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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Dazzle View Post
    It's gone up, it only used to be three meals.

    There's progress for ya.
    I tried doing the 5/7 diet a few years back. Had I known I was only one breakfast away from civil insurrection I'd have gone the Weight Watchers route.

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    Quote Originally Posted by treadeager View Post
    The BBC are currently running a series about MI6 .

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00ly7j7

    In a trailer for the programme , a spokesman for MI6 mentioned a tenet that they still worked to ( regarding civil turmoil in the Uk )....... we are only ever four meals away from unrest...........
    But MI6 are the overseas spies, it's 5 that deals with domestics. Maybe it's four takeaway meals

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    Quote Originally Posted by gremlin View Post
    Yes. Because we can compare the Britain of 1819 and of 2019 in direct comparison and draw our conclusion from that*.


    *Along with which shape to model your tin-foil hat on.
    Surely they didn't have tin foil in 1819?


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    Quote Originally Posted by gremlin View Post
    Back to the OP, I believe there is a bit of a do in Manchester to unveil a memorial to the Peterloo Massacre today, what with it being the anniversary.
    Better than Liverpool at 'Not letting it go', nowhere near as good as Ireland.

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