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Forum: The Pig & Whistle 22nd June 2022, 08:11
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Posted By Malcolm G
That reminds me; Look out for the eyeballs in...

That reminds me;
Look out for the eyeballs in the sky!
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 20th June 2022, 17:08
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
Do you also write cryptic crossword clues, ES?

Do you also write cryptic crossword clues, ES?
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 20th June 2022, 08:13
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
You mean to tell me that it is not the cats that...

You mean to tell me that it is not the cats that cause the damage. No, really?
Such a prosaic explanation is quite disappointing.
Logical, but disappointing, for this forum anyway.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 19th June 2022, 21:15
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
Perhaps Mr Varley knows the answer….

Perhaps Mr Varley knows the answer….
Forum: Say Hello 19th June 2022, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Malcolm G
Yes, gottit - smaller vessel, less distance to...

Yes, gottit - smaller vessel, less distance to climb, even easier.
Forum: Say Hello 19th June 2022, 06:25
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Malcolm G
Many pictures of the ship here.. ...

Many pictures of the ship here..
http://ssmaritime.com/SS-Prinses-Juliana-1910.htm
The hawse pipe does not seem overly large.
If the mooring cable, rope or line came over the fairlead just above...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 16th June 2022, 20:11
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
A New York police officer beats a black man while...

A New York police officer beats a black man while another officer just looks on….
Forum: Mess Deck 14th June 2022, 08:28
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
My recollection of the cheese department in the...

My recollection of the cheese department in the Cherbourg hypermarket was that the ‘Fromage’ sign was superfluous. One did not need eyes to find it.
I gather that said emporium had been rebuilt in...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 13th June 2022, 10:27
Replies: 1,217
Views: 351,950
Posted By Malcolm G
I went to the Air and Space museum, but there was...

I went to the Air and Space museum, but there was nothing there.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 11th June 2022, 22:31
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
Way to go…..

Way to go…..
Forum: Royal Navy 10th June 2022, 18:50
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Malcolm G
Just thinking about the word beautiful, as in...

Just thinking about the word beautiful, as in aesthetically pleasing to the eye.
My own thoughts are that those named are generally 'Magnificent' or 'Impressive' even 'Awesome' as our American...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 7th June 2022, 09:58
Replies: 1,217
Views: 351,950
Posted By Malcolm G
“Dad, there’s a man at the door with a bill” ...

“Dad, there’s a man at the door with a bill”
“Don’t be silly, it can’t be a man, it must be a duck”
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 7th June 2022, 07:39
Replies: 1,217
Views: 351,950
Posted By Malcolm G
You must be kwackers…

You must be kwackers…
Forum: Mess Deck 6th June 2022, 21:51
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Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
Ah, so it seems that my literary input is...

Ah, so it seems that my literary input is somewhat deficient, not being a reader of Private Eye - I have picked up the odd discarded copy over they years and browsed it, but that is about it.
I...
Forum: Mess Deck 6th June 2022, 17:53
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
The Pope… Which one, Frankie or Benny?

The Pope…
Which one, Frankie or Benny?
Forum: Mess Deck 6th June 2022, 16:32
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
D’you feel better now? (and it’s Betty, not...

D’you feel better now?
(and it’s Betty, not Brenda).
Forum: Royal Navy 5th June 2022, 13:32
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Malcolm G
Yes, certainly agree that the type 21s were...

Yes, certainly agree that the type 21s were ‘beautiful’, in the sense that a fighting ship can thus qualify.
But, as they were designed by a private shipbuilder rather than a pure Naval design, that...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 3rd June 2022, 19:00
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
And this is without satnav.... ...

And this is without satnav....

https://youtu.be/iAgX6qlJEMc
Forum: Mess Deck 1st June 2022, 12:10
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
No, it is something which is not quite a beam,...

No, it is something which is not quite a beam, but nearly so.
Forum: Mess Deck 30th May 2022, 11:59
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
Harp lager - That was one tipple that oft passed...

Harp lager - That was one tipple that oft passed my lips in days gone by.
I discovered on one occasion that the difference between a blue label and a yellow label affected one’s ability to stagger...
Forum: Mess Deck 27th May 2022, 12:08
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
We are talking acreage, not aching with age.

We are talking acreage, not aching with age.
Forum: Mess Deck 27th May 2022, 10:14
Replies: 7,985
Views: 1,101,878
Posted By Malcolm G
Re-wilding is the current trend. The winning...

Re-wilding is the current trend.
The winning exhibit at this years Chelsea has been meticulously composed in order to resemble a ‘back patch’ untouched for 5 years.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 26th May 2022, 13:28
Replies: 1,217
Views: 351,950
Posted By Malcolm G
Time to go….

Time to go….
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 17th May 2022, 13:30
Replies: 442
Views: 66,501
Posted By Malcolm G
Choose your own flow chart…

Choose your own flow chart…
Forum: Looking for Information on Shipmates, Ships, Family or Friends? 16th May 2022, 19:35
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Malcolm G
Hi John, Seems you need a reminder, so I have...

Hi John,
Seems you need a reminder, so I have revived this thread.. :)
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