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by Niner Delta
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them
Replies: 1661
Views: 411460

Re: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them

Kangaroo??? Are you kidding, look at those tusks, it is obviously a walrus.
I'll be right back with my wine glass ...... :mrgreen:


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by Niner Delta
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them
Replies: 1661
Views: 411460

Re: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them

More like six dwarves aren't Happy .... but one is ..... :mrgreen:

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by Niner Delta
Wed May 27, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: There is Memorial Day and then there are memorials
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: There is Memorial Day and then there are memorials

My Mom's side was still in Canada. But on my Dad's side, his mother's father fought in a South Carolina Regiment, and his father's father fought in a Iowa Regiment. My sister looked up both war records and it seems they were never in the same battles. But it still could have made for interesting fa...
by Niner Delta
Tue May 26, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: There is Memorial Day and then there are memorials
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: There is Memorial Day and then there are memorials

Are you a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans? During my sister's geneaology research, she found that members of my family are qualified to join several such organizations. My Great-Grandfathers fought on both sides in the Civil War and ancestors also fought in Revolutionary War. So there ar...
by Niner Delta
Fri May 22, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Liberty's Provenance:.....
Replies: 6
Views: 93

Re: Liberty's Provenance:.....

Similar to the cracks in the corners of the de Havilland DH 106 Comet square windows.

I thought I had read somewhere that they had welded wide steel bands along the side of the ships to
stop the cracking, but couldn't find it now.


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by Niner Delta
Mon May 18, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: British Military Slang
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: British Military Slang

Like Robert, I spent a lot of time on the radio in Nam. I think I have mentioned this before, but I think a lot of the CB radio words and styles started over there. When I first got into CB radios in the 1970s, seemed like I already knew much of the slang used. And going out on the FO team at first...
by Niner Delta
Mon May 18, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Millsurp After Hours Gourmet
Topic: Dixie Voodoo
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: Dixie Voodoo

The kids weren't the problem, it was the Japanese tourists. They were rude, tried to cut lines and push you out of the way to take a photo and were always in groups. Almost saw groups of them get into it with groups of "not them". Of course, this was in the 1980s, probably different now...... hopef...
by Niner Delta
Sun May 17, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 37
Views: 3144

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

IIRC some hippies wore tire tread sandals back in the day, and they still wear them in some 3rd world countries.

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by Niner Delta
Sun May 17, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: Liberty's Provenance:.....
Replies: 6
Views: 93

Re: Liberty's Provenance:.....

They kept breaking in half until they welded a wide steel band down both sides, but they sure kept
the supplies going to all the Allied forces. It was amazing how fast the shipyards could build one... :shock:


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