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Search: Posts Made By: Farmer John
Forum: The Radio Room 15th February 2020, 00:00
Replies: 53
Views: 3,525
Posted By Farmer John
Quite possibly she did. The original speech of...

Quite possibly she did. The original speech of the programme (French?) was incomprehensible to the person who transferred it to this country, so I think all the dialogue we knew was completely made...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th February 2020, 16:18
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Farmer John
Many thanks for telling the story, I have always...

Many thanks for telling the story, I have always just thought Mercenary, bad. This makes him more 3 dimensional.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd February 2020, 18:32
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Farmer John
I suppose it was a matter of where you were...

I suppose it was a matter of where you were stood. They say the good die young.
Forum: Model Ships 2nd February 2020, 18:47
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Farmer John
I really admire all your work you post up, I...

I really admire all your work you post up, I cannot work neat but your models always look so crisp.

I would covered with ink from your Scale pen by now.
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd January 2020, 18:58
Replies: 53
Views: 3,525
Posted By Farmer John
I remember when the old saw "Rum, bum and...

I remember when the old saw "Rum, bum and concertinas" changed to " Rum, bum and old record players" and the appalling cost of batteries that ensued. TV on a ship? I can scarcely credit it.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd December 2019, 19:02
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Farmer John
Rod, we have been in contact before, I know you...

Rod, we have been in contact before, I know you were very friendly with John Dore. Have you tried searching for "Dore ampleforth", his Dad was musically the boss there. I hope you are well and I...
Forum: The Galley 17th October 2019, 15:50
Replies: 30
Views: 4,896
Posted By Farmer John
Smile I nearly put this down to being a tall tale when...

I nearly put this down to being a tall tale when I heard that you had passed a bar. I suppose you could have nipped in for a glass or two though.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th October 2019, 17:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By Farmer John
I would agree with that, Word is a brutal bully...

I would agree with that, Word is a brutal bully if it gets crossed.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th October 2019, 18:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By Farmer John
I am amazed no-one has said this and it is not...

I am amazed no-one has said this and it is not meant to disrespect the memory of a musician of immense talent, but my first thought was, Ginger Baker made it to 80! Amazing!
It is a great shame that...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th October 2019, 12:54
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By Farmer John
A new twist. I had a call telling me that I was...

A new twist. I had a call telling me that I was listed in the Telephone Preference Service. (this is supposed to put you on a "do not call list" for telephone marketing). After some jockeying the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st October 2019, 23:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By Farmer John
Thank you Kevin. I think I will just change what...

Thank you Kevin. I think I will just change what I do and just use the PC That works and login later in the day when I fire that up.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th September 2019, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By Farmer John
It is a long dead Blackberry OS, it has worked...

It is a long dead Blackberry OS, it has worked fine for several years and still accepts cookies and has not been suddenly set to delete them. You are not answering the question asked, has the login...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th September 2019, 10:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By Farmer John
Blackberry abandoned the Playbook some years ago,...

Blackberry abandoned the Playbook some years ago, no updates.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th September 2019, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By Farmer John
Thanks for the thought Basil, but the tablet I am...

Thanks for the thought Basil, but the tablet I am using is a bit odd, the thing is it has been working and now doesn't despite no changes being made to it.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th September 2019, 18:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By Farmer John
Any change to logging in method?

About a week or so ago, I got asked for a name and password on this computer. No probs, put them in, ticked the box to be remembered and all has gone on as normal. I also use a Blackberry Playbook...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th September 2019, 16:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By Farmer John
Let them keep the one they have until it wears...

Let them keep the one they have until it wears out.
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 18:16
Replies: 23
Views: 4,237
Posted By Farmer John
It becomes a bit of a majority vote. I try not...

It becomes a bit of a majority vote. I try not to do it, "snot on the touch screen" is not an error message you want to see.

The touch screen can be useful when everything else goes wrong, a...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 17:36
Replies: 23
Views: 4,237
Posted By Farmer John
My main screen is a touch screen display, if a...

My main screen is a touch screen display, if a fly lands on it the cursor will move to that point.
Forum: Say Hello 3rd September 2019, 18:10
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Farmer John
The final ")" in the link seems to have dropped...

The final ")" in the link seems to have dropped off, if you add a final bracket to the link, it works.
Forum: Say Hello 29th July 2019, 18:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,112
Posted By Farmer John
And a massive wheelbarrow park for transport...

And a massive wheelbarrow park for transport home. I think I am too old for fighting.
Forum: Bank Line 16th July 2019, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,620
Posted By Farmer John
D'you know, I have never thought about it but...

D'you know, I have never thought about it but maybe he is!
Forum: Bank Line 14th July 2019, 23:34
Replies: 26
Views: 3,620
Posted By Farmer John
Always Bangkok, it seemed just that little bit...

Always Bangkok, it seemed just that little bit more wild and I loved the approach up the river.

Half my family live there now, it is not quite the same place.
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 23:03
Replies: 40
Views: 4,727
Posted By Farmer John
Marshall Meek states that (at least in some...

Marshall Meek states that (at least in some cases) it reduced weight. Since he was Blue Flue's Naval Architect for some time, I'll take his word for it. When I have time, I'll check his book, but I...
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2019, 18:14
Replies: 48
Views: 9,488
Posted By Farmer John
Never seen anyone in that uniform without passing...

Never seen anyone in that uniform without passing (mutually) some erm, banter. Mind you, I haven't been to Hull since 1965.
Forum: The Engine Room 27th May 2019, 22:42
Replies: 71
Views: 10,279
Posted By Farmer John
Disappointing, I clicked on this in case it was...

Disappointing, I clicked on this in case it was an advert for a new captain.
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