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Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2019, 18:41
Replies: 99
Views: 22,382
Posted By foresight

And in the Daily Fail, how much their house is...

And in the Daily Fail, how much their house is worth (seriously).
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2019, 22:06
Replies: 246
Views: 42,184
Posted By foresight

After reading somewhere that they have been told...

After reading somewhere that they have been told not to leave bags where there is a notice to the contrary, I stuck a “No Charity Bags” to my letterbox. Since doing so, maybe a year ago, I have not...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2017, 20:37
Replies: 89
Views: 7,869
Posted By foresight

I needed a lot of a lot of physio a while back....

I needed a lot of a lot of physio a while back. It took a referral from a GP and a wait of several weeks for an appointment. When the same problem re-occurred recently, I discovered the physio...
8th Dec 2016, 18:36
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,141,802
Posted By foresight

My guess, only a guess, goes something like this:...

My guess, only a guess, goes something like this:
His previous company ecojet was prevented from getting off the ground by the "government"
He had family and friendship connections with LaMia.
He...
7th Dec 2016, 20:15
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,141,802
Posted By foresight

I was merely trying to paint a picture of the...

I was merely trying to paint a picture of the sort of 'burócrata' she is likely to be and the gross unfairness of attaching blame to her.
Anyone who has lived/worked in Latin America and had...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2016, 15:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,153
Posted By foresight

Flour and water is all you need to start a...

Flour and water is all you need to start a starter. I get satisfaction from knowing that my delicious bread contains only flour, water and salt.
Unfortunately in the U.K, bread sold from the place...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2016, 14:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By foresight

You must be right, of course. It's a while since...

You must be right, of course. It's a while since I got a new passport from either country. Both due soon.
Never been an issue though.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2016, 09:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By foresight

As I said earlier, I have dual nationality....

As I said earlier, I have dual nationality. Thinking about it, I don't think either country knows I have a second nationality, since nobody ever asks.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2016, 19:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By foresight

Birth certificate? Easy enough to get hold of...

Birth certificate? Easy enough to get hold of one.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2016, 19:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,153
Posted By foresight

My sourdough starter is about 5 years old. It's...

My sourdough starter is about 5 years old. It's half wholemeal and half dark rye flour. Lives in the back of the fridge and treated with benign neglect.
I throw half of it out whenever I make bread...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2016, 18:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By foresight

VP959 I'm confused why you think you are a...

VP959
I'm confused why you think you are a British subject, rather than a British citizen.
It's quite hard to be a subject - if you were born here, you Are surely a British citizen with dual...
5th Dec 2016, 19:02
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,141,802
Posted By foresight

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, claims he...

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, claims he was unaware the LaMia was a Bolivian company with permission to operate in Bolivia. There is footage on YouTube of Morales on the very aircraft in...
1st Dec 2016, 16:30
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,141,802
Posted By foresight

Astonishing from El Deber in Bolivia. In short...

Astonishing from El Deber in Bolivia.
In short the submitted flight plan shows en route time of 4:22 and endurance of,guess what, 4:22.
When the authority questioned it, the despachador told her...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jun 2016, 23:29
Replies: 146
Views: 15,021
Posted By foresight

I think we have always been allowed to make...

I think we have always been allowed to make fatuous statements.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2016, 21:25
Replies: 41
Views: 4,261
Posted By foresight

LEDs emit a very pure light with sharply defined...

LEDs emit a very pure light with sharply defined shadows, as anyone who has a car with LED headlights will know. It's therefore important with GU10 bulbs to look for the widest illumination angle you...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2015, 17:26
Replies: 24
Views: 2,351
Posted By foresight

Don't know where it came from, but it isn't a...

Don't know where it came from, but it isn't a metaphor.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2015, 13:49
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By foresight

The historical present is a matter of style,...

The historical present is a matter of style, rather than of grammar. I agree it is overused and can be irritating.

My personal bugbear is the increasingly common use of 'an' in front of words...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2015, 21:28
Replies: 151
Views: 7,576
Posted By foresight

I don't feel remotely superior to atheists, I...

I don't feel remotely superior to atheists, I find their position entirely reasonable.
If I felt superior I would miss out on some close friendships. What I do find objectionable is the constant...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2015, 13:44
Replies: 151
Views: 7,576
Posted By foresight

Couldn't see any jokes about atheism/atheists...

Couldn't see any jokes about atheism/atheists there.
Apart from the one you posted.

Just helps prove my point.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2015, 10:26
Replies: 151
Views: 7,576
Posted By foresight

Yep, think you did!

Yep, think you did!
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2015, 08:43
Replies: 151
Views: 7,576
Posted By foresight

What is there to say that is funny about...

What is there to say that is funny about atheists? There is plenty of humour to be mined from all religious faiths, as we all know.
But atheism? Just soulless and,well, not funny.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2015, 17:20
Replies: 151
Views: 7,576
Posted By foresight

JFZ90 As far as I understand it the position...

JFZ90

As far as I understand it the position of the church re same sex Marriage is as follows:

Doctrinally the sacrament of marriage is between a man and a woman.
The church covers a huge...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2015, 15:59
Replies: 84
Views: 5,958
Posted By foresight

I have just paid an extra £420 for 'premium...

I have just paid an extra £420 for 'premium economy' on a long haul return flight. I am very tall with very big feet. I cannot squeeze myself into an economy seat for 11 hours without risk to my...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2015, 12:19
Replies: 1,007
Views: 46,849
Posted By foresight

Once again you betray total ignorance. Are you...

Once again you betray total ignorance. Are you sure it's not 6.47%?

It does not occur to you that very many Christians (I speak only of the religion I know) undergo more doubt, self questioning...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2015, 12:01
Replies: 61
Views: 10,218
Posted By foresight

1950's prep school. File in from the rugby pitch,...

1950's prep school. File in from the rugby pitch, cold and frequently bleeding.
Queue up naked for the ritual of a cold shower, I mean cooooold. Teacher present to ensure we stayed under for the...
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