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Posts by Paul Marvin

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Topic: Green Wheelie Bin
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/05/2020 16:23:09   Subject: Green Wheelie Bin
That's the one cheers buddy !! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Green Wheelie Bin
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/05/2020 11:32:14   Subject: Green Wheelie Bin
[quote="AndyJ23Uk"][quote="Paul Marvin"]I am racking my brains guys to remember a mine we visited either in Cumbria or North Wales where after a bit of a walk underground you had to wiggle through a g
Topic: Green Wheelie Bin
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/05/2020 19:23:35   Subject: Green Wheelie Bin
I am racking my brains guys to remember a mine we visited either in Cumbria or North Wales where after a bit of a walk underground you had to wiggle through a green wheelie bin to get to another chamb
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 29/04/2020 11:51:10   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="sinker"][quote="Llion"][quote="Paul Marvin"]Press the pause button there are clues to be seen ::)[/quote]

I need a pause button for the kids so I can look properly at the video...:
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/04/2020 18:34:45   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="Llion"]
5 :-[ I need to get out more...[/quote]

76 views and three guesses ! have I got to start giving clues out or are we a lot more traveled than most ? ( which I doubt )
Topic: Top Tip
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2020 11:59:01   Subject: Top Tip
[quote="Monty Stubble"]Ripped Bin Men though.:thumbup:[/quote]

I noticed this morning as it was our collection day there was a lady operative so we will have to use the term ripped personel
Topic: Top Tip
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2020 09:31:51   Subject: Top Tip
[quote="staffordshirechina"]Over the last few months I have been steadily putting gym weights in our wheelie bin to get rid of them. They were left behind when my sons moved out.
Sadly the last o
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2020 09:30:40   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="Llion"][quote="Paul Marvin"]Press the pause button there are clues to be seen ::)[/quote]

I need a pause button for the kids so I can look properly at the video...:lol::lol::lol::l
Topic: Top Tip
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/04/2020 17:07:31   Subject: Top Tip
Guys if any of you have any weights or gym equipment that you dont want put it on Ebay its fetching ridiculous amounts of money !! about 10 x what it should be making.
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/04/2020 16:49:51   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Press the pause button there are clues to be seen ::)
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/04/2020 17:06:19   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
37 views and two guesses have I made it too hard ? if you have been in these places you will know them, and there are a lot more than 8
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/04/2020 18:39:22   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="sinker"]
2 of them, definitely:

"******* ****** ******* ****"

Anonymised due to sensitive nature of the location ;)

[/quote]

Sensitive ones won
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/04/2020 18:08:28   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="sinker"]
Brilliant! Great idea!

I got about 8... :blink:[/quote]

Keep em coming guys !
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/04/2020 16:51:48   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
I have put this together guys as a bit of fun for you to have a guess at how many mines and caves are shown in the video. Dont just count the images up and think you have the correct number that would
Topic: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2020 18:48:24   Subject: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)
the angles of the photos are remarkable so you can relate one to another . Top marks to the photographer for lining them up !
Topic: info
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/03/2020 16:28:02   Subject: info
[quote="royfellows"]My advice is to just give it a rest for a while until this lot has blown over. The caves and mines will still be there.[/quote]

At least my home gym set up is now VERY h
Topic: info
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/03/2020 16:16:27   Subject: info
[quote="Digit"]Basically this is a time to sort out all those photos, documents, songs etc that you keep telling yourself you'll do tomorrow.[/quote]

I do that anyway always very regimental
Topic: info
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/03/2020 11:56:04   Subject: info
Does anybody know if with the current crisis if for eg you can go caving or mine exploration if its with a family member from your own home and you are alone at the venue ? ie my wife and myself only
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 10/03/2020 21:16:37   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
[quote="Coggy"]I was a bike racer for many years, and had a spell of rock climbing in the 80s and have had many injuries caused by hitting hard surfaces. I have had recent treatment for shoulder injur
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 08/03/2020 10:26:48   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
Ha Ha to right John I have been 5 years now with my blinkin shoulder issues :(:(
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 07/03/2020 18:15:49   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
;D
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 07/03/2020 16:37:07   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
[quote="royfellows"]Reading this I think I am very lucky. I did a bad body flip breakfall last year at aikido, and banged my shoulder, but it went right in a few weeks.
[/quote]

Yes Ro
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 06/03/2020 22:17:44   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
oh I realize it buddy I have a LOT of soft tissue damage in both shoulders The supraspinatus tendon in both shoulders is detached as well as other tendons, this is why I cant do SRT at the moment if e
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 06/03/2020 17:05:16   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
Yes buddy when i go with some other guys I realise how much I struggle at the moment, you dont realise how much you use your shoulders until they dont work properly and give you heaps of pain ;(;(;(
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/03/2020 17:49:06   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
[quote="Wormster"]Well we've been speculating for a bout 40 years now, don't see any evidence of any digging in Bridge Cave!
[/quote]

We Love bridge cave can view it here on our You tu
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/03/2020 18:38:10   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
Yes we have been in Little Neath and loved it although the water was VERY high and LL one and Two,both through the hole in the wall and the Dive. Do you know anything about the other there about 20 ya
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/03/2020 17:41:23   Subject: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Guys and Gals down in the South Wales area, we are going down your way in a couple of weeks and wonder if there is any good caves to be recommended , we have done quite a few but know there are many m
Topic: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/03/2020 17:37:36   Subject: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/03/2020 16:33:26   Subject: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
I can fully appreciate your memory isn't so good now at your age :lol::lol:
Topic: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/03/2020 12:13:27   Subject: Drws Y Coed Copper Mine (mine)
[quote="sinker"]Hello

Drws y Coed.

Nice mine.
Mostly under water.
Bits accessible.
If you are SRT proficient it opens up more areas.
Some bits suitable for
Topic: Thursday Nighters 27th February.
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/02/2020 16:49:15   Subject: Thursday Nighters 27th February.
This place in Gwydyr Forest Fray Bentos Man ??
Topic: North Wales Mini Break
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/02/2020 21:45:22   Subject: North Wales Mini Break
[quote="sinker"][quote="Coggy"]

Yeoman tinned pies....

[/quote]

Fray Bentos Steak & Kidney. :thumbsup:

The pie of choice for the discerning Gentleman ;D
Topic: North Wales Mini Break
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/02/2020 18:31:45   Subject: North Wales Mini Break
[quote="Coggy"]We had a weekend break in Towyn in 1966, I know its not North Wales, but for utter grimness it could well be, (memo to my Mum, don't let Dad buy food for a weekend break), Yeoman tinned
Topic: North Wales Mini Break
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/02/2020 17:57:56   Subject: North Wales Mini Break
Another video guys of a very short break in North Wales


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQElfaU3fpU&t=171s
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/02/2020 12:16:21   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
[quote="SimonRL"]Brilliant video Paul, and hats off to your dedication in diving these mines and producing these videos.

Strangely eerie watching it knowing nobody will ever walk there agai
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/02/2020 17:11:13   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
[quote="TheBogieman"]Excellent! I wonder did my Nain ever visit those parts? She worked for Randall and Lucy Casson at their house, Bron y Garth (formerly the Spooner's residence) in Portmadoc (old sp
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/01/2020 17:35:36   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
[quote="ChrisBones69"]Amazing video. I’ve always wanted to know what was down that incline, and you’ve been able to answer a bit of that question. I love seeing a dive video because it’s something I
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2020 12:06:26   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
We had a look at it and quickly decided that although the water looks very clear a tiny bit of disturbance even with very careful finning technique that the visibility would very quickly turn to zero,
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2020 18:22:31   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Are you thinking of any in particular ?
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2020 17:32:55   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
[quote="Margot"]That's cool Paul. I love the woodwork at the end!
Margot[/quote]

I think the wood props served two purposes one to support the roof and another to support the scree fil
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2020 17:30:26   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Must say Simon it does seem to be getting harder for us now , I have a long list of injuries now thats accumulated.
We need to get back and get some footage in Rhiwbach, we have put a lot of li
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/01/2020 21:36:56   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Here we are guys its took us a LONG time to get this done and some bloomin hard work, so you a can now get to see what we see. It is very rare nowadays to be the first down tunnels that have not seen
Topic: You Tube New Channel
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/01/2020 18:00:38   Subject: You Tube New Channel
Ok buddy now I know where to contact you :thumbsup:
Topic: You Tube New Channel
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/12/2019 17:29:48   Subject: You Tube New Channel
Hi Guys hope you had a nice Xmas , we did over in North Wales with a visit to a new place and revisiting ( to film ) old sites and a catch up with friends .

Anyway guys I have now got round
Topic: Ugly house
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2019 11:34:55   Subject: Ugly house
Ask your inlaws Simon there are still some good uns
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2019 07:55:15   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
I will have a think about it , I,ll ask Sue !!!

:o
Topic: Ugly house
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:21:32   Subject: Ugly house
Dont know why its called the ugly house I like it looks very robust and sturdy not ugly
Topic: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:19:48   Subject: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
I think Minllyn deserves a mention the main chamber in there is VERY impressive. !
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:17:57   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
That party seems to come round every 3/4 months :ohmygod:
Topic: Lower Park Lead Mine, Minera
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/10/2019 17:45:38   Subject: Lower Park Lead Mine, Minera
Sounds good fun !
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