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    Re: Can you spell 'Posse Comitatus'?

    He is a deal maker. Trump is the perfect patsy for the Deep State to deal with. He will do what ever the Deep State wants ... that's the deal.
    Already he has buckled to a deal from the Deep State,...
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    Re: Can you spell 'Posse Comitatus'?

    Those who think it can't happen ... think again.

    The Ohio National Guard shot dead four students at Kent State Uni, during the Vietnam War moratorium protests ... if I remember correctly.

    I...
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    Re: Can you spell 'Posse Comitatus'?

    Those who think it can't happen ... think again.

    The Ohio National Guard shot dead four students at Kent State Uni, if I remember correctly.

    Warren.
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    Re: Vetting Question...

    Following on from other posts.

    My daughter Lucy is a forensic scientist. This is what Lucy says biometrics is.

    Biometrics is derived from the Greek word 'bio' meaning life and 'metrics' to...
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    Re: Ranking Car Brands by Owner Satisfaction

    My wife has an Opel, my daughter who lives at home, she is a student, has my old Opel ... and I sold my Volvo to buy a mountain bike. I think that we have the right mix of not ranked vehicles, for...
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    Re: I hate this President.

    'Resilient' Seanz, Peter and JayinOz, Gentlemen, G'evening.

    I'd like to say it is good to be visiting Trump's constituency and see how all the people are going. Unfortunately that's not possible....
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    Re: I hate this President.

    In the spirit of collegiate understanding, I'd like to suggest that constructing the Great Wall of Trump, is very ordinary.

    I know that psychopaths and sociopaths like to leave grandiose...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    Donn, G'day.

    If you think that four year old govt statistics are the objective reality ... perhaps you need to come and visit.

    As I said, not many people know. A uni researcher on TV said that...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    Donn, G'day.

    If you think that four year old statistics are the objective reality ... perhaps you need to come and visit.

    As I said, not many people know.

    Warren.
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    Re: It is a great time to be an American

    I hope that I'm being noticed ... too. I'm an absentee member.

    The day when the planet's greatest con artist is inaugurated as the Leader of the Free World ... is a day when anyone with even half...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    The world is in for some really interesting times now ... with totally Christianized views, more heavy on law n' order, with promises that can't possibly be kept, Trump's cabinet built from the...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    Well Trump's speech was nationalist and isolationist and anti-establishment ... and also vacant. The 28,000 security staff who were there, were meant to fill the gaps.

    I hope that this helps.
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    Do you remember, back when Trump chose Pence as his running mate? Trump said, that he would settle-back into becoming the Nation's inspirational Managing Director ... while Pence runs the day-to-day...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    There is one problem though here in Australia, that US citizens might find difficult to come to grips with. We have a free health system ... but if you want elective surgery you can buy it.

    Warren.
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    Glen we even have women ... and electricity.

    Warren.
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    G'day Bob. I hope that you are well.

    I've become a WBF lurker, which is a comfortable thing ... a part of the silent minority.

    The temptation is hard not to post. But, tonight was a special...
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    Re: His speech is getting little applause.

    "We will not impose our life on other Nations ..." ... wow, that will be a first.

    Not many people know this, the largest number of illegal immigrants in Australia are US citizens. So come on down...
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    Re: Alternative to watching Tramp inauguration

    What! No one here is celebrating this monstrous event, by playing Rolling Stone Magazine's The Official Donald Trump Inauguration Drinking Game. If you haven't read the rules ... there's not much...
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    Re: Supermoon tonight

    Last night's meteor shower and December Super Moon didn't eventuate in my neck of the bush because of cloud cover, sadly. I haven't seen a meteor shower.

    November's Super Moon in SE New South...
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    Re: seascape photography

    G'day.

    The New South Wales Coast, Oz.

    Montague Island Light.

    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd301/WildWassa/fdxfdxx_zpsd3e80839.jpg

    The Southerly Buster.
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    Re: Wild wassa

    Jeff, G'day to you. Did the trip to Lake Bogga eventuate?

    Peter, I see you're keeping the good fight going. The good fight against evil is addictive. I'm heading to Hillston in a few days time...
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    Re: Wotcher readin'?

    Well the real johnw, Hello again. I'm guessing johnW, could be equally flattered for being mistaken for you. I still hope that the weather hammering the East Coast of OZ, washing beachside homes into...
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    Re: Wotcher readin'?

    johnw, Hello sailor, it has been a while. The career change started many years ago even before I left working on boats. I've always been a painter with a bent to be a criminal.

    I hope that you are...
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    Re: Wotcher readin'?

    I'm currently studying a tome by Michael Wilcox on the characteristics of the pigments found in watercolour paints. Certainly not recommended reading ... unless you're contemplating a career as an...
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    Re: Wild wassa

    Micky G'day Mate. The last time we chatted, I think that you were injured and weren't sailing the Finn. You had moved on to racing a large boat until you'd fully recovered. I really enjoyed your Finn...
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    Re: Wild wassa

    Donn, thank you. This thread proves the old saying ... you can run but you cant hide.

    I hope that every one is doing well and launching often. I have called by recently. Mostly to remind myself...
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    Re: Wild Drongo?

    Jimmy, and you as well? For a while there I thought that it was just me who was bamboozled by Shane's poetry. Western Australian is a difficult language to learn, even for Australians. Cheers Mate.
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    Re: Wild Drongo?

    Duncan, G'day and thank you.

    I had a call from Mike Field this afternoon, saying, " ... it has taken him several years to find me." I then admired his dogged detective work.

    Unfortunately, I...
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    Re: Wild Drongo?

    If I remember correctly, Wild Wassa was a boat caddy who had, had-enough of fixing other sailor's ridiculous collisions at sea. I believe he started exploring Australia's Great Dividing Range riding...
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    Re: pr0n

    G'day Mickey. How is your famous Finn going? I bet that you're keeping her flatter than that?

    Hwyl, Ahoy Skipper. Did you ever try traditional Dunlop Volleys, that I recommended as the ultimate...
  31. Re: Photo Challenge - Week of 1 March 2015 - Wildlife

    A couple of Australian Pelicans and a big Boomer, a large Eastern Grey Roo.

    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd301/WildWassa/gsrdxfdgxcv_zps0b90f3d4.jpg
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    Re: pr0n

    Wow, no one told these lubbers that they're on board to be rail meat? ... so how come? ... and could someone ease the sheets a tad too or is that not done nowadays? That level of heal slows the...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Thank you Lee. I'm pleased that you like the shots. Last time I was on WBF the image size fitted, now they are too large to be accepted here. I hope you don't mind me not resizing them.

    I have the...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Lee, I only ride along the Great Dividing Range where water is relatively clean and to the Coastal Ranges of New South Wales and Victoria. Finding water isn't a problem generally, in the ranges below...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Purri, I call the Indi Wilderness, Indi. I didn't expect anyone on an International site would know the historic name Indi, including 99% of all Australians ... but many have heard of the famous...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Purri, is that the old Aboriginal pathway called the Bundian Way? ... http://www.netspeed.com.au/seforests/bundian_way.htm Looking at the map on the site, the trail looks like it goes over Mount...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Rick K, I've seen your post on 'crazyguy'. There is not a single journal on 'Crazyguy' about the Great Divide Trail or the Continental Divide Trail that I haven't read including the current journeys....
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    LeeG, it is good to see you still enjoy a laugh.

    30 years ago it might have been someone like me. I've aged somewhat unfairly I feel, thanks to the hole in the ozone layer ......
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Peter, thank you. I hope you are not too wet up North?

    Switters, Cheers Mate. I have one post on 'crazyguyonabike' from a short ride I did last year, that you might find different about one of the...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I have a bicycle. I trust her. She is a 2010 Giant Anthem with an Extrawheel. Her name is Icicle the tricycle.

    She is carried and pushed around the Great Dividing Range. She is an expert at...
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    Re: True Wind Direction...Wild Wassa!

    Thank you Margo. I hope you are well and Concordia 41 is powering nicely.

    Mike, I'm just about to ride the Bicentennial National Trail from Canberra to Omeo and then back, I won't be at home for...
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    Re: True Wind Direction...Wild Wassa!

    Kim, G'day. I only just discovered your question, sincere apologies for the slight delay. A lot goes on in 5 years so you will know this, I just feel like typing.

    This calculator is as good as any...
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    Re: bottom paint art

    Good evening to Leonardo da Fishi.

    Do you know why Leonardo blushed? ... because he saw Queen Mary's bottom.

    Warren.

    PS, Sorry.
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    Re: She Said Yes!

    Wow!!

    Advanced awesome.

    Warren.
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    Re: Woody in Sydney to Hobart

    The ultimate Sydney to Hobart prize is the Tatersalls Cup for the overall winner of the race. 'Quest' a Trans Pac 52 from New South Wales, Skippered by Bob Steel won from the JV52 Wot Now (Grahme...
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    Re: Woody in Sydney to Hobart

    Shamus, please don't think that I'm not wishing you and your boat the best.

    That would be a real hoot on this Forum.

    Warren.
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    Re: Woody in Sydney to Hobart

    "We're starting to think about a race in 2012 which would be 50 years from her first in 1962."

    Would the race be the Sydney to Hobart?

    I have three friends who are on Inca. Rod Saunders...
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    Re: Tall Ships

    My friend Andy Wilson Skipper of Padme a Magic 25, a yacht very similar to a Melges 24, callled a starb'd on a tall ship during this year's Skandia Geelong race week. Padme was heading back to...
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    Re: Welcome Back Warren (Wild Wassa)

    I'm not sure about a race commentry or progress pics because the regatta is in Melbourne. Not in my home town.

    I don't have the computer skills to transfer, edit and download shots or what ever...
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    Re: Welcome Back Warren (Wild Wassa)

    Zane, G'day Mate.

    The spinnaker is not running freely? Try 20 questions?

    How smooth is the entrance to the chute? Do you put Teflon or sail lube in it?

    Is the exit to the chute chaffed or...
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