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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.
  2. 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? ;)
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  10. Thread: Tactical Voting

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    No point for me. I live in a "safe seat"...

    No point for me. I live in a "safe seat" constituency so my vote will make no difference anyway.

    As I heard someone say recently: "First past the post is an excellent method of deciding a horse...
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    Oxygum?

    Oxygum?
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    It's probably copyright but it could also be...

    It's probably copyright but it could also be Douglas Adams deliberately making them different as he did between the radio plays and the books and the TV series... ;)
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    Mine did that (instead of the polite but annoying...

    Mine did that (instead of the polite but annoying beep every 5 minutes) last time it needed a new battery. It's a bugger trying to get back to sleep when your body has just had a big dose of...
  14. Thread: Cold

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    I'd just like to report that it was 7.5...

    I'd just like to report that it was 7.5 Centigrade in Wraysbury yesterday.

    That is all.
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    Diving to save Indonesia's coral reefs from...

    Diving to save Indonesia's coral reefs from plastic
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    I'll be in Wraysbury on Sunday being a general...

    I'll be in Wraysbury on Sunday being a general pain in the arse for a Rescue Diver course. Thrashing about and pretending to drown will probably be warm enough but lying on the bottom and waiting to...
  17. Thread: Miflex HP Hoses

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    I had one fitted when my regs were serviced a...

    I had one fitted when my regs were serviced a couple of years ago (they didn't ask me beforehand) and it's still fine. I'm guessing I've only done 50ish dives in that time though.
  18. I'm guessing that if they can model the light's...

    I'm guessing that if they can model the light's absorption from the subject to the lens they could also model it from a light source on the camera to the subject. Mind you, the camera's never going...
  19. Accurate colour correction (for scientific images)

    Someone just pointed me at this clip, but as an engineer I now want to know some details about the technique.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExOOElyZ2Hk


    -and a quick search comes up with a...
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    The problem with using a magnifying lens...

    The problem with using a magnifying lens underwater is the refractive index of water being quite close to that of glass or plastic. If you use a very strong plastic lens you should get some effect -...
  21. Thread: Hello

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    Isn't February in the rainy season? I just...

    Isn't February in the rainy season?

    I just checked and yes it is:
    https://www.bali.com/news_weather.html

    Might be better to wait until the end of March if you can.

    As Alan says, Tulamben is...
  22. For any bikers near Reading there's also the Toy...

    For any bikers near Reading there's also the Toy Run every year:
    http://readingtoyrun.blogspot.com/
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    The Shallows is on tomorrow night...

    The Shallows is on tomorrow night...
  24. Poll: I always thought it was the poll setter's job to...

    I always thought it was the poll setter's job to pick his/her top ten for the poll, but I can't remember if/when that was decided.
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    I got a s/h Oceanic Veo 2 as a backup to my Gekko...

    I got a s/h Oceanic Veo 2 as a backup to my Gekko a while back - same functions, same size display but a less intuitive interface if you ever want to change settings (probably just time of day in...
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