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 Forum: The Media Center   Topic: ST: Discovery Klingons = Trump Supporters

Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:43 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 468


The über-capitalist Ferengi might not have been evil but they were certainly fun. Very refreshing un-PC fun.

 Forum: The Media Center   Topic: ST: Discovery Klingons = Trump Supporters

Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:04 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 468


The Bushranger wrote:
Well we've always known the Klingons were the good guys anyway, right? :twisted:


F... the good guys! Credible villains are what a tv show/movie needs. And yes, I'm looking at you Stargate movie! :geek:

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Silent but deadly...The DeLisle: Britain's Silenced .45 ACP

Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:35 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 372


Nightwatch2 wrote:
surprised they went with the .45


It's in the video. They had plenty of .45 handguns in service at the time and the .45 ACP is not a supersonic bullet like 9mm.

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Silent but deadly...The DeLisle: Britain's Silenced .45 ACP

Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:08 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 372


*misunderstood*

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: USS Jimmy Carter had fun

Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:15 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 583


Eeo wrote:
And bilges. Not necessarily drained ones...


That's where the tide pools is out of which Chiefs spontaneously formate, isn't it? :shock:

 Forum: Bar   Topic: Attack of the killer jet skis

Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:01 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 110


No, it's not Iran's latest naval superweapon but one of their clients:

http://www.israellycool.com/2017/09/14/ ... -invasion/

Love the Top Secret analogy.

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: USS Jimmy Carter had fun

Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:15 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 583


Francis Urquhart wrote:
Craiglxviii wrote:
Would that be the RN, or shoddy Guz contractors..?


Both. Shoddy contractors who didn't do the work properly, poor RN quality control in that they didn't keel-haul the contractors.


Pfftt. A cover up all of it. You should have seen the other sub.

:mrgreen:

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: The Very Backbone of the U.S. Navy Is in Big Trouble

Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:55 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 349


If you don't gundeck the paperwork you are out of the (direct) line of fire, because I bet filing false reports is illegal and carries high penalties.

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Cheese-eating surrender monkeys?

Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:30 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2121


About the Germans, just because they did not want to fight the Entente in France does not mean they would not have fought the Bolsheviks. The latter were weaker and there were plenty of Germans living in the Baltic States. And you would not need 500k. A few ten-thousand cloud have gone a long to to...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Cheese-eating surrender monkeys?

Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:59 am 

Replies: 90
Views: 2121


I can think of Bataan as one event where imminent defeat did not equal mass desertion, but I'm not sure its equivalent. I know the US and Filipino troops were on starvation rations, but I don't recall if they were actually starving to death before they surrendered. Once in Bataan they had nowhere t...

 Forum: Bar   Topic: Irma emergency relief

 Post subject: Re: Irma emergency relief
Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:14 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 357


To all of you who reside outside the US... Have you heard anything in the media about relief efforts from your countries? Thanks Belushi TD Israeli rescue teams depart for south Florida https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5014773,00.html There is also a German "rescue mission" on t...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: SECDEF to visit Minot AFB.....

Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:38 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 271


You take half a dozen nukes for a walk once and they never stop talking about it. :P

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: And on The Subject of Warbirds - A B-17 Just Flew Over

Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:02 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 480


Belushi TD wrote:
He's setting a trap for you.

Belushi TD


Using a Cougar as bait? :lol:

 Forum: Bar   Topic: HEH, HEH, HEH "DUFFEL BLOG

Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:20 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 347


No idea what they are drinking but I want some! Report: US Failure To Confront ISIS Could Lead To Jews Pulling Off Another 9/11   [quote] NEW YORK, N.Y. — From Alex Jones to your Uncle Earl who is currently browsing the forums at Stormfront, conspiracy theorists around the world have expressed fear ...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Re-engining question.

 Post subject: Re: Re-engining question.
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:45 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 361


Clearly the Royal Wizard should advise bomber acquisiton to wait, so you can pick up a fleet of brand-new B-32s for the cost of the avgas to get them home. :twisted: This is Europe. The fuel bill for these things could bankrupt a small country. :lol: But this: Typical prices for surplus aircraft we...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Re-engining question.

 Post subject: Re: Re-engining question.
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:24 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 361


Did you confuse Ruritania with Barataria? Ruritania is an adventure novel country, not a comic opera country, isn't it? :geek: Waiting until after the war (M. Becker, sixth reply) would certainly have been rational (the Ruritanian royal bookkeeper should have told the king "Military stuff is go...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Re-engining question.

 Post subject: Re: Re-engining question.
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:37 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 361


Good idea but an evaluation of all candidates might have to wait until the war is over. Or would the USA have allowed a neutral to take an in depth look at their latest fighter? Particularly one who's in negotiations with the Germans for the 262? Informationen on the P-80 could make its way to the e...

 Forum: Bar   Topic: "Now hear this..."

 Post subject: Re: "Now hear this..."
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:27 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 562


S. Murray wrote:
Bob Dedmon wrote:
1/350 Lady Lex...October 1941


Links don't work.


They do for me if you klick on them.

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Re-engining question.

 Post subject: Re: Re-engining question.
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:21 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 361


Didn't the 262 have aerodynamic issues with its wings, ... If so did they know? I recommend buying "allied". In '44 you know they'll win and soon. So their weapons and equipment will remain in production. Turning to the Germans for technical support is probably impossible in the near futu...

 Forum: History and Warfare   Topic: Re-engining question.

 Post subject: Re: Re-engining question.
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:46 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 361


Continuing the scenario-- what's a little more implausibility on top of what we already have?-- in the judgment of the Ruritanian air ministry, their cuckoo clock industry has produced a trained workforce and a degree of technological sophistication that, plausibly, allows domestic production of bo...
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