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Forum: Other Mysteries 04-02-2009, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Shangas
I think the most plausible plot is that British...

I think the most plausible plot is that British bombers, flying back to England after an aborted bombing-raid, discharged their bombs over the Channel, and accidently hit Mr. Miller's plane, causing...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-11-2008, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Shangas
I recently watched a screen production (AKA -...

I recently watched a screen production (AKA - film) of Oliver Twist :) I must say I liked it a lot. I'm rather fond of Oliver Twist, an interesting story. A pain to read, but lots of fun to watch.
Forum: Pub Talk 10-07-2008, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Shangas
No, sorry. The whistles were created in the...

No, sorry.

The whistles were created in the 1870s, I believe. Before that, bobbies used rattles. The inventor got the idea for the whistle after he dropped his violin and broke it, apparently. The...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-07-2008, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Shangas
This is what a Metropolitan whistle looks like:...

This is what a Metropolitan whistle looks like:

http://www.vintageshopper.com/images/product_photos/150372.jpg
Forum: Pub Talk 10-07-2008, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Shangas
So the famous Met Whistle is a two-chambered...

So the famous Met Whistle is a two-chambered pealess whistle, right?

In that case I think I may be able to buy one. I've wanted one for a while and I spotted one at the flea-market last week. I...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-05-2008, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Shangas
Metropolitan whistles.

Hey everyone,

Strange question, perhaps, but does the metropolitan whistle (Bobby's whistle), come with a whistle-pea? Or is it just a tube of metal with holes in it and a ring for a chain and...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-16-2008, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Shangas
I recently finished watching "12 Angry...

I recently finished watching "12 Angry Men" (1957), starring Henry Fonda. Great film.
Forum: Pub Talk 09-09-2008, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Shangas
Lord of the Rings trilogy. I think I liked it...

Lord of the Rings trilogy.

I think I liked it more this time I watched it 'cause there wasn't all the damn hype that went with it when it first came out.
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-09-2008, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Shangas
Boogie-Woogie. That's how it's spelt. And yes,...

Boogie-Woogie. That's how it's spelt. And yes, the show is called The 1940s House. I only watched the first few episodes, I wish I could have finished watching it. It was incredibly interesting. And...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-05-2008, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Shangas
US. Federal Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island. The...

US. Federal Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island. The so-called "unescapable" island prison...

I'm of the opinion that escape was both possible and impossible.

You have to think about it this way......
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-02-2008, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Shangas
Alton Glenn Miller, noted big-band bandleader and...

Alton Glenn Miller, noted big-band bandleader and trombonist, born 1904. Went missing over the English Channel in 1944 on his way to Paris from London to perform in the recently-liberated French...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-02-2008, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Shangas
That's a popular myth, and some it is true, but...

That's a popular myth, and some it is true, but unfortunately, it was the Titanic that sank.

The Olympic crashed into the HMS Hawke, by the way.
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-02-2008, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Shangas
For those who don't know what it means,...

For those who don't know what it means, "rounding the horn" isn't rude at all.

It refers to 'rounding' (ie - going around), Cape Horn, on the tip of South America. Before the construction of the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-02-2008, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Shangas
That last one you told me of reminds me of an...

That last one you told me of reminds me of an episode of The Shadow. In it, this guy attacks ocean-liners in his private submarine and when the people are all lowered in lifeboats, he surfaces in his...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-01-2008, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Shangas
Never read it, but Jessop is something of a...

Never read it, but Jessop is something of a miracle. To be on all three ships in times of danger and survive each time.

Although with the sinking of the Brittanic, it could be argued that she...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-01-2008, 02:11 AM
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Posted By Shangas
That's the one! :) One of my favourite ever...

That's the one! :)

One of my favourite ever films. I've been watching it since I was a kid. Never grow tired of it.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-31-2008, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Shangas
I watched the 1998 action-flick "Hard...

I watched the 1998 action-flick "Hard Rain" today.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Shangas
I just read about this article in a newspaper. I...

I just read about this article in a newspaper. I think it's ridiculous. JtR in Brisbane...baaah. And even if it WAS him, how the hell would we ever find out?
Forum: Pub Talk 08-22-2008, 12:28 PM
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Views: 63,324
Posted By Shangas
I tried to watch '1408'. Sounds like a hell of a...

I tried to watch '1408'. Sounds like a hell of a film. I never reached the end, though.

Buck-buck-buck-bu'kawww!...

Latest film I watched was "The Dam Busters".
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-22-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,107
Posted By Shangas
Honestly, I don't see anything. But I have crappy...

Honestly, I don't see anything. But I have crappy eyesight anyway, so that may have something to do with it.
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-08-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 70,484
Posted By Shangas
If I recall, the Vasa sank due to an unequal...

If I recall, the Vasa sank due to an unequal distribution of weight and a top-heavy design, right? The ship rolled, and the open gunports let the water rush in and the ship just tipped right over and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-07-2008, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Shangas
Yes master... :sad2:

Yes master... :sad2:
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-07-2008, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Shangas
The Gustloff was a shocking thing, although by...

The Gustloff was a shocking thing, although by all accounts, if the captains had followed wartime procedure, it may never have happened at all.

According to a documentary, there were three captains...
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-07-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 70,484
Posted By Shangas
A Night To Remember is based on a book, also...

A Night To Remember is based on a book, also called "A Night To Remember", by Walter Lord.
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-06-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 70,484
Posted By Shangas
Another forgotten martime disaster is the sinking...

Another forgotten martime disaster is the sinking of the SS. Antinoe, and that one really is heroic.

In 1926, the SS. President Roosevelt sailed out of New York Harbour, setting a course for...
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