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Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2020, 03:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By Terry Dactil

Probably all the antennas on the roof helped a...

Probably all the antennas on the roof helped a lot.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2020, 02:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By Terry Dactil

This is the way to land a B747

I think this guy has been practicing :ok:
Check this video from 1:00 onward.
https://youtu.be/LFF6c8KPBAI
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2020, 22:42
Replies: 80
Views: 3,091
Posted By Terry Dactil

Speaking of tenses, why do pommies say things...

Speaking of tenses, why do pommies say things like " I am sat here"?
Surely 'I am' is present tense and 'sat here' is past tense and is not correct.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2020, 20:22
Replies: 80
Views: 3,091
Posted By Terry Dactil

Also, you should not verb a noun. :E

Also, you should not verb a noun. :E
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2020, 22:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Terry Dactil

It may help to distinguish between absolute and...

It may help to distinguish between absolute and relative risk for the flight.
Suppose you are thinking of going with Shonky Air which has a fatal accident rate 10 times the industry average.
Google...
8th Jan 2020, 02:45
Replies: 88
Views: 49,370
Posted By Terry Dactil

I don't think that a 360 degree turn is much of...

I don't think that a 360 degree turn is much of an exit strategy. :ok:
26th Dec 2019, 23:50
Replies: 18,451
Views: 2,024,567
Posted By Terry Dactil

Yes. It is an old tradition W2 documentaries...

Yes. It is an old tradition
W2 documentaries show that they did a similar thing for departing Kamikaze, but without the snowman :E
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2019, 01:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By Terry Dactil

Thank God I'm an atheist!

Thank God I'm an atheist!
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 06:44
Replies: 43
Views: 3,813
Posted By Terry Dactil

If a tracking number is available it can often...

If a tracking number is available it can often provide great entertainment when using Australia Post.

I once ordered an item from the nearest location available in the mistaken belief that would...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 01:44
Replies: 43
Views: 3,813
Posted By Terry Dactil

No, not normal, but some can be outstanding. I...

No, not normal, but some can be outstanding. I have had similar experiences to yours.
I can place an order online here for a few dollars worth of electronic components and it gets delivered by...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2019, 08:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Terry Dactil

Yep. Google has gone evil, so it's DuckDuckGo...

Yep.
Google has gone evil, so it's DuckDuckGo for me too.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2019, 13:59
Replies: 113
Views: 12,919
Posted By Terry Dactil

I have observational evidence that indoor...

I have observational evidence that indoor temperature can be accurately determined by the length of a sleeping cat.
It is linear from 0.5 to 1.5 standard moggies, but the range and resolution is not...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2019, 00:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,264
Posted By Terry Dactil

Even with uBlock Origin you still have to give...

Even with uBlock Origin you still have to give them access to everything on your computer.
When an app is ** "free" ** the product being sold is you and your data to a third party.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2019, 04:32
Replies: 17
Views: 2,264
Posted By Terry Dactil

So you block cookies and tracking to protect your...

So you block cookies and tracking to protect your privacy.
And then you must agree to this ?? :ugh:
...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2019, 05:35
Replies: 113
Views: 12,919
Posted By Terry Dactil

Here is Matt Parker explaining the Imperial...

Here is Matt Parker explaining the Imperial system of measuring lengths. :)
https://youtu.be/r7x-RGfd0Yk
Brilliant.
Why would anyone want to change it?
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2019, 00:44
Replies: 38
Views: 4,726
Posted By Terry Dactil

If you have compressed air available,try this...

If you have compressed air available,try this method I used many years ago.
Make an air cannon with tubing, valve and air hose connector, and use sugar lumps for projectiles.
Damaged the pigeons...
5th May 2019, 04:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By Terry Dactil

Smile The fix update from Mozilla has arrived and...

The fix update from Mozilla has arrived and installed itself on my computer.
about:studies now...
5th May 2019, 03:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By Terry Dactil

Try this one then. It worked for me, but needs...

Try this one then.
It worked for me, but needs to be done each time you run Firefox.
5th May 2019, 02:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By Terry Dactil

There is a quick fix while you wait for the...

There is a quick fix while you wait for the update.

Go to about:config and accept the warning.
Find xpinstall.signatures.required
Toggle it from TRUE to FALSE

The line will chang from...
5th May 2019, 01:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By Terry Dactil

Yes. That made browsing painful. I had...

Yes. That made browsing painful.
I had forgotten just how much ads and other crap my add-ons were stopping.
So glad it has been fixed.
22nd Apr 2019, 01:57
Replies: 18,451
Views: 2,024,567
Posted By Terry Dactil

Gotta be a Firefly with wings that fold like...

Gotta be a Firefly with wings that fold like that.

See the heritage report on the Berwick (Casey) airfield...
8th Feb 2019, 23:46
Replies: 18,451
Views: 2,024,567
Posted By Terry Dactil

Can you check your image again? There is now...

Can you check your image again?
There is now perfect left-right symmetry about the center line, and I can't imagine that being real.
6th Feb 2019, 08:40
Replies: 18,451
Views: 2,024,567
Posted By Terry Dactil

Thank you. Your concrete battleship clue...

Thank you.
Your concrete battleship clue narrowed the search area considerably, and provided a fascinating piece of history as a diversion.
It wasn't too hard to then find an ASW base nearby....
5th Feb 2019, 23:22
Replies: 18,451
Views: 2,024,567
Posted By Terry Dactil

Sangley point, then?

Sangley point, then?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2019, 20:04
Replies: 76
Views: 10,967
Posted By Terry Dactil

No need to worry. It can't happen. Back in 2000...

No need to worry. It can't happen.
Back in 2000 the science was settled.



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