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by catgate
02 Feb 2012, 14:34
Forum: Royal Marines
Topic: Royal Marines Serving or Retired - Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2
Views: 2714

Re: Royal Marines Serving or Retired - Introduce Yourself He

Is this section of the site purely for the use of American servicemen.?
by catgate
02 Feb 2012, 11:25
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 173001

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Stanley wrote:just used the word 'gammy'. How widespread is that, where did it come from?
Game.
by catgate
01 Feb 2012, 19:32
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 173001

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Bradders Bluesinger wrote:There is a subtle difference between "Moither " and "Myther" when used in conversation , but I'm blowed if I can explain it ..!
PS "Blowed".....discuss , maybe
"You could blow me down with a feather!" ???
by catgate
01 Feb 2012, 10:41
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10246
Views: 438125

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I've wondered about it for years but after seeing a small spirit level in the collection of a man who collects snooker and billiards ephemera I suspect it was for checking the level of a table. The trade name on it is 'Vest'. Well that makes it obvious then, doesn't it? It is for checking if your v...
by catgate
31 Jan 2012, 21:39
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

bodger wrote:I love her fret style, i know its not blues but its music
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Well I don't think she has much to fret about! I'd say she was unique.
by catgate
31 Jan 2012, 16:48
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: COWBOYS
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: COWBOYS

That's it, all of the crap has been uncovered and removed, and re-construction has begun, the old tiles are now in a skip. Three different grades of tiles had been used and fixed in place with four blobs of liquid nails leaving a void under each tile of about 1/8", spider homes, re tiling begins to...
by catgate
31 Jan 2012, 16:09
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

Bradders Bluesinger wrote:H6nLviIaRcQ........

....... and use the same phrasing......
Yes, but it is often more vulgar these days.
by catgate
31 Jan 2012, 16:06
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10246
Views: 438125

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

It is for checking very small levels.
by catgate
31 Jan 2012, 16:03
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COLD CALLS
Replies: 28
Views: 6540

Re: COLD CALLS

The best way to deal with them, that I have found, is to just keep them on line, by talking any sort of nonsense that might be faintly plausible. Sooner or later they realise what is happening and then ring off....with a nice addition to their 'phone bill.
by catgate
30 Jan 2012, 21:15
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

bodger wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6nLviIa ... re=related
if at first you dont succeed. etc.
Very good.
It always puzzled me why a slow blues singer should aspire to being known as Rushing.
by catgate
30 Jan 2012, 19:19
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

bodger wrote:Bradders, not sure if you like trad, heres a nice blues by Jimmy Rushing, Mr. Five by Five, refers to his height & girth, a bit like me nowadays
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If you like "trad" just try these chaps. Fairly local lads.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jg17wDozhk
by catgate
30 Jan 2012, 19:09
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 9399
Views: 406152

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Today I shall be manly.
by catgate
30 Jan 2012, 19:08
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10363
Views: 496089

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

.......These are not clever men. They are profoundly, irredeemably stupid men who understand nothing. But by all means pay them at a level comensurate with their talents.... Richard Broughton I would take issue with your "understand nothing" claim. They understand how to wheedle their way into posi...
by catgate
30 Jan 2012, 16:03
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10363
Views: 496089

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

.......These are not clever men. They are profoundly, irredeemably stupid men who understand nothing. But by all means pay them at a level comensurate with their talents.... Richard Broughton I would take issue with your "understand nothing" claim. They understand how to wheedle their way into posi...
by catgate
29 Jan 2012, 11:44
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

Stanley wrote: My mate Daniel spent a lot of time following Julian Bream ....
I suggest you have a word with your mate....that sort of thing is not nice.
by catgate
28 Jan 2012, 14:38
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10363
Views: 496089

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

belle wrote: ...and what new post at the pnedle heritage centre have you taken up Stanley?
In the Lancashire Evening News it was said to be one of those that support the fence near the main gate. But it also claimed that he was going to put it back.
by catgate
28 Jan 2012, 14:29
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 173001

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

tripps wrote:I think you mean "crepe soles" - beloved of the Teddy Boys in the 1950's
I think the teddy girls would be most insulted by that.
However from my recollections it would be pretty apposite in many instances.
by catgate
28 Jan 2012, 10:50
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

This is what you want Stanley.
You can not get more classical than this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlOdV1o8SpY
by catgate
27 Jan 2012, 18:14
Forum: Forums
Topic: Original Posting on Top Of Each Page
Replies: 9
Views: 2735

Re: Original Posting on Top Of Each Page

Ah! Well! If they mastered Basic they were indeed clever little pigs.
How were they on C++?
by catgate
27 Jan 2012, 14:19
Forum: Forums
Topic: Original Posting on Top Of Each Page
Replies: 9
Views: 2735

Re: Original Posting on Top Of Each Page

I have just noticed that when a topic goes over into multiple pages the original topic post doesn't appear at the top of say Page 2 like it did on the old site. I will delve into the code and see if I can get it to show the original post on top of each page, thereby making it easier to keep the thr...
by catgate
27 Jan 2012, 13:23
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30379

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

Guitar does not come much better than this:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG5Z25ker0A
by catgate
25 Jan 2012, 18:04
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20309

Re: Minor glitches

Catty you were right they were not in the gallery, the vet snipped em off and left them on the table after he had gone my Cat was playing with them, but I rinsed em before posting them here. You were right kind sir. I found them. Thank you very much. Still quite a snug fit despite the attentions of...
by catgate
24 Jan 2012, 13:37
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20309

Re: Minor glitches

I seem to have lost my spinning balls. I looked in the avatar repository in vain. Does this mean we have had a visit from the vet??
by catgate
24 Jan 2012, 13:33
Forum: General Discussions About The Site
Topic: Why I choose PHPBB3 Software for the site
Replies: 12
Views: 3824

Re: Why I choose PHPBB3 Software for the site

".... things could have been much worse." That's the platitudinous sort of thing said by people who "Know" that things could always be much worse.

I think you have done a bloody marvelous job. Doc. Thank you.

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