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Boeing employee said 737 Max 'is designed by clowns' and 'supervised by monkeys' - MarketWatch

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Old 01-15-2020, 12:28 AM
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Ireland's having an election!

Election 2020: Campaign under way as Varadkar sets Saturday poll for February 8th

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Outlining his rationale for calling the election now the Taoiseach said a Brexit deal had been achieved which would see the UK exit the EU in an “orderly” fashion.

“There will be no hard border, citizens’ rights have been protected and the Common Travel Area will remain in place,” he said.

He said an agreement to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland had also been reached.

He said the next priority was to secure a free-trade agreement between the EU, including Ireland, and the United Kingdom, that protected the Irish economy.
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Miriam Lord: Time gets mangled as Varadkar unveils election slogan

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[Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin's] party has recycled its slogan from the last general election, which is very on trend.

“All Ireland for all in de turtyturd Dáil”.
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Russian prime minister and government resign after Putin speech
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All carefully orchestrated by Tsar Putin, of course.
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Newfoundland firefighters responding to calls on foot after this weekend's storm closes the roads. Wow. Thank you. [Credit @IAFFLocal1075] : canada

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No way I am clicking on that link, though.
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No way I am clicking on that link, though.
I think you'd be okay. The main picture shows the burnt out remains of a lorry on the side of a motorway, with lots of burned tubes lying on the ground alongside. There are some white circles visible, but I think they're probably tube caps rather than Pringles - in any case the circles are tiny: only about few pixels across -and too blurry to see any detail.

Another photo shows the lorry while it was still on fire, but from too far away to see any of the contents.

There are no recognizable Pringles visible anywhere in the article, as far as I can see.
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Just visiting the page will probably result in a month's worth of targeted Pringles ads, however.
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In the higher res version Pringles(TM) are clearly visible:



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Travesty!
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That's actually pretty satisfying.
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The BBC photo was not only smaller than the one But linked, but also cropped away the foreground that contains the most visible of the heinous discs.

I suppose they pixelated the fireman's face for privacy reasons, and the back of the trailer because of advertising? But why the little pixelated block over one of the tubes on the ground (under the nearest bottom corner of the trailer in the photo)? :chin:
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Probably that horrendous abomination of a logo Pringles has. Traumatising, so best to pixelate for everyone's sake.
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mmm... Pringles :homdrool:
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The police were called on Thursday evening in Turku, Finland to remove a passenger riding a city bus without a ticket.




A large dog hopped on a bus alone at a stop in the city, failed to purchase a ticket, and calmly took a seat and a long ride.

The driver contacted police who picked up the "well-behaved pooch" and later posted "photo evidence of the day's ticketless passenger", playfully berating the canine for not reading the rules, and informing the public that the dog had been safely conveyed to a shelter.
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