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Forum: Looking for Information on Shipmates, Ships, Family or Friends? 10th October 2019, 14:32
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Posted By BobClay
Can't help but be impressed when I see a thread...

Can't help but be impressed when I see a thread like this. Good on yer lads.
Forum: Say Hello 6th October 2019, 19:04
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By BobClay
Furthermore …. I've got a perfect alibi for 1960...

Furthermore …. I've got a perfect alibi for 1960 … I was still at Dartmouth Street Secondary Modern School !!! :eek: No thought for killing anybody …. just surviving.:sweat:
Forum: Say Hello 6th October 2019, 12:05
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By BobClay
Uz Marcaroni men ave wot iz propper gramma …...

Uz Marcaroni men ave wot iz propper gramma … Like. :eek:
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th October 2019, 12:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
Well I do take your point on bright screens. I'd...

Well I do take your point on bright screens. I'd much prefer a darker background to lessen eyestrain.

There is a dark mode available if you go to Settings, Personalisation and then Colours. But...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th October 2019, 08:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
Glad to hear you fixed it …;)

Glad to hear you fixed it …;)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd October 2019, 14:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
OK, so try another browser. That sounds to me...

OK, so try another browser. That sounds to me like the browser is crashing. If whatever is causing it is crashing all browsers, then you confirm the problem is general.
I use Edge also (I'm sort...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd October 2019, 13:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
Install and try another browser. Chrome, Firefox,...

Install and try another browser. Chrome, Firefox, Opera are probably the most popular. There are others. Seeing a small black square at one end of a slot isn't of much help.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd October 2019, 13:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
Not sure what to say. Can you change your theme...

Not sure what to say. Can you change your theme temporarily to give us a better view ? Are you getting this with different browsers ? What browser is that screenshot of ? When you get Windows how you...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd October 2019, 10:18
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By BobClay
First time I've heard of McAfee being forcibly...

First time I've heard of McAfee being forcibly installed with Windows 10, and I'm running several computers with 10, including this one just upgraded to Version 1903 build 18990.1. Defender is...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st October 2019, 09:51
Replies: 419
Views: 45,875
Posted By BobClay
Three women go down to Mexico one night to...

Three women go down to Mexico one night to celebrate college graduation. They get drunk and wake up in jail, only to find that they are to be executed in the morning –though none of them can remember...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 20th September 2019, 17:28
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
Had to laugh … (as I bounced down the road …...

Had to laugh … (as I bounced down the road … :eek: )
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 16th September 2019, 22:38
Replies: 419
Views: 45,875
Posted By BobClay
I can't deny this has to rate as one of the worst...

I can't deny this has to rate as one of the worst jokes ever … enough to render any groan-o-meter into a pile of molten junk. :eek:

I still laughed though …. :eat_arrow:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 10th September 2019, 22:18
Replies: 419
Views: 45,875
Posted By BobClay
OK OK, as a former anorak wearing groan-o-meter...

OK OK, as a former anorak wearing groan-o-meter spotter, I'll be the first one to admit this is really bad: :eek:

I said to the baker: "How come all your cakes are 50p, but that one is ฃ1 ?"

He...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 10th September 2019, 08:27
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
The late Fred Truman once defined a gentleman as...

The late Fred Truman once defined a gentleman as 'Somebody who gets out of the bath to have a pee.'

Now there's a Yorkshireman for you !! :sweat:

It would appear Archimedes was not a gentleman....
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 9th September 2019, 22:09
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
Omar Khayyam also gave what I think is yet...

Omar Khayyam also gave what I think is yet another way to state the Second Law of Thermodynamics:

"The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 8th September 2019, 22:50
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
It's a bit like infinity. We sort of know it's...

It's a bit like infinity. We sort of know it's there (ish, nearly, almost, sort of.) But nobody really understands it.

If you can stick this out, the time clock increases it's pace exponentially,...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 8th September 2019, 14:57
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
I'd support that. Given the Second Law of...

I'd support that. Given the Second Law of Thermodynamics, I'm afraid everything is f***** in the long term. (And not so long if Dark Energy has anything to do with it.)

:big_tongue:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 8th September 2019, 00:09
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
Well … except for this thread.:big_tongue:

Well … except for this thread.:big_tongue:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 7th September 2019, 19:36
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
Reminds me of a quote from the 'Kingdom of...

Reminds me of a quote from the 'Kingdom of Heaven.' :

Balian of Ibelin: "You go to certain death."

Hospitaller: "All death is certain."
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 5th September 2019, 11:48
Replies: 38
Views: 1,221
Posted By BobClay
I would hazard the US knows exactly where she is...

I would hazard the US knows exactly where she is without recourse to bumbling IMO devices.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 5th September 2019, 09:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,221
Posted By BobClay
Been off plot for 3 days. Last seen as above off...

Been off plot for 3 days. Last seen as above off the Syrian Coast. I've read several theories about her but it's all speculation as far as I can tell.

I'm afraid nothing much is getting above...
Forum: Weather Watch 3rd September 2019, 19:39
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By BobClay
Strange beast is this one … :eek:

Strange beast is this one … :eek:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 3rd September 2019, 14:53
Replies: 38
Views: 1,221
Posted By BobClay
21 hours off plot. The ship has darkened. Let's...

21 hours off plot. The ship has darkened. Let's hope the world doesn't go dark with it.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st September 2019, 22:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,221
Posted By BobClay
This is better than a John le Carr้ novel. Or...

This is better than a John le Carr้ novel. Or Vlad's hackers are running out of ideas. (I can't accept that the GRU thugs are running this, they'd have nuked something by now.) :sweat:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st September 2019, 12:41
Replies: 326
Views: 31,179
Posted By BobClay
Can't think where to put this post so I'll go for...

Can't think where to put this post so I'll go for the 'Kiss of Death.'

Yesterday I watched an old British war moving made in 1957 which I suspect many here have seen at one time or another. "The...
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