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Dignity of Assisted Suicide

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20151016 Attard to Zurrieq (16.27 km)

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Distance: 16.27 km
Duration: 2h:42m:47s
Avg Speed: 6.00 km/h
Max Speed: 8.61 km/h
Min Altitude: 60 m
Max Altitude: 171 m
Ascent: 244 m
Descent: 172 m
Weather: Intermittent clouds


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Is LIDL’s operationally efficient system short changing customers?

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LIDL occasionally discounts products. This may be because a product is nearing the best-before date, to clear slow moving goods or maybe because the item’s packaging has been damaged. The sticker below is from LIDL's mixed salad


The sticker tells the consumer the original price, the percentage discount and the discounted price. The consumer also gets to know how much he or she is saving per kilo of that product. 

The shortcoming of LIDL’s system is that the barcode of the discounted product is the same as that of its undiscounted equivalent. On many occasions the undiscounted product is concurrently on sale. This means that when the cashier scans the barcode, LIDL’s system has no way of differentiating between the differently priced products and the cashier has to manually intervene to mark down the product. 

LIDL operate a high efficiency system. Cash points are opened or closed depending on the number of customer waiting at the checkout. When not at the till employees are stacking …

Walk & Explore: 20151009 Attard to Cirkewwa (22.75 km)

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Distance: 22.75 km
Duration: 3h:55m:04s
Avg Speed: 5.81 km/h
Max Speed: 7.17 km/h
Min Altitude: 24 m
Max Altitude: 181 m
Ascent: 417 m
Descent: 462 m
Weather: Mostly sunny


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Tooks this photo a few weeks ago.

20150914 San Giacomo Circular

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Distance: 10.84 km
Duration: 1h:41m:42s
Avg Speed: 6.40 km/h
Max Speed: 13.46 km/h
Min Altitude: 489 m
Max Altitude: 578 m
Ascent: 218 m
Descent: 190 m
Weather: Intermittent clouds


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20150912 En route to Palazzolo A. and back

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Distance: 26.32 km
Duration: 4h:38m:35s
Avg Speed: 5.67 km/h
Max Speed: 7.85 km/h
Min Altitude: 461 m
Max Altitude: 649 m
Ascent: 374 m
Descent: 369 m


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20150908 Ragusa-Siracusa and back

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Distance: 21.99 km
Duration: 3h:47m:13s
Avg Speed: 5.81 km/h
Max Speed: 6.88 km/h
Min Altitude: 327 m
Max Altitude: 577 m
Ascent: 459 m
Descent: 424 m


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