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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2020, 08:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By jimtherev

Me too. I was told that was because Koln sourced...

Me too. I was told that was because Koln sourced many components from Poland / Czech.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2020, 21:24
Replies: 12,161
Views: 1,720,301
Posted By jimtherev

If it's so rare, shouldn't it have been a blue...

If it's so rare, shouldn't it have been a blue moon?
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2020, 22:04
Replies: 12,161
Views: 1,720,301
Posted By jimtherev

Capetonian

Those of you who knew Capetonian may like to know that an appreciation of his wit, wisdom and kindness (not to mention his right-wing emphatic stance) has been sent to his family.

As one deputed...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2020, 22:07
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By jimtherev

Sadness and regret. Thanks for him.

Sadness and regret.
Thanks for him.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2020, 22:05
Replies: 176
Views: 8,215
Posted By jimtherev

Ah yes, a 1933 Austin 7 which drove like a...

Ah yes, a 1933 Austin 7 which drove like a motorised roller-scate - felt like 1 full turn lock-to-lock.
Then a 'friend' thought that I wouldn't pass my driving test in the thing (much less get from...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2020, 22:30
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2020, 21:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By jimtherev

One is reminded of Napoleon's apocryphal message...

One is reminded of Napoleon's apocryphal message to Josephine: "I shall be with you tonight. Don't wash."
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2020, 21:59
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By jimtherev

There's a lot to preserved railways which mean...

There's a lot to preserved railways which mean that operating speed limits - and other parts of the Rule Book for that matter - must be different from 'the Big Railway'. Not least because of track...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2020, 22:04
Replies: 8,817
Views: 804,912
Posted By jimtherev

Surely not They wouldn't. Would...

Surely not
They wouldn't.
Would they?.......................
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2020, 21:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,920
Posted By jimtherev

I have a wife.

I have a wife.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 22:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By jimtherev

I love the idea in the article of DX Wombat being...

I love the idea in the article of DX Wombat being a giant marsupial lion. Always thought him a bit of a pussycat up to now :)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jun 2020, 22:07
Replies: 72
Views: 7,880
Posted By jimtherev

On the above, we've just changed our telephone...

On the above, we've just changed our telephone provider, and I was delighted to have it confirmed today that it's the instrument that does it, not BT. The existing phone filters callers identically...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2020, 21:34
Replies: 134
Views: 12,601
Posted By jimtherev

Interesting that the protesters have not cottoned...

Interesting that the protesters have not cottoned on to the fact that true slavery exists in hundreds of cases in the UK today. Say within a couple of miles of London's Edgware Road.
When on my...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2020, 22:15
Replies: 84
Views: 4,656
Posted By jimtherev

My church in Sarfeast London had two postal...

My church in Sarfeast London had two postal addresses in two postcode areas - SE1 and SE17 … served by Sorting Offices at Southwark and Peckham respectively IIRC. The back door (SE17) had a...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 21:54
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By jimtherev

+1, please Rans6

+1, please Rans6
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2020, 22:29
Replies: 78
Views: 7,421
Posted By jimtherev

And those who go back a bit will probably...

And those who go back a bit will probably remember the buzz caused by one of the antennae on North Side at Heathrow which obliterated radio broadcasts multiple times a minute in cars passing on the A4
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2020, 22:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,097
Posted By jimtherev

I know of no Derby area church doing this but...

I know of no Derby area church doing this but on the contrary, Derby Council are to some extent flouting the rules, since I have to take steps tomorrow to answer an 'urgent' (Tho' it was no such...
23rd May 2020, 08:56
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By jimtherev

Sudden increase in Spam

Over the past 10 days I've had a sudden increase in familiar and frequently-corresponded-with friends' emails appearing in the Spam box in both my email addresses. Been perfectly ok with these people...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2020, 21:56
Replies: 74
Views: 5,995
Posted By jimtherev

Only just occurred to me that the one thing that...

Only just occurred to me that the one thing that double-barrel can't do is start the thread of the appliance.
Why then is he labelled 'Thread Starter'???
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd May 2020, 22:22
Replies: 335
Views: 373,682
Posted By jimtherev

And from 1955, a morning assembly: "I remind...

And from 1955, a morning assembly:
"I remind all boys that attendance at assembly is compulsory. Only yesterday, Mr Cousins found three boys floating about in the toilets"
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd May 2020, 22:12
Replies: 12,161
Views: 1,720,301
Posted By jimtherev

A dimly remembered incident comes back to me. ...

A dimly remembered incident comes back to me. Weekend visit to a friend in his first floor London flat, arrive, dump bag in spare room, ready for out for a pie and a pint or three. "Wait" says...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2020, 21:50
Replies: 43
Views: 3,165
Posted By jimtherev

Don't we all? :)

Don't we all? :)
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2020, 21:37
Replies: 43
Views: 3,165
Posted By jimtherev

Wink Many happies, Ed! Jim

Many happies, Ed!
Jim
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2020, 22:02
Replies: 12,161
Views: 1,720,301
Posted By jimtherev

Blimey! Hasn't been so lively here for...

Blimey! Hasn't been so lively here for mumfsandmumfsandmumfs.
A big HELLO all!
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2020, 21:59
Replies: 58
Views: 4,429
Posted By jimtherev

Nope. One man's facile is another's simple,...

Nope.
One man's facile is another's simple, perhaps.
Intemperate? Rather, I suggest, a riposte to someone who wrote, inter alia:

"...the feeble Welby, … has ducked his obligations and...
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