jonty
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Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:33 am

Don't know if anyones posted this yet, and I know its not that interesting as accoring to the article its normal but I thaught I'd put it on anyway!

It just basically says that it was on approach to heathow when it happened, it landed normally and when it was suggested to the PM that it could have been a missile he didn't even bat an eyelid!

the link is: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4490809.stm
 
B742
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:43 am

Today's weather in England seems to be very sunny, so I'm amazed if there's any thunderstorms around today in London!

Was this one of the BA 772's?

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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:45 am

Hmmm 3million volts shot through the pm and his wife..........hm that accounts for cherie's "crazy frog" face and tonys bad tan/burn!!

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VS74741R
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:49 am

Quoting B742 (Reply 1):
Today's weather in England seems to be very sunny,

Ha, you obviously don't live in London LOL There's been thunderstorms all afternoon. Im not surprised his plane got hit by lightning. There were probably others that got hit as well.
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a380900
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:57 am

He must have thoughts he was being punished for being such a liar.

[Edited 2005-04-27 18:59:37]
 
B742
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:57 am

VS74741R, LOL! Up here near RAF Brize Norton it's very sunny, unlucky for you guys down in London!

Any reports on any other planes being hit at LHR?

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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:01 am

I've seen loads of Cumulonimbus up here in the Midlands, so this does not surprise me one bit. The PM does after all have an electric personality lol Big grin
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:04 am

Quoting A380900 (Reply 4):
Too bad God did not punish him for all his sins.

Well before u say that. Go to Paris and punish Mr Chirac first...
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:04 am

obviously now he is an "enlightened" individual...LOL

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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:05 am

Quoting B742 (Reply 5):
unlucky for you guys down in London!

Unlucky for Tony Blair  biggrin 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:06 am

Quoting Jush (Reply 7):
Well before u say that. Go to Paris and punish Mr Chirac first...

Chirac is clearly not an angel but he is nowhere near having as much blood on his hands.
 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:08 am

Why is a plane being struck by lightning so shocking?? It happens all the time. All the plane is, is one big lightning rod....
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VS74741R
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:10 am

Quoting S12PPL (Reply 11):
Why is a plane being struck by lightning so shocking??

Because it's electricity  wink 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:27 am

I concur! lol!
London is sunny now. But between about 4 or 5pm there was several thunderstorms in london! With VERY heavy rain.
I would know. I got my car washed earlier today, when it was sunny! Not impressed!  Angry
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VS74741R
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:49 am

Quoting Climb1 (Reply 13):
I concur! lol!
London is sunny now. But between about 4 or 5pm there was several thunderstorms in london! With VERY heavy rain.
I would know. I got my car washed earlier today, when it was sunny! Not impressed!

Well yes I will agree that it is quite sunny now. Not sunny enough to go and play football on our fields  frown  but it's getting there LOL
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:58 am

God that rain was crazy! We got that down here in Kent as well...

Was watching on BBC news that ole Tony had trouble signing the side of the plane with a marker pen, because it was so wet!
 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:34 am

Bloody southerners, A tiny bit of rain and you start moaning  Wink
 
VS74741R
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:13 am

Quoting Foxy (Reply 16):
Bloody southerners, A tiny bit of rain and you start moaning

Yeah well at least we can speak properly  wink 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:27 am

Wow,

It was really sunny here too, we had all our thunderstorms yesterday.. I'm sure Mr Blair is a well seasoned flyer and is used to this sort of thing, unlike some of the journalists joining him on the flight..!
 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:58 am

Seems funny to me that Satan would torture one of his own.

Especially when he is doing such a good job of torturing the rest of us.

But then this is a strange and funny world.

However I still believe that George Bush is really Gonzo the Muppet in disguise.

Not that I’m bitter and twisted in any way..
 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 12:10 pm

I just learned something valuable reading this thread. And that is, the politics on the other side of the pond are a lot more vituperative than they are over here. Makes me feel better and less inclined to mouth off when I see a political jab -- from either side -- next time.

But, hey, back on the topic at hand: what kind of a/c was the PM flying in when he got whacked by the lightening?
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:35 pm

Quoting Jonty (Thread starter):
when it was suggested to the PM that it could have been a missile he didn't even bat an eyelid!

Perhaps some President Blair quotes for the occassion............

"Well, yes, you know, we never said it was going to be a smooth ride, you know."  liar 

" I HAVE THE POOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWEEEEEEEEER" (he-man) weightlifter 

"I'll get on to MI6. We never got the 45 minute warning"

"Cherie, have you had your hair done again?"  melting 

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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:43 pm

Nice try, God ! Next time, aim up a bit, and to the left Big grin
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:49 pm

Quoting LHRCS (Reply 19):
However I still believe that George Bush is really Gonzo the Muppet in disguise

I totally agree with you  silly 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:09 pm

ROFL @ Gonzo the Muppet....................


"So Mr President, what's the President of Pakistan's name?

"Errrrrrrm, Errrrrrrm, Errrrrrrrm President!"  scratchchin 

"President what Mr President?

"Errrrrm, Errrrrrm Errrrrrrm President President!!!"  dopey 

ROFL, have that clip on tape......SO funny !!!  laughing 

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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:26 pm

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 22):
Nice try, God ! Next time, aim up a bit, and to the left

My thoughts exactly!

Mind you, if Bliar, sorry Blair, said his plane had been struck by lightning, would you believe him? The man simply cannot distinguish between truth and lies.
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Thu Apr 28, 2005 9:40 pm

Quoting RedFlyer (Reply 20):
what kind of a/c was the PM flying in when he got whacked by the lightening?

The only information that I can find is that is was a "70-seat charter jet" so that narrows the list down a bit.

Apparantly another plane carrying Blair was hit by ligtning in 2003 as he approached Washington for talks with Gonzo the Muppet.

Is nature trying to tell us something about Blair!?
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:25 am

Down here in Sittingbourne (Kent) we had hail the size of marbles. I walked through the park on the way back form school, it hurt a bit!
 
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RE: Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!

Fri Apr 29, 2005 3:05 am

"Tony Blair's Plane Hit By Lightning!"...

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