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  1. Re: The Forth Rail Bridge Given World Heritage Recognition

    Hi Sandy, yes I know that bridge well ! I still regard it as a 'half' cantilever bridge.

    Regarding the photo,the road bridge is parallel to (and on this side) of the rail bridge.

    The road...
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    Re: Enigma Machine 109

    Hi Hugh, would the following be better for #2 " The pain is increasing" ?

    Ranald
  3. The Forth Rail Bridge Given World Heritage Recognition

    So the River Forth Rail Bridge Is Awarded World Recognition.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-33397980

    A pity that the design engineers were not Scottish...

    A few...
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    Re: Enigma Machine 109

    Hi Hugh, on first sighting, I'll try.... #1 "Go stand in the corner", #2 "Pain is getting bigger", #3 "Head over heels", #5 "Too bad", #9"Marker".

    I also think I may have 4 7 8 and 12, but will...
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, so the icon in #1 is a purse..... I have never seen one like that..... keep learning..

    Ranald
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    Keeping Historic Aircraft Alive

    Not of interest for every one, but fascinating historic engineering still in use.

    What does it take to restore a World War Two Spitfire

    WEB LINK: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32935757
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh and John, what on earth does the expression"Two eggs over easy" mean ???

    I still cannot associate the 'figure' in #1, which is a must for the answer.

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, it now looks like #3 "Potent", but perhaps I'm wrong again.

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, could this be right..,.. #3 "A big tea pot" or "A big pot of tea"?

    I think the first one as the 'T' is large...?

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi John, good to see you on here, like you, I have no idea about #1 image.

    Ranald
  11. Irish TV weather presenbter and a backward SHEEP

    I thought this was very amusing...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-33346460

    Ranald

    (try and alter the sequence of letters in the last word of the Heading.... lol)
  12. Older people 'shouldn't cool down with cold water during heatwave'

    I know it does not affect most of the members, who are all young folk!!

    However I thought it shed a useful light, as we are told that 'hot weather' could well be on the way.
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  13. Re: Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

    Alastair, I tried to see if there was a regular update, but could not find any info in that respect..... pity....

    I think it was only towards the end of May or the beginning of June, there was a...
  14. Re: Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

    Hi Alastair, I thought the following link would be appropriate.....
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, I do not want to stop the other folk, but do not know where they are.....

    How about #3 "Tea in the pot" and #10 "Reading between the lines".

    Regards

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, for #6 "High and low" might be nearer.... I was not 'happy' with my prior suggestion...

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, perhaps #6 "Searching up and down" ?

    and #8 "Split timing" ?

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Yes Hugh, I miscounted and missed the last one.... #11 "He is in seventh heaven".

    Thanks again for the help.

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 108

    Hi Hugh, not at all sure about the following, but... #3 "Glass", #6 "Searching above and below", #7 "Seven seas", #11 "He is in five
    heavens"

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 107

    Hi Hugh, you answered the question for me lol #5 "Pink eye"......

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 107

    Hi Hugh, not sure what is going on with es, but I sent a reply some hours ago, which I saw was there, but it has now gone missing!!??

    Here is the jist of the message....

    With your clue #3"...
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    Hand prints on Hubble

    What do hand prints tell you ?

    http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2015/26jun_handprints/

    An mazing amount - YES

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 107

    Hi Hugh, I did a web search, and with your clue, came up with a new association for me.... #11"Spaced out"..... is that any nearer ?

    I had of course known the word before, but did not think of it...
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    Re: Enigma Machine 107

    Hi Hugh, it does not look like the colour for this answer, but here goes''
    #3 "Blood shot eye".

    Ranald
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    Re: Enigma Machine 107

    Hi Hugh, I have no idea of the colour for #3.... and as for #11 there could be two possibles "Right out" or more likely #11 "Outright".

    Ranald
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