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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2017, 16:53
Replies: 627
Views: 50,662
Posted By pvmw

Why so? During the period between 1939 and 1945...

Why so? During the period between 1939 and 1945 virtually all civil liberties were suspended for the duration. After the war they returned - I'll grant it took a few years, but immediately post-war...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2017, 09:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By pvmw

Its happened to me before now as well

Its happened to me before now as well
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 18:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,583
Posted By pvmw

I guess that was funny once, about 15 years ago ...

I guess that was funny once, about 15 years ago - and why is it that everything slightly humorous has to be attributed (wrongly) to John Cleese?
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 14:57
Replies: 601
Views: 47,663
Posted By pvmw

That's OK then, lets just sit in a circle, hold...

That's OK then, lets just sit in a circle, hold hands and sing Kumbaya - I'm sure it'll make you feel good about yourself while the "few thousand terrorists" out there slaughter some more children.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 14:39
Replies: 601
Views: 47,663
Posted By pvmw

Much more draconian measures were implemented...

Much more draconian measures were implemented during the unpleasantness between 1939 and 1945. It doesn't appear to me that there was any lasting damage to our democratic society - but had those...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 14:23
Replies: 29
Views: 2,583
Posted By pvmw

Every dark cloud has a silver lining.

Every dark cloud has a silver lining.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 12:19
Replies: 601
Views: 47,663
Posted By pvmw

There wouldn't be enough gaols to hold several...

There wouldn't be enough gaols to hold several million people.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 10:54
Replies: 601
Views: 47,663
Posted By pvmw

+2 I wonder if PlaneMike's liberal...

+2

I wonder if PlaneMike's liberal self-righteousness would be quite so evident if it had been his 8 year old daughter blown to bits by a follower of the religion of peace.

Our society and...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2017, 08:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By pvmw

They live on a boat. Boats float and move, so it...

They live on a boat. Boats float and move, so it isn't just an aerial that is needed, but some means of auto-alignment which is not cheap. Consider how accurately a satellite dish has to be aligned....
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2017, 18:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By pvmw

I saw "Flambards" when it came out, I don't...

I saw "Flambards" when it came out, I don't recall ever seeing "Wings". I need to watch that.

Also, I wonder if anyone can help............

I have a couple of friends who live on a canal boat,...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2017, 14:48
Replies: 57
Views: 6,497
Posted By pvmw

Couldn't possibly do that, the huggy-fluffs would...

Couldn't possibly do that, the huggy-fluffs would be screaming infringement of his human rights and trotting off to the ECHR to campaign on his behalf.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2017, 10:05
Replies: 24
Views: 3,741
Posted By pvmw

Hotel magnetic room keys...........

I’ve just spent the weekend with a bunch of friends in a Great Western hotel in France. En-route home we stopped for a coffee and my room card fell out of my pocket. “Oh bother”, said I. Mate’s...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2017, 17:38
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,524
Posted By pvmw

I'd love to relate it (it would take several...

I'd love to relate it (it would take several hours to write the necessary essay) but as it is an on-going legal case I'd better not. It is a story of self-delusion tho', which actually ties up well...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2017, 14:23
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,524
Posted By pvmw

I think you are right on both counts. yes, he is...

I think you are right on both counts. yes, he is that stupid - and yes, he is trying to re-cast Labour as an extreme Left Wing protest party.

I have a neighbour (a teacher, until he got sacked -...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2017, 13:27
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,524
Posted By pvmw

Why should he. I'll bet he is convinced he is...

Why should he. I'll bet he is convinced he is going to win. Its called confirmation bias - the only people he ever talks to or stands in front of are people who believe in him, so he thinks...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2017, 15:21
Replies: 38
Views: 57,748
Posted By pvmw

Any fule kno that the battery is filled with...

Any fule kno that the battery is filled with smoke!!!

£300 sounds a complete rip-off. Find an independent mechanic.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2017, 15:15
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,524
Posted By pvmw

But they are all good Socialists.

But they are all good Socialists.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2017, 11:07
Replies: 2,486
Views: 297,229
Posted By pvmw

How very curious. I apologise to TWT for ever...

How very curious. I apologise to TWT for ever doubting him. I shall have to try it from my PC(s) when I get home this eve.

More curiously, I've just tried again - and when the page opens I see...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2017, 10:57
Replies: 2,486
Views: 297,229
Posted By pvmw

I'm using a Windows PC, when I try to look at it...

I'm using a Windows PC, when I try to look at it I get a message that says:

"You have reached an article available exclusively to subscribers."
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2017, 10:41
Replies: 2,486
Views: 297,229
Posted By pvmw

Why do people insist on providing links that are...

Why do people insist on providing links that are behind subscriber only pay walls???? Unless, of course, they actually have a financial interest in the site!
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2017, 11:41
Replies: 16,231
Views: 3,177,524
Posted By pvmw

Vince Cable has already said that there is no way...

Vince Cable has already said that there is no way the Lib Dems will enter a coalition with labour while Corbyn is in control.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2017, 09:40
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,367,730
Posted By pvmw

A question for Gertrude........... Does it...

A question for Gertrude...........

Does it make you feel big and clever describing anyone who disagrees with you as a "Brexshitter", I see you've now started using it on other threads as well? It...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2017, 08:09
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By pvmw

For the last one I booked a couple of days in...

For the last one I booked a couple of days in France, and parked up in a (fairly) deserted piece of countryside that was in the middle of the path of totality. It was a glorious day, with not a...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2017, 14:42
Replies: 50
Views: 6,427
Posted By pvmw

My old Rover saloon (built in 2001) has a diesel...

My old Rover saloon (built in 2001) has a diesel powered 4.5kW heater in the engine bay. The idea is that you lean out of the bedroom window and thumb the remote. The heater fires up, and by the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2017, 20:25
Replies: 30
Views: 3,494
Posted By pvmw

I used to run a pre-war Rover. As the advert...

I used to run a pre-war Rover. As the advert said, one of Britain's fine cars.

The petrol gauge actually said petrol/oil. Beside it was a small push switch which, when pressed, changed the...
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