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by jim.r
Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wight Dawn
Replies: 41
Views: 9040

Re: Wight Dawn

Maybe they thought you had pwoblems with your arse .. erm I mean r's?
by jim.r
Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Just how far away is the sun?
Replies: 11
Views: 3343

Re: Just how far away is the sun?

JUst wait, DAve, if your really lucky at some point this year the general cloud cover may have two holes and you can witness a solar interference pattern ;-)
by jim.r
Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Beating under headsail
Replies: 10
Views: 2934

Re: Beating under headsail

I suspect the reason is that with just the genoa up the shape is better and the leading edge cleaner than with 2 sails up where both will be reefed to reduce the sail area? THe only issue , I believe, is that this can cause the mast to pant in heavy weather with potential stress issues. I'm thinking...
by jim.r
Thu May 31, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What a week!
Replies: 18
Views: 5007

Re: What a week!

claymore wrote:Is that for a first offence?


If so, the Lib Dems are still waiting!

I'll get me coat ....
by jim.r
Wed May 30, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What a week!
Replies: 18
Views: 5007

Re: What a week!

Sir, that is offensive to satellites with planetary aspersions ... erm I mean aspirations!
by jim.r
Wed May 30, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What a week!
Replies: 18
Views: 5007

Re: What a week!

And a good job too, can't imagine what the posters were thinking of.. A reflection on the hierarchy of hatred which exists in the minds of the low life, perhaps? Yep! And changing attitudes in society over time .. thiough sadly I suspect that discrimination and bigotism is merely displaced rather t...
by jim.r
Tue May 29, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What a week!
Replies: 18
Views: 5007

Re: What a week!

And a good job too, can't imagine what the posters were thinking of..
by jim.r
Wed May 23, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Calendar
Replies: 5
Views: 3022

Re: Calendar

Nick wrote:.
Well, no volunteers . . .

Sorry Jim, I believe you sent me a nice pic of an old gaffer,


Was it this one?

Image
by jim.r
Wed May 16, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Calendar
Replies: 5
Views: 3022

Re: Calendar

I like that piccie, captures a certain ambience, good that you can leave Dave and Dunald trailing in yer wake especially when they are motoring! I'll see if i can dig the photo oot!
by jim.r
Sat May 12, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What a difference a week makes
Replies: 4
Views: 2116

Re: What a difference a week makes

Nick wrote:.
I have never seen the point in cleaning cars.


I agree. A thick layer of mud, grime and isects protects the paintwork so when you come to flog it, it looks like new ;-)
by jim.r
Mon May 07, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Clyde Pause
Replies: 22
Views: 6757

Re: The Clyde Pause

Not just a Clyde Phenomenomm seems to happen everywhere, Nick (with his aviation weather knowledge) once explained it to me as being a ground effect thing as the sun disappears. He'll be able to explain it a lot better than me
by jim.r
Wed May 02, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Easy decision ..
Replies: 0
Views: 2695

Easy decision ..

2B or nor 2B, that is the pencil, better HB that and an eraser!
by jim.r
Wed May 02, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: CC Cruise due?
Replies: 2
Views: 2561

CC Cruise due?

Another year already! Apologies, cannie make it this year, I've got to get the new boat to Falmouth and as I'm still suffering with prostatitis I rather suspect that imbibing the necessary vast quantities of ale might put me back in hospital! . Hopefully I'll be there next year and may even attempt ...
by jim.r
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Difficult Decision
Replies: 5
Views: 2626

Re: Difficult Decision

I'd be expecting a wee bit o' sun for £44k as well, if that's inclused maybe you can get a few million people to chip in £1 each?
by jim.r
Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Brass Monkeys
Replies: 51
Views: 10535

Re: Brass Monkeys

.. and the lonely old spinster sitting on it .. oops sorry wrang place thinking o' Bute

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