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While i'm @ it, i also REALLY hate websites where the first thing they do when you visit the site is to shove a POP-UP in your face, COMPLETELY OBSCURING the thing that you came to their website to look at in the first place.

who the f*ck in webdesign decided that this was a "good" idea?

it's like the magazine subscription cards that used to fall out all over the place, only VASTLY more annoying; it actually makes me miss magazine subscription cards...
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hm; well, not only are money & markets in crisis over the brexit vote, but www.xe.com which is my go-to for quick exchange rates, is barely functional.

i wonder if these 2 things are related, or co-incidental?

anybody else having trouble with the site?
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there is a certain logical conflict between your statements about the english kings in the 590s, & the irish missionaries in 563.

at the very least, this point of difference needs some clarification.
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don't beat yourself up about it! just copy-editing you a little bit :)
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http://lotdg.blogspot.ca/2016/08/dgbs-playlist-8816.html

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useful; my default go-to for checking the currency exchange rates
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now, what gets me the most about this "explanation", is that this is the "good" version of events. this is the "official police version" of the story that's supposed to make it all "ok", & show how the police's actions were just, & right, & good.

& that even IF this version of evens is true & complete, the best case scenario you can make out of it is that the north miami police are a bunch of INCREDIBLY in-FUCKING-competent I-D-I-O-T-S.

that the "police officers" responding to this call had the combined-collective intelligence of a retarded 5 year old, with guns, loaded ones; & that they should not be trusted to police a herd of sheep, or collect stray pets, or pick up garbage, & especially that they should not be allowed to wander the streets armed with anything more dangerous than a pea-shooter...

http://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article91181007.html#fmp
The Miami-Dade police union president said the North Miami cop who shot Charles Kinsey, an unarmed healthcare worker, was aiming at the autistic man sitting next to him, who was playing with a toy truck in the street.
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sorry i'm bit late posting this, but it's still current/relevant

http://lotdg.blogspot.ca/2016/06/dgbs-playlist-62516.html
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You've always been able to get books. But now, thanks to a partnership with Google Canada, some library users will be able to bring home some wireless internet.
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