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Have a go at this one.
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I know but I Googled it. I hope Covid doesn't last 200 years. :sad:
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You might as well tell them Ian it isn't very imaginative.

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Here's a better one. What are these?
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They look like `desert rose', a crystal variant of gypsum or baryte formed in arid environments. Wikipedia If it is desert rose and is one massive specimen it's magnificent!
Is it anything to do with your Aussie relatives? One of the locations is Australia, such as this one at Woolcunda Station, Coombah, Windeyer Co., NSW: Mindat.org
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Are they “bird’s nest”...for Soup etc?
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Stanley wrote: 11 Aug 2020, 02:28 You might as well tell them Ian it isn't very imaginative.
It's a depiction of the Plague of Justinian thought to be the the first recorded global pandemic.

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Ian is dead right of course.
Curses! Peter went straight to it! Yes, exactly right and nothing to do with my relatives as far as I know. Desert rose and definitely not edible Maz.
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What is it? (Peter, hold back!)
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What is it? (Peter, hold back!) Is that an instruction for him to be a bit on the tardy side?? :laugh5:
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Bugger! You know what it is. For the rest of you he's given you a good clue. Let's get it over with!
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It's what Donald Trump turns into when he's alone with his smartphone and twitter account! :smile:
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Tell everyone what it is please then you can post another one. :biggrin2:
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Water Bear (Tardygrade) :biggrin2:
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Yes! Now put another one up!
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OK

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Looks like a plastic box on the arm of a settee!
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Plastic yes, but what for?
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Sewing needles
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Sorry Cathy but nothing to do with sewing.
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Plastic protective 'ends' you get on HDMI leads and other cables.
Like the ones on ethernet cables.
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China has it, its the protective covers for the connectors on a console cable, USB to RJ45
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And I have seen so many of them!

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What is it called and why do it like that?
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Don’t really know, but is it to provide more strength?
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You've got one half of it Gloria, makes a relatively thin wall more stable. A bit like corrugated iron with thin metal. Now, what about the other part of the answer?
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Crinkle Crankle I think, I've seen one in Norfolk or Suffolk somewhere...
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