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Heading north...

Post by Mark R » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:18 am

Ten years after my last attempt...
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Post by Mark R » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:11 pm

Such a great trip...
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Post by Chris Bolton » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:54 pm

Thanks, Mark. An impressive trip well described.

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Post by Mark R » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:41 am

Thanks Chris. I'd post a whole lot more about this amazing adventure if folk were interested, but I can see that I have been hugely eclipsed by a query about towing eyes.
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Post by Chris Bolton » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:08 am

I'd post a whole lot more about this amazing adventure if folk were interested, but I can see that I have been hugely eclipsed by a query about towing eyes
I take your point. While I suspect (but haven't quantified) that many UKRGB users are not Facebook users, and those who are will go to Facebook, read your account and make any comments there, it is odd that UKRGB has so few expedition reports, but Song of the Paddle still has many blogs. It can't be as simple as just having a section titled "Blogs"?

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Post by rockhopper » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:48 pm

I would suspect that people look at the post and follow the link to Facebook then see no point in coming back to comment via the post to on this site whereas posts like the one on towing eyes by their nature look for a response and those that respond will look at the same post again and again.
Personally i would much rather see and read a post on this site rather then go via Facebook. I am also much more likely to subsequently comment on this site whereas i would not bother on a Facebook posting.

Therefore, if you have the time and inclination please do post a full account of the trip on here...

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Re: Heading north...

Post by mcgruff » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:25 am

Mark R wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:41 am
Thanks Chris. I'd post a whole lot more about this amazing adventure if folk were interested, but I can see that I have been hugely eclipsed by a query about towing eyes.
Apologies :( I assumed the full story was on Facebook but a long time ago I stopped using it - even before all the Cambridge Analytica stuff - because it was obvious that the whole business model was all about online surveillance and monetising personal data / web browsing habits.

I've heard it's always calm as a millpond up there so I'm sure you had a real easy trip...

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Post by jamesl2play » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:08 pm

I am reading it on FB. Finding it a good read.

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Re: Heading north...

Post by Jim » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:55 am

Mark R wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:41 am
Thanks Chris. I'd post a whole lot more about this amazing adventure if folk were interested, but I can see that I have been hugely eclipsed by a query about towing eyes.
At least it isn't skegs or sponsons!

I see you had one of those skeg things with dual pivot axes, how did that work out?
(I get on well with mine)

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