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Forum: Sport 01-05-2015, 10:55
Replies: 797
Views: 25,471
Posted By ozark1
There are batsmen who did well in the dim past. ...

There are batsmen who did well in the dim past. A certain G Boycott for instance - 1964 - 291 runs at 48.50. C Cowdrey in 1954/5 (in Australia) debut series included 2 centuries, D Gower did ok in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 08:14
Replies: 5,749
Views: 296,405
Posted By ozark1
A five year gap in which she won an Olivier for...

A five year gap in which she won an Olivier for Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers ("Tell Me It's Not True).
Forum: General Discussion 16-04-2015, 12:33
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ozark1
You do realise that they are 19 and 16 billion...

You do realise that they are 19 and 16 billion kilometres from the Sun (3 times as far as Pluto) and travelling away at 60,000 km/h? There is no chance of catching them at all.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-03-2015, 13:40
Replies: 85
Views: 5,792
Posted By ozark1
James May seems to manage on his own - James May...

James May seems to manage on his own - James May On The Moon, Cars of the People, Things You May Need to Know, Toy Stories and Man Lab, or as a twosome with Oz Clarke - Drink to Britain, Big Wine...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 13-03-2015, 07:01
Replies: 3,552
Views: 208,327
Posted By ozark1
That was an interesting dessert. Tang Yuan...

That was an interesting dessert. Tang Yuan glutinous rice balls (Southern China) with Banana Fritters (Caribbean) and Paal Payasam (Southern India). The three recipes are on Nigella.com
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-03-2015, 08:31
Replies: 332
Views: 45,864
Posted By ozark1
Ahem. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany run by the...

Ahem. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany run by the Grand Duke Ferdinand III.
Forum: Movies 10-03-2015, 12:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By ozark1
Have you got anything against Oz The Great and...

Have you got anything against Oz The Great and Powerful (Disney 2013)? It's green lit for a sequel and even possibly a reboot of the Wizard of Oz story.

However the trouble with Oz is the source...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2015, 09:17
Replies: 147
Views: 16,648
Posted By ozark1
Thames lost the ITV London franchise but didn't...

Thames lost the ITV London franchise but didn't really close. It has gone on to become Talkback Thames and FremantleMedia. Programmes include - The Apprentice, BGT, Great British Railway Journeys,...
Forum: Politics 06-03-2015, 10:12
Replies: 235
Views: 5,211
Posted By ozark1
Not quite. 36.3% of UK electricity from coal -...

Not quite. 36.3% of UK electricity from coal - 129.4 TWh.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/296183/pn_march_14.pdf

Germany is discussing the closure of...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 16:51
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By ozark1
Just think - an asset that is worth £750 million,...

Just think - an asset that is worth £750 million, gives an income of £7.5 million. That's 1% interest. Even better, we have had to borrow the £750 million in the first place. The interest rate...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 16:17
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By ozark1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TransManche_Link http...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TransManche_Link
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1989-10-08/news/8901200258_1_eurotunnel-transmanche-link-chunnel

Note the bit that says: "The chunnel project is...
Forum: Politics 04-03-2015, 15:55
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By ozark1
The Channel tunnel was built by Trans Manche Link...

The Channel tunnel was built by Trans Manche Link with no involvement of the British or French governments. TML went bankrupt in 2006, and the tunnel is now owned by a consortium including Deutsche...
Forum: Sport 04-03-2015, 15:16
Replies: 797
Views: 25,471
Posted By ozark1
(1) He's got to find a county that would be...

(1) He's got to find a county that would be prepared to take him. Some would, many won't.
(2) Then he's got to play first class cricket again. 8 games will happen before he gets back from the IPL. ...
Forum: Politics 28-02-2015, 11:07
Replies: 37
Views: 613
Posted By ozark1
PISA Results show that Scotland and England have...

PISA Results show that Scotland and England have very similar outcomes to education by 15. Scotland slightly ahead in Maths and English, England slightly ahead in Sciences. Both are middling - way...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2015, 09:20
Replies: 107
Views: 4,626
Posted By ozark1
Given that Henry VIII managed to bankrupt England...

Given that Henry VIII managed to bankrupt England (despite the extra income from the monasteries) and the three children were dreadful rulers who tore the kingdom apart, the yes we were well rid of...
Forum: Politics 28-02-2015, 07:52
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By ozark1
Whilst it's not a great idea, the sentence...

Whilst it's not a great idea, the sentence "Anastasiades did not mention specifically which of the Mediterranean island-nation’s neighbours would require Cyprus’s help to evacuate its citizens." must...
Forum: General Discussion 27-02-2015, 15:36
Replies: 66
Views: 2,066
Posted By ozark1
So we ban these drinks on basis of caffeine...

So we ban these drinks on basis of caffeine and/or sugar. I presume we also ban anything with more caffeine and more sugar.

Red Bull is 80 mg/caffeine at 9.5 mg/fl oz. A Starbucks Grande Coffee...
Forum: Sport 27-02-2015, 08:17
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By ozark1
You can criticise Sky. Yes, they give good...

You can criticise Sky. Yes, they give good coverage of England matches and they pay a lot to get the rights. The downside is what it has cost cricket. The audience, player base and general...
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2015, 12:26
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ozark1
So if a kid can switch on an ipad, they can (1) ...

So if a kid can switch on an ipad, they can

(1) Prove the Riemann Hypothesis
(2) Detect Dark Matter
(3) Provide medium term weather forecasts
(4) Sing opera arias

It probably would be too much to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 10:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,665
Posted By ozark1
It would have to be between 1965 and 1997 - the...

It would have to be between 1965 and 1997 - the name "British Rail" was only used then. Even British Railways only existed from 1948.

So the "Golden Age" would have been Beeching, Serpell, hopeless...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 09:53
Replies: 407
Views: 28,039
Posted By ozark1
Ballard Berkeley (born Ballard Blascheck; 6...

Ballard Berkeley (born Ballard Blascheck; 6 August 1904 – 16 January 1988). His original was better.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 09:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,909
Posted By ozark1
Heimat Generation War Lexx - The Dark...

Heimat
Generation War
Lexx - The Dark Zone
Tatort
Donna Leone (Commissario Brunetti)
Deutschland '83
Forum: Sport 25-02-2015, 11:50
Replies: 1,293
Views: 36,027
Posted By ozark1
In 1975 England scored 334/4, New Zealand 309/5,...

In 1975 England scored 334/4, New Zealand 309/5, Australia 328/5, Pakistan 330/6 and the West Indies won the final with 291/8. 200 was not a good score and would only have won 5 times out of the 15...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 06:59
Replies: 7,680
Views: 733,036
Posted By ozark1
Peugeot 206 (2000) - 4* NCAP VW Polo (2000) - 4*...

Peugeot 206 (2000) - 4* NCAP
VW Polo (2000) - 4* NCAP
Toyota Yaris (2000) - 4* NCAP

Vauxhall Corsa (2000) - 3* NCAP
Seat Ibiza (2000) - 3* NCAP
Dacia Sandero (2008) - 3* NCAP

The crash ratings say...
Forum: General Discussion 25-02-2015, 06:41
Replies: 228
Views: 7,869
Posted By ozark1
The OP seems to think you buy a 4 bed house in a...

The OP seems to think you buy a 4 bed house in a nice area from nothing. The whole concept of the property ladder says that you don't.

On prices in the south - you can still get a 1 bed at £85k, a...
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