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by DrG
Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: France
Replies: 52
Views: 17857

Re: France

Are you proud now, Bush junior? ?? makes no sense especially when Belgium citizens are allegedly involved based upon BBC reports. This is not an American issue, dont blame America. 9/11 happened US responded.. Now France happened and they have every right to respond or not respond that is up to Fra...
by DrG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 231295

Re: Awesomeness

huggybear wrote:I got a job 8)

:thumbup: Good one, congrats :D
by DrG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Done anything stupid recently?
Replies: 279
Views: 109670

Re: Done anything stupid recently?

So the one alarm in my flat that doesn't automatically update went off at 6:30 this morning. I went to bed about 4am so was unhappy but got up as it read 7:30. For some reason, having it set made me think it was a work day, so I got up, showered, had a spot of breakfast and went to get my train. Ho...
by DrG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Susie Wolff Retires
Replies: 81
Views: 7568

Re: Susie Wolff Retires

As a female, I want to see the first F1 female driver there because she deserves to be there. Whether she has to also buy her seat, is neither here nor there. I have a funny feeling that this may a long way off yet as I think that it will happen only because a former F1 driver has a daughter who he ...
by DrG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

Hi Fiki, what else do you expect Honda to say. Race Direction has looked at the data & they are not accepting that it happened. From looking at the helicopter view of the whole incident, Rossi's foot came off his foot peg only after Marquez leaned on him again, that's all I am saying. There was...
by DrG
Wed Nov 04, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

Oh, for goodness sake Fiki. Did you actually watch the race &/or watch videos of the incident as it seems from comments that you are taking your stance from stories about it? There was no kick from Rossi. The best video to watch comes up if you type in Marquez Rossi helicopter as this shows the...
by DrG
Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

That is definitely not good, but seems to be the way it is in motorsport (see the many arguments on stewarding inconsistencies in F1) Oh indeed I think they are taking many things into consideration, for instance any rider but Rossi would have been disqualified Really. Hanika crashed into a rider o...
by DrG
Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

I've ridden sporty bikes for the last 30-odd years. A few races ago I started wondering why the brake lever guard doesn't cover all the length of the lever; the possibility of something accidentally (or otherwise) still happening is clear. This what Marquez said: Then he kicked out at me, knocking ...
by DrG
Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 231295

Re: Awesomeness

Sounds like a great day, Minchy. Lake Windermere is stunning :D
by DrG
Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by DrG
Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: NASCAR news: Tony Stewart announces 2016 is his last
Replies: 6
Views: 1026

Re: NASCAR news: Tony Stewart announces 2016 is his last

I've always liked Tony & will miss him. At least we will have him for one more year unlike my driver, Jeff Gordon, who will retire at the end of this season :)
by DrG
Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

The Ultimate Computer stood at the end of the Ultimate Computer Company's production line. At which point the guided tour eventually arrived. The salesman stepped forward to give his prepared demo. "This", he said, "is the Ultimate Computer. It will give an intelligent answer to any q...
by DrG
Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by DrG
Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is Eurytus coming back?
Replies: 44
Views: 18385

Re: Is Eurytus coming back?

Answering the original question, I certainly hope not. As much as I appreciated his knowledge & experience when it came to certain things, his vitriol to those people he didn't agree with left me totally cold. And that was without realising at the time that he was also a Mod & was banning pe...
by DrG
Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 411242

Re: Annoyances

I have two annoyances & both are to do with psychology. I should explain first, that I have just watched two documentaries dealing with my two annoyances. The first one is advertising agencies (& their clients) using psychology to make people either afraid not to use their products, such as ...
by DrG
Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alonso's radio communication
Replies: 167
Views: 18239

Re: Alonso's radio communication

http://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/dennis-unimpressed-with-alonso-s-radio-comments/ seems like Dennis wont let this one slide easily. I think you are wrong. If you read what Ron Dennis said: "I am not going to condone those sorts of things, because it doesn't show the professionalism that I wou...
by DrG
Wed Sep 16, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Singapore - Will McLaren last the distance?
Replies: 49
Views: 5652

Re: Singapore - Will McLaren last the distance?

I voted that both would finish, one can only hope 8O :) . The race in Singapore tends to shake things up so I am hoping that it does it again this year :D
by DrG
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Surprised to see Hamilton..
Replies: 10
Views: 7886

Re: Surprised to see Hamilton..

No driver is irreplaceable. There is long queue, but to be honest it would be much much worse if eh didn't have any eye protection. I guess he had such. He is irreplaceable this year. Why I highlight it is because it is so simple to pull glove on, it is not even " cool " not to use them. ...
by DrG
Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

How would the Motogp fans rate the 4 great world championship riders at their peak? Rossi, Lorenzo, Stoner and Marques. I know it is early for Marques but Pedrosa is an excellent benchmark and he has now had nearly 3 seasons. I am not a big enough fan of motogp to rank them with certainty, is there...
by DrG
Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Danica Patrick: "I'll Never Race In F-1."
Replies: 83
Views: 9334

Re: Danica Patrick: "I'll Never Race In F-1."

So what's the problem? She is saying that she prefers to be where she is. She states that she was at one time interested in F1 and spent time in Europe, but was glad to be home. She isn't making any claims about what she could or could not do in F1. She is not putting down F1 in any way. Why does t...
by DrG
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 411242

Re: Annoyances

For those of you who didn't know, I own a guesthouse and I've spent a fair bit of money this summer upgrading things with only taking a minimal wage for myself. And just to put this into perspective, I charge around £20-£25 per person per night: New fire alarm system £5,500 New door locks and softw...
by DrG
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ted Kravitz
Replies: 59
Views: 11024

Re: Ted Kravitz

Didn't he used to work for an F1 team or two? If so, that puts him well ahead of most of us in terms on inside knowledge and the right to waltz around the pits. According to my research, no he didn't. After a spell as a news & sports reporter for LBC & London News Direct, Kravitz joined Chr...
by DrG
Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

On his 70th birthday, a man was given a gift certificate from his wife. The certificate was for consultation with an Indian medicine man living on a nearby reservation, who was rumoured to have a simple cure for erectile dysfunction. The husband went to the reservation and saw the medicine man. The ...
by DrG
Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by DrG
Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 411242

Re: Annoyances

:thumbup: +1. To me, it's showing pride in your country. If you are good enough, singing it like it was written, not only shows who you are but how good you are :)
by DrG
Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

I just watched the last lap again and all the replays. It looked to me like there was a moment (brief as it may have been) where Marquez did get fully along side Rossi and maybe even got a mm of rubber in front of Rossi's front tyre before they collided. I can't see any time at which Marquez was al...
by DrG
Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A deserved champion...
Replies: 82
Views: 11855

Re: A deserved champion...

I didn't vote because any driver who wins a championship deserves it & there is a certain amount of luck or whatever involved no matter who they were/are :D
by DrG
Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

(This is supposedly a true account recorded in the Police Log of Sarasota, Florida) An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle. She dropped her shopping bags and drew her handgun, proceeding to scream at the top of...
by DrG
Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: M. Webber: RB favoured Vettel
Replies: 183
Views: 16542

Re: M. Webber: RB favoured Vettel

Prema, you are probably right. I think those things would only be revealed by a driver that had retired because, let's face it, if you are still driving, no team would hire you to drive for them if they thought that you might reveal their secrets especially anything to do with cheating :)
by DrG
Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: M. Webber: RB favoured Vettel
Replies: 183
Views: 16542

Re: M. Webber: RB favoured Vettel

What I am really interested in is Mark Webber's book, Aussie Grit, which is being released tomorrow. According to the review by the company I buy my books from: In the exhilarating, high-stakes world of Formula One, only the fastest make it to the top. And no one knows this better than Australian Fo...
by DrG
Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

My wife went with her friends to see 50 Shades of Grey. I went to bed at 11pm. She came home walked into the bedroom with a leather strap in one hand and a chain in the other. I thought, "This looks interesting." She said "Here, you forgot to walk the bloody dogs!!!"
by DrG
Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Congratulations Ireland....
Replies: 7
Views: 4683

Re: Congratulations Ireland....

Just need to sort out their abortion laws now, that's the other major elephant in the room. As happy as I am with the result I couldn't help but remember the married woman that died last year because abortion isn't allowed & her situation was literally a life & death situation. I personally...
by DrG
Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

Wel boys, it just turned into a Yamaha championship, and Lorenzo has a firm grip on the title. Brilliant ride from Marquez until he lost the front. However, it's obvious Yanaha has made enormous strides since last year, and they now have the best bike in the championship. And Lorenzo is an absolute...
by DrG
Mon May 04, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

The elderly priest, speaking to the younger priest, said, 'You had a good idea to replace the first four pews with plush bucket theatre seats. It worked like a charm. The front of the church always fills first now.' The young priest nodded, and the old priest continued, 'And you told me adding a lit...
by DrG
Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 411242

Re: Annoyances

Caught a cold from Mod-spouse [a nickname I just read as Spud-mouse, to put my current state into context] over the weekend. I just sneezed so hard BOTH nostrils started bleeding. Tried to get the blood off the rather old laptop I was using to do whatever it is mods are meant to do here (I still do...
by DrG
Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official MotoGP thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 145542

Re: Official MotoGP thread

It was a great race. In fact, I am finding MotoGP much more enjoyable this year than F1 :D
by DrG
Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Australian TV coverage
Replies: 181
Views: 24365

Re: Australian TV coverage

specdecible wrote:
colinp wrote:I love reading how people cant afford to watch f1 but have televisions the size of a small house

Well to be honest the cost of a small house to store my large TV in was quite extensive.

:thumbup: Hahaha, exactly :D
by DrG
Tue Apr 21, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Australian TV coverage
Replies: 181
Views: 24365

Re: Australian TV coverage

I love reading how people cant afford to watch f1 but have televisions the size of a small house That's easy to see why. My TV cost me £259 and is fully HD capable with a reasonably large screen (36"). Sky would cost me £40 per It's also much easier to save up for a 1-off cost (Took me 10 mont...
by DrG
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lewis and Sebastian
Replies: 38
Views: 7587

Re: Lewis and Sebastian

Well, TBH I think it's quite the contrary: I find that drivers like Lewis and Seb are quite down to earth chaps, you know, the kind of blokes you'd like to have a beer with, Ricciardo too; whilst Alonso I get the feeling he'd always try to big himself up no matter what - if you ask him about the su...
by DrG
Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 500869

Re: The Joke Thread

A man in a Florida supermarket tries to buy half a head of lettuce. The very young produce assistant tells him that they sell only whole heads of lettuce. The man persists and asks to see the manager. The boy says he'll ask his manager about it. Walking into the back room, the boy said to his manage...