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by Engine 711
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin
Replies: 178
Views: 20812

Re: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin

Dunning-Kruger may apply here: "In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability. It is related to the cognitive bias of illusory superiority and comes from the inability of people to recognize their lack ...
by Engine 711
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 43
Views: 3332

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Open letter sent today. Dear Sirs, Further to your brief correspondence of 11th September stating your desire for a ‘firm, enforceable arrangement’ we confirm that we are more than happy to work towards just such an arrangement so long as it protects the interests of all concerned. Of late, many, i...
by Engine 711
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin
Replies: 178
Views: 20812

Re: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin

mtskull wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:26 am
Renegadenemo wrote: Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:43 pm
Someone who insists they're right despite clear evidence they are wrong, is a mumpsimus (from the 16th century).
What's the plural?
Mumpsimi? Mumpsimuses? Multimumpsimus?
From Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumpsimus
by Engine 711
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin
Replies: 178
Views: 20812

Re: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin

Having read a little of the Twitter posts, by 'Woody', - thanks B - I was extremely disappointing - and sad. How utterly stupid and childish the posts were. How much damage this individual has caused. How insulting he is to well meaning individuals. When he has contributed.... what exactly....? Noth...
by Engine 711
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 43
Views: 3332

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

But possibly the most FAQ is what happened to Gina because to go from, 'she's too young to sit in a crusty old museum', to a most impassioned plea to the trustees at a meeting we attended the following July that Bluebird be displayed by BBP all over the world to what happened on 4th January was sim...
by Engine 711
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 422
Views: 284850

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

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Arrived today....!!

Thank you, Paul...!!!!! :)
by Engine 711
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 422
Views: 284850

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

Update...!!

I now have pictures on order, with Paul Allonby.... :)
by Engine 711
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin
Replies: 178
Views: 20812

Re: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin

thunderer wrote: Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:04 pm Good to see them taking action for once.

That said, the rest of the content of that page is a little.......how can I put it..... "interesting".
Agreed. Subject to confirmation....

Yes.... hmm... Rather .. one sided...?
by Engine 711
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 422
Views: 284850

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

This is a 'provisional' list - subject to me talking with Paul. The pictures are either Web Grabs or very quick Phone Photos, from books. All are Paul's images, but not necessarily how they will final emerge. I will leave the composition to Paul. And of course these do not reflect the quality of the...
by Engine 711
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 422
Views: 284850

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

To complete this, I have now spoken with Paul Allonby, thanks to Bill.

I will be sorting out getting myself copies of some of Paul's excellent pictures of K7 in the week... :)

IanM