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A hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time. Hobbies can include collecting themed items and objects, engaging in creative and artistic pursuits, playing sports, or pursuing other amusements. By continually participating in a particular hobby, one can acquire substantial skill and knowledge in that area. Generally speaking, a person who engages in an activity solely for fun is called a 'hobbyist', whereas a 'professional' generally engages in an activity for reward and an 'amateur' (from French for "lover of") does so out of personal interest in an activity. While an amateur may be as skilled as a professional, a professional receives compensation while an amateur generally does not.

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Skhilled
May 29, 2017, 11:32:06 AM by Skhilled
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This is the new standard for websites. If yo do not have it installed users will be greeted with something telling them your site may not be secure and their information could be compromised. Check your server's control panel under the SSL sections and see if there is something to use for free such as "OpenSSL" or "Let's Encrypt".

If you cannot find anything ask your hosting if they will install it for you. Potent...
Skhilled
May 29, 2017, 11:25:45 AM by Skhilled
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There is a bug when you try to login using the User Info block in Simple portal. They have not posted an official fix but a user there found a fix for it:

https://simpleportal.net/index.php?topic=14466.0
Dave
May 06, 2017, 03:33:56 PM by Dave
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Here are some photos I took while we were at Cheddar Gorge

Outside the Cheddar Cliffs store

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Here is a map of the area

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The following are from inside Goughs cave

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We walked up the 274 steps of Jacobs Ladder as seen below, I did stop a couple of times on the way up  :yes

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Up the steps to get to the lookout tower, and here is th...
Dave
May 06, 2017, 03:18:11 PM by Dave
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Shirl asked me for a planter for some plants in the garden, so here is what I made her.

As usual start with reading the plans

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Mark out then cut up all the parts

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Once all the parts are cut start putting it together. Firstly the body

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Now add the handles, stands and wheel

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I've put it outside now for a better look

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Skhilled
April 09, 2017, 12:06:19 AM by Skhilled
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In the post profile with a poster's info, as seen on the left of this post and all others, the green square for showing that a user is online is missing from this theme. It's "useron.gif" and should be placed here:

http://www.davejohnson.co.uk/Themes/DeepBlue/images/useron.gif

When a user is not online you'll see a white square next to their name which is:

http://www.davejohnson.co.uk/Themes/DeepBlue/images/useroff.gif

EDIT: Your header is off on the r...
Skhilled
April 08, 2017, 07:17:28 PM by Skhilled
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Women often receive warnings about protecting themselves at the mall and in dark parking lots, etc. This is the first warning I have seen for men. I wanted to pass it on in case you haven't heard about it. A 'heads up' for those men who may be regular customers at Lowe's, Home Depot, Costco, or even Wal-Mart. This one caught me totally by surprise. Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping. Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don...
Skhilled
April 08, 2017, 07:15:46 PM by Skhilled
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 :rofl

Dave
December 02, 2016, 05:44:02 PM by Dave
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I met up with Jake in Bristol for his birthday and we had a great weekend

First photos are from the city centre, our hotel was just across the road from here

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We went to see the SS Great Britain, it's very clever the way they have put up the glass screen

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We also visited the @Bristol Science Centre

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