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by painless
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 239872

Re: Awesomeness

Well that was interesting, I just came home in a blizzard, navigating from power pole to power pole. When I look out the window now there are ravens PLAYING! They like the updrafts from hills and buildings so they can almost hover in place - truly awesome creatures.
by painless
Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bruno to expand his 2013 plans.
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: Bruno to expand his 2013 plans.

I only read the subject line and my first thought was "Who? The Sacha Baron Cohen Bruno?"
Didn't he do NASCAR after F1?
by painless
Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Most memorable victories
Replies: 51
Views: 8898

Re: Most memorable victories

OK not F1 but if we go back to Mexico then a little history may be in order so.... Pedro Rodriguez Porsche 917 Brands Hatch 1970 Margin of victory? 5 (count 'em, five) laps!! And that after a black flag penalty. Oh, and in the rain too. I was a spotty, impressionable little oik at the time but it wa...
by painless
Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Most memorable victories
Replies: 51
Views: 8898

Re: Most memorable victories

Brambilla in the wet. Can't remember the year. rain was p****ing down, most "aces" and rainmeisters fell off. Brambilla "The Monza Gorilla" wins and then promptly crashes during his celebrations! Poor *inaudible* died not very long ago while mowing the lawn and they say motorspor...
by painless
Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Relationship problem - advice required!
Replies: 38
Views: 7991

Re: Relationship problem - advice required!

It would seem unwise to stick with the present situation in the hope that medicating one party will solve the problems of all involved. You mention the supposed bipolar individual is engaged but you do not expand on what support (if any) her fiance is providing. I would give some thought to the noti...
by painless
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Your Personal Motorsports "Hall of Fame"
Replies: 64
Views: 9803

Re: Your Personal Motorsports "Hall of Fame"

If nobody's already mentioned him...Chris Amon
by painless
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How did you become an F1/race fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 5592

Re: How did you become an F1/race fan?

I honestly cannot remember which came first The Scalextric (I had a sharknose Ferrari and I can't remember the other car) or the F1 - probably both about the same time. I remember Bandini dying and being upset about that. I, like another poster, also had an Italian grandfather so my blood runs Ferra...
by painless
Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 523776

Re: The Joke Thread

A guy gets on a plane and finds, sitting next to him, an absolutely gorgeous young lady and strikes up a conversation. "So, why are you going to Montreal today?" "I am the President of the sex therapists society and I'm giving the keynote speech at our annual convention "Explodin...
by painless
Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 1173
Views: 523776

Re: The Joke Thread

And then there were the miners who used to visit their local brothel after their shift ended. One day a new guy joined the crew and they took him along for the usual post-shift R&R. Upon leaving the brothel the new guy was concerned his wife would notice his now pink penis and asked what the oth...
by painless
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

In the wake, as it were, of the Russian meteorite and, thankfully, no fatalities this always irritates me: "Death toll still rising" What else is it going to do? "500 dead in disaster...Oh wait this one's still twitching. 499 dead in disaster" Or to put it another way "Some ...
by painless
Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Oscar Pistorius - Charged with Girlfriend's murder...
Replies: 72
Views: 12446

Re: Oscar Pistorius - Charged with Girlfriend's murder...

Just guessing but "mistaken identity" may be from those with an interest vested in this guy wishing to muddy the waters. If you h guilty beyond reasonable doubt start chucking some doubts in there pronto.
by painless
Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Horse meat scandal
Replies: 32
Views: 5271

Re: Horse meat scandal

SchumieRules wrote:Also salt. Way too high salt levels in everything


ABSO****INGLUTELY !!! Yes. Last time at the doc for blood pressure told to "watch" salt. Started looking at processed items, it's like buying salt with a bit of soup, salt with a bit of sardine, salt with... you get the picture.
by painless
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is It OK to Lie to Your Partner
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Is It OK to Lie to Your Partner

I use two strategies. With the missus I usually ask her to consider the possibility she may not like the answer and I give her the option to withdraw the question. In many other situations (as on plane last week) I ask do they want honest or polite? The twit on the plane opted for honest so I told h...
by painless
Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Horse meat scandal
Replies: 32
Views: 5271

Re: Horse meat scandal

Could've been worse. Sweeny Todd burger anyone? Seriously though I do not buy ready meals unless really pushed for time (working/travelling etc) and 99% of the time I cook from scratch. One still ends up using the odd processed product such as canned tomatoes and the like. Here I even have access to...
by painless
Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pope Resigns
Replies: 153
Views: 30717

Re: Pope Resigns

Does he get a pension?
by painless
Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Damn and Blast!

OK betcha there's no Pigmy Ferret Rhinoceros (and I'm sure they would be V. annoying)
by painless
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Front Jack Man Safety
Replies: 37
Views: 5794

Re: Front Jack Man Safety

I've read most of what has been posted. I like the idea of not allowing any crew in the pitlane until the car is stationary (perhaps a link between the cars telemetry and some sort of gate as used in skiing startlines) I do see a problem with this which may be worse than the problem we are trying to...
by painless
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Johnston wrote:And hen people


Ah yes, those bloody Hen People! Not quite as bad as the Squirrel fish (please don't let there really be a squirrel fish; should've checked)
by painless
Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 239872

Re: Awesomeness

You are all so close to gastronomic Nirvana it's not true!!! Chips - good Chips with gravy - very good Chips with cheese - also very good Ladies and Gentlemen I give you that great Canadian classic Chips, cheese and Gravy otherwise known as POUTINE (It probably fueled a few Villeneuves so it can't b...
by painless
Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Rachie_D wrote:Also a more general annoyance: people.


More specifically those (particularly those who comment on PF1) who can't seem to spell Break and brake correctly. (hits send and walks slowly away from computer gnashing teeth)
by painless
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gay marriage vote UK.
Replies: 32
Views: 7735

Re: Gay marriage vote UK.

Despite now having the option to marry another man I'm still not gay. And that's precisely the point is it not? It is an option; it's not compulsory. These rabid twits foaming at the mouth about the evils of gay marriage seem totally blind to the evils perpetrated in the names of "normality&qu...
by painless
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

I'll see your powercuts and raise you frozen drains.

Got frantic call from dog/housesitter this morning to say shower not draining. Flew in this afternoon and now have plumber with head under sink and impressive display of plumber cleavage - and you know that ain't good.
by painless
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: James Allison set to leave Lotus
Replies: 114
Views: 13316

Re: James Allison set to leave Lotus

Johnston wrote:Do you think if I sent one of my kids drawings in Crayon of a Red Bull to Merc they would hire her?


Better to photocopy said drawing and flog it to 'em - you don't sell the goose that lays the golden eggs
by painless
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Sensible and honest opinions wanted re possible racism.
Replies: 47
Views: 11262

Re: Sensible and honest opinions wanted re possible racism.

but certainly "discrimination" does. I am not sure even discrimination hits the nail on the head. Come the next election you will be asked to discriminate between that candidate whose opinions and values are most in line with yours. Certain retailers value "discriminating buyers"...
by painless
Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Flight booked, bags packed, house sitter ready .......Weather crappy, don't know if plane will land. 10:30 now and about zero visibility. flight scheduled to arrive around two. Finger and toes crossed. 24hours later. Still here. Biting chunks out of the furniture. Dog looking a little worried. Done ...
by painless
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Snow
Replies: 31
Views: 5905

Re: Snow

Damn! Weather Office calling for blizzard tonight (actually only half-heard the radio - may have been a lizard warning but I don't think so) This HAS to clear up P.D.Q. I'm flying out on Wednesday
If your igloo builder needs a few lessons (and it looks like he does) we'd be glad to help.
by painless
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Toto Wolff new Mercedes Motorsport Boss
Replies: 32
Views: 4867

Re: Toto Wolff new Mercedes Motorsport Boss

Moore wrote:I doubt Mercedes and Williams would like for him to be sat in two chairs..


Sitting in two chairs would make him Bi-assed?
by painless
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Snow
Replies: 31
Views: 5905

Re: Snow

Three Eight One yeah Brrrrrr. We are about 10deg warmer in Baffin right now with w/chill at -36 I find it helps to think of it in degrees Kelvin so we have a balmy 248 deg K here. ...And why, in this weather, does the dog always have to fart and fiddle about looking for just the right patch of snow ...
by painless
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

If there is no bacon can they be said to be bacon sandwiches or are they just tomato and lettuce sandwiches which would have been (greatly) improved by the addition of bacon?
by painless
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Thoughts about visiting Japan and Radiation?
Replies: 16
Views: 3691

Re: Thoughts about visiting Japan and Radiation?

Lead-lined "Y" fronts?
Sperm bank now, trip to the vet later?
Adopt?
by painless
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Just got dressed up like a polar explorer, walked to the city office to get dog tags for the mutts and I get " Oh no, we've moved that office to building something-or-other. You have to go there now" It's too colds to walk to building whatever so I'll just hope the dogs don't abscond in th...
by painless
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Attending a GP
Replies: 684
Views: 603004

Re: Attending a GP

Just got my tickets this morning for Montreal (Grandstand 11, Section 2) and booked my plane tickets over the weekend. Which brings me to my next step... booking hotel rooms. I understand transportation to the circuit is good, so lots of options as far as places one could stay... any suggestions on...
by painless
Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 239872

Re: Awesomeness

Wouldn't you constantly be having to pull them back up, or is that the whole point? A design feature! If your waist is narrower than your hips they will stay in place. Those of us with a more Rubenesque build would find they slide off a bit too easily thus restricting the use only to those whose fi...
by painless
Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesomeness
Replies: 511
Views: 239872

Re: Awesomeness

vikz22 wrote: whether a non stick pan becomes more non stick the more you use it (ok all of those are from me, such tripe!)


I did once propose the non-stick, no skidmark Teflon thong. sadly it never got beyond the design stage. I am sure it would have been awesome though.
by painless
Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What role would You choose if entering the world of F1?
Replies: 83
Views: 9081

Re: What role would You choose if entering the world of F1?

The fella known in our household as "Hat Guy" and yes, I know his name/title etc has come up before but I've got a touch of Oldtimers' disease complicated by a spot of caring deficit. Anyway; travel world, hand out hats, travel some more, hand out another bunch of hats, quick vacation the...
by painless
Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What role would You choose if entering the world of F1?
Replies: 83
Views: 9081

Re: What role would You choose if entering the world of F1?

The fella known in our household as "Hat Guy" and yes, I know his name/title etc has come up before but I've got a touch of Oldtimers' disease complicated by a spot of caring deficit. Anyway; travel world, hand out hats, travel some more, hand out another bunch of hats, quick vacation then...
by painless
Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spreading F1
Replies: 36
Views: 6260

Re: Spreading F1

I live in a city (in Canada) of about 6500 people ten of whom I know to be F1 fans. That's about 0.0015% of the population and I am still amazed we have that many! there may be a few more that I don't know about and there may be a few others who could be "converted" (whaddya wanna call it?...
by painless
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Annoyances
Replies: 1620
Views: 432075

Re: Annoyances

Banana Man wrote:When you're waiting for a parcel to be delivered and you really need a sh*t. There's no dilema quite like it. :-|


-Unless it's your order of adult diapers
by painless
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: PF1 Forum Musicians?
Replies: 44
Views: 10586

Re: PF1 Forum Musicians?

Similar story to Vikz 22. At primary school I was given a triangle, told to stand at the back and don't hit it. End of potentially brilliant musical career!
by painless
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Atheist/Christian christmas
Replies: 37
Views: 8049

Re: Atheist/Christian christmas

I am sure if God has a problem with the way Christmas is "celebrated" He's able to sort it out. Likely he doesn't need a lot of zealots to do this for him (unless of course He spoke to them "listen up guys, if you see a buddhist with mistletoe beat the crap out of the little #*$@"...