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    All I said was that my nearest services is...

    All I said was that my nearest services is Podimore.

    And my house is most definitely not local authority. Ex or otherwise....
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    Nah. Our nearest services is Podimore.

    Nah. Our nearest services is Podimore.
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    There's actually a very interesting BBC4...

    There's actually a very interesting BBC4 documentary about the A303!


    https://vimeo.com/25813595


    http://vimeo.com/25813595

    https://vimeo.com/25813595
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    Flouting Planning Legislation

    The labyrinthine world of planning law isn't an area with which I'm overly familiar but investigations into a development that has taken place in the front garden of the property that adjoins mine...
  5. POTD!

    POTD!
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    Is it the amount of time you've been doing it or...

    Is it the amount of time you've been doing it or has the industry changed for the worst?

    Personally I think it's the latter.
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    I remember many years ago Jonathan King touting...

    I remember many years ago Jonathan King touting Right Said Fred for Eurovision success. And he's a man who can recognise a hit song when he hears one.

    Not sure Right Said Fred would be a wholly...
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    I stayed in an AirBnB last week. It was...

    I stayed in an AirBnB last week.

    It was actually very good.

    A rather odd check in procedure though - there were no written instructions just links to 2 youtube videos; one showing the route...
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    Magazine

    Magazine
  10. In that case we may as well turn your local...

    In that case we may as well turn your local market place into Chop Chop Square!
  11. What Sort of a World are we Living in?

    I'm not going to post the link but I've just seen an embedded video on a news website showing somebody getting shot. He later died from his injuries.

    Ok, forgetting the fact that this was an...
  12. Yes, it reminds me of Andrew and Koo Stark. Of...

    Yes, it reminds me of Andrew and Koo Stark. Of course, back then the Queen stepped in and nipped that one in the bud.
  13. I think any post Brexit trade deal with India is...

    I think any post Brexit trade deal with India is going to entail one hell of a lot more of this.
  14. Hear Hear!

    Hear Hear!
  15. 1977 - odd to think that, at the same time, there...

    1977 - odd to think that, at the same time, there was a group of individuals sat on top of the Hit Parade whose stock in trade was hurling insults at the Queen.
  16. A Greek Island would be good....

    A Greek Island would be good....
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    Did you call your birdbox bra cottage? :smile

    Did you call your birdbox bra cottage? :smile
  18. Hang on, there was already an official thread a...

    Hang on, there was already an official thread a few weeks ago :confused:
  19. Yes, well done. I wanted to see a bit of effort...

    Yes, well done. I wanted to see a bit of effort from you tonight.

    There's a good 15 minutes of your life you'll never get back :winker:
  20. Rockbottom. My own favourite UK entry.......

    Rockbottom.

    My own favourite UK entry.... Ever.

    ISTR we were bridesmaid yet again that year.

    Actually, just watching this reminded me that each act in Eurovision had its own conductor who...
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    Last night's action had me reminiscing about a...

    Last night's action had me reminiscing about a Eurovision party I attended in Salisbury sometime back in the 80s. I can't remember the exact year but I do remember we were represented by Bardot that...
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    The Cod Wars, Gibraltar, The Falklands - ...

    The Cod Wars, Gibraltar, The Falklands - there's always been something.
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    Oh, this was the one who stuffed the body parts...

    Oh, this was the one who stuffed the body parts of his victims down his drainpipes tgen.

    Not a good move as it was a particularly hot summer :eyes
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    I missed our entry. We're we any good? We...

    I missed our entry.

    We're we any good?

    We didn't get many points. Maybe we should wheel out Lyndsey De Paul next year :eyes
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    Is that the Black Panther? There were two...

    Is that the Black Panther?

    There were two serial killers with that surname.

    Kidnapped and murdered heiress Lesley Writtle.

    I remember the Daily Exrpress headline - No man, woman or child is...
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    Well done Israel. Wonderful stuff. First time...

    Well done Israel. Wonderful stuff. First time they've won since Ishe Cohen and the Alpha Betas back in '78.

    Just love the current voting system - always provides us with a real cliffhanger and it...
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    Yes, shame Lynda didn't get an outing during the...

    Yes, shame Lynda didn't get an outing during the halftime proceedings this year.

    Absolutely hilarious!
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    You don't really need them unless you're not on...

    You don't really need them unless you're not on the flat rate scheme and are claiming VAT on all your expenses.
  29. Judging by all the rainbow flags on display when...

    Judging by all the rainbow flags on display when I last visited an NT property, I think you'll find that the NT is a very inclusive organisation these days.
  30. Here's a Great Little Money Saving Tip For You

    Paying over the odds for your National Trust Membership?

    Well, apparently you can join the New Zealand NT & it's half the price and membership entitles you to enter all the NT properties over...
  31. Well, I'd hardly call Jonathan Ross a comic :eyes...

    Well, I'd hardly call Jonathan Ross a comic :eyes

    Get with the programme....
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    Yes, I have and I got the impression I was...

    Yes, I have and I got the impression I was advised to invest in whatever schemes gave the best kickbacks/commission to the IFA.

    Best thing to do with money is spend it :happy
  33. Les Dawson did very good mother in law jokes.

    Les Dawson did very good mother in law jokes.
  34. My weekend started yesterday when I flew in from...

    My weekend started yesterday when I flew in from Cloggers.

    Actually started in a very interesting manner when I began chatting to the passenger in the seat next to me, a rather wizened, erudite...
  35. Do you think they'd ever show the Pakistani...

    Do you think they'd ever show the Pakistani Daleks again?
  36. Yes, as were Little and Large.

    Yes, as were Little and Large.
  37. Oh yes, I do. PAul KAy is somebody else - Dennis...

    Oh yes, I do. PAul KAy is somebody else - Dennis Pennis. Who was quite good.





    Yes, how did I forget him. Worst of the bunch - highly irritating.
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    One of the things that drives me mad about...

    One of the things that drives me mad about present day onboarding is the sheer volume of information that they want that gets duplicated (triplicated for my last role). e.g. they want details of...
  39. Is it my imagination or is there a person of...

    Is it my imagination or is there a person of colour in the foreground of that pic that they've obscured somewhat as his presence doesn't fit the narrative?
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    From Me Friends.... ...

    From Me Friends....


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ecZ94guWl0
  41. Who is your favourite TV Comedian?

    Err... I can't think of anyone as they all seem smug and/or unfunny so I shall turn the question on its head.

    Which comedian would you push out to sea on a raft?

    Lee Howard for not being funny...
  42. Yes, lovey indeed :eyes I hope the sight of...

    Yes, lovey indeed :eyes

    I hope the sight of petty criminals and adulteresses dangling by the neck from cranes doesn't put you off your coffee.
  43. Ok, so I imagined the footage clearly showing the...

    Ok, so I imagined the footage clearly showing the Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system being deployed against incoming Iranian missiles?

    Interesting.
  44. You seem to have a problem comprehending reality....

    You seem to have a problem comprehending reality.

    Iran attacked Israel first you daft clot!
  45. Do you really go to the trouble of searching...

    Do you really go to the trouble of searching every single phrase in every one of my posts to see if it's been coincidentally duplicated elsewhere on this forum??

    :winker: :winker:
  46. Getting back on topic, a reminder of those heady...

    Getting back on topic, a reminder of those heady days of '82


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wHqUOE16vo
  47. I don't see basil lasting through the winter -...

    I don't see basil lasting through the winter - it's not very hardy is it?
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    Cervantesless

    Drat. Left my copy of Don Quixote on the train.

    I was really tickled by the tilting at windmills.
  49. No. I saw he was from South Wiltshire & this...

    No. I saw he was from South Wiltshire & this piqued my interest to read some of his posts.
  50. When was the Last Time you were Excited by Something?

    A rather depressing conclusion to a conversation I was having the other night with a group of 40/50 somethings was that the older you get, the less joy / excitement one derives from things.

    Is...
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