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Old 26th Jun 2020, 06:11
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Angel Reasoned discussion anyone?

It's been a long time since visiting Prune, but as far as a brief glance shows, things haven't changed much.

About 35 years ago I pulled the pin and made a last ditch attempt to join the RAAF because I reasoned that military aviation especially had to be densely populated with rational individuals compared to any other profession or trade I could imagine. Politics was definitely out, and that ruled out anything in the public service, since they made no sense to me at all. Unfortunately, the RAAF turned out to be yet another arm of the public service, and things have only gotten worse in each field of endeavour despite all the do-gooders doing their best to save us from every imaginable problem we're ever likely to come across.

If you're missing some good old fashioned rational debate without all the emotional baggage attached to every issue worth discussing, then I invite you to having a man to man discussion like the good old days before political correctness spoiled everything. Please be advised that you will be treated respectfully and courteously if you decide to participate. I know fair dinkum airmen are still out there, even though the sky is heavily polluted by drivers nowadays - or should I say, the earth....?
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 06:44
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So you are asking to have a polite conversation whilst bagging everything else out? Okkkkkkkkkkkk.....
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 06:50
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Originally Posted by Manwell View Post
It's been a long time since visiting Prune, but as far as a brief glance shows, things haven't changed much.
Well worth coming back then.
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I invite you to having a man to man discussion like the good old days before political correctness spoiled everything.
So...you left before Debbie Wardley won her case?

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 07:10
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Is this guy having a stroke?
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 07:27
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Perhaps you should put this in the Military forum. Pretty sure of a reasonable discussion.

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 07:30
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I like Debbie...we used to fly together in the good old Ansett days, she was also part of our tennis group. My wife loved Debbie and Debbie loved my wife, too!
This sounds a bit like the Bold and the Beautiful, doesn't it?
Debbie had a great career and we wish her well and still love her and always will.
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 09:40
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So you are asking to have a polite conversation whilst bagging everything else out? Okkkkkkkkkkkk.....
I did suggest having a man to man conversation oz. That's one way to separate the men from the boys.
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 10:03
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Just like Fawlty Towers, Iíd quit while you are still ahead Manwell!

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 10:28
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So you are asking to have a polite conversation whilst bagging everything else out? Okkkkkkkkkkkk.....
Hmmmm- With, 'all' that is going On, right here and right Now- is there a 'Bulk' quote option.......????

I did suggest having a man to man conversation oz. That's one way to separate the men from the boys.
Ref: Mr 'oz'- et al.............., 'hearin Ya'll' ........... Blokes should, 'we' now all Man-Up, LOCK & LOAD and strap on a Chopper.. and have 'that' Yarn...???

Just a question..., have a good weekend all.
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 10:40
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Cool. Can we talk about how Geoffrey Thomas should be the next Director of CASA?
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 10:46
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"Unfortunately, the RAAF turned out to be yet another arm of the public service, and things have only gotten worse"

And this surprises you how exactly?????
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 10:54
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I did suggest having a man to man conversation oz. That's one way to separate the men from the boys.
Question without notice, how do you feel about blue shirts and Air New Zealand?

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 11:00
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Cool. Can we talk about how Geoffrey Thomas should be the next Director of CASA?
Indeed- good call, shall be a No Net-Loss appointment.............

Have, you had a yarn with The Minister for Transport and 'Sharpie'...............?????

Reckon, 'you' may.... have cracked/nailed it Mr 'michigan j'!!!!!

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 11:07
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I still canít get over the fact that women are allowed to vote.
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 11:39
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Cool

Reasoned discussion? PPRuNe? Nah, never happen

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 13:25
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I still canít get over the fact that women are allowed to vote.
Who let them out of the kitchen anyway?
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 14:16
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I still canít get over the fact that women are allowed to vote.
Since when????
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 23:23
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Originally Posted by michigan j View Post
Cool. Can we talk about how Geoffrey Thomas should be the next Director of CASA?
Was worth reading this pointless thread just for that gem.

Heíd be too qualified and too smart for casa though.
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 23:40
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Reasoned discussion on the interweb?

Never happen
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Old 27th Jun 2020, 00:06
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It's been a long time since visiting Prune, but as far as a brief glance shows, things haven't changed much.
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