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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2018, 18:13
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,746,104
Posted By 180backtrack

I've got a brilliant step ladder. I'm just sad...

I've got a brilliant step ladder. I'm just sad that I never knew my real ladder.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2018, 18:58
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,746,104
Posted By 180backtrack

Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities was first...

Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities was first serialised in two UK local newspapers. It was the Bicester Times, it was the Worcester Times.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2017, 20:28
Replies: 158
Views: 12,841
Posted By 180backtrack

I once had a supermarket checkout operator tell...

I once had a supermarket checkout operator tell me she couldn't sell me a whole salmon because the look of it made her feel sick. The problem was solved by a colleague being called over to pass that...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2017, 20:10
Replies: 31
Views: 3,343
Posted By 180backtrack

I once saw two women in a department store in...

I once saw two women in a department store in Liverpool shopping for a present in men's clothing. One held up a jumper and said "What do you think about that?" Her friend said "Don't you think it's...
14th Dec 2015, 14:14
Replies: 211
Views: 139,848
Posted By 180backtrack

According to Wikipedia, Metrojet have suspended...

According to Wikipedia, Metrojet have suspended all operations from 5 December until next summer due to a severe reduction in passengers as a result of the accident and the security situation at its...
17th Aug 2015, 12:44
Replies: 12
Views: 5,131
Posted By 180backtrack

Local paper reporting problem was a suspected...

Local paper reporting problem was a suspected birdstrike.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2015, 19:38
Replies: 95
Views: 7,398
Posted By 180backtrack

"Going Home" by the Scottish Group Runrig has...

"Going Home" by the Scottish Group Runrig has been a favourite of mine for some time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AReZEjERo_o Then a good friend of mine who died from cancer far too young had it...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Dec 2012, 23:01
Replies: 54
Views: 5,505
Posted By 180backtrack

50% of the population is broken down by age and...

50% of the population is broken down by age and sex.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2012, 17:36
Replies: 24
Views: 1,855
Posted By 180backtrack

Mensa. Almost reluctant to admit it because a). ...

Mensa. Almost reluctant to admit it because a). It prompts the wife to say "if you're so smart why aren't we rich" and b). Jimmy Sovile was a member.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2012, 17:20
Replies: 107
Views: 9,745
Posted By 180backtrack

A few years ago a man was shot by police when he...

A few years ago a man was shot by police when he was carrying a table leg which passers-by had mistaken for a gun and reported as such. I seem to remember that the police tried to mitigate their...
11th Oct 2012, 21:03
Replies: 19
Views: 3,618
Posted By 180backtrack

This isn't the groundbreaking idea that C4 make...

This isn't the groundbreaking idea that C4 make out. A remote controlled Boeing 720 was crashed into a desert many years ago. I seem to remember that the main idea was to prove that a certain type...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Oct 2012, 15:40
Replies: 34
Views: 3,507
Posted By 180backtrack

Strange that the police can enter a swimming pool...

Strange that the police can enter a swimming pool to pull out someone who's remonstrating about being splashed, but are prohibited from rescuing someone from a lake unless they've had the requisite...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Oct 2012, 15:36
Replies: 40
Views: 3,885
Posted By 180backtrack

I saw him on tv news last night. A young lady...

I saw him on tv news last night. A young lady reporter was trying politely to interview him. He just stood there and refused to speak a single word. Pathetic.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2011, 13:25
Replies: 98
Views: 13,194
Posted By 180backtrack

Since you've been gone, all that's left is a bag...

Since you've been gone, all that's left is a bag of coal........
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2011, 21:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By 180backtrack

I seem to remember that "india" used to be...

I seem to remember that "india" used to be "item." I don't remember an "indigo."
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2011, 12:55
Replies: 73
Views: 4,436
Posted By 180backtrack

United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta

United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2011, 12:43
Replies: 73
Views: 4,436
Posted By 180backtrack

Of course, Iceland was formerly known as Bejams

Of course, Iceland was formerly known as Bejams
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2011, 12:23
Replies: 73
Views: 4,436
Posted By 180backtrack

Wales is Cymru.

Wales is Cymru.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2011, 12:41
Replies: 62
Views: 7,496
Posted By 180backtrack

There's a container ship company that names its...

There's a container ship company that names its ships beginning "Titan....." One of their themes invovles planets, "Titan Mars", "Titan Jupiter", etc. "Titan Uranus" requires careful pronunciation.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2007, 23:17
Replies: 105
Views: 8,340
Posted By 180backtrack

How about "Barbados" by Typically Tropical? ...

How about "Barbados" by Typically Tropical? That's the song with captain Tobias Wilcock on Coconut Airways Flight 372 taking a bunch of happy holidaymakers to Bridgetown. Annoyingly catchy but very...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2007, 13:09
Replies: 66
Views: 18,105
Posted By 180backtrack

My two most recent flights as pax from Manchester...

My two most recent flights as pax from Manchester both ended up in buy-one-get-one-free approaches. (One in Funchal, one in O'Hare, both due to wind changes). As a regular SLF and former PPL I'm...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2007, 20:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By 180backtrack

Heard of a case last winter where cars had been...

Heard of a case last winter where cars had been ticketed for "allowing" snow to fall on the windscreen and obscure the pay-and-display ticket. I don't know if an appeal was succesful. Stuff like...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2007, 14:56
Replies: 118
Views: 15,303
Posted By 180backtrack

There's less to you than meets the...

There's less to you than meets the eye..................
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2007, 10:09
Replies: 46
Views: 3,169
Posted By 180backtrack

Any 16 year old who's seriously into smoking when...

Any 16 year old who's seriously into smoking when the new age restriction comes in will presumably have to stockpile vast quantities of the weed to tide him over until he's able to make his next...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2006, 19:34
Replies: 98
Views: 7,293
Posted By 180backtrack

Negative expectations lead to negative results,...

Negative expectations lead to negative results, whereas positive expectations lead to negative results.
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