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by Mark
Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Time for a Top windup.
Replies: 3
Views: 2018

Re: Time for a Top windup.

I wonder if the good folk of BM might help me out a little and follow suit, confirming this firm already exists and adding some detail as we go: http://www.ybw.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3907452&postcount=118 All clean, harmless fun. Thanks Pete and Nick. Sadly no bites. :-( Unless there really ...
by Mark
Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Time for a Top windup.
Replies: 3
Views: 2018

Time for a Top windup.

I wonder if the good folk of BM might help me out a little and follow suit, confirming this firm already exists and adding some detail as we go:

http://www.ybw.com/forums/showpost.php? ... tcount=118

All clean, harmless fun.
by Mark
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Corryvreckan Survey Story
Replies: 12
Views: 5210

Corryvreckan Survey Story

Nicked from elsewhere: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/environment/mystery-of-corryvreckan-uncovered-by-scientists.19404800 Looking at the other photos in the article it looks like they're saying there's no pinnacle, but the 30M patch to the SW of Camas Nam Bairneach is a 'Rock Wall' causing the ...
by Mark
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Ice Bird by David Lewis
Replies: 2
Views: 8875

Re: Ice Bird by David Lewis

Personally, I didn't find it the most gripping sailing book I've ever read.

Still has a spot on my shelves though, so it can't be too bad or it would have gone to Oxfam. :-)
by Mark
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Plagiarism
Replies: 2
Views: 2568

Plagiarism

In Academia they take a dim view of work which is proven to have been 'borrowed' or more accurately is submitted without reference to the original author. A range of penalties might be awarded any unfortunate deemed to have commited this grave practice Should such penalties be considered proper for ...
by Mark
Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boat name on dodgers
Replies: 8
Views: 4757

Re: Boat name on dodgers

claymore wrote:Yes or no?
why - why not?


No, because if you're a teensie bit over the start line in the opinion of someone, but haven't noticed yourself, you don't really want your name being too obvious.

Same reason that only a Dawn Grey Laser will do.
by Mark
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I'm worried...
Replies: 18
Views: 6070

Re: I'm worried...

Sleeping off some of the fine cake/confectionery the lovely Lady_Stormrider creates in generous quantities?
by Mark
Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Weir's Way
Replies: 10
Views: 4260

Re: Weir's Way

Shard wrote:Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.....


Someon'e gives you an extr'a apostroph'e at no additiona'l cost and you thro'w it back in his fac'e. How ungratefu'l!
by Mark
Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Weir's Way
Replies: 10
Views: 4260

Re: Weir's Way

He's not Tom Weir, but have you watched any of the Paul Murton stuff? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016x21x/presenters/paul-murton Ash Many thanks for the heads up, Ash. Downloaded the three available ones and really enjoyed them. Right up my street. Seems the BBC were monitoring Bluemoment fo...
by Mark
Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Weir's Way
Replies: 10
Views: 4260

Re: Weir's Way

After the Scuttlebutt Clyde Cruise I had to watch the Tarbert episode. Excellent stuff.
by Mark
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: More photos from the blue: South Georgia Island
Replies: 4
Views: 3409

Re: More photos from the blue: South Georgia Island



Fantastic, thanks for letting us take a look.
by Mark
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Perhaps The Final Post On Gybing?
Replies: 11
Views: 2665

Re: Perhaps The Final Post On Gybing?

Pete Cooper wrote:Thank you - but you should see the picture of me in the attic!


:lol:
by Mark
Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Calendar
Replies: 14
Views: 3401

Re: Calendar

. Yet another Puilladobhrain pic, but rather a nice one I think. Can you spot a weel kent hull in there? http://www.bluemoment.com/calendar/12jun300.jpg I'm tempted by an anchor ball troll but I can't decide which side to choose. I'll just wait and see if someone else tries one and join the other s...
by Mark
Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Effing insulted.
Replies: 15
Views: 4114

Re: Effing insulted.

Arghiro wrote:A largeish portion of Bunnahabhain 12 y-o is mellowing my self & herself at the moment after 2 days of minding poorly G-kids.


Surely herself isn't nearly old enough to have grandkids?

Unlike yourself!
by Mark
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Gybing
Replies: 65
Views: 10275

Re: Gybing

Silkie wrote:
Mark wrote:I don't think this is a barney, it's a friendly chat.

Same difference.


North of the border that's probably true!

We're all soft down here. We don't knock seven bells out of each other in the course of a cheery evening.

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