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Post by roger » Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:21 am

Thought this may help out when looking for those hard to describe bits you mayhttp://www.nationallampoon.com/nl/02_fb/impers/02_rigging.asp need.
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Post by Rupert » Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:31 am

Hmmm Had trouble with my Slug-nuggets once. Haven't walked the same since...
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Post by stu » Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:09 pm

<i>44.crap-hallyards</i> - are these what you get from being a tight-arse at the chandlers?;)
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Post by Mark » Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:15 pm

and the less said about 190 the better
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Post by Rupert » Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:53 pm

Ever jumped in a cold Scottish pond?
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Post by stu » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:01 pm

amixture of 190 & 191 I would imagine[:0]
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Post by neil » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:10 pm

Oh good, a resource to send to the students taking the Ship construction module......
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Post by roger » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:29 pm

I am so ploease I have made a serious contribution to all you experts. Bet some of these come up in the next quiz. :D
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Post by Mark » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:36 pm

If they do, then the compiler could end up with 51
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Post by stu » Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:17 pm

It seems we have unwittingly given ourselves a form of code to throw insults etc. stu busy at work, so therefore 2328)
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Post by neil » Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:48 pm

and the sad thing is that a number of them are Google-whacks. (sad 'cos I've just tried some)
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Post by Garry R » Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:55 pm

Rev Spooner apparently used to have a bad attack of the 256's - until he gave up the baked beans. And is the opposite of 73 "quite nice tudges"

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Post by stu » Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:16 pm

isn't 72 a mate of rudolph:?:
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Post by Pat » Thu Feb 03, 2005 8:08 pm

Well I'm not sailing 243! And the golfers have pinched 182 and 183! Is 60 the latter day saints or Osama Bin Laden?
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