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Posts by Wormster

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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
Topic: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/07/2007 09:55:50   Subject: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
Yup that's the place.

Also managed to get inside Faslane and Rosyth dockyards as well.

its amazing how having a cousin who was a high ranking officer can open doors for you. :thu
Topic: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/07/2007 16:50:44   Subject: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
Weelll Vanoord let's put it this way, it had something to do with megatons of "Instant Sunshine".
Topic: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/07/2007 21:52:55   Subject: 10 Sites To See Before You Die
HMMMM,

Its SO secret I'm not going to tell y'all other than its on the west coast of Scotland................................... went there when I was a nipper, didn't realize what i was se
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2007 17:38:37   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
A woman dies and goes to heaven. She arrives at the pearly gates and is greeted by Saint Peter. There are a few people waiting, so she strikes up a conversation with him. Just then, she hears a blood
Topic: Mining term: Mochyn
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2007 14:28:02   Subject: Mining term: Mochyn
Thought Mochyn was welsh for Pig
Topic: Croesor Fan House 1978 (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/06/2007 14:09:08   Subject: Croesor Fan House 1978 (photo)
Oh yes,

I remember as a sprog walking past when it looked like this.

I often wondndered what was in the hole but now i know.

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thum
Topic: Compton Martin Working weekend.
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/06/2007 20:21:28   Subject: Compton Martin Working weekend.
Link to a "Liability's" working bash:

[url]http://www.darkplaces.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=79047#79047[/url]

(could this bit be "tweaked" please)

[tweak]Done so! Fo
Topic: Via Ferrata
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 07/06/2007 16:30:21   Subject: Via Ferrata
oooh you lucky so and so, :devil:

i've been wanting to have a bash at fear ferrata for yonks.
Topic: Graig Ddu 'Car Gwyllt' (photo)
Wormster

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 04/06/2007 13:10:01   Subject: Graig Ddu 'Car Gwyllt' (photo)
Looks a fun if not hairy way to get home at the end of the day :ohmygod:
Topic: Hello, I'm new here!
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 29/05/2007 20:58:50   Subject: Hello, I'm new here!
Hi I'm Wormster 'n I like all kinds of undergroundness.
Topic: Harnesses
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 13/05/2007 10:08:25   Subject: Harnesses
Yeah I got one too. Not used it much but it's very nice, well worth the money, just make sure you order a big D malion with it as it don't come with one![/quote]

Yeah They don't come with a
Topic: Penrhyn Glas, Trefor & Nefyn Quarries
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/04/2007 10:50:06   Subject: Penrhyn Glas, Trefor & Nefyn Quarries
Trefor quarry's a nice bimble, loadsa intact (if gutted) buildings, engine houses, workmans shelters etc.

Watch out for the KILLER goats tho. :thumbsup:
Topic: Clearwell Caves
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/04/2007 16:40:14   Subject: Clearwell Caves
An optical illusion really, a triangular lump of rock that when you round a corner looks like its held up by a match. :lol:
Topic: Clearwell Caves
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/04/2007 11:34:17   Subject: Clearwell Caves
Did you see the "Sword of Damocles", did the through trip about 15 years ago, in the hole in the ground by the tree in the field and out the main entrance 'twas brill though swimbo didn't and has not
Topic: Abberllefenni
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/04/2007 17:52:25   Subject: Abberllefenni
No I'm stood in front of the red object and looking down,

Its about 350ft I reckon
Topic: Abberllefenni
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2007 20:17:00   Subject: Abberllefenni
Jagman, have a look I think you know what's gone up
Topic: Conglog SQ
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2007 19:40:35   Subject: Conglog SQ
[quote="LAP"] Since the material is quite damp, not too much. Take a ***** * pickaxe![/quote]

Why not some of Dr Noble's Linctus far easyer to carry :o
Topic: Abberllefenni
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2007 09:46:57   Subject: Abberllefenni
[quote="LAP"] You do of cource mean "can i use the scanner"? :o [/quote]

NO :curse: There's a particular photo that I'm thinking of :tongue:
Topic: Abberllefenni
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/03/2007 21:41:56   Subject: Abberllefenni
[quote="LAP"] nice pics - wormster! ;D [/quote]

Yeah there's more BUT only if you ask nicely and JAGMAN says yes (he knows what I'm going to post) :devil:
Topic: Abberllefenni
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/03/2007 18:33:37   Subject: Abberllefenni
The chambers are indeed of the order of 600 feet from top to bottom, the adit is at mid level. I'm not going to say anymore about it just at the moment tho...... :devil:
Topic: Favorite Slate Mine
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/03/2007 20:16:56   Subject: Favorite Slate Mine
HMMM tricky, Crtt for the trip rather than the remains, Mainoffern for the remains and r** C***e area for the sheer size of the chambers. I know I'm being a pigge but I like them all for different rea
Topic: Now then...
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 23/03/2007 13:32:23   Subject: Now then...
Cheeky:tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

now I know where the added monkey is:

ITS YOU VANOORD

I shall be sending you a rooten fish for you to hang up in your dungeon. :devil
Topic: Now then...
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 23/03/2007 10:58:15   Subject: Now then...
Where's the added monkeys then ;)

I've looked everywhere and I can't see them ;(
Topic: New Features
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 15/03/2007 12:08:56   Subject: New features
Must say this is a refreshing forum, still in its infancy let's watch the baby grow :thumbup: :thumbup:
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