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Offline Seldom Seen Slim

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5220 on: October 18, 2016, 10:37:17 AM »
In a sense of serving a potentially cornfused viewing public, I'll ask right now:

Is there anyone here that isn't familiar with Douglas Adam's "HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?

If so you're best advised to either ignore all references to Improbability Drive, a drink called a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, and simpering robots. . . or read the five volume trilogy.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5221 on: October 18, 2016, 03:44:44 PM »
Great, now that you've said there is a fifth volume, I'll have to read that too.

Edit: there are actually six novels in this trilogy...
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5222 on: October 18, 2016, 04:13:52 PM »
So tell me -- if there's a sixth - what is it?  I presume it comes after Young Zaphod Play it Safe?
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5223 on: October 21, 2016, 12:30:07 AM »
Never mind, there is only five. What I thought was the sixth was something else altogether.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5224 on: October 21, 2016, 08:32:13 AM »
Never mind, there is only five. What I thought was the sixth was something else altogether.


There is a sixth, though not written by Douglas Adams, it is an official part of the series authorized by Adams' estate. Called "And Another Thing".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_Another_Thing..._(novel)
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of.  Douglas Adams

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5225 on: October 21, 2016, 10:43:10 AM »
This build diary has more gum-flapping than the chat-line.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5226 on: October 21, 2016, 02:22:34 PM »
ROTFLMAO
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5227 on: November 03, 2016, 12:33:03 PM »
Hey Goggs, we were able to stream you in live on the radio the other night, well done.   :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5228 on: December 08, 2016, 04:27:41 PM »
Quiet here
things are moving in Lancfield
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5229 on: December 11, 2016, 09:50:52 PM »
Indeed. The tank has been moved to the Colonel's. Hope everyone is well. :cheers:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5230 on: December 14, 2016, 03:27:03 AM »
Took the Monaro out of the garage and put the tank in
So much space
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5231 on: December 14, 2016, 03:34:16 AM »
So, is it finished yet?
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5232 on: December 14, 2016, 05:14:31 AM »
Why the move ?
Has the goggles labratory of speed shed been converted into a music studio ?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5233 on: December 14, 2016, 07:11:50 AM »
So, is it finished yet?
I didn't know he was rebuilding the Monaro . . .
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5234 on: December 14, 2016, 11:50:30 PM »
Na, the fitting in bit we have decided will be achieved better in Preston, that out of town at my joint...and no, I just bought a big dust-extractor so that timber working/steel working and auto-body work can happily coexist
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