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    once you get to more than about half a metre, the...

    once you get to more than about half a metre, the water pressure on the outside of your lungs makes the work of breathing quite hard to inhale!
  2. I'm not sure if I've saved that much money by not...

    I'm not sure if I've saved that much money by not using my car for 2 months, but either it's sold or the advert's expired by now. Nice of Bobby to go to the trouble of joining the forum just to make...
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    You're right. Somehow I got mixed up with the...

    You're right. Somehow I got mixed up with the versions - Joely played Jo in the 2009 BBC miniseries version (now that's somethig else to add to my watch list (as well as the 1962 film)
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    I just finished watching "Day of the Triffids" a...

    I just finished watching "Day of the Triffids" a few days ago. Not as scary as it was when i was 11!

    I also just looked up - Joely Richardson was only 16 in that photo.
  5. A cell basically works like a small battery due...

    A cell basically works like a small battery due to a chemical reaction between the acid stuff in the cell and oxygen. The more oxygen, the more voltage and the quicker the acid is used up. If you...
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    Swanage has a webcam at the National Coastwatch...

    Swanage has a webcam at the National Coastwatch lookout (doesn't seem to be working for me right now) https://camsecure.co/httpswebcam/swanage/swanage.html
    the RNLI have a boathouse webcam - that...
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    I don't know, but perhaps a "chartwork and...

    I don't know, but perhaps a "chartwork and position fixing" course would be good - last time I looked, Norfolk was to the East! ;)
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    They let you drink beer at work? Cool place!

    They let you drink beer at work? Cool place!
  9. Arthur M Huddell is the floating maritime museum...

    Arthur M Huddell is the floating maritime museum in Piraeus. Greece is closer and doesn't require going through the US.
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    Cromhall Not Reopening

    I just heard from Cromhall:



    https://cromhall.com/cromhall/cromhall-diving-centre

    I know a few people aren't keen on Cromhall because of the basic facilities and lack of depth, but I quite...
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    I went on a Shearings coach tour once. First...

    I went on a Shearings coach tour once. First night, they said "Buffet breakfast is between 7&9, coach leaves at 9". We turned up for breakfast at 8:30 and found that the OAPs had all eaten their...
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    Are you suggesting that the OP might have created...

    Are you suggesting that the OP might have created an account and made a 1st post about how they'd "found" a product just to drive traffic to their selling site? That never happens does it?
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    Your DO needs to read the bit about "not adding...

    Your DO needs to read the bit about "not adding or removing aspects of courses".
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    But if people will pay 25 for a 3d printed lump...

    But if people will pay 25 for a 3d printed lump of plastic, there's a sideline for you to branch into (Rob does have a 3d printer, doesn't he?)
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    I did that online course with John and Kees - it...

    I did that online course with John and Kees - it was fantastic!
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    United Utilities own a lot of the lakes /...

    United Utilities own a lot of the lakes / reservoirs (Thirlemere, Haweswater, etc), so they probbaly also own a lot of the land / catchment areas around them.
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    Great article - could they get any more innuendo...

    Great article - could they get any more innuendo in there?
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    Ah, that might be it - the computer can't tell if...

    Ah, that might be it - the computer can't tell if you're being sarcastic or joking - it just reads that you're inciting a rebellion.
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    It's almost worth going over there to do a dive...

    It's almost worth going over there to do a dive course just to get a "NOB" badge! (although I'm sure there are people who think that about me already!)
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    Were you being a cockwomble? or Did you...

    Were you being a cockwomble?

    or

    Did you share that "proud to be... share if you agree" meme that turned out to have originated from national action or other proscribed terrorist organisation?
    ...
  21. I'm not judging him on how he chooses to dive. ...

    I'm not judging him on how he chooses to dive. Many people choose inverted twins for various reasons.

    I'm judging him on his attitude towards other divers who either choose differently or have a...
  22. "Well, if you were a PROPER diver, you'd be self...

    "Well, if you were a PROPER diver, you'd be self sufficient. And have at least 4 air supplies. Buddy checks are for numpty REC divers who are dangerous!" ;)
  23. It seemed that anyone who didn't agree wasn't a...

    It seemed that anyone who didn't agree wasn't a proper diver. Especially anyone who thought they might need to rely on a buddy.
  24. I think Lithium batteries are better in the cold...

    I think Lithium batteries are better in the cold - something to do with the electrolyte not being water based like alkaline cells.

    (I was tempted to suggest moving the device somewhere warmer to...
  25. Should Stoney Reopen NOW? a Facebook Confrontation!

    Here's a facebook post urging Stoney Cove to open (sorry if you don't use facebook)

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/206865372683125/permalink/2873072962729006/

    Very quickly descends into how...
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