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RE: What did you get today?
Which is why I started a thread years ago about eBay and batteries.

Still applies..

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06-04-2019 09:12 PM
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(06-04-2019 09:03 PM)Don Wrote:  The wrappers lied.

Do NOT buy any GTL branded cell/battery. Even by Chinese standards a 400% overstatement of capacity is taking the piss.

I own 35 year old and brutally abused 4000mAh NiCd D cells that can do better.

I get the odd ones as I've said free with some torches I've bought and found them to be crap I bin them straight away now lol
07-04-2019 04:01 AM
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Another mod I could not resist

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07-04-2019 06:46 PM
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I got something very strange indeed. A book of the current state of research into lithium batteries. Written by an "AI". Which should read as Actual Idiot. But this Actual Idiot was a program.

The style is extremely odd, the first third of the book is about how clever the humans are who got a computer to do the writing for them. Which is turgid in the extreme where it isn't unintelligible. No normal person, not even me, would write a ten word sentence with a thirty word subordinate clause. The "not even me" in the previous sentence is a subordinate clause.

If anyone wants their own copy, they can get it here. They really shouldn't have outsourced the editing to a program.

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09-04-2019 05:02 PM
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(09-04-2019 05:02 PM)Don Wrote:  I got something very strange indeed. A book of the current state of research into lithium batteries. Written by an "AI". Which should read as Actual Idiot. But this Actual Idiot was a program.

The style is extremely odd, the first third of the book is about how clever the humans are who got a computer to do the writing for them. Which is turgid in the extreme where it isn't unintelligible. No normal person, not even me, would write a ten word sentence with a thirty word subordinate clause. The "not even me" in the previous sentence is a subordinate clause.

If anyone wants their own copy, they can get it here. They really shouldn't have outsourced the editing to a program.

I would quote extensively from it but this is boring enough already. I have a degree in chemistry and have read extensively in materials science. And a chunk of it was unintelligible to me.

And that's before the eye-bleeding style in which it is written.

Sir, an AI writing a book is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all. to paraphrase Samuel Johnson.

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09-04-2019 05:03 PM
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Lots & lots Smile

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15-04-2019 02:43 PM
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GOOD NEWS! A growth removed from one of our dogs during a very expensive operation last week has come back as Benign YahooYahooYahooYahooYahooYahoo

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17-04-2019 04:56 PM
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That's always good news. Dieta had mammary tumours which it was a huge relief to find out were benign.

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17-04-2019 04:58 PM
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Whew, that's really good to hear.
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Brilliant news Rob[Image: good.gif].
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