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Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2021, 15:46
Replies: 44
Views: 2,541
Posted By jez d

Yup, my Spectrum suffered a similar DT-inflicted...

Yup, my Spectrum suffered a similar DT-inflicted bashing. Favourite Spectrum game for my brother and I though was TLL (Tornado Low Level).

ZX Spectrum Games - Tornado Low Level - YouTube
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 09:47
Replies: 57
Views: 3,554
Posted By jez d

Same for beer. When working in a brewery yonks...

Same for beer. When working in a brewery yonks ago we brewed a German lager under licence for UK sales. All the ingredients were imported from Germany and so the only difference was the water used....
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2021, 09:37
Replies: 68
Views: 7,495
Posted By jez d

While I agreee that the hypocrisy is hard to...

While I agreee that the hypocrisy is hard to ignore, presumably Harry offsets his CO2 footprint? It would be far wiser, imho, if Harry used his soundbox to promote carbon offset schemes, and not just...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2021, 17:54
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By jez d

Games punditry

Anyone else watching the Wimbledon Djokovic/Shapovalov semi-final at the moment? Surely the correct pronunciation is 'Sha-povalov' not 'Shapo-valov' as the pundits say it? That said, always enjoyed...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2021, 11:15
Replies: 777
Views: 62,145
Posted By jez d

Ooh, good word !

Ooh, good word !
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2021, 09:56
Replies: 255
Views: 19,463
Posted By jez d

It's the pundits spouting asinine drivel, filling...

It's the pundits spouting asinine drivel, filling dead air time that kills it for me. Mind you, the Olympics isn't unique in that regard.
Replies: 15
Views: 2,847
Posted By jez d

IBE8720 While I didn't write the post on the...

IBE8720

While I didn't write the post on the PLAG website, I think the author's intention of irony is fairly clear. The author clearly knows that this is not an acceptable mechanism for increasing...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,847
Posted By jez d

According to the newly formed Pilot Licensing...

According to the newly formed Pilot Licensing Advisory Group (https://plag.online/):
7th May 2021, 11:19
Replies: 40
Views: 6,768
Posted By jez d

The more worrying scenario for me is when one of...

The more worrying scenario for me is when one of the turbines lets go and punches a hole through the piece of anatomy that it is attached to.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2021, 13:02
Replies: 492
Views: 58,803
Posted By jez d

Likely a stupid question, but (other than...

Likely a stupid question, but (other than economics) what's to stop the canal being widened?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2021, 09:39
Replies: 57
Views: 3,413
Posted By jez d

The Line (https://www.neom.com/whatistheline/)...

The Line (https://www.neom.com/whatistheline/) experiment could have been an interesting starting point, only we need to revert to a Middle Age autocracy first in order to get it off the ground.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2021, 12:36
Replies: 59
Views: 4,948
Posted By jez d

Ah, The Great Levelling debate... So, one...

Ah, The Great Levelling debate...

So, one starts with the royal family. Next for the chop will be the dukes, marquis, earls, viscounts and barons, before marching members of the House of Lords up...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 15:11
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By jez d

With apologies for the aviation reference,...

With apologies for the aviation reference, visitors to the annual Aero Friedrichshafen event will have noticed that it coincides with the spargel season in that part of southern Germany. Love the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2021, 12:02
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By jez d

Why anyone believes this type of inflammatory...

Why anyone believes this type of inflammatory drivel is beyond me, but unfortunately people do and provocative reporting such as this only strengthens the hands of the anti-vax brigade. The Times...
Replies: 29
Views: 2,874
Posted By jez d

Glad to hear it. Good luck in getting over the...

Glad to hear it. Good luck in getting over the finishing line!
Replies: 29
Views: 2,874
Posted By jez d

Central Scrutinizer, a bit more woe to add to...

Central Scrutinizer, a bit more woe to add to your current situation comes in the form of your IR flight test, if you're looking to gain an EASA IR rather than a UK IR. According to EASA regulation...
21st Jan 2021, 12:37
Replies: 450
Views: 113,825
Posted By jez d

Reminds one of George Bernard Shaw's quip:...

Reminds one of George Bernard Shaw's quip: "Titles distinguish the mediocre, embarrass the superior, and are disgraced by the inferior."
Replies: 29
Views: 2,874
Posted By jez d

Disagree. It requires the consent of the 27...

Disagree. It requires the consent of the 27 Member States in order for EASA to recognise a UK CAA-issued licence - it is not EASA in isolation that makes these decisions. And why should they? There...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2021, 12:34
Replies: 10,201
Views: 927,395
Posted By jez d

Re the intelligence/educational quotient of...

Re the intelligence/educational quotient of pro-Brexit voters, the more interesting demographics for me are age and security. For instance, VP, it appears that your local pub pro-Brexit group...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2020, 09:47
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By jez d

I beg to differ re the intelligence quota, but...

I beg to differ re the intelligence quota, but agree with the rest. She has been posted way above her capability, which at best was as a journeyman barrister specialising in planning law, and the QC...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Dec 2020, 11:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,233
Posted By jez d

For some reason, this sprang to mind... ...

For some reason, this sprang to mind...

Afghan National Police Jumping Jacks - YouTube
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 13:31
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By jez d

Haha! Actually, the publishing company belongs to...

Haha! Actually, the publishing company belongs to a friend and I always enjoyed mocking him over some of the more esoteric titles (and the municipal refuse vehicles one is by no means the most...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 11:14
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By jez d

Fear not, she's not alone! Municipal Refuse...

Fear not, she's not alone!

Municipal Refuse Collection Vehicles (http://www.crecy.co.uk/municipal-refuse-collection-vehicles)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 10:42
Replies: 10,201
Views: 927,395
Posted By jez d

This was debated recently on Radio 4 and the...

This was debated recently on Radio 4 and the consensus was that devolved governments were not handling the pandemic any better than the idiots in Whitehall, but that they were making a better fist of...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 10:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By jez d

Turnip Prize 2020

Somerset pun-meisters on form again this year.

Turnip Prize 2020 (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-54959423)
Replies: 134
Views: 58,803
Posted By jez d

robby239 I thought the scheme was fully...

robby239

I thought the scheme was fully sponsored by Etihad?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2020, 12:33
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By jez d

Agreed, and what's worse is how these new laws...

Agreed, and what's worse is how these new laws are making it onto the statute book via SIs, under Henry VIII clauses, bereft of any parliamentary scrutiny.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2020, 11:32
Replies: 26
Views: 4,281
Posted By jez d

QI states that it's a check box to approve a...

QI states that it's a check box to approve a search of your recent browser history.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE3maTQhvnE
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2020, 16:20
Replies: 40
Views: 14,217
Posted By jez d

The last time I saw Dennis was when he visited in...

The last time I saw Dennis was when he visited in early 2018 to do what turned out to be his last ever DA renewal under the watchful eye of John Beatie. Man and machine in absolute harmony.

He...
Replies: 13
Views: 3,384
Posted By jez d

Without weighing in on the argument of when will...

Without weighing in on the argument of when will be the right time to start commercial pilot training, if you are considering training with a UK ATO then you would be wise to consider what licence...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 17:12
Replies: 132
Views: 16,284
Posted By jez d

One of my Kenyan cousins lost three of his cattle...

One of my Kenyan cousins lost three of his cattle to snake bites last year. The urban myth of snakes drinking cows' milk doesn't bear close scrutiny, unfortunately, so most likely a case of a cow...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 16:30
Replies: 132
Views: 16,284
Posted By jez d

https://twitter.com/teddyeugene/status/10379964261...

https://twitter.com/teddyeugene/status/1037996426154975233
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 15:02
Replies: 132
Views: 16,284
Posted By jez d

Kenyan cows are hardcore... A couple of...

Kenyan cows are hardcore...

A couple of years ago a cow strangled a lion to death in Meru, eastern Kenya. And in the early 90s a cow assassinated a junior minister of agriculture just outside of...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 09:52
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By jez d

For those interested in the new law encapsulating...

For those interested in the new law encapsulating the compulsory wearing of facemasks in England, see here: ow.ly/GhfI50AGa4z (https://t.co/qEwaUhC1SA?amp=1)

As is atypical with this government,...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2020, 15:11
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By jez d

Hoodies plus facemasks will certainly make...

Hoodies plus facemasks will certainly make identity parades an interesting challenge. And how are alcohol vendors going to ID suspected under-age drinkers? I foresee much merriment ahead...
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