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Posts by Wormster

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Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2013 17:04:15   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="Peter Burgess"]It may seem like we have strayed off topic a tad[/quote]

Seeing as we're on page 3 of this thread I think "internet forum, rule 37" applies!

:offtopic:
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2013 06:59:16   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="50shadesofgreen"]
If I aimed to be back overground about 6pm. I would normally suggest not calling out the cavalry until midnight ? Is that too long ?
[/quote]

Far too lon
Topic: Croesor Fan House
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/11/2013 06:59:38   Subject: Croesor Fan House
Just been asked a question:

Does anybody know exactly how the ventilation fan was powered? - I suspect it was with a large electric motor, but I'm hoping some sage out there will have the d
Topic: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/11/2013 00:48:22   Subject: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Oh I remember Croesor when the fan house was working, the trains going in and out and the Mill building still standing, its a shame to see it in the state it is now, decayed, crumbling and abandoned -
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/11/2013 00:27:49   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="Bigjobs"]
As The Kwan has said, I'll happily answer any serious questions you may have, if you'll answer some i may have too[/quote]

Fire away then, I've done the trip at least
Topic: Hello from Oxfordshire
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/11/2013 17:15:07   Subject: Hello from Oxfordshire
Windrush Ay?? yeah been and looked at that, not much to see in reality, the abandoned hotel just back up the A40 is better along with the abandoned airfield a mile or so up the road on the opposite si
Topic: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2013 14:29:47   Subject: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
[quote="ChrisJC"]Leave it - let nature take its course. It will win, it is inevitable. Like Canute trying to hold back the sea......

Chris.
[/quote]

Have to agree with Chris
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/09/2013 17:08:02   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="Moorebooks"]You mean 28 days later :curse:[/quote]

Even they've growed a brane over the last few years!!
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/09/2013 01:09:44   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="muddy686"]
On a related note to sealed mines: there's a band of "rogue" cavers who go about "liberating" sealed caves! They argue the landowner owns the land and access but not what lies
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/09/2013 23:00:00   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="John Mason"]Crown Dave/Roy, from what I understand.[/quote]

S'right, Lizze and Phil the Greek don't want the great unwashed getting our hands on the Welsh Gold! - whatever next, sla
Topic: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2013 17:28:13   Subject: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
I have pulled the photos from the correct places, and, not form my personal album.

Box - Just off the Catherderal:

[link]Box-Bath-Stone-Mine-User-Album-Image-92123[linkphoto]Box-
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine photos
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 09/09/2013 17:06:47   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine photos
[quote="ttxela"]
Pictures 3,6 & 11 don't look like the silica mine? OFD perhaps?[/quote]

Deffo OFD - Numpties, I do wish if these ca$h hungry photographers would get the right places w
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/09/2013 10:58:03   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
[quote="derrickhand"]Very hypothetical question....[/quote]

BUT one that needs answering.

I feel that in order to satisfy everyone it will be long, protracted and complicated!
Topic: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/09/2013 10:55:38   Subject: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
CMT - looks like Roy needs a good steak dinner and a few pints of Guinness!
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/2013 21:36:24   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
got it cheers
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/09/2013 21:34:38   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
I don't care for all this political and ranting nonsense, its some where I hope to see one day............but as it is I expect I'll have to wait a while...........oh welll :zzz:
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/2013 17:13:00   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Simon, did you get those Drakelow snaps I sent you?
Topic: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/08/2013 01:21:04   Subject: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
How be on then chap??

I'm not far away (Somerset) and usually free for stuff on Mendip, lots to see, man made as well as plenty of natural stuff, drop me a line if you're ever venturing Nor
Topic: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/08/2013 01:16:02   Subject: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
[quote="Vodor"]
As far as gear goes, Ive not bought any yet, most of the stuff I have done is the walk in/crawl in stuff so far but I have been looking at one of the kits on Inglesport because I
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/08/2013 18:49:26   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Seems like they've growed a brain at last!
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/08/2013 12:42:23   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
[quote="RJV"][quote="Wormster"]Busty Caver does have a valid point though, there are at least three species of bat that use Box as a roost.[/quote]

With a username like that I suspect that
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/08/2013 22:26:57   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Busty Caver does have a valid point though, there are at least three species of bat that use Box as a roost.
Topic: Hello from France
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/08/2013 17:16:57   Subject: Hello from France
Welcome fiend, well it looks like we don't have to teach you much about taking photos, when you eventually make it over to this side of the channel I do hope you pop over to Mendip to have a look roun
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2013 20:42:37   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
I might have a few "Left Field" snaps that might do!
Topic: That would have hurt...
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2013 19:52:54   Subject: That would have hurt...
Trundling time possibly???????
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/07/2013 21:02:37   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Re my last post on this thread:

I think the point the original poster was trying to make is that although we all aspire to lower our carbon emissions by using LED lights, producing wind gen
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/07/2013 03:21:27   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Saw this on a fracking thread over on UKC:

[quote]The problem is there is no clean way of generating electricity and anyone how thinks green energy is green is fooling themselves:

Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 22:30:06   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Lucas "Prince of Darkness" stuff was next to useless on old B(****rd) S(****ed) A(**in) motorbikes.

Smiths Industries dials and clocks were (and still are) some of the best around, we had a
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 13:08:50   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Roy,

That one's easy: yer man spent 2 weeks in Ibiza, f******ng 3 different girls with first names April, May and June!
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 00:38:14   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[/quote]
Half way up a ladder, feet, hands, body.....?
Looks up to see 9 rungs....
[/quote]

Depends on the ladder, is it a fixed ladder (steel or wood) or is it one of those
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 20:00:48   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote]

Bloke turns up to start his new job on wednsday and leaves on wednsday, he only works three days, how come.

Lozz.
[/quote]

Nah its Dr Who!
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 18:53:26   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
And "Blue Sky Thinking, Outside Of The Box"
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 00:59:13   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Ok let's introuduce a wild card here:

FRACKING

verrryyyy contentious round 'ere where I live!

My only problem(s) with wind farms are:

A) 5,000 tons of concr
Topic: Toilet mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/05/2013 17:48:03   Subject: Toilet mine
Adds a whole new meaning to the phrase "Long Drop"
Topic: Judge Minty
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/05/2013 00:11:21   Subject: Judge Minty
[quote="SimonRL"]If that's not Dinorwic then I'm the Sultan of Brunei:)[/quote]

All hail the Sultan.

Good though innt!!

(if'n you happen to be judge fan (yes I like Dr
Topic: Judge Minty
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/05/2013 17:59:05   Subject: Judge Minty
Anyone seen this yet??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aavS_XUITXU

Spot the honeypot locations!!
Topic: Bargain screwgates from Bernies
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 14/05/2013 00:05:01   Subject: Bargain screwgates from Bernies
Ay they look up to the job!!

My wallet hates you too Simon, I've had to retire/fed a few to the "Mine Gods" and need some new carabiners!!
Topic: Would you anchor into ice????
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 11/05/2013 20:53:23   Subject: Would you anchor into ice????
Could almost be a "Touching the cloth" moment!
Topic: Would you anchor into ice????
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 11/05/2013 12:11:30   Subject: Would you anchor into ice????
If it was necessary - yeah why not!
Topic: Poldark
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/05/2013 11:09:12   Subject: Poldark
I bet they go for Redcliffe caves in Bristol (the second home of the beeb)
Topic: Caplamp battery suggestions?
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/05/2013 16:41:47   Subject: Caplamp battery suggestions?
No worries let me know how it turns out.
Topic: Caplamp battery suggestions?
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/05/2013 16:08:45   Subject: Caplamp battery suggestions?
[quote="NewStuff"]And if You want to make your own, this stuff looks promising. I've ordered some.

http://sugru.com/about/[/quote]

Why bother to buy it when it can be made at hom
Topic: Pre-19th Century Mine Carts
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/04/2013 20:02:55   Subject: Pre-19th Century Mine Carts
There's one of T'owd Man's trugs hanging up in the BEC corner in the front bar at "The Center of The Universe". I'm not sure of the date, I'll try and get more info (and maybe a picture) if we drop in
Topic: Do you upload photos to the internet?
Wormster

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/04/2013 10:48:53   Subject: Do you upload photos to the internet?
I don't post many pictures mainly because I don't think they're good enough and because I don't take the camera out - can't be bothered with the faffage!

However I have been approached befo
Topic: New member
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 30/04/2013 10:31:40   Subject: New member
Bitter experience my friend!
Topic: New member
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/04/2013 17:15:44   Subject: New member
Your life is now complete, I suggest that you make your way to the nearest portal and pray to the "Mine Gods" to swiftly take what little of your mortal soul is left, before your spouse and children e
Topic: Crashed Airplane at Cwmorthin
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2013 17:32:53   Subject: Crashed Airplane at Cwmorthin
[quote="royfellows"]Re post by Mr Wormster, and no disrespect intended.
[/quote]

None taken Mr Fellows.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/04/2013 21:21:06   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I've always been a bit dubious of his record "Thunderthighs, she rise in the Morning!!"
Topic: Brecon Beacons Area
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2013 18:47:14   Subject: Brecon Beacons Area
No worries, I know we've got a copy in the Belfry library, but not being posessed of gills and fins, I see no reason to read the tome!!
Topic: Brecon Beacons Area
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2013 12:50:53   Subject: Brecon Beacons Area
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Thanks, yep Dinas is on the list, are any of the others in the area divable with wet areas do you know ???[/quote]

check out the sump index on here:

http://w
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