprised when something sensible emerges from my mouth.

                                                                                                                      https://www.irishtimes.com/business/...mpression=true
                                                                                                                      "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                                                        Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                                                                                                        Some decent value points here about NFTs. Not intended as self-praise, I'm always surprised when something sensible emerges from my mouth.

                                                                                                                        https://www.irishtimes.com/business/...mpression=true
                                                                                                                        I like the 'I'm down with the kids, not like the rest of you uncool IT readers' subtle vibe
                                                                                                                        "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                                          Originally posted by shrapnel View Post
                                                                                                                          coillcam was really impressed by your golf progress, especially as I seemed to be stagnating, and after a full spring /summer of playing twice a week, I still hadn't beaten my best score of last year of 93.

                                                                                                                          No big deal, just a little frustrating as my game has come on leaps and bounds from last year, but still shooting too many 7s and 8s.

                                                                                                                          After your last post, started watching the videos you recommended, and watched all the "how to break 100" and all the "how to break 90". They're all pretty much just common sense, but a good few resonated with me.

                                                                                                                          Anyway, went for a round today, and left my driver at home, and though I would focus on my 3 and 5 wood. I pretty much hit my 3 wood further than my driver anyway, but with a much narrower band of hooks and draws so was keen to try that.

                                                                                                                          Ended up shooting an 88 (9 under with course index adjustment ),so absolutely delighted with myself!

                                                                                                                          Cheers for the tips and in a strange way, motivation posts!
                                                                                                                          Are there videos where he gives an introduction to the concepts or are they all just dripfed in the shot by shot videos? Maybe I'm watching the wrong ones.

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