2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 29,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

I may have…

Disturbed You,
Troubled You,
Pestered You,
Irritated You,
Bugged You,
Or got on your Nerves!!
So today, I just wanted to tell you:

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An old persons poem.

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My memory is short, poem.

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Forgive my forgetfulness

I was not always like this

not knowing who you are

I have my pictures

your name slipped away

I know your face
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Hiaku, cascading.

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I see you slowly cascading

to places far of and unknown

will you ever return.

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Is Jihadi John dead

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I do hope so.

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He was a despicable murderer, an Islamic State Executioner.

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Do Dogs go to Heaven?

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Hysterical!

Absolutely unreal that this actually happened!

These two churches face each other across a busy street.

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Policeman killed in hit and run.

type102Married dad-of-two PC Dave Phillips, 34, was struck by a stolen Mitsubishi after deploying a tyre deflator stinger in a bid to bring the vehicle to a halt during a high-speed chase.

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He leaves behind his wife, Jen, and daughters Abigail, seven, and Sophie, three.

More at the Independent
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Forever friend, poem.

paedophiles jailed for terrifying depravity

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A gang of paedophiles, described as “evil beyond rational understanding”, has been sentenced to a total of 107 years, with a minimum of 78 years in prison.

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Robin Hollyson, 30, from Bedfordshire, Christopher Knight, 35, from Manchester, Adam Toms, 33, from Somerset, Matthew Standfield, 34, from Hampshire, John Denham, 50, from Wiltshire, David Harsley, 51, from Hull and Matthew Lisk, 32, from East Sussex were convicted of more than 30 charges between them.

Read the full story at yahoo news

More Paedophile posts and here  and here

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A quiz for all the bright people.

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No cheating

There are only nine questions.  This is a quiz for people who know everything!

I found out in a hurry that I didn’t.  These are no trick questions.

They are straight questions with straight answers..
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1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.

2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?

3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?

4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?

5. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn’t been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?

6. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters ‘dw’ and they are all common words. Name two of them.

7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at least half of them?

8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.

9. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter ‘S.’

Try to answer before you go to the answers below.

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