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26th Dec 2018, 12:57
Replies: 161
Views: 31,146
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Sad, indeed. I just loved his honest forthright...

Sad, indeed. I just loved his honest forthright writing style, his willingness to share every memory he had, his willingness to serve as a bridge between generations. I loved his big stories about...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2018, 16:30
Replies: 100
Views: 11,078
Posted By ElectroVlasic

What you did is called scam baiting. There's a...

What you did is called scam baiting. There's a whole community of people who do this, some times for fun, other times for revenge, or some mix of the above. Most of this is focused on e-mail scam...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2018, 15:28
Replies: 41
Views: 4,840
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Back in the 90s before there was Amazon there was...

Back in the 90s before there was Amazon there was a tech book store called Cucumber Books that was quite good.

So my first Internet search was 'cucumber'.

The set of results I got back was...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2018, 11:42
Replies: 132
Views: 13,024
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Nothing wrong with undercover journalism, IMHO. ...

Nothing wrong with undercover journalism, IMHO.


Hands up dresses pretty clearly crosses the line, IMHO. Most "gents" understand "look but don't touch" as the standard operating procedure.

...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2018, 13:50
Replies: 132
Views: 13,024
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Females behaving badly when they don't get what...

Females behaving badly when they don't get what they want? Especially when liquored up? Especially when competing with other females? Tell me it ain't so!


Any moderately attractive female has...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2018, 13:15
Replies: 12,994
Views: 9,768,529
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Today I'm going on a pleasure trip. I'm...

Today I'm going on a pleasure trip.

I'm taking my mother-in-law to the airport!

[ Credit: Rodney Dangerfield ]
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2018, 13:07
Replies: 132
Views: 13,024
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Daily Mail article describes the unfair...

Daily Mail article describes the unfair exploitation of women, along with right hand side bar filled with pictures and links to more articles that also largely exploit women. Par for the course... ...
27th Jan 2018, 12:23
Replies: 72
Views: 16,143
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Fair enough: ...

Fair enough:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4d/R1155_Receiver_and_T1154_Transmitter_at_RAF_Digby.jpg/330px-R1155_Receiver_and_T1154_Transmitter_at_RAF_Digby.jpg

Ref:...
4th Jan 2018, 00:49
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,483,902
Posted By ElectroVlasic

BBC HARDtalk: George 'Johnny' Johnson

Perhaps this would be of interest here...

BBC Iplayer (UK only): https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09ldgq0/hardtalk-george-johnny-johnson-dambuster

BBC Audio Download: BBC World Service -...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Sep 2017, 21:03
Replies: 36
Views: 3,639
Posted By ElectroVlasic

This clever dick knows that the IBM 3090 wasn't...

This clever dick knows that the IBM 3090 wasn't around for the Apollo era, it was an early 1990s vintage computer. I should know, as a young man I worked for IBM and my office was on the campus...
10th Sep 2017, 21:09
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,483,902
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Apropos of this, those interested in the topic...

Apropos of this, those interested in the topic might find the following videos worth their time.

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8th Aug 2017, 12:25
Replies: 1,221
Views: 564,647
Posted By ElectroVlasic

However, had the holes in the swiss cheese lined...

However, had the holes in the swiss cheese lined up differently and there were two heros reporting the problem at the same time (shades of Tenerife) the transmission would have been garbled and...
2nd Aug 2017, 01:45
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,483,902
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Am reading the thread and am a few weeks behind,...

Am reading the thread and am a few weeks behind, so I don't know if any one has posted this, but in any case, here's a copy of the same, via YouTube:

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Thanks for mentioning it,...
22nd Dec 2016, 18:27
Replies: 301
Views: 270,205
Posted By ElectroVlasic

I imagine that was happening. It seemed the...

I imagine that was happening. It seemed the voice of the EVA pilot got more serious as the mountains became closer, presuming the ATC youtube recording above has properly sync'd the flight path and...
21st Dec 2016, 17:28
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,483,902
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Thanks, Geriaviator, for your on-going efforts. ...

Thanks, Geriaviator, for your on-going efforts. I'm really enjoying the series! Wishing you and everyone else reading this thread a joyous holiday season!
2nd Dec 2016, 18:19
Replies: 659
Views: 292,787
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Thanks for the follow-ons, AerRyan, Bengt and...

Thanks for the follow-ons, AerRyan, Bengt and Broken Biscuits. I just quoted what came to hand. It did seem outrageously expensive.
1st Dec 2016, 17:57
Replies: 659
Views: 292,787
Posted By ElectroVlasic

It seems all Internet access is satellite based,...

It seems all Internet access is satellite based, so quite expensive:

Saint Helena Island Info: All about St Helena, in the South Atlantic Ocean ? Communications...
1st Oct 2016, 10:19
Replies: 63
Views: 44,268
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Reading this thread, all that is going through my...

Reading this thread, all that is going through my head is UPS Flight 6 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UPS_Airlines_Flight_6). If it's me, I'm going to the nearest suitable and sorting it all out on...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2016, 22:15
Replies: 54
Views: 4,116
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Re: RCI: The interesting thing about internet...

Re: RCI: The interesting thing about internet radio is the broadcaster gets a much better idea of who (if anybody) is downloading the content. The old joke about (newspaper/radio/tv) adverts is "50%...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2016, 18:03
Replies: 54
Views: 4,116
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Interesting for me to read as someone living in...

Interesting for me to read as someone living in the US who listens to a lot of BBC content. I know BBC license fees are a very sore point, but it it helps, it does draw an audience...

I'm in my...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jun 2016, 20:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,852
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Very much the case here. They did a 'beta test'...

Very much the case here. They did a 'beta test' which seemingly was just amongst the in-house staff then went live. The result was so predictable, the in house people said 'Yes our baby is so...
2nd Jan 2016, 23:18
Replies: 12
Views: 3,990
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Does it come with a galley that has a cooker for...

Does it come with a galley that has a cooker for "freedom fries"? :p
26th Nov 2015, 21:52
Replies: 12,664
Views: 3,483,902
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Just dropping a note after a solid day's reading...

Just dropping a note after a solid day's reading to thank one and all for the great contributions. It's amazing that after running so long our great thread is now being recharged with the great...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2015, 20:39
Replies: 12,994
Views: 9,768,529
Posted By ElectroVlasic

That alone is worthy of a laugh! :D

That alone is worthy of a laugh! :D
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2015, 17:13
Replies: 145
Views: 12,673
Posted By ElectroVlasic

Rightly or wrongly, the smart phone market is...

Rightly or wrongly, the smart phone market is largely viewed as a Samsung/Apple duopoly, even if it's a fact that one can get Androids from other vendors.

Had one HTC android and it had...
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