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Former Member09/03/2022 20:34:28
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Michael Gilligan09/03/2022 21:00:00
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The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Ref. __ Paul R. Ehrlich Quotes. (n.d.). Retrieved March 9, 2022, from Web site:


DiogenesII09/03/2022 21:42:25
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The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

(Marx - Groucho, I think)

Clive Hartland09/03/2022 21:57:19
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I know what I am doing, it's the other people who frighten me!

Nick Clarke 309/03/2022 22:28:26
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When out walking in the snow you can melt snow for drinking and cooking - provided you are not walking with a Labrador and the snow is not yellow

Nick Clarke 309/03/2022 22:29:44
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If you give a toddler a hammer everything else then becomes a nail

Peter Greene 🇨🇦09/03/2022 22:33:00
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Before criticising someone, walk a mile in their shoes.

That way, when you do criticise them, you're a mile away.

...... and you have their shoes.

Frank Gorse09/03/2022 23:28:21
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If it wasn’t for free speech we wouldn’t know who the idiots were.

There are only 10 kinds of people,those who understand binary and those who don’t.

Steviegtr10/03/2022 00:01:08
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I was having a birthday present parachute jump bought for me by my kids.

I jumped out of the aircraft. It was then i realised i had forgotten what the instructor had told me about the chute deployment. After some time speeding to earth i saw something approaching me at speed. It was a man clinging to a cooker coming up.

I shouted , hey do you know anything about parachutes, he replied no, do you know anything about gas cookers.


duncan webster10/03/2022 00:37:23
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Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow, by then some other silly s*d might have done it

If at first you don't succeed get a bigger hammer 

Edited By duncan webster on 10/03/2022 00:38:08

Lee Rogers10/03/2022 07:34:08
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Do unto others quick before they do unto you.

Lee Rogers10/03/2022 07:35:03
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The early worm didn't have a great day.

Hopper10/03/2022 08:00:00
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"Most quotes on the internet are made up". -- Albert Einstein

Michael Gilligan10/03/2022 08:02:17
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laugh ^^^

Derek Lane10/03/2022 08:32:28
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"The only people who never fail are those that never try"

Ady110/03/2022 08:54:50
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Groucho Marx has all the quotes you'll ever need

“Marriage is a wonderful institution...but who wants to live in an institution?”

Ady110/03/2022 09:28:37
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“Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.”

Circlip10/03/2022 10:12:18
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There is no such thing as a stupid question.

Regards Ian.

I have two avatar signatures on other forums

'You might not like what I say, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong' and 'I didn't say what you think you heard'.

Edited By Circlip on 10/03/2022 10:15:42

Hopper10/03/2022 10:21:37
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Posted by Derek Lane on 10/03/2022 08:32:28:

"The only people who never fail are those that never try"

"Trying is the first step towards failure." -- Homer Simpson

My motto: A person who never changed their mind is a person who never thought about anything.

SillyOldDuffer10/03/2022 11:12:50
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My favourite is from my 1888 'Enquire Within Upon Everything'. It's 'Never meddle with gunpowder by candlelight.'

And in similar cheery vein: 'Death does not blow a Trumpet'



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