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Topic: Moel Fferna Photography Trip - 19/02/2011
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/01/2011 11:54:36   Subject: Moel Fferna Photography Trip - 19/02/2011
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Moel Fferna Photography Trip[/b]

[b]Date & time: 19/02/2011 at 10:00[/b]

Details: Something of an annual
Topic: Data structure - discussion
SimonRL

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 13/01/2011 11:41:46   Subject: Data structure - discussion
I think that's the key bit to it, it's going to take input from a lot of people to make a really great database.

If the interest isn't there, it won't work.

I guess there's a bal
Topic: Data structure - discussion
SimonRL

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 12/01/2011 23:39:11   Subject: Data structure - discussion
[quote="NewStuff"][quote="JohnnearCfon"]I must admit that went right over my head!

Can I request one thing (if it is possible)?

When you are looking at a photo in an album along
Topic: Crofty South Copper Mine
SimonRL

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/01/2011 21:47:46   Subject: Crofty South Copper Mine
Thank you Ian.

The work doesn't go unnoticed...
Topic: Data structure - discussion
SimonRL

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 12/01/2011 21:25:38   Subject: Data structure - discussion
Now then :)

Following on from the various threads about data, and how it should be arranged, I thought I'd start a new thread to see if we can cut through it all.

I suspect (I'd
Topic: Graffiti in horse level (photo)
SimonRL

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/01/2011 18:18:12   Subject: Graffiti in horse level (photo)
One from the home page random photo.

Not sure if this one has ever been mentioned on the forum before but it's a stunning peice of period grafitti.

Photograph:

[link]W
Topic: Portland Stone
SimonRL

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/01/2011 21:16:23   Subject: Portland Stone
[quote="Peter Burgess"][quote="Montacute"]How do I correct the map reference? I don't seem to able to get further access.
If someone is able reverse the two groups of thelast three should be firs
Topic: The Mines of the Peak District - Complete Collection (Vol.4 Now Available Seperatley)
SimonRL

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 11/01/2011 16:19:32   Subject: The Mines of the Peak District - Complete Collection (Vol.4 Now Available Seperatley)
As Ed said really, but they're not expensive for what you get and useful to have all the information in one place :thumbsup:
Topic: Crofty South Copper Mine
SimonRL

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/01/2011 15:25:53   Subject: Crofty South Copper Mine
[quote="stuey"]One thing I can't do, is select a sheet, then when I click show mines with contents, there is a glitch in the matrix. I am then confronted by the mother of all lists of empty holes.
Topic: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
SimonRL

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/01/2011 14:07:57   Subject: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
With this and the parallel thread regarding the SW region I'm wondering if it's time to give the regional editors in certain areas a bit of a refresh?

NOT the SW region - or any other regio
Topic: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
SimonRL

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/01/2011 13:18:37   Subject: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
I think the best way of doing this (rather than involving major surface features which would confuse - or writing any additional code) would be to make use of the fact that albums can be linked (manua
Topic: Photo Comp Results
SimonRL

Forum: The 2010 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 10/01/2011 21:18:09   Subject: Photo Comp Results
Still waiting on results from several judges I'm afraid - me included :-[

Results will be up as soon as :flowers:
Topic: Crofty South Copper Mine
SimonRL

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/01/2011 17:26:52   Subject: Crofty South Copper Mine
Roy - no worries at all! It was yours and Roy Morton's data that kick started the SW region :flowers:

ICLOK - thanks. Glad you and Pickwick are in contact. And good to hear it's getting fi
Topic: Portland Stone
SimonRL

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 10/01/2011 17:24:49   Subject: Portland Stone
[quote="Montacute"]I've added the quarry/mine but I cannot find a way to add my personal album to the reference so when searching for Albion Quarry my pictures can be seen.
Bob[/quote]

Topic: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/01/2011 17:15:03   Subject: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
All good reading :)

I did a web search before posting and apart from a few photos couldn't find anything other than the briefest of information about the company.

Carbide ordered
Topic: Crofty South Copper Mine
SimonRL

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/01/2011 16:07:01   Subject: Crofty South Copper Mine
[quote="ICLOK"]Consider it changed and the extra one deleted
DONE... the proper one with pics says South Crofty[/quote]

Thank you Ian :)

I don't think this problem was a cas
Topic: Portland Stone
SimonRL

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 10/01/2011 15:56:41   Subject: Portland Stone
[quote="Montacute"]I have filled my personal Album with a number of photos taken on Portland, Albion Quarry Weston site.
They are relatively recent and were taken on an authorised trip for a lo
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2011 15:54:53   Subject: Calendar reprint - ordered
Sorry Mike, all gone and to print 1 would be prohibitively expensive :(
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2011 14:07:46   Subject: Calendar reprint - ordered
How many are you after Mike?
Topic: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/01/2011 14:07:07   Subject: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
Thanks for all the info chaps :)

I was given the lamp by a family friend who I took through the Croesor Rhosydd through trip a while back. He has caved a fair bit in the past from which tim
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2011 10:42:46   Subject: Calendar reprint - ordered
PMs sent!
Topic: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/01/2011 10:10:43   Subject: Premier carbide (acetylene) lamp
I was given this at the weekend:

[link]Personal-Album-1-Image-57809[linkphoto]Personal-Album-1-Image-57809[/linkphoto][/link]

I know they're not exactly rare, in fact Caving Supp
Topic: Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/2011 20:08:33   Subject: Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
[quote="Lister"]Maybe Simon or Vanyard can give us a rough location of the ip address?[/quote]

Phillipines...

Banned :devil:
Topic: Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/2011 20:00:59   Subject: Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
[quote="Morlock"]What sort of access does a new member have to the memberlist etc?[/quote]

None ;D

Nobody gets PM access until an admin (nearly always me) has a look at the acc
Topic: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/2011 10:22:44   Subject: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
Oh dear, still not done.

I guess I'd better try to sort it out...

Leave it with me a little while longer please :flowers:
Topic: srt harness wanted.
SimonRL

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/01/2011 15:18:48   Subject: srt harness wanted.
[quote="Wormster"]Nah does not make my bum look big:

[photo]Dark-Places-Big-Bash-Drws-y-Coed-Trip-07-08-2007-Image-001[/photo]

[/quote]

That was just around the corner
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/01/2011 15:07:06   Subject: Calendar reprint - ordered
Belated PM sent ;)
Topic: srt harness wanted.
SimonRL

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/01/2011 23:32:51   Subject: srt harness wanted.
I'm with blackshiver on this one.

Whilst the chances of you actually dying because you've bought a second hand harness are pretty slim; you'll just never know if it's taken a massive fall o
Topic: Snowy pics
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/01/2011 19:21:03   Subject: Snowy pics
[quote="Mr Mike"]I'm up in Nent this weekend, I hope to see some icicles in some the adits, assuming its still cold up there!

How did the trip go?[/quote]

It was a great couple o
Topic: Snowy pics
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/01/2011 18:08:03   Subject: Snowy pics
That's a lot of snow :o

Here's something wierd looking in Rampgill. And some icicles.

[link]Personal-Album-1-Image-57733[linkphoto]Personal-Album-1-Image-57733[/linkphoto][/link
Topic: srt harness wanted.
SimonRL

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/01/2011 15:56:14   Subject: srt harness wanted.
If I recall correctly Hitch n Hike do discounted complete bundles starting at around £210. A harness by itself isn't going to let you do much more than dangle ;)
Topic: NAMHO 2011
SimonRL

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/01/2011 13:14:13   Subject: NAMHO 2011
Sorted. I really need to sort out some auto-linking code. I've written it, just not added it yet.

Thanks for posting the info Mike.
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/01/2011 00:04:29   Subject: Calendar reprint - ordered
All the calendars from the 2nd print run will be sent out 1st class tomorrow.

There be just 3 left to sell ;D
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/01/2011 23:55:51   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Thanks everybody who came along and made today so memorable :thumbup: And especially to Rockchick for the cawl... Om nom nom nom ;D

I think it was Jagman who commented that too much light
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/01/2011 15:08:15   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Looks good. I've been scouring for a bowler hat but couldn't find anything so have reverted to a flat cap. I think with a bit of imagination and bad lighting it'll all work :)
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/01/2011 13:53:25   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Just a quick note on tomorrow's trip.

Meeting up at 10.30 at the usual carpark below Cwmorthin. Intending to be up at the mine by 11.00.

A leisurely start to a fairly gentle day
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 31/12/2010 20:10:23   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Not wishing to give too much away either (Rockchick would beat me up if I did ;)) but it might be worth bringing a tin mug and plate with you on Sunday.

And quite possibly don't bother pac
Topic: 2010 Roundup & Happy New Year!
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2010 20:07:51   Subject: 2010 Roundup & Happy New Year!
Well, another 12 months has whizzed past in a complete blur...

Happy new year everybody, I hope 2011 is a great year for everybody, above and below ground.

I don’t like letting a
Topic: European mine trip in 2011?
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/12/2010 21:10:25   Subject: European mine trip in 2011?
Me too. Think we should seriously look at it.

We're doing another long weekend in N Wales, probably early June again (nice and quiet and weather usually good for camping) so how about (very
Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/12/2010 21:02:52   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
[quote="christwigg"][quote="simonrl"]

Hey, don't knock it! Rockchick's Micra does one thing my Disco and Spencer's Defender aren't currently doing... and that's working properly :lol: [/qu
Topic: What the heck is this? (photo)
SimonRL

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/12/2010 20:56:54   Subject: What the heck is this? (photo)
Odd looking thing for sure. If it wasn't right on top of a shaft you'd almost thing it might perhaps be an ROC post (but it's not the right shape - and of course it's right on top of a shaft)

Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/12/2010 20:11:03   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
[quote="christwigg"]So all the beloved Landrovers are broken and you're coming up in a Nissan Micra ?

I'm going to be there early to capture that beautiful moment on video.[/quote]

Topic: Maen Offeren Buildings
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/12/2010 18:55:00   Subject: Maen Offeren Buildings
[quote="royfellows"]and when it all melts the run off into the fissures after the freeze up will not help the stability of the collapsing ground either.[/quote]

Agreed, it was weather not d
Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/12/2010 18:52:32   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
[quote="PeteHall"][quote="simonrl"]
Wanted: Discovery 4 or Range Sport for 48 hours. Promise to look after it :) [/quote]

Not quite a Range Rover, but there's a 4x4 scuby pick-up on my
Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/12/2010 00:14:54   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
[quote="Redwinch"] Shall I put the turkey curry on hold, or shall we man up, after all we have landrovers :thumbsup: [/quote]

Mine's ill :(

Wanted: Discovery 4 or Range Sport fo
Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/12/2010 18:14:12   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
Ta Jagman :) Tuesday looking a bit grim! Mind you, bordering on academic for me at the moment 'cos the car is knackered!
Topic: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/12/2010 18:04:59   Subject: New event added 'Nent Christmas Explore!' on 28th and 29th December 2010
[quote="jagman"]Heavy snow forecast for Tuesday.

[/quote]

What's the latest forecast for the area for Monday night into Tuesday? :flowers:
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2010 21:37:29   Subject: Merry Christmas everyone
Merry Christmas everybody! Have a great day one and all :thumbsup:
Topic: 25 December 2010 Christmas Minex South Wales
SimonRL

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/12/2010 21:32:51   Subject: 25 December 2010 Christmas Minex South Wales
Have a good day tomorrow all of you :) Matty, sorry I couldn't get down last weekend and so didn't bring you that Christmas pud :(
Topic: Could this be good news?
SimonRL

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 24/12/2010 12:33:03   Subject: Could this be good news?
Latest on this.

Doesn't look like good news...

[url]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-12074924[/url]

[quote="BBC News"][b]Wrexham mines centre owner
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