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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2021, 09:49
Replies: 46
Views: 3,476
Posted By CISAtSea

Just watched an Italian film translated to the...

Just watched an Italian film translated to the "Christmas Witch". Apparently their tradition is for an old lady named Befana to deliver gifts on Epiphany (6 Jan or 12th Night for the uninitiated or...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2021, 15:55
Replies: 952
Views: 213,357
Posted By CISAtSea

Great news! The Illuminatii are now recruiting. ...

Great news! The Illuminatii are now recruiting. This is your chance to rule the World. Guaranteed no human sacrifices :ok: Apply via the supplied email address.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 09:42
Replies: 69
Views: 5,510
Posted By CISAtSea

What cops?

What cops?
13th Aug 2021, 10:49
Replies: 471
Views: 124,086
Posted By CISAtSea

Especially when you had been dumped by a lift on...

Especially when you had been dumped by a lift on unlit roads 12 miles from Saint Athan at 3am on a Monday morning! I am not sure what got me back on time, the risk of being run down or missing first...
13th Aug 2021, 10:27
Replies: 15
Views: 4,732
Posted By CISAtSea

Referring to the uniform as a pilot's uniform is...

Referring to the uniform as a pilot's uniform is simply typical of modern civilian organisations, they just can't be bothered to do any real research. Despite being dedicated groundcrew from...
13th Aug 2021, 10:16
Replies: 19
Views: 4,750
Posted By CISAtSea

What is it with janitors? Not quite on the same...

What is it with janitors? Not quite on the same level as Private Crawford, my first job, post training, was at RAF Stafford with 4 Flt 2 MES servicing GSE. The hanger janitor once let slip that he...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2021, 13:13
Replies: 26
Views: 4,405
Posted By CISAtSea

Angry I don't know about anyone else, but I served to...

I don't know about anyone else, but I served to ensure that we British retained the right to live safely under the rule of law. The past 10 years have show this to have been a complete waste of my...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2021, 12:55
Replies: 98
Views: 7,141
Posted By CISAtSea

400 years is a convenient window. What about...

400 years is a convenient window. What about English serfdom? Irish raids on Wales? Barbary pirate raids on the South West? Sex slaves here in the UK today? Just like the broader question of...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2021, 08:27
Replies: 35
Views: 3,407
Posted By CISAtSea

There is no comparison. In 2020 almost 20000 gun...

There is no comparison. In 2020 almost 20000 gun deaths in the USA of which 611 were in mass shootings. In the UK, it was about 150. We are No 8 in least gun deaths worldwide. See Gun violence...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 09:22
Replies: 1,790
Views: 427,003
Posted By CISAtSea

Just like the rest of the brainless i***ts that...

Just like the rest of the brainless i***ts that we have put in power.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2021, 14:09
Replies: 68
Views: 6,587
Posted By CISAtSea

Yes, one invented by native Americans apparently...

Yes, one invented by native Americans apparently :)
16th Feb 2021, 08:51
Replies: 85
Views: 20,604
Posted By CISAtSea

Aah, but you are forgetting we are in the age of...

Aah, but you are forgetting we are in the age of snowflakes and empowerment. We are individuals and self-motivating now. Ancient concepts such as fighting for your comrades and esprit de corps are...
17th Nov 2020, 09:50
Replies: 48
Views: 17,708
Posted By CISAtSea

Sounds like their posters are as good as ours...

Sounds like their posters are as good as ours :ugh:
6th Oct 2020, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,843
Posted By CISAtSea

The sign of our times! Thanks anyway

The sign of our times! Thanks anyway
6th Oct 2020, 12:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,843
Posted By CISAtSea

Old Folk Still Remember

My little sister is CEO of a Cardiff-based chain of care homes. Her residents, all of a certain generation and requiring care themselves, still remember those that gave their lives or health for our...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 08:05
Replies: 69
Views: 4,508
Posted By CISAtSea

It is really lack of policing, but of course they...

It is really lack of policing, but of course they will blame COVID. However, this started before COVID. First it was people taking more chances as the lights go to yellow. This morning I witnessed...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Aug 2020, 09:40
Replies: 92
Views: 8,305
Posted By CISAtSea

One thing amuses me about this issue. Everybody...

One thing amuses me about this issue. Everybody is wringing their hands about how bad things are economically in Britain post-Brexit, post-covid- post-empire etc. And yet we are the chosen...
8th Jun 2020, 13:26
Replies: 31
Views: 7,383
Posted By CISAtSea

So let me see. The UK MOD (And I am being...

So let me see. The UK MOD (And I am being deliberately specific here) is directed in its mission by HMG. So we now want HMG oversight on how they implement those directions. I assume, to make sure...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2020, 12:49
Replies: 149
Views: 18,478
Posted By CISAtSea

Talking That's the great thing about international...

That's the great thing about international standards; there are so many from which to choose; Imperial measures, American measures, Metric measures etc.

Oh wait, there is only one metric system. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2020, 12:31
Replies: 149
Views: 18,478
Posted By CISAtSea

Sorry, but the view that "old folk" are all stuck...

Sorry, but the view that "old folk" are all stuck in an Imperial world is ancient history. I am rapidly approaching being an "old folk" myself and I was taught in metric from primary school, well...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2020, 17:03
Replies: 68
Views: 6,857
Posted By CISAtSea

A side-point about about the retirement age: ...

A side-point about about the retirement age: When it was set at 65 in 1948, most working men would have been dead before they retired! The state pension was never intended to give aged people an...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2020, 13:57
Replies: 25
Views: 3,752
Posted By CISAtSea

You don't have to worry about the economic...

You don't have to worry about the economic situation. We'll all go outside, find we have developed no immunity, catch the bug and die!
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2020, 13:54
Replies: 25
Views: 3,720
Posted By CISAtSea

If, like us, you purchased it while on a tour in...

If, like us, you purchased it while on a tour in Belize, it was no doubt a Mexican who sold it to you as a souvenir. Did he issue a "Must Not Use" warning with it?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2020, 16:02
Replies: 99
Views: 17,160
Posted By CISAtSea

Last year, my wife was diagnosed with cancer. ...

Last year, my wife was diagnosed with cancer. Her doctor saw her on the day she got her first symptom. Two weeks later she had a Sunday appointment in our local hospital, during which they...
29th Nov 2019, 12:13
Replies: 38
Views: 8,695
Posted By CISAtSea

The spoiled ballot paper stats might be glanced...

The spoiled ballot paper stats might be glanced at, but an empty seat in the House generated from a winning "None of the Above" vote would tell them more. I suspect the whole building would be...
7th Nov 2019, 11:29
Replies: 56
Views: 26,476
Posted By CISAtSea

It was along time ago, but I remember reading in...

It was along time ago, but I remember reading in the Armed Forces Pay Review that our "non-contributory" pension was assessed as being worth 8% of salary and so the recommended award was reduced by...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2019, 11:22
Replies: 90
Views: 12,815
Posted By CISAtSea

[QUOTE=ATNotts;10611104]Only 16 out of 20. I'm...

[QUOTE=ATNotts;10611104]Only 16 out of 20. I'm quite proud about that!
. I would never in a month of Sundays got the headlight brightener, I assume that was a vehicle part only found in American...
26th Feb 2019, 11:33
Replies: 77
Views: 51,760
Posted By CISAtSea

I love the way this raid has been described as...

I love the way this raid has been described as "heightening tensions". I wonder what our view would be if France bombed us?
2nd Oct 2018, 11:15
Replies: 66
Views: 21,625
Posted By CISAtSea

No-one appears to have considered one possible...

No-one appears to have considered one possible factor behind the veteran's card concept; that of the US support for their veterans. This used to give access to such things as military medical...
20th Jun 2018, 11:25
Replies: 120
Views: 30,842
Posted By CISAtSea

From what I understand from my Father, that was...

From what I understand from my Father, that was in the days before the military salary. Accommodation and food were free, but pay was extremely low. Supporting a family just wasn't on. We were...
11th Jun 2018, 12:27
Replies: 372
Views: 84,054
Posted By CISAtSea

Minor point, but King Charles was hardly executed...

Minor point, but King Charles was hardly executed for his social position, but for High Treason; specifically for causing the second civil war with the support of Scotland. His nominal accusers...
18th Nov 2015, 10:55
Replies: 90
Views: 22,044
Posted By CISAtSea

The first Warrant officers were in the Royal...

The first Warrant officers were in the Royal Navy. Command of ships was given to members of the aristocracy by a Royal Commission. Unfortunately, they couldn't actually sail the ships and so they...
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