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Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by Bob_H » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:25 pm

Just had a look at the long range weather forecast on The Weather Channel and it's showing that it could rain for at least the next TEN days!

Anyone seriously affected?

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Post by ALGY CAIN » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:41 pm

:D Lovely sunny day here and the same for the foreseeable future. :D

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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by bodge » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:22 pm

Due to go to Noerthhumberland on Saterday for a weeks holiday.
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Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:53 pm

Some old geezer went passed earlier muttering A cubit whats a cubit i told them dam rabbits only 2 only 2
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Post by Bob_H » Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:13 am

Nice one, Phil. Considering name of our site :)
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Post by trooper186 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:43 pm

yes phil i was talking about cubits on FB as i was wondering about an arc even thou im a member of the greatest noah,s arc lol i feel down here in somerset we have been robbed of the summer and whats the govt doing about it dropping house prices putting up taxes telling us we now have to work til 70 robbing the old and genuine sick giving aid to other contries and then at the end of the month they will rob us of an hour instead of leaving the clocks alone
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Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:36 am

Hi Ric
Just for interest sake a Cubit is the measurment between the elbow and the closed fist. In which case it would be advised that only one person does the measureing.
Oh by the way its thrashing down here in leafy Sutton/Croydon I put both as Superdrug Head Office is on the border of both.
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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by Bill Bentley » Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:38 am

I saw the news this morning about the flooding in York and not even a Lancastrian can laugh at their situation.

The guy in the interview said it was the worst flooding since the year 2000. That's about 12 years ago. The solar storm cycle is 11 comma something years (cycles are variable and peak for around half a year anyway). Extreme weather conditions are 'to be expected side effects of solar storms, as are earthquakes and volcano eruptions'.

This time around we are going to witness a once in a lifetime 'super solar storm' which occurs every 7th or 8th of the 11 year cycles, scientists seem certain that it's going to happen this time around. The super solar storm should reach its peak between September 2012 and April 2013 ... perhaps a little later because the sun does not follow our calendar.

In the case of flooding I guess you need a friend up on the hill somewhere, the guy on the hill might need a friend in the valley if his heating freezes up; so I hope you are both already flying your 14/20th Regimental Flags so that you can find one another before it happens ...

The problems will get worse, the warning signs are there !

Stock up, stay at home (if you can), stay safe and good luck !

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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by PINKY » Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:18 am

Hi there,
Well about 3 hours north of Edmonton, Alberta (at work) I've not seen rain in 11 days........average temp in Alberta has been about 25 degrees this past week...........I know that snow is around the corner so I'm not complaining just making a comparison !!
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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by Paul Keller » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:27 pm

Pinky !
Your mention of snow being just around the corner brought memories flooding back that it was 33yrs this coming month, (October), that the regiment first sallied forth to BATUS for MM7, (though A SQN were already out there supporting the puddlejumpers). Jeeze i thought it could get cold on Soltau, but the Alberta praries were something else !!!
Can anyone who did that first MM7 exercise, please after all these years explain why the f*** we had our bivvies up alongside the panzers, instead of over the backdecks, were a modicum of warmth could have been obtained, instead of us thinking "who's f***ing bright idea was this ??"
Never forget Al Bev getting everyone up one morning in his own cheerful indomitable way, and as i crawled freezing from my doss bag, putting my hand in a pile of overnight snow ! YUK !!!
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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by PINKY » Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:47 am

Hi there,
BATUS - OPFOR (live enemy after live firing phase) in about 1996, slept in a bivvy on the floor in -26.
OPFOR uses CVR'T vehicles, no backdecks etc, very cold nights indeed.
NOT FUNNY :roll: :roll:
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Re: Rain. ...and more rain!

Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:22 am

Paul
I remember it well me Baz France Pete Wiles and Foxy lasted about 5 minuets on the ground then it was quity liners and sleeping bags on the back decks pity we wernt issued the thermal sleeping roll like wot the hedge hoppers had at the time I remember pointing this out to old yellow hair when he asked how things were going.
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