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by Pilot
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Brexit
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Brexit

I voted to leave the EU but I think our politician are going make me regret my decision, they are fumbling along letting the EU dictate to us, they want a divorce settlement agreed before any future trade agreements. Some figures that have been suggested are up to 100 billion Euros, once we agree th...
by Pilot
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

so that's two mad men with nuclear weapons, dangerous.
by Pilot
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: England
Replies: 39
Views: 734

Re: England

Its quite a funny read mostly true from an American viewpoint with some glaring mistakes.
by Pilot
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: (USS) Fitzgerald 0 v cargo ship 1
Replies: 13
Views: 229

Re: (USS) Fitzgerald 0 v cargo ship 1

Luckily I was never involved in a collision at sea or on the river, its got to be either human error or a mechanical failure, I'm not sure what the visibility was at the time but both ships would be fitted with good radar equipment (they used to train us about how to avoid "Radar assisted collisions...
by Pilot
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

Whip the Chinese are part funding nuclear power stations in England they are not our enemy its all part of the game, we tag onto them, they tag onto us. If you look close at nearly every electrical item in your house you will see made in China on components like it or not they are a trading partner ...
by Pilot
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4709098/Royal-Navy-scrambled-escort-flotilla-Chinese-ships.html This is the sort of rubbish papers publish to feed the public a load of garbage, NATO would have been tracking these ship since they left their home port. Its good for NATO ships to follow to reco...
by Pilot
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

I'm not sure where you read that a destroyer was scrambled, it sounds like a report from the Daily Mail.
by Pilot
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

They would have been monitoring the warships for a good while, they would probably send a destroyer out simply to record the radar and acoustic hand print of these particular ships for future information, the English channel is an open waterway for all ships to come and go as they please in peacetime.
by Pilot
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

:D :D :D
by Pilot
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

Its stored in tanks buried under the hillside.
by Pilot
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

Are they still using Garelock fuel dump, we used to load oil there and take it to the Isle of Grain to be revitalised and a month later reload it for Garelock again but that was late 1960s early 1970s.
by Pilot
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

They must teach a very selective history in the USA.
by Pilot
Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

your making very little sense DaddyO, how can we bite off more than we can chew when we quake in our boots and back down to everyone ?
by Pilot
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 173
Views: 2773

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

DaddyO you're always criticizing the UK for taking on Hitler to honour a treaty we had signed how does this stand with your statement " why is it Brits quake in their boots and back down to everyone" ?
by Pilot
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Bradley gone.
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Bradley gone.

RIP, he brought out the best in the football community
by Pilot
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Motoring in Oz
Replies: 51
Views: 723

Re: Motoring in Oz

I was driving in a 70 mph zone some years ago but there was road works ahead and temporary sighs were in place very close together taking the limit down to 50 mph then 30 mph in a very short distance, I braked but not fast enough, they had a temporary camera right on the 30 mph sign and I was still ...
by Pilot
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Wish list!
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Wish list!

As I get older I'm determined not to resort to turning to a God, I think where i'm going will be very very hot with luck the local crematorium :D
by Pilot
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Wish list!
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Wish list!

:D :D :D And so say all of us.
by Pilot
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Towering Inferno
Replies: 75
Views: 1262

Re: Towering Inferno

OK I put my hands up it was me to blame

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