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    European and Local elections 2019

    It was very diplomatic floor crossing showpiece. Topics for debate included Climate: Lots of not arguing with the fgreen party and the usual bio vs industry speculations. Migrants: (peter casey was on twitter the next day saying that nobody was talking about migrants. All six potential...
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    What movie did you watch last night?

    I watched pumping iron yesterday. Oddly great.
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    Jaysus cycling!

    It seemed to be all - also scooters and mopeds use a lot ((not all) of the cycle lanes in the netherlands, just at a limit around 25kmh i think. HOWEVER. they don't drive/cycle like dicks mostly so its grand. all the electrics i saw in netherlands were factory builds rather than after market...
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    Jaysus cycling!

    They have numberplates on them in the netherlands.
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    Game of Thrones Season 8

    The primary whine seems to be Which is essentially 'we want things to be very predicable'
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    Jaysus cycling!

    Haven't done one but we get a fair few into the workshop. They do stress the bikes a bit as it's all a bit heavier in different places than designed for. If it's an older/cheaper bike then go for it, if it's your bae then I'd recommend no.
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    Major Complaints Thread

    To me it seems rigged to be doomed, the broadband minister is also the climate minister and the minister for Dennis o Brien, it's a politically unmanageable brief and I think it's just given to people to fuck thier careers
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    European and Local elections 2019

    Coincidentally I'm on my way to the sorta debates for the EC president election. Trying to get to grips with how it works on the way there. Polling suggests a wide coalition with the group fine geal are in on top, potential for a left/right anti Europe coalition too. I expect a very diplomatic...
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    What movie did you watch last night?

    gonna rewatch this soon, also posting the fuck out of this every time someone announces chic playing ireland, which is every day.
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    The Uninhabitable Ireland

    Like posting that video is fairly glib, but I would contend we are at the point of emergency
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    The Uninhabitable Ireland

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    The Uninhabitable Ireland

    didn't take him long to fluff it.
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    European and Local elections 2019

    Here's a rally driver running on a road safety platform. A rally driver in donegal which is basically the national centre for road tragedy. https://www.donegaldaily.com/2019/05/14/kelly-says-letterkenny-road-safety-needs-ramped-up/
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    The price of trains

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/10/12/why-are-flights-so-much-cheaper-in-europe-than-in-the-u-s/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9ff5a4303929 here's some nice paywall on the topic
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    The price of trains

    At least part of it is because they don't pay tax on fuel. https://www.euronews.com/2019/05/13/climate-change-aviation-fuel-tax-would-cut-co2-not-hit-jobs-leaked-eu-commission-report-fi
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    Minor complaints thread

    Oh yes indeed, some of the last good left on the internet.
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    Game of Thrones Season 8

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    Minor complaints thread

    everyone has torrents though
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    Game of Thrones Season 8

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    Happy Birthday, JohnnyRaz

    Have a good one!
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