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30th Apr 2009, 17:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
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What a tacky bloody mess! Yes, DEFACED is the...

What a tacky bloody mess! Yes, DEFACED is the word. My 10 will not be winging their way - it's going to Help for Heroes where it'll do more good.

Good for you, Foldie; I hope Mrs Foldie will...
27th Apr 2009, 15:58
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,486,995
Posted By exscribbler

Retraining will be required; at B&Q they let you...

Retraining will be required; at B&Q they let you have the last one... :E
22nd Apr 2009, 21:43
Replies: 53
Views: 14,340
Posted By exscribbler

Can such a structure be listed? Surely a...

Can such a structure be listed? Surely a Bessoneau Hangar is like a big tent and so is a temporary building. The RAFM reserve collection allegedly has a complete CKD example:

WW1 Treasures at...
19th Apr 2009, 17:13
Replies: 20
Views: 7,109
Posted By exscribbler

Contradiction in terms...

Contradiction in terms...
16th Apr 2009, 21:31
Replies: 19
Views: 3,143
Posted By exscribbler

1968 was a year to remember for some of us. Mrs...

1968 was a year to remember for some of us. Mrs Ex and I tied the knot - at least that's what she said she'd done. We lost Jim Clark in a half-ar*ed F2 race at Hockenheim and it's the only year since...
15th Apr 2009, 19:43
Replies: 30
Views: 4,372
Posted By exscribbler

Pedant mode ON: It's not a ruler - that's HMQE -...

Pedant mode ON: It's not a ruler - that's HMQE - it's a rule. Pedant mode OFF.
10th Apr 2009, 21:36
Replies: 111
Views: 14,824
Posted By exscribbler

At least the USN had destroyer on scene within a...

At least the USN had destroyer on scene within a day or two. How long would it have taken the RN, do you think? That's no criticism - you know I hold the RN in the highest regard - but merely...
10th Apr 2009, 21:30
Replies: 27
Views: 3,750
Posted By exscribbler

Guardsman! Get a grip, FFS!

Guardsman! Get a grip, FFS!
9th Apr 2009, 17:09
Replies: 89
Views: 9,250
Posted By exscribbler

A-A: A seaman officer - the Master Race! :ok:

A-A: A seaman officer - the Master Race! :ok:
8th Apr 2009, 16:19
Replies: 24
Views: 3,702
Posted By exscribbler

It's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy! ...

It's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!

In the first novel and radio series, a group of hyper-intelligent pan-dimensional beings demand to learn the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life,...
6th Apr 2009, 12:47
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By exscribbler

I recall the Spanish withdrawing their 3500...

I recall the Spanish withdrawing their 3500 troops after the Madrid train bombings. They were replaced by 800 Royal Marines which struck me as a fair swop...

We must not expect our wonderful NATO...
2nd Apr 2009, 17:14
Replies: 106
Views: 16,261
Posted By exscribbler

Gnomex: At least the Drainspotters clock (see...

Gnomex: At least the Drainspotters clock (see Merchandise) is a bl**dy sight nicer than the RAF one...
2nd Apr 2009, 09:25
Replies: 106
Views: 16,261
Posted By exscribbler

BEagle: Preston's of Potto? Kuehne+Nagle -...

BEagle: Preston's of Potto? Kuehne+Nagle - because #1 son works for them...

Oh, sh*t; did I just bite? :eek:
1st Apr 2009, 13:35
Replies: 106
Views: 16,261
Posted By exscribbler

I'd say that a trolley bus spotter trumps...

I'd say that a trolley bus spotter trumps everything, but has anyone come across a Sheffield Supertram spotter yet? I thought I saw one writing down numbers at the tram stop in Netherthorpe Road as I...
28th Mar 2009, 23:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By exscribbler

I bet he won't have to walk from Gate bloody 62...

I bet he won't have to walk from Gate bloody 62 like I have to...
26th Mar 2009, 22:26
Replies: 18
Views: 2,955
Posted By exscribbler

Would now be a good time to ask about the display...

Would now be a good time to ask about the display teams at Coningsby? :E
26th Mar 2009, 17:55
Replies: 81
Views: 15,472
Posted By exscribbler

So are you, SS; they're being re-roled to SHAR. ...

So are you, SS; they're being re-roled to SHAR.

http://email.royalnavy.mod.uk/imgproxy/img/805141596/FLY%20NAVY%20100.pjpeg
24th Mar 2009, 22:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By exscribbler

It's enough to make you bloody weep. :sad:

It's enough to make you bloody weep. :sad:
24th Mar 2009, 20:58
Replies: 71
Views: 23,316
Posted By exscribbler

Tourist: I couldn't agree more. This content of...

Tourist: I couldn't agree more. This content of this thread is shameful in the extreme and unworthy of the Service which you lot profess to hold in such high regard. Stop it now.
23rd Mar 2009, 23:13
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By exscribbler

That's from today's Telegraph and don't you let...

That's from today's Telegraph and don't you let anyone tell you otherwise. Poor things, it must be so awful for them but they're being so brave about the hairstyle problems on those terrible windy...
21st Mar 2009, 22:06
Replies: 62
Views: 6,746
Posted By exscribbler

It said "Made in the UK" on the electric bits....

It said "Made in the UK" on the electric bits. You wouldn't expect MBDA to use Renault electrics, would you? :E
21st Mar 2009, 16:49
Replies: 100
Views: 23,387
Posted By exscribbler

2 Lynx and a Gazelle over my house at 1643 today!...

2 Lynx and a Gazelle over my house at 1643 today!

Good to see you, boys and girls - don't forget the position: 53 32' 21.64"N 1 23' 29.64"W

Keep them interested!
20th Mar 2009, 22:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,847
Posted By exscribbler

Grabbers - do tell us about the wide range of job...

Grabbers - do tell us about the wide range of job interviews you must have attended. Of course you may include the successful ones and, if you wish, let us into the secret of your undoubted success.
16th Mar 2009, 00:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By exscribbler

I think it was like that right at the beginning...

I think it was like that right at the beginning but, as the war went on and the officers were being killed in droves (in 1916 the average life expectancy of a subaltern on the Western Front was two...
16th Mar 2009, 00:02
Replies: 27
Views: 7,916
Posted By exscribbler

What was it that nice Bob Ainsworth said about...

What was it that nice Bob Ainsworth said about the RN only getting 6 instead of the 8 agreed instead of the 12 the RN wanted as the T45 is "so much more capable than we at first thought..."

Bob,...
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