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  1. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The C&P was from a critic in the Guardian, Jack Seale. He was less than complimentary.
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    Re: Help identify?

    Nedl referred to framing.
    I suggest that you lift the cabin or cockpit sole and take photos of the inner bottom, showing framing, the floors crossing the keel and so on.
    BTW, I very much doubt that...
  3. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The first episode of this, Simon Schama’s History of Now (BBC Two), aired last night demonstrates how Trump, Erdoğan, and the Russian government all behaved, and now Putin in Ukraine, as predicted by...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    This is what I am talking about
    https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/means-matter/survival/
    and file:///C:/Users/Home/Downloads/suicides_v3_tcm77-168759.pdf

    Guns are final.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Data from nations without easy access to guns bear that out.

    Some suicide attempts are a cry for help.
    Some suicides find planning and assembling the means gives them time to reconsider and seek...
  6. Thread: Ukraine

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    We don't mind the US screwing up its people by fracking gas, that is for the US government to legislate. It is just that we don't want to take the risks of seismic events that come with the process...
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    Great news, congratulations to the Prof. Thanks for letting us all know.
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    Re: Seabird Yawl cock pit

    The usual method is to cross the drains. The drain from the starboard side of the cockpit falls and exits to port, and vice versa. You need to ensure that the lower cockpit drain is always above...
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    To be fair, the portraits on our folding money are of dead people.
    However, every one of them was a person of considerable merit.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Thank you for the commendation,



    but I suggest that you don't forget the context of your original comment.
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    Re: The Photo Most Unlike Us

    It is a different sort of penis extension.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    There are ways to deliver health care for far less cost, affordable by all, no bankruptcies need to occur.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The Tobacco industry and their insurance companies employed shills to allow them to continue selling addictive poisons, and avoid the consequences.
    Is seems to be a feature, not a bug.
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    Does milling the wood from an apple tree into plank and framing timber for a 1/16th (3/4" to the foot) model of an open boat count?
  15. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    From the Wiki:

    Did you read the link?
  16. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    US sanctions, alongside the dead fist of Marxism





    produced a good health care system even though the US embargoed the import of drugs and equipment, a world respected hub for music and...
  17. Thread: Jamestown

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    Re: Jamestown

    It is also called Isostatic rebound.
    It is happening to us as well, but is now slowing.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Post-glacial_rebound_in_British_Isles.PNG

    This is the...
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    Sticky: Re: Helping Ukraine and Ukrainians

    Are any organizations collecting and distributing warm clothing, blankets, duvets and so on?
    Camping stoves and fuel, maybe?
  19. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    At least one of those propositions needs a neither option
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    So you are against even trying?
    Mind you, your much published paranoia about the US going Fascist and starting shooting people at random goes along way to explain why you don't want to try.
  21. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    Give her more of Orwell's work, The Road to Wigan Pier, for example. 19884 might be a bit of a cliché now, but is definitely anti-totalitarian.
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    Re: Mull it over nsfw

    Although it was before the days of YouTube, one nasty moment on the Manx circuit was a tight turn just after a hump back bridge. The co-driver's note were a tad inadequate, so the instruction tight...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Mass shootings are defined for these statistics as four or more people shot in one incident.

    So you are content that 44 people are shot every week, plus those shootings that only kill or would...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    So what are you trying to add to this thread about the US?
    Why don't you just describe what you have and recommand it to your southern neighbours?
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    Re: Mull it over nsfw

    This is pretty much in my backyard

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFIYN4Sya0Y
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    Re: Mull it over nsfw

    They aren't so bad. The sheer drop down one side of the road really smarts.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Now that would be a good move for the US to follow,

    You seem to be arguing for more regulation in the US, but cannot bring your self to come out and say so.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Dunning Kruger and years of NRA Brain Washing? Follow the money, and the dead have no voice.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    This is a thread is about US laws, why are you banging on about Canadian laws?
    This is the only relevant thing that you have posted.


    So the US needs new regulations, Canada not so much.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    This thread is about US laws. I was not aware that you had emigrated.

    "Guns don't kill people, people (with guns) kill people".
    If the people cannot be trusted with guns, remove the guns that...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    That would be a good thing. Read the statistics and think about why they are so low.

    BTW I belong to a fishing and wild fowling association. My companies sport club has a pistol shooting range...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The same argument applies about target shooting at ranges, Long guns with three round magazines or air pistols are still legal for target shooting. Semi autos are unnecessary.

    More popular than...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    It is a good explanation of why semi autos are unnecessary. Our professional gamekeepers stalking or culling deer do not use them, their rifles are limited to three round magazines. None of our...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    So, you would rather have mass killings, then?
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    Re: Seabird Yawl cock pit

    As drawn the cockpit will self drain. It might not if made lower/deeper.
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    Re: Seabird Yawl cock pit

    Drawings suggest no benches. What is the height from cockpit sole to coaming top? Low enough to sit on?
    https://www.woodenboat.com/sites/default/files/plans_kits/plan_003b_500.jpg
    ...
  37. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    Family politics (if you can call it that) skip a generation.

    The Kids think that their parents are ignorant know nothing's without any opinion of value. ;)
  38. Re: Arizona board delays certification of votes

    That's interesting. We called the bits punched out of railway tickets "Didcots"
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/Waverley_Route_ticket_1970s.jpg
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    Re: curious handplane like artifice

    https://www.lassco.co.uk/app/uploads/2019/07/32118_-_butchers_block_ex_smithfield_market_sycamore_on_pine_base_001.jpgA scrubbing brush.
  40. Re: Arizona board delays certification of votes

    We were not discussing you ticking boxes. We were discussing the ballache of having to count the plethora of votes cast.

    As to elected officials, the US system elected a religious bigot who...
  41. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Thanks for the additional info, and for supporting my rebuttal of gypsies nitpick.
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    Re: Brext Benefits - Share the joy

    Yep, 12 years of right wing government misrule.
    It began with Sub Prime Mortgages. Other nations got that sorted and came out OK. Our Tories used it as a justification for screwing over the workers...
  43. Re: Arizona board delays certification of votes

    That was not the point of my post. How hanging chads are created is irrelevant. How does a computer driven scanner deal with them?
  44. Re: Interesting News Stories...From Your Communities and the World....

    The use of the word "Modern" is confusing. When did ancient cider making stop and modern begin, and what was the difference?
  45. Re: Arizona board delays certification of votes

    Hanging chads, anyone? I'd like to see the optical scanner that could have counted those accurately.
    ...
  46. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Firebombing the cities did not work. It required that cities be totally obliterated by one bomb each. Hardly the same.
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    Re: Brext Benefits - Share the joy

    The Swivel Eyed Loon sat on the EU Fisheries Committee, where he did sod all apart from turning up with his hand out when the expenses were dished out.
    ...
  48. Re: Arizona board delays certification of votes

    By officers, do you mean public or civil servants?

    If so that is where you are going wrong. Public and civil servants should be appointed on merit, like any other employee. That limits the votes...
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    Re: Brext Benefits - Share the joy

    The reality of Little England, culture and values.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc7I5GLRz3I
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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

    This is sharp,
    124086
    but this is sharper.
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    I use a slate whetstone with a slurry of fine sandstone grit.
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