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Message 1271114 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 14:37:02 UTC - in response to Message 1271089.

Here We had Women serving in the WAAC's/WAC's(Army), WAVES(Navy), WCWR(Marines), SPAR's(Coast Guard, some called the Guard the "Ghost Guard") & the WFTD/WAFS/WASP's during WWII. The WASP's have been fighting the Military for Benefits and Recognition as the they flew aircraft from the Factorys when Men weren't available, they were disbanded in 1944.
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Message 1271115 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 14:53:11 UTC

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Message 1271116 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 14:59:50 UTC - in response to Message 1271113.

Posting without the Olympics for another 2 years...

There's the Paralympic games in a fortnight or so.

That's never been on TV here I don't think, NBC shows the Olympics and only what they want, NBC owns the broadcast rights to the Paralympic games and sits on the rights, meaning no broadcast by them or anyone else, I saw intros to this sport or that sport, but nothing else, not even any Archery, I did see useless types of gymnastic using ribbons and fancy hula hoops(Rhythmic Gymnastics, that's a sport? Gawd they'll display anything if it has Women in it).
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Message 1271118 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:04:39 UTC

Winning after work.

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Message 1271120 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:11:58 UTC

I like the women's gymnastics...
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Message 1271122 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:15:26 UTC - in response to Message 1271120.

I like the women's gymnastics...


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Message 1271123 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:17:26 UTC - in response to Message 1271120.

I like the women's gymnastics...

Well I don't much about what I see as dancing and not sports...

In any case NBC after the closing ceremonies just sends their people home I think since NBC won't Televise the Paralympics, nor will they allow anyone else outside of the UK to do so either, Change.org has a Petition which has 13 people signed up that would like to see the Paralympics on TV and not just on the News...
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Message 1271134 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:42:21 UTC

A good morning win!
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Message 1271136 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 15:43:48 UTC

A brief respite for a fortnight then it all starts again ...... :-)))

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Message 1271149 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 16:18:50 UTC - in response to Message 1271136.

A brief respite for a fortnight then it all starts again ...... :-)))


Minus the TV coverage in the states, NBC has already went home with their tail between their legs...
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Message 1271151 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 16:21:29 UTC

So it would seem Vic, we are quite surprised at that over the pond ..... Still, we'll leave it there, as this is the Cafe.

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Message 1271158 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 16:38:42 UTC - in response to Message 1271151.

So it would seem Vic, we are quite surprised at that over the pond ..... Still, we'll leave it there, as this is the Cafe.


Agreed on all counts.

Still the Games were great, I enjoyed seeing the Olympics and the UK.
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Message 1271161 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 16:53:17 UTC
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I love Fibre-Optic broadband.

The block i'm living in has a Virgin Media connection, shared among the 25 rooms. However, being the middle of summer, the students are all on holiday, so i'm the only one using it.

Downloading some updates:


That's a little over 48 meg. It's probably capable of faster but my PC is the rate limiting factor here.
375.4 megebytes in just over a minute, win!
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Message 1271166 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 17:01:51 UTC

Congratulations Donald.
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Message 1271185 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 17:23:15 UTC - in response to Message 1271118.

Winning after work.

3 days left.


And then what Mike?
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Message 1271193 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 17:43:53 UTC - in response to Message 1271123.

I like the women's gymnastics...

Well I don't much about what I see as dancing and not sports...

In any case NBC after the closing ceremonies just sends their people home I think since NBC won't Televise the Paralympics, nor will they allow anyone else outside of the UK to do so either, Change.org has a Petition which has 13 people signed up that would like to see the Paralympics on TV and not just on the News...

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Message 1271233 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 19:11:15 UTC

A good afternoon win from work! Getting back into the swing of things. LOL
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Message 1271240 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 19:32:37 UTC

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Message 1271263 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 20:58:30 UTC - in response to Message 1271185.

Winning after work.

3 days left.


And then what Mike?


Two weeks off dear.

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Message 1271266 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 21:03:24 UTC

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