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5th Nov 2018, 17:49
Replies: 13
WTF
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Posted By draken55

KenV The Red Sox fan who threw a beer can at...

KenV
The Red Sox fan who threw a beer can at the World Series Trophy Parade hitting the Boston Manager was charged with assault and battery, drinking alcohol in Public and
possession of alcohol...
5th Nov 2018, 17:27
Replies: 38
Views: 3,738
Posted By draken55

"But why let the truth get in the way of a BBC...

"But why let the truth get in the way of a BBC attention grabbing headline!"
The argument put forward by traditional media sources such as our Newspapers and the BBC is that their content is subject...
6th Oct 2017, 13:39
Replies: 956
Views: 266,206
Posted By draken55

It's been said before I am sure but with Ocean...

It's been said before I am sure but with Ocean going, the SSN's off to the Clyde in the near future and Bulwark and Albion at risk, a big question mark grows over the continued need for Devonport.
...
12th Sep 2017, 15:30
Replies: 28
Views: 7,523
Posted By draken55

And another for good measure! This bloody...

And another for good measure!

This bloody war's a bloody cuss
For what it's bought to bloody us
Such bloody trouble, bloody fuss
Oh bloody, bloody

The navy takes the bloody bun
With gold...
12th Sep 2017, 15:05
Replies: 28
Views: 7,523
Posted By draken55

Bloody Orkney "Funny to think its a popular...

Bloody Orkney

"Funny to think its a popular tourist destination now"

Ignorance is bliss as ever.

One local response was:-

The bloody Sassenachs have come
With bugle call and tuck o drum
7th Sep 2017, 15:35
Replies: 242
Views: 78,217
Posted By draken55

"we still have austerity to deal with" We...

"we still have austerity to deal with"

We chose not to by re-electing the Conservatives but with a much reduced majority. Continued austerity and efficiency measures rather than tax increases is...
21st Jul 2017, 15:53
Replies: 43
Views: 11,996
Posted By draken55

"Great to see real ships being built on the Clyde...

"Great to see real ships being built on the Clyde again. Stupid attitudes of both owners and unions wrecked the industry there in the 70s"

Think you have confused merchant ship construction with...
30th Sep 2016, 18:49
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,939,901
Posted By draken55

Not a boffin, Re your comment on "Massive...

Not a boffin,

Re your comment on "Massive Costs" a wee peek outside the military sphere shows that upgrading the A9 (Perth to Inverness) from single to dual carriageway will cost an estimated...
12th Jul 2016, 14:50
Replies: 5,935
Views: 1,619,446
Posted By draken55

Trust me Engines, nothing you have ever posted...

Trust me Engines, nothing you have ever posted has been boring!
25th Jun 2015, 22:03
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,939,901
Posted By draken55

MrSnuggles We do have a Gripen! ...

MrSnuggles

We do have a Gripen!

http://www.etps.qinetiq.com/school/fleet
4th Jun 2015, 09:43
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,939,901
Posted By draken55

Engines Please desist from desisting as your...

Engines

Please desist from desisting as your input is invaluable!
2nd Apr 2015, 10:13
Replies: 42
Views: 7,800
Posted By draken55

Sandiego89 Thanks for the correction.

Sandiego89

Thanks for the correction.
30th Mar 2015, 21:01
Replies: 42
Views: 7,800
Posted By draken55

This video has been on the Carrier Alliance...

This video has been on the Carrier Alliance website since 2009 so it's by no means new. It's still a pretty impressive use of CGI though, as indeed was the animation of the entire carrier build...
21st Feb 2015, 11:14
Replies: 16
Views: 4,693
Posted By draken55

"someone mentioned 3 ships" Announcement...

"someone mentioned 3 ships"

Announcement referred to long lead items for the first three ships of Class so nothing too strange about that. The agreement with BAe was to retain a Sovereign capacity...
21st Sep 2014, 21:13
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

That's what I meant about never starting down...

That's what I meant about never starting down this road Chugalug2. It's now all what if's.

What did the 45% or the 55% really want other than Independence for the former and something else for the...
21st Sep 2014, 18:05
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

"English votes for English laws" Think of...

"English votes for English laws"

Think of the Arithmetic. How many times since the Act of Union in 1707 has the influence of Scottish, Welsh and Irish MP's made any difference to an Election...
20th Sep 2014, 10:04
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

Oh go on tell me why?

Oh go on tell me why?
11th Sep 2014, 17:54
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

"the difference between Ireland and Scotland is...

"the difference between Ireland and Scotland is that the Scots want to keep their current head of state."

Not at all convinced by the separatists line on the Monarchy or NATO. Given the pandering...
11th Sep 2014, 08:43
Replies: 265
Views: 30,270
Posted By draken55

I will not. I actually quizzed a Yes campaigner...

I will not. I actually quizzed a Yes campaigner on why Wales is not hard on the heels of Scotland in pushing to leave the Union. Her response, Wales was conquered by the English we were not!...
11th Sep 2014, 08:23
Replies: 265
Views: 30,270
Posted By draken55

Melmothw, you are of course quite correct as was...

Melmothw, you are of course quite correct as was the case with large parts of England. However, it was a nationwide election and that Nation was not Scotland.
11th Sep 2014, 07:58
Replies: 265
Views: 30,270
Posted By draken55

"Thatcher taught Scotland to loathe the...

"Thatcher taught Scotland to loathe the Conservative Party"

Strange however, that so many of our folk including my mother and sister took advantage of the right to buy that she introduced. Perhaps...
10th Sep 2014, 08:59
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

In the aftermath of the last Balkans war, much...

In the aftermath of the last Balkans war, much use was made of DNA and other forensic evidence to try to identify the bodies of Muslim or Slav remains. There was no difference. That had been...
7th Sep 2014, 12:23
Replies: 265
Views: 30,270
Posted By draken55

Speaking as a person who lives in Scotland, I...

Speaking as a person who lives in Scotland, I have had only received the approved PR material delivered to my door via Royal Mail. No door step canvassers and no phone calls offering transport to the...
29th Aug 2014, 08:35
Replies: 411
Views: 59,155
Posted By draken55

"the British Isles (what else would they be...

"the British Isles (what else would they be called)"

The Irish Republic favours the term The Atlantic Isles. Some on the left now use this term in when covering Northern Ireland issues and pre...
20th May 2014, 18:56
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,939,901
Posted By draken55

Spaz Thanks for the info and graphic. ...

Spaz

Thanks for the info and graphic.

The Hook mentioned the problem as on the new Ford Class, one deck down is where Mission Planning space is going so noise cancelling could be more of an...
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