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  1. GeoffR replied to the thread It's a mad world.

    To be able to correlate the casualties to the speed limit we would still need to be driving the same cars, without seat belts and...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 5:29 PM
  2. GeoffR replied to the thread It's a mad world.

    There is more to it than that, they gearbox is locked in reverse so, key in, turn juddering stop as the car leaps backwards. Saab owners...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 4:35 PM
  3. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    No, they didn't like being woken up in the mornings! The world fleet at the time was around 8 aircraft so we had plenty of help from...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:42 PM
  4. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    Some variations Have you tried turning it off and on again? We did that regularly with the early A320s, it worked too. RTFM! We had an...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:34 PM
  5. GeoffR replied to the thread It's a mad world.

    I don't know about the first part but from 50-70 The Saab 9000 was faster than a Porsche, as one found out trying to out accelerate me...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:28 PM
  6. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    I hold an Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License (restricted B1, B2 and C for anyone interested) with appropriate type ratings, meaning...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:24 PM
  7. GeoffR replied to the thread Carillion.

    SME is the Hi-Fi manufacturer of Arms and Turntables, Scale Model Engineers was their original name.

    Jan 15, 2018 at 1:56 PM
  8. GeoffR replied to the thread Carillion.

    I hope your pension fund isn't one of those investors

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:58 PM
  9. GeoffR replied to the thread Carillion.

    I'll say it again, what has "Scale Model Engineers" got to do with this? I think by SMEs you mean Small and Medium sized Enterprises...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:56 PM
  10. GeoffR liked Andrew Flannigan's post in the thread Carillion.

    That's quite obscene and typical of these enormous organisations. If the tories were actually in favour of small business they'd require...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:54 PM
  11. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    Judge for yourself Roger, this is what the HSE has to say: "The person doing testing work needs to competent to do it. In many low-risk...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:52 PM
  12. GeoffR replied to the thread It's a mad world.

    The problem, as I see it, is that we have been told that "speed kills" which is complete tripe. Speed per-se does not kill, what kills...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:49 PM
  13. GeoffR replied to the thread It's a mad world.

    What is the point? Sorry Brian, I haven't a clue, I have had cars with 260 BHP but that doesn't magically make the traffic disappear. I...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:38 PM
  14. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    Portable Appliance Testing is what Pete is talking about. This from the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) web site. "Portable appliance...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 12:31 PM
  15. GeoffR replied to the thread Answers to Computer Problems.

    I get where you are coming from, but a computer mouse is hardly a life or death situation. Even so, with any battery powered equipment...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 12:57 PM