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by Devil
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Cloud Coverage
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Cloud Coverage

It won't be long before you wish for the sun again :-)
by Devil
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Replacement double glazing patio doors
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Replacement double glazing patio doors

Don't expect miracles with double glazing. You will probably have to change the doors to robust UPVC and, with standard double glazing, that should reduce outside noise level by about 30 dB. You get more attenuation, I suggest triple glazing with hydrogen filling, which should give you another 10 to...
by Devil
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UK to build new Nuclear Power Station
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: UK to build new Nuclear Power Station

WHL wrote:
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:57 am

Is it Earthquake resistant? :shock:
The Indian one, yes, that has been taken into account in view of the frequent earthquakes in the north of the country. As for the Rolls-Royce one, I don't know the answer but I would imagine that they have taken it into account.
by Devil
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UK to build new Nuclear Power Station
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: UK to build new Nuclear Power Station

And when will Cyprus build one? India has a design for a small thorium (not uranium) ultrasafe reactor with one that has been working for several years. They are currently building a small power station based on this kind of reactor, which is an ideal size for half the needs of this country. In addi...
by Devil
Sun Oct 17, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Consumers should brace for much higher prices in basic goods this Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 1090

Re: Consumers should brace for much higher prices in basic goods this Christmas

I have not read the whole of this thread, just the last few posts, so I may be putting my foot in where angels fear to tread. I worked with the United Nations Environment Programme for well over 20 years and had the honour to receive their most prestigious award, so I cite this as indicating that I ...
by Devil
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Theft at Paphos Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 1194

Re: Theft at Paphos Airport

WHL wrote:
Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:55 am
Confirmation that there are CCTV cameras at Paphos
Perhaps it requires a big panel stating in Greek, English, Turkish et cetera that people removing items from the conveyor are being videoed and recorded: theft will be prosecuted.
by Devil
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coal, really?
Replies: 16
Views: 778

Re: Coal, really?

PhotoLady wrote:
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:17 pm
Definitely like 1970s Britain!
In which case, why not choose 2021 Cyprus?
by Devil
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Travelling Man
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Travelling Man

:lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted:
by Devil
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coal, really?
Replies: 16
Views: 778

Re: Coal, really?

So is a society totally reliant on electricity for all of its power needs a very sensible route ? It depends on how the electricity is generated. Ideally, if a society has hydroelectric, nuclear, wind, tide, solar, etc as a mix of sources, that would be very sensible. If you have only one of them, ...
by Devil
Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coal, really?
Replies: 16
Views: 778

Re: Coal, really?

Any shortfall in the supply of natural gas, liquid fuels and coal has been made deliberately. This was done by the producers, notably in the USA and Russia, to make it appear that we are approaching a crisis; that artificial crisis is a desperate attempt to make as much profit as possible, while the...
by Devil
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Idle mag 250 box
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Idle mag 250 box

As far as I know, you will have to take out a cheap subscription (say, €5-10/month) to use a mag box.
by Devil
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: First decibel meters to start work in Paphos center
Replies: 20
Views: 962

Re: First decibel meters to start work in Paphos center

Will the fuzz even understand that increasing the noise level from, say, 100 dB to 103 dB will mean that the noise energy will have doubled? Decibels are on a logarithmic scale.
by Devil
Sun Oct 10, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Next rain on the way Wednesday ...
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: Next rain on the way Wednesday ...

My forecast shows plenty of cloud for Wednesday, but no specific precipitation. My guess is that most places will be dry but there may be very local showers, perhaps heavy but of short duration.
by Devil
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: The Environment and Renewable Energies
Topic: Electric cars
Replies: 23
Views: 4771

Re: Electric cars

Even if you knock the 1 off the pricetag, it would still be far too expensive unless it has a solid gold steering wheel.
by Devil
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Three men arrested for illegally hunting mouflon
Replies: 18
Views: 759

Re: Three men arrested for illegally hunting mouflon

Take away everything that these morons possess – and I mean everything, including their bootlaces – and make them destitute, separating them from their normal environment. Then set them free without even a cent, so that they are in a kind of moral prison, living on their wits, ostracised. In other w...
by Devil
Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 23
Views: 666

Re: Facebook

The saddest thing is, how dependent people have become for facebook etc. You may be right, it is sad! Could this be why I have never succumbed to using any of these universal gossip chambers. At my daughter's request, I did use WhatsApp for a short while until I saw that it was trying to take over ...
by Devil
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Cyprus lagging in reuse of recycled materials
Replies: 38
Views: 1125

Re: Cyprus lagging in reuse of recycled materials

Happy in Cyprus wrote:
Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:26 am
Out of interest I checked a sample of the Lordos 4l bottle we have coming in and verily it did have the triangular Recycle symbol on it.

So we can all sleep easy at night ;)
And what no.? and letters if there?
by Devil
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: As final decisions are made on Akamas, no one is happy
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: As final decisions are made on Akamas, no one is happy

All I know about the proposals is that if I were a rabbit, I would not be a happy bunny! :( :(
by Devil
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Driving License aged 70
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Driving License aged 70

Of course will take passport and Meu1 form and Cypriot license. If you already have a Cypriot licence, as you state, then you don't have to do anything until it comes up to renewal date, when you have to have had the eyesight test and suchlike. Your present licence remains totally valid. Only those...