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  1. #11
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    Welcome Skip!

    Hope the plans come together... See you in Europe!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimi View Post
    Don't forget to visit Newton Creek, take a sunset photo of it, post it here and ask wehere is it!
    also wot anker you preferred for the holding in the creek
    The faultfinder will find faults even in paradise.

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    Hi Skip

    Welcome aboard

    Glad to hear you have lots of opinions - such things are in short supply on here.

    Only thing is:-

    You will be wrong most of the time - and plenty of people on here are quite happy to let you know.

    Enjoy
    If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,

  4. #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by sailorman View Post
    also wot anker you preferred for the holding in the creek
    Who are you calling an anker?
    LiacDoh Alliance.

  5. #15
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    Default Please allow me to introduce myself

    I'm a man of wealth and taste

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monique View Post
    Hello Mate,

    Welcome here; this is a great place and defo help oriented.

    Don't mind the English language of these folks... they are mostly British you know...

    As a Canuckian, I offer to translate the difficult bits, heh?

    Translation isn't too difficult. I have figured out that half seven is 7:30 and a few other common foreign terms. If the British would just learn how to spell (colour, cheque?) it would be easier. The pronunciation could use a bit of help as well. Thames = tims. Worcester = wooster?

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    Quote Originally Posted by flobbergob View Post
    He'll always get the right answers and the correct opinions if he just remembers to only listen to me and ignores the ignoramuses who disagree with me.

    Cheers, Brian.
    Wow. Really good to get that sorted right off the bat. Saves me a whole heap of time trying to figure out who all the ignoramuses might be.

  8. #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimi View Post
    Don't forget to visit Newton Creek, take a sunset photo of it, post it here and ask wehere is it!
    Uhm, where is it so I can go take the photo?

  9. #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phoenix of Hamble View Post
    Welcome Skip!

    Hope the plans come together... See you in Europe!
    Thanks. So far so good. Engine should go back in this week. Most of the plumbing and wiring is done. Most of the other bits and pieces are bought and waiting to go in. Ordering sails this week. So barring a meteorite or earthquake (in Florida?) and with a little bit of luck I will be in the water before hurricane season.

    Then one or two weeks to learn how to sail and UK here I come. I already have a map from last month's National Geographic to get me there.

  10. #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by sailorman View Post
    also wot anker you preferred for the holding in the creek

    Oh no. You won't suck me into an anchor thread. I've seen plenty of those on this side of the pond. At least on this forum I don't think I have to worry about guns on boats discussions. And I don't know enough about British politics to know a Tory from a lorry so I'm safe there.

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