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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Dang Jimmy! My tractor hasn't had that much tread on the tyres for twenty years. Folks over there must have too much money- or really cheap tyres:)
  2. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    Severe beatings. Worked wonders with my kids.
  3. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    You see sandbag, it's those nasty little add ons on so many of your posts that defines you as an arsehole, and not just a regular blowhard. I'm well aware that I'm also an arsehole, but I don't play...
  4. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    There was a march in Moscow last week of placard waving far right Russians demanding that Russia invade Washington. I watched the footage. Laughable if it wasn't so stupid. JayInOz
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    Re: Sarah Palin goes down in flames.

    Aw. That's a shame.
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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

    Just for fun sometime, look at second hand knives on eBay. Not just to save money but to see what's available. I had a look one day and just by chance a feller was selling off his huge collection,...
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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

    The knife in my pocket is sharp enough to shave with. As are most of my butcher knives and my leather working blades. I touch up blades on a fine stone at a flatter angle than recommended. I then...
  8. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    The decision to make him hand them over was really quick with no dissent- a very good sign. I really hope the orange puke gets caught trying to hide stuff he's been ordered to hand over- or better...
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    Re: Ukraine

    I keep waiting for him to get to the point but he doesn't seem to have one. It's like a paramedic lecturing onlookers at a traffic accident about the importance of safe driving practices while the...
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    Re: Buffy Sainte-Marie

    Everybody's on Youtube Tom- just a matter of finding them:) There's some Jim Croce there- another goodun from the same era https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk6PtxF6Nh4
    I spend far too much time...
  11. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    OK Sandbag you win. America is roooly bad. The baddest ever. When it coms to baddiness America is the winner. But this is about Ukraine- now. Provoked, unprovoked, started last year or last century....
  12. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    [QUOTE=gypsie;6760142]

    Russia never bought in. Its population is passive and its leaders are greedy and corrupt. Two qualities anathema to modern Europe.


    /QUOTE]

    Pretty much nailed it old...
  13. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    My wifes CRV is the only car we've ever owned that had any sort of screen:) Two things I don't like about it- it's gets dusty and I forget and wipe it while driving- it's a touch screen so I screw up...
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    Re: one motion

    I was going to watch a police chase on youtube a couple of nights ago and lost the link. I was interested because the police pursuit car was a Tesla. JayInOz
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    Falconers have to be very careful that their birds don't ingest lead pellets from critters shot to feed them. I seem to recall that in the early days of Gerald Durrells zoo in Jersey in the Channel...
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    There is a rifle range a mile or so outside the little village near where we lived when I was a kid. I helped work the targets a few times. Shoots were often and very popular, and it was all old .303...
  17. Thread: Cartoons.

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    Re: Cartoons.

    The couple seated at the table doc- what say you- goiter? :)
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    Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    If the final was outside my window I'd close the curtains and watch something on Youtube.
  19. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Nicholas the number of such nutters is really quite small. The chances of two or three getting onto that jury would be negligible, and the vetting process should weed them out, although, you know-...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    This doesn't sound good for donny- ...
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    Re: Apology to All Brits

    Dunno about British soaps, but I used to enjoy watching "Last of the Summer Wine". As far as I know all the regular actors in it have since died. ...
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    Re: Bought a new phone - after seven years

    My phone ran out of credit and the battery went flat back in early March:) It can stay dead. JayInOz
  23. Re: It's the night before Gun Deer Hunting here in Wisconsin.

    Cows around here seem to live a better life than most of the fellers who own them:) But then if I mentioned what a beautiful day it was here someone would turn it into a lecture on climate change:)...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Some serious bits of gear there! I brought home some weights from the tip a while back- as in weight lifting weights. Missus said what in the world are those going to be any good for? Right now one...
  25. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Happy to have my views challenged Tom- unless it's accompanied by constant snark, condescension and sarcasm. The fact that I'm becoming more and more intolerant as I get old doesn't help:)
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    Brought a tear to me eye Mr. Baxter:) Reminded me of the times I used to go fishing in the Namoi river with my Dad- not as often as I would have liked as it was a drive of several hours to get there...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    Two weeks ago I was in the rural supply store here where I buy all my feed. The young manager was on the phone taking down a big chemical order for one of the big farms in the area. His offsider-...
  28. Re: It's the night before Gun Deer Hunting here in Wisconsin.

    Dunno the verse but I suspect the word beer will be along shortly:)
  29. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I'll bet you're the only one:)
  30. Re: It's the night before Gun Deer Hunting here in Wisconsin.

    I took my first deer with a rifle. I've killed a fair number since then, of three species and all with the bow- for the last twenty something years with arrows I made, including knapping the points....
  31. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    It is a video- eventually:)
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    I found this somehow reassuring:) https://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2022/11/19/george-conway-jack-smith-donald-trump-special-counsel-sot-contd-vpx.cnn JayInOz
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    Re: Apology to All Brits

    Some of the old dears who drank in my Dads pub in Gwabegar used to quickly down their last sherry and hurry home to watch "Home and Away" :)
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    Pouring shot for the cannons:)
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    Re: EV’s are becoming mainstream

    The cost of electric still turns a lot of people away. India is producing budget electric vehicles for the local market. The three wheeled Auto Rickshaws which are very popular there are available in...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    I took a young woman out for dinner when I was in my late twenties. Parked in front of the restaurant, walked around and opened her car door for her. She stepped out, gave me a funny look and said...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    I'd like to see pictures of the kitchen island. I need inspiration:) A feller here let me cut some huge rounds from a big green apple box tree which blew down in a storm. They're the tree used here...
  38. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Since February Russia had reportedly spent more than 7.5 billion US dollars firing missiles at Ukraine. The most recent large scale attack is estimated to have cost Russia somewhere around 750...
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    Heavy snow here in Oberon two days ago- two weeks out from the start of summer. Up north they've already had several days over 40 degrees C. Tropical rainforest to the north east, desert to the west,...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    My youngest daughter- then quite an inexperienced driver- pulled over to the side of a country road just on dark to look for something in the glovebox and as she did she drove against a big rock and...
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    What we're experiencing here at the moment isn't because of something we did here. It's an interaction between a huge La Nina event from the Pacific to the north and west, and the Indian Ocean dipole...
  42. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    What's Donald Gonna Do Today? Kevin Bloody Wilson. Contains a couple of swearings:) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsKDO-r5STc JayInOz
  43. Re: From 0 to 10,000 mph in 6 minutes - Artemis has lifted off

    I turned the puter on and had a quick look half a dozen times while waiting for the launch. And then I started trying to get the transmission drain plugs out of the old loader and missed the launch...
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    Re: It Ain't Like Riding a Bicycle

    I was about to spend my first night with a new girlfriend- she was eleven or twelve years older than me. I said I haven't done this for a while. She said it's just like riding a bicycle. I said I...
  45. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    There was a documentary on TV a few years ago about the training the regular Russian soldiers underwent. It was all about killing the evil Americans who wanted to destroy them at the first...
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    No actual damage on my place John apart from a fair bit of gear flooded in my machinery shed- it's just too wet to do anything. Big bridge just over the hill to the west washed away. Lots of local...
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    A damage bill in the billions. Entire towns inundated, houses washed away. Businesses and livelihoods destroyed. People dead and missing. Enormous loss of livestock. In Forbes the river is at almost...
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    Re: WARS; can we stop them?

    Have a look at this pretty little collection sandbag. This is ongoing conflicts in the world Right Now. Tell us how we are evolving into less violent creatures than the ones I learned about in...
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    https://www.9news.com.au/national/new-south-wales-central-west-floods-18-people-14-pets-rescued-orange-eugowra/54569a1e-ba58-4a38-adce-f0dffd6df138 JayInOz
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    Re: Bigger than Switzerland

    My sisters farm is just west of Canowindra. She up high and safe but won't be going anywhere anytime soon. Looks like we might be getting some emergency services crews in from New Zealand, Malaysia...
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