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Forum: European Dive Locations 09-25-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41,113
Posted By namabiru
Cheers andy. Yeah, I knew about BSAC, as we have...

Cheers andy. Yeah, I knew about BSAC, as we have a clubhouse in Doha. However, yearly membership is outrageous, at 1200 riyals+ or something (USD $300--400, roughly).

I've not heard from my...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-25-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,755
Posted By namabiru
Just a carabiner works well if you're on a...

Just a carabiner works well if you're on a budget, until you get something else.

'Sides, you can call into the 100 yen shop and find one, no problems.
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-25-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,384
Posted By namabiru
Oh man, that just drives me crazy as well. It...

Oh man, that just drives me crazy as well. It happens everywhere. That's why I like to stay in guesthouses. You book a bunk, the bathroom's down the hall, and you're not paying expensive...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-20-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,139
Posted By namabiru
Yep. In my move this week, I had two brand new...

Yep. In my move this week, I had two brand new suitcases I used. One is now cracked all to hell near the handle. When I brought this to the airline's attention, they naturally never did anything...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-20-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By namabiru
Ha ha, a friend sent me this clip in honor of my...

Ha ha, a friend sent me this clip in honor of my relocation to Qatar.

http://www.comedycentral.com/motherload/?lnk=v&ml_video=10269o5
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-15-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,474
Posted By namabiru
My local spot will become the Persian Gulf very...

My local spot will become the Persian Gulf very soon, although I'm hoping for my next 'exotic' destination will be the Red Sea. Either that or I'll go over to Thailand/Malaysia.

In the next...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-15-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By namabiru
Yeah, that's right. Or else if you're going on a...

Yeah, that's right. Or else if you're going on a day trip, on a boat, usually your fee includes tanks and weights. Belts if you require one as well.

Do they weigh carry-ons for the prop job...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-15-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
I dunno how much airfare from DFW is /was. I...

I dunno how much airfare from DFW is /was. I flew out of Spokane. I started out, in spirit, with a $1500 budget, and was looking for an inexpensive vacation as a treat for finishing grad. school. ...
Forum: Regulators 09-12-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,846
Posted By namabiru
Aha-- I kind of wondered if it was maybe just the...

Aha-- I kind of wondered if it was maybe just the specific reg. I was using. I'm serious in that it didn't breathe well at all.

So we had one person who likes the R2. It goes to show you that...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-12-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Naw mate, it's not private cabins. You have bunk...

Naw mate, it's not private cabins. You have bunk beds in 3 separate holds (one area the 'main salon', where you eat, one area in the middle, and one area at the front of the bow) and there is a...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-12-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Hiya Holly, how you going? Glad to hear you got...

Hiya Holly, how you going? Glad to hear you got back okay, and AA didn't continue to screw up. Tahiti in '08, eh? Hey, keep me in the loop. You never know, I just *may* be able to find a cheap ticket...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-12-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,594
Posted By namabiru
Happy Birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy...

Happy Birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday dear Joe
Happy birthday tooooooooooooooo
Yooooooooooooooooooooooooooouuuuuuuuuuu!

:D
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-12-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By namabiru
Mmm! Yeppo, I certainly did play with the...

Mmm! Yeppo, I certainly did play with the housing on land. I trooped around the yard, camera in hand, taking random photos of pansies and beer cans (! just kidding--we're not quite that redneck...
Forum: Regulators 09-12-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,846
Posted By namabiru
Mmm... I've gotta tell you. I used a Rebel R2...

Mmm... I've gotta tell you. I used a Rebel R2 reg on one dive, and that was because I was taking my AOW navigation dive, and I didn't have a compass but my instructor's console did. I don't mean to...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-12-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Thanks for the compliment! Well, the photos are...

Thanks for the compliment! Well, the photos are okay, but would definitely be better if I had an external strobe. I was just using an Olympus C-5000 "point and shoot" in the housing. You can...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-11-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
'Kay guys, you've asked for photos. Mine aren't...

'Kay guys, you've asked for photos. Mine aren't so good. If there are others lurking out there who went on the trip, please share as well.

Go to the photo gallery, find the ST Blackbeard's...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-11-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Cheers Foo! By the way, congrats on winning the...

Cheers Foo! By the way, congrats on winning the best thread contest last month. :smiley20:
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-11-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
:smiley36: Yes, yes, how true. Mine aren't so...

:smiley36: Yes, yes, how true. Mine aren't so good, though, I'm afraid. I had problems with my u/w camera, as you found out in the other forum.

I'll upload some just the same, though, to the...
Forum: Bags and Diving Luggage 09-11-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,176
Posted By namabiru
Mmm! Yes, I do that too. I don't fill the tub...

Mmm! Yes, I do that too. I don't fill the tub with rinse water, as usually it's all dirty (plus here I have a clothes line and garden hose).

So here is the review on the $28.64 Wally World...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-11-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By namabiru
:smiley36: Good times, good times. Back to...

:smiley36: Good times, good times.

Back to the housing issue. The camera never shut itself off-- I could just not take any photos. I had dissident packaging in the housing, and never saw any...
Forum: DIY 09-11-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,154
Posted By namabiru
:smiley36: Way to connect the dots there, Kracky.

:smiley36: Way to connect the dots there, Kracky.
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-11-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Yep, only two--the Morning Star and Pirates Lady....

Yep, only two--the Morning Star and Pirates Lady. We were on Pirates Lady.
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-10-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,604
Posted By namabiru
:smilie39: Well, yep, people do go to Glacier,...

:smilie39:

Well, yep, people do go to Glacier, or more likely to Yellowstone, and try to feed Grizzlies, and Bison, and they end up getting their arms bit off. Then they're hostile because the...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-10-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,559
Posted By namabiru
Yes, you are certainly right about that, if...

Yes, you are certainly right about that, if you've got the space in a carry-on. Plus, if you check in beforehand online, you don't need to be at the airport so early. You check in online, get your...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-10-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,448
Posted By namabiru
Okay, so here is my take on the whole...

Okay, so here is my take on the whole Blackbeard's experience.

It was great to go with ST, as people knew one another a little better, and from the start there was good group cooperation. This...
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