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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 17:51
Replies: 29
Views: 759
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 Yesterday, 17:17
Replies: 29
Views: 759
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 Yesterday, 16:55
Replies: 29
Views: 759
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 Yesterday, 16:16
Replies: 265
Views: 9,746
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, 12:07
Replies: 37
Views: 558
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, 10:20
Replies: 107
Views: 4,499
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, 08:52
Replies: 16
Views: 486
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, 16:36
Replies: 66
Views: 2,023
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, 09:17
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
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, 13:26
Replies: 14
Views: 330
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, 11:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
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, 10:53
Replies: 111
Views: 5,733
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, 10:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,745
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, 12:50
Replies: 727
Views: 18,380
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, 07:59
Replies: 5,564
Views: 610,828
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, 07:41
Replies: 228
Views: 7,563
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...
Forum: Sport 24-02-2015, 12:23
Replies: 727
Views: 18,380
Posted By ozark1
Not really correct. The ball used in the first...

Not really correct. The ball used in the first few world cups was a red, handstiched Duke. Since the white ball has come along , the ICC uses a machine stiched Kookaburra which goes soft faster.
Forum: Sport 21-02-2015, 08:39
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By ozark1
The West Indies are not a country. It would be...

The West Indies are not a country. It would be fair to say that they haven't got the players from countries like Barbados or Jamaica, but they are a multinational side.

Hungary (Football), Pakistan...
Forum: Politics 19-02-2015, 18:36
Replies: 192
Views: 5,803
Posted By ozark1
So it has € 22.37 billion of debt maturing in...

So it has € 22.37 billion of debt maturing in 2015. It has to deal with this. The usual way would be to pay down some, and refinance the rest. Greece realistically can payoff around € 3.5 billion,...
Forum: Politics 19-02-2015, 14:42
Replies: 192
Views: 5,803
Posted By ozark1
Greece has around Euro 5.6 billion in foreign...

Greece has around Euro 5.6 billion in foreign currency reserves. This could be gone in 3 months with their current trade deficit (Euro 1.7-1.8 billion).

I suspect you are confusing the Euro 68...
Forum: Sport 19-02-2015, 10:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By ozark1
Even with all the income, the ECB managed a £1...

Even with all the income, the ECB managed a £1 million loss in 2012 and only a $9 million profit in 2013. Most counties report financial losses - with Leicestershire and Glamorgan in particularly...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2015, 19:04
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By ozark1
5 seconds on a browser -...

5 seconds on a browser - http://sandramoffat.co.uk/seascapes
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2015, 13:08
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By ozark1
After Clarence Saunders had finished with Piggly...

After Clarence Saunders had finished with Piggly Wiggly (first real supermarket, first to introduce trollies, first to implement Just In Time logistics), he went on to found Keedoozle. Guess what -...
Forum: Movies 18-02-2015, 09:37
Replies: 62
Views: 3,194
Posted By ozark1
Forbidden Planet was an adaptation of The...

Forbidden Planet was an adaptation of The Tempest. It's been redone a few times since 1956 in all sorts of settings

The specific "Forbidden Planet" setting was going to be redone in a Dreamworks/J....
Forum: General Discussion 17-02-2015, 12:51
Replies: 114
Views: 3,991
Posted By ozark1
There's a lot of doubt that this could be done on...

There's a lot of doubt that this could be done on this thread.

Consider that NASA have got the Curiosity Rover to Mars and managed to soft land. That would mean that 1 tonne robotic missions are...
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