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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jan 2020, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Call for Help

My sister's husband died a while ago. I knew him slightly as an ex RAF pilot (he was in his early 80s) who had been a car and bike nut in his younger years.

He would talk about owning a Brough...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th May 2019, 08:09
Replies: 26
Views: 3,203
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

It has become the habit of interviewees to start...

It has become the habit of interviewees to start every answer with "So".
Grrr!
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2019, 09:52
Replies: 22
Views: 3,544
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

A senior director of my consulting engineering...

A senior director of my consulting engineering company came out to Dubai to take a management course.
After the mandatory Powerpoint presentation, he shut down Powerpoint, to be left with his...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2019, 09:37
Replies: 26
Views: 3,203
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Interview Skills (or not)

Does it annoy anybody other than me that tv interviewers, particularly on Sky News, ask a question of the interviewee and then keep talking, thus preventing him/her from answering?

In my opinion,...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2016, 11:50
Replies: 48
Views: 5,400
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

There was, for a short time, a Harry Ramsden in...

There was, for a short time, a Harry Ramsden in Dubai
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2016, 10:21
Replies: 1,750
Views: 336,992
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

So how do you return the...

So how do you return the "unwanted/deported/criminal/terrorist" immigrants back to their home country?

Make them walk?

How would you like be be on a flight taking back 300 people that do not...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2016, 10:06
Replies: 99
Views: 14,485
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Good Quick Cheap Choose any two ...

Good
Quick
Cheap

Choose any two

I've been quoting those options to clients for years.
Forum: Middle East
26th Jan 2016, 09:31
Replies: 13
Views: 5,026
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Was in Mercato basement parking the other day...

Was in Mercato basement parking the other day when a dingbat of the European, female persuasion took an absolute age reversing out of a space, obviously intending to drive the wrong way down the...
Forum: Middle East
19th Jan 2016, 09:07
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

We took two cats to France when we relocated. ...

We took two cats to France when we relocated.

As we were "a bit busy" packing up the house, we got a company called Snoopypets to help out - and they were great. Supplied the right travel boxes...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2015, 10:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,909
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Radio Paradise on Tunein.com. A great mix of...

Radio Paradise on Tunein.com.

A great mix of all sorts of different genres.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2015, 08:53
Replies: 35
Views: 4,303
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

"Nut Screws Washers and Bolts" Mass rape in...

"Nut Screws Washers and Bolts"

Mass rape in laundry by escaped asylum inmate who subsequently runs away
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2015, 08:29
Replies: 80
Views: 6,920
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Or an man (any man) to understand a woman (any...

Or an man (any man) to understand a woman (any woman). Equally silly.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2015, 11:24
Replies: 80
Views: 6,920
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Can animals from different countries understand...

Can animals from different countries understand each other, or do they all moo, meow, bark or whatever in different languages?

And, for you pedants out there (you know who you are), I don't mean...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2015, 12:19
Replies: 33
Views: 4,273
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

The UAE censors have just passed the film for...

The UAE censors have just passed the film for showing, albeit a bit shortened. The new title of the film is "White".
25th Jan 2015, 03:47
Replies: 1,178
Views: 699,280
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Dubai airspace forced to shut down by...

Dubai airspace forced to shut down by unauthorised drones - ArabianBusiness.com (http://www.arabianbusiness.com/dubai-airspace-forced-shut-down-by-unauthorised-drones-579682.html)
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2015, 12:34
Replies: 286
Views: 27,205
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

When in the US a uniformed person of power says,...

When in the US a uniformed person of power says, "I need you to....."

No you don't. You WANT me to............
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2014, 04:35
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

I have a dream!

Saudia delays flight after passengers dreamt it crashed - ArabianBusiness.com (http://www.arabianbusiness.com/saudia-delays-flight-after-passengers-dreamt-it-crashed-573936.html)
Forum: Middle East
30th Nov 2014, 11:25
Replies: 34
Views: 9,119
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

And adverts for cars invariably include the...

And adverts for cars invariably include the phrase "white colour", or similar.

As if it would be "white flavour"!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2014, 12:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,615
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

And yet, if she doesn't hear you, it's your fault...

And yet, if she doesn't hear you, it's your fault for not speaking loudly/clearly enough.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2014, 13:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

My search skills are obviously lacking today,...

My search skills are obviously lacking today, because I can't find any other threads relating to this.

Could you post a link, please?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2014, 12:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Safe? Dodgy?

Boeing 747-8F pilot's 'wing wave' manoeuvre seconds after take-off in highly skilled stunt | Daily Mail Online...
20th Sep 2014, 12:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Altitude Count Down

A few weeks ago I flew DXB to CDG on an Emirates A380. We flew a slightly (for me) unusual course, going more to the west than I'm used to seeing, travelling over Saudi, Egypt and then up the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2014, 08:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Radio Paradise....wonderful!

Radio Paradise....wonderful!
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2014, 07:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Some women are having success in persuading...

Some women are having success in persuading judges and juries that they remember exactly what happened over 40 years ago, to the detriment of such as Rolf Harris.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2014, 07:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By Paraffin Budgie

Some of those were verging on being candidates...

Some of those were verging on being candidates for the Darwin award - they had to really, really hurt.
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