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Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 18:40
Replies: 99
Views: 10,180
Posted By airship

Awwww, gimme a break Shack37 / Bronx?! Have you...

Awwww, gimme a break Shack37 / Bronx?! Have you heard of satire? Or are you feeling especially grumpy at just anyone who doesn't share your own views of the Royals (or something else)?

PS....
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 18:26
Replies: 47
Views: 4,194
Posted By airship

I'm always amazed when someone says that they can...

I'm always amazed when someone says that they can recall, even quite vividly, events from their early childhood. I'm 54 now, but everything upto about age 10 or 11 is more or less a complete blank,...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 16:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,784
Posted By airship

Mecca, Medina and (perhaps shortly) Birmingham too...

What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by (at) the University of Birmingham (http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33436021).

I'm unsure why this report was in the BBC's...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 15:31
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By airship

All you ever wanted to know about space-based...

All you ever wanted to know about space-based laser weapons (the sort that might have brought down MH370 inadvertently):

Space Based Laser [SBL] (http://fas.org/spp/starwars/program/sbl.htm)
...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 15:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,619
Posted By airship

The scantily dressed thread Mk.1

Dear Sir/s,

Could we please have a dedicated thread so that those with uncontrollable urges to post pictures of scantily dressed women (and why not men) have a designated place and suitable outlet...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 14:22
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By airship

One might add: "Be sure to have a Confederate...

One might add: "Be sure to have a Confederate flag handy to wave at the locals - just so they know you're comin' in peace!" :p
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 14:17
Replies: 99
Views: 10,180
Posted By airship

Just what are parents with young kids supposed to...

Just what are parents with young kids supposed to do with them then? Leave them alone at home if under 100m away, checking up on them occasionally? Or does that only work in Portugal? :uhoh:
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 14:14
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By airship

I thought I needed some [email protected] eye-surgery when...

I thought I needed some [email protected] eye-surgery when trying to make sense of the OP but I think it's all @OK now:
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 00:24
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By airship

Am I the only one here who suspects that having...

Am I the only one here who suspects that having all these old machines looking like they're new may be causing regular havoc with time-travellers in general?

"Oh FF sake', the time travel machine...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 00:09
Replies: 13,168
Views: 11,532,878
Posted By airship

How many engineers does it take to... ...decide...

How many engineers does it take to...
...decide who's an engineer? (http://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/564945-ancestry-engineers.html)
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 23:56
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

con-pilot wrote: So was I. The same photo...

con-pilot wrote:
So was I. The same photo (this one © New-York tribune) is used here (http://www.sott.net/article/291204-The-forgotten-history-of-the-Bellamy-Salute):

I guess everything about...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 22:55
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

Nah, you're a Pommie living in Oz mate. :p

Nah, you're a Pommie living in Oz mate. :p
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 22:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By airship

ORAC, absolutely fascinating story... :ok: ...

ORAC, absolutely fascinating story... :ok:

But also very sad, to think of anyone "wasting their life" or just their youth like this. There's a huge world out there. And unless I'm mistaken, we...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 21:21
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

Shack37 wrote: I take it that the Vermouth...

Shack37 wrote:

I take it that the Vermouth in the Queen Muvver's tipple of G&V was the sweet one, not the other pale, dry and bitter kind? Is one kind superior to the other? Or do all G&T...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 20:30
Replies: 68
Views: 7,273
Posted By airship

Apparently the French police can now fine you...

Apparently the French police can now fine you upto €90 and deduct 3 points for driving with incorrect footwear: that specifically includes flip-flops...! :\
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 20:08
Replies: 11,763
Views: 4,981,306
Posted By airship

According to my local TV news which gave some...

According to my local TV news which gave some coverage to the funeral service of F1's Jules Bianchi in Nice today and confirmed by the BBC here (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33606853):
...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 12:05
Replies: 49
Views: 5,487
Posted By airship

I have another take on these matters: that yacht...

I have another take on these matters: that yacht owners appear to be more prone to verbal gaffes.

Here's a photo of the yacht KINGDOM 5KR (it's the smaller 86m. yacht on the left, the blue-hulled...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jul 2015, 11:30
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

Hmmmm. Is it just me (usually just watch the BBC...

Hmmmm. Is it just me (usually just watch the BBC and SKY news - together with Sky's "press review" most evenings), or has the UK, nay, even the world's meeja gone very quiet on the general subject...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2015, 16:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By airship

Blues&twos wrote: If you don't mind me...

Blues&twos wrote:

If you don't mind me saying so, that was excellent...
...just like a good cup 'o tea:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNslTmBRuww

Or, "'ow about a bit of luvin' after...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2015, 16:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By airship

You can run but you cannot hide... AND ...

You can run but you cannot hide...

AND

If it feels nice, don't think twice.

Wise words in the same song from James Taylor:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkAhQBbK-oM
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2015, 16:30
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

Lonewolf_50 wrote: Perhaps you misunderstood...

Lonewolf_50 wrote:
Perhaps you misunderstood what I originally wrote (http://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/564764-scum-newspaper-editors-4.html#post9051359)? Instead of "The Sun's footage may well have...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2015, 12:44
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

Make even the teeny-weeniest suggestion that the...

Make even the teeny-weeniest suggestion that the Royal family may not be entirely "whiter than white" and their numerous supporters will immediately deploy to ensure that all detractors will...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2015, 12:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By airship

Who's been a bad boy...?!

I watched part of a TV documentary yesterday evening about creatures that live on and within the human body and its organs, some of which have even integrated their DNA with our own.

An...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2015, 10:45
Replies: 150
Views: 15,867
Posted By airship

May one introduce another angle to all the...

May one introduce another angle to all the hoohah...?!

What is the raison d'ętre of any Royal family, let alone one with such history and wide connections throught Europe? Think about it.

It...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2015, 20:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,750
Posted By airship

Let's resuscitate old threads tonight!

G-CPTN, you get to go first...?! :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2015, 20:38
Replies: 21
Views: 3,656
Posted By airship

Sounds like just maybe, whilst trying to process...

Sounds like just maybe, whilst trying to process the transaction, the credit-card machine's read-out may have issued an "important warning" to the checkout operator. I understand that most credit...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2015, 20:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By airship

I'd disagree somewhat about human-beings only...

I'd disagree somewhat about human-beings only being "space-aware" for a few centuries. It's been a few millenia at least (and even longer if you've read the Bible).

And who here can honestly say...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2015, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,821
Posted By airship

In reply to ATNotts who wrote: , Blacksheep...

In reply to ATNotts who wrote: , Blacksheep wrote:

Calais (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pas-de-Calais) itself only has a population of about 80,000. I'd accept that there are several thousand...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2015, 18:53
Replies: 68
Views: 7,273
Posted By airship

I'd suggest anyone intending to drive in France...

I'd suggest anyone intending to drive in France (especially the motorways or autoroutes to read ian16th's link:

IT'S OFFICIAL! According to the French magazine Auto Plus...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 22:38
Replies: 21
Views: 3,656
Posted By airship

Gertrude the Wombat wrote: You're not really...

Gertrude the Wombat wrote:
You're not really giving us the whole story, are you...?!

The crux of the matter is that in France, everyone should be able to produce evidence of their identity if...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 22:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By airship

That sort of reminds me of "walkie-talkies" when...

That sort of reminds me of "walkie-talkies" when I was a kid - 2 tins connected by a piece of string. Hmmmm, this might give our Mr. Crun ideas about developing standards and patenting a "wireless...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 22:01
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By airship

Please stop right there! You're treading on very...

Please stop right there! You're treading on very dangerous territory (aka Slasher's): I've heard of fisting, but footing...?!

Alas, the parental control software currently installed on my PC...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 21:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By airship

Not at all. Very far from it Denti. I'm saying...

Not at all. Very far from it Denti. I'm saying that Germany should be invited and/or encouraged to leave the EUROzone (along with any others who might wish to perhaps establish a new "DMzone".
...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 21:28
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By airship

I literally can't see anything negative about...

I literally can't see anything negative about using goats like this. So long as the kids don't confuse their droppings with chocolate-colored M&Ms. In the 3rd world, once sun-dried and hard, they...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2015, 21:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By airship

I wonder how anyone can safely remove dildoes (or...

I wonder how anyone can safely remove dildoes (or anything else) hanging from power cables? I guess that if they're insulated cables, you could use dad's carbon-fibre telescopic fishing rod. Oh heck,...
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