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    But of course I do. Every once in a while, the...

    But of course I do. Every once in a while, the continuous brain storm within finds its way past my lips. I usually get good answers that way, but it does present a bit of a problem when I disagree...
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    Chiao Richard, :wave: I don't have a solution,...

    Chiao Richard, :wave:

    I don't have a solution, but I admire your problem. It would seem that you have interesting times ahead no matter how you choose, so let's reason about it. Do you have any...
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    Well.... When I was 30 my coworkers called me...

    Well.... When I was 30 my coworkers called me "old man". since then, I have gone to another employer where the mean age is considerably higher, and now at 52 some people call me "lad". Perhaps I am...
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    There are plenty of turn-offs, but the first one...

    There are plenty of turn-offs, but the first one that comes to mind is the tough girl act: When someone is putting up a rather abrasive facade to hide inner insecurity. N.B that I am not saying that...
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    I'm afraid that this is not something new: I...

    I'm afraid that this is not something new: I know from first hand experience how royally peeved you get when you suddenly find yourselves with tacks in both tires... Just when a lot of other riders...
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    This sounds like something for the Serious...

    This sounds like something for the Serious Discussions forum? I have a feeling that it may turn serious in no time flat.

    /Claes
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    Yes, I'm wired the same way. It's all about the...

    Yes, I'm wired the same way. It's all about the occasion, really. Fortunately our dress code at work is rather relaxed, which helps when I need to leave the comforts of the office and hit the...
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    Poll: Yes, it is all in the eyes of the beholder: ...

    Yes, it is all in the eyes of the beholder:

    I suppose we all have some kind of average level between the opposites of the spectrum, but if we have a bad (or good) day, we can deviate quite...
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    I am on a somewhat similar track to you two: I do...

    I am on a somewhat similar track to you two: I do plan ahead, often meticulously (my current schedule at work stretches into 2015!), but: I also plan in order to be able to wing it when the situation...
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    Mackerel? No, I don't think so... :p I did a...

    Mackerel? No, I don't think so... :p

    I did a lot of fishing when I was growing up, but since then: Nothing.

    Fishing tale 1, where i got something unexpected: I caught a grass snake out for a...
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    Thus far, we have... Petiteness Eyes ...

    Thus far, we have...

    Petiteness
    Eyes
    Cutesy
    Messy-brown-hair-with-glasses types
    Pale-skin-black-hair-and-blue-eyes types
    Crazy
    Evidence of a brain
    Rubens
  12. Certainly: It is not what a novel is about that...

    Certainly: It is not what a novel is about that marks it as a classic (or not). It is how well written it is. As an example, Jules Verne comes to mind with From the Earth to the Moon and Twenty...
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    So do I, but for another reason: I can stand up...

    So do I, but for another reason: I can stand up for anything I put in writing (it is not all that controversial), and feel that I am well equipped to defend myself from any verbal abuse, but I don't...
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    Interesting turn of events... Did you in any way...

    Interesting turn of events... Did you in any way expect that?

    I agree: A little finesse is called for in that kind of writing, and if things heat up I practice verbal Judo rather than bludgeoning....
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    I could not help noticing the serial no of the...

    I could not help noticing the serial no of the Hurricane replica: The original was flown by RAF ace R. Stanford Tuck. More info here and here.

    /Claes
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    This old thread never really took off, and I find...

    This old thread never really took off, and I find that a bit intriguing: Am I really the only one here making my presence felt in the local newspapers? Surely not?

    Anyway: Since I wrote this, a...
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    Hard to tell, because I just get up, that's all....

    Hard to tell, because I just get up, that's all. If that happens at 5 am, (during the week), or a bit later (weekends) is of no significance: It is the waking up part that is the near death...
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    Brilliant, Gilliat. :nod: /Claes

    Brilliant, Gilliat. :nod:

    /Claes
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    I can't say that I miss the tinkering, as I used...

    I can't say that I miss the tinkering, as I used to work on an assembly line for Wheel Loaders when I was younger. I want a car to transport my bottom from A to B in a comfortable and safe way, and...
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    Yes, it does, and I suppose that proves the old...

    Yes, it does, and I suppose that proves the old saying that an aircraft that looks right usually also flies right. It even sounds right: You should listen to the sound of those two Merlins crackling...
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    ...and here is one of the wooden Wonders (I think...

    ...and here is one of the wooden Wonders (I think I snapped those back in the 80's):

    http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o127/ClaesG/Aircraft%20old%20and%20new/Mosquito.jpg

    As a bonus: An...
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    It also looks like she is well prepared for a Cat...

    It also looks like she is well prepared for a Cat scan. :smilewinkgrin:

    Some pictures from todays Roll Out (Airshow) at Hässlö Airport, Sweden:
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  23. Well said, Steph, and I agree with all of it. ...

    Well said, Steph, and I agree with all of it.

    As a side note, I am an admin for another forum covering a completely different subject but similar to LitNet in size and format. For a while, a...
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    I Robot tops my list. Basically, the name and the...

    I Robot tops my list. Basically, the name and the robots is all that remains from Asimov's great novel.

    /Claes
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    I do a lot of rereading, for several reasons: ...

    I do a lot of rereading, for several reasons:

    In many cases it is like getting reacquainted with a good friend.
    Sometimes I pick up something new in a story despite having read it before.
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