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Forum: The Pig & Whistle 9th July 2017, 10:46
Replies: 75
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Posted By Richard
"Lingerie Weekly" or "Lamp Trimmers Guide" might...

"Lingerie Weekly" or "Lamp Trimmers Guide" might be good subjects as well don't you think? :)
Forum: Aviation 7th July 2017, 08:33
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Richard
I agree, the protectorate issues in the mid east...

I agree, the protectorate issues in the mid east have been quite well hidden. Not sure about being "Glossed over" as they rarely get a mention. More like painted over :) Aden was another one.
The...
Forum: Aviation 6th July 2017, 22:01
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Richard
Yes, I think that Palestine was a British...

Yes, I think that Palestine was a British Protectorate similar to Iraq. My dad didn't fly, he was with a section of RAF armoured cars in what later was to become the RAF Regiment. He used to patrol...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 6th July 2017, 20:26
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
I was in Fremantle in 2012, and visited the...

I was in Fremantle in 2012, and visited the Flying Angel there. There was a "Crowd" in there, spending very little money, and all clacking away on computers, then the mission bus took them all back...
Forum: Aviation 6th July 2017, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Richard
Hahaha :) No wonder I couldn't find it on the...

Hahaha :) No wonder I couldn't find it on the www. I've always searched for Audix! :) I've read the official report, daily camp bulletin's and so on of the action, and I still managed to get it...
Forum: Aviation 6th July 2017, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Richard
Question Audix

Anyone got any info or picture of a pre war plane called the Audix? They were some involved in the Battle of Habbaniyah in Iraq during WW2. They were normally used as trainers there but were used as...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 6th July 2017, 08:26
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Well lets see what life aboard a modern cruise...

Well lets see what life aboard a modern cruise ship is like for the crew then. What they do, the conditions they work under and so on. Lets see cruising from a modern seafarers point of view. That...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 5th July 2017, 21:27
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
"As my colleague has said, we have brought this...

"As my colleague has said, we have brought this to the attention of Admin. We have in fact had a post in the cruising thread today wondering why a picture of a cruise ship in Cruising Industry News...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 5th July 2017, 17:09
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Perhaps its what should be called someone's...

Perhaps its what should be called someone's "Vanity Thread" :jester:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 5th July 2017, 14:47
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Someone said earlier no Spam on this site. I...

Someone said earlier no Spam on this site. I would tend to disagree.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 4th July 2017, 16:39
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Also a much wider and more international set of...

Also a much wider and more international set of pictures. Also nice to see more Foreign Flag vessels, and people who sailed on those vessels as well.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 4th July 2017, 09:56
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Richard
An anagram that gets through the censor :)

An anagram that gets through the censor :)
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 4th July 2017, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Richard
Historic Cost of living app

An interesting app to see what things were worth then and now.
Wages comparison is a good one, as is the cost of a house, or whatever you want to convert from s d in the year of your choice to the...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 3rd July 2017, 23:51
Replies: 145
Views: 7,999
Posted By Richard
I agree with you Bob It does seem a bit...

I agree with you Bob It does seem a bit simplistic, but I suppose it's all there in a nutshell. The causes, actions taken, and the result of those actions. It was made by a ship owner (BP) For the...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 3rd July 2017, 22:45
Replies: 145
Views: 7,999
Posted By Richard
Just watched it. Just as pertinent today I'm sure.

Just watched it. Just as pertinent today I'm sure.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 3rd July 2017, 22:00
Replies: 145
Views: 7,999
Posted By Richard
Well done Jim! I looked on their site and...

Well done Jim! I looked on their site and couldn't find it. :applause::applause: :)
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 2nd July 2017, 19:03
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Oh! Here it is.... ...

Oh! Here it is....

https://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 2nd July 2017, 18:59
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Hi David, I'm sure it will all be sorted out, but...

Hi David, I'm sure it will all be sorted out, but I have to wonder why the Cruise Industry News (Or whatever it's called) manages to take up so much space. I've just had a look at their posts, and...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st July 2017, 07:44
Replies: 145
Views: 7,999
Posted By Richard
"The Maggie" On BBC2 (UK) this AM @ 08.30. A...

"The Maggie" On BBC2 (UK) this AM @ 08.30. A great comedy film about a Clyde Puffer and its crew. Worth watching with a cuppa & bikkie.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th June 2017, 23:21
Replies: 145
Views: 7,999
Posted By Richard
"Fire Below" A BP safety film. About a fire on a...

"Fire Below" A BP safety film. About a fire on a tanker, the ensuing court case, and the recommendations made by that court after the blame had been apportioned. Quite a big budget high quality film....
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th June 2017, 22:31
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Good Man! :D

Good Man! :D
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th June 2017, 18:36
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
It's not even shipping history, just current...

It's not even shipping history, just current news. I might leave, I'm not here to see all that stuff.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th June 2017, 16:08
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
What's needed is some sort of Opt Out option...

What's needed is some sort of Opt Out option which can selected by each individual user. Cruise News is the one I would opt out of. I worked on them for a few years , that was enough for me. :)
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th June 2017, 13:17
Replies: 75
Views: 3,176
Posted By Richard
Question Blocking Forums

Is there any way I can block certain forums on this site? There are one or two I'm not interested in, and when I log on they can very nearly fill my screen with new posts that I don't want to see.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 28th June 2017, 01:29
Replies: 43
Views: 3,036
Posted By Richard
Welsh Miners deaths & Maggie T retires.... ...

Welsh Miners deaths & Maggie T retires....

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/28/default.stm
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