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4th Jun 2017, 14:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By onetrack

You have to give the guy top marks for...

You have to give the guy top marks for persistance and passion. Someone should start a crowd-funding arrangement to pay for some intensive training for him in basic physics and engineering, so he...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2017, 12:24
Replies: 500
Views: 112,166
Posted By onetrack

I just love it when the trains get their revenge....

I just love it when the trains get their revenge. :E
Forum: Jet Blast
28th May 2017, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,538
Posted By onetrack

What comes to mind for me, would be a sizeable...

What comes to mind for me, would be a sizeable percentage of the people on the planet today, looking puzzled, and saying, "Elvis WHO?? :(
It will 40 years in August that he died. That's two...
27th May 2017, 15:45
Replies: 6
Views: 10,537
Posted By onetrack

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO...

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO drift-modelling pinpoints a substantially different location for the MH370 wreckage (as compared to the "expected" and "calculated" ATSB location) -...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 11:43
Replies: 87
Views: 9,247
Posted By onetrack

I've watched braver people than me, weld brackets...

I've watched braver people than me, weld brackets and attachments onto (overhead) diesel tanks, that were full of diesel fuel! :eek:
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 01:39
Replies: 87
Views: 9,247
Posted By onetrack

The precise condition requirements for the...

The precise condition requirements for the ignition of petrol and other fuels involve a myriad of exacting parameters to be met, before the fuel will ignite.

A simple, faintly-glowing, lit...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 01:13
Replies: 12,433
Views: 8,040,184
Posted By onetrack

A drover in the pub was amazed to see a farmer...

A drover in the pub was amazed to see a farmer playing poker with his sheepdog, at one of the pub tables.

"Gee, I knew Kelpies were pretty smart - but a poker-playing dog beats anything I've...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 12:50
Replies: 12,433
Views: 8,040,184
Posted By onetrack

Fred said to Jimmy, "My brother's swallowed a box...

Fred said to Jimmy, "My brother's swallowed a box of firecrackers!"

Jimmy says, "Cripes! Is he alright??"

Fred says, "I guess so! We haven't heard any reports about him!"
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 03:02
Replies: 23
Views: 2,600
Posted By onetrack

The simple problem with B2N2's suggestion is that...

The simple problem with B2N2's suggestion is that the richest people with the loudest mouths and the most arrogant opinions, would become the dominating force appearing on JB.

I'm inclined to go...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 02:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By onetrack

A Swiss iStor knife sharpener does it for me....

A Swiss iStor knife sharpener does it for me. Failing that, a Wiltshire Staysharp cassette sharpener is a fallback position.

I'm not a bloke for knives that will cleanly split a hair lengthwise,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 14:40
Replies: 137
Views: 10,468
Posted By onetrack

LR, please excuse my dreadful slippage in the use...

LR, please excuse my dreadful slippage in the use of HM's English. I shall give myself a good flogging tonight with a large school ruler, to remind me to obey the rules of grammar. :p

P.S., I took...
25th May 2017, 14:34
Replies: 25
Views: 9,999
Posted By onetrack

I fail to understand what is to be gained by...

I fail to understand what is to be gained by writing a book about a murderous, criminal loser - who no-one, not even his family, appear to want to remember.
I would consider it an unworthy project,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 14:11
Replies: 87
Views: 9,247
Posted By onetrack

So, perhaps you'd better advise all those oil...

So, perhaps you'd better advise all those oil companies, service stations, fuel depots, and the multitude of other refuelling outlets, that they have wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on those...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 06:50
Replies: 87
Views: 9,247
Posted By onetrack

My father spent many years in the Murchison...

My father spent many years in the Murchison region of W.A. as a younger man, in the early 1930's. Road travel was rudimentary, in the likes of reasonably-current-model Chevs, Ford and Dodge tourers. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 03:24
Replies: 137
Views: 10,468
Posted By onetrack

I was quite amused by a likeable Greek gent on...

I was quite amused by a likeable Greek gent on the Island of Kos, who was running a hire car business, and who I hired a car from from whom I hired a car.
He noticed our accents and inquired if we...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 03:11
Replies: 1,071
Views: 109,175
Posted By onetrack

The record for nuclear power is pretty poor at...

The record for nuclear power is pretty poor at this point. Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukashima, etc.
No matter what the power source, it's liable to be affected by human incompetence in...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 02:48
Replies: 36
Views: 5,021
Posted By onetrack

RIP to a true gentleman and a professional...

RIP to a true gentleman and a professional entertainer who had a job we all envy.
I think a great deal of credit is due to the man for his approachable and likeable manner, when not "on the job" - a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 03:58
Replies: 1,071
Views: 109,175
Posted By onetrack

I personally, would rather see taxpayers money...

I personally, would rather see taxpayers money poured into solar power development, than being poured into coal-powered power stations.
Here on the left coast of Oz, a former Premier of the State, a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 03:25
Replies: 137
Views: 10,468
Posted By onetrack

I've driven in both RHD and LHD countries,...

I've driven in both RHD and LHD countries, although I was born and bred to RHD and driving on the left. I've never had a problem, except for the one time I was in the hills above Bilbao, it was...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 02:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By onetrack

The only thing missing from the description, is...

The only thing missing from the description, is "ran when last parked!".
23rd May 2017, 02:30
Replies: 24
Views: 8,198
Posted By onetrack

The gent was a 161 Recce Flight veteran, an...

The gent was a 161 Recce Flight veteran, an officer, and as such, deserves respect. He would have had excellent basic training, and he would have had substantial aviation experience.
He served in...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 02:10
Replies: 87
Views: 9,247
Posted By onetrack

ONE selfish and stupid smoker?? They all are,...

ONE selfish and stupid smoker?? They all are, without a shred of doubt. Why you would suck carcinogenic toxins into your lungs, when there is overwhelming evidence of the horrendous damage it does to...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2017, 13:29
Replies: 137
Views: 10,468
Posted By onetrack

Re the thread starters original question, I...

Re the thread starters original question, I understood that Henry Ford was the person who decided that American cars all should be LHD.

National Geographic - the Right and Left stuff - why...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2017, 15:01
Replies: 12,433
Views: 8,040,184
Posted By onetrack

Man, has she got a story, to tell the other hens!...

Man, has she got a story, to tell the other hens! :)
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2017, 14:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,011
Posted By onetrack

This ... We are alone on planet Earth...

This ...



We are alone on planet Earth in the Universe because we have been shunned by God for fear of infecting other civilisations with our greed, envy, murderousness, shallowness, and...
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