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    Re: Trump: Weisselberg’s guilty plea

    Quite possibly Trumps aversion to reading anything might be his smartest move.
    He always has plausible deniability.
  2. Re: Why is the party of 'free speech' banning books?

    you appear to imply that education gives a single perspective. (I am sure you're not).
    Surely learning CRT and the opposite, and a few more perspectives is actually education.

    What the GOP are...
  3. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The war seems to be one huge story of mis-estimating.

    Everyone underestimated Ukraines ability to fight back.
    Ukraine over estimated Russian penetration into its intelligence agency.
    Russia over...
  4. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I don't think you're a Putin fan. You've just got a point to make that belongs in another thread.
  5. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Sounds like you should start a different thread Vadim. You can post a bad thing about a world leader every time someone critiques Russia. Seems like that's all you want to do. Jump on anyone who...
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    Re: Ukraine

    Regarding inside Russia;

    I've been dipping into this guys channel every now and then.
    He asks pretty simple straight forward questions on the street. I'm amazed he's not in jail.

    Impression...
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    Re: Ukraine

    Looks like it opened a can of works for Zelensky.
    He's getting heat for keeping the intelligence under wraps.
    ...
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    Re: Scott Morrison is the best!

    Gonna move to NZ......? Hardest part of that is being an All Blacks supporter.
    Personally I'd find it fairly straightforward - except when they play Ireland.


    Morrison - he'll tell lies till the...
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    Re: Contingencies For When Trump Is Arrested

    You can probably get away with dodgy legal shenanigans in the normal world - without the microscope of the worlds media focused on you.
    He should call Saul.
  10. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Wow - interesting!
    Morrison was the head of the portfolio....

    The soup thickens.
  11. Re: what if the fictional online creation, boatbum

    Faux .... claptrap.....?

    Is that a double negative, or a tautology?
  12. Thread: harvest time

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    Re: harvest time

    The Russians would call that - target rich.
  13. Re: now that our fearless forum admin is retiring

    Ahhh - to live in a place without cormorants.....
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    Re: Fiberglass Sheathing a 1962 Carvel Hull

    That makes sense and fits the picture.
    I'm amazed i have paid so little attention to how the rudder is constructed before now. I had the chance, it just never crossed my mind.
    One thing for sure -...
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    Re: Fiberglass Sheathing a 1962 Carvel Hull

    On reflection, cutting the rudder away, along the line of the shaft, and rebuilding might be the most efficient method.
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    Re: Fiberglass Sheathing a 1962 Carvel Hull

    Hey Rick, the shaft goes all the way from deck level and penetrates the top of the rudder. One piece.
    the through hull penetration is precisely at water level, on the outside, and yes there is a...
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    Re: Ukraine

    I'm sure that's a very eloquent assessment of something.
    Now maybe you should apply that gargantuan intelligence of yours to the article and share the benefits of your brilliant insights with the...
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Varnish - for all its challenges, it's so beautiful!

    I kept one charging port as a standard cigarette lighter fitting. I have a 12v vacuum cleaner that plugs into. I think that vacuum cost me...
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    Re: Fiberglass Sheathing a 1962 Carvel Hull

    Hmmmmm


    Tiller - rudder - disconnection.

    One Saturday took her out into the big blue to spot whales. Didn't see any, but she was sailing fine.
    Next few weeks were storms (mostly westerly) and...
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    Re: Resurrecting the Tasmanian Tiger?

    We're wiping out so many species in Australia alone, it smells off. Wipe out a species and then spend millions trying to reinvent it.
    Personally, I'd love to see the Thylacine brought back. I feel...
  21. Thread: Daughter

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    Re: Daughter

    Good vibes to you and your familly Rob.
    I'm glad its all okay. I feel your relief.
  22. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    great article, thanks!
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    Re: Contingencies For When Trump Is Arrested

    Tell us George, what does your crystal ball show?
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    We need a fart button and a sarcasm emoji first....
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    Re: pr0nish

    There's something .... compensatory ... about that boat...
  26. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Libya isn't in Europe.
    Afghanistan isn't in Europe.

    Russia murdering and raping in a European Democracy.....

    Whats hard to figure out?
    Maybe our knew sock with his high IQ can do it for us.
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    Re: Contingencies For When Trump Is Arrested

    Pure poetry Jim.

    fold like cheap tents - love it!

    I think you're exactly right.
    Epitomised by the numb skull in DC who crashed his car, shot a couple of rounds into the air, and then shot...
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    Re: Scott Morrison is the best!

    A key difference, perhaps, is that the Prime minister can be fired from the role. Also, his cabinet will each have to reconcile their own actions with their electorate.
    The US essentially appoints a...
  29. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Looks like a partisan war has legs.
    I was wondering when that might begin to scratch the surface. I've been reading of the odd assassination, and even a suspected poisoning.

    Occupiers beware.
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    Re: Scott Morrison is the best!

    Yesterday even he didn't know how many ministries he'd taken over.
    Clearly it's an easy thing to forget.

    But he did admit that if more came to light he'd apologise in due course.

    lying scumbag.
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    Re: For all who are cheering the Mar-a-Lago raid

    There is at least some kind of shape to this.
    He had docs that are sensitive. There's laws.

    Up to now he's been as slippery as an eel.

    The US is sycophantic about the rich and famous. It's...
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    I do enjoy good food prepared well.

    but mostly I wish I didn't have to eat or sleep. And could make noise in my shed 24/7.

    I eat either breakfast or lunch.
    if the former then dinner needs to...
  33. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Just an insight into Trump's idea of classified;

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/11/us/politics/trump-fbi.html?searchResultPosition=3
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    Re: Your Address: climate change risk factors

    Frequent fires? - I've been here almost 20 years and there's never been a fire. Maybe you're talking about somewhere else?

    My plan was to make my house more fireproof. I was going all in for the...
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    The like button is the dark side of FB.
    Its a driver of click bait and the pregenator of second rate content.

    Before you know it there'll be threads of peoples breakfasts, and kittens.

    Careful...
  36. Re: Amnesty International goes full twit liberal

    It strikes me as prezacty the kind of thing a so called conservative would jump on to argue against the US say intervening in someone else's war. Those wacko reactionary conservatives simply LOVE a...
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    Re: Your Address: climate change risk factors

    I can't afford to build to flame zone, so my approach is three fold.

    1. insure the house to the max for total obliteration.
    2. take no steps to avoid total obliteration when the fire comes...
  38. Thread: Wildfire

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    Re: Wildfire

    Do you have water tanks?
    A sprinkler on the ridge of your house, water collects in the drains and recirculates back into the tanks. Good to create little dams in your gutters so they have a few...
  39. Re: Looking For Two of These...Seen Them Before Can't Recall Where

    https://www.practical-sailor.com/boat-maintenance/design-for-building-your-own-handrails

    I'd have made them a bit different.
    Cut an oval slot(s) in the middle of a board - then rip it up the...
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    How do you deal with the wedge that'll be left between roof and cabin sides?
  41. Re: Classic Boat Supplies Australia...are they still open??

    Dunno Larks - haven't heard anything.
    T
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    Sounds reasonable. It seems like one of those inevitable changes that come with scale.
  43. Re: Amnesty International goes full twit liberal

    Liberal?

    you trying to engineer something?

    Amnesty have a lot to be ashamed of with that report.
    Such utter bollox. Ukrainians defending their homes bad, Russian bombing them is .... crickets.
  44. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    FBI need to tread carefully.
    they may make it impossible to find an impartial jury if they start releasing information with too much colour.
  45. Thread: Heavy thinking

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    Re: Heavy thinking

    I eased myself down, but it's one day at a time.
  46. Re: How will DJT attempt to distract from FBI Florida search

    It seems that to his followers Trump can literally do no wrong.
    Its like a parallel universe. Everything is seen through a totally different lens. They cannot conceive that Trump could ever be...
  47. Thread: Heavy thinking

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    Re: Heavy thinking

    I used to do a lot of heavy thinking, but I've cut right back. Now I have the occasional thought, maybe on a Friday night, but even then I find I indulge less and less. I thought I'd keep my thinking...
  48. Re: Life guard races are a unique South Jersey Tradition

    Run and yell hey? Sounds like panic to me, not something we'd do when calm is called for.

    we're a surf rescue family, two volunteers with their recently acquired 100% patrol attendances (not me)....
  49. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Those buildings probably housed precisely the spares and parts the Russians cannot acquire due to sanctions.
    The colateral damage of the planes was probably just a bonus.
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    Re: Ukraine

    if it was missiles it was very accurate.
    if it was special forces, that's complicated - a lot of space between those buildings.
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