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    Re: Happy birthday to SBrookman…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Can you create a secure password with only eight characters?

    Try

    SnowWhite&the7dwarfs

    Nick
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    The halyard ring should be vertically above the hook for the yard strop, like this one from Classic Marine....
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Well, depending on the driver's age, these are up for auction.

    From https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/20580398.morgan-austin-pedal-cars-auctioned-off-dorset/
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    Re: Happy birthday to JamesCaird…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  6. Re: Sprinkle SW lawns with Midwest water? BULL DOOKEY!

    Water is 8 lb per US gallon and 10 lb per imperial gallon or in strict SI units 1,000 kg per metre cubed.

    Nick
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    Re: Wife passed this AM

    My condolences to you and your family John.

    Nick
  8. Bournemouth University uncovers earliest English medieval shipwreck site

    From https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/news/2022-07-20/bournemouth-university-uncovers-earliest-english-medieval-shipwreck-site







    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Bamamick…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  10. Re: A Look at The Religious Right and Where It Began

    I recently read this book, Fantasyland: How America went haywire by Kurt Andersen.

    https://www.kurtandersen.com/fantasyland

    There's a good synopis of it at Wikipedia...
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    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/D82F/production/_125834355_ah-_0005.jpg

    A 450-year-old kitchen hidden by a modern conversion has been fully restored at an Elizabethan manor.


    The...
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    Re: Happy birthday to WX…

    Happy Birthday, sounds like you had a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Jeremy Burnett…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Larks…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Bob Cleek…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/ECF2/production/_125785606_mediaitem125785605.jpg

    The chicks were removed from the nest in order to apply the rings
    Osprey chicks, believed to be the...
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    Re: Happy birthday to willmarsh3…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    Fyne Boats also supply Paulownia strips, cheaper (~20%), lighter (~20%) and more sustainable( grown in Spain approx 7 to 15 years from planting to harvest) than cedar. At present Fyne Boats are...
  19. Thread: Cartoons.

    by NickW
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    Re: Cartoons.

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/imageserver/image/%2Fmethode%2Ftimes%2Fprod%2Fweb%2Fbin%2F6d8d8ec0-f707-11ec-be82-a1645e171d94.jpg?crop=1279%2C720%2C0%2C67&resize=1500

    Nick
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    Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022

    Here you go
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Napier_deltic_animation_large.gif

    6 banks of 3 cylinders https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napier_Deltic

    Nick
  21. Re: Interesting News Stories...From Your Communities and the World....

    From https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/20230896.ducklings-trapped-a338-bournemouth-rescued-police/
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    Re: Happy Birthday to BrianW…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    The sight of baby owls growing up in a barn nesting box is once again proving popular on the internet. ...
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    Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    Our Council uses them here too.
    https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/News/News-Features/goat-grazing/goat-grazing.aspx
    And the photos...
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    Re: Happy birthday to johnno…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Paul Scheuer…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  27. Thread: isn't it ironic

    by NickW
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    Re: isn't it ironic

    ^ Since damage to the road surface is a function of the weight of the vehicle, why not levy road taxes based on manufacturers published kerb weights as well as propulsion method? An example would be...
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    Re: Happy birthday to ChaseKenyon…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Bitch or brag-how’s the weather?

    23 C today with a cloudless sky. Lotsa people throwing sickies.
    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/E89A/production/_125464595_mediaitem125464593.jpg
    Bournemouth East and West beaches...
  30. Thread: Ukraine

    by NickW
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    Re: Ukraine

    Boris is in Kyiv offering a troop training programme for Ukraine.



    From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-61842137

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Thad…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Israeli star chamber convicts Palestinian

    You can have him back tomorrow, with compliments!

    Nick
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    Re: Looking for 17 foot ‘Shilling’ plans

    Under prices it shows full construction plans for the dayboat version at £250.00. But yes I would contact Dick Phillips at info[at]willowbayboats.co.uk for more details.

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to carioca1232001…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to goodbasil…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Michael Beckman…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy Birthday TomF

    Happy Birthday Tom, have a good one.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    "Hullo, you're new to the office, make yourself useful and sweep the floor."

    "But I'm a graduate!"

    "Oh, I'd better show you how then."
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    Re: Happy birthday to Peerie Maa…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to my husband Kalevala….

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to SchoonerRat…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Buffalo shooting 'suspect'

    I feel fishguts was inferring that only WASPs should be armed with everyone else disarmed.

    Nick
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    A seafront statue of palaeontologist Mary Anning has been unveiled in her hometown of Lyme Regis, Dorset.

    Anning's discoveries in the early 19th Century helped shape scientific understanding of...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Garland Reese…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Ed Harrow…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  46. Re: How may of you know someone with Covid at the moment?

    One at present, three in the last month.

    Nick
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    Re: Boats and their names…

    Whilst Tireless was in Gib having some cracks welded up, causing a bit hassle with Spain, the Foreign Office renamed her HMS Tiresome.

    Nick
  48. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    And this weeks cover of Private Eye
    https://www.private-eye.co.uk/pictures/covers/full/1573_big.jpg
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    Re: Happy birthday to DMKIA….

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to bluedog225…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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