** The thread for Rants & Odds and Sods **

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 9:37am

Bonefishblues wrote:He appears, from the many accounts, to be a singularly unpleasant character, without any of the charm of his dad.

It's his upbringing,poor sod :shock:
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby Bonefishblues » 21 Apr 2018, 9:49am

reohn2 wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:He appears, from the many accounts, to be a singularly unpleasant character, without any of the charm of his dad.

It's his upbringing,poor sod :shock:

Yeah, a real victim, isn't he :D

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby brynpoeth » 21 Apr 2018, 11:54am

reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Maybe you could hoist the European flag, or to avoid hate crime :?, a version of it
Yellow background, blue stars, or the wrong number of stars?
There are 12 stars on the flag, should symbolise perfection
Can anyone remember when the EU had 12 members exactly?

I always thought the 12 stars were the number of classics riders you could juussstttt fit in an echelon across a Belgian minor road when an ill wind blows from the east :wink:


+12 or +13

You DO have to try to get us talking about cycling!
grrr :) :)

Is the word "ecehelon" in regular use outwith the cycling community?
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 2:00pm

brynpoeth wrote: .....Is the word "ecehelon" in regular use outwith the cycling community?

It could be in high class society.
I'll ask Charlie next time I see him :)
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 2:04pm

Bonefishblues wrote:Yeah, a real victim, isn't he :D

I don't wish to answer that directly as it may have an adverse effect on my chances of a knighthood :wink:
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby Bonefishblues » 21 Apr 2018, 2:48pm

reohn2 wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:Yeah, a real victim, isn't he :D

I don't wish to answer that directly as it may have an adverse effect on my chances of a knighthood :wink:

Even if Liz took umbrage, there would be a queue to start waving a sword in your direction, I'm sure :lol:

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby mercalia » 21 Apr 2018, 2:51pm

reohn2 wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:He appears, from the many accounts, to be a singularly unpleasant character, without any of the charm of his dad.

It's his upbringing,poor sod :shock:


the paper headline ( just seen in Lidls ) is "quip off the old block" :lol: what ever else the merits of that paper, it can rise to the occasion :lol:

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 6:00pm

Bonefishblues wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:Yeah, a real victim, isn't he :D

I don't wish to answer that directly as it may have an adverse effect on my chances of a knighthood :wink:

Even if Liz took umbrage, there would be a queue to start waving a sword in your direction, I'm sure :lol:

EEK!
I hadn't considered that possibility :shock:
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 6:03pm

mercalia wrote:the paper headline ( just seen in Lidls ) is "quip off the old block" :lol: what ever else the merits of that paper, it can rise to the occasion :lol:

If you mention which paper I'll see if I agree :wink:
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby mercalia » 21 Apr 2018, 6:52pm

reohn2 wrote:
mercalia wrote:the paper headline ( just seen in Lidls ) is "quip off the old block" :lol: what ever else the merits of that paper, it can rise to the occasion :lol:

If you mention which paper I'll see if I agree :wink:

either the Mail or the Sun. The newspaper section is just before the self checkout so was waiting and glanced over

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 21 Apr 2018, 9:37pm

mercalia wrote:either the Mail or the Sun. The newspaper section is just before the self checkout so was waiting and glanced over

I wouldn't give either of those two 'news'papers any credibility whatsoever.
Now if it were the Morning Star that'd be a different thing altogether :wink:
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby brynpoeth » 22 Apr 2018, 5:28pm

Two weeks ago snow was lying, today it was much too hot, had to remember to drink plenty :(
Was endangered by a lifestyle tank creeping over a stop line on red, I hate them, can't they be fitted with with handbrakes?
It really is sickening to see so much motor traffic on a Sunday
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby mercalia » 22 Apr 2018, 8:29pm

well soon the temps will return to normal 14C or so that will be a shock. I think haveing a few days of hot weather then cool suits me fine - I dont like hot weather in the summer when it goes on and on

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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby reohn2 » 22 Apr 2018, 11:59pm

mercalia wrote:well soon the temps will return to normal 14C or so that will be a shock. I think haveing a few days of hot weather then cool suits me fine - I dont like hot weather in the summer when it goes on and on

Which summer was that then? :?
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Re: ** The RANT thread for Odds and Sods **

Postby Vorpal » 23 Apr 2018, 10:05am

reohn2 wrote:
mercalia wrote:well soon the temps will return to normal 14C or so that will be a shock. I think haveing a few days of hot weather then cool suits me fine - I dont like hot weather in the summer when it goes on and on

Which summer was that then? :?

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