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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2019, 19:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,443
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Another Robinson down in Norway yesterday, two...

Another Robinson down in Norway yesterday, two dead. Sorry, no useful links.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2019, 18:42
Replies: 17,619
Views: 2,175,137
Posted By Ancient Mariner

One should really pay close attention to the...

One should really pay close attention to the Trump's latest "speech". Is the man well?
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2019, 08:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,851
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Does people actually see a doc for the common...

Does people actually see a doc for the common cold or flu?
What can they do about it that helps, except muttering sympathetic noises.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2019, 19:48
Replies: 35
Views: 2,851
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Warm milk, honey, cinnamon and lots, and lots of...

Warm milk, honey, cinnamon and lots, and lots of cognac. Doesn't cure anything, but makes you feel better, and better, and better, and ...
I also have a recipe for next morning's hangover. Some...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2019, 15:38
Replies: 46
Views: 4,836
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Apart from that I can't understand why people buy...

Apart from that I can't understand why people buy them. My estate car is roomier than SiL's Q5, has more luggage space, is better to drive, is faster, and frankly looks much better. Did I mention...
Forum: Night Stop
5th Feb 2019, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 3,718
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Great, happy you enjoyed my hometown, and lucky...

Great, happy you enjoyed my hometown, and lucky to see the Aurora (which also happens to be the name of one of my granddaughters).
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2019, 12:25
Replies: 17,619
Views: 2,175,137
Posted By Ancient Mariner

I now understand the "hamster wheel" concept. ...

I now understand the "hamster wheel" concept.
Thanks guys. ;)
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2019, 16:40
Replies: 29
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ancient Mariner

You guys live in funny, strange countries. Not...

You guys live in funny, strange countries. Not happy with the travel insurance cover by our MasterCards, wifey called our insurance company and asked for full, world wide, long time coverage. (We're...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2019, 19:03
Replies: 46
Views: 4,836
Posted By Ancient Mariner

"Starts at", yeah, right. Per

"Starts at", yeah, right.
Per
1st Feb 2019, 16:17
Replies: 49
Views: 24,111
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Not my sentiment when our flight from Frankfurt...

Not my sentiment when our flight from Frankfurt to Hong Kong was delayed due winter weather, we lost our connecting flight to Manila, therefore the day's last flight to Busuanga. Had to find hotel in...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2019, 14:38
Replies: 77
Views: 9,270
Posted By Ancient Mariner

I have a wife rated at 24C, needs constant...

I have a wife rated at 24C, needs constant heating. Hard work these days when the temperature hovers around minus 8C.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2019, 08:41
Replies: 64
Views: 6,903
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Plenty of car models around with one dummy...

Plenty of car models around with one dummy exhaust pipe. Norwegian winters tends to be very revealing.
My present car actually has four pipes into two collectors. Skoda is a little modest.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2019, 07:00
Replies: 22
Views: 2,674
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Not so sure, had this discussion with some...

Not so sure, had this discussion with some friends a while back, dug out some old time sheets and could prove that during a three month period in the early eighties, I worked an average of 16...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2019, 07:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Don't know in your country, but here I have "Gule...

Don't know in your country, but here I have "Gule Sider" (Yellow Pages) as an app on my phone. Even easier, just Google the person's, or firm's name, and 99.9% of time the phone number will come up....
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2019, 18:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Phone numbers? Luxury! Where I spent my childhood...

Phone numbers? Luxury! Where I spent my childhood vacations the farms were all on the same line. Morsecodes were used, two long, one short ring was my farm. No secrets, all could listen in.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2019, 11:18
Replies: 64
Views: 6,903
Posted By Ancient Mariner

A friend of mine let me test his MB E-Klasse AMG,...

A friend of mine let me test his MB E-Klasse AMG, V8 with some 570 horses.
Drove it through the local tunnel with windows open, managed to redline it thrice. :eek:
Had to do it four times to make...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2019, 10:34
Replies: 64
Views: 6,903
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Not talking about tuned exhaust, artificially...

Not talking about tuned exhaust, artificially enhanced. And you will find it outside and inside, all for your driving "pleasure".
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2019, 09:48
Replies: 64
Views: 6,903
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Plenty of car manufacturers "enhance" the exhaust...

Plenty of car manufacturers "enhance" the exhaust sound. You might actually own one without knowing.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2019, 17:11
Replies: 60
Views: 15,495
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Attached to the STEERING wheel, that explain his...

Attached to the STEERING wheel, that explain his survival.
Per
15th Jan 2019, 06:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,928
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Automated Ticket and Boarding pass. Per

Automated Ticket and Boarding pass.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2019, 15:39
Replies: 17,619
Views: 2,175,137
Posted By Ancient Mariner

And that, ladies and gentlemen, was a message...

And that, ladies and gentlemen, was a message from the Leader of the Free World.
I think a bottle of bubbly will be next, if wife agrees.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2019, 18:58
Replies: 17,619
Views: 2,175,137
Posted By Ancient Mariner

No golfing for Trump in Davos. :sad: Per

No golfing for Trump in Davos. :sad:
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2019, 09:51
Replies: 31
Views: 2,088
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Hurting my abdominal muscles, more than once. ...

Hurting my abdominal muscles, more than once.
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2019, 16:16
Replies: 58
Views: 5,842
Posted By Ancient Mariner

Sorry, no idea. Never served on container ships,...

Sorry, no idea. Never served on container ships, closest were RoRos. My job was to provide electricity, propulsion and all the rest that made deck monkeys shine. You better ask them. 😉
Per
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2019, 13:11
Replies: 58
Views: 5,842
Posted By Ancient Mariner

At least every single item was accounted for and...

At least every single item was accounted for and left the ship, what happened next I wouldn't know.
Per
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