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Forum: Mess Deck 20th October 2020, 06:18
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How do you get away with promising only one day...

How do you get away with promising only one day BB? There must be more to this somewhere.
Don't forget the :flowers:
Forum: Mess Deck 19th October 2020, 03:03
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
If any of us were young again would you be more...

If any of us were young again would you be more worried about your future or your lack of a future?
Forum: Mess Deck 17th October 2020, 05:40
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Last soldering I did about 100 years ago used...

Last soldering I did about 100 years ago used inherited, from my great grandfather, 'dumb' (copper) irons heated with a blow lamp.
I loved the old blow lamp but it scared the hell out of the YMs...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 9th October 2020, 10:26
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Anyone ever tried to read 'Mein Kampf'?

Anyone ever tried to read 'Mein Kampf'?
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 6th October 2020, 09:57
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Not sure how we got onto this topic but that has...

Not sure how we got onto this topic but that has never precluded my 'two bob's worth' before!

As ES has said: 'One may not agree or even believe in the KJV or BCP but the prose therein is more...
Forum: Mess Deck 23rd September 2020, 12:46
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I learn something new every day. Whether it is of...

I learn something new every day. Whether it is of practical use or whether I remember it remains to be seen.
Here in the Colony of Oz, which is frantically fragmenting into individual states at the...
Forum: Mess Deck 23rd September 2020, 11:37
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Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Remember, there are some things one sees and some...

Remember, there are some things one sees and some things one does not see so don't peek.
It could be although I didn't think that we had any. We don't have any, do we? Or are those of us downstairs,...
Forum: Mess Deck 17th September 2020, 10:30
Replies: 6,562
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Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
ES speaks of the humble and the exalted a post or...

ES speaks of the humble and the exalted a post or two ago.
I don't know what he means because he sometimes speaks in tongues especially when the boiler pressure drops to 100 psi but thought it...
Forum: Mess Deck 17th September 2020, 10:07
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Oh exalted ones. Are we adrift, aground, at...

Oh exalted ones.
Are we adrift, aground, at anchor, awaiting orders and/or contraband, in quarantine or still picking up (hopefully female), survivors?
Becalmed is not an option.
Forum: Looking for Information on Shipmates, Ships, Family or Friends? 13th September 2020, 14:12
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
RN Cruiser Melbourne 1956 - 1959

As a schoolkid in the late 1950s there was a school excursion to a Royal Navy cruiser berthed in Melbourne.

Half the class went one day and the other half another day. I contrived to go on both....
Forum: Recipes & Cooking 13th September 2020, 13:31
Replies: 45
Views: 5,113
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Nothing has changed for me since my post # 2 on 5...

Nothing has changed for me since my post # 2 on 5 August 2018.
They still all taste more or less the same to me.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 13th September 2020, 03:14
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Can we convert points to money?...

Can we convert points to money? :yawn::big_tongue::curtain_call:
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th September 2020, 03:13
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Goodie, that reduces the competition by...

Goodie, that reduces the competition by one......................:curtain_call:
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th September 2020, 12:47
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Sad. The second Dame this year (Vera and now...

Sad. The second Dame this year (Vera and now Diana). Who will be the third?
Forum: Say Hello 12th September 2020, 04:25
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome. Trust that you didn't get wet during...

Welcome.
Trust that you didn't get wet during the transfer - you won't need your lifejacket here.
Forum: Mess Deck 29th August 2020, 09:54
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks ES. I had an inkling that 'vice' was...

Thanks ES.
I had an inkling that 'vice' was involved somewhere.
Forum: Mess Deck 29th August 2020, 07:29
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Not sure about the bleed from the whistle line. ...

Not sure about the bleed from the whistle line.

Last vessel on which I travelled (that's what us landlubbers do) was an Elbe Paddler whose almost only concession to being steam powered was a...
Forum: Mess Deck 22nd August 2020, 10:16
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Just as well. We wouldn't want you to have a...

Just as well.
We wouldn't want you to have a chip on your shoulder.
Forum: Mess Deck 21st August 2020, 02:24
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome back FJ. Sorry to hear of your diagnosis....

Welcome back FJ. Sorry to hear of your diagnosis. Take care.
YM
Forum: Mess Deck 17th August 2020, 10:25
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Now that we are CFCP* propulsion I think that it...

Now that we are CFCP* propulsion I think that it might be a good idea albeit at some risk as I believe that he is into winding things up. We must keep up with technology. Isn't he a Leckie of some...
Forum: Mess Deck 17th August 2020, 01:49
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks Tmac that is reassuring as I had heard...

Thanks Tmac that is reassuring as I had heard rumours of ER redundancies/redeployment now that GD2 is carbon free clockwork powered.
I don't see myself qualified to work upstairs in the fresh air...
Forum: Say Hello 16th August 2020, 10:13
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome to our lifeboat Phil!

Welcome to our lifeboat Phil!
Forum: The Engine Room 14th August 2020, 03:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Asbestos dust and lead paint. What could be wrong?

Asbestos dust and lead paint. What could be wrong?
Forum: Mess Deck 13th August 2020, 12:46
Replies: 6,562
Views: 495,584
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
So it's pointless asking 'are we there yet'?...

So it's pointless asking 'are we there yet'? Therefore, I won't ask. :yawn:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 13th August 2020, 11:20
Replies: 426
Views: 72,392
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
'Too scared to wake up in case I was dead' was...

'Too scared to wake up in case I was dead' was the excuse offered by a bloke I worked with one day when he was late for work!
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