History Quotes / CabinPressure

12th Sep '16 2:01:34 PM Embryon
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(on who forgot to turn on the storage heater in the hold)
->'''Martin:''' It seems the cargo hold heating may not have been turned on.\\
'''Douglas:''' Masterly use of the passive voice.



(on who forgot to turn on the storage heater in the hold)
->'''Martin:''' It seems the cargo hold heating may not have been turned on.\\
'''Douglas:''' Masterly use of the passive voice.
15th Jul '16 6:20:37 AM TargetOnMyBack
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("Johannesburg")

to:

("Johannesburg")"Johannesburg"



("Fitton")

to:

("Fitton")"Fitton"



("St Petersburg")

to:

("St Petersburg")"St Petersburg"
15th Jul '16 6:19:28 AM TargetOnMyBack
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->'''Caroline:''' Please tell me you aren't still playing 'Simon Says'.\\

to:

->'''Caroline:''' ->'''Carolyn:''' Please tell me you aren't still playing 'Simon Says'.\\
15th Jul '16 6:19:04 AM TargetOnMyBack
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("Abu Dhabi")

to:

("Abu Dhabi")"Abu Dhabi"



("Boston")

to:

("Boston")"Boston"
15th Jul '16 6:18:23 AM TargetOnMyBack
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->'''Caroline:''' (''exasperated''): Please tell me you aren't still playing 'Simon Says'.\\
'''Douglas''' (''pleased with himself''): I can't do that... for two reasons.

to:

->'''Caroline:''' (''exasperated''): Please tell me you aren't still playing 'Simon Says'.\\
'''Douglas''' (''pleased with himself''): '''Douglas:''' I can't do that... for two reasons.
15th Jul '16 6:17:20 AM TargetOnMyBack
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("Boston")
->'''Caroline:''' (''exasperated''): Please tell me you aren't still playing 'Simon Says'.\\
'''Douglas''' (''pleased with himself''): I can't do that... for two reasons.
2nd Feb '15 4:23:42 PM LongLiveHumour
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->'''Douglas:''' I'm old enough to be your father.
->'''Martin:''' Not unless you started very young.
->'''Douglas:''' ''I did.''

->'''Martin:''' I see. So if an engine catches on fire during takeoff, shrug shoulders, keep upper lip stiff, and press on for Portugal. Got it.
->'''Carolyn:''' All right, ''Biggles'', you divert if something goes very, very seriously wrong. And I am talking "oh dear, surely we had two wings when we started?" wrong.

->'''Arthur:''' I'm just so excited about the trip!
->'''Carolyn:''' Arthur, you've been on hundreds of trips. Hasn't the novelty worn off a little?
->'''Arthur:''' No, never! It's just always exciting, that amazing moment when twelve tons of metal leaves the earth ... ''and no one knows why''!
->'''Carolyn:''' Yes, we do.
-> ...
->'''Carolyn:''' There are four forces at work on the plane and as long as two of them are bigger than the other two, the plane flies.
->'''Arthur:''' ... Mum, I don't ''mind'' that no one knows.

to:

->'''Douglas:''' I'm old enough to be your father.
->'''Martin:'''
father.\\
'''Martin:'''
Not unless you started very young.
->'''Douglas:'''
young.\\
'''Douglas:'''
''I did.''

->'''Martin:''' I see. So if an engine catches on fire during takeoff, shrug shoulders, keep upper lip stiff, and press on for Portugal. Got it.
->'''Carolyn:'''
it.\\
'''Carolyn:'''
All right, ''Biggles'', you divert if something goes very, very seriously wrong. And I am talking "oh dear, surely we had two wings when we started?" wrong.

->'''Arthur:''' I'm just so excited about the trip!
->'''Carolyn:'''
trip!\\
'''Carolyn:'''
Arthur, you've been on hundreds of trips. Hasn't the novelty worn off a little?
->'''Arthur:'''
little?\\
'''Arthur:'''
No, never! It's just always exciting, that amazing moment when twelve tons of metal leaves the earth ... ''and no one knows why''!
->'''Carolyn:'''
why''!\\
'''Carolyn:'''
Yes, we do.
-> ...
->'''Carolyn:'''
do.\\
...\\
'''Carolyn:'''
There are four forces at work on the plane and as long as two of them are bigger than the other two, the plane flies.
->'''Arthur:''' ...
flies.\\
'''Arthur:''' ...
Mum, I don't ''mind'' that no one knows.



->'''Arthur:''' But doesn't that mean the lift is pushing down, as well as the weight? How does that work?
->'''Martin:''' Yes, Douglas. How ''does'' that work?
->'''Douglas:''' (at a loss, to change the subject) Well, Arthur, there's a very simple explanation. But just to finish what we were saying, Martin, I think it's entirely up to you whether you let the cat in the hold freeze to death.
->'''Arthur:''' What?! Skipper!
->'''Martin:''' ''Douglas!''
->'''Douglas:''' No one wants to hear the explanation, what a shame.

to:

->'''Arthur:''' But doesn't that mean the lift is pushing down, as well as the weight? How does that work?
->'''Martin:'''
work?\\
'''Martin:'''
Yes, Douglas. How ''does'' that work?
->'''Douglas:'''
work?\\
'''Douglas:'''
(at a loss, to change the subject) Well, Arthur, there's a very simple explanation. But just to finish what we were saying, Martin, I think it's entirely up to you whether you let the cat in the hold freeze to death.
->'''Arthur:'''
death.\\
'''Arthur:'''
What?! Skipper!
->'''Martin:''' ''Douglas!''
->'''Douglas:'''
Skipper!\\
'''Martin:''' ''Douglas!''\\
'''Douglas:'''
No one wants to hear the explanation, what a shame.



->'''Martin:''' It seems the cargo hold heating may not have been turned on.
->'''Douglas:''' Masterly use of the passive voice.

to:

->'''Martin:''' It seems the cargo hold heating may not have been turned on.
->'''Douglas:'''
on.\\
'''Douglas:'''
Masterly use of the passive voice.



->'''Arthur:''' I think that man wants to get through ... It's just, because you weren't doing anything, I thought you hadn't seen. Um. I still don't really know what we're waiting for.
->'''Martin:''' I'm waiting -- I'm waiting for Douglas to say something sarcastic and then sort it out.
->'''Arthur:''' Ah, right. Of course, Douglas isn't here, skip.
->'''Martin:''' I know that!
->'''Arthur:''' I mean, I can try and fill in, but I don't know how good I'll be. (''as Douglas'') I'm ''glad'' we're stuck under this bridge. ''That's a good thing''.
->'''Martin:''' Stop it, you're not helping!

to:

->'''Arthur:''' I think that man wants to get through ... It's just, because you weren't doing anything, I thought you hadn't seen. Um. I still don't really know what we're waiting for.
->'''Martin:'''
for.\\
'''Martin:'''
I'm waiting -- I'm waiting for Douglas to say something sarcastic and then sort it out.
->'''Arthur:'''
out.\\
'''Arthur:'''
Ah, right. Of course, Douglas isn't here, skip.
->'''Martin:'''
skip.\\
'''Martin:'''
I know that!
->'''Arthur:'''
that!\\
'''Arthur:'''
I mean, I can try and fill in, but I don't know how good I'll be. (''as Douglas'') I'm ''glad'' we're stuck under this bridge. ''That's a good thing''. \n->'''Martin:''' \\
'''Martin:'''
Stop it, you're not helping!



->'''Dr. Duncan:''' The method I want to teach you is the 'five-step statement'. So, Douglas, imagine that you've noticed a problem, but you're shy of bringing it up with your captain. Step one --
->'''Douglas:''' Hang on.
->'''Dr. Duncan:''' Yes?
->'''Douglas:''' No, it's just this is going to need really quite a ''lot'' of imagination. Okay, got it.
->'''Dr. Duncan:''' Okay. Step one --
->'''Douglas:''' No, it's gone again.

to:

->'''Dr. Duncan:''' The method I want to teach you is the 'five-step statement'. So, Douglas, imagine that you've noticed a problem, but you're shy of bringing it up with your captain. Step one --
->'''Douglas:'''
--\\
'''Douglas:'''
Hang on.
->'''Dr.
on.\\
'''Dr.
Duncan:''' Yes?
->'''Douglas:'''
Yes?\\
'''Douglas:'''
No, it's just this is going to need really quite a ''lot'' of imagination. Okay, got it.
->'''Dr.
it.\\
'''Dr.
Duncan:''' Okay. Step one --
->'''Douglas:'''
--\\
'''Douglas:'''
No, it's gone again.



->'''Dr. Duncan:''' Step one: Get his attention. 'Hey, chief?' Step two: state your concern in a non-confrontational manner. ... 'I ''might be wrong'' but I think we're low on fuel.' Step three: let him know how you feel about this. 'This makes me feel uneasy.' Step four: propose a solution. 'One thing we could do is reduce our speed.' Step five: Obtain buy-in to your idea. 'How does that sound to you?'
->'''Douglas:''' Well, frankly, it sounds like the biggest load of --
->'''Dr. Duncan:''' No, no, that's what you might say. 'How does that sound to you?' So, do you want to role-play that through now, Douglas?
->'''Douglas:''' I would love to. Hey, chief. ''I might be wrong'' but I think we're flying into a mountain. This makes me feel ''scared of the mountain''. One thing we ''could do'' is pull up and fly ''over'' the mountain. How does that sound to -- '''POW'''!

to:

->'''Dr. Duncan:''' Step one: Get his attention. 'Hey, chief?' Step two: state your concern in a non-confrontational manner. ... 'I ''might be wrong'' but I think we're low on fuel.' Step three: let him know how you feel about this. 'This makes me feel uneasy.' Step four: propose a solution. 'One thing we could do is reduce our speed.' Step five: Obtain buy-in to your idea. 'How does that sound to you?'
->'''Douglas:'''
you?' \\
'''Douglas:'''
Well, frankly, it sounds like the biggest load of --
->'''Dr.
--\\
'''Dr.
Duncan:''' No, no, that's what you might say. 'How does that sound to you?' So, do you want to role-play that through now, Douglas?
->'''Douglas:'''
Douglas?\\
'''Douglas:'''
I would love to. Hey, chief. ''I might be wrong'' but I think we're flying into a mountain. This makes me feel ''scared of the mountain''. One thing we ''could do'' is pull up and fly ''over'' the mountain. How does that sound to -- '''POW'''!



->'''Douglas:''' (''clears throat'') ''Hey, chief.''
->'''Carolyn:''' What?
->'''Douglas:''' ''I might be wrong'' -- hahaha, I really must learn to say that with a straight face. I might be wrong, but I think Arthur is about to lose us all our jobs.
->'''Carolyn:''' This is not --
->'''Douglas:''' Hang on, I'm only on step two. This makes me feel ... ''unemployed''.

to:

->'''Douglas:''' (''clears throat'') ''Hey, chief.''
->'''Carolyn:''' What?
->'''Douglas:'''
''\\
'''Carolyn:''' What?\\
'''Douglas:'''
''I might be wrong'' -- hahaha, I really must learn to say that with a straight face. I might be wrong, but I think Arthur is about to lose us all our jobs.
->'''Carolyn:'''
jobs.\\
'''Carolyn:'''
This is not --
->'''Douglas:'''
--\\
'''Douglas:'''
Hang on, I'm only on step two. This makes me feel ... ''unemployed''.



-->We hope you're enjoying the flight.
-->On your left, we're just coming in sight
-->Of Swindon or Stroud,
-->All covered in cloud,
-->And it's much the same thing on the right.

to:

-->We hope you're enjoying the flight.
-->On
flight.\\
On
your left, we're just coming in sight
-->Of
sight\\
Of
Swindon or Stroud,
-->All
Stroud,\\
All
covered in cloud,
-->And
cloud,\\
And
it's much the same thing on the right.



-->The captain has turned on the signs,
-->So stow away bags of all kinds.
-->Then make sure your tray
-->Is folded away
-->And your seatback no longer reclines.

to:

-->The captain has turned on the signs,
-->So
signs,\\
So
stow away bags of all kinds.
-->Then
kinds.\\
Then
make sure your tray
-->Is
tray\\
Is
folded away
-->And
away\\
And
your seatback no longer reclines.



->'''Martin:''' I'm ''sure'' it's going to be fine...
->'''Douglas:''' Excellent, I'm also sure it's going to be fine.
->'''Martin:''' The thing is, though, I'm not ''sure'' it's going to be fine.
->'''Douglas:''' What an exquisite paradox.

to:

->'''Martin:''' I'm ''sure'' it's going to be fine...
->'''Douglas:'''
fine...\\
'''Douglas:'''
Excellent, I'm also sure it's going to be fine.
->'''Martin:'''
fine.\\
'''Martin:'''
The thing is, though, I'm not ''sure'' it's going to be fine.
->'''Douglas:'''
fine.\\
'''Douglas:'''
What an exquisite paradox.
paradox.\\



->'''Douglas:''' Hello, Carolyn, this is the pointy end. Just to let you know, I'll be landing today without number one hydro.
->'''Carolyn:''' What? ''Why''?
->'''Douglas:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh, I don't know. Just to see if I can.]]

to:

->'''Douglas:''' Hello, Carolyn, this is the pointy end. Just to let you know, I'll be landing today without number one hydro.
->'''Carolyn:'''
hydro.\\
'''Carolyn:'''
What? ''Why''?
->'''Douglas:'''
''Why''?\\
'''Douglas:'''
[[SarcasmMode Oh, I don't know. Just to see if I can.]]



->'''Douglas:''' He can't possibly fix it --
->'''Martin:''' Certainly he can. A man who can imitate a Spanish squirrel helping forty-eight men mow a meadow is capable of anything.

to:

->'''Douglas:''' He can't possibly fix it --
->'''Martin:'''
--\\
'''Martin:'''
Certainly he can. A man who can imitate a Spanish squirrel helping forty-eight men mow a meadow is capable of anything.



->'''Martin:''' Well, we can sit in the ''plane'', or we can sit in the ''rain''.
->'''Douglas:''' Can't we sit in the car, or sit in a bar?
->'''Martin:''' Douglas.
->'''Douglas:''' Sorry, I thought we were staging an impromptu tribute to Dr. Seuss.

->'''Douglas:''' Well, there's always weddings. I met all three of my wives at weddings.
->'''Martin:''' Really?
->'''Douglas:''' Of course. The third one, I met at ''my'' wedding. Which was ... a trifle awkward.

to:

->'''Martin:''' Well, we can sit in the ''plane'', or we can sit in the ''rain''.
->'''Douglas:'''
''rain''.\\
'''Douglas:'''
Can't we sit in the car, or sit in a bar?
->'''Martin:''' Douglas.
->'''Douglas:'''
bar?\\
'''Martin:''' Douglas.\\
'''Douglas:'''
Sorry, I thought we were staging an impromptu tribute to Dr. Seuss.

->'''Douglas:''' Well, there's always weddings. I met all three of my wives at weddings. \n->'''Martin:''' Really?\n->'''Douglas:''' \\
'''Martin:''' Really?\\
'''Douglas:'''
Of course. The third one, I met at ''my'' wedding. Which was ... a trifle awkward.



-> '''Carolyn''': Everything all right Gordon?
-> '''Gordon''': My hands! What the hell have you done?
-> '''Carolyn''': Oh dear that does look nasty, Douglas! Could you come in here a minute? (flight deck door opens)
-> '''Douglas''': Certainly Carolyn, what can I do for you! Oh hello Gordon! Look at you there, sitting in someone elseís aircraft with your hands on the control column, for all the world like you were about to steal it. I might get a picture of that! (camera clicks) And another, donít take your hands away!


to:

-> '''Carolyn''': Everything all right Gordon?
->
right, Gordon?\\
'''Gordon''': My hands! What the hell have you done?
->
done?\\
'''Carolyn''': Oh dear that does look nasty, Douglas! Could you come in here a minute? (flight ''(flight deck door opens)
->
opens)''\\
'''Douglas''': Certainly Carolyn, what can I do for you! Oh hello Gordon! Look at you there, sitting in someone elseís aircraft with your hands on the control column, for all the world like you were about to steal it. I might get a picture of that! (camera clicks) And another, donít take your hands away!




-> '''Carolyn''': Arenít you interested in how all that happened?
-> '''Arthur''': Did Douglas do something clever and now everythingís fine?
-> '''Douglas''': Yes.
-> '''Arthur''': There you are then! Exactly what I said all along. I wish you lot would listen to me sometimes!


to:

-> '''Carolyn''': Arenít you interested in how all that happened?
->
happened?\\
'''Arthur''': Did Douglas do something clever and now everythingís fine?
->
fine?\\
'''Douglas''': Yes.
->
Yes. \\
'''Arthur''': There you are then! Exactly what I said all along. I wish you lot would listen to me sometimes!

5th Jan '13 2:28:02 PM Yabumi
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-->We hope you're enjoying the flight

to:

-->We hope you're enjoying the flightflight.



-->Of Swindon or Stroud, all covered in cloud

to:

-->Of Swindon or Stroud, all Stroud,
-->All
covered in cloudcloud,



-->The captain has turned on the signs
-->So stow away bags of all kinds
-->Then make sure your tray is folded away

to:

-->The captain has turned on the signs
signs,
-->So stow away bags of all kinds
kinds.
-->Then make sure your tray is tray
-->Is
folded away
25th Feb '12 1:17:52 PM tictactoe
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-> '''Carolyn''': Arenít you interested in how all that happened?
-> '''Arthur''': Did Douglas do something clever and now everythingís fine?
-> '''Douglas''': Yes.
-> '''Arthur''': There you are then! Exactly what I said all along. I wish you lot would listen to me sometimes!

25th Feb '12 1:15:13 PM tictactoe
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Added DiffLines:

-> '''Carolyn''': Everything all right Gordon?
-> '''Gordon''': My hands! What the hell have you done?
-> '''Carolyn''': Oh dear that does look nasty, Douglas! Could you come in here a minute? (flight deck door opens)
-> '''Douglas''': Certainly Carolyn, what can I do for you! Oh hello Gordon! Look at you there, sitting in someone elseís aircraft with your hands on the control column, for all the world like you were about to steal it. I might get a picture of that! (camera clicks) And another, donít take your hands away!

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