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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trains....

 Post subject: Re: Trains....
Posted: Yesterday, 11:39 pm 

Replies: 94
Views: 10,988


In the movie "Dr. Zhivago," I think they used an actual short-stroke express locomotive in one scene. Gresley was the great engineer behind the Flying Scot, etc. I believe that was Hitlers record breaking loco that you saw. In the film its loaer portion was painted red to make it look som...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trains....

 Post subject: Re: Trains....
Posted: Yesterday, 9:48 pm 

Replies: 94
Views: 10,988


Those locomotives had the world speed record for a while at 113mph and then 118mph. They had three firemen to shovel the coal and they could not feed the fire fast enough. They said that if they could, that more speed was available from the locos. During WW2 they were stripped of their streamlining ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trains....

 Post subject: Re: Trains....
Posted: Yesterday, 9:42 pm 

Replies: 94
Views: 10,988


Duplicate Post.

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Do I need to cut down my socalising a bit?

Posted: Yesterday, 8:04 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 210


Maybe volunteer at a preserved railway?

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: describe a favorite old car you used to own

Posted: Yesterday, 5:24 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 51


Never forget with the Volvo 360GLT just before I went to part exchange it for a newer Volvo 480ES, and because I knew I only had the last day or two left with the 360, waiting for a gap at a large busy roundabout I revved it up high and really let it go when asuitable gap came up in the traffic. I e...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Where do you struggle with dating?

Posted: Yesterday, 5:02 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 47


Shyness and I do not always pick up on hints!

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: AMC Pacer thread!

 Post subject: Re: AMC Pacer thread!
Posted: Yesterday, 10:44 am 

Replies: 48
Views: 2,109


Yugos were actually strong little things. The Pacer had interesting key features in its design. One was that the passenger door was larger to aid passengers getting in and out, so practical thought went into the design. It was also designed to eliminate blind spots so that drivers had an excellent v...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: describe a favorite old car you used to own

Posted: Yesterday, 9:08 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 51


Volvo 360GLT 3 door hatchback. 5 speed manual. Engine at the front being a 2000cc Porsche re-designed Volvo engine crammed into in a lightweight body origionally designed by Daf to use a 1300cc engine. An aluminium drive shaft to reduce the revving weight of the transmission between engine and gearb...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Metiorites. Are They Rare?

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 1:54 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 256


Glad that they don't fall too often or we would have to all wear hard hats!

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Egg roulette

 Post subject: Re: Egg roulette
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 1:48 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 111


Eggs pulled by a model locotivewith each egg having a puspose built wagon?

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Egg roulette

 Post subject: Re: Egg roulette
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 12:12 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 111


Roll it down the hill? Post it to someone? Put it on a little paraschute and drop it from a height? Wrap it up as a Christmas present and "Accidently" leave it on your car? Float it down the rivef on a cardboard boat? Go up to a stranger, give it to them and say "This is for you"...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trains....

 Post subject: Re: Trains....
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 8:06 am 

Replies: 94
Views: 10,988


A good plan.

I found after many years of working trains in the past, that I prefer watching them pass, but you do need to travel on a train if you have not. One can see countryside that one can't see if driving!

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Any Good News, Anyone?

 Post subject: Re: Any Good News, Anyone?
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:48 am 

Replies: 120
Views: 1,128


KitLily wrote:
DeathFlowerKing wrote:
Still alive. :skull:


Well that's good. And quite surprising seeing as I'm expecting Pootin to blow up the world any moment!


Putin? Na.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Metiorites. Are They Rare?

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:45 am 

Replies: 20
Views: 256


I think finding an expert is an idea. Shame this tablet is so restricting as I would like to photograph it.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Double standards?

 Post subject: Re: Double standards?
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:31 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 166


The man and woman do not deserve life. What a horrid thing to do in a public place! What disgusting people! A woman taking a s**t on the toilet is a real turn on :wink: What is done in private between a couple who conscent to each other is private. What is done in public is a total other issue wher...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Double standards?

 Post subject: Re: Double standards?
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:08 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 166


What a horrid thing to do in a public place! What disgusting people! What lack of discipline!
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