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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2019, 09:04
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By Blues&twos

The last Haynes manuals I had which saw any...

The last Haynes manuals I had which saw any serious action were for my 1974 Mini Clubman estate and then my1981 Talbot Sunbeam.
The newer Haynes manuals for subsequent cars have mostly been unused,...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2019, 13:45
Replies: 7,249
Views: 2,434,743
Posted By Blues&twos

I'm not sure Hamilton 'fears' anyone on the...

I'm not sure Hamilton 'fears' anyone on the current F1 grid.
From the article, I liked the contradiction to Horner's claim:

""I don't think he lacks anything to take those guys on and he's...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2019, 19:15
Replies: 47
Views: 5,736
Posted By Blues&twos

They both have permanent mydriasis. Unfortunately...

They both have permanent mydriasis. Unfortunately ophthalmology is yet to be invented.
29th Jan 2019, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By Blues&twos

Both have been doing the rounds for a while on FB...

Both have been doing the rounds for a while on FB now. I have ignored them.
I would think that if anyone was really bothered about what was going to happen to their photos on FB, the obvious...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2019, 19:46
Replies: 22
Views: 2,674
Posted By Blues&twos

The 'winners' here must be junior doctors working...

The 'winners' here must be junior doctors working in the NHS.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2019, 06:01
Replies: 263
Views: 29,752
Posted By Blues&twos

A wrong indication can be misleading, true, treat...

A wrong indication can be misleading, true, treat them with caution.
Indicating is a good habit to get into though, even 'when the road is clear', so it's an automatic reaction. And that...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2019, 12:48
Replies: 263
Views: 29,752
Posted By Blues&twos

At some junctions. as has been mentioned, it is...

At some junctions. as has been mentioned, it is physically impossible to see traffic approaching until it is very close. I'll usually avoid these junctions if I can, or if not take extra precautions...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2019, 09:26
Replies: 263
Views: 29,752
Posted By Blues&twos

BFraser, the installstion of average speed...

BFraser, the installstion of average speed cameras, whilst not preventing accidents involving lack of attention on their own, should reduce the severity of an accident should one occur.
The...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2019, 19:03
Replies: 263
Views: 29,752
Posted By Blues&twos

Channel 4 News has just referred to him as "The...

Channel 4 News has just referred to him as "The Duke of Hazard".
:)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2019, 21:36
Replies: 60
Views: 3,379
Posted By Blues&twos

Wonder if it was the same programme my dad...

Wonder if it was the same programme my dad watched back in the70s?
When it finished he threw a mostly full packet of cigs in the bin and his 20 a day habit was done.
Hasn't smoked for the last 40...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2019, 22:50
Replies: 85
Views: 5,501
Posted By Blues&twos

A long time ago I was working for the refuse...

A long time ago I was working for the refuse section of a district council, clearing rubbish from an underpass. A couple of youngish kids, about ten years old, came through on their bikes and my...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2019, 10:20
Replies: 47
Views: 2,806
Posted By Blues&twos

I think the ORR were comparing the OLE systems...

I think the ORR were comparing the OLE systems with third rail for new installations
I don't think there can be any doubt third rail carries a higher risk to track workers.

​​​​​​​There was a...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 20:58
Replies: 47
Views: 2,806
Posted By Blues&twos

The ORR is concerned about the safety...

The ORR is concerned about the safety implications of third rail installations.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 18:50
Replies: 42
Views: 1,812
Posted By Blues&twos

Hmm. My rule is looking pretty shaky now. There...

Hmm. My rule is looking pretty shaky now.
There is also gypsy, gypsum, gibbet, gymnasium, gin.

I say "dayta"

Another one - is it project or proh-ject?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 15:26
Replies: 42
Views: 1,812
Posted By Blues&twos

Ah, but both "gigolo" and "giraffe" are French in...

Ah, but both "gigolo" and "giraffe" are French in origin.

And that's just the sort of thing the French would do.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 11:11
Replies: 42
Views: 1,812
Posted By Blues&twos

G is usually only pronounced like a J when...

G is usually only pronounced like a J when followed by an E.
George, large, geography etc.
As usual, there are exceptions (get, gelding etc)
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2019, 19:02
Replies: 60
Views: 3,379
Posted By Blues&twos

However, pensioners were also young and healthy...

However, pensioners were also young and healthy once, and were paying NI then, so surely it all evens out?
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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2019, 18:33
Replies: 60
Views: 3,379
Posted By Blues&twos

I've read your post again RedHillPhil, I see what...

I've read your post again RedHillPhil, I see what you mean.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2019, 11:09
Replies: 60
Views: 3,379
Posted By Blues&twos

Ah, but hip and kmee operations really do...

Ah, but hip and kmee operations really do massively improve quality of life for those who suffer from constant pain which stops them walking any distance. Quite a lot of those patients are not even...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2019, 11:38
Replies: 185
Views: 15,044
Posted By Blues&twos

Treadigraph - I think you're talking about this...

Treadigraph - I think you're talking about this one (this is the shortened version without the talking).
My favourite ad of all time, for some reason.
​​​​​​https://youtu.be/Fcs42W-1h48
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2019, 10:15
Replies: 185
Views: 15,044
Posted By Blues&twos

I miss the genuinely frightening 1970s UK Public...

I miss the genuinely frightening 1970s UK Public Information "ads".
The Spirit of Dark and Lonely Water
The kid retrieving a frisbee from an electricity substation.
And my all time horrific...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2018, 12:48
Replies: 93
Views: 5,143
Posted By Blues&twos

It's sensible to change lanes to allow large...

It's sensible to change lanes to allow large volumes of joining traffic to merge smoothly, particarly where two motirways or dual carriageways intersect. If you stay on the inside lane when there is...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2018, 11:27
Replies: 93
Views: 5,143
Posted By Blues&twos

I've been caught out recently joining the M4,...

I've been caught out recently joining the M4, where the traffic was very heavy (not quite bumper to bumper) and all lanes were moving at about 35mph. There was a good gap in lane 1 about halfway...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2018, 11:25
Replies: 93
Views: 5,143
Posted By Blues&twos

Ah, I see, accident rates rather than breakdowns....

Ah, I see, accident rates rather than breakdowns.
I agree, an accident in light traffic is likely to be more serious owing to higher speeds.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2018, 08:20
Replies: 93
Views: 5,143
Posted By Blues&twos

That doesn't make sense. More traffic must...

That doesn't make sense.

More traffic must increasse the likelihood of a breakdown occurring.
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