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by marisca
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Apropos of not very much
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Apropos of not very much

I wish I could. Mortality is a reality and the best I can do is to encourage you to do everything you want to do as soon as possible. Visit all the anchorages you have wondered about, visit the countries that you want, sky-dive, go for a few laps of Knock Hill, go to concerts, basically do everythin...
by marisca
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where wuz Claymore?
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: Where wuz Claymore?

I was thinking more of Danny Devito or Bob Hoskins.
by marisca
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where wuz Claymore?
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Where wuz Claymore?

Due to a vicious bout of lurgy visited upon me by my awfy cute grand-daughter I have been watching umpteen episodes of "The Crown" on Netflix. Series 3 seems to be the latest round and the lady with whom Claymore's name has been linked here on more than one occasion has now grown from chil...
by marisca
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Snow, Where Is The Snow?
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: Snow, Where Is The Snow?

The weather outside is dreadful, and the peasants are getting fretful. The gales are about to blow - let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
by marisca
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Snow, Where Is The Snow?
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: Snow, Where Is The Snow?

Not quite offered, more held out as carrots.
by marisca
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020

As one who is growing old disgracefully and enjoying most of it I am at best ambivalent about the flotilla idea. While not sharing Boyd's political views I have huge respect for the man and have benefited from his generosity and support for sailing. I have also benefited from the RNLI and am very gr...
by marisca
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020

mm5aho wrote:There's an important word that some penniless pensioners might miss... "suggested".

Unfortunately there is also an associated ... "minimum".
I'd hate to be the one who restricted the total to a mere 999.
by marisca
Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020

Ambitious! Any discount for impecunious OAPs? I've put it in the diary and hope Boreas & Eurus combine.
by marisca
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What will we talk about ...
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: What will we talk about ...

If someone could be make the effort to search for something on TOP, I cannae be bothered, and actually find what they were looking for, I might believe it's an improvement. Frankly, I feel it has had its time and there's no one left with any wit at all. As for the lounge ........... ?
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it
Replies: 16
Views: 596

Re: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it

Really depends on whether you are naughty or nice, doesn't it?
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it
Replies: 16
Views: 596

Re: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it

Of course they do! I have 2 of the crap devices that overheated their motors, distorted the casings and have no bump stop rubbers left on the rams.
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it
Replies: 16
Views: 596

Re: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it

So you don't want a 2GM gearbox or working ST2000+ control boards, then? Your choice.
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it
Replies: 16
Views: 596

Re: Moribund doesn't even begin to cover it

Hip Hip Hoorrah - no fornicating* snow!

* just so DavyS can moderate it
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 57715

Re: Drinks

Not really. I think I better sign up with Geoff for his jamboree thingy to assuage my conscience.
by marisca
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 57715

Re: Drinks

How often do I have to say this .....It wasnae a rescue! I was helping the Portree lifeboat with their training, honest.

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