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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2021, 08:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By dead_pan

What a beast that was! Fair play to the crew who...

What a beast that was! Fair play to the crew who 'flew' it.

Isn't it rusting in some scrapyard now? Shame.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2021, 08:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By dead_pan

I vaguely recall something similar being proposed...

I vaguely recall something similar being proposed some years back, albeit with 'conventional' WIGs.

Would be a fun ride it they ever do come to pass
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2021, 10:01
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

Back in 2016 I recall pointing out...

Back in 2016 I recall pointing out (half-jokingly) that the various nationalist movements in the UK simply need to recycle all of the slogans and rhetoric used by Vote Leave e.g. unelected...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2021, 09:56
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

They weren't known but were anticipated by many....

They weren't known but were anticipated by many. It was obvious that the Protocol would cause cause problems in the Unionist community. Its just surprising just how quickly these came to the fore.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2021, 11:39
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

Quite. Its incredible that anyone in Govt is even...

Quite. Its incredible that anyone in Govt is even idly thinking along these lines. I mean, what of the people of Ireland, and have they forgotten the troubles we've had we just with just a part of...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2021, 13:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,880
Posted By dead_pan

There was much talk last year about 'strategic...

There was much talk last year about 'strategic industrialisation' in response to the Covid crisis and interruptions to supply chains, particularly of critical supplies (PPE etc). Also, I get the...
7th Jun 2021, 09:49
Replies: 93
Views: 15,573
Posted By dead_pan

Yes but how many oligarchs wants to own a second...

Yes but how many oligarchs wants to own a second hand yacht? Not may I'd contend.
3rd Jun 2021, 13:54
Replies: 20
Views: 4,852
Posted By dead_pan

That was fictionalised from a film i.e. not real...

That was fictionalised from a film i.e. not real to my knowledge. That said, it was eminently doable and no doubt got some weapons designers thinking...

On a related note:
...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2021, 13:45
Replies: 15,927
Views: 1,659,102
Posted By dead_pan

I wonder if part of the Govt's calculus includes...

I wonder if part of the Govt's calculus includes consideration the mix and nationality of other tourists likely to be present in any one country? Whilst infection rates may be low in some countries,...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2021, 09:20
Replies: 15,927
Views: 1,659,102
Posted By dead_pan

Odds on Portugal being downgraded to amber?...

Odds on Portugal being downgraded to amber? Nightmare for those who've booked holidays there.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2021, 10:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By dead_pan

I, for one, welcome our new Jeff Bezos overlord.

I, for one, welcome our new Jeff Bezos overlord.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jun 2021, 12:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By dead_pan

Some people just don't learn, do they? A quick...

Some people just don't learn, do they? A quick Google search of 'Twitter libel' reveals a number of solicitors clearly eager to take on these cases.

And in answer to your question, no.
1st Jun 2021, 11:54
Replies: 93
Views: 15,573
Posted By dead_pan

From ORAC's link: Surely they could...

From ORAC's link:



Surely they could requisition an old PM and give him a phone with WhatsApp pre-installed? Job done.

Semi-seriously though, it only really works if the Royals play ball,...
28th May 2021, 18:51
Replies: 89
Views: 14,545
Posted By dead_pan

There, fixed it for ya. All its missing is a...

There, fixed it for ya.

All its missing is a silhouette of Churchill giving two fingers at those nasty furriners.
26th May 2021, 14:21
Replies: 29
Views: 9,288
Posted By dead_pan

The a/c looks remarkably intact! Did it ski-doo...

The a/c looks remarkably intact! Did it ski-doo down the mountainside??

Those images could be screen grabs from a video.
26th May 2021, 11:21
Replies: 11
Views: 4,618
Posted By dead_pan

To my untrained eye the design looks a bit...

To my untrained eye the design looks a bit muddled, also those angly surfaces can't be great for stealth.
26th May 2021, 07:53
Replies: 372
Views: 73,854
Posted By dead_pan

Hasn't Biden given his consent for this to go...

Hasn't Biden given his consent for this to go ahead? I thought it was pretty much in the bag now.



Russia gets far more mileage from playing the victim card. Its a national obsession (way more...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2021, 10:28
Replies: 64
Views: 5,230
Posted By dead_pan

From my memory bank, I recall the interception by...

From my memory bank, I recall the interception by the US of the Egyptian airliner carrying the Achille Lauro hijackers caused quite a stir back in the 80s. I found this document on the legalities (or...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2021, 10:16
Replies: 15,927
Views: 1,659,102
Posted By dead_pan

These local restrictions ('advice') are utterly...

These local restrictions ('advice') are utterly nonsensical. Honestly, who's going to abide by them? I thought we'd already tried out local lockdowns and concluded they were ineffective.

In other...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2021, 10:10
Replies: 15,927
Views: 1,659,102
Posted By dead_pan

Pretty sure this story did the rounds in the...

Pretty sure this story did the rounds in the press early last year.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2021, 12:24
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

Hopefully the Beeb will get to interview some...

Hopefully the Beeb will get to interview some Brexit-voting beef farmers to get their take on this freshly half-baked trade deal. Its a shame that one of my local Vote Leave-backing farmers is...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2021, 16:20
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

​​​​​​ Yes but it's pretty grim if you swallow...

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Yes but it's pretty grim if you swallow any. Personally I much prefer natural swimming pools.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2021, 12:27
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

Its definitely falling out of favour here in the...

Its definitely falling out of favour here in the UK, particularly with the rise of people favouring plant-based diets. The same thing s happening in China (the biggest market for NZ lamb), although...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2021, 10:17
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

I thought this too. The US in particular would...

I thought this too. The US in particular would want a better deal than any we had with their competitors.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2021, 10:14
Replies: 11,038
Views: 1,379,975
Posted By dead_pan

I believe most of our sheep farming is done...

I believe most of our sheep farming is done 'conventionally' in lowland farms. There are plenty of them about here in Oxfordshire.
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