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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:21 am

Tomorrow we'll be told (hopefully) who is/are eligible to start the Article 50 process - by the British Supreme Court.

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:12 pm

I think, somehow, the UK will stay in the EU.

(If I'm wrong, I'll apologise now.)

I think the fudg-ing after Article 50's started (if it's started) will be too immense.

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:40 pm

My short-term memory's bad, sometimes. But, sometimes they're blessings too.

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:50 pm

This is a cheap way to

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:50 pm

boost my number of posts

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:51 pm

so that I can

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Post by DeclineFall » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:51 pm

climb the members' ladder.

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Post by WhatNowEh » Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:04 am

Got some Midsomer Murders DVDs.

50 pence each:

Destroying Angel, A Tale of Two Hamlets, Blue Herrings, and Bad Tidings.

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Post by Black » Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:38 pm

WhatNowEh wrote:Got some Midsomer Murders DVDs.

50 pence each:

Destroying Angel, A Tale of Two Hamlets, Blue Herrings, and Bad Tidings.
Not bad, 2 decent ones there. Not a big fan of Blue Herrings and I'm not a fan of the Scott cases (Orchis Fatalis being the exception)

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Post by CluedoKid » Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:41 pm

DeclineFall wrote:climb the members' ladder.

It's not a worthy pursuit, believe me.
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Post by BBP » Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:26 am

BBP wrote:The Dutch CIA, the AIVD, has an annual Christmas puzzle that became famous in 2014 when it stumped the Dutch prime minister. I took part in it and ended somewhere halfway scorewise. In 2015 I had a look but did not compete or pursue too much.

The AIVD Christmas Puzzle is MF HARD!

Here's one of its puzzles that doesn't require knowledge of the Dutch language:

This question counts for 1 lousy point and has 6 ciphers. They all use a different cipher, but the solutions all have one common theme.
tcjn
xdaaw mnzlyomn
acn aqisjwq
jq sot wdpne hjnnq edws
qlmjr koodsy
ciicp
pqtqkjg qj pqtqkjg

Most questions are some form of cryptography. I just spent an hour or two on one three-point question. I could show it to you but it got me way up past my bedtime, and a headache.

Anyone else here fond of cryptography? Ciphers and all that?
Finally, today they published the answers. I scored 16 points and am at a shared 775th place of over 1200 entrants.
(vows yet again to practice her code-cracking skills)

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Post by BBP » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:34 pm

In Bouillon (Belgium), an auctioneer discovered a complete 18th century library as it was left behind by a French intellectual who fled the Revolution. The auctioneer described it as a "trip through time".

The entire collection will be sold in one lot and is expected to fetch between 35,000 and 50,000 euros.

http://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws/binnenland/1.3003924


If you ever need a library resource for making your own Cluedo setting, check this out!

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Post by idk30 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:15 pm

A man's picking his nose - and another man observes this and says, 'Wave when you get to the bridge.'

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Post by Black » Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:13 am

Happy Birthday Cluedokid 8)

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Post by BBP » Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:51 pm

For any cold case aficionadoes here, there seems to be an interesting lead in the case of The Brabant Killers.


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Post by MrBoddy2003 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:49 pm

As Of August, Tracy-Louise Ward Is Now Duchess Of Beaufort
Frankly, Scarlett, I Think You're A Tramp!!!!

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Post by Black » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:22 pm

I know that one of us have the YouTube Username, BonnyBP - They got a mention in a Game Grumps episode https://youtu.be/S04AFNVDISI

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Post by MrBoddy2003 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:01 am

Black wrote:I know that one of us have the YouTube Username, BonnyBP - They got a mention in a Game Grumps episode https://youtu.be/S04AFNVDISI
That Would Be BBP
Frankly, Scarlett, I Think You're A Tramp!!!!

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