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by jdaw1
21:21 Mon 19 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

Uncle Tom’s extra apostrophe

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=6745#6745]Here[/url] uncle tom wrote:Decanted yesterday, and little changed from from freshly decanted to now - the suitabiity of LBV for immediate consumption after decanting is one of it's great advantages.
Uncle Tom, admirably in my humble opinion, seems to being ignoring this thread. Wise fellow.
by jdaw1
21:16 Mon 19 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Euro 2008 Singalong
Replies: 9
Views: 1270

If we win, we have to host it, and pay for hosting it.

No! If we win, we have to host it, and pay for hosting it. Terrible outcome.
by jdaw1
16:01 Mon 19 Nov 2007
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The "Deeper Underground" Offline (28 Jan 2008)
Replies: 248
Views: 60493

not Tuesday 29th

News: I now have to give a presentation, on a subject that is dearer to my heart than to yours, on the Wednesday 30th. Hence I’d very much like the tasting to not be on Tuesday 29th.
by jdaw1
23:57 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Favourites icon
Replies: 61
Views: 12809

Clear your cache and say thank you.

admin wrote:Clear your cache and say thank you.
Thank you.
by jdaw1
22:21 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Education, Education, Education
Replies: 23
Views: 4201

you missed the split infinitive

Luckily your failure to accept the modern coining of words meant you missed the split infinitive.
by jdaw1
22:18 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Eastern North-America Offline #2
Replies: 10
Views: 1317

Luc not having any more peanut butter

Does this mean Luc is not having any more peanut butter, or that Luc is not having any more port?
by jdaw1
22:17 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Favourites icon
Replies: 61
Views: 12809

Favicon emailed

You should be able to right-click and save it, or control-click, but emailed anyway.
by jdaw1
19:33 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Education, Education, Education
Replies: 23
Views: 4201

t=758, p=6702

Just noticed this thread. One could load it with either of: http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=6702 http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=758 but that starts at the top of the page. Suffixing either of these with “#6702† should cause the browser to automagically start the scroll posi...
by jdaw1
19:31 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Favourites icon
Replies: 61
Views: 12809

Please don’t forget the better favicon

Please don’t forget the better favicon: the dithered monstrosity causes me anguish every time I see it.
by jdaw1
17:39 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Taylor Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha
Replies: 19
Views: 3066

VVV and Nacional

So, you own a vineyard that makes good port. And you observe the prices paid for Nacional. With that background, draft a business plan to increase profits.

And it might taste good (I am a VVV virgin, so must defer to others).
by jdaw1
04:10 Sun 18 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

Conky, again

A fine sentiment, albeit imperfectly expressed in both the apostrophe and semi-colon departments.
by jdaw1
23:02 Sat 17 Nov 2007
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The "Deeper Underground" Offline (28 Jan 2008)
Replies: 248
Views: 60493

My last UK tasting, chez vous, I paid £ not bottles

My last UK tasting, chez vous, I paid £ not bottles, whereas you did the reverse. Change and change about.

Also, we are only five people: ten bottles would probably be enough.
by jdaw1
21:14 Sat 17 Nov 2007
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The "Deeper Underground" Offline (28 Jan 2008)
Replies: 248
Views: 60493

1966

My preference is a wider 1966 rather than a narrower double-horizontal. If necessary I can bring multiple 1966s, as, happily, due to a major re-routing of travel, I will be visiting my cellar the Friday before.
by jdaw1
15:31 Fri 16 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

apostrophe errors in this thread are deliberate.

I assume that apostrophe errors in this thread are deliberate.
by jdaw1
13:46 Fri 16 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

A quick post-post edit is indeed used to improve posts

A quick post-post edit is indeed used to improve the phrasing of posts. And I do realise that my first apostrophe error will be waved in my face.

Meanwhile:
[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=6625#6625]Here[/url] Conky wrote:I dont think the Coma joke will be appearing anytime soon.
by jdaw1
15:11 Thu 15 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port for sale by retailer
Replies: 1098
Views: 189341

Acker retail

10 bottles 1994 Cockburn Vintage Port $59 per bottle, 92pts, WS 1 bottle 1963 Croft Vintage Port $169 per bottle, 91pts, WS 5 bottles 1963 Dow's Vintage Port $219 per bottle, 92pts, WA 2 bottles 1977 Dow's Vintage Port $99 per bottle, 94pts, WS 12 bottles 1989 Dow's Vintage Port Bomfin(owc) $59 per...
by jdaw1
02:11 Thu 15 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

You can’t imagine how weird I think it is.

You think that’s weird? You can’t imagine how weird I think it is.
by jdaw1
13:40 Wed 14 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port in a Port Desert
Replies: 10
Views: 1327

But no water is needed if drinking a mere miniature

But no water is needed if drinking a mere miniature, and, to save on table space, notes can be recorded on the glass sheet—as happened until recent technology facilitated the tasting sheet.

;-)
by jdaw1
03:13 Wed 14 Nov 2007
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2049
Views: 256774

Uncle Tom’s extra apostrophe

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=6564#6564]Here[/url] uncle tom wrote:The wine has already performed it's little party trick
by jdaw1
20:30 Tue 13 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port for sale by retailer
Replies: 1098
Views: 189341

Southwick Court Fine Wines, at Octavian

George Rhys Southwick Court Fine Wines Ltd Southwick Court (London) Fine Wines Ltd DDI +44 (0)20 7801 2432 Fax +44 (0)20 7228 6677 13th November 2007 We are able to offer the following wines all lying in Octavian Wiltshire: Offered lying under bond. … 1 case Dow 1962 £995:00 case 1 case Sandeman 19...
by jdaw1
20:27 Tue 13 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Corking questions
Replies: 23
Views: 2584

www.homewinemaking.co.uk

Or you could post a question on www.homewinemaking.co.uk, the members of which must have experience in these matters. (If you do, please post a link in this thread to that one, and in that one to this.)
by jdaw1
20:22 Tue 13 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port in a Port Desert
Replies: 10
Views: 1327

that won’t stop me being really quite unhelpful

I also mis-read it, but that won’t stop me being really quite unhelpful.
by jdaw1
02:37 Tue 13 Nov 2007
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Grahams going vertical (Munich 08th December): 1927-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

I have mentioned this to a friend from Cologne

Looks excellent.

I have mentioned this to a friend from Cologne. Hopefully she will be able to make it.
by jdaw1
20:21 Mon 12 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Corking questions
Replies: 23
Views: 2584

Uncle Tom’s corking machine

Derek T. is entirely correct about Uncle T.’s style. You seem to have it all in hand: good luck.

If posting a video, get a friend to hold the camera. Many of us would be interested, I’m sure.
by jdaw1
18:15 Mon 12 Nov 2007
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Corking questions
Replies: 23
Views: 2584

Re: the magic red button

Tom: please practice with a few empties first. As I have 18 bottles perhaps the best approach would be: 6 bottles left with T in place 6 bottles with T removed and re-inserted 6 bottles re-closed with long corks Wadaya think? Nearly. Five bottles left with T in place; Five bottles with T removed and ...