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Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2020, 15:56
Replies: 200
Views: 56,177
Posted By strake

How about, 'If you like Japanese schoolgirls in...

How about, 'If you like Japanese schoolgirls in short skirts - I do'?

I don't think normal people would say that in a hotel lobby but apparently, another moderator thinks it is perfectly...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Dec 2019, 11:15
Replies: 16
Views: 5,107
Posted By strake

I also thought the opening comment might be a...

I also thought the opening comment might be a little too 'Savileian' for IB's taste (and that of their advertisers) but apparently not.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2019, 08:09
Replies: 21
Views: 3,647
Posted By strake

National Strike in France

As you twiddle your fingers while delayed flying through French airspace, you will no doubt wish to reflect on the reason. The current strike is to do with pension reforms and while some workers in...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2019, 21:14
Replies: 131
Views: 38,986
Posted By strake

But in your world, those who use them are above...

But in your world, those who use them are above reproach?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2019, 11:42
Replies: 40
Views: 5,138
Posted By strake

Ha..very true!

Ha..very true!
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2019, 11:02
Replies: 40
Views: 5,138
Posted By strake

Yep, mine too but it seems to just be part of the...

Yep, mine too but it seems to just be part of the process necessary before he prescribes yet another bucketful of pills....and I'm not even ill! If ever anyone is taken poorly in France, just knock...
11th Nov 2019, 09:27
Replies: 52
Views: 19,715
Posted By strake

Or possibly lying on a number of cold stainless...

Or possibly lying on a number of cold stainless steel tables.....:eek:
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2019, 18:56
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

Watching the world-feed transmission on F1 TV at...

Watching the world-feed transmission on F1 TV at the moment. Can hear the excellent trackside commentary and cameraman coverage of pre-start. Just listening in to Mario Andretti and Chase Carey...
12th Oct 2019, 18:16
Replies: 32
Views: 5,716
Posted By strake

In the mid 90's, for six months I was required to...

In the mid 90's, for six months I was required to fly Alitalia a couple of times a week. For some reason, the cabin crew always seemed to be male (and lots of them), wearing well-cut uniforms with...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2019, 20:31
Replies: 300
Views: 62,420
Posted By strake

That wasn't the point of my post. Read the words...

That wasn't the point of my post. Read the words he used and decide if that is someone who should be running a country.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2019, 10:57
Replies: 300
Views: 62,420
Posted By strake

Trump's press conference on the matter....

Trump's press conference on the matter. Specifically commenting on 'How easy it is for American's to drive on the wrong side of the road in the UK', he states 'I'm not saying I ever did it but I did'.
28th Sep 2019, 12:02
Replies: 6
Views: 3,713
Posted By strake

One Tuesday afternoon in spring 1988, Mark flew a...

One Tuesday afternoon in spring 1988, Mark flew a Spitfire into Sibson for a break during filming at the Nene Valley Railway - I think it was for the series 'Piece of Cake'. I well remember chatting...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2019, 22:02
Replies: 28
Views: 3,970
Posted By strake

If it's Truth Aquatics, then they dive air not...

If it's Truth Aquatics, then they dive air not Nitrox. In any event, once fire gets hold on a glass boat, it's always quick and fierce.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2019, 10:14
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

Yes...live and repeats/highlights. I haven't...

Yes...live and repeats/highlights. I haven't watched it on TV ( I think you might have to cast to get that) but, I've watched on PC, phone & I-pad - all in HD. For the race, there are a number of...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2019, 09:46
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

I've given the official F1TV a go this year. ...

I've given the official F1TV a go this year.

21 F1 races, practice and qualifying plus all F2 & F3 /other support races practice and qualifying, press conferences, interviews and many archive...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2019, 08:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By strake

Thank you ORAC, an interesting article and one of...

Thank you ORAC, an interesting article and one of many starting to appear more regularly in the last 18 months or so. A subject of great importance to our family.
28th Aug 2019, 21:00
Replies: 58,039
Views: 9,507,979
Posted By strake

It was at this point Hoskins realised that there...

It was at this point Hoskins realised that there was a reason why 100 hours in the Kyrghanistan simulator was so cheap.
26th Aug 2019, 06:42
Replies: 42
Views: 33,591
Posted By strake

So painfully shocking. Awful news.

So painfully shocking. Awful news.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2019, 13:26
Replies: 33
Views: 5,079
Posted By strake

Indeed. The French passport colour is actually...

Indeed. The French passport colour is actually Bordeaux Red.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2019, 16:41
Replies: 33
Views: 5,079
Posted By strake

Last week. Red.

Last week. Red.
22nd Aug 2019, 08:53
Replies: 58,039
Views: 9,507,979
Posted By strake

"I say chaps, is that my fitter under there? ...

"I say chaps, is that my fitter under there?

"Don't worry Cholmondeley, they're only playin' with him."
20th Aug 2019, 05:05
Replies: 58,039
Views: 9,507,979
Posted By strake

'Now then Hoskins, when the canopy opens, you may...

'Now then Hoskins, when the canopy opens, you may experience what we call a 'Twist'...or two...or four..or eight...'
15th Aug 2019, 10:22
Replies: 239
Views: 284,744
Posted By strake

Some quick translations from the passengers on...

Some quick translations from the passengers on the first video:

"We're alive....we're f****** alive'

Pax on phone: "It's bad news....but it's good news'

Cabin crew: 'Would you mind moving...
13th Aug 2019, 12:20
Replies: 43
Views: 29,009
Posted By strake

Tuesday evening and protesters are still in...

Tuesday evening and protesters are still in place. I can't see this ending well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm1ZeM14lEw
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2019, 10:39
Replies: 24
Views: 3,371
Posted By strake

The local swallows here use our pool as either a...

The local swallows here use our pool as either a source of drinking water or insect meal provision. When the pool is empty, three or four pairs will set up a circuit and then approach at high speed...
25th Jul 2019, 20:28
Replies: 21
Views: 19,299
Posted By strake

Um..do you really think this will be on...

Um..do you really think this will be on roads..really...? As far as training, I think you should take a look at his website before you make sweeping comments - you'll see there is a pretty...
25th Jul 2019, 13:44
Replies: 21
Views: 19,299
Posted By strake

I watched him perform at the French GP a few...

I watched him perform at the French GP a few weeks back. Very impressive. He flew around the track and hovered over the grid before returning to land at the strip next to the course. Very fast and...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2019, 21:48
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

I think the future performance of a young...

I think the future performance of a young team-mate in the same car who is currently only 3 points behind him, may also have a bearing on his decision...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 19:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By strake

I know Sybil used it in FT and Ms Piggy uttered...

I know Sybil used it in FT and Ms Piggy uttered it in her inimitable style some years later but as, possibly, the world's 'shortest joke', does anyone know the origin?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 17:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By strake

In English-speaking countries, it's also...

In English-speaking countries, it's also pretentious. Nothing wrong with , 'The more it changes, the more it stays the same'.*:O
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2019, 11:29
Replies: 47
Views: 6,439
Posted By strake

I blame climate change. :E

I blame climate change. :E
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2019, 19:49
Replies: 47
Views: 6,439
Posted By strake

I experienced an earthquake in Cyprus about 20...

I experienced an earthquake in Cyprus about 20 years ago. After an 'enjoyable' evening at SBA Dhekalia, I rose shakily, in my second floor apartment, at about 07.30 to search for a few litres of...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2019, 19:43
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,739,402
Posted By strake

A rather droll French politician here has said...

A rather droll French politician here has said it's like having rude guests who tell you they're not having fun at your party and are going to leave. Unfortunately, they told you four hours ago and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 11:06
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

I don't believe they act any differently to other...

I don't believe they act any differently to other team management. For spectators it's a sport, for the participants, it's a very lucrative job.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 21:10
Replies: 11,065
Views: 4,820,926
Posted By strake

In circumstances when right is possibly on your...

In circumstances when right is possibly on your side and you can do nothing about the perceived wrong, you can play it two ways. You can be quiet in a pained way and bank the majority support....or...
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