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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 19:38
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

Tough call indeed Fareast, as tough as the...

Tough call indeed Fareast, as tough as the parent's who have to live with the anguish of the loss of a child to the same drink driver who was just over the limit? I think the worth of the new law...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 19:00
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

It's like they know you so well MJ. Tom

It's like they know you so well MJ.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 18:31
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

Ah nostalgia, flared trousers and tartan stripes...

Ah nostalgia, flared trousers and tartan stripes - some more of Scotland's finest:

Mind you John Lydon couldn't believe it wasn't butter - maybe he will fair better in the political arena.:E

...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 18:21
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

On a slightly different note, been following the...

On a slightly different note, been following the plight of Mohammad Asghar and his family here in the UK. They have been petitioning the UK government relentlessly to get involved since Mohamed was...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 17:54
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

Translation - "someone who claims to have carried...

Translation - "someone who claims to have carried a pistol into a high street bank whilst on duty"

Then no:}

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 17:15
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

There you go, apparently Salmond has no interest...

There you go, apparently Salmond has no interest in assuming westminster SNP leadership role:




Alex Salmond to stand as MP at General Election - The Scotsman...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2014, 17:07
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

You do realise of course om that Salmond if...

You do realise of course om that Salmond if elected will only be voting on matters affecting Scotland - hardly embracing the Union.:E Of course, once we embrace EVEL, the concerns of what remains as...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 23:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,419
Posted By TomJoad

For those who are into the genre and haven't seen...

For those who are into the genre and haven't seen it then you may wish to check out the movie "The Prestige". Nice little twist to the teleportation thing - won't spoil for you. David Bowie puts in...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 22:43
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

Cheers MFC, like I said, I wasn't sure. Thanks...

Cheers MFC, like I said, I wasn't sure. Thanks for searching to confirm.:ok:
If elected then, the role will most likley pass to Salmond.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 22:05
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

I think the hope is that it will get to the stage...

I think the hope is that it will get to the stage where it becomes socially unacceptable, if indeed it is not already there. The old phrase "one for the road" being consigned to history.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 22:02
Replies: 25
Views: 2,419
Posted By TomJoad

I'd read somewhere that Gene Roddenberry only...

I'd read somewhere that Gene Roddenberry only introduced teleportation to Star Trek as the original idea, to have the saucer section of Enterprise undock and land on the planet, would take too long....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 21:55
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,249,425
Posted By TomJoad

Cheers G-CPTN, I had forgotten we used to have...

Cheers G-CPTN, I had forgotten we used to have one registration period per year. Takes me back when as kids we would see who would be first to spot the new plate with cries of "S plate, bags it"....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 21:30
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

No not as such, don't think there is any such...

No not as such, don't think there is any such position formally, might be wrong. He would however bring a lot of experience and ability to the SNP's westminster contingent. He cut his teeth there...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 21:25
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

lol would make the beloved westminster an empty...

lol would make the beloved westminster an empty place:p:p:p

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 21:19
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

TWT that's the limit being introduced here in...

TWT that's the limit being introduced here in Scotland, being dropped from 80mg/100ml.

What's the social attitude to drink driving in Aus?

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:56
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

But if you can do something about lives lost...

But if you can do something about lives lost through drink driving then do it.

Measures to reduce alcohol abuse are also in play, there is no magic bullet to all of societies' social ills. Anyway...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:50
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

Cheers cloud, that works. Good move on his part...

Cheers cloud, that works. Good move on his part and of course if elected it would see a return to familiar ground. Hopefully by then we will have EVEL and the SNP's self imposed abstention from...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:40
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

Sadly too many OFSO. Tom

Sadly too many OFSO.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:39
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

Hear what your saying farest, I was citing the...

Hear what your saying farest, I was citing the comments of the chief sheriff (Glasgow I think) from the news report on the BBC. Here's a excerpt below:



BBC News - Scotland cuts drink-drive...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:16
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,235,850
Posted By TomJoad

Fareast , may be me but I don't think the link is...

Fareast , may be me but I don't think the link is working.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,419
Posted By TomJoad

You need to watch the movie The Fly. The fart...

You need to watch the movie The Fly. The fart and you would recombine as one at the other end! Best policy would be to let it out before you go teleporting;)

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 20:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By TomJoad

Can't help but think that this is just another...

Can't help but think that this is just another indicator of the sad state of affairs of our way of life. Together with zero hours contracts it points to how low we have sunk.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 19:58
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,249,425
Posted By TomJoad

Do many people buy new cars in Dec - I would...

Do many people buy new cars in Dec - I would think sales figures are generally low around this time of year? Just saying.

Tom
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2014, 19:54
Replies: 112
Views: 7,835
Posted By TomJoad

Drink Driving - Zero Limit

What with the Christmas season upon us the police here in Scotland have started their annual drink driving deterrence campaign. With the recent change in the law we now effectively have a zero...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2014, 22:53
Replies: 37
Views: 3,518
Posted By TomJoad

brick, I don't get it what's the point you are...

brick, I don't get it what's the point you are making?

Tom
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