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    lol It'll come to us all one day...

    lol

    It'll come to us all one day...
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    Your broad point is valid (but there are ways to...

    Your broad point is valid (but there are ways to make humble equipment malign). This is just about the US. And they have said if we want to trade and have good relations with them, ditch Huawei..
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  3. Patricia Crowther and the world's longest known cave system

    Not diving related, but a wonderful tale combining cave exploration, survey, teletype, FORTRAN, and possibly the first viral computer game. Good read:
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    All the very best of luck to you, Akrud. At the...

    All the very best of luck to you, Akrud. At the very least you'll find friends (and probably enemies) for life during your training. Perhaps a ticket round the world burying inshore cables, and some...
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    I like this. Son of spearo here. There's a...

    I like this. Son of spearo here. There's a discipline which requires some proper chops when competition spearfishing out at Eddystone in marginal conditions. This was all the rage in 60s and 70s....
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    Yeah.. It's a bit uncomfortable. But no different...

    Yeah.. It's a bit uncomfortable. But no different to how all fish are prepared. This one's just bigger, and seeing animals bigger than humans treated like this always provokes a reaction. I'm no...
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    Great summary, SADS1009. In from the beach huts,...

    Great summary, SADS1009. In from the beach huts, head South until your chosen max. depth, then turn right and swim till you see the cable. Easy! That's the preferred route, and the cable makes for an...
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    Wow. 17 yo kid. Bit harsh?

    Wow. 17 yo kid. Bit harsh?
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    Hmm... Wibs failing to look beyond their own...

    Hmm... Wibs failing to look beyond their own bubble? Who knew? I like diving, a lot. But clearly not as much as someone willing to travel a 6hr round trip for a solo beach dive. :rofl::wait:
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    :P Oh, come on. We all know the best diving on...

    :P

    Oh, come on. We all know the best diving on the South coast is off Devon. Clear atlantic waters; deep, accessible shore diving; great wrecks & reefs for all abilities within 20nm. It's why...
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    ftfy ;)

    ftfy ;)
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    As with so many other things you don't...

    As with so many other things you don't understand: so you gift us with this nugget. *clap*
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    https://scubadiverlife.com/video/exploring-mt-have...

    https://scubadiverlife.com/video/exploring-mt-haven-freediving-film/

    Enjoy
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    A scuba diving forum with a freediving sub. ...

    A scuba diving forum with a freediving sub.


    Tit. With a clipboard, no doubt.
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    Wow. You're full of it this week!

    Wow. You're full of it this week!
  17. Thread: Egypt

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    You're maybe confusing daylight-fasting with...

    You're maybe confusing daylight-fasting with night-time curfew. Unless you're a) an ignoramus, or, b) a troll.
  18. Thread: Twinset thoughts;

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    You and Martin must be old gits ;) First I...

    You and Martin must be old gits ;)

    First I heard of Nitrox being a problem was the M26 debacle, about ten years back, which came to nought (in UK at least). In my defence, though, I started in...
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    It is kinda weird. After all, Ross's excellent...

    It is kinda weird. After all, Ross's excellent Multideco product contains ZHLx + GF, alongside VPM-x. So either way, the user has a choice to run the schedules and decide.
  20. Well that killed this thread, eh? Nice work Iain,...

    Well that killed this thread, eh? Nice work Iain, btw.

    Can someone fill me in on the 90/93% thing?
  21. That's all fair comment, Martin. From your...

    That's all fair comment, Martin. From your experience in manufacturing, retail, and supply, I'll bet that's a significant blow. Personally, I don't buy a lot of kit, as I look after what I've already...
  22. Thread: Hand sanitiser

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    Good. Probably tastes like shite though. ...

    Good. Probably tastes like shite though.

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/mar/18/brewdog-begins-making-hand-sanitiser-shortages-uk
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    Wow. Really? It's a pretty necessary skill to...

    Wow. Really? It's a pretty necessary skill to have IMO. Sounds like the OD cert is worthless. Unless it's a one-way ticket.
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    Abandoned manky reg still works

    Well, I can't say I'm massively surprised, but if I were a manufacturer, I'd probably want to make some marketing out of this story too...
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  25. Thread: Tech freediving

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    If you're at all interested in the art of...

    If you're at all interested in the art of freediving, it starts with Jacques Mayol. Homo Delphinus is the core text; The Big Blue is the movie; and Herbert Nitsch dived the Dahab blue hole arch in...
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