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Whaleoil general debate

Morning everyone, and welcome to Whaleoil’s daily General Debate post (another one called Backchat will start at 6pm). To participate you’ll need to register a free Disqus account.

There are some rules, and if there is one thing about Whaleoil that you need to know is that these rules are dispassionately and strictly enforced.  (No really.  Just the tiniest of slip ups and you’re toast.  This place is brutal. No sense of humour what-so-ever. You’ve been warned.)

General layabout. Also proof reader, sets up backchat & general debate.

Daily roundup

Just a brief note to those readers who like to add their own contributions to Daily roundup in the comments. PLEASE remember that politically incorrect and offensive (but funny) jokes are only to be enjoyed on Mondays in the Comedy corner post which is specifically for that kind of humour. Posting that kind of humour here is not acceptable and you risk the moderators not only removing it but banning you.


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Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

You don’t have to stay “on topic” in these posts like you do in all others. Feel free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. If you haven’t tried it before, signing up for a Disqus account is free, quick, and it is easy.

New commenters should familiarise themselves with our Commenting and Moderation rules. Thank you.

>> Trouble commenting on Whaleoil? Read this first. You can receive free help. Do not email via the Contact Page.

General layabout. Also proof reader, sets up backchat & general debate.

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Tech-head, fixer and keen motorcyclist.
An opinion on most things.
Theoretically old enough to know better.

Daily crossword

This is Subscriber Content.

You can access subscriber content, including crosswords, polling, commentary and podcasts by subscribing to one of our membership packages.

Whaleoil general debate

Morning everyone, and welcome to Whaleoil’s daily General Debate post (another one called Backchat will start at 6pm). To participate you’ll need to register a free Disqus account.

There are some rules, and if there is one thing about Whaleoil that you need to know is that these rules are dispassionately and strictly enforced.  (No really.  Just the tiniest of slip ups and you’re toast.  This place is brutal. No sense of humour what-so-ever. You’ve been warned.)

General layabout. Also proof reader, sets up backchat & general debate.

Daily roundup

Just a brief note to those readers who like to add their own contributions to Daily roundup in the comments. PLEASE remember that politically incorrect and offensive (but funny) jokes are only to be enjoyed on Mondays in the Comedy corner post which is specifically for that kind of humour.  Posting that kind of humour here is not acceptable and you risk the moderators not only removing it but banning you.



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Contribution via Whaleoil staff and interns

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

You don’t have to stay “on topic” in these posts like you do in all others. Feel free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. If you haven’t tried it before, signing up for a Disqus account is free, quick, and it is easy.

New commenters should familiarise themselves with our Commenting and Moderation rules. Thank you.

>> Trouble commenting on Whaleoil? Read this first. You can receive free help. Do not email via the Contact Page.

General layabout. Also proof reader, sets up backchat & general debate.