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by MrMuttley
Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Emotion Envoking Sporting Events
Replies: 23
Views: 7289

Re: Emotion Envoking Sporting Events

MrsM and I are both Rugby and F1 fans Johnny Wilkinsons drop kick to win the RWC against Australia. It was one of those moves you could see unfolding from a good way off. So much riding on it and so little time to do it. MrsM doesn't really do the whole standing up and cheering the game on the TV th...
by MrMuttley
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What make of car do you drive
Replies: 90
Views: 12823

Re: What make of car do you drive

Current car a Mitsubishi Delica.

Favourite car I've ever owned, and considering buying another, Toyota MR2. Not a big fan of Toyotas race team.

What would I buy if I was minted. A proper 4x4 like a Landrover and a Porsche.
by MrMuttley
Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The most useless thing ever
Replies: 28
Views: 9890

Re: The most useless thing ever

Behold the Oreo dipping spoon.

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by MrMuttley
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The slow death of humanity.
Replies: 23
Views: 7959

Re: The slow death of humanity.

@ J Man I have a slightly different view on some of your points. Population. History teaches us that as healthcare and education improve the birthrate of the nation goes down. There is a hump where healthcare means that the five kids a family used to have before education and reliable contraception ...
by MrMuttley
Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Why a 1.6L turbo??
Replies: 81
Views: 12831

Re: Why a 1.6L turbo??

I suspect it's a lot ot do with the way the road car market is going. Emmisions laws are forcing the end of the era of big multi cylinder engines in regular cars. One way around this is to make your engine small fuel efficient when being driven at 20mph around town and slap a turbo on it for when so...
by MrMuttley
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn
Replies: 10
Views: 3281

Re: RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn

The only function that will serve is to allow the lawyers to earn even more money appealing the judgment.

The wife of the victim will get a few million $$$$ and the lawyers will get rich too.
by MrMuttley
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Scottish Independence, yes or no.
Replies: 421
Views: 112080

Re: Scottish Independence, yes or no.

Why now? What brings up all this talk now? (not being from that part of the world, inquiring minds are inquiring) The vote takes place in September. It is potentially going to create a separate independent country. Away from the political stand point, it would be a huge thing. I have clients and fr...
by MrMuttley
Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Scottish Independence, yes or no.
Replies: 421
Views: 112080

Re: Scottish Independence, yes or no.

English and voted no. It's a dumb idea that IMO wont work. That being said if the good people north of the border want their independence then let them and send them on their way with our best wishes for their future success. However we can't allow them to do a half-assed job. They must move fairly ...
by MrMuttley
Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 189641

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Not a bit of it. One bad half of a season does not offset 4xWDC. If he's still not beating his teammate regularly this time next year then yes his reputation will always be tarnished. Yeah, he's the most successful driver on the grid by some margin, and that along with his reputation won't change b...
by MrMuttley
Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 189641

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Not a bit of it. One bad half of a season does not offset 4xWDC.

If he's still not beating his teammate regularly this time next year then yes his reputation will always be tarnished.
by MrMuttley
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Windows h8 help thread
Replies: 40
Views: 13131

Re: Windows h8 help thread

typically they would already be in default folders. C:\program files\ and c:\program files(x86) Unless you chose other folders when you installed programs they would be in there. If you have chosen other folders then you need to uninstall and reinstall the program. you can't just cust and paste the ...
by MrMuttley
Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Windows h8 help thread
Replies: 40
Views: 13131

Re: Windows h8 help thread

I agree with Alien. It does seem to be mostly cosmetic problems that people struggle with. As someone who supports Windows 8 computer with customers of a large retail company day in and day out. Most of the complaints about it are "That bit of it doesn't look like it did on my old computer"...
by MrMuttley
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mandatory spark boards for 2015.
Replies: 40
Views: 8746

Re: Mandatory spark boards for 2015.

The ultimate motorsport form of entertainment.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_axIytjoJU

Bernie I want a cut when you bring this in.
by MrMuttley
Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel Told To Raise His Game
Replies: 165
Views: 21697

Re: Vettel Told To Raise His Game

"I told him: 'There are 50 engineers working on this engine and they can't sort it out,' said Marko. "'You're a top driver, it's up to you. You have to do it.'" The 71-year-old Austrian, a former racing driver, added: "If he can't sort out the car, the easiest thing is the drive...
by MrMuttley
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Official Gaming Thread
Replies: 1929
Views: 697743

Re: The Official Gaming Thread

MrMuttley wrote:E3.

Latest in the long list of times that Rockstar is supposed to be announcing GTA 5 PC. Please be true. I have made a decision. If it's not announced I'm going to get it on PS3 but I really want PC version.


And they have announced it.

8) :] 8) :] 8) :] 8) :]
by MrMuttley
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.
Replies: 42
Views: 11513

Re: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.

minchy wrote:Damn! That's a big flatbed! I bet that made quite a noise itself?!


Two thousand horsepower and only does 2 mph. That's got to be some sort of horsepower to speed ratio record. :lol:
by MrMuttley
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: R.I.P Rik
Replies: 13
Views: 4324

Re: R.I.P Rik

"You know the really great thing about a fudged coalition is that neither of us need to carry out a single promise of our election manifestos."

-- Alan B'Stard.

The man was a comedy legend.
by MrMuttley
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Official Gaming Thread
Replies: 1929
Views: 697743

Re: The Official Gaming Thread

E3.

Latest in the long list of times that Rockstar is supposed to be announcing GTA 5 PC. Please be true. I have made a decision. If it's not announced I'm going to get it on PS3 but I really want PC version.
by MrMuttley
Sun Jun 08, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.
Replies: 42
Views: 11513

Re: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.

ob1kenobi.23 wrote:A shuttle take off standing just a mile away.


I would love to see something along those lines. The very idea that something can accelerate vertically to 17000 ish miles an hour is awe inspiring.
by MrMuttley
Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.
Replies: 42
Views: 11513

Re: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.

In no particular order. First corner at Silverstone in 2010. First time I've ever thought about how many of those 18,000 or so horsepower that went past were just going to make the noise. Fighter jet passing by about 100m away at an airshow that was pretty loud. Flash-bang grenade going off outside....
by MrMuttley
Wed May 07, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Why is Jacques Villeneuve so disliked?
Replies: 41
Views: 6603

Re: Why is Jacques Villeneuve so disliked?

He deserved his seat in F1 but since then he has often had something derogatory to say about the sport. This doesn't single him out. There are a lot of former drivers who like to say "It wasn't like this in my day" at every opportunity.
by MrMuttley
Thu May 01, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: NBA: Clippers owner banned from NBA
Replies: 43
Views: 12686

Re: NBA: Clippers owner banned from NBA

And the part that no one has mentioned here yet is that he is married, which makes the fact that he made these comments to his girlfriend even more disgusting. His wife has been separated from him for some time as I understand it. She has publicly said he's a knob for making the racist comments.
by MrMuttley
Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: NBA: Clippers owner banned from NBA
Replies: 43
Views: 12686

Re: NBA: Clippers owner banned from NBA

When I read the first article about his racism my first thought was "But basketball is a really black sport" When I found out the girlfriend he was talking to and telling her not to be seen with black people is also half black I really couldn't believe what I was reading. Let's not kid our...
by MrMuttley
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Way to go.
Replies: 24
Views: 6926

Re: Way to go.

This is the crux of it as I read that article The document sets out crucial differences between Sharia inheritance laws and Western traditions. It explains how, in Islamic custom, inheritances are divided among a set list of heirs determined by ties of kinship rather than named individuals. It ackno...
by MrMuttley
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Way to go.
Replies: 24
Views: 6926

Re: Way to go.

Is this not discrimination? Passing laws for one particular group is the thin end of a very dangerous wedge. I feel sure most people have not thought this through. This one is greeted as welcome, but once there is a precedent of laws, good or bad, for one group of people, in future it is far easier...
by MrMuttley
Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Way to go.
Replies: 24
Views: 6926

Re: Way to go.

I'm with minchy here. I don't see this as a problem. Catering to the Muslim community without affecting anyone else and not impinging any UK laws is OK with me. Here's an article from 2002 on the BBC news website about Islamic mortgages. m Only people it affects are the lender and the borrower. Same...
by MrMuttley
Sat Mar 22, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 10885

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014

I don't have anything I like for the theme of green so I took this today. A plushie Crocodile called Giuseppe holding a can of Relentless Green energy drink.

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by MrMuttley
Wed Mar 19, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 10885

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014

Jimbox01 wrote:
SDLRob wrote:Hulk lose....

Hulk never loses - except to Chuck Norris of course.











and possibly PF-1 Mod


So if you win does that mean we have to call you Chuck? :)
by MrMuttley
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Consumer laws query
Replies: 25
Views: 7454

Re: Consumer laws query

Once you offer to pay for something and that offer is accepted i.e. they debit your card then it's a contract. They have to honour it. Make sure there is no small print "this is only one sachet not a whole box like we're displaying" but yes they you're within your rights to claim they're s...
by MrMuttley
Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 317456

Re: The Positive Thread

mac_d wrote:Sunny two days in a row (in Glasgow, UK).

Therefore officially summer! (I operate a Summer/Winter seasonal calendar).


Here in Exeter I concur. It's been nice for two days and is supposed to be nice for a couple more.
by MrMuttley
Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Possibility of a Vettel to Toro Rosso Switch?
Replies: 49
Views: 6602

Re: Possibility of a Vettel to Toro Rosso Switch?

No. If the Toro Rosso was definitely fast enough to take on the Mercedes powered teams then there would be a tiny almost non-existent possibility. But the STR is still running the Renault Engine so no.
by MrMuttley
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Done anything stupid recently?
Replies: 279
Views: 108568

Re: Done anything stupid recently?

Happens to the best of us. Nothing like getting outwitted by an inanimate object to make you feel really intelligent :D
by MrMuttley
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Born designers and engineers
Replies: 16
Views: 2550

Re: Born designers and engineers

I think the education system can make you good as long as you work hard at your subject. But to be great you need a bit more. You need to be a natural at your chosen subject.
by MrMuttley
Fri Mar 07, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ukraine
Replies: 104
Views: 24901

Re: Ukraine

Ireland is a perfect example here, the country was partitioned for political reasons, this would be the same thing the Russians would do with Crimea according to him. No. I would say it's a terrible comparison. Yes a country was partitioned but the politics behind the two events are a very long way...
by MrMuttley
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 10885

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition March 2014

P-F1 Mod wrote:I shoot them and choose new moderators.


8O :lol:

Congrats on the win Alien.

Not sure what I'm going to do this month. Plenty of my photos have green in them. Trees, fields, tanks. That sort of thing. But I'm not sure that any of them fit a theme of green.
by MrMuttley
Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bernies latest crazy idea ;)
Replies: 1
Views: 1755

Bernies latest crazy idea ;)

http://tinyurl.com/nacb9n4

I think this one might have something to it.
by MrMuttley
Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 407544

Re: Annoyances

minchy wrote:all hail the mods staff!!!!!!

Why can't they just do what they're asked to do and not spend an hour a day bitching about other staff?



Please tell me you're not a self employed sole trader. :lol: :lol:
by MrMuttley
Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ukraine
Replies: 104
Views: 24901

Re: Ukraine

Here is a pretty well referenced post on what is actually going on there. Link-O-Matic Yes its a public forum where any idiot can post but he cites his sources. Read the sources and you'll see a lot of information about who supports what in various regions of Ukraine. @FrusEldar. Your comments don't...
by MrMuttley
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Official Gaming Thread
Replies: 1929
Views: 697743

Re: The Official Gaming Thread

Another vote for WoT PC . I don't play it much now but I did play a lot for about a year or so.
by MrMuttley
Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ukraine
Replies: 104
Views: 24901

Re: Ukraine

To see Ukraine heading for closer ties with the EU rather than Russia must feel like damning condemnation of Russia. Everyone has seen the slow but painful train wreck the EU is economically and at times politically too. To see the Ukrainian people saying "Yes it's a bit screwed and we still pr...