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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:40
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By Old Man 43
You do know that most of that unpopulated land in...

You do know that most of that unpopulated land in Scotland is made up of mountains don't you.

Not exactly suitable place for putting large amounts of people.
Forum: Politics 28-08-2015, 11:13
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
I am no expert on aerodynamics. However there...

I am no expert on aerodynamics. However there are limits to what can be done at high speed.

If those slow speed manoeuvres were done at high speed they would probably damage the aeroplane or cause...
Forum: Politics 28-08-2015, 00:23
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Old Man 43
I think that you will find that the IMF is...

I think that you will find that the IMF is talking about Greek style austerity rather the far milder form carried out in the UK.
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 23:53
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
Those slow speed moves in the video are worthless...

Those slow speed moves in the video are worthless in combat.

A combat aircraft flying at that slow a speed would be instantly shot down.
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 13:45
Replies: 114
Views: 3,274
Posted By Old Man 43
Malta is a small island. I imagine that it has...

Malta is a small island. I imagine that it has to import most of its food and other resources.

Incidentally I did specify medium and large countries. I did not include small islands and micro...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 13:08
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
That was during the Cold War. The strategic...

That was during the Cold War.

The strategic situation during a war (regardless of it being hot or cold) is different than when there is not a war.
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 13:01
Replies: 114
Views: 3,274
Posted By Old Man 43
Except that those place are very hilly and not...

Except that those place are very hilly and not really suitable for large scale habitation.

It is no accident that most population centres are sited where they are.

Low lying reasonably flat areas...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 00:09
Replies: 80
Views: 3,115
Posted By Old Man 43
I wonder where these figures have come from as...

I wonder where these figures have come from as there is nothing on BBC or SKY news about this story.
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 00:02
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
So what about the Baltic States, Poland, Hungary,...

So what about the Baltic States, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Belgium & The Netherland.

Should we not ensure that these countries are not taken over by...
Forum: Politics 26-08-2015, 14:56
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
So you don't think that we need a collective...

So you don't think that we need a collective defence with all countries that border possible threats to Western Europe and ultimately ourselves.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Old Man 43
Well that is the common track widths for complex...

Well that is the common track widths for complex PCB's.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 12:27
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Old Man 43
Very interesting. However I think it will be a...

Very interesting.

However I think it will be a long time (if ever) before a complex 10 layer multilayer PCB with 0.1mm track widths could be manufactured this way.
Forum: Politics 26-08-2015, 12:05
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
The problem is that this would require the...

The problem is that this would require the European members of NATO to spend more on conventional defence and create a European Treaty Organisation to make up for the removal of American...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 22:29
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Old Man 43
I would be fascinated how a 3D printer is going...

I would be fascinated how a 3D printer is going to make things that are made out of metal or glass or anything other than some form of plastic.

Equally I would love to see a 3D printer manufacture a...
Forum: Politics 25-08-2015, 12:49
Replies: 121
Views: 2,177
Posted By Old Man 43
The thing is that Jeremy Corbyn wants to...

The thing is that Jeremy Corbyn wants to leave/disband NATO (and the EU) and reduce UK spending on conventional weapons as well as for Britain to abandoning Nuclear Weapons.

No whatever you think...
Forum: Politics 24-08-2015, 12:08
Replies: 80
Views: 2,630
Posted By Old Man 43
Also Epping and Upminster are not getting the...

Also Epping and Upminster are not getting the Night Tube.
Forum: Politics 24-08-2015, 12:06
Replies: 80
Views: 2,630
Posted By Old Man 43
Ruislip and Elm Park is not getting the Night...

Ruislip and Elm Park is not getting the Night Tube and Cockfosters is only getting it because the Piccadilly line depot is at Cockfosters. So I cannot see what you are talking about.
Forum: Politics 23-08-2015, 23:40
Replies: 116
Views: 2,588
Posted By Old Man 43
Don't kid yourself the Russian Mafia is still in...

Don't kid yourself the Russian Mafia is still in place. They are the ones that are supporting Putin.



Pity about all the innocent people who were killed by the Russian. Also why shouldn't...
Forum: Politics 23-08-2015, 12:56
Replies: 114
Views: 3,274
Posted By Old Man 43
I wonder how accurate this article is. Has the...

I wonder how accurate this article is.

Has the fact that people tend to eat a lot more per meal than in the past been taken into account and that this tends to go up and down depending on the...
Forum: General Discussion 15-08-2015, 14:03
Replies: 150
Views: 5,938
Posted By Old Man 43
I imagine that Los Angeles is the definition of...

I imagine that Los Angeles is the definition of soulless.

You only have to look at this picture of the city centre (known as downtown Los Angeles to see what I am talking...
Forum: Politics 13-08-2015, 23:33
Replies: 89
Views: 4,860
Posted By Old Man 43
I think that if this had been proposed during and...

I think that if this had been proposed during and in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis then it might have been a good idea.

However doing this when you have a growing economy is not a...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 22:34
Replies: 40
Views: 2,070
Posted By Old Man 43
The question is who would pay the compensation...

The question is who would pay the compensation that the rights holders are demanding.
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 22:24
Replies: 30
Views: 988
Posted By Old Man 43
The simple answer is that project like these take...

The simple answer is that project like these take up to 20 years or more to design and build.

So following your logic there would never be a good time to build these kind of projects as there will...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 22:16
Replies: 77
Views: 2,168
Posted By Old Man 43
Yes but back then only 10% of people went to...

Yes but back then only 10% of people went to university not 50% that the politicians seem to be aiming for.

So we are talking about a 500% increase in costs if the state was to pay for all this.
Forum: Soaps 19-07-2015, 13:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By Old Man 43
Sean, Sophie, Fiz & Michelle. Just to see the...

Sean, Sophie, Fiz & Michelle.

Just to see the reaction on this forum.:D:D:D
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