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Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2014, 18:49
Replies: 107
Views: 10,700
Posted By Davaar

Davaar obituary

My name is Anna and I am the daughter of Davaar. I hope I have posted this in the right spot, he always spoke so highly of his PPRUNE contacts and enjoyed the lively exchanges of thoughts. I am sad...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2014, 22:57
Replies: 113
Views: 13,981
Posted By Davaar

Better, possibly, than an accent is an obscure...

Better, possibly, than an accent is an obscure language variant from the Indian sub-Continent or China. I cherish the memory of the elderly professor of one of these who was obviously ill-at-ease as...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2014, 20:42
Replies: 39
Views: 2,575
Posted By Davaar

[QUOTE]Anyone been there[QUOTE] The firm had...

[QUOTE]Anyone been there[QUOTE]

The firm had a Christmas sojourn there a few years back. The ladies met a lovely chap, mannerly, hospitable, essence of the Boy Scout Rule.

Name of Clint...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2014, 01:16
Replies: 77
Views: 4,190
Posted By Davaar

Really! Sixty-odd years ago when I studied...

Really!

Sixty-odd years ago when I studied forensic medicine, the lecturer advised on the handling of murdered and other mature and evil-smelling corpses.

The trick, he said, is to have some...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2014, 13:32
Replies: 77
Views: 4,190
Posted By Davaar

Eggs: fried, boiled, etc. That sums it all up.

Eggs: fried, boiled, etc. That sums it all up.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2014, 06:11
Replies: 101
Views: 10,524
Posted By Davaar

Oh dazdaz! Not always. Not always.

Oh dazdaz! Not always. Not always.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2014, 19:44
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

Well now, that starboard wing-tip: I'd want...

Well now, that starboard wing-tip:

I'd want a squad with rifles, ball and bayonets discreetly placed to deny any forward movement of that shiny toy.

PS. Chocks too, mainwheels.

PS2. In...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2014, 04:31
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

OR fed the ship's parrot a piece of apple .... or...

OR fed the ship's parrot a piece of apple .... or anything else!!!!

I do remember the last time I kept watch, but not the rest. Mind you the Admiralty may have been short of parrots.

Do you see...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2014, 00:50
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

Years ago had a small portion of land plus a...

Years ago had a small portion of land plus a neighbour of rural skills equal to mine. He was an engineer from Ireland.

At that time the government of Ontario would finance reforsstation of land,...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2014, 22:28
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

She may have been taking her cue from the First...

She may have been taking her cue from the First Duke of Wellington. Since he had been born in Ireland, someone called him "Irish".

He retorted that if he had been born in a stable, no one would...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2014, 00:40
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

Far be it from me to advise the tecchies, but I...

Far be it from me to advise the tecchies, but I think the instructions are a bit dodgy. The "10 +" has to be outside the quotation. I think.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 20:57
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 20:56
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

They tell me this is too short, must be at least...

They tell me this is too short, must be at least 10 characters. Come On! This is much longer than 10.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 20:50
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 20:44
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 20:43
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

[/QUOTE]Highlight the prose you want to quote...

[/QUOTE]Highlight the prose you want to quote then 'copy' it. Go to reply and put the cursor and paste [/QUOTE]

Can this be it?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 19:53
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

What does "the little icon" in the reply window...

What does "the little icon" in the reply window look like? Where does it appear. Keep in mind that I associate "icons" with "clasting", so I am in new territory.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 19:41
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 19:39
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

[QUOTE]Highlight the prose you want to quote then...

[QUOTE]Highlight the prose you want to quote then 'copy' it{QUOTE]

Jimthe and Beaufort: That's the one!

We take such an innocent joy in being a tecchie..
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 19:16
Replies: 9,895
Views: 590,360
Posted By Davaar

I used to know but now I forget. How do we...

I used to know but now I forget.

How do we capture a quotation from a posting in order to highlite it in a reply?

I am sure many can guide me. Thank you.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 13:42
Replies: 50
Views: 3,811
Posted By Davaar

QUOTE: to be really British, you have to...

QUOTE:
to be really British, you have to learn to queue
UNQUOTE

"British". said the judge, and "learn to queue".

Yeah!

The word "queue" was introduced to English by one Thomas Carlyle,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 03:47
Replies: 114
Views: 7,400
Posted By Davaar

Did I mention eggs?

Did I mention eggs?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2014, 01:18
Replies: 51
Views: 5,314
Posted By Davaar

I was not a great admirer of Mr Benn. I believe,...

I was not a great admirer of Mr Benn. I believe, though, he did fly the Spitfire against the common enemy, so there must have been some good deep in a leftie soul.

I do remember the many articles...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2014, 20:06
Replies: 53
Views: 3,664
Posted By Davaar

[Tis heartening when lost lambs return to the...

[Tis heartening when lost lambs return to the fold]

Thank you. My sentiments too:

[There were ninety and nine that safely lay
In the shelter of the fold
But one was out on the hills away,...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2014, 17:01
Replies: 53
Views: 3,664
Posted By Davaar

Close, of course.

Perhaps a word of appreciation to PM senders and others who have kindly noticed one's absence and return. Thank you all.

This was not one of those "I think I may have ..." threads, but a "Golly!...
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