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kinmel

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2600 on: March 25, 2021, 08:21:19 pm »

Maybe just distortion in the Photo; but does the Bulb not look bent  ??
Maybe it hit a pyramid buried in the sand  :}
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2601 on: March 25, 2021, 10:33:06 pm »


'No, I've traversed the Suez  hundreds of times....  Admittedly my last ship was a dredger.'
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2602 on: March 26, 2021, 07:58:50 am »

Maybe just distortion in the Photo; but does the Bulb not look bent  ??


oh yes it's bent, if you look at the water line on the port side you can see the ripple in the bulb near the main hull as the water dips in and out.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2603 on: March 26, 2021, 08:16:24 am »

 
I wonder if the captain of the Ever Given went to the same training school as Francesco Schettino?   %)
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2604 on: March 26, 2021, 10:11:27 am »

More likely Sub-Lieutenant Phillips -   

start 6.28 minutes into the recording and onwards to 10 minutes -  https://youtu.be/q8y8zkmLzr4?t=379


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2605 on: March 27, 2021, 09:12:22 pm »

Plant your bulbs in Spring time?
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2606 on: March 27, 2021, 09:36:04 pm »

With hindsight perhaps using a brushless motor and 6s lipo's wasn't a good idea  {:-{


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2607 on: March 28, 2021, 11:00:22 am »

Yea, I heard poking your nose into things you dont know about can get you into all sorts of trouble  {-)
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2608 on: March 28, 2021, 11:02:59 am »

... or, in this case, all sorts of rubble  {-)


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2609 on: March 29, 2021, 05:12:24 am »

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2610 on: March 29, 2021, 08:29:48 am »

It's probably the tide table  :o


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2611 on: March 29, 2021, 01:21:40 pm »

Sadly but true......


Thousands of tonnes of flotsam carried out from flooded rivers to the sea courtesy of our NSW April 2021 floods......20' TEU Containers, caravans, trees, any thing that would float  <:( <:(


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2612 on: March 29, 2021, 01:50:29 pm »

so how is the 'newly weds to be' house boat holding up, did it make it to off shore or just change state  {:-{


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-56473115
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2613 on: March 29, 2021, 08:46:25 pm »

New picnic site for socially distanced barbie.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2614 on: April 09, 2021, 07:07:43 am »

 :-)
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2615 on: April 09, 2021, 11:33:14 am »

"Left hand down a bit.........."
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2616 on: April 09, 2021, 12:54:34 pm »

I have to warn that on another website i belong to the owner of that boat joined up and asked for the picture to be removed.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2617 on: April 09, 2021, 12:59:35 pm »

You didn't have to SHOW me what happed to the Ever Given a simple explaination would have done .


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2618 on: April 09, 2021, 03:12:03 pm »

You didn't have to SHOW me what happed to the Ever Given a simple explaination would have done .
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2619 on: April 09, 2021, 03:24:13 pm »

' What was so good about that way anyway..?'

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2620 on: April 09, 2021, 10:42:27 pm »

Big ship,little ship, wide canal, narrow canal,......still the same problem  {-)
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2621 on: April 23, 2021, 06:41:06 pm »

 
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2622 on: April 23, 2021, 06:51:35 pm »

The money I have saved on radio equipment payed for my snorkel  :-))
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2623 on: April 23, 2021, 07:03:22 pm »

"right hand down a bit - and...... Throw!"  :}


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2624 on: April 23, 2021, 07:40:32 pm »

He used to be into model aircraft so a hand launch comes natural.


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