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by Jumble
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89854
Views: 7264976

Re: Thoughts for ships

All, I've had a troubling year. I'm told I have PTSD and anger management issues. It appears I'm not able to conduct myself on these fora without provoking upset, at least for me, so I'm going to give it a rest for a while. If you need my astrophysics/ Middle East politics advice, PM me and I'll get...
by Jumble
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

If you would all prefer I spoke as I do at work then there’s no problem. However you’ll probably find it rather dull and I shall find it tedious and stop. No, but if you can vent your frustration, then you should expect me to point out another point of view. And to me, that is as it should be. I di...
by Jumble
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Which is why I suspect the Diplomatic Corps in your country is counseling restraint. Except for Jumble. This however is just my opinion. The people of UK should act as they see fit. Nice. Thank you. As I have explained previously the views I express on here are not related to the actions I take in ...
by Jumble
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Can I remind you that your alternative is Pence? You do risk replacing Satan’s half-wit, incompetent, in-bred cousin with his way smarter image consultant. At the moment the Maybot doesn’t have ‘rescind invitation’ in her 8 pre-programmed phrases. However, as far as I can tell from my sample audienc...
by Jumble
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

No, and I got back from Turkey yesterday.

A globe?
by Jumble
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yep, just back from a Middle East trip. Have a pocket full of them. Expense claim tomorrow.

Home made household furnishings?
by Jumble
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Indeed, or shortening ‘racist, misogynistic, half-wit thug’ to ‘president’.
by Jumble
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

I’m sorry all. While you’re arguing semantics your elected fuckwit is busily undermining everything your military and diplomatic people, and me and mine have risked our lives to try to resolve. We’ve both lost people for the cause he undermines because he doesn’t give a shit. Jesus fucking Christ. S...
by Jumble
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

by Jumble
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Franken's inappropriate behaviour criticised by the pussy-grabber in chief.

Somewhere another irony star has just gone supernovae.
by Jumble
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Three fencing foils, two katanas and a naval sabre within 15 seconds.

A bow (as in 'and arrow', not the knot)
by Jumble
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes. Doesn't work.


A cactus?
by Jumble
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Aww, bless. Apparently dumpy's mate Vladimir is really upset that no-one trusts the ex-KGB officer when he says he didn't influence the US election. So he asks his corrupt, misogynistic, half-wit friend to back his case. That's sure to help. We're in a world where a man who you wouldn't trust to say...
by Jumble
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Oh, yeah. My daughter is about to start a foundation degree in fine art, so we have a lot of her portfolio around the house, plus originals by Dyerr, Pearce, Becket, etc. A VHS tape? the passport with Lebanese stamps doesn't work in Israel, and the Kurdistan stamps are a problem in Turkey Is it ...
by Jumble
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3662
Views: 444625

Re: The Darker Side of the News

by Jumble
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yep. Three, in fact, in my name (2 personal and 1 diplomatic. I need more than 1 personal as the passport with Lebanese stamps doesn't work in Israel, and the Kurdistan stamps are a problem in Turkey). Plus three more for the family.

Yeast?
by Jumble
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3662
Views: 444625

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Interesting debate following the resignation of 'Sir' Michael Fallon for behaviour he believes was appropriate ten years ago, but is not appropriate now. I beg to differ. It may have been more tolerated , but it was never appropriate. I remember in the days ten to twenty years ago, when I would walk...
by Jumble
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89854
Views: 7264976

Re: Thoughts for ships

So, hands up if you got up an hour early this morning because the alarm wasn’t set properly. Keep your hand up if you then automatically went through your morning getting up procedure without really looking properly at your watch or registering the time checks on the radio. Then keep your hand up if...
by Jumble
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Unfortunately, yes. Someone has hit the wing mirror of the loaner the garage gave me whilst they fix my car and empty my bank account. I'm going to try to glue the cover back on and see if I can get away with it.

An uncarved pumpkin?
by Jumble
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

I suspect I'm not likely to be allowed anywhere near....
by Jumble
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Indeed, and has been. Including discussion on freedom of expression and the role of art within politics. For clarity, my daughters are 17 and 13, and perfectly capable of making up their own minds, definitely not from the parts I provide. These fora are where Jumble lets off steam anonymously. He sp...
by Jumble
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Actually, that’s how I’ve been so successful in stabilizing Middle East relations. “See you, yer scunner. Wanna take this out to the car park?” I’ve only been actually shot at once (and they missed by 5 feet).
by Jumble
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

And don't prattle at me about stressing kids. Mine would never have been allowed to mark up a magnet in that fashion. If his children did it, it speaks volumes about what they are exposed to in Jumble's home. I'm a UK diplomat. They are exposed to current events, history and comparative argument. Y...
by Jumble
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Okay, so let me get this straight. Rumpy has successfully managed to downgrade the 'US president ignores or insults families of US service men and women killed in the line of duty' from top story, by replacing it with 'US president insults republican senator he expressly needs to keep onside to pass...
by Jumble
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yep. 3 - one has a face drawn on it. Don't remember why. Something related to having kids.

An analogue electronic device? Electronic, not electrical, so the kettle doesn't count.
by Jumble
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3662
Views: 444625

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Yep, spot on. Both our degrees read as ‘Oxon’ , meaning Oxford Honours, although we were at different colleges. If you were at Cambridge you’d write ‘Cantab’. I’m still shocked at the idea that there are Oxford colleges who have failed to attract any non-white students with appropriate academic cred...
by Jumble
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3662
Views: 444625

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Okay, as an Oxford graduate, I believe that is utterly indefensible. Yes, Oxford and Cambridge are elitist, academically elitist. As someone who remains the only member of his family to go to to any university, and who's grandfather's job was breaking rocks on a roadside, I remain happy that the uni...
by Jumble
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Trump blames UK crime rise (from sexual assault and knife crime) on terrorism and implies the US needs to keep itself safe. Could the US tell their chosen president to cram his hateful, ill-informed opinions up his copious arse?
by Jumble
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7431
Views: 578163

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Well, yes and no. Yes there's a bag of mixed nuts my wife puts in her nutribullet smoothie every morning not 10 feet away. No I couldn't actually produce them as the nut oil would send me into anaphylactic shock.

Recycling?
by Jumble
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

by Jumble
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13359
Views: 1372274

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

My dear and esteemed Poxic, I obviously support you by default, and share you devotion to the Pistachio nut (particularly as it's one of the few nuts that doesn't try to kill me). However, your introduction of cardamom crosses a line that can not be forgiven. After 9 months of forced-drinking cardam...
by Jumble
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14464
Views: 2112991

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

In other news (not wanting to interrupt the grammar debate or anything), those in the UK need not worry about food shortages or rising food prices post Brexit because, in the event that we crash out of Brexit with fuck all ' We'll just grow more food! '. Simples! Obviously Chris Grayling knows all a...
by Jumble
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Interviewing the fora
Replies: 5464
Views: 399513

Re: Interviewing the fora

Easy, Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody. I know all the words. Sometimes my wife and I sing the whole thing in the car to our (teenage) daughters. Sometimes they join in, sometimes they groan in embarrassment. What would be your perfect pet, either real or imagined. For example, much as I love my spaniel, wh...
by Jumble
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Interviewing the fora
Replies: 5464
Views: 399513

Re: Interviewing the fora

I have a younger sister. I had an elder brother but he died when I was an infant.

How much do you exercise per day?
by Jumble
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Trump boasts about being humble

You couldn't make this shit up.
by Jumble
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Interviewing the fora
Replies: 5464
Views: 399513

Re: Interviewing the fora

Ensuring that my daughters are actually up and planning to go to school.

What are you looking forward to?
by Jumble
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Oh, and now he's going to bugger up all the hard work on the Iran deal, helping Iran to become more hard-line and a nuclear state. He must be having a fun couple of days. Think you could part-exchange him for Kim Jong-un? I think he may do a better job. Your president is a skid-mark on the lavatory ...
by Jumble
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

There are mornings I wake up and wish I was British as well. Hmm, well our economy is in decline, our credit rating has been downgraded, our currency is increasingly worthless and we've voted "by a massive majority" (52-48) to jump off a cliff. Oh, and the prat whose only job is to negoti...
by Jumble
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4641
Views: 343792

Re: Trump presidency

Which is not a good. In UK gov we regard Tillerson and Mattis as a ‘sanity shield’, filtering the worst of the stupidity shitstorm coming from the manchild before it does serious damage. I think at the moment you may need your checks and balances like never before.
by Jumble
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3662
Views: 444625

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Stay safe. Thinking of you.

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