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Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2008, 18:49
Replies: 89
Views: 5,846
Posted By spork

Have you experienced the so-called Customer...

Have you experienced the so-called Customer Service personnel who are looking for an opportunity to end the call? The above quote reminded me of 1) an ntl operator who didn’t like me getting forceful...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2008, 14:38
Replies: 45
Views: 3,574
Posted By spork

How about the standard grey foam insulation...

How about the standard grey foam insulation sleeving? Or do they nibble that too?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2008, 22:39
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Wow! I’m amazed that’s such a low number...

Wow! I’m amazed that’s such a low number considering what’s going on in Britain right now. And that from ‘Britain's biggest housebuilder’. Incredible.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2007, 14:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By spork

I’d say a person is sadly lacking in moral fibre...

I’d say a person is sadly lacking in moral fibre if they can stand by and watch while another human being is in distress or under threat. Surely police recruitment procedures would require that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2007, 20:32
Replies: 94
Views: 11,672
Posted By spork

A gnome resident in the UK is fully entitled to...

A gnome resident in the UK is fully entitled to use the National Elf Service after six months of residence.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2007, 23:54
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Umm… That’s what I referred to in #68 above....

Umm… That’s what I referred to in #68 above. Perhaps though, by flats, you mean affordable housing which really is affordable. The ‘flats’ we get in west Surrey are luxury apartments, rarely more...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2007, 14:10
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Remarkably cheap at 2$08 to the £. :uhoh: ...

Remarkably cheap at 2$08 to the £. :uhoh:

The good thing about equity is that you never actually had the money in the first place. :8
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2007, 10:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By spork

How about her joining a 'thinking' sport group,...

How about her joining a 'thinking' sport group, like karate? It did both my daughters a world of good.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2007, 10:45
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Yup, more good points there. Interest rates are...

Yup, more good points there. Interest rates are going to stay pretty flat for a while. It all depends on who wants to achieve what and when. (or who panics first!)

Can’t blame anyone for that in...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2007, 19:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By spork

The Spanish have traffic lights programmed to...

The Spanish have traffic lights programmed to turn red if you are travelling above the speed limit. These lights often have no associated junction or even a road crossing. If you stick to the limit...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2007, 19:06
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Sorry brain fade, I neglected to answer your...

Sorry brain fade, I neglected to answer your polite question, of where I get my info from. It varies a lot, but I’ve been very interested in foreign exchange and global trade for many years. I worked...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2007, 12:22
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Very interesting post mfaff. For me, I feel that...

Very interesting post mfaff. For me, I feel that a key problem today is that developers are only ever looking to take maximum profit out of a given site, and aren’t paying too much attention to what...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2007, 17:10
Replies: 17
Views: 2,826
Posted By spork

Petroplus is Swiss, not Swedish.

Petroplus is Swiss, not Swedish.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2007, 15:04
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Oooooh! That’s us told off! I apologise for...

Oooooh! That’s us told off!

I apologise for not explaining the whole world’s problems in one or two short posts. So, if we really have to meet your standards…

Once upon a time, in September...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2007, 00:02
Replies: 94
Views: 11,672
Posted By spork

No American has died of old age since 1951.

No American has died of old age since 1951.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2007, 23:29
Replies: 33
Views: 1,994
Posted By spork

The modern triathlon of driving very slowly,...

The modern triathlon of driving very slowly, never clearing up after herself, and huffing a lot.

I don’t know what the huffing means…:confused:
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2007, 23:22
Replies: 29,974
Views: 1,255,426
Posted By spork

…mighty weapon aloft. “Gnomes and elves!” he...

…mighty weapon aloft. “Gnomes and elves!” he shouted, “Gnomes and elves! I seek the little ones! They’s the best for nuptials so I’m told!” The assembled company gasped when he…
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2007, 21:04
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Unfortunately all other things will never be...

Unfortunately all other things will never be equal.

I feel the priority for a lot of families is the proximity of top-notch schools and colleges rather than the high-paying employment. That’s...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2007, 19:18
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

But you can’t make the mistake of averaging...

But you can’t make the mistake of averaging everything out like that. The ‘whole country’ and ‘people’ aren’t some homogenous entity. A 1% rise as described would hide huge rises in some areas, and...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2007, 16:53
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

No, the whole country is not. Quite a lot of...

No, the whole country is not. Quite a lot of people are. Personal debt is just that, personal. You choose to be in debt or not. I’m not rich, but I’m not in debt.

That is exactly what a matter of...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2007, 16:40
Replies: 65
Views: 6,250
Posted By spork

Mmmmmmm... Creosote!

Mmmmmmm...

Creosote!
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2007, 00:19
Replies: 282
Views: 22,422
Posted By spork

Yup, that’s what it’s all about. You can’t solve...

Yup, that’s what it’s all about. You can’t solve the problem by saying ‘don’t buy a house and the price will fall’ or equally, ‘well just don’t buy a house in the SE of England’. Life isn’t anywhere...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2007, 22:58
Replies: 65
Views: 6,250
Posted By spork

Can we see a photograph? ...

Can we see a photograph?








Of the sheds?
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2007, 13:35
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By spork

Has your catchment area for patients remained the...

Has your catchment area for patients remained the same during this apparent increase? In our area, our hospital/trust has had more and more ‘patient area’ added year-on-year due to closures of other...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2007, 20:08
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By spork

Yup. That’s aspartame and acesulfame. I’d rather...

Yup. That’s aspartame and acesulfame. I’d rather have something not made in a laboratory thanks.
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