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Old 17th October 2019, 10:02
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Upon what did you hoist the bloomers?

Did the Coastguard mistake it for Flag Bravo. Lucky they forgot about Flag Zulu.
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Old 17th October 2019, 10:04
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I am back, I bet you all missed me?
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Old 17th October 2019, 11:03
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When I joined Texaco in 1970 they had 5 T2's; Melbourne, Rome, Saigon, Wellington and Bombay. They had either GE or Westinghouse electrics and all were jumboized in Japan in 1967 increasing dwt from 17000 to 23000 tons.
I never managed to sail on them but every engineer I met who did would only speak well of them. Very unusual as we are generally a whinging bunch.

The Sun defines Pole-Slip as Boris's bit on the side loosing her footing in the flat.
I got to visit T2 off Trinidad on the way back to Texaco Spain (London? Anyway Lecky was Ted Alford who didn't mind me turning up below). Never got to sail on one. A regret experience wise. As was missing Morar.

An unfortunate Denholm E/O got one rotating rectifier anode-about-cathode resulting in the AC rotor being first, only partially operational (reactive current much imbalanced) and then burning out. It was not the rocka-a-billy of pole slip that halted the test but the smoke.
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Old 17th October 2019, 11:07
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Scouting for young ladies. No doubt using Lord B-Ps alternatively gendered instruction manual on the sport. I am surprised they let you out so soon.
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Old 17th October 2019, 14:41
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Upon what did you hoist the bloomers?
This is a complete mystery to me, perhaps I sustained them with a longing to be back on board the GD.
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Old 17th October 2019, 23:42
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I have carefully referenced the instructions of Lord Howe and Sir Home Popham and suggest that if the bloomers were for signalling purposes the hoist should have been made at the mizzenmast. I am now researching in Motorship to see where they should be employed if intended for the entrapment of wind for propulsion purposes.
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Old 18th October 2019, 11:48
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I have carefully referenced the instructions of Lord Howe and Sir Home Popham

Jesus it's Friday, would you go out and have a pub lunch, a few scoops in the pm and go home about 7 and fall asleep in front of the TV. Popham is driving you demented.
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Old 18th October 2019, 17:09
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Not a bit. I have had a decent lunch in a group of about 12 (I had pork). After which a dumped friend of mine and another went for a pint or two at the Market. I am just back and will not start my TV snooze for another three hours. The codes of the ancients no longer tax me, only the siting of bloomers for their optimum drawing potential remains unanswered.
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Old 18th October 2019, 17:34
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Not a bit. I have had a decent lunch in a group of about 12 (I had pork). After which a dumped friend of mine and another went for a pint or two at the Market. I am just back and will not start my TV snooze for another three hours. The codes of the ancients no longer tax me, only the siting of bloomers for their optimum drawing potential remains unanswered.
It will depend if they are set as stuns'ls or spankers.
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Old 18th October 2019, 18:05
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I fear I am no longer intellectually equipped to a suitable standard to partake in such verbal exchanges the verbosity of which is alas beyond the comprehension of a simple injuneer. The tone and thrust of the badanage is going directly above my bald pate and the feelings of inadequacy such actions therefore generate are more than I am able to absorb into my limited vocabulary. So I is going to bugger off to the injun room and read my anatomical magazines in peace.
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So I is going to bugger off to the injun room and read my anatomical magazines in peace.
Are they the ones with the nice pictures Chief, or the ones with the maps of the galaxies?
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Are they the ones with the nice pictures Chief, or the ones with the maps of the galaxies?
Think he may be into Bovine or Sheep rearing. He's just picked up a Magazine called Rustler Roy.
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Think he may be into Bovine or Sheep rearing. He's just picked up a Magazine called Rustler Roy.
More Gynecological than Agricultural
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More Gynecological than Agricultural
Always be careful as to how you mix and match with these two. A police acquaintance of mine described spending ages attempting to sneak up on a cow to collect samples with a pair of tweezers.
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