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Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 21:02
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By G-CPTN

A work colleague used to wait until immediately...

A work colleague used to wait until immediately before 'departure' then shop around for last minute bargains - he got some amazing holidays.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 19:29
Replies: 1,740
Views: 307,722
Posted By G-CPTN

New Zealand terrorist 'visited' Britain during...

New Zealand terrorist 'visited' Britain during 'radicalisation tour' (https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/16/new-zealand-terrorist-killed-50-visited-britain-radicalisation/)
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 15:15
Replies: 7,302
Views: 2,497,726
Posted By G-CPTN

I sincerely hope that TK will return as he was...

I sincerely hope that TK will return as he was and things return to normal.

At least they got rid of that clown EJ - next should be JH and then SL - and ditch the stoopid 'game-show'.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 13:48
Replies: 48
Views: 4,493
Posted By G-CPTN

Before 9-11, I was working as an International...

Before 9-11, I was working as an International sales engineer.
I was a 'walking office' with all the equipment to operate wherever I might be.
I was relieved of my 'box-cutter' - a small Stanley...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 09:54
Replies: 6,409
Views: 473,629
Posted By G-CPTN

Cue Peter Fluck and Roger Law?

Cue Peter Fluck and Roger Law?
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2019, 16:16
Replies: 48
Views: 4,493
Posted By G-CPTN

Stansted Airport - 'African' lady in long robes...

Stansted Airport - 'African' lady in long robes was taken to one side as it was discovered that she was carrying 'something' suspended between her legs - we never got to find out what.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2019, 19:14
Replies: 48
Views: 4,493
Posted By G-CPTN

On our truck convoy through Italy, the trucks...

On our truck convoy through Italy, the trucks were loaded with concrete blocks in metal stillages (the usual load carried by the test vehicles).
The blocks were smooth, white, and specially crafted....
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2019, 17:14
Replies: 48
Views: 4,493
Posted By G-CPTN

In 1979 we were driving prototype trucks from the...

In 1979 we were driving prototype trucks from the UK down to the south of Italy and back.
Something broke (I don't recall just what) so a part was packed into a crate which was fitted with rope...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2019, 12:47
Replies: 7,302
Views: 2,497,726
Posted By G-CPTN

A travesty.

A travesty.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2019, 11:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By G-CPTN

cabin screw?

cabin screw?
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2019, 11:08
Replies: 7,302
Views: 2,497,726
Posted By G-CPTN

+1 I'd love to know whether TK jumped or...

+1

I'd love to know whether TK jumped or was pushed.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2019, 22:16
Replies: 7,302
Views: 2,497,726
Posted By G-CPTN

Ted's Notebook has been canned. I don't think...

Ted's Notebook has been canned.
I don't think Ted will travel to the races, but will present a mid-week technical programme.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2019, 18:58
Replies: 443
Views: 35,901
Posted By G-CPTN

When petrol-engined cars first appeared, petrol...

When petrol-engined cars first appeared, petrol was supplied in metal 2-gallon tins.

Will EV owners be able to get buckets of 'electricity to go'?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2019, 18:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By G-CPTN

I have two PAYG sims in my 'phone - the original...

I have two PAYG sims in my 'phone - the original Orange one and a replacement EE one supplied FOC when the original (Orange) one was blocked by EE because I hadn't 'used it' - then reactivated when I...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2019, 10:36
Replies: 9,744
Views: 940,336
Posted By G-CPTN

There were many wonderful utterings from the FSL....

There were many wonderful utterings from the FSL.
I have tried (unsuccessfully) to access the very first TRABB.
Anyone got the link?

Maybe we should have a list of the whole sequence?
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 16:36
Replies: 9,744
Views: 940,336
Posted By G-CPTN

Wikipedia is vague (and shortcoming) on the...

Wikipedia is vague (and shortcoming) on the origin of the term Sand Dancers for South Shields.
My father, who grew up in South Shields, told me that there was a significant population of Arab seamen...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 07:55
Replies: 31
Views: 2,651
Posted By G-CPTN

When my father-in-law bought his 'dream home' - a...

When my father-in-law bought his 'dream home' - a very large three-story early-17th century 'farmhouse' with no electricity - he installed electric storage heaters, which required three-phase power...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 07:44
Replies: 7,302
Views: 2,497,726
Posted By G-CPTN

Let's hope that Charlie had a deputy familiar...

Let's hope that Charlie had a deputy familiar with the procedures.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 07:01
Replies: 9,744
Views: 940,336
Posted By G-CPTN

I agree with the sentiments promulgated here that...

I agree with the sentiments promulgated here that the TRABB thread should continue ad infinitum under the original title - and in memory of the FSL I suggest that his original first p*st regarding...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 00:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By G-CPTN

Does the BT book list non-BT subscribers? - or...

Does the BT book list non-BT subscribers? - or just those who are still with BT?
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 23:36
Replies: 9,744
Views: 940,336
Posted By G-CPTN

Would it be appropriate to retire The really...

Would it be appropriate to retire The really boring and totally pointless snippets thread when the current version reaches the 9999 p*st count?

I don't quite know what might replace it as it has...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 22:34
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By G-CPTN

I have scoured the news reports and the Passerine...

I have scoured the news reports and the Passerine Aircraft website (https://passerineaircraft.com/a-new-type-of-drone-463/) without further information.
The craft is electrically powered, but I...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 22:00
Replies: 9,744
Views: 940,336
Posted By G-CPTN

Did anyone on here ever achieve a physical...

Did anyone on here ever achieve a physical meeting with TD?

He was very kind to me and sent me a 'processor' FOC when one of my self-built floortops cooked its processor.

Being only a couple of...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 21:44
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By G-CPTN

Are these legs powered by 'gas' or mechanical...

Are these legs powered by 'gas' or mechanical springs?
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 20:36
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