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    08-11-2022, 10:06 PM
    Run and yell hey? Sounds like panic to me, not something we'd do when calm is called for. we're a surf rescue family, two volunteers with their...
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    08-11-2022, 09:48 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Those buildings probably housed precisely the spares and parts the Russians cannot acquire due to sanctions. The colateral damage of the planes was...
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    08-11-2022, 08:04 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    if it was missiles it was very accurate. if it was special forces, that's complicated - a lot of space between those buildings.
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    08-07-2022, 09:02 AM
    But are they entitled to assert that it is true?
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    08-07-2022, 08:57 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Why have a Checklist ? in The Bilge
    There's been an example or two of checklists that work. Mostly, I find that if you need to resort to checklists you've already failed. They are...
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    08-05-2022, 01:17 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Brittney Griner in The Bilge
    There you go - the harshest sentence is 3 years, after passing through a fine and community service. She's been made an example of for reasons that...
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    08-04-2022, 11:27 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Brittney Griner in The Bilge
    Not really, but quick Google shows this up; (Hard drugs!) ...
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    08-04-2022, 10:52 PM
    Its not just non-sailors. My mooring neighbour got a bit warm under the collar when i suggested his assessment of the sailing-to-weather capacity of...
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    08-04-2022, 09:57 PM
    There's a shortage of oil so price goes up. It costs the same to extract whether there's a shortage or a glut. Higher prices is bigger profits. If...
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    08-04-2022, 09:52 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Rhine River level in The Bilge
    And for the first time in living memory, or even records, Australia could send them water enough to fill the river!!!! All is not well in the...
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    08-04-2022, 09:50 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Brittney Griner in The Bilge
    Doing it and getting a smack on the hand is on her. 9 years is on HIMARS.
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    08-04-2022, 05:35 PM
    Spending also shifted from services to stuff. Less travel, more gym equipment at home. Less stuff being produced and supply lines slow..... The...
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    08-04-2022, 05:21 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread A shrimp fishing surprise in The Bilge
    yep, gradual change over to glycol. I just had this process done to a bunch of shark specimens I'm incorporating into a new exhibition. They were in...
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    08-04-2022, 05:15 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Brittney Griner in The Bilge
    9 years for two vape cartridges! stupid stupid girl for bringing them in. But that's a harsh lesson. It is clearly not a saleable quantity, she's...
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    08-04-2022, 01:08 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread January 6th Committee in The Bilge
    That summation is ......... whats the word? depressing/alarming/jebus H.
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    08-04-2022, 12:58 AM
    I think that article hits the nail pretty firmly. The 'making nothing' statement is about not being able to lift the UK out of the decline. As a...
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    08-03-2022, 12:58 AM
    I agree, Turkeys behaviour is despicable. Withholding assistance for personal political gain.
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    08-03-2022, 12:47 AM
    Better not to ask, not to know, not to dream? Just stay exactly as we are. For a sailor who probably quite well appreciates the value of GPS to...
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    08-03-2022, 12:28 AM
    Excellent article thanks. I'm always fascinated by those comparisons between the rapid calculations of computers, compared to the patient...
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    08-02-2022, 10:53 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Russian Economy in The Bilge
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    08-02-2022, 10:53 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Russian Economy in The Bilge
    The combination of these two things is a powerful force; and
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    08-02-2022, 07:06 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Russian Economy in The Bilge
    That's unequivocal to say the least.
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    08-01-2022, 10:45 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Russian Economy in The Bilge
    Predictions are that about now the pinch should begin to be felt inside Russia. A new Yale report says the economy is crippled. Not sure the...
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    08-01-2022, 08:40 PM
    The great irony is that while the Conservative government was screwing the East Timorese, and generally treating our neighbours with their self...
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    08-01-2022, 07:06 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread POLITICAL Memes in The Bilge
    Some Australian Comedians started doing these 'Honest Government Adds'. Loos like its catching on. Very sharp IMHO
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    08-01-2022, 01:59 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    cont.... On April 26, the secretary general of the United Nations, António Guterres, flew to Moscow with a proposal to open a humanitarian...
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    08-01-2022, 01:58 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    cont... What saved him were the helicopters, which were still flying, barely. As his rescue helicopter lifted off, Private Zherdev recalled a loud...
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    08-01-2022, 01:58 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    cont.... “For eight years, we had become accustomed in Mariupol to explosions from time to time,” said Mr. Tskitishvili, the plant’s general...
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    08-01-2022, 01:57 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    LAST STAND at AZOVSTAL - NYT The two Mi-8 helicopters tore across enemy territory early on the morning of March 21, startling the Russian soldiers...
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    08-01-2022, 01:41 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Its insane how Ukraine can still initiate attacks on Russia. So many months of such high intensity war, and they still have ideas, energy,...
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