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Old 12 September 2012, 14:40   #21
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I'm aware m'lud that ignorance is no defence, however I was sincerely unaware that the "feature" section existed. When I open Ribnet, I'm presented with a list of forums (fora?) no sign of a features section. Maybe I need to dig deeper. I'll watch the postman with interest
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When I read the title I thought this was heading to the bilges for sure. Having read the post it's very informative and well worth duplicating.

Didn't spot it first time out either.

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Sobering,well worth a Re Post.Missed it in January.
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Appreciate the post about this. Just hope I'm never in the situation I have to act... but if I do, at least I know some of the signs to look for.

This happened earlier this week in Canada in just a metre of water, sad indeed. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windso...-st-clair.html
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"water temperature was 2 C"
Sad, never knew those lakes where so cold.
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That's because it was last March. She effectively died of Hypothermia, not drowning.

As an aside - I've done a couple of 40 minute dives in water that was 3 degrees C. Even with a full dry suit and big undersuit, gloves etc, it was absolutely numbing and I was actually in tears after the first dive as the feeling returned to my hands. The water off our northern shores in winter drops to 6 degrees - I'd hate to fall in....
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That's because it was last March. She effectively died of Hypothermia, not drowning.
Didn't realise it was earlier in the year.
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Great information, that I too missed first time round. I have copied and posted on our Facebook page, so that it is read by as many people as possible
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Doh! I missed that one! I did a search before posting it, must have put in the wrong keywords.

Even so, it shows that you can miss things in the features section which I very rarely read.
Well it made me read it as it made 250kts (and now me) post it on FB, so worth it.
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I'm aware m'lud that ignorance is no defence, however I was sincerely unaware that the "feature" section existed. When I open Ribnet, I'm presented with a list of forums (fora?) no sign of a features section. Maybe I need to dig deeper. I'll watch the postman with interest
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It is the bottom one.
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It is the bottom one.
Not there when using the "app", which is all I ever use as PCs and Laptops are so last millennia.
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In the app, it's under 'archive' , then 'features'.......
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It is the bottom one.
Ahh! I never get past the Bilges
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I've not seen that article before, very useful.
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Nice one Andy
it does not matter if this was posted before. It cant be posted often enough. If it saves just one person it is good stuff.
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Nice one Andy
it does not matter if this was posted before. It cant be posted often enough. If it saves just one person it is good stuff.
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Not there when using the "app", which is all I ever use as PCs and Laptops are so last millennia.
Any new posts in Features will still show up in the App as elsewhere. Anyone who has missed this the first time round has clearly been neglecting Ribnet and not reading every post (so thats most normal people, or probably everyone except Willk then!).

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In the app, it's under 'archive' , then 'features'.......
Yes all the forums are grouped into sections.
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and not reading every post (so thats most normal people, or probably everyone except Willk then!)..
Do we NOT have to read them all?!?

What about the Exam?
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Do we NOT have to read them all?!?

What about the Exam?
Once you pass the exam and complete your moderator probationary period you don't need to read them all. Even better your pay increases by 50% at that point ;-)
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