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Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2022, 09:39
Replies: 15,528
Views: 2,541,988
Posted By MadsDad

I recall that when I was diagnosed for diabetes...

I recall that when I was diagnosed for diabetes (some 15 years ago) when I went to the surgery to get the diagnosis the very first thing the nurse did was give me a medical exemption (Medex)...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2021, 10:51
Replies: 431
Views: 34,860
Posted By MadsDad

Personal drinking tale was at a party at college...

Personal drinking tale was at a party at college I managed to consume:-

2 pints of bitter (probably Red Barrel)
2 Pints cider (not sure what brand)
1 bottle (large lemonade size) of Draught...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Sep 2021, 11:16
Replies: 72
Views: 5,752
Posted By MadsDad

Got letters for me and Madsmum yesterday. Flu...

Got letters for me and Madsmum yesterday. Flu jabs originally scheduled for 02/10 now postponed for 4 weeks (30/10 now).
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2021, 08:23
Replies: 68
Views: 7,922
Posted By MadsDad

Sounds like whoever was doing your cooking hadn't...

Sounds like whoever was doing your cooking hadn't learnt the trick of adding bicarbonate of soda to the greens when boiling them. No sign of anaemic then, more fluorescent green.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2021, 10:03
Replies: 777
Views: 66,840
Posted By MadsDad

Slowjet, I remember a play I watched as a kid,...

Slowjet, I remember a play I watched as a kid, about the same time. Set in a basement flat after everyone else had evacuated because of an alien spaceship (that was never shown) over London. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 10:49
Replies: 93
Views: 9,404
Posted By MadsDad

I recall my youth (more than half a century back)...

I recall my youth (more than half a century back) driving what sounds like an identical dump truck. Always a pain to start - and I only worked on that job in summer so it wasn't that cold.

The...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Apr 2021, 09:21
Replies: 205
Views: 17,912
Posted By MadsDad

I've still got a few 8 1/2 inch floppy discs...

I've still got a few 8 1/2 inch floppy discs somewhere at the back of a filing cabinet. S32 stuff
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2021, 12:46
Replies: 83
Views: 4,873
Posted By MadsDad

Still got a load of 1:50000 (and a few 1") OS...

Still got a load of 1:50000 (and a few 1") OS maps left over from when I was navigating rally cars. Together with lots of notes on the maps as warnings (such as 'Brrrr E" which would be cattle grid,...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2021, 09:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By MadsDad

There is also a large 'Box City' in Bridgwater,...

There is also a large 'Box City' in Bridgwater, providing accommodation for some of the temporary workers currently building the Hinkley C power station.
The stated intention for this is when...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2021, 15:03
Replies: 110
Views: 9,762
Posted By MadsDad

Madslad and family have just moved into a new...

Madslad and family have just moved into a new house which had the electric feed under the stairs. And no charging point. They managed to get a high-power feed installed by taking some of the light...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2021, 16:08
Replies: 6,341
Views: 569,794
Posted By MadsDad

Thank you, gentlemen (Hokulea, Meadowrun and...

Thank you, gentlemen (Hokulea, Meadowrun and Thormos) for your clarification to my query.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2021, 10:34
Replies: 6,341
Views: 569,794
Posted By MadsDad

A question about the phone call that all the...

A question about the phone call that all the current comments are about.

Some time back, a short while after the election, it was mentioned on the news that Trump had been on the phone to Brad...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2020, 09:39
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,075,152
Posted By MadsDad

Of course it is, apologies for brainfade and...

Of course it is, apologies for brainfade and corrected.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2020, 09:15
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,075,152
Posted By MadsDad

At one time, some while ago, the national speed...

At one time, some while ago, the national speed limits were 50/60/70 for single carriageway/dual carriageway/motorway classified roads. This was changed to 60/70/70 a long time back.

One problem...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2020, 09:44
Replies: 1,399
Views: 100,233
Posted By MadsDad

With reference to publicly accessible charging...

With reference to publicly accessible charging points, interesting article this morning here:-

regional disparities in electric car charging points revealed...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2020, 10:29
Replies: 77
Views: 8,623
Posted By MadsDad

There were definitely both colours. I remember...

There were definitely both colours. I remember much discussion amongst the local 'Cowboys and Indians' as to which colour provided the biggest
bang (blue was said to be loudest I recall).
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2020, 15:33
Replies: 6,341
Views: 569,794
Posted By MadsDad

Thank you for your responses to my query,...

Thank you for your responses to my query, gentlemen.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2020, 11:05
Replies: 6,341
Views: 569,794
Posted By MadsDad

A question about Trump potentially facing charges...

A question about Trump potentially facing charges for various offences after 20th Jan and the possibility of a Presidential pardon.

Watching TV last night a possible scenario was mooted where...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2020, 10:44
Replies: 26
Views: 4,457
Posted By MadsDad

I read recently that getting a puzzle answer...

I read recently that getting a puzzle answer wrong was a sign that you are not a machine - the machine wouldn't get the sum wrong, so the wrong answer tends to indicate a person (or a cat on the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2020, 14:12
Replies: 12,774
Views: 1,845,715
Posted By MadsDad

"Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said that...

"Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said that he will resign from the government if he sees international law being broken "in a way that I find unacceptable""

That's good, because if I always...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2020, 16:54
Replies: 278
Views: 33,523
Posted By MadsDad

Asturias56, +1

Asturias56, +1
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2020, 20:00
Replies: 99
Views: 9,044
Posted By MadsDad

Thanks for the advice above. I'm trying to follow...

Thanks for the advice above. I'm trying to follow the advice and manual instructions but I have a feeling one of the buttons (at least) isn't working.
Thanks again for all your time and trouble.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2020, 10:18
Replies: 99
Views: 9,044
Posted By MadsDad

I've got a Casio Waveceptor, years old now but I...

I've got a Casio Waveceptor, years old now but I like it and would want to keep it but it has got a problem (and someone here might have an answer to it).

What happened was some time back (year or...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2020, 15:38
Replies: 48
Views: 3,999
Posted By MadsDad

Yet another scam thread - council tax this time

Just had a scam e-mail (or, to be more exact, Madsmum has just had a scam e-mail) that we hadn't seen before, so as a warning.

Purports to be from Gov:.uk (not :) and is about our council tax...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2020, 18:22
Replies: 36
Views: 4,210
Posted By MadsDad

I must admit it is many (about 55) years since I...

I must admit it is many (about 55) years since I have drunk, or used as a cooking material, any form of cider.

I still remember the event that caused this ( a pre-Christmas party at college) and...
21st Jun 2020, 15:47
Replies: 18
Views: 3,912
Posted By MadsDad

I recall reading an article about hovercraft...

I recall reading an article about hovercraft which raised the subject of rules/licenses. The hovercraft Captain being interviewed was asked that very question and his his answer was that they needed...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2020, 10:08
Replies: 85
Views: 24,391
Posted By MadsDad

I worked in Dunstable for a short while and had...

I worked in Dunstable for a short while and had cause to ask directions to various places. IOne set of directions that cropped up on several occasions was "you take the Tring road off the roundabouts...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2020, 10:07
Replies: 85
Views: 24,391
Posted By MadsDad

A question about the New Zealand 'number =...

A question about the New Zealand 'number = distance up the road' system. Some roads, not all but a reasonably high percentage, have two ends so in this case which end is classified as being the start...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2020, 08:10
Replies: 6,341
Views: 569,794
Posted By MadsDad

A question. As I read the twitter included above...

A question. As I read the twitter included above (by Dr Dre) Trump is threatening to send in the army. But I recall being told that there are no circumstances when the army can be used in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2020, 16:30
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,370,265
Posted By MadsDad

Just one question regarding the number of deaths...

Just one question regarding the number of deaths for 12/04/20 (737). There is still 6 hours of that date to run, so you are certain there will be no further deaths? (I hope so but am doubtful).
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2019, 15:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By MadsDad

Was this service with a goodly amount of style or...

Was this service with a goodly amount of style or did the owner use it to get rid of some tins of fruit that had been lying round for some time?
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2019, 15:12
Replies: 77
Views: 10,708
Posted By MadsDad

Bolsover - 'Bo-ser'

Bolsover - 'Bo-ser'
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2019, 09:54
Replies: 113
Views: 17,209
Posted By MadsDad

It was originally 7 ft but was soon widened to 7...

It was originally 7 ft but was soon widened to 7 ft 1/4 inches, to allow for clearance problems. (Originally the Standard Gauge was 4 ft 8 inches but was widened to 4 ft 8 1/2 inches for similar...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2019, 18:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,219
Posted By MadsDad

Was told a while ago that the script 'tick' can...

Was told a while ago that the script 'tick' can be found because it will be exact centre of the tick box; Human tick will be somewhere outside centre. Don't know if it's true but sounds feasible.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2018, 08:10
Replies: 15,528
Views: 2,541,988
Posted By MadsDad

That's todays train spotting done. (A4 - Union of...

That's todays train spotting done. (A4 - Union of South Africa). Only spectator as well, got it all to myself.

Still got the best sounding whistles on the tracks have the A4s.
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