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    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/1...

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/18/accidental-discovery-that-scallops-love-disco-lights-leads-to-new-fishing-technique

    Maybe we can get trawling for scallops banned - the option...
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    Thats a no-brainer, unless there is another boat...

    Thats a no-brainer, unless there is another boat there
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    Not sure who is funding it but the meter must be...

    Not sure who is funding it but the meter must be going round awful quick - I think the diver had no insurance so the widow is understandably going after the deepest pockets which in this case are the...
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    "Designer" bog seats - Villeroy & Boch to be...

    "Designer" bog seats - Villeroy & Boch to be precise. About 7 or 8 years ago we rebuilt our current abode - stripped back to the brick, walls moved, everything new - we are now in the "interesting...
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    Sadly none of the current operators can make...

    Sadly none of the current operators can make money at the current prices. There is a cost for everything and right now 70 a day simply isn't it - people have to live and pay mortgages. Divers are...
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    Not many in diveable ranges. Anything inshore...

    Not many in diveable ranges. Anything inshore that wasn't blown up generally hit something rocky and slid into deeper water
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    SWMBO thought that sangria was effectively pop -...

    SWMBO thought that sangria was effectively pop - went to the Malaga fierra with the kids and got all kinds of pain for buying it until around 2.00am (i.e. all the locals were just arriving) when we...
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    I was in Cyprus two weeks ago - 17C in a drysuit...

    I was in Cyprus two weeks ago - 17C in a drysuit @ 40m for 45 minutes - but earlier last month I was in South Africa in similar temperatures and was absolutely fine in a cheapo 5mm wetsuit on 1 hour...
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    They were made by AB Bahco - supplier of really...

    They were made by AB Bahco - supplier of really expensive shifting spanners to the gentry - you can probably still get the bits!
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    Two words- "indoor plumbing"

    Two words-

    "indoor plumbing"
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    Gekos make a BIG bang if they get in them but...

    Gekos make a BIG bang if they get in them but probably not in North Wales! I think you need to change the UV tube periodically as they seem to get less effective after a while; the manufacturers...
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    Mine are the genuine article and are brilliant -...

    Mine are the genuine article and are brilliant - just not big enough for my drysuit boot. I can see that the "hinge" is a potential point of failure but mine have done well over 500 dives and show no...
  13. AAAAARGHHH.... my eyes! You shouldn't post...

    AAAAARGHHH.... my eyes! You shouldn't post things like that without a content warning!
  14. I often wonder how Sky would have filled all...

    I often wonder how Sky would have filled all those hours if the Nazis hadn't existed! What really ****es me off is that those "Amazing Mystery Structures" are actually really interesting but you get...
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    Thanks - the local dive centre has RK3s so I will...

    Thanks - the local dive centre has RK3s so I will see if they have any in size ginormous....
  16. That is a brand new drysuit...

    That is a brand new drysuit...
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    Fins for BIG feet

    As some may know I have big feet and once they are in the boots of my drysuit they are ****ing huge. To the point that I have a huge problem finding fins that will actually go on over the boots. I...
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    Yup! I particularly like this bit: ...

    Yup! I particularly like this bit:

    "Participants then eagerly ate a locally produced 7 oz black pudding and then had a further Haemoccult test."
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    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/0...

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/07/sea-lions-fish-farm-british-columbia What would you do if the choice was a permanent all-you can eat salmon buffet or actually hunting for fish?
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    I had heard that the denizens of Bury (home of...

    I had heard that the denizens of Bury (home of the black pudding) keep throwing false positives to the extent that the test was pointless - I was never sure that it wasn't a wind up though
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    Plus this ^ if any controllers are depending on...

    Plus this ^ if any controllers are depending on mains voltage (stepped down) you might get issues if you start sailing close to the wind with your non-standard domestic voltage. And you shouldn't...
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    No idea if it works re extending life but what...

    No idea if it works re extending life but what normally matters is the amount of work done (kWh) and if you reduce the voltage then to do the same amount of work the current must rise (work = voltage...
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    No diesel at a couple of service stations on the...

    No diesel at a couple of service stations on the M20 on Sunday (or so the matrix signs said) but the local stations seemed to be OK; the little Sainsburys petrol station in Putney was closed...
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    Classic - last year I had the misfortune to be...

    Classic - last year I had the misfortune to be driving past the "Salon Prive" car thing at Hampton Court when a *** driving a white drop head Ferrari pulled out of the entrance in front of me (loads...
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    Indeed - the AP fitting which you can almost get...

    Indeed - the AP fitting which you can almost get a standard hose to connect to and not quite work but which only reveals itself 4 miles off shore! Particularly for club kit. There is a special place...
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