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    Tom(ADMIN)
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    A very strange beast..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:23 pm

    HERE
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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  david f on Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:24 am

    What happens if these high speed subs accidentally hit something?

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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:31 am

    I would guess there would be a loud bang and a lot of very expensive bits floating about...
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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  david f on Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:38 am

    It does seem that they are trying to operate them like aircraft. But there are fundamental differences. Water is much denser so you reach "crush" depth rather sooner and the visibility is usually much less.
    Maybe they only operate them in executive swimming pools!

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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:41 am

    When my lottery numbers come up and I buy my executive yacht, I'll have one to play with in my executive on board swimming pool...
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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  thegrimreaper on Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:13 am

    Gonna take mine to the next Dive-in ha ha ha
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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  david f on Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:05 pm

    Oh nooooooo!

    (Actually I take it that both events will be fairly unlikely!)

    I would put a Smiley in here but my "Smiley Panel" has disappeared! Richard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:25 pm

    You called, young sir? Would you like the smileys reinstated?
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    Re: A very strange beast..

    Post  david f on Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:30 pm

    Do you mean that you had turned them off!?

    Am I not allowed to smile around here?

    (We mustn't take ourselves too seriously.)

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