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Forum: The Pig & Whistle Today, 20:24
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You should go down to their offices with one of...

You should go down to their offices with one of those Arnold Schwarzenegger type mini-guns and leave them in no doubt what you think of that. :jester:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Today, 17:21
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
You've never got a groan-o-meter when you need...

You've never got a groan-o-meter when you need one. :eek:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Today, 13:19
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
But I spent all that interest in an alehouse in...

But I spent all that interest in an alehouse in Athens celebrating the Battle of Marathon. :eek:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Today, 11:25
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
Don't remember that story, but the classic...

Don't remember that story, but the classic disturbing the timeline short story is 'A Sound of Thunder' written by Ray Bradbury in 1952 !!
A group of dinosaur hunters go back in time for a strictly...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Yesterday, 19:46
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
The more you think about time travel and...

The more you think about time travel and paradoxes the worse it gets. I always liked Star Trek's Captain Janeway's lin: "Every time I think about Temporal Mechanics I get a headache."

The...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Yesterday, 15:04
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
Jeez I hope not, Steve will nail me to the wall....

Jeez I hope not, Steve will nail me to the wall. :eek:

It'll be MORLOCK time . :shock:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Yesterday, 12:02
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
I have an electric boiler now. I put it in...

I have an electric boiler now. I put it in myself and converted the system from part gravity to fully pumped. Alas these meddlings have removed its time travelling ability, now it just heats water...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle Yesterday, 09:55
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
The one that impressed me Denis Howell. I...

The one that impressed me Denis Howell. I arrived back in the UK in August 1976 to find the country in a serious drought. They made Denis Minister of Drought and a lot of national newspapers took...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 23:19
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
Now Varley, you do not have to go faster than...

Now Varley, you do not have to go faster than light in order to travel through time. (Have you seen the cost of effing petrol lately :eek:)

It's much easier with a converted gas boiler constructed...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 23:12
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
It's all I had at the time … you know how it is...

It's all I had at the time … you know how it is at sea … if you're stuck for a spare … bung something in and hope it works … :sweat:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 22:25
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
This is what happens when you mess with time...

This is what happens when you mess with time paradoxes. Jeez you'll be blaming me for Richard III losing at Bosworth next … I just happened to land on that site purely by accident, as it happens, on...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 20:40
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
There will be a time when my gas boiler time...

There will be a time when my gas boiler time machine will be in a museum (either centuries in the future or last week) and people will gawp at it and say, 'So that's the pratt that shot King Harold...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 18:26
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
I spotted a few mistakes in punctuation but I...

I spotted a few mistakes in punctuation but I can't edit because when I try I keep getting logged out.

Do you think I've disturbed the space-time continuum with my old gas boiler ? :eek:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 18:02
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
Two paradoxes for the price of one Tmac and Geoff...

Two paradoxes for the price of one Tmac and Geoff !!! :sweat:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 14:21
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
I'll pay for it. I'll give you the money last...

I'll pay for it. I'll give you the money last week. (A time travel joke … there ought to be more of those … :sweat:)
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 13:51
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
I don't suppose you've got a flux capacitor handy...

I don't suppose you've got a flux capacitor handy ? :sweat:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th July 2018, 11:19
Replies: 40
Views: 362
Posted By BobClay
Musings and Thoughts

I was walking around Tamar Lake this morning and noting how low it has become in the last couple of months. The Canadian Geese have all gone, I don't think they like the extended banks which are as...
Forum: Stormy Weather 16th July 2018, 11:01
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By BobClay
Brexit !!! .. what's that ??? :big_tongue:

Brexit !!! .. what's that ??? :big_tongue:
Forum: Say Hello 14th July 2018, 09:30
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By BobClay
Only if Raquel Welch is involved. (It does get a...

Only if Raquel Welch is involved. (It does get a bit impractical in bed. :eek:)
Forum: Say Hello 13th July 2018, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By BobClay
I think she played a character called 'Lust' in...

I think she played a character called 'Lust' in that !!! :eek:
Forum: Say Hello 13th July 2018, 11:06
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By BobClay
And then there things like Klystrons and...

And then there things like Klystrons and Thyratrons !! Back in the days of knife switches and arcs of electricity flying about .. maybe a sown together Boris Karloff type monster lying somewhere...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th July 2018, 22:52
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By BobClay
Amen to that. Wonderful outcome for which this...

Amen to that. Wonderful outcome for which this man gave his life. I feel sure he will be honoured for his sacrifice.
Forum: Say Hello 10th July 2018, 22:18
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By BobClay
I've always loved that valve ... the...

I've always loved that valve ... the 'beam-tetrode.' I mean, that's a much more impressive name than the 'bipolar transistor,' ... it's a bit more 'Flash Gordon.' :sweat:

I'm not knocking...
Forum: Aviation 10th July 2018, 18:01
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By BobClay
A reasonable argument Geoff ... but what you lose...

A reasonable argument Geoff ... but what you lose is the outlet for imaginative innovators and the spin off that generates.

You could say that about the space race, ... of what possible value is...
Forum: Aviation 10th July 2018, 14:44
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By BobClay
I'm inclined to agree with Tom given the aircraft...

I'm inclined to agree with Tom given the aircraft industry of this country up until the late 50's early 60's was innovative and thriving, before it was sold down the line.

Hence we have...
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