Search:

Type: Posts; User: Troy

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    Your previous posts suggested you supported...

    Your previous posts suggested you supported Brexit. Are you vacillating in tune with Bo-Jo?
  2. Replies
    7,821
    Views
    168,447

    Sticky: It's on the BBC website as well now with possible...

    It's on the BBC website as well now with possible lockdown from Monday. It's about two weeks too late again.

    Germany is going into partial lockdown on Monday as well with bars closing and...
  3. Driving to Calais through France, a few years...

    Driving to Calais through France, a few years ago, the wife spotted bamboo growing at a service station. We have stopped at that service station ever since so she can collect some shoots.

    Foraging...
  4. Thread: Happy Halloween!

    by Troy
    Replies
    32
    Views
    290

    Halloween was originally a pagan festival;...

    Halloween was originally a pagan festival; another one hijacked by the Caths...
  5. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    If Hugh Cow thinks I am a pessimist, have a read...

    If Hugh Cow thinks I am a pessimist, have a read of this from Chris Grey....

    Beyond folly

    The last ten days were supposed to be my break from Brexit hence, as trailed two weeks ago, there was...
  6. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    I cannot see one bit of good in Brexit without at...

    I cannot see one bit of good in Brexit without at least a trade deal with the EU.

    Perhaps you would like to explain your optimism for such a scenario. Project your economic wizardry to show how...
  7. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    Indeed, although there is plenty of...

    Indeed, although there is plenty of competition...

    She was quoted in Reuters today, re the Boieng/Airbus feud that has been going on for many years:



    Want to read the Withdrawal Agreement...
  8. Replies
    19
    Views
    409

    Never had a problem with the idea that monkeys...

    Never had a problem with the idea that monkeys are raised and taught to pick coconuts. Better than not having monkeys at all...
  9. Replies
    7,821
    Views
    168,447

    Sticky: I see the UK is nudging up to 50,000 deaths...

    I see the UK is nudging up to 50,000 deaths *again*

    How's Bo-Jo going to redefine death from Covid this time?
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    314

    Is that for Ferrari drivers? :rolleyes:

    Is that for Ferrari drivers? :rolleyes:
  11. Have they got rid of the old polluting busses...

    Have they got rid of the old polluting busses yet? I thought they were going to be replaced with electric ones...
  12. Replies
    5,320
    Views
    145,019

    It just so happens that it is this month...

    It just so happens that it is this month...
  13. Replies
    5,320
    Views
    145,019

    Trump invites Farage to Arizona rally.... ...

    Trump invites Farage to Arizona rally....

    59380

    Scraping the barrel there! Keep him that side of the Atlantic please, he's fooked up the UK for years to come...
  14. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    So Ms Truss, you haven't really proved the...

    So Ms Truss, you haven't really proved the naysayers wrong have you, but simply managed to get a deal we already had.

    How very Brexit...




    [/I]It is the only Honda plant in the UK so they...
  15. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    Yes, normal vision can see clearly beyond myopic...

    Yes, normal vision can see clearly beyond myopic vision.



    Not quite. The EU want to keep the status quo on fishing rights in return for UK tariff free trade with the EU on fish.



    Every...
  16. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    Rumour has it that the talks will continue until...

    Rumour has it that the talks will continue until mid November.

    Can they drag it out any longer...?
  17. I'm pretty sure the examination was restricted to...

    I'm pretty sure the examination was restricted to those that had been in the terminal building. That makes your analogy a non sequitur.
  18. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    I doubt I am the only one that fails to see that...

    I doubt I am the only one that fails to see that analogy.

    The UK had good reasons to apply to join the EEC in 1961 and always in the full knowledge that they were political and economic. The UK...
  19. Actually, he's right. The font is smaller and I...

    Actually, he's right. The font is smaller and I skipped it on my mobile too. However, it is in the opening paragraph below and there's no excuse for not reading it.
  20. Replies
    28,501
    Views
    1,045,811

    Oh, okay, my apologies. It was just the general...

    Oh, okay, my apologies. It was just the general talk about the election with phrases like: "Can Trump still win?" ; "Trump has been totally irresponsible"; "Biden's big lead" etc. that gave me the...
  21. Replies
    28,501
    Views
    1,045,811

    Looking at the polls for the swing states, Ohio...

    Looking at the polls for the swing states, Ohio is still favouring Trump and Biden only has a small lead in Florida.

    Too many are making the same mistake as last time and think it'll be a walk in...
  22. I think dumping a baby is far worse than a quick...

    I think dumping a baby is far worse than a quick physical examination to try and identify the culprit. However, it could have been carried out with a little more decency. and they should have...
  23. you misinterpreted the inserts, which defined...

    you misinterpreted the inserts, which defined rare.

    BBC was 32 deaths from 13m.
  24. ^ Over 13m people have been vaccinated so far. ...

    ^ Over 13m people have been vaccinated so far.

    Not heard of what has caused each of the deaths yet, but the numbers show 0.0004% death rate, which is a lot better than your quoted 0.1%
  25. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    ^ It doesn't take an economist to work it out,...

    ^ It doesn't take an economist to work it out, just a bit of commonsense.

    Let's hope the end of October will see the end of the chest pumping and a deal is struck.
  26. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    The talks, which bo-jo the clown declared over,...

    The talks, which bo-jo the clown declared over, will continue until Wednesday. I guess Barnier will give a couple of mild sweeteners to make a deal look good for Boris.
  27. Replies
    7
    Views
    241

    ^ Yes, as far as I know they are still a legal...

    ^ Yes, as far as I know they are still a legal requirement for Zebra crossings in the UK.
  28. Replies
    332
    Views
    6,286

    That was as comfortable a win as you are going to...

    That was as comfortable a win as you are going to get from Hamilton.
  29. Replies
    5,320
    Views
    145,019

    UK as an independent: 500 deposit (will lose...

    UK as an independent: 500 deposit (will lose this if you fail to gain 5% of votes cast). Can't be serving military or police and must be solvent. You are also restricted to the amount you can spend....
  30. Thread: Dinner

    by Troy
    Replies
    24,806
    Views
    1,047,978

    As an Englishman, I find Americans revolting.

    As an Englishman, I find Americans revolting.
  31. Thread: Dinner

    by Troy
    Replies
    24,806
    Views
    1,047,978

    Personally, in all the years I've been abroad, no...

    Personally, in all the years I've been abroad, no breakfast has come close to a full English breakfast and no dinner has ever matched a Sunday roast....
  32. The flu vaccination is injected into muscle so...

    The flu vaccination is injected into muscle so any tensing can cause soreness. Good time to detach oneself and return when its all over.
  33. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    59206 How's the post Brexit lorry park coming...

    59206

    How's the post Brexit lorry park coming along? <snigger>

    I heard rumours it will be named after Farage...the man with a dream that turned into a nightmare....
  34. Replies
    5,320
    Views
    145,019

    Trump is still ahead in far too many states for...

    Trump is still ahead in far too many states for my liking.
  35. Replies
    955
    Views
    37,488

    59199 I bought a Kelly Kettle so I could have...

    59199

    I bought a Kelly Kettle so I could have a brew while the wife picked mushrooms...

    ...A bit of cotton wool, some birch bark, and dry wood, together with a sparker, and we had boiling water...
  36. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    How's the UK Galileo replacement going? ...

    How's the UK Galileo replacement going?

    <snigger>
  37. Replies
    29
    Views
    404

    ^ Too young and it's too moist, too old and it...

    ^ Too young and it's too moist, too old and it loses its flavour...or so I'm told. One year old is best of both worlds...
  38. They waited until he sobered up before arresting...

    They waited until he sobered up before arresting him. Hi-so kid needs to be made an example of but money rules.
    Red number plate ending 5555 has a ring of irony about it...
  39. For sure, those with weakened immune systems must...

    For sure, those with weakened immune systems must be careful about vaccinations. However, in the case of the label above, I think <0.1% is defining Rare rather than being the upper bound of the death...
  40. Replies
    29
    Views
    404

    ^ Agreed, I like jasmine rice to be sticky enough...

    ^ Agreed, I like jasmine rice to be sticky enough to put in a bowl and turn upside down onto plate. Has to be one year old rice according to Mrs Troy.
  41. Replies
    4,064
    Views
    292,456

    ^ A closed mind is not a detective's mind.

    ^ A closed mind is not a detective's mind.
  42. Replies
    7
    Views
    241

    Enjoyed that, thanks. I thought men would...

    Enjoyed that, thanks.

    I thought men would still be wearing hats, but apparently not. Post war civvy freedom...amongst other reasons.
  43. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    It appears the talks that were declared "over" by...

    It appears the talks that were declared "over" by Bo-Jo last week will resume tomorrow.

    Bo-jo really should look at the hand he's been dealt and play it wisely. It's a bit of a bugger when you've...
  44. Replies
    21,963
    Views
    569,363

    speedos provide embarrassing episodes diving,...

    speedos provide embarrassing episodes diving, offing swimwear.

    ...^ bah!
  45. Replies
    19,308
    Views
    507,355

    ^^ I agree SA, Tempest is a dead duck. I can't...

    ^^ I agree SA, Tempest is a dead duck. I can't see anything right about it and plenty of things wrong.
  46. Replies
    4,439
    Views
    188,472

    58906 Gets a vote of approval from me... ...

    58906

    Gets a vote of approval from me...

    ...one of the things I hate most in Thailand is paying good money for mediocre wine...
  47. Replies
    21,963
    Views
    569,363

    Siam is archaic misrepresentation

    Siam is archaic misrepresentation
  48. Replies
    21,963
    Views
    569,363

    Stupefied Thais, under Prayuth's epic failings,...

    Stupefied Thais, under Prayuth's epic failings, initiate expressive demonstrations.
  49. Replies
    34
    Views
    618

    They went years ago after stealing Noddy's car...

    They went years ago after stealing Noddy's car...
  50. Replies
    21,963
    Views
    569,363

    games about murder excite sadists

    games about murder excite sadists
Results 1 to 50 of 500
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4