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    Fair enough. To get it wrong after being...

    Fair enough. To get it wrong after being corrected once is just embarrassing. And your sentiment isn't a bad one to end on.
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    Makes a great quip, but a skill is a skill. He...

    Makes a great quip, but a skill is a skill. He damn nearly stopped. That shows how much time he had to manoeuvre. The data from the experiment showed that if he had time to break he had time to...
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    Actually, I'm pretty sure that in that situation...

    Actually, I'm pretty sure that in that situation whichever way I went, I'd have been off the road. I don't think I'm a 'super riding god' merely someone who practices more than one way of avoiding a...
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    Cool, we disagree. I do think it's a skill and...

    Cool, we disagree. I do think it's a skill and one that take significant practice. Perhaps you are all just better at it than me, but self consciously steering sharply and hard in the opposite...
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    Yep, that's the one and yes, you are quite right....

    Yep, that's the one and yes, you are quite right. However, doing it self consciously at speed to very rapidly initiate a turn and recover from such a turn certainly feels like a skill that needs...
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    At this point I'm just confused. I assume that...

    At this point I'm just confused. I assume that everyone can see that at the point that the Subaru is clearly into the other carriageway (14) there is around fifty meters (the road lines - 1004.1 -...
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    Donít get me wrong, the chap was a genius and his writing is supremely readable.
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    I know I wouldnít. I may well have gone off the road, but Iíll take the possibility of a 60mph collision with something against a definite combined 100mph collision with a car every time. Thatís why...
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    I donít think Iím claiming ninja like responses and I was explicit that, as far as Iím concerned, anything is better than a direct head on collision with a car at speed. Iím acutely aware that some...
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    Perhaps, but, for example, you will find no...

    Perhaps, but, for example, you will find no mention of ultra, Bletchley, Magic, the minor detail that we were reading almost all Luftwaffe radio traffic throughout the Battle of Britain, that we had...
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    While Liddell Hart was the military genius...

    While Liddell Hart was the military genius responsible for developing the precise tactics used by the Germans in France, oops, he simply didn't have access to the documentary sources available to...
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    Exactly the same. Cabinet notes suggest that the...

    Exactly the same. Cabinet notes suggest that the plan was to wait until Hitler was weakened, while putting the Empire on a war footing, and then
    do what perfidious Albion always did best...

    Oh,...
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    I was simply saying what Iíve done in the past, what Iíve practiced doing and what has worked for me. I canít say precisely what Iíd have done in terms of direction, but yes, Iíd have counter steered...
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    I've got the A1 simply because it fitted in an...

    I've got the A1 simply because it fitted in an odd space, it's handsome, easy to use and far more like actual rowing than the Concept, The seat is noisier but the runners can be polished and wiped...
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    Hitler was very nervous about bombing English...

    Hitler was very nervous about bombing English cities for a range of reasons. Not least that most people at the time accepted the myth that, as Baldwin put it: 'The bomber will always get through'. ...
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    I disagree. He was driving a decent sportsbike...

    I disagree. He was driving a decent sportsbike and he was breaking hard for well over a second before the accident. In that situation I would have flicked the bike out of the way in whichever...
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    I'm not sure he did. He was clear both that the...

    I'm not sure he did. He was clear both that the British were not Germany's natural enemy, that the British Empire was a good thing and that he really didn't like naval operations. The current...
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    I'm not sure this is entirely the case. Take the...

    I'm not sure this is entirely the case. Take the BF109. This was constantly improved and, much like the Spitfire, went through a series of marks from A to K which were also upgraded within the Mark. ...
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    I agree, This is the proper emphasis on the Navy....

    I agree, This is the proper emphasis on the Navy. I made their potential role look less important. Even if it were just a nightly sally or dash from Dover to Portsmouth, and minelaying, the...
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    The idea that the Germans could have invaded in...

    The idea that the Germans could have invaded in 1940 is silly. It always was.

    Just beating the RAF was beyond them. They didn't even come close. The standard myth, repeated endlessly after the...
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    I have one as well, Mine has a missing minute...

    I have one as well, Mine has a missing minute hand. It came with the hand, but nothing to mount it on, I bought a, as I remember, fourth wheel with the intention of getting it all replaced when it...
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    36 into 34 probably doesn't go.

    36 into 34 probably doesn't go.
  23. I agree with Seadog - Honest is best - things...

    I agree with Seadog - Honest is best - things like this are not just what happens now but also how they are perceived and felt in the future. Younger children do need to be protected until old...
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    Hi, if you are wearing it, then fully wound is...

    Hi, if you are wearing it, then fully wound is best for accuracy. If it's not in use then let it wind down. Keeping it wound when not in use is just accelerating wear.

    As you don't really know...
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    I admire the brand for successfully following the...

    I admire the brand for successfully following the Rolex playbook, a feat that virtually no other brand has managed. There's astute branding, placement and all that combined with the fact that, like...
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