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Forum: ATC Issues
13th Feb 2008, 15:57
Replies: 20
Views: 3,195
Posted By tubthumper

They don't quit at PIK - we eats 'em.

They don't quit at PIK - we eats 'em.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2006, 00:26
Replies: 20
Views: 3,136
Posted By tubthumper

Scottish Heroes, immortalised in poetry. No 1 in...

Scottish Heroes, immortalised in poetry. No 1 in a series

William Wallace

"They grabbed his head, and severed it,
And then cut oot his tongue.
It wriggled like a baby eel on the ground where...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2006, 19:24
Replies: 98
Views: 7,208
Posted By tubthumper

A mind is like a parachute: it only works when...

A mind is like a parachute: it only works when open.

If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2006, 16:00
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By tubthumper

Important news for Pratchett fans

This December 17th and 18th, Sky is showing a two-part dramatisation of "Hogfather", with Ian Richardson providing the voice of Death, Sir David Jason as Albert, Michelle Dockery as Susan Sto-Helit...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2006, 15:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By tubthumper

Right. Is there anyone out there who still...

Right. Is there anyone out there who still thinks that roller-blading is an extreme sport?

But seriously, didn't one of these guys strap a couple of small jet turbines to his ankles and take one...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2006, 07:25
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By tubthumper

Blu-ray vs HD-DVD

Does anyone know which way the industry is going to go in this? From what I can gather, most of the big American studios and distributors are releasing a lot on Blu-ray format, yet there are plenty...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2006, 17:28
Replies: 25
Views: 2,485
Posted By tubthumper

Got it now. Anyone else seen "Contact"? (I'm...

Got it now. Anyone else seen "Contact"? (I'm talking about the stuff Grainger posted, no idea what the first thing is)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2006, 17:15
Replies: 25
Views: 2,485
Posted By tubthumper

Looks like the plaque they glued to the side of...

Looks like the plaque they glued to the side of the Voyager probe.

I've been staring at it for forty minutes waiting for it to turn into a 3-D picture of a dolphin..Now I have a headache.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2006, 10:16
Replies: 104
Views: 7,889
Posted By tubthumper

Current car: Renault Laguna II, nothing but...

Current car: Renault Laguna II, nothing but heartache and trouble. Hate the damn thing, but can't afford to replace it yet.

Favourite car: Either the current Mrs Thumper's Honda Jazz (next...
8th Oct 2006, 11:13
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By tubthumper

I'm using Windows XP, but have various other...

I'm using Windows XP, but have various other tools at my disposal, particularly Photoshop Elements 4 and Picasa. I'm probably being lazy by sticking with the XP method, instead of opening the manual...
8th Oct 2006, 10:34
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By tubthumper

Wot? No Thumbnails?

All my recent attempts to burn image files (usually JPEGs) onto CD-ROM for people have resulted in no thumbnails on the finished article. This is a bit of a problem, especially when the discs...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Oct 2006, 16:13
Replies: 65
Views: 5,229
Posted By tubthumper

1. I once shared a pizza with Rob Halford from...

1. I once shared a pizza with Rob Halford from Judas Priest.
2. I have eaten haggis and chips at 135mph.
3. My Great Aunt invented polystyrene.

Couldn't even come up with an interesting lie. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Sep 2006, 12:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By tubthumper

Orchestra: Carthorse. Both large, ponderous...

Orchestra: Carthorse.

Both large, ponderous things which will proceed at their own pace unless governed by a man waving a stick at them.


Richard Stilgoe's, not mine. What's he doing these...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2006, 12:12
Replies: 214
Views: 22,342
Posted By tubthumper

I just wanted to add my sentiments, too. The...

I just wanted to add my sentiments, too. The present Mrs Thumper only watches the show because of the Hamster (at least that's what I reckon), but you only have to watch and see the presenters...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2006, 10:53
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By tubthumper

Some purists will not like me saying this, but I...

Some purists will not like me saying this, but I reckon the Fuji S9500 is worth a look. Although not a DSLR per se, it is packed full of all the features you would expect on a more expensive SLR. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2006, 22:28
Replies: 177
Views: 13,509
Posted By tubthumper

Sixth year at secondary school, and a class-mate...

Sixth year at secondary school, and a class-mate enters wearing (gasp!) contact lenses. Questions abound:

"How do you get them in?" (over to you, Mr Jeremy)

"What do they feel like when...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2006, 22:18
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By tubthumper

Just for the record....

It's been too serious for too long, so here we go....


Right now, I'm watching Doctor Who on DVD while the present Mrs Thumper is at the pub with her chums. I'm enjoying a slightly large J.D....
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2006, 18:40
Replies: 82
Views: 4,745
Posted By tubthumper

You experience genuine feelings of anticipation...

You experience genuine feelings of anticipation and excitement at the news of a third "Charlie and Lola" DVD being released.

A great sense of personal achievement is shared between you and your...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2006, 17:31
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By tubthumper

Playing a Wembley Reversal from there, if I may,...

Playing a Wembley Reversal from there, if I may, to Chalfont and Latimer. Griswald's "Golden Shuffle" would have been an option, had I not been brought up to avoid the Central line at all costs.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2006, 17:23
Replies: 114
Views: 6,558
Posted By tubthumper

On the southbound M6, stuck in traffic north of...

On the southbound M6, stuck in traffic north of Birmingham, with my mum. We were on our way down to see my Gran who had been taken suddenly ill and was in hospital in Surrey. My brother called me...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2006, 18:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By tubthumper

Jerricho, Just exactly how did you manage to...

Jerricho,

Just exactly how did you manage to accumulate over one million posts in three and a half years? That's, like, about a thousand a day. And you still manage to find time to photograph...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2006, 21:02
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By tubthumper

Gee, I thought this thread had kinda fizzled out....

Gee, I thought this thread had kinda fizzled out. Getting ones ar$e off pprune and down to the shops? The present Mrs Thumper is not a user of this most esteemed website, and so her ar$e is never...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2006, 18:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By tubthumper

Big Brother (older sibling, not the dreadful...

Big Brother (older sibling, not the dreadful telly thing) saw it recently with his missus. Both said it was one of the most entertaining films they had seen in a very long time. This can only be a...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2006, 13:03
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By tubthumper

Just for the record, I phoned their helpline last...

Just for the record, I phoned their helpline last night once the error had been confirmed. They thanked me for my honesty and said they would arrange for the extra stuff to be picked up this...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2006, 08:44
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By tubthumper

Tesco on-line: What would you do?

The bloke from Tesco on-line delivered the weekly groceries to Tubthumper Towers last night. It was meant to come the previous evening, but the van broke down. All this is in some way relevant,...
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