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Rock on Rockall.

November 19th, 2015, 11:13 am

A small rocky outcrop - it is claimed that more men have landed on the moon than Rockall - I don't think numerically it stands up but it's not far wrong.RockallHerr KartoffelKopf
 
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November 19th, 2015, 12:02 pm

Nice! What's the food like?
 
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November 19th, 2015, 12:09 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspot I don't think numerically it stands up.RockallHerr KartoffelKopfso long as it doesn't float away
knowledge comes, wisdom lingers
 
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November 19th, 2015, 2:09 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspot I don't think numerically it stands up.RockallHerr KartoffelKopfso long as it doesn't float awayfrom the wiki>> The record for time spent on Rockall is currently held by Nick Hancock, who spent 45 days there in the summer of 2014that's a project for some of you, 46 days will get you the record
 
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November 19th, 2015, 2:16 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspot I don't think numerically it stands up.RockallHerr KartoffelKopfso long as it doesn't float awayfrom the wiki>> The record for time spent on Rockall is currently held by Nick Hancock, who spent 45 days there in the summer of 2014that's a project for some of you, 46 days will get you the recordI recall it was strapped in pod. Not something I would fancy doing personally.
 
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November 19th, 2015, 2:23 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspot I don't think numerically it stands up.RockallHerr KartoffelKopfso long as it doesn't float awayfrom the wiki>> The record for time spent on Rockall is currently held by Nick Hancock, who spent 45 days there in the summer of 2014that's a project for some of you, 46 days will get you the recordThe fleet set sail for Rockall,Rockall,Rockall,To free the isle of Rockall,From fear of foreign foe.We sped across the planet,To find this lump of granite,One rather startled Gannet;In fact, we found Rockall.So, praise the brave Bell-bottoms,Bottoms,Bottoms,Who saw Britannia's Peril,And answered to her call,Though we're thrown out of Malta,Though Spain should take Gibraltar,Why should we flinch or falter,When England's got Rockall.Flanders and Swann.
 
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November 19th, 2015, 10:36 pm

f*ckall on Rockall And it's Irish, not British. just letting you know.
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November 19th, 2015, 10:41 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainnf*ckall on Rockall And it's Irish, not British. just letting you know.Marrying Hebrides & Rockall was a shotgun affair?
 
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November 20th, 2015, 9:11 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainnf*ckall on Rockall And it's Irish, not British. just letting you know.Marrying Hebrides & Rockall was a shotgun affair?Depend whether Inner or Outer Hebrides, what?
 
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November 20th, 2015, 9:36 am

Not nice there at all today:RockallGale warnings - Issued: 1005 UTC on Friday 20 November 2015Northwesterly gale force 8 veering northerly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon. Wind: Cyclonic, becoming north or northwest, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.Sea state: Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later. Weather Squally and wintry showers. Visibility Good, occasionally poor.
 
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November 20th, 2015, 9:43 am

"Conjured by that strong gale-warning voice, Collapse into a sibilant penumbra."
 
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Re: Rock on Rockall.

March 7th, 2019, 9:23 pm

Will Rockall exit EU (not much happens there).
 
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June 21st, 2019, 5:43 pm

 
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Re: Rock on Rockall.

June 24th, 2019, 10:47 am

Again not a nice day there at all today.

Rockall. Easterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Moderate. Occasional rain. Good, occasionally poor
 
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Re: Rock on Rockall.

June 24th, 2019, 12:59 pm

And mid-life crisis forecast

Forties; restless: three or four.
Marriage: stale; becoming suffocating.
Sportscar, jeans and t-shirt; westerly, five.
Waitress; blonde; 19 or 20.
haircut; earring; children;
becoming embarrassed.
Tail between legs; atmosphere frosty;
Spare room: five or six. 
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