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  1. If I were choosing an instructor to teach my...

    If I were choosing an instructor to teach my kids, I wouldn't mind if they were male or female (or other), so long as they were competent at teaching in a safe manner.
  2. Thread: NDAC - Temp

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    The buddy I'm going wit hnext weekend said it...

    The buddy I'm going wit hnext weekend said it waws 10 degrees on Saturday.

    And the tide is in - 2 or 3m deeper than in November, so you actually walk up the gangplank instead of down.
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    It took me a few minutes. To be fair, my Typhoon...

    It took me a few minutes. To be fair, my Typhoon drysuit was quite wet at times!
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    Your thread hasn't been killed off, but has...

    Your thread hasn't been killed off, but has evolved.

    Your original question was pretty much answered by the 2nd or 3rd page - if you pitch up to vertical when you stop finning, then your centre of...
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    So once a cylinder is empty, do you just let it...

    So once a cylinder is empty, do you just let it go, and hope the boat spot it and pick it up for you, or do you clip it to the dsmb line so it floats up that?
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    I'll Google it for you: The National Oceanic...

    I'll Google it for you:

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that "Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year. Large,...
  7. We have a big club compressor. We get ours...

    We have a big club compressor.

    We get ours tested anually when it's serviced. The service agent charge us £150, send us a small flask with a valve and instructions on filling it. It's then sent...
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    I've got a Ryobi one+ oscillating tool. It's...

    I've got a Ryobi one+ oscillating tool. It's great! I've used it for removing tile grout and it works much better than a manual tool.

    I'd be wary about trying to get tiles off without cracking...
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    Valves and manifold smoothness

    My twinset went for an o2 clean a few weeks ago, and the valves (apeks) aren't quite as smooth as they used to be. They're not really stiff, but just not as free as they were before.

    Is it just a...
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    That depends on the density of your faeces. ...

    That depends on the density of your faeces.


    That would account for the state of the toilets at Stoney Cove!
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    One of my buddies has one marked as weighing...

    One of my buddies has one marked as weighing 1.498kg that would cover 1,158 litres of air (or 125 bar in a 12 litre). Mind you, you would have to account for the volume of the lead too.
  12. Thread: ghost gear

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    You need to have caught a large fish to use in...

    You need to have caught a large fish to use in your online dating profile picture.

    Not that I've been looking at men's profiles, but a noticable number of women's profiles say "If there's a...
  13. Thread: ghost gear

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    "While the end-of-the-world scenario will be rife...

    "While the end-of-the-world scenario will be rife with unimaginable horrors, we believe that the pre-end period will be filled with unprecedented opportunities for profit."
    Bob Mankoff
    ...
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    They changed it in September 2018 - it's not 10...

    They changed it in September 2018 - it's not 10 years from the issue date, not 10 years from the previous passport's expiry date.
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    My girlfriend asked me to pass her lipstick. I...

    My girlfriend asked me to pass her lipstick.
    I mis-heard and gave her a pritt-stick.
    I think she's annoyed - she hasn't spoken to me since.
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    And since most countries insist you have 6 months...

    And since most countries insist you have 6 months left on a passport, means you passport is only actually valid for 9.5 years. Having to renew every 9.5 years instead of 10 means the government get...
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    Have they sold (m)any tickets? [Feminism]...

    Have they sold (m)any tickets?

    [Feminism] "which they say has led to divorce, depression, dysfunction, and rampant single motherhood." Are they sure it's the women that are the problem, or do...
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    And, back on topic: A panda walks into a café....

    And, back on topic:

    A panda walks into a café. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws a gun and fires two shots in the air.
    "Why the gunshots?" asks the confused waiter, as the panda starts to...
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    As George Bush Junior said "There are 710 reasons...

    As George Bush Junior said "There are 710 reasons to invade Iraq"
    (or is that not upside down?)
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    Do we need to split off a grammar thread? ...

    Do we need to split off a grammar thread?

    Possessives have apostrophes, apart from possesive pronouns.

    It's the "thing that belongs to the Jones family" that I get confused with - plural of...
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    I was 14 and living in Southampton at the time,...

    I was 14 and living in Southampton at the time, so would probably have been a similar effect.

    I visited the "Secret Nuclear Bunker" near Kelvedon Hatch a couple of years ago. Very interesting day...
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    I'm watching the 1984 film "Threads". It's a bit...

    I'm watching the 1984 film "Threads". It's a bit grim!
  23. Thread: It's a fact.

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    If you've had an F wih your MIL, then I presume...

    If you've had an F wih your MIL, then I presume you wanted to, and she is a mother, so MILF would be appropriate.

    now that Jerry Springer is no longer on air, there's less exposure to people who...
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    As a DIYer, I've fitted 2 houses worth of central...

    As a DIYer, I've fitted 2 houses worth of central heating, under floor heating and plumbing using push fits and only ever had one leak (and that was because the coil of plastic pipe was under tension...
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    pipe cutter: use a pipe slice - they are...

    pipe cutter: use a pipe slice - they are fantastic! They are £20 Self adjusting and usable in a tight space. Much easier than the ones with a tightening handle.

    You can borrow mine if you...
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