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    10-21-2018, 09:38 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Your first car in The Bilge
    My first car was epic: Next one was this model, but not in nearly as good shape as this pic: Then I got really stupid for a teenager...
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    10-21-2018, 09:27 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Tea in The Bilge
    Well, since I was mentioned by name... I drink buckets of tea daily, but I vary what type pretty much cup-by cup. I have tea bags, but mostly use...
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    10-19-2018, 11:50 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Trump is a designer in The Bilge
    He designed doors that look like a tiny little white 'x' on a tiny black door to suit his tiny white hands?
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    10-19-2018, 11:28 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Brekky shout out in The Bilge
    Rob, that is the go-to breakfast when I make breakfast-in-bed for my sweetie, 'cept she likes 'em over-easy with a bit of old cheddar grated over. ...
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    10-19-2018, 10:36 AM
    I just quoted an article in Superyacht News, Tad; I did not verify the facts.
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    10-19-2018, 10:33 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Brekky shout out in The Bilge
    1/2 glass of apple juice, bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon. big cuppa Earl Grey tea. No lunch. Mudder-in-law is coming to visit today,...
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    10-19-2018, 06:53 AM
    When I was a kid I used to be pretty heavily into building plastic car models - detailing engines with fuel lines & plug wires, cutting open doors &...
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    10-18-2018, 03:03 PM
    I saw this on my newsfeed and laughed out loud: Girl guide sells out of cookies near cannabis store As people lined up to buy cannabis at one...
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    10-18-2018, 12:48 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    I have, here in the Bilge, many times, Paul... ...and it usually starts a pizzing contest over who has a better rum in their cupboard. <grin>
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    10-18-2018, 12:38 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    In every retail product range there is a subset that caters to exclusivity, and one of the facets of that exclusivity is price. Whether the price...
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    10-18-2018, 11:45 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    "Shcwag takes no more effort than primo buds." Ayup. And anyone can grow a few grape vines, stomp the fruit, throw the mush into a barrel, and...
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    10-18-2018, 11:22 AM
    mmd replied to a thread More jokes. in The Bilge
    A gas station owner in Arkansas was trying to increase his sales. So he put up a sign that read: "Free Sex with Fill-Up, just guess the right number...
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    10-18-2018, 11:19 AM
    mmd replied to a thread More jokes. in The Bilge
    Health Alert for Men If you are taking Viagra, make sure the label says "Made in USA". We do not want the Russians meddling in our erections.
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    10-18-2018, 11:11 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    "...some of it is priced as high as $124 per gram! Almost 3 times the price of an ounce of gold. Nuckin' futs!" And how much does high-end wine,...
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    10-18-2018, 11:08 AM
    Dave Christensen, the founder of Christensen shipyard, died in Vancouver on 15 October at the age of 87, following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease....
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    10-18-2018, 10:39 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    True, but there's immediate gratification, versus a long wait for fiscal advantage.
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    10-18-2018, 10:37 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Cb1100 in The Bilge
    Had me going, for a moment. I thought that the old CBx1100 was being re-introduced...
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    10-18-2018, 08:54 AM
    I did not mean to imply that Portland's stated reasons to Bay Ferries made sense, or that I understood their motivations. In fact, The Cat cannot...
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    10-18-2018, 08:22 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    Oh, jeeze... now we're gonna have pizzing contests over who has the best pot or can roll the best spliff. Fer gawd's sakes, spark one up and chill,...
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    10-18-2018, 07:56 AM
    CBC news is reporting this morning that Bay Ferries Ltd. has reached an agreement with Bar Harbor town council to resume using the port as the US...
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    10-18-2018, 07:28 AM
    Oh, well... Many of the books of these types are no longer relevant, but like old rotary-dial telephones to some folks, some have historical...
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    10-17-2018, 08:09 PM
    I have an interest in old navarch books - any way I can find out what the titles of the 'commercial shipbuilding stuff' are?
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    10-17-2018, 06:30 PM
    I have a '54 and a '63 edition, but not one of the 1st edition. Good luck with finding a buyer - I hope you get lots of money for the library fund.
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    10-17-2018, 08:53 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Paint coverage in The Bilge
    No matter how much you buy, you are always one can short...
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    10-17-2018, 08:43 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Leatherback (non-political) in The Bilge
    Good work being done here: https://seaturtle.ca/ "Blair (a fisherman from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) and Devan (a marine biologist) work together...
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    10-17-2018, 08:19 AM
    mmd replied to a thread Yo Canada in The Bilge
    Celtic fiddle star Ashley McIsaac showed up at the pot store in Sydney NS to give an impromptus concert for the folks lined up waiting for the store...
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    10-17-2018, 07:18 AM
    I, too, would like to read Ol' Blooie's explanation of his assertion that "bulb keels never were 'necessary.'" But I suspect that if he deigns to...
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    10-17-2018, 07:02 AM
    Just to wrap up my involvement here: In post #42 I said I was going to measure a boat using the two-wire triangulation method. Well, I went out to...
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    10-16-2018, 01:58 PM
    mmd replied to a thread new shop stove in The Bilge
    Stove looks about right, then. Nothin' so miserable as a too-large stove in a small shop. Can't get it hot enough to draw properly without having to...
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    10-16-2018, 01:53 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Fishing rod storage in The Bilge
    A buddy on Bequia used to store his in the shower so they got fresh water rinses daily.
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