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Topic: The Thursday Nighters (26th April)
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/04/2012 22:07:01   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (26th April)
This Thursday night trip is to Moelwyn Zinc Mine if anyone fancies it?
I'm definitely available this week as I have a half day off booked ( ;D ), Simonrl is also free, so over to y'all.....
Topic: Thursday nighters (western dvision) 19/4/12
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/04/2012 13:31:51   Subject: Thursday nighters (western dvision) 19/4/12
I should be ok for tomorow night unless anything changes during the day (I have a 90tonne piling rig arriving here at 4am so lord knows how the day will pan out.... ;( ), and I'm working in Bangor so
Topic: Great Orme Trip
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/04/2012 21:44:59   Subject: Great Orme Trip
We'll need to do this trip in shifts! :o
Should be good fun....cant wait! :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/04/2012 21:38:43   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="simonrl"]
No, we were entirely un-adventurous. It was very wet in there and cold outside. I'd like to say this is atypical behavior for us, but I'd probably be lying :lol:[/quote]
Topic: Great Orme Trip
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/04/2012 17:33:56   Subject: Great Orme Trip
Count me in plese! :flowers:
GOES have been inviting me on and off for around 9 months but I'm always double booked :curse:
Can't wait! :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/04/2012 22:49:01   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
Great fun all round :thumbsup:
And you got Simonrl's new hat in the photo too ;)
Cracking picture as usual :thumbup:
Post up the rest ASAP :flowers:
Topic: SRT? why bother? try this!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2012 20:31:38   Subject: SRT? why bother? try this!
Oh...when you put it like that....simple! :lol:
Topic: SRT? why bother? try this!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2012 18:19:47   Subject: SRT? why bother? try this!
[quote="moocher"]O.M.G.....YES PLEASE.... :o[/quote]

OMG.....NOOOO WAAAAY :o
Topic: SRT? why bother? try this!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2012 11:22:26   Subject: SRT? why bother? try this!
[quote="simonrl"]OMG.

I wonder did they all use the same ropes or did everybody jump on their own?[/quote]

Heavily edited I hope..... :o

Do those camo suits look fam
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/04/2012 08:28:58   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
I'll be there, haven't been u/g for around 3 weeks ( :o ) so I can't wait! :thumbsup:
Topic: Easter weekend - N Wales
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2012 21:14:50   Subject: Easter weekend - N Wales
Busy Friday and Saturday (Easter egg hunt ;D ) but Sunday is looking ok? Early start and travel somewhere further afield? i'll have a think.... :blink:
Any news of the mythical Vanoord creature
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2012 19:10:40   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="simonrl"]It's something called the Life Foundation. No idea what they do there. But there's flame burning outside in a glass thingy, an eternal flame would you believe ;)
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2012 19:06:53   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="Llion"]
Thanks Simon, but that link only gives me Bangor grrr im working off my fone, pc is dead :( do I come through Bethesda ??[/quote]

Mate come past the lake, down Nan
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2012 17:06:16   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="skimble"][quote="sinker"]Skimble? :thumbup:[/quote]
I can't even get by to the centre of Bethesda by bus by 18:00 :curse:[/quote]

Would a door to door taxi service help? ;)
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2012 14:30:58   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
Well done, and thanks Roy :thumbsup:

Count me in :thumbsup:

Is there anywhere to park if you take the Roman Road down as far as the junction with the cycle track back towards P
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/03/2012 12:16:34   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="Llion"]
Ceunant is fine with me :thumbsup:

Phil, you need to go into Blaen y Cwm, loads to see, well worth the effort of getting damp feet
:lol:[/quote]

Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/03/2012 09:00:11   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 5th april
[quote="4737carlin"]Can you find out if there is any water in this mine to be waded through or if it is relatively dry, cheers Simon[/quote]

If it's wet I'll give you a piggy back!

Topic: Thursday nighters (western division)
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/03/2012 07:35:34   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division)
I shall be with you in spirit as I snore away happily in my warm, dry, comfy theatre seat >:(

See you next week, the 5th! :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 21/03/2012
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/03/2012 22:09:20   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 21/03/2012
Haha I was going to ask you about that tomorrow night....Singapore to Heathrow with your face glued to the window listening out for "creaking" sounds :lol: :lol: :lol:

Just hit the bar,
Topic: Thursday nighters (western division) 21/03/2012
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/03/2012 21:41:03   Subject: Thursday nighters (western division) 21/03/2012
Yep let's tick it off the list! Bwlch car park, at the start of the tramway?
:thumbup:
Could we make it around 1815 please as I'm travelling from the Airbus plant at Broughton and can't le
Topic: Dorothea Quarry
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/03/2012 17:35:29   Subject: Dorothea Quarry
[quote="davel"]I think I'll wait until I've seen the planning application before I decide whether it's good news or not.

Dave[/quote]

I agree. The area needs employment I agree,
Topic: The Thursday Nighters 15th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/03/2012 11:10:09   Subject: The Thursday Nighters 15th March
Unfortunately I am not available again this week, and I think Simonrl is away?

Next Thursday night (the 22nd) I will be free so if anyone has any suggestions? :thumbsup:

Topic: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/03/2012 20:37:41   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]
Maybe Thames Water would like to come and collect it? :lol:[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/03/2012 21:35:54   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
[quote="owaincbrown"]Do we want to finish Diffwys.....quote]

I would like to see it through as well, swimming it is no problem :thumbsup:

However I am indisposed again this Thur
Topic: cwmorthin slate quarry book on ebay
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2012 13:14:46   Subject: cwmorthin slate quarry book on ebay
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]It wasn't my own item, nor do I even know who the seller was Tony! I was just having a bit of fun (at the buyer's expence!).[/quote]

This is why I stick to "Buy it now
Topic: Milwr Tunnel Hydro Electric Proposal
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/03/2012 08:37:00   Subject: Milwr Tunnel Hydro Electric Proposal
[quote="Trewillan"]Surely a useful amount of electricity could be generated without plugging up anything.

Pipe the existing flow through a low head turbine?

The tariffs and subsi
Topic: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/03/2012 17:29:41   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
[quote="Llion"]

Hmmmmm wetsuits... i didnt say that :lol:[/quote]

Hmmmmm.......sounds like something that you WOULD say though! :lol:

Mine's ready whenever we fancy
Topic: Insulation & toilet bits for sale
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2012 09:27:32   Subject: Insulation & toilet bits for sale
[quote="Corin"]

Due to delivery errors – for sale

2 of white Porcelain Toilets ( no cisterns!)
2 lift up seats

[/quote]

:lol: :lol:

Take
Topic: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/03/2012 16:19:53   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
Yes, one boat that is "known to be good" would speed you up!
And guarantee no wet feet for Hymac ;)
If someone gets a boat then I will buy it off you next week to save for another day, as I
Topic: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/03/2012 17:39:50   Subject: The Thursday Nighters (Western Division) 8th March
Ok the subject of this week's Thursday Night Explore is "Finish Diffwys!"
A quick trip to explore the last flooded chamber and to recover all the "Rachels" ;)
Unfortunately Sinker Jnr has
Topic: Network Rail Archive
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/03/2012 09:58:36   Subject: Network Rail Archive
[quote="Lister"]

More bloody stuff to read :lol:

...Lister;~)[/quote]

You should get out more :lol: :lol: :lol:

Haven't seen you since that bl@@dy awful
Topic: What is this?
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2012 21:49:40   Subject: What is this?
[quote="grimwald"]could it be a shaft liner.??? :confused:[/quote]

:thumbsup: That's what I thought :thumbsup:
Topic: What is this?
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2012 19:46:01   Subject: What is this?
Odd....doesn't look like a boiler? Are the seperate sections bolted or welded together?
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/03/2012 17:45:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
Big white building in the square in Llan Ffestiniog :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/03/2012 12:42:10   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
[quote="Corin"]So we meet where? Nice community pub in Llan Ffestiniog......
[/quote]

Pengwern Arms, 1900hrs? Good for me, is that ok with everyone else?

Llion? Hymac? Simon
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/02/2012 06:00:14   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
Ok guys change the venue if you think it's best :lol:
I'm off to Cardiff now and won't be back until around 2300 so post something up to let me know if we're going somewhere else! :flowers:
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/02/2012 19:56:33   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
[quote="skimble"]I've just been looking at the Stables website, and it seems that Thursday night is music night. We'll have a Dixieland band and/or Cor Meibion y Moelwyn to entertain us. :o[/quote]<
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/02/2012 16:27:49   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
[quote="caveman mike"]why don't you come down bog mine with us lot from ucet :thumbsup: :thumbsup:[/quote]

Ahhh a tempting offer but we had already decided last week before the "Bog trip
Topic: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/02/2012 15:46:38   Subject: Thursday Nighters.....1st March.
A change of pace this week, for the Western Division at least!
Instead of a Thursday night explore, we decided that this week we would have a bit of a social evening in order to throw around some
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/02/2012 06:07:12   Subject: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
Sorry that I couldn't make it in the end (work-related deadlines to meet >:( ), but glad to hear that you had a good time :thumbsup:
Topic: Snowdonia Mines Access and Conservation Group Inaugural Meeting
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2012 19:02:49   Subject: Snowdonia Mines Access and Conservation Group Inaugural Meeting
[quote="Manicminer"]If Rhiwbach is on FC land near Penmachno then it's in Gwydyr Forest Park. This group is to control the access on FC land. If Rhiwbach is not on FC land then the group should not ha
Topic: going up Camborne Hill, one of them, anyway..
sinker

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/02/2012 16:26:38   Subject: going up Camborne Hill, one of them, anyway..
[quote="derrickman"]Camborne is quoted in some sources as being derived from the Cornish "Cambron" = crooked hill.[/quote]

Yep I believe that is correct. Cornish being very close to Welsh,
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/02/2012 20:30:35   Subject: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
[quote="NewStuff"][quote="caveman mike"]if any one fancy's an srt trip to the lower(middle) level bring your srt kit as i think some of our lads are doing it anyway.[/quote]

Should I give y
Topic: Mystery Object
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/02/2012 14:24:26   Subject: Mystery Object
[quote="NigelH"][quote="4737carlin"]The ervis could be Servis, who made washing machines and tumble driers, maybe it was to hang cloths on to dry ?[/quote]

That was my first thought too Car
Topic: New member
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 21/02/2012 08:20:24   Subject: New member
Hey Dave...or geezer....welcome to AN. Keep watching the site, particularly the Forum and things will drop into place! There are trips and visits cropping up regularly! :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2012 14:54:20   Subject: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
[quote="RockChick"]

See you all on Thrusday- i hope this place is big enough for us all!!
:lol:[/quote]

We going to try the "numbered ticket" system like they have at the b
Topic: 2011 Photo Competition - Results
sinker

Forum: The 2011 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 20/02/2012 10:54:10   Subject: 2011 Photo Competition - Results
Yes, congratulations to all winners :thumbsup:
Looking at the winning photos reminds me once again why I don't bother entering! :lol: :lol:
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2012 18:41:10   Subject: Thursday nighters 24th Feb
[quote="4737carlin"]Sounds great this trip, ill be there :)[/quote]

You missed a good one last Thursday, tell you all about it when I see you ;)
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2012 08:32:26   Subject: Thursday nighters 24th Feb
[quote="martymarty"]Plenty of people to guide you all through and we'll set up a few electrons to get to the lower level.
M.
[/quote]

Thanks mate :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters 23rd Feb
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2012 08:07:56   Subject: Thursday nighters 24th Feb
Thursday the 24th....? The 23rd even?? :lol: :lol: :flowers:

Meet here:

Druids pub, Llanferres.

http://www.thedruidinn.com/index.php?p=1_3_Contact

We dec
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