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28th Jul 2017, 21:23
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,282,427
Posted By Artie Fufkin

I like the chap in the top lefthand corner of the...

I like the chap in the top lefthand corner of the picture who doesn't appear to see the need for using the oxygen.
27th Jul 2017, 22:24
Replies: 926
Views: 369,992
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Branson has sold part of his shareholding to...

Branson has sold part of his shareholding to AF/KLM. He (or "Virgin Group") owned the 31% of the company that has changed hands, therefore the 220m went from AF/KLM's bank account to Branson's bank...
27th Jul 2017, 21:00
Replies: 476
Views: 471,322
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Vokes55 There are ways and ways of making your...

Vokes55 There are ways and ways of making your point. I don't work for them myself, but I can imagine feeling pretty miffed at your comments....is no way to talk about people who might have to make...
27th Jul 2017, 20:48
Replies: 926
Views: 369,992
Posted By Artie Fufkin

SQ buying 49% share, I understand resulted in...

SQ buying 49% share, I understand resulted in Branson putting (some of?) the proceeds into the business to buy the Airbus fleet, but how does DL buying SQ's share result in a "cash injection"? or...
27th Jul 2017, 18:30
Replies: 926
Views: 369,992
Posted By Artie Fufkin

I thought that the rules regarding foreign...

I thought that the rules regarding foreign ownership (under EU rules) was that "effective control" had to be held by EU ownership. i.e. Air france/KLM cannot buy a share and rubber stamp Delta...
20th Jul 2017, 14:46
Replies: 4,242
Views: 1,207,090
Posted By Artie Fufkin

The Dane's are presumably optimistic a...

The Dane's are presumably optimistic a post-Brexit Open Skies is on the way?
20th Jul 2017, 14:38
Replies: 15
Views: 5,843
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Not necessarily, all it implies is that the air...

Not necessarily, all it implies is that the air feed to the cabin was in some way compromised, which would be commensurate with a depressurisation.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2017, 16:00
Replies: 36
Views: 2,744
Posted By Artie Fufkin

K&C I went to the Royal Opera House recently...

K&C

I went to the Royal Opera House recently to see Otello; I went in jeans and t-shirt. The dress code says "come dressed however you feel comfortable". Your ideas about elitism in the arts is...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2017, 11:15
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

MungoP What you are basically asking for is rule...

MungoP What you are basically asking for is rule by plebiscite. Even if you are insane enough to think that is a good mechanism for considering complex social/economic/political decisions, you still...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2017, 23:27
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

It is broadly irrelevant that no party represents...

It is broadly irrelevant that no party represents your particular views properly. We live in a democracy with all its shortcomings. Your point of view is nothing more than one voice in millions and...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2017, 19:45
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

If you don't like what your representative in...

If you don't like what your representative in Westminster is doing, you change your vote to someone who represents your views better. If you were offended by brown people arriving in the UK you...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2017, 18:10
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

The main problem with your rant is that the brown...

The main problem with your rant is that the brown people that you so clearly despise did not come from the EU, so the referendum result won't help cleanse the streets for you. Hard luck.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2017, 16:54
Replies: 51
Views: 8,346
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Fora is the plural of forum as in the sense of...

Fora is the plural of forum as in the sense of Roman marketplace. The plural of forum as in the sense of discussion forum, such as this, is forums.

Sorry for the pedantry, but this one...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2017, 23:08
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

"Two Cheers For Democracy"; essay title by E M...

"Two Cheers For Democracy"; essay title by E M Forster, who felt he couldn't quite muster a third!
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2017, 17:13
Replies: 51
Views: 8,346
Posted By Artie Fufkin

All true, but how do we account for the...

All true, but how do we account for the Washington incident in the 1950s? Thousands of people all round the city reported seeing UFOs which were also picked up on both civilian and military radar. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2017, 19:48
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

JD Hill / SND You may like to infer her...

JD Hill / SND

You may like to infer her actions to suit your own point of view, but as a point of fact, she didn't state that she hoped parliament would block the result of the referendum;


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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2017, 19:25
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

That's not what I said. I think it was perfectly...

That's not what I said. I think it was perfectly obvious that she was a front for other people who wished to remain anonymous who clearly had a strong opposing opinion on Brexit.

But asking the...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2017, 18:19
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Crikey, I thought it was just the Sun readers who...

Crikey, I thought it was just the Sun readers who were so uninformed.

The case she brought did not seek to block the Brexit process, it was to challenge whether the government had to seek...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2017, 16:39
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

I completely agree that context is ultimately...

I completely agree that context is ultimately more important than the word that is used but language is a subtle thing. We can glean an awful lot of information about people by the way they choose...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2017, 14:15
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

My gran called her black cat "Nigger"... BACK IN...

My gran called her black cat "Nigger"... BACK IN THE 1930s!!

The C-word was once a respectable term, and "some of my best friends" drop the C bomb without meaning any offence, but I wouldn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2017, 17:51
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

Agree with all you say, but the point I am making...

Agree with all you say, but the point I am making is that no one in the meeting kept their views to themselves. Your SA colleague expressed his hatred towards black people and you all expressed your...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2017, 17:29
Replies: 102
Views: 8,752
Posted By Artie Fufkin

No doubt you all felt very clever and had a lot...

No doubt you all felt very clever and had a lot of fun winding up HR, but the whole thing is fundamentally undermined by the fact your friend stated his hatred of "coloured" (your words, not mine)...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2017, 17:59
Replies: 51
Views: 8,346
Posted By Artie Fufkin

As an open minded sceptic on this issue, I have...

As an open minded sceptic on this issue, I have to say, I find it interesting that a large number of retired USAF officers working at nuclear missile launch facilities have all come out of the...
25th May 2017, 21:51
Replies: 30
Views: 13,358
Posted By Artie Fufkin

I thought exactly the same. I'm not condoning...

I thought exactly the same. I'm not condoning his actions, but getting 9 years for mindless (drunk) stupidity seemed a bit harsh to me too.
28th Sep 2016, 10:24
Replies: 4,339
Views: 2,603,434
Posted By Artie Fufkin

would an EU investor even think about getting...

would an EU investor even think about getting involved in our current political climate?
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