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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2013, 11:20:27 pm »
Hi Joan

You mention adding something from the addictions and/or mondegreens threads. At Phillips talk in Exeter he showed Jenfurr's entry in the addictions thread about contractions. Went down very well. http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=1432.msg25349#msg25349

Best of luck

K

That boat name Wonganella just creases me up...it's so funny..... ;D ;D ;D  Thanks Keith!

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2013, 11:41:17 pm »
Then, there's always the ant's nest in the barometer ;)
http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=1844.msg26299#msg26299
That's a ripper as they say in Oz!   That could be my wrap-up story...just what I was looking for! The perfect mix of science and fun.

You're all being very helpful - I'm very grateful!
 J
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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #32 on: March 20, 2013, 07:43:47 am »
You are the one doing the real work - and it is a lot of work!
We're all happy to have someone brave enough to do the presentation.

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« Reply #33 on: March 20, 2013, 08:30:32 am »
Hi Joan,
I failed to mention the "adventures" I came across transcribing "Thetis" and "Bear" :

as regards "Thetis", the Greeley expedition rescue:
http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=3017.msg60960#msg60960

and "Bear" the search for J B Vincent:
http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=3096.msg59353#msg59353

Possibly they could be included in your presentation :)

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« Reply #34 on: March 20, 2013, 01:46:54 pm »
Hi Joan,
I failed to mention the "adventures" I came across transcribing "Thetis" and "Bear" :

as regards "Thetis", the Greeley expedition rescue:
http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=3017.msg60960#msg60960

and "Bear" the search for J B Vincent:
http://forum.oldweather.org/index.php?topic=3096.msg59353#msg59353

Possibly they could be included in your presentation :)

Awww - thanks again Sylvia..that's also what I was going to look for - some tales of daring-do! Fantastic.  ;D


Oooo! -that also came up right by the buildings of Kings Island - great....now next stop is the ship that had its undies on the line....
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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #35 on: March 20, 2013, 02:34:15 pm »


The Thetis

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #36 on: March 20, 2013, 03:45:07 pm »
Isn't she elegant?  Beautiful picture ....

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« Reply #37 on: March 20, 2013, 04:53:51 pm »
Triple coloured sails too...dreamy.

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« Reply #38 on: March 20, 2013, 04:57:26 pm »
Triple coloured!  What colours?  Getting excited about this is I'm afraid a sign of addiction ....

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« Reply #39 on: March 20, 2013, 08:02:08 pm »
Even worse was that instant leap to defend her that I just felt. Well it looks to me like she's got red sails, medium something jibs, and pale spankers.   ;D

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #40 on: March 20, 2013, 08:02:33 pm »
Mustn't forget to mention this:

The IBM Award for Meteorological Innovation that Matters

Old Weather (led by Dr Philip Brohan)

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #41 on: March 20, 2013, 08:33:38 pm »
You betcha!

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #42 on: March 20, 2013, 09:35:25 pm »
Okay everyone - the big challenge - I'm doing some business cards to hand out... here's an example:



This shows front and back. Ignore the blank column in the middle.

So - any suggestions to improve these please? - any one willing to donate less than 50 words about what inspires them to do oW? I know you're all hopeless addicts (takes one to know one -hahaha!). If you feel too coy to reply out here in the open you can always PM me.
I'm going to do quite a few cards so if you have 2 sets of words please do donate..

OK - I have to go home.

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #43 on: March 20, 2013, 10:33:19 pm »
That is very good.  Getting a side job in graphic design? :)

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Re: OW Speaker's Bureau - Have PowerPoint, will Travel
« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2013, 09:20:36 am »
Just a one-liner that could do with some refining I think.

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