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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:10 pm

Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby majomull » Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:17 pm

Where are the dunneykin divers when you need them. Fatberg would be a good name for a rock band.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:29 pm

Hong Kong flight returns to Heathrow with 'minor fault'

A British Airways plane bound for Hong Kong has had to return to Heathrow after developing a "minor technical fault".

The BA0025 747 flight, which took off at 18:20 BST with 298 passengers on board, landed safely at about 21:15 after being redirected.

One passenger said people on the flight were "happy to be back on land".

The aircraft has been examined by engineers and the flight rescheduled for Tuesday.
'Dropping fuel'

Passenger Ashley Steel told the BBC: "They spotted very quickly that the plane had a technical issue.

"We flew over the sea for 90 minutes dropping fuel prior to returning.

"Really the whole thing felt like a detour - it was really well handled by the staff. Most people on the plane are happy to be back on land."

A spokesman for air traffic company NATS said the flight crew relayed that the plane had a problem retracting its undercarriage.

He said time was spent in the air to make sure the aircraft was a safe weight for landing. He added such redirections are "not uncommon".

A BA spokesman said passengers had been offered hotel accommodation.

He apologised for the inconvenience and said the cause of the fault had not been established.





How environmentally friendly. :o
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Conforumist » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:42 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Not looking at that link, but I heard it on the news this morning.

Tragic. The pet store owner must be devastated.


He was not licensed to carry such a pet. The whole is very suspicious. Pythons simply don't do things like that. They are investigating.

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Sister Jennifer » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:45 pm

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:58 am

Wow. Incredible.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby pip » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:15 am

Very cool
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:38 am

Cor! :D
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raisindot » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:04 pm

It's MUCH better when you turn down the sound and start it at the same time with Dark Side of the Moon. Having a spiff handy helps as well. Or so I've been told. :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:56 pm

Not a headline as such, but something posted on the BBC POV boards, in a thread about a programme on religion.

That is the malignancy that comes with the inclusion of religion in schools. My 7 year old came home from school at Easter and told me I wasn't her real father because God was. Outrageous, even funny, but I'm still going to shop him to the CSA.



At least dad has a sense of humour. I'd have gone nuclear on the school.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:13 pm

raisindot wrote:It's MUCH better when you turn down the sound and start it at the same time with Dark Side of the Moon. Having a spiff handy helps as well. Or so I've been told. :lol:

I think a little porky is being told there Rasin. ;) :lol:

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Penfold » Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:58 pm

Wow! :D
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raptornx01 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:10 am

Yeah, the sound is what makes that video. eerie and beautiful all at the same time.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Sister Jennifer » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:40 pm

raptornx01 wrote:Yeah, the sound is what makes that video. eerie and beautiful all at the same time.


Quite right.

I've watched the clip too many times. I had a dream yesterday I was falling.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:39 pm

This is rather sad for all concerned.

http://news.sky.com/story/1126123/boy-s ... ong-family
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