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Ash for Admiral?

Postby Silkie » Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:41 pm

I hope you've got a good post planned Ash.

In your own time. No pressure. :lol:
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby aquaplane » Thu Mar 03, 2011 10:43 pm

But what colour will he be?
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby Silkie » Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:56 pm

He'll be yellowed I'm afraid.
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby aquaplane » Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:01 am

Pardon? I thought yellow but when I posted in yellow I couldn't read it :D
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby Falkirkdan » Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:24 am

Bit of you scratch my back and i'll scratch yours here.

Ash vote for me as Commodore (is that not a new fangled computer thing) and you will have my vote for admiral.

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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby lady_stormrider » Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:29 am

I was wondering if Ash was looking for a chentelman's outftters for such a suitable occasion

http://www.lenbeck.co.uk/merchant%20navy%20uniforms.html

I then realised who was next on to the high table and nearly swooned
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby So_Sage_of_Lorne » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:28 pm

Falkirkdan wrote:Bit of you scratch my back and i'll scratch yours here.

Ash vote for me as Commodore (is that not a new fangled computer thing) and you will have my vote for admiral.



I think you mean Comode Door do you not?
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby lady_stormrider » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:52 pm

Well as Ash is about to be the sixth Admiral it only leaves me to say that after some extensive searching (well, opening up another tab on the difference engine) that I can announce that the collective noun for such an er group of chentlemen is 'A bridge of Admirals'.

Now Mr Nick, sir, are we going to see a new grade - First Sea Lord of Bluemoments - perhaps?


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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby ash » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:48 pm

Hi Everyone

I wasn't ignoring this thread - I've been back to Dusseldorf to bring home my truck. I had a quick look at the Forum this morning before going down to Kip to work on the mast - a more successful day - plug soldered, blocks for lazy jacks fitted, new antenna mount fitted, new mount for wind indicator fitted.

Silkie wrote:I hope you've got a good post planned Ash.

In your own time. No pressure. :lol:

I certainly do feel the pressure - I'm not sure that I can rise to the challenge. A suitable subject might have been a description of my first sail on the Clyde on my own boat, but I'm not sure if I can keep quiet for that long. Maybe you could delete some of my less worthy posts to knock my count back a bit!

I had hoped to just sneak in with a
YaaHoo - This is my ........th post
, but this thread has scuppered that idea.
aquaplane wrote:But what colour will he be?

Silkie wrote:He'll be yellowed I'm afraid.

aquaplane wrote:Pardon? I thought yellow but when I posted in yellow I couldn't read it :D

Ash wrote:I will need to 'talk' in quotes all the time so that you can see the text against the background!!
. BTW - do the coloured Admirals get a burgee? Will peeps think that I'm constantly in quarantine?
Falkirkdan wrote:Bit of you scratch my back and i'll scratch yours here.

Ash vote for me as Commodore (is that not a new fangled computer thing) and you will have my vote for admiral.

Ok - that's a deal. :?: Aren't you the only candidate?
lady_stormrider wrote:I was wondering if Ash was looking for a chentelman's outftters for such a suitable occasion

http://www.lenbeck.co.uk/merchant%20navy%20uniforms.html

In actual fact, I started my working life as a Merchant Navy Engineering Cadet. I wonder if my uniform is up in the loft? I suspect that the only bit that might still fit is the cap!
lady_stormrider wrote:I then realised who was next on to the high table and nearly swooned

For a while, I thought that your skipper might overtake me as his posting rate was much higher but the maintenance of 3 boats is taking it's toll and he's slowed down a bit just lately.
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Now Mr Nick, sir, are we going to see a new grade - First Sea Lord of Bluemoments - perhaps?


If we are going to run out of colours, then I think that your skipper is likely to become a Vice Admiral or a Rear Admiral - does either description fit??

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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby aquaplane » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:00 pm

To save complication I think I'll have a new screen name when my post count gets into the high 900s. I could try using the boat name instead of naming the boat after my screen name.
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby sahona » Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:49 pm

Doesn't that mean you have to start again?
I think you trod on a snake.
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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby Old_Glow_In_The_Deep » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:06 pm

Ash…… everyone! Rear Admiral is the highest position, as he has both balls!

Position, status, title and / or money is no trade-off for a ball. :wink:

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http://www.admirals.org.uk/forkids/flags/index.php

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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby FullCircle » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:15 pm

Well, I for one have finished with my balls. If I begot a child at this stage of life, I would stab myself with a broken autohelm.

So, nothing less than Master of the Aquatic Universe will do.

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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby Arghiro » Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:04 am

Well, my brother remarried late & started a second family (the first had all grown up) Linda & I thought he was bonkers, but it gave him a new lease of life. Suddenly, as they started school he was mixing with a new, younger crowd & it rejuvenated him, we were gobsmacked. Mind you, now the second edition are grown up, he is deteriorating fast! But then, he is over 70 & has been living hard for 50 years!

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Re: Ash for Admiral?

Postby lady_stormrider » Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:00 pm

Well, nothing on 'Ash Wednesday' either - oh well it must be nothing for 40 days until 'The cruise' then
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