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    AFAICS the US model is far worse than the model...

    AFAICS the US model is far worse than the model we have. Who really wants to have even more elections to vote in some populist figure head over an heredity one. The knowledge that QE2 carries in her...
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    When I was a test & commissioning technician one...

    When I was a test & commissioning technician one of the systems we had to test used computer cards that where designed as TTL but in production CMOS; If we found any faults with that part of the...
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    Just visited the family. B*****d fly tippers have...

    Just visited the family. B*****d fly tippers have been down the road - Pile of rubbish dumped over the house gate, we have a couple of hours work clearing that before we can get cars in and out of...
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    Nothing wrong with a Buddy Commando - still do...

    Nothing wrong with a Buddy Commando - still do all my diving with one. Singles, Indy twins, side slung. It works for me.

    If you know how to dive with one why task load on your return to the water...
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    So have I - not going to... Whilst I don't...

    So have I - not going to...

    Whilst I don't disagree with PD I do believe there are to many holes and it is to pescriptive in this offering from BSAC.
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    And was Neptune before that.

    And was Neptune before that.
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    So I had a first read of the instructor notes...

    So I had a first read of the instructor notes today and in my opinion it's a pity it wasn't circulated around more of the instructor base before publication. I say some bits are very prescriptive and...
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    Should we be surprised - I've not paid a...

    Should we be surprised - I've not paid a subscription for 4 or 5 years. Not seen a paper copy of the magazine for 18 months. Checking my email inbox I see I've missed the September and October '21...
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    Yep, noticed that at such places. In the pub...

    Yep, noticed that at such places.
    In the pub tonight for a meal, whilst eating I needed a refill of the drinks but waitress and bar maid were so intent on their conversation that they didn't see...
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    Be sorry to see it go but well understand your...

    Be sorry to see it go but well understand your (Wibs) reasoning. As others have said Zuckerberg's baby seems to heading for world domination of discussion forums - don't understand why.

    I'm on...
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    I retired in 2015 after taking redundancy. This...

    I retired in 2015 after taking redundancy. This year I've been called back to the tools as there just isn't the skilled people around. The people who have me working have been told it's for a limited...
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    Is the shower heating body leaking from a...

    Is the shower heating body leaking from a soldered joint, split or a small diameter pipe on the heater body/canister? If the former swop the whole unit. If the latter find the manufacturer and buy a...
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    Depends on what the Registration Doc indicates -...

    Depends on what the Registration Doc indicates - CDV (Car Derived Van) = speed limits as per car; Without that indication 'tis lower.

    See https://www.gov.uk/speed-limits
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    Mate married a girl of Italian heritage... He...

    Mate married a girl of Italian heritage... He learn sufficien Italian to give part of his speech in Italian - complete with arm movements!
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    I feel for you. M in L (95 and still living in...

    I feel for you. M in L (95 and still living in her home) went into hospital last year after a fall. Before going in she could walk around unaided, manage the kitchen and her life successfully. In the...
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    Last time I ate there 2 hours wouldn't see us...

    Last time I ate there 2 hours wouldn't see us served. A group of 12 - booked in a pre-ordered, first meal arrived 40 minutes after us checking in, last meal delivered to table 1 hour 45 minutes...
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    I've had that as well - after stopping the...

    I've had that as well - after stopping the instructor from taking a visably shivering trainee into Stoney on a freezing cold Febuaury morning.
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    Sorry to hear that Dawn. Hope you get resolved.

    Sorry to hear that Dawn. Hope you get resolved.
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    First house - was still occasionally receiving...

    First house - was still occasionally receiving snail mail for the previous resident + 1, he left 24 years previously on his death; told his family who made sympatic noises but nothing ever happened....
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    I read a book by Bredan Behan (Irish...

    I read a book by Bredan Behan (Irish writer/novelist) in the past - one item sticks in my memory in the writings was his comment that (the whole of) Ireland was intrinsically part of the British...
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    Maltese Handbrake! Especially for the Blue...

    Maltese Handbrake!

    Especially for the Blue Grotto ramp!
  22. Thread: Email!

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    Oh Yes, Carpenter & Joiner. 24inch bed planner,...

    Oh Yes, Carpenter & Joiner. 24inch bed planner, 24inch Table Saw, 1inch Mortiser, 10 bar compressor with 50lt tank and 'light weight' tools.
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    This is going to give the impression of my age......

    This is going to give the impression of my age...

    I have an a LP from the late 60's entitled "Layers of the Onion" or "the 5000 spirits" by the Incredible String Band.
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    Engage & 'I hear what you say' Both expression...

    Engage & 'I hear what you say'
    Both expression used in public or club meetings meaning 'this what is going to occur and nothing you say will change my/our mind!'
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    I'll say was the best government in my lifetime....

    I'll say was the best government in my lifetime. Sadly so few other people saw (or wanted to see) that.
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