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Old 11th January 2018, 01:24 PM   #1
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Big bad news people!!!

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Old 11th January 2018, 01:27 PM   #2
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Of course, April fool joke, but really good one!
 
Old 11th January 2018, 01:45 PM   #3
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EU to ban vacuum tubes from 1st January, 2019
I wouldn't even be surprised if it were true, unfortunately.
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They'll be banning incandescent light bulbs next
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Old 11th January 2018, 02:36 PM   #5
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Who wants tubes anyway?
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Send those tubes over here!
We'll soon be getting tax credits for coal power, steam engines and vacuum tubes. Invest in buggy whips while you can get in early (genius climate fix!).

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Old 11th January 2018, 03:20 PM   #7
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Switzerland is not part of the eu.
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Old 11th January 2018, 03:38 PM   #8
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Old 12th January 2018, 01:43 AM   #10
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They'll be banning incandescent light bulbs next
This is global orchestral maneuver, in my country there is no more Tunsgten light bulbs already a few years only leds and fluorecent lamps which reactor emit a strong UV field that is carcinogenic and the blue light quality this lamps emit is very low, very difficult to read a book.
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