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    08-16-2018, 12:39 PM
    mmd replied to a thread first for home in The Bilge
    Ayup, Thomas Hoyne is a fine maritime artist. Dusan Kadlek ain't too shabby, either:
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    08-16-2018, 12:11 PM
    Quite often, it is not the meal that is poisonous, but the presentation...
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    08-16-2018, 09:47 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yamaha in The Bilge
    I have been mostly a Honda bike guy, but I did own one of these for about ten years. Like Bobcat, I drove the piss outta it. I drove a...
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    08-16-2018, 09:35 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Aretha. in The Bilge
    Just listening to the impromptu eulogy on CBC for her. The woman sure had an impact of the popular music of the latter half of the twentieth century....
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    08-16-2018, 09:29 AM
    mmd started a thread Romance of the Sea in The Bilge
    An excerpt from Where My Roots Go Deep: The Collected Writings of Evelyn Richardson: We of the Maritimes are often accused of stumbling over our...
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    08-16-2018, 08:29 AM
    mmd started a thread Hendrickson's Law in The Bilge
    If you have enough meetings over a long period of time, the meetings become more important than the problems the meetings were meant to resolve.
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    08-16-2018, 08:26 AM
    mmd started a thread pron - lift off! in The Bilge
    41th Christmas Race in Palamós (Girona, Spain), photo by Cristina Balcells "Not far from the finish line, this 470 was surprised by being mightily...
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    08-16-2018, 07:38 AM
    What has the designer recommended in his plans?
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    08-16-2018, 12:47 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Saudi arabia vs canada in The Bilge
    Well at least you have one thing right - this is a little fracas with Saudi Arabia. Not the first one, either, about the same subject. We weathered...
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    08-16-2018, 12:17 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Saudi arabia vs canada in The Bilge
    Quoting minions from the out-of-power, kicked-to-the-curb, yesterday's-news Stephen Harper Conservatives, eh, Blooie? And we are supposed to take you...
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    08-15-2018, 10:45 PM
    City employees in my town make the sewers work, make the snow go away in winter, and make the parks and flower gardens look pretty in the summer.
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    08-15-2018, 10:40 PM
    Yes, the bulbous bow does good. I might agree with your NA if he had said that the efficiency gains are optimal at the designed speed and less so at...
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    08-15-2018, 10:15 PM
    Hawkeye, I only know what was in the article I posted.
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    08-15-2018, 04:50 PM
    Yara picks Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership AUGUST 15, 2018 — Norwegian fertilizer giant Yara has signed a...
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    08-15-2018, 04:44 PM
    mmd replied to a thread This Will Sink Them in Building / Repair
    Thank god that hindsight is 20/20, eh?
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    08-15-2018, 04:41 PM
    We all have to cope with disappointment at times, Todd. Even he uber-wealthy have to make compromises... ... heli-pad or pool on the yacht?...
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    08-15-2018, 04:39 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Distraction alert!!!!!!!! in The Bilge
    Wow, Blooie! You are on a roll today. You are downright prolific. Day off? Too much caffeine? Benzadrine?
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    08-15-2018, 04:35 PM
    He is like the snarling dog at the junkyard - makes a lot of noise, but is effectively harmless (useless) and it is fun once in a while to rattle a...
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    08-15-2018, 04:05 PM
    Oh, sh*t, Blooie, you are entertaining...
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    08-15-2018, 04:00 PM
    Purchasers of big yachts are just like the purchasers of ordinary yachts - most want what is "trendy" at the moment within the social circle they...
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    08-15-2018, 03:50 PM
    Blooie, why doesn't the government of the USA protect its citizens from the violence, injuries, and innocent deaths wrought by all the crazies in...
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    08-15-2018, 03:42 PM
    There is a local guy who is 'into' power paragliding. Fortunately, he takes photos and posts them in a blog. Hrere are a few of the area I live in: ...
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    08-15-2018, 02:55 PM
    The gargantuan 111m (364-ft) motoryacht, TIS, has been launched from Lürssen’s facility in Rendsburg, Germany. Moran Yacht & Ship is project managing...
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    08-15-2018, 01:31 PM
    Gallows humour, most likely...
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    08-15-2018, 10:02 AM
    mmd replied to a thread navigation mnemonic in The Bilge
    Newfoundland has some wonderfully colourful placenames: Joe Batt's Arm Blow-Me-Down Come-By-Chance Dildo Witless Bay Heart's Desire Little...
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    08-15-2018, 09:39 AM
    An artistic legend a a lovely person: From the National Art Gallery of Canada: Encouraged from an early age to develop her artistic...
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    08-15-2018, 08:57 AM
    mmd started a thread navigation mnemonic in The Bilge
    Excerpt from book The Blackwood Schooner by Bruce Stagg, recounting the wreck of the Newfoundland schooner Ella M. Rudolph at Little Catalina on the...
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    08-15-2018, 08:20 AM
    mmd started a thread Billing's Notes: in The Bilge
    1.) Sex has no calories. 2.) Infants do not have as much fun in infancy as adults have in adultery. 3.) A dirty old man is merely a...
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    08-15-2018, 07:51 AM
    mmd started a thread pron in The Bilge
    What kind of rig is this?
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    08-15-2018, 07:44 AM
    mmd started a thread joke time in The Bilge
    Geeze! Take two days away from the Bilge and it goes all to hell. I hope that it is the weather that is making all of youse so grumpy. Maybe a dumb...
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