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Old 21st April 2016, 01:36 AM
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I had no idea. Wonderful! The pleasure of my existence has just increased a notch!
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Old 21st April 2016, 08:08 AM
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This has cracked 300 views now. The last time that happened on my blog was the demise of RDF (although that post hit 8,250 views).
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Old 21st April 2016, 10:16 AM
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I might have shared it a bit.


Also, this.
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I might have shared it a bit.

Also, this.
More like Factual McFailface
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Arky McFarkFace?
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Old 21st April 2016, 04:51 PM
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... imagine if the mighty Saint George Dragons built a new grandstand and had a competition to name it - it is literally unthinkable that Grandy McGrandstand would be considered a viable option - sure, if it was open to the general public, and Roosters fans, the vote may be swayed to something stupid - but there is no way anyone would expect it to be taken seriously...
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Old 22nd April 2016, 12:24 AM
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I might have shared it a bit.
Cheers! Cracked 450 views now. To be fair, I've been whoring it all over the twitterverse.
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Honour the poles, nerk!

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Old 22nd April 2016, 01:11 AM
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Turns out that the UK government's petition system has rejected several petitions on the grounds that this isn't a matter for the government. Despite this, and despite having no scientific background whatsoever, Jo Johnson, the minister for universities and science, has interjected. On that basis, I've started a petition to get him to shut the fuck up, or to reinstate the rejected petitions.

Not running roughshod over democracy on my fucking watch!

UK residents (or British citizens) can sign the petition here:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petit...hbYlXAPP4KZXDl
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