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JohnM

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JohnM last won the day on March 13 2020

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  1. It's really good of you to offer yourself up as possible sacrifice. It's all for the greater good.
  2. Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea and Skegness beaches have retained the award for water quality, facilities, beach safety, environmental education and management. That doesn't entitle you to come here, though. Stay away!
  3. Won't be going to any games yet, for a number of reasons, one of which is I prefer to see how the first few games go in terms of fan behaviour, infection levels etc.
  4. In that case, the grandparents, who presumably want the best for their daughter and grandchildren, might like to satisfy her that it's a sacrifice they will make for the greater good.
  5. As mentioned in my earlier post: The term hypertext was coined by Ted Nelson in 1965 in the Xanadu Project, which was in turn inspired by Vannevar Bush's 1930s vision of the microfilm-based information retrieval and management "memex" system described in his 1945 essay "As We May Think". Tim Berners-Lee and his team at CERN are credited with inventing the original HTTP, along with HTML and the associated technology for a web server and a text-based web browser. Berners-Lee first proposed the "WorldWideWeb" project in 1989—now known as the World Wide Web. The first version of the protocol had o
  6. Is it not reasonable to expect this has been addressed by Wigan, Bateman, etc explaining the issues to him? If they have not, then In addition, he should by now have explored them. Is it not also true that the Tigers should have done the same? It would not be a good look to see him returning early claiming homesickness given the current and previous examples.
  7. Earliest computer experience:school visit 1960/1961 to Manchester University to see their Ferranti Mercury. First job in computers. 1962 joined Ferranti Computer Equipment Group West Gorton as student engineer to be trained and educated to become field engineer on Ferranti FP6000 -which on takeover in 1963 became ICT 1900 series. They paid me for 6 years to go through college full time along with a few others. I stayed in the sector until retirement just a few years ago, working for British and US companies and on my own account, too. So: Internet/hypertext/WWW: Much ignored player
  8. Hell be back, once he's learned to be homesick.... Unless of course, he's properly supported by his new employer.
  9. ...but my rant that trumps all my other rants combined is..... ...the Covid elbow touch. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP IT. STOP
  10. Thats a better result than I normally get!
  11. Golden point - good Six more -good No scrums -good Video ref - good but used too often Hull FC beating Wigan yesterday - not good.
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