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    Re: Which type appeals to you the most?

    It looks as though it is from a French site. They have more sense. :D
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    Re: I googled 'sexy yachts' and

    Oh the outrage! :confused::rolleyes:
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    Re: London is having a series of Knife attacks

    One higher value is not a trend.

    There is so much inertia in society that it will take a bit more than Dolt 45's time in office for any effects to work through and show up.
    Obama was lucky to...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    roflmao
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    Re: London is having a series of Knife attacks

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?222701-London-is-having-a-series-of-Knife-attacks&p=5680892#post5680892 :rolleyes:
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    Re: Sanding Hollow / Dishing Out

    ^pretty well that.
    http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e338/Woodyboater21/Plywwod%20joint_zpsozj222li.jpg
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    Re: London is having a series of Knife attacks

    According to Mr Pless you are still wrong, semantics notwithstanding.
  8. Thread: Ash

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    Re: Ash

    Excellent for serious oars, block shells, tillers, steamed timbers, anything needing to be bent.
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    Re: Something a bit different

    It is.
    http://www.wavetrain.net/images/stories/langskip4.jpg
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    Re: Solo Transatlantic Rowing Attempt

    True, but not rowing single handed.
    Even with crew and sails, what proportion drowned or hit rocks on landfall?
  11. Re: Atlantic rower in hand-built boat rescued off Land's End

    Pl continue in http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?238431-Solo-Transatlantic-Rowing-Attempt
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    Re: Solo Transatlantic Rowing Attempt

    I thought that there was another thread when I started this
    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?244606-Atlantic-rower-in-hand-built-boat-rescued-off-Land-s-End
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    Re: London is having a series of Knife attacks

    So, even our criminals are far nicer (less homicidal) than your average US criminal :D
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    Re: London is having a series of Knife attacks

    Nailed it.
    https://metro.co.uk/2018/07/15/new-york-murder-rate-is-much-higher-than-londons-new-figures-show-7717873/
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44807271

    Do you think - that Geng will ever...
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    Re: Possible Rabl Titmouse restoration

    Does not sound too bad.
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    Re: Swallow - the dinghy

    You are thinking of a balanced lug perhaps. The downhaul on a standing lug is normally as close to being in a line extending to the halyard as can be, forming an axle around which the sail rotates...
  17. Re: Atlantic rower in hand-built boat rescued off Land's End

    Not a good coast to make landfall on by dead reckoning, especially when trying to navigate whilst rowing through 8 foot waves in a 23 foot boat.
    You are correct about your lack of knowledge of the...
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    Re: Do you think

    A time-line of denuclearisation promises broken. Why should we expect any difference now?
    https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/dprkchron
  19. Atlantic rower in hand-built boat rescued off Land's End

    This may have been covered in another thread.
    100 days at sea solo, nearly completed the Atlantic crossing. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-45612052
    23289...
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    Re: Something a bit different

    That has been around a while, and been discussed on here before.
    I am not that impressed.
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    Re: Do you think

    All pigs are fuelled and taxiing on runway one.
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    Re: Japan Photos

    Thus is the interweb, so you have finally been assimilated.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    And he has achieved that by reposting a small handful of topics: The GAB; dating deep time; evolution; Noye's Fludde, again and again and again and again
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    Re: Do you think you can make the pledge

    Bullying who? I have started a "Do you think" thread in the past. ;)
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    Re: Do you think you can make the pledge

    This.

    I have found that the one is often followed by the other.
  26. Re: Bloomberg, a world health system comparison.

    Because Insurance is not about providing a good service, it is about removing cash from your bank balance and paying it into a shareholders bank balance as smoothly as possible.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    To deploy a bit of Christian charity, it is obvious that Frank does not understand what a deeply gullible fool he is. So he probably does believe the crap he posts
    and therefore cannot see why we...
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    Good. Somebody is doing their job as our democratic processes require.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/04/22/cyberbullying-makes-young-people-twice-likely-self-harm-attempt/
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Just found it? It has been posted wayy back in the thread. https://agforceqld.org.au/file.php?id=836&open=yes
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    There is a notorious sort of DIY yotty who sometimes infest shipyards.
    They have a problem to solve, and have thought up a crappy, sometimes dangerous fix. They then go round the engineers in the...
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    Again, a generalisation. However it does explain whilst the influence of the family is so powerful. A Norn Iron charity is addressing the issue buy creating an environment where kids can mix IIRC....
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    And a hundred years later it will have moved to the side, and then after another hundreds of years it will be somewhere else again and so on for thousands of years.
  33. Re: Bloomberg, a world health system comparison.

    Probably live a healthier lifestyle than the industrialised city dwelling UK resident.
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    Re: Swallow - the dinghy

    Not round the boom jaws, but through a couple of holes in the jaws.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ON7OJBMtgmU/UKe0FuVuKJI/AAAAAAAAAfU/Iapo2-0j02I/s1600/DSCN0702.JPG...
  35. Thread: Ten words

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    Re: Ten words

    Bloody yanks, two mistakes in that a 20% failure rate

    https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/awry

    https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/candidate
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    It would appear that Franks mind runs on rails.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWaobyVHCqU
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    I am afraid your lack of knowledge of this side of the pond causes you to talk bollocks
    Yet sectarianism is not a problem in England.

    School's do not teach sectarian behaviour under the English...
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    Re: The lying has started

    And there are pople on here defending "Freedom of Speech"

    Remarkable!
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    Re: Wooden Bullseye

    https://shop.classicmarine.co.uk/rigging/standing-rigging/thimbles/bullseyes-lignum-vitae.html
    Of course wood is adequate, and has been for hundreds of years.

    P.S. welcome to the forum. what...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Bollocks. Space and time were created at the same time as inflation begun.
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    Re: Problem polishing brass/bronze

    You will probably find that the chemicals produced by the spar varnish setting up reacted with the copper. Search for a lacquer specifically for coating brass.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    If you don't like the message, shoot the messenger.


    Frank is loosing it.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Supernatural = cannot be explained. All those things have falsifiable explanations that are yet to be fully explored.
    Just because you cannot understand them does not make them impossible.

    If...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    It is one of his favourite pieces of crap pseudo-science. He knows it has been debunked may be even has read the papers that did so, but having got it into memory his mind slammed closed shut on the...
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    Re: Swallow - the dinghy

    AKA "Land lists"
    https://www.thebeachguide.co.uk/public/geophotos/173622.jpg
  46. Re: When did Royal Navy ship's boats get transoms?

    I believe that whalers were adopted for their ability to land through surf. That is why they went on to develop full U shaped ends.
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    Re: Swallow - the dinghy

    Yes, both luff tension and downhaul tension pull the boom forwards. There is usually so much luff tension to get the sail to stand that the boom won't go anywhere anyway.



    A kicking strap runs...
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    Re: Swallow - the dinghy

    Tack down haul.
    http://www.allthingsransome.net/arboats/sandaboats/sanda.html#1
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    Re: Earliest animal fossils are identified

    Some animals farm and digest bacteria, so who dominates now? :D
  50. Thread: One for mmd

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    Re: One for mmd

    Rummy says "no holes", so I revised my original idea.
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