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Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2021, 10:46
Replies: 16,766
Views: 1,767,644
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

"By the pricking of my thumbs"... damn, should...

"By the pricking of my thumbs"... damn, should have been my shoulder!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2021, 16:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

The sooner these cryptocurrencies are universally...

The sooner these cryptocurrencies are universally banned the better. They are completely unnecessary and a significant contributor to global energy consumption and thus climate change.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2021, 17:46
Replies: 9,967
Views: 4,379,566
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Bottas: 175 GP, 17 poles 9 wins Hamilton: 269...

Bottas: 175 GP, 17 poles 9 wins
Hamilton: 269 GP 99 poles 97 wins

Bottas's conversion rate is about 50% (all with Mercedes), Lewis's is near 100% - of course, there isn't a 1:1 correlation...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Apr 2021, 12:01
Replies: 77
Views: 5,785
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I started making plastic models when I was 6 -...

I started making plastic models when I was 6 - for a while these were mostly covered in glue but I gradually improved! I built a huge number of Airfix (and latterly Matchbox) kits over the next 15 -...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2021, 16:41
Replies: 9,967
Views: 4,379,566
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Mmm, where would Lewis have finished up if that...

Mmm, where would Lewis have finished up if that accident hadn't caused the red flag? I very much doubt he would have been on the podium.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2021, 00:00
Replies: 456
Views: 43,560
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I believe the captain has committed Suez-side.

I believe the captain has committed Suez-side.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 22:23
Replies: 59
Views: 3,792
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I'm not anti-monarchy, but I do wish that the...

I'm not anti-monarchy, but I do wish that the wealth of the monarchy / Crown Estate could be put to better use - what's the point of accumulating more and more wealth, even "in trust for the nation"...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 18:51
Replies: 176
Views: 9,921
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

If one sees the remake before the original, one's...

If one sees the remake before the original, one's preconceptions may make one feel that the remake was better, even if most or many others disagree, simply because the presentation of the version...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 18:11
Replies: 16,766
Views: 1,767,644
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

What about the unbelievable government stance on...

What about the unbelievable government stance on false positives in school lateral flow tests that can't be overturned by a more reliable negative test - stubborn, arrogant, stupid, or what?
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 17:36
Replies: 205
Views: 15,091
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I would like to see this kind of approach applied...

I would like to see this kind of approach applied to computer peripherals and drivers for them - I have a very good, perfectly serviceable, flatbed scanner that is in excellent running order but...
11th Feb 2021, 18:58
Replies: 33
Views: 3,757
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I've posted that here a few times in the past...

I've posted that here a few times in the past along the lines of "landing is aiming at the ground but missing for as long as possible".
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2021, 19:23
Replies: 119
Views: 9,247
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I've been extremely fortunate on several...

I've been extremely fortunate on several occasions not to get a speeding ticket, given the number of times I have interacted with the constabulary while in the course of their duties

The first...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2021, 21:06
Replies: 16,766
Views: 1,767,644
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

How to get through lockdown 2021

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How to get through lockdown 2021
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2021, 20:27
Replies: 76
Views: 5,065
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Reminds me of the bloke who went for a 120 mile...

Reminds me of the bloke who went for a 120 mile cycle ride: he started out on a Raleigh, but returned with a BSA (bloody sore a*se).
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2021, 20:24
Replies: 267
Views: 20,277
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

I have a 2nd set of wheels with winter tyres...

I have a 2nd set of wheels with winter tyres which I would normally have fitted to my car (4-wheel drive Audi) in November or early December, but since I have hardly used it over the last 9 months,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2020, 20:12
Replies: 48
Views: 5,226
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

A gas-fired power station: The Trump Gas Power...

A gas-fired power station: The Trump Gas Power Station
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 14:57
Replies: 34
Views: 2,882
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

The driver just adoors convertibles

The driver just adoors convertibles
31st Oct 2020, 18:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

If you need specs to see airfield signs maybe you...

If you need specs to see airfield signs maybe you shouldn't be flying! ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2020, 16:27
Replies: 500
Views: 555,688
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Two atoms are walking down the road together when...

Two atoms are walking down the road together when one of them stops suddenly.

"What's wrong?" asks the first atom. The second replies "I've just lost an electron!".

"Are you sure?" asks the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2020, 17:10
Replies: 16,766
Views: 1,767,644
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

As opposed to millions being unable to work due...

As opposed to millions being unable to work due to unemployment.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 17:35
Replies: 16,766
Views: 1,767,644
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Unfortunately your argument is not valid, because...

Unfortunately your argument is not valid, because there is no downside to wearing a seatbelt. If wearing a seatbelt was guaranteed to cause pain, injury or long term damage it would then be a...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2020, 16:14
Replies: 9,967
Views: 4,379,566
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Ah yes, "The Ignited Colours of Benetton"!...

Ah yes, "The Ignited Colours of Benetton"! Remember it well.
13th Aug 2020, 20:12
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Trouble is, if you don't feel it vibrate, you...

Trouble is, if you don't feel it vibrate, you won't need to take it out, but if you do feel it vibrating you may not want to...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Aug 2020, 20:05
Replies: 99
Views: 6,819
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

Neither of my sons (both early twenties) bother...

Neither of my sons (both early twenties) bother with watches, as they just use their smartphones - but those cost over 600 each, and only seem to last a couple of years before they get broken,...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2020, 17:40
Replies: 430
Views: 156,600
Posted By Fly-by-Wife

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