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by plaques
17 Jan 2020, 10:46
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3576
Views: 182488

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Those were the days when motorbikes still looked like motorbikes and not flying racing machines. Also the lads still carried plenty of 'hair' which has gone out of fashion nowadays either by nature or Turkish stylists.
by plaques
17 Jan 2020, 10:37
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS
Replies: 1579
Views: 111531

Re: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS

These carbon fibre fan blades may be bad news for Barlick. The current titanium blade is made in Barlick but with larger manufacturing facilities in Singapore. Obviously these blades will still be needed for spares in years to come but that may mean that Barlick is left with the blade leading edge p...
by plaques
17 Jan 2020, 09:52
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11021
Views: 517346

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Talking to a driving instructor acquaintance about the speed people drive round corners and on round-a-bouts he said it frightened him. We came to the conclusion that part of it was to intimidate other drivers. 'I can't stop at this speed so get out of my way'. Driving on a strange road always puts ...
by plaques
17 Jan 2020, 09:39
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3872
Views: 174310

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

We have one of those 'granite composite sinks' of a light fawn colour which gradually stains especially with milky tea. Standard bleach didn't make much impression on it but one of the proprietary oven cleaners brought it up like new. Only used occasionally so the difference in money terms is minimal.
by plaques
16 Jan 2020, 09:44
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 60
Views: 544

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

Feeling out of my depth here. Have you tried 'Family Search' the Mormon Jehovah's Witness web site. Sometimes they have these odd church records listed down which are often mis-spelt but can come in handy.
by plaques
16 Jan 2020, 09:27
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 10240
Views: 425075

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

My poem for you Sue on your birthday, I know its pathetic but the best I could do with the equipment I have. Put it here, put it there, Space to put it anywhere. In neat rows not too high, Suits my style, don't ask me why. On those shelves and in that bin. More and more, just cram it in, Some things...
by plaques
16 Jan 2020, 09:21
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11243
Views: 458544

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

chinatyke wrote:
16 Jan 2020, 08:58
A mould for home-made candles?
Looks like a good suggestion to me China.
by plaques
16 Jan 2020, 09:08
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7729
Views: 331022

Re: POLITICS CORNER

Johnson's 'Big Ben bong' looks like another dead cat being thrown on the table to get the masses talking about something other than the things that really matter. Meanwhile an American spokesman is inferring that if the UK doesn't toe the line and back Trump over the Iran nuclear plan, which hasn't ...
by plaques
15 Jan 2020, 10:32
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11243
Views: 458544

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Far too posh for us. We used good old carbolic for years. The big selling point was that the Ivory soap would float so you never needed to search the bath to find it. With only 2 inches of water in a tin bath this was never a problem.
by plaques
15 Jan 2020, 10:02
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4431
Views: 202249

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

As a person that suffered negative side affects from statins I would think they would be very cautious about starting people on a full dose that would last 6 months. Also I'm a bit down on medicating everybody just because they can't identify the few who really need it.
by plaques
15 Jan 2020, 09:52
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11021
Views: 517346

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

At the same time austerity cuts have decimated Youth Services and staffing of Social Services. In my current book read ( Autobiography Theodore Roosevelt) He introduce boxing clubs and other physical activities into the New York youth scene to stem the tide of knife crime and thuggery which proved ...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 18:08
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7729
Views: 331022

Re: POLITICS CORNER

Sorry to upset you again Tripps, perhaps we need a code of etiquette which defines debating rules for statements of fact and those of opinion which can be commented on. Take this as a suggestion not a demand. PS Here's what I use to follow the Labour Leader election. Paddy Power Unfortunately the si...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 13:45
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7729
Views: 331022

Re: POLITICS CORNER

We would expect candidates for Labour Leader or Deputy Leader to publicly & unequivocally endorse these in full" Shrinking the above quote a little 'We would expect unequivocally endorse these in full' although the 'expect' can be an act of faith, jewish or christian, it comes over as a demand, do ...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 13:23
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4431
Views: 202249

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Does that mean 30,00 more lives 'saved' above those already 'saved' by tablets? These statistics aren't meant to be thought about, just accept the numbers. My interpretation is .. if you are going to save a life then this individual would have died within the ten year period whether they were takin...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 13:03
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7729
Views: 331022

Re: POLITICS CORNER

The Labour party must conform to UK national parliamentary laws plus any European and international laws we have signed up to. Any demands from third parties can be considered by the NEC and built into their rule book if they think fit. The Jewish Board of Deputies is no more and no less than any ot...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 12:42
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 254
Views: 4007

Re: Seen in the News

How much more nonsense and trivia can the moronic masses take? Boris Johnson's plan to have the 'Big Ben' bell to chime on the 31 Jan to mark the Brexit of Brexit. will cost £500,000, He has offered up the slogan " bung a bob for a Big Ben bong". Never mind the logistics of collecting 5p from 10 mil...
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 09:45
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11243
Views: 458544

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Protecting the buildings round Trafalgar Square against possible damage resulting from Keir Hardie's anti war speech 1914.
by plaques
14 Jan 2020, 08:22
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1241
Views: 94885

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

For those who don't speak with the clarity of diction like us dus.
by plaques
13 Jan 2020, 19:50
Forum: Reading
Topic: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?
Replies: 1263
Views: 84189

Re: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?

Finally Finished. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler. 2 volumes, Described as an evil genius to which I might add psychopath. He brilliantly used the conditions in Germany to promote his own agenda which we now know didn't turn out the way he planned. A difficult book to read with pages and pages of racist ...
by plaques
13 Jan 2020, 12:59
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 254
Views: 4007

Re: Seen in the News

Big meeting at the Palace for the first 2020 game of Monarchy Monopoly. The rules are simple. What part are you going to play to maintain the image that we are working for our handouts. The allocation of taxpayers dosh will depend on your propaganda performance. To help you make up your scheme here ...
by plaques
13 Jan 2020, 09:28
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3576
Views: 182488

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I remember them getting the pit bus to a local bus service point and then standing on the platform so as not to dirty the seats. The golden rule when pithead baths were introduced was 'Don't drop the soap'.
by plaques
13 Jan 2020, 09:16
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7729
Views: 331022

Re: POLITICS CORNER

Sajid Javez has promised to end austerity in the March budget, actually I thought it had already ended when Mrs May was Prime Minister. Since the 'fiscal rules' remain in place its back to robbing Peter to pay Paul, what the right hand gives the left hand takes back, smoke and mirrors. The big winne...
by plaques
13 Jan 2020, 08:52
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4431
Views: 202249

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

if you have caught what is going round you'll get this heavy mucus sliding down your throat which sticks like the proverbial and you finish up breaking ribs and tearing muscles to cough it up. ( I exaggerate a little) but you get the gist, its nasty.
by plaques
12 Jan 2020, 17:57
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Mobile Phones
Replies: 489
Views: 44412

Re: Mobile Phones

I think it's this Motorola g7 on John Lewis: I liked the look of it especially the big screen for my fat fingers. 6.2 " a tad big for carrying round but it will fit in my handbag. 'Girls will be boys and boys will be girls' The Kinks.
by plaques
12 Jan 2020, 10:46
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Mobile Phones
Replies: 489
Views: 44412

Re: Mobile Phones

I know its late in the day but which make, model, memory capacity did you buy?

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