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    02-06-2023, 12:14 AM
    JayInOz replied to a thread But it's not a cult in The Bilge
    I saw the news report not long after it happened. The mother told her husband what she planned to do and he decided he didn't want to live without...
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    02-05-2023, 11:11 PM
    They still do the occasional story here about pollution from coal fired power stations, nearly always accompanied by a photo of steam rising from the...
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    02-05-2023, 11:05 PM
    A feller told me a yarn once about a farmer he knew who had a huge collection of antique farm machinery. He constantly went to sales and auctions...
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    02-04-2023, 10:02 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Stay Warm? in The Bilge
    Low nineties here. Had planned to keep working on the boat but it's just a bit too hot to be kneeling with my back in the sunshine and sanding...
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    02-04-2023, 05:49 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Vadim claimed- waaay back- to have lost part of a limb, but never did say which part of which limb. Heard an analyst saying last night that Russia...
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    02-04-2023, 05:39 PM
    They look a lot like the ancient sorting cabinets we sorted mail into at the old post office. Two for town and three for the out of town runs....
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    02-04-2023, 05:21 PM
    Head tilted waaay back, hands on hips, squinty eyed, eh :)
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    02-03-2023, 11:41 PM
    And then there were two......
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    02-03-2023, 09:44 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread What Are You Reading? in The Bilge
    I'm reading "The Wife Of Sir Isaac Harman" by HG Wells- yes that one. Loving every line of it. This copy published 1914- "This edition is intended...
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    02-03-2023, 01:29 AM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Groundhog Day in The Bilge
    Our seasons all start on the first day of the month, as sensible seasons should. Too simple for you guys though. You just have to complicate things:)
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    02-02-2023, 11:42 PM
    [QUOTE=Nicholas Carey; So right now, the USA is spending, per the chart, c. $950b and China c. $180b — something approaching 4x more than China. ...
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    02-02-2023, 11:38 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread AFAB the French in The Bilge
    and Cleveland Clinic offers advice for “people who menstruate.” There are a number of reasons why normal women don't menstruate. I guess this...
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    02-02-2023, 08:55 PM
    I'm surprised a balloon could fly anywhere in America without somebody shooting it down.
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    02-02-2023, 05:47 PM
    Looks lovely Bill. Nowhere within two hundred miles where I could sail it though. I picked up my new screen, disassembled the trailer, completely...
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    02-02-2023, 05:05 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Off Highway 50. in The Bilge
    Lovely photos Ted. The weather girl on our TV last night warned us to brace for the cold change hitting us from the south today. The top temperature...
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    02-01-2023, 09:10 PM
    Scot come back here- I have a list of grievances........ :)
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    02-01-2023, 09:06 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Hello all in The Bilge
    Which thread has the bare chested women and scanty men things? I've looked everywhere.
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    02-01-2023, 07:58 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Going to the movies in The Bilge
    I don't think so mate. Heritage listing limits what can be done do accommodate new ventures. Any movies shown in town now are upstairs in the old...
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    02-01-2023, 12:22 AM
    JayInOz replied to a thread rusbots and xibots in The Bilge
    Good luck Tom. In his past life here he also said that the bad things we were hearing about the North Korean regime and the life of the ordinary...
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    01-31-2023, 10:56 PM
    I thought it would have been more widespread. I had a look at the map- New Zealand is only about the size of a decent toe nail clipping after all:)
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    01-31-2023, 09:59 PM
    We have a bunch of New Zealand volunteers over here who came to help with the massive clean up after our floods- now we're sending volunteers to New...
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    01-31-2023, 09:46 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    Get one with a water jacket and you can also have free hot water while ever you're using the heater. Dunno about over there but here electric hot...
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    01-31-2023, 09:09 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    I'm guessing you're talking wood heater and not actually a stove- thing for cooking on, usually with an oven as well. Doesn't take a lot to keep the...
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    01-31-2023, 09:03 PM
    The popular ones down here are those that also extend out to the side and are pegged down to the ground like an awning. We used to set up camp and...
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    01-31-2023, 06:49 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Education in The Bilge
    My uncle Peter came home from his first day at school and my grandmother asked him if he had learned anything. Yes he replied- "Don't let your dingle...
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    01-31-2023, 05:50 PM
    What a totally stupid thing to say.
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    01-31-2023, 05:35 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Going to the movies in The Bilge
    We once went to see a movie at "The Regent Theatre" in Mudgee, about twenty five minutes from here, mid afternoon on a hot summers day. After sitting...
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    01-31-2023, 05:23 PM
    JayInOz replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    When you look down a sewer pipe what do you expect to see- yep- there it is:)
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    01-31-2023, 05:18 PM
    Almost as big a disaster for the country as Thatcher. Just kidding- Thatcher was way worse.
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    01-30-2023, 06:43 PM
    What he said! There's one of those in a box of old tools I paid a couple of dollars for at a farm sale a few months back. I had no idea what it was...
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Middle aged, happily married, dirt poor but will go out with a smile
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