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    06-04-2023, 04:41 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    School friend of my mum married post war had one of those girls as a servant. Her husband got the girl pregnant and he sent her back and wanted...
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    06-04-2023, 02:59 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I wonder if the white European immigrants expected a compliant native population as domestics tugging the forelock and labourers, and never quite got...
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    06-04-2023, 02:53 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Point 2,3,4. Very interesting………….
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    06-04-2023, 02:50 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread epic moon tonight in The Bilge
    So what Masefield poem am I thinking of? I was so sure I didn't check……… (I just had a quick look, seems I was totally mistaken…...
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    06-03-2023, 11:47 PM
    "Men from earth? Pshaw….. they don't exist……… Far too wet for any intelligent life to exist…..."
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    06-03-2023, 11:44 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread epic moon tonight in The Bilge
    Was pretty good here last night, very John Masefield…………….. "The moon was a silver galleon tossed upon cloudy seas"………except is was full of course.
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    06-03-2023, 11:38 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Discuss in The Bilge
    "There once existed a single individual female who was the most recent ancestor shared by you and a baboon. That one individual female had two...
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    06-03-2023, 11:27 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Byob !!!!!! in The Bilge
    G'day all, sunny winters day here. pruning blueberries and freshening up the soil. Got great crop last year. Just started winter but the plants and...
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    06-03-2023, 11:16 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Discuss in The Bilge
    "FWIW, Dawkins is a bit too dogmatic for my taste; he thinks we know more than we really do." Dawkins is a 'professional' atheist..if that's what he...
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    06-03-2023, 07:49 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Viking Ship in People & Places
    Bump The Gokstad ship is an extraordinary thing.
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    06-03-2023, 05:09 PM
    Fascinating, amazing! …………How fortunate are we to be able to see all this sitting comfortably at home. America is certainly a place of extreme...
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    06-03-2023, 05:01 PM
    There's more than a degree of theatre about this regular supposed standoff, and I'm sure some profit to be made in the consequent uncertainty.
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    06-03-2023, 04:55 PM
    Friends in Minnesota do their shopping as early as possible these days. They'd like to come here but it's unlikely, but we are exploring...
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    06-03-2023, 04:43 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I can imagine that America is trying to play catch up here……… Yes they are supplying hardware, but it's the Ukrainians that are doing the fighting,...
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    06-03-2023, 06:01 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    ASIO alway has been……….. chasing trade unionists and jazz musicians while the Ustashi trained in Australia's bush for instance. One agent long gone...
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    06-03-2023, 05:54 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    To co-opt a phrase "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee", but Ukraine does that to the bear anyhow.
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    06-03-2023, 05:33 AM
    How about a diaper holster?
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    06-03-2023, 05:20 AM
    Thomas Bowlder where are you!:ycool: https://biblicalstudies.org.uk/pdf/myers/englert.pdf
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    06-03-2023, 05:15 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread My Dad is Dying in The Bilge
    Sorry Joe, losing parents is never easy and gives a reminder of your own mortality. I do hope that it's a peaceful passing.
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    06-02-2023, 05:34 PM
    Can 5 year olds open carry?
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    06-02-2023, 05:30 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Well, the Vic government has backed down re some private school payroll tax, but the christian schools are still not happy. In that case remove...
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    06-02-2023, 05:18 PM
    I'm not surprised that we have had so few female participants. Some other members have been less than friendly.
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    06-02-2023, 05:04 PM
    Two passenger trains and a goods train. https://edition.cnn.com/2023/06/02/asia/india-train-crash-odisha-intl/index.html
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    06-02-2023, 07:46 AM
    …………..endless thread…………… only the names and neighbourhoods get changed…………. whose next?………… whose next…………..
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    06-02-2023, 07:35 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Apology in The Bilge
    I think you are right PM, it's done it's job and I am surprised hasn't sunk out of sight.
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    06-02-2023, 07:32 AM
    Rather like Texas's banning of children's books, and American gun laws?
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    06-02-2023, 07:30 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Pickup Truck Beds in The Bilge
    The same monsters with the same safety problems are sold her following the demise of our own industry. They would never pass Australian design rules,...
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    06-02-2023, 02:41 AM
    It's time for my favourite song ..:D:D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-jsqZQ4OOY
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    06-02-2023, 02:35 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Apology in The Bilge
    Steady on Sandy, leave his missus out of it. At ther time he became distressed I did not even know he had a wife.
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    06-02-2023, 02:33 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I would have thought that Kadyrov and Wagner had common interests in this? Namely weakening Putins hold? Putin's interests are the reduction of both...
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Old bloke, more a bush carpenter than a woodworker.Living in a house in a bush/beach locatiion
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victoria, australia. (1 address now)
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sailing. model making, xc skiing, fly fishing, boat building (at last!)
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