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    01-23-2019, 11:43 PM
    I'm pretty sure i didn't have breakfast. But that might have been tomorrow. Either way i'm feeling pretty full because my lunch will be delicious.
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    01-23-2019, 05:52 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    Countless? I'd buy into the idea that for some people prayer would make them happier. Prayer is a kind of meditation and it is a healthy thing to...
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    01-23-2019, 05:38 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Nationalism in The Bilge
    Is it true that capitalism makes or does anything significant toward 'Nationalism'. Isn't it simply a method for managing wealth, where market forces...
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    01-22-2019, 11:21 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Take This Test in The Bilge
    Red Pill or Blue? The Matrix is 20 years old this year. Worth a re-look at Baudrillard
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    01-22-2019, 11:17 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Nationalism in The Bilge
    The homogeneous ethnicity thing is a hang over from a time before airplanes. As long as everyone agrees on the rules it pretty much amounts to the...
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    01-22-2019, 11:09 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Do you mean teaching self awareness? It comes naturally when one has innate compassion and humanity. Don't worry, I can help you.
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    01-22-2019, 09:17 PM
    Considering it was ZERO in November, a 10 month high couldn't be that difficult. Brazilian soy farmers are doing well from this though - I bet Trump...
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    01-22-2019, 09:11 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    You're welcome - baby steps.
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    01-22-2019, 07:54 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Has anyone noticed how often BF makes references to homosexuality...?
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    01-22-2019, 07:51 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yes Minister - 3 Seasons, is on netflix!
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    01-22-2019, 07:47 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Posting While Intoxicated in The Bilge
    Posting while hung over can also be problematic.
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    01-22-2019, 07:46 PM
    Very apt analogy. I wonder, why do Americans HAVE to have something to be afraid of - all the time? It's like you are scared s#!tless of...
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    01-22-2019, 07:39 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Nationalism in The Bilge
    I think that is insightful and succinct.
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    01-22-2019, 07:35 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Gartside # 207 in Building / Repair
    That is going to be such a beautiful boat. So nice to see it coming together. Thanks for sharing.
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    01-22-2019, 07:31 PM
    The sail worked. I took it out on Smiths Lake last week. It was the first time in many many years that i've sailed a dinghy. I have no idea why i...
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    01-22-2019, 07:21 PM
    Sounds like you're on the right path. A small cabin may be a tight crawl to get in and out of, and an accessible one could be big and ugly. If...
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    01-22-2019, 06:59 PM
    Haven't got a quote, but the assessment of the mechanic, who is considered a good one by my yard-mates, is even then the components are old and...
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    01-22-2019, 06:57 PM
    Thanks for that insight James. I am erring on the side of Beta. No engine will be perfect in all things, but a record of being strong and reliable...
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    01-22-2019, 06:05 PM
    Slightly toungue in cheek, but there must be a use for old sikaflex! I spotted this on the shelf last night when i went to get the black sikaflex....
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    01-21-2019, 11:46 PM
    I used to sail them as a kid. First boat I capsized in I think. I never grew to like the gunter rig. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    01-21-2019, 10:19 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread The Real Wall in The Bilge
    Yowza; the last refuge of the scoundrel. Really?
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    01-21-2019, 10:08 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Nationalism in The Bilge
    Nationalism is simply an extension of 'othering' - on a national level. Othering is/was a way of excluding people identified as different, from...
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    01-21-2019, 09:52 PM
    Oh, my head hurts...... How does Frank explain that one?
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    01-21-2019, 05:20 PM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    My point goes to motivation.
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    01-21-2019, 03:33 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I see the whinge princess is doling out the usual carp. And he,s going to get his hands dirty! Bet he carefully applies hand cream first. That,s...
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    01-21-2019, 03:22 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Posting While Intoxicated in The Bilge
    The bit find hardest is not getting the letter into the post box, it,s the folding over of the flap. I hate not getting the seam just perfect. ...
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    01-21-2019, 01:02 AM
    The cultural inheritance from the militaristic societies that seeded these young nations. Do what you are told, and losing face is THE worst thing...
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    01-21-2019, 12:45 AM
    gypsie replied to a thread Nationalism in The Bilge
    I don't think its a case of knowing about the sub divisions of class. It's more that the rug has been pulled from under everyones feet and the Right...
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    01-20-2019, 11:26 PM
    Regarding nose into a 30knot wind and a steep chop churning up the tank..... I saw one illustration of a system with a sump, with its own drain,...
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    01-20-2019, 11:09 PM
    Nice one Rick - must feel great to have it done and dusted. I had a marine diesel mechanic look at mine this morning. Straight up, the injector...
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