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  1. Ah that's what confused me,thanks.
  2. The only Japanese series I can remember is the Water Margin, Monkey Magic seems to have entirely passed me by.
  3. Ah , he's rich then... yer shudda sed so...
  4. If I remember right it takes 200 million years for the milky way to rotate, so 100 million years from now we should have a clear view of it. I'll let you know what it looks like...
  5. RR you have a very cavalier outlook to Covid as we all know, but telling people to look after themselves is a bit like Marie Antoinette’s attitude to the peasantry. A surprisingly right wing “!’m alright” philosophy for a Labour voter. To act like ‘Jack-the-Lad’, have a devil may care, disparaging and somewhat aggressive attitude is fine if we’re all the same, but we’re not. Many are older, not as fit as once they were, and highly vulnerable to serious complications should Covid strike. You have good health and long may it continue, but try to have a little more e
  6. I don't know gavreid, in fact I've never heard of him. The figures quoted are a simple repeat of Gov figures, and I'm at a loss to see his point.
  7. You should join forces with Col and get a twofer
  8. Me too and it has a survey attached to for me to fill in if I have any susceptible animals, which I don't. Heanor town centre has a sign warning the public they are entering an infected area.
  9. Let's hope it's sooner rather than later – although the cynic in me suspects it will be when there's a gap in his more lucrative private work...
  10. The theory is a small gas generated explosion creates a shockwave directed towards the clouds. The energy in such a shockwave will be tiny compared to the level created by a thunderclap, but no doubt many will swear by the practice and say it's the cannons not the thunder that are effective. I looked it up and the journal Meteorologische Zeitschrift (2006) concluded they were a waste of time and money. French vineyards have used church bells, rockets and gunfire for the same purpose.
  11. As far as I can remember seeding is suppose to encourage rain. Cloud cannons are supposed to prevent hail stones growing to a size whereby they cause damage. Seeding I'd heard of, cannons I hadn't. Neither seems particularly effective, I suspect it's more a mix of tradition and old wives tales than any real benefit.
  12. Sounds unlikley to be effective, but who am I to argue...
  13. Why were farmers shooting at clouds?