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Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2020, 12:56
Replies: 28
Views: 2,145
Posted By NRU74

Thanks for the info !

Thanks for the info !
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2020, 20:23
Replies: 28
Views: 2,145
Posted By NRU74

Looking at the Prince of Wales at the Cenotaph...

Looking at the Prince of Wales at the Cenotaph today, did Air Ranks always have gold shoulder boards on their greatcoats, or is it relatively recent ?
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2020, 18:03
Replies: 178
Views: 7,324
Posted By NRU74

......and vice versa, I know itís a big ask !

......and vice versa, I know itís a big ask !
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2020, 12:10
Replies: 178
Views: 7,324
Posted By NRU74

I’ve just been reading the November issue of...

I’ve just been reading the November issue of Derbyshire Life which has an article on the flooding of the upper Derwent Valley during the construction of the Howden, Derwent and Ladybower dams.
On...
25th Oct 2020, 21:29
Replies: 838
Views: 240,879
Posted By NRU74

Re Beihan - I remember we used to buy quite...

Re Beihan - I remember we used to buy quite brightly coloured rugs dyed with vegetable dyes in Beihan..
Does anyone remember Beihan ‘chairs’ ? As I recall, although it was fifty odd years ago, a...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2020, 10:51
Replies: 84
Views: 5,894
Posted By NRU74

On Twyfords - the Adamant I think- the fly was a...

On Twyfords - the Adamant I think- the fly was a bee.
And the latin for bee is ?
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2020, 19:03
Replies: 84
Views: 5,894
Posted By NRU74

I thought the only time blokes shut the door was...

I thought the only time blokes shut the door was when they had a pee in the sink to remind them of their time in the Air Force !
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Oct 2020, 19:22
Replies: 137
Views: 14,163
Posted By NRU74

Slight thread drift- I was in the RAF and...

Slight thread drift- I was in the RAF and regularly had Smallpox/TABT/Cholera/Yellow Fever jabs etc and had the vaccination certificates in my passport held by a rubber band. I was never, ever, asked...
3rd Oct 2020, 11:14
Replies: 12
Views: 4,311
Posted By NRU74

Happy Birthday, I thought I was pretty young for...

Happy Birthday, I thought I was pretty young for Valiants -Iím 77 next month- you must have been very young indeed !
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 13:50
Replies: 39
Views: 3,060
Posted By NRU74

Have you tried Talcum Powder aka Baby Powder ? ...

Have you tried Talcum Powder aka Baby Powder ?
I had a beard/moustache trimmer with a kind of rubberised grip, in our apartment in France, which became very ‘sticky‘ to the touch presumably because...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2020, 12:27
Replies: 151
Views: 16,457
Posted By NRU74

I contacted Admin on 28 th Jun re KnC’s ban (I...

I contacted Admin on 28 th Jun re KnC’s ban (I wrongly thought it was the Mods who did the banning) and Admin said he’d got another month to go before being allowed back on JB.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 19:41
Replies: 45
Views: 4,124
Posted By NRU74

I was surprised today to receive an email from...

I was surprised today to receive an email from Mercedes telling me a service was due and they quoted me the exact mileage the car had done !
12th Sep 2020, 19:24
Replies: 130
Views: 34,547
Posted By NRU74

Has ĎBeagsí been headhunted

Has ĎBeagsí been headhunted
11th Sep 2020, 10:00
Replies: 96
Views: 10,458
Posted By NRU74

That looks South Cerney(ish)

That looks South Cerney(ish)
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2020, 14:39
Replies: 278
Views: 18,609
Posted By NRU74

Havenít tried TOR and am isolating so havenít...

Havenít tried TOR and am isolating so havenít been for a while but will try.I tried the free VPN using Ooklaís 2GB of ipVanish without success.
Iíve got a Firestick there loaded with lots of stuff...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Sep 2020, 20:32
Replies: 278
Views: 18,609
Posted By NRU74

Not sure this is completely accurate. If you...

Not sure this is completely accurate.
If you buy a TV from,say, Carrefour they grass you up to the local authority and it then features on your Taxe díHabitation ((or it could be Taxe FonciŤre)....
8th Sep 2020, 19:41
Replies: 70
Views: 12,901
Posted By NRU74

In the sixties I ‘indulged’ (are they still...

In the sixties I ‘indulged’ (are they still called Indulgence Flights’ ?) twice by Argosy from Benson to Gatow and back. It was so cheap, I think, certainly, less than £10 return. Couldn’t understand...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2020, 14:03
Replies: 278
Views: 18,609
Posted By NRU74

Chugalug - Iím sure youíd want Imperial Echoes as...

Chugalug - Iím sure youíd want Imperial Echoes as well !
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2020, 20:54
Replies: 278
Views: 18,609
Posted By NRU74

Not sure really, the BBC has Ďadvertsí aka...

Not sure really, the BBC has Ďadvertsí aka Ďtrailsí for their own programmes every couple of minutes before the hour.
Donít really see the problem with a couple of minutes advertising for other...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2020, 20:43
Replies: 38
Views: 2,868
Posted By NRU74

I doubt that the topless ladies were under c 45...

I doubt that the topless ladies were under c 45 yrs old.
Fewer young girls go topless in France as they feel ĎhassledĎ by boys staring at them.
O tempora O mores !
25th Aug 2020, 21:19
Replies: 2,071
Views: 1,035,726
Posted By NRU74

Not sure I’ve read the whole thread but I’d never...

Not sure I’ve read the whole thread but I’d never heard of BTR. I was on and off V Force from ‘63 to ‘81 but not on Vulcans and not on ‘bombers’. I remember having to get ‘ticks on boards’ but it...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2020, 18:47
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By NRU74

I’ve grown outdoor tomatoes, this year, in a...

I’ve grown outdoor tomatoes, this year, in a Grow-bag, for the first time in about ten years.I don’t normally, because we’re at c 750 feet amsl and they often didn’t ripen. These were doing quite...
17th Aug 2020, 19:31
Replies: 59
Views: 4,686
Posted By NRU74

Using a late(ish) iPad DuckDuckGo No problem...

Using a late(ish) iPad
DuckDuckGo No problem with or without a VPN
Safari with a VPN (ipvanish) can’t get on
Start Page ditto
17th Aug 2020, 18:55
Replies: 59
Views: 4,686
Posted By NRU74

iPad using Safari I can’t access No problem...

iPad using Safari I can’t access
No problem using DuckDuckGo
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2020, 21:36
Replies: 63
Views: 2,560
Posted By NRU74

[QUOTE The purpose of language is...

[QUOTE
The purpose of language is communication! As long as the meaning of a phrase or sentence is clear it has achieved its purpose.[/QUOTE]

Iím fairly sure that for the next/present ...
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