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Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/01/2017 10:56:52   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
[quote="royfellows"]

....just tried it.

It was burning my hand after about 20 seconds and left a weird after feeling, I still have this as I am typing.

[/quote]
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Topic: Righting photographs
sinker

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 14:03:26   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="royfellows"]

.....every camera I buy comes with a disk, which I just throw in the bin.

[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :thumbup:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/01/2017 20:56:53   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="royfellows"]

Can I use this joke on my website Sinker?

[/quote]

You can have that one on me Roy :thumbup:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/01/2017 20:12:46   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Man sends a text to his next-door neighbour:

“Dave, I’m sorry. I’ve been riddled with guilt for months and I have to confess something to you. Dave, I have been helping myself to your wife
Topic: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2017 20:28:43   Subject: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
[quote="4737carlin"]

Sounds interesting :thumbup:

[/quote]

You sank and lost a wellie last time we went there....;)
And that was just on the walk up! :lol: :lol:<
Topic: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine (mine)
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/01/2017 08:19:40   Subject: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine (mine)
[quote="lazyjason"]

By the way; anyone in my area that's going anywhere "down under" at some time in the not to distant??

[/quote]

Check out the "Thursday Nighters" th
Topic: HSE Consultation
sinker

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 12/01/2017 18:50:33   Subject: HSE Consultation
[quote="royfellows"][quote="Morlock"]Diesel should obviously be the fuel of choice, much safer than petrol.[/quote]

HSE would probably go with that OK.[/quote]

No! Not diesel!
Topic: HSE Consultation
sinker

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 12/01/2017 16:42:19   Subject: HSE Consultation
[quote="ebgb"]

a single line!

"ensuring risks to members of the public are being properly controlled at tourist and leisure sites"

[/quote]

Notice how all n
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2017 16:28:16   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017

Not going to make it tonight guys, sorry.

Had a "concrete pour from hell" today and we are running a little late. Won't be away from site until 18.00 and then I think I have a large G
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2017 13:11:30   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017
[quote="danswift"]Any snow in ffestiniog?[/quote]

Mick says it melting and turning to slush :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/01/2017 12:49:57   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 12th January 2017
We do mine, quarry, pub and Indian restaurant trips!!
Topic: Whinestone in Cwmorthin etc
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/01/2017 13:30:23   Subject: Whinestone in Cwmorthin etc
[quote="crickleymal"]Having read the title I now have a Country and Western song running through my head ??[/quote]

"Like a Whinestone Cowboy
Widing out on a horse
In a star-spang
Topic: Cwmorthin OVI Head
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2017 20:10:45   Subject: Cwmorthin OVI Head
[quote="ant89"][quote="sinker"][quote="ant89"][quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Great work. It can't have been much fun lugging those in![/quote]

We had a home made trolley made specially for the
Topic: Cwmorthin OVI Head
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2017 18:44:36   Subject: Cwmorthin OVI Head
[quote="ant89"][quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Great work. It can't have been much fun lugging those in![/quote]

We had a home made trolley made specially for the purpose, still hard work but o
Topic: Cwmorthin OVI Head
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2017 11:24:44   Subject: Cwmorthin OVI Head
Photo? ;D
Topic: Slate splitting tools
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2017 08:49:04   Subject: Slate splitting tools
[quote="Margot"][quote="sinker"]
The roof on my new extension will need a few thousand slates, so get started! :lol:[/quote]

I could bring you all the slate I find on my pillow on a ty
Topic: Slate splitting tools
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/01/2017 23:26:13   Subject: Slate splitting tools
[quote="Blober"]I'm a leftie me! :lol:

Sounds fun to me :thumbsup:[/quote]

Thought you were.....I have both :thumbup:
Topic: Slate splitting tools
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/01/2017 22:55:41   Subject: Slate splitting tools
Hammer, bolsters, slate axes (left and right handed...which are you?), bench iron and a piece of old carpet! :thumbup:

Got it all in the shed here! Will bring it out on Thursday and you ca
Topic: Hello
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/01/2017 12:45:00   Subject: Hello
[quote="Llanigraham"]

Advice please:
Would it be better to open a thread in another section?
How do you post photos on here?

[/quote]

Hi. Keep the thread go
Topic: Hello
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/01/2017 23:25:35   Subject: Hello
[quote="Llanigraham"]Everything that is visible.
Even got a listing for a well![/quote]

Sounds like a dream job! Good luck and enjoy it!
Will NRW allow you to post photos on this
Topic: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/01/2017 21:13:07   Subject: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
[quote="emjon"]Thanks very much for the NWMAT donation; for organising and to those who nominated.

This will cover service and repairs to 240v generator on the Mobile Museum and other works
Topic: Cleaning Crabs
sinker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 03/01/2017 11:06:25   Subject: Cleaning Crabs
Cut the legs and claws off, crack the body open, scoop out the white meat, mix with Thousand Island Dressing, put back in the shell, 2 minutes under the grill, sprig of parsley, job done.

O
Topic: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/01/2017 21:26:00   Subject: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
[quote="BenA"]

As it happens it was not uncommon to find incendiary bombs in the slate quarries above glynrhonwy. Hard to find now though....

[/quote]

Found these a f
Topic: (Pub!) Happy 2017!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2017 01:41:25   Subject: (Pub!) Happy 2017!
[quote="Blober"]

May 2017 be full of new ground, locos in full steam, calcified horses, finding the fabled 'bar' and finally discovering the strategic steam reserve. :thumbsup:

[
Topic: Thursday Nighters December 29th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/12/2016 19:43:45   Subject: Thursday Nighters December 29th
[quote="SimonRL"]

Your name is mud :lol: :lol:[/quote]

.....over half of North Wales and large tracts of western Norway too, I'm sure...:( :surrender:
Topic: Thursday Nighters December 29th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/12/2016 18:44:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters December 29th
We all know who is to blame for this recent outbreak.....and I did try to warn you all!! Sorry....:-[ :flowers:
Topic: Thursday Nighters December 29th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/12/2016 16:36:19   Subject: Thursday Nighters December 29th
Aye...postponed my Shrewsbury mini-break as we are all full of bugs/cold/flu and its taking ages to shake off.

Have fun. :thumbup:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2016 21:30:24   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="hymac580c"]

......Thanks for organising it Phil.
Nadolig llawen....

[/quote]

Croeso John. Mrs Sinker says hello. See you soon in 2017 :thumbup:

Topic: Thursday Nighters 22nd December
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2016 12:10:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters 22nd December
[quote="RAMPAGE"]

.....My brother is making a short-notice visit from New York...

Dig 2 will have to wait, probably until 2017 now!

[/quote]

Can he dig?? :l
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2016 00:16:54   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Great to see you all, thanks for coming! Went smoothly in the end didn't it! Added bonus of knowing that we kept the Royal Oak in business for another day at least! :lol:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/12/2016 12:42:39   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="TheBogieman"]Think cat is off the menu tonight, it could be catastrophic even mentioning it...

See you all later, hope we don't have to cat-fight our way through protesters to get i
Topic: Delicate excavation Goodies Revealed
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/12/2016 11:52:53   Subject: Delicate excavation Goodies Revealed
[quote="Paul Marvin"]

Bloomin heck I have just clocked the price of them now :o

[/quote]

£10.49!!! Ye Gods!! How did I ever afford a 40/day habit??!?
Gave up 14
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 23:08:55   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="Donstuart"]

Phil, sadly I have a poorly wife who won't be able to come :( :(.

If anyone wants to add a last minute extra body to the meal then there's going to be a spare
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 21:44:56   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="Llion"]

:(:(:( Afraid I cant make it, Mrs been off this week and has to be in and cover next week :(:(:(

[/quote]

Shame :( Paid a poeni brawd. Tud allan efo n
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 21:37:28   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="TheBogieman"][quote="RAMPAGE"]Ok will be at stables for 7 :)

Any dress code? Black tie? Evil clown? Birthday suits?[/quote]

Smart cas does just fine, Miles.

Th
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 21:12:11   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
[quote="pingu"]

On a personal note, I was going to bolt/pre rig Hafod Uchaf in readiness for New Year's Day trip, (with Zen and Drew). Was going to spend Christmas Eve at Pen y Ffridd!
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 20:52:31   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="RAMPAGE"]

Ok will be at stables for 7 :)

[/quote]

Stables at 19.00hrs, but feel free to be there earlier!
Kitchen will be ready for us ~ 20.00hrs.
A
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 20:30:10   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
God dag!

I have returned from the Norwegian wilderness!
Meet in the bar at 1900, dinner at 2000.

Any problems, let me know!

Tusen takk,

Phil. :thumbsup
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/12/2016 18:23:32   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Agree. Stick with the Royal Oak. Unbelievably sad, upsetting and, not to say, bizarre situation that they find themselves in. My mind is fully boggled :(
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/12/2016 19:42:39   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="Moorebooks"]I was going to come along and stay the night, I was bringing my Dog but they were so anti seems to me no pet is safe!!

Mike[/quote]

There are other places in
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/12/2016 16:22:02   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!

Erm....Maenan Abbey anyone....? ;(
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/12/2016 19:59:57   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
[quote="Owt"]

Nice one, I would like to visit there again.

[/quote]

Me too. Go Clive!
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/12/2016 18:19:40   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Bumping the thread up again guys!

Any more before I update the venue?

We have a bit of spare capacity if anyone else fancies it?

Any lost souls out there who haven't s
Topic: 2016 Competition entry
sinker

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 05/12/2016 20:46:43   Subject: 2016 Competition entry
All good but love the third. :thumbup:
Topic: Parys Mining Development
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/12/2016 07:08:35   Subject: Parys Mining Development
[quote="Grumpytramp"]

...latest drilling programme will discover the Copper equivalent of the Yukon ......... valued in pennies :oops:

[/quote]

The Copper is there al
Topic: Parys Mining Development
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/11/2016 19:50:03   Subject: Parys Mining Development
[quote="grahami"][quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="sinker"]Hmmm. .....it would look grand in my garden ??[/quote]

Cwmorthin needs a head-frame.[/quote]

Whatever for ?:):):)

Gra
Topic: Parys Mining Development
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/11/2016 16:50:47   Subject: Parys Mining Development
Hmmm. Afraid it was a scam back in 1988 and has been ever since. The only financially viable means of extraction would be a drift straight in to the mountain from the Rhosybol direction and the planne
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2016 23:03:25   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="T666jay"]Sinker did you get my email with the menu selections[/quote]

Yeah got it thanks mate :thumbup:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2016 18:39:21   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="pingu"]Salmon starter, turkey main course, Xmas pud, for me please! ??[/quote]

Will Piglit be joining you mate?
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2016 18:27:22   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
[quote="RAMPAGE"]I think I'll be able to make it. I'll cough up the 22.50 for my place if I'm unable to attend. 85% sure I will but won't know for sure until just before.

As for menu, err,
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