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Don't fuck up ATP, you wanker.
can i add LCD Soundsystem to that list?
They did however play Welcome to the Jungle, that was good.
after years of durkas complaining that every single ATP lineup doesn't feature them.
PAVEMENT VS VOLCANO
to after the album comes out!
I'm starting to think there might be a curse.
meaning i could actually go to these new dates. awesome. this is definitely going to happen right?
don't think anyone's gonna enjoy that scenario
They'll probably begin allowing flights soon.
the first 747 falls out of the sky onto Sheffield or Derby
What's wrong with you guys? Now, if it fell on Edinburgh or London people might take notice.
they don't wish to be stranded in such places or indeed, heaven forbid, have to be availed of their inner city hospitals
Airlines send up test flights, analysis: no damage
Met Office send up test flights, analysis: some damage
More to it than that really though, but still.
profit before safety - it's bound to come into play sooner or later. the airlines are losing way too much money, i wouldn't put it past them to start taking dangerous risks
who said I shouldn't make any plans to fly for a fortnight. I really hope you're right though Theo- I would LOVE being grounded if there was no alternative route to my clients. I could state with impunity, SORRY, I CAN'T MAKE IT <shrug>. But all this chat about ferries and me having to hire a car (HA! They've obviously ever been in a car with me at the helm) is making me very upset.
COck off, there's a dear
so this round will be mine.
Sorry, I am so ratty today.
The upshot of Lord Adonis vs. Today's enquiries was: The aircraft manufacturers have specified any ash = no flying and this is now being questioned. So they're all going to get together and see if they can't work out a parts per million type reading of the ash that is determined to be safe.
On top of that there are filters to be looked at to be attached to the engines. I really think there is more that can be done. Right now we're looking at a sharp knee-jerk reaction for obvious and understandable reasons but long term we need to re-evaluate this.
My client has just called to say he'll "pop over on his flying club plane" (ie some heinous 5 opr 6 seater tin can) and get me on wednesday. I'm not sure how that works- I thought the actual airspace was closed too? Anyway, I'm calling in sick if it comes to this. Last time I had to go up in that thing I thought I was gonig to die and I vomitted everywhere when i got off it.
Number one would be an insurance policy paying out no less than a million pounds if I was killed or seriously injured.
Another would be a life jacket and a parachute strapped to me at all times and a seat by the door.
The latter has made me decide- I think this ash has "messed with my asthma" and I should stay indoors until the situation has resolved itself :)
It is playing absolute havoc wih my work and social lives. I should be in Derry today eating stew and doing business. They are talking about sending me there on wednesday BY FERRY, which means I won't get back for about three years. I have a friend coming to stay on Thurs FFS, which now looks pretty improbable :( Fucking cunt of a volcano.
This is precisely why I don't do that sort of job. :D
Barely covers my career development loan repayments at the moment tbh, so this is one fucking hell of an inconvenience.
Seriously, fuck jobs that inconvenience you.
Honestly, without turning this into the lu sob-thread (OH OK, let's just turn it into the lu sob-thread) I am now SO miserable I have no other option. Only problem is... what to do? It'll just be same shit, different latrine. Anyway, I've now had episode 2 of crying in the toilets like a total fanny, and I'm manning up as we speak. Sorry to everyone i was rude to up there ^
I'd dig it up but the board search appears to be broken.
I probably wouldn't have posted that had I seen your other posts up there ^^^, but "my friend can't come to visit!" is DEFFO a MIDDLE CLASS EMERGENCY of the highest order.
I don't think it's fair to characterise people in this situation as being 'whiners' or anything.
In Milan, when it became clear that flights were fucked touts bought all the train tickets to make a massive profit off tourists.
Similarly across the world people are realising that they can simply charge what the fuck they want because people are stranded and while it's tempting to imply that in a country like Thailand or Cambodia your £20 will get you a lot it's not really accurate. People are now spending a lot more on their holiday than they intended with no knowledge of when they'll be able to get home and deal with bills, etc. that will have been mounting up without contingency.
on her desk calendar and it's gonig to be all kinds of gutting when I tell her it's off/ going wonky.
I'm having a totally supurating dick of a day, but still, that's NO excuse for my rudeness, sorry.
(sorry PO! :D )
you reckon you'll be back for fri?
If he can't make it because of this bloody volcano, I will not be responsible for my actions.
I am in no pain and I don't know what Nigerians have to do with this.
and about 80 more polish people would be alive.
Great timing, 'cano.
several US acts who probably won't be able to get here.
I've been to that glacier twice.
Believe a good friend of mine chundered on it a decade ago.
In my defence, I'm half-Icelandic.
can we have a rough indication as to how to pronounce your name, just in case a second volcano erupts and we have to distinguish between you and another erupting volcano?
"Here is the BBC Pronunciation Unit's guide on how to saw the glacier's name. Eyjafjallajökull (or Eyafallajökull) is pronounced AY-uh-fyat-luh-YOE-kuutl (-uh) , that is -ay as in day, -fy as in few, -oe as in French coeur, -uu as in boot, the -tl as in atlas. The (-uh) is "a" as in ago."
Stressed syllables are in capital letters.
What a pisstake.
THANK YOU FOR THE BLUEST SKIES PLEASE DO THIS MORE OFTEN
No asparagus! No pre-packed fruit salads!
if you can hold out that long.
out of respect for those affected?
I'm fairly appalled with the Guardian's leftist credentials that they'd focus it on the middle-class's loss rather than the poor bastards in Kenya.
This is worse than I thought
now I feel bad :(
The Fall to play entire discography over the course of 30 sets.
this would be the best thing ever
FINLAND. He was getting the train to Newcastle and then getting a boat because the Eurostar was all booked up. Epic journey. I wanted to join him and go on a Scandanavian adventure.
because all the airport staff have the opportunity to clear the rubbish around the runway.
but I'm also loving the way the Earth is having the last laugh here and putting us humans in our place. Nature is pretty fucking badass.
And we all had to make do with dial-up speeds.
I'd probably resort to sending you all a letter rather than waiting for DiS to load on dial-up.
my boyfriend is stuck in sweden, no flights available til monday at the earliest, tried to book a 3-day bus journey but they are all completely booked up. madness.
Oh boo-hoo I'm the kind of knob who goes abroad for Easter and now I'm stuck wah-wah wah.
I hope they send all the planes back up and they all fucking crash. Now THAT would be a news story.
nothing on the news...
this is bad
so some other guy had to cover for him and change the order of the slides. It's just not on.
no-one is laughing at Peter Griffin and his Volcano insurance now eh?