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Search: Posts Made By: Mad Landsman
Forum: Computers and The Internet Yesterday, 19:49
Replies: 19
Views: 329
Posted By Mad Landsman
Your problem is that the image is too large for...

Your problem is that the image is too large for the screen, or is not matched to the screen resolution.
When you install windows most things just work but if you have a graphics card in the PC, or...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st November 2019, 20:29
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
That is true - He would have been vastly better...

That is true - He would have been vastly better qualified to answer Sparkie's question on Bail.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 11:48
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Mad Landsman
"Insert into thread" - Oh the irony, best...

"Insert into thread" - Oh the irony, best ignored.
The thread is to introduce Andy, Algowest to the site and welcome him on board.
Well, welcome aboard. My primary knowledge of Michigan is that...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th November 2019, 19:31
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Bahia Blanca Adventures - Taff under screen name...

Bahia Blanca Adventures - Taff under screen name Tsell.
Last episode I can find was March 2018.

Last visit to site was 25th April 2019.
Forum: The Radio Room 8th November 2019, 11:54
Replies: 63
Views: 4,704
Posted By Mad Landsman
I remember reading back in the 70s that Soviet...

I remember reading back in the 70s that Soviet kit was claimed to be built to better withstand EMP from any exo-atmospheric burst and that was a possible reason to retain valves.
At that time solid...
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 21:44
Replies: 34
Views: 2,947
Posted By Mad Landsman
More likely Welsh Guards - During WW2 they...

More likely Welsh Guards - During WW2 they famously abandoned the height restriction. As my father used to call them: 'little dark haired men from the mines'.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st October 2019, 15:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Mad Landsman
Try a speed test on your own connection. The...

Try a speed test on your own connection. The problem might be at your end.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th October 2019, 22:10
Replies: 63
Views: 4,704
Posted By Mad Landsman
Quite right Bob! This is what the SOED has to say...

Quite right Bob! This is what the SOED has to say about it:

pein noun var. of peen noun.

peen noun. Also pein. L17.
[ORIGIN Origin uncertain: cf. peen verb, pane nounē.]
The end of a hammer...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th October 2019, 12:34
Replies: 63
Views: 4,704
Posted By Mad Landsman
Apologies if my attempted humour failed to hit...

Apologies if my attempted humour failed to hit the mark. (EEK)

Ball pen hammer, I like it! - now that would be for hitting what some folk annoyingly call a Biro, would it? (Jester)

Have a nice...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th October 2019, 19:33
Replies: 63
Views: 4,704
Posted By Mad Landsman
Is that an eight ounce ball peen, or even ball...

Is that an eight ounce ball peen, or even ball pein?
I know you chaps are not actual muckanical injuneers but bull pane? what is that? :sweat:
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2019, 09:26
Replies: 63
Views: 4,704
Posted By Mad Landsman
Did you make it with the bend, or add the bend...

Did you make it with the bend, or add the bend later(==D)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 13:07
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
I have found that if you use the Welsh for...

I have found that if you use the Welsh for valley, it fits, is roughly similar in pronunciation and passes the censor.
As in Cwm grano salis.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 21:09
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Civile, si ergo Fortibus es in ero Gnoses...

Civile, si ergo
Fortibus es in ero
Gnoses mare, thebe trux.
Vatis inem?
Causan dux!

oft written inside the cover of many a Latin Grammar:
Latin is a dead language,
Dead as dead can be...
Forum: The Galley 16th October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 28
Views: 3,389
Posted By Mad Landsman
Fiddles are also the name of a rim or other...

Fiddles are also the name of a rim or other contrivance to stop items rolling off a table. They can be either fixed or folding.
The name comes from the earliest makeshift devices which consisted of...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2019, 14:57
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Person as Will Smyth joined on 26th Sept, made...

Person as Will Smyth joined on 26th Sept, made one post on 4th Oct and has not logged back on since, so don't hold your breath waiting for a reply.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th October 2019, 16:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,702
Posted By Mad Landsman
It sound like you have a second page 'running' ...

It sound like you have a second page 'running'

Open a blank document and with the cursor at the top of the first page (left side) press and hold the delete key.
If it is what I think the second,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th October 2019, 16:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mad Landsman
Yes, Ronnie Verrell actually played the drums but...

Yes, Ronnie Verrell actually played the drums but the red hair was most definitely Ginger baker.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th October 2019, 09:38
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Whatever the truth is behind Bill Davies it is...

Whatever the truth is behind Bill Davies it is true that the name , plus plus whoever, has become something of a generic term on this site for any multi pop-up activity. The whole episode left such...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th October 2019, 19:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mad Landsman
The original for 'Animal'! The words Rest...

The original for 'Animal'!

The words Rest and Peace, somehow do not seem to apply.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 21:14
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
I eat my peas with honey I've done it all my...

I eat my peas with honey
I've done it all my life
It makes the peas taste funny
but it keeps them on the knife. (Thumb)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 09:42
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Nice one, but you can break anything if you try...

Nice one, but you can break anything if you try hard enough. (==D)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th September 2019, 21:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Mad Landsman
Have you got an anti-virus app on your Playbook? ...

Have you got an anti-virus app on your Playbook?
It is possible for a virus protection to switch off cookies when it does a scan, maybe happens if it is set to clear cookies.

IF you have virus...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th September 2019, 19:59
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Thanks for the kind words chaps. Maybe I should...

Thanks for the kind words chaps. Maybe I should check in more often, again.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th September 2019, 20:36
Replies: 257
Views: 30,113
Posted By Mad Landsman
Members no longer posting. Yes, I'm one of them I...

Members no longer posting. Yes, I'm one of them I suppose, not that anyone would notice.
It is now around one year since I last logged on.
Reasons? It dawned on me that I was kidding myself that...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th August 2018, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By Mad Landsman
If the print head is damaged or completely...

If the print head is damaged or completely blocked then no amount of 'deep cleaning' will fix it, just waste a load of ink.
Try a test page, that would be the best place to start. If the test page...
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