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  • Member since
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  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:23 PM

The Drifter
the Baron

Still not able to post your picture, Drifter?  I ask because after all, you started the thread.

 OK BARON....WHERE'S YOUR PHOTO??? 

NO NEED TO SHOUT.

I'm not posting a photo of myself.  I just thought it was amusing that you started the thread, suggesting everyone post a photo, but you haven't posted one yourself.

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

  • Member since
    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Friday, June 14, 2019 10:33 PM

Great photo Bruce...great looking family! My wife and I took our 2 daughters and their husbands there back in April of this year and had a great time. Did you get the express line package? My wife went online before we left and found a great deal on that package and boy was it worth it. I rode the Transformer ride 8 times lol.

Jeff

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    May 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Friday, June 14, 2019 10:00 PM

Just got back from Universal Studios with the family. Here's a family pic at CowFish restaurant on the Universal City Walk. 

 

I'm the old guy in the middle.

 Bruce

 

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  • From: Boston
Posted by mach71 on Friday, June 14, 2019 7:39 PM

Gamera

 

 
Real G

Mach71,

Nice!  But you did not do the pose.

You.

Did.

Not.

Do.

The Pose.

 

 

 

Yeah, where's the classic Kirk pose!!! 

 

BTW: Do I have to call you Captain Mach71 now??? Big Smile

 

 

 

Jetison the pod!

I never really liked Finney anyway!

 

The sets are the Phase 2 sets in Ticonderoga NY. Very nice!

 

As for Captain Mach, You don't have to, I don't insist on formalities...

 

 

  • Member since
    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Friday, June 14, 2019 7:32 PM

castelnuovo

Grinding uphill at the Ironman

 

Great photo, and that is awesome that you have competed in the Ironman!

Jeff

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  • From: Vancouver, the "wet coast"
Posted by castelnuovo on Friday, June 14, 2019 7:08 PM

Grinding uphill at the Ironman

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    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Friday, June 14, 2019 6:20 PM

the Baron

 

 

FINALLY....I am currently in the hotel room in the Tennessee portion of the Appalachian Mountains installing a power lift station. I will be here for another 6 weeks but my wife and I will commute on weekends to see each other.

Jeff

  • Member since
    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Friday, June 14, 2019 6:04 PM

Great photos and backgrounds everyone. It is great to put a face to a name.

Jeff

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    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Friday, June 14, 2019 6:02 PM

Bish

 

 
The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
stikpusher

 

 
The Drifter

LOL....to everyone and their great comments. I should have mine posted by tomorrow morning according to the customer service rep I spoke with today. This is a great looking bunch of misfits lol, and Bish...very cool photo! How can I top a photo with penguins in the background? Show off LOL!!

Again, I apologize for the delay in posting mine.

 

 

 

Perhaps Bish is raising an army....

 

 

 

 

Well, given our budget cuts, the Falklands need all the support they can get Wink

 

 

 

LOL Bish...it's a sad day when you have to arm the local penguin militia

 

 

 

 

Not when they are trained by the SBS it ain't Wink

 

 

 

Touche Sir, touche.

 

It's funny you mentioned the SBS. I just got done ready a book on the history of the SBS (Special Boat Servies) and it was very informing and well written. I was surprised that it was formed in 1940 during WWII. I was under the impression that it was formed in the early 1960's. 

 

 

 

Thye original SBS was a part of the Army. That was disbanded in 1946 and the title taken over by the Royal Marines.

 

That is interesting to know Bish. In the book I read it made no mention of that. 

Jeff

  • Member since
    September 2006
  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Friday, June 14, 2019 5:15 PM

Still not able to post your picture, Drifter?  I ask because after all, you started the thread.

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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    February 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, June 14, 2019 4:41 PM

mach71

This is the only current photo I have.

 

 

On a 1:1 scale model of the U.S.S Enterprise bridge. No bloody A,B,C, or D!

 

Bish, I love your photo on the Falkands. The only thing better would be if you went down there on a Vulcan!

 

is that the bridge from Star Trek continues?

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Posted by crown r n7 on Friday, June 14, 2019 4:19 PM

ok I'll go along.

  

Nick.

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Friday, June 14, 2019 2:50 PM

RG.

I...

Read.

Your post.

Using...

Shattners.

Voice. 

Chad

God, Family, Models...

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  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Friday, June 14, 2019 2:45 PM

mach71

This is the only current photo I have.

 

 

On a 1:1 scale model of the U.S.S Enterprise bridge. No bloody A,B,C, or D!

 

Bish, I love your photo on the Falkands. The only thing better would be if you went down there on a Vulcan!

 

Hmmmm... now what does that button do....?

 

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Friday, June 14, 2019 1:58 PM

Real G

Mach71,

Nice!  But you did not do the pose.

You.

Did.

Not.

Do.

The Pose.

 

Yeah, where's the classic Kirk pose!!! 

 

BTW: Do I have to call you Captain Mach71 now??? Big Smile

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Friday, June 14, 2019 1:18 PM

Mach71,

Nice!  But you did not do the pose.

You.

Did.

Not.

Do.

The Pose.

“Ya ya ya, unicorn papoi!”

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, June 14, 2019 1:10 PM

Not to sure about that. Flight was bad enough as it was.

Nice pic, i take it that pic was taken at a movie theme park.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

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  • Member since
    March 2010
  • From: Boston
Posted by mach71 on Friday, June 14, 2019 12:52 PM

This is the only current photo I have.

 

 

On a 1:1 scale model of the U.S.S Enterprise bridge. No bloody A,B,C, or D!

 

Bish, I love your photo on the Falkands. The only thing better would be if you went down there on a Vulcan!

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  • From: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posted by mustang1989 on Friday, June 14, 2019 6:44 AM

This shot was taken around 12 years ago. I still look the same save for about another 35 pounds. No worries though....been on a diet now for the last 2 months and lost 16 pounds. Slowly headed back to looking like guy in the photo here with my dad in Iraq......

 

                   

 

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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, June 14, 2019 6:28 AM

The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
stikpusher

 

 
The Drifter

LOL....to everyone and their great comments. I should have mine posted by tomorrow morning according to the customer service rep I spoke with today. This is a great looking bunch of misfits lol, and Bish...very cool photo! How can I top a photo with penguins in the background? Show off LOL!!

Again, I apologize for the delay in posting mine.

 

 

 

Perhaps Bish is raising an army....

 

 

 

 

Well, given our budget cuts, the Falklands need all the support they can get Wink

 

 

 

LOL Bish...it's a sad day when you have to arm the local penguin militia

 

 

 

 

Not when they are trained by the SBS it ain't Wink

 

 

 

Touche Sir, touche.

 

It's funny you mentioned the SBS. I just got done ready a book on the history of the SBS (Special Boat Servies) and it was very informing and well written. I was surprised that it was formed in 1940 during WWII. I was under the impression that it was formed in the early 1960's. 

 

Thye original SBS was a part of the Army. That was disbanded in 1946 and the title taken over by the Royal Marines.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

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  • Member since
    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:45 PM

stikpusher

Oh no, those were Jellicoe’s Boys. If you’ve ever read the Alister MacLean novel, Guns of Navarone, the team is SBS. I have read that there is a saying that they “do everything that the SAS does, with flippers.”

 

LOL...thank you Carlos for the heads up. I just ordered it off of Amazon. Looking forward to reading it. A good friend of mine got a 1/35 scale figure set of 2 SBS operators I'm looking forward to that build....just need to work on my figure painting LOL Wink

Jeff

  • Member since
    July 2004
  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:46 PM

Oh no, those were Jellicoe’s Boys. If you’ve ever read the Alister MacLean novel, Guns of Navarone, the team is SBS. I have read that there is a saying that they “do everything that the SAS does, with flippers.”

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    January 2019
  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:37 PM

Bish

 

 
The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
stikpusher

 

 
The Drifter

LOL....to everyone and their great comments. I should have mine posted by tomorrow morning according to the customer service rep I spoke with today. This is a great looking bunch of misfits lol, and Bish...very cool photo! How can I top a photo with penguins in the background? Show off LOL!!

Again, I apologize for the delay in posting mine.

 

 

 

Perhaps Bish is raising an army....

 

 

 

 

Well, given our budget cuts, the Falklands need all the support they can get Wink

 

 

 

LOL Bish...it's a sad day when you have to arm the local penguin militia

 

 

 

 

Not when they are trained by the SBS it ain't Wink

 

Touche Sir, touche.

It's funny you mentioned the SBS. I just got done ready a book on the history of the SBS (Special Boat Servies) and it was very informing and well written. I was surprised that it was formed in 1940 during WWII. I was under the impression that it was formed in the early 1960's. 

Jeff

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:28 PM

Bish

 

 
The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
stikpusher

 

 
The Drifter

LOL....to everyone and their great comments. I should have mine posted by tomorrow morning according to the customer service rep I spoke with today. This is a great looking bunch of misfits lol, and Bish...very cool photo! How can I top a photo with penguins in the background? Show off LOL!!

Again, I apologize for the delay in posting mine.

 

 

 

Perhaps Bish is raising an army....

 

 

 

 

Well, given our budget cuts, the Falklands need all the support they can get Wink

 

 

 

LOL Bish...it's a sad day when you have to arm the local penguin militia

 

 

 

 

Not when they are trained by the SBS it ain't Wink

 

All this time and I find out you're a Batman villian Bish... Stick out tongue

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:27 PM

Greg

 

 
tempestjohnny

Ok here's my obligatory mug shot

 

 

 

Uh, it doesn't look like you have wasted much time adapting to the SW Florida lifestyle......

Toast

 

You need an Aloha shirt!!! Wink

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:46 PM

tempestjohnny

Ok here's my obligatory mug shot

 

Uh, it doesn't look like you have wasted much time adapting to the SW Florida lifestyle......

Toast

-Greg

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:20 PM

The Drifter

 

 
Bish

 

 
stikpusher

 

 
The Drifter

LOL....to everyone and their great comments. I should have mine posted by tomorrow morning according to the customer service rep I spoke with today. This is a great looking bunch of misfits lol, and Bish...very cool photo! How can I top a photo with penguins in the background? Show off LOL!!

Again, I apologize for the delay in posting mine.

 

 

 

Perhaps Bish is raising an army....

 

 

 

 

Well, given our budget cuts, the Falklands need all the support they can get Wink

 

 

 

LOL Bish...it's a sad day when you have to arm the local penguin militia

 

 

Not when they are trained by the SBS it ain't Wink

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat

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    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:13 AM

Mopar Madness

I’m the spitting image of my avatar!  Big Smile

 

I did figure you would be a little older though... Wink

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:13 AM

The Drifter

Great photo Gamera,

Is that the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background?

 

Recent vacation in North Carolina at Blowing Rock. It got it's name from the wind hitting the mountain and being deflected upward. It's supposed to snow upward there. There's a legend about an American Indian warrior who attempted to commit suicide by leaping from the mountain. However; the wind caught him and blew him back into the arms of his sweetheart. Real legend or something made up to attract tourists I dunno. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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    November 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:02 AM

Ok here's my obligatory mug shot

 

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