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Forum: General Yesterday, 20:58
Replies: 11,924
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Posted By Nexxo
I'm 5'10" and in the Netherlands that is...

I'm 5'10" and in the Netherlands that is considered short.
Forum: Project Logs Yesterday, 20:09
Replies: 187
Views: 22,527
Posted By Nexxo
http://media.tumblr.com/8b9df4c8073a231fdb15a1266c...

http://media.tumblr.com/8b9df4c8073a231fdb15a1266cd59ba7/tumblr_inline_mpp9y2qHMr1qz4rgp.gif
Forum: General Yesterday, 14:28
Replies: 26,991
Views: 2,963,626
Posted By Nexxo
I bought some accessories for my lathe: a 100mm...

I bought some accessories for my lathe: a 100mm four-jaw self-centring chuck with adapter plate for the 80mm spindle (hold bigger pieces, including square ones, better), an ER-32 collet chuck (hold...
Forum: General 24th Oct 2014, 23:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By Nexxo
I don't smoke, but I love the smell and...

I don't smoke, but I love the smell and paraphernalia of cigars and pipes (whereas cigarettes: yuk). Needs the company of a good spirit though.
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 24th Oct 2014, 22:18
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Nexxo
http://drinksleepbekerri.files.wordpress.com/2014/...

http://drinksleepbekerri.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/star_wars_its_a_trap.jpg
Forum: Modding 24th Oct 2014, 16:40
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Nexxo
Not a project log guys --needs to move to Modding.

Not a project log guys --needs to move to Modding.
Forum: Serious 23rd Oct 2014, 21:35
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
Communism does work, but only for communities no...

Communism does work, but only for communities no larger than about 100 members. After that the community starts losing track of who takes more from the communal resource pool than they contribute to...
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Oct 2014, 19:11
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Nexxo
Reminds me a bit of that cartoon of a toothpick...

Reminds me a bit of that cartoon of a toothpick factory where entire tree trunks are whittled down to individual toothpicks. :p
Forum: Serious 23rd Oct 2014, 19:05
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
We; it's a plural "you"; the other forum members...

We; it's a plural "you"; the other forum members addressing us. :) But I'd say that on the forum, as in life, all derailments are interesting.

Back to the question though: why do economic liberals...
Forum: Serious 23rd Oct 2014, 18:15
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
The state should not be making legal regulations...

The state should not be making legal regulations for purely ideological reasons. That way fascism lies.

But the point I was making is that the Conservatives wish to proscribe how people live in...
Forum: Serious 23rd Oct 2014, 17:33
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
Because research...

Because research (http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/17/nhs-health) says (http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Guardian/documents/2011/08/07/JRSMpaperPritWall.pdf?guni=Article:in body link)...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Oct 2014, 22:33
Replies: 35
Views: 825
Posted By Nexxo
The right to free speech does not mean the right...

The right to free speech does not mean the right to be protected from the consequences.
Forum: Serious 22nd Oct 2014, 19:31
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
And similarly, the NHS is the worst form of...

And similarly, the NHS is the worst form of health care delivery except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.



I don't think you understand capitalism. It is an economic...
Forum: Serious 22nd Oct 2014, 13:54
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
And there's the rub: people are stupid. That is a...

And there's the rub: people are stupid. That is a particular problem if they have an extraordinary ammount of power.



The fact is that it is most governments' explicit philosophy to promote the...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Oct 2014, 13:36
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By Nexxo
Seems to be; Anandtech and others have tested it....

Seems to be; Anandtech and others have tested it. Back up your data, as it has to rewrite them as part of the refreshing process (following the firmware update). You shouldn't lose any data and the...
Forum: Serious 22nd Oct 2014, 08:35
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
The NHS is split into roughly two parts: the...

The NHS is split into roughly two parts: the purchasing authorities, which hold DoH funds, and use that to 'buy' health services from NHS providers, such as Primary Care and Hospital Trusts, usually...
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 22:47
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
Good point. We're better off commissioning...

Good point. We're better off commissioning existing charities. They have experience, a proven track record, are not for profit, and share the same ethics as the NHS.
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 21:05
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
Anything is possible. The question is whether the...

Anything is possible. The question is whether the government will.



Actually, commissioners cannot refuse to accept providers as long as they meet minimum quality standards and are licensed...
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 20:19
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
Linkie...

Linkie (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/285009/Annex_NHS_provider_licence_conditions_-_20120207.pdf). I refer you to section G8 of page 10:



Now the...
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 15:26
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
The government is not inclined to do that. ...

The government is not inclined to do that.

First, it is more interested in creating an attractive market for private companies. Capitalism likes free markets, as in: unencumbered by rules and...
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 14:20
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
No, you don't get it. I'm talking about...

No, you don't get it. I'm talking about contracting regulations that are already in place; that specify the conditions of all contracts that private companies can bid for. Private companies can turn...
Forum: Serious 21st Oct 2014, 13:33
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
This is about duty of care. In order for the NHS...

This is about duty of care. In order for the NHS to meet its obligation to provide free health care for ALL at the point of NEED, it must offer appropriate health care to all people who need it....
Forum: Serious 20th Oct 2014, 22:51
Replies: 92
Views: 3,062
Posted By Nexxo
In fifteen years' time NHS will be private.

In fifteen years' time NHS will be private.
Forum: Gaming 20th Oct 2014, 22:43
Replies: 722
Views: 38,572
Posted By Nexxo
Nice of him. I'll buy mine, though, because he...

Nice of him. I'll buy mine, though, because he deserves the money. :)
Forum: Article Discussion 20th Oct 2014, 15:31
Replies: 35
Views: 825
Posted By Nexxo
Think of it less as communication, and more like...

Think of it less as communication, and more like griefing.

First, it is uniquely public. Second, it relies on that publicity to garner support from other griefers to join in a (sometimes...
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