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16th May 2021, 16:53
Replies: 160
Views: 24,213
Posted By alwayslookingup

When the USSR split up, Russia agreed, with the...

When the USSR split up, Russia agreed, with the other constituent countries of the Union, to be responsible for ALL of the USSR’s debt. Russia also agreed to accept responsibility for ALL of the...
14th May 2021, 21:20
Replies: 160
Views: 24,213
Posted By alwayslookingup

There's a general view amongst many of the SNP...

There's a general view amongst many of the SNP that it would agree to retain the Queen as a nominal head of state of an Independent Scotland as many Scots have a deep regard for her, and she for the...
14th May 2021, 21:16
Replies: 160
Views: 24,213
Posted By alwayslookingup

There is plenty of will and desire on behalf of...

There is plenty of will and desire on behalf of the Scottish Government to discuss the terms and holding of a binding and legal Referendum. Unfortunately, a certain PM has taken it upon himself to...
14th May 2021, 20:39
Replies: 160
Views: 24,213
Posted By alwayslookingup

Just found this thread and read it expecting the...

Just found this thread and read it expecting the usual amount of Jingoistic bolleaux. I wasn't disappointed, though to be fair there are some excellent and balanced contributions.

In terms of...
13th Sep 2020, 19:58
Replies: 30
Views: 5,646
Posted By alwayslookingup

Hadrian's Wall's in Northumberland. Which assets...

Hadrian's Wall's in Northumberland. Which assets are you referring to?
24th Jul 2020, 19:55
Replies: 27
Views: 7,187
Posted By alwayslookingup

A more accurate thread title would be "Boris's...

A more accurate thread title would be "Boris's visits Stromness and Lossiemouth on a tax payer funded campaigning stint".
24th Jul 2020, 19:51
Replies: 27
Views: 7,187
Posted By alwayslookingup

That's only a still. There's a Typhoon behind him...

That's only a still. There's a Typhoon behind him that appeared before they panned round to the Spitfire.
24th Jul 2020, 19:49
Replies: 27
Views: 7,187
Posted By alwayslookingup

Yep, you can have the subs, and the warheads....

Yep, you can have the subs, and the warheads. Thousands of jobs for Devonport or Portsmouth, or both.
24th Jul 2020, 19:47
Replies: 27
Views: 7,187
Posted By alwayslookingup

Consolidated Pneumatics of Fraserburgh (now...

Consolidated Pneumatics of Fraserburgh (now defunct, but were known locally as 'The Toolies') were a major manufacturer of RR Merlins. An old lady in Aberdeen once told me she worked there building...
24th Jul 2020, 19:41
Replies: 27
Views: 7,187
Posted By alwayslookingup

Okay. I'll trade you Independence for one used...

Okay. I'll trade you Independence for one used Spitfire. Deal?
19th Jun 2020, 13:53
Replies: 34
Views: 9,088
Posted By alwayslookingup

I remember the Hangar being called the TSR2...

I remember the Hangar being called the TSR2 Hangar, late 78/early 79. Rumours were it contained a TSR2. Now I know they were true!!
20th May 2020, 17:20
Replies: 45
Views: 11,766
Posted By alwayslookingup

Are you sure? Article I, Union with England...

Are you sure?

Article I, Union with England Act 1707

"That the Two Kingdoms of Scotland and England shall upon the first day of May next ensuing the date hereof and forever after be United into...
7th Apr 2020, 13:18
Replies: 22
Views: 5,788
Posted By alwayslookingup

Aberdeen, received many raids throughout the war...

Aberdeen, received many raids throughout the war after Norway had been invaded and put the City within range. The harbour was the main target, both for ships afloat and also a major shipbuilding...
30th Mar 2020, 15:23
Replies: 32
Views: 8,794
Posted By alwayslookingup

I read a long time ago this was taught to F104...

I read a long time ago this was taught to F104 Pilots as SOP for engine failure on take off, downward firing seat and all that.
3rd Feb 2020, 12:38
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By alwayslookingup

Oh, go on, I'll bite, tell us how good a deal us...

Oh, go on, I'll bite, tell us how good a deal us ungrateful Scots have got?!!
3rd Feb 2020, 12:35
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By alwayslookingup

Ah yes, the first salvoes from ProjectFear2.

Ah yes, the first salvoes from ProjectFear2.
3rd Feb 2020, 12:33
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By alwayslookingup

Really? When was that?

Really? When was that?
3rd Feb 2020, 12:31
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By alwayslookingup

Oh great, another chance to bash the...

Oh great, another chance to bash the democratically elected government of a sovereign member of the United Kingdom. If considering replying, please let men know how long the UK has benefited from...
3rd Feb 2020, 12:25
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By alwayslookingup

No, she's not.

No, she's not.
28th Dec 2019, 22:23
Replies: 71
Views: 25,993
Posted By alwayslookingup

I'm sure it's been said on here before, but as my...

I'm sure it's been said on here before, but as my late Father (ex Mob) used to say at this time of the year, "Officers get OBEs which stands for Other Bugger's Efforts. Other Ranks get MBEs which...
25th Nov 2019, 17:56
Replies: 165
Views: 63,793
Posted By alwayslookingup

I have to say, folks, that in all the years I've...

I have to say, folks, that in all the years I've been reading Pp where Scottish Independence has been discussed, this seems to me to be the most reasonable and mature discussion I've seen. Is that...
25th Nov 2019, 17:49
Replies: 165
Views: 63,793
Posted By alwayslookingup

Excellent contribution. The problem with sense...

Excellent contribution. The problem with sense these days is that it's not that common.
25th Nov 2019, 17:44
Replies: 165
Views: 63,793
Posted By alwayslookingup

A question that's always puzzled me. There's no...

A question that's always puzzled me. There's no doubt the oil and gas is a dwindling asset (though it'll outlive everyone on here right now). As such, if Scotland does not become independent, what...
25th Nov 2019, 17:38
Replies: 165
Views: 63,793
Posted By alwayslookingup

I think it was the Ship Lift facility at Faslane...

I think it was the Ship Lift facility at Faslane that was described as the biggest at the time. Built, of course, by Maggie Thatcher's favourite civil engineering contractor, Trafalgar House.
25th Nov 2019, 17:34
Replies: 165
Views: 63,793
Posted By alwayslookingup

I think you'll find, with one obvious exception,...

I think you'll find, with one obvious exception, that the Scottish Government and Executive in Edinburgh operates most of these functions in one form or another already. Bear in mind, as a country...
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