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Forum: Cellar Meta 09-23-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 921,831
Posted By Carruthers
Approaching the million mark.

Who will make the millionth post?

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Forum: Image of the Day 09-23-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 695
Posted By Carruthers
It's a term I've always associated with the...

It's a term I've always associated with the tailoring trade, a 'bespoke suit' being made to measure as against 'off the peg'.
It seems to have an honourable enough past:



LINK...
Forum: Image of the Day 09-23-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 695
Posted By Carruthers
Probably not much call for one of the these on...

Probably not much call for one of the these on your bizjet, but at least it would be in good company with all the other bespooky stuff.

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Forum: Nothingland 09-22-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 9,161,198
Posted By Carruthers
Drain

Drain
Forum: The Internet 09-22-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 445,394
Posted By Carruthers
And 1 Wales = 4.04 Delawares. (8005 sq...

And 1 Wales = 4.04 Delawares.

(8005 sq mi/1981 sq mi)
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-22-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 78,503
Posted By Carruthers
As far as I can judge from the picture in Post...

As far as I can judge from the picture in Post #441, it would seem to qualify as a bridge culvert.

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Link...
Forum: The Internet 09-22-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 445,394
Posted By Carruthers
Wales, London buses and Wembley Stadium are all...

Wales, London buses and Wembley Stadium are all commonly used by UK media to illustrate size, area, distance etc.
Add in the Isle of Wight and Olympic size swimming pools and you don't really need...
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-21-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 78,503
Posted By Carruthers
Let's just call it a culvert. Next. ;)

Let's just call it a culvert.

Next. ;)
Forum: Philosophy 09-19-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Carruthers
An outlook on life which has an honourable...

An outlook on life which has an honourable pedigree.

Arthur Balfour (Prime Minister 1902-1905) said "Nothing matters very much and few things matter at all".

I'd have voted for him. :)
Forum: Nothingland 09-18-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
Jeep

Jeep
Forum: Nothingland 09-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
Lord Mount-Evans devised the rules of wrestling. ...

Lord Mount-Evans devised the rules of wrestling.

I'm on my iPad at the moment which doesn't lend itself to posting links.

On reflection my post wasn't quite fair as it's UK specific, so please...
Forum: Nothingland 09-17-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
Lord Mount-Evans

Lord Mount-Evans
Forum: Philosophy 09-17-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Carruthers
I have a somewhat puzzling relationship with...

I have a somewhat puzzling relationship with ageing.

I hope that I'm a bit more worldly wise than I was say, two or three decades ago, but I never look back and compare distinct ages with the...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 09-16-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 203,377
Posted By Carruthers
Meals on wheels. Look, somebody had to say...

Meals on wheels.

Look, somebody had to say it. :)
Forum: Home Base 09-16-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 544
Posted By Carruthers
You'll fit in well here, Clay! :thumb:

You'll fit in well here, Clay! :thumb:
Forum: Nothingland 09-15-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
French

French
Forum: Image of the Day 09-15-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By Carruthers
From the second link... I haven't set...

From the second link...



I haven't set foot in London in years.
The whole place is noisy, smelly, often threatening and, in this instance, bizarre.
Actually, delete word 'bizarre', insert...
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-15-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 78,503
Posted By Carruthers
HyufxcEQPGc Link...

HyufxcEQPGc



Link (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-norfolk-45515656/van-launched-into-the-air-during-attleborough-crash)

Not an unusual occurrence. A couple of years ago I saw a car...
Forum: Health 09-14-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By Carruthers
Why are hearing aids such a global racket? ...

Why are hearing aids such a global racket?

Some while ago Dad responded to an ad which promised him miraculous hearing improvement.

I told him that there was great risk of being taken to the...
Forum: Nothingland 09-14-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 304,887
Posted By Carruthers
Thank you! I shall investigate further and...

Thank you! I shall investigate further and forthwith!

After somebody reversed into my car and put a large crease in the backdoor, I was plagued for months by claims handling firms.

One firm...
Forum: Nothingland 09-13-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 304,887
Posted By Carruthers
Slight UK variation on the theme... These...

Slight UK variation on the theme...

These scam calls send a false number but do not usually clone a legitimate number.
A quick internet search usually reveals more information.

However,...
Forum: Nothingland 09-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
Me!

Me!
Forum: Nothingland 09-13-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
I got plenty

I got plenty
Forum: Nothingland 09-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 200,445
Posted By Carruthers
Iambic pentameter

Iambic pentameter
Forum: Home Base 09-12-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 544
Posted By Carruthers
Ejector seats. Please forgive my flippancy,...

Ejector seats.

Please forgive my flippancy, but I've just come back from the usual Wednesday morning supermarket run and there were a couple of occasions* which caused me to consider them as an...
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