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Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By NAROBS

No doubt "M'learned friends" will have something...

No doubt "M'learned friends" will have something to say about guard rails.

N.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 14:56
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By NAROBS

Someone tell Dara to stop upsetting the cabin...

Someone tell Dara to stop upsetting the cabin crew.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 15:30
Replies: 22
Views: 2,400
Posted By NAROBS

A whole new meaning to escape velocity

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49870154

Would ya ?

Distinct tones of Gerry Anderson there.

I suspect that there must be a spam can shortage in the SW US.

N.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 15:21
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

And, you never know, in the fullness of time,...

And, you never know, in the fullness of time, some might acquire a transparent quality and become special advisers to heads of government.

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Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 14:44
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

There's nobody predating on us . . . apart from...

There's nobody predating on us . . . apart from each other What the human race needs is a bit of competitive inhibition to make the fox/rabbit model work properly:-
...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 14:23
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

Carbon offset resolved down to the individual...

Carbon offset resolved down to the individual level e.g. before you and your partner jet-off to F*ck-it or the Maldives, you have to prove officially that you saved carbon emissions equivalent to...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 14:16
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

Lubrizol plant self-immolating (?) hasn't helped....

Lubrizol plant self-immolating (?) hasn't helped.

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Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 14:14
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

There's only one thing for it, consume our own...

There's only one thing for it, consume our own smoke.

N
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2019, 19:05
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

That's exactly what's needed - enforceable carbon...

That's exactly what's needed - enforceable carbon budgets and emissions rationing.

Not non-stop marketing bullshine.

A balance needs to be drawn and, at the moment, self-interest and non-stop...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2019, 18:25
Replies: 246
Views: 41,633
Posted By NAROBS

Received this round robin from the local water...

Received this round robin from the local water supply company warning of water restrictions from Spring 2020:--
...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2019, 17:57
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

This business had been operating on the edge for...

This business had been operating on the edge for sometime and the Department of Trade had done nothing previously to prevent it going lemming like over the cliff.

Is this standard of corporate...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2019, 13:47
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

Shades of 2008, RBS et al. "Well, your...

Shades of 2008, RBS et al.

"Well, your honour, my client had been reading the german library service's copy of "The Fred Goodwin guide, to love, life and corporate happiness" . . . but some ne're...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2019, 22:01
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

Probably better for the planet long-term . . ....

Probably better for the planet long-term . . . but then, I suppose, some other bunch will step-in to pander to the unquenchable "Needs" of the petty bourgeouis at the climatic expense of the rest of...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2019, 12:57
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

Some top/middle managers sitting atop a shops...

Some top/middle managers sitting atop a shops network that has probably been uneconomic since the crash and keeping their heads down while they scoup up the emoluments . . . and the merger provided...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2019, 12:49
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

Seem to recall that Midland bank had something to...

Seem to recall that Midland bank had something to do with it years ago - did that association transit with the Midland into HSBC ?

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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2019, 10:31
Replies: 19
Views: 2,704
Posted By NAROBS

Just think of all that prime editorial content...

Just think of all that prime editorial content you're missing on the right-hand margin of the front page i.e. bethonged over-cellulited womens arses.

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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2019, 10:25
Replies: 47
Views: 8,528
Posted By NAROBS

Thomas Cook

Another Woolworths ?

Upper management unwilling to modernise business for fear of losing their cushy jobs and perks ?

So I take it they hadn't franchised out any of their low margin operations...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2019, 15:28
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

Testament to modern battery technology - my...

Testament to modern battery technology - my Blackberry Playbook tablet, purchased 2012, still going strong after 7 years and 1663 recharges of the original battery, delivers 4.15Volts at the battery...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2019, 14:46
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By NAROBS

Pennies from heaven

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-7487655/MARKET-REPORT-Rolls-Royce-hampered-fresh-engine-trouble.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490

Shades of 1971 again ?

Looks...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2019, 14:05
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

I've found that European recovery insurance...

I've found that European recovery insurance prices have a sharp step-up once the car reaches 10 years old - it surprised me, I thought my Skoda was definitely 5 - 7- year design life.

I found out...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2019, 13:41
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

If your the sort of EV driver who goes into the...

If your the sort of EV driver who goes into the remote and wild on a regular basis and you run out of charge, with no mobile signal, no ability to call out the 4th emergency service, no personal...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2019, 23:26
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

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Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2019, 22:47
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

Quite a few managed to drive the old VW beetle...

Quite a few managed to drive the old VW beetle with no fuel guage and a "Reserve tank" - electric equivalent ? Alternatively, a hand-carried battery pack in the boot to get you to the next...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2019, 22:25
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

Unfortunately, like a Corsa, Ka or Renault, I'd...

Unfortunately, like a Corsa, Ka or Renault, I'd have to be shoe-horned in to a Leaf

Over time the price of manufacturers new electric cars will only go up, but the price of electric car parts will...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2019, 20:30
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By NAROBS

And for motorists on a modest income:- ...

And for motorists on a modest income:-

https://www.evwest.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=40&products_id=226&osCsid=nm702kf4q0181rbn2cp0tu74m7
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