Things you've never done

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 17 Sep 2018, 7:00pm

Never gone up with a hot-air balloon
The thing cannae be steered, could land anywhere

There is a lot of water round here :?
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 17 Sep 2018, 7:24pm

Had relations with Carol Vorderman.
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby al_yrpal » 17 Sep 2018, 7:38pm

I did the balloon in Kenya. A few months later I read that our pilot had crashed, killed himself, another passenger, and injured others… never again!

I skied on the top of a day visit to the Jungfrau. One ski came off and disappeared down the mountain. The hire guy wasnt amused. Since then I have never skied.

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 17 Sep 2018, 7:44pm

There was a balloon "accident", the thing went out of control, nearly managed to land, then rocketed up into the stratosphere, several people perished, must have been a scary way to die

Should balloon trips be banned?
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 17 Sep 2018, 8:07pm

Elvis died on the loo. Should going for a Forest be banned?
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 19 Sep 2018, 7:16pm

One thing I used to do a lot was writing Letters to the Editor, to local papers, the CTC Gazette of course, gave that up years ago, it was fun, kept some copies

Had one published in a leading motoring journal, advocating enforcement of traffic law, there were some entertaining responses

Now I just argue on these fora :wink:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby pwa » 19 Sep 2018, 8:00pm

Lance Dopestrong wrote:Elvis died on the loo. Should going for a Forest be banned?

"Forest". Didn't know that one. I had to run it through my head for a few moments before I got it. :lol:
New vocabulary for Bryn.

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby pwa » 19 Sep 2018, 8:05pm

Canoed on the Wye.
I've been on other rivers but not the Wye. I must put that right.

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 19 Sep 2018, 8:11pm

pwa wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote:Elvis died on the loo. Should going for a Forest be banned?

"Forest". Didn't know that one. I had to run it through my head for a few moments before I got it. :lol:
New vocabulary for Bryn.

Sorry, I cannae see the derivation please explain :wink:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby pwa » 19 Sep 2018, 8:24pm

brynpoeth wrote:
pwa wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote:Elvis died on the loo. Should going for a Forest be banned?

"Forest". Didn't know that one. I had to run it through my head for a few moments before I got it. :lol:
New vocabulary for Bryn.

Sorry, I cannae see the derivation please explain :wink:

More fun if you work it out yourself. Kind of Cockney Rhyming slang. Forest is spelt with a capital letter, so it is a name. How many people do you know named Forest?

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 19 Sep 2018, 8:49pm

pwa wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote:Elvis died on the loo. Should going for a Forest be banned?

"Forest". Didn't know that one. I had to run it through my head for a few moments before I got it. :lol:
New vocabulary for Bryn.


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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 19 Sep 2018, 8:49pm

Ben@Forest of this parish is the only one I can think of
Still don't understand, pm me the answer please if you dare not explain it publicly :wink:

Cockney *Rhymney* Slang?
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby pwa » 19 Sep 2018, 8:55pm

brynpoeth wrote:Ben@Forest of this parish is the only one I can think of
Still don't understand, pm me the answer please if you dare not explain it publicly :wink:

Cockney *Rhymney* Slang?

Think cinematic character with the name Forest. His surname rhymes with a word for what Elvis was allegedly doing when he met his end.

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Pastychomper » 20 Sep 2018, 1:30pm

I believe the character's name intended in that excellent bit of rhyming slang was spelled "Forrest". Thought it might be helpful to Forrest that bit of information here.

(If only I'd noticed this thread yesterday, I'd have made more of that extra R.)

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby fausto copy » 20 Sep 2018, 2:52pm

Chomped on a pasty. :wink: