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    Re: Enigma Machine #96

    Hi Hugh, could that mean #10 "No lunch for you" ?

    I am off to bed now, so here is hoping for progress tomorrow.

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine #96

    Hi Hugh, and others, I have been struck down with a body virus, and have not fed properly for 8 days.

    I expect another visit from the doctor tomorrow, so here's hoping ! The houses in my area...
  3. Thread: FUNNY!

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    Re: FUNNY!

    Hi Lizzie, a very talented artist..... Thanks

    Ranald
  4. Re: Bones of 'Nessie's cousin' found on Isle of Skye

    Hi Joan, very interesting article. I remember that just prior to WW2, my brother had a plaster cast of an ichthyosaur 'latinus mamous'. (the last two words are from memory, but I have seen the name...
  5. Thread: Dirty Wars

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    Re: Dirty Wars

    Hi All, I should have given some help with one of the links.

    Scanned from the edition I have:-
    http://www.electricscotland.com/bibl...ible%20051.jpg
    (Use the magnifying icon to enlarge the text...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #95

    I had to edit my entry to add this - Ouch, that lady Joan has beaten me again, we are both on at the same time !

    Hi Hugh, I'll start it off with #5 "Piggy back ride".

    Ranald
  7. Thread: Dirty Wars

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    Re: Dirty Wars

    Gordon, to my mind we are already passed the 'DATE'

    Some years ago I came across 'The Self Interpreting Bible', written by a Minister
    in Haddngton (just to the east from Edinburgh) in the late...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #94

    Hi Hugh, I did see Joan's answer for #'5, which was on the second line of the text.

    Then I thought must have been wrong, but you did not comment, and I forgot all about it.

    Don't tell me your...
  9. Thread: The Seafire

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    Re: The Seafire

    Hugh, although the following link gives some idea about the Spitfire - Seafire connection, it is not technical detailed.

    http://freespace.virgin.net/john.dell/seafire.htm

    Ranald
  10. Thread: The Seafire

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    Re: The Seafire

    Hi Alastair, is the 'I' in the story your good self ?

    If yes, I had no idea of your detailed interest in this subject - just like me and my son.

    We go to air shows whenever we can, last year...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #94

    Hi Hugh, nearly there but doubt it is the answer - #3"To know first is correct" ?

    As for #5, another devious one from Doug, but John has got them before.

    Ranald
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    Re: A LOGICIAN'S APPROACH TO SANTA CLAUSE

    John, so that's why my stocking was empty...you have made me cry...... boo hooo

    Little Ranald

    p s 'post not liked....'
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    Re: Enigma Machine #94

    Wow Joan - that was some message, not many questions left.
    Can I try #4 "Rub down" ?

    John....... hurry.....

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine #94

    Hi Hugh, you have started 'work' early this year !!

    Just had a look at #94 and:-

    #6 "Walk in park" #10 "The beginning of the end" #12 "Spare tyre"

    Ranald
  15. Re: The Women of Bletchley Park tell their story.

    Doug, I did not know about Canada's work in this area, thank you for the link, which I now give for others to learn another bit of history.
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  16. Re: The Women of Bletchley Park tell their story.

    Hi Joan, - and others, now you know where Doug got his Enigma Machine !!

    Ranald
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    Re: House For Sale....

    Well Joan, don't give up, as 2015 will be YOUR YEAR.

    Best wishes.

    Ranald
  18. Thread: HAPPY NEW YEAR

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    Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR

    I reciprocate the good wishes to you and all others on E.S.

    I think it was the 'Lowland' band.....

    Ranald
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    Re: Weir's Scotland - Tom's Favourites

    Hi Joan, On the es site you may have seen mention of Tom Weir in the "Famous Scots" section.

    On the current es site, it can be found on the single line menu, under 'History' - 'Famous Scots'.
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    Sandy, if I can 'rub salt into the wound', for the first time, have been onto their site.

    They are now offering, "BUY NOW & PAY LATER" !!

    Sorry.......

    Ranald
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    Re: Weir's Scotland - Tom's Favourites

    Thank you Alastair.

    When either of these videos end, there are more of Tom's journeys, to be activated from the final screen.

    Ranald
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    Yes Sandy, that was pretty much the same as us, although the coal shed was near, but separate to the house.

    The coal was delivered on horse and cart, and was taken in bags to the coal shed.

    As...
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    Interesting comments Alastair.

    We also had brass coal scuttles, usually round in shape with a folding handle (we had at least two rooms with fire places), and these to bring the coal from the...
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    Hi John, that is some memory that you have..... the following I have found on several sites, but do not know of an original.

    Mey the best ye hae ivver seen
    be the warst ye'll ivver see.
    Mey the...
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    Re: John Henderson's new song

    Alastair, yes I also get the new window.

    All I get is a white screen, with a black bar a fifth across the screen from the left side.

    In the centre is a question mark inside a large letter Q
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