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Author Topic: Unhappy Thread  (Read 88495 times)

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1080 on: July 06, 2018, 11:37:48 AM »
I wasn't going to respond to this but you just reminded me I'm out the stuff  :beers:
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1081 on: July 06, 2018, 12:37:59 PM »
Not only that but the barmaid obviously pays you to drink there! :goggleeyes:
Where is this pub, David? (Strictly between you and I, and maybe 5000 other members :D)

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1082 on: July 06, 2018, 12:44:03 PM »
Is it still brewed at Bridport ?

Remember sampling their products back in 1975 in the "Ship Inn" on the last day of the Bridport Branch, I believe I caught the penultimate train from there, luckily DMU's in those days had toilets.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1083 on: July 06, 2018, 02:06:28 PM »
Where is this pub, David? (Strictly between you and I, and maybe 5000 other members :D)

Ah Mick, you have failed to pass today's test - spot the barmaid (is that term still used these PC days?) and her emblazoned Polo shirt. :)

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1084 on: July 06, 2018, 03:52:36 PM »
Where is this pub, David? (Strictly between you and I, and maybe 5000 other members :D)

Ah Mick, you have failed to pass today's test - spot the barmaid (is that term still used these PC days?) and her emblazoned Polo shirt. :)

 :D

To a large extent I'm not up to date with what's PC or not so I hope 'barmaid' is still an acceptable term. Maybe it should be 'barperson'?
All I know is she's paying someone what looks like £20 for drinking there :hmmm:

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1085 on: July 06, 2018, 04:06:50 PM »
why do they always put these logos on the eerrr 'chest' area, where it is not 'pc' to look long enough to read them  :-[
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1086 on: July 06, 2018, 07:05:51 PM »
Because it was dreamed up by a man who kept getting caught looking.
Ready made excuse for looking now.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1087 on: July 07, 2018, 04:42:05 PM »
If the caller display shows 'International' I just ignore it. If it's a member of the Royal Family in trouble I'm sure they'll leave a message :laugh:

No point me or George calling you then if we have a forum problem.   ::)   :P

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1088 on: July 14, 2018, 07:24:05 PM »
Tomorrow I shall be attending a Teddy Parachute Drop at my Grandchildrens local church. Apparently, and it distresses me greatly ;), the eldest of the three, who is 5 years old, seems to have no idea what a 'Teddy' actually is!
Her plan was for her entry into the competition to be a fluffy tiger, or some such. When her Nanny said it should be a Teddy, she was totally non-plushed and couldn't see the problem.

So tomorrow, as the clock on the church tower launch pad strikes the half hour after 1:00pm, rather than a glorious array of wonderful teddy bears descending from the above, it is highly likely that my eyes will be assailed by a loud, brash and dare I say gaudy collection of objects floating down, ranging from Unicorns, through Smurfs and large-eyed Princesses (without an ounce of stuffing between them), to every Disney character you care to name - and even Pooh is most definitely NOT a teddy bear!

I mean, what IS the World coming to? :confused2:

Roosevelt will probably turn in his grave! :o









But the kids will love it! :D - the parachuting toys, not the grave-turning bit! :no:
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1089 on: July 14, 2018, 11:18:32 PM »
I trust you'll be going dressed as a Teddy Boy? :D

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1090 on: July 15, 2018, 12:18:31 AM »
Her plan was for her entry into the competition to be a fluffy tiger, or some such. When her Nanny said it should be a Teddy, she was totally non-plushed and couldn't see the problem.


i thought the teddies were fully plushed??
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1091 on: July 15, 2018, 08:27:14 PM »
Her plan was for her entry into the competition to be a fluffy tiger, or some such. When her Nanny said it should be a Teddy, she was totally non-plushed and couldn't see the problem.


i thought the teddies were fully plushed??
New maybe, but they tend to be de-plushed by little fingers.
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1092 on: July 15, 2018, 09:47:27 PM »
Just an update on the parachuting Teddies....

A grand time was had by all, and over 50 assorted treasured cuddlies floated down from the parapet of the church tower. Happily the majority were in fact teddy bears, though the odd penguin, unicorn, toothless dragon, and dog braved the descent. Some sailed serenely down, some were swept into trees and bushes, and more than a few merely plummeted as their 'chutes failed to deploy in time. Star performer - I'm biased - was my 5 year old grand-daughters entry. This was eventually agreed to be a teddy (after much cajoling and parental persuasion), in fact one of two fine brown bears that her Nanny had given her from her own special collection some years ago. As the Jump Master flung young teddy out into the void, his parachute filled most opportunely and he floated down to land, to the utter surprise of the man making souvenir badges, directly upon the man's head! Happily no real damage was done to either character, though as a precaution young teddy, in common with all other contestants, was rapidly stretchered off to the nearby Medical Table, where tender care was administered, plasters and bandages were carefully applied, and he was returned to his proud owner.
There were no winners, no losers, and cake and orange juice was available to all for a donation to church funds.
And it was a glorious sunny day!

So a happy ending in the unhappy thread.
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Mike

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1093 on: July 25, 2018, 09:19:16 AM »
Very unhappy yesterday ,I went down the shed in the morning opened the windows and put the fans on to try and cool it down.
My mate came in the afternoon to test some locos ,and due to this unusual weather and my laziness I have found major electrical problems with isolation gaps closed up NO IRJs just cut track ,even some switches not working , so I wish I had taken the time to fit the IRJs  it might have made a difference .
One track in the fiddle yard  that wasnít pinned down very well had actually expanded so much that as the train passed it was hitting the train on the next line .
Oh well I suppose in the winter the gaps will be so big that the wheels will drop into them and the train will de rail ,itís all part of having a model railway.
Running evening will have to be cancelled again tonight.
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1094 on: July 25, 2018, 10:02:15 AM »
Cut a hole high up in the eaves of the shed, fit a flap controlled by a green house window opener. It will reduce the problem..

 

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