Posts by Gnu

1) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1906825)
Posted 2 hours ago by Profile Gnu
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It's good to see graffiti artists put their talents to good use, Bernie...
2) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1906694)
Posted 9 hours ago by Profile Gnu
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We had a cracking walk round a local nature reserve yesterday, the temperature remained sub-zero all day but the landscape looked spectacular...plus we were continually followed around by robins, we'd never seen so many before, even managed to ger four of them to feed off our hands...









3) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1906052)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Brilliant set of photos, Carlos...
4) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Christmas... it's complicated (Message 1905912)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Right, I'm off to write my letter to Santa...

Santa?
No. You must be talking about "Tomten".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nisse_(folklore)#Modern_Tomte
In case you have forgot his adress it is:

Tomten
173 00 Tomteboda
Sweden

It's a true adress, really, and every kid who post to Tomten will get a reply from him :)


Oops...Yep, thats the fellow, moomin...
5) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Christmas... it's complicated (Message 1905897)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Gnu
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I'm not a big lover of religion or faith in any of it's forms, they seems to create so much misunderstanding and panic in the ranks if you're unwilling to follow their chosen path. But I fully understand that many get solace and comfort from their faith...but me.. I'm happy wandering in the wilderness with my moral compass to guide me...

Christmas....when my daughters were very young, they were taught about the apparent birth of this chap who was smarter than the average bear... We took them to church on Chistmas Eve and Christmas Day, even though I didn't belive in in all. I let them see, listen and make their own minds up, it wasn't and still isn't my place to instill my beliefs on others, even though know I'm right... ;o)

Anyway...as we approach this festival....which ever way you choose to celebrate it or not.....I wish you all peace, love and happiness and your families good health...

Crikey....I've rambled a bit...not like me....and a serious post to boot...I'll have to have a lie down..

I raise a glass to friends, to those no longer with us, that are always in our hearts....

Right, I'm off to write my letter to Santa...
6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1905312)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Love the shots, Rob...
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Christmas... it's complicated (Message 1905311)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Rob, your boat is spectacular!

Thanks Angela :-)



It sure is...
8) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Christmas... it's complicated (Message 1905245)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Gnu
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The perfect Christmas cake recipe...


Ingredients
1 cup of water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup of sugar1 tsp. salt
1 cup of brown sugar
lemon juice
4 large eggs
nuts
2 cups of dried fruit
1 bottle whiskey

Instructions
Sample the whiskey to check quality.
Take a large bowl, check the whiskey again.
To be sure it is the highest quality, pour one level cup and drink.
Repeat.
Turn on the electric mixer.
Beat one cup of butter in a large fluffy bowl.
Add one teaspoon of sugar.
Beat again.
Make sure the whiskey is still OK.
Try another cup.
Turn off the mixerer.
Break 2 leggs and add to the bowl and chuck in the cup of dried fruit.
Mix on the turner.
If the fried druit gets stuck in the beaterers pry it loose with a drewscriver.
Sample the whiskey to check for tonsisticity.
Next, sift two cups of salt. Or something.
Who giveshz a %$^€.
Check the whiskey.
Now sift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.
Add one table.
Add a spoon of sugar, or something.
Whatever you can find.
Greash the oven.
Turn the cake tin 350 defrees.
Don't forget to beat off the turner.
Throw the bowl through the window.
Check the whiskey again and go to bed.
9) Message boards : Cafe SETI : RIP Dr SETI (Message 1903464)
Posted 14 days ago by Profile Gnu
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So sad to hear of this...I had many a conversation with Richard, via Skype...my condolences to all Richard's family and friends...
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1902699)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile Gnu
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The Nikon Coolpix that I use has a built in time lapse function that allows you to shoot videos of the night sky or star trails. It takes 150 mintutes to shoot the images and then compiles a 10 second video. These were my first two attempts...I'll try again over the coming weeks..

https://youtu.be/mg2kFQOw-io

https://youtu.be/bZli0b8OBt4
11) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1902055)
Posted 23 days ago by Profile Gnu
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I've heard of The Cat In The Hat, but this....
12) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1901845)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Had a wander throught a local park and noticed these leaves floating on a puddle of rain...




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13) Message boards : Cafe SETI : For those about to rock.... (Message 1901701)
Posted 25 days ago by Profile Gnu
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So sad to hear of this...he was a top bloke...he'll be on the Rock 'n Roll Train right now...
14) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1901550)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Donald wasn't too happy about travelling coach on the Presidential train....
15) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1901476)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Gnu
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The votes have been cast...and here is the result...

Third is KWSN Holy Hand Grenade with..."Yeah, mon..park it over dere"

Second is Rob with "Hey mon- I get confused- da sun keeps movin' ma Sun shade."

...and first...

Anniet with ..."took this photo while on holiday, last week, in the Cape Verde Islands... just after he careered past me yelling "help" and before he plunged off the jetty and stopped. I didn't catch his name..."

They've all gave me a reet good chuckle, thanks all, PM on its way..
16) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1901332)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Ok folks...I'll give it another 24 hours, then announce the winner...
17) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1901054)
Posted 28 days ago by Profile Gnu
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Cheers folks...

Here we go....took this photo while on holiday, last week, in the Cape Verde Islands...

18) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1900733)
Posted 12 Nov 2017 by Profile Gnu
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I can see the pub from here....
19) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1900694)
Posted 12 Nov 2017 by Profile Gnu
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Nice shots, Bernie...
20) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's Give us a Caption - number 68 (Message 1900692)
Posted 12 Nov 2017 by Profile Gnu
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The swines, they told me the moon was made of cheese....


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