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    05-29-2023, 02:29 PM
    My teddy bear which is sitting on my mother's wardrobe, was bought for my first Christmas, is coming up to 66 years old. Other than that Probably...
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    05-16-2023, 10:53 AM
    The Q replied to a thread trainspotting, virtually in The Bilge
    To tie this and the sewing machine thread together, Singer had its own station in Glasgow. Today singer station still exists open for public use....
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    05-16-2023, 10:46 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Slingshot marksmanship in The Bilge
    Used to make our own catapults. They are legal in the UK as long as they aren't used against people. You have to be 18 to buy a commercial one though.
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    05-16-2023, 10:33 AM
    The Q replied to a thread trainspotting, virtually in The Bilge
    Technically no it's not. That's the Jacobite train which runs from Fort William to Mallaig, April to October. Normally pulled by a black 5 London...
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    05-09-2023, 05:41 AM
    It's not unusual for traditional sailing cruisers on the Norfolk Broads to be so fitted. I couldn't find a picture of it deployed but you can see...
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    05-05-2023, 02:12 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Internet Shopping in The Bilge
    Cheap shoes? Yep made like cheap shoes probably cost them less than $5 to make. I've never paid more than half the $64 for shoes, for properly...
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    05-05-2023, 01:49 AM
    The Q replied to a thread ? Wooden Boat in The Bilge
    Unfortunately they've inflicted these on the beautiful Norfolk Broads. Not any better than that plywood tub.
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    05-05-2023, 01:45 AM
    Out in Saudi, there was a Saudi marriage venue near one of the European domestic accommodation compounds. The Saudis have a habit of firing off...
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    05-04-2023, 10:31 AM
    There is no chance of that it's been a grade 2* listed historic monument since 1955. There is a discussion on in the council at the moment to make...
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    05-04-2023, 10:14 AM
    Ive a rare tool in the back of the shed that I can't reach to photograph it's a DYDLE. So rare I can't find a photo online. Mines a later one ( pre...
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