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Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2013, 21:19
Replies: 124
Views: 7,186
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Hang on- I've just read the article and it says...

Hang on- I've just read the article and it says that warming is still happening but it has slowed a bit. So instead of temperatures rocketing away they are creeping up a little more slowly at the...
6th Mar 2013, 18:51
Replies: 26
Views: 10,440
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Not sure how true it is but a similar thing...

Not sure how true it is but a similar thing happened to me - I'd paid to book the two seats in WT towards the rear of a 747 where it tapers (and they cost an arm and a leg!). But we were upgraded to...
5th Jan 2013, 11:34
Replies: 27
Views: 5,647
Posted By Shropshire Lad

You also know that that courtesy doesn't extend...

You also know that that courtesy doesn't extend to the way the security team treats passengers.

Having transited through a large SE England airport at Christmas transferring flights within the...
4th Jan 2013, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Shropshire Lad

There we go - a full reset of the router and...

There we go - a full reset of the router and we're back to all stealthy again! Fab - thanks Milo.
4th Jan 2013, 08:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Shropshire Lad

The web site I used did suggest that having these...

The web site I used did suggest that having these ports unstealthed was akin to an internet Armageddon! ;)

I shall try a router reset and see what happens - thanks.
3rd Jan 2013, 21:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Yes it was ! I can't actually access the...

Yes it was !

I can't actually access the firewall on the router as it appears to be set by the ISP with no way of getting into it. Though it does state that the standard setting its on does...
3rd Jan 2013, 18:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Port 80 Problems?

I've recently carried out one of my periodic port scans on my PC - every time I've carried it out preciously it shows all of my ports are stealthed. This time, however, it showed that Ports 80 and...
30th May 2012, 18:48
Replies: 37
Views: 5,348
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Just a minor point for the sake of accuracy. The...

Just a minor point for the sake of accuracy. The NHS was first "modernised" in 1974. It was modernised again around about 1984. Then again in 1992-04. It was modernised again in 2002. This...
29th May 2012, 21:29
Replies: 37
Views: 5,348
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Because that is exactly the same for every...

Because that is exactly the same for every private sector company I've worked for - Oh sorry no it isn't!

I think an analogy would help - Supposing I have several plumbing jobs around the house...
28th May 2012, 18:35
Replies: 72
Views: 14,175
Posted By Shropshire Lad

I'm not sure about Pilot contributions currently...

I'm not sure about Pilot contributions currently but several years ago I was thinking exactly the same and stopped buying a lot of the aviation magazines in general as I thought the articles were not...
30th Apr 2012, 16:40
Replies: 107
Views: 13,621
Posted By Shropshire Lad

I think that is one of the problems though. It's...

I think that is one of the problems though. It's not as if they are surprised by the fact that a lot of long haul flights are suddenly turning up. This happens on a daily basis. Actually - maybe...
29th Apr 2012, 17:39
Replies: 107
Views: 13,621
Posted By Shropshire Lad

It is quite a few times - can't quite remember...

It is quite a few times - can't quite remember exactly how many. Had it been once or twice i would put it down to chance, however it's every single time. I'm not claiming that this will be...
28th Apr 2012, 21:20
Replies: 107
Views: 13,621
Posted By Shropshire Lad

I know. I'm just watching the news now and...

I know. I'm just watching the news now and looking at the Terminal 5 video. That is nothing compared to what I've experienced in T3. It is good that the media are highlighting this. However I suspect...
28th Apr 2012, 20:09
Replies: 107
Views: 13,621
Posted By Shropshire Lad

You've done it now....! Admittedly every...

You've done it now....!

Admittedly every time I come in it is early in the morning when most long haul flights come in. However you would think the Border Agency may have been able to pick up on...
28th Apr 2012, 19:02
Replies: 107
Views: 13,621
Posted By Shropshire Lad

I'm really surprised that this is news now. ...

I'm really surprised that this is news now. Every time I have arrived into Heathrow in the last three years I have had to wait at least two hours to get through immigration. Admittedly this is...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2012, 19:30
Replies: 99
Views: 12,219
Posted By Shropshire Lad

My wife got offered one of those courses and was...

My wife got offered one of those courses and was outraged (but still keen to go to avoid the points!) She came back with a much better knowledge of the road system and arguably a load of tips on how...
9th Jan 2012, 19:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Well I should update this - as mentioned...

Well I should update this - as mentioned previously BA managed to get the bags couriered back to us within 24 hours. We managed to speak to someone in the Newcastle call centre about the hopeless...
30th Dec 2011, 14:36
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Well BA came through and the bags arrived home 24...

Well BA came through and the bags arrived home 24 hours later. All in one piece (so thankfully all the shopping was not lost).



We stopped phoning them as they really didn't want to know - a...
30th Dec 2011, 10:34
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Thanks for that! Very reassuring. I...

Thanks for that! Very reassuring.



I had a feeling that might be the case as they were distributing us across a few flights that night.



Interesting - this was actually the only thing...
29th Dec 2011, 21:54
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By Shropshire Lad

BA176

Hi there

I was wondering if anyone had any advice they can give me regarding finding lost baggage with BA. I was meant to fly on BA176 yesterday (28th Dec ) from JFK to LHR. Approximately 2...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2010, 22:20
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,391,465
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Indeed - which is why it mystifies me that...

Indeed - which is why it mystifies me that knowing this is a more than likely consequence of smoking, that people argue for the right to do it so vociferously.

I admit to being an ex-smoker...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2010, 19:36
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,391,465
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Actually there are grounds for most things like...

Actually there are grounds for most things like this - though not quite the reasons you give. In fact of the legitimate causes of cancer, the one carcinogen that is more robustly associated with any...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2010, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Shropshire Lad

I would respectfully suggest that their "expert"...

I would respectfully suggest that their "expert" theories would stand up to better scrutiny than your supposition!

Skin cancer is quite a serious condition that is increasing (non-melanoma cancer...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2010, 21:35
Replies: 174
Views: 13,936
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Actually just got back from an exam so sorry for...

Actually just got back from an exam so sorry for dragging this back to a previous post!

Mungo P said



Just to say if you had read my post you would have seen that the weather was horrendous...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2010, 21:34
Replies: 174
Views: 13,936
Posted By Shropshire Lad

Just out of interest - are lorries able to stop...

Just out of interest - are lorries able to stop incredibly quickly in the snow? Was wondering as last week on a road that had not been gritted and had a good couple of inches of snow on I was...
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