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Forum: Politics Today, 12:12
Replies: 7,947
Views: 162,431
Posted By ozark1
That would be 1946-7. The King David Hotel...

That would be 1946-7. The King David Hotel bombing and the Sergeants Affair. After this, the UK passed the problem onto the UN. The UN mediator was assassinated in 1948 (Bernadotte).

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Forum: Politics Today, 11:49
Replies: 59
Views: 643
Posted By ozark1
Any? I presume that the new Scottish government...

Any?

I presume that the new Scottish government will take all the liabilities for Scottish pensioners for example.

The problem would be setting up Day 1 without any access to capital markets. ...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 18:09
Replies: 194
Views: 12,268
Posted By ozark1
Anne Reid, also from Dinnerladies of course. 139...

Anne Reid, also from Dinnerladies of course. 139 episodes of Corrie starting in 1961 ending 1971. Interesting to note that she didn't get a single leading role until "The Mother" in 2003 and had the...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:41
Replies: 193
Views: 4,660
Posted By ozark1
Slovakia.... not Slovenia

Slovakia.... not Slovenia
Forum: Politics 22-08-2014, 12:17
Replies: 100
Views: 2,094
Posted By ozark1
38.5 million (pretax) on 592 million turnover...

38.5 million (pretax) on 592 million turnover for 2012.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2014, 09:27
Replies: 48
Views: 2,360
Posted By ozark1
Or apart from Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg,...

Or apart from Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Australia and Iceland. Scrap the Sweden and Finland which are lower than the UK in this...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2014, 09:44
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By ozark1
Gaia was launched by Arianespace from French...

Gaia was launched by Arianespace from French Guyana. It is an ESA mission. Yes, Arianespace buys Soyuz for medium weight launches - because they are cheaper than the more capable Ariane 5s. If...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2014, 08:02
Replies: 62
Views: 2,279
Posted By ozark1
So what about Grand Cayman and Grand Bahama,...

So what about Grand Cayman and Grand Bahama, Great Isaac Cay and Great Guano Cay?

Besides, caveat emptor - Greenland isn't green, there isn't a Pharoah in the the Faeroes and the Democratic People's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-08-2014, 13:47
Replies: 48
Views: 2,360
Posted By ozark1
High altitude airstrips at 3000 m. Most...

High altitude airstrips at 3000 m. Most commercial helicopters would struggle to even take off with a reasonable load.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-08-2014, 13:33
Replies: 181
Views: 20,419
Posted By ozark1
Ironically the 147 is known as a "Maximum". ...

Ironically the 147 is known as a "Maximum". Anything more is a "16 Red Clearance". The 155 has been done in practice, with 151 the highest made in professional competition.
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-08-2014, 07:33
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By ozark1
You can get WP 8.1 Update Pack 1 via Preview for...

You can get WP 8.1 Update Pack 1 via Preview for Developers. It's easy. You get all of the new 8.1 features without having to wait for your carrier to approve.
Forum: General Discussion 15-08-2014, 15:06
Replies: 71
Views: 3,113
Posted By ozark1
Muhammad (15th) or Mohammed (23rd) or Mohammad...

Muhammad (15th) or Mohammed (23rd) or Mohammad (57th) - would be higher if there was a standard spelling.

I like the 4 Daenerys, 187 Arya and 5 Sensa names. Wonder how the 37 Lokis are going to get...
Forum: Doctor Who 13-08-2014, 10:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By ozark1
In Classic - the Mara (a creature of the...

In Classic - the Mara (a creature of the subconcious) would qualify as supernatural. As would the Daemons. There again, what is the "Sonic Screwdriver" other than a magic wand?
Forum: General Discussion 13-08-2014, 08:47
Replies: 137
Views: 4,051
Posted By ozark1
I'm surprised - All this no Heaven, no Hell...

I'm surprised - All this no Heaven, no Hell stuff.

Hell, Michigan MI48169
Purgatory, Maine, ME04350
Nirvana, Michigan, MI49623

The only place missing is Heaven - the nearest I can find is Heavenly...
Forum: Politics 13-08-2014, 08:26
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By ozark1
And the current issues around the Scarborough...

And the current issues around the Scarborough Shoal/Spratlys (with Vietnam/Phillipines), the Senkaku Islands (with Japan), South Tibet (with India) , the takeover of Tibet proper, the whole 2nd...
Forum: Doctor Who 12-08-2014, 09:46
Replies: 58
Views: 2,520
Posted By ozark1
Quite good with a skeleton bob (Olympic Champion...

Quite good with a skeleton bob (Olympic Champion 2010), but never actually been in Dr Who
Forum: Politics 11-08-2014, 12:16
Replies: 42
Views: 1,283
Posted By ozark1
The reality is probably that they are operating...

The reality is probably that they are operating in Scotland and do make up 9% of Scottish GDP. When independence comes, they need to guarantee the safety of their monies (to operate in rUK). Either...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-08-2014, 11:51
Replies: 228
Views: 14,139
Posted By ozark1
I really hope he didn't say this. The Beetle...

I really hope he didn't say this. The Beetle used a flat-4 995cc
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2014, 09:27
Replies: 36
Views: 902
Posted By ozark1
So, the best wines come from Colombia, Thailand...

So, the best wines come from Colombia, Thailand etc? They can grow dessert grapes as big as footballs there but the wines rarely work. Even in France, Italy and Spain, the wines come from steep...
Forum: Politics 07-08-2014, 13:40
Replies: 66
Views: 2,050
Posted By ozark1
65% of the country has permafrost and a lot more...

65% of the country has permafrost and a lot more has a short growing season. Food prices in Moscow are some of the highest in the world.
Forum: Politics 07-08-2014, 12:38
Replies: 66
Views: 2,050
Posted By ozark1
We used to have a Cold War. Airlines flew from...

We used to have a Cold War. Airlines flew from Europe to China without entering Russian airspace up to 1990. It would be worth noting that the extra cost to Western airlines is estimated at...
Forum: Politics 07-08-2014, 12:31
Replies: 66
Views: 2,050
Posted By ozark1
Air space - one problem is that airlines actually...

Air space - one problem is that airlines actually pay Aeroflot for the rights to fly across Russia. It's about $300 million a year.

Gas supply - talk is cheap here. Gas prices have actually...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 08:27
Replies: 106
Views: 2,157
Posted By ozark1
English Queens with absolute power - Matilda,...

English Queens with absolute power - Matilda, Mary, Elizabeth
Subsequent British Queens - Anne, Victoria

All periods not particularly notable for peace.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-08-2014, 14:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By ozark1
There are six Azeri districts north of the...

There are six Azeri districts north of the Caucasus Mountains. This means that geographers consider Azerbaijan to be partly in Europe. It's transcontinental (like Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan)

That...
Forum: Politics 04-08-2014, 13:05
Replies: 48
Views: 1,431
Posted By ozark1
You might be missing a few genocidal regimes in...

You might be missing a few genocidal regimes in that list.

The Mongol Invasion of China caused a population fall of between 45 and 60 million in 20 years. The same Mongol horde was responsible...
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