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  1. Thread: Oman diving?

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    I dived in Muscat with Extra Divers I think,...

    I dived in Muscat with Extra Divers I think, about 10 years ago so can't really vouch for dive centres today. The diving was good though, plenty of fish life including leopard sharks. Viz was OK,...
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    Nah. Nigel's got a hang-glider...

    Nah. Nigel's got a hang-glider...
  3. Well, I'm glad you got that cleared up anyway. ;)

    Well, I'm glad you got that cleared up anyway. ;)
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    Could be worse, could be Father Jack!

    Could be worse, could be Father Jack!
  5. Lithium-ion batteries tend to lose capacity in...

    Lithium-ion batteries tend to lose capacity in the cold, hence only two dives instead of three for a camera or reduced range in your electric car. I believe electric cars have battery heaters to...
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    A useful article on the BBC website for anyone...

    A useful article on the BBC website for anyone looking for inspiration:
    Three simple photography ideas to inspire you during lockdown
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    Poll: That was my problem, I've got CD's for most of my...

    That was my problem, I've got CD's for most of my early film stuff but I don't have a CD drive in the laptop any more - there's one in the PC at the office but it's a bit difficult to access...
  8. Thread: Heart attack

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    Thanks Tim. The earliest any trip would be is...

    Thanks Tim. The earliest any trip would be is next January, assuming he'd even feel happy to get back in the water (and international travel is even OK by then). As I say, I've not mentioned diving...
  9. Thread: Heart attack

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    Thanks chaps, medical opinion and first hand...

    Thanks chaps, medical opinion and first hand experience, exactly the people I hoped would respond.

    6weeks, Nigel? Wow!! I'll see where the world is with international travel in a few months...
  10. Thread: Heart attack

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    Heart attack

    A friend and occasional dive buddy recently had a heart attack, I don't know all the details but he had a stent fitted and was home after a couple of days with a list of do's and don't's. I don't...
  11. Thread: Joke of the day

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    You nicked that from Baldrick and just changed...

    You nicked that from Baldrick and just changed the word!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTmimW2Iw20
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    Hang on, you managed to find some bread flour in...

    Hang on, you managed to find some bread flour in the shops? :OMG:
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    I've been Zoom for the last two weeks to 'attend'...

    I've been Zoom for the last two weeks to 'attend' a conference only to be told two days ago by our IT dept. that it's not secure and everyone must uninstall the app. Apparently it's acceptable to...
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    Mad cows...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-52252003
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-52008745

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-52008745
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    Yep, we've started using Slack as department and...

    Yep, we've started using Slack as department and individual project message boards to save hundreds of emails.

    Top tip: if you've got a video call you only need to dress smartly above the waist,...
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    My cousin is an amateur playwright specialising...

    My cousin is an amateur playwright specialising in murder mystery & comedy stuff, e.g. The Great British Bump Off. I've not seen it yet but should be up your street.
  18. Thread: House mice?

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    I probably had house mice in my garage then as...

    I probably had house mice in my garage then as the place stank! I only caught a brief glimpse once so couldn't identify them. They've eaten all the bird seed now and have probably moved out as it...
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    Let's hear it for the seals!

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-tyne-51332801/newcastle-university-films-grey-seals-clapping-underwater
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    A few quid of tarp and spend the difference on...

    A few quid of tarp and spend the difference on the running costs of a dehumidifier? ;)
  21. Thread: Photo question.

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    Except it's not quite a simple as Google says,...

    Except it's not quite a simple as Google says, TIFF is also said to mean "Thousands of Incompatible File Formats" as program B may not understand a .tiff created by program A as there a several...
  22. Taken in Lembeh two years ago, rare to catch them...

    Taken in Lembeh two years ago, rare to catch them out and about:

    https://i.postimg.cc/g2DnxJjW/DSC07883-01.jpg
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    In other languages* you 'make' a photo rather...

    In other languages* you 'make' a photo rather than 'take' a photo.


    Well, in French anyway. I'm not that multi-lingual.
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    Traditionalist then. ;)

    Traditionalist then. ;)
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    Shouldn't be a problem. Do you have (or can...

    Shouldn't be a problem.


    Do you have (or can you borrow) a voltmeter?
    Car batteries don't like sitting flat, it damages them. Sometimes putting them on charge (up to 14.5V) will revive them...
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