Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:13 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
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We will not speak of the Japanese Mac original which was far superior.
Now set the color scheme to "Hotdog Stand" . 8)
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:01 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Post by robinson » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:12 am

Witness wrote:
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We always just push started them. Way faster and easier.
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Post by Rob Lister » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:53 am

I agree. You just gotta remember to park nose-down on a hill.

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:59 pm

I used to start mine by popping the clutch as the car rolled backwards down the driveway.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:00 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by Rob Lister » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:19 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
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I used to start mine by popping the clutch as the car rolled backwards down the driveway.
Well sure, if your reverse gear works.

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Post by sparks » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:12 am

She wears the scarf to cover the fact that her man has knocked out most of her teeth. Shameless hussy!

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:07 pm

Historical note:
The Model A was the first Ford with controls close enough to a modern car that you could just drive it with no additional instructions.

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Post by sparks » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:22 pm

Been better if it had been all about "How to text while driving & How to survive in prison"
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Post by Pyrrho » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:00 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:14 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:44 am

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"FOUND SWORD
Those who lost it can claim it from
M. DELAGRAVE, Commissar of St. Antoine district,
residing King of Sicily street, near Cloche-Perche street [today "Cloche Percé"],
who will hand it back if provided with an exact
description of shape & style of said Sword
& its Scabbard.

Permit to display, this October 13th 1753
From J. LAMESLE's print shop, St. Michel bridge."

Rue Cloche Percé today:

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Till 1807 there were houses on the Pont St. - Michel. Often burned down, carried away with floods, &c.

Amusing note: the King's gardens were open to the public, but gents had to wear a sword – which you could rent at the entrance.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:57 pm

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Those boots.

Actually I don't think that would look out of place in 2019. It may have looked unusual for 1928.
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