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Forum: Jet Blast
11th Sep 2019, 11:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By Gordon17

We were on a TUI flight from Gatwick to Salzburg...

We were on a TUI flight from Gatwick to Salzburg last month which was delayed after we had boarded. The captain announced that children were welcome to up to the cockpit - my 9 year old son was the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2019, 13:54
Replies: 113
Views: 12,245
Posted By Gordon17

Years ago I saw Michael Parkinson tell a story on...

Years ago I saw Michael Parkinson tell a story on TV about letting his wife drive his new Jaguar while he slept, but warning her not to go more than 50 as it was running in.
She woke him when they...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2019, 11:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Gordon17

After reading this I decided to try and buy some...

After reading this I decided to try and buy some tickets for the Saturday match myself. It appeared to be sold out on the official website but I got a pair of 85 tickets from a re-seller for 61...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2019, 11:27
Replies: 92
Views: 16,905
Posted By Gordon17

I have watched a few games with my son, who loves...

I have watched a few games with my son, who loves watching any sport, and I have noticed that the standard of refereeing is consistently very low.

Maybe they should have got some male refs in.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2019, 13:17
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Gordon17

I'm pretty sure they don't celebrate it - they...

I'm pretty sure they don't celebrate it - they commemorate it.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2019, 10:45
Replies: 277
Views: 112,244
Posted By Gordon17

Here's one -...

Here's one - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6984263/Prankster-26-died-trying-trick-girlfriend-accidentally-hanged-himself.html
9th Apr 2019, 13:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gordon17

About 20 years ago I went from Stockholm to...

About 20 years ago I went from Stockholm to Brussels for the day for a meeting. My outbound flight was delayed and I actually got to the meeting just as it ended. I was booked to return with SAS at...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2019, 13:33
Replies: 61
Views: 8,808
Posted By Gordon17

It just goes to show that we all like different...

It just goes to show that we all like different things - I love "The Office" and have watched it many times. It still makes me laugh out loud - maybe because I think I used to work there. I even find...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2019, 09:01
Replies: 34
Views: 3,442
Posted By Gordon17

I was in my local A&E last Wednesday from 8.00 pm...

I was in my local A&E last Wednesday from 8.00 pm with my 9 year old son. Regular announcements were being made that the average wait to see a doctor was 6.5 hours, then emphasizing that this was the...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2019, 09:01
Replies: 30
Views: 3,559
Posted By Gordon17

Does anyone know if there is any evidence that...

Does anyone know if there is any evidence that she was driving the boat? Or is it just his word?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2019, 15:36
Replies: 56
Views: 3,725
Posted By Gordon17

1 does exist - just not in the UK. It's a UAE...

1 does exist - just not in the UK. It's a UAE plate - I guess it's meant to say world rather than word.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2018, 08:54
Replies: 29
Views: 3,350
Posted By Gordon17

I was in Lille and Marseille on a study trip in...

I was in Lille and Marseille on a study trip in the late 1980s. Lille was completely driverless while in Marseille they used exactly the same technology but with a driver as they felt passengers were...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2018, 11:20
Replies: 547
Views: 82,119
Posted By Gordon17

VW and Audi are struggling to supply many models...

VW and Audi are struggling to supply many models as they were not certified for the new WLTP regulations in time.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2018, 14:46
Replies: 24
Views: 2,090
Posted By Gordon17

My father was 89 and, for an 89 year old, very...

My father was 89 and, for an 89 year old, very fit and mentally very sharp. He read the paper every day and followed current events and rugby and cricket. He fell on an icy pavement one day while out...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2018, 14:46
Replies: 117
Views: 11,199
Posted By Gordon17

I had almost the same one this morning but it was...

I had almost the same one this morning but it was from "UK Police" to tell me that HMRC have issued a warrant for my arrest for tax evasion and I should call them back to discuss payment.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Oct 2018, 16:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,835
Posted By Gordon17

I thought he was talking about the tree owner's...

I thought he was talking about the tree owner's attitude, not yours.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2018, 10:40
Replies: 98
Views: 5,211
Posted By Gordon17

Going back to the point about companies making...

Going back to the point about companies making food for different supermarket chains - many years ago I was on a course with some people who worked for Northern Foods who at the time made ready...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2018, 09:51
Replies: 51
Views: 2,807
Posted By Gordon17

I read somewhere that the evidence that the...

I read somewhere that the evidence that the notice being served late was a "Received on ..." stamp on the paperwork from when it arrived at the Registered Keeper, which was not Beckham himself, but...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2018, 10:22
Replies: 152
Views: 10,329
Posted By Gordon17

I think some of you are confusing the Saab 95...

I think some of you are confusing the Saab 95 from the 1960s with the Saab 9-5 from the 1990s.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2018, 07:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By Gordon17

The GTi and the R Line can be had with 6 speed...

The GTi and the R Line can be had with 6 speed manual but the R, which is what the original poster was talking about, only comes with the 7 speed DSG.
9th Jul 2018, 13:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gordon17

I'm in Southgate (North London) and about 1 hour...

I'm in Southgate (North London) and about 1 hour ago we had 3 Ospreys, then 2 more about 10 minutes later, though of course it could have been 2 of the first 3 coming past again. As you say, very...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2018, 09:30
Replies: 49
Views: 2,208
Posted By Gordon17

On the day of the London Mayoral Elections in...

On the day of the London Mayoral Elections in 2016 I had just got my son, who was 6 at the time, to sleep and started changing my trousers when the doorbell rang. I rushed downstairs in my pants to...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2018, 13:08
Replies: 135
Views: 13,796
Posted By Gordon17

William Hartnell played the sergeant in The Way...

William Hartnell played the sergeant in The Way Ahead.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2017, 09:14
Replies: 424
Views: 50,227
Posted By Gordon17

Playing Devil's Advocate here, but one could...

Playing Devil's Advocate here, but one could argue that by sleeping with Weinstein to secure a role his victims may have been taking the role from another, more talented actor who wasn't prepared to...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2017, 10:39
Replies: 37
Views: 2,266
Posted By Gordon17

Surely there would a Capital Gains Tax liability...

Surely there would a Capital Gains Tax liability on the teaspoon?

The Telegraph on Saturday had a large piece about people who had thought they had avoided Stamp Duty, but then got caught and had...
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