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Forum: Mess Deck Yesterday, 06:32
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Best wishes for your birthday BB. I'll just...

Best wishes for your birthday BB.
I'll just have a coffee (and three Drambuies to go with it, please, seeing as you are paying ).
Geoff (YM) :jester::wave:
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 27th May 2020, 15:09
Replies: 19
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Here is a dodgy enhancement of the fourth photo...

Here is a dodgy enhancement of the fourth photo (above) in case it jogs anyone's memory.
The first three are too small for me to enhance.
Geoff (YM)
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st May 2020, 04:33
Replies: 551
Views: 88,353
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Covid-19

I am a strong believer in at least two things in this life:


There is security in obscurity
Never volunteer for anything


Naturally, I will not be taking part in this government initiative...
Forum: Mess Deck 4th April 2020, 09:34
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Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
1.5 metres is so near yet soooofar

1.5 metres is so near yet soooofar
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 18th March 2020, 11:38
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Views: 301
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Viking Orion

Viking Orion is currently (18/3/20) anchored at the Outer Anchorage of Port Phillip Bay due, no doubt, to the COVID 19 virus.
Forum: Mess Deck 5th March 2020, 06:24
Replies: 52
Views: 3,635
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Combination of Corporal Jones ('don't panic') and...

Combination of Corporal Jones ('don't panic') and Private Fraser ('we're doomed') from Dad's Army.

Think of the poor bastards in the lifeboats, the holocaust at Auschwitz et al and the millions...
Forum: Mess Deck 2nd March 2020, 12:35
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Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Should we have one of these aboard the GD? :yawn:

Should we have one of these aboard the GD? :yawn:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 24th February 2020, 00:35
Replies: 551
Views: 88,353
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
It's broken already. Didn't last long - where...

It's broken already.
Didn't last long - where was it made?
Forum: Nostalgia - Days Gone Bye 6th February 2020, 12:24
Replies: 2
Views: 3,107
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Might (or might not) be of interest.

A few oldies that might or might not be of interest that I blundered across:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BysT3TbAmw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wMBecwyjas...
Forum: Mess Deck 20th January 2020, 03:13
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Fake. Thank goodness. I thought for a moment...

Fake. Thank goodness.
I thought for a moment that you may have been cast adrift.
Forum: Mess Deck 18th January 2020, 08:01
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Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
No one told me ........

Why wasn't I told that the GD was in Melbourne?
Forum: Mess Deck 6th January 2020, 06:32
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Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Take it easy Comrade BB. :wave:

Take it easy Comrade BB. :wave:
Forum: Mess Deck 5th January 2020, 23:58
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Not knowing who or what a 'Batti Wallah' is or...

Not knowing who or what a 'Batti Wallah' is or was I Googled it and came up with this:

http://www.pandosnco.co.uk/engineers.html

I found it an interesting read and which might be of interest to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 31st December 2019, 11:14
Replies: 14
Views: 3,588
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
The 'Grapes of Wrath' was one book I 'studied'...

The 'Grapes of Wrath' was one book I 'studied' (haha) at High School. What bit of it that I read a few days before the exams terrified me - it still does.

I may well have got the wrong or a...
Forum: Mess Deck 31st December 2019, 11:07
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Sorry to hear of your problems BB. These problems...

Sorry to hear of your problems BB. These problems creep up on us as we all get older. I wish you well for 2020 and beyond.

Immunisation against shingles is available (here in Oz anyway) and the...
Forum: Mess Deck 24th December 2019, 04:42
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Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Didn't think that you would fit in at Mundrabilla...

Didn't think that you would fit in at Mundrabilla township. I certainly wouldn't have. :jester:
Forum: Mess Deck 23rd December 2019, 13:01
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Log! The last log that I saw was used for...

Log!

The last log that I saw was used for lighting up and whilst some of us live in the perpetual half dark I did notice that ES had departed for a visit to my old Home Depot of Mundrabilla where...
Forum: Mess Deck 22nd December 2019, 22:59
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Are we there yet? It seems evident, even to...

Are we there yet?

It seems evident, even to those of us who rarely see daylight, and who are regularly issued with ever larger shovels in an attempt to increase steam pressure above 50 psi, that...
Forum: Mess Deck 10th December 2019, 11:53
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Did someone mention 'police' ?

Did someone mention 'police' ?
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 21st November 2019, 02:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I have been told that if you use the Google...

I have been told that if you use the Google 'Incognito' search thing when searching airfares (for example) that the airline/website (whatever) cannot see you and cannot bombard you with ads for ever....
Forum: Mess Deck 12th November 2019, 10:25
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Tom, We might be an 'unconventional' bunch...

Tom,
We might be an 'unconventional' bunch ('crew' even !) but I have no doubt that you can be assured of all of our best wishes.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Please come aboard at any...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th October 2019, 22:14
Replies: 4
Views: 3,070
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
R##... and Malcolm, Thanks to you both. ...

R##... and Malcolm,

Thanks to you both.
Pleased that I am not alone with this problem and as my machine does not need a login password etc I will apply my own 'fix':

I will look the other way...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th October 2019, 09:54
Replies: 4
Views: 3,070
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Windows 10

A month or so ago, when 'lighting up' the PC, Windows had a series of spectacular scenic photos.

These great pics now seem to have been replaced with a screen of almost 100% fog with the vaguest...
Forum: The Engine Room 25th October 2019, 12:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks All. As one of the totally uninformed it...

Thanks All.
As one of the totally uninformed it just seemed 'a bit hard on the machinery' the way it was demonstrated to me back in March on what was a relatively tiny engine.
I will pay a bit...
Forum: Mess Deck 1st October 2019, 12:55
Replies: 6,300
Views: 411,383
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Only just ES! 33:43 but I see that some other...

Only just ES!
33:43 but I see that some other clever dick did it in 12:03.
There has to be a better way to go blind.:jester::wave:
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