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Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 02:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,587
Posted By Blues&twos

We have had a quite a few in S.Oxfordshire in the...

We have had a quite a few in S.Oxfordshire in the years we have lived here, but over the last two or three years they have become much less frequent. Not sure if an infrastructure improvement has...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2022, 14:58
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

Post-race cool-down room, top three drivers...

Post-race cool-down room, top three drivers watching Ferrari on the big screen
"Are they on hards??"
"Yeah.... Aahaha!"


...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2022, 17:25
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

A very likeable, humorous and intelligent man out...

A very likeable, humorous and intelligent man out of the car.
Fiercely competitive and sometimes petulant* in the car.

*But aren't most of the highly successful drivers to some extent?
19th Jul 2022, 19:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By Blues&twos

Possibly hypoxemia. Could be caused by a number...

Possibly hypoxemia. Could be caused by a number of different medical conditions such as lung or heart disease. I'm guessing hypoxemia during long haul flights could also be caused by anaemia (low red...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2022, 19:04
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

Private Jet - Crossrail wasn't cheap,...

Private Jet - Crossrail wasn't cheap, electrification wasn't cheap, Reading station upgrade wasn't cheap, HS2 is not looking cheap.

I can't speak for the quality of the various project management...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2022, 18:11
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

Roger4 It does on long sections. ...

Roger4

It does on long sections.
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Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2022, 07:58
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

Line speed restrictions and services cancelled to...

Line speed restrictions and services cancelled to reduce stress on the infrastructure... and only one minor buckling event.

Who'd have thought it?

Difficult to prove something like a buckling ...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2022, 06:18
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

They already do, particularly noticable on...

They already do, particularly noticable on points, I assume because detection equipment can be upset by rail expansion

I haven't seen white paint on any long sections of plain track though, maybe...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2022, 13:21
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

But is it any different in principle to councils...

But is it any different in principle to councils buying snowploughs they'll only use a few times each decade?

They investment required to replace all the high speed track, for almost no pay-back,...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2022, 11:17
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

Similar in the UK. I don't know if different...

Similar in the UK. I don't know if different areas use different mechanisms.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2022, 09:28
Replies: 70
Views: 9,423
Posted By Blues&twos

I suspect, and it would be logical (although I...

I suspect, and it would be logical (although I don't actually know), that railway companies in countries which experience the very high temperatures on a regular basis pre-stress their tracks across...
17th Jul 2022, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Blues&twos

Thanks for the replies! Showed my daughter...

Thanks for the replies!

Showed my daughter and she was pretty certain it was this one - identified above.
The times definitely match, so it seems your detective work has been successful!
...
17th Jul 2022, 19:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Blues&twos

Oxford silhouette.. can you identify this aircraft?

Hi all. Could any of you identify this aircraft spotted at a relatively low level flying north past Oxford railway station at 17.50 today.(17Jul22)?

My daughter took it on her phone as she was...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2022, 14:01
Replies: 65
Views: 7,358
Posted By Blues&twos

My 1975 Mini Clubman worked like that.

My 1975 Mini Clubman worked like that.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 16:50
Replies: 84
Views: 9,596
Posted By Blues&twos

What on earth is a "bugger boat"?? Actually,...

What on earth is a "bugger boat"??

Actually, I'm not sure I want to know.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 16:48
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

Ferrari is limiting itself to only 26 plans per...

Ferrari is limiting itself to only 26 plans per race by using the alphabet. A better bet would be to use numbers.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 11:34
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

Max was practically on the grass with nowhere to...

Max was practically on the grass with nowhere to go..... hmm.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 15:48
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

Ok, thanks for all the replies. I have an IDP...

Ok, thanks for all the replies.
I have an IDP anyway, better to have one and not need it than the other way round I guess. It was only 5.50 - the worst bit was waiting in the queue at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 14:49
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

That was me. I did look on the Canadian gov't...

That was me. I did look on the Canadian gov't website, but the pages/advice I managed to find only gave advice to Canadians wanting to drive abroad.

Then I thought it was unlikely that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 10:35
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

747jock Yes, I was wondering if Canada has...

747jock

Yes, I was wondering if Canada has laws (like Wales) where official documentation must be bilingual, hence the IDP requirement.

Interestingly, the government website says an IDP is...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 08:40
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

Yes, it is. Thanks, that sounds like a good...

Yes, it is. Thanks, that sounds like a good explanation. I can understand the need for translation, especially in countries which use a different alphabet/character set.. but Canada?

Ah well. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 08:19
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

Hi, both the official UK government website and...

Hi, both the official UK government website and the UK Post Office website (the issuer) state a "1949" IDP is required for driving in Canada.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2022, 20:41
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Blues&twos

International Driver's Permit

Got an IDP today to go alongside my full UK driving licence as I'll be driving in Canada later this year.

Although one is required, I don't really understand what additional information the IDP...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 17:01
Replies: 75
Views: 9,159
Posted By Blues&twos

"Rarely" 🙂 We've all been there.

"Rarely"
🙂

We've all been there.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2022, 09:47
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

This depends on to whom you are talking. I'd...

This depends on to whom you are talking.
I'd like to think that a majority of the Lewis/Max fans are more intelligent than that, and just don't post shite on Facebook and other F1 websites. You only...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2022, 13:28
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

The car wouldn't restart - that's what put him...

The car wouldn't restart - that's what put him out of the race. Not his actions in checking on Zhou.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2022, 09:20
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

EDIT: posted at same time as alfaman's post above...

EDIT: posted at same time as alfaman's post above :)

There's been some internet discussion about Russell being able to get back to the pits and so on. Surely once he'd removed his safety belts,...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2022, 17:01
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,588
Posted By Blues&twos

Awesome race. Glad I wasn't rota'd to work this...

Awesome race. Glad I wasn't rota'd to work this weekend. Congrats to Sainz!
My wife just made the comment that Ferrari "needs to have that rules-of-engagement talk".
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jun 2022, 17:54
Replies: 75
Views: 9,159
Posted By Blues&twos

I didn't know which countries allowed what, so I...

I didn't know which countries allowed what, so I looked it up... from the RAC website:



I wonder if Austria and Portugal are also completely bereft of CCTV? Hmmm.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 19:34
Replies: 75
Views: 9,159
Posted By Blues&twos

Sue Vetements Off topic again....On...

Sue Vetements



Off topic again....On the UK railways the Class 419 Motor Luggage Van (MLV) electric multiple units were used for boat train services from London to Dover and Folkestone until...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 14:37
Replies: 75
Views: 9,159
Posted By Blues&twos

My dashcam has several metres of cable. As others...

My dashcam has several metres of cable. As others have said, there is enough to run inside the headlining, underneath various bits of trim and up next to the centre console where it plugs into the...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 09:21
Replies: 75
Views: 9,159
Posted By Blues&twos

Whichever model you go for, if you can, invest in...

Whichever model you go for, if you can, invest in one which has a rear camera option and a parking mode -i.e. records when the car is parked. Mine has a parking mode which initiates automatically...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2022, 11:32
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Blues&twos

Dave instead of Richard, but a top bloke who got...

Dave instead of Richard, but a top bloke who got me fascinated by biological sciences as a nipper and encouraged me to make a career out if it. I don't think there has been a single Attenborough...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2022, 14:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,212
Posted By Blues&twos

Conclusive answer: Maybe....maybe not.

Conclusive answer:

Maybe....maybe not.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2022, 19:06
Replies: 44
Views: 7,731
Posted By Blues&twos

I have confirmed that plumbers are not to blame...

I have confirmed that plumbers are not to blame for the outbreak. I had a chat with a primates specialist friend of mine, who categorically stated "Not a chance....monkeys have standards".
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