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Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2022, 17:42
Replies: 153
Views: 15,527
Posted By jimtherev

Certainly got stuck in and was well-regarded in...

Certainly got stuck in and was well-regarded in the rail industry. But as to the rest???
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2022, 21:51
Replies: 153
Views: 15,527
Posted By jimtherev

Ah, but he put his shares into a blind trust, so...

Ah, but he put his shares into a blind trust, so that makes it all right, doesn't it? :hmm:
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2022, 22:32
Replies: 24
Views: 3,827
Posted By jimtherev

My father who served in WW2 joined the...

My father who served in WW2 joined the Territorials (Dad's Army) in the late 50s when the cold war seemed all too real. He loved the programme.
Come to think of it, 'twas said that Margaret...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2022, 22:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,288
Posted By jimtherev

One is intrigued. Was said teacher male or...

One is intrigued.
Was said teacher male or female?
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2022, 21:32
Replies: 153
Views: 15,527
Posted By jimtherev

Rail unions have been pushing for...

Rail unions have been pushing for re-nationalisation for years. With multiple Train Operating Companies they didn't get much out of strike threats.
Now that many of these TOCs have handed back the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jun 2022, 21:29
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

Thanks so much. I'm off to have a play in a...

Thanks so much. I'm off to have a play in a moment.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2022, 22:20
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

Oi Tredders! That's most unfair. I've been...

Oi Tredders! That's most unfair. I've been asking that question for a while... in fact ISTR i asked it on the computing section a coupla years ago, with no answer.
So, go on. WHAT's it for???...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2022, 21:53
Replies: 111
Views: 9,711
Posted By jimtherev

... and don't think you're almost unique there,...

... and don't think you're almost unique there, either. (or eether)
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2022, 22:14
Replies: 32
Views: 4,033
Posted By jimtherev

You haven't had The Operation yet, then?

You haven't had The Operation yet, then?
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2022, 22:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,239
Posted By jimtherev

Oddly enough, I just did a small comparison at...

Oddly enough, I just did a small comparison at the UK Coronation year for a church magazine page......
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 22:42
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By jimtherev

Yup. 9Fs it was - about a dozen of them fitted...

Yup. 9Fs it was - about a dozen of them fitted with Archimedes Screw stokers. Failed as (a) the stoker engine not strong enough to break up those lumps, and (b) there shouldn't have been lumps at...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2022, 22:03
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

Hope you're now out of pain, KnC. Interesting to...

Hope you're now out of pain, KnC. Interesting to read about laser treatment; presumably this means intrusion thro' some 'ole or something?
I was wondering only the other day why we hadn't heard...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2022, 21:40
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By jimtherev

Good karma to NYMR! Sadly, we haven't restarted...

Good karma to NYMR! Sadly, we haven't restarted steam trips at the Midland yet.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2022, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By jimtherev

Does seem that the 'your recent accident' scam...

Does seem that the 'your recent accident' scam has gone out of fashion; a year or three back I could expect about one phone call a month. Enjoyed those. "Er, which one?" "Whaddya mean?" "Which...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd May 2022, 21:37
Replies: 734
Views: 88,253
Posted By jimtherev

aka Cocacola :)

aka Cocacola :)
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2022, 22:28
Replies: 208
Views: 33,328
Posted By jimtherev

An orrrful long time ago, but are you thinking of...

An orrrful long time ago, but are you thinking of Monsieur Hulot's Holiday? Or am I misremembering?
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2022, 21:47
Replies: 734
Views: 88,253
Posted By jimtherev

K&C I've been wondering for a time why you find...

K&C I've been wondering for a time why you find it necessary to sneer at almost everyone and everything: don't you think you might be better regarded/understood if you treated your fellow-posters...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Apr 2022, 21:49
Replies: 74
Views: 6,458
Posted By jimtherev

A fireman, on promotion from 'passed cleaner',...

A fireman, on promotion from 'passed cleaner', would visit the depot store and select his very own shovel. This would be available in various lengths and sometimes weights, too. He would then grind...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2022, 21:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By jimtherev

Jet garage in the village tracks the nearest (5m)...

Jet garage in the village tracks the nearest (5m) supermarket. Supermarket went down at 09:00 on the day after the announcement; local followed 2.5 hours later. Just over 5p.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2022, 23:20
Replies: 11,634
Views: 4,951,047
Posted By jimtherev

Oh per-lease! Give it a rest please, chaps. ...

Oh per-lease! Give it a rest please, chaps.
Some of you bickering out there have a lot of technical skill; why not apply it to this season rather than last. This year could be interesting. But...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Mar 2022, 22:54
Replies: 43
Views: 5,681
Posted By jimtherev

And of course the nuptials of two Londoners: ...

And of course the nuptials of two Londoners:
Tooting man weds Barking woman.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2022, 21:43
Replies: 37
Views: 5,224
Posted By jimtherev

Had to get rid of mine in the end. A blackbird...

Had to get rid of mine in the end. A blackbird fell in love with it, and produced an absolutely perfect imitation. The distinctive warble repeatedly called me in from the garden or other parts of...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2022, 22:18
Replies: 108
Views: 15,105
Posted By jimtherev

No depleted uranium?

No depleted uranium?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2022, 21:46
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

What a wonderful milk-chocolate voice. :)

What a wonderful milk-chocolate voice. :)
20th Feb 2022, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By jimtherev

Another vote for HP. My M277 dw does about...

Another vote for HP. My M277 dw does about 20,000 copies a year, immaculately. Uses non-OEM toner carts (at about 50 a set as against the OEM 60 a cartridge) Two-sided printing, but not scanning,...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2022, 21:56
Replies: 108
Views: 15,105
Posted By jimtherev

Don't you mean a berm?

Don't you mean a berm?
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2022, 22:27
Replies: 61
Views: 6,637
Posted By jimtherev

On t'other hand, I 'look after' an inner-city...

On t'other hand, I 'look after' an inner-city church with a small (10-car) parking yard. There are a number of things I would love to do to punish selfish people who take spaces which mean that some...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2022, 22:11
Replies: 734
Views: 88,253
Posted By jimtherev

Nothing. That's why it's in the 'social'...

Nothing. That's why it's in the 'social' 'Jetblast' thread.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2022, 22:02
Replies: 33
Views: 5,122
Posted By jimtherev

Yup, precisely what happened in 1958. But we...

Yup, precisely what happened in 1958. But we knew then, too, what was happening to the 'lost' energy. Melting the walls of the containment vessel. (Zeta, for those with long memories.)
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2022, 21:39
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2022, 21:32
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

I double-took at this one. First sight read...

I double-took at this one. First sight read 'bring your own boss.
Doesn't bear thinking about.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2022, 14:07
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

And I can testify that the lie of the land in...

And I can testify that the lie of the land in Belper cemetery alongside the river Derwent means that snow flies upward in that location.
As me how I know.

Second cup of tea is now beginning to...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2022, 21:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By jimtherev

Time was when we had brilliant programmes and...

Time was when we had brilliant programmes and rather second-rate tech/black&white stuff.
Today the tech is brilliant...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2022, 21:47
Replies: 32
Views: 5,059
Posted By jimtherev

Yup. Have twice been forced to go down to J27...

Yup. Have twice been forced to go down to J27 'cos it's too risky to cut across - Mostly, I admit, because of inattention. Knowing of the problem I usually get into lane 1 a couple of miles early,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2021, 21:39
Replies: 15,672
Views: 2,571,933
Posted By jimtherev

Have to do mine when Mrs Jim is out of the house....

Have to do mine when Mrs Jim is out of the house. Such a fuss :ugh:
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