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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 21, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Bite

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2801

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

They do however offer an English Roast dinner Pizza, English Style Roast Beef With Sage & Onion Stuffing, Roast Potato Slices And Red Onions, All On A Red Wine Gravy Base. The English do have a long and storied history of culinary violence. :ill: :stirthepot: Indeed they do, one of the worst mu...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2801

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

In the UK the Detroit style has been avaiable for a while, however, not from Pizza Hut. they do however offer an English Roast dinner Pizza, English Style Roast Beef With Sage & Onion Stuffing, Roast Potato Slices And Red Onions, All On A Red Wine Gravy Base. To me that sounds God awful. https:/...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 154
Views: 9228

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Here in the UK cases are rising again as we move towards winter and the Flu season. https://edition.cnn.com/2021/10/20/uk/uk-europe-covid-infections-cmd-gbr-intl/index.html "The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined ." I feel that we need to go back ...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Insert

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 814
Views: 545407

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981507

UK passengers can still travel to Morocco but will have to go via a third country.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981507

UK passengers can still travel to Morocco but will have to go via a third country.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Crackling

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

no other, gobsmacking views and ....

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Baguette

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Heathrow passenger charge to be curbed.
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Heathrow passenger charge to be curbed.

Heathrow Airport has been told it cannot raise its passenger charges for airlines by as much as it wanted. At present, the airport can charge up to £22 per passenger for the cost of operating terminals, runways, baggage systems and security. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58964793 An interim fi...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did China test a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile?
Replies: 15
Views: 941

Did China test a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile?

China has denied reports that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, insisting instead that it was a routine spacecraft check. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-58953352 "Along with China, the US, Russia and at least five other countries are working on hyper...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Baby

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Stuff

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 84
Views: 3051

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Found this bit on BBC news site today. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58930277 "About half of households use natural gas for heating and will see their bills jump by 30% in October-March compared to last year, the EIA it said. Those who use heating oil or propane - around 10% - could see t...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Solution

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Himalayas, wave to a Yeti....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 814
Views: 545407

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58901435

Some passengers were left unable to fly and had to pay extra costs.
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NHS Covid Pass: Vaccine records access restored after system outage.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58901435

Some passengers were left unable to fly and had to pay extra costs.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2428

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

B717fan wrote:
Ground deformation and earthquakes are picking up again. I'd assume more magma is entering the system than is currently being erupted.

That sounds like a boil growing and waiting to pop.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA stops flights to Kabul citing Taliban intimidation
Replies: 8
Views: 3274

PIA stops flights to Kabul citing Taliban intimidation

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58913855 The decision came after the Taliban ordered the airline to cut prices to levels seen before the fall of the Western-backed government in August.Its staff were also facing intimidation, with its representative held at gunpoint for several hours, Mr Khan ...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2428

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/earth107/node/1609
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A very interesting article on a possible collapse of part of the island and the resulting Tsunami across the Atlantic.

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/earth107/node/1609

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

a First Class passenger with....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fragmented

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 13, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Panorama

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Prosperity

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

world, life feels good for.....

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Diplomacy

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 09, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lebanon in darkness as electricity grid shuts down
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Lebanon in darkness as electricity grid shuts down

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-58856914

The power grid "completely stopped working at noon today" and was unlikely to restart for several days.
This country has suffered so much for so long. :(
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Reports that the only electricity is with people who have a private generator.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-58856914

The power grid "completely stopped working at noon today" and was unlikely to restart for several days.
This country has suffered so much for so long. :(

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 09, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Sitcom

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate
Replies: 29
Views: 907

Re: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate

casinterest wrote:
Looks like everyone is tired of seeing corporations with Tax Havens in Ireland. Wonder if they will do anything about Ships being registered in Panama ;) .

If they did you can bet some other nation would step in and offer an open registry.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Seychelles enters administration
Replies: 12
Views: 3615

Re: Air Seychelles enters administration

The UK has just removed the Seychelles from their red Covid list so they will see more traffic this winter from the UK, too late to help them I think.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Tata to (re)acquire most of Air India
Replies: 175
Views: 24398

Re: Updated: Tata to (re)acquire most of Air India

Good luck with this project, if they can turn it around perhaps we should point them towards Alitalia. :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Result

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would it take for you to move Jobs
Replies: 29
Views: 1199

Re: What would it take for you to move Jobs

Better quality of life, who wants to be the richest corpse in the graveyard !

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movie Adaptation of Books
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: Movie Adaptation of Books

I think that Winnie the Pooh by Disney in 1966 was a good adaptation. :thumbsup:

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped
Replies: 33
Views: 2592

Re: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped

So did someone tell the politicians to make sure the laws they pass are clear or was it truly political to make the people believe they were doing something? It is beyond ironic that the regulator is dropping a case because the law that the regulator put in place is not clear for the regulator to u...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped
Replies: 33
Views: 2592

UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has closed an investigation into the two airlines, saying there is a "lack of [legal] clarity". Instead of offering refunds, the carriers offered vouchers or rebooking. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58826484 Both airlines lost a lot of good...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Dozer

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Mates

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI Retiring the 757
Replies: 12
Views: 1511

Re: TUI Retiring the 757

757 was never huge in Europe correct? Well, it was extremely popular with operators from the UK...BA, Caledonian, JMC, Flying Colours, Air Europe, Monarch, Britannia, Titan, Jet2... the list goes on. It was less popular in mainland Europe, but still saw service with many airlines through the years....

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2040

Re: Your favorite junk food

A doner kebab, only manage 4 a year but so good, from a greek resturant locally which has been in the same family for over 40 years.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2268

The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-58780561

Well they all seem to be at it, nothing changes. ;)
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"The Pandora Papers is a leak of almost 12 million documents that reveals hidden wealth, tax avoidance and, in some cases, money laundering by some of the world's rich and powerful."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-58780561

Well they all seem to be at it, nothing changes. ;)

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Harmonious

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2428

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-58773122
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Sunday and two more vents have opened up causing further lava flows. The ash is also causing problems for the local banana growers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-58773122

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Egotistical

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Charlie Chaplin movie and smile....

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lin Wood Spreads False Claim 9/11 Planes Were 'CGI'
Replies: 11
Views: 813

Re: Lin Wood Spreads False Claim 9/11 Planes Were 'CGI'

I has not realised there were so many idiots out there who would give this "story" as moments notice. If we can produce a covid vaccine perhaps we can devise an idiot cure as well.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 02, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 1680

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Pomposity

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 96
Views: 4129

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2021

when you should be sipping.....

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Cricket

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