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I did this a few weeks ago - but I can see that it's really time to leave now.
goodbye Bishop Hill

Aug 16, 2018 at 9:41 AM | Unregistered CommenterKleinefeldmaus

@Aug 16, 2018 at 8:33 AM | Unregistered CommenterSupertro
Well supertroll I appreciate your observation - maybe I have become somewhat depressed by what I see - at present in the political areas - hence my reaction to it. - but that is what happens - one is affected - one reacts as one sees things.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:54 AM | Unregistered CommenterKleinefeldmaus

"I failed to flyover the single source garbage trail in between the two?
Probably you relied upon Italian building contractors.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:48 AM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

Robert Swan. I may be wrong but I don't recall the infamous Dork ever infesting Unthreaded, his forte was disrupting Bish's threads. It's almost as if Unthreaded were protected by an invisible barrier.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:44 AM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

GolfCharlie. There is a non sequitur between my 4.23pm and your 11.09pm posts that I cannot bridge.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:18 AM | Supertroll

I failed to flyover the single source garbage trail in between the two?

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:34 AM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Kleinefeldmaus
Please accept this in the spirit that it is intended, for in the past we have had many pleasant exchanges (I especially remember the bravado exchanges between troll and your watery brethren). I have noted over the past year your posts have become harsher, more brittle, to the extent that I, for one, no longer wish to respond. Some I no longer open, knowing what I'll find. If this is a deliberate move on your part then so be it, but I would welcome back the brighter, more humorous Kleinefeldmaus of old.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:33 AM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

GolfCharlie. There is a non sequitur between my 4.23pm and your 11.09pm posts that I cannot bridge.

Aug 16, 2018 at 8:18 AM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

At least the US politics are ...shall we say...lively Only the Americans would think of appointing a dog as an advisor...ah well ...maybe it's better that appointing one as P.M I suppose...see below.
but wasn’t she always a dog ? – you just stopped feeding her

Aug 16, 2018 at 7:52 AM | Unregistered CommenterKleinefeldmaus

"My son tells me that Italian engineering companies are still as they were when I had dealings with a couple of companies in the 1990s."

Aug 15, 2018 at 6:16 PM Uibhist a Tuath

This "innovative" type of bridge was, at the time, the best thing since sliced bread. In this instance, the loaf was wonky before it was sliced

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riccardo_Morandi

"Morandi's cable-stayed bridges are characterised by very few stays, often as few as two per span, and often with the stays constructed from prestressed concrete rather than the more usual steel cables. Although these bridges are often impressive, they are less economic than bridges with multiple stays and have therefore been of little influence on other engineers.[4] Two years before the collapse of the Ponte Morandi its span design had been described as a "failure of engineering", with escalating maintenance costs to keep it safe.[1] The Wadi el Kuf bridge was reportedly closed for safety reasons after inspections identified potential fractures in the bridge in October 2017.[5]"

Depending on the mood of Italian politics, it is likely that the last few people to have ignored reports that the bridge was likely to collapse, will take the blame for the last 50 years of people ignoring similar advice.

With the benefit of hindsight, the design was flawed, well before any inferior materials were incorporated by contractors with diligence deficiencies.

Aug 16, 2018 at 7:11 AM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Aug 16, 2018 at 5:18 AM | Robert Swan

We will never know why Pcar had to stop sitting on the Bench in Youth Courts. Perhaps a new lavatory cleaning contractor was appointed.

Aug 16, 2018 at 5:32 AM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

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