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  1. Don't stop till you get enough then beat it
  2. Here's hopeing York brings me a few bargains
  3. copper123

    Ebay's BEST Offerings

    Very true indeed penny collectors are notorious in finding /discovering new varieties ,with halfpennies and farthings the fans are fewer but there again every so often something new pops up
  4. copper123

    Ebay's BEST Offerings

    while this is your opinion I would say only 60% agree and a hell of a lot will point to 1849 pennies and 1860/59 and say whats the point when the coins don't exist?
  5. copper123

    More Pennies

    I would rather it stays as a 1882/1 H
  6. copper123

    Ebay's BEST Offerings

    Coin collecting everything in the best grades and all varieties remains a hobby for the rich and apart from america where coins have consistantly performed well . The challenge is making the best of your available recources , well for me at least it is
  7. copper123

    Is this error or bad designed?

    been put in liquid nitrogen
  8. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    I must admit I ended up de-fleaing and feeding loads of cats everywhere in greece there were so many I would run out of treatment and food after the first couple of days - I found it a thankless task and much as I like greece for itself I wish the cats were not there .....
  9. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    About Us Why a Greek Cat Welfare Society? Greece and the Greek islands are inundated with stray, abandoned and feral cats. The majority of them are born in the spring and survive through the kindness of tourists who feed them. At the end of the summer season the tourists leave, and some cats survive through the kindness of local Greeks. However, many die of starvation or fall foul of cat hating people who poison them or worse. Attitudes to animal welfare can be very different in Greece from those in the UK; cats are often viewed as a nuisance and subjected to considerable cruelty, mass poisonings being particularly common before and after the tourist season, to “clean up”. GCWS exists to help reduce this cruelty. What We Do Since 1992 we have been promoting the care and welfare of cats in Greece. Our main strategy is to support neutering of colonies of stray cats to reduce breeding. Trap, neuter and return (TNR) is now recognised to be the only humane, effective method of reducing a stray cat population. Over time TNR will greatly reduce cat numbers, providing it is carried out on an organised basis several times a year. Our TNR work in an area is carried out in one or both of two ways: By organising volunteer vets and nurses to carry out the neutering in most months of the year; and/or by giving financial and material support to local volunteer groups who organise neutering programmes. We are currently supporting over 30 local groups with grants, equipment, supplies and vets/nurses, in areas including Athens, Crete, Rhodes, Samos, Skyros and Thessaloniki. (Owing to the workload of managing our support for local groups and the limited number of volunteers available to carry it out, we are not currently taking on new projects.) Over time, neutering programmes for stray cats steadily reduce the number of stray animals in the area. They also serve as a means to highlight the benefits of neutering, thereby encouraging local pet owners to have their own animals sterilised. Having been neutered, stray cats are then released back into their locality. Lower numbers mean the cats become healthier through more adequate supplies of food and less fighting, thereby becoming more acceptable to human populations. This in turn encourages people to care for and feed the cats rather than poison them. We ensure the cats’ continuing health and welfare by arranging regular feeding and care, including veterinary treatment by local vets when sick or injured. We are in contact with a large number of people all over Greece who daily feed large numbers of stray cats. Any cat neutered will always be fed and monitored by these kind people. However, we only support feeding where a viable neutering programme is in place. This is because we believe, supported by veterinary advice, that feeding without neutering only increases stray cat populations, working against the objectives of TNR and making the cats’ suffering worse. As well as neutering, the vets also examine the animals and treat any other complaints. These frequently including fractures, skin wounds, eye problems caused by cat flu, parasites and ear cancer caused by the hot sun, especially in white cats. Occasionally they perform amputations, t
  10. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    not like the greeks then
  11. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    You don't look kurdish then i presume bare in mind they are probably after the hard cash in you wallet and not their micky mouse money
  12. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    Oh you never heard the threats from russia against the uk as in nuking it? Remember Ireland is only a short distance away as well and would also be totally destroyed there again whats another 4 300 000 pointless deaths when you have acheaved your objective
  13. copper123

    I love Venn diagrams!!

    I hate the idea that turkey is a full member them and the ruskys are total bedfellows - just leaders names are not stalin or Mussolini
  14. EF at least from me , hardly any wear on reverse
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