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by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Whats the noisiest thing that you have ever experienced.
Replies: 42
Views: 11635

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

Concorde taking off and landing when it was being developed at what is now RAF Brize Norton
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

Summer´s here and The World Cup is on....Life´s good enjoy it folks :)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

Schumacher forever#1 wrote:
Hong Kong Phooey wrote:The Worlds still turning and I´m alive, what more do you need. Out of all the Planets I´ve visited ;) it´s the best one folks....So enjoy it :)


Wait, Planet Earth or PlanetF1? :!:



Both ;)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams did their best to lose the race today
Replies: 61
Views: 8613

Re: Williams did their best to lose the race today

Who supplies Williams engines again??

They did a great job on strategy, the strategy of keeping their engine supplier happy!!
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!
Replies: 304
Views: 42599

Re: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!

For those asking, Eurytus was the worst kept secret in mod history on this forum, with the possible exception of Blake's big reveal aeons ago. He was basically abusing members who disagreed with him, then banning them for getting frustrated with him. There's a lovely irony in that half the team tha...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

The Worlds still turning and I´m alive, what more do you need. Out of all the Planets I´ve visited ;) it´s the best one folks....So enjoy it :)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!
Replies: 304
Views: 42599

Re: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!

Still here but more of a lurker than a poster nowadays...Got fed up of sieving out the trolls from the fans when the forum was at its nadir a few years ago....Got tired of trying to post an articulate response and getting a load of nonsense that does not address your post in reply....Still watch F1 ...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreements
Replies: 47
Views: 6550

Re: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreemen

Blake wrote:Hiya, HKP...

Haven't see you in ages. Hope all is well with you.
:)


Hi Blake,

All is well, I don´t drop in that often to post but I do check the forum from time to time.

Hope life is good for you as well, it´s good to see you are still around :)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreements
Replies: 47
Views: 6550

Re: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreemen

I'm happy to let this continue as a Villeneuve/Pironi debate. I'm very surprised to hear that there was ever a suggestion that Gilles was on an in lap when the accident happened. He had gone out with brand new "stickered" quali tyres on and was going hugely faster than the car of Jochen M...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A rounded review about the tyre situation (good and bad)
Replies: 47
Views: 5296

Re: A rounded review about the tyre situation (good and bad)

The whole philosophy is wrong, tyres shoudk be designed to last for a minimum of 90% of the race (so some drivers get a little advbantage for guile and tyrecraft but not the current situation). Want to liven up the show its simple MANUAL GEARCHANGES Better test of driver skill than pootling around c...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreements
Replies: 47
Views: 6550

Re: Villeneuve and Pironi, death by ignoring orders/agreemen

Villenueve had set out to beat Pironi´s qualifying time but he WAS on an in lap but driving at higher than normal speed for an in lap when he chanced upon Jochen Mass. Was he hoping for another flying lap we will never know, if so was he motivated more so than usual by Pironi´s behaviour two week be...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

I've been suffering from depression (again). Reasons for it are unimportant for this thread but today is a good day and not just because it's the first competitive day of the new F1 season. For the first time in months I have had more good days recently than bad and I finally feel like I'm getting ...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Chrismo's Dog House and Beer Garden
Replies: 507
Views: 373966

Re: Chrismo's Dog House and Beer Garden

Just dropping by, its been a long time watched the race and decided to pop in and raise my glass to you all

A toast to a great start to a New Season and to the memory of Chrismo :D
by Hong Kong Phooey
Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?
Replies: 35
Views: 5415

Re: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?

I think Alesi did this when he was at Prost He was on target to repeat the performance with Jordan in his final season when this happened (very scary nearly got decapitated in his fnal race) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xmqhzb_japan-2001-kimi-raikkonen-and-jean-alesi-crash_auto Some young Finni...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?
Replies: 35
Views: 5415

Re: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?

I think Alesi did this when he was at Prost He was on target to repeat the performance with Jordan in his final season when this happened (very scary nearly got decapitated in his fnal race) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xmqhzb_japan-2001-kimi-raikkonen-and-jean-alesi-crash_auto Some young Finni...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?
Replies: 35
Views: 5415

Re: Has any driver finished every lap of an F1 season?

I think Alesi did this when he was at Prost He was on target to repeat the performance with Jordan in his final season when this happened (very scary nearly got decapitated in his fnal race) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xmqhzb_japan-2001-kimi-raikkonen-and-jean-alesi-crash_auto Some young Finnis...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alex Zanardi - Legend
Replies: 11
Views: 1710

Re: Alex Zanardi - Legend

That´s just beautiful :)

P.S. if the mods feel they must move this thread perhaps they could somehow incorporate it into the "positive thinking thread" I feel it would be completely appropriate there
by Hong Kong Phooey
Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Has anyone dominated in a weak car?
Replies: 75
Views: 7832

Re: Has anyone dominated in a weak car?

Not sure what the OP means by a weak car. Keke Rosberg became WDC in 1982 in a Williams which only won one race . His normally aspirated Williams was regularly out qualified and outdragged on the straights by the turbo cars but it had a nimble chassis and Rosbergs car control and will to win ( a yea...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

I've been thinking about something the last couple of days that it occurred would probably be right up Chrismo's ally. I remember him well from the forum and we used to email. I live in Australia and I have a very close friend in the UK who is going through an extremely rough time. On Saturday nigh...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FEEDBACK THREAD
Replies: 3768
Views: 1154484

Re: Thread Locking Phenomenon.

Nimrod wrote:
Blake wrote:
With first hand knowledge, I can tell you that moderating is often a tough, thankless job, where no matter what decision you make, you are guaranteed to gherkin off someone, or many someones! Give them a break!


I remember it well 8)


Calais is that you ;) 8)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??
Replies: 30
Views: 3619

Re: F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??

The origins of the term pole position come from horse racing, in which the fastest qualifying horse would be placed on the inside part of the course, next to the pole. If that´s the case can we assume (or can anyone confirm) that F1 originally adopted this convention as well?? If so then the Korean...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the EU
Replies: 57
Views: 10785

Re: Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the EU

That's my issue. It presents itself as an economical and political union, yet it's powers and responsibilities exceed this. Iraq is a perfect example. How can you present any institution with an award in a field it is not unified on? Again, back to communistic rule, merely from the point of maintai...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??
Replies: 30
Views: 3619

Re: F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??

The origins of the term pole position come from horse racing, in which the fastest qualifying horse would be placed on the inside part of the course, next to the pole. If that´s the case can we assume (or can anyone confirm) that F1 originally adopted this convention as well?? If so then the Korean...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Annual Korea rant
Replies: 41
Views: 6594

Re: Annual Korea rant

They need to do something I found it boring as well..I´d like to see this ;)Image
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??
Replies: 30
Views: 3619

F1 Korean GP Pole position was it on the wrong side??

It was in my opinion, surely the pole sitter should get the advantage i.e the inside line into the first corner?????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSYrdKwmO7c
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Kubica in rally crash
Replies: 48
Views: 7213

Re: Kubica in rally crash

He´s a racing driver what is he to do but race. It´s his life as long as his family and he are OK with it he can race what he likes is my take on this . Scenario one:- He "knows" deep down or has been told that his injuries will not stop him driving in F1 again, so this is part of his trai...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: RIP Professor Sid Watkins
Replies: 85
Views: 9024

Re: RIP Professor Sid Watkins

RIP Prof Watkins one of the legendary men who made an overwhelming contribution to F1 safety, a sad loss the comments of Alex Brundle some his worth up to me :)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

I have to choose between Euro 2012 (Italy Vs Spain) or the Canadian Grand Prix...either way I win don´t often get to make such decisions :)



Think i may even try to do both 8O :nod: :lol:

Edit: Actually looking at the timings it may well be possible to do both...A victory for positive thinking ;)
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UK (maybe European) political thread
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: The UK (maybe European) political thread

Sadly REMPLOY don´t contribute to the "growth" of a country that they are all obsessed about. The fact that REMPLOY provided employment and the independance and self esteem that goes with it for people who would find it difficult to find a job is lost on these "growth" fixated s...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UK (maybe European) political thread
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: The UK (maybe European) political thread

Sadly REMPLOY don´t contribute to the "growth" of a country that they are all obsessed about. The fact that REMPLOY provided employment and the independance and self esteem that goes with it for people who would find it difficult to find a job is lost on these "growth" fixated so...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is HD all its cracked up to be?
Replies: 49
Views: 6922

Re: Is HD all its cracked up to be?

Depend on when you had your eyes tested. I know a few folk who were all HD is crap. Got new glasses and were like yea umm it's quite good after all. I don´t have HD but found myself moving the sofa closer to the telly last night to watch the football!! Think a new set of eyeballs / Glasses would be...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Tue May 29, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is Music a Dying Art?
Replies: 53
Views: 10961

Re: Is Music a Dying Art?

No it is not and I am tired of this bleeding heart attitude that things were much better in 'ye olde times' Yes you had people like Neil Young and Bob Dylan back in the day but you also had a swathe of pop artists and one hit wonders that no one talks about any more since artists like that are forg...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon May 28, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drivers best races they didn't win!
Replies: 82
Views: 9081

Re: Drivers best races they didn't win!

Jean Alesi perhaps should have won more than just the Canadian Grand Prix in the 1995 season I confess I am a fan but I believe the stats as I recall Monaco 1995 - Retired from 2nd whilst closing in on P1 Schumacher (taken out by Brundle when lapping him). Spain 1995 - Retired from 2nd (car failure)...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Mon May 21, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Videos
Replies: 178
Views: 68649

Re: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Videos

The real reason Schumacher fell out with Brundle!!! 0.49 0nwards!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KEaZW5Y ... re=related
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed May 09, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 11 wins, 15 pole positions, 33 podiums
Replies: 65
Views: 9069

Re: 11 wins, 15 pole positions, 33 podiums

I agree with many it´s sad but I too feel his accident has affected hs abilities, perhaps the only chink of light is that in the past such an incident would have taken his life
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed May 09, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Positive Thread
Replies: 344
Views: 319236

Re: The Positive Thread

Just flew back from the UK and once again was amazed at the beauty of the planet from the air (I think the sense of awe is partly brought about by the heightened sense of awareness brought about by my fear of flying ) Still reminded me that we live in an amazing place and we don´t get charged rent (...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed May 09, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Senna Looking to Become a Feature Film?
Replies: 10
Views: 2559

Re: Senna Looking to Become a Feature Film?

Just yesterday I was reading about a planned film about Jimi Hendrix with Andre 3000 (Outkast) playing Hendrix , I feel the same way about this...Whatever film they make will never be as good as the reality of being there and experiencing it first hand Far better to watch the races (concerts) or int...
by Hong Kong Phooey
Wed May 09, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Gilles Villeneuve - 30 years
Replies: 58
Views: 14789

Re: Gilles Villeneuve - 30 years

If the battle with Arnoux was Gilles's finest moment, then this was a close second: m Sums the guy up perfectly. Legend! Close second? LOL It was downright dangerous and not very smart of him to do so. It would've served him well to EASE his way back around to be able to get a new tire to continue ...