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Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 14:00
Replies: 743
Views: 92,051
Posted By DType

XK140 had similar air scoops, they had a v...

XK140 had similar air scoops, they had a v interresting effect on ladies' skirts!
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 08:52
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,800
Posted By DType

Always wondered why any parent would name their...

Always wondered why any parent would name their daughter Ivy
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 11:29
Replies: 122
Views: 17,763
Posted By DType

Just for info/balance, some 25 years ago my...

Just for info/balance, some 25 years ago my daughter was in a coma after an RTA, and an independent assessment of her brain X rays said "Either dead or a vegetable."
I climbed Blencathra via Sharp...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2022, 09:45
Replies: 50
Views: 5,822
Posted By DType

Sue Sorry, I was a bit slow there! Fifty five...

Sue
Sorry, I was a bit slow there! Fifty five years ago I had a bad habit of watching the instruments rather than looking out of the window - obviously a good candidate for the future magenta line....
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2022, 08:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By DType

But Diesel is cheaper than the E5 petrol the TVR...

But Diesel is cheaper than the E5 petrol the TVR requires!
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2022, 13:51
Replies: 50
Views: 5,822
Posted By DType

I found a heated screen very distressing in fog -...

I found a heated screen very distressing in fog - as my eyes desperately tried to focus on anything solid, they kept latching onto the fine heating elements.
Otherwise v useful.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2022, 10:52
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,800
Posted By DType

Always take smoked venison sandwiches for lunch...

Always take smoked venison sandwiches for lunch on the bigger hill walks.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2022, 15:03
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By DType

As a one time writer of International Standards,...

As a one time writer of International Standards, if I left any ambiguity or loophole in the standard that was my fault, and there was no way I could complain about anyone who exploited it.
The...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2022, 10:54
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,800
Posted By DType

Are you SURE the opposite junction light was...

Are you SURE the opposite junction light was red??????????? I have been caught by wrongly assuming the colour of an invisible light more than once.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2022, 06:42
Replies: 27
Views: 3,257
Posted By DType

Happened to me more than once leaving USA, never...

Happened to me more than once leaving USA, never a problem subsequently. but that proves nothing!
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2022, 06:39
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By DType

That was scarily close to a car into spectators.

That was scarily close to a car into spectators.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2022, 14:51
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By DType

Same with Jackie Stewart mentioned above, he got...

Same with Jackie Stewart mentioned above, he got from 2nd to 1st on the first lap at Stowe, but when he tried it again on the re-start the leader was expecting it and closed the door, hence Jackie's...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2022, 09:12
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By DType

Memories of Jackie Stewart in the cornfield at...

Memories of Jackie Stewart in the cornfield at Stowe a few years ago.
After the re-start, he dodged the car he was trying to undertake, the oil drums, AND a photographer.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2022, 16:52
Replies: 12,012
Views: 1,167,216
Posted By DType

MrM I know rivers can change course, but I...

MrM
I know rivers can change course, but I doubt the Tyne has moved that far south since Roman times?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2022, 16:36
Replies: 24
Views: 3,364
Posted By DType

MANY years ago my school teacher wife was...

MANY years ago my school teacher wife was bemoaning the ban on contact when comforting a child who had come a painful cropper in the playground.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2022, 12:50
Replies: 156
Views: 16,817
Posted By DType

This thread reminds me of one of the several...

This thread reminds me of one of the several times I was made redundant. My ex-employer had the decency to fund my placement with a sort of job finding and advisory agent. I was asked, "Could you...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jun 2022, 13:24
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,800
Posted By DType

First time for everything:- Was up a wee hill...

First time for everything:-
Was up a wee hill in strong winds on Friday, thought I'd better remove my woolly hat before it blew off, only for BOTH hearing aids to be instantly removed by pure wind...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2022, 21:32
Replies: 743
Views: 92,051
Posted By DType

Driver incapacitation My usual advice is 1...

Driver incapacitation
My usual advice is
1 steer (a head on collision can occur in a second or so, and would be serious)
2 knock the gear lever/selector into neutral
3 ease on the handbrake...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2022, 07:54
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,800
Posted By DType

I may have stumbled on the reason for people...

I may have stumbled on the reason for people using portrait format on their mobiles when a landscape format photo would be so much better.
Up a wee hill on Monday, I found to my dismay that whenever...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2022, 13:36
Replies: 236
Views: 15,129
Posted By DType

and those high seat backs/head rests.

and those high seat backs/head rests.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th May 2022, 12:03
Replies: 236
Views: 15,129
Posted By DType

With all our tec hnology, WHY do we still have...

With all our tec hnology, WHY do we still have blind spots?????
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2022, 19:37
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By DType

I read a whodunnit many years ago where the...

I read a whodunnit many years ago where the narrator/author was the murderer. The book opened with him being late for an RV, and ended by revealing that his lateness was not due to traffic (his...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2022, 16:57
Replies: 236
Views: 15,129
Posted By DType

When my daughter had to attend a speed awareness...

When my daughter had to attend a speed awareness course, she was the only one to get several of the questions on the Highway Code correct, which she freely admitted was only due to contiuous updating...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2022, 19:18
Replies: 236
Views: 15,129
Posted By DType

Couldn't quite believe it when, having followed a...

Couldn't quite believe it when, having followed a 45 mph car in a 60 limit for several miles, he continued at 45 in a 30 limit. Nor did he observe the speed gun until too late. But the police dropped...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2022, 08:48
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By DType

CG Agree, but I cheated. Ran one cable in...

CG
Agree, but I cheated.
Ran one cable in conduit up an outside wall from under the ground floor to the attic.
Another time, I dropped a cable down the cavity wall (before it got filled with...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2022, 19:28
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By DType

10kW shower running at mains water pressure (no...

10kW shower running at mains water pressure (no pressure/flow boost) is quite adequate without being exciting.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2022, 15:37
Replies: 25
Views: 3,357
Posted By DType

A Scotch (mutton) pie was 3d in the school tuck...

A Scotch (mutton) pie was 3d in the school tuck shop.
Now 85p.
68x ??

PS Will I make it to 100? Not years, cash decay. Probably already got there since the base was 1938.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2022, 10:11
Replies: 236
Views: 15,129
Posted By DType

A bus hit our bus shelter - on ice. Waiting...

A bus hit our bus shelter - on ice.
Waiting passengers smartly dodged the bus, but the shelter was a bit lethargic
14th May 2022, 07:30
Replies: 83
Views: 29,301
Posted By DType

Awfully sorry, SLF here (though I have flown in...

Awfully sorry, SLF here (though I have flown in Vampires and Meteors), but it sounds like another case where highlighting AoA would have helped?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2022, 15:45
Replies: 3,665
Views: 1,369,268
Posted By DType

3 lots of Ukrainian refugees in our road, first...

3 lots of Ukrainian refugees in our road, first lot were an ungrateful (and illegal?) disaster, next 2 lots are AOK and have been made very welcome.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2022, 10:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,673
Posted By DType

When I was on a Mountain Leadership course, we...

When I was on a Mountain Leadership course, we visited the local MRT. Most of the students on the course were upset to learn that the MRT teams were unpaid volunteers, but the team members much...
24th Apr 2022, 16:11
Replies: 74
Views: 21,836
Posted By DType

I remember being somewhat concerned when I...

I remember being somewhat concerned when I noticed a smallish hole in the upper surface of a wing prior to take off.
But when we climbed above the cloud it became obvious that it was just some...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2022, 09:00
Replies: 97
Views: 13,494
Posted By DType

I was peeved when they stopped the midnight...

I was peeved when they stopped the midnight London/Edinburgh flight for noise reasons, especially as a flight went over our house around midnight every night. So I rang up to ask about it. Answer,...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2022, 08:51
Replies: 146
Views: 16,581
Posted By DType

tdr reminded me of the Saturday when I was taking...

tdr reminded me of the Saturday when I was taking a bottle of milk in to work to support/encourage my unpaid overtime colleagues. Unfortunately, I slipped on the ice and enjoyed a worm's eye view of...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2022, 20:08
Replies: 146
Views: 16,581
Posted By DType

I think it is only courteous to chat to the...

I think it is only courteous to chat to the check-out person - PROVIDED there is no queue.
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