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    RIP Mini Me

    Dead at 49

    https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/1078e80817f99b119cdff632a8e9d522?width=650

    Austin Powers star Verne Troyer has died aged 49, his official social media accounts have confirmed.
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    Re: navigable aqueducts

    There's more aqueducts in the Netherlands than I had expected. A friend just posted this photo from the Polder in Flevoland, where they've been for the last week - obviously not an aqueduct, and...
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    Re: Fetching airplane pictures

    We provided metal fatigue advice and helped sort out the intake design - to fix up the problems General Dynamics was having. The intake, for example, was giving you Americans stall problems. Never...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    I've been with Smugmug for a couple of years now. They'll look after Flickr, unlike the mongrels at Photobucket. Smugmug is a family-owned business.

    I'm waiting to see if P'bucket refund the...
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    Re: Just showed up for dinner

    Funnily enough, I was looking at some of my photos of storks in Asia earlier today.... just uploaded these to Smugmug
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    Re: O K then. How 'bout car movies?

    Grand Prix

    Did anyone say Bullitt?

    Ronin

    Le Mans

    The Italian Job (original and later one is OK)
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    Re: Un-PC jokes

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  8. Re: Which old Hollywood stars are you in love with?

    T'weren't Hollywood... but

    http://www.gstatic.com/tv/thumb/movieposters/6739/p6739_p_v8_aa.jpg

    Anne-Louise Lambert. Mmmm.
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    Re: A Brain Tumor update.

    Excellent
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    Great news
  11. Re: Anyone who's worked in media should love this one

    The national capital is called Phnom Penh. Interesting city. You should visit. Nothing to do with the article, of course...

    Murdoch didn't write the article, btw... he just sent it to me. Read...
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    Re: Fetching airplane pictures

    Shhhh......

    This one is still on the RAAF's books. Condition of purchase from the US. Nuke-capable, so can't be sold.
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    Re: Random photos of mine

    Here's another one where I'd have liked a split prism. I think it's Peter Parker.... but it isn't quite sharp enough to tell
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  14. Re: Anyone who's worked in media should love this one

    Indeed. I should have an image somewhere of a Nikon that copped a bullet. I'll see if I can find it.

    As for the last man out of Vietnam... a mate of mine stayed on. He was in Saigon when it...
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    Re: Suicide Ideation

    Yep - focus on the positives. The others around you need you.... and that includes us, because you are valuable to us.
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    Re: Fetching airplane pictures

    Great image.... but she was the last flying Sea Vixen. Now in need of 3 million pounds and another few years work to get her in the air again
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    Re: Fetching airplane pictures

    That'd have been my girlfriend's uncle.

    He was Minister for Defence up there when we were buying them.

    He would have been rolling in his grave when I snapped a photo of her in the cockpit...
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    continued..............


    Now my Canadian boss and I were staring hard at Madame Sipiere, who smiled joyfully at our scoop. Despite everything that was happening around the world she retained her...
  19. Anyone who's worked in media should love this one

    My experience is in the financial media, but I enjoyed this one. From Uncle Rupert, who isn't the ogre the self-obsessed left makes him out to be:

    On Ho Chi Minh’s trail with Madame Sipiere

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    I think I saw something the other day about them being on 6,700 aircraft
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    Re: Grocery getter

    Do not open that beer until it's settled for a while.....
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    Re: Random photos of mine

    Something different.... and a rant

    https://photos.smugmug.com/I-hate-Photobucket/i-7Mnh9Fd/0/214da50a/X3/347falcon-X3.jpg

    I could rant about not being able to identify the species. Different...
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    Sounds like a recipe for overtime.
  24. Re: Which old Hollywood stars are you in love with?

    Fonda in Barbarella. Ish can have the angel

    http://www.panhistoria.com/Stacks/Novels/Character_Homes/homedirs/65images/Barbarella90.jpg
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    Re: Launch of the Bounty replica

    We can give you the Endeavour replica in colour

    http://www.anmm.gov.au/~/media/Media/Gallery%20Items/Images/Whats%20On/Vessels/Endeavour16_1020x500.jpg
  26. Re: things that will get your attention while walking down the beach

    More here

    http://tailhookdaily.typepad.com/tailhook_daily_briefing/2008/06/b-52-pilots-and.html
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    a couple of B-52's requested a Fly By of USS Ranger (CV-61)...

    It happened in early 1990 in the Persian Gulf, while U.S. carriers and B-52s were holding joint exercises. Two B-52s called the...
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    or when out for a casual trip on the carrier

    https://theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/B-52-low-level.jpg
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  29. Re: An interesting video on building country bridges.

    I regularly use the more distant of these bridges. The closer one was replaced yonks ago.

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Randoms/i-qd2dP22/0/a4aee462/O/hallgalstongorge.jpg

    Here it is now
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    Re: Alfa thread

    Pininfarina had a go too

    http://www.ruotevecchie.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/0001-alfa_romeo_tipo_33_2_coupe_speciale_5.jpg
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    Re: Alfa thread

    Did we do the Alfa Carabo?

    http://www.diseno-art.com/images/alfa_romeo_carabo.jpg
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    Re: Random photos of mine

    Another one from Sumatra that I've not posted before, although I did post some other ones of him (and other orangutans). I think he's saying.... come here.
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  33. Thread: defiance

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    Re: defiance

    There be two of them

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bb/DEFIANCE_yacht.jpg
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    Re: Launch of the Bounty replica

    Then there's this one

    https://teara.govt.nz/files/p-5507-pmy_0.jpg
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    Re: Alfa thread

    That last one is the 179, this is the 158

    https://cdn-7.motorsport.com/images/mgl/0RKAPkg2/s8/f1-british-gp-1950-juan-manuel-fangio-alfa-romeo.jpg
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    Re: Alfa thread

    https://cdn-2.motorsport.com/images/mgl/0JxBBGyY/s8/f1-monaco-gp-1980-bruno-giacomelli-alfa-romeo-179.jpg
  37. Re: Staggering statistic about the Great Barrier Reef

    This isn't the GBR, but it is a coral reef. It's a shot I took on a reef in Indonesia. It's amazing how much damage these turtles do to the reef. This one is breaking chunks of it off.....

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    Re: Racism @ Starbucks

    As Nader pointed out, none of it is negative in the long term. Brand recognition increases.

    Americans don't know how to make decent coffee though, but whether this reinforces that is unknown.
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    Re: LSD and the Kennedy assassination

    How many Kennedy mistresses had abortions?
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    Re: Crash at Shoreham Airshow, Sussex UK.

    That's what it used to be commonly referred to when I was knee high to a grasshopper
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    Re: Crash at Shoreham Airshow, Sussex UK.

    From Uncle Rupert:

    The pilot whose plane crashed during the 2015 Shoreham Airshow disaster in England is to stand trial at the Old Bailey court in London over the deaths of 11 men.

    Andrew Hill,...
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    Re: LSD and the Kennedy assassination

    Pffft. He was accidentally shot by a secret service guy from behind - during the panic as the shots were coming in from the book repository.
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    Re: John Hartford---Gum Tree Canoe

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Randoms/i-ZMsKWKF/0/1178ac6e/O/hallbark2.jpg


    https://photos.smugmug.com/Randoms/i-C9v2dX2/0/e9afceba/O/hallbark.jpg
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Interesting guy. Here's his favourite creation... which he built, except for the engine

    http://brakehorsepower.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/byfield-SS-Jaguar.jpg

    and the V12HE from the...
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    Re: Some real Aussie Politics

    As if you'd have a clue.
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    Re: Random photos of mine

    :d T'weren't me :d
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    Re: Some real Aussie Politics

    5%?

    Pffft.

    I've still got my colours.
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    Re: Fetching airplane pictures

    And with GHW in the news for the wrong reasons, let's remember what he was flying, back when he married Barbara

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Warbirds/i-BZsBhrn/0/6773773f/X3/avengertakeoff-X3.jpg
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    Re: Some real Aussie Politics

    You mean, like you don't parrot your political and cultural biases, eh?
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    Re: Some real Aussie Politics

    The other images that went with that story were just a couple of twitter ones that I had to delete. Six image limit...

    But there was also this

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