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Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 11:10
Replies: 67
Views: 3,037
Posted By Andy2
Each to his own I suppose, but if anyone else had...

Each to his own I suppose, but if anyone else had done this we'd see lots of sad-faced parents and children complaining that it was a horrible, nasty place with cold chips and scruffy attendants. But...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2015, 11:33
Replies: 415
Views: 17,009
Posted By Andy2
It's everywhere now. The other night I heard a...

It's everywhere now. The other night I heard a BBC reporter use it while he was doing a piece from a cafe. UGH.

Oh, and 'happy days'. There's a scally expression if ever there was.

And 'at this...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 31-12-2010, 19:00
Replies: 103
Views: 9,579
Posted By Andy2
No more than other papers. I remember the Indie...

No more than other papers. I remember the Indie screaming 'we've reached the tipping point!' suggesting we were about to enter into an irreversible fry-a-thon, but it was just a pile of hype from the...
Forum: Politics 31-12-2010, 17:12
Replies: 155
Views: 6,503
Posted By Andy2
That's a nice unbiased view. Being left wing is...

That's a nice unbiased view.
Being left wing is similarly unreasonable. You could say that to be 'reasonable', you have to be on the centre line, but the Lefties at the BBC are so deeply ingrained...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Andy2
Satellites look like tiny pinpoints, not...

Satellites look like tiny pinpoints, not fireballs:D
Are you sure it wasn't one of those Chinese Lantern things so beloved of Chavs? A couple of those went over on Chritmas Eve, and it took us a...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 30-12-2010, 20:44
Replies: 103
Views: 9,579
Posted By Andy2
It's a fashion thing. Call it 'The Daily Heil' or...

It's a fashion thing. Call it 'The Daily Heil' or 'The Daily Fail' and you're in with the cool kids, you know the ones who read all that left wing tripe in the Indie and the Guardian.
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 11:52
Replies: 415
Views: 11,985
Posted By Andy2
Load of stupid Communists. The only thing they...

Load of stupid Communists. The only thing they ever think of is their latest pay rises and how to work fewer hours for more money, and if they can ruin a national event (especially anything to do...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 09:55
Replies: 50
Views: 2,267
Posted By Andy2
This was the biggest oafery of all. What use...

This was the biggest oafery of all. What use would a voluntary card be?
Policeman: "Can I see your papers, please?"
Me: "No"
Policeman: "Oh alright then".

And once the scheme was up and running, it...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2010, 09:48
Replies: 157
Views: 11,114
Posted By Andy2
All 35 mm films since (a guess) 1955 are in a...

All 35 mm films since (a guess) 1955 are in a definition greater than HDTV. IIRC, 1955 was when new, fine-grain emulsions were developed to take advantage of the new 'widescreen' formats.
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 12:37
Replies: 25
Views: 2,263
Posted By Andy2
But I'm already a keen walker and spend many...

But I'm already a keen walker and spend many hours out of the house. When I get back home I want to do a spot of radio listening and I can't, all because of this poorly thought-out technology which...
Forum: Gaming 29-12-2010, 11:25
Replies: 42
Views: 1,944
Posted By Andy2
I don't think you can ask which was the best game...

I don't think you can ask which was the best game without specifying which era.
The mid 70's had Pong, which was probably the greatedt at the time because there was almost nowt else.
In the early/mid...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 10:19
Replies: 25
Views: 2,263
Posted By Andy2
The problem was solved months ago by inviting my...

The problem was solved months ago by inviting my neighbour into my home to witness the racket for himself. He was horrified and luckily he was in a position to install CAT 5 instead.
And don't forget...
Forum: Microsoft Xbox 29-12-2010, 10:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Andy2
I must admit to feeling a little let down by NV...

I must admit to feeling a little let down by NV after the excellence of Fallout 3.
I've got to the bit where I've got to rescue the Gunderson boy from the gourmand, but it's a bit of a pain and I...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 09:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,263
Posted By Andy2
If PLT is no threat, why, could I not hear a...

If PLT is no threat, why, could I not hear a damned thing on my shortwave radio when a neighbour (5 doors away) installed a pair?
I realise that most PLTs will not cause significant interference to...
Forum: Virgin Media Broadband 28-12-2010, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Andy2
It maybe some other wirelss stuff nearby has...

It maybe some other wirelss stuff nearby has started using the same channel? I don't know if you can manually alter the channel settings on your stuff, but if you can it may be worth a try.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 28-12-2010, 15:10
Replies: 4
Views: 2,952
Posted By Andy2
Elonex 700eb reader

For ages I've been looking for something simple like this - no Wifi, bluetooth or 'phone just a portable screen on which to read large technical PDF's.
I find it very difficult to sit at our main PC...
Forum: Politics 28-12-2010, 12:17
Replies: 407
Views: 16,639
Posted By Andy2
Don't worry, the tree-huggers have got it all...

Don't worry, the tree-huggers have got it all sorted and our bone-headed governments have fallen for it.
Wind turbines are undoubtedly the answer.
After all, they've been our saviour in all this cold...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 10:13
Replies: 135
Views: 7,029
Posted By Andy2
We went to London in 1993 and it was a great...

We went to London in 1993 and it was a great place. We went back last year and we couldn't believe how it had changed! Overcrowded and smelly in parts, and many of the shopping streets looked like...
Forum: Politics 27-12-2010, 20:58
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By Andy2
Oh yes, I'm bl**dy certain of it. The Labour...

Oh yes, I'm bl**dy certain of it. The Labour council round here are making a big issue about 'having to slash services and road repairs' etc, while they've just commissioned four bronze statues to a...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-12-2010, 19:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,932
Posted By Andy2
Should they? International diplomacy is a fine...

Should they? International diplomacy is a fine art. Sometimes deals or 'encouragements' have to be done backstairs, things have to be said, a few wheels oiled etc to help something along or to keep...
Forum: Politics 26-12-2010, 19:09
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Andy2
I can't see what's wrong with cutting the scheme....

I can't see what's wrong with cutting the scheme. Why do children need £13 million worth of books? Are there not zillions of books already in libraries? Why spend taxpayers' cash to give them...
Forum: Radio 25-12-2010, 11:02
Replies: 88
Views: 9,449
Posted By Andy2
We listened while opening our presents in...

We listened while opening our presents in bed.
Superb, it's amazing how a song like 'My Brother' or Morning Town Ride can bring the memories flooding back.
Very disappointed that Three Little Fishies...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-12-2010, 10:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By Andy2
I thought this was common knowledge...?

I thought this was common knowledge...?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-12-2010, 22:56
Replies: 117
Views: 19,404
Posted By Andy2
I thought this was beautifully made, but the...

I thought this was beautifully made, but the story had been changed too much from the original story.
IIRC, there was no wife in the original, and therefore no need to include the ring - it was just...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-12-2010, 17:21
Replies: 1,033
Views: 137,209
Posted By Andy2
Sorry, but I'm not sure what point you are trying...

Sorry, but I'm not sure what point you are trying to make.
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