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Topic: The 2007 Aditnow Photography Competition
Wormster

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 28/09/2007 15:57:20   Subject: The 2007 Aditnow Photography Competition
[quote="simonrl"]Nice idea Wormster :) Will see to it sometime next week :thumbsup:

Edit - will do it after the judging though, as I wouldn't want judging to be influenced by chat about t
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2007 12:30:43   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
What do you call a female clown?

A clunt.

What's a clown's favourite dessert?

Mississippi Mud Custard Pie
Topic: The 2007 Aditnow Photography Competition
Wormster

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 28/09/2007 12:28:39   Subject: The 2007 Aditnow Photography Competition
Once the competition has closed would it be possible to create an albun so that we could see ALL of the entries, instead of having to look at individual entries??

(liking the new size of fo
Topic: Pelicases
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 21/09/2007 17:21:34   Subject: Pelicases
Modified my Darren Drum today.

I using evostick I put 2 layers* of karrymat inside.

* on the lid, base and round the belly.

[url]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/
Topic: Interesting Movie Clip
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 19/09/2007 19:05:12   Subject: Interesting Movie Clip
[quote="LAP"]
Tell us more...
[/quote]

Have you signed the DPsecrets disclaimer yet??

If you have we can tell you eh lads.
Topic: K(C)arabiners
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 19/09/2007 18:55:51   Subject: K(C)arabiners
[quote="Wyn"]

[link]Personal-Album-118-Image-002[linkphoto]Personal-Album-118-Image-002[/linkphoto][/link]

[/quote]

Nimrod, that's what I had in mind, I reckon you *co
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/09/2007 18:48:29   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Q, What do you call a pirate actor who is very popular?

A, Superstarrrrrrr!

:tongue:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/09/2007 16:31:28   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
What's a pirate's favorite song?

"We ARR! the champions!"

:lol:
Topic: K(C)arabiners
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 17/09/2007 22:45:05   Subject: K(C)arabiners
Nimrod,

just a thought, why not get some bicycle inner tube and wrap it around your cowstail and carabina to secure it in place, otherwise contact KNOWN on Dp JRatt sold him some dogy bits
Topic: Penrhyn Slate Mine
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/09/2007 19:21:09   Subject: Penrhyn Slate Mine
So,

Who's been down to Ogwen bank and taken wax crayons and paper to do rubbings on the bridge, there's loads of interesting graffiti (mostly carved by the quarrymen) on the parapets.
Topic: Dinorwig from the air
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/09/2007 19:13:20   Subject: Dinorwig from the air
But where is "The Man of Dinorwig's" hose then??
Topic: The open Quarry in 1974 (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/09/2007 20:37:39   Subject: The open Quarry in 1974 (photo)
[quote="grahami"]Yes. These were taken using a Zenith SLR with a 55mm lens (If I remember rightly). I found panoramas worked even better if you used a telephoto -
Graham[/quote]

AHHHH
Topic: Competition Entry- toadstone
Wormster

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 13/09/2007 20:31:08   Subject: Competition Entry- toadstone
Toadstone,

Welcome to the forum for starters,

'KIN FANGTASIC shots there matey, :thumbsup: you've obviously perserverd with the kiteborne photography.

I tried years
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 22:54:53   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
[quote="Wenders"]For sure mines are man made and would exist if not for smashing minerals out of them, but an abandonned mine is more than a trophy hunting ground for collectors, it's a historic monum
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 20:06:08   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Jagman,

Now why didn't I think of that, well done:o .

let's help Insonomia instead of putting him down.

I'm all for re-constructive archeology as long as its carried o
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 18:38:45   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
[quote="Wormster"]
[tweak]Done, but all you need do is select the link and click the URL button.[/tweak][/quote]

Thank you kind sir lesson learned. :oops:
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 18:32:12   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
About the only thing of use that i can come up with is this:

[url]http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MALACHITE-rough-natural-piece-Unpolished_W0QQitemZ330163123271QQihZ014QQcategoryZ3220QQssPageNameZWDV
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 18:29:09   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
[quote="Isonomia"]As for the comment about not taking minerals from a mine - it's a bit rich afterall if it wasn't for people taking minerals from the mine there wouldn't be a mine ... on the other ha
Topic: Reconoitring a Copper mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2007 18:10:31   Subject: Reconoitring a Copper mine
"Take Nothing but PICTURES, Leave nothing but FOOTPRINTS, Kill nothing but TIME!" :curse:

Mineral collecting is frowned upon in most mine exploring circles.
Topic: Quiet
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2007 18:08:02   Subject: Quiet
All surface working unfunortunatly Barney,

Tho next time I'm in Kent underground exploration WILL happen. :thumbup:
Topic: Quiet
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2007 20:01:23   Subject: Quiet
Been down in deepest darkest kent, playing with chainsaws, lighting bonfires in the dark and learning how to reverse a tractor mower and trailer..........all bloddy good fun :o :o
Topic: Oxfordshire
Wormster

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 03/09/2007 23:05:36   Subject: Oxfordshire
No worries Barney, its my home county so any more Q's pass them my way.
Topic: Oxfordshire
Wormster

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 03/09/2007 15:46:52   Subject: Oxfordshire
Not a great deal in Oxfordshire,

Though you would have to include Rock Edge, Headington, old opencast coralian limestone workings

Lat 51 45' 13.4" N
long 1 12' 17.1" W
Topic: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 19:07:20   Subject: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
[quote="Manicminer"][quote="jagman"]

Adit, as in add-it.
Every other way is wrong
;D [/quote]

As a miner I have to agree 100% :thumbsup: [/quote]

totally 10
Topic: Say hello!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 19:04:17   Subject: Say hello!
[quote="Darkstar"]Hello....[/quote]

OOOHHHH hello you.
Topic: Rhosydd-Slate-Mine-29-04-1999-Image-005 (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/08/2007 13:11:52   Subject: Rhosydd-Slate-Mine-29-04-1999-Image-005 (photo)
My finepix 5500 goes up to 15 seconds on open shutter.

Not been used in anger u/g tho'

perhaps soon it will tho.
Topic: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 12:49:48   Subject: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
[quote="Clunk"]Actually, I wrote that.[/quote]

yup, :oops: I noticed that and edited my post accordingly.
Topic: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 12:48:06   Subject: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
ok here's one for you welsh natives:

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch
Topic: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 12:45:16   Subject: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
[quote="Clunk"]

how about Pibwrlwyd?[/quote]

AGGGGHHH not those tounge twisting welsh names, all spit and gargle :curse:
Topic: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 11:55:51   Subject: How do you prounounce the word 'adit'?
how do you pronounce adit??

Me I say it loke this:

adit as in "You've 'ad it now nipper."
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/08/2007 15:00:12   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Wenders"]
Condoms!!!


Imagine if all the major brands started selling their own condoms and kept their original tag-lines...

Sainsbury condoms - making life tas
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/08/2007 11:29:30   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Here's a truly heartwarming story about the bond formed between a little 5-year-old girl and some coal miners that makes you believe that we CAN make a difference when we give a child the gift of our
Topic: Big Chamber (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/08/2007 14:31:13   Subject: Big Chamber (photo)
'kin 'uge is the phrase that springs to mind :o
Topic: Say hello!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/08/2007 14:28:24   Subject: Say hello!
'Ello all its little 'ol me!
Topic: Pelicases
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 18/08/2007 21:26:11   Subject: Pelicases
[quote="Nimrod"]Sorry for the delay, the model Iuse is the 1150[/quote]

Thanks Nimrod, now I've just got to convince SWIMBO that the purchase price is worth it (mind you I did feed my last
Topic: Beans and bacon Mixed Mine
Wormster

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/08/2007 13:30:36   Subject: Beans and bacon Mixed Mine
Think there's a treacle mine somewhere in Wiltshire.
Topic: Pelicases
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 16/08/2007 16:00:13   Subject: Pelicases
Nimrod, which pelicase have you got?

am thinking of getting one and yours looks about the right size for a digital sub compact (fugi finepix 5500).
Topic: Competition Entry - Wormster
Wormster

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 14/08/2007 12:30:22   Subject: Competition Entry - Wormster
[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal-Album-34-Image-002/[/img]



[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal-Album-34-Image-003/[/img]
Topic: Quiet
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2007 16:33:00   Subject: Quiet
[quote="simonrl"][quote="Wormster"]S'because loads of us are descending on the North Wales area for a few days out.[/quote]

Good point Wormster. Let's hope there's loads to talk about when
Topic: Quiet
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2007 16:23:20   Subject: Quiet
S'because loads of us are descending on the North Wales area for a few days out.
Topic: McAlpine / Penrhyn Quarry - Sale / Fraud case
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/08/2007 15:45:41   Subject: BREAKING NEWS: McAlpine slate up for sale!
[quote="merddinemrys"]Will anyone lend me some money to buy it please?[/quote]

Perhaps if we have a whipround at the big bash, we might be able to scrape together enuff to put in a reasonab
Topic: Mining term: Decking
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/07/2007 21:12:58   Subject: Mining term: Decking
[quote="Nimrod"]I suppose this is bound to have happened to someone at some time. [/quote]

Have a word with the Birdman or drainrat on Dp i think they might have a story to tell.
Topic: The weather
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/07/2007 22:17:22   Subject: The weather
[quote="Vanoord"]Whether or not we can blame the recent collapses in Croesor on the weather, I don't know - but if more water than usual is dripping down through into the mine and washing away granule
Topic: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
Wormster

Forum: North America   Posted: 22/07/2007 19:16:55   Subject: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
[quote="Nimrod"]Its in Utah state, USA not far from Salt Lake City ;D [/quote]

That reminds me of a joke, I'll tell you at the Big bash if I remember. :o
Topic: Picture quiz...
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/07/2007 18:03:13   Subject: Picture quiz...
Somewhere oppp norf
Topic: Wooden carving of miner's head
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2007 18:18:28   Subject: Wooden carving of miner's head
Oh wow that's cool.
Topic: Mines/Quarries and the Welsh Language
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/07/2007 09:39:39   Subject: Mines/Quarries and the Welsh Language
[quote="Wyn"](Rachub being just one street originally).[/quote]

Ahh yes I remember that and my brother used to live at the end of High Street.
Topic: Dictionary of Terms
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2007 18:49:38   Subject: Dictionary of Terms
[quote="simonrl"]Hehe ;) Well done Wormster :thumbsup:

IOU 1 mars bar :)

Seriously though, I hope this feature keeps growing and is of use to people...[/quote]

I'll
Topic: Dictionary of Terms
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2007 18:43:44   Subject: Dictionary of Terms
HAHA,

DONE. :thumbsup:
Topic: Fixed aids vs traditional
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/07/2007 23:43:39   Subject: Fixed aids vs traditional
[quote="jagman"]It can be argued thgat without some fixed aids there are lots of things that will never be seen[/quote]

True Jagman, however in the context of this trip, SOMEBODY spent MONE
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