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    04-19-2018, 04:16 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Racism @ Starbucks in The Bilge
    I think that Ol' Blooie has found a new beatin' stick with which to flog his dead horse. How's it workin' out for ya, Blooie? Got any better respect...
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    04-19-2018, 11:26 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Antrim A27 in The Bilge
    But does it have cup holders? <grin>
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    04-19-2018, 11:03 AM
    mmd replied to a thread defiance in The Bilge
    Looks to me like the guy at the stern is a diver who has just come from making sure that the launch ways are clear. The 'engine box and side steering...
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    04-19-2018, 10:51 AM
    mmd replied to a thread defiance in The Bilge
    "I'm trying to figure out the lightweight "masts" the two guys are attending to. They're rigged. What are they and what are they for? " Probably...
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    04-19-2018, 10:45 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Racism @ Starbucks in The Bilge
    I wonder if Ol' Blooie is in fact admirably non-racist? Does he actually interact with people of color on a day-to-day basis? Does he live in a...
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    04-19-2018, 10:18 AM
    mmd replied to a thread pr0n in The Bilge
    Somebody didn't watch Sheldon & Amy's "Fun With Flags" podcast...
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    04-19-2018, 10:14 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Racism @ Starbucks in The Bilge
    ^ 33% female, 21% non-white, 5% black.
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    04-19-2018, 10:06 AM
    mmd replied to a thread M/V Rekord in the movies in The Bilge
    I knew that the Rekord had over-wintered in Yarmouth, Tom, but have not heard that it is here for more than a visit. Maybe someone from the Rockland...
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    04-19-2018, 09:32 AM
    mmd started a thread M/V Rekord in the movies in The Bilge
    The M/V Rekord, built in Norway in 1914 as a sail-assisted motor freighter and most recently the flagship of the Sail, Power & Steam Museum in...
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    04-19-2018, 08:59 AM
    mmd replied to a thread pr0n in The Bilge
    Loverly...
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    04-19-2018, 08:51 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Racism @ Starbucks in The Bilge
    What a wonderful word salad, Blooie!
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    04-19-2018, 08:35 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Don't Feed the Troll in The Bilge
    "It's so hard not to feed them! They are so hungry! " And they do such entertaining tricks to get our attention, too.
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    04-18-2018, 09:52 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Launch at Lurssen in The Bilge
    By golly, you're right! I hadn't noticed. Same basic hull, but different features & slightly different superstructure.
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    04-18-2018, 09:42 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Dad brag in The Bilge
    Harry, she was four hours old in the first photo. As for Jay's confusion, I miss stuff too when I skim threads. No worries; he was kind and generous...
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    04-18-2018, 02:39 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Dad brag in The Bilge
    I tried to get Gwyn interested in boats, but it didn't float very well. She has tried to placate me by saying, "I use boats as tools, but not many...
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    04-18-2018, 10:28 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Dad brag in The Bilge
    TomF, we feel the same way. I told her a while ago that job offers seem to come in threes, and this one was no different. In the span of about a...
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    04-18-2018, 10:17 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Dad brag in The Bilge
    I believe that she was about four hours old when the OP photo was taken. This one was taken a few years ago when she was all growed up and playing...
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    04-18-2018, 10:08 AM
    mmd started a thread Dad brag in The Bilge
    Maureen & I are pretty pleased to learn that our daughter, Gwyn, has a new job. After nine months in Ottawa at the federal Dept. of Fisheries &...
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    04-18-2018, 07:27 AM
    ... and only a ferry ride from Beautiful Nova Scotia, too. <wink, grin>
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    04-17-2018, 07:02 PM
    Wouldn't have improved the scenery as much.
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    04-17-2018, 05:38 PM
    Maybe he needs this one: US Patent 995600: Chastity Belt For Men
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    04-17-2018, 05:35 PM
    Maybe Mr. Trump should buy the patent for this: A self-congratulatory apparatus having a simulated human hand carried on a pivoting arm...
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    04-17-2018, 05:30 PM
    What is the fun in having things that make a big 'bang' if you never set 'em off? 'Course, you can't do it at home 'cause Mom will yell at you for it.
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    04-17-2018, 05:25 PM
    "After a rash of high-rise hotel fires, a man in California patented a breathing device for trapped civilians in need of fresh air and awaiting...
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    04-17-2018, 05:09 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Word of the day - nescience in The Bilge
    What about it?
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    04-17-2018, 05:08 PM
    mmd started a thread For PAul - more bse in The Bilge
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    04-17-2018, 05:05 PM
    mmd started a thread Fantasy boat art in The Bilge
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    04-17-2018, 04:55 PM
    ...and what better help can a guy hope for?
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    04-17-2018, 04:50 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Word of the day - nescience in The Bilge
    Keep in mind that the 'word of the day' that I occasionally post all come from a page-per-day calendar called "Forgotten English", words that are no...
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    04-17-2018, 04:35 PM
    nescience - Want of knowledge: from Latin nescientia, nescio, to be ignorant. - Daniel Lyons's American Dictionary of English Language, 1897 ...
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