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by Vancouver
21 Dec 2020, 01:06
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: The Great Conjunction
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: The Great Conjunction

I obviously need a more stable tripod, as the Moon was wobbling with the wind. Indecent exposure is an arrestable offense We had a partial mnemonic of a sort for that when I was in training as a young cop as a memory aid. "WOLO Dicky Bird". Wilfully, openly, lewdly, and obscenely exposing...
by Vancouver
13 Dec 2020, 17:00
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: When Ads Were Witty
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: When Ads Were Witty

Thanks for those. Made me laugh after shouting at the Daily Mail online! :cheers: :cheers:
by Vancouver
08 Dec 2020, 16:51
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: UK2000
Replies: 19
Views: 410

Re: UK2000

Ahhh the wonders of online shopping and the demise of Department stores and big box stores. Are we really better off now since the rise of online? You cannot tell the quality or feel of an item online. You have to wait weeks for delivery and then when you query it's non arrival they dain to inform y...
by Vancouver
15 Nov 2020, 17:03
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Des O'Connor!
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: Des O'Connor!

Sad news. Plus Ray Clemence Liverpool/Spurs/England goalkeeper but at 72! no age especially for an athlete.
by Vancouver
13 Nov 2020, 18:51
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: PAM AYRES - POEM ON THE CORONAVIRUS
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: PAM AYRES - POEM ON THE CORONAVIRUS

I remember her on Opportunity Knocks with Hughie Green compering. Don't remember if she actually won though (brain fade). Shows like that would never get aired these days. Oh innocent times. That show spawned many wonderful acts, most notably Les Dawson. Marvellous.
by Vancouver
11 Oct 2020, 17:40
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Joystick Query
Replies: 13
Views: 920

Re: Joystick Query

I use the x52 throttle with my sidewinder FF2 I do that too but with my VKB joystick which has the build quality of a Warthog but at a fraction of the cost. It is Russian of course which seems to put some folk off, but rest assured it is very robust, I think it was made from old T-52 tanks. OMG you...
by Vancouver
09 Oct 2020, 17:28
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Joystick Query
Replies: 13
Views: 920

Re: Joystick Query

I have an X-52 which is almost identical and it is now approaching 16 years old still functioning very well.
by Vancouver
10 Sep 2020, 17:34
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: X-Plane 11 and Vulkan... It's out!
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Re: X-Plane 11 and Vulkan... It's out!

Update....... that went well...... fired up ...... CRASH. no explanation. It's on minimum settings too. Tried twice. I no longer have the patience. Oh well back to FSX. :dunno:
by Vancouver
10 Sep 2020, 07:28
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: X-Plane 11 and Vulkan... It's out!
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Re: X-Plane 11 and Vulkan... It's out!

I'll give it a go tx for the heads up, haven't used XP in forever..... pre Covid I reckon..... :S
by Vancouver
28 Aug 2020, 23:32
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: How Times Have Changed.
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: How Times Have Changed.

Sorry to be negative but ideas and thinking have changed dramatically over the years. Regards Nigel. Modern life tends to make us negative. There was a time that the news always ended with a fun story or an amusing animal report. Now with 24/7 wall to wall coverage I find it is all negative and get...