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    04-19-2018, 06:09 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Giuliani to the rescue! in The Bilge
    ^Still want Ol' Blooie to provide a citation for his statement of 'fact'.
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    04-19-2018, 06:08 PM
    I disagree, David. Careful and knowledgeable shoring-up of a hull is definitely not a 'jury-rigged setup'. Not precarious at all, if properly done....
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    04-19-2018, 06:04 PM
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    04-19-2018, 05:50 PM
    mmd started a thread Calling all stays'ls... in The Bilge
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    04-19-2018, 05:48 PM
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    04-19-2018, 05:41 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Giuliani to the rescue! in The Bilge
    "A majority view Mueller's investigation negatively..." - Ol' Blooie A majority of whom or what? Citation, please.
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    04-19-2018, 05:36 PM
    OK... Blooie, you're broke. Go fix yerself...
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    04-19-2018, 05:23 PM
    mmd replied to a thread Giuliani to the rescue! in The Bilge
    The Mueller investigation story is the gift that keeps on giving, isn't it? It's like watching a very slow-motion train-wreck, except people keep...
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    04-19-2018, 05:16 PM
    There was an article in WoodenBoat's sister publication, Professional Boatbuilder, sometime in the not-so-distant past year that commented...
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    04-19-2018, 04:25 PM
    mmd replied to a thread defiance in The Bilge
    Looks like the ladder has a plank brace fitted at the bottom, and leading to the ways, too.
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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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