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Search: Posts Made By: AncientBrit
Forum: Say Hello 23rd June 2013, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By AncientBrit
Hahaha. Apparently the greater danger is grease,...

Hahaha. Apparently the greater danger is grease, the bottled O2 bursts into flames when it contacts grease. First thing they said to me "Whatever you do, don't smear Vicks around your nose, before...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd June 2013, 14:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By AncientBrit
Thanks for the suggestion, I guess I should have...

Thanks for the suggestion, I guess I should have made it clearer, the tubes around the home are connected to what they call a Consentrator, a government freebie, a friend has a portable version which...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd June 2013, 13:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By AncientBrit
Nice to see so many of the old crew still around...

Nice to see so many of the old crew still around and that they are still able to remember me Hahaha "Old Whatzizname".
Took a while to adjust to a different life-style, but once one gets used to the...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd June 2013, 12:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By AncientBrit
Return of the Ancient One

Hi guys (and girls, in this equal world)
Very glad to see that SN is still in existence after a few years away.
Been a while, 3 years I think since my last posting.
Was busy reaping the rewards of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2010, 12:01
Replies: 93
Views: 13,952
Posted By AncientBrit
I was tempted to buy an E-book reader a while...

I was tempted to buy an E-book reader a while back, seemed like a hell of a deal, it came fully loaded with a 100 books for $140.
On closer inspection the 100 books were mainly Classics for which...
Forum: Model Ships 19th June 2010, 03:44
Replies: 59
Views: 8,590
Posted By AncientBrit
"Every time I display the progress on this one, I...

"Every time I display the progress on this one, I can almost sense the "curtains" coming down, "brick walls" and the "glazed eyes!"
Yet you continue to display the progress.
I would hazard a guess...
Forum: Royal Navy 12th June 2010, 08:01
Replies: 49
Views: 10,638
Posted By AncientBrit
In actual fact Nick, Dear old mother nature took...

In actual fact Nick, Dear old mother nature took care of more Spanish galleons than any of Drakes vessels. Spreading them over the sea bed from the Isle of Wight, throughout the North Sea and over to...
Forum: Royal Navy 11th June 2010, 05:26
Replies: 49
Views: 10,638
Posted By AncientBrit
As far as naval bases and dockyards go, Chatham...

As far as naval bases and dockyards go, Chatham has it historically over all the others.
May not have been the biggest, but it was the main naval base long before the other two became prominent, I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th June 2010, 21:28
Replies: 137
Views: 19,368
Posted By AncientBrit
Not knowing what the h*ll more than 90% of the...

Not knowing what the h*ll more than 90% of the people on this site feel either way, it behooves a great deal of arrogance to believe that what you believe is what every one should believe. If I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th June 2010, 18:42
Replies: 137
Views: 19,368
Posted By AncientBrit
Funny how when you are a non-believer, all these...

Funny how when you are a non-believer, all these people complaining about the single minded opinions expressed by the other side of the arguement tend to roll into one group of the same and in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th June 2010, 15:38
Replies: 137
Views: 19,368
Posted By AncientBrit
Looks like the J.D.L. is taking an active...

Looks like the J.D.L. is taking an active interest in SN these days.
Forum: Royal Navy 1st June 2010, 07:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By AncientBrit
I would guess HMS Protector has to be way up near...

I would guess HMS Protector has to be way up near the top of that pile Nick,
She was launched in 1935 and commissioned on 30th Dec 1936, the day before I was born, served as net-layer during WWII,...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th May 2010, 23:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By AncientBrit
I believe they're trolling for bigger fish...

I believe they're trolling for bigger fish shipmate. The boats, powerful outboards, guns, ammo and gasoline were all paid for by investors among the Somali communities in the US, Canada and the UK....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th May 2010, 22:39
Replies: 137
Views: 19,368
Posted By AncientBrit
I wondered about that when I saw the funnel...

I wondered about that when I saw the funnel markings in the photo, but desisted form making any comment that would confuse the issue any more than all the religious and political prognosticators...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th May 2010, 19:25
Replies: 25
Views: 3,199
Posted By AncientBrit
I guess it all depends on who is doing the...

I guess it all depends on who is doing the reaping and sowing and what it is they are reaping and sowing.
Am I to understand that should you, by no fault of your own, fall upon hard times, it would...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th May 2010, 21:00
Replies: 25
Views: 3,199
Posted By AncientBrit
To crimp their operations, one first has to put a...

To crimp their operations, one first has to put a stop to Somali's residing in the UK, Canada and the US, financing piracy operations in return for a profitable pay-back once ransom is paid, of many...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th May 2010, 01:50
Replies: 25
Views: 3,199
Posted By AncientBrit
Now just watch the PC crowd Tut,tutting to cover...

Now just watch the PC crowd Tut,tutting to cover their total lack of any kind of fortitude.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th May 2010, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By AncientBrit
Which makes it even more reckless to be down...

Which makes it even more reckless to be down there with their family at this time of year.
A rank novice can in some way be excused. One with those sea-miles beneath the keel should surely have...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th May 2010, 18:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By AncientBrit
Events would lead me to believe they have not an...

Events would lead me to believe they have not an inkling of how lucky they were and if there really was a law for that sort of thing I would charge him/them, with reckless endangerment of family.
Forum: Say Hello 9th May 2010, 18:39
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By AncientBrit
Greeting from the West Coast. Enjoy this...

Greeting from the West Coast. Enjoy this wonderful site and please refrain from any mention of the Maple Leafs. (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th May 2010, 17:40
Replies: 1,076
Views: 96,984
Posted By AncientBrit
Burial at sea seems like the expedient answer to...

Burial at sea seems like the expedient answer to this problem
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th May 2010, 08:01
Replies: 1,076
Views: 96,984
Posted By AncientBrit
Notice they make no mention of what happened to...

Notice they make no mention of what happened to the pirates. Bet there will be no more Russian ships hijacked. Way back and gone when everyone was getting taken hostage in Lebanon, some fools made...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th May 2010, 16:28
Replies: 47
Views: 6,142
Posted By AncientBrit
I heard mutterings that Haliburton was involved...

I heard mutterings that Haliburton was involved in some fashion with the equipment that failed. For those in Europe and unfamiliar, The Vice President in the Bush admin, Cheney, was to divest himself...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd May 2010, 17:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By AncientBrit
Admittedly, very sad, but people of all ages have...

Admittedly, very sad, but people of all ages have been falling from the rigging of sailing ships since the first mast was fitted on a vessel. Feel for the parents loss, but please dont lets institute...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st May 2010, 17:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By AncientBrit
Paul Watson, International fugitive, I love it! ...

Paul Watson, International fugitive, I love it! Non tree-hugging Canadians all over the world will be puting the local Japanese Embassy on their cel-phone speed dial. This world class welfare...
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