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    I certainly will. Anyone can download an app on...

    I certainly will. Anyone can download an app on their phone that when you point the camera to the sky shows you the part of the sky that your dish needs to see. Mine is, obviously to the south, and...
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    Yesterday, ordered the Starlink broadband kit as...

    Yesterday, ordered the Starlink broadband kit as a beta tester. Maybe another 6 months before delivery. At 56 degrees north, I'm right on the edge of their coverage (most of the satellites have a 53...
  3. Thread: Hugs.

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    I believe some proper research has been done on...

    I believe some proper research has been done on this and 3 seconds is the absolute maximum time before it gets weird.
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    Mrs T has the perfect answer to the hole in the...

    Mrs T has the perfect answer to the hole in the bottom of the loaf - don't install the paddle. We've had breadmakers for 30 years and she is still doing it. In fact, she did it today, but found the...
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    At one end of our kitchen worktop, we designed in...

    At one end of our kitchen worktop, we designed in a bit of an overhang so we could tuck a couple of high stools under. People come and perch there. So Mrs T thought we should get another 2 stools as...
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    East Cheshire used to go, but just before my time...

    East Cheshire used to go, but just before my time there.
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    Don't forget to buy a road atlas so you can find...

    Don't forget to buy a road atlas so you can find your way around......:rofl:
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    On my first rib outing with a new club. the cox...

    On my first rib outing with a new club. the cox gave a boat briefing. Lasted about 3 minutes. After years of rib diving, I'd never seen such a thing. But I now do one every trip. Use the boat as your...
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    We have a flock of Hebredians and Shetlands. Our...

    We have a flock of Hebredians and Shetlands. Our main tup was hand reared (so we didn't eat him). We called him Mash, as in sausage and mash. He slept in a cardboard box in the downstairs loo and I...
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    We rented a parking space through...

    We rented a parking space through Parkonmydrive.com. It wasn't actually on a drive but a small car park connected to a block of flats. Can't remember how much but there were 3 of us in the car and it...
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    When I was a kid doing geography and they said...

    When I was a kid doing geography and they said that the power of water was the agent that formed all the features we see. Valleys and sea cliffs, etc etc. I was amazed that there could be so much...
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    Talking of old ladies.... Mrs T's auntie, took...

    Talking of old ladies.... Mrs T's auntie, took the back off her tv and hoovered inside with a metal nozzle thing. The TV was on at the time. Bang.

    My dad wasn't a lot better, when his washing...
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    Strange you should say that..... I was doing...

    Strange you should say that..... I was doing some work on our Polaris (4wd farm vehicle) and couldn't find a 10mm. Went to borrow one from a neighbour who said he had a few because the screws that...
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    Had a bit of a tidy up (i.e. moved some stuff...

    Had a bit of a tidy up (i.e. moved some stuff about randomly) yesterday in the workshop. Found a black metal toolbox. A complete set of sockets and spanners. Can't remember buying it but looks only a...
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    The Drama Channel. It's been repeating the BBC's...

    The Drama Channel. It's been repeating the BBC's series Death in Paradise which is a rather formulaic whodunnit, but fairly easy-to-watch last thing at night.

    The original 60 minute programme was...
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    Algol......

    Algol......
  17. Thread: Midge Repellant

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzUlj6eTehA&ab_cha...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzUlj6eTehA&ab_channel=BBCTheSocial
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    But really a midge hat is the only real answer....

    But really a midge hat is the only real answer. And gloves. And a long sleeved shirt.
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    OK. Skin so soft seems to work. I have just...

    OK.
    Skin so soft seems to work.
    I have just bought a "Smokin Midge" which is a small tin that you put a wadge of powdery stuff in, then light it so it smokes. Holes in the tin let the smelly smoke...
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    Yes, bare flesh.....

    Yes, bare flesh.....
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    I was told this at school, but it seems that it...

    I was told this at school, but it seems that it has been disproved. I've just read that it would take millions of years for the glass to flow. It seems that the glaziers just fitted the imperfect...
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    My wrist seals are just leaky enough / wrists...

    My wrist seals are just leaky enough / wrists stringy enough :x: that I can equalise.
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    I would absolutely say yes. There's no extra...

    I would absolutely say yes. There's no extra skill required apart from elevating each hand slightly once or twice as you descend to let a bit of gas percolate from your suit into the glove. On ascent...
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    So sorry. Happy memories of trips on Sunrise.

    So sorry. Happy memories of trips on Sunrise.
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    You know the joke about the clairvoyant's meeting...

    You know the joke about the clairvoyant's meeting having to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances? Well, just 5 minutes ago I received this:

    "Due to technical issues, tonight’s planned...
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