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22nd May 2015, 05:35
Replies: 147
Views: 57,649
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You are right I meant Thursday slip of the...

You are right I meant Thursday slip of the fingers probably bought on by lack of alcohol
21st May 2015, 07:00
Replies: 147
Views: 57,649
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If you really wanted a Harrier thread you could...

If you really wanted a Harrier thread you could have a Hawker, gawker and talker tuesday
16th May 2015, 16:02
Replies: 169
Views: 63,502
Posted By mikip

Roadster it could be that A N Other have not yet...

Roadster it could be that A N Other have not yet agreed to manufacture the widgets let alone by Augovember or even Septanuary and they are just giving us as much info as they can to keep us informed
21st Mar 2015, 17:49
Replies: 43
Views: 6,960
Posted By mikip

If the OP is really 48 that was just about when...

If the OP is really 48 that was just about when they stopped teaching grammar and spelling because it destroyed the little darlings 'creativity', so now we have a generation of people who have no...
20th Feb 2015, 19:20
Replies: 20
Views: 5,964
Posted By mikip

yes I have read the article I said fron line at...

yes I have read the article I said fron line at the point it was stored not current front line line condition
20th Feb 2015, 16:29
Replies: 20
Views: 5,964
Posted By mikip

Ok I accept that I am being over pedantic but it...

Ok I accept that I am being over pedantic but it went from storage to flight in months and the extra time is to add all the mods that it would have received if it had not been stored, or to put it...
20th Feb 2015, 15:03
Replies: 20
Views: 5,964
Posted By mikip

Tocsin This report says that the arframe was...

Tocsin

This report says that the arframe was pulled from storage in 2014 and returned to service in mere months - where did two years come from?
8th Oct 2014, 11:20
Replies: 12,008
Views: 2,775,027
Posted By mikip

Ok I accept that my figure might have been low,...

Ok I accept that my figure might have been low, it came from wikipedia so quite a lot a salt may be needed, if we take the figure of $251,000,000 quoted in the article you linked to = roughly...
8th Oct 2014, 08:26
Replies: 12,008
Views: 2,775,027
Posted By mikip

here we go another bit of useless trivia for the...

here we go another bit of useless trivia for the price of 1 F35B (98.5 millionish) you could have bought 140 spitfire Mk 1's (12,604 in 1938 = roughly (0.7 million today) I know what I would...
18th Aug 2014, 07:38
Replies: 39
Views: 7,467
Posted By mikip

This government has bent so many of its own laws...

This government has bent so many of its own laws and rules I don't why they can't bend another to give this very brave soldier the VC that is so well deserved
9th Aug 2014, 18:26
Replies: 97
Views: 14,035
Posted By mikip

THe trouble with Amanda Platell's comments is...

THe trouble with Amanda Platell's comments is that her column regularly consists solely of vitriol aimed at anybody and everybody, although I am not a regular reader I have never seen her say...
30th Jul 2014, 15:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,656
Posted By mikip

Didn't Dave promise that any organization that...

Didn't Dave promise that any organization that quoted 'elfin safety' as an excuse would have to explain exactly what the concerns were or am I living in a dream world where people have common sense...
8th Jul 2014, 08:26
Replies: 5,654
Views: 1,411,329
Posted By mikip

Sorry about the slight thread drift but just a...

Sorry about the slight thread drift but just a thought if you have a CVN or 2 what happens to the reactors in the event of severe battle damage? Are rescue operations curtailed because of the risk of...
27th Jun 2014, 14:45
Replies: 31
Views: 4,022
Posted By mikip

I can't help wondering if the designer of the...

I can't help wondering if the designer of the bomber command memorial has ever actually seen a Lancaster, or if they have they definitely need a new pair of glasses
8th Feb 2014, 18:37
Replies: 100
Views: 17,467
Posted By mikip

The Red Arrows bashing has started early this...

The Red Arrows bashing has started early this year!
23rd Jan 2014, 15:09
Replies: 9
Views: 3,890
Posted By mikip

Presumably the passenger who 'literally thought...

Presumably the passenger who 'literally thought we were all going to die' would rather have stayed in the air thinking he was going to die until they could reach an airport more fitting to the...
15th Jan 2014, 14:55
Replies: 34
Views: 14,453
Posted By mikip

Typical quote from a self appointed H & S...

Typical quote from a self appointed H & S policeman, The HSE themselves would be the first to point out that they are about safety awareness and NOT risk aversion, I would guess that in their eyes...
28th Feb 2013, 18:26
Replies: 21
Views: 4,209
Posted By mikip

It may have fewer people viewing per hour but...

It may have fewer people viewing per hour but that does not make it less important
16th Jan 2013, 07:43
Replies: 291
Views: 27,639
Posted By mikip

Question for US Herk, forgetting all the...

Question for US Herk, forgetting all the arguments about what kills what, why do you feel you need to own a gun?
15th Dec 2012, 06:09
Replies: 31
Views: 5,604
Posted By mikip

Thanks for the warning fleigle, I turned the...

Thanks for the warning fleigle, I turned the sound down and watched in glorious silence, the sound of merlins would have been better though!
12th Dec 2012, 16:06
Replies: 46
Views: 7,167
Posted By mikip

I know I was made redundant when our IT...

I know I was made redundant when our IT department was outsourced to India so that is a very raw nerve
11th Dec 2012, 16:29
Replies: 46
Views: 7,167
Posted By mikip

No it's only their space program we pay for

No it's only their space program we pay for
5th Dec 2012, 10:38
Replies: 24
Views: 5,936
Posted By mikip

I was offered a permy civvie job in the IT dept...

I was offered a permy civvie job in the IT dept of the KEO brewery once and for the life of me I cannot understand why I turned it down, even she who must be obeyed was all for accepting it, saw the...
26th Oct 2012, 08:17
Replies: 21
Views: 3,253
Posted By mikip

The series was bound to be mainly about Americans...

The series was bound to be mainly about Americans after all they have provided the inspiriration and leadership on the winning side of every battle that has ever been fought, I bet you did'nt know...
20th Jun 2012, 10:43
Replies: 37
Views: 3,575
Posted By mikip

I always thought that 'land of hope and glory'...

I always thought that 'land of hope and glory' was effectively the English national anthem. You have got to remember though that succesive governments have pursued a policy of 'English patriotism'...
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