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scruffy1 last won the day on August 5

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  1. scruffy1

    i see dead people

    amen good-bye and farewell to the queen of soul one of the great voices over several decades
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    how crap is this government ?

    give me the contacts and i'll happily be eloquent where it gets heard
  3. scruffy1

    how crap is this government ?

    they only a few days ago extended the opt out period for "my health record" to november 15 (from oct 15) has that been widely announced by the feds ? about as loudly as the original closing date, and details of what staying in means they must think the majority of the public are idiots oh, wait.... they are sadly pretty accurate in that assumption
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    Do own many things that others wouldn't?

    probably my entire collection of flying things, and then there's all the necessary tools for old school production : razor blade plane / balsa stripper / and many more too weird to explain then there's all the paraphernalia to control them - radios / speed controllers / motors / servos / dinky connectors and whatnot just a small selection :
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    don't want to make you paranoid, but...

    yep, but as a medico i feel obliged to act on things that affect my patients, because protecting their well-being is my professional duty, but it's the reason i decided to become a doctor in the first place so it's really just an extension of "first, do no harm"
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    don't want to make you paranoid, but...

    there's a difference between naivety and passive capitulation my track record against major bureaucracy so far is scruffy = 2 , others = 0 so i am quite inclined to go the throat in whatever way is effective when something strikes me as so obviously wrong that i can't understand why there isn't a major revolt
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    don't want to make you paranoid, but...

    wanna get really annoyed ? read this link : https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1027059296784146437.html This is even more problematic for people who choose to not have their record "kept" in a universal repository, and suggests that opt out is in fact not honoured if a single piece of data is inadvertently uploaded, which would trigger the record "open". i've already complained to my professional college and asked for them to confirm it's truth if it is, i'm spitting chips what part of "not at all, thank you" means "yes, if you get a chance" ? that's really fucked up
  8. scruffy1

    Forum downtime / new feature testing

    use the dark mode, and it's way easier to read for my old optics
  9. scruffy1

    And What Are You Listening To?

    you need to see the introduction above, to really "get" what's happening here then https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtP8VABF5pk&list=PLACTllQfxKg4rFubXq4h4lgU8glSOj0M0 and then : the mother of all funk chords https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2C189BC49E25D16A Kutiman main site on youtube (he's also on Spotify) this is simply (in a very technically complex and brilliant way) fantastic
  10. scruffy1

    What's on your mind?

    seriously considering getting one of these, though a t-shirt is more my style than a trucker's hat
  11. scruffy1

    BASTARD CHILD Member Since 10 Sep 2008

    and after my earlier posts, with the re-jig of the forum, some old and unprocessed p.m has surfaced posted 57 minutes ago: Bastard Child scruffy1 Scruffy, I think you're my favourite poster That is all ٩(-̮̮̃ -̃)۶ November 7, 2009 i'm pretty complimented by that, but would have liked to have known it a bit sooner, as it doubtless would have provoked some private conversation in reply rest well, lost atomican... sorry i didn't have the opportunity to know you better :(
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    And What Are You Listening To?

    that's not a guitar solo; THIS is a guitar solo
  13. i'd recommend you flush it, as it is the equivalent of a narcotic wrt scheduling, and thus handing it over to someone unauthorised even without money involved is not legal chemists are obliged to dispose of it if you hand it in - they won't buy it back as it is not a legal possibility either if your quote by the psych is correct, he / she should read the poisons schedule and get educated Authority Required Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Population criteria: Patient must be or have been diagnosed between the ages of 6 and 18 years inclusive. Clinical criteria: Patient must have demonstrated a response to immediate-release methylphenidate hydrochloride with no emergence of serious adverse events, AND Patient must require continuous coverage over 12 hours. Note Care must be taken to comply with the provisions of State/Territory law when prescribing this drug.
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    What's on your mind?

    it's to loosen up your dvt after a day in cattle class