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Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 14:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ancient Observer

Our downstairs loo in a 1979 built house had a...

Our downstairs loo in a 1979 built house had a hidden away cistern with no access.
How daft is that, I thought.
About a year after moving in, it went wrong. It was just over 10 years old then....
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 16:38
Replies: 2,431
Views: 346,866
Posted By Ancient Observer

Scientists have predicted 25 of the last 4...

Scientists have predicted 25 of the last 4 recessions.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 13:39
Replies: 42
Views: 4,078
Posted By Ancient Observer

I like those songs.- both Brown Sugar and Money...

I like those songs.- both Brown Sugar and Money for Nothing.

Why might I like ones that are now being seen as naughty?
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 13:37
Replies: 42
Views: 4,078
Posted By Ancient Observer

There are Councillors on here. Not so many...

There are Councillors on here. Not so many counselors.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 13:34
Replies: 14,693
Views: 2,333,192
Posted By Ancient Observer

I went to a Spoons the other night for a couple...

I went to a Spoons the other night for a couple of beers with friends.
The place was well staffed.
Wait at the bar went from zero to one minute.
Prices were very good for real ales.
Said real...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2021, 14:23
Replies: 18,161
Views: 1,193,033
Posted By Ancient Observer

............but one prefers the younger ones, of...

............but one prefers the younger ones, of course, as............
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2021, 14:20
Replies: 75
Views: 7,566
Posted By Ancient Observer

A British politician called Diane Abbott has...

A British politician called Diane Abbott has suggested that she should meet her constituents with a screen in front of her.

What has she got against brick walls?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2021, 14:17
Replies: 85
Views: 20,097
Posted By Ancient Observer

I wouldn't let me overhaul an engine. But I...

I wouldn't let me overhaul an engine.

But I did it anyway.

(When engines, and re-boring and etc was a lot simpler)
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 12:46
Replies: 209
Views: 17,068
Posted By Ancient Observer

58 is probably the optimum time to retire from...

58 is probably the optimum time to retire from TfL with a really good pension, and a "package" and 1,000++ a day consultancy fees thereafter.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 12:40
Replies: 431
Views: 27,808
Posted By Ancient Observer

I think you all ought to go out and panic buy...

I think you all ought to go out and panic buy lots and lots of Gin, and all those obscure tonics.

Do Not panic buy Marlboro Sauvignon Blanc.

Since I was poisoned at 16 by the factory ladies, I...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 12:34
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By Ancient Observer

The last time I thought about your query was many...

The last time I thought about your query was many years ago - thinking home made model aeroplanes.

Would a look at model aeroplane websites help? They tend to be simpler than NPL...
15th Oct 2021, 12:26
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Ancient Observer

I retain my chosen bookmarks, but have set...

I retain my chosen bookmarks, but have set Firefox to delete History/Cookies/passwords etc whenever I close it. Makes for better security, but it's a pain to re-log in to sites. - Like this one!...
15th Oct 2021, 12:21
Replies: 26
Views: 14,738
Posted By Ancient Observer

No TU as an entity has any Power whatsoever. ...

No TU as an entity has any Power whatsoever.
All TUs gain their negotiating power from their members.

Folk often forget that.
15th Oct 2021, 12:12
Replies: 85
Views: 27,164
Posted By Ancient Observer

There are a lot of mentions of "alleged" in the...

There are a lot of mentions of "alleged" in the various stories about this pilot.

Let's not find him guilty, yet.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2021, 12:04
Replies: 63
Views: 3,172
Posted By Ancient Observer

I rather liked the new one. SWMBO told me we had...

I rather liked the new one. SWMBO told me we had to go to see it.
Empire cinema at 12.30 pm. Empty, and nice big screen.

Upset that there were no Julie Christie look a likes in it.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2021, 11:59
Replies: 9,389
Views: 814,403
Posted By Ancient Observer

I had no interest in politics until I was in a...

I had no interest in politics until I was in a job that required a lot of driving. Radio 4 was the best of a bad lot for passing the time.
Prior to that, I just parroted the marxist stuff that I had...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2021, 11:55
Replies: 18,161
Views: 1,193,033
Posted By Ancient Observer

....which the academics had been trying, given...

....which the academics had been trying, given that some dogs understand words, whereas sheep seem to understand ...........
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 16:26
Replies: 727
Views: 70,706
Posted By Ancient Observer

Grunting with tons of metal?/ I do feel the...

Grunting with tons of metal?/

I do feel the Engineer's song coming on...........
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 16:22
Replies: 431
Views: 27,808
Posted By Ancient Observer

Sh*ts per roll is important. One of the reasons...

Sh*ts per roll is important. One of the reasons that Lidl et al sell lots of it cheaply is that their Branded (Andrex) stuff has 170 sh*ts per roll, whilst the Tesco equivalent has 200.
Tesco 's...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 14:44
Replies: 431
Views: 27,808
Posted By Ancient Observer

CJ Of course I have an agenda. I am passing on...

CJ
Of course I have an agenda. I am passing on what a mid-level oik in Hoyer has told me.

Hoyer are v cheesed off with the meeja.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 12:46
Replies: 18,161
Views: 1,193,033
Posted By Ancient Observer

...Tredegar is quite a long journey from the rest...

...Tredegar is quite a long journey from the rest of the world, although........
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 12:44
Replies: 431
Views: 27,808
Posted By Ancient Observer

Hoyer did not have any problems filling up BP...

Hoyer did not have any problems filling up BP retailers tanks. About 5 retailers got their orders wrong. Hardly a reason to panic.
Then, the Beeb made a mountain out of it, and panic buying set in....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 12:41
Replies: 69
Views: 4,717
Posted By Ancient Observer

Uplinker..............The problem with maps and...

Uplinker..............The problem with maps and airspace usage is that the ferkin Govt can change things. Where I live, when planes take off in a Westerly direction, if they are going to turn right...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2021, 16:41
Replies: 24
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ancient Observer

Good Morning , SLF. Nigel here.

Good Morning , SLF. Nigel here.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2021, 16:29
Replies: 18,161
Views: 1,193,033
Posted By Ancient Observer

...........which is very much needed in Tredegar,...

...........which is very much needed in Tredegar, because.........
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