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    Re: Bitcoin's energy consumption

    I took a quick look through the article and the question I was left with was
    "WHY are the 'factories' located where they are? Is it because they are using 'cheap' electricity which is often...
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    Re: Euro elections

    Yes, they will publicize anything they can because, in the "new media economy", Clicks on an article generates advertising revenue and controversy creates Clicks
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    Re: Euro elections

    Jack - point taken

    400,000,000 / 751 = 532,623 people per politician in EU

    327,000,000 / 535 = 611,215 people per politician in Both houses (100 in Senate, 435 in Legislature) in the US
    ...
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    Re: Euro elections

    I just saw an article on the election - is it true there are 751 seats in the EU Parliament? Really? No wonder there is a problem with global warming - if each politician speaks for only 1 minute...
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    Re: on the land - Eastern Canada

    I was into Eastern Maine (State of Maine, USA) on the weekend - it looked like about half of the fields on higher ground had been worked - lower lying areas still seem to be wet.

    and it is still...
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    Re: Chelsea flower show

    Converted to a "government" office explains the "pigs at the trough" :cool: ;) :rolleyes:
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    Re: Microsoft office

    jack - before buying new I would check into the cost of upgrading the memory, etc. of your existing machine. The organization I work for just did that for my 5 year old HP laptop (to handle the...
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    Re: Farm Force machinery

    Lee - welcome to the forums

    you might try contacting the company - a quick google search provided this email address sales@farmforce.co.uk
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    Re: Microsoft office

    Jack - hover your mouse over the "from" field in the email - if it isn't Microsoft.com then it is probably isn't from Microsoft.

    If you are still NOT 125% sure it is from Microsoft, forward it to...
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    Re: Metal detecting- Yes or No?

    There are a couple of other "issues" to consider
    1 - "monkey see - monkey do" - people see one person wandering across fields and think it is "fair game" for everyone to just "take a walk-about" as...
  11. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    I am not familiar with peewit (lapwing) - Is there any kind of protection which could be put over the nest to protect it from corbies or magpies and still give the parents access?

    Maybe an...
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    Re: on the land - Eastern Canada

    Well, we have to wait until the flood is over (bad flood 2 years in a row) and the land dries out - the land has to "warm up" for anything to grow - often the temperature has remain near or above 10C...
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    on the land - Eastern Canada

    Just returned form my annual drive from New Brunswick (Canada) through Quebec to Ottawa (Ontario). I also made a quick trip to North-Eastern New York State (USA).

    Over 700 miles (~1300 Km)...
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    Re: Extinction rebellion.

    over educated idiots
  15. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    interesting take - very very interesting
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    Re: barn dismantling

    Depending on the construction, size, location where you would want it, the roadways in between, . . . . maybe just move it as-is

    on this side of the pond, a friend used to work for a company that...
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    Re: Lely rake arms

    44mm - about 1.73 inches?

    about 25 mm at its widest?

    maybe a "project" at the local high school / trades school to manufacture some out of two pieces of pipe?
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    Re: Big corps. killing agriculture?

    read the article - it isn't just farms, it is the globalization of the entire economy that is creating our new masters - above and beyond local or international laws.

    On this side of the pond, we...
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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    Just read the article and it left me wondering - If they winter within 5 miles of their breeding grounds, just where do they winter? Do they hide-out in bushes? Or??

    I know some of the sparrows...
  20. Re: One Australian farmers nightmare is anothers good fortune....

    Saw a sign the other day

    "I don't need google, my wife knows everything"

    and beside it was another one

    "I don't need google, my husband knows everything"

    (Gotta be PC, eH?)
  21. Re: One Australian farmers nightmare is anothers good fortune....

    yhup - glass half full or half empty.

    We are waiting now to see if we will a flood along the Saint John River (New Brunswick, Canada) like the record one we had last year. a couple of weeks ago...
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    Re: Anybody want a few cheap N. Ireland calves?

    I just took a listen to this and MY take is:
    a) Brexit will NOT be good for Globalist corporations who want NO barriers in selling you something while having the profits siphoned to some tax haven...
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    Re: 13 pin to 7 pin trailer light adapters

    Stock (OE) wiring harness - runs along the inside side of the frame integrated with the tail light wiring - accessed through the bumper - a 4 pin (Brake/signal/tail) and a 7 pin connector.

    The...
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    Re: 13 pin to 7 pin trailer light adapters

    my 2017 Dodge Ram (7 pin) has that for the integrated brake controller I installed - you can choose type of trailer (i.e. utility, machinery, . . .), weight of trailer, number of axles, type of brake...
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    Re: 13 pin to 7 pin trailer light adapters

    I live in "snow country" and one observation on LED is since they don't draw as much electricity, they don't heat up as much thus they don't melt the snow off as well, especially on the tail lights
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