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CraigW

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Posted 25 Feb 2019 19:05 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=don_dunstan][quote]Actually, there is a very simple step you can take to pretend that the good old days never ended.

Stay away from the internet.[/quote]Let me guess - "I'm alright Jack, too ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]If anyone should have gone on trial it was [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Arthur_Harris,_1st_Baronet]"Bomber" Harris.[/quote]It is likely that the lack of any ment ...

[quote=don_dunstan]If anyone should have gone on trial it was [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Arthur_Harris,_1st_Baronet]"Bomber" Harris.[/quote]

It may have been victors justice, but somethin ...

[quote=Dangersdan707][quote]Not in the same league?? The body count would suggest otherwise.[/quote]All 3 are in the same league (communism,Capitalism, and fascism). The body count and bia would sugge ...

[quote=Groundrelay][quote]I am equally astound that both you and Ground Relay are trying to suggest that these atrocities committed in the name of a belief system are somehow in different class to the ...

Posted 18 Feb 2019 22:33 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=michaelgm][quote]Latest IPSOS poll sees the LNP claw back the ALPs significant lead in the opinion polls. Was 46/54, now just 49/51.[/quote]Saw this earlier, LNP tactics appear to be working. ...

[quote=Dangersdan707][quote][quote][quote]Meanwhile we have "former" Communists such as Rhiannon doing their level best to destroy the Greens.

I am always amazed that communists get such a free and ...

[quote=Dangersdan707][quote]Meanwhile we have "former" Communists such as Rhiannon doing their level best to destroy the Greens.

I am always amazed that communists get such a free and easy run on t ...

[quote=Carnot]I once talked to a former hardline and politically active Marxist who visited the Soviet Union before it disintegrated in the early 1990s.

After the visit this person quickly came to ...

Posted 31 Dec 2018 13:20 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=don_dunstan]What can I say, I'm a passionate bloke. It will be a quiet drink with friends, I won't be picketing his funeral or anything stupid like that. And bringing it up on Railpage had the ...

Posted 31 Dec 2018 11:42 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=Donald][quote][quote]Don is pissed off because...[/quote]...someone gave me the Kerry O'Brien biography "Keating" for Christmas knowing full well that it would get me stirred up. And it has.[/q ...

Posted 30 Dec 2018 12:38 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=don_dunstan]Craig, Hawkie was venerated as a working class hero but he did the exact opposite, he was the big end of town's best mate ever. All I said was that I'm going to open a nice bottle o ...

Posted 30 Dec 2018 12:00 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=don_dunstan]Well at least I got a response, I was starting to wonder if there was anyone paying attention.

You people are hypocrites. If you substitute "Bob Hawke" for "Pauline Hanson" or "D ...

Posted 30 Dec 2018 10:09 in The Lounge by CraigW

So Bob Hawke himself says he's not long for this earth. I for one have got some nice champagne waiting for the day he dies just like I did when Kerry Packer died.
don_dunstan


Nothing i ...

[quote=justapassenger]It's by no means definite that there will even be a Fourth Test.

Hopefully this will be the time that the Cricket Australia hierarchy recognise that they finally need to show ...

A couple of standard good were held at Broadmeadow and used to steam clean the depot area, but not used in revenue traffic. I am fairly sure that these are the two you photographed.

Regarding the 3 ...

The other serious issue is the locos themselves.

3642 is one of the locos that were modified with power reverse late in their lives, whilst 3616 is Geisel fitted. 3609 is the only surviving "stand ...

Posted 30 Jan 2017 18:42 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by CraigW

[quote=ssaunders][quote][quote]A report 10 years in the making...[/quote][/quote]

All, I certainly want the loco back in service, don't get me wrong.

But they are using public money and it deserve ...

Posted 30 Jan 2017 16:10 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by CraigW

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]True in many ways about the armchair experts and the volunteer morale.

Some of us, however, are interested in the 'engineering' and technical aspects of the project rather than ...

The kit was manufactured by Bergs Hobbies. Both it, and the 23 class kit are currently being revamped and will be available again sometime in the new year.

I believe the design of the Bergs kits or ...

Posted 03 Nov 2016 12:39 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by CraigW

[quote=Showtime]Anything can me modified, whether it is cast or not.

There is no point saying these locos have to remain true to their original plans, especially if it means they cannot be used at al ...

Posted 03 Sep 2016 08:49 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=don_dunstan]

I know that it was a deliberately organised stunt from the Labor Party to try and embarrass the Liberals on the first week of Parliament but all the same it succeeded in making th ...

Posted 22 Aug 2016 14:46 in The Lounge by CraigW

[quote=bingley hall]Are there any players with a Jewish background?

I'm planning on going down to the game next week with a banner with a big yellow star and the words 'P*ss Off Jew Boy' on it.

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[quote=David Peters]Now this is a question I would like answered could this loco model be used to make a CR version of one. Someone asked a similar question of the other brand 32 class and was told it ...

Posted 07 Jul 2016 18:21 in The Lounge by CraigW

"Anyone who is dependent on any sort of government program or government assistance is in big trouble in the coming few years, mark my words - there are massive cuts coming to everything whether we li ...

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