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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ladram Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 February 2020 at 1:47pm
Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

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Dr M - your explanation of genetics and IQ was superb. I am certainly not capable of such an erudite comparison - all I can say on the matter is that the guy is and was a prat - full stop. As for Ladram writing off a whole generation I think there is an element of misunderstanding. It is not a whole generation but a minority of many generations who make up this number. Quite how we go about reducing it I do not know. 

Thanks, as this is the only social media I'm on I felt the urge to post it somewhere! And yes, if a harder approach is wanted by some I respect their views. I'm in favour of a 4 day working week as I'd like to work less and head down Spoons in honesty - but I know that isn't going to happen.
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Originally posted by ladram ladram wrote:

Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Dr M - your explanation of genetics and IQ was superb. I am certainly not capable of such an erudite comparison - all I can say on the matter is that the guy is and was a prat - full stop. As for Ladram writing off a whole generation I think there is an element of misunderstanding. It is not a whole generation but a minority of many generations who make up this number. Quite how we go about reducing it I do not know. 

Thanks, as this is the only social media I'm on I felt the urge to post it somewhere! And yes, if a harder approach is wanted by some I respect their views. I'm in favour of a 4 day working week as I'd like to work less and head down Spoons in honesty - but I know that isn't going to happen.
don't go before 12 it's packed WinkLOL

Yeah all your bloody mates are in there. Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ladram Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 February 2020 at 2:49pm
Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

Originally posted by ladram ladram wrote:

Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Dr M - your explanation of genetics and IQ was superb. I am certainly not capable of such an erudite comparison - all I can say on the matter is that the guy is and was a prat - full stop. As for Ladram writing off a whole generation I think there is an element of misunderstanding. It is not a whole generation but a minority of many generations who make up this number. Quite how we go about reducing it I do not know. 

Thanks, as this is the only social media I'm on I felt the urge to post it somewhere! And yes, if a harder approach is wanted by some I respect their views. I'm in favour of a 4 day working week as I'd like to work less and head down Spoons in honesty - but I know that isn't going to happen.
don't go before 12 it's packed WinkLOL

Yeah all your bloody mates are in there. Wink
try being self employed roofing in this weather it's like the dole with less money.Angry
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Originally posted by ladram ladram wrote:

Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

Originally posted by ladram ladram wrote:

Originally posted by dr_martinov dr_martinov wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Dr M - your explanation of genetics and IQ was superb. I am certainly not capable of such an erudite comparison - all I can say on the matter is that the guy is and was a prat - full stop. As for Ladram writing off a whole generation I think there is an element of misunderstanding. It is not a whole generation but a minority of many generations who make up this number. Quite how we go about reducing it I do not know. 

Thanks, as this is the only social media I'm on I felt the urge to post it somewhere! And yes, if a harder approach is wanted by some I respect their views. I'm in favour of a 4 day working week as I'd like to work less and head down Spoons in honesty - but I know that isn't going to happen.
don't go before 12 it's packed WinkLOL

Yeah all your bloody mates are in there. Wink
try being self employed roofing in this weather it's like the dole with less money.Angry

On the plus side you may have a lot of business when the storms have finally passed.
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Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

The take home message tonight is that despite the soundbites from politicians, the UK still plans to take any EU citizen (skilled or unskilled regardless of points or lack of) on a temporary basis after January 2021.  And temporary seems to be defined as 2 years. ie. all EU citizens will be able to travel to the UK provided they don't stay beyond 2 years.  

If this turns out to be true then so much for control of our borders eh, the reality of this seems to be that EU citizens will still have freedom of movement (one of the Brexiteers red lines) after Brexit.

Good moring Rob - I wondered how long it would be before hostilities broke out again - all this bloody talk of daffs etcWink. Personally I don't care how many people we allow to come and work here provided it is beneficial for us as a country. Brexit for real leavers was never about the numbers - it was about the words you used " control of our borders". If our democratically elected government choose to allow free movement then that is fine by me - why you ask - because it is our choice and not some non elected bureacrat in Brussels/Strasbourg. 

While we are on this subject i think the EU's opening stance about the upcoming negotiations is very enlightening. We are not going to get a Canada style offer because we are seen as a huge competitor on their doorstep. They want an even playing field which is European for saying they want control. They don't want, for instance, the UK government to be able to subsidise any Industry even though it may mean us saving valuable jobs & keeping some of our once World leading manufacturing. For me I will watch Boris and his government closely and make my own mind up down the line. Any sell out of our fishermen or pandering to level playing fields will see Boris out on his ear next time. If he hasn't learnt the lessons of the Labour party by now he never will. 
Dafs are coming along fine, I can relax. Smile

Have we moved into a parellel universe where we both agree.  The bit in bold is what I think and in fact, this is what we had and what we will have post Brexit. It will be disguised as 'we only let those who we need in' but in fact it will be everyone more or less as they will come in on the potatoe/strawberry  picking card.


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Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

The take home message tonight is that despite the soundbites from politicians, the UK still plans to take any EU citizen (skilled or unskilled regardless of points or lack of) on a temporary basis after January 2021.  And temporary seems to be defined as 2 years. ie. all EU citizens will be able to travel to the UK provided they don't stay beyond 2 years.  

If this turns out to be true then so much for control of our borders eh, the reality of this seems to be that EU citizens will still have freedom of movement (one of the Brexiteers red lines) after Brexit.

Good moring Rob - I wondered how long it would be before hostilities broke out again - all this bloody talk of daffs etcWink. Personally I don't care how many people we allow to come and work here provided it is beneficial for us as a country. Brexit for real leavers was never about the numbers - it was about the words you used " control of our borders". If our democratically elected government choose to allow free movement then that is fine by me - why you ask - because it is our choice and not some non elected bureacrat in Brussels/Strasbourg. 

While we are on this subject i think the EU's opening stance about the upcoming negotiations is very enlightening. We are not going to get a Canada style offer because we are seen as a huge competitor on their doorstep. They want an even playing field which is European for saying they want control. They don't want, for instance, the UK government to be able to subsidise any Industry even though it may mean us saving valuable jobs & keeping some of our once World leading manufacturing. For me I will watch Boris and his government closely and make my own mind up down the line. Any sell out of our fishermen or pandering to level playing fields will see Boris out on his ear next time. If he hasn't learnt the lessons of the Labour party by now he never will. 
Dafs are coming along fine, I can relax. Smile

Have we moved into a parellel universe where we both agree.  The bit in bold is what I think and in fact, this is what we had and what we will have post Brexit. It will be disguised as 'we only let those who we need in' but in fact it will be everyone more or less as they will come in on the potatoe/strawberry  picking card.

Glad to hear the daffs are doing well - I did say remain didn't I Big smile. You must agree though that there is a very big difference between choosing to have a totally open border & being told you have to. For one we can close it whenever we want which may be a good option to have if the French fishermen kick up rough when they are banned from our waters
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we seem to think we have a system in wales that protects the sickest and the weakest..Yet in the past few weeks there been several stories where autism and disabled children have been ignored...one girl has gone 2 years without schooling as theres no disabled access toilets in her area? Im sick of hearing we in wales are not taking care of the disabled and vulnerable, yet another indefensible story this week of an autistic boy unable to get treatment for 5 months https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-51589577

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