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    Who's that girl?

    This http://www.irishseashipping.com/photofeatures/services/irishnavalservice/haulbowline270706/haulbowline270706.htm refers to a launch "Aione-Laoi" - is that correct?
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    Have many Strykers been lost? Increase sales...

    Have many Strykers been lost?


    Increase sales of spare parts.

    And, given that you can no longer sneak up on people using the electric drive, increased sales of replacement vehicles.
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    I presume she was there for treaty purposes. :)

    I presume she was there for treaty purposes. :)
  4. Thread: End Of MATS!!

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    Air operators may not be able to fit the...

    Air operators may not be able to fit the flexibility required without adding a substantial financial premium.
  5. One wonders why the bridge wings and radar (the...

    One wonders why the bridge wings and radar (the octagonal panel below the bridge) are rusty though.
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    But there is not talk of pardoning or excusing...

    But there is not talk of pardoning or excusing them, certainly not here.
    Weren't all armies of the time like this? Albeit perhaps less drink and the boredom occasionally interspersed with sheer...
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    Maybe, just maybe, that section has killed an...

    Maybe, just maybe, that section has killed an entire armoured division coming over the hill?
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    When fully extended, the wing is relatively...

    When fully extended, the wing is relatively narrow.

    I presume with the wings fully swept back, that air would tend to go around the wing as opposed to being trapped between wing and ground. I...
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    Buccaneer pilots were reputed to pick up tumble...

    Buccaneer pilots were reputed to pick up tumble weed when flying at Red Flag.


    When converting from Buccaneers to Tornados, one pilot is reputed to have asked another, more experienced Tornado...
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    There is a story of C-130s doing that, until one...

    There is a story of C-130s doing that, until one day a guy was standing on top of a truck ...
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    The may be our soldiers, but they are the UN's...

    The may be our soldiers, but they are the UN's military observers.
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    You do realise that the Ratser is gone too? ...

    You do realise that the Ratser is gone too?

    Someone should cut their hedge.
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    Interviewer gives a scenario. You have a...

    Interviewer gives a scenario.

    You have a decision to make that may have serious consequences whatever you do. As an interviewee you do not know what is the correct answer.

    Question: What do you...
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    Whatever about adjusting sights, do you think...

    Whatever about adjusting sights, do you think battle fields are decided on whether they have flat ground with the right kind of soft grass?
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    But he was a land lubber!

    But he was a land lubber!
  16. Thread: Acmat

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    Wrong size?

    Wrong size?
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    Don't these people have enough things named after...

    Don't these people have enough things named after them? Indeed, so much that when someone says O'Connell Street, people ask which one.
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    Is that a mine roller on the back of the first...

    Is that a mine roller on the back of the first one?
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    I suppose it proves the point of not relying on...

    I suppose it proves the point of not relying on only one navigation system.
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    Rather tall, isn't it?

    Rather tall, isn't it?
  21. Ah, the C96...

    Ah, the C96 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96

    Weren't the problems alleged to apply to Israeli manufactured rounds that had a higher charge?
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    I don't think so, certainly the icon it uses is a...

    I don't think so, certainly the icon it uses is a pedestrain. Regardless, Joe Blogg can't use it for Ringaskiddy-Cobh, so it shouldn't show up.:tongue:
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    Nothing so exotic as a visit to sunnier climes....

    Nothing so exotic as a visit to sunnier climes. :)

    I'm fixing this: http://www.journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie/ - do the 222 and 223 stop in Douglas, it isn't on the timetables.

    The...
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    Transport to Haulbowline

    I understand that there are two main routes:
    * Train to Cobh and ferry across.
    * Bus route 223 via Ringaskiddy.

    Are the ferries strictly for island users (yes, I'm being euphemistic)?

    Are the...
  25. By dropping it and having a vehicle roll over it....

    By dropping it and having a vehicle roll over it. :-D

    A barrel is but one part.

    Of course, strip a weapon enough times and all the parts will wear somewhat on any surface in contact with...
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