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

    That's OK Spin, here's another one you might like.

    A medieval ring discovered by a metal detectorist has sold at auction for £38,000.


    David Board unearthed the "once in a lifetime find" near...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Lew Barrett…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Bournemouth clifftop goat herd set to double
    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/1771A/production/_127762069_mediaitem127762068.jpg.webp
    The herd of 50 goats graze 11 different areas along...
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    ^ No idea, unless modern cider making uses different apple varieties to generate a standard taste / strength / colour required for a Brand.

    Nick
  5. Re: Sailboat search, 10’ bridge clearance@mlw. Hot stove league discussion.

    See this old thread for background info on Drascombe plans. http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?13720-Drascombe-Lugger-Plans The Russian plans referred to in the thread can be found as a 22...
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Gerarddm…

    Happy Birthday, hope you're having a good one.
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Adampet…

    Happy Birthday, hope you're having a good one.
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    Dorset: Birthplace of modern cider found, new book claims
    Two authors believe they may have found the birthplace of modern cider making after years of hunting out ancient apple trees.

    ...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Nicholas Carey…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    A surgeon paralysed in a freak cycling accident has returned to work to continue operating after almost two years of intensive rehabilitation.


    Mohammed Belal, a consultant urologist at...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Chris Woodward…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Dog hands herself into police station after going missing on walkhttps://metro.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/SEI_133670856-5f3e.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&zoom=1&resize=540%2C306
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  13. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Here's today's post by Stefan

    https://medium.com/@Stefan.Korshak/nov-13-day-263-russian-skillz-missed-opportunity-tools-and-jobs-aa4d70093b0e

    Nick
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    Re: Boats in Netherlands Post WW2 era

    ^ Looks interesting from the Wiki for Willemsoord https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemsoord,_Den_Helder

    Nick
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    Re: Gas Stations Hidden Battle

    Re the free charging this appeared in local paper today https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/23103531.tesco-anger-electric-car-users-introducing-ev-fees-uk-stores/



    Nick
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    Re: Noank Pulling Boat

    I don't see why it can't be done. As a reference, a Mardarin 15' rowing skiff by Paul Fisher has been built in strip plank and was covered in an past issue of Watercraft. Try this link and scroll...
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    Re: A remarkable incident

    Unfortunately in a small number of cases, dementia sufferers can become violent. Locally, at least, there are two care homes which specialise in their care. The staff are trained to deal with this...
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    Map norths converge on Dorset village in historic firsthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/E049/production/_127471475_mediaitem127471470.jpg.webpA small village has made map reading history...
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    Re: The two months of Christmas

    ^ But on 26th December you got to start putting the Easter eggs out! :d

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Devout…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  21. Re: Interesting News Stories...From Your Communities and the World....

    With reference to http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?133318-Interesting-News-Stories-From-Your-Communities-and-the-World&p=6467315#post6467315 the work to bury the power cables is complete....
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    Re: Happy birthday to WszystekPoTrochu…

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

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

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Galway Hookers, Gort Ireland

    Hallam's post here http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?285795-Memes-and%85&p=6747277#post6747277 is quite appropriate.

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Andrewdarius…

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

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

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  29. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The Reuters report is here https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/ukraine-crisis-russia-base/?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB

    Nick
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    Re: Noiw the PM is sorted, back to BREXIT.

    Well I voted Remain, but I also believe in democracy. One of the rules for participating in democracy is that you must accept the result (unlike a certain US politician).

    Parliament had the...
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    Re: Happy birthday to NickW…

    Thanks Spin.

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to NickW…

    Thanks all. Had a quiet day as SWMBO is recuperating from a cataract removal and is finding life difficult with unbalanced vision (extremely short sighted and with a cataract in her other eye)....
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    Re: Happy birthday to Chad…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  34. Re: Boat exposed by low water in Mississippi River

    ^^ I like the period correct fenders.

    Nick
  35. Thread: liz truss

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    Re: liz truss

    I think you mean the second Viscount Stansgate, no need to promote him.

    Nick
  36. Thread: liz truss

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    Re: liz truss

    The 1922 Committee has ruled that to stand the the forthcoming leadership election a candidate must be nominated by at least 100 MPs with a deadline of 2 pm on Monday. As there are approx 380 Tory...
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    Re: Wife's birthday; first since her passing

    Tough time for you John. Keep strong for your great grand daughters.

    Nick
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    A little valeting and MoT rectification work required

    A rare Bentley that has been stored in a farmer's shed for more than 50 years has sold at auction for £66,000.


    A Dorset farmer originally...
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    Re: Happy birthday to leikec…

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

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

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  42. Thread: beautimous

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    Re: beautimous

    Looks like Poole harbour. Photo appears to have been taken from the Brownsea Island side of the Main Channel looking eastwards towards Sandbanks. Tidal currents in the harbour can run to 3 knots on...
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    Re: Happy birthday to brad9798…

    Happy Birthday.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Andrew Craig-Bennett…

    Happy Birthday Andrew, seems like you had a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Flying Orca…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  46. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    https://www.emotional-rescue.com/img/ranges/virtualSafari/VR1983-MULTI-TASK-FSC-1.png
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    Re: Census 2021 And the implications...

    In 2014, the Islands voted NO by ~2:1 margin. As a Crown Dependency they would have their own Exclusive Economic Zone (with most of the current oil and gas producing fields never mind the fish)...
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    I'm about two thirds of the way through The Boundless Sea: A human History of the Oceans by David Abulafia.
    It's a fascinating mighty tome at ~900 pages plus notes, index etc. A Guardian review is...
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    Re: Buying A Small Boat in Europe?

    Given the waters local to Wroclaw, how about a canoe?

    Nick
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    Re: Census 2021 And the implications...

    Well, Northern Ireland aside we could start with
    1. Giving Nicola her Section 30 Order;
    2. Giving the Orkneys, Fair Isle and Shetlands a referendum on whether they wish to remain in Scotland, ...
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