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    I did wait until after the growth spurt. Mini-me...

    I did wait until after the growth spurt. Mini-me is not so mini any more, 1m73, or 5’7”….
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    true, true, they do seem to be good at thinking...

    true, true, they do seem to be good at thinking up ways of filling their own pockets
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    I can see the error there: you have "government"...

    I can see the error there: you have "government" and "think" in the same sentence.

    Irrespective of where they are on the political spectrum, as soon as politicians get into power they seem to lose...
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    I don't know about the UK, but here in france the...

    I don't know about the UK, but here in france the large vaccination centres are getting retired doctors and nurses (as well as non retired ones on their days off) to do the jabs,

    Retired doctors...
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    and given the price, I just hope that she doesn't...

    and given the price, I just hope that she doesn't grow too much in the next year or so......
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    further update - suit arrived - perfect fit for...

    further update - suit arrived - perfect fit for mini-me - we tried it in our pool last night

    It was the 4th element Xenos 5mm suit we went for

    Thanks @smileydiver for the suggestion
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    Thanks for the suggestions - Measured mini me and...

    Thanks for the suggestions - Measured mini me and ordered a 4th element suit - should be here by the end of the week (customs clearance may alter this...) so we'll find out if we chose wisely
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    I've just looked at their size guide -...

    I've just looked at their size guide - unfortunately they don't seem to be great for really thin people, although they do have more sizes than most
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    now you mention it, her drysuit undersuit is a...

    now you mention it, her drysuit undersuit is a 4th element, and that fits just perfectly..... I will look at the FE suits.

    Jon
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    Skinny ladies suits

    Hi all,

    Mini-me needs a new suit. She's 5'7 and about 50kg - this means that she's as skinny as they come, unfortunately she doesn't have too many curves either.

    We've tried Scubapro, Beuchat,...
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    I saw exactly that. Imperial College in...

    I saw exactly that.

    Imperial College in London: the Students union had a lot of money from their own investments, and didn't send a third of their budget as a subscription to the NUS (they were...
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    I agree that it's not only the youngsters, but I...

    I agree that it's not only the youngsters, but I think that it is perhaps stronger in the youngsters than those with a "bit more life experience". I think that the older you get, the more you realise...
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    I'm going to add my 2p here. As a general...

    I'm going to add my 2p here.

    As a general observation I also see a lot of younger divers doing the commercial Instructor courses (PADI, SSI......), a lot of them having started out BSAC / FFESSM /...
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    You need a proper SDS-plus rotary hammer drill. ...

    You need a proper SDS-plus rotary hammer drill.

    I've got the predecessor of the Metabo UHEV 2860-2 and it goes through absolutely everything.
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    or that you have lost enough weight that ...

    or that you have lost enough weight that circumference(waist + stomach/gut/beerbelly) < circumference(hips) so it no longer slips down.....
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    Poll: After a good few weeks blazing sun, the pool has...

    After a good few weeks blazing sun, the pool has naturally heated up to 33 degrees.

    I never thought that I would say that the pool was too hot, but it is. It’s bloody nice, but it doesn’t cool you...
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    Mini-me at 13 is off on holiday in the South of...

    Mini-me at 13 is off on holiday in the South of France with her best friend who is the same age (and BFFs family - all divers)

    Last Saturday she (plus BFF) did the PADI women’s dive day by...
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    True. I’m always suspicious of ‘gloss’. ...

    True.

    I’m always suspicious of ‘gloss’.

    When things look too good to be true, they usually are.

    Good quality construction costs a lot of money wherever you are in the world. If money is...
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    I’ve had quite a few trips to China over the last...

    I’ve had quite a few trips to China over the last 19 years with work.

    I call it the 10m country. From 10m away, everything looks nice, modern, and well built.

    Just don’t get closer than 10m to...
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    Pressure guages? good ones go on for ever. 30 years is nothing. It's not electronic tat that only lasts 5 years before it eats itself.
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    worse...... Market capitalisation (i.e. share...

    worse...... Market capitalisation (i.e. share price) has gone down. Investors unhappy at losing money. Musk must grovel or go.....
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    My science is too obscure for big pharma to be...

    My science is too obscure for big pharma to be interested. Not even little pharma are interested......
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    Except now, you’re fighting 21 years worth of...

    Except now, you’re fighting 21 years worth of positive selection... that’s about 60 generations of survivors..... they must be pretty much resistant to all your attacks now......
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    What! How on earth did someone manage to...

    What!

    How on earth did someone manage to convince so many women to have plaster casts made of their lady bits???

    I can just imagine them going up to strangers in the street and asking if they...
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    Indeed, the three of them are rather missing...

    Indeed, the three of them are rather missing something in the brains department. They’re all ‘Tim nice but dim’ types.... not even a vague glow of intelligence. They have good noses, a very strong...
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