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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

    Maybe they have to write their verdict?
    According to that bastion of good sense and rational reporting that is, er, the Irish Sun, that does seem to be the case.

    GERRY “The Monk” Hutch’s murder trial will resume on Thursday – with just a few weeks of evidence remaining.

    The three judges at the Special Criminal Court will then take approximately one month to deliver their verdicts in what is expected to be a lengthy written judgment.
    Now let's meet Kelly, 18, a barmaid from Essex whose interests include wearing very little.

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  • balfejohn
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    The son of breaga 2.42 limerick
    told it has a good ew chance

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by ArmaniJeans View Post
    Find it slightly fascinating that a jury of 12 peers gets put under immediate time pressure, called back into the courtroom once or twice a day to ask if they've reached a verdict or are likely to do so.
    Whilst a jury of 3 judges gets to state 'sure we'll be back in a couple of months lads'.
    Special Criminal Court to deliver verdict in Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch trial in April (thejournal.ie)
    Maybe they have to write their verdict?

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  • ArmaniJeans
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    Find it slightly fascinating that a jury of 12 peers gets put under immediate time pressure, called back into the courtroom once or twice a day to ask if they've reached a verdict or are likely to do so.
    Whilst a jury of 3 judges gets to state 'sure we'll be back in a couple of months lads'.
    Special Criminal Court to deliver verdict in Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch trial in April (thejournal.ie)

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  • Denny Crane
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    Originally posted by DeadParrot View Post

    real-debrid.com > Plex imo
    New one to me, how does that all work?

    I don't watch much, just get the odd show from private cousins.

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  • DeadParrot
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    Originally posted by Denny Crane View Post
    Google tv + Plex on your PC.
    real-debrid.com > Plex imo

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  • DeadParrot
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    Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
    Poker Face is epic. Get on it everyone. Thank me later for making your 2023 a fantastic place to live and work.

    https://m.imdb.com/title/tt14269590/
    It's good, the script is spared due to my affinity for the lead.

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  • DeadParrot
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    Originally posted by Gimmeabreak View Post
    Something I learned today which makes so much sense. In Belgium your annual salary is divided into 14 payments and you get double payments in June and December.
    Hit up Amadeo for ribs if u are in around Brussels.
    Their baked potatoes are something special

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  • Gimmeabreak
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    Something I learned today which makes so much sense. In Belgium your annual salary is divided into 14 payments and you get double payments in June and December.

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  • Lao Lao
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    Originally posted by oleras View Post

    What started out as "we might get the kitchen units painted" has turned into a whole refurb, new floor tiles, new counters, new backsplash, new hob, new extractor, lights and paint...which will extend to the dining area and utility
    It's only taken you 50 years to discover how women work


    In other news, applying for a mortgage is waaaaaay more convoluted in 2023 than it was in 2003

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  • Solksjaer!
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    Dont know if its mentioned but the 1st Episode-120 mins of this is FREE on youtube . The last of us .

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  • oleras
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
    Retrofit dude seems to have decided February is the time to get moving and is turning up on Weds to install an entire house worth of new windows and doors. Action stations!
    What started out as "we might get the kitchen units painted" has turned into a whole refurb, new floor tiles, new counters, new backsplash, new hob, new extractor, lights and paint...which will extend to the dining area and utility

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Retrofit dude seems to have decided February is the time to get moving and is turning up on Weds to install an entire house worth of new windows and doors. Action stations!

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  • Theresa
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    Originally posted by oleras View Post

    Not up to date on today but have been enjoying the accompanying HBO official podcast, the way they go through the art of making this i very interesting.
    Yeah it's been brilliant. It's been said in a lot of places but the showrunners love of the game shines through in the quality of it all. I'm a nerd for world ending shit though so prob biased.

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  • oleras
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    Originally posted by Theresa View Post
    Those of you on The Last Of Us buzz (which has been incredible and I suspect will go down as the show of the decade - the latest ep was brilliant and totally not at all what I expected) should also watch Station Eleven, its probably been mentioned here before but its brilliant and this song from it is a great listen.


    Not up to date on today but have been enjoying the accompanying HBO official podcast, the way they go through the art of making this i very interesting.

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  • coillcam
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    Originally posted by Opr View Post
    Regulatory red tape probably means it will be some time before we see the same offered in Europe but this will surely completely obliterate the brick and motor chemist industry.

    Amazon launches cheap prescriptions for US Prime members
    There's a definite market for a well implemented technology solution here, especially if it's integrated with video GP services.

    Most of the hassle is chasing gp appointment slots, then chasing the pharmacy to get your script ready. Also if they don't have the medication in stock you usually don't find out until arriving there.

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  • shrapnel
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    Originally posted by Opr View Post
    Regulatory red tape probably means it will be some time before we see the same offered in Europe but this will surely completely obliterate the brick and motor chemist industry.

    Amazon launches cheap prescriptions for US Prime members
    loads of online chemists already exist in the UK and all repeat prescriptions can be delivered straight to your door on a weekly, monthly basis.

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  • Theresa
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    Those of you on The Last Of Us buzz (which has been incredible and I suspect will go down as the show of the decade - the latest ep was brilliant and totally not at all what I expected) should also watch Station Eleven, its probably been mentioned here before but its brilliant and this song from it is a great listen.



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  • Opr
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    Regulatory red tape probably means it will be some time before we see the same offered in Europe but this will surely completely obliterate the brick and motor chemist industry.

    Amazon launches cheap prescriptions for US Prime members

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  • shrapnel
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    Originally posted by shrapnel View Post
    we need more monday morning sport for us stuck working from home!!!
    just stuck on the chiefs vs bengals game from last night. heard it was very contentious.

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  • shrapnel
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    we need more monday morning sport for us stuck working from home!!!

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  • coillcam
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    What a fucking clutch putt to win!

    Hopefully, that's the start of a big season.

    Birdie-Birdie finish to win by one. This time last year he was trying to hit a 5 wood onto that green from 260 to try for an eagle and win (dunked into the water). Small margins at the top level.

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  • shrapnel
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    great putt from Rory to win it!

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by shrapnel View Post

    yep, he laid up to 92 yards. needs birdie to win
    Presumably we want a Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader playoff though.

    edit: Boo, Luke knocks in his birdie putt to win and the universe is saved for the good guy multi-millionaires of the PGA Tour.

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  • Wombatman
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    20 foot sidewinding putt to win it for Rory.

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  • shrapnel
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

    so all he has to do is get home in 3 shots from where he is? Should be standard for a pro I would have thought.
    yep, he laid up to 92 yards. needs birdie to win

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    good productivity-destroying stuff for a Monday though

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by shrapnel View Post
    close call from Rory missing the water by inches on the 18th drive
    so all he has to do is get home in 3 shots from where he is? Should be standard for a pro I would have thought.

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  • coillcam
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    Rory has a history of not having a good first event of the year, a win here is big for him. Still it's more so about the PGA vs LIV, and Rory vs Reed.

    Plus the Reed BS of suing the golf channel and being involved in other litigious nonsense. The media were creaming themselves at the prospect of Rory and Reed faceoff. Rory inches from putting his drive into the water on 18. Crap lie now and Reed about to birdie to tie Rory.

    Good golf drama alone, if you can ignore the rest of the noise.

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  • shrapnel
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    close call from Rory missing the water by inches on the 18th drive

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  • Solksjaer!
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
    Is this a big deal of a golfament? (and if yes, why is the climax taking place on a Monday? )
    In the Scheme of things it’s not that huge a tournament for Rory. However he has some history of last hole drama etc so some ghosts to put to bed also this one has the added LIV/PGA/DO Tour drama, the pretournament t-gate, Phil Mickelson last night more or less daring Rory to choke. SO this will be Ryder Cup excitement if Rory wins it. I believe it was postponed due to extreme rain on Thursday.

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Is this a big deal of a golfament? (and if yes, why is the climax taking place on a Monday? )

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post

    Not able to watch. What's going on ? Who looks more likely ?
    The fashion sense on display is dubious.

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  • coillcam
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    Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
    In the local shop, run by a Chinese family, getting a beer as I'm so fucking hungover, and pointed at my beer and went 'tai jiu le' ('too much beer' spoken like a five year old tbh) without really thinking about it. And you could see there was nearly a need to pick the elderly Chinese lady up from the ground. Language acquisition +111111.

    In fairness, she then corrected my pronunciation so there's obv a bit of the French in her.
    It's very funny to have interactions in a new language with native speakers. Some countries and cultures are delighted to see foreigners try their language. Others, not quite so much and just ignore you before speaking back in perfect English.

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  • coillcam
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    Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post

    Not able to watch. What's going on ? Who looks more likely ?
    It's neck and neck. Reed stretched ahead early doors and Rory was only getting pars. They're level now with only 2 left to play. Reed 1 group ahead of Rory and in bother on 17.

    Slight advantage to Rory if reed bogeys 17. Otherwise a playoff is very likely.

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  • Solksjaer!
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    Originally posted by Wombatman View Post
    It's easy to see who is the grittier competitor watching Rory vs Reed.
    Not able to watch. What's going on ? Who looks more likely ?

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  • Wombatman
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    It's easy to see who is the grittier competitor watching Rory vs Reed.

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    In case anyone gets caught out like I did, Parcel Motel no longer exist in Ireland from tomorrow on.

    No idea what happens to parcels in transit.

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  • shrapnel
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    Reed caught cheating again and now playing for the title? this should go down well, especially if he beats Rory
    Last edited by shrapnel; Yesterday, 09:22.

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  • Hectorjelly
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    Originally posted by MysteryGuest View Post
    Joe rogan is definitely some kind of psy op to kill off brain cells in young men- that Huberman guy who gets posted here is part of the Rogan verse too - which isn’t a good reflection on him
    worst stuff is the comedians he promotes- bert Kreischer, Theo Avon etc - brain damagingly unfunny
    Hating on Rogan is such a midwit activity. He has hundreds of shows with guests from arcane archaeologists to Bernie Sanders and generally he's a very good interviewer. He's not the brightest, but he's intellectually curious which is more important. He did a show a few weeks ago with a security expert from Mexico that was great, if extremely depressing. Also his interviews with the scientist involved in the Icarus documentaries are essential for anyone interested in peds in sport.

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  • Ed
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    White Rabbit for tea. Will be back

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  • dinekes
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    Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
    In the local shop, run by a Chinese family, getting a beer as I'm so fucking hungover, and pointed at my beer and went 'tai jiu le' ('too much beer' spoken like a five year old tbh) without really thinking about it. And you could see there was nearly a need to pick the elderly Chinese lady up from the ground. Language acquisition +111111.

    In fairness, she then corrected my pronunciation so there's obv a bit of the French in her.
    You'll put the beer wenches out of business!

    Tried the Google Chinese translator a while back with "ni hao ma" and a few others

    ​​​​​​Got it right maybe 70% of the time but when it's wrong it's like way wrong. Kind of clears up a few strange looks Ive been getting in my infrequent but delicious encounters with the Chinese community

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  • dinekes
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    Strewels bath post pic reminds me of OJ Simpson struggling with the glove
    "If the glove don't fit, you must acquit"


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  • Emmet
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    Originally posted by Tar.Aldarion View Post
    Was thinking projector as it would be a larger image and cool, but measuring out an 85 inch tv on the wall here, they are pretty huge so may be better, especially for use with lights on. Might be simpler. Know zero about tvs.
    definitely easier. And definitely better pictures too.

    Might even be cheaper these days as well!

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
    UK has taken some strange turns in the last decade but ... fucking hell words fail me, this is what the Daily Telegraph published on their front page yesterday.

    Decline and fall is done and dusted
    They put 2 people in a bath in order to prove that 2 people couldn't fit in said bath?

    Sam Beckett would be proud.

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    Looks like the Israelis may be indirectly joining the fight on behalf of Ukraine. Fair enough too given the amount of drones they've been handing over to their RuSSian buddies.

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  • Tar.Aldarion
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    Was thinking projector as it would be a larger image and cool, but measuring out an 85 inch tv on the wall here, they are pretty huge so may be better, especially for use with lights on. Might be simpler. Know zero about tvs.

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  • Strewelpeter
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    Originally posted by BennyHiFi View Post
    Well, as the social media meme goes, you've either heard Marquee Moon by Television or you haven't (you either KNOW or you don't and likely never will!)

    Its chief architect Tom Verlaine died yesterday aged 73 after a short illness.

    So for those of you who haven't heard this masterpiece and those who just want to bask in its genius again, here it is.

    I always wished he'd hired someone who could sing instead of doing it himself.

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  • Strewelpeter
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    UK has taken some strange turns in the last decade but ... fucking hell words fail me, this is what the Daily Telegraph published on their front page yesterday.

    Decline and fall is done and dusted

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  • Solksjaer!
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    Strange developments in the UK. Liverpool overrun by Seagulls .

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  • Hitchhiker's Guide To...
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    In the local shop, run by a Chinese family, getting a beer as I'm so fucking hungover, and pointed at my beer and went 'tai jiu le' ('too much beer' spoken like a five year old tbh) without really thinking about it. And you could see there was nearly a need to pick the elderly Chinese lady up from the ground. Language acquisition +111111.

    In fairness, she then corrected my pronunciation so there's obv a bit of the French in her.

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  • MysteryGuest
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    Grand slam number 22 for the greatest to ever do it this morning - Roger who?

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  • BennyHiFi
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    Well, as the social media meme goes, you've either heard Marquee Moon by Television or you haven't (you either KNOW or you don't and likely never will!)

    Its chief architect Tom Verlaine died yesterday aged 73 after a short illness.

    So for those of you who haven't heard this masterpiece and those who just want to bask in its genius again, here it is.

    Last edited by BennyHiFi; 29-01-23, 13:18.

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  • MysteryGuest
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    It’s not as bad as Calvary though- the one his brother made- but they are a nice twin set of stinkers that think they are far more clever than they actually are

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  • MysteryGuest
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    Instead of sending refugees home we should deport people who genuinely think Banshee’s of Inesherin is a good movie - a good chunk of people but not as much as you’d think lots of empowers new clothes going on with it
    i see anton savage had to take a tweet saying it’s a terrible movie down such was the negative reaction
    as for the people who want to inflict it on leaving cert students- monsters

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  • Lazare
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    Haha, I was mostly joking, wasn't hunting for a sale.

    I can sort you with one if you wish though.

    They're made to measure so can be made to suit any space.

    Ideal power option is 230v, the motor can be plugged into a socket if you have one close by, or wired back to a spur. Spur option is neater but requires an electrician pre and post install.

    Battery operated an option too. USB-C charged. Battery would last about 8 months with twice daily use.

    Controlled with a remote, via an app or voice with an added device.

    If you wanted to measure the width and height and pm me I could give you some costing. Zero pressure obvs

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  • Tar.Aldarion
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    Originally posted by Lazare View Post

    For a man of your style and substance, a homeowner in the bustling heart of a major city, I can provide a voice activated ceiling mounted projector screen.

    For that James Bond ooze where your aim is to impress so incredibly that 'back to my place' girl that just hooked your arm.

    You'll be so impressed.

    She won't be as impressed, she might think you're a dork, but hey, who cares about her.









    Let me know
    Haha! Certainly love to give you some business if it ends up suiting. Let me look into all this and see whats what. What does a such a screen installation cost, do they come in different sizes, how are they powered? There is a ton for me to google.



    Originally posted by Emmet View Post

    Ceiling mount or short throw? (Depends on room )

    Definitely get a screen, and take Laz up on the offer of automatic.

    Nvidia shield as the 'driver' would have the grunt to power any app based TV stuff, and has Chromecast built in. Would connect in via hdmi and would have Bluetooth to enable you to organise sound separately (otherwise you are going to need an audio out / hdmi out on the projector)

    As always, you can spend reasonable and or you can go fucking mental with these.

    An absolute key for a projector to be suitable for an area is getting the room dark. Again bother Lazare for proper black out blinds if required.

    We got my parents a ceiling mounted mitsubishi projector and auto screen fitted about 10/12 years ago. Cost something like 3k overall of which 1.2k was projector. Lamps have a lifetime and we replaced the lamp in that projector once after 3 years for about 400. Next time it went I swapped it for a brand new optoma projector which cost about the same as the Mitsubish's lamp and has lamps closer to 100 in cost itself.

    Not exactly this model but not far off. Optoma HD145X 1080p Home Entertainment Projector https://amzn.eu/d/02EfADg
    Do a bit of math with room dimensions to figure out screen size needed from distance available, or whether this means you should be getting a short throw projector.
    Didn't even know short throws existed. I'll put it in this room:

    EHf2jfMl.jpg


    That corner is 4.4m wall to wall and if I put the screen over in front of that virgin box, the alcove is 2.6m wide.
    I was looking at an nvidia shield as I could play games on it as well, but see that they are removing that functionality in feb (the whole reason a lot of people got one), so would need some alternative to stream from PC. Room is pretty dark anyway at the best of times, very faint street light is all that would come through those blinds.

    v6gAnTWl.jpg

    Will have a look at the ones you linked!

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  • The Istanbul
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
    The Fablemans is a great watch imo - Oscar worthy effort by the lead actress.
    Literally just finished watching. Great movie that has restored my belief in Oscar worthy movies after enduring the shite ( in no particular order) that was Top Gun, Banshees and Everything... Some performance from Michele Williams

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  • dinekes
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    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

    That last hand with the AA was hilarious. She took it well tbf.
    Runner runner pain is almost cathartic

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  • Raoul Duke III
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    The Fablemans is a great watch imo - Oscar worthy effort by the lead actress.

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