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Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2021, 19:26
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

I wipe the worst off with balled up newspaper...

I wipe the worst off with balled up newspaper used to light the fire. If it's really persistent a damp cloth dipped in the wood ash takes the burnt on volatiles off the glass very easily.

Our ash...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2021, 09:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Which makes keeping the glass clean easy but what...

Which makes keeping the glass clean easy but what it does reflect is a worrying lack of pollinators.

Cicadas: Some twit of a director put the sounds of cicadas over an outdoor night scene in a...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th May 2021, 09:53
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Quirky. The word which rings alarm bells when...

Quirky. The word which rings alarm bells when used to describe holiday lets. It means just about tolerable for a short weekend stay but any longer will drive you mad.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Mar 2021, 11:07
Replies: 418
Views: 35,726
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

That photo is from a Maersk vessel. Out on the...

That photo is from a Maersk vessel. Out on the net there are pictures of two Maersk site container ships with almost identical bow damage after ramming the quayside in Los Angeles in the same way.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 10:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,703
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

I saw that ad last night and had two thoughts: ...

I saw that ad last night and had two thoughts:

1, They screwed up the idea so blame the user not the designer. "This is how you're supposed to use them, silly!"
2, Your need to stop would have to...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 17:24
Replies: 83
Views: 3,888
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

There'll be an almighty battle in the Lake...

There'll be an almighty battle in the Lake District one day then. You need four 50 thou maps to cover that area.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2021, 10:08
Replies: 85
Views: 4,277
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Odd how they stick, but's that's the point. ...

Odd how they stick, but's that's the point.

Trig.: SOH CAH TOA
Gliding: CBSITCB
Driving: Can My Safety Be Given Away - Course-Mirror-Speed-Brake-Gear-Accelerate
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2021, 16:11
Replies: 72
Views: 4,130
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Now, who has had the pleasure of Indian sockets?...

Now, who has had the pleasure of Indian sockets? The ones with at least 3 sets of holes overlpapping. Oh the fun of crouching under a conference table to plug in my laptop charger and seeing some...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2021, 14:25
Replies: 176
Views: 9,765
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

The Brosnan/Russo Thomas Crown beats the original...

The Brosnan/Russo Thomas Crown beats the original hands down. We've got both on DVD and the original we hardly ever watch whereas the remake, every other month I would think. Comparing TV series to...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 14:40
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

My Father's neighbours had the dusty imprint of a...

My Father's neighbours had the dusty imprint of a Sparrowhawk on their kitchen window the other year. She was OK but the pigeon it had just taken wasn't! Such an amazing intense stare those birds...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2021, 14:50
Replies: 299
Views: 58,914
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

I'm borrowing that, thank you!

I'm borrowing that, thank you!
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2021, 20:30
Replies: 161
Views: 11,134
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

The new toy which does worry me, though it's not...

The new toy which does worry me, though it's not here just yet, is the monitor in place of the side and rear view mirrors. The new Land Rover Defender has a rear view mirror which can also display...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2021, 10:10
Replies: 57
Views: 4,101
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

The recent film version of Tinker Tailor with...

The recent film version of Tinker Tailor with Gary Oldman as Smiley has a nice range of cars from that era, Rovers and a Citroen DS gets quite a bit of screen time. If you want to be amazed that any...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2021, 20:30
Replies: 161
Views: 11,134
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

The brake light switch activated before the pedal...

The brake light switch activated before the pedal travel would open the hydraulic valve so you could, if you wanted to, display brake lights without actually slowing down or even accelerating with...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2021, 12:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

What isn't fully understood by the anti-livestock...

What isn't fully understood by the anti-livestock lobby is that by getting rid of cows and sheep you'd take about a 1/3 of the land out of food production in many parts of the country as that is the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2021, 12:31
Replies: 161
Views: 11,134
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Lots of hilarity on skiing trips watching friends...

Lots of hilarity on skiing trips watching friends in hire cars with electronic handbrakes trying to release the brake and drive off. VW seem to be the worst, cars leaping around like Chicano...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2021, 14:35
Replies: 34
Views: 3,272
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

When light, the back end likes to step out a bit...

When light, the back end likes to step out a bit if you're keen. So a friend told me.:E
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2021, 11:53
Replies: 6,613
Views: 458,278
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

This might help ...

This might help
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-shared-psychosis-of-donald-trump-and-his-loyalists/
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jan 2021, 09:26
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Not just that, but orbit raising too. It takes a...

Not just that, but orbit raising too. It takes a while longer but the operators are happy with the trade off between in orbit life and a slow start to revenue operation. Chemical propulsion is...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2020, 15:37
Replies: 79
Views: 6,072
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Q. Why do kids today use 4 fingers to hold a pen?

A. Because they haven't got 5 it seems.

It makes me wince to see people gripping pens in so many awkward ways, knuckles turning white from the effort, index finger crossing the thumb, no pads...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2020, 13:07
Replies: 36
Views: 4,045
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Work: Presumably this delicate flower of a...

Work: Presumably this delicate flower of a teacher would regard an early nineteenth colliery as a more suitable workplace for women and would be happy to work a 12 hour shift underground alongside...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2020, 08:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,845
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Indeed. If all those who are currently so...

Indeed. If all those who are currently so concerned about past injustices really want to make a difference they should refocus their anger on the current evil of modern slavery.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Nov 2020, 08:58
Replies: 77
Views: 7,365
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

I remember those rockets, more like bombs; a...

I remember those rockets, more like bombs; a sprung plunger in the nose bearing on a metal plate to the rear, the cap was carefully sandwiched between the two. We had a variant on that at school...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2020, 15:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,779
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

He was lucky it wasn't a table leg in the bag :(

He was lucky it wasn't a table leg in the bag :(
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Oct 2020, 09:46
Replies: 50
Views: 3,359
Posted By Carry0nLuggage

Back in the day when I used to deal directly with...

Back in the day when I used to deal directly with sales reps, they'd often tell tales of long days behind the wheel and dozing off on motorways. One awoke after rolling off an embankment and another...
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