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by RAF4EVER
Fri 22 Oct 2021, 1:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

From The Netherlands: More than 5,000 new coronavirus cases, highest figure since July. A total of 5,223 new cases of coronavirus were reported to public health institute RIVM in the 24 hours to Friday morning, the highest number since late July. Thursday’s figure is up 621 on Wednesday’s total, whi...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 19 Oct 2021, 4:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

From The Netherlands: Coronavirus infection rate rises 44% in a week, hospital admissions up too The number of positive coronavirus tests continues to rise, with the total hitting 25,751 in the past seven days, the public health institute RIVM said in its latest weekly update on Tuesday. The rise, u...
by RAF4EVER
Thu 07 Oct 2021, 4:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 29
Views: 1905

Re: Windows 11

jingernut wrote:
Thu 07 Oct 2021, 11:25 am
IATthenRIAT wrote:
Wed 06 Oct 2021, 11:26 pm
I have win10 but kept it at the basic updates and have fresher updates from 2019 onwards stopped.

... but why?
because he wants to
by RAF4EVER
Sun 03 Oct 2021, 8:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: No Time To Die - with SPOILERS
Replies: 28
Views: 1183

Re: No Time To Die - with SPOILERS

What exactly did the ending achieve in terms of great story telling. And once the outcome was decided, the execution was dreadful (IMHO). Even within the DC era "To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield" SF summed up the best for me in terms of what Bond stood for and the fact that he reflecte...
by RAF4EVER
Sun 03 Oct 2021, 6:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: No Time To Die - with SPOILERS
Replies: 28
Views: 1183

Re: No Time To Die - with SPOILERS

It's only a movie,fantasy, fiction, not true,not real. :smiling_imp: :smiling_imp:
by RAF4EVER
Fri 01 Oct 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?
Replies: 4749
Views: 366344

Re: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?

Tommy wrote:
Fri 01 Oct 2021, 8:43 am
:grinning: :grinning:
by RAF4EVER
Wed 29 Sep 2021, 12:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

From The Netherlands: Coronavirus cases decline by 12%, more infections in over-60s Coronavirus cases declined by nearly 12% in the third week of September, while the number of people admitted to hospital was down by 30%, according to the latest weekly bulletin by the RIVM. A total of 11,760 positiv...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 8:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?
Replies: 4749
Views: 366344

Re: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?

Non-EU visitors will need daily tests under Dutch corona pass rules Visitors from outside the EU face having to take daily coronavirus tests even if they have been fully vaccinated when the corona pass system goes live on September 25. The Dutch CoronaCheck app only recognises vaccines that are comp...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 8:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aeralis Red Arrows?
Replies: 47
Views: 5269

Re: Aeralis Red Arrows?

Was not inspired by the Sparrows,just wanted to work on aircraft
by RAF4EVER
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 7:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aeralis Red Arrows?
Replies: 47
Views: 5269

Re: Aeralis Red Arrows?

Back when I was a lad aged 17 1/2, 1971 I wanted to work on Aircraft,so I applied to join the RAF,was accepted in November 1971, I spent a very enjoyable 12 years working for HM, 4 1/2 years in Hong Kong,came out of RAF in 1984, and had a good career in Aviation, ended up working for KLM, and retire...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Angry Thread...
Replies: 2548
Views: 371162

Re: The Angry Thread...

by RAF4EVER
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 11:32 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Schiphol Panorama Terrace
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Re: Schiphol Panorama Terrace

farnboroughrob wrote:
Fri 24 Sep 2021, 8:58 am
Good news for when we can travel freely again. Always used to be a good value restuarant next to the terrace entrance too.
You mean Touchdown, that and Dakota Bar both closed,Touchdown now an airside lounge,and Dakota was being refurbished,but do not now the state of play now,will look tomorrow
by RAF4EVER
Thu 23 Sep 2021, 7:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Schiphol Panorama Terrace
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Schiphol Panorama Terrace

The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here. Schiphol’s Panorama Terrace is alsmost open again! Do you want to do some plane spotting, climb into an old KLM Fokker 100 or simply enjoy the amazing view? From Saturday 25th September you’re very welcome to join us at one of the airport’s be...
by RAF4EVER
Sat 18 Sep 2021, 9:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are UKARians watching on TV?
Replies: 1244
Views: 266218

Re: What are UKARians watching on TV?

Combat, I'm wondering if this is a series that aired on Saturday's when Sky TV was in it's infancy in the UK (Mid - late 1980's). I recall one episode when there was a traitor in the team's midst & he gave himself away when he wanted to turn a light on to take photo's with an infra red camera. Mayb...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 11:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?
Replies: 4749
Views: 366344

Re: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?

the answer is: the square root of infinity divided by itself, times the cube root of the worlds population of lemmings
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 10:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are UKARians watching on TV?
Replies: 1244
Views: 266218

Re: What are UKARians watching on TV?

watched it in Hong Kong,Philippines,UK and The Netherlands,and agree it is better without the canned laughter
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 10:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?
Replies: 4749
Views: 366344

Re: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?

As a retired aircraft mechanic 67, now living in The Netherlands,I could work with Imperial and Metric systems, and to be honest I preferred Metric,the only thing I could not get into my head was Newton/Metres for torque loading,fortunately the manuals had the Imperial measurements as well
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 8:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are UKARians watching on TV?
Replies: 1244
Views: 266218

Re: What are UKARians watching on TV?

Spiny Norman wrote:
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 7:35 pm
I see that all 180 episodes of Seinfeld are coming to Netflix. The best sitcom ever made, in my view. Very much looking forward to this.
Preferred MASH myself, could not get into Seinfeld
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 7:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?
Replies: 4749
Views: 366344

Re: Is anybody happy with the Brexit white paper?

26 1/2 yards
by RAF4EVER
Fri 17 Sep 2021, 9:43 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aeralis Red Arrows?
Replies: 47
Views: 5269

Re: Aeralis Red Arrows?

by RAF4EVER
Tue 14 Sep 2021, 4:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

From The Netherlands: Coronavirus cases down by 11%, hospital and IC admissions falling Recorded coronavirus infections declined by 11% in the second week of September, with hospital admissions at their lowest level for eight weeks, according to the RIVM’s latest figures. The overall infection rate ...
by RAF4EVER
Mon 13 Sep 2021, 9:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

I had a run in with a total maskzi at Costco today (first one since all this started). Total jobsworth. Definite Traffic Warden material. I walked off & left him standing there shouting at the back of my head as I continued shopping. He collared me later at the checkout as I was about to head for t...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 07 Sep 2021, 11:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

From The Netherlands: Fewer coronavirus patients taken to hospital last week, positive tests up 2% Corona September 7, 2021 The number of patients admitted to hospital with coronavirus declined by 9.3% in the first week of September, according to the latest weekly report by the RIVM. The number of p...
by RAF4EVER
Sun 05 Sep 2021, 8:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Stearman wingwalker problems. Bournemouth airshow
Replies: 22
Views: 4832

Re: Stearman wingwalker problems. Bournemouth airshow

:laughing: Can't say that I ever see humour in a crash or incident of any nature but each to their own... That's exactly the point being made. For us old uns, the black humour (especially in the services etc) was very much the default way of emotionally dealing with such events. Make a joke out of s...
by RAF4EVER
Thu 02 Sep 2021, 8:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 7391
Views: 387915

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

Only have to wear masks on public transport and at airports.1 1/2 metre distance/,not sure about schools and colleges.
Rutte[PM] will give a press conference on 17 Sept. with regards to rule changes from 20 Sept.