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  1. Thread: Family Tree

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    That is why, for a lot of names, you are best...

    That is why, for a lot of names, you are best ignoring minor changes such as Mc or Mac, 's' being added, minor spelling changes etc. Names like Jack & Jake, Alec & Alex are almost interchangeable...
  2. Really pretty sad. As the Arran example shows,...

    Really pretty sad.

    As the Arran example shows, introducing a no take policy can actually make the surrounding waters a lot more fertile and better for fishing/ scallopers/ lobsters etc. There is a...
  3. Thread: Family Tree

    by Neilwood
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    My tree points back to the Scottish highlands...

    My tree points back to the Scottish highlands round about the time of the clearances.

    It gets hard to get any further back because it becomes hard to trace John Mcleod, son of John McLeod (who...
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    DaVinci Resolve- great software and will do...

    DaVinci Resolve- great software and will do virtually anything you ever want to do. Professional grade software with quite a learning curve but free. Only issue is it can be a bit of a resource hog...
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    I suspect that more and more evidence will come...

    I suspect that more and more evidence will come out about the serious effects of this virus on the whole body never mind just the lungs.

    There is already anecdotal evidence that the virus...
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    Knowing how much those instruments can cost...

    Knowing how much those instruments can cost including bows, cases, strings, servicing etc it could well make your bikes look cheap.
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    Ditto for all VAG cars afaik. Although the normal...

    Ditto for all VAG cars afaik. Although the normal keys are a fortune to replace the bare bones ones are only 10-15. The keyless entry cars normally have a removable cap on the driver's door handle...
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    It is a race to the bottom when it becomes all...

    It is a race to the bottom when it becomes all about price. I am sure a lot of folk would pay a bit more if service was guaranteed to be good.

    When you read the view from other side of the fence...
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    Just be glad they filled in a card instead of the...

    Just be glad they filled in a card instead of the many couriers that just throw your stuff at your address or say they attempted delivery despite no van in the vicinity.
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    As Nickpicks says, money does not actually have...

    As Nickpicks says, money does not actually have to change hands - with bookface/instawhatsit etc, the consideration is actually a service provided (the use of your data to various degrees).

    The...
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    Agreed - it should be wrapped in the correct bags...

    Agreed - it should be wrapped in the correct bags to ensure that they are disposed of correctly to a licensed tip.
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    Unfortunately most trump supporters do not listen...

    Unfortunately most trump supporters do not listen to reasoned commentary or proper journalism as it is all "fake news" according to them (which is exactly what he wants them to think). Trying to...
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    I think it is more likely to do with what they...

    I think it is more likely to do with what they have been snorting or smoking.
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    My thoughts as an amateur photographer is that, ...

    My thoughts as an amateur photographer is that, unless there is a specific clause in the employment contract regarding copyright, the default position in law is that the copyright remains with the...
  15. I have my AI transmitter on a 6" hose - no way...

    I have my AI transmitter on a 6" hose - no way anyone is using it as a handle.

    I will take my chance with the "theoretic" failure point. To my mind it is virtually identical to an SPG connection....
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    Sorry to hear that news. Unfortunately this is...

    Sorry to hear that news. Unfortunately this is going to be the new normal for a lot of people.

    I think that there are a lot of places that appear to be thinking very short term . If the virus...
  17. Personally I love AI. Work on having the good...

    Personally I love AI.

    Work on having the good habits of "preguessing" your air before checking so that you have a good feel for your pressure at any point in the five.

    As for the interuptions...
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    Scotsac of which I am a member - therefore I...

    Scotsac of which I am a member - therefore I should not be diving.
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    Have signed up for an online course for Astronomy...

    Have signed up for an online course for Astronomy as I am still signed off work with my useless boss not doing anything to get me back. Ben waiting for responses for weeks.

    Looks like I might...
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    Dilemma for the land owner. You have a right of...

    Dilemma for the land owner. You have a right of way which legally must be kept open but it is abused and he has to foot the bill for the upkeep. Not sure what his legal options are.
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    The only time 2mm gloves would be ok for UK...

    The only time 2mm gloves would be ok for UK diving would be if they were dry gloves! Even when the water gets to 13C I would still be wearing 5mm.
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    Lucky it is only 6 weeks and not longer.

    Lucky it is only 6 weeks and not longer.
  23. Ah but you gave other options!

    Ah but you gave other options!
  24. Surely the answer to all the questions is "Buy a...

    Surely the answer to all the questions is "Buy a rebreather"








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    As is apparent on the "Can we go diving thread...

    As is apparent on the "Can we go diving thread now?" thread, some people seem to think that because the numbers are "relatively" low (although the highest in Europe), that restrictions should be...
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