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Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2019, 14:29
Replies: 11,618
Views: 1,284,932
Posted By Barksdale Boy

When will K n c realise that if we wanted to read...

When will K n c realise that if we wanted to read the Guardian we would buy it?

Interesting to note that at Labour's launch yesterday the Guardian's reporter prefaced her first question with "Hi...
5th Oct 2019, 00:56
Replies: 85
Views: 33,539
Posted By Barksdale Boy

I saw a B-17 perform very nicely at Pikes Peak...

I saw a B-17 perform very nicely at Pikes Peak International Air Show two weeks ago. I remember, very poignantly now, hundreds of people queuing to sign up for B-17 rides at future events.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2019, 14:27
Replies: 11,618
Views: 1,284,932
Posted By Barksdale Boy

" Hadn't bothered" speaks volumes.

" Hadn't bothered" speaks volumes.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2019, 14:43
Replies: 3,883
Views: 578,827
Posted By Barksdale Boy

According to Fly Aiprt's #1358, we were not...

According to Fly Aiprt's #1358, we were not "cunned" into signing an unfair agreement. Thank goodness for that, although I suppose some might have enjoyed it.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2019, 14:35
Replies: 35
Views: 3,771
Posted By Barksdale Boy

The Bombay was always a crew favourite, as was...

The Bombay was always a crew favourite, as was White's next door - sadly long gone.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2019, 02:28
Replies: 35
Views: 3,771
Posted By Barksdale Boy

What is it with K n c? Not content with attacking...

What is it with K n c? Not content with attacking one of my predilections, Stuart Broad, he now assails a second - the fine city of Lincoln, not to mention those who live there. Next it will be...
18th Aug 2019, 13:58
Replies: 61
Views: 12,322
Posted By Barksdale Boy

For Vulcan rear crew I seem to remember "Abandon...

For Vulcan rear crew I seem to remember "Abandon aircraft; jump; jump; jump", with some mention of static line or manual override as appropriate.
17th Aug 2019, 16:29
Replies: 3
Views: 2,991
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Sad news indeed. He was an excellent radar leader...

Sad news indeed. He was an excellent radar leader on 617 - straightforward and good company. Tamsin used to babysit for us. Deepest sympathy to all the family.

RW
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 22:48
Replies: 10,664
Views: 1,340,341
Posted By Barksdale Boy

There's white stuff in the air here in Hong Kong,...

There's white stuff in the air here in Hong Kong, but it doesn't smell like snow.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 22:41
Replies: 58
Views: 6,063
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Nope. It was Clinton to himself.

Nope. It was Clinton to himself.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 22:38
Replies: 3,883
Views: 578,827
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Someone writing recently in a national...

Someone writing recently in a national publication ( I forget which) about some absurdity of modern life signed off his letter with "I am losing the will to live". I know how he feels.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 15:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Barksdale Boy

One wonders what they intend to do with the...

One wonders what they intend to do with the uniform now that they have retrieved it.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 15:27
Replies: 1,815
Views: 541,014
Posted By Barksdale Boy

You can be certain that the Australian media fear...

You can be certain that the Australian media fear an England cricketer when they have a go at him. Incidentally I do not wear a "schoolboy hat or blazer" neither am I "a member of Lord's", whatever...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 13:23
Replies: 1,815
Views: 541,014
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Hardly "rare" in tests against Australia: 6/91...

Hardly "rare" in tests against Australia: 6/91 4th test Headingly 2009; 5/37 5th test Oval 2009; 5/71 and 6/50 4th test Riverside 2013; 6/81 1st test Gabba 2013; 4/83 2nd test Lord's 2015; and, of...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 11:43
Replies: 58
Views: 6,063
Posted By Barksdale Boy

There is the small matter of quality of life....

There is the small matter of quality of life. Manhattan v just about anywhere in China? Hmmmm .....
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2019, 11:38
Replies: 1,815
Views: 541,014
Posted By Barksdale Boy

There was bad weather at Lord's last year, but a...

There was bad weather at Lord's last year, but a result was achieved. I was lucky enough to be there to witness Broad (4/44) tear the heart out of India's middle order (Pujara, Rahane, Kohli and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2019, 04:46
Replies: 29
Views: 3,582
Posted By Barksdale Boy

West Coast I think that you ask the right...

West Coast

I think that you ask the right question; and I believe that your suspicion that Xi could not pull it off now is well founded. It should be noted that Xi has legislated to extend his...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2019, 16:10
Replies: 1,815
Views: 541,014
Posted By Barksdale Boy

For those puzzled by K n c's never-ending...

For those puzzled by K n c's never-ending antipathy to a very fine bowler, perhaps the last paragraph of his #30 post on the "Hey Teacher, My Kid Was First" thread offers an explanation.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2019, 08:45
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

K n c Maths and Boris ..... one of the most...

K n c

Maths and Boris ..... one of the most destructive combinations on the planet?
You and syntax must run it pretty close.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2019, 00:31
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Never mind. On Thursday he'll turn his attention...

Never mind. On Thursday he'll turn his attention to Stuart Broad.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2019, 08:43
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Wiggy You raise interesting points and yes I...

Wiggy

You raise interesting points and yes I agree that the indiscriminate use of metrics can lead to questionable ranking outcomes. Also, research plays a significant part in compiling overall...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2019, 07:07
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Virginblue I take an interest in world...

Virginblue

I take an interest in world university rankings and so, when I read your post claiming that Sciences Po was "the world's #3 university", I was surprised as I could not recall that...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2019, 15:37
Replies: 11,618
Views: 1,284,932
Posted By Barksdale Boy

PB If you think the present government front...

PB
If you think the present government front bench are ultra-right goons, then you're obviously too young to know what the genuine article is.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2019, 14:11
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Virginblue I'm not sure that a master's in...

Virginblue

I'm not sure that a master's in social security trumps an Oxford MA in classics. It doesn't for me.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2019, 08:49
Replies: 1,381
Views: 202,113
Posted By Barksdale Boy

The nuclear codes?

The nuclear codes?
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