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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 15th Jan 2023, 14:33
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Beige , I think I will paint it Beige .

Apologies to those unfamiliar with the classic engineering term .
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 17:29
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We call it Ice cream.
A light brown base with a white turd of cream.
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 18:33
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All went well at Duxford when the Nimrod was to be placed in their 15m hangar...till they realised the actual hight of the fun....just leave it outside in the British weather was the solution..
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 18:36
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Fed up with the ineffective weather vane at Fairoaks Doug Arnold descided he needed a larger weather cock ...just how to get it up the pole was left to his minions .
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 18:39
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..and on a similar vane ( vein ) after the North London Derby that I'm on the way home from...
The Spurs Cockeral on the top of the stand was feeling a bit ineffectual....
Happy Gooner 😊
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Old 16th Jan 2023, 07:52
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"Yes Sir ...we have created the big fin as you requested"

slight pause...

"Oh...you said big wing!"
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Old 16th Jan 2023, 13:56
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Originally Posted by 622
"Yes Sir ...we have created the big fin as you requested"

slight pause...

"Oh...you said big wing!"
Or "When I said 'get the big Finn,' I meant the hockey forward.
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Old 16th Jan 2023, 22:30
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Time to call......

Plenty which tickled my fin, but the best was:-

Wensleydale ,
Another attempt to make the Nimrod into an uglier aircraft comes to fruition.

Well done Wenslydale.
Heath Robinson has modified the CST and the scrap will be sent via MOD Courier.
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 06:53
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Thank you Cynicalint. Let's follow up the New Year with this perhaps?


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Old 17th Jan 2023, 07:54
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With a lack of wooden horses avaialble, the 5th Cavalvy infiltrated the Indian camp one at a time with gifts of beer!
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 10:10
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Paynight in the Officers' Tepee was always memorable
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 10:16
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We're gonna need a **** load of Spitfires to deliver this lot.
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 10:19
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Testing the bouncing bomb was taking longer than Barnes Wallis had anticipated...
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 10:22
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That’s what I like to see, barrels queing for the drinkers.
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 11:56
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Is everything ready for the big push, Hoskins?

We have plenty of shells, Sir, but there was a slight hiccup with the replacement tubes.

Oh?

Did you ever notice that millimeter and litre sound much the same?
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:04
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You do realise this is a close to Nivarna as you can get in the Royal Navy
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:06
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Bombs bouncing wooden, Mosquito, for the use off.. Surely the specification should have read..... Bombs bouncing, wooden Mosquito, for the use off?
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:14
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And another thing, you're going to need to dig those missile silos deeper, the bloody things are sticking out of the holes.
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:17
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What do you mean you left the barrel tapping kit on your desk back in blighty..
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:21
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When I said I would like to see a hogshead on the mess table at luncheon, I meant one with an apple in its mouth... never mind, these will have to do.
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