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11th Oct 2020, 21:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,315
Posted By sea oxen

It's dropped off before as @PapThreeCee said. I...

It's dropped off before as @PapThreeCee said. I thought that it had been firewalled at work.
Note that some content has been removed, which makes me think that it wasn't a tech issue.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 20:23
Replies: 5,386
Views: 416,763
Posted By sea oxen

Yes, it's horses for courses. Some of our staff...

Yes, it's horses for courses. Some of our staff were 80-100% WFH long before this began, and Thursdays were my chosen day of peace and quiet. One's WFH component could be negotiated or requested -...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 17:37
Replies: 5,386
Views: 416,763
Posted By sea oxen

I found a stark contrast between my family and...

I found a stark contrast between my family and friends in Bavaria, who locked down two days before the UK did, and my friends and colleagues in places like Hessen who could still go to their offices....
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2020, 17:02
Replies: 57
Views: 4,864
Posted By sea oxen

Sailors: You have to be mad to go out on the...

Sailors: You have to be mad to go out on the water, it's bloody dangerous.
Pilots: Hold my beer.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2020, 21:54
Replies: 57
Views: 4,864
Posted By sea oxen

Force 7 near Coconut Island on a 35' sloop. last...

Force 7 near Coconut Island on a 35' sloop. last night of a seven night charter with my girlfriend, who couldn't sail. Dragged a bit and lost a lifebuoy. We had also run out of booze.

Eerily, I...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2020, 23:46
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By sea oxen

Stolen from us at 87. My lungs have gradually...

Stolen from us at 87.
My lungs have gradually stopped working since I turned 30, and I have had rather less fun than he.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2020, 19:12
Replies: 5,386
Views: 416,763
Posted By sea oxen

The GE was in July, wasn't it? Some of us were...

The GE was in July, wasn't it?
Some of us were still at war.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2020, 18:00
Replies: 62
Views: 5,487
Posted By sea oxen

I was propositioned by a lady on the 16th of...

I was propositioned by a lady on the 16th of March in Budapest, the night before they went into partial lockdown (it was already a ghost town by then).
I felt a little sorry for her but concluded...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2020, 13:53
Replies: 11,680
Views: 1,078,675
Posted By sea oxen

This is also an ideal opportunity to apply some...

This is also an ideal opportunity to apply some Nair, as the waxing salons are closed.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2020, 19:42
Replies: 11,680
Views: 1,078,675
Posted By sea oxen

I'm one of them (thanks, ORAC). As an idealistic...

I'm one of them (thanks, ORAC). As an idealistic teenager I was a volunteer at nursing homes - this will be far easier. Without a car, horse or bicycle, I'm on telephone therapy once approved. Bit of...
27th Oct 2017, 20:30
Replies: 20
Views: 5,813
Posted By sea oxen

There are differences between routes and a...

There are differences between routes and a certain frequent flyer forum has a discussion about this very topic at the moment.
- meal service not commencing until 2.5 hours into flight, and then...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2017, 20:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By sea oxen

LH premium class cabins will continue to improve...

LH premium class cabins will continue to improve - compare them now to 1997.

Direct SYD-LHR flights (shudder).

I think that alcohol will be banned, but hopefully I will not be flying by that...
15th Mar 2015, 22:39
Replies: 24
Views: 6,707
Posted By sea oxen

I bought an Acer C720 and replaced its native...

I bought an Acer C720 and replaced its native 16GB SSD with 128GBl, set it up for dual boot and put Bodhi Linux on it. Since the initial tests, I've never run it on Chrome.

As mixture says, you...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2015, 21:22
Replies: 78
Views: 5,517
Posted By sea oxen

It's strange that nobody seems to understand what...

It's strange that nobody seems to understand what Room 101 really means. It's not a peeve, a nuisance, a dislike or even a hate.

It's something so fearsome that you'd betray the only person you'd...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2014, 19:45
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By sea oxen

I go along with SHJ - Sennheiser. I have over-ear...

I go along with SHJ - Sennheiser. I have over-ear 201s that are very light and are my best friends.

But I don't have the hearing problem. Mrs SO has tinnitus so I just let her get on with it. :sad:
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2014, 17:58
Replies: 48
Views: 4,726
Posted By sea oxen

The Spectator held a competition a few weeks ago,...

The Spectator held a competition a few weeks ago, some of the entries were blinders. Being stupid/tidy, I've thrown the blighter out, but I remember from Basil Dansome-Ravies:
I did my best to tease...
30th Nov 2014, 20:11
Replies: 66
Views: 8,865
Posted By sea oxen

I'm with mixture on this. I pay more for...

I'm with mixture on this.

I pay more for Zen. Sometimes I look wistfully at what other providers charge and consider moving.

But over the ten years I have been with them, they've been...
8th Aug 2014, 20:21
Replies: 26
Views: 10,443
Posted By sea oxen

I haven't tried VS PE, but I have taken BA and QF...

I haven't tried VS PE, but I have taken BA and QF WTP/PE.

My impression is that in QF, you're almost in Business, and on BA, you're almost in Economy. That said, I've found BA Economy to be better...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2014, 20:41
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,974,758
Posted By sea oxen

In some parts, nobody has told them yet. :)

In some parts, nobody has told them yet. :)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2014, 21:44
Replies: 144
Views: 11,009
Posted By sea oxen

Windy Militant Be that as it may. It wil...

Windy Militant

Be that as it may. It wil simply be ignored, and there's no way to demonstrate that it worked. Well, there is, you could monitor the people who had seen it over several years and...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2014, 17:02
Replies: 107
Views: 9,196
Posted By sea oxen

FL, I read your post with great interest, and...

FL,
I read your post with great interest, and have read the report in its entirety.

Having thought about it, I withdraw the It's hard to understand how polar bears, seals and ice fit this...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2014, 18:15
Replies: 107
Views: 9,196
Posted By sea oxen

pigboat Thank you for that measured comment....

pigboat

Thank you for that measured comment.

When I was at school, our excursions were to other countries to learn the cultures of other people, see what had had achieved, and make friends,...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2014, 14:23
Replies: 107
Views: 9,196
Posted By sea oxen

One of the conceits of the Left is that they...

One of the conceits of the Left is that they believe that everyone who was privately educated (a) had a choice in choosing his school; and (b) had parents who endured no little sacrifice in paying...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2014, 23:10
Replies: 107
Views: 9,196
Posted By sea oxen

The only humourous part was 'Socialist Worker'.

The only humourous part was 'Socialist Worker'.
Forum: Night Stop
22nd Jun 2014, 10:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,766
Posted By sea oxen

The Union Jack club (http://www.ujclub.co.uk/)...

The Union Jack club (http://www.ujclub.co.uk/) has similar arrangements if the VSC is unavailable.
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