Hand Bags At Dawn

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Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby landsurfer » 12 Jan 2017, 9:50pm

There is so much anger on the forum.....
Race, Gender, Sandwiches, Colour, Creed, Brexit, Immigrants, Benefits and on and on ... oh!, and sometimes Cycling ....

All forum members should be able to "Challenge their Nemesis" to a trial by combat ....
HANDBAGS AT DAWN !!!!

Very much in the style of the Batley Ladies Guild re-enactment of the Battle of Pearl Harbour as brought to us by Monty Python ...
The protagonists should have to cycle to an agreed place of meeting in the early hours and for our entertainment, viewed by the magic of media, battle with handbags ... or Carradice products, to establish the "TRUTH OF THEIR POSTS ".
We would, of course accept the outcome..... as long as the one we where supporting won !!!!!!!!!!!

:D
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby 661-Pete » 12 Jan 2017, 11:07pm

You've forgotten: "H*lm*ts", and "Dies*l". The mind boggles at that toxic mix....
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby reohn2 » 13 Jan 2017, 12:39am

Landsurfer
Seek help :wink:
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby SpannerGeek » 13 Jan 2017, 6:33am

Mini pumps at dawn? That way the petty point scoring and keyboard warfare could be circumvented and we could all have a laugh.

Think of all those embarrassing spelling and grammatical mistakes that could be avoided. This idea has legs!

You could charge an entrance fee :lol:

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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby pwa » 13 Jan 2017, 8:11am

Perhaps a more cycling related challenge would be appropriate. When I was a boy my friends and I played a game in which we cycled around very slowly, trying to force each other to place a foot on the ground. Ideally you would ride in front of an opponent, forcing them to stop and put a foot down. It could still be at dawn, of course.

Helmets compulsory?

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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby reohn2 » 13 Jan 2017, 9:14am

SpannerGeek wrote:Mini pumps at dawn? ........

Someone is sure to turn up with a track pump and blow the whole thing apart.

Think of all those embarrassing spelling and grammatical mistakes that could be avoided.This idea has legs!

Though they're no use without something to peddle :wink:
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby kwackers » 13 Jan 2017, 10:09am

Are lead shot filled bike pumps allowed?

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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby ChrisOntLancs » 13 Jan 2017, 10:41am

well with politics the trouble is that rational debate shares the same stage as mindless venting of frustration. the problem isn't inflammatory posts, it's the responses! a bit like what i'm doing now actually.

i know this is a jokey thread, but the world would be a lot better if we all made this distinction.

anything else though, hands off! arguments on forums like these are a fantastic source of consumer advice. you won't see a more well informed argument outside of star wars fan theory.

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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby [XAP]Bob » 13 Jan 2017, 12:20pm

pwa wrote:Perhaps a more cycling related challenge would be appropriate. When I was a boy my friends and I played a game in which we cycled around very slowly, trying to force each other to place a foot on the ground. Ideally you would ride in front of an opponent, forcing them to stop and put a foot down. It could still be at dawn, of course.

Helmets compulsory?


Can I ride my usual vehicle? I suspect that I might win (or if someone else was riding similarly we might all get very bored)
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby reohn2 » 13 Jan 2017, 1:21pm

pwa wrote:Perhaps a more cycling related challenge would be appropriate. When I was a boy my friends and I played a game in which we cycled around very slowly, trying to force each other to place a foot on the ground. Ideally you would ride in front of an opponent, forcing them to stop and put a foot down. It could still be at dawn, of course.

Helmets compulsory?


Sounds like the opposite of my childhood which involve riding down pit rucks(slag heaps)to see who could go the fastest :shock:
A game that wasn't without it's fair share of problems involving doctors and nurses :? :( :D
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby brynpoeth » 13 Jan 2017, 3:24pm

Been reading folk tales recently. The contest could be between Margie Roofmaker and Thora April, it would be held in a churchyard at midnight and 50% of the points would be awarded by a mixed jury of experts on ladies apparel.
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby landsurfer » 13 Jan 2017, 6:38pm

brynpoeth wrote:Been reading folk tales recently. The contest could be between Margie Roofmaker and Thora April, it would be held in a churchyard at midnight and 50% of the points would be awarded by a mixed jury of experts on ladies apparel.

A wet field, early morning and the mass of Carridices best products .....
Mike Hall, Jenny Graham .. Respect.
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby brynpoeth » 13 Jan 2017, 8:35pm

Wet cotton duck, the thought of the smell brings back memories. :wink:
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby reohn2 » 14 Jan 2017, 4:59pm

Do Carradice make thigh length black cotton duck boots :oops: :shock:
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Re: Hand Bags At Dawn

Postby landsurfer » 14 Jan 2017, 10:59pm

Course they do ... Jules has a pair .... Black lace tops .... And SPD soles ..... Yorkshire lingerie
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