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Topic: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2020 15:14:35   Subject: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
[quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]Copywrite holder spoken to before upload.[/quote]

Great. :thumbup:
Perhaps a credit to the copyright holder and a statement declaring who owns that
Topic: Sten
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/02/2020 19:27:51   Subject: Sten
[quote="SimonRL"]

….I'm not in the UK at the moment....

[/quote]

You're in the EU though. How's that feel? :blink:


Topic: Subsidence: Books wanted.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/02/2020 17:19:30   Subject: Subsidence: Books wanted.
[quote="AdM Michael"]The book is now available as pdf.[/quote]

That's great Michael. Lost my copy years ago but reading through the PDF brings it all back to me :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/02/2020 15:05:24   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.
[quote="FreddoChomp"]

Shall i sweet talk the missus to make some cake for us:lol:

[/quote]

In Pingu's absence (away on tour, hence no cake...) I was hoping to lose a s
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/02/2020 18:28:01   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.
[quote="TwllMawr"]

Afon Ddu?

[/quote]

Not for long!

"Afon Rhyw Fath o Piws" I would think :lol:

Topic: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/02/2020 10:47:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 6th February.

Something "different"....:blink:

Meet up at 1815 here:

https://zoom.earth/#view=53.173562,-3.830241,16z/layers=crosshairs

Some parking spaces on both sides of th
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/01/2020 18:22:22   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
[quote="royfellows"]

http://www.cambrianmines.co.uk/board.htm

[/quote]

:lol: :thumbsup:
Topic: Private Messages
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/01/2020 12:59:33   Subject: Private Messages
[quote="solway cragrat"][quote="sinker"]I think they sit in the "outbox" until the recipient has read it, then it Moves to the "sent" box.

* I think! *

That is certainly how min
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 30th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/01/2020 07:16:23   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 30th January.
Continuing a theme...

SRT? Nah...although you never know.

New Ground? Maybe...

Not on the map? We've lost the map as well as the plot.

Adventure? Excitemen
Topic: Roy on torches
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/01/2020 17:05:35   Subject: Roy on torches
[quote="royfellows"]

...there has to be catch. Yes, a big one.

Sold as a keyfob torch there is no way that you can get a keyring to go through the tiny bracket.

The b
Topic: Tipton coal mine portal (photo)
sinker

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/01/2020 08:02:48   Subject: Tipton coal mine portal (photo)
I'm much younger and computers are a mystery to me too ;)

Click the image to open it.

"Save as" or similar. Save it somewhere convenient.

Open it from wherever its sav
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
sinker

Forum: North East England   Posted: 21/01/2020 06:09:41   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="John Lawson"]I see that Anglo American have offered 5.5p a share for this company, hopefully many contributors have not bought at a higher price![/quote]

I'm up by nearly 500% in pl
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2020 20:00:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.
[quote="TwllMawr"]

I hope to have dryer feet than the last couple of Thursday evenings! :thumbsup::thumbsup: :lol:

[/quote]

I take you to all the best places.... ;)
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2020 20:36:35   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.

SRT? yes....:thumbup:

New Ground? Maybe...it is for me...:thumbup:

Not on the map? Definitely not! :thumbup:

Adventure? Excitement? Of course! :thumbup:

Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
sinker

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2020 17:41:19   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
[quote="royfellows"]:lol::lol::lol:

At his best![/quote]

Wind him up and watch him go. :lol:
Topic: Croesor
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/01/2020 11:29:04   Subject: Croesor
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]

I'd be happy to do another litter pick in there. I agree with Chris that the CoH is disgusting. However I suspect that the canoe means fewer dinghies are now bein
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 16th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/01/2020 23:04:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 16th January.
[quote="FreddoChomp"]

Catch you there !

[/quote]

Nice one Freddo :thumbup:

I now have TWO new faces joining us :)
Topic: Underground Mines and Caverns
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 13/01/2020 09:07:27   Subject: Underground Mines and Caverns
[quote="legendrider"]

The Tavern in the Cavern! :thumbup:

MARK[/quote]

"Wine in the Mine"
Topic: Croesor
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2020 11:37:10   Subject: Croesor
[quote="alex17595"]

My mate had the kayak out of the skip at his work but he assures me it floats :lol:

[/quote]

Try it out on a river closer to home before lugging it
Topic: Croesor
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2020 11:24:17   Subject: Croesor
[quote="legendrider"]

NB I would take a massive pinch of salt with any nautical advice dispensed by someone called "Sinker" :lol: :tongue:

[/quote]

But if you need a
Topic: Croesor
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2020 09:40:52   Subject: Croesor
[quote="Llion"]
:lol::lol: didn't realise you meant locking up the kayak :-[[/quote]

:lol: :thumbup:

Is a kayak a lot of use in there? A Canadian would be better? Take more
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 16th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/01/2020 20:51:19   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 16th January.
An old favourite with a new twist?

Meet here:

https://zoom.earth/#view=53.126882,-3.85022,16z/layers=crosshairs

at 1815.

SRT essential for this one please
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/01/2020 18:53:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
[quote="pingu"]

…...more cake! :angel:

[/quote]








https://www.weightwatchers.com/uk/

:lol:
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
sinker

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/01/2020 19:37:32   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]

A wide tie knot and pointy shoes...…

[/quote]


Totally :offtopic: but.... :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Private Messages
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/01/2020 13:38:17   Subject: Private Messages
I think they sit in the "outbox" until the recipient has read it, then it Moves to the "sent" box.

* I think! *

That is certainly how mine appears to operate. I certainly receiv
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2020 20:05:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
[quote="sinker"][quote="TwllMawr"]Hope you've kept some Cacen for it.:thumbsup:[/quote]

Jeeez...we all had a slice last night and there's STILL half of it left!! :lol::lol:[/quote]

Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2020 20:02:42   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
[quote="TwllMawr"]Hope you've kept some Cacen for it.:thumbsup:[/quote]

Jeeez...we all had a slice last night and there's STILL half of it left!! :lol::lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2020 17:34:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.

Something new this week.

Meet here:

https://zoom.earth/#view=53.126882,-3.85022,16z/layers=crosshairs

at 1815.

Bring SRT kit, although not essential.
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2020 17:27:12   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Good trip guys :thumbup:
Even the weather couldn't spoil that one; cheers!
Good to meet you Freddo. :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/01/2020 16:45:03   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
No worries. May only be 3 of us and in view of the weather, which I'm told is currently "doing a Blaenau", it may be a short trip. A short, wet, cold, miserable trip :lol: :lol:

But other t
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/01/2020 22:03:42   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Yes Freddo, very welcome to come along but FFS please DON'T bring cake :o ....Pingu will have MORE than enough! We barely made a dent in it the other day :lol: :lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/12/2019 19:42:14   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
[quote="pingu"]

…..cacen arbennig post trip? :angel:

[/quote]

Yes. Save whatever is left of that Christmas cake :thumbup:

Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/12/2019 19:15:26   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Onwards and....downwards....?

First ThursdayNighters trip of 2020 :thumbup:

This will be a game of at least three halves, possibly four... :blink:
Meet here:

Topic: Merry Christmas 2019
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2019 08:47:01   Subject: Merry Christmas 2019

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda i pawb :thumbsup:

Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2019 23:58:14   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!

Thanks all for coming along and having a lovely, fun, chilled-out evening as usual; one of the highlights of the year :thumbup:

Right then; lets have photos of everyone using their se
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2019 16:07:40   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
6pm to 6.30 ish around approximately in that ball park !? :blink::blink: :thumbup:
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/12/2019 12:24:10   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]I second that emotion. (Tap & Spile) :thumbup:[/quote]

Tap & Spiel it is then? :thumbup:
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/12/2019 12:22:27   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
[quote="Margot"]Hello!
The Bellevue is busy and noisy!

You remember the time the TN fled there from the unbearable Glôb.[/quote]

How very dare you insult my two favourite pu
Topic: Cwm Cynfal copper mine
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/12/2019 22:06:12   Subject: Cwm Cynfal copper mine
[quote="dtyson"]I think Pat's assessment is accurate and pretty damning!

I hope to go to the site and take a few photos tomorrow and get accurate grid references of the features. I may try
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2019 15:02:41   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries

Ordered thanks. Collect it when I see you cheers :thumbup:

Topic: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2019 18:56:03   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries

Hadn't even had time to think about it until now but happy to go with COMRU and CATMHS :thumbup:
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/11/2019 10:48:29   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
2 spaces free if there are any last minute stragglers.

Can I have menu choices by the end of play Friday 29th please?
I've had most so apologies to those well organised individuals :t
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 21st November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/11/2019 15:16:08   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 21st November

Apologies people; I won't make it tonight.
Surprise surprise eh...? >:(
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 21st November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2019 15:48:54   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 21st November
[quote="danswift"]

Is there access to the upper levels? as those seem well barred off.

[/quote]

Some yes, some no. Too much to describe and not all of it yet surveyed
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 14th November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2019 11:09:38   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 14th November
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Great trip! And not nearly as cold as expected. :o[/quote]

Sorry I missed you guys, I was running late as discussed but in the end didn't get away from here until
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 14th November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/11/2019 22:57:01   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 14th November

I'm in :thumbsup:
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
sinker

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/11/2019 16:07:39   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="sinker"]
Well I haven't exactly bet the ranch on it but I've put a few quid in. I'm already up by over 0.6p per share. :lol:
[/quote]

But seriously...I'm not bothered abou
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
sinker

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/11/2019 15:45:05   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals

Well I haven't exactly bet the ranch on it but I've put a few quid in. I'm already up by over 0.6p per share. :lol:
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/11/2019 10:51:30   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Jay + 1 can't make it unfortunately. Next year mate :flowers:

A bit of spare capacity if any stragglers want to join us?

Cut off date Friday 15th :thumbup:

Topic: Thursday Nighters - 7th November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/11/2019 14:24:03   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 7th November
Wwwww.….sounds intriguing.....I'm in! :thumbsup:

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