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    Quote Originally Posted by crownpuller View Post
    Rant:
    I'm so sick of having to fix new things before they can be used !
    Latest example: I bought a lock for my daughter's bike, with it is a clamp to clip-fix the lock to the frame - What's wrong with this picture ?...

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    The first clue was in how tight it was to start undoing. It's a screw in a nut - It ain't rocket science, how difficult can it be to do it right ? Ham-fisted a-hole !
    Of course the threads are now F'd
    I'm sure I'll have a suitable replacement for it, but that's hardly the point, is it ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seriously View Post
    assembled by children - in a hurry
    Unless said children are given power drivers to assemble them - no chance; this must have been given some force to drive it, cross-threaded, the length of the screw.
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    Ah, yes. 'tis autumn and a young man's fancy turns to...
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    Cranberries! Mmmm, mmmm!

    ^^^Stone Bridge Farm. Acushnet, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. A beautiful little place. Been there many times.

    Trivia question!
    Acushnet is famous in literature. Why and what author, book made it so?
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Acushnet
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Ah, yes. 'tis autumn and a young man's fancy turns to...
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    Cranberries! Mmmm, mmmm!

    ^^^Stone Bridge Farm. Acushnet, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. A beautiful little place. Been there many times.

    Trivia question!
    Acushnet is famous in literature. Why and what author, book made it so?
    About cranberries? By The Cranberries?
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    The Chat Thread #3

    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Trivia question!
    Acushnet is famous in literature. Why and what author, book made it so?
    I was thinking Thoreau, but discover itís Melville: his whaling voyage on a ship called the Acushnet was the foundation for Moby Dick

    Should have guessed there was a nautical connection
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Ah, yes. 'tis autumn and a young man's fancy turns to...
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    Cranberries! Mmmm, mmmm!

    ^^^Stone Bridge Farm. Acushnet, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. A beautiful little place. Been there many times.

    Trivia question!
    Acushnet is famous in literature. Why and what author, book made it so?
    their she blows may take a trip on a whaling ship
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    Quote Originally Posted by OhDark30 View Post
    I was thinking Thoreau, but discover it’s Melville: his whaling voyage on a ship called the Acushnet was the foundation for Moby Dick

    Should have guessed there was a nautical connection
    Oh god, if I never read Melville again, it'll be too soon.
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    For years I thought Moby Dick was a social disease.

    I like MD because it gives a tremendously accurate description of all facets of the whaling industry of 19th century.
    If you ever get to New England, I highly recommend stopping in New Bedford and visiting the N. B. Whaling Museum. It's amazing.

    www.whalingmuseum.org
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    For years I thought Moby Dick was a social disease.

    I like MD because it gives a tremendously accurate description of all facets of the whaling industry of 19th century.
    If you ever get to New England, I highly recommend stopping in New Bedford and visiting the N. B. Whaling Museum. It's amazing.

    www.whalingmuseum.org
    doubtful now to old and past it last holiday I had was in 1997

    but yes mean he spent time whaling so he knew first hand of how it worked so it felt real not that I can remember much now been years since reading it .

    just starting to re read shakespeare trying to read the ones I skip before the likes of Henry the sixth 1,2,3 Richard the third and king john etc etc .. then probably look at other as guess they will have been re written to make them p.c ..

    not sure that I agree with that being done thou as certain books by other authors don't get done think ALL books by ALL authors should or none of them Equality MUST mean Equality for all ON ALL THINGS .... but suppose that not a subject to be gone into on a watch forum
    one night I dreamed I was locked in my fathers watch, with Ptolemy and twenty one ruby stars mounted on spheres and the primum mobile coiled and gleaming to the end of space and the notched spheres eating each other's rinds to the last tooth of time and the case closed - John Ciardi ...

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