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Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2020, 16:22
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Why make such a controversial statement? It's...

Why make such a controversial statement? It's Friday already in bits of Australia.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2020, 06:29
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

And while the downturn in demand, prices and...

And while the downturn in demand, prices and sales for coal are down causing some justified consternation in Queensland, the reduction in Vale's iron production rates being caused by the influence of...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2020, 23:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,715
Posted By WingNut60

Are you using "dogs" as a euphemism here? As in...

Are you using "dogs" as a euphemism here?
As in "red dogs under illegal legs" - Elvis Costello.
Or "my dogs are barking......"
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2020, 15:34
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Yes, all pretty accurate. Both the federal and...

Yes, all pretty accurate.
Both the federal and state governments jumped on it pretty quickly and spent the money to get the message across in a manner that kept the punters on-side.

It wasn't all...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2020, 03:00
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

I'm sorry if that was taken personally. It wasn't...

I'm sorry if that was taken personally. It wasn't meant to be.
I was referring to a generic "you", being the majority of UK based contributors.

As a distant observer I am seeing "you" all tacitly...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2020, 15:49
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

OK, since you refuse to accept that...

OK, since you refuse to accept that implementation along Oz / NZ lines could have worked in the UK, why don't you try a comparison with Thailand.
Major hub, high population density, the first...
17th May 2020, 01:59
Replies: 34
Views: 2,278
Posted By WingNut60

What? Both of them? And yet just last night...

What? Both of them?

And yet just last night I received an e-mail from Ryanair instructing me that my flight on 24 June had been cancelled and how I could lodge a claim for full refund.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2020, 04:32
Replies: 62
Views: 3,313
Posted By WingNut60

Yes, that's it. Thank you very much for that. ...

Yes, that's it.
Thank you very much for that.
Let's see Humphrey Bogart do that!!!

Once seen, never forgotten.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2020, 04:24
Replies: 62
Views: 3,313
Posted By WingNut60

Best film I ever saw (not movie) was very early...

Best film I ever saw (not movie) was very early footage by a very early motion picture cameraman taken aboard one of Lipton's old clipper ships rounding Cape Horn.
The German captain training the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 22:08
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Certainly no verification of a towering infection...

Certainly no verification of a towering infection rate of mainly asymptomatic cases.
Not unless the asymptomatic cases fail to develop antibodies.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 11:17
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

They hunted them out many centuries ago.

They hunted them out many centuries ago.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 09:05
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

You are reading it very wrong. I am 67 and...

You are reading it very wrong.
I am 67 and working, thank you.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 22:57
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Every death of an employed individual under the...

Every death of an employed individual under the age of 50 (NHS workers, for instance) clearly demonstrates the fallacy.
Unless you count the thousand who fell into that group as being members of a...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 14:28
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Well firstly, demonstrably untrue. Secondly,...

Well firstly, demonstrably untrue.

Secondly, reminds me of Darwin's observations of Andean tribes tipping the old folk into the camp fire at night as the winter food supplies dwindled.
Considered...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 09:16
Replies: 278
Views: 13,857
Posted By WingNut60

Children being taken from their parent(s) and...

Children being taken from their parent(s) and placed in foster care as "wards of the court" is still a common occurrence.
It is and was done as a means of protecting those unable to protect...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 08:02
Replies: 278
Views: 13,857
Posted By WingNut60

I'm also inclined to think that her daughter...

I'm also inclined to think that her daughter being "interred" at Fairbridge might well have had something to do with her Mum's behaviour.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 00:42
Replies: 278
Views: 13,857
Posted By WingNut60

A qualifying period of Australian residence was...

A qualifying period of Australian residence was always required before British immigrants could apply for Australian citizenship; never less than 12 months.
All this character needed to do to avoid...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2020, 14:57
Replies: 278
Views: 13,857
Posted By WingNut60

I'm more than happy to be corrected but the...

I'm more than happy to be corrected but the account of "Jonathon" in the first few paragraphs sounds like pure BS to me.

Not sure what happened in the early stages of the Vietnam conflict but by...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2020, 04:21
Replies: 278
Views: 13,857
Posted By WingNut60

That would depend a lot on how you define "never...

That would depend a lot on how you define "never been in trouble with the law".
Most adult Australians HAVE been in trouble with the law at some time, somewhere between a parking fine and murder....
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2020, 02:42
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Most of Oz will tomorrow start a phased...

Most of Oz will tomorrow start a phased relaxation of restrictive conditions that are now in place.

West Oz will open some intrastate borders (zones) for travel and allow restaurants, cafes and...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2020, 13:09
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

The first image that came to mind just then was...

The first image that came to mind just then was of Mrs BBE with her toes poked out through the car side window.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2020, 13:07
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

The rate in NSW as compared to the NT is due to a...

The rate in NSW as compared to the NT is due to a combination of factors, one of which would be population density.
But the most significant being that the NT didn't let a boat-load of infected and...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2020, 08:33
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

Any evidence to support these contentions,...

Any evidence to support these contentions, especially the numbers?

The inverse of your argument is that it's OK for thousands to die rather than a small percentage get a bit antsie if they can't...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2020, 08:26
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

:ok: You're 100% correct.

:ok: You're 100% correct.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2020, 14:19
Replies: 7,153
Views: 593,796
Posted By WingNut60

The UK had exactly the same capability to close...

The UK had exactly the same capability to close those doors as Australia and NZ.
It chose not to.
I attribute that decision to political will, that's all.

Australia is gambling on the fact...
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