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Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-12-2014, 12:28
Replies: 3,209
Views: 184,501
Posted By ozark1
Yes, by quite a margin in the UK - 815,000 versus...

Yes, by quite a margin in the UK - 815,000 versus 620,000.
Forum: Sport 19-12-2014, 18:19
Replies: 8,288
Views: 206,352
Posted By ozark1
1, 17, 1, 62, 5, 0, 4 = 90 runs in his last 7...

1, 17, 1, 62, 5, 0, 4 = 90 runs in his last 7 ODIs (av= 12.8), not British. Obvious choice as captain really.
Forum: Movies 18-12-2014, 09:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By ozark1
Nope. JRR Tolkien sold the rights to the Hobbit...

Nope. JRR Tolkien sold the rights to the Hobbit and LOTR. Christopher Tolkien holds all the rest of the copyrights including the Silmarillion.

(1) You can't write about the rise of Sauron and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2014, 14:58
Replies: 117
Views: 3,004
Posted By ozark1
A slight error here. 0 AD would not be possible...

A slight error here. 0 AD would not be possible under any circumstances - it doesn't exist. The year after 1 BCE was 1 CE (1 BC to 1 AD in old money)
Forum: General Discussion 15-12-2014, 10:09
Replies: 1,401
Views: 56,590
Posted By ozark1
The answer is yes. 74,000 Germans and Italians...

The answer is yes. 74,000 Germans and Italians were interred under Defence Regulation 18B. Most were released quickly, but the last 11 were after Hitler died.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 19:40
Replies: 61
Views: 2,015
Posted By ozark1
:confused: Saturn is usually about the...

:confused: Saturn is usually about the brightness of Vega (varies between the brightness of Alpha Centauri (combined) at its brightest and Deneb at its dimmest.

Mars, Jupiter and Venus can be way...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 19:26
Replies: 61
Views: 2,015
Posted By ozark1
Not forgetting Mercury! And 4 Vesta sometimes.

Not forgetting Mercury! And 4 Vesta sometimes.
Forum: Politics 09-12-2014, 18:20
Replies: 116
Views: 1,663
Posted By ozark1
Default? Great idea. Replace a AAA credit rating...

Default? Great idea. Replace a AAA credit rating with SD.

(1) There is only 1 country in the world at SD. Argentina. Current base rate is 21%.
(2) The UK pays £52 billion in interest (2014...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 13:08
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By ozark1
Only accurate if you live in Scotland and support...

Only accurate if you live in Scotland and support independence. For the rest of us there are 50 police forces in the UK. Even in Scotland (which merged its 8 area police forces in 2013), there are...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-12-2014, 08:39
Replies: 2,071
Views: 192,323
Posted By ozark1
1973-1979 - they merged "The Strand" and...

1973-1979 - they merged "The Strand" and "Trafalgar Square" to become "Charing Cross", whilst "Charing Cross" became "Embankment". It took time as the stations needed to be rebuilt.

The Jubilee...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-12-2014, 07:46
Replies: 2,071
Views: 192,323
Posted By ozark1
What was that first album called...? Oh yes,...

What was that first album called...? Oh yes, (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd). And they were named after a teacher called Leonard Skinner.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 07:31
Replies: 171
Views: 4,782
Posted By ozark1
For every Bradford there's a Basildon, for every...

For every Bradford there's a Basildon, for every Grimsby there's a Gillingham and parts of London have no equal. On balance, live north of Watford (as in Gap, in Northants).
Forum: Gaming 01-12-2014, 09:46
Replies: 282
Views: 16,971
Posted By ozark1
I was bothered by the same problem. There is a...

I was bothered by the same problem. There is a ton of Obsidian (23 pieces) on a small boat behind the Ferelden Frostback Dragon.
Forum: General Discussion 25-11-2014, 12:13
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By ozark1
Chevrolet in Europe is the old Daewoo brand (now...

Chevrolet in Europe is the old Daewoo brand (now known as GM-South Korea). GM have decided to stop importing vehicles from South Korea to Europe and support the locally produced Vauxhall and Opel...
Forum: General Discussion 25-11-2014, 08:21
Replies: 79
Views: 1,966
Posted By ozark1
I know it is slightly baffling but up until 1910,...

I know it is slightly baffling but up until 1910, "1+1=2" was a postulate and not even proven. The proof that 1+1=2 was published in Principia Mathematica by Whitehead and Russell and effectively...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-11-2014, 16:28
Replies: 110
Views: 4,684
Posted By ozark1
You are comparing apples and oranges here. ...

You are comparing apples and oranges here.

There is a valid complaint that Sky does not produce much original quality television compared to the US equivalent (cable).

However CBS never gets...
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2014, 18:47
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By ozark1
Lots of confusion here. There used to be lots of...

Lots of confusion here. There used to be lots of belts on car engines but nowadays we are talking about the Serpentine Belt or Front End Accessory Drive. This drives all the pumps, fans and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 08:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,269
Posted By ozark1
Exactly. Mad Toudals has an alternative theory...

Exactly. Mad Toudals has an alternative theory called Walking Technicolor. Now he needs to discover (1) new particles called Techni-quarks and (2) a new fundamental force called Technicolor. He...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-11-2014, 18:25
Replies: 690
Views: 43,189
Posted By ozark1
British Standard Time was an experiment from...

British Standard Time was an experiment from 1968-1971 and was equivalent to CET (GMT+1). It applied year round (hence Summer being dropped)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-11-2014, 12:02
Replies: 2,071
Views: 192,323
Posted By ozark1
Wings were a five piece when Mull of Kintyre was...

Wings were a five piece when Mull of Kintyre was recorded, but it was recorded as a trio without McCulloch and English. Wings were down to a trio by the time Kintyre was released - Juber and Holley...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-10-2014, 06:57
Replies: 3,209
Views: 184,501
Posted By ozark1
Indeed she did - more than one, but not in 1979. ...

Indeed she did - more than one, but not in 1979. Rather, Iris Williams' Songbook is a series from as recently as 1999 and two specials in 2002. She's even got an OBE. And yes, much of her career...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-10-2014, 14:52
Replies: 155
Views: 14,416
Posted By ozark1
Surely Graf von Spee refers to Admiral...

Surely Graf von Spee refers to Admiral Maximillian von Spee, whereas Admiral Graf Spee (aka Graf Spee) was the ship. To go with the example of Wellington - he was the Duke of Wellington not Duke...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 19:13
Replies: 92
Views: 5,854
Posted By ozark1
Presume you mean Philip Hinchcliffe.... I'm...

Presume you mean Philip Hinchcliffe.... I'm struggling to remember any bad stories from Ark In Space through Talons of Weng-Chiang. Maybe "the Android Invasion"?

Moffatt's best has been very good...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 18:30
Replies: 541
Views: 45,477
Posted By ozark1
So the fairies create a lot of trees - even the...

So the fairies create a lot of trees - even the oceans turned green (that would be a lot of dead fish) without anyone noticing (even late night clubbers), then pressed the biggest reset button you...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-10-2014, 14:45
Replies: 40
Views: 2,477
Posted By ozark1
Except for the Moon - Luna 9 First Soft Landing,...

Except for the Moon - Luna 9 First Soft Landing, Luna 10 First in Orbit, Luna 16,20 and 24 returned rock samples to Earth

Oh and Venus. Venera 7 first landing on another planet, Veneras 8, 10, 11,...
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