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Uh .... yes.
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BobD. wrote:Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don’t stand in the doorway
Don’t block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There’s a battle outside and it is ragin’
It’ll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin’
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I wasn't making a political statement. It turns out I've driven past this piece of 'art' for along time without realising it was there. I discovered it while out enjoying my permitted daily exercise.

For those of you that know the URL to my holiday blog, there's a bit more about this picture there. If you don't know the URL and you are a regular here, i.e. I 'know' you, then send me a PM and I'll consider sharing it with you.

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stuck wrote:I wasn't making a political statement. ...
No political statements intended on my end, either— at least none beyond commenting on politicians in general, from all walks, who can't resist opportunism, and trying to make disaster serve their own interests. What's happening now is bigger than that, so much bigger. It shivers the soul.
BenjaminFranklin wrote:We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
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stuck wrote:
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Ken
My favourite graffiti quote from 2102 was "Solar Energy NOW!".
I spent many hours trying to come up with some form of energy that could not be attributed to our sun, or the past explosion of some other sun (for the really heavy metals)
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ChrisGreaves wrote:My favourite graffiti quote from 2102 was "Solar Energy NOW!".
You still have 82 years to make it come true!
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HansV wrote:
ChrisGreaves wrote:My favourite graffiti quote from 2102 was "Solar Energy NOW!".
You still have 82 years to make it come true!
Gaaaaaaaaaasaah!
I've done it again.
I shall move my laptop one centimetre to the write!\

2012

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P.S. shouldn't that be LXXXII years?
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HansV wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 14:10
ChrisGreaves wrote:My favourite graffiti quote from 2102 was "Solar Energy NOW!".
You still have 82 years to make it come true!
Turned out to not 82 but less than 2!

"An anti-malware component is converting the date/time into the "YYMMDDHHMM" format and storing it as a signed, 32-bit number (max value 2,147,483,648).
In December, the number started with "2112," less than 2147. But in January, the number starts with "2201," obviously more than 2147"
".

Quoted from Susan Bradley's Blog.

I had this in 1978, SGB UK had me updating their payroll on an ICL 1903A/COBOL. Every fortnight the DP manager would walk in with another bug: We are out by £83,886.07 again. I would rub my forehead, wince "Give me a couple of hours", locate the 24-bit integer field and change it to 48 (or from "Integer" to "Double Integer" whatever it was) and get back to my real job. Thirty seconds max. Impressed the DP manager no end. The form was so badly managed that they wouldn't allocate time for me to change all the internal working values from single- to double-integer.
Years later I learned the expression whack-a-mole.
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