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 Grammatron » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:44 am

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Re: 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.

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

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:51 am

that seems improbable.

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Post by ceptimus » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:12 am

A petrol-electric with a further level of indirectness for the gyro wheel drive: an electrically driven compressor providing pneumatic power for the gyro. Do you think the designers were trolling?

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

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:19 am

Just priming the money pump, not unlike today's boondoggles.
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 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:36 am

Let's hope it won't give AC any funny ideas:



I've also seen on YT there are stabilized bikes, and this Sweet Ride© from 1967 (action starts at ~ 2 min.):


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

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Post by Grammatron » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:07 am

http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/LOCO ... rennan.htm

More info on that specific monorail (Brennan Gyro-Monorail).

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Post by shemp » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:34 am

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One can only hope that such a tragic outcome does not come to pass!
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:37 am

Hmm seems a bit too specific. Sure that isn't faked?
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Post by Rob Lister » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:27 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:37 am
Hmm seems a bit too specific. Sure that isn't faked?
snopes sez it is true.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cellp ... from-1953/

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

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:52 pm

Jeez, look how they drew the chinaman

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Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:24 am

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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 robinson » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:04 pm

Next thing they will want to be President
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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

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