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by trident3
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man fined for having a bag of trash in his van
Replies: 29
Views: 1615

Re: Man fined for having a bag of trash in his van

As a roofer he has to be transporting trash from his work sites so how come he doesn't have a license if that's required ? Not necessarily. I've employed tradesman who have made it clear to me that as they do not have a commercial waste licence it will be my responsibility to dispose of the waste. T...

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by trident3
Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The metro system in Montréal
Replies: 22
Views: 1648

Re: The metro system in Montréal

Airstud wrote:


I don't know of any system that has a Black Line, or a White Line, or a Beige Line, or a Grey Line, or a Chartreuse Line.

Or Turquoise.


London has both Black (the Northern Line) and Turquoise (the Victoria Line) although no one ever refers to them by their colours

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by trident3
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Race tracks next to airports
Replies: 64
Views: 7996

Re: Race tracks next to airports

Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire has a general aviation field in the in-field. Movements have to be co-ordinated between race control and ATC.

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by trident3
Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear... Not A Good Start
Replies: 23
Views: 3817

RE: Top Gear... Not A Good Start

Trailer for the new series is up
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTWcEjj0w3s
and YouTube viewers don't like it

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by trident3
Sat Nov 21, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR To Manchester (ground Transportation)
Replies: 11
Views: 3585

RE: LHR To Manchester (ground Transportation)

Go the other direction: RailAir coach to Reading Station then Cross Country trains to Manchester

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by trident3
Sun May 26, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Navy Moves Ahead To Replace Pres Helicopters
Replies: 31
Views: 7855

RE: Navy Moves Ahead To Replace Pres Helicopters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PC12Fan" class="quote" target="_blank">PC12Fan</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Dumb question though - wasn't / isn't ther...

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by trident3
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crashes During Filming Of Top Gear Korea
Replies: 20
Views: 15100

RE: Helicopter Crashes During Filming Of Top Gear Korea

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rbgso" class="quote" target="_blank">rbgso</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> I wonder how civilians got hold of some of th...

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by trident3
Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Odd Cars On The 'Ring.
Replies: 11
Views: 2839

RE: Odd Cars On The 'Ring.

Back in the mid 90s my mate and I whilst driving back from Northern Italy took a 1 litre Mini City E with a dodgy exhaust and faulty clutch round the 'ring twice (we each had to have a go). Once we had got the car back to England it never moved again until the scrap man came to take it away! There w...

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by trident3
Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC Chief Resigns Over TV Report Scandal
Replies: 2
Views: 1894

RE: BBC Chief Resigns Over TV Report Scandal

Entwistle's resignation was a matter of honour, it has been a bad few weeks for the BBC and symbolically someone had to fall. Who so ever becomes the new <acronym title="Air Provence International (France)">DG</acronym> has to take a long hard look at the current affairs team. Newsnight f*cked up bi...

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by trident3
Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Uninon Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 81
Views: 4333

RE: European Uninon Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

a couple of things to bear in mind:
As citizens of the EU we all get to go to Oslo to collect the prize so they had better get plenty of beer in.
As citizens of the EU we can now all add Winner of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to our CVs.

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by trident3
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Defunct Airlines You Have Flown?
Replies: 124
Views: 13118

RE: Defunct Airlines You Have Flown?

Britannia, British Island Airways British Airtours Virgin Express <acronym title="Stockholm - Bromma (BMA / ESSB), Sweden">BMA</acronym>/British Midland/<acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> Wardair TEA and finally Janus Airways-...

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by trident3
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Buy L&P In London?
Replies: 6
Views: 6033

RE: Where To Buy L&P In London?

L&P? Lea and Perrins Worcester Sauce? You'll find it in any supermarket or grocery store.

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by trident3
Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting To Nats At Swanwick
Replies: 1
Views: 2588

RE: Getting To Nats At Swanwick

Can't help with hotels but there is a direct train from Gatwick to Swanwick, journey time is about 90 mins. <a href="http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/service/planjourney/search" target="_blank">http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/service/planjourney/search</a> will give you train times, on that route there i...

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by trident3
Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Aircraft Sobriquet
Replies: 17
Views: 10574

RE: Military Aircraft Sobriquet

The Armstrong Whitworth Argosy was known in RAF services as the Whistling Tit. Check out the photos to see why
http://www.argosyair.co.uk/1st20.html

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by trident3
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 402
Views: 17254

RE: London 2012 Olympics Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sbworcs" class="quote" target="_blank">sbworcs</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>BBC coverage seems good although some of t...

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by trident3
Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 402
Views: 17254

RE: London 2012 Olympics Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GDB" class="quote" target="_blank">GDB</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>And a nice nod to Brazil in 2016, with the Brazili...

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by trident3
Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Pre-clearance At LHR?
Replies: 33
Views: 13591

RE: Why No Pre-clearance At LHR?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Malayil" class="quote" target="_blank">Malayil</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> I think the British population would not ap...

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by trident3
Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bastille Day - July 14 1789 - La Marseillaise
Replies: 16
Views: 3699

RE: Bastille Day - July 14 1789 - La Marseillaise

RAF Typhoons from 29 (Reserve) squadron based at RAF Conningsby also took part.
http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/typhoons-at-bastille-day-14072012

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by trident3
Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diamond Jubilee Weekend Ahead!
Replies: 89
Views: 4218

RE: Diamond Jubilee Weekend Ahead!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>I wonder what planes will be...

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by trident3
Sun May 20, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarchs From Around The World Flying Into UK
Replies: 25
Views: 8517

RE: Monarchs From Around The World Flying Into UK

The Queen's Birthday Parade will be held on Saturday 16th June 2012 on Horse Guards Parade. It is usually followed by a flypast of Buckingham Palace, I guess we will know closer to the day what aircraft are going to be involved.

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by trident3
Sun May 20, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarchs From Around The World Flying Into UK
Replies: 25
Views: 8517

RE: Monarchs From Around The World Flying Into UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jumpjets" class="quote" target="_blank">jumpjets</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>As much as I love the VC10 it would have...

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by trident3
Mon May 14, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines That Don't Fly A Or B
Replies: 15
Views: 5436

RE: Airlines That Don't Fly A Or B

How about Cape Air?

The message you were about to post is too short and probably not of any higher value to the topic at hand.

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by trident3
Mon May 14, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dublin Pre Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 4596

RE: Dublin Pre Clearance

Just got back. Pre clearence is great, we were the last flight out to the USA for the day so there were no queues at all. As for blankets, rather confusingly on the flight back there was one between 2 seats. Were we supposed to share?, just as well I had a cute seatmate  <img src="http://cdn-ww...

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by trident3
Sat May 12, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Good Book On World War Two In Italy. Any Advice?
Replies: 7
Views: 2592

RE: A Good Book On World War Two In Italy. Any Advice?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AR385" class="quote" target="_blank">AR385</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> I don´t want a novel. I´m looking for se...

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by trident3
Wed May 02, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dublin Pre Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 4596

RE: Dublin Pre Clearance

Thanks for all the responses. I'm flying Friday so It seems best to do security, full irish and a pint, quick mooch around the shops, pre-clear, sit there and read. Cheers guys!

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by trident3
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Retro Airline Dream Fleet?
Replies: 21
Views: 4953

RE: Your Retro Airline Dream Fleet?

Viscounts and Dart Heralds for the feeder work,
1-11-400/500s and 737 200s for short haul,
A300s and TriStars for the high density stuff,
707s and Super VC10s for long haul.
And maybe a couple of Islanders for air taxi work and some Belfast freighters for hauling heavy stuff around.

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by trident3
Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dublin Pre Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 4596

Dublin Pre Clearance

I will be transiting through Dublin shortly, flying in from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> on EI233 and onwards to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> on EI137. I have ampl...

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by trident3
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Beer (brand)?
Replies: 92
Views: 6200

RE: Your Favourite Beer (brand)?

When I'm in London I always drink Fullers beers. Personal favourites are Seafarers, Chiswick and Discovery.
http://www.fullersfinealeclub.net/Beers

BTW check out the tasting videos with James May from Top Gear

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by trident3
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Airlines Like Heineken So Much?
Replies: 26
Views: 5586

RE: Why Airlines Like Heineken So Much?

Fullers used to do cans of London Pride exclusively for British Airways. It was the only canned beer they produced.

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by trident3
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aircraft Launch Time In A Carrier
Replies: 23
Views: 22360

RE: Aircraft Launch Time In A Carrier

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> Thought the roller plate for shifting the mai...

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by trident3
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aircraft Launch Time In A Carrier
Replies: 23
Views: 22360

RE: Aircraft Launch Time In A Carrier

Found this fantastic 1960s Royal Navy training film on You Tube. I'm guessing that whilst the equipment may have changed, the principles are the same. Got to love those Scimitars, Sea Vixens and Gannets! <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moBd9-srBsA&feature=g-vrec&context=G20c77cbRVAAA...

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by trident3
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classic Train Commercial.
Replies: 8
Views: 2339

RE: Classic Train Commercial.

One from the UK, Not strictly speaking adverts but more public information films:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9rBcSZb3bE&feature=related

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by trident3
Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nasa Super Guppy...Still Flying?
Replies: 6
Views: 7000

RE: Nasa Super Guppy...Still Flying?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chuchoteur" class="quote" target="_blank">chuchoteur</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Quoting rlwynn (Reply 2) Not sure wha...

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by trident3
Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Pet Peeves
Replies: 120
Views: 5527

RE: Your Favorite Pet Peeves

British people who can't spell favourite  

I'll get my coat.

[Edited 2011-12-27 07:16:47]

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by trident3
Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice Wanted: Scotch Whisky
Replies: 55
Views: 3318

RE: Advice Wanted: Scotch Whisky

I'm not a fan of the heavy or peaty scotches so I tend to go for a lowland, something like Auchentoshan 12 yr old. If you like your beer Fullers do a Brewers Special Reserve that has been matured for 800 days in Auchentoshan whisky casks.

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by trident3
Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Holiday Craft Beer Or Ale
Replies: 6
Views: 1697

RE: Favorite Holiday Craft Beer Or Ale

The trouble I have with the winter beers and porters is that they are too heavy for my taste, I prefer the lighter summer style beers, so I shall be celebrating this year with a couple of bottles of Hall & Woodhouse Golden Glory with its lovely peachy aroma. <a href="http://www.hall-woodhouse.co...

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by trident3
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Watches ''Life's Too Short'' On TV?
Replies: 5
Views: 1406

RE: Who Watches ''Life's Too Short'' On TV?

The premise of the series is good and it is very good but, it is a bit samey, not really that much different from Extras. I think that Rev, the programme that preceeds it on a Thursday night on the BBC is a much better show: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ca_9OUD057Q&feature=related" ta...

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by trident3
Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Want To Be A Helo Pilot In The Danish Navy?
Replies: 6
Views: 7289

RE: Want To Be A Helo Pilot In The Danish Navy?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Doesn't the US put cargo ne...

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by trident3
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dear Canada, Keep Nickelback Up North.
Replies: 56
Views: 4345

RE: Dear Canada, Keep Nickelback Up North.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cgnnrw" class="quote" target="_blank">cgnnrw</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Bare Naked Ladies Alainis Morissette Gordon ...

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by trident3
Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indy Car Driver Dan Wheldon Dead In Crash
Replies: 34
Views: 7406

Indy Car Driver Dan Wheldon Dead In Crash

A top bloke, great driver and great champion. My thoughts are with his wife and two young sons.

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by trident3
Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heathwick - LHR-LGW High Speed Rail Link
Replies: 56
Views: 9852

RE: Heathwick - LHR-LGW High Speed Rail Link

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bsu747" class="quote" target="_blank">bsu747</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I remember the old British Caledonian helicopt...

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by trident3
Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AFL (Aussie Rules) Grand Final - Pies Vs Cats
Replies: 30
Views: 2539

RE: AFL (Aussie Rules) Grand Final - Pies Vs Cats

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zkpilot" class="quote" target="_blank">Zkpilot</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Can you all please stop talking about Aerial...

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by trident3
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation Related Things To Do In London
Replies: 12
Views: 7997

RE: Aviation Related Things To Do In London

Brooklands Museum would be good, less than an hour from central London. See Concorde, a VC10, Vanguard, Viscount etc plus loads of motor racing stuff if you are in to that as well.
http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/

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by trident3
Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World's Greatest Sportsman
Replies: 76
Views: 3245

RE: World's Greatest Sportsman

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> his performance at Monaco in the Toleman ...

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by trident3
Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colombian Insult
Replies: 8
Views: 3727

RE: Colombian Insult

Ooops! Apologies to all Colombians, Post edited. Thanks for pointing it out .   

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by trident3
Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colombian Insult
Replies: 8
Views: 3727

Colombian Insult

Hope some one can help me with this. A work colleague has just announced that he is upping sticks to go and live with his fiance in Colombia. I am looking for something witty to put in his leaving card so I was wondering if any Colombian A Netters could tell me any good local insults I could put in ...

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by trident3
Tue May 31, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR VS LGW
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

RE: LHR VS LGW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lhr380" class="quote" target="_blank">lhr380</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>When you land in <acronym title="Transeast Air...

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by trident3
Mon May 30, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR VS LGW
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

RE: LHR VS LGW

Bus no 75 or 76 from Central Bus Station or 71,77,78 from T5

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by trident3
Mon May 30, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR VS LGW
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

RE: LHR VS LGW

Ageed that <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> is a better bet if you are staying in Windsor but if you are planning to take a cab do NOT get one of the black cabs from the rank outside. They are London cabs and will charge you a fortune as they cannot pick ...

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