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Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,860
Posted By Richard W
That doesn't mean he wasn't democratically...

That doesn't mean he wasn't democratically elected. It just means that you don't know of any forms of democracy other than the US one. Prime Ministers in the UK are appointed like that, too. Few...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 June 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 125,072
Posted By Richard W
(Actually from the first game but...) don't worry...

(Actually from the first game but...) don't worry about that - well done, you terminated your companion cube quicker than any other test subject.
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
Talking of Ferraris, I saw a 328 GTS...

Talking of Ferraris, I saw a 328 GTS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrari_328) at the Donnington roundabout - coming up from the direction of West Wittering, although I doubt it was Nicholas...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Richard W
I saw a woman carrying a bag full of 6 or 8 red...

I saw a woman carrying a bag full of 6 or 8 red and pink party balloons, ready inflated. It wouldn't have looked particularly odd to be carrying a bunch of that many balloons, but carrying a bunch of...
Forum: Rantidote 21 June 2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,020
Posted By Richard W
Similar to UKIP in the European Parliamentary...

Similar to UKIP in the European Parliamentary elections in the UK as well. Their basic policy was that they weren't going to do their jobs - just take subsidies and sit there - as a form of protest...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
I once saw Nicholas Lyndhurst in a wetsuit, about...

I once saw Nicholas Lyndhurst in a wetsuit, about to go for a shore dive at the (now disappeared) Selsey Lifeboat station. You're right, he lives around here somewhere - in West Wittering I think...!...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
Funnily enough I was talking to my dad earlier...

Funnily enough I was talking to my dad earlier about brand names changing hands and whether they're still "real" and so on (he was talking about a brand of tools he used to like, whose name was...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
... And my parents! It's my home town... OK,...

... And my parents! It's my home town... OK, Patrick Moore used to live here and Brian May was known for hanging out with him, and I believe Paul Weller from The Jam's mum used to live here, but it...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
I saw one of those in Luxembourg (City) a few...

I saw one of those in Luxembourg (City) a few years ago. I'd never heard of them before but they're pretty odd-looking so I noticed it. I can never remember its name though - thanks for reminding me!
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
I've never seen one of those Tesla Roadsters, and...

I've never seen one of those Tesla Roadsters, and there are plenty of S's round here.



Sounds like you might know (something about) the car or owners! Anyway, in that case I'm sure it was an...
Forum: SLC 19 June 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Richard W
I would have thought that any of the souvenir...

I would have thought that any of the souvenir shops on Oxford street would have a doll like that, if anywhere does. But geographically, pearly kings and queens are particularly associated with the...
Forum: Rantidote 18 June 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 60,467
Posted By Richard W
If he's in a beige suit, I assume he's a Mormon...

If he's in a beige suit, I assume he's a Mormon who's really into helping people with boils.
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
It had a Cobra badge on it. Are they rare enough...

It had a Cobra badge on it. Are they rare enough to make it that unlikely that I saw one?
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
Yes, but apparently Shelby is just the name that...

Yes, but apparently Shelby is just the name that AC Cobras were sold under in the USA, so I'm not sure how that's more "genuine" than any other... Anyway, this one looked like a very nice car but I...
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
... And I'm sure somebody mentioned seeing an AC...

... And I'm sure somebody mentioned seeing an AC Cobra (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_Cobra) which they assumed was a replica, but it must have been in the last thread. Anyway, later in the day I...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 June 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Richard W
Yes, there's an opinion piece here from somebody...

Yes, there's an opinion piece here from somebody who's encountered him before, and basically he does this all the time on all sorts of bills just to be difficult (or "stand up for Parliamentary...
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
I saw a red 1965 Ford Mustang (C-reg) in the...

I saw a red 1965 Ford Mustang (C-reg) in the Waitrose car park in Chichester. It was nicely restored and shiny; old Mustangs are quite unusual in the UK but this looked as though it must have been...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 June 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Richard W
I'm not sure that Trump does, either...

I'm not sure that Trump does, either...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By Richard W
Icon24 This is an odd one that's going to take some...

This is an odd one that's going to take some explanation, and that also might sound as though I've made it up, because it almost feels that way to me too. I drew a very quick sketch, and it turned...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Richard W
That reminds me of a developer I used to know....

That reminds me of a developer I used to know. "It's not a bug, it's clearly documented!"
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Richard W
If it is one of those, I'm amazed I got it right...

If it is one of those, I'm amazed I got it right on my first try, even though the car I suggested didn't match your description exactly!
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Richard W
That seems quite clear from the fact that Tesla's...

That seems quite clear from the fact that Tesla's already selling "Full Self-Driving Capability" which means "All you will need to do is get in and tell your car where to go." (See their website...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 June 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Richard W
I get access denied on that one too - weird. And...

I get access denied on that one too - weird. And on the versions I've found by searching the headline.

Still, the site below has a video that works for me, even if its "full story" link still...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 June 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Richard W
I get an "access denied" error. I wonder if...

I get an "access denied" error. I wonder if that's because they've blocked all European traffic in a fit of misplaced Libertarian pique, or if it's something else.
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Richard W
It makes me wonder what it is supposed to be for,...

It makes me wonder what it is supposed to be for, if not a device for letting the driver pay less attention to the road.

(eta) I agree that the Autopilot is misleadingly named, as people have been...
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